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Talk of the Town

Published: July 22, 2016 10:00 AM


Helen Trompower


/ Happy anniversary to Chuck and Kathy Morris and Ken and Carol Benson.

/ Happy birthday to Bill Smith, Suzanne Kohring, Scott Kohring, Lois Bowman, Tyler Witts, Joyce Bowman, Glenn Kerr, Larry Salasek, Barbara Misivich, Robyn Thompson, Robert Thouvenin and Steven Starcher.

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/ Get well wishes to all of the shut-ins of the area. Hope it won't be long until you're up and feeling 100 percent again!

/ The Bunco Babes met July 13 at Crossroads Restaurant. Prizes were won by Judy Carrick, Ellen Bailey and Nancy Babik Snyder. The next meeting will be Aug. 12 with Jane Barr serving as the hostess.

/ Twenty years ago this week, Mina Domer celebrated her 100th birthday on July 8. She was honored at an open house on July 7 with over 200 friends and relatives. She had guests from Florida, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and West Virginia along with Ohio.

/ The Jolly Eight's Card Club met July 13 at Crossroads Restaurant for lunch and euchre. The hostess was Eileen Lower. The loner prize was won by Emma Smith. Other prize winners were Carolyn Littlefield, Lil Heilman and Helen Trompower. The next gathering of the group will be Aug. 12 with Carolyn Littlefield serving as hostess.

/ Quote of the week: "To be 70 years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be 40 years old." -- Unknown

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/ Happy birthday to Chad Anderegg, Virgina DeLong, Norm Gobeli, Saylor Bachman, Cameran Changet, Pam Visnick, Wyatt Slabaugh, Chole McCarty, Coda Bennett, Austin Hamilton, John Secrest, Debbie Thorn, Samantha Bennett, Emogene DeWees, Ben Effinger, Rick Anthony, Phillip Stoffer, Jane Patterson, Vicki Thewes, Gwen Bushy and Lillian (Dee) Crosbie.

/ Happy anniversary to Phillip and Erin Roach, Jordan and Sarah Bennett, Phillip and Erin Roach, Jordan and Sarah Bennett, E.J. and Tracy Clapper, Mark and Terri Cook, Gaylon and Barbara Ferguson, Clark and Linda Kandel Jr. and Charles and Chelsie Meyers.

/ East Canton has added another great and fun thing for everyone to enjoy. There is a new place to have human foosball fun, located behind the Foltz Community Center. The court is open to everyone in the community. The only thing they ask is to leave it like you found it.

/ Fun times are coming up at the Werner Inn on Sunday, July 31 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. featuring an open house and an antique road show. Free ice cream and cookies will be available, and donations will be accepted. Stop by on Monday, Aug. 8 at 6:30 p.m. for a cook out. Bring a covered dish, and enjoy the meal and friendship of your family, neighbors and friends.

/ Mark your calendars for the Lincoln Buy-Way sales Thursday through Saturday Aug. 11-13. Table rentals are available at the Foltz Community Center. Call 330-488-6500 for more information.

/ A Swiss steak dinner will be served at the Foltz Community Center July 20 from 4:30-7 p.m. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 3-10 and free for kids ages 2 and under. Beer and wine will be available. Call 330-488-6500 for more information. Carry out will be available.

/ The book for the Library book club for the Aug. 9 meeting from 7-8 p.m. is Beach House Memories by Mary Alice Monroe. Read the book and then attend the meeting at the Foltz Center to discuss what you liked, didn't like, or if you have questions about the book. Meetings are free. Call 330-488-1501 for more information.

/ Hello readers: Thank you for informing me of a name listed who has passed away or a couple who are no longer married. Please write the name down, date and hand to me. If you leave a phone message, please give the name, how their name is spelled, date and your phone number, in case I need to confirm the information. Call 330-488-2622.

/ Why did the lion eat the tightrope walker? He wanted to have a balanced meal.


Jennifer Crone



/ Happy birthday to Jordan Tozzi, Bertha Berns, Paige Dagenhard, Jason Broadwater, Grant Downes, Kelly Murphy, Cindi Dagenhard, Rick Eckinger, Grady Provance, Elizabeth Manson, Annie Bever, Donald Jones, Cheryl Williams, Roxanne Neice, Renny Patterson, Sarah Downes, Mike Murphy, Scot Bowman and LeeEllen Schmidt.

/ Happy anniversary to David and Barbara Good, Mel and Donna Seibert, Ted and Cheryl Miller and Mike and Phyllis Crone.

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

/ 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.

/ Music in the Park will be held each Monday in July at the bandstand in the Magnolia Park. July 25 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 still interested in sharing their musical talents is asked to contact Brenda Schreffler at 330-447-8426.

/ Canal Days is fast approaching. This year's festivities will be held Aug. 12-14. Hours Friday night will be 5-9 p.m. Hours will be 4-9 p.m. on Saturday and noon-7 p.m. on Sunday. 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.

/ 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 are invited to 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.

/ 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



/ Speedy recovery wishes go out to Anna Bersaglini and Nick McKinney.

/ Congratulations to Raeanne Baggott and Devin Miller on the birth of their daughter. Elliana Pheonix Rae Miller was born on July 12 at 10:06 a.m. weighing 8 pounds, 5 ounces and 20.5 inches long.

/ Happy birthday to Mike Welker, Kelly Pontones, Amy Foltz and Olivia Wagner.

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



Jean Willis


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