1969 — Mr. and Mrs. Clarles Petty, of Ransom, a local couple who was known locally for their interest in camping, were made “campers of the week” while touring Nova Scotia with a camper.
“Nova Scotia’s Department of Lands and Forests had opened a new park where there is a panoramic view of Annapolis Valley,” read the Journal article. “The Park Department stopped certain cars, asked certain tourists to be their guests for the next 24 hours with entertainment, food and tours of particular features in the 90-acre park.”
Mr. Petty received a plaque and his wife a bouquet of roses.
1978 — The Pennsylvania Folklore Society’s Festival was held Saturday, June 24 of that year at Passaniti’s Grove in Dalton. The event included live music, other entertainment and more. Among the performers were Beth Hood Perry, Keith Brintzenhoff and Darlene Weinsteiger.
1984 — Former Abington Heights swimming star Sue Heon made the U.S. Olympic Swim Team in Indianapolis by finishing second in the Olympic Trials in the 400-meter individual medley.
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