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PLATTSBURGH — Dr. Merit Cudkowicz, chief of the department of neurology at MassGeneral, thinks a cure for ALS is near. Now is the time to invest in neuroscience, she said. “We are very, very close.” She joined more than 700 more people from the North Country and beyond who raised more than $100,000 for the ALS Raising Hope Foundation at the inaugural Walk of Hope, Walk of 1,000 Umbrellas and Spring CONTINUED ON PAGE 11


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Left to right, Dr. Merit Cudkowicz stands with Roger and Darlene Long at the Walk of Hope in Plattsburgh. The event is held to raise awareness and money for neurodegenerative disorders.


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Local community remembers those lost to war By Stephen Bartlett MORRISONVILLE — Bob Frenyea was in Vietnam six months when a booby trap sent him to a field hospital and then home. He lost friends and family to the war and enjoys coming to the legion and talking with fellow soldiers, especially the old timers. “So many people gave so much.” He spent Memorial Day morning and afternoon at American Legion Post 1619 in West Plattsburgh, along with many others, to honor those killed in battle. “This day is sacred with the almost visible presence of those who have gone before us,” said Commander Michael Rock. He spoke to a large crowd under the hot sun, a small, lone table a few feet before him, resting on the grass with a black POW/MIA flag draped over the empty seat. It represents prisoners of war, with the The firing squad at the American Legion Post 1619 honors soldiers who have fallen in times of war.



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Timeline event provides living history of war By Stephen Bartlett BEEKMANTOWN — A Civil War veteran who went west stood quietly with his rifle. A Marine from WWII cradled his weapon, eyes straight ahead. Nearby, soldiers from the French-Indian War, Revolutionary War, Mexican War and Spanish American War, awaited firing orders. “Today we are showcasing American military history,” said Matthew Hewson, standing in WWII attire. He and others gathered in Beekmantown to re-enact fighting and other scenes from American Military History. One demonstration included a speed competition, as soldiers fired everything from muzzle-loading muskets to semi-automatic rifles. The French and Indian War was fought from 1754 to 1763. It was fought primarily between the colonies of Great Britain and New France. The American Revolutionary War was fought from 1775 to 1783. It started as a war between Great Britain and the new United States and resulted in an American victory. The Mexican War was fought between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848. It

resulted in an U.S. victory and reduced Mexican territory from 1.7 million square miles to 800,000. The American Civil War raged from 1861 to 1865. More than 1 million people lost their lives. The Spanish American War took place in 1898 between Spain and the United States. It was a result of American intervention in the ongoing Cuban War of Independence. It resulted in the Treaty of Paris, which gave American temporary control of Cuba. WWII began in 1939 and ended in 1945. It involved all of the great powers and resulted in 50 million to 70 million casualties. “We wanted to show American military history from its earliest beginning to modern day,” Hewson said. The event worked as a one-stop shop for American military history. IT showcased how technology, warfare and fighting changed over time. Time periods like the Spanish American War were small in scale but important for American expansion, Hewson said. The event was a unique opportunity to showcase living history for people in the North Country. “It is important to preserve all the history we can,” Hewson said.

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two-year college degree. Forty-four miles southeast, another example of ingenuity shows a lot of promise for remote Adirondack communities and their economic revival. Broadband access — seen as crucial to tourism and economic development as well as local residents’ quality of life — has been regarded as economically unfeasible due to the burdensome cost of infrastructure needed to provide broadband for a meager population spread over mountainous terrain. But in Thurman, town officials decided to shoulder some risks and innovate. The town is partnering with a Chestertown-based entrepreneur to bring broadband to its 1,200 residents, most of whom rely on near-useless dial-up. The Thurman town board voted several weeks ago to commit $20,000 to testing cutting-edge “white space” technology which would broadcast data over unused frequencies traditionally reserved for analog television transmission. The project, which has gained national attention, holds a promise of affordably connecting its citizens to the Internet, now seen as a virtual necessity of modern life. While there’s a considerable amount that’s been accomplished in reviving our economies, more challenges lie ahead. Most of our communities’ downtowns still host too many vacant buildings — idle primarily due to the high cost of heating and cooling as well as burdensome taxation. While Chestertown is struggling with how to revive rows of empty storefronts, their town government is taking action on exploring ways of slashing the cost of heating its own facilities through the use of wood chips or pellets.Already, the town government has installed arrays of solar panels to provide electricity and cut its utility costs. Such technologies could help efforts to revitalize our downtowns, experts have said. All these examples demonstrate that innovative thinking can overcome the longstanding problems we face in the Adirondacks — and we at Denton Publications hail the practice. This editorial is the collaborative opinion of a board comprised of Thom Randall, Fred Herbst, Lou Varricchio, Keith Lobdell, Stephen Bartlett, Andy Flynn, and John Gereau. Comments should be directed to

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n recent decades, life in the Adirondacks — particularly in the remote areas — has become challenging for year-round residents. With traditional Adirondack-based industries hampered by competition from overseas and tightened government regulations, goodpaying jobs have disappeared. Our communities shrank due to limited employment opportunities. School enrollments diminished across the Adirondacks by more than 30 percent as families moved out to seek a more promising future. These trends, confirmed several years ago by the Adirondack Park Regional Assessment Project report, raised alarm over how many Adirondack communities are threatened. There is a prevailing force, however, that has been working in the opposite direction. Innovation. It’s a matter of exploring revolutionary approaches and devising out-of-the-box solutions to long-standing problems. There are plenty of examples of how such an approach has proven successful. This week, Newcomb Central School scheduled a dinner to celebrate their largest enrollment in 25 years — 101 students, a record in recent years. Only six years ago, their K-12 enrollment was 55, down from about 400 several decades ago. Back in 2006, the school administrators, under the leadership of School Superintendent Clark “Skip” Hults, didn’t resign themselves to impending extinction. Instead, they devised a program of recruiting international students who have traditionally sought out private schools in the U.S. The program has been wildly successful, bringing additional income into the school district while enriching the educational experience for local children through boosted cultural diversity. Based on the success of the program, the school administrators are now seeking to establish a dormitory, or secure student housing by the conversion of existing residences. Such a move could boost the district’s revenue by $1 million, or about 20 percent, offering relief to local taxpayers. The Newcomb district’s revolutionary thinking goes further than hosting international students and a residential program. The district is also drafting a program through which students can graduate from Newcomb Central with both a high school diploma and a

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Have we lost a strong sense of community?


ommunity newspasmartest business people in pers are not mass American history, spent $142 media. They are narmillion dollars to purchase a rowly focused in a tight geocollection of newspapers. The graphical region and are insecret of Buffet’s success is his volved in covering the everyknack for finding value in inday activities of the residents vestments that less astute obthey serve. Everything from servers overlook. One of his inthe local school kids and vestment strategies is in buying school boards to community businesses that provide good volunteers and local politivalue to customers and fill an Dan Alexander cians. Local folks and what important need in the market. Thoughts from they are doing is what comUpon making his recent newsBehind the Pressline munity newspapers like the paper purchase he noted: one you’re holding in your hand are all about. “newspapers are still primary in many areas. You can imagine our surprise recently when They still tell me something primary that I the Fireman’s Association of the State of New can’t find elsewhere. In towns and cities where York (FASNY), after being awarded a $4 milthere is a strong sense of community, there is lion dollar grant from the US Department of no more important institution than the local Homeland Security to recruit new volunteer paper.” firefighters, choose not to use any of those dolObviously you and I understand and belars in this medium. We were told community lieve in what Mr. Buffet said or you wouldn’t newspapers were in the original proposal, but be reading this column. Newspapers are a were scratched because: “it is harder to recruit valuable institution even after 400 years in exvolunteer firefighters because as people they istence and despite all the rhetoric newspapers have become more mobile and less attached to will still be here long after the relatively new their communities.” social media infatuation has passed. While telCome again? Volunteer firefighters are less evision might be a popular entertainment attached to their community yet they are willmedium the ratings have become very diluted ing to put their lives on the line for their neighover the years. In 1957 the highest rated televibors in the event of a house fire? Do you unsion show ever to air was an “I Love Lucy” derstand that logic? It makes absolutely no episode, which in 1953 scored a 71.6 percent sense to me, but then again so many opinions home viewing. Today, “American Idol” is the swirling around these days don’t have much favorite among 18 to 35-year-olds and it reachbasis in simple common sense. es only 13 percent of the television households. FASNY through the advice of a city-based In comparison, our community newspapers advertising agency will spend the entire adverare mailed to every home and consistently tising campaign on cable television, radio and score a readership in the 80 percent range since hundreds of billboards. They also plan to have we began measuring in 1997. a presence on Facebook and Twitter because It is of vital concern that our volunteer fire they are targeting less attached 18 to 35-yeardepartments attract new members. It is also of olds. concern that our local community news organVolunteer firefighters — and their family izations remain intact and viable. Pop culture and friends — are among our most loyal readand real life will meet head on as this recruiters. Volunteer firefighters are as big a part of ing campaign hits the markets later this year. the local fabric as is this community newspaWe sincerely hope both community services per. If your house is on fire, you don’t call the are valued and strengthened for the benefit of nearest city fire department nor send a post to the many lives they each touch. your Facebook or Twitter account. The same holds true when you’ve got a local news story Dan Alexander is publisher and CEO of Denton you go directly to your local newspaper. Publications. He may be reached at Recently the “sage of Omaha” Warren fet, considered by many to be one of the

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Loss of civility and misguided anger A

home. Many soldiers participated in and witnessed unspeakable acts in a war they didn’t understand. The one solace was they had fought for their country. But when they arrived home, their country spat on them as protestors accosted soldiers who had just left a living nightmare. I wept the day he shared his story. I didn’t understand. Many of the protestors appear highly intelligent on shows documenting that period of history, yet they lashed out at soldiers who had no choice but to obey orders of a government that, in my opinion, consistently sends soldiers to questionable wars and conflicts. The same shedding of civility and misdirected anger can be seen today, but on a different, less deadly front, in the wake of the Great Recession, as so many struggle in an economy that weighs heavily on their shoulders. A war of ideologies is pitting rich against poor, Republican against Democrat, liberal against conservative and atheist against the faithful. People are rightfully angry in a

t the Memorial Day ceremony I attended, sweat running down my back under the hot sun, the American flag flapping in the wind and a nearby pond smooth as a pane of glass, my thoughts drifted to my daughter ’s Opa. Hershel Holmes, good, gentle, kind, forgiving and steadfast, is one of those men who passes through your life, and later, when you think of goodness, you see his face and a smile slips across your own. Once, while we were sitting in his Kansas home, I asked if he’d share a bit of his service in Vietnam to help me out with an English class at Kansas State. He sat calmly in his chair in front of television, and I bent forward at the waist on the couch a few feet away. His story bled tragedy. All Vietnam stories seem to drip agony from the often still open wounds of veterans, a pool of misery at their feet that many of them spend the rest of their lives drowning in. But what stood out the most was Hershel’s recollection of returning

Stephen Bartlett

From the Editor’s Desk country pathetically far from even the hint of a livable wage and where health care is disgustingly inadequate and leaves some without care and many beaten by debt. Americans are nourished by an environment pummeled by pollutants killing many of us, taxpayers are being choked to death, true freedom slumps in the lap of the majority and sticks its tongue out at those whose voice is unable to be heard over the roar of oppression, and a small minority of the power-

ful are giggle all the way to the bank. There’s much to be angry over as Americans hiss and spit at each other instead of focusing that very powerful energy on finding a cure for the disease spreading as we divide ourselves. At local school board meetings, I’ve seen taxpayers shout and shake with rage. One man sits in the audience and calls board members names under his breath and picks on teenagers during public comment period. I’ve also watched board members speak down to the public, ridicule those who criticize them and shrug after hearing stories of residents forced out of their homes by rising taxes. It’s true, some taxpayers are being sucked dry. It’s also true that school districts are being ravaged, and the devastating reality is public education has never been funded close to what is needed to be effective for all. But instead of joining forces and taking aim at the culprits, who display a blatant disregard for the ma-

jority of Americans, acting like children who consistently get away with hogging the swings on the playground, we are spitting at each other once again. Other valuable programs are in jeopardy too, and instead of pursuing the crooks who wage costly wars and provide tax breaks to corporations bulging at the seems with money, struggling taxpayers are accosting hard working poor people earning a pittance. They are scowling at victims of unspeakable circumstances and shaking their finger at those blindsided by random horrors, turning their noses up and cursing about entitlements. There is much to be angry about, but average Americans with displaced anger who are footing the bill need to quit spitting at their potential brothers and sisters in arms. As I sit here writing this, I think of Hershel and the lack of civility he experienced and misdirected anger aimed his way, and I realize we haven’t come very far. Reach Editor Stephen Bartlett at

Our life coaches, Style and Substance, on life examples Dear Style & Substance: I recently read a quote: “Everybody’s life is either a warning or an example.” What are your thoughts about this quote and what is your advice on creating a life that is an “example”?

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That is a great quote! … and one that each may interpret a little differently. We often think of taking a side, in this case being an “example”, and sticking with it. But unfortunately, in our human-ness, we may straddle the line from time to time. We can probably all agree that we have been both, but the idea is to fall more in the “example” column of life. Start observing and listening to people and evaluate for yourself what is a “warning” and what is an “example”. This is not to be achieved by tomorrow or by year ’s end;

however, we believe that we can get a little closer every day. The daily choices made throughout a day can lead to living a life that serves as an “example” of personal values in action. Day to day remind yourself of your best and true self and stay on that course. Being “better” is a sequence of getting off course and getting reoriented in the right direction. A few “warning” behaviors along the way that are corrected lead us to more “example” behaviors. Everything is important. The choices you make about what to eat and your activity levels are the foundations of your health. The words you say or left unsaid create your relationships. Sometimes saying nothing, but just acknowledging is the best response. We can all think of “warnings” we see in the choices and behaviors of ourselves and others. As you have heard us say before, debriefing a meeting, a day, a conversation, a relationship is essential in living the life of “example”. If you are thinking about this quote, chances are you don’t have “big” things to change, but some tweaking to do. To live your life as an example you should define and clarify who you want to be. Have one or several role models of who you would like to become or behaviors you would like to emulate. Use their traits to model yourself after. Sometimes it is a different role model in the business world, the parenting world, the friend world and the relationship world! Think of what

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these people would do or would have done in different situations that you have encountered. Give sincere compliments and accept them graciously. A compliment, most genuine, is about how someone acted or responded and is said without fishing for one in return. “I loved the way you handled that”, “That was a tough situation and you really stepped up”, “Thanks so much for coming to my rescue”… Say thank you, when someone does little things, not just big things. You are then contributing to the good examples that others are modeling. Create a ritual as you walk out of the house every morning. These rituals can be serious: a prayer or meditation about a quality you want to cultivate such as honesty, integrity, strength, or compassion. Wear a bracelet or post a reminder of qualities you are striving to achieve. Choose a word every day to guide your interactions for that day. Some rituals can be much more lighthearted, but encouraging just the same. Look in the mirror and say to yourself, “You can do this!” We can all get off track from time to time. Living your life as an “example” and not a “warning” takes reflection and attention.




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his week, the NCPCA would like to remind you of our exciting event; “Artists for Animals,” an art show hosted by The Lake Placid Center for the Arts to benefit our shelter, from June 1 through 16. The show’s theme is “works of art with animals in mind,” and features paintings, drawings, sculpture, and other media by national and local artists. All art is available for sale, and proceeds will go to the NCSPCA’s Capital Campaign to build a new shelter for the needy dogs and cats of Essex County. An opening reception will be held on Friday, June 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts (17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid. 523-2512). Everyone is welcome; the exhibit is suitable for children. We would like to thank the Lake Placid Center for the Arts, and the many artists presenting their work at the show, for their support of this benefit. The Lake Placid Center for the Arts Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. Our featured pet this week is Shoeshine, a sweetnatured, Domestic Shorthair-mix with a glossy blackand-white coat and intense golden eyes. This lovely little lady has been with us for quite awhile now, and

IZZIE is a adult female dilute tortoiseshell kitty. She’s a very gentle cat who enjoys receiving lots of attention. Lizzie tends to be very friendly with other cats. Visit Lizzie at One Step. Lizzie is spayed and up to date on her vaccines. GRAVY is a handsome 4 year old male chocolate colored German short hair pointer. He is an excellent dog who gets along with everybody. Gravy's favorite thing to do is to play with any kind of reflection of light! He’ll do best with someone who has had experience with his breed. Gravy is neutered and up to date on his vaccines. is hoping to celebrate her next birthday in a home of her own. Shoeshine is purrfectly delighful to have around. She has excellent manners, keeps a very tidy house and loves to have her chin scratched. She enjoys the company of other cats and has a gentle, easygoing nature that would make her a wonderful addition to almost any home. The only promise we can't make is that she would actually shine your shoes! Why not stop by the shelter today and meet this pretty kitty? You won't be sorry you did. Poor Shoeshine has been with us for quite awhile now. She is purrfectly delighful to have around.She keeps a very tidy house and won't mind an extra chin scratch or two. Shoeshine loves other cats too. Won't you consider stopping by to meet her?


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Each year, we celebrate June Dairy Month to honor America’s dairy farm families and the w holesome, nutritious milk they produce. The North Country has a long and proud dairy farming heritage. Dairy farming is the number one agricultural business in Northern New York. The fertile Champlain and St. Lawrence valleys and temperate climate are ideal for growing forages like alfalfa and grass that make up the majority of a dairy cow’s diet. Dairy farmers work hard every day to bring you fresh, great tasting, wholesome milk products. Almost all dairies in Clinton, Essex and Franklin County are family-owned, and are active members of their communities. Farm families take pride in feeding their neighbors and maintaining natural resources. Farmers recognize the importance of preserving the land where they live and work, protecting the air and water they share with the community, and providing the best care for their cows–the lifeblood of their business.

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The North Country has an amazing diversity of dairy farms–from very large, modern dairies with over a thousand cows to small, grass-based organic dairies that have taken a fresh look at simpler practices of the past. Regardless, most dairy farmers, like other business owners, are modernizing and improving their efficiency in order to continue to support their families and provide high-quality and affordable dairy products. Now more than ever, we need to support and appreciate the local farmers that continue to work the land. Farmers are suffering from increasing costs of feed, fuel and transportation–all necessary to produce milk. Regardless of the adversities, they continue to keep our local landscapes scenic, support our local economy and maintain the rural quality of life that we all enjoy in Northern New York. - Peter Hagar, Agriculture Educator, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Clinton County



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Saranac River Trail opens and could grow to 20 miles By Stephen Bartlett PLATTSBURGH — The idea dates back to the early 1970s. Today, the trail stretches 1.3 miles along the Saranac River in the City of Plattsburgh. One day, it could run nearly 20 miles to the Town of Saranac. “We are really proud of the fact we were able to support this,” said Mayor Pro Tem James Calnon. “I think this kind of thing is money well spent. This trail is a critical piece of recreation and has economic and social impact.” Work on the multi-use, recreational trail began in the summer of 2010. Workers completed a paved section between South Catherine Street and Broad Street along Seltzer Avenue. Workers repaved Pine Street and turned it into a one-way road for vehicles. The trail is open for all members of the community and is currently 1.3 miles long. A large crowd recently celebrated the grand opening of the trail, which includes a paved section that stretches from George Angell Drive near Plattsburgh High School to the Saranac Street Bride. This completes

Children participate in a fun run at a celebration for the Saranac River Trail in the City of Plattsburgh. Photo by Stephen Bartlett

phase 1 of efforts to enhance biking and walking access throughout Plattsburgh. “This trail will for years to come be a great source of pleasure and recreation,” said Plattsburgh State Provost James Liszka. “I’m

an avid biker and I can’t wait for this trail to go to Saranac.” Jeff Olsen, architect and planner and consultant for the project, rode on the trail with his son before the celebration.

Trails are about partnerships, he said, and as they grow so do partnerships. “We are standing in a great moment in this community’s history.” It is a moment that is vital for the health of the community, said Mark Fenton, a national public health, planning and transportation consultant and former host of “America’s Walking” series on PBS television. Fenton pointed out that only 20 percent of Americans are achieving the 30 minutes of daily physical activity that national guidelines call for. Further, roughly 365,000 Americans die prematurely each year because of lack of physical activity. “I’m a walking nerd, or at least a nerd for walking,” Fenton said. It’s important communities build places and environments where walking, biking and running happen. The most successful trails, Fenton said, are places people want to hang out at because they see others from town. He travels the country helping communities create such places. “We run the risk of raising the first generation that will have a shorter life expectancy than their parents.”

Free resource for resumes, career building and cake making By Stephen Bartlett PLATTSBURGH — Yohanna Mueller moved to the area two years ago and attends Clinton Community College She loves the library but didn’t know amid stacks of books existed a space that would help her land a job. Yet she walked out with a new and improved resume and better chances at finding work. “They sat with me and helped me.” The North Country Workforce Investment Board and Plattsburgh Public Library partnered to create the Community Computer and Employment Resource Center. The services include more than 500 free online courses available to any Clinton, Essex and Franklin county resident with a valid Plattsburgh Public Library card.

Plattsburgh Public Library Director Stan Ransom and his wife, Chris Ransom, work on computers at the Community Computer and Employment Resource Center at the Plattsburgh Public Library. Photo by Stephen Bartlett

Library patrons participate in courses at their own pace and work with instructors online. They have up to six months to complete a

course. The courses can be accessed from their home computers or by reserving a computer at the Com-

munity Computer and Employment Resource Center. One new program is Recorded Books Universal Class, an online educational service providing courses for people interested in the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for personal or professional reasons. Individuals can gain help starting a new business and benefit from refreshers in biology, psychology, stress management, arts and business. Other courses at the center include Microsoft Excel, word and power point, as well as typing, interviewing and resume writing. “I’m trying o do my resume,” said Emily Adams. “I never came here before, but I think it’s awesome. This is a beautiful library and a great resource for everybody.” Another resource is JobNow, which allows users to upload a resume and cover letter for a professional coach to review and cri-


tique. There are also templates for resumes and cover letters. “People can register for classes, test their skill level in a number of workplace skill areas, make a business card or brochure on Publisher, or learn to create a Pintrest file,” said Workforce Advisor Katie Duffy. The center, along with 34 others statewide, was funded two years ago. Without new funding, it will close at the end of September. “We are trying to get grants to keep the center funded and are working with our community partners,” said Michelle Armani, director of special projects for the North Country Workforce Investment Board. The center has served more than 5,000 people in the community. “The greatest benefit is to have a place where individuals can come for instruction and one-on-one support,” Armani said.

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Job Fair helps area unemployed find work By Stephen Bartlett PLATTSBURGH — After being a stay-at-home wife and mother for six years, Sarah Agnew is returning to the job market. She’s slightly scared, considering the economy and small size of Plattsburgh. But she’s eager to try something new and land a new job. “I am looking right now.” Most recently, her job journey took her to the Job Fair at the West Side Ballroom in Plattsburgh. More than 33 companies, eight more than the last job fair, attended the event. The companies set up booths and resource tables describing careers and providing applications. The event also included a booklet that listed positions and salaries for jobs at companies such as the Clinton

County Advocacy and Resource Center, AFLAC, Bombardier, Champlain Plastics, Citizen Advocates, CVPH Medical Center, CV-TEC, Fedex, High Peaks Dental, Plattsburgh State and WPTZ. More than 200 people filed into the Job Fair within the first hour. There were able to find out what jobs are available in the region, meet with potential employers and network with area business people. “This is the first time I have done this,” said Josh Brown, activities director for Pine Harbour Assisted Living. The event allows the company to answer questions before individuals apply for a position. “It results in a lot of people coming in and filling out applications,” Brown said. The unemployment rate is at around 8.1 percent, according to the Bureau of La-

bor Statistics. It is slightly higher in New York state. In November of 2009, the unemployment rate in the United States was 9.9 percent. While it is down, it is still far higher than pre-recession norms. From 1948 until 2012, the unemployment rate averaged 5.78. It reached an all time high of 10.8 percent in 1982 and a low of 2.5 percent in May of 1953. “It’s scary being out of work, because of the economy,” Agnew said. She has had luck securing jobs through temp agencies, such as ETS. She and her husband returned to the area to put down roots. The Job Fair made it much easier to talk to companies, Agnew said. “I don’t really know what I want right now, but I am looking.”

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Ethan Votraw scores victory in Section VII golf tourney By Keith Lobdell

Fri., June 1 - Weds., June 6, 2012 WESTPORT — Plattsburgh High senior Ethan Votraw made his fifth Section VII team that will compete at the NYSPHSAA golf tournament this week. What was new this time around was that Votraw will head to Cortland as the Section VII individual champion. “I was hitting the ball well all day and kept playing good golf through the back nine,” Votraw said after carding a two-day 149, two strokes ahead of defending champion John Hickey of AuSable Valley at the Westport Country Club May 24-25. “Coming into this tournament, the goal is always to get to states,” he said. “It’s awesome to finally win the tournament.” The win capped a strong senior year for the Hornet standout, who was part of the soccer teams run to a sectional final and the basketballs state quarterfinal push. “Soccer was a little bit of a letdown, because we wanted more,” Votraw said. “Basketball was a big plus and golf was a great season.” Votraw said the key to his fifth trip to the state tournament will be improving on the greens. “Last year I think I had like five three-putts,” Votraw said of his T-17 performance. “If I can putt better and hit the ball like I am, I should be able to improve on that finish. Like (AVCS coach Chris) Dubay always says, its just a golf course that you need to go out and play.” Saranac Lake, who won the team title by 16 strokes over Elizabethtown-Lewis, had all six of their golfers playing on day two. Dustin Fischer, who birdied three holes on the back nine to card a 158 and Kyle Dora with a 166 both advanced to

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Members of the Section VII golf team. the state tournament, while Matt Clark (171) finished as the alternate for the second year. Ethan Sawyer (172), Devin Darrah (178) and Blake Gregory (189) also made the second day for the Red Storm. The second place Lions placed two golfers into the state tournament, as Tyler White made his second state team with a 167 two-day score and

Brock Marvin earned the ninth spot on the team with a 169. Nolan Reid of Northeastern Clinton (153) finished third, while Beekmantown’s MaCullen Cope (168) was seventh and Plattsburgh High’s Lucas Wood (168) eighth.

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It was four in a row for the Saranac varsity boys track and field team, as the Chiefs scored 211 points in claiming the Section VII title May 26. Plattsburgh High was second with 86.5 points, followed by Ticonderoga (64), Peru (63.5), Saranac Lake (55), AuSable Valley (47), Seton Catholic (36), Beekmantown (25.5), EKMW (18.5) and Northeastern Clinton (16). For the Chiefs Micah Patterson won the 400 in 50.6 seconds. Corey Duval won the shot put (54 feet, 2 inches), Jeremy Bullis, won the discus (142 feet, 4 inches), Jake Spear won the long jump (21 feet, 1.5 inches) and the team of Patterson, Dustin Durgan, Sabaan Ayub and Ty Tedford won the 1,600-meter relay (3:35.30).

Peru standout Dan Lennon was a three-time winner for the Indians, repeating in the 800 (2:07.6), 1,600 (4:39.6) and 3,200 (10:09). Shawn Hendrix scored a pair of wins for Plattsburgh High, capturing the triple jump (43 feet, 7 inches) and 400 hurdles (59.3). Nathan Foster won the 100 for Beekmantown with a time of 10.8 seconds, while Paul Ford of AuSable Valley won the high jump with a mark of five feet, 10 inches. In other relay events, the Seton Catholic team of Mitchell Ryan, Evan Page, James Downs and Barrett Waling won the 3,200 relay in 8:40.30, while the Saranac Lake team of Ben Monty, Ethan Barge, Alex Beaudoin and Mike Tuthill won the 400-meter relay in 45.7 seconds.

Girls track and field The Beekmantown Lady Eagles ended a five-year reign by the Saranac Lady Chiefs atop the Section VII podium, scoring 117 points to claim the title May 26. Plattsburgh High finished second with 95 points, followed by Northeastern Clinton (80), Saranac Lake (76), Peru (71), defending champ Saranac (66), EKMW (36), AuSable Valley (30), Seton Catholic (29), Lake Placid (18) and Ticonderoga (6). Jess Huber scored a pair of wins for the Chiefs, capturing the 400 (56.5) and 100 (12.3). Emily Anderson won her third straight sectional discus title for the Chiefs (111-feet, 10 inches), while the 400-relay team of Mikeala Frechette, Kallie Villemaire, Courtney Wilson and Lindsey Gonyea won with

a time of 52.6 seconds. Emma Deshaies won the 1,500 (5:01.9) and 3,000 (11:47.9) for the Hornets, while Mallory Honan won in the 100-meter hurdles (15.3), long jump (16-8.25) and triple jump (35-3.25) for Northeastern Clinton. Molly Roush won the 800 in 2:16.6 for the Cougars. Lea Perry won the high jump for Peru with a mark of five feet, while Victoria Phaneuf won the shot put for Saranac (34 feet, 11 inches) and Halie Snyder won the 200 (25.9) for EKMW. For Saranac Lake, Nikkie Trudeau won the 400-meter hurdles (1:05.8), while the team of Maria Mairurano, Vanessa Salamy and Sam Martin won the 1,600 relay (4:22). The Seton Catholic 3,200 relay team Margaret Champagne, Phoebe Christopher and Paige Spittler also won(10:18.6).


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Christ & St. John’s Episcopal Church Butternut Street, Champlain. Family Worship Service celebrated with music at 10 a.m., Sunday School also at 10 a.m. CHAZY Sacred Heart Church - Box 549, Chazy 12921. (518) 846-7650. Sunday Masses (Ant) 4 p.m., 8 a.m. & 10 a.m. Chazy Presbyterian Church - 620 Miner Farm Rd., Chazy. 846-7349 Worship and Sunday School will begin at 11 a.m. Email: ELLENBURG St. Edmund’s Roman Catholic Church - Route 11, Ellenburg. Saturday Anticipated Mass, 4 p.m. Sunday Mass, 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. The Ellenburg United Methodist Church - will meet at 9 a.m. at the church in Ellenburg Center. However, on Election Day, Sunday, we move to the Ellenburg Methodist Community Center on Rt. 11.

ELLENBURG DEPOT Ellenburg Depot Wesleyan Church 2179 Plank Rd., PO Box 177 Ellenburg Depot, NY 12935. Pastor: Robert R. Phillips. Phone: 594-3902. Sunday Family Bible Hour: 9:50 a.m. Sunday Worship Time: 10:50 a.m. Children’s Youth Ministries: Call for schedule. MOOERS St. Joseph’s Catholic Church - Maple Street, Mooers. 236-7142. Anticipated Saturday Mass, 5:30 p.m. Sunday Mass, 10 a.m. Reconciliation announced special Saturday mornings 10 a.m. & by request. Mooers United Methodist Church 14 East St., Located adjacent to old Post Office. Sunday service, 9:30 a.m. Contemporary & traditional music, activities for children, youth and families, 236-7129,, Mooers Wesleyan Church - Maple Street, Mooers. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.

Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Sunday Night Service 7 p.m. Wednesday Night 7 p.m. (518) 236-5330. MOOERS FORKS St. Ann’s Catholic Church - Route 11, Mooers Forks. Mass: Saturday, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 8:30 a.m. Reconciliation announced special Saturday mornings 10 a.m. & by request. PLATTSBURGH Seventh Day Adventist - 4003 Rt. 22, Plattsburgh, 561-3491 - Pastor Livergood Worship Saturday at 11:30 a.m., Pot Luck Dinner after service ROUSES POINT St. Patrick’s Catholic Church - Lake Street, Rouses Point. Anticipated Mass: Saturday 4 p.m.; Sunday Mass: 10 a.m.; Weekday Masses: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 8 a.m. Communion Service: Wednesday 8 a.m. First Presbyterian Church - 52 Washington Ave., Rouses Point, New

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Memorial Day from page 1 white tablecloth symbolizing the purity of their intentions when called to war and the lone candle, the frailty of a prisoner alone, standing against the oppressor. The black ribbon on the candle reminds everyone of who will not be coming home, the single rose stands for the loved ones and families who keep the faith, awaiting for the soldier’s return, while the slice of lemon points out the bitter fate if they do not come home. Salt on the plate is symbolic of the family’s tears, and the inverted glass is because they can’t toast with us. “Many of them paid the supreme sacrifice to secure our freedom,” Rock said. Congressman Bill Owens, who served in the Air Force, recalled his father who flew 24 missions over Germany during WWII as a B-24 gunner.

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“They see duty, they see a need, and they respond to both.” Margaret “Peg” Breyette remembered when her oldest son, Gregory Lavene, left at 18 to serve as a Marine in Vietnam. She was confident he would return home, but he was injured during the war. “It was great to get him home,” Breyette said. Her granddaughter was just shipped to Afghanistan where she drives a tank. “I am nervous about her, but like I say, it’s up to the good lord.” Floyd Rock was drafted into the Army and in 1967 shipped to Vietnam was a helicopter crew chief and door gunner. “Vietnam was hell.” He lost his first cousin and two of his best friends. Before returning home, he took a bullet in the upper bullet, but fortunately the Morrisonville man was wearing a steel vest. “It’s a sad day because of who was lost there.” Leonard Reyell, also from Morrisonville, enlisted in the Air Force in Many, and in June of 1950 the Korean War broke out.

“We lost a lot of men.” Frenyea was drafted into the Army in 1968. He knew it was coming, but he wasn’t happy about going to Vietnam. “You do what you have to do,” said the former infantry soldier. In 1969, the 19-year-old found himself trudging through 120-degree temperatures in 100 percent humidity, at Dong Tam, a base along the Mekong River. “It was very scary,” he said. “You never knew what was going to happen, and there were a lot of booby traps.” It was also beautiful country, said Frenyea, who can recall waking up to see exotic flowers. Still, it was a tough place and he lost several friends before being injured himself. He recalled one fellow soldier who was good at finding booby traps. The man made it through the war and returned home to later wander into the woods, find a cave and kill himself in it. “Today, I think of all the friends I lost,” Frenyea said. “I always thought I would come back, because if you didn’t think that, you’d go nuts.”

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Walk of Hope from page 1 Festival. Participants donned blue shirts and carried white and blue umbrellas for the walk that started at Trinity Park. The event was held to raise awareness and help find a cure for degenerative neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s disease, Lewy body dementia and ALSO, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Roger and Darlene Long of Peru started the foundation. Mr. Long was diagnosed with ALS after losing his coordination in 2009 and growing weaker as doctors worked to discover why he was facing such difficulties. Today, he can only talk and move a few fingers, but his spirits are high as he fights to raise awareness and money and help others struggling with degenerative neurological disorders. “It’s overwhelming, humbling and comforting,” Mrs. Long said of the turnout at Trinity Park event, which also featured, entertainment, food and services such as massages and more. “I think all of us who lost someone to one of these diseases feels a sense of unity and community. This just reaffirms the wonderful community we live in.” Mrs. Long said the money raised will go toward research pertaining to all such diseases. “Together we can make a difference.” For her part, Cudkowicz said some of the money raised provides funds to conduct high risk studies that should provide breakthroughs. “This gives me the shivers,” she said, standing near Mr. Long. “This is America here. This is the community coming out.” Assemblywoman Janet Duprey stressed the importance of raising money and awareness of ALS and related diseases. Roger and Darlene are true inspirations, she said. She and others also pointed out the high number of cases found in the North Country and the connection to living near the water. Stephanie Desautels’ father Richard was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease four years ago. She helped organize the Plattsburgh Half Marathon, which raises money to help battle Parkinson’s and was on hand to help at the Walk of Hope. Behind Desautels, a field of balloons blew in the wind, each one representing someone who was lost to a neurodegenerative neurological disorder. “We are walking in memory of a close friend of ours,” said Victoria Felio of Peru. “If he were still here he would want us to walk for his uncle, Roger Long.”

CHAMPLAIN – The Ayerst/ Wyeth/ Pfizer reunion for past and present union and nonunion employees and guests will be held a 1 p.m. on Aug. 4, at the VFW, Post 1418, 600 St John Rd. The DJ will begin a 2 p.m. The cost is $5 per person with money and RSVP due no later than July 14. A food vendor will be available. RSVP to Vikki at 204-4015, Frenchy at 594-7595, Sally at 298-4724, Mary at 236-5648 or Tracy at 298-3516. Campers and tents are welcome for the night on the premises. No coolers or beverages are allowed on the grounds. All beverages are to be bought at the bar. This event is not company sponsored.

Buckle Up New York to be heavily enforced

PLATTSBURGH — The New York State’s seat belt enforcement initiative will be heavily enforced through June 3. Increasing seat belt and child safety seat use is the most effective way to reduce crash related injuries and fatalities. Buckle up New York. Click it or Ticket, is a statewide zero-tolerance enforcement effort coordinated by the Local Agencies, State Police, Sherriff ’s office and the governor ’s traffic safety committee to increase safety restraint uses in New York State. For more information call Clinton County Traffic Safety at 565-4397 and speak with Mitch Carriere.










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2012 Grand Stand Entertainment: Tuesday, July 17th Front Gate Admission: $3 (4 years & up)

Phil Dirt Presents

Wednesday, July 18th Front Gate Admission: $8

SURF’S UP “Tribute to the Beach Boys” 8PM


Champlain Valley Classic Cruisers Car Show

All Seats $13 - includes gate admission


Sponsors: Econolodge Inn & Suites, WIRY Hometown Radio, TD Bank, Roberts Sport Center. Age 12 & Under FREE At Dusk Pyrotecnico Display Fireworks sponsored by Reithoffer Shows, Clinton County Fair Sponsors: Econolodge Inn & Suites, 97.5 Eagle Country, TD Bank, Key R-D Trailer Sales $5 Grandstand Admission

Front Gate Admission: $8

HUNTER HAYES COUNTRY CONCERT 8PM Sponsors: 97.5 Eagle Country Radio, Econolodge & Suites Track Seat $23 Grandstand $18 (includes gate admission)

Friday, July 20th

Saturday, July 21st

Sunday, July 22nd




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Sponsors: Dragoon’s Farm Equipment and NYSEG

Grandstand Admission: $6 each show; $10 Pit Pass (one-time

Grandstand Admission $5.00/ $5.00 Pitpass for Street Legal Truck Pulls 36746

Thursday, July 19th

Grandstand Admission: $5 Adirondack Tractor Pull, $5 Pit Pass

All on the Casella Waste Management Stage in front of the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Grandstand!

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Friday, June 1

LAKE PLACID — Artists for Animals for NCSPCA's Capital Campaign for a new shelter. Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Dr. 5-7 p.m. 523-2512. SARANAC LAKE — Favorite Majicks show by Meg Bernstein, Adirondack Artists Guild, 52 Main St. 5-7 p.m. SARANAC LAKE — A Steady Rain, by Keith Huff, to be performed, Pendragon Theatre, 15 Brandy Brook Ave, 8 p.m.

Saturday, June 2

LYON MOUNTAIN — Museum Day Breakfast, Lyon Mountain American Legion, 3958 State Route 374. 7-11 a.m. 735-4636. SARANAC LAKE — White Elephant and food sale, St, Bernard’s Church Cafeteria, 27 Saint Bernard Street. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. ESSEX — Horace Nye Support Day, Memorial Park, Main St. 10 a.m. CHAZY —Frankie Garro Fun Run/Walk, Chazy Rec Park, North Farm Road, 10 a.m. registration, noon begin. MORRISONVILLE — Wine & Cheese tast-

ing for Relay for Life, Hid-In Pines Vineyard, 456 Soper Street, $7. 643-0006. LAKE PLACID — Craft Beer Tasting for Literacy Volunteers of Essex/Franklin County, Heaven Hill Farm, 302 Bear Cub Lane. 3 p.m. $30, $15 for designated drivers, 21 + to enter. 546-3008. ELLENBURG — Old Timer’s Band, Ellenburg Center Fire Hall, 1 Church St, 6 - 10 p.m. $4, 492-2012. SARANAC LAKE — A Steady Rain, by Keith Huff, to be performed, Pendragon Theatre, 15 Brandy Brook Ave, 8 p.m. UPPER JAY—Possum Haw to perform, Upper Jay Art Center, Route 9N 8 p.m. $10 Suggested donation. CHAZY —Spring Rummage Sale, Chazy Presbyterian Church, 620 Old Route 191, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. WESTPORT — Classic car show and 4wheel drive truck show with a motorcycle rally, Essex County Fair Grounds, 3 Sisco Street, $10 Entry fee, 10 am.- 7 p.m. ELLENBURG CENTER — Round & Square Dancing with Old Timers Band, Ellenburg Cen-

ter Fire Hall, 1 Church Street. WILMINGTON — River Stone Wellness Center Open House, 11a.m. -2p.m. (802) 3095447. SARANAC LAKE— Rockin for Hospice II, Captain Cook's Bar & Grill, 65 Broadway, 21+

Sunday, June 3

PLATTSBURGH —Soulfull Sunday Yoga Rota Gallery, 19 Clinton St. 11 a.m. PLATTSBURGH —Plattsburgh General Assembly to meet, ROTA Art Gallery, 19 Clinton St. 4 p.m.

Monday, June 4

KEENE—Osteoporosis exercise classes, Community Center, Church St. 11:30 a.m. 5463565,

Tuesday, June 5

UPPER JAY — Stephen Longmire Photo Exhibit, 'Life and Death on the Prairie', Wells Memorial Library, 12230 New York 9N, noon-5 p.m. TUPPER LAKE — "live feed" from NASA of the Transit of Venus, Wolf Beach 5-10 p.m. 359-


Wednesday, June 6

MORRISONVILLE—Safe Schools/Healthy Students Parent-Child Play Group, Morrisonville Elementary School, 47 Sand Road, 9a.m.-noon, 572-6026 ELIZABETHTOWN — Craft Fair and Michigan sale Horace Nye Home, 81 Park Street, 9 a.m. - 3 :30 p.m. 873 - 3575. CHAZY — Story Time with author Todd St.Louis, Chazy Public Library, 9633 State Rte. 9, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 846-7676. WILMINGTON— The Wilmington Historical Society Regular monthly meeting, Wilmington Community Center, 7 Community Circle Rd. .7 p.m. 420-8370. WILLSBORO—Osteoporosis exercise classes, Congregational Church, Main St.1:30 p.m. 546-3565,

Thursday, June 7

SARANAC LAKE— Story Hour, Saranac Lake Free Library, 109 Main Street, 10:30-11 a.m. 891-4191. ELIZABETHTOWN—Osteoporosis exer-

cise classes, Hand House, Court St. 10 a.m. 5463565, PLATTSBURGH—Business Expo 2012, SUNY Field House, 101 Broad Street, 10 a.m.5p.m. 563-1000. LAKE CLEAR — Making Money Workshop, Lake Clear Lodge Lake & Retreat, 6319 New York 30, 6 p.m. PLATTSBURGH — Business Expo, SUNY Field House, Rugar Street, 10 a.m.- 5p.m. 5631000. UPPER JAY — Board of Trustees Meeting, Wells Memorial Library, 12230 NYS Rte 9N, 7 p.m. 946-2644.

Friday, June 8

PLATTSBURGH —Habitat for Humanity Sale, Champlain Valley Habitat for Humanity Garage Sale, 102 Sharon Ave, 8a.m.-6p.m. LAKE PLACID — Magic Trip, LPCA Summer Film Series, Lake Placid Center for The Arts, 17 Algonquin Dr. 7:30p.m. $6 PLATTSBURGH — Summer Art Show, North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street. 5-7 p.m.


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FARM LIVESTOCK 5 FEEDER CALVES from 450-650lbs. All Hereford Heifers, all 5 for $3000. Call Gabe 518-524-2947.

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FOR SALE 1/2 PRICE INSULATION 4x8 sheets, all thicknesses available. Call 518-597-3876 CANOE/KAYAK RACK FOR PICKUP truck. Yakima brand. Fits 2" recvr hitch, front crossbar attaches to cab roof. Like new. $175.00 Call 518-891-5331 CLARINET, VIOLIN, FLUTE, TRUMPET, Amplifier, Fender Guitar $75 each. Upright Bass, Cello, Saxophone, French Horn, Drums $189 each. Others 4-sale 1-516377-7907 CLARK FORKLIFT 2500 lb Capacity, age unknown, needs battery, fair condition, $500. Must be-able to pick-up. Call 518-873-6368 Ext. 224 MEMORY FOAM THERAPEUTIC NASA MATTRESSES T-$299 F-$349 Q-$399 K-$499 ADJUSTABLES - $799 FREE DELIVERY LIFETIME WARRANTY 90 NIGHT TRIAL 1-800-ATSLEEP1800-287-5337 WWW.MATTRESSDR.COM engage in any lawful act or activity. NCM-5/5-6/9/12-6TC33986 ----------------------------THEW’S CUSTOM FIELD SPRAYING, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 4/20/12. Office in Clinton Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 153 Fred Thew Rd., Peru, NY 12972. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. NCM-5/5-6/9/12-6TC33980 ----------------------------NOTICE OF QUALIFICATION OF VETCOR OF

BRUSH HOG Model EFM600. Used 1 year, like new. Finish mower. 518-570-8837 $1,000

MUSIC **OLD GUITARS WANTED!** Fender, Gibson, Martin, Gretsch, Prairie State, Euphonon, Larson, D'Angelico, Stromberg, Rickenbacker, and Mosrite. Gibson Mandolins/Banjos. 1930's thru 1970's TOP CASH PAID! 1-800-401-0440

WANTED TO BUY BUYING EVERYTHING! Furs, Coins, Gold, Antiques, Watches, Silver, Art, Diamonds."The Jewelers Jeweler Jack" 1-917-696-2024 By Appointment. Lic-Bonded. CA$H PAID- up to $26/Box for unexpired, sealed DIABETIC TEST STRIPS. Hablamos Espanol. 1-800 -371-1136 MINERALS WANTS to purchase minerals and other oil and gas interests. Send details to P.O. Box 13557 Denver, Co. 80201 WANTED ALL MOTORCYCLES, & Memorabilia pre 1985, $Top CASH$ PAID! Running or not. 1315-569-8094 WANTS TO purchase minerals and other oil & gas interests. Send details P.O. Box 13557, Denver, Co 80201

P L AT T S B U R G H LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 4/18/12. Office location: Clinton County. Princ. bus. addr.: 350 Lincoln Place, Ste. 215, Hingham, MA 02043. LLC formed in DE on 4/12/12. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. DE addr. of LLC: 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901.

ABSOLUTE FARM LAND SALE! June 16th - ONE DAY ONLY! 5 acres - 2 State View $24,900. 40 acres - Timber - $79,900. Farmhouse, 3 barns - $99,900. 1/2 hr west ofAlbany, 2&1/2 hrs NY City! Gorgeous land! Terms avail! Seller incentives! Call 1-888 -701-1864 (888) 701-1864

VACATION PROPERTY BEAUTIFUL NEW YORK 1 BR/1 BA, Single Family Home, This camp was renovated in July 2011, it is in a getaway area with your family or friends. It is on the Deer River for fishing or just to relax. Great place to see. Sandstone Reality 16 1/2 Elm St. Potsdam, NY 13676 Doug Hawkins Broker (315) 265 -2111 FISHING, HUNTING HIDEAWAY. Access to Canonsville Reservoir. Lakehouse Properties. Country Homes. Big Diamond Real Estate 1 -607-843-6988 (607) 843-6988

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Purpose: all lawful purposes. NCM-5/12-6/16/126TC-26520 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC): Name: SMART CARTS ENTERPRISES LLC, Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 03/28/2012. Office location: Clinton 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: C/O SMART CARTS ENTERPRISES LLC, 6 Shane Avenue, Morrisonville, NY 12962.

Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. Latest date upon which LLC is to dissolve: No specific date. NCM-5/12-6/16/126TC-26516 ----------------------------AA MARRIAGE PROJECT LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 4/18/12. Office in Clinton Co. SSNY design. Agent of PLLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to THE LLC 25 W 132ND ST STE 14P NEW YORK, NY 10037 Purpose: Any lawful activity. NCM-5/19-6/23/126TC-26547 -----------------------------

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UPSTATE NY LAND SALE "SPORTSMAN BARGAIN" 3 acres w/ cozy cabin. Close access to Oneida Lake - $17,995. "Large River" - over 900 ft., 18 acres along fishing/swimming river -$49,995. "Timberland Investment" - 90 acres deer sanctuary, beautiful timber studs,small creek $99,995. Over 100 new properties. Call 1-800-229-7843 Or visit www. 5 ACRES ON WEST BASS POND $19,900. 5 Acres borders State Forest,$15,900. 1-888-683 -2626 EXTENSIVE LISTINGS IN CENTRAL New York, including Delaware, Schoharie, Otsego,Chenango and Madison counties...go to FORT PLAIN, NY: 33.4 acres hilltop view 9.5 acres panaramic views $23,000. 3.6 acres $15,000. Owner financing. Great Investment CALL, Henry Whipple: 518-861-6541 VIRGINIA SEASIDE Lots- Land, Spectacular 3+ acre estate lots in exclusive development on the seaside (the mainland) overlooking Chincoteague Bay, islands and ocean beyond. Gated entrance, caretaker, private paved roads, community pier, pool and club house which includes 2 bedroom guest suites for property owners. Great climate, fishing, clamming and National Seashore beaches nearby. Just 30 miles south of Ocean City, Md. Absolute buy of a lifetime, recent bank sale makes these lots available at 1/3 original price! Priced at only $49,000 to $65,000. For info call (757) 8245284, email:, pictures on

FREE LAND LIST Foreclosures & Bank Ordered Berkshires, Capital Region, Adirondacks Waterfront, Hunting, Camping, Ponds, Streams, Farms, Barns, Views 2 to 64 Acres from $19,900 413-8841556 (413) 884-1556 UPSTATE NY Land Sale "Sportsman Bargain" 3 acres w/ cozy cabin, Close access to Oneida Lake $17,995. " Large River"-over 900 ft. 18 acres along fishing/swimming river -$49,995. "Timberland Investment"-90 acres deer sanctuary, beautiful timber studs, small creek -$99,995. Over 100 new properties. Call 800-229-7843 Or visit

SINGLE-FAMILY HOME GREAT FAMILY HOME IN ALTONA, 10 ACRES! 3BD/2BA Country setting & hunting. 1750sqft, Built '96, addition w/ metal roof - '07. 2 car gar, Lg yard. F/B decks. Maintained field could be used for horses. $147,000 Call 493-3989 MORIAH SINGLE Family Home, 3 bedroom, bonus room, mud room, kitchen, dining room, living room, 1 full bath w/laundry hook-up, 2 acres. Asking $130,000. (518) 546-7002 or (518) 546-7064 OWNER WILL FINANCE. Bank or Seller won't finance? We Help! No qualifying. No credit! Low Down. Call Today! 1-800-5632734.

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1977 156 GLASTRON Boat with 70 HP Johnson motor, with trailer, excellent condition. $3000. 518-359-8605

2001 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE Black 2 door. New tires, rotors, brakes catalytic converter. $4,500 Call: (518) 946-7550

1980 BLUENOSE SAILBOAT 23.5' Bluenose Sloop w/1995 trailer & 1995 4 h.p. Johnson Sailmaster motor. Original sails in good condition incl. mainsail, jib & multicolored genoa. Teak trim refurbished 2010. Sails beautifully. $5,500 (315) 6855553

2004 HONDA CIVIC DX Green/Beige 80,000 kms, Good condition. Very little damage to interior/exterior $7,000 OBO Call: (518) 420-3445

HEWITT PONTOON BOAT Lift, model# 1501, sits on the bottom of the lake. Make an Offer. 518-891-2767 Leave Message on Mail Box 1. KAYAK NEW. Pungo 140 Wilderness. Color is sand. $700. 518-576-0012.

2005 DODGE NEON auto, 40,000 miles, Red, new brakes, radiator, good on gas mileage, $4,000. Call: (518) 5231681 2007 PORSCHE BOXSTER Burgundy/Beige Excellent condition. 5,6000 Miles, 6 cylinder, 5 speed automatic w/ Tiptronic Transmission, loaded w/many options, in show room condition. 315-447-0888 $35,500 OBO.

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BOATS 18’ ALUMINUM BOAT 1979 Sea Nymph fishing & ski boat, trailer, 70 hp Johnson. Lots of new stuff & everything included, $1700. Call (518) 891-5545

MOTORCYCLES 2005 SUZUKI BOULEVARD S50 VS 800CC, New battery & tires, 13,000 miles, very clean, garaged. (518) 946-8341. $2,800 WANTED JAPANESE MOTORCYCLE KAWASAKI 19671980 Z1-900, KZ900, KZ1000, ZIR, KZ1000MKII, W1-650,H1500, H2-750, S1-250, S2-350, S3400 Suzuki GS400,GT380, CB750 CASH PAID. FREE NATIONAL PICKUP. 1-800-772-1142, 1-310721-0726


SUNFISH SAILBOAT & MANUAL TRAILER, yellow & orange sailboat -good condition, trailer -excellent condition $750 OBO, Call: (315) 663-4945 (315) 663-4945

2009 PONTIAC VIBE Sport Wagon 4D; Mileage: 60,00. Great condition & gas mileage, 2.4 liter engine, 5-speed automatic w/overdrive & manual option, power windows/locks, cruise, air conditioning, onStar, phone, CD, power steering, etc. KBB=$11,760, asking $11,000. Call: 946-2326.

CARS 1989 TOYOTA SUPRA fully loaded, all electric, all power, 5 spd., hatch back, sunroof, runs good, $4500. 113 Flat Rock, Morrisonville, NY. 518-563-9967 2001 NISSAN ALTIMA SE Titanium/Gray 100,000 kms, Fair condition. A/C, Power locks and windows, Automatic, 6 disc CD changer, 16 inch sport wheels, Spoiler $4,850.00 Call: (518) 527-8252 Email:

1998 NISSAN PATHFINDER 4WD, Runs great, needs two rear tires and sway bar bushings $1,200 OBO (518) 891-0163

TRUCKS 1981 INTERNATIONAL single axle dump truck, runs great, inspected and on the road. $4000 OBO. 518-834-9088.

FARM EQUIPMENT CASH FOR CARS AND TRUCKS. Get A Top Dollar INSTANT Offer! Running or Not! 1-888-416-2208 (888) 416-2208

FARM EQUIPMENT Dump Truck 1970 GMC; Field Equipment also. All Equipment usable and in good shape. 518962-4394

1964 FORD 4000 4 cyl., gas, Industrial loader & industrial Front End, 12 spd., German Transmission, Pie Weights, $4750.00. 518-962-2376 Evenings.

2000 RANGER 2000 Ranger XLT 4x4 Super Cab, camper top, liner, tonneau cover, 6 cyl., auto, AC, stereo, 130K, $3995. 518-576-9042 CLEAN SWEEP and free yourself from those unwanted items.

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#AM146, deep cherry red, 5.7 HEMI, auto, 40/20/40 bench seat, trailer tow, spray-in bedliner, fog lamps, Sirius, dual exhaust, tubular side steps PRICE BEFORE REBATES $37,263

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#AM56, bright silver, 2.4L 4 cyl., auto, p/windows & locks, Sirius, heated seats, remote start

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$24,560 -$1,000 -$1,000 -$1,500 -$500





#AM227, flame red, 3.6L 6 cyl., 6- speed manual transmission, AC, hard top, p/windows, fog lamps

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$33,975 -$500




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2010 Nissan Rogue 4x4 - Stk. #AM116A, blue, 23,000 miles ..............................................................................$19,980 2009 Kia Sedona LX - Stk. #AM46A, red, 6 cyl., 62,000 miles ...............................................................................$14,580 2009 Dodge Journey SXT AWD - Stk. #AM225A, red, 45,000 miles ................................................................$17,980 2009 Pontiac Vibe AWD - Stk. #AM44A, red, 34,000 miles .................................................................................$16,980 2008 Chevrolet Aveo - Stk. #AM51A, gray, 63,000 miles ..........................................................................................$9,480 2008 Chevrolet Impala LT - Stk. #AM183A, black, 55,000 miles .........................................................................$14,390 2007 Ford Focus SES - Stk. #AM64A, white, 75,000 miles .......................................................................................$9,680 2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4x4 - Stk. #AM94A, blue, 96,000 miles ........................................................................$12,980 2005 Ford Escape XLT 4x4 - Stk. #AM157A, blue, 85,000 miles .........................................................................$10,980 2004 Dodge Intrepid SE - Stk. #AM54A, tan, 95,000 miles ......................................................................................$5,980 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Quad Cab 4x4 SLT - Stk. #AM79B, blue, 5.7 HEMI, 79,500 miles ............................$13,980 2004 GMC 2500 Crew Cab 4x4 - Stk. #CR173A, gold, 87,000 miles ..................................................................$16,980 Dealer #3160005

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