JP History: This Week in JP History

January 18, 2013
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The Gazette’s top headlines from this week in JP history:

5 Years Ago: 2008

“St. Andrew’s sold to local church”

Bethel AME Church buys the former St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church complex in Forest Hills after much local concern about its future.

 10 Years Ago: 2003

“Residents rally against the Iraq War”

Jamaica Plain Action Network stages a Centre Street protest against the pending war.

 15 Years Ago: 1998

“3 Democrats [run] for state rep.”

The candidates included JP resident Liz Malia, who won the 11th Suffolk District seat and remains in office today.

 20 Years Ago: 1993

“Howdy, Partner”

The City announces the Neighborhood Partnership Initiative, an attempt to coordinate local groups to plan housing and commercial revitalization in Hyde Square.

 Compiled by John Ruch