Up their alley: Play-Mor Lanes gets start above Layman’s downtown

Jr. Ashcraft stands with some of the equipment/furniture that was used at the downtown bowling alley location he and his son are in the possession of. Ashcraft is a former owner of Play-Mor Lanes in Newton. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now

By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now Dean Koppes recalls when he was 7 or 8 years old, shopping in the old Safeway store at 703...

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