2010-09-30 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishs to Jack Mellott, September 23; Laura and Paul Ramsey, september 28; Ed Stenger, October 1; Jackie Doyle, October 4; Robert Snyder, October 4; Billy Sheppard, October 4; Marty Marcus, October 5; Michele Welsh, September 30; Carrie Swope, October 6; Terry Cutchall, October r6; Shyrl Rowels, October 4; Terry Hopkins, October 6; Tony Helman, October 3; and Holly Hawbaker Peck, October 6.

Marie Henry of Fort Littleton is home recuperating after having heart surgery in Harrisburg and other complications after the surgery.

A 95th birthday celebration was held in the social room at Fulton County Medical Center for Bernadine Brant on her birthday Friday, September 24.

Dorothy Seiden of Atlanta, Ga., visited with her mother, Geraldine Cornelius, and sister, Elise Drulis for two weeks at Cowans Gap and helped her mother celebrate her 93rd birthday on September 25.

Sympathy goes out to the family of Rita Hann, who passed away last week.

Public Opinion weekly honor roll student-athlete was Kaili Hockensmith, Forbes Road field hockey.

Congratulations to Pastor Chris and Lindsay Martin on the birth of their son, Bradon Christopher, born on September 19 in Chambersburg Hospital.

Raymond Martz of Hustontown spent a few days in Fulton County Medical Center and will be having more testing done this week.

Judy Smit and daughter Shelley of Eden, N.C., visited with Judy’s son, Pastor Evan Smith of the Presbyterian Church, over the weekend.

Jim Pittman is home recuperating after having heart surgery last week in Harrisburg Hospital.

Joanne Harr is home after a week’s stay at Fulton County Medical Center.

Fulton County Scottish Rite Harrisburg Consistory sponsored a bus trip to the New England states last week.

Quotable quotes: “An eye for an eye only leads to more blindness.”

It happened this week: “60 Minutes” premiered on CBS in 1968. It’s the only regularly scheduled network TV program without theme music; the only sound is from its famous ticking stopwatch!

Country shortcuts: Keep kids’ art projects sorted and crinkle free by clipping them to a shirt hanger and storing in a closet.

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