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Peeks at the Past

August 21, 2019 1869 Married in this Borough on the 5th, Mr. Isaiah Luch, and Miss Caroline Kunz, both of Northumberland County. J.F. more »»

PeeKS of PAST Aug. 7, 2019

August 7, 2019 Looking backward Sept. 5, 1870 Thieves broke into the residence of D.B. Diking, Tuesday afternoon, while the family was absent and carried off a lot of preserves. D.W. more »»

PEEKS of PAST July 31, 2019

July 31, 2019 Looking backward July 11, 1871 There was a general suspension of business in Muncy on the Fourth and the day was a very quiet one. more »»

PEEKS of PAST July 24, 2019

July 24, 2019 Looking backward June 27, 1871 The saw mill of Filbert, Ott & Co., at Williamsport, was destroyed by fire Friday morning, causing a loss of $30,000. We regret to learn that the Rev. A. more »»

PEEKS of PAST July 17, 2019

July 17, 2019 Looking backward 1844 Died in this place Wednesday evening last, an infant son of Mr. William Cooke, aged about 2 months. Died on the 25th inst. after a lingering illness Mrs. more »»

Peeks of Past July 3, 2019

July 11, 2019 Looking backward May 30, 1869 School-P. Bacon will reopen his school on August 16, 1869. Andrew Hopkins, Esq. more »»

PEEKS of PAST July 10, 2019

July 11, 2019 Looking backward 1869 An ordinance has been passed by our Borough Council extending the limits of the town. more »»

PEEKS of PAST June 26, 2019

June 26, 2019 Looking backward May 30, 1869 The weather last week was most unfavorable for haymaking. more »»

PEEKS of PAST June 19, 2019

June 21, 2019 Looking backward Tuesday, June 6, 1871 The rains last week came too late to help the clover crop, and the crop of clover hay will be very shor. more »»

PeeKS of PAST June 12, 2019

June 13, 2019 Looking backward Tuesday, May 30, 1871 Mr. and Mrs. H.C. Brobst celebrated their wooden wedding at their residence Wednesday evening. more »»

PEEKS of PAST June 5, 2019

June 5, 2019 Looking backward Tuesday, May 23, 1871 Eight head of cattle belonging to Eli Harmon of Brady township were recently poisoned by something they had eaten in the woods and six cows die. more »»

PEEKS of PAST May 29, 2019

May 30, 2019 Looking back Friday, May 16, 1879 Silas M. Smith, John K. Hayes and Thomas W. Lloyd were admitted to the Lycoming county bar last week. more »»

PEEKS of PAST May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019 Looking back 1924 Mrs. Mary Jane Bitler, widow of the late Samuel Bitler, died a at her home at Clarkstown, on Saturday morning, 83 years. more »»

PEEKS of PAST May 15, 2019

May 20, 2019 Looking back 1869 Ice cream every night at Green’s Saloon, next door to the United States Hotel. Families supplied by the quar. more »»

PEEKS of PAST May 8, 2019

May 9, 2019 1844 Died-On the 15th day of the 5th month, in Muncy township, Joseph Witacre, Esq., aged about 72 years. Mr. W. more »»

PEEKS of PAST May 1, 2019

May 2, 2019 The Muncy Luminary Friday, May 12, 1944 75 years ago Price five cents Last Friday evening when many Muncians were listening to the “Big Time Hit Parade” which comes over station WEAF every week a... more »»

PEEKS of PAST Apr. 24, 2019

April 25, 2019 The Muncy Luminary 1844 The delegation of Congress from Pennsylvania now stands 13 Whigs to 11 locofocos. more »»

PEEKS of PAST Apr. 17, 2019

April 17, 2019 Looking Backward The Muncy Luminary 1844 No news reported 1924 Henry Eckroyd, of Pennsdale, and Enid Mary Richardson of New Jersey, were married Saturday afternoon in The Friends meeting house... more »»

PEEKS of PAST Apr. 10, 2019

April 10, 2019 Looking Backward The Muncy Luminary 1869 The re-appointment of Enos Hawley of this Brough as Post Master had been confirmed by the Senate, and the official notice has been received by Mr. more »»

PEEKS of PAST Apr. 3, 2019

April 3, 2019 Looking Backward The Muncy Luminary 1844 No news reported The Muncy Luminary 1869 We learn that a Bakery is about to be started n the Borough. Mr. T.P.M. more »»

 
 

 

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