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Peeks at the Past 5.27.2020

May 27, 2020 June 1, 1850 Our town was thrown into some commotion by the arrest, on Tuesday last, of a nameless individual and wife, in consequence of the discovery in their possession of stolen property. more »»

Peeks at the Past 5.20.2020

May 20, 2020 Saturday, June 1, 1872 C. W. Garman, of Montoursville, was found drowned in the canal at that place, on Sunday morning last. Rev. Wm. E. Parson, of Washington, D.C., son of the Rev. Geo. more »»

Peeks 5.13.2020

May 13, 2020 May 18, 1850 We call the attention of parents to the advertisement of Mr. W. J. Sellers, in another column, who proposes to exhibit his system for teaching geography this afternoon. M. more »»

Peeks at the Past 5.6.2020

May 6, 2020 Saturday, May 11, 1872 Prof. J. F. Davis has been elected superintendent of the public schools in Williamsport, at a salary of $1,000. J.W. more »»

Peeks at the Past 4.229

April 29, 2020 May 4, 1850 Our town and neighborhood have been for the past few weeks infested with thieves. more »»

Montgomery Locals 4.22

April 22, 2020 On Friday, April 17, the Montgomery Area School District made a public gesture of support to their graduating seniors who have had to miss a significant portion of their senior year. more »»

Peeks at the Past

April 22, 2020 April 27, 1850 We learned that on Tuesday night last the room occupied by Mr. more »»

Peeks at the Past 4.15.2020

April 15, 2020 Saturday, April 13, 1872 Joshua Bowman presented the Keystone Ladder and Bucket company with $100. Barnum’s great show will exhibit at Williamsport on May 24. more »»

Peeks at the Past 4.8.2020

April 8, 2020 April 13, 1850 A regular rough and tumble fight is going on at present in the ranks of the harmonious democracy in regard to their next candidate for Canal Commissione. more »»

Peeks at the Past 4.1.2020

April 1, 2020 March 30, 1872 George A. Dodd, of Montoursville, was the lucky applicant for a cadetship at West Point. A rolling mill is to be erected at Milton, by Milton and Bellefonte parties. more »»

Bob Wilt's Sports Limelights 3.26.1970

April 1, 2020 Highlighted this week is Muncy’s Larry Lauchle from the March 26, 1970 edition of The Luminary. more »»

Peeks at the Past 3.25.2020

March 25, 2020 March 23, 1872 Spotted fever prevails to a considerable extent at Williamsport. Six or eight sheep belonging to Jessie Haines, Muncy Twp. more »»

Peeks at the Past 2.26.2020

March 18, 2020 March 16, 1872 The clothing of a little son of Isaac Gortner, of this borough, aged 3 years, caught fire from a spark from the stove on Monday and he was badly burned about his face and neck, befor... more »»

Peeks at the Past 2.26.2020

March 10, 2020 1880 Ellis Sunderlin’s barn in Muncy township was burned last Saturday evening, it having been set on fire by an engine on the Muncy Creek railroad. Dr. more »»

Peeks at the Past 2.26.2020

March 3, 2020 1850 170 years ago The canals are now in navigable condition and the boating season has fairly commenced. more »»

Peeks at the Past 2.26.2020

February 25, 2020 Tuesday, Feb. more »»

Peeks 2.19.2020

February 19, 2020 Tuesday, Feb. 20, 1872 A deposit bank is about to be organized at Catawissa. John Ort, of Muncy township, raised last season, on two acres of ground, 156 bushels of oat. more »»

Peeks at the Past 2.12.2020

February 12, 2020 The Muncy Luminary Fe. more »»

Peeks at the Past 2.5.2020

February 5, 2020 Feb. 6, 1872 The mails to and from Hughesville are now carried by way of the Muncy Creek railroad instead of by stage. Snow to the depth of one foot fell at this place on Saturday. more »»

Peeks at the Past 1.29.2020

January 29, 2020 Jan. 29, 1872 J.I. Painter, agent of the Catawissa railroad company at this place informs us that since the opening of the extension on November 20th, he has sold 1,305 tickets to Williamsport. more »»

 
 

 

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