Cornwall Life

MICHAEL FALCO       Publish Date: 19 July 2019

JOHN GOULD Art shows GE Company paving the way for Apollo 11 landing on the moon and moonwalk July 20, 1969. In a spectacular series of bi-monthly GE School and College Progress Posters from the early 1960’s artist John F. Gould has traced the historic events leading to the historic moon landing. When Neil Armstrong took that historic first step on the moon in 1969, it was boots made from GE silicone rubber. In all 37 different GE operations were involved in the mission. All manned flights through Apollo relied on GE radio command guidance equipment. The Space Division supplied overall quality control, systems engineering support, check-out equipment, Saturn launch vehicle test facilities and the ship-to satellite system that provided the first live color TV pictures of splash-down and recovery. Son, ROBERT GOULD and wife, LORETTA, residing in Chattanooga, TN, were quite thrilled with the connection between the artist and the historic moon landing.  The original GE posters are now part of the archive collection of Gould work at Syracuse University in New York.

BRENDA GOLDFARB, Outreach Project Coordinator, Cornwall Public Library invites you to participate in two unique and astonishing craft programs this July that will bring out your biggest smiles: Buttoned Up Craft Workshop with SUSAN MINIER – Thursday, July 25, 1:00-2:30 p.m. Bring your buttons and share ours along with your sense of fun, and create a beautiful button collage with nationally recognized collage maker extraordinaire Susan Minier. Space is limited and pre-registration is required online or at the library. There is no fee but your sign up is a commitment. Ages 12 – Adult. Further – Out of this World: Moon & Stars Craft with SUSAN VRANA. Monday, July 29, 6:00-7:30 p.m. Craft a colorful, one-of-a-kind cosmic Moon & Stars decorative hanging. Display it as an ornament, use it as a lanyard, mobile, or other galactic treasure!  Space is limited and pre-registration is required online or at the library. There is no fee but your sign up is a commitment. All materials will be provided. Age’s teen to adult. Brenda Goldfarb informs – ‘registration is currently open and we look forward in sharing our talents together!’ 845-534-8282.

More hot-hot-hot July birthday greetings are headed out – this time to: DAVID MANLEY; WILLIAM C. ROLON; MIKE TRAINOR; SARAH L’HEUREUX; BUD HORLITZ; KATE CONNELL – DAME; Mo SUZAUZANNE TORO; DAN RUSSELL; KERRY BUTRICK DOWLING (a past Editor of The Sentinel); JOSEPH C. BURNS; PATRICK MERCURIO; SHELDON STOWE; WILMA ANNIBALLI; NICHOLAS HERNANDEZ; DEBBIE ESTIS; one of the men around Cornwall ‘with a plan’ WALLY REDDINGTON; Cornwall world traveler JIM DUFF; my baby brother BILLY SHOVAN; and a favorite craftsman/carpenter Mr. TOM WHALEN. Cheers!

Thank You for the invitation! I was asked if I would care to join a car caravan from Cornwall out to the ORANGE COUNTY FAIR. July 18 – 28. I do get a charge out of watching a crashing demolition derby. I’m also up for watching a good fireworks show. Fireworks Friday at 9:30 p.m. Weekdays 4 -11 p.m., Weekends 12 Noon till 11 p.m. 845-343-4826.

 

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