Crowd listens as Attorney Joseph M. McDade, republican nominee for Congress, during a candidates’ meeting sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Scranton on Oct. 17, 1962 at the Hotel Casey. Seated at the center table was Timothy H. Scully, the meeting’s moderator and professor of political science at University of Scranton, and William D Gombar, democratic nominee for Congress. Times-Tribune Archives
Sunday Times Archives U.S. Rep. Joseph McDade did the honors during the ribbon-cutting ceremonies Friday, Dec. 13, 1991, at Steamtown National Historic Site, where a new turntable for steam locomotives was unveiled. Looking on were, from left, Fred Wills, head of the Lackawanna County Retired Employees Association; Scranton Mayor James Connors; U.S. Rep. McDade; and John Latscher, superintendent of Steamtown NHS.
SUNDAY TIMES ARCHIVES Officals seem to be getting a kick out of breaking ground on April 2, 1990, at the Steamtown National Historic Site for a $3.6 million restoration of the parkís roundhouse and turntable. The restoration was the first major development project at Steamtown. From left: James Ridenour, director of the National Park Service; U.S. Rep. Joseph McDade; U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter; former Gov. William W. Scranton; and John Latschar, site superintendent.