Throwback Thursday – Three Unrelated Photos

Throwback Thursday – Three Unrelated Photos

While gathering materials for an upcoming local history column by Erin Nissley, I turned up these three interesting images in my search. The three images involve fire, natural resources and good works. The first image is of an early morning fire at 1437-39 Capouse Ave...
Halloween Treats

Halloween Treats

Looking for a special treat for Halloween, here are a few suggestions from the October 30, 1968 edition of the Scranton Times –   Happy Halloween –...
Throwback Thursday – Mid Valley Chess Club

Throwback Thursday – Mid Valley Chess Club

Check out these images of the Mid Valley Chess Club from the Times-Tribune Library – Fifth annual county championship chess matches begin with six contestants at headquarters of Dickson City Memorial Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars. The tournament is sponsored...
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...