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Voters dump Lake George school budget

Local sports. See page 15

Budgets pass in Bolton, North Warren, and Warrensburg

Thurmanites opened barns, garages for sale

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Village urges state to purchase Berry Pond tract By Thom Randall LAKE GEORGE — The trustees of Lake George Village approved a resolution Monday urging the state Department of Environmental Conservation to purchase the Berry Pond tract from the Lake George Land Conservancy for inclusion in the state Forest Preserve.

The village’s resolution endorses the use of state Environmental Protection Funds for the acquisition. The resolution cites that such a purchase expands recreational opportunities for local citizens and visitors, and the purchase protects the water of Lake George since the tract drains into the West Brook Conservation Park, which is being developed into an environmental park designed to pu-

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WARRENSBURG — A local woman who’s dedicated most all of her adult life to community service has been named “Citizen of the Year” for 2011 by the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce. Since 1984, Whalen has been involved in various projects in the town of Warrensburg, concentrating on beautification, historic preservation, lifestyle sustainability and enriching the local fabric of life, Chamber official Sandi Parisi said

Monday. “Warrensburg is her heart,” she said. “It’s just amazing the time she’s devoted to the town through the years.” Whalen will be honored at a Citizen of the Year dinner set for June 17 at Grace's Restaurant in Warrensburg. Starting her volunteer work in 1987 with the relatively new Warrensburgh Beautification Committee, Whalen launched various landscaping efforts around town. See WHALEN, page 4



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WARRENSBURG — While the Lake George Central School 2011-12 budget was crushed 389-911 Tuesday by local voters, the spending plans of three other northern Warren County school districts — North Warren, Warrensburg and Bolton — passed handily, and superintendents of the latter three district expressed thanks to voters for recognizing the cost-cutting and scrutiny that school officials invested in the financial plans. Lake George’s budget was the only one in Warren County to be rejected, and its projected tax levy increase of 3.98 percent, was the largest percent increase in the area.

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ATHOL — The backroads and byways of rural Thurman were far busier than normal last weekend as the town’s community sale drew hundreds of shoppers to browse through collectibles, antiques and household goods stashed in barns, on porches and spread out on local lawns. The Thurman Townwide Sale, a staple attraction in the region since 1996, was held May 13-14. Sunday’s installment was all but drowned out by rain, but the earlier two days made up for the slack-off, event coordinator Perky Granger said. “It was wet and cold, but we had tons and tons of traffic — there were cars trailing in and out of my place back-to-back all day Saturday, she said, noting that shoppers at her sale hailed from such locations as Elizabethtown, Kingston, Greenwich, Granville, Massena, Vermont and Florida.

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Farmers’ market Car racing exhibit The exhibit “Stock Car Racing at Ashland Park” continues to attract new visitors at the Warrensburg Museum of Local History. As reported in a recent Journal issue, about 50 people attended a reception at the museum about a month ago, and it continues to draw in more. Among those viewing the exhibit at its formal opening were Maynard and Eddie Baker, former racecar drivers. Maynard's daughter, Glenda Duell brought a video which includes old movie footage of several races in the 1950s. She also supplied the equipment to view it. A comprehensive exhibit on Warrensburg's architecture developed by Delbert Chambers was celebrated on its opening with a reception May 15. This exhibit will remain part of the permanent display. Sunday, May 29, the museum is holding its summer kick-off reception from 4 to 7 p.m., and this will be the last opportunity to see the stock car exhibit. Plans are to have an exhibit entitled the “Quilts from the Collection,” opening

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July 3 and running through Columbus Day. Following that, through November, local hunting lore will be explored in historic photos and words.

Perennial Swap set The annual Green Thumb Perennial Swap is set for Saturday, May 28 from 8 a.m. to noon in the Warrensburgh Mills Historic Park on the banks of the Schroon River. The event, sponsored by Warrensburg Beautification, Inc. primarily features exchange of plants between gardeners, but also includes gardening instruction. Experienced gardeners will be on hand to answer questions about soil and light conditions, hardiness zone and microclimates. Master Gardeners from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County will be on hand to test the pH of soil and provide informational handouts. Signed copies of the book “Warrensburgh Wildflowers - Seasonal Wildflowers in the Southern Adirondack Region” will be available for purchase. Refreshments will be provided at no charge. For details, call Teresa Whalen at 466-5497 or e-mail

The Warrensburgh Riverfront Farmers’ Market is set to open on Friday, May 27 for its 2011 season. To be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., the market includes the sale of locally-grown produce, prepared foods and recipes using local products, crafts, and a variety of specialty goods. Acoustic musical entertainment is to be featured as part of opening day festivities. The market is held Friday afternoons through October, in the Warrensburgh Mills Park on River St. across from Curtis Lumber. The market includes wine, baked goods, preserves, maple syrup, honey, dairy, poultry, meats, plants, soaps and lotions, and more. The market is sponsored by Warrensburgh Beautification Inc., and participates in the WIC nutrition program. Details on the market’s affiliations are available at: and: For details, or to reserve a vendor space, call Teresa Whalen at 466-5497 or via email at:

Upcounty events Summer season is revving up in the northern Warren County region, and there’s a

lot to do. Check our Community Calendar for details on the following events: On Thursday, May 19, there’s the opening of the juried student art show at Art in Chestertown Gallery, Main St., Chestertown. On exhibit will be selected fine art, photography and sculpture from high school artists of six schools in the region. That evening, a free presentation of gardening tips will be offered by Kerry Mendez, at 6:30 p.m. in the Town of Chester Library, Municipal Center, Main St. Don’t miss the Queen's Great Boating & Custom Car Weekend in Lake George, Friday, May 20 through Sunday, May 22. This event will feature a high-performance boat parade on Friday, down Canada Street Saturday and Sunday will include offshore demonstration races as well as boat and classic car displays on Beach Road. There will also be live entertainment in nearby Blais Park, with fireworks planned for Saturday night. Saturday, May 21 also features the annual Milford D. Lester Memorial Cup Recreational Rowing Race at Million Dollar Beach, Beach Road. The race begins at 10 a.m. For those who want exercise, join the annual Randy’s Run 5K footrace, which begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at Lake George Elementary School, 69 Sun Valley Road. While in the village on Saturday, check out the an-

nual Perennial Plant Sale, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. in Shepard Park, Canada St. Saturday also brings us Warrensburg Emergency Squad’s open house from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at their headquarters, on 13 King St. The event includes free blood pressure checks, building tours, and recruitment of new EMTs. Saturday also features the annual yard sale of the First United Methodist Church of Warrensburg, 8 a.m. to noon at their upper Main St. sanctuary. Both Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22 the Lake George Community Band will be performing their annual Armed Forces Day concert at the Charles Wood Theater, 207 Glen St., Glens Falls. Saturday’s concert is at 8 p.m. and Sunday’s is set for 2:30 p.m. Then on Wednesday, May 25 bring your friends to the “Golf for Tourism” event, 8:30 a.m. through the day at The Sagamore Golf Course, Federal Hill Road. The event benefits Lake George Chamber ’s efforts to promote the region. To register, call 6685755. Friday, May 27 brings us the first summer concert in lake George’s Shepard Park — the Rev Tor Band, beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 28 don’t miss Chrissy's Chairs Preview, 5 to 7 p.m. at Sweet Pea Farm & Perennials, 121 Federal Hill Road. Artists who decorated Adirondack chairs for charity will be on

hand to show their works, to be featured in a late-summer auction to benefit charities of the Christine Nicole Perry Trust. By the way, the annual Warrensburg Car Show set for Sunday, May 15 in the local elementary school parking lot was cancelled due to the rain, and a new date has not yet been set for the event.

Drivers needed Warren County Office on the Aging is now seeking several volunteer drivers to deliver noontime meals to the elderly in their northern Warren County homes. Drivers are needed to pick up meals at the Warrensburg Mealsite and deliver them to folks in Thurman, Warrensburg and Lake George. The position includes reimbursement of 51 cents per mile. To volunteer, or to obtain more information, call Roberta at the Mealsite — the First United Methodist Church of Warrensburg — at 623-2653.

News appreciated Thanks to all who have contributed to this column with vital information with what’s happening in our community. Please keep sending me news items and tips. Call me at 623-9714 or contact me via email me at: with your organization’s events at least three weeks prior to the event.

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Burgher Dash draws many for fitness and fun By Thom Randall

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May 21, 2011

Warrensburg Chamber loses its top officers By Thom Randall WARRENSBURG — The local Chamber of Commerce is now seeking new members for its board of directors after the recent departure of five board members, including the agency’s two top officials. Cheryl Kenyon of Thurman, who served as the Chamber ’s president since January 2010, resigned from her post — and from the board — on May 5. Contacted Monday, Kenyon said she had resigned because of increased duties at the Adirondack Gold Maple Farm which she and her husband own and operate. “I just couldn’t keep up with all the Cham-

Whalen from page 1 In 1989, she founded Christmas in Warrensburgh, a weekend event early in December that includes a variety of holiday activities for all ages and musical performances. The event, now a treasured local tradition, draws hundreds annually to various venues and retail shops in town. In 1998, she launched the Warrensburg Riverfront Farmers’ Market, which has grown from one vendor selling vegetables off his tailgate to a weekly venue that includes 15 vendors of produce, flowers, organic meats, baked goods crafts and specialty goods.

ber work,” she said. “It was too much for me and I decided to resign.” The Warrensburg Chamber also recently lost its vice president — Karyn Ryan — who would ordinarily step into the vacant presidency, according to Chamber board member Sandi Parisi. Ryan, manager of the Warrensburg Branch of TD Banknorth, resigned from her Chamber posts May 5 because she had recently been transferred to head up the Lake George branch of the bank, Parisi said. That’s not all the resignations endured by the Warrensburg Chamber. Shawn Dempsey, general manager of Hickory Hill ski center, resigned from his position as Chamber board member in April

The market, which at times features acoustic music performances, is held in the Warrensburgh Mills Historic District Park, which she helped create with other members of Warrensburgh Beautification, including Kaena Loo. Neglected for decades as a townowned parcel, the Warrensburgh Mills Park now features a gazebo, parking areas, landscaping, rest room and utilities due to the tireless lobbying of Whalen and her associates. This wasn’t the only town park she and helped launch or upgrade. She and others from Warrensburgh Beautification Inc. worked on developing seven town parks along the Schroon River, and obtained state grants for four of them.

because his job duties include far more traveling than before, Parisi added. That’s in addition to the resignation in April of board member Todd Trulli of George Henry’s tavern in Warrensburg due to family and business responsibilities, Parisi said. These resignations followed the death in March of Board member Barry Nichinson of Wevertown, just months after he joined the board. Parisi said the chamber was not going to elect a new president or vice president until November, but the group was now seeking additional members for their board of directors, which includes their executive officers. The remaining board members are now scanning their membership directory, think-

Her work started with the development of the Cal Engle Park at the Warrensburg Health Center. Now a landscaped site with a memorial, a bench and trees, the park was once merely an asphalt lot. Through the years, she also has brainstormed and conducted various beautification efforts at town facilities. Last year, she and others worked on landscaping the town hall plot. Her most influential work, however, may be in historic preservation, observers have said. She led a lengthy, successful effort to have areas of town designated as historic districts on the National Registers of Historic Places, and on the state register as well. In addition, she has actively

ing about who they might recruit to join the panel, she said. In the meantime, the Warrensburg Chamber ’s 2011 events will be proceeding as planned, she said. Chamber board member Lynn Smith of AlLynn’s Butterfly Inn Bed & Breakfast, will be in charge of overseeing the World’s Largest Garage Sale event, set for early October. Smith, who for years served as the Chamber President, rejoined the agency in January after a one-year hiatus. The Chamber ’s Arts & Crafts Show, set for July, will also be conducted as planned, Parisi said. “It’s business as normal for the Chamber,” she said.

campaigned to protect and preserve area historic resources in town, and to retain local quality of life in the face of encroaching development. Her community involvement goes further. For 15 years, she’s served as chairwoman of the Warrensburg cancer crusade. Also, she’s devoted many hours to the development of two townwide master plans. In addition, she’s been an active member of the board of directors of Adirondack Harvest, which promotes sustainable agriculture in the Adirondacks. Parisi said Whalen’s devotion to Warrensburg was evident to all when in the early 2000s she moved to Schenectady for several years,

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Construction workers install a hydrodynamic separator under state Rte. 9N, a catchbasin that removes silt and debris from stormwater before it flows into English Brook. As this waterway has exhibited high levels of pollutants and it flows into Lake George, the catchbasin installation is part of an effort of the Lake George Association to protect the lakewater quality and prevent sand deltas from encroaching further into the lake. Photo by Thom Randall

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New owners at local art gallery A grand opening and artisans reception are scheduled for 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 29 at the new Bolton Gallery & Arts Center. Owners Bob and Carol Kafin have opened up in the old Lakeshore Gallery space at 4985 Lakeshore Drive. The new enterprise is a retail shop that sells handcrafted items and features works by regional artisans. On display are jewelry, blown and fused glass, pottery and other ceramics, woodcarvings and accessories and wearable art. Bob Kafin is one of the original founders of the Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council, and Carol was an owner of the former Crazy Quilt shop in Glens Falls. The Kafins have owned a condominium at The Sagamore since 1987. "We are very excited in being able to bring a new business to Bolton," Carol said. "We look forward to serving local residents and summer visitors by providing them with high quality, very nicely made items from artisans who work in their own workshops and studios. We also will be scheduling demonstrations and exhibitions where our customers can meet our artisans in person and see how they ply their crafts.” For more information visit

A local volunteer group named Transition Bolton Landing held their first public event May 6 at Bolton Landing’s Conservation Club. Twenty-five concerned citizens shared a pot luck dinner and watched “The Power of Community,” a documentary detailing Cuba’s transition to a lower energy lifestyle following the break-up of their energy supplier, the USSR, in 1990. The film focused on agricultural, transportation-related, and social changes that were made to slash Cuba's dependence on fossil fuels. An enthusiastic discussion followed the screening, with ideas shared that were applicable to the circumstances in northern Warren County. Some of the topics explored were establishing community gardens, a project now well underway and spearheaded by Jane Caldwell, and a farmers market — being researched and planned by Eva Bird and Cobber Pratt. Proposed were such initiatives as online community bulletin boards detailing ride-sharing, produce-swaps, and labor exchanges; as well as senior outreach efforts and boosting re-use and recycling opportunities. Transition Bolton Landing is a volunteer group concerned with local solutions to reduce energy use and build strong community bonds. Localizing necessities and economics is one way to ensure resilience in the face of fossil fuel uncertainties and ever increasing energy costs, according to Bill Campbell, one of the groups organizers. For details or to get involved, contact Campbell at 744-0341 or at:

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May 21, 2011


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Chamber needs to bring dinner back to Saranac Lake area


his is not taking your ball and going home with it. This is taking your ball and going over to the neighbor ’s house. Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce board members have decided to hold their annual dinner on June 8 at the Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort in Lake Placid. This decision has many people — including Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau — up in arms, even suggesting that the move is related to the village’s plan to eliminate funding to the chamber gradually over the next three years. In this case, the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is wrong. Yes, the word “Area” is in the title, but the emphasis is on “Saranac Lake.” The home page of its website says “Welcome to Saranac Lake.” Should it add, “But don’t come for dinner — Go to Lake Placid instead”? On the chamber ’s website, 21 of the 30 listings for “Restaurant, food and beverage members” have a Saranac Lake address. Two have a Lake Placid address, and one of those is McDonald’s. That’s two-thirds of the sites listed by the chamber. Were all 21 of them booked for June 8? The chamber defends its decision. Argument No. 1: Chamber officials have said Lake Placid is okay because the dinner has been held outside of Saranac Lake in the past, using Hohmeyer's Lodge on Lake Clear as an example. However, Hohmeyer ’s is in the Saranac Lake area, not in the middle of the village of Lake Placid. Argument No. 2: Chamber officials have said Lake Placid is okay because the Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort is a member. Using this logic, why not have the dinner at another member business, the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino? That probably has the most to offer chamber members and has about as much to do with the Saranac Lake brand as the village of Lake Placid. Get the point? It’s perception. Hohmeyer ’s is “perceived” as a Saranac Lake area business. The Golden Arrow is perceived as a Lake Placid business, and, despite hosting a Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce annual dinner

there, it will not be viewed any other way. Also, while the chamber will not admit to it, the perception is that this move has everything to do with their recent clashes with the village. It’s the whole “looks like a duck ...” theory. Even if the chamber ’s intentions are pure, recent events suggest otherwise. This is not a move we would expect from a chamber of commerce that is run by some of the area’s top professionals, including the board of directors. This is a move that wreaks of bitterness and anger toward the village and, in part, the nonmember businesses within the village. In terms of the venom between the chamber and the village, neither is innocent. Saranac Lake Village Board members should think long and hard about any decision that takes funds away from an organization that promotes the municipality. In fact, the village of Saranac Lake, out of any of the other funding entities, should be the one that contributes the most to the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce. We don’t buy the “double taxation” excuse offered by the village board, even though they’ve targeted other organizations. It’s perception. Eliminating the chamber ’s funding seems just as mean spirited as moving the chamber ’s annual meeting to Lake Placid. And now the mayor has created his own chamber-like program to promote local businesses, Saranac Lake Inc. These two entities should be able to work together to promote the village and region and realize that the Saranac Lake area does not include the heart of Lake Placid. Both sides need to come to the table, sit down, and do the right thing for the businesses and residents of Saranac Lake — we can recommend 21 restaurants. For now, we’ll settle for one step in the right direction; return the annual dinner to the Saranac Lake area.

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Mercury causing Alzheimer’s To the Adirondack Journal: The guest viewpoint printed recently in the Adirondack Journal and authored by the Adirondack Mountain Club contains a claim about mercury pollution that is not realistic. The group claims that the cumulative amount of existing mercury pollution will be greatly changed by reducing the emissions from the nation’s coal-fired power plants. But coal has been used for many decades in cement plants, large ships, older trains, and to heat buildings. For many years, these uses have included no pollution controls. The environmental damage has been done a long time ago and may take decades for a significant change. Mercury pollution slowly migrates into the oceans. Mercury is a basic element and does not decompose, but it migrates through seafood or fish used for food for humans or animals. The recently proposed standards for reduction of power plant emissions is a step in the right direction. The air pollution of other nations circulates around the planet and will also come here. Overall, the reduction from the U.S. coal-fired utility plants will not make much of a worldwide change. The Ravena, NY cement plant has recently been in the news. It has a permit to release into the air no more than 176 pounds of mercury per year. It is esti-

mated that one-quarter of this plant’s mercury pollution comes from their coal. Tests have shown that other cement plants to release higher amounts of mercury pollution into the air. It is my opinion, based on many news releases and reports, that a long low-level mercury poisoning is the cause of Alzheimer ’s disease. This is explained further at Included in this information are steps that individuals can take to prevent Alzheimer ’s by reducing their own mercury poisoning. Robert Greene Warrensburg

Need objective evaluations To the Adirondack Journal: Educational initiatives call for keeping the good teachers and laying off the weaker ones regardless of how long they’ve been teaching. Now, the big questions arise —who is going to determine who are the good teachers? What criteria will be used to make these decisions? Will these decisions be based on personal conflicts, politics, nepotism, etc.? Will old “Mrs. X” be let go because she had the temerity to reprimand an offspring of an influential board member? In view of the sliding economy, will those in power be tempted to lay off a teacher who has served many years, in

favor of hiring a replacement at the low end of the salary scale? Evaluation, merit pay and tenure are really not new topics of concern. Boards of education and teachers unions have struggled with these topics for years. At one time, the New York State Teachers Association proposed a Professional Practices Act to give a professional status to the teaching profession, in which they would police their own ranks in a manner similar to the legal and medical professions. At another time, there was a call for a system of merit pay to compensate the most competent teachers. Unfortunately, no one could come up with a satisfactory, foolproof system of evaluation. There may still be a few old-timers out there who remember in the dark days of the depression years that some districts went so far as to lay off female teachers who were married since their husbands already had jobs. Do we really want to see “shooting from the hip” attempts to solve our present problems? Today’s challenge is to come up with methods to impartially evaluate teachers and administrators. If and when this is accomplished, we would then be in a position to terminate the non-performers. Robert Savarie Olmstedville

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•100 Years Ago – May, 1911• Bloody cure for melancholy Driven to desperation by extreme nervousness and suffering from melancholy induced by a long period of ill health, Mrs. John A. Manning of Brooklyn attempted to commit suicide May 31, 1911 in her room at the Warren House in Warrensburgh by cutting her throat with her husband’s razor. She succeeded in making an ugly wound in the left side of her throat when her husband was awakened by her movements and wrested the keen-edged weapon from her grasp. Dr. Griffin was summoned and sewed up the gash which was about three inches long but not deep. Mr. Manning stated that his wife underwent a serious operation in a New York hospital about five years ago and has since been in poor health. She resolved to seek health among the mountains here and about a month ago she came to stay at Henry Cameron’s boarding house in Thurman. She failed to improve and telegraphed her husband to join her and he came at once to Glens Falls and than made the trip to Warrensburgh on the trolley. They decided to stay for a few days at the Warren House where she appeared to improve. Mrs. Manning could give no explanation for her actions except to say she was temporarily insane. (Note: The Warren House hotel stood on the lot just south of the former Potter ’s Diner.)

Man wracked with sorrow The Rev. Thomas O. Grieves, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Greenwich and well known in the Warrensburgh locality, ran down with his automobile 8-year-old Mary Maginn Saturday night May 13, 1911 and inflicted injuries which resulted in her death at the hospital later that night. The incident occurred in Saratoga Springs. Pastor Grieves’ automobile is a powerful touring car.

Rev. Grieves was running up Broadway about 9 o’clock p.m. and made a sharp turn into a side street driving his machine directly into the throngs of people passing along the crosswalk. The child was walking with her mother who was struck first and thrown to one side and badly shaken up. The automobile passed over the little girl fracturing her skull and jaw. The clergyman carried the little victim to the hospital in his automobile and than drove to police headquarters where he gave himself up. He was arraigned before Justice Andrus on a charge of manslaughter in the second degree. He pleaded not guilty and was released on a bail of $5,000 to await the grand jury which will meet May 22, 1911. (Note: Rev. Grieves was grief-stricken and so upset after the accident that he vowed he would sell everything he owned and turn the entire proceeds over to the bereaved parents of little Mary Maginn in an effort to comfort them. He sold his automobile, which he refused to ever ride in again after the accident and he placed on the market a cottage on the campgrounds at Riverside which he owned. He steadfastly maintained that the accident was not the result of his alleged carelessness. No indictment was made by the Grand Jury and the child’s parents stated that they had no desire to press charges.)

Earthmoving project For a considerable number of years a frequent subject for argument in uptown Warrensburgh sitting places where men congregate has been whether or not it would be a wise plan to cut off the top of the hill which extends from the News office to the residence of Postmaster Robert Murray on Elm Street and deposit the dirt on School Street in front of the high school building where it would effect a great improvement by raising the level of the street above the pond of water which accumulates there in extremely wet weather such as we have not had with-

in the memory of older inhabitants in their teens. The “No’s” were beaten but not conquered, for they still insist that the project calls for an outlay of the town’s highway funds which could be used in many other more favorable ways. The powers that be have instructed George Washington Farrar, Town Superintendent of Highways, to go ahead with the work and the improvement is under way. (Note: the Warrensburgh News office in 1911 was on Elm Street, south of the bandstand. Apparently the mound of dirt was moved, considering that the area now exhibits merely a gentle slope. School St. is today called Stewart Farrar Avenue.)

Buried treasure While fighting a fire on the Warrensburgh fairgrounds recently, Fred Hayes was turning up the turf near the base of a tree and brought to light a hammer, saw and doublebit axe, the handles of which were entirely rotted away. They had evidently been secreted there at least 25 years ago, but by whom is a mystery.

Adirondack bear tales Arthur Brailly of Newcomb, while fishing at Chain Lakes, captured a big bear. He caught some fish and laid them on the bank and when he went to get them they were gone. Bear tracks, which could be plainly seen, gave him a clue to the identity of the thief. The next day he set up a trap and placed some more fish near it and in a short time Mr. Bruin was his prisoner and Mr. Brailly found him crying pitifully over his plight.

News near and far • The state Senate has passed the Sullivan bill which prohibits the possession of revolvers in the hands of unauthorized persons. It makes it a felony to have a weapon of this kind in one’s possession and a misdemeanor to have one in the house without a permit.

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Workers place brick pavers into the sidewalk bordering Canada St. in Lake George Village across from Shepard Park. The work is part of a streetscape enhancement project — which includes decorative brick pathways up to each store’s doorway — that is expected to be finished within several weeks.

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• Alfred Bornefeld, a Saratoga Springs jeweler, found $140 in bills neatly tucked away in a corner of a mattress which he purchased at an auction sale at the dismantling of Canfield’s famous gambling house in that place. It was surmised that the money was placed there in the mattress many years ago by one of the dealers in the clubhouse. • In other Saratoga news, “Maude S.,” the famous trotter owned by the late George S. Stearns, was shot to death as provided for in Stearns’ will. She was 35 years old and blind. • A large pavilion at Glen Lake owned by Frank Greenburger of Glens Falls burned May 23, 1911. The fire was discovered about 8:30 p.m. and raged so fiercely that the building was reduced to ashes in about an hour. Only the piano was saved and the origin of the blaze is unknown. • Another Glen Lake hotel property, part of which was destroyed by fire last winter, has been purchased by M.J. Dolan Jr., and Sterling F. Higley of Glens Falls who will make necessary improvements to reopen the hotel by June 1, 1911.

News roundabout • The third week of May was hot, hot, hot — and many people pined for the comfort of the good old wintertime. The thermometer registered 90 degrees. It is said that the sweet corn planted a week ago is now two inches high. • In Johnsburgh, Mrs. Louisa Ross is ill with rheumatism and Mrs. Abram Ross has the measles. Mrs. George Ross has them also. George Greene has been very ill with pneumonia. • In Bakers Mills, Ellis Dunkley is ill with paralysis. The children of John and William Millington are ill with the measles. In Garnet, the two-months old son of Fred Washburn was found dead in bed on May 5, 1911 and Dr. Brush pronounced the cause to be heart failure. • In North Thurman, Wilbur Barton lost his black mare and suckling colt valued at $200. The colt was found dead on the barn floor and the mare died soon after. Readers are welcome to contact Adirondack Journal correspondent Jean Hadden at or 623-2210. to you via First Class Mail. You pay nothing more. And remember, these are real manufacturers’ coupons that will never be rejected and always doubled at stores that provide that service. Now, I know I sound a bit like Ron Popeil, but this program makes sense, puts dollars back into our local economy and assists us in delivering your community newspaper to your mailbox each week. Coupons may not be for everyone, but given the current state of the economy and the prospects for at least the next few years, I have to believe many could find the program very helpful. Ingenuity, as they say, is the mother of invention. So as our homegrown North Country company works hard to keep bringing you relevant news, we hope this program will allow us to produce a better product for you, the consumer. Furthermore, we hope to be better positioned to meet our mission of community service while continuing to support our local economy. Thank you, in advance, for your voluntary paid subscriptions to our community publications and for inviting us into your home each week. Dan Alexander is publisher and owner of Denton Publications. He may be reached at

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•• Real Estate Transactions May 5 — May 13 •• Date Transaction

Amount Muni Address

05/05 Mark Feeney to Patrick L. Minton $185,000 GF 41 Lincoln Ave. plot 05/05 Stephen Carter to John P. Duffy $142,000 GF Bay/Fulton sts. Plot 05/09 Jason Dyer Hughes to Claude White $151,063 QBY 5 Phillips Ave. plot 05/06 PJ. Boissonnault to Randy D. Gross $350,000 QBY 21 Butternut Hill Drive 05/05 David Saunders to BenjaminD.Oliver $165,000 GF 64 Harrison Ave. 05/05 USA.HUD to Lucio Gambino $27,700 SC 27 Lens Lake Rd. 05/06 Sean Roseway to Andrew Castrantas $180,000 QBY Sweet Rd. plot 05/09 Lillian GrahamEXTRto Kevin J.Brean $35,000 HOR Duell Hill Rd. plot 05/05 Jeffry J.LaPell to George Studnicky4 $137,000 JBG 2692 Garnet Lake Rd. 05/09 Brian Tompkins to MM Moore Realty $270,000 GF 65 Bay St. plot 05/09 Brian Tompkins to MM MooreRealty $230,000 GF 69 Bay St. plot 05/13 Maria Gangi to Brian P. Skorney $395,000 LUZ Main St./7th Ave.plot 05/11 BrookHill Dev. To David R. Bauer $759,000 BLT LagoonManor condo703 05/12 Betty Macaulay to Patrick M. Dee $265,000 QBY Courthouse Estates plot 05/12 DenisCarpenter to Donald C.Secuaro $225,000 BLT Dittrich subdivsn plot 05/12 SkarbekOutdrEscps toLouisBonavita $325,000 JBG 72 River Rd. cut-off 05/13 Eugene Lewis to Kevin James Keith $45,000 LG RiverRd. nearWarrCo.Home 05/12 Nancy L.Olson to SLB Properties $25,000 QBY Warren St.-QbyStone plot 05/13 William Didio to Peter Shabat $400,000 LG 2108 Rte. 9 plot 05/12 SkarbekOutdoorEscps toAngieB.LLC $40,000 JBG River Rd. cut-off plot 05/12 Lk.Geo.Hosptlty toMohammad Tariq $390,000 LG Fort Geo.Rd.(DorayMotel) KEY: GF=Glens Falls; BL=Bolton; CHS=Chester; HA=Hague; HOR=Horicon; JBG=Johnsburg; LG=Lake George; LUZ=Lake Luzerne; QBY=Queensbury; SC=Stony Creek; THR=Thurman; and WBG= Warrensburg.

In observance of Arbor Day, local residents Larry Collier (left) and John Farrar plant one of two Elm trees at the corner of Main and Stewart Farrar Ave. The trees, resistant to Dutch Elm disease, are expected to grow up to 100 feet tall, similar to the giant Elm in front of Oscar’s Smoke House. Local historical society members have said they hope Elm trees can be restored to their bygone prominence along the streets of Warrensburg. Photo by Barbara Whitford

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Warren County Sheriff’s Report Local man accused of rape QUEENSBURY — Warren County Sheriffs arrested Tylar J. Bronk, 19, of Queensbury last week on a charge of rape in the first degree, a class B felony, and a misdemeanor count of endangering the welfare of a child. Bronk is accused of having sexual interTylar Bronk course with a 12-year-old female acquaintance at his residence last month. Bronk was also accused of smoking herbal incense with a 13-year-old at his residence earlier this month. The 13year-old became sick and had to be transported to Glens Falls Hospital by ambulance. Bronk was arraigned in the City of Glens Falls Court and remanded to the Warren County Sheriff ’s Office Correctional Facility for lack of $15,000 cash bail/$30,000 bond. Bronk is due to appear in Queensbury Court.

Threats made against Warren County judge WARRENSBURG — A Warren County man allegedly made several against the Warren County Family Court and Judge J. Timothy Breen to Albany News 10 last week. The caller indicated that the media should be present for family court May 12 and that Judge Breen was “as good as dead.” Leonard Following an investigation, the sheriff ’s ofBradway Jr. fice arrested Leonard M. Bradway Jr., 57, of Warrensburg for Making a terroristic threat, a class D felony. Bradway was apparently dissatisfied with the family court and Judge Breen over the handling of a pending matter. Bradway was held in the police lockup of the Warren County Correctional Facility pending an arraignment.

Cab crashes locally, injuring passenger QUEENSBURY — Warren County Sheriffs Office investigated a one vehicle personal injury automobile accident on West Mountain Road last week and a 2000 Ford Crown Victoria, owned by the White Cab Company operated by Nathan D. Legere, 34, of South Glens Falls, was traveling north when he lost control and struck a Verizon utility pole. Legere refused medical treatment at the scene but his passenger, 42, of Queensbury, was transported to Glens Falls Hospital to be treated for injuries sustained in the crash. Queensbury Central Fire Department and the West Glens Falls Emergency Squad responded to the scene. The investigation into the accident is still pending but speed and alcohol were not a factor in the crash.

Two car accident reported in Queensbury QUEENSBURY — Warren County Sheriff ’s Office received a report of a personal injury motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Aviation Road and West Mountain Road in the Town of Queensbury. The accident occurred when a 1999 Pontiac Van, operated by Nancy L. Fuller, 42, of Queensbury, failed to yield the right of way entering West Mountain Road to a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The Jeep Grand Cherokee was operated by Carrie J. Inglee, 28, of Queensbury. Members of the Queensbury Central Fire Company, West Glens Falls and Bay Ridge Emergency Squad responded to the scene. Fuller and her passengers, Colby Fuller, 16, Kristina Mosher, 10, and Austin Mosher, 13 were transported to the Glens Falls Hospital for treatment to non- life threatening injuries. Carrie Inglee and her passengers Seth Knopka, 14, and 5 month old Sidney Hubbard, also went to the Glens Falls Hospital for evaluation. Mrs. Fuller was issued a ticket for failure to yield the right of way from a stop.

Police: man endangered child LAKE GEORGE — Kevin C. Kellogg, 50, was arrested at The Holly Tree Inn in Lake George for seven counts of endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor. Following an investigation conducted by the Warren County Sheriff ’s Office and Kevin C. Warren County Child Protective Services Kellogg it was determined that on two occasions while staying at the Budget Inn on Route 9 in the Town of Queensbury and one other instance while staying at the Holly Tree Inn on Route 9 in the Town of Lake George, Kellogg engaged in a verbal argument with his girlfriend and then proceeded to hold a knife to his own wrist and threatened to kill himself in front of the woman’s two children, ages 7 and 9. Last week, he slapped one of the children in the face then pulled her hair. Kellogg was arraigned in Queensbury Town Court on all charges and remanded to the custody of the Warren County Correctional Facility for lack of $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond for the Queensbury charges, and $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond for the Lake George charges.

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May 21, 2011

WOL to celebrate Memorial Day Controversial figure speaking

By Jon Hochschartner

POTTERSVILLE — Word of Life (WOL) will be hosting a Memorial Day celebration May 30 featuring Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, former United States Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence, and Sgt. Gary B. Beikirch, a recipient of the Medal of Honor. More than 1,200 people are expected to attend. Paul Bubar, assistant to the director of WOL, said the organization had made a “big thing” of Memorial Day for years. “It’s going to be a real foot-stomping, flag-waving, red-white-and-blue hoorah,” Bubar said. “It will be about God and country.” Boykin is a controversial figure, who has painted the War on Terror in Biblical terms, and was ultimately fired from his job in the Bush administration for saying of a Muslim warlord, “I knew that my God was bigger than his. I knew that my God was a real God and his was an idol.” Since then, he’s said Obama’s healthcare law lays the groundwork for an organization which he compared to that of the Nazi brownshirts, “a constabulary force that will control the population in America.” Bubar said he was unsure what

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Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin

Boykin would be discussing, but he guessed Boykin would be talking about his military history, including his role as a founding member of Delta Force, and the recent killing of Osama bin Laden. “We didn’t bring (Boykin) in because he was controversial,” Bubar said. “We brought him in because he was an American hero.” Beikirch received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Vietnam war. His citation states that while defending Camp Dak Seang, he risked his life providing medical assistance to his fellow soldiers and moved them to safety. He continued to do so until he collapsed from injuries of his own. Bubar said Beikirch is allotted about

10 minutes in the program, during which time he’s expected to recap his story. Boykin will have his book, “Never Surrender: A Soldier ’s Journey to the Crossroads of Faith and Freedom,” on sale and will be available for book signings following the event. “Memorial Day and the Fourth of July are two great celebratory holidays in America,” Bubar said. “It’s a time to show our patriotism and love for our country and our love for God. Because God gave us our great country and the freedom we enjoy.” Admission is free, and the public is invited. For more information, call (518) 494-6000.

Paterson addresses Paul Smith’s grads By Chris Morris

PAUL SMITHS — Former New York Gov. David Paterson was in the Adirondacks over the weekend, where he addressed graduates of Paul Smith’s College on May 15. Speaking along the shores of Lower St. Regis Lake, Paterson told graduates to take chances and stick to their convictions. “Throughout the centuries there have been men and women who took first steps down new roads armed with nothing but they’re own vision,” he said. “The great leaders, the thinkers, the artists, the scientists, the inventors — stood alone against the societies of their time. Every new thought was opposed, every new invention was denounced. But these people who had an unbarred vision went ahead – they fought, the suffered, and the paid, but they won.” Paterson, who rose to New York’s highest office after the resignation of Eliot Spitzer, broke into politics in 1985 when he was

elected as a state Senator representing Harlem. At 31, he was the youngest lawmaker in Albany at the time and eventually took the helm as Senate Minority Leader. Sunday’s speech had all the makings of a classic commencement address — Paterson aimed to inspire, amuse, and educate. But he was also careful to temper the enthusiasm with advice for a group of young adults preparing to enter a tough economy. “This is a very difficult time and you will endure a lot of hardships that your predecessors and that’s why it is so important that your family, your friends, those who taught you, those who came to observe today, that we all let it be known that we are behind you,” Paterson said. “Because we’re looking to you to reverse some of the poor judgment that put us in this position now.” In all, 245 students received their degree during Sunday’s ceremony, the 64th commencement for Paul Smith’s College.

DEC partnerships getting stronger, but work still remains By Chris Morris As Albany tightens its belt, the state Department of Environmental Conservation has faced some of the deepest cuts, losing key staff and dollars that funded things like campgrounds and hatcheries. State officials say partnerships with environmental groups and local governments are helping to ease the crunch. But as some critics note, those partnerships can't erase the need for more dollars. Betsy Lowe is director of DEC Region 5, headquartered in Ray Brook. She said the environmental agency is stretched-thin financially, after deep cuts at the hands of former Gov. David Paterson and current Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Speaking during a partnership recognition ceremony last month, Lowe said energetic volunteer organizations and savvy municipal leadership have made up for some of those shortfalls. "These partnerships that we have help us meet our objectives in many different ways, especially with the state economy the way it is and us having to do more and more with very limited resources," she said. "We have to be creative on a daily basis when it comes to accomplishing all that we need to do to take care of what makes our area so special." Forest Ranger Captain John Streiff points to volunteer search and rescue groups that contribute critical boots on the ground. "The search and rescue community is so well organized – and the rangers can't do it alone," he said. "They're not being paid

and they're using their own mileage, but they're out there for us. They are a good, educated group of people who help us find lost and missing persons so we can rescue them." Some of the partnerships touted by DEC are still a little awkward. At the ceremony last month, Lowe honored Indian Lake Supervisor Barry Hutchins, who worked with the DEC to reopen roads along the Moose River Plains Wild Forest. The 83,000-acre area is immensely popular among campers, anglers, and hunters, and it nearly closed last year due to the state's fiscal crisis. The effort was successful, but Hutchins said there was plenty of controversy as municipalities, green groups, and regulatory agencies were forced to sit at the same table. "As everybody knows, DEC, as a regulatory agency, isn't always looked at very fondly and the trust isn't always there," he said. Hutchins said hard times are forcing state and local agencies to work together and he says he hopes more trust will follow. "I want to make sure that people know that we aren't a family yet – we're still working on it," he said. "But we are acting like a family, because when times get tough, families naturally draw together. Times are tough, so we need to continue to work in that vein. Not necessarily become a family, because as you look around, there's a few people that, if you could choose your family, you wouldn't want them in there." But critics say these partnerships aren't

enough. They want the Cuomo administration to use the state Conservation fund to pay for more DEC programs and stewardship. Jason Kemper is chairman of the Conservation Fund Advisory Board. He says sportsmen and sportswomen agreed to modest fee increases for licenses several years ago as a means to combat reduced services – but it hasn't happened. "At the same time, the state economy collapsed and the governor started putting restrictions on spending," he said. "We were sort of caught under this general state umbrella where we couldn't fill positions, we couldn't allow travel, we couldn't allow overtime – and yet we're one of the only interest groups that pays our own way. We put all this money in the banks, paid for our services a year ahead of time, but still got caught under this big state umbrella." Kemper says the fund – which is financed through hunting, trapping, and fishing license fees – now totals about $20 million. But the state Division of Budget won't release it for use on stewardship programs. "We have 11 vacant hatchery positions right now, we didn't take eggs in Raquette Lake last fall – there are a lot of things out there that we could be doing if DOB would allocate that money to DEC," he said. In a letter sent April 26, North Country Assembly members Janet Duprey and Teresa Sayward asked the Cuomo administration for an explanation of what they described as the "misuse" of conservation funds.

May 21, 2011

Regional Roundup - Adirondack Journal - 9

News of the Week

Grishkot was dedicated to bringing joy to others


any citizens of the region were touched with a deep sense of sadness and nostalgia this week following the death Wednesday, May 11 of Walter Grishkot, 85, the co-founder of the Adirondack Balloon Festival, now in its 39th year. While he was best known for his tireless promotion of the festival, he also served as a photographer and publicist for Warren County Tourism Department in the 1970s. He also was a contributor of photographs to news wire services. He was also a savvy promoter, whether it was arranging a golf driving contest on the frozen surface of Lake George — recorded by Ripley’s Believe It or Not — or helping publicize the National Christmas Tree grown here in Warren County and transported to Washington, D.C. The Adirondack Balloon Festival, however, is what he’ll always be remembered for. It was in 1982 — the year I arrived in

Warrensburg to report and edit local news — that I first met Walt. I was at my sitting behind my desk in the Warrensburg-Lake George News office which was where Jack Toney’s Sunoco gas station now is located. I was furiously stabbing my typewriter keys, writing a story to meet a looming deadline. Grishkot burst through the door carrying a big gold trunk, and he threw the lid open, pulled out balloon-festival props, posters and photos, and began a lengthy, feverish promotional pitch. While I only had minutes to finish the story I couldn’t resist his vibrant, visceral enthusiasm. Also, I just couldn’t get a word in edgewise to tell him I was under tremendous pressure to finish up the week’s issue.

Year after year since then, I’ve experienced his incredible passion for the balloon festival, and every new event or feature connected with it. I also saw him at various festivals, happy that people of all ages, particularly children, were entranced by the huge balloons with their myriad colors, the spectacle of their inflation and silent flight. By Thom Randall His boundless enthusiasm was based, I believe, in his drive to bring joy to others, to help them fully experience the many wonders of life. We’ll all miss him a lot, and we all have fond memories — and may the balloon festival continue to prosper as a memorial to his character and spirit.

Randall’s Ramblings

Around the Region

Paddlefest returns to Old Forge Scheduled May 20-22

By Jon Hochschartner

WEBB — The 13th annual Adirondack Paddlefest will be held at Route 28 on May 20-22. Hosted by the local Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company, the event is expected to draw thousands of people. Admission is $5 per day with children 12 and under free. “It’s now one of the biggest on-water canoe and kayak expos in the country,” said Bill Reynolds, marketing director of MOSC. Attendees will be given the chance to try out more than 20 brands, which include hundreds of models, of boats at the event, Reynolds said. There will be a number of free educational activities, including lectures and paddling demonstrations. Additionally there will be classes that will require a small entrance fee. Prior to the creation of the event, individual boat companies would pick separate days to demo their products,

Reynolds said. The founder of MOSC, John Nemjo, had the idea of scheduling them all in one weekend. So Adirondack Paddlefest was born. Mike Farmer, the tourism director in the town of Webb, said there was a 60 to 70 percent occupancy rate in local lodging the weekend of the event. “We don’t fill the town, but we almost fill it,” Farmer said. He estimated Adirondack Paddlefest attracts 3,000 to 3,500 people. Farmer partially attributed its success to a lack of competing events. “It’s a kick-off for summer before everything gets into full swing,” Farmer said. Reynolds said regional flooding would have no effect on the event. Classes include Tandem Canoe Paddling, Basic Kayak Strokes, Kid’s Kayak, Intro to Whitewater Kayaking, Women’s Approach to Paddling, Understanding Boat Control, Paddle Making Class. All classes cost $20, except for Kid’s Kayak, which costs $15, and Paddle Making, which costs $100. For a full list of times, please visit

Man videotaped women in restroom By Chris Morris ELIZABETHTOWN — An Essex County man faces a felony charge after police learned that he was videotaping a woman in a restroom. Lewis-based state police arrested 25year-old Daniel T. LaMere Jr. of Elizabethtown on May 8 and charged him with unlawful surveillance, a class-E felony. According to police, an investigation was launched after a woman filed a complaint Daniel T. claiming that someone was videotaping her LaMere Jr. in the restroom at the High Peaks Rest Area, located in the Essex County town of North Hudson off Interstate-87, the Adirondack Northway. The investigation led to LaMere’s arrest. Police say he was working as an employee of a company contracted by the state to maintain the High Peaks Rest Area. LaMere was ticketed and released to appear in North Hudson Town Court on May 17. Meanwhile, the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation, in conjunction with the New York State Police Computer Crimes Unit, is continuing its investigation into the incident. Officials encourage anyone with information about such unlawful surveillance to contact police at 873-2750. Troopers say the preliminary investigation has revealed that a number of similar incidents have occurred between midJanuary and May 8. Additional charges against LaMere are pending as the investigation continues.

The brass section of the Lake George Community Band leads their group in a refrain of a patriotic song during the 2010 Armed Forces Day concert, which was a sellout. The annual concert is slated for this weekend at the Charles Wood Theater. Photo provided

L.G. Community Band to salute local soldiers in Armed Forces Day concert By Thom Randall

Attendees of Adirondack Paddlefest try out numerous boats in Old Forge. Photo provided

School budgets from page 1 The $20.5 million in proposed expenditures represented a 2.63 percent increase in spending over the 2010-11 year. In recently published letters to the editor and a flyer circulated throughout the town before the vote, this increase was criticized in light of the school’s falling enrollment. The Lake George Central School Board now must decide whether to put another proposal before the voters or adopt a contingency budget. Efforts to reach Lake George School officials were unsuccessful Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. In the Warrensburg School District, the 2011-12 budget passed by a vote of 379 to 327, with a proposition to create a capital reserve fund of $600,000 for school facility repairs passing 389 to 194. The 2011-2012 budget calls for total spending of $19 million and $7,987,307 to be raised by taxes, which

is an increase of $150,896 over last year — despite a decrease in total expenditures of nearly $500,000. Minutes after the tally, WCS Superintendent Tim Lawson was all smiles about the results which concluded a protracted budget-crafting process that started last year. “We’re thankful for those who turned out in support of the budget and proposition,” he said. “This vote enables us to maintain the curriculum and programs that we’ve come to expect.” In Tuesday’s vote, Incumbent school board member Linda Baker Marcella, known for her budget-trimming tendencies, defeated challenger Terri Leguire by a vote of 418 to 300. “My goal now is to get everyone together in the community and decide what we want to do with the issues now facing the school,” she said, after sharing greetings with Leguire following the vote. In Bolton, the vote was 220 to 91 in favor of the 2011-12 budget that calls for $8,367,260 in appropriations, an in-

crease of $33,138, or 0.4 percent. The proposed spending plan increases the tax levy by 0.32 percent. Bolton Central Superintendent Ray Ciccarelli was also happy with the vote results. “We’re very pleased the community continues to support our school,” he said. “During these challenging times, we're happy the budget was supported in such a positive way — with over 70 percent voting for it.” In the North Warren School District, the vote was 317 to 148 in favor of the budget that calls for spending $1,383,967 — a decrease of 1.13 percent over the prior year, and an anticipated tax levy increase of 2.27 percent. North warren Superintendent of Schools Joseph Murphy said he and the board were pleased with the vote of support. “On behalf of the staff and students of North Warren, we appreciate the support for continuing the academic and extracurricular programs for all children of the district,” he said.

GLENS FALLS — This year, the Lake George Community Band will offer two performances of its annual Armed Forces Day Concert, scheduled for this weekend at the Charles Wood Theater, 207 Glen St. The first performance is set for Saturday, May 21 at 8 p.m., followed by a matinee concert Sunday, May 22 at 2:30 p.m. Band officials decided to add a matinee performance this year due to sold-out performances in prior years. Entitled “An American Portrait,” the concert observes of the nation’s 150th year anniversary of the U.S. Civil War, as it also pays tribute to all members of the U.S. military through the years. Band publicist Dale Perry said the concert honors the past and present achievements of members of the armed forces, particularly local service men and women. The salute, which includes those serving in reserve forces, is a way of recognizing the personal sacrifices they made to defend the U.S. and maintain international security, he said. Veterans are encouraged to attend the concert — which provides an opportunity for area citizens to express their gratitude, Perry said. The band is conducted by Raymond E. Durkee. The concert features a variety of patriotic and contemporary music including Copeland's “Lincoln Portrait,” and Lowden’s “Armed Forces Salute.” The Lake George Community Band, which features 60 members, is sponsored in part by the Charles R. Wood Foundation, and the village and town of Lake George. For details, see: The band performs regularly on Thursday nights during the summer in Lake George Village’s Shepard Park. It hosts a Community Band Festival in mid-July each year featuring community bands from the northeastern U.S. and Canada. Tickets for all seats for the Armed Forces Day Concert are $12 and are available online at, at the theater box office or by calling 874-0800.

10 - Adirondack Journal - Thurman

May 21, 2011

Special days

Join the seniors club


Are you 55 or older? This is a magic number! If you are 55 or older, you can: • Join the fun-loving Sugarloaf Seniors Club and get to go on a few trips, or get out to eat at a variety of restaurants. • Ride the free bus which runs this Friday, May 27 to

Glens Falls for a day of shopping or appointments. For bus seats, call Laura at 6239281 by Wednesday and give her directions to your home. To join the Seniors Club, call Norma at 623-9245. • Receive discounts and special privileges at various stores and institutions. The age of 55 also means you’re young enough to volunteer for hometown projects and to get to meet many of your neighbors.

On a personal note


BOLTON LANDING Grand Union Hometown Diner Neuffer’s Laundromat & Deli Ron’s Ace Hardware Stewart’s CHESTERTOWN Bagel Girls Deli Crossroads Grand Union Main Street Ice Cream Nice & Easy Grocery Shoppe North Warren Chamber Stewart’s GLENS FALLS Hannaford Price Chopper LAKE GEORGE Capri Pizza Comfort Suites Dunham’s Bay Marina Fish 307.Com Georgian Lake George Bakery Lake George Chamber Log Jam Restaurant Olde Post Grille Spare Time Bowling Stewart’s Wingate Motel MINERVA/OLMSTEDVILLE Lucky Leprechaun Murdie’s Sullivan’s POTTERSVILLE Adirondack General Store Black Bear Restaurant Hometown Deli & Pizza Nice & Easy Grocery Shoppe Wells House WARRENSBURGH Bill’s Restaurant Gino’s Pizzeria Grand Union Jacob & Tony’s McDonald’s Oscar’s Meat Stewart’s Super 8 Motel Warrensburgh Chamber Willows Bistro

Cliff Dureau of Sky High Road and Geri Howe of Warrensburg have recently returned from a weekend trip to Long Island. They attended the 40th anniversary party held for Geri’s daughter, Patti, and Les Marro, and also the celebration of grandson Ryan Howe’s 8th birthday. Both Cliff and Geri visited many family members while in the Long Island area. Charlotte Wood of Rte. 28 recently enjoyed a family dinner with her grandson and family, Donnie and Sue Stone and their children. The season’s first little hummingbird was seen fluttering around looking for a feeder on Thursday, May 5. He was a bit early, so we scurried to find a feeder and mix up some sugar and water, but he had flown off, still looking for a place to eat. Do you have a loved one or know of a person living alone that you would like someone to check on? The elderly or handicapped are sometimes pleased to just get a phone call, and too often are alone day after day. Members of the Thurman EMS are willing to help out. So please let them know where to go and the best time to stop by or call. To do so, call 623-9014 or 623-2062.

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Birthdays to be celebrated this week are: Casey Combs, Layna Ward, and Heather Wood on May 21; Becky Hitchcock on May 22; Markus Moyer and Matt Pollic on May 24; Thom Randall on May 25; and Sue Rogers, Bill Gilbert, Tom Degelermo and Sue Duell on May 27. Anniversaries to be celebrated this week are: Becky and Bob Hitchcock, plus Chrystal and Gary Murray on May 22; and Joe and Irene Sayer, and Rose and Joe Ehle on May 26. Get Well wishes go out to Cliff Dureau, Jackie Dingman, Joe Masher, Ray Hanes, Liz Kennedy and Trudy Siletti — We hope you are all feeling better!

pickup — and bring your own container. There is a leash law in effect in the town of Thurman for both large and small dogs. If you see unknown or dropped-off animals, call the dog warden at 623-9810. If you see any pink signs by roadways for the town wide sale, help out the committee and pick them up. The signs can be left at the town hall. Help is appreciated.

Events, activities

Have you driven up High Street and seen the vehicles at the Thurman Emergency Medical Services building which tells us that someone is ready to take any emergency 911 call that comes in? The squad is still looking for volunteers to help out. Anyone over the age 18 can put in an application. Leave your name and phone number at the Thurman Town Hall. The Thurman EMS agency is also in need of drivers, age 21 or over, and any person who wishes to help out in the community is welcome to volunteer.

The Thurman quilting group is to meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 23 at the Thurman Town Hall. All are welcome to bring sewing material and their ideas for a unique quilt to start for a family heirloom. For further information, call 623-2633. The town Board of Assessors and the Board of Assessment Review will be on duty from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 24 at the Thurman Town Hall. All who wish to dispute their property assessments should have their papers filled out with their complaint and some comparisons. The Southern Adirondack Snowmobile Club will meet at 7 p.m. Friday, May 27 at the town hall. Discussion is likely to include the new trails to be groomed and plans for the next snow season. New members are always welcome. For details, call 623-9234. There will be an open rabies clinic to bring your pets for their rabies shots in Warrensburg at the DPW on Saturday, May 21. This is at 4055 State Route 9 and will be from 10 a.m. to noon. A $10 donation is requested for each pet. Dogs must be on leashes and cats in carriers. If you have questions, call 761-6580.

Over the fence

Opening soon

Irv West is offering a valuable community service — he’s looking to enrich your soil as well as enrich your life. West is offering free llama manure for folks’ use as fertilizer, which is sure to boost the growth various gardens in the area. Call Irv at 6233987 to arrange a time for

Adirondack Ambiance — a gift, art and home furnishings enterprise at Thurman Station, is scheduled to open at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 28. The store is located at 792 Route 418 as you pass the railroad tracks coming into Thurman from Warrensburg. For directions or details, call 623-3600.

Farmers Market Now’s the time to sign up to be a vendor at the Thurman Station Farmers Market held Wednesdays through the summer. Those who would like to put their products or produce out to sell, the committee is now taking applications for vendor space. To get an application, contact Sally at 623-4889.

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12 - Adirondack Journal - Bolton

May 21, 2011

Girlfriends Getaway, with doubled attendance, prompts rave reviews By Michelle Maskaly Special to the Journal

BOLTON LANDING — It was three days of inspiration, adventure and friendship for the almost 200 women who attended the Girlfriends Getaway this weekend. The event, sponsored by the Bolton Landing Chamber of Commerce, was held Friday, May 13 through Sunday, May 15 at The Sagamore Resort. The attendance was about double the number at last year ’s debut edition. Keynote speakers Marcie Frasier, of YNN News, and Benita Zahn, of WNYT News Channel 13, both delivered powerful talks on the importance of listening to one’s inner strength and the need to take care of yourself not just physically, but also mentally and emotionally. “How long do we hang onto things that don't nurture us, or feed us?” Zahn asked. "Every morning take a little look — What's in your heart that's not allowing you to bring something else or someone else in?” For the second year since

it was founded, the event drew women of all ages and backgrounds from across the Northeast to Bolton, where they could participate in a variety of fitness classes, like Zumba, and learn how to tap into their inner voice with workshops like meditation. But it wasn’t all a matter of attending serious seminars. The women had plenty of time just to relax and take a little time to have fun with their friends, as well as meet new ones. Many were treated to makeovers during cocktail hour — and then Saturday, they enjoyed a fashion show featuring some of the most popular women's, men's and children's outfits to be seen this summer. Each night local restaurants were filled with attendees taking advantage of the special meals offered. Many of the women stayed well into the night talking, sharing laughs and listening to live music. Girlfriends Getaway organizer Wauneata Waller said she was pleased with this year's event and the

positive energy the women brought to the town even when Mother Nature threw them a “curve ball” of intermittent rain. She said she heard plenty of rave reviews and feedback about the presenters, the workshops, the luncheon, the fashion show and no one complained about the weather. "My real reward came when I visited the downtown businesses Saturday evening and I kept running into our ‘girlfriends’ while they were shopping, dining and taking photos,” she said. “They had smiles on their faces the entire weekend.” Waller credited the event’s success to the participation of local businesses and individuals — in the fashion show, by donating coupons and items for the welcome bags, extending business hours, offering refreshments, and providing services like kayaking, paddleboarding and hiking. “This is a real community effort,” she said. Michelle Maskaly is a multimedia journalist and social media freelancer.

Attendees at the Girlfriends Getaway held this weekend at The Sagamore Resort in Bolton enjoyed socializing with friends and making new ones as well as attending wellness, health and lifestyle workshops and taking in a fashion show. Attendance at the event was about 200, approximately double last year’s number. Photo provided

Community Briefs Church sets yard sale WARRENSBURG — The Warrensburg First United Methodist Church will host a yard sale from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, May 21. The sale is to include a variety of household goods and furnishings, electronic devices, linens and glassware, crafts and collectibles. The church is located on upper Main St., just north of downtown.

EMS open house May 21 WARRENSBURG — An open house at the

Warrensburg Emergency Medical Services is set for 1 - 6 p.m. Saturday, May 21. The event, to be held from 1 to 5 p.m. at the squad headquarters at 13 King St., features tours of the building, free blood pressure checks and socializing. Squad President Steve Emerson said all are welcome. “We want to help people gain some understanding about what we do,” he said. “Also, the event is an opportunity to welcome citizens into membership.”

Lincoln Logs Sales Manager Bob Olden (right) greets potential customers during the North Warren Business Expo held May 4 in the Horicon Community Center. The event packed the facility with businesses displaying products and explaining their services. Event Organizer Curt Austin said that the robust success of the exposition has prompted plans for future similar events. Based in Chestertown, Lincoln Logs is the leading manufacturer of log homes in the U.S. as well as offering pre-engineered panelized building systems that save money, time and energy.

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Town plan: Housing, hamlet upgrades

Berry Pond Tract

By Paul Gilchrist

The Conservancy borrowed money from the Open Space institute for the purchase. Because the state has since balked on buying the land, the Conservancy is now short of money to repay the loan, which is coming due in January, village officials said. Recently, Nancy Williams of the Lake George Land Conservancy told Lake George municipal officials in a letter that the faltering economy had apparently delayed the state’s purchase. The Berry Pond tract sprawls over forested upland portions of the towns of Warrensburg and Lake Luzerne, as well as Lake George. The Town of Lake George, at a special meeting several weeks ago, approved a similar resolution supporting the DEC’s timely purchase of the Berry Pond tract. In other actions Monday, the Lake George Village Board: • Authorized Mayor Robert Blais to sign a contract with Clark Patterson Lee engineering firm to oversee the West Brook Conservation park development. Blais noted that former Warren County Public Works Superintendent Bill Lamy of Warrensburg had been hired by the firm to oversee the project on behalf of the village and county. • Approved a $449,863 contract with Elan Planning of Saratoga Springs to design the West Brook park, oversee public hearings on the initiative, and draft bid specifications for the project. The contract with Elan and Clark Patterson Lee is contingent on state funding of $2.5 million coming through as expected. • Approved hiring Elan Planning to design the West Brook Park’s 2.5-acre festival space in the West Brook park — a project of Lake George Village and the county — at an expense of $13,500. The village’s share of this sum is $5,130.

Special to the Adirondack Journal WA R R E N S B U R G — A n outline for the future of the Town of Warrensburg has been drafted and about 35 people attended its recent public debut on May 16. Warrensburg’s new proposed comprehensive plan was unveiled in a meeting held at the Warrensburg Elementary School. A local committee appointed by the town and facilitated for over a year by Élan Planning and Design, a firm from Saratoga Springs, has prepared a 50-page document outlining the vision, goals, and recommendations proposed to update the town’s previous master plan completed in 1987. Concerns addressed by the plan including economic development balancing year-round business and tourism, Main Street revitalization, waterfront enhancement, open space and environment, affordable housing, infrastructure and governance, recreation, and cultural improvement of the hamlet. A sampling of recommendations from the draft plan includes expanding broadband access, promoting home businesses, establishing both an economic development committee and a conservation advisory council, creating an historic preservation board, regulating architectural design, exploring alternative energy production, and supporting the library’s operations. Comments and questions from the audience were entertained. One resident noted the need to consider planning in the context of Adirondack Park Agency rules so as to reduce complications for new projects. Another remarked that there are many diseased and dead trees on properties around town that should be removed to prevent spread of infection to other trees. The plan expresses increased municipal support for Richards Library. A letter in response from library officials circulated monday cited that boosted support for its expenses will enable the library to both to increase its services and complete the expansion of its facilities for the community. Disappointment was expressed by some in the audience that members of the Town Board did not attend the meeting. Town resident Ruth Fruda commented that the town needs to expand its tax base, but needs to preserve and enhance its heritage. She said that in pursuing this objective, the town needs to balance smart development with maintaining historic buildings, particularly along Main St. She noted that many people seek to reside in towns that have a rich historic character, and with thousands of well-paid workers and professionals expected to be employed soon at Global Foundries in Malta — just 40 minutes or so away from Warrensburg — the town leaders should be marketing Warrensburg’s attributes. She observed that her son Richard and several friends commute daily to Albany, and many others would do so if they knew

Lisa Nagle of Elan Planning introduces the draft Comprehensive Plan at its unveiling Monday night. Photo by Thom Randall

about Warrensburg’s ambiance. “We need to market Warrensburg as a great place to live — we have wonderful natural resources. so much to offer, particularly y families, considering our recreation and outstanding schools,” she said. She added that the town needs middle-income housing, both for families and seniors. The array of stores and services available here

downtown within walking distance, is particularly appealing to seniors, she said. Committee member Steve Parisi said Tuesday that housing needs both development and improvement in the core hamlet to make the town center more vital. “It’s of primary interest to expand the tax base to lower all residents’ share of the taxes, and make it more desirable to move into town,” he said.

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The Comprehensive Plan committee will meet May 31 to make further revisions. After that the next step is to evaluate zoning regulations, which should conform to the plan. The draft plan can be viewed online by visiting the Warrensburg town government home page and selecting the link “Comprehensive Plan 2013.” Adirondack Journal Editor Thom Randall contributed to this report.)



14 - Adirondack Journal - Lake George

May 21, 2011

‘Lake Steward’ program to boost efforts LAKE GEORGE — A program conducted on Lake George which curbs the spread of nuisance plants and creatures will significantly expand over last year ’s level, thanks to new funding. Trained student “Lake Stewards,” posted at several Lake George boat launches throughout the summer, inspect incoming boats for invasive species, remove suspicious specimens, and educate boaters about the threats of such plants and animals and how to prevent their spread. The Commission’s marine patrol is contacted whenever stewards encounter a boat being launched that has obvious signs of invasive species and its pilot refuses inspection. Since 2008, the Lake George Association has managed training, supervision and reporting for the Lake Steward Program. The additional funding of $35,000 provided this year by the Lake George Park Commission bankrolls maximum coverage for peak periods and for the launches that receive the highest traffic. The estimated program costs for 2011 are $67,000, and $25,000 will be funded through the Lake Champlain Basin program and the LGA providing the remainder from its Helen V. Froehlich Foundation grant awards.

In 2010, Lake stewards were posted at four launches around Lake George: Norowal Marina, Mossy Point, Hague Town Beach and Rogers Rock. In 2011, two additional launches will be added. Days and hours of coverage will also increase; the goal is to provide seven days per week coverage during the busiest times of the season, LGA official Emily DeBolt said. Twelve hour per day coverage is the goal for Mossy Point and Norowal, while other sites will receive eight hours per day. Mossy Point and Norowal were chosen for increased coverage due to the high volume of their traffic. “The Lake George Lake Steward Program is critical to protecting the water quality of Lake George,” said Bruce Young, chair of the Lake George Park Commission. LGA’s Lake Steward program supervisor Emily DeBolt said that while dozens of different aquatic invasive species reside nearby, only four are now found in Lake George. “We aim to keep it that way,” she said. In addition to inspection, lake stewards collect extensive data about lake users and invasive species spread. This information sheds light on the pathways of invasive species, and helps to

identify target areas for early detection and control, she said. A report for the public is prepared annually. The program is closely coordinated with similar programs. Lake George, Lake Champlain, and the Adirondack Watershed Institute collaborate on training, printed materials, and data collection as members of a regional partnership, the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program. In 2010, local Lake Stewards inspected 2,538 boats, and educated boaters about the threats of Eurasian watermilfoil, zebra mussels, curly-leaf pondweed, and the Lake’s most recent invader, the Asian clam. Thirty-six samples of Eurasian watermilfoil were removed during the season. Nine samples of curly-leaf pondweed were found, three samples of zebra mussels, and five of water chestnut, an invasive that is not currently found in Lake George. The 2010 Lake Steward Program was funded by the Bolton Local Development Corp., the towns of Hague and Ticonderoga, the Lake George Park Commission, the Helen V. Froehlich Foundation, and the state Department of State. The program was conceived by the Invasive Species Task Force of the Lake George Watershed Coalition.

Thurman sale from page 1 The 60 registered sellers in Thurman were joined by dozens of others throughout town, she continued. The wide variety of goods offered at the various sale sites included a Victorian commode, wooden Radio Flyer wagons, jewelry, garden seedlings and perennials, vintage Tupperware, NASCAR items, camping gear, boats, tractors, and trucks as well as the routine yard sale items. One resident even had a For Sale sign on a small pony, Granger said. “There were miles of smiles and bags of bargains,” she said. Driving over Thurman’s winding roads offered opportunities to discover town residents eager to delve into conversations with browsers, she said. Family antiques and collectibles were likely to spark tales about the town’s rich history or experiences growing up in the lower Adirondacks, Granger said. One of those friendly residents was Ruth Near on

Dartmouth Road. She sat at her family home with Mary Cranker at her side, greeting people and tossing out gems of philosophy as the two sold linens, glassware, scenic photography, household goods and handmade items including catnip toys. “Ruth is one of Thurman’s official ambassadors,” Granger said. “People come back here every year just to see Ruth and Mary.” Over the sale weekend, Realtors hosted many open houses, a new feature of the event. Most of those cruising through Thurman last weekend, however, were primarily focusing on the yard sales. Also, the Thurman ambulance squad opened its doors on Saturday to meet the public, offer hot dogs and hamburgers plus provide rest rooms and free blood pressure checks. Granger noted that this year, people seemed to know where they were going, thanks to the Information Highway. She said that unlike prior years, a large number of visitors had downloaded maps of sale sites posted on the town website.

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Regional Sports Wrap Baseball North Warren 13, Bolton 6 CHESTERTOWN — T.J. Urtz went 2-for-3 and boasted a double and four RBIs to lift the Cougars in a league win over Bolton Friday, May 13. Bolton has yet to see their first win of the season. North Warren is 2-6 in the league and 2-7 overall. Kristian Seeley went 2-for-3 with a double and a triple. Cody Higgins earned the win from the mound and went 3-for-4 at bat.

Lake George 7, Warrensburg 6 LAKE GEORGE — Alex Liucci went 5-for5 and nailed a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh to drive Kyle McCabe home for a win over Warrensburg Friday, May 13. Peter Fisher finished with three RBIs and Greg Stoya added two runs with a homer in the fifth in the win. Warrensburg's Aaaron Seely had a solo home run in the fourth inning and John Joseph had three hits, including a double, and three RBIs in the loss.

Corinth 11, Bolton 5 CORINTH — Eric Jensen hit a two-run triple in the sixth to establish a lead as Corinth won its second straight league game Thursday, May 12. Jensen also struck out six in the win. Alex Robarge was 2-for-3 for the Tomahawks and Greg Kelley went 2-for-4 in the win. Tyler Calzada was 3-for-4 and scored two runs for the Eagles.

Warrensburg 4, Fort Edward 3 WARRENSBURG — Justin Baird hit a triple in the bottom of the eighth and Mike Curtis drove him home with a double as Warrensburg topped Fort Edward in extra innings Wednesday, May 11. Winning pitcher John Joseph went the distance and struck out 16. Tyler Williams drove in two runs for the Burghers. Tyler Brockway nailed a homer for Fort Edward.

Whitehall 7, Lake George 2 WHITEHALL — Codie Bascue went 3-for4 with a double and two RBIs to lead the Railroaders past the Warriors Wednesday, May 11. Luke Wescott went 2-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI, while Josh Hoagland was 2for-4 with an RBI. Brett Christian earned the win from the mound with five strikeouts.

Fort Ann 18, North Warren 2 CHESTERTOWN — Zack Barot went 3for-4 with a double and an RBI as Fort Ann topped North Warren Wednesday, May 11. Jim Shevy batted in four runs with a double and single for the Cardinals. Joe Foran, Jeff Johnson and Jeremy Rojcewicz each added a double and single in the win. Kristian Seeley had two hits and Greg Dower doubled for the Cougars.

Warrensburg first baseman Lindsay Richards reaches for a throw to secure an out during a softball game May 9 against North Warren. Photo by Kim Ladd/Lifescapes Photography

Salem 19, Bolton 1 BOLTON LANDING — Kris Payne led Salem as he went 4-for-5 to seal a win over Bolton Wednesday, May 11. Nick Gaudreau and Nick Burch each doubled for Salem.

Lake George 22, Corinth 4

Mike Curtis added a double, John Joseph had two hits and Lucas Nelson added two RBIs for the Burghers.

ren. Nicole Parker had a triple for North Warren and Charissa Cronk doubled.

Hadley-Luzerne 10, Bolton 6

Lake George 10, Warrensburg 0

BOLTON LANDING — Zack Pickens sent a triple flying, added a double and drove in four runs to lead Hadley-Luzerne past Bolton Monday, May 9. Devin Waite added two doubles and a single, scored two runs and batted in two more. and Jeff Heller had two hits and two RBIs in the win. Tyler Calzada led Bolton with two doubles, a single and an RBI. Alex Maxam added a double and single.

LAKE GEORGE — Chelsea Sipowicz let three hits by and no walks in a completegame shutout as Lake George topped Warrensburg Friday, May 13. She struck out five and tripled in the win. Teammate Emma Feathers added a double and Nicole Bureau also had a double. Warrensburg's Mika Morehouse struck out three in the loss.

LAKE GEORGE — J.D. Jenkins nailed two over the fence in Lake George as the Warriors topped Corinth Tuesday, May 10. Lake George also got four hits each from Jack Clark and Willy Blunt. Blunt, Peter Fisher and Connor McCoy each had triples, with McCoy gaining two RBIs off a late hit. Blunt finished with three RBIs. Eric Jensen doubled for the Tomahawks.


Warrensburg 6, North Warren 2

Bolton 16, North Warren 3

WARRENSBURG — Justin Baird gained a win as relief pitcher as Warrensburg beat North Warren Monday, May 9. Baird retired three in a row to in the win. He struck out eight and allowed two hits overall.

CHESTERTOWN — Sonja Hess finished with a double and a triple as Bolton downed North Warren Friday, May 13. Winning pitcher Tori Persons allowed six hits and struck out five. Kiera Warner struck out four in her pitching debut for North War-

Warrensburg 15, North Warren 3 WARRENSBURG — Freshman Mika Morehouse tossed a complete-game and allowed two hits as Warrensburg got its first win of the season over North Warren Monday, May 9. The Burghers rallied in the third inning with five runs. Center fielder Molly Webster went 2-for-3 and made some strong moves on defense in the win.

Warrensburg Central’s Mike Curtis successfully slides into third base, while his opponent from North Warren High School leaps to catch a high throw during a game held May 9. Warrensburg won the matchup 6-2.

Burgher softball standout Kerrigan Roth tries to dodge a tag by North Warren catcher Morgan Tennyson during a game May 9. Warrensburg won the game 15-6, and it was the Burgher’s first victory of the season.

Photo by Kim Ladd/Lifescapes Photography

Photo by Kim Ladd/Lifescapes Photography

16 - Adirondack Journal - Adirondack Outdoors

Bug battle


emorial Day weekend, harbinger of the spring season, arrives at a time when there are typically copious amounts of mud and flying insects in the Adirondacks. The addition of thousands of tourists for the long weekend makes it difficult at times, to decide which is element is the most intrusive. However,tourists usually stick around for less than a week, while blackflies last for months. Like the return of swallows to Capistrano, the appearance of the first black flies in the Adirondacks is the most reliable indicator that spring has finally arrived in the great North Woods. This year ’s significant snowpack, combined with the recent wet weather, promises a heavy year for the "little black devils". Few creatures stir up a comparable degree of fear, dread and outright anger among local inhabitants. We’ll tolerate skunks, black bears and even those damn, Canada geese, without so much as a passing glance. However,we will all curse black flies in unison. We’ll swat them. We’ll pray and we'll spray. We'll hid inside and still we'll be inundated and chewed alive. Outside, there is no escape from these annoying insects They infiltrate our clothing and actually bite a hole in our skin. Their saliva contains an anticoagulant to insure a steady flow of blood, and as it wears off; the bite begins to itch, to offer further irritation to the already abused victim. Historically, visitors to the region feared the airborne pests and a wide variety of efforts have been implemented to fend off the dreaded ‘teeth with wings’. Woodsman often kept a smudge pot with a potent mix of natural and unnatural ingredients smoldering over a small fire. Guides guarded their secret bug smudge recipes with a secrecy that was usually afforded only to a brook trout pond, or a

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special, deer run. In later years, aerial applicator sprayed a variety of insecticides in attempts to control the miserable insects. The most commonly used aerial insecticide, Dibrom 13, was mixed with kerosene as a carrying agent and applied in a fine mist. This toxic mix was deemed nearly as dangerous to humans as to the flies. Dibrom targeted only adult flies, and the continued hatches required repeated applications. It was an unhealthy and expensive process. In the Adirondacks, the ban on aerial applications of pesticides took affect in the 1980’s. Since that time, Bti, (Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis), is the only pesticide the NYSDEC allows for the control of biting insects on State Forest Preserve lands. It is extremely specific in targeting black fly larvae, and non-persistent in the environment. Despite the ongoing efforts to stem the annual invasion of ‘flying teeth’, blackflies continue to inflict pain, especially on small children, and adults with above average sensitivity to the bites. I’ve witnessed unsuspecting victims with eyes swollen shut from black fly bites, and I’ve seen children sickened by prolonged exposure to these insects. Victims often have the appearance of a giant cranberry muffin, albeit with legs and arms. In an effort to guard against such injuries, a wide variety of repellants have been developed. The most effective often have high concentrations of DEET, (N,Ndiethyltoluamide). Unfortunately, concerns remain about the safety of using this chemical on humans. DEET may cause allergic reactions in

Adirondack Museum to open on May 27 BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — The Adirondack Museum will open for the 54th season on Friday, May 27. This season, the museum opens two new exhibits sure to wow visitors, and also introduces a host of fantastic family activities and special events. The Adirondack Museum’s two new exhibits — “The Adirondack World of A.F. Tait” and “Night Vision: The Wildlife Photography of Hobart V. Roberts” — showcase two very different, yet complimentary, visions of the region. “The Adirondack World of A.F. Tait” features paintings and prints depicting life in the Adirondack woods-images of hunters, sportsmen, guides, and settlers, that include a wealth of historical detail. Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait was the classic artist of Adirondack sport. From the objects Tait worked with to Currier and Ives prints and finished oil paintings, the exhibit showcases Tait’s artistic vision and skill and highlights the region's beauty and character. “Night Vision: The Wildlife Photography of Hobart V. Roberts” focuses on the work of one of the nation’s most recognized amateur wildlife photographers in the first decades of the 20th century. The “Night Vision” exhibit features approximately 35 original large-format photographs of Adirondack wildlife. Roberts’ cameras, equipment, colored lithographic prints, hand-colored transparencies, published works, and his many awards will also be exhibited. Roberts’ Adirondack wildlife photographs represent an important breakthrough in science and the technology of photography. His work has been published in Audubon Magazine, Country Life, Modern Photography, and The National Geographic Magazine. The Adirondack Museum has planned a full schedule of family activities, hands-on experiences, special events, lectures and field trips to delight and engage visitors of all ages. Programming for families in 2011 has expanded to include an Artist in Residence program, and a collaborative canvas where visitors can help paint an Adirondack landscape. The museum is open May 27 through Oct. 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week, including holidays. All paid admissions are valid for a second visit within a oneweek period. For information, visit

Blackflies: humans despise them, and trout love them. The natural indicators, including unfurled fiddleheads and blooming wild flowers, signal it is currently an ideal time for trout fishing. Photo by Joe Hackett

children, and the higher the concentration, the greater the risk. However, studies reveal concentrations of just 30 percent DEET can be just as effective and much safer, than 100 percent concentrations. There are numerous natural, insect repellents on the market, which contain ingredients such as citronella oil, pennyroyal, camphor, eucalyptus,lemon juice and spearmint. Even Avon's Skin-So-Soft seems to work, but only if it is very liberally applied. Over the years, I’ve used a variety of natural products including Green Ban, Z'off, Naturapel, Bug-B-Gone and BuzzAway. Some work, most don't. However, the most effective I've found is "Ole Time" Woodsman Fly Dope, which is also DEET free. Ole Time Woodsman has the added benefit of keeping people and small dogs at bay. Conveniently, the notso-fragrant scent will also assure you a private seat at local restaurants, one that is far removed from the crowd. Repellents are only as effective as the applicator. A similarly conscientious effort to cover all exposed areas, will usually be just as effective, yet I have yet to find a repellent to keep black flies out of the hair, ears or nose. The most effective method is to cover up. Light clothing is best; with calf-high tube socks to tuck in pant legs and a light turtleneck to cover the neck portion of a

head net. Headnets have become an essential piece of armor. Nets allow you to breathe, talk and listen, without a buzzing in your nose, ears or eye. Wearing a baseball hat under the headnet helps keep the netting away from your face, and adds to the comfort level. When they are particularly thick, I wear light silk or cotton gardening gloves to cover my hands and tuck pant legs into my socks. Bug jackets, with elastic cuffs and full hoods offer a good alternative, however, they are not as durable as regular clothing and will not stand up to mountain scrambles or crashing through a spruce thicket. Remember, black flies cannot fly in winds of 10 mph or more, so this is a good season to be on the water or atop a windy mountain summit. Anglers should also note that while people don't like bugs, trout most certainly do. And finally, it is important to realize the blackflies have a short lifespan, and they are only around for about a month. Upon their departure, it’s only the mosquitoes, deer flies, horse flies and the no-see-ums we have left to fear. Joe Hackett is a guide and sportsman residing in Ray Brook. Contact him at

Area Births The following births were announced by the Glens Falls Hospital. — A son, Jameson Edward, to Amanda and Brian May of Wevertown, Sunday, May 1, 2011, at 7:48 a.m., 6 pounds 4.6 ounces, 20.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Dale and Monica Millington of Riparius. Paternal grandparents are the late Barry May and Amy Fox of Chestertown. — A son, Brentley Loran, to Angela Bristol and Daniel Phelps of Hudson Falls, Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at 8:01 a.m., 7 pounds 0.4 ounces, 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Martin Webb of Hudson Falls and the late Linda Webb. Paternal grandparents are Douglas Phelps and Wannetta Phelps of Chestertown. — A daughter, Elyse Joy, to Marrissa and Jon Morrow of Lake Luzerne, Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at 7:10 a.m., 8 pounds 3.5 ounces, 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Guy and Pam Hazen of Clarksville. Paternal grandparents are John Morrow of Lake Luzerne and Anna LeGrand of Fort Smith, Ark. — A son, Chase Chaos, to Renee Eastman and Robert Smith of Gansevoort, Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at 7:42 a.m., 8 pounds 11 ounces, 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are John and Betty O’Leary of Lake George. Paternal grandparents are Robert Smith Sr. and Tammy Miller of Corinth. —A son, Deric Charles, to Deric and Stacey Buck of Lake George, Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at 11:40 a.m., 7 pounds 1/2 ounce, 22 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Phillip DeBlois of Queensbury and Kathy DeBlois of Lake George. Pa-

ternal grandparents are David Buck of Cooperstown and Faith Buck of Warrensburg. —A daughter, Paige Elizabeth, to Ryan and Tara Nudi of Queensbury, Friday, April 22, 2011, at 7:49 a.m., 9 pounds 3 ounces, 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Richard and Susan Purdue of Lake George. Paternal grandparents are Jerry Nudi and Cynthia Davis of Queensbury. —A daughter, Chelsea Marie, to Justin Miner and Katie Watkins of Warrensburg, Thursday, April 21, 2011, at 9:22 a.m., 6 pounds 12 ounces, 20.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Heidi Haskell and Carl Watkins of Warrensburg. Paternal grandparents are Donald Miner of Glens Falls and Elaine Miner of American Fork, Utah. —A son, Xzavier Earl, to Melissa Brown and Scott Granger of Chestertown, Friday, April 1, 2011, at 8:42 a.m., 5 pounds 10.7 ounces, 18 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Aimee Brown and Frank Brown of Chestertown. Paternal grandparents are Roy and Faith Granger of New York, Becky and Jack Bunzey of New York, and Jo-Anne and John Dumphy of Florida. The following births were announced by the Saratoga Hospital. — A daughter, Carly Olivia, to Preston and Amanda Allen of Lake Luzerne, Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at 8:13 a.m., 7 pounds 1 ounce, 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Skip and Geri Baird of Lake Luzerne. Paternal grandparents are Preston and Sally Allen of Hadley and Linda and Duane Allen of Greenfield Center.

Death Notices Wilford T. Fowler, 74 LAKE GEORGE — Wilford T. Fowler, 74, of Leisure Lane, died May 11, 2011, at his winter home in Port St. Lucie, Fla., after a brief illness. Born on July 30, 1936, in Schenectady, he was the son of the late Rev. Wilford and Lena (Severson) Fowler. Calling hours were held May 17 and services were held May 18 at the Densmore Funeral Home Inc., Corinth. Burial will be at Corinth Rural Cemetery.

Terry E. (Baker) DelGato, 69 STONY CREEK — Terry E. (Baker) DelGato, 69, of Stony Creek, passed away on May 11, 2011, at Glens Falls Hospital with his daughter Jasmine at his side. He was born Dec. 20, 1941, in Ticonderoga, the son of the late Edward and Eileen (Rainville) Baker. Arrangements were under the direction of the Singleton-Healy Funeral Home in Queens-


Rev. Bernard I. Schermerhorn, 78 WARRENSBURG — The Rev. Bernard I. Schermerhorn, 78, passed away on May 10, 2011, at Glens Falls Hospital after a brief illness. He was born May 10, 1933, the son of Howard B. and Charlotte Sweet Schermerhorn in Gloversville. In August 2010, he married the former Faith Ball and they attended Warrensburg Free Methodist Church, where he was active in its services. Viewing hours were held May 16 at the Gloversville Free Methodist Church, Gloversville, N.Y., where a service immediately followed. Arrangements were by the Ehle Funeral Home in Johnstown.

Edwin K. Moffitt, 65 CHESTERTOWN — Edwin K. Moffitt, 65,

of Village Estates, passed away peacefully, May 7, 2011 at the Adirondack Tri-County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in North Creek following a long illness. Born August 8, 1945 in Glens Falls, he was the son of the late Edwin R. and Minnie R. (Tripp) Moffitt. Calling hours were held May 11 at the AlexanderBaker Funeral Home in Warrensburg. A funeral service to celebrate his life followed.

Marcus W. Russell, 63 WARRENSBURG — Marcus W. Russell, 63, of Library Avenue, passed away unexpectedly May 3, 2011 at his home with his loving family at his side. Born August 1, 1947 in Middletown, he was the son of Florence (Hartman) Russell of Warrensburg and the late Harry M. Russell. At Marcus’ request, there are no calling hours or funeral services scheduled. Arrangements are with the Alexander-Baker Funeral Home in Warrensburg.

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Friday-Sunday, May 20-22 LAKE GEORGE — Queen's Gr eat Boating & C ustom Car Weekend, Beach Rd. & Canada St. Parade, fireworks & more. Details: 668-5771.

Saturday, May 21 WARRENSBURG — Open house, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Warrensburg Emergency squad, 13 K ing St. F ree blood pr essure checks, building t ours, recruitment of new EM Ts. For details or to volunteer, call 623-4911. WARRENSBURG — Yard Sale, 8 a.m.- noon at First United Methodist Church of Warrensburg. upper M ain St. Household goods, socializing with parishioners. QUEENSBURY — Black Fly Affair~A Hikers Ball, 7 p.m. at Hiland Park Country Club, 195 Haviland Rd. Fundraiser for Adirondack Mountain Club. Black Tie optional, hiking boots mandatory. Dancing to group Standing Room Only. Caricaturist Jeanne Benas; live and silent auctions. $. Reservations and details: 668-4447 or: LAKE GEORGE — Milford D. Lester Memorial Cup Recreational Rowing Race, 10 a.m. at Million Dollar Beach, Beach Rd. Free. Carious classes. Details: // LAKE GEORGE — Nor th C ountry Bed & Br eakfast Tour, noon-5 p.m. at various locations. Self-guided, free. Details: or: 668-5755. LAKE GEORGE — P erennial Plant Sale, 9 a.m.- 4 p .m. in Shepard P ark, Canada S t. F ree. D etails: 668-5771 or : LAKE GEORGE — Randy's Run - 5K footrace, 9 a.m. at Lake George Elementary School, 69 Sun Valley Rd. Details: Registration forms available at local schools. QUEENSBURY — Great Escape theme park opens for the season. New shows and attractions featured. WARRENSBURG — Gymk hana, 11 a.m. at K it-’n-Kin Ranch, 1 River St. Various classifications. $. Spectators free. Register by calling: 307-8775. SARATOGA SPRINGS — Adirondack Lyme Disease Foundation monthly meeting, 11 a.m., Susman room, city Public Library, 49 Henry St.

Saturday-Sunday, May 21-22 GLENS FALLS — Ar med F orces Da y concer t b y Lak e George Community Band, Charles Wood Theater, 207 Glen St. Saturday: 8 p .m.; Sunday: 2:30 p .m. $. P atriotic musical tribute t o ser vice men and w omen. D etails: 222-1302 or : LAKE GEORGE — Indoor flea market & garage sale atThe Forum, 2200 Rte. 9. Dozens of vendors. Sat.: 8 a.m.- 7 p.m.; Sun.: 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. crafters, vendors, garage sale items, children's ac tivities. D etails: 668-2200 or : w

Sunday, May 22 QUEENSBURY — Cooper's Cave Coin Club Spring Show, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. at VFW Post 6196, 32 Luzerne Road. Free. Big

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. Myron Ducharme, Pastor First Baptist Church - (A.B.C. Affiliated) Sunday School at 9 a.m. Morning Worship at 10 a.m.; Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Bible Study & Prayer. For information, call 644-9103. website: , Rev. Edward Blanchard. Solid Rock Assembly of God - Adult Sunday Services 11 a.m. Children’s church also at 11 a.m. downstairs. Adult Sunday School at 10 a.m. and Children’s Sunday School at 10 a.m. downstairs. Bible study Thursday at 6 p.m. with Sister Dale. Pastor Skip Hults and Sister Dale. 251-4324 Episcopal Church of Saint Sacrament, Bolton 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 644-3861. BRANT LAKE Adirondack Missions of the Episcopal Church 494-3314 - Fr. Robert Limpert, Fr. Michael Webber, Fr. Dennis Pressley

selection of coins stamps, currency. Refreshments. Details: 596-0076

Tuesday, May 24 GLENS FALLS — H it film “Social Net work,” 6:30 p .m. at Crandall Library, 25 Glen St. The story behind the development of F acebook. F ree. D etails: 792-6508 ex t.3 or : GLENS FALLS — A diRUNdack 5kTrail Race Series & 20k Challenge, 6 p .m. at C ole's Woods & Glens F alls Family YMCA,Fire Rd. & Upper Glen St. D etails: w

Wednesday, May 25 BOLTON — Golf f or Tourism, 8:30 a.m. on at The Sagamore Golf C ourse, Federal H ill Rd . benefits Lak e Geor ge Chamber’s efforts to promote the region. 4-person scramble, low g ross-low net, best ball f oursome; car t, bo xed lunch, awards r eception. $. D etails: 668-5755 or : GLENS FALLS — Mills, Waterpower Dams & the Environment, history talk by John Crumbler, 7 p.m. at Chapman Historical Museum, 348 Glen St. F ree. D etails: 793-2826 or :

Wednesday-Thursday, May 25-26 GLENS FALLS — “Hey Dude,” Seniors of Glens Falls Community Theatre per form, Wednesday- 2 p .m.; Thursday- 7 p.m. at Charles Wood Theater, 207 Glen St. Details: or: 792-1740.

assemble at 9 a.m. at sponsor ’s office - Lak e George Land Conservancy, 4905 Lake Shore Dr. Cleanup of dumped trash at the mountain’s base. Details: 644-9767 or: BOLTON — Chr issy's Chairs P review, 5-7 p .m. at Sw eet Pea Farm & Perennials, 121 Federal Hill Rd. Artists on hand. Late-summer auc tion of fancifully paint ed chairs benefits charities of the Christine Nicole Perry Trust. BOLTON LANDING — Opening Day for Bolton Historical Museum, 4924 Lak eshore Dr., 9 a.m.- 2 p .m. F ree. details: 644-9960 or LAKE LUZERNE — Bountiful Bowls benefit, 2:30- 7:30 p.m. at Adirondack Folk School. Handmade ceramic bowls filled with mouth-watering food, and great music. Call 6962400 f or r eservations. D etails: see: w QUEENSBURY — Young girls’ fast pitch softball tourney, Adirondack Sports Complex, 326 Sherman Ave. Details: 7431086 or:

Saturday-Sunday, May 28-29 QUEENSBURY — Antique Show, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. at Glenwood Manor Antiques, 66 Glenwood Ave. 30 local dealers. Free. Details: 798-4747. GLENS FALLS — Soap Bo x Derby & R ally, 9 a.m. at Murray St. Free. A treasured tradition; spiffy custom cars, enthusiastic child racers.

Saturday-Monday, May 28-30 BOLTON LANDING — Ar ts & Craf ts Festival, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. in Rogers M emorial P ark, Lak e Shor e Dr ive. Qualit y crafts, g reat var iety, all media. Benefits local emer gency squad. Details: 644-3831 or:

Sunday, May 29 BOLTON LANDING — Grand Opening and artists reception, 4-6 p.m. in the new Bolton Gallery & Arts Center, 4985 Lake Shore Drive.

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Friday, May 27 WARRENSBURG — Riverfront Farmers' Market opens for the season, 3-6 p.m. at Warrensburgh Mills Historic District Park, 173 R iver St. L ocally g rown pr oduce, maple syrup , flowers, herbs, wine, baked goods, cheese, organic meats, poultry, plants, crafts, specialty goods, more. Details: 4665497. LAKE GEORGE — C oncert: The Rev Tor Band , 7 p .m. in Shepard Park. Free. D etails: 668-5771 or : w

Friday-Saturday, May 27-28 INDIAN LAKE — 12 annual town Charity Yard Sale, town firehall. Friday: 2-8 p.m., Saturday: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., bag sale last two hours. Raffles, bake sale, music, refreshments. For details or to contribute, call: 648-5985, or 648-6255.

Saturday, May 28 LAKE GEORGE — Memorial Day Parade, Canada St., starts at 11 a.m at American Legion Post #374, State Rte. 9L. Details: 668-2045. WARRENSBURG — Green Thumb Perennial Swap, 8 a.m.noon at Warrensburgh M ills P ark, 173 R iver St. Warrensburgh Beautification Committee’s perennial plant swap includes exchanges and sales,, master gardener station, soil testing, refreshments. All invited, free. Details: 466-5497. BOLTON — Spring Cleanup at Cat Mountain, volunteers

WARRENSBURG — Memorial Day Parade, 9 a.m. from firehouse down Elm St. and Hudson A ve. t o t own cemet ery. Details: 623-9511. BOLTON LANDING — Town’s M emorial Da y P arade, 10 a.m., Rogers' Memorial Park, on Lake Shore Dr., to Veteran's Park. Details: 644-3831 or: STONY CREEK — Memorial Day parade,starts 11:30 a.m. at town hall, 52 Hadley Rd. Details: 696-3575 or: LAKE LUZERNE — Memorial Day Parade, 5 p.m. at “town’s “Four Corners.” Details: 696-3912. NORTH CREEK — Johnsburg’s Memorial Day parade, 10 a.m. down Main St. Details: 251-2002.

Tuesday, May 31 GLENS FALLS — Film: The Fighter, 6:30 p .m. at Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen St. Free. Details: 792-6508 ext. 3 or

Thursday-Sunday, June 2-5 LAKE GEORGE — Lake Elvis Festival, 50 Elvis tribute ar tists, fr ee ev ents thr oughout village including classic car parade , plus Vegas-style headline shows , competitions at The Forum. Details: 681-7452 or :

JOHNSBURG RW Johnsburg United Methodist Church Pastor Jackie Mueller - 515-251-2482. South Johnsburgh Rd., Johnsburg. Worship Service - Sunday 9 a.m.; Bible Study - Mondays @ 6 p.m. info: 518251-3371 LAKE GEORGE Bay Road Presbyterian Church - 1167 Bay Road (near intersection of Bay & Rt. 149). Sunday Worship at 9:30 a.m.; Chris Garrison, Pastor. Kids’ Worship for K-5th. Nursery care available. Coffee Hour following worship, all are welcome. 793-8541. Caldwell Presbyterian Church - 71 Montcalm St., Lake George 12845. Rev. Susan Goodin. 518-668-2613. Sunday Service at 10 a.m. Food Pantry Distribution 2nd Friday of month. Website: St. James Episcopal Church - Sunday services 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Rev. Julie McPartlin. 668-2001. Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church Mohican St., Lake George, NY 6682046. Sat. Vigil Mass at 4 p.m., Sun. Mass at 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Sacrament of Reconciliation Saturday 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m., Weekday Mass: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8 a.m. (There is no Mass on Tuesday or Thursday) Father Thomas Berardi, pastor Chapel of the Assumption (Roman Catholic) Ridge Road Route 9L, Cleverdale, NY is closed. 668-2046 / 656-9034. Fr. Thomas Berardi, pastor Lakeside Chapel - Cleverdale: Sunday services through August at 10 a.m. First United Methodist Church - 78 Montcalm

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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. CHESTER Community United Methodist Church Sunday morning worship 11 a.m.; Rev. Sharon Sauer 494-2517. Faith Bible Church - Sunday school (all ages) - 9 a.m., Sunday worship 10:15 a.m., Sunday Evening 6 p.m., Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7 p.m. Call for information - 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 5:30 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 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. Dr. Deane Perkins, minister. (handicapped accessible, welcoming congregation) 793-1468. Web site:


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Street, Lake George, N.Y. 12845, Sunday Service: 10 a.m. Rev. Meridith Vanderminden. 743-8756. Diamond Point Community Church Sunday Service 10 a.m. June 21September 6, 2009. Community Church welcoming all denominations. Visiting ministers. 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: 518-587-1221. 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. Parish Life Director: Sister 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. POTTERSVILLE Christ Church Episcopal - Sunday Eucharist 12 p.m. Father Jim Loughren. (518) 6449613, email: Pottersville United Methodist Church Worship 9 a.m. Rev. Sharon Sauer, 494-2517. Holy Trinity 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. Lighthouse Baptist Church - Meets at Rt. 9 (next to The Wells House Hotel). Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship Service 10:50 a.m., Evening Service 6:00 p.m., Mid-Week Wednesday Service 7:00 p.m. 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. 623-2282. 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.; Sunday worship 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 midweek. 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. 5-7-11 • 77155

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May 21, 2011

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SMALL RURAL School with a supportive community looking for quality educators to start September 201 1. *Science Teacher (712). Multiple Science certifications required. *Special Education Teacher. K-12 certification required. Send letter of interest, resume, certifications, (3) recommendations, transcripts and school application (Found at to Mary Dickerson, Long Lake Central School, PO Box 217, Long Lake, NY 12847. Deadline is May 31, 2011. THE VILLAGE of Port Henry is now accepting applications for a full time laborer. A complete job description and applications are available at the V illage Hall located at 4303 Main Street Port Henry , NY 12974. The deadline to submit applications is Friday June 3, 2011. The Village of Port Henry is an equal opportunity employer. TOW TRUCK DRIVER/AUT O DISMANTLER with own tools and knowledge of scrap metal. 518-798-8902.



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HWY35 35MPG+


11,370 11,370**




2003 Chevy Venture Van..............$2,995 2001 Volvo S-80............................$4,995 2000 Audi Quattro AWD.................$3,995 2001 Saturn 3 Door, White...............$1,795 2001 Nissan Xterra 4x4 Blue. . . . . . . . .$4,995 2002 VW Passat Wagon...............$3,995 1000 Daewoo..................................$2,495 2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT...........$2,995 1998 Olds Intrigue..........................$2,495 1997 Audi A6 Green........................$2,195 2001 Ford Focus Red.......................$2,995 2000 Chevy 3500 Panel Van...........$2,495 2001 Dodge Durango Silver, 3 Seats..............................................$2,995 2004 Ford Explorer Blue, Nice. . . . . . . .$4,995 2002 Infinity Q20 Sunroof, Rear Wing, 5 Speed...............................................$3,495 2000 Subaru Forester Green, Automatic..........................................$2,995 1997 Porsche 2 Door, Red, 50,000 Miles.................................................$2,495 1998 Ford Explorer White...............$1,695 1999 Cadillac Deville 90,000 Miles, White, Nice, Lady Owned..............................$2,995 2000 Daewoo 4 Door, Black.............$2,495 1998 Chevrolet Lumina..................$1,995 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse.................$3,995 2003 Chevy Impala Black...............$4,995 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4, Red...................................................$2,695 2001 Chevy Impala........................$3,995 1994 Chevy Suburban 4x4.............$1,795 1995 Toyota 4Runner 4x4.............$3,495 1999 Jeep Wrangler 4x4................$4,995 2001 Dodge Durango.....................$1,795 1999 Mazda 626 Green, Automatic. $2,495 2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT Silver. $2,495 2000 Ford Expedition Black............$2,395 2004 Dodge Ram 2500 4x4, 78,000 Miles.....................................$8,995







347 SOLD





HWY42 42 MPG+


16,800 16,800



NEW 2011




18,264 18,264



STOCK #A2572, 50,039 MI ...................$10,995

STOCK #B2111, 13,000 MI.....................$16,995

STOCK #W211, 25,500 MI .....................$18,995




STOCK #A1821, 59,000 MI....................$11,900

STOCK #B154, 67,623 MI.......................$17,900

STOCK #W214, 28,301 MI......................$18,995




STOCK #B1971, 49,000 MI.....................$12,900

STOCK #W207, 30,800 MI......................$17,900

STOCK #B2391, 25,611 MI.....................$21,995




STOCK #B2171, 43,000 MI.....................$12,900

STOCK #W212, 27,312 MI......................$17,995

STOCK #B1212, 4X4, 39,987 MI............$22,900




STOCK #W205, 32,379 MI.....................$13,900

STOCK #B2181A, 21,214 MI..................$18,095

STOCK #B114-2, 56,521 MI....................$24,900




STOCK #W213, 28,675 MI.....................$16,995

STOCK #B1541, 39,700 MI.....................$18,900

STOCK #W184, 26,000 MI.....................$24,900


Route 9, Lake George

“Family Owned and Operated since 1932”

Sales, Service, Parts & Body Shop Plus





19,200 19,200 #B093 MSRP $22,945




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May 21, 2011

*Lease payments include all available rebates. Based on 39 months, 39,000 miles with $2999 down plus 1st payment, tax & fees at signing. 20¢ a mile over 39,000 miles. Lessee responsible for maintenance and excess wear and tear. Security deposit waived for well qualified customers, excludes Compass. 0% APR in lieu of certain rebates. Must qualify for military, conquest, returning lessee & trade in rebates. +EPA estimates, actual mileage may vary. Offer ends 5/27/11.



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