1954 article from The Journal:
The Penn Lake Association holds its 2nd annual fair- for fund-raising
(see newspaper clipping below):
Thomas Carter, Sr. and his son, Lawrence are hailed as “heros” for
saving the lives of 2 hunters who almost drowned in the lake. They were
presented with a plaque at a dinner held in their Honor. Shown below,
the Wilkes-Barre Record newspaper covered the story on October 7, 1957.