Monday, July 8

Henry G. Uhlig

February 14, 1937 ~ June 16, 2024

Henry G. Uhlig passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2024, at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on February 14, 1937, in Oriskany Falls, NY, the son of the late Henry and Gertrude (Godfrey) Uhlig. He was raised in Bouckville, NY and graduated from Madison Central School. On August 3, 1957, in Madison, NY, Henry married Viola M. Kemp and they raised their family in Bouckville. He joined the National Guard in 1956, rising to the rank of sergeant prior to his discharge in 1962. He was a well-known businessman, and formed Uhlig Brothers in 1967 with his brother, Drew. After running a successful snowmobile business, they transitioned into residential construction. Together they renovated and built many homes within the area, and each project, no matter how large or small, benefited from their craftsmanship and attention to detail. In 1990 Henry opened the Depot Antique Gallery in Bouckville, retiring from the business in 2023. Henry’s highest achievement from his business endeavors were the relationships he built with others. He was known for his quick smile, love of listening to and telling stories, his morning ritual of coffee and a donut, and his iconic hat.He loved animals and was an active member of the FFA in high school. He showed a calf that he raised, earning many showmanship ribbons, including grand champion. In the 1970’s he began a hobby of raising purebred Herefords, of which his favorite was Curly. He loved to travel, and visited many states with his wife, Viola. Henry’s greatest joy was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He formed a special connection with each family member, recognizing and appreciating their individual qualities. https://www.paulfuneralhome.net/obituary/Henry-Uhlig

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IN THE MAIL

Food Bank of CNY July Food Sense Menu:

Village of Waterville:

WCS Sports Booster Club:


Save the date for our chicken BBQ the sales from that are what make this event possible along with our scholarship program. So help us eat and sell chicken BBQ tickets when they go on sale stay tuned!

Waterville Area Food Pantry:

Waterville Residential Care Center:

We hope to see you this Thursday, July 11th! Can’t make it? Call anytime for a tour at 315-841-4156! 

Waterville Pop Warner:

FINAL SIGN-UP next Sunday, July 14 at Roc Star Ice Cream from 5-8 PM!  Come join the Eagles! Family-oriented program with the lowest registration prices around to boot! (Tackle:$100/ Cheer & Flag: $90 / Maximum Cost Per Family: $200)

MPS PTA:

As serene dreams come to an end we are so excited for our next show! We encourage our fellow fantasy-loving artists to please submit your work to the next show!
https://www.madwolfgallery.com/fantasyshow
August 9th, 2024 6 pm-8 pm opening show
The show is running August 9th-September 6th
Mon-Friday 10 am-4 pm

Waterville Volunteer Fire Department:

We will be hosting an Open House and Chicken BBQ on July 20th, 2024. Open House will begin at 10 AM. We will have fire truck tours, and the history of the Waterville Fire Department, and we will also have our water targets set up so you can take a shot at “putting the fire out” The chicken BBQ will start at 12 PM. It will be a drive-thru Chicken BBQ, but we will also have some picnic tables set up for you to sit and enjoy your dinner. The BBQ will be $13 and will include baked beans, salt potatoes, coleslaw, and some delicious Chobani Yogurt. We hope to see you there!!

Waterville Agricultral Education Program:

Divisions will include: heaviest, largest by diameter, tallest, ugliest, and wartiest! There will also be a judging category for storyboards- document the process with photos! (Pumpkins should be grown by the youth.)

Waterville Baptist Church:

VBS The Great Jungle Journey
Daily, July 15-19, 9 am-Noon
Pre-register by this link (https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSc…/viewform…)

Three Steeples United:

Community Breakfast at the Paris Hill Cafe starts again this Saturday, 6/29! Looking forward to seeing friends, new & old!

Mohawk Valley Astronomical Society:

Madison County Public Health:

The second clinic will be on May 21st at Gorman Community Center in Oneida from 4 PM to 7 PM. Interested Madison County residents need to follow the directions on the flyer to make an appointment on our website or call us at 315-366-2526.  A QR code for appointments and another one for downloading our app are provided on the flyer. Anyone who downloads the app will also get regular push notifications about upcoming rabies clinic locations and other events.

Paris celebrates 2,000th birthday

“On July 8, 1951, Paris, the capital city of France, celebrates turning 2,000 years old. In fact, a few more candles would’ve technically been required on the birthday cake, as the City of Lights was most likely founded around 250 B.C. The history of Paris can be traced back to a Gallic tribe known as the Parisii, who sometime around 250 B.C. settled an island (known today as Ile de la Cite) in the Seine River, which runs through present-day Paris. By 52 B.C., Julius Caesar and the Romans had taken over the area, which eventually became Christianized and known as Lutetia, Latin for “midwater dwelling.” The settlement later spread to both the left and right banks of the Seine and the name Lutetia was replaced with “Paris.” In 987 A.D., Paris became the capital of France. As the city grew, the Left Bank earned a reputation as the intellectual district while the Right Bank became known for business.”

To read the full article, click here: https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/paris-celebrates-2000th-birthday

“Then & Now: Main Street”
~Waterville Historical Society Facebook Page

AROUND TOWN:

Thank you to our wonderful community for sharing such a delightful evening with us last night at the Annual Summer Solstice Celebration! We know you were able to enjoy the music Kelly and Max provided. But we also hope you had a chance to stop by the Community Tables, but if not many will be back again on July 27th when we enjoy our second 4th Thursday lawn party. This includes Bareskin Cosmetics, Connected Community Schools, WatervilleMusic Boosters Music Boosters, Wilderness Adventures Health & Safety, Girl Scouts NYPNN, Learning at its Best – Student Success Services, Waterville Baptist Church.

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