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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 in the Oct. 29, 1981 issue.

 

The race for three seats on the Wyalusing Borough Council should stir up some interest here. Three incumbent councilmen, Norm Huffman, Thomas Couch and Dave Behrend, who won the Republican nominations in the primary, are being challenged again by Dennis (Terry) Keeney. He earned the right to compete against them as a Democrat.

As the Wyalusing Valley Museum nears the first anniversary of its opening, the final phase of the museum renovation project nears completion.

Elaine Miller of Wyalusing, an Ithaca College music junior, is playing vibes in the Jazz Workshop on Saturday, Oct. 31 at the college for Parents’ Weekend.

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Robin Lacey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lacey of Laceyville, was one of 49 nursing students, who participated in the Fourth Annual Nurses’ Capping Ceremony held at Pensacola Christian College.

Congratulations to John and Kelly Bradley of Wyalusing on the birth of their son, Andrew on Oct. 27.

Going Out of Business Sale at Glendon’s Furniture and Appliances in Dushore. Bedding—twin size, $58 ea.; full, $76 ea.; queen, $198 set.—Advt.

 


 Westward HoThis 1939 view of Route 6 in west Wyalusing offers evidence of how much our community has changed since then. The open fields on both sides of Route 6 then are now where the Farm and Home Plaza is located, on the right and Tuscarora-Wayne Insurance and Arrow United  on the left are located today. The hikers seen in the photo include: Doris Keeler Snyder, right , Betsy Smith Reynolds, left, Betty Morse Schroth , second from left, and Donald Oliver. The billboard on the left offers an advertisement for Wyalusing’s Chevrolet Dealer, Taylor McCarty and Sons. Billboard in the distance are illegible.  Westward HoThis 1939 view of Route 6 in west Wyalusing offers evidence of how much our community has changed since then. The open fields on both sides of Route 6 then are now where the Farm and Home Plaza is located, on the right and Tuscarora-Wayne Insurance and Arrow United  on the left are located today. The hikers seen in the photo include: Doris Keeler Snyder, right , Betsy Smith Reynolds, left, Betty Morse Schroth , second from left, and Donald Oliver. The billboard on the left offers an advertisement for Wyalusing’s Chevrolet Dealer, Taylor McCarty and Sons. Billboard in the distance are illegible. 

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