June 17, 2010 RSS feed / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of June 26, 1930 ’30 Deaths: Samuel Stewart Gaster of Orbisonia; Sara Kruze Kesselring of near Altoona; James Gregory Palmer of Little Rock, Ark. More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of June 12, 1980 ’80 The problem of whether the village of Hustontown will continue to have streetlights or not has been solved in favor of the lights staying   More...

50 Years Ago

From The Files Of June 30, 1960 ’60 Donald Bard of the Warfordsburg FFA Chapter was elected regional vice president of the State FFA Association on June 16 during FFA   week at Penn State.   Mack Trucks Inc. More...

MEMORY JOGGER

This week’s Memory Jogger, submitted by Marjorie Chamberlain of Wells Tannery, was taken in Hustontown in the early 1950s and pictures, back row, left to right: Joyce Barton Washabaugh, Pat Shea More...

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of June 14, 1990 ’90 McConnellsburg Borough Municipal Authority has announced that work will be completed this week in the installation of the authority’s   More...

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of June 25, 1970 ’70 Rev. Cyril S. Fowler, 62, of Mercersburg, died Sunday evening of a heart attack during the services at the Pentecostal Full Gospel Church   More...

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of June 29, 1950 ’50 The body of a 19-year-old McConnellsburg boy was recovered from the lake at Cowans Gap at 4:45 last Friday morning more than seven hours after he had disappeared from sight while swimming. More...

70 Years Ago

From The Files Of June 27, 1940 ’40 Deaths: R. Denny Wible of Waterfall; Mrs. William J. Henry of Clear Ridge; Mrs. Martha Alice Vanorsdale of Amaranth; Robert Samuel   Burrall of Big Cove Tannery. More...