Friday, December 28

- IN MEMORIAM -


Hannah Raelyn Rice
May 2, 1994 - December 22, 2018

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Robert Warren "Coach" Hutchison
November 6, 1925 - Decemnber 22, 2018
Click Here for Full Obituary


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The full "Cold" moon at the Waterville Public Library

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The Caroling Fundraiser to help raise money in support of Gavin Jerzak took place Sunday, December 23rd! You can still give at the GoFundMe page HERE

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Click Here for the history of Auld Lang Syne from The Morgan Library & Museum


We'll see you in the New Year! 
As with the previous 'At Home in the Huddle' tradition, we'll be switching to our new header in the new year (although at the same address).

Friday, December 21

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Today's warm weather ironically comes on the Winter Solstice, marking the first day of winter and the shortest day of the year. Click Here for more from the Farmers' Almanac


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Donations are still being accepted for the two recent house fires that occurred.
Items for all can be delivered to the Oriskany Falls American Legion Post 569.
For the Elwoods:   Jeannie wears size 18-20 tops, 18 pants, and size 8-9 wide shoes. Walt wears size 44 pant, 2XL shirts and size 12 wide shoe.

The Skeele Agency in Waterville is also still accepting and transporting items for Lee Edwards. With what has come in, they are focusing on:
Clothing: pants 32 x 29, shirts Large/Coat/Sweats/socks/ Shoes size 10 ½ / blankets / cards for Stewarts, CVS, Dollar General for meals & other necessities.


Saturday, 10 am - 2 pm, is the LAST DAY of the Historical Society Art Festival!













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The Mandarin Chinese students took some time to carol around MPS. Students at MPS also had a special Polar Express themed surprise lined up for them today thanks to the PTA. While students at the Jr/Sr High enjoyed a weeks worth of themed days and fun. Plus, cocoa & cookies served by Student Council and music by the Sax Ensemble today.
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Photos @watervillestuco





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Pop Warner held their trophy/award ceremony earlier in the week, with 2 Tri-Valley Champion teams, Scholar and Eagle Athletes and more. Congratulations!
Photos: Waterville Pop Warner








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More areas where high speed complaints have been coming in as set up with solar speed signs for awareness and data.


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Without further ado, the winners of this year's 
Waterville Garden Club Decorating Contest!
Photos are of some, not all, entrants and winners. Please enjoy a drive or walk around to see the lights twinkle and truly shine for yourself. Pictures do not do them justice. 
"Best of the Best" Overall Effect Category:
1st Place (tie):
Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Maine - MaCabe Rd
Mr. & Mrs. Don Neff - 164 Berrill Ave

2nd Place (tie):
Mr. & Mrs. Mike Blinebry - 179 Madison St
Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Coiro - 466 White St

3rd Place (tie):
Mr. & Mrs. Richard Tice - 119 Bacon St
Mr. & Mrs. Dave Upcraft - 192 W. Bacon St

Honorable Mention:
Mr. & Mrs. John Pumilia 
Ms. Patty Hinman
Mr. & Mrs. Hoffmeister
Mr. & Mrs. Francis Wright
Mr. & Mrs. Dave Petrie

"Best of the Best" Doorway Category:
1st Place:
Mr. & Mrs.Mike Rogers - 139 White St
2nd Place:
Mr. & Mrs.Louis Langone - 124 W. Bacon St
3rd Place (tie):
Mr. & Mrs. Steve Salata - 203 Osborne Ave
Mrs. Marge Wilson - 390 Tower St
Honorable Mention:
Mr. & Mrs. Jamie Bechy
Ms. Aggie Kelsey
Ms. Rosemary Broedel

Overall Effect Category:
1st Place:
Mr. & Mrs. Aaron Cornish - 339 White St
2nd Place (tie):
Ms. Jennifer Beach and Joseph Miller - Osborne Ave
Mr. & Mrs. Steve Kemp - Rt. 315
3rd Place:
Mr. & Mrs.Brian Briggs - 117 E. Bacon St

Overall Honorable Mention:
Mr. & Mrs.Darren Cope
Mr. & Mrs.Stillman Wright
Mr. & Mrs.Scott Harney

Doorway Category:
1st Place:
Mr. & Mrs. Matt Patterson - White St
2nd Place:
Mr. & Mrs.Mott - 168 Madison St
3rd Place:
Mr. & Mrs. Robert McNamara - Tower St

Honorable Mention:
Mr. & Mrs.Kevin Kelley
Mr. & Mrs.Loudon

Manger Scenes Category:
1st Place:
Mr. & Mrs. Frank Pumilia - Stafford Ave
2nd Place:
Mr. & Mrs.Rob Perry - Putnam St
3rd Place:
Mr. & Mrs. Dave Lemery - Berrill Ave

Honorable Mention:
Waterville Catholic Church

Warm & Cozy Christmas Category:
1st Place:
Mr. & Mrs. Greg VonMatt
2nd Place:
Mr. Jim Bracket - Elmwood Ave
3rd Place:
Mr. & Mrs.Doug Plourde - 405 tower St

Creative Use of Color and Lights Category:
1st Place:
Mr. & Mrs. Paul Holic - 125 W. Bacon St
2nd Place:
Mr. Mike Conway - Elmwood Ave
3rd Place:
Mr. & Mrs.Dan Woodward - W. Bacon St

Honorable Mention:
Ms. Wilma Pomeroy

Business Category:
1st Place:
Daniel Maine and Associates - 7729 Madison St
2nd Place:
 Fred's Barber Shop - 120 W. Main St.
3rd Place (tie):
The Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home - 210 E. Main St
Morgan's Hardware - 108 W. Main St

Honorable Mention:
Open Systems
Waterville Fire House
Waterville Times

Special Honorable Mention:
The Village of Waterville for the Beautifully decorated light poles and Gazebo 





















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No Blog Post Monday, December 24th or Wednesday, December 26th