Dave Horjnacki

WISL HALL OF FAME: Bernie Romanoski

  • October 7, 2016
WISL HALL OF FAME: Bernie Romanoski

The Anthracite coal region of Pennsylvania has produced some of the finest athletes our country has known. In high school football, our schools are frequent winners of regional and state championships and nobody knew those teams and their coaches better than Bernie Romanoski. No WISL Hall of Fame entry would be complete without a little background history. Bernie was born on August 25th 1922, was a 1941 graduate of Coal Township High School and was a lifelong resident of the Shamokin-Coal Township area. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1942 and reached the rank of Sergeant. He served in both...

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A Big Mac Contest on WISL

  • October 1, 2014
A Big Mac Contest on WISL

This is how McDonald's was getting the Big Mac sandwich into the minds of millions of customers in the Mid 1970's. The original concept, "two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions - on a sesame seed bun" began as a simple single word heading designed for college newspapers, but quickly grew into a song, a television advertisement and a promotion that had radio listeners trying to say the ingredients as fast as they could for a chance to win prizes. While many still remember the slogan today, the original campaign was ended in 1976, after a mere year and a half run. The...

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Classic Sun Ray Drugs Radio Commercials

  • June 13, 2014
Classic Sun Ray Drugs Radio Commercials

Presented are a series of classic radio commercials for the Sun Ray Drug Store in Shamokin. Recorded in the early 1970's, these feature some familiar voices from the WISL airwaves including Dave Leonard, Dennis Edwards, Tom Kutza and more. These spots not only highlight the creative talent at WISL but also the good humor and lighthearted nature of Dave Donmoyer from Sun Ray. Thanks to Dave Leonard (Dave Horjnacki) for digging out these hilarious commercials. Sun Ray Drugs - 11 o'Clock Low   Sun Ray Drugs - A Day at the Dentist   Sun Ray Drugs - Baseball   Sun...

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