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75 years ago: A wage in­crease of $2 a day for an­thracite min­ers was asked in a res­o­lu­tion adopted at the bi­en­nial con­ven­tion of District 9, United Mine Work­ers of Amer­ica, at Ma­hanoy City.

50 years ago: A group of Wy­oming Val­ley ed­u­ca­tors urged the Luzerne County com­mis­sion­ers not to give any Kis-Lyn land to Penn State for Ha­zle­ton cam­pus ex­pan­sion, claim­ing it would dam­age and even “de­stroy” a group of in­de­pen­dent col­leges in Nor th­east Penn­syl­va­nia.

25 years ago: A re­cy­cling pro­gram that lost money and sent at least one load of re­cy­clables to a land­fill was stopped by Conyn­g­ham Bor­ough Coun­cil.

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