Glancing Backward, June 20, 2013
Today is Thursday, June 20, the 171st day of 2013. There are 194 days left in the year. Summer arrives at 10:04 p.m. Pacific time (Friday 1:04 a.m. Eastern time).
Today's Highlight in History:
On June 20, 1863, West Virginia became the 35th state.
Glancing Backward Locally:
25 years ago - 1988
Waverly Village Board of Trustees debated over whether the village should keep the number of police cars in the police department to three, or eliminate the village's unmarked car, bringing the total in the police department to two. Police Chief Larry Preston commented to the board: "I think we should stay with three vehicles. Mileage records show that we put 90,000 to 100,000 miles on the three cars combined. That works out to about 30,000 to 40,000 miles on each car."
Recipients of the Athens High School Scholarship for Academic Excellence have been announced for the 1987-1988 school year. Recipients include Karen Smith, Leo Miller, Peter Hill, Renee Cole, Veda Rose, David Tweedt, Esther Oakley, Stacey Carman, Michael Murphy and Matthew Viselli.
Georgette Kremer of Dushore was named Sullivan County's 1988-89 Dairy Princess on Saturday.
50 years ago - 1963
Costulo Romero, a member of the Zapotec tribe of Indians and official representative of Rudolfo Brena Torres, governor of the state of Oaxca, Mexico, arrived at Wyalusing Rocks, yesterday to take part in the Grand Council of Indians that will convene there Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Donald M. Shellard of Sayre RD 2 and Mrs. Mary R. Curtin of New Albany RD 3, were each sent a correspondence by Bradford County Judge Cullen, in which he questioned why they had failed to show up for jury duty, despite being given notice by Bradford County Sheriff Frank Detrick. "By due process of law, you were directed to report for Grand Jury duty on Monday, June 17, and you failed to appear," the judge wrote. "The Court is reluctant to order the Sheriff to produce you in court, unless necessary." The judge also instructed Mr. Shellard and Mrs. Curtin to appear before him Friday morning, June 21, at 11 o'clock, to show why they should not be held in contempt for failure to appear for Grand Jury services.
Zip Code for mail service will become effective on July 1. The U.S. Postal Service is stressing the importance of people using ZIP Code on addresses and return addresses of their mail. Area postmasters who have received their numbers have listed them with The Daily Review. They are: MILAN: 18831; MONROETON: 18832; RUMMERFIELD: 18838; TOWANDA: 18848; ULSTER: 18850; WYALUSING: 18853; WYSOX: 18854.
75 years ago - 1938
Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Innes of Canton attended a reunion of Mr. Innes' class at Bucknell University recently.
The 30th anniversary season of the Montrose Bible Conference Association will open at Montrose on July 4.
The Samaritan minstrels will stage their performance at East Troy Friday night of this week, under the auspices of Hector lodge. The show will be in the lodge hall.
Today's Birthdays: Blues musician Lazy Lester is 80. Singer-songwriter Brian Wilson is 71. Actor John McCook is 69. Singer Anne Murray is 68. Actor John Goodman is 61. Rock musician Mark DeGliantoni (de-GLI'-an-toh-nee) is 51. Rock singer Chino Moreno (Deftones) is 40. Rock singer Grace Potter (Grace Potter & the Nocturnals) is 30. Actor Chris Mintz-Plasse (plahs) is 24. Actress Maria Lark is 16.