2013-07-18 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay

Birthday wishes to Marshall Booth, July 15; Joann Chilcote, July 18; Max Suders, July 12; Teresa Thanos, July 18; Marie Henry, 92 on July 19; Sierra Sherman, July 22; Abagael McGarvey, 17 on July 26; Mary Forsthe, July 20; Pat Bingaman, July 15; Mary Deshong, July 22; Richard Mellott, July 17; Deb Sowers, July 23; Kathy Souders, July 13; Aaron Ott, Randy Bivens and Tessa Rasp, July 24; Sharon Glazier, July 26; Devon Cunningham, July 24; Travis Peck, 16 on July 1; Doris Keefer, July 25; Robert Sain, July 24; Judy Smith, July 14; Trudy Morton and Albert Doyle, July 25.

Joel Lucas Knepper, son of Joni and Denny, celebrated his first birthday on Tuesday, July 16.

Observing anniversaries are Morris and Pam Suders, 33 years on July 12; Bruce and Rena Sipes, July 12; Herman and Judy Strait, 26 years on July 11; Jeremy and Jenny Gress, four years on July 18.

The descendants of Richard and Madeline Mc- Quait held their annual reunion on Saturday at the Edenville Community Center.

Toby, Dena, Hannah, Tobias McGarvey and Justin and Tessa Strait enjoyed a week in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

McConnellsburg St. Paul Lutheran Church held a potpie benefit supper on Friday night for cancer patient Cody Trail. The benefit had a great turnout and good potpie that Pastor Neil Ray helped to roll out. Cody started another series of chemo treatments on Monday.

An outdoor baby shower was held on Saturday at Fulton County Medical Center for Cara Culler. It was given by her mother-in-law and daughters. Mary Knepper, her grandmother-in-law, is a resident of the hospital.

Greg and Glenda Hilt have returned to live in Mercersburg after a lengthy time living in Middletown, Conn. Glenda is the daughter of Peggy Gordon Headley and the late Glenn Gordon. Her sister, Karen, is also a resident of Mercersburg.

Quotable Quotes: “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over it became a butterfly.”

It Happened This Week: In 1904 Pittsburgh pharmacist David E. Strickler created the banana split. It became popular at nearby St. Vincent College and word of the dessert soon spread.

Country Shortcuts: To prevent the crusts of your homemade cream pies from getting soggy, coat them with granulated sugar before adding cream filling.

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