Henrietta Chamberlain visited with her granddaughter and husband, Alexandar and Daniel Smolnik, in Binghamton, N.Y. She attended the christening of her great-grandson, Daniel Gregory. His grandparents, Greg and Kory Wengert of Scotland, Pa., also attended.
Birthday wises to Bradley Mc- Clain, January 29; Ada Gress, February 5; Shirley Truax, a longterm care resident in Fulton County Medical Center, 65 on February 6; Bill Nesbitt, February 5; Michael Paylor and Andy Rasp, February 6; Janet Mellott, February 7; Yvonne Miller and Scott Earley, February 8; Samuel Blumenthal, Sidney Earley, Parker Hopkins, Yolanda Ramsey and Jim Hendershot, February 8; Chance Carbaugh and Roger Carbaugh, February 3; John Ott, February 2; Loren Leese, February 9; Rebecca Leese, February 8; and Wanda Truax, February 2.
Tim and Debra McGarvey and children attended her mother’s 70th birthday party held on Saturday, January 23, for Sylvia Winck at the Union Theatre in Everett.
Rena Ott celebrated her birthday recently with the birthday ladies’ group at the American Legion.
Rose Moore is home recuperating after spending a few days in Fulton County Medical Center.
Dora Lynch has been under the weather for awhile from complications after back surgery in September.
Public Opinion male studentathlete of the week was Trent Black, son of Ronda and Maynard Black. Trent is a senior at Forbes Road. He is a guard/forward for the Cardinals basketball team. He also plays soccer and baseball. Trent says he drinks a bottle of purple G2 Gatorade before each game.
Sympathy goes out to the families of Howard Fox and Bill Parsons, who passed away last week.
Public Opinion weekly honor roll student-athletes were Ryan Defibaugh, McConnellsburg; Jesse Newman, Forbes Road; Amy Bard and Luke Mellott, Southern Fulton, all for basketball.
Sympathy goes out to Judy Strait of Pleasant Ridge Road on the death of her sister who lived in Hanover.
George and Sally Gress will observe their 55th wedding anniversary on February 10.
Quotable quotes: “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.”
It happened his week: Groundhog Day got its official start in 1887. Today thousands of people head to Punxsutawney, Pa., on February 2 to watch “Phil” look for his shadow.
Country shortcuts: Place a plastic lid from a coffee or oatmeal can underneath any sticky or greasy bottles and containers. Messy drips from honey, oil or syrup will stay off your shelves.