Betsy Pellitteri was guest speaker at the Lexington/West Kill UMC on Jan. 5 in Pastor Bob’s absence. She gave a very inspiring sermon on “Hope.”

Happy birthday to Alvena Hitchcock — 102 years young Jan. 9. All our best wishes, Alvena! Adam Cross has a birthday on Jan. 9 also. Jan. 10 is Nancy Bower’s birthday. Happy birthday wishes to Mary Palazzolo on Jan. 12. Also celebrating a birthday on Jan. 12 is Diane Cross. Jan. 13 is Roseann West’s birthday. Maurice Nelson’s birthday is Jan. 14. It’s happy birthday on Jan. 15 to Mike Ryan. Jan. 16 we wish Jannel Mellott a very happy birthday. Bridget Osborn celebrates her birthday on Jan. 17. Best wishes to all.

Combined Sunday worship service will be held at 10 a.m. Jan. 12 at the Jewett Presbyterian Church, Route 17. In Pastor Bob’s absence, Jim Franz will be guest speaker. Bible studies will resume Jan. 20 in the Lexington/West Kill UMC when Pastor Bob returns.

You are invited to attend the non-partisan meeting and help create the future of Lexington at 6 p.m. Jan. 25, location to be announced. Join us when we vote on projects to pursue, listen to Liza and Paul Dwon talk about Lexington’s emergency services, get an update on the status of the comprehensive plan, find out about the progress on the reshaping of the website, and discuss town current events.

Feb. 14 is Valentine’s Day. You know what else is on Feb. 14 — the annual TGIF Brooks’ BBQ at the Lexington/West Kill UMC in Lexington. Bring your sweetie for a delicious chicken dinner and cupcakes for dessert from 3-6 p.m. Enjoy the fellowship in the dining hall or pick up some takeouts. Adult dinner is $12; children 5–10 are $5; and under 5 years are free.

I have received catalogs with Valentine, St. Patrick’s Day and Easter decorations already. Have you taken down your Christmas decorations yet?

By the way, Daylight Saving Time starts March 8.

Until next week take care, be thankful and please be kind to one and all.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1


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