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Out Lexington Way: Mountain Top gearing up for fall

August 7, 2019 11:39 am Updated: August 7, 2019 11:48 am


Mary and Steve Palazzolo, Maryann Cariello and Joe Shattuck, and Millie and Rocco Dipippa had a great time going out to dinner and then attending the concert performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra at SPAC in Saratoga Springs on July 31.

Good news — no more traffic light on the Lexington bridge. The bridge is open to two lanes again.

Lexington United Methodist Women thank all who came to the bake and craft sale held at the farmers market Aug. 3.

Lexington Historical Society will hold an open house 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Historical Building, Church Street, Lexington.

When you go to the Jewett Fire Department’s chicken barbecue, Route 17, at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 10, be sure to check out the bake sale being held at the same time at the firehouse. Proceeds help support the mission trip planned for February 2010 to Hope House in Thailand. Treats, Thai apparel and gifts will be available.

Worship service will be held in the Methodist Church in West Kill starting at 9 a.m. Aug. 11.

Happy birthday to Nancy Dippold on Aug. 8. Aug. 9 is Steve Sosynski’s birthday. Ray Clinton’s birthday is Aug. 10. Happy 39th wedding anniversary to Gretchen and James Milton on Aug. 10. Happy birthday on Aug. 12 to Lorraine Banks. Aug. 14 is Dr. Laura Bartner’s birthday. Best wishes to you all.

Greene County Senior Nutrition Program for the week of Aug. 12–Aug. 16 is as follows: Monday—Herb baked fish, scalloped potatoes, California mixed vegetables, peaches; Tuesday—Chicken Dijon, mashed potatoes, creamed spinach, banana pudding; Wednesday—Sloppy Joes, brown rice, corn and Lima beans, pears; Thursday—Pulled pork, coleslaw, baked beans, collard greens, fresh fruit; Friday—Farm to Table—Turkey and cheese sub, potato salad, farm fresh spinach salad, oatmeal cookies. All persons 60 and older and spouses 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 in the Jewett Municipal Building, Route 23C, 518-263-4392.

The next Lexington Farmers Market will be held 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 17 under the pavilion at the Lexington Municipal Building, 3542 Route 42.

West Kill Community Cemetery annual meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 19 in the Community Hall, 141 Spruceton Road, West Kill.

A Greene County Public Health rabies clinic for Greene County dogs, cats and ferrets will be held 6-8 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Cairo firehouse on Railroad Avenue. Please call ahead for ferrets. Donations are highly encouraged. Call 518-719-3600 if you need more information or have questions.

Mountain Top Community Resource Day, sponsored by the Greene County Department for Human Services, will be held 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 22 in the Mt. Top Library, 6093 Main St., Tannersville. Free admission. Learn how area vendors can assist you. Lots of great information and give-away items. For more information, call Ruth Jones Pforte at 518-719-3555.

Continued prayers for John Grinnell, Ruth Blumenthal, Pastor Bob and Kate Barnum, Ellouise Cole, George Dart, Marilyn and Nancy Dippold, Donald Falke, Donna Falke, Martha Hartman, Dale Klein, Barbara and Bill Mead, Jannel Mellott, Ellis and Betty Potter, Stephanie Pushman, Joan Rappleyea, Ann Robinson, Art and Joyce Rood, Anna Simpfenderfer, Clarence and Jeanne Soule, Tom Soule, Don and Diane Strausser, Dr. Dan Sullivan, Gladys Van Valkenburgh, Annette Waller, Mary and Ron Westman, Mickie Winters, the country, its leaders, the military and their families, and all others in need of prayer.

The Greene County Public Health Department, in conjunction with the Greene County Department of Human Services announces the following flu clinics: Sept. 23 – Rivertown Senior Center, Athens, 518-945-2700; Sept. 24 – Town of Coxsackie Senior Center, 518-731-8901; Sept. 25 – Acra Senior Nutrition Site, 518-622-9898; Sept. 26 – Jewett Senior Nutrition Site, 518-263-4392; Sept. 27 – Antonelli Senior Center, Catskill, 518-943-1343. All clinics will be open from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The cost of the flu vaccine is $44.50 and the Pneumovax is $96. Greene County Public Health accepts the following insurances: (Non-managed) Medicare, Senior Blue, Blue Shield of NENY, Empire Plan (NYSHIP), CDPHP, and Medicaid HMOs: CDPHP/Fidelis. Any senior citizen wishing to stay for lunch is invited to do so. Kindly call the appropriate congregate site for the location at least a day in advance. For more information, call the Greene County Health Department at 518-719-3600.

Now that you have your back-to-school shopping all done and your Halloween decor all ready, better plan your Thanksgiving dinner and start your Christmas shopping.

Until next week take care, be thankful and please be humble and kind.