The towns bicentennial meeting will be held Thursday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. at the town hall. Come with your idess on plans and be ready to help.

Do you have a birthday in August? If so I hope you had or have a nice one: Mike Ford, Michell Stoop, Sue McNee, Joshua Clark, Linda Shepard, Gina Ordmandy, Kathrine Ford, Katy Cairns, Zachary Newkerk, Adain Jones, Myritta Jones, Barb Doyle, Chris Titch, Louise Kirk, Abby Josie, Brad Anderson, Wilbur Mallory, Charlotte Szczech, Jim Gay, Kim Shepard, Ginny Bell, Katie Anderson, Marty Foster, Lillian Wright, Carly Burczak, Tim shampine, Linda Soule, Becky Miller, Myra White, Alexander Imperi, Gary Manning, Katie Miller.

And August was a popular month to get married: Those couples were Mike and Sherrie Simmons, Bryan and Norie Fitch, Jim and Teresa Burczak, Ryan and Bev Kilmer, John and Julie Colon, Roger and Dolores Dibble, Gary and Joyce Manning, Harry and Betty Bell, Harold and Lorraine Kelly, Roger and Joan Bolles, Tom and Jane Burgin, Junior and Jane Howard, Bill and Charle Cash, Greg and Amanda Boland, Marty and Mary Conklin.

Hamden Schoolhouse Museum, East River Road, is open for visitors to come see the many interesting items from past years on display there. Historians Caroline and William Wright will be available on these dates to show you around, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Saturday, Aug.26; Saturday, Sept. 9, and Sunday, Sept. 24; Sunday, Oct. 8, Saturday, Oct. 21 - or by appointment. Call 607-746-7479.

Delhi Farmers Market Wednesdays, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Delhi Village Square.

Bingo at Delhi American Legion, Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Come and bring a friend.

Aug. 12, Middle Child Day, International Youth Day, National Garage Sale Day, World Elephant Day, National Bowling Day, Hame Sewing Machine Day; Aug. 13, Global Sleep Under the Stars Night, International Lefthander’s Day; Aug. 14 - National Lizard Day, V-J Day; Aug. 15, Best Friends Day, Moms Equal Pay Day, National Thrift Shop Day, National Relaxation Day; Aug. 16 - National roller coaster Day, National Airborne Day, Tell a Joke Da, Aug. 17 - I love my feet day, National nonprofit Day, Black Cat Appreciation Day, Baby Boomers Recognition Day.

Grandma’s recipe: Rich Liddle’s request for my Chili Sauce; 12 ripe tomatoes peeled and diced, 6 onions cut up, 3 green peppers cut up, 2 cups sugar, 2 1/2 cups vinegar, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp. cloves, 1 tsp nutmeg. Mix all together in a large pot and simmer slowly for about 4 hours. Fill pint jars and seal while hot.

My Thoughts of the week: I hope all got out to enjoy the Walton Fair this week. There is always so much to see and do down there for the week.

Lynn Kinch’s joke of the week: A girl asked Mom, “Can you help me find the lowest common denominator in this math problem?” “They haven’t found it yet, her mother replied. I was looking for it when I was a kid.”

Senior Moments: The most overlooked advantage to owning a computer is that if they foul up, there’s no law against whacking them around a little.

A cute saying: Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country

Helpful Hints: Got a fruit fly problem? Pour some balsamic vinegar in a small bowl, put plastic wrap tightly over the top and poke holes in it. Place near fruit fly infestation - it will attract and kill the flies.

Send your news to me at or call 607-746-6860

Worship services for the DeLancey, Hamden and West Delhi churches during August are held in DeLancey Church at 11 a.m. with Rev. Connie Stone.

Hamden Senior Citizen dish to pass dinner and meeting Wednesday, Aug. 30 at noon at the town hall. Come join the others for a fun day together.