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Thomas Hahn, a traditional sled-dog racer from Williamstown N.J. checks the harness on one of his lead dogs before racing Sunday in a series of sanctioned events sponsored by the New England Sled Dog Racing Club. Hahn’s wife and co-trainer, Catrina is on their sled, ready for a run. The race events were a first for the Lake George Winter Carnival, which concluded its 2010 events Sunday. Photo by John Lustyik
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Former WCS athlete experiences outpouring of support after serious crash By Thom Randall firstname.lastname@example.org WARRENSBURG — Mason Hamilton, a local high school football star from the 1990s, experienced a lot of vocal support from the sidelines during his gridiron days. But now, the support is even more appreciated, widespread and heartfelt, considering the outreach of
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Raymond and her students solicited donations through the website DonorsChoose.org where teachers submit proposals for items needed and people and businesses from virtually anywhere can make tax-deductible donations to fund projects that school districts are unable to bankroll. The Warrensburg first grade class received many generous donations from not only local citizens and businesses, but others located throughout the U.S. as well, Raymond said. At this point, Raymond now has a pending proposal for six Hewlett-Packard laptops to be used in a technology center in the classroom. Hewlett Packard Corp. has matched 50 percent of the total cost leaving $2,400 to be raised through donations. To review the proposal or to donate, visit www.donorsChoose.org/mrs.raymond.
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Maple farms readying for visitors Thurman Maple Days are set for March 13 and 14, and sugar bush owners in the region are getting ready to open their sugar houses for tours. Mark and Cheryl Kenyon from Adirondack Gold Maple Farm said this week that she and her husband started to tap their trees a few days before the last storm. Mark goes out on snowshoes daily to check his lines that run from his trees to his processor. During Thurman’s Maple Weekend, Adirondack Gold Maple farm on Bear Pond Rd., Toad Hill Maple Farm on Old Charles Rd. and Valley Road Maple Farm on Valley Rd. will be open for tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days and the following two weekends as well. Valley Road Maple Farm will again have their famous Pancake breakfast both days from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Each of the maple producers will have maple syrup, maple candy, maple cream, maple peanuts and more for sale. Martin Lumber on South Johnsburg Road will also be demonstrating how they make table tops, counter tops and other products made from the lumber of Maple trees that are no longer producing sap. Cheryl Kenyon said that some Maple trees produce sap for 150 years or longer. Martin Lumber will also have handmade jewelry for sale. Each maple farm produces their syrup in a different way I'm told, stay tuned to Town Talk as I will tour the three producers and see first hand how each maple producer processes it's syrup and candies. Adirondack Gold Maple Farm will also be showing a soap-making video by Sally Feihl of Adirondack Soap & Suds. Considering all these demonstrations and activities, gather the family and go out and visit the maple producers and experience a longstanding local tradition. Maple farms across the state will be joining Thurman during the statewide Maple Weekends March 20-21, and March 27-28. For details, google Thurman Maple Weekend or see: NYSMaple.Com
Church dinner a fundraiser for parsonage The Warrensburg First United Methodist Church at 3890 Main St. has scheduled a roast beef dinner on Saturday March 20, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The cost of this meal is $9 per person, with children 5 and under eating for free. The meal will consist of Roast Beef with gravy, baked potatoes with sour cream, carrots, peas, homemade rolls with white or chocolate cake for dessert and beverages. The profits will be used to renovate the pastor ’s house. This is a great way to not only help a great cause but also have a great homemade meal without doing the cooking.
Special vote set for school bus leasing Remember to go the Warrensburg Elementary School gym on James St. from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. March 9 to vote on whether to lease three school buses. The special vote will be on a single proposition to lease three buses: one 66 passenger bus, one 48 passenger bus and one 36 passenger bus at an expected cost of $48,000. With this special vote, the board of education seeks to drastically reduce spiraling repair costs and to update the district’s fleet and reduce up-front bus purchase expenses to the district taxpayers. For safety considerations and to meet state regulations, timely replacement of aging school buses is necessary. For the 2010-1011 school year, three buses need to be replaced.Each of the three buses to be retired have logged over 100,000 miles and maintenance costs are escalating.
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Board to tackle Stewart’s proposal March 16 On Thursday March 16, the Warrensburg Town Board will hold a public hearing regarding a proposed zone change from Office/Multi-Family to Retail/Commercial at the northeast corner of the intersection of Stewart Farrar Ave. and Elm St. The zoning change is to accommodate a proposed new Stewart's Shop convenience store. The board is empowered to make a decision on March 16 after the public hearing. Prior to this hearing, however the Town Planning Board will be meeting at 7 p.m. March 3 to formulate their recommendation they’ll be passing onto the Town Board. The board is empowered to make their decision on March 16 after hearing the public comment. Many of you have doubtlessly read many opinions expressed in the last several months by local residents in the Adirondack Journal and elsewhere. All have made their feelings known. I hope townspeople turn out in droves to help the town government make this decision, so it reflects the will of the public.
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Fundraiser for crash victim near The fundraiser for Richard Stewart who was in the snowmobile crash with Ben Round will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday March 13 at the Green Mansions Golf Course. This benefit event is open to all, Food, music and a Chinese auction will all be available. The medical bills are piling up, as the family does not have medical insurance. Donations are welcome at the door. To donate raffle items or for details, contact Heather at 361-6006.
Town revitalization — what’s your opinion? I have driven through Chestertown and seen its many vacant storefronts, and I have read about the recent effort to plan revitalization of their downtown. But recently, while driving home through Warrensburg, I counted seven vacant storefronts on Main Street alone, and I hear that number will soon be eight. While talking to a local entrepreneur recently, we both remarked on how Warrensburg needs more businesses offering vital goods and services. A few we thought would make our town more attractive to new home owners are: a bakery, an apparel store, bookstore, upscale clothing boutiques, a delicatessen, a music store, pet shop, and on and on. Do you have any ideas how we as a town can attract new businesses to Warrensburg? I would welcome your comments and suggestions, I will keep your name anonymous if you wish. This is a hard time in our economy and now is the time to express your ideas. Remember it takes a community to build or rebuild a town. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call me at 623-9744 and I will give you an address if you wish to mail me suggestions or I will write down your dictated response via phone conversation.
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Would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude for the kindness and sympathy shown to us at this most difficult time. The outpouring of support from the community, through acts of kindness, condolences and food donations were appreciated greatly. Although our hearts ache for Ben we have found great comfort by the strong showing of friendship and compassion extended to our family. A special thank you to Sister Linda Hogan, Parish Life Director, St. Cecilia’s Roman Catholic Church, Alexander Funeral Home, Grace’s Restaurant, George Henry’s for the thoughtfulness and detail put into honoring and celebrating Ben’s life. Dale, Mark, Adam & Daniel Round 47683
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ASSESSORS INSTALLED — The Warren County Assessors Association recently elected its officers for 2010-2011, and taking the oath of office were area assessors (left to right) Lauren Stack, Greg Klingler, Teri Ross, with New York State Assessors Association President Peggy Jenkins (right) conducting the ceremony. Teri Ross of Queensbury was sworn in as President of the Warren County group, Greg Klingler-of Warrensburg as Vice President, Susan Baker of Thurman and Secretary, and Lauren Stack of Glens Falls as Treasurer. In her premier speech to the group, Ross said she hoped to develop better community relations through the use of the Internet and the local press. With taxes on the increase and the economy down, she said, property assessments are often misunderstood.
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Carnival concludes with high spirits despite ice, wet snow By Thom Randall email@example.com LAKE GEORGE — Warm weather created some problems for the fourth weekend of Lake George Winter Carnival, but as the month-long fest concluded Sunday, organizers said it was a highly successful year anyway. The car ice racing series was cancelled because of slush on the surface of Lake George that couldn’t effectively be removed, plus thawing of ice on the perimeter of the race course raised safety concerns, according to Kathi Kokalas of the Carnival Committee. “What can you do — we all have to contend with Mother nature,” she said. “We made the best of it and did what we could.” Sled dog races set for the weekend were cancelled on Saturday due to the mushy snow conditions that might injure the dogs’ feet, but weather improved and volunteers helped out so the races could be held Sunday, she said. The events were held by the New England Sled Dog Racing Club. Thomas Hahn, a sled dog club member from Williamstown, N.J. said he was impressed by how dozens of people helped spread fresh snow out over the impassable portions of the trail and helped however they could to keep the races on schedule. Hahn owns 34 Siberian Huskies, the traditional long-distance sled-dog breed. Hahn said the volunteers included Chamber of Commerce members, Village and Town employees, and Carnival committee members. “It was a real joint effort, and it was so
nice to see everybody enjoy the winter activities,” he said. “It worked out really good, and it was amazing to see the number of spectators interested in the sport.” Reportedly the sled dog group is coming back to Lake George next year because of the friendly reception the racers experienced. Kathi Kokalas said she was impressed by the number of Polar Plunge participants, with a lot of new participants at Shepard Park beach, willing to dash into the frigid water to the delight of the crowd. Several of the Plungers wore costumes, including Shelly Whiteman of Hague, who was garbed as an alligator. The winner of the grand raffle was Justin Warren of Bolton Landing, who won a 2010 Polaris 550 snowmobile. Also popular were the children’s activities — hosted at King Neptune’s lounge — which included a visit by the Sesame Street character Elmo, she said. The annual chili cook-off attracted a substantial crowd, Kokalas said. The winner of the contest was the Log Jam, with their black bean chili. Runner-up was The Village Blacksmith at Fort William Henry; and third was a tie between Mario’s Restaurant and Holiday Inn-Turf. Kokalas said her group had already begun to plan for next year ’s Carnival — the 50th anniversary of the fest. “Overall, we had a very successful year — the crowds seem to get bigger every year,” she said, noting that during 2009 and 2010, traditional activities were revived, and new participatory events were launched. “We’re starting now to make our 50th anniversary an exceptionally good year,” she added.
Polar Plungers dash out of the waters of Lake George Sunday onto Shepard Park Beach during the concluding events of this year’s Winter Carnival events. Organizers said this year’s activities many of them new or newly revived, drew large crowds.
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Volunteers sought for Maple Sugar dinner The famous Jack Wax party, a tradition here in the hills for decades, is coming soon to the Thurman Town Hall — and the event organizers are seeking local people who would like to help out and make it the success it has traditionally been. Those who’ve attended through the years can attest to the fact that the food and socializing in recent years has been better than ever! The Jackwax Party is to be held March 13 beginning at 4 p.m. with dozens of homemade dishes prepared by townspeople spread out for all to enjoy. There will be mountain-style entertainment by local musicians and an all-you-can-eat buffet with sugar-on-snow for dessert. This annual event is put on to benefit the American Cancer Society. Prices are $10 for adults, $5 for kids 6 to 11, 5, and under are free. Helpers and volunteers are needed to assist at the Jack Wax Party and all residents are being ask to donate covered dishes or other food items. They can be left on Saturday anytime after 8 a.m. Call Helen or Amanda at 623-2909 and let them know that you can help.
Activities and events in the hills The YMCA in Glens Falls will be holding a family fun night Friday March 12 with special guests from Radio Disney who will be showing a movie and offering some games. This free family night is from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and all families are invited to attend. The Sugar Loaf Mountain Seniors Club has canceled the meeting on March 20 at noon at the town hall. They instead will meet on March 24 for an outing in Queensbury. Details will be publicized in this column next week.
Thurman’s Maple Weekends Many sugarhouses will be open to the public Saturday March 13 and Sunday March 14. Tours will be given and demonstrations of how maple syrup gets from the tree to your table. Maps are available, and a pancake breakfast will be served 9 a.m. at the Valley Rd sugar house. For information, call 623-9718. There will also be maple weekends on March 20 and 21 and March 27 and 28.
The school vote on leasing new school buses will be held Tuesday March 9 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Warrensburg Elementary School gym. This a vote on whether to lease three buses at a cost of $48,200 for five years. School officials say this initiative may save money on major repairs, plus allow the school district to have a newer, safer fleet. The regular school budget vote will be coming up in May. The school is also looking for donations towards improving the playground. Checks for this purpose can be mailed in to the school, or dropped off at the school office.
Over the backyard fence Next week it will be time to start tomato and pepper seeds in the house to get ready for spring planting. This week you’ll need to get dirt, containers, and the seeds, and clear off a window sill that gets lots of sun. The Thurman Baptist Church on South Johnsburg Rd. will be holding an appreciation lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday March 6 to show gratitude for all that Myrtle and Elmer Buyce have done for the Church. Everyone is welcome to attend. For details, call 623-3843.
Meetings and events here in the hills The Thurman cemetery committee will be meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday March 10 at the Garnet Lake Rd. home of Evie Russell. For information call 623-2505. There is room for a few new members on the board. All preschoolers and their moms or guardians are invited to stop by the next meeting at the youth building in Athol on Friday March 12, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The subject for some fun projects will be St Patrick’s Day. Everyone welcome from any town. For information call 6235024. The quilting group meets at the town hall at 6:30 p.m. Monday March 8. To find out what you would need to start your own coverlet, call 623-2633. The Southern Adirondack Four-Wheeler Club meets at 7 p.m. Friday March 12 at the town hall. Meetings are open to the public. For information, call 623-2007. The free bus service for all residents age 60 and over will run Friday March 12 to take folks shopping or to appointments. Call Laura at 623-9281 and let her know if you plan on going. Vendors are being sought for the annual summer farmers market which will run from June until mid-October on Wednesdays, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. For information call 6239718. Job hunting? The U.S. Census will have some openings soon. Call Donna Wormwood at 623-9654 and get in on helping out with the 2010 census. Court in Thurman is held on the first and third Tuesday
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Thurmanites to celebrate birthdays Birthdays being celebrated this week are: Todd Chase on March 6, Charlotte Haskell on March 7; Cindy Hyde, Lucille Cameron, and Alma Weis on March 8; Linda Griswold, Alta Pratt, Jennifer Ligon, Ava Mae Lohrey on March 9; Hans Wenker and Alexandria Werner on March 10; Calvin Varnum, Paul Siletti, and Pauline Germain on March 11.
Isaacs and Morehouse welcome new child Gabrielle Isaacs and Alex Morehouse of North Creek are proud to announce the birth of a son born Thursday Jan. 28 at Glens Falls Hospital. At birth, he weighed 6 pounds, 14.5 ounces and was 20 inches long. The child has been named Evan Matthew. Proud grandparents are Sue Isaacs of Warrensburg, Jodi Blake of Warrensburg, and Steve Palmer of Glens Falls. Great grandparents are Larry and June Germain of Thurman.
Over the barnyard fence Are the robins back already? A local lady was shocked to see a flock of birds in Glens Falls that as she drove closer turned out to be robins on a particularly snow covered lawn. This was on Feb. 18 way way too early for birds to fly back from the south. However, our editor tells me he has had several flocks of hundreds of robins land in his yard over the past several weeks on their way north. These aren’t the only sign of spring we’ve experienced. There’s a neighbor up here who is trying to rush the season and he was out tapping maple trees on Feb. 19 and guess what? The sap was running — perhaps due to the near-40 degree days.
Thurmanites: Democrats, lay off Paterson We’re read the gossip, or comments on Tiger Woods and Gov. Paterson recently, so when do we get the lowdown on Andrew Cuomo or others running for offices? Can’t we have some clean politics, b3cause after all, how many of us haven’t got “bones” in our closets? A fair number of people up in Thurman think Paterson — who was the first Democrat ever in Albany to try to stop the unrestrained spending — was shafted politically by his fellow party members. Paterson was the first Democrat in Albany to warn about how extreme cutbacks in government were necessary, due to the collapse of Wall St. and the resulting plummeting state tax revenues. Maybe he got shafted because he was a fiscal conservative!
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Bolton students to present musical ‘The Wiz’ BOLTON LANDING — No less than 320 students will be headed down the “yellow brick road” as they present the upcoming musical production “The Wiz” at Bolton Central School. The high school's Drama Club will present The Wiz at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday March 19 and 20, in the Bolton Central School gymnasium. Tickets are $5 each and can be reserved in advance by calling the school at 644-2400 beginning March 5. Unreserved tickets will be available at the door the night of each performance. A preview family night featuring highlights from the show will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday March 18. Intended for younger children, this performance will be shorter in length with no intermission. Admission is free. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The entire cast includes more than 30 BCS students in grades 9-12 and a student band will provide much of the live music. The cast features: Tyler Calzada as The Wiz, Annelise Jensen as Dorothy, Mark Dawson as the Scarecrow, Matt Peterson, the Tinman, and Evan Malone as the Lion. The Good Witches of the North will be played by Erin Rafferty and her counterpart from the South is portrayed by Courtney Kincaid. Laura Jensen will play the Wicked Witch of the West.
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Bolton Central Social Studies teacher Paul Weick assists student Tyler Calzada get into costume as The Wiz for a rehearsal of the upcoming high school musical of the same name. Weick is director of the show, to be presented March 19 and 20. Directing the school musical again this year is secondary Social Studies teacher Paul Weick. Weick said he chose this show because of the memorable music in it, such as the popular "Ease on Down the
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Bolton senior citizens collecting goods for soldiers overseas BOLTON LANDING — Area citizens are encouraged to donate a variety of goods and non-perishable foods to be sent to National Guard soldiers stationed overseas. A collection receptacle for these donations has been placed in the entrance of Bolton Town hall by the Bolton Senior Citizens group, which is coordinating the local donation effort. Bolton’s donations will be added to the donations from other Warren County senior groups before being packaged for delivery. Pat and Bob Pratt are the Town of Bolton’s representatives to the Warren County Office of the Aging, and the Pratts and other representatives to the county agency will be bringing the donated supplies to its monthly meeting.
Guidelines for suggested donations are: personal hygiene products; flea collars and powder; small size cans — with pop-top lids — of food like tuna, beans and franks, pasta products and chili; plastic utensils and plates; greeting cards; paper and pens; paperback books; puzzle books, Frisbees and balls; flip-flop sandals; small flashlights and batteries; dried fruits and nuts; hard candy; instant drinks; energy and breakfast bars; and boxes of soup. A more complete list is taped to the underside of the donation receptacle lid in the town hall. No glass containers, chocolate or pork products will be accepted. The Pratts express thanks in advance for donations to the soldiers.
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Bolton rallies to help Haitians with dinner, film, music BOLTON LANDING — A lineup of events are being held on St. Patrick’s Day throughout Bolton to raise money to provide relief for the victims of the recent earthquake in Haiti. The fundraiser “To Haiti With Love,” will take place Wednesday March 17 in Bolton Landing as a collaboration of the Emmanuel United Methodist Church with various community restaurants, Bolton Central School, the Bolton Free Library and local organizations. A corned beef and cabbage dinner prepared and donated by Lakeside Lodge and Grill in Bolton Landing will be served from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Methodist church, 19 Stewart Ave. Baked ziti, dessert, and beverages are also on the menu. Take-outs will be available. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children, or $25 maximum per family. Then from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., live music will be offered onstage at the Bolton Central School gym. Bands performing
include Ace’s High and Singer-Guitarist Tim Moriarty. From 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the Bolton Free Library is hosting a Dessert & Movie event that will feature the documentary film “The Road to Fondwa” which portrays the poverty-stricken lifestyle in rural Haiti. The film includes a dessert buffet. And for those seeking liquid refreshment and socializing, various taverns and restaurants will be hosting Happy Hours to Help Haiti from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. All funds raised will be channeled to Haiti Relief through the United Methodist Committee On Relief (UMCOR). Medical care, water supplies, food, and housing continue to be urgent needs as the island country faces the coming rainy season, organizers of “To Haiti with Love” said this week. Citizens throughout the region are welcome to attend and enjoy the evening while helping others, they said.
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he Bolton Health Committee members expressed their thanks this week to all those who responded to the group’s fundraising campaign. These donations assist the committee in helping folks in the Bolton community who need a helping hand. The Committee was able to make sure that in 2009 a hearty Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner was had by all. The Committee thanks the Grand Union employees for their help with the purchases that were made. Big thanks also go out to the employees of the Sagamore Resort, Stewart’s Shop, Bolton Central Class of 2013, the Bolton Fire Department, the Bolton Book Club, the Indian Tepee store, Lake George Kayak Co., and Bolton Senior Citizens. Thanks also go to Wal-Mart, Toys for Tots and Operation Santa Claus for their support year after year. Special accolades to Coldwell Banker for their donations and all the toys that helped make a brighter Christmas for Bolton’s youth. Thank you all. The organizers of the fundraiser wish you a peaceful, happy and healthy 2010.
Madeline Ross’ centennial celebration set Madeline “Maddie” Ross turns 100 years old this week, and her family invites Maddie’s friends to a Birthday Open House on Saturday, March 6 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Ross's Corner, New Vermont Rd. They’ve expressed a warm welcome to join the Maddie’s centennial celebration.
Condolences to the Baer family On Feb. 21, local resident George Baer passed away. George and his wife Mary ran the Mayfair Resort Motel for
On March 10 at 7 p.m. the Bolton Free Library will host Ed Sheridan with a slide show depicting his recent expedition to Morocco titled "Trekking in the High Atlas mountains of Morocco." Sheridan is a renowned adventurer, takes gorgeous photos, and is a wonderful narrator. Knitting 101 with Pat Levy-Weber continues on Thursday, March 11 at 7 p.m. in the Bolton Free Library. Participants must bring their own needles, preferably larger ones, and plain light colored yarn. Anyone having problems with a knitting project is welcome to bring that project with them and Pat will try to assist them. The Library Book Club will meet Monday, March 8 to discuss the book Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. This month's meeting will be at Linda Diehl-Perry's house at 121 Federal Hill Rd. The book for April will be Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay. The Sembrich Winter Film Series will conclude at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 9 with the award-winning film Mother of Mine. During World War II, more than 70,000 Finnish children were evacuated to Sweden to avoid the conflict. The film tackles that painful patch of history through the tale of 9-year-old Eero, a child who increasingly feels abandoned by his biological Finnish mother and has not yet attached to his Swedish surrogate mom. On March 17, the Library is taking part in the townwide Haiti benefit, "To Haiti with Love." The library will be showing the Haitian documentary The Road to Fondwa, and then serving a dessert buffet afterwards. The library Board of Trustees will have their monthly meeting Wednesday, March 24 at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.
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•100 Years Ago – March, 1910• Hard winter, but better days coming
arch came in like a lamb. Six inches of snow fell on Feb. 23, 1910. It was light soft snow that fell which was followed by what the schoolboy characterized as “air in a hurry” and as it blew it picked up the fuzzy particles and whirled them into space. After frolicking about, tossed hither and yon, these flakes settled on cleared sidewalks or in the country on the roads which were broken open to traffic with such difficulty only a short time before. The ice jams that formed at North River have moved downstream. The amount of ice blockage that is left is still backing up a large amount of water, inundating the road in places between North River and North Creek. Many people from out of town drove to North River on Sunday to look at the great jam of ice and snow. Mrs. Arthur Cleveland, who has been staying with her mother Mrs. John Dunlap since the breaking up of the ice, has finally been able to return home now that the danger is past. The ice in the Schroon River is intact but honeycombed and is liable to go out at any time. The Warrensburgh Woolen Mill (now 18 Milton Ave. lot) is the only industry suffering because of present conditions. The ice has backed the water up into the mill’s tailrace and stopped the wheel and operations are suspended in consequence. Now that blessed March has arrived, the most reliable harbinger of spring is with us and we can now afford a little “sugar snow,” as the backbone of winter has been broken.
Signs that spring have finally arrived Spring is here, even if she is at times a little bit chilly. Log hauling was brought to a standstill by the thaw. In some places the water is three feet deep in the roads. Buds on pussywillows have even been found by genial Tom O’Connor of the Adirondack Hotel (now the location of Rite Aid). Long sprouts are starting to venture forth from the potatoes stored in his cellar. Many animals are suffering from cases of the epizootic. Our sleighing is about over and the farmers are preparing for sugar making. George Jenks of Chestertown tapped 75 trees on March 5, 1910 on Landon Hill. It is indeed rather early in the year but by the next day, some of his buckets were nearly full. The snow has settled rapidly under the warm sunshine of the past few spring-like days. A robin was seen March 4 at The Glen and one was also seen by Mrs. A.W. Baker in North Thurman.
Controversy brews over pond’s name Now that the battle is raging over whether the name of historic Sandy Hill should be changed to Hudson Falls, nothing could be more absurd than the local attempt to change the name of Bond’s Pond, Warrensburgh’s historic
little body of water, to Echo Lake. The latter appellation was supposed to be more euphonious than the former which was named for William Bond, the earliest settler of the town who moved here in 1786 on a tract of land near the pond. The name of Bond’s Pond should be preserved and respected accordingly. (Note…now that we have put up with the silly “new name” for 100 years, let’s get together and convince the Town Board to change the name back to how it rightfully belongs!)
State to acquire forest land Several local Warren County men in the charge of Dr. Henry W. Coffin of Glens Falls, an expert forester, have gone to the Fulton Chain region to measure timberland which is to be taken by the state for a forest preserve. The members of the party are Dr. Griffin, Frank Mullen, Thomas Minahan, L.D. Bull and Jerome Hubbell. The work will occupy about a year and during that time the men, who act in the nature of appraisers in condemnation proceedings, will take measurements over a tract of 11,000 acres owned by the St. Regis Pulp and Paper Co.
Civil War soldier dies Willard Locke, 66, over 40 years a resident and highly respected citizen of Indian Lake, died March 3, 1910 at the family home after a period of several months of suffering with cancer of the throat. He was the son of Willard Sr., and Maria Goodspeed Locke and was born at Johnsburgh on Dec. 2, 1844. He went with his parents to Indian Lake in 1855. He was later married to Miss Eliza Morrill of Lake Pleasant who survives him. They had two daughters, Nancy Ward and Edith King and three sons, Nathaniel, Robert and Ralph Locke, all of Indian Lake. Two sisters, Mary McCane and Ellen McCormick and three brothers, Joseph, Hosea and Marvin Locke survive him. The deceased served one year in the Civil War as he enlisted in 1864 in the 175th regiment, Co. D., N.Y. Vols. Thirty Masonic craftsmen marched from the church behind the casket to the cemetery in Indian Lake.
Aristocrat gone astray A beautiful Angora kitten, a blue-blooded aristocrat of the feline tribe, owned by Miss Maude Cunningham, a gift from her brother, Fred Cunningham, strayed away from the prestigious family home on Main S. and was last seen on Elm St., Warrensburgh. It is white with a black spot between its ears and the lady is very attached to her furry little pet who likes to wander. She is offering a reward of $3 for its return. (Note…Maude Cunningham was the last member of her family to live in the historic home on the corner of Main and Stewart Farrar streets that was torn down in the year 2000, angering many townspeople who were upset to see the beautiful well-preserved 1850 mansion destroyed.
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Now, there’s a plan for a gas station and convenience store to take its place, which has again upset many. Maude Cunningham, 34 years old in 1910, raised the reward to $5 after two weeks of no response.)
New grocer in town Former Mechanicville resident J.P. Rigner, who recently purchased Charles E. Lavery’s general store at the foot of Osborne Hill, is now in charge of the business and is rapidly becoming acquainted with Mr. Lavery’s former customers. He is a gregarious man and a good mixer who will surely run a bustling business. Harry Streeter has been employed as delivery clerk and John Streeter is assisting in the store. (Note…The hill that ran from the fire department down to the Osborne Bridge was called Osborne Hill, Paddy Hill, Bakery Hill and Lavery Hill by some. The store was on the corner, directly across the street from Sturdivan’s Bakery, now Riverside Gallery, and was built around 1880 by Halsey Herrick.)
News roundabout The store of John McPhillips at The Glen was broken into Sunday night, March 13, 1910 and a large amount of dry goods together with about $10 in currency was taken. A nice deer fearlessly walked into the Henry Gilpatrick’s dooryard in Adirondack and than walked up the road as unconcerned as could be. In South Horicon, a little daughter, Rosamund Jessica Blow arrived March 6, 1910 at the home of the Harmon Blow family. Judson Russell cut his foot quite badly while cutting stove wood in the woods and Dr. Frazier dressed the wound. Carl Wheeler of West Bolton bought a span of horses of Mr. Moffitt of Pucker Street recently. Ludwick Wilsey is still drawing wood to Warrensburgh. Winifred Brewster, six months, the infant daughter of Edward Brewster of Warrensburgh, died of acute broncopneumonia. William Hayes has traded his residence property on Ridge St., Warrensburgh with Jesse Eldridge of Thurman for the William Welch farm there. In Warrensburgh, Lincoln Tucker has bought the residence property on South St., owned by the heirs of Fanny Bowen and has moved into the house. (Note… E. Lincoln Tucker was the husband of Warrensburg school teacher, Helen A. Bowen Tucker who was 100 years old in 1971 when she died.) In Chestertown, Fred Tripp is home after he has been driving team at Long Lake West on a lumber job all winter. Miss Mazella Aldrich is confined to her home with chicken pox. Miss Ella Hayes of Bolton is teaching at the Darrowsville School. Readers are welcome to contact Adirondack Journal correspondent Jean Hadden at email@example.com or 623-2210.
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LAKE GEORGE — The Kobel Krusade will be held Sunday March 14 from noon to 5 p.m. at Roaring Brook Ranch to help support the Kobel family’s fight against pancreatic cancer. This all-ages event includes games, a silent auction, raffles, live entertainment, dancing, and a large buffet dinner, organizers said. “Cancer has touched all of us in many ways,” one of the representatives said. “ The Kobel Krusade was created to ease the pain through community caring.” Anyone who can donate food, silent auction items, or volunteer time is urged to contact Sam Corhouse at 796-4916, Deby Jordan at DebJordan30@yahoo.com, Judd Gershen of Judd’s Tavern at 668-2554, or Brett Lange of Christie’s at 361-2369, or Jeff Garry of Roaring Brook Ranch at 668-5767.
Job Discovery features advice, information QUEENSBURY — The public is invited to explore work and career opportunities at the upcoming 22nd annual Job Discovery event, set for Thursday March 18 in the Adirondack Community College gym. The event, this year from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., features representatives of more than 60 employers, offering information and advice on careers in their respective organizations. One of the event organizers, Mike Irish of Warrensburg, said that Job Discovery now offers more than ever for job seekers, considering the recent upheaval in the economy. “This is a vital event because so many people are out of work and looking to make career changes,” he said. In the past, more than 2,000 people have attended the event, and participating employers that have presented at other job fairs have stated that this is the premier event of its kind — and that they use the contacts they’ve made at the fair for future hiring considerations. This year, Job Discovery features workshops designed to assist those looking for work, and resume advice from employers. The workshops are “Re-evaluate your Job Search – Making the Transition” from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. and “Job Search Basics” from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. The Job Fair is free and open to all. Featured opportunities presented by employers traditionally include full- and parttime jobs; year- round work as well as seasonal positions, Irish said.
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Bands ’N Beans: more chili, more music at this year’s huge party By Thom Randall email@example.com LAKE GEORGE — The party that annually surpasses all others in the North Country may have eclipsed itself this year, said event organizer John Strong of the sponsoring Lake George Arts Project. The 19th annual Bands N’ Beans fest, set for Sunday March 7 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., may have more live entertainment and and likely a record number of restaurants participating in its signature chili contest, Strong said. “We have more music and more food — perhaps the most ever,” he said of the annual event, held at Roaring Brook Ranch off Rte. 9N. “We have some of the best chefs in the area participating, and they love to outdo each other with their recipes.” Top this off with a forecast of sunny, warm weather, and the landmark event may be jammed with people welcoming in spring, he said. The Lake George Arts Project’s festival of chili and homegrown music — a fundraiser for the organization — features hundreds of people jamming the
dance floor, gyrating to homegrown music while others are savoring chili concoctions prepared by dozens of restaurants and individuals. Restaurants take the chili competition very seriously, vying for bragging rights that will gain them renown. Annually, the music is as varied as the ingredients in the chili. While partyers have enjoyed chili spiked with venison, elk and ostrich — to name a few of the creative varieties — the music has been equally as diverse. The event will have acts performing on two stages simultaneously through the afternoon, with the more intimate venue hosting the acoustic offerings. This year ’s lineup encompasses folk, country, folk-rock, roots music, dance bands and straightforward rock-and roll. Featured performers include Chris Ballini, Phil Camp, Rich Ortiz, Tequila Mockingbirds, Folding Sky, Jim Gaudet and the Railroad Boys, Stony Creek Band, Alan Payette Band, Big Medicine and Chain Lightning. Whew. Headlining an extensive silent auction will be a Fender Strat electric gui-
tar donated by Ray Supply of Glens Falls. The silent auction includes a variety of items from local businesses, including dinners, clothes and accommodations. Annually raising almost $18,000 for the Arts Project, the event is the non-profit group’s largest fundraiser. Admission is $20, and tickets are available at the door. Each of the 1,000 or so expected attendees is able to vote for their favorite chili in both the restaurant and individual categories. For details, contact the Arts Project at 668-2616 or visit www.lakegeorgearts.org Strong said Tuesday he wasn’t quite sure how Bands N’ Beans became the premier party in the North Country. “With all this music, musicians and creative chili, it just has such a great vibe to it,” he said. “Also, the days are getting longer, and people are ready to break out.” Strong added that the event has continued to grow in size and reputation, attracting more people from greater distances. “The bar goes higher each year,” he said.
Spreading, serious epidemic is subject of film GLENS FALLS — An acute, progressive, debilitating affliction is spreading in the public undiagnosed, according to the documentary film Under Our Skin, which will be showing at 2:30 p.m. March 6 in Crandall Library. “This film sheds light on an epidemic that is in our homes, schools and community,” said film sponsor Christina Fisk, whose child is enduring the illness — Lyme Disease. The award-winning documentary, sponsored by the Adirondack Lyme Disease Foundation, presents a disturbing expose about how our medical system is failing to address one of the most serious epidemics of our time, Fisk said. People with chronic Lyme Disease are often mis-diagnosed as having chronic fatigue syndrome, lupus, fibromyalgia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), multiple sclerosis, arthritis, or sometimes they receive no diagnosis, she said. The March 6 showing is offered at no charge. Members of the Lyme Disease Foundation will be available to answer questions after the film. Details are available online at www.adirondacklymediseasefoundation.com.
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Chairman, Commissioner Cecil Wray, had overstepped its legal bounds when it attempted to impose jurisdiction over the building rights of town of Essex farmer and former Wall Street executive Sandy Lewis. The agency is currently championing three legislative bills that would amend the APA act. Two of the bills – a community housing bill and a planning fund bill – have garnered support from local governments and officials. “As an administrative agency, the APA has an established role in the revisions and definitions of its rules and regulations,” Stiles said. A third bill meant to streamline the agency application review process has come under greater scrutiny, especially a provision that would remove the agency’s requirement for a public hearing during an application review. The three bills have gained Democratic support in the state Senate and have been sponsored by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Carl Kruger. No members of the Assembly have agreed to sponsor the legislation. Stiles said the agency remains dedicated to its core mission of preserving the beauty and environment of the Adirondacks, while also safeguarding the region’s economy and the needs of its people. “Our staff and Board remain committed to the legislative intent of the Agency’s mission and to the work that must be accomplished for the future of the Park economy and environment,” Stiles said. “Together we share in an important responsibility to the people of the Adirondack Park’s communities, seasonal residents, visitors and environment, as well as to the legacy of what the Adirondack Park will be now and in the future.”
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Hamilton From page 1 outreach, Isaacson said Tuesday. Morgan was getting a lot of inquiries via Facebook about his brother’s condition, but because the way the social networking site is designed, it made sense and allowed more efficient access to launch a separate page devoted just to Mason and his recovery, Isaacson said. A day after the crash, Isaacson had the Facebook site up and running, and he and Morgan fine-tuned it, eventually turning it over to Mason to administrate as he got better. Friends with Mason since they were 5 years old, Nick said he wanted to create a convenient way all Mason’s many friends could stay in touch without clogging the hospital or Sunnyview’s visiting rooms. “You couldn’t ask for a better friend or man than Mason — he’d do anything for anybody,” Isaacson said Tuesday. “I wanted to set up a way people could show their support and love
so he could pull through.” He said the “We Support Mason Hamilton” Facebook page provided a way that hundreds could show support without putting an unintended burden on Mason and his recovery. “This is a way all of us could show mass support without everybody clamoring down there,” he said. “This is a guy we all love and care for, and hopefully the response — it’s heartwarming — will help him get better.” Shelly Hamilton said the response from the community through Facebook has surpassed all expectations. “I knew he had a lot of friends, but this is overwhelming,” she said. “Facebook was such a great idea — it’s like a giant electronic kiosk — the page took on a life of its own.” Mason’s friends are helping in other ways, too, Shelly Hamilton said. As Mason is employed in contracting, many of his friends are too — and now they’re helping out by retrofitting Mason’s home to make it barrier-free and accommodate a wheelchair, she said. “It’s absolutely amazing what they’re doing
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for Mason,” she said. Others are supporting him in other ways — by raising money for his medical and recovery expenses by selling Mason-branded T-shirts or other items. Contractor and friend Craig House is selling T-shirts bearing Mason’s signature and racing number and emblazoned with the slogan “Strength — True Greatness Comes When You are Tested.” Kate Yarmowich Belden said Monday night she and others are planning a gala benefit event, tentatively set for later this year at Echo Lake Lodge, to help out Mason. Shelly said Mason was paralyzed from the hips down, but due to substantial abrasion of his spinal cord from the impact of hitting the ice when thrown from the snowmobile. She said doctors don’t know whether or when he’ll regain feeling and control in his legs again, but all are hopeful. She said the crash was a “freak accident” at a relatively low speed, noting that Mason is experienced in high-speed racing, and has en-
dured many crashes, including walking away from collisions at speeds up to 90 mph. Shelly said the caring support Mason is experiencing includes that from his employers, Donnelly Construction of Mechanicville. The firm is keeping Mason at work while he’s recovering in Sunnyview, by giving him construction estimating and bidding work on the computer. “His bosses are extremely supportive,” she said. Folks who want to send cards to Mason may contact him at Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital, 1270 Belmont Ave. Schenectady, NY 12308. Belden said the outpouring of caring for Mason was heartwarming — and very appropriate. “His friends really rallied,” she said. “He has an amazing support group now — and that shows a lot about his character — Mason is easy-going, fun-loving, has a positive attitude, he’s incredibly generous, and he’s pleasant to all those around him.”
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Study: New Yorkers are smoking less but gaining weight By Chris Morris firstname.lastname@example.org ALBANY — A new study shows a dramatic drop-off in smoking rates among New Yorkers. Unfortunately, that’s not necessarily translating to better health overall for residents of the state. The study, released recently by the New England Journal of Medicine, also shows that obesity is on the rise. American Cancer Society spokesman Chuck Reed said this week that smoking is down 20 percent since 1994, but obesity rates are up a whopping 48 percent. That, Reed said, wipes out any gains made by the plunging tobacco rates The trends for tobacco use aren’t unique to New York. Nationally, the American Cancer Society has found that smoking is down over the last 15 years. Reed says a good percentage of Americans aren’t aware of the direct link between obesity and cancer. “One of the scary things that we found in this recent survey is that 50 percent of the people don’t know that there is direct correlation between obesity and cancer,” he said. According to Reed, if all U.S. adults became nonsmokers of a normal weight by 2020, the average life expectancy would increase by nearly four years. The point, Reed says, is that simply quitting smoking isn’t enough if you want to be healthier. “If you’re going quit smoking, which we encourage you
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WCS, BCS recognized for anti-tobacco efforts
Recognized for their efforts in curbing student tobacco use were area educators: (front, left to right): Warrensburg Central Superintendent Timothy Lawson, WCS Health teacher Darlene Gordon, Bolton Central counselor Denise Clark, Ellen Predmore of Ballston Spa, Laura Colombo of Granville, and Thomas Abraham and Andrew Cook of Hartford; (rear: WCS high school principal Doug Duell, BCS Principal Damian Switzer, BCS Counselor Michelle Borgh.
GLENS FALLS — On the eve of the recent annual Great American Smokeout, nearly 100 community leaders and educators gathered for the Southern Adirondack Tobacco-Free Partnership’s community recognition ceremony, held at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Dozens of businesses, organizations, schools and municipalities from Warren, Saratoga and Washington counties were honored at the event for their efforts to promote community health and reduce the harm caused by tobacco use. Rachel Iverson, of the New York State Tobacco Control Program said that by working together and concentrating on the key effective strategies, lives would be saved. “By countering and undermining the tobacco companies’ criminal tactics, there will be one million fewer smokers in New York in two years — living healthier, happier, richer lives because of your hard work.” The schools honored for their work with the Tobacco-Free Healthy Schools Program included the Warrensburg Central School District and Bolton Central School District. Warrensburg Superintendent Tim Lawson, High School Principal Doug Duell and Health Teacher Darlene Gordon were on hand to accept the award for the school community. “It is rewarding for everyone in the community to focus on opportunities to protect kids from making unhealthy decisions regarding tobacco use,” Duell said. “This program helps our district's students develop an awareness regarding the dangers of tobacco.” Staff in attendance to accept the award for Bolton Central School included Principal Damian Switzer and School Counselors Michelle Borgh and Denise Clark. Principal Damian Switzer said the Tobacco-Free Healthy Schools Program has been useful. “It provides valuable resources to our school community that promote healthy choices for everyone,” he said The Tobacco-Free Healthy Schools Program helps schools statewide to establish and enforce effective tobacco-free policies in compliance with federal and state laws. The program provides schools with technical assistance to develop, communicate and enforce comprehensive tobaccofree school policies. The program in Warren and Washington Counties is implemented by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County.
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Kids spend more time in a virtual, instead of a natural world
lthough I passed the half-century mark a few years back, I still believe I was a kid during the modern era. Sure, I remember dialing only four numbers to call a friend, but the fact that I actually ‘dialed’ a phone, rather than pushed buttons, is likely a better indication of my current technological prowess. I guess what really dates me is that I watched the original moonwalk, 25 years before Michael Jackson performed it. I remember returning home after school in hopes of watching Gunsmoke or Superman on one of the only two television channels that had reception. My mother would have none of it and regularly booted us out of the house, “Be sure to be home by dark,” she would add before shuffling us along, “And have fun!” Out the door we’d go and head down the street to find something to do. Occasionally, we actually indulged in constructive recreation such as fishing, hiking, biking or BB gun wars. Depending upon the season, there were always a few ‘not so constructive’ options such as tossing apples, pumpkins or snowballs off the town hill. Sure, we knew right from wrong, but the risks of getting caught simply added to the excitement. Besides, in a small town, we recognized the locals and avoided pegging snowballs at a neighbor ’s car, but Lord help the poor trucker, who happened to be traveling along Route 9 in the early evening. In a single pass, his rig would appear as if he had plowed through the community’s gardens, which we had usually plundered for ammunition. Good or bad, such experiences defined my generation. For the most part, we did it all outdoors, in all seasons and in all types of weather. Our small acts of rural terrorism occasionally included a late night dip in a neighbor ’s swimming pool, which rarely caused any permanent damage. It was good, clean fun and it was always accomplished outdoors with little adult supervision. We shot bb guns, rode mini-bikes and actually stayed out after dark (without the protection of a cell phone) and lived to tell about it. Today’s kids are growing up in a far different world than I grew up in so many years ago. As can be expected, they are technically literate, since technology has always been a major focus of their lives. They're multi-taskers and are proficient at juggling sports, school and the constant communication demands of social interests. They use the Internet for entertainment via online videos, online games and virtual worlds or to download music and use social networking sites. Cell phones have made their communications immediate, whether texting messages to friends or visiting a website, it is accomplished instantly in the palm of the hand. Despite the convenience of such modern amenities, today’s kids have less freedom, due primarily to several generations of parents that had too much. They also have a huge, daily load of schoolwork and are under constant pressure to fulfill expectations to possess either a perfect resume by age 18, or have the SAT scores necessary to be
accepted by a college that guarantees their success. It was much easier being a kid in the day of Leave it to Beaver and Andy of Mayberry. With so many responsibilities, it’s a wonder that today’s kids have any time to play, yet the most disturbing news is that their play is far different than anything we could have possibly imagined. “This is a stunner,” explained Donald F. Roberts, a Stanford communications professor and an author of a study by the Kaiser Family Foundation, “In the second report, I remember writing a paragraph saying we’ve hit a ceiling on media use, since there just aren’t enough hours in the day to increase the time children spend on media. But now it’s up an hour.” Even while conducting the survey of more than 2,000 students in grades 3 to 12 from October 2008 to May 2009, media use was changing. “One of the hot topics today is Twitter, but when we first went into the field and began interviewing, Twitter didn’t exist,” a researcher explained. According to the study, the average American youngster now spends practically every waking minute, except for time in school, using a smart phone, computer, television or other electronic device. Those ages 8 to 18 spend more than seven and a half hours a day with such devices, compared with less than six and a half hours five years ago, when the study was last conducted. And that does not include the hour and a half that is spent texting, or the halfhour they talk on their cell phones. And since most are youngsters are multitasking and surfing the Internet while listening to music or texting while online, they manage to pack nearly 11 hours of combined media content into that seven and a half hours. The study’s findings shocked its authors, who had concluded in 2005 that use could not possibly grow further. It also confirmed the fears of many parents whose children are constantly tethered to these media devices. It found, moreover, that heavy media use is associated with several negatives, including behavior problems and lower grades. The recent study revealed that media consumption has grown far more in the last five years than it did from 1999 to 2004. The increase is believed to be due to sophisticated mobile ‘smart phone’ technology and portable, electronic devices such as iPods and video downloads which allow teens to access media in their pocket or beds. Youths now report spending more time listening to or watching media on their cell phones, or playing games, than talking on them. In less than a decade, cell phones have morphed from a communications tool to an entertainment device.
Adults that take the time to introduce their children to the ways of the woods and waters will be assured a willing companion for future adventures. Additionally, electronics are available to the kids 24/7, as one child explained, “At night, I can text or watch something on You Tube until I fall asleep. It lets me talk on the phone and watch a video at the same time, or listen to music while I send text messages. I also use it as an alarm clock since it has a really annoying, ring tone!” Growing up, we never thought our parents knew as much as they thought they did about what we were doing, but now technology has created a world where our own children are even further removed from parental oversight. They are virtually going to places we had never considered. As a result, it is imperative that parents provide today’s children with a grounded experience, on hard ground. It’s also much easier, and more fun, to wake up on the hard ground at a young age. Most of us didn’t simply wake up one day and decide that we were going to be outdoor enthusiasts. Something or someone typically provokes the decision and it usually began in childhood, which is the best time to expose people to outdoor fun. For the majority of outdoor travelers that I know, the process usually started as a kid while canoeing with a Boy or Girl Scout troop, attending Summer Camp, skiing with a family friend or learning how to hunt or fish from a favorite uncle. During the summer, camping trip provided opportunities to hike, explore and see wild animals and pick up insects with our hands. If our initial experience in the outdoors was pleasant and exciting, it eventually grew to become a regular habit as an adult. There has never been such a vital time to share our knowledge and skills. If the outdoor legacy is to live on, it is the responsibility of previous generations to insure the current generation has an opportunity to have their feet in a stream, a rod in their hands or their butt in a canoe. Together, we must make the forests and streams much more entertaining than virtual reality. Joe Hackett is a guide and sportsman residing in Ray Brook. Contact him at email@example.com.
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Zany ‘Downhill Derby’ offers family fun Rescheduled to this weekend CHESTERTOWN — For 35 years, local residents have fashioned weird craft — anything from simple cardboard creations to complex or bizarre feats of engineering — to slide down the short snowy slope of Dynamite Hill Ski area. The fun-filled Krazy Downhill Derby & Broomball Tournament has been a way for local residents to fend off cabin fever by socializing, mixed with some friendly competition. This year ’s event, was rescheduled by its sponsor, the North Warren
Chamber of Commerce, to Saturday March 6, at the ski area on Rte. 8 in Chestertown. The sport of broomball, with its enthusiastic practitioners, will also capture spectators’ attention. Broomball registration will be at 9 a.m., with a start time on the ice at 9:30 a.m. Derby registration is at 11 a.m. and the downhill race begins at noon. Activities are open to the public. Chili and hot dogs will be available inside Dynamite Hill’s warming hut. For entry forms and details, call the Chamber office at 494-2722.
Education leaders criticize proposed state budget By Chris Morris firstname.lastname@example.org ALBANY — Not only has Gov. David Paterson proposed substantial cuts to public schools, but he has promoted deep financial cuts to the State University system — $90 million worth. In response, SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher said recently that Paterson’s reductions carry major economic ramifications. “People will see a change in quality,” she said. “And we can’t afford that academically — To say these cuts don’t have a profound impact would be wrong.” Phillip Smith, president of United University Professions, testified before a joint legislative committee, stating that the SUNY system is already being forced to turn away thousands of qualified students. Smith said Paterson’s cuts would eliminate about a quarter of SUNY’s total operating budget. “Funding for SUNY, if this is allowed to go forward, would be 80 million dollars less than it was in 1990,” he said. “And yet we have 40,000 more students in our institution.” Paterson has acknowledged the cuts are deep – but he’s also reiterated that he will not budge. The Governor has repeatedly stated that if legislators refuse to make the tough decisions, he’ll do it for them. But Smith said the SUNY system is taking a disproportionate hit. According to his math, Paterson’s proposed cuts slash about $500 million from SUNY operations over the next two years. “This would be a 25 percent cut to the budgets of all agencies combined,” Smith said. “It just begs the question: why is public higher education being targeted in this manner?” Carol Brown, president of North Country Community College said that Paterson’s budget, if passed, would have a dramatic effect on the region. She said she was more optimistic than Smith, however. because of several other
proposals being discussed by the state legislature. Paterson has proposed to allow each individual SUNY school to set its own tuition and he also wants to let institutions enter into more public-private endeavors. Brown says that will also prompt colleges to become more fiscally creative. “With the proposed prison closures and the recent shuttering of Pfizer, allowing an institution like North Country to work closely with private industry is going to be important, moving forward,” she said. But Smith said allowing SUNY to set tuition on a school-by-school basis isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. He thinks it will force low-income students away from their schools of choice. “The feedback that I got was that there wasn’t a lot of support for the Governor ’s plan,” Smith said. “I think that there’s going to be some difficulty in getting this through. And for SUNY’s sake, I hope that’s the case.” Assemblywoman Janet Duprey agreed that reaction to Paterson’s SUNY tuition proposal has been mixed, but she thinks if the legislation is detailed correctly, it could work. “Many of the administrators are enthused about it,” she said. “There are some courses that are more expensive to operate and they could flex what they do and how many courses are offered and be able to increase their revenue accordingly so that those who are taking the less expensive courses are paying less.” Duprey acknowledged the concern that Paterson’s proposal will shut out some students from some schools; but she said nothing is set in stone yet. “We have to start thinking outside of the box,” Duprey said. “I think this is going to be a good discussion — If it hurts out colleges, we don’t want to do it; but funding is being cut so we’re all being forced to look at alternative ways to fund what we do.” Duprey will sit down with educators and lawmakers next week to discuss the details of Paterson’s cuts and the initiatives he’s offered to offset them.
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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 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 Thursday at 6 p.m. with Sister Dale. Pastor Skip Hults and Sister Dale. 251-4324 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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
United Methodist ChurchService and church school at 10 a.m. For information call 251-4071.
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.
Knowlhurst Baptist ChurchSunday school 9:45 a.m.; morning worship 11 a.m.; evening worship 6 p.m. Wednesday prayer 7 p.m.
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.
First Presbyterian Church2 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, 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. 2-20-10 • 56590
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SATURDAY March 6, 2010
Thursday March 4
Friday-Sunday, March 12-14
GLENS FALLS — “Red-Haired Strangers” folklife concert, 7 p.m. at Crandall Library, Glen St. Free. 792-6508 or: www.crandalllibrary.org NORTH CREEK — Johnsburg Central Student Art Exhibit opens at Tannery Pond Community Center. Runs through March 31. www.tpcca.org/Gallery.htm QUEENSBURY — Stories and readings from Author Jay O'Callahan, 7 p.m. in Adirondack Community College Theater, part of ACC Writers Project series, Free. 743-2200 ext. 2213 or www.sunyacc.edu
GLENS FALLS — “Alladin Junior,” Disney musical by Adirondack Children's Troupe. Fri.-7 p.m.; Sat.& Sun- 2 p.m. at Charles R. Wood Theater, Glen St. Students grades 4-7 perform. $747-6975 or: www.adirondackchildrenstroupe.org
Friday March 5 GLENS FALLS — Adirondack Phantoms Hockey vs. Rochester Americans, 7:30 p.m. at Glens Falls Civic Center. $.798-0202 or: www.glensfallscc.com
Saturday March 6 CHESTERTOWN — Krazy Downhill Derby & Broomball Tournament at Dynamite Hill off Rte. 8. Homemade sleds which are judged on creativity, daring, and most outrageous. Broomball teams compete. Family fun. Free. 494-2722 or: www.northwarren.com. Rescheduled from Feb. 20. WARRENSBURG — ‘Scrapathon’ scrapbooking session at Warrensburg Elementary School to benefit school playground development. WARRENSBURG — International Foods Day, 6 p.m. at Cornell Cooperative Extension office, Schroon River Rd. World culture fest by 4-H youth. ages 5-18. Open to all.Youthful chefs register at 668-4881 to prepare a dish. THURMAN — Community Appreciation Luncheon for Elmer and Myrtle Buyce, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Thurman Baptist Church, So. Johnsburg Rd. Bring a covered dish to this pot-luck open house, share food and fellowship, or just stop by and greet this community-minded couple, their friends and family. QUEENSBURY — “Dancing in the Moonlight” dinner-dance at Adirondack Community College. Black tie optional. Buffet dinner; music by Got 2 Groove. Reserve by Feb. 22. 792-1603 or: www.usadanceadk.com BOLTON — “Maple Sugar Basics - Sap to Syrup,” presentation 1 p.m. at Up Yonda Farm, 5239 Lake Shore Dr. Guided tour of sugarhouse, tapping trees and demonstrations. 1 p.m., $. 644-9767 or: www.upyondafarm.com NORTH CREEK — “Spring Shindig - Fun at the Theatre,” 7:30 p.m. at Tannery Pond Community Center, Main St. 251-2938 or: www.ottg.org SCHENECTADY — Comedian Bill Cosby, 7 & 9:30 p.m. at Proctor’s Theater. $. 346-6204.
Saturday-Sunday, March 6-7 SCHROON LAKE — Ice Fishing Derby, Schroon Lake Fish & Game Club. 532-7685. KEENE VALLEY — Adirondack Backcountry Ski Festival. Ski, snowshoe & avalanche awareness clinics. Also, slide shows, guest skiers, demo products. The Mountaineer. 576-2281. www.mountaineer.com
Sunday March 7 LAKE GEORGE — Bands 'n Beans fundraiser for Lake George Arts Project, 2-7 p.m. at Roaring Brook Ranch off Rte. 9N. Rite of Spring for the hip folks in the area. 1,000 people attend this fest which features chili contest, over 50 entries. Various bands get the crowd in action. Tickets at door or in advance. 668-2616 or: www.lakegeorgearts.org BOLTON — Pancake Breakfast and Maple Festival at Up Yonda Educational Farm in Bolton Landing. Pancake Breakfast, seatings every 45 minutes fro 9 a.m.- 12:45 p.m. $4 for UpYonda members, $7 otherwise. 3 and under free. Breakfast fee includes Maple Festival Events including presentations and demonstrations of sugar making process.Tours of sugarhouse, talks on history and evolution of maple sugar production. Advance reservations required; space limited. Call 644-9767 for reservations. BAKERS MILLS — Yin & Yang Yoga For Healing and Well-being, 1 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. at Yoga in the Adirondacks studio. Contact Susanne Murtha at 251-3015. www.yogaintheadirondacks.com. GLENS FALLS — “Serenade & Friends” concert by Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra , 4 p.m. at Glens Falls High School, Quade St. $.Works by Dvorak. 793-1348 or: www.gfso.org
Monday March 8 LAKE GEORGE — 2nd Monday Book Club Discussion Group, 7 p.m. at Caldwell-Lake George Library, Canada St. Call for book title. 668-2528 or: www.lakegeorgelibrary.sals.edu
Tuesday March 9 WARRENSBURG — Special public vote by school district residents on whether to lease three new school buses, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Warrensburg Elementary School gym. BOLTON LANDING — Movie: “Mother of Mine” in Sembrich Winter Film Series, 7:30 p.m. at Bolton Library, Lake Shore Dr. Free. 644-2431 LAKE GEORGE — Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce Networking Lunch, 11:30 a.m. at The Georgian Resort, Canada St. $15 for ARCC members, $15 otherwise. Reservations required by March 5.
Wednesday March 10 BOLTON LANDING — Illustrated presentation slide show by local adventurer/photographer Ed Sheridan depicting his expedition to Morocco High Atlas peaks, 7 p.m. at the Bolton Free Library. QUEENSBURY — “Why Peace?-Inviting Conversation & Action,” discussion & slide show, 12:40 p.m. at Dearlove Hall, Adirondack Community College. Professors Sheldon Hurst & Kathleen McCoy. Free. 7432200 ext. 2485. www.sunyacc.edu
Thursday March 11 WARRENSBURG — Readings by area writers, 2 p.m. at Willows Bistro, 3749 Main St. Free. 504-4344 or: www.willowsbistro.com GLENS FALLS — Roadside Blues Band, folklife concert, 7 p.m. at Crandall Library, Glen St. 792-6508 or: www.crandalllibrary.org ALBANY — Billy Joel & Elton John both on piano in concert, 7:30 p.m. in Times Union Center. 1800-30-EVENT.
Friday March 12 NORTH CREEK — “Big Air at Little Gore,” freestyle ski & snowboard competition, 5:30 p.m. at Gore Mountain Ski Resort, 251-2411 or: www.goremountain.com GLENS FALLS — Family Fun Night, 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. at Glens Falls YMCA, features Radio Disney with games for youth and a movie. Basketball, swimming, other activities. All invited to attend. GLENS FALLS — Exhibition Reception, Spring artworks exhibit, 5-7 p.m. at LARAC - Lapham Gallery, 7 Lapham Place. Free. 798-1144 ext.2 or: www.larac.org ALBANY — Superstar Carrie Underwood in concert, 7:30 p.m. at Times Union Center. 800-30-EVENT GLENS FALLS — Adirondack Phantoms Hockey vs. Hershey Bears, 7:30 p.m. at Glens Falls Civic Center. $. 798-0202 or: www.glensfallscc.com
Saturday March 13 ATHOL — Maple Sugar ‘Jackwax’ Party, 4 p.m. in Thurman Town Hall. Annual fundraiser for cancer society. Great food, greet friends. an enduring rural tradition that’s better than ever. All-you-can-eat-buffet, including maple confections, entertainment by local musicians.623-2909 or: www.thurman-ny.com CHESTERTOWN — Charity Benefit event, 2 p.m.- 8 p.m. at Green Mansions Golf Course clubhouse for Richard Stewart of Warrensburg, injured in a snowmobile crash. $5 admission includes food and music of Totally Tuned deejay. Raffles, cash bar. Richard's medical bills are piling up, and he has no health insurance. Call 361-6006 for details. CHESTERTOWN — Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner, 5-7 p.m. at Community Methodist Church of Chestertown, Church St. $. Good food, socializing. 494-3374 LAKE GEORGE — Exhibition reception for artists Dana Clancy of Boston & Ben Schwab of Albany, 4-6 p.m. at Lake George Arts Project Courthouse Gallery. Exhibit runs through April 16. Cityscapes, realistic & surreal, neo-cubism. 668-2616 or :www.lakegeorgearts.org POTTERSVILLE — Chicken & Biscuit Dinner, 5-7 p.m. at Pottersville firehouse, all the fixin’s, good socializing, take-outs available, adults: $8, children: $5, under 4: free. Details: call 494-7725. GLENS FALLS — Old-Fashioned Taffy Pull, 1-3 p.m. at Chapman Historical Museum, 348 Glen St. Families make taffy candies to take home. Children- $; adults- free. Reservations: 793-2826. www.chapmanmuseum.org BOLTON — “Maple Sugar Basics - Sap to Syrup,” presentation 1 p.m. at Up Yonda Farm, 5239 Lake Shore Dr. Guided tour of sugarhouse, tapping trees and demonstrations. 1 p.m., $. 644-9767 or: www.upyondafarm.com QUEENSBURY — Terrain Park Team Slopestyle Contest, 12-2 p.m. at West Mountain Ski Resort. Teams of 4 compete. $. 793-6606 or: www.skiwestmountain.com
Saturday-Sunday, March 13-14 THURMAN — Annual Thurman Maple Weekend. Pancake Breakfast, free tours of sugarhouses, local crafts at various sites. Demonstrations of evaporating and making maple confections, kid's activities. 623-9178 or: www.thurman-ny.com
Sunday March 14 LAKE GEORGE — “Kobel Krusade,” fundraiser for Kobel family’s fight against pancreatic cancer, noon-5 p.m. at Roaring Brook Ranch. This all-ages event features games, live entertainment, silent auction, raffles,dancing, and a ample buffet. Anyone who can donate food, silent auction gifts, or time contact: Sam Corhouse at 796-4916 or Jeff Garry at 668-5767. BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — “Epic Iroquois Stories” Native American History talk, 1:30 p.m. at Adirondack Museum, with Darren Bonaparte. $5, school-age children free. 352-7311 or www.adkmuseum.org. GLENS FALLS — Illustrated talk on Nazi art looting during WWII, 2 p.m. at The Hyde Collection, Warren St. Free. 792-1761.
Monday March 15 GLENS FALLS — de Blasiis Chamber Music Concert featuring the Hyperion String Quartet, 7:30 p.m at The Hyde, Warren St. Works by Haydn, Bartok, and Mendelssohn. $. 792-2383.
Monday-Thursday , March 15-18 GLENS FALLS — Skating lessons for children & parents at Glen Falls Recreation Center. $20. Register by March 8 at: 761-3813.
Tuesday March 16 WARRENSBURG — Public hearing, 7 p.m. on proposal to rezone Stewart Farrar Ave. plot to accommodate new Stewart’s convenience store. Public hearing also concurrently about the proposed development’s impact on the historic district in the center of Warrensburg hamlet. Hearings start at 7 p.m in the Emerson Town Hall, Main St. GLENS FALLS — Family Discovery Day, 1-3 p.m. at The Hyde Collection, Warren St. Short tour and create your own masterpiece. 7921761 or: www.hydecollection.org
Wednesday March 17 BOLTON LANDING — Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner, fundraiser to benefit earthquake-devastated Haiti. “To Haiti with Love” dinner served from 5-8 p.m. at the Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 19 Stewart Ave. Tickets: $10-adults, $5-children, or $25 maximum per family. Baked ziti, dessert, and beverages, too. Take-outs available. For tickets or details, call 644-2492. BOLTON — “To Haiti with Love” fundraising event includes live music, 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. in Bolton Central School gym, featuring Ace’s High band and singer-guitarist Tim Moriarty. BOLTON LANDING — Dessert & Movie, 7-8:30 p.m. at Bolton Free Library features “Road to Fondwa” depicting poverty-stricken life in rural Haiti. Also, taverns and restaurants in Bolton to host Happy Hours to Help Haiti from 8 p.m.-9 p.m. through town. GLENS FALLS — Adirondack Phantoms Hockey vs. Hamilton Bulldogs, 7 p.m. at Glens Falls Civic Center. $. 798-0202 or: www.glensfallscc.com
Thursday March 18 QUEENSBURY — 22nd Annual Job Discovery 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. in Adirondack Community College gym. Premier job fair in region, about 60 employees distributing information about jobs and careers. Free. Resume advice from employers. Workshops for job seekers, including “Reevaluate Your Job Search – Making the Transition,” 9 a.m.- 9:45 a.m.; “Job Search Basics,” 11 a.m.- 11:45 a.m. GLENS FALLS — Book signing by Anne White, author of “Cold Winter Nights,” the new Lake George mystery; 7 p.m. at Red Fox Books, 28 Ridge St. Free. 793-5352 or www.redfoxbookstore.com GLENS FALLS — Performance by the Siver Family, Live Folklife concert, 7 p.m. at Crandall Library, Glen St. Free. 792-6508 or: www.crandalllibrary.org GLENS FALLS — Opening session of 4-week writing workshop with best-selling author Jon Katz, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at LARAC’s Lapham Gallery. Teens welcome. $100. Register: 798-1144.
Friday March 19 CHESTERTOWN — Movie: “Mash,” Friday Night Family Film Festival, 7 p.m. in Town of Chester Public Library, Chester Municipal Center. Refreshments. Free. 494-5384 or: www.chesterlibrary.org NORTH CREEK — Vocal concert, Crane School of Music Student Choir, 7:30 p.m. at Tannery Pond Community Center, Main St. Free. 2513751 or: www.upperhudsonmusic.org
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New credit card regulations limit costly surprises WASHINGTON D.C. — The new federal regulations restricting practices of credit card issuers became effective last week, and the result is the reduction of unexpected, punitive surcharges and accelerated payment deadlines. The Better Business Bureau released a summary this week of those changes, so credit card users can have the tools to better manage their accounts and save their hard-earned money, according to a representative of the organization. The Better Business Bureau urges cardholders to check their interest rate on unpaid balances for an increase, and look for any reduction in their credit limit, or a notice that their “no annual fee” card now carries an annual charge. Following are just a few of the new credit card regulations and consumer protections of the federal Credit Card Act: • Card issuers must give 45 days advance notice before changing cardholder ’s interest rates. Also, promotional rates must apply for at least six months and, unless disclosed up front, cardholders cannot have their rate increased during the first year they hold the card. • Cardholder Opt-Out: If there are changes made to the terms of the account, cardholders can choose to reject those changes, close their available credit line and have five years to pay off the balance under the original agreed terms. • Card issuers are no longer allowed to issue a credit card to anyone under 21 unless they can prove they have the means to repay the debt or if an adult over 21 co-signs on the account. Credit card companies can no longer offer free gifts as enticements on campuses. • Monthly statements must now be sent out at least 21 days prior to the due date. Also, card issuers can no longer set a payment deadline before 5 p.m. and cannot charge card holders if they pay online, over the phone or by mail. The no-fee phone rule does not apply to phone payments made the day before, day of, or anytime after the regular due date. • If the card holder has more than one interest rate for different services or accounts with the same lender, any payments over the minimum due must be applied to the account that is incurring the highest interest rate. • Over the Limit Opt-In: Card holders can no longer assume that charges made over their credit limit will be approved. Card holders must now activate the ability to exceed their credit limit, and subsequently may be charged an overlimit fee by the issuer. • Card issuers must disclose in bill statements how long it will take cardholders to pay off their bill if they only pay the minimum monthly payment, as well as how much the card holder would need to pay every month to pay off the balance in 36 months. • When calculating finance charges, card issuers can no longer employ two-cycle billing — a method that causes cardholders to pay interest on previously paid balances. While the new law is loaded with benefits for consumers, the BBB warns that the new legislation is limited. Credit card card issuers can still raise interest rates on future card purchases and there is no limit on how high those rates can go. Those who bills on time and in full each month will likely experience a reduction in benefits, the imposition of annual fees, and their credit lines cut. Business and corporate credit cards are not covered. Many card issuers will likely seek to make up some revenue lost by creating new fees for these cardholders. To learn more about the new consumer protections, Creditcards.com has details on the new federal Credit Card Act. For information on managing credit cards and debt, visit www.bbb.org.
Teens throughout county invited to attend annual Youth Summit
QUEENSBURY — Teenagers throughout the area are busy planning a regional leadership conference, as the Youth Bureaus of Washington and Warren counties are preparing to hold Youth Summit 2010. Produced by students on the Summit Planning Team, Youth Summit 2010 is a day of team-building and fun, interactive and educational workshop sessions, the team members said this week. This year's theme is LIFE, an an acronym for Learning Imagination For Excellence. The Summit will be held at Adirondack Community College on March 17 from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch is provided. New this year is a community service project. The Planning Team has asked that each participating student bring a children's book to the Summit that will be donated to nonprofit organizations in the area. Twenty-three area youth serve on the Youth Summit Planning Team, including Warrensburg Central School students Kalvin Duell, Andrew Fish, and Taylor Hughes. Students in grades 8 through 12 from Warren County and Washington County schools may sign up for the Youth Summit through their school guidance offices or by calling Warren County Youth Bureau at 761-6498 or Washington County Youth Bureau at 746-2330. Advance registration is required.
16 - ADIRONDACK JOURNAL • SPORTS
SATURDAY March 6, 2010
Boys Varsity Basketball
Warriors’ cage season ends in Sectional quarterfinal Lake George 44, Maple Hill 63 CASTLETON — Predictions of tough battles ahead in the Section II tournament due to division realignment were proven accurate Monday night, as the talented Lake George boys basketball team was defeated Monday 63-44 by the larger Maple Hill high school in a Sectional quarterfinal. Hot-shooting Maple Hill established their presence in inside play on both ends of the court, and had strong performances from their full squad in the victory. Maple Hill’s defense frustrated the Warriors, who are accustomed to dishing out the athletic domination they endured Monday. The bright spot for the Warriors was the third quarter, when halftime defensive adjustments tilted the score in their favor, 19-15. But the 35-16 lead Maple Hill had already built up was too much In last Saturday’s Section VII Class D tournament playoff, Bolton’s Mitchell Jordan attempts to take for the Warriors to overcome. the ball away from Crown Point Center John Budwick as he drives downcourt. Budwick hit his The matchup finished off 1,000-point career mark during the game. the Warrior ’s season at a solPhoto by Nancy Frasier id 15-5 record. After the Sectional showwick encountered foul trouble. down, fans were already talking about next year, as the team At that point, Bolton narrowed the lead to five, but other has a strong, deep lineup of experienced Junior and SophoPanther players stepped up to widen the gap again. more athletes. Senior Dom Pfau scored 10 points to lead Bolton, which For the game, hotshot Junior Matt McGowan scored 20 concludes its eventful 2009-10 season with a solid 13-6 tally. points, followed by Junior Alex Hladik with 12. In the Eagles’ effort, Sophomore Mitchell Jordan tallied six points, Senior Matt Peterson contributed five, Junior Matthew Smith scored four, Junior Tyler Calzada chipped in three, and Freshman Bill Smith added two. Pfau, Calzada and Peterson hit three-pointers. LAKE GEORGE -- The Lake George Boys basketball players bounced back from a 14-6 first-quarter deficit Feb. 24 to win a quarterfinal berth as they beat the scrappy Hoosic Valley 45-40 in the Section II tournament. The Warriors changed their defenses often, keeping Hoosic Valley off-guard in the win. The strategy, executed well by the Warrior players, contained their opponents top scorers. Lake George’s offense was balanced, with players distributing the ball well and getting shots as they needed to. Junior Alex Hladik led the Warriors with 12 points, followed by Juniors Matt McGowan and Jeff Maldonado with 10 apiece, Junior J.D. Jenkins with seven, Sophomore Aaron Chambers with five, and Junior Matt Stover with one. McGowan dominated the boards with 14 rebounds and Jenkins tallied seven. Hladik, Jenkins and Chambers each hit one three-pointer.
Lake George 45, Hoosic Valley 40
In the Section VII showdown between Bolton and Crown Point Feb. 27, Eagle Matt Peterson (left) attempts to keep the ball away from opponent Juan Mosquera. Photo by Nancy Frasier
Bolton 68, Wells 26 BOLTON LANDING — With no less than nine players lighting up the scoreboard, the Bolton Varsity Boys Basketball team cruised to victory Feb. 26 over Wells in a Sectional showdown. Senior Matt Peterson scored 16 points in lead Bolton, seeded No. 6 in the Section VII tournament. Freshman Bill Smith contributed nine points for the Eagles, followed by Senior Dan Brown, Junior Matthew Smith, and Junior Caleb Kneeshaw with eight each, Sophomore Mitchell Jordan with seven, Senior Dom Pfau with five, Sophomore Evan Malone with four, and Junior Andy Smith with three. Brown and Peterson tallied two three-pointers each, and Pfau and Bill Smith hit one apiece. Bolton’s record stood at 13-5 with the win.
Girls Varsity Basketball
Lake George digs deep Warriors lose league for dramatic victory title by slim margin Lake George 64, Rensselaer 57
Warrensburg 40, Canajoharie 64 CANAJOHARIE -- The Warrensburg Boys Basketball squad’s season ended Feb. 26 with a 64-40 loss to highly ranked Canajoharie High in Sectional tournament action. Canajoharie’s Payton Stahler scored 25 points to lead the sixth-seeded Cougars in this Section II opener, and eight of his teammates scored during their balanced offensive attack. The Cougars amassed a 38-16 halftime lead, after which Warrensburg coaches made .adjustments — but the scoring gap was too wide to overcome. Senior Brendan Frye led Warrensburg with 16 points, Junior John Joseph contributed 12, Senior Dante Siletti stepped up with six points, Senior Mike Perrone tallied three, Junior Ryan Belden scored two, and Senior Jason Power hit a foul shot. The Burghers finished off their 2009-10 season with a 109 record.
Bolton 30, Crown Point 45 CROWN POINT — Bolton Boys Basketball team’s 2010 quest for a Section VII trophy ended Feb. 27 as they were defeated 45-30 by a determined Crown Point team, driven to set a record for its standout center. John Budwick reached his 1,000-point career milestone as Crown Point advanced to the Section VII Class D semifinals with the victory. Crown Point opened up the game with a 16-6 advantage and maintained the margin into the second half until Bud-
LAKE GEORGE — The Lake George Girls Basketball squad showed their traditional determination and teamwork Feb. 27 as they defeated the tough and athletic Rensselaer team 64-57 in a critical Section II quarterfinal victory. Lake George had their hands full, as they were forced to defend a large swath of the court — Rensselaer, with a balanced offense, shoots well from virtually anywhere. This talent was demonstrated by their six three-pointers. But regardless of the Railroaders’ widespread attack, the Warriors were hot on offense and managed to keep the upper hand. Under pressure late in the game as Rensselaer fought back from a deficit to tie the score at 54, the Warriors dug deep and pulled ahead for good, Lake George Athletic Director Cathy Stanilka said. “It was a great game, reflecting total team effort,” she said. “We’re extremely proud of both of our basketball teams — they represent our school well.” The Warriors’ balanced offensive power and teamwork was demonstrated by the fact that four players tallied double figures. Junior Kelly Flaherty led with 17 points, followed by classmate Caroline Murphy with 15 points and 12 rebounds, and Senior Sara Anderson with 13 points and 16 rebounds. Sophomore Chelsea Sipowicz scored 11 points. Junior Brittany Baker tallied six points and Sophomore Amanda Chambers added two. Flaherty hit three three-pointers, and Baker and Sipowicz scored one apiece. The Rams were led by Venus Vasquez with 19 points and 16 rebounds. With the win, Lake George advanced to play Berne-Knox Wednesday at Scotia.
By Thom Randall email@example.com QUEENSBURY — The Lake George Girls Basketball team was edged out in an epic battle Feb. 17 against Whitehall for the Adirondack League Championship. The undefeated Railroaders forced Lake George into an uncharacteristic position as runners-up in the league. For six straight years, the Lake George girls have claimed the crown as their own. The Warriors 43-47 loss wasn’t due to a lack of talent, however, as the Warrior squad had plenty. Whitehall, however, fought as they have all year, with steely defense and a precise, effective offense that has established a 180 undefeated regular season. The Railroaders secured their victory in the game’s final minutes by shoring up their defense, which had been effectively challenged for more than two quarters by the Warriors, following the Railroader ’s early scoring burst that launched the game. After trailing by a substantial 6-15 margin at the end of the first quarter, Lake George closed the scoring gap to a mere three points in the fourth quarter. But in the final minutes of the game, the Railroaders concentrated on grabbing the rebounds and keeping control of the ball, leading to the win. Brittany St. Clair of Whitehall led all players with 21 points and 19 rebounds. For the Lake George Warriors, Brittany Baker was tops with 12 points, followed by Kelly Flaherty with 11, Caroline Murphy with nine, and Sara Anderson contributing seven and Chelsea Sipowicz with four.
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Peaceful Valley Townhouses Now Renting 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Homes Affordable townhouses for rent in North Creek. Washer & Dryer hook-ups, decks & storage units. Lawn maintenance & snow removal provided. Rental rates are based on Warren County median family incomes and do not include utilities. Applications available at: Bergman Real Estate, 3259 State Rte 28, North Creek or call 518-251-2122 for more information.
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THE NEWCOMB Youth Commission is looking for staff members for the 2010 summer program. Counselor: must be at least 16 years old, have 2 years of in camp experience, experience in camping and the supervision of children, CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Community First-Aid, ARC lifeguard certification with Waterfront Module; Counselor Assistant, must be at least 15 years old, have 2 years of in camp experience, CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Community First-Aid, ARC lifeguard certification with Waterfront Module Send letter of interest by March 12, 2010, Newcomb Youth Commission, Town of Newcomb PO Box 405, Newcomb, NY 12852
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STK#097070A, 4X4, AUTOMATIC, CONVERTIBLE TOP, 37,669 MILES ..........
2007 FORD FOCUS SES
STK#1358, AUTOMATIC, GREEN, 25,064 MILES ......................................
1999 GMC SIERRA 2500 EXT. CAB
STK#101028A, 2WD, P/W, P/L, 42,265 MILES ..........................................
2002 DODGE DAKOTA CREW CAB
STK#107015A, AUTOMATIC, 4X4, SLT, 60,000 MILES...........................
2007 DODGE CALIBER
STK#107015A, AWD, AUTOMATIC, 1 OWNER, 61,948 MILES..................
2009 CHEVROLET COBALT LT
STK#1365, P/W, P/L, AUTOMATIC, CRUISE CONTROL, 32,788 MILES .........
2006 CHEVROLET EQUINOX
STK#107020A, AWD, BLUE, ONE OWNER, 51,807 MILES.......................
2006 BUICK LACROSSE
STK#094019A, 28,891 MILES...........................................................
2009 TOYOTA COROLLA S
STK#1348, LE, P/W, P/L, CRUISE, A/C, 27,597 MILES .............................
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2006 JEEP WRANGLER
STK#1362, 4X4, X-PKG, 22,252 MILES ...............................................
2007 GMC ENVOY
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2007 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 EXT
STK#097182A, 57,654 MILES...........................................................
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2003 CHEVROLET DUMP TRUCK
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