First Posted: 4/3/2014

20 YEARS AGO – 1994

Karen A. Fertel RDH from the Dental Office of Dr.’s Richard C. Scott and Robert D. Clements visited the children of Little People Day Care School in Dallas to discuss proper dental health care. She discussed their “first visit,” showed homecare videos, showed various instruments and gave coloring literature and toothbrushes to Margo Aideus, Tyler Barrall, Russell Jenkins, Angela Thomas, Jacob Precone, Kyle Gallagher, Tyler Robinson, Amanda Touey, Corey Gorman, Tony Petrokonis, Brian Rosser, Daniel Kuligowski, Kasey Corbett, Bobby Weiss, MacKenzie Hogue, Chelsea McHale, Bridget Reilly, Kelly Corbett, Ruth Davis, Caitlin Kline and Krystle Matthews.

Wendy Wallo of Dallas has recently been elected by the American Junior Paint Horse Association as a National Youth Director for Zone 7 of 16 Northeastern states and Canadian provinces. Wendy is vice president of the Showin’ Blue 4-H Club at Borrowdale Acres. She is a sixth grade student at Gate of Heaven in Dallas.

30 YEARS AGO – 1984

Dallas Senior High School will present “Once Upon a Mattress” this weekend in the high school auditorium. The lavishly humorous musical is a satirical version of an old fairy tale. It is the “inside” story of what really happened to a legendary princess who couldn’t sleep on twenty downy mattresses because of her sensitivity to a single pea placed at the bottom. Cast members include Mark Rosing, Lynn Todd, Jim O’Connell, Sue Niskey, Juan Fernandez, Paulette Niznik, Amanda Faut and Tom Krupa.

Seven Back Mountain athletes are among the 18 members of the Wyoming Seminary Soccer Team who will visit the People’s Republic of China in August. The team received an invitation from the China Sports Service to visit their country as the first schoolboy team to participate in China’s soccer program. The seven Back Mountain team members are: John Wilson, Chris Saul, Jerry Gunster, David Heydt, Guy Gutstein, John Evans and Doug Maslow.

40 YEARS AGO – 1974

Brownie Troop 654, Dallas, participated in the Girl Scout parade honoring Juliette Low, last month. The girls designed and made a float, “The Old Woman in the Shoe” and wore costumes appropriate to the theme. Members of the troop are Christy Brown, Lennea Burket, Shelly Daubert, Cathy Dunkleberger, Robin Evans, Kim Justus, Robin and Beth Karnofsky, Joey Maniskas, Soni Mailander, Karen Nicely, Darla Sweet, Didi Havey and Marjorie Myers.

Elizabeth Laity, Dallas, has been selected to participate in the Region II State Band which will perform this weekend at the Berwick Area Senior High School. Miss Laity, a clarinetist in the Lake-Lehman High School Varsity Band, was selected during tryouts at the Abington Heights High School last fall, and during competition at the District Band Festival held at Tunkhannock Area High School in February.

50 YEARS AGO – 1964

Dallas Junior Woman’s Club will hold a Spring Dance next Saturday evening at Kingston American Legion. A combo will play for dancing and a buffet dinner will be served. Mrs. Robert Bradley, general chairman, is assisted by the following committee: Mrs. Raymond Willon, Mrs. James Kearns, Mrs. William Bourke and Mrs. Robert Gable.

Members of the new senior Mariner troop #652 have finished their Life Saving Course at the YWCA. Girls who passed the course are: Pam Baker, Susan Banks, Ann Barnes, Pat Bauman, Carmela Cavan, Cynthia Consavage, Judy Chernen, Donna Demmy, Helen Edwards, Rose Ellen Klaboe, Novrie Kennedy, Patty Larson, Katherine Martin, Candy Mohr, Carol Mohr, Sandy Metzger, Pat Nixon, Donna Priebe, Betty Rome, Bonnie Rood, Peggy Rood, Linda Rowett, Debbie Slater.

60 YEARS AGO – 1954

Jackie Berti, Bobby Piznar, Murphy Hislop and Harold Hislop were among the Little Merchants who visited Washington as guests of Wilkes-Barre Publishing Company Thursday and Friday of last week. Boys were taken on a comprehensive tour of the Capitol.

Two Dallas-Franklin High School girls were among the guests at Wilkes College’s George Washington High School Tea, sponsored b Theta Delta Rho, the coed social and service sorority recently. They are Rose Anne Patner, Fernbrook, and Ann Woicekowski, Fernbrook.

Women of Dallas Kiwanis Club are planning a card party for next month at Back Mountain Town and Country YMCA. Kay Wright is chairman, Joan Flack co-chairman. Ann Joseph and Claire Troxell handle tickets; Helen Rice, Nancy Goeringer, Ethel Neal, Alta Travis and Eva Rearick, refreshments; Marian Renisko, publicity.

70 YEARS AGO – 1944

Members of Lehman Parent-Teacher Association will present an old fashioned minstrel show in the high school auditorium this weekend. The show, which was written and is being directed by Principal William Crum, is hilarious from start to finish. End men are: John Sidler, Ernest Smith, Bob Scott, Dick Parks and Gilbert Tough.

Howard Woolbert, of Trucksville, was installed as Noble Grand of Toby creel Lodge, No. 1078, I.O.O.F., Tuesday night at the Odd Fellows Hall. Mr. Woolbert replaces Samuel Davis. Other officers installed were: Vice Grand, William Eckert; Warden, Grover Sayman; Conductor, George Shaver; and Chaplain, William Rineman.

The Dallas Post is 125 years old. Information for “Only Yesterday” is printed exactly as it originally appeared.

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