Jun 032013


This coming Sunday, June 9th will be the Money-Rama at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church from 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM at the Hill Top Road church pavilion. Tickets can be purchased for $20 by calling 937-7053 or 886-2375. A chicken dinner is included from 1 until 3 PM followed by snacks from 3 to 5. DJ Joe Gribbins will provide the entertainment and both drinks and door prizes will be available. Enjoy the fun at the pavilion.


There were approximately 225 quad and dirt bike riders present for the Lilly Fire Company Thunder on the Mountain Poker run this past Sunday. Temperatures were just right for a breezy ride on the mountain.


 Lilly native, Arturo Martynuska was recently installed as the President of the Pennsylvania Professional Firefighters at their 41st convention held in Philadelphia. The association represents over 10,000 active and retired firefighters in Pennsylvania. Arturo had over 20 years of service with the Johnstown Fire Department rising through the ranks as a firefighter and paramedic to become assistant chief. He gained interest in the fire service when he joined the Lilly Fire Company as a junior fireman at age 16 in 1976. He is the son of Carmella and the late Arthur Martynuska of Lilly.


The Lilly Conrad Chiropractic/Lilly American League Altoona City League Baseball team is off to a great start for the 3013 season. The team has won their first 6 games as they seek another championship year. They have won 10 of the last 11 championships bringing first place honors to Lilly 10 times all ready

This was a great week for viewing beautiful rhododendrons in full bloom. There are many colorful blooms on many large bushes in Upper Dutch Town, Farmers Turnpike, Barkertown and down town Lilly.

It is worth the ride to enjoy the flowers.



Today, June 6th finds Jacqueline Bost, Richard Slebodnick Jr., and Judy Smith celebrating their birthdays as will Patricia Behe, James Drass, Peggy Marinak and John Patterson on the 7th and Regis Kinback along with Adam Steberger and Marissa Conley on the 8th. On June 9th Brian Risko, Amber Lee Buterbaugh, Josie Sawinski, Nancy Stombaugh and Jamie Williams all party as will Sis Risko, Jolene Sawinski and Justin Sweeney on the 10th and Dorothy Obester, Ashley Reed and Drake Swanger on the 12th. Happy Birthday to All.


Ryan and Theresa Brown celebrate their wedding anniversary today, June 8,  along with Allen and Heather Zunick. They are followed by Edward and Nancy Stombaugh who celebrate on the 9th. On June 10th James and Patricia Davis, Joseph and Nancy Giblok, Joseph and Mimi Kratzer and Ruby and Dina McCarthy all observe wedding anniversaries followed by Christopher and Margaret Conrad, Gerald and Lillian Duke and Richard and Mary Louise Lingafelt on the 12th. Happy Anniversary to each couple.


You are an old timer if you remember airplanes landing and taking off at the Cresson airport.


Lilly Lines by Jack Barlick    886-4694                                                                       


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