1993 – 20 YEARS AGO
Kim Daniels of Shavertown has been selected a finalist in the Miss 1993 Teen PA competition, the official state preliminary to Miss 1993 Teen. She will compete for prizes and a college scholarship at the Pennsylvania State finals on Sunday.
Tiger Cubs of Pack #155 Trucksville recently held their Frog Races in the Educational Building. They are sponsored by Trucksville United Methodist Church. Winners were: 1st place, Christopher Katyl; 2nd place, Jeremy Goble; 3rd place, Matthew Tucker and 4th place, Matthew Rattigan.
1983 – 30 YEARS AGO
Lake Silkworth Area Lions and Lioness Clubs inducted two new Lions family teams at a recent joint meeting at the Father Barlik Room, Lake Silkworth. The two new Lions are Ed Kelly and Gilbert Harvey.
Trucksville United Methodist Church recently welcomed eight young people as members. Members of the confirmation class include Pamela Ash, Laura Dover, Amy Mazue, Jennifer Farley, Christine Legenz, Robert Oberst, Jonathon Wagner and Brian Baker.
1973– 40 YEARS AGO
Kevin Coombs, Trucksville, was awarded a second place trophy for his performance in a Karate Tournament at Endicott High School, N.Y.
Plans for the 29th annual Lehman Horse Show are well under way, according to Bill Ehret and Ron Wenrick, general co-chairmen. Other committee members include Bob Rogers, Dan Lucas, Paul Hoover, Ed Hartman, Herb Moyer, Rod Schmig, Joyce Coolbaugh and Harold Coolbaugh.
Mrs. Robert Shepherd has announced final plans for the Dallas Junior Woman’s Club card party, May 16 in the Gate of Heaven school auditorium. Entertainment will be presented by the club’s drama department, under the direction of Mrs. David Perry. They will present, “It’s Hard to be Hip Over Thirty” with Mrs. Harry Bernardi, Mrs. Ronald Boudreaux, Mrs. James Balmer and Mrs. David Wojciechowski as members of the cast.
1963 – 50 YEARS AGO
Back Mountain Horseshow Four-H Club welcomed four new members Saturday morning at the meeting in Lehman Fire Hall: Anne Davies, Amy Robinson, Debbie Post and Gladys Frantz.
Thirteen Key Club members returned Sunday afternoon from the District Key Club Convention, at Harrisburg, proud of their two plaques and second place award. George McCutcheon and Robert Dolbear accompanied the boys: John Brominski, Bobby Dolbear, Bill Hontz, Joe Hand, John Molski, Jack Mallin, Phil Heycock, Arthur Miller, David Kopetchney, Mike Jones, Joe Ulinoski, Jack Kaleta and Richard Love.
1953 – 60 YEARS AGO
Joy Class of Kunkle Methodist Church will hold a Mother and Daughter dinner at the Community Hall next week. Mrs. James Knecht is general chairman, assisted by Mrs. Fred Dodson, Mrs. Gomer Elston, Mrs. Clyde Hoyt, Mrs. Thomas Landon and Mrs. Allen Brace.
The Blessed Virgin Sodality of Gate of Heaven Church made a pilgrimage Sunday to New York City and up the Hudson River. In New York they visited St. Patrick’s Cathedral and had their dinner. Making the trip were: Mary Ann Petro, Barbara Ferry, Alice Manzoni, Eleanor Elenchik, Marian Elenchik, Carole Thomas, Frances Kozick, Mary Catherine Polacky, Joy Keller, Charlotte Michael, Ruth Waldow, Ruth Cavanaugh, Barbara Beaner, Jean Marie Noon, Catherine Noon, Isabel Donahue, Patricia Peranto, Jean Hart, Carol Polacky and Elizabeth Barstow.
According to John Roberts, president of Lehman Township Volunteer Fire Company, Lester B. Squier will head the ninth annual Back Mountain Horse Show in July. Squier, principal of Lehman-Jackson Joint Schools, has been active in the work of the Lehman Fire Company and served on the General Committee for the 1952 show.
1943 – 70 YEARS AGO
Mrs. Harry Ohlman of Machell Avenue was chosen captain of the Irem Temple Women’s Bowling Association at their luncheon at Hotel Redington on Friday. Other local women at the luncheon were: Mrs. Lloyd Kear, Mrs. Harry Harter, Mrs. C.W. Lee, Mrs. Irvin Marvel, Mrs. Carl Schlingmann, Mrs. Harold Titman, Mrs. Charles Ashley and Mrs. Nelson Booth.
Senior Class of Laketon High School has been rehearsing for their annual class play entitled, “Catch That Thief” to be presented to the public tonight in the high school auditorium. Miss Margaret M. Dunn is director. Members of the cast are: Mabel Oney, Elizabeth Jackson, Mildred Payne, Edwin Delaney, Jean Wolfe, George Gordon, Burton Gordon, Charles Smith, Charles Murphy, Katherine Ryan, Betty Anne Newhart, Roy King and Albert Gulitis.
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