Take a look back at news and photos that occurred 25, 50, and 100 years ago in Franklin County, PA.
25 years Ago:
Sunday, May 15, 1994
Harrisburg – Entry forms are available for the 1994 Pennsylvania Senior Games, scheduled July 26 – 30 at Shippensburg University. This event, featuring 20 competitions, is open to Pennsylvania resident amateur athletes, age 55 and older.
50 Years Ago:
Thursday, May 15, 1969
Fayetteville – Kenneth Shannon, 9 years old, 395 Westview Rd. in Fayetteville, cut of the scalp incurred when he fell from the “monkey bars” in school.
100 Years Ago:
Thursday, May 15, 1919
Harrisburg – Governor Sproul today proclaimed the following concurrent of the state legislature: “that the governor of this commonwealth be and is hereby authorized, empowered, and directed to proclaim Thursday, May 15th, 1919, a legal holiday to be known as “Welcome Home Day.” I request that our people give careful attention to our demonstrations planned in honor of the gallant soldiers, sailors, and marines -defenders of the of the republic and civilization…”