2011-11-24 / Correspondents' Notes


By Karen Grissinger

Birthday wishes to Dan Gaff, Angie Curfman, Holly Forslund, Ron Kasper, Jim Mills, John Mills, Marlin Martin, Melanie Myers, Junior Anderson, Patty Ramsey, Jamie Fleming, Art Brown,

Kathy Keebaugh and

Logan Kling.

Anniversary wishes to Travis and Angela Madden, Joe and Judy Tyson, Brian and Erica Gahagan and Chris and Meagan Barnett.

Get well wishes to Dick Rhoades, Eloise Swope, Rick Grissinger, Bob Hoffman, Bea Covert, Huck and Sarah Smith, Homer Ansel and Lynn Knepper.

Get well wishes to Brenda Park, Erma Jenkins and Jess Jenkins.

Brenden Lupey had surgery on Thursday in Washington, D.C. We wish him a speedy recovery.

Our deepest sympathy is extended to the families of Sharynn Book and Jim Talbot.

Tom and Mamie Streightiff attended the annual Chestnut Ridge Hunting Club meeting at the Allensville Family Restaurant on Saturday evening.

Buzz and Bea Covert and John and Mary Mumma celebrated Bea’s birthday this weekend at Gibble’s Restaurant near Greencastle.

Tom and Mamie Streightiff, Brent Carlson, Travis Madden, Donna Locke and Mike, Chris and Kevin Pintozzi and friends Brad, Danielle and Nichole visited with Steve and Karen Grissinger and family this past week.

Some of the visitors traveled to Sideling Hill on Saturday evening for the black bear weigh-ins. It was noted that one was killed near Mt. Carmel development.

Ramon and Tammy Martin and friends attended the Trans-Siberian Orchestra concert on Sunday evening in Hershey.

Tim and Shirley Henry recently attended a birthday party for Bob Painter at the Painter’s Auto Mart building in Allenport.

Walnut Grove Senior youths held their annual Fall Lock- In last weekend. Costume judging, gross games, pumpkin carving, wiffle ball and video game tournaments were some of the bustle going on. A good time was had by all.

Orbisonia United Methodist Church will be hosting the community Christmas cantata again this year on Sunday, December 18, beginning at 3 p. m. Everyone is invited to attend.

Orbisonia's “Christmas in Our Hometown” is only one weekend this year, so plan to attend the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving! You will be truly blessed.

Donations of clean and ingood condition coats, hats and gloves for all ages and sizes can be dropped off at the offices of ORJMA and Penn Central Physical Therapy weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Penn Central P.T. or the Orbisonia UMC Outreach Center on Tuesday evenings. The items donated may bless you when you see someone in our community that you helped keep warm!

Immanuel Bible Church will be having its annual Christmas program on Sunday evening, December 11, beginning at 6 p.m.

Happy Thanksgiving wishes for a great time with friends and family.

Good luck to all the hunters this deer season.

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