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Evelyn Wood takes time off from her daily chores Friday to take her Arabian horse ‘Burner’ for a walk on her extended family’s 117-acre hillside farm off Elmer Wood Rd. in Thurman. Wood is running for Thurman Town Supervisor — the youngest candidate for the post in recent history. If elected, she’ll be the first woman to ever hold the office.
Young tourist Christopher Peterson, 6, gets buried Monday by his siblings (clockwise from left): Ann, 13, Tommy, 5, and John, 11 at Shepard Park Beach. The Peterson family, from Bethlehem Pa. are among the many thousands of visitors who have contributed to a robust tourist year in Lake George. Lake George officials have cited an 8 percent increase in sales tax for July in Warren County over last year. Lake George Town Supervisor Frank McCoy said Tuesday that local motels are not only full on the weekends, but on the weekdays too, a rarity in recent years.
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Sex offender housing law approved for Lake George Village Law licenses and restricts motels, hotels By Thom Randall firstname.lastname@example.org LAKE GEORGE — The Village Board of Lake George passed a la Aug. 9 that limits the number of sex offenders that can live at once in a motel or hotel or boarding house to six, and requires the business to post a public notification that such individuals are staying on the premises. This law requires motels and hotels and rooming houses hosting sex offenders to obtain a license, costing $3,000 per year, from the town government. The law follows the towns of Warrensburg, Lake George, Queensbury and Lake Luzerne in passing such a law. The issue became a governmental concern months ago after a discovery that as many as 14 sex offenders were living simultaneously in the Best Inn motel in Queensbury, a situation that sparked public outcry. Area officials and citizens were concerned the traveling public should be aware of a potential threat to their security — particularly the safety of single females and children. These Warren County municipalities, one after another, passed the law earlier this year — with local officials citing the concern that sex offenders would be moving from the prohibited areas into their respective town. Those laws followed the legislation passed last year by the town of Colonie, a measure which has been criticized by the American Civil Liberties Union. While just months ago, village board members had expressed reservations about enacting such a law because it might prompt
expensive legal challenges, the board was silent as they passed the legislation. Accommodations hosting sex offenders have 30 days to obtain a license, or face a fine of $350. Mayor Robert Blais noted this spring very few village motels or hotels would likely qualify to house sex offenders anyway, due to other pre-existing laws that prevent them from living within set distances from churches, schools, parks and playgrounds which are scattered throughout the village.
Burned-out building to be razed In other business Monday, the Lake George Village Board approved a plan to demolish the burned-out shell of the former Mitchell Cohen dental office at 48 Amherst St. Although initially to be accomplished at taxpayer expense, the cost of the contracted demolition work would be recouped through a lien on the property, paid off when the land sells, Blais said. Cohen’s lawyer told Blais that Cohen has no money to pay for the demolition — Cohen’s insurance company is not paying for the fire claim, Blais said. He added the building needed to be razed, as vagrants have been seen occupying and exiting the building.
Parking patrol scolded for goofing off Blais announced that parking meter revenue has jumped in the past several weeks after he scolded the village crew of parking meter enforcers via a memo for their lackadaisical attitude. Blais said he recently noted the village’s six meter-minders and sev-
eral peace officers had written 2,400 tickets less this year than last year, and then he told them in a memo, “You must all be walking around with your eyes closed.” The warning came after Blais followed the meter-minders around and found them walking around in groups where no meters existed. Other board members said they’d seen the parking meter employees together lounging in village parks instead of individually patrolling the streets. The day after the warning, the number of tickets they wrote surged, Blais said.
Laws would limit picnic tables, displays The board tabled a law that would limit the number of tables and racks Lake George businesses could set out for designated sidewalk sale days, customarily during the village craft shows and on labor Day and Columbus Day weekends. A proposed law restricted the tables to one per business, but councilman Ray Perry said the number of tables should be according to the size of the storefront. Also, the law’s first draft called merchants to leave 5 feet of free space or more on sidewalks for pedestrians, and Perry suggested the law should allow 10 feet. The proposed law was tabled for redrafting as Perry proposed, and re-submission to another public hearing. The board also discussed a proposed companion law that allows the village planning board to determine what type of furnishings and lighting that restaurants, taverns and shops have outdoors, and prohibit the use of picnic tables. The law would also restrict the number of menu boards allowed. Blais said he’s received complaints about picnic tables being set outdoors in front of Canada Street businesses.
Smoking in parks to be discouraged The board enacted a change to the village property maintenance law, boosting fines from $100 to $200 flat fee to $250 for each day the violation exists. The village leaders also approved a NoSmoking mission statement and erection of “Smoke-Free Environment” signs to be placed in the village recreation center and Shepard Park to discourage smoking. Blais said a No Smoking policy was unenforceable under the law, but a mission statement for the village would be appropriate legally to back up the signage. “We need to alert the pubic that we support good health, and the use of tobacco products is a detriment to the health of our citizens,” he said.
Moonglow event to be revived Blais announced the state Department of Environmental Conservation has approved the use of Battleground Park for the village’s Moonglow event, set for 6-9 p.m. Sept. 25. Blais said he and councilman Perry are working to revive the traditional event after the former sponsors, the Adirondack Balloon Festival, gave it up several years ago. Blais noted the Moonglow event had been immensely popular, and drew many visitors to the village. This year ’s nighttime event would include five balloons, provided by SunKiss Ballooning, intermittently lit up internally. The event would be held concurrently with the International Antique & Classic Boat Regatta and a craft show event, organized by former village board member Marisa Muratori, complete with live musical entertainment.
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Alumni banquet organizers are thankful The Warrensburg Alumni Association officials express thanks to the alumni banquet committee for its hard work. This includes Maureen Sprague, Ed and Kathy Binder, Bertha LaVigne, Carson Parker,Virginia Pike, Arlene Ackley, Margery Parker and Ed and Alice Damp. The Alumni Association will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 to critique this year ’s banquet and plan for 2011. The meeting is set for the Warrensburg High School library. Anyone who attended or graduated from WCS is welcome. Thanks go to the class of 1960 for joining the celebration and providing the entertainment. Also many thanks to the
Very few local citizens attended the Aug. 6 WCS school board meeting. I urge taxpayers to consider attending at least one board meeting for the 2010-2011 school year. After all, 70 percent of property owners’ taxes go towards operating the local school. Note the present teachers union contract will expire next June, and the contract negotiations will begin in September. If you have concerns about personnel expenditures of the school district, it is to your benefit to attend school board meetings and hear the progress of negotiations. The next school board meeting will be held Sept. 13.
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WARRENSBURG — Several pending retirements, approved Aug. 9 by the Warrensburg Central School Board are likely to accomplish two aims — benefit the retirees while offering savings to taxpayers, school officials said. The following retirement notices were accepted by the board: School District Treasurer Valerie Smith has opted to take the board’s offer of an early retirement, effective Aug. 7, based on an enhanced state-sponsored incentive. Retirements were also approved for business office secretary Hilda Vroman effective Aug. 31, head mechanic Dana Robichaud effective Aug. 27, and elementary teacher Trudi Egan effective July 15. The board also rescinded prior retirements for three teachers under the standard retirement arrangement and approved their retirement under the state option, for Robert Brown, Nancy Hill, Gerald Howe. The dual action allowed the three teachers to be credited with three additional years of service which boosts their retirement income, WCS superintendent of schools Tim Lawson said Monday. The positions of Valerie Smith and Hilda Vroman will be filled as administrative assistant positions and will be filled from Warren County’s civil service list of eligible applicants, he said. The salaries or Smith and Vroman’s replacements will be in the $30,000 range, a decrease of about half from the current $60,000 range. The teaching positions of Howe, Hill and Brown will not be filled, Lawson said, and their duties reassigned to other teachers. Egan’s teaching position will be replaced for the 2010-2011 school year. Jennifer Nissan and Janet Cousineau were both hired to fill elementary teacher assistant posts as of Sept. 1. Robichaud’s duties in supervising the school’s transportation will be reassigned within the bus garage staff, reaping a savings of 10,000 to $12,000, Lawson said. Total savings to the taxpayers on the personnel changes represent more than $80,000 in salaries, officials said.
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•100 Years Ago – August, 1910•
burned with seven tons of hay. The next day, Aug. 15, 1910, hail, the size of large peas, fell on Bakers Mills and Sodom.
Restitution came too late After lying helpless for eight years with a broken back, Thomas Maloney, 49, died at the home of Mrs. Elizabeth Bowler in Glens Falls. Mr. Maloney was employed as a teamster by the Hudson River Water Power Co. during the construction of the company’s power house and dam at Spier Falls. He fell off his wagon and his back was broken. The company agreed to provide for him for the rest of his life, but after three years refused to continue to do so. A verdict of $10,000 he received last spring in state Supreme court against the company for the injuries is pending in the appellate division. He is survived by a widow, one son and three daughters.
Elevator crashed, bones smashed John Wright was painfully injured Aug. 16, 1910, in the Hadley mill by the falling of an elevator. Both ankles were dislocated and the right heel crushed. The injured man is now resting comfortably and his physician thinks he might fully recover. Wright has been employed at the mill for several years and is a valued employee.
Big storm leaves great damage The Rev. Stewart Fuller ’s barn and contents at Riverbank were burned during the thunderstorm the evening of Aug. 14, 1910. He had just put a new roof on the structure. Lightning struck Timothy Hurley’s house in Warrensburgh and in Senator Jim Emerson’s barn, knocked a horse over and killed Louis Albert Emerson’s dog, Jack up in the hay loft. Mrs. Adella Dodge’s house in Lewisville (River Street, Warrensburgh) was struck, also a tree in W.L. Smith’s door yard. A barn on the Simeon Hall farm in North Caldwell, owned by A.C. Emerson & Co., was burned with 20 tons of hay. A barn on the Stewart Fuller place in West Bolton was
DEC’s Lake George island trash cleanup is essential! To the editor: The Lake George Association is concerned about the decision made by the Department of Environmental Conservation to discontinue retrieving garbage from collection centers on the Lake George islands. We urge the DEC to reconsider this decision and ask local citizens who love Lake George to join us in finding a better solution. Expecting our natural resources to bear the burden of cost cutting is fiscally irresponsible. At the LGA, we believe that the cost of cleaning up this problem will be higher than preventing it from happening in the first place.
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Lake George news Rapid progress has been made by contractor R.M. Booth in the construction of the new Fort William Henry Hotel, at the head of Lake George. Excavations have been completed and the laying of the concrete foundation walls is also accomplished. Contractor Booth intends to enclose the building before winter and will be able to do interior wood work during cold weather to be ready for occupancy next season. In another matter, about 100 Italians employed on the construction of the state road at Lake George, went on strike Aug. 17, 1910 because they claimed they had not been paid in six weeks. They returned to work the next day after a satisfactory explanation of the delay was made to them.
William Woodward dies at his home William F. Woodward, 63, died early Tuesday morning, Aug. 16, 1910 of brain fever. He had been a sufferer for weeks with what he supposed to be neuralgia and was unable to find relief. He was the son of Francis and Harriet Beswick Woodward and after the death of his father, who was killed by the attack of a furious bull, he owned and continued to live on the original Woodward homestead just north of the Warrensburgh-Chester toll gate. He was married in 1885 to Mrs. Melvina F. Shaw of Warrensburgh, who survives him. Woodward was employed as a carpenter and was engaged principally in moving buildings. (Note…The old Woodward homestead is still standing today in Pack Forest.)
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deer. That kind of game will not be too tame after the hunting season starts. A.W. Lanfear of Warrensburgh is seeking a middle-aged woman to keep house for him on his small farm for reasonable wages. Mr. Collins of New York, who has a summer place, the Hermitage, at Brant Lake, lost a very valuable colt Aug. 20, 1910 of pneumonia. It was said to have been worth $10,000. Mr. Collins has a fortune invested in fine race horses. Clayton Weller of Riverbank lost one of his span of black colts. The animal had spinal meningitis. Jordan R. Waddell is building a new roof on his barn in Johnsburgh. Earl M. Waddell has gone to work at the William Waddell farm in Wevertown. Inez, the little daughter of Bert Bateman, broke her leg and Dr. J.L. Fuller of North Creek attended her. Clifford Johnson of Adirondack, who stepped on a nail and was confined to his house for a few days, is able to be out again. A son was born Aug. 15, 1910 in Johnsburgh to Mr. and Mrs. Howard Thomas. A daughter, Clara Matilda, was born Aug. 15, 1910 in Newcomb to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Morrisey. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Ingraham on Aug. 20, 1910 in North Thurman. The remains of Joseph LaRose, which were temporarily interred at North Creek, were brought to Johnsburgh Corners and placed beside his first wife who died in 1853. James F. Oliver, 66, died Aug. 8, 1910 at Schroon Lake. James W. Galusha, 65, of South Johnsburgh died Aug. 18, 1910. A widow and two sons, Clifford and Herbert, with whom he resided, survive. Mrs. Augustus Jones, of East Thurman, who fell while in the cellar of her home after a two-gallon crock of cream dropped and broke, thereby terribly cutting and bruising her face, is now much better.
A top dressing of coal tar and stone dust is being laid on the state road at Hill View (Diamond Point). The hunters are getting ready to go into the forests after
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Alternative solutions could result from a dialogue with lake users. The LGA has considerable experience on the lake and a deep understanding of boating, recreation and water quality. Given the opportunity to discuss the situation with the DEC, we could help find a solution that continues to protect Lake George and the water we use for drinking, swimming, fishing and boating. While the “carry in - carry out” policy is ideal in theory, trash finds its way into the lake regardless of policies. One isolated example: after Log Bay Day 2010, the LGA hauled away several large bags of trash. Even conscientious lake users need a convenient way to dispose of trash. It is considerably easier to empty trash at a central collection point than to clean up wind-blown garbage, especially when it has left an island and gone on to desecrate the lake. To allow trash to enter Lake George — after generations of exemplary stewardship by DEC staff — would indeed be shameful. C. Walter Lender Executive Director Lake George Association
New Stewart’s store belongs downtown To the editor: It’s important for everyone to understand that the opposition to relocating Stewart’s gas station onto the Stewart Farrar St. parcel owned by Hudson Headwaters Health Network has never been a risk to the finances of HHHN. Although HHHN’s chief has testified that he offered to donate the property to the town for a park — an offer that was rejected — HHHN has also testified it wants the money, reportedly $340,000, from the sale of the parcel in order to expand services. Regardless of this contradiction, it’s neither necessary nor desirable for the property to end up as a Stewart’s gas station in order for HHHN to get its money from the sale. Since last March there has been a very attractive proposal repeatedly made to Stewart’s, one that would result in Stewart’s owning and expanding onto the Potter ’s Diner lot, which was their first choice, while the Stewart Farrar St. parcel would convert to residential use harmonizing with the neighborhood. This would avoid all the severe problems of traffic congestion, pedestrian safety, runoff and groundwater pollution, parking, curb cuts, conflict with the town’s master plan, and incompatibility with the Historic District and character of the neighborhood that have been at issue. Without elaborating on the details of the proposed deal, Stewart’s, for their $340,000, would receive cash and property totaling more than $400,000, plus they would have a 10 percent larger area for their operations and would not have to build a new store — perhaps just refurbish the existing one. Their proposed store is actually smaller than the existing one. The proposed deal is one of good will; it’s generous and more than fair. It would be in everyone’s best interest if Stewart’s would accept the offer. Paul Gilchrist Diamond Point
From page 1 winter months, according to county Social Services director Sheila Weaver. The Open Door agency plans to purchase the former Glens Falls Home for women on Warren Street to provide shelter and meals to those in need. As soon as a month or two, Open Door may be acquiring the historic home, which has 26 bedrooms, director Bruce Hersey said. He noted higher-level sex offenders and arsonists will not be admitted to the shelter.
Shelter to require rules, chores for residents While housed in the motels and hotels in recent years, the homeless had televisions, and perhaps wi-fi, video games and even occasionally a swimming pool and other amenities. But at the Open Shelter they’re likely to have just a bed, clean sheets and meals, Hersey said. “There will be no electronic media or luxuries,” he said. More important, he said, those staying in the shelter will have structure to their lives, typically lacking in other places the homeless have been accommodated to date. The Open Door shelter is envisioned to include strict behavior rules, counseling, and help with job searches. With experienced Open Door management on site, shelter occupants will have direction and behavior boundaries, and will be expected to accomplish chores, Hersey said. Warren County Budget officer and Town of Warrensburg supervisor Kevin Geraghty said these changes were welcome. “Anytime we can get the homeless better facilities while saving taxpayers money, it’s a win-win situation for everybody,” he said. “The chores and house rules are a great idea to help the homeless structure their lives.” Hersey said the proposed shelter ’s program will include linking up their residents with the offerings of other human service agencies, to locate jobs, transportation and suitable homes, and to help solve clients’ issues, like substance abuse and personal financial management. “Each person in our shelter will have a case manager, and we’ll develop a plan for each one,“ he said. “We’ll tie people into programs whether it’s for substance abuse recovery or acquiring job skills or placements.” Weaver said she was happy about the Open Door initiative, championed by Glens Falls supervisor Bud Taylor. “It will definitely be a good collaboration,” she said. Hersey said the aim of the program would be to assist the homeless in becoming self-sufficient as soon as possible and leading productive lives. “We’ll be finding creative solutions to get the homeless jobs, to turn their lives around, and get them integrated back into the community.”
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Alice Needham on Aug. 25, Carol Cameron on Aug. 26, and Becky Desourdy, Jack Baker, Patti Orluk and Jordan Moyer on Aug. 27. Get well wishes are out to Jeff Grants, Earle Dibble, Joe Mosher, Brian Angell, Jasmine Baker, Kelly Schmidt, Floyd Baker and Wanda Wood.
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Events and activities in Thurman A family of Canadian geese have lately been strutting down Garnet Lake Road like they own it. The family started as two females and two males and they’ve been living at Pratt’s Pond. Each pair had about four offspring, and they’re now grown up and are stopping traffic, wandering on the local roads. They seem to stay together, so when you are traveling be very cautious over hills and around corners. Considering there are nine or more of these big birds leisurely strolling around our roads, be wary because at some point you may have to suddenly stop. Incidentally, a gripe was called in this week concerning motorists not stopping at the stop sign on the corner of River Road and Bowen Hill Road. Questions were called in asking if we have noise ordinances in our local towns. Another asked if Thurman will once again have a Code Enforcement Officer. You can call the Thurman Town Hall at 623-9649 for answers to these and other questions. Did anyone find any old pictures of Thurman barns or outbuildings that can be used in the John Thurman’s Historical Society 2011 calendar? Members of the group need them by Sept. 15. Call 623-9305 if you have items to be included. Loaning photographs for reproduction will be appreciated.
On a personal note The annual Wood family reunion will be held this Saturday, Aug. 21, at the home of Leila Wood, 536 Mud St., beginning at 12 p.m. Those attending are asked to bring a dish to pass. For details, call 623-4102. Val and Joe Samarra of Williamstown, Ind. were in the area visiting her mom Bert Wilde of River Road and also Joe’s parents in South Glens Falls. Note that we have a missing dog. A small black Labrador puppy has wandered away from a River Road home in Thurman, and its owners would like to locate him and return him to his happy home. Please call 623-2381 with any information on the puppy. Tonina and Mario Derosa and son Joseph of Astoria, and nephew Francesco Fortuna of Commack, Long Island spent a long weekend with her sister, Filomena Riviello on Garnet Lake Road. Charlotte Needham recently spent a week with her grandsons in Colchester, Vt. before returning to her Sky High Road home and ever more and larger garden vegetables to prepare for the winter months. Nancy and Terry Beadnell have had a very nice visitor for a while at their River Road home. Their grandson Brandon Beadnell, 7, son of Luke Beadnell, has enjoyed some of his summer vacation doing fun things with grandma and grandpa — going fishing and exploring — plus spending time with his dad. Brandon has had to return to Livermore, Maine to begin his school year. Jeff Grants is back at his South Johnsburg Road home after a recent kidney operation at the Glens Falls Hospital. He is recuperating, and doing a lot of “nothing” — so he says — as he is used to being very active. He expects to be back to speak at the Kenyon Town Methodist Church Sunday, Aug. 22, at 11 a.m. He also wants to thank everyone for the cards and prayers during this time.
Special days for Thurman residents Anniversaries celebrated this week are: Evelyn Wood and Andrew Hall, 10 years on Aug. 25, Jessie and Donovan Baker on Aug. 26, and Dick and Charlotte Needham on Aug. 27. A happy 18th year is wished to the Athol General Store and the Mannuci’s who opened their enterprise Aug. 22, 1992 on Mountain Road. Birthdays to remember this week are Joe Groff, Judy Shaw and Scott Mosher on Aug. 21, Tyler Springer on Aug. 22, Mel Groff on Aug. 24, Darlene Miner and Anne Rohe on Aug. 24,
Thank you all for your acts of kindness Thanks for remembering me on my unknown day — the anniversary of my birth. Special thanks to Sister Phyllis Sadow who came up from Schenectady with an evening meal all prepared to cook, thanks to Lila Walter for the special card, to Charlotte for the pie and Dick for the garden fresh vegetables, and to all for the lovely cards and to those who stopped by. Thanks also to my kids and families — and to Ann Lloyd for her special invitation.
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The accomplished bluegrass group Adrenaline Hayride will show folks how they live up to their name Monday, Aug. 23, when they present a concert from 7 to 9 p.m. in our town park behind the town hall in Athol. These free Monday-night concerts are hosted by the town and paid for by bed tax money. Snacks and beverages are available on site at these concerts. For details, call 623-9649. Stop by the weekly Thurman Station Farmers’ Market Aug. 25, open 12:30 to 5 p.m. In addition to the vegetables and fruit, they have eggs, maple products, homemade soaps and craft items. And just across the road — state Route 418 — you will find Adirondack Ambiance, a gift shop with homemade furniture and Adirondack landscape paintings with the artist on site to greet you and share her experiences. The shop is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Thurman Baptist Church on South Johnsburg Road has a special evening service Aug. 22, at 6 p.m. with gospel performer Jay Witham in concert. All are welcome to stop by and attend the service. Reservations are now being taken for the annual narrated house tour, “A Guided Jaunt into Homes & History,” to be held Saturday, Sept. 18. The tour will take participants by trolley to four historic sites, with an optional luncheon at the town hall. The tour only is $13, and with the luncheon, $20. The event, which requires pre-registration, is sponsored by the John thurman Historical Society. On Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 7 p.m., several authors of the new book on Warren County history — plus members of the county historical society — will be at the thurman town hall to answer questions from the public. Meet and greet the history buffs who wrote chapters in the book that’s now getting a lot of deserved attention. Book signings and refreshments are planned. Set aside Sept. 11 and 12 for the annual Thurman Fiddlers Jamboree in Athol, which features a weekend full of concerts, field-pickin’ and collaboration between mountain music performers and enthusiasts. Anyone wishing to volunteer to help out can call Jim Ligon at 623-9961. The Ladies Group from the Thurman Baptist Church will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24 at the Olive Garden Restaurant in Queensbury for lunch. For more information, call 623-2007. The Warren County Rabies Clinic will be coming to the North Creek Fire House Saturday Aug. 28, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. All are urged to bring their pets to get them protected with a rabies shot. For details, call 761-6580. Remember, dogs must be on leashes. Cats and smaller pets should be in carriers. The free bus service for all Thurman residents, age 60 and older, will run to Glens Falls Friday Aug. 27, for shopping or appointments. All who wish to go should call Laura at 623-9281 by Wednesday evening to reserve a bus seat. The Thurman Quilting Group welcomes all who like to sew to their next meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday Aug. 23, at the town hall. Join in the group and start making a quilt for your family. For information, call Myra at 623-2633.
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Despite her youth, Wood is not a newcomer to politics. Interested in the workings of government, she’s been attending town meetings regularly for more than a year. This interest in governance started many years ago. When her mother Diane Wood served on the town board, Evelyn routinely attended town board meetings, starting when she was in high school. Since former Town Supervisor Red Pitkin announced his resignation, Wood has been attending as many county legislative meetings as possible, she said. “I wanted to know all that was involved so if I’m elected I can make educated decisions and not be far behind the curve,” she said. People have observed that Wood is detail oriented. She said such a characteristic may help her lead government. “If you don’t pay attention to details, they can trip you up later,” she said. Wood said she is known for considering all aspects of issues in depth. “I believe you should look into all your options and weigh them carefully before you make decisions,” she said.
neighbors around town this last week with petitions for her candidacy. Wood decided to run following the resignation in July of the town’s Supervisor and Deputy Supervisor, after issues arose that sparked considerable controversy.
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Wood seeks a new, collaborative approach Wood’s family’s lengthy history in town may give her a useful perspective in leading the town, unifying the various factions and tackling a variety of pressing issues, Wood said Friday. “I’m finding I have common ground with folks who’ve lived here forever, and those who are new to town as well,” she said. “When you are supervisor, you have to interact with all the folks, and not everybody’s going to agree with you all the time.” She added that if elected, she’s not going to take criticism personally. “At some point, a town supervisor will do something someone doesn’t like — you can’t make everyone happy all the time — but it’s all part of the job, she said. “I think I’ve got thick skin.”
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Her candidacy breaks new ground She said some people have questioned her relative youth. If elected, she’ll be the first female supervisor to ever serve in the post, and certainly the youngest in recent history. “I was told I was nuts a couple of times,” she said, referring to her decision to run. “But experience is not necessarily tied to age.” Her youth, she said, might be an asset, allowing her to work more hours and with more diligence, and to devise and implement new, innovative approaches. So far, Wood has proven her persistence and work ethic as well as a fresh approach to her enterprises.
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As the town’s Cemetery Superintendent, she’s led an effort to rehabilitate and restore the graveyards, and a lot has been accomplished. Folks have credited her for inspiring more people than ever to get involved in repairing and restoring headstones and cleaning up the cemeteries. Earlier this year, she and her cemetery committee held a first-ever gravestone restoration seminar featuring professional gravestone conservator Jonathan Appell. The event drew about two dozen people from a considerable distance, and fueled new enthusiasm for the local cemeteries and genealogy. This spring, Evelyn Wood launched a novel fundraiser to bankroll the event. For a donation, the cemetery committee set up a flock of pink plastic flamingos in a yard of a neighbor, who could return the favor to another friend or neighbor with another “flocking” — the committee members would move the flock, usually at night. The effort prompted a lot of fun as well as raising a record amount of contributions for the group. Folks around Thurman have suggested this kind of creative thinking would be an attribute in leading the town. Wood’s more routine qualifications for the Supervisor post include graduating from SUNY Plattsburgh with a Bachelor ’s Degree, and graduating from SUNY Adirondack with an Associate’s Degree in Humanities and Social Sciences. Also, she worked for a year or so operating a machine at SCA Tissue that made paper towels. Wood is a 1995 graduate of Warrensburg High School.
Wood seeks to lower taxes, involve citizens If elected, Wood said, her top priority would be the town budget, she said. “I want to make sure our finances are straight,” she said, noting that the town board has made considerable progress recently in this realm. Wood has served on the town’s Capital Planning Committee since March. The panel was commissioned to help decide what to do with about $500,000 of a surprise surplus of more than $800,000 that was discovered shortly after Pitkin took office. Wood said Friday she believes most all the $500,000 should be returned to taxpayers in the form of lowered taxes, so all the property owners of town can have full input in how the money might be spent, if it really needs to be. “It’s a good idea top start with a clean slate,” she said. Supervisor Red Pitkin resigned effective July 30, which meant petitions couldn’t be circulated only for independent candidacies, and not under the Republican or Democratic lines. The major parties will be meeting shortly after the Primary election to endorse candidates. Wood said she will likely be seeking the Republican nod, since she would like to represent that party.
Home and family continue to be important Between now and the Primary election this fall, she’ll undoubtedly be engaged in a Wood family tradition — tending to her garden and canning dozens of quarts of vegetables to provide her extended family savory food during the winter months, she said. She and her husband Andrew and other relatives, will be harvesting hundreds of bushels of potatoes, as well as corn, squash, peas, rhubarb, cucumbers and other vegetables they grow on their 3/4-acre garden plot, she said. Then she’ll be “putting up” or processing 100s of quarts of applesauce with her mother Diane, an annual routine. “We’re very family oriented up here,” she said.
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By Jon Alexander firstname.lastname@example.org RAY BROOK — The Adirondack Park Agency is considering a proposal that could result in variance-seeking landowners rewarded for acts of environmental stewardship. During a recent discussion — that could someday lead to APA staff handling minor shoreline setback variance requests instead of the agency board — APA counsel John Banta said stewardship of shoreline vegetation should be a consideration during variance review. “There has never been a reward for stewardship,” Banta said. The controversial 2009 shoreline setback regulations bring the sideways, rearward or vertical expansion of pre-1973 structures under APA jurisdiction for the first time. APA chairman Curt Stiles wouldn’t call the stewardship consideration a trade-off or a compromise. Instead, he said it is an attempt for the agency to begin to look at the many “grey areas” that surround a specific variance request. “I don’t look at is as compromise. I look at it as an enlightened solution — it’s a better solution,” Stiles said. “The question is how do you meet the mutual objective? The applicant wants this. We want to protect the environment this way. There is something in-between sometimes that makes more sense.” Stiles added if the idea is implemented, the consideration given to vegetative stewardship could actually better serve the intent of shoreline setbacks. “Lots of times you look at variances as a binary decision: Yes or No,” he said. “What we believe, is that there is a time when you can create — with a variance — additional conditions that protect the environment further and compromise some of the standard perhaps, so it’s not so black-andwhite.” Researchers often blame vegetative clearing for increased levels of phosphorus and nitrogen in water bodies. The increased levels of the two compounds gives way to increased algae and reduced oxygen, dramatically reducing indigenous fish populations. Last year, local governments undertook an unsuccessful legal challenge of the new setback regulations. Of the nine counties that originally sued the APA for overstepping its statutory authority and expanding its own jurisdiction, four are now appealing the state court’s decision. Adirondack Local Government Review Board executive director Fred Monroe said he remains hopeful the appeal
will strike down the revised setback regulations. But he notes a streamlined process, including consideration of good property management, would be welcome. “I believe it’s non-jurisdictional because it has been for 35 years,” Monroe said. “But a simplified procedure with a trade-off versus the flow blown expensive hearings I think are reasonable to talk about.” Monroe and several commissioners said they would like to see statutory amendments that would allow the variance process to more closely mirror action taken by town zoning boards of appeal. Unlike the local process, commissioners are not directly involved in the public hearing process. APA officials tout the merits of the delegation of minor shoreline variance requests to staff as a means of streamlining the overall process and reducing the cost for both the agency and the applicant. Commissioners are expected to be presented with more detail of the proposal in September.
InBrief Chestertown’s Starbuck slated for history talk WILMINGTON — Chestertown resident and noted archeologist David Starbuck is scheduled to make a presentation soon in northern Essex County on his archeological digs in Lake George and Fort Edward for French and Indian War artifacts. The presentation, titled “Excavating the Past at Fort Edward and Fort William Henry, will be given at 7 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 24 at the federal Atmospheric Science Research Center ’s field station at 110 Marble Lane, off memorial Highway in Wilmington. His talk will detail the archaeological field schools Starbuck held for the past 20 years in conjunction with SUNY Adirondack, as well as excavated forts and encampments in Fort Edward and Lake George — home of the most extensive British encampments of the French and Indian War. Led by Starbuck, teams of experienced archeologists, volunteers and students have conducted excavations at Fort William Henry, Fort Edward, Rogers Island, the Lake George Battlefield Park and, most recently, at the site of a sutling house that sold supplies to the British army in the late 1750’s. Associate Professor of Anthropology at Plymouth State University, Starbuck has written and published many books and articles on the archaeology of the French and Indian War. University at Albany representatives said this week that Starbuck’s presentation will include some of the most exciting and unexpected discoveries of these archeological schools.
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Former legislative leader sentenced for sex crimes ALBANY— Former Assemblyman George “Chris” Ortloff was was sentenced to more than 12 years in federal prison following his sentencing Aug. 12 in an Albany court for committing sex crimes. Once one of the most powerful Republican lawmakers in the North Country, Ortloff was arrested in 2008 after arranging what he believed was a sexual encounter with two pre-teen girls. The Lake Placid native and former state Assembly Assistant Minority Leader from 1986 to 2006 was caught in a sting at a Plattsburgh-area motel room in which he allegedly arranged a sexual encounter with two pre-teen girls Ortloff made the arrangements over the Internet with a woman whom Ortloff believed was the girls’ mother, although it was actually an undercover police investigator targeting pedophiles, authorities said. Also, prosecutors have cited evidence Ortloff had traded and possessed child pornography. Prior to his sentencing,
Ortloff claimed to be cured of his deviant behavior during his time to date behind bars, and he begged US district court Judge Thomas McAvoy for mercy. McAvoy characterized Ortloff ’s behavior as “unbelievable,” “painful,” and “scary.” In addition to a sentence of 12 and a half years, McAvoy fined Ortloff $50,000 and ordered he be monitored and supervised the remainder of his life. Several years ago, former governor George Pataki appointed the 20-year state Assembly veteran to a 19-person state parole board. Ortloff has also served as the chairman of the Clinton County Republican Committee, and at the time of his arrest, he sat on the board of trustees for the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake. Before his political career, he was a high-profile television anchor and author. Ortloff had worked for News Channel Five WPTZ as an anchor and served as chief of ceremonies and awards for the 1980 Olympic Games in Lake Placid.
Chris Ortloff While behind bars, Ortloff will continue to receive his state pension — totaling more than $3,000 per month. Ortloff ’s sentence was only slightly longer than the minimum mandated sentence of 12 years, authorities said, prompting some observers to question why he didn’t receive the maximum of 15 years. Law enforcement officials have said after his arrest, Ortloff cooperated with police, providing information that led to the arrest of two other alleged pedophiles.
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Horicon Day draws large crowd, inspires community By Thom Randall email@example.com BRANT LAKE — Maureen Wilson and Bob Olson, members of the Horicon Day steering committee, sat writing Thank You notes Monday to those who contributed to the success of the event they helped launch. Held Saturday Aug. 7, it was the biggest, most ambitious community event held in Brant Lake for decades, and it drew a large crowd of people for family fun, Wilson said with a wide grin. “It was fantastic, over the top, more than any of us could possibly have dreamed for,” she said. “I am ecstatic!” Bob Olson offered similar thoughts. “It was successful beyond our wildest expectations,” he said, noting that there were steady crowds all day enjoying the games, car and boat show, food, vendors’ displays, exhibition softball game, fireworks and community booths. “All of the artisan exhibitors, 15 of them, said they were very happy with the crowds,” Olson added. he noted that various quilters and a woodworker were exhibitors, alongside Chuck Hilton with his vegetables and an educational booth sponsored by the Brant Lake Association. The latter booth, manned by Doug Paton and Dennis Doyle among others, taught about milfoil control. Hundreds of people enjoyed the fireworks show, Olson said. “Everybody agreed the fireworks were outstanding,” he said. “Horicon fire police directed traffic as swarms of peo-
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ple left after the show.” He said there were long lines of people to get their hands on the Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary’s food. “Noticing they were running out of the hot dogs and hamburgers, they had to drive to Warrensburg to reload,” he said. Olson said the exhibition softball game between the North Warren High School players and a team of adults over 55 years old, provided an entertaining show for spectators. “The ‘Geriatric League’ provided spirited competition,” he said. ”We had two bleachers filled with spectators.” A classic boat and car exhibit, Olson said, was also popular. Matt Wood’s entry, an antique Model A Ford, won the trophy as most popular entry in the show, organized by Doug Wilson. Olson added the Girl and Boy scouts and Cub Scouts all had a good time, and the Horicon Fire Company reaped robust receipts in a coin drop they held. He said that a variety of games sponsored by Horicon Baptist Church, the Horicon Fire Company and the Girl Scouts kept families busy for hours with fun activities. Kevin Radford, pastor of Horicon Baptist, agreed. Games sponsored by the church included face painting, an obstacle course, a ball toss and mini-golf shot. The Girl Scouts held a coin toss and a greased-watermelon retrieval contest, North Warren students hosted a basketball toss, and the Friends of Horicon Library had duck-pond and monkeybridge games. “Every local community organization got behind the event to make it successful,” Radford said. “It was an incredible day — just amazing — and a huge success.” Maureen Wilson said she was thrilled about the outcome, plus she was intrigued to talk with many local people she’d never met before, as well as seeing people arriving from afar. “It was definitely biggest event around here in recent history,” she said.
Enjoying children’s activities including face-painting during Horicon Day, were Caleb and Cassidy Carpenter of Lake Luzerne, while others perused vendors’ wares or played children’s games — among the many offerings at the debut event held Aug. 7.
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Bolton Pier re-dedication set Come and join in on the celebration and re-dedication of the Bolton Landing Pier Sunday, Aug. 29. Live music will begin at 6 p.m. and the dedication ceremonies are to occur at 6:30 p.m. Following the speeches and celebration, the first 250 people turning out for the event will enjoy a free excursion on the cruise boat Mohican.
Bolton Variety Show seeks citizens with talent The organizers of the Bolton Variety Show are now seeking talent to perform at this year’s production of the ever-popular revue, scheduled for Oct. 23. The theme of this year’s show is 1950’s Doo-Wop and Motown, so connoisseurs of the era and its music are urged to volunteer for at least five minutes of fame. This show is always a fun event that raises money for the Bolton Central School Scholarship fund. Rehearsals begin Sept. 3. Those interested in performing on stage or working behind the scenes, contact Willie Bea McDonald at 644-2015.
Opera series to air tribute to Louise Homer The homage to American composer Samuel Barber continues Saturday, Aug. 28, when acclaimed mezzo-soprano Mary Ann McCormick returns to the Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum to pay tribute to famed contralto Louise Homer. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at The Opera Museum, 4800 Lake Shore Dr. Admission to the concert is $20. Call 644-9839 or visit www.thesembrich.org for details.
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games, rides, live music, plus local and regional crafts. The games and rides run evenings plus all day Saturday and Sunday. The craft fair is Saturday and Sunday during daytime hours. Saturday evening, Aug. 21, from 4-7 p.m., brings us the annual auction of painted Adirondack chairs to benefit the Christine Nicole Perry Memorial Trust. The party is at Sweet Pea Farm Perennials & Art Gallery, 121 Federal Hill Road in Bolton. See an accompanying article in this issue to obtain details. Tuesday, Aug. 24 brings us a “blast from the past” to Bolton Landing with the infectious music of Bobby Dick & the Sundowners, 7 p.m. in Rogers Park, Lake Shore Drive. They were one of the original “boy bands” that toured nationally with headline British groups. The group, which includes original members, presents the chiming guitar chords of the time and tight harmonies that remind us all of the peace and love revolution. On Wednesday Aug. 25, there’s a more sedate offering in Bolton: a lecture: “Aaron Copland and the American Sound,” 7 p.m., at Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum. On Saturday Aug. 28, fans of watercraft from bygone days will be intrigued by the annual Antique & Classic Boat Show Rendezvous, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Beach Road in Lake George. Antique, classic and modern boats will be on display. Also on Aug. 28, there will be a vocal recital of Barber’s “Hermit Songs” by Mary Ann McCormick, at Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum. Don’t forget the ongoing nature programs daily except Sundays during summer at UpYonda Farm environmental education center, Route 9N, north of Bolton Landing. Programs— most are at at 1 p.m. — include topics like butterfly and bird watching, solar energy aquatic adventures, and their Starlab Planetarium. This is in addition to their trails, nature museum, wildlife pond and guided walks. Also, check into the art exhibit “Fine Art in the Heart of the Adirondacks,” at Lakeshore Gallery, 4985 Lake Shore Dr. Regional artists present their works in oils, watercolors, pottery and jewelry.
Bolton seniors’ September activities set • Wednesday Sept. 1 — Business Meeting at 10:30 a.m. includes election of officers, and trip sign-ups with payment due prior to the event. Upcoming trips include: Saranac Lake- $38, Eating Secrets of Central Vt.- $45, Eagle Mills Cider Mill- $10, Middlebury, Vt.- $30. ACC Culinary Experience- $8. • Wednesday Sept. 8 — Warren-Hamilton Co. Seniors’ Picnic 10 a.m. at the Queensbury Elks Lodge, Queensbury. Call Pat Pratt at 644-9459 to register. • Wednesday Sept. 15 — Saranac Lake Trip with Queensbury Seniors. At 7:15 a.m. a carpool gathers at the Bolton Senior Center to leave for Queensbury. Participants are to return to Bolton at 7:45 p.m. the Bus trip itself is from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. • Saturday Sept. 18 — Hayfield Trip: “Eating Secrets of Central Vt.” Participants are to meet the bus at the Bolton Senior Center at 7:15 a.m.
Local Soldiers Collection reminder The Bolton Seniors have set out containers to collect goods for soldiers serving overseas. These collection containers are in the lobby of town hall as well as the senior center on Cross Street. Non-perishable food items, health care products and stationary, cards, books are requested. Thanks go to all who have previously donated. All donations are greatly appreciated by our soldiers from Bolton.
‘Chrissy’s Chairs’ to be auctioned Saturday BOLTON LANDING — Over this summer, residents and visitors have seen a signature Adirondack furnishing in a new light, as 25 fancifully painted Adirondack chairs have been on display throughout town. Saturday, Aug. 22, they will be auctioned off in a fundraiser and gala from 4 to 8 p.m., at Sweet Pea Farm Perennials & Art Gallery, 121 Federal Hill Road in Bolton. Many of the artists are scheduled to be on hand to meet the public. Entertainment will be featured at the event, which also includes a secondary silent auction Artist Wauneata Waller poses from 4-5:30 p.m. with the chair, entitled “Starry The proceeds will go to the night Over Lake George,” she Christine Nicole Perry Trust, painted for the annual Chrisa foundation run by Chrissy’s Chairs auction to be held tine’s parents, Mark and LinSaturday, Aug. 21. da Perry, owners of Sweet Pea Farm. Christine died several years ago at a young age in an out-of state automobile crash. Since then the foundation has awarded money to various community service causes and scholarships at Bolton Central. Proceeds of this auction of “Chrissy’s Chairs” will go to High Peaks Hospice. Sweet Pea Farm can be found by following Horicon Avenue out of Bolton Landing, which leads into Federal Hill Road. Signs should provide sufficient direction. For details, visit www.sweetpeafarmperennials.com
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Emmanuel United Methodist ChurchSunday Service at 9 a.m. 644-9962. Rev. Myron Ducharme, Pastor First Baptist Church(A.B.C. Affiliated) Sunday School at 9 a.m. Morning Worship at 10 a.m.; Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Bible Study & Prayer. For information, call 6449103. Rev. Edward Blanchard. Solid Rock Assembly of GodAdult Sunday Services 11 a.m. Children’s church also at 11 a.m. downstairs. Adult Sunday School at 10 a.m. and Children’s Sunday School at 10 a.m. downstairs. Bible study Thursday at 6 p.m. with Sister Dale. Pastor Skip Hults and Sister Dale. 251-4324 Episcopal Church of Saint Sacrament, Bolton LandingSat. Evening Mass 5 p.m.; Sun. Eucherist 8 a.m. & 10 a.m.; Sun. School 11 a.m.; Bible Study 11:45 a.m.; Wed. Mass 7 p.m. Father Jim Loughren. 644-9613 Blessed Sacrament Catholic ChurchGoodman Avenue. Saturday Vigil Mass 5:30 p.m.; Sunday Mass 9 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 644-3861.
Adirondack Missions of the Episcopal Church494-3314 - Fr. Robert Limpert, Fr. Michael Webber, Fr. Dennis Pressley. St. Paul’s Episcopal ChurchSunday Eucharist 9 a.m. (see Adirondack Mission, above). Brant Lake WesleyanMorning worship 9 a.m., Fellowship 10-10:30 a.m., Sunday school 10:30-11:15 a.m. 494-2816. Horicon Baptist ChurchSunday School 9:45 a.m., Sunday Worship 11 a.m., Sunday Evening 6 a.m., Wednesday Prayer & Bible Study 7 p.m. 494-2584.
Community United Methodist Church Sunday morning worship 11 a.m.; Rev. Sharon Sauer 494-2517. Faith Bible Church Sunday school (all ages) - 9 a.m., Sunday worship 10:15 a.m., Sunday Evening 6 p.m., Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7 p.m. Call for information - 4947183 - Website: www.faithbiblechurchny.com Good Shepherd Episcopal ChurchSunday Eucharist 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday Eucharist 10 a.m. (See Adirondack Missions, Brant Lake). St. Isaac Jogues/St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic ChurchRiverside Drive & Church Street. Saturday Vigil at 5:30 p.m.; Sunday Mass at 11:00 a.m. Beginning June 27th additional Sunday Mass 7:30 a.m. till Labor Day. Pastor Rev. John O’Kane. 518-494-5229 Town of Chester Northway Community Fellowship A Wesleyan Church, Route 8, Chestertown: Sunday Service 11 a.m., Youth and Children’s Programs available. Pastor James Swanson, 518-695-3766
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Glens Falls21 Weeks Rd., off Rt. 9 in Queensbury. Sunday service 10 a.m. Coffee hr. follows service. Rev. Dr. Deane Perkins, minister. (handicapped accessible, welcoming congregation) 793-1468. Web site: HYPERLINK http://www.glensfallsuu.com.
RW Johnsburg United Methodist ChurchPastor Jackie Mueller - 515-251-2482. South Johnsburgh Rd., Johnsburg. Worship Service Sunday 9 a.m.; Bible Study - Mondays @ 6 p.m. info: 518-251-3371
Bay Road Presbyterian Church 1167 Bay Road (near intersection of Bay & Rt. 149). Sunday Worship at 9:30 a.m.; Chris Garrison,
Pastor. Church school during worship. Nursery care available. Coffee Hour following worship, all are welcome. 793-8541. www.bayroadchurch.com Caldwell Presbyterian Church71 Montcalm St., Lake George 12845. Rev. Shirley Mosholder. 518-668-2613. Sunday Service at 10 a.m. Food Pantry Distribution 2nd Friday of month. Website: www.caldwellpres.org. St. James Episcopal Church Sunday services 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Rev. Julie McPartlin. 668-2001. Sacred Heart Roman Catholic ChurchMohican St., Lake George, NY 668-2046. Sat. Vigil Mass at 4 p.m., Sun. Mass at 8:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Sacrament of Reconciliation Saturday 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m., Weekday Mass: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8 a.m. (There is no Mass on Tuesday or Thursday) Father Thomas Berardi, pastor Chapel of the Assumption (Roman Catholic)Ridge Road Route 9L, Cleverdale, NY is closed. 668-2046 / 656-9034. Fr. Thomas Berardi, pastor Lakeside ChapelCleverdale: Sunday services through August at 10 a.m. First United Methodist Church78 Montcalm Street, Lake George, N.Y. 12845, Sunday Service: 10 a.m. Rev. Meridith Vanderminden. 743-8756. Diamond Point Community ChurchSunday Service 10 a.m. June 21-September 6, 2009. Community Church welcoming all denominations. Visiting ministers. Grace Communion InternationalWorship Services held Saturdays 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Parish Hall. 56 Mohican St., Lake George, NY. Dennis R. Hoyt, Worship Service Facilitator. Home: 518-587-1221. Cell: 832-0660. Please call ahead to confirm attendance.
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.
United Methodist ChurchMain Street, North Creek across from Community
Bank. Sunday Service 9 a.m. Separate story time for children. Pastor Kristi Van Patten. Call or leave a message 251-2906. St. James Catholic ChurchMain St., North Creek. Sunday mass at 9 a.m. Parish Life Director: Sister Francesca Husselbeck. Sacramental Minister: Rev. John O’Kane. 518-251-2518
United Methodist ChurchService and church school at 10 a.m. For information call 251-4071.
Christ Church EpiscopalSunday Eucharist 11 a.m. (See Adirondack Missions Brank Lake). Pottersville United Methodist Church Worship 9 a.m. Rev. Sharon Sauer, 494-2517. Holy Trinity Lutheran ChurchSunday Worship and fellowship 10:30 a.m. in Faith Hall at SonRise Lutheran Ministries Conference Center, 8260 Rt. 9, Pottersville, NY. For information please call 494-7077. www.holytrinitypottersville.com Lighthouse Baptist Church Meets at Rt. 9 (next to The Wells House Hotel). Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship Service 10:50 a.m., Evening Service 6:00 p.m., Mid-Week Wednesday Service 7:00 p.m.
Knowlhurst Baptist ChurchSunday school 9:45 a.m.; morning worship 11 a.m.; evening worship 6 p.m. Wednesday prayer 7 p.m.
Christ Community ChurchAthol: Sunday services 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday school 9:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study and prayer meeting 7 p.m. Rev. William G. Lucia, pastor. Thurman Baptist ChurchSunday school 9:45 a.m.; worship hour 11 a.m.; evening service 6 p.m.; Wednesday prayer service 7 p.m. Rev. Bob Herrmann, pastor. Kenyontown United Methodist ChurchSunday services 11 a.m., Bible Study Wed. night at 7 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church2 Stewart Farrar Ave., Sunday School & Choir 9 a.m. Worship 10 a.m. with coffee hour following. Free Methodist ChurchSunday school 9:45 a.m.; Worship Service 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday midweek prayer and Bible study 7 p.m. Rev. Richard Leonard. Warrensburg Assembly of GodSunday school 9:45 a.m.; morning worship 11 a.m.; Thursday youth meeting 7 p.m.; evening service 6 p.m.; Wednesday prayer 6 p.m.; Bible study 7 p.m. Dr. Ronald Parisi. 623-2282. The Holy Cross of WarrensburgSaturday evening mass 5:30 p.m. Sunday Eucharist & Sermon 8 & 10 a.m.; Sunday school 9 a.m.; coffee hour follows each service; Tuesday Eucharist & Healing 10 a.m., 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday Mass 5:30 p.m.; Thursday Eucharist 10 a.m.; Holy days as announced. Father John Cornelius, SSC. 623-3066. Faith Baptist ChurchSunday school 9:45 a.m.; preaching services 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday prayer service 7 p.m. Rev. Lee B. Call 623-4071. First United Methodist ChurchSunday school 9:30 a.m.; Sunday worship 11 a.m. 518-623-9334. Stephen Andrews, Pastor. St. Cecilia’s Roman Catholic ChurchEucharist at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, 10 a.m. on Sunday. Sacrament of Reconciliation 4 p.m. Saturday. Bible Study, Saturday at 3:30 p.m. & Sunday at 10:15 a.m. Parish Life Director Sister Linda Hogan CSJ & Sacramental Minister Father Paul Cox. 623-3021. First Baptist Church3850 Main St., Worship Service 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Sunday school 9:45; Thursday mid-week. 7 p.m. Ron Burdett, Pastor. Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s WitnessesSunday Public Talk and Watchtower starting at 9:30 a.m. and Bible Study, Theocratic Ministry School and 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 ChurchWorship services every week 11 a.m. 8-14-10 • 56590
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14 - ADIRONDACK JOURNAL • COMMUNITY CALENDAR
Thursday Aug. 19 NORTH CREEK — Gallery Walk, 5-7 p.m. down Main St.. Free. 251-5842 or: www.northcreekdepotmuseum.com CHESTERTOWN — Concert by guitarist Maria Zemantauski & dancers, 7 p.m. at Dynamite Hill Recreation Area, Rte. 8. Bring lawn chairs. Free. 4942722 or: www.mariazemantauski.com POTTERSVILLE — Family Fun Night for residents of Chester and Horicon, 5-8 p.m. at Word of Life Ranch. Sponsored by the towns’joint Youth Commission, the free event includes swimming, a zip line, bounce house, water slide, dinner and more. Call or email Nicole Howe at 494-7725 or email@example.com so a head count for dinner can be tallied. $10 charge for paint ball only. GLENS FALLS — Mid-August festival includes Chalk Fest sidewalk art and Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-8 p.m.; Outdoor cinema, 8-10 p.m.; exhibition receptions at various galleries. GLENS FALLS — Community Health Expo hosted 5-8 p.m. by the Brighter Day Lifestyle Center, Colvin Building, 206 Glen St. Offerings include: chair massage, health lectures, blood pressure check, lung capacity, cholesterol, blood sugar and other wellness tests. Receive some lifestyle counseling, take the “health age” exam, or sample health foods. Mini-lectures on the hour on cancer, depression, weight management. Details: call 798-9898. LAKE GEORGE — Lecture on Matilda Joslyn Gage, abolitionist, suffragist, Native American activist, freethinker, and author, 7:30 p.m. at Fort William Henry Conference Center, 48 Canada St. Talk by Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner, Exec. Director of Gage Foundation. Refreshments. Free. Details: www.frenchandindianwarsociety.org or: 964-6626. LAKE LUZERNE — Concert: Stony Creek Band, 7 p.m. at the Park Pavilion, Rte. 9N. Bring chair, rain or shine. Free. Details: 696-3500. LAKE GEORGE — Presentation “I am the Adirondacks” by acclaimed nature photographer Carl Heilman, 7:15 p.m. at Wiawaka House, Rte. 9L. Preceded by dinner at 6 p.m. $25 for both. Call (877) 4688128 for reservations. or see: www.wiawaka.org. CHESTERTOWN — Sunset Concert by Maria Zemantauski & Dancers, 7 p.m. at Dynamite Hill Recreation Area, Rte. 8. Bring family, blankets, lawn chairs. Free. Details: www.mariazemantauski.com or:4942722
Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 19-22 NORTH CREEK — Upper Hudson Bluegrass Festival, Rte. 28. All-star lineup includes James King, Acoustic Blue, Smokey Greene, Honey Grass & more. All-day concerts, Sun. gospel sing. Camper parking, food, vendors, jamming. 251-3141 or:
www.upperhudsonbluegrassfestival.com LAKE GEORGE — Annual Family Festival & Craft Fair, Shepard Park. Games, rides, live music, local & regional crafts & more.Tues.-Fri.: 6 p.m.-10 p.m.; Sat: noon-10 p.m.; Craft Fair, Fri.-Sat.: 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.; Sun.: 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Free. Details: www.lakegeorgevillage.com or: 668-2688.
Friday Aug. 20 BOLTON LANDING — Choir of St .John's Cathedral in Warsaw in concert, 7:30 p.m. in Church of the Blessed Sacrament,, 7 Goodman Ave. Presented by Bolton’s Sembrich Opera Museum. Free, but donations welcome. Details: 644-2431 or: www.operamuseum.org WARRENSBURG — Riverfront Farmers' Market, 3-6 p.m. in town park at 173 River St. Locally grown produce, maple syrup, wine, baked goods, cheese, organic meats, poultry, more. Details: 466-5497. DIAMOND POINT — Historic 125th Annual Meeting & Luncheon of Lake George Association, 10 a.m. at the Lake George Club, Rte. 9N. Talk by Ken Wagner, PhD, on “Lake and Reservoir Management.” Reservations required; call 668-3558. Meeting is free, luncheon, $. Details: www.lakegeorgeassociation.org
Friday-Saturday, Aug. 20-21 LAKE LUZERNE/HADLEY — Townwide garage sale starts at 9 a.m. Details: 696-4947
Saturday Aug. 21 LAKE GEORGE — Water Conservation: Make a Rain Barrel, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. at Lake George Association, 2392 Rte 9N. Learn water conservation. Free, but pay for barrel kit. Register: 668-3558 or: www.lakegeorgeassociation.org BOLTON LANDING — Annual auction of painted Adirondack chairs to benefit Christine Nicole Perry Memorial Trust, 4 p.m.- 7 p.m. party at Sweet Pea Farm Perennials & Art Gallery, 121 Federal Hill Rd. Proceeds from chair auction go to High Peaks Hospice. Free. 644-3020 or www.sweetpeafarmperennials.com.
Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 21-22 SCHROON LAKE — Harry Tucker Memorial Golf Tournament at Schroon Lake Golf Course. Two=ma, best-ball format. $260.per team. Cash prizes, 4 flights, extras. Call course at 532-9359 or see course’s web site or contact Phil Tucker at 524-4530 or: firstname.lastname@example.org for entry form.
Sunday Aug. 22 LAKE GEORGE — “Coffee on the Porch” open house, 10 a.m.-noon at Wiawaka Holiday House, 3378 Rte 9L. Tour the historic women’s retreat. Free. Details: 668-9690 or: www.wiawaka.org
SATURDAY August 21, 2010
CHESTERTOWN — Sunset concert by Deja Blue, 7 p.m. at Dynamite Hill Recreation Area, Rte. 8. Bring family, blankets, chairs. Free. Details: 494-2722 or: www.northwarren.com. LAKE LUZERNE — Fireside Chat with wilderness guide Paul Gibaldi, 7:30 p.m. at Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main St. Free. Details: 696-2400 or: www.adirondackfolkschool.org GLENS FALLS — Country music concert by Jo Dee Messina & John Michael Montgomery, 7 p.m. in city Civic Center. Also features Jack Ingram & Bucky Covington. Details: www.glensfallscc.com or: 7980202. LAKE LUZERNE — Run/Pedal/Tube Triathlon in Luzerne & Hadley, events begin at 9 a.m. Details: 696-4947
Monday Aug. 23 ATHOL — Adrenaline Hayride in concert, 7 p.m. in Thurman Town Park. Music, dancing. Bring chairs & blankets. Rain or shine. Refreshments for sale.Details: 623-9649 or: www.thurman-ny.com.
Tuesday Aug. 24 BOLTON LANDING — Concert by Bobby Dick & the Sundowners, 7 p.m. in Rogers Park, Lake Shore Dr. Bring blankets & chairs. Free. Details: 644-3831 or: www.boltonchamber.com
Wednesday Aug. 25 LAKE GEORGE — Floating Classroom boat offers ecology lessons, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Lower Amherst St. village dock. $. Register with Lake George Association, 668-3558 or: www.lakegeorgeassociation.org BOLTON LANDING — Lecture: Aaron Copland and the American Sound, 7 p.m. at Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum, 4800 Lake Shore Dr. Free. Details: 644-2431. LAKE GEORGE — Concert: The Lustre Kings, 7:30 p.m. in Shepard Park, Canada St. Free. Details: www.lakegeorgearts.org or: 668-2616.
Thursday Aug. 26 LAKE GEORGE — Lecture on the Revolutionary War’s siege of Yorktown:, 7 p.m. at Fort William Henry Conference Center, 48 Canada St. Talk by historian of U.S. Army’s National Museum. Refreshments. Free. Details: 964-6626 or: www.frenchandindianwarsociety.org.
Friday Aug. 27 WARRENSBURG — Riverfront Farmers' Market, 3-6 p.m. in town park at 173 River St. Locally grown produce, maple syrup, wine, baked goods, cheese, organic meats, poultry, more. Details: 466-5497. LAKE GEORGE — Fundraiser party for Glens Falls Hospital’s Cancer Center and the American Cancer Society, 7-10:30 p.m. at the Tiki Resort, Canada St. Party features Elvis tribute artist Donny Romines. Raffles, cash bar, food. Strands by Lisa of Adonis Hair Design, offering novelties, T-shirts, hats, fashion jewelry, lotions — all available for purchase. Tickets, $15 For details, call Helen at 745-7821.
Saturday Aug. 28 WARRENSBURG — Warren Co. Cooperative Extension Golf Tournament, 10 a.m.at Cronin's Golf Resort, Hudson St. Extension. Fundraiser. Contests, silent auction, more. Barbecue follows. Register by
Aug. 2. 668-4881. WARRENSBURG — Home-cooked dinner, 5 p.m. at Holy Cross Church, Main St. Choose Baked ziti or meatloaf, potatoes, corn on the cob. Plus salad, bread, beverage & dessert. Donation: adults- $7, children under 12- $5. LAKE GEORGE — Polka music & dance, 7:30 p.m. in Tuttle Hall adjacent to St. James Episcopal Church, 172 Ottawa St. Sunglow Polka Band presents music that reflects European traditions. Adults, $10; students, $5; family, $15. LAKE GEORGE — Antique & Classic Boat Show Rendezvous, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. on Beach Rd. Antique, classic & modern boats on display in water & land.Free. Details: www.acbs-adc.org or: 885-0146. CHESTERTOWN — Family Art Day & Meet the Artists, from 10 a.m. on at Art in Chestertown Gallery, Main St. Plein-air painting 1o a.m.- 4 p.m. on streets; art for kids includes face painting and henna creations, art sketching, 1 p.m.; meet the artists, 5-7 p.m. some craft activities: $, all else, free. Family fun. Details: 803-4034 BOLTON LANDING — Vocal recital of Barber's "Hermit Songs" by Mary Ann McCormick, at Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum, 4800 Lake Shore Dr. $. Details: www.thesembrich.org or: 644-2431. QUEENSBURY — Adirondack Brew Fest, 4-8 p.m. at West Mountain Ski Resort, 59 West Mountain Rd. More than 30 microbrews to taste. No pets, coolers or food on site. Must be 21. $. Details: 281-7919 or: www.adkbeerfest.com QUEENSBURY — Book & Treasure Sale, Warren County Historical Society, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. at Heritage Center at the Oneida Corners, 195 Sunnyside Rd. Details: www.warrencountyhistoricalsociety.org or: 743-0734
Saturday Aug. 28-Wednesday Sept. 22 NORTH CREEK — Exhibition: “Remarkable Women of the Adirondacks” by Sandra Weber, at Tannery Pond Community Center Gallery, Main St. Call 251-3711 or see www.tpcca.org for hours.
Sunday Aug. 29 LAKE GEORGE — Outdoor Cinema: See “Alice in Wonderland” on giant, brilliant screen, 8:30 p.m. in Shepard Park, Canada St. Free. Details: 668-5771 or: www.lakegeorgevillage.com BOLTON LANDING — Bolton town pier re-dedication & celebration, 6:30 p.m., at town pier. Cruise aboard the Mohican follows the ceremony for the first 250 people. Live music begins at 6 p.m.
Monday Aug. 30 BOLTON LANDING — Film: “The Chorus,” 7:30 p.m. in Bolton Library, Lake Shore Dr. Free. Details: 644-2431 or: www.thesembrich.org. ATHOL — Stony Creek Band in concert, 7 p.m. in Thurman Town Park. Music, dancing. Bring chairs & blankets. Rain or shine. Refreshments for sale.Details: 623-9649 or: www.thurman-ny.com.
Tuesday Aug. 31 GLENS FALLS — Film & Video Festival: “You Tube: the Phenomenon & the Future,” 6:30 p.m. in Crandall Library, 251 Glen St.Free.Details: 792-6508 ext. 3 or: www.crandalllibrary.org.
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SATURDAY August 21, 2010
ADIRONDACK JOURNAL - 15
Geese go away, and don’t come back another day
espite rampant rumors that the state of New York had plans to implement a massive effort to reduce the state’s burgeoning population of Canada geese, the NYSDEC wants the public to know that there is no such plan. In an article in the New York Times, dated July 23, it was reported that the state intended to eliminate several hundred thousand geese, in an effort to bring the population under control. Information that was initially provided by the New York Times was later used by numerous media sources in follow-up articles, including one of my own. As a result, NYSDEC wildlife staffers have been forced to respond to a barrage of calls and e-mails about the false stories concerning efforts to eliminate Canada geese. In the village of Saranac Lake, there has been an ongoing battle to control Canada geese along the shorefront of Lake Flower for several years. A family of geese settled on the lake almost a decade ago, and over the years, their numbers continued to grow. The goose problem is most noticeable in and around the state boat launch in the center of the village, where the park’s extensive lawn has been regularly soiled with their droppings. It has been difficult to walk anywhere near the waterfront without steeping in goose poop, which is extremely slippery after a rain or in the morning dew. Numerous efforts to eradicate the geese have been attempted by both the village and the DEC, including a major goose roundup, netting and relocation campaign. The village also attempted to scare the birds away by placing life-size, wooden silhouettes of dogs along the shoreline. Neither of these methods had any affect on the geese or their droppings. The captured geese, which are known to imprint on a specific body of water, returned shortly after their capture and removal. And, they often could be found basking in the shadow of the large black, plywood silhouettes. Finally, after several years of struggling with the problem, the village has installed a simple strip of orange surveyor’s tape along the entire shoreline. The tape is strung between survey stakes, about a foot off the ground, and the previously mowed lawn is now left to grow about a foot high, in a small strip along
the shoreline. Following the installation of the tape, and the tall grass that grew up along the shoreline in just a few weeks, the boat launch and adjacent town park appears to be amazingly clear of goose poop. The grassy strip has become a proverbial ‘line in the sand.’ The geese simply won’t cross it. There are many other communities across the Adirondacks that may want to consider similar efforts. The cost is minimal and the public relations benefits are considerable with no trapping, no relocation and no shooting necessary to ensure that there is no goose poop underfoot.
A New Season Begins Although I am still stuck in the throes of a very productive fishing season, I’ve recently been getting an itch for the hunt. Two weeks ago, I went into hunting camp with a few friends, to buck up some firewood and take care of a few other items necessary for the upcoming season. While we got a lot of work done, the day ended early when the handle of the splitting maul broke, much to everyone’s relief. Our small cabin was relatively free of mice, and other pests, but it was nearly hidden by a huge field of overgrown ferns and berry bushes. In the past few weeks, I have put in several afternoons on the range, sharpening my skills with both bow and rifle. During this time-frame, I have also found a cool tint in the morning air. It’s probably just wishful thinking, but it is a tint just the same and it signals adventures to be had in the months to come. I’ve also been noticing that a few trees are beginning to turn, primarily along the lakeshore or high upon the peaks. Although it’s still far too soon to think about fall, it never hurts to dream
Although hunting season is a little over a month away, this nice bass taken by Owen Robinson of Philadelphia should serve as a reminder that fishing season is still very much in the present. and it’s always fun to prepare. The new season begins is less than six weeks. The realization comes with news that the 2010-2011 hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses and Deer Management Permits (DMPs) became available for purchase beginning Monday, Aug. 16. Licenses and permits can be purchased at any of the 1,500 license sales outlets statewide. Sporting licenses are also available via the internet at www.dec.ny.gov. Sporting licenses are valid beginning Oct. 1 through Sept. 30, 2011. Anglers should take note that the 2010 fishing license expires Sept. 30, a full two weeks before the close of trout season. Annually, the DEC issues 1.8 million sporting licenses annually through 1,500 license issuing agents. The department also coordinates a hunter education program with 3,300 volunteer hunter safety instructors providing nearly 40,000 certificates to students every year. Joe Hackett is a guide and sportsman residing in Ray Brook. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hunter education classes planned Hunter education classes will be held in September at the Mt. Fay Fish and Game Club in Lewis and at Moriah Central School in September. The first will be held Wednesday through Friday, Sept. 15 - 17 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Mt. Fay Fish and Game in Lewis. the second will be held Tuesday through Thursday, Sept. 21-23 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Moriah school.
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TOWN OF HORICON NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PURSUANT to Section 17-60 of the Horicon Zoning and Project Review Ordinance, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Horicon Zoning Board of Appeals will conduct the following Public Hearing on Tuesday, August 24, 2010 following New Business at the Town of Horicon Community Center, 6604 State Rte 8, Brant Lake, NY. Zoning Board of Appeals meetings begin at 7:00 PM. File # 2010-23 AV Tax Map 70.-2-16 Hayes, Charles seeking variances for a 2 lot subdivision. 63 Valentine Pond Road in the RRD-10 acre zone. Lot 2B: 4 acre density variance where minimum of 5 acres is required a 200' road frontage variance where 300' is required
This is the time to rid your basement of that old blue sofa, clear away the kids’ stuff no longer used, or eliminate accumulated treasures from the attic. Mail To: Denton Publications 102 Montcalm St., Suite #2 Ticonderoga, NY 12883
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(Requires bidder to remove) One (1) 2532 Square Foot Manufactured Portable Classroom (Requires bidder to remove) All items sold as is. Best Offer. Bids will be accepted in the Business Office, 103 Schroon River Road, Warrensburg, NY 12885 until 1:00 PM Tuesday, September 7, 2010. Please contact Cynthia Turcotte, Business Administrator 623-2861 ext. 206 for information and viewing. The Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all bids. By order of: District Clerk Warrensburg Central School AJ-8/21/10-1TC68911 -----------------------------
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TOWN OF SCHROON HELP WANTED SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD NEEDED. PLEASE SUBMIT LETTER OF INTEREST TO TOWN OF SCHROON, PO BOX 578, SCHROON LAKE, NY 12870 BY AUGUST 27, 2010. TRACTOR TRAILER TRAINING: August Class if qualified , Pell Grants, VA Benefits, Tuition Assistance, Housing, Employment Assistance. NTTS, Liverpool/ Buffalo NY Branch 1-888-243-9320 www.ntts.edu TRUCK DRIVERS WANTED! More Hometime! Top Pay! EXCELLENT BENEFITS! NEWER EQUIPMENT! Up to $.48/mile company drivers! HEARTLAND EXPRESS 1-800-441-4953 www.heartlandexpress.com
BOARD OF ASSESSMENT AND REVIEW MEMBERS WANTED. The Town of Moriah Town Board is accepting “Letters of Interest” for two members for the Board of Assessment and Review. The terms on the Board are for a one year (October 2010 thru September 2011) and a five year term (October 2010 thru September 2015). Interested parties must be a resident of the Town of Moriah and should send their Letters of Interest by September 15, 2010 to: Town of Moriah Supervisor, 38 Park Place, Suite 2, Port Henry, NY 12974. EXPERIENCED AUTOMOTIVE detailer for a fast growing new and used dealership. Must have a professional attitude and clean drivers record. Contact Bob in service at 518623-3405.
GENERAL MAINTENANCE Person Needed, PT/FT, Exp. in Roofing, Plumbing and General Carpentry. EXCELLENT PAY. 518-585-6717.
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NOW TAKING Applications: Energetic, personable person, good with people skills to fill outside sales/counter position. Experience in sales and computer skills a plus. Clean driver’s license a must. Apply at Warrensburg Auto Parts Inc., 3949 Main Street, Warrensburg.
PART TIME Secretary, Days, Approx. 20 hours per week. Must be a Thurman resident
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1983 FORD T-Bird, Rust Free, $950. 518644-2436. 1994 FORD TAURUS $850; 1996 Dodge pick-up, short box, auto, 4x4 $975; 1994 Chevy pick-up, 6 cyl., 5 spd., 4x4 $900; 2002 Mercury Sable $3300. Best Offer. 518-4944727. CAR PROBLEMS? Auto protection helps! 100% of covered repairs PAID! 130,000 milesor less. Free quote 1-888-393-9206 CAR TROUBLES? 100% of COVERED Repairs PAID 130,000 Miles or Less 24hr Roadside Assistance/Towing Coverage Rental Car Reimbursement Free Quote 888364-1669 STOP PAYING the Mechanic!130,000 Miles or Less? 100% Covered Repairs PAID! Roadside Assistance, Rental Cars, Towing, etc! Protection as low as $1/ day* Free Quote 888-364-1680
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28FT. 5TH Wheel 1974 Shasta Camper. Good Rubber. Near Vergennes, Vt. $499. 518-597-3913.
2008 CAN-AM SPYDER-990 , Red/ Black, 9515 miles, $12,500 OBO. 518962-2376 after 5pm.
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HOME FOR RENT BRANT LAKE, 2-3 bedroom, year round cottage, nice beach area, $850 518-494-2519
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Peaceful Valley Townhouses Now Renting 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Homes Affordable townhouses for rent in North Creek. Washer & Dryer hook-ups, decks & storage units. Lawn maintenance & snow removal provided. Rental rates are based on Warren County median family incomes and do not include utilities. Applications available at: Bergman Real Estate, 3259 State Rte 28, North Creek or call 518-251-2122 for more information.
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Adirondack Journal, a Denton Publication. Denton Publications produces eight community weekly publications in northern New York state and Ve...