WILLSBORO Arlene Mason, well-known civil servant in the Town of Willsboro, was honored at the Zoning Board of Appeals meeting on Sept. 30 after many years of service to the community. Mason is stepping down as recording secretary after serving both the Zoning Board of Appeals and the Planning Board since May 1991. She served under several zoning officers, including Koert Hathaway, Robert Rowe and most recently Jim Kinley. Mason has a long history of service to her community. She has been active in the local Girl Scout organization for 45 years, serving as leader and Service Unit Chairperson. She has been involved with the Reber and now Whallonsburg Granges for over 60 years, holding several offices. Her involvement with the Reber Methodist Church spans more than 50 years and she has been treasurer for much of that time. She, along with her daughters, Karen Ashline and Andrea Robare are very active in the Iroquois Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Stars. Lastly, she is a Senior Companion Volunteer with Mountain Lake Services at the Gerald B. Edwards Center in Keeseville where she has made many really good friends in the two days a week she is there, helping out in any way she can. Mason remarked that her husband, the late Jim Mason of Reber, would be very happy to hear she retired and decided to slow down a bit.