Willsboro life is still on the fast track, with many choices of things to do. There was a very impressive dedication service for the "Healing Garden" down at the end of the Memorial Cemetery on Saturday, June 18. This is developing into a peaceful garden area for persons to go and reflect on lost loved ones, especially those that have lost children. One of these days take a ride down and take a look, it is located on the side of the cemetery near the storage units.
This is the big school reunions weekend, the class celebrating 50 years since their graduation, are planning to get together and then they are the special guest of the current graduating class on the evening of June 24. The class of 1951 is celebrating their 60th year and have planned a couple of times together. This year the two people added to the Wall of Distinction are Evelyn Foley and Ken Coonrod, they will also be honored at the graduation ceremony. The Alumni Banquet will be held at Crickets on Saturday, June 25, starting at 3 p.m.
Ada and Alan Hutchins are holding an open house to honor the memory of her mother, Ada Sharrow, who passed away recently. This event will be held at their home on 220 Reber Road from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 25. They would welcome those wishing to share their remembrances of times with Ada.
The Paine Library had a used book sale this past weekend and will be hosting an exhibit of Patricia Reynolds paintings and Ben Rowe's photography the week of June 27 to July 12, during regular Library hours. The Willsboro Heritage Center has its season's opening on Sunday, June 26, at 7 p.m. with a chance to view the new summer exhibit. The town was really hopping with some 25 or more yard sales this past weekend, some great bargains. There will be a yard sale at the Methodist Church Parsonage lawn with household items from a house closing on June 25.
Special congratulations to Bob Bridge on his recent 85th birthday. A special gathering was enjoyed by the Hunn Family to celebrate their parents 60th Anniversary. They were also honored at the Essex church this past Sunday.
Happy Birthday to: Raymond Demar Sr., June 27; Karin Buck, June 28; Ken Stafford, June 28; Kristen Young, June 29; Ann Marcotte, June 29; Tammy Benway, July 1; and Bob McShane, July 2. Happy Anniversary Nancy and Sherman Randall, June 28; and Bobbie and Brad Paye, July 3.