By Lois Lumbra — 1/15… The Town highway crew came with the grader and cleaned up the icy mess down in front of the United Methodist Church and on route 118. The park light was fixed on the corner across from the Church, as it has been going off and on all night long for several months. On Thursday the 18th the Trustee’s of the United Methodist Church were having a heat pump installed and should be completed the first part of this week.
1/20.. Connie McFarland prepared a birthday dinner for daughter Jane Sanpetrino and included her husband Joe, brother/son Raymond McFarland, Tyler and Lindsey Bryce and their son Jack. A wonderful family time was enjoyed.
1/21.. Ruth and husband Jim Smith came and took her mother Gila Domina out for a birthday lunch, Gila’s birthday was January 17.
The Nimble Thimble quilting circle will meet at Jeannette Sylvester’s home in St. Albans, Thursday, 1/25, they plan to work on the “Hot Dog” pillow slips, once completed they will donate to OUR LADY. Each person is to bring material they have on hand that can be used, and each one will bring a lunch. Jeannette will furnish coffee or tea.
I have a request from folks to send GET WELL WISHES to Jim Starr, Brent Godin and Dougie Baker. From your neighbors, friends and family, just a little get well wish to brighten your day.
The Montgomery Elementary School is having a Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction at the school on Friday, February 2 from 5-8 p.m. to benefit the 8th grade students trip to Washington, D.C. They are needing donations and if anyone has an item to donate, PLEASE let Ruth know at school..326-4618 Thanks!! One more thing..the School still has ‘Cookbooks’ they have plenty on hand and make good gifts.
The ice skating rink is open at the Center Recreational on Thursday and Friday 4-7 p.m. and Saturday from 12-7 p.m. Sunday from 12-4 p.m.
Stacey St. Onge has informed me that she will be moving her BUSINESS OFFICE OF ST.ONGE CONSTRUCTION from Fuller Bridge Road to her new location across from Jolly’s Store on Route 118.
HAPPY BIRTHAY TO: Suzanne Bedard, Abbie Levine, Todd Elkins, Lynn Locher 1/28; Jim Cota, Sophia McAllister, Jim Towsnsend1/31; Sue Stryker 2/1; Whitney Ovitt, Pamela Brooks, Rohan Hardy 2/2.
Anniversary wishes to..Rocky and Lori Elkins 1/30; and Robert and Aline Baker 2/2. Congratulations!!
What does O.C.D. stand for? Old cranky and dangerous!! Of course size matters… no-one wants a small glass of wine.
Hope you all have a nice week and if you have news… PLEASE let me know and we can share it. M.L.T.A.
Lois Corse Lumbra
Lois was born in 1941, growing up in Fletcher, Vermont, where she attended a one-room school for her first 8 years. Lois later married Francis “Sonny” Lumbra in 1959 and raised a happy family.
The two started out in Montgomery on North Hill at the dairy farm where Sonny was born, moving to their home in the village in 1965 where they both live to this day.