I haven’t seen lights on in Kingsland Square Bistro and Bakery for a while now.
Received an email from Danny Kaifetz, Director of North Country Honor Flight, who reports: “In 2013 we flew FIVE flights and 82 WWII veterans to their Memorial in Washington DC, and for 2014 we have SEVEN flights scheduled for over 100 veterans, plus three flights planned for Vermont.
Your volunteer firefighters of Westport Hose Company No. 1 would like to thank all those who offered their support by purchasing raffle tickets for our annual holiday Baskets of Cheer.
Well, 2013 is in the past and 2014 has started.
Received an email from Chris Maron, Executive Director of Champlain Area Trails, informing me that the entries for the photography contest are all in and can be viewed online at champlainareatrails.com.
A reminder that the Teens for Marines Toys for Tots Fundraiser will be this Friday, Dec. 13 in the Rainbow Banquette Hall in Altona in the Blue Room from six until nine at night.
Received an email from Chris Maron Executive Director of Champlain Area Trails reminding me that time is running out on the Fall CATS writing/photography contest.
Received an email from the North Country Honor Flight.
The North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association will be hosting a special Local History Experience.
Our Free Library has a children’s reading this Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 10 a.m.
My congratulations and thanks to the North Country Honor Flight who so beautifully honored our veterans on Nov. 2 at Hawkins Hall on Plattsburgh State University.
The vote is in and as of the end of December 2014 Keeseville will be no more.
At the time I write this column we are still two days away from the voting on the referendum on the dissolution of Keeseville.
Tuesday, Oct. 22, is an important day for Keeseville residents as voting on the referendum whether or not to approve the dissolution plan for the Village Keeseville.
The Anderson Falls Heritage Society has one last event planned for this year occurring on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 6:30 p.m.
The Anderson Falls Heritage Society has two more wonderful events planned for this year.
I stopped into Mac’s Grocery this past weekend.
I’m sorry to see Mac’s Grocery close down.
I received an exciting email concerning downtown’s Kingsland Square Bistro.
I received an email from Rick Weerts, Camp Director for the local Cub Scouts.
The Chesterfield Fish and Game Club will be having a gun show on Aug.31 through Sept.1 at the club house on Green Street in Clintonville.
This is the week that Champlain Area Trails will be hosting a bridge building workshop.
The Elks will be having their last family fun movie night this Friday Aug. 9, with a showing of “The Ultimate Gift.”
I had a week off from work this past week and managed to get to the Kingsland Square Bistro for a wonderful breakfast sandwich and smoothie.
Anderson Falls Heritage Society is presenting Roger Harwood speaking on 20th Century Camps on Valcour Island Thursday July 18 at 7 p.m. at the Society Museum located at 96 Clinton Street.
Don’t forget the Farmer’s Market every Wednesday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Thursday, July 4, members and veterans of the North Country Honor Flight will be in the Parade in Plattsburgh.
I had off from work this past Wednesday and took advantage to explore the new downtown Keeseville.
It was great to see Front Street active again.
The Fifth Annual Keeseville Elk’s Lodge Pig n’ Swig is this Sunday, Father’s Day.
Another busy week in Keeseville with the second North Country Honor Flight flying out of Clinton County Airport on a Pen Air charter flight with sixteen World War II veterans from our area and sixteen volunteer Guardians on Saturday, June 8.
I received this notification from North Country Honor Flight Director Danny Kaifetz, “One of our Honor Flight veterans, Mr. Albert Sabanos was not able to make our initial flight as he was rushed to Long Island by ambulance and underwent heart surgery last week.
My apologies to our soon to open new Bistro in downtown Keeseville, I left out a word in its name last week.
All the hard work has paid off this weekend as the first North Country Honor Flight will head to the National World War II Memorial in Washington D.C.
Happy May to everyone reading this column. Hopefully the April showers will bring Goff Flowers to us soon!
Got an email from Danny Kaifetz, Director for the North Country Honor Flight.
Busy Saturday (April 20) this week. First the Knights of Columbus are hosting a fundraising Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings to benefit the World War II Veterans going on the first two North Country Honor Flights.
Good week for emails so I have plenty to report.
Fairly quiet week with nice weather.
First up congratulations to the Lady Patriots for a remarkable season. You all should be very proud of your accomplishments.
The weather is changing and the AuSable Chasm is absolutely gorgeous as is the Lake.
I talked to Mary Ann Goff of the Keeseville Free Library right before writing this column.
At this point there is only one seat left on the first Honor Flight this May 18.
I received more communication from the Director the North Country Honor Flight.
I have just learned that we have a newly founded North Country Honor Flight here in Keeseville which services Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties.
From 4 until 7 p.m. on Sunday Feb. 10 at the Keeseville Elk’s Lodge will be a benefit dinner for Jason and Kira Witherwax who lost their house in a fire.
Recently, two very active organizations have received richly deserved accolades from their fields.
Not much new to report this week.
The big vote concerning the potential to dissolve Keeseville is coming up quickly.
Happy New Year every one. I hope the year brings you much peace and love.