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PEEKS OF PAST – Mar. 7, 2018

By Staff | Mar 8, 2018

The Luminary

Feb. 29, 1968

10 cents per copy

Thomas Harris buys Ted Davis Studio.

Muncy’s Jim Brittain is giving up mat officiating.

Sprout Waldron hires Joe H. Emery as manager of the fir’s newly established Systems and Data Processing Center.

Hospital Drive Passes $200,000 Mark; Other Pledges Received.

Miss Vicky Thompson, a sophomore at Muncy high school, placed first chair in the trumpet section at the district band festival in Mansfield.

Miss Mary E. Gruber, former Muncy resident, and James W. Riley married Feb. 24.

Larry L. Lowe, Muncy, one duty for one year at Cam Ranh Bay AF in Viet Nam, has been promoted to sergeant.

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Earl Little, Jr., Danville, son, Feb. 22. Mother former Kathleen Shoemaker; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fair, Montgomery, son,mm Feb. 22. Mother former Lois Klinefelter; Mr, and Mrs. Robert McCollen, Montgomery, son, Feb. 22. Mother former Judy Wertz; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kilgus, Muncy, son, Feb. 23. Mother former Mary Houseknecht; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Andrews, Sr., Muncy, son Feb. 27. Mother former Gloria Hartman.

At the Ritz: “The Jungle Book”

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The Luminary

Wed., March 3, 1993

25 years ago

Junior Jamie DeJesus became the first 1,000 point scorer in Muncy High School girls basketball history.

Not just one, but three lambs made their entrance in time for transitional month of March. The Ash Wednesday lamb triplets were born to a ewe belonging to Shaun and Susan Stackhouse of Unityville.

Muncy advances two, Hughesville five, and Montgomery six to the district wrestling tournament.

Birth: Mr. and Mrs. Mark Hecknauer, Montgomery, son, Feb. 23. Mother former Marnie A. Farley.

Died: Robert W. Ferrill, Jr., 72, Picture Rocks, Feb. 27; Mr. E. Ernestine Pick, 88, formerly of Montgomery, Feb. 28; Oscar W. Kirkner, 80, Muncy, Feb. 24; Gladys Seylar Stevens, formerly of Muncy, Feb. 24.

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