25 Years Ago

Long’s Store to Close


August 29, 2019

Herald of Aug. 25, 1994

S. Kenneth and Norma Long will close up shop for the last time when they auction off their goods Aug. 26 and 27 from the former post office and general store at the corner of Main Street and Wildcat Boulevard in Bakers Summit. The S.K. Long General Store, built in 1876, was bought by Mr. Long when he came home from the service in 1946. The store also served as a post office until 1989 when Mr. Long retired from the postal system. He has been storekeeper for 49 years and postmaster for 43.

The Claysburg Church of God has raised enough money to pay for all of the mater...

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