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Westport’s Dan Linder returns for a performance

Moriah Shock Incarceration Correctional Facility workers carried the Special Olympics Torch to Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School in Elizabethtown May 30. This is the 28th year that local law enforcement have carried the torch through the region, which leads up to the Special Olympics Opening Ceremony June 6 at the Summer State Games. Photo by Jon Hochschartner

Champlain Valley Senior Community turns one By Pete DeMola

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WILLSBORO Ñ ItÕ s been a year since a Lake Placid-based entrepreneur with a dream in his pocket cut the ribbon and officially transformed a shuttered schoolhouse into a place of silver renewal. Ò WeÕ re breaking the mold in senior housing,Ó said Eli Schwartzberg, the Oxford grad behind the Champlain Valley Senior Community. Ò This is proof that aging can be paired with dignity.Ó On the banks of the bubbling Boquet River on a recent afternoon, the neoclassical building that served three generations of area schoolchildren was alive with residents shuffling the hallways as sunny jazz tinkled in the background. As Schwartzberg ushered a reporter through the facility and explained the years-long renovation process Ñ h allways CONTINUED ON PAGE 3

Staff and residents gather for a group photograph at the Champlain Valley Senior Community in downtown Willsboro. The assisted living and memory care center will celebrate its first birthday on Thursday, June 12 with a full slate of events, including workshops and seminars, live music and entertainment, drinks and BBQ. For the full schedule, which also includes a historical tour and open house on Tuesday, June 10 and Wednesday, June 11, visit champlainassistedliving.com. Photo by Pete DeMola

LAKE PLACID Ñ The Lake Placid Blues and Heritage Festival is coming to town from June 20-22. In its inaugural year, the village will sway and rock to the sounds of more than 20 blues bands from throughout the northeast performing in 10 different local venues. Garrick Smith, owner and operator of the Northwoods Inn, is one of the organizers of the festival. Ò One of our goals was to create a community event that would expand summer by one week,Ó Smith said, noting the season didnÕ t traditionally kick off until the arrival of the regionÕ s horse shows. About two years ago, he developed a blues club called Delta Blue, formerly the Northern Exposure restaurant. Ò WeÕ ve amassed a bullpen of extraordinary blues talent,Ó Smith said of those who played at Delta Blue, adding over a dozen Blues Hall of Famers had performed at the club. Ò WeÕ ve gotten to the point that weÕ re saying Ô noÕ a lot more often than weÕ re saying Ô yesÕ to people who ask to perform.Ó Local entertainment includes bands like Spring Street, Lucid, The Harbingers, the Back Porch Society, Sven Curth and friends, Big Slyde and Fade to Blues. Regional and national acts include The Roxy Perry Blues Band, George Boone, Rhett Tyler and Early Warning, George Kilby Jr. with special guest Barbecue Bob, Murali Coryell and Jerry Dugger. Ò WeÕ ve played at Delta Blue CONTINUED ON PAGE 6

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Going door to door with candidate Matt Doheny By Pete DeMola

pete@denpubs.com LAKE PLACID Ñ The ding-ding-ding of the seat belt chime never flicked off because Matt Doheny, a Republican candidate for Congress, was never in the car long enough to buckle back up. The routine went like this: Armed with a list of registered Republican voters, a GPS unit and a full tank of gas, DohenyÕ s wheelman would zero in on a name and address. The car would roll to a stop and the candidate would leap out. It was 84 degrees on Monday, June 2, the hottest day of the year so far, and the black flies were out. But Doheny, a 43-year-old investment banker from Watertown, was in his prime. ÒT his how itÕ s done,Ó he said. ÒN ow letÕ s go knock on some doors.Ó The car rolled to a stop. Doheny jumped out and a reporter followed. ÒI Õ m Matt Doheny and IÕ m running for Congress,Ó he told the young woman who answered the door. ÒI Õ m right here on your doorstep if you have any questions.Ó She smiled, took the campaign literature and apologized: “I’m just the caretaker,” she shrugged. “That’s fine,” said Doheny. “Have a great day.” There are 170,000 registered Republicans spread throughout 194 towns and villages in New YorkÕ s 21st Congressional District and Doheny estimates that he was knocked on 1,000 doors so far in about 40 of them. ÒI n a district this size, sometimes we have to use this car,Ó he said, almost as an apology. ÒT his is when campaigning in more walkable villages becomes more preferable.Ó A bicyclist pedaled by. ÒT he creation of a bike trail was something that was discussed at the Adirondack Associations of Towns and Villages this morning,Ó said Doheny, referring to the meeting he attended earlier that morning of local officials from around the North Country. “It could be modeled after Yellowstone and would be a great way to get people here, a circuit from Saranac Lake to Star Lake, Long Lake, Old Forge and then back around again.Ó The car slowed. ÒWh at are we looking at?Ó Doheny asked the driver, who was scanning the list of voters. It stopped and Doheny got out, approached a house, paused, knocked and waited for a reply. ÒB eautiful landscaping,Ó h e commented. The door opened. ÒT his is beautiful landscaping,Ó he repeated before introducing himself. The woman brightened, confirmed she was a Republican, and the two fell into a discussion of shared acquaintances before shaking hands and parting ways.

Matt Doheny shares a laugh with Lake Placid resident Gary Hodson on Monday, June 2. Photo by Pete DeMola

“People just want common sense,” Doheny said. “That was fairly typical of what happens on the trail Ñ people are impressed when you knock on their door and you just talk about what’s important to them and the issues.Ó ÒWh at are we looking at?Ó An address was given and Doheny, who was dressed in a blue checkered shirt and cowboy boots, hopped out. ÒWh ereÕ s Number 15?Ó he asked, studying the multi-unit apartment complex. A reporter motioned upwards and Doheny climbed a set of rickety wooden steps. He knocked, a door opened and a man peered out. ÒI Õ m Matt Doheny and IÕ m running for Congress,Ó he told the man. ÒI Õ m right here on your doorstep if you have any questions.Ó ÒI Õ ve been a registered Republican for a lot of years,Ó said the man. ÒT hatÕ s great!Ó s aid Doheny. ÒC an I count on your vote?Ó The man nodded and retreated back into the darkness. ÒY ouÕ re a young guy,Ó Doheny said to a reporter. ÒT he key to attracting and keeping smart people like you here is jobs. We have great local talent and terrific people who want to live here in the North Country.Ó Doheny said the region needs to create opportunity sets and capitalize from their comparative advantages, which in the case of Lake Placid, would be tourism and athletics training. ORDA is one of the most important drivers of economic development in the region, he said. But it has been ignored by the federal government since 2006. From 1997-2003, according to a written statement provided by his campaign, ORDA received approximately $12 million in federal capital grants.

A 2006 study prepared by SUNY PlattsburghÕ s Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management Program indicates ORDA contributes over $320 million in economic impact to the region and thousands of direct and indirect jobs. “These jobs have an interest for a lot of people,” he said. “Now letÕ s get them here.Ó Back on the trail, the vehicle downshifted and entered a thin road bursting with untamed summer foliage. ÒL ake Placid is a lot bigger than many people realize,Ó said the candidate. The car stopped in front of a modest wooden house carved into the hillside. Doheny knocked and a man answered the door. ÒI Õ m Matt Doheny and IÕ m running for Congress,Ó h e said. ÒW eÕ ve seen you on the news,Ó said the man, whose name was Gary Hodgson, aged 70. ÒI tÕ s amazing what little people know about whatÕ s going on in the world.Ó Hodgson began discussing the Council of Foreign Relations, the non-partisan think tank that specializes in foreign policy, and what he perceives as a mission drift. “Inflation is such a problem,” he said. “This is just simple economics.Ó ÒI f elected, IÕ d like to oversee an audit on the federal reserve,Ó said Doheny. “Thank you!” cried Hodgson. “You can’t just print more money and then tax people more. You don’t need to be a wizard to figure that out.Ó The two fell into a deep conversation: ÒT his is called the debasement of currency,Ó ex plained Doheny. The man nodded. ÒN ineteen-thirteen was a bad year for America,Ó said Hodgson. ÒT hat was when the Federal Reserve was created and when the Federal Income Tax was passed through.Ó The two talked economic policy for several minutes. The man had strong libertarian principles and frequently referred to the gold standard. Doheny listened intently. “Something just needs to be done to get this country back on track,Ó H odgson concluded. “The federal government is just continuing on with these inflationary policies,Ó s aid Doheny. The two fell into a silence. ÒC an I count on your vote?Ó as ked Doheny ÒY ou got it!Ó h e said. ÒA nd IÕ ll tell my wife, too.Ó ÒI wish I could have had a chance to meet her,Ó said the candidate. The two shook hands and Hodgson went back inside. Doheny climbed back into the vehicle, which was purring in the driveway. He turned around in his seat and looked at a reporter: ÒT his is how weÕ re going to win.Ó The seat belt chime was dinging. But it didnÕ t matter Ñ more doors were waiting. And the primary is only three weeks away.

Piano concert to offer Chopin with a side of coleslaw By Pete DeMola

pete@denpubs.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Piano By Nature is a group of fine arts aficionados that bills itself as a non-profit organization aiming to bring professional and thought-provoking musical performances to the North Country. Past affairs have brought esteemed chamber music ensembles to the Hand House in Elizabethtown, their main stomping ground. Performances walk a delicate line between pinky-raised solo recitals and more progressive sets that highlight unusual instrumental combinations, like last monthÕ s accordion and piano duo that likely had the houseÕ s namesakes, a gaggle of dourlooking lawyers, jitterbugging in their graves. Ò These are not the average classical music concerts,Ó said Rose Chancler, the organizationÕ s founder. Ò WhatÕ s particularly great about this is that itÕ s a mix of traditional and classical Ñ youÕ re going from one to the next, which further enhances the idea that music is music.Ó TheyÕ re holding a fundraiser June 14. The featured artist at the event is Daniel Linder, a Westport native who is a candidate for the M.M. in piano performance at the

Acupuncturist to needle audience KEENE VALLEY Ñ Dr. Karen Kan, bestselling author of Ò Guide to Healing Chronic Pain,Ó will be at the Keene Valley Library from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, June 13 to answer questions about holistic health and acupuncture. Dr. Kan will be doing demonstrations on brain balancing, stress management tools, pain relief and can answer your questions about acupuncture, toxins, EMF radiation and more. For more information, call the library at 576-4335 or email them at kvla.library@gmail.com.

Farmers’ markets open in June SARANAC LAKE Ñ June marks the opening days of the producers only farmersÕ markets in Saranac Lake and Lake Placid.

University of Arizona. ThatÕ s the end of the line when it comes to music education. He studies under John Milbauer, a Steinwayplaying globetrotter. Ò ThatÕ s a big deal,Ó said Chancler, who is a doctor herself. Linder is a private teacher at the Allegro School of Music in Tucson and has won numerous awards, like top honors in the Thaviu-Isaak Endowed Piano Scholarship Competition at Northwestern University. Also appearing at this event, which acts as the organizationÕ s sixth season finale, are the Meter Maids, a sunny a capella group who will regale concert-goers in an outdoor performance before the main attraction. TheyÕ ll do so as guests eat BBQ prepared by Peggy Staats, an Essex-based baker. Ò Live music out here is a really important thing,Ó Chancler said. Ò I know I need it.Ó Piano by Nature will host their annual fundraiser on Saturday, June 14, 5 p.m. Space is limited, RSVP strongly suggested. Pictured at right: Westport native Daniel Linder returns to Essex County for a special performance. Photo provided

The Saranac Lake Village FarmersÕ Market, located in Riverside Park, will be open from 9am till 2pm every Saturday from June 7 through October 11. The Lake Placid FarmersÕ Market, located at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts, will be open from 9am until 1pm every Wednesday from June 25 through October 8, with CSA pickups scheduled for June 4, 11, 18, and October 14 and 22. Local farmers will be on hand to sell fresh vegetables and fruits, beef, pork, chicken, eggs, and lamb. Maple syrup, honey and other sweet teats will be sold along with bread, fresh flowers, crafts and more. For more information about these and other farmersÕ markets sponsored by the Ausable Valley Grange, please visit http://www.ausablevalleygrangefarmersmarkets.com/

Essex Theatre holds capital campaign ESSEX Ñ

Essex Theatre Company is conducting a capital

campaign for air conditioning at the Masonic Lodge for quality temperature control during performances at the Lodge, especially during the hot summer months. The goal is installation of a system, supplied by J. HoganÕ s Refrigeration and Mechanical, in June 2015, at the Masonic Lodge. The financial goal is $15,750: $13,950 for (three) 24,000 Btu Floor or low mount heat pumps in a combination cooling and heating system; and $1,800 for electrical work necessary for the installation. If you would like to make a donation, please indicate your category of giving: Ice Supreme ($5000 or more), Ice Palace ($1000 plus), Frost Lover ($500-$999), Cube Contributor ($250$499), Icicle ($100-$249), Really Cool ($50-$99), Cool Cat ($25$49), Slush Puppy (under $25), and send a check for the correct amount to Essex Theatre Company, PO Box 117, Essex, NY 12936. All contributions are tax-deductible.


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Suicide prevention event slated in Lake Placid By Jon Hochschartner jon@denpubs.com

LAKE PLACID Ñ Local members of the Capital Region of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention are holding the North Country Walk Kick Off June 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs of the Lake Placid Beach House. This is open to anyone who would like more information on the North Country Out of the Darkness walk which will be held Oct. 5. Linda Wallace, an organizer of the event, said her experience with suicide motivated her participation. Ò For me, itÕ s because of personal acquaintances who have died by suicide and especially a young girl in high school,Ó Wallace

said. Ò It is very prevalent in the North Country. ItÕ s important to people to talk about it and understand how to help people who may be considering suicide.Ó Those interested in walking, volunteering with the walk, becoming a sponsor or just hearing more about suicide prevention are invited to come. Ò WeÕ re going to be explaining to people how to fund raise, how easy it is to fund raise and to form a team,Ó Wallace said. Ò NowÕ s the time to start fund-raising. [The event is] also for people who are interested in volunteering at the walk.Ó Wallace said she was really hoping local young people would come to the event. Ò We really would like to get some young people, some students, to participate and form teams so they can raise the awareness amongst their peers,Ó Wallace said. Ò I think

for young people sometimes they donÕ t recognize the signs of someone who is contemplating suicide.Ó The event will include food, drinks, music, door prizes and give aways. An RSVP would be appreciated. To do so, please phone or text to 518-791-1544 or email capitalregionny@afsp.org and reference Ò Lake Placid Kick Off.Ó According to the American Foundation for Suicide PreventionÕ s website, the organization is Ò the nationÕ s leading organization bringing together people across communities and backgrounds to understand and prevent suicide and to help heal the pain it causes. Individuals, families and communities who have been personally touched by suicide are the moving force behind everything we do.Ó

excited, particularly with the turnout. These folks are gate keepers who are in the home and see these cases. And I think sometimes they come away frustrated, not knowing who they can turn to.Ó Bashaw said that she learned something despite being one of the presenters. Ò I got a better understanding of how animal cruelty is a red flag for other issues in the home and how what we see and document can help the [District Attorney] prosecute cases,Ó she said. Other presenters included Heather Haskins, program director for the Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence, and Linda Jackson, supervisor of Essex County Child Protective Services. Haskins discussed the intersection of animal cruelty and domestic violence. Ò Often when there is violence in the home, the abuser will target more than one victim,Ó she said. Ò Domestic violence is a pattern of power and control. ThatÕ s at the root. And

generally animals are vulnerable beings.Ó Haskins, who gave signs of animal abuse for first responders to look for, thought the presentation went well. Ò People asked for follow-ups and more information,Ó she said. Ò I referred a few of them to coworkers here who do specific training.” Jackson discussed the effects of domestic violence, and her organizationÕ s standards, among other things. Ò There were some questions on why we do things the way we do, particularly in regard to not removing children from home when we do receive reports of abuse and neglect,Ó Jackson said, explaining that they were only allowed to extricate children when the organization could prove they were in immediate danger of serious harm. She believed the training was important. Ò I think abuse, neglect and particularly domestic violence are rampant in our society now and the effects of that are long lasting.Ó

Abuse training held in Lewis for first responders By Jon Hochschartner jon@denpubs.com

LEWIS — A comprehensive speed training for first responders on the correlation between domestic violence, elder abuse, child abuse and animal abuse was held on May 28 at the Public Safety Building in Lewis. Forty-one first responders, including EMS, police and fire department members, attended alongside community agencies like Essex County ChildrenÕ s Services, the North Country Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Westport Mental Health Association. Patty Bashaw, director of Essex’s Office for the Aging and an Emergency Medical Services Coordinator, spoke on the signs and symptoms of elder abuse. “Everyone found it really beneficial,” she said. “I was really

Saranac Lake’s Trudeau Institute makes breakthrough

SARANAC LAKE Ñ Scientists from the laboratory of Trudeau Institute faculty member Marcia Blackman have exploited a mouse viral infection model to increase understanding of the important interaction between types of immune T cells to control infection and the onset of malignancy. Their findings are reported in the Journal of Virology, a publication of the American Society for Microbiology and one of the leading sources for the latest in microbiology research. The paper, Ò Promotion of a subdominant CD8 T cell response during murine herpesvirus-68 infection in the absence of CD4 T cell help,Ó was authored by Michael L. Freeman, Alan D. Roberts, Claire E. Burkum, David L. Woodland and Marcia A. Blackman. Human gamma-herpesviruses, such as Epstein Barr virus (EBV) and KaposiÕ s sarcomaassociated herpesvirus (KSHV), are signficant human pathogens widely disseminated in the population and they can cause cancer in people with weak immunity. For example, acquired

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immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients with impaired immunity have an increased incidence of gamma-herpesvirus-associated tumors. Two types of T cells control viral infection and tumor development: CD4 T cells and CD8 T cells, the latter of which recognize a variety of virus-specific markers on virally-infected cells and mediate direct elimination of the cells, according to a defined hierarchy of specificities that they recognize. The contribution of CD4 T cells to immune control of viruses is less well understood, although in their absence, such as in AIDS patients, the ability to control the virus and prevent the development of tumors is impaired. The Blackman laboratory used an experimental mouse-gamma-herpesvirus-infection model to study how the absence of CD4 T cells affects the ability of the immune system to control the viruses. It showed that the absence of CD4 T cells had a direct effect on the hierarchy of virus- specific CD8 T cells. An additional un-

expected consequence was that CD8 T cells of different specificities had opposite functional outcomes when CD4 T cells were absent. Thus, CD4 and CD8 T cells interact in unanticipated ways for effective viral control. The researchersÕ overall goal is to understand mechanisms of immune control of the gammaherpesviruses by CD4 and CD8 T cells in order to develop therapeutic interventions. The Trudeau Institute is a nonprofit biomedical research center founded in 1884 by Dr. E.L.

Trudeau. The InstituteÕ s fundamental research on immunity fosters the development of vaccines, treatments and cures for many life-threatening diseases, including cancer, tuberculosis and leading sources for the latest in microbiology research influenza. The Institute is supported by federal and state grants and contributions from individuals, private foundations and corporations. For further information about the Trudeau Institute, go to www.trudeauinstitute. org.

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were widened, walls replaced, floors remodeled, an ice cream parlor and wine bar were installed — a sense of purposeful enthusiasm hung in the air, like at an Eisenhower-era factory. The elevator dinged and an elderly man with blue suspenders stopped in mid-shuffle and beamed: Ò ItÕ s so good to see you, Eli. I canÕ t tell you enough how much I love being here.Ó Carman Santor was in a great mood. “It’s just wonderful,” he said. “Let me know what I can do to spread the word.” Three residents, including a woman who only identified herself as Norma, actually attended what was once known as Willsboro Central School. Class of 1940, she said. Or maybe it was Ô 39. Ò I donÕ t remember much,Ó she said from her tidy apartment, which was once a classroom. Ò Just the principal’s office.” Ò But you probably didnÕ t get sent there often,Ó laughed Schwartzberg. Ò No, I did not,Ó she said. Not too far from Norma’s flat was the facility’s Memory Wing. Each aspect, from the doors on hair-trigger alarms to the circular hallways engineered to diffuse tension, was designed for those in the late stages of dementia, said Schwartzberg. “The community and quality of care have had a significant impact on families throughout the North Country,Ó he said in between a volley of how-ya-doins, hellos and good-to-see-yous to each resident. Ò It is not uncommon for a caregiver to walk in and start crying when they see that there is a solution and a beautiful community in the Adirondacks that can take care of their loved ones needs.Ó The facility, which employs four nurses and 30 others who provide round-the-clock care, will celebrate their first anniversary on Thursday, June 12. Guest speakers include Linda Manzo, the ADK Program Manager for the AlzheimerÕ s Association of Northeastern New York, and Patty Bashaw, Director of the Essex County Office of the Aging. Ò As the population grows older, weÕ re seeing cases of dementia more often,Ó said Bashaw. Ò It takes a tremendous toll on caregivers.Ó Ò I am really proud of our staff and I can honestly say that after a year, every one of our staff works here because they care about other people,Ó said Schwartzberg. Ò This is a place that people choose to live to enhance the quality of their golden years, not a place that people are forced to live.Ó

The Lake Placid facility will be open 24 hours until June 16, when we transition to new hours indicated below.

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Resource officers: A price the Why would anyone want these jobs? county and schools can’t afford

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ssex County Sheriff Richard Cutting is making the push yet again to re-visit the notion of deputies patrolling the halls of area schools with the designation ‘resource officer.’ Following a slew of tragic incidents of school violence Ñ from Sandy Hook to Alton, IL Ñ many districts and municipalities have been quick to make the emotional decision to place full-time law enforcement personnel in the hallways of their buildings. While Essex County schools have been fortunate thus far, we are not blind enough to think that a tragedy is impossible in our own backyard. However, is a $72,000 county or district-funded price tag the answer to maintaining a safe educational environments for our youth? In our opinion, the answer is no. The Essex County Board of Supervisors Ways and Means Committee voted 1458 to 1463 in a weighted vote this week to allow Sheriff Cutting to apply for a Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) grant that would pay up to 75 percent of the salary and benefits for four new resource officers for area schools. The remaining 25 percent of the funding would ultimately be the responsibility of the county. At a time when the county board has struggled to put a lid on spending, how can an unallocated $72,000 be a feasible request? In our opinion, it simply is not. From 1999 to 2003, resource officers patrolled the halls of schools in Ticonderoga, Moriah, Keene, Crown Point, Schroon Lake, Minerva, Newcomb, Westport and Willsboro. CuttingÕ s request comes with scant statistical information from the past justifying the need for these officers. It is our opinion that if resource officers are seen as a must-have by the school districts, it should be a district-by-district decision and it should be paid for from their own monetary resources. With district budgets barely passing in some places it seems like a reach, a far reach. The argument can be made that with a 13-deputy department, there is no reason deputies canÕ t make stops into these districts as part of their regular routine and work day, without the need for more officers, more hours and more funding. The schools in our communities have maintained a manageable level of safety in coordinating with local law enforcement about safe practices. In Ticonderoga, a multi-unit drill was conducted earlier in the year to educate law enforcement, first responders, teachers and students alike to respond to internal and external threats. Efforts like those listed above would be beneficial to all districts throughout the county, but asking schools or taxpayers to pick up a sizable tab is not. Student and child safety is always at the forefront of conversation when tragedies like the one in Sandy Hook occur but we can not simply continue to write checks that we have a hard time cashing. While a sum of this amount may seem like a small price to pay to deter possible criminal acts, the story will be exceedingly different in the years to come when budgetary constraints become increasingly more dire. Schools have already implemented a number of safety precautions, including zero tolerance policies, locking doors and taking any and all threats in a more serious manner. The coordination with local law enforcement already serves as a deterrent to crime Ñ a full-time, taxpayer funded bouncer is simply not a safety net we can afford. Ñ

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s much as we all many other lists, stealthy projects complain about or transparent orders are being them, I have to undertaken by our government, wonder why in the world anyon our behalf in the name of govone would want a high profile erning. I fear we will never know government job. until itÕ s too late. Oh sure, there are a lot of Who among us can question perks; the payÕ s not bad, benanything undertaken by the govnies are great but so are the ernment these days? The media headaches, especially when has turned a blind eye and if they Dan Alexander things go bad. do speak out they are minimized Thoughts from With last weekÕ s resignation and ostracized, accused of havBehind the Pressline of press secretary Jay Carney ing an evil agenda or called unand Veterans Administration American or worst of all a racist. secretary Eric Shinseki, we really have no idea A term that we find used more frequently what goes on behind the scenes. Are these just these days to quiet dissention. Another meththe fall guys who get the blame for things be- od used to distract and confuse if the issue yond their control and are told when to fall does raise the mediaÕ s attention is to acknowlon their swords or do they just reach a point edge the problem, condemn its practice, claim where they just can’t take it anymore and just that you were unaware, and promise to get plain quit? to the root of the problem. Then once the meIÕ m not sure we really ever get the real dia and the public have moved on to another behind-the-scenes story of what the conversa- point of interest, the outrage blows over but tions were and just how the spin was present- little is resolved. ed for public consumption. Remember, these ItÕ s really sad to be so cynical in this era of high level Washington professionals have tak- information and enlightenment. The process en political and media spin to an all new level. of governing and legal interpretation has creThey are so skilled at spinning, my guess is ated an environment of mistrust and misuse they can spin basketballs on all 10 toes, 10 fin- of power and authority to the point that we gers and one on the top of their head simul- just don’t know who we can trust or who to taneously. These folks are that good when it believe. When in doubt you no longer listen comes to spinning. to the spin and the only recourse is to demand At times you just have to wonder what accountability or be silent and give up, like so their definition of T-R-A-N-S-P-A-R-E-N-C-Y many of our veterans who gave up complainreally is. To us it means things like Ò in clear ing and died silently. viewÓ and Ò easily understood.Ó To our govGovernment shouldnÕ t be this way, but ernment elected officials and political opera- power and money can change even the best tives I fear it means Ò whatever sounds believ- of us, which is why they shouldnÕ t be given ableÓ and Ò if they canÕ t see it, itÕ s because it is so much money or power. Citizen legislators too transparent.Ó In other words, they have and even civil servants should have roots in become so good at stealth and transparency it the private sector and return there when their has become invisible to the American public. service is completed. These services should What we canÕ t see, know or understand be regulated with limits Ð the same types of we canÕ t address, and if it canÕ t be seen or ad- limits our government places on private endressed then everyone in government gets to terprise when they fear itÕ s getting too big and be left alone to get back to business as usual. monopolistic. Government understands reguMuch like our forgotten veterans left on an in- latory controls. I wonder how they would feel visible waiting list that didnÕ t exist. The vets if they were regulated? couldnÕ t complain about a list they werenÕ t on Dan Alexander is publisher and CEO of Denton Publibecause the list didnÕ t exist. Who knows how cations. He may be reached at dan@denpubs.com.

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40 Days for Life To the Valley News: As Campaign Director and Outreach Coordinator for 40 Days for Life: Plattsburgh, we would like to thank the prayer volunteers who have prayed for the end of abortion during the Spring 40 Days for Life Campaign located at Planned Parenthood of the North Country, NY. Your prayerful presence makes a difference! Many women reject abortion because of the sidewalk counselors who provide information about positive options. After talking with the counselors, many women no longer feel afraid or pressured to abort. We believe the prayers of everyone united help give these woman the courage they need to say yes to life. Just this spring, 728 babies have been spared from abortion and their mothers spared from a lifetime of regret and loss. Women in crisis pregnancies have a right to bring their child into the world by accessing life saving resources in our area: Plattsburgh Pregnancy Center, Birthright, Gabriel Project, Catholic Charities and Care Net. Abortion after care programs are also available in the area: Project Rachel, Rachel’s Vineyard and Silent No More Awareness. There is help available, you are not alone. We look forward to leading the Fall 40 Days for Life Campaign. Please check back for more information: 40daysforlife. com/plattsburgh Nancy Belzile, Willsboro Nancy Monette, Plattsburgh

Non-profits play a large role To the Valley News: The Adirondack region’s nonprofit organizations deliver services that help make this region the vibrant place that it is, and they play a critical role in supporting a healthy, diverse economy. For most of our history, Adirondack Foundation has been holding seminars to help our nonprofits strengthen leadership, seize opportunities, and overcome the many challenges they

face. On May 9, Adirondack Foundation and the Essex Community Fund teamed up to host a seminar, “Nonprofit Marketing on a Tight Budget & Building a Board That Works,Ó at the Whallonsburg Grange Hall. Led by Andy Robinson, a nationally-recognized nonprofit trainer, the seminarÕ s 40-plus participants received valuable marketing advice and learned how to build a more productive and engaged board. Adirondack Foundation thanks the nonprofit organizations that attended the seminar—your participation reinforces our belief that nonprofits across the region benefit from this type of capacity building. Special thanks go to our co-host, the Essex Community Fund; our friends at the Whallonsburg Grange Hall, who provided a perfect setting; and Susan Smith of Flying Pancakes Catering. We also thank the volunteer board members who participated—you help give our nonprofits structure, identify and momentum, and your contribution is, in many ways, priceless. For more information about nonprofit and community services at Adirondack Foundation, please visit www.generousact.org. Cali Brooks, Executive Director, Adirondack Foundation

Clarity needed To the Valley News:

Clarity is needed regarding ElizabethtownÕ s sidewalk situation. That and truth. A town Ò balance sheetÒ is simply a monthly snapshot of a particular fund, such as the General Fund or Highway Fund. The Sidewalk District balance sheet is comprised of assets, liabilities, and equity, which is cash, debt, and fund balance. Ex-Supervisor Bartley said the Sidewalk balance sheet showed $47,000 in early 2014 and declared it sufficient for projects. However, the current years maintenance costs must be paid from this fund. ThatÕ s plowing, sanding, salt, fuel, employees (pay & taxes ), perhaps equipment, and any unforeseen expense. It’s difficult to know how much will be needed, or how much will be left. Bartley stated the highway dept. was too busy during 20122013 to do sidewalk replacement, but they donÕ t do that type of work. ItÕ s contracted out to private companies via a bidding process and itÔ s the responsibility of the Supervisor and the Board, not the highway dept.

Bartley states that the Sidewalk tax for 2013 was $19,980, but the tax warrant shows it was $20,850. The $19,980 is the appropriation ( budget amount ) for 2014. She then reduced the 2014 tax to $2,980, to pay for a $19,980 appropriation. Bartley claims the town board decided this, but I donÕ t recall any such discussion. Sidewalk replacement is expensive and borrowing for it will make it more expensive, so the taxpayer cost is now higher. Reducing the Sidewalk tax by 86 percent and therefore depleting fund balance by $17,870 was a mistake. A mistake the new board must now deal with. Unfortunately thereÕ s worse. For example, the illegal swap of a town road, which became BartleyÕ s private driveway, on Dec. 27, 2013, in a 9:30 AM meeting. It violated NYS Conflict of Interest Law. Ken Fenimore, Elizabethtown

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News Briefs Masons seek blood

Duck derby slated

LAKE PLACID Ñ Lake Placid Masonic Lodge #834, in conjunction with the CVPH North Country Regional Blood Center, will be conducting a blood drive on Thursday, June 12 from 3:006:00 p.m at the Lodge at 219 Station Street. Blood donations are an easy and affordable way to contribute to the relief of the sick, the injured, and those affected by natural disasters. You may donate if you are generally healthy, not currently sick, have a cold sore or other viral infections, and weigh at least 110 pounds and are over 18 years of age. Drink plenty of liquids and eat a hearty meal at least four hours before donating. Also drink lots of water or liquids immediately afterwards.

WADHAMS Ñ Wadhams Volunteer Fire Company will host the 4th annual Boquet River Duck Derby on Sunday June 15th. The race starts at 3:00 at the bridge in Wadhams. 500 ducks will race down the river, competing for three cash prizes of $250, $100 and $50. Additional prizes, donated by local artists, craftspeople and businesses will be awarded by drawing, after the completion of the race. Ducks are $5.00 per entry and can be purchased from any Wadhams Fire Company member, at Dogwood Bread Company or at the Wadhams Strawberry Festival on the day of the event. All profits from the Duck Derby benefit the fire company’s Community Fund, which is used to make donations to families in need after a fire or other emergency, for medical travel, and other community projects.

ELCS readies for Board of Ed. meeting ELIZABETHTOWN Ñ The Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 10 at 7:00 p.m. in the conference room. ItÕ s anticipated the Board will convene in executive session at 6:00 p.m. to discuss negotiations, gather advice of counsel and discuss employment history of particular employees. The Board will reconvene in public session at 6:00 p.m. to recognize outgoing board members, adopt district policies pertaining to students, programs for students, smoking and other tobacco use on school premises and consider various personnel appointments. They will also deliver their spring report on student leadership, public service and accomplishments and receive the report on the opinion survey for the veteranÕ s exemption. The public is welcomed and encouraged to attend. Agenda materials and public packet will be available on www.elcsd.org the day of the meeting.

Adirondack Museum to rev engines ELIZABETHTOWN Ñ Collectors and enthusiasts will be on hand displaying an assortment of muscle cars, vintage roadsters, hot rods and other pre-1970 vehicles at this at this annual ode

to automobiles. DaCy Meadow Farm of Westport will be on site offering locally sourced, farm-fresh barbecue and ice cream. Beer and wine will also be available. In addition, the museum is hosting a fund-raising raffle featuring a $1,000 gasoline card for the winner, who need not be present to win. Tickets may be purchased prior to the 2 p.m. drawing either by visiting the museum or on site the day of the event. Additional information and registration for those wishing to exhibit cars, may be obtained by calling the museum at 518-8736466. The museum, which is under new leadership, has also launched the season with a new exhibit, Ò Greetings from the Adirondacks,Ó a look at mid-20th century tourism and recreation. Open daily.

Westport Board of Ed meeting slated WESTPORT Ñ The Westport Central School District Board of Education will hold its regular meeting on June 12 at 5:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. Agenda items will include appointments, policy review, letter of resignation, and any other business that may come before the board. All board of education meetings are open to the public.

Walk for mental health scheduled LAKE PLACID Ñ Local members of the Capital Region of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention invite you to the Ò North Country Walk Kick OffÓ on Friday, June 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lake Placid Beach House (upstairs) on Parkside Ave. This event is open to anyone who would like more information on the North Country Out of the Darkness walk which will be held on Sunday, October 5, 2014. Attendees are also encouraged to come learn about AFSP and what programs are available for their communities. Event includes food, drinks, music, door prizes and giveaways. RSVP is appreciated. Phone or text 518-791-1544 or send an email to capitalregionny@afsp.org with Ò Lake Placid Kick OffÓ as the subject heading.

Garden Club luncheon set WESTPORT Ñ The Elizabethtown-Westport Garden Club would like you to join them for their 27th Annual Luncheon -Fashion Show on Thursday, June 19, at the Westport Hotel and Tavern. This yearÕ s theme is titled Ò Rainbow of FashionÓ , please come at 11:30 a.m. for our social time, followed by a delicious lunch at 12 noon. Bessboro Shop of Westport will be providing beautiful ladies showing the latest fabulous summer wear. Tickets are $22 each, Reservations are required, call 962-8348, or tickets can be purchased at the Bessboro Shop. Many lovely gifts will be raffled, along with door prizes and centerpieces.

The Elizabethtown Girl Scouts are holding a fashion show on June 6 at 6 p.m. at the school auditorium. Baskets to raffle off, a bake sale and drinks will be available.


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LEWIS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT EXCEL CAPITAL PROJECT AES PROJECT NO. June 7, 2014 4180a SEDFP PROJECT NO. 15 03 01 04 0 001 005 SECTION 001116 INVITATION TO BID Project: Excel Capital Project Owner: ElizabethtownLewis Central School District (ELCS) 7530 Court Street Elizabethtown, NY 12932 Architect/Engineer: Architecture, Engineering and Land Surveying Northeast, PLLC (a.k.a. AES Northeast) 10-12 City Hall Place Plattsburgh, New York 12901 The Owner will receive Bids at the office of the District Superintendent located at Despite 7530 Court rainy weather, a Memorial Day parade was held in Saranac Street, Elizabethtown, Lake, NY 12932 untilwhich 3:00 traveled from the Hotel Saranac to the Harrietstown Hall. Thedayparade’s path was moved due to construction on BroadP.M. local standard way Street. light prevailing time on the 27th day of June, 2014, at which time and place the Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bidspage not reFrom 1 ceived by the indicated time will not be opened. a couple ofRetimes,Ó John Doan, who performs with Big Slyde, Project Description: “I’ve(apbeen playing there over the years, and they just called placementsaid. of roof proximately and asked 330 if we were available.Ó squares), Doan on Music credits Delta Blue with creating a local blues scene. Room section, Main Ò TheyElevaput the investment into making music a regular part of Classroom wing, what they do, which is great,Ó Doan said, adding that he is looktor Tower, Auditorium, ingSchool forward to seeing Kilby, who he has played with, perform at and Middle wing; including the some asbestos festival. abatement. Ò IÕ ve always viewed blues as the root of all music genres,Ó The Owner requires the said. Ò It has been something that has been in my life right Project toSmith be completed on or before October on through.Ó31, 2014. The asbestos He said the current audience for the festival is very regional. In abatement shall be comthe event’s first year, he and other organizers originally hoped to pleted on or before September 1, between 2014. sell 30 and 300 tickets. However, it may be closer to 30. Bidding Documents “Our yearonone goal is to create a party atmosphere and fill the Compact Disc (CD) for a venues we have participating,Ó he said. Stipulated10Price (Single The price for a three-day festival pass is $35. Single-day passes Prime Contract) may be obtained are from$28, the and officeindividual event passes are $10. They can be purof the Architect a chased atfor www.lpbluesfest.com online, by phone or in person at $25.00 Processing Fee. the Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 518-523-2512. Printing is available at our standardSmith rates. said the event was unlike those Lake Placid has seen before. Ò This Bidding Documents mayfestival in this town is very unique. ItÕ s really debe examined at as thean of-economic boost.Ó signed fice of the Architect at AES, Northeast, 10-12 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh, New York, 12901. Bidders will be required to provide Bid security The Fastest Mile in the North in the form of a Bid Bond in the amount of five (5) percent of the Bid Sum. Successful Bidders are required to give a Performance Bond and a Labor and Material Payment Bonds in the amount of 100% of the Bid Sum. The School reserves the right to award the project in accordance SBA TOWERS V, LLC is with the funding availproposing to construct a able and lowest responnew telecommunications sible bid. tower facility located at Submit your Bid on the 52 Rustic Way, Lewis, Bid Form provided. The NY. The new facility will Owner is tax exempt. information Email fherbst@nycap.rr.com or consist of a +/-64-ft. Contractors For bidsentry are irgoa online will start at 1:45 stealth revocable for period ofat www.lachute.us The racemonopine-type and support (30) days after p.m.submisChip timing. $500 first place mentower and women, equipment. Any interestsion. $300 second third place,ed $100 partyfourth wishing to subA prebid meeting has place, NOTICE $200 BY PUBLICAplace, $50 fifth place. been scheduled for Fri- TION OF FORMATION mit comments regarding day, June 13, 2014 at OF LIMITED LIABILITY the potential effects the proposed COMPANY Course Records: Men 3:54, Women 4:45facility may 10:00 A.M. at the District Office. have on any historic Jackson LLCor filed EnterPhil at active.com www.lachute.us The Owner reserves the articles of organization property may do so by 57594 to accept or reject right with SOS of NY on sending comments to: any or all Bids. The 4/25/2014. Principal of- Project 61136488-MKD School District intends c/o EBI Consulting, 6876 fice is in Essex County, to award the contract(s) New York. The SOS of Susquehanna Trail S, approximately July 8, NY is designated as York, PA 17403, or 2014. agent for service of pro- (717)472-3070 VN-6/7/2014-1TC-49537 cess against the LLC, VN-6/7/2014-1TC-48995 and SOS shall mail a NOTICE ANNUAL MEET- copy of process in any NOTICE OF FORMATION ING action or proceeding OF STRADA 86, LLC The Annual Meeting of against the LLC to 7400 Arts. of Org. filed with the Stockholders of the US Route 9, Elizabeth- the Sect'y of State of NY Champlain Bank Corpo- town, NY 12932. The (SSNY) on 4/14/2014. ration, for the purpose LLC's purpose is to en- Office location, County of election of Class A Di- gage in any lawful activi- of Essex. SSNY has rectors, and for any oth- ty. been designated as er business that may VN-5/10-6/14/2014agent of the LLC upon come before the meet- 6TC-45979 whom process against it ing, will be held in the may beserved. SSNY Banking Rooms of the shall mail process to: said Corporation at the Dzemal Cecunjanin, 131 Willsboro Office, WillsBloomingdale Ave., boro, New York, on FriSaranac Lake, NY SBA TOWERS V, LLC is day, June 20, 2014 at 12983. Purpose: any proposing to construct a 9:30 a.m. lawful act. new telecommunications Charles R. Hughes VN-5/3-6/7/2014-6TCtower facility located at 45531 Secretary of the Board Chaplain Bank Corpora- 52 Rustic Way, Lewis, NY. The new facility will tion consist of a +/-64-ft. 3900 NYS Route 22 When it’s time to monopine-type stealth Willsboro, NY 12996 tower and support VN-6/7/2014-1TC-49657 equipment. Any interestDon’t throw it away those unwanted items. Promote them in the “For Sale” section in the NOTICE BY PUBLICA- ed party wishing to subClassifieds. 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ELIZABETHTOWNLEWIS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT EXCEL CAPITAL PROJECT AES PROJECT NO. 4180a SEDFP PROJECT NO. 15 03 01 04 0 001 005 SECTION 001116 INVITATION TO BID Project: Excel Capital Project Owner: ElizabethtownLewis Central School District (ELCS) 7530 Court Street Elizabethtown, NY 12932 Architect/Engineer: Architecture, Engineering and Land Surveying Northeast, PLLC (a.k.a. AES Northeast) 10-12 City Hall Place Plattsburgh, New York 12901 The Owner will receive Bids at the office of the District Superintendent located at 7530 Court Street, Elizabethtown, NY 12932 until 3:00 P.M. local standard daylight prevailing time on the 27th day of June, 2014, at which time and place the Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids not received by the indicated time will not be opened. Project Description: Replacement of roof (approximately 330 squares), on Music Room section, Main Classroom wing, Elevator Tower, Auditorium, and Middle School wing; including some asbestos abatement. The Owner requires the Project to be completed on or before October 31, 2014. The asbestos abatement shall be completed on or before September 1, 2014. Bidding Documents on Compact Disc (CD) for a Stipulated Price (Single Prime Contract) may be obtained from the office of the Architect for a $25.00 Processing Fee. Printing is available at our standard rates. Bidding Documents may be examined at the office of the Architect at AES, Northeast, 10-12 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh, New York, 12901. Bidders will be required to provide Bid security in the form of a Bid Bond in the amount of five (5) percent of the Bid Sum. Successful Bidders are required to give a Performance Bond and a Labor and Material Payment Bonds in the amount of 100% of the Bid Sum. The School reserves the right to award the project in accordance with the funding available and lowest responsible bid. Submit your Bid on the Bid Form provided. The Owner is tax exempt. Contractors bids are irrevocable for a period of (30) days after submission. A prebid meeting has been scheduled for Friday, June 13, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at the District Office. The Owner reserves the right to accept or reject any or all Bids. The School District intends to award the contract(s) approximately July 8, 2014. VN-6/7/2014-1TC-49537

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LEGALS NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1) The name of the Limited Liability Company is ADIRONDACK MOBILE SHREDDING, LLC (2) The date of filing of the Articles of Organization with the Secretary of State was April 1, 2014 (3) The County in New York in which the office of the Company is located is Essex County. (4) The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the Company upon which process may be served, and the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the Company served upon it to 50 Hemlock Drive, Schroon Lake, NY 12870. (5) The Limited Liability Company is formed for any lawful business purpose or purposes. Dennis J. Tarantino, Esq. Kenneally & Tarantino (518) 792-6516 VN-5/17-6/21/20146TC-46917

ADK AFFORDABLE PROPERTIES, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 4/17/2014. Office in Essex Co. SSNY design. Agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to The LLC PO Box 247 341 US Route 9 Schroon Lake, New York 12870. Purpose: Any lawful activity. VN-5/3-6/7/2014-6TC45873 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: BAC WINE COMPANY LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 03/12/14. Office location: Essex County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 96 Newman Street, Lake Placid, New York 12946. Purpose: For any lawful purpose.

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: BAC WINE COMPANY LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 03/12/14. Office location: Essex County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 96 Newman Street, Lake Placid, New York 12946. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. VN-5/3-6/7/2014-6TC45217 ELIZABETHTOWNLEWIS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT EXCEL CAPITAL PROJECT AES PROJECT NO. 4180a SEDFP PROJECT NO. 15 03 01 04 0 001 005 SECTION 001116 INVITATION TO BID Project: Excel Capital Project Owner: ElizabethtownLewis Central School District (ELCS) 7530 Court Street Elizabethtown, NY 12932 Architect/Engineer: Architecture, Engineering and Land Surveying Northeast, PLLC (a.k.a. AES Northeast) 10-12 City Hall Place Plattsburgh, New York 12901 The Owner will receive Bids at the office of the District Superintendent located at 7530 Court Street, Elizabethtown, NY 12932 until 3:00 P.M. local standard daylight prevailing time on the 27th day of June,

ELIZABETHTOWNLEWIS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT EXCEL CAPITAL PROJECT AES PROJECT NO. 4180a SEDFP PROJECT NO. 15 03 01 04 0 001 005 SECTION 001116 INVITATION TO BID Project: Excel Capital Project Owner: ElizabethtownLewis Central School District (ELCS) 7530 Court Street Elizabethtown, NY 12932 Architect/Engineer: Architecture, Engineering and Land Surveying Northeast, PLLC (a.k.a. AES Northeast) 10-12 City Hall Place Plattsburgh, New York 12901 The Owner will receive Bids at the office of the District Superintendent located at 7530 Court Street, Elizabethtown, NY 12932 until 3:00 P.M. local standard daylight prevailing time on the 27th day of June, 2014, at which time and place the Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids not received by the indicated time will not be opened. Project Description: Replacement of roof (approximately 330 squares), on Music Room section, Main Classroom wing, Elevator Tower, Auditorium, and Middle School wing; including some asbestos abatement. The Owner requires the Project to be completed on or before October 31, 2014. The asbestos abatement shall be completed on or before September 1, 2014. Bidding Documents on Compact Disc (CD) for a Stipulated Price (Single Prime Contract) may be obtained from the office of the Architect for a $25.00 Processing Fee. Printing is available at our standard rates. Bidding Documents may be examined at the office of the Architect at AES, Northeast, 10-12 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh, New York, 12901.

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NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1) The name of the Limited Liability Company is ADIRONDACK MOBILE SHREDDING, LLC (2) The date of filing of the Articles of Organization with the Secretary of State was April 1, 2014 (3) The County in New York in which the office of the Company is located is Essex County. (4) The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the Company upon which process may be served, and the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the Company served upon it to 50 Hemlock Drive, Schroon Lake, NY 12870. (5) The Limited Liability Company is formed for any lawful business purpose or purposes. Dennis J. Tarantino, Esq. Kenneally & Tarantino (518) 792-6516 VN-5/17-6/21/20146TC-46917

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1975 Red Corvette Stingray, original 54,748 miles, runs excellent, hard top T-tops, L 48 350 4 spd., Garage kept, all stock, interior very well kept, exterior very good, accepting offers over $11,500. 518593-9155

(2) TRAILERS (OPEN) - both excellent condition; 2010 Triton 20' Aluminum - max wgt. 7500 lbs. Asking $4900 and 1989 Bison 31' overal Gooseneck, Asking $2900. 518-546-3568.

1994 20 Passenger GMC Bus, 1995 Ford Bronco, 2003 Ford Taurus, 1996 Jeep Cherokee. 518597-3270.

(4) CHEVY RIMS, Steel, 16”x6.5”, 6 lug w/pressure monitors. $250 OBO. 518-524-7124

2001 Buick Lasabre Limited, loaded, good cond. Heated sets & side mirrors, well cared for w/regular maint, maintenance records available, 97,000 miles, $4000 OBO. 802-989-7073 CARS/TRUCKS WANTED! Top $$$$$ PAID! Running or Not, All Years, Makes, Models. Free Towing! We're Local! 7 Days/Week. Call Toll Free: 1-888-416-2330 CASH FOR CARS and TRUCKS. Get A Top Dollar INSTANT Offer! Running or Not! 1-888-416-2208 CLASSIC 1973 CAMARO, 350 Auto, V-8 Engine, original 55,000 miles, $12,000, very good condition. 518-359-9167 Donate your car to Wheels For Wishes, benefiting Make-A-Wish. We offer free towing and your donation is 100% tax deductible. Call 518-650-1110 Today! GET CASH TODAY for any car/truck. I will buy your car today. Any Condition. Call 1-800-8645796 or www.carbuyguy.com BOATS 1968 Launch Dyer 20' Glamor Girl, Atomic 4 inboard engine, 30HP, very good cond. Safe, reliable, spacious, ideal camp boat. Reasonable offers considered. Located in Essex, NY. 802-503-5452 1969 Searay Parchanga Classic, 19', 327 c/i, trailer, needs work, extras, $2,000. 518-585-7116 1984 Chapparell 350 c/i, new tandem trailer, new mooring cover, new full top, $4,000, extras. 518585-7116 2001 SUPRA SANTERA low hrs., mint. Condition, great ski wake board boat, beautiful trailer included, $19,500. 518-891-5811. 2005 WHITEHALL SPIRIT rowing/sailboat. Classic boat, rare find. Must sell! Asking $4500 OBO. 845-868-7711 2012 Green Old Town Sarnac 160 XT Canoe. 16' Tandem 89 lbs., used 3 times. $600 OBO. 518-8733250 BOAT 1990 Supra Ski boat 351 Ford Engine, excellent condition w/trailer. $6,000. 518-637-1741

LL BEAN 15.8 DISCOVERY CANOE used with love, great condition, $450.00; Minn Kota electric motor, 30 lb. Thrust w/ motor mount $100. Call 518873-6853 PADDLE BOATS/ DOUBLE KAYAK. Good condition. Kayak $375; Paddle boats $275 each. Lake Placid Call or Text 518-524-7890. AUTO'S WANTED DONATE THAT CAR or REAL ESTATE to Saving Our Soldiers. Fast FREE pickup. Running or not. Full fair market value tax deduction. SOSCars.ORG Call 1-888-9079757 TOP CASH FOR CARS, Any Car/Truck, Running or Not. Call for INSTANT offer: 1-800-454-6951 RECREATIONAL VEHICLES 14 SECTION OF 8' Pressured treated boat docking w/ latter, adjustable hight stands, excellent condition, Also 12x14 Floating Raft w/latter. 518-563-3799 or 518563-4499 Leave Message. 1977 156 GLASTRON Boat with 70 HP Johnson motor, with trailer, excellent condition. $2500. 518-3598605A 2000 24' LAYTON CAMPER Sleeps 6, very clean, excellent condition, must see, $6700 OBO. 518-643-9391 2005 FLEETWOOD BAYSIDE Mint condition - folding camper with many extras for sale, $6,900. Must see - 36 Broad Street, Plattsburgh. Call or text 518-335-0009. 2007 STINGRAY BOAT 25' Stingray Cruiser, only 29 hours, LIKE NEW, sleeps 4, has bathroom, microwave, fridge, table, includes trailer, stored inside every winter. (518) 5700896 $49,000 TOW BEHIND CAMPER 2008 26 foot Keystone Highmark. In great shape. Comfortably sleeps 5 plus. Air conditioning. Ready to roll now. Call (518) 5862864.

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PLATTSBURGH, NY 2011 COUGAR 327RESREADY TO CAMP!! Hate to give it up but budget says we have to. Your chance to own a dream fifth wheel, below book and ready to go. Absolutely perfect condition. 36 foot, three slides, 13,500 btu A/C, 30,000 btu furnace, twin rocker/recliners, 32" LCD TV, sound system/DVD combination with interior and exterior speakers, electric awning, day/night shades in all windows, dinette with four chairs. Lots of camping extras stay with the sale. Includes 2014 lot rent in small, quiet park in Lewis, New York. All set up. Leave it there or pull her to your own destination. Must see! $28500 NOW $26900. 518-572-5901 or dthayerppr@charter.net MOTORCYCLES 1983 SUZUKI GS650L, 4 cyl., new battery, new tires, mint condition, extra's included. Asking $1,495.00. 518-946-8341 1994 Honda Goldwing Aspencade 5500CC, reverse, 14amp alternator, loaded w/ extra's. MUST SEE!! $5800 OBO. 518-561-4431 2000 Suzuki 800CC Intruder, 8000 miles, poorly stored, needs some work, $600 OBO. 518-873-3250 2010 HONDA STATELINE1500 Miles, Black, Factory Custom Cruiser, 312 CC $7,800 518-5698170 CANAM SPYDER 2012 Spyder Roadster. Includes battery charger-custom cover-2 helmets(small)-XL CanAm jacket. 59 Miles. $21,300.00 518566-7369 FARM EQUIPMENT Tractors for Sale: Ford 4000 Platform Row Crop, Diesel w/ Back-hoe; Super D Diesel. Call for Pricing 518-873-2678.

FISHER SNOW PLOW 7' 6" Minute Mount 2, used 2 winters, $3500 Negotiable. 518-524-0582 or 518643-5244 GARAGE SALE 10 Harkness Road , Peru, NY 6/6 & 6/7 8am-4pm Huge Garage Sale. Stoves, desks, cradle, houshold items, collectibles & tools. Keeseville – 704 Route 9. Sat, June 7, 9am-4p. Woodworking tools, household items, fooseball table, a little bit of everything. AUCTIONS Buy or sell at AARauctions.com. Contents of homes, businesses, vehicles and real estate. Bid NOW! AARauctions.com Lights, Camera, Auction. No longer the best kept secret. SULLIVAN COUNTY REAL PROPERTY TAX FORECLOSURE AUCTION: 300+/- Properties June 11+12 @ 10AM. Held at The Sullivan, Route 17 Exit 109. 800-2430061 AAR, Inc. & HAR, Inc. Free brochure: www.NYSAuctions.com

June 7, 2014

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RECRUITING FOR: NURSE LEADERS: North Country Region, Flexible Locations Experienced RN with strong Communication, Leadership, Analytical, Problem-Solving, Time Management & Organizational Skills BSN or equivalent Management/Home Care experience CLINICAL FIELD STAFF SUPERVISOR: Clinton County / Plattsburgh-area An integral part of the patient care team, acting as a liaison between referral resources, patients, caregivers & field clinicians. Registered Professional Nurse with Current New York State License BSN & supervisory experience in a health care setting preferred RN CASE MANAGER: Washington or Warren County` Manage & administer skilled nursing care to patients Registered Professional Nurse with Current New York State License BSN & experience in a health care setting preferred PHYSICAL THERAPISTS: Clinton County An integral part of the patient care team, acting as a liaison between referral resources, patients, caregivers & field clinicians. Current New York State License and/or Certification 1+ yr. practical exp. as a licensed occupational therapist and/or Bachelor's degree from accredited college preferred Why Work for Us? Leader in Home HealthCare for 30+ years Competitive Pay/Benefits Continuing Education & Training State-of-the-art Technology Local people taking care of local patients Apply online: www.hcrhealth.com/ EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran Summer Restaurant Help at Essex Shipyard Marina & Restaurant – Servers, Dishwashers, Kitchen Assistants. Call Lin at 802-683-4742. Vacancy Announcements: Superintendent / Principal Anticipated: Principal / CSE Chair Please see www.keenecentralschool.org/ special announcements for Informational Brochures

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COMPUTER CABINET/WORK DESK. Accommodates entire system. Storage and file drawers. Excel. condition. 60"W, 22"D, 53"H. Pd. $1800.00. Sell $250.00 518962-2799. Detoxify your PCB and other toxins with a 2 person Far-Infared Sauna. Hypoallergenic popular, doctor recommended. Must see to appreciate. $1200. 315-769-6760 FRIGIDAIRE 6500 BTU'S AC unit, $200; Consolidated Dutch West wood stove $500; 1 man Pontoon boat $300. 518-708-0678 KILL BED BUGS! Buy Harris Bed Bug Killer Complete Treatment Program or Kit. Available: Hardware Stores. Buy Online: homedepot.com ½ PRICE INSULATION, Blue Dow or High R. Several Thickness Available. Call 518-5973876. RANCH MINK Coat, Black, size 12, seldom worn. A-1 condition. New $2000, Asking $700 OBO. 518-420-8719 TWO TOOL BOXES full of Snap-on Craftsman Tools $2500 OBO Call 518-728-7978 or Email pparksfamily@gmail.com WELL PUMP GOULD, 1 hp,. Call 518-576-0012 WOLFF SUNVISION Pro 28 LE Tanning Bed, very good condition, $700.00. 518-637-1741 FURNITURE QUEEN PILLOW TOP mattress set, new in plastic, $150.00. 518-5348444 GENERAL AIRLINE JOBS Start Here - Get trained as FAA certified Aviation Technician. Financial aid for qualified students. Housing and Job placement assistance. Call AIM 844-210-3935 AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for hands on Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid for qualified students Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 888-686-1704 CANADA DRUG CENTER. Safe and affordable medications. Save up to 90% on your medication needs. Call 1-800-734-5139 ($25.00 off your first prescription and free shipping.) CASH FOR CARS, Any Make or Model! Free Towing. Sell it TODAY. Instant offer: 1-800-8645784 CASH FOR CARS: All Cars/Trucks Wanted. Running or Not! Top Dollar Paid. We Come To You! Any Make/Model. Call For Instant Offer: 1-800-864-5960 DISH TV Retailer. Starting at $19.99/month (for 12 mos.) & High Speed Internet starting at $14.95/month (where available.) SAVE! Ask About SAME DAY Installation! CALL Now! 1-800-6154064 Make a Connection. Real People, Flirty Chat. Meet singles right now! Call LiveLinks. Try it FREE. Call NOW: Call 1-877-737-9447 18+

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WANTED TO BUY WANTED JAPANESE MOTORCYCLE KAWASAKI 1967-1980 Z1900, KZ900, KZ1000, ZIR, KX1000MKII, A1-250, W1-650, H1-500, H2-750, S1-250, S2-350, S3-400 SUZUKI GS400, GT380, GT750, Honda CB750 (1969,1970) CASH. FREE PICKUP. 1-800-7721142, 1-310-721-0726 usa@classicrunners.com

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is looking to harvest and purchase standing timber, All Species. Willing to pay New York State stumpage prices on all species. $ or % paid. References available. Matt Lavallee 518-645-6351

CATS LOGGING, LAND CLEARING, Forest Management. Highest Rates on all Timber. Double Rates on Low Grade Chip Wood. 518-643-9436

Free to a good home 6 week old kittens, 2 males, 2 females. 1-Orange/White the other ones are White/Black & Brown. Please call 518-310-1566 DOGS

*Free Estimates *Fully Insured *Owner Operated *Winter Discounts *Dangerous Removals

/ 127 Foot 33 Ton Crane Work / Pruning *24 Hour Emergency Service *Lot Clearing / Brush Chipping / Stump Grinding Over 20 Years Experience In The Tree Care Industry 518-942-6545 www.precisiontreeadk.com

NEWFOUNDLAND PUPPIES Ready July 1st Family Dogs/Working Health Certificate/Guarantee DNA Tested/Purchase Contract Call for Availability & Pricing northcountrycanineservices.com 518-314-1935 APARTMENT RENTALS

MUSIC ELECTRIC GUITAR Black & White Kona 6 String with Peavy Rockmasta practice amp and Fender Inline Guitaro Tuner $99.00 for all three. Call 518-834-9305 WANTED TO BUY

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CASH for Coins! Buying ALL Gold & Silver. Also Stamps & Paper Money, Entire Collections, Estates. Travel to your home. Call Marc in NY 1-800-959-3419

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Cash for unexpired DIABETIC TEST STRIPS! Free Shipping, Best Prices & 24 hr payment! Call 1855-440-4001 English & Spanish www.TestStripSearch.com

WILLIAM THWAITS LOGGING is looking to purchase and harvest standing timber of all species. Will pay New York State stumpage prices. Many references available. Call Wiliam Thwaits 518-593-3263

CASH PAID- up to $25/Box for unexpired, sealed DIABETIC TEST STRIPS. 1-DAYPAYMENT.1-800371-1136 Wants to purchase minerals and other oil and gas interests. Send details to P.O. Box 13557 Denver, Co. 80201

Downtown Willsboro Apartment, upstairs, 2 bedroom, hot water, w/ washer/dryer hook-up, no pets. $675/mo., Call 518-963-4284 LEWIS, NY 1 bedroom Apt., for rent, Available June 1st, No pets, No smoking, Utilities & Heat included, $500/month. 518-8736805 RETIREMENT APARTMENTS, ALL INCLUSIVE. Meals, transportation, activities daily. Short Leases. Monthly specials! Call (866)3882607 Westport, NY, 2 bedroom Starting at $650/mo.,+ utilities, Available Soon. Call 518-962-8500 VACATION PROPERTY RENTALS NORTH WILDWOOD, NJ FLORENTINE FAMILY MOTEL Beach/Boardwalk Block Heated Pools, Efficiency/Motel units refrigerator, elevator. Color Brochure/Specials 609-5224075 Department 104? www.florentinemotel.com OCEAN CITY, MARYLAND. Best selection of affordable rentals. Full/ partial weeks. Call for FREE brochure. Open daily. Holiday Real Estate. 1-800-638-2102. Online reservations: www.holidayoc.com

Essex DATE 5/12/2014 5/12/2014 5/12/2014 5/12/2014 5/12/2014 5/12/2014 5/12/2014 5/13/2014 5/13/2014 5/13/2014 5/14/2014 5/15/2014 5/15/2014 5/15/2014 5/15/2014

GRANTOR Jaques, Pilani Cook, Jeffrey & Joanne Gallo, R & J Brox, Barry Sayles, Cheryl Bulduc, Jeannot O’Brian, Daniel LBA Forest Stewardship Init.; Lowell, Blake & Ass. Seymour, E; Amis, D et al Bazydlo, Raymond J Neissen, Ronald & Margaret Malbon, David & Maria Williams, Eric & Laurie RBS Citizens NA Kelly, Patricia L

GRANTEE Kostoss, Holly Bogart, K & King, Casey Smith, Richard & White, R Brox, B, B & C Ormsby, Timothy & Ann Bean, Patricia Horizny, Linda Bar MH Timber & US Bank Trust of America Fadden, J & M Jeffers, Dale Herre, S; Holtham, C et al Barcomb, William & Donna Deso, Andrew Lawliss, Justin McGrew, Jennifer J Knaff

LOCATION North Elba Ticonderoga Ticonderoga North Elba ` North Elba Newcomb Moriah Chesterfield/Lewis

PRICE $225,000 $40,000 $127,500 $1.00 $35,000 $50,000 $45,000 $1,870,000

North Elba Lewis Moriah Moriah Lewis Crown Point North Elba

$355,000 $172,500 $70,000 $50,640 $68,000 $37,000 $275,000

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William & Kathleen Hecker William Spooner Terry StDennis Danny Ducharme Patricia Albankis Brian Snell, Daniel & Paula Vincent Phillip Moore Real & Carol Pinsonneault Robert Dominic Tina McGee, Tina Manion Edmond & Catherine Pellerin Matthew Favro, Laura Acero, George Martin Timothy Gifford, Amber Gifford Jeremy & Amanda King Timothy & Theresa Lucy St.Pierre Christopher & John Huchro Donald & Mary Ann Paquette Richard Jr & Mary Tefft Thomas Remaley Roderick Driscoll Fort Scott Estates Michael & Kristin Hartnett Jared Facteau Christie Vaughn

Dana & Charity Frusco Cory Bower Cameron Racine Daniel Garrant Christine Labombard CU Factory Built Lending BQ Construction Inc Girouxs Poultry Farm Inc Stacy & Laurie Dominic Carter Farms Inc Gary Babbie

Dannemora Plattsburgh Beekmantown Schuyler Falls Ellenburg Chazy Schuyler Falls Champlain Mooers Plattsburgh Beekmantown Champlain

$123,500 $75,000 $45,000 $20,000 $14,000 $89,900 $35,000 $150,000 $8,000 $8,000 $350,000 $17,000

Remington & Melissa Ayers Brittany King Alexander & Courtney St. Pierre Judith McDonald Scott & Michelle Shafer Gerald Duprey Francine Poitras William Sill John & Diane Sabourin Christian Wager Charles Foell II, Susan Quinn Sheryl Esposito

City of Plattsburgh Peru Peru Chazy Chazy City of Plattsburgh City of Plattsburgh Peru City of Plattsburgh Schuyler Falls City of Plattsburgh Plattsburgh

$168,000 $60,000 $250,000 $57,500 $75,000 $191,000 $143,000 $237,500

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Historic Village of Essex, NY – Retail Space formally occupied by successful deli/bakery/cafe serving breakfast, lunch & prepared meals to take out, 1200 sq w/2 decks, 1 overlooks lake & Green Mountains, some basic equip included, opportunity for summer or year round business. 802-503-5452 for details.

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$265,519.95

$152,290 $105,000 $115,840

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TROUT STREAM BARGAIN. 5.4 acres, $49,900. Was $199,900. Bank ordered sale. Beautiful Bethel NY. Near Woodstock site. 85 miles from Manhattan. Assorted hardwoods, approved building site, undergroundutilities, across from lake, walk to Performing Arts Center, financing. Call 877-836-1820. MOBILE HOME FOR SALE; 1990 Redman Double Wide, 2 bath, walk in pantry, in Pine Rest East Trailer Park in Beekmantown District, Military Turnpike. Price on Call 518-3100051

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DIVORCE $349 - Uncontested divorce papers prepared. Includes poor person application/waives government fees, if approved. One signature required. Separation agreements available. Make Divorce Easy - 518-274-0380.

Drivers: $2,000.00 Sign-On Bonus! Home Nightly! Albany, NY Flatbed! CDL-A, 1yr. Exp. Req. Estenson Logistics Apply: www.goelc.com 1-866-336-9642 FIREWOOD Outdoor Wood Furnace Central Boiler #5036, built in 2006, good condition, $4500. 518-327-5359

AUTOMOTIVE AUTOS/CARS FOR RENT Self Travels Inc. STOP!!! Stop spending high on travel tickets, car rentals and hotels this summer. We will give you 50% off on everything. Get your free car rental, flight tickets, hotels and tours. This is 100% real. Individuals and Travel Agents should contact us for Travel deals. First 50 customers will get a free day car rental anywhere in the entire 50 states and you will have your ticket and confirmation before payment. Send request to booking@selftravels.com or call (888) 6607582 Ext. 1

HOME IMPROVEMENTS HAS YOUR BUILDING SHIFTED OR SETTLED? Contact Woodford Brothers Inc, for straightening, leveling, foundation and wood frame repairs at 1-800-OLD-BARN. www.woodfordbros.com. "Not applicable in Queens county" REPLACEMENT WINDOWS $189 INSTALLED. White double hung, tilt-in. $50.00 rebate on all Energy Star Windows. Lifetime Warranty. Credit cards accepted. Call Rich @ 1-866-272-7533

ARBOR SERVICE

REAL ESTATE

REAL ESTATE

$29,000 REMODELED 2 BDRM, .3 acre, Rte. 9, Front Street, Keeseville, NY. Live in or a P/E Ratio of 5 to 1 investment. 518-3356904 1 ACRE OF LAND at Wood Rd., West Chazy, NY, close to schools, nice location. Please call 518-4932478 for more information. ADIRONDACK “BY OWNER” AdkByOwner.com 1000+ photo listings of local real estate for sale, vacation rentals & timeshares. Owners: List with us for only $299 per year. Visit online or call 518-891-9919

BUILDING AND LOT in Moriah 1.3+ acres, paved driveway, town water and sewer. Can be used for residential and/or commercial, Asking $45,000. 518-546-3568

Free Estimates/Fully Insured Owner operated Winter Discounts

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*Dangerous Removals / 127 Foot 33 Ton Crane Work / Pruning *24 Hour Emergency Service *Lot Clearing / Brush Chipping / Stump Grinding Over 20 Years Experience In The Tree Care Industry

CONSTRUCTION

MORRISONVILLE, NY 4 BR/2.5 BA, Single Family Home, 1,920 square feet, built in 1998, Colonial Cape, attached 2 car garage, gas fireplace, finished basement, large fenced in backyard with above ground swimming pool on corner lot. Located in Morrisonville in the Saranac School District. Great Family Neighborhood. $229,500 Call 518-726-0828 Dfirenut@gmail.com

AUTO SALES & MAINTENANCE

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ALTONA, NY 3 BR/2 BA, Single Family Home, built in 1994, Perfect entertainment home, peaceful country setting 15 minutes from Plattsburgh. Large deck, 28' pool, patio with built in gas grill, 2 car garage with workshop. A MUST SEE 518-5700896 $105,000

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LAND TROUT STREAM BARGAIN 5.4 acres - $49,900 Was $199,900. Bank Ordered Sale. Beautiful Bethel NY. Near Woodstock Site. 85 Miles from Manhattan. Assorted Hardwoods, approved building site, underground utilities, across from lake, Walk to Performing Arts Center, financing. Call 1-888-4997695

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FISHING SUPPLIES

The King’s Inn

Willsboro Outdoor World

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK @ 6AM “Where nothing is overlooked but the lake.” Casual Victorian Elegance, Fine Dining, Lodging & Cocktails

Live Bait & Smelt Fishing Licenses!

Open Wednesday-Sunday 4:30pm-Close

Route 22 Willsboro, NY 7

Michele & Kevin Flanigan, Innkeepers 42 Hummingbird Way • Port Henry, NY 518-546-7633 56035

PARTY TENTS

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TREE SERVICES Full Compliment Tree Service for Concerned Landowners

Adirondack Sand & Gravel

Benjamin Collins ~ Owner / Arborist

Ticonderoga (518) 585-9424

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