2009-10-01 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Greg and Deb Sowers visited with daughter Ronni and friend Kevin in Phoenixville over the weekend and attended the NASCAR race at Dover on Sunday.

Birthday wishes to Helen Deshong, 91 on September 25; Jean McLucas, 86 on September 20; Ed Stenger, October 1; Janet Geyer, October 3; Jackie Doyle, October 4; Robert Snyder and Billy Sheppard, October 4; Samantha “Sam” McQuade, 18

on September 26; Marty Marcus, October 5; Michele Welsh, September 30; Bryan Fletcher and Alan Shives, September 25; Carla Lake, September 26; Carrie Swope, October 6; and Terry Cutchall, October 6.

Clyde and Luemma Hull celebrated their 33rd wedding annivesary with friends in the Meadow Grounds.

A former Fulton County resident, Beverly Cisney, now of Erie, attended her 50th class reunion recently and visited with friends here and her aunt in Chambersburg.

Sympathy goes out to the families of Ruth Mellott and Betty Gordon, who passed away last week.

Public Opinion weekly honor roll student-athletes were Donovan Bricker, soccer, Forbes Road; Jess Gearhart, field hockey, Forbes Road; A’leese Dickerson, volleyball, McConnellsburg; Kelsey Lilley, field hockey, Forbes Road; Libby Strayer, girls soccer, McConnellsburg.

Fulton County Scottish Rite Club of Harrisburg Consistory sponsored a bus trip to Dollywood, Gaitlinburg and Pigeon Forge last week.

The descendants of the late Clyde and Margaret Hann held their annual reunion on Sunday at Clear Ridge Community Building.

Dora Lynch had back surgery last Monday in Harrisburg Hospital and is now home recuperating.

Dane Pollock, Danny Moody, Paul Wilson and John Heuston attended the Penn State football game on Saturday.

Jennifer Lowman of Florida visited with her parents, Skip and Jean Kies, and other relatives and friends last week. On Friday they celebrated Jean’s 91st birthday in Martinsburg, at the home of daughter Cindy and family.

Visiting with Kay McBeath recently was her niece, Deb, of Edmonds, Wash.

Quotable quotes: “A word to the wise ain’t necessary. It’s the stupid ones who need advice.”

It happened this week: Shamu – the first-ever infant killer whale to thrive in captivity was born at Sea World in Orlanda, Fla., in 1985. She still resides there.

Country shortcuts: Boxes of plastic wrap, aluminum foil and plastic bags can take up a lot of room in kitchen drawers. Instead, put them in a cardboard six-pack container that was used for soda bottles and store upright in a cabinet.

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