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PERU — The centerpiece of Peru’s ongoing park development project has just received a little more attention from the national level. The Heyworth-Mason Building, situated on the banks of the Little Ausable River, was recently named to both the State and National

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The effects of flooding on local fishing are a mixed bag, some say Special to Denton Publications PLATTSBURGH — The recent flooding that has impacted the region has had many eyes on homeowners recovering from the devastation. However, the historic event has also impacted the environment for fish, though it could be to the benefit of anglers. Chris Kinney-Hermis, an outdoor enthusiast and fishing department associate at Gander Mountain, shared mixed emotions on the flooding. “The fishing is good,” he enthused. “I caught 18 small mouth yesterday.”

Although fishing conditions are preferable, Kinney-Hermis noted the prevalence is mostly due to the season, rather than the flooding. “Fishing has definitely picked up, mostly due to the warmer weather,” he said. However, the recent flooding will impact the fish themselves, and moderate fishing practices. “The biggest thing that’s going to happen because of the flood is the topography of the bottom of the lake is going to change dramatically ... the fish have more habitat to hang out in with all the flooding,” explained Kinney-Hermis.

For anglers, this means re-learning fishing locations. “Everyone is going to have to re-fish where they’ve been before,” said KinneyHermis. Increased sedimentary deposits also affects the type and prevalence of fish, he noted. “That’s a good thing; it’s also going to change the habitat for the fish and make it better for some,” said Kinney-Hermis, adding current fishing conditions are record-worthy. “These are the glory days of fishing in Plattsburgh. Two weeks ago, my friend caught the biggest sucker that I’ve ever seen in my entire life.” Despite the prime conditions, for some, the flooding has discouraged fishing. “Sometimes our sales don’t represent that 100 percent, because the weather gets people down, and the police have parts of downtown blocked off,” Kinney-Hermis admit-

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Comprehensive plan moving forward Public discussion slated for June 6

By Jeremiah S. Papineau

SARANAC — Development of the town’s comprehensive plan and revitalization strategy is nearing completion. The Town of Saranac Advisory Committee — an ad hoc committee formed from community members and town representatives — is in the process of finalizing the plans but will first hold a community workshop Monday, June 6, at Saranac Town Hall, 3662 State Route 3. The purpose of the workshop will be for residents to hear ideas developed for the town’s proposed May 24, 2011comprehensive plan and revitalization strategy and to provide

input. Councilman Gerald W. Delaney said the committee has been working for the past eight months to develop the plans, which include “a profile of the community as it exists today, a broad vision and set of goals for the future as well as specific actions for the future.” “We followed what community members at our first meeting gave us and where conversations led us and what actions were requested of the town board,” said Delaney. “We’ve had a number of meetings since then and, in those meetings, discussed many aspects.” The plan, said Delaney, addresses issues such as economic revitalization, recreation, community character, improvements to the State Route 3 corridor, housing, infrastructure and the provi-

sion of community services. Further, the plan — if enacted — will serve as a guide for the town in making future decisions about development of the town. “Some of the things we’ve discussed include land uses,” said Delaney. “Not so much zoning, but looking at ways to reestablish a farming community and doing things to support the logging industry.” The proposed comprehensive plan is something long overdue, said Delaney. “We’re really updating a document that’s about 35 years old,” Delaney said of the town’s current comprehensive plan. The public is encouraged to attend the June 6 meeting, which will begin at 6:30 p.m. This will be the final community workshop for residents to provide input before the

proposed plans are brought before the town council for adoption. The council is anticipated to review the plans at their regularly scheduled board meeting in July. “The way residents can best serve the project is by coming in open-minded, listening and commenting,” said Delaney. “People have spent a lot of time working on this project ... this has ended up to be a well-discussed, well-thought out plan steered by the residents.” For more information about the comprehensive plan and revitalization strategy of the June 6 meeting, contact Delaney at 569-7800, project coordinator Melissa McManus at 297-6753 or Andrew Labruzzo from the state Department of State Division of Coastal Resources at 4732460.





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Firefighters association urges caution when outdoor burning By Jeremiah S. Papineau

Kostyk. The idea is to take steps to prevent that from happening, he added. Those who want to conduct an outdoor burn should first check to see if what they’re PLATTSBURGH — Though a statewide burning is legal to burn and if there are any ban on outdoor burning was recently lifted, special requirements or permits necessary there are still words of caution being issued to obtain before open burning. by the Clinton County Firefighters Associa“Only branches tion. and limbs are alChuck Kostyk, public lowed for burns per relations chairman for [state Department the association, said of Environmental though the ban was lifted Kostyk suggests speaking with your loConservation] regMay 15, there are still cercal fire department which can be “a good ulations,” said tain precautions that resource for information” and be able to Kostyk, adding need to be taken as outdirect you to the proper authority should burn barrels are door burns can still get a permit from the DEC or local municipalspecifically prohib“out of control.” ity be necessary. ited year-round. “Dead grass, leaves A listing of local fire departments and “You should always and other vegetation are emergency service providers is available verify with your lostill present and can fuel on-line at uncal municipality to a fire that is not properly der the “Emergency Services” section. see if permits are recontrolled,” said Kostyk. quired or if there Every year, firefighters are other restricin Clinton County retions.” spond to dozens of grass, brush and forest When burning, people should be mindful fires started by well-intentioned individuof weather conditions and take proper preals conducting an outdoor burn, said

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cautions, said Kostyk, such as having a garden hose nearby, having hand tools such as a rake or shovel available, clearing a proper area around the burn and leaving a safe distance from structures. “Weather is always a consideration. Wind is a major factor in burns that get out of control,” said Kostyk, adding it’s important to keep an eye on weather reports before and during a burn. “Burns should never be left unattended,” he continued. “The slightest increase in wind velocity or change of direction could dramatically impact the burn.” Kostyk said another way to reduce the

Frankie Garrow run slated this Saturday CHAZY — The second annual Frankie Garrow Memorial Fun Run will be held at the Chazy Recreation Park on North Farm Road this Saturday, June 4, beginning at 11 a.m. The event honors the life of Frankie Garrow, who died in a an automobile accident in 2009. Registration for the 5K run/walk will start at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. The cost to register is $15. Registration forms are also available on-line at, with those registering in advance being charged only $10. The event will include a 50/50 drawing, T-shirt sales, and refreshments. Prizes will also be awarded. Proceeds from the event provide funding for a scholarship fund in Garrow’s name at Chazy Central Rural School where he was a student. For more information, call 593-0406 or e-mail

PERU — The Peru Town Council is conducting a dog census throughout the month of June. Residents are reminded all dogs that live within town limits are required to be licensed. Dogs must have proof of updated rabies vaccinations and proof of being spayed or neutered in order to be licensed. The licensing fee for spayed or neutered dogs is $7.50 and $15.50 for those not. Licensing is performed at the town clerk’s office, 3036 Main St., Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Dogs may also be registered by mail. All necessary paperwork is required when returned with the license. For more information, call 643-2745.

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likelihood of a burn getting out of control is by limiting its size. “It is best to keep a burn size to a controllable area — 3 to 4 feet around — and add material to keep impact minimal and controlled,” he said. “If the fire gets out of hand, don’t hesitate to call for your local fire department.” Even before striking the match to start a burn, Kostyk said it’s important to notify your local fire department of your plan. “Proper notification of county fire dispatch is a must ... a call can help prevent the possible dispatch of a fire agency to a controlled burn,” said Kostyk.

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Richards should be held accountable for his actions A t first, we wanted Mark Richards booted off the Johnsburg Central School Board of Education for interrupting the free election process and tearing down write-in candidates’ campaign fliers in downtown Johnsburg prior to the May 17 vote. Now, after a public apology, we’d settle for some community service, to show kids that his actions were wrong. Maybe they can learn from his mistake. After all, Richards is no upstart in North Creek. He’s an established community leader, having served on the school board for 11 years. Furthermore, he is a teacher at the Wells Central School. Kids look up to him. As an elected school official, Richards is supposed to look out for the best interest of kids in Johnsburg. Ironically, that was his main excuse for tearing down the campaign fliers; he wanted to prevent the Citizens Budget Committee candidates from

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being elected because he said their membership on the school board would be detrimental to the district and the education of its children. Richards’ passion was understandable, but his actions were inexcusable. He did an injustice to all Johnsburg citizens, especially the kids. Perhaps he could have channeled his passion into a more positive, productive and legal manner, such as holding a rally for his fellow board members on the ballot. Fundamentally, when Richards tore down the fliers, he was committing an act of vandalism. The state penal code calls it criminal mischief in the fourth degree, a misdemeanor. Those candidates — Anthony Moro, Carmine Bellotti and David Braley — could have called the police and complained, possibly leading to an arrest. Instead, they took the high road. At the same time, Richards was preventing voters from making their own decisions during the election process. While not running himself, he was trying to make sure the three school board members on the ballot — Erwin Morris, Thomas Ordway and Tara Sears — were re-elected (and they were). These are the kinds of anti-democracy tactics we see in totalitarian regimes,

Thanks for help Junior Girl Scout Troop 4262 would like to give a very special thank you to those who helped during the troop’s recent electronics waste drive. Thanks to Jim Cayea from J&R Salvage on the Angelville Road in Mooers for generously volunteering a truck and big trailer, Normand Jolicoeur from Champlain who also supplied an enclosed trailer to haul our e-waste, Marty McCarthy from Champlain who donated his time and pick-up for our cause and Howard Lamberton of Mooers Forks for letting us use the parking lot. When asked, they did not hesitate with their generous reply. We could not have done it without them, the dads, and everyone else who gave their time and hard work to make this such a success! Kenna Dumas Champlain

not America. It goes against all we are taught in school about right and wrong, freedom and the American way. Richards did not breach an ethical code, according to the school superintendent, although we believe his actions were unethical. And he clearly violated the district’s mission statement: “The mission of Johnsburg Central School is to ensure that all students are given the opportunity to learn in a positive school environment designed to promote academic excellence and to meet individual needs. To fulfill this mission the JCS staff will work together with the community to help students become responsible, independent, lifetime learners.” Those last few words resonate with us. And we’re left to wonder how Richards can dedicate some of his time to ensure that students learn to become “responsible, independent, lifetime learners,” other than say, “Listen to what I say, not what I do.” We accept the apology Richards made during the May 23 school board meeting. And we agree with the board president that Richards regrets his error and there is no reason to dismiss him from the school board … but on one condition. Richards needs to show district students

why his actions were wrong. Moreover, he should teach them that illegal and unethical actions, such as his, have consequences. The lesson here should not be “apologize and all will be forgiven.” That’s not how it works in the real world. Richards should be sentenced, either by the board or voluntarily, to perform community service. There should be some kind of punishment involved, and it should help others at the same time. Above all, the sentence should include direct contact with students — perhaps a school assembly — with an apology directly to the kids, an explanation of actions and regrets, and a civics lesson on the election process and criminal justice. For maximum effect, it could end with state police officers cuffing Richards and leading him off the stage and then transporting him to the site of his community service — picking up trash along Main Street.

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Student’s trip to China a learning experience By Patrick Lonergan

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t is said that travel broadens the mind. For myself and several other students, parents and teachers who went on the Beijing, China, trip over spring break from school, this statement certainly proved to be true. One of the first things I noticed about Beijing was the lower than anticipated level of security. You might think that in a communist country the security would be “in your face” or even intimidating. The Beijing airport, however, was not much different than an airport here in the states. The security level looked only slightly more advanced because of thermal imaging cameras, but did seem to run more smoothly than our own system. I was particularly surprised when our group was able to take pictures in Tiananmen Square, the largest public open space in the world, a place where 10 years ago, it would be illegal to do so. At one point in time, it was illegal for a United States citizen to even own Chinese money, let alone even to go to that country. Now many of our imported goods come from China and it really is remarkable to see how much that country has opened up. Another thing that seemed to be a constant theme in Beijing was the clash of modern society with ancient structures, such as the Great Wall and the Temple of Heaven. Next to one section of the Great Wall we visited (over 2000 years old) was a huge sign sponsoring the last summer Olympics. This is one thing I thought the town of Ticonderoga and the city of Beijing could relate to, granted their history is a couple thousand years older than ours. The people of Beijing, China struggle to preserve their history even while their city becomes more and more modern. On the trip, our group was able to visit a school called the Beijing Qianmen Foreign Language School (foreign language for them being English, of course), where we were able to talk to Chinese students. Any-

one who has ever looked at education rankings among different countries, knows that American student test scores on average fall far below that of Chinese students. The other thing that is a positive in China is that teachers are seen as heroes. Teachers are never disrespected where as in some of our nation’s schools, teachers are often being sworn at, harassed and even threatened. As you all know, teachers here are also much more likely to be laid off because of our economic system. So it is interesting how our schools differ. One particular aspect of the Chinese school system, however, I found especially unnerving is that they have no, or very little, special education programs. As stated before, I did not feel endangered or threatened while I was in Beijing, China; in fact I felt safer there than in any other city I have ever been. China still holds a one child policy, but the sort of sexism that evolved because of favoring males over females, is starting to fade away. “I have a little girl and my husband and I both love her very much.,” I remember our tour guide, nicknamed “Sunny,” saying to us. For many, China may not feel like a place where they would want to spend their vacation. Yet right now, it is cheaper to go to China than to a place like Italy or Greece, for example, and you would not be disappointed. The American perspective of China is generally negative. Americans like to come up with horror stories to fear or not to visit China. China does have many gray aspects to its countries history, but really are they that much different than some of our own countries dark history? In China education is a privilege, not a right; child offenders are killed and lifestyles are built around tradition and folklore. Whether or not you find these facts to be positive or negative, depends on your opinion, but there is one thing for certain, and I know this may sound cliché but, I think we can really learn from each other. Patrick Loner gan is a T iconderoga High School senior who recently visited China.

Annual perennial plant sale on Saturday PLATTSBURGH — The Master Gardener Volunteers of Clinton County will hold their fourth annual perennial plant sale Saturday, June 4, from 9:30 a.m. until all plants are gone. The sale will take place at the Cornell Cooperative Extension office, 6064 State Route 22. All of the one-gallon plants will be priced at $5 per plant. Proceeds from the sale will benefit Cornell Cooperative Extension’s gardening programming in the county. In addition to the sale, Master Gardener Volunteers will have a resource tent and encourage the public to visit the demonstration perennial garden and square-foot vegetable garden that morning. Popular fact sheets and resources will be available and volunteers will answer lawn and garden questions. For more information, contact Jolene Wallace at Cornell Cooperative Extension, 5617450, or e-mail

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ne of the best ways a gardener can increase their success while also decreasing the amount of time spent watering and weeding is through the application of mulch. When applied correctly, mulch prevents water loss from the soil by evaporation, reduces weed growth, prevents weed germination, keeps the soil cooler, prevents soil splashing which in turn prevents soil-borne diseases, and improves soil structure. Mulch can be applied at any time of the year to flower beds, trees, and shrubs. Wood or bark chips are often the mulch of choice for these areas. Shredded wood or bark is attractive and slow to decompose. Some, such as cedar, also deter insects. When applying mulch to the landscape, I always layer either corrugated cardboard or several sheets of newspaper between the soil and the mulch. This helps to choke out weeds, but has the advantage of decomposing over time which allows for my perennials and shrubs to spread. Vegetable garden mulches should be applied after the soil has warmed in the spring. The minimum soil temperature most cool season plants require is 55 degrees F. Warm season crops, such as tomatoes and peppers prefer soil temperatures in the 70s. Mulches insulate the soil. If applied too early, the soil will take longer to warm. Soil temperatures can be more important in determining seed germination and plant growth than air temperatures. If applied after the soil

o need to reach for an eewygooey mess of sugar and hydrogenated fat first thing on Sunday morning. Instead, try this sweet treat made from wholesome ingredients that will leave you feeling energized instead of drained and lethargic. All it takes is a minute or two to make and you can multiply the recipe to feed the whole family. They will love it! My kids can’t get enough.


has warmed, the insulating effect of mulches will maintain a uniform soil temperature, buffer the vegetable’s roots from extreme heat and cool periods. While many people use wood chips to mulch their perennial beds, shrub beds, and trees, it is not the best choice for vegetable gardens. While they do provide good weed control, wood chips have two disadvantages in the vegetable garden. Wood chips take more than one season to break down and during the decomposition process they rob soil of nitrogen. The most common vegetable garden mulches include hay and straw, leaves, and grass clippings. Most gardeners apply a two inch layer of mulch in their gardens. Applying a thinner layer of mulch can actually encourage weed growth. The mulch should be spread evenly and should not apply mulch directly over an area that has just been seeded since mulch can prevent seeds from germinating or suffocate newly germinated seeds. In addition the mulch should be kept 2-3 inches away from vegetables, the trunks of trees, and the base of perennials and shrubs. This will prevent decay caused by wet mulch and insect infestations. Anne Lenox Barlow is a pro fessional horticulturist who enjoys gardening with her family in Plattsbur gh. She also chronicles her gardening experiences at her blog She can be reached at

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Health Cinnamon Roll Smoothie 1 banana 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk 4 raw brazil nuts Small handful of raw cashews 1 Tbsp. sesame seeds (I never really measure these, I just grab some and throw them in) Cinnamon to taste Give the ingredients a good whiz in the blender and there you have it. For a more milkshake like tex-

namon. Yum! So, this week I challenge you to use this recipe as a base, and try something new. Add another fruit or vegetable and change up the spices and see what you can come up with. Feel free to e-mail me your recipes; I’d love to hear what you come up. Cheers! Corinna Maggy is a National Academy of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer and corr ective exer cise specialist offering private personal training, classes, and weight management programs. She can be reached at 605-3549 or corinnamaggy@ yahoo. com.

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nez is a domestic short-haired mix dropped off on a side road in Chateaugay. She is very timid but when picked up is very loving. She just needs to learn to trust again. Inez is FeLV/FIV negative. Fatima is a domestic short-haired who arrived with her daughters Fedora and Fern in early February. They are a bit shy and need a little extra time to learn to trust but are coming out more everyday. All three have tested negative for FeLV/FIV.

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oogie is a young male bobtail kitty who was rescued in May from Lakeside Apartments in Plattsburgh. He is an absolute doll, sweet and affectionate. When rescued, he had severe conjunctivitis, but is being treated and responding very well. Callie is a beautiful, sweet young spayed female who is currently in foster care, but awaiting her forever home.



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ture try using a frozen banana. This shake is very filling and satisfying. There are so many options to vary this recipe. For example some days I’ll add a half a can of pureed pumpkin to the mix, I may add pumpkin pie spice or a little bit of nutmeg instead of cin-




ariah is a 1-year-old large female brindlecolored terrier mix. She has been at the shelter since February and needs space to expend her energy. Rosa is a 2-year-old female lab/retriever mix. She has a tendency to chase and try to catch small animals like squirrels, chipmunks and cats. Without a doubt, Rosa is very affectionate, but will require a firm, but loving home without small animals or children.

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Local woman planning half-marathon in memory of her father Robert ‘Chip’ Hamilton to be honored, pulmonary fibrosis education to be offered by October event By Jeremiah S. Papineau

PERU — When Ruth Hamilton LaClair ’s father, Robert “Chip” Hamilton, passed away, she knew she wanted to do something to remember him. Considering she has always had a passion for running and her father was very supportive of her hobby, she felt it only made sense to put together an event that would combine her love for running with the love for her father. That’s how the first annual Octoberfest Half-Marathon was born. “I’m an avid runner, so essentially I thought of a way to honor my father with something I enjoyed doing,” said LaClair. “And, we discovered there isn’t really much around here in the fall. So, we decided to put together our own half-marathon.” The event was originally intended to be held in time for Fathers Day as a way to honor LaClair ’s father and his recovery from a lung transplant he underwent in October. However, Hamilton suffered complications from the procedure, leading the event to be pushed back. When he passed away in Jan-

uary, the event took a new focus — honoring LaClair ’s father and raising awareness of pulmonary fibrosis, the condition which claimed his life at the age of 64. “Pulmonary fibrosis a lung disease where the lungs themselves become hard and can’t absorb oxygen and distribute it the way they should,” explained LaClair. “And, a lot of people have it but it gets misdiagnosed. That’s why we’re doing this. We hope we can get the word out about it and find a cure.” Though the half-marathon won’t be held until the fall, LaClair is getting the word out early to encourage people to sign up for the inaugural event. “We really want this to be a success so it will honor him the way he deserves,” said LaClair, adding all proceeds from the event will benefit the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. The first annual Octoberfest HalfMarathon will be held Saturday, Oct. 15, starting at the Peru Volunteer Fire Department on Bear Swamp Road at 9 a.m. The 13.1-mile will take runners throughout Peru’s apple country, ending back at the fire department where awards will be given to the top three finishers of the overall race for men and women. Awards will also be given to the top men and women finishers in the following age groups: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 plus. All finishers will receive a medal for participation.

The late Robert “Chip” Hamilton and his wife, Patricia, are seen in this photo at last year’s City of Plattsburgh Half-Marathon with their daughter, Ruth Hamilton LaClair, and her husband, David LaClair. Hamilton’s daughter is organizing a half-marathon in her father’s memory, set for this October. Photo submitted

Registration is now open and required prior to the event. Registration will close Thursday, Sept. 1, or when the number of participants reaches 500, whichever comes

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PLATTSBURGH — Hospice of the North Country will hold the 6th annual Memorial Butterfly Release Saturday, June 11, at Melissa L. Penfield Park on Boynton Avenue beginning at 11 a.m. The event is open to anyone wishing to celebrate the life of a loved one who has passed away or to anyone wishing to honor someone they know. Approximately 120 Monarch butterflies will be released simultaneously. The event has been held in Plattsburgh since 2006 and is considered an extremely symbolic and moving event that brings together not only family members of hospice patients but those who wish to celebrate a loved one. Pre-purchasing butterflies is encouraged and should be done by Friday, June 3, however butterflies may be purchased at the event based on availability. The cost is $17 per butterfly. For more information, call Hospice of the North Country at 561-8465.

PLATTSBURGH — Marco The Magnificent will be the featured performer at the CVPH FitzPatrick Cancer Center ’s annual celebration of cancer survivorship, “Eat Dessert First: A Celebration of Life,” Sunday, June 12. The event will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on the front lawn of CVPH Medical Center, 75 Beekman St. Each year, the FitzPatrick Cancer Center hosts “Eat Dessert First” to celebrate the triumphs of cancer survivors, their families and their caregivers. It is also an opportunity to remember that cancer survivorship begins on the day of diagnosis. The event is underwritten by The Prescription Shoppe, Condo Pharmacy, Marty's Carpet, Nine Platt Hospitality Group, and the American Cancer Society. For more information, call the FitzPatrick Cancer Center at 562-7100.


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News of the Week Stewart’s Shops recalls 19 ice cream products SARATOGA SPRINGS — Stewart’s Shops has recalled 19 ice cream items manufactured in their Greenfield facility since May 19. The recall is a result of an equipment failure at the plant resulting in the possibility of foreign material being present in the ice cream and is a precaution taken by Stewart’s Shops. The flavors, sizes and codes recalled are as follows: No Sugar Added, pints, 1136; Cookie Whirled, three-gallon, 5/17/2011; Mint Chip, half-gallon, 1137; Crumbs Along the Mohawk, halfgallon, 1137; Vanilla Chocolate, halfgallon, 1138; Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup, half-gallon, 1139; Peanut Butter Pandemonium, half-gallon; 1139; Rainbow Sherbet, three-gallon, 5/20/2011; Rainbow Sherbet; half-gallon, 5/20/2011; Chocolate Trifecta, half-gallon, 1140; Chocolate, half-gallon, 1143; Chocolate Marshmallow; half-gallon, 1143; Black Cherry, pint, 1144; Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, pint, 1144; Mint Cookie Crumble, three-gallon, 5/24/2011; Mint Cookie Crumble, halfgallon, 1144; Rainbow Sherbet, threegallon, 5/25/2011; Rainbow Sherbet, half-gallon, 1145. According to a statement from Stewart’s Shops, no reports of any objects being found in the ice cream flavors listed or any injuries associated with this problem have been reported to date. The corporation is offering full refunds at the shop where the ice cream was purchased. For more information, call 581-1201, ext. 2130.

Codes revision meeting June 9 ROUSES POINT — The village board of trustees will hold a special meeting Thursday, June 9, at Rouses Point Civic Center ’s Halstead Hall, 39 Lake St., beginning at 7 p.m. The purpose of the meeting will be for the public to offer input on the village’s ongoing planning and zoning code revision process. The meeting will include a review of recommendations from River Street Planning and Development, Troy, for proposed changes to the village’s planning and zoning codes.

Culvert repair under way PERU — The Town of Peru Highway Department has closed a section of Fox Farm Road to repair a culvert. The 69139 section of the road was closed May 31 and is expected to reopen Friday, June 10. For more information, contact highway superintendent Mike Farrell at 5723101 or Northern Snow and Dirt at 6439987.

June 4, 2011

Clinton County

Milfoil war on Chateaugay lakes in jeopardy Foundation seeks continued funding from municipalities

By Jeremiah S. Papineau

DANNEMORA — The town of Dannemora may not be able to continue making good on a pledge to help rid the Chateaugay lakes of a longtime environmental problem. Mary McLean Johnson, president of the Chateaugay Lake Foundation, approached the Dannemora Town Board at its May 25 meeting about restoring funding in the town budget for the foundation. The town has provided $2,500 to the foundation per year for the past three years to assist with removal of Eurasian water milfoil — a nonnative invasive aquatic plant known for clogging boat motors and degrading water quality — from Upper Chateaugay Lake and Lower Chateaugay Lake and the connecting waterway between the two bodies known as “The Narrows.” However, the town will be unable to make its commitment to the foundation given the town’s current financial status, said Town Supervisor Americo “Ves” Pivetta. “There’s no money, so we took it out of the budget,” said Pivetta, who cited the recent closure of the Lyon Mountain Correctional Facility as one of the chief economic concerns for the town. The lack of a commitment for funding An example of a milfoil harvest conducted last summer from Upper and Lower Chateaugay Lake by the from the town comes at a crucial time for the Chateaugay Lake Foundation. The foundation is hoping to continue its work with the support of local mufoundation, said Johnson, as concentrated nicipalities. efforts by teams of trained professionals to Photo provided by Mary McLean Johnson remove milfoil from the lakes enter their is significant to the town.” “The town needs this program now more fourth year. Since the foundation adopted its That’s what Johnson believes the town isthan ever with the closure of Lyon Mountain mission to eradicate the aquatic threat, nearn’t getting. However, Pivetta disagrees. [Correctional Facility],” said Johnson. “The ly $250,000 has been raised, with additional lakes are a major asset and to cut fundcommitments made for future years. ing for this project would be pennywise Though the foundation largely relies and pound foolish.” on the support of private donors, such Though Johnson said she believes the as property owners along the lakes and town board is sympathetic to the founlocal businesses, the continued support The Chateaugay Lake Foundation has hand-harvestdation’s mission, she doesn’t believe the of the towns of Dannemora and Ellened approximately 20 percent of the milfoil infestation in gravity of the situation is fully underburg in Clinton County and town of Upper Chateaugay Lake, Lower Chateaugay Lake and stood. Bellmont in Franklin County is imporThe Narrows, at a cost of approximately $213,000, said “I’ll just have to keep raising the issue tant, said Johnson. Johnson. and hopefully the money will be re“The state funding that used to be The infestation — which is believed to have started in stored,” she said. there to help with this problem is pretthe late 1960s and slowly progressed over the past five Johnson is currently in the process of ty much gone now,” said Johnson, who decades — has affected much of the 200 acres the waapproaching the towns of Ellenburg and noted the burden of funding projects terways occupy. The current rate of removal, based on Bellmont to see if each municipality will like the foundation’s now rests on the the amount of funding raised to date, will take roughly 20 continue their funding of the project. shoulders of leaders at the local level. years to complete, she added. When reached for comment, Ellen“The towns have a vested interest in “Itʼs one of the oldest milfoil infestations in Adirondacks burg Town Supervisor Richard Pearson on the 10th largest lake in the Adirondacks,” said Johnmaintaining water quality ... When stated the last payment for his town’s son, noting the problem has increased in recent years, they invest in the water quality, they three-year commitment for funding will spread by boat traffic. reap the benefit by preserving the tax be made in July. After that, he is unsure Neighboring Chazy Lake has also been affected by a base.” as to what, if anything, will be done by milfoil infestation, however efforts along that lake have According to figures provided by Ellenburg to further help the foundanot been coordinated to the extent of those on ChateauJohnson, the town of Dannemora contion. gay Lake, said Johnson. tains 1,541 taxable parcels, 147 of which “I don’t know whether we’re going to are located along the banks of Upper continue with it or not,” said Pearson. Chateaugay Lake. “I told Mary that if I had the money, I’d “[The foundation] will have to make a pro“That’s 9.5 percent of the tax base,” said give her a check right now,” said Pivetta. posal to the board again like they did three Johnson. “If you look at the amount of taxes “But, we just don’t have the money. We’ll see years ago.” generated by those parcels, it accounts to what the future brings.” about 21 percent. The value of those parcels

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June 4, 2011

Fire destroys Spencer Boatworks building

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News of the Week Nova Bus Corporation land $231 million contract PLATTSBURGH — Nova Bus Corporation has received an estimated $231.2 million contract. The contract, awarded by the Metropolitan Transit Authority, will involve final assembly of more than 300 clean-diesel buses at the company’s plant on Banker Road in the town of Plattsburgh. The reported cost to assemble each bus is $703,874, slightly less than the initial estimated cost of $717,933. The buses are expected to be delivered later this summer through April 2013.

By Chris Morris SARANAC LAKE — A local business was destroyed by fire over the weekend. According to officials with the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department, Spencer Boatworks, located off state Route 3 just outside Saranac Lake, caught fire at about 1 a.m. Saturday, May 28. An investigation into the cause of the blaze is ongoing, but fire Chief Brendan Keough says lightning may be to blame. Several classic boats were lost in the blaze, and the building itself was completely destroyed. Firefighters were back in service by about noon Saturday. In an email sent to WNBZ, owner Jay Annis explained that fire destroyed the main shop and office building portion of the business. “Antique marine hardware, multiple boats, shop equipment, and personal effects were lost in the fire,” he said, noting that other

Local emergency responders lauded for their efforts Spencer Boatworks building as seen after the fire. Photo by Andy Flynn

storage units at the complex were unaffected. Annis says he and his employees were busy over the holiday weekend contacting clients and making arrangements for business to continue without interruption. “We will be utilizing existing infrastructure and our off-site facilities,” Annis said, adding that more information and updates can be found at the business’s website,

“We have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of offers of help from the community,” Annis said. “I’d like to thank everyone for their help and particularly our dedicated employees, the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department and other responding fire departments, and my neighbor, John Curtis.” Annis says he will rebuild and he looks forward to continuing normal business operations.

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Clinton County

Tax cap needs plan for mandate relief, officials say By Jeremiah S. Papineau

PLATTSBURGH — The support for both sides of the property tax cap argument are being made known by local officials. The North Country Chamber of Commerce issued a statement last week welcoming the announcement by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders of an agreement on a new property tax cap for the state. In the statement, chamber of commerce president Garry Douglas called the legislation — which will cap property tax increases for local governments and school districts at 2 percent or the rate of inflation, whichever is less — “a remarkable advance for homeowners and for job creation in the North Country and across the state.” “It’s a firm cap that will have a very real impact in terms of controlling spending and taxes going

forward,” stated Douglas. “As the governor recently pointed out in Lake Placid, property taxes have become the biggest impediment to growth and prosperity in New York. We thank the governor for his extraordinary leadership, and the legislature for listening to their constituents.” Douglas further stated the chamber of commerce and its allies across the state will now turn their attention to the need for “meaningful state mandate relief” as a follow-up to the property tax cap. However, not all are convinced the property tax cap is in the best interest of taxpayers as proposed and that mandate relief must be decided upon before legislation is agreed upon by the Assembly and the Senate. County administrator Michael Zurlo expressed his concern with the legislation during a regular meeting of the county legislature May 25, calling it “a very emotional issue.” The tax cap, said

Zurlo, must include “meaningful mandate relief” in order to be successful. “Mandate relief is not a part of this program,” said Zurlo, referring to the most recent version of the cap proposed. “Supporters of the program indicate that this tax cap will lead to mandate relief. I certainly hope that’s the case.” The majority of expenditures that are borne by local governments, said Zurlo, are ones mandated by the state. In addition with limited revenues and “less than stellar sales tax receipts” in the last three years, a property tax cap without mandate relief will cost services and jobs, the county administrator warned. “When revenues go down and expenses increase, that’s an equation that does not balance,” said Zurlo. “And, to get that to balance, there’s going to be services within this county that are no longer going to be affordable.” The New York State Associa-

BEEKMANTOWN — Emergency medical technicians from the Beekmantown Volunteer Fire Department and EMT of CVPH were recently honored for saving the life of 4-year-old Aiden Fournier. Fournier stopped breathing the night of March 19. Emergency responders answered the call which resulted in Fournier being transported to CVPH Medical Center and eventually Albany Medical Center. Fournier ’s condition was reportedly due to a combination bacterial pneumonia and human metapneumo virus.

tion of Counties has called on state leaders to assume the $2 billion county share of Medicaid for the 57 counties outside New York City, which is a stance Zurlo said he wholeheartedly supports. “If the state took away our largest mandate — Medicaid — we could not only cap your taxes, we could reduce them in Clinton County by 60 percent,” Zurlo continued, adding the majority of states in the union have already done so. “In fact, only nine of a myriad of state mandates consume 112 percent of the county tax levy.” Under a property tax cap, Zurlo said the legislature would work “very hard” throughout its budget process to balance the burden on taxpayers with the services provided by the county. “But, the services we provide, I can tell you now, are going to be affected and the people who provide those services are going to be affected,” said Zurlo.

PLATTSBURGH — A two-vehicle accident sent a Dannemora woman to the hospital last month. According to state police, Kayla Pulsifer, 20, was injured May 9 when the vehicle she was operating on Interstate 87 was broad-sided by a tractor trailer driven by Norm Ouellet, 50, of Quebec. Ouellet’s vehicle reportedly moved into Pulsifer ’s lane, clipping her 2002 Nissan and sending the vehicle spinning across the highway before it came to rest in the median. Pulsifer was transported to CVPH Medical Center where she was treated and released.

Man charged after dispute ELLENBURG — Jason Moore, 31, Ellenburg, was charged by state police with third-degree assault, second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and filing a false written statement May 30. The charges stem from a domestic dispute that allegedly took place that afternoon . Moore was remanded to Clinton County Jail where he posted $1,000 bail.

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Each year, we celebrate June Dairy Month to honor America’s dairy farm families and the wholesome, 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 familyowned, 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.

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Rotary International Fishing Classic canceled High waters, debris on Lake Champlain avert annual fishing event PLATTSBURGH — For the first time in 26 years, the Rotary Club of Plattsburgh has had to cancel its annual Rotary International Fishing Classic, which was scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 3 - 5, 2011. Rotary Fishing Classic chair Bonnie Black said the Rotary club called off the annual

fishing tourney due to the dangerous high water level and large objects floating or submerged on Lake Champlain. “This spring’s unprecedented high lake level coupled with debris throughout the Lake Champlain basin is a dangerous situation,” said Black. “The Rotary club has decided it would be better to call off the tournament than risk harm to any anglers who would be participating in the tourney this year.” The Plattsburgh Rotary Club will be crediting anyone whose charge card was processed, mailing a refund to those who

paid in cash at their outlets or whose checks have already cleared the bank and returning any unprocessed checks via mail. Rotarians will be meeting with all registration outlets to assure all funds are processed through the Plattsburgh Rotary Club and then returned to potential anglers. Black said she hopes anglers will return for next year ’s annual Rotary International Fishing Classic, which will be held June 1-2, 2012. For more information, call the Rotary Fishline toll-free 1-877-519-7942 or e-mail

Pot possession lands charge CHAMPLAIN — Mark Bauersfeld, 28, Kahnawake, Que., was charged with a felony for criminal possession of more than 16 ounces of marijuana May 30. State police arrested Bauersfeld at the U.S. Port of Entry at approximately 1:30 a.m. Bauersfeld was remanded to Clinton County Jail where he posted $5,000 bail.

Man nets felony for weapon KEESEVILLE — Christopher A. Smith, 26, was charged by state police May 28 with one felony count of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and misdemeanor counts of second-degree menacing and making a false written statement.

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20 - North Countryman • Calendar of Events

June 4, 2011

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Friday, June 3

PLATTSBURGH — Movie: "Murderball " 1 to 3 p.m. North Country Center for Independence, 102 Sharron Avenue. 563-9058. WILLSBORO — "Sleeping Beauty." Willsboro Central School Auditorium. $5, children under five free. 7 p.m. 963-4456 ext. 400. SARANAC LAKE — Reception for “Variations,” by ar tist Ken Wiley. Adirondack Artists Guild, 52 Main St. 5-7 p.m. CHAZY — Chazy Community V ariety Show. Chazy Central Rural School auditorium. $5. 846-7135 ext. 111. PLATTSBURGH — Four D own per form. Naked Turtle, 1 Dock Street. 10 p.m. 566-6200. PLATTSBURGH — Annual picnic of Algonquin Chapt er of the A dirondack M ountain Club. C onservation building, Clinton County Fairgrounds. 5:30 p .m. Br ing place setting , beverage, d ish t o s hare. G rills a vailable. $ 4 parking fee. PLATTSBURGH — Chess club meets , Plattsburgh Public Library, 19 Oak St., 2 p.m. 536-7437. KEESEVILLE — Fish Fry Friday, Elks Lodge 2072, 1 Elks Lane, 5-7:30 p.m. Take-outs available. Fish or shrimp. $6.95. 834-2072. PLATTSBURGH — Ed Schenk per forms, Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 561-8142.

Saturday, June 4

PLATTSBURGH — Ross M afia per form. Naked Turtle, 1 Dock Street. 10 p.m. 566-6200. PLATTSBURGH — Annual per ennial plant sale . C ornell C ooperative Ex tension office, 6064 Stat e Rout e 22. 9:30 a.m. 5617450. WILLSBORO — "Sleeping Beauty." Willsboro Central School Auditorium. $5, children under five free. 7 p.m. 963-4456 ext. 400. SARANAC LAKE — Catholic Daughters of the Americas’ annual white elephant sale and food sale, St. Bernard’s school cafeteria. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 891-1699. ELLENBURG CENTER — Community fun day, Ellenbur g C enter F ire D epartment. A dmission adults $8, seniors $7, children five and younger free. PLATTSBURGH — Ed Schenk per forms, Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 561-8142. ESSEX — "Celebrate Champlain Ar ea Trails" f eaturing author Bill M cKibben, Block House Farm, 2916 Lakeshore Road. 4 to 6 p.m. 962-2287. MORRISONVILLE — North C ountry Squares Dance Club meets , Clint on C ounty Fairgrounds, 84 F airgrounds Road , M orrisonville. 7 p.m. Caller Bob LaBounty and cuer Walt Wall. 561-7167 or 492-2057.

Sunday, June 5

ESSEX — Student vocal and chamber music recital. Essex Community Church. 2-4 p.m. 396-6640. WILLSBORO — "Sleeping Beauty." Willsboro Central School Auditorium. $5, children under five free. 2 p.m. 963-4456 ext. 400. PLATTSBURGH — Seton Spring Fling, Seton Catholic High School. Noon to 5 p.m. MOOERS FORKS — St. Ann’s 35th annual

bazaar, r oast beef dinner and parade . 30623066 State Route 11. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Monday, June 6

PLATTSBURGH — Scrabble game, Seniors Citizens C ouncil of Clint on C ounty Senior Center, 5139 N. Cather ine St., 9 a.m.-12 p .m. 563-6186, ext. 102. PLATTSBURGH — Senior Citizen Computer Club of Clinton County meeting. Senior Citizens’ C enter, 5 139 N orth C atherine S treet. 1:30 p.m. PLATTSBURGH — Hershey Track and Field Games for Youth at Saranac High School Track and Field Complex at 4:30. Boys and girls age nine t o 14. Br ing bir th cer tificate. No spik e shoes. 565-4750.

Tuesday, June 7

SARANAC — Saranac Hollo w Jammers country music and dancing , Saranac Town Hall, 3662 Route 3, 6-9:30 p.m. 293-7056.

Wednesday, June 8

REDFORD — Saranac F iddlers. A ssumption of Mary School. 6:30- to 9:30 p.m. $1 admission. 293-7031.

Thursday, June 9

LAKE PLACID — Pawz P ower, Olympic Oval, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 891-0606. WESTPORT — Story hour , Westport Library, 6 Harris Lane, 10 a.m. Free. 962-8219. LAKE PLA CID — Story hour, Lak e P lacid Public Library, 2471 M ain St., 10:15 a.m. F ree. 523-3200. PLATTSBURGH — Journey I nto Reading, Champlain C entre M all, 60 Smithfi eld Blv d., 4:30-6:30 p.m. Reading for children up to age 16 with free book provided. Hosted at center court. PLATTSBURGH — Coast Guar d Auxiliary/Plattsburgh F lotilla 15-08 meeting and class , South P lattsburgh Volunteer F ire Department, 4244 Stat e Rout e 22, 7 p .m. Classes in seamanship and crew qualification. New members welcome. 293-7185.

Friday, June 10

PLATTSBURGH — Craig Hurwitz performs 6 p .m., G lass O nion 1 0 p .m. N aked Turtle, 1 Dock Street. 566-6200. PLATTSBURGH — Chess club meets , Plattsburgh Public Library, 19 Oak St., 2 p.m. 536-7437. KEESEVILLE — Fish Fry Friday, Elks Lodge 2072, 1 Elks Lane, 5-7:30 p.m. Take-outs available. Fish or shrimp. $6.95. 834-2072. PLATTSBURGH — Ed Schenk per forms, Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 561-8142.

Saturday, June 11

PLATTSBURGH — Glass Onion per forms. Naked Turtle, 1 Dock Street. 10 p.m. 566-6200. PLATTSBURGH — Opening r eception of summer member ’s exhibition. NC CCA Ar ts Center, 2 3 B rinkerhoff S t. 5 -7 p .m. 51 8-5631604. BEEKMANTOWN — Ninth annual radio controlled model air plane sho w, M emorial Field 185 Rooney Road, Beekmantown. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

MOOERS — 17th Annual M ooers Townwide Garage Sale, Mooers fire station. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 236-7246. PLATTSBURGH — Memorial Butterfly Release, Melissa Penfield Park, 11 a.m. Butterflies cost $17. 561-8465. PLATTSBURGH — Ed Schenk per forms, Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 561-8142. KEENE VALLEY — First night picnic, 6 p.m. Caroline Welsh: Ar thur F itzwilliam Tait, 7:30 p.m. KV Library, 576-4335.

Sunday, June 12

BEEKMANTOWN — Ninth annual radio controlled model air plane sho w, M emorial Field 185 Rooney Road, Beekmantown. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. WEST CHAZY — Memorial scler oderma walk. Beekmantown Town Hall Park, 571 Spellman Rd. 9 a.m. 1-800-867-0885. MOOERS — 17th Annual M ooers Townwide Garage Sale, Mooers fire station. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 236-7246. PAUL SMITHS — A dirondack Lit erary Awards, Blue Mountain Center, 3 to 5 p.m. Free and open t o public . R eserve seat by calling 327-6278.

Monday, June 13

PLATTSBURGH — Scrabble game, Seniors Citizens C ouncil of Clint on C ounty Senior Center, 5139 N. Cather ine St., 9 a.m.-12 p .m. 563-6186, ext. 102.

Tuesday, June 14

SARANAC — Saranac Hollo w Jammers country music and dancing , Saranac Town Hall, 3662 Route 3, 6-9:30 p.m. 293-7056. PLATTSBURGH — ACCES-VR ( formerly VESID) Or ientation, 1 t o 2 p .m., at One Work Source, US Oval.

Wednesday, June 15

PLATTSBURGH — Accessibility In All Businesses. 9:30 a.m. t o noon, at the P lattsburgh & Nor th C ountry Chamber of C ommerce, Route 9. PLATTSBURGH — Social Security work incentives workshop. North Country Center for Independence, 102 Shar ron A venue. 5639058. Call if interested. REDFORD — Saranac F iddlers. A ssumption of Mary School. 6:30- to 9:30 p.m. $1 admission. 293-7031. WADHAMS — “Google and Beyond: How to Find What You're Looking for on the Internet” presentation by Sara Kelley-Mudie. Wadhams Free Library. 7:30 p.m. 962-8717.

Thursday, June 16

PLATTSBURGH — Lunch & Learn. Noon to 1:30 p.m. North Country Center for Independence, 102 Sharron Avenue. 563-9058. WESTPORT — Story hour , Westport Library, 6 Harris Lane, 10 a.m. Free. 962-8219. LAKE PLA CID — Story hour, Lak e P lacid Public Library, 2471 M ain St., 10:15 a.m. F ree. 523-3200. PLATTSBURGH — Teens and Tweens Library Club, Plattsburgh Public Library Auditorium, 19 Oak St., 3-4:30 p.m. 563-0921. PLATTSBURGH — Journey I nto Reading,

Champlain C entre M all, 60 Smithfie ld Blv d., 4:30-6:30 p.m. Reading for children up to age 16 with free book provided. Hosted at center court.

Friday, June 17

PLATTSBURGH — Rodney P utnam performs 6 p.m., Ten Year Vamp 10 p.m. Naked Turtle, 1 Dock Street. 566-6200. PLATTSBURGH — Relay For Lif e, Clint on County Fairgrounds. Registration $10 prior to June 3, $20 af ter June 3. C ontract:, 578-6010. 7 p .m. to 7 a.m. next day. PLATTSBURGH — Movie: " What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?" Nor th Country Center for Independence, 102 Sharron Avenue. 563-9058. 1-3 p.m. PLATTSBURGH — Chess club meets , Plattsburgh Public Library, 19 Oak St., 2 p.m. 536-7437. KEESEVILLE — Fish Fry Friday, Elks Lodge 2072, 1 Elks Lane, 5-7:30 p.m. Take-outs available. Fish or shrimp. $6.95. 834-2072. PLATTSBURGH — Ed Schenk per forms, Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 561-8142.

Saturday, June 18

PLATTSBURGH — Summer Shenanigans Block Party, 23 Brinkerhoff St. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. PLATTSBURGH — Ed Schenk per forms, Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 561-8142. SARANAC LAKE — Mystery of I rma Verp. Pendragon Theatre, 15 Brandy Brook 8 p.m. PLATTSBURGH — Ten Y ear Vamp performs. Nak ed Turtle, 1 D ock Str eet. 10 p .m. 566-6200. DANNEMORA — Back Porch Band benefit. Dannemora United Methodist Church, 86 Clark Street. $5 donation for church accepted. SARANAC LAKE — Larry Stringer memorial golf t ournament and pig r oast, Saranac Lake Golf Club , 10:08 shot gun star t. $50 per person. Pig roast open to public for $10 donation. 891-3330. KEENE VALLEY — Jackson Gillman: Family Night! Kipling Speaks, 7:30 p.m. KV Library, 576-4335. MORRISONVILLE — North C ountry Squares Dance Club meets , Clint on C ounty Fairgrounds, 84 F airgrounds Road , M orrisonville. 7 p .m. Caller N ick M artellacci and cuer Mo Wall. 561-7167 or 492-2057.

Sunday, June 19

FATHER’S DAY OBSERVED. SARANAC LAKE — Mystery of I rma Verp. Pendragon Theatre, 15 Brandy Brook 8 p.m. KEENE VALLEY — Fourth Annual East Branch F riends of the Ar ts K ite Fest. M arcy Field, R oute 7 3, n ext t o t he Farmers’ M arket. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. 576-9243.

Monday, June 20

PLATTSBURGH — Scrabble game, Seniors Citizens C ouncil of Clint on C ounty Senior Center, 5139 N. Cather ine St., 9 a.m.-12 p .m. 563-6186, ext. 102.

Tuesday, June 21

KEENE VALLEY — Read-aloud of the Jun-

gle Book, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. KV Library, 576-4335. SARANAC — Saranac Hollo w Jammers country music and dancing , Saranac Town Hall, 3662 Route 3, 6-9:30 p.m. 293-7056. PLATTSBURGH — Disability Work Incentives Workshop, 2 to 3:30 p.m. North Country Center f or I ndependence, 102 Shar ron A venue. 563-9058.

Wednesday, June 22

REDFORD — Saranac F iddlers. A ssumption of Mary School. 6:30- to 9:30 p.m. $1 admission. 293-7031.

Thursday, June 23

WESTPORT — Story hour , Westport Library, 6 Harris Lane, 10 a.m. Free. 962-8219. LAKE PLA CID — Story hour, Lak e P lacid Public Library, 2471 M ain St., 10:15 a.m. F ree. 523-3200. PLATTSBURGH — Journey I nto Reading, Champlain C entre M all, 60 Smithfie ld Blv d., 4:30-6:30 p.m. Reading for children up to age 16 with free book provided. Hosted at center court.

Friday, June 24

PLATTSBURGH — Party Wolf performs. Naked Turtle, 1 Dock Street. 10 p.m. 566-6200. PLATTSBURGH — Chess club meets , Plattsburgh Public Library, 19 Oak St., 2 p.m. 536-7437. KEESEVILLE — Fish Fry Friday, Elks Lodge 2072, 1 Elks Lane, 5-7:30 p.m. Take-outs available. Fish or shrimp. $6.95. 834-2072. PLATTSBURGH — Ed Schenk per forms, Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 561-8142.

Saturday, June 25

PLATTSBURGH — Party Wolf performs. Naked Turtle, 1 Dock Street. 10 p.m. 566-6200. KEENE VALLEY — Ellie Ber ger: St epping out. 7:30 p.m . KV Library, 576-4335. SARANAC LAKE — Mystery of I rma Verp. Pendragon Theatre, 15 Brandy Brook. 8 p.m. PLATTSBURGH — Ed Schenk per forms, Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 561-8142. CHAMPLAIN — Northern Lights Squar e Dance Club, Knights of Columbus Hall, 3 Oak St., 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 26

SARANAC LAKE — Mystery of I rma Verp. Pendragon Theatre, 15 Brandy Brook. 8 p.m.

Monday, June 27

PLATTSBURGH — Scrabble game, Seniors Citizens C ouncil of Clint on C ounty Senior Center, 5139 N. Cather ine St., 9 a.m.-12 p .m. 563-6186, ext. 102. LAKE PLA CID — The Bookst ore P lus will host the Weekly M onday Summer St orytime at 10 A.M.

Tuesday, June 28

PLATTSBURGH — RSVP performs, Senior Citizens C ouncil of Clint on C ounty, 5139 N. Catherine St., 11 a.m. PLATTSBURGH — ACCES-VR ( formerly VESID) Orientation, at 1 to 2 p.m., at One Work Source, US Oval.

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22 - North Countryman • The Week in Sports

June 4, 2011

Plattsburgh earns Section VII team golf title, Ried rallies to make states By Keith Lobdell SARANAC INN — After 35 holes, nothing had been decided between the top two golfers in Section VII in 2011. AuSable Valley’s John Hickey and Saranac Lake’s Michael Phelan stepped up to the 18th tee tied, entering the final hole at the Saranac Inn Golf and Country Club. Both went shot-for-shot down the fairway and toward the green, where Hickey took the advantage with a close approach, while Phelan was left with a long putt. “I looked at the putt from three angles and had a great read on it,” Phelan said. “It was the longest read that I had all day.” In Phelan’s own words, “I had a little too much speed on it, and it didn’t drop.” That left Hickey with a short putt for the win. “My heart was racing,” Hickey said about the moments before he drained his only putt on the 18th hole, capturing the 2011 individual title by one stroke with a two-day total of 151. “My goal was to try and get inside of him with each shot,” Hickey said of the final hole. “I left it a little short on the green, but it is better on the 18th to be short than long.” Phelan trailed by six strokes after the first day of team play, which was won by Plattsburgh, who beat the Red Storm by eight strokes, 317-325. Phelan, who opened play with an 80, fired the low round of the tournament with an even-par 72, at one point being two-under par through 14 holes. “He gave me a run for my money,” Hickey said. “He played an awesome round and he put the pressure on me.” “I came out to play my own game and not worry about what others were doing,” Phelan said. “I knew that if I played my game, I could get back into contention.” Hickey and Phelan (152) will represent Section VII at the NYSPHSAA golf championships this weekend, along with Plattsburgh’s Ethan Votraw (158), Northeastern Clinton’s Nolan Reid (158), Saranac Lake’s Patt McHugh (159), Elizabethtown-Lewis’

Connor Benoit tallied a 162 over two rounds to advance to the state golf tournament. Photo by Keith Lobdell

(and MVAC top golfer) Tyler White (160), Plattsburgh’s Connor Benoit (162), Plattsburgh’s Gus Rietsema (163) and Beekmantown’s MacCullen Cope (166). Saranac Lake golfer Matt Clark pared the opening playoff hole to earn the alternate spot on the Section VII team over Plattsburgh’s Lucas Wood. For White, not many thought that he would fare well after carding an 11 on the opening hole of day two, but the Lion golfer

Photo by Keith Lobdell

Nolan Ried rallied from a rough start to finish with a 158, earning a spot on the Section VII state tournament team. Photo by Keith Lobdell

fired a 70 in the remaining 17 holes to finish sixth. “Leaving the first hole, my only thought was that I was going to hole out on my next shot,” White, who birdied the par-three third, said. “I couldn’t do any worse than I had just done on that hole, so I guess that it got me going.” For Votraw and McHugh, this will be the fourth time that they have represented their section at the states, while McHugh being a

former sectional champion. “It feels pretty good to be going back,” McHugh said. “I played well and didn’t take any big numbers here.” “I am really happy to go back,” Votraw said. “I am playing pretty consistently right now. I am a little weak in the short game, but I will work on that through the week.” Hickey and Phelan return to the state tournament for the third time, while Rietsema will return for the second time.

Plattsburgh High’s Ethan Votraw advanced to his fourth state tournament with a 158.

PHS to face Beekmantown for Class B title, NAC advances in C tourney NAC 8, Lake Placid 4

The Bobcats scored in each of the first three innings as they secured a spot in the Section VII/Class C championship game with a win over the Blue Bombers May 27. Tyler Mesec connected for a home run, a single and a pair of runs batted in for the Bobcats, while Nick Gero had a double and two singles to go with two RBIs and Bryant Fortin had a pair of singles and three steaks. Mesec also struck out 12 in pitching a complete game victory. Chris Kordziel had a double and a pair of runs batted in, while R.J. Reid added a tworun single.

Chazy 9, Wells 2

The Eagles scored in each of the first three innings — including a five-run second — to advance in to the Section VII/Class D semifinals with a win over Wells May 27. Kyle Bissonette led the top-seeded Eagles on the mound, striking out 13 batters and allowing only three hits in the win. Nathan Reynolds connected for a pair of triples, while Michael Ryba had three singles, Kaleb Snide added a triple, Craig Botten had two RBIs on a single and John Tregan had a single and an RBI.

Saranac 5, Peru 4, 8 inn.

The Chiefs scored three runs to force extra

innings, then scored the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning to advance past the Indians to the Section VII/Class B quarterfinals May 28. The Chiefs tied the game on a three-run blast by Brady Burleigh in the bottom of the seventh inning, driving in Jake Liberty and Zach Vaughn, while Matt Terry drove in the walk-off run with a single that drove in Dylan Everleth. Kasey Favereau pitched all eight innings to earn the win for the Chiefs, while Will Flynn did the same for the Indians. Flynn and Ryan McCall each had a pair of hits for the Indians, while Justus Ruff had a double.

Beekmantown 8, Saranac Lake 7

The Eagles scored five times in the bottom of the seventh inning in rallying to beat the Red Storm in the Section VII/Class C quarterfinals May 28. Keon Jahanbakhsh had four hits for the Eagles (11-3), while Seth Pelkey and Eric LaBonte each had two hits and Frank Buksa added a double.


The Cougars broke open its Section VII/Class C quarterfinal against the Patriots with five runs in the sixth inning to advance May 28. See BASEBALL, page 23

June 4, 2011

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Saranac boys and girls track and field teams sweep Section VII meet PLATTSBURGH — The Saranac varsity track and field programs were dominate throughout the 2011 season, and put the exclamation point on that by sweeping the Section VII championship meet May 28.


The Chiefs boys team won their third straight title, edging out Ticonderoga. Saranac’s Corey Duval scored a win in the shot put, while Francis Frederick finished in second place. Jeremy Bullis won the discus for the Chiefs, where the team swept the podium with Ryan St. Clair and Frederick. Jake Martindale added a win in the 400-meter hurdles, while the team of Micah Patterson, Billy Badger, Casey Jackson and Martindale won the 1,600 relay. Peru’s Dan Lennon scored three wins in the 800, 1,600 and 3,200. Jonathyn Granger of Ticonderoga also scored three wins in the 100, 400 and long jump. Ticonderoga’s Jesse Perkins won the 200, Jay Hebert won the 110 hurdles In the relays, the Plattsburgh team of Tre Bucci, Jordan Knight, Tevin Connors and Skyler Barriere won the 400 relay, while Seton Catholic’s team of Justin Bresette, James Downs, Barret Waling and Zack Ziemer won the 3,200 relay. In the field, Peru’s Bryce Schnaars won the high jump, while Shawn Hendrix won the triple jump.

Beekmantown’s Devon Anderson earned the discus title. Saranac scored 171 points, compared to Ticonderoga’s 135. Peru had 112.


The Lady Chiefs won their fifth consecutive title in track and field, led by Alexandra Farrington, who won in the 100 hurdles, 400 hurdles and long jump. Saranac’s Maxine Rock won the triple jump, while Victoria Phaneuf and Trisha Helms scored the top two spots in the shot put. On the track, Beekmantown’s Jess Huber scored the wins in the 100 and 200, Northeastern Clinton’s Molly Roush won in the 400 and 800, Plattsburgh’s Emma Deshaies won the 1,500 and Seton Catholic’s Anna Rabideau earned the 3,000 title. In the relay events, The EKMW 400-relay team of Sodie Stoner, Haile Snyder, Delaney Sears and Athena Pepe scored a victory, while Plattsburgh’s 1,600 relay team of Brin Keyser, Emma Deshaies, Rayanne Canet and Emy Russell and Seton’s 3,200 relay team of Margaret Champagne, Rabideau, Phoebe Christopher and Paige Spittler also scored wins. In the field events, Beekmantown’s Emily Anderson won the discus, while Northeastern Clinton's Celine Bouvier won the high jump. Saranac finished with 148 points, while Beekmantown scored 89 and Peru had 83.5 points.

Saranac’s Ryan St. Clair, seen competing in the triple jump, finished second in the discus for the Section VII champion Chiefs. Photo by Keith Lobdell

Peru advance in Class B softball tourney, others ousted from play Westport 10, Chazy 7

The Lady Eagles of Westport scored all of their runs in the second and third inning, beating the Lady Eagles of Chazy in the opening round of the Section VII/Class D tournament May 25. Westport scored five runs in each the second and thirs inning, and wrapped out 14 hits in the win, led by Ellexus Vaughn, who totaled three hits and four runs batted in while hitting a triple. Brendee Russell collected three hits for the Eagles, including a doubles, while the trio of Molly Rascoe, Christina Sherman and Emily French each wrapped out a pair of hits. Mallory Sudduth scored the win, allowing 11 hits over seven innings. For Chazy, Emily Keable finished a home run shy of the cycle, collecting a single, double and triple. Astrid Kempainen and Kristen Doran also connected for a trio of hits, with Doran connecting for a triple. Christi-

Baseball Continued from page 22 Dalton Castine pitched five innings of shutout baseball, while Logan Miller had two hits, Josh Rabideau hit a triple and Dylan Carter hit a double. Kyle Sprague had two hits for the Patriots, while Austin House and Shane Douglas had singles.

na Emery had the only other hit for Chazy, a double.

AVCS 5, Saranac 2

The Lady Patriots scored four runs in the top of the sixth inning to rally past the Lady Chiefs May 28 in the Section VII/Class B quarterfinals. Emily Plumadore drove in Johanna Recny with the game-tying run in the sixth inning, while Samantha Vallieres drove in Recny with the go-ahead run. Plumadore then scored on a passed ball and Brittany Friedrich then drove in the final run of the inning with a single. Alexis Facteau added a double and single, while Jessica Baker had a double. Friedrich scored the win on the mound for the Patriots, striking out 11 and allowing five hits.

PHS 18, Saranac 6

The Hornets connected for five home runs — two off the bat of Anthony Porcelli, in advancing to the Section VII/Class B finals with a win over the Chiefs May 30. Porcelli also hit a double in the game, while Robbie Knowles, Brian Latulipe and Jake Richards also connected for round-trippers. Porcelli finished with four runs batted in, while Knowles had three and Richards had two.

Lake Placid 8, NAC 2

The Lady Blue Bombers scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning to break open the game and advance to the Section VII/Class C finals with a win over the Lady Bobcats May 28. Brenna Whitney led the seventh inning attack with a two-run double, while Danielle Balestrini, Megan Riley and Alexis Nichols also drove in runs for the Blue Bombers. Balestrini and Haley Brandes each had three hits in the game.

Saranac Lake 8, Beekmantown 5

The Lady Red Storm scored sin runs in the sixth inning to get past the Lady Eagles in the Section VII/Class B quarterfinals May 29. Sydney Battistoni had a pair of singles, a double and a run batted in for the Red Storm, while Chelsea LaFountain connected on a triple, single and RBI, Sarah Drake contributed

The power game was not one-sided, as Brady Burleigh and Andrew Petro hit home runs for the Chiefs. Burleigh finished with three runs batted in, while Jordan Gillespie and Matt Terry had two hits apiece with Terry adding two RBIs.

Beekmantown 7, NCCS 5

A Cougar rally in the seventh inning came up short as the Eagles advanced to the Section VII/Class B finals May 30.

two hits and two RBI, Megan Moody had a double and two RBI, and Brooke Fitzgerald hit a double. Nicole Viscardo earned the win on the mound. Kendra LaFountain and Emily Raville each drove in a run for the Eagles, while Dakota Prue and Hilarie Ladieu had hits.

Peru 10, NCCS 4

The Lady Indians scored all of their runs in the opening three innings to advance to the Section VII/Class B semifinals with a win over the Lady Cougars May 30. Kelly Kezar (double) and Paige Moore each had two hits and two runs batted in to lead the offense, while Brianna Padron connected on a double and Liz Uliva had a single and triple. Dani Dayton scored the win on the mound. Emily Boyer had three hits for the Cougars, while Stephanie LaValley had a double. The Cougars scored five runs in the final two innings, but fell short by two as the Eagles had scored seven runs over the first six innings of play. Austin Bradish had a pair of doubles and three runs batted in for the Eagles, while Frank Buksa had a single and double, and Logan Recor had two hits. Logan Miller had two singles and a double for the Cougars.

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labor intensive and was approved to go out for bid during the town board’s May 23 From page 1 meeting. Registers of Historic Places. The circa 1836 The main work to be performed at the site structure, which once housed A. Mason and includes developing walking trails throughSons Lumber Company, was credited for out the property, making improvements to having “greatly impacted the building inthe park’s access road and the creation of a dustry in Clinton and Essex counties.” parking area. Town Supervisor Peter Glushko comBehind the Heyworth-Mason Building, a mended the efforts of town historians Ron welcome plaza and drop-off look will be deand Carol Allen for being the driving forces veloped and a bicycle rack will be installed. behind pursuing the recognition, adding the Interpretive signs featuring historical inlandmark status will formation about “open up more avthe site, will also enues for grants to be installed preserve the buildthroughout the ing.” park. The Heyworth-Mason Building is a stone “It gets us into a building built in 1836, originally used as a “We hope to few more areas where starch factory. The building was eventually have everything money’s available,” purchased by A. Mason and Sons Lumber wrapped up this said Glushko, who Company, which owned it for nearly 100 year,” said Douadded the recognition years. glas. “It’s been a will also draw more “The whole complex, when it was owned by long time coming.” attention to the develA. Mason and Sons Lumber Company, was Ron Allen said opment of Heyworththe heart and soul of Peru,” said Ron Allen. “It he would eventuMason Park. was the main employer. People lived by the ally like to see a The town has been whistle that blew in the morning, at noon and complete restoraformally pursuing deat 5 oʼclock at night. So, thereʼs a lot of histotion of the Heyvelopment of a park ry there.” worth-Mason at the site since 2005, The original saw mill and grist mill that were Building, utilizing when it applied for once on the site — built by John Cochran, it as a museum for and was awarded a founder of the former village of Peru — were town history, comNew York State Coundemolished when the state highway bridge munity meeting cil on the Arts grant to was constructed in 1974. room space, and cover the cost of deThe Heyworth-Mason Building will now join office space for he sign work for the Peru's other two buildings on the national regand his wife and ister, the Bluff Point Lighthouse on Valcour Isproject, said Adele future town histoland and Peru Community Church. The HeyDouglas, grant coorrians. worth-Mason Building and Peru Community dinator for the town “But, the Church, noted Carol Allen, were built by the and coordinator of efstonework needs same man, Robert York. forts to develop the to be repointed town park. The and windows and process of moving doors need to be put in the entire building forward has been slow, she noted, relying on all three stories, before we even begin to heavily on the distribution of state funding. worry about the interior,” he said, adding Milestones to date have included securing having the building on the national register an appropriation through Sen. Betty Little, will now make the structure more attractive R-Queensbury, for the installation of a new for grant funding. roof on the Heyworth-Mason Building and a The overall cost to develop the park is esstate Parks Recreation & Historic Preserva- timated at $240,000, said Douglas. Half the tion grant to develop the park. cost will be covered by state grant funding The town started development of the site with the other half to come from money set two years ago, said Douglas, utilizing town aside by the town for the project for the past resources and volunteers to perform the four years. work. However, the work was deemed too

The building’s history

The Heyworth-Mason Building, seen in the background, has been named to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. The building is the centerpiece of long-term plans to develop Heyworth-Mason Park. Photo by Jeremiah S. Papineau

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Bugs and bats


t has finally happened. After a half century of tromping and paddling throughout the vast recesses of the Adirondacks, I was finally forced to throw in the towel. I felt like a battered boxer, but I probably looked more like a puffy, cranberry muffin. It happened just last weekend, while I was fishing on the small ponds near Lake Clear. With a blizzard of buzzing of mosquitoes in hot pursuit, I was actually chased from the woods. Never before have I experienced bugs so thick, so ravenous and in such abundance. The buzzing was incessant and there was no escape. I was forced to give up. Mind you, I was prepared, sporting a full arsenal of bug dopes, sprays and other concoctions. I wore long pants, which were tucked into tall, rubber boots and my head net was covered by the tight collar of a turtleneck shirt. I had taken proper precautions to insure that no patch of skin was available, beyond the fingers I had cut from cotton gloves to allow me to fish. I sprayed on plenty of bug dope, swatted when I could and even considered drinking a bit at the height of the battle. I knew whiskey wouldn’t help, but I figured it couldn’t hurt either as I already had a buzz going on. After absorbing as much torment as one could possibly bear, I decided to call it a day. With the cloud of mosquitoes in hot pursuit, I stashed my

canoe along the shoreline and turned tail for the trailhead, about a twenty-minute hike. A buzzing grey cloud accompanied me on the frenetic foray that followed. Mosquitoes filled the car as I quickly slid in through a small crack in the door. Although fully encapsulated by glass and metal, I was still under fire. There were nearly as many mosquitoes on the inside of the windshield as there were on the outside. With a lingering scent of Adirondack Aftershave, (Old Woodsman) tantalizing my nostrils, I hightailed it for home. When I returned to retrieve the canoe, early the following morning, the woods were eerily quiet. It was cool and damp, and very few bugs were in the air. Since I was dressed accordingly, I figured taking a few quick trolls across the pond would be in order. I made a few passes, without a tap. But as soon as the sun was fully in the sky, I remembered why I came. Quickly, I packed up and paddled to shore, shouldered the canoe and beat a path to the car, before the full squadron could assemble. I’ve battled the flying nuisances of the Adirondacks for many years, including black flies, No-See-Ums, deer flies and horse flies and an assortment of bees and wasps. I’ve never been forced to back down, until now, and I wonder why? A number of factors may be at work. I’m older now, but obviously not much wiser, or I wouldn’t still be subjecting myself to such

abuse. I may no longer be thick-skinned, simply thick headed. However, I believe the already abundant rains, combined with the winter ’s significant snow pack and the accompanying flooding, has served to raise the threshold. Certainly, the availability of breeding grounds has been increased, with lakes, streams and rivers all overflowing their banks to create vernal pools of stagnant water that are ideal for mosquitoes. I also wonder if the region may already be beginning to see the effects of White Nose Syndrome, (WNS) a mysterious disease responsible for a significant decline in bat populations throughout the Northeast. It has since spread to seventeen states and four Canadian provinces. Bats are a primary predator of night-flying insects and they devour billions of them every night. Some species, including the Little Brown Bat, eat 500 to 1,000 mosquitoes per hour. Current research indicates the cumulative population decline of little brown bats in New York state is now estimated at nearly 95 percent. They have nearly been eradicated. Scientist claim that the extinction of some species "is possible." The removal of such a sizable population of insect predators from may be result in an explosion of flies, beetles, moths and mosquitoes. Such a significant decline in bat populations will likely trigger a ripple effect throughout the food chain. Insects will be the overall winners, but other species that feed on bats such as hawks, owls, raccoons and skunks will suffer. Already, scientists have observed negative disruptions in the ecosystem, as bats affected by WNS are forced to leave the caves earlier in the spring, to search for food. Such was the case last spring, when bats were observed flying erratically at midday, near Chapel Pond in St. Hu-

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The Little Brown Bat, pictured above, can eat 500 to 1,000 mosquitos per hour. Unfortunately, the bat has all but been eradicated from New York because of a fungus that attacks the bats during their winter hybernation in caves. The outbreak is known as white-nose syndrome. Photo courtesy of

berts. The hunger weakened bats fell as easy prey to the returning peregrine falcons, and the resident ravens. As usual, the plight of bats, and other such species, is of little concern to most until such time as it begins to affect our pocketbooks. However, that time may soon arrive as a recent study published in Science estimates that insect-eating bats provide a significant pest-control service, saving the U.S. agricultural industry at least $3 billion a year. For now, all we have to worry about is being chased from the woods; but possibly, when insecticides are necessary to ensure the delivery of our fresh produce, we will begin to pay attention. Joe Hackett is a guide and sportsman r esiding in Ray Brook. Contact him at bro

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Death notices John F. Peters, 82

LAKE PLACID — John F. Peters, 82, passed away May 13, 2011. Funeral services will be held Sunday, June 12, at North Elba Cemetery. M.B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home, Lake Placid, is in charge of arrangements.

Hilda Teichman, 91 HUDSON, Fla. — Hilda Teichman, 91, formerly of Plattsburgh, passed away March 25, 2011. Burial was in St. James Church Cemetery, Cadyville.

Sharrin Tetreault, 63 SCHENECTADY — Sharrin Tetreault, 63, formerly of Plattsburgh, passed away May 13, 2011. Funeral services were private. New Comer-Cannon Funeral Home, Albany, was in charge of arrangements.

James F. Finnessey, 80 MOBILE, Ala. — James F. Finnessey, 80, a native of Mineville, passed away May 19, 2011. Funeral services were private. Interment was in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. Pine Crest Funeral Home, Mobile, Ala., was in charge of arrangements.

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Donald P. Cheyne, 80

Margaret I. Huntley, 89

CHATEAUGAY — Donald P. Cheyne, 80, passed away May 20, 2011. Funeral services were held May 25 at Chateaugay Funeral Home, Chateaugay, which was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in Eastside Cemetery, Chateaugay.

PONTIAC, Ill. — Margaret I. Huntley, 89, formerly of Ticonderoga, passed away May 23, 2011. Funeral services were held May 31 at Wilcox and Regan Funeral Home, Ticonderoga, which was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in Valley View Cemetery, Ticonderoga.

Stanley H. Schumacher, 70

William Strong, 64

Jean C. Beaubriand, 87

ELIZABETHTOWN — William “Bill” Strong, 64, passed away May 23, 2011. Funeral services were held May 27 at W.M. Marvin’s Sons Funeral Home, Elizabethtown, which was in charge of arrangements.

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Jean C. Beaubriand, 87, formerly of Plattsburgh and Dannemora, passed away May 25, 2011. Funeral services were held May 28 at St. Peter ’s Church, Plattsburgh. Burial was in Holy Angels Cemetery, Altona. Brown Funeral Home, Plattsburgh, was in charge of arrangements.

John L. Turner, 54 CHAMPLAIN — John Lawrence Turner, 54, passed away May 22, 2011. Funeral services were held May 28 at M.B. Clark Funeral Home, Champlain, which was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Rouses Point.


Ida M. LaPlant, 87

Robert W. Baker, 65

BURKE, N.Y.— Ida M. LaPlant, 87, passed away May 22, 2011. Funeral services were held May 27 at St. Patrick’s Church, Chateaugay. Burial was in Ridgeway Cemetery, Burke.

BURLINGTON, Vt. — Robert W. Baker, 65, formerly of Plattsburgh and Peru, passed away May 23, 2011. Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Minor Funeral Home, Milton, Vt., is in charge of arrangements.

Clarence C. Wright Sr., 96 SCHUYLER FALLS — Clarence C. Wright Sr., 96, passed away May 23, 2011. Funeral services were held May 27 at ZaumetzerSprague Funeral Home, Au Sable Forks, which was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in Holy Name Cemetery, Au Sable Forks.

John J. Zinchak, 94 WILLSBORO — John Jay Zinchak, 94, passed away May 24, 2011. Funeral services were held May 27 in Calvary Cemetery, Willsboro. Huestis Funeral Home, Willsboro, was in charge of

PLATTSBURGH — Stanley H. Schumacher, 70, passed away May 24, 2011. Funeral services were private. A public memorial service will be held at a later date. R.W. Walker Funeral Home, Plattsburgh, is in charge of arrangements.

George F. Garrant, 84 MURRELLS INLET, S.C. — Col. George F. Garrant, 84, a native of Plattsburgh and former resident of Saranac Lake, passed away May 25, 2011. Interment will be in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., at a later date.

Ann Q. Barnard, 90 MORRISONVILLE — Ann Q. Barnard, 90, passed away May 25, 2011. Funeral services were held

May 30 at St. Alexander ’s Church, Morrisonville. Burial was in St. Alexander ’s Cemetery, Morrisonville. Brown Funeral Home, Plattsburgh, was in charge of arrangements.

Regina R. Peterson, 84 FORT EDWARD — Regina Rose Connors Williams Peterson, 84, passed away May 25, 2011. Funeral services were held May 28 at St. Patrick’s Church, Port Henry. Burial was in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Moriah. Harland Funeral Home, Port Henry, was in charge of arrangements.

Robert L. Bousquet, 80 PLATTSBURGH — Robert Leon Bousquet, 80, passed away May 27, 2011. Funeral services were held May 30 at Brown Funeral Home, Plattsburgh, which was in charge of arrangements.

Audrey C. Bouyea., 82 MORRISONVILLE — Audrey C. Bouyea, 82, passed away May 27, 2011. Funeral services were held May 31 at St. Peter ’s Church, Plattsburgh. Burial was in St. Alexander ’s Cemetery, Morrisonville. Brown Funeral Home, Plattsburgh, was in charge of arrangements.

Lawrence F. Pascal, 94 PERU — Lawrence F. Pascal, 94, passed away May 24, 2011. Funeral services were held May 27 at Hamilton Funeral Home, Peru, which was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in St. Augustine’s Cemetery, Peru.

Ronald P. Whitson, 68 MORRISONVILLE — Ronald Perry “Ron” Whitson, 68, passed away May 26, 2011. Funeral services were held June 2 at the Newman Center, Plattsburgh.

Geraldine Atkinson, 81 RIVERVIEW — Geraldine “Barb” Atkinson, 81, passed away May 28, 2011. Funeral services were held May 31 at Saranac Independence Cemetery. Heald Funeral Home, Plattsburgh, was in charge of arrangements.

Franklin D. Agoney Sr., 77 ELLENBURG DEPOTE— Franklin Delano Agoney Sr., 77, passed away May 29, 2011. Funeral services were held June 1 at Ross Funeral Home, Ellenburg Depot, which was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in Holy Angel’s Cemetery, Altona.


ALTONA Holy Angels Church - Main Street, Altona. Mass - 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 10:30 a.m. Sunday CHAMPLAIN Living Water Baptist Church - 9 Locust St., corner of Main and Locust, Champlain. Sunday School at 9 a.m. Service at 10 a.m. Thursday Bible Study at 7 p.m. includes activities for children. Phone: 2984358 Three Steeples United Methodist Church - 491 Route 11, Champlain - 298-8655 or 298-5522. Sunday morning worship 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at same time (Sept. thru June). Steve Loan, Pastor. St. Mary’s Catholic Church Church Street, Champlain Saturday Anticipated Mass 5:30 p.m. Sunday services 8 a.m. St. Joseph’s Church - Mason Road, Champlain Saturday Anticipated Mass, 7:30 p.m. Christ & St. John’s Episcopal Church - Butternut Street,

Champlain Mass celebrated with music at 9 a.m., Sunday School at 9 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 Ellenburgh 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,, mooersumc/ 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 York 12979. Telephone 518/2976529. Telephone 518/846-7349. Sunday Service 9 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m.

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SCIOTA St. Louis of France Catholic Church - Route 22, Sciota. Mass 4 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. Sunday Sciota United Methodist Church - Sunday service 9 a.m. Route 191 WEST CHAZY The West Chazy Wesleyan Church - Pastor: Jonathan Hunter 17 East Church St., Fiske Road, West Chazy, NY. Ph. 493-4585. Sunday; Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship 5 p.m. Tuesday; Clubhouse Ministries 6:30 p.m. (Sept. thru May) Wednesday; Prayer Meeting 6 p.m. St. Joseph’s Catholic Church West Church Street, West Chazy. Saturday Vigil Mass, 4 p.m. Sunday Mass 8 a.m. & 10 a.m. Weekday Masses: Monday through Friday at 9 a.m. 6-4-11 • 77168

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NOTICE OF FORMATION OF A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC) Name: Meager Talent Farm Fare LLC Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 04/18/11 Office Location: Clinton County SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail al copy of process to: C/O Meager Talent Farm Fare LLC, 415 Eddy Rd., Mooers, NY 12958. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Latest date upon which LLC is to dissolve: no specific date N C M - 5 / 7 - 6 / 11 / 11 6TC-83151

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NOTICE OF FORMATION OF BKNYDESIGN, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/2/2011. Office location, County of Clinton. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Brinen & Associates, LLC, 210 Cornelia St., Suite 405, New York NY 12901. Purpose: any lawful act. N C M - 5 / 7 - 6 / 11 / 11 6TC-83154 -----------------------------

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF BORDER LOGISTICS, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/27/11. Office location: Clinton County. Princ. office of LLC: 44 Oak St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the addr. of its princ. office. Purpose: Any lawful activity. N C M - 5 / 7 - 6 / 11 / 11 6TC-83163 ----------------------------ROBERTS AND GARDNER, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 4/7/2011. Office in Clinton Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 2713 Rand Hill Rd., Altona, NY 12910. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. N C M - 5 / 7 - 6 / 11 / 11 6TC-83159 -----------------------------

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF SILVER CASTLE PARTNERS, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/27/11. Office location: Clinton County. Princ. office of LLC: 44 Oak St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the addr. of its princ. office. Purpose: Any lawful activity. N C M - 5 / 7 - 6 / 11 / 11 6TC-83164

BOATHOUSE CABIN LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State

(SSNY) 4/14/2011. Office in Clinton Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 30 Sunnywood Blvd., Chazy, NY 12921, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. N C M - 5 / 7 - 6 / 11 / 11 83162 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF KEESEVILLE DPE, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 4/18/11. Name subsequently amended to Keeseville DNYP V, LLC. Office location: Clinton County. Principal business address: 201 Summit View Dr., Suite 110, Brentwood, TN 37027. 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, registered agent upon whom process may be served. Purpose: all lawful purposes. N C M - 5 / 7 - 6 / 11 / 11 6TC-83171

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----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF P L AT T S B U R G H DPE, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 4/18/11. Name subsequently amended to Plattsburgh DNYP V, LLC. Office location: Clinton County. Principal business address: 201 Summit View Dr., Suite 110, Brentwood, TN 37027. 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, registered agent upon whom process may be served. Purpose: all lawful purposes. N C M - 5 / 7 - 6 / 11 / 11 6TC-83169 ----------------------------FORWARD MEMORY LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 3/28/11. Office in Clinton Co. SSNY design. Agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to The LLC 210 W 101st Street #4A New York, NY 10025.

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Purpose: Any lawful activity. N C M - 5 / 7 - 6 / 11 / 11 6TC-83174 ----------------------------COMMUNITY FIT, LLC NOTICE FO FORMATION of a domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC): DATE OF FORMATION: The Articles of Organization were filed with the New York State Secretary of State on May 2, 2011. NEW YORK OFFICE LOCATION: Clinton County AGENT FOR PROCESS: The Secretary of State is designated as Agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. The Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC to 3452 Route 22, Peru, New York 12972. PURPOSE: To engage in any lawful act or activity. NCM-5/14-6/18/116TC-83181 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: WILDERNESS

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HAVEN LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 05/06/11. 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 the LLC, 25 Taylor Road, Peru, New York 12972. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. N C M - 5 / 2 8 - 7 / 2 / 11 6TC-83502 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: LIBERTY RENTALS LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 05/06/11. 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 the LLC, 25 Taylor Road, Peru, New York 12972. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. N C M - 5 / 2 8 - 7 / 2 / 11 -

6TC-83501 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF PB WINGS LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/25/11. Office location: Clinton County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Paul Frank + Collins P.C., Attn: Christopher J. Leff, Esq., One Church St., PO Box 1307, Burlington, VT 05402-1307. Purpose: any lawful activity. NCM-6/4-79/11-6TC83515 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF GSM BY NOMAD, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/20/11. Office location: Clinton County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 36 Florida St., Plattsburg, NY 12903. Purpose: Any lawful activity. NCM-6/4/11-7/9/116TC-83531 -----------------------------

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