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The Prattsville Scoop: Hot tub raffle tickets still available

September 11, 2019 11:36 am Updated: September 11, 2019 11:46 am


PRATTSVILLE — Sympathy and condolences to the family and many friends of Bonnie Blader of West Kill.

She was such a go-gettter for our area. She kept all of us in the know of the happenings in our communities. The memorial for Bonnie will be a celebratory luncheon beginning at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the West Kill Community Hall. In lieu of flowers, gifts in Bonnie’s honor can be made the West Kill Lexington Community Hall. Bonnie will be missed.

Pastor Alisha Riepma, a recent graduate of Western Theological Seminary, has arrived in Prattsville. She is minister for the Reformed Dutch Church of Prattsville and will also share responsibilities at the Jay Gould Memorial Church in Roxbury.

Stop by to meet her. Sunday worship is 11 a.m. in the chapel at the rear of the parsonage. Welcome Alisha to our community and best wishes.

Plan on attending an estate sale at 5535 Washington St. (Dave and Shirley Truesdell’s home) on Sept. 14 and 15. The sale starts at 9 a.m. and closes at 4 p.m. each day. Items are priced to sell. Don’t miss this one! Never too late for an estate sale.

Hank and Ann Oliver’s company has returned to Indiana.

Ann’s daughter Tracy and husband Dean chose a great time to visit the Catskills. The oppressive heat had dissipated and the cool fall weather had not arrived. Tracy and Dean are Navy veterans and work for the VA in Indiana. We thank them for their service. Ann, please relay this message to them.

Carol Landers made a generous visit to the Gurleys with two large boxes of individual serving food items for the homeless and needy at the VA in Albany.

With donations from other individuals and the Kaaterskill UMC Thrift Shop, it necessitated a delivery by Don Speenburgh to the VA.

Don had been combining delivery of donations with his doctors’ appointments but with so many donations coming in, Don willingly made a special trip to Albany. Thank you Don.

Carol and Frank Cangelosi shared their garden bounty with residents of The Mews. Great thing to do. Good job, Carol and Frank.

Al Creazzo, Lana Breigle, Claudia Bracaliello and the staff at Young’s Ace Hardware and O’Hara’s Service Station were also able to enjoy their neighbors’ fresh garden produce.

Many in the area are breathing a sigh of relief that family members and friends escaped any fierce damage from Dorian.

Good to see Pete and Louise Rossi out for breakfast Sunday morning. Pete continues his return to good health and Louise continues to be the babysitter to their two grandchildren, Elizabeth and Owen. Louise wanted a gazebo and ended up with a pavilion at what is now referred to as their beachfront property.

Becky and Wes Bensen and friends were enjoying dinner out on Saturday evening at Messina’s.

Bev Mannino, Pat Decker and Janet Mower were Friday shoppers in Catskill. They stopped at the various stores and enjoyed their shopping experience. A girls’ day.

Hot tub raffle tickets are still available. Contact any Legionnaire for tickets.

The drawing will be in October. Funds will benefit the many programs sponsored by the American Legion Virgil E. Deyo Post 1327, Prattsville.

Happy anniversary to Dylan Braswell on Sept. 15. On Sept. 17 we wish Sue Huggins a very happy birthday. Tim Mudge is wished a happy birthday on Sept. 18.

On Sept. 19 it is happy birthday wishes to Ann O’Hara Gurecki, Claudia Bracaliello and Tony Bifolco. Happy birthday to Steve Voorhees Jr. on Sept. 20.

Kristin and Chris Tompkins are wished happy anniversary on Sept. 14.

On Sept. 16 we wish Bonnie and Lester Chase a very happy anniversary.

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