2017-04-20 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Martina McGarvey, wife of Tony McGarvey, Scotland, Pa., ran in the Boston Marathon Monday.

Birthday wishes to Jodi Hann, April 29; Danielle McGarvey Wagner, May 1; Leroy Sheeder, Tom Howells and Tom Christian, May 3; Laura “Becky” Martz, 89 on April 29; Andrew Washabaugh, April 26; Clara Hedrick, 84 on May 1; Roger Skvarka, 81 on April 19; Darlene Snyder, April 17; Sydney Buterbaugh, April 26; Mac Shives, April 25; Tina Gress, April 20; Nancy Cordell, April 23; Abby Hann, April 18; Clark and Mary Brant, 81 on April 12 and May 12.

Gerald “Putt” Peck is home after a stay in the Medical Center with a broken hip.

Big Cove Tannery St. Paul’s Lutheran Church held its homemade soup sale along with other goodies Saturday and the weather was very nice for the occasion.

Please keep those who lost loved ones in your prayers and the folks who are ill.

Janet Geyer spent a short time in Fulton County Medical Center after falling at her home.

Justin and Tessa Strait held an Easter dinner for their families on Sunday.

Easter worship services were held all over the county Sunday morning and what a beautiful day it was!

Quotable Quotes: “Other things have changed but we start and end with family.”

The flower for April is the daisy.

It Happened This Week: In 1865 President Abraham Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth April 14. He died the following morning.

Country Shortcuts: Sprinke cornstarch over your carpet 20 minutes before vacuuming to deodorize it.

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