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Only Yesterday


February 19. 2013 9:15PM
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20 YEARS AGO - 1992

The Lake-Lehman High School Band again set a new record at the Atlantic Coast Championship Tournament of Bands Competition held at the Lackawanna County Multi-Purpose Stadium at Montage last month. Lake-Lehman is the first band in the 20 year history of ACC competition to win 8 titles. It was also the seventh consecutive win, another accomplishment no other band has ever done. Along with the Group II title, the band also won specialty awards for Best Percussion, Best Music and best Woodwinds.


30 YEARS AGO - 1982

Association of Trinity United Presbyterian Church in Dallas recently entertained at a Christmas Tea. Featured at the Tea was the singing group The Meadow Larks from the Meadows in Dallas under the direction of Don Williams. Planning committee members for the Tea were: Barbara Barakat, Meryl Davis, Rachael Hale, Mary Moses and Catherine Bolinski.


Dallas Intermediate School recently held a Foul Shooting Contest. Finalists were: Heather Langdon, first place winner; Sue Wells, first runner up; Jay Cherup and Phillip George.


40 YEARS AGO - 1972

Eleven Dallas High School seniors were hostesses of a formal dinner-dance last Friday night. They are: Barbara Schaeffer, Carol Britt, Jan Bigelow, Patricia Rosnick, Nan Pfeiffer, Carol Sipple, Patti VanEtten, Brenda Gelschleichter, Mindy Bloomer, Marilyn Miller and Julie Evans.


Scott Neyhard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Skyles Neyhard of Trucksville, and Robert Baird, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Baird of Trucksville, received their Eagle Scout Awards at a Court of Honor held at the Educational Building of the Trucksville United Methodist Church.


50 YEARS AGO - 1962

Kiwanis honored Dallas Area High School football team, West Side Conference champions, at the weekly meeting last night. Speaker was James Moran, Coach of King's College football team, and the entire Dallas team was there.


Three members of Trinity Youth fellowship, Beth Pillarella, Beth Burkert and Sarah Bobo, attended a two-day Youth Fellowship Rally of Lackawanna Presbyterian last week. They were guests in the homes of Westminster Presbyterian Church families in Scranton.


60 YEARS AGO - 1952

Back Mountain Town and Country Y.M.C.A. added three new board members to its official roster at their meeting in the Headquarters Building in Shavertown on Tuesday evening. The new members were announced by Chairman L.W. LeGrand as Dr. Carl E. Hontz, Rev. Robert d. Yost and Herbert A. Smith Jr.


The Senior Class of Lake-Noxen High School will present their senior play entitled, DANGER-Willie at Work tonight. Richard Patton is playing the leading role. Other members of the cast are: Jessie Armitage, Virginia Price, Carol Bialogowicz, Nancy MacMillan, Shirley MacMillan, Thelma Burkhardt, Frances Stefanowicz, Joyce Martin, Ernest Phillips, Carl Gailey and Robert Engelman.


70 YEARS AGO - 1942

Fred M. Kiefer was elected president and Fred Hughey was made vice president at the reorganization meeting of the Dallas Township Board Tuesday night. Donald Coughlin was retained as solicitor.


The State Liquor Control Board has approved the application of Robert Hislop Jr., for the transfer of his liquor license from the Dallas Inn to his new location in the Tally-Ho Grille on Main Street. Opposition to the transfer developed when a group of local citizens disapproved the location of two liquor places on Main Street.



Information for Only Yesterday is taken from back copies of The Dallas Post which is 121 years ago. The information here is printed exactly as it originally appeared.




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