2009-02-12 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Ada Gress, February 5; Sam Stine and Shania Ott, February 11; Kay McBeath and Terry Lynch, February 14; Irene Harris, June

Frinafrock and Josh Hall, February 15; Mack Clevenger, Teddy Hall

and Cindy Headley, February 12; Ralph Mellott, February 13; Matt Hale, Chris Humbert, Tawnie House and Peggy Ray, February 16; Charles Carbaugh and Andrew Doyle, 17; Ron Hege, 68 on February 18 and Sally Hege, 67 on February 22.

George and Sally Gress observed their 54th wedding anniversary February 10.

Rodney and Dot Kelly will celebrated their 26th wedding anniversary on February 14.

Sympathy goes out to the family of Goldie Henry, who passed away last Wednesday.

Harvey Snowberger of Needmore is now a resident in Fulton County Medical Center Extended Care Unit.

Jeannie Staudenmaier is now a patient in J.C. Blair Hospital in Huntingdon.

Public Opinion weekly honor roll student-athletes were Natasha Bard, Southern Fulton, and Desiree Petty-John, Mc- Connellsburg, both for basketball.

Shirley Truax, a resident in Fulton County Extended Care Unit, celebrated her 64th birthday on February 6.

Vivian Reilly recently spent 10 days in Florida, visiting with Ron and Betty Peterson, along with other friends.

Sympathy goes out to the family of Scottie Hoover, who passed away Friday. Scottie was an organ donor, so someone could possibly live because of him. Thank you, Scottie!

Quotable quotes: Don't regret yesterday, it is a perfect compass, guiding your journey today.

It happened this week: In 1943 the government announced the start of shoe rationing, limiting consumers to buying three pairs per person for the remainder of the year.

Country shortcuts: Need more room when preparing meals? Pull out a top drawer and lay a rimmed cookie sheet on top of it. It serves as an extra surface to hold things you don't have room for on the countertop.

Happy Valentine's Day: Don't forget your sweetheart!

Mary Ruth Schwartz of Cooper Lane vacationed with her grandson and family, Joseph and Susan Murdock, of Suffolk, Va. They photographed the SSS ship George L.W. Bush at Newport News, Va., then motored to Florida to Grand Island. They attended Eastern Star meetings in Traver and Mt. Dorie. They also visited Bob and Priscilla Dill of Leesburg, Fla., and Charles and Bertie Knable of Avon Park. Ruth had the pleasure of dining with her cousins, Mary and Max Wallace of Everett, while in Florida also.

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