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Looking Back 25 Years

From the archives of the Jefferson Valley Museum

 

November 23, 2016



Wednesday,

November 27, 1991

Schools plan special program for National Drugged and Drunk Driving Week. To dramatize the high death rates in teenagers due to alcohol-related accidents, the local DUI Task Force, the Sheriff’s Reserves and student organizations are hosting a “Ghost Out” in early December.

Students chosen at random will be removed from the classroom by the “Grim Reaper” at the rate of one every ten to twelve minutes. That rate coincides with the frequency of DUI fatalities, DUI Task Force member Leonard Wortman said.

The faces of the students will be painted w...



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