New Kingston — The State Department announced that it is planning to raise passport fees, but customers can avoid the increase by getting their passports now. As a convenience to postal customers, New Kingston Post Office will host a passport day and accept passport applications on Saturday, March 27 from 8 a.m. to noon at the New Kingston Post Office.
By Brian Sweeney
The good news from last week’s historic snowstorm was that the predicted high winds never materialized. As a result, the broken trees and power outages that many had feared, were minimal.
New Kingston Valley Grange held its regular meeting Thursday night. Several members took a collection for the Food Bank. The Lecturer, Sandra Greene, announced the birthdays of Lynda Ploutz the 18th, Loretta Keator 29th, Sandra Greene 27th and Marian Schimmel 31st.
New Kingston Valley Gange held their regular meeting last week Thursday night. The guest speaker was New York State Grange Master Oliver Orton. Master Edwin Vermilyea presented Ken Taylor his 25-year member pin.
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.