A very successful opening day for the Lexington Farmers Market on May 29. Was a bit chilly and damp but it doesn’t rain under the pavilion. Next one will be June 12 — every other Saturday through October, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Lexington Municipal Building.

The rain stopped in time for the Memorial Day Observance and parade in West Kill May 31. The Town of Lexington Fire/Rescue Company and Ladies Auxiliary and Veterans marched and there was a very nice turnout of Lexington/West Kill residents for the parade. Firefighter Rose Randolph played “Taps” at the cemetery in the hamlet and also at the Memorial Monument. Everyone went back to the West Kill Fire Station and enjoyed visiting with one another and the ice cream provided by the Lexington Fire/Rescue Company.

Chicken barbecue 5-7 p.m. June 5 at the Community Hall, 141 Spruceton Road, West Kill. You don’t want to miss this wonderful dinner. Take outs only. A dinner is $13 and includes half a chicken, potato salad, coleslaw and dessert. Chicken halves (no sides) are $8. If you didn’t have a chance to pre-order, tickets will be available at the door until sold out. All proceeds benefit the West Kill/Lexington Community Improvement Association.

Happy birthday to Linda Van Etten June 4. June 5 Cathy Decker celebrates her birthday. Birthday greetings to Jessica Franz June 6. RoseAnn Cross celebrates her birthday June 7. Also having a birthday on June 7 is Bob Gurley. Best wishes to you all.

The Town of Lexington Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. June 8 in the Firemen’s Room.

Greene County Public Health Department Rabies Clinic at the Angelo Canna Town Park in Cairo, 5-7 p.m. June 16. You must wear a face mask and remain in your vehicle at all times. This is drive through only. Dogs must be on a leash and cats in carriers. Call for an appointment 518-719-3600.

Flag Day is June 14. Fly the flag proudly. June 20 is Father’s Day. The first day of summer is June 21.

On June 26, the Town of Lexington Historical Society will present “Paul Trotta’s Native American Tool Talk” at 3 p.m. under the pavilion at the Lexington Municipal Building, 3542 Route 42. See and hear abut the tools used by New York State Native Americans during the Prehistoric Era. There will be a short meeting before the presentation. Refreshments will follow. Everyone attending will be eligible for the door prize.

Prayers for Pastor Bob and Kate Barnum, Alida Bloodgood, Ellouise Cole, Marilyn and Nancy Dippold, Donna Falke, Linda Falke, Billy Grinnell, Betty Hapeman, Jerry and Margaret Lawrence, Janice Maben, Jannel Mellott, Ellis and Betty Potter, Ann Robinson, Art and Joyce Rood, Christy Ryan, Ann Shoemaker, Jeanne and Clarence Soule, Tom Soule, Don and Diane Strausser, Mickie Winters, our country, our leaders, our veterans, military personnel and their families.

We thank law enforcement, firefighters, EMS, healthcare providers, essential workers and so many more.

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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