Athol-Thurman 1-30-10

Wards welcome new child

Karen and Jeremy Ward of Mud St., Thurman are proud to announce the birth of a baby girl born at Glens Falls Hospital Monday Jan. 11. The girl has been named Makailyn Ruth and she weighed 8 pounds, 9.4 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. She joins her big sister, Layna, age 2, at home. Proud grandparents are Wanda and Doug Olden of Warrensburg and the late Teddy Ackley of Athol; and Sylvia and Leon Ward of Raymertown.

Great grandparents are Tony and Evelyn Trapasso and Gertrude Ackley all of Warrensburg and Anna Ward of Troy.

Personal news, special days

Birthday greetings go out to Sarah Hennessey on Jan. 29, and Frank Wormer on Jan. 30. Then on Jan. 31, special birthday wishes go out to Lila Walter, a young 95 this year, as well as to Bob Dibble and Christian Siletti. Also celebrating this week are Josh Cameron and Barb Metzger on Feb. 1; Makayla Griswold and Ethan Schmidt on Feb. 2; Tegan Castro and Lillian Powers on Feb. 3; Dan Shoemaker and Andy Knoll on Feb.4; and Laura Cameron and Dot Maxam on Feb. 5.

Little Nicky, son of Jalene and Anthony Lapradd of Messena has returned home after spending a week with his grandparents Jeff and Theresa Grants at their home on South Johnsburg Rd.

Hope the new year finds everyone feeling better. Get well wishes go out to Tammy Winslow, Hial Hall III, Don Vopleus; Jackie Dingman, Joe Mosher, and Irv.

Filomena Rivello and friend Ron Rosati of Garnet Lake Rd. enjoyed a weeks vacation in Florida at Disneyland during Florida's recent cold snap. They said temperatures were in the 40s for only a couple days. They returned home to 6 inches of new wet snow.

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