Oct 072013

LILLY LINES by Jack Barlick    814-886-4694                                                                      


The local Knights of Columbus will be conducting a bake sale before and after all masses of Our Lady of the Alleghenies this weekend, October 13th and 14th. The sale will be in the church hall on Main Street.


Congratulations to the Penn Cambria Senior boys football team on their win over Cambria Heights on Friday, October 4 by a score of 32 to 22. Keep at it for the rest of the season.


Congratulations to Kristi Claar on her completion of the Emergency Medical Technician training and her certification as an EMT. She is a first responder with the Lilly Fire Company and is affiliated with the Cambria EMS Alliance.


The local Halloween parade will be held on October 26th at 3:30 PM. Line up will be at 3:00 PM at the ambulance building. Trick or Treat will then be held from 4 until 6 PM. At 7 PM there will be a bonfire near the firemen’s pavilion on Railroad Street.


Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Marion Phillips who recently passed away. Marion was the wife of the late Tom “Picklo” Phillips. They resided in Cresson. Sympathy is also extended to the family and friends of Helen Thrower who also recently passed away.

Betty Skura of Cresson also died recently. She was a daughter of John Cassidy, a native of Lilly, and Maude (Prebish) Cassidy. Betty worked for the postal service for many years in Cresson.


On Saturday October 5th, Steve Paulovich, the sculptor was in town to begin the installation of the miners monument. With the help of Tom Slattery, Jeff Wilson and Chris Phillips he was able to get the statue of the upright miner installed along with another miner kneeling at lunchtime. Look for more progress soon. Every thing looks good, especially with the fall colors in the trees forming a colorful background.



A belated birthday greeting to my youngest daughter, Jackie Mento, who celebrated her birthday yesterday, October 9th. She is a secretary at the Penn Cambria High School. She and husband, Bob, are proud parents of Connor and Kaylee.

Today, October 10 finds Karen Mikinski, Noah Baker, Homer Butterbaugh, Patricia Felus and Britanny Spaid enjoying birthdays as will Bill Agosta, Mike McIntosh and Marion Zunich on the 11th and Christopher Conrad, Paul Gates and Francis Moyer on the 12th. It will be time for cake and ice cream for Consiglia Martynuska, Theresa Shedlock and Brock Talko on the 13th and Jamil Flores, Mary Puglise , Anna Sweeney and Stephanie Wheeler on the 14th.

On October 15th Gerald Siedlarczyk, Ann Behe, Tyler Butterbaugh, Jessica Matcho, Paul Moyer and Benjamin Skura all observe birthdays as will Daylon Behe, Fran Herschel, Tom Sibis and Daniel Siedlarczyk on the 16th. Happy Birthday to All!



Today, October 10th finds Matt and Renee Myers celebrating their wedding anniversary along with Tim and Marge Panek. John and Pamela Sanders celebrate on the 11th and Ted and Leona George on the 14th. Both Bill and Sherry Agosta and Scott and Nicole Poborsky celebrate on the 16th. Happy Anniversary to each couple.


You are an old timer if you remember when Bill Salony, Bob Sweeney, Tom Phillips, George Rhawn, Jim Strayer, Merle Campagna, Dutchy Siedlarczyk and others were committeemen or scoutmasters with the VFW sponsored Boy Scout and Explorer Posts 50 here in Lilly.


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