2009-09-03 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Peggy Wagner, September 2; Brandi Mellott and Dani Brady, September 4; Colton Strait and Barb Weller, September 1; Harry Smith, September 5; Jane Lininger and Robin Souders, September 7; Betsy Ray, September 9; Marie Richards, September 6; Goldie DeShong, 98 on September 6; Joan Skvarka, September 5; Tina (Seiders) Washabaugh, September 6; Lacie Washabaugh, September 9; and Carl Mellott, 60 on August 13. Belated birthday wishes to Nathan Karczewski, 17 on August 11 and Emily Karczewski, 15 on August 25.

Congratulations to Kevin and Angie Kendall on the birth of a son, Luke Mathias, born in Waynesboro Hospital on August 21. Luke has three older sisters and an older brother and a deceased brother.

Borough councilman Lee Rager had surgery Monday and is recovering at home.

Helen Buterbaugh, formerly of Knobsville, is now a resident in the Extended Care Unit of Fulton County Medical Center.

Justin Strait and Tessa Mc- Garvey attended the Rascal Flatts concert in Hershey on Saturday night. The concert was a birthday gift to Tessa from her parents.

Davy and Betty Seiders attended the National Outdoor Farm Machinery Show in Ratul, Ill., last week.

Dayton and Kim Tweedy observed their 25th wedding anniversary on August 21. The Tweedys, along with their son, have moved into their new residence on Back Run Road.

Carl and Hulda Bain observed their 58th wedding anniversary on September 1.

Cory and Donna Gress observed their ninth wedding anniversary on September 2.

Lori Bishop held a tea party on Monday, August 24, in the home of her parents, Patty and Leon Mellott of Needmore, with 15 family members and friends attending.

The right Rev. Ronald Burke, Nancy Burke and Paul McCullough and Dora Butterfield visited with Kerry Burke, Pat Burke and Dr. Darrell Sheets in Bay City, Mich., this past week.

Ty and Lisa Daniels observed their 21st wedding anniversary on August 27. Their daughter was 20 on August 25 and their son 16 on August 27.

Quotable quotes: Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.

It happened this week: In 1954, Hurricane Carol hit the northeastern Atlantic states. Connecticut, Rhode Island and part of Massachusetts bore the brunt of the storm, which resulted in nearly 70 deaths.

Country shortcuts: For extra storage for pot lids, put a small towel rack on the inside of your ktichen cabinet doors and secure with smalls crews. Place a pot lid behind the back. The lid rests on it perfectly.

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