Town of Newstead Board Agenda Feb 24

Newstead Town Board Agenda
February 24, 2020

6:45 p.m. Work Session
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Pledge to the Flag
4. Approval of Minutes for Regular Meeting 2/10/20
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On The Verge of A Global Pandemic; What You Need to Know (fact checked with links to quash rumours)


The numbers are climbing, and the list of affected countries is growing.  Counties in the Middle East and now European countries are starting to restrict movement, cancel major events, close borders, lock down cities, and quarantine people.  Manufacturing in China is at a virtual standstill, and health care workers in affected areas are getting sick and dying.  6000+ people right here in the USA are on “Self Quarantine”.  These people have returned from traveling in China and are self quarantined for 14 days.  The United States now has quarantine centers in: Continue reading “On The Verge of A Global Pandemic; What You Need to Know (fact checked with links to quash rumours)”

Debby L. Bergman

Debby Bergman of Lancaster, NY, loving wife and mother of two children, passed away at the age of 55 in Buffalo, NY on Saturday, February 15, 2020. Debby was married to Michael Bergman of Lancaster, NY and had two daughters, Nevada and Tressa Bergman. She was born on December 19, 1964 in Madrid, Spain to Leroy and Gitta Sheppard.

She attended schools in New Jersey and was a graduate of Goldey Beacom College in Wilmington, Delaware. Debby enjoyed a successful career as an executive secretary at CoreStates Financial, Lincoln Financial Group, and most recently, Professional Plastics.

Debby was the twin sister of the late Terry Sheppard of Milton, Delaware. She is also survived by a brother, Lee Sheppard of NJ and sister, Heidi Human of Delaware. Debby was enthusiastic about fitness and nutrition for most of her life. She was a certified fitness instructor and taught aerobics. She became credentialed and facilitated a divorce support group in her diocese. She enjoyed keeping Nevada and Tressa involved in church, swimming, dance, and music. She took joy in their accomplishments. Debby’s life was centered around her family, her faith, and her career.

At the time of her passing, Debby was a member of Faith United Methodist Church in Lancaster, NY. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 22, at 11:00 AM at Faith United Methodist Church, 5505 S. Broadway, Lancaster, NY and will be preceded by visitation beginning at 10:00 AM. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers and gifts, the family requests donations be made to:  The Bergman Children Education Fund, 8 Marshall Avenue, Akron, NY 14001. Arrangements were made by Ross Funeral Home of Akron, LLC.