Mar 102016

Lilly Lines by Jack Barlick 886-4694

My article was in error last week as I was undergoing a hospital stay. Apologies for birthdays and anniversaries missed. Looking forward to the very mild weather this week and weekend. Hoping to get the scooter out so I can get some fresh air. I am over-hibernated.

Today, March 10 finds Kathleen Bost and Olivia Sklodowski partying as will Rose Marie Nagle, Evan Boland and Joe Suchta (who will be 95) on the 11th. On the 12th Judy Ann Ehrenfeld enjoys cake and ice cream as will Parker Nelen. Ireland Hall celebrates on the 14th and on the 15th Hadden Fleegle, Mason Fleegle and Greta Hurley enjoy birthdays. Valerie Bolie and Damon Olbert gets to party on the 16th. Happy Birthday to All!

The communities’ sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Robert T. George who died in Delaware. He was a son of the late Francis and Marie (Kearney) George.

This Saturday, March 12 the Lilly Washington War Memorial will be holding the annual spring cleanup day at the War Memorial field. All coaches, players, parents and members are ask to pitch in for a few hours to make the field spotless for the start of the coming baseball season. Bring a leave rake and gloves if able. Your help is greatly appreciated for this clean-up which will start at 8:30 AM.

While you are there for the cleanup stop and admire the bell tower that was recently constructed and installed. Also check out the new pavilion at the Little League field that the Township has recently built with grant funds. Work is underway on the rest rooms there.

During the Great Lilly Homecoming this July 2nd and 3rd there will be several home comings of families and class re unions going on in the Lilly area. One event being featured is an Alumni Dinner Dance open to any graduate of the Lilly High School and their guests. The last graduating class was in 1966. There are classmates from the early thirties remaining. This event will be held July 2 at the Cresson American Legion Ball Room. George Gides will entertain the early arrivals with his guitar music. Contact LeeAnn Cannonie or Sandy Miorelli for details.

If you have any events, visitors, trips etc. that you would like written about give me a call at 886-4694,

The spring 2016 Lilly Historical Society newsletter will contain useful information concerning the home coming events this July 2 &3 following the firemen’s week. This will be mailed in April.

You are an old timer if you remember the wrought iron fence surrounding St. Brigid’s Main Street property

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