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PEEKS of PAST Apr. 24, 2019

By Staff | Apr 25, 2019

The Muncy Luminary


The delegation of Congress from Pennsylvania now stands 13 Whigs to 11 locofocos.

The Muncy Juvenile Temperance Society will hold a meeting in the New Brick School room on Saturday evening.

Grain of all kinds received in payment of debts due this office.

1869 – Married in this Borough on the 8th inst., Warren S. Campbell of Plunkets Creek township and Miss Mary Kaufman of Wolf township, all of Lycoming County.

Died in this Borough on Thursday last, Mrs. Mary Rissel, aged 84 years.

Two burglaries were committed in and near this borough on Wednesday night last. The residence of Mr. H.S. Root in this Borough was entered and the gold spectacles of Mrs. Root, a gold locket, and five dollars in money stolen. On the same night the house occupied by Mr. William Trump and Mr. Jacob McLain at the Willow Grove Mills was entered and it was supposed by the same party.

The Muncy Luminary

Friday, May 5, 1944

75 years ago

Price five cents

Engagement announced of Fannie Louise Iseley, Muncy, R.D. to Sgt. Myron J. Watts, of Unityville.

The marriage of Miss Jeanne Donaldson of State College, to A/C Richard N. McCord, Keesler Field, Miss. on Friday afternoon.

Byerly Brothers Meet in England-Two brothers, Cpl. Joseph and Pvt. Lake Byerly, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Byerly of N. Main Street had a thrilling experience recently. Lake who has been in England since last November received word from his parents that Joe had arrived in England.

Miss Lois B. App, of Montgomery, R.D., and Sgt. George W. Taylor, Jr. were united in marriage April 24.

Harold F. Mincemoyer of the United States Navy stationed at Olathe, Kansas, has been promoted to Ship’s Cook 3/c.

Joseph Sprout Ph. M. 2/c of the United States Navy, stationed at Annapolis, Md., confined to the hospital there with scarlet fever.

At the Ritz: “Destination Tokyo”

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The Luminary

50 Years Ago

April 10, 1969

Mr. and Mrs. Norman Fry, who have a general store in Pennsdale, have opened a showroom for sale of antiques and used articles at 5 East Water street in Muncy.

Senior speakers for the annual Muncy high school commencement were announced this week as Betty Jo Campbell, Jacquelyn Swisher, and James Wood.

Engagement announced of Nancy Guisewhite, of Muncy, to Stephen Reich, of Williamsport.

Miss Rhonda Rarig, formerly of Muncy, becomes the bride of Jack H. List, South Williamsport, on March 22.

Births: Mr. and Mts. Timothy Temple, Muncy, daughter, April 1. Mother former Nancy Buss; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Thouvenot, Muncy, son, April 2. Mother former Barbara Sheets; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Foust, Muncy, son, April 4.Mother former Jane Bundle; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Umstead, Unityville, daughter, April 4. Mother former Donna Sones.

Died: Brady C. Hill, Muncy nonagenarian, died April 5.

At the Ritz: “Swiss Family Robinson”

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The Muncy Luminary

Friday, April 27, 1994

25 years ago

Dot and Bill Sandmeyer of Picture Rocks helped clean the earth and keep it beautiful. The couple were part of the Picture Rocks Lions Club who pick up litter for the Adopt-a-Highway program.

Muncy Bank and Trust Company presented a check for $30,000 to STEP, Inc.

A drawing for two baseballs and two sports cards autographed by Ed Ott was a part of the Muncy Little League opening ceremony.

A 1969 Muncy High School graduate, David B. Bardo, was recently named district superintendent of schools in the Wittenberg-Birnamwood School District in Wisconsin.

Erin Erdman, 15-year old, of Huntersville, won the gold medal in cross country skiing in the 500 meter race at the Special Olympics State Competition in Johnstown this past February.

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Brian L. Krah, Hughesville, a daughter, April 12. Mother former Debra Ann Kirkendall; Polly R. Yocum and Scott A. Hunter, Muncy, a son, April 19.

Mr. and Mrs. Steven Tawney, Montgomery, a son, April 19. Mother former Lori Renae Hall; Mr. and Mrs. Nevin K. Gordner, Montgomery, a son, April 21,. The mother is the former Tammy L. Lawrence.

Died: Edward C. Wert, 49, Liverpool, NY, died April 22; Maude I. Michael, 95, formerly of Muncy R R 2, died April 24; Walter E. Bartlow, Jr., Montgomery, Jan. 21.

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