2010-05-06 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Ondraya Waite celebrated her first birthday with family and friends on Sunday

at Green Hill Sewing Club. Her birthday is May 4. She is the daughter of Chris Waite and Ricki Gelvin.

Richard and Candie Diffenderfer will be celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary on May 5.

Lesla Sheeder, Linda Strait, Sandy Novak and Rene Brink took a train to New York City on Saturday to sightsee and attend a Broadway play. They had an enjoyable day.

George and Jodi Hann attended the Apple Blossom Festival in Winchester, Va., on Friday and saw their 7- year-old grandsons, Sam and Luke, run in the Bloomin Mile Race, which they finished in eight minutes.

Happy Mother’s Day.

Birthday wishes to Bob Appleby, May 4; Katherine Snyder, May 9; Troy Yaukey, May 10; Mack Bishop, May 11; Richard Miller, May 12; Nikole Gelvin, May 6; Harper Cline, Justin Rasp and Janet Hann, May 11; Vicki Bogetti, May 7; Leah Hordesserts, ton, May 12; Randy and Rodney Waters, May 8; Reuben Hann, Harlan DeShong and Starr Ann Gallagher, May 5.

Tim McGarvey remains a patient in Philadelphia and improving slowly each day. Hopefully, he will be home soon.

Martha Seville is home recuperating from heart surgery in Harrisburg.

Paul Sipes recently underwent heart surgery in Harrisburg and is home recuperating.

Congratulations to Zach and Erin Dunkle, who were married in Delaware on Saturday. His friends, Michael Hill of Missouri, Jordan Ott of Michigan and Todd Grissinger were in the wedding party.

Tim Gress celebrated his 52nd birthday recently with family and friends at the home of his friend, Darryl Heckman. His birthday was April 22.

Bob Earley was admitted to Conemaugh Hospital last week with broken ribs and other health problems. His address is Ashman Pavilion, Room 602, 1086 Franklin Street, Johnstown, PA 15905.

George Shotts of Hustontown underwent some tests for a few days in Fulton County Medical Center last week.

A fourth birthday party was held recently for Ellie and Avrie Harr in the home of their parents, Charlie and Dusty Harr.

Public Opinion weekly honor roll student-athletes were Trent Black and Andrew King, Forbes Road baseball, and Taylor Leasure, Southern Fulton volleyball

Annette Williams of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., visited with her parents, Carl and Hulda Bain, on Saturday. She is able to walk after spending a lengthy period in the hospital.

Sympathy goes out to the family of John Carbaugh who passed away last week.

Quotable quotes: “No one has ever drowned in sweat.”

It happened this week: The U.S. Social Security system made its first benefit payment tin 1937 for 17 cents. Last year the average monthly check for the 52 million Americans who collect the benefits was $1,050.

Country shortcuts: Use old dryer sheets to line the bottom of the hamper to keep foul odors at bay until laundry day.

Jessica Blair and daughter Lexus of Leesburg, Va., and Tina Swope and her grandson, Malaki of Fayetteville, visited their aunt, Ida Strait, over the weekend.

The Golden Age Girls recenty had a birthday luncheon at Lincoln Way Pizza for Darlene Snyder. She’s an oldie now, but a goodie. Also attending were Jean Weller, Totie Bard, Mary Ellen Ott, Ida Strait, Phyllis Duffey and Evy Zetimeyer of Chambersburg.

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