2011-04-07 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Wanda Souders, Guy Truax and Terri McGarvey Blumenthal, April 7; Michele Hill and Sue Sipes, April 7; Rachael Deshong and Sarrah Pollock, April 10; Jamie Sipes, April 9; Matt Hill, April 12; Carolyn Thomas, April 13; Mallory Gress, April 10; Linda Miller, April 11; Kayla Souders, April 15; and Rachel Deshong, April 10.

Kathleen O’Connor spent a few days recently in Pasadena, Md., at her daughter Stacy’s babysitting her three granddaughters.

Brad and Robin (Klock) Leedy of Chambersburg will celebrate their 34th anniversary on April 9.

Jim Hawbaker of McConnellsburg and Bard McAfee of Mercerburg will celebrate the 66th anniversary of their ship being torpedoed in the North Atlantic Ocean on April 7, 1945, by a Nazi submarine.

Lee and Sally Hege will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 9.

Sympathy goes out to the family of Margaret Fletcher, who passed away last week, and also to the family of Oscar Weller, a former Fulton County native who passed away Friday.

Jane Lamison is home recuperating from a fall recently. She was staying with her niece in Duncannon for awhile.

Sympathy goes out to the family of Huey Mellott Jr., who passed away last week. His father and mother, Huey and Phyllis Karnes Mellott, were raised in Fulton County. He was a nephew of Don and Marilyn Anderson of here.

Henri Chamberlain celebrated her birthday with her lady friends last Wednesday evening at the American Legion.

Mary Deshong is now in Fulton County Extended Care Unit recuperating and hopes to be back home soon. Her room is 4B Shimer Trail Section.

Doug Ray had foot surgery last week in Chambersburg Hospital and is on his way to improving. His room number is 270.

Quotable Quotes: “Make yourself necessary to someone.”

It Happened This Week: In 1947, Jackie Robinson became the first black baseball player in major league history when he stepped out of the dugout for the Brooklyn Dodgers. In his first season, he was voted Rookie of the Year.

Country Shortcuts: Remove tea and coffee stains from china by gently rubbing it with a cloth sprinkled with baking soda.

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