2012-03-29 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthdays: Jessica Grosh, April 2; Dorothy Hoffman, March 30; Nancy Shafer, March 31; Jamie Strait, March 31; Mary Deshong and Sonny Stevens, April 2; Norma Deshong, April 3; Brittany Ott, March 29; Denise Chestnut and Bud

Sain, April

1; Chelsea

Chestnut and


Crouse, April 3; Kitty Hann, April 2; Julia Strait, April 2; and Betty Hollenshead, April 2.

Forbes Road Lions Club will hold its annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 7, at 10 a.m. at the park behind the elementary school.

Randy and Kim Waters will celebrate their fourth wedding anniversary March 29.

Toni Weller Howell is home recovering from health problems.

A 50th birthday party was held for Ronnie nd Bobbie Keefer in the home of their sister, Darlene Gress of Dutch Corner Road, recently with around 50 relatives and friends attending.

Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren, Needmore, held revival services this week Monday through Wednesday with Rev. Dale Glading as guest speaker.

Hustontown Fire Co. had its open stage on Saturday night. They also served good food from the kitchen.

Sympathy goes out to the families of Faye Lynch and Charles “Junior” Truax Jr. who passed away last week.

Deb Toothman is home recuperating afater emergency surgery at Hershey last week.

Gene and Peggy Headley spent two weeks recently in Florida. They attended a pre-season baseball game between the Pirates and Orioles in Sarasota.

The trees and flowers are beautiful, a lovely sight to see if you would like to take drive. Hopefully, we won’t get a frost to kill them.

Quotable Quotes: With every step you take, you’re on your way for a great tomorrow.

Did you know? Studies show that the closer you are to friends and family, the healthier your heart is likely to be.

It Happened This Week: Nathaniel Brigg of New Hampshire patented the first washing machine, a scrub board in 1797.

Country Shortcut: If you want softer homemade cookies, substitute honey for some of the sugar in the recipe. Honey holds in moisture. The more you use, the softer the cookie.

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