Lorraine Banks, Irene Barnum, Peggy Rappleyea, Mary Palazzolo, Betty Hapeman and Rose Williams from West Kill and Lexington, joined the WAJPL bus trip to Oktoberfest at Williamstown, Mass. on Oct. 31. The ladies had a delightful time listening to the German music and enjoying the delicious German food.
Abby Dwon performed at the Bows and Chords music recital on Nov. 3 at the Olive Free Library. All the students did an outstanding job, some on the violin, ukulele, guitar and piano. What a joy to see how all the children are progressing in their musical education and talents. Their teacher is Katherine Jeannotte of Shokan.
Thanks to all who worked so hard to prepare the Election Day Oyster Stew and Turkey Dinner at the Lexington United Methodist Church hall on Nov. 6. What a blessing to have so many come and enjoy the fellowship and delicious meal.
Happy birthday to Wilma France on Nov. 9.
Nov. 9 is also Tom Soule’s birthday.
Margaret and Jerry Lawrence will celebrate their 61st wedding anniversary on Nov. 10.
Nov. 12 is Jamie (Bloodgood) Rizzo’s birthday.
Happy birthday to Judy Visich on Nov. 13.
Nov. 14 is Mary Cline’s birthday.
Best wishes to all of you.
Don’t forget to support the Bake Sale for Veterans on Nov. 10 that is being held at Jim’s Great American in Prattsville starting at 9 a.m. This event is sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, Virgil E. Deyo Unit #1327. All proceeds benefit local veterans and/or veteran’s families.
Greene County Senior Nutrition Program menu for the week of Nov. 12–Nov. 16 is as follows: Monday—Veteran’s Day Observance—Department for Human Services closed; no meals served. Enjoy your freedom? Thank a Veteran! Tuesday—Baked ziti with ricotta, Italian green beans, peaches; Wednesday—Beef burgundy over noodles, honey balsamic Brussels sprouts, lemon pudding; Thursday—Thanksgiving Dinner—relish tray appetizer, roasted turkey with gravy and cranberry sauce, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie with whipped cream; Friday—Salmon with dill sauce, fresh salad, parsley boiled potatoes, broccoli, fruited gelatin. All persons over 60 are invited to attend. Meals served at noon for a suggested donation of $4 per meal. Please call a day in advance to reserve your meal. Senior Service Center for the Mountain Top is located in the Jewett Municipal Building, Route 23C, 518-263-4392.
Ladies Auxiliary of the Town of Lexington Fire Company will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Firemen’s Room. We will be wrapping shoe boxes for our annual December fruit/cookie/candy boxes.
Book Club will meet at 6 p.m. Nov. 14 at the home of Diane Clarke in West Kill. Book for discussion is “The Tiger in the House” by Jacqueline Sheehan.
Please join the towns of Jewett and Lexington at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 15 in the West Kill/Lexington Community Hall, 141 Spruceton Road, West Kill for a public meeting on a proposed scenic byway extension. Peter Manning, Planning Consultant, has been working with both towns on a proposed expansion of the Mountain Cloves Scenic Byway. The meeting is open to all interested parties to see and hear the presentations prepared by the Lexington and Jewett committees. Please contact Michelle Yost, Greene County Soil and Water at 518-589-6871 if you have questions.
Continued prayers for George Dart, Steve Palazzolo, Bob Gurley, Ruth Blumenthal, Ellouise Cole, Linda Neice, Art Maxwell, John Grinnell, Bud Osborn, Pastor Bob and Diane Nash, Stephanie Pushman, Joan Rappleyea, Ann Robinson, Art Rood, Ann Simpfenderfer, Gladys Van Valkenburgh, Annette Waller, Mickie Winters, Pastor Bob and Kate Barnum, Marilyn and Nancy Dippold, Bill and Aud Gannon, Ellis and Betty Potter, Clarence and Jeanne Soule, Don and Diane Strausser, our leaders, our country, our military and their families and all others in need of prayer.
Bonnie Blader and the Lexington Broadband Initiative were voted the Greene County “Ellen Rettus Planning Achievement Award” in the category “Community Improvement.” The award will be given by the County Legislature at the beginning of their Nov. 21 meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. sharp. Bonnie is inviting Lexingtonians who support and are the Lexington Initiative to join in receiving this award that evening. As Bonnie says, the award belongs to all of us. Come and show your support for Bonnie and the Lexington Broadband Initiative! Remember, Nov. 21, 6:30 p.m. in the Greene County Building, 411 Main Street, Catskill.
Christmas commercials have started already.
Nov. 11 is Veterans Day. Thank a veteran for the freedom you enjoy every day in the USA! God Bless America.