2010-08-12 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Derek Keefer, 31 on August 4; Bill Harmon, 49 on August 9; Michele Pollock, August 13; Norma Ott, Donald Glenna and Marlene Savot, August 14; Frank Ingram and Alice Baum, August 16; Short Hendershot, Vic Erickson and Verna Harnish, August 18; Ruby Fields, August 14; and Amber Boden, 19 on August 9.

Sympathy goes out to the families of Howard Sipes and Yoshiko Peck, Viola Overcash, Wilma Smith, Edgar “Manny” Keefer and George Mellott.

Nelson “Whimpy” and Joan Harmon observed their 53rd wedding anniversary on August 2.

Chauncey, Tim and sons Jeremy and Jonathan Mc- Garvey travelled to Pittsburgh on Wednesday to see the Pirates play.

Congratulations to Jonathon and Rachel Kline McGarvey on their marriage Friday night in Green Grove Gardens, Greencastle. Jonathan’s great-grandmother, Ruth Souders, was able to attend. She will be 98 in November. The weather was perfect. Jonathan and Rachael honeymooning in Jamaica.

The Back Run School held its annual reunion at the Senior Citizen Center Saturday, August 7.

Fort Littleton Bible Youth camp was held last week at Sinoquipe Scout Reservation with approximately 50 children and several adult leaders attending.

Don’t forget: The 90th annual Fulton County Fair is next week.

Great Cove swimming pool has been busy with children taking swimming lessons.

Toby, Dena, Hanna, Tobias and Tessa McGarvey and Tessa’s fiancee Justin Strait enjoyed a trip to Hershey Park on Saturday.

Scott and Chris Shelley will observe their 13th wedding anniversary on August 15.

Twenty members of St. Paul Lutheran Church and guests enjoyed the play “Unnecessary Farce” at the Totem Polehouse and had dinner on Sunday.

Mildred McFadden of Big Cove Tannery spent a few days last week in Fulton County Medical Center after falling at her home.

Quotable quotes: “The most wasted day of all is that during which we have not laughed.”

It happened this week: In 1953, David N. Mullany invented the whiffle ball, so his son could throw a curve ball without breaking the neighbor’s windows.

Country shortcuts: Moisture can cause outdoor light bulbs to stick when you try to remove them. They’ll unscrew easily if you rub them with a light coat of petroleum jelly on the threads.

Zachary Miller motored to the Poconos where he had the privilege of singing with the famous Chris Woodward and Shin Diggin July 30 and 31 and was a big success. Then he enjoyed the NASCAR race on August 1. You can see them in person August 21 at the Long Horn Dance Club in concert. Proceeds will go to Hunters Helping Kids to take 20 cancer kids hunting for the first time. Zachary is the son of Troy and Bonnie Miller.

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