Saturday, July 2, 1955, was hot. Really hot. The Beaver Valley Times reported that it was 94 degrees that day.
Ambridge loved parades and used to have several every year for all sorts of reasons. But the Golden Jubilee's was the parade that outdid them all, the biggest parade Ambridge ever had. "A mammoth spectacle," said The Daily Citizen.
Nancy Bohinsky Knisley grew up in Ambridge in the 1950s and 1960s. She is the author of Ambridge Memories, a blog dedicated to local history from 1950 to 1970. Visit ambridgememories.blogspot.com