Posted on March 23, 2017
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What locals were talking about 36 years ago
Noted below are news items first published in the East Branch Citizen in late March 1981:
- Glenn Koser was the first DHS wrestler to win a state championship. Koser, a 132-pounder, was the only wrestler to pin three opponents at the PIAA tournament.
(Editor’s note; Cole Zapf became the first DHS West wrestler to capture a state crown, last week. In 2002, Brad Forbes became the only other Whippet wrestler to win a state title.)
- Vince DiEuliis, who had served on the borough’s planning commission and as a councilman over a 15-year period, was named Citizen of the Year by the Greater Downingtown Chamber of Commerce.
- Models for the Ladies Auxiliary of the Alert Fire Company’s fashion show included: Jo Pacinelli, Gertie Woodward, Linda Broomell, Blanche Dawson, Bessie Brown, Jo Bruno and Kathy Przychodzien.
- Tickets for the West Bradford Fire Co. spaghetti dinner cost $3.50 for adults and $2.50 for children under 12.