2012-04-12 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Anita Bishop, April 6; Teressa Carter, April 2; Jen Knepper, April 8; Jeff Mellott, April 9; Chris Buterbaugh, April 8; Caleb Washabaugh, April 10; Doug Seiders, April 12; Mary

A. Deshong,

April 2; Alta

Keefer, April

1; Nancy

Lynch, April 4; Malachi Gress, April 15; Sally Gress, 80 on April 17 and Sally Sowers, April 17; Joseph Beidler, April 15; April Hawbaker, Clyde Hull, Lois Linke, Randy Seville and Marsha Ray Fetsko, April 16; Darlene Snyder, April 17; Lindsay Martin, April 5; Wayne Crouse, April 13; Rodney Peck, 13 years old on April 16; Kayla Hollenshead, April 15; and Herman Hann, April 17.

Sympathy to the family of Edna Keebaugh who passed away Sunday.

The long-term care unit of Fulton County Medical Center held an Easter egg hunt on Thursday evening for its residents and their guests.

Public Opinion weekly honor roll student-athletes were Gabby Danner, McConnellsburg softball; Nathan Koontz, Southern Fulton baseball; and Nikkie Mc- Quade, McConnellsburg softball.

Trout season in Fulton County will open this coming Saturday, April 14.

Norma Ott and Kay Mc- Garvey visited with Norma’s sister, Dorothy “Jean” Pike, in Williamsport, Md., on Saturday.

The descendants of the late Virgil and Margaret Pittman held their annual Easter celebration in Edenville at the community center on Sunday.

The area senior centers held their Easter dinners on April 4.

The Easter weekend weather was very nice for county church services, which were well-attended.

Louise Long and her family enjoyed an Easter dinner in Gettysburg on Sunday.

Don’t forget the benefit dance/auction in memory of Ashlyn Buterbaugh on Satudray, April 14, at McConnellsburg American Legion.

It is mushroom hunting season and each person has their special area to look for them.

Quotable quotes: “My happiness derives from knowing the people I love are happy.”

It Happened This Week: In 1878 a group of children asked President Rutherford B. Hayes if they could roll eggs on the White House lawn. He asid “yes” and the first White House Easter egg roll took place.

Country Shortcuts: Line a potted plant with a coffee filter to keep dirt from coming out the bottom.

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