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fred@denpubs.com TICONDEROGA Ñ Mike Parent doesnÕ t sleep well during the winter. Ò I can hear it snow,Ó the Ticonderoga highway superintendent joked. Ò It keeps me up at night.Ó Actually, Parent is up many nights during the winter checking on road conditions. ItÕ s his decision whether to call out his nine-man crew to clear roads of winter weather. Ò I get a lot of help from the (Ticonderoga) police,Ó he said. Ò TheyÕ ll call me if they come across bad road conditions. Plus, I follow the weather closely. If a storm is expected IÕ m up checking (roads) myself.Ó With two months remaining, the winter of 2013-14 has been tough on Ti roads and its highway crew. Early heavy snows and ice storms have made for long hours and lots of expense. “During that first ice storm (early January) the boys worked 32 hours straight,Ó Parent said. Ò Finally, I told them they had to go home. We got a couple hours of sleep and got back at it.Ó Assisting Essex County and New York State in maintaining locals roads, the Ticonderoga highway department is responsible for 193.6 lane miles of highway, 17 miles of sidewalks, four parking lots and the community airport. There are eight snowplow drivers and a mechanic, although this winter the mechanic has been forced to plow as the crew struggles to keep up with Mother Nature. Ò Each guyÕ s route is about 3 1/2 hours,Ó Parent said. Ò If itÕ s snowing an CONTINUED ON PAGE 8

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Putnam and other area firefighters responded to a blaze at 1186 County Route 2 Jan. 23. On arrival they found heavy smoke coming from the second floor with the flames fully involved on the first floor, according to Doug Thatcher, Putnam fire chief. A Crown Point building was also destroyed by fire Jan. 24. See stories, photos inside. Photo by Nancy Frasier

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Schroon food pantry serves community Nearly 5,000 people assisted in 2013 By Fred Herbst fred@denpubs.com SCHROON LAKE Ñ The Schroon Lake Food Pantry served nearly 5,000 people during 2013. A report prepared by Lenchen Marnell, pantry director, shows 1,962 families, 3,261 adults, 1,350 children and

974 senior citizens received support from the pantry last year. Ò We certainly have about 25 percent more clients now compared to a couple of years ago, and the demand is increasing with every month, especially during the winter months,Ó Marnell said. November, December, January and February are peak months for the Schroon Lake Food Pantry. November was the busiest month with 570 adults, 157 citizen and 92 senior citizens getting

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Projects sought for annual Day of Caring event

TICONDEROGA Ñ The United Way of the Adirondack Region will up with the Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau and Project H.E.L.P. at SUNY Plattsburgh for the its annual Day of Caring Saturday, April 5. The volunteer-driven event has hosted projects ranging from cleaning homes of senior citizens, helping complete projects for regional human service agencies, building homes through Habitat for Humanity and cleaning up local attractions. Focused on addressing some of the urgent needs facing the community, the event is still looking for projects of all types throughout Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties. Project H.E.L.P. at SUNY Plattsburgh had over 400 students volunteer last year. Ò Project H.E.L.P. at SUNY Plattsburgh is once again proud to be partnering for Day of Caring,Ó said Michael Cashman, Assistant Director for campus activities at SUNY Plattsburgh. Ò Last year we had incredible success in engaging our student

citizens by placing them at local agencies in this wonderful community they call their home away from home. The Day of Caring represents the best of the North CountryÕ s spirit it is about student, professionals, family, friends and neighbors coming together to serve those in need.Ó With an anticipated high number of volunteers the 2014 Day of Caring will put every one of them to good use, at as many sites as they can, according to Kathy Snow, director of development for United Way of the Adirondack Region. Ò Through the Day of Caring volunteers have the opportunity to serve agencies and individuals in their very own town,Ó Snow said. Ò The day is truly a neighbors helping neighbors event. It is giving Local people that are community minded the opportunity to help local people and agenciesÉ thatÕ s Living United. The Day of Caring is a celebration of volunteerism and being able to advance the mission of the United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. and the North Country Regional

Volunteer Center.Ó People who would like to submit a project for consideration or would like to volunteer should fill out the Day of Caring application at the United Way of the Adirondack Region website unitedwayadk.org. Projects are due by March 12. The United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc is a voluntary fund-raising and human service organization. Serving Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties. An annual fund-raising campaign is conducted on behalf of 40 community partners to keep fundraising costs low, concentrate volunteer efforts and reduce the number and frequency of fund requests. Their mission is to be a leader in community partnership building and to increase the organized capacity of people to care for one another. For more information about United Way and how to get involved, contact the United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. at 563-0028 or visit unitedwayadk.org.

Garden symposium slated at fort TICONDEROGA Ñ The KingÕ s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga will present the third annual Garden & Landscape Symposium Ò New Garden VisionsÓ on Saturday, April 12. The day-long symposium, geared for both beginning and experienced gardeners, will provide insights from garden experts who live and garden in upstate New York and northern New England. It will be held in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center and is open by pre-registration only. Ò Inspired by Fort TiconderogaÕ s rich horticulture history, this one-day program focuses on practical, easy-to-implement strategies for expanding and improving your garden or landscape,Ó said Heidi teRiele Karkoski, Fort Ticonderoga director of horticulture. Ò The programs are offered in an informal setting that encourages interaction between presenters and attendees.Ó Kerry Mendez will discuss Ò Seasonal Garden Care for Gorgeous, Ô Well behavedÕ Gardens,Ó Dr. Leonard Perry will present Ò Spring Flowering Bulbs,Ó Dave Rutkowski will speak on Ò Chemical-Free Gardening: A Success Story” and Jane Sorensen will discuss Ò Landscape Design for Pollinators.Ó

Registration for the symposium is now open. The cost for the day-long symposium, which includes a lunch prepared by LibbyÕ s Bakery CafŽ , is $75 ($65 for members of the Friends of Fort Ticonderoga). A brochure with the complete schedule and registration form is available on Fort TiconderogaÕ s website at www.fortticonderoga.org. A printed copy is also available upon request by calling 585-2821. The walled KingÕ s Garden was originally designed in 1921 by leading landscape architect Marian Coffin. The formal elements – a reflecting pool, manicured lawn and hedges, and brick walls and walkways – are softened by a profusion of annuals and perennials, carefully arranged by color and form. Heirloom flowers and modern cultivars are used to recreate the historic planting scheme. Visitor favorites include the lavender border, towering hollyhocks, bearded irises, dinner plate dahlias and many types of phlox. Outside of the nine-foot brick walls of the colonial revival KingÕ s Garden, the Discovery Gardens include a childrenÕ s garden, military vegetable garden, and Three Sisters Garden. The restored Lord and Burnham greenhouse, charming gazebo, sweeping lawns and shady picnic spots invite visitors to explore the landscape at one of AmericaÕ s oldest gardens dating to the French occupation of the Fort in the mid-18th century.

Ticonderoga Central School Superintendent John McDonald draws the winners of the National Honor Society winter raffle with officers Maura Jebb, Jay Hebert and Morgan Dean. Proceeds from the raffle and an earlier candy sale will be shared with several local charity drives and relief efforts in the Philippines. Chris Trudeau won an Apple MacBook Air, Haley Kuhl won Beats earphones. Becky Moore won a $50 gas card. Jordan Woods won a $50 Itunes card and mini-fridge.

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Ticonderoga church dinners reach milestone Free meals enter fourth year at First United Methodist Church By Fred Herbst

fred@denpubs.com TICONDEROGA Ñ ItÕ s hard to beat the community dinner program at the First United Methodist Church in Ticonderoga. It offers good food and good company for an unbeatable price Ñ itÕ s free. The program, which serves dinner each month, marked its third anniversary in January. Led by Penny Mason, Joan Viault, Lori Fox and Beth Hanley, the program has served more than 5,500 meals. The church will begin its fourth year of free dinners Sunday, Feb. 2. It will serve meat loaf with mashed potatoes, vegetables, desserts and beverages 4:30 to 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. While there is no charge, a free-will donation is appreciated. High chairs, booster seats and a child friendly menu will also be available. Take-outs are also available. Ò Starting its fourth year with the Feb. 2 din-

ner, the program has already served 5,500 meals,Ó Mason said, Ò and we hope many more will join us this year. Hopefully weÕ ll reach 20,000 before too many more years.Ó A group of volunteers assist Mason, Viault, Fox and Hanley each month. Ò Many faithful volunteers have added to the continued success of the program,Ó Viault said. The church youth group also helps out. Ò The youth of our church are also helping in many ways with the dinners, especially by bussing tables,Ó Fox said. Ò They are eager and learning to help where they can.Ó The free community dinner program is held on the first or second Sunday each month in the church fellowship hall. Dinners may be boxed to take home. The First United Methodist Church is located at 1045 Wicker St. (Rt. 9N) in Ticonderoga. For more information contact the church office at 585-7995 or visit the church web site: www. tifumc.com. Rev. Scott Tyler is the church pastor. Everyone is welcome to attend the worship services held each Sunday at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday School for children is held during the 10:30 service.

The Ticonderoga First United Methodist Church free community dinner program is entering its fourth year. Helping plan the monthly meals are Betty Mason, left, and Joan Viault.

Ti PA earns national credential TICONDEROGA Ñ N. Alexandra Caffrey, PA-C, a physician assistant at Moses-Ludington Hospital in Ticonderoga, is one of 108 certified physician assistants nationally to recently earn a specialty credential called a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Caffrey was awarded a CAQ in emergency medicine, a distinction earned by meeting licensure, education and experience requirements and then passing an exam in the specialty. She is one of only 39 certified PAs in New York and 530 certified PAs nationally, to earn a CAQ since the program’s inception in 2011. “The demand for certified PAs in the era of health care reform is skyrocketing,” says NCCPA Board Chairman James Cannon, D.H.A., PA-C, himself a recipient of the CAQ in psychiatry. “The CAQ validates, in an objective way, a certified PA’s understanding and experience in a specialty area. It is good news for the public as these PAs are doing over and above what is required

for state licensure by earning this valuable credential. It is also good news for physician specialists who are likely to appreciate PAs who go the extra mile to expand their skills, adding value to the practice with a clinician who holds both primary care and specialty certificates.” CAQs were offered to certified PAs in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, emergency medicine, orthopaedic surgery, nephrology and psychiatry. This year, NCCPA will add hospital medicine and pediatrics to the CAQ program. Certified PAs are licensed and certified health care professionals who practice medicine with physician supervision and bring a breadth of knowledge and skills to patient care. Though their role in any particular workplace is determined in consultation with the supervising physician, certified PAs can take histories, conduct physical exams, diagnose and treat illnesses, order and interpret tests, counsel on preventative health care, assist in surgery, perform a variety of procedures and write prescriptions.

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A Putnam home was destroyed by fire Jan. 23, displacing three people. The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce is leading an effort to assist the Curcio family.

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Ti chamber assisting Curcio family PUTNAM — A Putnam home was destroyed by fire Jan. 23. Putnam firefighters responded to the blaze at 1186 County Route 2 at 4:33 p.m. On arrival they found heavy smoke coming from the second floor with flames fully involved on the first floor, according to Doug Thatcher, Putnam fire chief. Three people Ñ Keith and Louise Curcio and their daughter, Nicole Ñ were displaced by the blaze. The home is owned by Frank Curcio, according to the Washington County Office of Real Property. It was valued at $167,400. No one was home at the time of the fire, although eight pets were in the building, Thatcher said. Firefighters were able to save six of the animals. Two perished. There were no injuries to firefighters. The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce is leading an effort to assist the Curcio family. They own KeithÕ s Meat market on Montcalm Street in Ticonderoga. Ò Our heart goes out to Keith and Louise Curcio, owners of the new KeithÕ s Meat Market and one of our newest chamber members,Ó Matthew Courtright, chamber executive director, said. Ò The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce will be a central drop off location for clothing, monetary and gift card donations for the Curcio family. Please show your support for this family and new business owners in Ticonderoga. The chamber will then ensure the Curcio family receives all donations.Ó The chamber office, located 94 Montcalm St., is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Donations that need to be made outside normal office hours can be arranged with the chamber staff. For information call 585-6619 or Email chamberinfo@ticonderogany.com. More than 50 firefighters responded from Putnam, Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Chilson, Dresden and Whitehall. The Ticonderoga Emergency Squad and Ti Fire Department Auxiliary were also on scene. The fire was reported by a passing motorist, Thatcher said. Firefighters battled the fire until 8:30 p.m. Thatcher termed the home a total loss. “It was an older farm house,” he said. “Once the fire got into the walls it quickly spread upstairs. The shell is still standing, but the inside is totally gutted.Ó Complicating efforts to douse the fire was below-zero weather. Ò We had a couple of issues with trucks freezing, but we managed pretty well,Ó Thatcher said. Ò It was a very good response by all the fire companies. Everyone did a great job and no one was hurt. ThatÕ s the important thing.Ó

Thatcher said the fire was started by an exhaust pipe on a kerosene heater in the home. Something in a wall, likely insulation, came in contact with the pipe, he said, sparking the fire. The fire is the first major blaze in Putnam since a barn fire on 2008, Thatcher said.

Cell tower proposed Hague customers could benefit By Seth Lang

seth@denpubs.com PUTNAM Ñ There are still concerns with a proposed Verizon cell tower for the Gull Bay area. The towerÕ s site is located on a knoll, south of Gull Bay, and would improve signal to some Putnam and many Hague Verizon customers. The planning board for the town of Putnam is actively engaged with Verizon and the Adirondack Park Agency with its concerns to disguise the tower. Galen Seerup, Putnam planning board member, said the board is requesting the 75-85 foot tower be disguised to blend in with the mountain. Ò Even a Frankenpine is better than having the tower stick out like a sore thumb,Ó Seerup said. He believes the APA will also recommend the tower blend in with the surroundings. Verizon initially did a survey of the area to determine where the tower should be located. The site has close access to power, which would be much more cost effective than other locations in the area. The APA is also requiring a rattlesnake study due to the location of the proposed tower. The Gull Bay area is noted for a having a healthy rattlesnake population. A professor from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs has been hired for the study. Dr. William S. Brown of Skidmore noted for finding the snake runways, which lead back to their den. If and when the tower is approved, it will provide a greater benefit to the Route 9N area of Hague, from Rogers Rock to Sabbath Day Point and the Putnam area. “They’re trying to sell it as a great benefit to Putnam, but it will provide very little signal to the town,Ó Seerup said. The planning board is now waiting on the APA, but Seerup believes the tower could active in about a year.


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Ti school found to be fiscally stressed Report shows district’s financial health is improving By Fred Herbst

fred@denpubs.com TICONDEROGA — The fiscal health of the Ticonderoga Central School District is improving. The Ti district is “financially susceptible to financial stress,” according to a report by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoliÕ s Fiscal Stress Monitoring System. ThatÕ s not good news, but itÕ s better than an earlier report that listed the Ticonderoga district as having a “significant” likelihood of financial stress. Ò This goes back to the issues we were having over the past two years,” John McDonald, Ti school superintendent, said. “It was also discussed in the audit the state did last year. In conjunction with that, we developed a plan to improve our fiscal situation which included long-term planning, continuing to present a balanced budget and building up reserves.

“Even though we are listed as ‘financially susceptible to financial stress,Õ we have actually improved over the past year and moved out of the ‘significant’ category,” he said. “The restructuring of our labor contracts has helped tremendously and we now have a viable long term plan going forward. Obviously, this is predicated on the state maintaining its current level of funding.Ó Nearly 90 school districts, 13 percent of school districts statewide, have been designated as fiscally stressed, according to the comptroller’s Fiscal Stress Monitoring System. DiNapoli’s office evaluated 674 school districts with fiscal years ending on June 30, 2013. Crown Point, Moriah, Schroon Lake and Putnam schools were not found to be in any financial stress. “School districts are a critical barometer to the fiscal health of our local communities,Ó said DiNapoli. Ò Unfortunately, reductions in state aid, a cap on local revenue and decreased rainy day funds are creating financial challenges that more and more school districts are having trouble overcoming. My office’s fiscal stress scores highlight the need for school district officials to manage their finances carefully with an eye towards long-range

planning and how they can operate more efficiently.” The Fiscal Stress Monitoring System looks at year-end fund balance, cash position and patterns of operating deficits to create an overall fiscal stress score which classifies whether a district is in “significant fiscal stress,” “moderate fiscal stress,” “susceptible to fiscal stress,”or “no designation.” The rating system also looks at the local economy and other challenges that might affect a school district’s finances, such as student enrollment, property values, budget vote results and poverty. The report classified 12 school districts as in “significant fiscal stress,” 23 in “moderate fiscal stress”and 52 as “susceptible to fiscal stress.” The report does not include schools in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Yonkers. School districts found to be in fiscal stress share a number of common characteristics, according to the report. Most are operating with low fund balance, operating deficits and limited cash on hand. The districts were also found to have a much higher likelihood of using short-term borrowing to bridge cash flow gaps. Fiscally-stressed school districts also share a number of environmental themes, according to the report, such as declining property values, high poverty rates and low school budget support. The North Country has 16.9 percent of its schools in fiscal stress, according to the report. Central New York, with 22.9 percent, is the only region with more fiscally-stressed schools. For the complete list of school district fiscal stress scores go online at www.osc.state.ny.us/localgov/fiscalmonitoring/pdf/ schools/schools_summary_lists.pdf

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he adoption of the Common Core learning standards in New York State has created a lucrative opportunity for educational publishers like Pearson Education, while leaving our children behind. As states and schools rush to buy products aligned to the new standards, our children suffer because of a callous disregard for their educational needs. Core-aligned tests are diminishing our childrenÕ s creativity and enthusiasm to learn while handcuffing our teachers to specific, developmentally inappropriate standards and curricular materials. Our kids donÕ t all develop according to a specific map; they learn by interaction through experiences that are unique to each child. They canÕ t be force-fed. Our teachers are seeing a notable shift in math instruction. For example, asking an 8-year-old a math related multiple-choice question like Ò Which is a related subtraction sentence?Ó hardly seems like something a third grade student would understand. English instructors have noticed a more heavy emphasis on non-fiction texts with new standards. A Ò LexileÓ score is one of the methods used to gauge reading difficulty within the common core standards. These scores are based on how difficult texts are to read; actual content and in-depth meaning play second fiddle. The complexity of meaning in both classic literature and high-interest young adult novels has been disregarded. Educators and parents in New York State are taking a stand against the common core and New York State Education Commissioner John King for good reason. NYSUT (New York State United Teachers) union, with 600,000 members, recently passed a resolution to remove King and withdraw support for the Common Core State Standardized testing. At the same time, our governorÕ s silence on this issue is beyond disappointing. So far, the testing has proved to be nothing but offensive and ineffective to parents, students and educators alike throughout the state. In recent months, the NYS common core website linked children to a sex quiz site, while Mr. King brushed off accusations from concerned parents and judged the common coreÕ s popularity on the number of Ò hitsÓ on the NY webpage. The current Common Core standards are limited to English and math, but will expand to all subjects in the coming years. Instead of rolling these standards in one grade level at a time over several years, as other states have done, New York State has implemented them

for every math and English student from third to eighth grade at once. Along with the standards and the assessments, teachers are now subjected to modules Ñ scripted 10-week units that they are to follow in order to stay aligned to the core. Teacher artistry and creativity has been decimated, and although the commissioner may claim that the modules are not mandated, that local control of curriculum still exists, a closer look says otherwise: up to 25 percent of a grade 3-8 Math or ELA teacherÕ s annual evaluation is based on the grade-level state assessment, and the message at area common core trainings is that questions on the assessments will be structured like those on the modules. This is clearly a back-door mandate, and New York State teachers and students are at risk of becoming generic. Despite thousands of teacher layoffs in an era when state education aid has been drastically reduced, NYS is hiring Ò common core coachesÓ to come into our schools to help with the transition. Common Core can be traced back to the 2009 stimulus bill, which gave $4.35 billion to the Federal Department of Education. This created the Ò Race to the TopÓ competition between states. In order to qualify for funding, states needed to adopt Common Core. Participating states would then be exempt from many of the difficult provisions of the “No Child Left BehindÓ program. To date, Common Core has been adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia, but many are already jumping ship, with opposition developing in the states of Utah, California, Indiana, and Missouri among others. The Common Core is further marred by the large corporations reaping the profits of its implementation. Pearson education executives believed the Common Core work performed by their nonprofit arm could later be sold by their for-profit organization and generate “tens of millions of dollarsÓ for the company. They have since agreed to pay $7.5 million to avoid prosecution by the Attorney General of New York state for blurring the lines between its not for profit and for profit company. We shouldnÕ t educate our kids because of the mere marketability of an educational reform, or by diluting individual choice by directing children where to go and what to learn. Stealing our educatorÕ s creative talents in exchange for a cookie cutter education for our children is just plain unacceptable. Ñ

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focus the nation is taking on the ore snow and bitter economy and jobs. But there is cold lies in our fualways something hopeful when ture. Another mathe president travels up Pennjor retail chain, MichaelÕ s, has sylvania Avenue to the offer his announced the hacking of their opinion on the state of the nation customer’s credit card files. and his agenda for the coming WeÕ ve had yet another senseyear. less random public shooting in Early reports indicate the a mall in Maryland resulting president will address such in two innocent dead, several Dan Alexander topics as immigration, unemothers injured and the gunman Thoughts from ployment, health care, the minicommitting suicide. All this Behind the Pressline mum wage and income equality. serving as a backdrop to a naWhite House Press Secretary, tion seemingly unsure of what Jay Carney has stated the President’s agenda the future holds. will focus on Ò A Year of ActionÓ , but President We seem to keep replaying the same deObama has also signaled that he will bypass pressing news day after day, week after week. Congress and use the power of his office by There is a sense of unrest and lack of hope and executive order to enact more of his agenda. direction among many. These continued ranWith a nation politically paralyzed and each dom shootings send a loud and clear signal that people are at the end of their ability to side digging into a bunker mentality, itÕ s hard to imagine anything positive coming out of cope with their troubles. While there will althis weekÕ s address. What both sides fail to ways be unstable individuals among us, these see is America, if not the world, needs to see shootings are becoming an epidemic. ItÕ s hard hope on the horizon Ñ not further stalemate. to imagine anyone thinking this solution is For proof of dysfunction, look no further in any way going to solve their problems or then this past week when Sen. John McCain change anything. The reasons behind these events are almost (R-Arizona) was strongly rebuked by Arizona Republicans. They passed a resolution always the same: Mistreatment, bullying, to censure the one-time presidential nominee drugs, alcohol, abuse and a lack of support for what they characterized as a liberal record and guidance all point to the unraveling in that has been Ò disastrous and harmfulÓ to the our ability to collectively address and solve these acts. In all too many ways, these events state and nation. Consider New York Governor Andrew CuomoÕ s recent remarks saying are numbing our shock and outrage. Far too Ò extreme conservatives who are right-tomany people feel helpless and lack the resolve to seek or demand change. As a nation, we no life, pro-assault weapon, anti-gay ... have no longer teach or encourage people how to help placeÓ in New York.Ó Given the fact that it is Super Bowl weekthemselves or stand up for themselves. As a society, we no longer focus on building skills end, consider the Broncos and Seahawks refusing to take the field until the other side of self-reliance and self confidence. In a recent Rasmussen poll, only 21 percent agrees to let them win the big game. ItÕ s simply not the way things work. Both sides must of American voters believe our government has their consent to govern us. Think about be willing to work together to do the peopleÕ s business and put their ideological differences that for just a minute Ñ nearly 80 percent of aside. the country is either unsure (16 percent) or We must address the many large and small doesnÕ t acknowledge the legitimacy of those issues affecting life in America. We need to running the country. ItÕ s a sad commentary and speaks volumes as to why the nation is return to the values of the American spirit in such disarray. Very few among us have the forged into the Constitution. We must quit the bickering and find ways to address the differfaith in our leaders to put the nation and her ences that hinder our progress and cast doubt people first and foremost. By the time you read these comments, the on our future. President will have given his State of the Dan Alexander is publisher and CEO of Denton PubliUnion Address to the nation. Last week, I excations. He may be reached at dan@denpubs.com. pressed concern over the lack of direction and


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To the Times of Ti: The committee of the Distinguished Young Women of Moriah would like to offer sincere gratitude to all of the individuals and businesses that made the recent program a huge success. It really does take a community to build such a program. From ticket sellers to parents, stage crew to judges, bake sale volunteers to photographer, and all those in between, the support the committee received was overwhelming. The experiences and memories this program generates for the young women of the senior class of MCS are invaluable. The program and scholarships awarded would also not be possible without financial assistance, and special thanks are offered to all the individuals who contributed to our coin drop, and to BoyeaÕ s Grocery & Deli, Decker Flats Greenhouse, Fashion Corner, Glens Falls National Bank, Ticonderoga International Paper, Mineville Oil Company, McDonaldÕ s of Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union, Michelle Costello, Dawn Mitchell-Nardacci and Michelle Woodard. Thank you also to the town of Moriah for sponsorship and to Moriah Central School for use of the facilities. We look forward to seeing you all next year! Kellie Valentine Moriah DYW Committee

No to Big Oil To the Times of Ti: As a consumer I have to be skeptical of Big Oil and what will happen once the Keystone Pipe Line is finished and oil is flowing to the gulf. Big Oil is saying the oil from the pipeline will not be exported but used in the states. This is another misleading statement as they plan to export more of Ò our crude oil productsÓ once the pipeline is complete. This will keep us paying higher prices for gas and diesel. The United States is producing more crude oil than any other country in the world and we are paying for it. Other oil producing nations such as Venezuela, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and a host of others are discounting the price of gas for their people and U.S. oil producers are raising our prices. For example in Venezuela gas is 19 cents per gallon and in Iran they pay 42 cents. We subsidize our Big Oil to the tune of 4 billion tax dollars a year and cut workers off unemployment. I would love to see the Keystone Pipeline completed after environmental concerns are addressed, but I would also like to see prices at the pump drop as they do for the OPEC Countries and others. Egypt, which receives $2.2 billion a year in foreign aid from the United States, gives its people discounted gas at $1.21 per gallon.

One doesnÕ t have to be a Republican, Democrat, Conservative or Liberal to understand Ò We the peopleÓ are being taken advantage of by Big Oil and Washington! Keystone Pipeline yes with reservation, continue to subsidize Big Oil no! Gary P. Guido Ticonderoga

United Way needed To the Times of Ti: The need for the services that the United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. helps support has never been greater. Employment, construction and tourism are down yet gas, food and utility costs are rising. Demands on public agencies, food pantries, utility funds, and free clinics are much higher than last year and from people who have never had to resort to asking for help before. State funding to public and private agencies has been slashed, at the same time that requests for assistance are increasing. United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. helps fill those gaps. The United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. has been a part of this community for over sixty years. Our main role is providing financial support to local health and human service programs throughout our 40 partner agencies. I realize that many are facing financial pressures in their own families, but I hope people will give as generously as they can. IÕ m sure we all know someone who has been helped by one of the United Way partner agencies - a neighbor, co-worker, student, or quite likely your own family. Please know that 100 percent of your donation can be made to a specific agency on your behalf. You can decide where your money is going! The United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. needs your help this year. If you work for one of the 135 businesses that allow you to donate through payroll deduction, that is the easiest way. If your employer doesnÕ t offer a workplace campaign, please ask if they will start one. If youÕ ve received a letter from the United Way please consider making a pledge. If you did not get a letter and would like to donate please call the office at 563-0028. Even a small amount can make a big difference in the lives of those in need in our communities. Please pledge your support today for the United Way of the Adirondack Region. Ellen Gordon, co-chair of the 2014 Campaign Au Sable Forks

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OBITUARIES GEORGE EARL FENNESSY NOV 12, 1926 - JAN 21, 2014 Newcomb. George Earl FenHall, acquisition of the Newnessy 87, met his Lord and comb Historical Society Savior Tuesday morning JanBuilding, construction and uary 21, 2014 at his home operation of the Newcomb with his loving family at his Golf Course, improvements side. to the Newcomb George was born Health Center November 12, and participated 1926 in Newin several other comb, he was the issues. son of the late George loved James and Myrlife. His passions tle LaPrarie Fenin life were fishnessy. ing, hunting, George was pretrapping and deceased by his rabbit hunting sister Jeanne B. with his beagles. Stringer and his He enjoyed bebrothers Lowell and James ing a member of the KempFennessy. shall Mountain Club and George enlisted in the US smoking trout and venison. Navy Oct. 18, 1944. He reSurvivors include his wife of ceived the American Theatre 61 years Elizabeth Anderson of War medal, the Asiatic PaFennessy, his daughter Lana cific Theatre of War Medal Fennessy both of Newcomb and the World War II Victory and his 2 nieces and 5 Medal. He served aboard the nephews. USS Webster and The USS George requested that there Bataan. He was honorably be no viewing hours or fudischarged May 6, 1946 as a neral service, a grave side Seaman First Class. George service will be held at St. was a member of the AmeriTherese Cemetery at a date to can Legion for 66 Years. be announced in the spring. George was a member of LoThe family requests that cal 106 Operating Engineers memorials for George take Albany, NY for 36 years, he the form of donations to the retired in 1988. Newcomb Rescue Squad, George proudly served as a Newcomb, NY 12852. Newcomb Town Councilman Funeral arrangements are for 20 years. He was influenunder the direction of the Edtial in the Newcomb landfill ward L. Kelly Funeral Home closure, saving Camp SanSchroon Lake. tanoni, additions to the Town GERTRUDE ANN RYAN MAR 29, 1938 - JAN 24, 2014 Ticonderoga. Gertrude Ann many nieces and nephews. Ryan, 75, of Ticonderoga, A Graveside Service will take passed away on Friday, Janplace in the Spring at the uary 24, 2014, at the Fletcher family plot of St. Mary's Allen Health Care Center of Parish Cemetery of TiconBurlington, Verderoga. mont. Arrangements Born in Albany, are under the diNY, March 29, rection of the 1938, she was the Wilcox & Regan daughter of the Funeral Home of late Earl and Ticonderoga. Hazel (Roberts) From your famiShattuck. ly - "Throughout Mrs. Ryan was a your life you enlifelong Putnam riched all of and Ticonderoga ours, your love, resident. caring and givThrough the years she was ing from the heart leaves employed as a Dietary Clerk each of us better people. You for Moses-Ludington Hospiwere a loving wife, mother, tal, and as a clerk for the forgrandmother and greatmer Montgomery Ward Catgrandmother. Family was alalog Store, both of Ticonways first and foremost in deroga. your life and that will never She is survived by her leave us. You touched us all husband, Arthur Richard and that is something we will Ryan; three children, Danny miss, but never forget. So A. Ryan and his wife, Lisa, many people benefited from Timothy Ryan, and Kelly M. knowing you and feeling O'Connor and her husband, your love; family and Mo, all of Ticonderoga; one friends. As time goes on the sister, Shirley Smith of Jackpain we feel now will slowly sonville, Florida; six grandend and be replaced by all of children, Timothy Ryan, your beautiful memories that Shaun Ryan, Scott Ryan, Kawill last forever, and when cie Peters, Kylie Austin, and we see a ladybug, the first Dakota O'Connor; four greatperson we will think of is grandchildren, Scott Ryan, you. Although your life has Kailee Peters, Aiden Ryan ended now your love will and Carsen Austin; and live forever. Rest in Peace."

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MARIAN STANTON CAWLEY DEC 15, 1921 - JAN 17, 2014 Marian Stanton Cawley William and Leafa Stanton passed away on January 17, and sister Elizabeth Stanton. 2014 in Auburn, New York. She is survived by daughters Marian was born on DecemBonny Cawley of Schenecber 15, 1921 in Crown Point tady, NY, Mary Ann Cawley to parents of Skaneateles, William H. StanNY and Kathleen ton and Leafa Cawley Williams Woods Stanton. of Macedon, NY She attended as well as school in Crown beloved grandPoint and, while children Kate in school, Palermo, Jesse worked for a Palermo and Loteacher, Mrs. gan Williams. Barker, to help Marian spent her family durmuch time as a ing very hard child fishing on times. She married Kenneth Lake Champlain with her faR. Cawley of Witherbee in ther who supported the fami1943 and after he returned ly by fishing, renting boats from military service, they and selling bait and she removed to Wassaic, New York mained a skilled fisherman where they obtained jobs at into her 80s. She was a great Wassaic State School. Their cook which she attributed to three daughters were born her mother and was talented while they lived in the Wasin various handcrafts as saic area. well. Her family enjoyed[nbIn 1967 Marian and family sp]repeating the story of moved to Mount Morris, how, as a young mother, she New York where they rehit a double off Johnny Pomained until Ken retired and dres in a family cow pasture they moved to Port Charsoftball game in Witherbee. lotte, Florida in 1977. Ken The family wishes to acpassed away in 1989 and knowledge all the staff of the Marian lived in Florida off Interlaken Unit of the Finger and on from then until she Lakes Center for Living in returned to New York in Auburn who took such good 2003. care of Marian during her She was predeceased by hustime there. band Ken Cawley, parents SYLVIA L. "SALLY" DOWNING AUG 06, 1941 - JAN 18, 2014 Ticonderoga. Sylvia L. "Sallessly coordinated all emerly" Downing, 72, of Ticongency personnel in an excepderoga, passed away on Sattional manner, and Whereas urday, January 18, 2014, at Ms. Sally Downing, by keepher residence. ing her composure through Born in Bingtrying times, and hamton, New acting in an exYork, August 6, tremely profes1941, she was the sional manner daughter of the was able to ballate Eugene and ance and prioriViola M. (Gowtize each and ever) Nesbitt, Sr. ery department." Sally graduated In addition to from The New her parents, Sally York State was also pre-deSchool for the ceased by one Blind in Batavia, brother, Eugene NY as the valedictorian of Nesbitt, Jr., and her brotherher class. She attended the in-law, Robert Carlyle. Jewish Guild for the Blind in Survivors include her husNew York City for training band of 47 years, David S. as a switchboard operator. Downing; two daughters, She also took a number of Michelle Naeder of Staten Isclasses at Fordham Universiland and Bethany Signor and ty and she also earned a New her husband Kevin of TiconYork State Emergency Medideroga; one brother, Gary cal Technician Certification. (Carol) Nesbitt of Newfield, She was employed as a tranfive sisters, Nancy (John) scriptionist at Creedmoor Hirst of Port Crane, Barbara Psychiatric Center in Queens, Manley of Newfield, Gail a receptionist at Recording (Robert) Turner of Candor, For the Blind in New York Gloria Carlyle of Spencer, City, a medical transcriptionand Cathy Nesbitt (Larry) of ist at St. Agnes Hospital in Groton; and her brother-inWhite Plains, an aide in the law, Richard (Sonja) DownCETA Head Start Program in ing of Painted Post. She is alEssex County, was employed so survived by four grandas a receptionist at WIPS and children, Natalie, Heather, was a certified Public Safety Sophia and Melanie Naeder, Dispatcher for the Town of and many nieces, nephews, Ticonderoga. and cousins. Sally also volunteered for the Calling hours for relatives Head Start Program and was and friends were held Satura volunteer dispatcher for the day, January 25, 2014 from 11 Ticonderoga Emergency a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Wilcox & Squad and Ticonderoga Fire Regan Funeral Home, 11 AlDepartment prior to the forgonkin St., Ticonderoga. mation of the local 911 disA Funeral Service followed at patch. She was a former 2 p.m., Saturday at the Fumember of the Ticonderoga neral Home. The Rev. Emergency Squad Women's Charles Bolstridge, Pastor of Auxiliary. She also volunthe Cornerstone Alliance teered for the Walk Against Church of Ticonderoga, offiDrugs Program and the Girl ciated. Scouts. Interment will take place in In September of 2007 Sally the Spring at the family plot was part of a group of Emerof the Valley View Cemetery gency Services workers recof Ticonderoga. ognized in a proclamation by Donations in Sally's memory the Ticonderoga Town Board may be made to High Peaks for her actions during a tragHospice, P.O. Box 192, Port ic early morning fire in Henry, NY 12974 or TiconTiconderoga. The proclamaderoga Emergency Squad, tion reads in part "Ms. Sally P.O. Box 265, Ticonderoga, Downing, performing her NY 12883. duty as a dispatcher in a very difficult environment, flaw-

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fred@denpubs.com TICONDEROGA Ñ A master calendar of events for the Ticonderoga area is being compiled for 2014. The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce is as asking local groups to submit the dates of events. Ò The calendar will serve as the central location for community members and visitors in finding events within the area as well as a referencing tool to use when planning future events within the Ticonderoga area,Ó Matthew Courtright, chamber executive director, said. Ò TACC is looking for area businesses, organizations and committees to share their event information as well as a schedule of upcoming special events for 2014 and continually throughout the year.Ó Individual events can be submitted to the community calendar or organizations can submit a yearly schedule of events. Events can be submitted by Emailing chamberinfo@ticonderogany.com, visiting the chamber office on Montcalm Street or by calling 585-6619. Ò We want to continue to stress the importance of a centralized calendar, where information about events can be shared, not only to promote the area, but to eliminate scheduling conflicts,” Courtright said. Ò We strongly encourage area businesses, organizations and committees to share information on their 2014 events as soon as possible and to continue to do so throughout the year. Ò In addition, we encourage everyone to use the calendar and contact the chamber when choosing dates to host an event,Ó he said. Ò Ensuring the chamber has the most up to date event information allows us to answer questions in a timely manner for visitors and community members.Ó The chamber is also compiling a Ò Save the DateÓ listing of events in the area. That listing now includes After Business Mixers Jan. 16 at The Pub, Feb. 17 at PRIDE, March 20 at Inter-Lakes Health, April 10 at Sugar & Spice Country Shoppe, May 8 at LibbyÕ s Bakery Cafe, Aug. 21 at DunkinÕ Donuts, Sept. 18 at Best Western Plus/Burgoyne Grill, Oct. 16 at EddieÕ s Restaurant, Nov. 20 at GunnisonÕ s Orchard & Bakery/Adirondack Tax Accounting and Dec. 11 at the Ticonderoga Historical Society & Ti Arts (Hancock House). Other key 2014 dates include Chamber Day April 2, the 12th annual chamber fund raising dinner and auction June 13 at Silver Bay YMCA, Ticonderoga Area Farmers Market on Saturdays July through October, the 22nd annual Ticonderoga Area Car Show Aug. 3, Night at the Museum Sept. 25 at the Hancock House, the chamber volunteer appreciation dinner and awards ceremony Oct. 22 at Best Western Plus Ticonderoga, Small Business Saturday Nov. 20, the fifth Annual Ticonderoga Area North Country Christmas in November-December and North Country Small Business Development Center open houses the second Tuesday of each month. For more information on the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce go online at www.ticonderogany.com or Ò LikeÓ on Facebook or follow TiconderogaADK on twitter.

Ticonderoga From page 1 inch an hour, that means thereÕ s 3 inches of snow on the road as he finishes his route. Then we do it all over again.” This winter has been tough on the highway workers. Ò Nights, weekends, holidays, it seems like weÕ re out non stop,Ó Parent said. Ò Everyone is tired.Ó The weather has also been tough on the departmentÕ s equipment and supplies. A plow truck crashed on the Vineyard during an ice storm Jan. 11. That truck was beyond repair, forcing the town to borrow an old vehicle from the county. Ice has also forced the town to utilize more salt than ever before, Parent said. Ò WeÕ ve already used our salt for the year (season),Ó he said. Ò When we ran out I couldnÕ t get any more from our supplier. Everyone needed salt. So I borrowed some salt from the state (Department of Transportation), but then they ran low. Then I borrowed salt from Hague. IÕ ve got six loads of salt coming, but IÕ ll need a lot of that to repay the state and Hague. Ò IÕ d rather see 4 feet of snow than ice,Ó he said. Ò ItÕ s the ice that uses up our salt.Ó The town received delivery of 430 tons of salt Jan. 20. Some of that salt will be used to repay Hague. TiconderogaÕ s situation is not unique. Ò I talk to all the other superintendents,Ó Parent said. Ò WeÕ re all in the same boat. We all try to help each other out when we can.Ó Parent is a veteran of winter wars. He worked on the Ti highway department crew for 35 years, serving as deputy highway superintendent 26 years. He has been highway superintendent the past three years. Ò IÕ ve seen good years (winters) and bad years,Ó he said. Ò WeÕ ve had it pretty easy the past couple of years. I guess weÕ re due for a winter like this. We do live in the Adirondacks, you know.Ó This winter is also decimating the town highway budget. Parent has been so busy keeping up with local roads he hasnÕ t yet totalled the costs of employee overtime, equipment repair and replacement, and additional materials. Ò I hate to think about it,Ó Parent said of the highway budget. Ò The scary thing is we have two months of this winter and we have to figure on next November, December in this (2014) budget.Ó


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Times of Ti - 9 for adults and $5 for children. TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Ti’Coustics coffeehouses are held the first and third Wednesdays of each month, featuring local musicians, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Burleigh House. The events benefit the Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance. Brad Peria, Doug Cossey, Chris Navitsky, Collin Huntington and Cheech Rodriguez will perform Feb. 5.

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CROWN POINT — The Champlain Valley Flyers Club meets every Thursday evening, weather permitting, from 4 p.m. until dusk at 593 Bridge Road (Route 185) in Crown Point. For information call 802-758-2578. CROWN POINT — The Crown Point Food Pantry at the Crown Point Methodist Church on Creek Road is open Thursdays 9 to 11 a.m. CROWN POINT — The Knapp Senior Center in Crown Point is open every Wednesday and Thursday 3 to 6 p.m. Dinner will be served at 4 p.m. Senior Center is located at the Methodist Church on Creek Road. Call Tatum with any questions at 597-4491. HAGUE — Holistic stress management featuring T’ai Chi and Qigong, Wednesdays at the Hague Community Building, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. For more information e-mail returntomountain@ yahoo.com or call 543-6605. HAGUE — Hague Fish & Game Club meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. MORIAH — The Moriah Senior Citizens Club meets on the first Monday of each month at 1 p.m. in the Port Henry Train Station. MORIAH — Moriah Arts and Crafts Group on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Port Henry Train StaEssex County Fish Hatchery worker Donald Thatcher breaks the ice up on one of the trout holding ponds tion. Stay for a noon time meal sponin below zero weather. The current is enough to keep the ice from building up until the temperature sored by the Essex County Nutrition dips below zero.  The Crown Point hatchery stocks area waters with as many as 50,000 trout each year.  Program (reservations are required by Photo by Seth Lang calling 546-7941 the day before). MORIAH — The Holy Cow Thrift Corner, located next door to the Moriah Fire month at 103 Montcalm St., Ticonderoga (Upstairs). Department on Tarbell Hill Road,Moriah, is open every Friday and Saturday from 9 TICONDEROGA — The Ti Area Seniors meet the third Wednesday of every a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Moriah Methodist Church. Donations welmonth at 1 p.m. at the Armory. come. Call 546-7409 or 546-7121 for additional information. TICONDEROGA — Cornerstone Alliance Church has formed a youth group for PORT HENRY — The Port Henry Knights of Columbus hold bingo every Monday people ages 10-17. The group will meet in Tuesdays 6-8 p.m. For information call at 7 p.m. 585-6391. SCHROON LAKE — The Schroon Lake Library knitting group will meet every TICONDEROGA — Osteoporosis exercise classes are held weekly at Inter-Lakes Thursday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. during the winter months. The group will meet Health in Ticonderoga on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. Classes are free. Interested people to learn new techniques, work on projects together and free knit. The group is for can contact RSVP at 546-3565 or email RSVP at RSVP@Logical.net. all levels of knitters, from first time knitters to the more experienced knitter. People TICONDEROGA — Cornerstone Alliance Church in Ticonderoga youth group will can bring work to share. The library has an assortment of needles for members meet weekly on Sunday nights at 6 p.m. The program is open to students ages 10to borrow for their knitting projects. For further information contact the library at 18 years of age. Call the church office for more information @ 585-6391. 532-7737 ext. 13. TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Assembly of God Church will host a cofSCHROON LAKE — TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Group meets at the Schroon feehouse the third Sunday of each month at 6:30 p.m. There is free admission. Lake Senior Center across from TOPS Market on Tuesdays 6 to 7 p.m. For more inforTICONDEROGA — Free arthritis exercises, Inter-Lakes Health cafeteria, first and mation, contact Claudia at 494-8081. third Monday of each month, 2 to 3 p.m. For more information contact Cornell SCHROON LAKE — The Mountainside Share Shop is open Saturday from 9 a.m. Cooperative Extension of Essex County at 962-4810 or e-mail Mary mba32@cornell. to 1 p.m. Donations of clean, gently worn clothing may be left at any time in the edu green drop box outside the building. For more information call 532-7128. MounTICONDEROGA — Free arthritis exercises, Ticonderoga Senior Center, second tainside is located four miles south of Schroon Lake Village. and fourth Wednesday each month, 10 to 11 a..m. For more information contact SILVER BAY — The Northern Lake George Rotary Club is a service club that Cornell Cooperative Extension of Essex County at 962-4810 or e-mail Mary mba32@ meets at Silver Bay YMCA of the Adirondacks at 7:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Contact cornell.edu Diane Dickson at 543-8051 for more information. TICONDEROGA — The Essex County Leathernecks, Marine Corps League, Det. TICONDEROGA -— ACBL Duplicate Bridge, Mondays and Thursdays at 12:30 791, meets the first Thursday of the month at the Ticonderoga American Legion p.m. For more information call 585-3322. Post at 6 p.m.  All active Marines and Marine veterans are invited to attend. TICONDEROGA — The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group will hold a monthly TICONDEROGA — The Black Watch Memorial Library will host a tai chi program support group for caregivers at Inter-Lakes Health, Ethan Allen Library, the second Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. There are sessions weekly and the charge is $10 a person a Tuesday of every month at 4 p.m. Call 564-3370. session. TICONDEROGA — The Adirondack Trailriders meet the second Wednesday of TICONDEROGA — The Black Watch Memorial Library will host a free genealogy each month, year-round, at 7 p.m. at the Ticonderoga Fish & Game Club. program Saturdays at 12:30 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. TICONDEROGA — Support group for people with family members who have addictions. Meetings in the library at the Heritage Commons nursing home, every Monday at 6:30 p.m. PUTNAM — There will be a spaghetti dinner at the Putnam fire house on Route TICONDEROGA — Celebrate Recovery meetings are every Wednesday 6:30 - 8 22 4 to 7 p.m. to benefit the Northern Washington County Trail Blazers (Putnamp.m. in the board room at Moses Ludington Hospital. Open to the public. For more Dresden Snowmobile Club). The menu will consist of spaghetti, meatballs, salad, information call Vince at 429-9173. roll, beverage and dessert. Take outs will be available. The cost is $10 for adults and TICONDEROGA — Champlain Valley Chorale rehearsals will be held each Tues$5 for children age 10 and younger. There will also be food basket, 50/50 and other day at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church, 1045 raffles. For more information call Randy Moore at 547-8410. Wicker St., Ticonderoga. For further information, contact Bob Elling at 585-2173. TICONDEROGA — American Legion Post #224 will hold its monthly meeting the second Thursday of every month. TICONDEROGA — Bingo, Ticonderoga fire house, 6:45 p.m., every Thursday. TICONDEROGA — Fort Ticonderoga “Fort Fever Series” 2 p.m. in the Deborah Doors open at 5 p.m. Clarke Mars Education Center. The cost for each program is $10 a person at the TICONDEROGA — FOE #4410 meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each door. The programs are free for members of the Friends of Fort Ticonderoga. Director of Horticulture Heidi Karkoski will lead a snowshoe trek on the new battlefield trail through the winter woods. People must provide their own snowshoes. Information on the fort’s Kathy L. Wilcox • 873-5000 programs is available online at www. fortticonderoga.org Some programs rehe animals at the North Country quire advance registration. SPCA enjoyed a real treat last week TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga with a surprise visit from the Pre-K Elks will host a buffet breakfast 7:30 to class of Willsboro Central School! Tails were 11 a.m. to benefit a group of area nurses wagging wildly and a chorus of purrs could going on a medical mission trip to Honbe heard throughout the building. You duras in March. Cost is $8. can view a short video of their visit on our TICONDEROGA — A free community fellowship dinner will be held at the First Facebook page - sure to bring a smile to your United Methodist Church 4:30 to 6 p.m. face and brighten your day! We think thereÕ s Everyone is welcome. The dinner will be no better place to go on a field trip than meat loaf with mashed potatoes, vegour sparkling new shelter, where kids (and etables, desserts and beverages. While adults!) can enjoy some well-spent time visitthere is no charge, a free-will donation ing with our furry friends, and possibly even is appreciated. High chairs, booster meet their new best friend. Loveable Scooter, seats and a child friendly menu will also be available. Take-outs are also availfeatured in the video, certainly agrees. able. For more information contact the Our featured pet this week is the large church office at 585-7995 or visit the and loveable Scooter, a 7-year-old, Labrador church web site: www.tifumc.com.

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Retriever-mix with a handsome tawny coat and an intelligent sparkle in his big brown eyes. Scooter came to us when his person fell on hard times and could no longer care for him. Scooter has a wonderful disposition - he loves everyone he meets and would love to be your new doorman. Scooter would make a great dog for the first time dog owner; he knows the ropes and would gladly show you how to be a great and responsible dog person.

Scooter Scooter gets along with other dogs as long as they respect his space. He has no problem with being around cats, and as the Willsboro Pre-K class can attest, he adores children of all ages. Scoot is just an all around good boy. Please stop by and meet this big guy.

Monday, Feb. 3

HAGUE — Hague Volunteer Fire Department meeting, 7 p.m., fire station.

Wednesday, Feb. 5

NORTH HUDSON — A spaghetti dinner will be held 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Schroon Lake fire house to benefit Cha Thompson, a North Hudson firefighter injured in an accident. Tickets will be $10

HAGUE — Hague planning board meeting, 7 p.m., Community Center.

Saturday, Feb. 8

CHILSON — The Chilson Volunteer Fire Company will host its 36th annual dinner-dance at the EMA, 9 Maplewood Drive, Ticonderoga. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tickets, priced at $15 each, are available by calling Larry Lauman at 5859133 or Steve Hunsdon at 585-6823. Chuck Moore and Friends will again provide the music for the dance.

Tuesday, Feb. 11

HAGUE — Hague town board meeting, 6 p.m., Community Center. SCHROON LAKE — The Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual winter social at Sticks & Stones. There will be a brief business meeting for chamber members at 5:30 p.m., social hour and cash bar at 6 p.m. and with dinner served at 7 p.m. People are asked to RSVP with payment by Friday, Feb. 7, by Emailing the chamber at chamber@schroonlakeregion.com, calling 532-7675 or stopping by the chamber office.

Wednesday, Feb. 12

CROWN POINT — The Crown Point Fire District board of commissioners will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Crown Point fire hall. PORT HENRY — The Port Henry Knights of Columbus will host a lasagna dinner beginning at 4 p.m. Take outs will be available. Tickets are $10. The meal will include lasagna, tossed salad, garlic bread and dessert.

Friday, Feb. 14

HAGUE — Hague SnoQueen Pageant MINEVILLE — A Valentine’s Day dinner-dance to benefit the Lake Champlain Memorial Garden & Angel of Hope Monument will be held at the Mineville VFW. There will be a cocktail hour with appetizers and a cash bar at 6:30 p.m., a buffet dinner at 7:30 p.m. and dancing 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dinner-dance tickets are $30 a person and $55 a couple and can be purchased in advance by calling Luci Carpenter at 572-6427 or 546-8272. Tickets for the dance only can be purchased at the door for $7 at 8:45 p.m. SCHROON LAKE — Mountainside Christian Academy’s Class of 2014 will host a Valentine’s Day dinner at 6:30 p.m. The evening will include an Italian dinner, a couple’s game and a silent auction.  Child care will be provided with arrangements being made in advance. Children should eat before coming.  This is a fund-raising event with a free admission, however, a donation basket will be available at the door to raise money for the senior class trip as well as funds for MCA. Reservations are required to attend. Anyone interested in attending or who would like to make a donation of an item or a service for the silent auction, should call the school office at 532-7129, ext. 102.

On Campus Karin M. Bogart, a SUNY Canton dental hygiene major from Ticonderoga, received part-time honors for outstanding academic performance during the fall 2013 semester. Bogart is a 1994 graduate of Crown Point Central School. Part-time honors are awarded to students earning at least a 3.25 grade point average on six to 11 credit hours. Michael Badger, a SUNY Canton homeland security major from Moriah, made presidentÕ s list for the fall 2013 semester. Badger is a 2012 graduate of Moriah Central School. To receive presidentÕ s list honors, full-time students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Chelsea M. MacDougal, a SUNY Canton veterinary technology major from Mineville, made deanÕ s list for the fall 2013 semester. MacDougal is a graduate of Moriah Central School. DeanÕ s list requires full-time students to achieve a grade point average of at least 3.25 on a 4.0 scale. Miranda E. DeZalia of North Hudson has been named to the presidentÕ s list at North Country Community College for the fall 2013 semester. PresidenrÕ s list students must have a 3.5 or better GPA and carry at least 12 credit. DeZalia was a member of the NCCC womenÕ s soccer team that reached regionals last fall. Andrew Berman King, son of Kelly Ann King of Port Henry, has been named to the deanÕ s list at Cedarville College in Cedarville, Ohio, for the fall 2013 semester. He is a freshman studying premedical biology. To make the deanÕ s list a student must have a 3.75 GPA or better carryomg at least 12 credit hours. Nicole Trudeau of Putnam has been named to the deanÕ s list at Siena College in Loudonville for the fall 2013 semester. She is a business major. She is a 2013 Ticonderoga High School graduate. Emma Ofner and Erika Wolf of Crown Point have been named to the Castleton College deanÕ s list for the fall 2013 semester. To qualify for this academic honor, the student must maintain full-time status and a semester grade point average of 3.5. Dennis Towne Jr. has again been named to the presidentÕ s list at Clinton Community College. Towne, a 2012 graduate of Ticonderoga High School is a criminal justice major. He is a residential assistance at C.C.C. resident halls and a member of the South Plattsburgh Fire Department. He is planning on graduating with honors in May and pursuing employment in his chosen vocation.

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Health insurance assistance available

Crown Point fire commissioners to meet

Ticonderoga senior citizens to tour Italy

TICONDEROGA Ñ Southern Adirondack Independent Living Center will assist people in applying, understanding and enrolling new health insurance options. To schedule an appointment please call 518-792-3537 or email SailNavigators@gmail.com. Help will be available at the Ticonderoga Community Building every Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through March 28, the Schroon town hall every Tuesday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through March 25 and at the Crown Point town hall every Wednesday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 26.

CROWN POINT Ñ The Crown Point Fire District board of commissioners will hold its monthly meeting Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 6:30 p.m. at the Crown Point fire hall.

TICONDEROGA Ñ Ticonderoga senior citizens are planning a trip to Italy. The tour will stay in Rome, Florence, Amalfi Coast, Venice and the Italian lakes district. There will be visits to Pompeii, a Tuscan winery, Venice and Murano Island. The four-star tour includes bus from Ticonderoga area to Albany, airfare from Albany Airport, transfers in Italy, all accommodations, tour manger and local guides, baggage handling, transportation and sightseeing. Rates area valid until April 06 on air inclusive packages only. Reservations are made on a first come first served basis, space is limited. For Reservations Contact AAA Travel Agent Ashley Cutler 824-3804.

Schroon Lake slates school registration SCHROON LAKE Ñ Schroon Lake Central School will hold kindergarten registration April 9. Registration day for a possible Pre-K program will be April 23. Children must be 5 years of age on or before Dec. 1, 2014, to be eligible to enter kindergarten and Pre-K students need to be 4 on or before Dec. 1, 2014, to attend in September 2014. All childhood immunizations must be up-to-date and documented from a physician or clinic. A birth certificate and Social Security card are also requested at the time of registration. Parents should call the school office at 532-7164 ext. 3385 to be placed on a mailing list. Individual letters of invitation with the date and time for parents to bring their child to school for registration will be mailed out after an appointment is set up.

Tai Chi, genealogy programs set at Ti library TICONDEROGA Ñ The Black Watch Memorial Library in Ticonderoga has changed its tai chi program to Thursday at 3:30 p.m. There are sessions weekly and the charge is $10 a person a session. The library will also host a free genealogy program Saturdays at 12:30 p.m. The program is free and open to the public.

Food drive to assist Moriah Food Pantry PORT HENRY Ñ Brooke Mildon, Cadette Girl Scout from Moriah, is holding a food drive for the Moriah Food Pantry. All non-perishable food items are due by Tuesday, Feb. 11. People may drop donations off at Moriah Central School in the central office or call Mildon at 942-8112 for pick up.

Valentine’s day dinner set at Mountainside SCHROON LAKE Ñ Mountainside Christian AcademyÕ s Class of 2014 will host a ValentineÕ s Day dinner Friday, Feb. 14, at 6:30 p.m. The evening will include an Italian dinner, a coupleÕ s game and a silent auction. Child care will be provided with arrangements being made in advance. Children should eat before coming. This is a fund-raising event with a free admission, however, a donation basket will be available at the door to raise money for the senior class trip as well as funds for MCA. Reservations are required to attend. Anyone interested in attending or who would like to make a donation of an item or a service for the silent auction, should call the school office at 5327129, ext. 102.

Ti Heritage Museum to benefit from program TICONDEROGA Ñ In February, the Sentinel Grille as part of its Community Give Back Program will donate a percentage of receipts to the Ticonderoga Heritage Museum. Funds raised will be used for the museumÕ s free summer childrenÕ s workshop series. The theme of this yearÕ s program is Ò Celebrate TiconderogaÓ and will allow children aged 5-12 to complete art projects related to TiconderogaÕ s First 250 years celebration.

Community dinner slated at Ti church

Putnam church to hold service PUTNAM Ñ The Putnam United Presbyterian Church will hold a Sunday worship service Feb. 2 at 10 a.m. Communion will be celebrated. Scripture will be read by Elder Silke Huntington. Pastor Pat Davies will deliver the sermon. The annual church meeting will follow the service in the Martha OÕ Dell hall. The church is located on the Lower Road (County Route 2) in Putnam Station. For more information, call the church at 5478378.

Library to host crochet and reading club CROWN POINT Ñ Hammond Library of Crown Point will host a weekly crochet and reading club on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. through June 26. The group will read a mystery with a crocheting theme and work on projects. A master crocheter will be present to help with any questions or to get people started if they are just beginning. Knitters are also welcome. For information call the library at 597-3616.

Ti’Coustics coffeehouses slated in Ti TICONDEROGA Ñ The Ticonderoga TiÕ Coustics coffeehouses are held the first and third Wednesdays of each month, featuring local musicians, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Burleigh House. The events benefit the Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance. Brad Peria, Doug Cossey, Chris Navitsky, Collin Huntington and Cheech Rodriguez will perform Feb. 5. Ò Only Elvis NightÓ will be held Feb. 19 No one is going to imitate Elvis, just sing and play some of his music.

TICONDEROGA Ñ Cornerstone Alliance Church, 178 Montcalm St., Ticonderoga, will host a Ladies Bible Study Mondays at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. The group will study the Holy Spirit. There is no charge. People need a Bible and notebook. For information call PJ Bolstridge at 585-7596.

Free concert planned in Ticonderoga TICONDEROGA Ñ The Ticonderoga Festival Guild will present a free concert Sunday, March 2, at 3 p.m. at the Best Western Plus, featuring Running the River. Membership donations may be made.

SCHROON LAKE Ñ The Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual winter social Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Sticks & Stones. There will be a brief business meeting for chamber members at 5:30 p.m., social hour and cash bar at 6 p.m. and with dinner served at 7 p.m. The social hour and dinner are open to all members of the community. The chamber will be accepting monetary donations for the local food pantry. People are asked to RSVP with payment by Friday, Feb. 7, by Emailing the chamber at chamber@schroonlakeregion.com, calling 532-7675 or stopping by the chamber office.

PUTNAM Ñ There will be a spaghetti dinner Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Putnam fire house on Route 22 4 to 7 p.m. to benefit the Northern Washington County Trail Blazers (Putnam-Dresden Snowmobile Club). The menu will consist of spaghetti, meatballs, salad, roll, beverage and dessert. Take outs will be available. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children age 10 and younger. There will also be food basket, 50/50 and other raffles. For more information call Randy Moore at 547-8410.

Crown Point church to hold service

TICONDEROGA Ñ The Champlain Valley Chorale will resume rehearsals for its upcoming spring concert on Tuesday, Feb. 4. Weekly rehearsals are scheduled for each Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. in Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church, Wicker Street, Ticonderoga. New singers in all sections are welcomed and no audition is necessary. For further information, contact Bob Elling at 585-2173.

CROWN POINT Ñ First Congregational Church of Crown Point will hold a service Sunday, Feb. 5, at 9:30 a.m. Communion will be celebrated. The service will be conducted by Pastor David C. Hirtle. Shari OÕ Bryan will be guest organist. Devotions will be led by Hirtle at Heritage Commons at 3:30 p.m.Second Blessings Thrift Shoppe, located in the Hammond Chapel, is closed for the season. If there is an urgent need call Pastor Gregg Trask 597-3800 or Peggy Stevens at 216-4031. For more information call 597-3800 or 216-4031 or go online at www.Brickchurchonline.com

Dinner to benefit North Hudson firefighter NORTH HUDSON Ñ A spaghetti dinner will be held Wednesday, Feb. 5, 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Schroon Lake fire house to benefit Cha Thompson, a North Hudson firefighter injured in an accident. Tickets will be $10 for adults and $5 for children.

Port Henry Knights to serve lasagna dinner

TICONDEROGA Ñ The Ticonderoga Elks will host a buffet breakfast Sunday, Feb. 2, 7:30 to 11 a.m. to benefit a group of area nurses going on a medical mission trip to Honduras in March. Cost is $8.

SCHROON LAKE Ñ The Schroon Lake Senior Center is accepting new members. Membership, open to people age 55 and older, is $20 a year. Activities include nutrition meals Monday through Friday, Wii bowling on Wednesday, bingo on Thursdays, game nights, potluck dinners, weekly shopping trips to Ticonderoga, sing-alongs, special trips, Gourmet Groupies and bus trips to malls and casinos. For more information or to join call 532-7755.

Ladies Bible Study available at Ti church

Dinner to benefit Putnam snowmobile club

Essex Theatre Company board to meet

Schroon Lake seniors accepting members

TICONDEROGA Ñ There will be an early dismissal at Ticonderoga Central School Tuesday, Feb. 11, for staff development activities. The elementary school will dismiss at 1:05 p.m., the middle school at 1:10 and the high school at 1:15. St. MaryÕ s School will be in session for the entire day.

Schroon Lake chamber winter social planned

TICONDEROGA Ñ A free community fellowship dinner will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Ticonderoga Sunday, Feb. 2, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. The dinner will be meat loaf with mashed potatoes, vegetables, desserts and beverages. While there is no charge, a free-will donation is appreciated. High chairs, booster seats and a child friendly menu will also be available. Take-outs are also available. The First United Methodist Church is located at 1045 Wicker St. (Rt. 9N) in Ticonderoga. For more information contact the church office at 585-7995 or visit the church web site: www.tifumc.com.

PORT HENRY Ñ The Port Henry Knights of Columbus will host a lasagna dinner Wednesday, Feb. 12, beginning at 4 p.m. Take outs will be available. Tickets are $10. The meal will include lasagna, tossed salad, garlic bread and dessert.

Ticonderoga school plans early dismissal

WILLSBORO Ñ Essex Theatre Company, community theatre in Essex, will have its February board meeting on Sunday, Feb. 2, at 5 p.m. at the Willsborough Visitors Center on Main Street, Willsboro. Refreshments will be served from 4:30 p.m. on and the public is invited.

Ti breakfast to benefit medical mission

Indoor flea market/garage sale slated in Ti TICONDEROGA — There will be an indoor flea market/garage sale Saturday, Feb. 15, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ticonderoga High School gym to benefit a group of area nurses going on a medical mission trip to Honduras in March. Tables are $10 each. For information call Amy Russell at 4414442 or Dusti Pratt at 942-7105.

Crown Point Food Pantry available CROWN POINT Ñ The Crown Point Food Pantry is open Thursdays 9 to 11 a.m. In case of emergency call Pat Sawyer at 597-3927.

Champlain Chorale to resume rehearsals

Ti Area Seniors plan casino trip TICONDEROGA Ñ Ti Area Seniors plan a casino trip Saturday, Feb. 22, to Akwesasne Mohawk Casino. The cost is $30 and includes $15 free slot play and $10 food comp. The bus leaves Wal-Mart from the parking lot at 7 a.m. Call for details Ann at 585-6050 or Sue at 354-1188.

NCCC to host pre-licensing course TICONDEROGA Ñ The Ticonderoga campus of North Country Community College will hold several five-hour, pre-licensing classes throughout this semester. The classes will be held on Monday and Tuesday evenings March 17 – 18, April 28 – 29 and May 19 – 20 6 to 8:30 p.m. Students are required to attend both evenings. Pre-registration is required prior to the date of the class and can be done Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The student must appear in person and bring his/her current learnerÕ s permit, social security number, email address and the $30 registration fee to sign up. If the student is under age 18, a parent or legal guardian must be present at pre-registration. For more information call 354-5179.

Schroon Lake Library to screen free movies SCHROON LAKE Ñ The Schroon Lake Public Library will show free movies every Saturday throughout the winter months in the downstairs meeting room on its 10-foot movie screen with high-quality sound. Movies for families/children will be shown starting at 12:30 p.m. with free popcorn for all. Movies for adults and teens will be shown at 7 p.m. For a listing of movies visit the library, call at 532-7737 ext. 13 or go online at www.schroon.net

Moriah Historical Society selling calendars PORT HENRY Ñ Moriah Historical Society 2014 calendars are now for sale at the historical society (Iron Center), town and village halls, Moriah Pharmacy and Sherman Free Library. Cost is $10. Older calendars are also available at the Historical Society, 1997 through 2009 are $1 a piece and 2011 through 2013 are $3. For more information call Betty LaMoria at 546-4165 or 546-3587.


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Port Henry establishes parking ban

Schroon veterans seeking clothing donations

Transfer station tickets available at site

PORT HENRY Ñ Parking on any of the streets within the village of Port Henry is prohibited between midnight and 6 a.m. through April 1 to allow village streets to be cleared of snow in the event of a storm. Any vehicle in violation of this law will be towed at the ownerÕ s expense.

SCHROON LAKE Ñ The Schroon Lake VFW and American Legion are asking that people drop their excess clothing and shoes into the large marked BlueBox container located behind the Schroon town hall, next to the food pantry entrance. Items will help the Schroon area veterans.

TICONDEROGA Ñ Transfer station tickets are available for purchase at the Ticonderoga Transfer Station during regular hours of Tuesday through Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. by check only.

RSVP seeking tax-preparation volunteers PORT HENRY Ñ RSVP is looking for volunteer tax preparers for the Earned Income Tax Credit/ETIC Program in January. Volunteers will undergo training and become certified by the IRS to prepare income taxes for seniors, families and individuals making less than $50,000. Interested people can contact Barb Brassard at RSVP by Email at rsvp@logical.net or call 546-3565.

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Ti school calendar has incorrect schedule TICONDEROGA Ñ The basketball schedule posted on the Ticonderoga school calendar is incorrect. For a correct schedule people refer to Ò AthleticsÓ on the Ticonderoga k12.org website.

Knitting group to form in Schroon Lake SCHROON LAKE Ñ The Schroon Lake Library is forming a once-a-week knitting group. Knitters will meet every Thursday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. during the winter months. The group will meet to learn new techniques, work on projects together and free knit. The group is for all levels of knitters, from first time knitters to the more experienced knitter. People can bring work to share. The library has an assortment of needles for members to borrow for their knitting projects. For further information contact the library at 532-7737 ext. 13.

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Schroon Lake chamber seeking director Position created as chamber grows By Fred Herbst

fred@denpubs.com SCHROON LAKE Ñ The Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce is seeking an executive director. Tony Kosteki, president of the Schroon Lake chamber board, said the new position will allow the business- and community advocacy group to restructure and expand its services. Ò The new position will increase the chamberÕ s ability to be an effective advocate for all area businesses, organizations and residents with increased marketing and member services support,Ó

he said. Ò The addition of a full-time executive director is a very positive and logical next step for our organization, and the new position will result in our ability to provide more services and events support for our members and residents of the Schroon Lake region,Ó he said. Ò The right person will allow our organization to take on a more proactive role in regional marketing and economic development initiatives on behalf of our business community.Ó Applicants to fill the new position are being sought. Interested people should submit a cover letter and resume by Email to Shelby Davis, Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce vice president, at shelbyd@schroonlakeregion.com by no later than Feb. 15.

The executive directorÕ s job responsibilities will include membership, marketing, community relations, communication, events planning and overall administration. The complete job description is available on the chamber website at www.schroonlakechamber.org.

Schroon nutrition site hopes to serve more Senior citizen meal program available By Fred Herbst

fred@denpubs.com SCHROON LAKE Ñ Attendance is down at the Schroon senior citizen nutrition site. Ò IÕ m concerned,Ó Keisha Sprague, site manager, said. Ò If our numbers keep dropping we could lose the program. That would be a shame.Ó The Schroon nutrition site is not unique. Patty Bashaw, director of the Essex County Office for the Aging, told the county board in December fewer seniors are attending the meals served at 14 locations around the county. Ò The meals are wonderful,Ó Sprague said. Ò You get an entire hot meal, coffee and dessert. ItÕ s nutritious and itÕ s good. I wish more people would take advantage of the program.Ó Meals prepared by the Adirondack Community Action Programs of Elizabethtown are delivered to sites in the county. The Essex County Office for the Aging administers the program. A donation of $3.50 is asked of people age 60 and older and $6 for people younger than age 60, unless they are accompanied by someone age 60 or older. Heidi Palmer, county senior aging services aide, said no one is turned away. The Schroon nutrition site, located at the town senior citizen center, serves lunch Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. People can call the site at 532-0179 for information. The senior center is open 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. weekdays. Information on other sites in the county is available online at www.co.essex.ny.us/downloads/seniorcenters.pdf or by calling the Office for the Aging at 873-6395. Ò We would love to see more people take part in the lunch program,Ó Palmer said. Ò WeÕ d like to see a big turn out every day. WeÕ d like to see increased participation in every town.Ó Bashaw, who didnÕ t have numbers, offered several possible reasons for the decline in participation at meal sites. Many people age 60 and older are still working, she noted, while the countyÕ s overall senior population is declining. In the winter months many seniors leave the area, she said. The Schroon site serves upward to 35 meals a day. ItÕ s busiest day is Thursday, Sprague said, when the senior citizens club hosts bingo. There are also eight meals on wheels delivered to home-bound Schroon residents each day, she said. Sprague worries some senior citizens stay away from the meals believing they are low-income people. Ò This isnÕ t a public assistance program,Ó she said. Ò ItÕ s a program to benefit all senior citizens. There are no income requirements.Ó Sprague is exploring ways to increase participation in the program. There may be some evening meals and special events planned in the future. Ò We want to do something to get more people involved,Ó she said. The nutrition program is a good deal, Sprague said. Ò To get a great meal for $3.50, everyone should be doing that,Ó she said. Ò The food is good. IÕ m not the best cook in the world, but I do OK. ItÕ s pretty good.Ó

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Fire destroys popular Crown Point eatery Frenchy’s blaze displaces family By Seth Lang

seth@denpubs.com CROWN POINT — Firefighters from several area departments helped fight a fire that started at Frenchy’s Restaurant on Main Street in Crown Point Jan. 24. Firefighters fought the fire until 4 a.m. Saturday only to get called back out a few hours later when the fire spread to the second floor, causing more damage. Fire investigators determined the fire started inside a wastebasket in the pizza room of the snack bar Friday night. No accelerants were found. The building is said to be a total loss. Karen Talbot and her family, who were living in an apartment above the restaurant, were displaced by the fire. The North Country Chapter of the American Red Cross of Northeastern New York provided assistance to the family. Ò WeÕ re just fortunate that everyone made it out safe. The material lost can be replaced,Ó Ronnie Ryan, owner of the building, said. Ryan purchased the building in April 2011 after the snack bar had been closed for about a year. Opening just a month later in May, they expanded the menu and attracted a lot of customers year around with their pizza, wings, ice cream and more. Ryan said he plans to rebuild and open another food stand. Pictured at right: Firefighters from several area departments helped fight a fire that started at Frenchy’s Restaurant on Main Street in Crown Point Jan. 24.

Crown Point Central School on solid ground State report shows no fiscal issues By Seth Lang

seth@denpubs.com CROWN POINT Ñ With decreased New York State funding over the past few years, many local schools have had to operate their facilities and educate their students with less money. However, according to a report by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoliÕ s Fiscal Stress Monitoring System, Crown Point Central School is under no financial stress. The staff, community and school board were faced with many tough decisions in the past few years at Crown Point Central,

Superintendent Shari Brannock said. Decisions that were not always popular, nonetheless, school leaders kept the students their priority, she said. Ò Crown Point was the only school in the whole state to take a true pay freeze in the 2009-10 school year,Ó Brannock said. Ò We acted quickly and collectively to change our structure to coincide with our reduced funding.Ó In the past few years the school officials made cuts in personnel that they would rather not, Brannock said, but they could not continue to pay for salaries and programs with no money. Brannock said the school was also creative with staffing and staffing replacements as staff retired. Offering retirement incentives to non-instructional and instructional staff that over a two

year period saved the district a significant amount of money. Ò We are operating a budget that is at nearly the same level as it was five years ago due to the changes we made,” Brannock said. The district has been supportive of continuing programs like sports, extra class activities and college classes so that students are given the best opportunities possible, Brannock said. The community has also been supportive by providing ideas and input on how to do this more effectively and efficiently. A recent study of a possible Ticonderoga-Crown Point school merger also found Crown Point to be in good shape academically. The comptrollerÕ s report can be viewed online at www.osc. state.ny.us/localgov/fiscalmonitoring/pdf/schools/schools_ summary_lists.pdf

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Local photos win in Champlain Area Trails contest Port Henry, Ticonderoga shots take honors

PORT HENRY Ñ A pair of local photos won prizes in the Champlain Area Trails Photo and Caption Contest. PeopleÕ s Choice winners were Chris PutnamÕ s photo of Black Point Beach in Ticonderoga and Barbara Beebe-BrassardÕ s photo of the Moriah town hall. Putnam said his photo illustrates the areaÕ s peace and tranquility that helped him decide that Ò this was home.Ó Beebe-Brassard said her photo shows how Ò living in the town of Moriah one is exposed to amazing architecture on a daily basis.Ó Chris Maron, executive director for CATS, announced the winners recently at the beginning of a trail project to create a trail connecting Wadhams to Whallonsburg. Maron showed the winning pictures, read parts of the captions, and congratulated winners in the contestÕ s three categories. First place prizes, chosen by Dr. Paul Martin Lester, California State University professor of communications, were awarded $150. PeopleÕ s Choice winners, chosen by online voting, won

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We would like to thank all of our family, friends, co-workers, MinevilleVFW Ladies Auxiliary, Knights of Columbus, Moriah Central School, Boyea’s Deli, Harland’s Funeral Home and all who sent their thoughts, prayers, flowers, mass cards, donations, phone calls and kind words of condolence when our mother Louise Celotti passed away. A special thank you to Father Al, St. Patrick’s Church for the beautiful service and Tom Scozzafava for such an enlightening and touching eulogy. We are overwhelmed by the outpouring of support and love that was given to us during this difficult time. ‘Gram” was loved by many and this has shown us beyond doubt that we have the greatest people in our lives and for that we thank you from the bottom of our hearts. ~ The Celotti Family ~ Mike, Jim, George, Joe, Patricia, Celia,Tom,Tina & Judy

$100. In the Trails category, Bethany Teitelbaum, who lives in Cranbury, N.J., and vacations in Essex, hiked up the Gilligan Mountain Trail with her husband to see the views of the Dix Range. Sitting on the rocky outcrop, they played, Ò Name that PeakÓ and took the first place picture. Kari Zurlo, of Ausable Forks, enjoyed hiking 48 trails last spring and summer. The day she took the picture that won PeopleÕ s Choice, her family explored Rattlesnake Mountain in Willsboro. All were excited for the hike except her daughter who heard Ò rattlesnakeÓ and did not want to go. They held hands all the way to the summit where Kari photographed her daughter enjoying the view and taking pride in overcoming her fear. Cynthia Stacey submitted her husband RandyÕ s photo titled, Ò Painted HeavensÓ taken at NYDECÕ s Split Rock Wild Forest of a spot of sun piercing the dense forest which looked like a painting of the heavens.Ó They live in Gainesville, Fla., and she spent summers at her grandmotherÕ s camp in Ferrisburgh where Split Rock her constant view. Forty years later she took her husband there and captured a Ò moment of incomparable peace and beauty.Ó Stuart Hutchins of Westport, won the PeopleÕ s Choice award

in the scenic category with Ò Champlain SunriseÓ taken from the boat launch just as the sun came over the Green Mountains. An orange halo in the sky illuminates a pink and purple Lake Champlain with a lone duck swimming in the foreground. Katherine Clark, who lived in Westport for two years, won first prize in the Towns and Villages category for the photo of her friend, Marie, walking in front of the mural by the WestportChazy Phone Company. CATS held the photo contest, along with the previous travel writing contests with the purpose of promoting economic vitality through outdoor recreation based tourism. Ò People research vacation destinations online, so as they look into visiting the northeast, we want them to see articles and pictures about New YorkÕ s Champlain Valley and get inspired to come here, enjoy the outdoors, patronize local businesses, and tell others about this beautiful area,Ó Maron said. Ò We thank all those who entered the contest and thank the J.C. Kellogg Foundation for underwriting this contest.Ó The winning and runners-up photos can be seen at www. champlainareatrails.com.

Moriah represented at state event

PORT HENRY Ñ Alex Lashway, the 2014 Distinguished Young Woman of Moriah, participated in the New York State Distinguished Young Women program Jan. 18 at the SUNY Albany Performing Arts Center. Lashway was one of eight high school seniors from across the state, including representatives from Ticonderoga and Whitehall, who spent five full days in Albany preparing for the event. Participants were judged in the categories of scholastics, judges’ interview, fitness, self-expression and talent, culminating in an evening of entertainment. New York State Chairperson, Pam Moser of Ticonderoga, said, Ò The girls are all winners in my eyes, and I can see them all as future leaders.Ó Lashway stated that she hated to see the program end and made lasting friendships. The Moriah Distinguished Young Women program (formerly known as Junior Miss) was brought back to the area for the first time in eight years by Kellie Valentine, chair of the Moriah program. Ò What a great opportunity for these ladies to earn money toward college,Ó said Valentine. The program awarded over $2,500 in scholarships. According to Valentine, registration for the 2015 program can be submitted at any time online. The program will begin to recruit interested Moriah Central School juniors at the end of May of 2014.

Alex Lashway, the 2014 Distinguished Young Woman of Moriah, participated in the New York State Distinguished Young Women program Jan. 18 at the SUNY Albany Performing Arts Center.


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Road Trip!

Okay, its minus 10 degrees once again, your honey is giving you the stink eye and thereÕ s frozen sand in your shoes, so what do you do? Road trip time! Load the woodstove, grab some buddies, reload the woodstove and hit the road for some farm, forest, and field and stream action!

Agriculture

• Feb. 1: 9 a.m. -3 p.m. Dr Curt Gervich, of the Center for Earth and Environmental Sciences at SUNY, Plattsburgh is offering a Ô Sustainable Farm Decision-MakingÕ workshop at the Whallonsburg, Grange. His workshop will exam the decision-making process required to ensure that a particular agricultural decision is sustainable in the short, medium and long-term. This workshop is being suggested for both Beginner and experienced farmer, no matter what area of farming you practice. A $10 fee is asked to cover materials and facility. • Feb. 20-22 Northeast Premier Indoor Farm Show The New York Farm Show is the biggest technology showcase in the Northeast. Farm equipment, tractors and lots of agricultural boy toys! The New York Beef ProducersÕ will present a series of free beef programs on Feb. 20, 21 & 22, during the New York Farm Show at the State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. Show hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. These programs are free to the show visitors and will be held at the New York Beef ProducersÕ display in the dairy building. Many interesting and informative topics will be discussed daily. Fitting Cattle for Exhibition or Show 10 a.m. Effective Fencing and Handling 11 a.m. Grazing and Pasture Management 1 p.m. Grazing Forage Selection and Quality Feed Making 2 p.m. Name That Cut 3 p.m. Along with agricultural/farm displays and equipment, forestry will be represented during numerous speakers presentations.

Woodlot Seminar Presentations

• Feb. 20 11 a.m. Sources of Help and Assistance for Forest Owners David Skeval Exec. Dir. Cornell Coop. Extension, Onondaga County 1 p.m. Forest Management and Bird Habitat Mike Burger Conservation & Science Director, Audubon New

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York 2 p.m. Coping With Insects That Can Destroy your Valuable Trees Kim Adams SUNY College 3 p.m. Changing Markets for Forest Products and What that Means for Woodlot Owners Dave Prezyna, Baillie Lumber Co. Boonville NY • Feb.21 10 a.m. Love your land? Make a Plan: By Rich Redman Beyond Estate Planning Shorna Broussard Allred DepÕ t of Natural Resources, Cornell University 11 a.m. Feral Pigs in New York and Your Woodlot Justin Gansowski US Dept. Agriculture, Casleton NY 1 p.m. Low Impact Timber Harvesting Peter Smallidge NYS Extension Forester 2 p.m. Trying to Manage a Woodlot Affordably, Lessons Learned Carl Wiedemann Retired Forester, NYS DepÕ t of Environmental Conservation 3 p.m. Production of Timber and Livestock on the Same Land Brett Chedzoy, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Schuyler Co. NY • Feb. 22 10 a.m. Managing Woodlots for Multiple Products 11 a.m. Using Web Based Soils Information in Woodlot Management Russell Briggs, Professor, SUNY College of Env. Science and Forestry 1 p.m. Portable Sawmills for the Woodlot Owner David Williams, Mill Owner and Forest Owner, Bainbridge NY 2 p.m. Working with a Consulting Forester Art Brooks, Consulting Forester, 3 p.m. Woodlot Management and Income Taxes Hugh Canham, SUNY College of Forestry For a list of Farm Shows throughout the country, check out www.agrimarketing.com

Conservation

Conversations

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The Adirondack Conservation Council meets quarterly, usually at the Schroon lake F&G Club; next meetings Feb. 23 at 10 a.m. and May 18 at 10 a.m. The Schroon Lake F&G Club meets the second Tuesday of each month. On Feb. 7 the cub scouts blue and gold awards will be held at the club, 6 p.m. Feb. 8 the class of 2014 is having a fund raiser dinner at the club, start at 5 p.m. Feb. 14 there is a Valentine day dance at the club; on Feb. 15 there is the memorial poker snowmobile run; and on March 1 and 2 is the annual ice fishing derby. Registration for DECÕ s four summer environmental education camps is now open! What could be better than enjoying the

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outdoors in the Adirondacks, southern Catskills or Western New York. Kids aged 11 to 17 years old can attend a fun-filled week at camp where they learn about the environment and engage in various outdoor activities such as shooting sports, fishing, hiking and canoeing. Campers can even take Hunter Education or Bow hunter Education courses during their stay to qualify for their sporting license. For the first time, they are offering the Trapper Education course from Aug. 10-16 at Camp Rushford (Western NY) and from July 27-Aug. 2 at Camp Colby (Adirondacks). Do you know a kid interested in spending time outdoors this summer? For only $350, a week at camp will become a lifetime of memories. Learn more and register at http://www.dec.ny.gov/ education/29.html

Fly Fishing

• March 1, 2 Lancaster, Pennsylvania Lancaster County Convention Center Seminars: Saturday 10 a.m. Ozzie Ozefovich – The Underwater World of Trout – Not Just Trout 11:30 - Joe Humphreys – Nymphing II 1 p.m. - Lefty Kreh – Taking Better Pictures 2:30 p.m. - Eric Stroup – Nymph Fishing Without an Indicator 4 p.m. - Gary Edwards – Finding and Catching Steelhead in NY 10:30 a.m. Jason Randall – Getting in the Mind of Large Trout: Catching Your Trophy Noon - Bob Clouser – Bass – Top to Bottom 1:30 p.m. - George Daniel – Trout Lessons 3 p.m. - Bob Popovics – Saltwater Fly Fishing – Easier Than You Think 4:30 p.m. Ben Turpin – Trout Streams of Eastern PA Sunday Catch Room 10:30 a.m. - Ozzie Ozefovich - The Underwater World of Trout – Not Just Trout Noon - Joe Humphreys – Fishing the Brush 1:30 p.m. - George Daniel – Dynamic Nymphing 3 p.m. - Eric Stroup – Nymph Fishing Without an Indicator Release Room 10 a.m. - Ben Turpin – Trout Streams of Eastern PA 11:30 a.m. - Bob Clouser – Bass – Top to Bottom 1 p.m. - Lefty Kreh – Taking Better Picture 1:30 p.m. - Jason Randall – Getting in the Mind of Large Trout: Catching Your Trophy There will also be fly tying and casting demonstrations throughout the weekend. Rich Redman is a retired District Conservationist for the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and an avid outdoorsman. His column will appear regularly. He may be reached at rangeric@nycap.rr.com.

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The Week In Sports

Ti wallops Chazy, Wells; Moriah gets by Schroon Lake bounds for the locals. Noah Gilbo added 12 points and Taylor Slattery 11 for the victors.

Keene 44, Crown Point 36 Crown Point fell to Keene, 44-36, in Northern Basketball League boys play Jan. 22. The Panthers led, 22-17, at the half, but Keen took command in the third period with a 17-1 run. Jaice Spring scored 12 points for Crown Point.

Schroon 65, Wells 38

Moriah’s Noah Gilbo scored 13 points as the Vikings beat Schroon Lake, 57-41, in Northern Basketball League boys play Jan. 24. Photo by Nancy Frasier

Ticonderoga 49, Chazy 32 Ticonderoga pulled away in the second half to beat Chazy, 4932, in Northern Basketball League boys play Jan. 21. Leading by three points, the Sentinels used an 11-3 spurt to open the second half to take command. Anthony DuShane scored 12 points and Mike Graney 11 for the winners.

Moriah 58, Willsboro 33 Moriah led all the way as it topped Willsboro, 58-33, in Northern Basketball League boys play Jan. 21. The Vikings built a 26-16 lead at the half and iced the contest with a 19-7 run in the third quarter. Adam Jaquish had a double-double with 19 points and 10 re-

Schroon Lake dispatched Wells, 65-38,in Northern Basketball League boys play Jan. 22. The Wildcats led all the way, building a 34-14 advantage at the half. Tanner Stone scored 21 points, Caleb Maisonville 18 and Joe Maisonville 14 for the winners.

Moriah 57, Schroon 41

Schroon Lake’s Alex Shaughnessy is defended by Moriah’s Taylor Slattery. Shaughnessy scored 18 points, but Moriah won, 57-41. Slattery tallied 13 points in the contest. Photo by Nancy Frasier

Moriah led start-to-finish as it beat Schroon Lake, 57-41, in Northern Basketball League boys play Jan. 24. The Vikings led by 1 the half and pulled away in the final quarter. Adam Jaquish had 16 points and 14 rebounds to pace the Vikings. Taylor Slattery and Noah Gilbo each added 13 points. Ryan Jaquish contributed 10. Alex Shaughnessy had 18 points and Joe Maisonville 13 for Schroon Lake.

Ticonderoga 93, Wells 38 Ticonderoga walloped Wells, 93-38, in Northern Basketball

League boys play Jan. 24. The Sentinels led 27-11 after one quarter and coasted to the win. To got points from 12 different players. Ty Denno scored 17 points, Anthony DuShane 15, Mile Austin 12, Matt Cook 11 and Eric Nielsen 11 for the winners.

Westport 51, Crown Point 17 Crown Point dropped a 51-17 decision to Westport in Northern Basketball League boys play Jan. 24. The Eagles raced to a 14-2 lead. They iced the game with a 23-2 run to start the second half. Kolby Pertak scored eight points for Crown Point.

Moriah ladies dominate Willsboro; Schroon downs Johnsburg Ticonderoga 46, Chazy 20 Ticonderoga crushed Chazy, 46-20, in Northern Basketball League girls action Jan. 22. The Sentinels raced to a 22-11 lead at the intermission and started the second half with a 15-5 run to secure the win. Kylie Austin had 13 points to lead the locals. Delaney Hughes added nine points and McKenna Kelly eight for the winners.

Moriah 56, Willsboro 27 Moriah downed Willsboro, 56-27, in Northern Basketball League girls action Jan. 22. The Vikings dominated from the start, taking a 32-16 lead at the half. Sarah Slattery 10 points and 10 rebounds for Moriah. Halie Snyder and Madison Stahl each had nine points for the Vikings.

Schroon 40, Johnsburg 24 Schroon Lake routed Johnsburg, 40-24, in Northern Basketball League girls action Jan. 21. Dakota Gadway scored 14 points and Julianna Finnerty 11 for the Wildcats.

Keene 65, Crown Point 17 Keene defeated Crown Point, 65-17, in Northern Basketball League girls action Jan. 21. Keene raced to a 19-4 lead and held a 47-11 edge at the half. Amanda Wolf scored seven points for Crown Point.

Ticonderoga 47, Wells 12 Ticonderoga led all the way as it crushed Wells, 47-12, in Northern Basketball League girls action Jan. 24. Every Sentinel scored in the contest. Delaney Hughes led the onslaught with 18 points.

Westport 53, Crown Point 38 Crown Point lost to Westport, 53-38, in Northern Basketball League girls action Jan. 24. The Panthers were within six points in the final quarter before Westport pulled away. Amanda Wolf scored 23 points for Crown Point.

Schroon Lake’s Desiree Lanoue and Moriah’s Madison Stahl fight for possession. Moriah downed Schroon Lake, 58-23, in Northern Basketball League girls action Jan. 24. Photo by Nancy Frasier

Moriah 58, Schroon 23 Moriah downed Schroon Lake, 58-23, in Northern Basketball League girls action Jan. 24. Leading by six point, Moriah closed the first half with a 29-2 run that sealed the deal. Lauren Cross and Sarah Slattery each had 13 points to lead the Vikings. Madison Stahl added 10 points for the winners. Schroon Lake got 10 points from Julianna Finnerty.

Delaney Hughes scored 18 points as Ticonderoga crushed Wells, 47-12, in Northern Basketball League girls action Jan. 24. Photo by Nancy Frasier

Schroon Lake 45, Wells 21 Schroon Lake defeated Wells, 45-21, in Northern Basketball League girls action Jan. 23. Leading by a bucket in the final period, the Wildcats closed the game with a 23-1 spurt to claim victory. Julianna Finnerty tallied 20 points for the ‘Cats.


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Ti keglers top NCCS, Saranac Ticonderoga wins

Hailey Morgan had a 173-409 for the Vikings.

Ticonderoga topped Northeastern Clinton, 4-0, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference girls bowling Jan. 22. Cheyanne Tuthill rolled a 197 game and 529 series for the winners. Ti lost the boys match, 9-0. Cole Frasier had a 235-598 for the Sentinels.

Vikings victorious Moriah defeated Plattsbugh, 8-1, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference boys bowling Jan. 22. Toot Whalen fired a 182 game and 527 series for the Vikings. Tom Rancour added a 184-504. Moriah lost the girls match, 3-1.

Sentinels win Ticonderoga beat Saranac, 4-0, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference girls bowling Jan. 24. Katie LaPeter had a 179 game and 493 series to pace the Sentinels. Cheyanne Tuthill added a 183-484 and Cassidy McKee a 191-481 for the winners. Ti lost the boys match, 6-4. Cole Frasier had a 227 game and 632 series for Ti. Gavin Fleury added a 192-530 for the locals. Pictured at right: Katie LaPeter had a 179 game and 493 series as Ticonderoga beat Saranac, 4-0, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference girls bowling Jan. 24. Photo by Nancy Frasier

Hebert bests field at New Balance Games in NYC Hebert wins in NYC Jay Hebert of Ticonderoga won the 55-meter hurdles at the New Balance Games indoor track meet at The Armory in New York City Jan. 25. Hebert, who won the race last year, topped an elite field of 71 hurdlers. Hebert won his preliminary round in 7.55 seconds, the fastest time of all qualifiers. He then won the finals in 7.45 seconds. Shawn Silliman of Ti finished 12th in the 55-meter hurdles in 8.02 seconds and Marcus Moser of Ti was 28th in 8.51. The Sentinel 4x200-meter relay team of Hebert, Moser, Coleman Granger and Jarryn Granger finished 44th in 1:39.96.

Sentinels third Ticonderoga finished third in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference boys indoor track action Jan. 25. Ti scored 67.5 points. Saranac won with 225.5. Ryan Trudeau took second place in the triple jump and Zechariah McLoughlin was second in the shot put fro for the Sentinels. Kody Parrott was third in the 1,000 and 1,600-meter runs. Skyler Gilbert was third in the 55-meter hurdles and Justyn Granger was third in the long jump. Ticonderoga was fourth in the girls meet with 51.5 points. Plattsburgh won with 161.5. Lillith Ida won the high jump and was third in the 55 hurdles for the Sentinels. Pictured at right: Meg McDonald of Ticonderoga competes in the high jump during Champlain Valley Athletic Conference indoor track action Jan. 25. Photo by Nancy Frasier

Bowling Scores Results of Mineville VFW Lanes bowling leagues through week 16 include: Monday MenÕ s League 200 games - Nick Anderson: 226; Jerry Ashline: 200; Tom Brassard: 210; Adam Clark: 211,224; Bill Glebus: 201; Brandon Larrow: 201; Michael Peck: 241; Cy Treadway: 214,209,208; Jamie Velsini: 230. 600 series - Cy Treadway: 631; Jamie Velsini: 617. Standings - 1. Adirondack Chevy 2. Dribs and Drabs 3. KingÕ s Guzzlers 4. Team Charboneau 5. The Old Mine 6. Nephews. Wednesday MenÕ s League 200 games - Jerry Ashline: 215; Ed Bryant: 201; Scott Carpenter: 213; Tom Carpenter: 202,203; Tim Cook: 222; Matt Fernandez: 219; Phil Graf: 208; Joe Harvish: 224; Jeff Mattison: 257; John Nailor: 219; Frank Pepper: 247; Cy Treadway: 224 600 series - Cy Treadway: 609. Standings - 1. BryantÕ s 2. Adirondack Concrete 3. Mountain Lake Services 4. Adirondack Aeries 5. Woodworkers 6. Champlain Bridge Marina

Thursday WomenÕ s League 175 games - Lisa Demar: 200,176; Andrea Marcotte: 183; Gloria Pepper: 191,197; Theresa Staubitz: 177. 500 series - Lisa Demar: 527; Gloria Pepper: 550. Standings - 1. Twisters 2.Gutter Girls 3. Squirrels 4. Who Cares 5. AC Misfits 6.Swilling Buddies Saturday Mixed League 175 games (women) - Lynn Anderson: 176; Kim Prew: 213; Nancy Smith: 181. 200 games (men) - Adam Clark: 215; Andy Mattison: 252,211,244; Matt Vargo: 226 500 series (women) - Kim Prew: 531 600 series (men) - Andy Mattison: 707 Standings - 1. Ensane Lane Robbers 2. Wingnuts 3. Los Jugadors 4. Rolling Thunder 5. South Park 6. PBA Results from Angel of Hope Tournament: 1, Marty Nephew (826); 2, Bob Rule (799); 3, Tom Brassard (782) Results from Moriah Fire Department Tournament: 1, Dan and Sue Tucker (1621); 2, Chris Pellerin and Doug Thatcher (1614); 3, Mo and Dakota OÕ Conner (1577)

The Moriah U12 girls indoor soccer team played in Latham at the Afrims sports holiday tournament recently. The team includes, from left, Kennady Allen, Alexis Harter, Reagan Garrison, Sage Baker, Gabby Rollins, Ally Harris, Morgan Baker, Mikenna Valentine, Alethea Goralczyk, Juliette Baker and, front, Samantha Hayes, The team is coached by Tim Garrison.


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FIREWOOD DEPENDABLE YEAR-ROUND FIREWOOD SALES. Seasoned or green. Warren and Essex County HEAP Vendor. Other services available. Call Today! (518) 4944077 Rocky Ridge Boat Storage, LLC. FIREWOOD $65 Face Cord, You Pick Up. Delivery Extra. 518-4944788. FIREWOOD - dry face cords, 1 year old, stored under cover, delivered to Chestertown area $110. Extra for delivery outside of Chestertown. 518-494-2321.

HOME IMPROVEMENT HANDY ANDY Bath Renovation and General Home Repairs. Its not to late weatherize. Get that honey-do list done at very reasonable rates. For free estimate call 518-623-2967. HAS YOUR BUILDING SHIFTED OR SETTLED? Contact Woodford Brothers Inc, for straightening, leveling, foundation and wood frame repairs at 1-800-OLDBARN. www.woodfordbros.com. "Not applicable in Queens County"

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LOGGING LAVALLEE LOGGING is looking to harvest and purchase standing timber, primarily Red Pine & White Pine. Willing to pay New York State stumpage prices on all species. $ or a % Paid. References available. Matt Lavallee, 518-645-6351 T&G LOGGING Looking to buy standing timber. Willing to pay cash up front. Free price quotes. 518-593-3519. (518) 593-3519

REAL ESTATE 40 ACRES $155/MONTH $499 down. Immediate financing. No qualifications. No penalties. NW Nevada near Reno. Call Earl 1-949 -632-7066. www.CheapRuralProperty.com ADIRONDACK "BY OWNER" AdkByOwner.com 1000+ photo listings of local real estate for sale, vacation rentals & timeshares. Owners: List with us for only $299 per year. Visit on-line or call 518-891-9919 BUILDING AND LOT IN MORIAH 1.3+ acres, paved driveway, town water and sewer. Can be used for residential and/or commercial, Asking $45,000. 518-546-3568

LOVELY SINGLE Family Home, 3 bdrm, 1 1/2 bath. To trade, swap, sell for equal value home in area, $129,000. Located in beautiful Edgewater, FL. 518-696-2829 MOBILE HOME - Lake George 2003 Custom Built Park Model, 14' x 38' with glass enclosed porch. Excellent condition. Ledgeview Camp, Highway 149. Asking $65,000. 518-964-1377.

TREE SERVICE TREE WORK Professional climber with decades of experience w/anything from difficult removals to tasteful selected pruning. Fully equipped & insured. Michael Emelianoff (518) 2513936

APARTMENT 3 APARTMENTS for Rent in Ticonderoga Area. Call 518-585-6705 ask for Darlene CHESTERTOWN: 2BDRM, w/d hook-up, includes heat & snow removal. $550/mo + sec deposit. POTTERSVILLE: 1bdrm, includes heat & snow removal. $550/mo. + sec deposit. Call 518-494-3616 CROWN POINT Trailer on large lot, 2 bdrm/2 full bath, laundry room incl W/D, only a few miles to Champlain Bridge Rd, lots of parking, very private backyard, includes trash removal, many new renovations, avail immediately, must have good references, $600/ mo. + utilities. 518-321-4134 CROWN POINT 2 bdrm, stove & refrigerator included, W/D hookup, no pets. $450/mo. + utilities. 518-304-3429 CROWN POINT NY Lakefront Apt 2BR/1BA, upstairs, furnished (neg), quiet road near CP. LR, Kit, porch, wa/dr, heat/elec. incl. Beautiful outdoor areas. No smoking/pets. short/long term. $775 (860)-235-4504 MINEVILLE - 1 bdrm w/deck newly remodeled, new paint. $500/mo. plus util & elec. 35 minutes to Vergennes. Ref. & Sec. required. 518615-6792. MORIAH - 2 bdrm, 2 story, large kitchen, $500/mo + util. 518-5461024 NORTH CREEK Efficiency units for working adults, all util. and cable TV incl, NO security, furnished, laundry room, $125/week 518-251 -4460 PORT HENRY - 1 BDRM/1 BA, completely renovated, W/D included, walking distance to downtown, $550/mo. 802-922-0714 PORT HENRY. 1BR and 2BR Apartments. Downtown, close to grocery store, shopping, services. $475 and $500. 802-3633341. PORT-HENRY/WITHERBEE EFFICIENCY, 1 & 2 bedroom apartments. $395,$495, & $595. Heat, Garbage Removal & Parking included, Sign up for 12 mo. lease and get 1 mo. FREE! Call 518569-9781.

RETIRED OR looking for a quiet place to live? Here is a small ground floor, 1 bdrm apt, suitable for single or couple, located in a very nice neighborhood in Ticonderoga Village, off street parking, large yard, coin operated laundry. Apt is modern w/gas fireplace and new carpet. No pets. References & lease required, $495/mo. + security deposit. 518-585-2224 or 518586-6477 RETIREMENT APARTMENTS, ALL INCLUSIVE. Meals, transportation, activities daily. Short Leases. Monthly specials! Call (877) 2104130 TICONDEROGA 1 bdrm apartment, heat/trash removal included. Walking distance to village, sec. & ref. required. $500/mo. 518-586-4554 TICONDEROGA - 1 bdrm over Keith's Market, hardwood floors, stone counter tops, W/D, D/W, util incl, references, 1st month plus security to start, $600/mo. 518585-2108 TICONDEROGA - Senior Housing (55+). Some subsidy available. Smoke free. Pet friendly. New appliances. Laundry on site. FHEO. Handicapped Accessible. 518-5581007. TICONDEROGA - cozy 1 BDRM, 1st floor, hardwood floors, appliances incl, $550/mo + deposit & ref required, 802-758-3276 TICONDEROGA - 2 Bdrm, upstairs, $750, heat, hot water, elec, garbage, snow removal, mowing included. NO SMOKING! Sec & ref required. 518-570-8119. TICONDEROGA - PAD FACTORY BY THE RIVER APARTMENTS. nice 2nd floor, 1 bdrm. Includes heat, hot water, garbage removal & covered parking, 1 year lease & references required, no pets, avail February 1st, $550/mo + $550 security. Call 518-338-7213. TICONDEROGA MT VISTA APTS 3 Bdrm $608 rent + utilities. No smokers. Rental assistance may be avail; must meet eligibility requirements. 518-584-4543 NYS TDD Relay Service 1-800-4211220 Handicap Accessible Equal Housing Opportunity.

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CROWN POINT - 5 bdrm house, $650/mo., references & deposit required. 518-597-3935 MORIAH - 3-4 bdrm home. Breathtaking views, very private, fireplace, OHW heat, 7.3 acres, covered patio, storage shed. Security & references required. 518597-3270.

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CROWN POINT - 2bdrms, appliances included, references & deposit required, $625/mo. 518-5973935 NORTH RIVER - 3 bdrm/2 bath mobile home in trailer park. No smoking or pets. MUST have references, security & 1st months rent. All utilities paid by tenant. $550/mo. Call 518-251-3990.

NORTH HUDSON - Beautiful 3 bdrm, 2 1/2 bath house on 5 acres, $1500/mo. 518-532-0391 or 518-524-3751.

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SOUTH TICONDEROGA - Private country home, $900/month plus utilities, 2 year lease. 518-5857907 or 518-585-3300.

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TICONDEROGA 2 bdrm/1 bath efficient home, convenient to town, $695/mo. 802-758-3276.

MOBILE HOME JOHNSBURG - 2 bdrm/2 bath on corner lot, not in trailer park. No smoking or pets. MUST have references, security & 1st months rent. All utilities paid by tenant. Call 518-251-3990. Available midJanuary.

GARAGE SALE/ BARN SALE WARRENSBURG - Moving Sale, 3 Brown's Court. Furniture, snow blower, lawn mower, stereo system, outdoor furniture & much more. Saturday, Feb. 1st, 11am3pm. 518-623-3684

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www.timesofti.com ESSEX COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH Currently is looking for Contractual Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists. $85.00 Per Visit. For more information please call Sarina Nicola (518) 873-3540. If interested please send resume and two (2) professional references to snicola@co.essex.ny.us HELP WANTED Senior Woman Seeking Live In Handy Man Moriah 12960 area Free Rent Can have other employment Looking for a few hours of work during the week, All day during the weekend Must have carpentry experience 3 references of character is a must Contact 518-586-6950 to set up interview. THERAPY POSITIONS Essex Center (formerly Horace Nye) in Elizabethtown, NY *Director of Rehabilitation Prior exp in LTC, any discipline (OT/PT/SLP) Also seeking *OT, PT, SLP, COTA & PTA F/T, P/T & Per-Diem positions Premium Compensation & Benefits Package Email Resume: Therapy@centersforcare.org Phone: 888-910-1004 Fax: 347-505-7078

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MOTORIZED TRAVEL Chair new batteries, excellent condition. 518222-1338. $1,200 SAWMILLS FROM only $4897.00MAKE & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill- Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info/DVD www.NorwoodSawmills.com 1-800-578-1363 Ext.300N SCHWINN COMP Fitness Machine, $200. Ab Coaster, $150. Call 518-494-5005 days or 518494-7920 evenings. SNOWBLOWER - Troybilt 30" heavy duty 2 stage snowblower, 10hp, electric start & light. Great shape, runs excellent. Owners manual & original invoice, new $1525, sell $525. Call 518-2229802 SNOWPLOW COMPLETE Fisher Minute Mount 2 for either a 2001 or 2011 Dodge Ram 1500. $2,400.00. 518-494-4625 SUN TEC Skylite new 2'x 4' to fit 24" rafter space. New costs $408 + tax, sell $250 OBO. 518-668-3367.

NICHOLAS AUCTIONS Whitehall, NY Buying, Selling or Consign Appraisals Done 518-499-0303 www.nicholasauctions.com

WELL PUMP Gould, 1 HP, 4 months old, $500.00. 518-5760012

FINANCIAL SERVICES

BAKER FURNITURE Barbara Barry Collection Mahogany Reeded Armoire $4,250 Cheval Mirror & Stand $1,750

$$$ ACCESS LAWSUIT CASH NOW!!! Injury Lawsuit Dragging? $500-$500,000++ within 48 /hrs? 1-800-568-8321 www.lawcapital.com DIVORCE $450* NO FAULT or Regular Divorce. Covers children, property, etc. Only One Signature Required! *Excludes govt. fees. 1-800-522-6000 Ext. 100. Baylor &Associates, Inc. Est. 1977 IF A TAX LIEN HAS BEEN FILED against you, your tax problems are not "going away" by themselves and the passage of time will only compound matters! Get Tax Help!! 1-877-842-7173 NYS UNCONTESTED DIVORCE. Papers Professionally Prepared. Just Sign & File! No Court/Attorney. 7 days. Guaranteed! 1-855977-9700

FURNITURE

BUNK BEDS black metal w/2 bunk bed mattresses $270. Bunk bed only $170 OBO. 518-668-3367 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER, holds 27" TV, $75 OBO. 518-494-6686 HICKORY CHAIR FURNITURE Thomas O'Brien Collection Modern Dining Table $1,350 6 Chelsea Dining Chairs $2,900 Tricia Display Cabinet $3,450 Randell Sideboard (L/R) $4,250 STICKLEY FURNITURE Executive Desk (L72") $4,500 Double File Cabinet $1,250 2 Bookcases (W40") $750/ea 2 Bookcases (W34") $700/ea

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CLARINET, VIOLIN, FLUTE, TRUMPET, Amplifier, Fender Guitar $75 each. Upright Bass, Cello, Saxophone, French Horn, Drums $189 each. Others 4-sale 1-516377-7907

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DEWALT ROTARY Laser DW077 $1,200 new, asking $700. 518-585 -2779. GENERAC AUTOMATIC SERVICE RATED TRANSFER SWITCHES ALL ARE NEW & INCLUDE UTILITY BREAKER, LOAD SHED MODULE & INSTALLATION MANUAl: 100AMP, RTSD100A3, $450 150AMP, RTSY150A3, $550 200AMP, RTSY200A3, $650 518-494-2222 Warrensburg IRON RITE Mangle Ironing Machine, almost new with direction booklet, $250. 518-668-4399 LATE MODEL AIRCO OIL FURNACE, excellent condition, asking $1800, will negotiate. Call 518-543 -6362. MOTORIZED TRAVEL Chair new batteries, excellent condition. 518222-1338. $1,200

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LOGGING WANTED-ASPEN LOGS AND PULPWOOD Northeastern Products Corp (NEPCO) is buying Aspen logs and/or Pulpwood at its processing location at: 115 Sweet Road, Warrensburg, NY 12885. Log Species-100% Aspen (Popple) Log Length-8'0" Log Diameter-6" min, 24" max Logs should be clean, straight and with a minimum of center rot. Loads will be stick scaled and paid for at the time of delivery. Yard hours are M-Thu 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Fri. 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Call log buyer for current pricing! 1-800-873-8233 ext. 202

LOST & FOUND FOUND: MAN’S RING at the Schroon Lake Central School Soccer field. Describe to claim. Could have been lost a few years ago. Call 518-532-9332.

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HAND OPERATED BLOWER for blacksmith forge. Call 518-7932156 leave message.

BUYING EVERYTHING! FURS, Coins, Gold, Antiques, Watches, Silver, Art, Diamonds."The Jewelers Jeweler Jack" 1-917-696-2024 By Appointment. Lic-Bonded.

SCRAP METAL & SCRAP CARS We Will Pick Up All Call Jerry at 518-586-6943

CASH FOR UNEXPIRED DIABETIC TEST STRIPS! Free Shipping, Best Prices & 24 hr payment! Call 1855-440-4001 English & Spanish www.TestStripSearch.com CASH PAID- up to $28/Box for unexpired, sealed DIABETIC TEST STRIPS. 1-DAY PAYMENT. 1-800371-1136 WANTS TO PURCHASE minerals and other oil & gas interests. Send details P.O. Box 13557, Denver, Co 80201

LEGALS Times of Ti Legal Deadline Monday @ 3:00pm Please Send Legals By EMAIL To: legals@denpubs.com

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF ERCO II LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 12/31/13. Office location: Essex County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: POB 399, Willsboro, NY 12996. Purpose: any lawful activity. TT-1/18-2/22/20146TC-58071 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION of Limited Liability Company (ìLLCî) Name: ALL BOUT CRITTERS, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State (“SSNY”) on 01/07/14. Office Location: Essex County. The “SSNY” is designated as agent of the “LLC” upon whom process against it may be served. “SSNY” shall mail a copy of any process to the principal business location of LLC: 19 Baldwin Road, Ticonderoga NY 12883. Purpose: All lawful activities. T T- 1 / 2 5 - 3 / 1 / 2 0 1 4 6TC-58091 ----------------------------THE TOWN OF MORIAH Town Board will hold their Regular Monthly Town Board Meetings on the second Thursday of every month at 6:00 PM at the Court House, 42 Park Place, Port Henry, New York. The public is welcome to attend. T T- 2 / 1 / 2 0 1 4 - 1 T C 36988 ----------------------------NOTICE TO BIDDERS CONSTRUCTION OF FUEL FARM NYSDOT PIN 1907.61 AND AIP 3-36-0196-23-14 NYSDOT PIN 1907.33 AT THE TICONDEROGA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT TICONDEROGA, NEW YORK The Town of Ticonderoga will receive sealed bids for construction of an 8000 gallon AvGas tank and self-service fuel dispensing system at Ticonderoga Municipal Airport, Ticonderoga, NY at the office of the Town Clerk of the Town of Ticonderoga, in the Community Building, 132 Montcalm Street, Ticonderoga, New York, 12883 until 2 p.m. local time on February 28, 2014 and there, at said office, at said time, publicly opened and read aloud. All bids must be submitted, upon the forms furnished by the Town, addressed to the Town of Ticonderoga, Town Clerks Office, at the above address and shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope marked Construction of Fuel Farm, NYSDOT PIN 1907.61/AIP 3-36-0196-23-14 & NYSDOT PIN 1907.33 at Ticonderoga Municipal Airport, Ticonderoga, NY and shall be accompanied

WANTS TO purchase minerals and other oil and gas interests. Send details to P.O. Box 13557 Denver, Co. 80201

FARM ABANDONED NY FARM! ABANDONED NY FARM! 5 acres State Land - $16,900, 6 acres Farmhouse - $99,900. Gorgeous So. Tier, NY hilltop location! Fields, woods, stream, pond, 30 mile views! EZ owner terms! 1888-701-1864 www.NewYorkLandandLakes.com

by a Bid Bond, or a Certified Check made payable to the order of the Town Clerk, Town of Ticonderoga, in the amount of 10% of the bid as a guarantee that the bidder will enter into a Contract if it be awarded to him/her. In addition, the bidder shall enclose with the proposal, evidence of prior satisfactory completion of work at least equal in nature and scope to the work proposed. The price submitted shall be exclusive of federal, state and local tax since the Town of Ticonderoga is a tax-exempt entity. The project generally includes construction of an 8000 gallon AvGas fuel tank and associated fuel pump system and credit card reader. The project also includes a concrete tank pad, concrete fueling pad, bollards, site work, electrical and telecommunications wiring and drainage work. The Contract Documents, consisting of the Advertisement, General Provisions, Bid, Agreement, Special Provisions, and Contract Drawings may be examined and obtained at the Office of the Town Clerk, T i c o n d e r o g a Community Building, Ticonderoga, New York, beginning on February 3rd from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Friday, upon deposit of fifty dollars ($50.00) per set (check only, payable to the Town of Ticonderoga). Any bidder, upon returning the drawings in excellent condition (original issued set with no marks on them) within thirty (30) days of the bid date will be refunded the full amount of his deposit. Plans and specifications are also viewable at the Eastern Contractors Association plan room, 6 Airline Drive, Albany, NY. No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of forty-five days (45) subsequent to the opening of bids without the consent of the Town Supervisor. The successful bidder will be required to execute a Contract. A violation of this provision or, a failure to comply with the notice/intent of award, the bidder shall be required to forfeit to the Town of Ticonderoga, his Bid Bond or Certified Check as liquidated damages for this Breach of Contract. Unsuccessful bidders shall have their checks returned to them within fourty-five days (45) of Contract award. No Contract will be awarded to any corporation not incorporated in the State of New York unless such corporation has been qualified to do business within the State of New York, pursuant to the applicable statutes. The Town of Ticonderoga reserves the right to waive this requirement as a minor irregularity and/or technicality. Attention of Bidders is particularly called to Section 103-d of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York on NonCollusive Bidding and to the requirements as to the conditions of employment to be observed and prevailing wage rates to be

FARM, COUNTRY BARN/5 ACRES: $29,995 Rustic "Country Barn," Well-Built & Sturdy. On 5 Wooded Acres,Meadows, Apple Orchard. Frontage on State Rte 13, Mins to Salmon River. Adjoins NYS Snowmobile Trails. Call 1-800-2297843 Or Visit www.LandandCamps.com

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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

1 ACRE OF Land at Wood Rd., West Chazy, NY, close to schools, nice location. Please call 518-4932478 for more information.

PORT HENRY Duplex apartment building, completely renovated, excellent rental history, some owner finanancing available. $69,000. 518-546-8247.

BRANT LAKE 9.1 acre building lot for sale by owner. Harris Road. $63,000. (518) 494-3174.

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DOG CONTAINMENT PEN - 4 panels w/door, 10'tall x 6' long. Galv. steel., 8x8'pressure treated wood frame for it to sit on once pen is re-assembled, 7 yrs. old. purchased from FE Hart Co., replacement cost $650, will sell for $250 OBO. Call 802-524-6275 9AM-9PM.

paid under this Contract. The price submitted shall be exclusive of Federal, State and Local taxes since the Town of Ticonderoga is a taxexempt entity. Attention is also directed to the Buy A m e r i c a n Preferences, Foreign Trade Restrictions, GOALS FOR D/M/WBE PARTICIPATION, Davis Bacon Act Requirements, Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal E m p l o y m e n t Opportunity and the G o v e r n m e n t Debarment and Suspension and Requirements for a Drug Free Workplace requirements outlined in Section 20-01, NOTICE TO BIDDERS. All bid procedures must conform to the General Municipal Law, as amended. A Pre-Bid Conference is scheduled for February 5th, 2014 at 1 P.M. in the T i c o n d e r o g a Community Building, conference room basement level. Any questions should be directed to the Engineer: Shumaker C o n s u l t i n g Engineering and Land Surveying, P.C. Attn: Jim Cummings, PE, 143 Court Street, Binghamton, NY 13901, Phone: (607) 798-8081, Fax: (607) 798-8186, jcummings@shumakerengineering.com. Within 3 business days after the opening of bids, the apparent three (3) lowest bidders, if directed by the Supervisor or his/her designer must submit additional information, including but not limited to a proposed project schedule, and forms required by the GOALS FOR D/M/WBE PARTICIPATION section. Failure to submit this information may result in forfeiture of the bid bond, and/or certified check and loss of Contract. If this proposal is accepted, the undersigned agrees to enter into the Contract in the form contained in the Contract documents within 10 business days of the Intent to Award date. The Contractor shall agree to finish the work by the completion date indicated herein. In addition, the Contractor shall provide Faithful Performance and Payment Bonds, each equal to 100% of the Contract amount and all required insurance coverages with the Town named as additionally insured and held harmless against any defects in workmanship or materials which appear within one year from the final completion and acceptance by the Town of Ticonderoga. It is anticipated that construction will start in spring 2014, contract time is 60 calendar days for field construction. Contractor shall coordinate all material lead times so construction can be completed within 60 days from field construction notice to proceed. In the event that the successful bidder is determined to be in default of the contract, the Town of Ticonderoga reserves its legal and equitable rights against the defaulting contractor.

The Town and/or any political subdivision shall have the exclusive right to award a completion contract to the next available lowest responsive and responsible bidder. The resulting Contract for this project will be Federally, New York State and Town funded and will obligate the Contractor and his subcontractors to comply with the Federal Aviation Administration Grant Assurances and the requirements as stated in Section 70 and New York State Department of Transportation Airport D e v e l o p m e n t Requirements as stated in Section 70. The project is being funded in part by a NYS Consolidated Funding Grant through the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) therefore, Minority and Womens Business Enterprise (M/WBE) goals are applicable The goals have been determined to be 20% for all areas in New York State, proportioned as follows: Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) goal: 9% Womens Business Enterprise (WBE) goal: 11%. If the bidder cannot meet these goals then good faith efforts must be documented and submitted. In addition to the M/WBE goals described above, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) goals are also applicable to the project. While M/WBE goals pertain to the percentage of theNOTICE TO BIDDERS CONSTRUCTION OF FUEL FARM NYSDOT PIN 1907.61 AND AIP 3-36-019623-14 NYSDOT PIN 1907.33 AT THE TICONDEROGA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT TICONDEROGA, NEW YORK The Town of Ticonderoga will receive sealed bids for construction of an 8000 gallon AvGas tank and self-service fuel dispensing system at Ticonderoga Municipal Airport, Ticonderoga, NY at the office of the Town Clerk of the Town of Ticonderoga, in the Community Building, 132 Montcalm Street, Ticonderoga, New York, 12883 until 2 p.m. local time on February 28, 2014 and there, at said office, at said time, publicly opened and read aloud. All bids must be submitted, upon the forms furnished by the Town, addressed to the Town of Ticonderoga, Town Clerks Office, at the above address and shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope marked Construction of Fuel Farm, NYSDOT PIN 1907.61/AIP 3-36-0196-23-14 & NYSDOT PIN 1907.33 at Ticonderoga Municipal Airport, Ticonderoga, NY and shall be accompanied by a Bid Bond, or a Certified Check made payable to the order of the Town Clerk, Town of Ticonderoga, in the amount of 10% of the bid as aguarantee that the bidder will enter into a Contract if it be awarded to him/her. In addition, the bidder shall enclose with the proposal, evidence of prior satisfactory com-

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pletion of work at least equal in nature and scope to the work proposed. The price submitted shall be exclusive of federal, state and local tax since the Town of Ticonderoga is a tax-exempt entity. The project generally includes construction of an 8000 gallon AvGas fuel tank and associated fuel pump system and credit card reader. The project also includes a concrete tank pad, concrete fueling pad, bollards, site work, electrical and telecommunications wiring and drainage work. The Contract Documents, consisting of the Advertisement, General Provisions, Bid, Agreement, Special Provisions, and Contract Drawings may be examined and obtained at the Office of the Town Clerk, T i c o n d e r o g a Community Building, Ticonderoga, New York, beginning on February 3rd from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Friday, upon deposit of fifty dollars ($50.00) per set (check only, payable to the Town of Ticonderoga). Any bidder, upon returning the drawings in excellent condition (original issued set with no marks on them) within thirty (30) days of the bid date will be refunded the full amount of his deposit. Plans and specifications are also viewable at the Eastern Contractors Association plan room, 6 Airline Drive, Albany, NY. No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of forty-five days (45) subsequent to the opening of bids without the consent of the Town Supervisor. The successful bidder will be required to execute a Contract. A violation of this provision or, a failure to comply with the notice/intent of award, the bidder shall be required to forfeit to the Town of Ticonderoga, his Bid Bond or Certified Check as liquidated damages for this Breach of Contract. Unsuccessful bidders shall have their checks returned to them within fourty-five days (45) of Contract award. No Contract will be awarded to any corporation not incorporated in the State of New York unless such corporation has been qualified to do business within the State of New York, pursuant to the applicable statutes. The Town of Ticonderoga reserves the right to waive this requirement as a minor irregularity and/or technicality. Attention of Bidders is particularly called to Section 103-d of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York on NonCollusive Bidding and to the requirements as to the conditions of employment to be observed and prevailing wage rates to be paid under this Contract. The price submitted shall be exclusive of Federal, State and Local taxes since the Town of Ticonderoga is a taxexempt entity. Attention is also directed to the Buy A m e r i c a n Preferences, Foreign Trade Restrictions, GOALS FOR D/M/WBE PARTICI-

CROWN POINT - 600 + feet on Putts Creek, 2.78 acres, 20' x 32' livable building. Fix up or tear down and rebuild. $30,000 FIRM quick sale. 518-354-7167. NYS LAND FOR SALE: 8.6 Acres/ $19,995 With Financing! Beautiful Ridge Top Maple Forests With Evergreens, Wild Apple Trees, Babbling Brook & Major Deer Trails. Easy Access Off Rt 13. Minutes To Salmon River Fishing & State Game Lands. Call Now: 1-800-229 -7843 or email

PATION, Davis Bacon Act Requirements, Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal E m p l o y m e n t Opportunity and the G o v e r n m e n t Debarment and Suspension and Requirements for a Drug Free Workplace requirements outlined in Section 20-01, NOTICE TO BIDDERS. All bid procedures must conform to the General Municipal Law, as amended. A Pre-Bid Conference is scheduled for February 5th, 2014 at 1 P.M. in the T i c o n d e r o g a Community Building, conference room basement level. Any questions should be directed to the Engineer: Shumaker C o n s u l t i n g Engineering and Land Surveying, P.C. Attn: Jim Cummings, PE, 143 Court Street, Binghamton, NY 13901, Phone: (607) 798-8081, Fax: (607) 798-8186, jcummings@shumakerengineering.com. Within 3 business days after the opening of bids, the apparent three (3) lowest bidders, if directed by the Supervisor or his/her designer must submit additional information, including but not limited to a proposed project schedule, and forms required by the GOALS FOR D/M/WBE PARTICIPATION section. Failure to submit this information may result in forfeiture of the bid bond, and/or certified check and loss of Contract. If this proposal is accepted, the undersigned agrees to enter into the Contract in the form contained in the Contract documents within 10 business days of the Intent to Award date. The Contractor shall agree to finish the work by the completion date indicated herein. In addition, the Contractor shall provide Faithful Performance and Payment Bonds, each equal to 100% of the Contract amount and all required insurance coverages with the Town named as additionally insured and held harmless against any defects in workmanship or materials which appear within one year from the final completion and acceptance by the Town of Ticonderoga. It is anticipated that construction will start in spring 2014, contract time is 60 calendar days for field construction. Contractor shall coordinate all material lead times so construction can be completed within 60 days from field construction notice to proceed. In the event that the successful bidder is determined to be in default of the contract, the Town of Ticonderoga reserves its legal and equitable rights against the defaulting contractor. The Town and/or any political subdivision shall have the exclusive right to award a completion contract to the next available lowest responsive and responsible bidder. The resulting Contract for this project will be Federally, New York State and Town funded and will obligate the Contractor and his subcontractors to

STONY CREEK 50 acres secluded easy access 1800' black top frontage, mountain views, Stony Creek, NY $89,900, no interest financing. 518-696-2829 FARMFARM666@YAHOO.COM TOWN OF Lake George 1/2 acre building lot. Access to Village water. Ideal for build-out basement. $47,000. Will hold mortgage for qualified buyer, 20% down. 518668-0179 or 518-321-3347. NYS LAND, 1947 BOY SCOUT CAMP, 5 acre lake property - $129,900. 7 new lake properties. www. LandFirstNY.com 1-888-683-2626

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comply with the Federal Aviation Administration Grant Assurances and the requirements as stated in Section 70 and New York State Department of Transportation Airport D e v e l o p m e n t Requirements as stated in Section 70. The project is being funded in part by a NYS Consolidated Funding Grant through the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) therefore, Minority and Womens Business Enterprise (M/WBE) goals are applicable The goals have been determined to be 20% for all areas in New York State, proportioned as follows: Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) goal: 9% Womens Business Enterprise (WBE) goal: 11%. If the bidder cannot meet these goals then good faith efforts must be documented and submitted. In addition to the M/WBE goals described above, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) goals are also applicable to the project. While M/WBE goals pertain to the percentage of theNOTICE TO BIDDERS CONSTRUCTION OF FUEL FARM NYSDOT PIN 1907.61 AND AIP 3-36-019623-14 NYSDOT PIN 1907.33 AT THE TICONDEROGA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT TICONDEROGA, NEW YORK contract work subcontracted to appropriate firms, EEO goals are reflective of the project workforce. EEO goals are also divided into two components, one for minority participation and one for participation of women. The project is located in Essex County; therefore the goal will be 2.6%. The goal for womens participation is the same for all locations at 6.9%. The contractor or subcontractor shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, or sex in the performance of this contract. The contractor shall carry out applicable requirements of 49 CFR Part 26 in the award and administration of DOT assisted contracts. Failure by the contractor to carry out these requirements is a material breach of this contract, which may result in the termination of this contract or such other remedy, as the recipient deems appropriate. SINCE THE PROJECT IS ALSO BEING FUNDED BY THE FAA DBE GOALS ARE ALSO REQUIRED. The DBE and M/WBE goals can be met by the sane firms if they are certified as both a DBE and an M/WBE. The Ticonderoga Municipal Airport (Town of Ticonderoga) has a published Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Plan. The Plan can be viewed in The Town of Ticonderoga Town Hall. The contractor is required to abide by this plan. The current DBE goal for the airport is 14.6%. It is the obligation of the Contractor to make good faith efforts. The

Contractor can demonstrate that it has done so either by meeting the contract goal or documenting good faith efforts. Examples of good faith efforts are found in Appendix A to CFR 49 part 26. A bid that fails to meet these requirements will be considered to be in default. Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier's check, or bid bond in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid in the form and subject to the conditions provided in Section 20, Proposal Requirements and Conditions and Section 30, Award and Execution of Contract of the Proposal. The Town of Ticonderoga reserves the right to waive informalities in the bid and to reject any and all bids. DATED: February 1st, 2014 Tonya M. Thompson, Town Clerk Town of Ticonderoga T T- 2 / 1 / 2 0 1 4 - 1 T C 37151 ----------------------------PUBLIC NOTICE Essex County Fair Housing Notice if hereby given that Essex County is committed to furthering fair housing. The Federal Fair Housing Law, as well as the Laws of new York State, prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, financing, and brokerage of housing based on race, creed, color, gender, national origin, familial status, or handicap.Essex County pursuant to the local fair housing strategy has appointed a fair housing officer who may be reached at: Essex County Planning Office Department of P l a n n i n g Elizabethtown, NY 12932 (518) 873-3687 The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Toll Free Fair Housing Hotline number is: 1-800-6699777 or 1-800-9279275 (TDD for the hearing impaired) TT,VN-2/1/2PUBLIC NOTICE Essex County Fair Housing Notice if hereby given that Essex County is committed to furthering fair housing. The Federal Fair Housing Law, as well as the Laws of new York State, prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, financing, and brokerage of housing based on race, creed, color, gender, national origin, familial status, or handicap. Essex County pursuant to the local fair housing strategy has appointed a fair housing officer who may be reached at: Essex County Planning Office Department of P l a n n i n g Elizabethtown, NY 12932 (518) 873-3687 The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Toll Free Fair Housing Hotline number is: 1-800-6699777 or 1-800-9279275 (TDD for the hearing impaired) TT,VN-2/1/2014-1TC37241 ----------------------------Juggling Your Budget? Advertise Small, Get Big Results! Call 1-518-873-6368 Ext. 201


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VACATION PROPERTY CROWN POINT LAND - 53 Peasley Road. Property offers 3.5 acres on Putnam Creek with 600 feet of road frontage, a 50' x 30' 2 story frame barn with electricity and oil heat. Zones residential. Can be converted or build new. Beautiful spot and minutes to the Northway or Ticonderoga. $65,000. Purdy Realty LLC - 384-1117. Call Frank Villanova - 878-4275 cell

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LOVELY SINGLE Family Home, 3 bdrm, 1 1/2 bath. To trade, swap, sell for equal value home in area, $129,000. Located in beautiful Edgewater, FL. 518-696-2829

SINGLE-FAMILY HOME CROWN POINT - Cute, cozy, 3 bdrm/2 bath, A frame, porch, 1/2 acre, $83k. 518-351-5063, 860673-6119, 917-679-4449. LOVELY SINGLE Family Home, 3 bdrm, 1 1/2 bath. To trade, swap, sell for equal value home in area, $129,000. Located in beautiful Edgewater, FL. 518-696-2829 MODULAR HOME 3 bdrm, 2 baths, on 1 acre of property, 2 car garage, 2 decks, $87,500. Port Henry, NY 518-962-4685

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WANTED JAPANESE MOTORCYCLE KAWASAKI 1967-1980 Z1900, KZ900, KZ1000, ZIR, KX1000MKII, A1-250, W1-650, H1 -500, H2-750, S1-250, S2-350, S3 -400 SUZUKI GS400, GT380, GT750, Honda CB750 (1969,1970) CASH. FREE PICKUP. 1-800-7721142, 1-310-721-0726 usa@classicrunners.com

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1979 SOUTHWIND Motor Home 27', sleeps 6, self contained generator, air condition, micro oven, everything works. Firm $3500. 518-494-3215.

BOATS SCHROON LAKE - Leased Land with Camp in Excellent Condition, 50' lakefront, 48' wooden dock, asking $50,000. Call for details 518-495-7683. SCHROON LAKE WATERFRONT CAMP on leased Land. Screened porch, 32' aluminum dock + more. $37,900. 518-569-6907.

FOR SALE PARK MODEL - 1986 LEDGEVIEW Camp - Hwy 149 5 Pine Breeze Trail - $49,500 Come see, it's really neat!! New In 2012: roof, siding, bedroom, deck and shed! 518-636-3429 or 352-428-8767

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ACCESSORIES (2) TRAILERS (OPEN) - both excellent condition; 2010 Triton 20' Aluminum - max wgt. 7500 lbs. Asking $4900 and 1989 Bison 31' overal Gooseneck, Asking $2900. 518-546-3568. CENTURY 6’ Fiberglass Truck Cap has 3 sliding windows w/screens. Also bedliner. Fits Toyotas. Excellent condition. $1100 value, asking $500. 518-546-7913. STUDDED SNOW Tires Two new condition studded Firestone Winterforce snow tires, 215/70R 14, mounted and balanced on Ford Aerostar rims, asking $60 each. 518-585-5267 or 410-833-4686.

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’88 BAYLINER 21’, V8, open bow, great shape, cover included, many extras. $3250 firm. 518-942-7725 14’ ADIRONDACK Guide Boat complete w/trailer, oars, cover & cherry caned seats. Never been used. $5500 firm. 518-642-9576. 1968 LAUNCH Dyer 20’ Glamour Girl, Atomic 4 inboard engine, 30HP, very good condition. Safe, reliable, spacious, ideal camp boat. Reasonable offers considered. Located in Essex, NY. 802503-5452 1980 18 1/2 FT. Century Cuddy Cabin, 120 HP I/O, trailer, GPS depth finder, down rigger, plus. $2400 OBO. 518-963-8220 or 518 -569-0118 20’ SEA Ray Bowrider, blue, 1979, V8 M/C, 5.7L Mercruiser, galvanized trailer, mooring cover. $2,798. Sue 973-715-1201. 2005 WHITEHALL SPIRIT rowing/ sailboat. Classic boat, rare find. Must sell! Asking $4500 OBO. 845 -868-7711

CARS 2008 CHEVROLET Impala, color mocha metallic, 58k miles, great gas mileage, like new inside & outside. $10,800. 518-668-2884

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2008 KEYSTONE Cougar XLite Travel Trailer, 26', 1 slide, sleeps 6 -8, bunks, polar package, TV, many extras, one owner, mint condition. $15,000. 518-494-7796.

SUVS 2003 FORD Explorer 2003 Ford Explorer, tan, 127,000 miles, loaded, power everything, A/C, remote start, new battery, alt, belts. $4500. 518-668-2970.

TRUCKS 1997 CHEVROLET Blazer LS Green, 147k miles, inspected, many new parts, no rust, must see, $1500 OBO. 518-813-0771 1999 FORD F250 w/Fisher Minute Mount Plow, 95k original miles. Asking $5500 OBO. Blue Mt Lake. Contact Lenny 518-352-7006 or bluemtrest200@gmail.com

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