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New Kingston News: June 24, 2009

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.


New Kingston News: June 17, 2009

Charles and Katy Gray of Las Vegas spent a week with his mother Jean Gray and visited his father Nelson “Bud” Gray at Mountainside Residential Care Center.


New Kingston News: June 10, 2009

David and Laurie Sherman of Newton, Mass., spent the Memorial Day weekend with his mother Blossom Sherman.


New Kingston News: May 20, 2009

New Kingston Valley Grange held its first meeting of the year since they closed the hall after their December meeting.


Fran Faulkner home after three-month world cruise

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.


New Kingston woman's round-the-world journey is 2/3 complete

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.


World traveler's trail leads to stop in Japan

This is the fourth installment in a series following New Kingston resident Fran Faulkner and her sister, Sandy Holsten, as they sail around the world in 90 days.

Seven days after departing Sydney, Australia, we arrived at Yokohama, Japan.


New Zealand among stops on New Kingston woman's long cruise

This is the third installment in a series following New Kingston resident Fran Faulkner and her sister, Sandy Holsten, as they sail around the world in 90 days.


New Kingston residents take icy plunge to help raise funds for Polar Bear Jump

By Julia Green
For most people, winter has lost its luster by mid-February. Patience with the cold has worn thin, the beauty of the snow has waned, and people look forward to the pending bloom of spring. Two New Kingston residents, however, opted to immerse themselves in the frigid cold of winter one more time. Literally.


Trip around the world makes its way to Mexico

This is the third installment in a series following New Kingston resident Fran Faulkner and her sister, Sandy Holsten, as they sail around the world in 90 days.

By Fran Faulkner
Preparations for the Queen Mary 2 to sail away from Callao began at 6 p.m.  Tugboats turned the ship around and headed it out to sea. Then, as we were leaving the harbor, the pilot boat arrived to pick up the pilot who had boarded earlier to guide us out of the harbor. 


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