Places, Southside Stories

Museum Devoted to Firefighting

Al Ginoble of South Williamsport was raised in a house that served as the fire house for Citizens No.2 Fire Company in South Williamsport from the late 1800s to 1909, so it seemed natural that he would develop a passion for the fire service and firemen. At age 18 he became an active firefighter for… Continue reading Museum Devoted to Firefighting


The Dixie BBQ

Jim and Gladys Casey, a Pennsylvania-Nebraska couple were the owners of the Dixie BBQ in South Williamsport from 1938 until 1972. The restaurant closed permanently when Jim became disabled. As young as 15, Jim began a career that led him across the country from Nebraska to Canandaigua, New York to Muncy, Pennsylvania and eventually South… Continue reading The Dixie BBQ