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By Thom Randall firstname.lastname@example.org LAKE GEORGE — After a half-century layoff from official duty, the old Warren County Courthouse is likely to again hold county court sessions, Lake George Town Supervisor Dennis Dickinson revealed Monday July 23 at a rare joint meeting of the town and village boards. Such court proceedings may begin on a regular basis as soon as September, Dickinson said, noting that state officials have toured and inspected the building with an intent of resuming its historic use for Warren County court and state Supreme Court sessions as needed. Dickinson said that the town is now poised to refurbish the Victorian-style building. Such upgrades include increasing energy efficiency, boosting security and adding furnishings to meet state requirements. The looming brick building, now in use as a museum by the Lake George Historical Association, is situated at Canada and Amherst streets in Lake George. Dickinson said that state
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School board gets new president Roscoe the clown entertains children at the 2011 Smoke Eaters’ Jamboree. The 2012 edition of this carnival-style event — the 50th annual Jamboree — is to be held the evenings of Friday, July 27 and Saturday, July 28 in Warrensburg. Photo by Nancy Frasier
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Jamboree celebrates 50th anniversary By Thom Randall email@example.com WARRENSBURG — For two generations, the Smoke Eaters’ Jamboree is annually anticipated with enthusiasm by both children and adults in the North Country.
The Jamboree, a combination of a carnival and old-time country fair, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend. The primary fundraiser for the Warrensburg Volunteer Fire Co., the fest features carnival rides, a midway, an auction, top-name entertainment, a barbecue, fireworks and games of chance.
The event will be held this year Friday July 27 and Saturday July 28 at the Warrensburg Recreation Field on Library Ave. The renowned rock ‘n roll band “The AudioStars” are booked again this year for Saturday beginning at 7 p.m., and they’re expected to draw a substantial crowd.
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County leaders: Mandate drug tests for welfare recipients
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QUEENSBURY — Concerned that Warren County taxpayers may be supporting some local residents’ addictions, county supervisors voted Friday July 20 to ask the state Legislature to enact a law requiring drug
and alcohol testing for welfare recipients. The local resolution prompted debate at Friday’s county Board of Supervisors meeting, and four county supervisors – Dennis Dickinson of Lake George, Ron Vanselow of Johnsburg, Peter McDevitt of Glens Falls and Bill Mason of Queensbury, voted against it.
According to the county leaders’ request, all the state’s citizens relying on public assistance would be subject to random drug testing, and those testing positive would be denied benefits. Ralph Bentley of Horicon contended that taxpayer money paid to some welfare recipients freed up their personal funds to be spent on
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Help sought for Garage Sale Warrensburg’s 33rd annual World’s Largest Garage Sale event is scheduled to be held Saturday Sept. 29 and Sunday Sept. 30 this year. Several residents have called the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce, which sponsors the event, wondering if this is a week earlier than normal. Every year of the event’s history, however, the Garage Sale has been held one week before Columbus Day Weekend, and this year, that means that it will be held on the last two days of September. The Chamber needs volunteers to help park visitors’ vehicles at the fairgrounds and assist vendors as they acquire their spaces. To volunteer, contact the Chamber of Com-
WCS Football’s golf tournament A reminder is appropriate that the Warrensburg High School Football Booster Club’s first-ever Golf Tournament is approaching. The event is to be held Sunday Aug. 26 at Green Mansions Golf Club in Chestertown. The four-person scramble begins at noon, and the cost of $70 per person includes a choice of a steak or chicken dinner. The meal alone is just $20. to just attend the dinner that cost is $20. The event includes a 50-50 raffle, and fairway prizes will be awarded. For more information, call Emma Shambo at 623-1059 or Kim Ross at 623-2932.
During August, Richards Library in Warrensburg is displaying selections from Marina Skea's collection of antique wedding memorabilia. The artworks of Warrensburg High School students will be on display through Labor Day at the library. The exhibit was curated by Warrensburg High School Art teacher Patrick Sullivan. There’s an easy way to help out Richards Library with its expansion efforts. Returnable bottles and cans left at Ackley's Direct Deposit can benefit the library, if patrons specify that the deposit revenue is to be credited to the Richards Library fund. Note that for the convenience of patrons, Richards Library hosts a coupon exchange basket and a collection basket for Campbell's soup labels for the school. There are books for sale in the vestibule for 50 cents each or three for $1, as well as a magazine exchange basket. Summer hours of the library are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; plus 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays; and it’s open from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information, call the Library at 623-3011.
A country gospel concert featuring the duo Bonnie & Julian is scheduled for Sunday July 29 at the Assembly of God Church is Warrensburg, and all are invited to attend. A love offering will be taken at the concert. Happy Birthday wishes go out to Warrensburg Town Clerk Donna Combs on July 29, and to Rev. Thomas Berardi , pastor of Sacred Heart Church in Lake George, on July 21.
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Grocery name game: Grand Union stores to be named Tops, again By Katherine Clark
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footprint,” said Frank Curci, Tops Markets president and CEO. “We are looking forward to having these stores and the surrounding communities become part of the Tops family.” Grand Union Markets LLC is an affiliate of C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., based in Keene, N.H. “We believe this transition makes excellent strategic sense for both organizations,” said Michael Newbold, EVP and Chief Administrative Officer for C&S Wholesale Grocers. “It allows Tops to strengthen its retail
network, while C&S will continue to focus on its core business of providing innovative supply and logistics solutions to its wholesale customers. C&S very much appreciates its deep partnership with Tops and looks forward to the second decade of our relationship.”
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ELIZABETHTOWN — The familiar chain of Grand Union supermarkets throughout the North Country that became Tops supermarkets in 2001 — only to revert back to Grand Union several years later — will once again be known as Tops. Tops Friendly Markets announced Thursday, July 19, it had entered into an agreement with Grand Union Markets LLC, to acquire 21 facilities located in upstate New York and Vermont, according to a release by the company. The Grand Unions purchased by Tops include stores in the following Adirondack locations: Elizabethtown, Au Sable Forks, two locations in Saranac Lake (Lake Flower Avenue and Church Street), Bolton Landing, Chestertown, Schroon Lake, Corinth, Warrensburg, North Creek, Northville and Peru. Tops has also purchased several Vermont locations including Hardwick, Northfield and Rutland. Tops officials said the local stores will still be called Grand Union until the transfer is complete, which is expected to happen this fall. The acquisition will bring the number of Tops stores to 153 and will expand Tops’ footprint further into areas of northern and eastern New York state and neighboring northern Vermont. “We are very excited about this growth opportunity for Tops, especially since these stores are a natural extension of our current
Schroon Lake, Warrensburg, Peru and Hamilton. Only 10 of these stores are part of the 2012 sale. While the announcement was made in February 2001, they made the transition to Tops on March 6, 2001. In 2005, Tops sold the following 12 stores to C&S Wholesale Grocers, which called them Grand Union Friendly Markets: Elizabethtown, Au Sable Forks, two in Saranac Lake, Bolton Landing, Chestertown, Schroon Lake, Warrensburg, North Creek, Peru, Corinth and Hamilton. Only 11 of these stores are part of the 2012 sale; faced with stiff competition from Price Chopper, the Hamilton Grand Union closed in 2009. Some stores, like the one in Tupper Lake, were sold (to Price Chopper), and others were simply closed, such as the one in Lake Placid. Tops announced in July 2005 that it was seeking buyers for 31 stores in New York, including the 20 North Country stores it bought from Grand Union in 2001. The sale was made in October 2005, and they made the transition to the 12 Grand Union stores on Feb. 13, 2006. During its latest transition, Tops plans to offer employment to the approximately 600 employees at all 21 stores without any interruption in service upon closing of the sale. The purchase is subject to customary closing conditions. Specific terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Tops Markets, LLC, is headquartered in Williamsville and operates 132 full-service supermarkets — 127 company-owned and five franchise locations. With more than 14,000 associates, Tops is a leading full-service grocery retailer in upstate New York and northern Pennsylvania. For more information about Tops Markets, visit the company's website at www.topsmarkets.com. (Andy Flynn contributed to this story.)
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Proposed airport land purchase irks Warren County politician By Thom Randall
firstname.lastname@example.org QUEENSBURY — Warren County leaders voted July 20 to apply for a $700,000 grant to buy land and easements east of the county airport’s secondary runway to meet Federal Aviation Administration mandates, but one local politician questioned the expenditure of taxpayer money. Queensbury supervisor-at-large Mark Westcott contended that such a sum shouldn’t be spent on accommodating a backup runway. “I’m supportive of keeping county airport in business, but I have serious reservations about the money,” he said. “The airport has operated successfully for decades without the purchase of land.” But county Public Works Superintendent Jeff Tennyson countered that for years, the county had been on notice from the FAA that it needed to eliminate hazards — mainly trees — near the runway. Tennyson said that if the county did not make progress in meeting the FAA mandates, the agency
could force the county to shorten the runway. The measure passed with all supervisors but Westcott voting for it. In other business, the county leaders: • Approved drafting a contract with Edward Zibro to lease the Warren County Fairgrounds in 2013 for the Warrensburg Bike Rally, with an option to return for five years — subject to annual endorsement by the county and town of Warrensburg. The rally is held before and during the annual Americade rally, generally the first week in June. Queensbury at-large supervisor David Strainer called for the contract to include specific dates for the rally rather than vague terms, so the agreement wouldn’t deter others from reserving the facilities. "The fairgrounds are a great asset, and they are totally underutilized,” he said. • Authorized an agreement with Washington County to provide backup emergency dispatch services in case of an outage. The Warren County supervisors decided to pursue the agreement after Verizon recently demanded $249,000 from the county for software
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The difficulty in repealing ObamaCare
he process to repeal ObamaCare has been underway since the day it was signed in to law. So far, the results indicate that much must change before there is any actual repealing of ObamaCare. The reality of the situation is that the only hope of repealing ObamaCare is in the hands of the worst possible group: establishment D.C. politicians. Tomorrow, the House will vote again on repealing ObamaCare—which they have done successfully in this same session of Congress on January 19, 2011. There is no reason to think that the House GOP is doing anything more that putting on more theater of “attempting” to repeal ObamaCare. The fact is there are many more things that House Republicans could be doing to actually repeal or dilute the bill that they seem to have little stomach for actually doing. First, they could be voting to completely defund any action that is involved with implementing ObamaCare. Rep. Jim Jordan and Rep. Michele Bachmann are circulating a letter to their fellow members of Congress calling on them to vote to defund all actions implementing ObamaCare. As the letter states, “Since much of the implementation of ObamaCare is a function of the discretionary appropriations process, and since most of the citizens we represent believe that ObamaCare should never go into effect, we urge you not to bring to the House floor in the 112th Congress any legislation that provides or allows funds to implement ObamaCare through the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Health and Human Services, or any other federal entity. We also urge you to take legislative steps necessary to immediately rescind all ObamaCare-implementation funds.” Second, they could be using the reconciliation process in the Senate to repeal ObamaCare. As former Bush administration official James Capretta wrote in 2011, “a reconciliation bill cannot be filibustered — and therefore can pass in the Senate with a simple majority, normally 51 votes, when all time for debate has expired.” Capretta goes further and lays out a realistic scenario:
“If, in the 2012 election, Republicans are able to maintain control of the House, pick up the majority in the Senate (a real possibility) but not a 60-vote supermajority, and win the White House (looking more possible by the day), the GOP would be in position to set in motion a reconciliation bill to repeal and replace Obamacare — and they wouldn’t need any Democratic cooperation to make it happen. The fact that leading Republican presidential candidates have now said that reconciliation is an option is a big deal, as it makes it very clear to all concerned that there is a clear path to victory for Obamacare opponents.” But the real problem in all of this is that we have to rely on politicians to handle the repeal of ObamaCare. The incentive structure for politicians is based upon receiving political donations and votes in the ballot box. Politicians make most (and I believe all) decisions based on those incentives. Therefore, if you want politicians to behave in such a way, such as to repeal ObamaCare, then you must provide them with the incentives to behave in certain ways. Unfortunately though, House Republican leadership publicly announced in the run-up to the 2010 midterm elections that they would “repeal and replace” ObamaCare if given the opportunity. The “replace” portion is where the real danger lies. The House GOP governing document the Pledge to America as well as many other Republicans in Congress who have publicly supported the politically popular provisions of ObamaCare such as allowing “kids” to stay on their parents’ insurance until they are 26 years old as well as guaranteeing insurance for those with pre-existing conditions, indicate that the Congressional GOP is in no hurry to completely dismantle ObamaCare. The latest effort by House Republicans to conduct another orchestrated “repeal” vote of ObamaCare does not indicate that Republicans really want to repeal it. If they are really serious this time, they need to prove it by actually defunding its implementation and forcing Obama and the Senate to explain to their constituents why they want to fund the law at all. Adam Bitely is the Editor-in-Chief of NetRightDaily.com.
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are investments we make not as inecently President Obama dividuals, but as Americans, and made some disturbing reour nation as a whole benefits from marks in a Roanoke speech them." in which he tied the infrastructure of At a time when more than half the government to individual business population pays no federal income success. The president said: “If you taxes, nearly 53 percent of young were successful, somebody along the Americans are unemployed and livline gave you some help. There was a ing at home, the US poverty rate is great teacher somewhere in your life. the highest since the war on poverty Somebody helped to create this unbeDan Alexander in the 1960s, the federal government lievable American system that we Thoughts from is encouraging the use of food have that allowed you to thrive. Behind the Pressline stamps as a “win” for everyone, the Somebody invested in roads and average federal employee earns a bridges. If you’ve got a business. you wage and benefits higher than a comparable prididn’t build that. Somebody else made that hapvate sector employee, the country’s deficit continpen.” ues to grow at a staggering rate and a president Mr. President, who do you think pays the taxes who travels around the country demanding that that builds the bridges, roads and pays the salaries high wage earners pay their fair share when the top of those great teachers you are referring to? The 10 percent wage earners already shoulder more free enterprise system is the only system that crethan 70 percent of the load, something seems very ates wealth for people who had none before. out of place in the country. Throughout the history of man no other system has This should be a time when the message is clear proven to motivate lowly immigrants without and national pride steps to the forefront. It’s time much more than the clothes on their backs to work for us all to roll up our sleeves and get to work. hard, lift themselves from poverty and build a new Everyone needs to pitch in as there are no free life for themselves and their families. rides, and those who once thought they could get a The American Dream, available to all citizens, is free ride from the system are too embarrassed to to provide the freedom to own a home, create a life now seek that route. As a nation we need leaders and build a career or a business. The freedoms our who challenge us all to pull our fair share, not just a forefather fought and died to preserve are based select few. We need the government worker and the solely on building a life free from government conprivate sector worker to look for ways to improve trol. Yet this wonderful system that has given our production, increase efficiency and find ways to nation so much is now being minimalized by the economize and do more with less. We need to curb commander in chief, the leader of the free world, as our government spending and we need to applaud something that couldn’t exist without government all who take up this challenge to get America back assistance? on track. We don’t need divisive speeches pitting At times I have to wonder if this is the same Americans against Americans, haves against havecountry I was raised in by hard working parents nots, liberals versus conservatives. This is a time to and immigrant grandparents who dreamed for a have each other’s backs and not be back stabbing better life for their children? The same country each other. The task is great, but the American spirwhere the school teachers pushed us to dream big it, if it still burns, is up to the challenge. and believe we could be anything we wanted if we As a nation, we have allowed ourselves to accept were willing to work hard, get a good education, the concept that the American dream isn’t what it play by the rules, be creative and always remember once was and that sacrifice and hard work are a to give back to those in need? fool’s ambition. As a person who has enjoyed the Has our nation and its leader lost the faith in the good fortune to live the dream and has far exceedtrue American dream, what we once knew as “good ed his own expectations, I can assure you America old American ingenuity?” Could it be that this lack is still the land of opportunity and any message to of faith is at the root of the belief that for the first the contrary is a slap in the face to every person time a majority of Americans think they will be less who has dared to dream for a better life. Nothing well off than their parents? Instead of a nation that was guaranteed to our founding fathers nor the encourages and challenges its youth, and, for that matter, all of its citizens, to contribute to society and millions who still flock to our shores, but Lady Liberty says it best, "Give me your tired, your poor, take pride in their hard work, today we find our your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the president promoting the concept of getting ahead wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, when government leads the way: "But there are the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp critical actions we must take to support businesses beside the golden door!" and encourage new ones — that means we need the Dan Alexander is publisher and CEO of Denton Pubbest infrastructure, a good education system, and licationa. He may be reached at email@example.com. affordable, domestic sources of clean energy. Those
Opinion - Adirondack Journal - 7
July 28, 2012
•100 Years Ago – July 1912•
Chester to build schoolhouse Town citizens have voted to build a new $7,000 schoolhouse in Chestertown. The vote was 38 to 12 at a special meeting held July 12, 1912 to purchase the old Baptist Church property for $1,000, sell the old school which adjoins the property and build a new school on the church lot. Some time ago the Baptist Church property, which had not been in use for some time, was sold to the late Charles H. Faxon and Milo Knapp by the Baptist Church Association and is now held by their heirs. The church is in poor condition, as is the school and cannot be expected to bring a very large sum. Both buildings will be sold to the highest bidder and must be removed at once by and at the expense of the purchaser. Work on the new school building will begin as soon as possible in order to have it in readiness for the opening of the fall term. The trustees, Dr. Erwin L. Stafford, W.A. Fosmer and Cyrus W. Kettenbach has given permission to borrow upon the credit of the district the sum of $8,000 from the Emerson Bank in Warrensburgh and to issue district bonds on Aug. 1, 1912 for that amount, 16 for $500 each.
Father suggests suicide Nathan Swartz, the slayer of Julia Conners, killed himself as his father, to whom he confessed, advised him to do. His father told him, “The only thing left for you is suicide. Here is some money, $1.25 for you to buy a pistol and shoot yourself or jump into the river.” Nathan ended his life with gas in a tenement house in New York City. At the time of his death he was on probation from prison where he had served a sentence for a crime against yet another girl. Nathan’s murderous attack on the Conners child, which he stabbed 41 times, stirred the whole nation. He left an open letter un-
addressed and unsigned. In part it said, “I am guilty and I am insane. It was caused by the beautiful makeup of women.”
Auto party escapes death A serious automobile accident occurred the morning of July 25, 1912 three miles north of Luzerne on the Lake George Road, at a point where the Porteous bridge spans a creek, when a party of five, A. Boquecash, owner of the car and Mrs. Boquecash, together with their daughter and Mr. and Mrs. St.Onge of Pittsfield, Mass., were thrown out of their machine. The driver lost control of the auto as it neared the bridge. The car ran up one of the protecting arms of the structure and turned completely over into the bridge. Had it gone into the creek the entire party would have been killed. All of the occupants were more or less injured and suffered greatly from the shock. One man was seriously injured and all were taken to the home of George Dunkley near the scene of the accident. A telephone call was sent to Luzerne for Dr. George Thompson and the badly damaged car was towed to Luzerne for repairs.
Mother bear suffers beating While on their way home recently from fighting a forest fire near the Upper Iron Works in Newcomb, Joseph Lamb, Fred Gregory and several others caught two baby bear cubs. The mother did not fancy the idea of having her young kidnapped and she put up a stiff fight, but was finally beaten off with clubs.
Adirondack weather One month it rains too much, another month it rains too little. One month it is too sunny, another month it is too cloudy. The winter is cold, the spring is raw, the summer is hot and the fall is wet. It is an abominable climate and not what it used to be. (Note: These are “the good old days” before global warming.)
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Mountain music set for concert The Adirondack Mountain Bluegrass Band will be performing in an outdoor concert at 7 p.m. Monday July 30 in the park behind the Thurman Town Hall in Athol. The band members — Larry Blackhurst, Walt Kirby, Gary Sprung, Karen Sprung and Stephanie Svrcheck — blend guitar, banjo, bass, fiddle, mandolin and voices to perform traditional bluegrass and country tunes. Some members of the band formerly performed as “Don’t Quit Your Day Job,”and are known for their skillful instrumentation and close harmonies. Refreshments will available, and a playground is on site. Children must be accompanied by an adult while at the concert. Those attending are advised to bring a chair and wear layered clothing.
Over the fence I received a call from one of my readers this past weekend that touched me personally. Lance Chadwell expresses his thanks to area residents for their compassion and understanding while he cares for his elderly mother who is experiencing early-onset Alzheimer ’s. He also extends his apologies for the increased traffic on Combs Road due to his son’s graduation and his mother dropping in at all hours. My mother in-law has Alzheimer ’s as well, and I can understand the challenges one faces in not only caring for your own children, but for a parent as well. In our family my sister in-law and brother in-law care for Mom while raising their three children and working full-time jobs. I commend Lance and Doreen, Melissa and Jacques, and others who are coping with this situation. There are many ways you can get to know the town you live in. Thurman has a Town Historian — Joan Harris — and she enjoys helping residents and visitors learn from the past so they can enjoy the future that much more. Readers can email her at: email@example.com. Also, all are welcome to join the John Thurman Historical Society.
Events and activities in the hills The Thurman Quilting Group will be holding their meeting 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday July 30 in the town hall. All are welcome to bring their craft projects and pay a visit to their friends and neighbors. For details, contact Myra at 623-2633. The John Thurman Historical Society is to present a free program “Discovering Echoes of the Past” at 7 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 7 in the Thurman Town Hall. Caroline Andrulis, author of a book with a similar title, will talk about her experiences researching three centuries of Adirondack history. Refreshments will be available. For details, call 623-2007. Thurman Emergency Medical Services meets on the first Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the squad building, 572 High St., and their next meeting is Aug. 1. If you
Roads, old and new Contractor Joseph H. Walker is making good progress on his state road contract between Warrensburgh and Chestertown, He now has a gang of men near Darrowsville. The first three miles are all finished so that autos can go very well now on the main line going over Spruce Mountain and making the distance about three miles less than by Friends Lake. In other road news, R.J. Brown, of Bolton, has been appointed by the State Civil Service Commission as temporary assistant in the history division, Department of Education. He will be assigned to the collection of data in reference to the original trails and military roads used during the French and Indian War, covering the territory between Albany and Crown Point.
Wild West show in town A feature with the Prairie Lillie and Nebraska Bill’s Wild West Show, billed to appear in Warrensburgh Aug. 1, 1912 and in North Creek the following day, is the trueto-life portrayal of the famous Mountain Massacre which calls forth the entire company of over 250 people and 300 horses. It is a spectacle well worth seeing. (Note: The Mountain Meadows Massacre is a little known and sad part of Mormon history. In 1857 Mormon pioneers from Cedar City, Utah disguised themselves as Indians and attacked the Fancher wagon train of emigrants which was heading along the Spanish Trail for California. Between 100 and 140 men, woman and children died. It was a black day in Mormon history. There has been a great deal of controversy over the matter and few facts are known about the reasoning behind the attack.)
Saintly lady dies Mrs. Thomas Needham, 77, a long-time resident of Warrensburgh, died July 19, 1912 of paralysis at South Johnsburgh. She is sur-
are interested in becoming a member, stop in and ask how you can help. The Thurman Connections Snowmobile Club holds their meetings generally on the last Friday of the month at their headquarters on Bear Pond Road, so the next meeting is July 27 at 7 p.m. For details — and to make sure of the meeting date and time, contact Doug Needham at 623-9234.
Over the fence The Gleaning Food Program is held on the first Monday of the month, and the next session is Aug. 6 at 1 p.m. Remember to bring your reusable cloth bags or plastic shopping bags to bring your goods home. Those who have extra time and would like to volunteer for an hour or more, contact the Town Hall at 623-9649. Two weeks ago, the Thurman Town Board approved a resolution to sign a contract with Warren County to buy vehicle fuel from them, and we hear this could mean a great savings to Thurman taxpayers. The board also approved a petty cash fund of $25 so the clerks at the town transfer station can make change when residents purchase garbage bags. This will make it easier for folks to obtain those bags on weekends when the Town Hall is closed. The petty cash fund will be accounted for every Tuesday, excluding holidays. The hot August weather is fast approaching, so please take the time to stop in and check on elderly neighbors. While you are there make sure they are well hydrating by getting them a glass of water.
Train buffs meet with rail manager The Thurman Station Association held an open meeting July 11 to explore the many opportunities the Railroad can bring to Thurman and surrounding communities. Many area residents attended, and Saratoga & North Creek Railroad Manager Steve Torrico was present. Torrico mentioned that Thurman Station is the only station on the line to have a “meet” where the train that gets to the meeting point first will divert itself to the siding, to facilitate the trains continuing northbound or southbound on the tracks. This occurs daily between 1:47 p.m. and 1:49 p.m. The passenger train ran through Thurman for the first time in 50 years on July 8, 2006. This was the VIP Train that ran from Thurman to North Creek, and it carried state legislators including Betty Little and Teresa Sayward. Originally, train service was supposed to be serving Thurman Station as far back as 1999, and support then for the train from local residents and surrounding communities was enormous. As the years passed with unanticipated delays, the momentum was stalled and many members of the Thurman Station Association parted. Members that stayed with the Association are Perky Granger, President; Cheryl Kenyon, Vice President; Sally Feihel, Secretary/Treasurer; plus members Sue Jennings, Winnie Martin, Dave Kenyon and Avis Russell. Since 18 months ago, train traffic has risen substantially after the county railroad operation was taken over by Iowa Pacific, the parent company of the Saratoga & North Creek Railway. Trains run daily to meet both the northbound and southbound Amtrak trains to and from New York City. Area business owners are undoubtedly pleased that negotiations are underway to possibly restore rail freight service, which has been dormant for decades. Plans are also underway to construct a four-sided build-
vived by four sons and three daughters, Clarence Needham, at whose home she died, LeRoy, William, Charles Needham and Nellie Corbett, Anna Mosher and Mrs. Wilbur Perkins. Elizabeth Harrison was born at Northrop, Linconshire County, England on Aug. 20, 1835 and was married to Thomas C. Needham Nov. 29, 1852 in the Church of England at Eckelsfield, Yorkshire County. She came to America with her husband the following year and on March 6, 1853 settled in Thurman. She became the mother of 11 children and she was a good wife and a loving mother, as well as a friend to everyone that came to her in sickness or trouble. Her ability as a nurse and midwife could not be excelled. She brought many little ones into the world and many eyes she closed in death. She will be missed.
News near and far The city treasurer of Newport, Oregon swallowed a whistle when a child and recently had it removed from his throat because sometimes it whistled of itself in his sleep and woke him up. Richard A. Hudnut and chauffeur of New York passed through Bakers Mills with his new automobile on his way to Fox Lair Camp. (Note…Richard Hudnut, owner of Fox Lair, was heir to the Hudnut cosmetic empire.) Rev. Richard Palmer and Mrs. Orletta Cilley, both of Warrensburgh, were married in Glens Falls the evening, of July 23, 1912 at the home of Frank Palmer on Ridge St. John Gamble died in Chestertown the morning of July 21, 1912 and his body was taken to New York by the Monday train. Chicken pox is the prevailing disease among children in Johnsburgh and some adults are catching it also. Harlon Mead’s house in Igerna burned to the ground July 20, 1912. Readers are welcome to contact Adirondack Journal correspondent Jean Hadden at firstname.lastname@example.org or 6232-2210.
ing at Thurman’s current platform stop-off in Thurman. Work on the station will begin this fall with monies earmarked for building materials. One of the additions to the new station — besides being more aesthetically pleasing — will be a unisex restroom. The county-sponsored bus service to Glens Falls runs on the second and fourth Fridays of every month. It will run Friday Aug. 10 and is free to seniors age 60 and over. Those who wish to go, call Laura by Wednesday Aug 8 at 623-9281. The Thurman Fire Co. has asked that area residents be reminded that the county fire alert is now at the ‘High’ level. While there is no burn ban policy currently in effect, citizens are asked to use caution while enjoying campfires — and to have a garden hose handy. In case of an emergency, call 911.
On a personal note Sympathy goes out to the family of the late Brion Pasco, who passed away July 14 in Clarendon, Texas at the age of 58. Brion was the son of the late Hugh and Grace Pasco of Thurman. Celebrating a wedding anniversary on July 29 are Lanette and Jerry Baker. Celebrating birthdays this week are Bruce Beldon and Sierra Galusha on July 29; Cheryl Kenyon and Kendra Russell, July 30; Daniel Cameron and Scott Brown, July 31; Aaron Brown and Jordan Baker, Aug 1; Eddie Castro, Helise Hennessey and Barb Farrell, Aug 2; and John Smith III, Wendy Baird and Marilyn Williams on Aug 3.
Baker family reunion set MALTA – A two-year countdown is now underway for the sesquicentennial of the first Baker Family Reunion. Descendants of James and Ruth Post Baker will meet at Malta Town Park for the 148th Baker Family Reunion from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday Aug. 11, and planning will begin for the 150th reunion to be held in 2014. Baker cousins are asked to bring photos, videos, news of the family. The Baker Family Reunion is considered to be the oldest annual family reunion in the U.S. The first meeting was held on Feb. 10, 1865, when the 16 sons of James and Ruth Post Baker met at the Baker family homestead on Viall Avenue in Mechanicville. The sons continued the reunion each year, bringing their families and as the number of descendants grew, so did the reunions. All descendants of James and Ruth Post Baker, Baker relatives and friends of Bakers are warmly invited to join the reunion. Those who think they may be a “long lost Baker cousin" are urged to join the Baker reunion at the and the family historian Maria Carr will be on hand to help trace connections. Everyone attending is asked to bring a covered dish to share. Hot dogs, hamburgers and cold drinks will be provided. The meeting area is under a covered pavilion in Malta Town Park, adjacent to a children’s play area. For details, call Joe Cutshall-King at 692-9505; email email@example.com; or visit the Baker Family Reunion page at: www.facebook.com/thebakerfamilyreunion).
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July 28, 2012
New president for WCS school board By Lynn Smith
firstname.lastname@example.org WARRENSBURG — The two top policy-making positions in the Warrensburg Central School District feature new faces as a reconstituted school board voted recently to install officers. July 9, the Warrensburg school board held its organizational meeting for the 2012-2013 school year. Laura Danna took the helm the of President and Beth Callahan stepped into the role of Vice President. Douglas West and Paul Weick were sworn in as new board members by WCS District Clerk Cynthia Turcotte. They replaced long-term board members and fiscal conservatives Richelene Morey and Brian Lace. At the board meeting, Superintendent of Schools Tim Lawson reported that the district was facing a 12 percent increase for employees’ health insurance in the 2012-13 school year over the present year. The increase represents an additional cost of $249,000 increase for local taxpayers. Teachers are now contributing 10 percent of the cost of insurance premiums.
Laura Danna Also, the board agreed to transfer $100,000 to a capital reserve fund to pay for replacement of the high school’s leaky, deteriorating roof. A roof replacement project is expected to cost about $1 million, Lawson said. District Business Administrator Cynthia Turcotte said July 17 that the roof replacement fund has about $1.1 million in it already. Gail Lawson, wife of Tim Lawson, was appointed as Chief Information Officer. She is to be paid $3,396 for the 2012-2013 school year
for her duties, which include report data to the state. A la carte school lunches will increase by 10 cents to $1.60 for the upcoming school year. Tim Lawson reported that the school district faces a declining enrollment — he observed that 65 students graduated in 2012 and to date 50 are enrolled in the 2012-13 Kindergarten program. A total of 24 children are now enrolled in the preschool program and will divided into two sessions of 12 each. The retirement of Mike Curtis, Security Monitor and Greeter for the High School, was announced. The position was eliminated in the current rounds of budget cuts. He has served either as Security Monitor or Teacher ’s Assistant since 1998. Two other personnel changes were announced: the resignation of Junior Varsity Volleyball Coach Jessica Ryan, and the resignation of Mark Abbattisti as Golf Coach. Abbattisti is remaining in the district as a Special Education teacher — he resigned as coach due to increased academic duties, of
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Youth Bible Club For the upcoming five weeks, the local Kidz in the Creek Bible Club will meet on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Stony Creek Library, 37 Harrisburg Road. This new club, intended for children of preschool age through 6th grade, is sponsored by the Stony Creek Community Bible Study. All are invited to attend. For details, call 696-6375 or see: www.stonycreekcommunitybiblestudy.com The library doesn’t necessarily endorse meetings or programs held in their facility, except for their own.
Senior news The Stony Creek 50+ Seniors Club will be sponsoring a booth at the Stony Creek Mountain Days festival, to be held Aug. 3 through 5 at the town recreation field. They will be raffling off a clock made by Fred Elms. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. The drawing will be held at 4:30 p.m. Sunday Aug. 5 at the event.
More than a dozen woodsmen and woodswomen will be putting their traditional skills to the test during a lumberjack competition to be held at Stony Creek Mountain Days, coming up on Aug. 3 through Aug. 5. The competition is to be held Sunday Aug. 5 by the New York State Lumberjacks Association. The event features such skills as axe throwing; crosscut, chain and bow sawing; and wood chopping. The lumberjack competition is among a long list of
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Local food and art offered BOLTON LANDING — All who appreciate produce raised with loving care and local artwork crafted with a discerning vision are welcome to visit the weekly Bolton Landing Farmers Market. The Market is now operating in its second year and off to a great start with nearly all the vendors returning from last year and many new ones too. Not only can residents pick up locally grown produce, cheeses, eggs and wine and other consumables, but there are also many handcrafted items, including soaps, lotions, woodwork, stonework and pottery. An extra attraction of the market is the local musicians that perform each week. The market is open every Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in
Training for invasive plant management set at Tannery Pond Community Center NORTH CREEK — The Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program is offering a terrestrial invasive plant management training session on Wednesday, Aug. 1 at the Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek from 10 a.m. – noon. Experts will provide instruction on how to manage troublesome invasive plants, such as Japanese knotweed and garlic mustard. Participants will learn how to identify common invasive terrestrial plants and how to ap-
ply effective management techniques on their own lands. The training will include presentations and in-field demonstrations. Landowners, landscapers, gardeners, resource managers and highway department staff are encouraged to attend. Sessions are free. Please RSVP to Sarah Walsh at 518-576-2082 x 119 or email@example.com. Walk-ins also welcome. Or call Evelyn Greene at 251-3772 for more information. More than 40 invasive plants are invading woods, wetlands and waters in the Adirondacks. Infestations affect both public and private lands, and landowners and land managers struggle with how to best manage invasive
Attendance increases at Saratoga racetrack opening
SARATOGA SPRINGS – Attendance, on-track handle, and total handle all posted gains over 2011 totals on opening day of the 144th meeting at Saratoga Race Course. The July 20 attendance of 25,676 was up 2.1 percent from 25,155 in 2011. On-track handle for the 10-race Saratoga card totaled $4,075,817, up 14.8 percent from $3,551,745 on opening day 2011. Wagering downstate at the Belmont Café and Aqueduct simulcast center was $459,648, for a combined on-track handle of $4,535,465, up 14.6 percent from $3,959,128 last year. All-sources handle, which includes wagers on Saratoga races both on-track and from simulcast outlets nationwide,
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The Lake George Land Conservancy has partnered with the Lake George Kayak Co. to offer a family Barbecue & Paddleboard benefit event, to raise money and awareness for land conservation. The event is to be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday July 29 at the Kayak Company’s boathouse on Green Island in Bolton. The event will feature paddleboard demonstrations and guests are encouraged to try them out as well. War canoes will also be available for guests to use. In addition to the water activities, the barbecue will feature traditional summer fare and vegetarian options as well as beer provided by the Adirondack Pub & Brewery of Lake George. The meal is topped off with+ ice cream provided by Ben and Jerry’s Scoop Shops of Bolton Landing and Lake George. Admission is $20 for adults, $10 for children ages6 through 15, and free for those 5 and under. No reservation is required, and attendees may pay at the door. For details, call 644-9673 or see: lglc.org.
was $16,690,234, up 5.2 percent from $15,871,449 in 2011. “Our fans on track and across the country responded to a great day of racing,” said NYRA President and COO Ellen McClain. “We appreciate their patience with opening day complications such as sporadic shutdowns of the new wireless internet service, television and public address system issues, and a drop in water pressure at approximately 3 p.m. We will be working through the night to resolve all of these matters.”
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Big Apple circus presents awesome feats in artistic style By Will Randall
email@example.com LAKE GEORGE — As I walked into the giant circus tent in Charles Wood Park with my date, my expectations were high for the level of spectacle and entertainment because years ago, I was quite impressed when I saw the Big Apple Circus during one of its residencies in New York City. The Big Apple circus is offering several shows daily through Sunday July 29 Immediately, I noticed the fanciful huge Imagination Machine which would play a role in the show’s theme and clever story line. The artistry of the sets, props — even paintings on the walls — were remarkable and indicated the caliber of the show to come. Designer-directors Andre Barbe and Renaud Doucet created a set that merges science fiction with a colorful, child-friendly sense of wonder. This Imagination Machine connects to a helmet that channels dreams, and makes them come to life. Emerging from the device are an array of well-choreographed and marvelously costumed acts, including juggler Dmitry Chernov — considered one of the most accomplished jugglers in the world — in a spacey outfit tossing glow-in-the-dark balls. The machine also yielded the rope aerialist Anna Volodko who ascended, plunged and flipped with remarkable strength, skill, and grace — plus contortionist Melanie Chy who performed remarkable balancing feats. The Shandong Acrobatic Troupe performed truly amazing stunts, including a three-story, six- or seven-person human
pyramid jumping rope with perfect synchronicity — and they closed their performance by juggling each other. Also displaying truly incredible athleticism were the Flying Cortes trapeze artists, who accomplished gravity-defying feats with outstanding finesse and style. Incidentally, we hear their act includes the world’s youngest professional flying trapeze artist. The imagination machine provided a fun transition between the acts, which included the presentation of weird animals including a South American Capybara or an African porcupine; and the comedy and magic routines of Muriel Brugman and Scott Nelson, who mixed comic stunts with truly mesmerizing, seemingly impossible feats. Clowns, including Grandma, or Barry Lubin, involving the crowd in their routines, amplified the amusement. The seats were comfortable, the view of the action was unparalleled, and the tent was air conditioned, which provided a welcome respite from the heat and humidity outside the tent. The original music adding drama to the show was performed by a live band comprised of talented musicians. Overall, the show was exciting, recapturing the wonder that I had experienced when I saw the show in Manhattan as a child —not too many years ago. The circus is presenting shows at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. daily through Saturday, and at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunday, when the engagement in Lake George concludes. Tickets are available at the box office at Charles Wood Park, or by calling (800) 541-3750.
Johnsburg Library receives grant NORTH CREEK — The Town of Johnsburg Library received a "Books for Children" grant from the Libri Foundation for new childrens and young adult books. Books are on display and available for checkout. The Library has been very fortunate to receive this grant in the past and would like to thank the Friends of the Johnsburg Library for their share in matching this grant. The Friends raise funds through their annual book and bake sale which will be held July 27 from 7-9 p.m. and July 28 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Rope aerialist Anna Volodko ascended, plunged and flipped with outstanding suppleness, strength and grace as one of the many athletic and aesthetic acts presented during a performance of the Big Apple Circus last week. The circus is presenting shows at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. daily through Saturday, and at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are available at the box office at Charles Wood Park, or by calling (800) 541-3750. Photo by Bertrand Guay/Big Apple Circus
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Controversy erupts over use of old Adirondack schoolhouse By Thom Randall firstname.lastname@example.org ADIRONDACK — The proprietors of a children’s summer day camp situated in a former local schoolhouse they are renting from the Horicon town government found themselves at odds recently with local volunteers who have been rehabilitating the structure as a community center. At the Horicon town board meeting held July 19, the day camp’s operators and the volunteers offered differing opinions about how the building should be used. The enterprise, known as Adirondack Arts & Science Day
Camp, offers educational enrichment opportunities for children from kindergarten age through grade seven. Al and Jess LaFountain operate the camp for five weeks during the summer. Last year, they operated their day camp in the pavilion behind the Horicon Town Hall in Brant Lake, which Al LaFountain said was problematical, because wind and rain would often blow through the structure and disrupt the children’s activities. The move to the old Adirondack hamlet schoolhouse, LaFountain said, improved student safety due to eliminating the need to cross Rte. 8 for trips to the beach, and the building in Adirondack now offered sanitary and convenient
The Warrensburg team of the Tri-County Middle League recently finished their 2012 season, achieving a 5-4 regular-season record as they headed into the playoffs July 23. On the team roster are (front, left to right): Greg Shambo, Joe Turner, Marcus Perrone, Mark Monthony, Alex Barber and Brady Rounds, (rear): Coach Lenny Baker Sr., Wil Yarmowich, Alek Olden, Jacob Nemec, Noah Markwica, Shea Irish, J.T. Richards, Colby Rounds, Coach Chad Rounds, and coach Al Perrone. The team is sponsored by the Warrensburg Volunteer Fire Co. Photo provided
bathroom facilities. However, several volunteers who worked on rehabilitating the building said that the town’s rental of the schoolhouse to the couple for five prime summer weeks prevented use of the building for meetings of civic and social groups, as was originally intended. Michelle Montague, a parent of one of the students, said her child enjoyed the camp experiences immensely, and the enterprise should be allowed to fully use the facilities. “This camp is providing a safe, happy, enriching environment,” she said, noting that the children were learning civic responsibility and helping the town by cleaning up the local roadside. In an environmental project, the students had picking up and disposed of a considerable amount of trash. The children also helped remove invasive Japanese Knotweed from the park in the hamlet of Adirondack. Montague, as well as a town board member, said that the day camp offered the only local summer educational program in Horicon, and parents would otherwise have to send their children to Chestertown or beyond for the experiences the camp offered. “We want to keep our youth here,” she said. One of the volunteers, Vince Blando, said the purpose of the building had been bypassed by the board. “The schoolhouse was to be a community center, used by groups for short periods of time,” he said. Another volunteer, Jane Smith, noted the hundreds of hours invested by community members into the building, which was now being used primarily to host a private business. Others said that the school supplies and curriculum materials remaining in the building made it difficult for groups to meet without disturbing the ongoing school projects. A local resident suggested that the day camp proprietors store the materials over weekends, so other groups could meet and conveniently conduct their functions, which Jess LaFountain agreed to. “You call use, we’ll clean it out — we’re not here to make things difficult,” she said. “We’re providing something the local kids don’t otherwise have here.” Rebecca Hopper, parent of a student, praised the day camp program. “They teach respect, citizenship and a sense of community,” she said. “It’s an amazing program.” Tom Magee, chairman of the Gore Mountain Region Community Fund which awarded a grant for the schoolhouse’s renovation, spoke up after listening to the controversy on how the building should be best utilized. “I’m happy that I’ll be reporting to my group that the building and our funds are being used well,” he said.
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Warrensburg Court Report Misdemeanor charge of Driving While Intoxicated and Driving with a blood-alcohol level exceeding 0.08 percent or higher. He was stopped at 12:20 a.m. May 23 on Main St. in Warrensburg after not dimming his headlights and exceeding the speed limit in town, police said. His case was adjourned to July 25. • Loretta J. Prosser, 23, of Rte. 9 Pottersville, was sentenced to one year probation after a conviction on Endangering the Welfare of a child based on a Feb. 22 Incident. Police said that she was involved in an automobile crash at 1:43 p.m. after drinking alcohol, and a young child was in the back seat of her sedan. Her blood alcohol level measured 0.06 percent. Judge dismissed the pending DWAI charge, fined her $355, and ordered her to attend a victim’s impact panel and receive drug and alcohol counseling. • In a plea bargain, Michael S. Theil, 36, of Feeder Dam Road, South Glens Falls, pled Guilty to a charge of Disobeying a Traffic Control Device and paid $210 total in a fine and surcharge stemming from an incident at 8:12 p.m. March 22. He had originally been charged with Speeding in a Work Zone. Police had clocked
Tire ‘burnout’ prompts arrest July 11 Judge Mindy Fisk • Rebecca S. Templeton, 35, of Skylark Lane in Warrensburg, was arraigned on a charge of Unsafe Starting stemming from an incident at 3:13 p.m. June 10. Police said she spun her tires, conducting a 25-foot pavement “burnout” not far from her house. Warren County Patrol Officer Greg Seeley said that when she was ticketed, she said, “I may have been going a little too fast, but I was chasing my dogs.” Her case was granted an open adjournment. • Tyler S. Baker, 19, of Queens Lane, Queensbury was arraigned on a charge of Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, based on a traffic stop at 9:55 p.m. June 27 on Schroon River Road. Police said they found a red prescription bottle containing a small amount of loose marijuana and several partially smoke marijuana cigarettes. Police had stopped him when he was allegedly speeding. His case was adjourned to July 25. • Joseph M. Hayes, 30, of Green Barn Road in Kingsbury was arraigned on a
him at 80 m.p.h. in a 50 m.p.h. zone. A state Trooper apprehended him with a rear-facing radar near the Twin Bridges. Theil was also was arraigned on a charge of Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, a Violation, stemming from a traffic stop at about 3 a.m. June 1. Police said he possessed about one gram of loose marijuana and a glass pipe containing burned marijuana residue in his vehicle when they stopped him for speeding on I-87 Northway. His case was adjourned to July 25. • Andrew Dutcher, 31, of Main St. in Warrensburg, was granted an Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal on a charge of second-degree Harassment, based on incidents June 10 and June 11, the former occurring in Stewart’s Shop parking lot. Police said Dutcher hit a man’s truck window and threatened to have the man’s girlfriend arrested. The next day, police said, Dutcher threw eggs at the man’s truck. • Robert B. Fish received a one-year Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal on a variety of charges, including Felony second-degree attempted assault, fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, resisting arrest and disorderly
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Small movie theaters seek grants to enter digital age By Keith Lobdell
email@example.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Small, local movie theaters are seeking funds that will keep them from becoming extinct. During the July 16 meeting of the Essex County Finance, Tax Reduction and Mandate Relief Committee, board chairman Randy Douglas of Jay asked supervisors to support a consolidated funding application on behalf of the Adirondack Film Society. “It affects all the small movie theaters in all our small towns like Schroon Lake, Au Sable Forks, Queensbury and Lake Placid,” Douglas said. “All the big movie corporations have given the movie theaters 12 to 18 months to convert all to digital. There will be no movies at these theaters without the conversion, so they are applying as a group.” Along with the theaters above, the grant also applies to the State Theater in Tupper Lake, the Indian Lake Theater and the Strand Theater in Plattsburgh. “It has a huge effect on Main Street America, on the small towns as we try and do things to improve our local downtowns,” Douglas added. “These are hubs in our com-
munities throughout the North Country.” Douglas said that the group was receiving help from Naj Wikoff, who is doing the application for the consolidated grant. “It’s not just about changing the projectors over to digital technology; you also have to modify the sound systems as well and really, you need to get better screens,” Wikoff said. “The point was really driven home during a discussion at the Lake Placid Film Festival when these local theaters came together.” “What we want to do is not only raise the money to help them survive but help them own these projectors outright to get them into a position where they have a better chance to succeed,” he said. “These people often have another job, and they should be able to make a living off of these theaters.” Douglas later said that he has already been working with local representatives to push for funding for these local theaters to make the conversion. “I have been in contact with all of our local representatives and federal senators on the matter,” Douglas said. “There were some that did not even know that this was going on.”
Glen Drive-In owner Brett Gardner said that it would cost even more money two convert two outdoor projection systems. “We are looking at about 170,000 or more to make the change,” Gardner said. “That is just for the projectors. You are not even talking about the renovations to the projector rooms and air conditioning that will be needed, which will be another big cost.” Gardner said that he had also heard many concerns voiced about problems with the digital technology for drive-ins. “No drive-in wants to switch to digital,” he said. “This is being pushed down our throats.”
The Strand Theater in Schroon Lake, which has one screen, is also part of the grant application. The theater is owned by Larry and Liz McNamara, and is one the host of the annual Christmas celebration, playing a movie for children. “All of the film companies have been sending out letters bout the changeover,” McNamara said. “It will cost us about $100,000 to do the one. We have talked about
what we are going to do, should we be a little, independent theater or should we just go ahead and shut down.” McNamara said that the grant is key for the theater to continue to offer films. “If we do not get the grant, then I don’t know what to do,” he said. “Nobody is happy about this unless you are one of the giant multiplexes that have a ton of money.”
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Danielle Shaw, executive director of the Indian Lake Theater, said that getting the grant would ensure that a vein of the community can remain open. “We are a non-profit community theater and for us, we like to be seen as a community resource in general,” Shaw said. “We have a lot of activities here other than movies and if we were forced to close, it is not just closing the theater for movies but as a community gathering space.” Shaw added that she wanted to make sure that people knew what was happening with the small local theaters. “We need to band together and give people the idea of how these communities will be affected if the theaters close,” she said.
Businesses to receive state funding for flood repairs By Keith Lobdell
firstname.lastname@example.org ELIZABETHTOWN — Non-profits throughout the region will receive help from the state of New York in their continuing plight to recover from Tropical Storm Irene. The office of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the grants, which were awarded to small businesses and notfor-profits in the North Country through the Business Flood Recovery Grant Program, part of 584 eligible entities that sustained direct, flood-related damage as a result of Tropical Storm Irene or Tropical Storm Lee. Overall, the entities will receive a total of $7.9 million in assistance through the Business Flood Recovery Grant Program. Empire State Development (ESD), the agency administering the Business Flood Recovery Grant Program, will provide grants of up to $20,000 to the small businesses, farms, multiple dwellings, and notfor-profits that qualified for the program. “Helping our communities recover from the devastating floods has remained a top priority, and today, we have matched that commitment with critical funding to support their resurgence,” Cuomo said. “This grant program will help those who were hit hardest by the floods get the resources they need to rebuild.” “I’m pleased to join in making this announcement recognizing the need for continued state assistance and the importance of helping employers in our hardhit communities make progress and recover financially,” said Sen. Betty Little said. Businesses and entities that are receiving grants locally include: •M.T. Kissane Enterprises, Inc., Lake George (furniture and fixtures, real estate repair/replacement) •Pucker Ridge Farm, LLC, Warrensburg (real estate repair/replacement) •Sundowner of LG, NY, Inc., Lake George (real estate repair/replacement)
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Courthouse from page 1 Supreme Court District 4 Administrative Judge Vito Caruso toured the old county courthouse about six weeks ago with an entourage of assistants including a security expert — and they examined the facility with an intent to restoring its historic use. “They were excited about it,” Dickinson said, adding that the court proceedings to be held in the old courthouse will likely be restricted to non-violent offenders. Monday July 23, the Lake George Town Board voted to spend $950 to have the courthouse’s floorspace plotted so the state can review it and set furnishings up to meet their requirements. For years, the three courtrooms at the Warren County Municipal Center have been overbooked, the existing facilities were deemed inadequate, and the state has been seeking a new site for court proceedings. The court sessions are to be held on a regular schedule, Dickinson said, but not in July or August when tourists are swarming in Lake George. Metal detectors are likely to be installed, plus the front entrance and bathrooms are to be rehabilitated so they accommodate those with mobility disabilities, he added. During Caruso’s visit, the judge offered to provide for the courtroom dozens of antique chairs that he had stored, Dickinson said, noting that the chairs would be similar in age to the court’s historic furnishings. The courthouse might get new twin-pane windows with wavy, antique-looking glass as well as curtains that fit in with the historic setting, he said. Floors may be redone, and chandeliers that were removed from the building in the early 1960s may be replaced, he added. The furnace now works well but may need updating, Dickinson added, noting that the building presently has no central air conditioning. Dickinson said that reusing the old court-
The old Warren County Courthouse, now in use as a historical museum in Lake George Village, is likely to again host court sessions, as the county Municipal Center’s court complex is overburdened, and has been deemed inadequate by state officials. Lake George Supervisor Dennis Dickinson said this week that the town will be upgrading and furnishing the structure to meet state requirements. Photo by Andy Flynn
house would mean the town would be investing in the valuable historic structure, preserving it for future generations. “This is a great effort, because the courthouse is a magnificent, historic structure.” Dickinson said that the town would also
Welfare recipients from page 1 loaders be subject to the same rules as people who work?” Glens Falls Ward 2 Supervisor Peter McDevitt, however, warned that if indeed enacted, the resolution could backfire and cost the taxpayers more than the savings reaped by discontinuing benefits to drug abusers. “We shouldn’t be supporting programs that run the risk of setting up costly state mandates,” he said. Vanselow said any such law needed Constitutional safeguards. He also said that revoking benefits, particularly
be using the courthouse for other functions — including civic events and weddings — and that the building would continue to host the artifacts now put on display by the historical society. In other business undertaken at the joint
food stamps, would not just effect the adult recipients, but it would also cut off aid to their children, who faced true need. But Glens Falls Ward 5 supervisor Bill Kenny countered that other states had successfully enacted such mandatory testing. “If you can afford alcohol or illegal drugs, you don’t need public assistance,” Kenny said. Addressing a related issue, Board of Supervisors Chairman Dan Stec noted that 11 or 12 percent of the county residents depended on food stamps, and the local expense of administering the program was costly. He said the county
Lake George town-village meeting, the municipal leaders: • Pledged to work out equitable ownership of the Charles Wood Park, without committing to exact percentages allotted to the town, county or village. The town of Lake George has been seeking to buy back partial ownership of the park, and the eventual ratio of ownership by the county, village and town is still in dispute. Recently, the village has backed away from a plan allotting onethird ownership for each. • Agreed to move forward on transferring the ownership of the land — from the village to the town — that hosts the town trash transfer station. This issue has been unresolved for a half-dozen years. •Discussed building an addition on the village hall to host the town code enforcement office as well as the village’s. Such a physical consolidation would likely prompt discussion about merging both code enforcement departments, they said. • Agreed that the town will pay $17,000 toward the weekly concerts, fireworks and programs that the village coordinates and pays more than $80,000 for. • Committed to hold joint hearings on occupancy tax funding requests from event organizers. The coordinated hearing and single application process is likely to yield more equitable funding of events that boost tourism, they said. • Agreed that the town will contribute $10,000 toward the proposed Lake George Skateboard Park, set for development in the northwest corner of the Charles Wood Park. The village has contributed $20,000. • Discussed sharing costs of upgrades to its sewer plant totaling $900,000 or so. Last week the village voted to hire Chazen Engineering for $88,760 to devise a solution to its problem with excess nitrates in its effluent. The impact of this project -- as well as a proposed downtown hotel -- on the town's payments to the village for sewer treatment are likely to be discussed.
would be asking U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson to work toward developing a less expensive manner of operating the federal program. In other business, the county leaders: • Tabled a resolution urging Congress to repeal an existing public subsidy of free cell phone service to low-income citizens -- a cost now shouldered by wireless customers. They set it aside so the request could be reviewed by Gibson. • Authorized Lake George Village to seek out quotes for printing a brochure to market the Charles Wood Environmental Park’s festival space.
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The gates open at 6 p.m. Friday. While youth enjoy the midway and various games, adults can cast bids beginning at 6:30 p.m. in an auction of new and used goods and services donated by area businesses and residents. For decades, Jim Galusha of Thurman has served as auctioneer. The Jamboree’s continued success is because it offers such a wide variety of activities for people of all ages, fire company President Kevin Geraghty said this week. The adults annually enjoy the fun of placing bets on the roulette-style money wheels, attempting to multiply their handfuls of cash, or they test their skill and luck at the blackjack tables. Children traditionally amuse themselves with carnival rides and a midway. There’s an entrance donation of $5 per person on Saturday and $3 on Friday. Saturday, gates open at 5 p.m. as the Warrensburg firefighters grill up their famous chicken barbecue. Appearing for the children — before the AudioStars start their show — will be Freckles the Clown and magician Merdwin the Mediocre. Saturday’s events include fireworks at dusk. Entertainment for youth this second night includes clowns Roscoe and Rowdy. In celebration of the Jamboree’s 50th, the firefighters are bringing back two traditional activities for children — the pie eating contest and a sack race. In another bow to tradition, two firefighters who staffed booths in the early days will be back on duty. George Sprague Jr., now in his 80s, will be serving up the first hot dog on Friday night, just as he did in 1963. Jud Smith, also one of the event’s founders, will be back — and perhaps be pressed into duty. Geraghty recalled that the first Jamboree featured the Doc Williams Country Show, featuring Doc’s wife Chickie, and the band’s blind accordionist Marian Martin. The West Virginia-based band was considered one of the most popular bands touring
Local youngster William Henderson reacts with glee as he watches the action at the 2011 Smoke Eaters’ Jamboree. The 2012 edition of this carnival-style event, set for this weekend, features a midway, a live rock band, games of chance, an auction, amusement rides and a pie-eating contest. Photo by Nancy Frasier
the country after World War II. They were joined onstage by Cy Flewelling and the Rhythm Rangers, a Glens Falls-based band who had played alongside Willie Nelson. Back then, the crowd would engage in round and square dancing, Geraghty said. “The music changed over the years as tastes evolved,” Geraghty said, noting that the Jamboree crowds now prefer rock ‘n roll. Some traditional events were abandoned due to liability restrictions. Early Jamborees included people attempting to climb up a tall greased pole to retrieve a few dollars. The auction features a wide variety of quality home furnishings and nick-nacks, Geraghty said. One item that’s bound to
prompt bids is a Tiffany crystal snow globe that contains a model of the Twin Towers and the Manhattan skyline. This gem is joined by such offerings as a load of topsoil, sealcoating and dinners out, Geraghty said. “The generous local businesses have continued to support us this year as they have for many years,” he said. “You name it, we’ve got it in the auction.” Major donors to the Jamboree include Warrensburg Car Care, Glens Falls National Bank, Alexander Funeral Home, Braley & Noxon Hardware, Camp Echo Lake, Jacobs & Toney Meats, Oscar ’s Smoke House, TD Bank, Warren Ford and McDonald’s Restaurant of Warrensburg, plus the local govern-
ment and the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce. “Our 50th annual Jamboree will bring back a lot of good memories, particularly for the old-timers,” Geraghty said. “People of all ages will be coming out to have a good time, meet up with friends they haven’t seen for a while, and enjoy the music, games, and auction.” Geraghty added that the Jamboree offered unbeatable fun for a modest sum. “The Jamboree features an evening’s worth of fun at an affordable price,” he said. “Through the years, we’ve maintained quite a tradition.”
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LAKE GEORGE — Youtheatre musical: “Suessical,” daily at Lake George High School auditorium, 381 Canada St. Wed.- 1 p.m.; Thurs. & Fri.- 9:30 a.m. Zany, fanciful Broadway musical comedy based on Dr. Seuss characters. Performed by youth 11-18. Details: 793-3521 or: www.lgyoutheatre.com.
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LAKE GEORGE — Installment of summer-long SUNY Adirondack Archaeology Field Dig, weekdays at Fort William Henry, 48 Canada St. Watch students excavate under supervision of archaeologist David Starbuck, author of books on military history of early America. $. Details: 791-0640 or: www.sunyacc.edu/2012fieldschool.
LAKE GEORGE — Hot Rod Happening car show, daily in Beach Rd. parking lot. Custom, muscle, drag & classic cars, trucks. Sat.: 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun.- 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.Saturday night Cruise-In. Raffle, auction. $; under 12 free. Benefits St. James Episcopal Church. Details: 668-3692 or: www.lakegeorgehotrod.com.
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Sunday, July 29
BOLTON LANDING — “Floating Classroom” cruise offers 2-hour trip educating on lake environment. Departs 10 a.m. from Rogers Park dock. Lake George Association sponsors. Reservations. 668-3558 or: www.lakegeorgeassociation.org. WARRENSBURG — Riverfront Farmers' Market, 3-6 p.m. at Warrensburgh Mills Historic District Park, 173 River St. Locally grown produce, maple syrup, flowers, herbs, wine, baked goods, cheese, organic meats, poultry, plants, crafts, specialty goods, more. Details: 466-5497. LAKE GEORGE — Concert by progressive rock group “Twiddle,” 7 p.m. in Shepard Park amphitheater. Free. Details: www.fridaysatthelake.com. LAKE LUZERNE — Legendary folk-rock singer-songwriter Tom Akstens in concert, 7:30 p.m. at Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main St. $. Details: 696-2400 or: www.adirondackfolkschool.org.
Friday-Saturday, July 27-28 WARRENSBURG — SmokeEaters’ Jamboree, both days, at Warrensburg Recreation Field, library Ave. Carnival fun, midway & rides, games of chance. Fri. 6 p.m. - gates open; 6:30 - 8:15 p.m.- auction of new and used goods, clowns. Sat. 5 p.m.- gates open, chicken barbecue; 7 p.m. Rock music by the AudioStars. Entrance fee of $3-$5 benefits Warrensburg Volunteer Fire Co. LAKE GEORGE — 2012 debut of Last of the Mohicans Outdoor Drama, 8 p.m. at Wild West Ranch, 5 Mill Rd. Drama depicts James Fenimore Cooper novel about the French and Indian War. Native dancing, musket and cannon fire, horses, historical costumes. Performed on the historic grounds where action occurred. $.Details: 6811574 or: www.lastofthemohicans.org.
Friday-Sunday, July 27-29 BOLTON LANDING — Big Book Sale, daily at Bolton Free Library, 4922 Lake Shore Dr. All types of volumes & media. Fri.& Sat.- 9 a.m.- 8 p.m.; Sun.- 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Free. 644-2233 or: www.boltonchamber.com. WARRENSBURG — Vacation Bible school at Free Methodist Church of Warrensburg. Games, music, crafts. Fri.: 6-8:30 p.m. Sat.: 9-11:30 a.m.; Sun.: 10:45 a.m. -12:15 p.m. Ages 3-12 welcome to attend. Pre-registration: call the church at 623-3023.
Saturday, July 28 POTTERSVILLE — Car Wash & Bake Sale by North Warren Class of 2014, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. at Pottersville firehouse.
CHESTER — “Care For Kids Run” annual footrace, 9 a.m. start at 2431 West Schroon River Road, between Northway Exits 24 and 25. Benefits pediatric program of Hudson Headwaters health Network. Entry fee: $25 in advance, $30 at event. Race day registration, 7:30- 8:45 a.m. at start site; or in advance, 4 p.m.- 6 p.m. at Susie Q’s Sunshine Cafe, 148 Tannery Rd & Rte. 8, Brant Lake. First 400 entrants receive race T-shirt. Details: www.hhhn.org or: 761-0300 ext. 31112. WARRENSBURG — Country Gospel Music concert featuring Bonnie & Julian, 6 p.m. in Assembly of God church in Warrensburg. A love offering to be collected. LAKE LUZERNE — Square dancing with the mountain music of John Kirk & Trish Miller, 7-9 p.m., Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main St. $. Details: 696-2400 or: www.adirondackfolkschool.org. BOLTON LANDING — Paddleboards & Barbecue, 4-7 p.m. at boathouse on Green Island. Demonstrations by Lake George Kayak Co. Music, food & family fun. Bring bathing suits. Sponsored by $; 5 & under free. Sponsored by Lake George land Conservancy. Details: 644-9673 or: www.lglc.org.
Monday, July 30 ATHOL — Outdoor Concert: Adirondack Mountain Bluegrass, 7 p.m. in park behind Thurman Town Hall. Acclaimed, talented group. Bring chair. Rain or shine. Free. Details: 623-9649. LAKE LUZERNE — Concert: Student Virtuosi, 7:30 p.m. at Luzerne Music Center, 203 Lake Tour Rd. $. Details: 6962771 or: www.luzernemusic.org.
Tuesday, July 31 BOLTON LANDING — Outdoor concert: Matt Finley & Rio Jazz, 7:15 p.m. in Rogers Park, 4928 Lake Shore Dr. Free. Bring blanket or chair. Details: 644-3831 or: www.boltonchamber.com. STONY CREEK — Concert in the Park: The Lustre Kings, 7 p.m. in town park, Harrisburg and Lanfear Roads. Rock n’ roll. Bring blanket or chair. Free. Details: 696-5949 or: www.stonycreekchamber.com.
Tuesday-Saturday, July 31-Aug. 4 LAKE GEORGE — Last of the Mohicans Outdoor Drama, 8 p.m. at Wild West Ranch, 5 Mill Rd. Drama depicts James Fenimore Cooper novel about the French and Indian War. Native dancing, musket and cannon fire, horses, historical costumes. Performed on the historic grounds where
Horicon Day is next weekend Games, crafts, displays, music, food and fireworks are to be featured at the 2012 edition of Horicon Day, set for Saturday Aug. 4 at the Horicon Community Center off Rte. 8. In addition to the routine face painting and bounce house, activities of the free event include a rock climbing wall, a pie eating contest, a greased watermelon contest, and a threelegged race. A wide variety of crafters and vendors will be offering their wares alongside booths staffed by civic organizations. Items to be available include quilts, doll clothes, maple syrup products, fresh produce and wood crafts. Horicon Day includes an antique vehicle show, a boat display, and free blood pressure and glucose screening by the North Warren ambulance squad. A spaghetti dinner starts at 5 p.m. Country blues/rock music by is to be performed live by the renowned Steven L. Smith Band. Smith has performed alongside several of Nashville’s most prominent stars. For details, see: www.horiconday.com.
action occurred. $.Details: 681-1574 or: www.lastofthemohicans.org.
Wednesday, Aug. 1 CHESTERTOWN — Farmers Market, each Wed. through summer, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. on lawn of Chester Municipal Center, Main St. Fresh local produce, specialty goods, crafts. BOLTON LANDING — Art talk by painter Laura Von Rosk, 7 p.m. at Lake George Land Conservancy, 4905 Lake Shore Dr. VonRosk, gallery director of the Lake George Arts Project talks not only about her artwork, but her recent experience as artist-in-residence and research assistant in Antarctica. Refreshments. Free. Pre-registration appreciated. 644-9673 or: www.lglc.org. LAKE GEORGE — Paul Cebar & band in concert, 7:30 p.m. in Shepard Park. Funky, jazzy music featuring singer/songwriter/guitarist with a southern influence. Free. Details: 668-2616 or: www.lakegeorgearts.org. LAKE GEORGE — “Floating Classroom” cruise: Lake George Association’s vessel offers 2-hour cruise educating on lake environment. Departs 10 a.m. & 1 p.m. from dock off Amherst St. $. Reservations. 668-3558 or: www.lakegeorgeassociation.org. BOLTON LANDING — Piano recital by Marta Felcman, 1:30 at The Sembrich, 4800 Lake Shore Dr. Acclaimed Argentinian pianist. $. Details: 644-2431 or: www.thesembrich.org.
Wednesday-Friday, Aug. 1-3 LAKE GEORGE — Youtheatre musical: “Fame,” daily at Lake George High School auditorium, 381 Canada St. Wed.- 1 p.m.; Thurs. & Fri.- 9:30 a.m. Smash-hit Broadway musical about students pursuing careers in the performing arts. Lots of singing & dancing. Presented by local youth 11-18. $. Details: 793-3521 or: www.lgyoutheatre.com.
Thursday, Aug. 2 BRANT LAKE — Birds of prey presentation, 6:30 p.m. Horicon Town Hall. Presentation by naturalist Trish Marki includes live eagles, falcons and owls and more. Free. Details: call 260-0043. CHESTERTOWN — Adirondack balladeer Chris Shaw in concert, 7 p.m. at Dynamite Hill Recreation Center. Songwriter, storyteller shaw has performed at the Smithsonian and on PBS. Details: 494-2722 or: www.northwarren.com. CHESTERTOWN — Performance by The High Peaks Juggler, 3 p.m. in town of Chester Library, Chester Municipal Center, 6307 Main St. Free. Details: 494-5384 or: www.chesterlib.adirondack.ny.us. LAKE GEORGE — Lecture: Archeology & the 2nd Battle of Saketts Harbor, 7 p.m. in Fort William Henry Conference Ctr., 48 Canada St. Free presentation by French & Indian War Society. Details: 964-6626 or: www.frenchandindianwarsociety.org. LAKE GEORGE — Concert & Fireworks: Lake George Community Band, 8 p.m. in Shepard Park, Canada St. Show tunes, marches, patriotic music. Fireworks follow at 9:15 p.m. or so. Free. Details: www.lgcb.org or: 222-1302. BOLTON LANDING — “Communications from a Cockroach,” 8 p.m. in Rogers Park, Lake Shore Dr. Literary comedy by Mettawee River Theater. Donations. Details: www.boltonchamber.com or: 644-3831.
Friday, Aug. 3 WARRENSBURG — Riverfront Farmers' Market, 3-6 p.m. at Warrensburgh Mills Historic District Park, 173 River St. Locally grown produce, maple syrup, flowers, herbs, wine, baked goods, cheese, organic meats, poultry, plants, crafts, specialty goods, more. Details: 466-5497.
LAKE GEORGE — Concert: The Rev Tor Band, 7 p.m. in Shepard Park amphitheater, Canada St. Donations. Details: www.fridaysatthelake.com. LAKE LUZERNE — Roy Hurd in concert, 7:30 p.m. at Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main St. Renowned singersongwriter. Mountain music. $. www.adirondackfolkschool.org or: 696-2400.
Friday-Sunday, Aug. 3-5 STONY CREEK — Stony Creek Mountain Days festival & townwide garage sale features lumberjack competition, entertainment, family activities. Free fest kicks off Friday at 7:30 p.m. with dancing in the town center’s intersection, featuring music by Adirondack Gold. Rain location is park pavilion. Townwide garage sale 9-5 Saturday and Sunday. Festival with vendors, crafts, demonstrations 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday & Sunday in the town park includes musical entertainment, educational sessions for youth, Viking encampment with cooking crafts, weaponry and forge demos, music. Also both days: Kids Corner featuring kite & glider building, temporary tattoos, rock painting, tie-dyeing, and exploring creek life with Dean Moore. Saturday noon & 2 p.m.— Birds of Prey with Nancy Kimball; All Saturday: mountain music by Randy Rollman daytime in park, Captain Squeeze & the Zydeco Moshers at 7:30 p.m. in the town center. Sunday: NYS Lumberjack competition, 11 a.m.- 4:40 p.m. in the park. Also on Sunday: Dean Davis presents bugs, snakes, & more. Details: 232-5987 or: www.stonycreekchamber.com.
Saturday, Aug. 4 BRANT LAKE — Horicon Day 2012, 2 p.m.-dusk at Horicon Community Center, 6604 Rte. 8. Craft vendors and artisans; games & contests for children; live music by the Steven L. Smith Band; classic car show, trucks & boats too including pie-eating contest, three-legged race. Bounce house and rock-climbing wall. Spaghetti dinner at 5 p.m. Fireworks at dusk. This event was a huge hit in 2010 & 2011. Details: 494-3647. LAKE GEORGE — “Keep the Queen Clean” Lake George cleanup day, all day along the lakefront. Volunteers to wade, snorkel and scuba dive to retrieve litter from the lake waters, as well as gather it from the shoreline and tributary waterways. Trash bags available at local town halls. For details & to register, see: www.fundforlakegeorge.org or call 668-5913. NORTH CREEK — WayneStock V music festival, Ski Bowl Park. Bluegrass to rock 'n roll onstage day and night, plus live and silent auctions, raffles, face painting, food, lots of fun. Benefit for North Country Hardship Fund. Bring your beverages of choice & chairs. Rain or shine. No pets, no glass. Free cab rides. Details: 251-4122 or: www.gorechamber.com. NORTH CREEK — Rhythm & Rhymes reception, 10:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. at Hudson River Trading Co., 292 Main St. Meet & greet 20+ authors & artists from the region, including Andy Flynn, Marty Podskoch, Larry Weill, Bibi Wein & Lawrence Gooley. Music by acclaimed Adirondack singer/songwriter Dan Berggren. NORTH CREEK — 10th annual Race the Train 8.4-mile footrace, Saratoga & North Creek Railway depot. Ride the train to Riparius, race it back to North Creek. Family fun follows; benefit for local Dollars for Scholars. Spectators ride train for $10; runners ride for free. By reservation: 877726-7245. Details: call Gary Wilson at 494-2266 or see: www.adirondackrunners.org.
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ATHOL — Thurman Station Association will host an open meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1 in Thurman Town Hall, and area citizens are invited. Warrensburg and Thurman municipal representatives may be attending, and the agenda calls for exploring ways to collaborate in creating trade with train passengers. Discussion of potential activities to draw visitors off the train at Thurman Station is expected to occur. For details, call Association president Persis Granger at 623-9305.
GLENS FALLS — The Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council is inviting all area artists to submit original works of art to be considered for its 2012 juried art show, entitled 50/50. Art in any medium, either in two dimensions or three, will be considered. In this exhibit, artists will have two chances to have their work selected: a public vote will decide the top 25 entries, and remaining entries will be chosen by Gallery Coordinator Jenny Hutchinson. Awards will be presented to the artists of the three entries receiving the most votes from the public, and there will be one “Juror ’s Choice” award. Applicants may enter one to three pieces along with a jury fee of $10 for LARAC members and$15 for Non-Members. Works are to be dropped off Saturday Aug. 4, Tuesday Aug. 7 and Wednesday Aug. 8at 19 Ridge St. in Glens Falls Voting is to occur Aug. 10 through Aug. 23, with a kickoff reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 10. For details, call Jenny at 798-1144 ext. 2.
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BRANT LAKE — A presentation on birds of prey — to feature live eagles, falcons and owls — is set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2 at the Horicon Town Hall. The free presentation by naturalist Trish Marki is sponsored by the Horicon free Library and the Friends of the library organization. Marki represents the Wildlife Institute of Eastern New York, and her program will focus on birds native to our area. For details, call 260-0043.
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WARRENSBURG — Exhibit reception for photographer Jennifer Hoffman, 7 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. in Willows Bistro, 3749 Main St. Refreshments. Free. Details: 504-4344 or: www.willowsbistro.com.
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LAKE GEORGE — Famed Big Apple Circus offers 2-hour shows daily in the new Charles Wood Park. Acrobats, trapeze flyers, a juggler, and more. No seat is more than 50 feet from the ring. Air-conditioned Big Top. Tickets: $10$40. Call 888-541-3750 or see: www.BigAppleCircus.org for show dates and times.
Details: Nicole Howe, 494-7725. POTTERSVILLE — Smorgasbord dinner, 5 p.m.- 7 p.m., Pottersville United Methodist Church. Great food & fellowship. Adults: $10; children: $5; under 5: free. CHESTERTOWN — Children’s opera “Little Red Riding Hood,” 10:30 a.m. at Town of chester Municipal Center, Main St. 50-minute one-act libretto. Free. BOLTON — “From the Bards of Ireland,” vocal quartet, flute & piano, 7:30 p.m. at The Sembrich Opera Museum, 4800 Lake Shore Dr. $. Details: 644-2431 or: www.thesembrich.org. NORTH CREEK — Concert by the River featuring Cosmic Jackson, 5-8 p.m. in Riverside Park, off no. Main St. Rock ‘n roll. Bring chair. Free. Details: 251-2612 or: www.gorechamber.com.
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Railway offers free website listings for businesses By Andy Flynn
firstname.lastname@example.org NORTH CREEK — Business owners in every community along the Saratoga & North Creek Railway are able to list their establishments for free on the railway’s website. So far, though, only a few towns are taking advantage of this offering. Yet, it’s easy and it’s free advertising. “I call the form ‘plug and play,’” said Luisa Craige-Sherman, marketing and public relations manager for the Saratoga & North Creek Railway. “It is very easy, and if anyone has ever ordered anything online, or even responded to an online survey, they can do it.” Saratoga & North Creek Railway officials are encouraging people who operate businesses, attractions and other services to go to
their website — www.sncrr.com — and type in their information. Once on the home page, click on the button titled, “See all there is to do along the First Wilderness Heritage Corridor.” Then pick the community: •Saratoga Springs •Corinth •Hadley/Luzerne •Stony Creek •Thurman •Glen Hudson Campground •The Glen •Riparius/Riverside •North Creek Once a person clicks the community, listings can be made in six categories: •Lodging •Dining
•Shopping •Activities •Services •Winter activities Then click on “List my business here,” and fill out the form. People must include their name, email address, business name, phone number, location relative to the train depot and brief description (maximum of 75 characters). A website address is optional. So far, only a handful of communities have listings; however, North Creek is ahead of the rest with about 50 listings in all categories, except “winter activities.” Basic information may be uploaded, along with contact information. A website link can be made from the title of the business. Craige-Sherman recommends that businesses along the entire railway take advantage of this free opportunity. “We do a huge amount of media advertising far beyond the purse of most local businesses,” Craige-Sherman said. “Plus we tap into a niche of the railroad enthusiasts and senior and bus tours that most local businesses would never market to or have the resources to do.” Having a one-stop space for information on attractions and services on the railway’s website makes it easy for travelers to plan their
stays. “We are hoping that by showing so much to do that multi-day stays become more the norm,” Craige-Sherman said. “We are starting to see that build slowly. Hotels in North Creek who are doing train packages are starting to see this.” Officials at Iowa Pacific Holdings, the parent company of the Saratoga & North Creek Railway, decided early on to make these free listings available to local businesses. “It is a symbiotic relationship,” CraigeSherman said. “The more visitors see there is a reason to travel to North Creek or other stops along the route, the more passengers we have and the more customers businesses have. It’s win-win.” Changes to listings can be made within a few days. The listings are limited to towns along the railroad line and communities that the railway services by a shuttle, or businesses that provide shuttle service from the train station to their business. Events to be listed should be unique and held in towns along the railroad line. They should preferably be multi-day events. “More communities are looking into thinking this way if they want to tap the passengers on board,” Craige-Sherman said.
Dan Berggren joins authors for meet & greet event Aug. 4 in North Creek
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 - 19 Stewart Ave., Bolton Landing, NY invites you to join us in Worship Service at 9 a.m. Sunday mornings. Join us after for refreshments. Pastor Henry Freuh. 644-9962. First Baptist Church - (A.B.C. Affiliated) Sunday School at 9 a.m. Morning Worship at 10 a.m.; Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Bible Study & Prayer. For information, call 6449103. website: firstbaptistchurchboltonlandingny.com Rev. Edward Blanchard. Solid Rock Assembly of God - Sunday School for all ages at 10 a.m. Adult Worship Service and Children’s Church at 11 a.m. Thursday evening Bible Study with Sister Dale at 6 p.m. For information call Pastor Skip and Sister Dale Hults at 251-4324. Episcopal Church of Saint Sacrament, Bolton Landing - Sat. Evening Mass 5 p.m.; Sun. Eucharist 8 a.m. (Memorial Day - Columbus Day); Sun. Eucharist 10 a.m.; Sun. School 11 a.m.; Bible Study Mondays 7 p.m.; Father Jim Loughren. (518) 644-9613, email: email@example.com Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church - Goodman Avenue. Saturday Vigil Mass 5:30 p.m.; Sunday Mass 9:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m.; Rosary and Novena 9 a.m. Tuesday; Communion Service 9 a.m. Thursday and Saturday. Parish Life Director Kathie Sousa, D.Min. 644-3861, email BlessedSacrament@nycap.rr.com, website BlessedSacramentBolton.org. BRANT LAKE Adirondack Missions of the Episcopal Church - 4943314 - Fr. Robert Limpert, Fr. Michael Webber, Fr. Dennis Pressley St. Paul’s Episcopal Church - Sunday Eucharist 9 a.m. (see Adirondack Mission, above). Brant Lake Wesleyan - Morning worship 9 a.m., Fellowship 10-10:30 a.m., Sunday school 10:30-11:15 a.m. 494-2816. MCDONALD’S OF WARRENSBURG Warrensburg, NY • 518-623-3323
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 - Doug Meyerhoff, Service 10:00 a.m. Phone 494-3374 (office phone) Faith Bible Church - Sunday school (all ages) 9 a.m., Sunday worship 10:15 a.m., Sunday Evening 6 p.m., Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7 p.m. Call for information - 494-7183 - Website: www.faithbiblechurchny.com 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.; 11:15 a.m. Sunday Mass at Hague. Pastor Rev. John O’Kane. 518-494-5229 Town of Chester Northway Community Fellowship A Wesleyan Church, Route 8, Chestertown: Sunday Service 11 a.m., Youth and Children’s Programs available. Pastor James Swanson, 518-695-3766 DIAMOND POINT Jesus is Lord Campground Campfire Service Friday night campfire service with smores etc. starting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday Morning in July & August 8:30-9:30 a.m. followed by fellowship & food. 518-623-9712. 264 Diamond Point Rd., Exit 23, Diamond Point, NY. Nondenominational Christian Service All welcomed - Children welcomed but no child care provided. Diamond Point Community Church - Services have resumed. Sunday services at 10:00 a.m. beginning June 17 through Srptember 2, 2012. Community Church welcoming all denominations. Visiting ministers. Holy Communion will be celebrated on July 15th & August 19th. www.diamondpointcommunitychurch.com GLENS FALLS Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Glens Falls -
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21 Weeks Rd., off Rt. 9 in Queensbury. Sunday service 10 a.m. Coffee hr. follows service. Rev. Beverly Waring, Interim Minister. (handicapped accessible, welcoming congregation) 793-1468. Web site: www.glensfallsuu.com. First Presbyterian Church of Glens Falls - 400 Glen Street at the corner of Notre Dame, Glens Falls. Sunday service is at 10 a.m., with Sunday school for children and youth; child care during the worship service. Coffee hour follows service. The Rev. John Barclay, pastor; K. Bryan Kirk Director of Music and Organist. Church has several youth programs and choirs for all ages from K through adult and occasional concerts. Building is accessible and we are a welcoming congregation with strong music and worship, mission and outreach programs. 518.793.2521. www.fpcgf.org JOHNSBURG RW Johnsburg United Methodist Church - Pastor Rodger White - 518-251-2482. 1798 South Johnsburg Rd., Johnsburg. Worship Service - Sunday 9:45 a.m. LAKE GEORGE Bay Road Presbyterian Church - 1167 Bay Road (near intersection of Bay & Rt. 149). Sunday School (Children, Youth, and Adults)-9:00 a.m. Worship (Praise Songs and Hymns, Kidz Worship & Nursery)-10 a.m. Coffee Hour -11:00 a.m. Chris Garrison Pastor, 518-793 -8541 www.bayroadchurch.org Caldwell Presbyterian Church - 71 Montcalm St., Lake George 12845. 518-668-2613. Sunday Service at 10 a.m. Food Pantry Distribution 2nd Friday and 4th Saturday of the month - Hours 10-12. Website: www.caldwellpres.org. St. James Episcopal Church - Sunday services 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Rev. Julie McPartlin. 668-2001. Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church Mohican St., Lake George, NY 668-2046. Sat. Vigil Mass at 4 p.m., Reconciliation 33:00 P.M., year-round. Sun. Mass at 9:00 a.m. Winters (after Labor Day to Memorial weekend). Sun. Mass at 8 a.m. & 10 a.m. Summers (Memorial weekend
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NORTH CREEK — The third annual Rhythm & Rhymes reception, is to be held from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Hudson River Trading Co., 292 Main St. All are invited to meet and greet more than 20 authors from the region, including Andy Flynn, Marty Podskoch, Larry Weill, Bibi Wein and Lawrence Gooley. Music by is to be provided by acclaimed singer/songwriter Dan Berggren, who sings ballads based on his experiences growing up in the town of Minerva. Rhythm & Rhymes is being held in conjunction with two other high-profile events in North Creek, the 10th annual Race the Train footrace, based at the train depot near the Hudson River Trading Co. store, and Wayne Stock V, a music festival which raises money for local families facing fortune. Wayne Stock V is to continue all day long in the North Creek Ski Bowl. For details on the Rhythm & Rhymes reception, call 251-4461 or see: www.HudsonRiverTradingCo.com.
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through Labor Day) Chapel of the Assumption is closed. - Ridge Road Route 9L, Cleverdale, NY 668-2046 Fr. Thomas Berardi, pastor
Lakeside Chapel (Non-denominational) - Sundays 10 a.m. (end of June through Labor Day) First United Methodist Church - 78 Montcalm Street, Lake George, N.Y. 12845, Sunday Service: 10 a.m. Rev. Meridith Vanderminden. 743-8756. Grace Communion International -Worship Services every Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 56 Mohican St., Lake George, NY 12845. Pastoral team leader: Mary Williams. To confirm services please call: Mary at 518-696-5788 or 518-696-5666 or David Lafforthun at 518-882-9145. LAKE LUZERNE Hadley-Luzerne Wesleyan Church - 445 Route 9N, Lake Luzerne, NY. Sunday bible hour 9:45 a.m., Sunday morning worship 11 a.m., Wednesday evening groups for all ages 6 - 7:30 p.m. NORTH CREEK United Methodist Church - Main Street, North Creek across from Community Bank. Sunday Service 9 a.m. Separate story time for children. Pastor Kristi Van Patten. Call or leave a message 251-2906. St. James Catholic Church - Main St., North Creek. Sunday mass at 8 a.m. thru Memorial Day then 9 a.m. Parish Life Director: Sr. Francesca Husselbeck. Sacramental Minister: Rev. John O’Kane. 518-251-2518 NORTH RIVER United Methodist Church - Service and church school at 10 a.m. For information call 2514071. QUEENSBURY Harrisena Community Church - 1616 Ridge Road, Queensbury, NY 12804. Summer Schedule- Sunday Worship 9:00 a.m., Children’s Church, Sunday 9 a.m.. PandaMania Vacation Bible School, August 8 - 12, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Now registering. Offer youth program for teens, adult bible study, children’s Sunday school, scholarship program. Rev. LaMont Robinson. 792-1902. Web site: http://www.harrisena.org/ POTTERSVILLE Christ Church Episcopal - Sunday Eucharist 12 p.m. Father Jim Loughren. (518) 644-9613, email: firstname.lastname@example.org Pottersville United Methodist Church - Worship 8:15 a.m. Rev. Rodger E. White, Jr., 251-2482. SonRise Lutheran Church - Sunday Worship and fellowship 10:30 a.m. in Faith Hall at SonRise Lutheran Ministries Conference Center, 8260 Rt. 9, Pottersville, NY. For information please call 494-7077. www.sonriselc.org Pastor Benjamin Bahr Lighthouse Baptist Church - Meets at Rt. 9 (next to The Wells House Hotel). Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship Service 10:50 a.m., Evening Service 6:00 p.m., MidWeek Wednesday Service 7:00 p.m. STONY CREEK Knowlhurst Baptist Church - Sunday school 10 a.m.; morning worship 11 a.m.; evening
worship 6 p.m. Wednesday prayer 7 p.m. Pastor Rex Fullam THURMAN Christ Community Church - Athol: Sunday services 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday school 9:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study and prayer meeting 7 p.m. Rev. William G. Lucia, pastor. Thurman Baptist Church - Sunday school 9:45 a.m.; worship hour 11 a.m.; evening service 6 p.m.; Wednesday prayer service 7 p.m. Rev. Bob Herrmann, pastor. Kenyontown United Methodist Church - Sunday services 11 a.m., Bible Study Wed. night at 7 p.m. WARRENSBURG Free Methodist Church - 250 River St., Warrensburg, NY. Praise and Prayer 9 a.m., Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship Service 10:45 a.m. Visitors always welcome! Come as you are. 518-623-3023. 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. 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 Church of The Holy Cross - Sunday Eucharist 8 & 10 a.m.; coffee hour follows each service; Wednesday 7 p.m. Healing Mass; Thursday 7 a.m. Mass; The Reverend Thomas J. Pettigrew. 623-3066. Faith Baptist Church - Sunday school 9:45 a.m.; preaching services 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday prayer service 7 p.m. Rev. Lee B. Call 623-4071. First United Methodist Church - Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Adult Study 9:45 a.m.; Worship Service 11 a.m.; 518-623-9334. Stephen Andrews, Pastor. St. Cecilia’s Roman Catholic Church -Eucharist at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, 10 a.m. on Sunday. Sacrament of Reconciliation 4 p.m. Saturday. Bible Study, Saturday at 3:30 p.m. & Sunday at 10:15 a.m. Parish Life Director Sister Linda Hogan CSJ & Sacramental Minister Father Paul Cox. 623-3021. First Baptist Church -3850 Main St., Worship Service 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Sunday school 9:45; Thursday mid-week. 7 p.m. Ron Burdett, Pastor. Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses - Sunday Public Talk 9:30 a.m. and Watchtower 10:05 a.m. Bible Study, Theocratic Ministry School and Kingdom Ministry starting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. 623-4601. Christian Worship Center, Inc. - Corner of Elm St. & Pine Tree Lane, Warrensburg. Service at 10 a.m on Sunday. For further information 518-696-5468. Rev. Gerald (Jerry) Ellis. Thurman - Kenyontown United Methodist Church Worship services every week 11 a.m. 6-26-12 • 20945
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2007 DODGE Grand Caravan, Wheelchair accessible by VMI, driver transfers to drivers seat, tie downs for two wheelchairs in back, tie downs for one wheelchair in front passenger position available when passenger seat is removed, automatic everything, air, air bags all around including sides, enhanced stereo, Ultimate Red Crystal in color, no scratches/dents or other damage, has always been kept in an attached garage, seats have always been covered, never been smoked in, 5,040 miles, VIN 2D8GP44LX7R256881, original price $52,000, asking $30,000 or make an offer, call Jerry in Tupper Lake at 518-359-8538
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363 West St., Rutland, VT • 802-775-0091 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4 ...................... $3,495 2001 Suzuki XL ............................................... $2,995 2000 Honda Accord Sport V6 .......................... $3,995 2000 Cadillac Catera - 70,000 miles.............. $1,995 2000 Dodge Durango 4x4 ............................... $2,695 2000 Chevy Impala .......................................... $2,995 2000 GMC Sierra 4x4 Bigfoot ......................... $4,995 2000 Mazda Protage ....................................... $1,495 2000 Dodge Dakota Extra 4x4 ........................ $1,995 2000 Cadillac Escalade - Black ....................... $3,995 2000 Mercury Mountaineer AWD .................... $2,195 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee ............................. $3,995 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4 ...................... $4,500 2000 Acura Integra ......................................... $3,995 1999 Subaru Legacy 4x4 ................................ $1,695 1999 Saturn SC1 ............................................ $2,195 1999 Dodge Caravan - Black ........................... $2,115 1999 Cadillac DeVille ...................................... $2,495 1999 Ford Explorer 4x4 .................................. $2,495 1999 GMC Yukon - Maroon Was $3,995 ................Sale $2,995 1999 Ford Explorer - Low Miles, 1 Owner........... $2,695 1999 Ford F150 4x4 Short Box ..........................$995 1998 Ford Ranger Pickup ................................ $2,395 1998 Subaru Forester 4x4 .............................. $2,495 1998 Chevy Blazer 4x4 ................................... $2,495 1998 Isuzu Rodeo Sport .................................. $2,795 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4 ...................... $2,995 1998 Olds Intrigue .......................................... $1,895 1998 Volvo AWD Wagon .................................. $2,395 1998 Ford Explorer 4x4 .................................. $2,995 1998 Jeep Cherokee 4x4 ................................ $1,995 1997 Chevy Extra Cab w/plow ......................... $2,495 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4 ...................... $2,195 1997 Ford Explorer ......................................... $1,995 1996 Olds Bravada 4x4 .................................. $2,995 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee ............................. $2,695 1994 Chevy 4x4 Pickup Extra Cab .................. $2,895
2007 PORSCHE BOXSTER Burgundy/Beige Excellent condition. 5,6000 Miles, 6 cylinder, 5 speed automatic w/ Tiptronic Transmission, loaded w/many options, in show room condition. 315-447-0888 $35,500 OBO.
MUSTANG 2010 convertible, V-6, auto, leather interior, runs great, 45,000 miles, loaded. Asking $17,000 OBO or trade for a classic car. Call 518962-8539
2006 YAMAHA STRATOLINER S 1854 cc. After market seat. Removeable windshield and bags. Everything perfect. $8300 or will trade for used car + cash (kbb + difference) 518-585-2217 cell 319-855-0640. email@example.com WANTED JAPANESE MOTORCYCLE KAWASAKI 19671980 Z1-900, KZ900, KZ1000, ZIR, KZ1000MKII, W1-650,H1500, H2-750, S1-250, S2-350, S3400 Suzuki GS400,GT380, CB750 CASH PAID. FREE NATIONAL PICKUP. 1-800-772-1142, 1-310721-0726 firstname.lastname@example.org
FARM EQUIPMENT TRUCKS 1998 F250 Super Duty V10 with Fisher plow. 518-624-2580. $6,500 2001 TOYOTA Tacoma 4x4 with Fisher Plow, only 80K, Very good Condition, $11,000 518-251-4671 1964 FORD 4000 4 cyl., gas, Industrial loader & industrial Front End, 12 spd., Sherman Transmission, Pie Weights, $4650.00. 518-962-2376 Evenings.
RECREATIONAL VEHICLES 1979 SOUTHWIND Motor Home 27', sleeps 6, self contained generator, air condition, micro oven, everything works. Firm $3500. 518-494-3215. 2002 SUNLINE 29’ Camper, Sleeps 6, excellent condition, 14' Slide Out, Awning with screen room, many extras, Hitch included. 518-873-6857 COLEMAN CAMPER Like New, Sleeps 5, Stove, Ice Box, Sink, AC/DC Power, Awning, $2300. 518-585-3226
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2010 FORD FUSION HYBRID Dark Forest Green exterior, Black interior, 29,500m, SYNC, Auto Sun/Moon Roof, Power Driver Seat/Windows/Locks, CD Changer/MP3/USB/XM Stereo, Tinted Windows, 17" Alloy Wheels. $23,000 Call: (561) 699-4670
USED HOBICAT 14', Green & White sail, Yellow Hulls, Sail boat is housed in Indian Lake, asking $900.00. 518-648-5619 or 518439-3485
1978 FIAT Spider Convertible, classic, running condition, garage stored. Asking $6,000 will accept offers. 518-668-2638
Hours: Mon. - Fri. 9 - 6, Sat. 9 - 4, Closed Sun. 2009 Kawasaki Vulcan - Only 2,400 miles ..... $2,495 2007 Ford F150 4x2 Extra Cab - Nice! ........... $7,995 2006 Mazda 6 ................................................. $5,995 2006 Cadillac SUV SRX - V6, Sunroof, Bose ......................................................................... $9,995 2006 Ford Fusion ............................................ $4,995 2006 Mazda 6 - 5 Speed ................................. $5,995 2004 Jeep Liberty - Blue ................................. $4,995 2004 Dodge Dakota Pickup ............................. $3,995 2004 Monte Carlo SS - Maroon ....................... $5,995 2004 Chevy S10 Blazer 4x4 ........................... $3,995 2004 Chevy Venture Van ................................. $2,495 2003 Ford Focus ............................................. $3,495 2003 Honda Odyssey Van ................................ $4,995 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse .................................. $2,995 2003 Chevy S10 Blazer ................................... $3,995 2003 Chevy Passenger Van ............................. $5,995 2003 VW GTi - 5 speed ................................... $3,995 2003 Subaru Legacy AWD Wagon ................... $3,995 2003 Saturn Vue 4x4...................................... $2,995 2003 Saturn Vue ............................................. $2,995 2003 Dodge Intrepid - Black, V6, Auto ............ $2,995 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix - 4 Dr., 1 Owner ...... $2,995 2003 Volvo XC70 S/W AWD ............................ $3,995 2002 Saturn Wagon - Auto .............................. $2,695 2002 Subaru Forester 4x4 .............................. $3,495 2002 Ford Expedition 4x4............................... $3,995 2002 Saab 9.5 ................................................ $2,995 2002 Subaru Outback AWD Wagon ................. $3,995 2002 Chevy Pickup 2WD ................................. $3,995 2002 Nissan Sentra ........................................ $2,995 2002 VW Beetle .............................................. $3,995 2002 Saab....................................................... $2,995 2001 GMC Savana Van - 30k .......................... $2,995 2001 Honda Odyssey Van ................................ $2,995 2001 Subaru Forester AWD ............................. $2,495 2001 Chrysler Sebring Convertible.................. $3,995 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo - Blue........ $3,495 2001 Jeep Cherokee - Blue, 4x4 ..................... $2,995 2001 Nissan Xterra 4x4.................................. $3,995 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GT............................ $2,995 2001 Pontiac Sunfire ...................................... $1,995
2009 18’ Quest Pontoon Boat w/ trailer, 50HP Yamaha 4 stroke engine, seats 9. 518-532-0395 $12,000
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2005 WHITEHALL SPIRIT rowing/sailboat. Classic boat, rare find. Must sell! Asking $9000 OBO. 845-868-7711
1982 HARLEY Davidson FXRC 80" Shovelhead. Very nice. Wide glide w/sweeper fender. (518) 251-2470 $5,500
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TIRES FOR SALE LESS THAN 250 MILES! Set of four P235/ 75R15 radial tires already mounted and balanced on Chevy Pickup SIX HOLE rims. Includes a set of baby moon hubcaps! (518) 532-7530 (S.L.) $488
2000 DODGE Neon 518-894-4494 $2,400 OBO
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TOWN OF Lake George 1/2 acre building lot. Village sewer, upscale neighborhood, build-out basement, mountain views. $47,000. Will hold mortgage for qualified buyer, 20% down. 518-793-3356 or 518-321-3347.
PUTNAM STATION/GLENBURNIE 3 Bdrm, 2 Story. 10 acres on private road w/hunting & lake privileges. 845-942-0100 Days/845634-6910 Evenings.
1980 18 1/2 FT. Century Cuddy Cabin, 120 HP I/O, trailer, GPS depth finder, down rigger, plus. $2900. 518-963-8220 or 518-569-0118
1993 OLDS Cutlass Supreme white w/red leather, convertible, 105,000 orignal FL miles, ex. cond., all power, new FM/CD, 6 new tires, 3.4 V6 duals. 518-2515549. $3,995
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LENDER SHORT SALE! 25 acres for only $39,900! Mature woods, great hunting, near State Land! Survey, guaranteed buildable! Terms are available! Hurry! (888)701-7509
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*Prices include all available rebates. Must qualify for returning or Conquest Lessee. Trade-in Assistance, Conquest trade-in, and Military rebates, College grad, plus tax and DMV fees. Must finance thru Special IDL Program with last payment 10% of MSRP to well qualified buyers. *0% for 36 months in lieu of rebates for credit qualified. **Leases are based on 10,000 miles a year with $2999 down or trade equity; 1st payment, taxes and DMV fees due at inception; security deposit waived for well-qualified buyers; 20Â˘ a mile average. Pictures for illustration purposes only. Offers end 7/31/12.