YEARS AGO Archives
The Canton Independent Sentinel
105 Years Ago-1912 5/25/2017
While practicing on the high school campus last Thursday Carl Fry was hit by a hammer thrown by one of his fellow athletes. The hammer struck him on the hip knocking him down. Medical aid was immediately summoned and it was found that no bones were broken and he will again be around in a few days.
Grant Sebring of Liberty has purchased the Canton House pool and billiard parlors of "Jack" Brann. William McIntosh, who had leased the parlors, will leave Monday for New York State.
100 Years Ago-1917 5/25/2017
The Moose band will give a concert in the band stand Memorial evening at 7:30 o'clock. It is the intention of the band to give a concert every other week, provided enough money can be secured by taking up a collection during the different concerts.
William Camp, a conductor on the P R R who was killed in the Canandaigua yards, was brought to Leolyn Thursday where the funeral was held from the home of his father, William Camp, with interment in the Rutty cemetery
70 Years Ago-1947 5/25/2017
Beset by arguments for and against a change in Troy Borough from Standard to Daylight Saving Time, Mayor George Boyer and Paul McCormick, President of the Troy Business Men's Club, have requested that every interested person in Troy and the adjacent community fill out the voting form at the lower right hand corner of the front page of this week's paper and mail it at once to Mr. Boyer. He has intimated that he and the Borough Council will be governed by this vote.
The March issue of the Penn State Farm News showed Troy High School on the cover and five pictures in connection with an article, "Troy High School Takes Agricultural Prizes Galore."
All arrangements are made for the picturesque and colorful operetta Words and Music, to be given next Thursday and Friday. Seventy students are taking part.
D W Lathrop, former student at Troy High School, made his singing debut with the Cosmopolitan Opera Company of Philadelphia.
30 Years Ago-1987 5/25/2017
Miss Katie Ockerman, 90, died in the Searfas Boarding Home. She was born in 1896 in Wetona and she and her brother Hugh operated a dairy farm in Smithfield Township. She was a member of the Wetona United Methodist Church for over 75 years.
South Creek Volunteer Fire Co. celebrated its 25th year of service. Joe Leonard was chosen Fireman of the Year.