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Puppets of explorers Henry Hudson and Samuel de Champlain meet during Quadricentennial celebration.

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John Quinn to retire next month By Lou Varricchio When John T. Quinn retires as Addison County State's Attorney in September, he will leave two large shoes to fill. The respected and successful outgoing state’s attorney began his law career in 1978; he has been a John T. Quinn: outmember of going state’s attorthe state’s ney in Addison attorney of- County. fice since 1985. Quinn, a Republican, served as deputy state's attorney from 1978 to 1985; he was appointed to the state’s attorney post in 1985 by Gov. Kunin, a Democrat. Quinn was raised in Vergennes and graduated from Vergennes Union High School in 1968. He graduated from St. Michael's College in 1972 and Albany Law School in 1975. He practiced law in Woodstock, Vt., for a several years before returning to Addison County. He is married to Maggie Quinn and resides in Weybridge. “I am very proud of the job that we do to keep Addison County one of the safest places to live in the entire United States,” he said. “My office was recently rated as no. 1 in Vermont with the highest conviction percentage in domestic violence cases.” Quinn has recommended that Christopher Perkett replace him as state’s attorney. Perkett is currently Addison County’s deputy state’s attorney. The outgoing state’s attorney ‘s recommendation will be reviewed by the governor. Quinn’s term ends in Nov. 2010. State’s attorneys are elected to four-year terms. Quinn has run unopposed for the elected office since the 1980s.


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Administration provides “bailout” for the arts 42 local organizations receive money Gov. Jim Douglas announced that 42 Vermont arts organizations have received a total of $606,000 through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). These taxpayer-funded grants are billed as preserving jobs in Vermont’s nonprofit arts sector. “The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is designed to jumpstart the economy, create and protect jobs, and invest in key priorities,” said Douglas. “Like other jobs, arts jobs help individuals and families pay household expenses, put children through college and achieve financial stability.” Through ARRA, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) received $50 million to help restore

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and preserve jobs in the nonprofit arts sector. The Vermont Arts Council received $250,000 to support and preserve jobs in Vermont’s nonprofit arts sector. Some arts organizations were eligible to apply directly to the NEA and/or to the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) for this funding. If approved by one or more grantmaker, the applicant had to choose one. Sixteen Vermont Arts organizations were eligible to apply directly to the NEA. Of these, eight were funded for a total of $341,000. Vermont and Iowa ranked highest in the percentage of applicants funded at 50 percent, though Iowa only had eight applications. Two Vermont organizations applied di-

rectly to NEFA and one was funded for $15,000. The following is a list of recipients by county and grant amounts in New Market Press newspaper circulation areas: Addison County: •Friends of the Vergennes Opera House, Vergennes. $4,600 from VAC. To support the positions of executive director and administrative assistant. •Town Hall Theatre, Middlebury. $9,500 from VAC. To support the position of technical director. •Vermont Folklife Center, Middlebury. $10,000 from VAC. To support the positions of director of education and archivist. Chittenden County: •Burlington City Arts, Burlington. $50,000 from NEA. To support visual arts exhibitions.

BEST FRIENDS—Middlebury Police Officer George Merkle and K-9 unit Blade, shown here in a 2008 file photo, greeted shoppers at Shaw’s Supermarket in downtown Middlebury last week. The sixlegged law enforcement team are a favorite with adults and youngsters around town. Shaw’s invited Officer Merkle and his trained pal to help register youngsters for the Amber Alert I.D. program that helps law enforcement agencies with child abduction or missing person cases. To learn more about the program, call the Middlebury P.D. at 388-3191. Photo by J. Kirk Edwards


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•Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington. $50,000 from NEA. To support artist performances •Jeh Kulu Dance and Drum Theater, Burlington. $5,000 from VAC. To support the position of General Manager Assistant. •Vermont MIDI Project, Essex Junction. $5,000 from VAC. To support the position of project coordinator. •Vermont Symphony Orchestra, Burlington. $9,200 from VAC. To support artist fees for 12 musicians. •Vermont Youth Orchestra Association, Colchester. $6,900 from VAC. To support the position of orchestra manager. •VSA Arts Vermont, Winooski. $9,200 from VAC. To support artist

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Academy graduates 38 Vermonters Troy Murray Jr. of Proctor graduated high school and spent four months looking for the next step. College was not an option at that time, but he did not have skills that would get him a job. He came to Northlands, and a year later he graduated from the Culinary Arts program. Troy is currently enrolled in college with the Connecticut Culinary Institute. David Ziegler of Norwich got his high school diploma, and then spent 4 years struggling through life. He knew that some kind of hands-on training would work for him, so he decided to come to Northlands Job Corps and try the welding program. David finished his career technical training, and secured a job at Structal Bridges, where he is currently employed. Northlands has trained over 13,500 students over its 30 years—below are 2009 area graduates from Northlands Job Corps Academy: James Bell from Fair Haven David Blondin from Essex Junction



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Puppet explorers tour Lake Champlain Playful creations of Champlain, Hudson Life-sized puppets of explorers Henry Hudson and Samuel de Champlain created to celebrate this year for the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s exploration of the Hudson River and Samuel de Champlain’s exploration of Lake Champlain got their public debut last week. The two explorers met for the first time. In 1609, they missed each other by six weeks and 100 miles. The Henry Hudson and Samuel de Champlain puppet meeting was part of both the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s Small Boat Festival and the Westport Heritage Festival last week. The great explorers greeted the public and share stories of their historic travels and recent adventures. Both puppets were created for display at local libraries and have been a fun way to allow families

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he process of taking a thought and putting it on a page—then into your memory, then presenting it to an audience to see if it’s effective—is the most rewarding and fun part of my job. Using someone else’s comedy material makes very little sense to me. That’s why when I first started writing and performing, and it became apparent my stories and jokes were salable; I made a rule to use only my original material in my shows. As time went on, I loosened my own rule and allowed myself to tell two jokes that I thought were very funny, that fit perfectly into the rhythm of my show, and more importantly, were fun to tell. I allowed myself to do that only if I told the audience that I didn’t write the jokes. I recently came upon another joke I like: The next time you come to one of my shows you may hear it, not because I need material, but because it will fit nicely in certain pockets of my show and, mostly, because the way it’s built calls for a type of punch line delivery that’s as much fun for a comic as hitting a walk-off homer is for a baseball player. I’ll tell my audience that I didn’t write it. If I do decide to use it, I may build around it a bit in order to punch it up. It’ll be fun, for me, to see what I come up with. Actually I already have built around it. It’s basically a totally new joke, 'cept for the punch line. Guess that’s what you call “Makin' it your own/Stealin' a joke.” Check it out. But remember, it’s all in the delivery— Vermont Farmer was bringing his cows ‘cross the main road, one of the few places in the state it’s still done that way. Out-of-staters just love driving over a path of cow doo. Makes ‘em feel welcome. About the time the last cow was ‘cross, a great big Mercedes sedan pulled through with Texas license tags; a big ol’ Texas guy drivin’, his big Texas wife next to him, and two big Texas kids in the backseat. Texas guy stops right n’ the middle of the path of cow doo—sticks his head out the window, says to the farmer, “This Here ya’lls farm?” The Vermont Farmer, without looking around says, “Hyuh.” Texan says, real slow like, “Back home in Texas, I get in my truck, drive from one end of my farm, all the way the other end —it takes me all day to do it.” Vermont farmer turns to the Texan and says, “I used to have a truck just like that.” Rusty DeWees tours Vermont and Northern New York with his act “The Logger.” His column appears weekly. He can be reached at Listen for The Logger, Rusty DeWees, Thursdays at 7:40 on the Big Station, 98.9 WOKO or visit his website at

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SATURDAY August 22, 2009

The hunt for pieces of Mercury on Earth


ith the distant planet Mercury visible in the evening sky this week, it’s worth looking at new research that suggests pieces of the hot planet are waiting to be found right here on Earth. We know that pieces of the Moon, Mars and asteroids have been found as meteoritic rock fragments on Earth. A recent computer model of Mercury's creation billions of years ago shows us that some of its ejected rock and dust ended up falling on Earth and Venus. These complex computer simulations, produced by scientists at the University of Bern, Switzerland, tracked where Mercury’s ejecta travelled over the course of millions of years. The Bern scientists spent months speculating about the fate of material blasted off Mercury and out into space. More simulations resulted and the Bern team now thinks that a large proto-Mercury collided with a giant asteroid about 4.5 billion years ago. Mercury is a dense planet, which implies that it contains lots of heavy metals. Mercury was formed much like Earth’s Moon by a titanic collision of celestial bodies; it then reaccreted, into the planet we know today, following the impact. At the end of the first Bern simulations, a dense metal and rock body remained after the impact with streams of rapidly escaping debris. A second simulation tracked the ejected matter until it either landed on nearby planets, was thrown into deep space, or simply fell into the Sun’s deep gravity well. Simulations showed that some of the ejected Mercury material reached all the way to Venus and Earth. Such computer simulations, made by pioneering researchers such as NASA’s Dean Chapman, began in earnest during the 1960s. These simulations have shown how ejecta from the Moon and Mars can reach Earth. In fact, Mars meteorites and some lunar material have been identified on Earth; however researchers still bicker over the origins of some of the space rocks. Bern scientists stuck their collective necks out and suggested that Earth might be the resting ground to as much as 16 quadrillion tons of Mercury’s ejected rock—

wow, that’s a lot of Mercury on Mother Earth. However, this idea will remain a scientific challenge to prove, at least until geological samples from Mercury’s surface are collected and returned to Earth for study. Next, the rocks have to be chemically matched alongside suspected Mercurian meteorites to ultimately prove theory as fact. What’s in the Sky—Get a fleeting glimpse of the planet Mercury low in the western sky around 8 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 22 (see accompanying sky map). Louis Varricchio, M.Sc., lives in Vermont. He is a former NASA senior science writer and a current member of the NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador program. He is also a member of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers.

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n Tennessee’s Northeast Kingdom (as in Vermont, the handful of upland counties to the north and east of Washington) the urban centers (as in Vermont, but more so) are in decline. I’d guess, from personal observation, that Johnson City—three times the size of Rutland City—shows proportionally as much business and residential flight and I’d further guess that it’s trying just as hard to reverse the trend. Two recent events, one local and one national, illustrate aspects of their task. Local: In Johnson City, recent underground utility work revealed long-forgotten brick street pavement and street-car trackage, bringing forth a host of then-and-now photographs evoking both nostalgic memories ( even though none of the rememberers were living urbanites when the “then” photo’s were taken) and optimist downtown-renaissance predictions which would improve on the fairly bleak-looking “now” photo’s. No question that such photo’s are immensely attractive. If you thumb through such urban histories as Douglas Rae’s “City” or Lloyd Ultan’s “The Beautiful Bronx” you’ll see illustrations of streetscapes with the sidewalks civilized and busy, the building facades ornate, the street-cars functional, and the overall impression one of lively urban society-in-action. Rae labels that late 19th /early 20th century period “the age of urbanism” and his description of the flight to the suburbs even then in its early stages is compelling reading. Almost none of us who admire the “then” photo’s would choose to live there, which explains why our grand-parents and parents began fleeing the downtowns of walk-up flats over stores, street-car transport to mill or city park, schools with phys-ed space up on the roof, and so on as soon as they could affords to do so. Somewhere between 5 and 10% of contemporary American households have actually participated in the muchpublicized back-to-the-city movement, and all the rest of us, as surveys have repeatedly shown, want no part of it. National: A recent conclave of urban-renaissance advocates in Dayton was convened to brainstorm alternatives to the pervasive decline which Rae calls “the end of urbanism” which is exemplified by such 50% population-loss basket cases as Detroit and Youngstown. One recommendation: urge the media not to call them basket cases. Another: bring in street theatre and puppet shows to emphasize the “creative economy”. A third: level the abandoned buildings, sell the scrap lumber and brick, and plant subsidized gardens. And a fourth, from Dayton’s Mayor: “we are developing a boutique city”. She declined to elaborate. On her behalf, I will.

I’d guess that iconic architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s advocacy for, and prediction of, the total disappearance of the traditional (think cubistic high-rises, brick-paved streets and light-rail trackage) city and its replacement by a very green and low density Broadacre City with no centers, is over-stated, and that small to mid-sized urban cores in particular can survive and prevail by offering small-scale industry, research, business, commerce, and professional services. Maybe that’s what she calls “the boutique city” but then chooses, in a nation-wide venue, not to describe. The conference chose not to recognize the serendipitous and synchronous urban-future news event of the decade: the first step in the departure of the New York Stock Exchange from lower Manhattan in downtown New York City. A decade ago, NYC paid the NYSE a more-than-half-billion bribe to stay, but now, in the first tranche of its exit-by-stages, the Exchange’s fast-trade hub is about to depart for exurban Mahwah on the New York/New Jersey line. Former Vermonter Martin Harris lives in Tennessee.

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Douglas congratulates young writers, artists Winners of the Vermont Forestry Centennial “If Trees Could Talk …” art and writing contest got personal congratulations from Gov.Jim Douglas at a special Statehouse ceremony last week. Eight winners were chosen from the more than 500 students who portrayed in picture or prose their appreciation of forests as part of the Forestry Centennial Celebration, sponsored by the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation. “The Forestry Centennial is an excellent opportunity to celebrate the role of our forests and renew our commitment to this vital environmental and economic resource,” the Governor said. “As we begin our second century, Vermont’s forests will continue to flourish with the support of all who cherish and respect this tremendous resource.” One art entry and one writing entry were chosen as winners in each of the following age groups: grades K-2; grades 3-5; grades 6-8 and grades 9-12. Winning entries can be seen online at: Grand prizes are a one-year season’s pass to Vermont State Parks and a Forestry Centennial Celebration commemorative wooden log truck. “With children today watching over 30 hours of television a week, this contest was a unique opportunity for Vermont’s youth to take time to think about forests and trees — to slow down and consider experiences in nature and use these memories to inspire creative work,” the Governor said. “Their work highlights the important relationship Vermon-

ters have with our forests. With this early understanding of this relationship, Vermont’s forests will be in good hands for the next 100 years.”

Forestry Centennial Winners are: Writing: K-2nd— 1st place: William Douglas, Grade 1, Groton 2nd place: Connor North, Grade 2, Stowe 3rd-5th— 1st place: Emily Bushey, Grade 4, Clarendon 2nd: Ashlynn Foster, Grade 3, Middlebury 6th-8th— 1st place: Sossina Gutama, Grade 8 2nd: Kayla Glazer, Grade 8 9th-12th— 1st: Orion Kafka, Grade 11, Fairfax Art: K-2nd— 1st: Calista Hanna, Grade 2, Barre 2nd: Dylan Young, Grade 2, West Danville 3rd-5th— 1st: Sean Apps, Grade 4, Bondville 2nd: Madison Scholander, Grade 4, Bondville 6th-8th— 1st: Kate Gottsegen, Grade 6, Woodstock 2nd: Shelli Wagner, Grade 6, Granville 9th-12th— 1st: Rebecca Shores, Grade 11, Manchester Center 2nd: Kristen Palmer, Grade 12, East Dorset

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THE COLOR OF PAISLEY—Grammy Award-winning country star Brad Paisley comes to Vermont on Sunday, Aug. 30 at the Champlain Valley Fair in Essex Junction. Paisley’s no. 1 style bridges traditional country and pop. Fans like his songs for their humor and mentions of pop cultural icons. Tickets are available at, the Venue Box Office, or charge by telephone by calling 802-86-FLYNN.

Kids can win iPod Shuffle Children who have participated in the Ilsley Public Libray’s summer reading program are invited to stop by the youth services department to share reading logs. Children have an opportunity to select a book to take home for keeps, receive a certificate of achievement, and enter into one of the grand prize drawings. For students, grades four and under, there will be a drawing for two prizes: a $25 gift certificate to Ben Franklin and a pair of movie tickets to Marquis Theater. For others, grades five and up there, will also be a drawing will be for two prizes: an Ipod Shuffle and a pair of movie tickets for Marquis Theater. Winners will be notifiedAug. 17.

Happy 80th, Kelly James Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart on YouTube. By Bill Wargo Over two centuries after his death, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is still in the news. Fragments of two works probably composed by Mozart (1756-1791) when he was about 7 years old were recently identified. You can hear the “new” Mozart played by Florian Birsak on Mozart’s own fortepiano at In their penultimate summer concert, the Craftsbury Chamber Players presented a complete, live version of Mozart’s marvelously melancholic String Quintet No. 4 in G minor, K 516, for two violins, two violas, and cello. The quintet will convince you that Mozart-mania is justified. Constructed in standard four-movement form, the Quintet is deeply dark until the very end. After a somber initial movement and a rather gloomy minuet, Mozart unveils his monumental third movement, the Adagio ma non troppo. Musicologist H.C. Robbins Landon acclaims this movement as “possibly the most personal and intimate music Mozart ever wrote…a mirror of Mozart’s personal tragedy.” Mozart’s father was gravely ill while Mozart was writing the Quintet, and the elder Mozart died two weeks after the Quintet was completed. Mozart scholar Cliff Eisen focuses on the third movement’s musicality and pure preoccupation with sound. Pointing especially to bars 13-14, Eisen effuses about the “moment of stillness punctuated by a succession of exploding mini-supernovas outlining the prevailing harmony…a unique moment, profoundly captivating for its sheer beau-

ty…” What to make of the quintet’s cheerful fourth and final movement? Hermann Abert, author of “W.A. Mozart,” recognized as the best book on Mozart even though it was published nearly 90 years ago, concludes that “The tragedy of the first three movements and the jubilation of the last stem from the very same source: the wealth of emotions that assailed Mozart as an artist also lent him an enhanced awareness of being alive.” If you missed the live concert, don’t despair: has the quartet performing the Mozart Quintet with period instruments.

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Stanley (Kelly) James celebrates his 80th birthday at a special open house, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2-4 p.m. at the Weybridge Congregational Church. Friends are invited to send a card: Kelly James, 822 Lemon Fair Rd., Weybridge, 05753.

Ferrisburgh student receives $27,560 scholarship The State University of New York at Oswego has awarded a merit scholarship to Andrew Darwin of Ferrisburgh. Darwin received a SUNY $27,560 Residential Scholarship. The award recognizes past academic achievement and potential for success for students like Darwin attending Oswego from outside New York. Darwin has reserved a place in the incoming freshman class for the fall semester. Classes begin Aug. 31.

Births A boy born July 29, Aaron Travis Sprigg Jr., to Aaron and Heather (Ogilvie) Sprigg of Bristol. A girl born July 30, Juliana Grace Van Zyl, to Derrick and Teena (Buzeman) Van Zyl of Addison. A girl born Aug. 4, Arianna Juliet Silva, to David and Suleyma (Rivas) Silva of Ticonderoga, N.Y. A boy born Aug.11, Caden Joseph Cousino, to Joseph Cousino and Sara Desroches of Lincoln. If you have questions, or to submit birth announcements, please call Leslie at 388-6397 or email at



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ast week, I mentioned that pairing dollar coupons with dollar sales at the grocery store are one of my favorite ways to get items for free. Another easy way? Double-coupon days. Coupon "doubling" occurs when a store matches a coupon's face value and passes the added bonus savings on to you, the shopper. Here's how it works. When you go to the checkout and hand the cashier a 50-cent coupon during double-coupon days, the cashier scans it and the cash register automatically doubles the value of that coupon to $1. You receive a dollar savings on one item with one 50-cent coupon. Grocery stores handle double-coupon promotions differently. Some stores double coupons up to a certain amount every day. Others offer double-coupon promotions on certain days of the week or certain weeks of the month. Still others offer double coupons on some days and triple coupons on others. During a triple-coupon promotion, a 50-cent coupon is worth $1.50. These sales are definitely worth checking out because stores that double coupons make it very easy for shoppers to get groceries for free or at big discounts. However, in my experience, many stores have specific rules for the ways they double coupons. You'll want to refer to your store's coupon policy to determine exactly how your store handles these promotions. Visit the store's Web site for the information or ask for a copy of the guidelines next time you're shopping. For example, one national grocery store chain will double all coupons worth up to 55 cents every day of the week. Another national chain doubles coupons up to $2 each, but they only run this promotion for one week each month. Some stores will double Internet coupons, others won't. It's important to find out exactly how your store handles doubles so that you aren't disappointed at the checkout. Let's go back to our example from last week, the "dollar sale" at the grocery store. Our store has many items on sale for $1, including cans of soup, toothbrushes and bags of frozen vegetables. Our store also doubles coupons up to $1 in value. How can we get things for free? Well, any coupon with a value of 50 cents will automatically be doubled to $1. I have a 50-cent coupon

for the soup, a 55-cent coupon for the toothbrush and a 75-cent coupon for the By Jill Cataldo vegetables. With those three coupons doubling in value, I'll be taking home a can of soup, a toothbrush, and a bag of frozen veggies all free. It's important to note, too, that coupons typically do not double over the value of the item. This is different from the way some stores handle "overage," which is when your coupon's value exceeds the cost of the item you're buying. At many stores, using a $1 coupon on an item that is on sale for 75 cents will not only give you that item for free, it will also take an extra quarter off your total purchase. This is the overage value that was left over after your $1 coupon paid for your 75-cent item. However, when a store offers double coupons, they're matching the coupon's value out of their own pocket. So, using a $2 coupon on a $3.79 bottle of spray cleaner will get you the cleaner for free, as the coupon doubles up to $4, but it will not give you that extra 21 cents in overage. However, you'll be taking items home for free, and who doesn't love that? Now, don't fret if you no stores double coupons in your area. Coupon doubling tends to be a regional phenomenon. Here in the Chicago area, none of our grocery stores double coupons, ever! The closest stores that do are 45 minutes from where I live. (And yes, I take "coupon field trips" to them on occasion.) But I do the bulk of my weekly shopping in a store that does not double coupons, and I still manage to cut my bill by half or better with coupons each week.

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Š CTW Features Jill Cataldo, a coupon-workshop instructor, writer and mother of three, never passes up a good deal. Learn more about couponing at her Web site, E-mail your couponing coups and questions to

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Thursday, August 20 B URLINGTON URLINGTON — The Vermont Wedding Association will present the Annual Burlington Summer Bridal Show at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center at the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain.This event will feature the area's top wedding professionals representing the best in their field.For schedule, call 459-2897. MIDDLEBUR Y — The "Dairy Price Stabilization Plan" will be presented MIDDLEBURY at the American Legion at 10:30 a.m. This is an opportunity to become informed and to discuss a plan that is gathering support from dairy farmers throughout the country. This meeting is being sponsored by Addison County Farm Bureau, Agrimark Cooperative, Dairy Farmers Working Together, the National Holstein Association and the American Legion. VERGENNES — Summer Appreciation and Social Event at 6:30 p.m. Entertainment by Robert Resnik and Marty Morrissey. In appreciation of all those that support the Bixby Memorial Free Library, the Friends of the Bixby and the Bixby Trustees are hosting a summer social event to include information about the library and provide musical entertainment. 877-2211. WELLS — The Modern Woodmen of America are sponsoring two paper sheet bingo benefit games for the Haynes House of Hope. The comfort care home in South Granville, N.Y., will provide home-health for the terminally ill. Haynes House will serve all Washington Cty residents and bordering areas. To be held Aug 20 at 5:30 p.m. and Aug 23 at 10:30 a.m. at the Modern Woodmen Hall. 518-642-9551.

Friday, August 21 BRANDON — Brandon Farmer’s Market Fridays from 9 a.m. -2 p.m. at the Central Park. Seasonal Products, plants, flowers, honey, maple syrup, baked goods and much more. Rain or shine. Call Wendy at 273-2655. CHARLOTTE CHARLOTTE — Farmer's Market at Mt. Philo State Park on Fridays from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. Come for a hike, have a family picnic, and support your neighborhood food producers. All Vendors farm within 10 miles of the park. Park fees suspended for Market guests. 425-2390. HUBBARDT ON/CASTLETON ON — Yard sale Aug. 21-Aug. 23, 9 a.m.-3 HUBBARDTON/CASTLET p.m. on Monument Hill Road at log barn, 1.7 miles from Route 30. Benefits Hubbardton/Castleton Food Distribution Center. Toys, electronics, clothes, books, lots more. Call Ali Slade for details, 273-3332. RICHMOND — The Richmond Farmers' Market is open from 3-6:30 p.m. on Volunteers Green.Youth Market Day at the Richmond Farmers’ Market on Volunteers Green! Youth Market Day will feature children from Richmond and surrounding towns, who will have their hand made or home-grown products for sale. Call Carol Mader at 434-5273 or VERGENNES — The Vergennes Opera House will screen the Carl Reiner directed classic vacation-gone-wrong movie, Summer Rental as part of the on going Friday Night Flicks movie series.7:30 p.m., $5 each with a $5 discount for families of four. 877-6737 or VERGENNES — Annual Reflections on Basin Harbor Art Show. Unique artist-in-residence program allows the selected artists to stay at the resort and create work that evokes the essence of Basin Harbor, the surrounding gardens, remarkable architecture and lakefront. 475-2311 or

Saturday, August 22 HINESBURG HINESBURG — Hear Vermont Suzuki Violins at 1 p.m. at Brown Dog Books & Gifts in Firehouse Plaza (with Estey Hardware). 482-5189. LUDLOW LUDLOW — The Society of Vermont Artists and Craftsmen, Inc. Annual Late Summer Arts and Craft Festival to be held at Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Held rain or shine. MIDDLEBUR Y — The Middlebury Farmer's Market is open every SaturMIDDLEBURY day and Wednesday from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. outdoors at the MarbleWorks by the Falls. Fresh local produce, meats, cheese and eggs, baked goods, wine, flowers, plants, and crafts. EBT and debits cards welcome. Wednesday is Senior Citizen Day at the market with 10 percent off. Pam Taylor, 388-0178.

Sunday, August 23 SHELBURNE SHELBURNE — Cheesemaker’s Festival at the Coach Barn. For more information, or VERGENNES — MidWay Sunday at Victory Baptist Church on Route 7. Worship, music, food, fellowship, fun and games. Bouncy house, petting zoo, and clowns. Free. 877-3393. WELLS — The Modern Woodmen of America are sponsoring two paper sheet bingo benefit games for the Haynes House of Hope. The comfort care home in South Granville, N.Y., will provide home-health for the terminally ill. Haynes House will serve all Washington Cty residents and bordering areas. To be held Aug 20 at 5:30 p.m. and Aug 23 at 10:30 a.m. at the Modern Woodmen Hall. 518-642-9551.

Monday, August 24 BRANDON — Vermont Public Radio (VPR) Community Gathering- To Support VPR Classical Extension into Brandon at the Vermont’s Classical Music Haven, 62 Country Club Road (off Route 73) noon – 2 p.m. Tea and refreshments will be sold in the Harmony English Tea Room. 465-4071 or VERGENNES — Vergennes City Band concerts on Monday evenings at 7 p.m. at the Vergennes City Park. Concerts run every Monday through Aug. 24th. Instrumentalists of all ages are welcome to join the band!

Tuesday, August 25 FAIR HAVEN HAVEN — The Slate Valley Museum invites the public to attend its tenth Annual Dinner and Silent Auction. This year’s event will be held at the Fair Haven Inn beginning at 5:30 p.m. The event is the primary fundraiser for the museum’s general operating funds. Entertainment will be melodic harp music from Wales, Ireland, and Scotland, performed by local musician Debbi Craig:

Wednesday, August 26 MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Farmer's Market is open every Saturday and Wednesday 9 a.m-12:30 p.m. outdoors at the MarbleWorks by the Falls. Fresh local produce, meats, cheese and eggs, baked goods, wine, flowers, plants, and crafts. EBT and debits cards welcome. RUTLAND — Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic at the Godnick Adult Center at 12:30 p.m. There is a suggested donation of $2 for blood pressure screen-


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Thursday, August 27 CHARLOTTE CHARLOTTE — American Red Cross Blood Drive hosted by the Charlotte Senior Citizens Center on Ferry Road, 2 - 7 p.m. Comfortable atmosphere and good snacks. All who attend will receive a ticket to the Champlain Valley Fair and a coupon for Friendly's ice cream. 425-6345. DORSET — Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic at the Dorset Nursing Association at 9 a.m. There is a suggested donation of $2 for blood pressure screenings and $5 for foot care. 775-0568. FAIR HAVEN HAVEN — Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic at the Appletree Apartments at 9:30 a. m. There is a suggested donation of $2 for blood pressure screenings and $5 for foot care. 775-0568. POULTNEY POULTNEY — PHS is forming an Anti-Bullying Planning Committee. If you are interested, please contact the two co-chairmen of the committee, Tracy Gallipo, director of guidance and/or Joe DeBonis, dean of students. First planning meeting 6 p.m. in the library. WALLINGFORD — Come to the Annual Art Show sponsored by the Wallingford Historical Society. Last year there were over 20 exhibitors! There will be everything from photographs and paintings, to quilts, baskets, pottery, jewelry, dolls and more. Admission is free and there will be some light refreshments, 5-7 p.m. Following the exhibit, there will be a meeting of the Wallingford Historical Society with voting for officers. Diane Cooney at 4462514.

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Friday, August 28 BRANDON — Brandon Farmer’s Market Fridays, 9 a.m. -2 p.m. at the Central Park. Seasonal Products, plants, flowers, honey, VT maple syrup, baked goods and much more. Rain or shine. Wendy at 273-2655. CHARLOTTE CHARLOTTE — Farmer's Market at Mt. Philo State Park on Fridays, 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. 425-2390. MIDDLEBUR Y — "Songs of Experience," Vermont dancer/choreographer MIDDLEBURY Patty Smith's newest solo work, includes "Tiny Divas" based on the lives of diminutive stars Piaf, Lenya, and Garland; and "War Dances Redux," a commentary on war. 382-9222. VERGENNES — Vergennes Days Fri. night, Aug. 28, street dance featuring "The Hitmen" 7-11 p.m. annual Aug. 29, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.Vergennes Day. Vergennes City Park plus 5 other venues. Family fun: Pancake breakfast, Little City 5K Race, 80 plus crafters/vendors, horse drawn wagon rides, bandstand music, chicken BBQ, children's venue with amusement rides, face painting, games. Car Show (475-2853), farmer's market, Rubber Duckie Race, Air show with radio controlled airplanes by Champlain Valley Flyers Club, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum program TBA. Free shuttle. Sponsored by the Vergennes Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Vergennes. 388-7951. See for schedule.

Saturday, August 29 MIDDLEBUR Y — The Middlebury Farmer's Market is open every SaturMIDDLEBURY day and Wednesday, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. outdoors at the MarbleWorks by the Falls. MIDDLEBUR Y — Is there a Susan Boyle in the area? If so, we'll find out MIDDLEBURY at "Middlebury's Got Talent!" at Town Hall Theater, 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets, $10, are available through the THT Box Office by calling 802382-9222, online at VERGENNES — Vergennes Varsity Cheerleader Car Wash from 9 a.m.3 p.m. at Gaines Insurance, 154 Monkton Rd. VERGENNES — Annual Vergennes Day to celebrate Vermont's Little City. Multiple venues around town feature everything from running races, 75 crafters and vendors, to antique vehicles. The Vergennes Area Chamber of Commerce, a division of the Addison County Chamber of Commerce hosting. See the Eagle’s special supplement. Call 388-7951 or e-mail


Sunday, August 30 B URLINGTON URLINGTON — Zoe's Race, a 5K run or walk, at 11a.m. at Oakledge Park. The Race also includes a 1K fun walk or run for children under 12. Zoe's Race will benefit children and families who receive support from HowardCenter Developmental Disabilities and need financial help to make their homes accessible. Racers will get to stretch to the Hip Hop dance troupe Cheeks. 488-6546. ESSEX JCT — American Saturday Night Tour! Brad Paisley with Dierks Bentley and Jimmy Waune at the Champlain Valley Fair. Tickets on sale now! $66.00, $57.75, 50.50. Tickets available at, the Venue Box Office, or charge by phone 802-86-FLYNN. VERGENNES — Vergennes Dorchester Lodge F&AM is holding it's last Sunday of the month breakfast at it's lodge on School Street from 7:30 to10:00 a.m. They will be serving all you can eat, pancakes, french toast, bacon, sausage, home fries, scrambled eggs, juice and coffee.

Tuesday, September 1 ESSEX — Champlain Valley Quilters Guild Monthly Meeting. Social time: 6:30 p.m., Regular Mtg 7-9 p.m. at the Essex Alliance Church. New Members and guests welcome. Questions: contact Shirley Fuller 872-9973.

Wednesday, September 2 MIDDLEBUR Y — The Middlebury Farmer's Market is open every SaturMIDDLEBURY day and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. outdoors at the MarbleWorks by the Falls. Fresh local produce, meats, cheese and eggs, baked goods, wine, flowers, plants, and crafts. EBT and debits cards welcome. Wednesday is Senior Citizen Day at the market with 10% off at participating vendors. For more information contact coordinator Pam Taylor, 388-0178. RUTLAND — The Vermont Rental Property Owners Association will hold its monthly meeting in the conference room of the Godnick Adult Ctr at 7 p.m. The public is invited. For more info: contact Ron at Carmote Paint Store 7754351.

Thursday, September 3 MIDDLEBUR Y — Twist O' Wool Guild Meeting from 6:00 - 9:30 p.m. at MIDDLEBURY the American Legion on Wilson Way. Noel Dingman will be teaching a mini workshop on Mushroom Dyeing. Questions call 453-5960.

Saturday, September 5 FERRISBURGH FERRISBURGH — The Ferrisburgh Center Community United Methodist Church, Route 7 would like to announce the date of their Annual Harvest Supper. $9.00 per person, children under 12 $4.50. 5:30 p.m. Meatloaf, Macaroni & Cheese, Scalloped Potatoes, Baked Beans, Summer Squash, Sweet Corn, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Coleslaw, Homemade Pies, Coffee, Tea and Milk. Route 7 - Ferrisburgh Center, next to Town Ofifces & Grange Hall. Plenty of parking and new handicap accessible entrance. Everyone is welcome. Info: call Pat @ 338-6812.



SATURDAY August 22, 2009

A prehistoric island in the sky Hike, drive to the summit of Mt. Philo By Lou Varricchio & Angela DeBlasio


It may be hard to picture it today, but over 20,000 years ago, Mt. Philo in Charlotte was an arctic island surrounded by a deep, frigid lake called Glacial Lake Vermont. Next, more recently—a mere 10,000 years ago—Mt. Philo was surrounded by a temporary embayment of the Atlantic Ocean. Traces of these ancient beach sands, from

both prehistoric lake and oceanic events, are partially exposed in some of the open fields below the mount. The world famous Ice Age “Charlotte the Whale” fossil—found nearby and on permanent display at UVM’s Perkins Geology Museum—dates to the time of the Atlantic phase of Mt. Philo’s long and fractured geo story. Geologically speaking, Mt. Philo is a fascinating place to explore—it rises above the ancient Champlain thrust fault. What makes this mini mountain so special to rockhounds is the fact that Cambrian-age quartzite is thrust over younger Ordovician-age rocks. (Imagine your middle-aged facial wrinkles

Hiker Jim Grantham atop Mt. Philo. Beuatiful views of Lake Champlain and the Adirondack range. Photo by Angela DeBlasio

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disappearing over time as younger teenage skin was thrust over it—new skin for old. That’s life as a thrust-faulted mountain.) Located 13 miles south of Burlington off U.S. Route 7, Mt. Philo is an equal opportunity mountain. You can either hike or drive up the summit for a spectacular vista. A recent U.S. Geological Survey map shows that Mt. Philo State Park occupies 168 acres with the mount’s elevation topping off at 968 feet above sea level. The flat but wooded summit overlooks the Lake Champlain Valley and the Adirondack Mountains. According to the official state parkpamphlet, from the late 1800s to 1924 Mt. Philo was a popular destination for guests of the

long gone Mt. Philo Inn. Visitors would ascend the mount via the carriage road (today’s auto road) to a wooden observation tower at the top. The park was officially established in 1924 when Francies Humphreys of Brookline, Mass.—owner of the adjacent Mt. Philo Inn—donated the land to the state. Check it out: Mt. Philo is located in Charlotte approximately one mile east of Route 7 on State Park Road. There’s a modest day fee of $3 per person. Hiking trails lead from the summit to the base. You can hike up the paved auto road or follow the woodland route that traverses a rugged quartzite cliff. Picnic tables and campsites are available. For details, call 425-2390.




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SATURDAY August 22, 2009

Perkett From page 1 According to Perkett, if he’s ultimately appointed to complete Quinn’s term as state’s attorney, he will continue to focus on two of Vermont’s biggest challenges:

intoxicated driving and domestic violence. Since Quinn’s retirement occurs with time still left in his term, GOP members in Addison County will gather and review a list of possible candidates; at that time, they will submit candidates names if Perkett has com-

petitors for the post. Perkett said Quinn was an effective state’s attorney. Several efforts underway will likely see completion under the next state’s attorney’s tenure. “We hope to soon see the establishment of AIUs—authorized investigation units


in Addison County,” Perkett said. “These are jointly funded professional investigative units that will concentrate on a number of fronts including child sexual abuse and the exploitation of vulnerable victims such as the elderly.”

Arts From page 1 fees for the “Start with the Arts” program. Rutland County: •Paramount Center, Rutland. $9,500 from VAC. To support the position of technical services director. Have your say: Look for a related Readers Poll question inside this week’s Eagle.

College makes ‘A’ list Green Mountain College in Poultney is one of the country's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to the Princeton Review. The education services company features GMC in the new 2010 edition of its guidebook, “The Best 371 Colleges.” Only about 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges and two Canadian colleges are profiled in the book.

Wyman graduates Joy Wyman, of Richmond graduated from SUNY Plattsburgh with a certificate program in CDS. Situated near Lake Champlain, the college's location provides recreational, cultural and educational opportunities.

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Top Chef in a busy kitchen Palmisano is local Top Chef There are as many good chefs in Vermont as there are good restaurants. But what does it take to be ranked numero uno among chefs in a portion of Vermont’s Champlain Valley? If chef Sam Palmisano of Pulcinella’s Restaurant in South Burlington is any gauge of what the title means, then the bar is set high—very high. Palmissano took home the title of the Top Chef of the Champlain Valley for the second year in a row. This year ’s rotating valley location contest is not totally accurate by its claim—for example, this year ’s contest did not include Addison County chefs, according to organizer CVAA, the Champlain Valley Agency on Aging. “We try to rotate chefs from our four county area; this year Addison County was not represented. In previous years, Addison County made up all three of the competing chefs; it varies by year. The funding for this event however benefits the Meals on Wheels and Case Management programs in Addison County,” said CVAA’s Sarah Lemnah. Palmisano competed against chef Robert Barral of Café Provence and J.J. Vezina of the Windjammer Restaurant and Upper Deck Pub in an Iron Chef competition using all fresh Vermont produce, cheese and proteins donated by area farmers. The secret ingredient was announced to the chefs and the audience at the start of the competition and each chef had 50 minutes to create an appetizer and entrée highlighting this year ’s secret ingredient, honey. Chef Palmisano’s winning dish was a honeyed lamb tartare on mesclun greens in a ring

of lightly roasted green pepper and for his entrée offered up a sweet and savory crusted lamb on wilted greens and gnocchi with honey sauce. For Palmisano the competition was fun but not his motivation for participating. The Top Chef of the Champlain Valley, an Iron Chef Experience benefits CVAA and its Meals on Wheels and case management programs. For Palmisano it is not about the competition or winning— it is all about the money raised for CVAA with everything else a bonus. Nearly $25,000 was raised by the Top Chef event, enough to provide over 5,000 meals to local homebound seniors. Each chef presented his dishes to the panel of judges: Jozef Harrewyn, executive chef and owner of Chef ’s Corner in Williston, Melissa Pasanen, co-author of the cookbook, ”Cooking with Shelburne Farms: Food and Stories from Vermont”, Suzanne Podhaizer, a local food critic, and Annie Harlow, a farm-based food consultant. The crowd watched as the judges meticulously tasted and took notes regarding the flavor, presentation, execution and use of the secret ingredient. In the end their decision was unanimous. Harrewyn made the pronoucement: “Sam Palmisano is our Iron Chef.” Having recently lost his last grandparent, Palmisano said, “My grandmother was one of the blessed ones and many people have not been as lucky as her, CVAA does good work to help the elderly.”

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Louie Allen: Rutland-area native is rising star West Rutland native at 2009 State Fair Rising country-western genre performer Louie Allen traces his roots to Rutland County; the musician was born in 1960 in West Rutland and is looking forward to a return to his old stomping grounds with an appearance at the 2009 Vermont State Fair in Rutland in September. Playing guitar and performing on stage at a very early age, Allen moved to Myrtle Beach, S.C. at the age of 18. Always yearning to write music, sing, and perform on stage, Allen formed a country music band, called Quarterline, before the age of 20. Allen’s band played the Myrtle Beach area for 17 years. After cutting his teeth in the south, Allen started opening shows and attracting fans. He has opened shows for popular Nashville stars such as Keith Whitley, Shelly West, Mel McDaniel, and Steve Wariner. Allen and his wife now live in Tennessee, close to the heart of country music, however, Vermont memories are never too far away. Both Allen’s first and second single “Honky Tonk Lake” and “Red Neck Alley” were ranked no. 1 on the Indie World charts. And the performer ’s newest album, titled ”Redneck Alley”, produced for Buckin’ Records by award-winning producer James Williams, has received praise by fans and

Louie Allen: Nashville via West Rutland. critics. Allen will appear Sept. 12-13 at the Vermont State Fair in Rutland with multiple shows on the Sugarhouse Stage. Several of these shows will be broadcast live on Cat Country Radio locally. Allen is presently playing around the Nashville area.

COLONIAL DAYS—A reenactor with the Brigade of the American Revolution prepares a tasty 18th-century wild game meal at Fort Crown Point. The Champlain Valley historic site, located across the lake from Addison, hosted its annual French and Indian War event last weekend.

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SATURDAY August 22, 2009

High-tech DNA detectives meet in Burlington By Catherine M. Oliverio The second annual Green Mountain DNA Conference held recently at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center demonstrated the leaps and bounds made by current forensic DNA technology. It seemed like “Star Trek” warping into another sector of the galaxy with an array of DNA-related topics, techniques, and technologies—and the “Star Trek” theme permeated the multiday gathering. DNA, short for deoxyribonucleic acid, contains the genetic instructions used in the development and functioning of all known living organisms. Dr. Eric Buel, director of the Vermont Forensic Laboratory welcomed 58 attendees representing forensic laboratories, related corporations, and universities from the U.S. and Canada. “It’s like Christmas opening all these packages, and I can’t wait to open them,” said Buel. “We have a variety of presentations, and I believe

DNA detectives in Vermont: Eric Buel, Joanne B. Sgueglia, Donald Promish, Bruce R. McCord, Phillip B. Danielson, Mara L. Lennard Richard, Jay Caponera, Ron Fourney, Melissa Schwandt, Christopher Lloyd, Cynthia B. Zellar, Tania Chakrabarty, Christian Carson. that we will spend time on the “Star Trek” Enterprise.” Buel introduced Francis (Paco) X. Aumand III, the director of Criminal Justice Services, Vermont Department of Public Safety. Aumand alluded to “Star Trek” when he noted that “...The first U.S. ship was called the Enterprise” sailed on Lake Champlain in the 1700s. Keynote speaker, Dr. Hendrik Poinar, McMaster Uni-

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SATURDAY August 22, 2009


Job fair shows high hopes in gloomy local economy More than 22 businesses and around 200 visitors is the total outcome of the first Job Fair organized Aug. 13 at Northlands Job Corps Academy. “It’s hard for people to meet employers these days, and have a moment to present their skills and knowledge. Most of the events take place in Burlington, so we decided to bring the focus back to the central Vermont area, and host a Job Fair in Vergennes. It was

a true success, and we are very satisfied” said the Academy Director Tony Staynings. Smuggler ’s Notch Resort, Fastenal Company, FedEx, U.S. Immigration Services, Spherion, Allscripts, COSTCO, U.S. Army, Vermont State Police, Manpower, Pike Industries were a few of the area agencies and companies that were represented at the fair. “With very positive feedback from

the businesses, we are hoping that the next job fair will be even bigger and better! And yes, we will do this again, and offer our communities another chance for a direct dialogue with the employers in the area” Staynings said. The date of the next job fair to be held at Northlands is not confirmed yet, but it will most likely take place in the fall this year.

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SATURDAY August 22, 2009

Lake Monsters take State College series By Fred Pockette The Vermont Lake Monsters got back on the winning track last weekend when they took two of three at home against State College, Pa., but it could be a case of to little, to late for the quickly fading Monsters. Even with the series win Vermont stood at 26 - 30 headed into ation this past Monday. And with just three weeks left in the season the Lake Monsters were in third place in the New York-Penn League’s Stedler Division, five games behind front running Lowell with just three weeks left in their season. The bat and the glove of Destin Hood carried the Vermont Lake Monsters to a 5-3 victory over the State College Spikes in the series opener last Friday night at historic Centennial Field. With two runs in and the bases loaded with two outs in the fifth inning for State College, Hood made a diving catch of an Aaron Baker line drive down the leftfield line to end the inning and keep the Spikes lead at 2-1. State College got an unearned run in the sixth inning for a 3-1 advantage, but Hood then tied the game with a tworun line drive home run over the leftfield wall. It was Hood’s first home run with the Lake Monsters. The game stayed 3-3 until the bottom of the eighth when Vermont loaded the bases on back-to-back walks and a J.P. Ramirez single with no outs. Hood then gave the Lake Monsters the lead with a sacrifice fly to centerfield and J.R. Higley added an insurance run with another sac fly to center for a 5-3 Vermont lead. Clayton Dill (3-4) pitched the final two innings for Vermont, allowing one hits with one walk and four strikeouts for his third win of the season. Lake Monsters starter Matt Swynenberg had tossed four scoreless innings before being touched up for two runs in the fifth on a Pat Irvine solo home run and Brock Holt RBI single. Teddy Fallon (1-2) gave up the two runs in the eighth inning to take the loss for State College after starter Kyle McPherson had allowed three runs on five hits over the first

Charlotte’s Lowrey wins second race Hinesburg racer wins one, too Charlotte’s Rich Lowrey won for the second time in three events in the Late Model division at Thunder Road International Speedbowl. Lowrey’s win on Pepsi Night was his second feature win of the 2009 season, along with his win last Thursday night, August 6. Dave Whitcomb led the majority of the race before losing the battle with Lowrey in the final two laps. Whitcomb held on for second followed by Jamie Fisher in third. Grant Folsom and Cris Michaud rounded out the top five. Jean-Paul Cyr widens his lead in the championship point standings with his sixth place finish. Nick Sweet finished seventh followed by Matt White, Craig Bushey and Jerry Lesage. Hinesburg’s Bobby Therrien won his second career NAPA Tiger Sportsmen feature after surviving a wild final lap. Therrien took over the lead with just under five laps remaining and weaved his way through a wreck on the final lap to take the win. Matt Potter just beat Derrick O’Donnell to the line to claim second with O’Donnell third. Young Cody Blake finished fourth followed by Joe Steffen in fifth. Martin Ingram of Essex Jct. captured his first career Allen Lumber Street Stock victory on Pepsi night. Ingram started on the pole but had to battle the entire race to hang on for the win. Rookie Tucker Williams finished second followed by Michael Moore in third. Greg Adams came home fourth followed by another rookie Danny Doyle in fifth. Donnie Yates of North Montpelier was the top finishing Power Shift Junkyard Warrior for the second night in a row. Yates was chased to the line by Ken Christman and Kevin Wheatley for the Warrior top three.

six innings. Irvine was 3-for-5 with a double to go along with his second home run of the season for the Spikes (28-27). Francisco Soriano was 2-for-3 with two runs and a double for Vermont, who snapped a five-game losing streak with the victory. Sean Nicol put the Lake Monsters ahead 1-0 in the third with a sac fly, giving Vermont three sacrifice flies in the game along with the Hood home run. Yhonson Lopez tied the game with a two-run triple and then scored the winning run on a J.P. Ramirez sacrifice fly as the Vermont Lake Monsters scored four times in the bottom of the ninth inning for a come-from-behind 4-3 in game two over the State College Spikes Saturday night at historic Centennial Field. The Lake Monsters had just two singles, both by Sean Nicol, over the first eight innings and trailed 3-0 as the bottom of the ninth began. J.R. Higley was hit by a pitch to leadoff the inning, moved to second on a wild pitch, advanced to third on a Justin Bloxom single and scored on a wild throw back to the infield by leftfielder Butch Biela. After Adam Amar flew out, Sandy Leon singled to rightfield to put runners on first and second with one out. Lopez, who was 1-for-13 in limited action this season, then grounded the first pitch from Alan Knotts down the right-field line for the two-run triple that tied the game. State College walked Francisco Soriano and Sean Nicol to load the bases before Ramirez hit the first pitch he saw deep enough to leftfield to allow Lopez to score with the winning run. It was Vermont’s first win in 2009 when trailing after eight innings (1-16) and also the largest deficit overcome to win a game this season. The Spikes had taken the 3-0 lead with single runs in the fourth, sixth and seventh inning. Justin Byler put State College on the board with a solo home run in the fourth inning off of Lake Monsters starter Paul Applebee, making his debut with Vermont after being promoted from the Gulf Coast League. Applebee allowed two runs on four hits in his 4 1/3 innings of work, while reliever Evan Bronson gave up one unearned run on no hits in 2 2/3 innings. Jose Pinales (3-1) allowed two hits and struck out two in

the ninth inning to pick up the win for Vermont, while Knotts (3-2) took the loss for State College (28-28). Spikes starter Michael Feliz allowed just one hit, a first inning infield single, over 4 2/3 innings and Mike Williams struckout seven of the nine batters he faced in 2 1/3 innings. The State College Spikes scored four runs in the top of the first inning and then scored a single run in six of the other eight innings to avoid the sweep and claim a 10-5 New YorkPenn League victory over the Vermont Lake Monsters on Sunday evening at historic Centennial Field. The Spikes used three singles, including a David Rubinstein two-run single, and two walks by Vermont starter Chad Jenkins to score the four runs in the first inning. The Spikes added another run off Jenkins in the second inning on a sacrifice fly, one of four sac flies for State College in the game. Edward Garcia’s RBI single in the third gave State College a 6-0 lead before the Lake Monsters rallied to get back to within one run at 6-5 as Vermont scored a run in the fourth and added four more runs in the fifth innings. The Spikes then scored single runs in the sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth innings for the 10-5 advantage. Rubinstein was 3-for-4 with a run and two RBI for State College (29-28), while Garcia went 4-for-5 with a run and two RBI. Justin Byler was 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI, while Evan Chambers scored two runs and hit a solo home run in the eighth inning. Tyler Cox (7-2) allowed five runs (two earned) over four innings to pick up the win in relief of starter Victor Black, who struckout four in three hitless innings. Jenkins (0-1) allowed five runs on four hits with three walks in his two innings to take the loss, while four Vermont relievers each allowed at least one run. J.P. Ramirez went 2for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI, while J.R. Higley had two RBI for the Lake Monsters. Vermont (26-30) took a couple of days off for the New York-Penn League All-Star Game, which ws held on Tuesday at State College. The Lake Monsters were back in action on Wednesday starting at 7:05 as they begin a three-game series against the Jamestown Jammers at Centennial Field.

Todd Stone picks up first Devil’s Bowl win WEST HAVEN - Middlebury’s Todd Stone isn't going to give up his crown at Devil's Bowl Speedway without a fight. Sitting far enough up front to avoid a multi-car wreck on lap 10, Stone easily pulled away from the field and recorded his first win of the 2009 campaign Sunday night in the 30-lap 358-modified feature at the Bowl. The win, numer 14 of his career at Devil's Bowl, allowed Stone to break Ken Tremont Jr.'s three-race winning streak. Kris Vernold came off the front row and set the pace for the first nine laps, but Stone, who had started sixth, was already up to second when the caution came out for the multi-car wreck. Stone used the subsequent restart to move out on the point, and with the race being slowed by just one other caution, he hit the finish line over six seconds ahead of Vernold, who had his best run since finishing second to Tim Laduc in the final race of the 2008 season. Vince Quenneville Jr., still looking for his first win of the season, crossed the finish line third, followed by Gardner Stone and Ray Hoard. Although Gardner Stone was happy to see his son back in victory lane, he also had to be pleased with his own top-five finish. According to unofficial records, the last time “The General” finished in the top five was May 16, 1998, when he finished second to Hector Stratton. Frank Hoard III rocketed to his third win of the season in the 25-lap budget sportsman feature. Anthony Warren came off the pole and led the first six laps, which were slowed by a couple of early cautions. Those yellows helped

Rady Alger passed Bill Duprey with two laps to go, and held on for a thrilling win in the 20-lap limited feature. Photo by Shawn Pemrick Photography

Hoard move up from his eighth starting position, and he moved around Warren on a restart on lap seven. The field quickly spread out, and Hoard drove to a convincing win over Seth Howe and Jack Swinton. Josh Joseph and C.V. Elms completed the top five. Rady Alger passed Bill Duprey with two laps to go, and held on for a thrilling win in the 20-lap limited feature. Alger led the first three laps, but Duprey then moved out front and took control. But Alger was never far behind and made his move with two go, hitting the finish line a nose ahead of Duprey to come away with his first win of 2009,

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Shoreham Elementary School bus schedule Morning Bus Routes * East Route – Beth – Leaves School at 6:40 Leave school and head South on 22A to Barber ’s 22A to Brown Road Brown Road to North Orwell North on North Orwell to Richville Road (approximately 6:55) Head East on Richville Road to Shoreham Depot Road Turn around on Shoreham Depot Rd at Schut’s Richville road to Cyr ’s Richville road back to Cutting Hilld Rd (approximately 7:05) Cutting Hill Rd to South Bingham South Bingham head north and turn onto Wooster Rd Turn left onto Buttolph Road to Richville Road (approximately 7:25) Richville Road back to 22A turning right heading north to 74 W back to school at 7:40 a.m. * North Route – Kathy – Leaves school at 6:40 Leave school head out Watch Point Road Turn around at intersection of Lake Street on Watch Point Road Watch Point back to Basin Harbor (approximately 6:50) Basin Harbor to North Cream Hill Road North Cream Hill to Lapham Bay (approximately 7:05) Lapham Bay to Lake Street Take a right onto Lake Street Turn around at Torey Island (approximately 7:15) Continue back on Lapham Bay to Basin Harbor Take a right onto Basin Harbor and turn around at Saenger ’s Lapham Bay to 22A (approximately 7:25) 22A South to intersection of route 74 back to school at 7:40 a.m. * Southwest – Sudsy – Leaves School at 6:40 Leave school and head down Route 74 West Route 74 W to Witherell Witherell to Smith Street Turn left on Smith Street Smith Street to Jenison and turn around at Lanpher ’s (approximately 6:50) Jenison back to Smith Street and then to Route 74 Route 74 to Route 73 Route 73 to Route 74 to Hemenway Hill (approximately 7:10) Hemenway Hill to Barnum Hill Barnum Hill to School Street School Street to RTE 74 to 22A North on 22A to Halfway House (approximately 7:20) Turn right onto Doolittle to Elmendorf Elmendorf onto Route 74 E o Audet’s Turn around at Audet’s, take 74 W to 22A 22A back to School at 7:40 a.m. Please note that the bus schedules have changed this school year. Times are approximate; buses may arrive before or after estimated times. Please have your child (ren) ready and waiting for the bus.

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STARKSBORO THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF STARKSBORO - Located at 2806 VT Route 116, 05487. Sunday worship service 11:00am. All are welcome. Through the winter months we are using the large room located on the ground floor for meeting. Use the door at the back of the church to enter the building, then walk through the kitchen to the meeting room. For details on Monday evening study topics email or call pastor, Rev. Larry Detweiler at 453-5577.

MIDDLEBURY CHAMPLAIN VALLEY UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST SOCIETY Sunday service & church school, Sunday 10:00am CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY - Middlebury. Middlebury Community House, Main and Seymour Sts, Sunday Service and Church School-10:00am; Wednesday-7:30pm. THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF MIDDLEBURY (UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST) - Sunday 10am worship service THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS Sunday Sacrament 10-11:15am EASTERN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN WORSHIP - Service in Middlebury area: call 758-2722 or 453-5334. HAVURAH, THE JEWISH CONGREGATION OF ADDISON COUNTY - Saturday morning Shabbat services, 388-8946

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BRIDPORT BRIDPORT CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - Middle Rd., Bridport, VT. Pastor Tim Franklin, 758-2227. Sunday worship services at 8:30am and 10:15am with nursery care provided. Children’s ministries include Sprouts for children age 3-Kindergarten and WOW for grades 1-6, during the 10:15am service.

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HOPE COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP - Meets at Bridport Community Hall. Bridport, VT • 759-2922 • Rev. Kauffman. Sunday 9am, 10:30am, evening bible study. ST. BERNADETTE/ST. GENEVIEVE - Combined parish, Saturday mass 7:30pm Nov.1-April 30 (See Shoreham) BRISTOL BRISTOL CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP - The River, 400 Rocky Dale Rd., Bristol. Sunday Worship 9:00am. 453-2660, 453-4573, 453-2614 BRISTOL FEDERATED CHURCH - Sunday service at 10:15am FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF BRISTOL - Service Sunday, 10am ST. AMBROSE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH - Saturday service 5:15pm, & Sunday 9am BRISTOL SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH - 839 Rockydale Rd. - Saturday Services: Bible Studies for all ages 9:30 to 10:30 am, Song Service, Worship Service at 11am. Prayer Meeting Thursday 6:30pm. 453-4712 THE GATHERING - Non-denominational worship, second & fourth Saturday of the month, 7pm Sip-N-Suds, 3 Main St. • 453-2565, 453-3633 CORNWALL FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF CORNWALL - Sunday worship 9:30am EAST MIDDLEBURY/RIPTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - Sunday worship, 9am VALLEY BIBLE CHURCH, Rev. Ed Wheeler, services on Sundays: Sunday School for all ages at 9:30am, morning worship at 10:45am (nursery provided), and 6:30pm on Wednesdays; Youth Group and AWANA meet on Thursday evenings at 6:30pm

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ST. STEPHEN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH - (On the green in Middlebury). Reverend Terence P. Gleeson, Rector. Sunday Eucharist 8 & 10:30am Child care & Sunday school available at 10:30 service. Wednesday at 12:05pm Holy Eucharist in the chapel. or call 388-7200. UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - 10am Grades K-5: Activities, Grades. 6-8 & 9-12: Church School Classes, Refreshments & fellowship time: 10:45-11am. Sunday morning worship service 11am. Nursery provided both at 10 & 11am. MONKTON MONKTON FRIENDS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - Sunday service & Sunday school, 8:45am NEW HAVEN ADDISON COUNTY CHURCH OF CHRIST - 145 Campground Rd., 453-5704. Worship: Sunday 9 & 11:20am; Bible classes: Sunday 10:30am, Tuesday 7pm. Watch Bible Forum on MCTV-15 (Middlebury) or NEAT-16 (Bristol) NEW HAVEN CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - Church services 10am on Sunday. All are welcome. NEW HAVEN UNITED REFORMED CHURCH - Sunday services, 10am & 7pm ORWELL FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - Sunday worship service, 10:45am SAINT PAUL’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH - Sunday mass 11am, 468-5706 RICHMOND RICHMOND CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST - 20 Church St., Richmond • 434-2053. Rev. Len Rowell. Sunday Worship with Sunday School, 10AM; Adult Study Class, Sunday 8:30AM RIPTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 388-2510

CHAMPLAIN VALLEY CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH - Sunday worship svcs. 10am & 7pm CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF VERGENNES (UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST) - Sunday, 9:30am NEW WINE COVENANT (CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST) Sunday worship 10am PANTON COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH - Sunday school from 9:30-10:15 Pre-K to adult, Sunday worship service 10:30am ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH - Main and Park Streets, Vergennes. Rector: The Rev. Alan Kittelson. Sunday Services 8 and 10am; childcare provided at 10am. All are welcome. For information call 758-2211. ST. PETER’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH - Saturday 5pm, Sunday 8:30, 10:30am VERGENNES UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - 10:30am VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH - 862 US Rt. 7, SUNDAY: 9:45am Bible Hour For All Ages Including 5 Adult Classes; 11:00 Worship Including Primary Church Ages 3 to 5 & Junior Church 1st - 4th Graders; 6:00pm Evening Service Worship For All Ages. WEDNESDAY 5:45pm-6:15pm Dinner ($2 per person or $10 per family); 6:30pm Adult Prayer & Bible Study; AWANA Children’s Clubs (3yrs to 6th grade); JAM Junior High Group (7th & 8th grade); Youth Group (9th 12 grade). Nursery is provided for children up to 3 years old. Classes are provided for children age 3 and up. 802-877-3393 WEYBRIDGE WEYBRIDGE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - Sunday service in July & August at 9am. Daniel Wright, Pastor. 545-2579. WHITING WHITING COMMUNITY CHURCH - Sunday school 9:45am, Sunday Service 11am & 7pm WILLISTON CHRIST MEMORIAL CHURCH - 1033 Essex Road, Williston. 878-7107. St. Minister Wes Pastor. Services: 8:30AM and 10:30AM



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ALL SOULS INTERFAITH GATHERING - Rev. Mary Abele, Pastor. Evensong Service and Spiritual Education for Children Sun. at 5pm. 371 Bostwick Farm Rd., Shelburne. 985-3819

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NORTH FERRISBURGH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 227 Old Hollow Rd., North Ferrisburgh, VT 802-425-2770. Rev. Kim Hornug-Marcy. Sunday worship 10am, Sunday School 10a.m., Nursery Available. nferrisburgumc/ CROSSROADS CHAPEL, 41 Middlebrook Rd., Ferrisburgh, VT 05456. (802) 425-3625. Pastor: Rev. Charles Paolantonio. Services: Sunday 10am. HINESBURG LIGHTHOUSE BAPTIST CHURCH - 90 Mechanicsville Rd., Hinesburg. Sunday Service at 10:30am. Pastor Hart, info: 482-2588.

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SHELBURNE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - 30 Church St., Shelburne • 985-3981 • Rev. Gregory A. Smith, Pastor, 8:00AM - Holy Communion Service • 9:30AM - Family Worship Service with Sunday School SHOREHAM ST. GENEVIEVE/ST. BERNADETTE - Combined parish, Saturday mass 7:30pm, May 1-Oct. 31. (See Bridport)

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PUZZLE PAGE INJURED By Mike Peluso ACROSS 1 “In My Own Fashion” autobiographer 8 Mil. decorations 12 Handicapper’s hangout, briefly 15 Ukr. et al., once 19 Like an albatross 20 Conference USA’s Miners 21 __ Lanka 22 Baseball family name 23 Vietnam War program 25 Show uncertainty 27 Olden days 28 Guitar inlay material 29 Driver’s warning, perhaps 30 Piston pusher 33 Words after pass and raise 35 Toulouse evening 36 Daily agenda 40 “Ready __ ...” 42 Given as compensation 46 Singer DiFranco 47 Some pop groups 49 Public place, in a phobia 51 Romanov leaders 52 Toots 54 What spies often lead

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105 Take __ 107 Oxygen-consuming bacterium 109 Adm.’s milieu 110 Leer or sneer 114 __-France 116 Make pictures 120 Web sellers 121 It’s no longer spoken anywhere 124 Danish shoe brand 125 Some operators: Abbr. 126 Woody’s son 127 The ghost of Mrs. Muir? 128 Fen-__: banned diet aid 129 DOD division 130 Like many signers 131 Syrup, essentially

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18 Haggis ingredient 24 Skin coloring? 26 Connected to the hipbone 29 Anticipates in a big way 31 Hgts. 32 Russian for “peace” 34 Spirit in le ciel 36 It may be periodic 37 Ryan of TV’s “Peyton Place” 38 Be slain by a stand-up comic? 39 Opposing teams 41 One of Willie Mays’s 20 in 1957 43 Murray offering 44 Marseilles crowd? 45 Actor Davis

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Shelburne resident earns place at Berklee The dean of Berklee College of Music announced that Sophie Bick of Shelburne has earned placement on the dean’s list for the spring semester of the 2009 academic year. To be eligible for this honor, a full-time student must achieve a grade point average of 3.4 or above; a part-time student must achieve a grade point average of 3.6 or above. The Berklee curriculum focuses on practical career

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BROTHER DCR 7020 Printer with extra toner cartridge, no cables, 802-273-4665 $99.00 CAR STEREO equipment, amps, band pass, lighting caps and more $300.00. 518-5329278 EPSON HD R280 Photo Printer, Photos CD’s, new in box. Asking $20. 518-946-1226 Wilmington.

GE ELECTRIC DRYER, WORKS PERFECT!! $120.00 (518) 561-2350

RCA TV Color Trak 2000 stereo 25” excellent condition, Chestertown, 518-256-6020

KENMORE ELECTRIC Dryer $75. 518-5634210

TV 52” HiDef digital rear projection. Many picture and sound options on remote. Works like new. $350.00 (518) 480-3235

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VSMILE CONSOLE, 2 joysticks, 10 games. Includes cords and adapter. $99. obo. lv mess. (518) 593-2053

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3’X6’ glass table top with wicker and metal base $60. 518-644-3951


6’ SOLID Oak Armoire, matching end tables, good condition $150.00. 518-532-9841

NEW ASHELY Wood Stove.Used one week. Cost $1000.00 Asking $499.00 (518) 5630776 POWER SNAKE for sewer line. Paid $429.00 sell for $225.00. Used three times. (518) 494-5397. PRIVACY HEDGE, Installed, guaranteed, 4’ - 5’ cedar trees, $24.95 each. (2’ - 2 1/1’ mail order $5.95 ea.; 3’ - 4 1/2’ , $7.95 each). Other sizes and types available. Call 888449-3358.

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27INCH RCA color TV, remote and oak TV Stand with storage. $75.00 (802) 388-9717

GALAXY DORN Refrigerator, White, nice for college, $30.00. 518-597-3229

KENMORE REFRIGATOR—full size; frost free with ice maker. Excellent condition. $225. 518-546-7821

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FOR SALE 1 NEW DVR $25. (in box) 518-561-9980 1/2 price insulation, 4x8 sheets, high R, up to 4” thick, Blue Dow, 1/2” insul board. 518-5973876 2 Solid oak end tables. Excellent condition. $100 for both. 585-322-0462. 30 USED Windows Come & make an offer, 518-320-8471 or Cell 518-420-3628 ALUMINUM STORM Windows, various sizes. Excellent condition. $20. (518) 5859153 BARN FULL of Furniture and Antiques, tools & etc. Call for list, all calls returned, 518-5329841 Schroon Lake

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ETCHED GLASS tub enclosure. Fits 5’ or 6’ tub. Cost $1100 new Asking $375 perfect. 518-647-5985

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POWER MOWER, 20 inch, runs good $20 518-597-3939

LAWN DUMP cart 10 cubic, 3 years old, new $110 sell for $50; Air compressor 100 gallon, 5 hp, 220 volt $300 OBO; Clothes Dryer Maytag electric, $200 OBO; Clothes washer Maytag, needs water pump $100; Selkirk metalbestos chimney, 6” Diameter, 736” pipe, thru wall kit, cap, support brackets and mounting bracket, new $1200, 3 years old, sell for $600; Dog Kennel 10’x20’ 1 door, new $800, 4 years old sell $400. 518-834-1166

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JANSSEN PIANO with bench. 57” long x36” high and 25” deep. Asking $200. 518-2937233

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BEAUTIFUL FAMILY Raised AKC Chocolate Lab puppies, 1st shots, $400. 518-529-0165

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(4) B.f.GOODRICH ta’s 31/10.50/15LT with American Racing Aluminum rims excell. cond. 6lug $450 o.b.o. (518) 572-4414 FOR SALE 2 kelly safari tires 205 75 r15 like new (518) 946-7434 FOUR TIRES: P205/70R15 General Radial — good condition — sold car! (518) 5947203 (518) 594-7203 SET OF 4 truck tires 275/65R18 Lots of tread left. (518) 834-9732 SNOW TIRES 4 Nokia Hakka-Peliita 205/65/R15. Used one season. $140. 518523-1341 TIRES: 8 Michelin 225/70r/19.5 load range G. Good condition. $100 each 518-563-6243

AUTO WANTED AAAA ** DONATION Donate your Car Boat or Real Estate. IRS Tax Deductible. Free Pick-up/Tow. Any Model/Condition. Help Under Privileged Children. Outreach Center. 1-800-928-7566 AAAA DONATION. Donate your car, boat or real estate. IRS tax deductible. Free pick up/ Tow any model/ Condition. Help underprivileged children Outreach Center. 1-800-8836399 DONATE YOUR CAR. FREE TOWING. “Cars for Kids”. Any condition. Tax deductible Outreach Center. 1-800-597-9411 DONATE YOUR CAR- Help families in need! Fair Market Value Tax Deduction Possible Through Love Inc. Free towing. Non-runners OK. Call for details. 800-549-2791

DONATE A CAR HELP CHILDREN FIGHTING DIABETES. Fast, Free Towing. Call 7 days/week. Non-Runner OK. Tax Deductible. Call Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation 1-800-578-0408

BOATS 12’ ALUMINUM Starcraft boat and trailer $250, motor available. Piercefield 518-3592558 16 FT 1974 Manatee fiberglass boat, Magictilt trailer, fish finder, Evinrude motor, needs repair (518) 891-6249 17FT ALUMINUM canoe. good condition. $150.00 (802) 434-2273 18 FT Red Fiberglass Canoe with oars $ 300 518-494-3173 1958 PENN yan Sealiner, 16ft wood, excellent condition w/30 HP Johnson motor, original 1958 35 HP Johnson needing repairs. 518-543-6841 1982 19’ Cobia Ctr. Console with down riggers & 4 poles trailer included 105HP, Crysler engine. Asking $2500. 518-546-7007 1998 BAYLINER Speed boat, Inboard/Outboard Mercruiser Motor AND trailer. Excellent condition. Available immediately. Call to see. (518) 532-7478 8HP JOHNSON Motor (outboard) $250. 802773-9287 BOAT - DORY- wood made in Maine excellent condition - 12 feet (518) 494-7537 TRAILER, BOAT, leaf springs, 1200 lb capacity, like new $525. Call 518-9622799 until Aug.5th, Then Call 518-3592071 after Aug. 5th.

VINTAGE WOODEN boat: 1958 Lyman, 13 ft. Runabout, mahogany decks, trailer. Very good condition. $1300 or best resonable offer (518) 891-7362 LONG LAKE Old Red Vintage Canoe, needs small repairs, make offer. 518-624-2699

JD 540G Cable Skidder Enclosed cab chains all around, ready to work, $25,000 Firm. 518834-7372. BIKES FOR TYKES look for them in Items under $100 Super savers ads


VESPA SCOOTER, 150 CC, Blue, 2003, 1,500 miles, mint condition, windshield, cover. Value $3000, Asking $2750 OBO. 518-523-3393 Call and place your listing at 1-800-989-4237

CARS FOR SALE CROSSFIRE LTD Roadster, 2006, like new; only 2700 miles, 3.2 liter, V-6, 6 spd., AM/FM/CD/GPS, leather, the works. $19,750 518-962-2799 FORD FOCUS Wagon 2000 needs exhaust runs, for parts or fix, $498 OBO. 802-2475329

FARM EQUIPMENT 1939 ALLIS Chalmers w/c tractor belly cutter, bucket $3500; New IDEA 10A horse drawn M anure spreader $3500; John Deere side delivery rake $400; Hay wagon $300. 518-643-9020 NEW OAK Hay Rack 8’x8’x16’ on used running gear $1300 will separate; 8’x8’18’ new steel Hay rack, steel floor $2700; Pressure treated floor $2400; Kuhn GA 300 GT Rotary Rake 8’x8” on steel wheels/Honda engine PTO available $1475; New tractor rims; Bale spear 3pt $180; Bucket mount $140; New Loader buckets; Back hoe and excavator buckets. 518-639-5353. 3PT HITCH Mott Mower Hamer Knife style, nice shape $475. 518-639-5353


5-speed/Automatic Transmission Anti-Lock Brakes Remote Entry Power Windows Power Locks and Mirrors Air Conditioning Cruise Control AM/FM Stereo System with CD Player Carpeted Floor Mats Much More!

The 2009 Honda clearance. “It’s the only thing from Honda that won’t last.” - Mr. Opportunity 2009 HONDA CIVIC 4 DOOR SEDAN PICK YOUR PAYMENT Cash or Trade Payment

Model #FA1659EW Stock #09H1127

$242 = $242.00 $1000 = $219.00 $1500 = $199.92 $2000 = $186.00 $2500 = $169.50 36 Months 36,000 Miles


LEASE INCLUDES: First Month Payment • Vermont State Taxes • Vermont State Registration And Fees • Documentation Fee • GAP Insurance • No Security Deposit • No Disposition Fee • Lease and A.P.R. Subject To Approval Through AHFC. Offer Ends August 31, 2009.



22 - THE EAGLE JOB HUNTING? Find the job of your dreams right here in the Help wanted listings of our Classifieds- you’ll be glad you did!



MOTORCYCLE HONDA 350, 4cyl., 1953, 12,000 miles, Classic. $350.00. 518-5231720


SATURDAY August 22, 2009

WANTED JAPANESE MOTORCYCLES KAWASAKI,1970-1980, Z1-900, KZ900, KZ1000, H2-750, H1-500, S1-250, S2-250, S2-350, S3-400. CASH PAID. 1-800-7721142. 1-310-721-0726.

1997 AMERICAN Star Fifth Wheel, 33 WRKD/Slide, tub/shower, 17’ awning, ladder, power jacks, spare tire, rear hitch, no smoke, excellent condition. $12,000 518-494-7801.

REC VEHICLES SALES/RENTALS The Classified Superstore 1-800-989-4237

TRUCK OR VAN FOR SALE 1977 GMC 6500 5 yard dump truck, runs great, good rubber, $950.00. 518-597-3999

1999 FORD F-150 extended cab 4x4, 5.4 V8, $3900 firm. 518-963-8220 2001 TRUCK cap, fits 61/2’ truck bed. Silver, hardly used. $325. 518-494-4204

AUTO DONATIONS DONATE A Car Today To Help Children And Their Families Suffering From Cancer. Free Towing. Tax Deductible. Children’ s Cancer Fund of America, Inc. 1-800469-8593

JUNCTION AUTO CENTER ‘Specializing in, but not limited to, the SUBARU brand’




(802) 660-0838 (888) 9 WRENCH



‘06 Subaru Legacy 2.5i

‘01 Subaru Forester

‘07 Chevy V-6

Loaded, Moonroof, Automatic, 68K

5 Speed, A/C, Cruise, PW, PL, 165K

Loaded! This car is as good as a new one. 19K







Hometown Chevrolet Oldsmobile 152 Broadway Whitehall, NY • (518) 499-2886 • Ask for Joe


‘09 Single Car Hauler

‘03 Chevy Silverado

4 Wheel Brakes, 18’, Elec. Power

‘01 GMC Van


Tilt 4,400 ‘06 Landscaping Trailer

5.7, V8, A/C, 169K, Runs Well

5.3L V8, Auto, Loaded, New Tires, New Brakes, 95K Miles Well Under Book At

$ 8,900 6,900 Many More Subarus To Choose From... Call With Your Needs

16’, Brand New

No Nonsense Service & Repairs

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‘We won’t sell you what you don’t need!’

(802) 482-2400 35171

Jct. Rts. 7 & 17 New Haven, VT • 802-453-5552 • 1-800-392-5552 35190

MILLION DOLLAR LIQUIDATION SALE! CASH • BANK CHECK • CREDIT CARD ‘08 ROCKWOOD POP-UP Sleeps 8, stove, refrig., portipotty, heated mattress pads, fantastic fun. New $12,295




Awd, Auto, Leather, Loaded, Excellent Condition, 1-Owner, 99k $ Y L O NLY $ ON ,,

6 950

Voted #1




2002 SUBARU OUTBACK AWD 4 Cyl, Auto, LOADED, 134k, Runs & Drives Like New $ $


2003 FORD F250 XLT SUPER DUTY 4X4 5.4L Triton V8, Auto, runs excellent, 165k, Solid truck! MSRP $12,850 Sale Sale Price Price $ $


W WO OW W!! 4x4, V-6, Auto, Loaded, Privacy Glass, 1-owner, Low Miles, 72k



FORD F350 CREW CAB XLT SUPERDUTY 4X4 4 Dr., V-6, Auto, Cloth Int., AM/FM/Cass., Loaded, Runs & Drives Excellent, 4 New Weathermaster Tires



V-6, Auto, 4 Dr., Cloth Int., AM/FM/CD, Power Everything, Sunroof, Alloy Rims, Nice Car!




6L Diesel, Auto, Loaded, Very Good Condition, Runs & Drives Excellent, MSRP $21,600

Sale Sale Price Price $ $

12,900 2005 KIA SORRENTO AWD 1-Owner, V6, Auto, Loaded, Sunroof, 6 Disc CD Changer, 75k, Like-New Condition,

$ $


2009 Toy Haulers Fully Loaded, RPM

Only 2 In Stock!

Starting at



MSRP $23,850


$ $$$



31’ Sky King

Sleeps 10 w/upstairs. Loaded!! Wet bar, king bed, gorgeous! MSRP $33,445 $

SALE 22,339


2009 Timberlodge $

Sleeps 9


MSRP $27,660

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