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Town of Lake George keeps taxes nearly level Some special districts to see hikes By Thom Randall
LAKE GEORGE — Although predicting an increase of 6.37 percent in expenditures, the 2017 Lake George town budget calls for the tax rate to go up only 1 cent per $1,000 of
assessed valuation. Approved by the Lake George Town Board at its Nov. 14 meeting, the budget curbs spending to within the state’s tax cap — which results in town property owners receiving tax rebate checks. The town’s 2017 appropriations for their general and highway funds plus special districts total $6.11 million, an increase of
$365,852 over this year. The amount to be raised by taxes in 2017 is $2.56 million, an increase of $64,468. This is to be supplemented by $381,000 to be drawn from fund balance and $3.23 million in revenues. The major factors in the increased appropriations are health insurance costs which are to rise about 8 percent, and a 3 percent raise
for most town employees, town Supervisor Dennis Dickinson said. The latter appropriation is offset by one departing employee not being replaced, yielding a net savings of $44,561 in highway personnel expenses. Operating expenses for the Caldwell Sewer District operations are expected to rise from >> Story Continued | pg. 13
Snowmobilers mobilize at Boreas hearing Local biz, sportsmen groups speak at Schroon Lake hearing
By Pete DeMola
Both area residents and visitors gathered Nov. 26 in Lake George’s Shepard Park for the annual ‘Lite Up the Village’ holiday kickoff celebration in which thousands of colorful lights are suddenly energized. This year’s event featured a new parade of decorated fire trucks as well as visits with Santa, live music and fireworks. The dazzling decorations with many thousands of lights are to remain illuminated through the holiday season. For more, see page 13. Photo by Amanda Metzger
SCHROON LAKE — Plaid outweighed green last week at Schroon Lake Central as the Adirondack Park Agency hosted the latest public hearing as part of the classification process for Boreas Ponds, the newly acquired parcel of state land located in the central Adirondacks. Local sporting groups, snowmobilers and business leaders said it is critical to allow as much recreational use as possible on the tract in order to accommodate aging sportsmen and to facilitate recreation that will aid the local economy. Many speakers endorsed Alternative 1, which cleaves the parcel in two, allowing a split between Wild Forest and Wilderness. >> See BOREAS HEARING | pg. 19
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Lake George Village mayor proposes building out fire station to host ambulance squad
By Thom Randall
LAKE GEORGE — For many years struggling with an inadequate building, the Lake George Emergency Squad may have new headquarters in a few years, if a proposal aired at a recent village board meeting becomes reality. The Lake George Village board discussed purchasing the residential property at 177 Ottawa St. adjacent to the village fire station either for future station expansion or additional parking — and Mayor Robert Blais suggested the space could be used to for expanding the station to host offices and a garage for the local ambulance corps. Blais said such a conversion of the fire station into a village public safety building would allow both the emergency squad and the fire department to use the existing fire hall’s meeting rooms, fitness center and kitchen to best advantage. He also said such a move might centralize response to emergencies, and boost the efficiency of the agencies’ operations. “Since the rescue squad is looking for new quarters, it seems to me that adding two bays onto the existing firehouse might be economically attractive to taxpayers,” Blais said, noting that the cost of buying land and developing a new stand-alone station for the ambulance squad would likely be far more expensive. He said that Tanya White, owner of the property, is eager to sell the two parcels which are situated between Ottawa and Iroquois streets. White has offered the village the right of first refusal on purchase of the property, Blais said. He said an appraiser hired by the village to determine market value concluded was it was worth about $220,000, far less than the $311,000-plus sum cited in an appraisal the owner had commissioned. Village Public Works Superintendent Dave Harrington estimated that demolishing the two houses on the property would cost $200,000 or more. Blais responded that the cost of providing new squad headquarters would be shouldered by taxpayers in both the village and town. Noting that the ambulance squad officials had years ago declined an offer to share space in the new fire station when it was under development, Blais said he would contact both the ambulance and fire officials to see if shared quarters was feasible. Responding to the proposal aired at the meeting, village Fire Chief Jason Berry offered his thoughts.
“It could be a good thing if emergency services were all located under one roof,” he said. In other business, the village board: • endorsed an idea to create a Facebook page to promote events and keep in touch with local residents. Village trustees agreed that a policy on its administration and postings should be in place before it goes live. Trustee Ray Perry volunteered to work with Village Clerk-Treasurer Darlene Gunther on the project. Blais said a village employee had offered to keep it updated. • heard from Blais that he has discussed with state Department of Environmental Conservation officials about planned improvements to Dog Beach, and that Blais has pledged the village’s cooperation. • discussed taking action to enforce a ban on dogs and other domestic animals at Gage Brook Recreation Area and Park — although a dog show is held there annually. Village officials talked about how people are bringing their dogs there, but not cleaning up their dogs’ excrement. Blais said he would send a letter to the Lake George Youth Commission citing the problem. • heard that the board has been awarded a grant from the Charles Wood Foundation to install new stage lighting, sound amplification and additional tiered seating at the village’s Shepard Park amphitheater. The two- part grant is for $25,000 outright, plus $25,000 additional if a matching amount is raised from the public — potentially providing $75,000 for the upgrades. Expressing appreciation for the grant, Blais said fundraising for the matching portion would begin soon.
State’s youth obesity rate decreasing WASHINGTON, D.C. — New York’s obesity rate among young children from low-income families decreased from 16.1 percent in 2010 to 14.3 percent in 2014, according to a study published last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Department of Agriculture. New York’s rate is 26th highest. Overall, obesity showed a statistically significant decrease in 31 states and three territories and increased significantly in four states (Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio and West Virginia) among 2-to-4-year-olds enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) from 2010 to 2014. Officials said they were heartened by the decline.
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Despite hiked bill, village board decides to pay for extra fire truck repairs By Thom Randall
LAKE GEORGE — After expressing alarm over unanticipated extra expenses for repairs, the Lake George Village Board decided Nov. 21 to appropriate money to refurbish its tower fire truck. Concerns were aired that the cost of repairs conducted by a fire equipment repair business ballooned from an estimate of about $41,000 to nearly $60,000 while their mechanics were working on it. Vander Molen Fire Apparatus cited the lower figure earlier this fall after they initially inspected the 1994 ladder truck, noting that repairs were needed to fix its aerial lift cradle,
a leaking pump, a rusty undercarriage and a deteriorated fly boom. But while mechanics were conducting repairs about a month ago, they found more problems including inadequate rear brakes, a leaking radiator and deterioration of the climbing ladder, Mayor Robert Blais told village board members at their Nov. 21 meeting. Most of the work was completed, and the village received an invoice for nearly $20,000 more than they expected — which dismayed town and village board members, particularly Lake George Town Supervisor Dennis Dickinson. He said at the November town board meeting that a representative from Vander Molen or the fire department should have notified
the village and town before the additional repairs were undertaken. He also told Lake George Fire Department officials they needed to have better communication with town leaders, since the town is the primary funding source for the agency. In September, the village board decided not to pursue a proposal to purchase a relatively new demonstrator tower fire truck at a cost of $935,000, and they voted to repair the existing one instead. The decision was made primarily because town officials balked at buying a new truck, citing that refurbishing Lake George’s ambulances was more urgent. Also, local officials were wary that the “new” demonstrator truck actually had more miles on its odometer than the existing tower
truck which fire department officials said had deteriorated so much it wasn’t worth repairing. According to contract, the town pays 77 percent of the cost of the village fire department’s expenses. Nov. 21, the village board voted to shift money from the village’s various budget categories to pay for the full amount of the additional expenses, with the expectation that the town will pay its 77 percent share next year — because town leaders said they couldn’t pay their portion until mid-2017 considering their budget for 2017 was already set. Blais said the appropriation for tower truck repairs would nearly deplete the money budgeted to pay for unanticipated expenses incurred by the fire department in 2017.
Town justices ask for help due to court clerk’s retirement By Thom Randall
LAKE GEORGE — Lake George town justices appealed to their town board Nov. 14 for extra administrative help in keeping up with their ever-increasing workload. Local justices Brian Reichenbach and Michael Stafford, requested that the town amend its 2017 budget by appropriating funds for a part-time clerk position, an expense not included in the budget. One of the town’s two court clerks, Nancy Earl, is to retire by this summer, and a part-time clerk is needed to assist during the transition to another clerk, the judges said. They suggested that Jennifer Bashant be hired as soon as possible to help in the court office for 8 to 10 hours total on Wednesdays and Thursdays, the days that court is held. It was noted that the town now has a court officer on duty only one of these two days instead of both, saving the town $80 per week. Town Board member Nancy Stafford said she supported hiring additional help in the town court noting their heavy workload and the increasing complexity of their work. “There are so many tasks that court clerks need to do and must be done right,” she said.
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Dickinson expressed dismay that the request was made after the budget was prepared, but he said that town officials would review the matter. In other business, the town board: • adopted two resolutions toward being designated by the state as a Climate Smart community — one resolution to ban idling engines of town vehicles; the second resolution to document its present energy usage so the state can use it as a baseline for quantifying the effectiveness of future conservation initiatives. • voted to provide vacation time off, holidays and sick pay for part-time employees on a prorated basis. Health coverage is to be made available to part-timers, but they would have to foot the full cost. The change would affect only two current employees and result in no additional cost to the town, Dickinson said, observing that neighboring communities were already offering such benefits. • amended the town’s employment policy so it specifies that employees must work more than five hours in a day to receive a paid 60-minute lunch hour. • were informed that two enterprises have responded to the town’s “request for proposals” to install solar panels on the town hall’s flat roof. • entertained a request from the proprietor of Blue Lagoon or stories. The troop may feature your photo on one of their websites, or ask your permission to use it in the pictorial history book which is being developed. If you have any materials which may be of interest including memorabilia, equipment or documents, organizers ask that they let them know. Troop B will be having an Open House in September 2017 and loaned items for this local event are needed. For more information, visit centennial.troopers.ny.gov.
Resort to be connected to the Diamond Point Water District and pay annual out-of-district fees. A two-story motel building is being constructed on the Blue Lagoon premises, and state regulations call for fire sprinklers that require appropriate flow and pressure. Board member Dan Hurley warned the district’s water supply has a lot of issues, considering that a number of residents leave faucets running so their pipes don’t freeze, or they let them freeze and break, which draws down substantially on the water supply. Dickinson said the request would be reviewed. • heard from board members Nancy Stannard and Marisa Muratori that the initiative to open Prospect Mountain Highway recently to honor veterans was a “tremendous success.” Thanking Dan Hurley and Denny Galloway for establishing the event, the two said that people driving up the mountain in the promotion hailed from as far away as California and Indiana. Muratori said that a lot of veterans attended, and shared their life stories with others.
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LG mayor says ditching health insurance for future public officials could save By Thom Randall
LAKE GEORGE — Lake George Village Mayor proposed to the village board Nov. 21 that the village phase out its longstanding practice of providing health insurance for village board members, including the mayor. Citing ever-rising costs of coverage, Blais suggested that all the village’s elected officials taking office from 2017 onward not be granted health insurance, but instead receive an additional stipend. Present board members, he said would not lose coverage. Blais said that the cost of providing health insurance for the village trustees and mayor was presently $134,000, a 12 percent increase over the prior year. For years, village employees have received stipends if they do not sign up for village health insurance — $500 for a plan covering an individual, $1,000 for two, and $1,500 for a family. Blais suggested raising those amounts to a range of $2,000 to $2,500. Blais expressed dismay that citizens seeking to run for a trustee post may be doing so primarily to acquire health insurance — rather than the altruistic aim of serving the community. He said that many prospective candidates in recent years have asked village hall personnel about the positions’ compensation. “The first question they ask is whether insurance is included,” Blais said, rolling his eyes. Blais suggested the board make a decision on the proposal well in advance of the village elections this next March. The subject is to be discussed at the December monthly meeting of the village board.
The Indian Lake Central School District Student Council, Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce and Country Christmas Tour (CCT) Steering Committee kicked off the Operation Decoration community service program on Nov. 14 at the Town of Indian Lake Meal Site. The program, named by the Student Council, offers all Indian Lake senior citizens assistance in hanging garlands, wreaths and lighting decorations on the exterior of their homes for the upcoming holiday season. Decoration assistance will be offered on Dec. 3 and 10. For more information, call Genine Longacker, ILSC Guidance Counselor, at 648-5024 or Brenda Valentine at 648-5636. Photo provided
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Indian Lake Central School announced the names of its honor roll students last week. Pictured are the students who were awarded top marks. Back row, left to right: John Meher, Aleixis Jackson, Ruby Lewin, Emily DeShaw, Kylie Cannan, Julia Schempp, Angelina Oliver, Anna Strader, Aidan Atwell, James Zumpano, Garrett Hutchins, Colby Roberts and Jacob Hall. Front row, left to right: Charlotte Liddle, Haylie Puterko, Olivia Zumpano, Andrea Puterko, Marilla Liddle, Gabriel Longacker, Kaylie Norton and Gabriel Stanton. Photo provided
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“2016 was never expected to go the way it has, but I’ve got a feeling that trend will make for a nail biter come this fall. We may be about to witness the greatest drama American politics has ever seen.” I closed my April 23 column with the statement above, after suggesting a possible Trump-Sanders third party ticket should both lose their party’s nomination. Not only did I get heckled in emails from those proclaiming that the two would never combine forces, but I was also told in no uncertain terms that neither would survive their primaries. You’ve got to admit this was a very unusual election that has shaken the well established system to its core and continues to do so as President-elect Trump puts his cabinet in place, which has taken the same course as his candidacy, meaning the surprises just keep on coming. Perhaps by the time you read this he may have even nominated Mitt Romney for Secretary of State over his staunch supporter, Mayor Rudy Giuliani. If President-elect Trump has proven anything other than the fact that he is not your normal political candidate, he has certainly not been showing the vindictive side many feared would become his primary approach to governing. No Republican was more opposed to his candidacy than Mitt Romney. It’s almost unimaginable that he would even entertain a sit down with Mr. Romney, let alone give him any consideration for such a prominent position in his administration. Even more unimaginable is that Romney would consider a meeting, let alone consider a role that would tie him to Trump, a man he felt was morally unsuited for the office. While the national media scrambles about in a state of shock over the election results and tries its best to degrade the new President-elect before he even gets started, it appears the most predictable step is that President-elect Trump is planning to organize his administration like a wellrun business. Instead of appointing political hacks and cronies, Trump just may have another surprise for the pundits by putting the best people possible in roles where they will be held accountable for their success or failure. In my column of Sept. 26 >> See ALEXANDER | pg. 7
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Overtime law would have hurt small biz, young workers
ing dong, the overtime extension law is dead — at least temporarily. A federal judge in Texas last week issued an injunction against a federal directive to expand the number of workers eligible for time-and-a-half overtime pay. The ruling by Amos L. Mazzant III, of the Eastern District of Texas, sweeps away a cloud of uncertainty and gloom that has settled over the business and creative communities for much of the year. Under the regulations proposed by the Labor Department in May, the eligibility requirements for workers eligible for overtime pay were scheduled to double by Dec. 1, from $23,660 to $47,476 per year. Some 4.2 million workers were to be affected by the directive. Like the minimum wage, the proposal is noble in its sentiments, but fails miserably in its execution. The reasons are simple: Small businesses simply cannot afford such a drastic shift in payroll expenses. Secondly, the directive would have wreaked havoc on the fields that rely on brutal hours to break into competitive fields, including the media, teaching, political and nonprofit professions.
Moving those staffers to an hourly wage to accommodate the shift would do nothing but reduce productivity and discourage distinguishing oneself through hard work. Such a shift in workplace culture is unfair to employers and employees alike, both of whom have historically enjoyed a mutual understanding. Work hard, and you will move up the ladder by virtue of your talents. These are not miserable wretches toiling for hours without pay, but rather ambitious young people who are pursuing the American Dream. While this country was also built on equality, it was also built on hard work. We first sounded off against this policy in July, calling it a “grievous government overreach.” The courts agreed that the Obama administration exceeded its authority. We feel the same way now, and hope the injunction holds, and this new assault on business not be allowed to take root. The only injustice here was not toward workers, but rather free enterprise. The Sun Community News Editorial Board is comprised of Dan Alexander, John Gereau and Pete DeMola. We want to hear from you. Drop us a line on our Facebook page, or follow us on Twitter, to share your thoughts.
WillsboroÊ CentralÊ SchoolÊ Ô literallyÊ swimmingÊ inÊ moneyÕÊ To the Editor: How discouraging that Willsboro Central School District isn’t interested in looking into merging with E’town and Westport. We’re just too darn Willsboro proud, apparently! Let’s look at this, though, from the perspective of a taxpayer in the district. We have an $8.3 million per year budget for 265 students (which may or may not reflect the 25 students whose parents pay to send their child out of WCS District.) Don’t worry, lakefront property owners, that’s only $31,000 per year, per student. At that price, you’d expect WCS to be a PhD factory, yet, our last PhD was graduated in 1993. What a terrific little local employment club replete, with enough kitchen staff to run the Old Dock House on a busy Saturday night. Replete with fewer teachers than teacher’s aides. It is alleged that the Study Hall Monitor, the permanent substitute teacher, and WCS’s full-time attorney all have their own teacher’s aide, for crying out loud. If you’re paying school taxes, unlike half the WCS student’s parents who don’t even contribute financially to the district, you should be insulted that WCS is the 82nd highest per student per year cost in New York State. Unimaginable. If one didn’t know better, one might think WCS operates under a surplus and banks extra money for “rainy days” if/when needed in the future ... oh wait, that’s actually what they do with our valuable tax dollars. Literally swimming in money. Tens of thousands of dollars to go, after one of the best teachers in the building who was accused of wilting precious little flowers by daring to raise her voice in class, but not enough in the budget to hire a private investigator for two hours of their time to expose those who flagrantly disregard the rules by living outside the district and bring their children to WCS every morning — meanwhile using threats, coercion, and family connections so that all concerned parties will keep hushed. (I was told by the Queen Bee herself through a school official that if I choose to keep pushing this issue, I’d “better watch my anus.” (Promises, promises.)
So, let’s be clear: all you need is a false instrument saying you pay rent in the district and a wink and thumbs up from the school board in order to bring your out of district child to WCS. Rules be damned. Why have them in the first place? It might not be clear to all why Willsboro isn’t involved with merger talks, so, please allow me to show you how our local emperor wears no clothes: several of the local girls and a couple local guys will certainly lose their position and magic carpet ride benefits and retirements packages once Willsboro is forced by New York State to merge. Which will happen eventually. Until then, just keep quiet and get out your checkbooks. Let’s top the letter off by using this opportunity to point out that many of the teachers and staff at WCS push methamphetamines upon unwilling parents. BIG TIME. They call it medicine, but it’s methamphetamines; chemically indistinguishable from what your local meth dealer sells. Once a teacher gets it in their non-medically trained minds that a child has a specific and fictitious disorder, they have an entire program in place along with an alleged methamphetamines pushing school psychologist to strong arm young and impressionable parents into believing that their child was born with a methamphetamines deficiency. They say that they’re not allowed to suggest medical intervention or medicines — they say this until they’re blue in the face — but then, how on earth is it possible that there is alleged to be a class in WCS whereby the average number of kids who speak openly about “being on medicine” is more than five times the national average? Maybe we should have a closer look at community standards, too much time with video games and devices, the local culture of binge drinking cruddy canned beer, and amounts of alcohol sales tax collected locally to better understand why so many kids aren’t acting right in class? Am I the only one who drives by the local Drug Free School Zone and gets angry about the thought of buzzed out zombie children (as young as five) walking around zapped to the gills on methamphetamines for the convenience of the teachers? Willsboro Pride... yeah, right. Not since the 1990’s or before. My sincere apologies to the good ones who grace those halls and the ones who don’t push meth. Shame on the ones that do! Andy MacDougal Essex
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Ô WeÊ mustÊ doÊ betterÊ asÊ aÊ countryÕÊ To the Editor: Protests are disrupting the country and even now the simplest mention of President-Elect Trump’s name will send half of the country into disarray. Protests have rocked the country since the close election, and after all the drama and mudslinging, I just want everything to calm down so we can relax. I was with her, and she lost. Although I do not necessarily agree with President-Elect Trump, I can accept that he won. With problems, such as Standing Rock and Syria, we need to overcome our differences as a country and come together to, as President-Elect Trump says, “Make America Great Again.” Some of our candidates lost, some of our candidates won, and now, as a country, we must deal with the fallout. One thing is for sure though — we cannot afford another four or eight years of racial tension and anger. We must do better as a country. We must stay strong, unified and have faith in America’s ability to endure. Reanna Martin Moriah
TrumpÊ supportersÊ Ô gettingÊ exactlyÊ whatÊ theyÊ wantedÕ To the Editor: Trump supporters are getting exactly what they wanted! Trump said he would go after the bankers and big cats from Wall Street, and he has. Most of his close appointments are billionaires who run banks and Wall Street. He said he would build a wall across Mexico and now he feels it is not needed, as it would cost too much. His promise to lower taxes on the middle class is partly true but the top one percent will get a 13 percent cut while the most the middle class can expect is 2 percent if they are lucky. Actually, when one figures the loss standard deduction most of those in the middle class will pay more in taxes! There is also the matter of putting Hillary Clinton in jail! Now it seems the reality is, not only is he forgetting this promise, but he couldn’t do anything in the first place. There is no basis in law to charge Hillary with any crimes and the whole thing was a lie. Trump vowed to do away with the Department of Education on a Federal level but he recently put a billionaire friend in as the head of the Education Department. Speaking of vows, he touted “repeal and replace Obama Care,” but now he wants to keep most of the Affordable Care Act he said he would repeal. Surrounding himself with billionaires and putting them in high positions is contrary to what he said he would do to supporters. His claim at making government smaller seems to be put under the table as he finds more palaces for these very rich people he vowed to topple. Those belonging to unions who voted for Trump can be sure his colleagues in Congress will do their level best to put unions away for good. Workers can look forward to a government Department of Labor geared to protect their employers. Trump’s promise to keep jobs in America was a great way to get votes, but his record of buying foreign goods and having his brand manufactured in foreign countries shows differently. In point of fact his tax cuts to large companies will only benefit those companies. The money saved will go to his billionaire friends in the form of higher dividends on their stocks! Yes, Trump has fulfilled all his campaign promises and he hasn’t even been seated in office. I thank God everything mentioned here won’t be a bother to me. First, I happen to be in the 1 percent, so my taxes will be cut substantially! Second, I own several dividend paying stocks and other money producing options. Third, I don’t have any children of school age and I am retired living the good life with a home in Florida and a summer place in the Adirondacks. Fourth, I didn’t vote for Mr. Trump and I will receive all the benefits that will come from his presidency. What a Country, what a life! God Bless America and to those who were duped into voting for Trump I thank you! Gary Philip Guido, Ticonderoga
WillÊ weÊ reallyÊ beÊ betterÊ off ? To the Editor: We will now have a Republican President, House, and Senate. Will the economic life of our middle class improve? Many voters believed it would, especially with the selection of Donald Trump. A word of caution about great expectations. My Dad voted Republican his entire life. However, trickle down economics never made it to him or most of the families I grew up with. Like many other North Country men he worked two jobs; and my mother also worked, unusual for the 1950s and 1960s. Dad still found time to serve in the Rouses Point Volunteer Fire Department for 50 years. We got by: food, car, house, hunting, fishing, boy toys and good family gatherings, but nothing to spare. I went to college on aid, assistance jobs, and summer janitor work. We survived the way most do up here, we worked hard. So will it change when the new administration gives massive tax cuts to the rich? The rich will dump most of the extra money into the market; so if you are not invested there, you probably are not going to benefit. And if NAFTA is curtailed, the beneficial investments of our Canadian friends will dry up. I hope I am wrong, because so many are depending on their fortunes improving under Trump. Many white people voted for him because of hope for a better life, not because of racism or bigotry. Of corse there are white supremacists who voted for hate, but hopefully they are the exception. If you read my earlier letters, you know I believe Mr Trump is a danger to our national security, and an immoral person. However, many of my fellow voters believe he offers hope! For the sake of our country, I pray they are right. God Bless America! Joseph D. Dumoulin Lieutenant Colonel, USAF, Retired Jay
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Ô PartisanÊ witchÊ huntÕ Ê moreÊ importantÊ Ô thanÊ servingÊ AmericanÊ peopleÕ To the Editor: Embassy attacks during the presidencies of Republicans George W. Bush and Ronald Reagan:
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DURING BUSH ADMINISTRATION • 13 embassy attacks • 66 deaths • 3 American diplomats killed • 22 embassy employees killed Number of investigations: 0
DURING REAGAN ADMINISTRATION • 10 embassy attacks • 318 deaths • 1 US ambassador killed • 18 CIA officers • 254 marines Number of investigations: 1 DURING CURRENT ADMINISTRATION • 2 embassy attacks • 4 American deaths Number of investigations: 13 Cost to taxpayers for partisan witch hunt: $14 million. This is what Republicans think is more important than serving the American people. Joe DeMarco Jay
HelpÊ spreadÊ Ô lightÊ of Ê ChristmasÕ Ê inÊ December To the Editor: Christmas is a special, exciting time of year where families get together and have fun. Serving others and giving of their time and talents can help spread the spirit of Christmas to your family and others. Some of the best joyful memories are made by simple acts of service, such as caroling or bringing cookies to a friend. This December, we invite everyone to join us in spreading the light of Christmas to the world starting on Dec. 1, a worldwide day of service. Choose anyone and any way to serve. To help you, suggestions and an advent calendar can be found on mormon.org/christmas, along with an inspiring video on how we can spread light like Christ did. #LighttheWorld. We know and hope that by taking time to reach out and help others, this Christmas season will become a very joyful one for all those involved! Elder Bade and Elder Randall Middlebury, Vt.
SnopesÊ showsÊ noÊ riotersÊ afterÊ election To the Editor: We’ve got someone wanting to call out the National Guard to quell rioting protesters (and of course President Obama is a twerp for not doing so!) When I read something like this, I immediately think: this is really bad, very bad. So, I immediately turn on the TV to see. Guess what? There are no rioting protesters. I know what follows a statement like that. You can’t trust the regular media. Trump says they are part of the conspiracy! So, I go to snopes.com. Now, if you don’t trust Snopes, you are a knucklehead. It has won awards for its non-partisanship. I find out that someone has taken a picture of a riot in Greece in 2012, to show? This kind of thing is evil. The person doing it is whatever, but the act is evil. It makes for a very, very bad day! Don Austin Elizabethtown
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last year shortly after a few Republican primary debates, I suggested then that Mr. Trump might consider an alternative to insulting his Republican presidential competitors and instead ask them to consider accepting a senior role in his administration. Each and every candidate claims they want to turn this country around. Each and every one recognizes the big challenges that lie ahead, so now is the time for them to put their talents where their mouths are and put the American people ahead of their personal ambitions and do what needs to be done. Join forces as a party, come together as a team and tackle the reformation that Trump frequently refers to as “Making America Great Again!” The President-elect is famous for building outlandish things. Here’s his chance to build a real A-Team for America. Save all the money wasted on campaigning and political advertising and start planning today. God help Trump and God help us, he’s tapped into something, and it better not be just hot air. I think the next few years will be anything but the same old thing. Dan Alexander may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ow that Republicans will be running the White House, the House and the Senate, they’d better succeed in streamlining and simplifying our bloated government. Quotes from some of our greatest minds can guide them. While President Obama sought to make government cool again, many great minds have long been wary of government: “Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.” ---Ronald Reagan “A government big enough to give you all you want is big enough to take everything you have.” ---Barry Goldwater “A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.” ---- Edward Abbey Ronnie, we miss you, but your spirit guides us still. Barry, you’d roll in your grave if you saw how big our government has gotten. And Eddie, our IRS recently turned against people whose nonprofit organizations promoted the “wrong” political point of view. Being self-employed for many years, I’ve found that high income taxes and complex rules have been the bane of my existence. Republicans had better heed these quotes as they reform our tax system: “Did you ever notice that when you put the words ‘the’ and ‘IRS’ together, it spells ‘THEIRS’”? ---unknown “What at first was plunder, assumed the softer name of revenue.” ---- Thomas Paine “It would be a hard government that should tax its people one-tenth part of their income.” ---- Ben Franklin Hey, guys, too many politicians and bureaucrats think we owe them MORE of our hard-earned dough. Tommy, you’d be shocked at the level of plunder. And Ben, the only Americans who enjoy an income tax around 10 percent these days are the ones who moved to Russia. As Republicans attempt to roll back the massive expansion of government that occurred under Obama’s presidency, here are some points to consider: “The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it’s so rare.” ---- Daniel Patrick Moynihan “Government is inherently incompetent, and no matter what task it is assigned, it will do it in the most expensive and inefficient way possible.” ---- Charley Reese “Government is an association of men who do violence to the rest of us.” ---- Leo Tolstoy Hey, Leo, folks often forget how nasty government can be ---- particularly the millions of college-age Americans who think socialism is hip and that “the rich” should pay off the thousands they borrowed to get graduate degrees in the dining habits of sub-Saharan crossdressers. Tom Purcell, author of “Misadventures of a 1970’s Childhood” and “Wicked Is the Whiskey,” a Sean McClanahan mystery novel, both available at Amazon.com, is a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review humor columnist. Send comments to Tom at Tom@TomPurcell.com.
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Tradition to reign at Christmas in Warrensburgh this weekend By Thom Randall
WARRENSBURG — The holiday spirit of generations ago will prevail this weekend in Warrensburg as dozens of activities of the annual Christmas in Warrensburgh festival are held. Scheduled for Friday Dec. 2 through Sunday Dec. 4, the event harkens back to rural holiday traditions, featuring an array of activities through town. On Saturday Dec. 3, the Warrensburg town hall at 3797 Main St. will be transformed into Toyland from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring children’s craft workshops, visits with Santa accompanied by live reindeer, and pony rides. Santa will be holding court from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday with a lunch break from noon to 1 p.m. Santa’s reindeer will be on site from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pony rides will be available from noon to 3 p.m. The craft sessions include gingerbread house decorating, miniature watercolor and Origami crafting with Sudjai Ngamhuy, old-time wooden toy making, and fashioning of evergreen Christmas decorations. New this year are sessions for children to create clay flower blossoms under the direction of noted Thai artist Supawadee Ngamhuy. Live acoustic music will be presented by local youth, including the elementary school chorus. On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the festival’s Indoor Holiday Market will be held in the town Senior Center at 3846 Main St.. The market features artisans as well as locally sourced food products and gourmet specialties, crafting demonstrations by artisans including rug-braiding and yarn-painting, and local authors signing their books, many of them with Adirondack themes. Willsboro children’s author Kristen Hotaling will be reading and signing her new book “A Lonely Christmas Tree.” This venue will also include a holiday evergreen-swag crafting workshop as well as paper-bead jewelry crafting. The market will feature live baroque music from eons ago by Courtly Music from 11 a.m. to noon, and three other acoustic musicians performing from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Also, the local American Legion will be accepting donations of unwrapped toys and other items for various charities including the area’s Adopt-A-Soldier program. Saturday also will host a living nativity scene with live animals that in recent years has inspired thousands of residents and visitors, reminding them of the true meaning of Christmas. Set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the lawn of the Warrensburg Senior Center at 3846 Main St., the presentation — sponsored by the Stony Creek Community Church — includes complimentary cocoa and cookies. The town’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony is to be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Floyd Bennett Bandstand. The event that features Santa and caroling; plus music by the Warrensburg Elementary School Band, tree decorating by local scout troops, as well as hot
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chocolate and cookies. Following the tree lighting, a Holiday Open House with cocoa, mulled cider, homemade cookies and live baroque Christmas music will be offered at the newly restored Merrill Magee Inn adjacent to the bandstand. • The Warrensburgh Museum of Local History at 3754 Main St. will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, displaying its “Holiday Craftsmanship” exhibit along with their intriguing displays of local history and artifacts. • Horse-drawn carriage rides will be offered at the town Senior Center from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at 3846 Main St., and at the Warrensburg Elemenary School off Library Ave. on Sunday during the same hours. The rides are offered by Bapp’s Green B Ranch.
Wbg.’s businesses to hold open houses The festival also features local businesses holding open houses and special events — most of these attractions are planned for Saturday Dec. 3. • Bill’s Restaurant at 3915 Main St. will be serving up traditional Creamed Chipped Beef on Toast from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday to celebrate this year’s theme “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” which honors the World War II veterans on the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. • Deadwood Mountain Trading Co. will be hosting (Saturday only) Darryl Bradt demonstrating his artistry ofgame fish carving, plus chainsaw carving by Tim O’Brien outside their store just north of the historic bandstand. • Riverside Gallery, which offers fine gift items, will host spinning and weaving demonstrations from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. by Serendipity Spinners. • Both Ray’s Liquor and Jack’s Liquors will offer wine tastings featuring local selections starting at noon — at Ray’s on both Saturday and Sunday, and at Jack’s on Saturday only • Miller Antiques & More will host local authors Nancy Kimball and Pat Leonard signing their books Saturday from 11 a.m - 2 p.m.. On Sunday, local artist Mary Frank will be demonstrating watercolor painting from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. • Nemec’s Sport Shop at 4036 Main St. will be offering pet photos with Santa, accompanied by free pet treats,Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.. Photos are free, but donations go towards a local no-kill animal shelter. A number of other businesses may be holding open houses which feature special discounts, local artisans at work, giveaways and refreshments.
Local churches to hold bazaars, more Bazaars, meals, festivals and other events are to be held on Satur-
day around town at a half-dozen of the local churches. • The First United Methodist Church at 3890 Main St. will be holding a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., as well as hosting vendors, a cookie walk, and a silent auction through 2 p.m.. • St. Cecilia’s Roman Catholic Church at 3802 Main St. will present a mini-Festival of Trees and craft fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., accompanied by hot soups and chili. • The First Presbyterian Church at 2 Stewart Farrar Ave. will be busy from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. hosting a cookie walk, a Friendship Tea & Coffee event, and a bazaar with books, maple syrup, Adirondack landscape photos and household goods. • Holy Cross Episcopal Church at 3764 Main St. will be hosting a quiche and soup lunch from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., while children concoct candy confections with Christmas Elves from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. • Countryside Adult Home at 353 Schroon River Rd. will be holding their annual Christmas bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday featuring hot foods and baked goods.
Sunday: craft fair, other events On Sunday Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the town’s annual Holiday Craft Fair featuring a wide variety of artisans is to be held at a new location — the Warrensburg Elementary School at the intersection of Library Ave. and James St.. Santa will be present from noon to 4 p.m., and live music is to be provided from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. by the local high school band as well as by Jane and Ian Boston. Both pony rides and horse-drawn carriage rides will be offered from noon to 3 p.m. The day starts off featuring Breakfast with Santa from 10 a.m. to noon at New Way Lunch at 3748 Main St..
Other activities featured at festival On Dec. 1, 2 & 3 at 7 p.m., the Warrensburg Drama Club is presenting the acclaimed play “The Orphan Train”, a drama based on the relocation of orphans and homeless children in the midwestern U.S. in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The play is to be performed at the high school. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday Dec. 3, a luncheon will be held at the Warrensburg Masonic Lodge at 3895 Main St. t featuring comfort food, including holiday figgy pudding, tomato soup and grilledcheese sandwiches. Weather permitting, the Shriner Keystone Kops will be entertaining in the lodge parking lot. Event founder Teresa Whalen said this year’s Christmas in Warrensburgh has been becoming more and more popular over its 28year history, likely due to new activities offered each year. “Christmas in Warrensburgh has been evoking fond memories of old-fashioned Christmas activities for two generations of Warrensburg residents and visitors,” she said.
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Memorable stories remembered In many hundreds of old copies of the Warrensburgh News, yellowed with age and time, I have read over the years many interesting — and sometimes almost unbelievable — tales which are now about events mostly lost in time and space. I have been asked many times which story stands out in my mind that was truly unforgettable. One particular gruesome tale comes to mind when I am asked that question and it is a true story from which nightmares are made. In the current new rash of stories on television about the brave souls who homestead in the wilds of Alaska, far from civilization, time and time again the point is brought out that if an isolated homesteader does not constantly pay attention to what he is doing, he quickly become lunch for a hungry wolf or food for the fishes and one tiny little mistake can seal the fate of the unwary. My story proves this to be a fact. This dramatic event occurred far from Warrensburgh in the northern Montana wilderness but was brought to the local newspaper by a traveling man named Cliff Meed who was on hand there, in February, 1916 when this drama occurred.
Last letters home to mother Two young school teachers by the name of Moore resided with a Montana rancher and his wife. The sisters had previously, about a year before, taken up a small homestead of their own many miles from the ranch but was yet to move there because of the bitter cold winter weather. When their funds ran low, they decided to make the move and make a go of it on their own to cut expenses. The rancher transported them to their little cabin in the wilderness, east of Havre, but it was not until he had driven out of sight that they realized that although they had plenty of wood on hand, they had no matches. That night the mercury dropped below zero to 40 degrees in an hour. By morning there was a fierce blizzard and it was 60 degrees below zero. The girls had few blankets. Realizing that they were slowly freezing to death and were not capable of walking the nine miles back to the ranch, the sisters each wrote a letter to their mother in Ohio bidding farewell to her and the folks at home. Their frozen bodies were found on a Saturday morning wrapped in blankets. The letters, which laid on the table with their “Good-by,” had been written by now frozen fingers. Traveling salesman Cliff Meed was on hand in Butte, Montana when the pitiful remains were brought into town. (Often when I wake up in the middle of a cold winter night and hear my furnace come on, I think of these two heedless young girls who made just one small mistake and did not live to learn from it.)
A gift from Vermont I have mentioned many times before that my daughter Kayce and husband, Jim Dimond, are in the Estate sale business in Rutland, Vt. Kayce is the best of daughters, always looking for historical treasures in the houses she cleans out that she knows would interest her mother. Recently she sent me a Nov. 9, 1933 issue of the Warrensburgh News which was in near perfect condition. The “H” was officially dropped from Warrensburgh on
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May 9, 1894 but the newspaper kept it until the end of John L. Tubbs reign at editor, which began in 1882 and ended on January 1, 1933. It was kept for only a short time after the paper was sold to M.J. Livingston. The news in Kayce’s gift newspaper was about the recent election with headlines saying Republican Wyman D. Pasco won back his seat as supervisor of Warrensburgh by a wide margin. He defeated R.B. Lewis, 825 to 466 votes. Mr. Pasco became supervisor after Supervisor Frank Smith was killed in a house fire in June, 1931 and he served until September, 1944. Town Clerk Lee R. Orton, with no opposition, polled the greatest number of votes of any of the candidates, his total being 1,164. Don H. Cameron was re-elected supervisor in the Town of Thurman. Mason C. Lackey, former supervisor of Horicon, was again elected to that office and Scott R. Pritchard was reelected supervisor in the town of Chester. Glenway D. Aldrich was re-elected in Stony Creek. Dennis Waddell, Democrat, won in Johnsburgh. Other chit-chat in the paper said that Roscoe Stone had a cheap, model T Ford, one ton truck, in good running condition for sale. Silas Bennett, Rock Avenue, Chestertown was looking for a man and wife, with no children, to live in his tenant house to cut wood. Marshall F. Burt, Clifford Jones, Earl Bolton, John Fitzgerald and Clayton Bartlett were all fortunate to kill a fine buck during hunting season. Fletcher Beadnell’s truck was smashed up recently in an accident.
Bloody murder in Glens Falls Apparently jealous, which put him in a murderous rage, Jeb Duell, 57, shot and killed a woman known as Nellie Hutchinson, also Nellie Buck, 49; with whom he shared an apartment on Park Street, Glens Falls. Shortly after 8 o’clock Monday morning, Nov. 6, 1933, the murder occurred in the same street in which two other killings took place within the previous four years. Duell, who was captured before he had a chance to leave the scene of the murder, is said to have made a full confession to District Attorney Fred M. Beckwith at police headquarters. One of the bullets fired by the man went through the woman’s heart, but she lived for several minutes, managing to run outdoors before she dropped dead. At least three shots were fired. Patrolmen Walter Duclos and Frank Conley, arriving at the scene in response to a call from the neighbors who had heard the shooting, found Duell with a .32 calibre revolver in his hand when, with guns drawn, they went to a side door of the house. In the scuffle which ensued, Duell’s revolver was knocked from his hand and he was overpowered. Three empty shells were found on the floor in a bedroom in the rear of the apartment where the shooting had apparently taken
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place and acrid smoke filled the room. Under the stove in the kitchen, adjoining the bedroom, two bullets were found and a third was in the victim’s body. A quarrel preceded the shooting, Duell is said to have confessed to the district attorney. He said that Mrs. Hutchinson, or Mrs. Buck, had been living with him at 104 Park Street for some time. Sunday night, he is alleged to have said, she wanted to go out with a man named “Ed” and he strongly objected, an argument resulting. Monday morning the argument continued and she said she was going to leave him and he shot her. Duell formerly resided on Jay Street, Glens Falls and his wife died several months ago. He worked for Finch, Pruyn and Company. (Update: Will Rogers once said, “There are two theories to arguing with a woman. Neither one works.” Mr. Duell, however, managed to get the last word. A sad story!) Readers are welcome to contact Adirondack Journal-Sun correspondent Jean Hadden at email@example.com or 6232210.
State launches ‘Move Over’ awareness campaign Elizabeth Izzo
ALBANY — In the wake of several roadway deaths across the state, officials are renewing a push to raise awareness of New York’s “Move Over” law, which requires motorists to slow down and move over when approaching law enforcement, emergency and other officials vehicles while stopped on the roadway. To kick off the week-long effort, Gov. Andrew Cuomo released a PSA featuring emergency and hazard responders, which will be shown on statewide broadcast and cable stations. “The work performed by these first responders and workers is critical to the safety of our roadways and the motorists who use them,” said Cuomo in a statement. “Every precaution must be taken to reduce the danger already inherent in these hazardous jobs and avoid preventable tragedies.” Recent fatal crashes emphasize the critical importance of the campaign, said the governor, including last month’s death of tow truck operator assisting a disabled vehicle on the Thruway in Montgomery County, and a construction worker killed in Herkimer County. LOCAL EMS SOUNDS OFF “I fully support the ‘Move Over’ law,” said Don Jaquish, director of Essex County Emergency Services. “Out on the interstate is a scary place to be. When people move over, it gives us extra space and safety. If you can’t move over, then you can slow down.” “It is up to each motorist, individually, to follow the law by moving over and slowing down, and to drive cautiously in a manner that does not put other people’s lives at risk,” said New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Matthew J. Driscoll in a statement.
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Holiday kickoff event in Lake George dazzles record crowd By Thom Randall
LAKE GEORGE —Parading fire trucks bedecked with holiday lights, a dazzling fireworks show and an appearance by Santa Claus evoked smiles throughout a record crowd of about 1,000 Nov. 26 gathering for the annual Lake George “Lite up the Village” celebration. After an afternoon featuring pony rides, bounce houses, a petting zoo and music of the Bobby Dick Show, a ceremony was held in which many thousands of holiday lights were illuminated to kick off the season. Village Mayor Robert Blais and several children led the assembled crowd in a countdown from 10 to one, and the crowd cheered as Shepard Park was suddenly ablaze with colorful sparkling lights that were fashioned as Christmas trees, snowflakes, reindeer and stars. Noted area entertainers Bobby and Susie Dick then led the crowd in a sing-along with children gathering onstage singing and dancing to holiday tunes. meanwhile, people congregated around three fire pits in the park to keep warm during the evening’s festivities. After the illumination ritual, fireworks set the dark sky ablaze and Santa arrived in a fire truck, waving to excited children. Santa and Mrs. Claus rode the truck to the Lake George fire station, and children formed a long line to meet and greet the oversized elf. One by one, more than 100 children spent time with Santa, sharing their Christmas wishes while an ensemble of the Lake George Community Band played holiday tunes. This year’s Lite Up the Village hosted a new attraction —
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a parade of fire trucks draped with holiday lights, with fire companies vying to earn a prizes for “Best Decorated” honors. Bay Ridge Volunteer Fire Department’s new fire truck won the top prize of $500 in the contest, and Queensbury Central won second. Ten or so fire trucks, ablaze with lights, were entered. Prizes were awarded at the Lake George American Legion Post. Saturday was also the official debut of a new village decoration — an eight-feet-tall hockey player standing at the corner of Beach Road and Canada Street to welcome the thousands of people coming from all over the nation to Lake George Jan. 17 and Jan. 18 for the ECHL All-Star Classic hockey game. Lake George is the official host village for the hockey fans, players and coaches that will be attending the classic game and associated festivities. The events include the league’s annual induction of players into the ECHL Hall of Fame, scheduled for Jan. 18 the Fort William Henry Hotel, where a Fan Fest and VIP Party is set for 6 p.m. Jan. 17. The Lite Up the Village celebration in Shepard Park concluded with “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” being sung — a capella — by Mayor Blais and village trustees John Earl and Joe Mastrodomenico. Afterwards, Earl, who’s the deputy mayor, backed off describing their singing as tuneful, although the crowd held the melody fairly well and was in a joyful spirit. “None of the three of us can really sing,” he said. The Lite Up the Village event also officially launched the fundraising campaign to garner $25,000 to be matched by the Charles Wood Foundation — $2 for each $1 donated by the public — with proceeds going to upgrade the sound and lighting system at the Shepard Park amphitheater, and to expand the natural seating in the venue.
20.2 cents to $3.87. In adopting the budget, Dickinson said that it was getting more difficult each year to comply with the tax cap, citing ballooning employee health care and retirement costs, as well as everincreasing state mandates. One of these new directives from
the state — that the town document its compliance with MS4 stormwater regulations poses a substantial burden, he said. Board member Marisa Muratori predicted the new duties would require about five extra hours of work per week for town Planning Director Dan Barusch, and that he would likely need help accomplishing it.
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JamesÊ Frawley NISKAYUNA — James J. Frawley died peacefully at home Nov. 14, 2016, at the age of 60, after living almost 2 years with pancreatic cancer. Born in Latham, Jim was the loving son of Jane and John Frawley and the devoted brother to Thomas Frawley (Kathy), Kathleen Morrisseau (Paul), and Gerald Frawley (Gail). He attended Immaculate Conception grammar school, Shaker High School and Rochester Institute of Technology, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. Jim worked in the technology and energy industry for over 30 years with Texas instruments, MTI, and most recently with NEC Energy Solutions as Director of Sales. He held a patent for “Apparatus and method for sensing diaphragm failures in reciprocating pumps.” As a teenager, he worked at the local drive-in movie theatres and spent summers on Lake George, about which he’d share memories of for the rest of his life. While in college, Jim interned atop Whiteface Mountain at the Atmospheric Sciences Research Center during the 1980 Winter Olympics. He often recounted stories of the event,
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hope everyone had a very Happy Thanksgiving with family and friends. It was a wonderful day despite the cold. We are so blessed to have so much food set on our tables. God bless all the ones that helped pass out meals to the needed and homeless. Glad to hear that Denise Conlon was home from the hospital and had all her family fix the meal. The yearly tree lighting in North Creek will be on Friday night. Stop by the bank on Dec. 2 for some punch and desserts. The holiday concert will be at 7 p.m. on Sat. Dec. 3 and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4 at Tannery Pond. On Dec. 3, from 7 a.m. to noon, there will be a breakfast buffet at the Minerva Fire Department. The cost is $9 for adults, $5 for kids and free for children 5 and under. Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. will be a Christmas program at the Sodom Community Church. Dec. 18 there will be singing of Christmas carols during the morning service at the Sodom Community Church instead of the regular service. Come and enjoy the singing. The RWJ United Methodist Church in Johnsburg will have their Christmas bazaar/ food sale on Dec. 9. They will be selling pies, cakes, cookies, rolls, baked beans and salads. There will also be craft items and lots more. A luncheon will be served at 11 a.m. You can enjoy soup, sandwiches, salad, jello and cookies. Hope to see you there. The Pastor of the RWJ United Methodist Church will be taking part in the Lake George Polar Plunge on Jan. 1, 2017. On this day, pastor Arnold Stevens will be entering the frigid waters of Lake George as part of a fundraising challenge. If you have any questions about the Plunge, please feel free to call 251-3371. We ask for your donations, but also please feel free to stop by on Jan. 1, 2017 and be a part of the celebration. Thank you in advance for your support. Our hearts are breaking to know that precious baby Sophie Grace Virgil went to be with Jesus on Nov. 26. She is the daughter of Josh and Nicole Virgil. Enjoy each and every day.
like witnessing firsthand the “Miracle on Ice” (while wearing his Olympic cowboy hat). Jim was a member of the Niskayuna Zoning Board of Appeals and dedicated his free time to his family, as a soccer coach, boy scout leader and all around playful dad and husband. As Jim got older, he enjoyed spending his free time at his camp in Brant Lake that he built with his family, tinkering on his boat and many other toys. He was the most excellent and loving husband to Mary (Cronk) Frawley, the best dad ever to Brian J. Frawley (Miranda LeQuire) and Elizabeth J. Frawley, the over-opinionated brother in law to Merle McKay, LouAnn and Ed Garland, Jacquelyn and Frank Upwood, Bethany Cronk and Ron Schickel and Carolyn and John O’Brien, and “Uncle Jim” to Kelley, Julia, Sean, Amy, Denice, Kevin, Tom, Jake, Kyle, Isa, Jaci, Tull, and ACE. Calling hours were held at Jones Funeral Home, 1503 Union St. Schenectady. A graveside service took place at the Elbow Cemetery in Brant Lake on Saturday Nov. 19. Those wishing to remember Jim may send a donation to the Community Hospice of Schenectady, 445 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205, who provided Jim the ability to live and celebrate life during his final eight months. To leave messages for Jim’s family please visit jonesfh.net.
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Reserves Jacob Norton Crown Point Andrew Brown Indian Lk./Long Lk.
Nathan Kinblom Johnsburg Patrick Riedinger Johnsburg Roberto Jerez Minerva/Newcomb Augustine Gonzalez Minerva/Newcomb Cian Bresnahan Mountainside
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Basketball play shifts due to Adirondack League realignment League now split into three divisions wih four teams each By Thom Randall
WARRENSBURG — Competition in Adirondack League basketball will have some new intriguing aspects this year, as the league has undergone its first major realignment in 40-plus years. For decades split geographically into East and West divisions, the league is now divided, by the size of a school’s enrollment, into three divisions. The three divisions each host four teams, and the three divisional champions — plus one wildcard competitor chosen on the basis of their league record — will be competing in a twoday playoff series of two games for an overall Adirondack League Championship. The realignment occurred following the inclusion of Granville in the Adirondack League and the departure of Bolton from the league to re-join the Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference, which hosts small rural schools in northern Warren and southern Essex counties. Granville has traditionally competed in the Wasaren League. In applying to join the Adirondack League last January, Granville school officials cited the shorter travel times to neighboring Adirondack League schools, as well as the heightened competition resulting from the move. For a period of time in 2015, Granville sports teams were 0-50 in Wasaren League competition, which officials said prompted the school’s low sports participation rate of 29 percent. The three Adirondack League divisions in basketball are: Division I (large schools): Lake George, Corinth, Hadley-Luzerne and Granville; Division 2: (medium-size schools): Warrensburg, Whitehall, Salem and Argyle; and Division 3 (smaller schools): North Warren, Fort Edward, Fort Ann and Hartford. Corinth, a Class B school, has the largest student enrollment of all schools in the league, followed closely by Granville, a Class C school along with Lake George, Warrensburg and Hadley-Luzerne. The seven remaining schools are Class D. The designations determine post-season Sectional tournament play. Warrensburg Coach Scott Smith said that the new league alignment, particularly with a wild-card competitor, will provide some keen competition in post-season. “If a team loses a game or two early in the season, they’re still in Under realignment in the Adirondack League, the North Warren boys and girls basketball programs will be playing in Division III along with Fort Edward, Fort Ann and Hartford. the hunt for the championship,” he said. “The competition will be Photo by Jill Lobdell exciting down the stretch.”
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FISH307.com: 25 years of meeting customer needs
By John Gereau
LAKE GEORGE — A hard-nosed tenacious marketing philosophy has kept Jeff Goldberg treading water in the bait and tackle business while others slowly sank into the shadows. This January, Goldberg will celebrate the fruit of his labor with his silver anniversary — a feat he attributes to giving his customers exactly what they want, no matter how difficult that is to achieve. “I used to tell people if they wanted a truck of stone delivered in Arkansas I’d make it happen,” Goldberg said about his customer service — the kingpin behind why he has been successful for 25 years. “And I would,” he said defiantly. Goldberg opened his tackle business on Jan. 22, 1992 in Bolton Landing adjacent to Peace Pipe Cottages, naming it Peace Pipe Bait & Tackle. He later changed it to Peace Pipe Fishing Outfitters. It didn’t take long for Goldberg to conclude that most of the other shops — even the big national chains — carried essentially the same inventory, which didn’t always match customer needs. “They all used the same supplier for 90 percent of what they sold,” Goldberg said. “My approach was different, I decided early on to ask what people wanted and then stock those items. I was always willing to order anything.” At the same time, Goldberg recognized early on the huge potential in online shopping, and launched his first website in 1995, long before many of his competitors. When he sold the cottages and moved from Bolton to Lake George in 2002, Goldberg rebranded under the FISH307.com name, a bold move given the uncertainty of the internet at the time. Goldberg also recognized an untapped market in local charter boat captains and began stocking hard-to-find items they could find nowhere else. He also stocked equipment guides
Saturday, Dec. 17 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. FISH307.com will host its seventh annual In-Store Show on Saturday, Dec. 17. They will have manufacturer’s reps, demos, seminars and ice fishing demos. Since they will be celebrating their 25th anniversary, amazing deals will be offered in-store on ice fishing gear during the show for those who attend. To date, FISH307.com has confirmed that Garmin and Maki Plastics will be having seminars during the show. Mark McQuown, Regional Sales Manager from Garmin will cover “Modern Fish Finders” and Scott Brauer, Owner and Inventor of Maki Plastics will host a seminar. Visit FISH307.com for the most up to date show information.
and anglers need to outfit their boats, like highend downriggers and planer board hardware. A background in automotive engineering and aftermarket parts led Goldberg to begin servicing that equipment and he quickly became a factory authorized service center for all the major downrigger companies as well as trolling motors. Names like Cannon, Scotty, Big Jon and Walker downriggers can now all be serviced at FISH307.com, as can MinnKota and Motor Guide trolling motors. FISH307.com currently has more than 39,000 different parts in stock in its 6,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art, two-story facility at the north end of Lake George’s Million Dollar Half Mile, behind the Log Jam Restaurant. The business employs a dozen local people. Goldberg also operates a small second shop in Atlantic Beach Florida that also does repairs. FISH307.com carries fishing tackle for all types of fishing from stream fly tackle to fly rods and reels for king salmon and stripped bass. They also carry a full line of spinning and casting gear for species like bass, pike, crappie, lake trout, salmon, walleye and perch. “If we don’t have it we will get it for you,” Goldberg said. There is no shoulder season at FISH307. com.
In the wintertime, the store is bustling with ice anglers, who flock to FISH307.com for the largest inventory of ice fishing gear east of the Mississippi. Goldberg carries most of the largest brands in the business and in large quantities. If he didn’t, the supply would run out and anglers would have to wait until the next season to stock up. “The season is short and the supply is finite. The factories only make so much,” Goldberg said. “We start the season with a few tractor trailers full, and when it’s gone, that’s it. So with ice fishing stuff if you want it buy it because it wont be available next week.” Goldberg also offers an inhouse auger blade sharpening service with a large core stock so an angler can immediately trade dull blades out. “No waiting,” Goldberg said with a smile. Hours of operation change seasonally, but FISH307.com is currently open 7 days a week. For the most up to date hours, check FISH307.com, check them out on Facebook or call 518-798-9203.
Pictured at right: 1) The exterior of the store at 6 State Route 149 2) Owner Jeff Goldberg 3) The interior of FISH307.com 4) FISH307.com General Manager Luke Haines
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offer varying divides between the Wilderness-Wild Forest split, with each adding more wilderness than the last. ‘WE SPEND MONEY’ “This area would be a great area for snowmobiles because we have no work there,” said Ray Buckholts, of the New York State Snowmobile Association (NYSSA). Prior to the session, which packed the gymnasium last Monday, Access the Adirondacks rolled out a list of 34 sportsmen organizations who supported their preferred alternative for the 20,543-acre parcel, purchased by the state last May. The endorsements, said the coalition, are intended as a counterweight against those offered by BeWildNY, a coalition of green groups who support more restrictive uses. Buckholts said snowmobilers are good environmental stewards who want to use existing roads to minimize environmental impact, including a proposed snowmobile connector track between Minerva and Newcomb. But other alternatives would require cutting new trails through the woods, said Adirondack Local Government Review Board President Fred Monroe. “We don’t want to destroy the environment, that’s not our thing,” said Tom Hudon, of the Crown Point-based Adirondack Trail Riders. “A lot of us are conservationists as well.” Hudon supports Alternative 1, which would allow for snowmobiling around the perimeter of Boreas Ponds to White Lily Pond and continuing on and back to the so-called Four Corners and along Gulf Brook Road. Advocates also argue connector trails — including the proposed route that would connect the Five Towns — are a critical lynchpin to a statewide snowmobile system, necessary to link southern areas to their North Country counterparts. “Everything outside the road will stay exactly how it is today,” said Dominic Jacangelo, executive director of NYSSA. The snowmobiling industry, he said, generates $868 million of economic activity annually, and one in three of those rides occur within the Blue Line. Members of the organization, which represents 230 clubs across the state, also fish, hike, hunt, canoe and kayak when they visit, Jacangelo said. “Snowmobilers bring a lot of money,” said Bonnie Best, treasurer of the Grafton Trail Blazers. “They’re good for the economy.” The Adirondack Council, a member of BeWildNY, supports limited snowmobiling via an expanded High Peaks Wilderness area, said Executive Director Willie Janeway. Under all alternatives, there are different ways of routing snowmobiles from North Hudson to Newcomb, he said. Instead of using existing roads, BeWildNY’s plan calls for the trail to be located further south, largely paralleling Blue Ridge Road. From east to west, between 3 and 4 miles of new trail would have to be cut, which the Adirondack Council doesn’t necessarily dispute. “We do support a snowmobile connector trail,” Janeway said. But, he said, the record does need to be corrected on how many miles of road exist on the parcel. Protect the Adirondacks Executive Director Peter Bauer, despite filing court injunctions to halt progress on DEC-approved snowmobile connector trails, agrees with Access’ proposal to use existing roadways. The construction of new trails takes down between 500 to 1,000 trees per mile, he said. “It makes no sense to keep Gulf Brook Road open to motor vehicles and not use it for a snowmobile trail, and cut a new snowmobile trail somewhere else,” Bauer said. Protect is against all four APA proposals, calling the options akin to “hanging a Van Gogh painting on a telephone post.” Retired Forest Ranger Peter Fish said mankind always leaves an imprint on nature, which can range from the “long smell of exhaust” and grease slicks from snowmobiles to disintegrated hiking paths trammeled by overuse. “I am an utter and complete Wilderness advocate,” Fish said. “There is no such thing as a wheel that is not destructive.” Wilderness advocates also said the Adirondack Park hosts plenty of places where snowmobiling and motorized recreation is available — including within close proximity to Boreas. Just eight of the 100 biggest lakes in the Adirondack Park are motorfree, said Tyler Socash. “When Access the Adirondacks talks about balance, they are obtuse on how accessible the Adirondacks already is,” Socash said. LOCAL ECONOMIES Business leaders at the four-hour hearing presented a mixed portrait of the local economy. Roger Friedman marveled at the packed auditorium — the same room in which he received his high school diploma 50 years ago. But class sizes have dwindled since then, said the local realtor. And the community is struggling. “The Boreas Ponds offer a great economic opportunity for the region,” Friedman said. We can preserve it, but we must make it accessible for all people.” Anything but full access, he said, would be “another nail in the coffin” for the local economy. “If you live in this area like I have, you can literally hear the shrinkage,” Friedman said. Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tammy Brown said 68 percent of Schroon residents live under the poverty line, and it’s an ongoing struggle for businesses to stay open year-round. “When you get to be our age — when you look at how to feed your family, and keep businesses running — that’s also very important,” Brown said. Minerva Supervisor Steve McNally tied the decline directly to the increase in state land acquisitions.
“These small towns are in jeopardy,” he said. “With the state purchasing lands, the people have lost their livelihoods.” But pro-Wilderness advocates said the economic picture was more complex, and said Wilderness buoys local economies, acting as a magnet for many, including young people who view the designation as a desirable magnet. Planting permanent roots will revitalize an ailing economy, they argue, and will repopulate the school districts that are hemorrhaging students. Samantha Brooks spoke of visiting the region from a young age. A seasonal job led to a permanent full-time position, and a full Wilderness designation is paramount to that attraction for her and other potential transplants, she said. Brooks said she couldn’t estimate how many times she has frequented local businesses after a long day on the hiking trail, including the Noonmark Diner in Keene Valley, the Lake Placid Pub and Stewarts in Long Lake. “They will stop in your town to buy stuff,” Brooks said. Pete Nelson, the co-founder of Adirondack Wilderness Advocates (AWA), said both sides needed to move past a debate he said has historically been “myopic and insular.” “I think it’s an unfortunate debate, this specific debate,” Nelson said. Nelson pitched the idea of leveraging Frontier Town, the abandoned theme park in North Hudson, as a gateway to a new Wildness High Peaks area. Peer-reviewed studies of communities surrounding federally-protected land in the western U.S., he said, reveal when properly leveraged, the protected assets can be used as tools for economic development. Economic profiles in communities near the National Park Service lands are similar to urban counties, he said. That can happen here, he said, and development needn’t clash with full Wilderness protection. “Let’s make a smarter debate,” Nelson said. “Let’s go somewhere that helps out towns — they need it.” Chris Lincoln said he was torn between watching communities decline and allowing snowmobiling and mountain biking in ecologicallysensitive areas. “I don’t know what the answer is, but I don’t think this is it,” he said. AWA is calling for a full Wilderness classification, a concept that is not included in any of the four APA alternatives. Checkered flannel outweighed the green t-shirts last week, and the hearing again saw a mobilization of those calling for support of that plan, many of them students and young professionals. And while the sessions have largely been tranquil, one pro-Wilderness speaker who spoke out against snowmobiling was jeered and booed by the crowd after revealing he was from Michigan. “You don’t understand because you’re from Michigan,” yelled a woman. Another speaker lashed out against what he perceived as idealistic and naive attitudes, and said roads were necessary on a practical level to ensure public safety. “It’s amazing how you people get hurt,” said Michael Carruso, citing DEC rescue reports. “It’s amazing how you fall and break bones and get carried out of there. “You want to get rid of the roads? Great idea!” That dynamic has been a constant push-pull during the sessions. “Yes, you are the future of the Adirondacks, but only if you live and work in the Adirondack Park,” said Newcomb Supervisor Wes Miga. “You may be the future, but we are the now.” NEW VIEWPOINTS The hearing, which drew 89 scheduled speakers (although many left earlier) did upend some conventional narratives. One disabled speaker endorsed the full Wilderness plan, an option that would close the Gulf Brook Road entirely to all but foot traffic. The Adirondacks is now at a critical point, and a historic moment, said Joan Cunningham, of ADK Community Works, a Schroon Lakebased nonprofit. An expanded High Peaks Wilderness would be the largest motorfree area east of the Rocky National Park in Colorado, she said. “Humans can co-exist and protect our beloved Adirondacks,” said Cunningham, who uses a motorized mobility device. “I choose not to access the Boreas Pond regions, but instead keep them as pristine as possible for my children and grandchildren to explore on foot.” Dan Lynch owns 200 acres on both sides of Blue Ridge Road, making him one of the closest private property owners. Lynch called for Alternative 2 (with several minor modifications) and said motorized use wouldn’t necessarily lead to an economic boost for the surrounding area. “No motors, including electrics, should be allowed to operate on Boreas Ponds,” Lynch said. Peter Hornbeck, owner of Hornbeck Boats on Trout Brook Road, said his customers are drawn to Wilderness, and that the classification isn’t necessarily “the kiss of death” to local merchants. “Our economy is real good,” he said. The buzz around Boreas, he said, is really helping his business, which employs six. “We have seen a spurt of interest this year because of that property.” Hornbeck, like many other speakers, urged the DEC to draft a proper Unit Management Plan following the classification to ensure environmental safeguards — including the use of parking lots as a management tool, which would open and close access on a seasonal basis. Pete Finch, a member of the Barkeater Trails Alliance, called for more study on the relationship between the economy and recreational land use. For years, people said Wilderness would be an economic driver, he said. But that hasn’t happened yet. “To this point, it really hasn’t done much for local economies,” Finch said. The increase in Wilderness areas, he said, has led to an overburden on trail systems. “Literally thousands of people (are) at trailheads on a daily basis,” he said.
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Hundreds attended the Adirondack Park Agency’s public hearing on land classification on Monday, Nov. 21. The Boreas Ponds Tract was the chief topic of discussion. Photo by Pete DeMola
EXISTING STRUCTURES Infrastructure remains a sticking point. Wilderness advocates say man-made materials, including some 53 miles of roads, can fade back into the landscape, and that much of the Adirondack Park was once trammeled by man. But advocates of Alternative 1, including state Assemblyman Dan Stec (R-Queensbury), say existing infrastructure goes against the legal definition of Wilderness. “These roads rival a lot of town roads in terms of their construction and their capability,” Stec said, noting the ponds themselves were artificially created by the construction of a dam. Monroe, of the Adirondack Local Government Review Board, said the maps provided by the APA do not accurately convey the current road infrastructure, as well as culverts. He said he has asked the agency for accurate maps, “but so far I haven’t seen them.” Access mapped the parcel earlier this fall, and those findings are available upon request, Monroe said. BeWildNY agreed that a broader inventory is necessary, and indicated discussion will continue after the public comment period ends on Dec. 30. “That level of analysis needs to happen, and it hasn’t happened yet,” said Rocci Aguirre, director of conservation at the Adirondack Council. Nearly the entire park was laid waste at one point, said Russ Hartung, and made barren from fires and logging. “Increased access results in increased destruction — there’s no doubt about it,” said Hartung, a Saranac Lake art gallery owner. But some said letting the structures be reclaimed by nature would pose undesired results. Lukas Dobie, an engineer, said if the dam was allowed to deteriorate, it will jeopardize the wetlands, and possibly even result in state DEC enforcement action. “I can’t believe people are talking about taking out the dams,” Dobie said. “The dam erosion would be unfathomable.” Dave Reckahn said he fails to see how Wilderness will provide more water quality protection than any other safeguards in the wake of High Peaks degradation, and warned against the loss of habitat in the event of a dam blowout. ACCESS FOR DISABLED Owing to the format of the hearings — comments were limited to three-minute segments without back-and-forth discussion — nods to opposing views have generally been limited to lip service, and the comments generally run along parallel paths. But many officials tailored their comments to address concerns made in past hearings, including those in Ray Brook, Northville and Newcomb. Hamilton County Board of Supervisors Chairman Bill Farber said local governments have actually taken the lead in combatting invasive species. “I don’t want that to get lost in these fights,” he said. Farber added: “A Wilderness population by itself has not protected the High Peaks,” citing trampling, herd paths and overuse. BeWildNY and Access attempted to clarify where they stood on motorized usage, particularly when it came to access for the disabled. Access is against any land use classification that disallows access for the widest possible amount of people, and disagrees with BeWildNY over the best way to accommodate disabled visitors. Wilderness and Wild Forest offer varying degrees of accommodation, including the use of the DEC’s CP3 parking spaces, which are prohibited under Wilderness. BeWildNY says CP3 opens the doors to ATV usage; Access says that is not their intent. “Permitting parking for the handicapped and bicycling around the perimeter of the ponds would not be permitted under a Wilderness classification,” said North Hudson Supervisor Ron Moore. In a follow-up email, Moore wrote: “Again, we have not ever proposed the use of ATVs in any of the many meetings that we have had with the DEC, APA, or any of the other stakeholder groups.” John Sheehan, a BeWildNY spokesman, says a Wilderness designation would not bar access. “I think it’s important for everybody to know that a Wilderness designation is not an impediment to handicapped access to the area,” Sheehan said. All that is required is a level path from LaBier Flow to Boreas Ponds, he said. Written comments can be sent to: Kathleen D. Regan, Deputy Director, Planning Adirondack Park Agency PO Box 99 1133 State Route 86 Ray Brook, NY 12977
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Seniors welcome. size isaslimcess served against the Class filedGroup with monthly Secy of support group for caregivers the Request for Proposal ited, call the library to reserve a LLC to Joseph L. RusState (SSNY) Interon Lakes Health, Ethan Allen (RFP). 532-7737 ext. 13. BringResponses sell, Jr., space. CT Corporation 10/17/16. OfficeLibrary. loca4 p.m. Details: 518-564-3370. should at a minimum inyour own Ukelele or use one of System, 111 Eighth Avtion: Warren County. Second Tuesdays ours.York, NY clude the following enue, New SSNY designated as items; Cover Letter and 10011. The business agent of LLC upon purpose of the LLC is to Introduction, Executive whom process against it Summary, if applicable engage in any and all may be served. SSNY Contractor Back- shall mail copy of probusiness activities permitted under the laws of ground and Qualifi- cess to CSC, 80 State the State of New York. St., Albany, NY 12207. cations BORGOS & DEL SIGPurpose: any lawful acTechnical Aspects NORE, P.C. tivities. of the Proposal P.O. Box 4392 Financial Aspects of NE/AJ-11/05Queensbury, New York 12/10/2016-6TC-135155 the Proposal 12804 Schedule for Con- NOTICE OF FORMATION (518) 793-4900 struction and Com- OF Lake George 365, NE/AJ-10/29pletion LLC Arts. of Org. filed 12/03/2016-6TC-134322 Official Statement of with the Sect'y of State Proposer of NY (SSNY) on NOTICE FOR PUBLICAOutline of Proposal 10/13/2016. Office locaTION FORMATION OF A tion, County of Warren. Contents NEW YORK LIMITED LISSNY has been desigThe selection committee ABILITY COMPANY will select a firm from nated as agent of the The name of the limited LLC upon whom proliability company is BPS the information provided and generated under this cess against it may be LOT 3, LLC (The LLC). announcement. The served. SSNY shall mail The date of filing of the Minerva Central School process to: The LLC, Articles of Organization with the Department of District reserves the 107 Rockhurst Rd., State was October 18, right to waive minor ir- Queensbury, NY 12804. regularities and to reject Purpose: any lawful act. 2016. any or all proposals. ES- NE/AJ-11/05The county in New York 12/10/2016-6TC-135011 in which the offices of COs will be considered the LLC are located is for selection based upon their proven ability to NOTICE OF FORMATION Warren County. OF LIMITED LIABILITY identify, design, finance, The Secretary of State COMPANY has been designated as install, commission, and monitor the Name: MADAM Masonagent of the LLC upon ry, LLC. Articles of Oroperation/maintenance whom process may be ganization filed with of energy and utility served, and the SecreSecretary of State of conservation measures. tary of State shall mail a New York (SSNY) on OcPlease contact the copy of any such protober 19, 2016. Office school district architect cess served against the location: Warren County. (identified below) directLLC to Joseph L. RusSSNY designated as ly for RFP terms and sell, Jr., CT Corporation agent of LLC upon conditions. System, 111 Eighth Avwhom process against it John J. Jojo AIA, Partner enue, New York, NY may be served. SSNY Mosaic Associates Ar10011. The business shall mail copy of prochitects purpose of the LLC is to cess to The Company, engage in any and all Email: jjojo@mosaicaa.- 54 North Church Lane, business activities per- com Queensbury, NY 12804. mitted under the laws of Phone: 518-479-4000 X: Purpose: any lawful act 421 the State of New York. or activities. BORGOS & DEL SIG- Note: A mandatory pre- NE/AJ-10/29proposal review of the NORE, P.C. 12/03/2016-6TC-134323 proposal requirements P.O. Box 4392 and walk-through in- NOTICE OF PUBLIC Queensbury, New York spection tour of the fa- HEARING NOTICE IS 12804 cilities will be held on HEREBY GIVEN, that the (518) 793-4900 December 13, 2016 at Board of Supervisors of NE/AJ-10/292pm EST. the County of Warren, 12/03/2016-6TC-134320 Proposers attention is New York, is considering MINERVA CENTRAL directed to Article 9 of the adoption of a proSCHOOL DISTRICT the New York State En- posed Local Law No. 1 NOTICE TO ENERGY ergy Law governing en- for the year 2017, entiSERVICE COMPANIES ergy performance con- tled A Local Law Fixing (ESCOs) tracting in connection the Salaries of Certain Minerva Central School with public buildings County Officers and EmDistrict is requesting and facilities. All pro- ployees of Warren CounESCO services to identi- posed energy perfor- ty. fy, finance, design, in- mance contracts and NOTICE IS FURTHER stall, commission, veri- other financing arrange- GIVEN that, pursuant to fy, and monitor energy / ments proposed must a resolution adopted by utility conservation mea- be capable of being im- the Board of Supervisors sures throughout their plemented under the on November 18, 2016, respective school dis- laws and regulations of a public hearing will be trict buildings and ener- the State of New York. held by the Board of Sugy-using systems. Diana Mason pervisors on December ESCOs will be expected District Clerk 16, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. to provide input to the Minerva Central School at the Supervisors' school district energy District Rooms in the Warren planning / management / NE/AJ-12/03/2016-1TCCounty Municipal Cenconservation process, 137547 ter, Route 9, Queensincluding planning, bury, New York, at maintenance and operawhich time and place all tions. persons interested in the Companies interested in matter of such proposed providing these services Local Law No. 1 for the NOTICE OF FORMATION are invited to submit OF Gatto LLC, Art. of year 2017 will be heard proposal as outlined in Org. filed with Secy of concerning the same. A the Request for Proposal State (SSNY) on copy of said Local Law (RFP). Responses 10/17/16. Office loca- is available for inspecshould at a minimum in- tion: Warren County. tion during regular busiclude the following ness hours by contactSSNY designated as items; Cover Letter and agent of LLC upon ing the Clerk of the Introduction, Executive whom process against it Board of Supervisors at Summary, if applicable may be served. SSNY the above-stated adContractor Back- shall mail copy of pro- dress and may be viewed on the Warren ground and Qualifi- cess to CSC, 80 State website at cations St., Albany, NY 12207. County Purpose: any lawful ac- www.warrencountyny.Technical Aspects gov. tivities. of the Proposal By Order of the Board of Financial Aspects of NE/AJ-11/05Supervisors. 12/10/2016-6TC-135155 the Proposal
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Board of Supervisors of the County of Warren, New York, is considering the adoption of a proposed Local Law No. 1 for the year 2017, entitled A Local Law Fixing the COMMUNITY Salaries of Certain OUTREACH PUBLIC MEETINGS SENIORS County Officers and Employees of Warren TICONDEROGA - CounEssex County CROWN POINT - Crown Point LONG LAKE - Nutrition Site serving ty. Lethernecks, Marine Corps Board of Fire Commissioners will lunch to our area seniors . MonNOTICE Det IS FURTHER NOTICE OF FORMATION League, 791, Ticonderoga hold monthly meetings on the 2nd day-Friday @ Noon Great lunch GIVEN that, pursuant to OFAc-LIMITED LIABILITY American Legion Post. 6 p.m. Wednesday of each month com- and social time. All are welcome, a resolution adopted by COMPANY tive Marines and Marine Veterans mencing at 7:00 pm at the Crown so come join us! Call Colleen the Board of Supervisors Articles of Organization invited. First Thursday of every Point Fire Station 2764 Main St., Smith at 518-624-5221 on November 18, 2016, for a limited liability month. Crown Point New York. TICONDEROGA - Free arthritis exa public hearing will be company named SGS MORIAH ercises. Ticonderoga Senior Cenheld by the Board of Su126 Real Estate- The LLCTown of Moriah PoTICONDEROGA - Nar-Anon Family ter, 10 to 11 a.m. Details: Cornell pervisors on December were filedlicewithCommittee the De- will hold their Group A support group for family on the follow- Cooperative Extension of Essex partment Committee of State Meetings on 16, 2016 a.m. Location: and friendsat of10:00 addicts. ing 10, date and County 518-962-4810, mba32@at the 2016.time. The public is Office of the Supervisors' Prevention TeamNovember 173 welcome to attend. DECEMBER 8, cornell.edu. Second and Fourth Rooms in St., theTiconderoga, Warren The of the LLC is Lord Howe N.Y.-office2016 @ 5:30 PM TOWN HALL Wednesday County Municipal Cen- toHolibe located in Warren Mondays at 6PM (excluding ter, Route 9, QueensCounty. The Secretary - American Legion days) beginning June 6, 2016 For TICONDEROGA bury, info New at of State has Postbeen #224desigMonthly Meeting. Secmore go to York, nar-anon.org which time and place all nated asond agent of the Thursday persons interested in the LLC upon whom proTICONDEROGA matter ofDINNERS such proposed it may be - The Champlain NOTICE TO BIDDERS & SUCH cess against Valley Local Law No. 1 for the served and the Bluegrass post of- & Old Time Music The undersigned shall Association holds their Monthly year 2017 will be heard fice address to which receive sealed bids for TICONDEROGA Elks cook Meetingof on the 2nd Sunday of concerning the -same. A to theor-Secretary State sale and delivery to the each month at the Ticonderoga der breakfast will start Oct. 23, copy of said Local Law shall mail a copy of any County of Warren as folAmerican Legion, Montcalm Street from 8-11 every 2 and 4th Sunday is available for inspec- process against it served NOTICE TO BIDDERS lows: at 1 isp.m. All are welcome to ateach monthregular any question tion during busi- please upon him/her 11 Pearl The undersigned shall BID- WC 88-16 TWIN tend. Please bring a dish to share. contact me at 518-585-1052 ness hours by contact- Street, Sandy Hook, CT receive sealed bids for YAMAHA 200S WITH ing the Clerk of the 06482. The latest date PARTS AND STEERING sale and delivery to the FOR 24 Board of Supervisors at upon which the LLC is County of Warren as fol- SYSTEM BOSTON WHALER the above-stated ad- to dissolve is December lows: You may obtain these dress and may be 31, 2115. The character WC 87-16 - UNIFORMS viewed on the Warren or purpose of the busiFOR WARREN COUNTY Specifications either onCounty website at ness of the LLC is propSHERIFFS OFFICE - line or through the Purwww.warrencountyny.erty acquisition, renova- CORRECTIONS & PA- chasing Office. If you gov. tion and management, TROL DIVISIONS have any interest in all activities incidental or You may obtain these By Order of the Board of these Specifications onSupervisors. complementary thereto Specifications either on- line, please follow the inDated: November 18, and such other activities line or through the Pur- structions to register on 2016 as may be engaged in by chasing Office. If you the Empire State Bid AMANDA ALLEN, CLERK a company formed un- have any interest in System website, either Warren County Board of der the Limited Liability these Specifications on- for free or paid subscripSupervisors Company Law. line, please follow the in- tion. Go to http://warAJNE-12/03/16-1TCAJNE-11/26-12/31/16structions to register on rencountyny.gov and 137146 6TC-137136 the Empire State Bid choose BIDS AND PROSystem website, either POSALS to access the SENIOR CITIZEN STANCLIFT LAW, PLLC for free or paid subscrip- Empire State Bid System filed Articles of OrganiTRANSPORTATION tion. Go to http://war- OR go directly zation with the Depart- rencountyny.gov The Town Board of the and http://www.EmpireStateTown of Johnsburg, ment of State of NY on choose BIDS AND PRO- BidSystem.com. If you Warren County, NY will 11/2/2016. Office Loca- POSALS to access the choose a free subscripaccept sealed bids to tion: County of Warren. tion, please note that Empire State Bid System furnish transportation of The Secretary of State of OR go directly to you must visit the site NY ("SSNY") has been Senior Citizens to Glens up until the response http://www.EmpireStatedesignated as agent of BidSystem.com. If you Falls and return, one day deadline for any addenper week for the year of the PLLC upon whom choose a free subscrip- da. All further informaprocess against it may tion, please note that tion pertaining to this 2017. be served. SSNY shall you must visit the site bid will be available on Detailed specifications may be secured from Jo mail a copy of any such up until the response this site. Bids which are A Smith, Town Clerk of process served to: The deadline for any adden- not directly obtained PLLC, 7 Clearview Ln., the Town of Johnsburg, da. All further informa- from either source will North Creek, NY at her Queensbury, NY 12804. tion pertaining to this be refused. Purpose: Law. office. bid will be available on Bids may be delivered to AJ-11/26-12/31/16-6TCAll bids must be submitthis site. Bids which are the undersigned at the ted on proper bid pro- 136879 not directly obtained Warren County Human posal forms, with a non- TOWN OF JOHNSBURG from either source will Services Building, Warcollusive certificate and be refused. ren County Purchasing SCRAP METAL BID Corporate Resolution, The Town Board of the Bids may be delivered to Department, 3rd Floor, furnished with the speci- Town of Johnsburg, the undersigned at the 1340 State Route 9, fications. Lake George, New York Warren County, NY will Warren County Human Sealed bids marked Se- accept sealed bids for Services Building, War- between the hours of nior Citizen Transporta- the removal of all shred- ren County Purchasing 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. tion, will be received at dable metal from the Department, 3rd Floor, Bids will be received up the office of the Town 1340 State Route 9, until Thursday, DecemTown of Johnsburg Clerk, North Creek, NY landfill between January ber 15, 2016 at 3:00 Lake George, New York until 12:00 pm, Tuesday, 1, 2017 and December between the hours of p.m. at which time they December 6, 2016 and will be publicly opened 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. 31, 2017. will be opened at a regu- Detailed specifications Bids will be received up and read. All bids must lar meeting of the Town may be secured from Jo until Tuesday, December be submitted on proper Board at the Wevertown bid proposal forms. Any A Smith, Town Clerk of 20, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at Community Center, the Town of Johnsburg, which time they will be changes to the original 2370 State Route 28, North Creek, NY at her publicly opened and bid documents are Wevertown, NY at 7:00 read. All bids must be grounds for immediate office. pm on the same date. disqualification. All bids must be submit- submitted on proper bid The Town Board re- ted on proper bid pro- proposal forms. Any Late bids by mail, couriserves the right to reject posal forms, with a non- changes to the original er or in person will be any or all bids. bid documents are refused. Warren County collusive certificate and Dated: November 1, Corporate will not accept any bid Resolution, grounds for immediate 2016 or proposal which is not furnished with the speci- disqualification. Jo A Smith, Town Clerk Late bids by mail, couri- delivered to Purchasing fications Town of Johnsburg er or in person will be by the time indicated on Sealed bids marked NE/AJ-11/26, refused. Warren County the time stamp in the Scrap Metal Bids, will be 12/03/2016-2TC-135520 Purchasing Department received at the office of will not accept any bid or proposal which is not Office. the Town Clerk, North NOTICE OF FORMATION The right is reserved to Creek, NY until delivered to Purchasing OF LIMITED LIABILITY 12:00pm, Tuesday, De- by the time indicated on reject any or all bids. COMPANY Julie A. Butler, Purchasthe time stamp in the cember 6, 2016 and will Articles of Organization be opened at a regular Purchasing Department ing Agent for a limited liability Warren County Human Office. meeting of the Town company named SGS Board at the Wevertown Services Building The right is reserved to 126 Real Estate LLC Community Tel. (518) 761-6538 Center, reject any or all bids. were filed with the De- 2370 State Route 28, Julie A. Butler, Purchas- NE/AJ-12/3/2016-1TCpartment of State on Wevertown, NY at 7:00 ing Agent 137720 November 10, 2016. pm on the same date. Warren County Human The office of the LLC is Services Building The Town Board of the to be located in Warren Town of Johnsburg re- Tel. (518) 761-6538 County. The Secretary NE/AJ-12/03/2016-1TCserves the right to reject of State has been desig- any or all bids. 137648 nated as agent of the Dated: November 1, LLC upon whom pro- 2016 NOTICE TO BIDDERS cess against it may be Jo A Smith, Town Clerk served and the post of- Town of Johnsburg The undersigned shall fice address to which receive sealed bids for NE/AJ-11/26, the Secretary of State sale and delivery to the 12/3/2016-2TC-135522 County of Warren as folshall mail a copy of any lows: process against it served NOTICE TO BIDDERS upon him/her is 11 Pearl The undersigned shall BID- WC 88-16 TWIN Street, Sandy Hook, CT receive sealed bids for YAMAHA 200S WITH PARTS AND STEERING 06482. The latest date sale and delivery to the FOR 24 upon which the LLC is County of Warren as fol- SYSTEM to dissolve is December lows: BOSTON WHALER 31, 2115. The character WC 87-16 - UNIFORMS You may obtain these or purpose of the busi- FOR WARREN COUNTY Specifications either onness of the LLC is prop- SHERIFFS OFFICE - line or through the Purerty acquisition, renova- CORRECTIONS & PA- chasing Office. If you tion and management, TROL DIVISIONS have any interest in all activities incidental or You may obtain these these Specifications oncomplementary thereto Specifications either on- line, please follow the in-
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22 | December 3, 2016 • The Sun NE/AJ FOR SALE 1999 Ford U-Haul, high mileage, inspected, $4900. 20' Horse Trailer, 2 stall, bumper pull, dressing room, storage, $1800. 8 cu. ft. Chest Freezer, $95. 30” Kenmore Electric Stove, $85. 5/8 Homemade Utility Trailer with sides & ramp, $195. 2 Truck Tool Boxes, $50 & $95. 1975 Chateau 20' RV, $475. All located in North Hudson. 518-241-0466. CAST IRON RADIATOR 23”HIGH X 23” WIDE, depth 6”, $95. Please call 518-788-7685
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