1962 — Walter J. Hartman, then Scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 160, was named school patrolman by the Clarks Summit Borough Council.
“He has commenced his duties which find him for the most part at the corner of Grove and State during the school rush hours,” read the Journal article. “The morning period coincides with the business rush period, making it particularly important for close traffic supervision at that time.”
1967 — A raging fire spread rapidly through three buildings on State Street in Clarks Summit. The Davis Variety Store, Quiggs Confectionary, May Morris Realtor and some living quarters above the buildings were “a sheet of flame” within minutes, according to the Journal article.
Insurance adjusters totaled the business’ losses at $150,000.
1968 — F. Smith & Co.’s Abington Little League team won the county championship.