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Peeks 5.13.2020

May 18, 1850We call the attention of parents to the advertisement of Mr. W. J. Sellers, in another column, who proposes to exhibit his system for teaching geography this afternoon. Mr. Sellers has taught classes with much success in many of the towns on the river below us and several of our ...

Peeks at the Past 5.6.2020

Saturday, May 11, 1872Prof. J. F. Davis has been elected superintendent of the public schools in Williamsport, at a salary of $1,000.J.W. Alder has resigned as assistant superintendent of the Catawissa railroad.Calvin Rider, Vinton Rider and Joseph Myers, convicted of robbing the safe of the ...

Peeks at the Past 4.229

May 4, 1850Our town and neighborhood have been for the past few weeks infested with thieves. A chisel seems to be the principal instrument used by the scamps who have been using every opportunity to plunder our citizens. The people of our town and neighborhood should attend to their bolts and ...

Montgomery Locals 4.22

On Friday, April 17, the Montgomery Area School District made a public gesture of support to their graduating seniors who have had to miss a significant portion of their senior year. They symbolically lit up the stadium and scoreboard as part of the "Be the Light" campaign that schools across ...

Peeks at the Past

April 27, 1850We learned that on Tuesday night last the room occupied by Mr. John Smith at Port Penn, near the Borough, as a grocer and confectionary store, was entered and robbed of all its contents. The robber or robbers stripped the room, not leaving a pound of sugar or a mint stick.In a ...

Peeks at the Past 4.15.2020

Saturday, April 13, 1872Joshua Bowman presented the Keystone Ladder and Bucket company with $100.Barnum's great show will exhibit at Williamsport on May 24.The Reform Journal, a new labor paper, has made its appearance at Williamsport.Friday, April 15, 1880On Saturday night a fire broke out in ...

Peeks at the Past 4.8.2020

April 13, 1850A regular rough and tumble fight is going on at present in the ranks of the harmonious democracy in regard to their next candidate for Canal Commissioner. The Cameron wing of the party have rolled up their sleeves and are determined to swallow Painter and his friends without ...

Peeks at the Past 4.1.2020

March 30, 1872George A. Dodd, of Montoursville, was the lucky applicant for a cadetship at West Point.A rolling mill is to be erected at Milton, by Milton and Bellefonte parties.A little daughter of John Jones, of Williamsport, was so badly burned by her clothing taking fire from a stove in her ...

Bob Wilt’s Sports Limelights 3.26.1970

Highlighted this week is Muncy's Larry Lauchle from the March 26, 1970 edition of The Luminary.The meteoric career that being an excellent wrestler has fashioned for Muncy's native Larry Lauchle was moved a notch higher last week when he was appointed varsity wrestling coach at the University ...

Peeks at the Past 3.25.2020

March 23, 1872Spotted fever prevails to a considerable extent at Williamsport.Six or eight sheep belonging to Jessie Haines, Muncy Twp., bitten by the mad dog which passed through that township several weeks ago, went mad last week and were killed.Dr. G. G. Wood & Co. have purchased the ...