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25 Years Ago

JAN. 20, 1993

Vin­cent Carosella, the project devel­oper of the Tilden Cor­po­rate Cen­ter ( Tilden In­dus­trial Park) near Ham­burg has con­firmed that he is ne­go­ti­at­ing to bring two busi­nesses and maybe a small shop­ping cen­ter into the com­plex. The Cor­po­rate Cen­ter will put 125,000 gal­lons of sewage per day into the Ham­burg Bor­ough sewage treat­ment sys­tem in keep­ing with an agree­ment signed in De­cem­ber by Tilden Twp. and Ham­burg Mu­nic­i­pal Author­ity. Un­der the pact, the de­vel­op­ing firm will pay for the sewage and any plant up­grade needed to treat the ad­di­tional waste wa­ter.

A crowd of over 250 is ex­pected for the first an­nual “Li­brary Ball” to be held Jan. 30 at St. Mary’s Hall, State Street, Ham­burg.

“The Last of the Mo­hi­cans” will be fea­tured at Ham­burg Strand Jan. 2225.

50 Years Ago JAN. 18, 1968

Early this week, Hahn Mo­tors, Inc., de­liv­ered a new 750- gal­lon ap­pa­ra­tus to Union Fire Com­pany No. 1. Ir­win W. Greenawalt, fire chief, and Don­ald D. Behler, fire com­pany pres­i­dent, ex­pressed the unit’s ap­pre­ci­a­tion for the gen­er­ous sup­port given by area res­i­dents and busi­ness firms which fi­nanced the pay­ment of the new ap­pa­ra­tus.

The new Ham­burg po­lice car, a 1968 Dodge Coronet was pur­chased through sealed bids with the con­tract awarded to Balthaser Mo­tors of Ham­burg. The car is equipped with a spe­cial heavy- duty chas­sis and po­lice equip­ment.

Fire­man Barry M. Stamm, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. James H. Stamm, Sr., of R1, Mohrsville, par­tic­i­pated in a U. S. Fleet train­ing ex­er­cise, held off the coast of South­ern CA and lasted from Jan. 4- 13.

Elvis Pres­ley stars in “Clam Bake” this week­end at the Ham­burg Strand.

75 Years Ago JAN. 18, 1943

Di­rec­tors of the Ham­burg Sav­ings & Trust Com­pany re- elected Solon D. Bausher, pres­i­dent for his 34th term, last Fri­day, fol­low­ing the an­nual stock­holder’s meet­ing and elec­tion.

Miss Kathryn Boltz, daugh­ter of Mr. and Mrs. Clay­ton Boltz, 259 North Fourth Street, Ham­burg, be­came the bride of Ray­mond J. Thren, of Read­ing, Sun­day morn­ing, in St. Ce­celia Chapel, Read­ing.

Last evening, of­fi­cers and mem­bers of the Ham­burg Civil­ian De­fense Coun­cil de­cided to pe­ti­tion bor­ough coun­cil to ap­pro­pri­ate funds for civil­ian de­fense pur­poses when the 1943 bud­get is drafted to­mor­row evening.

Mrs. Harry Biehl, South Fifth Street, Ham­burg, spent the week end with her son and daugh­ter- in­law, Mr. and Mrs. Stew­ard Biehl, at Philadel­phia.

Sgt. Mahlon B. Ker­ch­ner Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Mahlon L. Ker­ch­ner, of Ham­burg R3, has in­formed his par­ents of his safe ar­rival in Eng­land. He was in­ducted into the armed forces on March 15, 1941.

“Des­per­ate Jour­ney” star­ring Er­rol Flynn, Ron­ald Reagon and Nancy Coleman will be fea­tured at the Strand, Jan. 16.

100 Years Ago JAN. 17, 1918

A frag­ment of the Chicago bliz­zard struck this sec­tion Mon­day night and added another six inches of snow to the al­ready abun­dant sup­ply.

The pub­lic sale of the mill prop­erty of Ge­orge Wal­ters & Son, at the foot of Schuylkill Ave., con­sist­ing of mill, dwelling and other build­ings, was held last Satur­day af­ter­noon and the prop­erty was pur­chased by Wil­liam G. Sheradin for $ 7,320.00 The pur­chase was made for the firm of Stroh and Sea­man, pro­pri­etor of the Ham­burg Roller Mills, within a half square of the Wal­ters prop­erty.

A. P. Wert­ley, man­u­fac­turer of ice cream and ar­ti­fi­cial ice, pur­chased the ice crop on the dam of D. M. Beahr on East State Street, Ham­burg and also leased the ice houses of the lat­ter. He is hous­ing a crop from 16 to 18 inches thick.

Pres­i­dent Wil­son has given his ap­proval to the day­light- sav­ing bill passed by the Se­nate and now be­fore the house com­mit­tee on in­ter­state and for­eign com­merce. Sen­a­tor Calder, of New York, the au­thor, called on the pres­i­dent to learn his at­ti­tude. The bill, if made law will set the clocks ahead an hour, and the sen­a­tor as­serts it would save 1,000,000 tons of coal a year.

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