Deepest condolences to Mike Pushman and all the family and friends of Bertha “Bootie” Pushman who passed away on Oct. 8. Viewing will be 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Oct. 11 at the E. B. Gormley Funeral Home in Phoenicia. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 12 at the Gormley Funeral Home. Refreshments will follow at the Community Hall, 141 Spruceton Road, West Kill following the service.
Paul, Liza and Abby Dwon, Matthew, Katelyn and Emma Dwon and myself had fun checking out all the vendors, listening to the different bands and the children thoroughly enjoyed the hay maze and other interesting things to do at the Autumn Affair in Windham on Oct. 6.
Happy birthday to Dale Schwarzenegger on Oct. 12.
Oct. 13 is Steve Palazzolo’s birthday.
Birthday greeting to Charina Falke on Oct. 18.
Best wishes to all.
The Lexington Farmers Market will be held 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 13 under the pavilion at the Lexington Municipal Building. The vendors have wonderful local products and produce.
Also at the Farmers Market on Oct. 13, the Lexington Historical Society will hold a combination bake and soup sale.
The Kaaterskill United Methodist Church is holding a roast pork and homemade pie church supper Oct. 16 at the Tannersville Rescue Squad building. Takeouts are at 5 p.m. and serving at 5:30 p.m. Adult dinners are $12, children are $6 and under 5 years are free.
Book club will meet at 6 p.m. Oct. 17 to discuss “The Tiger in the House” by Jacqueline Sheehan at the home of Diane Clarke, West Kill.
Lexington Historical Society’s Archival Day is 1-4 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Historical Building on Church Street. There will be a bake-and-soup sale and the annual raffle drawing.
The raffle drawing will be around 3 p.m. Prizes for the raffle are a goodie basket filled with fun items, $100 in cash, flower painting grouping by Emily Valerio and Lexington of the Past calendar.
Each raffle ticket gives you a chance to win any of the four prizes. Instead of having an outside guest speaker that day, local residents will share memories about Lexington as it used to be “in the day.” If you are a local resident and would like to join the chat group, call 518-989-6646.
Frank Bibbo is leading a Bible study on Mondays, 6 p.m. in the Lexington United Methodist Church hall on Genesis. Bible study is also held at 7 p.m. Wednesdays in the Jewett Firehouse, county Route 17 on the Gospel of John.
Prayers for Ellouise Cole, Linda Neice, Art Maxwell, Ruth Blumenthal, Pastor Bob and Kate Barnum, Marilyn and Nancy Dippold, Bill and Aud Gannon, John Grinnell, Bud Osborn, Ellis and Betty Potter, Stephanie Pushman, Pastor Bob and Diane Nash, Joan Rappleyea, Ann Robinson, Art Rood, Ann Simpfenderfer, Clarence and Jeanne Soule, Don and Diane Strausser, Gladys Van Valkenburgh, Annette Waller, Mickie Winters, our leaders, our country, our military and their families and all others in need of prayer.
Greene County Senior Nutrition Program menu for the week of Oct. 15–Oct. 19 is as follows: Monday — Chicken chow mein, brown rice, Oriental mixed vegetables, pineapple chunks; Tuesday — Crab-topped cod, scalloped potatoes, Antigua mixed vegetables, tropical-mixed fruit; Wednesday — National Pasta Day: Stuffed shells, Italian green beans, chocolate mousse; Thursday — Farm to Table: Roast pork with gravy, applesauce, mashed potatoes, farm-fresh acorn squash, apple cranberry crisp; Friday — Chicken salad plate, fresh greens, potato salad, fresh fruit.
Everyone over 60 is invited to attend. Meals are served at noon for a suggested donation of $4 per meal. Please call at least a day in advance to reserve your meal. Mountain Top Senior Service Center is located at the Jewett Municipal Building, Route 23C, 518-263-4392.
Lexington/West Kill United Methodist Church Administrative Council is scheduled to meet at 5 p.m. Oct. 22 in the Lexington church hall.
The last Greene County Public Health rabies clinic for 2018 for Greene County dogs, cats and ferrets will be held 6-8 p.m. Oct. 24 in the Hensonville Firehouse, 432 Route 296. Donations are highly encouraged. Please call ahead for ferrets.
Bring record of pet’s previous vaccination to receive a three-year certificate. If no record is shown, pet will be given a one-year vaccination. New Baltimore Animal Hospital will provide the veterinary service. Questions? Call 518-719-3600.
Friday, Oct. 26 is Free Movie Night at 7 p.m. in the Lexington/West Kill United Methodist Church hall in Lexington sponsored by the Lexington/West Kill United Methodist Women. Movie is “Mountain Top: A Journey of Faith.” All welcome.
If you would like to order bricks for the Lexington Commemorative Brick Garden, give Mary a call in the history room at 518-989-6476 ext. 16 or 518-989-6813. The bricks will cost $45 each.
Stop by the Lexington Municipal Building to see the brick garden in place around the flagpole.
There are a couple of dates to remember for November: Tuesday, Nov. 6 is the Election Day Dinner at the Lexington/West Kill United Methodist Church hall.
Saturday, Nov. 10 is the annual Bake Sale for Veterans at 9 a.m. at Jim’s Great American, Prattsville, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, Virgil E. Deyo Unit No. 1327. Baked goods and/or donations can be dropped off at Jim’s prior to 9 a.m. or call 518-299-3219.
All proceeds benefit local veterans and/or veterans’ families.
Until next week, take care, be thankful and please be kind.