New Kingston

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. 


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.


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