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Out Lexington Way: Lexington Historical Society picnic and picture day coming up

The Johannes Hardenbergh Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Seated from the left are members Lois Jenkins, Lois Banks, guest Jannel Mellott, member Shirley Van Valkenburgh. Back row, from the left, are members Linda Varelas, Betty Hapeman, Clarissa Smart, Susan Neugebauer, JoEllen Schermerhorn and guest Rose Williams. Guests also attending but not in the photo were Ann Casey and Chris Dwon.
August 29, 2018 11:32 am Updated: August 29, 2018 12:00 pm


The Johannes Hardenbergh Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution held a luncheon meeting Aug. 22 at the Chicken Run in Windham. Members attending were Clarissa Smart, JoEllen Schermerhorn, Betty Hapeman, Shirley Van Valkenburgh, Lois Banks, Lois Jenkins, Susan Neugebauer and Linda Varelas. Guests included Chris Dwon, Jannel Mellott, Rose Williams and Ann Casey. After the business meeting, the ladies enjoyed a delicious lunch. Following the meal, Lexington Deputy Town Historian, Chris Dwon, spoke about the various on-going projects and material available in the History Room.

What a fantastic auction/yard/bake sale on Aug. 25 and Aug. 26 at the Lexington Municipal Building. Many thanks to everyone who donated all those great items, baked and everyone who came to find all those wonderful bargains and treasures. Proceeds go toward the mission trip to Thailand in February 2019.

Next Farmers Market in Lexington is 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 1 under the pavilion. Lots of local produce and products available.

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Town of Lexington Fire Company will hold a bake sale at the farmers market Sept. 1. The ladies will also be selling Rada knives and related products — they make great gifts.

A very happy birthday to Bette Knapp on Saturday, Sept. 1

Sept. 5, Alice Marie Cross celebrates her birthday.

Emily Plishner’s birthday is Sept. 6.

Best wishes, ladies!

Greene County Senior Nutrition Program menu for the week of Sept. 3–Sept. 7 is as follows: Monday — Labor Day-all Senior Nutrition sites are closed; Tuesday — Baked Fish Parisian, brown rice, green beans, mandarin oranges; Wednesday — Farm to Table — Broccoli Swiss Quiche, vegetable juice, Farm Fresh yellow summer squash from Black Horse Farms, hash brown potatoes, Hawaiian cake; Thursday — Roast pork with gravy, red cabbage, mashed potato, applesauce; Friday — Tuna salad plate, macaroni salad on lettuce with fresh tomatoes and carrots, tapioca pudding. All persons 60 and older are invited to attend. Meals 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.

Mark your calendars for the Town of Lexington Historical Society’s Town of Lexington Picnic and Picture Day noon-3 p.m. Sept. 8 under the pavilion at the Lexington Municipal Building. People living in the Town of Lexington and their friends are all invited to come on over. Hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks will be provided. Please bring a dish to share. There will be games for children — young and not so young. The Town Picture will be taken at 1:30 p.m. An “outdoor prize” will be a free 8×10 picture. Come on over, enjoy good food, visit with your neighbors and be included in the town picture.

The monthly meeting for the Ladies Auxiliary of the Town of Lexington Fire Company will take place at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 in the Firemen’s Room.

Greene County Public Health rabies clinic will be held 6-8 p.m. Sept. 12 in the Freehold Firehouse, Route 32 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 clinics. Call 518-719-3600 if you have questions.

MTC Cable, the fiber Broadband provider, will be at the Lexington Municipal Building for an open house scheduled to run during an extended Lexington Farmers Market on Sept. 15 starting at 10 a.m. They will be set up in a tent outside and in the Lexington Firemen’s Room inside the municipal building. MTC will answer questions and have a TV there to introduce their programming. The atmosphere will be festive as we celebrate the introduction of future proof technology into our area including maps and time lines for hookups in your area.

Book club is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 19 at Diane Clarke’s home in West Kill to discuss “The Good Dream” by Donna VanLiere.

Prayers for Doreen Bush, Ellouise Cole, 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.

The 6th Hunting and Wildlife Expo will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 29, free admission, at the Community Hall, 141 Spruceton Road, West Kill. Displays open to all hunters, for all North American big and small game species. Bring your displays and trophies of mounted wildlife. There will be a rifle and bow raffle or $300 cash, 50/50 drawing, Chinese Auction, hunting and fishing displays, food and drink. Vendors are wanted at $10 a table. Call in advance — Taris Charysyn at 518-989-6720 or Glenn Howard at 518-291-7043. Sponsored by the Northern Catskills Hunting and Wildlife Expo. All proceeds benefit Wounded Veterans program.

Schools are opening next week. Please be careful and watch out for the children and school buses.

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