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Blueberry Memories: Back to the 80s

  By: Vickie Calby ∼MRC Board Member∼ Updated, 7/31/18 The year is 1980; things are different--very different. Sue Stone is not the administrator of the Susquehanna County Library, and there has never been a "Montrose Blueberry Festival,"  nor is the “story hour” space in the library bright and kid-friendly. Sue, in 1980, is in charge of preschool… Continue reading Blueberry Memories: Back to the 80s

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Off To War: Insight from a Montrose Native

    By: Doug Overfield ∼MRC Board Member∼ The year was 1952. Young men lined the street in front of the Susquehanna County Courthouse--saying goodbye to moms, dads, wives, girlfriends, and children--as they prepared to board a bus to Scranton, Pennsylvania. Once there, they would catch a flight to infantry training in Fort Knox, Kentucky, aboard… Continue reading Off To War: Insight from a Montrose Native

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A Tour of the New Montrose Library

By: Vickie Calby ∼MRC Board Member∼ Last evening a few of the Montrose Restoration Committee Board Members visited the new library. The pictures do not do this beautiful building justice. We encourage you to stop in to see for yourselves and make use of this wonderful new space. The first thing you see when you walk in… Continue reading A Tour of the New Montrose Library

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High School Graduation

A discussion of tradition, memory, and nostalgia... By: Hillori L. Schenker ∼MRC Board Member∼ The familiar strains of the march begin with woodwinds carrying the melody, while the baseline keeps tempo. As Pomp and Circumstance reaches its crescendo, the graduates appear. Proceeding solemnly into their assigned seats, their backs straight, each candidate’s tassel bobs in time to the… Continue reading High School Graduation