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Peeks at the Past 2.26.2020

March 16, 1872The clothing of a little son of Isaac Gortner, of this borough, aged 3 years, caught fire from a spark from the stove on Monday and he was badly burned about his face and neck, before his mother could put the fire out. The little sufferer is doing well.The mad dog excitement in ...

Peeks at the Past 2.26.2020

1880Ellis Sunderlin's barn in Muncy township was burned last Saturday evening, it having been set on fire by an engine on the Muncy Creek railroad.Dr. Shadle, of Hughesville, made a narrow escape from being stuck by a scantling during the gale last Friday while seated in a buggy in front of his ...

Peeks at the Past 2.26.2020

1850170 years agoThe canals are now in navigable condition and the boating season has fairly commenced. Several have already left this place for market and others are making preparations to start soon.1880A petition was circulated in Picture Rocks against the granting of a liquor license in ...

Peeks at the Past 2.26.2020

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 1872The Vigilant fire company, drawing their engine and hose carriage and the Bucket and Ladder company, each member to carry his bucket, preceded by the Muncy Cornet band, paraded on the 22nd.Work on the boom at this place is progressing finely, eleven piers having been ...

Peeks 2.19.2020

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 1872A deposit bank is about to be organized at Catawissa.John Ort, of Muncy township, raised last season, on two acres of ground, 156 bushels of oats.A meeting in the interest of the Hunlock Creek and Muncy Railroad will be held in this Boro. at the Central School House this ...

Peeks at the Past 2.12.2020

The Muncy LuminaryFeb. 12, 1920100 years agoTeachers in Demand-State Superintendent Anticipates Shortage in FallAntonio Depaolo, an Italian tack laborer on the Pennsylvania railroad, who resides at Loyalsock, several miles below Sylvan Dell, was fatally injured Friday afternoon when he was ...

Peeks at the Past 2.5.2020

Feb. 6, 1872The mails to and from Hughesville are now carried by way of the Muncy Creek railroad instead of by stage.Snow to the depth of one foot fell at this place on Saturday.A stable belonging to Michael Reeder was destroyed by fire at Turbotville on Tuesday evening.Feb. 6, 1880We were ...

Peeks at the Past 1.29.2020

Jan. 29, 1872J.I. Painter, agent of the Catawissa railroad company at this place informs us that since the opening of the extension on November 20th, he has sold 1,305 tickets to Williamsport.A Farmers Club has been formed in Buffalo township, Union county.Alex B. Jack, of Danville will deliver ...

Peeks at the Past 1.15.2020

Jan. 16, 1872David D. Manville has resumed business after the disastrous fire of two weeks ago. On Saturday night last at about 11:30, fire broke out in the rear of a small frame building owned by Mrs. Samuel Petrikin and occupied by J.V. Reeder, as a jewelry store, who lost all his tools and ...

Peeks at the Past 1.8.2020

Jan. 9, 1872Those desiring to see a complete map of the National Colony lands, in Colorado, with lakes, rivers, bottoms and prairies can do so by calling upon Captain Thomas Lloyd, agent of the colony.Fire broke out in DeHaas Bros. carriage works on East Water street Sunday morning, and with ...