75 Years Ago

Lowest Temperatures in Years


January 26, 2023

Herald of Feb. 8, 1948

Cove folks were still toasting their toes in the oven of the old kitchen range–after the winter’s coldest weather–when they got the bad news on Ground Hog Day that there were six more weeks of wild weather on the way. Some of the lowest readings in several years were reported Saturday morning. At Beavertown Mrs. Martha Detwiler said the thermometer dropped to 26 below. Rev. Harper Snavely reported 20 degrees below in Woodbury.

The Unique Gift Shoppe, Mrs. Glenn Oesterle proprietor, will hold an “open house” from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. The shop is located at...

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