We extend sympathy to Adam and Alice Cross and family on the passing of Adam’s mother on March 17 in Florida.

Due to the cancellation of classes at HTC until April 13, the District is offering free meals for students. There are four locations for pick-ups: Haines Falls Fire Department, Tannersville Fire Department, Hunter Fire Department, Lexington Fire Company.

Pick-ups will be 7:30-9 a.m. Monday and Wednesday. Pick-up will include meals for the following: Monday (Monday and Tuesday); Wednesday (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday).

Breakfast includes: Cereal or grain (pop tarts/granola bar), fruit, milk, juice.

Lunch includes: Bagel Buddies, Yogurt Buddies, assorted wraps and sandwiches (including peanut butter and jelly, BBQ chicken wrap, deli sandwich or Buffalo chicken wrap); fruit, milk, veggies (example – carrot and celery sticks or roasted chickpeas). Contact: freefood@htcschools.org; 518-589-5400 X1008. Please call and leave a message noting if you are interested in participating and at what location.

Happy birthday to Peggy Rappleyea on March 27. March 27 is Eugene Constable’s birthday. Also celebrating a birthday on March 27 is Bob Hermance. Happy birthday to Paul Dwon on March 29. Former Lexington resident Marie Van Patten has her birthday on March 29. Birthday wishes go out on March 31 to Louise Van Etten. April 2 is Francis Driscoll’s birthday. Best wishes to all of you.

No surprise that the following have been canceled or postponed:

The Tai Chi for Health class scheduled to start March 25 in the Hunter Library is canceled.

Greene County Public Health Department Rabies Clinics for Greene County cats, dogs and ferrets scheduled for March 25 in Grapeville and April 22 in Lexington are canceled.

Town of Lexington Non-partisan meeting canceled for March 28 and currently rescheduled for 6-7 pm. April 25 in the Lexington/West Kill UMC hall. Springtime Fundraiser for Zadock Pratt Museum scheduled for March 29 at the Washington Irving Inn is now postponed. No church service on March 29 at the Lexington/West Kill UMC. Hopefully will resume in April. Bible Study canceled for now.

April 1, April Fool’s Day, has been canceled (or postponed?). Sorry, couldn’t resist that one.

Town of Lexington Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary meeting scheduled for April 14 is canceled.

April 16 is Ellouise Cole’s 90th birthday. The birthday party planned for Ellouise has been canceled but you can still send her happy birthday wishes to 1210 Florence Drive, Latham, NY 12110. Card shower!

Greene County Department of Human Services Senior Nutrition Program menu for the week of March 30 – April 3 is as follows: Monday—National Hot Chicken Day—Chicken Chow Mein, brown rice, oriental mixed vegetables, pineapple chunks with mandarin oranges; Tuesday—Cook’s choice, cauliflower, fruit cocktail; Wednesday—Pulled pork, baked beans, collard greens, apple cake; Thursday—Stuffed peppers, Italian mixed vegetables, fresh fruit; Friday—National Chocolate Mousse Day—Crab topped cod, green beans, fresh salad, red roasted potato, chocolate mousse. Please call the Mountain Top Senior Center in Jewett at 518-263-4392 at least a day in advance to reserve your meal. There are no indoor meals being served at the center but meals are available for take out only. Home delivery is continuing.

Thank you and God Bless all of the health care providers, pharmacies, law enforcement, EMS, firefighters, first responders, military, our local radio station WRIP, truck drivers, store employees, delivery drivers, postal workers, farmers, the list goes on, for working to keep us safe and provide for us.

Please continue to pray for our nation and all others dealing with the pandemic. Follow the recommended guidelines, stay home, wash your hands. Please be kind, considerate, compassionate and respectful. Give your family, friends, neighbors a call to see how they are and if they need anything. We need to watch out and care for each other. We are all in this together and we will get through this – together.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1

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