July 22

Carol and Alden Constable enjoyed a visit with niece MaryAnn Tuttle from Florida and her friend Embrie last week at Carol and Alden’s home in West Kill.

Congratulations to Samantha and Matt Clark on the arrival of Cheyanne Lee on July 16. Everyone is doing well and the whole family is excited to meet the little bundle of joy.

Wonderful turnout for the presentation entitled “The Notch in the Golden Age of Tourism” by Kelli Huggins on July 17 under the Lexington pavilion. The West Kill Notch, also known as Echo Notch and the Deep Notch, was instrumental in expanding local tourism in the 1800s. Kelli’s interesting historical facts and excerpts of personal accounts of people enjoying the peaceful and healthy climate of West Kill in the 1800s was delightful and very informative.

Deladis Barcone will be two-years old on Saturday, July 24.

Monday, July 26 is Nancy Kizyma’s birthday.

Also celebrating a birthday on July 26 is Tina Albino.

Happy birthday to Sharon Becker on Tuesday, July 27.

July 27 is Emmett Turk’s birthday.

Wednesday, July 28 is Margaret Stapleton’s birthday.

Best wishes to all.

Saturday, July 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. is the Lexington Farmers Market at the Lexington Municipal Building pavilion, 3542 Route 42.

Bring your children on Wednesday, July 28 at 10 a.m. to the Lexington UM church for crafts, activities and games. Parents are asked to remain with their children. Hopefully this will be a two day a week gathering in the future. Children can make new friends and have a fun time. If you would like more info, give JoEllen a call at 518-989-6568.

Greene County Department of Human Services Senior Nutrition Program menu for the week of July 26 – July 30 is as follows: Monday—Taco bake, Spanish rice, corn, peaches; Tuesday—BBQ Chicken thighs, mashed potatoes, collard greens, chocolate cake; Wednesday—Mushroom and onion cheeseburger, green beans, low sodium V8 Juice, tapioca pudding with whipped topping; Thursday—see following paragraph concerning July 29; Friday—Baked cod with lemon butter sauce, brown rice pilaf, spinach, strawberries with whipped topping. All persons over 60 and spouses are invited to receive meals for a suggested contribution of $4 per meal. Those wishing to receive a meal and pick-up at a senior service center are required to call the respective location at least a day in advance. Meals are takeout only. Senior sites are located at the Jewett Municipal Building, 518-263-4392, Rivertown Senior Center, Athens, 518-945-2700; Acra Community Center, Cairo, 518-622-9898.

Senior Nutrition Program—senior home delivered meals and take out clients: Please note there will be no meals on Thursday, July 29. Staff will be attending an all-day workshop meeting that day in preparation for the reopening of senior nutrition sites in Acra, Athens, and Jewett on Monday, Aug. 2. Please be sure to prepare for the day in advance and have a source of nutrition on hand.

There will be a memorial service for Diane Clarke on Saturday, July 31, 11 a.m. in the West Kill United Methodist Church, 65 Spruceton Road, West Kill followed by fellowship at the Community Hall, 141 Spruceton Road, West Kill.

Sunday, Aug. 1 at noon there will be a covered dish luncheon under the pavilion in Lexington to welcome Pastor Peggy Fabrizio for the Lexington/West Kill, Kaaterskill and East Jewett United Methodist Churches. Hot dogs, hamburgers, soda, water, silverware and plates will be provided. Please make a note of what is contained in the covered dish you provide since some people have food allergies.

Until next week take care, be thankful, be nice, courteous, respectful, compassionate and kind. Your act of kindness may change someone’s life.

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