This Week In Local History: Awards abounded in the Abingtons


Compiled by Elizabeth Baumeister - ebaumeister@timesleader.com



Clarks Summit Methodist Church Pastor Burtt Sweet presented God and County awards to Girl Scouts, from left, Laurie Capwell, Susan Parry, Judy Esslinger and Barbara Uzenoff in 1967.


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At the 1978 Scranton Canoe Club golf awards dinner at Lake Winola, from left, Ned Wiedman, golf chairman; James Harvie, men’s champion; Doris Dempsey, women’s champion, and Jean Morgan, chairlady, women’s golf.


Abington Journal file photos

During an award presentation in 1990, from left, Mike McLaine; Jim and Buzz Jackson, honorees, and Sean Connolly.


Abington Journal file photos

1967 — Clarks Summit Girl Scouts Laurie Capwell, Susan Parry, Judy Esslinger and Barbara Uzenoff earned their God and Country awards. Clarks Summit Methodist Church Pastor Burtt Sweet presented the awards.

1978 — The Scranton Canoe Club held its annual golf awards dinner at the clubhouse at Lake Winola.

1990 — Buzz and Jim Jackson received the Community Service Award from the Chinchilla Hose Company for their “outstanding contributions to and support of the hose company and the community.”

Clarks Summit Methodist Church Pastor Burtt Sweet presented God and County awards to Girl Scouts, from left, Laurie Capwell, Susan Parry, Judy Esslinger and Barbara Uzenoff in 1967.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_ABJ-LH-0928-1967.jpgClarks Summit Methodist Church Pastor Burtt Sweet presented God and County awards to Girl Scouts, from left, Laurie Capwell, Susan Parry, Judy Esslinger and Barbara Uzenoff in 1967. Abington Journal file photos

At the 1978 Scranton Canoe Club golf awards dinner at Lake Winola, from left, Ned Wiedman, golf chairman; James Harvie, men’s champion; Doris Dempsey, women’s champion, and Jean Morgan, chairlady, women’s golf.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_ABJ-LH-0928-1978.jpgAt the 1978 Scranton Canoe Club golf awards dinner at Lake Winola, from left, Ned Wiedman, golf chairman; James Harvie, men’s champion; Doris Dempsey, women’s champion, and Jean Morgan, chairlady, women’s golf. Abington Journal file photos

During an award presentation in 1990, from left, Mike McLaine; Jim and Buzz Jackson, honorees, and Sean Connolly.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_ABJ-LH-0928-1990.jpgDuring an award presentation in 1990, from left, Mike McLaine; Jim and Buzz Jackson, honorees, and Sean Connolly. Abington Journal file photos

Compiled by Elizabeth Baumeister

ebaumeister@timesleader.com

Reach Elizabeth Baumeister at 570-704-3943 or on Twitter @AbingtonJournal.

Reach Elizabeth Baumeister at 570-704-3943 or on Twitter @AbingtonJournal.

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