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This Week...Around Town - 2022         By Jodi Robinson

Jeff Cooke Photo

Previous Around Town Pages



January 20, 2022

   Happy birthday today to Fran Burrows, Kaylee Connell, Andrew Masiello, Josh Lange, Dustin Gushue, Brenda Hollfelder & Diane Haney. Happy birthday Friday,January 21st to Pat Caffery Roncone, Mary Cooke, John Gast, Dennis Lach & Ron Pavis. On Saturday, January 22nd, happy day to Kurt Lorence, Jean Bousquet & Joanne Browne and on Sunday, January 23rd to Jonathan Minton, Allison Boron, Mark Leffler & Mary Jane Clark. Happy birthday on Monday to Louie Freitas Joyce Warning, Hunter Schmidt, Sarah Ramsperger, Benjamin DeFranks, Tyler Meyer & Warren Becher. On Tuesday, happy birthday to Patricia Webb Scott, Al Ackerman, Jason MacClelland, Colton Wilkinson. Sam Giglia, Judy Polizzi & Carolyn Spacone and on Wednesday, January 26th happy birthday to John Dudley, Tommy Geblein, Wayne Baumler & Sharon Tokash.

    Happy 40th anniversary to Karen & Rom Figler on January 23rd.

    The Nike Base Grand Island Town Trails are ready for Winter Fun!!! Remember motorized vehicles (including snowmobiles) are not allowed on this trail system. Great for snow shoeing, cross country sking and hiking. Thanks to Pete Marston for getting the trail ship-shape!

    The Grand Island Central School District will hold a substitute recruitment job fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 21, at Grand Island HIgh School, 1100 Ransom Road. Get details HERE

    Grand Island High School Drivers Ed Program starts February 9th. See flyer for details.

    The Golden Age Center has disposable masks or KN95 masks available, limit two per person. Nike Base, 3278 Whitehaven Road, call 773-9682 for information.

    Recovery International is a support group for anyone 18 years of age and older who need help with anxiety, panic attacks, depression, bipolar disorder, anger management, PTSD, and fears of all kinds. Recovery meets every Tuesday from 7 PM- 9 PM at Trinity United Methodist Church.

   If you have any good news, stories, photos, etc and would like to share with your neighbors....do not hesitate. I would love to post positive moments, it just might make the difference in someone's day! Email jodi@giecom.net.

January 13, 2022

   Happy birthday today to James Winter, Greg Bell, Lynn Henschel & Paula Zucarelli. Happy birthday Friday,January 14th to Carolina Luciani, Mike Rustowicz, Evan Carey, Dolores Hoefner & Sylvia McGinn. On Saturday, January 15th, happy day to Anthony Masocco, Jennifer Farrell & Carol Boreali and on Sunday, January 16th to Amber Malaney, Don Burrows, Joyce Hornbeck, Sudha Sharma, Earl DeGlopper Jr., Carroll Becker, Sue Fleischauer, Joy Mesmer & Darlene Hewitt. Happy birthday on Monday to Justin Sondel, Ron Sutton, Hank Kammerer, Nick Kingston, Marvin Mack & Barbara Creighton. On Tuesday, happy birthday to Caitlin Schwinge, Gail Becher, Peter and Paul Minton, Robert Davis & Linda Piro and on Wednesday, January 19th happy birthday to Mackenzie Hassan, Kristyn Brown & Susan Razmus.

    Happy anniversary to Linda & John Braddell today, January 13th, celebrating 54 years.

    Happy anniversary to Donna & Bill Williams, January 14th, celebrating 33 years.

    Musician and Island native Cap Cooke will be featured on a Ithaca radio station on Sunday morning, January 16th. The show runs from 6 - 10am, with Cap as a guest in studio from 9-10am. You can stream online at WVBR.com.

    The Grand Island Central School District will hold a substitute recruitment job fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 21, at Grand Island HIgh School, 1100 Ransom Road. Get details HERE

    Grand Island High School Drivers Ed Program starts February 9th. See flyer for details.

    The Golden Age Center has disposable masks or KN95 masks available, limit two per person. Nike Base, 3278 Whitehaven Road, call 773-9682 for information.

    Trinity UMC, 2100 Whitehaven Road is hosting a Murder Mystery Dinner on Friday January 14, 2022. Salad...spaghetti...meatballs...bread...and Murder! Please join us for a fun evening! Call the office for reservations 716-773-3322 or use FB messenger so that we can properly plan QRS code now working you can message through that!

    The Grand Island Central School District Board of Education conducted their General Session Board Meeting on Monday January 10, 2022 in the Professional Development Room of Grand Island High School. See VIDEO.

    Recovery International is a support group for anyone 18 years of age and older who need help with anxiety, panic attacks, depression, bipolar disorder, anger management, PTSD, and fears of all kinds. Recovery meets every Tuesday from 7 PM- 9 PM at Trinity United Methodist Church.

   If you have any good news, stories, photos, etc and would like to share with your neighbors....do not hesitate. I would love to post positive moments, it just might make the difference in someone's day! Email jodi@giecom.net.

   Remember....there is no charge to announce your engagement, wedding, anniversary or birthday, even with a picture! Only at Isledegrande do you get that kind of service.

Send your news to jodi@giecom.net.


January 6, 2022

   Happy birthday today to Michael Lockett, Melissa Clement Hill, Ron Webb, Dale Morgan, Kathy McNulty, Sandy Less, Florence Prawel, Jacqueline Goris Foote, John Bidell Sr.. Happy birthday Friday,January 7th to Craig Davis & Eric Reimann On Saturday, January 8th, happy day to Sharon Koehler, Sharon Minet, Nicholas Heftka, Alexandria Anderson, Michael Klipich, Jean Siess & Sherilyn Gillard and on Sunday, January 9th to Dale Morgan, Richard Brzyski, Sam Loquasto & Martha Merrinan. Happy birthday on Monday to Patricia & Scott Shaw, Sheila Coloan, Darlene Conners.. On Tuesday, happy birthday to Debbie Stack, Joyce Neil, Susan Head, Art Ciechoski, Mark Landroche, Jack Roesch, Bob Marcel & Stephan R. Kovacs, Jr. and on Wednesday, January 12th happy birthday to Martha Muller, Barbara Fritchey, Lyle Dinsmore & Adam Kopf .

    Happy anniversary to Gary & Emily Dahlstrom today, January 6th.

   Trivia Night has been cancelled tonight at Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial VFW Post 9249.

    The Golden Age Center has disposable masks or KN95 masks available, limit two per person. Nike Base, 3278 Whitehaven Road, call 773-9682 for information.

    Trinity UMC, 2100 Whitehaven Road is hosting a Murder Mystery Dinner on Friday January 14, 2022. Salad...spaghetti...meatballs...bread...and Murder! Please join us for a fun evening! Call the office for reservations 716-773-3322 or use FB messenger so that we can properly plan QRS code now working you can message through that!

    Recovery International is a support group for anyone 18 years of age and older who need help with anxiety, panic attacks, depression, bipolar disorder, anger management, PTSD, and fears of all kinds. Recovery meets every Tuesday from 7 PM- 9 PM at Trinity United Methodist Church.

   If you have any good news, stories, photos, etc and would like to share with your neighbors....do not hesitate. I would love to post positive moments, it just might make the difference in someone's day! Email jodi@giecom.net.

   Remember....there is no charge to announce your engagement, wedding, anniversary or birthday, even with a picture! Only at Isledegrande do you get that kind of service.