Citizens Want Light in Tunnel

125 Years Ago

 


Herald of July 18, 1895

Roaring Spring citizens were circulating a petition to have the Pennsylvania Railroad hang an electric light in the arch below town. The tunnel was described as “a dark, dreary and dangerous place for night driving.”

Daniel Ripley of East St. Clair Township received $65 damage for sheep killed by dogs.

Saxton held a pie-eating contest and a baby show as part of its Fourth of July celebration.

Professor J.K. Ritchey of Loysburg was a candidate for Bedford County superintendent of schools.

A shop at New Enterprise occupied by David Snowberger and Samuel Burger was...



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