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20 YEARS AGO – 1992

Students of the Dallas School District recently participated in a poster contest for the Alcohol Awareness Education Program which was jointly sponsored by the Department of Education, the governor's Drug Policy Council, the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board. Elementary school winners were Anna Lloyd, Katie Chollak, Butch Shaskas, Brian Miller, Ashley Davenport, Mark Liparella, Kristen Quare and Beth Carey.


Nesbitt Memorial Hospital's popular Candy Striping program opened its fall session with more than 70 participants. The program is comprised of girls and boys between the ages of 13 and 17 who volunteer their services to many hospital departments. Among the participants are Desiree Ahlum, Shavertown; Keri Bachman, Dallas; Jackie Gabhardt, Trucksville; Brianna Herron, Dallas; Blake Nagle, Dallas; Becky Nichol, Dallas; Jennifer Quimby, Hunlock Creek; Harmony Suda, Dallas; and Tiffany Suda, Dallas.


30 YEARS AGO - 1982

Sixth grade students at Lake-Lehman are getting a taste of the world of computers and, according to instructor Cathy Cortegerone, responding overwhelmingly. Students at Lehman-Jackson Elementary who are participating in the computer workshop include Robbie Michaels, Sean Borys, Joseph Harrison, Lori Cettei, Jennifer Superko and Prudence Parry.


Mountaineer Kevin Feeney was named Most Valuable Player by the Dallas Gridiron Club for his performance in the Wyoming Area game. Feeney ran the ball for 45 yards on four carries and caught two passes, one for 30 yards and the second for a 15-yard touchdown.


40 YEARS AGO - 1972

If a lady answers, don't be surprised, particularly if you've called for ambulance service in Dallas Borough or Dallas Township. Lois Disque, Kay Wright, Mimi Wilson and Ann Rowlands comprise the dispatch side of the Dallas Community Ambulance Association and stand ready to answer both emergency and medical transportation calls on a strictly volunteer basis.


Members of the Dallas Junior Woman's Club recently presented 96 children's books to Mrs. Charles Reidlinger, librarian of the Plymouth Public Library. These books were donated by the club due to the loss of 22,000 books the library suffered because of the June 1972 flood. The books were presented by the club's education chairman Mrs. Clyde Davis.


50 YEARS AGO - 1962

Three Dallas Area High School students received commendation from the National Board recently for their high scores on National Scholarship Tests. They are: Richard Ratcliffe, Paul Haradem and Charlotte Roberts.


Merrill Faegenburg was elected president and William Guyette, vice president, at the meeting of the Dallas Kiwanis Club held at the Country Club Wednesday night. Other officers were Robert Dolbear, second vice president and Paul Laux, treasurer.


60 YEARS AGO - 1952

Senior class of Lehman-Jackson High School will present, Larry's Big Date, a three-act comedy at the Lehman-Jackson Auditorium Wednesday night. Students taking part are Ruth Williams, Roy Evarts, Eleanor McKenna, Theresa Burnat, Kenneth Cornell, Rita Rogers, Ambrose Salanski, Shirley Elston, Bernadine Gryskevicz, Ray Snyder and Jack Mahle.


Mary Jane Tryon, mezzo-soprano, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Tryon, West Dallas, is one of the few outside Wyoming County who will take part in the Wyoming County Concert next Tuesday night at Tunkhannock. Miss Tryon has studied voice for the past five years under Miss Justine Shircliff of College Misericordia, her accompanist.


70 YEARS AGO - 1982

A series of robberies that have disturbed Lake Silkworth cottagers for several weeks was solved this week by Chief-of-Police Fred Swanson assisted by Joseph Ide, Lehman Township constable, with the arrest of John Paulauskas, a 63-year-old recluse.

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