1966 — The Lackawanna Trail Boosters sold auction tickets for a Honda bike to help finance a new scoreboard for the school. The tickets were sold at area carnivals in Dalton, Nicholson and Fleetville.
1976 — The Dalton Firemen’s Carnival was the place to be, with festivities running throughout the week in the borough and on the carnival grounds.
1986 — The Standing Room Only Players were preparing for their production of “George M.” in the auditorium at Scranton Central High School. The play was directed by Robert Guy, with musical direction by Lisa Barret Bobinchoch and choreography by Debbie Kisor, all three Abington area residents. The youngest cast member was then 6-year-old Bethanie Lori, of Waverly, who was encouraged to try out for her first role in a musical by her dance instructor. At the time, she had three years of dance instruction with Cassandra Devine Coviello and Karen Pettinato.