75 Years Ago
Boosters List Objectives
February 18, 2021
Herald of Feb. 14, 1946
The Martinsburg Booster Association listed five objectives for the 1946 program: Annexation of territory northeast of the borough; swimming pool for the Memorial Park; make borough streets and number buildings; curbs and sidewalks for W. Allegheny and S. Market Streets; appointment of aviation and good roads committee.
A fatal accident which occurred in Juniata on Feb. 11, resulted in the instant death of Edson Garfield Spangler, a P.R.R. employee residing in Williamsburg, when he was ground under the wheels of a street car while waiting to board a workmen’s bus fo...