Lake Huntington News 3/1

Yes, I was in Paris for a week, with my sister and brother in law. My cousins from England came over and surprised us. We had the best time ever, I went to an opera, "The Barber of Seville"—been there done that, never have to do it again. We saw the Eiffel Tower, the Mona Lisa, Notre Dame, and other churches and museum. We were going to take a boat ride on the Seine River but it was over flowing first time in 100 years. I had my picture taken near Rodin’s “The Kiss.” Paris has the best French onion soup, and I ate French fries just so I can say I ate French food. I am a very picky eater so when my cousin’s wife was trying to get me to eat snails—NO WAY. I’m thinking about a trip to England in my future, even though I am Irish, not English.

My great-grandfather and his sister left Ireland in the late 1800’s; his sister stayed in England and he came to America.

In the month of March, I will be at Town Hall on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays collecting taxes from 4 to 7 p.m. The Cochecton Youth Commission still has room on the bus to go see The Knicks on March 11. For more info, call Sue at 845/866-0853.

ROYCROFT’S ROAR TRICKY TRAY: on Saturday, March 10, 2018, a benefit will be held for Dottie Champion Roycroft at the Delaware Youth Center, Callicoon, NY. Doors open at 1pm, with calling at 2:30. Special raffles, 50/50, and refreshments available for purchase. Admission $5, additional tickets $5 or 3 for $10. Special tables $2 each or 6 for $10, grand special table $3 each or 4 for $10. 50/50’s $1 each or an arm’s length for $10. Special Admission package $10 ($15 value) includes Admission, 1 50/50, 3 Special Raffles and 1 Grand Special Raffle. If you would like to make a donation to the tricky tray or to the family, please give Penny Ackerman a call at 845/701-2065.

On Saturday March 17, there will be a St. Patrick’s Day Dinner at Holy Cross Church 2pm. For reservations, mail a check to James Henke by 3/10/2018 at PO Box 215, Callicoon, NY 12723 with the number of tickets. Adults $15, Children 7-15 $10, kids under 6 free.

Save the date: Penny Social at the Lake Huntington Presbyterian Church sponsored by the Ladies Aid on April 21. Details to follow.

Keep smiling and have a great week! You can e-mail me at or call 845/252-3568 if you have any news. You can always check me out at in Community Living.


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