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Worship services for the DeLancey, Hamden and West Delhi churches during September will be held in Hamden church at 11 a.m. with Rev. Connie Stone.

The town’s bicentennial meeting will be tonight - Thursday Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. at the Hamden Town Hall. Come with your suggestions and be ready to help.

When I talked to my granddaughter Amanda Boland who lives in San Diego, Calif. this morning, she told me they were waiting on the hurricane but they hope it will calm down before it hits them.

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

Delhi Farmers Market is held 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. 18 - Bad Poetry Day, Kool Aid Day, Mail Order Catalog Day, National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence; Aug. 19 - International Homeless Animals Day, National Honey Bee Day, World Photo Day; Aug. 20 - National Radio Day; Aug. 21 - Poet’s Day, Senior Citizens Day; Aug. 22 - Be An Angel Day, National Tooth Fairy Day; Aug. 23 - Ride the Wind Day, Aug. 24 - National Waffle Iron Day, International Strange Music Day; Aug. 25 - Kiss and Make Up Day, National Park Service Day, National Whiskey Sour Day, National Second Hand Wardrobe Day; Aug. 26 - International Bat Night, National Dog Day, National Toilet Paper Day.

Grandma’s recipe for Zucchini Cake: 2 1/2 cups flour, 2 cups sugar, 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp baking soda, 1 cup oil, 4 eggs, 2 cups shredded zucchini, 1/2 cup chopped walnuts. In a mixing bowl combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, salt, baking powder and baking soda. Combine oil and eggs; add to dry ingredients and mix well. Add zucchini, stir until throughly combined. Fold in walnuts. Pour into a greased 13” x 9“ x 2” baking pan. Bake at 350 for 35 to 40 minutes or until tested done. Frosting, 1 (3 ounce) pkg cream cheese, softened; 1/4 cup butter or oleo, 1 Tblsp. milk, 1 tsp vanilla, 2 cups confectioners sugar. In a small bowl beat cream cheese, butter, milk, and vanilla until smooth.  Add conf. sugar and mix well. Frost cake when cool.

My Thoughts of the week: The week is over and the Walton Fair is over for another year. It was a good time for all and especially a good time for the kids. Now its time for the state fair and then it will be time for school to start.

Lynn Kinch’s joke of the week:  An employer asked an applicant, “How long did you work at your other job?” “Fifty-five years,” the applicant replied. “How could you work somewhere for 55 years when you’re only 45?” The employer exclaimed. “Overtime.”

Senior Moments: An elderly man walks into a department store looking to buy bedsheets. The young salesman asks, “Are you concerned about thread count?” Confused, the man replies, “Don’t worry about that. I’ll count them all when I get home.”

A cute saying: I believe in democracy because it releases the energies of every human being.

Helpful Hints: Create a non-stick grill. Preheat a clean grill until nice and hot. Spear half a raw potato on a long barbecue fork making sure the tines don’t poke out through the cut side of the tater. Rub the speared potato firmly over the grill coating as much of the metal as possible. The starch from the potato will form a barrier between the grill and food create a non-stick surface.