I hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving and was able to spend time with family and friends.  Open enrollment for Medicare has started and runs through December 7th.  This is the time of year you can change your coverage.  If you would like to change your coverage, learn more information or review your coverage please contact Heather Borden at Essex County Office for the Aging at: Heather.Borden@essexcountyny.gov.

The 19th annual Christmas in the Forks happens this coming weekend in Au Sable Forks.  Please stop into the Winter Wonderland at the Community Center after the fireworks to visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus.  A huge “Thank You” to Town of Jay Historian Sharron Hewston for once again preparing the stage for Santa’s Arrival.  Please be aware of detours Saturday evening for the night parade down Main Street.

In Upper Jay, on Sunday December 6th at 6:00 pm, is the 3rd annual Christmas Tree Lighting by Light up Upper Jay!  All are welcome to join the festivities.  Another “Thank You” to Danyle Ryan and the Light Up Upper Jay! Committee on decorating the bridge and town park in Upper Jay.

Lastly, the Au Sable Forks Fire Department “Big Breakfast” with special gingerbread pancakes is Sunday, December 3rd.  The breakfast runs from 8:00 am to 11:00 am at the fire station on School Lane.

Hope you have a great week,