2011-07-28 / From Days Gone By

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of July 23, 1981


Gov. Thornburgh is pictured in this issue with area residents during a tour through Fulton County last Thursday, which was also his 49th birthday.

A face familiar to customers of The First National Bank of McConnellsburg will be missing from the bank after July 31. Henry Daniels, currently serving as president of the bank, will be retiring effective that date bringing to a close a banking career that has covered 35 years.

Many people watched the Earth’s shadow take a bite out of the moon last Thursday night. The lunar eclipse removed from view about 55 percent of the moon’s surface.

Belated congratulations to Mrs. Cecelia Barton of North First Street, who celebrated her 90th birthday on July 20.

Deaths: Rebecca H. Kegg, Bedford; Sherman S. Burton, Sr., Hancock; A. Glenn Black, Three Springs; Edgar Goshorn, Shade Gap; Laura Young, McVeyown; Mrs. Mae L. Dryer, Burnt Cabins; James E. Tritle, Chambersburg.

Specials at the IGA: Star Kist tuna, 89 cents; watermelon, 12 cents lb.; ground beef, $1.39 lb.; Puritan oil, $1.79; Del Grosso pizzas sauce, 69 cents; Hawaiian Punch, 46 oz., 69 cents; Cheer detergent, $5.99; Kraft Miracle Whip, $1.29.

Now playing at the Fulton Theatre: “Popeye.:

Births at the Medical Center: a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gross of Hagerstown on July 14; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Johnson of Orbisonia on July 14; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Vinson of Hustontown on July 14.

St. Paul Lutheran Church, McConnellsburg, was the scene of the wedding of Miss Michelle D. Grammick and Warren L. Seville on July 4. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Grammick Sr,. Mc- Connellsburg. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Seville of McConnellsburg.

Connie Jean Pittman and Frederick W. Schneider were married on May 16 in a ceremony at the Zion Lutheran Church in Enola. Parents of the couple are Mrs. Lela Doyle, McConnellsburg, and Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Schneider, Washington, W.Va.

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