April 28, 2011 RSS feed / From Days Gone By

MEMORY JOGGER

This week’s Memory Jogger, submitted by Jane Lamison of McConnellsburg, pictures her grandmother, Eldora Wagner. More...

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of May 6, 1971

The 1-1/2 story frame home of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon  Leese, located three miles northwest of Needmore, was almost completely destroyed by fire at noon on Tuesday. The Needmore Fire Co. More...

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of May 10, 1951

A blinding flash of lightning, a deafening clap of thunder and it was all over – no wind, no rain, both of which usually go hand in hand with an electrical storm, but the damage in the eastern section of town on Sunday has not yet been totalled More...

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of May 7, 1931

Deaths: Mrs. Sara Amanda (Ramsey) Myers of  Everett; James Henry Latherow of Three Springs;  Mary Cunard Lamberson of Bedford County.  Mr. and Mrs. More...

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 25, 1991

As hunters make last-minute plans for the opening of Pennsylvania’s 24th annual spring gobbler season, it might be well to remember that last year 46 hunters were shot in mistake for turkeys, twice the number shot in 1989. More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 23, 1981

In the most costly fire in Shade Gap’s history,  More...

50 Years Ago

From the Files Of May 11, 1961

Industrial statistics released last week by the  Pennsylvania Department of Internal Affairs showed that Fulton County had 19 manufacturing plants which employed 383 persons in 1960.  A contract has been signed for the construction and rent More...

70 Years Ago

From The Files Of May 8, 1941

Deaths: William B. Clevenger of Hustontown; Harry C. McGowan of Burnt Cabins; Mrs. Maggie  Rosetto Carbaugh of Cito; Mrs. Myra Myrtle Mills Bolinger of New Grenada; Jordan W. Dishong of Mc- Connellsburg.  More...