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Bands ‘N Beans returns to RBR PLATTSBURGH — Emotions flooded Teresa Sayward as she watched her son Glenn marry his longtime partner Ben. As the veteran Assemblywoman announces her retirement, she said her most significant moment as a lawmaker was supporting gay marriage in New York state. The move drew criticism, especially from some of her Republican colleagues, but she said it was the right thing to do and changed many lives.


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Lake commissioners move on inspections By Thom Randall BOLTON LANDING — The pending plan to inspect boats for invasive species and decontaminate them if nec-

essary moved ahead this week, as Lake George Park Commission members unveiled how they’d likely certify and seal clean boats — and discussed their efforts to line up funding and boost public education. At a meeting in Bolton Landing

March 2, members of the Park Commission’s Invasive Species Committee showed representatives of environmental groups a wire and plastic seal that would bind a boat to a trailer, certifying that it was inspected and clean of invasive species.

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2 - Adirondack Journal - Warrensburg

March 10, 2012

What’s this Three-Bar Dinner? On Saturday, March 24, the First United Methodist Church of Warrensburg is holding a Three-Bar Dinner, which means attendees can custom-create their own meal while enjoying unbeatable fellowship and contributing to a worthy cause. The event, to raise money for camp scholarships, is from 4:30 to 56:30 p.m. at the church, 3890 Main St. in Warrensburg. The meal gives diners opportunity to assemble their meal from a salad bar, a baked potato bar and an ice cream sundae bar. Servings from one bar are $5, from two bars, $8, and from three, only $10. For details, call 623-9334.

‘Soul Surfer’ movie to screen Two movies have been scheduled for screening at Warrensburg Free Methodist Church on River St.

On Saturday March 17, at 6:45 pm., the family-oriented inspirational movie “Soul Surfer” will be presented at 6:45 p.m. Refreshments are to follow. Contact Pastor Nancy for information 744-8609, or call the church at 623-3023 and leave a message. The next Movie Night at Warrensburg Free Methodist is set for April 6, Good Friday. The film, to be shown at 6:30 p.m., is "The Passion of the Christ." The movie depicts the final 12 hours of Jesus’ life, with flashbacks of Jesus as a child and as a young man with his mother, giving the Sermon on the Mount, teaching the Twelve Apostles, and at the Last Supper. The dialogue is entirely in reconstructed Aramaic and Latin with vernacular subtitles. (Editor ’s note: Directed by Mel Gibson, this 2004 film was a resounding commercial success but was also controversial, with some critics claiming that the extreme violence in the movie obscures its message.) This movie is for mature audiences only. At the same time that “Passion” is on the screen, the movie "Toy Story 3" will also be shown to accommodate younger children. Refreshments to follow. for details, call the pastor. As for other events, the church’s Easter egg hunt will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 7 for children age 2 through 10 or 11. The event features games, crafts, refreshments as well.

Mission trip closer to its goal Due to the generosity of people in the area, the youth group of St. Cecilia's Catholic Church are $643 closer to their $9,100 goal to fund their mission trip this summer to New Jersey. The Wing-Off competition held at George Henry's Restaurant was a great success and lots of fun, we hear. The organizers thank Todd Trulli and his staff for all their hard work in making the first wing off a success.

Basket Bonanza set for March 28 In an effort to raise money for the playground Warrensburg Elementary School will be hosting a basket raffle March 28 at the school’s spring Open House event, as well as earlier in the day. The public is welcome to visit the school be-

tween 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. to purchase tickets for the gift basket drawings. The evening Open House includes an art show, science fair and brownie sundae sale. The gift basket winners will be chosen at 7:45 p.m. in the school gymnasium. Entrants do not have to be present to win.

Keep in contact with us We need your news to keep this column full of items of interest to local folks. Send me your community news, article ideas and news tips. Call me at 623-9744 about three weeks prior to any scheduled event you seek to have publicized, or email me at: Feel free to contact me with community happenings, or items you would like to see covered in this column.

Supper to benefit Don Haskell WARRENSBURG — On Sunday, March 11, a benefit spaghetti dinner will be held at the Haskell Brothers VFW Post in Warrensburg for Thurmanite Donald Haskell of Bear Pond Road, who is undergoing treatment for throat cancer. The event not only includes good food and socializing, but is likely to include live music, as well as a silent auction, bake sale, and a 50-50 raffle. Proceeds go to the Don Haskell’s family to help pay medical bills while he’s undergoing radiation treatment. The event is set for 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., and is likely to host a large number of local people. The menu includes tossed salad, and cake for dessert. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for children under 12. Extra donations will be graciously received, and be extremely helpful. For more information, call Fran at 2611877 or Charlotte Haskell at 623-3827.

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A free movie night, featuring the inspirational film “Courageous,” is to be held at the Stony Creek firehouse at 7 p.m. Friday March 9. The film is a compelling story of four police officers and how they handle the challenges of family life and career duties. The movie has been accorded high ratings by its audiences. Free child care and snacks will be provided. The event is sponsored by the Stony Creek Community Bible Study group, and everyone is invited.

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‘Baskets for Ben’ fundraiser March 11 WARRENSBURG — The Ben Osborne Memorial Fund has announced that the second annual “Baskets for Ben” Cabin Fever Fundraiser will be held on Sunday, March 11. Scott and Debbie Smith, proprietors of the Queensbury Country Club, 907 State Route 149, Lake George, have graciously offered to host this year ’s event which will kickoff at 2 p.m. with dinner and another great gift basket auction concluding at approximately 5 p.m. The Ben Osborne Memorial Fund, Inc. was founded in loving memory of SPC Benjamin D. Osborne, a Lake George High School graduate who gave his life for his country on the battlefield in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, on June 15, 2010, during Operation Enduring Freedom. Tickets for the event are now on sale for $20 per person which includes admission, buffet dinner, 50/50 drawing, door prizes, bidding privileges, and cash bar. For more information call Bethany Birkholtz at 518-307-3353. Baskets can be delivered in advance of the event to 10 Hunter Brook Lane, Queensbury, on Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 to 5 or call 761-0668 for pickup.

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Haskell has been set for 7 p.m. Friday, March 16 in the Stony Creek Town Hall, 52 Hadley Road. Tolstrup and Haskell will likely be playing their mix of swamp boogie, buzzsaw blues, and delta stomp. This acclaimed duo of singer-songwriters has prompted a glowing reviews from music critics and down-home blues fans. They are likely to play selections off their new CD, “Street Corner Holler.” We hear they present a spirited concert. this is a presentation of the Stony Creek Winter Concert Series, sponsored by the Stony Creek Library. Snacks and refreshments will be available. Call 696-5911 for more information.

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March 10, 2012

Evelyn Wood of Thurman now a candidate for Sayward’s Assembly post THURMAN — Town of Thurman Supervisor Evelyn Wood announced this week that she’s a candidate for the state Assembly post to be vacated this December by Teresa Sayward (R-Willsboro). Wood joins several other area politicians that have expressed interest in running to represent the 113th Assembly District. Wood, 34, was elected Thurman Supervisor in Nov. 2010 and took office immediately — because her predecessor resigned midterm. The following November, she was unopposed in her re-election to the two-year post. Wood said Sunday she was approached several months ago by people outside Warren County asking her if she’d run, and she was reached again Friday by these citizens about launching a candidacy. She then contacted Warren County Republican Chairman Mike Grasso about running, and said she’d be interested in an interview with county G.O.P. Committee members. She has since sent a letter to the committee, formally asking the committee for their endorsement. As Wood said that since most of Sayward’s 113th Assembly district is within the Adirondacks, her candidacy was a good fit. Wood said that if elected, she’d be an effective legislator. Since she has lived in Thurman since birth, she was fully aware of the issues that Adirondackers face, she said. “As a lifelong resident of the Adirondacks, I’m well aware of the major issues facing our constituents,” she said, noting that she serves on the board of directors of the Adirondack Association of Towns and Villages. Wood said that Internet access, jobs, economic development and bolstering forest-related employment were the top issues that she’d be lobbying for. She said that in dealing with the issues of her first two years, she gained valuable experience that she’d put to use if elected to the Assembly. She said her experience in managing her town government’s response to the devastating storms of 2011 was at the top of that list.

Last Memorial Day weekend’s flash floods resulted in an estimated $7 million of damage in road and bridge washouts — representing about 10 times the town’s entire annual budget. Regional officials praised Wood’s response to the widespread devastation. She said that this experience working with FEMA officials would be particularly useful, as many towns in the Adirondacks had experienced destruction in 2011 storms. “I’ve worked well with Albany and Washington, and I’ve developed a really good contact list — people I can get a hold of to get things done that need to be accomplished,” she said. She said that her experience as Chairman of the Warren County Planning and Community Development Committee offered her experience that would be useful in working to boost the economy in the Adirondacks. She said that expanding Internet broadband access in the park was a key factor in spurring economic development. For the past several months, Wood has been working to establish a public-private partnership to broadcast broadband signals throughout Thurman via the new“white space” technology. She’s already spent many hours in negotiations with optic cable providers, grant sources and technology gurus to accomplish the goal of getting all Thurman households connected. She said that providing Internet access was a vital issue for most all of the rural towns in the 113th district. “To retain the younger families in the Adirondacks, attract more residents and develop jobs, it’s very important to have Internet access,” she said. Meeting the needs of farmers and pursuing the interests of the logging industry are also key objectives of hers, if she’s elected. “I want to help farms not only stay viable, but grow,” she said. “And we’ve been losing logging jobs due to state land purchases and other factors, and I want to turn this situation around.” At home, she and her husband Andrew Hall and her parents nurture a fair-sized plot vegetables, a small number of farm animals as well as two children — Catherine, 7, and Mable, 2. Although when campaigning in 2010,

some political observers were wary of her youth and lack of experience, soon after she was elected, she proved her ability to wield clout — whether it was slashing a town budget, negotiating a contract with the local ambulance squad, or responding to the devastating flash floods. Wood has achieved a reputation of getting things done, applying her strong will to overcome distractions and squelch opposition. She’s used her gavel at town meetings freely, preventing issues from getting sidetracked.

She said her goal-oriented attitude would be put to good use in Albany, if she were elected. She said she’d present a strong voice for local government, including small rural towns. “Local government is struggling, and we need Albany to help us out,” she said. “I’ve got the proven ability to look at both sides of an issue and work with others to find a middle path and make it work,” she said. “This is more important than ever.”

Boat inspections from page 1 Boats coming out of Lake George could receive such a seal, and if left unbroken, boats could be reintroduced to the lake without re-inspection. Committee members said the idea, based on procedures employed at Lake Tahoe, would minimize inconvenience to boaters in the pending boat inspection and decontamination program. It also would allow marinas to pull boats out of Lake George and store them at shoreline sites or a considerable distance without re-inspection and certification. Representatives of the Park Commission have been meeting with state Department of Environmental Commission officials to lobby for establishing a trial boat inspection and vessel disinfection program within several months at Norowal Marina. Last week, members of the Invasives Committee met with DEC Region 5 Director Robert Stegemann. DEC officials have expressed concerns about the impact on anglers, Commission members said March 2. While the trial program features voluntary compliance, a proposed law would eventually require all boats, before they are launched on Lake George, to be thoroughly inspected — and if deemed necessary — sent to a vessel-washing station to be decontaminated. The Park Commission has asked state officials for $300,000 to implement the plan. Already, Gov. Cuomo’s proposed state budget has earmarked $100,000 for controlling invasive species in Lake George. Invasive Committee members said that individuals’ kayaks and canoes wouldn’t likely be included in the inspection program, because a voluntary Lake Steward inspection program conducted last summer by the Lake George Association indicated that kayaks and canoes weren’t carrying invasives. They said they’d be tweaking the law to make it as convenient as possible for anglers, lakeshore homeowners. “We’ll be relying on a person’s decency



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to make sure their boats are clean,” Committee member John Pettica said. Lake George Association Executive Director Walt Lender said the Park Commission was making worthwhile progress. “This is a very good direction to be going in,’ he said. “It’s good to be exploring ways to get control over boats’ points of entry into the lake.” The trial program would establish a voluntary inspection site at Norowal Marina in Bolton Landing, and boats found carrying invasive species would be decontaminated at a nearby washing station. Invasive committee member Joe Stanek said that Norowal was a good site, because over the Fourth of July weekend last year, 325 boats were inspected in the voluntary Lake Steward program. Among those, 25 boats were determined likely to carry invasive species. He said that in the trial program, boaters would not be charged a fee, although a $30 fee has been estimated for the proposed mandatory program. “This is a common-sense approach,” he said. “If a person’s boat is clean, drained and dry, they’ll be able to launch.” Invasives committee members said Friday they are in the process of selecting a boat-washing station, and it’s is likely to cost $41,0000 or so. Eventually, a halfdozen inspection and decontamination stations could be set up around the lake adjacent to launch sites, if the plan is fully implemented after the trial program concludes. Invasives Committee member Joe Stanek said the inspection and decontamination program was vital to not only protecting the lake’s purity, but avoiding costs of dealing with invasive species contamination. Stanek said that officials overseeing Lake Tahoe, which is similar to Lake George, estimate that economic losses to Tahoe-area citizens were estimated to far exceed $20 million annually if invasives were left unchecked. That figure includes decreases in property values, recreational use, losses in tourism, impact on water supply and increased boat maintenance, he said.

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By Thom Randall QUEENSBURY — One of the most prominent local politicians in the area has all but declared he’s a candidate for the state Assembly seat to be vacated Dec. 31 by Teresa Sayward. Warren County Board of Supervisors Chairman Dan Stec of Queensbury said he’s giving serious consideration to running for the post representing citizens of the 113th Assembly District, which at this point includes Essex County, Warren County and portions of Hamilton County. “I’m definitely interested, and I know I’m qualified,” he said in an interview Tuesday March 6, five days after Sayward announced she would retire and pursue a new course in her life. Stec joins several other area politicians that have expressed interest in the post: town of Thurman Supervisor Evelyn Wood, Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Douglas, former Glens Falls Mayor Bob Regan and Moriah Supervisor Thomas Scozzafava. Some politicians have traditionally advocated for geographical balance between Essex and Warren counties in state legislative representation — and state Sen. Betty Little is from Queensbury. This potential doubled-up representation from the suburban town of Queensbury — and taking the seat away from rural Essex County — doesn’t faze Stec. “We owe it to our taxpayers and constituents to find the best candidate possible to represent the region, regardless of where the person comes from,” he said March 6. Stec said that his approach to governance — fiscal conservatism while providing vital social services — would be embraced throughout the district. He said that as chairman of the Warren County Finance Committee, he helped craft two budgets that reflected the two lowest tax levy increases in 20 years, despite escalating health, retirement, fuel and personnel costs. The budgetcrafting was accomplished while building back the county’s financial reserves, which were seriously depleted — and not using fund balances to make the figures look good, he said. “ We’re committed to making sure we are providing services the public wants, while getting the most value for the taxpayers’ money,” he said. His fiscal conservatism has a deeper history, he said. For nine years during his tenure as town of Queensbury supervisor, the municipality had no local property tax. Also, his administration returned $10 million in surplus back to the property owners, he said. When first taking office as town supervisor in 2004, he was the youngest supervisor to be in charge of Queensbury since H.Russell Harris, who was in power from 1946 through 1958. Stec served as town councilman for four years prior to his tenure as supervisor. It was in 2002, as town board member, that he first sought the Assembly seat when Betty Little left the post open and ran for the state Senate. At the time, seasoned politicians advised him to gain some experience, Stec said, adding that he deferred to Sayward in her successful candidacy.

Dan Stec Now, with some silver hair in his sideburns, he’s achieved the political experience that was slim a decade ago. Now, he’s one of the longest-tenured supervisors of his town in recent history, he said. “I'm about as experienced as you can get,” he said with a chuckle. Among his accomplishments, he said, was his oversight of the $15.3-million project reconstructing the Northway Exit 18 corridor which provides a drastically improved gateway to Glens Falls, he said. The complex project, which involved various agencies at all levels of government, took 10 years to accomplish. Stec also said he was ready for the media scrutiny that accompanies an Assembly seat, noting that for 10 years, Queensbury town board meetings have been televised locally on TV8. “People want to be comfortable with their candidate, and the public has seen me perform on my job,” he said. “Because of this television exposure, I’m amazed at how many people know me.” Regardless of where the regional Assembly candidate hails from, he or she must be well-versed in Adirondack issues, political observers have said. Stec said Tuesday he possesses such credentials. He observed that he’s now into his second term leading Warren County, which has 94 percent of its land mass inside the Adirondack Park boundaries. Also, he’s been regularly attending meetings of the Intercounty Legislative Committee of the Adirondacks, a group he chaired for a year. The panel debates various initiatives and issues that concern all the 102 towns and villages in the Adirondacks. Also, Queensbury — although its considered suburban — has half its land mass within the Park’s “blue line,” Stec said. In addition, he took on and accomplished a personal challenge to climb all the high peaks in the Adirondacks, not only as a way of keeping fit, but to fully appreciate the region’s character, he said. “Last year, my pastime has been hiking in Essex County, and now that I’m a ‘46er,’ I’m very familiar with the rugged beauty of the county as well as familiarizing myself with the challenges it faces because of its ‘rural-ness,’” he said.


“This has been truly the best experience I have ever had in my life,” Sayward said in Plattsburgh at the Legislative Breakfast Friday, March 2, a day after announcing her retirement. “It hasn’t always been easy, but it has been rewarding. “We have done so many things, but the most significant thing I ever did was to become the first Republican to sign for the same-sex marriage bill.” Sayward, 67, served a decade as Willsboro Town Supervisor before being elected to the 113th Assembly District in 2002. The district covers Hamilton and Warren counties, most of Essex County and part of Saratoga County. She spoke with family recently, including her husband Kenneth, with whom she celebrated a 50th wedding anniversary, and decided it was the right time for her to retire. She will step down at the end of the year. “Teresa, you are leaving us wanting more,” said North Country Chamber of Commerce President Garry Douglas. Assemblywoman Janet Duprey, R-Peru, of the 114th Assembly District, called it a bittersweet day and a huge loss for the North Country. She said she and Sayward have been friends since they were teenagers. Duprey also supported the same-sex marriage bill. “She is one of the most respected members of the Assembly by both parties that sit in those chambers,” Duprey said. State Sen. Betty Little, R-Queensbury, said she began admiring Sayward’s career when the latter was a supervisor in Willsboro. “She is a tremendous representative of the issues of this constituency,” Little said. “I think she is going to be a tremendous advocate for the North Country in a different way.” Sayward is not going away. The Adirondack Park still needs a strong voice, she said. “If we don’t come together for a single purpose, we won’t be successful in anything we do,” Sayward said. “There is a lot of power when people come together.” Sayward has been extremely pleased with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration. The most important thing, she said, is to work in a non-partisan way to push New York forward. “I knew when I took this job I would know when it was time to leave,” Sayward said. “Thank you all very much for making this ride I had a very pleasant and wonderful experience.”

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March 10, 2012

irl Scouts around the world are celebrating the official centennial of their organization Monday, March 12 in what is being touted as the “Year of the Girl.” It was 100 years ago when Juliett Gordon Low founded the first Girl Scout troop in Savannah, Ga. Since then, more than 50 million American girls have developed leadership potential in their troops. Once a Girl Scout, always a Girl Scout. The organization has created a family of friends — a sisterhood — that transcends time. And if you’re a Girl Scout, you’re in good company. Here are some famous Americans in the Girl Scout family: •musicians Taylor Swift, Sheryl Crow and Mariah Carey; •actresses Dakota Fanning, Lucille Ball (“I Love Lucy”), Lynda Carter (“Wonder Woman”) Susan Lucci (“All My Children”) and Mary Tyler Moore; •television personality Martha Stewart; •television anchorwoman Barbara Walters; •syndicated newspaper columnist Ann Landers; •tennis star Venus Williams; •professional race car driver Danica Patrick; •figure skating Olympic gold medalists Peggy Fleming and Dorothy Hamill; •Sandra Day O'Connor, the first female member of the U.S. Supreme Court; •and former first ladies Laura Bush, Nancy Reagan and Hillary Clinton, who is currently the U.S. Secretary of State. Clinton’s daughter, Chelsea, was also a Girl Scout. Girl Scouts, you are the future leaders of our country in all corners of society, including government, business, education, health, science, sports, media and the arts. Those who are not familiar with Girl Scouts simply know them for their cookies. But Girl Scouts know better. It’s about camaraderie, teamwork, leadership, strength of mind, body and spirit ... and fun. Former Girl Scouts at Denton Publications were eager to share some fond memories of their scouting days, from the 1960s through the 1980s. They remember community service projects, field trips, camping, canoeing and hiking. They learned a lot, and they highly recommend the Girl Scouts to any girl. Joining the Girl Scouts is a great way to get away from the house — with 21st century distractions like television, video

games, computers and cell phone texting — and into new environments with a wide variety of experiences. It shows girls that there’s more to life than simply going to school and going home. There’s a world out there to explore, and the Girl Scouts can show you the way. For those not familiar with Girl Scouts, here is a quick primer. Like in Boy Scouts, there are different groups based on age: •Girl Scout Daisy, grades K-1 •Girl Scout Brownie, grades 2-3 •Girl Scout Junior, grades 4-5 •Girl Scout Cadette, grades 6-8 •Girl Scout Senior, grades 9-10 •Girl Scout Ambassador, grades 11-12 The mission is to “build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.” The motto is “Be prepared.” The slogan, which has been used for 100 years, is “Do a good turn daily.” Girl Scout Promise: On my honor, I will try: To serve God* and my country, To help people at all times, And to live by the Girl Scout Law. And don’t forget that adults can join as leaders and co-leaders. While there are currently 2.3 million American girls in Girl Scouts, there are more than 880,000 adults in leadership roles. The 100th anniversary celebrations are now starting, and there is a variety of activities planned. For example, many local troops are taking part in a nationwide Girl Scouts’ 100th Anniversary Take Action Project called Girl Scouts Forever Green, which is designed to reduce the number of discarded single-use plastic bottles and bags. There are parties, camps and fun runs. The local council — Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York — serves more than 12,000 girls in 15 counties. For more information, visit online at It’s worth visiting the website, if only to take advantage of the Cookie Locator to find a Girl Scout cookie booth near you.

This editorial is the collaborative opinion of a board comprised of Thom Randall, Fred Herbst, Lou Varricchio, Keith Lobdell, Stephen Bartlett, Andy Flynn, John Grybos and John Gereau. Comments may be directed to


It isn’t about winning at all cost when a judge ordered TAPPS n a society that values officials to reinstate the team winning above all else, into the tournament and to the students at Beren reschedule the game so as not to Academy, an Orthodox Jewish conflict with the Sabbath. The basketball team from Texas, Kerrville team that was preparshowed the world that faith ing to play Friday night, instead based values still take priorisent wishes of support to Beren ty— even over winning in the Academy players in a sign of state finals. sportsmanship. Beren went on Dan Alexander Last week Beren won their to win that semi-final and endThoughts from game in the quarter finals of Behind the Pressline ed up losing in the state finals the Texas Association of Priby a mere two points. vate and Parochial Schools. So what can we learn from these events in The semi-final game was scheduled to be far off Texas? In a world that seems to have played at 9 p.m. Friday evening. Beren playratcheted up a sense of “my way or the ers, however, observe the Sabbath between highway” attitude, we all need to recognize Friday evening and Saturday evening and the things in life that are most important. will not play basketball during those hours Winning at all cost isn’t everything. How as a sign of obedience to the faith. you win, the way you compete, the self reTwo separate appeals to the TAPPS offispect and honesty you display and respect cials had been denied in the week prior to you have for those you compete against is the game. That denial meant that Beren every bit as important as the ultimate outwould stay home and the team they beat in come. It shouldn’t have taken a judge to inthe quarter finals would go in their place to tercede and TAPPS officials should have play in the semis. TAPPS officials stubbornly amended the game scheduling ruling when held to their plans to have the games played they admitted Beren and other similarly afbased on their pre-arranged schedule and in fected teams into their league. You see the their minds that was the final word. Their league has a strict policy on playing games argument was that Beren knew of the on Sundays, so as not to conflict with the league’s finals scheduling before they Christian Sabbath. Eight of the 200-plus agreed to join the league and were told in schools in TAPPS observe the Sabbath on 2010 that should they ever reach the finals, Saturday. Beren parents, who put together no accommodation would be made for their that civil lawsuit over the objections of the Sabbath Observance. school, didn't do it because they wanted In forcing Beren to forfeit the semi-final their kids to go on a trophy grab. They did it game, the Kerrville Our Lady of the Hill to show their kids that their religion counts High School was given a second chance to and in leveling the playing field, they decontinue their season despite losing to the serve the same chances as anyone else who Beren team the previous week. And in a entered the tournament. Resorting to legel great sign of respect, sportsmanship and just action was the only recourse for the parents, outright class the Beren team sent their best but TAPPS officials, from their own sense of wished for success to the team from Kerfair play, should have looked at the larger rville. Beren school officials accepted the picture long before events reached this level. ruling handed down from TAPPS and At a time when values, ethics and moraliagreed to forfeit. ty seem like lost virtues this simple story reWhat the Beren kids know and underminds us that fairness, good sportsmanship stand, and adults seem to have forgotten, is and a level playing field is something, all that in competition there is something called too often, we take for granted in this counsportsmanship. Being a good sport means try. We expect the field to be level and fair you don’t complain or cry about the breaks when we take the court, but in so many in the game that don’t go your way. ways I fear we are moving further away Scholastic sports should be about teaching from embracing these virtues, and replacing life lessons, how to compete fairly and how them with a very one-sided “it’s all about to be a good sport. Competition is a skill one me and my Needs” type of society. Is winwill use throughout their entire life and ning at all cost really what life is about or is learning how to deal with the up downs on it more about how we choose to live our the field of play is a skill one can apply in lives that is most important? nearly every facet of everyday life. You hope Dan Alexander is publisher at CEO of Denton for a level playing field, put your priorities Publications. He may be reached at dan@denin place and put your skills to the test. On Thursday, Beren was given a reprieve,


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March 10, 2012

•100 Years Ago - April 1912• Teacher denounces racy music At a recent school conference, Miss Eleanor Smith aimed a blow at the music sung at our Sunday School. She made an onslaught on such pieces in vogue as “Bringing in the Sheaves,” “Will there be any Stars in my Crown?,” “I want to be an Angel,” “Hold the Fort” and many other favorites in Sunday School singing which she firmly denounces as “ragtime music.”

Gallup found dead in the snow Orville Gallup, 68, a Thurman farmer and veteran of the Civil War, was found dead th morning of March 22, 1912 by the roadside near his home between Thurman Station and Athol by George W. Lucia of Warrensburgh who was driving on his way to Athol. The body was lying in a ditch partly covered by snow and Mr. Lucia at first thought it was an overcoat which had been lost by some traveler. Stopping to investigate, however, he was horrified to find the coat covered the lifeless body of a man. Lucia informed Supervisor Charles H. Baker of his horrible find and Mr. Baker identified the body as that of Orville Gallup. The remains were left where they were until Coroner C.A. Prescott arrived to view them. His opinion was that there was nothing to indicate foul play and death was due to heart failure and exposure. Orville Gallup, who lived with his son, Delbert Gallup, had been missing from his home two days earlier, which was common as he often stayed away for days at a time. In the company of Truman H. Smith, father and son has stopped at Shannahan’s Saloon at Cat’s Corners and had remained there for quite some time. Smith said that when he had left them they were both intoxicated and were engaged in a quarrel which resulted in the old man leaving the house and he could later not be located even after one of his rubbers was found in the road. A search was begun but was abandoned because of darkness and a heavy fall of snow. The old man was well thought of in Thurman and his sad death has caused much sorrow. Besides his son he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Charles Combs of Athol. The bearers were Watson Everts, Truman H. Smith, Thomas S. Coyle and Clarence

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Brown. Burial was made in the Baker Cemetery, Thurman. (Note: ”Cat’s Corners” was on the corner of the Thurman Road and Hickory Hill Road near the east end of the Thurman Bridge.)

Old Toll House takes fire The building formerly used as a toll house on the Warrensburgh-Chestertown Road caught fire the morning of March 26, 1912 Situated about three miles north of Warrensburgh, it was saved by destruction only by the most strenuous efforts on the part of every able-bodied person in the neighborhood, women as well as men. the building is owned by William H. Faxon of Chestertown and now occupied by Carmi Wright. The chimney burned out and set fire to the roof and the flames made rapid progress. Amid shouts and screams, a bucket brigade was quickly formed. The water supply was insufficient and pails were filled with snow which were dumped where they would do the most good. All the household furniture was removed from the building and in the excitement many breakable items were damaged by rough handling while feather beds, pillows and other things were carefully carried to a place of safety. Men with axes chopped holes in the roof in order to get at the heart of the fire and some of the partitions were chopped open. It was a long and hard struggle but determined firefighters won and saved the building which was damaged to the extent of $400 which was covered by insurance. There was no insurance of Mr. Wright’s furniture but most of the broken articles can be repaired. He says he is grateful to his neighbors for their assistance. (Note: This property would be today on the south corner of state Rte. 9 and Rte. 28.)

War souvenir found Peter Bridge of Essex is proudly exhibiting a piece of lead which he carried in the back part of his head for nearly half a century. He was a veteran of the Civil War and during one of the battles he was wounded in the head. The injury never properly healed and in the intervening years it frequently occasioned him much trouble and pain. Recently there came from the wound a portion of a bullet which he has kept as a souvenir

of his part in the great rebellion.

Local girl graduates in Troy Miss Alice M. Hadden, daughter of Fred O. Hadden of Warrensburgh, graduated March 19, 1912 at the head of her class at the commencement exercises of the training school for nurses of the Samaritan Hospital in Troy. She received the first scholarship prize of $50 in gold and was the second Warrensburgh girl to win this prize having also been won a few years earlier by Cordelia Combs. Frederick Hadden and his wife, Harriet Jane Prosser Hadden attended the graduating exercises. Miss Hadden will practice her profession in Troy. (Note: My late mother-in-law, Ida Robinson Hadden once told me that Alice Hadden cared tenderly for her ailing father, Fred Hadden until he died two years later in 1914. The Hadden homestead was the second house up the hill on the left on Ridge St., once known as Hadden Hill, which was later the home of postal worker Francis Thayer. Alice died, unmarried, in 1925 when she was only 41 years old and her mother followed five years later. They are all buried in the back of the old east side of the Warrensburgh Cemetery.)

Shack to be built for workers Contractor Joseph M. Walker is having a big shack built on the Chester Road to house the gang of Italians to be employed on his state road contract this season. Frank Burgess, Mr. Walker ’s superintendent, is in charge of the work. The men will arrive soon and work will start April 10, 1912. Rucco Fava, who is to take the place of Tony, the efficient gang boss of last season has recently been in Warrensburgh to look things over.

Torn down and chopped up The Burhans barns and the surrounding fence on the Burhans estate are being town down and the site will be occupied by a modern garage. G.E. Farrar is in charge of the work. (Note: The Burhans estate was on Pine Tree Lane, directly up the hill behind the present day Warrensburg Town Hall. Historian Sarah Farrar says that these barns mentioned were on Elm St., across the roadway from the firehouse which was built on land once owned by Charles Burhans.) In other news, Jay Pasco of South Johns-

burgh, with the aid of William Cameron of Athol, recently cut on Cyrus D. Baker ’s place in Thurman a giant maple tree which made 13 markets of logs. It was hauled to the landing at The Glen by Baker ’s team. On Orlando Beede’s job at Keene Valley, a load of pulp wood containing 13 cords was drawn seven miles by one team. This is reported to hold the record for this area.

News roundabout This March has been one of the worst we have seen in a number of years. Records show that this has been the coldest winter since 1854. Most everyone has a cold now and are wishing for warm weather. Levi Morehouse of Sodom is feeling feeble but he thinks he will feel better when warm weather arrives. A great many people are hopefully getting ready for sugar making. If all is true about the old groundhog we had better light a lantern another year so he can see his shadow or we might feel we are living in the North Pole. Albert Turner of Starbuckville recently shot one of the largest otters that has ever been killed in this area. It weighed 44 pounds and measured 41 inches. (Note: The road going north up the river from the Starbuckville Dam on the west side of the river is called “Turner Road.”) Edwin Glazier, 72, an old and highly respected citizen of Horicon died at his home, Feb. 14, 1912, near the village after an illness of only a few days of pneumonia. His wife proceeded him to the better land by a year. William F. Benham, for many years a noted Adirondack guide, died at Saranac Lake. Readers are welcome to contact Adirondack Journal correspondent Jean Hadden at or 623-2210.

Clarification and corrections: Editing of the March 3 edition of this column resulted in a factual error. Allison Mark Langworthy’s granddaughter is indeed Allison Apple, but he is also the father of Linda Apple, who still lives in town on Hudson St. with her husband Thomas Apple and several of their children. Also: the mention of controversy linked to a politician holding both a town office and a school district office simultaneously referred to Bernard A. Clinton in March 1912, who was removed from office because of the dual roles. No public controversy has erupted that we know of concerning Linda Marcella Baker ’s present roles on both the town board and the Warrensburg school board.

Letters to the Editor Dumping on others’ property is offensive To the Adirondack Journal: There was a truckload of mattresses and furniture dumped in the middle of the night — then set on fire — on the property of an elderly woman on Buyce Road. This is not being a good neighbor — and it is dangerous. The owner of this property does not deserve this — she has been gracious to different sport groups. You will be found out. You are being watched! Come and clean up your mess, including all the beer bottles. And if you have a problem with your garbage, contact the Thurman Town Board or leave it on their lawn. Joan Harris Thurman

Controlling invasive species is vital To the Adirondack Journal: The Lake George Park Commission has been investigating ways to prevent aquatic invasive species entering Lake George over the last few years. Several western states have instituted mandatory boat inspections in order to prevent invasive species from entering their lakes. Lake Tahoe, which is similar to Lake George, estimates the economic impact to their area would be $22.4 million per year if the invasives were left unchecked. This analysis encompasses reduction in property values, recreational use, tourism loss, water supply impact and increased boat maintenance. Last year, the management efforts to eradicate Asian clams, Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-Leaf Pondweed, etc. in Lake George approached $1 million. In January, the full Park Commission voted to continue holding public invasive species prevention meetings every two weeks. Attendees include the general public, municipalities, environmental groups, DEC and marina owners. The short term objective is to implement a pilot boat washing program for vessels which are not "clean, drained and dry." This pilot boat washing program will be located in one site and will clean those vessels that are not "clean drained or dry." Other launch sites will operate as they did in 2011. The pilot program will leverage the experiences from those lakes that have already implemented the inspection and vessel-washing process. We are also developing public information programs to convey the need for all lake users to be good stewards to help us all in the prevention of the spread of invasive species. Our goal is to partner with marinas and other launch sites to prevent infestation. There are plenty of lakes that are now infested that wish they instituted a boat inspection process at all their launches. In 2011, the trained boat inspectors in the Lake George Association’s lake steward program ex-

panded their coverage hours at the six launch sites; they examined 8,593 vessels and removed 87 invasive species that otherwise would have infested the lake. Lake George village and town boards, along with other towns whose properties have been directly affected, have voted to support mandatory inspections. The Park Commission will include an information flyer with the boat registrations describing the pilot inspection process to inform boat owners of any changes. It is our goal, through public education and boat inspections, to prevent infestation in Lake George. We all need to help in this goal, and I thank you for your editorial recognition of the problems we are attempting to manage. John Pettica Jr. Invasive Species Committee Chair Lake George Park Commission

Religion and schooling should be separate To the Adirondack Journal: I don't feel that it's right to foist anyone’s religion on others. Children should be able to get an education without their beliefs being questioned or discriminated against. They shouldn't have to endure others' beliefs being forced upon them. Public schools are just that, public. People of many differing beliefs go there. It's an equal opportunity place to receive an education. It's not a public school's place, right, or business to teach such things. However, there are certain codes of conduct and universal laws that can be taught which are a part of most religions but aren't necessarily religious in nature. Common sense should also be encouraged. There seems to be a shortage of that. Moral direction, I feel, should be taught by a child's parents or guardians, family members and religious groups, not by public schools. It's prejudiced to suggest or imply that one religious tenets are fit to be taught — and not that of another's. It’s also wrong to single-out, demonize and degrade a religion such as the allegations circulating over Harry Potter. That's discrimination and bigotry. Such accusations imply a "mine is better than yours" attitude which is quite destructive, especially given humankind’s history. As for the Harry Potter controversy, that’s a potential slippery slope. A giant Pandora's Box. What's next? Alice In Wonderland because some people might foolishly think that, upon reading it, kids might get the sudden urge to cut people's heads off due to what is said by the Queen of Hearts? How about Willy Wonka? Will he be accused of promoting gluttony because he is a successful candy maker? Will there be calls for the candy to be banned in stores?

Children should be encouraged to read, not discouraged by having the very books that got them interested in reading in the first place snatched away from them due to discrimination, bigotry and hypocrisy. Lauralee S. Allen Warrensburg

Maxam: Based on my accomplishments, Chester board should reinstate me To the Adirondack Journal: After repeatedly lauding my job performance, the Chester Town Board terminated me recently as town Animal Control Officer. In the three months I was ACO, I brought in 62 new dog licenses and 15 delinquents were reinstated, a 15 percent increase in licensing, generating over $500 in new revenues which reimbursed the taxpayers for one-third of my salary. During this period, the town constructed an animal shelter which gained commendation from the state. We started with a concrete pad in an overgrown area and crafted it into a one-story, insulated building. I obtained professional kennels through Craigslist, buying an eight-kennel setup for $500, kennels which cost at least $2,500 new. Assisted by the state Department of Agriculture and Markets, I fully equipped the shelter and ACO to meet state standards. I completed training in animal law, rabies and dog bites, received certification in micro-chipping and parasite counseling and was enrolled in a certificate course in nuisance wildlife control. I wrote and published articles on dog licensing, leash law, rabies and dog bites, dangerous dogs and breed control. I wrote and designed a pamphlet on pet owners’ responsibilities. I registered the shelter in Purina Pets for People campaign to receive free food and in Purina’s disaster aid program. I applied to Purina’s Pets for Seniors Program so seniors could adopt companion animals with Purina reimbursing adoption costs. I answered numerous calls, was available 24-7, rescued cats and dogs alike and took steps pursuant to the law to protect innocent animals. For all of this, I was paid about $1,500. Unfortunately, the Chester Town Board failed to allow me to perform the duties I was empowered to do. I am the most qualified resident for ACO. I should be reinstated to the position and allowed to perform the duties as authorized by law. June Maxam Chestertown

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Bands ‘N Beans rocks Roaring Brook Ranch By Thom Randall

Winners of the Bands 'N Beans chili contest pose for a photo Sunday, March 4 at Roaring Brook Ranch in Lake George. The annual event attracted more than 1,000 people to hear eight bands on two stages as well as sample 35 different varieties of chili offered by area restaurants. Photo by Thom Randall

River to Northville in Fulton County. Winning third in the popular vote was Vic’s Tavern of Northville. The President’s Award went to Upriver Cafe of Lake Luzerne, and the Hot Stuff award went to Marketplace Steakhouse of Bolton Landing. Garry said the “reach” of the event has been expanding during its 21 years in existence. New competitors this year included Garnet Hill Lodge in North River, Holiday Inn of Lake George, Marketplace Steakhouse, Pete’s Ahh of North Creek, Pub on 9 of Bolton, and Ranchero’s Steakhouse of South Glens Falls, Garry said. “New restaurants breathe new life into the cook-off every year,” he said. But Bands & Beans would be a huge event


Their version of chili, which featured rare meats, earned first place in the votes cast by attendees. It included smoked buffalo meat, and wild boar sausage, and had a topping of shredded cheddar imported from Ireland. Down the lineup of tables,Brett Lang was dishing up two versions of chili for the two restaurants he co-owns: green chili for Pablo’s Burrito Cantina and classic red chili for Christie’s of the Lake, both of Lake George. “This is an amazing event — great bands, super people,” he said. “There’s not another event in the North Country like this.” Jeff Garry of Roaring Brook noted the event has a regional draw, and this year attracted cook-off competitors from North


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LAKE GEORGE — Nursing their bottles of beer, Bryan Rounds and Mike Lawler of Warrensburg stood and watched hundreds of people crammed into a dance floor at Roaring Brook Ranch gyrate to the music of the rock band Groove Therapy. “This is an adult theme party,” Rounds quipped. “This is the biggest thing that happens around here all year long.” “It’s a mellow crowd — no fights like in the bars,” Lawler replied. “Nothing’s better than this,” Rounds continued. “Hot chili and short skirts.” About 1,000 people attended Sunday’s Bands ‘N Beans party — a fundraiser for the Lake George Arts Project that combines a chili cook-off with five hours of continuous music from eight bands on two stages. Approaching Rounds and Lawler from behind, Connie Maxam and Joanna Lent of Frederick’s Restaurant threw their arms around the two men, drawing them into a group hug. “We won! We won second place!” Maxam said of their chili concoction. “And it’s our first year!” Frederick’s chili was an unusual creation among the 35 presented at the party, as it was layered — varied flavors at different depths, Lent said. “It’s a recipe your mom would cook,” she said in a tone of modesty. Dishing out “Wazzu Fusion Chili” beside Maxam and Lent in the lineup of 35 featured restaurants were Michael Cirelli and Felipe DeJesus of Giovanna’s Restaurant of the Georgian Resort in Lake George.

with or without chili — it’s all about the socializing and music, Garry said. “It’s energetic, enthusiastic, and the incredible crowd annually gives an uplifting start to Spring,” Garry said. Near the conclusion of the party on Sunday, Arts Project Director John Strong was sitting in the musician’s lounge staring off into space, chilling out after a long day setting up audio equipment and arranging all the details. He said the event raised $20,000 to go towards his organization’s arts and music programming for 2012 in Lake George. “Years ago we’d get 50 phone calls or more right before the event. This year, the phone didn’t ring, and we thought ‘Omigod, is anyone coming?’ — And here we have 1,000 or more people packing the place. People are now sharing the news via social media and texting.” Shawna Hart, 27, of Glens Falls was one of those who texted “Let’s Go!” to her friend Theresa Zielonko of Queensbury. For years, Hart — a waitress and bartender at Lake George Holiday Inn — had covered for her co-workers on the first Sunday in March so they could attend Bands ‘N Beans. This year, she arranged the day off, Hart said. “I love this — it’s a gathering where everyone is in such a great mood,” Hart said, relaxing for a few moments, away from the shoulder-to-shoulder crowd letting loose on the dance floor. “There are so many bands, and I’m amazed at the number of people here,” Zielonko replied. “Plus I’m a big chili fan.” Hart added her thoughts. “This is like going to a big concert or something,” she said. “It’s the music and unbelievable atmosphere.”


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Warren County Girl Scouts celebrate 100 years LAKE GEORGE — As the Girl Scouts celebrate 100 years in 2012 — making this the “Year of the Girl” — the local troops are still feeling the effects of the recent restructuring of the Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York. Juliett Gordon Low founded the first Girl Scout troop in Savannah, Ga. on March 12, 1912. Since then, more than 50 million American girls have developed leadership potential in their Girl Scout troops. Girl Scouts are organized by grade level: •Daisies (grades K-1) •Brownies (grades 2-3) •Juniors (grades 4-5) •Cadettes (grades 6-8) •Seniors (grades 9-10) •Ambassadors (grades 11-12) The regional council serves more than 12,000 girls in 15 counties. In the upper Warren County towns, the restructuring has centralized the troops into two service units, one for Northern Warren County (towns of Johnsburg, Minerva and Chester) and one for Central Warren County (towns of Lake George, Warrensburg, Thurman, Bolton and Lake Luzerne). So instead of having a service unit for each town, there is a service unit coordinator for each region: Sarah Williams, of North Creek, for Northern Warren County; and Erin O’Neill, of Lake George, for Central Warren County.

Girl Scouts from Troop 3426 made pies.

The Central Warren County service unit has more than 10 troops, and the town of Chester has about five troops. Adirondack Journal staff contacted both service unit coordinators in the readership area and several of the troop leaders to talk about local Girl Scouts celebrating the 100th anniversary of their organization. There are a number of ways Girl Scout troops are celebrating the 100th anniversary. Some from the regional council — Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York — are going to Jam Camp at the Washington County Fairgrounds in June. Some are taking part in the Girl Run April 29 in Troy. And others are adopting activities that promote the nationwide Girl Scouts’ 100th Anniversary Take Action Project called Girl Scouts Forever Green, which is designed to reduce the number of discarded single-use plastic bottles and bags. Troop 3449, Lake George Erin O'Neill is the leader of Troop 3449 in Lake George with seven Girl Scout Seniors, one in grade 8 and six in grade 9. Her girls have helped out with community service projects such as volunteering for the Haunted Trail at Up Yonda Farm in Bolton in the fall. They are currently working on projects for their Gold Award. “That's really consuming their time right now,” O’Neill said, adding that they are learning about community issues, talking to people and researching. As for fun, they plan to attend Jam Camp, a 100-year celebration June 1-3 at the Washington County Fairgrounds. The girls are currently designing and making T-shirts for the camp. And they just started to talk about what other 100th anniversary activities they would like to do. One idea is to send gift to soldiers overseas. “We will be celebrating, but I'm not sure what we will do yet,” O’Neill said. The girls are also fond of taking field trips to restaurants. “My girls like to eat,” O’Neill said. “It

Girl Scouts from Troop 3173 on a cruise seems like we're always eating.” Troop 3173, Lake George Marybeth Tenne and Stephanie Meglino are the co-leaders of Troop 3173 in Lake George with five Girl Scout Ambassadors, all in grade 12. All five girls have earned their Gold Awards. And last June, they took a cruise to Nassau in the Bahamas. “These kids live the Girl Scout law, and they take that to heart in their everyday lives,” Tenne said. Troop 3173 will be attending Jam Camp in June. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts, members will be participating in a number of activities around town, including fashions shows and parties. They are planning a trip to New York City, where they want to see some Broadway plays and shop. Although her Girl Scouts will be graduating this year, Tenne said she will probably be active in Girl Scouts in the future. This is her 12th year with these seniors, who started Girl Scouts in first grade. At one point, there were 26 of them. This is a year of transition for the girls, as

they are wrapping up their high school careers by applying for college, waiting for acceptance letters, and making plans for their future beyond high school. They are busy with many extracurricular activities. “It's hard to fit Girl Scouts in their lives,” Tenne said. The teens are busy with Girl Scout activities they need to learn at their age. For example, they recently did their tax returns together. Troop 3204, Bolton Tammie DeLorenzo and Melanie Persons are the co-leaders of Troop 3204 in Bolton with 12 Girl Scout Ambassadors, all in grade 12. And eight of them have been in Girl Scouts together since they were Daisies in kindergarten. The girls have volunteered at the Haunted Trail at Up Yonda Farm; helped clean the American Legion post; and took part in the Veterans Day flag retirement ceremony. Every year, the troops in Bolton put out American flags on veterans' graves in the local cemetery for Memorial Day.


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Activities & events in the hills A benefit spaghetti dinner is to be held 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday March 11 to benefit the family of Donald Haskell, who was recently diagnosed with cancer. Proceeds are to help with extra expenses prompted by his medical issues. For details, call 623-9718. The Quilting Club & Craft Friends are now meeting every Monday eat 6:30 p.m. at the Thurman Town Hall. The next gathering is on March 12. Members of the group welcome all to join them at this friendly get-together. For details, call 6232633. Fifteen local residents in their latter years enjoyed an afternoon luncheon and friendly get-together Saturday Feb. 18 when the Thurman Seniors Club held their get-together at the Thurman Town Hall. The club welcomes new members, so those interested in joining, stop by a meeting, contact a member, or call 6239425. People age 55 and older can join as regular members, and folks of any age can join as associate members. The fee is still $10 per year. Join now, and help the group plan upcoming trips and events for the warmer months. The next meeting and luncheon is to be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday March 17 at the Thurman Town Hall. This will be the last meeting on a Saturday. In April, the group reverts back to the evening meetings. For more information, call 623-9425.

Town Board welcomes opinions The Thurman Town Board is holding their next monthly meeting on Tuesday March 13. The session begins at 6:30 p.m. with bill paying and budget concerns, followed soon after with the regular town business issues. Comments are welcome from town residents and guests in a session at the conclusion of the meeting. Note that each person now has a maximum of three minutes to voice their thoughts. Letters sent to the town by citizens, however, are routinely read at the meeting, and no time limit for such readings has yet been imposed. For more information, or answers to other questions, call the town Supervisor's secretary at 623-9649.

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On a personal note Celebrating birthdays this week are Hans Wenker and Alexandria Werner on March 10; Calvin Varnum, Paul Siletti and Pauline Germain on March 11; Bob Venton Sr. and Killian Baker on March 13; Gregg Sadow, Georgia Kenyon and Renee Walker on March 14; Tom Sesselman on March 15; and Paula Hubert on March 16. Get well wishes go out to Jeff Grants, Don Haskell, Cliff Dureau and Earl E. Dibble. Deepest Sympathy goes out to the family of Robert Florance of Bowen Hill Road. Florance, who was active in the community for many years, died March 1. Valerie Smarro of Williamsport Ind. Has been back home for a while visiting her mother, Bert Wilde on River Road. They spent time visiting many family members and friends in the area while Val was here. Sympathy from the community goes out to the family of Betsy Whitefield who passed away Feb. 21 at her home.

Local veterinarian service mulled Town supervisor Evelyn Wood is inquiring how many Thurman residents might be interested in having a veterinarian come to their hoe and check out their animals. A veterinarian cooperative service might be provided for both the smaller animals – pigs, sheep and goats – as well as the larger ones – horses and cows. Call the Thurman Town Hall at 623-9649 and tell a town official how may animals you might like to have examined, so Wood can gauge the need for a veterinarian service.

Town is now hiring A driver is now being sought for the Meals on Wheels program, and the post involves a 10-hour week. Also, a position is still open for a janitor to clean the town hall. For either of these positions, send a letter expressing interest or call a town official at 623-9649 or stop by the town hall and obtain an application from the town Supervisor's secretary, who is now located upstairs.

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Maple Days from page 1 to Thurman Maple Days are scheduled to repeat over the following two weekends. On Saturday, March 10, all are welcome to attend Thurman’s famous Jack Wax Maple Party, which includes a buffet of home-cooked food, topped off with maple syrup ladled onto fresh snow — the taffy-like treat that’s been cherished in the North Country for many generations. The party begins at 4 p.m. and continues until all are served. Hod Ovitt and the Warren County Ramblers will entertain with rollicking mountain music during the meal. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 11, and free for those 5 and under. Tickets are available at the door. This event has been a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society for 53 years or more. For details or directions, call 623-9649 or 623-4050 the day of the event, or see: Although the weather this winter has been quite warm, maple production seems like it will be very good this year, due to continued freezing at night, coupled with temperatures rising above 32 degrees daily, maple producers are reporting. Randy Galusha of Toad Hill Maple Farm said this week that the sap is flowing well and the sugar content is good. “We are all ready to go, and expecting a big turnout for Maple Days,” he said.

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March 10, 2012

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Friday, March 9 WARRENSBURG — Ordering deadline for Warren County Soil and Water Conservation District’s 2012 tree and shrub seedling sale. Over 30 different species of trees, shrubs and other items are available, plus wildflower seed packets, wild game seed mixes, bird and bat houses, fertilizer, tree mats, shelters and stakes. To place an order, see: or call 623-3199. STONY CREEK — Inspirational movie “Courageous,” 7 p.m. at at Stony Creek firehouse. Compelling story of four police officers and how they handle the challenges of family life and career duties. Free child care and snacks. Event is sponsored by the Stony Creek Community Bible Study group. All are invited.

LGVFD fundraiser March 10 LAKE GEORGE — The Lake George Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting its annual fundraiser — Cabin Fever Night Out — starting at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10 at the Fort William Henry Hotel. The night will feature live music, food, and a silent auction. Tickets are $20/ advance and $25/door. Call Barbara McGuirk at 361-4496. Proceeds go to the fire department.

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BRANT LAKE — Cabin Fever Party, 5:30 p.m.- 9 p.m. at Horicon Community Center, Rte. 8. Benefits restoration of the 1881 Adirondack Church into an annex of the Horicon Historical Museum. Spaghetti dinner, Carl Heilman slide show, music, raffles No admission charge — donations welcomed. LAKE GEORGE — Annual Winter Warm-Up Party & Guided Snowshoe Hike, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. at Lake George Recreation Center, Transfer Rd. off Rte. 9N. Family activities: bonfire, sledding, crafts, chef-created soups, broomball, hot chocolate, live birds of prey presentation, snowman building; sponsor: Lake George Land Conservancy. Free. Details: 6449673 or: ATHOL — Thurman ‘Jackwax’ Maple Party, 4 p.m. ‘’til all are served at the Thurman Town Hall. Buffet supper of delectable home-cooked food topped off by old fashioned jackwax or syrup on fresh snow, live traditional mountain music, benefits American Cancer Society. Beloved local tradition. $. Details: 623-9649, 623-4024. LAKE GEORGE — Rachael Ray’s LGCS benefit show tickets on sale, one day only, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. at Lake George High School. $25 to see the mega-star and Lake George alumnus chat about her life as she cooks up recipes at the April 12 show to be held in the high school. Details: 668-5452 ext. 1019 BOLTON — Maple Sugar Basics demonstration, 1-2 p.m. at Up Yonda Farm, 5239 Lake Shore Dr. tour of sugarhouse, tapping trees, more. $. Details: 644-9767 or: THURMAN — Country Dinner-Dance, 6 p.m. at the former Northwoods Inn, 188 Bear Pond Road, Athol, alternate Saturdays, Jan. 14 through April. $15. Free buffet supper & dessert. Partner and line dance lessons, then open dancing to deejay. Contact: CHESTERTOWN — Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner, 5-7 p.m. at Community Methodist Church, Church St. Hearty food, soul-satisfying socializing. Adults: $9; children: $5. Details: 494-3374.

ATHOL — Thurman Maple Weekend, Free sugarhouse & sawmill tours, demonstrations, children’s activities, local crafts. Experience mountain-town culture. Valley Road Maple Farm Pancake Breakfast, 9 a.m.; tours 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Details: 623-9718 or:

CHURCH LISTINGS - The Adirondack Journal provides this church directory as a courtesy to our readers and visitors to our area. Any changes or additions can be made by calling 873-6368. BOLTON Emmanuel United Methodist Church Sunday Service at 9 a.m. 644-9962. Rev. Henry C. Freuh, 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 644-9103. website: Rev. Edward Blanchard. Solid Rock Assembly of God - Sunday School for all ages at 10 a.m.  Adult Worship Service and Children’s Church at 11 a.m.  Thursday evening Bible Study with Sister Dale at 6 p.m. For information call Pastor Skip and Sister Dale Hults at 251-4324. Episcopal Church of Saint Sacrament, Bolton Landing - Sat. Evening Mass 5 p.m.; Sun. Eucharist 8 a.m. (Memorial Day Columbus Day); Sun. Eucharist 10 a.m.; Sun. School 11 a.m.; Bible Study Mondays 7 p.m.; Father Jim Loughren. (518) 644-9613, email: Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church Goodman 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 Kathie Sousa, D.Min. 644-3861, email, website BRANT LAKE Adirondack Missions of the Episcopal Church 494-3314 - Fr. Robert Limpert, Fr. Michael Webber, Fr. Dennis Pressley St. Paul’s Episcopal Church - Sunday Eucharist 9 a.m. (see Adirondack Mission, above). Brant Lake Wesleyan - Morning worship 9 a.m., Fellowship 10-10:30 a.m., Sunday school 10:30-11:15 a.m. 494-2816. Horicon Baptist Church - Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Sunday Worship 11 a.m., Sunday Evening 6 a.m., Wednesday Prayer & Bible Study 7 p.m. 494-2584. BILLʼS RESTAURANT Family Dining Main St., Warrensburg, NY • 623-2669 “Stop before or after church!”

Sunday, March 11 WARRENSBURG — Benefit spaghetti dinner for cancer patient Don Haskell, 2 p.m.- 6 p.m. at V.F.W Post in Warrensburg. Good food, socializing, silent auction, bake sale, raffle, live music. Adults: $6, Children under 12: $4. Haskell is undergoing treatment for throat cancer, and all proceeds to go towards medical and related expenses. Menu includes salad. For details, call Fran at 261-1877 or Charlotte Haskell at 623-3827. LAKE GEORGE — Lake George Community Band concert, 2:30 p.m. at Lake George High School auditorium, Canada St.. Features top student guest musicians from Lake George and Warrensburg high schools. Donations. Details: 874-0800 or: BOLTON — Family snowshoe outing,10 a.m., Up Yonda Farm 5239 Lake Shore Dr. just south of county Rte. 11. Benefit for High Peaks Hospice. Weather permitting. Pre-register at: 743-1672. NORTH CREEK — Presentation: Adirondack Civilian Conservation Corps: History, Memories & Legacy,” 1:30 p.m. at Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main St. Author Marty Podskoch presents. $. Details:

Tuesday March 13 LAKE GEORGE — 2012-13 Lake George School District budget presentation, 7 p.m. in the elementary school theater. Second of three sessions centers on instructional costs, which includes teachers’ salaries, athletics and extracurricular activities. Details: call the superintendent’s office at 668-5456. BOLTON LANDING — Film: "The Wind that Shakes the Barley," 7 p.m. at Bolton Library, 4922 Lake Shore Drive. Filmmaker Ken Loach's uncompromising depiction of unrest in Ireland. Free. Details: 644-2431 or:

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‘Winter Warm-Up’ fest set for Saturday the Adirondacks is set for 11 a.m.. Another DEC representative will be on site during the morning talking about invasive forest pests and control strategies. Throughout the Warm-Up, there will be nature craft-making, a treasure hunt in the woods, sledding and snowman building — if weather conditions permit. Lunch is next, served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The meal features crock pots of hot savory soup, donated by local restaurants and volunteers. Beginning at noon, broomball will resume, with teens and adults involved in the sport. Through most of the day’s events, there will be coffee and hot chocolate available. The Warm-Up is to include a bonfire, complete with makings for s’mores — and a storyteller. Door prizes to be awarded include a bottle of wine, a case of craft-brewed ale from Adirondack Pub & Brewery, a gift certificate to sport shop, plus Lake George Land Conservancy giveaways. The event is to be held regardless of weather conditions. Tents will be employed if there’s light rain, Hoffman said. “It’s a fun outing, and an opportunity for families to come out and enjoy a variety of activities,” she said, noting the event is likely to familiarize many families with the scenic site, which provides good access to trail systems. Registrations are not required, but are appreciated. For details, see the Conservancy's website or call 644-9673.


CHESTER Community United Methodist Church Doug Meyerhoff, Service 10:00 a.m. Phone 494-3374 (office phone) 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 - 494-7183 - Website: Good Shepherd Episcopal Church Sunday Eucharist 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday Eucharist 10 a.m. (See Adirondack Missions, Brant Lake). St. Isaac Jogues/St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church - Riverside Drive & Church Street. Saturday Vigil at 4:00 p.m.; Sunday Mass at 9:30 a.m. 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, 518695-3766 DIAMOND POINT Jesus is Lord Campground Campfire Service Friday night campfire service with smores etc. starting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday Morning in July & August 8:30-9:30 a.m. followed by fellowship & food. 518-623-9712. 264 Diamond Point Rd., Exit 23, Diamond Point, NY. Nondenominational Christian Service All welcomed - Children welcomed but no child care provided. Diamond Point Community Church Services have concluded. Services will resume next June 17, 2012., 10 a.m. Community Church welcoming all denominations. Visiting ministers. GLENS FALLS Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Glens Falls - 21 Weeks Rd., off Rt. 9 in Queensbury. Sunday service 10 a.m. Coffee hr. follows service. Rev. Beverly Waring, Interim Minister. (handicapped accessible, welcoming congregation) 793-1468. Web site: First Presbyterian Church of Glens Falls - 400 Glen Street at the corner of Notre Dame,


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NORTH CREEK — The Gore Mountain Region Chamber of Commerce is seeking vendors and crafters for a craft fair that is part of its Adirondack Adventure Festival set for May 5 and 6 in North Creek. Each year this event grows, with the Chamber adding new activities. The Craft Fair will be both days in Riverfront Park next to the North Creek train station. Offerings at the event include free raft rides, bike tours and guided hikes, artisans’ demonstrations and live music. Both indoor and outdoor vendor spaces are available. Details and applications are available online at: — or contact the Chamber office at 251-2612.

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First United Methodist Church - 78 Montcalm Street, Lake George, N.Y. 12845, Sunday Service: 10 a.m. Rev. Meridith Vanderminden. 743-8756. Grace Communion International -Worship 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: 518587-1221. Cell: 832-0660. Please call ahead to confirm attendance. LAKE LUZERNE Hadley-Luzerne Wesleyan Church - 445 Route 9N, Lake Luzerne, NY. Sunday bible hour 9:45 a.m., Sunday morning worship 11 a.m., Wednesday evening groups for all ages 6 - 7:30 p.m. NORTH CREEK United Methodist Church - Main 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 Church - Main St., North Creek. Sunday mass at 8 a.m. thru Labor Day. 5:30 p.m. Sat. Vigil Mass. Parish Life Director: Sr. Francesca Husselbeck. Sacramental Minister: Rev. John O’Kane. 518-251-2518 NORTH RIVER United Methodist Church - Service and church school at 10 a.m. For information call 251-4071. QUEENSBURY Harrisena Community Church - 1616 Ridge Road, Queensbury, NY 12804. Summer Schedule- Sunday Worship 9:00 a.m., Children’s Church,  Sunday 9 a.m.. PandaMania Vacation Bible School, August 8 - 12, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Now registering. Offer youth program for teens, adult bible study, children’s Sunday school, scholarship program. Rev. LaMont Robinson. 792-1902. Web site: POTTERSVILLE Christ Church Episcopal - Sunday Eucharist 12 p.m. Father Jim Loughren. (518) 6449613, email: Pottersville United Methodist Church Worship 8:15 a.m. Rev. Rodger E. White, Jr., 251-2482. SonRise Lutheran Church - Sunday 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. Pastor Benjamin Bahr 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., MidWeek Wednesday Service 7:00 p.m. STONY CREEK Knowlhurst Baptist Church - Sunday school 10 a.m.; morning worship 11 a.m.; evening worship 6 p.m. Wednesday prayer 7 p.m. Pastor Rex Fullam THURMAN Christ Community Church - Athol: 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 Church - Sunday 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 Church - Sunday services 11 a.m., Bible Study Wed. night at 7 p.m. WARRENSBURG Free Methodist Church - 250 River St., Warrensburg, NY. Musical Praise & Worship Service - Monthly on Second Saturday. Music for kids to seasoned adults. Everyone welcome. Refreshments & Fellowship. Come as you are. 518-744-8609. Pastor Nancy Barrow. First Presbyterian Church - 2 Stewart Farrar Ave., Worship 10 a.m. with coffee hour following. Youth Club for youth in grades 6 - 12. Meeting for the first and third Wednesday of each month 5:30 7:00 p.m., with a kick-off meeting for both youth and parents being held on Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 5:30 p.m..  All youth are invited.  For more details, call Rev. Lucy Harris at 623-2723. Free Methodist Church - Sunday school 9:45 a.m.; Worship Service 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday midweek prayer and Bible study 7 p.m. Warrensburg Assembly of God - Sunday 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. 6232282. The Holy Cross of Warrensburg - Sunday Eucharist & Sermon 8 & 10 a.m.; Sunday school 9 a.m.; coffee hour follows each service; Wednesday 5:30 p.m. evening prayer; Holy days as announced. The Very Reverend Marshall J. Vang-Priest in charge. 623-3066. Faith Baptist Church - Sunday 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 Church - Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Adult Study 9:45 a.m.; Worship Service 11 a.m.; 518-623-9334. Stephen Andrews, Pastor. St. Cecilia’s Roman Catholic Church -Eucharist 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 Church -3850 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 Witnesses Sunday Public Talk 9:30 a.m. and Watchtower 10:05 a.m. Bible Study, Theocratic Ministry School and Kingdom 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 Church Worship services every week 11 a.m. 1-14-12 • 20945

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PORT HENRY Downtown, short walk to groceries, shopping. 1 and 2 BR apartments. $465 to $490 per month. 802-363-3341.



DAY CARE Openings Anticipated. Jenna Laslow (518) 586-6323.

33 ACRES ON BASS LAKE, $39,900. 5 Acres, use 500 acre Forest, $16,900. 1-888-683 -2626

PORT HENRY 2nd Flr, 4 Rms. Suitable for 1-2 ppl. Heat incl. No smoking/pets. $600/mo. Sec & Ref Required. (518) 546-9759

FIREWOOD GREEN or seasoned available. Cut, split & delivered. 25 years of year-round, dependable service. Steve Smith 518-4944077. Brant Lake. Warren County HEAP Vendor.

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NORTH CREEK, NY Efficiency Units for the working adult. Heat, hot water, cable, furnished. $125/ week. Call 518-251-9910.

TICONDEROGA 2 1BR Apts. Heat/ Trash removal included. Walking distance to village. Sec/Ref required. $500/$525. 518-586-1709. TICONDEROGA NEW luxury apartments. Quiet, all appliances, no pets/no smoking. References required. (732) 433-8594 TICONDEROGA MT Vista Apts 1 bdrm $478+ rent; 3 bdrm $572+ rent. Appliance/trash/snow. No smokers. Rental assistance may be avail; must meet eligibility requ. 518-584-4543 NYS TDD Relay Service 1-800-421-1220 Handicap Accessible Equal Housing Opportunity. TICONDEROGA DOWNTOWN, Lrg 1 Bdrm. $475/mo. Heat & Hot Water Included. (518) 585-7869 TICONDEROGA 3 bedroom, newly renovated, security deposit & references required. $700/mo. (518) 585-2271 TICONDEROGA 2-3 bdrm. Upstairs. Heat, hot water, elec, garbage, snow removal, mowing incl. $850/mo. Sec & ref required. 518-570-8119. TICONDEROGA APARTMENT, Downtown, 2 bedrooms, all utilities included, $775/mo. (352) 410 -3731 TICONDEROGA 1 BR Apartment, 1st floor, porch, yard, heat included. $560/mo + electric. Call George (518) 585-3222 TICONDEROGA 1 BR/Pad Factory by the River. Includes heat, hot water, trash & covered parking. Security & references required. 518-338-7213 or 518-793-9422. $550/mo.

NORTH RIVER Small 2 bedroom mobile home in North River, W/D, available immediately. $450/mo. (518) 251-3990 TICONDEROGA MOBILE Home, 1 bdrm on Warner Hill Road. Range & Refrigerator incl., cable avail, no pets/smoking. 518-585-6832.


TICONDEROGA RENTAL Homes on Lake George - Hearts Bay area. Fully furnished, 2 bdrms, large screen porches, $900/mo. + utilities. Call 518-585-7240 evenings. TICONDEROGA 4 BR Ranch House. Available immediately. 518 -543-8052. $1,000/mo. TICONDEROGA SMALL 3 bdrm/1 bath house, 52 Water Street. $750/mo. + 1st & last months rent & $200 sec. dep. (518) 570-6312 TICONDEROGA 4 bdrm, 1 1/2 bath, W/D hook-up, no pets, nonsmokers, $750/mo., 1st month & sec. deposit required. Available immediately, serious inquiries only. or 518-585-2821. Call us at 1-800-989-4237

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- $5,000 SIGNING BONUS! Frac Sand Owner Operators. More Texas work than trucks! Must have tractor, blower & pneumatic trailer 817-926-3535 - MA$$IVE CA$H FLOW Returning calls, no selling, tax free. For proof leave message. 1-641-715-3900 Ext. 59543# ICE CREAM Parlor/Diner w/House - Exit 34 I-87 Keeseville, NY. Established, profitable, turn-key, includes real estate, $298k. 518-834 -9900. MYSTERY SHOPPERS! Earn up to $150 daily. Get paid to shop pt/ft. Call now 1-888-750-0193.

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HELP WANTED LOCAL - CAMPGROUND Manager The Village of Port Henry is seeking a Campground Manager for the Champ RV Park/Campground for the 2012 season. Energetic, service orientated person needed. Campground management/customer service experience desired. Living on premises is required. The deadline to submit required applications and resumes/letters of interest is March 30, 2012. Please submit to: Village of Port Henry 4303 Main Street Port Henry, NY 12974. For questions, further information, or to obtain an application, please call the Village office at 546-9933. - DRIVERS: Industry Leading Pay,Hometime, Bonuses, Benefits, 99% No-Touch,24 hr. dispatch, late model equip. CDL-A 2yrs tractor/trailer exp. req. Logistics One: 1-888-598-7248, X120 BIKES FOR TYKES look for them in Items under $100 Super savers ads

- ESSEX COUNTY ANNOUNCES A Full Time Position for a Registered Professional Nurse - Public Health Dept. $23.81/H. with an excellent benefit package. For applications and more information contact Essex County Personnel (518)873-3360 or at http://www.c - ESSEX COUNTY ANNOUNCES Two Full Time Positions for Registered Professional Nurses - Horace Nye Home $23.81/H. with excellent benefit package. For applications and more information contact Essex County Personnel (518)873-3360 or - ESSEX COUNTY ANNOUNCES A Part Time Position of Part-Time Social Worker - Horace Nye Home $19.09/H with an excellent benefit package. For applications and more information contact Essex County Personnel (518) 873-3360 or at rsonneljobs.asp - LIFEGUARDS Wanted The Village of Port Henry is seeking two certified lifeguards for the Champ RV Park/Village Beach for the 2012 season. Applications are available at the Village Office and must be submitted by March 30, 2012. For questions please call 546-9933. - WANT to help Our Youth. Join the Northlands Job Corps Team Recreation Specialist (Part Time) - Assists supervisor in coordinating all recreational activities for students, include Lifeguard duties. Requirements: High School Diploma and 2 years recreation experience. AA degree preferred. Valid Driver's License CDL Class A with passenger endorsement. Apply at PL 93638 EOE BUS MECHANIC Experienced Bus Mechanic needed. Contact Blue Line Commuter at 518-648-5765. DENTAL ASSISTANT Part Time in North Creek. Call 518-251-2401. OFFICE ASSISTANT Part Time. Quickbooks trained. Organizational skills required, must be a team player. Mondays & Fridays. Send letter of interest with qualifications to P.O. Box 5, North Creek, NY 12853. RCIL LIFE Skill/Volunteer Coach For a special needs adult. Ex. driving record requ. References requ. $14 hr. + mileage. 518-597-3486.

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Join the Incredible Team at High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care! Our mission is to help each person in our community find quality of life and live each day with meaning and purpose. Our teams provide compassionate and creative care, resources, and end-of-life choices for individuals and their families. Tri-Lakes Office positions now available: RN’s and LPN’s: per diem positions for pool Hospice Aide: Full-time position to provide direct personal care in a variety of residential environments; benefit package. Must be CNA or HHA certified. Community Outreach Coordinator: 30 hr/week with benefits - Community outreach, education and advocacy. Send cover letter, resume and three professional references to Human Resources, HPHPC, P.O. Box 840, Saranac Lake NY 12983 Visit for more employment opportunities throughout our organization.



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TICONDEROGA 3 BR/1.5 BA, Single Family Home, Large yard, covered parking with garage. Wood stove heats entire house. Laundry and workshop. 750/Mo. No pets. Security req. 386-2838830.


NORTH RIVER 1 BR Large rooms, private entrance. $700/mo. Includes heat & electric. 518-2512033.


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WANT TO help Our Youth. Join the Northlands Job Corps Team HUMAN Resource Assistant Responsible for assisting Human Resource Manager in all areas of Human Resource Requirements: AA degree in business, or associated degree, valid state license. Apply at EOE M/V/D/F

ADOPT - Art * Love * Adventure! Financially secure, happily-married Artists (film/music) wish to share extended family, home, and joy with baby. Expenses/support. 1800-959-2103

WANT TO help Our Youth. Join the Northlands Job Corps Team Career Preparation Period Specialist Responsible for effectively planning, developing, implementing and integrating all aspects Career Preparation to new students. Will teach, conduct needs & interest assessments, support career planning and job skill development. Requirements: High School Diploma, valid driver's license. Bachelor's degree preferred. Apply at EOE WANT TO help Our Youth. Join the Northlands Job Corps Team Residential Living Supervisor Manages evening programs in residence, insures a safe & healthy environment for staff and students, creates a positive employment environment through active staff and student supervision reports on activities, and institutes improvement plans as required. Requirements: Associates degree with 2 years of experience working with youth. Valid driver's license. Apply at PL 93-638 EOE. WANT TO help Our Youth. Join the Northlands Job Corps Team Residential Advisor Supports student accountability in dorms and other activities on evening and night shifts. Requirements: High School Diploma/GED, one year of experience working with at-risk youth, valid driver's license. Associate's Degree strongly preferred. Apply at PL 93-638. EOE WANT TO help Our Youth. Join the Northlands Job Corps Team Cook's Helper - Assists cooks & supports café sanitation. Requirements: High School Diploma/ GED, related experience or training. Apply at EOE PL 93-638.

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FOR SALE 2011 ASHLEY Wood Stove Large capacity, used 5x, too big for my cabin. 518-586-2741. $700 EQUILIZER 4PT. HITCH ton weight 1000 lbs., Trailer weight 10,000 lbs $500; Fold up double steps, new $85; Crank up jack, lifts 2000 lbs. $30. Call 518523-1140 EUREKA DEEP CLEAN CARPET SHAMPOOER GOOD CONDITION WORKS WELL $200.00 NEW $60 FIRM CAN DEAL AS FAR AS PLATTSBURGH 518-492-2028 KURBY CENTRIA Vacuum Cleaner with shampoo kit. 518-623-5444. $800 MEMORY FOAM THERAPEUTIC NASA MATTRESSES T-$299 F-$349 Q-$399 K-$499 ADJUSTABLES - $799 FREE DELIVERY LIFETIME WARRANTY 90 NIGHT TRIAL 1-800-ATSLEEP1800-287-5337 WWW.MATTRESSDR.COM MOTORIZED TRAVEL Chair new batteries, excellent condition. 518222-1338. $1,200 POOL TABLE Bar size, slate top, good condition. 518-585-7020. $450 PRIVACY HEDGES - Blowout Sale 6' Arborvitae (cedar) Reg $129 Now $59 Beautiful, Nursery Grown. FREE Installation & FREE delivery 518-536-1367 Will beat any offer! SKIS (2 pair) Cross Country, Rosignol, Alpino men's boots & bindings, Size 45, $125. Back Country, bindings fit regular hiking boots, $75. Charlie 518-623-2197. WALKER TURNER Collectible Drill Press '50s, good cond., $225 offers considered. 518-494-2270. WOOD STOVE Air tight with piping. Call 518-260-7785. In Hudson Falls. $175 WOODWORKERS PECAN slab w/ bark side, 3" thick, 25" circumference width. 518-494-2270 $200



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LOST & FOUND LOST DARK Grey & Neon Green Ski Helmet. Taken from Warrensburg Rec on Sunday, 3/4. 518623-3458.

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GEORGIA LAND Beautiful 1acre20acres. Amazing weather, Augusta Area. Financing w/Low down, from $149/month. Owner 706-364-4200

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TOWN OF Lake George 1/2 acre building lot. Village sewer, upscale neighborhood, build-out basement, mountain views. $59,000. Will hold mortgage for qualified buyer, 20% down. 518-791-1992 or 727-581-9365

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CENTURY 6’ Truck Cap has 3 sliding windows w/screens. Also bedliner. Excellent condition. $1100 value, asking $500. 518-5467913.

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LAKE GEORGE 2 BR/1 BA, 8' x 18' lg, screened enclosed porch. W/D, appliances incl. Quiet area. 518668-5272, $4500


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2000 HOLIDAY Rambler Alumascape 5th Wheel Camper, fully loaded, 2 slides, clean. Low NADA value $14,605. Selling for $9,000. 518-585-6913,



14’ ADIRONDACK Guide Boat complete w/trailer, oars, cover & cherry caned seats. Never been used. $5500 firm. 518-642-9576.

2001 440 Panther studded, 2 up seat, reverse, handwarmers, 1700 miles, goes with 2001 Caravan trailer, 1 owner. 518-546-7414. $3,000


300 FEET! Looking to trade my SLOW Skidoo 800. All reasonable offers considered incluing kitty cats and riding lawn mowers. If interested, contact TS.

1978 FIAT Spider Convertible, classic, running condition, garage stored. Asking $6,000 will accept offers. 518-668-2638 1999 FORD Hi-Top Custom Van 124,000 miles. A/C, TV/VCR, AM/ FM/Cassette, 4 captains chairs. Runs good, good condition. Asking $3500 OBO. Call 518-7444360 (Warrensburg).

"PHONE NOW re-activated" 2002-2003 JOHN DEERE #4710 compact diesel tractor w/ many options (300 hours), frontend loader, 6-foot rotary mower & new post hole digger w/12inch auger. All garaged, excellent condition. $24,975., OBO.(518)946-2645, leave MSG.

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SUVS 1996 JEEP Grand Cherokee 230,000 mi, 4x4, needs work, good for local driving, parts, plowing. $1,500 OBO (518) 623-9974

2000 DODGE Neon 518-894-4494 $2,400 OBO


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TRUCKS 1998 F250 Super Duty V10 with Fisher plow. 518-624-2580. $6,500

1964 FORD 4000 4cyl., gas. Industrial loader & Industrial Front End, 12 spd. German Transmission, pie weights. $4850. 518-962-2376 2004 BOBCAT T300 Track Skid Steer Loader Cab Heat Air. Asking $5500 E-mail me for pictures and details / 802-3281113.

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