2011-02-24 / Correspondents' Notes


By Karen Grissinger

Birthday wishes to Panda Horne, Glenda Anderson, Neva Fleming, Dorie Mills, Julie Young, Pamela Strait, Michael Fleck, George Harper, Kay Cromwell, Lyle Reed,

Brooke Lightner, Therese

Brown, Jason

Tucker, Taylor Heaster, Jeff Everts, Tom Streightiff and Jason Anderson.

Anniversary wishes to Sam and Pat Heaster and Vadium and Heidi Roude.

Get well wishes to Lynn Knepper, Dick Rhoades, Emma Stains and Mary Mort.

Congratulations to Dison Myers, son of Joe and Melanie Myers, on placing fourth at the District 6 tournament over the weekend.

Walnut Grove senior youth would like to thank everyone who helped make their annual Valentine spaghetti dinner a huge success.

Our sympathy is extended to the family of Donald Nead.

Congratulations to Courtney Anderson on her recent Valentine’s engagement!

Brayden and Cameron Locke enjoyed the weekend visiting with grandparents Gordon and Donna Locke. The boys were helping to chop up a big tree for next year’s firewood.

Scott and Lisa Wilson and boys visited Ruth Grissinger on Sunday. Also visiting was Nora Grissinger.

Visiting recently with the Steve and Karen Grissinger family were Travis Madden, Donna Locke, Cameron and Brayden Locke, Tom and Mamie Streightiff, Edsel Hamman, Lynn Knepper, Dusty Hilbert and Brent Carlson.

On Saturday evening, Steve and Karen Grissinger visited with Mike, Patty and Kevin Pintozzi, and Marty Sinkiewicz.

Tim, Tracey and Tanner Fields enjoyed visiting with relatives for a few weeks before returning to Canada.

George and Heather Locke recently enjoyed a few weeks in sunny Florida.

Many folks enjoyed some sunny hours outside last week as the temperatures soared into the high 60s. It’s a big change today as snow blankets the ground and is piling up several inches deep.

Travis and Angela Madden enjoyed dinner with Buzz and Bea Covert last Saturday evening.

The men’s group of Orbisonia United Methodist Church will be hosting a community chicken and waffle dinner at the Outreach Center on Sunday, February 27, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Eatin or takeouts available. Proceeds will benefit the Red Bird mission trip.

Angel Wings will host a second annual spring fling craft show on Saturday, March 12, and Sunday, March 13, at the Orbisonia Lions building. There will be 17 local vendors and plenty of good food available both days.

There will be a cash party at the Shade Gap Auxiliary building on Saturday, March 26. Tickets are available from any Shade Gap Fire Co. or auxiliary member, as well as at Penn Cenof tral P.T. and Wakefield’s Auto Parts in Shade Gap.

Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will hold shooting matches at the firehall every Saturday beginning at 1 p.m. until further notice. Open stage will be held at the firehall on February 26 beginning at 6 p.m. Doors will open at 5 p.m. The fire company ladies auxiliary is now accepting reservations for banquets, parties and events.

Shade Gap Volunteer Fire Co. continues to hold its hoagie sale fundraiser event every Friday. Orders may be placed or picked up at the firehall.

A basket bingo will be held on Sunday February 27, beginning at 1:00 p.m. at Hustontown Firehall. Doors open at noon and the cost is $20 for 20 games. The event is Kelsey Lilley’s senior project and proceeds will be donated to the Joshua Timothy Wilt Jr. Scholarship Fund for students attending Forbes Road. Tickets can be bought in advance from Kelsey Lilley or Donna Clark and will also be sold at the door.

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