Band Travels to Kennywood
50 Years Ago
August 27, 2020
Herald of Aug. 27, 1970
Williamsburg was one of the main targets for the rain storm which covered Blair County Aug. 19, although other county areas reported some damage.
Williamsburg will celebrate Old Home Week next week, beginning with a 50-unit parade arranged by the Williamsburg Jaycees.
Last Saturday 65 members of Melvin Van Orman’s Black Panther Band traveled to Kennywood Park for an evening parade. Just as the parade was to begin, the skies opened and a downpour sent members of six other bands running for cover.
Doing their best to ignore the torrent the NB band marched alone throu...