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Thomas S. Tull, right, British consul general at Philadelphia, presents the insignia and certificate of honorary membership in the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire to its first American recipient, Sister Mary Margaret, R.S.M., a patient at Mercy Hospital. Holding the citation is Dr. Walter J. Larkin and in back is Sister Mary Georgia, R.S.M. Times-Tribune File
Fifty years ago, Sister Mary Margaret was honored by Queen Elizabeth II with honorary membership in Order of the British Empire. Sister Mary received this honor for her years of service working and later running a hospital for lepers in British Guiana. 
To read more about this amazing woman visit: http://thetimes-tribune.com/news/local-history-nun-earned-rare-honor-for-helping-leper-colony-1.1736979

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Thomas S. Tull, right, British consul general at Philadelphia, presents the insignia and certificate of honorary membership in the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire to its first American recipient, Sister Mary Margaret, R.S.M., a patient at Mercy Hospital. Holding the citation is Dr. Walter J. Larkin and in back is Sister Mary Georgia, R.S.M. Times-Tribune File

Fifty years ago, Sister Mary Margaret was honored by Queen Elizabeth II with honorary membership in Order of the British Empire. Sister Mary received this honor for her years of service working and later running a hospital for lepers in British Guiana. 

To read more about this amazing woman visit: http://thetimes-tribune.com/news/local-history-nun-earned-rare-honor-for-helping-leper-colony-1.1736979

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Article from the August 2, 1989 edition of The Scranton Times
Writing up the daily feature “This Day in NEPA”, I came across this interesting story from 25 years ago.
On July 23, 1989, a group of teens stole the Big Boy statue from the Elby’s Restaurant in Chinchilla.  The above image details the theft and how the teens were caught. 
To read more about the case and the history of Elby’s Big Boy in Northeastern Pennsylvania visit http://blogs.thetimes-tribune.com/pages/index.php/2014/08/01/the-big-boy-is-missing/

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Article from the August 2, 1989 edition of The Scranton Times

Writing up the daily feature “This Day in NEPA”, I came across this interesting story from 25 years ago.

On July 23, 1989, a group of teens stole the Big Boy statue from the Elby’s Restaurant in Chinchilla.  The above image details the theft and how the teens were caught. 

To read more about the case and the history of Elby’s Big Boy in Northeastern Pennsylvania visit http://blogs.thetimes-tribune.com/pages/index.php/2014/08/01/the-big-boy-is-missing/

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Illustration of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing by Scranton Times cartoonist Lew Harsh from July 21, 1969. 
Northeastern Pennsylvania had a connection to the Apollo 11 mission. The connection was Old Forge native Glynn Lunney. Mr. Lunney served as the flight director for the Apollo 11 mission as well as the Apollo 13 and many others. 
You can read more about Mr. Lunney and the local reaction to the mission in a article by Local History columnist Erin Nissely here http://thetimes-tribune.com/news/local-history-apollo-landing-inspired-awe-pride-1.1721832
Also you can view the pages dealing with the moon landing from the July 21, 1969 Scranton Times here https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48182083/Apollo%2011%20coverage.pdf

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Illustration of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing by Scranton Times cartoonist Lew Harsh from July 21, 1969.

Northeastern Pennsylvania had a connection to the Apollo 11 mission. The connection was Old Forge native Glynn Lunney. Mr. Lunney served as the flight director for the Apollo 11 mission as well as the Apollo 13 and many others. 

You can read more about Mr. Lunney and the local reaction to the mission in a article by Local History columnist Erin Nissely here http://thetimes-tribune.com/news/local-history-apollo-landing-inspired-awe-pride-1.1721832

Also you can view the pages dealing with the moon landing from the July 21, 1969 Scranton Times here https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48182083/Apollo%2011%20coverage.pdf

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Some of the first Little League players in Scranton. Photo was snapped at Weston Field on July 14, 1949 after the boys received uniforms, bats and gloves from the Scranton Recreation Bureau and the Greater Scranton Sports Boosters. Times-Tribune Archives. 
Look back at the history of Little League Baseball in Scranton and the surrounding areas. http://thetimes-tribune.com/news/local-history-little-league-a-longstanding-tradition-locally-1.1714498

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Some of the first Little League players in Scranton. Photo was snapped at Weston Field on July 14, 1949 after the boys received uniforms, bats and gloves from the Scranton Recreation Bureau and the Greater Scranton Sports Boosters. Times-Tribune Archives. 

Look back at the history of Little League Baseball in Scranton and the surrounding areas. http://thetimes-tribune.com/news/local-history-little-league-a-longstanding-tradition-locally-1.1714498