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Peeks of the Past

By Staff | Dec 4, 2012

50 Years Ago

The Luminary

Nov. 28, 1962

5 cents

On Friday evening the Yule street decorations will be turned on for the first time, having been virtually completed last weekend, except for the new materials which are still arriving.

Dr. I. G. Kim , a native of Korea who has been on staff of the Allentown General Hospital, will open an office in Hughesville for general practice of medicine within the next week.

The Muncy Band Parents association has voted unanimously to provide the financial means to send the MHS band to the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington,D. C. in April.

Muncy’s newest industry, Glamorise Foundations,w ill have an open house Friday so that area residents may inspect the new facility.

Mr. and Mrs. James S. Wilson of N.J. have announced the approaching marriage of their daughter, Barbara, to Thomas T. Taber III, of Muncy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Taber, of Madison, N.J.

The wedding of Miss Kathryn Kepner, fifth grade teacher in the Muncy elementary school, and Obed Dildine, on Thanksgiving eve, Nov. 21.

A baby shower was held Nov. 20 for Mrs. K Minier at the home of Mrs. Clinton Hall, near Muncy. Co-hostess was Mrs. Theodore Anderson.

Danny Miller, Picture Rocks, 4 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Miller, fell from a ladder while playing on Sunday and fractured his elbow in three places.

Byron Elder, teacher at Overbrook School for the Blind, has returned to PHiladelphia, having spent a few days with his sister, Miss Alice Elder.

Births: Mr. and Mrs. William Baysore, Muncy, a daughter, Nov. 19. Mother former Rozetta Hess; Mr.and Mrs. Chester L. Lorow, Muncy Valley, a daughter, Nov. 20. Mother former Betty Jane Whitmoyer;; Mr.and Mrs. Edward Hendricks, Muncy, a daughter, Nov. 20. Mother former Geraldine Caruso; Mr. and Mrs. James Hakes, Williamsport, a son, Nov. 20. Mother former Carlene Brown; Mr.and Mrs. William Danley, Danville, a daughter, Nov. 21. Mother former Patsy Ann Trivelpiece; Mr. and Mrs. John L. Moore, Allenwood, a son, Nov. 21. Mother former Retta Dorene Lynch; Mr.and Mrs. Theodore Reynolds, Muncy, a daughter, Nov. 24. Mother former Ruth Sellers.

Deaths: Mrs. Lee Eichenlaub, former Mabel Yeagle, died NOv. 18; Fred E. Wallis, 69, Muncy, died Nov. 26; Mabel T. Miller, 82, formerly of Muncy, died Nov. 25; Donald Gortner, 57, Pennsdale, died suddenly early Thanksgiving Day morning.

At the Ritz: “Panic in Year Zero”

Ad: Arrow Fenway Club Shirts-Wash and Wear Luxury at $5.00-Paul’s, Muncy

25 years ago

The Luminary

Nov. 25, 1987

30 cents

Dale Smith shot his first bear in 57 years on Nov. 24. The female bear weighed 215 pounds and was between 3 and 5 years old.

The grand opening of Bryfogle’s latest addition, “The Trim a Tree Shop” is now in progress.

Myers Elementary students enjoyed lunch with their parents throughout the week of Nov. 16.

Died: Alice E. Kuntz, 83, Hughesville, died Nov. 18; Arthur T. Eaker, formerly of Muncy, died Nov. 23; Robert N. Phillips, Plunketts Creek, died Nov. 22; Norman W. Robbins, 65, Unityville, died Nov. 21; Carolyn M. Norton, 48, Laporte, died Nov. 17; Martha O. Snyder, formerly of Muncy, Montoursville, and Hughesville, died Nov. 22.

At the Ritz: “Dirty Dancing”

Ad: Shirley’s Fabric Outlet, Muncy

10 years ago

The Luminary

Dec. 11, 2002

35 cents

Area resident serving our country: Hughesville resident, Army Pfc. Corry D. Maneval has been decorated with the Army Achievement Medal.

Fans of all ages were on hand to greet Santa and Mrs. Claus as they arrived at thew Muncy Post Office on Saturday.

May Anthony Rizzo was presented with a plate from the mayor of MUncy’s sister city, Saint Au Laeri, in France.

Dorothy Stine of Muncy enjoys her collection of teddy bears, most of which she has received as gifts. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the teddy bear.

Died: LaRue M. (Hap) Houseknecht, 79, of Rt. 442 Hwy., died Dec. 3; E. June (Cub) Nuss, 76, Muncy, died Dec. 5; M. Irene Creveling, 95, formerly of Hughesville, died Dec. 1.

Ad: The Artisan’s Alliance, Main St., Muncy.