SEASONAL MOMENTS: Danville celebrates Thanksgiving, successful football season

“Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness and gratitude.”

20 YEARS AGO (2002)

The American Red Cross holiday program, which provided Thanksgiving dinners to needy families, needed help. Read also : Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp toe tap touchdown | Week 1 vs Buffalo Bills.

The number of needy families in the Feed a Friend program has increased; 340 families was the number usually fed through the program. The program has existed for 20 years with food donors from many sources. Monetary donations come from individuals.

Program coordinator Carolyn Nadel was grateful for the response from the community. At Shiloh United Church of Christ, 398 residents lined up outside as donated food was distributed from noon to 4 p.m. Residents of the North Central Secure Unit helped get bags and boxes of food.

All were welcome to various church holiday meals, including Mahoning Presbyterian Church and St. Josip.

Steve Keifer, assistant superintendent of the Danville Area School District, was pictured sitting with kindergarteners Nicholas Kapp, 5, and Bruce Cromley, 6, during the annual Thanksgiving holiday in June Heeter’s class at Mahoning Cooper Elementary School.

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40 YEARS AGO (1982)

Danville Ironman Band conductor Paul Semicek has announced the band’s departure for a fall tour in Florida. This may interest you : Terry Fontenot released an update on the Deion Jones trade as the Falcons officially announced the trade with the Cleveland Browns.

He said the tour included the Atlanta Falcons-St. Louis Cardinals game, Tampa Bay-Miami Dolphins Nov. 24; Show at Disney World on November 30; Daytona Beach Resort Hotel on December 1st and 2nd and Epcot Center at Disney World on December 3rd and will return home on December 4th.

Mable Hess was gifted the frozen turkey by the manager of J. J. Newberry’s, who gave away a free turkey every week for nine weeks during the holiday season.

Danville’s boys and girls bowling team defeated Berwick 4-0, while the girls defeated the Lady Bulldogs 3-1.

Darren Reibsome led the Ironmen with a high game of 211 and a high streak of 565. Kelly DeWalt was the Ironwomen’s top shot putter with streaks of 180 and 454. Reibsome, Alex Arnwine, Jack Shoop, Chris Dennen, Dave Reigel and Bob Capozello were lettermen who were returning.

DeWalt was joined on the women’s team by Maria Washko, Laura Brady, Janet Lynn, Noel Wolf, Janae Foust and Dawn Phillips.

From Sports Whirl: “Bowling is underway in the Danville Area School District. The program is under the direction of high school biology teacher Al Barrett, the “father of bowling” in the local system, who started the show 25 years ago. Totally dedicated and persistent, he made the sport attractive to students.”

Four Danville wrestlers, Jim Martin, Don Donahoe, Rob Meloy and Barry Earlston, were selected among the top 100 by the Pennsylvania Wrestling Roundup to compete in the North Schuylkill Invitational.

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60 YEARS AGO (1962)

Members of the Danville Boys and Girls Band, director, Bruce Rhawn, and a host of followers started Thanksgiving very early, at 3 a. See the article : Tuscola Cheerleaders deck the halls for fall | Life |; spirits were high as everyone went to the Boys and Girls band to march in the annual Gimbels Thanksgiving Day Parade in Philadelphia.

The parade was formed at 8:30 a.m. at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, with a local band Color Guard carrying the Commonwealth flag from the office of Governor David L. Lawrence.

After participating in the oldest parade of its kind in the US, the band and entourage, 120 of them, went to the naval base in Philadelphia for Thanksgiving dinner. Danville’s parents and friends saw the band on television.

United Press International named three Danville gridders of the undefeated Ironmen to spots on the all-state teams. Named from Danville were: Bob Marks, guard, Ken Shepperson, end, to the UPI All-State second team, and Joe Nied, guard, honorable mention.

Members of the 1962 DHS football team and cheerleaders were feted at a spaghetti dinner at the Danville Eagles clubhouse; the affair was planned by a group of organizations and individuals who donated money for the dinner. The guests were all the coaches and their wives. Gus Livziey emceed the program and introduced coaches Bernard Zaborowski, Gene Snyder, John Maturani Bill Elder, Walter McCloskey and head coach Jay Livziey.

George Myreley, senior high school principal, spoke to team members and coaching staff congratulating on the 11-0 record; Team physicians Dr. Mark Leadbetter and Dr. Jesse Gordner and members of The Danville News staff were introduced.

The South won, 33-6, over the North in the annual Susquehanna Valley All-Star football game at F.Q. Hartman field. Selected to participate in the All Star Classic for the South were: Bob Marks, Ken Bills, Larry Blosky, George Litterer, Dave Reedy, Harold Shepperson, Joe Nied, Charles Steininger and Paul Scisly.

Bands and cheerleaders from Warrior Run High School and Muncy High School provided entertainment for fans before the game and during halftime.

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75 YEARS AG0 (1947)

The Danville Rotary Club sponsored a public dinner honoring the Danville High School varsity and junior varsity teams held at the Montour Hotel with William T. Deeter in the chair and addresses by Thomas Magill, president, and Guy Casner, secretary, of the Retail Merchants Association.

A feature of the event was the awarding of golden soccer balls to members of the team playing in the last game of the season. Presentation of sweaters donated by Danville Lodge Order of Moose; cutting of a cake donated by the Old Dutch Bakery were among the evening’s highlights honoring the local high school football team for a 10-1 season.

Many features highlighted the history of the junior high football team banquet held at the Mausdale Reformed Church.

After the banquet which began with a Kiwanis ceremony; the junior high cheerleaders led the crowd in singing the Notre Dame, Navy and Georgia Tech football songs.

Edward F. Price recreated the atmosphere of the playground as he spoke to the 52 members of the junior team. The team members were introduced, while standing, the cheerleaders began the high school cheer and the song “March March on Down the Field,” then the new high school alma mater, lyrics composed by Saundra Workman and Grover Swank, were sung by the cheerleaders, and joined by and the audience.

The final feature of the program was moving pictures taken by Mr. Griffiths showing high school students in action.

The annual football reunion held at the Capitol Theater the night before the Thanksgiving game with Bloomsburg, marked by a big house, was attended by all the teams and cheerleaders with Henry H. Hostelley master of ceremonies.

The assembly included a short vocal program, after which the film Ghost of West Point was shown.

Frank W. Magill, chairman of the Board of Education, presented the history of high school football to show that the tradition of the game is deeply rooted in Danville.

Introducing Ken “Trapper” Bills as head coach, Hostelley stated, “When he took this position for us, we expected little and he gave us a lot.”

The DHS Ironmen in the annual Thanksgiving game against Bloomsburg won 12 to 8 in front of 4,000 people on the field in Bloomsburg to become Susquehanna Conference champions.

Congratulations to the Ironmen on their great football season. Continue your success this week.

I hope your Thanksgiving is filled with happiness and joy.

Sis Hause is a Danville historian. Her weekly columns appear in The Danville News.

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