2010-04-22 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

The Central Fulton students did a fabulous job in the musical “Cinderealla” last week. They had a full house each night.

The streams in the county were lined with fisherman on Saturday for the first day of trout season.

Abby Hann celebrated her fifth birthday on Sunday, April 18, with family and friends at parents Chris and Christian Hann’s home.

Jim Chamberlain remains a patient in Fulton County Medical Center.

Pat Horton remains a patient in Chambersburg Hospital following a second knee surgery. Cards may be sent to her at c/o Chambersburg Hospital, Room 403, Fourth Floor, 112 North Seventh Street, Chamberssville PA 17201.

Tim McGarvey was admitted to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia last Saturday for extensive testing. Please keep him and all that are ill in your prayers.

Pastor Valeria Schmitz and Denise Grissinger went by train to New York City last week. They visited Central Park, saw a Broadway show, the Statute of Liberty and other interesting sights.

Birthday wishes to Polly Richards, April 18; Mariah Truax and Dustin Souders, April 23; Erica Culler, April 24; Carol Tebo, April 25; Mary Jane Morton, April 26; Terry Finafrock, April 22; Mike Sowers and Evan Hoffman, April 25; Dorothy Storto and Beverly Souders, April 26; Stuart Fletcher, April 19; and Eunice Hawbaker, April 28.

Wayne Daley was surprised with a 70th birthday by his friends last week.

Mack and Wynell Shives travelled to Harrisburg on Saturday to the Farm Show Complex where they attended the ceremony of their grandson, Pfc. Devin Shives for the Freedom Salute ceremony of the 628th Aviation Support Battalion on their return home from Iraq.

Rhoda Sowers spent a few days last week with her sister, Bonnie of Johnstown, while she was recovering from eye surgery.

Word was received recently of Archie Sowers passing away in Ohio. He leaves behind his wife, Doris, and two daughters. He was born and raised in Fulton County and was the son of the late Elmer and Gertrude Sowers.

Sympathy goes out to the of Ralph Glenn, who passed away last week.

Quotable quotes: What the wise do in the beginning, fools do in the end.

It happened this week: Paul Revere began his famous midnight ride from Charlestown to Lexington, Mass., in 1775, warning American colonists that the British were on the march. His Boston home, built in 1680, is a major tourist attraction.

Country shortcuts: Noclump rice. Add a spoonful of lemon juice to the boiling water before adding rice.You won’t taste the citrus and the rice will be fluffy.

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