2013-03-07 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Jenna Howell, 6 on March 10; Harold Batdorff, March 10; Jeanne Williams, March 10;

Mona Sowers, March

13; Nancy

Richards,

March 11; Alice M. Mellott, March 12; Wanda Sweeney, March 14; Betty Sheffield, March 14; Shannon Dunkle, March 9; Melissa Suders, March 12; Cody Gearhart, 9 on March 9; Judy Shade, March 7; Jeron Fletcher, 6 years old on March 10; Ellen Nesbitt, Jacob Bohme and Nancy Richards, March 11; Helen Deshong, March 9; Brad Chilcote, March 10; and Arlene Umbrell, March 5.

A retirement party was held Monday at JLG for Sandra “Sis” Deshong who will retire after 25 years of employment on Friday.

Please keep the people who are ill in your prayers, especially those suffering with cancer and heart problems.

Greg Garland underwent heart surgery this week in Harrisburg.

Ed Peffer is home recuperating with cracked ribs from a fall last week that sent him to Fulton County Medical Center for a few days.

Grace Howell will celebrate her 93rd birthday on March 12. She would enjoy cards. Her address is 5959 Pleasant Ridge Road, Harrisonville.

Please keep Jason Mellott and his family in your prayers. Jason is currently a patient a Geisinger Medical Center after having suffered severe injuries over the weekend in an automobile accident.

Don’t forget to spring your clocks forwar on Saturday, March 9. Spring is around the corner.

Sympathy goes out to the family of Helen Peck Batdorff who passed away last week.

Quotable quotes: If you are going to walk on thin ice, you might as well dance.

It Happened This Week: The Beatles had the number one song in 1965 with “Eight Days A Week.

Country Shortcuts: Slice cupcakes and frost the centers instead of the tops. They can be put into lunchboxes with no mess.

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