Congratulations to Dominick and Kristen Coiro on the birth of Dominick Charles Coiro IV on July 15. Dominick is the son of Amy (daughter of Rose Williams and Wayne Thompson) and Dominick Coiro of New Jersey. That makes Rose Williams a great-grandma; Wayne Thompson (wife Ann) a great-grandpa, and Betty Hapeman a great-aunt. Congratulations to all.

Had a lovely Sunday worship service on July 19 with Pastor Amy Royal. It was shady and breezy under the Lexington pavilion. Music was provided by CDs (no singing is allowed yet), scripture readings, responsive readings, inspirational sermon and prayers. Masks and social distancing are observed. Bring your own Bible and a lawn chair if you prefer. Seating is available at the picnic tables. A restroom in the Municipal Building is provided and you can park next to the pavilion on the grass for a short walk to your seat. Services start at 9 a.m. and posted on Facebook and the Lexington/West Kill UMC YouTube channel. Next service under the pavilion is at 9 a.m. July 26.

Happy first birthday to Deladis Barcone on July 24. July 26 it’s happy birthday to Nancy Kizyma. Tina Albino also celebrates her birthday on July 26. July 27 is Emmett Turk’s birthday. Also, Sharon Becker has a birthday on July 27. July 28 is Margaret Stapleton’s birthday. Best wishes to all.

Greene County Department of Human Services Senior Nutrition Program menu of the week of July 27-July 31 is as follows: Monday—Spinach quiche, quinoa, Brussels sprouts, fruit cocktail; Tuesday—BBQ chicken quarters, scalloped potatoes, winter squash, apple cake; Wednesday—National Lasagna Day—Baked lasagna, Italian beans, fruited gelatin; Thursday—Tuna salad, fresh green salad with white beans, potato salad, marinated carrots, fresh fruit; Friday—Chef’s choice, fresh green salad with kidney beans, cauliflower, Farm Fresh Fruit (from Story Farm). All persons over 60 and spouses are invited to participate. 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 takeout 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. Mountain Top Senior Service Center is located at the Jewett Municipal Building, Route 23C, 518-263-4392.

Greene County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event, for Greene County residents only, will take place 7-11:30 a.m. Aug. 8 at the Greene County Highway Department, 67 Scott Lane, Athens. Proof of residency required.

In order to properly manage this event, reduce traffic and minimize waiting time, participants are requested to arrive during these suggested times according to the first letter of your last name: A-F, 7–8 a.m.; G-E, 8–9 a.m.; L-P, 9–10 a.m.; Q-U, 10–11 a.m.; V-Z, 11–11:30 a.m. Please call 518-943-4600 or email solidwaste@discovergreene.com if you have questions. Sponsored by the Greene County Legislature and the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.

Household hazardous waste is a household quantity of a product that is toxic in nature and should not be disposed of as everyday trash. It requires special handling, processing and disposal. Some of these materials may be recycled but are not part of our regular recycling program. Please take advantage of this opportunity to safely dispose of these materials.

Accepted: Acids and bases; automotive fluids, chlorine; cleaning products; driveway sealer; fire extinguishers; fluorescent light bulbs; gasoline and kerosene; hobby chemicals and paints; paint removers and thinners; oil based paints only; pesticides/herbicides/insecticides; photo chemicals; swimming pool chemicals; turpentine; varnish; weed killers; wood preservatives and stains.

We reserve the right to refuse any material deemed unacceptable by the on-site chemist. Not accepted: Reactives, explosives and ammunition; fireworks, flares and gunpowder; agricultural waste; commercial waste; compressed gases(aerosols are okay); controlled substances; empty aerosol cans (recyclable); empty paint cans (regular waste); industrial waste; infectious and biological wastes; known dioxins; medical waste; motor oil (recyclable at service stations); prescription medication and syringes; propane tanks (recyclable); radioactive materials; smoke detectors; any non-household quantities.

Next Lexington Farmers Market will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 1 at the Lexington Municipal Building.

The Town of Lexington Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary will meet under the pavilion at the Lexington Municipal Building at 7 p.m. Aug. 11.

Please keep our country and our leaders, all essential workers, police, firefighters, EMS, health providers, military and their families in prayer.

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

Johnson Newspapers 7.1

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