Written by J. Patrick Eaken
Friday, 14 May 2010 08:15
Emma Bergman places a crown of flowers on an image of Mary, Mother of God, in the traditional May Crowning celebration at St. Boniface Church in Oak Harbor. Emma is attended by First Communicants Bob Rosiak, Noah Spieldenner and Mary-Claire Cole.
St. John’s UCC recently held a Community Sing in honor of its 150th anniversary. Three churches were represented at the concert, which included gospel music and audience participation.
The offering was designated to go to the Stuhmer family from St. Paul Methodist Church in Elmore, in order to help defray the cost of the Pastor’s medical expenses.
Navy and Marine Corps shipmates who served on the USS Columbus CA-74/CG-12 from 1944 through 1976 and the USS Columbus (SSN-762) past and present, who would like to share memories and camaraderie with old friends and make new ones may contact Allen R. Hope at 260-492-9771 or via e-mail at
A reunion is being planned Sept. 29 through Oct. 2 at Best Western Albany Airport Inn. Information is available at the above phone number/e-mail address.