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Today in Johnson City History: December 8

Rebecca Henderson • Dec 8, 2018 at 7:00 AM

Dec. 8, 2006: Johnson City was amid a single-digit cold snap that prompted warnings about frozen pipes.

Dec. 8, 2009: The new stretch of University Parkway between Lamont and West Market Streets opened after decades of discussions and 18 months of construction.

Dec. 8, 2011: The Johnson City Press opined in an editorial that having the Northeast State Community College presence in the former Downtown Centre would be a good thing and “could be an exciting new chapter in the redevelopment of downtown Johnson City.”

Dec. 8, 2012: Memorial Park Community Center opened on the former site of Memorial Stadium. The center’s campus continued to include the World War I doughboy statue that marked the stadium’s entrance for decades.

Source: Johnson City Press

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