2009-09-10 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Kathleen O'Connor's daughter, Stacey, and daughters of Pasadena, Md., recently spent a week with her mother in Knobsville.

The FOVA held its annual family picnic at the picnic grounds on Sunday, September 6.

Sympathy goes out to Rena Ott and family on the death of her sister, Beth, who lost her battle to cancer.

Joanne Harr was admitted to Fulton County Medical Center last week with heart complications and is now home recovering.

Grace Grissinger is home recuperating after spending a week in Chambersburg Hospital.

Sarah Lynch and Misty Johnson and daughters visited with Misty's husband, Tyron Johnson, at Fort Benning, Ga., where he finished his basic training last week.

Birthday wishes to Doris Agesen and Van Ingram, September 11; Pat Cutchall and Pete Bottonfield, September 12; Pat Shafer, September 14; Carrie Kelso Martin, Fred Stouffer and Les Gordon, September 15; Ronnie Sowers, September 16; Lynda Strait, September 16; Brionna Johnston, September 15; Melissa Glunt, September 7; Jen Clugston, September 4; Madeline Humbert, September 6; Cathy Richards and Kade Gress, September 13.

Wilbur and Alma Anderson attended a surprise 50th birthday party for their daughter-in-law, Susan, in Pittsburgh recently.

Sympathy goes out to the family of Virginia Bivens, who passed away recently.

Lloyd and Hannelore Hann spent a week visiting with daughter Carmen and family of Illionis and visited a friend in Iowa.

Dora, Terry and Michaela Lynch recently attended the NASCAR race in Bristol, Tenn., and vacationed for a week there.

Quotable quotes: A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

It happened this week: In 1900, Galveston, Texas, was struck by a hurricane that killed an estimated 8,000 people.

Country shortcuts: Give wipers a longer life - once a month, lift the wipers off the windshield and swipe the rubber with a rag dipped in sudsy water. You'll remove built-up dirt to make the blades more efficient.

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