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Talk of the Town

Published: September 30, 2016 10:00 AM


Helen Trompower


Happy anniversary to Andy and Shalla Pachuta and Keith and Bobbie Foringer.

Happy birthday to Mary Jean Bowe, Bobbie Zucal, Linda Medley, Doreen Hall, Cathy Hussar, Linda Barnes, Kristofer Roberts, Matt Hollinger, Kathy DiLoreto, Cathy Heid, Cindy Thouvenin, Linda Barnes, Loretta Roush, Georgianna Gaskins, Annette Davis and Bryan Graham.

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Get well wishes to Grace Thomas and everyone who is feeling a little under the weather. Hope it won't be long until you are feeling great again.

Congratulations to Shawnee and Brandon Maertin on the birth of their new son who was born on Sept. 18 at 12:57 p.m. He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces. His name is Holden Gray Maertin, and he is our first great-grandchild. Michelle Hinkel is the maternal grandmother.. He was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Josh and Curtis Schleappi were so excited and happy to be a first time uncle.

Twenty years ago this week: It was noted that Cindy Thouvenin would celebrate her 20th birthday on Oct. 6. Ron Pribula and Michelle Teis also celebrated their birthdays that day as well.

The class of 1956 held their 60th class reunion at Skyland Pines on Aug. 27. They had a great meal and lots of old friends to visit and talk with. There were 27 classmates with their spouses attending, making 48 in all. They had a very nice afternoon.

Canton South AARP No. 4885 held an executive board meeting on Sept. 22 at North Industry Christian Church. The general meeting of the group will be held on Sept. 28 with Canton Local Superintendent Steve Milano presenting the program.

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Quote of the week: "Experience is what enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again." --Unknown


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Happy birthday to Sandy Oberly, Teah Kullman, Nathan Genet, Virginia Toalston, Nancy Kinsinger, Abygail Stephens, Ayden Stephens, Marki Brumbaugh, Cassie Jones, Adam Bush, Emily Jones, Jennifer Michaud, Kathleen Cozy, Travis Henderson, Christina Leyda, Allison Terry, Cody Clapper, Jill VanVoorhis, Travis VanVoorhis, Gregory Biedenbach and Nancy Griffith.

Celebrating anniversary number 67 is Jennings and Betty Tallman, Congratulations kids. Celebrating anniversary number 34 is Larry and Patty Barrick. Others celebrating anniversaries are Tim and Jillian Corbi, Dick and Ann Suton and Dale and Denise VanVoorhis.

Breakfast is the best way to start off your day. On Oct. 8, visit the Foltz Community Center and join others to share in an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast. The meal also includes a serving of sausage or ham, orange juice or coffee. It is served from 7:30-10:30 a.m. The cost is $6 for adults, $4.50 for children ages 6 -12 and free for children ages five and under. Visit the Foltz Center for Sunday brunch on Oct 9 and 23. The cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 3-10 and free for children under 2. Mark down a Swiss steak dinner to be held on Wednesday, Oct. 19 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 3-10 and free for ages 2 and under. A Friday night grill will be served Oct. 7 and 14. The cost is $9 for adults, $4.50 for children ages 3-10 and free for ages 2 and under. For more information, call 330-488-6500.

Hope you were able to visit the Werner Inn for the Jean Peters display and view a movie she took part in. If you don't remember who Jean Peters was, ask anyone over 50 and they will tell you. Stop by on Sunday, Oct. 9 for their fall fest from 11:30 a.m-3:30 p.m. The inn is located on the corner of routes 44 and 30.

Rotary meetings are held Tuesdays at 7:30 a.m. at the Foltz Community Center. Look for information concerning the Halloween Party on the Foltz Center's Facebook page.

How about a trip to the Hard Rock Rocksino/Northfield Park on Oct. 22? A bus will leave at 4 p.m. from the Smith Gym in East Canton and return at midnight. The cost is $30. Call 330-488-1404 for more information.

Just heard the reverse raffle, held at the Foltz Community Center, had five winners who shared in the final drawing. Congratulations to all.

What is the worst animal to see in your dreams? A nightmare.


Jennifer Crone



Happy birthday wishes this week to Leroy Hoover, Rich Betz, Brent Evans, Mary Lou Cooper, Makayla Fisher, Gracyn Winters, Jason Drobney, Kevin Greer, Diana Lester, Jim Coy, Ted Hayhurst, Todd Hayhurst, Charles Munn, Jeff Brothers, Sr., David Shepler, Brooke Nicholson, Judy Hoover, Cory Sercu, Samantha Burns, and Joshua Cain. Special 40th Birthday Wishes on Oct. 5 to my sister-in-law, Leigh (Bowman) Crone!

Happy anniversary to Glen and Evelyn Johnstone, Della and Robert Morris, and Mike and Claudia Rogers. Special 60th anniversary wishes go out to Don and Mary DelCorso.

Wishes of good health and God's healing go out to Bill Hockenberry, Oltie Pickens, Edna Navarra, Dante Tucci, Francesco Borsellino, David Dotson, Sherry Lee, Scarlett Hunter, Rose Marie Shine, Marlene Carpino, Wendy Neice, Adriana Reed and John Giannelli, Sr.

Sympathies are extended to Mickey and Gaye Keck on the loss of Gaye's mother, Barbara Ellen Batross Leslie.

Congratulations to Magnolia's Post Mistress Pam Pettay on her retirement. Her family held a special celebration in her honor.

Congratulations to Darby and Erica Hockenberry on the birth of their son, Espen Wayne. He weighed in at more than 10 pounds! Paternal grandparents are Ronnie and Paula Hockenberry.

Members of Trinity Lutheran Church recently worked together for two days to make its yearly Apple Butter Project a success. They cleaned and peeled, then cooked down a giant kettle of apples to make jars ofdelicious apple butter. Proceeds from their sale will go to Andrew Swier who has hospital bills from a health crisis in June of this year. Jars of sugar free and with sugar are available for $3 per half pint and $5 per pint. Call the church at 330-866-3035 to purchase yours today!

The Sandy Valley Athletic Booster Club will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. in the Sandy Valley Library. Anyone is welcome to attend.

The Sandy Valley Eagles have some upcoming events that will be public invited. They are a fish fry on Oct. 7 from 5-8 p.m. followed by the Band "Teezer" from 9 p.m.midnight, a breakfast buffet on Oct. 9 from 8-11 a.m. and Mexican nights on Oct. 11 and 26 from 5-8 p.m.

An open house and health fair will be held at QUAD on Oct. 2 from noon-4 p.m. A flu clinic will be held from noon-2 p.m. Bring an insurance card for the clinic. Throughout the day, staff will complete blood pressure and blood glucose checks. The Aultman Cardiology and W.O.W. will be on hand. A vehicle extraction demonstration will take place at 2 p.m. Station tours will be given and snacks will be provided by the local 4H.

The Sandy Valley volleyball program will hold the 11th annual Volley for the Cure event Oct. 13. Money raised will be donated to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation. A bake sale, basket raffles, 50-50 drawing and many other activities will be part of the event. Breast cancer survivors will be honored at the game. To donate to the event, contact Alison Sickafoose at 330-866-1148.

The Sandy Valley Community Park will hold Boo in the Park on Sunday, Oct. 23 from 3-5 p.m. Admission will be a can of food per car that will be donated to Helping Hands Network. This year's event will include a jack-o-lantern contest (bring your pre-carved pumpkin), a cake walk, costume contest, hot dogs, chips, cookies, and refreshments. There will be treat bags for all attendees.

It's not too early to start thinking about this year's Sandy Valley Community Holiday Parade. This year's parade will be held in Sandyville. More information will be forthcoming.

This month's Hometown Hero is Billy Kesling. Please remember Billy in your thoughts and prayers as he begins his training for the U.S. Marines.

Good luck to all Sandy Valley fall sports teams. Let's go Cards!

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 birthday to Brady Kail, Jason Blumenauer, Jessica Shortt, Jackie Schoeppner, and Bill Hockenberry.

Have a safe and wonderful week Waynesburg! Go Cardinals!

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