The Town Crier ended its first membership year with 650 Charter Members. People have asked us how many are renewing their memberships. Well, so far, 149 TC reader/supporters already have renewed — that’s 22.9 percent of the Charter Members — in only the seventh week of our second membership year. And we have 30 more brand-new Members since the second year began.

Again, this is critically important to the main objective of the Membership model, which is to establish for prospective new owner(s) that TC readers are serious about keeping a real newspaper serving our Hill community. As long as readers want to keep the Town Crier going, it can be here too us all.

We still have eight local governmental agencies, supported by our tax dollars, that make decisions and/or recommendations as to how additional tax dollars are to be spent — and they are monitored by nobody but the Town Crier. The TC also provides verified updates as to happenings on our Hill, from emergency information to entertainment events.

Your renewals of your Memberships and your New Memberships are keeping your Hill newspaper in action. Congratulations to you all!

Town Crier 2nd-year renewed Members

(149 Charter Membership renewals as of Oct. 15, 2018)

Saving and supporting the Town Crier
for our community

Angels (2) — Other amount, unlimited above $1,000 annually:  Nancy Borchers $2,000; Charles “Chic” Fojtik $1,100; (0) Anonymous.


Heroes (1) — $1,000 annually:  Janice Lyle; (0) Anonymous.

Patrons (6) — $500+ annually:  Morgan Cannon; Kitty Kieley Hayes; Pamela Jordan & Christopher Scott; Ron Luebbert; (2) Anonymous $500.

Sponsors (23) — $250+ annually:  Pete & Suzy Capparelli; Blair Ceniceros; Diann Coate; Arthur & Deborah Cravets; John & Linda Denver; Isabelle Dubois; Byron & Marcia Edwards $300; Guy & Nancy Excell; The Family Business (tax preparation - Craig & Janice Coopersmith); Dave & Laurie Fraser; Christine & Jan Goldsmith; Paula & Robert Hetzler; Ben & Nanci Killingsworth; Jason Laurence & Alexandra Napier; Nancy Wallace Lungren for Don & Elizabeth Wallace Family Trust; Sue Nash & Tom Paulek; Ben & Rue Pine; Raphael Plunkett; The Red Kettle (Bruce Ross); Dr. Andy Ridgwell; Fran & Steve Robb; Adele & Bob Smith; Karen Smith; (0) Anonymous.

Sustaining Readers (117) — $100+ annually:  Patricia Altman; Bruce Bainbridge; Cheryl & Lon Barr; Albert Bates; Nancy & Richard Beggs; Anne & Donald Bentley; Kerry Berman; Rick Bernardin; Antoinette Berthelotte; Douglas & Maureen Boren; Bernard & Jorgine Brause; Paul Browne; Kathy Bryson & Annette Wassell $200; Charles Buchanan $150; Kenneth Camoirano; Dr. Garrett & Harmeet Capune; Steve Chadwick; Reg & Tria Cohen & Rena Dear; Virginia Criste; Joe & Shawna Curtis; Margaret & Michael D’Ambra; Jayne Davis; Iris & Peter Davison; Mizzi Diamond & Tim Doyle; Don & Sherryn Digby; Jon Dittmer; Ruthe Donlon; Bonnie Doshier, a gift from Jean Stein; Carol & Dennis Dunbar; Greg & Nancy Dunlap; John Dunne; Sverre & Gerd Eng; Jennie & Steven Espinosa; Everitt’s Minerals & Gallery (Janet & Larry Everitt); Fern Valley Inn (Gary & Marcie Erb); Fern Valley Water District; Farah Fisher; Amy Fogerson & Kent Weishaus; Chris Fox; Françoise Frigola; Roland Gaebert; Merle & Rosemarie Gardner; Dick & Jan Goldberg; Bob & Corinne Greenamyer; Karin & Richard Greenwood; Dick & Karen Hadik $200; Marcia Harlan & Charles Phelan; Jerry Holdber; Karin Hedstrom; Emily Heebner & Eric Young; Carole Herman & Sandi Mathers; Peggy Holsclaw; Richard Honn & Ann Snow; Frank Hungerford; David Israelsky & Janice Zahn; Don “Jac” & Mimi Jacaruso; Barbara Jones; Wendy Kahle; Donna & Sam Kelly; Beverly & Ted Kilman; Anne & Jon King; Marcia & Ron Krull; Nadiene Kuhn & Diane Smith; Elaine Latimer; Erin Latimer; Karla & W.F. Leopold; Daniel & Jane Levy; Robert Lippert; Elizabeth Locke; Barbara & Michael Longbrook; Chuck & Martha Lumia; Brian Marshall; Ralph McClurg; Joan McCullough; Maureen McElligott; Jane Meier; Middle Ridge Winery Tasting Gallery (Chris & Melody Johnston); Maria & Mark Morgan; Dawn & Jim O’Keeffe; Betty & Walter Parks; Gerald Pauley; Heather Perry; Marlene & Thomas Pierce; Ed & Sandy Reed; Mike Reed; Linda & Manny Rider; Alice & Vic Scavarda; Richard Schnetzer; Glenn & Susan Schumacher; Steve Shaw; Judith & Ronald Shenkman; Doug & Lois Sheppard; Carol Simonek; Bill & Linda Smith; Patricia & Will Sproule; Jean Stein & Pamela Williams; Kirk & Yvonne Stephenson; Richard & Stephanie Stinson; John Thomford; Arthur Tobias & Debra Varnado $125; D.F. & Giana Tweedie; Anne & Douglas Walker; Barb & Thom Wallace; Jimmy & Sue Wallen; Sallie Warwick; Charles & Susan Weisbart; Sharon & Stephen White; Bob & Sunny Wilcox; Elizabeth & Thomas Wirt; Catherine Wood; Dennis & Jane Woodard; James Wymer & Soheir Ibrahim; (5) Anonymous $100.

Town Crier 2nd-year new Members

(30 new 2nd-year Memberships as of Oct. 15, 2018)

Saving and supporting the Town Crier
for our community

Angels (0) — Other amount, unlimited above $1,000 annually:

Heroes (0) — $1,000 annually:

Patrons (0) — $500+ annually:

Sponsors (2) — $250+ annually:  Pine Cove Water District; The Red Kettle (Bruce Ross).

Sustaining Readers (28) — $100+ annually:  Joe & Lisa Bernier; Richard & Shirley Berry; David Brock; Laurie & Redmond Corbett; Fr. Charles Devine, a gift from Carol Duntley; Rita Edwards-Motter, Tax Consultant $100; Janice & Norman Ellis; Peter Frautschy; Deborah & Julian Geisinger; Lance & Tricia Gould; Stephen Gould; Avianna Jones; John & Kathleen McAndrews; Dan & Linda Meyer-Abbott; Dr. Marjorie Mosier; Anson Musselman, a gift from Charles Carey; Mary Nelson; Sheila Ollar; Joel Palmer; Mary Teresa Price; Alison Primoza & Jesse Sandoval; George & Susan Reardon; Lillian Riede; Donna & Lalo Shiffrin $139; Roy & Wendy Stephens; Donna Towne; Barbara & David Wilke; Mr. & Mrs. Dick Wilmot, a gift from Robert McCalla; (0) Anonymous $100.

Thank you, all!