2009-10-15 / Correspondents' Notes

Maddensville

By Karen Grissinger

Birthday wishes to McKenzie Wertz, Tom Glunt, Connor Pittman, Pete Ramsey, Gale Fraker, Scott Fritz, Luke Heaster, Leon Brown, Lee Weaver, Kacey Hann, Bobbi Cohenour, Bill Ramsey and Dickie Glenn.

Get well wishes to Inez Barnett, Mary Mort, Dick Rhoades and Sharon Horne.

Tom and Mamie Streightiff, Dick and Kim Watkin, and Chuck and Polly Streightiff attended the Frankie Valli concert at Shippensburg on Thursday evening.

Brian Ramsey visited with Roger and Pat Ramsey on Sunday.

Get well wishes to Ryan Fleck, who was in an accident on Fort Littleton Road on Friday morning. Our prayers go out to Ryan for a speedy recovery.

Our sympathy is extended to the family of Freda Ellis of Altoona. Freda was the daughter of Orris and Ruth Brown of Maddensville.

Get well wishes to Cassie and Caleigh Clark, daughters of Gary and Donna Clark. Both girls were feeling a little under the weather last week.

Visiting with Steve, Karen, Terri and Tammy Grissinger this week were Buzz and Bea Covert, Tom and Mamie Streightiff, Brent Carlson, Mike, Chris and Kevin Pintozzi, and Travis Madden.

Shannon Sechrist and Terri Grissinger attended the Penn State game on Saturday.

On Sunday, the Steve Grissinger family hosted an apple butter boil. Food, socializing and sunshine were bountiful. Visitors for the day were Donnie and Panda Horne, Tom and Mamie Streightiff, Ramon Martin, Maddison Wible, Brian and Tammy Fraker, Travis Madden, Angie Roher, Buzz and Bea Covert, Mike, Chris and Kevin Pintozzi, Dickie and Pam Glenn, Chuck, Polly, Huldah and Betty Streightiff, Kenny and Kristi Watkins, Shannon Sechrist, Jody Hann, Travis, Tawn-ya and Tristen Hall, Bill and Linda Zeger, and Jim, Lori, Holden and Camden Lupey. The weather was beautiful and a great time was had by all.

Hustontown Volunteer Fire Co. will be hosting many events for the Fulton Fall Folk Festival from October 16 to 18. They include a roast beef dinner beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday evening. On Saturday, an all-you-can-eat chicken, ham or beef potpie dinner will be served beginning at 11 a.m.

Also on Saturday, barbecued chicken will be served beginning at 3 p.m.; an open stage event will begin at 6 p.m. Come out and share your talent or enjoy the talent of others.

On Sunday, October 18, an allyou can-eat smorgasbord will be served beginning at 11 a.m. The menu will be roast turkey, roast beef, baked ham, oven-fried chicken, liver and onions and all the side dishes. Come out and support the fire company and the work it does for our community.

A basket bingo for Relay For Life Ridge Runners will be held on October 25 at Shade Gap Auxiliary Building. Early purchased tickets get an extra special card to play.

Three Springs Volunteer Fire Co. will be having a chicken barbecue on October 18 beginning at 11 a.m.

Shooting matches began at the Hustontown Firehall on October 3 at 1 p.m and will contin- ue every Saturday until further notice. This year a five-round shoot for youths will be held after the regular shoot. Shooters must be 16 years and under to participate and be accompanied by parent or guardian.

A pie and soup sale is scheduled at the Clear Ridge Community Building for October 29.

It’s time to get your flu shot. It’s also time to bait the critter traps as the cold nights send them inside to steal some heat and snacks. And don’t forget to stock your candy dish for trickor treat night just around the corner.

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