Thursday, May 19

IN MEMORIAM

Mary E. Bourdeau

September 6, 1938 – Friday, May 13, 2022
Oriskany Falls-Mary E. Bourdeau, 83, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 13, 2022 at the Waterville Residential Care Center.Mary was born in Oriskany Falls on September 6, 1938, the daughter of the late Cyril and Mary Yeckel Reilly.  She graduated from Oriskany Falls High School in 1955. On July 25, 1959, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, in Oriskany Falls, she married Marvin J. Bourdeau…Click HERE for the complete obituary.

Jane N. Sakaguchi

November 30, 1936 — May 16, 2022
Jane N. Sakaguchi, 85, of Waterville, NY, passed away Monday, May 16, 2022 at the Waterville Residential Center. She was born in Newark, NJ on November 30, 1936, a daughter of the late George H. and Mhora Currie Newsom. She was a graduate of local schools and received her Bachelor of Science degree from Ursinus College in Collegeville, PA…Click HERE for the complete obituary.

Richard J. Wolanski


December 21, 1945 — May 17, 2022
Richard J. “Butch” Wolanski, 76, of New Hartford, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at his home.He was born December 21, 1945, in Utica, the son of the late Joseph and Anne Zyla Wolanski. He was a graduate of Oriskany Falls High School, MVCC and received both his Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree from The New School for Social Research…Click HERE for the complete obituary.


WEATHER


LOCAL CALENDARS

Village of Waterville
Waterville Central School
Waterville Public Library
Waterville First

IN THE MAIL

It Takes A Village Diaper Bank

The drive through diaper giveaway is back!! Join us Saturday, May 21st from 9am- 12 in the Waterville United Methodist Church parking lot. No preregistration is required. We will be giving out one pack of diapers per family. In addition to diapers, we will have prepackaged bags of like-new clothes from infant-4t and baby formula while supplies last. No, this is not too good to be true, we just ask that you only take what you need. We are blessed to have a community that cares to be able to offer this amazing service to you all. If you have any questions at all please message the It Takes A Village Diaper bank through Facebook messenger and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Please mark your calendars, we can’t wait to see you!!
Join us for chicken BBQ on Memorial Day.
The parade starts at 9AM with a memorial service at the park immediately after.
Waterville Pop Warner will be having a Golf Tournament on Sunday July 10th.
It will be a memorial tournament for Ernie Werner who was
instrumental in getting our program up and running.
Visit the Waterville Pop Warner Facebook page for updated information.
While we’re busy replacing our carpets and setting up the Creative Media Lab, on site programming will be
limited…that’s why we’re encouraging you to participate in our “Get Caught Reading” photo contest!
During the month of May grab your favorite book (or the one you’re reading at the moment), find a fun place
to read (inside/outside/upside down even) and have someone take your picture! Then, email it to us at watervillecommunications@midyork.org to enter for a chance to win a fun prize (TBA)! Submissions will be
displayed on the “Programs & Extras” page of our website. Voting will take place on our Facebook and
Instagram pages beginning May 23rd and ending May 30th. So, tell your friends and family to cast their votes…
and don’t forget to vote yourself! The winner will be announced through social media
May 31st and notified via email!
Thanks to Oneida County (and the stellar assistance of Mid York Library System),
we have more FREE Covid-19 Antigen Rapid Tests to distribute.
Just stop by the front desk during open hours to pick up a box.
Please note, that it is one box per person (each box containing 2 tests).
Your feedback is telling us that you’re not seeing some of our events pop up like you used to!
As so many of you use Gmail and Google Calendar, we thought we would start by offering email
invitations when WPL creates events on our own calendar. You’ll receive an email stating what the
event is, and an offer to add it to your own Google calendar. To opt in to this, just select the event categories
you’re interested in using the following form: https://forms.gle/8HYUsYcwHeFa1mnv8 This will collect
your email only for the purpose of these Google Calendar notifications. If you don’t have Gmail or
just want more library love, we recommend signing up for WPL’s monthly eNewsletter here:
https://share.hsforms.com/1hGwylD4ERLOD3-t812_iWAc78ln Of course, you can always check the
calendar on our website as well at https://watervillepl.org/calendar-of-events/
(you can use this to reserve the Program or study rooms too)!

AROUND TOWN

From: WCS Sports Booster Club

From: Waterville Central School District

Three sixth graders perform a Reader’s Theater for Mrs. Lemery’s kindergarten class!

MPS Positivity Project

Great job to Mrs. Thomas’s class for their presentation of “Chicken Little!”

Waterville CSD Art Department: Art Extravaganza

Hatching Protect for Second Grade

From: Oriskany Falls Rotary Club

Earth-day!!! A continuation of our Earth-day projects.
On May 11, completed the Annual Highway Clean up
from Rt 20 to the Village of Oriskany Falls line.

From: Waterville Public Library

Progress continues with the new carpet installation!

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