R.R. retirees honored
FOR SERVICE - From left, Leslie T. McCncken, Marlon Quahliero, Frank Matteo, Anthony J. PerrotU and George A. Mehalic are presented with remembrances of their railroad service from R. D. Rupert, trainmaster, Penn- Penn- Physical i page I) have the greatest stake in this challenge, he said the growth offers the chance to change the face of America to ' replace blight with beauty" and "replace economic stagnation with dynamism." State and federal governments, he said, are deeply involved in influencing "patterns nf human settlement." Some conscientious Central Railroad, at a dinner in their honor Saturday. Three retirees unable to be present for the retinnent dinner were William G. Blanton, Frank Burton and Peter Rotunno. New Castle News Photo U.S. seen sewer and utility lines and the spending by the federal sovernment for suace and defense contracts, he said. ikv a xmess' low interest loans to cities for advance land acquisition, Incentives to business ;..rfr,, iin in 99S growth is sought. -Provision -Provision for federal, state and local government consultation on all forward planning. The re-direction re-direction re-direction or present multi-state multi-state multi-state economic development and planning r n m e n t Railroad retirees honored at dinner Railroading isn't what it used to be. This was the concensus of men who know as they discussed their years on the railroad at a veterans' dinner and gathering to honor eight retirees of the Penn-Central Penn-Central Penn-Central Saturday in St. Marguerite MB Society Hall. The retirees who were honored were W. G. Blanton. L. T. McCracken, Frank Burton. Peter S. Rotunno, G. A. Mehalic, Anthony J. Perrotta, Frank Matteo and Marion Quahliero. They were presented with desk sets, complete with clock and a 2 stolen cars are recovered (Continued from page 1) possible, troopers said. Meanwhile, state police and the FBI are sifting information and making interviews in an effort to unravel the story as to the manner in which the cars were stolen, delivered and sold. In this case, state police said the NC1C (National Crime Information Crnterl in Washington, D. C, has speeded up the recovery of the vehicles. Within 15 minutes ,and ,ess 5Dme instances, after snl numoers nave oeen uea into a computer in Washington, the results come back to stale police on whether the vehicle is stolen and where the theft occurred. Both the state police and FBI plale, inscribed with their names, date of hiring on the old Pennsylvania Railroad and the date of their retirement from Penn-Central. Penn-Central. Penn-Central. The honorees collectively represented J78 years of service in careers that encompassed the "hey-day" "hey-day" "hey-day" of the railroads in this area through two World Wars, the "Depression" and other emergencies. Dinner was served by a volunteer group of women, mostly wives uf railroaders, followed by an informal program and then more reminiscing. Frank J. Bogart of Pittsburgh, acted as toastmaster for the presentation program with R. D. Rupert, trainmaster, officiating. A long list of good wishes was liven personally to Use honorees. Women who cooked the dinner were Mrs. James Zarillo. Mrs. T. C. Rainey, Mrs. Ralph Frengel and Mrs. Tony Colitruglia of St. Marguerite Club who volunteered their services and serving was by Mrs. William Hunt and Mrs. Clifford Humphrey, who with their husbands, served as co-chairmen. co-chairmen. co-chairmen. co-chairmen. Aids in the dining room were Mrs John Bunneman, Mrs. William Fraley. Mrs. Anthony Venditto, Mrs. C. J. Kelly, Mrs. Thomas Mariana and Mrs. Fred Cameron with Mrs. Regis Michaelangelo in charge of reservations and Mrs. Nick Perrotta, decorations.