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By Thom Randall WARRENSBURG — Minutes befor e the votes wer e counted Tuesday, Oct. 18 in the Warrensburg School District election, Diane Angell was on edge. She’d never before won a campaign for an elected office. Decades ago, she’d run for high school class pr esident, but lost the race. A moment after the votes were tallied by school of ficials, Angell exhaled and smiled. She won a seat on the W arrensburg Central Boar d of Board of Education, defeating Patrick Powers of W arrensburg by a vote of 338 to 213. CONTINUED ON PAGE 14

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Blair Davies takes an emergency call Oct. 12 at Warren County's dispatch center, which handles police, fire and ambulance calls. County leaders are considering suing the state to force them to distribute the proceeds of the 911 surcharge — that’s collected through cell phone bills — back to the counties for dispatch operations, as was originally intended. Photo by Thom Randall

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Men’s VFW plans spaghetti meal WARRENSBURG — The Men’s Auxiliary to the Haskell Brothers VFW Post is holding a spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 22 at the post home just north of New Way Lunch on Main St. All are invited to attend. The dinner portions include gener ous servings of spaghetti and meatballs, along with salad and garlic bread, for $5 per serving. Good socializing will undoubtedly also be featured.

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WARRENSBURG — The W arrensburgh Historical Society’s new calendar for 2012 is now available. Entitled, “A Look at W arrensburgh in 1912,” the calendar contains

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news items and accompanying photos fr om each month of 1912. News that year included a fish hatchery for Warrensburgh, a state road to Thurman, a bridge fir e, thr eatened elm trees and harness racing at the track at the local Fair Grounds. Also, two ladies got lost on Hackensack and Governor John A. Dix was the Guest of Honor at the W arren County Fair. As in the past, the calendar is the work of longtime Society member John T . Hastings.

It is mailed free to all Society members and is available for pur chase at the W arrensburgh Museum as well as at Richar ds Library, Jacobs & T oney, Nemec's and Glens Falls National Bank. The price is $8. Information on membership in the W arrensburgh Historical Society is available at the Warrensburgh Museum of Local History at 3754 Main Str eet, fr om the Society website,, or by calling 6232207.

Warrensburg Town Court Report Sept. 28 Judge Richard Nissen presiding • William J. Diamond, 44, of Meadowlark Lane in Warrensburg, was arraigned on a variety of char ges – including r esisting arrest — relating to an incident at 10:29 Sept. 11 at Meadowlark Lane in W arrensburg. Police said he pounded on the scr een door of a woman's home, and when a Warren County Sheriff's of ficer r esponded, Diamond shoved him with both hands, and wr estled with the officer on the ground until the officer squirted him with pepper spray . Police said he caused about $600 worth of damage to the door, prompting a third-degree Criminal Mischief char ge. He is also facing a charge of second-degree Harassment for his altercation with the officer. An order of protection was granted to the homeowner. • Raymond Westfall, 38, formerly of Warrensburg and now Queensbury , was arraigned on a charge of second-degree Aggravated Harassment based on incidents Sept. 22 and 23. Police said he sent many thr eatening text messages to a woman, including a message, “I'm hurting you any way I can.” • Tracey D. Cameron, 43, of Marble Quarry Road in W arrensburg was arraigned on several charges including the Misdemeanor of Resisting Arrest. Police said he ran away from police of ficers into the woods when they were trying to arr est him at 3:22 Sept. 12 on a variety of charg es, including seconddegree Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, Leaving the Scene of A Personal Injury Accident, and Failure to Yield Right-of-Way on

a right turn. • Matthew R. Walters, 29 of Beswick Drive in Warrensburg was arraigned on a Misdemeanor char ge of Endangering the W elfare of a Child and second-degr ee Harassment based on an incident Sept. 23. Police said he shoved his girlfriend while she was standing on an outdoor deck and she fell off it — and her three-year-old child was present. A three-month order of pr otection was granted to shield the woman fro m contact by Walters. • Philip R. Deloria, 41, of Robin Drive, Warrensburg was granted a one-year Conditional Discharge on a recent DWI conviction. He was assessed a fine and sur charge totaling $900 and ordered to have an ignition interlock installed in his vehicle — all stemming from a June 5 traffic stop. • Landlord Tracy Misata was granted a $3,000 judgement against David Barr ett of Warrensburg for back r ent and cleanup of the property she rented to him. Barrett failed to show up for the small-claims case. • Landlord Lenore Smith was granted permission to evict David Jary fr om his apartment on Main St. in Warrensburg. Smith was granted the judgement of $10,400 in back rent owed by Jary. • The cases of Jerry Thurston and David Kennison wer e adjourned to Oct. 26. The cases of Zachary Bills, Eric Braley, Eric Fagnano, Tito Montalvo and Darrell White were adjourned to Oct. 12. the case of Richard Fox was adjourned to Oct. 6. The case of Patrick Cobb was granted an open adjournment due to a case pending in another court.



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Warrensburg Santa seeks some help for the holidays nie and Theresa Shaw. The second year, she took over the r eins of the pr oject, and she’s been or ganizing it since with the help of many men and women in the area, Gonzales said. “The women do the work while the men sit and drink beer,” she quipped. WARRENSBURG — W ith a Santa statue Verna Baker Springer spoke about Gonzastanding as a silent sentry behind her , Gloles’ selfless dedication to serving others, esria “Bunny” Gonzales leaned over a table in timating she brightened the lives of 1,600 or her basement and pulled a sheet of festive more local children since the mid-1980s. wrapping paper around a boxed toy doll. She noted that Gonzales buys hats and For 25 years, she has devoted thousands of mittens — as well as toys — for each child hours year-round to Operation Reindeer — on her list. a program that distributes toys and food to Gonzales added that Flor ence LaPoint of children and their families at Christmas Warrensburg routinely donates a full school time. outfit for each child that’s on the Operation As she wrapped toys, she talked of how Reindeer roster. she now needs help, as some of her r ecords Springer said Gonzales obtains a turkey of past years’ distributions have been lost. for each family, as well as other fixings for a Gonzales is asking that any family that festive holiday dinner. was assisted thr ough Operation Reindeer She takes this charitable ef fort further , last year give her a call at her new phone Springer continued. number, 623-3424, preferably before 10 a.m. For every “latchkey” child, Gonzales or after 3 p.m. Folks that seek to donate items tucks a jar of peanut butter and maybe some or cash, or help out in other ways, ar e welSpaghetti-Os into the food basket, so the come to call, she said. young students can feed themselves when Last week, Gonzales and her friends r ethey are at home alone after school, Springer called how Operation Reindeer started a said. quarter-century ago in Junie’s Pub on “Bunny’s the most tender -hearted person Schroon River Road. I’ve ever met,” Springer said. The first year, Gonzales just helped out Ju-

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Warrensburg School boar d. Those who have not filled out their survey are asked to do so. The board is using these surveys to give them dir ection as it formulates the 2012-2013 school district budget. A student survey is being developed to get the students’ input on what programs they feel should be retained or improved upon as the board is preparing the 2012 budget. School district officials said that Warrensburg Central was The second annual ‘Run for Your Life!’ charity footrace classified by the State as a “School in Need of Impr ovement” held in Warrensburg Saturday, Oct. 8 was a success, race or- due to low scores on state exams, particularly re garding stuganizers said this week. dents with disabilities in grade levels 3 through 8. ElemenIn the event, 52 enthusiastic runners and walkers partictary Principal Amy Langworthy stated that although the stuipated in the event, held to benefit High Peaks Hospice & dents performed well on the math section of the exams, they Palliative Care, Inc. scored low in reading comprehension. Warrensburg resident Robert Hemsing, 29, won the race The high school’s open house is to be held Nov . 2 at the with a time of 22 minutes, 15 seconds. For his performance, school from 6 to 7:15 p.m., followed by a performance of the he received an overnight stay for two at the Queensbury Ho- Lake George Community Band at 7:30 p.m. tel. Several race participants hailed fr om distant places — as far away as Houston, Texas, Connecticut and Dover, Del. Water meters have now been installed in most businesses, — but the hometown contingent placed well in the standWarrensburg Town officials announced at their Oct. 12 meetings. ing. Other top finishers were as follows: The town will be flushing the fir e hydrants from Oct. 17 Under 18 Male: John Kelly of Warrensburg; Under 18 Fethrough Oct. 28, and motorists are reminded to exercise caumale: Alice Miller of Dover, Del.; Male 19-40 T ravis Cayea, tion on behalf of workers who are conducting the chores on of Cadyville; Female 19-40 Roberta Carruthers, of Warrensburg; Male 41-60 Randy Boyce of Oakfield; Female 41-60 Pa- roadside through town. With the rainy weather , homeowners who ar e pumping tricia Monahan of W arrensburg; Male 60+ Mark Sager of out their basements ar e urged not to let their sump pumps Kattskill Bay; and Female 60+ Dottie Langworthy of W ardischarge water into the sanitary sewer system. rensburg. It was announced that the town board is now developing discounted rates for r esidents who do not use the water or A group of local citizens from the Warrensburgh Historisewer for part of the year and who do not disconnect fr om cal Society, town Beautification Committee and various the facilities while their homes are not in use. Board memchurches joined local government officials Oct. 11 to discuss bers said they realize there are many residents who are here plans for the upcoming W arrensburgh Bicentennial, occurduring the summer only. ring in 2013. It was also announced that Warrensburg High School stuThe date of the Bicentennial of the town’s formation is Feb dent Teresa Acuna is working on a Girl Scout Gold Award 12, 2013, and activities are planned to occur all year long. project in which she will inventory the graves of veterans The committee brainstormed, and many ideas emer ged buried in local cemeteries. from the discussion. Sandi Parisi is composing a book about A sum of $1,820 in occupancy tax r eceipts was awar ded Warrensburgh, to focus on 200 people and 200 events over by the town boar d to the W arrensburgh Historical Society 200 years. for advertising purposes. The suggestions for activities included er sidents planting A fir e inspection was conducted on the Senior Citizens yellow and blue flowers to adorn the town as it celebrates building on Main St. and it was determined that fire extinit's history. Also, churches are encouraged to plan events to guishers and some exit lights will have to be pur chased to coincide with the Bicentennial. bring the building up to code. Those who would like to be involved in the planning Work continues on pr eparing a grant application for the process are urged to contact Sandi Parisi at 623-2207. Watch Floyd Bennett Memorial Bandstand r estoration pr oject, this column for future meeting dates. town officials noted. Alan Smith was named as an alternate to the Board of assessment review. At the Oct. 11 Warrensburg Central School Board meeting, the board decided to allocate $14,000 for the removal of one of the two trailers used as classr ooms at the elementary The annual Halloween parade will take place Sunday , Oct. school. The sum includes asbestos testing on the str ucture. 31 with costumed marchers gathering at 4 p.m. in the W arThe board also decided to pay for the r emoval the asbestos rensburg Health Center parking lot and mar ching through in the r emaining trailer classr oom, with the amount not to town. The parade will pr oceed up Main St. to Stewart Farexceed $20,000. The low bid to mere ly remove the classroom rar Ave., then down Elm St., and conclude in the W arrenswas $5,800. burg Elementary School Gymnasium, wher e costumes will be judged and r efreshments will be available. 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’ll never understand the art of fundraising or the skill of some individuals to successfully solicit donations. Take the many non-profit organizations that give you something for a specified donation amount—like a public T.V. station giving you a gift of a Michael Bernard Beckwith motivational DVD for your money pledge. Many years ago I donated a few dollars to a small, Catholic school in New Mexico. It was doing God’s work by helping provide an education and moral training to young Native American members of the church. I was happy to mail a check for a few dollars to show my support. I hoped my few bucks would at least cover the costs of the mailing appeal (targeted at me) with a little extra for the kids. In the coming months I received more mailings from the school: Pens, notepads, calendars, lapel pins, plastic glow-in-thedark crosses, prayer cards, personalized return address labels, and feathered medicine wheel wind chimes. Aside from the fact that all of this stuff was manufactured in China, not by the school children, I wondered why it was necessary to send me “free gifts” in the first place? Included with these free gifts were words of thanks and appeals to send more money. Of course I have no problem sending the school a few dollars a few times a year to help with its good works, but now I have a top desk drawer at home stuffed with “free gifts.” I have been handing out Pueblo notepads and wind chimes to friends while I place the prayer cards and the plastic glow-in-the-dark crosses in a small basket at the entrance of a local church. The local church, recognizing the same bounty of “free gifts” received by its parishioners donating to various church charities—yes, even my favorite Indian school—has a basket for churchgoers in which to clean out their desk drawers. In the little basket you’ll find unblessed rosaries, holy cards with pictures of saints, mini prayer books and yes, even a few of those plastic glow-in-the-dark crosses. Why is it that fundraisers feel folks won’t donate money if they don’t receive

something in return? Shouldn’t charity be a one-way street? Maybe charity does involve a little selfishness now and then—like the fact that giving something to those in need can make the giver feel good, even useful. But if giving is predicated only by what the giver receives, then I think we’ve missed the point. I don’t fault the Indian school for mailing me trinket wind chimes and ultra-thin notepads, but I do wonder why its fundraisers spend the school’s hard-to-find money for such manipulative trinkets? I know somewhere scientific data exists that shows that people are more likely to donate money to a non-profit organization or cause if they get something in return. But I’d like to believe that, perhaps naively, this just isn’t so—that people like me actually donate money or volunteer time for the simple joy of giving and sharing personal bounty with others. Even the idea that some donations to charities are tax deductible appears to turn the entire process into something like a tawdry business transaction. Perhaps this kind of reciprocity was always the foundation of charitable giving? Psychologists Anthony Pratkanis and Elliot Aronson, in their book titled “The Age of Propaganda: Everyday Use and Abuse of Persuasion,” write that “the norm of reciprocity is successful as a persuasion device because it directs our thoughts and carries its own motivation to act on those thoughts. We are directed to think ‘How can I repay my obligation?’ as opposed to ‘Is this a good deal?’ Our primary motivation is to avoid the uneasy feeling that comes from transgressing the norm.” So my obligation is to repay the receipt of notepads and glow-in-the-dark crosses? Admitting that Pratkanis and Aronson are likely correct in their assessment of the underlying motivations of reciprocity, it still doesn’t scratch the surface of why I personally feel good about sending a small Indian school in New Mexico a few dollars more. Lou Varricchio, editor of The Addison Eagle and Green Mountain Outlook


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October 22, 2011

•100 Years Ago – Oct. 1911• Update - infanticide at Mineville In the 30 years this column has been r unning, the story that has received the most attention ever was in the May 7 and 14, 201 1 editions of the Adirondack Journal. It told of the headless bodies of two babies, girls about seven months old and thought to be twins, who were found hidden May 5, 1911. The two babies wer e discover ed near a stump by several boys playing ball at the mouth of the abandoned Old Bed mine at Mineville which had been deserted for many years. A boy whose last name was Sharr ow said that the bodies were carefully and neatly sewed up in a cloth sack. Dr. R.T. Saville, who lived close by, was of the opinion that the children had been dead for about thr ee weeks befor e they wer e found. Their heads could not be located although a thor ough sear ch was made in the area wher e the bodies wer e found. An inquest was held by Coroner Marshall and no verdict was r eturned. Police sear ched desperately in an ef fort to solve these heinous murders and a vague reference in the newspaper was made that ther e was suspicion that pointed str ongly to a woman as the guilty person and that they believed that the mystery would soon be solved. I could find no further reference to the case in later issues of the Warrensburgh News. I enlisted the help of Barbara Whitfor d at the Richards Library who is skilled at computer research. She found no information in other Adirondack newspapers that the case had ever been solved, but she uncovere d additional interesting pieces to the puzzle. Within a short time after the discovery of the decapitated Mineville girls, the bodies of two other infant childr en wer e found in Northern New York, one in a suitcase near Plattsburgh which had evidently been

thrown fr om a train and another near Port Henry, less than a week old, that had been cast up on the shore of Lake Champlain. No clues were ever found to help solve these inhuman crimes and to bring the perpetrator to justice. It is an unsolved case lost in the mists of time, not unlike that of Jack the Ripper, with all the people involved dead and gone and many untold secr ets buried along with them. I’d like to hear from anyone that has any further information.

Old Bed mine comes alive

An inter esting side story to the mur ders involves the spooky Old Bed mine, a dark and dangerous place. It was just a little over four years after the bodies were found there that the old open pit mine came alive at 3 a.m. on a T uesday in September 1915. Because no one was around at that time in the morning probably saved a lot of lives as the earth shook and the entir e west bank and a portion of the south side, comprising many thousands of tons of r ock and dirt slid of f into the bottom of the mine. Through this great tremor, the Port Henry Iron Ore Company’s stone hoisting house on the south side of the mine sagged at least six inches on one end and was on the ver ge of sinking into the mine. The building used by Witherbee, Sherman & Co. for making concrete blocks had slid within a few feet of the yawning opening and was in danger of destruction. The highway along the south side of the mine was carried away and railway tracks were twisted and moved which would later have to be replaced. Cracks appear ed in the earth near the mine and small slides began to occur. When the big cave-in originally happened the four inmates of the mine hospital, located near the mine, wer e greatly frightened and wer e removed to another building, but the hospital did r emain standing. All the horses and

wagons in the company barn wer e taken to a place of safety and it was believed that the barn would have to be later moved to secure new site. Another new large crack appeared on the surface and bystanders had no doubt that the worst was yet to come. It is her e that the story closes. Now, about 100 years later , that crack in time and space is closed, leaving us wondering at the secrets that were lost there.

Carrie Doring rests in peace

In the July 9 issue of theAdirondack Journal, I wr ote about the death of Carrie Doring, the much-beloved servant of Mrs. John L. Russell, whose summer home in Warrensburgh, built by her husband after 1866, was Bonnie Brae Villa. It was located behind the present day U.S. Post Of fice until it burned March 13, 1980. The barn, which once housed John L. Russell’s magnificent show horses, is still standing. Before Captain John L. Russell bought it after he came back from the Civil W ar, it was a small farm house owned by J.R. Berry and Russell r ebuilt it into a Queen Anne style mansion, the new kitchen ar ea being the original str ucture. Starting in 1934 the house was r enamed “Chalet Swiss” when it was owned by Hilda and Willie Muller. The Warrensburgh News once described the house as “Bonnie Brae, with its impr essive backgr ound of mountains, tr ees, massive lawn, curving driveway , bell tower , fountain and carriage and car port, sporting five fir eplaces, r ound windows, elegant barns and expansive gr ounds, the Bonnie Brae was a study in local historical architecture.” It was a dark day in W arrensburgh history when 60 or so fir efighters fr om thr ee companies battled the blaze which razed the building at 203 Main Str eet, noted for its large bell tower marked with the letter “R.” for Russell. I was there when that bell tower crashed to the

Chester gallery to feature spinners, weavers CHESTERTOWN — A wool spinning and weaving demonstration by Donna Adams and the Ser endipity Spinners will be of fered Satur day, Oct. 22, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Art in Chestertown Gallery, 6378 state Rte. 9. All are invited to attend and watch Adams demonstrate the art of making wool into decorative fabric on her loom. The Ser endipity Spinners will use spinning wheels to cr eate the threads for the loom using a variety of wools. There will also be a number of finished items and dyed wool on display. The public is encouraged to ask questions while they work. For 20 years, the Ser endipity Spinners, a gr oup of fiber artists, have been convening every several weeks from all over the Adirondacks. Using drop spindles as well as spinning wheels, they process and spin a variety of natural fibers and animal hair . In addition to spinning, members ar e felters, weavers, knitters, cr ocheters, During a demonstration at the Art in Chester Gallery, a fiber artist of the Serendipity Spinners lace makers and fiber dyers. twists wool to be woven into a natural decorative fabric. The Serendipity Spinners are returnFor information on the Art in ing to the Gallery Oct. 22 for another public demonstration. Chester Gallery event, call 803-4034. Photo provided

Letters to the Editor Bentley is the man for Horicon

Adirondack Journal - 7 ground in a mass of flames. Miss Doring, 70, who died of heart tr ouble, was buried on the Russell lot in the W arrensburgh Cemetery. In the July 9 article, I wrote that she did not have a gravestone, because there was none listed in a grave inventory. About a month ago, however, I indeed found her grave on the corner of the Russell lot at the cemetery under a neat little stone simply engraved “Carrie.” Later, I r eceived a letter , fr om Jane Gale who suffered a bad fall and a badly sprained wrist, and now lives in a nursing home in Cohoes. The family originally lived in Troy. I recognized her name as I had seen it many times conducting r esearch on the Russell family. She is the gr eat-granddaughter of John and Mary Russell, and the granddaughter of their daughter, Mary RussellArchibald and the daughter of Mary Louise Archibald Gale. I have Jane’s birth announcement in my Russell scrapbook. The heading says, “A Little Gale “ and states that she was born Sept. 28, 1926 to Mrs. Alfred Warren Gale at the Brady Maternity Hospital in Troy. Jane Gale wrote that When she was a child, her grandmother Mary Russell Archibald who lived in New York City visited her parents in T roy during July , and the thr ee of them would drive up to W arrensburgh to put flowers on the graves, including Carrie’s. After placing flowers for the family , Jane Gale’s grandmother would say , “now let’s put flowers on Carrie’s grave.” Jane Gale’s mother, John L. Russell’s granddaughter, often shar ed her r ecollections of visiting and talking with Carrie in the kitchen when she visited her grandparents. I am honor ed to have hear d fr om Jane Gale, a member of a gr eat family whose ancestors are buried in our local cemetery. Carrie Doring was a domestic servant for the Russell family for 33 years — and she is now listed in the cemetery roster at the Richards Library, as I did it myself. Readers ar e welcome to contact Adir ondack Journal corr espondent Jean Hadden at or 623-2210.

Prohibition talk planned

CHESTERTOWN — On Wednesday, Oct. 26, an illustrated DVD presentation of the Prohibition Era and the impact on our area is set for at the Chester Municipal Center meeting room, Rt. 9, Chestertown. The 7 p.m. presentation will be conducted by George Wertime. Appearing and reminiscing on this DVD are old friends and local people, such as Forr est Jones, John W ertime, George Rohrwasser, Mike Shaw and others sharing stories about Prohibition in our locale. All are invited to attend and enjoy r emembrances of the past era. The pr ogram is sponsored by the Historical Society of the Town of Chester.

Landowner rights group sets conference

STONY CREEK — The Pr operty Rights Foundation of America, a nationwide advocacy or ganization based in Stony Creek, is holding its 15th annual conference on Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Century House in Latham. The public is invited to attend. The conference focuses on government policies and how they affect the future of both rural and urban communities. Speakers will be of fering presentations on wolf r ecovery, eminent domain and envir onmental r egulation, and how they’ve harmed agriculture, traditional lifestyles, and compromised both r ural and urban ways of life. The impact of exploiting ener gy r esources such as Mar cellus shale and wind energy will also be explored. A round-table discussion of landowners rights involving the audience is to conclude the convention. Registration, which includes a light breakfast buffet and a luncheon buffet, is $25 in advance, or $35 at the door . For details, contact Property Rights Foundation at, call 696-5748, or see:

Despite rumors to the contrary, Bob is not pushing a "pave over the park" agenda. However, this Town, all its residents To the Adirondack Journal: and the tax base could stand sustainable gr owth: small Under the leadership of Horicon T own Supervisor Ralph shops, pr ofessional of fices, af fordable housing, per haps a Bentley, he has taken the town fr om an unsafe, floor heavbed and breakfast. We need to keep our young from leaving ing, out-dated old town hall, to a modern, ef ficient new town town and keep our seniors in their own homes, giving all hall. He has also led and played a major r ole in developing some form of recreation and employment. the new and ef ficient much-needed high-technology highAnd if we are to draw visitors to our community, it would way garage for the town. Residents should be extr emely be nice for them to have a place to stay a night or two, and proud because this building is second to none. These ar e two something to do while they are here. very high-dollar accomplishments — and yet he still manAs event coordinator for Horicon Day 2011, I had the privaged to keep taxes down. ilege of working with Bob Olson in putting together what To the Adirondack Journal: There was a lapse of time when town Highway Superinmost would say was a successful and entertaining event. DeFellow Democrats: Each time a local election year r olls tendent Gerald Granger left off ice and his replacement, Paul spite other comments to the contrary, this event was paid for around, we Democrats ar e left out of the primary pr ocess, Smith started in the post. During this time, Ralph Bentley with the use of bed tax monies received from Warren Counand town councilman Frank Hill stepped up and were at the and seldom do we, or any other voter , r egardless of party, ty. get a choice of candidates in the general election. This is not highway department every morning with work instru ctions, Horicon needs a zoning code that is enfor ced fairly and but not once did I see Bob Olson, Bentley’s challenger in this even a “one party” system; it is virtually an autocracy. uniformly. Also, we need a whole lot less half-tr uths, innuWhile I stand firmly behind my Democratic principles, I election. endos and divisive statements and actions, and lots mor e opam delighted that this year we all get a choice as to who will First of all, I am proud to be the foreman and a town emtimism about what the future holds for Horicon. We have a T ployee and thankful for my job. Over the years I've been in- be our local leaders, and my choice is Bob Olson for theown beautiful town, great people, and I believe Bob is the man to volved in several labor contract negotiations. Ralph Bentley Supervisor position. lead us into the futur e with that needed optimism and I have known Bob, Jean and family for some 40-odd years. and most of the town board members have negotiated with thoughtfulness about what will enhance our town. I worked with Bob on the original Master Plan for respect and class, win or lose. W e the employees knew in Bob needs our help. Together we can do better, much betwinter we probably wouldn't be home for most holidays and Zoning/Planning. To be sure, Bob and I don't always agr ee ter! Please look for Bob's name on both the Republican and on party ideologies on the national level. However, I know have to work endless hours, sometimes working 30 plus "Do Better" party lines. Bob wants what is best for the Town of Horicon, as do I. hours before getting home. Yes, we do get paid for the time Maureen E. Wilson we work. But when negotiating with Bob Olson for a raise he told me if I wanted more money, to put my wife to work. Real classy, Bob. No, I'm not a good old boy — I guess I have only lived here for 23 years. During the last four years as for eman I have dealt with Ralph Bentley on many highway issues. One thing I can tell you for sure is all residents were treated equal and fair. Jack Ellis Baker Horicon

Olson has skills, optimism needed in Horicon

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blocks, water, and wear comfortable clothes. There will be a few blocks available for those who do not have any. Session 2 of Power Yoga will be held on Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 14, 21, 28.

Saratoga firms to hold benefit for Bolton-based Conservancy

Yoga classes set in Bolton The Recr eation Department has announced their fall schedule, and it includes yoga sessions for local citizens’ wellness maintenance. Chair Yoga Session 1 will be off ered at 10:30 a.m. on Mondays Oct. 24, 31, Nov. 7, 14 and 21 in the Bolton T own Hall meeting room. the cost is $5 per class, and walk-ins are welcome. No equipment is necessary. Chair yoga of fers various exer cises and postur es, sitting and standing, with a chair. Yoga postures are modified to fit one needs — allowing people of any age, or physical ability to increase flexibility, strength, and balance. The practice also includes breath work, the pace of life, and reduction of stress. Session 2 will be held on Mondays Nov . 28, Dec. 5, 12, 19 and 26. Power Yoga Session 1 will be off ered at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays. on Oct. 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16, and 23 at the Bolton Conservation Center. The cost is $40 for all five classes or $10 for drop-ins. Power yoga focuses on str ength and flexibility with more intense, flowing movements, and will most likely appeal to people who are already quite fit, enjoy exercising, and want a minimal amount of chanting. Bring a mat,

October 22, 2011 The Conservancy is a not-for -profit land tr ust working to conserve lands in the Lake George watershed. LGLC currently manages seven preserves with nearly 20 miles of hiking trails open to the public year-round.

Bolton Seniors’ upcoming events

• Wednesday, Oct. 26 — Bowling, 10 a.m. at Spar etime Lanes, Lake George. All are welcome. Two Saratoga businesses, Stockade Imports and the Cur• Wednesday, Nov. 2 — Business meeting, 10:30 a.m. at tain Exchange, ar e hosting a Fall W ine and Cheese Social Bolton Senior Center . Lunch follows at mealsite. Call 644from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23 to kick of f a two-month 2368 to reserve your meal. fundraiser benefiting the Lake Geor ge Land Conservancy • Tuesday, Nov. 8 — Trip to Saratoga Racino. Call Pat Merbased in Bolton. The event is to be held at Stockade Imports, chant at 644-9359 for more information. 543 Broadway, Saratoga Springs. • Wednesday, Nov. 9 — Movie, 10:30 a.m. at Bolton SenStockade owner Deborah Barthold and her daughter ior Center. Catherine Remillard, proprietor of the Curtain Exchange, ar e • Wednesday, Nov. 16 — Bingo session, 10:30 a.m. at Sendonating a portion of their receipts on sales between Oct. 23 ior Center. Submarine sandwiches for lunch at 12:00. Surand Dec. 23 to the Lake Geor ge Land Conservancy , if the prise dessert! Conservancy is mentioned at the time of sale. • Nov. 23 through Nov. 29 — Holiday Week: no activities. The Fall Social, a fr ee event, includes a champagne toast • Wednesday, Nov. 30 — Bowling, 10 a.m. at Spar etime at 5 p.m. and entertainment by the Saratoga Acoustic Blues Lanes, Lake George. Lunch follows at Chinatown. Society/Resonator Trio. Reservations are requested — con• Sunday, Dec. 4 — Holiday Party, 2 p.m. at Fr ederick’s tact Cornelia Wells at 644-9673 or email Restaurant. Stockade Imports sells hand-woven and Oriental carpets • Tuesday, Dec. 6 — Holiday Trip to Albany includes mall and rugs, while the Curtain Exchange offers full-length curshopping at Colonie Center and viewing the W ashington tains. Together, the mother and daughter team offers a wide Park holiday light show. range of free interior design and decorating services. All Bolton r esidents 50 years of age or older , are eligible Conservancy of ficials said this week they wer e pleased for membership in the Bolton Seniors organization. with the fundraiser offer by the two women

Prospect Mt. open until Oct. 23 LAKE GEORGE — Prospect Mountain Veterans Memorial Parkway will remain open through Sunday, Oct. 23, according to the NewYork State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). “Due to the warm weather and the extended foliage season it makes sense to allow people to enjoy the sights and activities the mountain is known for,” said DEC Regional Director Betsy Lowe. The 5.5-mile parkway has thr ee separate overlooks — The Narrows, Lake Geor ge and Eagle’s Eye — fr om which to enjoy the scenery of the Adirondack Mountains and Lake Geor ge. A shuttle runs from the parking lot at the end of the parkway to the 2,030-foot summit of Prospect Mountain. A self-guided nature trail, the remains of the world’s largest cable railroad and picnic facilities can also be enjoyed by visitors. A 1.5mile hiking trail connects the V illage of Lake George to the summit of the mountain. The parkway was scheduled to close Oct. 16. Due to continued warm weather, the amount of colorful foliage re maining on trees and the request of tourism officials the parkway will be open for an additional weekend. Access to the Prospect Mountain Veterans Memorial Parkway costs $10 for a car, $4 for a motorcycle and $50 for a commercial bus.

Members of Over the Edge quilting group work on their knitting, quilting and crochet work on a recent Wednesday in the basement of the Warrensburg Presbyterian Church. For 30 years, a core group of women from Northern Warren County have met weekly to create quilts and lap robes for veterans as well as hats and blankets for newborns, as well as handmade items for the needy. Photo by Thom Randall


Fifteenth Annual National Conference on Private Property Rights A Gathering of Grassroots Leaders and Experts from across New York and North America

~Protect Freedom & A Way of Life ~

Community Survival & Prosperity in Rural & Urban America

Century House HOTEL, RESTAURANT, CONFERENCE CENTER 997 New Loudon Road, Route 9, Latham, NY 12110 Saturday, October 29, 2011 • 8:00 am – 5:00 p.m. WILL GRAVES, author and international expert, will present the KeynoteAddress on “What the U.S. Can Learn from Russian Wolves.” An avid hunter, fisherman, and sportsman since his youth, Will Graves, who lives in Millersville, Maryland, started his research on American wolves in 1965. After many years of research in the U.S. and using his linguistic skills in Russia, he completed his book WOLVES IN RUSSIA and is now working on a second book on the same topic. Restoration of large populations of wolves, with its harsh toll on western communities, agriculture, and wildlife (especially the elk population), is a prized goal of radical environmentalists’ plan to return the Adirondack region and other eastern areas to uninhabited pristine nature. ELIZABETH NICKSON, writer and international journalist, who lives on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, will deliver the Morning Address. As restrictions, expenses and delays mounted when she was forced to subdivide her 30-acre forest, she started asking questions about where these ideas originated, and what their effects have been in places not quite as glamorous and trivial as Salt Spring Island. The result was A Soft Place to Fall: How the Environmental Movement Broke the Rural Economy, Drove 50 Million People from their Lands and Collapsed Biodiversity to be published by Harper Collins US. EMINENT DOMAIN: Robert LoScalzo, Joseph Ardizzone, & Irene Prestigiacomo, Willets Point United, Willets Point, Queens County, N.Y., will address “Willets Point--A Unique Community Stands Against the City of New York.” The Afternoon Panel will demystify issues related to “Environmentally Sound Energy for the Future. MIKE MILLER, P.E., Petroleum Engineer, Sr. Vice President, Oil & Gas Div., Marshall Miller and Associates, Kingsport, Tennessee, will speak on “Pros and Cons of Marcellus Shale.” JONATHAN P. KNAUTH,P.E., engineering management consultant, of Sauquoit, N.Y., will address “Wind Energy Facts.” MICHAELHARDIMAN, President, Hardiman Consulting, Washington, D.C., will deliver “Land Rights: The View from Washington, D.C.” after a round table including additional experts and the audience. For further information, contact Property Rights Foundation of America, Inc. P. O. Box 75, Stony Creek, NY 12878 -- (518) 696-5748,


Registration: $25.00 in advance, or $35.00 at the door

October 22, 2011

ARC to hold Fall Gala at Sagamore BOLTON LANDING — W arren Washington ARC is pr esenting its first annual Fall Gala fundraiser at the Sagamor e Resort on Oct. 29 from 5:30 to 11 p.m. The gala begins with cocktails, including donated fine wines. The event featur es a three-course dinner , an auction and entertainment by the nationally-noted band, Flame, a gr oup of musicians with developmental and physical disabilities. The event’s auction features an array of offerings including a week’s stay at a lakeside cabin, and a basketball autographed by Jimmer Fr edette. A raf fle is to be held for two tickets to the 2012 PGAMasters competition, complete with private jet transportation. Also, more than $1,000 in wine has been donated to the event’s auction, including Dreaming Tree Wines created specifically for Dave Matthews. The event concludes with a chocolate competition featuring local restaurants and confectioners, including Barkeater Chocolates,


Blackwatch Steakhouse, the Lake Geor ge Baking Company, The Sagamor e, and culinary students of SUNY Adirondack. Funds raised fr om the event go towar ds programs of ARC, a local nonpr ofit agency serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Tickets for the event ar e $150 per person. Overnight accommodations ar e available at a discounted rate thr ough The Sagamor e. For details, contact Mary Ellen Zebrowski at 615-9794 or, or see:

ited.. The tickets are available at the door, or from any band member. Trolley service will be available to and from parking ar eas. See details at: or find the group on Facebook.

Taxpayer group sets forum

LAKE GEORGE — An informational Open House concerning the Lake Geor ge School District budget and local taxes will be held at 7 p.m. W ednesday, Oct. 26 at the Lake George Forum on Canada St. The event is planned by the local advocacy gr oup LGHALT — Lake Geor gers HelpLAKE GEORGE — Show tunes will be ing Achieve Lower Taxes. Group representative John Kearney said the gr oup’s mission featured as the Lake Geor ge Community is to lobby for the best education possible Band of fers the fr ee concert “Gershwin on while minimizing taxes. Broadway” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday , Oct. 23 in “LGHALT continues to advocate for the Lake George High School auditorium. greater transpar ency and accountability in Guest vocalist is Gisella Montanez-Case, government in general, and in the Lake and Ray Alexander accompanies on piano. The event is sponsored in part by the Vil- George School Board in particular,” Kearney lage of Lake George. The event is free, but it said. “Taxpayers, all of us, have a common takes a ticket to gain access, as seating is lim- interest in gr eater school district ef ficiency with our dwindling tax dollars.”

L.G. band concert set for Sunday

Bolton/Lake George - Adirondack Journal - 9 All Lake George area residents are invited to this meeting, which is to include a fiveminute video clip as well as a question-andanswer session. Light meals will be also available fr om The For um’s cafeteria. For details, see:

Local produce, local restaurants

LAKE GEORGE — A gathering of farmers and chefs discussing how to boost locally grown foods in ar ea restaurants will be occurring 10 a.m. to noon Monday , Oct. 24 — national Food Day — at Farmhouse Restaurant. The eatery is located at oTp o’ the World Golf Resort, 441 Lockhart Mountain Road. The public is welcome to join host Kimberly Feeney, Adirondack Harvest r epresentatives and other farmers and chefs fr om Hamilton, Warren, Washington and Saratoga counties discussion of sustainable agriculture’s relationship to local restaurants. For details or to make a r eservation, contact T eresa Whalen at or 466-5497, or: Kimberly Feeney , at 668-3000 kim@


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October 22, 2011

Protesters rally for jobs, decry gap between rich and poor By Thom Randall

the cr owd. The gap between the rich and the poor is nine times greater than in the 1970s, she continued. Pumping up the cr owd, Weber said that right-wing policies were harming the area’s economy, as well as in the naGLENS FALLS — With pr otesters rallied behind her tion’s hard-hit cities. shouting “Jobs, Not Cuts,” Nancy Newbern stood beside “The laid-off and unemployed can’t gr ow our economy,” Glen St., holding a sign that read: “Support Us Hard Workshe said, voicing support for a strong jobs bill. “We need to ers — Tax the Wealthy.” More than two years ago, cutbacks at the Glens Falls Post- end corporate bailouts — these failed policies have hit Glens Falls — all our businesses have been suffering.” Star newspaper r esulted in the elimination of her job as an Neal Herr listened to Weber ’s pleas. editorial receptionist, she said. “The nation isn’t broke, it’s just misled,” he said. Newbern went back to college soon after to further her edMike Parwana of Lake Luzerne pr otested that the public ucation, but she’s been unable to secure a job despite applywas duped into ditching pensions for 401k plans that pluming for dozens of positions. meted in value; and that top CEOs, re gardless of the billions “I was devastated to lose my job,’ she said, blaming the of wealth they destr oyed, wer e paid millions of dollars in banks and big corporations for manipulating the economy and creating the financial crisis. “I’ve run out of unemploy- bonuses despite their incompetence. Rally or ganizer Joe Seemen took his turn behind the ment benefits and spent down my savings — I’m sunk.” group’s bullhorn and stood behind a caricature of Chris GibNewbern was among several dozen local people demonson: a car dboard cutout of his face stuck in a stuf fed dumstrating outside U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson’s Glen Street office, my garbed in a business suit and adorned with signs sugprotesting government cutbacks and right-wing policies gesting Gibson is aligned with corporations, not citizens they said are fattening the wallets of the rich while squeezstruggling with the economic slump. ing the poor. “Chris Gibson, you’ve been standing up for W all Str eet, The Oct. 4 pr otest was held in sympathy of the ongoing billionaires, insurance companies, and military contracOccupy Wall Street rallies being held nationwide. As Newbern was waving her sign for passing motorists to tors,” he barked. “We need you to represent Main Street, the read, Susan W eber of Kattskill Bay pr oclaimed to the pr o- middle class and poor people.” Inside Gibson’s office, the Congressman’s local representesters that failed government policies and corporate collutative, Mark Westcott, watched the pr otests and listened to sion were making the rich wealthier — and the poor incr easchants of “People Over Profits.” ingly desperate. “We welcome the pr otesters — this is part of the demo“The wealthiest 1 percent in the nation own 90 percent of cratic pr ocess,” he said, r eferring policy questions to the nation’s wealth, yet the bottom 80 per cent own only 7 percent of the wealth — and that is wrong,” Weber yelled to Stephanie Valle, who works for Gibson in Washington, D.C. “It’s encouraging to have this type of public dialogue.” Rachael Shafer of Chestertown stood just outside the office window, wearing Mardi Gras glasses, a grin and a sign that read: “Freedom is Not Equal to ‘Greedom.’”

“Government cuts take dollars out of cir culation,” she said. “We’ve had 30 years of tax cuts to Wall Street, and that represents wealth that goes directly to the rich, and not the people who need it.” Seemen drowned out her voice with his pro tests amplified through the bullhorn. “Chris Gibson, we want you to stand up and put America back to work,” he said. In a phone call fro m Washington, D.C., Valle said later that Gibson was taking every effort to do so. She said he’d voted for public infrastr ucture development, and lobbied to close tax loopholes for the wealthy , while lowering tax rates for all — to boost the economy and eate cr jobs. “Chris is working to make the tax rate more equitable, to ensure that corporations pay their fair shar e, and to make our economy more competitive in the global marketplace,” she said. She continued that a r ecent analysis of Gibson’s voting patterns show’s he’s not strictly aligned with the right wing or Republicans, but he was one of the thr ee Congressional representatives ranked as voting the most independently. “Chris spends a lot of time research, and votes for what’s best for his constituents,” she said.

Exhibit opens in Chester gallery CHESTERTOWN — An artists’ reception for a new fall exhibit in the Art in Chestertown gallery is planned for 6 to 8 p.m. Friday , Oct. 21. The gallery is located at 6378 state Rte. 9. The show continues through Nov. 19, and the gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays thr ough Sundays. The exhibit includes a selection of art masks and diverse works from local artists and artisans. North Country Arts Center is a non-pr ofit organization dedicated to supporting the arts and emerging local artists. For information, call Holman at 803-4034.

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Pug Party prevails despite dreary forecasts By Thom Randall CHESTERTOWN — Considering the activity last weekend at Dynamite Hill, pug owners apparently adore their canine pets. Many dozens of pug owners and enthusiasts from all over northeastern U.S. ignored dismal weather forecasts and turned out for the 12th annual Halloween Pug Parade & Party held Sunday, Oct. 16 at Dynamite Hill. Those attending not only participated in various casual contests and dre ssed their pet pugs up in costumes for a parade, but they spent time socializing, swapping tales and tips about their beloved diminutive dogs. The event, which dr ew several hundr ed people and their pets, included vendors of pug paraphernalia and meetups between breeders and prospective pug owners. Darla, a black pug owned by the Dolin family of New Jersey, was one of those pugs who was obtained two years ago at the event. The family has attended for four straight years for vacations with their pugs. Darla was dressed as an Indian, as was her human char ge Leah Dolin, 1 1. Her par ents, Ann and Chuck Dolin, were dressed as cowboys, as was their second pug, Biscuit. Last year, Darla — garbed as a Spanish Senorita, won a “Prettiest Pug” award. A year earlier, Biscuit won “Most Handsome,” in a surfer dude getup. This year , he was outfitted in chaps, a cowboy hat, and a holster complete with pistols and bullets. Another year, Leah was costumed as Little Bo Peep, and Biscuit was covered with cotton balls to pose as her lost sheep, Ann Dolin said. “We’re alr eady discussing plans for next year,” she said, noting the Pug Party was

well worth the 470-mile r ound trip fr om their home in New Jersey. “We just wouldn’t miss this,” she said, noting that pugs enjoy socializing with their own breed. Local r esident Julie Mof fit and daughter Ariel echoed the point. They and their pug Angel were dressed as fortune tellers. “I absolutely love this event — you get to meet people from all over,” Moffit said. “It’s not often I get to take my dog out to visit with other pugs.” Nearby was Claudia Minor, 10, along with her Boston T errier “Coco,” both dr essed as Geisha girls in tur quoise cer emonial r obes. Coco was sporting a traditional black Geisha wig. Claudia and her mother Erin Miner have been attending for four years, Miner said. “It’s a great event that we look forward to every year,” she said. “The dogs absolutely have fun here.” Kelli Dougan of Brant Lake watched several pugs prance by. Her pug was dressed as “Pugtastic Pirate,” complete with a swor d, buccaneer hat and bag of gold. “It’s so nice to see community spirit like this,” she said. Between announcing various fanciful contests to the cr owd, event coor dinator Pam Morin expr essed thanks to the Brant Lake and Chester town employees for their help setting up. She also noted that Eric & Eric construction donated the tents. Vendors at the Pug Party were conducting a brisk business on Sunday . A long line formed at the Pug Cafe, which was raising money to bankroll North Warren high School Scholarships.

Rachel Shambo, of Lake George, adjusts the princess hat on her pomeranian in advance of a judging event at the Pug Parade & Party. Her brother Phillip, 10, waits with his pug “Cooper,” dressed as a street dog.

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Trooper saves man stuck in submerged car CHESTERTOWN — The W arren County Sherif f ’s Of fice Oct. 14 r esponded to a r eport of a personal injury accident with a vehicle submerged in a pond on Riverside Drive near the intersection of State Route 8 in Chestertown. The accident occurred when a 2011 Subaru Outback operated by 71-Year-Old Nancy L. McGillicuddy, of Chestertown, veered off the right hand side of the r oadway driving over guide wires and into Faxons Pond. The vehicle became completely submerged in the water. Off-duty New York State Police Sgt. James Conway , of Chestertown, witnessed the vehicle in the pond and dr ove to the scene. Upon arrival, Conway enter ed the water and used a peace of asphalt to br eak out the r ear window and pull McGillicuddy to safety. McGillicuddy was transported to the Glens Falls Hospital by the North W arren Emer gency Squad for minor injuries. Conway was not injured. The Sheriff ’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Chestertown Fir e Department. Patrol Officer Gregory Seeley investigated the accident.

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loving their master.” Setting up pug adoptions from page 12 and foster placements at Sean Morin, son of Pam the event was Green MounMorin, was grilling up tain Pug Rescue of Lyndon, hamburgers and sausage & Vt. pepper sandwiches. NearInside a building not far by, Helena Robbins of Main away on Dynamite Hill, St. Ice Cr eam Parlor in Nancy Austin was photoChestertown was dishing graphing pugs. Following out her eatery’s popular the event, the event sponpotato leek soup. sor, the north W arren Not far away , Don RusChamber of Commerce ansell of Bolton Landing was nually sends out the photos displaying his water color to the pug owners as fr ee paintings of pugs. He said keepsakes. he uses his two pugs, Selling pug accessories “Woobie” and “Cow ,” as beside the building was models for his works. Kim Olden of Chestertown, “Woobie” was adopted who launched the event 12 several years ago at the Pug years ago with a mer e 21 Party, he said. pugs attending. Since then, “Pugs are great dogs,” he it has blossomed into said. “They have no other Chestertown’s premier anpurpose in life other than nual event.

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Horicon classmates convene after decades apart By Thom Randall BRANT LAKE — The Horicon High School Class of 1970 r ecently held their first-ever reunion — the 41st anniversary of the class’s graduation — at Witherbee’s Carriage House Restaurant in Schroon Lake. Twelve of the original graduates and their spouses and guests attended, and the classmates, many of whom hadn’t seen each other for decades, spent hours r eminiscing and hearing about each others’ experiences, class member and r eunion organizer Gail Hawkins of Greeneville Tennessee said. “It was inter esting what people have done with their lives,” she said. “Everyone had a great time reminiscing and catching up — we all were in good spirits, and it was great fun.” Hawkins launched the r eunion early this year when she and her husband Jim were living in Germany — he retired this year from the U.S. Air For ce — and she started looking up classmates of Facebook. When the Hawkins’ r eturned to their farm in T ennessee in June, she and other classmates began organizing and

Attending the recent Horicon High School Class of 1970 reunion — the first ever for the group, were (front, left to right): Barb Viele, Suzanne Mountz, Linda Lewis, Alice Dooris, Lucy Corlew, (rear): Stuart Mead, Dave Todriff, Curt Cleveland, Gail Hawkins, Vicki Jones, Stephen Hemeon and Paul Chyr. planning the event. Gail Hawkins said she first found first David T odriff of Bolton, and Dave Girvin of Texas on Facebook, then mor e and mor e people started connecting. Alice Dooris of Brant Lake helped find a good number of the class members, Hawkins said. “The pr oject just snowballed,” she said, noting that classmate Suzanne Mountz of Indiana wr ote personal letters to classmates, ur ging them to attend the reunion. Hawkins’ daughter Ariel helped out, making invita-

hour. Attendees then enjoyed a buf fet dinner followed with a cake, compliments of Lucy Corlew. After group pictur es wer e taken, the participants enjoyed entertainment fr om Curt Cleveland's band, Chain Lightning. Hawkins said that the years have appar ently been kind to the classmates who were able to attend. “I would have known everyone,” she said. “Everybody looked great.”


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14 - Adirondack Journal - Thurman Birthdays being celebrated this week ar e those of Larry Germain on Oct. 22; Julie Russell, Janice Beers, Donna Davis, and James Cooper — all on Oct. 23; Cemanda Roberts on Oct. 25; Tyler Baker on Oct. 26; W yatt Hitchcock and Hayden Sparks, Oct. 27; Bob Mosher and Joan Harris on Oct. 28. Get Well wishes go out to Candy Cameron, Joan Murphy, June Germain, Jim Gallup, Roni Dibble, Marie Allison, and Glen Germain.

Over the fence On a personal note

The phone has been ringing often since residents saw the news reports of the town preliminary budget which calls for Joan Murphy has returned home after a lengthy recupera 16 per cent incr ease in taxes, lar gely due to incr eases in ation at The Pines from a broken leg. She said that after four mandated retirement and health care costs. months in the nursing home, she was er ady to go back to her Supervisor Evelyn Wood proposed a budget of zer o perhome in The Glen with her husband Jim. Their daughter cent increase — with elimination of the curbside trash pickJanet Ross Joly of North Car olina is here helping Joan for a up — and it was overridden by the town board. short time. Callers expr essed concern over various incr eases, alSympathy from the community goes out to the family of though the citizens attending the boar d meeting expr essed Wilbur “Bill” Gilbert who passed away Oct. 3 in Glens Falls strong support for r etaining garbage pickup, which is the Hospital. one lar ge avoidable expense. Callers seemed to be upset, Sympathy from all in the Warrensburg school district and and I invite them to attend town meetings wher e they can in the community who had the privilege of knowing former voice their concerns. teacher Vera Brown who passed away Oct. 5 at home. She Send a letter to the boar d, or voice your ideas in person. helped many children through difficult times. Let your opinions be known. Omitted in my Oct. 8 column’s announcement of the Sept. A reminder to all: the end of October is appr oaching, so 14 birth of Addison Carley to Patrick Eldridge and Marandon’t for get to take your unneeded outerwear to W arrensda Carley of South Burlington Vt. was mention of gr eatburg Laundry, and donate them to the Coats for Kids prograndparents Albert and the late Amy Baker of High St. in gram. The collections end Oct. 31. Thurman. Anyone wishing to get connected to V erizon DSL highSympathy from the community goes to the family ofEdith speed Internet phone lines, call 623-4588 or stop by the town (Baker) McCotter of Holly Hills, Fla. who passed away on Clerk’s office at the town hall to express interest Oct. 3 at the age of 52. Edith was born in Thurman. Have you got your shoeboxes filled to be given out to

October 22, 2011 those who do not get gifts during the holidays? These boxes of notions ar e normally sent to childr en overseas , but with so much tragedy in the U.S., they may be distributed here through the Samaritan’s Purse program The filled shoeboxes will be picked up at the Thurman Town Hall on Nov. 10. For details, call 623-1335. Voter r egistration forms ar e available at the town hall. Register for theNov. 8 General Election, which includes voting on a state Supreme Court judge, and a county treasurer, two vital area races. Dress in bright colors if you go for walks in the country as Oct. 22 is the beginning of big game hunting season. Make sure the kids play and stay near the house and also dr ess and wear bright colors. We want to wish all of the hunters a safe and lucky season! Let us know how big your catch was by calling 623-2580.

Activities and events in the hills

On Saturday, Oct. 29, the ThurmanYouth Commission will be hosting the annual Halloween Party from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Town Hall for children up to age 13. Costume judging with prizes awar ded will be featur ed, along with various games. The commission would appreciate any donations of refreshments from the community. Call 6233-4024 for mor e information. The Thurman quilting club will at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24 at the town hall. Stop by and get started on making a quilt for Christmas giving, or to pr esent to a family member for any occasion. Call 623-2633 for more information. The Thurman Connections Snowmobile Club will meet at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 at their new location on Bear Pond Road. The gr oup is seeking suggestions for new trails and help in clearing out the existing ones. For more information 623-9234. The Countryside Adult Home on Schroon River Road will be putting out the r ed carpet to welcome all who will dar e stop by and walk down their Haunted Hallways event on Friday, Oct. 28 at 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Donations of $2 ar e being accepted. Refreshments will be served. National Make a Difference Day is set for Oct. 22, and while there’s no or ganized function in town that day , each year Thurman citizens have celebrated it by helping others, in ways big and small. For several years, we’ve r eported those thoughtful incidents, so if you hear of one occurring, let me know!

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In a recent presentation to the Warren County Board of Supervisors, a principal of the Saratoga firm Elan Planning & Design presents the revised plans for the West Brook Environmental Park in Lake George Village. A public Open House is set o f r Oct. 26 at the Lake George firehouse to unveil the plans to the public. Photo by Thom Randall

Revised West Brook Park plans to be unveiled LAKE GEORGE — The new plans for the W est Br ook Envir onmental Park at the former Gaslight V illage will be pr esented to the public at an Open House event from 6 to 8 p.m.Wednesday, Oct. 26 at the Lake Geor ge fir ehouse at 179 Ottawa St. The event will include pr esentations on the proposed landscaping, architecture, and featur es including an extensive childr en’s adventur e play area, a major public festival space, a skateboard park and interpretation of the history and nature of Lake George, as well as pedestrian trails.

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Recently, the Warren County Boar d of Supervisors decided to pr oceed with the features that state and federal grants ar e now available to bankroll, while planning additional complimentary features — like a pr oposed stone entrance building and a raised pedestrian bridge over W est Brook Road — that can be accomplished when mor e grant money becomes available. The Open House will mark the 18th visit that the design team, including architects and planners from Elan Design of Saratoga, have made to Lake George to conduct interviews and con-

duct r esearch. The purpose of this open house is for the project planners to r eceive feedback fr om this final public meeting to refine the project. “This has been a gr eat community effort, and we have hear d fr om so many people,” Lake Geor ge V illage Mayor Robert Blais said this week. “This is the time when all of the input will take real form that the community can see.” The park has a primary purpose of naturally purifying stormwater before it reaches Lake Geor ge, but a portion of the acreage is to be used to host festivals and community events.

cuses on facilities needs. Board members will be grappling with the issue of potential consolidation of facilities, or from page 1 sharing services and programs with other school districts. The board will undoubtedly be evaluating options egardr “The campaign has been a long haul — and I’m certainly ing repair or replacement of the high school’s roof, which is happy with the results,” she said. deteriorating, school board president Dean Moore said. The Angell had invested a lot of work in the outcome, contact- cost to remediate or replace the roof range up to $1 million ing a good number of r esidents and discussing issues with or more — an issue that is burdensome when taxpayers are taxpayers. grappling with the school district’s incr eased fuel, utility The day before the vote, she lettered campaign signs that and personnel costs while state revenues are decreasing. urged people to vote, and she and her friends attached heTuesday, Angell sounded positive about finding solulium balloons to the signs and planted them beside local in- tions. tersections to capture attention. But while some have called for WCS elementary pupils “My friends, family and community came together to ac- and high school students to be taught together in one of the complish this,” she said. “And now I’ll work har d to reach district’s two campuses, Angell said such a concept wasn’t the goals I set during my campaign.” really viable at this point. Angell campaigned on a platform of maintaining or en“With our 880 or so students, consolidating into one hancing the high quality education at WCS as top priority school building is impractical, considering the specialized — with an eye on controlling costs. curriculum needs and state mandates on appr opriate class She pledged to scr utinize expenses, including utility sizes,” she said. “But I’m dedicated to making school opercosts, for potential savings. She also said she’d work diliations as ef ficient as possible — and I’ll be taking nothing gently to pursue grant funding for ongoing programs or fa- for granted.” cility needs, so taxes could be cut accordingly. Election observers said that Powers’ vote total was subOne of the potential savings, she has said, could involve stantial considering his relatively few years in town. lining up corporate sponsorships of various pr ograms at Powers called Angell’s home after the outcome was anschool, like technology. nounced to of fer his congratulations. He said later that he Tuesday night, she said she was ready to devote the con- was hoping that she follows through on her pledge to bensiderable time necessary to help make decisions and form efit the students while keeping the concerns of the taxpaypolicy for the school district. Her term was to start in less ers in mind. than a day — and this next week, the work on the board be“I know that Diane has a lot of good ideas, and I hope she gins. follows through with them,” he said. The board’s next meeting, set for this upcoming week, fo-

or so annually towar ds its operation. from page 1 That latter sum is a portion of the meager 6 percent by the Syracuse Post-Stanof the $200 million the state dard. gets from the 911 surcharge Irked at the state for raid- and pr esently r eturns to ing the 91 1 funds that counties. should go to county disNew York State 911 Coorpatch centers for maintedinators Association recentnance and upgrades, W arly r equested a state Attorren County is now looking ney General investigation into joining other municiinto this matter. In addition palities in a lawsuit against to being inappr opriate, the New York state so the monState’s raiding of 91 1 funds ey is indeed spent on its incould also indeed be against tended purpose. the law. The Attorney GenWarren County Sherif f eral in T ennessee r ecently Bud York said this week that concluded that raiding of the state taking the money 911 funds in that state was from the public under false illegal based on the federal pretenses was shameful, if Enhance 911 Act legislation not outright illegal. of 1994. “The state is ripping us Erie County Executive off,” he said. “They’re steal- Chris Collins could not be ing this money fr om the reached Wednesday. general public, and it’s polBut in a pr ess confer ence itics at its worst.” in December , he said that The Warren County Board New York counties needed of Supervisors asked new the money to impr ove and County Attorney Martin enhance 91 1 capabilities, Auffredou W ednesday to and that a lawsuit might be evaluate the status of a law- appropriate, considering suit that Erie County is forthe Tennessee decision. mulating against the state, “Every month, when peoseeking distribution of the ple pay their cell phone bill, money collected — nearly they are being misled about $200 million in 2010 — to the where the 91 1 sur charge counties, who equip, mainmoney is going,” he said. tain and operate dispatch Mark LaVigne of the New centers for police, fir e and York State Association of ambulance calls. Counties said Erie County’s York said Warren County lawsuit was expected to be alone spends $1.7 million filed within several months, annually to operate and and it was anticipated that a staff its dispatch center, and number of counties would the state pays only $33,000 join them in the suit.

Tax auction from page 1 at a sum of $26,800. Rounds paid $5,100 for all. He also bought a 6.3-acre empty residential lot at 14 Jennijill Loop, assessed at $30,000, for a mere $7,500. Randall Courcella of Fort Ann bought a 3.14-acre plot off Harrington Hill Road for $400. It was assessed at $1,300. Karen Peppin bought a 1.5-acre plot on East Schroon River Rd. in the Town of Horicon for $8,000. Its current assessment is $16,200. Walter Meinecke of Lake Geor ge bought two plots on Olmstedville Road totaling 26.8 acres, assessed for a sum of $47,000. Meinecke bud $13,100 for the two. Warren County Real Pr operty T ax Services Dir ector Michael Swan said that there were 38 registered bidders and a half-dozen spectators at the auction.

October 22, 2011

Thursday, Oct. 20 CHESTERTOWN — “Birds of Prey" presentation by Trish Marki of the Wildlife Institute of Eastern NY, 3:15 p.m. in Town of Chester Municipal Center Auditorium. Owls & other live animals. Free. Details: 494-5384. GLENS FALLS — Third Thursday Art Walk, 5-8 p.m. downtown. Artists’ receptions and art displays, various sites. Art lecture, 6-7 p.m. in Hyde Collection’s auditorium, 161 Warren St. Free.

Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 20-22

LAKE GEORGE — Fall Rummage Sale, Caldwell Presbyterian Church, 71 Montcalm St. Bargains in clothing, furniture, baby & household items, toys, books, jewelry. or: 668-2613.

Friday, Oct. 21

WARRENSBURG — Historic Graveyard Walk & Gourmet Dessert Buffet. Walk begins at 7 p.m. Featuring actors portraying notable citizens from Warrensburg's past, the group tours the local cemetery, followed by dessert at local venue. $10. Details: Reservations: 6233436. CHESTERTOWN — Artists reception for autumn exhibition 6 to 8 p.m., at the Art in Chester Gallery, 6378 state Rte. 9. The show continues through Nov. 19. Gallery is open 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays. Exhibit includes a selection of art masks and diverse works from local artists and artisans. 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.

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QUEENSBURY — NYS Special Olympics at various venues in region, including Glens Falls Civic Center, Crandall Park, The Dome, various golf courses. Athletes compete in compete in bocce, cycling, cross-country, horse riding, golf, soccer, softball. Details: 761-3883. BOLTON — Haunted Trail excursions for kids, 6-9 p.m. both days at Up Yonda Farm, 5239 Lake Shore Dr. $. Scarecrows, witches, ghosts, goblins. Costumes optional. $. Details: 644-9767 or:

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GLENS FALLS — Crandall Library Book Sale, daily at library, 251 Glen St. Fri.: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat.,: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun.: 1-4 p.m. Thousands of volumes, all kinds of books & various media. Details: 792-6508 or:

Saturday, Oct. 22

CHESTERTOWN — Roast Beef Dinner, 5-7 p.m. at Community Methodist Church, Church St. Great food, smalltown socializing. $. Details: 494-3374. WARRENSBURG — Roast Beef Dinner, 5-6:30 p.m. at Holy Cross Episcopal Church, Main St. Take-outs available. Adults:

CHURCH LISTINGS - TheAdirondack Journal provides this church directory as a courtesy to our readers and visitors to our area. Any changes or additions can be made by calling 873-6368. BOLTON Emmanuel United Methodist Church Sunday Service at 9 a.m. 644-9962. Rev. Henry C. Freuh, Pastor First Baptist Church - (A.B.C.Affiliated) Sunday School at 9 a.m. Morning Worship at 10 a.m.; Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Bible Study & Prayer. For information, call 644-9103. website: Rev. Edward Blanchard. Solid Rock Assembly of God - AdultSunday 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. 2514324 Episcopal Church of Saint Sacrament, Bolton Landing - Sat. Evening Mass 5 p.m.; Sun. Eucharist 8 a.m. (Memorial Day Columbus Day); Sun. Eucharist 10 a.m.; Sun. School 11 a.m.; Bible Study Mondays 7 p.m.; Father Jim Loughren. (518) 644-9613, email: Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church Goodman Avenue. Sunday Mass 10:45 a.m.; Rosary and Novena 9 a.m. Tuesday; Communion Service 9 a.m. Thursday and Saturday. Parish Life Director Kathie Sousa, D.Min. 644-3861,, BRANT LAKE Adirondack Missions of the Episcopal Church 494-3314 - Fr. Robert Limpert, Fr. Michael Webber, Fr. Dennis Pressley St. Paul’s Episcopal Church - Sunday Eucharist 9 a.m. (see Adirondack Mission, above). Brant Lake Wesleyan - Morning worship 9 a.m., Fellowship 10-10:30 a.m., Sunday school 10:30-11:15 a.m. 494-2816. Horicon Baptist Church - Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Sunday Worship 11 a.m., Sunday Evening 6 a.m., Wednesday Prayer & BILL’S RESTAURANT Family Dining Main St., Warrensburg, NY • 623-2669 “Stop before or after church!”


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$10. Children 10/under: $5. Call 623-3275. CHESTERTOWN — Demonstrations by Serendipity Spinners, 1-3 p.m. in Art in Chestertown Gallery, Main St. downtown. Fiber artists demonstrate their traditional crafts. Details: 803-4034. ATHOL — Halloween party for youth, 1-3 p.m. at Thurman Town Hall. Costume contest, games, refreshments, Free. 623-9649. WARRENSBURG — Spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Men’s Auxiliary to Haskell Bros. VFW Post, 2-6 p.m. at VFW headquarters on Main St. north of New Way Lunch. LAKE GEORGE — Soup 'R' Bands III party, 6 p.m. at Roaring Brook Ranch, Rte. 9N off Northway Exit 21. Fundraiser for Autism Awareness features Stony Creek Band, Day in the Life, Dirt Cheap, and The Audiostars. Area restaurants battle for the best soup honors. Lots of auction items. $. Details: or: 791-2703 or 791-6465.

Sunday, Oct. 23

WARRENSBURG — “Dinner with the Dead,” at Grace's Restaurant, 3 Hudson St. "Visits" between courses by actors portraying interesting people from Warrensburg's past. Social hour begins at 6 p.m., Dinner begins at 7 p.m. $30 includes tips. Benefits historical society. Reservations: call 623-2449. See: LAKE GEORGE — Fall Concert, Lake George Community Band, 2:30 p.m. in Lake George High School auditorium, 381 Canada St. Music of Gershwin's Broadway. Details: 222-1302 or:

aged. LAKE GEORGE — Informational open house, 7 p.m. in The Forum, Canada St., for taxpayers in the Lake George School District, sponsored by LG-HALT advocacy group. Video, discussions. CHESTERTOWN — DVD presentation of the Prohibition Era and the impact on our area, 7 p.m. at Chester Municipal Center, Rte. 9. Video presented by George Wertime. Reminiscing on this DVD are locals Forrest Jones, John Wertime, George Rohrwasser, Mike Shaw and others sharing stories.

Thursday, Oct. 27

QUEENSBURY — Candidates for Warren County Treasurer post and several Queensbury and Glens Falls supervisorships square off in a forum, 7 p.m. in SUNY Adirondack’s Scoville Hall auditorium.

Friday, Oct. 28

WARRENSBURG — Historic Graveyard Walk & Gourmet Dessert Buffet. Walk begins at 7 p.m. with costumed characters from Warrensburg's past through the local cemetery, followed by dessert buffet at Bill & Rosemary Maher’s house $6. Reservations: 623-3436. Details: WARRENSBURG — Riverfront Farmers' Market, 3-6 p.m. in town park at 173 River St. Last session of year. Locally grown produce, maple syrup, wine, baked goods, cheese, organic meats, poultry, more. Details: 466-5497. LAKE GEORGE — Crandall Library Award Reception for Chris Scoville, 5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. at Inn at Erlowest, 3178 Lake Shore Dr. Light fare, refreshments, musical entertainment. All welcome to celebrate. $. Reservations: 792-6508 ext. 285. Details:

Friday-Saturday, Oct. 28-29

LAKE GEORGE — “Cowboys vs. Zombies Haunted House,” 8-10 p.m. nightly at Wild West Ranch & Western Town. Bloody Pond Rd. Spooky western town. Free donuts & apple cider. 668-9453 or:

Monday, Oct. 24

Saturday, Oct. 29

WARRENSBURG — Meet the Warrensburg Town Board candidates forum, 7 p.m. in Warrensburg High School Cafetorium. Incumbents Dean Ackley and Austin Markey are joined by challengers Joyce Reed and Linda Baker Marcella in their discussion of issues facing the town. LAKE GEORGE — Gathering of region’s farmers and chefs discussing how to boost locally grown foods in area restaurants, 10 a.m. to noon at Farmhouse Restaurant, Top o’ the World Golf Resort, 441 Lockhart Mountain Road. For details or to make a reservation, contact Teresa Whalen at or 466-5497 or Kimberly Feeney at 668-3000.

BOLTON LANDING — Fall Gala fundraiser for WarrenWashington ARC at The Sagamore features fine dinner, auction of goods and services — including private jet trip to PGA Masters competition — and entertainment. $150 per person. Call 615-9794 for details or reservations.

Tuesday, Oct. 25

LAKE GEORGE — Candidates for Lake George town posts engage in a public forum, 6 p.m. in the Lake George High School auditorium. LAKE LUZERNE — Herbal Medicine presentation by 18th century reenactor Marie Ellsworth, 7 p.m. in Hadley-Luzerne Library, 19 Main St. Free. Details: 696-3423.

Wednesday, Oct. 26

LAKE GEORGE — Open House revealing plans for West Brook Environmental Park (former Gaslight Village), 6-8 p.m. at Lake George firehouse, 178 Ottawa St. See plans for festival space, children’s adventure play area, pedestrian trails and skateboard park. Public input for final plans is encour-

Saturday-Monday Oct. 29-31

LAKE GEORGE — “HalloWine” fest at Adirondack Winery. Sat.: 11a.m.- 6 p.m., Sun.: noon- 4 p.m., Mon.: 11 am- 5 p.m. Dress in costume, enjoy free samplings. Winner of costume contest is awarded 1/2-case of wine. 668-9463 or:

Sunday, Oct. 30

LAKE GEORGE — International Cuisine Festival, 5:30-9 p.m. at Fort William Henry Conference Ctr.,48 Canada St. Hors d’ oeuvres, dinner, desserts by 30 area restaurants. entertainment, silent auction. Fundraiser for World Awareness Children’s Museum. Reservations, 793-2773. See:


BOLTON LANDING — Bingo games, Thursdays, 7 p.m. in Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Doors open at 6 p.m. Through Sept. 8. $. Minimum age: 16 & accompanied by guardian. CHESTERTOWN — Not only great books and resources,


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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. 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)-9:00a.m. Worship (Praise Songs and Hymns, Kidz Worship & Nursery)-10 a.m. Coffee Hour -11:00 a.m. Chris Garrison Pastor, 518-793 -8541 Caldwell Presbyterian Church - 71Montcalm St., Lake George 12845. Rev. Susan Goodin. 518-668-2613. Sunday Service at 10 a.m. Food Pantry Distribution 2nd Friday of month. Website: St. James Episcopal Church - Sunday services 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Rev. Julie McPartlin. 668-2001. Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church Mohican St., Lake George, NY 668-2046. Sat. Vigil Mass at 4 p.m., Sun. Mass at 8:00 a.m., & 10:00 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



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Candidates featured in local public forums WARRENSBURG — Thr ee meet the candidates forums have been planned for this next week by the W arren County League of Women Voters. The candidates for various of fices will be answering questions submitted beforehand to the event organizers. The first for um, featuring Warrensburg town council candidates, is set for 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24 in the Warrensburg High School Cafetorium. Town boar d candidates Dean Ackley, Linda Baker Marcella, Austin Markey and Joyce Reed are scheduled to participate. Adirondack Journal editor Thom Randall is moderating the session. The second event, featuring candidates for public office in Lake George, is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 in the Lake Geor ge High School auditorium. Moderated by Edward Bartholomew , the lineup includes Lake Geor ge T own Supervisor Frank McCoy and challengers Dennis Dickinson and Janice Strachan; plus town board members Caryl Clark and Scott Wood with challengers Janie Gr een, Marisa Muratori and Dan Hurley. The event is co-sponsor ed by the Adirondack Branch of the American Association of University Women. The third Meet the Candidates forum is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27 at SUNY Adirondack’s Scoville Auditorium. The session featur es Warren County Treasurer candidates Michael O’Keefe and Michael Swan. Also on the roster are Warren County at-lar ge Supervisors David Strainer , W illiam V anNess and Matthew Sokol, and their challengers Cullen O’Brien, Mark W estcott, W illiam Brown and William Mason. but exhibits at Chester Library, Chester Municipal Center, Main St. Story Time and Sing-A-Long every Friday at 11 a.m. For details on hours or programs, call 494-5384 or see: CHESTERTOWN — Yoga sessions by instructor & life coach Susanne Murtha, Wednesdays at the Town of Chester Library, Chester Municipal Center on Main St. Also on Mondays, late afternoon at Murtha’s studio in Bakers Mills. Men & women. Runs through Nov. 30. Details: 251-3015 or:


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: 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 11 a.m. (starting June 26th 7:30 a.m.) Pastor Rev. John O’Kane. 518-494-5229 Town of Chester Northway Community Fellowship - A Wesleyan Church, Route 8, Chestertown: Sunday Service 11 a.m., Youth and Children’s Programs available. Pastor James Swanson, 518695-3766 DIAMOND POINT Jesus is Lord Campground Campfire Service Friday night campfire service with smores etc. starting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday Morning in July & August 8:30-9:30 a.m. followed by fellowship & food. 518-623-9712. 264 Diamond Point Rd., Exit 23, Diamond Point, NY. Nondenominational Christian Service All welcomed - Children welcomed but no child care provided. Diamond Point Community Church Services have concluded. Services will resume next June 17, 2012., 10 a.m. Community Church welcoming all denominations. Visiting ministers. GLENS FALLS Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Glens Falls - 21 Weeks Rd., off Rt. 9 in Queensbury. Sunday service 10 a.m. Coffee hr. follows service. Rev. Beverly Waring, InterimMinister .(handicapped accessible, welcoming congregation) 793-1468. Web site:


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Lakeside Chapel - Cleverdale: Sunday services through August at 10 a.m. First United Methodist Church - 78Montcalm Street, Lake George, N.Y. 12845, Sunday Service: 10 a.m. Rev. Meridith Vanderminden. 743-8756. Grace Communion International - Worship Services held Saturdays 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Parish Hall. 56 Mohican St., Lake George, NY. Dennis R. Hoyt, Worship Service Facilitator. Home: 518587-1221. Cell: 832-0660. Please call ahead to confirm attendance. LAKE LUZERNE Hadley-Luzerne Wesleyan Church - 445Route 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 9 a.m. thru Labor Day. Parish Life Director: Sr. Francesca Husselbeck. Sacramental Minister: Rev. John O’Kane. 518-251-2518 NORTH RIVER United Methodist Church - Service and church school at 10 a.m. For information call 251-4071. QUEENSBURY Harrisena Community Church - 1616Ridge Road, Queensbury, NY 12804. Summer Schedule- Sunday Worship 9:00 a.m., Children’s Church,  Sunday 9 a.m.. PandaMania Vacation Bible School, August 8 - 12, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Now registering. Offer youth program for teens, adult bible study, children’s Sunday school, scholarship program. Rev. LaMont Robinson. 792-1902. Web site: POTTERSVILLE Christ Church Episcopal - Sunday Eucharist 12 p.m. Father Jim Loughren. (518) 6449613,email: Pottersville United Methodist Church Worship 8:15 a.m. Rev. Rodger E. White, Jr., 251-2482. SonRise Lutheran Church - SundayWorship and fellowship 10:30 a.m. in Faith Hall at SonRise Lutheran Ministries Conference Center, 8260 Rt. 9, Pottersville, NY. For information please call 494-7077. Pastor Benjamin Bahr Lighthouse Baptist Church - Meets at Rt. 9 (next to The Wells House Hotel). Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship Service 10:50 a.m., Evening Service 6:00 p.m., MidWeek Wednesday Service 7:00 p.m. STONY CREEK Knowlhurst Baptist Church - Sunday school 10 a.m.; morning worship 11 a.m.; evening worship 6 p.m. Wednesday prayer 7 p.m. Pastor Rex Fullam THURMAN Christ Community Church - Athol:Sunday services 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday school 9:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study and prayer meeting 7 p.m. Rev. William G. Lucia, pastor.

Thurman Baptist Church - Sunday school 9:45 a.m.; worship hour 11 a.m.; evening service 6 p.m.; Wednesday prayer service 7 p.m. Rev. Bob Herrmann, pastor. Kenyontown United Methodist Church - Sunday services 11 a.m., Bible Study Wed. night at 7 p.m. WARRENSBURG Free Methodist Church - 250 River St., Warrensburg, NY. Musical Praise & Worship Service - Monthly on Second Saturday. Music for kids to seasoned adults. Everyone welcome. Refreshments & Fellowship. Come as you are. 518-744-8609. Pastor Nancy Barrow. First Presbyterian Church - 2 Stewart Farrar Ave., Worship 10 a.m. with coffee hour following. Youth Club for youth in grades 6 - 12. Meeting for the first and third Wednesday of each month 5:30 7:00 p.m., with a kick-off meeting for both youth and parents being held on Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 5:30 p.m.. All youth are invited.  For more details, call Rev. Lucy Harris at 623-2723. Free Methodist Church - Sunday school 9:45 a.m.; Worship Service 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday midweek prayer and Bible study 7 p.m. Warrensburg Assembly of God - Sundayschool 9:45 a.m.; morning worship 11 a.m.; Thursday youth meeting 7 p.m.; evening service 6 p.m.; Wednesday prayer 6 p.m.; Bible study 7 p.m. Dr. Ronald Parisi. 6232282. The Holy Cross of Warrensburg - Sunday Eucharist & Sermon 8 & 10 a.m.; Sunday school 9 a.m.; coffee hour follows each service; Wednesday 5:30 p.m. evening prayer; Holy days as announced. The Very Reverend Marshall J. Vang-Priest in charge. 623-3066. Faith Baptist Church - Sunday school 9:45 a.m.; preaching services 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday prayer service 7 p.m. Rev. Lee B. Call 623-4071. First United Methodist Church - SundaySchool 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 - Eucharistat 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. 10-22-11 • 77155

16 - Adirondack Journal - Sports

October 22, 2011

Burghers defeat Catholic Central with long drives By Thom Randall WARRENSBURG — Tough goal-line stands, a consistent of fensive attack and a big dose of “can do” attitude pr opelled the Warrensburg Football team to a 36-6 victory Saturday, Oct. 15 as the 201 1 season was nearing its end. The Burghers have one more game this year: homecoming against Bishop Gibbons. Three times, Catholic Central dr ove the ball down within W arrensburg’s 10-yar d line, but the Burghers’ steely goal line stands stopped their offense short. Meanwhile, the Bur ghers’ potent of fense tallied a touchdown on every drive, except

for one. Contr olling the ball thr ough four quarters, Warrensburg held a scoring advantage the entire game. Midway through the third quarter however, Catholic Central r ecovered a Bur gher fumble, and three plays later, took it into the end zone for their only score. Burgher Coach Mike Leonbr uno cr edited his players’ positive attitude, stemming from their win two weeks earlier over ar chrival Lake George. “We’re very confident right now — the boys are playing really well,” he said. “We’re not making as many mistakes, and the players are doing all the simple things right.” Leonbruno said the Burghers are now executing plays properly, after many weeks of

practice. “Our coaches can now tell them what to do — and they do it,” he said. “They’r e believing in the coaching staf f, and we’r e believing in them.” Racking up the yar ds on of fense wer e Burgher running back Kalvin Duell with 124 yards, joining the season’s scoring standout Lucas Nelson, who added 89 gr ound yar ds Saturday. Each had two touchdowns. Burgher r eceiver Hunter added another touchdown with a cr owd-pleasing 55-yar d reception in the second quarter fr om quarterback Malachai Prosser, who contributed a touchdown of his own and gained 26 yar ds running. The ball was distributed well among a

group of running backs, all of whom crashed through the Catholic Central defense to gain vital yardage. Joining Nelson and Duell wer e Jer emy Barber with nine carries for 78 yar ds, Nick Nedelcu with two runs for 32 yards, Andrew Fish with one r un for 14 yar ds, and Colt Ovitt — who contributed a strong defensive effort — r unning for thr ee yar ds in two plays. In next Saturday’s homecoming game, the offense is likely to be an interesting show, as Malachai Pr osser, the team’s of fensive sparkplug, is scheduled to be sidelined, and a substitute quarterback — not chosen as of Tuesday — will be calling the plays.

Burghers fight in cold wind and rain, outlast Fort Edward By Thom Randall

second half, coach Gary Baker said. “We thought we could just ride it out, but wow , were we wrong,” Baker said. “Fort Edwar d showed up the second half and really made a game of it — Hats off to them for not WARRENSBURG — Grueling weather conditions Saturday, Oct. 15 didn’t stop Warrensburg’s Youth Football team. giving up. “ Defensive leaders along with Shambo wer e Danny MonFacing steady rain and and a cold, stif f 30-mph wind, Gary Baker told his senior team members to play the game like it thony with 21 tackles, Mike Baker with 15, W ill Schwartz with 16, Jacob Johnson tallying 1 1, John Kelly with 12, and was their last — and they did. Brandon Bailey and Robert Shepler each had 7 tackles. “It was br utally cold, crazy cold and wet,” Baker said. Strong performances, Coach Baker said, were put forth by “The players really showed their physical and mental toughSummer Baker , Garry Ross, Nolan McNeill, Payton ness — they never stopped playing.” Combining a versatile offense aided by good blocking, the Olden,Tyler Baker , Mackenzie Blydenbur gh, Donald CarWarrensburg Youth Football 5th and 6th grade team contin- penter, Evan Macduff, Mike Clickner, Cole Lanfear, Hunter Mosher, Ian Colegr ove, Neil Galvin, Paul Rabine, Cole ued their winning str eak Saturday with a victory over Fort Shambo, Seth Therrien, Chris Wilson, Trevor Winchell, Sean Edward, 31 to 21. Winter and Ben Mosher. t Leading the charge was running back Greg Shambo with “These kids have given 100 percent at every practice and 182 yards rushing and two touchdowns. On defense, Shamhave helped this team be as successful as they are,” he said, bo recorded no less than 24 tackles. noting the 5th and 6th grade team finished their egular r seaJohn Kelly added two touchdowns, and Jacob Johnson son 4-2. “I am proud of them and their commitment, and the chipped in another. Trevor Prosser scored on a extra point. whole community should be.” Along with Danny Monthony and Mike Baker, the offense The playoff schedule has not yet been announced, but Bakrecorded 204 yards in addition to Shambo’s 182 yards. er said he would not be surprised if his team is the top seed. The Burgers took an early lead of 24 points, but Fort Edward fought back and made it a competitive contest in the

Boys Soccer Lake George 7, Warrensburg 0 WARRENSBURG — The W arriors seized the Adirondack League Western Division in a runaway shutout against the Burg hers Oct. 12. For Lake George: Aaron Chambers earned a goal and assist; R yan Moll, Craig Keenan, Davide Cazzulo, Joe Farr ell and Ben Smith all earned goals. Tripp Heacock got an assist. Burgher Logan W ebster racked up 16 saves in goal.

Bolton 2, Fort Ann 1 FORT ANN — Bolton earned an away win Oct. 17. Josh Seamans and Mitchell Jordon earned goals for the Eagles, with Kevin Pratt tallying an assist. Jordon also earned eight saves in goal.

Lake George 5, Salem 0

SALEM — Lake Geor ge outshot Salem 23 to 4 in an away play shutout Oct. 17. Mason Vreudge earned three goals for the Warriors. David Bruno tallied a goal and an assist. Craig Keenan kicked in another goal. Carson Lambert, Borna Baricevic and Vinny Grace all earned assists. BOLTON — Eagle Kevin Pratt earned a hat Warrior R yan Moll earned two saves in trick in Bolton’s shutout game Oct. 12. goal. Josh Seamans tallied an assist. Mitchell Jordon made five saves in Bolton goal. CORINTH — The Cougars’ Chase Cortez earned both goals in an away victory Oct. 17. North Warren’s Kristian Seely earned five STILLWATER — Carson Lambert’s two saves in goal. goals, both assisted by Vinny Grace, earned the Warriors a non-league win Oct. 12 Ryan Moll earned four saves in Lake HARTFORD — The Bur ghers suf fered a George goal. runaway shutout in Hartford Oct. 17. Chris Cupp earned three saves in goal for Warrensburg. CHESTERTOWN — North Warren’s home game saw the team outshot 13 to seven Oct. 15. Cougar Kristian Seeley stopped 12 attempts on goal.

Bolton 3, Hadley/Luzerne 0

North Warren 2, Corinth 1

Lake George 2, Stillwater 1 (OT)

Hartford 9, Warrensburg 0

Hartford 1, North Warren 0

Girls Soccer

Salem 4, Warrensburg 0 WARRENSBURG — The Bur ghers wer e shut out and outshot 25 to 6 in home play Oct. 15. Logan W ebster tallied 21 saves in Warrensburg goal.

Lake George 1, Fort Ann 1 (OT) LAKE GEORGE — A double-overtime tie closed out the Warrior home game Oct. 15. Adirondack League powers played to a tie on Friday. Lake George’s Mason Vreudge earned the team's goal. Warriors R yan Moll and Gr eg Rosenthal earned a combined nine saves in goal.

Lake George 1, Bolton 0 (OT)

BOLTON — The W arriors played a tight game against the Eagles that was settled in overtime Oct. 13. Emily DeWaard scor ed the game’s only goal with an assist from Mackenzie Perkett. Lake Geor ge’s Kelly Mellon earned 15 saves, while Bolton’s Rosie Denne made 14 saves.

Field Hockey North Warren 2, Johnsburg 1 (OT)

Warrensburg Youth Football player Summer Baker (lef t center) and a teammate tackle a Lake George opponent during a recent matchup. After capturing a win Satur day against F ort Edward in a stiff , cold wind and steady rain, Warrensburg is hoping for a top seed in the upcoming Northern Adirondack Youth Football League tournament.

Kayla Tyrel earned Johnsburg’s goal with an assist from Ashley Loomis. North Warren’s Kiera Warner assisted on both North Warren goals. Shannon Ovitt earned 12 saves in Jaguar goal. Chantal Millington earned eight saves for the Cougars.

Warrensburg 2, Salem 1 WARRENSBURG — The Bur ghers earned a non-league win at home Oct. 12, led by Aineen Callahan’s two goals assisted by Merissa Hayse. Warrensburg’s Rebecca Persons tallied four saves in goal.

Hoosick Falls 3, North Warren 0 QUEENSBURY — The Cougars were shut out Oct. 12, with Chantal Millington earning four saves in goal.

North Warren 3, Corinth 2 CHESTERTOWN — The Cougars outshot Corinth 13 to eight, and played mor e than three times as many penalty corners, but Corinth kept the score close Oct. 17. Lindsey Schleag and Kiera Warner earned goals, and with Krista Millington converted a penalty str oke. Taylor Feldiesen and Kerrianne Belliene tallied assists. Chantal Millington earned six saves in goal.

Granville 2, Warrensburg 1 WARRENSBURG — Granville took the win in non-league play Oct. 17. Burgher Izzy Szabo was assisted by Brayden Smith for Warrensburg’s goal. Warrensburg goalkeeper Rebecca Persons earned two saves in goal.

Volleyball Hadley/Luzerne 3, Lake George 1 LAKE GEORGE — Lake Georg e took game two, but Hadley/Luzerne took the win Oct. 12, 25-16, 20-25, 25-23, 25-11. Warrior Chelsea Sipowicz earned eight points, two aces and ten digs. Cassie Sipowicz tallied nine points, thr ee aces and nine digs. Courtney Casey added 15 assists and seven digs.

JOHNSBURG — The Cougars took the win with two goals from Lindsay Schleag Oct. 12, WARRENSBURG — The Bur ghers wer e marking the Jaguars first and only league swept Oct. 12, 25-8, 25-11, 25-8. loss in the regular season.

Hartford 3, Warrensburg 0

Photo by Kim Ladd/Lifescapes Photography

Warrensburg’s Makayla Baker earned three assists and an ace. Autumn Smith earned two kills and a dig.

Hartford 3, Lake George 0 HARTFORD — The W arriors wer e swept Oct. 14, 26-24, 25-13, 25-21. Lake George’s Courtney Casey earned 10 points, four aces, four assists and a dig. Amanda Chambers tallied four points, three kills and a dig. Hayley Humiston earned three points and one ace.

Hadley/Luzerne 3, Warrensburg 0 WARRENSBURG — The Bur ghers wer e swept Oct. 14, 25-9, 25-9, 25-9. Warrensburg’s Autumn Smith earned a kill and a block.

Lake George 3, Hudson Falls 1 LAKE GEORGE — The Warriors earned a home win Oct. 17, 25-11, 25-15, 18-25, 25-19. Lake George’s Amanda Chambers earned nine points, thr ee aces, seven digs, six kills and four blocks. Hayley Humiston earned nine points, four aces, four kills, two digs and one block. Courney Casey added 16 points, three aces, nine assists and five digs. Emily Borgh earned seven points.

Football L. George 38, Bishop Gibbons 25 SCHENECTADY — The W arriors earned an away win Oct. 15. Peter Fisher opened scoring for Lake George on a 13-yard run in the first quarter, following it up with a two-point conversion. In the second, Alex Labruzzo scored on a pass fr om T yler Br own. Rob For d ran six yards for another touchdown. After a Bishop Gibbons inter ception that gave the W arriors’ opponents a 55-yar d r un to the endzone, Peter Fisher earned another touchdown on a seven-yard run to close the half. After a third quarter that yielded no Lake George scoring, Ford received a touchdown pass from Brown and Fisher ran in his second touchdown to earn the decisive Warrior win. Marty Zivica earned 174 yar ds on 22 carries, while Fisher followed with 96 yards on 9 carries. Brown passed for 93 yar ds on five attempts with three completions.

October 22, 2011

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ADOPTION A TRULY happy couple with so much love to share hopes to give your precious newborn a lifetime of happiness. Michael and Eileen 18 7 7 - 9 5 5 - 8 3 5 5


KURBY CENTRIA Vacuum Cleaner with shampoo kit, $800. 518-623-5444.

1/2 price insulation, 4x8 sheets, high R, up to 4” thick, Blue Dow, 1/2” insul board. 518-597-3876 or Cell 518-812-4815

MIXED SPORT Collectibles, 18,000+ sports cards, boxed sets, uncut sheets, magazines, portraits, 17 Coca Cola Santa cards, other collectibles. Email me for complete listing and pictures, $325.

100 yds. Topsoil $18/yd 10 yds Chip Bark Mulch $25/yd 50-8’ Locust/Fence Posts $4/ea. 1-30’ Treated Power Pole $100 20 Cords 8’ Long Popple Firewood $60/cord PREGNANT? CONSIDERING ADOPTION? 6 Cords 8’ Long Softwood Slabs $50/cord You choose from families nationwide. LIV- 500 Bd. Ft. Ash Lumber 1”-.95 Bd. Ft. ING EXPENSES PAID. Abby’s One True Gift 300 Bd. Ft. White Birch 1”-.75 Bd. Ft. Adoptions. 866-413-6292, 24/7 Void/Illinois 500 Bd Ft Mixed Species Hrdwood $1/Bd Ft PREGNANT? CONSIDERING ADOPTION? 50 Pcs. 1”x8”x10’ Rough Pine $4.75/ea. FFTA is here to help. We offer counseling, 50 Pcs. 1”x8”x8’ Rough Pine $3.75/ea. 50 Pcs. 1”x10”x8’ Rough Pine $4.75/ea. financial assistance, and many different families/ options to consider. Please 50 Pcs 2”x4”x8’ Planed Cedar $5.00/ea. call Joy: 1-866-922-3678. www.foreverfamili- 100 Pcs 3”x4”x8’ Planed Cedar (posts-decks) $7.50/ea. 100 Pcs. 2”x4”x8’ Planed Pine $2.50/ea. PREGNANT? CONSIDERING ADOPTION? 100 Pcs. 2”x6”x8’ Planed Pine $4.00/ea. Talk with caring adoption expert. You choose CALL (518) 597-3647 from families nationwide. LIVING EXPENSES PAID. Call 24/7 Abby’s One True Gift 15’ TRI-HULL Boat, 2 Motors, 50hp & 8hp, Birdseye Fish Finder, $1000. Craftsman 220 Adoptions 866-413-6296 amp Tablesaw & 10” Radial Arm Saw, $150 each. 518-546-8278 ADOPTION: A secure, happy, loving home awaits your baby. Expenses paid. Marcy & Andrew, 1-888-449-0803


GE CLOTHES Dryer - LP Gas. Works Fine. $25. 518-685-3031.

AUCTIONS DON’T MISS THIS ONE! October 22nd @ 4 pm Bridge Street Auction HOSTS “Storage Wars” ON SITE @ 788 State Route 3

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FIREWOOD FIREWOOD GREEN or seasoned available cut, Split & delivered, 25 years of year-round dependable service. Steve Smith, 518-494-4077, Brant Lake. Warren County Heap vendor.

SEASONED FIREWOOD - Cut, split & delivered within 10 miles of Chestertown. $285 full cord, $100 face cord. 518-494-2321. Call and place your listing at 1-800-989-4237

1971 SNOW - Jet, excellent condition, runs great, $550.00. More info call 518-293-7605. 4 - 31X10.50R15 ON CHROME RIMS, 6 LUG CHEVY, BEST OFFER. 99 FORD WINDSTAR, 2002 FORD TAURUS, 1995 FORD BRONCO. 84 34’ CLASS A RV, 454 V8, 31,000 ORIGINAL MILES, FINANCING AVAILABLE ON RV, 82 CJ7 304 V8, 4 SPEED, ROLL BAR, 33” MUDDER TIRES, 1998 ARCTIC CAT 600 TRIPLE ZRT. EMPIRE KITCHEN WOOD STOVE. 30 ASSORTED TRAPS WITH WOODEN BOX. 518-597-3270 4 SIDED MARBLE LAMP; $15 call 802-5584557 ANDERSON WINDOWS for sale: One 5ft.4in X 6ft terratone temp low E w/SCR, hardware*, One 5ft.4in X 6ft terratone non temp low E w/SCR hardware**, One 3ft. X 4ft terratone temp low E w/SCR, hardware***. Brand new, stored at T. C. Murphy Lumber CO. Original prices 1245.50*, 1059.50**, 465.50*** = 2770.50. Will sell for $2400, no tax. Contact 518-494 5436. ANTIQUE WOOD cookstove, circa 1900, Glenwood 90-K, Weir Stove Company, Taunton, Mass., $800. 518-532-9270. BOWLING BALL(CHILD’s)with brand new carrying bag: $24.99 call 802-459-2987 CENTURY 6’ TRUCK CAP, HAS 3 SLIDING WINDOWS WITH SCREENS. ALSO BEDLINER. EXCELLENT CONDITION. $1100 VALUE, ASKING $500. 518-5467913. FOR SALE one (1) 2000 Bob Cat 763 Skid Steer Loader - a minimum bid of $3,000 Machine may be inspected at Town of Chester Transfer Station, Landon Hill Rd, Chestertown. Bids opened on November 9, 2011 at 7:30 pm. Town Clerk, Box 467, Chestertown NY 12817 HUFFY MOUNTAIN BIKE like new $75.00 call Shep # 518-578-4584 MEMORY FOAM THERAPEUTIC NASA VISCO MATTRESSES WHOLESALE! T$299 F-$349 Q-$399 K-$499 ADJUSTABLES - $799 FREE DELIVERY 25 YEAR WARRANTY 90 NIGHT TRIAL 1-800ATSLEEP 1-800-287-5337 WWW.MATTRESSDR.COM

MOTORIZED TRAVEL Chair, new batteries, excellent condition, $1200. Call 518-2221338. PIANO FOR Sale, Studio Upright, $450. 518623-4642. RED SLATE Slab 24”wx32”lx3”d, used asking $650 (new = 900+). Sears XP70 Proform exercise bike w/instructions, asking $75. Call 518-644-9704. SINGER KENMORE PORTABLE SEWING MACHINE $50.00 Call Shep #518-578-5500 TRAILER FOR Sale - Doolittle Special Order, Drop Down Ramp, Extra High Mesh Sides, Mounted Spare Tire, Wood Floor, Extras Included, $1200. 518-494-2270. VERY OLD Antique Machinist Tool Chest. Very good condition. $99 Firm. 315-6864851. VINTAGE 1970 Sansui 5000 stereo amplifier tuner. Excellent condition except one lamp burnt.Loud, nice sound. $99 Steve 518-2937297

FURNITURE BRASS & CREAM colored metal day bed w/pull out 2nd bed underneath. $95. 518222-9802.

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MUSIC CLARINET, VIOLIN, FLUTE, TRUMPET, Amplifier, Fender Guitar $75 each. Upright Bass, Cello, Saxophone, French Horn, Drums $189 each. Others 4-sale 1-516-3777907

PETS & SUPPLIES AKC CAIRN TERRIER Beautiful wheaten Cairn puppies for sale. Hiking, camping, even jogging - they love to go along, but also remain great lap dogs. Ready 11/26. Perfect early Christmas presents $550 (518)5329539 BEAUTIFUL FAMILY raised Teacup York Shire Terrier Puppies, AKC Registered, 1st shots & wormed, $1,000. 518-529-0165 or 315-244-3855 FAMILY RAISED AKC Yellow Lab Puppies, 1st. shots, 1 yr. health Gurantee, $400 each. 518-529-0165 or 315-244-3855 OLDE ENGLISH Bulldogge Pups, 5 males, bully, registered, fawns, brindles. Ready 8/3. Taking deposits. Family raised, parents on premises, health guarantee, $1600+. 518-597-3090.

SPORTING GOODS BAR SIZE Pool Table, Slate Top, Good Condition, $450. 518-585-7020.

WANTED BUYING COINS- Gold, Silver & ALL Coins, Stamps, Paper Money, Entire Collections worth $5,000 or more. Travel to your home. CASH paid. Call Marc 1-800488-4175 BUYING EVERYTHING! Furs, Coins, Gold, Antiques, Watches, Silver, Art, Diamonds. “The Jewelers Jeweler Jack” 1-917-6962024 By Appointment. Lic-Bonded CASH FOR CARS and TRUCKS: Get A Top Dollar INSTANT Offer! Running or Not! 1888-416-2208 DONATE A CAR - Food on Wheels. Helping seniors less fortunate. Free tow within 3 hours. Serving the community since 1992. Two-week vacation package. or visit us at 1-800-364-5849. DONATE YOUR CAR, BOAT OR REAL ESTATE. Fully tax deductible, IRS recognized charity, Free pick-up & tow. Any model or condition. Help needy children. 1-800-596-4011 Call and place your listing at 1-800-989-4237

Distribution Coordinator Denton Publications has an immediate opening for a detail-oriented individual who will be responsible, among other duties, for producing accurate Postal Reports, maintaining subscription databases, and assisting with all aspects of distributing our newspapers and inserts. Candidates must be proficient with PC computers, Excel spreadsheets and have exceptional organizational skills. This is your opportunity to work for a 62-year-old independently owned company with an excellent business and financial reputation. Generous hourly wage, shared cost health insurance, paid days off, matching retirement program and life insurance. Send resume to: Tom Henecker, Human Resource Manager or call 518-873-6368 x222 Denton Publications PO Box 338, 14 Hand Ave., Elizabethtown, NY 12932





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WANTED DONATE YOUR CAR, Boat or Real Estate. Fully Tax Deductible. IRS Recognized Charity. Free Pick-Up & Tow. Any Model or Condition. Help Needy Children. 1-800-930-4543 DONATE YOUR CAR. FREE TOWING “Cars for Kids.” Any Condition. Tax Deductible. Outreach Center 1-800-521-7566 FAST PAYMENT for sealed, unexpired DIABETIC TEST STRIPS-up to $17/Box! Most brands. Shipping Prepaid. Call today & ask for Emma 1-888-776-7771 FRASIER’S Timber Harvesting: Wanted standing timber to harvest. Paying best stumpage prices. Call: 518-585-2690 or 518586-1786. NORTH COUNTRY Taxidermy Main Street, Keene, NY 518-576-4318. Full Service Taxidermy 40 Years Experience. We Buy Bears over 5’ (200 labs). Bear Gall & Claws, Red & Gray Fox, Coons, Bob Cats, Coyotes ETC. Whole.

SCRAP METAL - We will pick-up. 518-5866943.

ROYAL WOOD SHAVINGS of Queensbury, NY is buying Poplar, Aspen, Basswood, and Pulp. Also Pine Logs and Pine Pulp and Standing Timber/Wood Lots. Call Buyer at 518-932-2104.

WANTED: YEARBOOKS - $15 each for any high school 1940-1988 not in our collection. 1-972-768-1338.

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• Computer Diagnostics • Brakes • Tires • Shocks • Batteries • Exhaust Work • Tune-ups • Cooling System Maintenance • Transmission Maintenance • Lube, Oil & Filters • New York State Inspections • Offering A Complete Line of Tires • 24 Hour Towing


LOOKING FOR OUR RETIREMENT PLACE: LEVEL or gently sloped 3-10 acre parcel with nice view near Ticonderoga/Hague on public road. Prefer access to public utilities, power, water, sewer. Call 610-588-6334.


1-800-682-1643 597-3640



NY LAND SALE: 33 acres on bass lake $39,900. 5 acres borders sandy creek forest with deer creek $19,900. 40 new properties. Call: 1-888-683-2626

3943 Main Street, Warrensburg, NY 12885


TOWN OF Lake George - 1/2 acre building lot. Village water, upscale neighborhood, build-out basement, mountain views. $59,000. Will hold mortgage for qualified buyer, 20% down. 518-668-0179.

BIGELOW ROAD, Moriah, NY. Beautiful rustic home on 2 acres. 1 Floor, 3 bedroom, bonus room, mud room, living room, dining room, kitchen, 1 bathroom, w/enclosed W/D hook-up. 20 minutes to Elizabethtown. $165,000 negotiable. Call 518-546-7002 or 518-546-7007.

Automotive Service, Inc.

24 Hour Emergency Service Main St., Warrensburg

NC MOUNTAINS. E-Z Finish Log Cabin Shell/Land - $89,900. Homesites, 11 acres $29,900. 1-828-429-4004 Code1

AVAILABLE NOW!!! 2-4 Bedroom homes Take Over Payments No Money Down/No Credit Check Call 1-888-269-9192

Fuel oil • K-1 Kerosene Diesel • Automatic Delivery Heating Equipment • Sales Installation • Cleaning • Repairs


NY STATE Land Liquidation Sale ends this Month! *Large Acreage *Waterfront *Lots w/ Camps *TOP HUNTING LANDS!! Over 150 tracts. ALL BARGAINS! Call 800-229-7843 Or visit

WANTED TO Rent/Rent To Buy/Buy. House and property outside of any village. Port Henry-Ticonderoga-Crown Point area. 518562-1075.


LITTLE FALLS NY AREA - 59.9 acres hilltop field, woods $77,000. 32 acres field, woods $75,000. 17.3 acres fields, great views $29,000. Owner financing. 518-861-6541

ADIRONDACK “ BY OWNER” 1000+ photo listing of local real estate for sale, vacation rentals & timeshares. Owners: List with us for only $275 per year. Visit on-line or call 518-891-9919



To advertise call 580-9526 for only $18 a week!*


FOR SALE - TRAILER NEEDS A HOME, 8’ X 25’ all 2x6 construction, Outside is all textured 111, inside is all knotty pine throughout. 6” insulation throughout, 3 axles, cathedral ceilings. $4,500. 518-955-0222.




585-2845 597-3634 90916

Professional Cleaning Service RESIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL Reason able R ates



**FREE FORECLOSURE LISTINGS** Over 400,000 properties nationwide. Low down payment. Call now 1-800-749-3041

GARAGE/STORAGE Space For Rent, 22.5’ x 12.5’, For Boat, Car or Storage. Downtown Hague. $100 Per Month. Call 518-543-6527.


GRAVES TRUCKING Jim Graves, Jr. 11 SHUFELT WAY SCHROON LAKE, NY 12870 518-532-9538 518-796-1865 AAA Towing, NYS Only Accepts Most Credit Cards



October 22, 2011

Adirondack Journal - 19

Help Wanted

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HELP WANTED $100,000 income opportunity work with a Billion Dollar Pharmacy Benefit Manager Call 1-877-308-7959 EXT234 today $1000 WEEKLY* PAID IN ADVANCE!!! WE NEED HOME WORKERS TO MAIL OUR COMPANY BROCHURES. ***WORK AT HOME*** LEGITIMATE HOME-BASED OPENINGS - NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED!!! $1500 WEEKLY* AT HOME COMPUTER WORK Make Money By Simply Entering Data For Our Company. No Experience Needed! ***HOMEWORKERS GET PAID DAILY*** NOW ACCEPTING:

2011 POSTAL Positions $13.00-$36.50+/hr., Federal hire/full benefits. Call Today! 1-866477-4953 Ext. 150 AIRLINES ARE HIRING - Train for high paying Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified - Job Placement Assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance (866)296-7093 DO YOU HAVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO PROMOTE? Reach as many as 5 million potential candidates in central and western New York with a 15-word classified ad for just $350! Place your ad online at or call 1-877-275-2726 DRIVER- DAILY PAY! Hometime Choices: Express lanes 7/ON- 7/OFF, 14/ON- 7/OFF, WEEKLY. Flexible Schedules. New Trucks! CDL-A, 3 months recent experieince required. 800-414-9569

Call and place your listing at 1-800-989-4237

**2011 POSTAL JOBS!** $14 to $59 hour + Full Federal Benefits. No Experience Required. NOW HIRING! Green Card OK. 1866-477-4953, Ext 237. EARN $1000’S WEEKLY Receive $12 every envelope Stuffed with sales materials. 24-hr. Information 1-866-268-4221 code 14 EARN EXTRA CASH WEEKLY!! Work from home as an envelope stuffer. No experience required. Call 1-855-220-1722 or go to

MYSTERY SHOPPERS! Earn up to $150 daily. Get paid to shop pt/ft. Call now 800690-1272. PROCESS MAIL! Pay weekly! Free supplies! Bonuses! Genuine opportunity! Start immediately! Helping Homeworkers since 1992. 1-888-302-1516.


EXCELLENT WEEKLY income processing our mail! Free supplies! Bonuses! Helping Homeworkers since 1992. Genuine opportunity! Start immediately! 1-888-302-1523.

CLEANING SERVICE - Weekly, biweekly, seasonal. Homes, offices, cottages. Dependable. Reasonable Rates. Minerva/Newcomb Area. Call 518-251-0116 (Mary).

HELP WANTED! Make $1000 weekly mailing brochures from home! Guaranteed Income! No experience required. Start Immediately!

HANDYMAN/CONTRACTOR. Honest, reliable & dependable. Own transportation. Pay based on experience. 518-260-1828.

LOOKING FOR Opportunity? Professional Field Representative wanted for Ticonderoga area. Proven sales track, broad product portfolio, management opportunities, excellent income potential and benefits for those who qualify. Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society, Omaha, Nebraska. Resumes to or call 518-569-1908. MAINTENANCE PERSON WANTED, must have knowledge in electrical, plumbing and carpenter work, Lawns, snow removal and general maintenance. Person must be a self motivator and have a clean drivers license. Send resume to; PO Box 542 Schroon Lake, NY 12870. MINERVA CENTRAL School has an immediate opening for a full-time teaching assistant. For complete application information contact: Timothy Farrell, Superintendent, Minerva Central School, PO Box 39, Olmstedville, NY 12857, 518-251-2000.

MONTCALM MANOR in Ticonderoga is seeking a Transporter, Certified Personal Care Aide and Home Health Aide who has flexible hours. Stop and pick up an application at 45 Montcalm Street, Ticonderoga, NY. PART TIME private duty nurses must be Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN),RN’s can apply if willing to work for the same rate, days and over-night shifts, in-home setting. Call for more details, Moriah Center 518-546-3218, after 5p.m. $18.00 per hour

WANTED: FULL-TIME Cleaner-Indian Lake Central School Deadline for Application: October 28, 2011 Send application to: Mark T. Brand, Superintendent Indian Lake Central School 28 W Main Street Indian Lake, NY 12842 Website for applications: CHECK us out at


Need an auto? Need someone to take that auto off your hands?

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HUFFY MOUNTAIN BIKE like new $75.00 call Shep # 518-578-4584 ROLL TOP Tonneau Cover for small Truck $99.00. Call 518-523-9456 STUDDED SNOWS on alloy rims. Cooper 235/75R 15. Used one season. Asking $375. 518-251-5110.

BOATS 14’ ADIRONDACK Guide Boat, complete w/trailer, oars, cover & cherry caned seats. Never been used. $6,000 firm. 518-6429576. 1985 SEA Ray 27 feet Cuddy cabin. Excellent condition, Low usage. Stored indoors last 12 years Bolton Marina. Can be seen and run from achorage in Bolton. $6,000. 518-222-9837. 2005 SEASWIRL 2101 cuddy I/O 5.0 Volvo downriggers/gps/etc., excellent condition. $23,000. 518-796-7570.

CARS FOR SALE 1978 FIAT Spider Convertible, classic, running condition, garage stored. Asking $6,000 will accept offers. 518-668-2638. 1998 F250 Super Duty V10 with Fisher Plow, $6500. 518-624-2580. 2002 CHEVY Blazer, 4WD, 2DR, 72k, black, good condition, NADA $7375 retail, asking $5500 OBO. Call 518-585-2267. 2004 DODGE Durango, Silver, Sunroof, Great Condition, Must See, $8,000. Call 518585-7020. 2005 JEEP Wrangler SE. Black/Black. Excellent Condition. No Options. No Modifications. Many Extras. Under 58,000. $11,200. 518-791-4122.

FARM EQUIPMENT 1964 FORD 4000 4cyl., gas. Industrial loader & Industrial Front End, 12 spd. Sherman Transmission, pie weights, 3 pt. hitch & PTO. $5000. 518-962-2376

MOTORCYCLE/ ATV 2007 KAWASAKI ATV 650, V-Twin, $1200 rim/tire package. Plow and winch included, 240 original miles, like new. 518-260-0911. 2008 SUZUKI DR 650 on & off road, only 1600 miles, $3800 OBO. 518-585-7851 no calls after 9pm.

REC VEHICLES SALES/RENTALS 1979 SOUTHWIND Motor Home 27’, sleeps six, self contained generator, air condition, micro over, everything works. Firm $3500. Call 518-494-3215.

EXTRA ROOM STORAGE Self Storage 5x5 to 10x25


1995 GMC Yukon 4x4 Runs Good. Needs Muffler. Loaded, Dark Green, Good Tires $3500 OBO.Keeseville,NY 518-261-6418 Call us at 1-800-989-4237

Brant Lake Storage, Inc.

Storage Units Available (Large & Small)


AUTO DONATIONS A-1 DONATE YOUR CAR! Breast Cancer Research foundation! Most highly rated breast cancer charity in America! Tax Deductible/Fast Free Pick Up. 800-771-9551 CARS/TRUCKS WANTED! Top $$$$$ PAID! Running or Not, All Years, Makes, Models. Free Towing! We’re Local! 7 Days/Week. Call Toll Free: 1-888-416-2330 DONATE A CAR - Free Next Day Pick-Up. Help Disabled Kids. Best Tax Deduction. Free Vacation Gift. Call Special Kids Fund 7 days/week 1-866-448-3865



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DONATE A CAR - SAVE A CHILD’S LIFE! Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch: Helping Abused and Neglected Children in NY for over 30 years. Please Call 1-800-936-4326. DONATE VEHICLE: RECEIVE $1000 GROCERY COUPONS. NATIONAL ANIMAL WELFARE FOUNDATION SUPPORT NO KILL SHELTERS HELP HOMELESS PETS FREE TOWING, TAX DEDUCTIBLE, NONRUNNERS ACCEPTED 1-866-912-GIVE DONATE YOUR CAR to CANCER FUND of AMERICA to help SUPPORT CANCER PATIENTS. Tax Deductible. Next Day Towing. Receive Vacation Voucher. Call 7 Days 1-800-835-9372 DONATE YOUR CAR! Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Most highly rated breast cancer charity in America! Tax deductible/Fast, Free Pick-up! 1-888-6722162

$15 Ad runs for 3 weeks, one zone, plus $9 for each additional zone, or run all 5 zones for 3 weeks for $50

DONATE YOUR Car! Civilian Veterans & Soldiers Help Support Our U.S. Military Troops 100% Volunteer Free same Day Towing. Tax Deductible. Call and Donate Today! 1-800-471-0538 DONATE YOUR VEHICLE UNITED BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION. Free Mammogram RECEIVE $1000 GROCERY COUPON 1-888-4685964

VERMONT: Addison Eagle / Green Mountain Outlook


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LEGALS Adirondack Journal Legal Deadline Monday @ 3:00pm Please Send Legals By EMAIL To:

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ARCTIC CAT Prowler side-by-side for sale. Excellent shape. Under 300 miles, always been in the garage. Has full hard cab (with doors), winch, box enclosure and camo gun rack with case. $10,000. Call for details or to negotiate on the price at 518-585-2803.



BLOWN HEAD GASKET? Any vehicle repair yourself. State of the art 2-Component chemical process. Specializing in Cadillac Northstar Overheating. 100% guaranteed. 1866-780-9041

2000 HOLIDAY Rambler Alumascape 5th Wheel Camper, Fully Loaded, 2 Slides, Clean. Low NADA Value $14,605, Selling For $9,000. Call 518-585-6913.

VACANCY - TOWN OF CHESTER Planning Board and Alternate members needed. Interested people should contact Supervisor Frederick Monroe at 494-2711 or write to Box 423 Chestertown, NY 12817. AJ-10/22/11-1TC-27823 -----------------------------


Place an ad in Print and Online

Any one item under $99 MAIL TO: THE CLASSIFIED SUPERSTORE 102 Montcalm St., Suite 2 Ticonderoga, NY 12883


Monday by 4:00 p.m. online and at our office:


102 Montcalm St., Suite 2, Ticonderoga NY


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October 22, 2011

*Prices include all available rebates. Must qualify for returning or Conquest Lessee and Military rebates, plus tax and DMV fees. Must finance thru Special IDL Program with last payment 10% of MSRP to well qualified buyers. 0% in lieu of rebates. ** Leases are based on 10,000 miles a year with $2999 down or trade equity; 1st payment, taxes, security deposit and DMV fees due at inception. 20 Cents a mile overage. Security deposit waived on 200 and Town & Country to well qualified buyers. Offers end 10/28/11.


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