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Interesting Ripplet Feature Article

EARLY SCHOOLS By the late Russell Wentz (Reprinted from the September 1987 Historical Ripplet) Prior to the formation of the Spring Grove Area School District in 1949, the area’s educational needs were met by one or two-room schools in the townships, and grammar schools in Spring Grove and other towns, with secondary scholars attending classes […]

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mystery photo - Stoverstown, Pa

Can Anyone Identify These Public Officials?

Can anyone identify any or all of these three public officials?  The photograph was taken in the late 60s or early 70s in front of Gentzler’s Store in Stoverstown.  Mr. Don Gentzler, owner of the store (his back to the camera), is shown greeting the gentlemen whom he believes to have been from our State […]

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