The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, June 2, 2000


Amalia Lynn Mathews

Amalia Lynn Mathews, daughter of Cory and Christyn Dundorf Mathews, was born May 5 in Portland, Oregon. She is welcomed by her sister Zofia Anne Mathews, 2 1/2. Grandparents are Michael and Caryl Dundorf of Tophet Road and Steve and Jan Mathews of Aloha, Oregon.

· Don and Lillian Stokes of Nowell Farm Road have a new 13-part public television series called Stokes Birds At Home. The entire 13 episodes will start playing this Sunday, June 4, at 5:30 p.m. on WGBH's Channel 44.

In the series, the Stokes travel from their own Carlisle bird garden (which is the backdrop for much of the show) to beautiful locales across the country, sharing their wisdom about the lifestyles and habits of different birds, as well as how to transform the home landscape through the use of selected plantings, birdbaths, bird houses, and more. Along the way viewers get to glean what enthusiasts nationwide have done in pursuit of their grab your binoculars!

Don and Lillian Stokes are leading authorities on birds and nature and have written 24 books including Stokes Field Guide to Birds, and their just-released Stokes Oriole Book: The Complete Guide To Attracting and Identifying Orioles.

· Jessica Critchlow of Baldwin Road was a junior midfielder on the woman's lacrosse team at The College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio. As a junior she received honorable mention status on the All-North Coast Athletic Conference (All-NCAC) team. Critchlow competed in every game, starting 12 times and recording 22 points on 15 goals and seven assists.

· Army Reserve Pvt. Beth J. Yarrusso, formerly of Westford Street, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Colombia, S.C.

During the training, she received instruction and practice in drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map-reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history and traditions.

Yarrusso is a 1999 graduate of Concord-Carlisle High School.

Local artists help raise funds for WGBH through donation

Marilyn and Philip Garnick of Aaron Way will again have their work in the prestigious Two Collection, the juried art collection of the annual 'GBH auction. This year, the Garnicks' work is represented by a 26" high elliptical vase in underglaze earth-tone colors, with a clear overglaze.

Maris Platais of Bedford Road has donated an acrylic landscape painting on canvas of a wooded field and stone wall in winter, titled "Path of the Minutemen." Platais and his mother-in-law, Rachel "Pagey" Elliott of River Road, have submitted "The Blue Sailboat," a 400-piece hand-cut mahogany plywood jigsaw puzzle, cut from an original painting by Platais.

The Two Collection features fine art, crafts, antiques, jewelry, rugs, and antiquarian books each evening during the WGBH Auction, with a special three-hour auction block on Tuesday, June 8 from 8 to 11 p.m. The 2000 WGBH Auction airs Friday, June 2 through Saturday, June 10, from 1 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. on 'GBH/2. A major fundraiser for the Boston public broadcaster, the auction has raised more than $28 million since it began in 1966.

2000 The Carlisle Mosquito