2011-09-01 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Elizabeth “Dee” Peck, August 26; Wayne Strait, August 26; Preston R.Carbaugh, 87 on August 24; Shelia Eader, Naomi Waite, Tristan Gelvin, Greg Gordon and Peggy Wagner,


2; Brandi

Mellott and

Dane Brady,

September 4; Colton Strait and Barbara Weller, September 1; Harry Smith, September 5; Marie Richards, Joan Skvarka and Tina Seiders Washabaugh, September 6; Jen Clugston, September 4; Dorothy Smith, August 28; Melissa Glunt, Robin Souders, Jane Liningre and Mason Burch, 10, on September 7; Kaitlin Daniels, August 25; Krista Daniels, August 27; Joyce Lynch, 48 on September 1; Cohen Lewis, 6 on August 25. Belated birthday wishes to John Chamberlain, August 13, and Julie Chamberlain Norris on August 21.

Ty and Lisa Daniels observed their 22nd wedding anniversary on August 27.

Here’s hoping everyone had a good summer and has a safe Labor Day weekend.

Julie Gallo reports seeing two albino fawns along Route 522 at Knobsville recently.

Dora and Cindy Lynch are now residing on North Fifth Street in town, after selling their former home in Big Cove Tannery where they lived for a number of years.

Keep Hilary Chestnut of North Carolina and a former resident of here in your prayers. Hilary was diagnosed with a heart complication. She is the daughter of Denise Chestnut and Jimmy Chestnut of here.

The Masters, a gospel singing group from Nanty Glow, Pa., provided the music ministry at Pleasant Ridge Church on Sunday. It was a friendship and fellowship day.

Ebenezer Methodist Church held a pig roast on Saturday evening. Music was by the Country Cousins.

Hurricane Irene hit the East Coast over the weekend. Fortunately, our area sustained no damage, but got the much-needed rain.

Donald and Emma Jean McQuade Deshong observed their 58th wedding anniversary on August 29.

Congratulations to Nicholas Cover, 11-year-old son of Bill and Missy (Humbert) Cover, formerly of here and now of Chambersburg. Nicholas competed in the USA Diving Junior National Championships in Knoxville, Tenn., where he had a 11- place finish, a 14th-place finish and a 22nd-place finish. He is the grandson of Kirk and Sally Cover and T.O. Humbert and the late Madeline Humbert.

Congratulations to Don Fowler and his twin brother, Dave, who were selected as the recipients of the 2011 W. Howard Hartman Little League Friendship Award. They have been volunteering as members of the grounds crew for the Little League World Series in Williamsport since 1996.

St. Paul Lutheran Willing Workers and friends enjoyed the comedy “Late Nite Catechism III” at Totem Pole Playhouse on Sunday.

It Happened This Week: In 1885 the first self-serve restaurant in the U.S. opened in New York City. It was the Exchange Buffet, and it gave men only the chance to buy food and eat in standing up!

Former resident Marve- lene Hartman is now in the Shook Home where she is receiving therapy after a fall which resulted in a broken pelvis and surgery on a broken wrist. Cards can be sent to Shook Home, 55 South Second St., Chambersburg, PA 17201, Room 213.

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