Take Us Along

Harry and Barbara DeWitt of Canonsburg recently visited the National Navy UDT Seal Museum in Fort Pierce, Fla., while visiting friends and family.

Jean Stevens and Sue Thompson took the O-R along to the International Camel Races in Virginia City, Nev.

Gary Orndoff, daughter Tracy and granddaughters Abbigail, Destinie and Katie took the O-R along on vacation to New York City, N.Y.

Mark O'Leary, Dick Wilson, Jim Ross and Kenny Hines took the O-R along while golfing at Man O'War Golf Club in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

LaVerne Gibbs, Valerie Britt and Joanne Thompson, all of Canonsburg, took the O-R along to a family celebration in Denver, Colo. Joe and Thelma Ward of Denver were celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary and Joe was celebrating his 87th birthday.

Three days after making a decision to return to Mt. Katahdin, David Galiffa of Washington picked up a copy of the O-R to find an article on Mt. Katahdin. Galiffa failed to reach the summit 12 years ago with the Boy Scouts. But seeing the article encouraged him to try again. He went on a road trip July 10 to Northern Maine, Vermont and Northern New York to reach mountain tops never visited and would not return without leaving his mark on Mt. Katahdin. He took the article from the O-R along as he reached the top.

A mission team visited The New Testament Mission in LaCroix, Haiti, from April 18-25. The team included Emma and Lori Engle, Sophia and Lisa Scarmazzi, Ellen Richards, Liv and Deb Evans, Rebecca and Jane Evans, Mike Almasy, Dr. Stu Broberg, Dr. George Jones, Denise Douglas, Norm Erbrecht, Dave Fisher, Donna Carlisle and Maureen McDowell.

These friends took the O-R along on their annual trek to Elk County during "rut" season. Pictured are Russ and Roncie Sprowls, Bill and Nancy Vester, Paul and Sherry Allen, Kathie Crouse and her mother Sis Dillon. Missing the trip this year was Randy Crouse.

Summer camp friends took a vacation in December to Cole Bay, St. Maarten's, Caribbean. From left, Frank and Amy Mavrich, Barb and Dave Shultz, Karen and Ken Pintar and Carol and Denny Brand. They had an awesome week at the beach.

Daryl Allegretti traveled to the Netherlands in May with her daughter Karen Wagner and grandsons Hudson and Barlow Wagner to visit her son-in-law Chuck Wagner who was working there. They are pictured on a bridge over one of the many canals in Amsterdam.

Bryan and Sue Pizzi joined high school friend Tom Langfit and wife Joanne for a fun time in Savannah, Ga.

Bob and Patti Zeh and Joe and Bonnie Schweikert took the O-R along on a tour of Italy. They are pictured at the Colosseum in Rome.

Pam Whitfield, Anne and Ron Whitfield and Darlene and Terry Whitfield took the O-R along to Sedona, Ariz., while they spent the month of April there.

Edward and Barbara Cianelli of Marianna took the O-R along while visiting the Elvis Presley Wedding Chapel. They were in Las Vegas, Nev., to attend the wedding of their daughter Gianna and Dave Sloan.

The O-R visited Tennessee May 4-8 with a group of Midway Seniors. They enjoyed eight shows in four days.

Linda Levandosky of Finleyville and Ronnie and Brenda Wood of Clinton, Miss., took the O-R along on a trip to Branson, Mo., and Eureka Springs, Ark. They are pictured in front of the Mickey Gilley Theatre.

The O-R took a bus trip to Niagra Falls, N.Y., with Andrea Slebonick, Diane Cross and Pauline Kelley, members of the St. Mary Hilltoppers. They are pictured at Rainforest Cafe.

Cathy Kelvington of Washington took the O-R along while visiting and touring Studio Park, the home of QVC Shopping Network, in West Chester.

George and Judy Vitteck of Washington along with their granddaughter Megan, a student at the University of South Alabama, and friend Zachary Supinski, attended the christening of LPD-26, named for Congressman John P. Murtha of Johnstown.

The O-R went to the NCAA East Track & Field Preliminary Round in Jacksonville, Fla., with, from left, Sharon Scott Merckle, Marion Piriah, Jessie Merckle and Coach Zeb Sion. Jessie qualified to go to the competition in Eugene, Ore.

Elsie J. Ozarowski celebrated her 79th birthday with the O-R, family and friends.

Kenneth Britten took the O-R along in June on a Lenzner Bus Tour to Boothbay Harbor, Maine.

The O-R enjoyed a week of rest and relaxation with, from left, Sondra Caffrey, Cindy Sneider and Ashley, Shane, Patty and Barb Brewer in Maui, Hawaii.

Ella Coen and Martha Riggs of Washington took the O-R along on a seven-day Western Caribbean cruise. They are pictured at Cozumel, Mexico. They also stopped in Mahogany Bay, Roatan, Honduras, and Belize.

Taking the O-R along for a view of Emerald Bay at Lake Tahoe in June are, front row from left, Sherry Allen, Nancy Vester, Russ Sprowls, Maggie McAdoo and Roncie Sprowls. Back row is Paul Allen, Ruth and Randy Shook. The gals participated in the Women's Bowling Nationals in Reno, Nev. They also visited Virginia City and Carson City.

Fred and Eva Lou Engle took the O-R along while vacationing at their son's house in Colorado. Pictured are, back row, Helene and Steve Engle and, front row, Fred, granddaughter Elysa and Eva Lou. In the front is Sadie the dog.

The O-R took a trip in June to Oahu, Hawaii, with, from left, Ian and Cooper Donehoo and Pat and Bridget Lied. They are pictured at Byodo-In Temple. The group, from Cecil, also visited Maui and Kauai.

Some members of Friendship Community Church took the O-R along on a three-day excursion to Lancaster to shop and see the production of "Joseph" at Sight & Sound Theater. Pictured are Nancy Slider, Joan Simmons, Betty Craig, Taylor Simmons, Deb Bruckner, Beverly Snediker, Audrey Snediker, Donna Geisler and Ruth Main. A great time was had by all.

Mitch Bostick and Beverly Sloane took the O-R along to Ruskin, Fla., so Mitch could spend his birthday with his twin sister Millie Stahl.

Mark and Dee Donaldson of Martin took the O-R along to the Southernmost point in the United States at Key West, Fla., on their Christmas vacation.

Don and Wendi Dallatore of Washington better look out behind them. They took the O-R along to Hyannis, Mass.


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