New Kingston

Uruguay next stop for world traveler from New Kingston

This is the second installment in a series following New Kingston resident Fran Faulkner and her sister, Sandy Holsten, as they sail around the world in 90 days.
Our third port of call was Montevideo, Uruguay. We had to wait at anchor until weather conditions allowed us to enter the harbor.


New Kingston woman traveling around the world in 90 days

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — On Tuesday, Jan. 13, New Kingston resident Fran Faulkner and her sister, Sandy Holsten of Landenberg, Pa., boarded the Queen Mary 2 at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., for a 90-day cruise around the world.
Faulkner and Holsten’s accommodations aboard the liner are located in the central part of the ship, ensuring a smoother ride, and include two beds, a loveseat, desk, closet space, bathroom and a sheltered balcony. Upon arriving in their cabin, the women reclaimed their luggage, which they had shipped with the Cunard White Star Luggage Service a week prior to embarking.


New Kingston News: Oct. 29, 2008

New Kingston Valley Grange held their Good Granger of the Year dinner Thursday night at Ayla’s in Arkville. There were about 30 attending. Master Edwin Vermilyea announced that Wanda Lanzi was the Granger of the Year and presented her a prize.


New Kingston News: Oct. 22, 2008

Extended sympathy to Charles Schafer’s family. He passed away on Oct. 8.
Barbara Kapitko, Ginny McCumber, Tillie Fairbairn and Wanda Lanzi attended the Roxbury Senior luncheon and card party on Oct. 8.
Pauline Kawczak and daughter of Fonda were in the valley Wednesday calling on friends. They took Ila Faulkner out for lunch.


New Kingston News: Oct. 1, 2008

New Kingston has an increase in population. Charles (Chuck) Jr. and Sarah Scully, who recently married, have moved into the apartment over the post office. Welcome to the community.


New Kingston News: September 24, 2008

Douglas and Barbara Condon visited his brother James (Stub) Condon Saturday afternoon at Countryside Care Center in Delhi. Wanda Lanzi, Ginny McCumber and Barbara Condon visited Marguerite Fairbairn Wednesday afternoon in Dry Brook. They enjoyed playing pinochle.


Gillibrand supporters rally in New Kingston

More than 40 people joined Alan Dee and Frank Buffone at their New Kingston residence Saturday afternoon for a “Farm Country Rally for Gillibrand.” Representative Kirsten Gillibrand is running for reelection to New York’s 20th U.S. Congressional District.


Gillibrand fund-raiser September 20 at New Kingston residents' home

New Kingston residents Frank Buffone and Alan Dee will host a fund-raiser rally for U.S. Congresswoman Kirsten Gillibrand at their home on Saturday Sept. 20th from 2 to 4 p.m.
Calling the event “A Farm Country Rally for Gillibrand,” organizers Buffone and Dee said, “Kirsten Gillibrand has represented the people of our district successfully in her first term. She supports local control of alternative energy sources, she has always been available to listen to local concerns, and has been a strong supporter of veterans. There is no question in our minds that she is the better candidate, and that is why we are doing everything we can to support her re-election.”


New Kingston News: September 10, 2008

New Kingston Valley Grange held their regular meeting Thursday night preceded by a potluck supper.
Lecturer Georgia Taylor announced the birthday of Janet Vermilyea on the 30th. Peg and Bud Barnes, Marian Schimmel, Dave Taylor and Georgia played several tunes on their instruments and asked the grangers to “name that tune.” Her closing thought was “It is better to know a few things that are true, than to believe a lot of things that are false.”


New Kingston News: August 27, 2008

Betty Elliott spent from Tuesday through last week Thursday with her daughter Jackie Helmer in Kingston.
Karen Northrup and son Ryan of Columbus, NC visited her mother Doris Hosier last week. She brought Ryan up to Clarkson College at Potsdam. Karen came back and spent a couple of days with her mother on her way back to Columbus.


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