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PEEKS OF PAST Feb.28, 2018

By Staff | Feb 28, 2018

The Muncy Luminary

Friday, April 2, 1886

132 years ago

Died-Mrs. Hannah Woodward, aged 79 years.

H. Stelwagon, proprietor of the Quaker City Stained Glass works, has presented the Lutheran church with a transom for over the front door.

The front of Muncy Valley House, of which D.W. Yothers is the popular host, has been improved by putting in handsome windows, with two panes to each window, on the first floor.

The spring terms of the Normal school opens April 5. Principal Emerson Collins expects any out-of-town students during the session.

The Muncy Luminary

and Lycoming County Advertiser.

Thursday, April 4, 1918

Price Two Cents

Died: William T. McCarty died at his home up Glade Run Tuesday night, aged 83 years; Mrs. Thomas Heimbach at the family home on Mechanic street, this Thursday morning, aged 69 years.

The Luminary

Feb. 22, 1968

10 cents per copy

Kenneth G. Bryfogle, prominent and respected citizen of lower Lycoming county, died Tuesday, Feb. 20.

The 58th annual “cake walk” of Keystone Hook and Ladder company unfolds at the fire hall in Muncy on Feb. 23.

Mr. David Hall, Picture Rocks, with the Navy in Philadelphia, spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Venard Hall.

Mrs. Dorothy Bitler and daughters Margaret and Ann; and Mrs. Norman Noble left Philadelphia by jet for a vacation in Hawaii.

Engagement announced of Miss Kay Plotts, Huntersville, to William T. Simpson, of Madison, Wis.

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Fritz, Millville, son, Feb. 14. Mother former Peggy Robbins; Mr. and Mrs. William Wodrig, Sr., Hughesville, son, Feb. 15. Mother former Lena Hamilton; Mr. and Mrs. David Stover, Watsontown, son, Feb. 17. Mother former Doris Kurtz; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Williams, Bloomsburg, daughter, Feb. 17. Mother former Virginia Richart; Mr. and Mrs. James Knouse, Montgomery, son, Feb. 17. Mother former Judith Holmes; Mr. and Mrs. Dale Wenrick, Montgomery, daughter, Feb. 18. Mother former Janice Rodgers; Mr. and Mrs. William Fogelman, Muncy, daughter, Feb. 18. Mother former Shirley Cotner; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Shaner, Hughesville, daughter, Feb. 19. Mother former Carroll Robbins; Mr. and Mrs. Prudencio Calderson, Muncy, son, Feb. 17. Mother former Dixie Jo Reece.

Died: Oliver P. Michael, 77, Muncy, Feb. 16.

At the Ritz: “The Comedians”

Ad: Ray’s

The Luminary

Wed., Feb. 24, 1993

25 years ago

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Barry E. Hill, son, Feb. 16. Mother former Dolly P. Richart; Mr. and Mrs. Jack C. Whipple, daughter, Feb. 14. Mother former Brenda L. Walters; Stacy M. Brady and James Krysik, Muncy, daughter, Feb. 21; Julia and Gary Bacon, Peekskill, NY, a daughter, Feb. 14. Mother is the former Julia Winn, of Muncy.

Ruth Ann VanBuskirk became the bride of Woodrow W. Fry, Muncy, Feb. 13.

Airman Ryan C. Vogt, Montgomery, has graduated from the airlift aircraft maintenance specialist course here.

Pvt. Christopher J. McCallus, Hughesville, has completed training at the U.S. Army Infantry School at Ft. Benning.

Died: Raymond W. Miller, Jr., 54, Montgomery, Feb. 19; Mary A. Siegfried, 87, Hughesville, Feb. 21; The Rev. William H. Yutzy, III, 53, formerly of Muncy, died Feb. 21; William D. Bender, 74, formerly of Muncy Valley, Feb. 13.