Railroad Open House
The Delmarva Model Railroad Club will have its 18th annual holiday open house on Jan. 17-18. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. There is no admission charge. The Delmarva Model Railroad Club is located at 103 E. State St., Camelot Hall Second Floor, in Delmar, Del. This is one of the largest permanent model railroad displays on the Delmarva Peninsula with more than 5,000-square-feet of operating model railroads in N, HO, O (scale), O (hi-rail) and Standard Gauges plus N-trak, module layouts. Also train videos, refreshment and “white elephant” table. For more information or directions call Bill Deeter at 856-9250.
Woodworkers to meet
Mason-Dixon Woodworkers meeting, Jan. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the VFW hall in Delmar, Del. A program on decoy carving will be presented by Ron Grangier a world class carver, and winner of “The Peoples Choice Award” at the world championship of waterfowl carving. Contact Bill Patterson at 410-546-2390.
Bi-Staters Coffee Talk
Family and friends wish Kerry Ward a happy birthday on Jan. 9, and Keith Ward on Jan. 14.
Cameron Cordrey celebrated his 6th birthday with his friends and family at Skate Land in Laurel Saturday. He will celebrate again on his birthday, Monday, Jan. 12. Happy birthday Cameron.
The Math League team of Mark DeMorra, Scott Johnson, Roy Willey, Christian McDowell, Josh Griffin, Brooks Dorsey and Josh Vasquez once again finished in first place to remain undefeated. The middle school Math League team of Kristin Brannock, Wes Brida, Scott Slavens, Kaitlyn Smith and Joshua Vincent finished in a tie for first place in a meet in December. Joshua Vincent finished as the top scorer, answering six of seven questions correctly.
The number of Delmar High School freshmen on the honor roll doubled since the same time last year, which was a major goal of the freshman transition program.
Teachers continue to work with all freshmen and in particular African-Americans in conjunction with Mr. Hayward and the African-American Club. Congratulations to all the students for doing such a great job.
Sympathy to the families and friends of Mary Joseph Kyttle, Bertha E. Moore, Charles Markley West Jr., Helen E. Mulvaney, Bruce Ronald Leggs, Clarence E. “Ed” Baker and Doris E. Bonniwell.
Friday, Jan. 9, a very dear aunt of mine, Jeanette Lutz, passed away. My deepest sympathy to my mother, Winifred Kenton, her sisters and her brother. Even though you hate to have someone pass away, you will always have the memories of them.
I wish the following people happy birthdays: June Elias and Wayne Medford, on Jan. 12; Neil Baker and Janet Ware, Jan. 14; Morris Harris, Jan. 15; and Nellie Oster, Jan. 16.
"You must give some time to your fellow men. Even if it’s a little thing, do something for others, something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it." Albert Schweitzer.