150 years ago in The Sun:
Nov. 3: The New Cathedral Grave Yard -- According to appointment the solemn and imposing ceremonial of the consecration of the New Cathedral Grave Yard, took place yesterday. The lot consecrated adjoins the old yard on the north, and contains between six and seven acres. It is a handsome piece of ground for the purpose, well enclosed with a substantial paling fence.
50 years ago in The Sun
Oct. 31: Noisemakers, marching bands and gypsy costumes will mark community Halloween fetes tonight when several neighborhood groups celebrate the occasion and attempt to divert childish mischief to less destructive goals.