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Good Old Days

 

News items of timely interest gathered from the old files of The WYALUSING ROCKET and reprinted as they were on April 20, 1961.

Linda Hatch of Wyalusing Valley High school has been named vice-president of County Future Homemakers of America chapter.

WVHS observes first “Student Day.” Marsha Baker served as principal; John Smith, guidance counselor; Donna Preston, office secretary, and Maxine Kinsley, nurse’s assistant.

Mr. and Mrs. William Miller announce the birth of a daughter, Elaine Marie, weighing 7 lbs., 3 oz.

Kirk Dunklee appearing with Mansfield State College choir.

Specials at the A&P: iceberg lettuce, two large heads, 23¢; chuck roast, 37¢ lb.; orange juice, 5-6 oz. cans, 89¢.

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April 15, 1948

Locales of new school building discussed at Rainbow Club meeting.

Wyalusing young people involved in auto accident en- route to Methodist conference  in Wilkes-Barre.

A deer walked up Main Street, and out Marsh on Saturday afternoon into the Herm Schulze garage and jumped through a window at the rear of the building and escaped.

All is ready for the Wyalusing Legion minstrel show on April 19, 20 and 21 with Harold Mann, Francis Ross, Melvin Honchell and James Keeney as end men. John Keeler will act as interlocutor, and the show is under the direction of Harry Eaton and William Keeler. Mrs. George Keeler will be pianist.

 


 State’s First Lady at CamptownHere’s a photo snapped in October 1989 of Pennsylvania First Lady Ellen Casey’s visit to the Camptown Elementary School. Mrs. Casey’s husband, Robert Casey, was Pennsylvania’s governor at the time. Pictured with Mrs. Casey are Bobbie Jo Thornton, on the left, and Vickie Mader, on the right. The Camptown Elementary School was one of four elementary schools in the Wyalusing Area School District that closed Wednesday. In the fall, elementary students from Camptown, Wyalusing, New Albany and Laceyville will attend the new consolidated school near the Wyalusing Valley High School. Thanks to Mary Beth Voda for the loan of this photo.   State’s First Lady at CamptownHere’s a photo snapped in October 1989 of Pennsylvania First Lady Ellen Casey’s visit to the Camptown Elementary School. Mrs. Casey’s husband, Robert Casey, was Pennsylvania’s governor at the time. Pictured with Mrs. Casey are Bobbie Jo Thornton, on the left, and Vickie Mader, on the right. The Camptown Elementary School was one of four elementary schools in the Wyalusing Area School District that closed Wednesday. In the fall, elementary students from Camptown, Wyalusing, New Albany and Laceyville will attend the new consolidated school near the Wyalusing Valley High School. Thanks to Mary Beth Voda for the loan of this photo.  

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