Andrew Breslin of Summit Hill was awarded the contract to build the Elk's new home at Mahanoy City for $34,967. There were seven bidders. The Packerton Independent School District has awarded the contract for its new school house to Breslin for $27,192. The structure will be of Boomsburg brick. The school is to be a gift by the late Mrs. Mary Packer Cummings in memory of her father, Judge Asa Packer, the building of the Lehigh Valley Railroad for whom Packerton was named.
On this date
Tuesday, April 27, 2010