LILLY LINES by Jack Barlick 886-4694
The rhododendrons are in full bloom now and are very colorful. They are about two weeks behind schedule due to the freezing winter. Enjoy them!
There will be a basket raffle in honor of Matt Bart at the Bear Rock Sportsman Club this Saturday, June 14th from 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM. There are many baskets to choose from with something for everyone. Two Pittsburgh Pirate game tickets will be chanced off also. Stop by and support a good cause
There was a nice turnout for the Money-Rama held by the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church on Sunday, June 8.The church pavilion was a great place to be especially when an abrupt cloud burst flooded the area .Everyone appeared to be having a great time at the sold out event all afternoon.
Keep in mind that the Lilly Conrad Chiropractic/ Lilly American Legion will be hosting a fund raiser game to help the Lilly-Washington Library this Sunday, June 15th at 5:00 PM at the Lilly field. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the library. Come on out and enjoy some good baseball and help a good cause too. At 12:30 the same day the American Legion will be playing a double header at the field.
Once again the Lilly-Washington Historical Society is looking for pictures to include in the annual calendar. If you have an interesting scene or group of people contact Jim Salony, Ron Muldoon or myself.
The grounds around the miner’s monument is looking real nice thanks to the efforts of Jeff Wilson, Sue Wilson and Chad Pysher.
I noticed both Chet Harker and Bev Mandichak voluntarily working on the floral displays in the center of town and at the bridge. Their efforts go a long way to improving the town. Thanks!
Make their efforts worthwhile and do everything you can to prevent litter and weed cutting curb side would also improve a streets appearance. Keeping dogs off of other people’s property and cleaning up after them is a must.
Good Luck to the Penn Cambria Class of 2014 who graduated this past Saturday. My granddaughter Desiree Bukowsky and great nephew Justin Sweeney were among the graduates.
Today, June 12 finds Ashley Reed, Dorothy Obester and Drake Swinger celebrating their birthdays as will Joan Cloherty and Douglas Stauski Jr. on the13th and Jacob Digman, Harry Behe, Mary Filak and Stanley Skura on the 14th. It will be party time for Gianna Caputo, Gabriel Irving, Shane Burkett and Kathleen Hooder on the 15th. On June 16th it will be cake and ice cream for Emma Claar, Gina Bender, Jean Bradley, Robert Courtot, Jeff Kozen, Doris Merlini and Jessie Skura.The 17th will find Debbie McCool, Joanne Leap, Edith Dibosky, Chris Kertes, Mary Nagle, Patty Nagy and Olivia Sawinski celebrating. On the 18th Lacey Behe, Julia Craine and Edward Krug get to party. Happy Birthday to All!
Christopher and Margaret Conrad, Gerald and Lillian Duke and Richardand Mary Louise Lingafely observe theirwedding anniversaries on June 12 followed by Christopher and Barb MARTINOON THE 13 AND Rober and Loir Bennett and Francis and Dorothy Conrad (61 years) on the 14th. On the 15th James and Irene Kurmenaker celebrate ALONG WITH James and Patricia Steberger. The 16th finds Pat and Dorothy McCool celebrating as will James and Imy McMullen, along with Rick and Brenda Kovel on the 17th. June 18th will be anniversary time for Jerry and Lisa Segada and Douglas and Tina Stauski. Happy Anniversary to All!
You are an old timer if you remember when Boy Scout Troop 50 camped on the hill above the Saint Francis College lake.