Hope everyone got through the Ohio State University scare without much anxiety and also the football team's great win against Michigan! Grandsons Josh and Curtis Schleappi were lucky enough to have good seats and attended the game. Curtis is in his second year in aeronautical engineering.
Happy anniversary to Dave and Jane Teis.
Happy birthday to Erika Parr, Debbie Bodkin, Michele Gill, Denise Covert, Frank Kruger, Ben Foringer, Shane Fliger, Michelle DiLuca, Tony Dugan, Kay Kovesci, Mike Teis, Mike Clawson, Lori Schneider and Conrad Zucal.
Get well wishes go out to Marge Starcher.
Congratulations to Joshua and Kaitlynn Vick on the birth of their new daughter, Loretta Kay, who was born on Nov. 12. She weighed 7 pounds 10 ounces and was 20 inches long. She is the granddaughter of Mark and Brenda Holshu of the Canton South area.
Congratulations go out to Roger and Marcy Herstine on the birth of their new son born on Nov. 18.
Twenty years ago this week it was announced that two charter buses from the Canton South AARP went to Wheeling, West Virginia on Wednesday, Dec. 4. They enjoyed a cruise on the Valley Voyager, shopping, a dinner show at the Capital Country Club, a guided tour through Wheeling Christmas lights at the Oglebay Festival of Lights.
Thought for the week: "A diet is something that you keep putting off while you keep putting on." --Unknown
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Happy birthday to Winston Owens, James Cole, Alanna Bush, Tim Monteith, Oliver Meyers, Micah Butler, Tony Duskey, Joshua Selby, Richard Zimmerman, Tom Loy, Timothy Erickson, Lisa Temsey, Tara Davis, Tony Humes, Cory Reinhart, Joyce Stevens, Roger Slack, Jackson Gomez, Melissa Hudy, Vanessa Snyder, Suzie Felcyn, Barbara Strickler, Diane Gross, Madisyn Miller, Leah Miller, Denise VanVoorhis, Tom Sutton, Marjorie Kitchen, Mario Snellenberger and Jennifer Clapper.
Happy anniversary to Allen Sr. and Sharon Nennig, Richard and Carrie Little, Don and Sharon Ackerman, Gary and Missy Wellendorf, Archie and Mary Sanders, George and Christina Leyda, Willard and Jean Berkebile and Dwain and Kathy Foltz.
It's Senior Social time again at the Foltz Community Center on Wednesday, Dec. 14. The program starts at 10:30 a.m. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. The menu will be roast pork, mashed potatoes, vegetable and applesauce. Free blood pressure screenings will be offered. Bring gloves, mittens, winter hats, scarves, underwear and socks for children. Stay and play Bingo, cards or socialize. A program will be presented by the ECHOS show choir. For reservations, call 330-488-6500.
AARP will meet Tuesday, Dec. 20 at the Foltz Community Center. The menu will include Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, vegetable and salad. The program will feature the East Canton ECHOS. Call 330-488-2622 for reservations before Dec. 14.
Upcoming events at the Foltz Community Center include an American Legion pancake breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 10, Sunday Brunch on Dec. 11 and a monthly dinner on Dec 21. For more information, call 330-488-6500.
Ho! Ho! Ho! Just a reminder to all little ones in East Canton: Santa will be stopping by the Werner Inn at 130 Nassau on Sunday, Dec. 11 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.
When school is cancelled the following will be cancelled at the Foltz Community Center: Rotary, Senior Social, Senior Flex, Silver Sneakers, AARP, SCDL and book discussion. Listen for School closing information.
In case you didn't notice: Winter starts on Dec. 21. Well that is what the calendar shows.
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Happy birthday to Mary Bowman, Peggy Hysong, Gloria Junkins, Josh Bowman, Mike Murphy, Chelsea Rock, Morgan Brown, Leisa Dunham, Phyllis Kline, Zach Ruegg, Tim Hinderer, Katie Kreitzer, Jim Reed, Bill Farber, Samantha Spitler, Kay Conley, Jasmine Rock and Katelyn Fox.
Happy anniversary to Mark and Sherry Blumenauer, John and Veda Herstine and Dave and Carolyn Loomis.
Wishes of good health and God's healing go out to Rod Eitel, John Little, Richard Hamilton, Oltie Pickens, Scarlett Hunter, Rose Marie Shine, Marlene Carpino, Wendy Neice, Adriana Reed, and John Giannelli, Sr.
Sympathies are extended to the family and friends of Doris Farber, Helen Shine and Louise Costello.
Breakfast with Santa will be held at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church on the corner of routes 800 and 183 on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 9-11 a.m. Contact the church office at 330-866-9293 for more information.
Sandy Valley Alumni will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the alumni meeting room of the Sandy Valley Administration Building.
Enjoy a meal and ice cream at Taggart's and help support the Academic Booster Club. Taggart's will donate 10 percent of their proceeds to the Sandy Valley Academic Booster Club on Dec. 13 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Enjoy a meal and some ice cream and help support our Sandy Valley students!
During the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, two members of the Sandy Valley band marched with the Macy's Great American Marching Band. This group consisted of some of the best high school musicians from across the country. Only 185 students were selected from thousands who submited applications and YouTube video auditions. This year, two of Sandy Valley's own represented in New York City. They were Madeline Muller (playing piccolo) and Emma Bolyard (playing mellophone). They were in New York City from the Saturday prior to Thanksgiving in rehearsals, memorizing music, and seeing the sites.
Santa will visit the station at the Mohawk Valley Joint Fire District on Dec. 18 at 6 p.m. All are invited to attend and share their Christmas wish lists.
Winter sports passes are on sale now! Pick up your winter sports pass in the SV High School Main Office from Mrs. Parker during school hours from 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. The prices are as listed: Student and out-of-season athlete winter passes for all winter sports middle school and high school are $45, student boys basketball passes for the high school only are $30, athlete winter passes for admission to all winter sports at the middle school and high school are $20, adult boys basketball passes for the high school only are $50, adult boys basketball passes for junior varsity and varsity basketball only with a reserve seat are $55, adult girls basketball passes for the high school only are $50 and adult winter sports passes with admission to all winter sports at the middle school and high school with a basketball reserve seat are $100.
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Happy anniversary to Mr. and Mrs. Randy Stanley.
Happy birthday to Tom Peters, Debbis Maxwell, Lyn Anderson, Zach Rhoades, Mike Murphy and Deanna Mockerman.
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