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Father Chagnon honored during St. Mary’s Mass.
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email@example.com CHAMPLAIN — County Legislator Harry J. McManus is reexamining plans for a multi-use trail linking the villages of Champlain and Rouses Point. McManus has approached the villages at their r espective boar d meetings in r ecent weeks discussing his intentions to dust of f plans first discussed mor e than a decade ago. “This was something we first pr oposed back in 1996 when I was a member of the town boar d,” said McManus.
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Four-year-old Ivan Venne of Dannemora and his mother, Nicole Venne, show off Ivan’s Scooby Doo costume during the annual Mall-o-Ween Costume Contest at Champlain Centre in Plattsburgh Oct. 23. Hundreds turned out to participate in the event which was followed by trick-or-treating throughout the mall.
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The condition of a property owned by Jesse Reed on State Route 3 in the hamlet of Redford was discussed at the most recent meeting of the Saranac Town Council. The property houses Reed’s business, Recycling Technologies, which deals with recycling scrap metal.
SARANAC — The town of Saranac could be on its way to court to pr osecute a local landowner. During his regular report to the Saranac Town Council Monday night, Town Attorney Frank G. Zappala gave the council an update on a property that has been under scrutiny in recent months for being a blight in the hamlet of Redford. The property, located on State Route 3, is owned by Jesse Reed and, as Zappala explained following the meeting, the issue of the property being an eyesore has been ongoing for several years. “[Reed] has had business
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activities going on at the property for some time,” said Zappala. “The issue always was whether or not he was in compliance with the laws that were applicable to the pr operty.” Reed owns and operates Recycling T echnologies, a scrap metal r ecycling business, on the pr operty. The matter of contention, said Zappala, has been the amount of “junk” on Reed’s property that has been dubbed an eyesore by those who have complained about the matter. “It’s been an ongoing, constantly changing problem that we have to addr ess periodically,” said Zappala. Back in 2009, the town filed a petition against Reed stating he was in violation of town
2 - North Countryman • EYE ON BUSINESS
October 29, 2011
Town of Plattsburgh Democrats unveil candidates PLATTSBURGH — The T own of Plattsburgh Democratic Committee has announced its candidates for the November 2011 election. Running for r eelection as Plattsburgh T own Supervisor is Bernar d Bassett. Bassett has served as supervisor for the past six years and chair of the Clinton County Supervisor ’s Association. The incumbent said he feels it’s most important the town continue the progress b egun t o s ecure t he t own’s economic future. “As Town of Plattsbur gh Supervisor the past six years, I have had the opportunity to listen to the needs of residents and business owners,” said Bassett. “This has been an exciting time. More important, we have begun to see the r esults that har d work and collaboration can bring. I encourage residents to drive about the town to witness the many projects that are taking place. This is just the beginning. We must keep the progress going.” Other issues of importance, said Bassett, include maintaining an open government wher e r esidents ar e always welcome to attend meetings and discuss issues with town of ficials; maintaining a zer o town tax and operating town government in the most efficient and r esponsible way possible; encouraging r esponsible gr owth to create a strong tax base and quality jobs that are critical to providing residents of the town and their childr en with the financially secure community they deserve; and improving infrastructure and working to maintain the town’s position as a leader and innovator. “I would like the opportunity to continue to work for you as your Town of Plattsbur gh Supervisor and to continue to work to secur e our town’s economic future,” said Bassett. Running for town councilman ar e incumbents Martin Mannix Jr . and Thomas E. W ood Jr ., and political newcomer Mike Verville.
The Town of Plattsburgh Democratic Committee’s candidates for the November 2011 election include, from left, town highway superintendent candidate JamesW. Woods, town councilman candidate Mike Verville, town clerk candidate Rickey Collins, town councilman candidate Martin Mannix Jr., town supervisor candidate Bernard Bassett, town councilman candidate Thomas E. Wood Jr., and town justice candidate James D. Joyce. Woods, Collins, Mannix, Bassett, and Wood are incumbents. Mannix has served as a town councilman for 22 years, serving 16 years as deputy supervisor. “I am committed to keeping our general town tax rate at zer o,” said Mannix. “Budgeting is, in my opinion, a 12-month process. We have an attitude among our town department heads wherein they propose common sense budgets and they know their town boar d will work har d to give them the people and equipment they need to do their jobs. Everyone is involved in the pr ocess. That cooperative spirit doesn’t happen by accident.” Mannix said one of his major objectives over the next four years will be to build a stronger workforce within the town. “We have done a good job of attract-
ing retail enterprises and we will continue that; but we need to focus more on attracting quality manufacturing and service sector employers. That will produce quality jobs,” said Mannix. Wood has been a candidate for office five times and won a race for a four-year term as a town councilperson in 2003 and was er -elected in 2007. Wood said the town faces many opportunities and challenges which “will test our ability to cooperate and innovate as a community.” “I will continually strive to make good use of our opportunities for r esponsible gr owth, pr omote higher wage jobs, upgrade our infrastr ucture, seek grants and shar ed services to keep costs down and be open and responsive to the needs and desires of
the residents of our town,” said W ood. “We have made significant pr ogress over the last four years in town policies, f inances, l and u se, j ob c reation and a long range vision for our future.” Verville, pr esident of V erville Enterprises — a r eal pr operty, r ental property and development corporation — said he understands the issues facing the r egion and will make “sound business decisions” if elected. “The issues in the town are the same as county, state and the nation face, delivering services without spiraling taxes or the mountain of lar ge deficits,” said Verville. “The key to controlling taxes is r esponsible management, promotion of the town and to stimulate economic gr owth. The town is a multi-million dollar a year
business, the taxpayers ar e the stock holders, the dividends ar e quality services and stable taxes.” Town Highway Superintendent candidate James W. Woods is running for reelection, stating he wants “to complete projects that had to be postponed because of unforeseen weather disasters seen over the past year. “One challenge of the department will be maintaining and updating equipment all the while staying within the budget,” said W oods. “I look forward to working for all the r esidents of the town and maintain the integrity of the department. Town Clerk Rickey Collins is seeking r eelection, carrying with him three and a half years experience in the position. “I earn a living based on how I deliver customer service in a pro fessional and friendly manner,” said Collins. “My or ganizational and communication skills ar e excellent and my energy is boundless ... I will continue to use my skills and knowledge to pr ovide the r esidents with the kind of service they need and deserve,” said Collins. James D. Joyce is thr owing his hat in the ring for town justice. Joyce said he is “a strong believer in doing your civic duty.” “I have been searching for a way to use my talents and assets to serve the community. After extensive r esearch, I believe that this position is a perfect position for me because of my experience, education and personality,” said Joyce. “I have all the qualities that are required to be an excellent justice. I can be fair , firm, and consistant in making decisions. I am dedicated and dependable. I am honest and committed. I have the experience making difficult decisions.” Joyce said he brings to the office “a fresh appr oach and r enewed dedication.” “As the town justice, I will work as hard as possible for you the taxpayer and the town of Plattsburgh.”
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Commemoration honors life, death of Father Chagnon St. Mary’s pastor credited for commitment Champlain
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CHAMPLAIN — The life of one of the r egion’s arguably most influential men of his time has not been forgotten. The congr egation of St. Mary’s Chur ch r ecently honored the 100th anniversary of the death of the Rev. Francis X. Chagnon, a former pastor of the chur ch who served at its helm for nearly 35 years. The Rev. James A. Delbel, who serves as the curr ent pastor of the chur ch, said Chagnon’s str ong vision shaped what the village of Champlain, and particularly the church, is today. “He was a r emarkable man in many ways,” said Delbel. Chagnon — a native of Vercheres, a suburb of Montreal just an hour north of Champlain — was appointed pastor of St. Mary’s Jan. 6, 1877, said Delbel. The parish which Chagnon came
to was a financially poor one, meeting in a modest and antiquated wooden church. However , the congregation was rich in spirit and determination, he said, as Chagnon soon led the way in raising money for the constr uction of a new church which still stands in the village today. “He could have built any church, but he wanted to build a lar ge and beautiful church,” said Delbel. Though it was a str uggle to raise the money for the building’s constr uction, Delbel said the pr oject was completed before the turn of the century. The new church not only gave the congregation a formidable place of worship, but it also earned Chagnon gr eat admiration and respect, said Delbel. “It was a tough time to be an immigrant in this country. Diversity had not yet taken hold,” explained Delbel. “The Fr ench would come down from Quebec to work in the factories her e after the Civil W ar and the were not very well-treated; they wer e looked down upon as foreigners.” The church was built with Chagnon’s strong emphasis on sustaining and pr omot-
ing the Franco-American culture of the area, said Delbel. “It r eminded them they had a wonderful heritage,” Delbel said of the chur ch’s parishioners, adding those who attend the chur ch to this day shar e that same French-Canadian lineage. Though the chur ch was viewed as Chagnon’s crowning achievement, he didn’t stop ther e, said Delbel. In 1906, thr ough Chagnon’s ef forts, a Catholic school was opened, bringing the Daughters of the Charity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus — a gr oup of nuns came to America fr om France — to teach the students. “[Chagnon] insisted on offering a Catholic education,” said Delbel, “which was difficult because, again, there wasn’t much money.” What became Chagnon’s most notable accomplishment, however, was the construction of the monument dedicated to French explorer Samuel de Champlain, the namesake for the village, town and lake which divides the states of New York and Vermont. “The town fathers here in Champlain wanted to put
Eventually, enough money was raised to er ect the statue in time for a dedication July 4, 1907, and make it the first statue in the nation to honor Samuel de Champlain. “It was the last big thing he did and, in a way , his crowning achievement as pastor her e,” said Delbel, who noted Chagnon died four years later on Oct. 10, 1911. Chagnon was laid to r est in a tomb on the chur ch grounds behind the statue of Samuel de Champlain, across the str eet fr om the former Catholic school he helped establish. Chagnon’s final r esting place put him among the thr ee ef forts he was most known for , noted Delbel. “He certainly was worth celebrating. He r eally put a stamp on this parish that’s still influential today,” said Delbel, adding the local Knights of Columbus council also bears Chagnon’s names as the Francis X. Chagnon Council 3525. “He was one of the most important people in the North Country,” said Delbel, “and we r emember him.”
The Rev. Francis X. Chagnon, a former pastor of St. Mary’s Church, was recently honored by the chur ch’s c ongregation, which marked the 100th anniversary of Chagnon’s death. Chagnon has been credited for being an influential man in the North Country during his time. Photo provided
up a statue in honor of Samuel de Champlain but couldn’t come up with the money, so they turned to Father Chagnon,” said Delbel. “He went all over New Eng-
land and New York to the French communities, meeting with Franco-American societies, and got them to donate to this statue, which was put up on churc h land.”
‘Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions’ to be hosted at St. Patrick’s beginning in November ROUSES POINT — Eastern Adirondack Health Care Network and the Clinton County Office for the Aging will sponsor “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions,” a six-week workshop for adults living with a chr onic condition or their car egivers. The series will be hosted at St. Patrick’s Parish Church 9 to 11:30 a.m. every Monday starting Nov. 7 and continuing through Dec. 12.
The evidenced-based pr ogram, developed by Stanfor d Patient Education Resear ch Center, teaches self-management techniques and addresses several topics. The sessions are free and include a free copy of the book “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions.” Registration is required by Tuesday, Nov. 1. For more information, call 564-3371.
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October 29, 2011
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Kayaking it up The Town of Plattsburgh Parks and Recreation Department hosted sponsoring a fall kayak trip down the Saranac River Oct. 11, with several participants enjoying a leisurely paddle from Picketts Corners Recreation Park in the town of Saranac down to Cadyville Beach. Shown here, from left, are Carol DeGrandpre, Carol Lowery, Melanie Defayette, Fran Schiff and Betsy Metz. Photo by Erin Pangborn
DEC preparing management plan for state lands Meeting at Beekmantown Town Hall Wednesday
ALBANY — Efforts to develop a management plan for the state lands in Clinton County outside of the Adirondack Park have begun, the state Department of Environmental Conservation has announced. The plan will cover 15 parc els comprising more than 4,800 acr es of state lands managed by the DEC. The par cels include the 1,068-acre Macomb State Forest in the town of S chuyler F alls; t he 1 931-acre F lat R ock State Forest in the town of Altona; the 371acre Cadyville State Forest in the town of Plattsburgh; the 605-acre Gulf Unique Area in the town of Mooers and 11 parcels of de-
tached forest preserve lots in the towns of Clinton and Mooers that range in size from 12 acres to 236 acres. A p ublic av ailability s ession r egarding the Northern Clinton County State Lands will be held Wednesday, Nov. 2, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Beekmantown T own Hall, 571 Spellman Road. DEC staf f will be on hand at that time to listen to the public's thoughts, ideas and suggestions r egarding management of these state lands. The Gulf Unique Area has significant visual and recreational resources, including a trail that ends at the U.S.-Canada bor der. Macomb State Forest is part of the Macomb Reservation. Except for the Gulf Unique Area, most of the r ecreation that occurs on these lands is hunting.
The management plan will “seek to balance long-term ecosystem health with current and futur e demands for the management of these lands.” While timber management is permitted and will be part of the management of the state for ests lands, the cutting of trees on the forest preserve is prohibited by the New York State Constitution. Those inter ested in being included on a mailing list for information about the development of the unit management plan or wishing to submit comments ar e encouraged to contact Forester Dan Levy by phone at 897-1291; by e-mail at r5ump@ gw.dec.state.ny.us or by U.S. mail at NYSDEC, P .O. Box 296, Ray Br ook N.Y. 12977-0296.
codes which pr ohibit excessive debris on properties within the town. The petition, initially filed in Saranac T own Court, was transferred to Black Br ook Town Court due to a conflict of interest with the justices who served in Saranac, said Zappala. Ultimately, Reed was or dered to pay a one-time fine and clean up his pr operty. However, the issue has pr esented itself again, said Zappala, who has been working with Town Code Enfor cement Of ficer Todd Perry to investigate the matter. Zappala told the council Monday night he for esees the council going back to court “in the near future.” “It’s a matter of not complying with the laws that ar e on the books,” said Zappala. “In our opinion, ther e is a consistent disr egard with the pr oper way to r un a business on his property.” When reached for comment Tuesday, Reed said he understands and appr eciates the town’s point of view regarding his property and offered an explanation as to the amount of debris that has reaccrued on his land. “We were doing really good and were just slammed with cars [to recycle] and we could not clean up fast enough,” said Reed. Reed said he’s also had equipment pr oblems in recent weeks that have led to an inability to keep his pr operty clear ed as r outinely as both he and the town would like. “We r ecycle so many metals,” he continued. “Piles go down and come back up. In another week it will be all gone again.” Reed said he has not been contact by Perry regarding the most recent code issue concerns and welcomed a discussion with the code enforcement officer if it means r esolving the issue. “I don’t want [the town] to put me out of business,” said Reed, who said he wanted to avoid paying “exorbitant fines.” Zappala of fered an explanation of the town’s course of action Monday night, which will be primarily to further investigate the matter. “We’re looking to see if ther e ar e violations, and if ther e ar e violations, to pr osecute [Reed] and to bring him into compliance,” said Zappala.
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Every book in its place: Saranac pre-teen helps complete library move By Jeremiah S. Papineau
tion, said library dir ector Laura Pritchar d. Elizabeth firstname.lastname@example.org guessed 8,000 books and was DANNEMORA — The closest to the actual number of 7,613. The prize was move for the Dannemora Free Library is now officially shrouded in mystery until Elizabeth was announced the complete. Though the library relocat- winner and she was told she could pick the last book to be ed fr om its former home on moved to t he l ibrary’s n ew Cook Str eet to its new localocation. tion in the V illage of Dan“Our boar d and I wer e nemora Of fice Building on Emmons Str eet in August, brainstorming ways to inthere was one thing missing: clude the summer r eading the final book from the li- program into the pr ocess of moving from our old facility brary’s old shelves. “Winter of the Ice Wizard,” to our new one and to genera book in the Magic T ree- ate some excitement,” said house series written by Mary Pritchard. “We figur ed this Pope Osborne, wasn’t hastily would be a good way to get many of the kids we don’t see left behind, however . It was intentionally left there, wait- until the next summer r eading for one particular person ing pr ogram excited and to take it to its new home and wanting t o come back m ore through the school year.” that person was 1 1-year-old The contest worked, said Elizabeth Allen, daughter of Pritchard, r eceiving several Ty and Faith Allen of entries and showing the enSaranac. thusiasm of childr en in the Elizabeth was among those enrolled in the library’s program — especially Elizasummer r eading pr ogram beth. “She was very excited,” who entered a contest to said Pritchar d. “She had a guess the exact number of big grin on her face.” books in the library’s collec-
Elizabeth, a fifth grade student at Holy Name Elementary School in Au Sable Forks, chose “W inter of the Ice W izard” because it was part of a series of books she was soon becoming a big fan of, she said. “I really like it. It’s an excellent book,” said Elizabeth. Though Elizabeth was able to officially place the book on one of the library’s new shelves during a special volunteer appr eciation dinner last week, it didn’t stay there long. “Right after she put the book away she asked if she could take it back out,” said Pritchard, laughing. “It was very heart-warming,” added Pritchard. Elizabeth’s grandmother Bonnie Allen, who many times takes her to the library, said she was proud to see her granddaughter get such a thrill out of being chosen to be a part of the library’s history.
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“We wanted to get her more inter ested in r eading and this was a gr eat way to do it,” said Allen.
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October 29, 2011
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ver the last week, there have been two informative presentations made in the Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School auditorium. The first dealt with the economic future of the North Country and was run by the North Country Economic Regional Development Council (NCEDC). The second was a presentation on the future of school districts by Alan Pole, who started his education career as a teacher at Chazy Central Rural School and has been a consultant on several studies in shared services or the merger of districts. In both cases, the message was similar, as both sides said it’s time to get the ball rolling to meet the needs of the taxpayers and the community at large. Whether it means developing a comprehensive plan that can be used as a guideline to work toward economic growth in the Adirondacks, bringing school boards together to open the dialogue into sharing services, or merging school districts, the time for action is now. Yes, now is the time to draft a plan to promote the region economically as well as consolidate services between school districts that continue to see a drop in enrollment and state aid. On the economic side, we hope that people had a chance to get to the community forum meetings held around the region over the past couple of months. Each meeting brought ideas to the council that have been used in drafting a plan that needs to be submitted to the state by Nov. 14. Once the plans from the 10 regions are submitted, they will compete for $200 million in funding from the state for projects to help bolster the regions’ economies. While NCEDC co-chair Garry Douglas said he was more concerned with the “stronger bond for collaboration in this seven-county region” and that “too much is made of the figure,” we encourage council members to make sure they present as solid a plan as they can to the state and focus on securing as much money as they can. In the near future, collaboration is not going to pay the bills that communities face. As for the discussion on school districts, the fact is the merger of school districts is something that needs to be seriously considered. The Crown Point and Ticonderoga districts are studying it. Others are taking a hard look at it. The discussion at the Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School was presented jointly by
ELCS, Keene, Westport and Willsboro central schools. At more than one of the schools, sports are starting to disappear as the districts are unable to field varsity baseball, cheerleading and basketball as well as several modified or junior varsity teams. Due to the rising costs and decrease in funding, schools are balking at the former unified swimming and baseball teams that have been part of the landscape over the past years. Classes have been trimmed, with schools eliminating a second foreign language class or other elective classes that help students be more prepared for the next chapter in life. Only one of the four schools at the meeting said that they have a business program. In all, these students are no longer gaining advantages from being in a small school; they are losing opportunities to grow, participate and progress. Combined, these four school districts have seen almost one-fifth of their enrollment evaporate over the last decade, with studies suggesting that this trend will continue. A combination of school districts like the Elizabethtown-Lewis-Keene or WestportWillsboro Central Schools will save money, give students more classes and opportunities and keep extracurricular activities and sporting programs alive. Success stories, like the North Warren Central School District, exist and should be used as a model for how such a merger could be beneficial elsewhere. These decisions will not be easy. There is nothing that stirs more passion or sparks more controversy in a community than suggesting school closures. But the handwriting is on the wall. The statistics don’t lie. Enrollment and state aid are going to continue to decline, forcing more of a taxing burden on less people — and even more year-round residents out of the region. It is time we make some difficult decisions on our own, in the interest of what’s best for our children — before they are made for us by those with no vested interest at all.
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October 29, 2011
Helping the United Way helps others
Response to a response In response to a letter printed in the Press-Republican on October 18, 201 1, by Karen Juhasz, where she says she is responding to my Letter to the Editor September 26th I want people to know I don’t mention names but I must in this case. I never wrote in any of my letters anything about Mr. Juhasz’s qualifications, why would I, he is not r unning for office in the T own of Mooers. I did state Twn & Counthat an outsider doesn’t want to comply with o ty Laws. He has been identified by his wife not me. I personally don’t know Mr. Juhasz and didn’t know who he was until someone told me who he was a couple of weeks ago, so how can she say I’ve tr eated him in any way . How can you say Supervisor Rudy Miller and Secr etary Car ol Payne have treated Mr. Juhasz shameful and embarrassing, when all they have asked of him is to fill out a building permit accurately and tr uthfully. Don’t try to get a Building Permit for one thing then change what you actually ar e building into something completely dif ferent. Don’t try to put a commercial building in a residentially zoned area. Election Day is November 08,2011, so please remember to vote. When you vote for Supervisor ask yourself one question which candidate would you tr ust to r un your business(“Justin Sample”, a 28 year old out door salesman who is a sports ref. and umpire) or (“Cory Ross”, a man who has run his own business for over 10 years and a resident in the Town of Mooers)? Think before you vote. Shirley A. Gadway Mooers
It has been said that our tr ue character is demonstrated when times ar e tough. I’ve lived in this area all my life, and I’ve seen the people of Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties demonstrate awesome character in difficult times. We’ve banded together during floods ophic and ice storms, when catastr events happened, and when businesses closed their doors e’ve pulled together to help othand people lost their jobs. W ers when it would have been easier to walk away. In these tough economic times, we have the opportunity to band together and show others our character . There are hundreds of people in our are a who need our assistance, and they depend on the agencies supported by the United Way. The United Way of the Adirondack Region Inc. is in the midst of its annual campaign to raise funds for the benefit of the 39 agencies that provide for the needs of our friends and neighbors. Giving to the United W ay is the most ef ficient and ef fective way to pool our donations to help the most people because 100 per cent of the money you donate stays in this area and helps people you know. ay, When you’re contacted about donating to the United W please pledge gener ously. The economic times ar e tough, but this is the time when we can all band together to help others like we’ve done in the past. This is the time for our character to shine. e Residents of Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties who ar not part of a campaign thro ugh their employer but still want
Think twice about clear-cutting
ow the nights ar e crisp and frosty, it is har d to r esist the temptation to go out into the per ennial gar den and clear-cut all of this year ’s growth down to the ground. There ar e several r easons why you may want to r esist the urge of cutting back all of the perennial garden. First of all, if you cut down all your per ennials at ground level now, your garden will look pr etty darn bare through the winter — just a blank space which will be cover ed by snow. And, if we don’t get a lot of snow cover , it will be just a blank space of soil and mulch. If you r efrain fr om clear -cutting the perennial garden in the fall, you’ll have an array of plant skeletons and seed heads to view thr oughout winter . Although not as showy as the lush gr eenery and vibrant blossoms of summer , the per ennial gar den in winter has a subtle beauty not to be missed. And, as winter pr ogresses, these skeletons will be embellished by the crystalline tracery of fr ost and puf fy caps of snow, providing you with an ever-changing seasonal view. Not only ar e all those seed heads lovely to look at, but they’r e even mor e attractive when enlivened by over -wintering bir ds
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which will feed on them, and even shelter in the harbor of the dead foliage. Scor es of perennials pr ovide pr oteinand oil-rich seeds for birds. Finally, some per ennials, such as Russian sage, ar e actually subshr ubs that have woody stem bases with overwintering buds. These perennials will pr obably be killed by a sever e fall pr uning. Instead, wait until early spring and scratch the epidermis, or bark, of the stems. If the tissue is white beneath, the stem is alive. If it is dark br own or blackened, and the bark slips easily, it has been winterkilled. Pr une these perennials down into live wood. As always, ther e ar e exceptions to the rule. Any diseased per ennials should be trimmed down and their foliage destroyed, as should plants that just sort of turn to black slimy mush after a freeze. So, just when do I clean up the gar den? The answer is during an unseasonably warm early spring day , when I’m about to go crazy from cabin fever! Anne Lenox Barlow is a pro fessional horticulturist who enjoys gardening with her family in Plattsburgh. She also chr onicles her gardening experiences at her blog www .northcountrygarden.wordpress.com. She can be r eached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
to participate may send their donation directly to the United Way of the Adirondack Region Inc., 45 Tom Miller Road, Plattsburgh N.Y. 12901. Kathy Snow Beekmantown
Fresh Air visits a success
This year, 73 New York City children found out once again ermont. Fresh just how special summer is in Northwestern V Air Fund hosts, volunteers and local supporters dedicated their time and efforts to help these inner-city youngsters experience simple summertime pleasur es, including afternoons of swimming, fishing at sunset and roasting s’mores over a campfire. None of this would be possible without Melinda Young, your local Fr esh Air Fund volunteer leader , who works throughout the year to make sure host families and children have the opportunity to enjoy memorable summertime experiences together. I invite you to join Melinda Young and the local Fresh Air Fund committee to help spread the word about the wonderful opportunity of hosting next summer. The Fr esh Air Fund, an independent, not-for -profit agency, has provided free summer vacations to over 1.7 million New York City children from low-income communities since 1877. For mor e information on how you can help to continue this wonderful tradition of volunteering, please call Melinda Young at 1-802-893-0336 or visit www.freshair.org. Jenny Morgenthau Fresh Air Fund Executive director (Editor’s Note: More Letters to the Editor may be found in this week’s edition starting on page 14.)
Having a healthier Halloween
alloween is just around the corner now, the start of the holiday season and unfortunately for many, the holiday weight gain. Do you have a plan all the candy your kids will be bringing home, or a plan to battle the Halloween candy bowl at the office? How about the quality of the tr eats you will be giving out? All things to consider that can make a big difference. Halloween is something that most children are really excited about and re ally excited about all the “CANDY” they will be getting. Well, how about you make a plan with your childr en? When they bring home all of their treats, go through it as a family, which you should anyway to inspect for safety purposes. But, ask your children which is their favorite. Allow them to go thr ough and sort out their favorites and thr ow the r est away. That’s right, why keep it ar ound? Then, put the candy, that together you have decided to keep, away for treats. As an adult you may be tempted by Halloween candy and other tr eats lying around at the off ice and even at home. This is wher e will power comes in. Ask yourself “Is it really worth it?” “Really?”
Adirondack Humane Society
ucky is a domestic long-hair ed cat dr opped off at the shelter . He is an independent sort with a sweet side but can sometimes play a little r ough. Lucky is neuter ed, FeLV/FIV negative and up to date on vaccinations. Cassie is a domestic short-hair ed cat with a lot of energy and great personality. Cassie is spayed, tested negative for FeLV/FIV, up to date on vaccinations and ready to find her forever home.
St. John Feral Cat Fund
tanley is a domestic short-haired cat who is all white and very lovable. He is approximately 1 to 2 years old and is neutered. Sapphire is a domestic short-haired brown tiger female. She is also approximately 1 to 2 years old and is spayed.
St. John Feral Cat Fund (Located in PetSmart Adoption Center) 67 Consumer Square, Plattsburgh 534-0824 Elmore SPCA, 510 Arthur Road, Peru 643-2451
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ork Chop is a 1-yea- old male brindle and white terrier mix who loves to be around people, and gets along well with other dogs. He has a lot of energy and is very sweet. Pork Chop is neuter ed and up to date on his vaccines. Sahara is a lovely 1-year -old female black and tan German shepherd mix who arrived as a stray. Sahara thoroughly enjoys being ar ound staff and volunteers alike. She is spayed and up to date on her vaccines.
Remember, it is okay to have a tr eat once in a while, but at this time of year especially, “once in a while turns” into a lot more often, and all those once in a whiles add up to extra pounds of fat on your body . Not a good thing. So, be honest with yourself. Then, step away from the candy dish. Now, what ar e you planning on giving out for Halloween treats? Try to health it up a little by giving out healthier tr eat options like individuallywrapped packages of pretzels, raisins, yogurt cover ed raisins, craisins, or Halloween-shaped crackers. I personally usually go for the pr etzels. They come packaged in cute orange and black bags decorated for Halloween, and the pr etzels are in cute Halloween shapes. Enjoy your Halloween as an adult and with your kids. Make it more about the experience, less about the candy . Have fun, be safe and have a healthy Halloween. Corinna Maggy is a National Academy of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer and corrective exer cise specialist offering private personal training, classes, and weight management programs. She can be reached at 6053549 or email@example.com.
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October 29, 2011
‘Taste of the North Country’ comes back to SUNY Field House Nov. 12 By Jeremiah S. Papineau firstname.lastname@example.org PLATTSBURGH — T aste of the North Country is only two weeks away. The North Country Chamber of Commerce’s annual event — which centers ar ound displays and samples from local restaurants and vendors — will r eturn to the Plattsbur gh State Field House on Rugar Str eet Wednesday, Nov. 12. Jody A. Parks, one of the organizers of the event, said T aste of the North Country is something more and more people attend each year. “There’s definitely something for everybody at Taste of the North Country,” said Parks. “We’ve got many restaurants and vendors r eturning from last year and even some new ones.” New vendors this year include Amazing Gr ace V ineyards i n C hazy and Hid -In Pines V ineyards in Morrisonville, as well as Batters Up Bake Shop in Plattsburgh. “We’ve also got Parker Family
Maple Farm and Uno Chicago Grill,” said Parks, adding others have re cently been added to the list. Other participating businesses this year include American Legion Post 20, Anthony’s Restaurant & Bistro, Butcher Block, Conr oy’s Or ganics, Dame’s Discount Liquor and W ine Specialty Shop, D eLish b y I rises, T he G round Round, Legends, Liquor & Wine Warehouse, McDonald’s, My Cup Tea Café & Tea Room, Ninety Nine Restaurant, Perkin’s Restaurant, Sam’s Club, Samuel D’s, and Walmart Supercenter. The event will also include an auction with many modest items and several mor e “big-ticket” items, including a lamp from Schonbek Worldwide Lighting’s and a houseboat rental. “We’ve never had that before,” said Parks. “We have everything fr om Adirondack chairs to gift certificates to clothing — everything you can imagine,” she continued. “W e even have overnight stays in hotels, golf packages and gift baskets from all over the place.” Taste of the North Country is not
only a fun event, said Parks, it’s one of the chamber ’s most successful fundraisers. Money raised from Taste of the North Country helps the chamber of commerce with its continued efforts of promoting and marketing the region, said Parks, which is another reason to attend the event. “It’s a great opportunity to support the chamber and our local businesses and have a wonderful evening at the same time,” said Parks. Taste of the North Country will begin Nov. 12 with an auction pre view at 5 p.m., followed by a silent auction and tasting from 5:30-7 p.m. The main auction will be held from 7-7:30 p.m. Admission for the event is $18, with tickets available at the door. Advance tickets are also on sale at the chamber of commerce for $12 prior to Wednesday, Nov. 2. For more information about Taste of the North Country or to purc hase tickets, contact the chamber of commer ce at 563-1000 or visit their website at www.northcountrychamber.com.
Becky Manor, with the Nor th Country Chamber of C ommerce, poses with items that will be up for auction at the chamber’s annual Taste of the North Country event slated for Saturday, Nov. 5. The event will once again be held at the Plattsburgh State Field House on Rugar Street. Photo provided
Autism Alliance of Northeastern New York holds first event FLAME performs for Plattsburgh community, inspires families
By Katherine Clark
email@example.com PLATTSBURGH — FLAME entertained more than 300 audience members in a special performance at the Staf ford Middle School on Oct. 22. The event was sponsor ed by the newly-formed Autism Alliance of Northeastern New York, a gr oup that has branched fr om the annual Autism A wareness Walk. “We wanted to still work
alongside the autism walk but we also saw this new group as a way to make a broader impact on the community a nd h elp t hose a ffected by autism,” said Autism Alliance board member Melissa Provost. The Autism Alliance is on a mission to empower individuals and families touched by autism spectrum disor ders thr ough support and education. Though the alliance is still a few months away fr om becoming an of ficial nonprofit organization, Autism Alliance president Lisa Brisco said the FLAME performance was a pr eview to the kind of events the gr oup hopes hold in the future. Brisco said it is “some-
times har d for someone with an autistic family member to plan a family outing to places like a fair , or Parc Safari without worrying their family may be judged.” Events like the FLAME concert ar e an inspiration to the those affected by autism, she said, allowing families to have a safe and comfortable place to enjoy themselves. “It’s a natural occurr ence for families to go out an do activities t ogether,” B risco said. “When you have a child with a developmental disability it can be mor e challenging. I t’s s o i mportant that we have events like this so people don’t feel so isolated, they can connect with each other and shar e
their experiences.” FLAME, a musical group, made up of 10 people with developmental and physical disabilities, including autism, Down syndr ome, and blindness. The group is based out of Lexington Center, the Fulton County Chapter of the New York State Association of Regional Councils, Inc. Brisco said audience members were thrilled to be part of the event, especially one 1 1-year-old girl who was very excited to meet another person that shares her disability. “She was thrilled; she is blind and has rar ely got to meet another blind person,” Brisco said, adding it was especially exciting for audi-
ence members or family members who shared disabilities with band members to see how much the group members have accomplished. The band members, their accomplishments and talent inspire people and changes the way the general public view p eople w ith d isabilities, she added. According to Brisco, the idea to host FLAME in Plattsburgh came fr om a board member that had brought her daughter to a FLAME performance in Saranac Lake. She said it was so inspiring, for a parent of a child with Down syndrome to see that it is possible for a child living with developmental issues,
like autism, to be able to achieve gr eatness and to live their dreams. One of the Alliance’s missions is to bring mor e autism education and early autism screening to the residents in Plattsburgh. “We want to educate the community her e, not at events held miles away but to have quarterly educational and family fun activities here,” Brisco said. Those wishing to get involved with the Autism Alliance can go to the Autism Walk’s Facebook page by searching for “Autism Awareness W alk - Plattsburgh, NY” or contact Autism Alliance board member Laura Carmichael at 570-7225.
Taste of Home Cooking School comes to Crete next Saturday By Jeremiah S. Papineau firstname.lastname@example.org PLATTSBURGH — The T aste of Home Cooking School will return to the Crete Memorial Civic Center Saturday, Nov. 5. Ed Coats, associate publisher of Denton Publications and New Market Pr ess, who has been or ganizing Taste of Home locally since first offering it in Burlington, Vt., six years ago, said people in the community are looking forward to the event. “Tickets are selling extremely well,” said Coats. “We expect it to be sold out again this year, even with the added seating.” More than 1,100 in attendance were in at-
tendance for the debut of the cooking school in Plattsburgh last year, said Coats. “Last year, we had to turn people away at the door and, with the strong sales already this year, I would advise people to get there tickets as soon as possible,” said Coats. Taste of Home will featur e cooking demonstrations fr om culinary specialist Eric V illegas, who has conducted T aste of Home shows acr oss the country . V illegas earned his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University befor e moving to Paris where he attended LaVarenne Ecole de Cuisine and Academie du V in. V illegas r eturned to the States to continue his studies at the New England Culinary Institute. The event will also feature booths hosted
by m ore t han 3 0 l ocal v endors, f eaturing cooking utensils, home furnishings, bakeries and r epresentatives fr om companies like Pampered Chef, Celebrating Home and Mary Kay. The cost of admission is $15, with advance tickets available at Price Chopper in Plattsburgh, Champlain and Lake Placid. T ickets are also available at W ilson’s Appliance Center and Perrywinkle’s Fine Jewelry in Plattsburgh. Doors will open for the event at 10:30 a.m., with the show to begin at 2 p.m.Attendees get fr ee goodie bags. Door prizes will be awarded, including a diamond from Perrywinkle’s and new range fr om W ilson’s Appliance.
Taste of Home Cooking School is sponsored locally by Denton Publications, Price Chopper, W ilson’s Appliance Center , Kool 105, WOKO 98.9, and WJOY AM1230. The event is sponsored nationally by Bird’s Eye Voila, Chex, Domino Foods, C & H Sugar , Eggland’s Best Eggs, Gallo Family V ineyards, King Arthur Flour , Kitchen Basics, National Pork Boar d, Success, W est Bend Appliance, and the Mushroom Council. For mor e information about the T aste of Home Cooking School, including pur chasing tickets or hosting a booth at the show , contact Denton Publications at 561-9680, ext. 105.
October 29, 2011
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10 - North Countryman • CHAZY/WEST CHAZY
October 29, 2011
Fire department auxiliary to host first ‘Trunk or Treat’ By Jeremiah S. Papineau email@example.com
WEST CHAZY — Pr oviding a safe environment in which children can trick-or -treat is the goal of one or ganization in the hamlet of West Chazy. The West Chazy V olunteer Fir e
Department Ladies Auxiliary will host their inaugural “Trunk or Treat” at the fir e department on State Route 22 Monday, Oct. 31. The idea for the event, said auxiliary member Angela Goodspeed, came from a friend of the auxiliary, who hosted a similar event in Alburgh, Vt. “We figur ed it would be a fun,
safe way for kids to be able to trick or treat and not worry about cro ssing the road,” said Goodspeed. The event will consist of mor e than a dozen cars lined up in the fire department parking lot fr om which childr en will be able to go “trunk to tr unk” to get their Halloween candy , explained Goodspeed.
“We’re hoping for a good turnout,” said Goodspeed. “W e hope to see lots of kids and their parents.” Trunk or Treat will be offered from 5 to 6:30 p.m., with those wishing to host their own vehicle in the event encouraged to show up between 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. to register and decorate. The parking
lot will be closed to traf fic after 5 p.m. For more information about participating in T runk or T reat, contact Goodspeed at 645-2105 or Kelly Morrison at 1-802-598-5222. “We want to make this a tradition that will grow more and more every year,” said Goodspeed.
Chazy Music Theatre to host auditions for ‘Gypsy’ Nov. 11 Informational meeting this Sunday at CCRS
CHAZY — Chazy Music Theatr e will hold an informational meeting regarding its 2012 spring production of “Gypsy” this Sunday, Oct. 30, beginning at 3 p.m., in the auditorium of Chazy Central Rural School, 609 Miner Farm Road. The purpose of the meeting will be to introduce the Gypsy production staff, provide a synopsis of the show, outline audition re-
quirements, discuss rehearsal schedules and show dates, as well as answer any questions individuals may have. Those who attend the meeting will have an opportunity to sign up for an audition time at the conclusion of the meeting. Those wishing to audition, but are unable to attend the informational meeting, can sign up for an available time slot on the day of auditions. Chazy Music Theatr e will hold open auditions for Gypsy in the school auditorium Friday, Nov. 1 1. Auditions will begin at 3 p.m. and continue until all inter ested indi-
viduals have been seen. Those wishing to audition ar e r equired to perform a portion of pre-selected music. In addition, all individuals wishing to audition will be taught a brief dance routine which will be performed in a group setting following instruction. Interested individuals ages 10 and older are encouraged to audition r egardless of theatrical background. Gypsy contains roles for performers of all ages. A select number of female and male children are featured in the show. Callback auditions are scheduled for 1
p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13. For mor e information or to obtain audition materials, visit the Chazy Music Theatre website at www.chazymusictheatre.org. All audition materials will be available for download beginning Nov. 1. Individuals seeking mor e information, may contact director Jason Borrie by e-mailing him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Children from the Child Development Center at Clinton Community College in Plattsburgh were paid a visit by “Dorothy” and “The Scarecrow” as Alexandra Barie, owner of Horse in Motion, and her father, Mark Barie, portrayed the characters from The Wizard of Oz Oct. 21. Barie and her father — seen here with Dillan Ames, 3, meeting “Wild Fuss” dressed as “The Cowardly Lion” — were dressed in costume as part of a Halloween visit to the center to educate children on horses. Horses in M otion, is a business based in Chazy which offers horseback riding lessons. Photo by Jeremiah S. Papineau
Spaghetti dinner benefit at K of C hall Nov. 5 CHAMPLAIN — The Northeastern Clinton Central School Fr ench Club will host a spaghetti dinner at Knights of Columbus Council 3525, 3 Oak St., Saturday, Nov. 5. The dinner will be offered from 3 to 7 p.m. and include spaghetti, salad and dessert. Coffee and tea will be included. The cost will be $7 per person. Children 5 and younger will eat free. Proceeds will benefit the club’s trip to France in April 2012.
have t o d ecide h ow m uch t hey c ould c ontribute in matching grant funding, if anyFrom page 1 thing, which could come in the form of inThe plans involve utilizing an old railroad kind services, said McManus. bed fr om Chur ch Str eet in Rouses Point, “There’s going to be clearing, leveling, along Golf Course Road and State Route 276 those kinds of things which would qualify and parallel with U.S. Route 11 into the viltoward the match but not necessarily be a dilage of Champlain. rect cost to the taxpayers,” said McManus. Through collaboration with the villages of The overall cost of a trail system has yet Champlain and Rouses Point and the town to be determined and would require further of Mooers, the town of Champlain moved examination, McManus reiterated. forward with submitting an application for “We just have to start the pr ocess somegrant funding for the pr oject thr ough the where,” he said, speaking of his r ecent visstate of Office of Parks Recr eation and Hisits with local municipal leaders. toric Preservation. However, the application Champlain Town Supervisor Larry G. Barwas denied and, at that point, the pr oject be- comb said he’s for the trail, as long as the came stagnant. majority of the pr oject could be funded by “It was universally accepted by the boar ds state or federal monies. Bar comb acknowland the community ,” said McManus. “W e edged, though, that such funding is becomjust didn’t get any funding.” ing harder and harder to obtain. McManus started to look at the idea of a “The biggest problem would be the cost,” multi-use trail once again after learning of said Bar comb. “We’re trying to stay within potential funding through the state Departthe [state’s 2 per cent pr operty tax cap] ... ment of Health that could benefit the munic- Don’t get me wrong, I’m certainly willing to ipalities if they were to again move forward listen to the idea, and I see some of the powith plans for a trail system. tential benefits. We just need to know what “I noticed about two months ago ther e our cost would be.” was something available,” said McManus, Gregory Martin, mayor of the village of “but it would be impossible to make this Champlain, agreed. year ’s [application] deadline.” “I think it’s a good idea. It would open up However, that got McManus thinking that some dif ferent pathways between the vilif funding were made available in the future , lages for walkers, people bicycling,” said it would be worth pursuing. The key would Martin. “And, I think if it could be develbe whether or not the state Department of oped reasonably, it would provide a safe enHealth would offer the grant funding again. vironment for people to go fr om Rouses “I have no r eason to assume they would Point to Champlain and maybe even benot,” said McManus. yond.” In the meantime, the municipalities in“We just have to look for the potential volved would be able to gather mor e data, grant money out there to work on this,” including whether or not community memadded Martin. bers would prefer a motorized or nonmotor“I think it’s a gr eat idea if we can get it ized trail, what its of ficial path would be, done,” said Rouses Point V illage Mayor and what properties would either have to be George A. Rivers. “I don’t if we’ll be able to acquired or what easements would be need- get all the property owners on board, but we ed to use the properties. might be able to swing it.” This time ar ound, however , McManus “We’ll support it as much as we can,” said the primary focus would be not on the added Rivers. originally pr oposed 8.8-mile str etch fr om McManus emphasized everything is in the the hamlet of Mooers to the village of Rous- “preliminary stages” for the multi-use trail es Point, but rather only the section between and that many details would have to be disthe villages of Champlain and Rouses Point. cussed befor e things would move forwar d, “We’d be talking about 4 miles for the ini- including input from the community. “The key component to this whole thing tial phase,” said McManus. would be community support,” he said. The municipalities involved would also
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An important election year This is an important election year for the residents of Mooers. W e have for the first time in decades some very important issues facing us as voters. Our decisions will have a serious impact on how well our Town is run in the future. The Democrats are offering a slate of candidates that will guarantee the same integrity and competence, we as r esidents, have come to expect over the last 38 years. We believe they will have the courage and fortitude to serve the needs of our entir e populous. Our candidate for Supervisor, Cory Ross, is a graduate of SUNY Canton with an Associate degr ee in Mortuary Science. Cory has worked in the funeral pro fession for 17 years and has owned Ross Funeral Homes since 2007 where he resides. He has the maturity, intelligence, and the fiscal responsibility required for the position. His integrity is unquestionable. He is the person needed to guide us through fiscally troubling times. Our candidates for Councilmen are Alfred “Alfie” Ladue and Michael W illette. They both have the experience, backgr ound and stability needed. Alfred Ladue is a 1992 graduate of Chateaugay Central and attended Clinton Community College. He has been employed
at Clinton Corr ectional for 8 years. He served in the Mooers Fire Department for 12 years and was an EMT for the last three. “Alfie” currently serves as the MooersYouth Director, a position held since 2008. Since 1996 he has coached soccer, basketball and baseball. “Alfie” wants to be a str ong voice for the rights of the people of Mooers. He is reliable, respectful and pledges to pr ovide fairness. Michael W illette is a graduate of Northeastern Clinton. He holds an Associates degree in Business Administration fr om Clinton Co mmunity. H e i s Treasurer of K o f C Council 6136, Executive Secr etary/Treasurer of the Northern Conference and Webmaster. He was recently elected President of the Bishop Brzana Chapter . He has been “Big
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Ticket” chairman for the St. Anne’s Bazaar for the last five years. He feels his fiscal background will assist him in making the difficult decisions required.. We are very fortunate to have Joshua Willette as the Democratic candidate for Town Justice. Joshua graduated from Northeastern Clinton and has a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice from Plattsburgh State. He is employed at Nova Bus. He curr ently is Secr etary and Youth Director for the Mooers K of C Counsel6136. He is District Vice Chairman of the Membership Committee. Joshua has the education, integrity and ener gy needed to handle the complexities of this position. We are proud of our candidates. They have the educational background, the fiscal background and community pride necessary to guarantee Mooers residents the service they have come to expect for the last 38 years. Mooers Democratic Committee Mooers
Support for Cory Ross It is with pleasure that I write this letter in support of Cory Ross, Democratic candidate for Supervisor in the Town of Mooers where he has his residence and business. Since ch ildhood, Cory h as exhibited the qualities of a leader . At Northern Adirondack, he letter ed in soccer , wr estling and
baseball. In wr estling he won over 100 matches, Was a CV AC All Star and in 1992 was voted Most Outstan ding W restler f or Section VII. Always the leader, Cory, had the work ethic and maturity that propelled him to the top. He attended Norwich University befor e deciding to major in Mortuary Science. He received an Associates degr ee fr om SUNY Canton and enter ed the fun eral pr ofession where he has progressed from an apprentice to the current owner of three funeral homes. Cory has learned well, that before you can be a leader you must learn to follow. He has learned a good leader listens car efully, weighs the facts and then renders a decision based on those facts and not his or her fears. He has the courage to make the hard decisions. He has the education and contacts that will make for a smooth transition. We are very fortunate to have a candidate of Cory’s backgr ound and abilities. W on’t you please join me in supporting Cory Ross, for Town Supervisor , Town of Mooers, on Election Day. Harry Gonyo Mooers Democratic Party Chairman See MORE LETTERS, continued on page 15
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The third annual ChazyAthletic Association Golf Tournament was r ecently held at North Country Golf Club. The St. John Feral Cat Fund has Thank you to Dustin Beaur egard and his seen first-hand thousands of homestaff at the golf course, as well as all who parless cats suffer over the years due to ticipated in the tournament. It was a gr eat sucanimal cruelty and neglect. cess again this year. Our or ganization has r escued A special thank you to the gener ous busimore than 268 animals this year and nesses and individuals, who donated cash and spayed/neutered 100-plus homeprizes that helped to raise money for the less cats. Even though we are not a shelter and do not have Chazy Athletic Association: Riley For d; W.J. Murray Inc.; a facility to house animals, with help fro m Petsmart and fos- Parker Chevrolet; Giroux Poultry Farm; Church Oil; Jeffords ter homes, we have successfully found homes for more than Steel & Engineering; NBT/Latr emore Insurance Agency; 900 cats since 2002. Modern Neon Signs; W eathercock Restaurant; Finney We have had a very challenging year and have helped with Sports; Staf ford, Piller , Murnane, Plimpton, Kelleher and many emergency rescues: Bombay Animal Cruelty, 22 cats; Trombley PLLC; High Peaks Dental; Kavanaugh Realty; Play Mooers Rescue, Lakeside Flood Rescue, 78 animals; City Po- It Again Sports; Dr . Pelton and Ms. Gunn; Neagley and lice seizure of 48 cats; and Quarry Road abandoned cats. Chase Construction; Coca-Cola Bottling Co.; Champlain and We have several areas that still need help and are in need Plattsburgh Price Choppers; Champlain Maplefield’s Store; of volunteers, colony car egivers, foster homes as well as Mr. & Mrs. Todd Kempainen; Plattsburgh Distributing Co.; food and litter to help us continue this vital work, saving Steven Fuller Excavating; Cumberland 12 Cinemas; Happy lives, one cat at a time through trap-neuter-return. Pike Restaurant; Of f the Field; K & L Plumbing & Heating There is an overpopulation of homeless cats in this ar ea, Inc.; Bernier & Carr Associates; Conr oy Boulerice T elling and it needs to be addr essed by our public of ficials. Ignorand Trombley PC.; Foster Sports; Abbott, Frenyea & Russell ing it will not make it go away. CPA; North Country Golf Course; Riverside Insurance We depend 100 percent on public donations to continue to Agency; Up-North Barbecue & Catering; Bazanno’s Pizza; provide ongoing care for felines and emergency rescues. Ray’s Appliance; Amazing Grace V ineyard; Mr . and Mrs. Monetary donations are tax-deductible and can be sent to: Matt H ayes; B est F riends F amily D iner; L ake C hamplain St. John Feral CatFund, Inc., P.O. Box 2884, Plattsburgh, N.Y. Pools; Hungry Bear Restaurant; Sam’s Club; Guma’s Restau12901. rant; Rick Jubert; George Brendler; Tom Tregan; Mr. and Mrs. To find out mor e about our or ganization, go to our webDavid Swan; Leisure Tan; Relation Poured Concrete; Tangles site http://members.petfinder.com/~NY483/index.html. Hair Salon; North Bowl Lanes; and Fox Hill Maple Farm. We would like to thank all ofthe volunteers who took time I would also like to personally thank everyone involved, out of their summer to help us provide care for so many an- who worked so har d to make this important fundraising imals that were in need and all feral friends who support our event a huge success. cause. Tim Howley Victoria St. John Chazy Athletic Association St. John Feral Fund Plattsburgh
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS/CROSSWORD PUZZLE • North Countryman - 17
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Friday, Oct. 28
CHAMPLAIN — Rummage sale. Three Steeples United, 491 Route 11. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 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.
Saturday, Oct. 29
CHAMPLAIN — Rummage sale. Three Steeples United, 491 Route 11. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. SARANAC LAKE — Pine Ridge Cemetery Tour, Route 3, 1 p.m. (518) 891-4606 ELIZABETHTOWN —Paddle Tennis Clinic, Elizabethtown Social Center, 7626 US Route.9, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (518)873-6408 TUPPER L AKE — Halloween at the Wild Center, 45 Museum Drive, wildcenter.org . WESTPORT — Fall Craft Fair, Westport Heritage House, 6459 Main St. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 518-962-8217. CHAMPLAIN — Community Halloween Party, St. Mary’s Academy Gym, 1129 State Route 9, 3-4:30 p.m. MOOERS —Republican Party Turkey Dinner, Mooers Fire Hall, 2508 State Route 11, 4– 8 p.m. $8 adults, $5 kids12 & under. MOOERS — Library Fright Night, Mooers Library, 2430 State Route 11, 4-7 p.m. MORRISONVILLE — North Country Squares Dance Club meets, Clinton County Fairgrounds, 84 Fairgrounds Road, Morrisonville. 7 p.m. 561-7167 or 492-2057. LAKE PLACID —Live production screening of Don Giovanni, Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Dr. 1pm. 523-2512. LakePlacidArts.org. PLATTSBURGH — Child Passenger Safety Event in conjunction with Plattsburgh Housing Outlet Halloween event, at Della Honda 702 Route 3. 14pm. email@example.com. WHALLONSBURG — Incendies screening. Whallonsburg Grange Hall. 8 p.m. $5, $2 for kids.
Sunday, Oct. 30
TUPPER L AKE — Halloween at the Wild Center, 45 Museum Drive, wildcenter.org
SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Carousel unveiling new carousel animal, Saranac Village at Will Rogers, 78 Will Rogers Dr, 1:30 p.m. (518) 891-7117.
Monday, Oct. 31
HALLOWEEN OBSERVED. PLATTSBURGH — Scrabble game, Seniors Citizens Council of Clinton County Senior Center, 5139 N. Catherine St., 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 563-6186, ext. 102. CHAZY —3 Mile Club, Chazy Central Rural School, 609 Old Route 191, 6 p.m. $3. 5787123. WEST CHAZY —Trunk or Treat, West Chazy Fire Department Parking Lot, 7656, New York Route 22, set up 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 1
SARANAC — Saranac Hollow Jammers country music and dancing, Saranac Town Hall, 3662 Route 3, 6-9:30 p.m. 293-7056. LAKE PLACID — Beginner African drumming class. Lake Placid Center for the Arts. 67 p.m. $10. 524-1834. CHAZY —3 Mile Club, Chazy Central Rural School, 609 Old Route 191, 6 p.m. $3. 5787123. WILLSBORO —Open mike night, Toto’s at Willsboro Bowling Center, 3922 NYS Route 22, Every Tuesday, 7p.m. LAKE PLACID — African dance class. Lake Placid Center for the Arts. 7-8:30 p.m. $5. 7919586. SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Singers rehearsal. Adirondack Alliance Church. 7:159:15 p.m. 523-2238. ELIZABETHTOWN — Pleasant Valley Chorale rehearsals. Elizabethtown Social Center, Route. 9. $12 for whole season. 873-7319.
Wednesday, Nov. 2
MORRISONVILLE — Play group. Morrisonville Elementary School 9 a.m. to noon. 561-4999. ROUSES POINT — Adult gentle yoga class. Lakeside Coffee Shop. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. $10.
WILLSBORO — Discover True Mongolia presentation, Paine Memorial Free Library, 2 Gilliland Lane, 5:30 p.m. 963-4478 Painfreelib@willex.com. WESTPORT — Dismantling slavery in New York: Capturing and freeing fugitive slaves with Sarah Levine-Gronningsate, Wadhams Free Library, 763 NYS Route 22, 7:30 p.m. 9628717. CHAZY —3 Mile Club, Chazy Central Rural School, 609 Old Route 191, 6 p.m. $3. 5787123. REDFORD — Saranac fiddlers performance. Assumption of Mary School. 6:30-9:30 p.m.. $2. 293-7031.
Thursday, Nov. 3
WESTPORT — Story hour, Westport Library, 6 Harris Lane, 10 a.m. Free. 962-8219. LAKE PLA CID — Story hour, Lake Placid Public Library, 2471 Main St., 10:15 a.m. Free. 523-3200. SARANAC LAKE — “Night Vision: The Wildlife Photography of Hobart V. Roberts,” Cantwell Community Room at the Saranac Lake Free Library, 09 Main Street, noon, 8914190. CHAZY —3 Mile Club, Chazy Central Rural School, 609 Old Route 191, 6 p.m. $3. 5787123. PLATTSBURGH — Journey Into Reading, Champlain Centre Mall, 60 Smithfield Blvd., 4:30-6:30 p.m. Reading for children up to age 16 with free book provided. Hosted at center court. www.journeyintoreading.org.
Friday, Nov. 4
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. CHAMPLAIN —NCCS drama club performs, High School Musical, 103 Route 276, 8 p.m. $7, 298-8638.
Saturday, Nov. 5
ELLENBURG D EPOT — Book sale. Ellenburg Sarah A. Munsil Free Library, 5139 Route 11. 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. $2 donation per grocery bag. ESSEX — Essex Theater Company audi-
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tions for A Christmas Story, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 10 Church Street, 10 a.m. -noon. SARANAC LAKE— Harvest Benefit, Blueseed Studios, 24 Cedar Street, 6:30-11p.m. 891-3799, firstname.lastname@example.org AUSABLE VALLEY — AuSable Valley Players 20 Musical Gala Celebration and dinner, AuSable Valley Middle-High School, 1490 New York 9N. Performance at 4:30 p.m. Dinner at 5:30 p.m. A second performance at 8 p.m. $15 to see performance and $45 for dinner and performance. 834-2800 or email@example.com CHAZY —Story Time, Chazy Public Library, 9633 State Route 9, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Children age 3-8. 846-7676. MORRISONVILLE — North Country Squares Dance Club meets, Clinton County Fairgrounds, 84 Fairgrounds Road, Morrisonville. 7 p.m. Caller Bob LaBounty and cuer Carl Trudo. 561-7167 or 492-2057. CHAMPLAIN —NCCS drama club performs, High School Musical, 103 Route 276, 8 p.m. $7, 298-8638.
Sunday, Nov. 6
CHAMPLAIN —NCCS drama club performs, High School Musical, 103 Route 276, 2 p.m. $7, 298-8638.
Monday, Nov. 7
PLATTSBURGH — Scrabble game, Seniors Citizens Council of Clinton County Senior Center, 5139 N. Catherine St., 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 563-6186, ext. 102. CHAZY —3 Mile Club, Chazy Central Rural School, 609 Old Route 191, 6 p.m. $3. 5787123.
Tuesday, Nov. 8
SARANAC — Saranac Hollow Jammers country music and dancing, Saranac Town Hall, 3662 Route 3, 6-9:30 p.m. 293-7056. CHAZY —3 Mile Club, Chazy Central Rural School, 609 Old Route 191, 6 p.m. $3. 5787123. AUSABLE FORKS —Chicken and Biscuit dinner, Au Sable Forks United Methodist Church, 2546 New York 9N, 5 p.m. $8 for adults, $5 for kids ages 5-12, children under 5 free. 647-8007.
CHAMPLAIN — Chicken and Biscuit dinner, Three Steeples United Methodist Church, 491 Route 11, 4:30-6:30 p.m. $9 Adult, $5 kids 5-11, kids 5 & under eat free. WEST PORT — Roast Beef Dinner, Westport Federated Church, 6486 Main St. 4:30 p.m. takeouts available. $9 adults, $4 kids 12 & under. LAKE PLACID — Beginner African drumming class. Lake Placid Center for the Arts. 67 p.m. $10. 524-1834. WILLSBORO —Open mike night, Toto’s at Willsboro Bowling Center, 3922 NYS Route 22, Every Tuesday, 7p.m. LAKE PLACID — African dance class. Lake Placid Center for the Arts. 7-8:30 p.m. $5. 7919586. SARANAC —Senior citizen dance, Saranac Town Hall, 3662 State Route 3, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Round and square dancing. Admission: nonperishable food item for local food shelf. 2937056. SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Singers rehearsal. Adirondack Alliance Church. 7:159:15 p.m. 523-2238. ELIZABETHTOWN — Pleasant Valley Chorale rehearsals. Elizabethtown Social Center, Route. 9. $12 for whole season. 873-7319.
Wednesday, Nov. 9
MORRISONVILLE — Play group. Morrisonville Elementary School 9 a.m. to noon. 561-4999. ROUSES POINT — Adult gentle yoga class. Lakeside Coffee Shop. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. $10. LAKE PLACID — ORDA Seasonal Job Fair, Whiteface Mountain Base Lodge, 5021 NYS Route 86, 9 a.m. -1 p.m. 523-1655. www.whitefacelakeplacid.com. PLATTSBURGH — Taste of the North Country, SUNY Field House, 167 Rugar Street. $12 before Nov 2, or $18 after. www.northcountrychamber.com MOOERS FORKS —Mooers Good Fellowship Club Thanksgiving Day Dinner on St. Ann’s Church Hall, 3062 State Route 11 . Noon. 420-5513. CHAZY —3 Mile Club, Chazy Central Rural School, 609 Old Route 191, 6 p.m. $3. 5787123.
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18 - North Countryman • THE WEEK IN SPORTS
October 29, 2011
Sectional fields set in football, boys and girls soccer By Keith Lobdell
The Patriots are led by the nine goal, thre e assist r egular season performance of Camkeith@denpubs.com mey Keyser , along with PLATTSBURGH — The second season is Class D will only have one game on the seven goals here. opening weekend, as the Moriah Vikings (1and two asLocal high school football and soccer 7) will travel sists fr om teams will start their quests for a Section VII to play the Amanda title and state glory this week with a full Tupper Lake Hamilton slate of sectional football and soccer games. Lumberjacks and Megan (5-3) on FriColby’s sevday, Oct. 28, en goals and at 7 p.m., In the Class B playof fs, the Per u Indians four assists. with the winenter the playoffs after finishing the regular Mallory Hoseason 8-0, and will host fourth-seeded Gou- ner traveling nan has 13 to play top verneur (1-6) goals and seed T iconon Satur day, two assists deroga (4-4) Oct. 29. for the the followThe IndiCougars. ing week. Marle Curle and the PHS Hornets ans ar e led On The Lumare the second seed in B. by quarterWednesday, berjacks ar e back Jor dan Oct. 26, the led by the Rock, who Tupper Lake back Tim Ropas. opening r ound continues, but without the dual running threw for Photo by Nancy frasier Beekmantown Lady Eagles, who r eceived a attack of Jor1,026 yar ds first round bye as the top seed in the tournadan Garr ow and T im Ropas, with Ropas and 15 ment (1 1-0-1). The Eagles ar e led by Kallie rushing for 651 yar ds and 1 1 touchdowns touchdowns Villemaire’s 17 goals and nine assists, while while Garrow rushed for 631 yards and sevin the r eguJess Huber has added 15 goals and seven asen touchdowns. Mor gan Stevens finished lar season. sists. The Willsboro Warriors grappled the top with 594 yar ds passing and seven touchAlex CederThe second-seeded Plattsbur gh High seed in Class D away from perennial power downs. strom has Lady Hornets (8-6-1, 7-4-1) will play host to Chazy, but rushed for the seventhTaylor Rock and the Peru Indians may have to 531 yar ds are the top seed in Class B. seeded disprove the and eight The Class B top-seeded Plattsbur gh High Saranac Lake theory that touchdowns Hornets (14-0-1, 10-0-1) will look to keep Lady Red the toughest on the season, while Shawn Hendrix nearly their unbeatStorm (1-1 1thing to do in doubled his r ushing total in the final r eguen ways go0) with a 5:30 sports is to lar season game against AuSable Valley, fining, but will p.m. start beat a good ishing with 395 yards. Zane Bazzano hauled do so with an time. Marle team thr ee in 403 yards receiving. opening Curle leads times in orThe second-seeded Beekmantown Eagles round bye the Hornets der to cap(6-2) will match up against the thir d seed Thursday, with six ture the SecSaranac Oct. 27. goals and tion Chiefs (6-2) Ethan V ofour assists, VII/Class D in the other traw lead the while Madicrown. semifinal. Hornets with son T rombThe W arThe Eagles 15 goals and ley has Clay Sherman and the Willsboro riors (12-2-2, are led by seven assists, Cammey Keysor and the Lady Paadded four Warriors are the top seed in D. 10-2-2), who quarterback while David triots are the third seed in B. tallies in the are led by reCarter Carpenter goals and asgion-leading scorer Clay Sherman (24 goals, Frechette, added 14 sists columns. The Lady Red Storm ar e led 1 assist) and setup man Jef f Bigelow (4 goals, who has Austin Burl of the Beek mantown goals. by goalie Regan Kieffer. passed for Eagles. The North- 13 assists) will r eceive a bye in the opening The fourth seed Saranac Lady Chiefs (10round of the playof fs, while the second1,280 yar ds eastern Clinseeded Eagles (13-3-0, 10-2-0) will play host 5-1, 6-5-1) will host the fifth seed Peru Lady and 19 touch- ton Cougars (1 1-1-2, 9-1-2) ar e the secondto the seventh-seeded Westport Eagles (0-12- Indians (6-7-1, 4-7-1) at 5:30 p.m. The Chiefs downs while seed in Class B, and will host seventh-seed are led by the r egion’s leading scor er, Ellen 0) on Friday, Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m., who they running for AuSable Valley (0-14-0, 0-12-0) Oct. 27 at 6 Thew, who has combined 24 goals with five 685 yar ds p.m. Kyle McCarthy leads the Cougars with have outscored 21-0 in their two Division II assists in the r egular season. Amelia Jenks meetings. Chazy is led by Brandon Laurin’s Carter Frechette and the BCS Ea- and nine 14 goals on the season, while Kyle Sprague gles will host Saranac. 20 goals and seven assists, while Jord an Bar- has recorded three goals and eight assists for touchdowns. has scored in the last two games for the Pathe Chiefs, while Lindsey Bushey and Ashriere has 1 1 assists to go with seven goals. Luke Weaver triots. Westport is led by senior Cooper Saywar d, ley Carpenter have each scor ed nine goals was on the r eceiving end of 745 yar ds of Third-seeded Beekmantown (9-5-0, 8-4-0) for the Indians, with Carpenter tallying six passes and 13 touchdowns. will play host to sixth-seed Saranac Lake (2- who has r ecorded thr ee goals, while senior assists and Bushey five. The Chiefs ar e also led by a dual-thr eat 10-0) at 3 p.m. on the 27th, led by Austin Burl goalie Ethan Markwica has been called on to The quarterfinal winners will meet on Satmake over 100 saves in net for the Eagles. quarterback, as Ben W eightman passed for (8 goals, 4 assists) and Adam Goldfarb (9 urday, Oct. 29 at Chazy , with the BeekmanThe Elizabethtown-Lewis Lions hope to 1,342 yar ds and 20 touchdowns while r ungoals, 1 assist). town game starting at 1 p.m. and the second spoil a potential thr ee-match between the ning for 445 yar ds and seven touchdowns. The fourth-seeded Per u Indians (7-7-1, 5Warriors and Eagles, as the third seed (10-3- semifinal starting at 3 p.m. The winners in Running back Matt McCasland has come on 6-1) will r ound out the Class B opening the semifinal round will return to Chazy on 2, 8-2-2) will look to get past sixth-seeded in the past few weeks, rushing for 580 yards round with a Friday, Nov. 4, to play the Section VII/Class Wells at home Oct. 28 at 3 p.m. The Lions will and six touchdowns. Receiver Ryan St. Clair 3 p.m. start B title game at 5 p.m. be led by finished with 564 r eceiving yards and eight time against Hunter touchdowns. the fifth seed Mowery’s 14 The winners of the two Class B games will Saranac The Section VII/Class C semifinal games goals and 1 1 play at the site of the higher seed next week Chiefs (6-8-2, AuSable V alley High assists, while will take place at for the Class B championship. 4-6-2). Ian School Brody HoopSpear has 12 Wednesday, er and Congoals and Oct. 26, with nor Apthorp three assists In Class C, top-seeded Saranac Lake (6-1) the top seed have each for the Indiwill host fourth seed Canton (0-8) on SaturLake Placid tallied 10 ans, while day, Oct. 29. Lady Blue goals for the Kolby The Red Bombers (9Lions and Keysor has Storm is led 4-2, 9-3-2) senior goalie scored 13 by junior playing the Brock Margoals and talquarterback Moriah Lady vin has Saranac goalie Bill Badger and the lied three asMatt Phelan, recorded five Vikings (4-8Chiefs are ranked fifth in B. sists for the who thr ew 3 after an shutouts Hunter Mowery of the Lions. Chiefs. for 1,029 opening Photo by Brian Gay while makThe Plattsbur gh High Hornets will play yards and 13 round win ing 73 saves the winner of the Saranac v . Per u game in touchdowns against and giving up 11 goals. Chazy on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 5 p.m., and will while r ushTiconderoga The final first-r ound matchup is between be followed by the game between the wining for 664 Brook Reid and the Lady Blue Oct. 23) at 5 a pair of Division III teams, as the Minerners of the NCCS v. AVCS and Saranac Lake yards and 10 Bombers are the top seed in C. p.m. Kendra va/Newcomb Mountaineers will travel to v. Beekmantown games at 7 p.m. touchdowns. Manning and The Class B championship will be held on face Schroon Lake Oct. 28 at 3 p.m. Receiver Ayla Thompson have sparked the Blue The winners of the opening r ound games Friday, Nov. 4 in Chazy at 7 p.m. Michael Burwill play at the site of the highest remaining Bombers of fense of late, while Liz Lef f has Matt Phelan has the Saranac Lake poe had 390 seed on Wednesday, Nov. 2, while the two er - been a stabilizing presence in goal. yards and six Chiefs back atop Class C. The 7 p.m. game will pit the second-seedmaining teams will play for the Section touchdowns. The Northern Adirondack Bobcats finVII/Class D championship on Satur day, ed Seton Catholic Lady Knights (7-9-0, 7-7On the other side of the bracket, the AuS- ished fourth in Division II of the Northern 0) against the thir d-seeded Northern Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. at Plattsburgh High. able Valley Patriots (2-5) are the second seed Soccer League, but earned the top seed in the Adirondack Lady Bobcats (5-7-2). and will host third-seeded Ogdensburg (4-3) Class C playoffs with an overall record of 6Peyton Falb had 14 goals and three assists on Friday, Oct. 28. 8-0 and a divisional record of 5-7-0. for the Knights, while Paige Spittler had 1 1 The opening r ound begins with the AuSAustin House has 706 total yar ds fr om The Bobcats wer e led by David Miller ’s goals and five assists and Madison Murnane scrimmage while Dillon Savage has 394 eight goals, while Justin Kellett has six goals able Valley Lady Patriots, seeded thir d (11recorded 10 assists. The Bobcats were led by 4-1, 7-4-1) will host the sixth seeded Northyards rushing. and thr ee assists and Nolan Fer guson had midfielder Rachael Venne. eastern Clinton Lady Cougars (3-8-1) on The winners will play at the site of the five goals and six assists. Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 5:30 p.m. See SECTIONALS, page 19 highest r emaining seed the following week In the lone semifinal game, the secondfor the Class C title.
Class D Football
Class B Football
seeded Lake Placid Blue Bombers (48-0) will host the Seton Catholic Knights (311-0, 3-9-0) on Thursday, Oct. 27, at the AuSable Valley soccer field at 6 p.m. Haile Thompson and Eddie Justin Kellett and the NA C BobKane have cats are the top seed in Class C. scored key goals for the Blue Bombers throughout the season, as they will look to contain the Knights Adam Tedford, who has scored 14 goals on the season. Northern Adirondack will play the winner of the Oct. 27 game in the Section VII/Class C championship game Thursday , Nov. 3, at AuSable Valley with a 7 p.m. kickoff.
Boys Class D soccer
Boys Class B soccer
Girls Class C soccer
Class C Football
Boys Class C soccer
Girls Class B soccer
October 29, 2011
THE WEEK IN SPORTS • North Countryman - 19
Sweet day on the mats for Beekmantown, Alyssa Leonard
Caitlyn LaPier and the Chazy Lady Eagles are the top seed in the S ection VII/Class D pla yoffs. The Eagles are the Division II champions in the first y ear of the Northern Soccer League, and the defending Class D state champions. Photos by Keith Lobdell
Sectionals Continued from page 18
The winners in the semifinal games will play on Thursday, Nov. 3, at 5 p.m. at AuSable Valley.
Girls Class D soccer
The Chazy Lady Eagles are the top seed in Class D (151-0, 14-0-0), and will host the Willsboro Warriors in the opening round of the playoffs on Thursday, Oct. 27, at 3 p.m. The Eagles are led by the balanced style of Caitlyn LaPier , who has Delany Sears of Westport. scored 13 Photo by Jim Carroll/OvertimePhotography.com
Emma Gothner of Keene.
Margaret Champagne of Seton cross country.
Mallory Honan of Northeastern Clinton.
Brin Keyser of PHS and Paige Vaccaro of Peru take a look at each other in their recent swim meet.
goals and set up 20 mor e this season. Hannah Laurin scored 11 goals and four assists and Kirsten Doran scored nine goals and recorded six assists. The Warriors are led by the trio of Kyli Swir es, Hannah Br uno and Serene Holland. The Elizabethtown-Lewis Lady Lions earned the second seed (10-6-0, 9-5-0) and will face the seventh seed Indian Lake/Long Lake Lady Orange at 3 p.m. Oct. 27. The Lions are led by the 11 goal, four assist season of Kylee Cassavaugh and the six goal, nine assist season of Emily Morris. The Division III champion Westport Lady Eagles (10-2-0) ar e the thr ee seed, as they will face the Keene Lady Beavers (5-9-1, 5-61) for the third time in 2011 at 3 p.m. Oct. 27, with the teams both winning on each other’s field. Delany Sears has scored eight goals for the Eagles, while Emily Rascoe has scor ed six goals and Allison Sherman has three goals to go with six assists. Emma Gothner has eight goals and three assists for the Beavers, while Sadie Holbr ook had thr ee goals and seven assists. The quarterfinal winners will meet in the
semifinals on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at the site of the h igher s eed, w hile t hose w inners w ill meet at Plattsbur gh High School on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 5 p.m.
The Section VII cr oss country championships will be held on Friday, Nov. 4 at 1:15 p.m. and 2:15 pm. the Cobble Hill Golf Course in Elizabethtown. The CVAC championships in cr oss country are set for this Friday, Oct. 28, at Northeastern Clinton Central School.
As the r egular season winds down with the Beekmantown Lady Eagles riding an undefeated season, the sectionals will start with play on either Oct. 31 or Nov . 1, with the championship games scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 5.
The Section VII girls swim meet is scheduled to take place on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Plattsburgh State Memorial Hall.
BEEKMANTOWN — Alyssa Leonard and her Beekmantown teammates celebrated on the team and individual accomplishments they achieved at the Section VII gymnastics championships Oct. 22. The Eagles scor ed their thir d straight team sectional title, beating runner-up Peru by a score of 159.575 - 148.675. Third place Plattsburgh High finished with 144.025 points. For Leonard, wins in the beam with a 9.25 score and a meet-high floor exerc ise score of 9.4 helped her to capture the all-ar ound title, beating out Plattsbur gh High’s Dalen Keswick by 2.325 points, 35.325 - 33.0. Keswick scored wins in the other two events, with a scor e of 8.7 in the vault and 8.85 on the bars. Leonard and Keswick received all-around invitations to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association state gymnastics championships at Shaker High School in Febr uary, along with Molly Lawliss of Peru, who finished in third place in the all-around with a score of 31.75. Leonard placed behind Keswick in the vault and bars, while Keswick finished fourth in thefloor exercise. Lawliss was 10th in the vault, fifth on the bars, seventh on the beam and second in the floor exercise. Lydia Gricoski of Beekmantown was able to qualify for the states in thr ee events, including the vault, bars and beam. Erica Leonard qualified for the beam while earning the role of alternate in the vault. Olivia Pizarro made the state team in the floor exercise while names as an alternate on the beam for Beekmantown as well, while Brielle Cerne qualified on the bars and Alison Trudo earned a spot in the vault and was named as the alternate for the floor exercise. For Peru, Lexi Trombley earned a spot on the state team on the bars, while Mason Fortin will r epresent Section VII on the beam and Alexandra Brown and Kierah Lagrave will participate in the floor exercise. For Plattsbur gh, Kagan T rombley will represent Section VII in the vault, while Hannah Kaltenbach will be an alternate on the bars.
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The hunt is on
October 29, 2011
forestlands were in the early stages of r e-growth. Conditions were ideal, with plenty of browse for the deer in the cut over fore sts, and the woods wer e mor e open. Pr oportionally, ther e wer e also a lot more hunters in the woods at the time, than there are today.
Where to start
Almost every hunting season, someone asks me the question “Where can I learn how to hunt?” Most deer hunters will honestly reply, “I’m still learning how to he Regular Big Game hunt!” However, I’ve been very fortunate in this r egard. I’ve had Hunting Season has finumerous opportunities to hunt with a number of highly compeCurrently, N YSDEC e stimates t he s tate’s w hitetail p opulation nally begun acr oss the tent hunters over the years. The learning curve never ends. ranges around one million animals. During the 2010 season, hunters Adirondacks, and as sportsmen Unfortunately, it isn’t always an easy opportunity to come by an harvested 230,100, an increase of 3.3 percent over the previous seaand women r eturn to the experienced hunter who is willing to share. Understandably, it is a son. woods, it is important to note short season! However, the Adirondack region accounted for only a small fracthe role that hunters hold in the The vast majority of successful whitetail hunters are a rather quition of this total. Statewide, the success rate for deer hunters filling region’s vast outdoor heritage. et lot. They have worked long and har d to acquir e the skills and their buck tag is estimated at about 15 per cent. Anecdotally, the For many , the thrill of the knowledge necessary for success, and they’ve spent a lot of time in overall annual success rate for hunters in the Adirondacks is less hunt defines their Adirondack the woods. It is understandable, if they aren’t terribly very eager to than half that number. experience. But, the success of share it. their hunt isn’t always measHowever, in most local communities ther e is a fair shar e of old ured by the size of a rack or the timers, who are more than willing to provide some helpful hunting The most r ecent survey conducted by the NYSDEC pr ovides a quantity of deer harvested. hints. Even the most experienced hands, were inexperienced at one snapshot of today’s hunters. Typically, the average whitetail hunter point in time. Rather, a hunt is gauged by the in New York is a rural, white male, of about 50 years of age. Twenquality of the experience, and it Their accumulated knowledge ofAdirondack deer hunting could ty seven per cent of NY hunters ar e over sixty years old and forty often entails traveling of f trails fill volumes; but often, nobody asks. And sadly, the knowledge passtwo percent are over forty. where few other hunters are likely to be encountered. es on with them. It is a pr ocess that permits them to go beyond their or dinary On average, these hunters spend about 17 days on the hunt and These are the folks that can provide information about an untold everyday existence, and return to a quieter, deeper, and older world. 94 percent hunted relatively nearby, within their home geographic number of natural deer funnels, where hidden springs can be found, It is a world of excitement and tradition, wher e the freedom to roam area. Slightly more than half took to the hunt in the Northern Zone, and lost orchards or similar locations were once discovered. is unhindered and the tie to our ancestors is evident. Often, these old hunters are just as interested in sharing their inand 86 percent pursued deer in the Southern Zone. Deer hunting typically requires equal portions of pre -season prep formation, as we are to learn about it. The most important element About 95 percent of all hunters got out during the Regular Seaand in-season sweat. It is a pursuit defined by numer ous close calls, in this learning pr ocess is r espect and feedback. Stop by the local son, with about 36 percent also participating in either the archery a high degree of patience, and occasional second-guessing. Nursing Home, or the Senior Center to discover what the real or muzzleloader season. Most Adirondack hunters have experienced the unencumbered Adirondacks once had to offer. I expect you’ll find a lot mor e than Nearly, one thir d of all hunters spent their time hunting fr om a frustration of catching just a fleeting glimpse of the ghost of the you bargained for! stationary stand, and 27 per cent spent their hunting time stalking woods. It is not uncommon to see mor e tails than racks, in the ‘dacks. or still-hunting. Only about 3 per cent spent their time putting on Be certain to extend the proper respect for their skills, and to reThe process of the hunt offers plenty of time for exploration, and deer drives. port back to them after the season. And if you ar e ultimately sucprovides equal shares of challenge, har d work, stealth, boredom, cessful, be certain to r eturn with some fr esh, venison loins. Ther e In the first year that New York state allowed 14 and 15-year-olds and nature study. On occasion, the hunt also provides exhilaration are few items that will open an old sportsman’s mouth quicker than to hunt big game for the first time, 15,651 junior hunters took adfor about one out of every seven hunters. a venison medallion or a fresh brook trout. vantage of the opportunity, and harvested about 3,679 deer. Whitetail deer ar e quite possibly the most-hunted animals on This year, New York has permitted 12 and 13 year-olds to particearth. They have been pursued across North America for as long as ipate in the Bow Hunting Season, when accompanied by a licensed there have been records, and likely longer. adult hunter. It is expected that the influx of young participants will Joe Hackett is a guide and sportsman r esiding in Ray Br ook. Contact Deer hunting it he Adirondacks region reached its zenith in the help to decrease the average age of NewYork’s hunting population. him at firstname.lastname@example.org. 1950’s, when the logging industry was at its peak and much of the
Who hunts, and how they do it
Death Notices Stewart N. Pool, 83
WILLSBORO — Stewart Newell Pool, 83, passed away Oct. 9, 201 1. Funeral services were held Oct. 1 1 at St. Peter ’s Episcopal Church, Arlington, Va. A memorial service in W illsboro is planned for the summer of 2012.
Bertha A. Welch, 98 SAN ANTONIO, Tx. — Bertha Alice Welch, 98, formerly of Plattsburgh, passed away Oct. 16, 2011. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at St. John’s Catholic Chur ch, 7 Broad St., Plattsburgh. Burial will follow in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Plattsburgh. Brown Funeral Home, Plattsbur gh, is in char ge of arrangements.
Richard K. Sayward, 92 WILLSBORO — Richar d Kenneth Saywar d, 92, passed away Oct. 16, 201 1. Funeral services were h eld O ct. 2 5 a t C ongregational Chur ch, W illsboro. Burial was in Memorial Cemetery ,
Willsboro. W.M. Marvin’s Sons Funeral Home, Elizabethtown, was in charge of arrangements.
Gladys B. Monaco, 100 SARANAC LAKE — Gladys B. Monaco, 100, passed away Oct. 16, 201 1. Funeral services wer e held Oct. 21 at Mountain V iew Cemetery, Upper Jay. ZaumetzerSprague Funeral Home, Au Sable Forks, was in char ge of arrangements.
Marion E. Miller, 87 PLATTSBURGH — Marion E. Miller, 87, passed away Oct. 16, 2011. Funeral services wer e held Oct. 20 at St. Peter ’s Church. Burial was in the parish cemetery . Brown Funeral Home, Plattsburgh, was in charge of arrangements.
Doris M. Rivers, 92 PLATTSBURGH — Doris M. Rivers, 92, passed away Oct. 16, 2011. Funeral services wer e held Oct. 19 at St. Peter ’s Chur ch, Plattsburgh. Burial was in Mount Carmel Cemetery , Plattsbur gh. Brown Funeral Home, Plattsburgh, was in charge of arrange-
Wood, 6 8, p assed a way O ct. 1 8, 2011. Funeral services wer e held Oct. 21 at Hamilton Funeral Home, Peru, which was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in Church of the Assumption Cemetery, Redford.
Olive H. Banker, 91 PEASLEEVILLE — Olive H. Banker, 91, passed away Oct. 18, 2011. Funeral services wer e held Oct. 20 at Hamilton Funeral Home, Peru, which was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in Peasleeville Cemetery.
Jean E. Jubert, 74
Ellen D. Koehler, 63 MALONE — Ellen Koehler, 63, passed away Oct. 18, 2011. Funeral services were held Oct. 22 at St. Joseph’s Church. Burial was in St. Joseph’s Cemetery . St. MaryMurphy Funeral Home, Malone, was in charge of arrangements.
John C. Harron, 64 MOOERS — John C. Harr on, 64, passed away Oct. 18, 2011 . Funeral services were held Oct. 22 at St. Edmund’s Chur ch, Ellenburg. Entombment was in Whispering Maples Memorial Gardens, Ellenburg Depot. Rabideau Funeral Home, Ellenburg, was in charge of arrangements.
Rita A. Wood, 68 PLATTSBURGH — Rita
MALTA — Jean E. Jubert, 74, formerly of Rouses Point, passed away Oct. 18, 2011. Funeral services wer e held Oct. 22 at St. Patrick’s Chur ch, Rouses Point. Burial was in the parish cemetery . Brown Funeral Home, Plattsburgh, was in charge of arrangements.
Jeffrey A. Brown, 40 MULLICA HILL, N.J. — Jeffrey Andrew Brown, 40, formerly of Plattsburgh, passed away Oct. 18, 201 1. Funeral services wer e held Oct. 24 at the Catholic Community of the Holy Spirit Church, Mullica Hill, N.J. H.T. Layton Funeral Home, W oodstown, N.J., was in charge of arrangements.
Philip J. Mainville, 77 SOUTH BOMBA Y, N.Y . — Philip J. “Picky” Mainville, 77,
formerly of Fort Covington, passed away Oct. 20, 2011. Funeral services wer e held Oct. 24 at Coal Hill Cemetery , W estville. Cappiello-McKenzie and Cosgrove Funeral Home, Fort Covington, was in charge of arrangements.
Catherine A. Mitchell, 67 DANNEMORA — Catherine A. Mitchell, 67, passed away Oct. 20, 201 1. Funeral services wer e held Oct. 24 at St. Joseph’s Church, Dannemora. Burial was in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
Richard S. Thew Sr., 78 PLATTSBURGH — Richar d S. Thew Sr., 78, passed away Oct. 21, 201 1. Funeral services wer e private and at the convenience of the family. Brown Funeral Home, Plattsburgh, was in char ge of arrangements.
James A. King, 83 ELLENBURG DEPOT — James Alexander King, 83, passed away Oct. 21, 201 1. Funeral services were held Oct. 24 at St. Joseph’s Church, Dannemora. Burial was in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Ross Fu-
neral Home, Ellenbur g Depot, was in charge of arrangements.
Betty R. Martin, 81 KEESEVILLE — Betty R. Martin, 81, Keeseville, passed away Oct. 21, 201 1. Funeral services were private and at the convenience of the family. Burial was in St. John’s Cemetery , Keeseville. Hamilton Funeral Home, Keeseville, was in charge of arrangements.
Ida D. Nichols, 83 KEESEVILLE — Ida D. “Peg” Nichols, 83, passed away Oct. 22, 2011. Funeral services wer e held Oct. 26 at Hamilton Funeral Home, Keeseville, which was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in Port Douglas Cemetery.
Althea A. Miller, 72 AU SABLE FORKS — Althea A. Miller, 72, passed away Oct. 22, 201 1. Funeral services wer e held Oct. 26 at St. Matthews Church, Black Br ook. Burial was in Holy Name Cemetery , Au Sable Forks. Zaumetzer-Sprague Funeral Home, Au Sab le Forks, was in charge of arrangements.
• WORSHIP IN THE NORTHERN TIER •
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:298-4358 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. email@example.com 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. Family Worship Service celebrated with music at 10 a.m., Sunday School also at 10 a.m. CHAZY Sacred Heart Church - Box 549, Chazy 12921. (518) 846-7650. Sunday Masses (Ant) 4 p.m., 8 a.m. & 10 a.m. Chazy Presbyterian Church 620 Miner Farm Rd., Chazy 846-7349 Worship and Sunday School will begin at 11 a.m. email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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, email@example.com, http://www.gbgm-umc.org/ 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 - 4003Rt. 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 518-297-6529.
Telephone 518-846-7349. Sunday Service 9 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. 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 9a.m. 10-1-11 • 77168
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2010 SUZUKI GRAND VITARA PREMIUM AWD V6, Auto, Air, Fully Equipped, 15,329 mi. 2010 NISSAN SENTRA 2.0S 4 Dr., Auto, Air, Fully Equipped, 13,118 mi. 2010 NISSAN VERSA 1.85 H/B 4 Dr., 6 Spd., A/C, Tilt, 15,528 mi. 2009 NISSAN VERSA 1.85 H/B 4 Dr., 6 Spd., A/C, Fully Equipped, 24,690 mi. 2009 NISSAN MAXIMA SV 4 Dr., V6, Auto, Leather, P/sunroof, Fully Equipped, 31,106 mi. 78707
2009 NISSAN ROGUE SL 4 Dr., Auto, AWD, Fully Loaded, 40,708 mi. 85223
Telephone Exchange Directory (518)
236.............................................................Altona/Mooers 251................................................................North Creek 293......................................................................Saranac 297..............................................................Rouses Point 298...................................................................Champlain 327....................................................... .........Paul Smiths 352..............................................................Blue Mt. Lake 358..............................................................Ft. Covington 359................................................................Tupper Lake 483........................................................................Malone 492.................................................................Dannemora 493.................................................................West Chazy 494................................................................Chestertown 497................................................................Chateaugay 499.....................................................................Whitehall 523.................................................................Lake Placid 529...........................................................................Moria 532..............................................................Schroon Lake 543.........................................................................Hague 546.......................................................Port Henry/Moriah 547.......................................................................Putnam 561-566..........................................................Plattsburgh 576....................................................Keene/Keene Valley 581,583,584,587...................................Saratoga Springs 582....................................................................Newcomb 585................................................................Ticonderoga 594..........................................................Ellenburg Depot 597................................................................Crown Point 623...............................................................Warrensburg 624...................................................................Long Lake 638............................................................Argyle/Hartford 639......................................................................Fort Ann 642......................................................................Granvil e 643............................................................................Peru 644............................................................Bolton Landing 647............................................... .............Ausable Forks 648.................................................................Indian Lake 654........................................................................Corinth 668...............................................................Lake George 695................................................................Schuylervil e 735............................................................Lyon Mountain 746,747...................................Fort Edward/Hudson Falls 743,744,745,748,761,792,793,796,798..........Glens Falls 834...................................................................Keesevil e 846..........................................................................Chazy 856.............................................................Dickerson Ctr. 873...................................................Elizabethtown/Lewis 891..............................................................Saranac Lake 942......................................................................Minevil e 946..................................................................Wilmington 962......................................................................Westport 963..........................................................Wil sboro/Essex
2009 NISSAN MURANO SL AWD, V6, Auto, Air, Leather, P/sunroof, Fully Euipped, 32,611 mi. 2009 NISSAN FRONTIER CREW CAB LE 4X4 4 Dr., V6, Auto, Air, Leather, Fully Equipped, 12,969 mi. 2008 NISSAN SENTRA 2.0S 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Auto, Air, Fully Equipped, 30,358 mi. 2008 NISSAN XTERRA S 4X4 4 Dr., V6, Auto, Air, Fully Equipped, 49,071 mi. 2008 NISSAN VERSA 1.8S 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Auto, Air, Fully Equipped, 63,831 mi.
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2008 NISSAN ALTIMA 2.5S 4 Dr., Auto, Air, Fully Equipped, 60,677 mi. 2008 NISSAN ALTIMA 2.5S 4 Dr., Auto, Air, Fully Equipped, 38,320 mi. 2008 NISSAN ALTIMA 2.5SL 4 Dr., Auto, Leather, P/sunroof, Fully Equipped, 31,479 mi. 2008 PONTIAC G6 4 Dr., Auto, Air, P/sunroof, Fully Equipped, 39,526 mi. 2008 NISSAN ROGUE SL AWD 4 Dr., Auto, Air, Fully Equipped, 39,168 mi. 2007 NISSAN SENTRA 2.0S 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Auto, Air, Fully Equipped, 59,817 mi.
2007 PONTIAC G6 SPORT 4 Dr., Auto, Air, P/sunroof, Fully Equipped, 58,448 mi.
Addison Eagle / Green Mountain Outlook
CENTRAL NEW YORK: Eagle Newspapers
ADIRONDACKS SOUTH: Times of Ti, Adirondack Journal, News Enterprise
The Burgh, Valley News, North Countryman
2007 PONTIAC G5 2 DR. COUPE 4 Cyl., 5 Spd., Air, Fully Equipped, 58,714 mi. 2007 TOYOTA RAV4 AWD, 4 Dr., Auto, Air, Fully Equipped, 50,754 mi. 2007 NISSAN FRONTIER KING CAB SE 4X4 V6, Auto, Air, Fully Equipped, 57,834 mi. 2006 FORD FOCUS ZX4 SES 4 Dr., Auto, Air, P/sunroof, Fully Equipped, 63,086 mi. 2006 HYUNDAI SONATA GLS 4 Dr.,V6, Auto, Air, P/sunroof, Fully Equipped, 44,556 mi. 2005 CHRYSLER SEBRING TOURING CONV. 2 Dr, V6, Auto, Air, Leather, Fully Equipped, 71,601 mi.
2005 TOYOTA TACOMA ACCESS CAB 4X4 4 Cyl., 4x4, 5 Spd., Air, Tilt, Bedliner, 62,471 mi.
2004 TOYOTA TUNDRA Reg. Cab, 4x2, V6, Auto, Air, Bedliner, 52,509 mi.
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2003 CHEVY S-10 REG CAB 4x2, 4 Cyl., Auto, Air, Bedliner, 70,282 mi.
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1999 PONTIAC FIREBIRD COUPE 4 Dr., Auto, Air, Fully Equipped, 57,865 mi.
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247......................................................................Brandon 372...................................................................Grand Isle 388..................................................................Middlebury 425.....................................................................Charlotte 434....................................................................Richmond 438..............................................................West Rutland 453......................................................Bristol/New Haven 462......................................................................Cornwall 475..................................... ..................................Panton 482...................................................................Hinesburg 545...................................................................Weybridge 655.....................................................................Winooski 658....................................................................Burlington 758.......................................................................Bridport 759..... .................................................................Addison 654,655,656,657,658,660,860,862,863,864,865,951,985 ..........................................................................Burlington 877...................................................................Vergennes 769,871,872,878,879................................Essex Junction 893..........................................................................Milton 897...................................................................Shoreham 899......................................................................Underhil 948..........................................................................Orwell 888...................................................................Shelburne
2009 NISSAN ALTIMA 2.5S 4 Dr., Auto, Air, Fully Equipped, 31,035 mi.
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October 29, 2011
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2007 Ford Focus SE
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