Willsboro Column

Willsboro sure is coming alive with many different activities to take in. This past week the school budget passed even with a low turn out of voters against the number that are eligible to vote. The same evening there was an outstanding student art exhibit, and a great music concert. We are so blessed to have these special departments to offer the arts to our students. There will be another exhibit of the students work this coming weekend. Also the Drama Club will be presenting a theater production of “12 Angry Jurors” performed in the round. This production will take place at the school on May 30 and 31 at 7 p.m., and June 1 at 2 p.m. with a $5 admission. Another big attraction is the 2013 Willsboro Bluegrass & Traditional Music Festival on Sunday, June 2, starting at 2 p.m. Many string instruments will be featured, for more details call 963-4456 Ext. 221.

The Paine Memorial Library starts their summer season with Jim Friday’s photography exhibit from June 5 through June 25 during regular library hours.

The featured speaker for Memorial Day program was Richard Morgan who served in the Navy. Hope you noticed the flag display at the Gilliland Cemetery, decorated for the holiday by Ann Choate’ Girl Scout troop and Larry Allen.

The Alumni Banquet is coming up soon, Saturday, June 22, and they would like reservations to get to them soon, forms are on their web site. There will be three honored guest at this year’s event: Catherine Sullivan, Audery Dickerson, Flora McLean. The banquet will be held at the VFW building in Keeseville.

Farmer’s Market will be starting up soon at the same site as last year. The Town Wide Yard Sale will take place on Saturday, June 15. Get your name on the map. Ed Collins is once again got his great onions for sale at his place and also at the Diner.

Congratulations to a Willsboro Alumni Ben Rowe who recently graduated from SUNY Plattsburgh with a degree in photojournalism, he also recently won second place in a N.Y. Association contest for an article he submitted.

Sympathy to the families of Raymond Stafford and Michael Kelley who both passed away recently.

Happy Birthday to: John Uhlig June 1, Sue Dwyer June 2, Richard Morgan June 6, Lindsay Hammel June 6. Several Anniversaries Leanna & Dick Deneal June 8, Vivian & John Ball June 8, Terry & Jean McMahon June 8,Tim & Tammy Benway June 9.

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