Margaretville — The New Kingston “Whoop-de-Doo,” a celebration of local food, fun and folkways that was held annually from 1969 to 1976, is the subject of a new exhibit in the history display case at the Middletown Town Hall.
New Kingston Valley Grange held its regular meeting Thursday night, July 2. A potluck supper was at 6 p.m., with the meeting following.
Sandra Greene, lecturer, held a quiz on the presidents and announced the July birthdays: Barbara Condon, the 19th; Edwin Vermilyea, the 21st and Barbara Kapitko the 30th.
Douglas and Barb Condon attended the high school graduation of their granddaughter Megan Dahlgreen at the Roundout Valley High School and a party following at Stone Ridge Park.
Bob Taylor and Darlene and her granddaughter Serina of Las Cruces, New Mexico spent several days with his parents Dave and Georgia Taylor.
Several New Kingston Valley Grange members went to the Hobart Funeral Home Thursday afternoon for the viewing of Barbara Hill of Harpersfield. She was a devoted Grange member of Colonel Harper Grange, the Delaware County Pomona Grange, State Grange and National Grange.
This is the final installment of the chronical of a three-month trip of a lifetime embarked upon by New Kingston resident Fran Faulkner.
After our wonderful tour of Athens, Greece, we sailed through the Ionian Sea and the Strait of Messina. Our ship took us close to the volcano island of Stromboli, which had recently erupted, and we took several photos. We then docked at Civitavecchia, the port for Rome, Italy.
Following are the latest writings from New Kingston resident Fran Faulkner chronicaling her 90-day journey around the world.
At this point we are two-thirds of the way through our voyage and sailing through the Malacca Strait, which divides Malaysia and Indonesia, toward Cochin, India. On deck, we enjoyed the mild air and relaxed on deck chairs. We had three days at sea to enjoy activities on ship, and we attended a series of lectures given by Dr. Denny Whitford from the University of Maryland.