By R.L. McCray

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The Corry VFW Post 264 is holding a "back to school event" for pre-K to fifth-graders next Saturday, Aug. 11, starting at noon. There will be free backpacks and school supplies. For information, contact Ashley Ongley. The VFW picnic is on Aug. 25.

Tickets for the Beaver Club’s annual pig roast, set for today at the VFW, are still available.

There’s now a sand volleyball court at KC’s Ice Cream.

The First Presbyterian Church will hold its Vacation Bible School on Aug. 6-8 from 5:45 to 8:15 p.m. This is for students who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade. This year will cover the Fruits of the Spirit with story, music, crafts/activities and snacks. Registration will be at 5:45 p.m. or call 665-3827 to register.

Charlie Buckshaw admits his long wrestling career finally caught up with him, according to his dad, Carl.

Special thanks to Lindsay Raines, Melissa Allen and Tracy Tasker for providing photos of the Junior American Legion state tourney. What a great job by the 10-man team who did it on dedication and pulling together.

The cheerleaders of Corry Area High School are holding a car wash and bake sale on Saturday, Aug. 10 at Advance Auto. It runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the cost is a donation. This will help purchase supplies for the upcoming cheer season.

Many that I talked to were impressed by the five-field facility in Union City that was used last weekend for a girls softball tournament.

Susan Lynn Crawford celebrated her birthday yesterday by golfing. Today’s birthdays belong to Paula Carey and Alissa Hodak, while John Styborski is a year older on Sunday. Monday belongs to Brett Sproveri and Lisa Andrus while birthday wishes on Tuesday go to Taylor Goodwill and Brandon Mitchell.

Belated birthday wishes to Anne Gates and Fran Hanlin.

Kudos to Shanny and Jason Kuzma on running a great event, the Kim Kuzma Memorial softball Tournament.

I see that Barb Beebe and her children have made it to Florida and visited an alligator farm.

Yes, Judy and Roger Ottaway were staying at the Ottaway Inn.

Thanks to Jim Steuart for posting a memory of WKBW’s Tom Jolls (and his puppets). Many my age recall the program from 1965.

And thanks to Jackie Berkhous for providing me with a “big glass.”

I saw Mike Andrus (and of course his dog) bicycling in my neighborhood on Thursday.

Ron Savko enjoyed his mini-reunion near Philadelphia with Bill and Cam Johnston, John Lawson, Bob Camiel and Lynette Paulson.

Are you a fair person? If so, here's the area schedule: Warren County Aug. 6-10; Crawford Aug. 17-24; Erie (Wattsburg) Aug. 26-31; Spartansburg Sept. 1-7.

Anything to report? Email me at rlmccray@thecorryjournal.

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