2013-06-20 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Jackson Clevenger, 7 on June 25; Bill Cunningham, 83 on June 26; Adalynn Culler, 3 on June 21; Nathan Minnier, June 23; Brandon Johnston, 14 on June 25; Elizabeth McCollough, 84 on June 14; Kinesha Lowery, 21 on June 15; Darcy Humbert, June 24; Ricki Hoffman and Joe Hann, June 25; Taylor Morton, 20 on June 26; Ruth Brubaker, June 24; Diamond Wazelle, June 25; Gary Minnier and Ellis Yingling, June 24; K.G. Richards, 92 on June 22; Danny Moody, June 17; Kathy Truax, June 17; Clarence “Bushie” Kerlin and Tom Matthews, June 14; and Nancy Kerlin, June 24.

Sympathy goes out to the families of Shirley Kerlin and Barney Baer who passed away last week.

The weather was very nice for the Strawberry Festival and also the Siloam Church festival.

The first day of summer is June 21.

Connie Cunningham was admitted to Harrisburg Hospital last week with health complications. Please keep her in your prayers.

Jane Lininger, Michele Hill, Delores Christian, Kim Christian and Jill Doyle vacationed last week in Myrtle Beach, S.C., along with Jim Hall and family.

Couples observing anniversaries are Sherwin and Betty Hollenshead, 52 years on June 25; Brent and Rita Gordon, 28 years on June 22; Greg and Vickie Gordon, 39 years on June 23; and Blaine and Helen Fix, 57 years on June 23.

Clarence “Bushie” and Nancy Kerlin are home after spending a couple of weeks with their daughter, Angela, and husband Craig Coluda and family. They attended their twin granddaughters’ high school graduation while there.

Re-Creation performed their beautiful music on Sunday at Fulton Theatre.

Happy belated Father’s Day to all fathers and grandfathers.

The family of the late John and Stella Barthalow held their annual Father’s Day dinner on Saturday in Upton Community Center.

Cody Trail underwent five hours of surgery at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore last week and hopefully will get to come home soon. Remember him in your prayers.

Quotable Quotes: “I am not afraid of tomorrow for I have seen yesterday and I love today.”

It Happened This Week: The first commercially successful rollercoaster opened at Coney Island, N.Y., in 1884. It cost 5 cents a ride and its top speed was six miles per hour.

Country Shortcuts: Recycle an old mailbox by turning it into a birdhouse. Just move the door, decorate as desired and nail it in a large tree.

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