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Surveys will help decide fate of Dr. Clark’s house Town residents asked to voice input by Jan. 1 By Sarah L. Cronk sarah@denpubs.com CHAZY — After Dr. George Clark passed away in May, his house was left to the Alice T. Miner Museum. Now, the museum needs to decide where to go from there. Museum members hope the residents of the town of Chazy, including Sciota and West Chazy, will want to accept the house, with various ideas for plans to be decided. “Really, we would like the building to be used for the benefit of the whole town,” said museum board member David Martin. To determine what the people of the town would like to see of the building, a survey has been created, which Martin is asking people to complete by Friday, Jan. 1.

“We really would like people to know there is a survey and we hope they’ll participate,” he said. “It’s a great opportunity for the town of Chazy if we can develop a plan for using it and we would like that plan to be based on what the people in the town want.” If the circa 1813 house, located on Fiske Road, is not accepted by the museum within a year, the house will be surrendered to the Clinton County Historical Association. One potential issue with the museum accepting the house is the economic feasibility of the museum, explained Town Supervisor Staub G. Spiegel. “That’s the main concern right now is just seeing if it can all work. It would be a beautiful addition to the town to keep it as part of the history,” he added. According to Richard West, a

local builder, the house is in good shape. “But, of course any house needs a little bit of this and a little bit of that,” said Martin. In brainstorming options for the house, if the museum does accept it, Martin said there would be an exhibit in memory of Clark’s mother, Harriet, who collected furniture. “For instance, in Sciota, there used to be a furniture factory back in the 1800s,” explained Martin. “He has a bed, a school bed that was made in the Sciota Manufacturing Company.” Located in the house is another bed, which belonged to William H. Seward, the former Secretary of State known for purchasing Alaska for the U.S. Other ideas would be an exhibit devoted to childhood, as some of Clark’s toys and books from his childhood are still lo-

Dr. George Clark’s house, located on Fiske Road, has been left to the Alice T. Miner Museum. They have one year to decide if they want to use it. Photo submitted

cated in the house. However, there would be other plans for the house, besides exhibitions. Mar-

tin is hoping to have a reception hall as well as other programs. See HOUSE, page 3

Parade of Toys Getting creative for the holiday season celebrates its 25-year history By Sarah L. Cronk sarah@denpubs.com

By Sarah L. Cronk sarah@denpubs.com ROUSES POINT — Twenty-five years ago, Peg Barcomb approached the village board to present the idea of a Parade of Toys. Today, the annual holiday kickoff continues. In 1984, after hearing about a Parade of Bears being hosted somewhere in the country, Barcomb decided the village of Rouses Point should host a similar event. After approaching then-Mayor Paul Cloutier and the trustees, it was decided to have a Parade of Toys, so children and adults could bring their favorite toy, not just a teddy bear. “The first year we had several, including the mayor, and they all brought one of their favorite child’s toys of what they had when they were kids,” recalled Barcomb. The young and old alike marched from the Dodge Memorial Library to Rouse Park on Lake Street. After a successful first year, some women in the village decided to have hot cocoa and cookies for everybody at the park. See PARADE, page 10 2009 Ford Escape** STK#U17U, Rental Repurchase, 18,668 miles $21,900 2009 Ford Fusion Sport** STK#T94T, 1 Owner, 5,513 miles $20,900 *with 6 year/100,000 mile powertrain warranty on certified pre-owned

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United Way donations help local people, not pad pockets, executive director says “This is a story that’s resurfaced from June 2008,” said Bernardi. “It looks like [CBS News] was doing a story on charitable giving and just pulled this up as an example.” Recently, Kirk A. Stallsmith, vice president of the local United Way’s board of directors, learned of concerns regarding making donations to the organization from employees of Georgia-Pacific in Plattsburgh, where Stallsmith serves as general manager. Several employees had seen or learned of the CBS News report and mentioned they wouldn’t participate in donating to the United Way campaign as a result. Stallsmith immediately responded to the concerns by issuing a company-wide e-mail which clarified several key points in the news report. “People need to be cautious when they read or hear something on the news and not draw broad assumptions,” said Stallsmith. “It was clear by reading the CBS report that there was a branch of the United Way and a few select other charitable organizations

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“Nobody on the staff is getting a huge salary or bonuses or anything of that nature.”

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where perhaps the board and the leadership of the organization lost track of their ultimate mission.” Stallsmith also noted there are “vast differences in the size and scope of charitable groups depending on the population base they are serving.” “I would certainly expect a CEO of the United Way branch in a large metropolitan area to make a larger salary than someone in a small community with a small staff,” said Stallsmith. “It essentially becomes comparable to the size and scope of the fund raising and support effort.” However, the salary of the former executive director at the Charlotte United Way, was, in Stallsmith’s opinion, “absurd.” “The person who took over the position with a lower salary appeared to be in the proper compensation range given the responsibilities,” he said, adding however, there may be significant details not given to the CBS reporter that provided “some justification for how she was compensated.” “On the surface, it certainly sends a very poor message and I am sure in Charlotte, many United Way donors are seeking answers to their questions,” he said. The North Country, said Stallsmith, is fortunate to have a group of local community leaders who “understand what it means to serve, what the expectations are and the responsibilities associated.” “The people that I have met on the charitable boards in the North Country take their role very seriously and they do so with a very high sense of ethics and integrity,” he said. “Just because one thing occurred at one district, states away, does not make it a common practice nor should it paint a broad picture of United Way in general.”

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Bernardi agreed, adding the report has “created obvious concerns.” “The idea, from our standpoint, is to let people know that we’re very healthy and our salaries are in line with other human service providers in the region. Nobody on the staff is getting a huge salary or bonuses or anything of that nature,” said Bernardi, who disclosed the combined annual salary for himself and two other employees of the local organization is approximately $140,000. Bernardi further noted only 12 percent of donations specifically designated for the local United Way goes toward administrative and management expenses, which he said is “quite low.” Onehundred percent of donations to specific partner agencies, however, go directly to those agencies, he said. “In our case, every penny goes to the organization,” Bernardi said. When compared to the United Way of Central Carolinas, the service area of the local United Way as well as the population served is a fraction of the size, said Bernardi. That’s even given the recent expansion of United Way of Clinton and Essex Counties into Franklin County, he added. “It’s increased the size of our service area significantly, both geographically and by population,” said Bernardi. “It’s significant, but we’re lucky in some respects because we do have a great network of volunteers. “Expanding into Franklin County is clearly going to be a big challenge,” Bernardi added. “We do think it’s going to be, in the long run, great for the region.” Though the organization is now in the process of “building relationships and beginning to form a positive presence in Franklin County,” the main focus of the current fundraising campaign of United Way of Clinton and Essex Counties will be on raising $700,000 for its existing 33 partner agencies, said Bernardi. The campaign is approaching the half-way mark, which is important, he added, because “the needs are so great” in the region. “We’re getting there,” said Bernardi. “We’d like to be a little further ahead, but we remain optimistic that we’re going to be able to make the goal.”

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Santa Night returning to help Christmas Bureau By Jeremiah S. Papineau jeremiah@denpubs.com PLATTSBURGH — When Thanksgiving is over, many people’s thoughts turn to Christmas, and it’s no different for Alice E. Heckard. Heckard, along with Tammy J. Perrotte, oversees The Christmas Bureau, and this is the time of year when the nonprofit organization really begins to pick up steam, said Heckard. The nonprofit organization begins organizing donations of toys, clothing and other gifts to distribute to lowincome families in need at Christmastime. It’s a tradition that’s continued for more than 40 years. “[The Christmas Bureau] was started by a small group of women from local churches in the 1960s, I believe, and it grew from there,” explained Heckard. “They started by collecting food baskets then eventually started collecting used toys.” The operation grew over the years and even changed hands in coordination, Heckard said. Eventually, the Joint Council for Economic Opportunity of

House From page 1 “We’re fishing for ideas,” said Martin. If interested in voicing your opinion about Clark’s home, the Chazy-Westport Telephone Company will be sending out a copy of the survey to all of their customers. The survey will also be located at D & D Market in Sciota, Guma’s Restaurant and Dodge Library

Clinton and Franklin Counties coordinated the distributions — which then began consisting of new toys — and did so for a number of years until The Christmas Bureau was officially created as its own 501(c)(3) nonprofit. “It’s more like a business now than ever,” said Heckard. “And, it keeps getting better.” Heckard attributes the support of The Christmas Bureau to the generosity of people in the North Country, especially those behind an event known as “Santa Night.” The annual event involves members of the community dressing in holiday style and visiting local restaurants and bars, serenading patrons with Christmas carols. “Since they started doing this, every year it’s grown and gotten better and better,” said Heckard. “They started out by buying us toys to give to the families and now they give us a large amount of money each year. And, they still buy us toys and other things we need. It’s amazing.” Christopher J. Huchro, a financial advisor with West Bay Financial Group, coordinates Santa Night each year and said he is also overwhelmed with

the support Santa Night participants give year after year. “We want to help the less fortunate and there’s no simpler way than getting people on a bus and going to eight or nine places and singing — sometimes terribly — to raise money and bring attention to The Christmas Bureau,” said Huchro. Santa Night participants raise money to go caroling the second Friday each December, said Huchro, and collect any donations they receive that night to give to The Christmas Bureau. “And, we’re always recruiting more people to join us,” said Huchro. “We never know how many people we’re going to have.” Last year, roughly 40 people joined in on the Santa Night festivities, raising more than $23,000. This year ’s fundraising goal for Santa Night is $30,000, said Huchro. “We’re going to try really hard to make it,” he said, adding it will take the participation of even more people this year. “We need them to come out, even if they don’t have the

greatest singing voice,” he said, laughing. “It’s just a great time.” Heckard said by people getting into the spirit of the season, like with Santa Night, more and more families are helped every year. And, in a year following one of national economic decline, Heckard feels this year The Christmas Bureau will be needed more than ever. “We helped 1,138 families

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n many areas, shoppers have several grocery stores to choose from. The same area may have smaller grocery markets, discount grocers that offer “everyday low prices” and large-scale, major-chain supermarkets. Many people tend to consider large supermarkets to be more expensive than their low-price, themed counterparts. This is a reputation that the large supermarkets typically don’t deserve, as they can be some of the best places to save big. Consider this point: Grocery stores that offer “everyday low prices” definitely have prices that are not too high. But prices here are also usually not too low, either. These stores offer the same prices on items week to week, with few to no sales. By contrast, the larger supermarkets offer “high/low” prices. On any given day, it’s true about half the items’ prices will be higher at the supermarket than at an “everyday low price” store. But prices on the other half of the items will be lower. Those are the items that Super-Couponers watch for price drops on. When the prices take a big dip, that’s when we can move in with our coupons and bring the price down even more. This is an advantage supermarkets can have over other stores. During a typical 12-week sales cycle at a supermarket, the price of any particular item will fluctuate from high to low. But just once during that time does the price hit its lowest low — we call this the “12-week-low.” This is the lowest price that item will appear at during the price cycle. Why is it a good idea to watch for these 12-week-lows? That 12-week-low price is typically 50 percent lower than the regular shelf price. Any time we’re able to buy something for half the original price, even without a coupon, it’s

time to buy it! Of course, we also want to use coupons at that point to bring the price down even more. With coupons we can often save 70 percent or more off the original price. Here’s an example. A box of granola bars is usually $3.29 at my large supermarket. The same brand of granola bars is $2.99 at an “every-day low price” grocery in town. The grocery store doesn’t change or cycle its prices; the granola bars are $2.99 every single day. But at the supermarket, the granola bars will go on sale numerous times over the By Jill Cataldo next 12 weeks. Some weeks the bars will be the full $3.29, but other weeks the price will be lower … and lower still. I watched the bars over several weeks and saw them go on sale for $2.99, and $2.49 and $1.99. But one week, the bars dropped again, to “2 for $3,” or $1.50 a box. During this entire time, I was holding onto a $1 coupon for the granola bars. When the bars hit $1.50, they were now on sale for less than half their original price. I used my $1 coupon and took the box home for 50 cents. If I had purchased the granola bars at the “every-day low price” store with my $1 coupon, I would still have paid $1.99 a box. But I picked them up for a quarter of that price … at the larger, so-called “more expensive” supermarket!

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Chazy celebrates boys and girls soccer success a very good season,” McAuliffe added. “But, when we stood out on that stage in Oneonta yesterday, the team that wasn’t supposed to do anything, did a whole lot and we’re CHAZY — After a long weekend for the boys and girls varsity soccer teams from very proud of these boys.” During the assembly, the girls varsity Chazy Central Rural School, an assembly team was also on stage, taking second place was held Nov. 23 in honor of their success. in the state. The boys varsity team, coached by Rob “I think the hardest thing about standing McAuliffe, played rival Hamilton Nov. 21 in Oneonta, beating them 2-1. On Sunday, the up here is all of us love to win,” said girls varsity coach Karen Sherman-Trombley. “We boys were announced the state champions all want to win. We all want to celebrate a for Class D, after beating Northville 1-0. win.” “On Saturday, we played a team that beat Despite coming in second place in the us last year in the state finals,” explained state against Section V’s Arkport at Homer McAuliffe during the assembly. “It was a difficult task, we knew that. That was al- High School, Sherman-Trombley couldn’t deny how proud she was of her team. ways hanging over us.” “One of the things I think we forget, especially in a small town ... is being a part of Chazy and being able to wear the jerseys that the guys get to wear and the girls get to wear,” she said. “And walking on that field and seeing our fans yell ‘Chazy!’ Everybody knows Chazy.” Sherman-Trombley also stated the stats for the girls team, with their record being 21-0-1, scoring 107 goals, and only letting five goals slip through from opposing teams. “So, the goal that was scored against us on Saturday, was our fifth goal all season that was scored on us,” explained Sherman-Trombley. To put everything into perspective for the students at the assembly, who ranged from kindergarten to 12th grade, superintendent Kevin R. Mulligan explained a few statistics. “Two teams that represented, out of a possible eight teams, four for the boys, four for the girls, you’re looking at two teams that came back with Chazy Central Rural School’s girls varsity coach Karen Sherman- medals, with plaques, with Trombley speaks of how proud she was of the girls team making championships,” said Mulligan. “Our girls team, they did it to the final four, during an assembly held at the school. lose the finals, they lost a very tough game to Arkport, but they came in second place out of close to 200 “To go there and to play the way we did and to come from behind to beat Hamilton schools in New York State.” Mulligan also explained no other school in ... was a special moment for us,” he added. Coming to the field on Sunday, McAuliffe the state was able to have an assembly like took note of the eight or nine seniors from CCRS, because no other school had both Northville who started the game, against the boys and girls varsity soccer teams in the final four. freshmen and sophomores from CCRS. “We are the only school in New York State “They’ve got kids who weigh 200 pounds that can have an assembly that has number and I’ve got kids who weigh 120 pounds,” he said. “It’s difficult, but there’s something one and number two on stage together,” he said. special about these boys.”

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Alzheimer’s Disease Assistance Center continues advancements By Sarah L. Cronk

History of the center

sarah@denpubs.com PLATTSBURGH — When Dr. Taher Zandi began the Alzheimer ’s Disease Assistance Center in 1987, there was little he could do for his patients. “Basically, we would assess the patients, and we had about 30 percent probability of accurate assessment,” Zandi, a clinical neuropsychologist, explained. “So, 70 percent we didn’t know. Now, we’re at about 80 percent accuracy.” Other progresses made in the last 20 years include being able to assess a patient, and if determined to have Alzheimer ’s disease, offer them medication. “Twenty years ago, they would come here, and I would assess them and I would diagnose them ... and I had nothing to offer them,” he recalled. In matching with the advancements on how to treat the disease, services have increased as well. “We have so many things going around in this area, which we had nothing in the past,” said Zandi. “It was more like a death sentence in the past.” Some of the services Zandi refers to are the Third Age Adult Day Center, which has been a “home away from home” for patients since 1990. The Alzheimer ’s Disease Assistance Center sponsors the day center, which provides educational, social, physical and therapeutic recreational activities. Located in Sibley Hall at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, the day center also allows patients to work on hobbies, be motivated, and increase their self-esteem. “[Before the day center] there were only caregivers,” Zandi said. “So, things have certainly improved.”

Types of Alzheimer’s The Alzheimer ’s Disease Assistance Center serves the people of Clinton, Franklin, Essex and St. Lawrence counties. Throughout the four counties, 12 percent of the population are vulnerable to Alzheimer ’s. “They’re over age 65,” said Zandi of the 12 percent. “As the age increases, the vulnerability increases. If somebody is in the range of 74 or over, and they have some memory problems, they are better off to get in touch with a provider or get in touch with us, so we can do assessment and treat them.” However, some people are at risk for Alzheimer ’s, not be-

When Zandi opened the Alzheimer ’s Disease Assistance Center 22 years ago, it was the only one of its kind in the area. “There was absolutely nothing here for the older adults,” he said. “When you look to a bigger city, event as big as Albany, which is not that big, you had a multitude of services for geriatrics. We had none in the area.” By having a center in the area, Zandi was able to work with patients to keep them in the mild to moderate stage of Alzheimer ’s. “Typically, if you have a treatment in place, you can prolong the mild stage,” Zandi said. “If I can keep this person in the mild to moderate stage as much as possible, I’ve done a great thing for them versus if I let it go and treat them as if they’re just old, they’re going to fall into the severe stage and they’re going to stay in the severe stage for many years.” “Life quality is a factor,” he added.

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cause of their age, but because of genetics. “There are different versions of Alzheimer ’s disease,” explained Zandi. “There is a presenile dementia of Alzheimer ’s disease, which happens before age 65. That is the most hereditary version of the disease.” For those who may be worried they are at risk for Alzheimer ’s because one or both parents suffered from the disease, Zandi said it’s best not to worry about it. “We can always collect what we call a baseline,” he said. So, if somebody is thinking that ‘Oh gosh, something might happen to me,’ we can always do a baseline for that and see how they do down the road. Nevertheless, I don’t see any particular reason for people doing that, simply because it’s anxiety provoking.” The other version of Alzheimer ’s disease, is post-senile dementia, which occurs in people over the age of 65, and is often less hereditary.

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he Alzheimer ’s Caregiver Support Groups meet at eight locations throughout Northeastern NY. The following is a list of meeting times and places.

Elizabethtown Second Wednesday of the month at the Horace Nye Nursing Home conference room, Park Street. 12 p.m.

Hogansburg Third Thursday of the month at the senior center, 29 Business Park Road. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Malone First Wednesday of the month at the Third Age Adult Center, 24 Fourth St., Suite 7. 7 p.m.

Plattsburgh First Monday of the month, State University of New York at Plattsburgh, Sibley Hall, Rugar Street. 11 a.m. Note: Respite provided. Must call Third Age Adult Day Center at 564-2329 to register before 2 p.m. on the Friday before.

Saranac Lake Fourth Thursday of the month at the Adirondack Medical Center first floor conference room, Lake Colby Drive. 6 p.m.

Ticonderoga Second Tuesday of the month at the InterLakes Health, Ethan Allan Library, 1019 Wicker St., 4 p.m. For more information regarding the caregivers support group, contact the Alzheimer ’s Disease Assistance Center at 564-3377.

Evaluation The center is a neuropsychological site, which offers an extensive evaluation of both mood and memory in patients. “The reason we do mood is because so much of the mood difficulties will translate into memory difficulties,” Zandi explained. “It just robs you of memory, concentration, things like that.” During an assessment of a patient, to determine whether or not they have Alzheimer ’s, Zandi will meet with the client for three to four hours and decide on the best course of treatment, with follow-ups every six months.

Why is it so important to be treated for Alzheimer ’s, instead of letting it run its course? “From the economic perspective, it’s a huge difference,” Zandi explained. “The cost of going to a nursing home is about $85,000 a year. People can’t afford it, so they go on Medicaid. Then, Medicaid breaks down, as we know.” Instead, Zandi believes spending $15,000 on medications and treatment is a much better way of helping the patient, and they are able to stay at home. During the severe stage of Alzheimer ’s, Zandi also explained a patient is at greater risk of wandering away from home, not being able to take care of themselves, and will be unable to recognize things around them. “They jeopardize their lives,” said Zandi. Also during the severe stage, patients are at risk of ending up in a vegetative state. “You’re really not functioning,” he said. “You’re living, you’re alive, but you’re not really functioning on a social basis at all. And, a seizure may occur.”

Looking to the future Zandi pointed out the number of changes that have taken place, in terms of Alzheimer ’s disease, in the past 20 years. During the next 20 years, Zandi expects even more advancements in medicine. He also believes if people understand some of the risk factors of getting Alzheimer ’s, the number of people affected will decrease. “Lifestyles are very important,” Zandi said. “So, for the people to eat good, exercise, stay away from smoking and too much alcohol, is something that will help them a lot as they get older.” According to Zandi, statistics have shown people with poor diet and those who smoke are at great risk for high cholesterol, hypertension, and diabetes — diseases often associated with the heart. “These are the three enemies of the brain,” he explained. “We typically look at it from the heart perspective, but anything that goes back to the heart, goes to the brain. Also, Zandi expects there will be a way to take out the gene that causes Alzheimer ’s, which will reduce the chance for it to be hereditary.

For more information If interested in learning more about the Alzheimer ’s Disease Assistance Center, located at Sibley Hall at SUNY Plattsburgh, call 564-3377 or visit their Web site at www.www.plattsburgh.edu/offices/centers/cisp/adac.

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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

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: chazypres@westelcom.com

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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. steeples3@primelink1.net St. Mary’s Catholic Church Church Street, Champlain Saturday Anticipated Mass, 5 p.m. Sunday services, 8 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. St. Joseph’s Church Mason Road, Champlain Saturday Anticipated Mass, 7:30 p.m.

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, pastoral@twcny.rr.com, www.TroyConference.org/mooers

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.

ROUSES POINT St. Patrick’s Catholic Church Lake Street, Rouses Point. Saturday Anticipated Mass: 4 p.m.; Sunday Masses: 8 a.m. and 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. The Rev. David A. Spaulding. 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 9 a.m. 11-14-09 • 27947

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Saturday, Nov. 28 LAKE PLACID — Harvest Market, Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Dr., 12-4 p.m. WHALLONSBURG — Square dancing with Gary FInney and the Upstate Boys, Whallonsburg Grange Hall, State Route 22, 7-9 p.m. $5 per person, children younger than 12, free. 962-4386. PLATTSBURGH — Production of “The Nutcracker,” Hartman Theater in Myers Fine Arts Building, SUNY Plattsburgh, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. 534-9334 or www.balletplattsburgh.org. PLATTSBURGH — Crow Party performs with guests Lost Dog, Monopole, 7 Protection Ave., 10 p.m. www.monopole.org. PLATTSBURGH — Hot Neon Magic performs, Olive Ridley’s, 37 Court St., 10 p.m. www.oliveridleys.com.

Sunday, Nov. 29 PLATTSBURGH — Production of “The Nutcracker,” Har tman Theater in Myers Fine Arts Building, SUNY Plattsburgh, 2 p.m. 534-9334 or www.balletplattsburgh.org.

Monday, Nov. 30 Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library Bookmobile stops: Port Kent Post Office, 31 First St., 1:30-2 p.m.; Keeseville Country Gardens, Hill Street, 2:15-2:45 p.m.; Curtains, Curtains, Curtains parking lot, 24 Rectory St., Clintonville, 3-3:30 p.m.; Ada Court, Cliff Haven, 4:15-4:45 p.m

Tuesday, Dec. 1 ROUSES POINT — Rouses Point Playgroup, Champlain Children’s Learning Center, 10 Clinton St., 10 a.m.-12 p.m. 314-1191. For children ages 0-6. PLATTSBURGH — Storytime for preschoolers, Plattsburgh Public Library, 19 Oak St., 10:30-11 a.m. SARANAC — Tomato Grafting Workshop, Campbell’s Greenhouse, 35 Ryan Road, 1-3 p.m.561-7450. PLATTSBURGH — Plattsburgh Green Committee monthly meeting, Plattsburgh Public Library second floor, 19 Oak St., 6 p.m. ROUSES POINT — Music Appreciation Club hosts Adrian Carr, Dodge Memorial

Library, 144 Lake St., 7 p.m. DANNEMORA — Adult book club, Dannemora Free Library, 1168 Cook St., 7 p.m. SARANAC LAKE — Saranac Lake Green Drinks, Captain Cook’s Bar and Grill, 48 Broadway, 8 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 2 DANNEMORA — Story hour, Dannemora Free Library, 1168 Cook St., 11:15 a.m. Ages 3 and older. WILMINGTON — Holiday wrapping paper workshop, Wilmington E. M. Cooper Memorial Public Library, 5751 State Route 86, 3-4 p.m. Reservations requested. 9467701. PLATTSBURGH — Storytime, Plattsburgh Public Library, 19 Oak St., 6:30-7:15 p.m. PLATTSBURGH — Champlain Valley Sweet Adelines, North Country Alliance Church, 7 Northern Ave., 6:30 p.m. Rides available. 563-6151. PLATTSBURGH — Adirondack Jazz Orchestra performs, Olive Ridley’s, 37 Court St., 8 p.m. www.oliveridleys.com.

Thursday, Dec. 3 Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library Bookmobile stops: Senior Citizens Council of Clinton County, 5139 N. Catherine St., Plattsburgh, 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Vilas Home, 61 Beekman St., Plattsburgh, 11:45 p.m.; Flynn Ave., Plattsburgh, between senior apartments, 2-2:30 p.m.; Pine Rest Trailer court, Treadwells Mills, 3:15-3:45. SARANAC LAKE — Children’s story hour, Saranac Lake Free Library, 109 Main St., 10:30 a.m. 891-4190. LAKE PLACID — Children’s story hour, Lake Placid Library, 2471 Main St., 10:30 a.m. ELIZABETHTOWN — ElizabethtownLewis Chamber of Commerce Holiday Shopping Night. Town-wide. 5-8 p.m. LAKE PLACID — Joy to the Children benefit, Mirror Lake Inn, 77 Mirror Lake Dr., 6-9 p.m. ROUSES POINT — Christmas cardmaking class, Gaines Marina, 141 Lake St., 6:30-9 p.m. Registration required. 2064078. KEESEVILLE — Share a Piece of Local History with Anderson Falls Heritage Soci-

This week’s theme: “Literal translations?” ACROSS 1 Soft drink option 8 Regal rod 15 Get ready to eat? 20 Blue books? 21 Way over the ocean 22 Overcome glossophobia 23 TOG? 25 Law school subject 26 Pot creators 27 NASA rank 28 One of Jason’s men 30 Country’s Acuff et al. 31 Annual parade city since 1890 35 Like the vb. “be," e.g. 36 Shipbuilding wood 38 GLIBNESS? 44 H, as in “Hera” 47 Multicolored 49 Cantina fare 50 Symphonic wind 51 FELT? 55 Song on the Beatles’ “Revolver” album 57 Political position 58 Mecca for N.Y.C. art lovers 59 Penguin on skates, for short 61 Nautical pronoun 62 1968 self-titled folk album 63 Cock and bull 64 Pieces of 8? 66 GOES? 69 RAGE? 74 Squeezes (out) 75 Cancels 76 Island accessories

78 Monk’s address 81 Shocked intakes 84 “All __": 1984 film featuring an old song of the same name 85 Overly affected 87 Confessions may be given under it 89 SING? 92 Old Roman road 93 Picked 95 Silverware point 96 Light period 97 EARTH? 101 Micro ending 103 Mortgage pmt. component 104 Canal locale 106 B’way ticket abbr. 110 “Says who?" 115 Nitwit 116 Mild cigar 117 It’s traditionally placed to the right of the knife 118 STOP? 123 “Not possible” 124 12:30, on a ship 125 Beckett contemporary 126 Stuffs 127 Bargain hunter’s stop 128 Like some markets

DOWN 1 Olive Oyl’s creator 2 Maine town named for a Penobscot chief 3 Eccentric 4 Bear witness 5 __ XII, WWII pope

ety, Keeseville Civic Center, second floor, 7 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 4 . ELIZABETHTOWN — ElizabethtownWestport Garden Club’s 55th annual Greens Tea, United Church of Christ, 7580 Court St., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 873-6493. ESSEX — Holiday Sampler art exhibit, Cupola House Gallery, 2278 Main St. 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. 963-7494. LAKE PLACID — Harvest Market, Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Dr., 12-4 p.m. MORRISONVILLE — ADK Club Algonquin Chapter Annual Pot Luck, Clinton County Fairgrounds Conservation Building, 74 Fairgrounds Road, 5:30 p.m. Bring dish to share, own place setting and cup. PLATTSBURGH — Benjamin Bright performs, Olive Ridley’s, 37 Court St., 6 p.m. www.oliveridleys.com. PLATTSBURGH — Family swim night, CVPH Wellness Center, 295 New York Road, 7-9 p.m. www.townofplattsburgh.com. LAKE PLACID — Film depiction of slavery and racism in the time of John Brown, Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Dr., 7 p.m. JAY — Zip City performance to benefit JEMS, Amos and Julia Ward Theatre, 8 p.m. WILLSBORO — Champlain Valley Film Society movie “The Hurt Locker,” Willsboro Central School, 29 School Lane, 8 p.m. www.cvfilms.org.

Saturday, Dec. 5 KEESEVILLE — Keeseville United Methodist Church’s 7th Annual Holiday Gala, Keeseville Elks Lodge, 1 Elks Lane, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Luncheon served from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Gifts for sale, silent auction, bale sale and more. Photos with Santa for $5 per picture from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. MALONE — Free pancake breakfast, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 34 Elm St., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Santa and Mrs. Claus to visit at 10 a.m. 521-3477. LAKE PLACID — John Brown Symposium, High Peaks Resort, 2384 Saranac Ave., 9 a.m. March to John Brown’s grave to follow. SARANAC LAKE — 2009 Winterfair

6 Text-interpreting technology, briefly 7 Flattened 8 Gulf War foe 9 Poet John who translated Dante’s “Divine Comedy” 10 Stumble 11 Mideast political gp. 12 Letter before upsilon 13 Sicilian resort 14 Put through one’s paces again 15 Copter blades 16 Curling gadget 17 Legal opening? 18 Rebuke before the senate 19 Cheep place to stay? 24 Ambulance letters 29 Welcoming ones 31 Revolutionary pamphleteer 32 Crowd seen at a film festival? 33 Around the corner 34 Marketing pro 37 “Beowulf," for one 39 Indiana senator 40 Beantown team, casually 41 Certain PCs 42 Early matchmaker 43 Type of therapy 44 Film feline 45 Aquarium swimmer 46 Riding for __: acting overconfidently 48 Yankees’ #5, familiarly 52 Govt. security 53 Flight training milestone 54 Iowa State home 56 Classy entranceway 60 Metallica drummer Ulrich 63 Slob’s creation 65 Farm storage spots 67 Ticker tapes, briefly? 68 Second time to the top 69 Sass 70 Pollster Roper 71 Warning 72 Far from fragrant 73 New York town on the Susquehanna 75 Reagan biographer Peggy 77 Discman maker 78 S&L protector 79 Dr. who wrote “Sex for Dummies” 80 Word after Bay, gray or play 82 Magic word 83 Bite-sized food 85 Pavarotti, e.g. 86 Metal containers 88 Seaside raptor 90 Member of many an idol’s fan base

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and Gift Shoppe, Northern Lights School, 57 Church St.,10 a.m.2 p.m. Crafts, games, puppet show, refreshments and entertainment. Admission $3 per child, $5 per adult, or $12 maximum per family. ROUSES POINT — Scrapbooking open house, Gaines Marina, 141 Lake St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 297-7000. PERU — Fall into Winter Craft Show, St. Augustine’s Church, 3035 Main St., 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Gently-used clothing, baked goods, workshops, food and entertainment by Sweet Adelines from 1-1:30 p.m. WHALLONSBURG — Holiday Craft Bazaar, Whallonsburg Grange Hall, State Route 22, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 963-4166. ESSEX — Christmas Bazaar, Essex Community Church 2743 State Route 22, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Luncheon 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. PLATTSBURGH — Christmas Tea and Bazaar, First Presbyterian Church, 34 Brinkerhoff St., 12-3 p.m. Book sale starts at 11 a.m. 561-3140. MORRISONVILLE — Square dancing, North Country Squares Building, Clinton County Fairgrounds, 84 Fairground Lane, 7 p.m. 561-5801. TUPPER LAKE — Open Mic/Broken Ear hosted by Philadelphia Jones, The Park, 8 p.m.-12 a.m. Special guests “Tres Amigos,” Yod, Ron Jones, Kirk Gagnier and others. No cover. WILLSBORO — Champlain Valley Film Society movie “The African Queen,” Willsboro Central School, 29 School Lane, 8 p.m. www.cvfilms.org or 963-8662. PLATTSBURGH — Mike and the Monsters performs, Olive Ridley’s, 37 Court St., 8 p.m. www.oliveridleys.com.

Sunday, Dec. 6 ELIZABETHTOWN — John Brown Commemorative, Adirondack History Center Museum, 7590 Court St., 873-6466. CHAZY — Friends of the Chazy Public Library Christmas open house, Chazy Public Library, 9633 State Route 9, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 314-1161 or 846-7302. WESTPORT — John Brown Coming Home, Westport Marina and Heritage House, Washington Street, 12-2 p.m. $15. 873-6466. PERU — Winter Greens Production

“Catch Me If You Can” star Trendy club Super Bowl XLII champs Act as middleman, perhaps It’s not important Liquefied by heat Rock music genre Mrs. Gorbachev Spring bloomers Accept, as a coupon Egyptian fertility goddess Shelter org. Exactly Give an edge to Disney duck princess Support staff? Geom. class line part Airer of baseball’s Division Series 121 Stephen of “Interview With the Vampire” 122 Swab

Open House, Rehoboth Homestead Farm, 66 Jabez Allen Road, 1-3 p.m. 561-7450 or alb326@cornell.edu. ELIZABETHTOWN — John Brown Coming Home, United Church of Christ and Old County Courthouse, Court Street, 3-5 p.m. 873-6466. PLATTSBURGH — Soulful Christmas Concert, SUNY Plattsburgh’s Hawkins Hall, E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Beekman Street, 5 p.m. CHAZY — Candlelight vigil to remember children who have passed away, Riverview Cemetery, 6 p.m. 846-8304 or 846-7818.

Monday, Dec. 7 LAKE PLACID — John Brown Coming Home, John Brown Farm State Historic Site, John Brown Road, 3-6 p.m. ELIZABETHTOWN — Boquet River Association annual meeting, Hand House, 8273 River St., 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 8 Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library Bookmobile stops: Lake Clear Post Office, 6373 Route 30, 11-11:45 a.m.; park across from Corner Cafe, Gabriels, 12:45-1:15 p.m.; across from town hall, Bloomingdale, 1:302 p.m.; Vermontville Post Office, 6 Cold Brooke Road, 2:15-2:45 p.m.; Church of the Assumption, 78 Clinton St., Redford, 3:30-4 p.m. ROUSES POINT — Rouses Point Playgroup, Champlain Children’s Learning Center, 10 Clinton St., 10 a.m.-12 p.m. 314-1191. For children ages 0-6. PLATTSBURGH — Storytime for preschoolers, Plattsburgh Public Library, 19 Oak St., 10:30-11 a.m. LAKE PLACID — John Brown memorial service, John Brown Farm State Historic Site, John Brown Road, 11 a.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 9 Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library Bookmobile stops: Champlain Children’s Learning Center, 10 Clinton St., Rouses Point, 12:30-1 p.m.; Nor ther n Senior Housing, corner of Route 9 and Route 11, 1:15-1:45 p.m.; Champlain Headstart, Three Steeples Church, Route 11, 1:50-2:20 p.m.; Twin Oaks Senior Housing, Altona, 3:10-3:40 p.m.; D & D Grocery, Sciota, 3:50-4:30 p.m.

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istorically, rural communities have provided their local youth with few opportunities for structured recreation beyond the scope of school sports or summer youth program offerings. Most small towns don't have the malls, gyms, movie theaters or civic centers typically found in larger communities. Recreation is often left to a child’s imagination, which can be a positive or negative outlet, depending on the direction we provide. Today’s kids are presented with a wealth of electronic attractions ranging from computers, to video games to cell phones and beyond. They will make due with the resources that are available to them. In the Adirondacks, the most readily available local recreational resources are our woods and waters. The region is blessed with a wealth of natural attractions that attract travelers from all over the world to play in our big backyard. In recent years, I’ve researched a number of opportunities and programs designed to introduce local children to the outdoors. I’ve been encouraged with what I’ve found and I’m thrilled with the range and diversity of the offerings. Throughout the Adirondacks, there are numerous opportunities for children, and their parents to develop the appropriate skills, outdoor education and appreciation to effectively enjoy the local environment. Best of all, most of the programs are offered

at little or no cost. If our children don't possess the necessary tools, skills and knowledge to utilize their surroundings, they are severely disadvantaged and underprivileged. It is a fact of life in the North Country, we must provide our own recreation! We go outside because it is in our nature to go outside. We go out to climb the mountains and to paddle the rivers, to fish the streams, to photograph the scenes and to plunge into the ponds or ski the hills. We do such things to stay in touch with something inside our being, to expand our horizons and to test ourselves. When we cease to do such things we are no longer alive, we are simply existing. There are few activities that foster the bond between parents and their children than participating in outdoor adventures, simply enjoying the woods together. The outdoors offers inclusive activities that allow both adults and kids to share equally in the experience. Such activities require cooperation and trust between adults and kids while helping to instill traditional values, connectivity with nature and a healthy lifestyle. A parent will discover more about their child in an hour of playing together than can be accomplished in a lifetime of conversation. Shared play is the most genuine act that children and adults can know. It is a fact known throughout history. Herodotus, the Greek historian claimed

The mountains, forests, lakes and streams of the Adirondacks provide an unlimited spectrum of outdoor recreation opportunities. Key to unlocking these treasures is the involvement of one responsible, adult mentor to introduce a kid to the outdoors. For the sake of your community, step up, step out and be that special person. Children will remember you! that: “Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.” I’d like to see New York institute a statewide, school based initiative to promote youth participation in the outdoors. Although numerous public and private groups are currently working to get youth interested and involved in the outdoors; the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation should be charged with the responsibility for developing a comprehensive educational/recreational program for the schools. Such a program could be be offered as a component of physical education or wellness. Increasing youth participation in outdoors is one of the major issues facing the recreation industry today. If young people are not introduced to these opportunities at

an early age, they will engage in other hobbies and interests. Remember, it’s human nature to follow the path of least resistance. The necessity of fostering the next generation of hunters, anglers, hikers, bikers, climbers, skiers and paddlers is one of the most pressing needs of the current conservation community. Today’s children will be tomorrow's policy makers. They will be making the decisions about the utilization and protection of our shared natural resources. In order to insure the viability of these lands and waters in the future, we must make efforts in the current day.

Joe Hackett is a guide and sportsman residing in Ray Brook. Contact him at brookside18@adelphia.net.

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DRY FIREWOOD, mixed hardwood, split $70 per face cord, on site. Call 518-643-9759

KENMORE WASHER 70 series, Kenmore electric dryer 80 series, GC. $300 for both. 518-668-9217.

LOG LENGTH firewood 16’ long, mixed hardwood. $1225 Delivered. Tractor Trailer Load Call 518-645-6351

MAYTAG GAS dryer, like new 100.00 obo, old mill woodstove holds 3ft logs 375.00 (518) 222-6897

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(2) 275 gallon oil tanks, used. $125/ea. call 802-869 3386

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1/2 price insulation, 4x8 sheets, high R, up to 4” thick, Blue Dow, 1/2” insul board. 518-5973876 or Cell 518-812-4815

CARPENTER AND handyman. Cabinets, closets, doors, wall units. Home repair, kitchen/bath projects, and more. From design to finishing. Lewis, NY 518-9622774

82 KAWASAKI ltd 550, 200.00 obo (518) 932-1791 AB REVOLUTIONIZER, Smart arms, aerobics step w/video (all three). $50/OBO. 802773-6129

COMPUTERS COMPUTER $80 HP Pavilion WIN98 Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse, Printer, Scanner, Great computer (518) 668-9813 Geeks-In-Route & On-site Computer & Computer Networking Services by A+ & Microsoft or CISCO Certified Technicians. If We Can\’92t Fix It, It \’92s Free! MC/DIS/AMEX/VISA. 1-866-661-GEEK (4335)

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BERNINA- BERNETT Sewing machine, heavy duty, all metal gears, new, never used, $199.00. 802-779-7177 Rutland, VT CADENCE 70E treadmill exerciser. $195. Call 518-834-7984 DIRECTV - $26 off/mo! 150 Channels & Premium Movie Channels ONLY $29.99/mo. FREE SHOWTIME - 3 mos. New customers only. 1-888-420-9472 DIRECTV SAVE $26/MO FOR A YEAR! Ask how! NO equipment to buy, NO start costs! Free DVR/HD upgrade! Other packages start $29.99/mo! Details call DirectStarTV 1-800206-4912 DISH Network. $19.99/mo, Why Pay More For TV? 100+ Channels. FREE 4-Room Install. FREE HD-DVR. Plus $600 Sign-up BONUS. Call Now! 1-888-430-9664 Get Dish - FREE Installation $19.99/mo. HBO & Showtime FREE - Over 50 HD Channels FREE. Lowest prices - No Equipment to buy! Call now for full details. 1-877554-2014. Receive $1000 in Groceries! Real relief program helping people just like you! Pay only $4.90 for your grocery voucher. Use on your favorite brands! Consumer Advocate Response introductory price. 1-800-4309507

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H.B.SMITH boiler, oil fired, 85,000 BTU. Utica indirect hot water tank includes circulator. $350/obo. 492-7191

BOY SCOUT National Jamboree Fundraiser, Queen style coffee table, Asking $100.00 OBO. 518-623-4100 COFFEE TABLE AND END TABLE. BLACK METAL WITH GLASS TOP. PIC AVAILABLE. $100. (518) 321-5310

HOLIDAY TIME 9’ artifical Christmas Tree in box. Used twice. $50 OBO. 523-7384 Kero/Oil Tank, 275 Gal., with legs, gauge, filter, used indoors, like new, $250.00. 518532-7390 KITCHEN TABLE 3.5x3.5 WITH 2 LEAVES 5 FEET x 3.5 $30.00 WARRENSBURG NY(518) 623-3957 LARGE DUTCHWEST cast iron wood stove. Used 2 winters, glass door, $1,000. 518-8736379 after 8pm. Elizabethtown LUGGAGE-NEW. 29” wheeled pull along. Dark green, $40. 518-582-2432 MATCHED PAIR light blue ceramic kitchen double sink and bar sink w/Kohler faucets $175 518-494-2747 MEMORY FOAM THERAPEUTIC NASA VISCO MATTRESSES WHOLESALE! T$299 F-$349 Q-$399 K-$499 ADJUSTABLES - $799 FREE DELIVERY 25 YEAR WARRANTY 90 NIGHT TRIAL 1-800ATSLEEP 1-800-287-5337 WWW.MATTRESSDR.COM NEW GT Express 101 double size $30. Call 518-563-1558 OMEGA 4X5 Enlarger includes 3 lenses + timer, excellent condition $300. 518-8467133 POLAROID MP4 copy camera. Excellent condition, $300. 518-846-7133. PORTABLE MIRACLE HEATER cuts heating bills 50%. Heats 1000 sq. ft. Factory Warranty. Money back guarantee. Retails $397, Limited time only $279. www.lowpricedheat.com 1-877-256-1364 PRO FORM 585 treadmill. Pro Form 490 treadmill. Roadmaster indoor bike. Electric hospital bed with mattress. Wheelchair. Wheeled walker with seat & basket. 2 regular walkers. Twin mattress. 518-293-8223. Spinette Piano “Schumer” with bench. Very good condition & in-tune $499 518-963-7144 SUNHEAT ZONE HEATER, Model SH1500, oak cabinet, used 2 months, excellent condition, $300 (518-298-2652) USED, WORKING Toyo Stove Lazer 73, needs gaskets and tightening up, $99 O.B.O. 518-236-6646 VINYL SIDING. Color light yellow. 24 square with j-channel, utility trim, and corner pieces. (518) 546-7243 WOOD BOX stove $100. 2.2 black microwave, 1-1/2 yrs. old. $50. Mini refrigerator $25. 802-886-8477.

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Electric Fireplace, very good condition, thermostat w/blower $75 518-585-7895 Lift Chair $325 518-623-2443 THOMASVILLE OVAL dining room table with 6 chairs. 42 x 70, 2 leaves. $400.00 (518) 546-3084

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MUSIC BALDWIN SPINET piano. Very good condition. Needs tuning. Makes nice Christmas gift. $490/OBO. 518-532-9555 CLARINET, VIOLIN, FLUTE, TRUMPET, Amplifier, Fender Guitar $75 each. UprightBass, Cello, Saxophone, French Horn, Drums, $189 each. Others 4-sale 1516-377-7907 GUITAR “JAY Jr.”dreadnaught guitar, in original box never been used! $84.99 (great Xmas gift) 802-459-2987

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NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, TwistFree CollarLead LLC on 7/28/09 in the business of making dog care products. The Secretary of State of NY is designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy to Dennis Thornton, the registered agent of the LLC at the business location: 210 Silver Street, Peru, Clinton County, NY NCM/CC-10/24-11/28/096TC-55671 -------------------------------A R C H E R B O D Y W O R K S , LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPY, PLLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 9/30/09. Office in Clinton Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 23 Durkee Street, Suite B, Plattsburgh, NY 12901. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. NCM/CC-10/31-12/5/096TC-55716 -------------------------------THE SHELL-IT COMPANY, LLC NOTICE OF FORMATION of a domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC): DATE OF FORMATION: The Articles of Organization were filed with the New York State Secretary of State on October 20, 2009. NEW YORK OFFICE LOCATION: Clinton County AGENT FOR PROCESS: The Secretary of State is designated as Agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. The Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC to 19 Morrison Avenue, Plattsburgh, New York 12901. PURPOSE: To engage in any lawful act or activity. NCM/CC-10/31-12/5/096TC-55703

-------------------------------THE NAME OF THE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY WPH Enterprises, LLC The date of filing of the articles of organization with the secretary of state October 2, 2009. The county in which the office of the limited liability company is to be located Clinton County. The secretary of state has been designated as agent of the limited liability company upon whom process against it may be served. The post office address within or without this state to which the secretary of state shall mail a copy of any process against it served upon him or her. WPH Enterprises, LLC 1176A State Route 9 Num 154 Champlain, NY 12919 The character or purposes of the business of such limited liability company Investment Management, operating as a domestic limited liability company under Section 206. NCM/CC-11/7-12/12/096TC-55747 --------------------------------

M A N U FA C T U R I N G , LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 09/17/09. Office Location: Clinton County, SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: The LLC, 194 Pleasant Ridge Rd., Plattsburgh, NY 12901. Purpose: to engage in any lawful act. NCM/CC-11/14-12/19/096TC-55887 -------------------------------BCM PROPERTIES LLC ("LLC") has been formed for transacting business in NY and elsewhere. 1. Articles of Organization were filed with the NY Sec. of State ("NYSS") on 10/28/09. 2. The LLC's office is in Clinton County. 3. The NYSS is designated as agent for service of process. The address in NY for NYSS to mail a copy of the process against LLC: 48 Spellman Road, Plattsburgh,

NY 12901. 4. The LLC shall engage in any activity allowed by law." NCM/CC-11/21-12/26/096TC-49051 -------------------------------BEDARD EXCAVATION LLC, a domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC) filed with the Sec of State of NY on 10/9/09. NY Office location: Clinton County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon him/her to The LLC, 62 Choiniere Rd., Rouses Point, NY 12979. General Purposes. NCM/CC-11/21-12/26/096TC-49053 -------------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION of TYMO, L.L.C. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 10/5/09. Princ. office of LLC: Clinton

NORTH COUNTRYMAN - 15 County NY. The Secretary of State is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, PO Box 975 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. Purpose: Any lawful activity. NCM/CC-11/21-12/26/096TC-49054 --------------------------------

FRENNIERS LLC. Articles of Org. filed SSNY 09/19/09. Office in Clinton County, SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 446 Spellman Road, Plattsburgh, NY 12901. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. NCM/CC-11/21-12/26/09NOTICE OF FORMA- 6TC-55900 TION of ALTA -------------------------------SOLUTIONS GROUP, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/10/09. Office location: Clinton County. Princ. office of PRE-OWNED LLC: 1182 Cumberland CARS & TRUCKS Head Rd., Plattsburgh, NY 12901. SSNY desig2008 NISSAN 350Z ROADSTER nated as agent of LLC 2 Dr., Convertible, 6 Spd., Leather, Fully Equipped, 3,147mi. upon whom process 2008 NISSAN VERSA 1.8S against it may be served. 4 Dr., Auto, Air, Fully Equipped, 30,538 mi. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the addr. of 2008 NISSAN TITAN CREW CAB XE 4X4 its princ. office. Purpose: 4 Dr., V8, Auto, Air, P/Roof, Fully Equipped, 36,827 mi. Any lawful activity. 2008 NISSAN ALTIMA 2.5S NCM/CC-11/214 Dr., Auto, Air, Fully Equipped, 18,661 mi. 912/26/09-6TC-49064 -------------------------------2008 NISSAN PATHFINDER SE

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LAKE CITY SIDING CO. LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 10/22/09. Office in Clinton Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 59 Honey Dr., Plattsburgh, NY 12901, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. NCM/CC-11/7-12/12/096TC-55743 --------------------------------

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ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION of Renaissance Village Suites LLC on Oct 5 2009 under Sec. 203 of the Limited Liability Company Law. First: Name: Renaissance Village Suites LLC Second: Located in Clinton County. Third: Designated Agent is NY Sec. of State. Principal Office at 2625 Spinnaker Drive Reno NV 89519. NCM/CC-11/14-12/19/096TC-55871 --------------------------------

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2007 NISSAN VERSA 1.8S H/B 4 Dr., Auto, Air, Fully Equipped, 43,471 mi.

2007 TOYOTA TACOMA ACCESS CAB 4x4, V6, 6 Speed, Air, Tilt, Bedliner, 31,987 mi.

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2002 CHEVY TRACKER 4X4 Hardtop, 4 Dr, 5 Speed, Air, 41,917 mi.

W A G N E R DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 11/2/09. Office in Clinton Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 14 Coastland Dr., Plattsburgh, NY 12901. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. NCM/CC-11/14-12/19/096TC-55886 -------------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF UMS

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