History of Beach Metro News: 1977 was a very good year

By the beginning of 1977 the newspaper was settling down.  There were no crises on the horizon. It had a paid (albeit modestly!) staff of three – editor Joan Latimer, ad manager and editorial assistant Amy Vanderwal, and myself looking after the business and circulation.  We were putting out 12-page papers and acquiring what our […]

Ward 9 News survives, but just…

Last issue we reached the end of 1972, and almost the end of the paper itself. In its first 10 months there had been 19 editions consisting of four or eight pages. The great coup for unpaid editor/business manager Doug White and his team was to pull off a 20 page issue on Nov. 23 […]