20 years ago — 1996
Gate of Heaven students in Mrs. Rosalie Albert’s seventh grade class, recently raised $1,000 missions benefiting school and children in over 1200 countries. Each class member played an active role in accomplishing this task by donating a portion of their allowances, donating goods to the class bake sales or by creating posters to be displayed throughout the school. Members of the class are: Joseph Barry, Ann Evans, Beth Charnick, Liz Parlaski, R.J. Barna, Michael Son, Jamie Pikul, Jacqueline Reisser, Brad Feleccia, C.J. Adamchik, Tim Carroll, Jim Persico, Russell Susko, Laura Charnick, Jessica Holton, Kristen Nelson, Shannon Leary, Nicole Charney and Shannon Lupien.
Recently all the social studies classes at the Dallas Middle School participated in a community service project to design a poster announcing the Back Mountain Free Medical Clinic. They will be displayed in stores thro9ughout the area. Winners are: Jeff Jumper, Marybeth Wyberski, Amanda Donahue, Jessica Banks, Elizabeth Eby, Leann Piasta, Rachael McCue, Jessica Puz, Jennifer Gross, Patrick Barnard, Jennifer Roman, Jackie Senese, Stephanie Simonitis, Ray Keen, and Maureen Conahan.
30 years ago — 1986
Patrizia Bove and Barbara Davies, both juniors at Dallas Senior High, have been selected to attend the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for art this summer. The school is an annual summer program offered for artistically talented high school sophomores and juniors. It will be held on the campus of Bucknell University.
Angela Marie Blaine, 6 year old daughter of Joseph and Sandra Blaine, Dallas, has been selected as a state finalist in the 1986 Miss American Princess Pageant. Angela is a first grade student at Lehman Jackson Elementary School. She is also a member of the Idetown United Methodist Church, Brownie Troop 658of Lehman and The child Evangelism Fellowship of Eastern, Pa.
40 years ago — 1976
Dallas senior John Majewski received a gold medal after placing first in the State Track & Field Finals at Shippensburg. John cleared six feet, seven inches to take the high jump event.
Ten students will graduate with high honors from Lake-Lehman High School Sunday afternoon. They are Gwen Salansky, Christine Sbick, Rebecca Loveland, Pam Phillips, Mike Edwards, Cheryl Hoover, Mike Sudimak, Phil Smith, Greg James and Donna Sutliff.
50 years ago — 1966
East Dallas 4-H Club held their Round Up for their winter project “Make a Small Change” at East Dallas Methodist Church last Saturday. The girls met on the first Saturday of each month at the home of Mrs. Robert Moore. Here they learned to take care of their own room and personal belongings. Each meeting was spent in making a project for their room such as a bulletin board, waste basket, drawer divider, dresser scarf, laundry bag, cushion covers, place mats, curtains, pictures in frames, arrangements of fruit, flowers or plant materials.
Miss Kim Roddy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Roddy, Dallas, was crowned 1966 Prom Queen at the junior prom of Dallas Senior High School. Miss Roddy is a member of the basketball and hockey teams, Debating Club, Dramatics Club, Keyettes and an editor of the Dal-Hi newspaper.
60 years ago — 1956
Members of Cub Pack 281, along with their parents, enjoyed a Hobo Party at Dallas Methodist Church last Wednesday evening. All came dressed in their worst prepared for an evening of fun and entertainment. Highlight of the evening was the entertainment presented by members of all the dens. Participants included Jackie Mallin, Billy Baker, Artie Miller, Bobby Brown, Billie Ziegenfus, George Swan, Andy Kosek, Larry Schlittler, Mike Reed, Jimmie Davis, George Sawyer and Allen Cease.
Harveys Lake Girl Scouts, Troop 65, spent the weekend at Whirl’s End State Park under leadership of Emily Sickler, Grace Harvey, Mrs. Wilfred Ide and Mrs. Ray Harvey. A snipe hunt Friday night got the party off to a hilarious start. Badge work was done on Saturday, followed by an evening at camp fire. Girl Scouts attending were: Sandra Stubblebine, Ray Williams, Anne Marie Heiter, Barbara Hennebaul, Jeanette Nothoff, Ruth Martin, Eileen Schaller, Ray Ann Harvey, Paulette Loomis, Patricia Swire, Sue Dodd, Caroline Ide and Diane Gregg.
70 years ago — 1946
James Waters, Dallas High School senior and son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Waters of Huntsville Road, is the winner of the Frank H. Hemmelright Memorial Essay prize awarded annually by Dr. F. Budd Schooley to the two Dallas High School students submitting the bets essays on a given subject. The subject this year was “recreational Opportunities and Possibilities in the back Mountain Area.” Miss Helen Stoeckel was the winner of the second prize.
Marie Rebennack, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Rebennack, Dallas, gave the valedictory address at the thirty-sixth annual commencement exercised of Lehman High School held last Friday night before an audience of more than 500 in the school auditorium.
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