TURNING 101 — Alma Reitz, seated, is flanked by families members at a town of Verona Historical Society meeting on Sunday, Sept. 19. Reitz, a resident of Oneida for many years, received an advance birthday party to help her mark her 101st birthday. Reitz was employed at Sears catalog store in Oneida for many years, and she currently lives in Durhamville with her daughter, Gail Hartwell. Joining Reitz are great-grandchildren Lucia and Lydia Barriga; Hartwell; and granddaughter Anna Hartwell.
TIME FOR CAKE — Alma Reitz, of Durhamville, poses with a cake in honor of her 101st birthday. Reitz, who turns 101 on Monday, Sept. 27, enjoyed a party in her honor at the Verona Historical Society earlier this month.