75 Years Ago

Santa Visits Children’s Home


December 30, 2021

Herald of Dec. 26, 1946

Fifty-eight children at the Blair County Children’s Home in Williamsburg had plenty of opportunities to visit with Santa Claus. Superintendent Harry Gwinn reported that four separate groups visited with the home and Santa appeared each time. Gifts were presented and entertainment staged for the children.

Stamp number 53 in the ration books was set to become legal tender on January 1. It was good for five pounds of sugar, and had an expiration date of April 30.

Wilson L. Wright of Taylor Township, was found dead in his home following a heart attack. Police Chief Wil...

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