YEARS AGO Archives
The Canton Independent Sentinel
120 Years Ago-1898 2/15/2018
A petition is being circulated asking the Board of Education to establish a free Kindergarten as a part of the school system.
Saturday night was the coldest of the season, the thermometer falling to about 10 degrees below zero.
The revival meetings at the Church of Christ closed on Sunday night. There were sixteen conversions during the series and attendance and interest were encouraging throughout.
90 Years Ago-1928 2/15/2018
The Beethoven Club was entertained last Friday afternoon by Mrs. J E. Roenitz and Miss Lena Griswold at the former's home on Troy Street.
The Innes Hose Co. will hold a Valentine card party in the company's parlors at the boro building Monday evening. Everybody bring their own lunch. Coffee will be served.
At the Crawford Theatre, Tell It To The Marines, with Lon Chaney.
80 Years Ago-1938 2/15/2018
Tuesday evening while enroute to Williamsport, a car carrying several members of the Junior Varsity basketball squad, operated by James Pruyne of the faculty, left the road on a sharp turn, crashed into a pole and injured several occupants of the machine. Mr. Pruyne suffered the most severe injuries while Gerald Stone, Frank Botsford, Wilfred Jenkins and Robert Barrow all suffered minor injuries. All were taken to Williamsport hospital and all except Pruyne were released after being given first aid. Pruyne remains there for observation and treatment for a possible skull fracture.