2009-06-11 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Arnie and Linda Gaylor spent the weekend at their country home in the Meadow Grounds. They had their 45th wedding anniversary on June 3. They will be celebrating their anniversary later this summer with a cruise to the Scandinavian countries.

Marty Marcus had his second hole-in-one June 1 while playing at Park Hills Country Club in Altoona. He had it on the 14th (105 yards) hole and used a pitching wedge. His first hole-in-one was at Great Cove in 1983.

Betty Hershey of Myers Avenue is home from Chambersburg Hospital and Fulton County Medical Center after breaking her kneecap.

A bike-a-thon was held for the youths on Sunday at St. Paul Lutheran Church and finished up at the Kelso farm for a weiner roast.

Birthday wishes to Melanie Bishop Kania, June 7; Dora Lynch, June 12; Tony Shives and Gabrielle McGarvey, June 14; Linda Deshong, June 13; Cooper McGarvey, Jim Johnston and Denny Ritchey, June 15; David Glenn, June 12; Roger Sipes, June 15; Maynard Bard, Helen Fix and David Johnston, June 16; and Cory Gress, June 13.

Leroy and Debbie Fagley have returned home after spending a week in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tenn. They also visited Dollywood.

Mariah Truax of Willow Hill spent Thursday night with her cousins, Tessa, Hannah nd Tobias McGarvey. She also attended Tessa's graduation on Thursday night.

Betty Remsburg attended church services on Sunday at St. Paul Luthern Church after a three month stay in the Manor- Care Home in Chambersburg. She has been back home since late March.

Greg Souders, an accident victim last week, remains a patient in a Pittsburgh hospital. He hopes to be transferred closer home this week.

Get well wishes to Doris Brown Hann, formerly of Fort Littleton, and now living in Waterford, Conn. She recently underwent back surgery and is now in rehab.

Quotable quotes: "The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer someone else up."

It happened this week: In 1968, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy died at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles, a day after he was shot by Sirhan Bishara Sirhan.

Country shortcut: Need to cup a lot of strawberries quickly? Use an egg slicer.

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