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Out Lexington Way: Hunting and Wildlife Expo was a great success

The sixth Hunting and Wildlife Expo, sponsored by the Northern Catskills Hunting and Wildlife Expo, was held Saturday at the community hall in West Kill. Many came to participate and display their trophies of mounted big and small game species. There was an outstanding Chinese auction and raffles. Proceeds benefit Wounded Veterans program.
October 9, 2018 11:47 am Updated: October 9, 2018 11:59 am


The Hunting and Wildlife Expo held in the Community Hall in West Kill on Saturday was a great success with a very large attendance.

The hall was filled with displays of big and small game species. The raffles were a big hit along with the outstanding Chinese auction. Proceeds benefit Wounded Veterans program.

The Great Pumpkin Walk and Lighting is Saturday, Oct. 6 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. in Tannersville. Bring your best-carved pumpkin and candle to Village Market (Dolph’s), 6234 Main St., Tannersville. Registration is 6:30 – 7 p.m., lighting at 7:30 p.m. and awards at 8 p.m. Call 518-858-9094 for more information.

The Lexington Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary will meet for its Oct. 9 dinner meeting at the Chicken Run in Windham at 5:30 p.m.

Greene County Senior Nutrition Program menu for the week of Oct. 8 – Oct. 12 is as follows: Monday — Columbus Day: Department and all nutrition sites closed; Tuesday — Ziti with meat sauce, broccoli, peaches; Wednesday — National Angel Food Cake Day: Pork chop, applesauce, red cabbage, sweet potato, angel food cake with fruit; Thursday — Chicken and biscuits, green beans, fresh salad, mashed potatoes, pears; Friday — World Egg Day: Red pepper quiche, vegetable juice, zucchini squash, hashbrown potatoes, oatmeal cookies.

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. Mountaintop Senior Service Center is located at the Jewett Municipal Building, Route 23C; 518-263-4392.

Happy birthday to Lois Martin on Oct. 5.

Sunday, Oct. 7 Grace Carr turns 2 years old.

Stephanie Gallagher also has her birthday Oct. 7.

Oct. 11 is Bill Decker’s birthday.

Happy anniversary to Katelyn and Matthew Dwon on Oct. 11.

Best wishes to all.

The next Lexington Farmers Market will be Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to noon under the pavilion at the Lexington Municipal Building. The last Farmers Market will be Saturday, Oct. 27.

A new Bible study has begun 6 p.m. Mondays in the Lexington United Methodist Church. Frank Bibbo is leading the study on Genesis. The Bible study is held at 7 p.m. Wednesdays in the Jewett Firehouse, Route 17. All are welcome.

Book club will meet 6 p.m. Oct. 17 at Diane Clarke’s home in West Kill to discuss “The Tiger in the House” by Jacqueline Sheehan.

We continue to pray for those affected by Hurricane Florence, 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.

Lexington/West Kill United Methodist Church Administrative Council will meet at 5 p.m. Oct. 22 in the Lexington church hall.

The last Greene County Public Health rabies clinic for 2018 will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Hensonville Firehouse, 432 Route 296 for Greene County dogs, cats and ferrets. Call ahead for ferrets. Donations are highly encouraged. 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 provides the veterinary service for the clinic. Questions, call 518-719-3600.

Free movie night! “Mountain Top – A Journey of Faith” will be shown at 7 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Lexington United Methodist Church hall sponsored by the Lexington/West Kill United Methodist Women. All welcome!

Mark your calendars for the Election Day dinner, Nov. 6 at the Lexington United Methodist Church hall. There will be turkey dinner with all the trimmings and pie for dessert.

Welcome, October! The trees are turning just in time for the Columbus Day weekend.

Until next week, take care, be thankful and be kind to one and all.