Daily Archives: August 19, 2007

100th anniversary of drunken Pleasureville brawl, Part II

The shooting deaths of the Hoover teens causes an overflow turn out for their funeral at Zion View’s Quickel Church. (For more on those deaths, click here.) And more misfortune. According to “Never to be Forgotten:” …

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100th anniversary of drunken Pleasureville brawl, Part I

Nothing had happened like that in Pleasureville before or since. It was 100 years ago when two brothers were shot in the Springettsbury Township village. William E. and Curvin Hoover were wounded about midnight in what was described as a … Continue reading

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