June 24, 2010 RSS feed / From Days Gone By

50 Years Ago

From The Files Of July 7, 1960 ’60 State Sen. J. Irving Whalley will be Republican candidate for nomination to the short term (November 8 through December 31) as congressman for the 18th District, to replace the late Douglas H. Elliott. More...

70 Years Ago

’40 Boyd Fore Jr. of McConnellsburg, former Pennsylvania State College athlete, has signed a contact with the Salisburg, Md., baseball club in the Eastern Shore League and reported to the club this week. Boyd signed as a catcher. More...

Morris B. Ramsey Dover, Pa., 75

Morris B. Ramsey, 75, Dover, Pa., died at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 16, 2010, at his home. Born January 2, 1935 at Wells Tannery, Pa., he was a son of the late Benjamin C. and Justina (Wiser) Ramsey. More...

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of June 21, 1990 ’90 National country music recording artists and a princess pageant are some of the highlights of this year’s Hustontown Firemen’s Carnival More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of June 19, 1980 ’80 Kindergarten children will be going to school seven hours a day next year under a plan approved by the Central Fulton School Board last Tuesday. More...

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of July 2, 1970 70 The McConnellsburg Lions Club officially opened Sagner Park with a family picnic on Tuesday. Several picnic tables have been placed at the park and may be used by the public at any time. More...

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of July 6, 1950 ’50 The nude and strangled body of a red-haired woman, found along the Potomac River near Berkeley Springs on May 10, has been identified as that of Mrs. More...

80 Years Ago

From The Files O July 3, 1930 ’30 Deaths: Milton Decker of Licking Creek Township; Mrs. Mary Starr of Three Springs; Estella Dorothy Bain of Webster Mill; Thomas Irvin Sipes of Ollie, Iowa; Mrs. Alice D. McKelvey of Greencastle. More...