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Published: July 15, 2016 10:00 AM


Helen Trompower


/ Happy anniversary to Scott and Edie Hamilton, Jim and Cheryl Williams and Chuck and Kathy Morris.

/ Happy birthday to Shawnee Maertin, Janet Vance, David Ray, Frank Kruger, III, Chris Hendrix, Lora Graham, Lori Weaver, Melaine Sarma, Mark Arnstrong, Dennis Kolonchuk and Chuck Morris.

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/ Get Well Wishes are extended to Helen Denkhaus.

/ Twenty years ago this week, Mandi Strobel recently returned after touring Europe, London, Paris and the Netherlands with the International Bands of America. She is the daughter of Rod and Kathy Strobel.

/ The Berger Family Reunion will be held on July 22, 23 and 24 at the home of Deb and Kevin Malavite. Members are coming from Texas, California, Colorado, Michigan and Indiana. These are direct descendents of Bill and Grace Berger, daughter, Dorothy Breniser, W. Jayne Kreider and Carole Nichols.

/ Canton South Class of 1961 will hold its 55th class reunion on July 16 at McCall's Banquet Center at 6 p.m. The cost is $30 per person. For more information, call 330-866-3788 or 330-488-2576.

/ Quote of the week/ It's not true that our dollar doesn't go far these days--it goes to Central America, Israel, Mexico/" --Unkown

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/ Happy birthday to Donna Wilson, Riley Floyd, Quinton Motts, Donna Robinson, Becky Davis, Mark Butler, Chad Andregg, Pamela Fox, Lydia Maurer, Paul McGilton, Cheryl Castello, Lori Borne, Rachel Avery, Paul Fox Jr., Tabitha Hamilton, Joyce Carroll, Paul Fox Sr., Sean Felcyn, Julie Sanders, Doris Botean, Carol Smith, Colleen Tatru, Stan Smith, Rhonda Miller, Bob McCutechon, Corrin Waltz and Cystal Aquire.

/ A very special anniversary wish goes out to Gene and Iva Anthony who celebrated 65 years together on July 7. Congratulations kids. Others celebrating anniversaries are Scott and Sarah Vesalo, Clyde and Betty Oyer, Cliff and Emogene DeWees, Tim and Lisa Anthony, E.J. and Tracy Clapper, Dale and Becky Rupple and Joe and Diane Echroate.

/ Sunday brunch will be held at the Foltz Community Center on July 17 from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 3-10 and free for ages 2 and under. Then on Wednesday, July 20, plan on attending the Swiss steak dinner from 4:30-7 p.m. The dinner includes a salad bar, bread and butter, dessert, coffee, tea or soft drink. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 3-10 and free for ages 2 and under. Beer and wine will be available. Call 330-488-6500 for carry out. Don't forget to read your July-August Foltz Community Center news letter to learn about the exciting changes. It's on the front page (bottom left). Stop in at the Foltz Community Center and pick up a copy.

/ Pride of our school kids: When you see these students, be sure to say congratulations to scholarship winners: Evan Mayle and Emily Barnes. The recipient of the 2016 Citizen of the year is Lisa Gothard, a teacher at East Canton High School and a National Honor Society advisor. Lisa and the students in the community help others such as seniors with spring planting, fall cleaning and so much more. The East Canton Rotary has American flags for you display Call Tom Sherer at 330-488-1224 for more information.

/ AARP will meet Tuesday, July 19. The program will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will be presented by Ron Derry from the Nimishillen Historical Society. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. The menu will include meatloaf, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable, applesauce, dessert and drink. For more information, call 330-488-0092.

/ Kids may visit the East Canton Library on Tuesday, July 19 for a scavenger hunt. For more information, call 330-488-1501.

/ What's the best way to catch a squirrel? Climb a tree and act like a nut!


Jennifer Crone



/ Happy birthday to Sandy Snyder, Paul Dagenhard, Drew Hamilton, Jeanine Rock, Amanda Aller, Ryan Arnold, Dan Garrott, Nicole Skropitz, Suzanne Tozzi, Jordan Green, Cindy Mayle, Traci Offenberger, Debbie Myers, Tim Huffman, Isaac Bowman, Jessica Paul, Ada Heid, Evelyn Longo, Donna Seibert, Tracy Reichard, Troy Yoho, Sue Spitler, and Mike Kernan.

/ Special 70th Birthday wishes to my in-laws, Mike and Phyllis Crone. Phyllis' birthday is July 14 and Mike's is July 19. Anyone wishing to send a card may do so at P.O. Box 174, Sandyville, OH 44671. They are being "showered" with cards thanks to their family sending out postcards announcing this milestone.

/ Happy anniversary to Brian and Heather Walton.

/ Wishes of good health and God's healing go out to Cody Offenberger, Dave Faiello, John Lewis, Scarlett Hunter, Rose Marie Shine, Marlene Carpino, Wendy Neice, Adriana Reed, and John Giannelli, Sr.

/ Sympathies are extended to the family and friends of Alfred Otte and Christian Thornton.

/ Best wishes to Jeff and Anny Owens who will begin a new command for three years in Okinawa. They had the opportunity to visit with family and friends before leaving. Joe and Darlie Owens very much enjoyed the time they spent with them.

/ Helping Hands in Waynesburg will hold its monthly clothing give-away this Saturday, July 16 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Anyone is welcome to take advantage of this opportunity for free clothing. It could be a good way to get some back to school clothes!

/ Donations of school supplies are being collected at the Helping Hands Network to be given to needy children in the Sandy Valley area. Contact the center at 330-866-2005 for a list of most needed items or to arrange a drop off time.

/ Our family, along with my sister Janine and her family, the Albert Woodin family, the Todd Sicakafoose family, the Jeff Ward family, the Shawn Eichelberger family and Riley Benson enjoyed each others' company and the beaches of the Crystal Coast in Emerald Isle last week.

/ Music in the Park will be held each Monday in July at the bandstand in the Magnolia Park. July 18 will be a variety of music, and July 26 will be youth night. The historical society will have food items and drinks for sale. Bring a lawn chair or sit on the benches and enjoy the local talent. Anyone interested in sharing their musical talents is asked to contact Brenda Schreffler at 330- 447-8426.

/ Canal Days is fast approaching. Anyone interested in volunteering, should contact Bonnie Welker at 330-866-9288. Donations of time, items, pies and cakes for the eats stand, entries in contests and many others are still needed throughout the weekend. Hours for Canal Days will be 5-9 on Friday, 4-9 on Saturday, and 12-7 on Sunday.

/ Contestants are being sought for the Lip Sync Contest to be held at this year's Canal Days. Individuals, duets, groups, young performers, adult performers come and participate in the second annual lip sync contest on Aug. 14. Let's show the community your talent. Message Chey Schubert through Facebook if interested.

/ Magnolia Welcome wishes go out to some new residents. The Kyle Davis family has moved into Dick and Audrey Beatty's home on Cline Street. Steve Pollock and his son Gus have purchased the Ralph Spadafora home also on Cline Street. Fred and Diane Deibold are now living on Minerva Road where the Jim Finnicum Family formerly lived. It's great to see so many new families in our area.

/ Additional names and addresses are needed for the Hometown Hero Feature. Please contact me if you know of a loved one, even a relative of a Sandy Valley resident, who is currently serving our country.

/ Have a great week, Magnolia! Please call or email your news for next week so you can be the Talk of the Town!


Darleen Ullom



/ Happy anniversary to David and Carla Risner.

/ Happy birthday to Phyllis Crone, Carla Risner, Megan Welker, Chuck Hoffman, Ellie Kail, Kevin Williams, Mike Crone and Jake Geiger.

/ Sympathies are extended to the family and friends of Eileen Coleman.

/ Have a safe and wonderful week Waynesburg. Please send me your news.


Jean Willis


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