On this date in NEPA
100 years ago, a spokesman for the Navy announced that Lackawanna County is not meeting its quotas when it comes to recruits for the Navy. They said a recruitment officer would try and reach out more to high school boys about enlisting. 75 years ago, Scranton Postmaster Joseph Conrad announced some 322,925 pieces of holiday mail were processed. 50 years ago, Scranton City Council presented a $6.5 million budget for 1967. The budget contained no real estate tax increases and called for raises for all city employees. 25 years ago, William Rinaldi, Lackawanna County clerk of judicial records, announced that he was switching his party registration to Democrat. 10 years ago, Wegmans Food Markets announced it was purchasing a restaurant liquor license for its Dickson City store from the Denny’s in Dickson City.