Condolences to the family and friends of Roger Shoemaker.

Michael and Connie Constable and daughters Cassandra and MacKenzie enjoyed dinner at the home of Carol and Alden “Skeet” Constable Feb. 13. MacKenzie and Cassandra and her dog Harley stayed with Carol and Skeet through Sunday. Was a very enjoyable time for everyone.

My apologies for leaving out the birthdays last week. Happy birthday to Cindy Nelson, Feb. 11. Feb. 12 was Mary Cline’s birthday. Ray Albino’s birthday was Feb. 13. Celebrating birthdays on Feb. 15 were Marie Cross and Judy Haskins. Feb. 17 was Betty O’Hara’s birthday. Happy belated birthday to you all. Debbie Valerio’s birthday is Feb. 18. Feb. 21 is Carolyn Bennett’s birthday. Laurie Brezniceanu’s birthday is Feb. 24. Also celebrating a birthday on Feb. 24 is Ken Aurigema. Best wishes to all.

The Jewett and Acra Senior Nutrition Sites are providing meals to homebound meal recipients. Volunteers are needed to pick up the meals. There are no congregate meals, take out only because of COVID guidelines. Meals are available for pick up from 11:30 a.m.-noon at the Jewett Municipal Building, Route 23C, Jewett, 518-263-4392 and the Acra Community Center, Old Route 23, Cairo, 518-622-9898. There are also sites at the Rivertown Senior Center, 39 Second St., Athens, 518-945-2700 and Robert Antonelli Senior Center, 15 Academy St., Catskill, 518-943-1343. All persons 60 and older and spouses are invited to receive Monday through Friday for a suggested contribution of $4 per meal. Each site serves the same menu item for the day. Please sign up at least a day in advance if you wish lunch from any of the sites. If you have signed up and become unable to pick up your meal, please call as soon as you can to cancel. This helps to reduce food waste.

Daylight Saving Time begins March 14.

Continued prayers for the family of John Knapp, George Dart, Annette Waller and Roger Shoemaker.

Prayers for Pastor Bob and Kate Barnum, Alida Bloodgood, Ellouise Cole, Marilyn and Nancy Dippold, Donna Falke, Linda Falke, Betty Hapeman, Jerry and Margaret Lawrence, Janice Maben, Maureen McCullar, Barbara and Bill Mead, 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, Harvey Truesdell, Debbie Wandursky, Mickie Winters, all who are struggling and recovering with Covid.

Spring arrives on March 20.

Until next week take care, be thankful, courteous, respectful, compassionate and kind.

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