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Positively Parish News – Week of 11/22/2013

The New Hope Presbyterian Church, 814 Rider St., will be hosting the Thanksgiving Community Ecumenical Service on Nov. 24 at 3 p.m.

Come and give thanks to the Lord for His bountiful blessings!

Refreshments will be shared following the service.

One has to admire Dr. C. H. Curran for his study of the “Pyrrharctia Isabella” attempting to prove that they can predict the winter weather.

The narrower the reddish brown stripe the harsher the weather.

I have seen lots of the woolly bear caterpillars these last few days and if this is any rule of thumb, we are going to experience a very mild winter.

Dr. Curran’s study began back in 1948 and the woolly bear is the most recognized caterpillar today.

Funny how you never forget those little things.

Tony Pisula of Shortsville visited his sister and brother: Evelyn and Steve Stelmashuck and family on Saturday.

Evelyn had her big brother stirring up banana bread.

After lunch, her son, Cartwright, took Tony on a tour and showed him his farming operation.

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