By R.L. McCray

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Do you remember the old Corry Barbell Club? It started out on the second floor of Eastman’s Craft Shop on Spring Creek Highway. Larry, Lonnie and Lyle Eastman, Randy Proctor, Tim Foreman, Jeff Daniels, Dave Hajec, Pete Sander and others. Most of the guys were working at Corry Jamestown at the time. They outgrew it fast and went to the second floor over Darnofall’s Shoe Store right by the South Center Street tracks, in the building where the Corry Mural is now. A few years later they moved to East Main Street. Bernie Dunnewold set it up over the pottery shop.

Canadohta Lake's upcoming annual Ice Fishing Tournament is this Saturday. For more information visit or call to 814-694-3474.

Happy birthday today to twins Austin and Taylor Fenstermaker, now 17. They were born at the old Corry Memorial Hospital on Smith Street. Austin is a big Green Bay Packers fan and works at Augie's.

Today is Gary Whiteley's birthday along with Leslie Hulings. Tom Kalika, Suzanne Hepler and Suzanne LeCoq Martin celebrate tomorrow, Brenda Catalfu on Thursday.

I see that former Clymer girls basketball coach Dennis Hinsdale is now the head coach for the Panama girls team.

Congratulations Jeff Peters on his 15th 300 game Monday night at Bowl-Aire Lanes.

Larry McCray hopes 2021 is better for him than last year. He had a heart attack, appendicitis and COVID in 2020.

Happy fifth anniversary to Courtney and Eric Gurdak. And to Joan and Ron Rairie on number 67. Wonder what kind of pie Ron cooked up.

I was impressed by the number of people who stood for the national anthem prior to Sunday's Super Bowl. 

Nathan Kornikoski was all smiles with the Bucs winning the Super Bowl by the score of 31-9.

A big thumbs up to Betsy Grinder and all those who helped at the cabin fever event Saturday at Mead Park.

Sympathy to the family and friends of Grace Waltier. She was a special lady. And to Julie Maloney on the loss of her best friend Bubba.

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