2012-01-12 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Tim McGarvey (55), Zac Dunkle and Betty Remsburg, 89 on January 13; Dale Humbert, January 13; Dave Washabaugh, January 15; Betty


January 17;

Helen “Honey” Johnston, January 16; Randy Wible, January 16; Clarence Weimer and Chad Gress, January 16; Ashley Jeanie McQuade and Fred McFadden Jr., January 18; Mary Hoover, 95 on Jan- uary 19; Stanley Mellott, January 15; Katelynn Mellott, January 18; Helen Black, January 9; Christian Hann, January 6; and Joy Minnier, January 16.

The 96th PA Farm Show started Saturday, and the weather forecast doesn’t call for any snow for a change.

Tony and Martina Mc- Garvey will celebrate their 19th wedding anniversary on January 16.

Monday, January 16, will be a holiday in celebration of Martin Luther King’s birthday.

Bob and Teresa Carter celerated their 11th wedding anniversary on January 7.

Sympathy goes out to the families who lost loved ones last week: Donald Martin, Dorothy Ramsey and Glen “Randy” Mellott.

Mary Katherine “Kacki” Earley had throat surgery last Thursday in Chambersburg Hospital. She is now home recuperating and doing well.

Correction from last week’s items: Carl and Susie Mellott of Cito Road held a belated Christmas dinner. Those attending were Andy and Carolyn Taylor, Giara Bard and Alice Mellott.

Robert and Donna Garlock celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary on January 10.

Public Opinion studentathlete of the week was Macey Hollenshead for basketball. She is a sophomore at Southern Fulton and is the daughter of Joe and Heather Hollenshead and has three sisters.

Public Opinion weekly honor roll student-athletes were Chris Everts and Jessica Gearhart, both of Forbes Road, for basketball.

A birthday card shower was held for Glenn Sipes of Needmore, who turned 90 on January 4, and for Violet Swadley, who turned 90 on January 7. Violet is a resident in the long-term care unit at Fulton County Medical Center.

Quotable Quotes: “You have two hands: one for helping yourself; the other for helping others.”

It Happened This Week: In 1759, George Washington and Martha Dambride Custis were married in New County, Va.

Country Shortcuts: No need to make a hole on the front door to hang your wreath. Just tie a ribbon or wire to the wreath’s hook, then attach the ribbon to the top of the door with a flat tack.

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