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PLATTSBURGH — As the region braces for a rather tame snow storm a month before spring, area residents offered their input on the mild 2011-12 winter. “It's crazy,” said Kamie St. Germaine of Plattsburgh. She was surprised to wake up and find snow on the ground. But like always, it's there briefly and then disappears. It would be nice to pull out the snowmobiles for a ride, St. Germaine said. “It is what it is, I guess,” she said. At the same time, she admitted she has enjoyed the way this winter has turned out. “Short.”

Her friend, Alysha Relation of Beekmantown has not liked this winter's weather. “I love having the snow and to be able to go on a four-hour ski-do ride with the family,” she said. “My grandfather has got 10 ski-dos ready to go.” And it would be nice to hunt. “But you can't even track the animals.” She thinks pollution is the culprit and everyone should purchase a Toyota Prius, a hybrid vehicle that is safer for the environment. Kerri Sanders, on the other hand, is thoroughly pleased with winter 2011-12. She is not a fan of the snow and doesn't like being cold or having to shovel.

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ROTA studio, now a nonprofit, needs members By Stephen Bartlett

stephen@denpubs.com P L AT T S B U R G H — A large cross-section of the community felt ignored for some time. But the ROTA Studio and Gallery has given them a voice. The drug- and alcoholfree space at 19 Clinton Street is home to art, poetry, music, conversation, yoga and more. It recently earned nonprofit status and starting Feb. 29 through March 8 will show the work of artists from Salem Art Works. Salem Art Works is a nonprofit art center and sculpture park in Salem. The artists community consists of 119 acres on the grounds of a former dairy farm and is dedicated to supporting regional and international

artists. “We are doubling the March 2 reception for SAW as a membership drive,” said Matt Hall, vice president of the board for ROTA Studio and Gallery. ROTA dissolved its sole proprietorship and incorporated as a nonprofit cooperative in January. No one has taken a salary, with the gallery supported by membership dues and events. Nonprofit status allows for tax-deductible donations and makes it easier to apply for and receive grants. “We really need funds,” said Tavish Costello, president of the board. “It is dire at this point.” He said that nonprofit status also brings ROTA closer to that cooperative mentality it has had since its inception. The United Nations recently named 2012 the year

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of the cooperatives. At ROTA, everything is run by members and volunteers. Working members receive voting rights and are considered part owners. They have a hand in guiding the organization.

Plus, every member can hold a two-week art exhibit. “The organization exists as a platforms for ideas in the community,” Hall said. “All throughout the year we are part of a larger network of co-ops in the region. This keeps money and pow-

er centralized in the region, and that has been more appealing to people lately.” ROTA conducts the really, really free market, which basically consists of people bringing in items to share with the community. Hall said it's been a hit and has helped many people. ROTA also holds poetry readings, live music shows, art exhibits and yoga and works as a meeting space for people. “We are looking to organize more workshops,” Hall said. “Anyone who has an idea for an event or class should get in touch with us.” He stressed that becoming a member helps ensure such activities and events continue. Hall pointed out that ROTA was birthed in the first place because of a need for a space for music and art shows that were being held

in temporary venues. “People have been crying out for an all-ages art space,” Hall said. “We really offer something no one else is offering right now.” Recently lining the walls of the building were graphic memoirs created by an English class at Plattsburgh State. ROTA Studio and Art Gallery is open every day, from noon through 5 p.m. Anyone interested in getting involved can check rotagallery.com and attend meetings held each Wednesday at 8 p.m. “It is an open meeting and great time to get acquainted with the space,” Hall said. Julian Jaster, a local musician, has spends a lot of time at ROTA, performing there as well. “No other place in Plattsburgh gives you that opportunity.”

University explores time traveling, feminism PLATTSBURGH — SUNY Plattsburgh’s Department of Theatre will present “On the Verge,” March 1-4 in the Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building, on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. The New York Times described the play as a “frolicsome jaunt through a continuum of space, time, history, geography, feminism and fashion." ”On the Verge” was written by Eric Overmyer, a writer and producer for several television series including “Law and Order,” “The

Wire” and “Treme.” The plot follows the adventures of three female explorers from the 1890s, traveling through a new land called “Terra Incognita.” As the journey progresses, Fanny, Mary and Alex discover that they are moving not only through a new geography but into a new century. This Main Stage production is directed by Assistant Professor of Theater Erika Grayson who chose the play because of its humor and use of language. “As their journey progresses

and the women discover they are traveling through time, they begin absorbing the new American culture through the slang and language they encounter along the way,” Grayson explained. “Not only do these Victorian trekkers show us they can accommodate any emergency with grace and humor, they are breaking the boundaries of gender and challenging the notion of woman’s work.” Cast members Abigayle Ploetz of Eden, N.Y.; Kendall Tamer of Plattsburgh; and Kiana Pollacek of

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stephen@denpubs.com PLATTSBURGH — Area businesses are optimistic about the year ahead, though slightly less so than the year before. But they want further government and spending reforms in Albany and Washington. These were the findings of the Annual Issue Survey, released by the North Country Chamber of Commerce. The “Business Confidence Index” for 2012 is 91 percent. Nearly 70 percent of businesses expect their business activity to be up this year over last year. A total of 22 percent expect business to be steady. This compares to an index of 93 percent a year ago. At that time, 79 percent expected their business to be up while 14 percent predicted it would be steady. “While this reflects some shift from the up side to remaining steady, a strong majority continue to foresee business growth this year, reflecting optimism that at least here in the North Country we are well positioned and will do okay, even as the country’s economic recovery remains slow and uneven,” said Garry Douglas, President of the North Country Chamber of Com-

merce. lieve the job is at all done “Certainly, the and are waiting to see if strong return of our 2012 will bring approval Quebec friends of the next wave of thanks to the exchange and reform now change rate and the pending in Albany.” relatively strong The business commuCanadian economy is nity demanded several a part of this.” actions by the Governor The survey reand State Legislature this vealed an improving session: attitude toward the - 94 percent called for New York state econconsolidating state agenomy. That’s encourcies and their operations. aging given the fact - 90 percent called on the state economy reducing state mandates bottomed out last Garry Douglas, President of the on school districts and year with only 9 per- North Country Chamber of Com- local government. cent of businesses be- merce, is optimistic the economy - 85 percent of local lieving the state will turn around. business owners wanted Photo by Stephen Bartlett government leaders to economy was heading up and 45 percent restructure public embelieving it would continue downward. ployee benefits to more closely align “Thanks, we believe, to last year ’s such benefits with comparable private strong progress toward fiscal restraint sector benefits. and government reform in Albany, un- 82 percent wanted government to der the leadership of Governor Cuomo enact a new Tier VI public pension law with the support of the State Legisla- for new state employees in the future ture, this deep negativity is turning a that includes a defined contribution opcorner,” Douglas said. “From that low tion. point a year ago, we now have 38 per- 68 percent thought government cent expecting the state economy to be could help them enact permanent costup and only 17 percent expecting it to saving reforms in major state programs decline. such as Medicaid. “That’s a relative sea change, though - 66 percent want reductions in state it still indicates businesses don’t be- taxes and fees.

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he ever-present national debt has become a running joke for some, and troubles with state budgets in California and New York are leading to leaner governments. Those same troubles are trickling down to our local governments, and the recent news that Beekmantown Central School has to close a $3.2 million budget gap show just how much government can mean to the people. It’s long been taken for granted that kids can try out for their school athletic teams for a chance to wear the jerseys in a contest of speed and strength. The head cheerleader and starting quarterback being crowned king and queen at the prom is part of the American cultural fabric, even if it doesn’t happen all that often. The wrestler who sits in your homeroom and took the state title isn’t just making his parents proud; he’s giving the whole school a reason to cheer. And on the way, those student-athletes are learning valuable lessons about teamwork, consistent effort and time management. It’s not just competition. It’s another branch of education. The same can be said of music and art, public school programs that have faced cuts and left schools a poorer educational experience. The trend to teach to tests and not to a young mind’s abilities is easy to criticize. Students aren’t clones with digitized minds that all process data in the same way. They’re individuals, with unique interests and their own way of learning. They deserve opportunities to grow in their own way. An education where a student’s given some ways to build their own strengths and gain new talents on the way makes for stronger individuals and a stronger society. It takes all kinds to keep a dynamic and complex civilization running. It’s a hard sell, though. As governments from top to bottom are experiencing tighter budgets, citizens are trying to make their dollars stretch, too. School tax-

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Super PACs harm the political process ence it provides a select few ast week I had the and the foolish waste of milopportunity to travlions of dollars. That money el to Las Vegas for should be put to better use the Community Newspaper given the state of our econoPublisher ’s Summit. It’s almy. Why we address this erways interesting when you ror after the fact and not becan share issues and confore can only be attributed to cerns with folks from …”it’s just politics.” around the country. One It also clearly points out popular issue that repeatedthe vast divide between ly comes up in conversation Dan Alexander those who have so much — especially from folks in Thoughts from wealth they have nothing cities like Las Vegas where Behind the Pressline better to do with it than over the top spending is exflaunt it and those who struggle to pay the tremely evident to this small town boy — monthly mortgage and put food and the is that of the Super PAC and those behind table. I have nothing against wealth, but their funding. One example includes casiwealth of this excess can only lead to no owner Sheldon Adelson and his wife, greed and turmoil in a “me society” that who are bank rolling the PAC of Republiseems hell bent on win at all cost. In a socan candidate Newt Gingrich to the tune ciety where respect for each other ’s rights of $10 million and climbing. and opportunity for all should be the reBeing super rich has its privileges, but sponsibility of us all, the message sent by in a democracy such as we have in the this back door, “wink-winks” only serves United States, being that rich should not to damage the union and discourage voter allow you to sway voter opinion to the participation. point that one person can buy an election. When the votes of thousands of voters So far this election season we’ve seen can be trumped by the influence of one these Super PACs primarily controlled by very powerful member of an elite society, a limited few, pouring millions into adverit jeopardizes the rights of average Ameritising campaigns bashing opponents not of cans who become pawns in a system detheir liking. Of course, once the party race signed and created to insure that the powis ultimately decided and these groups er rests with the people in the democracy. have assassinated the character of all the How the Supreme Court could interprete candidates, they’ll kiss and make up, go the granting of this form of influence over into round two and do it all over again, our political process in their 2010 Citizens this time pointing their venom against the United Ruling as anything constructive or opposite party nominee. fair is beyond comprehension. So far I haven’t told you anything new. So the question becomes, how do we put My point is I haven’t spoken to anyone a stop to this new practice before it goes outside of politics who thinks these Super too far, if it hasn’t already? Elected offiPACs nor the control they give to those cials and candidates play stupid on the funding them has any place in the Amerisubject insisting they can’t control the accan political landscape. Based not only on tions of their supporters. Those behind the casual conversation but from reader Super PACs claim to be following the law emails and letters responding to previous and doing their patriotic duty by distribcolumns on the subject, it seems very clear uting valuable information to the public. that no one favors this license to sway votAs citizens we must demand that this maer influence. Even President Obama renipulation of facts and hijacking of our poferred to this level of action as a “threat to litical process come to an end. Until we our democracy.” speak up we can only expect more of the Other than those funding the PACs or same and the strength of our vote is dilutthose benefiting from the money spent, ed even further if this ruling is allowed to like major media outlets, I’ve not heard stand. We need many reforms in the counfrom anyone who can see anything positry to get back to the intent of the foundtive or fair about this new wrinkle in the ing fathers. This one certainly needs to be election season. on the priority list. And why should they? It seems very obvious to even the most non-interested poDan Alexander is publisher and CEO of litical person that this process is nothing Denton Publications. He may be reached at more than a scam that will be eliminated dan@denpubs.com. in the near future, due to the undue influ-

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Plattsburgh and Peru have both elicited public input as they struggle with their own deficits. Peru Central School Interim Superintendent A. Paul Scott has recently come under fire for suggesting sixth graders exit the middle school and be returned to the elementary grades. I actually agree with such a move, though not for an fiscal reasoning, and to go into it would be veering off course of the focus of this column. Then steps in people such as Debbie Passno, who suggest that everyone needs to give. Basically, what she and others are saying is that public employees need to give up their raises and contribute more to their benefits, as the private sector does in most cases. Given the circumstances, I would have to agree, but before going there, I want to discuss the attacks on the public sector over the past few years. It seems to me that many in the

ebbie Passno was right when she said everyone needs to give. She's just one of many people who have spoken up in the wake of Beekmantown Central School's $3.2-million deficit. That deficit pushed Superintendent Scott Amo to suggest the possibility of cutting more than 40 positions and the entire athletic program. I believe everyone would admit that Superintendent Amo has no desire to eliminate that many positions, nor does he want to reduce the athletic budget in the slightest. But look at the numbers and one begins to understand the gravity of the situation. Scott Amo will have little choice but to make some unpopular cuts that will undoubtedly negatively impact Beekmantown Central School. It's a mess, and Beekmantown is not the only district feeling it.

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From the Editor’s Desk private sector are disgruntled with their own fiscal situation, which often includes no raises for a few years running now, forced days off without pay and miserable health-insurance plans. It's as though they are suffering and they want to make sure the public sector suffers right along with them.

Is that jealousy rearing its ugly head? At the same time, given how dire the situation has become, practically all over, these private sector ramblings make more and more sense. There is nothing wrong with the public sector enjoying decent raises and comfortable insurance and pension plans. But given the economic times, that goes out the door if it means students suffer and taxpayers, already fiscally burdened, have to shell out more money that they don't have. I mean, if you are strapped yourself and haven't received a raise for quite some time, why should you pay more in taxes so others can receive a raise? Not very fair, is it? So Debbie Passno is right, everyone has to give. Some school employees at some districts have already been doing this, passing up raises to save educational programs and relieve

overburdened taxpayers. But, everyone has to give. It is time for employees at all districts to give some to save educational programs and prevent taxpayers taking on too much, something they have already been doing. Yes, school employees are taxpayers too, but there's a big difference between a private sector employee, who hasn't received a raise in years and must take days off without pay, forking over more taxes and a public sector employee who has a better benefit package and a raise and step increase. Again, it has nothing to do with jealousy, as everyone should receive decent raises and enjoy healthy insurance and retirement plans. This is just about fairness. Stephen Bartlett is editor of the North Countryman and The Burgh. He may be reached at stephen@denpubs.com.

Nutrition and your metabolism

t all starts with food. Everybody requires a specific amount of food to meet your metabolic needs. This is called your basal metabolic rate or BMR. Your BMR is how many calories you need to consume on a daily basis in order for your body to perform its daily functions. When you consume fewer calories than is required, your body goes into starvation mode, slowing your metabolism as a result. Many times dieters believe that if they eat less, they will weigh less. This may work for a week or so but after about 3 days, your metabolism starts to slow and eventually you will stop seeing results. So what does one usually do? They eat less, which in turn slows your metabolism even more! When this happens, dieters are really setting themselves up for fat loss failure. When your not giving your body the nutrition that it needs, it starts to use its own lean muscle mass for fuel. Loosing muscle mass is exactly what you DO NOT want to happen when your goal is to loose fat. You want to increase your lean muscle mass with a combination of proper nutrition and strength training to increase your lean muscle mass. When you increase your lean muscle mass, not only will you be stronger, but your metabolism will speed up as well. The more lean muscle you have, the more calories you will burn on a daily basis, which will in turn, result in the loss of body fat when eating properly. So, if your main goal is fat loss, education is key. Find out

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how many calories your body is burning, there are many free calculators online that can provide you with an estimate of your BMR. Learn how to balance the calories you are consuming with your activity levels to maximize fat loss. Learn how to strength train to increase lean muscle mass, and learn what foods are best for giving your body the nutrients it needs to do its job. Knowledge is power. To find out more on an education based approach to healthy weight loss, please feel free to contact me for more information.

Foundation hosting fundraiser To the Burgh: On March 8, the Foundation is hosting A ‘Happy’ Hour that will raise money for R5 Patient Comfort Renovations. The unit that is in need of the renovations is our end-of-life patient area and as they stand now, they are a bit lack-luster for both the patient and their family. The R5 staff has wonderful ideas about how to increase patient satisfaction by adding warm colors and more comfortable furniture to create a homier atmosphere. You can support this wonderful cause by attending the show on March 8 at E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium at SUNY Plattsburgh. Shows are 5 p.m.

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Doheny says the country needs a new direction stephen@denpubs.com PLATTSBURGH — Matt Doheny casually set down his suit coat and sat comfortably at the table, leaning slightly forward with a relaxed yet somewhat eager smile on his face. The candidate for the 23rd Congressional District has been making the rounds of late in his effort to unseat Rep. Bill Owens (D) this November. He quickly pointed out that he only lost to Owens two years ago by roughly 1,900 votes. “The current congressman got the smallest percentage of any winner,” he said. The former Wall Street investment banker, in 2010, challenged Owens for the seat the latter had won a year prior in a special election, held when Rep. John McHugh (R) became Army Secretary. The Republican party had historically maintained control of the district that covers 11 counties, from Lake Ontario in the west to Lake Champlain in the east. Doheny sought the fifth-largest district east of the Mississippi River then, but lost the GOP nod to Dede Scozzafava, then a St. Lawrence County assemblywoman. Last year, the Alexandria Bay native won the right to challenge Owens by beating Douglas Hoffman, a Lake Placid accountant, in a primary. Hoffman’s name remained on the ballot as

the Conservative Party candidate, receiving about 6 percent of the vote and in the eyes of many, sealing Doheny’s fate. The Watertown businessman and conservative Republican hopes this is his year. “We need to bring common sense back to the country,” he said, pausing before leaning back in his seat. He explained that he is a business guy who understands what makes the economy tick. “It’s all about growth.” He leaned forward again, his face serious as he explained that is what needs to occur and how the North Country needs someone like him, with his skill set. Change is needed, Doheny insists, and he hopes to be part of it. As he spoke, the wait staff at Olive Ridley’s in Plattsburgh stayed away from the table. In fact, the congressional hopeful had the entire side room to himself. 2012 will be a meaningful election in two different ways, Doheny explained, one that should allow Americans to leave behind a president whose way is similar to a European welfare state. Doheny is more a free market kind of guy, optimistic, with a clear difference of vision compared to current leadership. Seventy percent of people think America is in decline, Doheny said, appearing remorseful offering the numbers. The country, the strongest and most vi-

brant on earth, is descending, he said, and must head in a different direction “I believe in the American people, but currently, it is not working,” Doheny said, switching gears for a few seconds and acknowledging an REM song in the background. “Great band.” Unemployment rates of 8, 9 and 10 percent are outlandish, he said, shrugging his shoulders and saying people have given up. The current dream is not working, he said, as a matter of fact, but if you give people the opportunity to live their dream, they will. “You don’t grow the economy by having people in D.C. picking winners and losers,” Doheny said, shaking his head. “You need to let the free market work.” Because once the government gets involved, he said, his eyebrows rising, wealth is devastated. But tax cuts could bring small business back, Doheny insisted, and the rules need to be fair. The sort of common sense cuts across all regions, he said, like the statement cannot be debated. Everywhere he goes he hears about unemployment rates, the economy, jobs and taxes. “We need to have a different way of doing business in Washington and Congress.” Doheny would drill for oil and bring it in for Canada, he would not cut trillions from the military and would not over regulate.

Corner Stone from page 1

Art Graves puts book away a day after taking over as owner of the Corner Stone Bookshop in Plattsburgh. Photo by Stephen Bartlett

“People’s life experiences are all on those pages.” Graves has a background in philosophy and has long been an ideas person. He appreciates how ideas connect with everyday life. “That’s what I see in books,” he said, motioning to shelves taller than he is. “You can pick them up and they connect with you in some way. It becomes a personal thing.” This past September, Graves learned through a newspaper article that Duniho was considering closing the Cornerstone Book Store. So he stopped by the store and they spoke from September through December as Graves fell more and more in

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In the basement, an army of hard covers holds its ranks steady, Tom Clancy, Stephen King, Barbara Kingsolver and other generals keep the troops at bay, prepared at any moment to leap from the shelves and into hands for reading. “The more I walked around, the more I fell in love with this place,” said Art Graves, the new owner of the Corner Stone Bookshop, the last standing literary retail establishment in Plattsburgh. Graves took over as owner of the Margaret Street business, formerly owned by Nancy Duniho, Feb. 23. He had worked for Wyeth Pharmaceuticals for 14 years when he lost his job to downsizing. That was the initial push toward owning a book store. “I just remember always liking books,” he said, taking a break from behind the counter and grabbing a seat in the aisle between fiction and athletic books. His parents read, and there were always books around the house. Graves, early on, was a fan of Jack London and Edgar Allen Poe. “I grew up around books and reading.” A book is a record of someone’s ideas, and when Graves scans book shelves he begins to picture the amount of time and effort behind each endeavor.

Matt Doheny hopes to win the 23rd Congressional district from Democrat Bill Owens. Photo by Stephen Bartlett

He claims to understand what drives jobs as growth and that if business is expanding people will need to be hired. “But in the past few years, business has been shrinking.” At the end of the day, Doheny says, relaxing in his chair after checking his cell phone to see when the rest of his group will arrive, the November election is about who will best serve the North Country’s needs in Washington. “They need someone who deeply understands the economy and will work harder than ever for them.”

love with the place. They signed a contract in January. “I think Nancy has been here 37 years, and it has been a successful store and the type of atmosphere I would like to keep,” Graves said. “There will be some changes.” Graves would like to grow the number of new books offered at the store. “A book store is a reflection of its customers, owner and community,” Graves said. “I would like my shelves to be a reflection of what people want.” He would like to create a sitting area, with a table and some chairs he can see in his mind as he describes it, and a corner for children to read in while their parents look around. But Graves stressed that basically all of Duniho’s policies will remain in place, in terms of buying and selling books and trading. The new store hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, noon through 5 p.m. “That might change closer to summer,” Graves said. Taking over the book store is exciting and a little intimidating. “Every time you start something new you have 1,000 ideas.” Duniho and her team have run the store well for years, which reassures Graves. Plus, an array of people have stopped by and expressed their excitement that the Corner Stone Bookshop is remaining open. “It’s a place people like to come to,” Graves smiled wideeyed. “There will always be people who want to read a book.”

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Professor outlines interviewing techniques By Stephen Bartlett

stephen@denpubs.com PLATTSBURGH — Business is a fastpaced world, and one rarely gets a second chance to make a first impression. So be prepared, honest, yourself and confident, said Dr. James Csipak. The marketing and entrepreneurship professor at Plattsburgh State recently outlined interviewing and office manners, a timely topic given the state of the economy and number of people searching for jobs. The Bureau of Labor and Statistics puts the unemployment rate at 10.6 percent, the highest since the Great Depression. “I want to help prepare you to get a job,” he said. Basically, it’s a matching process between a perspective employee and the company. Csipak suggested people look inside themselves and determine what they enjoy the most with the idea they will pursue something they love. First, craft a cover letter that offers some personality and a resume an employer can quickly scan for job skills. Part of the matching process is determining what you have to offer and what the company needs, and vice versa. Choose a company that provides the best match, because it is a two-way street, he said.

Csipak suggested taking, for an example, a junior sales representative at the company out for lunch. This individual can provide much inside information and possibly help you land an interview. “If you do this well you will end up with an interview,” Csipak said. “Interviewing is the end process of a successful job strategy.” To prepare for the job interview, plan ahead, research the employer in-depth and rehearse. Arrive early for an interview, physically alert and ready, look professional and bring an extra resume and paper and pen. Offer a great introduction, be honest and sincere, exhibit proper posture, acknowledge weaknesses and say they are being worked on and do not be long-winded with answers. Also, use the interviewer ’s name and phrase questions so you sound sure of yourself. The follow-up of an interview is important, though Csipak said many people often put little energy into it and do not reap the benefits. Within 24 hours send a thank you note to everyone you talked to or who helped you and send the employer a note that summarizes the interview and emphasizes why you would be a great match with the company. If you don’t get the job, don’t burn bridges, because you never know what will happen down the road, and you could have

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In fact, just before this past weekend's snowfall, many people were seen outside in short sleeves with temperatures reaching 60 degrees in New York City. “I really don't mind the mild winter,” said Mary Leonard. “I am not a winter person.” She finds herself taking more walks because of the warm temperatures and lack of snow, as well as spending time on yard work. However, Leonard is a school nurse and has noticed more students out sick. “There is more allergies and mold.” Her daughter, Alyssa Leonard, cannot believe how little snow has accumulated this year.

Dr. James Csipak says emotional intelligence is at the core of office manners. Photo provided

don’t arrive late, don’t be unprepared, don’t slouch, don’t interrupt, and do not use inappropriate jokes and shoot down other ’s proposals. Topics of discussion to avoid in office settings include, political beliefs, money, love and sex, health matters, religion and family matters. “Emotional intelligence is the core of office manners,” Csipak said. “It is showing consideration, poise, holistic thinking, listening and asking and admitting mistakes.”

But she doesn't miss it. “I want to sit on the beach and be warm.” Lydia Gricoski of Beekmantown agreed. “I don't like the snow. It's cold.” As for John Stafford of Peru, he's lived in the area his entire life and would like to see snow some of the winter. The Farmer's Almanac predicted a mild winter, he said, as well as a storm at the end of February. “Truthfully, I'm not really a fan of the winter, but I don't think people have been able to really experience the winter. “We aren't gonna have the runoff we normally do, and that could set us up for a drought in the summer.”

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“I have been doing more outside activities this winter, like walking.” But she wouldn't call this a mild winter. “It has been no winter,” Sanders said. She said that cautiously though, and wonders what March and April will bring. Sanders also wonders if pollution could be behind the odd weather. Across the northeastern United States temperatures have felt more like spring than winter.

been the second choice. Csipak pointed out that there are questions that do not have to be answered, such as anything that touches on sexual orientation, age, weight, height, marital status and ethnicity. “You have a right to have dignity.” He also stressed things someone should not do, such as remaining ignorant about the company and job, poor dress and no thank you notes. “If you have any of these don’ts, you won’t get an interview,” he said. “It is very competitive out there.” Employers look for the ability to communicate, intelligence, self-confidence, initiative, leadership, willingness to accept responsibility, self knowledge, goal achievement and the ability to handle conflict. Csipak went on to discuss office manners, something that are important once a job is secured. “This whole thing about office manners is being emotionally intelligent,” he said. “It’s how you deal with human beings.” Be careful what you say, Csipak suggested, be more of a listener and do not shoot yourself in the foot. If you are having too much fun at the office party, ask yourself if you are having too much fun. Acknowledge people around you, when you walk up to someone say your name,

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Man pleads guilty to threatening judges The threats came through the mail while the man was already in jail

By Stephen Bartlett

stephen@denpubs.com PLATTSBURGH — A Schuyler Falls man faces further jail time after threatening judges through the mail while already in jail. Steven Willette, 59, is scheduled to be sentenced this August and faces up to 10 years imprisonment. On Jan. 24, Willette pled guilty to one count of mailing threatening communications, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, according to United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian.

He pled guilty, as part of a plea agreement, in front of United States District Court Judge David N. Hurd in Utica. Willette was indicted on June 29, 2011, on four counts of Mailing Threatening Communications. That indictment stemmed from letters Willettee mailed on Oct. 22, 2010, from the Mohawk Correctional, in Rome, where he was a prisoner. Willette mailed threatening letters to a United States District Court Judge, a New York Supreme Court Judge, a Clinton County Supreme Court Judge, and a Franklin County Supreme Court Judge. They all had been involved in Willette’s previous convictions of first-degree sexual abuse or failure to report a change in address as a sex offender, or his classification as a level three sex offender in New York state.

Willette is scheduled to be sentenced on Aug. 10, 2012, in Utica. A conviction of Mailing a Threatening Communication to a United States judge carries a maximum sentence of 10 years imprisonment and a fine up to $250,000. Judge Hurd ordered that Willette remain in custody of the United States Marshals pending sentencing. The investigation was conducted by the United States Postal Inspection Service, the New York State Department of Corrections Office of Inspector General, the New York State Department of Parole, and the New York State Police. The case is being prosecuted by the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of New York.

Team to host skills clinic PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh State baseball team will be hosting a skills clinic on Sunday, March 4 at the Plattsburgh State Field House. The clinic will be split into two sessions. The early session, from 10-11:30 a.m. will cover pitching and catching, and the afternoon session, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. will cover hitting and fielding. The price of the clinic is $25 for one session and $40 for both. The clinic is open to any child currently in grades 1-12. To reserve a spot in the clinic, contact Mike Bergman at 572-2705 or e-mailbergmamj@plattsburgh.edu. The deadline for registering is March 1. Payment can be made by cash or a check made out to Plattsburgh State Baseball and should be made at the clinic.

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Head strongest at state wrestling tournament By Keith Lobdell

keith@denpubs.com ALBANY — Beekmantown senior wrestler Hayden Head is a state champion at 285-lbs. Head won his New York State Public High School Athletic Association state championship match against Alex Soutiere of Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk. The match started with a scoreless first period against Soutiere. Head started the second round in top position, and Soutiere earned an escape at the 1:22 mark for a 1-0 lead. Head then scored a takedown with 10 seconds left in the period to take a 2-1 lead. In the third, Head started in the bottom position and scored a two-point reverse 15 seconds in for a 4-1 lead. Head then turned Soutiere onto his back at the 1:22 mark and earned the pin with 1:18 remaining. “I’m pumped,” Head said immediately following the match. “I expected to come here and win, but I did not expect to do it with four pins.”

Hayden Head waits for his turn to take the mat as the last match of the evening. Photo by Jill Lobdell Head said that he used the first period to his advantage and, while not scoring any points, he was able to tire out Soutiere. “He was very aggressive,” Head said. “I tried to keep him going and tire him out so I could use my conditioning to find holes later in the match.” As Head started to pursue the championship-winning move, he knew he was in a

Beekmantown’s Hayden Head was all smiles after pinning Alex Coutiere to win the NYSPHSAA Division II wrestling title a 285-lbs. Photo by Jill Lobdell good position. “As soon as I felt his head tuck underneath, I sat back and pulled down hard,” he said. “As soon as I heard the ref ’s hand hit the mat, I was pumped.” “I thought he was going to his back as soon as I saw that Hayden had him moving,” Eagles head coach Len Gadway said. “This is a great win for Hayden and for Beekmantown.” For Head and Gadway, it was the first state championship. “I am happy that we finally got one, but I am more happy for Hayden,” Gadway said. “It’s an awesome feeling to be the first,” Head said. “Coach really helped bring this program along and he needed a state champion under his belt.” Head, who was ranked second in the weight class, started his tournament with a pin of Robert Salinas (Carle Place, Section VIII) 43 seconds into the second period. Head opened the match with a takedown and back points for a 4-1 lead heading into the second period. Head started the second period on top, working to turn Salinas and get the pin. In the quarterfinal round, Head faced 17th-seeded Dan Ognibene (Alexander, Section V). Head scored a takedown 15 seconds into the match and almost earned a pin in the period, but ended leading 5-1 heading into the second. Head then pulled further away in the second period, leading 9-2 in entering the third period, where he took down Ognibene for the pin 1:21 into the final period. Head also went into the third period

against his semifinal opponent, Matt Montesanti (Medina, Section VI). Head scored a takedown in the first period and a reversal along with a penalty point in the second to lead 5-0 heading into the final two minutes, starting the period in the top position and pinning Montesanti 18 seconds in. Head entered the state tournament with a record of 37-2, having won his third straight sectional title to advance to the state championship tournament.

Sidenotes • Head scored the eighth state champion in the past six years from Section VII. He continued a streak that includes Peru four-time state champion Arik Robinson (2008-11), 2012 sixth-place finisher Jacob Goddeau (2008) and two-time state champion Dustin Frederick (2007-08). • Overall, Head is the 15th Section VII state champion in the 50-year history of the tournament, which is led by Robinsonʼs four titles, Frederickʼs two, and one each for Head, Goddeau, Nick Weaver of Peru (2001), Chris Trombley of Northern Adirondack (2000), Pat Clancy of Saranac (1996), Seth Charles of Saranac (1995), Trent Curry of Northern Adirondack (1995), Jeff Way of Peru

(1988) and Section VIIʼs first state champion, Kregg Bruno of Peru (1979). • Headʼs coach, Len Gadway, was the first Section VII wrestler to compete in the state championship match. Gadway lost to Chris Lawson of Kenmore East in the 167-lbs. title match in 1975. • Two other Section VII coaches have placed at states, with Mike Hogan placing sixth at 119lbs. in 1976 for Peru (where he now coaches) and Northern Adirondackʼs Jamie Gilmore placing sixth at 177-lbs. in 1996 for the Bobcats. • Section VII has an overall record of 15-13 in state championship matches; 14-28 in third-place consolation championship matches; and 29-44 in fifth place matches, for a total of 143 place finishes at the state meet. • State champions by school: Peru 8 (17 finalists), Saranac 2 (4), Northern Adirondack 2 (2), AuSable Valley 2 (2), Beekmantown 1 (3). • State finalist Albert LaVigne (Beekmantown) was the first two- and three-time place finisher (sixth, fourth, second) at states for Section VII. • Other three-time state place finishers include Jeff Way of Peru (sixth, first, second), Trent Curry of Northern Adirondack (Fourth, first, fifth), Pat Clancy of Saranac (fourth, fifth, first), Caleb Remillard of Peru (third, fifth, third), Josh Howard of Beekmantown (fifth, fifth, fourth), Dustin Frederick of AVCS (over four years sixth, DNP, first, first), Patrick Hogan of Peru (sixth, fourth, second) and Jacob Goddeau of Peru (over four years, first, fourth, DNP, sixth). • Jason Lapham of Beekmantown placed at four state tournaments. finishing fifth in 2001, fourth in 2002, third in 2003 and second in 2004. • Arik Robinson of Peru placed at five state tournaments, finishing fourth in 2007 before starting his four-year run as state champion.

Three other wrestlers take podium positions at state tournament By Keith Lobdell

of a Zach Ayen takedown with 20 seconds left in the match for a 6-4 loss. Wood, who wrestled at 182-lbs., was the victim of an opening round tech fall against eventual state champion Tony Lock before scoring a 4-3 win in the last 10 seconds against Dylan Rankin and a four-point takedown and back points move with less than 30 seconds remaining against Cody Houppert to advance to day two. In his opening match, though, fifth seed Tyler Morris scored a 7-1 decision to eliminate Wood.

keith@denpubs.com ALBANY — While Hayden Head captured the 285-lbs. Division II state championship, three other Section VII wrestlers found themselves in the top six. Peru grapplers Jacob Goddeau and Troy Seymour, along with Saranac’s Ben Perry, each finished on the podium at the NYSPHSAA championships Feb. 24-25 at the Times Union Center in Albany. Goddeau and Perry finished sixth, while Seymour placed fourth. 2008 state champion Jacob Goddeau finished his spectacular career in the 132-lbs. weight division, where he scored seven points in the second period of his first round match against Matt Herringshaw en route to a 12-1 major decision. In the quarterfinals, Goddeau was the victim of a pair of takedowns by Wesley Blanding in the third period to drop a 9-5 decision. He rebounded to scored a 6-2 lead against Ryan Hake and a 52 decision over Frank Garcia, where Goddeau used a takedown and back points in the last 15 seconds of the match to win. Goddeau then suffered a 3-1 loss to Jessy Williams and a 3-2 loss, again to top seed Blanding, in the fifth place match. Seymour opened his tournament at 170lbs. with a 7-2 win over Tomascz Filipowski before a quarterfinal match against Burke Paddock. In the match, Paddock was awarded a stall point with less than 10 seconds left to tie the match at 3-3. The two wrestled for three overtime sessions without scoring. In the final session, Seymour chose to start in top position, a move that paid off as he was able to keep Paddock at bay and pick up the overtime win. Seymour again found himself in a close match in the semifinal round, tied 1-1 with

Section VII wrestlers compete

troy Seymour wrestles in the consolation finals match during the NYSPHSAA state wrestling tournament Feb. 25. Photo by Jill Lobdell top seed Nick Mitchell in the final minute of regulation. However, Mitchell was able to score a takedown in the final 15 seconds, forcing Seymour into the consolation brackets. Seymour then advanced to the third place match by beating Brad Burns, 1-0. Like Goddeau, however, Seymour was the victim of revenge as Paddock scored a 3-0 win in the consolation championships, avenging the overtime defeat. For Perry, it was a tale of two days. The Saranac senior opened with a 12-2 opening round win at 195-lbs. against Chris Baglivi and a 2-1 victory over Dan Briet in the quar-

terfinals on the first day of competition. On Saturday, however, Perry suffered three setbacks, dropping a 10-3 decision to state runner-up Bryce Mazurowski, a 3-1 loss to Tyler Smith and a 10-5 loss to top seeded Ryan Todd in the fifth place match. Saranac’s Codie Gillette and Nate Wood also made it to the second day of wrestling, but were unable to place. Gillette opened his tournament at 120-lbs. with a 7-4 win over Anthony Calvano before dropping a 9-0 major decision to third seed Scott Stafford. Gillette then scored a dramatic 5-4 decision over Austin Ryan to make it to the second day, where he was the victim

Eleven other Section VII wrestlers competed in the state tournament. Here is a breakdown on how each fared: Ethan Feazelle, Peru (99): Defeated by top seed Joe Nelson 8-0; major decision win v. Dean Stanton, 10-2; pinned by Andrew Flanagan, 5:45. Kyler Agoney, Peru (106): Defeated by second seed Ryan Snow, 5-3, in overtime; decision win 5-3 v. Matt Boyle; defeated 5-2 by Carter Merecki. Max Marte, Peru (113): Defeated by Cody McGregor, 9-1; defeated by Jack Leguelaff, 3-2. Jordan Bushey, Peru (126): Defeated by third seed Drew Longo 7-5; defeated by Ryan Arnel 108. Nick Forget, Peru (138): Defeated by Matt McCauley 6-5; defeated by Matt Long 4-1. Hunter Carpenter, NAC (145): Pinned by Drew Hull 5:26; forfeit win v. Kyle Halladay; defeated by Jake Demmon 7-2. Jackson Sunderland, NAC (152): Defeated by Tyler Newton 13-4; decision win v. Brooks Boyle on reversal with two seconds remaining in match, 7-5; defeated by Nick Gallo, 4-3. Justin Kellett, NAC (160): Pinned by top seed Chris Nevinger, :50; technical fall 16-0 win against Joe Massaro; defeated by Hayden Wagner 4-3. Luke McKee, Peru (220): Pinned by second seed Nick Talcott, 4:38; defeated by Joe Sprung


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Hornets drop sectional championship game against Saranac Lake PLATTSBURGH — The Section VII/Division II championship boys hockey game between the second seed Saranac Lake and fifth seed Plattsburgh High Hornets has ended, with the Red Storm claiming their second straight crown by a score of 4-1. “We knew from the get-go that we had a target on our backs as the defending Section champ,” league MVP Devin Darrah of the Storm said. “We were just digging throughout the year. This is a better feeling then the first because we were able to go back-toback.” “We are really excited right now,” head coach Will Ellsworth said. “Going back to back has a lot of emotion, and we are sky high right now. We are playing confident hockey and we want to keep this rolling.” For the game, Saranac Lake held a 35-31 advantage in shots, with Blake Darrah making 30 saves in the win for Saranac Lake, while Rob Knowles made 30 for the Hornets. “It’s been great to have him back there,” brother Devin said. “He has been backing us up all season and improving in every game.” After a feeling out period of two minutes, scoring came quickly between the two teams, as Red Storm standout Devin Darrah was able to fire off a pair of shots, the second rebounded and put past PHS goalie Rob Knowles to give Saranac Lake a 1-0 lead 2:37 seconds into the opening period. “We stress playing sound hockey and getting the first goal,” Ellsworth said. “That has been our plan in the playoffs.” On the ensuing face off, Hornets Brandon Matott and Jack Tolosky got together on an odd man rush, with Matott feeding Tolosky for the equalizer off a second assist from Eric Bechard.

Rob Knowles makes one of his 30 saves in the Section VII/Division II championship game for the Hornets. Photo by Keith Lobdell

“I was surprised because hockey is such a game of momentum that we had just taken some of theirs, and they turned around and did it to us,” Ellsworth said. “I knew at that point we were in for a tough game,” Darrah said. The tie lasted for all of 10 seconds, when Darrah took the face off from Jacob Garrett and skated past the defense to score the second goal of the game for the Red Storm. “I thought the defense was right there, but I had skated past them somehow,” Darrah said. “I got through and I knew that I had to score.” “I don’t think he has seen the ice that open all season,” Ellsworth said. “He usually has to work for his goals, but he is a kid that the

puck just seems to be attracted to his stick. When you get him alone with just the goalie, he is going to convert.” There was the potential for even more scoring, as a Phelan score was whistled dead due to a goal out of position and a Tolosky shot off a rebound being whistled dead by the officials. The second period started out a lot calmer than the first, with no scoring through the first five minutes of play. At the 6:33 mark, Quinn Urquhart took a pass from Jacob Garrett as the result of a 2-on-1 rush, putting it top shelf to give the Red Storm a 3-1 edge. The first two penalties of the game were also called in the second period, with Eric Bechard sitting at the 12:09 mark and Grant

Strack being called to the box at the 3:49 mark. Both penalties were killed by the opponent. In the third period, Devin Darrah capitalized with just six seconds remaining on a power play opportunity at the 11:35 mark of the period, firing a shot on net and then following up on the rebound to give the Red Storm a 4-1 lead. Chris Spicer was sent to the penalty box for the Red Storm at the 7:27 mark of the period, which his teammates were able to kill out. Scoring remained quiet for the remainder of the period, and as the buzzer sounded, the Red Storm players jumped from the bench to celebrate their title defense. After the game, Hornets head coach Jamie Reidy said he was proud of the run his team had made as the fifth seed. “I could not be prouder of these 17 young men,” Reidy said. “They stuck together all season when we were unsure if we would even have a hockey team and they showed a lot of emotion in these playoffs.” Reidy also gave credit to his star goalie, who went through personal challenges of his own. “He has been a standout and the best player on our team,” Reidy said. “He has overcome a lot of adversity with the death of his father and has stayed focus and showed a lot of maturity for a young man.” Reidy said that he was pleased his team was able to get back to the sectional finals for the third time in three years with a team that features only four seniors. “We are already excited and optimistic for what is ahead of us next year,” he said.

Hornets advance to Class B boys title game v. upset-minded Chiefs By Tim Follos

denpubs@denpubs.com BEEKMANTOWN — The Plattsburgh High varsity boys basketball team did their part to set up a rematch with the AuSable Valley Patriots for the Section VII/Class B championship. The Patriots, however, did not. The Hornets will instead play the Saranac Chiefs, who started the Class B tournament as the fifth seed, in the championship game Saturday, March 3 at 3:30 p.m. Propelled by the huge inside games of Jeremy Bullis and Kasey Favreau, the fifthseeded Saranac Chiefs stunned the firstseeded AuSable Valley Patriots 65-53 in the semifinal round Feb. 25. The Patriots were known for the success of their up-court pressure defense this season, and a key to the upset was the Chiefs’ ability to break AuSable’s press repeatedly for easy layups early in the game, allowing Saranac to grab a 12-9 lead with 2:20 left in the first quarter. The Chiefs' early edge forced AuSable Valley coach Jamie Douglass to call a timeout and take the press off. With that, the Patriots gradually pulled ahead, going into the locker room up 26-21. The second half, however, was all Saranac. The Patriots’ frequent turnovers, the Chiefs’ success on the break, and, most importantly, the Chiefs’ noticeable advantage in size and strength inside all emerged as

glaring problems the Patriots were unable to solve. “We came into the game extremely confident,” said Saranac coach Brent Denis. “We knew we were going to be competitive. Brody Douglass is an outstanding player, but we knew that our strength tonight was going to be in the post, and Joe Tobin, Jeremy Bullis and Kasey Favreau did an outstanding job tonight. They work very hard and they’re very strong and athletic and they take care of business.” Bullis dropped in 18 points for the Chiefs and Favreau tallied 17. Tobin scored 13, St. Clair added five, and Ben Weightman and Ryan Kerner chipped in two points apiece. Connor Manning led the AuSable offense with 17 points, Brody Douglass tallied 12, Nick Rhino netted 10, Shane Douglas added seven, Brandon Brooks contributed three, and Austin Depo and John Hickey added two points apiece. Meanwhile, the contest between the second-seeded Hornets and third-seeded Cougars was an intense, closely contested battle featuring aggressive defense, skillful offense and physical combat under the hoop. In the end, Plattsburgh emerged with just enough poise and luck to hold off a determined Northeast Clinton challenge and advance to the championship game with a 4542 win. “I thought I was going to have a stroke,” said Plattsburgh coach Chris Hartmann. “I knew it was going to come down to the end

– classic high school basketball. They know what we’re going to do, and we know what they’re going to do.” “We are known – Plattsburgh High and Northeast Clinton – for having great battles,” said Cougar coach Robb Garrand. “Last year we beat them at the buzzer to win by one and win the sectional championship. We’re no strangers.” Rob Fout tallied 10 points for a Plattsburgh squad paced by Ethan Votraw’s 18 markers. Ab Maknani and Brooks Kelley both connected on three-pointers and Damon LaBorde hit a pair of free throws to round out the Hornets’ scoring. NCCS center Mike Manor, a senior, did his part for the Cougars’ cause by blocking shots, scrapping on the glass and dropping in eight points. Guard Rodney Grimshaw tallied 13 to lead a balanced Cougar offense; forward Harley Tavernia added seven, guards Tom Bedard and Rob Armstrong struck for six apiece, and Austin Tetreault chipped in a bucket. “Their guards played well, and Manor played well for them down low,” Hartmann added. “They play tough. We beat them at the buzzer earlier this season – anything can happen.”

Class D The Class D championship game will open the Saturday, March 3 slate of games at noon. The second seed Willsboro Warriors and

Elizabethtown-Lewis Lions faced off Feb. 29 to determine which would make it to the title game. The Warriors scored a 74-27 win over Johnsburg Feb. 25, as Clayton Cross scored 21 points to pace the Warriors. Clay Sherman added 16 points, while Brandon Porter scored 14. For three seed Elizabethtown-Lewis, Hunter Mowery scored 24 points to lead the Lions past Minerva-Newcomb, 60-51. The Lions trailed 15-9 after the opening quarter, but rebounded for the win. Charlie Huttig added 8 points along with EZ Diemand, while Andy Mitchell scored 6, Tim LaRock 5, Zach Peletier 4, Zac LaPier 3 and Tyler White 2. The winner between the Lions and Warriors will face either top-seed Schroon Lake, fourth seed Crown Point or fifth seed Chazy in the sectional finals.

Class C The Class C championships game will take place at 1:45 p.m. March 3, with the winner of the Lake Placid-Ticonderoga semifinal meeting the winner of the Seton CatholicMoriah semifinal. Keith Lobdell contributed to this article. For Section championship results, follow Denpubs sports on our Facebook pages (Valley News North Countryman, The Burgh) and online at thevalleynews.org, the-burgh.com or northcountryman.com.

Ryan, Anderson dominate inside to lead Lady Eagles to Class B finals Section VII Class B The top seed Saranac Lady Chiefs will play for the Section VII/Class B championship Friday, March 2 (7:30 p.m. tip), against he third seed Beekmantown Lady Eagles. The Lady Chiefs picked up their 19th win of the season with no defeats thanks to a 196 second quarter to score a 50-36 win against Plattsburgh High in the semifinal round. The Chiefs were paced by Stephanie Linder, who scored 22 points in the win. Alisha Ducatte added 13 points, while Morgan Maye scored 9, Katie Gates 3, Victoria Phaneuf 2 and Kayla Napper 1. For the Hornets, Marle Curle scored 14 points, while Olivia Carlsson and Kianna Dragoon each scored 10 points and Cierra Duquette scored 2. In the other semifinal, the Lady Eagles

picked up their second win of the season against the second seed AuSable Valley Lady Patriots, as Shannon Ryan scored 18 points and Emily Anderson added 13 to power the Eagles inside attack. Grace Kelly scored 11 points to aid the Eagles offense, while Katrine Fogelstroem scored 6 and Rylei Porter added 4. For the Patriots, Madison Rondeau connected on four three-pointers and scored 13 points, while Cammey Keyser scored 12 points and Meghan Strong scored 11. Alexis Facteau added 7, with Sierra Snow scoring 2 and Logan Snow adding 1.

Class C The Seton Catholic Lady Knights will make their 13th consecutive appearance in the Class C finals March 2 at 5:45 p.m., where they will face the Moriah Lady Vikings, the top seed who is making their first appearance in the Class C title game in their lone

year as a Class C school. Kelli Ryan paced the Lady Knights with 15 points in a 51-45 victory over the Lake Placid Lady Blue Bombers, while Kate Schofield scored 12, Paige Spittler added 11 and Lyndale Nephew 6. For the Bombers, Danielle Balestrini and Ayla Thompson each scored 15 points in the loss, while Kelsey Taylor scored 10.

Class D The Class D championship will be played starting at 4 p.m. March 2, and will match up the winners of the Feb. 28 semifinal round. In the two versus three game, Indian Lake/Long Lake will face second seed Westport, who scored a 47-28 win against the Chazy Lady Eagles Feb. 25. Allison Sherman paced Westport with 20 points, while Willa McKinley scored 14, Karlee McGee 4, Brendee Russell 4, Delany Sears 2, Mallory Sudduth 2 and Sarah Looby 1.

Megan Reynolds scored 13 points for Chazy, with Olivia Seymour scoring 5. The other half of the final will feature either top seed Elizabethtown-Lewis and fourth seed Willsboro. The Lady Lions scored a 52-27 win over Schroon Lake, with Lily Whalen scoring 11 points in the win. Savanah Graves scored 9, while Angel Barnes added 8, Jenn McGinn 7, Shonna Brooks 6, Jasmine Barnes 5, Clare Harwood 3 and Kearsten Ashline 3. The Lady Warriors, meantime, scored a 5632 win over Minerva/Newcomb as Renee Marcotte scored 16 points to lead the offense. Kyli Swires added 14 points, while Serene Holland scored 12. For Section championship results, follow Denpubs sports on our Facebook pages (Valley News North Countryman, The Burgh) and online at thevalleynews.org, the-burgh.com or northcountryman.com.


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March 3, 2012 Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building, SUNY Plattsburgh campus. GA $10, $8 for students. 2 p.m.

Monday.March.5. Friday.March.2. SENIOR ZUMBA. Seniors Citizens Council of Clinton County Senior Center, 5139 N. Catherine St., 9:30 a.m. 563-6186, ext. 102. WATERCOLOR CLASS. Seniors Citizens Council of Clinton County Senior Center, 5139 N. Catherine St., 12:30 p.m. 563-6186, ext. 102. LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS MEET. First Friday Forum Luncheon, Butcher Block Restaurant, noon, $12. RSVP. 561-6106. OPEN FAMILY SWIM NIGHT. Wellness Center, at PARC,295 New York Road. 7-9 p.m. $2 charge per person for all participants. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 562-6860. DISABILITY MOVIE SHOWING. Disability Movie: "Born On The Fourth Of July," North Country Center for Independence 80 Sharron Ave, 1 p.m. 563-9058 BIG SPIKE TO PERFORM. Bluegrass band to perform at Palmer Street Coffeehouse, at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Plattsburgh, 4 Palmer

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INDOOR WINTER GOLF PROGRAM. City Recreation Center, 52 U.S. Oval, for age 9-14, 9 a.m. www.plattsburghrecreation.com. 10:00am CLAY CLASS. Earth and Wind on Fire Clay Class, North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street. 10 a.m. – 3p.m. LIFE DRAWING CLASS. North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street. $10, 10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m. CHILDREN’S THEATER CLASS. Theater Exploration for Children with Jon Dean, for kids age 4-6. North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, $75, 1-2 p.m.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST. Elks Lodge #621, 56 Cumberland Ave. 9 a.m.noon. Adults, $8; under 12, $4. INDOOR WINTER GOLF PROGRAM. City Recreation Center, 52 U.S. Oval, for age 15 and older, $30, 9 a.m. www.plattsburghrecreation.com CLAY CLASS. Earth and Wind on Fire Clay Class, North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street. 10 a.m. – 3p.m. SOULFULL YOGA. Soulfull Sunday Yoga Rota Gallery, 19 Clinton St. 11:00 a.m. GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETS. ROTA Art Gallery, 19 Clinton St. 4 p.m. ON THE VERGE TO BE PERFORMED. “On the Verge,” Hartman

SENIOR FITNESS CLASS. Seniors Citizens Council of Clinton County Senior Center, 5139 N. Catherine St., 8:15 a.m. 563-6186, ext. 102. QUILTING & SCRABBLE GAME. Seniors Citizens Council of Clinton County Senior Center, 5139 N. Catherine St., 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 563-6186, ext. 102. JUNK ART CLASS.Junk Art, North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street. 5– 6:15p.m.

Tuesday.March.6. ROTARY SUNRISE CEREMONY. Plattsburgh Sunrise Rotary, American Legion Post 20, 162 Quarry Rd. 7:30 p.m. KIWANIS BREAKFAST CLUB. Plattsburgh Kiwanis Breakfast Club, Perkins Restaurant, Rte. 3, 7:30 a.m. KIDS BALLET CLASS. North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street. For kids 5 and older, $8, 4-5 p.m. SENIOR TAI CHI. Seniors Citizens Council of Clinton County Senior Center, 5139 N. Catherine St., 9:30 a.m. 563-6186, ext. 102. WII BOWLING LEAGUE MEETS. Seniors Citizens Council of Clinton

County Senior Center, 5139 N. Catherine St., 10:30 a.m. 563-6186, ext. 102. STAMP CLUB TO MEET. North Country Stamp Club, Plattsburgh Public Library, 19 Oak Street, 6:30 p.m. 962-4558. DUCT TAPE CRAFT CLASS. North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street. 5-7 p.m. $15 plus duct tape. 3 MILE CLUB.Chazy Central Rural School, 609 Old Route 191, 6 p.m. $3. 578-7123. A CAPPELLA SINGING WORKSHOP. Northern Alliance Church, 7 Northern Ave, 7-10 p.m. www.cumberlandbay.org. PARENTS ANONYMOUS. Parents Anonymous Support Groups, Child Care Coordinating Council 194 US Oval, 5-6:30 p.m. POKER TOURNAMENT. Therapy Nightclub and Sports Lounge, 14 Margaret St. 5:30 p.m. MARTINI MADNESS. Uno Pizzeria, 578 State Highway 3. 4 p.m.

Wednesday.March.7 SENIOR FITNESS CLASS. Seniors Citizens Council of Clinton County Senior Center, 5139 N. Catherine St., 8:15 a.m. 563-6186, ext. 102. BINGO. Seniors Citizens Council of Clinton County Senior Center, 5139 N. Catherine St., 11 a.m. 563-6186, ext. 102.

UNO WEDNESDAY. Fundraiser to support North Country Cultural Center for the arts with guest bartender Joshua Kretser from POD Studio, UNO Chicago Grill, Rte. 3, 4 p.m. DUCT TAPE CRAFT CLASS. North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street. 5-7 p.m. $15 plus duct tape. OPEN MIC NIGHT WITH MIKE PEDERSEN. Monopole, 7 Protection Ave., 10 p.m. 563-2222. OVEREATERS SUPPORT GROUP. Overeaters Anonymous, CVPH Medical Center, 75 Beekman St. 7-8 p.m. IMPROV COMEDY PERFORMANCE. Olive Ridley's, 37 Court St., 10 p.m. 324-2200.

Thursday.March.8 WINTER FARMERS MARKET. City Recreation Center, 52 US Oval, 3-6 p.m. SENIOR PINOCHLE & POKER. Seniors Citizens Council of Clinton County Senior Center, 5139 N. Catherine St., 12:30 p.m. 563-6186, ext. 102. HAPPY HOUR W/ COMEDIAN DAVID CROWE. E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium-Hawkins Hall, Plattsburgh State, 5 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. $15/person. 562-7595, www.cvph.org MUD & MERLOT POTTERY CLASS. North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff St., age 21 and older, $25/session. 5-7:30 p.m.

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LAVALLEE LOGGING is looking to harvest and purchase standing timber, primarily Hemlock & White Pine. Willing to pay New York State stumpage prices pn all species. References available. Matt Lavallee, 518-6456351

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OCEAN CITY, MARYLAND. Best selection of affordable rentals. Full/ partial weeks. Call for FREE brochure. Open daily. Holiday Real Estate. 1-800-638-2102. Online reservations: www.holidayoc.com

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FIREWOOD-MIXED HARDWOOD $240 per full cord delivered. Free delivery within 20 miles of Westport. 518-962-4688.

AFFORDABLE 2-BDRM second story Apt., no pets, no smoking, $600 + utilities. Main Street, Westport, NY. Call 518-962 -8313.

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- ESSEX COUNTY ANNOUNCES A Full Time Position for a WIC Program Nutritionist, $18.30/Hr. with an excellent benefit package. For applications and more information contact Essex County Personnel (518) 873-3360 or at http:/ /www.co.essex.ny.us/personneljob s.asp

ADOPTIONS **FREE FORECLOSURE LISTINGS** Over 400,000 properties nationwide. Low down payment. Call now 1-800-749-3041 ADOPT - Art * Love * Adventure! Financially secure, happily-married Artists (film/music) wish to share extended family, home, and joy with baby. Expenses/support. http://www.eandtadopt.com. 1(800)-959-2103. ADOPT: 1ST time Mom & Dad promise your baby a secure, happy life. Expenses paid. Theresa & Evan, 1-866-664-1213 PREGNANT? CONSIDER a loving, courageous adoption plan. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE, free confidential help, local agency, choose from pre-approved families. Photos/updates available. Call Joy: 914-939-1180. www.ForeverFamili esThroughAdoption.org. PREGNANT? CONSIDERING ADOPTION? Talk with caring adoption expert. You choose from families nationwide. LIVING EXPENSES PAID. Call 24/7 Abby's One True Gift Adoptions 866-4136296 PREGNANT? CONSIDERING ADOPTION? You choose from families nationwide. LIVING EXPENSES PAID. Abby's One True Gift Adoptions. 866-413-6292, 24/7 Void/Illinois

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I AM CURRENTLY SEEKING people to sign a petition against medical negligence in veterinarian practices in NY State. If you would like to sign this petition and want to help and your pet fell victim to such practices, Please call me. Leave phone # for Joyce 518-493-6441

ANTIQUES/ COLLECTIBLES ANTIQUE DOUBLE BED Thick corner spindles. Converted rope bed. Box spring/clean mattress. $350. 518-561-9609

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FINANCIAL SERVICES - ESSEX COUNTY ANNOUNCES A Full Time Position for a Registered Professional Nurse-Public Health Dept., $23.81/H. With an excellent benefit package. For application and more information contact Essex County Personnel (518)873-3360 or at http://www.c o.essex.ny.us/personneljobs.asp - ESSEX COUNTY ANNOUNCES Two Full Time Positions for Registered Professional Nurses - Horace Nye Home $23.81/H. with excellent benefit package. For applications and more information contact Essex County Personnel (518)873-3360 or http://www.co.e ssex.ny.us/personneljobs.asp

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- TOWN OF ELIZABETHTOWN needs a Part-time temporary worker on the Golf Course. Work involves using heavy equipment,landscaping & power tools. Call 873-6555 - deadline March 12 - WESTPORT HOTEL & Tavern looking to interview for House Keeping & Wait Staff. Stop in person for application & interview at 6691 Main Street,Westport, NY. 518-962-4501

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GREAT DANE Puppies GREAT Dane Puppies AKC Registered litter fawn and brindle expected February 20th. Parents health tested: heart, hips,eyes, elbows and thyroid. Dam: Canadian Champion. Sire: AKC Champion. Contact Pat at (518)834-7951

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MUSIC CLARINET, VIOLIN, FLUTE, TRUMPET, Amplifier, Fender Guitar $75 each. Upright Bass, Cello, Saxophone, French Horn, Drums $189 each. Others 4sale 1-516-377-7907

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Reflections, photos and stories of the former historic 1929 Lake Champlain Bridge, to its destruction in late December of 2009 — and finally its rebirth as the new, modern structure that exists today.

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