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Peeks at the Past 7.29

July 29, 2020 Saturday, Sept. 3, 1872 Dr. W. M. Rankin left on Tuesday for a trip west. A car factory is to be built at Watsontown, to cost $30,000. On Monday last the thermometer marked 90 in the shade. more »»

Peeks at the Past 7.22

July 22, 2020 Saturday, Aug. 3, 1872 A number of cars of a freight train on the P. & R. railroad were thrown off the rack, at Muncy Station, on Saturday last, by the spreading of the track. more »»

Peeks at the Past 7.15

July 15, 2020 July 27, 1872 The strike of the men employed on the sawmills at Williamsport has become so serious that the military has been called out to restore orde. more »»

Peeks at the Past 7.8

July 8, 2020 July 20, 1872 Rains during the past week have caused a flood in the river. A cow belonging to John Smith at Port Penn was run over and killed by the mail train on the Catawissa railroad, Monday las. more »»

Peeks at the Past 7.1

July 1, 2020 June 29, 1872 The freshet in the river carried away a large part of the new Linden bridge about 5 o’clock Friday night. 1880 H. H. App is the father of a bouncing baby boy. more »»

Peeks at the Past 6.24

June 23, 2020 Saturday, July 6, 1872 The Grant Standard is the title of a new paper at Laport. more »»

Peeks at the Past 6.17

June 17, 2020 Saturday, June 26, 1872 The Watsontown Record says that the grain house of Raup & Savage between that place containing 5,000 bushels of oats, and about 400 bushels of wheat, was destroyed by fire on... more »»

Peeks at the Past 6.3

June 3, 2020 Saturday, June 22, 1872 Ten rafts floated into the Muncy boom during the flood this week. more »»

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 »»



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