The 6th grade teachers from Hunter Elementary School, Ms. DeLuca and Mrs. Vanucchi, surprised their students with a car parade to the students’ individual homes on June 15 to wish them all well and congratulations. Then on June 16, there was a Zoom program with the 6th graders and slide presentation. Awards and promotion certificates were announced on-line June 17. Congratulations to all the graduates and best of luck as you start Middle School in Tannersville.

Michael Constable, wife Connie and daughters Cassandra and Mackenzie, along with Golden Retriever Harley, came to visit Carol and Skeet Constable in West Kill on June 20. They all had a wonderful day together.

There will be a zoom Bi-Partisan meeting at 7 p.m. June 27. If you are on the email list, you will receive an invite to “attend” the meeting. If you are not on the email list but would like to be, please email to be added.

The starting time has changed to 11 a.m. for the Beginner Tai Chi class that is held on Wednesdays under the Lexington Municipal Building pavilion. Masks and social distancing are followed. All welcome. This is a donation based class. Give Nina Pfeffer a call at 607-427-0219 if you need more information.

Next Lexington Farmers Market will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. July 4 under the pavilion at the Lexington Municipal Building, 3542 Route 42.

There will be a joint worship service at 10 a.m. June 28 at the Jewett Presbyterian Church, Route 17. This will be Pastor Bob Nash’s last Sunday as our Pastor and a covered dish lunch will follow the services. Services will be available on Zoom through June.

Lexington/West Kill UMC Administrative Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. June 29 in the church hall. Masks and social distancing observed.

Linda and Craig Benjamin will celebrate their 49th wedding anniversary on June 26. June 27 it is happy 56th wedding anniversary wishes to Carol and Skeet Constable. Happy birthday on June 28 to Ginny Gurley. Andrea Searcy celebrates her birthday on June 29. Several birthdays on June 30 — Matthew Dwon, Ann Shoemaker, Gladys Meyer, Susan Sheiner and Chad Benjamin. Kathy and Jack Jordan celebrate their 41st wedding anniversary on June 30. Best wishes to everyone.

Greene County Department of Human Services Senior Nutrition Program menu for the week of June 29 – July 3 is as follows: Monday—Broccoli quiche, wax beans, peas and carrots, pears; Tuesday—Swedish meatballs, buttered noodles, red cabbage, butterscotch pudding with raisins; Wednesday—Roast pork with gravy, Parisian mixed vegetables, mashed potatoes, applesauce, peach crisp; Thursday—July 4th Celebration—Hot dog, sauerkraut, baked beans, fresh salad with chick peas, mixed green vegetables, watermelon; Friday—No meals—All senior nutrition sites closed in observance of Independence Day. All persons over 60 and spouses are invited to attend. Suggested donation for each meal is $4. The menu will be the meal that is delivered to all Greene County home bound meal clients. Other seniors that wish to order a take-out lunch from a center are required to call the respective location at least a day in advance. Menu is subject to change based on product availability and circumstance. The Mountain Top Senior Service Center is located at the Jewett Municipal Building, Route 23C; 518-263-4392.

If you are a Lexington resident and need assistance getting groceries, medical supplies and medications, call Peggy at 518-989-6491 or Charlotte, Town Clerk at 518-989-6476 X101.

There is a WiFi hot spot provided by the Margaretville Telephone Company by the pavilion at the Lexington Municipal Building. You are welcome to use it either under the pavilion or in your cars.

The Lexington Mission Blessing Box located next to the Lexington Mission Church building, across the street from the Lexington Post Office, is open to all. Please take what you need and if you can, leave something for others. But, above all, be blessed.

If you need food, you can get help by doing one of the following: Stop by the Tannersville Food Pantry at 1 Park Lane behind the Tannersville Firehouse on Wednesdays between 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. and/or Saturdays between 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. or call to set up a delivery. The number to call is 518-589-5942 and leave a message. Sponsored by the Kaaterskill/East Jewett Methodist Churches with support from the Village of Tannersville and community donors. Donations are also kindly accepted.

Thank you to all on the front lines—law enforcement, firefighters, EMS, military, doctors, nurses, truck drivers, store employees, farmers, teachers, delivery personnel, postal workers, the list goes on and on. What would we do without them?

We need to treat each other with courtesy, dignity, respect and kindness. All lives matter.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1


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