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Burger Burn

Burger Burns are held in the rear parking lot of the Glenn Sharrow American Legion Post in Hughesville. As long as weather permits, perhaps with tent protection, the weekly event will continue. Check their Facebook page for dates and times. Pictured left to right are manager Pam Wagner and bar ...

From Boise to Muncy—Memoirs, Pt. 2

Editor's note-In the Oct. 15, 1953 issue of the Luminary, the first installment of four articles written by then 76-year-old Muncy native Paul Shoemaker recorded his early memories of Muncy. Mr. Shoemaker left Muncy around 1913, but had always maintained a close association through heavy ...

From Boise to Muncy—Memoirs

Editor's note-In the Oct. 15, 1953 issue of the Luminary, the first installment of four articles written by then 76-year-old Muncy native Paul Shoemaker recorded his early memories of Muncy. Mr. Shoemaker left Muncy about 1913, but had always maintained a close association through heavy ...

Deeds 6.17

(EDITOR'S NOTE: As the Lycoming County Register and Recorder's office gradually reopens, the Muncy Luminary resumes publication of deed transactions beginning with transactions in early March when the pandemic and the office's closure temporarily interfered with the feature.)ANTHONY ...

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Peeks at the Past 7.29

Saturday, Sept. 3, 1872Dr. W. M. Rankin left on Tuesday for a trip west.A car factory is to be built at Watsontown, to cost $30,000.On Monday last the thermometer marked 90 in the shade.At the trial of Wm. Castles, charged with stealing the horse and buggy of B. F. Opp from the camp meeting ...

Peeks at the Past 7.22

Saturday, Aug. 3, 1872A number of cars of a freight train on the P. & R. railroad were thrown off the rack, at Muncy Station, on Saturday last, by the spreading of the track.John Poust, while putting on a crib in a well being dug, in Clinton township, fell headforemost into the well a ...

Peeks at the Past 7.15

July 27, 1872The strike of the men employed on the sawmills at Williamsport has become so serious that the military has been called out to restore order. Quite a good deal of rioting took place and Chief of Police Coder had an arm badly injured when struck by a club, Officer Pratt had his ...

Peeks at the Past 7.8

July 20, 1872Rains during the past week have caused a flood in the river.A cow belonging to John Smith at Port Penn was run over and killed by the mail train on the Catawissa railroad, Monday last.A man named William was committed to jail at Williamsport on Saturday last in default of bail, on ...

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From Boise to Muncy—Memoirs, Pt. 2

Editor's note-In the Oct. 15, 1953 issue of the Luminary, the first installment of four articles written by then 76-year-old Muncy native Paul Shoemaker recorded his early memories of Muncy. Mr. Shoemaker left Muncy around 1913, but had always maintained a close association through heavy ...

From Boise to Muncy—Memoirs

Editor's note-In the Oct. 15, 1953 issue of the Luminary, the first installment of four articles written by then 76-year-old Muncy native Paul Shoemaker recorded his early memories of Muncy. Mr. Shoemaker left Muncy about 1913, but had always maintained a close association through heavy ...

Area man catches 28-inch fish

Calvin Campbell and a friend were fishing in the Little Muncy Creek Sunday, June 28, between 8-9 p.m. when he caught a 28-inch yellow channel catfish. Although he feels very fortunate Calvin says it is quite unusual for yellow channel catfish to be found in the smaller creek and is curious as ...

Deeds 6.17

(EDITOR'S NOTE: As the Lycoming County Register and Recorder's office gradually reopens, the Muncy Luminary resumes publication of deed transactions beginning with transactions in early March when the pandemic and the office's closure temporarily interfered with the feature.)ANTHONY ...

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Schreffler Turns 90

Dean E. Schreffler of Muncy observed his 90th birthday on Sunday, May 17. Born in Berrysburg, he is the last of his family of seven to survive.Dean enjoys woodworking and has made treasure chests and furniture for his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Pictured with him are a few of the ...

A century of Alice!

On Thursday, May 14, longtime Hughesville resident, Alice Mae (Confer) DeWire, will celebrate her 100th birthday.Alice grew up on the Confer family homestead in Moreland Township and moved into Hughesville proper upon her marriage to Russell "Bert" DeWire in 1938. The couple raised seven ...

Luminaries donated to Muncy Place

PHOTOS PROVIDEDGifted to Muncy area seniors were 80 copies of the April 15 issue of The Luminary. On day 31 of the stay-in-place mandate, 30 copies were randomly hung on doors at Park Place Senior Living Complex. The remaining 50 went to Muncy Place, formerly known at the Muncy Valley Skilled ...

Meals on Wheels Menu

Week of Jan. 13Monday - Creamy honey mustard chicken, peas and cauliflower, brown rice, banana.Tuesday - Spaghetti with meatballs and tomato sauce, Italian vegetable blend, three bean salad.Wednesday - Baked liver with onion gravy, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, oatmeal applesauce ...