Six Ladies Auxiliary members of the Town of Lexington Fire Company packed and delivered 25 Christmas in July boxes filled with fresh fruit and all kinds of good treats on July 12. The recipients were grateful and enjoyed the unexpected box of treats but especially appreciated the visits.
Was very nice to have Sunday Worship service in the beautiful Methodist Church in West Kill on July 17.
Worship service will be in West Kill UMC, 65 Spruceton Road, West Kill again at 9:30 a.m. July 24. All welcome.
A Bible Study will begin at 6 p.m. July 18 in the Lexington/West Kill UMC fellowship hall in Lexington. Please bring your Bible to the study. All welcome.
There will be an “Invite Someone to Dinner Church” at 6 p.m. July 22 at the Lexington/West Kill UMC, Lexington. A simple meal will be provided free of charge, reading of scripture, a short message and time for sharing. All welcome.
Come one, come all July 23 to the 12th Annual Thunder in the Mountains Car Show hosted by the West Kill/Lexington Community Improvement Association on the grounds of the Lexington Municipal Building from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Vehicles 1995 or newer will have their own class. There will be trophies, a 50/50 raffle, gift basket raffle, food and beverages. If you need further info, call Mary at 518-989-6813.
Next Lexington Farmers Market will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. July 30 under the pavilion at the Lexington Municipal Building, 3542 Route 42, Lexington.
Happy birthday, July 21 to Gretchen Milton. Debbie Simmons celebrates her birthday on July 21. Happy wedding anniversary on July 21 to Linda and Charles Van Etten. July 24 Deladis Barcone will be 3 years old. Nancy Kizyma celebrates her birthday on July 26. July 26 is also Tina Albino’s birthday. July 27 is Sharon Becker’s birthday. Emmett Turk’s birthday is July 27. Best wishes to everyone.
The Back to School ads are everywhere. I’m sure you’ve noticed.
On Aug. 6, 1 p.m. you are invited to the Dedication of the Commemorative Brick Garden in memory of Karen Deeter, Town of Lexington Historian, at the Lexington Municipal Building. Light refreshments will follow under the pavilion.
There will be a Brooks Chicken Barbecue at the Jewett Firehouse, Route 17, on Aug. 6, take outs from 4:30-7:30 p.m. until chicken is sold out. Dinner includes half a chicken, baked potato, corn on the cob, coleslaw, roll and Little Debbie Cosmic Brownie for $15; chicken half, $10.
Lots of fun awaits at the Hunter Fire Company Block Party at the Hunter Firehouse, 17 Bridge St., Hunter, 3-10 p.m. Aug. 6. There will be food, drinks, prizes, live music, games, bouncy house, mechanical bull, climbing wall, slide, dunk tank, air brush tattoos and more. DJ Frankieokie will be there 3-6 p.m., the Greene Room Players “Songbirds” sing DooWoop from 6-7 p.m. and The Lost Cowboy Band from 7-10 p.m. Fun for the whole family.
Do you like yard sales? There will be one Aug. 13 on the lawn by the Lexington/West Kill UMC, 54 County Route 13A, Lexington. If you would like to sell your treasures that day, a space is $15, set up is 9 a.m., sale 10 a.m – 4 p.m. Please call Marie at 518-989-6242 by Aug. 10 to reserve space. Rain date is Aug. 20.
The Greene County Department of Human Services is always looking for volunteer drivers to assist homebound senior citizens. Here’s how you can help: Home delivered meals — deliver meals county wide; medical transportation — transport clients to appointments in nearby counties. Your schedule will be made around your availability and you will receive a tax exempt mileage reimbursement of 62.5 cents per mile. If you are interested and want more information, contact Greene County RSVP Volunteer Coordinator Ruth Pforte at 518-719-3555.
There is a new mental health phone number to access critical mental health support: Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, 24/7 connection to confidential support. Call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org.
Dr. Elena Suditu is closing her dental office as of Aug. 31. She will no longer be seeing patients. Dr. Suditu is extremely grateful for all the years she has been in practice. She wants to thank all of her patients for their trust, faith and confidence in her care and knowing she was there when needed.
Thanks to all the healthcare providers, law enforcement, firefighters, EMS, dispatchers, volunteers, essential and front line workers, farmers, truck drivers, our military, their families and so many more.
Prayers for all who are dealing with loss, difficulties, illnesses, our country, Ukraine, the world.
Until next week take care, be thankful, be humble, be courteous, be gracious, be kind. Your act of kindness may change someone’s life.