Category Archives: Health Care

1958: “Dr. Bill,” area medical pioneer, dies

The family legacy When Dr. William Roger Levering, 78, a Stroudsburg physician, died on April 22, 1958, it was the first time in 150 years that Monroe County was without a family doctor named Levering. He had been the last Levering in the family chain to practice medicine. A chain that could trace its history [...]

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1907: The importance of beautiful teeth

Modern dentistry can do wonders During the early 1900s, Drs. N.L. and A.V. Peck had a prosperous dental practice in Stroudsburg, Pa., which they advertised in the local newspaper. One of the ads, published on Oct. 3, 1907, in the Monroe Democrat, promoted not only the services available at their office, but also dental health. [...]

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