April 13, 2010 - Annette O'Leary's friends clap after she (with a little help) blows out the candles on her cake at the Route 9 Diner. O'Leary's 97th birthday was in January of this year. She is a retired teacher of Northampton and meets with her teacher friends on the 2nd tuesday of every month for breakfast, today it was lunch and a birthday celebration. Sitting next to her are Wally Brown (right) and on her other side is Andrea Uhlig, Ruth Barton and Bill Johnson.

April 13, 2010 - Annette O'Leary's friends clap after she (with a little help) blows out the candles on her cake at the Route 9 Diner. O'Leary's 97th birthday was in January of this year. She is a retired teacher of Northampton High School and meets with her teacher friends on the second tuesday of every month for breakfast, today it was lunch and a birthday celebration. Sitting next to her are Wally Brown (right) and on her other side is Andrea Uhlig, Ruth Barton and Bill Johnson.