birthday

Grants Pass woman turns 102

Grants Pass, Ore. — In 1914, World War I began. The world’s first red and green traffic lights were installed, and a first class stamp cost just two pennies. In 1914 Grants Pass resident Bertha Smith was born in the small town of …

Gifts roll in for stood-up birthday boy

Lake Station, Ind. — A grandmother in Indiana was outraged when her grandson, who had brain surgery, was stood up by his friends on his birthday. But this story may have a happy ending, as some complete strangers are now making it …

Ashland woman celebrates 105th birthday

Ashland, Ore. — In 1911 the first Indy-500 race took place, Fenway Park was built and Crisco Shortening first hit store shelves. 1911 was also the year Ashland resident, Mary “Molly” Gruber was born and today, she celebrated her 105th birthday. To …

Little girl donates toys for birthday

Medford, Ore., — Portland 9-year -old Seiana Brotherton just celebrated her birthday, and is visiting her grandparents in the Rogue Valley. Today she presented toys to children at Rogue Regional Medical Center. She’d told friends and family she didn’t want gifts, she …