2013-01-02 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay
McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Lori Bottenfield, January 8; Heidi Newman, January 6; Karen Shives, January 8; Deb Seville, January 9; Adam Doyle and Joe Pollock, January 10; Kurt Kendall, January 5; and Chrstian Hann, January 6.

Hilary Chestnut and friend Jason McGay of South Carolina visited with her relatives over the holidays.

Sympathy to the friends and family of H. Lyle Duffey who passed away last Friday.

A welcome to Ed and Dolly Ray Peffer, who moved into their new home on East Market Street last week.

Louise Matthews Kerlin of Fort Littleton is now a resident in the long-term-care unit of Fulton County Medical Center, Room 28B.

We had our first measurable snowfall on Christmas Eve, so Christmas Day was white! Winter began on December 21.

The family of Florence Fix held their Christmas dinner recently in the M.E.H. social room on Myers Avenue.

Bob and Donna Garlock will celebrate their 59th wedding anniversary on January 10.

“A food that guarantees a happy New Year.” Many cultures eat pork on New Year’s Day because pigs always root forward, therefore, it represents putting the past behind you and moving forward.

“News” publisher Jamie Greathead and sister Nancy Janko, of San Anselmo, Calif., entertained family and friends Tuesday at a Christmas Day dinner in the Greathead family home on South Second Street. Guests enjoying the traditional English Christmas meal of roast beef and Yorkshire pudding included brother Johnny Greathead; Megan Greathead Harper and daughters Audrey and Ava, of Hagerstown, Md.; Sarah Rose Janko, Oakland, Calif., Sam and Sam Janko, New York City; Maggie Riggs; Lex and Lindsay Mellott; and Dallas and Ann Mellott, of East Norriton, Pa.

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