March 2014

The Emlenton Hill Project Continues to Move Forward

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Emlenton Hill

The Emlenton Hill Project Continues to Move Forward
Is now in the third and final phase.

Emlenton Hill

Emlenton Hill

Double Drivel 4/1/14 Issue

Mike’s Commentary:

Into The Outdoors 4/1/14 Issue

With spring now officially getting underway, I thought it might be fun to open things with a little look at some readily available wild edibles.  A personal favorite of mine is wild onions, and soon will be one of the best times to go after them.  You can find them just about anywhere, often even in your own backyard.  Often, you can smell them before you see them.

Out of a Dark Place Through God's Grace

Everyone knows that Hurricane Sandy is still having catastrophic effects on the lives of many in the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area—but Hurricane Katrina? Yep, Hurricane Katrina. The storm that pulverized the Gulf area back in 2005 was nothing less than a disaster for many people, including Barry Lyons, a one-time New York Met. With the help of organized baseball he’s managing to recover from all the sadness it caused, but it brought a lot of heartache along the way.

Mary A. Miller Huff

Mary A. Miller Huff

Mary A. Miller Huff, age 94 of Chicora, PA. died at 3:43 a.m. Monday, March 24, 2014 in the Chicora Medical Center. She was born in Fairview, PA. November 11, 1919, the daughter of the late Walter W. Miller and Clare O. Foster Miller. She graduated from Fairview Twp. Karns City High School in the class of 1937. Mary retired in June 1983 after working more than 26 years in the Inspection Department of Castle Rubber in East Butler, PA. She was a member of Saint John’s Reformed Church, Chicora, where she was the last surviving member of St. John’s Church Birthday Club.

Mary A. Miller Huff

Mary A. Miller Huff

Fred Eugene Hogue

Fred Eugene Hogue

Fred Eugene Hogue, 77, of Eau Claire, Pa., passed away early Monday morning at the VNA inpatient hospice in Butler, Pa. Born in Butler, Pa., on October 1, 1936, he was the son of the late Roy J. and Nancy McCall Hogue. Fred was a truck driver for a number of years as well as a fabricator for Bob Beans. He was married to Alice Joann Hogue, who passed away on December 24, 2013. Fred alongside his late wife, farmed the Hunter farm and neighboring farms in Cherry Valley most of their adult lives. He loved farming and gardening. He also enjoyed spending time with Toby, his dog.

Fred Eugene Hogue

Fred Eugene Hogue

Audrey Kean Dunkle

Audrey Kean Dunkle

Audrey Kean Dunkle, 97, of Parker, Pa., passed away early Wednesday(3/26/2014) morning at her home following an illness. Born in Pittsburgh on February 27, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Charles Edward and Katherine Lomb Kean. She was married to the late Robert L. Dunkle who preceded her in death in 1960. A graduate of Oliver High School, Audrey later retired after 22 years as a bank teller in the surrounding areas. She was a member of the Parker Presbyterian Church as well as a  former member of the Eastern Star in Butler, Pa.

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