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BEAVER RIVER — Scott Thompson knows a thing or two about ferrying people across the Stillwater Reservoir in Herkimer County. After all, he has done it his entire life, as did his father and grandfather, reaching back 60 years. For 50 years or more, his family’s ferry has been the only way to get people in or out of the hamlet of Beaver River. Beaver River residents have depended solely on the ferry to shuttle food, supplies, vehicles and equipment, as well as taking people to doctor ’s appointments, to go shopping, or even visit the outside world. No access road to the hamlet has existed since 1876, when the sole pathway was flooded by the state to create the reservoir. Rail service to the hamlet of Beaver River was discontinued in 1949. Now, the state Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking to prohibit the ferry service from operating, citing that it’s illegally using state property. But the action is likely to strand dozens of local residents, cutting them off from the rest of civilization. Friday, the Warren County Board of Supervisors approved an emergency measure objecting to DEC’s order, issued Nov. 30, that the ferry service be halted permanently. According to DEC Region 6 spokesman Steve Litwhiler, the Thompsons have been operating their business illegally for decades, using state forest preserve as mooring, loading and unloading areas. “This involves the private and commercial use of state land, that’s the issue,” Litwhiler said. The order, threatening legal action, demanded that all docks immediately removed from the state-owned boat launch. Private enterprise is not typically allowed on state land, especially forest preserve, Litwhiler said. The Thompson family has owned and operated the Norridgewock Lodge in Beaver River since the 1940s. Thompson said that the ferry service accounts for the bulk of his business, transporting not only people and cars, but also municipal trucks and basic supplies for the residents of the 120 seasonal camps in the town of Webb hamlet. “Beaver River has continued to grow and the public awareness about it has developed some,” he said. In an interview, Thompson described how his father started the ferry about 60 years ago. “They started a barge service, a wooden raft of sorts, that ran people in and out of Beaver River,” he said. “There was no facilities at Beaver River to unload a car or supplies, so they kind of floated things across.” Thompson said that if the ferry service is shut down, his entire business will go under. Litwhiler said that even in the early days, the Thompsons were in violation since almost all of the land around the reservoir has been designated Forest Preserve since the Preserve was created.

WARRENSBURG — Warrensburg High School student Karen VanDusen listened to 11th grade students in her Language Arts Class talk about a provocative Arthur Miller play they’d just read. One student after another debated whether the play’s ending was too melodramatic, or whether the heated, agony-stricken conversation between characters reflected real life. “This was interesting — it was different, not like you’d expect,” Sam Mosher of Thurman said. “Chris and Kate got what they wanted, they got closure,” student Xavier Bell of Warrensburg replied about the play’s ending, full of epiphanies and anguish. “Life doesn’t necessarily work that way, though,” answered Mosher. VanDusen pressed the students to explore the aspects of the characters that the dialogue revealed, and a 10-minute discussion ensued, with students offering observations about the play’s emotional underpinnings. Minutes later the students exited the room, and offered comments about VanDusen, who’s been teaching for 32 years, most all of the time at Warrensburg High. “Ms. Van Dusen asks a lot of questions —she makes you think a lot,” Xavier Bell said. “She encourages everybody to offer their thoughts.” “She’s a lot of fun, but at the same time, she has standards for us to go by,” Mosh-

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Those honored were the best in preparing students for college and exceeding state benchmarks on exams. The four schools earned a Bronze medal in the study, the results of which were published in U.S. News’ Dec. 29 issue. The study and award weighed assessments of the performance of those from low-income households. In the Warrensburg School District, 37 percent of students are from low-income households. VanDusen said she and other WCS teachers are committed to teaching with the

assumption that all students want to learn and achieve as much as they can despite their background. “You have to tap into what is relevant to them in their lives and their background, and when you make that connection, they really learn with enthusiasm,” she said. Down the hall a ways, Math Teacher Art Hull was explaining the mathematic relationship between angles and sectors of a circle. “The angles formed by a tangent and a chord is half the intersected arc, so angle AEH is what?” he asked his

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Stewart’s new plan for relocating their Warrensburg convenience store includes retaining the former Hudson Headwaters Health Network billing office (left). The construction of a new store at the site requires a zoning change, which is to be ultimately decided by the Warrensburg Town Board. does allow a retail operation. Geraghty said the rezoning issue would first come before the town planning board, which would likely render its recommendation for or against the proposal to the town board, which would then make the ultimate decision. As of Tuesday, the planning board had not received plans from Stewart’s officials, who’ve said they’d be building the new store with an Adirondack-style facade as they did with a replacement store in Lake George. After the Jan. 13 meeting, Warrensburgh Beautification Inc. founder Teresa Whalen said that a store with Adirondack-style features would be out of place in the neighborhood, lined with 19th-century Victorian homes. She said that the store would be more compatible in Stewart’s present location downtown, which is fully commercial, rather than encroaching into an historic

district that includes homes on the National Register of Historic Places, and Richards Library, a stone structure steeped in history. Years ago, Whalen unsuccessfully fought the demolition of the historic Cunningham house at Main and Stewart Farrar ordered by Hudson Headwaters, which replaced the classic Victorian home with a parking lot for their billing operation. She said that Warrensburg Beautification now supported the idea of building tastefully-designed senior citizen housing, with an historic flair, on the Hudson Headwaters site, rather than a Stewart's convenience store. “It’s the perfect location for senior housing with all kinds of services within walking distance,” she said. Whalen said that she’d like to see Stewart’s officials negotiate to buy the Potter ’s Diner property on Main St. adjacent to their existing store. Stewart’s original plan, announced last Spring,

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Corrections and clarifications: • Several corrections and clarifications need to be made due to editing in the Jan. 16 Adirondack Journal. • A photo caption in last week’s Adirondack Journal misidentified a Warrensburg basketball player. It was indeed Mike Curtis flying through the air in a 48-35 victory against Salem on Jan. 8. Curtis scored a three-pointer in the game. • A church was not identified correctly on page 3 of the issue. The photo of local parishioners taking down Christmas decorations was photographed in St. Cecilia’s Roman Catholic Church. • Warrensburg Town Supervisor voluntarily gave up a 1.9 percent pay increase which had been tentatively scheduled, while the other town officers were slated for a 3.5 increase, which was reduced to zero percent increase by the board.

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Highway chief praised for surplus Warrensburg Town Supervisor Kevin Geraghty announced Jan. 13 that the town Highway Department has spent less than budgeted for the second year in a row, and there is now $50,000 or so extra in their account. The board voted Jan. 13 to transfer the extra money into an equipment account for future use. All other town departments have met their budget limitations, he said. Geraghty praised Superintendent of Highways Ed Pennock for his effective management of expenses, particularly considering that state revenues had decreased substantially. The new town Zoning Administrator & Code Enforcement Officer Christopher Belden was introduced to the citizens attending the meeting. As of Jan. 4, he replaced Matt Securo who resigned recently. Geraghty said that the removal of old play equipment at the town Tot-Lot had been completed, and construction will begin soon on the playground underwritten substantially by a state grant. He also announced that the town is consulting with state Department of Health, which is conducting a study of the corrosion occurring in the town’s water system that is apparently is leading to excess levels of copper. The town skating rink is ready for use now, Geraghty said. The board also scheduled a meeting for 4 p.m. Monday Jan. 25 to review insurance proposals.

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•100 Years Ago – January, 1910• Ice-cutting resumes as men return to work Ice cutting is in full swing again after the men were unable to work for four days on account of the recent big snow storm we had for two days last week — the snow fell in such quantities that it put a stop to log drawing as well as ice cutting for several days. Everyone was busy cutting out roads and drawing snow away. On Jan. 10, 1910 work began again as usual. Clark Leggett of Chestertown is again drawing logs. David Jones and Andrew Gates of Minerva have their ice houses filled already.

Fred and his dogs are back Fred E. Vaillancourt from Maine, was in Chestertown for several days at the Rising House with his team of dogs. He drove them from Warrensburgh to Chestertown in two hours. The dogs are well broken and in summer he hitches them to a wagon. Vaillancourt was formerly with the Grand Trunk railroad but had the misfortune to have both his legs cut off in a railroad accident, yet he is able to get about the country with the aid of his dogs and his agreeable manner has made him many friends in his travels.

Ice racing features world-class horse The Lake George Driving Association has reorganized by electing O.C. Lucia president and Edward J. Worden secretary and treasurer. The horse racing committee consists of E.R. Ziebach, J.N. Hubbell, J.B. Wilson and M.J. Sullivan. A kite-shaped track will be laid on the lake as soon as weather conditions will permit. The first race will probably be between Gypsie Countess, a four-year-old pacing mare owned by Mrs J.C. Knoblauch of Bolton and J.B. Wilson’s John Henry for a purse of $100. Also expected to race are Frank Bryant’s Bell Ringer, M.B. Leland’s Dorothy Dix and George R. Russell’s Woodhaul. (Note: On the last day of January, Bell Ringer broke the world’s record for ice racing and also came in first in all three races, easily winning the purse of $100. A large and enthusiastic crowd of horsemen were on hand to cheer Bell Ringer on.)

Thief taken into custody John Burleigh, who for the past few months has been evading the county officials, was arrested Jan. 13, 1910 by Deputy Dougrety of Glens Falls and is lodged in the city lock-up. Burleigh is alleged to have stolen several hundred pounds of wool from the Warrensburgh Woolen Company (now 18 Milton Ave. location) last October, 1909. Shortly after the robbery had been discovered, Charles Preston of Glens Falls was arrested in connection with the crime. His

testimony implicated Burleigh as the guilty party, but upon police going to his residence, Burleigh was found to have left the city. Preston testified at the trial as having gone to Warrensburgh in company with Burleigh, ignorant of any criminal intentions. He was left to watch the horse and later drove Burleigh and several bags, not knowing what was in them, to Glens Falls, where the wool was disposed of. He was given $5. Preston was later given a suspended sentence by the court.

Victims of typhoid fever Frederick E. Russell, 30, of North Creek died Dec. 28, 1909 of Typhoid Pneumonia at the home of his father, Henry Russell. He leaves a widow. Miss Isabelle Frances Haley, 19, daughter of James Haley of Palmer and niece of Patrick Haley of Warrensburgh died at her home Jan. 11, 1910 after an illness of but a few weeks of Typhoid Fever. Victims of the disease have vastly grown in number this winter.

Horse kills farmer, family mourns John Lynch, a well-known farmer and lumberman of Minerva, while leading a pair of young horses to water Sunday afternoon, Jan. 9, 1910, was kicked in the stomach by one of the animals and died without regaining consciousness, just as the doctor arrived at his side. Besides a widow, he leaves eight children, five boys and three girls, to mourn his untimely loss.

Death in the news Mrs. Jerusha Eldridge, widow of Thomas Eldridge, died Jan. 5, 1910 at the Utica asylum. She was brought back to be buried in the Wevertown Cemetery. Warren Harrington, 75, a lifelong and highly esteemed resident of Warrensburgh, died Jan. 7, 1910. He is survived by a son, Byron Harrington and a daughter, Mrs. Warren Ellsworth. The funeral was at the Baptist Church. Miss Octavia Glassbrook, daughter of George Glassbrook of Warrensburgh died Jan. 8, 1910 of consumption at the home of her uncle, Charles Glassbrook in Chestertown. Mrs. Mary H. Loveland, widow of Daniel Loveland of Johnsburgh, died Jan. 10, 1910 at the home of her son, Hollis I. Loveland of The Glen. She is also survived by two daughters. Harvey Robins, an aged resident of Bakers Mills, formerly of Horicon, died Jan. 13, 1910 of heart disease and dropsy. He was a veteran of the Civil War and has lived in Bakers Mills for about three years. He is survived by a widow and one married daughter.

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To the editor: I am writing to voice my husband James' and my strong support for the proposal for Stewart's to move to a better location on Route 9 — at the corner of Stewart Farrar Ave. — as described in this week's Adirondack Journal and referred to in a letter to the editor. I agree with the letter writer that Warrensburg should be careful about future development and retaining the town's character. The Stewart's proposal strikes me as being good for our future and appropriate for its Rte. 9 location. We should be pleased that Stewart's, a proven good neighbor, wants to expand its operation here with a flagship type store. It will certainly increase the property taxes collected for that parcel of land. Also, the sale of the property to Stewart's will give Hudson Headwaters funds to make much-needed improvements to the Warrensburg Health Center. My family uses the health center and I am proud to serve on its board. We are fortunate to have high-quality health care available locally, and it makes sense to support proposals that can improve our health center and keep Hudson Headwaters financially able. Finally, those of us who shop at Stewart's know that its current site can be difficult to enter and leave during peak traffic times, especially during seasons when so many people drive through our community. The parking area is tight. Initially, Stewart's tried to acquire the adjacent diner property for an expansion, but was effectively blocked when others purchased it. Stewart's is making an important business decision to expand its investment in Warrensburg, to provide better service for us and those who travel through this "Gateway to the Adirondacks." I hope that we keep the welcome mat out. Jeannie Cronin, Warrensburg

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Town is improving its character — let’s not move backwards with proposed Stewart’s move To the editor: I am opposed to the relocation of the Stewart’s convenience store to Stewart Farrar Ave. The past few years the town has done a great job of improving the appearance of our town by establishing the

SATURDAY January 23, 2010

Ladies latest ‘freak of fashion’ Plain coarse chain stitching that looks very much like the kind children use to decorate their doll’s clothes, is the latest “freak” of fashion, not only for gowns but also for shirtwaists (blouses). Gowns are worked in the simple stitch in braid patterns and in colors. The sleeves are finished in leg of mutton style. (Note…A reader recently wrote to the daily paper that they objected to the overworked, annoying, now common slang word, “frickin’.” Back in the days of World War II, the really hip people managed to work the word “swell” into their every sentence, and in recent decades, “cool” or “sweet.”)

News roundabout In the spring of 1909 more than one million trees were purchased by private owners and approximately 1,000 acres were reforested. Tree planting is one of the best investments that can be made and more plans are being made for this coming year. Alfred C. Stone of Warrensburgh, who has served Warren County as deputy sheriff for the past 15 years and has made a good official, is now engaged in the peaceful pursuit of selling cigars for a Glens Falls manufacturer. A $2,000 pipe organ has been ordered by the Warrensburgh Methodist Episcopal Church from the Estey Organ Company of Brattleboro, Vt. and will be installed by March, 1910 to be in use at Easter time. Mrs. Archie Johnson of Adirondack had a baby boy on Dec. 17, 1909. Mrs. Edward Wilcox of Bolton Landing is also rejoicing over a fine baby boy. Blacksmith Will Barlow has rented Harvey Robbins’ shop in Adirondack. Charles Millington of Bakers Mills was brought home from Long Lake West with a broken leg.

National news: John Wilkes Booth in-law dies Agnes Booth Schoeffel, 63, the former actress and wife of John B. Schoeffel, the Boston theatrical manager, died at her home in Brookline, Mass. In 1867 Agnes Rookes married Junius Brutus Booth Jr., eldest son of Junius Brutus Booth and father of Edwin Booth. He died in 1883 and she later married Mr. Schoeffel. She was a successful actress and starred in many roles on Broadway. (Note…Out of respect for this great lady her obituary did not mention that she was the step-mother of John Wilkes Booth, who in 1865 assassinated President Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theatre. Edwin Booth, like his father, is considered to be one of the greatest Shakespearian actors of all time.) Readers are welcome to contact Adirondack Journal correspondent Jean Hadden at jhadden1@nycap.rr.com or 623-2210

parks along the Schroon River, the removal of junk cars from properties, the request to property owners to paint and upgrade their properties. I feel Stewart’s is an asset to our town, but the company should build a new store at their present location for the following reasons: traffic, safety, school buses — plus the many students who walk to school — and the fact that the area is not conducive to retail trade. Last year a pizza shop was proposed for Hudson St., and this year a Stewart’s for Stewart Farrar Ave. What is next before we get proper zoning for residential, professional, and commercial properties? This is not a win-win situation as stated by Hudson Headwaters. The employees of Hudson Headwaters will be relocating to Queensbury if they can afford the additional costs. Will Stewart’s replace these jobs at the same pay rate? Will they support local deli’s and restaurants for lunches? What will happen to the present Stewart’s — another eyesore in our town? A few years ago Hudson Headwaters put an ugly-looking addition to their Stewart Farrar Ave. building, and purchased a prime Main Street location that became a parking lot eyesore. Now they are shutting down their administrative office and moving those functions of town. Hopefully if they add space to the Main St. location, it will be done in good taste. Jerry Reed, Warrensburg

Let’s listen to our youth! To the editor: As someone who has worked with troubled youth for a very long time, I have seen the effect of adults devaluing what they have to say, choosing instead to lecture them on how much harder it was in "the old days." Our youth today are being subjected to an incredible amount of very competitive school work; drugs and alcohol are everywhere; so many — far too many — youngsters are being raised by one parent. They need support and encouragement, not lectures. So why am I writing now? Because you covered a story about youngsters who advocated for a skate park in Lake George, and offered to help make it a reality. I am simply wondering if, this time, they will be heard — really heard. Irv West, Thurman


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The iron is hot: Abolish the APA T

he year was 1771, and the American colonies united in their refusal to pay taxes imposed by an English Parliament in which they had no representation. It was this taxation without representation that ultimately laid the groundwork for the American Revolution and our independence as a nation. Flash forward to 1971 and the organization of the Adirondack Park Agency. Here was a tax-subsidized state agency with absolutely no representation from the people they were charged with regulating. Sound familiar? Call it regulation without representation. While the APA Act was later adopted requiring five park residents on the Board of Commissioners, the discontent created in 1971 remained. Today, it may be stronger than ever. Fueled by recent media reports of arbitrary enforcement, hypocritical acts, infiltration by environmental groups, jurisdictional disputes, proposed regulations on everything from boathouses to hunting cabins and astronomical fines threatened against those who disobey these edicts — many are saying enough is enough. The APA needs to be dismantled — and I’m not the only one saying so. The Glens Falls Post-Star made a similar case in a recent thought-provoking editorial, and Assemblywoman Teresa Sayward also just joined the campaign. “People you would never think would have considered it are now talking about it,” Sayward told me in a recent phone interview. “The APA has outlived its usefulness.” The original intent of the agency was not a bad one. The concept was to have a group that could provide tools to local governments so land-use planning was done with the environment in mind. Former chairman of the Adirondack Park Review Board Joe Rota said that without the APA Act, development would have run rampant in the 1970s. “In 1973, there was no planning or zoning in many Adirondack towns, the safeguards included in the act were needed,” he said. But, the Goliath the APA has become — with its strong-arm tactics and seemingly endless state resources — oversteps its motive. It may even be self-defeating in its purpose, because of the discontent and trepidation that exists. “The problem is in their interpretation of the act and then changing it through regulation. The act was only supposed to be modified by the state Legislature,” Rota said, noting stringent waterfront regulations the APA has enacted and a proposal to limit boathouse size. “It’s really just a harassment thing, it has nothing to do with protecting the environment,” Rota said. Indeed, with its $6.2 million annual budget and 72 positions, the agency seems to spend more energy chasing conforming landowners, enacting its own rogue regulations and fighting lengthy court battles than championing the environment. When the agency does decide to act, they take jurisdiction over an entire project instead of simply the portion that triggered the jurisdictional determination, then often force unrealistic standards all their own — standards they seemingly pull from the sky depending on who sits across the table. Black Brook Councilman Howard Aubin, a long-time outspoken critic of the APA and its tactics, believes the agency arbitrarily picks certain cases to pursue and then makes an example for all to see. “They try to scare others into complying with their wishes,” Aubin said. “All it does is create more contempt and anger.” Take, for example, the recent Lowe’s project in Ticonderoga. Although the project was being built in a hamlet with an approved APA land-use plan in place, the APA stepped in and took jurisdiction from town planners because a wetland half the size of a swimming pool existed on the 10-acre parcel and the building was a few feet too high. Instead of making sure the concerns of that tiny wetland were mitigated, the park crusaders opened the entire project to review, miring it in bureaucratic red tape and adding months to its completion and thousands of dollars in expense. The finding? Lowe’s sign was too big. Never mind the building is in the middle of the town’s business district with a Wal-Mart sign the size of a Greyhound bus next door, the APA said Lowe’s should only be al-

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lowed a sign smaller than a sheet of plywood. Common sense? It simply doesn’t exist in Raybrook. And oh, how they hate to lose. When the enforcement case between the agency and Essex farmer Sandy Lewis was settled last summer in his favor, the lead APA attorney on the case, Paul Van Cott, swapped malicious e-mails with Lewis. “Mr. Lewis, you are a sociopath,” wrote Van Cott. “Please shut up. Go out and get a shovel and work like a real person on your farm. Enjoy life and be a real farmer. You are very fortunate. Realize that and get a life.” “Go farm. Dig a hole, milk a cow. Enjoy the 1,000 acres of farmland on Lake Champlain that you have,” he wrote, going on to defend the APA's Nov. 9, 2009 settlement with LeRoy Douglas, the Silver Lake resort owner who recently had his APA enforcement case mysteriously dropped. “You won your case,” Van Cott told Lewis. “We respect the law. Go farm.” Van Cott was later “reassigned” from the agency’s enforcement division — but was never formally reprimanded, nor was his pay reduced. I’m not sure if someone in private business would have been afforded the same luxury. These examples only scratch the surface of the oppression inflicted by the park agency, stories I have covered as a journalist here for more than two decades. It is time we the Adirondack people take back our independence — remove the air of impropriety, withdraw the blank check for delivering justice and demand equal enforcement for all. We do that by disbanding the APA and passing its jurisdiction over private land to local governments. We then allow the state Department of Environmental Conservation to do what it is charged with under the state Constitution — protect the public lands in the Adirondacks. They are best suited to do so. And, contrary to the “regulation without representation” thinking that existed in 1971, it is time state lawmakers realize the Adirondack people have both the capability and aptitude to administer environmental regulations, free of the political and environmental bias that exists at the APA. We, after all, have the most to lose. The Adirondack Park Agency has, as Teresa Sayward so eloquently put it, outlived its usefulness.

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Readers Poll Do you feel the Adirondack Park Agency should be abolished? Yes! This restrictive agency has not only throttled the local economies in the Adirondacks, but its employees and officials have wrongfully abused their powers or expanded their legislative authority. Enough of this needless harassment of local citizens! Our local planning boards and elected officials can make the necessary decisions on land use matters. No! For decades, the Adirondack Park Agency has protected the environment and the precious natural resources that are vital not only to sustaining the local economies, but for the world. Once development occurs, it can realistically never be reversed. Besides, the APA has become a lot more resident-friendly in recent years, and is far more responsive to public input.

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Adirondack Voices seeking new members GLENS FALLS - The Adirondack Voices will hold their first rehearsal at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, in preparation for their annual spring concert. Rehearsals will be held at Christ Church United Methodist, Bay Street from 7 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday evening through Spring. Under the direction of Penny Schiek, the chorus, currently consisting of about 70 members, will be preparing music for their May 4 concert “Broadway Today.” The chorus is in particular need of male voices at this time. No auditions are required, however, members must be willing to commit to attending at least three-quarters of the group’s rehearsals.For details, call 793-2620 or 792-1922. Schiek is also the vocal music director at Queensbury High School.

Library gets boost from foundations JOHNSBURG — The Town of Johnsburg Library has been awarded a grant from the James and Pauline McSweeney Murphy Memorial Fund given to the library by Adirondack Community Trust. This grant will help with the library's general operating expenses, library officials said this week. The Johnsburg Library also received 70 children's books from the Libri Foundation through their Books for Children grant which included a bonus of $350 worth of math and science books. Library officials said they were quite thankful to both foundations for their continued generous support.

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Politics has hampered the county railroad To the editor: In Warren County, the tail wags the dog. It's kind of like a smaller version of the state. Most of the people live in the southeast corner and the political and economic power exists in southeast corner. A person who needs a job, for instance, can find a good one in the southeast corner or struggle elsewhere. Though some of us like to live by ourselves up in the woods, majority rule is the law of the land. So it came as a surprise to have Warren County years ago propose an economic development scheme — the county railroad — that would affect the whole western section of the county. And when the going got rough, it's not a surprise that the county leaders, amongst finger pointing and posturing, retreat to the southeast corner of the county leaving the western section of the county to pick up the pieces of broken dreams and fend for itself during already hard times and increasing county taxes. Unfortunately, that's politics. About ten years ago when I became a conductor on the Upper Hudson River Railroad I was instructed to tell the passengers that we'd be connected to Saratoga next year. I was told that there would be stations at The Glen, Thurman, Stony Creek, Hadley-Luzerne, Corinth and so on down the line that would make for a complete and successful economic engine to propel these towns to a prosperous future. All that Warren County would want in return, I was told, would be the increased sales tax revenues from those towns. The next year found no movement on the great plan but I was told to repeat the mantra "next year." The year after and subsequent years I became an apologist for the county and their lack of follow-through on the plan. Eventually a few things happened and bit-by-bit we made our way south, but not construction of stations. It was a hard sell and in response, from politicians of the southeast corner of the county, came the phrase "train to nowhere" as the railroad tried at least to recoup its operating expenses. The railroad has always had its detractors from the southeast corner of the county. It's been said that the train doesn't have any problems that could not be cured by sending it through Glens Falls, but it was not to be. Still, the railroad has been fun. In the video "America's Great Scenic Railway Journeys," we are the first railroad featured. Our customers call us the best ride on the Hudson River. We call ourselves "the friendliest railroad" and we mean it. Our safety record is excellent. Amtrak conductors are envious of our sound system. We are the favorite fundraiser for Saint Mary-Saint Alphonsus' school in Glens Falls with their "Santa's Christmas Ex-

press". I've also enjoyed meeting all the politicians we've hosted on the train. Betty Little attends with enthusiasm when we hold the charitable "Race the Train" event. Teresa Sayward and Kirsten Gillibrand are not strangers here either. My choice for honorary conductor is Gene Merlino. The n there’s Bill Thomas, a great friend and our new conductor. Of course, without Bill's effort we wouldn't be talking about a railroad. I love watching the river go by from the open car and asking him about the latest APA meeting. I was once a contractor doing stone masonry. Contracting is a tough contact sport with consequences. John and Jerry Riegel are two of the most tenacious contractors I've ever met. These guys have a lot of heart to be bidding to continue their UHRR as evidenced by the 78 other companies contacted who declined to bid . In view of the economy’s difficulties, Warren County recalcitrance and how much more is needed for success of the railroad, I would have run away screaming. John and Jerry are also principals in W.J. Riegel & Sons Rail Solutions, which completed rehabilitation last fall of the tracks from Corinth to Saratoga. Finally, after all these years, the rails are ready to take us to Saratoga. Is it too little, too late? I don't know. It would seem a waste of both a lot of money and a mountain of heroic effort if the long-awaited connection to Saratoga and the main line of America's rails were not to come to fruition now. In railroading, the real money is in freight. Barton's mines in North River is the largest garnet mine in the world. Could their desire to ship more economically and ecologically to their processing plant in New Jersey make the railroad more viable? Also, how about re-opening the mine in Tahawus where there's so much valuable titanium? Railroading is a tough business and the choices involved are a hard calculus. Are we up to it? Time will tell. Some indications are positive. This spring we had a washout just south of Riverside. The county DPW and Riegel Rail Solutions stepped up to handle it while the Board of Supervisors just debated. Clearly, the county has hired capable people who can solve problems they've never seen before. On a subsequent track inspection we met up with Tim Benway of Parks, Recreation and Railroad coming the other way doing his own inspection. Shaking hands with him that day, standing on fresh ballast felt real good. The UHRR is a for-profit corporation. We'll go anywhere we can any time we can at least make our expenses and hopefully make a buck. As we look forward toward an uncertain future, it's incumbent upon us to remember our past and whatever becomes of us, we owe gratitude to the people of Warren County. Thank you. It's been a great ride. Kent Gregson Head Conductor Upper Hudson River Railroad

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During those years, Jim and Jeanie stayed up to date with rodeo activities and formed lasting relationships with local ranches and western organizations. Jim was a lifetime member of the Professional Rodeo Cowboy’s Association (PRCA). Jeanie was quite a rider in her own right. You can see many of their rodeo adventures in the framed pictures displayed throughout the store. One of the most memorable adventures was the Cavanagh’s trip to the White House. In 1983, they received an invitation to join President Ronald Reagan for a special rodeo performance in Landover, MD, followed by a western-style barbecue at the White House. Today, Jeanie carries on the day to day practice of running the store as a tribute to Jim’s loving memory. She has streamlined the product line to include a handsome selection of western hats, name brand boots (such as Justin, Durango and Ariat). Jeanie also carries a varied selection of belts, some styles being a favorite with golfers. Rafter J Western World also carries the George Strait line of Wrangler shirts. The product lines come in styles for men, women and children. For those who enjoy “bling”, Rafter J Western World is a proud retailer for Brighton and Montana Silversmith jewelry. But what about that Palomino on the roof? The horse is an homage to Jim’s horse of yesteryear, Pete. It has become a Warrensburg landmark in its own right!

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Special days in Thurman Happy anniversary wishes this week go out to Sally and Richard Wallace and to Pat and Ken Baker on Jan. 22, to Grace and Keith Allen celebrating 62 years on Jan. 27 and to Donna and Richard Wormwood 27 years on Jan. 28. Celebrating birthdays this week are Glen Germain Jr. and Bethany Herrmann on Jan. 22; Grace Allen and Hunter Germain on Jan. 25, Russ Hubert, Pat Baker, Earl “E” Dibble on Jan. 26, Sondra Cameron, Dot Bennett, and Dorothy Mosher on Jan. 27. Kelly Angell and Autumn Moulton celebrate on Jan. 28.

Over the fence Get well wishes go out from the community to Pat Sherman, Don Vopleus, Tammy Winslow, Hial Hall III, Wanda Vopleus, and Jackie Dingman. Wanda Wood of Greenwich enjoyed a weekend visit with her mom, Leila Wood, Mud St. and enjoyed visits from other family members who stopped by. Are there any Adirondack Journal readers who like to write? or any who enjoy helping out in their spare time? Thurman is always in need of volunteers. Everyone is so very busy now and getting extra time is rare — but if you can volunteer, lets get your name and phone number! Call 623-2580 to discuss details. Exemption applications for next year ’s taxes are available at the assessors office at the town hall, which can be reached at 623-4593. Citizens have until March 1 to get them filled in and returned for the veterans, aged and STAR exemptions. Girl Scouts are out in the neighborhood selling their Girl Scout cookies. If they missed you, call 623-9648 for a leader ’s number. Cheryl Kenyon of Bear Pond Rd. recently spent 10 days in Sacramento, Ca. with her son, Marc Kenyon Jr. and his wife Jeana and their family. During her visit, her oldest grandchild Gibson celebrated his second birthday and her granddaughter at 5 months needed some attention too. Cheryl enjoyed her stay and hopes to visit again in the spring. Teens and adults, keep this phone number near, 761-9800. This is the drug and alcohol tip line which is where you can call anonymously and report any underage parties where illegal activities will be going on. This tip could save the lives of your friends and classmates.

Activities and events in Thurman Thurman Connection Snowmobile Club invites all who wish to join the club to attend their next meeting to be held Friday Jan. 29, 7 p.m. at the Hickory Hill Ski Center off state Rte. 418, Warrensburg. For details, call Doug at 623-9234. What kind of quilt catches your eye? Do you like applique quilting; the many designs and patterned ones? Or would you like to invent your own design? The local quilting club meets twice a month at the town hall and everyone is welcome to join. The next meeting is on Monday Jan. 25 at 6:30 p.m. For details, call 623-2633. Preschool-age tykes and their parents or guardians are invited to the next fun-filled meeting of the Mommie and Me club to be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday Jan. 29 at the youth building in Athol. The group will be involved in projects, plus have a snack. For details, call 623-5024. Thurman station farmers market committee had their first meeting on Jan. 11 at the town hall. The farmers market will be set up on Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. during the months of June through October at Thurman Station Railroad in Athol. The committee is looking for vendors — call Cheryl at 623-9718.

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Skateboard park moves closer to reality LAKE GEORGE — A public meeting will be held at the Lake George Central High School Monday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. to discuss the community’s plans to build a skateboard park. Plans to construct the park in Lake George Village began over a year ago, initiated by several young people in the community and their parents. The Lake George Village Board included funding in their 2009-2010 budget and several fundraisers were held to raise money for the project. Village officials have been working with four interested companies to construct a park and find a suitable location. Representatives of the American Ramp Company, builders of skateboard parks, are expected to attend the meeting and meet with the interested youths to assist in designing

the park, Village Mayor Robert Blais said this week. For details, contact Village Hall at 668-5771. Presently there are approximately seven to ten million skateboarders in the U.S., increasing at a rate of 8 to 10 percent annually, Blais said. There are over 300 skate parks operated by municipalities nationwide. Lake George Town officials have indicated their willingness to transfer a parcel of land to the village to construct a park adjacent to the Village Hall, relieving the town of responsibility for accidents and claims, Blais said. An insurance underwriter’s survey has revealed that skateboard injuries occur far less than other sports — two to five times less often — and are rarely serious or litigious, Blais said. A survey taken in Califor-

nia and Washington, two states with ,many municipal parks, have reported only two claims in 20 years of operation, he said. Properly designed and maintained, a skateboard park expands considerably the recreational opportunities for young adults, he said. Many parks have on-site supervision but many are self-policed by the users themselves, Blais said. “We see more and more skateboarders in our village all the time,” Blais said. “They use our parks, streets, benches, anywhere they can to skate. No different than any other sport, they deserve a safe, organized place to perform their sport and our planned park will be a good beginning for those who skateboard.”

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olton Chamber of Commerce recently held its monthly dinner meeting at Frederick's Restaurant, and it was well attended, considering that about 50 people attended. Local resident and developer Rolf Ronning spoke briefly on his proposal to build and open a ski center in Bolton. He described the lay of the land which includes a 600-foot vertical drop. By a show of hands, nearly everyone there was in favor of Rolf's proposed project.

Bolton book club meets Jan. 11, the Bolton Free Library's book club met at The Lakeside to discuss "A Shadow of the Wind" written by Carlos Ruiz Zafron. Linda Perry and Megan Diehl chose

LAKE GEORGE — A retirement testimonial brunch for Immediate Past Lake George Town Supervisor Lou Tessier has been scheduled for 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. at Holiday Inn-Turf Lake George. The event at the hotel on Canada St. features a buffet brunch, local and county officials, plus a few speeches. The Public is invited to attend, Lake George Supervisor Frank McCoy said Tuesday. “We’ll be thanking Lou for his 26 years of service to the community,” McCoy said. For tickets, $20, and reservations, call 668-2854.

Winter Carnival Dinner Party set

LAKE GEORGE — The Lake George Winter Carnival’s annual Dinner Party will be held Saturday Jan. 30 at the Inn at Erlowest. Cocktails begin at 6 p.m. and dinner is to be served at 7 p.m. Entertainment will be by the band “Pop Rock Circus” and there will be a silent auction and 50-50 raffle. This year ’s honoree at the event is former Town Supervisor Lou Tessier. Tickets are now on sale for $45 in advance and $55 at the door. They can be purchased at Duffy’s Tavern, Mario’s Restaurant, Prospect Mountain Diner, the Town of Lake George, and from members of the Winter Carnival Committee. The Carnival Committee members say they hope that Adirondack Journal readers will join them at the event. The Winter Carnival begins its four-week run on Saturday, Feb. 6 at noon. New this year is a live show by Radio Disney, sponsored by Fidelis Care, Skydiving Swoop Competitions and Dog Sled Races. see www.lakegeorgewintercarnival.com for details.

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the book and led the lively discussion between about 20 members. The group all agreed that the book had a lot to offer and was extremely enjoyable — filled with twists and turns and characters readers cared about. The next book is "The Graveyard Book" by Neil Gaiman. Those interested in joining in on the next session, call the library at 644-2233. Call me at 644-3880 with your information about activities and events in Bolton Landing, as well as news tips and updates on family members.

Bolton Library news BOLTON LANDING — The monthly meeting of Bolton Free Library Board of Trustees will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at which time the trustees will likely review the results of this week’s election. The library offers free Scrabble every Friday at 1 p.m. Library officials are also considering offering a game night or afternoon, and residents are asked to call the library director at 644-2233 to express their interest. The Library Book Club meets regularly, and new participants are welcome. Contact the library for details, and see upcoming issues of the Adirondack Journal for library news.

LAKE GEORGE — The Caldwell-Lake George Library will present a series of instructional programs in genealogy in February. Titled “Getting Started In Genealogy – The Truth Is Out There,” the programs are offered on Feb. 10, 17 and 24. beginning at 7 p.m. in the library at 336 Canada St., Lake George Village. The workshops are aimed at those who are new to, or just getting started in genealogy, but anyone is welcome to attend. The first program will explain the family interview, record keeping and how and where to find genealogical information. The emphasis will be on resources available at local libraries and databases that can be accessed through library websites. Cindy Rowzee, an experienced Latter Day Saints genealogist will speak Feb. 17. Her topic will be information that is available on the LDS website and at LDS research centers. Glens Falls City Historian Wayne Wright will be the speaker in February 24. He will discuss the many resources that are available through his office. The programs are free and open to the public. Reservations are suggested, by calling the library at 668-2528. There will be a $3 charge to cover the cost of printing the handout material. In case of poor weather. call the library for rescheduling information.

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GLENS FALLS — Exhibition reception, World Awareness Children's Museum & LARAC Art Teachers’ Exhibit 5-7 p.m. at LARAC’s Lapham Gallery, 7 Lapham Place. Free. 518-798-1144 or www.larac.org.

Saturday Jan. 23 BOLTON — Snowshoe/Winter Hike, 1 p.m. at Up Yonda Farm, Lake Shore Dr. north of village. Guided hike with a naturalist, price includes snowshoes.Discover winter foliage and creatures and their habitat while you see a spectacular view. Pre-register at 644-9767. www.upyondafarm.com BRANT LAKE — Bird-house and bird-feeder building, 1 p.m. at Horicon Community Hall. This annual family event, for children of all ages, is sponsored by Friends of Horicon Public Library. Free, reservations required. Call Barbara Blum at 494-3357. NORTH CREEK — Concert by acclaimed classical pianist Eugene Albulescu, 7:30 p.m. at Tannery Pond Community Center.The performance includes sonatas by Scarlatti, Beethoven, Haydn and Franz Liszt. Tickets $10- adults,$5-students. Details: www.upperhudsonmusic.org or 251-3751. QUEENSBURY — Special Olympics Competition, 8:30 a.m.— 4 p.m. at West Mountain Ski Center. Competitors from 5 regions across the state. Support them on their way to State Championships! Free. See www.skiwestmountain.com or call 7936606 ext. 302 for details. GLENS FALLS — Presentation: Ò Black Bears in New York: Natural History, Biology & Management,” 2 p.m. at Crandall Library, Glen St.Talk by Ben Tabor, EnCon Fish & Wildlife Technician. Free. 623-3291. GLENS FALLS — Exhibition Reception~North Country Arts Center Juried Arts, 23 p.m. at Crandall Library, Glen St. Free. 792-2811 or www.northcountryartscenter.org QUEENSBURY — Warren County Historical Society meeting, noon-3 p.m.at Montcalm Restaurant, state Rte. 9 just north of Northway Exit 20. Event features guest speakers Naftali Rottenstreich of Red Fox books & Clifford Bruce of Village Booksmith — how they select history books for patrons. Meeting & luncheon open to public, call in reservations by January 15 to 743-0734..

Sunday Jan. 24 LAKE GEORGE — Retirement Testimonial Brunch for Immediate Past Town Supervisor Lou Tessier, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. at Holiday Inn-Turf Lake George, Canada St. Buffet brunch, plus a few speeches. Public is invited. For tickets, $20, and reservations, call 668-2854. GLENS FALLS — Family Discovery Day — Impressionist Landscapes, 1-3 p.m. at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St.Short tour of exhibit, plus create your own masterpiece. Free. 792-1761 or www.hydecollection.org LAKE GEORGE — “Hot Stove Banquet” fundraiser for Glens Falls Golden Eagles Baseball Team at Fort William Henry Resort.Event features famed Major League pitcher Tommy John. Autograph session begins 5pm. Dinner, silent auction. Advance tickets only. Adults: $35 each. Reservations: 798-2387 or see www.glensfallsgoldeneagles.com

Monday-Sunday, Jan. 25-31 NORTH CREEK — Take Your Daughter to Gore Week. Daughters 19 & under ski or ride for free at Gore Mountain Ski Center with full-paying parent. 251-2411 or www.goremountain.com

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Saturday Jan. 30 LAKE GEORGE — Annual kickoff Dinner Party of the Lake George Winter Carnival, at the Inn at Erlowest, 6 p.m. at the Inn at Erlowest, Rte. 9N, Lake George. Live music by Pop Rock Circus, plus socializing, auction and 50-50 raffle at this annual fundraiser, which is honoring recently retired town Supervisor Lou Tessier. Dinner begins at 7 p.m.Tickets $55 at door or $45 in advance at Duffy’s Tavern, Mario’s Restaurant and Prospect Mountain Diner and the town offices. BOLTON — Snowshoe/Winter Hike, 1 p.m. at Up Yonda Farm, Lake Shore Dr. north of village. Guided hike with a naturalist, price includes snowshoes.Discover winter foliage and creatures and their habitat while you see a spectacular view. Pre-register at 644-9767. www.upyondafarm.com

Millington and May to marry WARRENSBURG — Dale and Monica Millington of North Creek announce the engagement of their daughter Amanda Lynn Millington to Brian Edward May, son of Amy Fox of Chestertown and the late Barry May. The future bride graduated in 2007 from Johnsburg Central School, North Creek. She continued her studies, graduating thereafter from Amanda Lynn Millington and Brian EdAdirondack Commu- ward May, both from northern Warren nity College with an County, are engaged to be married in July. associates degree in Police Science. The future bridegroom graduated North Warren Central School, Chestertown. A July 17 wedding is planned.

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ALBANY — The largest gun show ever held in the Capital District is planned for Saturday and Sunday Jan. 23 and 24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center. Over 400 exhibits and displays will be provided by collectors and dealers from all over the northeastern United States and Canada, as well as several from northern Warren and southern Essex counties. Admission is $6 per day for teenagers and adults, Children under 12, accompanied by parents, are free. Senior citizens are charged $5 per day. All firearm laws will be observed and dealers must have a valid N.Y.S. sales tax number. For details, call Sandy Ackerman Klinger at 607-748-1010

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geometry students. “Everything depends on these arcs being correct, so don’t screw up.” The arms of a half dozen students shot up in the air to offer the answer. Minutes later, out in the hallway, his 10th grade students talked about why they enjoy Hull’s class, and how he made complex problems so understandable. “He explains the concepts really well, and he knows his stuff,” Austin DeMarsh said. “Mr. Hull really explains it well and if you don’t ‘get it,’ he’ll take an hour or more to help you figure it out,” Jennifer Ehle said, noting Hull had a reputation of being patient but grading tough. 2008 Warrensburg graduate Emma Prendeville, a freshman at Skidmore college, said Friday in a phone interview that Hull’s teaching techniques were very effective. “When I got to college, I discovered that Mr. Hull got me exponentially more prepared than any other students at Skidmore,” she said. WCS graduate Ben Infantino, a doctor in his final year of residency at Albany Medical Center, also had Hull while in high school, but during the early 1990s. “Mr. Hull walks you through math equations and logical problems, breaking things down into simple terms,” he said, noting that sound logical deductions were now “very important” in his life as a doctor. Prendeville also talked about VanDusen’s ability to connect with people of all backgrounds. “She really challenges people on their personal level to do their best,” she said. “ She helps you assess your own goals, and then challenges you to break down your own boundaries in pursuing your goals — while recognizing each person’s particular circumstances.” Prendeville said VanDusen inspired students to accomplish more than they ever though was possible. “She gets you to realize what you are capable of and gets you to become your own person,” she said. Principal Doug Duell said VanDusen and Hull were representative of the skills and dedication of the entire WCS faculty. “Our teachers make the effort to go above and beyond what’s taught in the classroom,” Duell said. “So many of them spend prep periods and lunches helping students who are struggling — their commitment speaks volumes.” Duell said he was “thrilled” with the U.S. News national honor, and said it served as a validation of what the WCS staff accomplishes in both elementary and high schools. “I’m ecstatic and on Cloud Nine about the award — it’s a great honor,” he said. “The rigor of our curriculum is top notch, and so are our teachers.”

Last week, DEC representatives met with Thompson in an attempt to find a solution. Thompson said he is hoping to get a temporary easement for the upcoming season. He said that in the long run, he would like to see an amendment to the regional Unit Management Plan to allow the ferry service to continue from the present docking site, or from a substitute location. Jeff Bishop, a spokesman for state Sen. James Seward, said the state created the problem when flooding the reservoir and it should make some long-term accommodations for the ferry service. “We have to fix a situation which was created by the state, and end up with a positive outcome,” he said. Thompson agreed that the situation deserves accommodation by the state, particularly since they flooded the reservoir and isolated the community in the first place. “There are all kinds of private businesses on state land,” Thompson said. “A pro shop at a state-owned golf course is a private endeavor, and so is a cafeteria at a state-owned mountain.”

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Emmanuel United Methodist ChurchSunday Winter Service at 10 a.m. 644-9962. Rev. Myron Ducharme, Pastor First Baptist Church(A.B.C. Affiliated) Sunday School at 9 a.m. Morning Worship at 10 a.m.; Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Bible Study & Prayer. For information, call 6449103. Rev. Edward Blanchard. Solid Rock Christian Worship Center Assembly of GodAdult Sunday Services 11 a.m. Children’s church also at 11 a.m. downstairs. Adult Sunday School at 10 a.m. and Children’s Sunday School at 10 a.m. downstairs. Bible study Wednesday at 6 p.m. with Sister Dale. Pastor Skip Hults and Sister Dale. 6442412. Episcopal Church of Saint Sacrament, Bolton LandingSat. Evening Mass 5 p.m.; Sun. Eucherist 10 a.m.; Sun. School 11 a.m.; Bible Study 11:45 a.m.; Wed. Mass 10 a.m. Father Jim Loughren. 644-9613 Blessed Sacrament Catholic ChurchGoodman Avenue. Sunday Mass 10:45 a.m.; Rosary and Novena 9 a.m. Tuesday; Communion Service 9 a.m. Thursday and Saturday. Parish Life Director Kathleen Sousa 644-3861.

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Adirondack Missions of the Episcopal Church494-3314 - Fr. Robert Limpert, Fr. Michael Webber, Fr. Dennis Pressley. St. Paul’s Episcopal ChurchSunday Eucharist 9 a.m. (see Adirondack Mission, above). Brant Lake WesleyanMorning worship 9 a.m., Fellowship 10-10:30 a.m., Sunday school 10:30-11:15 a.m. 494-2816. Horicon Baptist ChurchSunday School 9:45 a.m., Sunday Worship 11 a.m., Sunday Evening 6 a.m., Wednesday Prayer & Bible Study 7 p.m. 494-2584.

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Community United Methodist Church Sunday morning worship 11 a.m.; Rev. Sharon Sauer 494-2517. Faith Bible Church Sunday school (all ages) - 9 a.m., Sunday worship 10:15 a.m., Sunday Evening 6 p.m., Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7 p.m. Call for information - 4947183 - Website: www.faithbiblechurchny.com Good Shepherd Episcopal ChurchSunday Eucharist 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday Eucharist 10 a.m. (See Adirondack Missions, Brant Lake). St. Isaac Jogues/St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic ChurchRiverside Drive & Church Street. Saturday Vigil at 4 p.m. till March 27, 2010; Sunday Mass at 9:30 a.m. till May 23, 2010. Pastor Rev. John O’Kane. 518-494-5229 Town of Chester Northway Community Fellowship A Wesleyan Church, Route 8, Chestertown: Sunday Service 11 a.m., Youth and Children’s Programs available. Pastor James Swanson, 518-695-3766

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Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Glens Falls21 Weeks Rd., off Rt. 9 in Queensbury. Sunday service 10 a.m. Coffee hr. follows service. Rev. Dr. Deane Perkins, minister. (handicapped accessible, welcoming congregation) 793-1468. Web site: HYPERLINK http://www.glensfallsuu.com.

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RW Johnsburg United Methodist ChurchPastor Jackie Mueller - 515-251-2482. South Johnsburgh Rd., Johnsburg. Worship Service Sunday 9 a.m.; Bible Study - Mondays @ 6 p.m. info: 518-251-3371

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Bay Road Presbyterian Church 1167 Bay Road (near intersection of Bay & Rt. 149). Sunday Worship at 9:30 a.m.; Sung Lee, Pastor. Church school during worship. Nursery care available. Coffee Hour following worship, all are welcome. 793-8541. www.bayroadchurch.com Caldwell Presbyterian Church71 Montcalm St., Lake George 12845. Rev. Shirley Mosholder. 518-668-2613. Sunday Service at 10 a.m. Food Pantry Distribution 2nd Friday of month. Website: www.caldwellpres.org. St. James Episcopal Church Sunday services 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Rev. Julie McPartlin. 668-2001. Sacred Heart Roman Catholic ChurchMohican St., Lake George, NY 668-2046. Sat. Vigil Mass at 4 p.m., Sun. Mass at 9:00 a.m. Sacrament of Reconciliation Saturday 3:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m., Weekday Mass: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8 a.m. (There is no Mass on Tuesday or Thursday) Father Thomas Berardi, pastor Chapel of the Assumption (Roman Catholic)Ridge Road Route 9L, Cleverdale, NY 668-2046/ 656-9034. Mass on Sunday at 8 a.m. through October 25th. Closed in winter. Fr. Thomas Berardi, pastor. Lakeside ChapelCleverdale: Sunday services through August at 10 a.m. First United Methodist Church78 Montcalm Street, Lake George, N.Y. 12845, Sunday Service: 10 a.m. Rev. Meridith Vanderminden. 743-8756. Diamond Point Community ChurchSunday Service 10 a.m. June 21-September 6, 2009. Community Church welcoming all denominations. Visiting ministers. Grace Communion InternationalWorship Services held Saturdays 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Parish Hall. 56 Mohican St., Lake George, NY. Dennis R. Hoyt, Worship Service Facilitator. Home: 518-587-1221. Cell: 832-0660. Please call ahead to confirm attendance.

United Methodist ChurchMain Street, North Creek across from Community Bank. Sunday Service 9 a.m. Separate story time for children. Pastor Kristi Van Patten. Call or leave a message 251-2906. St. James Catholic ChurchMain St., North Creek. Sunday mass at 8 a.m. Sat. Vigil at 5:30 p.m. Parish Life Director: Sister Francesca Husselbeck. Sacramental Minister: Rev. John O’Kane. 518-251-2518

NORTH RIVER

United Methodist ChurchService and church school at 10 a.m. For information call 251-4071.

POTTERSVILLE

Christ Church EpiscopalSunday Eucharist 11 a.m. (See Adirondack Missions Brank Lake). Pottersville United Methodist Church Worship 9 a.m. Rev. Sharon Sauer, 494-2517. Holy Trinity Lutheran ChurchSunday Worship and fellowship 10:30 a.m. in Faith Hall at SonRise Lutheran Ministries Conference Center, 8260 Rt. 9, Pottersville, NY. For information please call 494-7077. www.holytrinityadirondacks.com Lighthouse Baptist Church Meets at Rt. 9 (next to The Wells House Hotel). Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship Service 10:50 a.m., Evening Service 6:00 p.m., Mid-Week Wednesday Service 7:00 p.m.

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Knowlhurst Baptist ChurchSunday school 9:45 a.m.; morning worship 11 a.m.; evening worship 6 p.m. Wednesday prayer 7 p.m.

THURMAN

Christ Community ChurchAthol: Sunday services 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday school 9:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study and prayer meeting 7 p.m. Rev. William G. Lucia, pastor. Thurman Baptist ChurchSunday school 9:45 a.m.; worship hour 11 a.m.; evening service 6 p.m.; Wednesday prayer service 7 p.m. Rev. Bob Herrmann, pastor. Kenyontown United Methodist ChurchSunday services 11 a.m., Bible Study Wed. night at 7 p.m.

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2 Stewart Farrar Ave., Sunday School & Choir 9 a.m. Worship 10 a.m. with coffee hour following. Free Methodist ChurchSunday school 9:45 a.m.; worship service 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday midweek prayer and Bible study 7 p.m. Rev. Richard Leonard. Warrensburg Assembly of GodSunday school 9:45 a.m.; morning worship 11 a.m.; Thursday youth meeting 7 p.m.; evening service 6 p.m.; Wednesday prayer 6 p.m.; Bible study 7 p.m. Dr. Ronald Parisi. 623-2282. The Holy Cross of WarrensburgSaturday evening mass 5:30 p.m. Sunday Eucharist & Sermon 8 & 10 a.m.; Sunday school 9 a.m.; coffee hour follows each service; Tuesday Eucharist & Healing 10 a.m., 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday Mass 5:30 p.m.; Thursday Eucharist 10 a.m.; Holy days as announced. Father John Cornelius, SSC. 623-3066. Faith Baptist ChurchSunday school 9:45 a.m.; preaching services 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday prayer service 7 p.m. Rev. Lee B. Call 623-4071. First United Methodist ChurchSunday school 9:30 a.m.; Sunday worship 11 a.m. 518-623-9334 St. Cecilia’s Roman Catholic ChurchEucharist at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, 10 a.m. on Sunday. Sacrament of Reconciliation 4 p.m. Saturday. Bible Study, Saturday at 3:30 p.m. & Sunday at 10:15 a.m. Parish Life Director Sister Linda Hogan CSJ & Sacramental Minister Father Paul Cox. 623-3021. First Baptist Church3850 Main St., Worship Service 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Sunday school 9:45; Thursday mid-week. 7 p.m. Ron Burdett, Interim Pastor. Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s WitnessesSunday Public Talk and Watchtower starting at 9:30 a.m. and Bible Study, Theocratic Ministry School and Kingdon Ministry starting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. 623-4601. Christian Worship Center, Inc.Corner of Elm St. & Pine Tree Lane, Warrensburg. Service at 10 a.m on Sunday. For further information 518-696-5468. Rev. Gerald (Jerry) Ellis. Thurman - Kenyontown United Methodist ChurchWorship services every week 11 a.m. 1-9-10 • 56590

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Boys Varsity Basketball

Uptempo game plan works for Cougars North Warren 42, Salem 34 CHESTERTOWN — Despite an offensive show by hot-shooting Salem opponent Austin Eastman and his team’s tight defense inside, North Warren combined smart shooting at critical times and a tough defense of their own to defeat the Generals 42-34 on Jan. 15. Cougar Coach Jason Humiston said his players were executing plays well after sharpening their skills. “We’re rebounding better, eliminating second and third chances for our opponents to take a shot,” he said. “Travis Monroe and Benn Frasier are both doing well on the boards now.” The Cougars double- and triple-teamed six-foot-seven Eastman inside, disrupting the Generals game plan. Cougar point guard Jeff Bennett provided an example of how well the Cougars played on both sides of the ball, as he scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Salem had a rally in the third quarter putting them in reach of winning, but the Cougars hung on to their lead, demonstrating their offensive versatility. When the going got tough, Cougar players rose to the challenge. They set a lot of half-court traps, pressuring the General Guards to commit a lot of turnovers, Humiston said. “We pushed the tempo, and our game plan worked,” he said. When Salem pressured the Cougars inside, they responded by taking shots from downtown. Jeff Bennett hit two threepointers, and Joe Aiken and Bryan Beckler hit one each in the crowd-pleaser. Kristian Seeley and Bennett each hit foul shots with under a minute left to secure the victory. Assisting Bennett in the successful campaign were Monroe and Seeley with eight points each, Aiken and Beckler with five each and Frasier with two. Austin Eastman's game-high 22 points led Salem.

Lake George 62, Fort Ann 42 LAKE GEORGE — Rebounding from a bitter one-point loss to Corinth two days earlier, Matt McGowan hit 28 points Jan 15, propelling Lake George past tough contender Fort Ann in front of a home-court crowd. Lake George crushed Fort Ann 44-17, then gave their starters a rest as the game wound down, allowing the Cardinals to rally as they racked up 25 points in the final quarter. Aiding McGowan in the scoring spree were Junior Alex Hladik with 11 points, and Junior Jeff Maldonado, Sophomore Aaron Chambers and Junior J.D. Jenkins with six each — demonstrating the depth of the Warriors’ offensive power. Seniors Cameron Dorman and Chris Kosz also contributed two points, with Junior Erik Jones adding one. The Warriors’ aggressive inside defense forced Fort Ann to shoot from afar, and they did with success. The Cardinals hit nine three-pointers, including five by top Cardinal scorer Jim Shevy — who tallied 17 points and three by Robert Sprague, who totaled 16 points overall. With this game, Lake George was 6-2 in the Adirondack League and 7-3 overall. Fort Ann is 5-3 in the league. Adding to the good vibes in the Lake George gym Jan. 15 was the Warriors’ Junior Varsity victory.

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Bolton Boys overcome obstacles in key victory Bolton 45, Schroon Lake 40 SCHROON LAKE — Bolton Coach Dave Montero was under a lot of stress Jan. 15 when he heard that his stellar, versatile Sophomore player Mitchell Jordan was sick at home with the flu and his team was facing a game against the athletic Schroon Lake squad on their cramped court. Mitchell represented some big shoes to fill, considering that two days earlier he scored 17 points and grabbed 19 rebounds against Keene. Montero decided to move Senior Matt Peterson down low and draft Junior Tyler Calzada from the bench. The game plan worked. Regardless of the challenges that forced a shift in their game play, Calzada and other Bolton players surpassed expectations, and the squad defeated Schroon Lake 45-40, Coach Dave Montero said Monday. “The kids are focused — they’re working hard, that’s all you can ask,” he said. “it was tough shooting in Schroon Lake’s ‘little box’ — there was no room to shoot from the side, but our players got the job done.” A strong hot-shooting start out of the gate established a winning margin for Bolton against Schroon Lake. Bolton’s 16-11 firstquarter lead provided Bolton with the momentum they needed for the victory. Both teams’ defenses were effective, reining in the goal tally. Schroon Lake’s flypaper 3-2 zone defense presented a challenge for the Eagles. But regardless of the tight defense, Senior Dom Pfau lived up to his reputation, successfully firing off a volley of shots, tallying 20

Bolton high-scorer Dom Pfau drives around Schroon Lake’s Wesley Beers during a game held Jan. 15. Photo by Nancy Frasier

points to lead Bolton to the win. Eagle Freshman teammate Bill Smith had a solid game, contributing 13 points. Junior Matt Smith, Calzada and Peterson added four each in the Eagles’ balanced game-play. For the neighboring Schroon Lake Wildcats,

Brennan Bush tallied 17 points and 14 rebounds to lead Schroon Lake. Jesse Shaughnessy added 13 points in the solid effort by the Wildcats, which included three three-pointers. Bolton scored four from afar — three by Pfau and one by Bill Smith.

Montero said he was proud of his team’s defense, which has kept their opponents scoring at a minimum recently. With this key win, Bolton’s record improved to 8-4. Schroon Lake won the Junior Varsity matchup.

Argyle 66, Warrensburg 58 WARRENSBURG — The Burghers proved their talent when they played with all cylinders firing Jan. 15 and gave leagueleading Argyle a highly competitive game. However, the Burghers had trouble containing Argyle standout Matt Stevens, who scored 28 points in leading Argyle to their 66-58 win. In a game that was always within reach for the Burghers, the Scots’ hot outside shooting made the critical difference — they hit seven three-pointers. Brendan Frye led the Burghers with 22 points, including one three-pointer, and Mike Perrone contributed 18 including two long-shots. John Joseph added eight, and Ryan Belden scored four. Nick Monroe, Mike Curtis and Hunter Werner added two each in the balanced effort. Argyle remained undefeated in league play.

Corinth 43, Lake George 42 CORINTH — A last-second layup by Corinth’s Fred Jaeger in double-overtime thrilled the Tomahawk’s home-court crowd but disappointed the Lake George Warriors who were defeated 43-42 Jan. 13 in an Adirondack League boys basketball matchup. This stunning finish wasn’t the only drama in the evening. Corinth’s Kevin Tucker kept Corinth in the game, sinking key baskets in the final seconds both in regulation play and the first overtime. Key to Corinth’s success was shutting down league scoring Junior standout Matt McGowan to a mere eight points. While the Tomahawks were focusing on McGowan, however, hotshooting Junior Alex Hladik led Lake George with 17 points. He was aided by classmates Jeff Maldonado with 10 points, and Matt Stover with 3. Junior J.D. Jenkins and Sophomore Aaron Chambers added two each. With the loss, Lake George moved to 5-2 in the league.

Under pressure from an Argyle opponent, Burgher Mike Perrone looks for a teammate who is positioned to take a pass. Photo by Kim Ladd/Lifescapes Photography

Burgher Forward Brendan Frye leaps to put the ball atop the rim during a game against league-leading Argyle Jan. 15. Photo by Kim Ladd/Lifescapes Photography


SATURDAY January 23, 2010

Cougars, Burghers tangle in showdown

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Varsity Wrestling

Burghers fend off War-Eagles’ challenge

Warrensburg 39, North Warren 36 CHESTERTOWN — Warrensburg and North Warren locked horns in a back-and-forth basketball battle Jan. 13, but the Burghers pulled away in the last quarter to secure a win. Senior Brendan Frye’s elusive offensive moves resulted in 14 points to lead the Burghers in the Adirondack League victory. Junior Ryan Belden contributed 10 and Joseph added eight for Warrensburg. The Burghers opened the game with a 10-0 lead, and the Cougars answered back with a vengeance, outscoring the Burghers nearly twofold to end out the half 18-20. The Cougar rally lasted through the third quarter, during which they outscored the Burghers 13-8, leading by five points for a while. But the Burghers fought back in the fourth quarter in their own 11-5 rally to capture the win, despite a late three-point attempt by Cougar Junior Bryan Beckler which would have tied the game had it bounced off the rim through the net. Beckler led the Cougars with 14 points, followed by Senior Jeff Bennett with 13, Junior Joe Aiken with five, and Sophomore Benn Frasier with four. Aiding in the Burgher victory were Junior Mike Curtis with six points, and Senior Mike Perrone with one. With the win, Warrensburg improved to 5-2 in the league, the same as stellar rival Lake George. North Warren Coach Jason Humiston said he was pleased by the new skills his team members are now demonstrating. “The players aren’t scared of playing ball any more — they’re out there doing a great job and having fun.”

Bolton 46, Keene 39 BOLTON LANDING — The Bolton Central Boys Varsity Basketball team continued its winning ways, utilizing savvy playmaking, versatile offense and stingy defense to defeat Keene 46-39 Jan. 13. In a total team effort, Senior Dom Pfau scored 18 points — including three three-pointers — and Sophomore Mitchell Jordan added 17 points and pulled down 19 rebounds. Junior Matt Smith tallied six points, and Senior Matt Peterson scored three. Bolton established a solid lead in the third quarter, and turned back a resurgence by Keene in the fourth to secure the win.

Girls Varsity Basketball

Cougars show character down the stretch North Warren 40, Salem 35 SALEM — The North Warren Girls Basketball team demonstrated their determination under pressure as they fought off a late-game comeback by Salem and secured a victory Jan. 15. Senior Katherine Andonucci demonstrated her inside power for the Cougars, scoring 16 points in the win which was decided in the final minute. The Cougars’ stonewall defense inside forced outside shooting by the Generals, prompting Salem standout Patricia Russo to score a trio of three-pointers in her way to 10 points. Assisting Andonucci was Senior Kelsey Hamblin with seven points, Sophomore Kiera Warner and Junior Lindsey Meade with six each, Senior Laura Fahey with three and Sophomore Guard Chantal Millington with two. With the win, North Warren improves to 7-4 overall, and 4-4 in the Adirondack League, crushing pre-season predictions by sports writers. Showing the promise of future years’ Varsity teams, the North Warren Junior Varsity continued its string of wins by beating Salem before their elder counterparts took to the floor.

Lake George 53, Fort Ann 37 FORT ANN — The Lake George Warriors sank a flurry of shots in the third quarter to secure a key Adirondack League win Jan. 15 by defeating Fort Ann 53-37. Trailing by one point at halftime, a supercharged Warrior squad responded by scoring 23 points in the third stanza, compared to the Cardinals’ 10. Junior Caroline Murphy took charge for Lake George, scoring a game-high 19 points during the contest, which was more competitive than the final tally suggests. Senior Sara Anderson contributed to the winning effort, recording six points and 11 rebounds. Junior Brittany Baker tallied nine points, Junior Kelly Flaherty 6, Sophomore Amanda Chambers five, Junior Erin Blunt four, and Junior Courtney Mastrodomenico and Sophomore Chelsea Sipowicz, two. Breanne Moore led Fort Ann with 16 points and nine rebounds. With the win, Lake George advances to 6-2 in the Adirondack League.

Burgher Heavyweight Tony Auricchio (right) along with teammate Beecher Baker pinned their War-Eagle opponents Jan. 13 to secure a victory for Warrensburg. Here, Auricchio is shown with an opponent during the Warrensburg Duals meet held two weeks ago. Photo by Kim Ladd/Lifescapes Photography

LAKE GEORGE — In the final matchups of a key Adirondack League showdown Jan. 13 between rivals, Burgher Junior Heavyweight Tony Auricchio and his lightweight teammate Freshman Beecher Baker pinned their opponents, securing a 42-34 victory for a veteran Warrensburg squad over the relatively new but very successful Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George team. Auricchio pinned at 285 pounds and Baker pinnedhis opponent at 103 as the Burghers added points atop a 30-28 lead. Sophomore Jon Vaisey at 112 and Senior Cole Tennant at 152 also tallied pins for Warrensburg, which boosted the Burgher season record to 1-2 in the Adirondack League, and 5-13 overall. The War-Eagles, 10-5 overall, got pins from seventh grader Ryan Matuszak at 96 pounds, Junior Zach Olson at 125 pounds, Sophomore Justin Cook at 135, and Junior Jason Yard at 215 as they stayed competitive with the tenacious Warrensburg team.

112 pounds - Jon Vaisey (W) pinned Dan Jardine, 1:30. 119 - Donovan Santisteban (W) dec. Joe Plante, 13-6. 125 - Zach Olson (HL/LG) pinned Masyn Morey, 5:22. 130 - Logan Winter (W) by forfeit. 135 - Justin Cook (HL/LG) pinned Jericho Converse, :52. 140 - Hunter Hamilton (HL/LG) dec. Charlie Giknis, 199. 145 - Cecil Hayes (HL/LG) dec. Zach Baer, 5-4. 152 - Cole Tennant (W) pinned Art Barber, 1:10. 160 - Tim Goutos (HL/LG) dec. Lucas Nelson, 7-1. 171 - Jeremy Barber (W) dec. Kyle Bachem, 9-6. 189 - Kendall Converse (W) by forfeit. 215 - Jason Yard (HL/LG) pinned Chris Turner, :16. 285 - Tony Auricchio (W) pinned Lee McCabe, :30. 96 - Ryan Matuszak (HL/LG) pinned Aiden Szabo, 3:04. 103 - Beecher Baker (W) pinned Casey Bills, 5:13.

Argyle 69, Warrensburg 33

North Warren 41, Warrensburg 40

ARGYLE — A balanced, furious scoring assault by Argyle buried Warrensburg in a 69-33 game Jan. 15. Four Argyle players recorded double figures in scoring, and eight lit up the scoreboard in the game held on the Scots’ home floor. Argyle standout Lexi McWhorter scored 17 points and had nine steals in their win. The Scots’ blistering offensive attack resulted in a 24-8 first quarter. Burgher standout eighth-grader Brittany DeCrescente scored 10 of her 12 game points in the second quarter, which was the team’s bright spot, as they outshot Argyle 13-9 in the period. However, the Scots regained their momentum, outscoring the Burghers 20-6 in the third stanza. Assisting DeCrescente were Senior Kaitlin May with six points, Sophomore Ashlie Morehouse and Junior Kate Kuklinski with four, and Senior Kate Taddeo with three and Sophomores Tessa Acuna and Isabella Szabo with two.

CHESTERTOWN — The North Warren Cougars fought back a fourth-quarter scoring surge by Warrensburg to secure a 41-40 Adirondack League win on Jan. 12. Sophomore Kiera Warner led the Cougars with 14 points. The Burghers were down by 10 points in the fourth quarter, but they fought back with a frenetic 10-point run to tie the game. However the Cougars answered the challenge by putting up a winning basket and then kept possession of the ball to end the game. Burgher Coach Scott Smith said it was frustrating for his team. “We couldn’t get a critical rebound, then North Warren came up with a big basket at the end,” he said. Cougar Coach P.J. Hogan praised the Burghers and said he was happy with his team’s strengths. “Warrensburg put on a great rally but our players responded,” he said Tuesday. “They make great plays when they have to — they haven’t yet gotten rattled at critical times.” Assisting in the balanced team effort for the Cougars were Seniors Kelsey Hamblin with nine and Katherine Andonucci with eight, Sophomore Cassie Maday with six, and Senior Laura Fahey and Junior Lindsey Meade with two each. Burgher Sophomore Point Guard Jaci O'Brien scored a game-high 20 points to lead the Burghers. Classmate Isabella Szabo assisted with 6, Eighth-grader Brittany DeCrescente contributed five, followed by Sophomore Ashlie Morehouse with four, Senior Kate Taddeo with three, Senior Kaitlin May with two. With the win, North Warren boosted their overall record to 6-4. O’Brien and DeCrescente both scored one three-pointer each in the game. North Warren’s Junior Varsity continued their winning campaign with a victory over their Burgher counterparts. Warrensburg’s last home game, featuring special presentations to the Senior Burgher players, is set for Friday evening.

Bolton 30, Keene 28 OT KEENE — Junior Eagle standout Dominique-Jean Servelli hit a shot on the fly with about a half-minute to go in overtime to give Bolton a 30-28 win Jan. 14 over Keene. With the victory, the Bolton Eagles Girls Varsity team advanced to 6-2 in the Mountain and Valley conference. In the game, Servelli recorded 10 points, while Senior teammate Danielle St. Amour tallied a game-high 14 points. Keene was trailing through much of the contest, but launched a 13-5 fourth-quarter rally to push the game into overtime. For Bolton, Juniors Alana Peterson and Charlotte Caldwell and Sophomore Roselynn Denne all chipped in with two points each.

Lake George 44, Corinth 25 LAKE GEORGE — With shrewd playmaking, the Lake George Girls Basketball team overcame a solid Corinth effort Jan. 12 and put forth a tenacious defense to secure a 4424 Adirondack League victory against Corinth. Lake George Senior Sara Anderson scored 18 points and brought down nine rebounds in the effort. Her teammate Junior Kelly Flaherty contributed 10 points and six blocked shots, Junior Caroline Murphy assisted with six points, classmate Brittany Baker chipped in with three points, and Juniors Jenna Bechard, Courtney Mastrodomenico and Jess Pagnotta followed with two each. Sophomore Amanda Chambers helped with a foul shot. Jordan Madison led the Tomahawks with 12 points and 16 rebounds. With the win, Lake George’s Adirondack League record improved to 5-2. Lake George won the Junior Varsity game.

Bolton 46, Minerva-Newcomb 31 OLMSTEDVILLE — Bolton Eagles put forth a solid scoring effort in the second and third quarters to defeat a tenacious Minerva-Newcomb team 46-31 on Jan. 12. Senior Danielle St. Amour scored 15 points and Junior Dominique Servelli contributed 11 in the hard-fought contest. Aiding in the Eagle effort were Junior Alana Peterson with 8 points, Senior Montana Reilly contributing six, Junior Charlotte Caldwell with four, and Sophomore Roselynn Denne scoring two. Deidra Palmatier led Minerva-Newcomb with 12 points, followed by Mountaineer guard Rebecca Bolan with 8.


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2010 CHEVROLET MALIBU LS

2010 BUICK LACROSSE CX

2009 CHEVROLET TAHOE HYBRID

EQUIPPED WITH: 4 Cyl., AT, AC, Tilt Stk#101024

EQUIPPED WITH: Remote Start, Power Seat, V6, Cruise, AT, AC, Stk#104001

EQUIPPED WITH: V8, Roof, DVD, Nav., Leather, Cruise Stk#097038

BUY FOR ......... 19,350 $ OR LEASE FOR .......... 269 $

Lease based on 48 mos., 12K per year, taxes down, residual $8,321.40

2009 CHEVROLET HHR PANEL EQUIPPED WITH: AT, Panel, 4 Cyl., LS Stk#097070

MSRP................................................................$20,840 CHRISTOPHER DISC.............................................$1,000 GM REBATE.........................................................$2,000 GM LOYALTY.......................................................$1,000 DELIVERED $16,840

MSRP................................................................$29,085 CHRISTOPHER DISC.............................................$1,090 GM LOYALTY.......................................................$1,000 DELIVERED $26,995

MSRP................................................................$56,500 CHRISTOPHER DISC..............................................$4,005 GM REBATE..........................................................$4,000 GM LOYALTY.......................................................$1,000 DELIVERED $47,495

2009 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 2500

2009 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT SEDAN

EQUIPPED WITH: Ext. Cab, Diesel, 4x4, LT Pkg., Trailer Pkg., AT Stk#097182

EQUIPPED WITH: LT Pkg., V4, AT, CC, AC, Stk#091089

MSRP................................................................$48,825 CHRISTOPHER DISC..............................................$2,530 GM REBATE..........................................................$3,000 GM LOYALTY........................................................$2,000 DELIVERED $41,295

MSRP.................................................................$25,365 CHRISTOPHER DISC..................................................$870 GM REBATE..........................................................$2,500 GM LOYALTY........................................................$1,000 DELIVERED.............................................$20,995

PRE-OWNED VEHICLES

STK# 1334, GY, 22K, AT

BUY FOR . . . .$12,777 OR.........$199/mo.

‘05 CHEVY COLORADO EXT

STK# 107013A, 4X4, AT

BUY FOR . . . .$17,595 OR.........$289/mo.

‘09 CHEVY IMPALA

STK# 1332, GY, AT, 32K

BUY FOR . . . .$14,995 OR.........$243/mo.

‘08 CHEVROLET UPLANDER

STK# 1325, GY, LOW MILES, CLEAN

BUY FOR . . . .$13,995 OR.........$225/mo.

‘08 CHEVY IMPALA

STK# 091037A, ONE OWNER, 53K

BUY FOR . . . .$10,995 OR.........$169/mo.

‘07 HONDA ACCORD EX

STK# 101006A, ONE OWNER, LEATHER, ROOF

BUY FOR . . . .$14,333 OR.........$229/mo.

‘08 HONDA CRV EX

STK# 1337, BL, AWD, 24K

BUY FOR . . . .$21,222 OR.........$359/mo.

‘07 CHEVY SILVERADO

$ STK# 097143A, ONE BUY FOR . . . . 20,222 $ OWNER, EXT., 4X4 OR......... 339/mo.

*Payments based on 72 months with $2,000.00 customer cash down.

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