January 20, 2011 RSS feed / From Days Gone By

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 29, 1971

Fire which destroyed the trailer home of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Iden at Hartman’s Trailer Court, Mc- More...

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 30, 1951

Work is again getting under way on the D.A. Washabaugh building on Lincoln Way West, which was at a standstill for several months due to the steel shortage. John Greathead attended the funeral of his aunt, Mrs. J.V. More...

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 29, 1931

Samuel O. McLaughlin, justice of the peace of Fort Loudon, died on a Greyhund bus early last Tuesday morning while on his way home from Philadelphia. He was 59 years of age. Death: David N. Stevens of Belfast Township. More...

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 17, 1991

Mac Peck, a founder and charter member of Needmore Fire Co., was named Fireman of the Year at the company’s annual banquet held Saturday evening, January 12. More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 15, 1981

The National Weather Service is predicting six more weeks of below-normal temperatures and with fuel oil at $1.09 or more a gallon it promises to be a costly winter. More...

50 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 2, 1961

McConnellsburg volunteer firemen were unable to save the home of Mrs. Alta Crouse, Harrisonville, last Friday mainly due to the fact that the available water supply was frozen in the 20-degree weather. The fiveroom house was burned to the ground. More...

70 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 30, 1941

Deaths: Mrs. Florence Anna Paylor of Knobsville; James H. Peck of McConnellsburg; Mrs. Frank E. Neusbaum of near Fort Loudon; William Naugle of Ayr Township. More...