75 Years Ago
James Bassler Returns Home
May 20, 2021
Herald of May 23, 1946
James Weldon Bassler, Yeoman Third Class of the Navy, returned to the home of his parents, Mr. And Mrs. J. Harold Bassler, near Martinsburg, after a year in the Philippines.
The primary election in Morrisons Cove was notable only in the general apathy of voters and the light vote cast. The Cove’s only candidate, D. Raymond Sollenberger, candidate for the Republican nomination for state assemblyman, won with a lead of almost 1,000 votes over his nearest opponent.
John H. Hess, supervising principal of Morrisons Cove High School and the schools of North Woodbury, Tayl...