Posts Tagged ‘Today in History’

  • Issue12_Features_TodayInHistory

    Today in History: 1997

    Dec 5, 17 • 82 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Robert “Joe” Luckey poses with a faculty member at the annual Gannon University staff Christmas party on Dec. 6, 1997. Luckey was one the most beloved members of the Gannon community, working over 55 years as a maintenance worker. Luckey was awaded the...

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    Schuster Theatre: 1992

    Nov 29, 17 • 108 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by The Schuster Theatre presented William Shakespeare’s “A Winter’s Tale” Nov. 12-21, 1992. The upscale production of the classic Shakespeare play about love and deception featured the Rev. Shawn Clerkin as King Loentes, who is not pictured. The...

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    November in Erie: 1976

    Nov 14, 17 • 96 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Men attempt to clear the road enough for snowplows on the corner of Seventh and State after heavy snowfall in November 1976. The Lake Erie region received persistent lake-effect snowfall through the end of 1976, leading up to the infamous “Blizzard of...

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    Today in History: 1986

    Nov 7, 17 • 102 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by B.J. Centa, class of 1989, dribbles the ball upfield during Gannon’s final home game of the 1986 season at Scott Park. The Knights, who were at one point the highest-ranked team in the country, finished the regular season with a record of 15-3-1 but lost...

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    Erie history in pictures: 1960

    Oct 31, 17 • 95 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Vice presidential candidate Lyndon B. Johnson is ushered through the crowd as he and presidential candidate John F. Kennedy visit Erie on their campaign tour on Sept. 28, 1960. Johnson would go on to become the 36th president of the United States on Nov....

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    Halloween at Gannon: 1993

    Oct 26, 17 • 165 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Seniors show off their costumes while celebrating their last Halloween as Gannon University students in October of 1993. This year, Gannon will be celebrating with “Halloween in the Halls,” which takes place Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Finegan,...

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    Autumn in Erie: 1979

    Oct 17, 17 • 100 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Fishermen gather at the mouth of Four Mile Creek at Lawrence Park, located four miles northeast of Gannon University’s campus, on Sept. 29, 1979. by...

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    Today in History: 1985

    Oct 3, 17 • 133 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Mike Demma, class of 1963 and an alumnus of the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity, celebrates at the organization’s first reunion on Oct. 4, 1985. The weekend’s events were kicked off with a cocktail party at the Hilton Hotel, which is now the Avalon Hotel...

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    Today in History: 1993

    Sep 26, 17 • 250 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Geraldine Orton, Ph.D. (right), associate professor and director of the mental heatlh counseling program (MHC), is awarded a donation of toys from the Tyco Toy Co. while Dean Phil Kelly (left) watches on Sept. 27, 1993. The toys were used for the MHC’s...

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    Today in History: 2000

    Sep 19, 17 • 176 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Loretta Sigley, former vice president of academics, cuts the ribbon with a member of the Housing Authority of Erie at the grand opening of the Gannon Nursing Center at John E. Horan Garden Apartments on Sept. 20, 2000. Gannon’s Villa Maria School of...