PEEKS OF PAST
109 Years Ago
The Muncy Luminary
Thursday, Nov. 24, 1904
Miss Marian Goodenow died at the home of her grandmother, Mrs. John Staufer, Wednesday morning at the age of 19 years.
Grover Reeder and “Mike” McCarty were at Dunwoodie and Hillgrove hunting, and when they returned surprised their friends by killing a small doe, 12 rabbits, 2 woodcock, 4 quail, and one grouse. They will leave next week for Slate Run, to try their prowess again.
100 Years Ago
The Muncy Luminary
Thursday, Nov. 27, 1913
Fred M. Sprout and son Charles, have returned from Philadelphia. They were accompanied by Miss Augusta Sprout, who will spend Thanksgiving here.
Miss Frances Petrikin gave an auction bridge on Thursday evening. Dr. Harry Weigle won the first prize and Miss Emily Reeder second prize, consolation credits being awarded to Miss Petrikin.
75 Years Ago
Thursday, Nov. 24, 1938
A brief item in the Philadelphia Inquirer last week recalled the terms of the will of the late Henry E. Haines, by which the Muncy Valley Hospital is the beneficiary of the income from a trust fund of $10,000.
Snow is predicted for today and the sudden turn in the weather looks as if predictions may hold true for an old fashioned Thanksgiving.
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50 Years Ago
Nov. 7, 1963
In a spectacular blaze which required services of more than 100 firemen from six different area companies, the large barn on the Harry S. VanDine property near Clarkstown was destroyed Saturday evening, Nov. 1.
St. Andrew Lutheran church was the scene of a pretty wedding on Nov. 3 when Miss Mary Jane Rothfuss became the bride of John Lamparter, III.
James E. Hall, a native of Hughesville, has been appointed as vice president and general manager of a large automobile agency in California.
Mt. Zion was the scene of a fall wedding on Oct. 26 when Miss Sherry Louise Reese, Hughesville, became the bride of Glenn L. Budman, Jr., also of Hughesville.
Births: Mr. and Mrs. Carl Gottschall, Muncy, a son, Oct. 31. Mother former Betty Wilson; Mr. and Mrs. J. Bernard Krauss, Jr., Muncy Valley, a daughter, Oct. 31. Mother former Rose Remsnyder; Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Gordner, Muncy, a daughter, Oct. 31. Mother former Linda Harman; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lyon, Danville, a son. Mother former Anne Beagle; Mr. and Mrs. Dale Wenrick, Montgomery, a son, Nov. 1. Mother former Janice Rodgers; Mr.and Mrs. Lloyd Moser, Milton, a son, Nov. 3. Mother former Marian Lawton; Mr. and Mrs. Larry Howell, Milton, a son, Nov. 4. Mother former Virginia Hulsizer.
Died: Miss Stella Mae (Sue) Corson, 65, of Muncy, died Nov. 3; Albert Gulliver, formerly of Muncy, Oct. 30; Alice Sheridan, Muncy, died Nov. 1.
At the Ritz: “West Side Story”
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10 years ago
Oct. 8, 2003
Just two days before the opening of bow hunting season, the Country Store at Pennsdale officially opened a newly-constructed 2500 square foot building to be used for processing venison.
Hughesville Baptist church members gathered at a designated spot of the Golden Strip, Williamsport, on Sunday in a show of pro-life support.
Bone-chilling wet weather dampened public attendance at last Saturday’s Kiwanis’ Fall Festival.
Katharine Pratt Ramsey, daughter of Maggie and Bill Ramsey of Muncy, is completing a semester of study at Temple University Japan in Tokyo.
The former Murray farmhouse, purchased by East Lycoming School in the early 1990’s was demolished on Oct. 6.
Died: Scott A. Hoyler, 38, Muncy, Oct. 4; Gary L. Weaver, 53, Muncy, Oct. 6; Mona M. McCarty, 94, Muncy, Oct. 3; Gretta L. Sunday, 81, Montgomery, Sept. 28.