2010-12-30 / Correspondents' Notes


By Kate Berkstresser

Hope everyone had a great Christmas as we celebrate the great occasion of the Savior’s birth. Again, the Master makes all things possible.

Our sympathy is extended to Harvey and Pat Berkstresser on the death of Pat’s sister, Ann, and also the death of a nephew.

A nice crowd attended Christmas Eve services at Knobsville United Methodist Church.

Hustontown Volunteer Fire Co. and Ladies Auxiliary wish to thank everyone for their support in 2010 and for all their fundraising efforts. Hope to see you next year.

Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor a hog shoot on Saturday, January 1, beginning at 1:00 p.m. There will be 11 regular rounds to qualify for the shoot. Various meat prizes will be given away. Shells will be furnished. Guns may be checked day of shoot if in question.

In case you forgot to buy a gift for someone on your Christmas list, the fire company still has Hustontown afghans for sale. They feature 11 different landmarks in different colors and make beautiful gifts for any occasion. For information, call 987-3511, 987-3108 or 987- 3783.

Christmas Day dinner guests in the home of Earl and Pat Berkstresser were Shawn, Jackie and Ryan Berkstresser of Slippery Rock, Danny and Brooke Sheeder, Lloyd Covert and Kate Berkstresser.

Visitors in the home of Robert and June Bennett of Carlisle December 26 were Mr. and Mrs. Bobbie Bennett and children of Hershey, Mr. and Mrs. James Bennett and daughter of Carlisle, Barbara Torcaso and children of Harrisburg, Shawn and Jackie Berkstresser and son Ryan of Slippery Rock, and Kate Berkstresser

Hope everyone has a Happy New Year and also a great year as we look ahead to 2011. Thanks to all for letting me be your correspondent for 2010.

Household hint: To keep Christmas lights from getting tangled up wrap them around an empty wrapping paper tube or a rolled up newspaper when you store them. This makes it easier to put them on the tree next year. Just unroll gradually around the tree.

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