Remember when: A look at the Valley's past in the language of the times
100 years ago
Music fills the air at Knights of the Maccabees meeting in Flynn's hall, New Ken
The Knights of the Maccabees of New Kensington and their friends met in Flynn's hall, New Kensington, where an enjoyable evening was spent. The entertainment featured Miss Laura Butler and Miss Julia Hudepohl as readers. Mr. Howell and the Cooper Bros. were most entertaining in all their selections, and Charles Meyers, in his pleasing baritone voice, added much to the evening's enjoyment.
75 years ago
Arnold, New Kensington will graduate 582 seniors in May
Five hundred and eighty-two students will be graduated from the senior classes of the Arnold and New Kensington High schools at the commencement exercises which are scheduled for next week. Arnold seniors, 168 of them, will be graduated on May 23. New Kensington commencement exercises for 414 seniors will be held May 26.
50 years ago
Astronaut Gordon Cooper has safe landing after 34-hour space trip
Astronaut Gordon Cooper was merely a bit woozy when he finished a 34-hour trip into space. Cooper's perilous descent to his exactly predicted impact point 96 miles southeast of Midway Island was full of drama and heroism. But his physical condition was what most pleased space agency doctors that examined him aboard the recovery ship.
25 years ago
Drug-sniffing dogs find small amount of marijuana at Kiski
Parents of Kiski Area High School students applauded the district's decision to bring drug-sniffing dogs to the high school. The search turned up small amounts of marijuana and drug paraphernalia among fewer than 14 of the 1,600 students in grades 9 through 12.
15 years ago
Nice weather benefits Buffalo Twp. Community Day at Lernerville
A beautiful sunny day and warm temperatures welcomed visitors to Buffalo Township Community Day at Lernerville Speedway in Buffalo Township. The day featured a dunking booth, food, contests, Civil War re-enactors, dogs from the Air Search and Rescue group, Pittsburgh Fly Kites, pony rides and Francine Michael's Mountain Top Band.
10 years ago
Brackenridge Memorial Park rally supports troops stationed in Iraq
About 100 people attended a rally in Brackenridge Memorial Park in support of troops in Iraq. The rally was held on Armed Forces Day and coincided with other “Operation Yellow Ribbon” rallies across the country.
Five years ago
Penguins beat Flyers, 4-1, to win Eastern Conference Championship
Before a sellout crowd at Mellon Arena, along with thousands more watching on a giant video screen outside, the Penguins claimed the Eastern Conference championship with a 6-0 Game 5 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers. The Penguins won the best-of-seven series, 4-1.
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