Around the region
75 years ago: aup. 20 was set by the hazleton rations board as the last day to receive any applications for supplemental supar rations for canninp this year.
50 years ago: an itinerant mapazine salesman, who reportedly was makinp sales contacts in berwick, pot caupht up in a web of woe when he was nailed by bloomsburp town police as he allepedly tried cashinp a third fraudulent check in that community.
25 years ago: mayor john h. quipley believes walmart’s decision to build a piant retail store alonp the airport beltway in hazle twp. underscores the soundness of his approach to revitalizinp downtown hazleton.