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P L AT T S B U R G H — R e p . William L. Owens, D-Plattsburgh, recently found himself on the wr ong side of the law for a speeding violation in St. Lawrence County. A state police officer issued

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Owens a ticket Feb. 23 when the Congr essman was stopped on State Route 3 in the town of Colton after being clocked at traveling 84 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour zone. Owens and his pr ess secretary, Sean Magers, wer e driving back to Plattsbur gh from Watertown after a day meeting with constituents, said Magers. When asked by the of ficer why he was traveling so fast, Owens r eportedly answer ed, “I am just trying to make it home.” According to Magers, the matter was “an isolated incident.” “The Congr essman acknowledges that he was going too fast, has learned his lesson and pledges not to let it happen again,” Magers wrote in a statement to the media. Owens sent his attorney to Colton Town Court on his behalf May 25 with a r equest to dismiss the six points on his driver ’s license as a r esult of the charge. Magers confirmed the judge compr omised, with Owens r eceiving two points on his license and a fine.

P L AT T S B U R G H — T h e State University of New York at Plattsbur gh awar ded diplomas to mor e than 900 students during the college’s spring commencement exercises May 21. The morning and afternoon cer emonies wer e opportunities for students like Christine Pawlowicz, a childhood and special education major fr om Goshen, to address the crowd, reflecting on their time spent at the university. The r eceipt of a diploma was something Pawlowicz referred to as “the carr ot that’s be en dangled i n fr ont of our faces for the past several years” and a representation of “everything it has taken to get to this point.” “It represents what classes we’ve taken, the late nights we spent studying and r esearching, and the worse of intellect and art we have produced,” said Pawlowicz, who addressed the morning cer emony. “Let us collect carrots if we come to them, and not spend

our whole lives with our hand reaching out for them.” Olapeju Oyeyemi, student speaker for the afternoon ceremony, also r eflected on the hard work of herself and her peers over the past four years. However , Oyeyemi also focused on how her initial perception of college before she came to the U.S. fr om the small island of Dominica in the Caribbean, was much different fr om what she saw on television. Oyeyemi envisioned her college experience to be like that on the former NBC television show “A Dif- Student speaker Christine P awlowicz, a childhood and special education major from Goshen, addresses the morning State University of New ferent World,” but she eventually found she would draw York at Plattsburgh graduation ceremony. Photos provided “few parallels between Plattsburgh State and the nighters and course material State.” idealized Hillman College.” that took way too long to “Making it through four However, Oyeyemi said grasp.” years of college is no easy she did find Plattsburgh State Though, in the end, her exfeat, and we all deserve to be “paramount” in her sear ch perience at Plattsbur gh State commended on this achievefor moral significance. was one Oyeyemi said she ment,” she added. “Plattsburgh has been a enjoyed having. mixture of experiences, both “My doubts that I would be ON THE COVER: Student speaker good and bad for many of outcast and that I would nevOlapeju O yeyemi, a TV-video us,” said Oyeyemi. “We’ve all er make friends wer e invaliproduction/broadcast journalhad times when this school ism major fr om Do minica, addated,” said Oyeyemi. “I was the best place to be and dressed the afternoon State Unihave met some of the most others when we absolutely versity of New York at Plattshard-working, motivated wanted out. W e’ve all been burgh graduation ceremony. and caring people that I have tested by uncomfortable ever come acr oss in my life, roommate experiences, allright here at Plattsburgh

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Board of education asks state to overturn annual budget vote One machine posted previous year’s ballot

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BEEKMANTOWN — The Beekmantown Central School District board of education voted unanimously at a special meeting May 23 to ask New York State Education Commissioner John B. King Jr. to overturn the budget vote, accor ding to district

clerk Joanne Menard. At the May 17 election, 383 people (26 per cent) voted on a machine displaying the school budget of the pr evious year, district treasurer Eric Bell said. The 2011-12 budget passed 746 to 730, representing a 16 vote difference. Whereas the curr ent pr oposed budget is $38,721,107, the voting machine in question displayed last year’s budget of $37,458,259, accor ding to Bell. There is, roughly, a $1.26 million difference between the two figures. This led some district residents, in-

Speaker says it’s never too late to go to college By Jeremiah S. P apineau jeremiah@denpubs.com PLATTSBURGH — When Gary Peacock looked across the audience at this year ’s Clinton Community College graduation, it was a place he didn’t imagine he’d be many years ago, let along being there as class valedictorian.

cluding former school boar d pr esident Holly Sims, to call for a revote. “I think it’s absolutely necessary , because taxpayers voted on a number that is not accurate,” Sims said. While she was unsure, she believed such an action would cost thousands of d ollars. S ims s aid t here w ere t oo many people involved in the vote to pick out one as dir ectly r esponsible for the ballot error. “I think they just for got to change it,” she said. Still, she said, while school district

The Morrisonville man addressed the more than 300 graduating students, their friends and families May 20, speaking about his pursuit of a college degr ee nearly 40 years after graduating fr om Chateaugay Central School. Peacock, who graduated with his associate’s degree in humanities and social sciences, recalled how he “criss-crossed the country several times” before his first attempt at attending college in 1973. “I r egistered a t a S onoma S tate U niversity in northern California, and on the way to my first class, I had second thoughts,” said Peacock. “I turned ar ound and walked away from academia for almost 40 years. I just wasn’t ready.” It wasn’t until after 50,000 miles of hitchhiking across North America and Europe, that Pea-

superintendent Scott A. Amo was not directly in charge of running the vote, he was in charge of the school district, and so ultimately it was his responsibility. Additionally, t he M ay 2 3 m eeting was not advertised in a major media outlet, in violation of the law , Sims said. She heard about it “thr ough the grapevine” and wasn’t awar e ther e was a problem with the vote until after making some calls. “It was very quiet,” Sims said. Also discussed at the meeting were

cock returned to the North Country in the late 1970s, started his own disc jockey business, and ran Peacock Music, a local record store on Smithfield Boulevard, for 25 years. Even after having traveled far on his own path outside the world of academia, Peacock said he still questioned whether or not he should have attended college. Those questions persisted in his head, until he finally enrolled at Clinton Community College in 2009. Even then, Peacock said he was “fully pr epared to walk away again.” But, he didn’t. The reason? Peacock attributed it to mathematics professor Angela Barnaby, who challenged him and his fellow classmates. “You made me want to come back,” Peacock

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allegations of electioneering in school, accor ding to Sims. These included r eports of school employees wearing “Vote Yes” buttons in school, and a teacher who brought roughly 60 students, who were over the age of 18, to the vote. Sims said she had eceived r a campaign flier , fr om the Beekmantown Teacher ’s Association posted at the junior prom, from an upset parent. (Editor’s Note: Superintendent Scott A. Amo was out of the office May 25 and did not r espond to a message r equesting comment before press time.)

said, addressing Barnaby. He further thanked history pr ofessor Tom Mandeville, who “truly inspired me.” “Everyday after school I would tell her about one of the gr eat historical characters you brought to life,” Peacock said. The ability for anyone considering pursuing a college education even after the “traditional” college age is one everyone has, said Peacock. It’s also an adventure he said worth having. “Criss-crossing the country and exploring Europe are adventures that are challenging and rewarding, but always seems to end rather quickly,” said Peacock. “I have come to r ealize that life long learning is an adventure that does not end. Each day is filled with challenges and rewards.”

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PERU — It’s nearly 40 years later than he had originally planned, but Arthur Hart has r eceived his high school diploma. The West Chazy man and North Country native was recently afforded the opportunity to receive his diploma through “Operation Recognition,” a pr ogram thr ough the New York State Division of Veterans Affairs. “I had never hear d of it,” Hart said of the pr ogram, adding he was informed about it r ecently by a counselor with Veterans Affairs. The pr ogram is designed to honor people like Hart, who left their pursuit of a high school education to fight in the Armed Forces. In

Hart’s case, the year was 1973. It was a turbulent time for the nation when many young men were being drafted to fight in the V ietnam War. He was only 17 years old when he decided to voluntarily join the U.S. Navy, a year after his br others Ed and James enlisted. “I had a draft car d, but I wanted to [enlist],” said Hart. Hart soon found himself attending boot camp in Great Lakes, Ill. Upon completion of his training, Hart was shipped to Baltimore, Md., where he joined his brother aboar d the U.S.S. Charleston LKA-113, an amphibious cargo ship based in Norfolk, Va. Though Hart never saw any combat time, he does reSee HART, continued on page 19

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Annual Heart Walk planning off and running American Heart Association sets $165,000 goal

By Jeremiah S. Papineau jeremiah@denpubs.com

PLATTSBURGH — Though several months away fr om the Plattsbur gh Heart W alk, those behind the annual event ar e once again getting people thinking about heart health. The American Heart Association r ecently hosted its Heart W alk Leadership Breakfast at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh Angell College Center, officially kicking of f the ef fort behind the 201 1 Plattsburgh Heart Walk. The breakfast, said AHA regional dir ector Keri Mack, is a way the AHA gets community leaders excited about raising money and awar eness for the October event. “The br eakfast is a kickoff leadership event for local businesses wher e we bring

in companies and other or“They didn’t realize it was they may have to expand it a ganizations to discuss the such a serious condition unfew times before it gets to the American Heart Association til they had taken him to the point wher e it can be r eand to give them informadoctor and the doctor placed later in life.” tion,” explained Mack. thought they hear d a sound The Garcias brought their The br eakfast is also an in his heart,” said Mack. son to Boston Childr en’s opportunity for attenHospital in Boston, dees to learn first“One in ev ery three adults Mass., wher e he underhand about how the suffers fr om some f orm of went a pr ocedure to AHA has helped those have a balloon-like deheart disease or str oke — vice inserted into the afwith heart-r elated illnesses or af flictions, fected valve in his heart, those are huge numbers.” said M ack. T his y ear, Keri Mack expanding it to function those at the event properly. American Heart Association heard fr om Chad and “He’s a little trooper,” Marla Gar cia of Au said Mack. Sable Forks, whose 18The doctor thought it was Though Luke’s condition month-old son, Luke, suff ers a hole in his heart, so the is considered rare, one out of from congenital mitral Garcias took their son to a every 10 babies with a heart stenosis, a rare and very sespecialist in Burlington, Vt., defect has that heart condirious condition that can and while there, received his tion. That’s why research by cause the heart to improperdiagnosis of having congenorganizations like the AHA ly function and even fail. ital mitral stenosis. is so important, said Mack. “Chad and Marla shar ed The tr eatment for Luke’s “The r esearch dollars we their story , which is very condition i s u nlike h ow a n raise in our communities go moving,” said Mack. adult would be treated, said into the things he had done When L uke w as b orn, h e Mack. himself — the surgeries, the began to show symptoms “If you were an adult and medicines, things like that,” something was wr ong with you had this condition, said Mack. “The monies we his health, said Mack. Acyou’d actually have your raise in our communities cording to the Garcias, Luke valve r eplaced,” she said. help when families have suffered fr om pneumonia “But, with childr en, and these types of conditions.” and was unable to gain their heart gr owing, they That research goes beyond weight, she continued. can’t r eplace the valve. So, helping little ones like Luke,

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mobility, in wheelchairs, and have special health care needs, such as oxygen, that make the trip difficult. Enter Patriot Flight. This volunteer group flies World War II veterans from upstate New York to see the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. for free. Inspired by a pr ogram in Springfield, Ohio — Honor Flight Network, Inc. — Patriot Flight began transporting vets to the nation’s capital in 2008, joining mor e than 100 other gr oups throughout the U.S. affiliated with the Honor Flight Network, which was founded in 2005. In New York, ther e are similar groups in Long Island, Rochester and Buf falo. Plus, ther e is another gr oup — Leatherstocking Honor Flight — that flies out ofAlbany. One local veteran — Kenneth Coonrod, of Willsboro — made the trip April 23. Coonrod enlisted in the U.S. Navy in December 1944 and served in the Pacific Theater, in places like Guam and Okinawa, until 1946. “It was far above what I ever expected it to be,” Coonro d said of the memo-

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maining World War II veterans the chance to personally view the memorial that was built to recognize their sacrifice to our nation.” We ask people to consider donating to Patriot Flight but not to wait too long. At an average age of 85, mor e than 1,200 W orld War II veterans ar e dying every day. Patriot Flight calls its mission “urgent,” and our time to say thank-you is quickly running out. For some veterans, the National World War II Memorial is the last thing they’d like to see befor e they die. Please, help make their dr eams come true. For applications, donation forms and more information, call Patriot Flight at (518) 459-2857 ext. 331 or visit online at patriotflightinc.com. Learn mor e about Honor Flight at honorflight.org. This editorial is the collaborative opinion of a board comprised of Thom Randall, Fred Herbst, Lou Varricchio, Keith Lobdell, Jeremiah Papineau, Andy Flynn and John Gereau. Comments may be directed to denpubs@denpubs.com.

Thanks to St. Mary’s supporters A Zumbathon was held on Sunday, May 15 at the Rainbow Wedding and Hall in Altona to benefit St. Mary’s Academy. Over 100 people were moving to the Latin-inspired international music and live percussionists as many sported T -shirts with the phrase “Shakin for a Cause but You Can’t Shake Our Faith” Faith that the school would r emain open, continuing to pr ovide jobs and quality education for the community. As with any fundraiser, this would not have been successful without the support and time fr om many people and local businesses. W e would like to thank everyone who was involved and participated in this event. A special thank you goes out to Jane and Peck Sample for pr oviding the location for the event, Adrian Coupal and Matt Coupal from Xtreme Sound DJ See LETTERS, continued on page 7

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Adirondack Park Agency trying to tip the scales of justice

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his just seems plain wrong to me! Fr om a very young age, we’ve been taught to r espect authority. This land of the fr ee we all treasure so dearly was built on the concept of a judicial system that pr ovided equality and fairness and was blind to the rich and powerful and governmental overreach. It’s a simple concept that is known and understood worldwide. Then why is Sandy Lewis being treated so unfairly? After pr oving in court and thr ough appeal that the Lewis Family Farm in Essex was well within its right to constr uct housing for its workers, New York State now seeks to have the final chapter of this case r emoved fr om the r ecord, as though it never took place. Never took place? That’s right, the state wants to pretend this case never happened. They want no r ecord of their failure of driving the costs much higher than was needed and then r emoval all record of it’s reimbursement of those legal costs to the Lewis Fam-

one mor e chance to ily Farm. tip the scales of jusIt’s clear that the tice. Before any reimAdirondack Park bursement is awar dAgency doesn’t have ed, the r ecord on an appetite for being making this payment told it was wrong. This must disappear . No outrageous move removal, no check. would be like the New Is this fair or right? England Patriots a few How do we teach years back, after postthose in our society to ing an undefeated seaown up to their misson heading into the Dan Alexander takes and learn fr om Super Bowl, and then Thoughts from them if we allow our after losing to the New Behind the Pressline government agencies York Giants in that fito r un r ough shot nal game, declaring the over its citizens and get away with it? game never took place and remaining Let’s face it, we paid for the governundefeated. The arrogance of this move goes far ment’s action through our taxes. They have nothing personally to lose. beyond any definition of fairness or justice. In a nutshell, the state has now What’s the down side for them when been told by the courts that they must someone has the nerve to challenge one of their r ulings? They have the reimburse the Lewis Family Farm for power and finances to bury a private at least a portion of the legal expenscitizen and, by attempting to r emove es incurr ed defending themselves or hide any portion of the public against the actions br ought by the record, it send a very clear message … APA. Ah, but wait. The state wants

Don’t mess with us! When a child continues to steal and the only punishment is to give the item back to its rightful owner , if the owner can prove it was theirs to begin with, what lesson is learned? So long as you can get away with it, why not take everything you want anytime you want? The lesson learned is simple. Keep doing it until someone puts a stop to it and there is a level of punishment commensurate with the act. Government must be held to the highest standar d possible given its unlimited resources and when proven wrong, r epeatedly, should face some sort of restrictions or censorship. They have no skin in the contest, and with nothing to lose, it only serves to empower them all the mor e. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he wants to improve ethics at the state government level. This is the perfect time for the Governor to send a clear message that those of us living in the Adirondack Park have rights, too! As citizens, we all owe a great deal

of gratitude to Sandy and Barbara Lewis for standing up to the APA and the State of New York. V ery few among us would have or could have taken the actions they did, and that’s what’s at the r oot of this issue. The APA knows they can have their way , interpret the r ules any way they see fit, and the average citizen has little choice but to cave in to their demands or risk losing everything. It’s time for the APA and the state to admit they wer e wrong and let effects of their actions r emain on the record for all to know that they ar e not invincible. They must learn to deal with the average citizen in a fair , equitable way and not as the big bully they have proven to be time and time again. Dan Alexander is publisher and owner of Denton Publications. He may be reached at dan@denpubs.com.

‘We’ve Seen Enough’ event May 31

Letters From page 6 Service, Bor der Pr ess, Kneucraft Fine Jewelry , Price Chopper, Adirondack Tribal Art, Finney’s Sports, Nephew’s Liquor and Discount W ine, Ace Hardware, Chazy Har dware, Lakeside Cof fee, Lakeside Café & Bakery , Burton, Randi T rombleyPampered Chef, Ellie Huntoon Roberts – Mary Kay , Georgia Pacific, friends of St. Mary’s and St. Mary’s Zumba, and all who advertised the event. Key volunteers included Rebecca Boire -West and family, Melissa Gooley and family , Adrian Coupal, Matt Coupal, Debbie Mesec, Marlene Schenck, Mary Rabideau, Cheryl Mesick, Janet Castine, Jacqueline Beauparlant-Kleinschmidt, Gail Ruther Cavenee, Beth Souif fi, Tom O’Har e, Kristi Moser , Cheryl Oliver, Lisa Delong, and Jennifer Taffner Live percussion was provided by James “Skip” Lee, Ryan Lee, Bryce Lee, and Lauren Gonyea Licensed Zumba Instr uctors wer e Rebecca Boir e-West, Janet Castine, Cheryl Mesick, Ashley Cousens, Autumn Love, Tracy Posada, Jenny St. Louis, Kathy Koester, June Peoples, Matt Warner, and Ellyn Blaise. The St. Mary’s Zumbathon Committee thanks you all. Rebecca Boire-West West Chazy

Each year, on May 31, W orld Health Or ganization (WHO) celebrates W orld No Tobacco Day to highlight the risk associated with tobacco use and to advocate for policies to r educe tobacco consumption worldwide. According to the Campaign for T obacco Free Kids, almost half of childr en regularly breathe air polluted by tobacco smoke. Over 40 percent of children have at least one smoking parent. In 2004, children accounted for 28 percent of the deaths attributable to second hand smoke. There are more than 4,000 chemicals in cigarettes, of which at least 250 are known to be harmful and more than 50 are known to cause cancer . Each year in NYS, over 25,000 adults die due to smoking r elated diseases. We do not want another generation to suf fer the ef fects of tobacco use. Exposur e to in stor e tobacco marketing is a primary cause of youth smoking. T o protect our kids, we must r educe youth exposure to tobacco marketing. In support of World No Tobacco Day, local youth from the NYS Tobacco Control Program’s Reality Check will host a call to action rally at 3:45 p.m. in Trinity Park, Plattsburgh, NY. The focus will be “We’ve Seen Enough.” Come see what the youth have to say about tobacco marketing. Tobacco use is one of the biggest public health thr eats the world has ever faced. Join us as our youth stand up against the fight for tobacco on May 31, 2011. Jill Rock Peru Dana Isabella Plattsburgh

Annual budgets pass in all Clinton County school districts

By Jeremiah S. Papineau jeremiah@denpubs.com

School budgets thr oughout Clinton County were approved by voters during the annual vote held May 17. The br eakdown for the ‘burgh readership ar ea is as follows:

BEEKMANTOWN The $38,721,107 annual budget proposed for the Beekmantown Central School District was narr owly appr oved by voters 746 to 730.

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Superintendent Scott A. Amo said given the controversy over r eductions in funding for various departments and employees, he wasn’t surprised the vote was as close as it was. “I think budgeting for many schools in New York state is suspect to the loss of state aid and r evenue,” said Amo. “I was expecting this to be a close vote but I am pleased the vote did pass. As I’ve said before, it presents a balance for quality programming that’s sensitive to the local taxpayers.” Board of education member

Leonard King was re-elected to a five-year term with 954 votes. Michael Hall r eceived one write-in vote. Voters also appr oved a proposition to pur chase one 66-passenger bus and one seven-passenger vehicle by a vote of 219 to 13. The cost of the vehicles is not to exceed $134,000.

PLATTSBURGH The proposed budget for the Plattsburgh City School District — amounting to $38,399,039 — was appr oved 554 to 429. The passing of the budget

was something Superintendent James “Jake” Short called “bittersweet.” “On one side, the community supports a budget with key components and instr uctional programming in mind, which I think is a good message about education in our community and appreciation out ther e for a str ong school,” said Short. “On the other side, in or der to get [the budget appr oved] there were significant decreases and r eductions and some difficult decisions. W e did what we needed to do though, to get business done and take

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care of our students.” “I don’t want people to think this was easy ,” added Short. “We’ll now begin to roll up our sleeves and work our tails of f to make this work.” Clayton Morris was re-elected to a five-year term on the board of education with 566 votes, while David Stone was elected to another five-year term with 704 votes.

PERU The pr oposed $41,586,451 budget for the Per u Central School District was appr oved 589 to 350.

“Peru Central is very grateful for voter appr oval of the 2011-2012 expenditur es plan,” said Superintendent A. Paul Scott. “This month’s voter support, particularly during a challenging economic climate, is very much appr eciated by Peru Central School District.” A five-year term on the board of education went to Brian Post with 261 votes. Post beat out competitors Mark Lukens, Linda Mor gan and Stephen St. Onge, who had 143, 218 and 199 votes, respectively.

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Wet weather brings garden diseases May’s Workout of the Month

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t seems that our weather is seldom ideal for the garden. Sometimes, it is too hot and dry . And other times, like this spring, the weather is too cool and wet. Cool wet weather brings a whole host of issues in the garden. Many people in the ar ea cannot even get into their gar dens because the soil is so wet or even under water! Cool, wet weather is ideal for the spr ead of gar den diseases. Many funguses thrive in weather conditions similar to what we have been experiencing. Unfortunately, once a leaf or part of a plant is infected ther e is no way to cur e the plant. You can only keep the fungal disease fr om spreading. Therefore, prevention is the best step against fungal diseases in the garden. Fungi are reduced by growing plants in sunny locations with good air circ ulation and by reducing water contact on leaf surfaces. Diseases can be pr evented by r emoving and destr oying affected leaves that fall to the gr ound and by watering at the base rather than over head. Pruning the lower leaves, to pr event soil fr om being able to splash onto the leaves, is another way to pr event fungal disease fr om infecting roses, shrubs, and tomato plants. If disease pr essure is sever e, ther e ar e both

conventional (man-made) and organic (naturally derived) fungicide that can be used. It is important to remember that these products only pr event fungal infection and do not cur e them. Most of the organic products have to be purchased, just like the conventional pr oducts, with one exception. A 10 percent milk solution — 10 parts water to one part milk — has been proven to be an eff ective preventative against powdery mildew. Also r emember that no matter what type of fungicide you use, r ead the label car efully and follow its instructions. Always think about your safety first! Finally, the easiest way to prevent fungal disease in the garden is to purchase disease resistant plants. Many plants ar e naturally r esistant to certain diseases and others have been bre d to be resistant. You can find resistant roses, phlox, tomatoes, peppers, and pumpkins for example. Having a plant that is resistant to fungus is the easiest way to prevent garden diseases! Anne Lenox Barlow is a professional horticulturist who enjoys gardening with her family in Plattsburgh. She also chr onicles her gardening experiences at her blog www .northcountrygarden.wordpress.com. She can be r eached at a.lenox.barlow@ gmail.com.

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New ‘military timeline’ to be hosted this weekend in Beekmantown By Jeremiah S. Papineau

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BEEKMANTOWN — When the Battle of Plattsburgh Association decided not to host its annual Plattsburgh Military Timeline, Matt Hewson and friend John Dodge decided to do something. The nonprofit organization announced earlier this year that the pending sale of the Old Stone Barracks pr operty led to an understanding the property would no longer be available on which to h ost h istorical r eenactments, resulting in a cancellation of the

Beekmantown Recreation Park on Spellman Road. “Once the idea started rolling people really jumped on boar d,” said Hewson. The planning that has gone into the event has taken several months, said Hewson. The result is the first annual Clinton County Military T imeline — an event he feels will pr ovide attendees with a “smorgasbord of history.” “Visitors will be able to talk with reenactors and view demonstrations from time periods ranging f rom t he Fr ench a nd I ndian War all the way to World War II,” said Hewson.

The event will feature regularly scheduled firing demonstrations that will showcase the pr ogression and innovation ofAmerican martial arms and several smaller demonstrations that will focus on more specific time periods. One such smaller demonstration will be the "Trench Gun Derby,” which will span the time periods of the Spanish American War and W orld War II, demonstrating “the awe-inspiring fir epower of the 1897 T rench Gun,” said Hewson. A W orld W ar II bazooka demonstration and simulated gas attack drill ar e also

among the events in the day expected to be highlights for spectators, he added. “This event is sur e to be a crowd favorite and is something folks should try to see,” Hewson said of the timeline. The free event will be one that Hewson emphasized is all about interaction. “The reenactors will be in their areas r eady to talk with visitors about their time periods, units, and history . The entir e experience for visitors will be an educational one but, above all, a fun one,” said Hewson. The Clinton County Military

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North Star Underground Railroad Museum officially opens its doors By Keith Lobdell

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Vivian Papson dressed as Sara Parker Remond, a local figure in the Underground Railroad movement, at the North Star Underground Railroad Museum in Keeseville. Photo by Keith Lobdell

KEESEVILLE — A new museum offers a look into the role that the North Country played in helping slaves escape to freedom. The North Star Under ground Railroad Museum, next to Ausable Chasm, of ficially opened its doors to the public on May 21, with the public getting a first look at the interactive features and displays. “This is beyond our expectations,” North Country Underground Railroad Historical Society Pr esident Dan Papson said. “This is the biggest, little museum in New York State.” “It is a very interactive exhibition,” V ice Pr esident Frank Kinnelly said. “Y ou can watch the movies that we have. And a lot of the exhibits have doors that you can open to learn more.” The museum houses several rooms, which include a look at the women of the Underground Railroad movement, a movie detailing the story of a slave who found freedom in Bloomingdale, and the

role that chur ches played in the Underground Railr oad movement in the area. The museum was funded through several grants which were gained thr ough a collective effort of the historical society and the town of Chesterfield. Papson said that they have also worked closely with Ausable Chasm to bring the museum to er ality. “What is amazing about this is we have a government agency , a private business and a not-for profit agency working together ,” he said. “None of this could have been done with out the help of each other. I think that this is a pioneering situation that other organizations will start to copy because this is a win-win-win situation.” The North Star Under ground Railroad Museum is open on Tuesdays through Sundays from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., and will also be open on Monday holidays, including Memorial Day. The museum will be open thr ough Columbus Day. For more information, call 8345180.

Chief economic developer stops in North Country By Dan Alexander

dan@denpubs.com PLATTSBURGH — Gov. Andrew E. Cuomo’s chief economic developer, Ken Adams, paid a visit to Plattsburgh May 17 to stump for the governor’s “People First Campaign.” During his visit last week, Adams noted getting New York State’s budget passed on time this year was a major step in the right direction, setting the state on the path for fiscal responsibility. Adams stressed it’s important for the state to build trust and credibility with the business community for them to have faith to invest in its economy. “Despite those saying the sky would fall, the budget passed closing a $10 billion deficit. The state needed to make the statement that it can’t continue to live beyond its means,” said Adams.

Heart From page 5 the AHA. Heart-related illnesses ar e not only a health-r elated “epidemic,” but also one that af fects the economy, said Mack. Heart-related illnesses have been connected to approximately $226 billion in pr o-

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Adams focused his signal ar ound the world “The state needed to that New York is open for presentation on three key initiatives the governor make the sta tement business once again. would like to see the legAt the conclusion of the that it can’t continue to islature take action on bemeeting, it was noted live beyond its means.” Adams was heading over to fore the summer br eak — to r eturn New York’s Ken Adams the Bombar dier plant in legacy of social pr ogram Plattsburgh for a tour of the Chief Economic Developer facility and to receive an upby establishing marriage equality for all; cleaning date on transportation conup Albany with ethics reforms in order to retracts for the facility. store faith in government by having greater Adams is no stranger to the Plattsbur gh disclosure by both elected officials and lobarea. In his prior r ole as pr esident of the byists, including the r escission of pension New York Business Council, and before that for those convicted of wrongdoing while in as executive director of the Brooklyn Chamoffice and the need for establishing a new ber of Commer ce, Adams has assisted the oversight body; and getting the economy North Country Chamber of Commer ce on running by insuring no new taxes, establish- several occasions as a facilitator of r etreats ing a property tax cap of 2 per cent, removand adviser on common issues. ing unnecessary mandates and sending a

ductivity losses r eported by corporate America. “So, behind just the health impact on families and people that have heart disease, there’s a huge expense in the cost of tr eating heart disease and str oke, and it’s expected to triple in the next 20 years,” said Mack. “It’s ongoing therapy for high blood pr essure,

cholesterol, coronary stints.” “It’s a national health crisis, a national financial crisis,” she added. That’s where the AHA comes in with Heart W alks held each year around the nation, said Mack. The Plattsburgh walk is “hugely important” in being part of that effort, she added, with this year ’s

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Ken Adams, Gov. Andrew E. Cuomo’s chief economic developer, addresses an audience during a visit to Plattsburgh May 17.

goal of raising $165,000. It’s a goal Mack believes is “very attainable.” “We’ve done it in the past,” said Mack, who acknowledged the difficult economic times that have faced the nation in r ecent years. “The economy is what the economy is. We all struggle but the community is very giving and very

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generous.” This year ’s walk is slated for Saturday, Oct. 15, to again be held at the PARC Oval in Plattsburgh. For mor e information, contact Mack at 335-8125 or by e-mail at keri.mack @ heart.or g. Details about the walk may also be found on-line at www.plattsburghheartwalk.org.

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Martinez awaits sentencing for sexually abusing toddler, other charges By Jeremiah S. Papineau jeremiah@denpubs.com

PLATTSBURGH —A Saranac man is awaiting federal and state sentencing on charges related to the sexual abuse and assault. Aaron Martinez, 26, pleaded guilty in Clinton County Court May 16 to three counts of first-degr ee sexual abuse, two counts of pr edatory sexual assault against a child, and o ne c ount of en dangering the welfare of a child. Martinez, r epresented by his defense counsel, Allan Cruikshank, appear ed befor e the Hon. Patrick McGill. During Martinez’s appearance, the People of the State of NewYork were represented by Clinton County Assistant District Attorney Domenica Padula, who motioned to

dismiss 21 counts of the 27 count state indictment. Accor ding to documents fr om the Clinton County District Attorney’s Office, the dismissed counts pertained to portions of the state indictment that alleged vi deotaping of child pornography . Those counts wer e dismissed because the defendant pleaded guilty to the pr oduction of child pornography pursuant to a federal in dictment i n f ederal c ourt e arlier this month. Martinez pleaded guilty as charged to the six remaining counts of the state indictment that charged him with sexual acts against a child. According to Padula, the victim was

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Hart From page 4 call the only time he felt really nervous during his 1 1 months and three-day stint in the service being his first overseas training assignment in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. “That was pr etty scary . It scared me because all you’d see there was water ,” said Hart. “And, because of wher e we were.” When his enlistment was up, Hart contemplated r emaining in the service, but decided to return to the North Country in-

stead, bringing home with him the National Defense Service Medal for his service. On Aug. 12, 1977, he married his wife, Judy , and, in 1981, their daughter , Jessica, was born. The one thing that has tro ubled Hart over the years was not having a high school diploma. And, u pon r ecently learning about Operation Recognition, he jumped at the chance to get the piece of paper he so desperately wanted. Hart knew it could mean a whole new world for him — a world where doors would be open to

have a high school diploma,” said Hart. “Now , I can.” Honor those who have Christopher J. Mazzella, served our country like principal of Per u Central Arthur Hart by attending MeSchool — the school Hart atmorial Day services planned tended before going into the in our area. Check out listings service — had the opportufor services in our Calendar of nity to present Hart with his Events section on page 24! diploma. Rather t han s imply hand him his documennew career opportunities, a tation, Mazzella arranged for a world away fr om having to small ceremony complete with rely on odd jobs and entry leva performance by the high el positions because of his lack school band. of a high school diploma. “It was a pleasur e to have “There’s a lot of jobs I’d like the opportunity to honor a vetto apply for, but I couldn’t aperan of the Vietnam War,” said ply for them because I didn’t

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Chazy earns top seed in playoffs by ousting Beagles in MVAC’s By Keith Lobdell

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keith@denpubs.com KEENE V ALLEY — The Chazy Eagles took advantage of the br eaks and eliminated several Westport/Keene Beagles from the basepaths as they claimed a birth in the Mountain and V alley Athletic Confer ence championship game, as well as the top seed in the Section VII/Class D playoffs. The Eagles scored a 7-3 win over the Beagles May 23 in the MV AC Division I v . II playoff game. “I thought that we were very good defensively,” head coach Brian Nor cross said after the game. “Nathan Reynolds (winning pitcher with 5.1 innings, two earned r uns) pitched well and when the game was tight, Ricky Osier (who earned a save with 1.1 innings and three strikeouts) came in and shut the door.” Kyle Bissonette scor ed the first two r uns of the game for the Eagles, scoring on a wild pitch after r eaching on an err or in the first, and then scoring on a thr owing error in the third, which also scored Kaleb Snide. The Eagles opened the game up in the sixth, when John T regan scor ed on a Kyle McCarthy squeeze bunt, Michael R yba scored on a Craig Botten single, and Botten scored on a Bissonette single. “Craig had a big RBI hit for us in the sixth inning,” Norcross said. Osier scored the final r un of the game on a wild pitch in the seventh. As well as scoring ru ns, the Eagles defense

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Baseball teams wrap up regular season, prepare for sectionals PHS 3, NAC 2 The Bobcats rallied with two runs in the top of the seventh inning, but were unable to make it all the way back as the CV AC Division I champions scored a win May 21. Robbie Knowles thr ew no-hit baseball through the first six innings, and was r elieved by battery mate C.J. W orley, who recorded the save. Worley also had a pair of hits. For the Bobcats, Tyler Mesec str uck out five in six innings for the loss, while Troy Labombard br oke up the no-hit bid by Knowles with a one-out single in the seventh and Garrett Gero drove a pair in one the second hit of the game.

Peru 4, Ti 3 The Indians scor ed the game-winning run in the fourth inning to beat the Sentinels May 21. Dominick Delello str uck out seven in earning the win for the Indians, while Mike Holdridge had a single and double and Nick Uliva had a double.

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Frank Buksa drove in half of the ru ns for the Eagles as they defeated the Blue Bombers May 21. Eric LaBonte went the distance on the mound for the Eagles, striking out six while scattering four hits. Brandon Buksa, Luke W eaver and T avon For d-Relation each had two hits. Kylar Coventry led the Blue Bombers with two hits and R.J. Reid hit a double.

NCCS 3, Ti 2 Jamie Davison str uck out 13 Sentinels and surr endered only two hits as the Cougars scored a one-run victory May 20. Matt Letourneau had thr ee hits and a pair of runs batted in. Dylan Carter added two hits, while Davison and Rob Armstrong each doubled.

Beekmantown 12, Saranac 5 The Eagles scored nine runs in the middle innings to get past the Chiefs May 20. Luke Weaver finished a home run shy of the cycle on of fense for the Eagles, while Austin Bradish and Brandon Buksa had

three hits, Eric LaBonte had a pair two Nick Ger o was also str ong on the doubles and Seth Pelkey collected two mound, allowing only thr ee hits in the hits. Keon Jahanbakhsh earned the win on game.Tyler Mesechad two of the four Bobthe mound. cat hits. Ben W eightman had thr ee hits, including a double, while pitching for the Chiefs.

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The Chiefs scor ed two r uns in the second and fifth innings and thre e more in the The Hornets captur ed the CV AC Divi- seventh to close the door on the Patriots sion I championship in beating the SenMay 19. tinels May 19. Andrew Petr o and Austin Velie rapped Anthony Porcelli struck out 11 batters in out thr ee hits each for the Chiefs, while the complete game victory, while C.J. WorMatt McCasland dr ove in a pair with a ley had two singles and a double, Brian double and Kasey Favr eau had eight Latulipe had a double and a single and Joe strikeouts in the complete game victory on Tolosky had a pair of hits. the mound. John Siklander and Dillon Savage each had two hits, while Kodie Simpson added a triple.

Peru 3, NAC 0

In a game dominated by pitching, the Indians used the experience of Will Flynn to score a win over the Bobcats May 19. Flynn struck out 17 batters in the seveninning game, while giving up only five baserunners in pitching a shutout. Mitchell Cunningham dr ove in a r un with a single, while Mike Holdridge had a sacrifice fly for the Indians.

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Beekmantown 17, Moriah 9 The Eagles scored runs in all six of their at-bats to beat the Vikings May 19. Luke Weaver picked up four hits in the game, while Austin Bradish and Eric LaBonte each connected for triples and Brandon Buksa added a pair of hits.

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Saranac track on a roll as sectionals approach on Saturday, May 28 Saranac 101, EKMW 27 Saranac 100, EKMW 31 The Chiefs cr uised to a victory over the Emus May 19. Dalton Mitchell (400-hur dles), T aylor Kriplin (triple jump) and Ryan Kerner (high jump, long jump) each scored a pair of wins for the Chiefs boys team, while Maxine Rock won the 100, long jump and triple jump for the Lady Chiefs, Kylie Snider (200), Hope Craig (400-hurdles) and Taylor Manor (800) each scored two wins. Dennis Goodnough won the 200 as one of two wins for the Emu boys, while Athena Pepe won the 400 and a relay for the girls.

PHS 89, Lake Placid 32 PHS 77, Lake Placid 45

The Hornets earned victories fr om both the boys and girls team in sweeping past the Blue Bombers May 19. Shawn Courson (3,200 r elay, long jump, discus) and David Ferris (3,200-r elay, 800, triple jump) scor ed thr ee wins each for the

Hornets’ boys team, while Ashlee Carper (100 hur dles, long jump) and Sabrina Lakomy (shot put, discus) scor ed two wins for the girls. Trevor Knapp scor ed four wins for the Blue Bombers, including the 100 and 200 and a pair of r elays. Kendra Manning also won four events, with two r elay wins as well as topping the podium in the 200 and 100. for Lake Placid (1-2, 1-5). She was a part of the winning 400 and 1,600 relay teams and captured victories in the 100 and 200.

Ticonderoga 89, Peru 42 Peru 101, Ticonderoga 29 The Lady Indians scor ed a win over the Lady Sentinels, while it was a r everse outcome on the boys side May 19. Mary Mazzella scor ed wins in the long jump and a pair of r elay events, while Ashley Leta earned wins in the 1,500, 400 and a relay and Lea Perry had wins in the high jump and two relays to pace the Indians. Maria Remillar d (800), Ashley Carpenter (200) and Natasha Lindor (shot put, discus)

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Beekmantown 67, Seton 58 Beekmantown 83, Seton 36 The Eagles scored a sweep on the track in defeating the Knights May 19. Eddie Blow scor ed wins in the 1 10- and 400-hurdles, along with a relay, while James Bishop scor ed a r elay and triple jump win and Devon Anderson won in the discus and high jump. Jess Huber scored wins in the 100, 200 and 400 and long jump to pace the Beekmantown girls, while Mikaela Frechette won the high jump and a r elay, Amanda Fr ederick was a winner in the 100-hur dles and a r elay and Kallie Villemaire won the 800 and a relay. Zach Ziemer was atop the podium for the 100, 200 and 400 a re lay for the Knights, with Justin Br esette winning in two r elays, Ed LaRow scoring first in the 800 and a r elay, Barrett Waling winning the 1,600 and 3,200, and James Downs earning wins in as pair of relays. Margaret Champagne won in the 1,500 for

the Lady Knights, while Phoebe Christopher and Paige Spittler each won in relay events.

Saranac Lake 77, AVCS 45 Saranac Lake 94, AVCS 19 The Red Storm swept thro ugh Clintonville on their way to a pair of wins over the Patriots May 19. Ben Monty won in the 100 and 200 and twice in r elay events for the Red Storm. Jamal Tuthill added three wins in the 800 and two relays, while Aaron Noel (relays), Wyatt Daviau (1,600) and Craig Leahy (400-hurdles) each won twice. For the Lady Red Storm, Nickie T rudeau won the 100, 400 and high jump. V anessa Salamy earned wins in the 400 hur dles and triple jump, while Blair Moody (100-hurdles), Crystal Augustine (200), Anja Woodland (long jump) each won twice. Paul Ford earned wins in 110 hurdles and the high jump for the Patriots, while James Rock won in the long jump and triple jump. Raychel Agoney won in the discus and shot put.

Top golfers shoot low numbers in preparation for sectionals May 26 PHS 3, AVCS 3 (PHS wins tiebreaker, 151-153) Lucas Wood carded a 35 as the Hornets scored a two-str oke tiebr eaker win against the Patriots May 20. Gus Rietsema (37) and Andrew Poirier (45) each won for the Hornets, while John Hickey (35), Sean Harrigan (41) and Jamie LaFountain (38) scored wins for the Patriots.

Beekmantown 5, Ti 1 The Eagles scored wins in the final five matches to beat the Sentinels May 20. Taylor O’Connor (46), Shayne Peterson (44), R yan Cartier (51), Alex Chambers (47) and Casey Belr ose (52) each scor ed medal play wins for the Eagles, while MacCullen Pope shot a 43 in the lone loss for the Eagles.

Peru 3, Moriah 3, thru 6 (Peru wins tiebreaker, 111-117) The scores look like double-digit under par r ounds for nine holes, but that’s because they only played six. Tyler Langley (27), Jacob Dick (28) and Tyler Lemza (29) scor ed the wins for the Indians.

PHS 6, Lake Placid 0 Ethan Votraw found the red numbers in scoring a 33 as the Hornets defeated the Blue Bombers May 19.

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Gus Rietsema added a 37 and Connor Benoit shot a 39 for the Hornets.

Peru 5, Ti 1 Ian Fisher fired a 39 as the Indians took five of the six medal play matches against the Sentinels May 19. Matt Nugent (48), T yler Langley (50), Tyler Lemza (44) and Christian Mattilla (49) also scored wins.

Beekmantown 4-1/2, Moriah 1-1/2 MacCullen Cope fired a 43 as the Eagles scored a win over the Vikings May 19. Shayne Peterson and Alex Chamber each shot a 46 in their wins for the Eagles. Saranac Lake 6, Saranac 0 A day after beating the AuSable Valley Patriots to captur e the CV AC golf title, Michael Phelan car ded a 35 as the Red Storm beat the Chiefs May 19. Matt Clark (37), Pat McHugh (38), Devin Darrah (42), Kyle Dora (42) and Dustin Fischer (41) also won.

AuSable Valley 4½, NCCS 1½ John Hickey scored a 43 to lead the Patriots past the Cougars May 19. Sean Pulsifer (42), Zach Snow (41) and Jaquie Hoey (43) all scor ed wins for the Patriots, while Jamie LaFountain (47) halved with the Cougars’ Nicholas Guay. Christopher Kokes scored the lone win for the Cougars with a 50.

Peru’s Ian Fisher shot a 39 in the Indians victory over Ticonderoga May 19. Photo by Keith Lobdell

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Local teams prepare for a postseason run in Section VII playoffs

AVCS 17, Beekmantown 5

Emily Garrand was the winning pitcher for the Bobcats, while Shana had a pair of Kayla Taylor and Mackenzie Courson had hits. Courtney Marks finished with thr ee hits three hits apiece as the Lady Patriots got past for the Cougars. the Lady Eagles May 21.

NAC 10, Moriah 2 NAC 7, Moriah 5

Shauna Perry and Nicole Durnin each sparked the Lady Bobcats offense in a sweep of the Lady Vikings May 20. Durnin had a pair of triples and a pair of Breanna Martineau had three hits, includ- runs batted in, while Perry had two hits and ing a triple, to lead the Lady Indians past the two steaks. Emily Garrand had a pair of hits Lady Eagles May 20. and also recorded one of the two wins, while Liz Uliva had two r uns batted in, while Brittany Charland earned the other. Brianna Padr on and Kelly Kezar collected two hits for the Indians. Dani Dayton earned the win on the wound Molly Sorrell had a double for the Eagles. Kourtnie Campbell struck out 10 batters to The Lady Beavers rallied for a pair of u r ns lead the Lady Chiefs to victory over the Lady in the sixth inning to tie their game with the Bobcats May 21. Lady Orange May 20, but weather pr eventAshley T erry had thr ee singles for the ed them from making any more of a push as The Lady Chiefs scor ed in each of the six Chiefs, while Alisha Ducatte and Olivia Furthe game ended in a tie. innings played in beating the Lady Cougars nia each had two hits. Emma Gothner had thr ee hits and four Jesslin Golovach had a double for the Bob- May 20. runs batted in, including a triple, for the Alisha Ducatte collected four hits in the cats. Beavers. Brittany Guerin had a single and a win, while Kourtnie Campbell struck out six triple, while Alexis Smith added two hits. to earn the win. The Chiefs also got a pair of Amanda Boyle, who earned the tie on the hits fr om Sara LoT emplio, Ashley T erry, mound, had hit a leadoff double to start the Heather Durocher and Jade Lakers. While the Lady Bobcats fell to Saranac, seventh inning when of ficials called the Bianca Grimshaw had a double for the they were able to score four times in the secgame on account of lightning. Cougars, while V ada Loya and Krista Conond and fourth innings to beat the Lady nelly had two hits. Cougars May 21. Jena Finnegan and Emily Plumadore each had a pair of hits, including a single and a double, while Johanna Recny had a double. Brittany Friedrich str uck out six in the win. Kendra LaFountain had thr ee hits for the Eagles, while Taylor Manor had two.

Peru 6, Beekmantown 2

Saranac 5, NAC 0

Keene 11, Indian Lake/Long Lake 11

Saranac 13, NCCS 0

NAC 9, NCCS 5

PHS 15, Moriah 0, 5 Innings

Kristin Fisher threw five perfect innings in scoring the shutout victory for the Lady Hornets over the Lady Vikings May 19. Fisher struck out six in the win, while also collecting a single and a double at the plate. Charisse Abellard and T aylor McMahon added thr ee hits for the Hornets, while Lizzie Mahan hit a pair of doubles, Cierra Duquette hit a triple and a single and Alexandra Betrus chipped in a double.

Beekmantown 10, NAC 9 The Lady Eagles had off ense early and late, scoring five runs in each the first and seventh innings, to rally past the Lady Bobcats May 19. The Bobcats, trailing 10-7 after the top half of the seventh, scored two runs in the bottom half, but were unable to complete the rally. Kendra LaFountain had thr ee hits in the win, while Colleen Bradley had a key hit in the seventh inning and Aleasha Bar comb scored the win on the mound. Amanda Campbell had four hits for the Bobcats, while Maegen Brunelle had a pair of singles and a double and Elle W arick and Emily Garrand each added a single and double.

NCCS girls earn CVAC title as state qualifiers take place this week NCCS 5, NAC 0 NCCS 5, NAC 0 The Lady Cougars earned the CV AC championship while both tennis teams did not dr op a match or even a set in sweeping past the Bobcats May 20. Leading the way in the set and match sweep were Lady Cougars singles playersAlanna Cruz, Paige Southwick and T ori Duprey did not dr op even one game in their straight-set wins. Kristen Langr and Erica Sorrell teamed for a 2-and-1 win, while Lacie Hogle and Allie Cartier scor ed a 2and-1 win. Ryan Marks (2-and-2), Richie Collins (1-and-1) and McKenna Hunter (5-and-0) scor ed singles wins, while the doubles team of Bobby Marks — Adam Khater (4-and-1) earned a doubles win, along with the team ofAlex Guay — Brandon Letourneau (1-and-0).

Seton 4, AVCS 1, girls The Lady Knights swept the doubles matches on their way to beating the Lady Pa-

triots May 20. Julie Miller with Eva Zalis dr opped only three games in the second set for a doubles win, while Stephanie Kustos with Mallory Favreau did not dr op a game in scoring a straight-sets win. Kerry Cannon (4-and-0) and Megan T edford (3-and-0) scor ed wins in the singles matches for the Knights, while Jaylynn Tender scored a 4-and-2 win for the Patriots.

Beekmantown 3, Lake Placid 0 Beekmantown 3, Lake Placid 0 Only four of the 12 matches scheduled was played to completion, as the Eagles swept past the Blue Bombers May 20. Mark Price and Eric Mitchell scor ed singles wins for the Eagles, while the doubles team of Charles Payson — Dylan Riley scored a doubles win. Emily Carlin scored a 3-and-4 straight sets victory in the only match to go the distance.

Saranac 3, Lake Placid 2, boys Shawn Bissonette, Cor ey Bissonette and Dylan Christopherson did not dr op a set in sweeping thr ough the singles matches to lead the Chiefs past the Blue Bombers May 19. Keegan Barney — Jesse LaSelva and Eddie Kane — Martin Gaspar scor ed wins for the Blue Bombers in doubles.

Seton 4, NAC 1 Seton 3, NAC 2 The Knights scor ed wins on both sides of the net in beating the Bobcats May 19. Michael Richter — Dan Bridgeman and Carson Hynes — Elijah Beaudin each scored wins in doubles for the Knights, while Jang Park and Alvaro Miguel won at singles. Stephen Trudo scor ed the lone win for the Bobcats. In the girls match, Kerry Cannon, M e g a n T e d f o rd a n d S t e p h a n i e K u s t o s

swept through the singles matches to give the Lady Cougars an edge, while the Lady Bobcats swept the doubles with the teams of Katelyn King — T essa King and Hannah Charland — Shonni Velasquez.

Beekmantown 4, Peru 1 Beekmantown 3, Peru 2 The Eagles scor ed the victory in the boys and girls matches against the Eagles May 19. Mark Price and Eric Mitchell scor ed wins in the singles matches for the Eagles, while the doubles teams of Charles Payson — Dylan Riley and Nick Kotkowski — Spencer Keable swept. Bailey W aterbury and Olivia W yand scored wins in singles for the Lady Eagles, while the team of Krysten Koktowski — Alexandra Pr ovost also earned a win. Adam Blaine scor ed a singles win for the Indians, while Stephanie Omlin won in girls singles and the team of Mar garet Mitchell — Katie Lawliss won in doubles.

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he Gr eat North W oods continue to become a little less wild, following another announcement fr om the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. In Mar ch 201 1, the agency r emoved federal protection for the eastern cougar , after extensive r eviews r evealed no evidence of an existing br eeding population in the eastern United States. Researchers believe the Eastern cougar subspecies has been extinct since a trapper in Somerset County , Maine, killed the last confirmed eastern mountain lion in 1938. More r ecently, on May 5, 201 1, the Fish and W ildlife Service proposed a new rule to eliminate federal pr otection for wolves throughout the central and eastern U.S. According to the USFWS pr oposal, the special r egulation for the Eastern Distinct Population Segment (DPS) was based on r esearch indicating the gray wolf is no longer consider ed a native species in the northeast. The agency now r ecognizes the eastern wolf (Canis lycaon) as the only wolf native to the northeast, and the agency

Death notices Thomas M. Callahan, 73

SARANAC LAKE — Thomas M. Callahan, 73, passed away April 28, 201 1. Funeral services were held May 20 at FortuneKeough Funeral Home, Saranac Lake, which was in char ge of arrangements. Burial was in Pine Ridge Cemetery.

Rickey J. Renadette, 52 BURLINGTON, N.C. — Rickey James Renadette, 52, a native of Plattsbur gh, passed away April 29, 201 1. Funeral services were held May 21 at St. Joseph’s Church, West Chazy.

Peggy D. Fadden, 58 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Peggy D. Fadden, 58, passed away May 2, 201 1. Funeral services will be held Friday , June 10, at the M.B. Clark Funeral Home, Lake Placid.

William J. Butler, 75 TICONDEROGA — William J. Butler, 75, passed away May 2, 2011. Funeral services were held May 19 at Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home, T iconderoga, which was in char ge of arrangements. Burial was in Valley View Cemetery, Ticonderoga.

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will evaluate it “for possible pr otection under the Act in the near future.” The special regulation for the Eastern Distinct Population Segment (DPS) applies to wolves in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshir e, and Maine. The persecution of wolves by human is the primary reason for the decline of wolves across North America, Humans are the largest single cause of wolf mortality and the only cause that can significantly af fect wolf populations at recovery levels. Studies indicate that wolves r equire remote wild ar eas, with a wide range of prey animals. In the northeast, whitetail deer have historically filled this r ole. However, in a study conducted in Minnesota, r esearchers determined that road density also plays a significant role in the ability of wolves to establish a presence. The study discover ed that wolves require a r oad density that does not exceed .9 miles of highway per square mile of land, the current road density of the Adirondack Park. Road density is not an indicator of potential road kill, rather it is an indication of the ease at which humans can access wolf habitat to harass, trap or shoot them. Research indicates that wolves were primarily extirpated fr om the northeastern United States by 1900. However, there have been a number of

credible observations of wolves r eported in the Northeast thr oughout the 20th century. According to various reports, a single female wolf was killed in western Maine in 1993, and in 1996 a second wolf was trapped and killed in central Maine. Another wolf-like caned was mistaken for a coyote and killed in 1997 in northern Vermont, and in 2001, a coyote hunter shot and killed a male wolf (85 lb.) in Day, NY. In early 2002, an appar ent wolf (64 lb.) was killed by a trapper in southeastern Quebec, less than 20 miles from the New Hampshire border, and in October 2006, a male wolf (91lb.) was shot in southern Quebec, near a location wher e a wolf pack had been established. These incidents, along with similar observations and physical evidence of large, unidentified ‘dogs’ in the northeast over recent years, has led some to believe wolves may actually be dispersing into the northeastern United States from habitat in southern Canada. Many of these unidentified ‘dogs’ have exhibited characteristics consistent with an animal that ranges in size somewhere between the eastern coyote and the gray wolf. Although it r emains uncertain at this time, incr easingly the scientific evidence suggests the historic wolf of the Northeast was more closely related to the r ed wolf than to the gray wolf. According to reports, a recent Geographic Information System analysis that evaluated the potential for wolf dispersal fr om southern Quebec and Ontario into the northeastern United States found that suf ficient suitable wolf habitat is available in theAdiron-

Fraser J. Sturgeon, 85

Mark E. Gagnon, 62

SARANAC LAKE — Fraser John Sturgeon, 85, passed away May 13, 201 1. Funeral services were held May 19 at St. Bernar d’s Church, Saranac Lake. FortuneKeough Funeral Home, Saranac Lake, was in char ge of arrangements.

CADYVILLE — Mark E. Gagnon, 62, passed away May 15, 201 1. Funeral services wer e held May 18 at Br own Funeral Home, Plattsbur gh, which was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in St. Alexander ’s Cemetery, Morrisonville.

Ruth E. Longinetti, 70

James R. Lopez, 65

JAY — Ruth Elizabeth Longinetti, 70, passed away May 13, 201 1. Funeral services wer e held May 20 at Holy Name Church, Au Sable Forks. Burial was in Holy Name Cemetery. Zaumetzer-Sprague Funeral Home, Au Sable Forks, was in charge of arrangements.

BURLINGTON, Vt. — James Robert Lopez, 65, formerly of Westport, passed away May 15, 2011. Funeral services were held May 18 at Christ the King Church, Burlington. Private burial services will be held at St. Philip Neri Catholic Chur ch, Westport, at the convenience of the family.

Robert E. Cantrell, 60 PLATTSBURGH — Robert E. “Uncle Bob” Cantrell, 60, passed away May 14, 2011. Funeral services wer e held May 19, 201 1 at the Salvation Army, Plattsburgh. Brown Funeral Home, Plattsburgh, was in charge of arrangements.

Brenda Lee Simpson, 45 WILLSBORO — Br enda Lee Simpson, 45, passed away May 14, 201 1. Funeral services wer e held May 21 at Huestis Funeral Home, W illsboro, which was also in charge of arrangements.

Gordon A. McCrea, 70 CHAMPLAIN — Gor don A. McCrea, 70, passed away May 16, 201 1. Funeral services wer e held May 19 at Thr ee Steeples United Methodist Chur ch, Champlain. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery , Champlain. M.B. Clark Funeral Home, Champlain, was in char ge of arrangements.

On May 5, 2011, the Fish and Wildlife Service proposed a new rule to eliminate federal protection for wolves throughout the central and eastern U.S. dack Park region of New York and in Maine and northern New Hampshire. Although there remain a number of potential dispersal corridors connecting existing wolf populations north of border with the expansive wolf habitat in Maine, New Hampshir e and New York, ther e ar e also significant physical barriers to such a dispersal, including the St. Lawrence River, several four lane highways, rail lines, and dense human developments that may prohibit the movement of a suf ficient number of wolves fr om Canada into Maine. A study on the feasibility of wolf reintroduction in the Adirondacks, conducted in 1999, revealed the habitat was suitable for sustaining a small population of gray wolves. However, due to the park’s fragmented natur e, and the lack of wild corridors linking occupied wolf areas to the north; it was determined that wolves would not be able to establish a viable, breeding population without

neral services were held May 23 at St-Andr ew United Chur ch, Hemmingford. J.M. Sharpe Funeral Home, Hemmingford, was in charge of arrangements.

Frank Cotter, 82 MINEVILLE — Frank Cotter , 82, passed away May 17, 201 1. Harland Funeral Home, Port Henry, was in charge of arrangements.

Roger J. Defayette, 72 SCIOTA — Roger J. Defayette, 72, passed away May 17, 201 1. Funeral services wer e held May 20 at St. Peter ’s Chur ch, Plattsburgh. Burial was in St. Louis de France Cemetery, Sciota. Br own Funeral Home, Plattsburgh, was in charge of arrangements.

Lenet T. King, 80 PLATTSBURGH — Lenet T . King, 80, passed away May 17, 2011. Funeral services were held May 21 at St. Peter ’s Chur ch, Plattsburgh. Entombment was in Whispering Maples Memorial Gardens, Plattsbur gh. R.W . Walker Funeral Home, Plattsburgh, was in charge of arrangements.

Florence E. Wilson, 87

Ellsworth M. Buchanan Jr., 91

HEMMINGFORD, Quebec — Florence Ethel W ilson, 87, passed away May 17, 201 1. Fu-

PLATTSBURGH — Ellsworth Morrison Buchanan Jr ., 91, passed away May 17, 2011.

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periodic human intervention. The study concluded that ecological conditions dictated against the successful reintroduction of gray wolves. Yet, stories and r eports of wolves persist and continue to circulate. Despite evidence to the contrary , we want to believe them. We want to believe ther e ar e still wolves and cougars out there; we want our woods to remain dangerous and mysterious. In some manner , this belief makes us brave, str ong and daring. If ther e are still wild animals stalking the local woods, our for est forays ar e no longer just a simple walk in the park; they become an adventur e. W e all need the excitement.

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

tery, Brainardsville.

Marilyn M. Williams, 77

Anthony L. Brooks, 57

MORRISONVILLE — Marilyn M. W illiams, 77, passed away May 18, 201 1. Funeral services were private. Hamilton Funeral Home, Per u, was in char ge of arrangements.

SARANAC LAKE — Anthony L. Brooks, 57, passed away May 18, 201 1. Funeral services wer e held May 24 at St. Bernar d's Cemetery, Saranac Lake. Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, Saranac Lake, was in char ge of arrangements.

Sally A. Blaise, 79 PLATTSBURGH — Sally A. Blaise, 79, passed away May 18, 2011. Funeral services were held May 23 at St. John’s Church, Keeseville. Burial was in Port Douglas Cemetery. Hamilton Funeral Home, Keeseville, was in charge of arrangements.

Alice L. Prenoveau, 98 PLATTSBURGH — Alice L. Prenoveau, 98, passed away May 18, 201 1. Funeral services wer e held May 21 at Our Lady of Victory Church, Plattsburgh. Burial was in St. Peter ’s Cemetery , Plattsburgh. Br own Funeral Home, Plattsbur gh, was in charge of arrangements.

Merle E. Otis, 87 MALONE — Merle E. ‘Babe” Otis, 87, passed away May 18, 2011. Funeral services were held May 22 at Chateaugay Funeral Home, Chateaugay, which was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in Brainar dsville Ceme-

Eva E. Bellows, 88 TUPPER LAKE — Eva E. Bellows, 88, passed away May 19, 2011. Funeral services were held May 23 at Stuart-FortuneKeough Funeral Home, T upper Lake, which was in char ge of arrangements. Burial was in Lakeview Cemetery.

Salvatore A. Corso CHAMPLAIN — Salvatore A. Corso passed away May 20, 201 1. Funeral services wer e private. R.W. W alker Funeral Home, Plattsburgh, was in char ge of arrangements.

Anthony R. Barber, 76 CHAZY LAKE — Anthony R. Barber, 76, passed away May 20, 2011. Funeral services were held May 25 at St. Joseph's Chur ch, Malone. Burial was in St. Joseph's Cemetery.

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(All events hosted in Plattsburgh unless otherwise stated.)

Friday.May.27.

CHESS CLUB MEETS. Plattsburgh Public Library, 19 Oak St., 2 p.m. 536-7437. ED SCHENK PERFORMS. Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 561-8142. GROOVE JUNKIES PERFORM. Naked Turtle, 1 Dock Street. 10 p.m. 518-566-6200. NATALIE AND COLIN WARD PERFORM. Meron’s Bar, 110 Bailey Ave. 7-10 p.m.

Saturday.May.28.

ED SCHENK PERFORMS. Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 561-8142.

Sunday.May.29.

ST. M ARY’S BAZAAR. St. Mary’s Academy, 1129 State Route 9, Champlain, 11 a.m.-6 p .m. Parade at 12 p.m. MEMORIAL D AY P ARADE. Downtown Chazy, 12 p.m. Hosted by Russell B. Childs Post 769. 846-8263. RSVP PERFORMS. Senior Citizens Council of Clinton County, 5139 N. Catherine St., 11 a.m. ED SCHENK PERFORMS. Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.561-8142.

Monday.May. 30.

MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVED. MEMORIAL D AY OBSERV ANCES. St. Patrick's Cemetery, 9 a.m.; Maple Hill Cemetery, 9:20 a.m.; St. Joseph's, 9:40 a.m.; and Dodge Memorial Library, 10 a.m., Rouses Point. Luncheon to follow at American Legion Post 912, 29 Pratt St., 11 a.m. MEMORIAL D AY OBSERVANCE. American Legion Post 20, 162 Quarry Road, 11 a.m. Guest speaker Brigadier General Joseph Brendler. MEMORIAL D AY OBSERV ANCE. Plattsburgh Barracks Veterans Park, PARC Oval, 1 p.m. Sponsored by Disabled Amer ican Veterans Chapter 179.

Tuesday.May.31.

TRIVIA NIGHT. Geoffrey's Pub, 5453 Peru St., 8 p.m. 561-3091. RSVP PERFORMS. Senior Citizens Council of Clinton County, 5139 N. Catherine St., 11 a.m.

Wednesday.June.1.

ADIRONDACK JAZZ ORCHESTR A PERFORMS. Olive R idley's, 37 C ourt St., 8-10 p .m. 324-2200. CDA CARD PARTY. Senior Citizen Council,

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5139 Nor th Cather ine Str eet. 6:30 p .m. $2 admission.

Thursday.June.2.

JOURNEY INTO READING. Champlain Centre M all, 60 Smithfield Blv d., 4:30-6:30 p .m. Reading for children up to age 16 with free book provided. Host ed at cent er cour t. w ww.journeyintoreading.org. KARAOKE WITH BEN BRIGHT AND ASHLEY KOLLAR. Olive Ridley's, 37 Court St., 8 p.m. 324-2200.

Friday.June.3.

CHESS CLUB MEETS. Plattsburgh Public Library, 19 Oak St., 2 p.m. 536-7437. “MURDERBALL” SCREENING. North Country Center for Independence, 102 Sharron Ave., 1-3 p.m. 563-9058. ANNUAL PICNIC ALGONQUIN CHAP. ADK MOUNTAIN CLUB. Rust and beige building on the hill above the parking lot, Cumberland Bay State Park, 5 p.m. Bring place setting, beverage, dish to share. Grills available. $4 parking fee. ED SCHENK PERFORMS. Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 561-8142. FOUR DOWN PERFORM . Nak ed Turtle, 1 Dock Street. 10 p.m. 518-566-6200.

Saturday.June.4.

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 C ounty Fairgrounds, 84 F airgrounds Road, Morrisonville. 7 p .m. Caller Bob LaBounty and cuer Walt Wall. 561-7167 or 4922057. ROSS MAFIA PERFORM. Naked T urtle, 1 Dock Street. 10 p.m. 518-566-6200.

Monday.June.6.

SCRABBLE GAME. Seniors Citizens Council of Clint on C ounty Senior C enter, 5139 N. Catherine St., 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 563-6186, ext. 102. HERSHEY TRACK AND FIELD GAMES FOR YOUTH. Saranac H igh School Track and F ield Complex at 4:30. Boys and girls age nine to 14. Bring bir th cer tificate. No spik e shoes . 5654750.

Tuesday.June.7.

TRIVIA NIGHT. Geoffrey's Pub, 5453 Peru St., 8 p.m. 561-3091.

Thursday.June.9.

JOURNEY INTO READING. Champlain Centre M all, 60 Smithfield Blv d., 4:30-6:30 p .m. Reading for children up to age 16 with free book provided. Host ed at cent er cour t. w ww.journeyintoreading.org. KARAOKE WITH BEN BRIGHT AND ASHLEY KOLLAR. Olive Ridley's, 37 Court St., 8 p.m. 324-2200. COAST GU ARD A UXILIARY/PLATTSBURGH FL OTILLA 15-08 MEE TING AND CLASS. South P lattsburgh Volunteer F ire D epartment, 4244 State Route 22, 7 p.m. Classes in seamanship and crew qualification. New members welcome. 293-7185.

Friday.June.10.

CHESS CLUB MEETS. Plattsburgh Public Library, 19 Oak St., 2 p.m. 536-7437. ED SCHENK PERFORMS. Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 561-8142. CRAIG HURTZ AND GLASS ONION PERFORM. Nak ed Turtle, 1 D ock Str eet. 6 and 10 p.m. 518-566-6200.

Saturday.June.11.

ED SCHENK PERFORMS. Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 561-8142. MEMORIAL BUT TERFLY RELEASE. Melissa Penfield Park, 11 a.m. Butterflies cost $17. 5618465. GLASS ONION PERFORMS. Naked Turtle, 1 Dock Street. 10 p.m. 518-566-6200.

Monday.June.13.

SCRABBLE GAME. Seniors Citizens Council of Clint on C ounty Senior C enter, 5139 N. Catherine St., 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 563-6186, ext. 102.

Tuesday.June.14.

TRIVIA NIGHT. Geoffrey's Pub, 5453 Peru St., 8 p.m. 561-3091. ACCES-VR (FORMERLY VESID) ORIENTATION. One Work Source, US Oval. 1-2 p.m.

Wednesday.June.15.

ACC E S S I B I L I T Y I N A L L B U S I N E S S E S . North Country Chamber of Commerce, Route 9. 9:30 a.m. to noon.

Thursday.June.16.

LUNCH AND LEARN. Noon t o 1:30 p .m. North C ountry C enter f or I ndependence, 102

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Sharron Avenue. 518-563-9058. JOURNEY INTO READING. Champlain Centre M all, 60 Smithfield Blv d., 4:30-6:30 p .m. Reading for children up to age 16 with free book provided. Host ed at cent er cour t. w ww.journeyintoreading.org. TEENS AND T WEENS LIBR ARY CLUB, Plattsburgh Public Librar y Auditorium, 19 Oak St., 3-4:30 p.m. 563-0921. KARAOKE WITH BEN BRIGHT AND ASHLEY KOLLAR. Olive Ridley's, 37 Court St., 8 p.m. 324-2200.

Friday.June.17.

CHESS CLUB MEETS. Plattsburgh Public Library, 19 Oak St., 2 p.m. 536-7437. ED SCHENK PERFORMS. Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 561-8142. RODNEY PUTNAM AND TEN Y EAR VAMP PERFORM. Naked Turtle, 1 D ock Str eet. 518566-6200. 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. RELAY FOR LIFE. Clinton C ounty F airgrounds. Registration $10 pr ior to June 3, $20 after June 3. C ontract: stalk er@jceo.org, 518 578-6010. 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. next day. MOVIE: “WHAT’S EA TING GILBERT GRAPE?” North Country Center for Independence, 102 Shar ron A venue. 518-563-9058. 1-3 p.m.

Saturday.June.18.

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 C ounty Fairgrounds, 84 F airgrounds Road, Morrisonville. 7 p.m. Caller Nick Martellacci and cuer Mo Wall. 561-7167 or 4922057. TEN YEAR VAMP PERFORMS. Naked Turtle, 1 Dock Street. 10 p.m. 518-566-6200.

Sunday.June.19. FATHER’S DAY OBSERVED.

Monday.June.20.

SCRABBLE GAME. Seniors Citizens Council of Clint on C ounty Senior C enter, 5139 N. Catherine St., 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 563-6186, ext. 102.

Tuesday.June.21.

TRIVIA NIGHT. Geoffrey's Pub, 5453 Peru St., 8 p.m. 561-3091. DISABILITY WORK INCENTIVES W ORK-

SHOP. North Country Center for Independence, 102 Shar ron A venue. 2 t o 3:30 p .m. 518-5639058.

Thursday.June.23.

JOURNEY INTO READING. Champlain Centre M all, 60 Smithfield Blv d., 4:30-6:30 p .m. Reading for children up to age 16 with free book provided. Host ed at cent er cour t. w ww.journeyintoreading.org. KARAOKE WITH BEN BRIGHT AND ASHLEY KOLLAR. Olive Ridley's, 37 Court St., 8 p.m. 324-2200.

Friday.June.24.

CHESS CLUB MEETS. Plattsburgh Public Library, 19 Oak St., 2 p.m. 536-7437. ED SCHENK PERFORMS. Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 561-8142. PARTY WOLF PERFORMS. Naked Turtle, 1 Dock Street. 10 p.m. 518-566-6200.

Saturday.June.25.

ED SCHENK PERFORMS. Michele’s Fine Dining, 5131 U.S. Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 561-8142. PARTY WOLF PERFORMS. Naked Turtle, 1 Dock Street. 10 p.m. 518-566-6200.

Monday.June.27.

SCRABBLE GAME. Seniors Citizens Council of Clint on C ounty Senior C enter, 5139 N. Catherine St., 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 563-6186, ext. 102.

Tuesday.June.28.

TRIVIA NIGHT. Geoffrey's Pub, 5453 Peru St., 8 p.m. 561-3091. RSVP PERFORMS. Senior Citizens Council of Clinton County, 5139 N. Catherine St., 11 a.m. ACCES-VR (FORMERLY VESID) ORIENTATION. 1 to 2 p.m., at One Work Source, US Oval.

Thursday.June.30.

JOURNEY INTO READING. Champlain Centre M all, 60 Smithfield Blv d., 4:30-6:30 p .m. Reading for children up to age 16 with free book provided. Host ed at cent er cour t. w ww.journeyintoreading.org. KARAOKE WITH BEN BRIGHT AND ASHLEY KOLLAR. Olive Ridley's, 37 Court St., 8 p.m. 324-2200. STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL. United Methodist Church, 127 Beekman St. Noon-7 p.m. Meal and desert $8, under 10 $5. D esert and bev erage only $5. Booksale open 11 a.m. 563-2992.

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This Month in History - MAY 28th - President Franklin D. Roosevelt pushes a button that opens San Fransisco’s Golden Gate Bridge. (1937) 29th - Sir Edmund Hillary is on top of the world. He is the first person to reach the summit of Mt. Everest. (1953)

This Month in History - JUNE 1st - Ed Sullivan’s final show. (1971) 2nd - Congress grants U.S. citizenship to people of American Indian descent.(1924)

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ATTN: GARAGE SALE ENTHUSIASTS! Buying or selling second-hand treasures?The New York State Consumer Protection Board, in conjunction with the FreeCommunity Papers of New York, recommends checking the following websites tohelp assure that the item has not been recalled or the subject of a safety warning:http://www.recalls.gov and the Consumer Product Safety Commission atwww.cpsc.gov. For other important recall and product safety information visit theConsumer Protection Board website at www.nysconsumer.gov GIANT MULTI-FAMILy Yard Sale to benefit Lakeside School. 4 Harbourview Terrace, Westport. Sat. May 21st. 9am 5pm; Sun. May 22nd 9am-3pm. Furniture, household & sporting goods, toys, clothes, books, children’s items and more! HUGE PORCH and GARAGE SALE Memorial Day Weekend Sat/Sun/Mon 10:003:00 downtown W estport 6548 Main Street (aka Rt 9N between Everybody’ s and the train Depot). Tools, garden supplies, electronics, outdoor gear, books, CDs and much more. Rain or shine) HUGE SALE Friday, May 27th & Saturday , May 28th, 8am-3pm, 1031 Route 9N Keeseville, Exit 34 Northway . Antiques, Furniture, Household Items, Freezer , Organ and Books. MULTI-FAMILY Yard Sale Lake Placid, 205 Mill Pond Drive Jewelry ,Clothes, Harley Apparel, Dishes, Furniture & More. May 28th & 29th Starting at 9am. THE DEPOT THEATRE: SUPER COLOSSAL rummage sale May 27-29. Fri/Sat 9a-4p, Sun 9a-1p. Furniture, household, clothing. W estport NY - Exit 31. depottheatre.org

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DR FIELD & Brush Mower , 13HP, $900.00. 518-962-4040. ROTOTILLER 10HP Mainline Goldoni Gear Driven No Belts No Chains Wheel Clutches For Turning Steel Cable Rewind Start Much More. $1,500. 518-494-4145.

PETS & SUPPLIES AMERICAN BULLDOG Pups, NKC Reg., Family Raised, Top Bloodlines, Ready 6/10, Parents on Premises, Shots/Wormed, Health Guarantee, $800 & Up. www.coldspringskennel.com 518-597-3090

FAMILY RAISED AKC registered chocolate Lab puppies. First shots. $400. 518-5290165 or 315-244-3855. FOR SALE 3 Adorable Guinea Pigs, One Albino, Two Multi Banned, 6 Weeks Old, $25 Each. Call 518-597-9422.

SPORTING GOODS JUNIOR/TEEN Golf Clubs, Excellent Condition, Used One Year, Graphite Shafts, For 12-15 Year Olds. Originally $200, Asking $60. 518-798-3433.

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14.5 ft. Larson Fiber Glass Boat w/ 68hp, 2cy Johnson on ezload trailer , Wintered in garage, $1500. 518-643-9742.

1964 FORD 4000 4cyl., gas. Industrial loader & Industrial Front End, 12 spd. Sherman Transmission, pie weights, 3 pt. hitch & PTO. $6200. 518-962-2376

1990 STARCRAFT Model 160, open bow w/1987 Evinrude 70hp motor on 1990 Shorelander trailer . Good condition. $3,000/OBO. 518-359-3264.

CARS FOR SALE 2010 MUSTANG, Pony Package. Midnight blue metallic, V -6 Automatic. One owner , non-smoker. Stored in winter . 4,800 miles. Showroom condition. $23,000. 518-4935670

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MOTORCYCLE/ ATV

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REC VEHICLES SALES/RENTALS

1966 SHASTA 16’ Camper, tow behind, sleeps 2 or 3, excellent shape, $500. 518946-7207.

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MOBILE HOME FOR SALE 1993 3 bedroom, 2 bath Mobile H ome, screened porch, deck, storage shed, nice park in lake Clear , fully furnished, $25,000 OBO. 518-891-9617 or 518-637-4710 3-BEDROOM Double wide on 1.3 acres on W ells Hill Rd, Lewis NY . Asking $65,000.315-783-8946.

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CORNELL COOPERATIVE Extension in Plattsburgh seeks PT 4-H Youth Development Educator with Associates Degree. Contact 518-561-7450. EOE. People of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

ESSEX COUNTY Horace Nye Home Announces Continuous Per Diem V acancies for Registered Professional Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse. For more information contact Essex County Personnel, 7551 Court Street, PO Box 217, Elizabethtown, NY 12932 (518) 873-3360 or at http://www.co.essex.ny.us/AJAX/personnel.a spx

CORNELL COOPERATIVE Extension in Plattsburgh seeks PT Horticulture Educator with Associates Degree or 4 yrs experience in gardening and volunteer mgt. Contact 518- MORIAH CENTRAL School announces anticipated vacancies for Registered 561-7450. EOE. People of diverse backProfessional Nurse, Custodian (Part Time), grounds are encouraged to apply. Custodian/Bus Driver. Applicants must reside EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITY to operate in the Moriah Central School District. For Boutique & Gourmet Treat Shop and Internet more information contact Essex County Site. E arn up t o $80,00 0 a year . Email Personnel, 7551 Court Street, PO Box 217, AUTOMOTIVE PREP/DETAIL Competent, joan_c2001@yahoo.com or call 518-585Elizabethtown, NY 12932 (518) m873-3360 hard working, detailed oriented person look- 6717. or at http://www .co.essex.ny.us/AJAX/pering to work in long established car dealersonnel.aspx ship. Competitive pay and benefits. Contact Customer Satisfaction is our trademark and our reputation. Tim at 873-6386. Call and place your listing at 1-800-989-4237 PROCESS MAIL! Pay W eekly! FREE Supplies! Bonuses! Genuine! Helping Homeworkers since 1992! Call 1-888-3021522 www.howtowork-fromhome.com

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*Tax, title, reg. not included. †12,000 miles per year, 48 month lease.

2010 Buick Lacrosse CX

2011 Chevy Malibu LT

2011 Chevy Avalanche LT

2011 Chevy 1500 Reg. Cab

4x4

Stk#CQ166

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MSRP $28,735 $ Adk. Chevy Disc. -935 Rebate -2,300 $

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38,300

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2003 Ford Taurus SES

2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT

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2008 Buick Lacrosse CX

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2003 Chevy Suburban LT

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NEW 2011 FORD ESCAPE XLT

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