Holiday brings Charles Carroll of Carrollton to church [Carney]

At the Fourth of July liturgy at St. Isaac Jogues Church celebrated by the Rev.Marty Hammond there were two famous worshipers from Maryland history in the congregation

They were Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the only Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence, and his wife, Molly — aka Charles and Dolores Voile of Perring Park — in authentic colonial dress.. Charles wearing a wig, and Dee a farthingale, which is a two-panel garment on the sides of her skirt , They are frequent visitors to colonial Williamsburg and are well known for their historic reenactment at special events,

I don't think summer really gets here until mid-July when Weber's Farm opens for the season and I can run hungrily down to Proctor Lane in anticipation of the fresh corn, Red Haven peaches peach cake, and all the other goodies for which Webers is famous

Weber's Farm is open daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Sept. 30. In October, its hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and in November and December hours are 9 a.m. till 6 p.m.

Something else to love during about summer is the Dunking' Doughnuts special: ice tea, small medium or large size for 99 cents until the end of August.

The community wondered for a long time if a new business would ever occupy the vacant space where the Giant supermarket once stood. In March, a Savers thrift and donation center opened on the site at 1925 E. Joppa Road.

Savers, like Value Village and Unique Thrift Store, is nonprofit and encourages donations of quality used clothing and household items — including small appliances, and furniture — which can be dropped off at the donation center during store hours, which are Monday to Saturday till 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Phone 410-663-7481. To find out if home pickup is available, visit

.Feeling lucky? Join the Friends Forever group from St. Isaac Jogues Church on a trip to Delaware Park Casino on Thursday, Aug. 22. The bus will depart from the church parking lot at 9 a.m. and return around 5 p.m. The cost is $28 each, and each person will receive a $30 free play. To reserve your place, make checks to Micki Cooke and mail to her at 3901 Hannon Court, Unit 3C, Baltimore, MD 21236. Be sure to include your name, date of birth (month, day and year) and card number, if any. Please bring photo ID the day of the trip. Questions? Call Micki at 410-933-9120.

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