1963 – The Grove Street Playground, under the direction of Joseph LaCoe, Albert Ondush and Mrs. J. Davis, was the site of a “Fancy Float Contest” in which children presented themselves with bikes and wagons, dressed in the fanciest way they could.
1967 – Two Abington area residents were among the top drivers at the Fourth Annual Watkins Glen 500 Classic, which brought 220 competitors together from all over the country.
Oscar Koveleski, of Clarks Summit, won the last feature race of the day and the Glen Trophy in the Auto World Cooper Chevrolet, beating Bob Stanton, of Philadelphia, in a Ford special.
Joe Welch, of Dalton, came in second in the 500 kilometer event, driving a 427 Sting Ray coupe.
Harry Duckworth, of Dalton, drove a Porsche Speedster in the first afternoon race, but had to retire due to engine trouble.
1968 – The Abington Little League Francis Smith & Son team was the county champion, with a 19-1 record. A photo featured team members