by Sandy Fahy
Photo by SANDI FAHY
Congratulations to Anne and Rich Shaw on the birth of their son, Aaron Shaw ... A tip of the hat is in order for Andrew Bryan, 14, who recently fulfilled the requirements for Eagle Scout rank. Andrew, a member of Boy Scout Troop 468, demolished and rebuilt a bird aviary at Moccasin Lake Nature Park ... Belated "Happy Anniversary" wishes go to Harold and Lorraine Llewellin (June 19); Terry and Jennifer Little (June 10); Richard and Mary Pearson, Don and Mary Armstrong (June 1); Chet and Abby Helck (May 25) ... Did you know Betty Hurley and MacKenzie Neary turn a year older today? Actresses Meredith Baxter, Mariette Hartley and Juliette Lewis, former baseball player Rick Sutcliffe and Prince William are among the celebrities who share their June 21 birthdate. Baxter is 60, Hartley 67 ... Hope you remembered the birthdays of Amy Watts, Helen Harrison, Kathy Upham, Keith Willett, Grace Anderson and Mildred Crawford earlier this week ... Tomorrow is Gail Gregorio's special day ... Bring out the cake and ice cream on Saturday for Patti Grady, Jennifer Little, Frank Hofsteadter and Sandy Harper ... Be sure to extend all best birthday wishes on Sunday to Ashley Silvernell. Former Miss America Phyllis George will be 58 that day ... Monday brings the birthdays of Raymond Gliha, singer/songwriter Carly Simon, actor/comedian Jimmie Walker and baseball player Carlos Delgado. Simon turns 62 ... Elaine Moreland and Pat Quinlan have birthdays coming up on Tuesday ... You still have time to get cards in the mail by Wednesday to June Cox, Bob Hardy, Marge Golden and Maria Shueger. June 27 also brings to mind the fact that the song "Happy Birthday to You" was composed on this date in 1859 by school teacher Mildred Hill. Her younger sister, Patty Smith Hill, wrote the lyrics ... Just learned the following persons recently had birthdays: Linda Chestnut, Karen Mercier, Kim Feaster, Paul Cummings, Marilyn Healy, Gracie Ryan, Donald Bressette, Jean Hastings, Rita Farquhar, Doris Parsons, Robert Bland, Linda McGeehan, Barbara Sherman, Max Leonard, Paula Pope, Jean Bird, Sheila Cole, John Klais, Elizabeth Royston, Audrey Currey and Veronika Hellwig ... Reader Shirley B. says a college education is very educational--it teaches the parents of the student how to do without a lot of things ... Have a good week, everyone.