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January 15, 2011

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CVPH employees meet, exceed fundraising goal to support United Way. See page 8

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NAMI:CV gets $8,600 grant from Foundation of CVPH for TeenScreen program. your front door.

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Back to his roots Recording artist Howard Jennings returns for performance at Cadyville Concert Hall.


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• Family recovering from fire ..........................p3 • Corinna’s Recipe of the Month .....................p4 • The land of ice and snow...............................p5 • Understanding computer forensics ................p6 • Winter-friendly shrubs and trees ...................p7 • Seniors take liking to “Pokeno” ....................p9 • Celebrating independence: part two ............p11 • Literacy event coming to Koffee Kat ..........p11 • Hometown Cable history on-line ................p12 • Snocross success at Crete ............................p16 • Sports Schedules .........................................p16 • What’s Happenin’ ........................................p18 • Puzzle Page .................................................p19 • Death Notices ..............................................p20 • Classifieds.............................................. p21-23

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Family recovering from fire, benefit planned this Sunday By Jeremiah S. Papineau PLATTSBURGH — One week after fire consumed their Couch Street apartment, Shawn and Mandy Treadwell are still in a state of disbelief. “We lost everything,” said Mandy. “The stuff we tried to take out we couldn’t save. It was ruined by all the water and the smoke ... My wedding stuff, things we’ve had since the kids were babies, stuff from Christmas. We lost it all.” The couple had been living in the two-story, six-bedroom apartment with their three kids and eight other family members, and pets since August. When the fire erupted last Friday, it took their entire family by surprise, said Shawn. “My first impression was to throw what was on fire out the

to assist the family with temporary shelter at a local motel, but as of Monday, they relocated to the home of a family friend. The Treadwells and their other family members who were left homeless after the fire are in the process of securing another apartment. Angela “Bubba” Gonyo, another friend of the family, has organized a benefit this Sunday, Jan. 16, to help the Treadwells, who did not have renter ’s insurance at the time of the fire. A double-elimination cricket dart tournament will be held at Therapy Nightclub and Sports Lounge, 14 Margaret St., from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Registration will begin at 11 a.m., with the tournament to begin at noon. Trophies will be awarded for first, second and third place. The cost to enter is $15 per person. “What happened was a tragedy but it’s been amazing how much the community has come together

door, and try to work on the wall that was on fire,” he said, noting his brother-in-law, Josh LaBombard, who lives at the residence, alerted him to the fire . “But, it was too hot to even get near and that’s when I realized I needed to call 91-1 and get everybody out.” “We all just grabbed kids and took off out the door,” he added. Firefighters faced flames shooting from the front door of the apartment when they arrived, though crews were able to get the family’s pets out safely once everyone was accounted for, Mandy said. “It went up pretty quick after we all got out,” she said. The home suffered extensive damage, with the Treadwells believing a heater was the cause of the fire. However, the cause is still under investigation. The North Country Chapter of the American Red Cross was able

Firefighters worked to contain the blaze that erupted Jan. 6 at 27 Couch St. in the city. Shawn and Mandy Treadwell , who lived in the six-bedroom apartment with 11 other family members, were left homeless as a result. Photo by Justin Prue

to help,” said Gonyo. “They literally lost everything but haven’t asked for anything. We want to do what we can to help.” That has meant more than words can say, said Mandy. “Bubba’s just amazing,” she

said. “We’re thankful for everything everyone has done.” Those would would like more information about the tournament or helping the Treadwells and their family may contact Gonyo at 534-8109.

Man arrested for DWI

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Domestic dispute lands man in jail

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PLATTSBURGH — Michael P. Seaver, 56, was arrested Jan. 3 for allegedly driving while intoxicated and driving without a license. According to state police, Seaver was found intoxicated with a blood-alcohol content of 0.18 percent. Seaver was arrested and charged with felony DWI. He was also charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Seaver was remanded to Clinton County Jail in lieu of $2,000 bail or $4,000 bond.

PLATTSBURGH — Justin Reyel, 23, a Level 2 sex offender, was arrested Jan.6 on charges of forgery and failing to properly register as a sex offender. Clinton County Sheriff ’s deputies stated Reyel lied to them, giving a fake address for the state Sex Offender Registry. Reyel was arraigned in Plattsburgh Town Court and remanded to Clinton County Jail where he posted a $350 cash bail. He will reappear in court at a later date.

MORRISONVILLE — Benjamin K. Hale, 21, was jailed following a reported violent domestic dispute Jan. 6. State police allege Hale assaulted and choked a woman. He was charged with third-degree assault, second-degree assault and criminal obstruction of breathing. Hale was also charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and first-degree sexual abuse. He was remanded to Clinton County Jail where he posted his $1,000 cash bail. Hale was expected to reappear in court this week.

SCHUYLER FALLS — Gordon E. Douglas was injured Jan. 8 in a one-car accident. Douglas was driving on Hardscrabble Road when his vehicle reportedly went off the road and into a utility pole. He was taken to CVPH Medical Center where he was treated and released. Douglas received d a ticket for speed not reasonable.

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CVPH has expansion of services PLATTSBURGH — The Champlain Valley Heart Center at CVPH Medical Center has opened a third catheterization laboratory and will open a cardiovascular short-stay unit ater this month. The two additions will enable staff to provide more comprehensive and expeditious services for patients from throughout the region. The third catheterization lab will be used exclusively for electrophysiology procedures and cardiac device implants which were done on more than 500 patients in 2010. They represented slightly more than 20 percent of the total cases done in the two previously existing laboratories. Electrophysiologist Samer Siouffi, M.D., will perform electrophysiology procedures and device implants in the laboratory, which opened Jan. 11. Cardiologists Seema Lodha, M.D., and Joel Wolkowicz, M.D., will use the all-new equipment for pacemaker implants. The temporary lab is located on the second floor of CVPH adjacent to the Fitzpatrick Cancer Center entrance. A nine-bed cardiovascular short-stay unit is scheduled to open Monday, Jan. 31, on the second floor in proximity to the original catheterization labs, intensive care unit and surgery. All patients will be under the direct supervision of a cardiologist. Those receiving care in the new unit include people who underwent outpatient diagnostic cardiac catheterizations, cardiac interventions and electrophysiology procedures, as well as cardiac access patients sent here for care from other regional hospitals. The new unit will help to avert unnecessary admissions, enable more rapid assessment of cardiac patients, help to provide a single location experience for patients and provide comprehensive monitoring for any post-procedure complications. Most patients will stay in the cardiovascular short-stay unit for 24 hours or less.

Healthy Neighborhoods in town PLATTSBURGH —The Healthy Neighborhoods Program of the Clinton County Health Department is conducting health and safety surveys throughout the city of Plattsburgh. Surveys will be held January through March and are briefly designed to help identify health and safety concerns dealing with safety products such as, fire extinguishers, carbon monoxide detectors, first aid kits, flashlights and child safety products. The in-home visits are to educate local individuals on safety and prevention. Information and referrals will be provided for eligible families regarding available community recourses. Participation in the the Healthy Neighborhood Program is free for all Clinton County residents. For more information, call 565-4993 or visit

Bullying lecture this Wednesday PLATTSBURGH — “Bullying: A Community Conversation,” part of the CVPH Community Lecture Series sponsored by the Foundation of CVPH, will be held Wednesday, Jan. 19, at West Side Ballroom, 253 New York Road, beginning at 6 p.m. The free program will feature a panel of educators, mental-health and law-enforcement professionals examining the impact of bullying and how the community can come together to stop it. For more information or to register in advance, call 562-7320.

National Alliance of Mental Illness: Champlain Valley Executive Director Amanda Bulris, far left, discusses the mission of the Columbia University TeenScreen program as fellow NAMI representatives Mary Anne Cox and Catherine Tallon look on. Photo by Jeremiah S. Papineau

NAMI: CV gets grant for services By Jeremiah S. Papineau PLATTSBURGH — The Foundation of CVPH Medical Center is helping to continue one mission of National Alliance of Mental Illness: Champlain Valley. The foundation recently announced it will award an $8,600 grant to fund voluntary mental health check-ups for students at Plattsburgh High School and Chazy Central Rural School as part of NAMI: CV’s participation in the Columbia University TeenScreen program. The program, said NAMI: CV Executive Director Amanda Bulris, helps teens and their parents by helping with early identification of mental health problems such

as depression. “Early identification is one of our key points,” said Bulris. “If we can diagnosis students with depression or anxiety early on, that can lead to more serious disorders.” According to information provided by NAMI: CV, the two local high schools have helped screen more than 300 students over the past four-and-a-half years. Of that figure, approximately 9 percent of students screened have been referred for further evaluation. “Students who have participated in the screenings seem to welcome the opportunity to talk about their anxieties, feelings and problems whether they have had a positive or negative screening result,” Bulris said. “They benefit from the Teen-

Corinna’s January recipe of the month Because of its high antioxidant content, butternut squash may also have anti-inflammatory effects which could help reduce the risk of inflammationrelated disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis and asthma.


ich in phytonutrients, antioxidants, low in fat, and high in fiber, makes butternut squash exceptionally healthy like many other gifts from the garden. It provides significant amounts of potassium, which is important for bone health, and vitamin B6, which is essential for the proper functioning of both the nervous and immune systems. Butternut squash’s orange hue indicates its high abundance of super nutrients called carotenoids, which have been shown to protect against heart disease. This squash is particularly high in beta-carotene which is converted to vitamin A by the body. You can get nearly half your recommended daily dose of vitamin C in just a one cup serving.

Savory Butternut Squash Soup 1



squash 1 Tbsp. butter (organic if possible) 1 large yellow onion diced 3 cloves of garlic 1 carton of chicken or vegetable broth (low sodium or homemade is best) 1-2 Tbsp. oregano dried or fresh 1-2 Tbsp. basil dried or fresh Cut the butternut squash in half

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Screen by being able to discuss their concerns and to receive positive feedback about their emotional well-being.” The funding through the Foundation of CVPH will help further efforts by NAMI: CV by funding screenings at the two schools from July 1 through June 2012. NAMI: CV was facing a financial challenge as grant funding through Columbia University was depleted for the program. “This program has obviously proven successful,” said Foundation of CVPH Board President Mike Zurlo. “It’s been a great tool in identifying mental health issues such as depression in our teenagers for several years now. It would, quite frankly, have been a shame for this program not to continue.”

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lengthwise and remove the seeds. Place into a baking dish face down with about one inch of water. Bake at 400 degrees for about 45 minutes or until soft Melt the butter in a saucepan and sauté the onion, garlic, oregano, and basil. Cook until the onion is soft, about five minutes. Scoop the butternut squash into a blender, along with the sautéed spices, and slowly add the broth while blending until desired consistency is reached. Serve hot or freeze for later. Corinna Maggy is the owner of Corinna Maggy Fitness Consulting, and Women On Weights, a health and fitness program developed specifically for women. She is a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist. Corinna offers private personal training, small group classes, and both individual and group weight management programs as well as corporate wellness programs. She can be reached at 605-3549 or by email at

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Heading back to the land of ice and snow A

The Northville-Placid Trail Although I’m not much of a computer geek, I recently came across an interesting new Web site created by Tom Wemett, a selfprofessed “NPT fanatic.” The Web site,, is dedicated to the Northville-Placid Trail, (NPT), which originally spanned nearly 133 miles of the Adirondack backcountry. The trail, which was designed and constructed by Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) volunteers beginning in 1921. It was completed in 1923 as one of the ADK’s first projects. The NPT still serves to connect a variety of Adirondack communities and habitats, from lakes to mountains, valleys to swamps and all points between. But, unlike the more mountainous trails that dominate the High Peaks area, the NPT is primarily a ‘valley romp’ that travels primarily through the river valleys and lowland forests surrounding the ponds and lakes of the region. The trail was constructed to take advantage of rail transportation, with the terminus at both ends beginning at the local New York Central Railroad stations of the two communities. In 1923, there were only a few good roads in the Adirondacks, and cars were nowhere near as prevalent as they are today. Although The NPT was originally 133 miles long, the southern end now begins in Upper Benson, a few miles north of Northville. The north end is the Chubb River bridge on the Averyville Road in Lake

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Placid, a few miles from the old train station. These changes diminish the trail’s total distance to about 121 miles, but it also reduces the hiking on highways. Despite the fact that the trail will be a century old in 2011, it may actually be “wilder” today, than when it was first developed. In the 1920s, lumbering was still a major Adirondack industry and much of the land, and the rivers bore industrial scars, or burned over lands. In fact, many sections of trail incorporated old logging roads that had been designed by “road monkeys”, those talented wood’s engineers that utilized the terrain so that horses could efficiently haul log sleds. As a result of the monkeys’ marvelous engineering, the NPT is also one of the finest backcoutry ski trails in the country. Although the trail has experienced numerous reroutes and changes over the years, it remains true to its origins. For hikers interested in a complete “end to end” experience, the NPT provides one of the finest experiences in the eastern United States. The trail, developed to pass near various communities and cross a few roads, makes it easy restock supplies. Some hikers purchase provisions in towns along the route, while others deposit food caches near highway crossings in advance. While the route typically takes about two and a half weeks to complete, the growing popularity of trail running has greatly diminished this time. In 2005, Tim Seaver, a photographer from Vermont, covered the route in 37 hours, 31 minutes with the assistance of a support crew. In 2009, Drew Haas of Jay, a founder of the Adirondack Trail Running Club, completed the 135-mile Northville-Placid Trail in 60.5 hours, unaided. Hass only slept for about 6 hours during his epic run. Although the trail crosses a few highways and passes through a couple of communities along the route, it takes travelers through some wild and remote country. Over the years, I’ve tackled sections of the route to access Spruce Lake, Silver Lake, Cedar Lake, Tirrell Pond, Moose Pond, Duck Hole and the Cold River. In addition to outstanding opportunities for hiking and skiing, the NPT also provides numerous opportunities for anglers to pursue backcountry brook trout in their native habitat.

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fter a brief thaw, snow cover has returned to the North Country, and with it comes a host of activities from skiing and sliding to snow forts and snowball fights. Unfortunately, across much of the region, there has not yet been enough snow cover to accommodate snowmobiles. In Ray Brook, the railroad tracks in my backyard have remained untracked, except for the passing wildlife. When it comes to Adirondack winter tourism, white brings the green! Although the list of recreational options is severely limited by a lack of snow, it pays to remember that there is still a lot of winter left and there are still a lot of opportunities available. Currently, the majority of the region’s lake and ponds have good ice cover, and I’ve received numerous reports of some nice fish being taken on the early ice. Cross-country skiers, snowshoers and skaters have been busy, as have the ice climbers and backcountry skiers. Fortunately, the weather has been cold enough for communities to maintain municipal ice rinks, and elsewhere, the pond hockey season is in full swing.


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Art of computer forensics


orensics as a field has received some popularity the last few years, does that include computer forensics? It does, but I must confess to knowing very little about it having only read some articles on the subject. A recent article, a Tech Republic blog post by Deb Shinder, titled “So, you want to be a computer forensics expert” covers many key issues like education, training and the actual job. Deb begins by explaining that forensics is the art of applying scientific methods to resolve legal questions. She points out a few related areas and concludes with a definition of computer forensics. As the name indicates, Deb states, “computer forensics involves the examination of computer systems and data for legal purposes.” So, how does one become a computer forensic specialist? Deb says there’s no clear-cut path as there is with other fields. She relates to the doctor who became an MD first, went into pathology at some point, and then decided to specialize in forensics. Applying a likewise path to computer forensics, a person would have to train in computer science first and then move into forensics. Cur-

rent experts in the field seem to not fit that mold. Deb believes that many computer forensic specialists are selftaught or learned what they know through real-world experience. She also says that many people who work in the field initially started in law enforceBy Ron Poland ment and gained an interest in the field. Others, she says, were already computer professionals who gravitated toward the field. Deb concludes the post by pointing out that computer forensics isn’t limited to criminal cases; it’s also a part of civil cases. She thinks job opportunities are in both the public and private sector and the field will likely grow in the future. To read the entire blog, Google the title. Ron Poland is a professor in the Computer Information Systems AAS program at Clinton Community College. Poland is certified in computer repair and networking by the Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). He is also a Cisco certified network assistant. Questions may be sent to him via e-mail at

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sincerely hope you’ve noticed some improvements to your free community newspaper recently. Through the last several months our senior managers and editors have been discussing our papers’ news content and how we can best serve the communities where we distribute the papers. In most of those communities fewer than 20 percent of the homes receive a daily newspaper. Between radio and television broadcast schedules and limited high speed Internet connections in our rural areas, it may be difficult to keep up on all the local news. Since our newspapers reach nearly 100 percent of the homes in the region and are read regularly by 83 percent of those homes according to our 2010 CVC Readership Audit, no other medium can match the saturation coverage we provide each week. Additionally, the major benefit to a weekly newspaper in these fast-paced times is the simple fact that we fit around your schedule, not you around us, which is why our publications consistently earn high readership marks. In our recent self analysis, we realized we needed to — and can do — a better, more efficient job at covering and reporting local news. A few locally written articles and a couple of press releases just aren’t good enough, especially in these times. We need to provide a complete recap of all the major news affecting the area, a better sports

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Shrubs and trees of winter


ast week, I wrote about how to landscape for winter interest and promised a list of plants that could add to your landscape during our long, snow covered winters. Here are some shrubs and trees that can really spice up your winter landscape. Red osier dogwood (Cornus sericea) is an extremely hardy plant (zones 3-8). Red osier dogwood makes this list because of its red bark. A patch of fiery red osier dogwood against a backdrop of pristine snow makes for an unforgettable winter scene. This plant is a great candidate for mass plantings. No winter landscape should be without a tall perennial grass. These ornamental grasses, with their tall, thin shafts and fluffy coiffures (seed heads), exhibit a delicate structure that lends a touch of charm to the harsh winter landscape. Bayberry (Myrica pensylvanica) is a shrub with a spreading habit (4’-6’ X 4’-6’), grown in zones 2-8. Its glossy, aromatic foliage complements its waxy, gray fruit. In fact, these unusual berries are widely used to scent candles. The shrub is also drought tolerant and deer resistant.

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Winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata) is a deciduous holly shrub native to wet land areas of the eastern half of Canada and the U.S. Winterberry holly’s exciting display of red berries is enhanced as this holly shrub sheds its leaves. All the attention is drawn to the plant’s fruit, with no foliage to obstruct one’s view. Both bayberry and winterberry holly are dioecious shrubs. This means that there are male plants and female plants. The females will flower without a male plant, but will not produce any berries without a male to pollinate the flowers. You can purchase plants that have been sexed from your local nursery to ensure having a male plant and several female plants. This is just a short list of the many plants that can be used to turn your drab winter landscape into one that is so stunning you would want to see it in a painting. Take some time to plan this winter by finding areas that could use some winter depth, research what plants would do well on your site, and you’ll be well on your way to a inspiring winter landscape. Anne Lenox Barlow has had experience in the agricultural field as a horticulture educator with Cornell Cooperative Extension in Clinton County. She can be reached by e-mail at

Group. In the short time Keith has been back at the helm of the Valley News we’ve seen a sharp increase in story count and improved sports coverage. Keith’s impact on the northern papers has made quite an impression on how to crank out news copy and cover a wide region. Joining Lobdell in our northern group is Jeremiah Papineau, Sarah Cronk, and Chris Morris. Rounding out our news team to the south are 30-plus year veterans Fred Herbst, Thom Randall, and Lindsay Yandon and photographer Nancy Frasier. While most major newspapers are reducing staff and tightening their news coverage, at the same time they are losing subscribers and increasing the amount they charge for the new. At Denton we believe, with the continued support of the business community, we can increase employment and our news coverage while providing, free delivery of the local news both in print and online. The major difference between our approach and that of the major dailies in the area revolves around ownership. We are locally owned and managed versus corporate-

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CVPH employees raise record amount for United Way Hospital CEO takes pie in the face for meeting goal By Jeremiah S. Papineau PLATTSBURGH — When you wage a challenge against your employees, be prepared to face the consequences — especially if that means taking a whipped cream pie to the face. CVPH Medical Center president and chief executive officer Stephens Mundy made good on a promise to hospital employees Jan. 7 when he took not one, but eight, pies to the face. Mundy had challenged departments to double their participation in the annual fundraising campaign for the United Way of the Adirondack Region. The combination of that and other increases in donations throughout the hospital put pledges to the campaign at $51,491 — up 32 percent from last year ’s campaign. The amount is believed to be an all-time record for CVPH employees giving to the United Way. Martha Joslyn, from the hospital’s human resources department, was one of the employees chosen to put a pie in Mundy’s face and the feeling was one most would imagine it would be. “It felt really good,” said Joslyn, laughing. “It is not everyday that you get to smash a

Martha Joslyn, from CVPH Medical Center’s human resources department, puts a pie in the face of Stephens Mundy, hospital president and chief executive officer. Mundy agreed to take pies in the face as part of a challenge to raise money for the United Way of the Adirondack Region. Photo by Jeremiah S. Papineau

pie into your CEO’s face and it couldn’t have been for a better cause,” said registered nurse Brenda Murphy, who was also selected to hit

Mundy with a pie. Patient accounting department employee Danelle Nephew credited Mundy for being “a great sport.” “United Way reaches out to many and I

think its great that the employees of CVPH took that into consideration along with the pie throwing event to step up to the plate and donate to such a great cause,” said Nephew. “Hopefully next year even more will participate.” Joslyn agreed. “It feels really nice to be part of a team that shows such great effort,” she said, adding she likes donating to United Way because of the number of organizations it helps. “[Donations] don’t have to go to one spot, you can choose from a list to help a variety of things.” Joslyn said she, along with many employees she knows, would donate to United Way regardless of the pie throwing incentive. “But, it was fun,” she said. John C. Bernardi, executive director of the United Way of the Adirondack Region, said it’s the commitment of people like the employees of CVPH that makes it possible for the organization to help so many others. “I’m just astonished at the amount of generosity that the community of CVPH has provided to the United Way,” said Bernardi. It’s tremendous for us ... You should all be very proud.” Mundy congratulated the staff on reaching their goal but said he looks forward to even more participation next year. “As successful as we were, we did this with statistically one in 10 employees donating,” said Mundy. “We can do a lot better and as the largest employer in the community, I think it’s our responsibility to get to that point.”

Up and at ‘em John C. Bernardi, executive director of the United Way of the Adirondack Region, at right, joined CVPH Medical Center president and chief executive officer Stephens Mundy, at left, for an early morning spinning class Jan. 7. Bernardi, who is traditionally known as not being “a morning person,” agreed to join Mundy for the class if CVPH employees could have a 10 percent increase in contributions to the United Way over last year. The employees increased contributions by 32 percent. 84895

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Rauch said. “So, when you start the game, everybody has a card, it’s like a bingo card, but it’s used with a full deck of cards, not just numbers.” “And, you put a chip in each bucket and whoever gets the center first gets that cup,” she continued. “Whoever gets the four corners gets that cup. But, every time somebody gets Pokeno, which is like a bingo, then it starts over.” The person with all the chips at the end wins. Rauch hopes others will want to come and play, as the activity is good for seniors, for many reasons. “They need to just get out and socialize and just come down,” she said. “Plus, you’re using your brain. The activity just stimulates the brain.” Rauch also hopes once seniors get interested in one activity, they’ll come to the center for other activities as well. “You don’t have to be a member to come here,” she explained. “There are certain activities that require membership, but games and stuff are not.” She also suggests firsttime seniors bring a friend to make the transition easier. “Sometimes they’re more apt to learn or they’re not so shy,” she said. “But, if you bring a friend a friend, then you’ll realize you’ll make other friends and you can start coming for lunch and different games.” For more information about Pokeno or the senior center, call 563-6180 or visit

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ABA to host ‘Home and Lifestyle Expo’ New event slated to hit Crete Memorial Civic Center March 12 and 13 By Jeremiah S. Papineau PLATTSBURGH — The Adirondack Builders Association (ABA) Home Show is getting a face-lift. The annual event is expanding beyond its traditional focus of home improvement and landscaping to include more items of interest to the general population, said ABA president Paul Deyoe. And, it’s one he’s very excited about, he said. “There is only one home improvement show for the North Country each year, so with the addition of products and services being shown to improve your lifestyle, I think this will bring the crowds and generate a lot of great leads for our exhibitors,” said Deyoe, who also serves as marketing manager for the northern division of Curtis Lumber Company. The “Home and Lifestyle Expo” — which is being billed as Plattsburgh’s “largest home improvement and interior design show of the year” — has been in the works since last summer. Through research performed by Tyler

Haverkamp, an intern from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, the ABA was able to develop a list of suppliers and vendors for services essential to putting on the expo as well as prospective vendors to invite to the event, Deyoe said. The list, he added, made it possible to approach even more businesses interested in promoting their latest products when it comes to the field of new home construction, remodeling, interior design and home decorating projects. “We really wanted to take the home show to the next level and expand the scope of vendors that would be present to really give people a reason to come out and see what everyone has to offer,” Deyoe said. “People will be able to talk to multiple contractors, insurance companies, banks and lending institutions, realtors, et cetera.” The ABA has already registered 25 percent of the booths available for the event in its first two weeks of them being made available, said Deyoe. Lake Champlain Pools, Windows and Doors by Brownell, Curtis Lumber, Hulbert

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Man with cerebral palsy believes anything’s possible By Renee Cumm (Editor’s Note: The following is the second in a two-part series about Lawrence Smart, a 63-year-old man formerly of Plattsburgh who has no use of his voice due to having cerebral palsy. However, Smart has found his voice through the use of an electronic device known as a Liberator.) PLATTSBURGH — Lawrence Smart has never let his cerebral palsy stop him from enjoying life, even when his Liberator, the device he uses to communicate, recently quit working. The device, which had served Smart well for many years, was out of date and needed to be replaced. Pam McDonald, Smart’s speech therapist, introduced him to a more advanced Liberator, which is based on the same coding system as his older one. The “Liberator ECO 2” has granted Smart even more independence, giving him more functions at his disposal and the opportunity to make life-changing decisions for himself. He can

now talk on his cell phone, go online, and keep a photo album with his new device. Dawn Pray, a support staff member at Sunmount in Keeseville, where Smart resides, said it is more convenient for him, but has taken some getting used to. “He gets frustrated, because the timing is different,” she said, adding that Smart will sometimes ask fellow staff members questions about the device. The best part is the machine has granted him the chance to take control of his life, she said. “He’s so excited. It makes him feel really good to tell people his story,” Pray said. Most recently, McDonald has been encouraged him to study along with literacy volunteers at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh to learn how to read while using his Liberator. “He’s expressed to me that it has been a lifelong goal for him,” McDonald said. “He’s been doing really well.” And, just as Smart’s Liberator has given him a chance to partake in activities he could never

be part of before, so has a device attached to his wheelchair chair. The steel ramp is specially made to allow him to roll a bowling ball down two adjacent bars to the bowling lane. He’s become so good, he even recently entered in a bowling tournament. Louise Tedford, Smart’s sister, watched in amazement as the bowling ball slid down to adjacent bars hooked to smart’s chair that allowed him to role his own ball down the lane. “I was so surprised … he scored a 122,” Tedford said. The independence Smart has achieved through the use of technology has inspired him to reach for many different goals in his life. One day, Smart would like a job and a house of his own. In the meantime, he continues to be an inspiration to others, with his constant positive outlook on life. “It’s wonderful to see people who have so much to communicate finally be able to,” said McDonald. Now, utilizing his new Liberator, his previous model won’t

Lawrence Smart utilizes a steel ramp for his wheelchair that allows him to bowl. It’s another way he has been able to become more independent as a person living with cerebral palsy. Photo provided

be left out on the curb. When he passes away, he has asked to be buried with it. “I don’t know he ever managed without it,” said McDonald.

Correction In last week’s edition, it was stated Lawrence Smart was born in 1971. He was born in 1947. We apologize for this error.

Enjoying a 'Novel Evening for Literacy' By Jeremiah S. Papineau PLATTSBURGH — Literacy Volunteers of Clinton County is trying something new and the organization is hoping it will create excitement in the community. The nonprofit organization, which provides free one-to-one tutoring for people in Clinton County who look to improve their literacy skills, will host “A Novel Evening for Literacy” Thursday, Jan. 20, at Koffee Kat, 104 Margaret St. The event, explained LVCC representative Arthur Menard, will feature readings from award-winning authors Kate Messner and Bonnie Shimko. “This is the first time for us,” Menard said of hosting the event. “Literacy Volunteers of Essex/Franklin Counties has done these for years and they’re quite popular. It’s not a huge fundraiser but it’s good for awareness.” Admission to the event will be donationbased, with the intent of raising money for LVCC, which has been struggling due to a reduction in state funding over the past two years, said Menard. “We’ve lost over $20,000,” he said. “We’ve had to tighten our belt and cut back in some areas, so we’ve been looking for new ways to raise the money we need.” And this one, which Menard credited to LVCC board president Jerry McGovern for

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pursuing, is one Menard is excited about. “This is going to be great,” he said. “I’m hoping it’s going to be a fun evening for supporters of literacy and also for not just adults, but families, too.” Messner, who will read from her most recent work, “Sugar and Ice,” said she is looking forward to the event as well. “I was thrilled when Literacy Volunteers got in touch with me to see if I’d be interested in participating in this event,” she said. “I’m a teacher as well as an author, so I know how important it is for families to have opportunities to come together to celebrate books and reading, and I’d love to see our community doing more to foster family literacy.” Messner — who will be joined by Shimko reading from her recently-published works “Letters in the Attic,” “Kat’s Promise,” and “The Private Thoughts of Amelia E. Rye.” — said events like this are key. “Reading together at home and talking about books can do so much to help kids become competent, passionate, lifelong readers,” she said. A Novel Evening for Literacy will begin at 7 p.m. Copies of Messner ’s and Shimko’s books will be available for sale and signing. For more information, call Literacy Volunteers of Clinton County at 564-5332 or e-mail

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Hometown Cable now documenting history on-line By Sarah L. Cronk

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Now the two are working together to convert 15,000 videos to DVD and then posting them on the sites. So far, they have completed around 6,000 videos. Castine, who is known for filming mostly in the Northern Tier, said the site will also be of internet to be people throughout the region. “I concentrate on Northeastern, Chazy and Northern Adirondack and Beekmantown … but they’re playing Plattsburgh High School, they are playing Peru, Chazy is playing Elizabethtown and Schroon Lake,” explained Castine. “It’s definitely regional.” “It can be a nostalgic trip for some people,” added McBride. And the videos are being seen. McBride explained they are keeping track of how many hits the sites are receiving, with an average of 200 views a day on alone. To benefit from this, McBride explained they have added an advertising mechanism so local advertisers can have their television commercials posted on the site and viewed before each video. They are also looking to the community to help out financially. “I do it out of hobby. Calvin as a career,” said McBride. “He puts an enormous amount of time into this. Anything that anybody can do to support Calvin financially, please have it at. He’s really documenting the history of the area.” Castine is also dabbling in live video streaming, where the video can be seen on-line as he records it, instead of 12 to 24 hours later. “When we did the St. Patrick’s Day breakfast, we had over 200 people watching,” said McBride. With more and more videos being posted daily, both McBride and Castine agreed the site shows strong historical documentation. “As a community, this is how we lived and how we played and how we worshiped and everything else,” said Castine. “It’s not fabricated; this is how it really happened.” “Twenty, 50 years from now, there’s not going to be any communities that are going to have anywhere near the quality of historical record of what happened,” added McBride. For more information on how to donate, visit or



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Knowledge, appreciation key to future of biodiversity By Jeremiah S. Papineau PLATTSBURGH — The key to preserving the planet’s many species is having an understanding and appreciation for them, according to one local professor. Dr. Chris Martine, with the State University of New York at Plattsburgh’s Department of Biological Sciences, emphasized the importance of preserving biodiversity when recently addressing the Algonquin chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club. Martine drew from his experiences of taking research trips to the Australian Outback, Amazon Basin and, most recently, the Andes Mountains of Peru, to talk about the many species he has seen and discovered with research teams. What he cautioned, however, was that if proper caution isn’t taken, species that exist today, could one day be extinct. “It’s amazing to me that we’re still, after hundreds of years of this kind of exploration, finding new stuff every day, all around the world,” said Martine. “The alarming thing is the rate at which we’re still discovering new things is far slower than the rate at which things are going extinct every day.”

One of the largest contributing factors to a loss of biodiversity, said Martine, is the loss of natural habitats. When on his recent trip to Peru, Martine said he visited a cloud forest in the Andes Mountains that was being converted from its natural state to agricultural land to grow coffee beans. “These cloud forests are just as biodiverse as forests in the bottomlands of the Amazon Basin,” said Martine. “But, the biodiversity of those forests is vanishing with every step they take towards growing more coffee. It was pretty scary to see.” During his discussion, Martine tried to emphasize good stewardship and understanding can help combat the loss of biodiversity, if even on a small scale. “We have to find ways to connect people to the things that are living around them,” said Martine. “I feel like if we can get to know the other things that are around us, it makes it a lot easier to fight for those things. It makes it a lot harder to not care when something disappears, if you knew its name or something about its natural history.” “The world is really a welcoming place full of really fantastic things they can get to know by going out and seeing them,” he added.

Dr. Chris Martine, with the State University of New York at Plattsburgh’s Department of Biological Sciences, seen here in a recent research trip to South America, emphasized the importance of biodiversity in a recent discussion. Photo submitted


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Hogan taking wrestling, education talents to Harvard University By Keith Lobdell PERU — That Pappy — he’s a Harvard man, now. Peru varsity wrestler Patrick “Pappy” Hogan will be headed off to Harvard in the fall, signing on to be a member of the Crimson squad. “Between the students and the coaches, everyone at the school had so much pride and was so happy to be there,” Hogan said about his official visit to the Harvard campus. “It was really infectious and I couldn’t turn it down once I had experienced it for a few days on my

trip.” Hogan made unofficial visits to top-ranked Cornell, Princeton, Penn and American, making his official visits to all but Cornell, before making his decision. “It feels surreal right now,” Hogan said. “I cant wait to get out there. I know its going to be a challenge, but I think I’m ready for it.” Hogan said he expects everything to be amped up to another level once he graduates from Peru and moves on to Harvard. “I think a lot of it is going to be getting used to living on my own and having to step it up in all as-

pects in college,” Hogan said. “School work will be tougher at first, and so will the wrestling.” Both parents, Indians coach Mike Hogan who was a three-time national tournament competitor for Hofstra, and wife Julie, said the decision was left up to Pappy. “We pretty much let him decide and he took a look at the colleges he was interested in,” said Julie Hogan. “He is very excited and lucky to get accepted there.” “We’re big Hofstra supporters, but when Harvard is knocking on your door, its hard to go anywhere else,” Mike Hogan said. “He loved

all of the schools, and it was a really tough decision, but he felt the most at home with Harvard.” “He’s pretty excited about the whole thing,” said Pappy about his father ’s reaction. “He didn’t push me in any way to where I was going and let me make my own decision. He just said go wherever you feel like everything would work out the best.” Both father and son agreed that while they are looking forward to the future at Harvard, they are making the most of the remaining matches they have together as coach and player.

“It’s definitely going to be weird not having my dad in the corner when I am wrestling,” Pappy said. “But it is close enough that family can come down and watch and it be a day trip.” “He’s been very easy for me to coach,” Mike said. “He works hard and he never misses anything. He enjoys wrestling at his age probably more than I ever enjoyed it at his age. I know it’s not easy being a coaches son, but he has enjoyed it.” “He has worked so hard and he is so excited to go to Harvard,” said Julie Hogan. “We will be going down to watch him.”

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Jacob Goddeau scored a victory at 125-lbs. for Peru.

Peru wins title, Guynup 100th By Keith Lobdell PERU — The Peru varsity wrestling team enjoyed the home cooking, scoring a team victory in its annual Peru Wrestling Tournament held Jan. 14 and Jan. 15. “Its a nice one before we go to Eastern States,” coach Mike Hogan said about the tournament. “The boys love wrestling at home in our tournament. It’s the main day of the season for Peru wrestling.” Kyler Agoney (22-2 record) scored the first individual victory in the finals for the Indians, with a 3-2 decision over Saranac’s Codie Gillette (12-7) at 103. Three-time defending state champion Arik Robinson (21-2) then scored a pin 48 second into his match at 112, followed by a 5-4 decision victory by Alex Pugh (16-3) at 119, who scored a two-point reversal early in the third period and then rode out two reversal attempts by Massena’s Isaiah Perry to earn the win. In the battle of the Goddeau’s, Peru’s Jacob improved to 20-4 on the season scoring a 7-3 decision against Saranac’s Trevor at 125. Patrick “Pappy” Hogan (24-1) then scored a pin at the 3:03 mark of his match against Saranac’s Michael Phillips (8-7). “Its nice to have a home tourney in the middle of the season before the schedule gets really hard,” said Hogan. In the 140 final, Saranac’s Ryan Guynup (10-2) scored his 100th career victory with a 10-2 major decision.

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“It’s a milestone for me,” Guynup said. “It’s not the big goal of going for a state championship, but it’s a step in the right direction. It lets me know the direction I’m heading in and a tournament like this is a good challenge that helps tighten up my game.” “He has been working really hard to get to this point,” said Saranac coach Heath Smith. “He’s a four-year starter with 30-plus wins in the last two seasons and heading there this year. It was a good tournament for guys like him to get a challenge and for our younger guys to get experience.” Peru’s Troy Seymour (24-2) scored a 5-1 decision at 152, while Brandon Moore (17-7) was pushed to overtime on a late two-point move before winning a 7-5 decision with a takedown. Saranac’s Ben Perry (18-1) scored a 4-3 decision to win at 189, but had to fight off a three-point third quarter to do so. In the heavywieght division at 285, AuSable Valley’s David Thompson (13-5) scored several points on takedowns and a couple of near falls, but was reversed mid-way through the second period, falling by pin against defending Peru tourney champion Eric Decker. Other second place finishers included Peru’s Adam Stickle (18-7) and Brandon Allen (12-11). Third place consolation wrestle-back winners included Shawn Legraves (Saranac), Jordan Bushey (Peru), Nick Forget (Peru), Jordan Bouyea (AVCS) and Colby Way (Peru).

Dylan Smith scored three of the Blue Bombers four goals while Eddie Kane added the fourth in a 4-1 victory over the Cougars Jan. 4. Kane assisted on one of Smith’s three goals, while RJ Reid and Alex Kulina added assists in th win. Brady Hayes stopped 25 shots in picking up the victory between the pipes. Liam McDonough scored the lone goal for the Cougars on an assist from Cole Carter, while Cody Gnass had 13 saves.

Beekmantown 4, SLCS 0 Frank Buksa scored the opening and closing goals of the game, and Brett Carnright scored the two in the middle as the Eagles blanked the Red Storm Jan. 5. Buksa also added an assist in the game, while Tavon Ford-Relation and Brenden Carnright tallied assists in the game. Kyle McCarthy made 21 saves in the win. For the red Storm, Tyler O’Neill stopped 22 shots in the loss.

lied and assist on Foster ’s goal. Eddie Kane scored the lone goal of the game for the Blue Bombers on a power play in the third that was assisted by Troy Jacques. Kyle McCarthy tallied 15 saves in the win for the Eagles, while Brady Hayes had 14 saves.

Lake Placid 2, PHS 0 Troy Jacques tallied both goals for the Blue Bombers on assists from Dustin Jacques as the team scored a win against the Hornets Jan. 10. Johnny Williams added an assist to the offense, while Blue Bombers goalie Brody Hayes stopped 32 shots to earn the save. Robbie Knowles stopped 14 shots for the Hornets.

Plattsburgh 3, Saranac 0 Brett Burdo scored the first and last goal and Alex Maston scored the middle goal as the Hornets scored a win over the Chiefs Jan. 5. The Hornets tallied their three goals on assists from Kyle Carpenter, Joe Tolosky,Jack Tolosky, CJ Worley and Dan Curtain. Robbie Knowles made 19 saves in the win, while Dustin Plumadore stopped 35 shots for the Chiefs.

Beekmantown 2, Lake Placid 1 Carter Frechette scored a power play goal in the first period and Nathan Foster added a goal in the second period as the Eagles scored a win against the Blue Bombers Jan. 7. Frechette scored on assists from Brenden Carnright and Brandon Buska, who also tal-

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Beekmantown's Austin Bradish. Photo by Justin Prue

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Varsity boys basketball Chazy 43, ELCS 32

Moriah 66, Seton 39

Trailing at halftime, the Eagles used a 2916 second half to score a victory over the Lions Jan. 4. Ricky Osier led the Eagles with 16 points in the game, while Brandon Laurin scored 15 points and Nathan Reynolds and Kaleb Snide each scored five points. Charlie Huttig led the Lions with 11 points, Zack Pelletier added 10 points and Hunter Mowery scored seven points.

Moriah beat Seton Catholic, 66-39, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference boys basketball action Jan. 5. Landon Cross scored nine points to lead a balanced Viking attack. Every Moriah player scored in the contest. The Vikings raced to a 15-7 lead and held a 34-15 edge at the half. Carson Hynes scored 13 points for the Knights to go with 13 rebounds.

Beekmantown 62, Saranac Lake 47

Ti 64, NAC 42

The Red Storm jumped out to an early 12point lead, but were unable to hold off the Eagles Jan. 5. Beekmantown outscored Saranac Lake 2010 in the second period and 30-17 in the second half to earn the win. Keegan Ryan led all scorers with 23 points in the game, while brother Tom Ryan added 20 points. Forest Morgan paced the Red Storm offense with 13 points, while CJ Stewart added 12 points and Austin McDonough added nine points.

NCCS 49, Peru 45 The Cougars jumped out to an early lead an then held on as the Indians put together a 23-11 fourth quarter run Jan. 5. The Cougars were paced by center Steven Carder, who scored 22 points. Logan Miller and Richie Collins each scored 10 points in the game, while Jamie Davision added seven. Will Flynn led the Indians with 16 points, with Kyle Carter added eight points and Joe Mazzella added six points.

Ticonderoga toppled Northern Adirondack, 64-42, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference boys basketball action Jan. 5. Ti led from the start and was never threatened. Nate Lenhart and Jesse LaRose led the Sentinels with 13 points each. Nick mars added 10 for the winners. Colby Sayah scored 14 points for the Bobcats, with Tyler Smith scoring 11 points and Craig Gardner and Cameron Garrand added five points each.

PHS 64, Saranac 36 The Hornets led throughout the game in scoring a victory over the Chiefs Jan. 5. Kyle LaPoint scored 25 points to lead all scorers, with 15 points coming from beyond the three point line. jordan Knight scored 12 points, while Seth Fout added eight points. Dylan Everleth scored 10 points for the Chiefs.

AVCS 51, Peru 39 The Patriots used a 16-7 opening quarter in a relatively even game to provide the difference they needed against the Indians Jan. 7.

Varsity girls hockey Chazy 2, Lake Placid 0

The Lady Eagles scored all three of its goals in the first period in skating to a victory Jan. 4. Alex Betrus scored the opening two goals in the game off assists from Hannah Newgarden and Amanda Peterson, who scored the third goal of the game off assists from Emily Raville and Alexis Guay. Christina Emery stopped 17 shots in the win.

Astrid Kempainen opened scoring midway through the second period as the Lady Eagles scored a shutout victory Jan. 7. Kempainen was assisted on the goal by Alex Betrus and Sara LoTemplio. Lotmeplio also assisted on the other goal of the game, scored in the third period by Jess Huber. Christina Emery made 13 saves in the win, while Blue Bombers goalie Marina Flagg stopped 34 shots in the game.

Massena 4, Saranac Lake 3

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Beekmatown 72, NAC 47 The Eagles jumped out to a 26-7 lead after one quarter in cruising to a victory over the Bobcats Jan. 7. Keegan Ryan led all scorers with 27 points in the game for the Eagles, while Mitchell Danussi added 15 points, Zack Towle scored 12 points and Ben Smith scored five points. For the Bobcats, Cameron Garrand netted 11 points, while Colby Sayah scored nine points with Zach Clar scoring seven.

Saranac 67, Moriah 60, OT Dylan Everleth had a huge game to lead Saranac past Moriah, 67-60, in overtime in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference boys basketball action Jan. 8. Everleth scored 39 point, including eight in overtime, for the Chiefs. Jake Liberty and Dillan Gallagher each scored eight points in the win. Moriah held a one point lead with 10 seconds to play in regulation when Everleth was fouled. He made the first free throw to knot the game and the second for the apparent win, but it was waved off because of a lane violation. Moriah got a big game from Nick Gilbo, who scored 27 points. Isaac Aponte added 15 points for the Vikings.

NCCS 62, Ti 49 Ticonderoga fell to Northeastern Clinton, 62-49, in overtime in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference boys basketball action Jan.

8. The Sentinels got off to a good start, leading most of the first period, before NCCS took control. A 12-4 run to close the first half but the Cougars on top, 33-21. Steven Carder had 23 points and 17 rebounds for NCCS. Jamie Davison added 14 points, Tom Bedard added 10 points and Logan Miller scored nine points. Ticonderoga got 13 points from Tanner Purkey.

Saranac Lake 55, Seton 38 The Red Storm fell behind early, but then used a 28-15 second half to earn the victory against the Knights Jan. 8. C.J. Stewart led the Red Storm with 12 points in the game, while Forest Morgan and Zach Buckley scored nine points each, Rob Bayruns and Benioko Harris each scored seven points and Ben Monty scored six points. Carson Hynes led all scorers with 20 points for the Knights.

Massena 61, Peru 42 The Indians could not rebound from a 235 second quarter run in falling to Massena Jan. 8. Mike Holdridge led the Indians with 13 points in the game, while Kyle Carter scored nine points.

PHS 48, Willsboro 29 The Hornets jumped ahead of the Warriors and pushed out the lead with a 22-7 fourth quarter to earn the win Jan. 8. Justin Curtis scored 15 points in the victory, with Andrew Favro adding eight points. Clay Sherman scored eight points for the Warriors, while Alex Hamel and Clayton Cross each scored four points.

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Massena took advanatge of a late opportunity, scoring with just 28 seconds left in the third period to be the Lady red Storm Jan. 5 Maggie Darrah and Kayla Duffy scored goals in the first period, while Alex Covert scored to tie the game at 3-3 in the third. Sidney Battistoni and Shannon Muldowney assisted on the first and third goal for the Red Storm, while Erin Urquhart stopped 18 shots.

Brody Douglass led the Patriots with 24 points in the win, while Jordan Coolidge scored 16 points and Nick Rhino scored five points. Kyle Carter scored 11 points for the Indians, with Joe Mazella scoring seven points.

Beekmantown 77, AVCS 0 The Eagles benefited from six forfeits and five pinfalls to defeat the Patriots on the mats Jan. 4. Joe Graziane scored a pin against Dan Papa at 112, while Kyle LaPorte added a pin over Kodie Simpson at 145, Gage Bourdeau pinned Dillon Trainor at 160, Ethan Kerr pinned Michael Thompson at 171 and Brandon Jaubut pinned Adam Luxon at 215. Hayden Head scored a 6-1 decision against the Patriots David Thompson at 285, while Nick Bushey scored a tech fall with a score of 16-1 over Jordan Bouyea. Brandon Defayette sacored an 8-1 victory over Jonathan Luxon.

Peru 72, Saranac 8

Sara LoTemplio look s for a shot against Lake Placid. Photo by Eagle Dunsmore

The Indians scored five pins in beating the Chiefs Jan. 5. Brandon Allen scored a pin for the Indians in his opening match at 171-lbs., and was followed with pins by Luke McGee (215), Derrick Cumber (285), Tanner Phillips (96) and Adam Stickle (145).

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Two-time defending state champion Arik Robinson scored a tech fall in his match-up at 112, with Jake Goodeau (125) and Brandon Moore (160) also scoring decision victories. Ryan Guynup scored five points for the Chiefs with a tech fall, while Ben Perry added three points with a win by decision.

NAC third at Central Square The Bobcats were helped by a pair of undefeated wrestlers in taking a third place finish at the Central Square Duals Jan. 8. Overall, the Bobcats were 4-3, winning matches against APW, Watertown, Marathon and Watertown IHC, while dropping matches to host Central Square, Chenango Valley and Liverpool. Mike Riley and Scott Kellett finished the meet at a perfect 7-0 for the Bobcats, while Kolby Sample, Max Marte, Kaleb Sample, Matt Carter, Justin Kellett and Matt Lashway finished 5-2 in the event. Bryant Forth and Ethan Bombard were 4-2, while Russell Noel was 3-4 and Collin LaBombard was 2-5.

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Snocross draws nearly 5,000 to Crete Center By Jeremiah S. Papineau PLATTSBURGH — The EastCoast Snocross Series has been deemed a success. The first-ever event held at the Crete Memorial Civic Center drew thousands last weekend, with approximately 200 riders participating in the two-day event. ECS promoter Phil Whipple said he felt the event went “very well overall, especially for a first-time show.” “The feedback I got from fans was very positive, and I think the promoters were quite pleased with attendance numbers,” said Whipple, who said attendance was just below 5,000 people. Barb Storandt of Cumberland Head said her husband, Eric, and 3-year-old son, Max, were excited about going to the Snocross, having seen preparations being made for the event at the civic center in the days before. “Once we found out about the snowmobiles and racing, we knew this was going to be a great opportunity to expose our kids to something they don't see every day,” said Storandt. “Max and Eric had a great time together. They're both still talking about how high some of the jumps were.” The day was made even more special for Max when one of the racers gave him the fifth place trophy he had won during a race. “To a 3-year-old boy, these riders were superstars,” said Storandt. “Being able to walk right up to one of them and have a conversation made Max feel like he was part of the event. Taking home the rider's prize was gravy at that point.” Minnick Duprey of Mooers Forks brought her three sons to the event — Avery Roberts, 4; Hunter Roberts, 6; and Brett Duprey, 18 — with each finding something to enjoy about the event, she said. “We enjoyed the action because there was always something going on,” said Duprey, who added races were timed well enough her kids didn’t have time to get bored. “My boys loved the races,” she said, adding her middle son couldn’t be dragged

A participant in the EastCoast Snocross Series last weekend at the Crete Memorial Civic Center flies through the air on his snowmobile. The two-day event drew thousands of spectators. Photo by Tom Ripley

away from watching snowmobile stunts “even when he was chilled.” "I thought it was very fun. I loved the big jumps with the ramp," said Hunter. Duprey said her youngest enjoyed hanging out with his friend at the event and checking out the newest snowmobile helmets from Begor ’s Supply. Her oldest enjoyed using his iPod to record video of the races. “We had a blast,” said Duprey. “As a family, we all agree that this was the best event since the Mayor ’s Cup that Plattsburgh has to get families together outside. We loved every aspect — snow and all.” Those words are music to the ears of people behind the event like Michele Powers, director of the Adirondack Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau. “Having hundreds of competitors here for the weekend was a huge boost in the area

T he Week A head in Sp or ts The following high school varsity games, meets and other sports match-ups are scheduled for next week:

Friday, Jan. 14 TICONDEROGA Bowling at NCCS 3:30p PLATTSBURGH Bowling vs. BEEKMANTOWN 3:30p PERU Bowling vs. SARANAC 3:45p CHAZY Boys Basketball at WILLSBORO 4p PLATTSBURGH Boys Swim Invitational 5p TICONDEROGA Boys Basketball at SETON 5:30p BEEKMANTOWN Boys Basketball at SARANAC 5:30p PLATTSBURGH Boys Basketball at NCCS 5:30p CHAZY Girls Hockey at SKANEATELES 6:45p BEEKMANTOWN Boys Hockey at Niskayuna 7p

PERU Boys Basketball at SARANAC LAKE 7p PLATTSBURGH Boys Basketball at NCCS 7p

Saturday, Jan. 15 PERU Wrestling at Eastern Classic TBA BEEKMANTOWN Boys Hockey at BURNT HILLS 12p CHAZY Girls Hockey at ITHACA 12:15p AUSABLE, SARANAC LAKE , PERU and TICONDEROGA Track Meet at PLATTSBURGH STATE 9 a.m.-12:30p SARANAC, BEEKMANTOWN, SETON and PLATTSBURGH Track Meet at PLATTSBURGH STATE 1-4:30p

Monday, Jan. 17 CHAZY Girls Hockey at ALEXANDRIA BAY 12:30p PLATTSBURGH Boys Hockey at MALONE 1:30p

Tuesday, Jan. 18 PERU Bowling at TICONDEROGA 3:30p

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during what, traditionally, is a slow time of year,” said Powers, looking at the event from her role with the bureau. “As a spectator, it was incredible to watch these amazing athletes compete on the track and in the air. It was impressive to witness, to say the least." Mayor Donald M. Kasprzak was also excited about the increased local business and tourism for the community as a result of the city’s partnership with East Coast Snocross, Airborne Speedway, the Plattsburgh-North Country Chamber of Commerce, and the Adirondack Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau “The event brought thousands of people to the North Country which benefitted the region as a whole,” said Kasprzak. “I am hopeful if the overall results were positive for everyone the event will return next year bigger and better.”

Check with your respective school’s athletic director’s office for schedule changes. Times not shown are also available through athletic director’s offices.

AUSABLE Bowling at PLATTSBURGH 3:30p SARANAC Bowling at NCCS 3:45p WESTPORT Boys Basketball at CHAZY 4p PLATTSBURGH Boys Swimming at MALONE 5p BEEKMANTOWN Boys Basketball at MORIAH 5:30p NAC Wrestling at BEEKMANTOWN 5:30p NCCS Boys Basketball at SETON 5:30p PERU Boys Basketball at NAC 7p PLATTSBURGH Boys Basketball at TICONDEROGA 7p

SETON Girls Basketball at NCCS 5:30p SETON Boys Basketball at BEEKMANTOWN 5:30p BEEKMANTOWN Boys Hockey at SARANAC 7p NAC Girls Basketball at PERU 7p

Thursday, Jan. 20 BEEKMANTOWN Boys Basketball at NCCS 5:30p NAC Boys Basketball at SETON 5:30p PERU Boys Basketball at PLATTSBURGH 7p

Wednesday, Jan. 19

Friday, Jan. 21

TICONDEROGA Bowling at BEEKMANTOWN 3:30p PERU Bowling at MORIAH 3:30p NCCS Bowling at AUSABLE 3:30p MALONE Bowling at PLATTSBURGH 3:30p CHAZY Girls Basketball at SCHROON LAKE 4p MORIAH Girls Basketball at BEEKMANTOWN 5:30p

BEEKMANTOWN Wrestling at ESSEX TBA NCCS Bowling at PERU 3:30p PERU Bowling at NCCS 3:30p MORIAH Bowling at PLATTSBURGH 3:30p BEEKMANTOWN Bowling vs. SARANAC 3:45p WILLSBORO Girls Basketball at CHAZY 4p SETON Girls Basketball at NAC 4:30p

TICONDEROGA Girls Basketball at PLATTSBURGH 5:30p

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Jennings continues pursuit of musical passion New year brings new album, new venues for the Cadyville native By Jeremiah S. Papineau CADYVILLE — The past year has been good to Howard E. Jennings III. The Cadyville native and former Plattsburgh resident has been pursuing his music career full time for more than a year now, and it’s been a decision he hasn’t regretted. “It's tough when you can't count on a steady paycheck,” said Jennings, “but if I can keep paying the bills and continue to make progress in this career, then it's worth the sacrifices that have to be made.” Jennings left a successful career as a consultant with IBM to follow his passion, calling it “one of the toughest decisions I've ever had to make.” However, the past year has

been “a fun and productive one,” performing in places like New York City and Singapore, and sharing the stage with recording artists like Ryan Cabrera. “This is what I love to do — write and perform songs — and if I can keep the ship afloat in doing so, then I plan to put many more miles on these sails,” he said. The latest voyage on which the independent artist’s ship has taken him is the recent release of his new album, “Underneath & In Between,” a project that took five months to complete. The five-song disc has more electric and pedal steel guitar in its recordings, which brings more life to the project, said Jennings. “I think this album digs a little deeper in the soul compared to my prior releases,” he said. “Fell Into You,” one of Jennings’ favorite tracks on the album, is about the feeling of knowing where you are in life isn’t making sense, he said, and how finding that special person “changes it all in a moment.” Another track, “Around The World,” dives into the temptation of wanting to drop everything,

Cadyville native and former Plattsburgh resident Howard E. Jennings III will perform at the Cadyville Concert Hall Friday, Jan. 21. Jennings is seen here on the cover of his new album, “Underneath & In Between." ON THE COVER: Photo by Howard Jennings Jr. Photo by Emma Madigan

leave it all behind and see the world, he said. Fittingly, the music video for Around the World — found on YouTube — features video footage Jennings captured while spending time in Europe last year.

“These songs also draw heavily from my experiences and frame of mind over the past year or so,” said Jennings. “My adventures and real life experiences found a home in these new songs.”

And, speaking of home, Jennings will soon find his adventures leading him to his native North Country in the coming weeks. The 27year-old singer and songwriter has lined up a performance for Friday, Jan. 21, at the Cadyville Concert Hall, a small, intimate venue established in the Park Row home of Dr. C. Thomas Gerner that has become popular with local and out-of-town musicians alike. “There is nothing like playing in a small room with music lovers and being able to share your art so intimately with them,” said Jennings, adding he’s eager to perform at the Cadyville Concert Hall for the first time. “That's one of the main reasons I love being a singer-songwriter — that personal connection that you have with the audience. And, the setting in Cadyville will be the ultimate scenario.” (Editor’s Note: Limited tickets for Jennings’ performance are available at Alpha Stereo in Plattsburgh. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. Check out Jennings’ music on iTunes and other online distributors or search for him on Facebook, MySpace and Twitter.)

Cutthroat Logic: metal mixed with thrash and punk By Jeremiah S. Papineau PLATTSBURGH — Cutthroat Logic is one of the newest bands in the local music scene but is one that’s already developed a following. The band started in late 2009 when guitarist John Cayea approached bassist Kenny Ackerman about the idea. The two teamed up and, after a few months and “a slew of different musicians playing in the band,” said John, they happened upon vocalist Dave Grube Jr. “I had done a short project with Dave in the past and decided that he had the sound that I was looking for,” said Cayea. Their sound was rough, at first, said John, until they brought in Brandon Cayea on drums. Then, things started falling into place, he said. “The music clicked easily and we wrote songs with relative ease,” said John. It was only a few short months before the band had practiced enough to start playing shows around Plattsburgh. Their first gig in the city was at the former Coffee Camp on Margaret Street last July, which started the growth of the followers they have today. “They are a great bunch of people,” Dave said of Cutthroat Logic’s fans. “They are supportive and are dedicated to the local music scene that we have in Plattsburgh.

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Without them, there would truly be no local music at all. It’s them that make the show we play possible.” Prior to their Coffee Camp debut, the band played the “Warehouse Warzone” metal festival in Tupper Lake, establishing their “classical metal mixed with thrash and

punk” presence outside Plattsburgh, said John. The band’s name, said Dave, came from a song he had written a while back during a jam session. “The song at the time, in my opinion, had a very confrontational in your face kinda

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punk rock sound,” he said, “which fit the scheme for the lyrics I had written.” Cutthroat Logic’s sound, he added, is one that doesn’t try to fit into any one genre. “We stand out by branching out beyond any genre or style, by blending them and creating something powerful and original,” he said. “I don’t believe we sound like any other bands around the area because we push ourselves to be dynamic even if it may be uncomfortable or unfamiliar.” The band released its first album, “SelfInflicted Evisceration,” in October. The project was recorded in the span of 12 hours with the help of the band’s good friend, Joe Cross, at Whathaveyou Records. “The whole experience for me was great,” said Dave. “I enjoyed recording and putting our music out there for people to have and experience again and again.” “We are currently working on a new release,” said John, adding the release date is still in the works. “We are planning on expanding our merchandise into clothing as well as other options.” (Editor ’s Note: Cutthroat Logic will play Cocktails, 42 River St., Morrisonville, this Saturday, Jan. 15. The show will start at 5 p.m. Check out the band on MySpace and Facebook by searching “Cutthroat Logic.” Their album, “Self-Inflicted Evisceration” can be found at Music N More at the Champlain Centre mall in Plattsburgh.)

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(All events hosted in Plattsburgh unless otherwise stated.)

Friday.Jan.14. BOOKMOBILE STOPS. Bright Beginnings, 62 Northern Ave., Plattsburgh, 1-1:30 p.m.; Pine Harbour, 15 New Hampshire Road, 1:35-2 p.m.; Lake Forest, Plattsburgh, 2:05-3 p.m.; South Acres Mobile Home Park, 16 Sonya Way, Plattsburgh, 3:30-4 p.m. FREE SHOWING OF”THE OTHER SISTER.” North Country Center for Independence, 103 Sharon Ave., 1-3 p.m. CHESS CLUB MEETS. Plattsburgh Public Library, 19 Oak St., 2 p.m. 536-7437. TUNES AND TRIVIA WITH DJ GARY PEACOCK. Monopole, 7 Protection Ave., 5-8 p.m.563-2222. OPENING OF WINDOW OF CHANGE GALLERY. Tahawus Lodge Center, 14234 State Route 9N, Ausable Forks, 6-9 p.m. 646-734-7151; 212-431-8489, or ED SCHENK PERFORMS. Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 561-8142. OPEN FAMILY SWIM NIGHT. Wellness Center at PARC, 295 New York Road, 7-9 p.m. 5626860. $2. PERU COMMUNITY TALENT SHOW. Peru Community Church Fellowship Center, 13 Elm St., Peru, 7:30 p.m. Admission: cash donation for Peru Food Shelf. 643-2735. ZIP CITY PERFORMS. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar, 20 City Hall Place, 9 p.m. 566-7000 STUDIO 54 ALTERNATIVE DANCE PARTY. Therapy Nightclub and Sports Lounge, 14 Margaret St., 9 p.m. 561-2041. BUSTED STUFF PERFORMS. Olive Ridley's, 37 Court St., 10 p.m. 324-2200..

Saturday.Jan.15. CHILD SAFETY SEAT EVENT. Bill McBride Chevrolet and Subaru, 5701 U.S. Ave., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. “EXPLORING THE WORLD OF ATTITUDES.” Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4 Palmer St., 10 a.m. Presented by Guru Carlos Michan of the Order of Chican Itza. 562-8636. ED SCHENK PERFORMS. Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 561-8142. BEN BRIGHT PERFORMS. Anthony's Restaurant and Bistro, 538 State Route 3, 7-10 p.m. NORTH COUNTRY SQUARES DANCE CLUB MEETS. Clinton County Fairgrounds, 84 Fairgrounds Road, Morrisonville. 7 p.m. Caller and cuer Carl Trudo. 561-7167 or 492-2057. BACK PORCH SOCIETY PERFORMS. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar, 20 City Hall Place, 8 p.m. 566-

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7000. TRINITY PARK RADIO PERFORMS WITH DOOM, MUFFY & THE SCHWETTBUTTS AND SHAMELESS STRANGERS. Monopole, 7 Protection Ave., 10 p.m.563-2222. TEN YEAR VAMP PERFORMS. Olive Ridley's, 37 Court St., 10 p.m. 324-2200.

Sunday.Jan.16. DART TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT KEN BOWLBY. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 309, 710 State Route 22B, Peru, 12-6 p.m. Registration 12-1 p.m. ED SCHENK PERFORMS. Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 561-8142. MARCH FOR LIFE. Begins at Blessed John XXIII Newman Center, 90 Broad St., 1:30 p.m. Continues to St. John’s Church, 7 Margaret St. Program 2 p.m.

Monday.Jan.17. MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY OBSERVED. SCRABBLE GAME. Seniors Citizens Council of Clinton County Senior Center, 5139 N. Catherine St., 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 563-6186, ext. 102..

Tuesday.Jan.18. BOOKMOBILE STOPS. Saranac Town Hall, 3662 Route 3, Saranac, 1-1:45 p.m.; Cadyville Fire House, 2122 Route 3, Cadyville, 2-2:30 p.m.; Roderick Rock Senior Housing, 2025 Route 22B, Morrisonville, 3-3:30 p.m.; Morrisonville Post Office, 1934 Route 22B, Morrisonville, 3:40-4:15 p.m. PLATTSBURGH — Senior social featuring variety of cheesecakes, Senior Citizens Council of Clinton County, 5139 N. Catherine St., 12:30 p.m. TRIVIA NIGHT. Geoffrey's Pub, 5453 Peru St., 8 p.m 561-3091.

Wednesday.Jan.19. SOUP KITCHEN. Trinity Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 18 Trinity Place, 5:30-6:15 p.m. Volunteers: 561-5771. JAY LESAGE PERFORMS. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar, 20 City Hall Place, 7 p.m. 566-7000. OPEN MIKE NIGHT WITH MIKE PEDERSEN. Monopole, 7 Protection Ave., 9 p.m.563-2222.

Thursday.Jan.20. BOOKMOBILE STOPS. Port Kent Post Office, 31 First St., 1:30-2 p.m.; Keeseville Country Gardens, Hill Street, 2:15-2:45 p.m.; Curtains, Curtains, Curtains parking lot, 24 Rectory St., Clintonville, 3-3:30 p.m.; Ada Court, Cliff Haven, 4:154:45 p.m. JOURNEY INTO READING. Champlain Cen-

tre Mall, 60 Smithfield Blvd., 4:30-6:30 p.m. Reading for children up to age 16 with free book provided. Hosted at center court. TUNES AND TRIVIA WITH DJ GARY PEACOCK. Monopole, 7 Protection Ave., 5-8 p.m.563-2222 BUSINESS AFTER HOURS MIXER. Cumberland 12 Cinemas, 18 North Bowl Lane, 5:30-7 p.m. 563-1000. WORLD TAVERN POKER TEXAS HOLD 'EM TOURNAMENTS. Geoffrey's Pub, 5453 Peru St., 7 and 9 p.m. NOVEL EVENING FOR LITERACY. Koffee Kat, 104 Margaret St., 7 p.m. Suggest donations: children $5, adults $10, families $15. NONCHALANT GNOME GAMING SOCIETY MEETS. Nonchalant Gnome Gaming Society meets, United Way of the Adirondacks, 45 Tom Miller Road, 7 p.m. Groups plays board games. www. COAST GUARD AUXILIARY/PLATTSBURGH FLOTILLA 15-08 WEEKLY MEETING AND CLASS. South Plattsburgh Volunteer Fire Department, 4244 State Route 22, 7 p.m. Classes in seamanship and crew qualification. New members welcome. 293-7185. BEN BRIGHT PERFORMS. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar, 20 City Hall Place, 7 p.m. 566-7000. KARAOKE WITH BEN BRIGHT AND ASHLEY KOLLAR. Olive Ridley's, 37 Court St., 8 p.m. 3242200.

Friday.Jan.21. CHESS CLUB MEETS. Plattsburgh Public Library, 19 Oak St., 2 p.m. 536-7437. TUNES AND TRIVIA WITH DJ GARY PEACOCK. Monopole, 7 Protection Ave., 5-8 p.m.563-2222 ED SCHENK PERFORMS. Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 561-8142. OPEN FAMILY SWIM NIGHT. Wellness Center at PARC, 295 New York Road, 7-9 p.m. 5626860. $2. HOWARD JENNINGS PERFORMS. Cadyville Concert Hall, 41 Park Row, Cadyville, 7:30 p.m. Advance tickets required, available at Alpha Stereo. 561-2822, 293-8024 or NATALIE WARD BAND PERFORMS. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar, 20 City Hall Place, 9 p.m. 5667000. SINECURE PERFORMS. Monopole, 7 Protection Ave., 10 p.m.563-2222.


WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAMS. SUNY Plattsburgh Memorial Hall Gym, Rugar Street. Women’s game at 2 p.m., men’s game at 4 p.m. 565-4750. ED SCHENK PERFORMS. Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 561-8142. BEN BRIGHT PERFORMS. Anthony's Restaurant and Bistro, 538 State Route 3, 7-10 p.m. GIRLS NIGHT OUT. Therapy Nightclub and Sports Lounge, 14 Margaret St., 8-10 p.m. Male review featuring Hardbodies Entertainment. 561-2041. JEFF RENDINARO AND GUEST PERFORM. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar, 20 City Hall Place, 8 p.m. 566-7000. PROFESSOR CHAOS PERFORMS. Monopole, 7 Protection Ave., 10 p.m.563-2222.

Sunday.Jan.23. ED SCHENK PERFORMS. Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 561-8142.

Monday.Jan.24. SCRABBLE GAME. Seniors Citizens Council of Clinton County Senior Center, 5139 N. Catherine St., 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 563-6186, ext. 102..

Tuesday.Jan.25. RSVP PERFORMS. Senior Citizens Council of Clinton County, 5139 N. Catherine St., 11 a.m. MOVIE MATINEE DAY. Senior Citizens Council of Clinton County, 5139 N. Catherine St., 12:30 p.m. TRIVIA NIGHT. Geoffrey's Pub, 5453 Peru St., 8 p.m 561-3091.

Wednesday.Jan.26. SOUP KITCHEN. Trinity Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 18 Trinity Place, 5:30-6:15 p.m. Volunteers: 561-5771. COMPLETELY STRANDED IMPROV COMEDY TROUPE PERFORMS. Olive Ridley's, 37 Court St., 7:30 p.m. 324-2200. OPEN MIKE NIGHT WITH MIKE PEDERSEN. Monopole, 7 Protection Ave., 9 p.m.563-2222.

Thursday.Jan.27. BOOKMOBILE STOPS. Senior Citizens Council of Clinton County, 5139 N. Catherine St., Plattsburgh, 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Vilas Home, 61 Beekman St., Plattsburgh, 1-1:45 p.m.; Flynn Ave., Plattsburgh, between senior apartments, 2-2:30 p.m.; Pine Rest Trailer court, Treadwells Mills, 3:15-3:45. POKENO. Senior Citizens Council of Clinton County, 5139 N. Catherine St., 10:30 a.m.

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JOURNEY INTO READING. Champlain Centre Mall, 60 Smithfield Blvd., 4:30-6:30 p.m. Reading for children up to age 16 with free book provided. Hosted at center court. TUNES AND TRIVIA WITH DJ GARY PEACOCK. Monopole, 7 Protection Ave., 5-8 p.m.563-2222 WORLD TAVERN POKER TEXAS HOLD 'EM TOURNAMENTS. Geoffrey's Pub, 5453 Peru St., 7 and 9 p.m. COAST GUARD AUXILIARY/PLATTSBURGH FLOTILLA 15-08 WEEKLY MEETING AND CLASS. South Plattsburgh Volunteer Fire Department, 4244 State Route 22, 7 p.m. Classes in seamanship and crew qualification. New members welcome. 293-7185. KARAOKE WITH BEN BRIGHT AND ASHLEY KOLLAR. Olive Ridley's, 37 Court St., 8 p.m. 3242200.

Friday.Jan.28. FREE SHOWING OF “THE DIVING BUTTERFLY.” North Country Center for Independence, 102 Sharron Ave, 1-3 p.m. CHESS CLUB MEETS. Plattsburgh Public Library, 19 Oak St., 2 p.m. 536-7437. TUNES AND TRIVIA WITH DJ GARY PEACOCK. Monopole, 7 Protection Ave., 5-8 p.m.563-2222 NORTH COUNTRY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 99TH ANNUAL DINNER & DANCE. West Side Ballroom, 253 New York Road, 6 p.m. 563-1000. ED SCHENK PERFORMS. Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 561-8142. OPEN FAMILY SWIM NIGHT. Wellness Center at PARC, 295 New York Road, 7-9 p.m. 5626860. $2. EAT.SLEEP.FUNK. PERFORMS. Monopole, 7 Protection Ave., 10 p.m.563-2222.

Saturday.Jan.29. ANNUAL WINE FESTIVAL GRAND TASTING AND SILEN AUCTION. Champlain Valley Transportation Museum, 12 Museum Way, 4-7 p.m. "BULLYING: A COMMUNITY DISCUSSION." West Side Ballroom, 293 New York Road, 6-9 p.m. 562-7320. ED SCHENK PERFORMS. Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 561-8142. NORTH COUNTRY SQUARES DANCE CLUB MEETS. Clinton County Fairgrounds, 84 Fairgrounds Road, Morrisonville. 7 p.m. Caller Bob LaBounty and cuer Walt Wall. 561-7167 or 4922057.

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Death Notices Loretta M. Furnia, 92 SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. — Loretta Mae Furnia, 92, formerly of Au Sable Forks, passed away Dec. 19, 2010. Calling hours will be 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Zaumetzer-Sprague Funeral Home, Au Sable Forks, which is in charge of arrangements. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Holy Name Catholic Cemetery.

Willis E. Sears, 62 PUTNAM STATION — Willis E. Sears, 62, passed away Dec. 23, 2010. Funeral services were held Jan. 8 at the Presbyterian Church of Putnam Station. Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home, Ticonderoga, was in charge of arrangements.

Robert V. Smith, 88 DANNEMORA — Robert V. Smith, 88, passed away Dec. 31, 2010. Funeral services were held Jan. 3 at St. Joseph’s Church, Dannemora. Interment will be in the parish cemetery at a later date. Brown Funeral Home, Plattsburgh, is in charge of arrangements.

Janice D. Carr, 79 SUN CITY, Ariz. — Janice D. Carr, 79, formerly of Saratoga Springs, passed away Dec. 26, 2010. A memorial service will be held in Sun City, Ariz., on Feb. 19.

held Jan. 5 at Gleason Funeral Home and St. Helens Church, both in Saratoga Springs.

Stephens Memorial Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Ellsworth Wood, 75

Arnold A. Amell, 80

PLATTSBURGH — Margaret May Annis, 58, passed aw ay Dec. 27, 2010. There were no public calling hours or services. Burial will be in the spring in Lake View Cemetery, Willsboro. Hamilton Funeral Home, Peru, is in charge of arrangements.

STILLWATER — Ellsworth Wood, formerly of Plattsburgh, passed away Jan. 2, 2011. Funeral services were held Jan. 6 at St. Peter ’s Church, Stillwater. Interment was in the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery. Arrangements were in the care of Dunn Funeral Homes Inc. Funeral Home.

Richard E. Busha, 80

Marie M. Macey, 80

GLENVILLE — Arnold Arthur Amell, 80, formerly of Plattsburgh, passed away Jan. 6, 2011. Funeral services were held Jan. 11 at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Scotia. Glenville Funeral Home, East Glenville, was in charge of arrangements. Burial with military honors was in Gerald B.H. Solomon National Cemetery, Saratoga.

KEESEVILLE — Richard E. Busha, 80, passed away Dec. 28, 2010. Funeral services were held Jan. 1 at St. John’s Church, Keeseville. Burial will be in the spring in the parish cemetery. Hamilton Funeral Home, Keeseville, is in charge of arrangements.

DANNEMORA — Marie M. Macey, 80, passed away Jan. 3, 2011. Funeral services were held Jan. 5 at St. Joseph’s Church, Dannemora. Interment will be at a later date at St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Brown Funeral Home, Cadyville, is in charge of arrangements.

Peru. Burial will be in the spring in St. Alexander ’s Cemetery, Morrisonville. Hamilton Funeral Home, Peru, is in charge of arrangements.

Margaret M. Annis, 58

Carrie L. Ortiz, 40 SARATOGA SPRINGS — Carrie Lynn Ortiz, 40, passed away Dec. 29, 2010. Funeral services were held Jan. 3 at the Church of St. Peter, Saratoga Springs. Burke Funeral Home, Saratoga Springs, was in charge of arrangements.

Thomas L. Witt, 70 PLATTSBURGH — Thomas L. Witt, 70, passed away Dec. 31, 2010. Funeral services were held Jan. 6 at St. Peter ’s Chapel, Plattsburgh. Burial will be at a later date at the convenience of the family. Heald Funeral Home, Plattsburgh, is in charge of arrangements.

Frances E. Walsh, 85

PERU — Virginia M. Barcomb, 86, Peru, passed away Dec. 26, 2010. Burial will be in the spring in Medina. Hamilton Funeral Home, Peru, is in charge of arrangements.

PLATTSBURGH — Frances E. Walsh, 85, formerly of Beekmantown, passed away Jan. 1, 2011. Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family at Whispering Maples Memorial Gardens. Brown Funeral Home, Plattsburgh, is in charge of arrangements.

Susan H. Branham, 54

Prescott A. Brown, 60

Virginia M. Barcomb, 86

MORRISONVILLE — Susan Helen “Susie” Branham, 54, passed away Dec. 26, 2010. Memorial services were held Dec. 29 at Hamilton Funeral Home,

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Prescott Arthur Brown, 60, passed away Jan. 1, 2011. Funeral services were

Bonnie H. Perry, 62

PLATTSBURGH — Eva M. Gilman, 91, formerly of Altona, passed away Jan. 3, 2011. Funeral services were held Jan. 7 at Holy Angels Church, Altona. Burial will be later at a later date in St. Ann’s Cemetery, Mooers Forks. Brown Funeral Home, Altona, is in charge of arrangements.

PLATTSBURGH — Bonnie H. Perry, 62, passed away Jan. 7, 2011. Funeral services were held Jan. 11 at Hamilton Funeral Home, Peru, which was in charge of arrangements. Burial will be in the spring in God’s Acre Cemetery, Peru.

Bertha E. Gooley, 83

Evelyn M. Brandstetter, 92

CHAMPLAIN — Bertha E. Gooley, 83, passed away Jan. 3, 2011. Funeral services were held Jan. 6 at St. Mary’s Church, Champlain. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in the spring. Ross Funeral Home, Mooers, was in charge of arrangements.

CUMBERLAND HEAD — Evelyn M. Brandstetter, 92, passed away Jan. 7, 2011. There were no public calling hours or funeral services. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in the spring. R.W. Walker Funeral Home, Plattsburgh, was in charge of arrangements.

Richard R. Feimann Sr., 87 MALONE — Richard Ralph Feimann Sr., 87, passed away Jan. 3, 2011. Funeral services were held Jan. 6 at Spaulding Funeral Home, Malone. Burial was in Constable Cemetery.

David T. Vanier, 37 PLATTSBURGH — David T. Vanier, 37, passed away Jan. 4, 2011. Funeral services were held Jan. 7 at Brown Funeral Home, Plattsburgh, which was in charge of arrangements.

WEST CHAZY — Capt. Peter C. Lightbourn, 80, passed away Jan. 4, 2011. Funeral services were held Jan. 6 at R.W. Walker Funeral Home, Plattsburgh, which was in charge of arrangements.

Ramona E. Thwaits, 73 NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. — Ramona E. Thwaits, 73, formerly of Jay, passed away Jan. 4, 2011. Funeral services were held Jan. 8 at Whiteface Community United Methodist Church, Wilmington. Burial was in Jay Central Cemetery. Hamilton Funeral Home, Peru, was in charge of arrangements.

Theresa Ogg, 73 PRYOR, Okla. — Theresa Ogg, 73, formerly of Chazy, passed away Jan. 4, 2011. Funeral services were held Jan. 12 at St. Mark Catholic Church, Pryor. Burial was in Graham Memorial Cemetery.

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Elizabeth E. Dickson, 77 HUDSON FALLS — Elizabeth E. Dickson, 77, formerly of Plattsburgh, passed away Jan. 7, 2011. Funeral services were held Jan. 11 at Carleton Funeral Home, Hudson Falls, which was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fort Edward.

James J. Barcomb, 45 PERU — James J. Barcomb, 45, passed away Jan. 8, 2011. Funeral services were held Jan. 12 at Hamilton Funeral Home, Peru, which was in charge of arrangements. Burial will be in the spring in St. Peter ’s Cemetery, Plattsburgh.

John B. Smith, 79 LAKE PLACID — John B. Smith, 79, passed away Jan. 8, 2011. Funeral services here Jan. 12 were held at M.B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home, Lake Placid, which was in charge of arrangements. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

Carolyn L. Mathews, 71 CUMBERLAND HEAD — Carolyn L. Mathews, 71, passed away Jan. 8, 2011. Funeral services were held Jan. 11 at St. Mary’s of the Lake Church. Entombment was at Whispering Maples Mausoleum, Plattsburgh. R.W. Walker Funeral Home, Plattsburgh, was in charge of arrangements.

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ROUSES POINT — Dorothy J. “Dot” Sweeny, 93, passed away Jan. 7, 2011. Funeral services were held Jan. 13. Burial will follow in the spring at Holy Cross Cemetery, St. Albans, Vt. Clark Funeral Home, Rouses Point, is in charge of arrangements.

Eva M. Gilman, 91

Peter C. Lightbourn, 80

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CHAMPLAIN — Jean-Franco Martel, 26, Quebec, was arrested after allegedly attempting to bring hashish across the northern border Jan. 7. State police were called to the Champlain crossing after Customs officers reportedly found the drugs inside Martel’s vehicle. Martel was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance for alleged having more than one ounce of the marijuana product. He was arraigned in Champlain Town Court and remanded to Clinton County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail.

Marketing collateral workshop planned Jan. 29 PLATTSBURGH — Cornell Cooperative Extension will host a marketing collateral workshop at Clinton Community College Saturday, Jan. 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fee is $45 and includes instructional materials and lunch. Participants will use Microsoft Publisher to learn how to create marketing collateral to help build a brand for their business. A basic knowledge of computers is required. Computers will be provided. The course is limited to 20 participants. For more information or to register, call 962-4810, ext. 403.

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FOR SALE 13 ENGLISH BONE CHINA , gold rimmed cup & saucer sets. 3 bone china ornaments. $200 OBO. 518-335-3687 or 450-247-3725. 13”LCD T.V also can be used as a computer monitor like new asking $50.00 call and leave a message. 518-791-4815 1940’S Radio, Oak, $150. 518-532-9841 Leave Message. 26 GALLON bow front fish tank and black wooden stand asking $50.00 call and leave a message 518-791-4815


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LARGE FISH tank 6’x27” high, stand, lights, filters, driftwood, plants, $250 call 298-8418 LUMBER EDGER. Driven by flat belt pulley. Feed bed w/rollers & drive roller to feed lumber. Everything there. $1500. 963-8811. MARBLE LAMP black and white (4 sided) $29.99 call 802-558-4557 MEMORY FOAM THERAPEUTIC NASA VISCO MATTRESSES WHOLESALE! T$299 F-$349 Q-$399 K-$499 ADJUSTABLES - $799 FREE DELIVERY 25 YEAR WARRANTY 90 NIGHT TRIAL 1-800ATSLEEP 1-800-287-5337 WWW.MATTRESSDR.COM NFL CLEVELAND Browns Leather Jacket, New, Size XL, $75. 518-668-2989. POWER SCOOTER Basket, headlight, 2 speeds, charger, excellent condition. Works great $325.00. 802-388-7035 SANGO CHINA Occupied Japan (19471952). 62 Piece Dresdenia Pattern. EC $249 518 338-3258 Lake George SNOWBLOWER, 518.963.7402




TOSHIBA COLOR TV 32In Remote. Manual. Used Little 518-570-7850

FURNITURE CORNER COMPUTER Desk, Keyboard Pullout, 3 Shelves, 2 Speaker Shelves, Excellent Shape, $75. 518-623-0622 Nights. CORNER ENTERTAINMENT Unit, Solid Oak, 60”H 28”D 54’W, 2 Doors. $298. 518623-0622 Evenings or Leave Message. LIVING ROOM SET. Love seat, couch & chair. Tan & white. $100. 518-637-5335.

80 inch whirlpool Jacuzzi hot tub. Green tub, cedar body. 220 volt indoor/outdoor. set up and operating. Insulated cover. Must sell. Possible delivery in area. Best offer. 518-335-9739

CRAFTSMAN RADIAL ARM SAW $300, call 518-643-9391 DISNEY ORNAMENTS. 38 boxed collectible ornaments. $1400 value, asking $400. 518335-3687 or 450-247-3725.

ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home. *Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Accounting, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. Call 800-510-0784 ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from home. *Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Accounting, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. Call 888-201-8657 ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE FROM HOME. *Medical, *Business, *Paralegal,*Accounting, *Criminal Justice. Job Placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. 1-800-494-2785.

AKITA-INU puppies for sale. Pure bred, all papers. Ready to go Jan. 20th. $650. 518250-3333 or 518-418-6031.

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FOR SALE 3 Adorable Guinea Pigs, Ready To Go, $20 Each. 518-597-9422.


CLARINET, VIOLIN, FLUTE, TRUMPET, Amplifier, Fender Guitar $75 each. UprightBass, Cello, Saxophone, French Horn, Drums, $189 each. Others 4-sale 1516-377-7907 DIVORCE $175-$450* NO FAULT or Regular Divorce. Covers Children, Property, etc. Only One Signature Required! *Excludes Govt. Fees. Locally Owned! 1-800-522-6000 ext.100. Baylor & Associates, Inc. FREE ADT-MONITORED HOME SECURITY SYSTEM & a $100 VISA gift card from Security Choice. Find out how! Call today 1877-402-1042 FREE HD FOR LIFE! DISH NETWORK $24.99/MO OVER 120 CHANNELS. PLUS $500 BONUS! 1-866-760-1060 FREE HD FOR LIFE! Only on DISH NETWORK Lowest price in America! $24.99/mo. for OVER 120 CHANNELS! PLUS-$500 Bonus Call Today, 1-888-9043558 FREE: EPSON printer cartridges. T026201, 1 color, 1 black. 518-962-8529.

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GOLDENDOODLE PUPPIES, ready Feb-01. 2 black males, 4 chocolate males and 1 black female. First shots and dew claws removed. Parents on premises. 518-643-8879. $650 each. Very cute!

PRE-1964 Winchester Model 70 Featherweight rifle, .308, with scope, sling and shoulder pad plus 50 rounds. In excellent shape. Call to see. $1000.00. 845-6164844

SHITZU PUPPIES $300.00 1st shots and certificate of health included - ready to go 534-3458.

VT. GUN SHOW Jan 15th-16th ‘ 150 Tables’ @ Holiday Inn 1068 Williston Rd. South Burlington 05430 802-875-4540

CROSS COUNTRY ski’s. $25 & $35. Many sizes & binding types. Poles $10. Universal Yakima roof rack, $150. Nice! 563-1956

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LOST & FOUND PLEASE HELP! My children’s hearts are broken. Our Sunshine has been missing since November 23, 2010, the same day that our dog Shady staggered into our home bleeding from the head and mouth, dying from wounds inflicted by a hollow shell bullet. Its is bad enough to loose a member of our family but to never find the body of the other is cruel. Please help us put Sunshine to rest humanely with closure for my children and I, and so we know, at least in death she has the dignity she rightfully deserves. Sunshine is a german shepard/golden retreiver mix. Her color is brindle and she has a bobbed tail. We hope and pray still a friendly dog. Please help us have a New Year miracle. If you know of her whereabouts, please call us at 802-349-3489. Last seen at Silver Hill Road, Witherbee on the morning of November 23rd.

MUSIC RADIO SHACK keyboard. 61 lighted keys, synthesizer, rhythms, tone & percussion. $50 OBO. 518-834-7601.



WANTED FEMALE LOOKING FOR full time employment. All calls greatly appreciated & considered. 518-536-6145. SELL YOUR diabetes test strips any kind/brand unexpired $16.00 box shipping paid 1-800-266-0702

HEALTH WEIGHTLOSS MEDICATIONS Phentermine, Phendimetrazine etc. Office visit, one month supply for $80. 1-631-4626161; 1-516-754-6001;

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LOGGING LAVALLEE LOGGING is looking to harvest and purchase standing timber, primarily Hemlock & White Pine. Willing to pay New York State stumpage prices on all species. References available. Matt Lavallee, 518645-6351.

LIFE INSURANCE, EASY TO QUALIFY, NO MEDICAL EXAMS. Purchase through 86. Fast acceptances. 1-800-938-3439, x24; 1516-938-3439, x24

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GIANT SEDONA GT comfort bicycle-only two hours use. Includes extra seat, helmet and bottle/holder. $375 new-sell for $249. Call to see. 845-616-4844

**OLD GUITARS WANTED!** Fender, Gibson, Martin, Gretsch, Prairie State, Euphonon, Larson, D’Angelico, Stromberg, Rickenbacker, and Mosrite. Gibson Mandolins/Banjos. 1930’s thru 1970’s TOP CASH PAID! 1-800-401-0440

ROCK-BAND BUNDLE for X-BOX, guitar, drums, etc. in original box (hardly used) $55.00 call 802-459-2987

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FOR SALE 1 Pair Brown Work Boots, New In Box, Size 10, $35. 518-623-3407.


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NEW 15.5 x 38 R1 Tractor Tire $400.00. 518639-5353 or 518-796-5306 Larry Steves.

4 SCION custom tire rims 16” w/lugs. Used one winter season to replace 17” low profile OEM. Asking $245.00. 518-597-3555


SET OF 4 Blizzak P195/55R 15 BK snow tires mounted on wheels (4 lug). Excellent condition. $299 Call 518-793-1862

WANTED JAPANESE MOTORCYCLES KAWASAKI,1970-1980, Z1-900, KZ900, KZ1000, H2-750, H1-500, S1-250, S2-250, S2-350, S3-400. CASH PAID. 1-800-7721142. 1-310-721-0726.


2011 MUSTANG GT (5.0) mufflers. Nearly new-only on for two months. Will also fit 2010. Nice but not obnoxious tone. Call to see. $225. 845-616-4844

FOUR NOKIAN studded snow tires, mounted & balanced. 4 hole pattern. 175/70R13. $200. 518-354-8261.


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AUTO DONATIONS Bobcat loader (model 553) with 54” snow/ light material bucket. ONLY 300 HOURS! Routine maintenance has kept it in great condition. With top spot lights and front auxiliary hydraulics. Located in Ticonderoga near I-87. $9500 OBO. Call 516-984-8900 or e-mail

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UPSTATE NEW York LAND BARGAINS ATV & Snowmobile Trails. State Game Lands. 19 Acres Valley Views-$29,995. 5 Acres Camp Lot-$15,995. Adirondack River-WAS: $119,995. NOW: $69,995. 24 AcresTug Hill$17,995. Scheduling land tours 7days/week. Call 800-229-7843 Or Visit MYRTLE BEACH, SC JUST RELEASED Bank Liquidation Pricing. Area’s Finest New Resort Development. 27-hole Championship Golf Course: Golf Memberships available.160+ Acre Boatable Lake, $4+million Amenity Center w/owners Club House, 3 Largepools, kids water playground, marina, tennis. Myrtle Beach’s best location. Minutes to schools, shopping, medical, airport, beaches. Limited offer. Homesite Prices from $24,900. 1-888-243-0133 VACATION PROPERTY FOR SALE OR RENT? With promotion to nearly 5 million households and over 12 million potential buyers, a statewide classified ad can’t be beat! Promote your property for just $490 for a 15word ad. Place your ad online or call 1-877-275-2726

REAL PROPERTY FOR SALE ABANDONED FARM! 21 acres - $39,900. Hilltop fields, stream, woods, sub-dividable! Add’l acreage & barn avail! Call 1-888-7667142 or LAND SALE in Florida, ? Acre & Up. Guaranteed Financing! From $4,900, $100 Down, $100 Per Month. Call For Free List! 1877-983-6600 OWN 20 ACRES Only $129. per/mo.. $13,900 near growing El Paso Texas (safest city in America!) Low down, no credit checks, owner financing. Free map/pictures 1-866623-6706 OWNER SAYS SELL! 8 acres - $19,900. Mix of woods, meadows and spectacular views! Near Cooperstown, NY! Way under priced! Won’t last! 1-888-439-0963

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RIVERFRONT FARM! 41 acres -$59,900. Gorgeous river valley views, beautiful woods, well, driveway! Town road, electric, survey! Call 1-888-523-9141 UPSTATE NEW YORK LAND BARGAINS ATV & snowmobile trails, state game lands.19 acres valley views - $29,995. 5 acres camp lot - $15,995. Adirondack River WAS:$119,995, NOW $69,995. 24 acres Tug Hill -$17,995. Scheduling land tours 7days/week.Call 1-800-229-7843 or visit

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