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50 Years Ago

Homewood Hosts Dedication

Herald of Nov. 20, 1973

Five hundred persons attended the dedication ceremony at the new Homewood Retirement Center in Martinsburg. The dining room of the new home for the aged served as the auditorium with overflow in the corridors, visitors’ lounge, conference room and residents’ rooms.

The Northern Bedford football team wrapped up its best year ever with a 7-6 victory over Tussey Mountain. Quarterback Joe Wachter threw a pass with 15 seconds remaining for Northern’s only touchdown and kicked the extra point to claim the triumph. An estimated 6,500 persons attended the game at Mansion Park....


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