Town Talk

Pitkin’s legacy: to help others

Shortly before his untimely death noted historian and ghost researcher David Pitkin donated a quantity of his book “Haunted Warren County” to the Warrensburgh Historical Society. The book is now on sale at the Warrensburgh Museum of Local History, which the Society operates for the town of Warrensburg.

In accordance with Pitkin’s request that donations in his memory be made to a local food pantry, half of the price of the book will be donated to the food pantry at North Country Ministry.

The museum is located at 3754 Main St. —the VFW Building. Museum hours are 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays. Admission is free.

Pitkin’s book my be mail-ordered by sending a check for $18 plus $2.25 postage to Warrensburgh Historical Society, P. O. Box 441, Warrensburg, NY 12885. For book order form listing all the Society's offerings, see: www.whs12885.org.

Clothing sought for Ministry

North Country Ministry's clothing center in Warrensburg is now accepting Spring and Summer clothing in all sizes and for both men and women with a particular need for baby and children's clothing. Also accepted are bed linens, and towels. For details, call the center at 623-2829.

St. Patrick's Day Concert slated

Courtly Music and the Adirondack Recorder Band will present a concert of Irish, Welsh, and Scottish songs and dances at 2 p.m. Sunday March 17 at St. Cecilia's Church on Main Street in Warrensburg — across from Cumberland Farms convenience store. A donation of $10 is requested. All proceeds will be given to North Country Ministry, an outreach to area citizens in need.

Special Days in the Queen Village

March birthday wishes go out to Danielle Robichaud, and Austin Markey.

On July 4, the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce is presenting Warrensburg Day to honor the town’s bicentennial.

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