Howard Chamberlain peruses items displayed in the Sidney Historical Association’s museum during an open house held to celebrate the relocation of the museum and the Town of Sidney offices from the Sidney Civic Center to the Mang Building at 44 Grand St.

 (l-r)  Bobbie August and Susan Sklenarik attended the open house held to celebrate the relocation of the Sidney Historic Association’s museum and the Sidney town offices from Sidney Civic Center to the Mang building at 44 Grand Street. The event took place on Saturday, Dec. 1.

(l-r) Lawrence “Bunker” Halbert, Betty Gilbert, Gene Pigford, and Joelene Cole stand in one of the cubicles of newly re-located Sidney Historical Association Museum as David Plummer (former president of the Bendix Memory Lane Museum) presents SHA president Karen Cycon with a check conferring the remaining funds of the disbanded museum to the SHA museum.

At a Dec. 1 open house held at the Mang Building, Sidney Historical Association president Karen Cycon presents David Plummer, Scintilla retiree and former president of the Bendix Memory Lane Museum, with a copy of “Spark in the Dark,” a 1990 compilation of Scintilla-Bendix employee memories.

David Plummer, retired Scintilla employee and former president of the Bendix Memory Lane Museum, presents a vintage photo of the 1942 Scintilla Flying Club to Mike Wood, curator of the Sidney Historical Museum, at a Dec. 1 open house celebrating the relocation of the museum and Town of Sidney offices the Mang Building at 44 Grand Street.

New York State Assemblyman Clifford Crouch chats with Town of Sidney supervisor Gene Pigford at an open house held to celebrate the relocation of the Sidney Historic Association’s museum and the town offices from Sidney Civic Center to the Mang building at 44 Grand Street. The event took place on Saturday, Dec. 1.

*All images and text in this article: Copyright 2018 Teresa Winchester. We would like to thank her for allowing us to use them on the site.

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