The 2018 Lopez Commemorative Mug honors The Weldon Pajama Factory. Originally the building housed the Mason Silk Mill. The pajama factory employed 150 people (125 were girls) from Lopez and surrounding towns. They produced 12000 pairs of pajamas weekly, including every style of pajamas worn by men and women. The materials used were domet, broadcloth, sateen, and silk. They were popular in the big cities. The main claim to fame was that 10 pairs were made for the movie “Pajama Game” with Doris Day and John Raitt released in 1957. The factory burned and closed in 1956 just before the movie was released.
Rain, rain, go away and DON’T come back another day. What a cold, heavy rainy weekend. It did turn out nice for a little while on Saturday, between the down pours. Can you believe it’s to rain every day this week!!! Sure hope it will be nice for Memorial Day and things get dried out really well. Can’t mow the lawn; too wet. Can work in the garden; too wet. Mother Nature needs to give us sunshine and warmth for quite some time. Hope you all had an enjoyable Mother’s Day weekend.
Thanks to Joyce Hails; Clair Johnson II; Heather, Kaeleigh and Kyleigh McDonald, Vito Arcaro; and Bob, JoAnn and Brian McGuire who showed up Saturday for park clean-up. Great job was done, despite a couple of rain storms that came through.
Adel Bradshaw, West Chester, spent a few days at her home here. Thought it was going to be nicer, but had an enjoyable time. Was surprised to see the work coming along on the bridge. Check the Lopez website for photos of the work.
Joe and Diane Fanning, along with Molly, spent some time at their home on Church Street. Got quite a lot of yard work done, in between the showers.
Memorial Day speaker for Lopez will be Clinton Higley, Jr., in the Park, 10 a.m. on that Monday. Placing the wreath will be Kaeleigh and Kyleigh McDonald.
Bob McGuire, Jr. and Tyler, Hunlock Creek, visited Bob and JoAnn McGuire on Saturday for early Mother’s Day.
HINT: ” Start putting in your plants; work the nutrients in your soil. Wet newspapers and put layers around the plants, over-lapping as you go. Cover with mulch and forget about weeds. Weeds will go through some gardening plastic, but they will not get through wet newspapers.” (This may be a good hint…..if you get to plant the garden.
Birthday wishes to Janet Weidner, 22nd; Susan Aharonian, 24th; and Tanya Stasiak, 25th. Have a nice day.
St. Vladimir’s Church will have a halupki dinner on Sunday, May 20th, Noon to 4 p.m at the Hall. Eat in or take out. They also have pierogies for sale. To order, call 570-928-1099.
Guess that’s the news. Enjoy your week; might need the umbrella, but we can be glad it’s not the “white” stuff. Hopefully, warmer weather is on the way. Have news call me at 570-928-9238; mail me; see me; or e-mail me at email@example.com. I’ll get it in for you. I’ll be here next time and thanks for reading.