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By John Grybos NEWCOMB — The North Country Challenge, a nearly 10 mile canoe and kayak race around Lake Harris, returns for its ninth year Saturday, Aug. 20. The race attracts serious kayakers, said Joanna Donk, who's one of three members of the race committee, with medals awar ded to first, second and third places. About 35 boats show up each year , Donk said. The race takes place on flat water, and the r ocks along the circuit ar e well-known. If the water's fairly low they can be easily seen, making for a smooth race course. When Donk and the other organizers arrive at the town beach on the morning of the race, there are always a couple eager racers waiting with their craft on their roof racks. The ones who show up to compete for the win ar e a highlight for Donk. The boats they compete in ar e “beautiful pieces of craftsmanship,” long, long boats that get them ar ound the race in a little less than an hour-and-a-half.


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Moose Fest to highlight calling contest By John Grybos INDIAN LAKE — Barks, bellows and grunts. Moos and moans. With a range like that, contestants at the town's first-ever moose-calling imitation competition have their work cut out for them.

Slated for Satur day, Sept. 24 from 2 to 4 p.m., the calling contest is the big new event at the Gr eat Adirondack Moose Festival, said Brenda Valentine, one of the event organizers. “It's a hoot,” she said. It's actually mor e like a foghorn, said Ed Kanze, an author and natur e guide who'll judge the competi-

tion. The low ululations make the sound travel, especially helpful when the beasts navigate foggy autumn forests. He's joked that the grand prize for the best moose mime will be enticing one of the animals out of the fore st. Though it 's s illy t o t hink i t might happen, he said, it's CONTINUED ON PAGE 10

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BAKERS MILLS — A pig roast and Harley ride fundraiser will celebrate its fourth year Aug. 20 at J & J's Foxx Lair Tavern. The event is held in memory of Chris Hitchcock, a local logger who was killed in a motorcycle accident in 2007. Registration begins at 11 a.m. A disc jockey starts the music at 3:30 p.m., continuing until the Steven L. Smith Band plays at 10:30 p.m. The pig is served at 5 p.m., with a donation of $10 asked from diners. Biker games are played, said Gretchen Kirby, Hitchcock's aunt and an event organizer. A highlight is the Weiner Game. Two posts have a beam cr ossing them, with a string tied in the middle of the horizontal beam. Dangling from the string is a hot dog or sausage dipped in mustard. The object is for a rider to drive their motorc ycle through the posts, while their passenger tries to catch the food with his or her mouth. There will be door prizes and 50/50 raffles for a hammock and two quilts handmade by Hitchcock's mother. The money raised funds a scholarship for vocational education in fields of conservation and heavy equipment. Proceeds also go to a loggers' hardship fund that helps loggers and their families through tough times. The scholarship is administered through the Warren County BOCES. Interested students write essays that ar e reviewed by Hitchcock's family, who choose the student they feel is most deserving.


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Supervisor: Beach open for recreation By John Grybos NORTH CREEK — Though the water is closed to swimming, the town beach is still open for re creation, said Supervisor Sterling Goodspeed at the town meeting Aug. 16. Chamber of Commerce President Dave Bulmer asked if activities like kayaking lessons were still possible, and Goodspeed said, “Yes now, and yes in the future.” The town has no intention of letting the pond become an overgrown swamp, said Goodspeed. The ar ea can and should be made aesthetically pleasing, as it's an important part of the first impression made on visitors coming in along Route 28. If nicely landscaped and stocked with fish, the pond can offer a usable and attractive r ec ar ea, even without swim-

ming, said Goodspeed. “We can design it to be beautiful, we can design it to get a bunch of use,” he said. The vote to begin pr ocedures for closing wasn't a vote against the beach, he said, but a vote not to spend more taxpayer money on maintaining the pond as a swimming site. In an economic climate with government bodies tightening their pursestrings, it's dif ficult to justify the annual expense of keeping the beach open when it er gularly fails clarity tests by August and is closed by the Department of Health, he said. Addressing an audience concern, Goodspeed said that this closure doesn't mean the pond can never again be used for swimming. I t c ould b e r eopened i n t he f uture, i f c ircumstances warrant.

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NORTH CREEK — Revolts and r evolutions in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Yemen, Bahrain and Syria have been a news focus for the last seven months. An opportunity to understand mor e about the origins, development, and pr ospects of these movements will take place Sunday, Aug. 21 at 10:30 a.m. (come early for cof fee or drinks) at the North Cr eek United M ethodist C hurch o n M ain S treet a cross f rom t he bank. Dr. Byron Shafer, a seasonal r esident of North River, will deliver a Power Point presentation on this topic. Dr. Shafer holds a Ph.D. fr om Harvard University, and is an emeritus professor of For dham University in New York City. For fifteen y ears h e w as c o-director o f F ordham’s M iddle E ast Studies Program. Discussion will follow the talk. The public is invited. Admission is free. Coffee and cookies will conclude the gathering.

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Senators call for creative economic planning By George Earl LONG LAKE — During a joint visit in Hamilton County late last week, U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand spoke with community members and business leaders a bout t he e conomic f uture of the North Country. The two lawmakers hosted a r oundtable discussion at the Long Lake Central School. The general tone of the forum in Long Lake was upbeat, but ur gent. Like other rural regions affected by the recession, the Adir ondacks are feeling the pinch as federal and state dollars become scarcer. The senators offered some advice for getting local economies on track – and their message was “get cr eative.” Garry Douglas is the executive director for the North Country Chamber of Commerce. He was among a small group that took part in an informal discussion with the senators. Douglas said that improving passenger rail service is crucial to the economic future of the park. “As we talk mor e in this nation about the need to green our transportation systems, we need to start preparing now to create alternate transportation modes,” he said. Douglas explained that refurbishing the Adir ondack Scenic Railroad would help ensur e “that the Adirondacks don’t become, as they virtually are already, 100-percent dependent on oil driven tr ucks and cars winding in and out of the

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Senator Elizabeth O'C Little; James McKenna, Lake Placid CVB/Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism; Sen. Schumer; and Sen. GIllibrand stop for ice cream at regional favorite Donnelly's Ice Cream stand on Friday afternoon after a roundtable discussion in Lake Clear on Friday afternoon. Photo provided by ROOST/Kimberly Rielly Adirondacks on two-lane highways. That’s not sustainable going forward.” Douglas said the Adirondack Scenic Railroad, which extends fr om Utica to Lake Placid, is the last railr oad that extends into the Central Adirondacks. Douglas said he’s working on a creative way to improve it; he’s calling on the United States Army. “The department of the Army has a railr oad battalion that needs training missions,” he said. “And they will s elect p rojects a round the country and come in and rehab and upgrade rail lines. There has been an active conversation going on with them to explore the opportunity and find out if they might have an interest, and they do.” Schumer said he and Gillibrand would do what the could to help gr ease the wheels, including appealing to Secr etary of the Army

John McHugh, a North Country native. “The railroad thing seems very exciting. John McHugh always tries to help the North Country ,” Schumer said. “We worked closely together when he was in Congress and now Kirsten has taken his place on the armed services committee so we’ll have a good chance.” But they acknowledged that it’s getting tougher to secure money for local projects. That’s because of a Congressional moratorium on earmarks, the spending provisions that politicians traditionally tack on to federal bills for pet projects in their home states. Congr ess approved the moratorium earlier this year , but Schumer and Gillibrand came out against the ban. Schumer said during the meeting in Long Lake that a complete ban on earmarks was the wrong approach.

“What an earmark is, is it allows us to designate money,” Schumer said. “W e know mor e about what the North Country needs than some bur eaucrat in W ashington.” The ban on earmarks means funding for local projects like expanding access to broadband and wireless Internet have been put on hold. And now lawmakers are appealing directly to state agencies to try to secure funding for projects. During the discussion in Long Lake, several other “creative” ideas wer e floated by the senators, including volunteer -based strategies for extending broadband access to the homes of school-aged children. In addition to being cr eative, many of the ideas that were discussed at the forum emphasized volunteerism and entrepreneurship, rather than reliance on government.

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ust two years ago Ticonderoga leaders envisioned a vibrant commercial district at its “Four Corners.” The area surrounding the intersection of Routes 9N and 74 already had Wal-mart attracting thousands of shoppers. Lowe’s and Dunkin’ Donuts had just opened. Rite Aid, wanting to be where the action is, moved from its downtown location to the “Four Corners.” Plans were being discussed to bring national hotel and restaurant chains along with several smaller retailers to the area. To prepare for the economic boom, the town extended infrastructure in the area. New York State modified Route 9N to handle the expected increase in traffic. Ticonderoga seemed poised to make an economic leap. Today, those dreams have been dashed. Dunkin’ Donuts closed just a few months after opening and now sits empty. Plans for the hotel and restaurant collapsed. This week Lowe’s unexpectedly closed, leaving 86 people unemployed and a 124,000 square feet building empty. Wal-mart remains and — like it or not — is the community’s retail engine. When Wal-mart expressed interest in Ticonderoga more than a decade ago, a common debate took place. Are “big box” stores good for communities? With the loss of Lowe’s, that debate has been renewed without an answer. Lowe’s failed, leaving behind a huge warehouse-type building that could sit vacant for years. Wal-mart has succeeded, providing jobs, area shoppers goods and local government taxes. Where does Ticonderoga go from here? No one can accuse local leaders of being disengaged. The community has the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership, Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance, Ti Economic Development Committee, PRIDE and the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce all working to improve the local economy. And it has plans. There’s the Quality Destination Plan, the National Main Street Trust plan and plans to construct a replica

18th Century sawmill to serve as a tourist draw and economic hub. Ticonderoga is not alone. Communities throughout the North Country are struggling to improve their economies. Almost all have similar local groups working on the issue. And there have been state programs, like the now-defunct Empire State Development Zones, that were supposed to spur economic development. Offering tax breaks, loans and other incentives, the EDZ program was supposed to bring major manufacturers and jobs to the North Country. To take full advantage of the program Essex County beefed up its Industrial Development Agency and communities constructed industrial parks awaiting companies. Today, those parks in Ticonderoga, Moriah, Schroon Lake and Keeseville sit mostly empty. Walking along Main Street in Port Henry recently, Tom Scozzafava could only shake his head. “I’m frustrated,” the Moriah supervisor admitted. “Our economy is worse now than when the (iron) mines closed in 1972. Look at the businesses that have closed in the last three years. Port Henry’s main street doesn’t have a single business on its east side. “What do we have to do? Why can’t we attract business here,” Scozzafava asked. “What do we need to do? I don’t have the answer, but I know we need to do a lot of soul searching.” The loss of Lowe’s is a blow the area economy, but perhaps it’s also an opportunity to do that “soul searching.” What type of economic development does a community want? What type is needed? What type is realistic? Those and many other questions need to be answered, especially before local communities roll out the red carpet for another big box retailer.

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fearlessly into the future and eadership and concommand our attention. The fidence are two bigger the vision the greater key intangibles the attention the person that have a major effect on commands. It aalso goes human behavior. Our nawithout saying the larger the tion is in desperate need of stage the larger the audiboth right now. ence, so goes the risk versus From the beginning of the reward. Not every leader time, despite how indeachieves his intended goal, pendent we may feel, we such as Columbus, and not look for signs or signals beevery leader will lead people Dan Alexander fore r esponding to situain the right moral dir ection, tions. When the signals Thoughts from such as Hitler, but that doesaren’t clear it causes confuBehind the Pressline n’t mean that we should not sion. When people ar e congravitate to follow a leader , fused they act irrationally , and irrational activity causes misinformation and results it only means that we need to wisely agree that his intent is a belief we share. in a serious lack of comfort or confidence. President Obama won the 2008 election Without confidence, humans, like most and became our leader on the premise that species, figuratively put our collective he would bring about change and fix the isheads in to the sand and wait for an “all sues that wer e af fecting the country . The clear” signal. The last few weeks we’ve seen and wit- optimism that people felt upon his inaugunessed what happens in our society when ration has worn thin, the issues have we do not have strong, focused leadership grown deeper and his leadership now appears in jeopar dy. As the country and that we can tr ust to guide us fr om a dangerous situation. Our political leaders con- world waits for a new signal of optimism to captur e our attention, we have to continue to point fingers, the stock market is all over the board, we continue to get sider our own r ole in this continuing dramixed signals through the media and their ma of life. Are we leaders in our small cir cle? Do we talking heads and the r esult is when in encourage optimism and risk or ar e we doubt we go into primal pr otection mode to defend against the fear of the unknown. more apt to let others lead and then point the finger of blame when the goal is not Consider for a minute Christopher Columbus and his quest to sail out into the reached? We all long for better days but we must ocean, believed to be flat by most people at the time, in searc h of better ro ute to the east remember e ach o f us p lays a n i mportant by going west. Not only did he have to con- role in our families, local communities and even on larger stages. Leaders with vision vince King Fer dinand and Queen Isabella e of Spain to finance his plan, he had to con- and confidence don’t just happen. They ar vince those folks sailing on the Nina, Pin- nurtured from small opportunities that begin at a young age and continue to gro w in ta and Santa Maria he knew what he was doing and where they were going. For his an environment that encourages and supown purposes he shielded them from the ports reaching new goals and taking risks. Let’s make sur e that in this time of untruth regarding how far they had ventured and continued to demonstrate confidence certainty w e d on’t n eglect o r d iscourage and leadership, thereby avoiding a mutiny our youth into thinking the United States which would have caused not only failure isn’t full of opportunity and that their fubut reinforced the common day belief that ture looks every bit as pro mising as the one we w ere g iven. C hallenges w ill a lways no such r oute existed. Despite the simple arise thr oughout the ages, and leaders fact that up until his death he believed he must step up to accept the challenges dehad discovered a new r oute to Asia, what spite t he d egree o f di fficulty, f or i n th eir we know today is he had discover ed the failure they pr ovide the motivation and continent of America. opportunity for a new vision to captur e our The bottom line was not that his belief attention and pr ovide the confidence we was completely incorr ect; the point I’m all need in our lives. trying to make is that without taking risk and w ithout c onfident b elief i n y our a cDan Alexander is publisher and owner of tions, we fail to grow and without growth, Denton Publications. He may be reached at our human nature is to stagnate. We need leaders with vision who look

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t's encouraging to see that New York state is decentralizing into regions. That's because as our founding forefathers knew, people who experience the result of their own decisions are better qualified to make sensible choices. By contrast, we as a nation and as a state have been suffering much like a person going into shock; the fingers and toes turn blue because the little oxygenated blood is reserved for the heart and lungs. Even the brain may be deprived of what it needs to function coherently, causing a blackout. We, the “fingers” and “toes” can and must adapt to the situation in a way that works, which is not by sacrificing our identity. Having recently come from a more heavily populated area, I've noticed more than a few positive things about the people here. You tend to be more connected to family and relatives. When Old River Road in North Creek was evacuated due to flooding, nobody needed public emergency shelters; all the evacuees stayed with family and friends. People who rely on public services are so few and far between that the agency for which I work, providing home care for elderly clients, is hard-pressed to find enough work for me close to Minerva where my son and I live. Back where we used to live, people are much quicker to expect public help, and the officials tended to practice less sense. That's part of why we moved up here. Those of us who had to work low-paying jobs to be there for our families suffered needlessly at the hands of authorities who didn't know the harm their ignorance caused. Trailers could only be placed in trailer parks. Officials wouldn't let us have porches big enough to comfortably hold a


picnic table. Deer carcasses by the road were much more common they are here due to hunting own than restrictions. And although we couldn't pay decent wages to the experienced cops who kept drifting to other towns willing to pay them what they were worth, we could somehow “afford” the huge, fancy high school my youngest graduated from before we moved north to freedom. While we still lived back there, I did manage to teach the concept of personal responsibility to my sons by taking them on hikes in the woods. Whatever they thought was important enough to bring, they had to carry until we got back home. Similarly, each region has different priorities and needs the freedom to decide, in this time of limited resources, which are worth carrying and how to take them. But as we all learned too well in the wake of 9/11/01, sometimes we just plain need help. It's wise to consider that our neighbors to the south could be stricken. Like a man who wakes up to find his house on fire, they may find that their “fingers” and “toes” are absolutely essential as they seek their own safety and that of their loved ones. It's a good thing that we live in a place where friendly folks volunteer help and advice, whether your concern is dealing with a rabid dog literally in your back yard, or perhaps slaughtering a chicken. Up here, people don't just throw out foods they can't eat when they change diets, they give it to someone else like a friend from church did for us (to the tune of at least three weeks worth of groceries!). We live, and need to live, in a Good Samaritan community where people see a need and fulfill it, rather than shun getting their hands dirty to help a stranger in need. Deborah McIlrath

uly 2011 will be remembered as a very hot and humid month when even the nighttime temperatures remained high. With such warm temperatures and below normal rainfall, it became necessary to water lawns and gardens to keep them from burning or drying up.

Space program benefits U.S. To the News Enterprise: In her article in the Athol-Thurman section, in the August 6, 201 1 issue of the Adirondack Journal, Evie Russell made the following comment: “Now that the U.S. space pr ogram has come to an end, it will save our nation billions of dollars. At this point, I wonder whether this extra money will go towar d paying off national debt, or will it go to another country? For some of us, discontinuing the space pr ogram came none too soon. The old timers used to say , “If we wer e meant to go to Mars, Jupiter, we would have been born there!” Another “old timers” saying was, “If we were meant to drive cars, we would have been born with wheels.”Aren’t you glad this closed minded thinking didn’t prevail? Please tell the 7,000 workers at the Cape or the 6,000 in Houston who just got their layoff notices that this program was a waste of money. Also include the workers in the surrounding service industry, fast-food, groceries, hotels, firemen, police and the teachers who will now lose their jobs because of the lack of customers as the workers move from the Cape area and Houston. Remember, this money was not just thrown into space, there to burn up or float around for ever, it was used to pur chase equipment and to pay workers here on earth. Thereby increasing the tax money sent to the Feds for them to waste on stimulus pr ograms that don’t stimulate, or war on poverty programs which have failed completely to r educe poverty. Also, ther e is no “extra” money . In fact, one of the r easons the space pr ogram was stopped is because this government has spent all the “extra” money so we ar e now $14 trillion in debt without enough to keep the program going. Some spin-offs of the space pr ogram are: computer technology, air quality monitor , virtual r eality, str uctural analysis for automobile design, consumer/home r ecreation, enriched baby food, water purification system, scratch resistant lenses. In environmental and r esource management: solar ener gy,


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erle Coulter is home from being in rehab at Sunnyview. She is on the gain and is glad she is doing

good. Muriel LaPointe fell and broke her arm below the shoulder. A lot of pain but she’s glad that it wasn't worse. Harold Ross is still in Albany Med but came through his surgery and is gaining slow. Rose Allen had her second sleep apnea tests this past week. We are sorry to hear that Cindy and Tim Allen lost Cindy's twin sister this past week. Many of the Alice and the late Howard Zah-

niser family were at their Bakers Mills home for a vacation. Alice ‘s great-grandson, Teddy, told me there was a total of 19 from Alice's family. Many of Earl Allen's family have been helping him to get ready for the Allen Engine Show that will be this weekend, Aug 19 and 20. Come and enjoy. Pitch a tent or bring your camper. Electric hookup is available. Also, this weekend will be four days of Bluegrass at the Ski Bowl in North Creek. Happy birthday to: Beth Allen, Marie Montena, Emma Phillips, Lucus Dunkley, Jesika Bradway, Vasanti Elyse, Cassaundra Cleveland, Frank Noel, Philip Wells, Carl Wells, Jonathan Allen, Brian Warrinon. Happy anniversary to: Mickey and Tammy Farrell. Enjoy each and every day.

Question of the Month What is your perfect summer day? Mrs. Knickerbocker ’s kindergarten class at Johnsburg Central responded: “My perfect summer day is having my birthday party, because my birthday is in August.” Michael Wagner “I like to go to the beach and play in the water.” Nicholas McNutt “I like to take walks on a sunny day.” Brian Hewitt “I like days when I go to the summer youth program.” Dominic Selleck

“My mom takes me to the ice cre am place, then we get to go in the pool.” Kamron Calvert “I like to play outside and go swimming.” Tavia Ellifritz “My perfect summer day is to go in the pool, go on the slippery slide, r un through the sprinkler and go to the Great Escape.” Lilly Bland “I like to go hiking, and I am going to the ocean.” Caden DeGroat “I’m going fishing with my mom.” Matthew Towne “My perfect summer day is going swimming and playing beach ball.” Autumn Barrett

Correction On page six of the July 30 edition of the News Enterprise, a photo of Ken Bitten was incorrectly identified as Bill McKibben.

The average high temperature was 83.4 degrees, and the average low was 58.5 degrees giving us an average of 70.9 degrees, 2.3 degrees above normal and the 7th warmest on record. The warmest July average was 72 degrees recorded in both 1987 and 1988. The coolest July was 65.1 degrees recorded in 1992. Any year when the average July temperature here is above 70 degrees can be considered to be a hot one. There have been only eight years in the last 30 when July has averaged above 70 degrees. Nights here in the area are usually cool, but July 21 the temperature here in Riparius at 11 p.m. was 82 degrees, a bad night for

sleeping. There were five days above 90 degrees compared to an average of 2.6 days. The highest temperature, 94 degrees, was recorded on the 21st and the lowest, 53 degrees, was recorded on the 15th and 16th. Rainfall for the month was 2.37 inches, 0.6 inches below normal and not nearly enough to satisfy lawns and gardens. The greatest amount, 0.78 inches, fell on the 18th with measurable precipitation falling on only eight days. The river reached its highest level, 4.43 feet, on the 18th and its lowest level, 2.70 feet, on the 1st.

Letters to the Editor weather forecasting aid, forest management. These are just few of the spin-offs from the space pr ogram. For a full list, do a Google search for “NASA spinoffs.” I think you’ll be amazed at the pr oducts that came fr om this program and are now in use on Earth. Money well spent! Sincerely, Edward Binder

Jesus just wants money To the News Enterprise: Hello, people. It’s me, the voice on hockey history, Hawkeye. People, here is a piece that will show to all why people should not go to church on Sundays or even pray to a false god. People, why go to chur ch or even pray to something that does not even exist, because people for years have put his prayers or a glorified book of pain first. People, the chur ch today has glorified a fake person who calls himself god is a joke and a con artist. People, when you get wronged in life others tell you to go to church or to pray , but the only person who is real and not a fake is the devil. People, in today’s community the chur ch has lied to its followers and others who have bought into a fake person who does not care about honest people. God causes people pain and suf fering and drives people over the edge into madness. Be warned, god does not exist because he was cr eated to raise money for these con artists. People, do not go to chur ch because it’s a waste of time, and it’s a money pit. Christopher "Hawkeye" Bennett Olmstedville

Thanks from Wayne Stock To the News Enterprise: I’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of the people that made the Wayne Stock event to benefit the North Country Har dship Fund. All of the items donated by businesses and friends allowed our auction to raise much-needed funds. This was a very successful pro-active benefit: Cr eative Stage Lighting, United Stag-

ing, IATSE 524, the 10 bands, the full pr oduction people, Brant Lake T axi, Andie’s Restaurant, Basil & W icks, Copperfield, Marsha’s Restaurant, Cr onin’s golf course, Town of Johnsbur g, Warrensburg Chamber of Commer ce, NCHF Boar d and mostly to YOU the our supporters. Wayne “Wayno” Bukovinsky President, NCHF

Thanks from Dollars for Scholars

To the News Enterprise: Johnsburg Dollars for Scholars would like to thank the following for supporting our Spaghetti Dinner Fund Raiser last week: Laurie and the folks at Marsha’s Restaurant for volunteering their time and esources, r Jacob & T oney for donating meat, Rockhill Bakehouse for their donation of Italian ro lls, and Price Chopper. Many thanks to the community members who came to enjoy the meal and support the Books for Young Scholars Pr ogram. A total of $479 was raised to support the pr ogram for the 201 1-12 year. Last year books wer e provided for JCS students in grades PK-6th grade as well as funds for literacy programs at JCS and the Headstart pr ogram. Additionally, college tuition scholarships totaling $10,180 were awarded to 10 members of the JCS Class of 201 1 at graduation in June. Community support is vital to continued success in our efforts to serve the children of Johnsburg. Our lar gest fund raiser , Race the T rain, was not able to take place this year due to the change in the railr oad provider. We are planning the r eturn of Race the T rain next summer in partnership with Iowa Pacific Railroad. Johnsburg Dollars for Scholars organizers

Gov. spending is important discussion To the News Enterprise: Thanks for your r ecent viewpoint in the July 30 issue. I agre e with your comments especially about Congress giving up personal-

ly and the scare tactics used to get what they want. I would like to add two other points. First of all, Social Security isn't an entitlement program, but many politicians choose to refer to it as such. This money was a for ced contribution under the guise of a r etirement pr ogram. I myself have contributed since I first started working at the age of 16. I have not stopped working since. I am now 60. For 25 years my wife and I were self-employed and wer e both contributing 15 percent of our gr oss income (and we wer e always at the top of the cap) to Social Security. I am suggesting that the ceiling be r emoved and all Americans pay the same percentage into the system. W e will then have more than enough money for Social Security and be able to lower the per centage rate we pay in. The second point is no one is addr essing how much we spend on our military budget. The politicians have convinced us, again with the use of scare tactics, that we need to spend 698 trillion dollars a year accord ing to Wikipedia, et al. I think this should be put on the bargaining table like everything else. Not everyone in this country wants to be involved in all of the wars we ar e now involved in. In fact, this is why some people voted for Obama. He said he was going to bring the tr oops home fr om iraq when he was campaigning, instead we have expanded the countries our tr oops ar e fighting in. This country has become the military for the world. We spend more on our military than the next 17 countries listed combined and six times as much as China, our near est competitor. Military spending has become big business and many of our elected of ficials are invested in it. Remember the famous words of Eisenhower's farewell address; beware the unchecked power of the militaryindustrial complex. Our elected of ficials seem to think they don't have to answer to anyone. Keep it coming Mr. Alexander, and thanks for giving the average citizen a place to make their thoughts and concerns public. God knows we have no where else when it comes to the media. William Christopher Warrensburg

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Minerva VFD, rescue prepares for emergencies By Mike Corey MINERVA — A violent thunderstorm has just passed through town. Trees and power lines are down on Healy Road and the Minerva Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad has been dispatched to the scene because of burning tr ees and arcing lines. National Grid has been notified. It’s learned that a bunch of kids have been camping and partying near Healy Road. Upon the fire department’s arrival on the scene, it’s discovered that several kids have various injuries, some serious. Minerva Emergency Medical Services has been dispatched, and additional ambulances arrive following a call for mutual aid. It’s discover ed that thr ee campers have wander ed away into the woods and are now lost. A canine search and rescue unit has been contacted and arrives at the scene. One of the lost campers has a fractur ed arm, badly sprained ankle, and possible neck injury. The Minerva Town Supervisor begins the intense process of coordinating the complicated effort to handle this emergency. Did all this happen in Minerva on Sunday , July 17, at around 1 p.m.? It did indeed, but it was a drill, not the real deal. W ith extensive planning and plenty of participation from many people in the ar ea, the Minerva Emer gency Preparedness Committee held a drill that covered an emergency that could have occurr ed in the T own. The or ganizers used the established Incident Command System to respond quickly and effectively to a potential serious emergency. A total of 37 people participated in this emer gency pr eparedness effort that afternoon. There were partygoers, emergency shelter attendants, a worried mother, firefighters, EMTs

and other medical personnel, lost campers, a parking coordinator, command post personnel, canine rescue coordinators, Cash the dog, phone monitors, and vehicle drivers. In short, it was a concerted effort that worked well. Ther e were a few glitches, but identifying these later will make an actual emergency (or drill) progress more smoothly. “We wer e r eally pleased with the drill,”Town Supervisor Sue Montgomery Cor ey said. “ It’s t he f irst t ime in a long time a town drill like this was attempted, and we really had plenty of participants. We’ll put what we learned to good use in a re al emergency.” Following the drill, a potluck dinner was available at the Minerva Town Hall for all participants. A sort of debriefing about what things Emergency Medical Services personnel secure a mock patient t o a back-board for transport to the ambuwent well and what things lance during emergency preparedness drills in Minerva. needed impr ovement was Photo by Ed Gage held, with plenty of ideas put forth. Corey) would like to thank town employees, emer gency reThe Minerva Emergency Preparedness Committee (in parsponse p ersonnel, c itizen v olunteer g roups a nd a ll p articiticular Chairperson Patty Warrington, Mark Sullivan, Kathy pants in a collaborative effort that worked in a mostly seamHalloran, Nancy Shaw , Betty LeMay and Sue Montgomery less way.

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Creek train station to Riparius, with W illiam Bickham, of College Park, Pa., according to Mark Frost’s May 2, 1985 article about the 1967 trip in The Chr onicle. Ethel Kennedy raced in the Derby with mountaineer James Whittaker and capsized several times along the 7.5-mile trip. The best time of the May 7, 1967 Derby race was 1:03:15, by kayaker Emil Mascheck, of Toronto. Robert Kennedy finished in 1:11:29, taking third place in his class. Hauthaway finished in 1:04:24, the fourth best time of the day , in his oneman kayak. Hauthaway died at his home on Oct. 22, 2002 at the age of 77, according to his obituary. Robert Kennedy died from an assassin’s bullet on June 6, 1968 in Los Angeles. A U.S. senator r epresenting New York from 1965 to 1968, he helped pass the Senate’s version of the Wild and Scenic Rivers bill in August 1967. He was on the Senate Interior Committee at the time. The vote was 84-0. The senator never saw President Lyndon B. Johnson sign the bill on Oct. 2, 1968; the U.S. House of Repr esentatives didn’t pass its version until Sept. 12, 1968. The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 1968 instituted a National Wild and Scenic Rivers System to help pr otect the environment. These rivers can be found in 39 states and in Puerto Rico, and they ar e divided into three categories: wild, scenic and recreational. There is only one New York state river in the Na-Leave A Message70003 tional Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and it is not the Hudson River. In 1978, 73.4 miles of the Delawar e River along the New York-Pennsylvania border wer e added to the System and are now protected as the Upper Delawar e Scenic and Recr eational River, according to the National Park Service. Many portions of the Upper Hudson River ar e now Middle Hudson Hudson -protected by New York state North River River to to as part of the Fore st Preserve, North Creek including the 17,200- acr e Hudson Gor ge Primitive Schedule: Area. Tue., Thur., Sat. or Sun. 2:30 PM (This story was pr eviously published in “New York State’s Reservations: Mountain Heritage: Adir Phone: 518-251-3215 dack Attic, Volume 3,” by Andy North Creek, New York Flynn.) 70040


Prime was the agent who sold Binger ’s kayak to the museum, according to the artifact’s accession file. Binger, in another kayak, made the trip down the Hudson with Prime and Robert Kennedy. His detailed account of the trip was published as a sidebar to Prime’s article in the Autumn 1967 issue of American WHITE WATER. It is written in log format and explains that ther e were about 60 people in the party, which was divided into four groups. Binger was in Gr oup 3. The trip leader and or ganizer of the expedition was Bob Harrigan, a former national canoe champion from Washington, D.C. Ethel Kennedy and several children piled into a raft and were in Group 4 with members of the pr ess. (The media cover ed the trip fr om all angles: on the river, on the shore and in a helicopter.) “1045 hrs.: We’re off. The day is sparkling, warm and beautiful,” Binger wrote. “I am a bit nervous, as I always am before going down the gor ge, but console myself with the knowledge that the water level is low, and that the Senator undoubtedly has worse butterflies than I do, or should have.” The party stopped at 1 p.m. for lunch at the O.K. Slip. “1410 hrs.: Harris Rift upsets Senator R.F . Kennedy, D., N.Y. No wonder; it’s rough! Rubber raft pins his kayak to a rock during rescue operation. Nothing serious. On we go.” At 1830 hrs., Robert Kennedy invited Binger and other guests to cocktails at the Garnet Hill Lodge. “Martinis galore, dancing. No politics. Lots of heart...we all love each other, and exit happy, tired, exhilarated, in direction of the fleshpots of North Creek.” That’s how Binger ended his log of the Hudson River Gorge trip. Underneath his final words in American WHITE WATER is an advertisement for Hauthaway Kayaks, 640 Boston Post Road, Weston, Mass., specializing in touring, slalom and downriver models, as well as kayak accessories. Bart Hauthaway, of Hauthaway Kayaks, designed, built and sold kayaks from his residence in Weston. He also made Adirondack-style pack canoes, according to the Jan./Feb. 2000 issue of Paddler magazine. In 1967, Hauthaway was the executive secr etary of the American Whitewater Affiliation, which published American WHITE WATER. A world-class slalom kayaker, he provided photographs of kayaking competitions to the magazine. In 1972, he coached the U.S. Olympic kayak team. Hauthaway played a major r ole in the story of the Kennedy kayak; he constructed it in 1965 for David Binger. The kayak is 13 feet, 2 inches long, 26 inches at its widest point, and weighs 32 pounds. Hauthaway first used this model in the 1965 world championships, according to Boats and Boating in theAdirondacks, written by Adirondack Museum Curator Hallie Bond. It is significant because it is one of the first all-fiber glass kayaks. Kayak builders had long struggled with ways to connect fiberglass hulls to fiberglass decks, choosing instead to attach cloth decks to the fiberglass hulls. “Hauthaway solved the problem in the deck of this kayak by fastening it to the hull with pop rivets,” Bond wrote. Robert Kennedy never used the Hauthaway kayak in the Hudson River White W ater Derby. On Sunday , May 7, he raced down the river in a separate boat, fr om the North



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This kayak was used by Robert F. Kennedy in May 1967 on the Hudson River near North Creek.



Plenty of visitors take advantage of New York state’s wilderness and mix business with pleasure during working vacations in the Adirondacks. Yet, when it comes to the annual Hudson River White W ater Derby, you’ll find mor e pleasure than business in North Creek, North River and Riparius. In May 1967, U.S. Sen. Robert Francis Kennedy , D-NY, traveled to the North Cr eek region to take part in the 10th Annual White Water Derby and sample the wilder side of the upper Hudson River. He and his wife, Ethel, and most of his children stayed at the Garnet Hill Lodge in North River for the weekend of May 6-7. His entourage included two See our nephews, niece Car oline North Creek and Kennedy, U.S. Secr etary of the Adirondack the Interior Stuart Udall and Railroad Exhibit Freckles, the family dog. a scale model On the business side, the by senator was interested in reDunham search and marketing. At the Studios time, he was supporting a river conservation bill in the U.S. Congress (the W ild and Scenic Rivers Act) and headed north to the Adirondacks to check out the wildest sections of the Hudson River for himself. His visit would also help publicize the pr oposed legislation; the popular Hudson River White Water Derby was a perfect stage for Kennedy’s political views on the environment. On the pleasure side of his trip, Robert Kennedy and his active family members climbed into water craft and sampled the Hudson River rapids in rafts, canoes and kayaks. By all accounts, it was a successful weekend getaway, which included Branch Manager several trips down the river. 295 Main St. • PO Box 86 “Secretary Udall wanted to North Creek, NY 12853 dramatize river sports, water pollution contr ol, and the (518) 251-5839 pending W ild Rivers bill Fax: (518) 251-2861 (kind of a cor ollary to the Email: Wilderness Bill) which had Website: hung up in the House or Committee last year ,” William G. Prime wr ote in the Autumn 1967 issue of American WHITE W ATER 70022 (reprinted f rom t he K CCNY News). Prime, a member of the 1963 U.S. W orld Championship Kayak T eam, helped guide the senator thr ough the Hudson River Gor ge on Saturday, May 6, 1967, fr om the Gooley Landing to North River. “My job was to lead a group of five kayaks, pro vide Sandwiches and Soups Senator Kennedy with a boat Baked Goods and the latest safety equipEspresso Bar ment, and to ‘bring him back Wedding Cakes alive,’” Prime wrote. The boat Robert Kennedy Catering used was a kayak owned by David Binger , of Mount Kisco. It is artifact No. 1968.224.1 in the Adirondack 260 Main Street North Creek 70033 Museum’s collection in Blue Mountain Lake. In 1968,

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Sporty’s to host steak roast MINERVA — Looking for some excellent summer enjoyment while contributing to a great cause? Sporty’s Ir on Duke Saloon, State Route 28N, Minerva, is hosting its annual Steak Roast Satur day, Aug. 20, 3 to 4 p.m. On the menu are steak, potatoes, corn, cole slaw, chowder and apple pie. A DJ will be ther e to spin tunes and a bagpiper will also provide great music. The dinner donation is $20 apiece — proceeds will go to the Minerva Volunteer Fire

Department & Rescue Squad for the purchase of a “Snowbulance.” It’s designed to transport patients fr om the woods who ar e injured or sick, whether in snowy conditions or not. Anyone who enjoys being outside in the Adirondacks — hikers, cross-country skiers, hunters, snowmobilers, snowshoers, ice fishermen and -women — would benefit from the availability of this Snowbulance in the instance of a medical emergency.

Indian Lake from page 1 not completely impossible. Mating season for these massive mammals, which can reach 1,200 pounds and six feet at the shoulder, is ramping up along with the festival. Males are the loudest, said Kanze, and at their most creative when luring potential mates. He's busy with homework studying the noises, and he doesn't think that the moose's calls are too low for human females to imitate. “We'll make sure we have gender fairness in the event,” he said. His criteria for judging will include accuracy, but spirit is important, too. The winner will be someone who takes the contest seriously enough to sound like a moose and is enthusiastic enough to make the proceedings enjoyable. “I'd like this to be fun, I'd like there to be an element of comedy,” Kanze said. The festival, in its second year , will r un Sept 24 and 25, fr om 9 a.m. to 5 p.m each day . Valentine said the first year set the bar high. “We were overwhelmed with tourists coming into the area to possibly see a moose,” she said. They did have at least one moose sighting last year, said Valentine, and they ask people to log sightings with the organizers. The event is put on by the Indian Lake Chamber of Commer ce, with the goal of raising funds for the organization and bringing people in to the town. The moose is a charismatic animal, said Kanze. Everybody loves the moose, wants to learn about it, wants to see it, he said. Kanze said Indian Lake is a gr eat destination. Though he's traveled the world, Indian Lake ranks highly as a favorite spot. He grew up downstate in Westchester County, but he's descended from early Hamilton County settlers. As a child, he spent a week every year around Indian Lake, and the area holds fond boyhood memories for him. He said he's honor ed to be invited to judge the competition, and being part of the town's festivities is meaningful and joyful. Though the state Department of Environmental Conservation puts the moose population at 300 to 500 animals, they're spread around the six million acres of wilderness in the park. Kanze said Indian Lake and its 50,000-acre Moose River Plains are a hot spot, however. The comeback of the animals to theAdirondacks shows how the park today is wilder than it was a hundred years ago, said Kanze. The festival will also offer guided tours, fly-fishing demonstrations, anAdirondack Quilt Show and Sale, Backcountry Safety Pro gram with wilderness tips, an Old-Fashioned Turkey Shoot, a Moose Scavenger Hunt, sidewalk sales, Logging in the Adirondacks with competitions and chainsaw carving demonstrations, Moosterpiece childre n's games and activities, and other events and attractions. Those interested can find festival information or pr e-register for the moose-calling contest by visiting, calling 518-648-5636 or bro wsing to Facebook at Gre at Adirondack Moose Festival.


will volunteer to pilot the chase boats to help in case a boat capsizes, and there's a lady who from page 1 staffs the cook shack. Donk added that there's always hot coffee ready for attendees. The boats sit so low, said Donk, that it looks Another function of the race is to introduce like the racers ar e sitting in the water . She young people and the uninitiated to an imporadded that with the really serious competitors, tant part of local cultur e, said Hai. The Chal“You never see any fat ones, it's all musclelenge of fers a r ecreational cir cuit for people bound torsos.” who want to try it out, but don't want to race Though they had a six-man boat last year , competitively, like families and kids. and have seen four-man boats compete a couWaterways wer e the highways of the ple times, the victor is always a single-paddler Adirondacks, so r esidents have a historical craft. connection to canoeing and kayaking, said Paul B. Hai of the Interpretive Center, anoth- Hai. The event connects people with the r eer member of the race committee, said part of gion's history and opens up a way to enjoy the the race's appeal is that it's a community event, landscape. and to make it work, they need the involveThe race costs $20 per participant, with the ment of Newcombites. money used to cover the event's expenses and Lake residents volunteer as shor eline spotpurchase liability insurance for the organizers. ters to watch for pr oblems, said Hai. Others


Monday, August 22

NORTH CREEK — Water aerobics at the Copperfield Inn Pool. Tuesday through Friday 11 a.m. to noon. Call 251-2225 for reservations. LONG LAKE — Long Lake Nutrition Site serving lunch to area seniors. Great lunch and social time. All are welcome, so come join us! Monday through Friday at noon. Call Teresa Tice at 518624-5221. NORTH CREEK — The Gear Source at 6 Ordway Lane sponsors a weekly bike ride from its store. We go on a 15-mile ride. This is open to all abilities. For more information call 518-2512357. Free. 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. NORTH CREEK — August 26 to SEPTEMBER 21, Civil War display of military rosters, photos and letters at the Tannery Pond Community Center Widlund Gallery.

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — Adirondack Museum Curator Hallie Bond explores the history of bread making in the Adirondacks. Call 352-7311 x181 to register. BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — “The Lost World of Foxlair and the Valentino Summer,” with Elizabeth Hudnut Clarkson., Adirondack Museum. 7:30 p.m. $5 non-members,free to members. INDIAN LAKE — Blue Moose Monday, Skihut. Teen night for 7-12 graders. Games, fun, movies and more. 6 to 8 p.m.

Yoga NORTH CREEK — Flow Yoga at the Outreach Center every Friday. Drop-in rate is $5. 5:30 p.m. NEWCOMB — Yoga at the Interpretive Center, 6:30 to 8 p.m. $10 a session through Aug. 15. Write or call (518)582-2000 for info. INDIAN LAKE — Yoga through Sept. 10, 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Indian Lake Theater, Saturdays at the Ski Hut.

Tuesday, August 23 LONG LAKE — Tuesdays for Tots at the Long Lake Town Hall, 1 to 2 p.m. Kids, toddlers, and babies ages 6 and under are welcome to stop in for this education playgroup. Free. Call 518-6243077 to sign-up, or drop-in. LONG LAKE — Travel to Antarctica with the flying medics of the 139th Aermedical Evacuation Squadron at the Long Lake Library, 7 p.m. Family presentation. Free. LONG LAKE — Long Lake Youth Center Board Game Night at the Geiger Arena, 7 to 9 p.m. Free. For ages 10-18. BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — “The Yod Squad,” Adirodack Lakes Center for the Arts, 8 p.m. Winners of the 2011 ADK Battle of the Bands. Call 352-7751 or visit

Thursday, August 18

Wednesday, August 24

NORTH CREEK — Art Walk on Main Street. Local artists work on display at Main Street businesses. NORTH CREEK — Farmers’ market at the train depot, 3 - 6 p.m. INDIAN LAKE — The 10th Mountain Division Band performs in Byron Park, 7 to 9 p.m. Free. NORTH CREEK — Classic car Cruise Night from 5 to 8 p.m. 50/50 raffle for local charities, door prizes from local businesses. All makes and models welcome. RAQUETTE LAKE — Acoustic Guitar Duo Concert at St. Williams on Long Point, 7 p.m. Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb. Free. Call 315-354-4265 for boat transportation reservations. LONG LAKE — Violet: The Musical at the Town Hall, 8 p.m. $22 general admission, $15 Arts Center Members. Call 352-7715 for tickets.

INDIAN LAKE — Horseshoes at Byron Park, 6 to 9 p.m. Free play with house rules. Call 648-5828 for info. NORTH RIVER — Gore Chamber of Commerce mixer, Barton Mines Ruby Mountain operation, 5:30 p.m. For info, call 2512612. LONG LAKE — 10th Mtn. Division Band Concert at the Long Lake Mt. Sabattis Pavilion, 7 p.m. Free. Bring a lawn chair. LONG LAKE — Youth Center Ping Pong Competition at the Geiger Arena, 7 to 9 p.m. Free. For ages 10-18. CHESTERTOWN — At town municipal building, 7 p.m., Keith Ellis of the Adirondack Folk School will talk on literature and local culture. By 7:30 p.m., quilter Kathy Tennyson talks on quilting and dispays her work.

Thursday-Sunday, August 18-21 NORTH CREEK — Upper Hudson Bluegrass Festival. Advance tickets $50, $60 at the gate. All-day tickets Friday and Saturday $2S, Thusday, Sunday and evening tickets $10. Show starts at 5 p.m. Thursday, 9:45 a.m. Friday, and 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Friday-Saturday, August 19-20 BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — The Adirondack Museum hosts a 19th-century tent city where Mountain Men interpret the fur trade and wilderness skills.

Friday, August 19 BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — The Mountain Men encampment takes over the Adirondack Museum . Continues Saturday. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Thursday, August 25 NORTH CREEK — Farmers’ market at the train depot, 3 to 6 p.m. CHESTER — "Putting your Garden to Bed" with Kerry Mendez. In the library at 6:30 p.m. Free. For more info call 4945384. NORTH CREEK — Classic car Cruise Night from 5 to 8 p.m. 50/50 raffle for local charities, door prizes from local businesses. All makes and models welcome. RAQUETTE LAKE — String Trio Concert at St. Williams on Long Point featuring Hope Grietzer, Rick Manning, and Tom Hodgson. Depart from the village dock at 6pm. Call (315) 3544265 for boat reservations. LONG LAKE — Long Lake Youth Center Movie Night at the Geiger Arena, 7 to 9 p.m. Free. For ages 10-18. LONG LAKE — Local North Country Young Artists Concert at the Long Lake Methodist Church, 7:30 p.m. Featuring local musicians Alex Smith, Ryan Yellott, and the Fat River Kings.

Friday, August 26

LONG LAKE — Annual Black Bear Pistol Championship at the Fish & Game Club. Call 518-624-2145 for more information.

LONG LAKE — Bob Milne Ragtime Piano Concert at the Long Lake Town Hall, 7:30 p.m. $12 admission. Call 518-624-3077 for more information.

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Saturday, August 27

NEWCOMB — North Country Challenge Canoe Race. 10 mile points race around Lake Harris, open to all canoe and kayak types and all skill levels. $20 per paddler. BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — Summer Lunch at the fire house. Burgers, hot dogs, salads, and strawberry shortcake. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — Violet the musical, Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts. 2 p.m. Call 352-7715 or visiit for info. NORTH RIVER — The North River firefighters chicken barbecue, 4 to 7 p.m. at the 13th Lake Road firehouse. $8 adults, $4 kids. 1/2 chicken with lots of fixins. Take-out available.

INDIAN LAKE — Horseshoes competition, Byron Park, 10 a.m. Two person teams, double elimination. Registration $20, starts at 9 a.m. Cash payouts for 1st, 2nd, 3rd places. For info or registration, call 648-5828. NORTH CREEK — Roadside Mystic performs at the train station, 5 to 8 p.m. RAQUETTE LAKE — Janis Ian Concert at Great Camp Sagamore in Raquette Lake, 7:30 p.m. $30 general admission, $20 Arts Center Members. Call 518-352-7715 for tickets or visit

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Sunday, August 21

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Left: K athleen Larkin, who is the co-owner of Abenaki Studios in I ndian Lake, gets r eady to sign books at the Aug. 9 Hoss ’s Country C orner A dirondack Authors N ight in Long Lake. Larkin is the author of “Through T hese Doors: The Story of a Small Business in the A dirondacks” (2011). Right: C arol Gr egson, of Olmstedville, gets r eady t o sig n books at the same Authors N ight in Long Lake. Gregson is the author of “Leaky Boots ” (2003). Photos by Andy Flynn

Wednesday, August 31 INDIAN LAKE — Horseshoes at Byron Park, 6 to 9 p.m. Free play with house rules. Call 648-5828 for info.

August 20, 2011

News Enterprise - 11

Back to Camp


The skinny on the state’s proposed plan to manage white-tailed deer


or those who have not kept up, the state is in the process of formulating a plan that biologists hope will help them better manage the white-tailed deer herd here, and new rules and season dates will most likely emerge as a result — some as early as next year. What does that mean to you? Well, that depends on your preferred hunting method and where you like to pursue deer. First and foremost, despite what you may have heard about the plan, I’m guessing there’s nothing in it that’s going to prompt you to sprint to the pickup and tear up your hunting license in protest. There is a ton of misinformation and rumors circulating about the plan, and the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is asking all hunters to learn the facts before forming an opinion. So, for those who have not curled up in an easy chair with the 57-page document, I am going to do my best to simplify its contents and explain how the changes might affect you. Then, if you are upset about a particular part of the plan, at least you can make an informed response to the DEC.

Doe permits Biologists would like to switch to an across-theboard doe permit system instead of allowing a deer of either sex or antlerless only to be taken during bow and muzzleloader seasons. That means a hunter with the appropriate tags would still be allowed two bucks — one during regular season and one during primitive arms — but would need to obtain a deer management permit to take a doe during bow, muzzleloader or regular season, anywhere in the state. I spoke at length to state Wildlife Biologist Jeremy Hurst, who was instrumental in compiling the new plan and the recommendations in it. He said it is very difficult for biologists to have “scale control” when hunters are allowed to take does with both bow and muzzleloader tags every year. “In some cases, that’s not what’s best for deer management,” Hurst said. Instead, biologists would like to be able to issue doe permits based on the health of the herd each year — giving out more where needed and less where the herd is struggling from factors like winter kill. That would keep the number of deer more level from one year to the next based on what an area can support, Hurst said. The flip side to that, Hurst acknowledged, is that not as many deer management permits would be issued in areas with low deer densities, like the Adirondacks. “The reality is, in low population densities, we can’t afford much antlerless harvest,” he said. “If we had a year where we saw a big swing in deer or hunter numbers, the impact on the herd could be scary. It would take many years to rebound.” At the same time, it would open an opportunity for rifle hunters to take a doe anywhere in the state with a deer management permit for that area.

Antler restrictions Another area that is sure to spark some conversation in hunting camp is with regard to antler restrictions. The state proposes increasing the hunting area where antler restrictions are in place. Restrictions were put in place in 2006 in Wildlife Management Units (WMUs) 3C, 3H, 3J, and 3K. In these units, bucks taken have to have at least one antler with three or more points which are at least 1 inch long, including brow tines. The goal is to increase the opportunity to harvest 2-plus-year-old bucks with greater antler growth. The proposal on the table is to increase those restrictions to include WMUs 3A, 4G, 4O, 4P, 4R, 4S, and 4W, in counties like Schoharie, Greene, Delaware and Ulster, around and south of Albany.

Youth The plan quotes some startling statistics about dwindling hunter numbers, so in response, the DEC seems focused on getting more kids afield, and has proposed a special three-day firearms season Columbus Day weekend. The DEC is also advocating to lower the legal age to hunt big game to 12, some-

thing 46 other states have already done. Hurst said officials contemplated allowing youth out in late September, prior to bow season, but that plan didn’t coincide with the license year, which renews Oct. 1.

Season dates To appease bowhunters who will have to share the forest with youth gun hunters for three days, the DEC is proposing lengthening the bow season to the north and south. Under the plan, bow would open Sept. 27 to the north and Oct. 1 to the south. The northern season would run through muzzleloader, which would open a week later on Oct. 20. Regular season to the north would then start Oct. 27 and run through Dec. 9, and a week of late muzzleloader after that. The southern bow season would run Oct. 1-Nov. 16 when regular season would kick in, which would wrap up Dec. 9 and muzzleloader would follow Dec. 10-18. A proposal to mix in a four-day early muzzleloader season from Oct. 9-12 in the southern zone has stirred much controversy, as rumors have circulated that it is in the works for most or all of the southern zone. But Hurst said that’s not the case. Instead, the concept is to leave the option open for a muzzleloader season in areas with very high deer populations. Only then would a WMU be open to the early muzzleloader hunt, he said.

Crossbows, Setbacks and penalties DEC has taken more than 2,000 comments dating back to 2009 on this plan, and a majority of New Yorkers support the use of crossbows for all seasons, especially for those with physical disabilities, so DEC officials are endorsing them for use in the plan. The state is also proposing reducing the setback required for using longbows and crossbows around structures from the current 500 feet to 150. And, lastly, DEC is proposing an increase in fines and civil penalties for violators. The current penalty structure hasn’t changed since 1996, and many sportsmen’s groups support bigger penalties for those who illegally take wildlife.

What’s Next? According to Hurst, some of these proposals are more likely to be seen before others. The DEC is allowed to establish some rules on its own, like antler restrictions and season dates, while others take new laws in Albany. Recommendations like the minimum hunting age, increasing penalties and the use of crossbows, for example, take legislative approval, and will therefore take more time to put in place, as will a change to an across-the-board doe permit system in the northern zone. “Some of these are really just a concept, so lets not jump the gun,” Hurst cautioned. “There is no way, for example, that the Deer Management Permit system would come into play next year.”

How to comment For those who have not spoken up, the public comment period on the plan ended July 28, but Hurst said it will be several months before the plan is finalized and his office is not ignoring the opinion of those who are still submitting comments. Comments may be submitted in writing to DEC Deer Management Plan, NYSDEC, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-4754 or by email to Hurst can also be contacted directly at 402-8867. The plan can be found in its entirety at John Gereau is managing editor of Denton Publications, a guide and an avid outdoorsman. His column appears regularly. He can be reached at

onday, Aug. 15, 2011 has come and gone, and for the vast majority of outdoor travelers, the day passed by nearly unnoticed. Yet, for a tiny fraction of the millions of outdoor enthusiasts who visit the Adirondacks annually, Monday was an important date. It signaled the first day that licenses for the annual big game hunting season went on sale. It was a day that caused these enthusiasts to look back to the past, and to dream forward to the future. Although the day dawned cloudy, cool and drizzly, it provided nothing but sunshine and warm thoughts in the eyes of most sportsmen. It was a day that stirred up fond memories of past adventures, which mixed easily with anxious anticipation for future pursuits. Regardless of age and experience, the day is always a celebration of youth and the annual adventures that serve to keep us all young. I thought about this, as I hiked into the woods to my hunting camp on a rainy, Monday afternoon. It is only a short journey to the small cabin, which of- Pictured is the old Wildcliff Lodge on Cranberry Lake. fers just few comforts The place is an orig inal log cabin, that was f ormerly beyond a simple wood- used to house lumberjacks. It used to attract a lot of stove, and a couple of deer hunters, and a fair share of brook trout anglers. Photo by Joe Hackett soft bunks. Despite such rustic austerity, the camp provides an adequate retreat. Although it isn’t located far from the din of civilization, it still provides an adequate escape. Like most camps, it allows me to retreat from the typical cares and concerns of the day, and to slow my pace, and escape the race. Camps come in all shapes and sizes, but the buildings don't much matter. The physical location is more important than the size or number of structures. A rough camp can be just as comfortable as a Great Camp, since camp is simply a state of mind, and a place in time. What truly matters is the company we keep, and the commitment to return to camp year after year. The real lure of a camp is the unique draw that continues to bring us back to the woods and waters, from one generation to next. What is done in camp today has changed very little, from what was done over 100 years ago. It is still intended to offer a respite from the civilized world, and to provide us with a place to hunt deer, swap lies, mess about with boats, catch some fish, eat hearty food, laugh, have a drink, play some cards, smoke cheap cigars, and enjoy the company of old friends. Although camps are often defined by their physical location, there is a much more potent, spiritual sense of camp. Upon returning to camp, we are transformed, we are relaxed and subdued. Time slows, worries begin to diminish, appointments are forgotten, good times are remembered and everyday concerns begin to seem just a little less important. Our worries center on the berries that need to be picked, the fish that must be caught, or that big old buck that always disappears over the far hill, on the evening before opening day. Fortunately, in camp, it always seems such troublesome concerns can be put off for just another day. While traveling in the Five Ponds Wilderness a few weeks ago, I took the opportunity to revisit the old Wildcliff Lodge, located on the far, southern shore of Cranberry Lake. The property has long since been sold, and it now appears to be abandoned, with roofs sagging, and the buildings in various states of collapse. But for many years, the remote log lodge was owned and operated by proprietors, Vern and Barbara Peterson. It offered a bar and restaurant, where travelers could always find a warm woodstove and a cold beer, or a home cooked meal, and a kind word. Generations of hunters and anglers considered it to be their own “camp,” and I was most fortunate to number myself among them. Despite its current dilapidated condition, I was transported back in time from the very moment I set foot on the shoreline. Faded business cards still festooned the bulletin board outside on the front porch, and the place still carried the scent of wood smoke, mothballs and wet woolies, despite its many obvious points of ventilation. It was a camp that I once shared with old friends, many of whom have long since departed. However, as I stepped onto the long, wooden porch, and gently pushed open the front door, their laughter returned. The warmth of their smiles mixed easily with faded memories of the times we had shared, and for one brief moment, I was back to camp. I carried these memories as I traveled into Spectacle Pond, Olmstead Pond, Simmons Pond and beyond to the old, Slant Rock Camp located high on the hillside near Curtis Pond. I hope to return one day and share in the laughter again. It sure was good to visit the old haunts! Joe Hackett is a guide and sportsman residing in Ray Brook. Contact him at

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ATTN: GARAGE SALE ENTHUSIASTS! Buying or selling second-hand treasures? The New York State Consumer Protection MICROWAVE/CONVECTION oven, works Board, in conjunction with the Free great $50.00. 518-946-1226 Community Papers of New York, recomAIR HOCKEY Table, works great, older style. MOVIES FOR sale; 187 movies on VCR mends checking the following websites to 518-585-7084. tapes, all for $25. Wevertown 518-251-2826 help assure that the item has not been ANDERSON WINDOWS for sale: One PIANO FOR Sale, Studio Upright, $450. 518- recalled or the subject of a safety warning: 5ft.4in X 6ft terratone temp low E w/SCR, and the Consumer 623-4642. hardware*, One 5ft.4in X 6ft terratone non Product Safety Commission at RED SLATE Slab 24”wx32”lx3”d, used asktemp low E w/SCR hardware**, One 3ft. X For other important recall and ing $650 (new = 900+). Sears XP70 Proform 4ft terrato ne temp low E w/SCR, hardproduct safety information visit the Consumer exercise bike w/instructions, asking $75. Call ware***. Brand new , stored at T. C. Murphy Protection Board website at www .nyscon518-644-9704. Lumber CO. Original prices 1245.50*, 1059.50**, 465.50*** = 2770.50. Will sell for SCHWINN CROSSFIT Ladies 26” 10 speed COLLECTION OF paper items and antiques $2400, no tax. Contact 518-494 5436. bike for sale. Good condition. $50 call 518- that include tools, sleigh, furniture, spinning 359-3447 AUTOMATIC TRANSFER SWITCH. wheel and items too many to list. 287 Buyce GENERAC MODEL RTSE200A3, 200 SEARS RADIAL arm saw w/stand, excellent Cross Road, Thurman. August 25-26-27, AMP/1P, 2 CIRCUIT BREAKERS, NEMA 3R condition, complete $95.00. 518-523-0209 9am. CABINET, MANUAL, BRAND NEW. $600. CROWN POINT Moving Sale Saturday , SOFA GREEN 6’ long. Clean, stain free in a (518) 494-4417 August 20th 9am-3pm, 321 Pearl Street, All non-smoking home. $500.00 firm 518 644CENTURY 6’ TRUCK CAP, HAS 3 SLIDING 9729 Inside. Furniture & Appliances. Call for info WINDOWS WITH SCREENS. ALSO 518-597-9789. BEDLINER. EXCELLENT CONDITION. STIHL WOODBOSS Chain Saw & Tanaka LAWN SALE Saturday Sunday, August 20th $1100 VALUE, ASKING $500. 518-546- Weed Wacker $50.00 for both. Call Shep # 21st, 163 W arner Hill Road, 1 Mile on Left, 518-578-5500. 7913. Household Items & Furniture, 9am-5pm. COMPLETE SERVICE for 8, Johnson Bros. TRAILER FOR Sale - Doolittle Special English stoneware dishes includes serving Order, Drop Down Ramp, Extra High Mesh pieces, white with Madison pattern, excellent Sides, Mounted Spare Tire, W ood Floor , Extras Included, $1200. 518-494-2270. condition, $99. 518-623-0622. **OLD GUITARS WANTED!** Fender ,

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AKC REGISTER Black(M) Lab pup. 8 weeks old ready to go. Microchipped, first Vaccines and vet checked. $500.00 CASH PAID for unexpired, sealed DIABETIC (518)873-6743 TEST STRIPS- up to $17/Box! Most brands. Shipping Prepaid. F AST payment. Ask for AMERICAN BULLDOG Pups, NKC Reg., Emma 1-888-776-7771 www .cash4diabetic- Family Raised, Top Bloodlines, Ready 6/10, Parents on Premises, Shots/Wormed, Health Guarantee, $800 & Up. www.coldspringskenDIRECTV $0 Start Costs! ALL FREE: 518-597-3090 HBO/Showtime/Starz/Cinemax 3 Months + FREE TO a good home German Short Hair NFL Sunday Ticket w/Choice Ultimate + Pointer, 10yrs. old, spayed, tail is cropped, HD/DVR Upgrade! From $29.99/month! $0 White/with black spots. 518-354-8654. Start! (800)329-6061 DISH NETWORK DELIVERS MORE FOR JACK RUSSELL puppies, shots/wormed great around other pets and children, family LESS! Packages starting at $24.99/mo. raised.$350.00 518-696-5575 Local channels included! FREE HD for Life! Free BLOCKBUSTER movies for 3 months. OLDE ENGLISH Bulldogge Pups, 5 males, 1-888-823-8160 bully, registered, fawns, brindles. Ready 8/3. DISH NETWORK LOWEST nationwide price Taking deposits. Family raised, parents on premises, health guarantee, $1600+. $19.99 a month. FREE 30 Movie channels. Watch TV on mobile devices FREE. Next day 518-597-3090. installation, call 800-465-9348 Restrictions Where do most car buyers apply, call for details.

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nized charity, Free pick-up & tow. Any model or condition. Help needy children. www 1-800-596-4011 DONATE YOUR CAR, Boat or Real Estate. Fully Tax Deductible. IRS Recognized Charity. Free Pick-Up & Tow. Any Model or Condition. Help Needy Children. www 1-800-930-4543 DONATE YOUR CAR. FREE TOWING “Cars for Kids” Any Condition. Tax Deductible. Outreach Center 1-800-521-7566

YELLOW AND black Labradoodle puppies. AKC registered parents. 1st shots, vet checked, family raised, ready to go. 518-643-0320 or

SPORTING GOODS BAR SIZE Pool T able, Slate T op, Good Condition, $450. 518-585-7020. EUREKA CANVAS Tent: 2 rooms, 10’x16’, perfect condition, used about 10 times, zippered separation privacy panel, already to set up. Sleeps minimum of 6, perfect for family camping trip. Stored inside in original vinyl bag. Paid $500 new. Best offer. Call 802-5246275 9am-9pm. FOOTBALL CLEATS “Under Armour” Size 81/2 ( like new) $15.00. Call 802- 558-4557

EVER CONSIDER A REVERSE MOR TGAGE? At least 62 years old? Stay in your home & increase cash flow! Safe & ef fective FREE information! Call Now 1-888-471-5384 FAST PAYMENT for sealed, unexpired DIABETIC TEST STRIPS-up to $17/Box! Most brands. Shipping Prepaid. Call today & ask for Emma 1-888-776-7771 www SCRAP METAL - We will pick-up. 518-5866943. TOP CASH FOR CARS, Any Car/T ruck, Running or Not. Call for INSTANT offer: 1-800-454-6951 WANTED DIABETES TEST STRIPS Any kind/brand. Unexpired up to $18.00. Shipping Paid Hablamos espanol 1-800-2660702

WANTED DIABETES TEST STRIPS. Any FOOTBALL CLEATS “Under Armour”, size 8 Kind/Brand. Unexpired. Up to $18.00. Shipping Paid. 1-800-266-0702. 1/2 (like new), $15. Call 802-459-2987. WEIGHT RESISTANCE work out bench for sale in Schroon Lake, asking $45. I can email a photo if interested. 518-321-3751.


INDUSTRIAL SIZE Drill Press 1/2 H.P . $99.00. Call 518-643-8448 Leave Message.

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LOGGING LAVALLEE LOGGING is looking to harvest and purchase standing timber, primarily H ardwood& H emlock. W illingto pay N ewY ork S tate stumpage prices on all species. R eferences available. M att L avallee,518-645-6351.

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FREE OLD Upright Piano, burl vener, needs work, come and get it. 518-547-8383. FREE: KOHLER-CAMPBELL console piano, 1979, good condition. Call 518-2512753. KITCHEN TABLE, 2 leaves, 7 chairs, Free. Call 518-494-4587 between August 13-16.





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BUYING EVERYTHING! Furs, Coins, Gold, Antiques, W atches, Silver , Art, Diamonds. “The Jewelers Jeweler Jack” 1-917-6962024 By Appointment. Lic-Bonded CASH FOR CARS and TRUCKS: Get A Top Dollar INST ANT Offer! Running or Not. 1888-416-2208 DONATE A CAR - Food on Wheels. Helping seniors less fortunate. Free tow within 3 hours.Serving the community since 1992. Two week vacation package. www or visit us at 1-800-364-5849. DONATE YOUR CAR, BOA T OR REAL ESTATE. Fully tax deductible, IRS recog-


Barrett RV Summer Clearance! ‘05 Arctic Fox 5th Wheel 27-5L

27 ft., rear kitchen, dinette, sofa slide, fr, queen bed w/wardrobe slide, 8,600 lbs., 4-star rated camper. NADA used $18,999

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‘06 Flagstaff 8528CKSS

Rear lounge, sofa/dinette slide, fireplace/entertainment slide, front queen bed, excellent condition. NADA used $15,999



‘94 Holiday Rambler

31 ft., clean, rear queen bed, side sofa, side dinette, Ford chassis. Take me home for


‘04 Trail Manor 3023

2,900 lbs., sleeps 5-6, hard side pop-up, loaded. NADA used $8,999



‘05 Rockwood Roo 233 Sleeps 10, 4,200 lbs., very clean. Take me home price

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AUTO ACCESSORIES TIRES FOUR Snow Brigestone Blizzak WS50 M&S P195-65R15 steel belted radial, mounted on Chrysler Cirrus rims, 1/2 tread left, $98. 518-668-5272.

BOATS 14’ ADIRONDACK Guide Boat, complete w/trailer, oars, cover & cherry caned seats. Never been used. $6,000 firm. 518-6429576.

BOAT TRAILER for Sale, $500. 518-5857075. EASY DOCK Decking System 3-5’ W x 10’ L Sections, 1-7’ W x 10’ L Section, 1 Easy Port 3 Jet Ski Ramp. Includes all connectors, hardware, brackets, poles, 5 step swim ladder and much more, $3,750. 518-569-6970, ICE BOAT, DN ice boat, with sail and rigging, very good condition, on Lake George. $1500.00, tel 518-656-3088


1978 FIAT Spider Convertible, classic, run1985 BAYLINER Ciera, 26ft, new camper top ning condition, garage stored. Asking $6,000 & vinyl, great mechanical condition, clean, aft will accept offers. 518-668-2638. cabin with/without trailer. $3500/$4400. Lake 1998 F250 Super Duty V10 with Fisher Plow, George. 518-668-4085. $6500. 518-624-2580. 2005 SEASWIRL 2101 cuddy I/O 5.0 V olvo Need a dependable car? downriggers/gps/etc., excel lent c ondition. $23,000. 518-796-7570. CANOE OLD Town, 18 ft., antique sailing canoe, with sail and rigging, very good condition, $1800.00, Lake George. 518-461-2403

FOR SALE 2000 Ford Windstar, lots of new parts, as is $600. 518-260-7785.

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FARM EQUIPMENT 1964 FORD 4000 4cyl., gas. Industrial loader & Industrial Front End, 12 spd . Sherman Transmission, pie weights, 3 pt. hitch & PTO. $5600. 518-962-2376

1970 CHEVROLET Chevelle Big Block SS, red with white stripes, Price $5700 use e-mail for pictures / 516-927-7050.

2001 GMC Jimmy, 4WD, good to excellent condition, $4850 OBO. 2001 Toyota Corrolla, has high miles, $1750 OBO. 1995 Explorer , $1800 OBO. 1993 Ford Taurus, good condition, $1500 OBO. 518-494-4727.

MOTORCYCLE/ ATV WANTED JAPANESE MOTORCYCLES KAWASAKI 1970-1980 Z1-900, KZ900, KZ 1000, H2-750, H1-500, S1-250, S2-250, S2350, S3-400 CASH. 1-800-772-1142, 1-310-721-0726


1979 SOUTHWIND Motor Home 27’, sleeps 2004 DODGE Durango, Silver , Sunroof, six, self contained generator , air condition, Great Condition, Must See, $8,000. Call 518- micro over, everything works. Firm $3500. 585-7020. Call 518-494-3215.

AUTO DONATIONS A-1 DONATE YOUR CAR! Breast Cancer Research foundation! Most highly rated breast cancer charity in America! Tax Deductible/Fast Free Pick Up. 800-771-9551 CARS/TRUCKS WANTED! Top $$$$$ PAID! Running or Not, All Years, Makes, Models. Free Towing! We’re Local! 7 Days/Week. Call Toll Free: 1-888-416-2330 DONATE A CAR - HELP CHILDREN FIGHTING DIABETES. Fast, Free Towing. Call 7 days/week. Non-runners OK. Tax Deductable. Call Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation 1-800-578-0408 DONATE YOUR CAR. FREE T OWING. “Cars for Kids”. Any condition. Tax deductible, 1-800-597-9411 DONATE YOUR VEHICLE UNITED BREAST CANCER FOUNDA TION. Free Mammogram RECEIVE $1000 GROCER Y COUPON 1-888-4685964

DONATE A CAR - SA VE A CHILD’S LIFE! Timothy Hill Children’ s Ranch: Helping Abused and Neglected Children in NY for over 30 years. Please Call 1-800-252-0561. DONATE A CAR To Help Children and Their Families Suffering From Cancer. Free Towing. Tax Deductible. Children s Cancer Fund Of America, Inc. 1-800469-8593 DONATE VEHICLE: RECEIVE $1000 GROCERY COUPONS. NA TIONAL ANIMAL WELFARE FOUNDA TION SUPPOR T NO KILL SHELTERS HELP HOMELESS PETS FREE T OWING, TAX DEDUCTIBLE, NONRUNNERS ACCEPTED 1-866-912-GIVE

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CHILD CARE DAY CARE Openings Available for ages 2 and up, pre-k activities. 518-586-6323.

HELP WANTED 2011 POSTAL Positions $13.00-$36.50+/hr., Federal hire/full benefits. Call Today! 1-866-477-4953 Ext. 150

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NOTICE OF F O R M ATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY C O M PA N Y Name: CES Holdings, L L C . Articles of Organization filed with the S e c r e tary of State of N e w York (SSNY) on January 25, 2002. O ffice location: Wa rr e n C o u n t y. S S N Y shall mail a copy of process to: c/o The LLC , 395 Big Bay R o a d , Q u e e n s b u r y, N Y 12804. Purpose: Any lawful act or activities. N E - 7 / 9 - 8 / 2 0 / 11 - 6 T C 83662 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: LEGACY INN, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 06/08/11. Office location: Warren County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 2191 Route 9, Lake George, New York 12845. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. NE-7/16-8/20/11-6TC83682 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY ( LLC ) Name: 10 Horicon Birches LLC Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York ( SSNY ) on April 24, 2011. 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 LLC at: 20 Surry Circle, Simsbury, CT 06070. The purpose of LLC is to hold real property. NE-7/16-8/20/11-6TC83681 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF AB HOSPITALITY OF LAKE GEORGE, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/3/2011. 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: 4 Fort George Rd, Lake George, NY 12845.

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Purpose: any lawful act NE-7/16-8/20/11-6TC83680 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF PINE CONE COTTAGES, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/3/2011. 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: 62 Homer Dr., Lake Luzerne, NY 12846. Purpose: any lawful act NE-7/16-8/20/11-6TC83679 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF NEW YORK LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY 1. The name of the limited liability is 2184 ROUTE 9, LLC. 2. The date of filing of the Articles of Organization with the Department of State was July 12, 2011. 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 2184 ROUTE 9, LLC, 5 Mill Road, Lake George, New York 12845. 5. The business purpose of the LLC is to engage in any and all business activities permitted under the Limited Liability Company Law of the State of New York. NE-7/23-8/27/11-6TC83712 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LG DREAM, LLC, a domestic LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 06/02/2011. Office location: Warren County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: 78 Masters Common North, Queensbury, NY 12804. Reg Agent: Michael Laney, 58 Masters Common North, Queensbury, NY 12804. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. NE-7/23-8/27/11-6TC83711 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF ALDOUS PLLC. Arts of Org. filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 7/14/11. Office location: Warren County. SSNY is designated as agent of PLLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 15

**2011 POSTAL JOBS!** $14 to $59 hour + Full Federal Benefits. No Experience Required. NOW HIRING! Green Card OK. 1866-477-4953, Ext 237.

FINANCIAL JOBS. No experience necessary. Established firm will provide training. Call 801-923-3496 for information.

CAMPGROUND MANAGER The V illage of Port Henry will be contracting for campground manager’s services at the Champ RV Park for the 2012 season. Energetic, service orientated person needed. Cam pground management/customer service experience desired. Living on premises is required. The deadline to submit required applications and resumes/letters of interest is September 12, 2011. Please submit to: Village of Port Henry 4303 Main Street Port Henry, NY 12974. For questions, further information, or to obtain an application, please call the Village office at 546-9933

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MOVIE EXTRAS Earn up to $250/day. Stand in the backgrounds of major film productions. CNA/HOME Health Aid needed for private No Experience. 1-877-433-6231 care. Experience preferred but not necessary, flexible hours, pleasant working condiMYSTERY SHOPPERS! Earn up to $150 tions. Call 518-585-3472. daily. Get paid to shop pt/ft. Call now 800-

PART TIME private duty nurses (LPN), days a nd o ver-night s hifts, i n-home setting. Call for more details, Moriah Center 518-546-3218, after 5p.m.

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shall mail process to 955 State Route 149, Lake George, New York 12845. The latest date for Company Dissolution shall be indefinite. The purpose and business of the Company is to engage in any lawful act or activity for which limited liability companies may be formed. Muller & Mannix, PLLC, 257 Bay Rd, PO Box 143, Glens Falls, NY 12801 (518) 793-2535 NE-7/30-9/3/11-6TC83739 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION TEA ISLE, LLC art. of org. filed Secy. of State NY (SSNY) 5/5/11. Off. loc. in Warren Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: c/o David Menter, 1130 Rt 9, Queensbury, NY 12804 . Purpose: Any lawful purpose. NE-7/30-9/3/11-6TC83744 ----------------------------WHITE CAB COMPANY LLC, a domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC), filed with the Sec of State of NY on 6/24/11. NY Office location: Warren 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, 4 Windy Ridge Rd., Queensbury, NY 12804. General Purposes. NE-8/6-9/10/11-6TC74752 ----------------------------JVH LLC, a domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC), filed with the Sec of State of NY on 7/7/11. NY Office location: Warren 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, 3 Forest Bay Rd. South, Hague, NY 12836. General Purposes. NE-8/6-9/10/11-6TC74751 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF DUOSTARNETWOR K LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 7/21/11. Office location: Warren County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 60 Railroad Place, Ste. 502, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. Purpose: any lawful activity. NE-8/13-9/17/11-6TC74770

----------------------------ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION of 29 Staple Street LLC Under Section 203 of the Limited Liability Company Law 1. The name of the limited liability company is 29 Staple Street LLC 2. The county in which the limited liability company will be located is the County of Warren, State of New York. 3. The Secretary of State is designated as agent of the limited liability company upon whom process against it may be served. The post office address to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the limited liability company served upon him is: Richard J. O Keeffe, 3 East Avenue Larchmont, New York 10538 IN WITNESS WHEREOF, this certificate has been subscribed this 20 day of July 2009, the undersigned who affirms that the statements herein are true under penalties of perjury. Richard J. O Keeffe Organizer NE-8/13-9/17/11-6TC74769 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: ADIRONDACK ADVANCE IMAGING LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 11/05/10. Office location: Warren County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, c/o United States Corporation Agents, Inc., 7014 13th Avenue, Suite 202, Brooklyn, New York 11228. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. NE-8/13-9/17/11-TC74773 ----------------------------CARMA MOTORS USA LLC, a domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC), filed with the Sec of State of NY on 5/17/11. NY Office location: Warren 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, PO Box 346, 3493 Lake Shore Dr., Lake George, NY 12845. General Purposes. NE-8/20-9/24/11-6TC74790 ----------------------------NOTICE OF ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION OF 146 WARREN

STREET, LLC 1. The name of the limited liability company is 146 Warren Street, LLC (the LLC ). 2. The Articles of Organization for the LLC were filed with the Secretary of State s Office on August 2, 2011. 3. The office of the LLC is to be located in the County of Warren, State of New York. 4. The Secretary of State is designated as an agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The post office address in the State of New York to which the Secretaryof State shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC is 75 Webster Avenue, Glens Falls, New York, 12801. 5. The character and purpose of the business of the LLC shall be to undertake any other lawful act or activity whether or not related thereto in which a limited liability company may engage under the laws of the State of New York; all seubject to and in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. NE-8/20-9/24/11-6TC74795 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF VALASTRO, L.L.C. Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 6/5/2001. 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: 982 State Route 149, Queensbury NY 12804. Purpose: any lawful act. NE-8/20-9/24/11-6TC74805 ----------------------------STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF WARREN FRANK PROSSER and CATHERINE PROSSER, Plaintiffs v. RICHARD TASKER and MURIEL TASKER, WILDER A. TASKER and GLADYS J. TASKER, JACK TONEY W H O L E S A L E MEATS, INC., GE MONEY, CHASE BANK USA, N.A., FIA CARD SERVICES, N.A., WACHOVIA BANK, N.A. LVNV FUNDING LLC, JOHN DOE and MARY DOE, Defendants NOTICE OF SALE Index No. 54919 RJI: 56-1-2011-0119 In pursuance of a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale duly made in the above action on the 27th day of July, 2011, I, the

undersigned Referee in the Judgment named, will sell at public auction at the main entrance of the Warren County Municipal Center, 1340 State Route 9, Lake George, New York, on the 14 day of September, 2011, at 10:00 AM in the forenoon of that th day, the real property described by the judgment to be sold, being that real property in the Town of Lake George, County of Warren, State of New York commonly known as 3259 Lake Shore Drive, Lake George, New York and more particularly described in Schedule "A" annexed hereto and made a part hereof. The mortgaged premises will be sold to the highest bidder according to such terms of sale as shall be provided immediately prior to such public auction. Dated: August 8, 2011 /s/ Stefanie D. Bitter Stefanie D. Bitter, Referee MATTE & NENNINGER, P.C. Attorneys for Plaintiff 444 Glen Street Glens Falls, New York 12801 PARCEL I ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND, situate, lying and being in the Town of Lake George (formerly Coldwell), County of Warren, and State of New York, briefly described as follows: COMMENCING at the northwesterly corner of the premises now owned by the parties of the first part in said town, and RUNNING THENCE westerly along the sotherly line of the lands of the people of the State of New York a disance of 400 feet to a point of said line; RUNNING THENCE southerly and parallel to the westerly line of lands of said parties of the first part a distance of 287.5 feet to a point; THENCE easterly a distance of 400 feet to the westerly line of premises now or formerly of Lace; THENCE northerly along the westerly line of said Lace lands and the lands of the parties of the first part to the point of place of BEGINNING. EXCEPTING any and all water rights and right to use any of the roadways set forth in a deed between Glosefina Parisi and William R. Brider, Jr. which said deed was recorded in the Warren County Clerk s Office in Book 358 of Deeds at Page 230. PARCEL II. ALL THAT CERTAIN PIECE, PARCEL OR LOT of land located in the Town of Lake George (formerly Coldwell), Warren County, New York, being parts fo Great Lots Nos. 21 and 22, of the Dennedy

Patient, more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING on the westerly side of Lake George-Bolton State Highway at a point where the westerly bounds of the said State Highway intersects the division line of the premises described in a deed from Earl T. Woodward to Walter H. O Donnell dated April 8, 1946, with the lands of the State of New York, known as the Hearthstone Park property, which was deeded to the State of New York, by one George P. Peabody, and RUNNING THENCE northwesterly along the division line between the premises described as being conveyed by Woodward to O Donnell and the lands of the State of New York, a distance of 200 feet; THENCE RUNNING at right angles in a southwesterly direction 200 feet to a corner, THENCE RUNNING southeasterly in a line parallel with the first described line 200 feet to the westerly edge of the aforesaid Lake George-Bolton State Highway for a corner, THENCE RUNNING northeasterly along the westerly bounds of the said State Highway to the place of BEGINNING. NE-8/20-9/10-4tc74803 ----------------------------LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Fiscal Affairs of the County of Warren for the period beginning on January 1, 2008, and ending on September 30, 2010, have been examined by the Office of the State Comptroller and that the report of examination prepared by the Office of the State Comptroller has been filed in my office where it is available as a public record for inspection by all interested persons. Pursuant to Section 35 of the General Municipal Law, the Warren County Board of Supervisors, has authorized the preparation of a written response to the report of examination prepared by the Office of the State Comptroller and will file such response, when completed, in my office as a public record for inspection by all interested persons not later than November 17, 2011. Dated: August 19, 2011 Lake George, New York Joan Sady, Clerk Warren County Board of Supervisors N E - 8 / 2 0 / 11 - 1 T C 74808 ----------------------------Where do most car buyers look first? Classifieds, of course! 1-800-989-4237.

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