2013-03-14 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Peggy Reed, March 17; Inez Eddy and Brian Cornell, March 18; Shane Richards, March 14; Bob and Ronnie Keefer, March 21; Jim Chamberlain and Ruth Reeder, March 19; Mary Plessinger and Patty Hershey, March 18; Kelsey Barclay, 20 on March 20; Joanne Harr, March 17; Johnny Buterbaugh, March 14; Joann Harmon, March 21; Homer Lynch, March 21; Janet Barnett, 62 on March 18; Buzz Carmack, March 18; Steven Wible, 21 on March 18; Rhonda Weller, March 15; and Sylvia Smith, March 18.

Sympathy goes out to the family of Marie Sharpe and the family of Melvin “Mickey” Mellott. Marie and Mickey passed away last week.

A seventh birthday party was held recently for Miles Gress, with his school friends attending. His birthday was February 27.

Evelyn Reeder, formerly of North Fourth Street, is now a resident at Providence Place in Chambersburg.

Visiting with Louise and Stella Carbaugh overnight Saturday were Louise’s great-grandsons, Colin and Seth of Breezewood.

Edna Funk of Little Cove was admitted to Fulton County Medical Center after a fall that fractured her hip. Edna’s brother, Harry Zimmerman, recently passed away.

The first day of spring will arrive on March 20.

Ed and Tracey Truax will observe their 31st wedding anniversary on March 20, and Mark and Rhonda Weller will celebrate a 36th anniversary on March 19.

McConnellsburg senior class and chaperones enjoyed a week in Florida sightseeing and visiting Disney World.

Fulton County Medical Center Foundation held its annual auction on Saturday evening at Hustontown Firehall.

Harry and Carolyn Kline recently attended the memorial service for their cousin, Ralph “Bud” Miller in Mechanicsburg.

Quotable Quotes: “I didn’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I wanted to have lived the width of it as well.”

It Happened This Week: New York City’s first subway line opened to the public in 1870. The tunnel was only one block long. Today, the tracks total about 722 miles!

Country Shortcut: Spray the bathtub with white vinegar. Fill a spray bottle and mist all bathroom surfaces. The acetic acid stops mold from growing and kills lingering odors.

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