2010-03-11 / Correspondents' Notes


By Karen Grissinger

Birthday wishes to Linda Livezey, Hilary Forslund, Gail Greenland, Carl Skinner Jr., Lonya Semple, Troy Swope Jr., Payton Watkins, Paul Schmidt, Sharynn Book, Leo Nead, Derek Whitsel, Rick Knepper and Steve Grissinger.

Anniversary wishes to Lyle and Thelma Reed.

Get well wishes to George Harper, Garey Sprowl, Chris Romig, Lois Stevens, Dick Rhoades, Jessie Rhoades and Mary Mort.

Huldah Streightiff hosted a birthday party on Sunday evening for Tom and Chuck Streightiff. Attending were Mamie Streightiff, Kenny and Kristi Watkins, John, Gayle, Cody, Shawn and Ella Joe Young, Chuck and Alexis Streightiff, Polly Streightiff and Betty Streightiff.

Visitors with the Steve and Karen Grissinger family this week were Kevin Fleck, Ramon Martin, Buzz and Bea Covert, Tom and Mamie Streightiff, Travis Madden, Nora Grissinger, Mike, Patty, Chris and Kevin Pintozzi, Marty and Denise Sinkiewicz, Dusty, Sandy and Heath Hilbert, and Brent Carlson.

Angel Wings organization will be hosting a spring fling craft bazaar and food sale at the Orbisonia Lions Club building on Saturday, March 13, from 10 to 5 and Sunday March 14, from 11 to 3. Many craft vendors, homemade soups and chicken dinners and much more. All proceeds will be dispensed throughout this and surrounding communities. The organization is still accepting donations to help defray expenses. Cases of soda (cans) and water can be dropped off at the Lions building after 1 p.m. on Friday.

Tammy and John Cantrell and Ruth made a trip to Altoona on Wednesday for some treasures, while Cole Cantrell spent a few hours with Grandma Audrey Varner.

Hunter Rogers and Clay Cantrell and some other “fellas” are still sharing stories of their trip to Harrisburg for Motoramma with Hunter at the wheel. Where does the time go?

Tammy Cantrell and Ruth Grissinger enjoyed the day in Chambersburg on Friday getting ready for the Angel Wings bazaar.

Congratulations to Bobby and Jean Madden of Pittsburgh on their recent marriage.

Lydia Souders recently traveled to San Francisco for a few days, where she was able to see Alcatraz and do some touring. She enjoyed the warm weather and found the area to be beautiful.

Lydia Souders spent last weekend in Maddensville visiting with Mike and Teresa Souders and family. While Lydia was home, Betty Ramsey, Joe, Melanie and Dison Myers and Mike, Teresa and Ben Souders enjoyed lunch at the Pizza Star in Three Springs, where they saw John and Charlotte Hodge. Lydia has now headed back to North Carolina.

Toryn, Cameron and Braydon Locke stopped by to check out Aunt Ruth Grissinger’s snack cupboard while spending the weekend with Gordon and Donna Locke.

Happy birthday wishes to Amanda Locke and Tiffany Moore. Cake and ice cream were enjoyed at the home of Gordon and Donna Locke to celebrate on Sunday.

Jenny and Jayla Cantrell are bursting at the seams for spring to get here so they can go for a “girls day out” in Altoona again.

Donna Locke and aunt Irene Park enjoyed a trip to the Hershey outlets on Monday.

Tom and Mamie Streightiff and Kenny and Kristi Watkins enjoyed dining at “The Dream Restaurant” on Saturday evening before attending the Southern Huntingdon girls basketball game.

Hustontown Volunteer Fire Co. will be hosting a food auction on March 13 beginning at 6 p.m.

Raffle tickets for the week of June 15 to 19 are available to benefit the Angel Wings organization. Contact Ruth at 814-447- 3617 if you are interested in helping to sell or purchase tickets. Tickets are also available at Penn Central Physical Therapy, Wakefield’s Auto in Shade Gap and through many local volunteers.

Potter’s Clay, an experienced group of young people who present Christian drama, will be performing at the Immanuel Bible Church on March 26 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Seating will be available beginning at 5:30 p.m.

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