By R.L. McCray

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Volleyball has long been a success story at Corry Area High School. Before I returned from college, The Corry Journal ran a photo of the 1972 Erie County League champion Lady Beavers, coached by Pat Stack. The team included Karen Consolo, Sue Hicks, captain Adele Hammerlee, Mary Lee Brant, Malea Emmons, Helen Harrison, Melissa and Criss Cole, Jessica Nichols, Jeanne Bracken, Marsha McCaslin, Eva McCray and Mary Lou Daley. The photo was taken by Dan McEldowney. He was the sports editor before me (May, 1973).

The Corry Area Food Pantry Food drive is on Oct. 24 from 3-5 p.m. Non-perishable items my be donated. Paper bags will be placed along the route.

Congrats on the engagements of Adrian Baressi and Quinton Weidner plus Sarah and Greg Gurdak. And happy anniversary to Jodi and Jim VanderSchaaff.

Hard to believe that Jack McCoy turned 88 years young yesterday.

On Sunday, Oct. 18, from noon-5 p.m. at the VFW there's a benefit in the pavilion for Roberta “Bobbi” Anderson, mother of Scott Burlew, Sarah, Ryan and Laura Burlew and David Anderson. She was a sister to Randy Davis, Charles Davis, Cathy Dietrich, Lori Rater and James Sadowski. It's a spaghetti and meatball dinner to eat in or take out with a $10 donation. There will be raffles with music by Dej Smerkie.

On Oct. 15 more than 600 Hagen History Center deaccessioned artifacts can be purchased at a public auction at 3 p.m. at Ploss Auction, 234 W. Washington St., in Corry.

Belated 19th anniversary wishes to Julie and Augie Mennen.

Birthday wishes tomorrow to Moose Dunnewold and Tim Zojonc. Reva Lowry celebrates tomorrow, Vic Hansen on Monday.

Happy 25th anniversary to to Julie and John Brundage.

Richard Farver visited the Zippo Lighter/Case Cutlery Museum in Bradford. He says that the flag is made of lighters and he saw a belt buckle made for HM-16. He was in both HM-12 & HM-14. All three were helo mine-sweeping squadrons.

Oops. That was Kim Steuart who has done all the canning - Haner is her maiden name.

I see that Phyllis Maloney Nelson was having scrambled eggs the other day.

My cousin Mike McCray, who doesn't get around very well these days, bagged a deer with a bow and arrow, according to hi mother and my aunt, Alice McCray.

Red Komenda sure had a good time playing bingo Thursday night at the VFW.

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