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Eagle Scout Presentation Made at Special Canajoharie Troop Meeting: Canajoharie Boy Scout Troop 81 made Eagle scout presentations in late March, 1964, at a special meeting in the Canajoharie Municipal building.
John Witzel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Witzel, Wheeler Street, and Robert Frank, son of Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Frank, Ridge Road, each received their Eagle Scout award, the highest in Scouting.
James Dillon, son of Mrs. Mary Dillon, Rock St., received a Bronze Palm to his Eagle Award, and John Schreiber, who had received his Eagle award last Sunday in Johnstown, was welcomed into the Canajoharie troop by Scoutmaster Joseph Claven.
Pictured above are the mothers pinning the awards on their sons and Schreiber being welcomed into the troop, left to right, James Dillon, Mary Dillon, John Witzel, Frank Witzel, Mrs. Witzel, Robert Frank, Norbert Frank, Mrs. Frank, Scoutmaster Joseph Claven and Schreiber.

Fire Builders: Girls from 19 troops in Association III of the Mohawk Pathways Girl Scout Council qualified for their "I'm Ready" patch at the Eager Beaver Campfire rally to promote basic skills held Friday evening, May 14, 1979, on the grounds of the Fort Plain Elementary School. Here, Mrs. Thomas Fahy, Troop 242 leader, demonstrates building fire stressing the safe use of the match. Other skills demonstrated were safe use of the knife, utilizing a compass, application of simple first aid, bedroll and backpacking, and how to tie four basic knots. New games were enjoyed by the first and second grade girls.
Photo by Diefendorf

Church Welcome: The Canajoharie Methodist church welcomed a new class of young people into the church membership Sunday after this group attended classes of instruction constructed by the Rev. Ralph Curtis, pastor of the church, the third week of May, 1963. 
Pictured, front row, left to right, are Gregory May, Mark Dunckle, Karen Hughes, Dianne Kinney, Robert Sharp and Robert Bellman; Back row, Christine Johnson, Beth Fralick, Marcia Sharp, the Rev. Mr. Curtis, Randolf Briffa, Scott Luscombe, William Bellman and Gary Jones.

47 Children Receive First Communion: Pictured with their pastor Father John J. Hogan and the sisters are members of the First Communion Class of Sts. Peter and Paul's Church, who received their first holy communion Sunday, May 19, 1963 at the 8 o'clock mass. 
Left to right, first row: Catherine Edick, Catherine Keene, Mary Gordon, Deborah Harlow, Sandra Kraft, Abbie Smith, Susan Donato, Mary Martin, Claire Frank, Susan Stack, Nancy Thompson, Cathy DeForest, Pamela Young.
Second row: Sheila Allen, Mary Cechnicki, Mary Chiuminato, Mary Doyle, Joanne Conti, Kathy Blake, Patricia Damico, Lisa Ferraro, Deborah Rachon, Patricia Sheehan, Linda Campochiaro, Pamela Vosburgh.
Third row: Karen Treat, Philip Nalli, Anal Reynolds, Joseph Gyurick, Gerrald Hock, Arthur Walton, William Dusold, David Giovannone, Joseph Kuntzsch, John Crocetta, Anthony Damore, Laura Mueller.
Fourth row: William Frank, Bruce Handley, Steven Kuntzsch, Frank McCandless, Garry Abeling, Gregory Snyder, Mary Bartlett, George Lavey, James Earing, Brad Edick. Altar boys, Peter Campochiaro and Robert Handley.
Photo by LeBel


Spring Memories - 04/11/2013

Thursday, April 11, 2013 - Updated: 1:48 AM

As we settle into spring 2013, the C-S-E would like to share some past spring memories with readers.


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