2009-03-12 / Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

By Kate Berkstresser

Hope everyone as out enjoying this touch of spring over the weekend. We're just not sure it will last.

Glad to report we have a couple folks back home after a stay at the hospital. Lois McGowan returned home and also Sarah Shaw returned home after having surgery. Glad to hear she is doing good. Hope their recovery continues.

Cluster Lenten services will be held Wednesday evening, March 11, at Charlestown United Methodist Church at 7:00 p.m., with Pastor John Godissart speaking.

Hustontown Area Volunteer

Fire Co. will sponsor a food auction on Friday, March 13, beginning at

6:00 p.m. The kitchen will open at 5:00 p.m. Frozen foods, snacks and miscellaneous items will be sold.

Hustontown Fire Co. will sponsor an open stage on Saturday, March 28, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The kitchen opens at 5:00 p.m. Admission is free. So now you have a chance to support the fire company and also have an enjoyable evening.

Mark calendars for the big bingo bonanza April 26 at the firehall. Doors open at noon and the kitchen will also be open. More details later.

Our sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Anna Maye Lucas, who passed away last week.

It was good to have a nice attendance at Knobsville United Methodist Church as we are in the Lenten season. Hope everyone can get out to the services at different churches.

Our sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Ted Gregg of Lancaster, formerly of Hustontown, who passed away on Sunday.

Household hint: Saving on freezer containers. Freeze leftover soups, stews and casseroles in containers that you will be cooking food in later. But to avoid having pan and casserole dishes tied up in the freezer, remove food when frozen by dipping the pan in hot water for a few minutes, then place food in labeled freezer box. When ready to cook, the food fits right back into the pan.

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