FAME comes to Idyllwild in December — no, not the movie, but a new business of desert resident and musician Frank Orlando. FAME, acronym for Fine Arts, Music and Education, will be housed in Oakwood Village in the old Sadie’s Clinic site. Orlando, a professional private music teacher and musician, will teach piano, bass, guitar […]
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Shovels dug into mountain dirt as groundbreaking ceremonies were held at Camp Ronald McDonald, located in nearby Hurkey Creek area, starting construction of a dining hall and cabins to house any child, from infancy through age 18, who has cancer or a similar condition at no cost to the families.
Idyllwild’s French-speaking club, Francophonie, celebrated its seventh anniversary at the Restaurant Gastrognome on Thursday, Oct. 13. Shown seated from left are Francoise Frigola and Monique Zander. Standing from left, Bronwyn Jones, Summer Brown, Scott Douglas and Claudine Barrett.
On Sunday, Oct. 9, the auxiliary bishop of the San Bernardino Diocese visited Idyllwild’s Queen of Angels Church. Bishop Rutilio del Riego (right) celebrated the 8 and 10 a.m. masses. Afterward, he joined the parishioners’ potluck after they held a town hall meeting. During the potluck, the bishop joined Father Charles Miller and one of the youngest parishioners, Orion Colinson.
If you are a young woman between the ages of 14 and 17 you may be eligible to win a Soroptimist Violet Richardson Award. This award recognizes young women who make the community and world a better place through volunteer efforts. The winner of the local Soroptimist award will receive $100 for herself and $100 […]
Matt Boss called the minute the Town Crier’s contest started to identify the four men published in this week’s Past Tense column. He correctly identified, from left, Brian Kretsinger, Bud Hunt, Robin Oates and, of course, Matt’s father Pat Boss. Matt won a Town Crier subscription for being the first to call Thursday morning with […]
Local Tracy Philippi, ex Army ranger, stopped a burglary in progress and held the suspect at gunpoint until a Riverside County Sheriff’s Department deputy arrived to make the arrest. Lt. Geoff Raya at Hemet Station confirmed an arrest had been made and, in essence, confirmed Philippi’s account of the Monday night, Oct. 10, attempted burglary. […]
At its monthly meeting held at Community Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, Oct. 4, the Idyllwild Garden Club chose a new board of directors. The new officers are Co-Secretary Ann Castillo and Ginny Millard, Treasurer Sherry Edwards, First Vice President Erin O’Neill and new Garden Club President Tony Berthelotte.
The annual Town Hall Health Fair will once again offer free flu shots to Hill residents, said Dr. Dick Goldberg. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, approximately 110 to 150 shots will be available. Each year, residents line up early to receive the free shots, and given the limited number available, those […]