Today is National Wear Red Day!
Happy anniversary to Tim and Christine Parr.
Happy birthday to Jack Brooks, Bryan Schoeppner, Larry Malavite, Heidi McCain, Judy Drabick, Heidi Freshour, Cindy Dugan, Jim Gooding, James Wilcox, Rustina Patterson, Nancy Edwards and Caiden Hendrix.
Get well wishes are extended to Marge Starcher.
A fire destroyed Bakers Caf 33 on Feb. 8, 2016.
Twenty years ago this week: Congratulations were extended to Monte Masonbrink who made the Dean's List at Miami University. He is a chemistry major and 1994 graduate of Canton South. He is the son of Mike and Kaylin Masonbrink. Congratulations were also extended to his mother Kaylin who was on the Dean's List at Youngstown State in the Dental Hygiene Program.
Thought for the week: "If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it." --Mathilda Gage.
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Happy birthday to Kenny Varian, Nathan Butler, Sarah Vesalo,, Larry Cross, Jim Depp, Jen Picciano, Jeff Burner, Dorothy Bucher, Betty Bailey, Jeffery Gross, Jonathon Gross, Pam Smith, Nancy Roberts, Donna Biedenbach.
Happy anniversary to Kevin and Hollie Richardson, Dick and Delores Haas and Dick and Marilyn Stauffer.
A correction on the gun show to be held at the Foltz Community Center on Feb. 25 and 26: The time for closing on Feb. 26 was listed as 4 p.m. They will be closing at 3 p.m.
It's senior social time again at the Foltz Community Center on Feb. 8. The menu will be spaghetti and meatballs and tossed salad. The program will be presented by Kimberly Kenney from the McKinley Museum. Her topic is Sweet Stuff: The Story of Chocolate. Call 330-488-6500 for more information.
You still have time to order a quart of soup from St. Paul's United Church of Christ on Friday, Feb. 10 at 306 W. Church St. Choose from chicken noodle or vegetable beef for carry out only from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Call 330-488-1089 for more information.
The next AARP meeting is set for Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 11:30 a.m. at the Foltz Community Center The menu will be ham, augratin potatoes, vegetable and coleslaw. Bring small wrapped gifts for Bingo. Mark the gifts for a man or lady. AARP members welcome the chapter's new president Debbie Martin. Debbie has been busy setting up programs for the AARP meetings, and I can tell you the members will be happy with the entertainment. If you have never attended an AARP meeting, you are welcome to attend. If you would like to join, you can sign up at the meeting. Lunch is $7. You won't go away hungry. For more information, call 234-410-1188.
Attention to all seniors: Where can you go to exercise every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9-10 a.m.? The Foltz Community Center. The Louisville YMCA "Silver Sneakers" will be on hand to lead you through senior type moves. The cost is free.
Other Meetings taking place at the Foltz Community Center include a GECCDA Meeting and American Legion Meeting on Feb. 9. An American Legion pancake breakfast will be served Feb. 11. Be sure to stop in on Sunday, Feb. 12 for Sunday Brunch. You will have a great feast and see all your neighbors. Don't forget the monthly dinner on Feb. 15. Call 330-488-0189 for more information.
Happy birthday to Emma Geckler, Kyra Dillehay Yeager, Claudia Rogers, Bill McGovern, Darik Garber, Paul Burkhart, Jeff Loomis, Dee Larson, Mark Crowe, Kyleigh Haueter, Bob Taylor, Cindy Sickafoose, Gary Oliver, Mason Franks, Joe Wigfield, Jane Davis, Mandy Sancic, Steve Watson, Landon Wigfield, Karli Hughes, and Cindy Cayton.
Special belated 50th birthday wishes to Lynne Herstine whose family surprised her with a party at Wilkshire Banquet Center. Happy belated 40th birthday wishes to Chris Franks.
Hazel Gruber celebrated her 95th birthday recently. Her family all gathered at Cibo's Restaurant to mark this wonderful occasion.
Happy anniversary to my parents, Jay and Carol Herstine. Jim and Rosemary Herstine will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary this year. Congratulations to them on this milestone.
Wishes of good health and God's healing go out to Joshua Newell, Mehl Young, Rhonda O'Bradovich, Karen Meyer, Val Rice, Kim Henline, Lauren Rainsburg, Bill Trussell, Eileen Hamilton, Oltie Pickens, Scarlett Hunter, Rose Marie Shine, Marlene Carpino, Wendy Neice, Adriana Reed, and John Giannelli, Sr.
Nick McClelland, Derek Faiello, Marjorie and Bob Boals recently attended a Stony Brook Sea Wolves game to see and hang out with their new head coach, Jeff Boals. Even though the Sea Wolves came up short, they are still being inspired by this Sandy Valley alum.
Congratulations to Brandon Boggs on finishing 3rd place and Dominic Hoffrath on finishing in 2nd place at the OAC GlenOak District Wrestling Tournament. They both join teammate Bam Moyer in qualifying for the grade school state wrestling championships at the Covelli Center in Youngstown on March 25-26.
SVAA Snowbirds will meet on Sunday, Feb. 26 at the Westfield Mall food court at noon in Brandon, Florida. Looking forward to hearing how many attend this year.
Sandy Valley Youth Girls Softball will hold its sign ups at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church across from Sandy Valley Elementary. The dates and times are Feb. 11 and 18 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and Feb. 15 and 22 from 6-8 p.m. Bring a copy of the player's birth certificate if one is not on file. Contact Bob Crone at 330-866-4372 with any questions regarding Youth Softball.
Sandy Valley High School Summer League Baseball will have a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Feb. 11 from 3-6 p.m. at the Sandy Valley Eagles. The cost is $7. There will also be a 50/50 drawing and other raffles.
A benefit rigatoni dinner for Wendy Neice will be held Saturday, Feb. 25 from 4-8 p.m. at St. Mary's Morges Fellowship Hall. Dinner will be by donation and all proceeds will help with medical expenses.
Reserve your place as a Jr. Pizza Maker! Tozzi's Restaurant in Magnolia will host a kid's cooking class on Saturday, Feb. 4 from noon-2 p.m. This is a hands on class with chef Mark Green, and participants will learn to make their own pizza. The cost is $15 per child, and parents must stay for class. Class size is limited to 20, so sign up now by calling the restaurant at 330-915-4993.
Make Tozzi's Restaurant the place to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 5 at 5 p.m. The restaurant will offer steak night steak pricing and $10 spaghetti dinners. Appetizers will be available along with a limited menu. Root on your team and enjoy the game with friends at Tozzi's.
Have a great week, Magnolia! Please call or email your news for next week so you can be the Talk of the Town.
Happy birthday to Lakota Bennett, Chuck Devine, Kyra Yeager, Jeff Loomis, Join Adkins, Rick Carlile, Jim Marraccini, Mark Rosia and Manson Offenberger.
Have a safe and wonderful week Waynesburg. Go Cardinals!