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Peeks of PAST Sept. 20, 2017

By Staff | Sep 22, 2017

The Muncy Luminary

Friday, Sept. 14, 1877

140 years ago

The Lutheran Sunday school and congregation picnic today at Hall’s woods. The Muncy Cornet band will furnish music.

Green and Merrill, the former champion quoit pitchers, lost the belt Wednesday in a contest with McCarty and Gernerd.

Stokes, the inimitable, is announced as the commander of a grand dress parade at the fair of the Hughesville Farmers’ club.

The Y.MC.A. reading room over Rissel’s store, having been closed during the heated term, will son be reopened to the young men of town.

The Muncy Luminary

Friday, Sept. 18, 1885

132 years ago

Died-At the residence of her mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Beeber, in Muncy Creek township, on Sept. 14. Miss Alice Beeber, aged 34 years.

Bacon is selling at ten cents and ham at the same price.

Unforeseen obstacles have caused the comrades of John D. Musser Post, G.A.R., to abandon the camp fire which they were to hold in Soars’ grove next week.

The Muncy Luminary

Thursday, Sept. 20,1917

100 years ago

Immense Parade In Honor Of Drafted Men-Muncy Was Well Represented by Junior Mechanics and Other Orders

A group of young people held a corn roast at Eglie’s woods along the Susquehanna on Friday evening.

Died: Jacob Rickolt died at his home on South Main street on Tuesday morning, aged 68 years; Margaret Burrows Rogers, died at the home of her daughter on Friday last, aged 73 years; James Rynearson died Sunday evening at the home of his brother; Ray F. Wendel, aged 35 years, died at his home in Watsontown Saturday morning of tuberculosis.

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The Luminary

Sept. 7, 1967

10 cents per copy

PA Bandmasters Festival to be Held in Muncy Next May

Three Muncy area young women were among the class of 28 practical nursing students who received certificates of gradation at WACC, Miss JOyce Cunning, Miss Connie Fahnestock, and Miss Mary Lee Dugan.

Five get degrees at Penn State: Robert L. Ebner, Muncy; Clyde Houseknecht, Muncy; Miss Linda Leonard Hughesville Miss Bonnie Covert, Muncy, and William L. Buehrig, Williamsport.

Big Boat Regatta to be held at Montgomery docks, Sept. 9 and 10.

J. Edgar Scott is being missed from his usual bread route due to an injury to his wrist sustained in a fall near his home.

Mary Anna Mathers, Muncy, married Wayne Alan Day, Hughesville, Sept. 2.

Miss Bonnie Covert, Muncy, becomes engaged to Dr. Tsann Ming Chu, of State College.

Gail Shively, wed Aug. 30 to Paul N. Ottenheimer, Muncy.

Engagement of Miss Carolyn Kreidler, to A/1c Larry C. Smith, Hughesville.

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Kimber Smith, Muncy, daughter, Aug. 31. Mother former Joanne Clark; Mr. and Mrs. John Winder, Muncy, son, Sept. 3. Mother former Dianne Flock; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Robbins, Muncy, son, Sept. 5. Mother former Bonnie King; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Eberlin, Sonestown, daughter, Sept. 5. Mother former Beverly Sones; Mr. and Mrs. Marlyn Kepner, Montgomery, daughter, Sept. 6. Mother former Violet Robbins; Mr. and Mrs. Gary Hall, Muncy, son, Sept. 1. Mother former Patricia Buck; Mr..and Mrs. Eri Fentermacher, Hughesville, son, Aug. 31. Mother former Roxanne Miller; Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Gordner, Williamsport, son, Aug. 29. Mother former Linda Harman.

Died: Elsie Woodward Berger, Muncy, Sept. 1; Florence M. Phillips, Picture Rocks, 66, died Monday, Labor Day; Martin McCourt, 2, son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel McCourt, Montgomery, Sept. 2.

At the Ritz: “8 on the Lam”

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The Luminary

Wed., Sept. 16, 1992

25 years ago

Muncy High School Marching Indians thrilled the hometown fans with their interpretation of the big band sound last Friday at the half-time show at Muncy HIgh School.

Mavis Bosch and Rob Burger recently joined the rehabilitation department of Muncy Valley Hospital.

Bill and Madeline Bird were in California recently to attend the wedding of Anissa Azola.

Local artist Victoria Thompson-Hess is showing a solo exhibit of her work at the Strawbridge Art Gallery in Muncy Valley.

Grace Baptist Church, Muncy, has a new Minister of Music and Youth, Rev. Daniel Jordan.

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Strickland, Montgomery, a son, Sept. 8; Mr. and Mrs. Mark Charles, Muncy, daughter, Sept. 11. Mother former Vera L. Bennett.