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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | March 25, 2017
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JUNIOR CLUB PROJECT — Plans of Zelienople Junior Community Club to conduct a Health-O-Rama in 1979 at Passavant Health Center were announced by Jane Kunz, club president.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | March 22, 2017
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ENGAGED GIRLS PARTY — Gloria Abdou was the guest speaker at the Engaged Girls party given by Butler Welcome Wagon sponsors March 21, 1972, at the Holiday Inn, now site of the Days Inn.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | March 18, 2017
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IN TOP 100 — Butler High School coach Art Bernardi has reason to be smiling — two of his standouts from the 1976 Tornado playoff football team were named to the Big 33’s Top 100...
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | March 15, 2017
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BLIZZARD OF ’93 — Police direct traffic after a tractor-trailer got stuck and had to back down North Main Street hill on Saturday, March 13, 1993.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | March 11, 2017
DISTRICT 9 PLAYOFFS
East Brady’s Ward King and Iroquois’ Tom Miller battle for the ball near the basket in this March 12, 1963 game.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | March 8, 2017
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SPRING RITES — The advent of spring weather, usually associated with kite flying and rope jumping, is also heralded by the appearance of skateboards.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | March 4, 2017
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BUSINESSMEN HONORED — Plaques from the Sparkplug Committee of the Butler Area Chamber of Commerce were presented by Edwin Shields, right, to representatives of three Butler businesses in March...
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | March 1, 2017
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LENTEN FISH FRY — Women of St. Mary Roman Catholic Church, Herman, from left, Mrs. Frances Steighner, Mrs. John Moore, Mrs. Neal Smith, Mrs. Regis Convery and Mrs.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | February 25, 2017
5-YEAR-OLD PUPPETEERS
Working with puppets Feb. 24, 1967, in a tiny booth set up in the Meridian Veterans Hall are tots enrolled in the Butler Community Kindergarten. Behind the stage are Russell Mitchell and Ann Blair.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | February 22, 2017
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SENECA ROTC QUEEN — Joyce Epple wears a minicrown as military queen of the ROTC at Seneca Valley High School at the corps annual Military Ball Feb. 20, 1970.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | February 18, 2017
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STUDENTS PROTEST — With a list of grievances against recent action taken by the Butler School Board, including a return to the semester plan from the current trimester system, hundreds of...
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | February 15, 2017
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TROPHIES FOR THE VICTORS — This trio displays trophies to be awarded at the West Penn Color Guard Circuit competition Feb. 14, 1970, at Butler Senior High School.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | February 11, 2017
WINGING IT
The North Wing of the Butler County Memorial Hospital, the largest project in the $4.5 million expansion and modernization program, is dedicated in 1972, with Sen.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | February 8, 2017
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POSTSEASON BANQUET — John Mostowy, second from right, one of two Karns City High School football players honored during a postseason banquet Feb.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | February 4, 2017
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CALL OF DUTY — Sgt. Vernon Sarvey says farewell to his 7-month-old granddaughter, Bernice Silvis, and his wife, Elvira, in 1991.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | February 1, 2017
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READING CIRCLE — Fifth-grade students at Butler Catholic School read aloud on Feb. 4, 1976, for their teacher, Brother Joseph Kutchick, OFM Cap., as part of Catholic Education Week.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | January 28, 2017
NEW MEDICARE
In January 1966, Robert L. Dietrick, manager of the Social Security office in Butler, presents Mayor Arthur J. Megan, left, the first identification card for Medicare issued in the county.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | January 25, 2017
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SOUNDING OFF — Moniteau High School seniors rehearsing for “Rebel Without A Cause” are, left to right, Ray Kroft as Officer Mullen; Donna Gardner as Judy Brown; Don Swope as Jim...
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | January 21, 2017
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MARCH OF DIMES — Blowing up the first balloons for the March of Dimes, Butler High School seniors Marthann Duffy, Bill Rettig and Denise Zimmerman get ready for the first of five projects...
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | January 18, 2017
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AIR TRACK- Virtually frictionless motion was illustrated in the physics open house at Butler High School in 1972. Pete Perri, president of the Physics Club, sets up an experiment on the air track.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | January 14, 2017
ON TRACK
The fascination with trains never ends — whether it’s collecting, racing or just watching them. All ages enjoyed the competition during the Great Train Race Jan.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | January 7, 2017
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NEW YMCA BUILDING TAKING FORM — Structural steel beams give shape to the new YMCA building on North Washington Street in Butler on Jan. 4, 1967.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | December 31, 2016
REIGNING WINNER
Gregory Berton Jack, son of Mr. and Mrs. Berton W. Jack, of Chestnut Street, prepares his “hot line” for the announcement of the 1977 Stork Derby winner.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | December 28, 2016
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BARGAIN BROWSERS — Three young shoppers examine a pair of jeans at a Butler department store during an after-Christmas sales event in 1976.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | December 24, 2016
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DOUBLE TIME — Brian Cooper and his sister Becky seem quite at ease with Glenn Oesterling as Santa Claus as he asks them that traditional question: “What do you want for Christmas?”...
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | December 21, 2016
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PACKING HOLIDAY BASKETS — On Dec. 16, 1966, Knoch High School students Shirley Kennedy, left, and Elaine Neubrand pack baskets with toys and staples for less fortunate families in the area.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | December 14, 2016
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HANGING OF THE GREENS — From left, ninth-graders Carol Sanders, Shelly Baron and Carolyn Cross participate in the traditional Hanging of the Greens program Dec. 14, 1966, at the Butler YWCA.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | December 10, 2016
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IN CHRISTMAS DRAMA — Cindy D’Amore and Lloyd Link, seated on floor, play the role of Gypsies in the drama Christmas in the Marketplace at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | November 23, 2016
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HELLO THERE — William Sohn of Zelienople addresses a turkey around Thanksgiving in the mid-1940s.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | November 16, 2016
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TOP HONORS — Seneca High School football honored senior linebacker Jay Powell, second from the right, as the MVP of 1982, and also singled out SVTV for the first Community Service Award which...
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | November 12, 2016
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LITMAN ROAD OPENS — Joseph Kriley, center, chief of South Butler Township Fire Company and a former township commissioner, snips a ribbon to formally open Litman Road, a link between Route 8...
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | November 9, 2016
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SOLVING A MYSTERY — From left, Darlene Gass, Tom Villa, Kim Krauss, Denny Jacobs and Wayne Seibel put Jeff Stragand, seated, through the “third degree” as they interrogate him...
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | November 5, 2016
ABOUT TIME
Cathy Cleeland, Butler County Junior Miss, reminded readers to turn back their clocks on Oct. 31, 1966. This year, Butler Countians will set their clocks back an hour at 2 a.m. Sunday.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | October 29, 2016
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DRAGON BY THE TAIL — Carl Butler, 10, left, in casts, holds up the tail of the “dragon,” which is composed of twins Beth and Tom Butler, 9, and Edgar Butler, 11.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | October 26, 2016
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PROMISING MOMENT — Fringe benefits in the world of big business include friendships between executives and the younger, prettier employees in this scene from the Butler Musical Theatre Guild...
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | October 22, 2016
TOUCHDOWN TIME
Tim Sedgwick successfully got behind the East Brady High School football team defenders and took a pinpoint aerial from Jim Clouse for one of Union Joint’s seven touchdowns in the 45-13...
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | October 19, 2016
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TOP SHOTS — The High Five Performers in the Butler County Trap League, which celebrated its 1972 season with an awards banquet, include, seated, right, Jim Pavlik, Moraine; seated, left, Emil...
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | October 15, 2016
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MUSIC RUNS IN THE FAMILY— In October 1976, E.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | October 12, 2016
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1950 Champs — The Meridian Dodgers won the championship in 1950. Front row, from left, are Richard Sway, Greg Ray, Ken Rockhill and Jerry Myers.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | October 8, 2016
LUNCH TIME AT SENECA VALLEY
Linda Gump, left, a sophomore, accepts her lunch from Mrs. George Burgh in the cafeteria at Seneca Valley High School on Oct. 8, 1966.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | October 5, 2016
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READY TO ROLL — Bill Rice tinkers under the hood in this October 1966 picture of stock car No. 28 which he built and his son drove to 25 feature wins on district tracks that season.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | October 1, 2016
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GREAT PUMPKIN — Three youngsters ready to make a king-sized jack-o’-lantern with a 142-pound pumpkin raised by Charles Vollmer of Butler R.D. 6.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | September 28, 2016
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JAMBOREEPLANS — Pioneer Trails Council scouts meet in September 1966 to discuss the 12th World Scout Jamboree they would be attending in August 1967 in Idaho.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | September 24, 2016
ONCE UPON A LIFETIME
A musical tribute to Zelie Basse Passavant, daughter of Zelienople’s founder and for whom the town is named, was presented Oct. 8 and 9, 1976, at Seneca Valley Senior High School.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | September 22, 2016
LESSONS IN DEMOCRACY
In September 1976, Butler Intermediate High School social studies teacher Clair Glenn shows 9th graders Karen Talleri and Jim Saeler how a voting machine operates.
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Butler Eagle Online Time Capsules | September 17, 2016
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MS. UNITED WAY — Entrants in the Ms.
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