Willsboro Column

The recent cold weather shows us that we can not say that we have not had a real winter this year, lets hope that the extreme cold will kill all those germy bugs that ae floating around this season.

January marks that one half of the school year has passed and the students get their grade standing this past week. Hopeful that the majority of the students have done well. I still fell that we have a great school system and the students are taking advantage of all that is available to them, as well as the extra activities as together these are great character builders.

The family of Edna Coonrod are hosting an Open House to celebrate her 85th Birthday on Saturday, Feb. 9 over at Rick's Restaurant between 1 and 3 p.m. any interested persons are welcome to drop in, she reminds me of the energized Bunny that never seems to run down, she just keeps going and going; she does so much for others so be sure to stop in and wish her many more birthdays.

Valentine's Day is fast approaching and would remind those chocolate lovers of the now annual Paine Library Friends Chocolate Tasting Event on Sunday, Feb. 10 between 2 and 4 p.m. in the afternoon for the admission fee of $5 and you can sample all those tempting chocolate desserts and they will also have some for sale. If you did not get your sweetheart her special chocolate gift, here is your chance to pick a special treat.

The Willsboro Congregational Church is continueing their Winter "Coffee House Series", This session will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. with an adult admission of $5 and children $2. This session will feature the music of "Towne Meeting" group that play classic Rock & acoustic Rock, they are from Plattsburg, sounds like an evening of enjoyable music and homemade refreshment are also available for sale.

Reports are good on the progress of the conversion of the Old High School into places for Senior housing, the owner hopes to have people moved in this spring.

Happy Birthday To: Scott Marcotte Jan. 5, Dutchie Ahrent Jan. 5, Amanda Ahrent Jan. 5, Anna Mayville Jan 6, Roger King Jan. 6, Taylor Strong Jan. 6, Edna Coonrood Jan. 7, Nicholas Ball Jan. 9.

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