20 years ago — 1996
Lake-Lehman students from Mrs. Finnerty’s Middle Level Language Arts class recently hosted a spring bunny luncheon for Mrs. Goode’s elementary students at Lehman-Jackson and provided a special surprise visit from the Easter Bunny. Middle Level students who participated included Nichole Britt, David Harris, Adrienne Harbison, Gram Rebar, Justin Krochta, Jeremy White, Kevin Young and David Wolfe.
Students from the 8th grade accelerated science class at Lake-Lehman MLEB participated in a star party to view and photograph the comet Hyakutake and the Great Nebula in Orion. The students used an 8” scope and 35mm camera obtained by a grant from the state to set up a night observatory and darkroom. Participants included Tom Brislin, Ricky Hislop, Andy Weaver, Rob Roderick, Ray Honeywell, Christ Stroud, Alex Klaas, Russ Mosier, Drew Salko and Matt McMahon.
30 years ago — 1986
Members of Boy Scout Troop 232 of Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas, were recently awarded the Ad Altare Dei Catholic religious medal by Bishop James Timlin at the Cathedral in Scranton. The scouts worked with father William Cusick for a period of six months and completed a service project as they worked with the poor and homeless to qualify for the award. Honorees were James Strange, Lee Williames, Robert Skursky, Shane Williams and John Kristian.
Marilyn Ward, daughter of William and Naomi Ward, Dallas, recently received the Dallas Lioness Book Scholarship Award. Marilyn will attend Indiana University of Pennsylvania and will be preparing for a career revolving around the Mathematics-Computer Science fields.
Eight Lake-Lehman High School seniors were presented club awards during the annual Harveys Lake Women’s Service Club “Outstanding Girls of the Year” program. The girls were selected on the basis of leadership qualities, academic and extra curricular interests and community involvement. Honorees are: Sandy Honeywell, Amy Chisorick, Jenifer Fouchs, Lisa Yanchunas, Tammy James, Patricia Heath, Kelly Evanish and Karen Evanish.
40 years ago — 1976
A student art contest was held for the members of the 7th, 8th and 9th grades of the Dallas Jr. High School, sponsored by t he Dallas Junior Woman’s Club. Ribbons and cash awards were given to the winning students. 7th grade, first prize to Eric Cuba; second, Kelley Phillips; third, Don Godleski. 8th grade, first prize to Chuck Rollman; second, Karis Leapline; third, Janis Hislop. 9th grade, first prize to William Corcoran; second, Lori Luskefski; third, Eric Johnson.
Lake-Lehman High School’s 1975-76 yearbook, “The Roundtable” promises to be an unusually attractive and unique one, and due to a great degree to the efforts and artistic talents of one senior student – Ann Marie Fry. As editor-in-chief, Ann Marie efficiently led a hardworking staff comprised of more than 40 students, and excelled as a layout design consultant for the entire staff, according to faculty advisor, Carol Oliver.
50 years ago — 1966
Ata recent meeting of the Lake-Lehman P.T.A., Robert Disque was chosen president and Mrs. Gordon Dawe, vice president. Other officers: secretary, Mrs. Richard Martin; treasurer, Mrs. John Zaleskes.
Mrs. Robert Andrews, Mrs. Gerald Bango, Mrs. Evan Bonawitz, Mrs. Sheldon Evans, Mrs. Ralph Fitch, Mrs. Kenneth Hunter, Mrs. Lester Jordan, Mrs. Ross Lewin, Mrs. John Liotta, Mrs. Calvin Miers, Mrs. William Richards, Mrs. L.L. Richardson, Mrs. Robert Scott, Mrs. George Tattersfield and Mrs. Steven Vrabel wills serve as models for the Dallas Junior Woman’s Club Fashion Show next Tuesday evening at Trucksville Educational Building.
Local high school and college students will be among 250 young Pennsylvanians discussing reasons and solutions for underage drinking at a meeting in Philadelphia on Friday and Saturday. Jeffrey Morris, a junior at Dallas Senior High School, is among those from this area who have been selected as participants of the Statewide Conference on Youth and Alcohol scheduled for Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School.
60 years ago — 1956
Therese Rodriguez, school secretary at Lehman-Jackson-Ross, was among the five finalists selected for State Dairy Queen, and runner-up to the winner of the title. Miss Rodriguez, a 1954 graduate of Lehman, was FFA Sweetheart during her senior year, and a member of other Court of Honor for the 1954 May Queen.
Six of Mrs. Dwight Fisher’s miniature rooms will be on display at the Prince of Peace Antiques Show later this month to provide added attraction for the fourth annual show. These rooms trace the history of style from Colonial times, through Pennsylvania Dutch and Mid-Victorian, to the room of tomorrow. Many of the pieces are of her own painstaking construction.
70 years ago — 1946
S.D. Finney was elected president and Jacob Harrison, vice president at the meeting of Trucksville Volunteer Fire Company at the Fire Hall, Friday evening. Other officers selected were: recording secretary, Eugene Piatt; financial secretary, Charles Perkins; treasurer, William Gregory; fire chief, Francis McCarty; first assistant fire chief, Bert Jenkins; second assistant chief, Lester Skelding; trustee, Joseph Bulford.
“The Unreasoning Heart” was read by Mrs. Elizabeth Conrad at the meeting of Dallas W.S.C.S. Tuesday afternoon. Tea followed the reading at which Mrs. Wesley Himmler and Mrs. Frederick Reinfurt poured.
Mrs. G.L. Howell was elected president of Shavertown Branch, Nesbitt Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, at a luncheon meeting last Friday at Trucksville Methodist Church. Other officers elected are: first vice president, Mrs. J.C. Fleming; second vice president, Mrs. Thomas Maurer; third vice president, Mrs. George Stolarick; secretary, Mrs. G.A. Learn; treasurer, Mrs. John A. Hildebrant.
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