Throwback Thursday – Bargains Galore

Throwback Thursday – Bargains Galore

Images of Bargains Galore from the Times-Tribune Library –  Previous Throwback Thursday Posts  October 11 – Wyoming Ave 1975 September 20 – St. Clair Streett September 13 – What A Catch!  2017 September 28 – September Storms Sept 21 – Cheerleading  Sept 14...
Throwback Thursday – Wyoming Ave 1975

Throwback Thursday – Wyoming Ave 1975

Take a look at the 100 block of Wyoming Ave from September 1975.   Previous Throwback Thursday Posts –  2018 September 20 – St. Clair Streett September 13 – What A Catch!  2017 September 28 – September Storms Sept 21 – Cheerleading  Sept 14 – An Imperial...
Throwback Thursday – St. Clair Streett

Throwback Thursday – St. Clair Streett

On the morning of July 17, 1920, Captain St. Clair Streett took off in his De Haviland “Four B” from the farm of Benjamin Throop in Elmhurst. How did Streett end up on that Elmhurst farm? Street was in command of the Alaska Flying Expedition that was traveling from...
Constitution Day

Constitution Day

Two hundred and thirty-one years ago today in Philadelphia the Constitution of the United States was agreed to and signed by 39 delegates to the Second Constitution Convention. To mark this occasion, I decided to see what we had in our files on Constitution Day. The...
Throwback Thursday – What A Catch!

Throwback Thursday – What A Catch!

What a catch! One of the biggest catch of fish made in 1917 in the Gulf of Mexico is credited to Dr. and Mrs. B.H. Warren, of West Chester; Charles Stevenson, of Carapolis, and Alfred Twining, botanical authority and former editor of the Scranton Times. The group used...
McKinley Shot By A Lunatic

McKinley Shot By A Lunatic

Today a little past 4pm, President William McKinley was shot by the anarchist Leon Czolgosz at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY in 1901. McKinley was taken to the Exposition Hospital that was set up on the grounds. Doctors performed emergency surgery to...