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2008-10-07 21:00:28

Mr. and Mrs. Roman "George" Balcerak of Hamburg celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a renewal of their marriage vows in St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Athol Springs, followed by a family dinner in Dock at the Bay, Hamburg. Mr. Balcerak and Clara "Patricia" Toporek were married Aug. 24, 1948, in St. Francis High School Chapel, Athol Springs. He is a retired machinist for Bethlehem Steel Corp.; she is a retired office clerk for Ford Motor Co. Stamping Plant. The couple had a...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.