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A pilot pre-kindergarten class at JCS is turning out to be a success. See Page 2

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Jamie Mitchell of Indian Lake eats jalapenos as he wins last year’s contest.

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Newcomb-Indian Lake snowmobile trail now open on easement lands Andy Flynn

Poker Run set in Long Lake LONG LAKE — Playing cards will be available at 11 a.m. at Long Lake’s Tap Room and Newcomb’s Newcomb House, Feb. 12 for a joint poker run. Cards must be in at the Adirondack Hotel in Long Lake by 5 p.m. Door prizes and 1st-3rd place prizes for best hand will be awarded at 6 p.m. $ For more information and a complete list of participating businesses, call Harry or Kathy Buston at 624-2116.

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NEWCOMB — Now that the papers are signed for the $30 million state easement on 89,000 acres of former Finch, Pruyn land in the central Adirondacks, Hamilton and Essex County tourism officials are hoping the new snowmobile trail that cuts through the easement, from Newcomb to Indian Lake, will boost winter business. The 14-mile trail, known to snowmobilers as Trail 538, is now open along logging roads on lands owned by ATP Timberland Invest, which recently signed the landmark deal with New York state. The Newcomb Snowmobile Club is grooming the northern half of the trail, and the Indian Lake Snowarriors club is grooming the southern half.

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Senator Elizabeth Little cuts the ribbon to welcome the Hudson Chairlift to the new interconnect on Gore Mountain. Accompanying Little are ORDA CEO Ted Blazer, past Johnsburg supervisor Bill Thomas, current supervisor Sterling Goodspeed, ORDA chairman Joe Martens and Gore Mountain marketing director Emily Stanton. Photo by Lindsay Yandon

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Gore Mountain Interconnect has arrived By Lindsay Yandon lindsay@denpubs.com NORTH CREEK — A crowd gathered at Ski Bowl Park in North Creek as a ribbon was cut to mark the opening of the Hudson chairlift and introduced the completed interconnect be-

tween Gore Mountain and the historic Ski Bowl last Saturday, Jan. 26. The redeveloped terrain on Little Gore Mountain, which now features snowmaking and trails for all ability levels, is now open for skiers and snowboarders, which provides access to the rest of Gore Mountain's multi-

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Adirondack Review Board objects to state purchase of woodlands By Chris Morris denpubs@denpubs.com ADIRONDACKS — The Adirondack Local Government Review Board unanimously passed a resolution Jan. 26 opposing the pending state purchase of some 75,000 acres of Adirondack land from a conservation group. The state is expected to soon purchase more than 65,000 acres of former Finch Pruyn timberlands and about 15,000 acres of land in the Follensby Pond area from the Adirondack Chapter of the Nature Conservancy. The Review Board’s resolution urges the state Adirondack Park Agency to comply with the State Land Master Plan by recommending against the state Department of Environmental Conservation’s

potential purchase of what review board officials call highly productive timberland. Review Board Executive Director Fred Monroe said Gov. Andrew Cuomo should commission a study on the economic and social impacts of further state land acquisitions inside the Blue Line. Monroe added that the state’s current fiscal crisis is a good argument against purchasing more land. “We know the state is experiencing horrible budget problems — there are plans to cut back on Medicaid, welfare, education — and we just paid $30 million out of the taxpayers’ pocket to purchase a conservation easement on the remaining Finch lands,” he said. “That happened on the same day that Gov. Cuomo reaffirmed layoffs for 900 state employees — and there’s now talk about laying off another 15,000.”

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INDIAN LAKE — The 6th annual Jalapeno Eating contest will return Sunday, Feb. 20 at 3 p.m. at Marty’s Chili Nights. Contestants will participate in a men’s and women’s and winners will receive a trophy and a dinner gift certificate for two. The doors will open at 2:30 p.m. for contests and will close at 4 p.m. with dinner being served from 4:30 - 8:45 p.m. For more information or to register, contact Nancy Harding, co-owner, at 6485832 or visit chilinights.com.


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Pilot pre-k program a success in Johnsburg lindsay@denpubs.com

JOHNSBURG — When 1:30 p.m. rolls around at Johnsburg Central School (JCS), Darlene Urbonowicz’s prekindergarten students often don’t want to go home, she said. Especially last Thursday — sledding day. JCS’s pre-kindergarten program is in its first year at JCS and was started after the Cheerful Crickets pre-school program at Tannery Pond Community Center ended last year.

Students in Johnsburg Central School’s pre-kindergarten program gather in front of teacher, Darlene Urbonowicz for a lesson. Photo by Lindsay Yandon

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The program at JCS enrolls 15 students and hired Urbonowicz as the full-time teacher this year. She brings 31 years of teaching experience to the new classroom, including 18 at JCS and 10 at the kindergarten level. The students begin their day at 9 a.m. and move through academic classes, lunch, art, music, library and gym all in their own classroom. Those close to the program feel that it has done nothing but add to the positive education environment at JCS. “The students are better prepared to move forward,” said Urbonowicz. She acknowledged how academics are becoming increasingly difficult at the younger levels. “The core curriculum in kindergarten classes is changing and academics are becoming harder. Students are now reading and writing in kindergarten,” said Urbonowicz. “Prekindergarten provides them with a good foundation to succeed.” She hopes that parents become as involved in the early learning as possible and welcomes them to join the classroom at any time. “I have seen first-hand the great opportunity this has created for the children of this community,” said Jeremy Williams of JCS’s Parent Teacher Student Association. His daughter Caroline was a student at Cheerful Crickets and now attends the pre-kindergarten program at JCS. The JCS program eases the stress of the transition between pre-kindergarten and kindergarten by welcoming students everyday as well as following the existing JCS programs, according to Urbonowicz. “I hope it’s here to stay,” she said. JCS superintendent Mike Markwica is encouraged by the success the program has had in its first year. “Our first year is going great,” he said. “We have learned a lot to make the program better in coming years.” Extensive research was done before starting the pilot program to anticipate the size of the class, evaluate costs, etc. and Markwica feels that research was accurate. “We are satisfied with the numbers and our original predictions have proved correct,” he said. “Our future kindergarten classes will be stronger because of this program.” Controversy surrounded the the pre-kindergarten program at JCS in its formative stages as many felt that it was too costly and would present a strain on the school’s budget. Markwica feels that those concerns have been deemed incorrect, according to the success of the program. “It is well worth the cost and it shows in the progress of our students,” he said.

From page 1 Adirondacks,” said Sen. Elizabeth Little, R-Queensbury. “This is an incredible moment on an incredible day.” The new trails follow the profile of the same terrain North Creek’s earliest skiers traveled. The Hudson chair lifeline was once home to a 1946 t-bar. When Little asked the surrounding crowd to raise a hand if they had skied the original Little Gore, the majority of hands shot into the air. “This is a historic preservation project,” said ORDA chairman Joe Martens. “The Town of Johnsburg pushed very hard for this project and made clear just how important this was to the town.” Little also praised the interconnect as a means to support the economic development of the village of North Creek. “What this will do for the hamlet of North Creek will involve them in the whole ski experience,” she said. “We will be a destination. It goes to show that persistence pays off.” As Emily Stanton, Gore Mountain marketing director, welcomed the many skiers and riders who waited to be the first to try the new lift she commended the Hudson chairlift as, “the starting point of an elevation of 3600 feet and a new starting point for the region.” “It is the people of Gore that make this special,” she said. “I wish I had a bottle of champagne right now.” Skiers and snowboarders can now park at the Ski Bowl and have access to all of Gore Mountain. The connection brings Gore the title of being the sixth largest ski resort in the east and is a result of years of planning, beginning with the formative ideas of past Johnsburg supervisor Bill Thomas. Current supervisor, Sterling Goodspeed, remembers when people didn’t know there was a village at the base of Gore Mountain. “The world just found our village at the base of the mountain,” he said.

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Members of the Moonlighters Snowmobile Club in Long Lake line up at Mount Sabattis Park during their recent Winter Carnival. Photo by Andy Flynn

Sleds From page 1 Snowmobiling has long been a popular sport in the Essex County town of Newcomb, and it’s been a source of income for some small businesses, like the Newcomb House Bar & Grill and Aunt Polly's Bed & Breakfast. But Newcomb has traditionally been seen as a “dead end” by the snowmobiling community, a destination, yes, but on the way to nowhere. Two main factors added to this perception: No gas pump in town and no through-trails for snowmobiles. This winter, that's all changed, and Newcomb is poised to become a haven for snowmobiling. The Northwoods Diner and General Store in Newcomb recently opened a gas pump — the first one in town in almost a decade — and the new snowmobile trail from Newcomb to the Hamilton County town of Indian Lake is now open. This is being seen as a perfect recipe for economic opportunity in Newcomb, now that sledders can drive from the town of Long Lake to Newcomb to Indian Lake and destinations south. It creates a long-distance loop for snowmobiles traveling from Inlet and Old Forge, known widely as the “Snowmobile Capital of the East.” The new trail has only been open less than a month, and early snow wasn’t optimal for a smooth-riding base. Yet there has been some interest in Trail 538. Alexandra Roalsvig, director of the Long Lake Tourism

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Department, recently spoke to some snowmobilers who were gassing up at the local Stewart's Shop, and she liked what she heard. “They came to Long Lake because they knew they could get to Indian Lake from Long Lake,” Roalsvig said. “By hooking up with Indian Lake, we're getting a whole new audience.” There are more than 100 miles of free, groomed trails in the town of Long Lake, home to the Moonlighters Snowmobile Club. There are no permit fees, which could draw sledders from other areas, such as the towns of Old Forge and Inlet, where permits are required on the hundreds of groomed trails there. And connecting to Indian Lake can draw long-distance sledders from as far away as Speculator. Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce President Nancy Harding, co-owner of Marty's Chili Nights restaurant in Indian Lake, said she hopes the new trail will attract more snowmobilers to her town. “It should be a help in the long run,” Harding said, adding that the chamber has already received some inquiries about Trail 538. Any town with restaurants and lodging has an opportunity to draw the snowmobiling crowd, especially those who want to travel long distance. Long Lake and Indian Lake are ready, but Newcomb today only offers a couple of choices in the winter. Newcomb Supervisor George Canon said he hopes that will change with time and that Trail 538 will spark some economic development in town. There is even talk about extending snowmobile trails to Minerva and North Hudson. When the Nature Conservancy announced the $30 million easement purchase in a press release on Dec. 30, 2010, officials said the agreement — which limits development, allows for the harvest of timber, and opens up the land to outdoor recreation — “supports timber industry jobs, boosts the state’s recreation and tourism economy and, at the same time, preserves 89,000 forested acres concentrated in the geographic heart of the Adirondacks.” In the release, tourism officials beamed with excitement over the possibilities for increased tourism traffic. One after the other, they lined up to offer their take on the purchase. Jim McKenna, executive director of the Lake Placid-based Adirondack Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism said, “The Adirondacks are repeatedly picked by AAA as New York’s number one destination for leaf peeping … Many of the lands protected by this agreement are the very places people travel here to see in all of their autumn splendor — helping to increase economic activity to our communities.” Dave Perkins, executive director of the New York State Snowmobilers’ Association said, “Snowmobiling generates $800 million in spending per year in New York state. If you look at a statewide map of the trail system, there’s a hole in Essex County, which means we’ve been missing out on a share of that money as a result. The trails we can now use

because of this conservation easement are helping to fill that gap in a big way.” Barry Hutchens, Indian Lake town supervisor said, “Indian Lake has been paying to lease snowmobile trails on an annual basis … Now, with the uncertainty associated with year-to-year leasing erased, we see these trails as permanent and valuable assets that can help our struggling winter economy and our town budget appropriations.” Canon added, “This easement is a step toward making Newcomb a central hub for snowmobiling and winter recreation. It’s pretty great to get some real economic benefit from it.” Canon, Roalsvig and Harding all believe that their towns can become snowmobile hubs thanks to Trail 538. But will it make an economic impact this year? They all say it’s too early to tell.

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LAKE PLACID — Skiers at Whiteface Mountain were left stranded on chairlifts twice over the weekend and into this week. Officials with the state Olympic Regional Development Authority say the Lookout Mountain chairlift experienced a malfunction at about 11 a.m. Sunday. That incident left skiers hanging in the air for some 45 minutes. ORDA spokesman Jon Lundin told news outlets the malfunction was caused by a faulty communications wire. Additionally, the Summit chairlift began experiencing problems at about 11 a.m. Saturday, due to a reported problem with weighting along the lift cables. That forced Whiteface crews to shutdown the lift through Monday. No injuries were reported following the malfunctions. In December, a ski patrol member was injured following a lift malfunction that left 76 people in the air for nearly two hours. Last week, an ORDA employee was seriously injured while performing maintenance on a lift at Kids Kampus.

InBrief Sweethearts Day sandwich plate sale returns JOHNSBURG — The Adirondack Tri County Nursing & Rehabilitation Center's Auxiliary will hold their annual Sweethearts Day Sandwich Plate Sale Feb. 14 at 11 a.m. Orders must be placed no later than Feb. 9 at 251-5355. Each plate is priced at $4.

We Wish We’d Thought of That! at Newcomb VIC NEWCOMB — The VIC invites the public to share ideas on how it can help Newcomb, Feb. 12 from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Coffee and cookies will be provided. For more information, call Paul Hai at 582-4551, ext. 104.

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Local realtors meet for lunch at Trapper’s Tavern in North Creek to discuss economic issues and the local real estate market. Shown left to right are Deloris Traver of Gillis Realty in Long Lake, Judy Morris of Higher Places Realty in Newcomb and Donna Mundinger of Gillis Realty in Long Lake. Photo submitted

WIC clinic scheduled locally NORTH CREEK — A WIC Clinic (Supplemental Foods and Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children) will be hosted at the North Creek Firehouse the first Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. For more information, or to enroll, call 761-6425 or visit www.co.warren.ny.us/wic.

Monroe said now is not the time for government to spend more than $40 million, claiming that such a purchase would put North Country residents out of work. “We know that’s what is going to happen, when you take that working forest and make it a non-working forest,” he said. “There just doesn’t seem to be a good reason for that. It’s been well-protected for generations and managed by Finch before there even was a forest preserve.” But Nature Conservancy spokeswoman Connie Prickett said her agency has been working on the Finch project since 2007 and has included local governments and town boards every step of the way in the decision-making process. Prickett also notes that the overall plan for the Finch lands was presented as an integrated package. She says various easement and fee components boost a variety of economic and recreational opportunities. Nature Conservancy Executive Director Mike Carr described the Review Board resolution as “unfortunate,” noting that his agency has worked hard with each municipality involved with the Finch project, first with the easement sale and then with the fee purchase. “We think this will be a big blast to the tourism and recreation economy in a lot of these towns,” he said. For his part, Monroe says members of the review board have met with Gov. Cuomo’s environmental secretary regarding last week’s resolution.\ Monroe says that if the new governor is serious about getting New York’s fiscal house in order, he should consider calling for an in-depth study into the purchase of land in the Adirondacks. Newly-elected Review Board Chairman Gerald Delaney of Saranac Lake said the state should consider the economic and cultural impacts of their preservation purchases. “The state should buy only truly unique pieces of land like the high peaks and sensitive areas like swamp land,” he said. They should leave the working forests alone before we lose our heritage, jobs and economy.” Journal Editor Thom Randall contributed to this report.

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Boys Basketball Chazy 41, Indian Lake-Long Lake 36 INDIAN LAKE — Despite Matt Rusch putting up 15 points and ripping down 11 rebounds, the Orange didn’t have enough to get past Chazy in MVAC play Friday, Jan. 28. Ricky Olser and Brandon Launn each sunk 11 points to lead Chazy. Stephen Pitcher put up six points in the loss. Both Collin Farrell and Hank Evatt had five points apiece including one three-pointer for each. Seth Hart finished with three points and Matt Moore with two.

Girls Basketball Indian Lake-Long Lake 49, Chazy 15 INDIAN LAKE — Carli Reynolds powered the Lady Orange with a game-high 18 points, five rebounds and six assists to lead them past Chazy Friday, Jan. 28. Reynolds also put up three three-pointers. Indian Lake-Long Lake outscored Chazy 32-11 in the first half and kept them scoreless in the third quarter to bring home the win. Allison Pine finished with 11 points and five rebounds and Morgan Hinckley led the team in rebounding with 11 and chipped in two points. Murphy Farrell and Melanie Pierson each put up six points apiece, Meg Smith had four and Jessica Bain finished with two points in the win.

InBrief Methodist Church hosts special service NORTH RIVER — The North River Methodist Church invites members of the community to a special Sunday Service with guest Pastor, Kent Busman, Feb. 6 at 10 a.m. Pastor Busman, director of Camp Fowler in Speculator, encourages practicing worldly spirituality, intentionally, graciously, consciously and simply.

Murphy Farrell looks to pass as Indian Lake/Long Lake beats MVAC rival Wesport to assert themselves as the team to beat. The Lady Orange won their division for the third year in a row. Photo by Lindsay Yandon

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INDIAN LAKE — Indian Lake will host its Second Annual Snowshoe Softball Tournament to benefit The National Kidney Foundation, Saturday, Feb. 26. The cost is $100 for a team of 10. For more information, contact Liz Cannan nakoma144@hotmail.com.

NORTH CREEK — The Adirondack Tri-County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center seeks anyone wishing to volunteer to help residents with fun activities. Call Helen Miner at 251-3342 or Jamie Reynolds at 251-2447 for more information or to volunteer.

Baseball/softball meetings scheduled Methodist Church to host dinner INDIAN LAKE — Indian Lake Methodist Church will host a roast beef dinner, Feb. 19 at 5 p.m. Takeouts will be available at 4:30 p.m. Adults are $9, children under 12 are $4 and under age 5 are free.

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everal events have hit home with me recently, causing me pause and to reflect about the true meaning and impact they have, not only on my life, but the lives of all who share this small world we all call home. Perhaps like you, I pull from life experiences to draw perspective on current events. I thought back to my childhood upbringing. I was taught to respect the differences of others and to be tolerant of those around me, for they also had “rights,” In the early 1960s, my family moved from western Pennsylvania to the deep south, in Texas. Two situations crossed my mind. For those of you who may not have been around back then, the nation was dealing with severe racial issues and African Americans in our society had not yet achieved true equality. I recall after school I would hang around and help the African American janitor empty waste paper cans and sweep the floors. Our neighborhood wasn’t racially diverse, but I had no preconceived notions about such things. I must have been in second grade or so and no one was paying me or forcing me by way of punishment to be there. We came from very different backgrounds, but I recall enjoying his company. He was a nice man and we laughed and talked about the events of our day. Of course, I was pretty much oblivious to the racial issues, except for some cautioning by my parents. I didn’t know or care about the racial events swirling around. He accepted me

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ur area seems to be getting hit hard with so many trips to the hospitals and/or lost loved ones. We are a caring people and show our concerns whenever we hear this type of news. That seems to be the good thing about our area. Whether you know the person, or the family or someone who knows either, show that you care with a kind word to everyone. News We are sorry to hear about the death of Joe Galusha and Ken Secor. They will be deeply missed. Our prayers and thoughts are with the family. Agnes Straight, Ralph Hitchcock, Jennifer Jones and Isabella Lawrence are home from the Hospital. Dick Virgil is home from rehab. Earl Allen purchased a 2006 Ford truck. Nancy Studnicky and Keisha Sprague were in Glens Falls on Monday. Many are enjoying ice fishing on Schroon Lake and Loon Lake. Be careful on the ice. Fred Allen says his area received another foot of snow with more on the way. If you are a skier you will be happy to read the story that Little Gore and Big Gore now join. Pansy Allen says she is doing great living at the Adirondack Manor and says hello to all her family and friends. Lew Russell, a relative of my grandmother Hester, was on America’s Funniest Videos Sunday night on Jan. 31. Happy Birthday Richard Swearingin, Amy Vile, Brian Allen, Ron Grimes, Henry DuBose, Lauren Whitney, Shawn Mulligan, Cindy Viele,Kit Studnicky and Crystal Viele. Enjoy each and every day.

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and I him. About the same time I recall a school yard bully. He was about a year or two older than I, and for a period, every time he would see me, he would grab me by the shoulders and throw me to the ground. And I wasn’t the only one who suffered this ritual fate. I didn’t know him, nor did I ever have a run-in with him before this started, but being larger and tougher in appearance than me at the time, I had no choice but to brush myself off and try my best to steer clear of him on the playground at recess. Then one day he approached me, and as I prepared to bite the dust, he stopped, apologized and asked if we could be friends. At the time it seemed like a great alternative to not being friends. As we palled around, I discovered we had many differences and oddly enough he was an atheist going to a Catholic school. On occasion, the kid would eat dog or cat food. Gainesburgers had recently been introduced and I recall he considered them a delicacy. Despite his encouragement, there was no way I was putting that stuff to my lips. We would talk about religious beliefs, and while we never swayed each other, it never seemed to matter to either of us. I later learned more about the difficult life and poverty his family experienced. As we fast forward to 2011, I can’t help but wonder why we can’t accept the differences among us and be more tolerant of each other. As a young child, I was able to accept people for who they were with no strings attached. But more and more these days people seem to be confusing freedoms with an entitlement to control. We hear stuff like, “I’m entitled to have whatever I want and anyone who stands in the way of my choices will just have to change their ways because this is MY America and anything that I find opposed to MY Way of Life must be wrong!” The Bill of Rights guarantees us certain freedoms, among them the right to assemble, to speak freely, to respect the establishment and practice of religion, to be secure in our homes and to not unduly deny the rights of others. But these laws designed to protect the freedoms of all are being used by a few who find some actions or activities offensive to their beliefs. In Essex County government, some find a short prayer before the session offensive. In Tupper Lake, despite strong community support, we see environmental groups

blocking needed economic development proposed by the Adirondack Club. Last year, we saw some of the same groups behind blocking the development on the Lewis Family Farm in Essex. There are many things going on all around us that some find offensive and yet others find very acceptable and that’s OK. We can and will have differences. It is those differences that make us strong and unique. But there are big differences between offending actions and seeking to control everything you see, hear and want. You might be offended by hearing a prayer. So come to the meeting a few minutes late or close your eyes and listen to your iPod… you’ll survive the experience. You might be offended that in this tiny hamlet of Tupper Lake a resort club and homes will be built, people will have jobs, storefronts will be a filled, and money will again flow through this once prominent community improving the quality of life for those who make this area their home… you’ll survive if they build it, while many may not survive if it doesn’t get built. Last week I attended the Bullying Discussion hosted by MAPP. The discussion focused on bullying in our schools. We heard about local statistics, watched a video that featured a number of children around the country who have been bullied because of simple and meaningless differences. Some have even been driven to commit suicide. Like my friend in grade school or the elderly janitor who taught me much about people, I didn’t have to agree with their beliefs or the things they did to accept them. Skin color, religious or political beliefs, mode of dress, color of your hair, where you choose to live or other life style choices ... there are plenty of days I shake my head at the actions of others who think and act differently than I, but, in the end, so long as they are doing no personal harm to anyone, I can respect their right to share this small world and enjoy the control, over their life choices, that I have the right to expect in my own life choices. Dan Alexander is publisher and owner of Denton Publications. He may be reached at dan@denpubs.com.

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In response to easment purchase To the News Enterprise: Last week, you printed an article that was critical of the state’s recent purchase of a conservation easement on about 89,000 of land and water in the Adirondack Park from the Nature Conservancy. The writer overlooked some important facts. The state spent $30 million from the Environmental Protection Fund to buy development rights and recreational rights on these former Finch, Pruyn & Co. lands. But the deal was even better for the economy than for the environment. The money was spread across 27 Adirondack towns, where new snowmobile trails, hiking trails and fishing access will be opened to the public for the first time in 130 years. That’s a $1.1 million average investment in each town’s tourism. The deal had the support of all 27 Adirondack town supervisors, every one of whom knew the details and negotiated specific benefits for his/her community. For example, North Hudson, Newcomb, Long Lake, Minerva and Indian Lake will share a brand new trail network as part of 75 additional miles of snowmobile trails that can be wider and more easily groomed than trails on public Forest Preserve. Other towns asked for and received access via float plane to remote lakes. In addition, the Nature Conservancy made sure the former Finch papermill in Glens Falls was guaranteed a supply of pulp timber from these lands for at least the next 20 years. At the same time, the state’s easement purchase prevented the loss of timber industry jobs that would have come if these lands were subdivided and purchased for other purposes. Once something like that happens, the opportunity to harvest the trees for paper and wood products is gone forever – on some of the park’s most productive timberlands. Some people might be surprised to learn that the work of landsaving organizations such as The Nature Conservancy, Open Space Institute, Conservation Fund, and others, is what has saved the timber industry in the Adirondacks. All of the park’s major timber companies fled the Northeast in the past 25 years, selling their lands and closing their mills. This includes Champion International, International Paper, Diamond International, Domtar Industries, Finch, Lyons Falls Pulp & Paper, and a host of others. Together, they owned more than one million acres of private forests in the Adirondack Park. It all went on the market. If those companies had sold their lands to developers, no one would be talking about putting public trails on them. We would all be watching the new owners build fences and put up posted signs. We would be wondering what might happen to those forests we know and love. Instead, more than two dozen Adirondack towns took matters into their own hands and forged a deal that would benefit everyone. This is a reason to celebrate, not secondguess. John F. Sheehan Albany

To the News Enterprise: The Crusade for Jennie Administration wish to thank the following people: North Warren Rescue, Glens Falls Hospital and nursing staff, Dr. Grubbs, CR WOOD Cancer Center, Dr. D'Agostino, Jr., Dr. Kennedy, Minerva Rescue Squad, Empire Ambulance Service, Mobile Life Support Service, Dr. Melcer, Kingston Hospital, Brewer Funeral Home, Mollie’s Mason Jar, Kingston Seventh Day Adventist Church, North Creek Seventh Day Adventist Church, Laura Walter, Mettie Manning, Jane Smith, Harold and Nancy Shaw, Bud and Reba Barnes, Fran Paradis, Darlene Duffy, David Wood, Claude Clyde, Pete Bennett, Scott, Lance and Natasha Phelp, Tammy Randall, and Diane Bullard. Jennie was a local mom, NYS vehicle inspector ( first female NYS vehicle inspector for our area) who recently died. We are grateful for the many people who took part in the process. Kevin M Bennett Crusade for Jennie North Creek

Thoughts on high cost To the News Enterprise: Local residents are increasingly upset with the high cost and wasteful practices that Johnsburg Central School authorities have fostered over the years. Teachers, who play the most important role in educating our children, now work in a less than efficient environment, taxpayers are saddled by decades of burdensome property taxes and above all, JCS student’s performance and future careers suffer from poor and undemanding educational culture. The report prepared by the Johnsburg Citizens Budget Committee (JCS-CBC)and submitted to the school board last Oct. illustrates the shortcomings of school management. Since that time school authorities have done their best to bury the report. On Jan. 19, the Center for American Progress published a major study entitled (Return on Educational Investment: A district by district evaluation of educational productivity). The result of this study supports the key findings of the JCS-CBC Report. It rates the Johnsburg Central School District among the most expensive and among the lowest achievement in terms of educational performance of all school districts it evaluated in NYS. (Ratings were generated after adjusting for factors such as transportation, cost of living and student needs like special education, free or reduced meals, etc. the full report and district-bydistrict comparisons are available at http//www.americanprogress.org/ROI). As the public becomes more aware of high costs and wasteful practices, JCS authorities must respond more seriously and more responsibly than they have so far. Susan Murante North Creek

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Friday, February 18 • Open skating at Minerva skating rink • Ziti dinner and fine entertainment by Mike Leddick at the Minerva Fire House 5pm to 8pm, sponsored by the Minerva volunteer Fire Department & RescueSquad. The Warming Hut will be open from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm with hot beverage & popcorn

Saturday, February 19 • Doughnuts, hot chocolate, and coffee at Maple Knoll Sugar House warming hut on the 14th Road, 8:00 am to 11:00 am. Eric Klippel & Selina Lemay-Klippel

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• Bill Barnes Snowshoe Challenge, 3:00 pm at warming hut.

- Popcorn available! By the Minerva PTSO

• Kids Hockey Shoot-out at skating rink, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

- Minerva Sleeping Giants guessing contest

- Water-witching (dousing fun for everyone!) - Tricky Tray event, Drawing at 6:00 pm – sponsored by Minerva Central School Alumni Association or Planet Minerva

• Broomball and bonfire at the skating rink, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm The warming hut will be open from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm, with food and beverages provided by the MCS Class of 2012. Hut will be open until 9:00 pm.

- Spontaneous Combustion – Odyssey of the Mind creativity - Giant twister game, relay races, board games

Sunday, February 20

• Speed skating oval on Minerva Lake available all weekend – developed by Bill Brannon

• Pancake Breakfast at Minerva Central School, 8:00 am to 11:00 am. Sponsored by Minerva PTSO

• Snow golf at Minerva Lake Winter Recreation Area - All day and throughout the Carnival. Sponsored by Planet Minerva

• Snow Sculpture contest at Minerva Central School, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. Sponsored by Minerva PTSO. Judging at 4:00 pm.

• Minerva Snowtravelers 3rd Annual Snowmobile Hill Climb Drag Races at Sporty’s Iron Duke Saloon, State Route 28N

• Guided area snowshoe and cross-country ski hikes, 11 am to 3 pm. Meet at the warming hut. Pre-registration required: call 251-2000.

• Snowshoe/Compass Scavenger Hunt at Minerva Lake, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, sponsored by the Town of Minerva

• 1st Annual Minerva Film Festival 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Minerva Central School

• Snowshoe and x-country ski races at Minerva Lake trails, 12:30 am to 2:30 pm. Start at warming hut, and enjoy!

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Monday, February 7 INDIAN LAKE — Senior Citizens Bingo, 12:30 - 3 p.m. at Senior Citizens Mealsite. For more information, call 648-5412. NEWCOMB — Yoga at Newcomb Central School, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Mats provided or bring your own. Call 582-3341 for more information. NEWCOMB — Family Karate at Newcomb Central School, 6:30 p.m. Call 5823341 for more information.

Tuesday, February 8 NEWCOMB — Zumba at Newcomb Central School, 6:30 p.m. Call 582-3098 for more information. LONG LAKE — Fancy Fibers Knitters meet at Adirondack Fibers 7 - 9 p.m. INDIAN LAKE — North Country Crafters, 9 a.m. to 3

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News of the Week Tupper officer slept in car TUPPER LAKE — Tupper Lake Police Chief Tom Fee told the Village Board of Trustees earlier this month that he caught one of his officers sleeping on the job while he was supposed to be on patrol. Fee told the Village Board he was trying to find out if officers on his staff were misappropriating their time. The officer in Tom Fee question slept in his vehicle while it was parked outside of his home. He was also caught sleeping behind the wheel while parked on the side of the road. Additionally, Fee found that two other officers went home for several hours during their shifts, leaving their cruisers running idle in the driveway. Fee advised members of the Tupper Lake Village Board that each officer involved would receive an official warning. Mayor Mickey Desmarais said he considered the matter taken care of.

Woman charged with forgery QUEENSBURY — The Warren County Sheriff’s Office arrested Dawn L. Powers, 30, of Saratoga Springs last week on six counts of second-degree Forgery, a Felony. The arrest follows an investigation into Powers using the checks of a male acquaintance on six different occasions at the Queensbury WalMart. For each transaction, Powers signed the vicDawn L. tim’s name on the electronic signature Powers pad, police said. Powers was arraigned in Glens Falls City Court and released to appear on Jan. 31 in Queensbury Town Court. This case was investigated by Investigator John Maday and Patrol Officer Eric Mazzeo of the Warren County Sheriff’s office.

Freight train derails in Whitehall WHITEHALL — A freight train derailed in Whitehall around 1:30 a.m. last Saturday, closing down South William Street. One engine was on its side and several of the 50 cars derailed, but resulted in no spills or injuries. The Vermont Rail Co. freight train was headed west when it jumped the tracks near the railroad trestle over Wood Creek.

Electronic cigarettes may be banned ALBANY — A bill was advanced this week in a New York Assembly committee that could make New York the first to ban electronic cigarettes. The devices offers same effects of nicotine without the deadly health threats. Currently, children can buy the plastic devices, which contain nicotine, and they aren't covered by indoor smoking bans. Officials say e-cigarettes can help curb a smoking habit, but are also addictive habit themselves. Plus, some studies have indicated that vapors e-cigarettes contain substances that threaten the health of those that use them.

Hospital launches women’s care practice GLENS FALLS — Glens Falls Hospital has opened a new primary care practice in Saratoga Springs catering exclusively to women. A Woman’s View, which opened in December, focuses on health, wellness and chronic disease prevention, utilizing therapeutic lifestyle interventions. Care is provided by the physician-nurse practitioner team of Tanya Lehine and Deborah Dittner. A Woman’s View is located at 6 Carpenter Lane. For details or to schedule an appointment, call 926-1720.

Tony Jenkins Jazz Trip to perform at TPCC NORTH CREEK — The Tony Jenkins Jazz Trip will appear at Tannery Pond Community Center Saturday, Feb. 5 at 7:30 p.m. The group is composed of Tony Jenkins on guitar, Frank Conti on saxophone and flute, Glendon Ingalls on trumpet, Greg Brown on bass and David Bergen on drums who will present a classic, latin, funk and original jazz tour of the music of Hank Mobley, Lee Morgan, Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter and Eddie Harris. The concert is presented by Upper Hudson Musical Arts, a not for profit corporation dedicated to bringing excellent music to northern New York. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. For more information see, www.upperhudsonmusic.org or call 681-1715. This concert is supported in part by the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.

SATURDAY February 5, 2011

In Essex County

Board debates loader purchases By Keith Lobdell

rently has three loaders that are assigned to road crews, one at the county garage and another at the county gravel pit in Moriah. St. Armand supervisor Joyce Morency said she would supELIZABETHTOWN — Whether the price tag or the timing, port the resolution because she felt the DPW is stretched out fisome supervisors questioned a resolution to nancially as is. bond for the replacement of four loaders for “The first person that is always asked to cut in the Department of Public Works during the Esthe budget is the DPW,” Morency said. “Repairs sex County’s Ways and Means committee cost a fortune, so I am going to support this bemeeting Jan. 31. cause these machines also provide for our towns The loaders were part of a $950,000 bond as well as the county.” proposition, along with other equipment, that Moriah supervisor Tom Scozzafava wondered was debated by supervisors. The resolution if the loaders should stay in the county’s hands made its way out of the committee by a 13-5 for more time. vote and will be brought up for a final vote at “The more we talk about this, the harder it gets the Feb. 4 county board meeting. Randy Douglas for me to support this because if these loaders “I don’t think that we should do this beEssex County Board Chair are in such great shape, then why are we lookcause we are asking everyone to cut back in ing at replacing them?” their budgets and this seems off that we are County Manager Daniel Palmer said the loaders were up for getting four new loaders,” Willsboro supervisor Ed Hatch said. “The county highway department makes up 35-percent of the resale now because after five years in service, which they are amount to be raised by taxes, and we should be looking at them entering into, they start to lose resale value, making now the to see how they can cut back because we have a lot of duplica- best time to look for replacements and to trade the current set. “If the department head says that we need new equipment, tion between the towns and the county.” then I don’t see why we shouldn’t follow that recommendaWestport supervisor Daniel Connell said he wished the request would have been made while preparing the 2011 budget. tion,” North Elba supervisor and county vice-chairman Robert “I’m conflicted because I feel we should have put this into the Politi said. Scozzafava brought up the notion of using fund balance to budget,” Connell said. “I know that we really need to buy pay for the new equipment, but Palmer said the county should equipment, but we should have thought this out during the hold on to its funds as he was concerned rainy days were ahead. budget process.” “You may need it to add to the general fund if we are dealKeene supervisor William Ferebee, who oversees the DPW, ing with a property tax cap like the governor is proposing,” said he agreed with the move to replace the loaders partially for Palmer said. “You have to be very careful right now with how the return on investment. you use that fund balance.” “The trucks should all be driven until they are run into the The full county board will meet Friday, Feb. 4, at 10 a.m. in ground, but if we can make a move and recoup some of the cost the old county courthouse. There will be no other committee from the loaders while they still have a high resale value, then meetings throughout the month of February as supervisors will we should do this,” Ferebee said. be attending several conferences on town and county matters. DPW head Anthony LaVigne told supervisors the DPW cur-

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New retail complex planned for Chester By Thom Randall thom@denpubs.com CHESTER — An ambitious retail development is planned for Northway Exit 25, and area officials say it might boost tourist and commercial activity in Chestertown and Brant Lake. John Behan, a community planner and architectural designer from Chestertown and Saratoga Springs, is planning to build a two-story retail center, called Chestertown Gateway, next to the Exit 25 southbound offramp. The the L-shaped building is intended for a convenience store and gas station, plus a restaurant and shops to sell Adirondack foods and crafts. The development, set on a two-acre parcel at the intersection of I-87 Northway and state Rte. 8, has received siteplan approval from the town of Chester Planning Board. Behan said this week that if he and his wife Cynthia line up some additional investors in the project, Chestertown Gateway could be open for business as soon as summer 2012. “We want to offer something really nice and different to prompt travelers to get off the highway — someplace nice and pleasant,” Behan said. “We see a need for a unique place for businesses that’s affordable, accommodating both local folks and travelers.” He said Chestertown Gateway would offer both travelers’ necessities and locally created products that would support various area businesses, whether it’s Adirondack furniture and décor items, locally-grown or processed foods, or quality mountain crafts. Chestertown Gateway, he added, would add up to dozens of new jobs and bring in revenue from travelers who would not otherwise be visiting and spending money in Chester. The building would feature Adirondack-style architectural cues, including styling details that would be reflected in the canopy overhanging four gasoline pumps. Initial renderings show a building with multiple dormers, a deck and a historic, semi-rustic appearance. Behan added that his development was likely to boost business in downtown Chestertown by drawing mo-

Chestertown Gateway, a proposed commercial complex just off I-87 southbound at Exit 25, has been approved. Its developer and designer, John Behan of Chester and Saratoga, is now seeking additional backers. A summer 2012 opening is envisioned for the development, which is to include a convenience store and perhaps a restaurant and shops with local products. torists off the Northway — and many of them would likely venture down Rte. 8 to explore the hamlet, which has experienced a drastic decline in tourist traffic over the past several decades. “It will be a pleasant place offering unique things, and will supplement what’s now available,” he said. Town of Chester Supervisor Fred Monroe agreed that the development, as proposed with local crafts and foods, would be good for commerce in town. “The traveling public loves places like that — it sounds like an idea that would attract people and draw them into downtown and help all local businesses,” Monroe said. Behan said the project was likely to cost between $1 million and $2 million

to build, and would have 10,000 square feet of space. Both the upper story and lower story would be on ground level, as the site is sloped, he said. John Behan, the Principal of Behan Planning & Design, has been helping local citizens in their efforts to beautify and revitalize the Chestertown hamlet. Mary Jane Dower, chair of the Chestertown Main Street Enhancement Committee, said that Behan’s Chestertown Gateway would help boost downtown commerce, as well as enterprises across Chester and Horicon. “This development sounds wonderful — it’s a big start in helping revitalize Chestertown,” she said. “Any way to get visitors to go downtown will be great.”

Gillibrand tries to halt congressional raises By Chris Morris denpubs@denpubs.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — New York’s junior senator introduced legislation this week aimed at halting congressional pay raises. Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand’s bill would prohibit automatic raises for members of Congress. 12 of her colleagues in the Senate are cosponsoring the legislation. The bill mirrors a similar one introduced last year by Senator Russ Fein-

gold, a Democrat from Wisconsin. According to Gillibrand, the legislation would end the annual cost-of-living adjustment provided to members of the Senate and the House of Representatives. “Hardworking, middle class workers are never guaranteed an annual pay raise, and neither should their leaders in Congress,” Gillibrand said in a prepared statement. In 2010 and 2011, individual bills eliminated the pay raise temporarily. Gillibrand’s legislation would permanently end the practice.


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In Hamilton County

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Hamilton County, DEC look to provide youth with environmental opportunity By Lindsay Yandon

ton County’s plans to foster job and recreational opportunities within the Adirondack Park, according to Farber. “The locally developed program is in the early planning stages,” he said. “I am very positive about the presence of jobs where peoLAKE PLEASANT— Hamilton County has joined forces with ple have the opportunity within the environment that exists withthe state Department of Environmental Conserin the Adirondacks. It will give young people a vation (DEC) and the Adirondack Community taste of the long-term opportunities available.” Trust (ACT) to provide local young people with Farber also spoke highly of the working relaenvironmental work opportunities within the tionships that have begun with the assistant Adirondack Park. ranger program. The Hamilton County Workforce Investment “These are the kinds of partnerships necessary Board (WIB) is working with the DEC to form a as we go forward with strained budgets,” he said. program that will recruit young people to work The WIB’s Summer Youth Program usually as assistant rangers at Moose River Plains Wild markets their programs in local high schools, but Forest. this program may present the opportunity to The two groups were approached by the ACT work with local community colleges with envito help fund the program through a $5,000 grant. ronmental studies programs in adjacent counties, This will supplement the existing funds from the William Farber according to Farber. WIB’s Summer Youth Program. Funds may also Hamilton County Board The program plans to place assistant forest be available from the Workforce Investment Act, rangers at Moose River Plains for interpretation but outside funding hinges on what the DEC ulpurposes, to answer resource questions and assist in minor maintimately decides to provide. Hamilton County Board of Supervisors Chairman William Far- tenance. The WIB hopes to start planning the assistant forest ranger prober is encouraged by the support shown in the program’s formagram early in the fiscal year in order to have recruitment plans in tive stages. The assistant ranger program is designed to work with Hamil- place by April.

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Cuomo unveils 2011 executive budget relentless and unaffordable spending growth,” he said. “It changes the way the state does business in very fundamental ways.” Overall, the plan reduces the state budget by 2.7 percent. CuoBy Chris Morris mo says the budget addresses New York’s massive deficit and tardenpubs@denpubs.com gets projected deficits in future years. Cuomo says that for too long, the state spent more than it made. ALBANY — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled his first “Over the past 10 years we’ve had a spending avexecutive budget Tuesdayafternoon – a fiscal erage of 5.7 percent while only bringing in 3.8 perplan that features no new taxes and no new borcent in tax receipts,” he said. “We were spending rowing. more money than we were making as a state. We Cuomo’s proposed $132.9 billion budget inwere spending more money than we were making cludes the potential for up to 9,800 layoffs withas people.” in the state workforce. So far, Cuomo has received both praise and critThe governor’s fiscal plan comes in at about icism for his budget. $2.1 billion less than the current year, which toEnvironmental officials hailed him for holding tals approximately $135 billion. The state is facthe line on the Environmental Protection Fund. ing a budget deficit in excess of $10 billion. Meanwhile, business leaders say the budget will Before Cuomo took the stage to deliver his end overspending that has forced jobs from the budget address, Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy said the state. Andrew Cuomo fiscal plan for 2011-12 will make New York comHealth care officials say his plan to cut some $1 New York Governor petitive once again. billion from Medicaid is too much and could dev“New York ranks, currently, 50th in terms of astate hospitals. business climate across the country,” he said. “We are bleeding peoState Senator Betty Little said Cuomo’s approach to the budget ple and jobs – they’re leaving the state. The most important thing is something New Yorkers haven’t seen for years. I can see is it stops today.” “This is a clarion call for government to be something it is not Duffy also noted that Cuomo has cut state operations by 10 per- typically: innovative,” she said. cent. “Government is notoriously inflexible but now is the time to “The rest of the state is being cut by approximately two percent,” think creatively about ways to operate more efficiently, eliminate he said. “So for those who may feel some pain, one thing I would waste and redundancy wherever possible and ensure that state reoffer is that if you want to trade your two percent for the gover- sources are used in the best way possible.” nor’s 10 percent, he would gladly take it. He has taken the pain Cuomo called upon legislators to pass at least two bills in the himself and made some very painful decisions with this process. coming months. For starters, he wants broad ethics reform. But it has to start right at home with state government.” Secondly, he wants lawmakers to pass his budget in a timely The budget calls for a 7.3 percent cut in state aid to school dis- manner. tricts, down $1.5 billion from past years. That amounts to 2.9 per“Pass it without getting ugly,” Cuomo said. “Pass it even though cent less state aid in 2011-12. it’s hard. Pass it even though the lobbyists are beating you up. Pass Cuomo also hopes to use attrition to achieve a savings of $550 it even though it’s difficult. And say to the people of this state: we million next year. stepped up.” Budget Director Robert Megna hailed Cuomo’s budget as viCuomo said lawmakers can do more good for New York in the sionary. “This is a transformational budget that stops the cycle of current legislative session than politicians have done in decades.

State layoffs may near 10,000 employees

Authorities: couple abused welfare system QUEENSBURY — Daniel B. Saville, 58, and Lisa M. Ireland, 46, were charged last week with the theft of more than $175,000 in public assistance benefits over more than five years, according to the Warren County Daniel B. Lisa M. Sheriff’s Office. Saville Ireland The woman collected rent subsidies to live at 946 West Mountain Road in Queensbury, which she rented from Saville, but actually lived with him at his Lupine Lane residence, police said. Ireland was arraigned Jan. 27 on one count of second-degree Welfare Fraud, 15 counts of second-degree Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument and 24 counts of first-degree Offering a False Instrument. The following day, Saville was arraigned on one count of thirddegree Grand Larceny, one count of third-degree Welfare Fraud, and six counts of first-degree Offering a False Instrument. Both were released on $1,000 cash bail and scheduled to return to Warren County Court on March 11. The investigation was conducted by Warren County Sheriff's Office investigator Kevin Conine, Lt. C. Shawn Lamouree, Warren County Social Service investigators Lisa Zulauf and Elizabeth Burke and the Warren County District Attorney's Office.

Biker group donates to High Peaks Hospice QUEENSBURY — For the fourth year, the local chapter of the Adirondack Harley Owners' Group (HOGS) has made a significant donation to High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care. Nadine Szewczyk, senior road captain with the HOGs, presented the annual donation recently to Sunday Conine, development coordinator with the hospice group. In addition, High Peaks Hospice is asking for the community's support in partnering for their Annual Motorcycle Rally. In recognition of the organization's 25th anniversary, the event is being reorganized. Volunteers are sought to help plan and conduct the event. Call the Saranac Lake chapter of the hospice agency at 8910606, the Queensbury chapter at 743-1672 or the Port Henry chapter at 546-9850. For more information.

North Creek Depot Museum awarded grant NORTH CREEK — The Glens Falls Foundation has awarded the North Creek Depot Museum $2,000 toward the repair of the museum’s wooden platform. The Glens Falls Foundation is a nonprofit community trust. The Depot Museum launched a capital campaign in 2010 to raise nearly $21,000 for the removal and replacement of the platform that surrounds the museum building and extends into the train yard. To date, the organization has raised one-third of its goal. Contributions can be directed to North Creek Depot Museum, PO Box 156, North Creek 12853. Please note, “Platform Campaign” in the check memo. Call 251-5842 for more information.

ACC unveils Tech Valley program QUEENSBURY — This semester, ACC launched its Tech Valley Track, a program suited for students who want a Tech Valley job, but aren’t sure what direction to take. The program combines a liberal arts education with engineering, math, science and technology. Since last fall, the college has advertised the program on television, targeting adults and students in area high schools and has received substantial interest. ACC hopes the program will grow by next fall.

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Scaroon Manor to once again offer camping Disabled access features touted By Thom Randall thom@denpubs.com CHESTER — The state campground named for the historic resort Scaroon Manor will be open to public camping beginning this summer, a state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) employee recently told Adirondack officials. The sprawling former luxury resort on the shores of Schroon Lake is being upgraded with new facilities to convert it from a state day-use destination to accommodate overnight camping — with 62 campsites. June 24 is the target date for the opening of the upgraded facilities. On Jan. 26, DEC Region 5 Operations Director Jim McEnaney told members of the Adirondack Park Local Government Review Board that his agency has made a range of changes that include making the

Scaroon Manor Campground and Day Use Area one of the most accommodating facilities of its kind to those with mobility disabilities. Scaroon Manor’s rest rooms, showers, beaches, docks and buildings will all have unobstructed access, McEnaney said. Even some trails on the 241-acre campground will be paved, he added. “We’re excited about the project and what it will offer campers,” he said, noting it will offer the most barrier-free access of any facility of its kind across the state, if not the nation. “It will be a beautiful facility.” Review Board Executive Director Fred Monroe welcomed the announcement. “This is very good news, and it will be a boost to the economy in northern Warren County,” he said. During 2011, half of the campsites will be available to the first campers who arrive onsite. The other half will be offered only by prior reservations.

Scaroon Manor was a grand, exclusive resort that dates back to the 1880s. It closed in 1962 and was purchased i8n 1967 by the state, which had many of the buildings burned down, while some cabins were moved to Pottersville. Remains of a 500seat amphitheater, where vaudeville shows and world-class shows were presented, remains on the property. Scaroon Manor was chosen as the setting for the classic movie “Marjorie Morningstar,” which starred Gene Kelly and Natalie Wood. McEnaney also announced that the state plans in upcoming years to develop a milelong nature trail to connect the Scaroon Manor Campground with primitive hikein state campsites, to be built at nearby Camp Cayuga. Campers may reserve a campsite by contacting Reserve America online at http://newyorkstateparks.reserveamerica.com/ or by phone at 1-800-456-CAMP (1-800-456-2267).

Red Hot Chilli Pipers coming to Civic Center GLENS FALLS — The popular British bag-piping rock band “The Red Hot Chilli Pipers” will make an appearance at the Glens Falls Civic Center at 8 p.m. March 15. The band performs original fusion rock and covers of popular songs from many musical genres. The group was also the 2007 winner of the BBC talent show, “When Will I Be Famous.” Their concert is sponsored by radio station WPYX 106, and will feature music from the band's fourth and newest album, “Music for the Kilted Generation.” Tickets, starting at $27, go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the Civic Center Box Office, at ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster outlets. Tickets also can by purchased by calling (800) 745-3000.

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Where’s the trail?

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was still a teenager, when I began working for the recently created, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation in the spring of 1974. My first assignment was as a laborer with a Trail Crew tmaintaining the hiking trail to the summit of Hurricane Mountain, near Elizabethtown. The Fire Tower Observer was our supervisor, and he had a real bad attitude with the new agency, which he called the blankety-blank, “Department of Eternal Consternation”. He regularly complained that the new agency, which replaced the venerable, old Conservation Department, was composed of “more fools than tools”, especially since we went through equipment faster than the department could afford to replace it. Trail work was a muddy, buggy and backbreaking endeavor. We were particularly hard on the equipment after my fellow laborers learned if they broke the handles off enough shovels, our efforts would be relegated to trimming bushes and whipping weeds; rather than moving boulders and installing water bars along the steep trail. At the time I was an avid hiker, often climbing in the High Peaks with Geoff Carleton, a well-known birder from Elizabethtown. For me, the trail work was entertaining, with a mix of hard work and the pleasure of being in the woods. But when the camping season opened in late June of 1974, I was fortunate to transfer to Lincoln Pond State Campground, where I began a five-summer stint as a Lifeguard. Although I actually enjoyed the trail work and the mountaintop vistas, the view on the beach was much better for a teenager. In 1974, the department’s hiking literature indicated that there were a total of over 2000 miles of marked hiking trails within the Adirondack Park. In 1980, Essex County tourism brochures touted the same 2000-mile tally. In 1990, I Love New York tourism still maintained that there were

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t appears the recent cold snap froze more than the water pipes in my home ... area lakes are buttoned up as well, like a fine Italian dress shirt. The lower end of Lake Champlain and nearly all its bays are now fishable, as is the majority of Lake George. The smaller lakes are well frozen, though some are difficult to navigate because of snow and slush. Popular fishing destinations like Lake Eaton, Long Lake, Raquette Lake, Indian Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, Eagle Lake, Paradox Lake, Brant Lake and Schroon Lake also hold fishable ice. As a result, a handful of ice fishing tournaments loom in the region, including those in Tupper Lake, Saranac Lake, Schroon Lake, Hague and Pilot Knob.

The Northern Challenge — Feb. 5 TUPPER LAKE — Hundreds of fisherman from throughout the Northeast are expected to converge on Lake Simond this weekend for the Northern Challenge Ice Fishing Derby sponsored by the Tupper Lake Rod and Gun Club and the Adirondack Regional Federal Credit Union. The only thing larger than the turnout for this great derby are the prizes, which range from two new four-wheelers to hourly cash awards of $800 for fish that are caught. Entrants are encouraged to pre-register on Friday, Feb. 4 from noon until 10 p.m. at the Tupper Lake Rod and Gun Club located on Lake Simond Road, or anglers can register the day of the derby starting at 3 a.m. through the end of the day. Fishing will take place during this catch-and-release tournament from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. and prizes will be dolled out at 4 p.m. For more information, contact organizer Dave McMahon at 359-9715.

The Lake George Chinga-Classic — Feb. 19-20 PILOT KNOB — The popular Lake George Chinga-Classic, now in its 10th season, will have a new twist this year. Organizers YMCA Camp Chingachgook and FISH307.com have this year partnered with the Northeast Ice Fishing Tour to add a competitive panfish derby to the event. As in the past, prizes will still be awarded to children and adults for heaviest fish in the categories of perch, pike, lake trout and salmon during the two-day tourney, but the event has been expanded to include the first annual panfish tournament. This is a total weight tournament open to those entering a total of 10 panfish, which can include any combination of perch, bluegill, sunfish or crappie. The contest is open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and

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2000 miles of maintained trails. Even though nearly forty years have passed since I first discovered the total trail mileage tally, (in which time NY state has since added an additional one million acres of land to the Forest Preserve), the same figure of 2000 miles of trails, is still accepted as fact today. In a publication published by the National Outdoor Leadership School, authors Bruce Hampton and David Cole explained that our nation’s trails are declining in total, “In the 1930s, our national forests had 132,000 miles of trails; today there are fewer than 100,000 miles…. Today, although our national forest backcountry has 25 percent fewer trails, the public's use of trails has grown steadily. For every person hiking a trail in 1960, more than three people now leave their bootprints .” I wondered if a similar situation was occurring in the Adirondacks, so I posed the question to Tony Goodwin, of Keene Valley. Goodwin is the Executive Director of both the Adirondack Trail Improvement Society (ATIS) and the Jackrabbit Ski Trail. A well known authority on Adirondack hiking trails, he is responsible for maintaining 115 miles of ATIS trails in and around Keene Valley, and for the 33 miles of the Jackrabbit Ski Trail. Goodwin explained, “It has not shrunk that significantly in the Adirondacks. I think you find out the total if you add up the mileage from the Adirondack Mountain Club Guidebooks. There may not be a lot of new trails, but there have not been many lost.” I wondered, how could it be? So, my first call went out to the Adirondack Mountain Club, (ADK) an organization that was formed in 1922 to promote hiking and outdoor travel. From the beginning, ADK has been responsible for the design and construction of the majority of trails in the

Sunday with an awards ceremony to immediately follow. The Chinga-Classic is headquartered at the camp at the end of Pilot Knob Road off State Route 9L. The entry fee is $25 per person per day, or $30 for both days. Kids under 12 may register for $6 per day, or $10 for both days. The fee will be $35 with the panfish tourney included. For more information, visit FISH307.com or northeasticefishing.com

Northern Lake George Ice Fishing Tournament — Feb. 26-27 HAGUE — One of the region’s longest-running hardwater contests — the annual Northern Lake George Ice Fishing Tournament — will be held this year Feb. 26-27. The event, now in its 52nd year, is sponsored by the Hague Fish & Game Club and chambers of commerce of Hague and Ticonderoga. The entry fee is again just $15 for the two-day event with kids under 16 and seniors over 65 fishing for free. Cash and prizes will be awarded to the top six in the categories of lake trout, salmon, perch and northern pike. Organizer Steve Ramant said prizes include a Strikemaster gas auger, Perch a Clam Kenai ice-shelters, and Vexilar Cold-Snap parka and bib sets. New this year will be a clinic offered to area youth and novice anglers by Strikemaster pro angler Shawn Hayes. The clinic will be offered Feb. 26 at 8 a.m. at the town beach in Hague, and equipment will be provided to the first 40 registrants. For more information, call organizer Steve Ramant at 543-6542.

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A hiker enjoys the view from Ampersand Mountain, which overlooks the Saranac Lakes. The trail to the summit of Ampersand was established by Surveyor Verplank Colvin in the 1800's. Adirondacks. Today, ADK proudly continues this legacy. Currently, the organization has a professional trail crew to maintain state trails under a service contract with DEC. Additionally, various ADK Chapters provide numerous volunteer trail crews who are responsible for designing new trails and maintaining the older ones. And, ADK Guidebooks are considered the definitive source of information on hiking trails in the park. However, even they could not provide a current net total of the trail mileage in the park. Neil Woodworth, ADK’s Executive Director explained, “It is difficult to provide an accurate number, possibly the (DEC's) Unit Management Plans could shed some light on it. Rather than creating new trails, we are rerouting old trails or providing new connector trails for recently acquired lands.” Woodworth mentioned projects such as new trails to the summits of Lyon Mountain and Mt. Adams near Tahawus, as examples of ADK’s redesigned trails. These routes now incorporate a series of switchbacks to combat trail erosion, and lessen the pitch of the climb. These are new trails, but the cumulative affect has very little change in the overall total mileage. It seems that we are not loosing trails, however we aren’t gaining any either. Next week, I hope to have a more complete answer to the perplexing question of how the addition of over a million acres into the Adirondack Forest Preserve, has not changed the trail mileage in more than 40 years? Joe Hackett is a guide and sportsman residing in Ray Brook. Contact him at brookside18@adelphia.net

perch. Door prizes will be drawn hourly both days. Call Bunny Suprenant at 532-7685 for more information.

Colby Classic Ice Fishing Derby — March 5-6 SARANAC LAKE — The 27th annual Colby Classic Ice Fishing Derby will officially kick-off at 7 a.m., March 6. Fishing will conclude at 4 p.m. each day. Sponsored by the Saranac Lake and Fish and Game Club, the annual derby will be held at Lake Colby in the village of Saranac Lake. Contestants can pre-register at the Blue Line Sports Shop in Saranac Lake or on either of the derby days at the Lake Colby beach house across from the Adirondack Medical Center. Derby Day registration begins at 6:45 a.m. each day. The fee is $7 per adult per day or $10 for both days. Youths under age 16 can register for $3 per day or $5 for both days. Prizes will be awarded to both adults and youths in the categories of trout, salmon, perch and northern pike. A grand prize of a fully-chartered fishing trip for two people will be drawn, and other door prizes will be awarded. As in the past, 15 tagged fish will be stocked in Lake Colby prior to the derby by the state fish hatchery in Lake Clear. A $100 prize will be awarded to any fisherman who catches a tagged fish. For information, contact derby chairman Cecilia Martin at 201-4009 or co-chairman Patrick Farrell at 891-3319.

John Gereau is managing editor of Denton Publications and an avid outdoorsman. He may be reached at johng@den-

Schroon Lake Fishing Derby — March 5-6 SCHROON LAKE — The Schroon Lake derby has also grown into one of the region’s largest with cash payouts in three categories and daily giveaways. Fishing during this two-day event begins at daylight and ends at 4 p.m. Sunday. An awards ceremony will follow at the Schroon Lake Fish and Game Club. Anglers can pre-register by mail or entry forms can be picked up at Flanagan’s, Bobcat Sports or the fish and game club through March 4. Late entries can also be made at Flanagans March 4, or at the fish and game club either day of the tournament. The cost for all anglers, including children, is $12 through Feb. 27 and $15 thereafter. Three cash prizes will be awarded in the categories of trout, salmon and northern pike as well as a cash prize for heaviest pickerel and

In an exciting flurry of teamwork, Mike and Dylon Springer, of Queensbury, pulled in the winning fish in the children’s 12 and under category with a 4-lb, 11-oz trout at last year’s Chinga-Classic derby.


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FIREWOOD, $60 A Face Cord, You Pick Up. Extra For Delivery. 518-494-4788.

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NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 1/3/2011. Office in Warren Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 171 Montray Rd., Queensbury, NY 12804, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. NE-1/15/11-2/19/116TC-77570 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION of Limited Liability Company ("LLC") Name: CHIPWOOD, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State ("SSNY") on 12/30/10. Office Location: Warren County. The "SSNY" is designated as agent of the "LLC" upon whom process against it may be served. "SSNY" shall mail a copy of any process to the principal business location of LLC: 1606 S. Highland Park Drive, Lakes Wales, FL 33898. Purpose: All lawful activities. NE-1/22-2/26/11-6TC77579 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF 15 WASHINGTON LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect'y of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/30/2010. Office location, County of Warren. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 22 Roosevelt Ave, Glens Falls NY 12801. Purpose: any lawful act. NE-1/22-2/26/11-6TC77589 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1) The name of the Limited Liability Company is REYNOLDS ROOFING, LLC (2) The date of filing of the Articles of Organization with the Secretary of State was December 20, 2010. (3) The County in New York in which the office of the Company is located is Warren County.

(4) The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the Company upon which process may be served, and the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the Company served upon it to 10 Sarella Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801. (5) The Limited Liability Company is formed for any lawful business purpose or purposes. Dennis J. Tarantino, Esq. Kenneally & Tarantino (518) 792-6516 NE-1/22-2/26/11-6TC77587 ----------------------------NOTICE OF QUALIFICATION OF J AND J BEHRENS REALTY LIMITED PA R T N E R S H I P Application of Authority filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 12/01/10. Office location: Warren County. SSNY has been designated as agent of LP upon process against it may be served. The address to which SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LP is to c/o The Partnership, 151 Midland Avenue, Park Ridge, NJ 07658. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. NE-1/22-2/26/11-6TC77591 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED L I A B I L I T Y COMPANY ("LLC") Name: CONTRACTOR ADMINISTRATION GROUP, LLC Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York ("SSNY") on 1/10/11 Office Location: Warren County. The "SSNY" is designated as agent of the "LLC" upon whom process against it may be served. "SSNY" shall mail a copy of any process to 1 the LLC at: Lawrence St., Glens Falls, New York 12801. Any lawful purpose. Filer: Peter Fidopiastis, Esq. NE-1/22-2/26/11-6TC77592 ----------------------------NOTICE FORMATION PRO-SPEC

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DENTIAL SERVICES, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 01/07/11. Office location: Warren County. Princ. office of LLC: 1319 Friends Lake Rd., Chestertown, NY 12817. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the addr. of its princ. office. Purpose: Any lawful activity. NE-1/22-2/26/11-6TC77601 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF NEWCO 2011, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 1/6/11. Office location: Warren County. Sec. of State designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to the principal business address: Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company, 250 Glen St., Glens Falls, NY 12801, Attn: President. Purpose: any lawful activity. NE-1/22-2/26/11-6TC77600 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. The name of the company is Smoke N Save, LLC (the Company ). The Articles of Organization were filed with the New York State Department of State on December 13, 2010. The Company s office is located in Warren County. The Company s principal business location is at 756 Upper Glen Street, Suite No. 6, Queensbury, New York. The Secretary of State has been designated agent upon whom process against the Company may be served. The post office address to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the Company served upon him or her is 756 Upper Glen Street, Suite No. 6, Glens Falls, New York. The purpose of the Company is to engage in any lawful act or activity for which limit-

ed liability companies may be organized under the Limited Liability Company Law of the State of New York. NE-1/29-3/5/11-6TC77607 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION QUEENSBURY DINER LLC Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 1/7/2011 Off. Loc.: Warren Cnty. SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o The LLC, 518 Aviation Road, Queensbury, NY 12804. Purpose: all lawful activities. Latest date to dissolve 12/31/2095. NE-2/5-3/12/11-6TC77625 ----------------------------PUBLIC NOTICE FORMATION OF A NEW YORK LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY 1.The name of the limited liability company is RUSU GLEN STREET, LLC. 2.The date of filing of the Articles of Organization with the Department of State was September 1, 2010. 3.The county in New York in which the offices of the LLC are located is Warren. 4.The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process may be served, and the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any such process served against the LLC to 162 Warren Street, Apt. #5, Glens Falls, NY 12801. 5.The business purpose of the LLC is to engage in any and all business activities permitted under the laws of the state of New York. LITTLE & O’CONNOR ATTORNEYS, P.C. 19 W. Notre Dame Street, P.O. Box 898 Glens Falls, New York 12801-0898 NE-2/5-3/12/11-6TC77633 ----------------------------PUBLIC NOTICE FORMATION OF A NEW YORK LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY 1.The name of the limited liability company is 13 SHERMAN

AVENUE, LLC. 2.The date of filing of the Articles of Organization with the Department of State was September 1, 2010. 3.The county in New York in which the offices of the LLC are located is Warren. 4.The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process may be served, and the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any such process served against the LLC to 162 Warren Street, Apt. #5, Glens Falls, NY 12801. 5.The business purpose of the LLC is to engage in any and all business activities permitted under the laws of the state of New York. LITTLE & O’CONNOR ATTORNEYS, P.C. 19 W. Notre Dame Street, P.O. Box 898 Glens Falls, New York 12801-0898 NE-2/5-3/12/11-6TC77632 ----------------------------PUBLIC NOTICE FORMATION OF A NEW YORK LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY 1.The name of the limited liability company is 162 WARREN STREET, LLC. 2.The date of filing of the Articles of Organization with the Department of State was September 1, 2010. 3.The county in New York in which the offices of the LLC are located is Warren. 4.The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process may be served, and the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any such process served against the LLC to 162 Warren Street, Apt. #5, Glens Falls, NY 12801. 5.The business purpose of the LLC is to engage in any and all business activities permitted under the laws of the state of New York. LITTLE & O’CONNOR ATTORNEYS, P.C. 19 W. Notre Dame Street, P.O. Box 898 Glens Falls, New York 12801-0898 NE-2/5-3/12/11-6TC77634 -----------------------------


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APARTMENT FOR RENT CHESTERTOWN: Apt.1870 sq ft, Friends Lake Rd. Estate, 2bdr , storage room, ef f. kitchen, loft, great room w/fireplace, heated garage, adults, no smoking/pets $850/mo. 792-1300 CROWN POINT - All New 2 Bedroom, Full Bath In Town. Parking, Garbage Removal, W/D Hook-Up Included. Pets W elcome. $475. Please Call Ron At 518-597-4541 or Ray at 518-647-8275. EFFICIENCY UNITS in North Creek, NY for the working adult. Heat, hot water , cable & totally furnished. $125@week. Call518-251-9910.

PORT HENRY 2 Bedroom Lakeview Apartment. $750 Per Month. Heat, Hot Water, Water, Sewer & Lawn Care Included. Off Street Parking. Great Neighbors. References & Deposit Required. Contact robbiedobb@aol.com or 919-239-3791. PUTNAM: 2 Bedroom Apartment, Washer/Dryer hookup, Satellite TV, Deck. $615/Month + utilities. No Pets/Smoking, 1 Month Security. 518-547-8476 or 914-8793490. PORT HENRY - Ground Floor 1 Bedroom Apartment. Heat, Stove & Refrigerator Included. $550 Per Month, $100 Security . 518-546-8278.

**FREE FORECLOSURE LISTINGS*** Over 400,000 properties nationwide. Low down payment. Call now 1-800-749-3041* TICONDEROGA - MT. V ista Apartments, 2 Bedroom $558 & 3 Bedroom $572, Utilities Average $118/$203. Rental Assistance Might Be Available. Must Meet Eligibility Requirements. 518-584-4543. NYS TDD Relay Service 1-800-421-1220. Handicap Accessible, Equal Housing Opportunity.

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UPSTATE NEW York LAND BARGAINS ATV & Snowmobile Trails. State Game Lands. 19 Acres Valley Views- $29,995. 5 Acres Camp Lot-$15,995. Adirondack River-WAS: $119,995. NOW: $69,995. 24 Acres-Tug Hill$17,995. Scheduling land tours 7days/ week. Call 800-229-7843 Or Visit www.LandandCamps.com

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SELL/RENT YOUR TIMESHARE FOR CASH!!! Our Guaranteed Services will Sell/ Rent Your Unused Timeshare for CASH! Over $95 Million of fered in 2010! www .sellatimeshare.com (800) 882-0296

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