2012-12-12 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Erin Shafer, December 20; Dena McGarvey, December 20; Judy Seville, December 22; Barbara Sowers, December

18; Connie

Cunningham, December 18; Edith

Rhodes, December 19; Betty Bivens, December 5; Jean Carbaugh, December 13; and Monte Rasp, December 5.

G&P Distributors held its annual Christmas party at McConnellsburg VFW on Friday night.

McConnellsburg Women’s Club held their Christmas get-together at Lincoln Way Pizza last Tuesday.

Sympathy goes out to the families of Shirley Daniels and Walter “Bud” McKinley, who passed away last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus will be at their station on old Route 30 December 18 through December 24 at 6 p.m. Please, no pets!

Dave Hoover, son David and niece Anna and friend attended the Penn State football banquet on Sunday in State College.

C.J. McGarvey is home recuperating after having surgery last week in Holy Spirt Hospital.

Grace Bible Methodist Church of Hustontown held its Christmas party on Saturday evening.

The Singles’ Christmas party was held on Monday at K’s Place.

Lee and Sharon Glazier spent the weekend with their daughter, Tricia, and family of Boston, Mass.

The Sharon Singers of Sharon Mennonite Bible Institute gave a very good melody of Christian songs to a full house on Sunday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Mc- Connellsburg.

McConnellsburg high and middle schools held their annual Christmas choral concert Tuesday evening that was very enjoyable. Good job, students!

Quotable Quotes: “The race is not always to the swift, but those who keep on running.”

It Happened This Week: The Beatles first hit U.S. airwaves in 1963 with the release of “I Want To Hold Your Hand.” It was the first of seven number-one songs by the Beatles in one year.

Country Shortcuts: Find buttons, snaps and other small items instantly by storing in labeled envelopes.

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