2013-05-30 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Jill Christian Doyle, May 30; Goldie Mellott, 86 on June 4; Stephanie Clevenger, June 6;

Betty Mc-

Clain, May

28; Dorothy

Potter, June

4; Lynn Miller, June 3; Phil Harris and Phyllis Harris, June 5; Greg Sowers, June 5; Lois Klock, 83 on June 3; Alma McKinzie, June 3; Mike Glessner Sr., June 1; and Vickie Gordon, June 6.

Leon and Patty Mellott observed their 41st wedding anniversary on June 3 and Don and Kathy McClure observed their 26th on May 30.

Public Opinion weekly honor roll student-athletes for track and field were Ja- cob Ashkettle, Dylan Cross and Tyler Richards, Southern Fulton; and Corey Hill and Nikki Fleming, Mc- Connellsburg.

Andrew “Andy” and Sarah Cutchall observed their first wedding anniversary on May 27.

John and Helen Hann will observe their 55th wedding anniversary on June 1.

Lauren Mellott, daughter of Allen and Amy Mellott, and granddaughter of Ralph and Doretta Mellott of Hustontown, was in the Color Day Court at Chambersburg High School last week.

Congratulations to Dr. Jerry McGarvey and Dr. Vivian Hsu who were married Saturday in the Four Seasons Hotel in Philadelphia. A reception followed with dancing. They are honeymooning in France.

Sympathy goes out to the families of Clara Keefer, Jim Chamberlain and Ralph “Peaches” Bivens, who all passed away last week.

George Gress and Ray Pittman are now home recuperating after spending some days in Fulton County Medical Center.

Area schools will be ending their school year this week.

Toby, Dena, Hannah and Tobias McGarvey and Justin and Tessa Strait toured Philadelphia on Sunday.

Quotable Quotes: “Grief and tragedy and hatred are only for a time. Goodness, remembrance and love have no end.”

It Happened This Week: In 1941 the American Flag House, where Betsy Ross once lived, was donated to the city of Philadelphia.

Country Shortcuts: Use letter sorters to hold plastic storage lids upright in your cabinet.

Congratulations to Jacob Ashkettle of Southern Fulton who brought home a fifth-place medal from the track and field state meet at Shippensburg University on Saturday. He ran the 400-meter dash.

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