homepage logo

PEEKS of PAST May 1, 2019

By Staff | May 2, 2019

The Muncy Luminary

Friday, May 12, 1944

75 years ago

Price five cents

Last Friday evening when many Muncians were listening to the “Big Time Hit Parade” which comes over station WEAF every week at 8:30 p.m., they were startled and delighted to hear Yeoman Third Class Mae Burns Foster of the Spars, daughter of Mrs. Robert Burns of North Washington St. win $125 by giving the correct answer to a musical question.

Leroy Mincemoyer on Monday received a second degree burn on his right eye while working at the wire rope where he is employed.

S-Sgt.Ralph Stine Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross-Hospital Patient, Solider Makes Light of Injuries. Has completed 25 bombing missions over enemy territory.

Miss Marion Murray of Main Street became the bride of Llewellyn Ness Strassner of Waymart on April 9.

H. Burton Long of East Penn Street has been promoted to Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve.

Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Foust, of Clarkstown, spent Sunday as guests of MR. and MRs. Brady Taylor of Picture Rocks.

At the Ritz: Desert Song

The Luminary

50 Years Ago

April 17, 1969

Members of his ninth grade agriculture classes at Muncy high school served as pallbearers and attended in a group the funeral services on April 16 for 16-year old Robert Harley Bartlow Jr., of Clarkstown, who was accidentally killed Sunday afternoon.

County winner in the annual poster contest sponsored by the Lycoming County Committee for Employment of the Handicapped is Miss Kathy Turner, of Clarkstown.

Fred C. DeWire has been appointed manager of manufacturing services at Young Machinery company, Muncy,.

Hughesville high school majorettes won top honors in the second annual North Central Pennsylvania Majorette competition at the Montoursville high school

Miss Sandra Kennedy, of Muncy, was guest of honor at a bridal shower on April 12 at the Montgomery home of Mr. and Mrs. Cyril M. Johnson, Sr., parents of her fianc, Cyril Johnson Jr.

Births: Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Moser, Montgomery, son, April 9. Mother former Ruth Rice; Mr. and Mrs. George Saul, Hughesville, son, April 8. Mother former Connie Rooker; Mr. and Mrs. John Bilheim, Muncy, daughter, April 9. Mother former Kathleen Whalen; Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Steinbacher, Hughesville, April 14. Mother former Betty Martin; Sgt. and Mrs. James Rodarmel, son, April 8, at Biloxi, Miss. Mother former Theresa Akers.

Died: Norman Worthington, 78, born in Hughesville, died April 12.

At the Ritz: “I Love You Alice B.Toklas”

Ad: Pysher’s Photographic Service, Muncy

The Muncy Luminary

Friday, May 4, 1994

25 years ago

Students at Muncy high school participated in “switch day” last week as students “took over” being administrators, teachers, and secretaries. The event was sponsored by the Student Council.

The National Day of Prayer, May 5, is an opportunity for students, teachers, administrators, parents and other concerned community members to gather together on the front lawn of Muncy High School at 7:15 a.m. and unite for the good of the schools.

Muncy Bank & Trust Company, Daniel C. Berninger, was appointed senior vice present.

Birth: Cathy L. McCollin and Carl Berry, Muncy, April 28.

Died: C. Rolland Lockard, 72, Hughesville, May 1; Mae L. Brown, 74, Muncy, May 2; Eugene R. Young, 67, Bloomsburg, April 25; Dale H. Seese, 34, New Columbia RR 2; Elizabeth A. Tallman, Hughesville, died April 29; Tilllie B. Beck, 95, formerly of Picture Rocks, died April 29.