Aug 272015


Lilly Lines by Jack Barlick 886-4694 

Monday, August 31st the children will be returning to school. Please watch for school buses while driving and always obey their red flashing lights. Parents are asked to remind their children to look both ways before crossing the street at any time and also when getting off the school bus.

Lilly-Washington Public Library will be having their Story Time registration August 28, 2015 thru September 14, 2015. Story time will begin September 14, 2015 and will end the week of May 9, 2016. They will be having one Session on Monday from 11:00 – 12:00. Rules are as follows: Children must be 3 years of age by the date of registration, a note will be sent home well in advance of any party they will be planning, when Penn Cambria cancels classes because of inclement weather they will also cancel Story Time hour, and Story Time is open to all residents of Lilly Borough, Washington Township, and patrons of the library. Please contact the Lilly-Washington Public Library at (814)886-7543.

Saturday evening starting at 6PM there will be a double header flag football game at the Lilly-Washington War Memorial and will continue under the lights until finish. Following the football games there will be fireworks. The public is invited and should bring lawn chairs to watch the ball games.

Approximately 200 people turned out at the Bear Rock Sportsman’s Club on Saturday, August 16th to honor Monsignor John Sasway on his 80th birthday. Best wishes to the Monsignor on his birthday and always!

The word must be out on the good food and fun as a large crowd attended the 14th annual Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Picnic. Sunny skies and warm temperatures made for a beautiful day. It was evident there were many first time visitors. As several stopped me to ask for directions to the church grounds.

A lot of landscaping was accomplished this past week at the Miners Memorial as 200 bushes were added to the grounds. Stop by the War Memorial Field to see this masterpiece in progress.

A set of keys were lost on Saturday, August 22nd. They may have been lost along Portage St. or Piper St., if found call me (814)886-4694.

Birthday wishes for today go out to Phyllis Podrasky, Barbara Leap, Jeannie George, Penelope Borlie, Colleen Keagy, and Alicia Proudfit. Tomorrow on the 28th, Nicole Poborsky and Richard Sweeney will celebrating their birthdays. August 29th birthdays include: Albina Nezneski, Nicole Lutton, and Doris Patterson. Celebrating on the 30th are Stephen Bart, Karla Lozano, and Susan Zumer. Birthdays wishes for August 31st go out to Kiana Nadolsky and Denise Leturgey. Michael Hartline, Celsey Hite, John Hurley, Gary Nadolsky, Robert Rabatin, Sr., and Helen Sarnecki will be celebrating on September 1st. Happy Birthday to all!

Celebrating their wedding anniversaries on the 28th are Deacon Samuel and Carol Albarano, William and Ellen McCoy, and Matthew and Marion Zunich. Gary and Barbara Stiffler’s anniversary is on the 31st. Don and Sandy Courvina, will be celebrating on September 1st, Frank and Helen Fordick will also be celebrating that day. Congratulations to all!
You are an old timer if you remember when Merle Campagna was Post Master of the Lilly Post Office.

Aug 202015

Lilly Lines by Jack Barlick 886-4694 

My family and extended family spent the week of July 25 until August 2 at Ocean City, Maryland. Talk about HOT, it was near 95 degrees all week with like humidity. Coming home I made it as far as my driveway. I wound up in an ambulance and off to Altoona UPMC, where I spent the next ten days.

Thank you to my daughter Cindy for doing the last two weeks of Lilly Lines. I tried to convince her to take over, but she is not interested. Thank you also for all the prayers, cards, calls, and visits.

Gather up your friends and neighbors and head to annual Polish Picnic in Lilly on Sunday, August 23rd starting at 11:00 AM. The event will continue until 9:00 PM. The Masters will play gospel music from 12:00 until 1:30. Raging Slagg will play country music from 1:30 until 3:30 and from 6:30 until 9:00. The Hallmarks will provide Polka music from 3:30 until 6:30.

There will be Inflatable Bounce House for the kids, various games for adults, and all the Polish food you heart may desire including Halupki, Haluska, Kielbasa, and Pierogies. There will also be hot dogs, hot sausage, fries, etc.. Come and enjoy the day with your neighbors and friends!

There will be a Penn Cambria Football Pep Rally on Thursday, August 27th starting at 6:00 PM at the Lilly War Memorial Field. The rally will be followed by a bon fire at the parking lot beyond the field. Remember to bring your own chair and have an enjoyable evening!

On Saturday, August 29th at 6:00 PM, there will be a double header flag football under the lights at the War Memorial Field. Fireworks will follow the game. Come early for parking and bring a chair.

Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Desalles Yingling who recently past away. She was the daughter of Stanley and Marty Yarnish. Desalles could be found dancing anytime at Stiney’s during our high school years.

Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Charles Crago, Jr.. A Lilly native who resided in North Olmestead, Ohio with his wife Mary Theresa. They located there in the 1950’s. Charles’s sister Betty Ann Augusta resides in Lilly.

Today on August 20th, Laura Gressick, Michael McCoy, and Bill Rainey celebrate their birthdays. Celebrating on the 21st are Blake Nadolsky, Stanley Orlosky, Travis Walters, and Ann Wolfe. August 22nd birthdays include: Dan Buterbaugh and Elizabeth Rice. Payton Behe, Lori Bennett, Ava Braatz, and Bruce Hershel will be celebrating on the 23rd. Birthdays on the 24th are Lynne Filak, William Kodosky, David Gaudlip, Stacey Reffner, and Mary Boland. Happy Birthday to all!

Celebrating their wedding anniversary today on August 20th, are William & Ruth Mulhearn and Paul & Delores Seymour. Matthew & Lindsey McCoy will celebrating on the 23rd. On the 25th Donald & Sharon Diehl will celebrate their anniversary. Wedding anniversaries for the 26th include: Daylon & Renee Behe and James and Barbara Lego. Congratulations!
Congratulations to my daughter Catherine Nadolsky for obtaining her Bachlor of Science degree in Nursing. She is an intensive care nurse at UPMC.

Congratulations also goes to Karington Sklodowski for being 1st runner up at the Central District Fire Queen contest at Saxton, PA. She represented Cresson Volunteer Fire Company.

You are an old timer if you can remember Mary Theresa McNally as a secretary for Professor Thomas Duffy at the Lilly High School.