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Ti chamber adds members History Days TICONDEROGA — Middle and high school students from the North Country won top prizes at North Country History Day at Ticonderoga’s Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center March 12

Easter egg hunt scheduled CROWN P OINT — Crown Point Youth Commission will hold an Easter egg hunt Saturday, April 16, at 10 a.m. in Veterans Park. Toddlers to third grade are welcome. Children should bring their own basket . The Easter Bunny will attend. For information or to volunteer call Penny Comes 597-9374.

A dolphin Adventure

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fred@denpubs.com TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce is growing. The local chamber now has 175 members with the addition of 17 new businesses since Matthew Courtright became Matt Courtright executive diTi Chamber Director rector in September. “I am thrilled to be working with and serving all of our members, including our newest members, since I have started in September,” Courtright said. “We are delighted to welcome the new members to the TACC family. A chamber membership

Travis Hunsdon of Crown Point was able to swim with dolphins during a recent visit to Hawaii with his mother, Valerie. His St. Mary's School first grade classmates in Ticonderoga were able to watch his adventure via Internet web cam. Photo provided

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Donations sought for annual celebration in Schroon

Schroon Library July 4th money needed offers classes SCHROON LAKE — The Schroon Lake Public Library will be offer free computer training classes at on Tuesday, April 5. People will be taught to create a document using Microsoft Word, spreadsheet tips and tricks using Microsoft Excel. There will be an open lab 10 to 11 a.m. with free computer use; a class on basic word processing with Microsoft Word 11 a.m. to noon; a class on basic internet skills at 12:45 p.m.; and a class on basic spreadsheets with MicroSoft Excel 2 to 3 p.m. For further information contact the library at 532-7737 ext. 13.

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fred@denpubs.com SCHROON LAKE — Fundraising for the annual Schroon Lake Independence Day celebration is under way. Kate Huston, event chairwoman, said money is needed to secure bands for the community July 4th parade and to plan other activities. “I am, once again, asking for early donations to help get the parade started again this year,” Huston said. “I am definitely in better shape starting out this year than I was last year, but I still need

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donations to come in early so we be mailed to mailed to Box 614, can secure the bands and other acSchroon Lake, NY 12870. Checks Everyone was tivities that we put on each year.” should be made payable to the 4th Huston said people were very of July Fund. For more informaso wonderful last generous in their support last tion contact Huston at 532-9745 or year, and the mon- www.info@newyorktroutfishyear. She said donations came from local residents as well as ing.com ey just started summer residents living as far “Any amount you can afford in coming in. away as California. this slow economy would be “Everyone was so wonderful — Kate Huston greatly appreciated,” Huston last year and the money just startsaid. ed coming in,” Huston said. “It Plans for the annual parade are enabled me, with the help of many already taking shape. other people, to put on the great parade we had.” “We are also looking for (parade) participants,” Donations for the 2011 July 4th celebration can See SCHROON, page 12

PORT HENRY — Madge Genier didn’t realize how busy she was until she was named Volunteer of the Year by the Retired & Senior Program of Essex County. Genier, a Mineville resident, logged 1,806.5 hours in 2010 knitting for the Holidays for Sharing program, which provides warm items for residents of nursing homes and Christmas gifts for ACAP-Head Start children. “I didn’t know I worked that hard,” she joked. “I’ve always crocheted; it’s something I enjoy doing, so I might as well do

something people can benefit from.” RSVP has over 30 knitters and crochet artists producing warm garments for children. In 2010 they logged 6,253 hours in the Holiday for Sharing program, knitting baby hats, blankets and sweaters for needy children and senior citizens. “Madge is dedicated to the program,” said Barb Brassard, RSVP director. “Not only does she knit, she organizes all the yarn donated to the group and takes care of the program. She’s a real asset to our community.” Genier and other RSVP volunteers will be honored at an appreciation luncheon See MORIAH, page 9

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fred@denpubs.com TICONDEROGA — It takes money to retain the unofficial title of “Best Fourth in North.” With that in mind the committee planning the annual Ticonderoga Fourth of July celebration will host a fundraising dinner Saturday, April 9, at the Knights of Columbus. The dinner-dance will follow the 13th annual Best Fourth in the North Alumni Basketball Tournament held earlier that day. Cocktail hour will be 6 to 7 p.m. and an Italian dinner will be served 7 to 8 p.m. Raffle and door prizes will be awarded at 8 p.m. followed by dancing to music provided by Decibel Entertainment. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at Century 21, the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce or from any committee member. For more information call 585-2233. This year ’s theme is focused on looking back on past Ticonderoga Independence Days. People are asked to bring a favorite July 4th photo to receive a door prize ticket. The dinner-dance will follow the Best Fourth in the North Alumni Basketball Tournament. “For more than a decade the basketball alumni have gathered at the Ticonderoga High School gym to help support the Best Fourth in the North basketball tournament,” said Bob Dedrick, who chairs the event. “This year is no exception. Alumni who graduated in the early (19)80s to the most recent grads all converge at the gym to renew friendships, relive memories, get a chance to pit their skills against common opponents and help raise funds for the Fourth of July celebration.” Players are asked to come to the school at 11 a.m. The tournament, featuring former Ticonderoga High School cagers, will begin at noon in the school gym with a three-point shooting contest at 11:45 a.m. The day will feature four games, the final two the consolation and championship games. Teams are determined by the year of graduation to allow graduates to compete with players who were on the roster while in high school. “Each game is closely contested, where youth usually competes against experience,” Dedrick said. The annual event serves as an unofficial reunion and a fundraiser for the community’s annual Fourth of July celebration. “This event continues to be is an annual fund raiser for the Fourth of July,” Dedrick said. “As in the past an admission fee is collected and it is hoped that the community will help support this organization and salute the former players and the referees who so generously devote their time.” The July 4th celebration committee will refreshments. All proceeds will go toward Ticonderoga’s 2011 Fourth of July celebration. For more information contact Dedrick at 585-7408.

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‘Nuisance’ law not yet ready By Fred Herbst

fred@denpubs.com TICONDEROGA — Ticonderoga’s proposed “nuisance” property law will have to wait at least another month. The proposed legislation wasn’t ready for a scheduled public hearing in March. Town board members then discussed holding a hearing prior to their April 14 meeting, but that won’t happen either. Tonya Thompson, town clerk, said the proposed law still isn’t complete. Even if the measure is completed before the next town board meeting, state law requires that the public have 10 days to review the document before a hearing. “It looks like the public hearing will actually be in May,” Thompson said. The proposed “nuisance” property law is an attempt by the Ti town board to spruce up dilapidated buildings, clean up garbage, eliminate junk and make the community more attractive. The town board hopes residents will voluntarily clean up properties, but are preparing to deal with “nuisance” properties through law enforcement. The proposed law claims the town board has identified properties that “substantially and seriously interfere with the interest of the public in the quality of life and total community environment, commerce in the town, property values and public health, safety, peace, comfort, conveniences and general wel-

fare.” The proposed law allows for enforcement and penalties. The penalties include up to a $1,000 fine, suspension of a certificate of occupancy, closure of a building and “any action necessary to abate the nuisance, including but not limited to cleaning, painting, repairing or demolishing and building, structure or place” at owner expense. “It gives the town the ability to take action,” explained Matt Fuller, town attorney. “It’s not something you’ll use often, but it’ll be there when you need it.” The proposed law, which would replace a series of other laws the town board feels are inadequate, has the support of the town public safety committee, the town police, the town codes enforcement office and the Ticonderoga Main Street Partnership, Supervisor Deb Malaney said. Trustee Steve Whitford said enforcing the law, if adopted, will be an emphasis this summer. To make that point, he asked the town board to expand the town codes enforcement office during its February meeting. The office now has a full-time and part-time employee responsible for inspecting properties. Whitford asked that the part-time position be made full-time. Malaney said she understands the importance of code enforcement, but opposed making the second codes position fulltime, citing budget constraints. After discussion, the board agreed to a compromise. The parttime codes position will increase from 21 hours a week to 30.

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he year was 1998, and our managing editor was floating placidly on Schroon Lake with his family, while the fireworks display they watched reflected brightly off the water like a mirror. He decided to moor the boat near the Word of Life Island and was shocked by what he found underwater. After the fireworks, he reached for the anchor rope that held the boat in place, but it would not budge from the lake’s floor. “I wasn’t sure if I had caught a log, or what, so I started to put my back into it and it slowly, painstakingly made its way up,” he recalled. What the family saw rise to the surface attached to the anchor was no log. Instead, it was a six-inch thick green cable with the words “Danger: High Voltage” printed on the side. It was the electricity source feeding the island — which had been long ago buried on the lake bottom by the power company. Are recreational users of Lake Champlain in for a similar fate some day soon? A proposal is now in the approval phase that would lay two five-inch power lines underwater along the length of Lake Champlain, the Champlain Canal and Hudson River. The concept is to feed New York City with “clean, renewable power” from Montreal to offset a growing demand there and help lower some of the highest electricity rates in the country. But at what cost to the North Country? The company charged with building the line — Canadian-based Transmission Developers Inc. (TDI) — says the environmental impacts will be minimal. They say the line will be monitored by a special fiber-optic coating that will automatically switch the power off should the line become untangled or penetrated. They say the electro-magnetic field surrounding the 1,000-Megawatt line (that is 100 times more powerful than the one that feeds Word of Life Island) will have no detriment to fish or plant life. Let’s face it. This power line is unprecedented. It would be the largest undertaking of its kind in the region and it deserves tremendous scrutiny

before utility companies are allowed to reap the financial rewards from its existence in our waterways. And, as Mike Winslow of the Lake Champlain Committee pointed out, the people of this region should see more of a benefit than watching a cable reel boat float by from Ballard Park in Westport. An economic analysis filed on behalf of the promoter to the New York Public Service Commission in July 2010 estimates that the projected line would save New York customers $8.1 billion on their electricity bills over the first 10 years of operations, between 2015 and 2024. If that’s truly the case, than utility companies surely stand to gain many times that amount. Certainly they will have the ability to afford cleanup efforts in the areas where they will benefit from using the region’s natural resources for their personal gain, both before and after they are here. While it is nice that our neighbors to the south will benefit from this project, the reality is it will do nothing for the local population. TDI says it will provide annual financial assistance for environmental projects in the Lake Champlain Basin. But that assistance needs to be appreciable and it needs to be long-lasting. Moreover, part of the approval should be a requirement that money be put away to monitor, repair or even remove the line should it be deemed in any way an environmental hazard. Residents would have been better served if officials had as much foresight with past environmental disasters such as the PCB pollution in the Hudson River, instead of listening to politicians whose jobs are too intrinsically linked to deep-pocketed business interests. Let’s think very hard before we leave another environmental anchor in our lake for future generations to deal with. We’ve had enough of that. This editorial is the collaborative opinion of a board comprised of Thom Randall, Lindsay Yandon, Fred Herbst, Lou Varricchio, Keith Lobdell, Jer emiah Papineau, Andy Flynn and John Gereau. Comments may be dir ected to denpubs@denpubs.com.

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Open house planned To the Times of Ti: In keeping with a state and nationwide effort, the Hague Volunteer Fire Department is scheduling an open house on Saturday, April 9. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. there will be free blood pressure screening, chair massage, car wash, snacks and ongoing tours of the facility and equipment. Following the open house at 5 p.m. we will serve a fried turkey dinner, complete with country smashed potatoes, stuffing, green beans, rolls, butter and dessert. Tickets will be $12 for adults and $8 for children ages 5-12. Children younger than 5 will be free. This event has been planned to be interesting and fun for for adults and children, so be sure to bring your kids, and even a few of the neighbors. This is a chance to come and check us out and see if you or someone you know might make a potential new member to help us better serve our community. Joe McCranels Information Officer Hague Volunteer Fire Department

Letters to the Editor Councilman responds To the Times of Ti: My February letters to the Times of Ti referenced inaccurate statements reported regarding $45,000 of debt in the Crown Point Water District. Supervisor (Bethany) Kosmider ’s recent letters contain accusations concerning the sewer district, a completely different entity. She falsely states “Mr. Walters admitted that the sewer department borrowed $45,251 from the town in 2009.” I made a motion at the March 10, 2011, board meeting to “repay general fund $45,251 from the sewer fund with interest.” I also stated that this was to repay the loan or inter-fund transfer made May 26, 2010. This motion passed and is recorded in the minutes of the meeting. The current board, supervisor included, voted unanimously at a special meeting held May 26, 2010, to make this loan. The minutes of this meeting are on page 548 of the minutes book kept on file at the town clerk’s office. As I stated at the March 10 meeting, this loan should have been paid back by the end of 2010. Personnel issues, that are currently in litigation, caused the fall sewer bills to be sent out two months late pushing the receipt of those revenues into 2011. The timing of

billings and the due date of debt payments have always created cash flow problems. When the money became available I then proposed to repay the loan. This “illegal act” was committed by the current supervisor and board. She suggests that we “should have borrowed the money from the bank.”.This would have incurred even more costs for the district such as higher interest rates and attorney’s fees. If the charges against us are that we saved the district money and the sentence is a rebuke from the State Comptroller ’s Office then I plead guilty. I don’t try to deny that I was involved. Proponents of “open government” would put all meeting minutes on the town’s website and provide residents with accurate and unbiased information. Everybody could then see how absurd these allegations are. Instead they get personal opinions written in newsletters that are posted at taxpayers’ expense. Tom Walters Town Councilman Crown Point

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To the Times of Ti: The Northern Lake George Rotary would like to thank the following local businesses who were very generous in supporting the Beste Scholarship silent auction by donating items and gift certificates to benefit local students and community service projects: Adirondack Extreme, Best Western Ticonderoga Inn & Suites, Burleigh Luncheonette, Carillon Restaurant, Corner Cafe, Country Florist & Gifts, Eddie’s Restaurant, Fort Ticonderoga, Gore Mountain Ski Resort, Hacker Boat Company, Hague Firehouse Restaurant, Hague Market, Hancock House Museum, Hot Biscuit Diner, Jay’s Sunoco, Juniper Designs & Gifts, Lake George Steamboat Company, McDonald’s Restaurant, Montcalm Liquors, Olde Mill Cafe, Sagamore Resort and Conference Center, Sassy N Classy Styles, Silver Bay YMCA of the Adirondacks, Snug Harbor Marina, Subway Restaurant, Sugar & Spice Country Shoppe, Sunshine Laundry, Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union, Ticonderoga Paint & Decorating Center, Times of Ti, Ti-Pi Pizzeria, Two Brothers Meat Market, Wagon Wheel Restaurant, Walmart and Yankee Marina. Supporting educational and leadership opportunities is a high priority. Rotary supplies musical instruments to middle school children, helps with Boy Scout projects, supports local food pantries, volunteer fire departments, Tiny Tim and many additional needs in our local community. We sincerely thank all individuals and businesses who help make this possible. Beth Barton-Navitsky President, Northern Lake George Rotary Club Hague

The nuclear age To the Times of Ti: The nuclear crisis in Japan reminds us of the urgent need to develop renewable energy sources. In Vermont, though, controversy rages over which types of renewable energy development are appropriate. But this debate is actually moot. It doesn’t matter whether one believes that wind turbines work or not, or are acceptable on ridge lines. It is a fact of physics that ridge line wind in the Eastern US has very little potential to replace coal and nuclear. According to Department of Energy figures, if all of the onshore commercially viable wind resource of the Eastern United States were developed, only about 17 gigawatts of conventional generation could be offset at best, and probably much less in practice. Compare this with the fact that US demand for electricity is equivalent to 450 gigawatts of continually operating generation, and that electricity accounts for only about one third of our energy consumption. Only a massive expansion of solar generation has the potential at present to significantly reduce conventional generation in the Eastern U.S. Wind power from offshore or from the Midwest might also contribute in principle, but it is not certain that either resource will be environmentally or economically acceptable. We would be much better off focusing on ramping up solar now, and accelerating its cost reduction in the process, rather than pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into an approach that will mainly just devastate our mountaintop ecosystems, our eco-tourism based economy, and divide our closely knit communities into warring camps. Ben Luce Lyndon, Vt.

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don't legislators have more important things to do than play musical office suites? I also overheard and saw what I assumed were professional lobbyists, various union groups, school children and everyday citizens who looked like they were bussed in to perhaps represent those who might be affected by pending issues. Some wore names tags, group representation stickers or themed identical T-shirts. Others carried signs, and still others were passing out position fliers. Overall, there was a complete mix of the state’s melting pot. As we waited to see some Assembly and Senate members, you could hear through the walls both happy and certainly more than a few unhappy constituents who — in heated language — made their concerns known. Some of the officials we spoke with were engaging, some entertaining and others not very engaged at all. I observed many different emotions during my day’s stay in Albany. As I drove home and reflected on what I had heard and observed, it dawned on me that nobody expressed the

emotion of fear. I came away with the feeling that no one there seemed overly distraught about the many financial problems facing the state. It was more a sense of business as usual, problems to face, positions to defend, turf to protect, but I never saw the face of fear. Was the reason because we have too many safety nets in our society? Or is it because folks, as they look at the massive state budget, figure if they argue, scream and threaten loud enough, they’ll get what they want? You can't blame them; those tactics have worked in the past. I did sense that the winds of change are blowing in Albany. We can only hope our elected officials have the backbone and courage (because they sure don't have the money) to stand up to those who want to maintain the status quo. If my business were in debt comparable to the state of New York, I know many things would be handled differently than they are today. Unfortunately, I did not sense that the movers and shakers at the state capitol are in a “crisis management mode” yet. At least many seem to be aware that a day of reckoning is on the horizon. Dan Alexander is publisher and owner of Denton Publications. He may be reached at dan@denpubs.com.

What adults? To the Times of It: Could I answer your question in last Friday’s Times of Ti? You wonder where the adults have gone, They haven’t gone anywhere because they never developed in the first place. Think of the child in the market cart, reaching for an attractive package and screaming, “Cause I want it!” Well, those children are older but not grown up. They still want it, and they want it now. My sister and I are our 80s and remember with pleasure our childhood; it was wartime, the early 1940s. I went with my sister to purchase a war bond. I was the beneficiary! We had booklets for our stamps, a dime at a time to buy a war bond. We lauded my mother when she made the new ‘chiffon cake’ which didn’t need butter. We used bacon grease to “butter” our beans and honey to sweeten rhubarb pie. Our second car was a gas-eater so Pop put it up on blocks and used it for back up as gas supply. We had an “A Gas Card,” no unnecessary trips. Cooking decent meals was a challenge but we all had “victory gardens” and grew what we could. I remember our asparagus; it was sensational! Mom volunteered on the “ration board” and we listened to the news on the radio every night. It was a time of togetherness. The blackmarketeers were the real criminals. If it made us all better people I wonder if we didn’t spoil our own children as a result. Mary R. Beal Westport

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Fort hosts History Day event TICONDEROGA — Middle and high school students from the North Country won top prizes at North Country History Day at Ticonderoga’s Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center March 12. Winners will advance to compete at New York State History Day in Cooperstown on April 29. “It’s really gratifying to see students in junior high and high school excited about history,” said Rich Strum, Fort Ticonderoga’s director of education and regional coordinator for New York State History Day. “These students have invested a great deal of time in historical research and pulling together compelling projects about debate and diplomacy in history. It’s great to see their creativity unleashed in this way.” “Debate and Diplomacy: Successes, Failures, Consequences” is the 2011 theme for National History Day. Champlain National Bank helped support the North Country History Day Regional Contest, a regional program coordinated by Fort Ticonderoga. Winners in the North Country Region include: — Jonathan Brassard, Cole Gaddor, Kyle Gifaldi, Megan Maloy, and Dylan

Scozzafava from Moriah Central School, who took first place in the senior group website category with their website “The Great Debate.” — Nathan Wilhelm from Edison Home School, who took first place in the junior individual website category with his website “The Panama Canal: A Land Divided / A World United.” — Emily Powers and Mackenzie Strum from Ticonderoga Middle School, who took first place in the junior group exhibit category with their exhibit “Who Really Discovered DNA?” — Makayla Holt and Amanda Hurlburt from St. Mary’s School, Ticonderoga, who took second place in the junior group exhibit category with their exhibit “The Salem Witchcraft Trials.” A report released earlier this month by the American Association for State and Local History found that student participation in the National History Day program “had a marked impact on their knowledge of history.” The report found that the program instilled an interest in both historical events and issues, taught students how to dig deeper into historical issues, and motivated them to ask questions and analyze historical evidence. National History Day is the nation’s leading pro-

Beth Hill, executive director of Fort Ticonderoga, congratulates Emily Powers and Mackenzie Strum from Ticonderoga Middle School during North Country History Day activities. Powers and Strum took first place in the junior group exhibit category with their exhibit “Who Really Discovered DNA?” gram for history education in the schools. Students research history topics of their choice related to an annual theme and create exhibits, documentaries, performances, research papers, and website designs. They may enter in competition at the regional, state, and national level. Fort Ticonderoga hosts teacher workshops about History Day each fall in the North Country and Strum is available to meet with teachers at their schools to introduce the program. Teachers and students from Clinton, Essex, Franklin, and Warren coun-

ties interested in participating in North Country History Day during the 2011-12 school year should contact Strum at rstrum@fort-ticonderoga.org or at 585-6370. Fort Ticonderoga offers programs, tours, demonstrations and exhibits each day from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 20- Oct. 20. The 2011 season will feature “The Art of War: Ticonderoga as Experienced through the Eyes of America’s Great Artists” exhibit highlighting the fort’s art collection. A full schedule and information on events can be found at www.FortTiconderoga.org

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Dole Middle School students from Hawaii visiting Ticonderoga pose at Fort Ticonderoga during a tour there. Their teachers, Karlene Kauleinamoki, center, and Viva Inouye accompanied them on the student exchange to Ticonderoga Middle School.

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Port Henry church returns to its roots Lake Champlain Bible Fellowship renovating building

By Fred Herbst

fred@denpubs.com PORT HENRY — A century old church has rediscovered its calling. The former Port Henry Methodist Church, built in 1872, is again a house of worship after nearly two decades as a restaurant. The church, appropriately located at 6 Church St., is the new home of the Lake Champlain Bible Fellowship. “We were looking for a place, a place in the middle of a community for our ministry,” explained Pastor Tom Smith. “We wanted a church where people could walk in, where we were a part of the community. This is perfect.” While the Lake Champlain Bible Fellowship is new to Port Henry, it’s not new. Affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention, the church started as Bible study group in Moriah 20 years ago under the direction of the Lake Placid Baptist Church. Membership grew. The church began holding services at the Mineville VFW five years ago and began looking for a permanent home. “We purchased this building last October,” Smith said. “We’re in the process of renovations, but we’re holding services.” It was also last October that Smith, who lives in jay, was installed as pastor. he’s a retired Lake Placid school teacher.

About 60-70 people are attending services each Sunday at the Port Henry church, the pastor said. A fellowship period begins at 10 a.m. with worship at 10:30 every Sunday. “We have young families, we have senior adults,” Smith said of the congregation. “We have a nice mix of Tom Smith people.” Pastor of the Lake The renovation work at Champlain Bible Fellowship the church is extensive. It started with a new roof and the removal of more than a ton of pigeon waste from the steeple. “We had quite a mess,” Smith said, “but we’re making progress.” Upstairs is a sanctuary, with all new windows. Downstairs is a fellowship hall, kitchen, Sunday School/nursery and office space. The renovation work is expected to continue several more months, In fact, a mission team from North Carolina will be coming to Port Henry to work on the church in June. But while the work goes on, church activities continue. Besides weekly services, the church has hosted a Thanksgiving dinner that attracted 100 people. The pastor hopes to open a thrift shop and food pantry. “When I look out these windows and see people walking

by I see an opportunity for ministry,” Smith said. The Lake Champlain Bible Fellowship is committed to community service, Smith said. “We’re a very service-oriented church,” he said. “We want to be involved in the community. We helped out last Labor Day (during Moriah’s annual town celebration) and we provide school supplies to students in need. We want to participate in everything in the community.” The church has even constructed a shanty for ice fishing. “We’ll take our ministry wherever the people are,” Smith smiled. “If it means catching a few smelt, that’s what we’ll do.” The pastor believes the way to salvation is through people. “If you help people and families improve their circumstances you improve a community,” he said. “We believe our church needs to be authentic and live out the example taught be Jesus. We want to take things from the Good Book to make a good life.” The Lake Champlain Bible Fellowship is now in the process of “constituting,” which means it is breaking its relationship with the Lake Placid Baptist Church to become independent. “We’ll always be connected,” Smith said of the Lake Placid relationship. “We have a great love and appreciation for what they’ve done for us.” For more information on the Lake Champlain Bible Fellowship people can call the church at 546-4200, call Smith at 524-1117 or go online at www.lcbible.org

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April 27 at the Daisy Morton Center in Moriah. “We appreciate all the hard work by Madge and all our volunteers,” Brassard said. “The value of our volunteers’ gift of time to our communities is irreplaceable and we thank each and every one of them.” Brassard noted the week of April 10 is National Volunteer Week. “The Retired & Senior Program of Essex County would like to recognize all of our 371 volunteers who serve at 83 stations and have logged over 55,500 hours in fiscal year 2010,” she said. “The RSVP staff is joined by the RSVP Advisory Group and our town and county officials in saluting our volunteers.” While Genier may be best known for her work with the Holiday for Sharing program, it’s hardly her only volunteer effort. She works regularly with the Meals and Wheels program, is a member of the Moriah Senior Arts & Crafts Club and is a regular at the Moriah Nutrition Site. She also served on the Moriah 911 committee. She has been an RSVP volunteer since 1998. “If something needs to be done I’ll help out if I can,” Genier said. “I have time.” The “Holiday for Sharing” program is Genier ’s pride and joy, though. “It really gives me a good feeling to know I’m making something someone else can needs,” she said. In naming Genier Volunteer of the Year, RSVP also cited other program participants. It gave “honorable mention” to Bernice Mayer of Port Henry, who volunteered 1,450.50 hours last year, Evelyn Mingo of Schroon Lake with 1,435.75 hours, Marilyn Cross of Ticonderoga with 1,336 hours and Evelyn Gravelle of Ticonderoga with 1,032 hours.


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Moriah firefighters Port Henry FD seeking new members By Fred Herbst plan open house fred@denpubs.com

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fred@denpubs.com MORIAH — The Moriah Fire Department will take part in a state-wide effort to attract more volunteers. The fire company will hold at open house Saturday and Sunday, April 9 and 10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as part of National Volunteer Week. The goal of the open house is to increase general interest and membership in the local fire department. The Moriah Fire Department has 46 active members, making it one of the largest in the area. To keep interest high, the company is forming a junior fire department, according to Bill Trybendis. “The open house is part of a state-wide event sponsored by FASNY,” Trybendis said. “We would like the community to stop by the fire house during the open house and look at our equipment and learn about our department.” The Moriah Fire Department now has two engines, a 2,500-gallon tanker, a mini pumper, a brush truck, an 80foot snorkel truck and a rescue truck. The open house and recruitment effort is part of a statewide event sponsored by the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York that weekend. “We recognize some fire departments hold open houses in the fall, but this event is not one focused around fire prevention,” said David Jacobowitz, FASNY president, said. “This is an opportunity for volunteer fire departments to unite statewide to educate and draw in more members and to demonstrate to the public what volunteering is all about. “FASNY is encouraging every volunteer fire department statewide to participate in this open house event on April 9 and 10 as part of National Volunteer Week,” he said. “If you have ever been curious about what it’s like to be a part of the New York State volunteer fire service, this is your chance to learn about and experience it for yourself. Come see what it’s like to serve your community and enter into a brotherhood and sisterhood unlike any other.” A fire department formed in Moriah in 1882, but ceased operation around the turn of the century. The present-day Moriah Fire Department officially formed in 1937. The unit still has the 1937 Dodge fire truck that was put into service at that time.

PORT HENRY — The Port Henry Fire Department will join other local companies in holding an open house as part of a state-wide effort to attract more volunteers. The Port Henry event will be Saturday, April 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. One of the oldest fire departments in New York, the Port Henry FD traces its roots to 1874. It has 45 members 1,200 village residents and covering eight square miles. “As history dictates, the fire department acts as an anchor to the community,” said James Hughes, Port Henry fire chief. “Our all volunteer fire department assumes the responsibility of protecting our businesses, residences and people.” The Port Henry Fire Department answers to the village board. “It is the responsibility of village gov-

ernment that we provide the means, i.e., fire station, fire trucks, tools, equipment, etc., in order to continue to meet these goals,” Hughes said. “The continuous planning, maintenance and improvement to our village infrastructure is imperative if we desire our community to continue to thrive and grow and to attract to new businesses and residents to our village.” The fire company has three pumpers, one brush truck, one rescue van and a dive/rescue boat. The department also supports a Jaws of Life Team with 16 certified vehicle extrication technicians, 16 surface ice rescue technicians, four certified scuba divers and three emergency medical technicians. The squad also has two members on the Essex County HAZ MAT Response Team. In 2010 the department responded to 64 calls. “In order to continue to provide the level of service and protection the community has grown accustomed to, our

department is in continual need of volunteers to support our efforts,” Hughes said. “These efforts include, but are not limited to, emergency response, firefighter training and required maintenance of our trucks and equipment. “The Port Henry Fire Department has accomplished a great deal over our 137 years of existence,” he added. “However, so much more must be done. To continue our work and meet the obligation to our residents, we need help from people who care about our community, our neighbors, our department, and our mission.” Hughes said the Port Henry Fire Department will welcome new members. Applications may be picked up at the station the day of the open house or by contacting Hughes at 546-7053. “As a result of this recruitment campaign, we are hoping we will be able to spark the interest of residents within our town to join the fire service,” the chief said.

Joan Rotella of Grover Hills celebrated her 80th birthday March 5 at the Port Henry Knights of Columbus with family and friends. She was joined by her seven children.

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Seniors to ‘Eat Across Vermont’

SCHROON LAKE — The Schroon Lake Public Library will be offer weekly storytimes on Mondays beginning April 4 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. . Children ages 5 and younger will explore the world of literature with stories, crafts, and play. The program is free. For further information contact the library at 532-7737 ext. 13.

TICONDEROGA — The Ti Area Seniors wil take an “Eating Across Vermont” trip Saturday, Oct. 1. Seniors will stop at Randolph Depot for coffee and danish or bagels, lunch at the Trapp Family Lodge (buffet) and tour the Von Trapp Complex. They will also stop at Golden Mountain Coffee Visitor Center and see an historic Italian Victorian Style Train Station. A lite fair supper surprise will be served en route home. Cost is $109. A $25 deposit is due at sign up with the balance due by Aug. 20.

Adk Torch Club to meet in Ti TICONDEROGA — The Adirondack Torch Club will meet Thursday, April 7, at 6 p.m. at Ti Pi Pizzeria. Jim Crawford will speak on the biography of Bertrin Raymund, “Caught up in WWII).” Those planning to attend should call Iris Civilier at 5329239 or Stan Burdick at 585-7015 with their menu selectionss.

Free family dinner to be served TICONDEROGA — A free Family Fellowship Dinner will be served Sunday, April 3, 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall at the First United Methodist Church of Ticonderoga. The menu will feature turkey and gravy and biscuits. Dessert and beverages are included. While there is no charge, a free-will donation may be made. High chairs, booster seats and a child friendly menu will also be available. The free family fellowship dinners are planned for the first Sunday of each month as an Outreach Ministry of the church. The dinners are planned and prepared by church members with youth group members assisting in the dining room. For more information contact the church office at 585-7995 or visit the church web site, www.tifumc.com.

Children’s programs scheduled SCHROON LAKE — The Schroon Lake Public Library will be offer free computer training classes at on Tuesday, April 5. People will be taught to create a document using Microsoft Word, spreadsheet tips and tricks using Microsoft Excel. There will be an open lab 10 to 11 a.m. with free computer use; a class on basic word processing with MicroSoft Word 11 a.m. to noon; a class on basic internet skills at 12:45 p.m.; and a class on basic spreadsheets with MicroSoft Excel 2 to 3 p.m. For further information contact the library at 532-7737 ext. 13.

‘Open mic night’ set at church Moriah Central School student learns how to husk corn during a field trip to the 1812 Homestead in Willsboro.

Republicans seek candidates CROWN POINT — The Crown Point Republican Committee will be accepting letters of interest for elected positions open this fall in the town of Crown Point. Interested individuals can send their letters to Chairman Eric Ingleston at 1786 Old Furnace Road, Crown Point 12928. Letters will be reviewed by the committee and selected candidates will be supported/endorsed by the committee in the fall 2011 elections.

Ti Area Seniors to take tour TICONDEROGA — The Ti Area Seniors are going on the Boldt Castle 1,000 Islands Tour on Wednesday, May 18, and Thursday, May 19. Cost is $235 with $100 deposit due at sign up time and the balance due by April 12. The group will visit Tibbets Point Lighthouse, Antique Boat Museum and have wine tasting at 1000 Islands Winery. The tour include stwo days and one night at Thompson’s Riverside Resort, two meals, a cruise, a castle tour, three attractions, taxes and gratuities.

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TICONDEROGA — St. Mary’s School seventh and eighth grade students will hold a bottle drive Saturday, April 2, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to raise money for a whale watch trip. Bottles can be dropped off at the school garage.

TICONDEROGA — The Ti Area Seniors meet the first Monday of every month at 1 p.m. at the Armory. The next meeting will be Monday, April 4, at 1 p.m. with guest speaker, physical therapist Kim Vilardo.

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Port Henry board to organize PORT HENRY — The village of Port Henry board of trustees will conduct their annual organizational meeting on Monday April 4, at 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 4303 Main St. All other regularly-scheduled board meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the municipal building, unless otherwise specified. The regular April board meeting will be held on Monday April 11, at 7 p.m. Any individuals that require handicapped access are asked to contact the village office in advance at 546-9933.

Thrift Shop adds evening hours TICONDEROGA — The Thrift Shop at the First United Methodist Church in Ticonderoga will be open to the public Friday, April 8, from 2 to 6 p.m. The afternoon/evening opportunity to shop is in addition to the shop’s regular hours on Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9a.m. to 2 p.m. Staffed by volunteers, The Thrift Shop is an outreach ministry of the church and is located downstairs in the fellowship wing of the church. The Methodist church is located at 1045 Wicker St. Call 5852242 or 585-7995 for more information.

Cub Scouts to collect bottles PORT HENRY — Cub Scout Pack 100 will hold a bottle drive Saturday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mac’s Market in Port Henry and Boyea’s Market in Moriah. For pick ups call Karen at 9427143 or Randy at 546-7975.

AARP safety course planned TICONDEROGA — The Ti Area Seniors will host an AARP Safety Driving Course Wednesday, April 27, and Thursday, April 28, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. People must attend both day. The cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members.

Fort Ti awards scholarships TICONDEROGA — Fort Ticonderoga has awarded teacher scholarships to attend the 16th annual War College of the Seven Years’ War to Wendy Bergeron, Winnacunnet High School, Hampton, N.H.; Steven Hammerman, Falcon Cove Middle School, Weston, Fla.; Judd Kramarcik, Commack Road Elementary School, Islip; and Bill Sullivan, Northwestern Regional High School, Winsted, Conn. Fort Ticonderoga’s teacher scholarships are supported by War College patrons and have been awarded to 53 teachers since 2001. Teacher scholarships are also offered for the annual Fort Ticonderoga Seminar on the American Revolution, held this year September 23-25, 2011. The seminar brochure and teacher scholarship application form are both available on the fort website at www.fort-ticonderoga.org

SCHROON LAKE — The Schroon Lake Central School board of education will adopt its 2011-12 budget the week of April 11 and will hold a public hearing Thursday, May 5, 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. Board seat petitions may be picked up in the school office and must be returned by Monday, April 18.

Ti Elks to serve breakfast TICONDEROGA — Ticonderoga Elks Lodge # 1494 will hold its last breakfast of the season on Sunday, April 10, 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The breakfast will be cooked to order. Take outs will be available.

Easter egg hunt scheduled CROWN POINT — Crown Point Youth Commission will hold an Easter egg hunt Saturday, April 16, at 10 a.m. in Veterans Park. Toddlers to third grade are welcome. Children should bring their own basket . The Easter Bunny will attend. For information or to volunteer call Penny Comes 597-9374.

Ticonderoga seniors to cruise TICONDEROGA — The Area Seniors will take a Raquette Lake Luncheon Cruise 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 17, and stop at the Buffalo Farm on the way home. The cost is $40. Seniors will leave at Walmart at 8 a.m. and return before 4 p.m.

Crown Point church service set CROWN POINT — First Congregational Church of Crown Point will hold its Epiphany Sunday Service, April 3, at 9:30 a.m. The service will be conducted by Pastor Gregg Trask. Second Blessings Community Thrift Shop at the Hammond Chapel (corner of Rt. 22 and Creek Road) is closed for the season. If there is an urgent need, call 597-3398. For information go online at www.Brickchurchonline.com or call 597-3398/3800.

Ti church forms youth group TICONDEROGA — Cornerstone Alliance Church has formed a youth group for people ages 10-17. The group will meet in Tuesdays 6-8 p.m. The group will be led by four college students from Word of Life, who will help with games and teaching . Snacks will be provided. The church is located at 178 Montcalm St. For information call 585-6391.

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TICONDEROGA — Cornerstone Alliance Church in Ticonderoga will hold an “open mic night” Thursday, April 21, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Musicians and comedians are welcome to attend and perform. For information call Roger Brown at 597-4240 or Pastor Charlie Bolridge at 585-6391. Performers at the March “open mic night” were The Living Waters, Dorthy Jane Siver and Family, Grateful Living, Breanna Brown, Wayne Williams, Jodi Auborn, Cornerstone Alliance Praise Team and Vince Gerardi. Roger Brown wa coordinator and sound tech., Vince Gerardi was master of ceremonies. Linda Thompson and The Cornerstone Ladies provided efreshments and clean up.

Extra Helpings available CROWN POINT — The Crown Point Extra Helpings program will accept cash orders at the Knapp Senior Center 11 a.m. to noon on Monday, April 11, or anytime before then by calling 597-9495. There is no age limit and no income limit. The April menu includes one 10-12 pound whole turkey, 1 pound mild bulk sausage roll, 1 pound of chicken patties, 1 pound tilapia fish filets, 5 pounds of potatoes and 1 bunch of sleeved celery for $21; a 5 pound block of sliced white American cheese for $13.50; 8 pounds fresh center cut pork loin for $19.95; and a $32 meat box with 2 pounds boneless spare ribs, 3 pounds boneless/skinless chicken breast, 3 pounds of chicken tenders, 3 pounds of pepper steaks and 2 pounds of maple breakfast sausage links. Pick up for this order will be Wednesday, April 27, 11 a.m. to noon at the Knapp Senior Center.

Putnam church plans service PUTNAM — Putnam Presbyterian Church will worship Sunday, April 3, at 10 a.m. for the Fourth Sunday in Lent, Communion and worship. The sermon will be “I was blind, now I see.” The liturgist will be Sharon Burnett, who will read 1 Samual 16: 1-13. The New Testament lesson will be John 9: 1-25. Coffee and fellowship follow the service. The church is located at 365 Co. Rt. 2 off Rt. 22 in Putnam.

Ticonderoga Elks to serve dinner TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Elks Lodge #1494 will hold its last dinner of the season on Friday, April 8, noon to 7 p.m. The menu will include chicken and biscuits for $7. Take outs will be available.

Crown Point concert on tap CROWN POINT — Crown Point High School musicians will present their spring concert on Thursday, April 7, at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. The band, chorus and orchestra will perform a variety of music including classical, folk, Broadway and popular. The concert is free and open to the public.

Ti credit union to be closed TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union has announced that all branches will be closed on Saturday, April 9, for staff training. All branches will reopen on Monday, April 11, at 9 a.m. Night depository drop boxes and 24-Hour ATMs are available at all TFCU branch locations as well as the IP Ticonderoga mill and Grand Union Family Market in Schroon Lake. Online banking through Virtual Branch is available to TFCU members to transfer funds and view transaction history.

GriefShare to meet in Ti TICONDEROGA — GriefShare, a special help seminar and support group for people experiencing grief and loss, will be held on Mondays 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Inter-Lakes Health’s board room in Ticonderoga April 4 through June 27. This is a nondenominational group and features biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics. To pre-register or obtain more information call Cam Brown at 585-6217.

Moriah class to hold reunion PORT HENRY — Moriah Central School’s Class of 1971 is seeking alumni to plan a 40th class reunion in summer 2011. Interested people can contact Gail Anderson at activita53@yahoo.com, 9111 US Route 9, Lewis 12950 or call 412-4337.

Kindergarten registration slated PORT HENRY — Moriah Central School will hold kindergarten registration for the 2011-12 academic year Tuesday, April 12. Parents with a child born on or before Dec. 1, 2006, should contact the elementary office at 546-3301 ext. 701 to schedule an appointment.


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Dragway Day being planned By Fred Herbst

fred@denpubs.com NORTH HUDSON — Plans are now being formulated for the fourth annual North Hudson Classic Car Cruise In and Dragway Day May 7. Activities will begin at 9 a.m. and continue through mid afternoon. Cars will be on display at the North Hudson fire house and town office parking area, 3034 US Route 9, North Hudson. The event started in 2008 as a reunion of participants and attendees at the North Hudson Dragway, which operated for several years until the late 1960s. Drivers brought their cars to show and many people brought pictures of the race days as well as DVDs and cassettes to watch. The day was enjoyed by all and there were many requests to have future events. The 2009 event saw even higher attendance and classic cars were included. Live music was provided and refreshments donated by local food establishments were provided. The 2010 event continued that theme with more cars on display. That format will continue this year. There will be no entrance fees nor will any trophies be given. Memorabilia of the dragway is encouraged as people are still interested in the history and lore of the drag strip days. Anyone who has mementos from the Dragway days or a classic car to display is encouraged to participate. Anyone who would like to participate, volunteer, make a donation of any kind or has an idea for the event can contact Doug Bensen by e-mail at dpbensen@verizon.net or call April Bessey at 532-7877.

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Schroon from page 1 Huston said. “It is very helpful if you can get your entries in early and please remember to write a bio on your group or whatever you enter. Letters will be going out in the next couple of weeks that will have an entry form attached.” The town’s Independence Day celebration typically begins with The Schroon Lake Community Church’s annual chicken barbecue, rain or shine. The church is located on the corner of Main Street and Leland Avenue. Throughout the day there is music provided by the Seagle Music Colony and other bands in Fountain Park. There

are also children’s games and activities in the park. An “Adirondack Raffle” is held by the Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce during the afternoon. A highlight each July 4th is the presentation of awards in the annual Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce Fishing Tournament. The awards are given in front of the chamber office on Main Street. The 57th annual Schroon Lake July 4th parade will be held at 6 p.m. The parade will run from Hoffman Road to the town’s park area. Patriotic music and a fireworks display over Schroon Lake will take place at dark, capping the festivities. Throughout the day Schroon Lake merchants will offer sales and specials.

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Parish of St. Isaac Jogues/Bl. Sacrament Roman Catholic Church: 9790 Graphite Mountain Rd. Sunday Liturgy at 11:15 a.m. Closed for winter after 11/28/10 mass. Christmas Eve Liturgy 6:30 p.m. Pastor Rev. John O’Kane. 518-494-5229. Hague Wesleyan Church: Sunday Morning Service at 10:30 a.m. Junior Church K-7th Grade provided, as well as nursery. Senior Pastor Skip Trembley, Administrative Assistant: Melanie Houck. Small groups located in Hague, Ti, Crown Point & Port Henry. Call 543-4594. Celebrate Recovery 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Hague Baptist Church: New Pastor - Cory MacNeil. Sunday morning: Adult Bible Study 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Night Bible Study 6 p.m.; 543-8899

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Sacred Heart Catholic Church: Masses: Sat. 7 p.m. Sun. 9:30 a.m. Rev. William Muench, Deacon Elliott A. Shaw. So. Main St. 597-3924 Crown Point Bible Church: 1800 Creek Road 597-3318. New schedule as we focus on glorifying God, growing together and going into the world: Sunday Morning Worship 10 a.m.; Sunday evening Youth Dicipleship Ministry and Adult Grow Groups 6 p.m.; Wednesday Bible study and prayer meeting in member homes 7 p.m. Call Pastor Doug Woods for location or other information, 597-3575. Crown Point United Methodist Church: Sunday Service 9:30 a.m. Rev. Wilfred Meseck, 546-3375. First Congregational Church: Sunday Service 9:30 a.m. Reverend David Hirtle, Reverend Gregg Trask, Assoc. 597-3398. Park Place.

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Our Lady of Lourdes: Masses (school year): Saturday - 4:30 p.m., Sunday - 10:30 a.m., Masses (Summer): Saturday - 4:30 p.m., Sunday - 8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. Mountainside Bible Chapel: Sunday morning Worship: 8:30 and 11 a.m.; Sunday School for all ages 10 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service - 6 p.m.; Prayer Meeting - Sunday at 7:15 p.m. For more information call 532-7128. David B. Peterson, Senior Pastor. St. Andrews Episcopal Church: Sunday Eucharist 9 a.m.; Thursday 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist. For information call Adirondack Missions 494-3314 Schroon Lake Community Church United Church of Christ United Methodist: Worship and Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Communion first Sunday of each month. All are welcome. 5327770 or 532-7272. Simple Truth Outreach: Saturday Night Fellowship 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Coffee House, Christian Music, Games Room. NEW LOCATION: Schroon Lake Community Church, NY 532-9092. Meet monthly beginning Saturday May 2nd. Next meeting is Saturday, Aug. 1st.

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Hurdles exist before hatchery can sell fish to general public By Keith Lobdell

keith@denpubs.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Just because it has permission, does not mean Essex County will be in the fish business tomorrow. County chairman Randy Douglas said the county still has to come into compliance in a number of areas before the Crown Point Fish Hatchery will be in a position to be able to sell fish. “I spoke to the attorney from the DEC recently and there are some things that still need to be put into place,” Douglas said during a recent regular meeting of the Essex County Board of Supervisors. “Once we get into compliance, then we will get ready to go through the next phase.” Douglas said the next step after compliance will be to get the deed restrictions removed from the fish hatchery property so it can be used for commercial use. However, the removal of the restrictions will not mean the hatchery would be selling fish the next day. “When we get there, we will have to have other discussions,” said Douglas. “They have to understand that this is a process to change the deed,” county manager Daniel Palmer said. “Whether or not we sell fish is a conversation that we are still going to have down the road.” Douglas added the county has received comments from local commercial fishermen concerned about the impact that a county hatchery sale would have on their business.

Crown Point Cub Scout Pack 70, led by Pack Master Steve Mildon and assisted by Boy Scouts Duke and Jake Mildon, Nick Vezzi and Keegan Choffat, held its annual pinewood derby recently. Members of the Ticonderoga Elks Lodge #1494 were the judges and presented the awards. Pictured are, back from left, Scouts Duke Mildon, Nick Vezzi, Elk Treasurer Jeff Nowc, Pack Master Steve Mildon, Exalted Ruler Robin Nowc, Elk Photographer Peggy Lamb, PER Richard Nadeau and Scouts Jake Mildon and Keegan Choffat. Also pictured are Cub Scouts Travis Hudson, Jacob Fluery, Holden Palmer, Best in Show, Christopher Johnson, Tristan Carey, Timothy Huestis and Noah Fluery. In front are Noah Peters, first place, Alex Rusell, second place, and Shane Bertsche, third place.

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A Day to Remember John & Elaine The invitations The couple announced their wedding and invited special friends and family to the event with invitations designed and printed by Liberty Graphics of Glens Falls.

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John and Elaine said “I do” in a ceremony at Lake George’s Dunham’s Bay Resort, officiated by Judge Evans.

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News of the Week Americade to return to Lake George LAKE GEORGE — Americade made an agreement with the state Department of Environmental Conservation to use their facilties in Lake George again this year. DEC lowered its permit fee for the use of their facilities by roughly 30 percent and will charge $50,000 — $21,000 less than last year and $32,000 less than the cost originally planned for this year. Americade organizer Bill Dutcher was beginning to explore other venue options for this year after DEC spiked their costs. Local leaders visited DEC officials in Albany last week to discuss the event.

Woman attempts to neuter cat QUEENSBURY — Lisa M. Clothier, 46, of Argyle was charged with animal cruelty last week after allegedly trying to neuter a co-worker’s cat. Clothier told the cat owner, who worked with her at Walmart in Queensbury, that she was a veterinary technician and would save her the price of an official procedure. The cat ended up in Northway Emergency Veterinary Clinic in Moreau with an injury to its genitals after Clothier attempted the procedure on the wrong part of the animal, according to state police.

Police: Man charged with animal cruelty WARRENSBURG — Charles F. Frasier, 52, of Lake George has been charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty for allegedly abandoning a cat in a home from which heman had moved, police said. The cat was found infested with fleas and malnourished with no food or water in the Warrensburg home. Frasier told police he didn’t have the gas money to travel to take care of the cat, which was taken to Glens Falls Animal Hospital and is expected to survive. Frasier was released pending prosecution in Warrensburg Town Court.

Putnam man receives felony charges MORIAH — Joseph J. Merrill, 29, of Putnam man was charged Sunday with felony possession of a weapon after allegedly threatening someone with a gun during a domestic dispute, according to state police. He was charged with misdemeanor menacing for allegedly threatening someone with a weapon and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony, for illegally possessing a gun, police said. They revealed that Merrill has a prior felony conviction, which prohibits him from possessing weapons. Tonya J. Russell, 31, of Putnam was also charged with thirddegree assault, a misdemeanor, in the case, according to police. Both were released pending prosecution in Moriah Town Court.

Teens steal purse from car SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Michael VanGundy Jr., 19, and an unidentified 17-year-old were arrested last week in connection with the theft of a purse from an unlocked car parked in Midtown Shopping Plaza. South Glens Falls Police made the arrest after a brief pursuit of the suspects on foot. Both were charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a misdemeanor, according to police. The investigation is ongoing, police said.

Lake George clam removal progresses LAKE GEORGE — The APA is expected to soon approve a project to remove the invasive Asian clam from Lake George, which were found last year along an area covering fives acres north of Shepard Park Beach. Permits for dredging should be issued within a week, according to the APA. Other permits will need to be approved, however, by the state Department of Environmental Conservation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers before work can begin. The project is expected to be completed by mid-summer.

Police: Man steals in exchange for drug money QUEENSBURY — Lawrence W. Long, 26 of Glens Falls allegedly stole money and a cell phone from a woman last week who owed him money for drugs, police said. He was charged with third-degree robbery and fourth-degree grand larceny, both felonies, according to State Police. Long allegedly sold the hallucinogen/stimulant Ecstasy to the woman several weeks ago, but had not yet received the $40 she owed him. He allegedly stole $7 and her cell phone, but returned the cell phone before police arrived. Tiffany Mattison, 20, of Fort Edward was charged with harassment for allegedly shoving the robbery victim, police said. She was released. Long was arraigned and sent to Warren County Jail for lack of bail.

Man jailed for vandalization CHESTER — Kevin F. Colton, 55, of Chestertown was jailed last weekend for allegedly vandalizing a car that was parked across the street from a Route 9 bar, police said. He was charged with third-degree criminal mischief, a felony, according to State Police.The car had two smashed headlights and a smashed windshield, according to state police. Police determined Colton was under the influence of alcohol and he was arraigned and sent to Warren County Jail for lack of bail.

Ethics board becoming reality Names to be presented to full board April 4

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keith@denpubs.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Out of the 27 applicants, the committee overseeing the creation of the Essex County Board of Ethics has selected the five county residents who will be charged with the formation of the new panel. The names, Ken Doyle of Au Sable Forks; Phyllis Klein of Willsboro; Alexander Shmulsky of Ticonderoga and Putnam; Michael Orticelle of Saranac Lake; and Frank Kearns of Jay, will be voted on by the full Essex County Board of Supervisors at its April 4 meeting after passing through the Ways and Means Committee March 28. “The candidates were all excellent,” said County Attorney Daniel Manning, who helped lead the interview process.

“There was not a weak one in the be some time needed for training and bunch. The vetting process was thor- policy institution. ough, and we went “There is plenty of through great pains to work still to be done,’ come up with a board Manning said. “We that would be fair.” will have to go through Manning said that policy and procedures there were some restricand get some educations on the naming of tion on those things for the board, including the members. Then, how many people from away we will go with one political party could some good, quality Randy Douglas be represented. people.” Essex County Board Chair “You could have no County board chairmore than two members man Randy Douglas of one party on the board, so we came said that he hopes to get the board toup with a board that has two Republigether soon after they are approved to cans, two Democrats and one Inde- start the learning process. pendent,” Manning said. “I think that we should have them The alternate for the ethics board ready to start by early May,” Douglas was proposed as James Herrmann of said. “I am sure that Dan will want Westport. them to be up to par on everything beManning said that once the names fore they start.” are accepted by the board, there would

Sales tax cap off the table, but state aid takes hit County leaders pleased, but say debate will return

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keith@denpubs.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County is looking at a $1.5 million hit in state aid if the state budget deal that was struck Sunday is the one that is accepted by Friday. Members of the Board of Supervisors reacted to word that a deal over a state budget had been struck between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders

March 27. firming that state“Based on the num- ment. “Based on the numbers that I saw on Fri“The tax cap was bers I sa w on F riday, day (March 25), the the c ounty w ould be removed after a push county would be down in the statehouse bedown $1.5 million.”‘ about $1.5 million,” cause there is no reCounty Manager Daniel Palmer lief from the unfundDaniel Palmer said. ed mandates that County manager have been placed on “Their 2 percent cut at the state level would us,” Douglas said. basically represent a 10 percent in“But we need to hold on because this crease in our county tax levy.” debate will be coming back.” Palmer also said that he was under After state leaders agreed to a budgthe impression that the proposed 2 peret proposal March 27, it was expected cent tax cap for local municipalities that the state budget would be adoptand schools was off the table, with ed by the assembly and senate by the board chairman Randy Douglas conApril 1 deadline.

Push on to name county building after late sheriff New police center, jail may be named for Henry Hommes

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County is looking into a name change at the Public Safety building. The change would be made to honor the late Henry Hommes, who served as Essex County Sheriff from 1998 until his death in 2010. Henry Hommes “His life was all about Former Essex County Sheriff public service from the Army to the State Police to the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) to finally taking this position as sheriff,” cur-

rent Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting said about the proposal. “I am behind this 100 percent.” Cutting said that he had been looking into the costs that surround a potential name change of the building. “I do not think that this will entail anything more than changing the signs and having a re-dedication ceremony,” Cutting said. “I am still looking into getting estimates on how much it would cost to change the lettering.” Hommes was the Essex County Sheriff when the Public Safety Building and Essex County Correctional Facility was built and dedicated in 2007. The Essex County Board of Supervisors unanimously seconded a resolution to look into the costs associated with the change during their ways and means committee meeting March 28. “I know that this is something that Gerry (Gerald Morrow of Chesterfield) has been looking into,” board chairman Randy Douglas said. “I think that we will have this matter determined by June or July.” The building would be renamed the Henry H. Hommes Memorial Jail and Public Safety Building.

Police Report Man charged with impersonating an officer MORIAH — A Mineville man has been charged with impersonating a police officer. Moriah Police and Essex County Sheriff ’s Department had pulled over a vehicle in a routine traffic stop in Moriah March 22, when, police said, Joshua Hayes walked up to the officer. Hayes, 28, who knows the woman who was behind the wheel, allegedly said he was a police officer from Texas and asked that she be given some consideration. Police said that when they asked Hayes for identification as a police officer, he could not provide any. A check with Texas authorities showed he was

not currently nor ever had been employed as a law-enforcement officer in the state. Hayes was charged with misdemeanor second-degree criminal impersonation/pretending to be a public servant. He was arraigned in Moriah Town Court and sent to the Essex County Jail when he could not pay bail of $2,000 cash or $4,000 bond. He has a return date in Town Court for April 5.

Domestic incident leads to menacing charge PUTNAM — A Putnam man was charged with felony possession of a weapon in an incident in which he threatened someone with a gun March 27, police records show.

Joseph J. Merrill, 29, was arrested after State Police received a report of a domestic dispute. He was charged with misdemeanor menacing for allegedly threatening someone with a weapon, according to police. Merrill also has a prior felony conviction, which bars him from possessing weapons, police said. He was also charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony, for illegally possessing a gun, according to police. It is also alleges he gave police a false written statement. Tonya J. Russell, 31, of Putnam was charged with third-degree assault, a misdemeanor, in the case, police said. Both were released pending prosecution in Moriah Town Court.

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Project to bury power cable under local waterways moves forward By John Gereau

johng@denpubs.com LAKE CHAM“Our greatest concerns PLAIN — The plan to install an underwater were in the southern par t power line on the of the lake where we anticbottom of Lake ipated wetlands impac ts Champlain that will eventually feed New and perhaps greater sediYork City with Canament disturbance.”‘ dian power crossed another regulatory Mike Winslow hurdle last week. Lake Champlain Committee The developers of the system — Canadian-based Transmission Developers Inc. (TDI) — still have a number of approvals to obtain, but the company is hopeful it can begin work next year, entering the Lake Champlain phase in 2013, said Donald Jessome, president and CEO of the company. At the same time, area lake preservation groups hope their concerns will be taken into consideration as the project moves forward. The plan, dubbed the Champlain Hudson Power Express, received a green light March 21 from the New York Independent System Operators — a group that oversees the state’s electricity market. It now faces a handful of other regulatory obstacles, including approval by the New York’s Public Service Commission and Army Corp of Engineers. Under the plan, Transmission Developers would bury two 5-inch power lines from Montreal to New York City, mostly under waterways, including the bottom of Lake Champlain and the Champlain Canal. The line would then exit the canal in Fort Edward and be buried inland along railroad right-of-ways for about 70 miles to avoid areas of PCB contamination in the Hudson River. The line would re-enter the river south of Albany, ending in a sub-station in Yonkers. The system is estimated to cost nearly $2 billion and stretch 385 miles. When complete, it would supply New York City with 1,000 Megawatts of power. The average power transmission line, in comparison, is approximately 30 Megawatts. Power would come from hydroelectric and wind sources in Canada. New York City has long been underpowered while its residents pay some of the highest rates in the country, according to LTI. The new transmission line would power more than 1 million homes, saving consumers roughly $750 million a year, Jessome said. Mike Winslow, a staff scientist with the Lake Champlain Committee, said his group has identified a number of potential concerns with the plan, including disturbing historic wrecks and sensitive sediment areas on the bottom of the lake. “Our greatest concerns were in the southern part of the lake where we anticipated wetlands impacts and perhaps

Young skier dies at West Mountain GLENS FALLS — Sean M. LaFlash, 17, of Fort Ann suffered cardiac arrest near the triple chair lift at West Mountain, causing him to ski off the trail into a wooded area last week. The victim was found by a friend who has lost track of him while skiing together on a trail called “Banister”. LaFlash’s accident was reported to ski patrol, who transported LaFlash to the base of the mountain. He was then transported to the Glens Falls Hospital by the West Glens Falls Emergency Squad, but later succumbed to his injuries at the Hospital, according to the Warren County Sherrif’s office. LaFlash wasn’t wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. The accident is under investigation by the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.

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This is the proposed route of a mostly underwater power line Transmission Developers Inc. would like to build through the region, including a portion that would run on the bottom of Lake Champlain. greater sediment disturbance,” Winslow said. In response, the company is considering altering its route in that area, though Jessome could not divulge the exact route because the company is working that out with the New York’s Public Service Commission, in a process known as Article VII. “We are currently in settlement discussions in the Article VII process, and routing issues are deemed to be confidential. We expect to have more detail in this regard by mid April,” Jessome said. Winslow said the company should contribute to the cost of cleaning up Lake Champlain and keeping the watershed healthy if it is allowed to use the lake as its conduit. The company has said underwater installation is $2 million cheaper per mile than burying lines underground. “There is so much work that needs to be done to clean Lake Champlain that it only seems fair if the company is going to be using the lake to benefit themselves and their stockholders that they make a substantial contribution to those clean up efforts,” Winslow said. Jessome said it is the company’s intent to do just that. “In projects of this type, funds to support studies and mitigation are typically part of the certification process,” he said. TDI will also be providing annual financial assistance for environmental projects, he said. In addition, Jessome said local labor will be used to help install the power line — which will be dredged three feet below the lake’s bottom. In total, the company hopes to create about 200 jobs during the installation process. For more about the project, including a detailed question and answer section, visit www.CHPExpress.com.

Local students fair well at state conference Ti student tapped as youth governor

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lindsay@denpubs.com ALBANY — Paige Hughes, a junior at Ticonderoga Senior High School marched to the front of the room, crowded with roughly 650 of her peers, to accept her appointment as youth governor at the annual New York State Youth and Government Conference in Albany earlier this month. Hughes is the first student in 15 years to give her local district, district three, a youth governor election win. District three is comprised of schools from Newcomb, Bolton, Minerva, Johnsburg and Ticonderoga as well as members from the Glens Falls YMCA. Youth and Government is a national club initiated by the YMCA in states across the country. Participating students mock the actual happenings in each branch of US government. The goal of Youth and Government is to empower teens to make a difference in their communities and to groom the skills and experiences necessary for future leaders. “It was a very successful year for the district,” said Jackie Palandrani, district advisor. Other awards included Taylor Goodspeed of Newcomb Central School win-

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Paige Hughes ning his election for deputy speaker of the freedom assembly. Hughes was joined by Evan Malone and Charlotte Caldwell of Bolton as selected students for this years Conference on National Affairs, which will take place in North Carolina this June. Madlyn Wilson of Bolton and Katie Palandrani of Ticonderoga were chosen as alternates. Carl Ciccarelli, Matt Smith, Marisa Parotta and Matthew Hayden also received branch-specific awards. “The high point this year was definitely Paige’s victory,” said district advisor Ted Caldwell. “For a North Country girl to take over the governor position is pretty remarkable.” Local students met earlier this year to hone their skills before the statewide conference and their work has

seemed to pay off. “These conferences are such a great experience for the students,” said Johnsburg advisor Colleen Muragh. “It prepares them for coming conferences as well as college and beyond.” Caldwell was also eager to commend the youth-led conference on how it prepares students for their future. As the program grows each year, it becomes clear why it should still be around, he said. “It enables these students to speak out about important issues,” added Caldwell. “The program and what it teaches can lead to full time jobs.” Mike Quigan graduated form Bolton Central School in 2005 and was a member of Youth and Government throughout high school. He now works in Albany as a budget analyst in the state Ways and Means Committee for the minority party. “Youth and Government is the single most important part of why I am doing what I am doing,” he said. “I come acrosss things all the time that I learned in Youth and Government.” The program strives to give students an in-depth look at the government process and they are both accurate and successful, according to Quigan. He met with local students while they were in Albany and reminded them of this, while encouraging them to get as involved with the program as they possibly can during high school.

QUEENSBURY — Farrukh R. Naqvi, 52, and his spouse Anjum R. Naqvi, 46, both of Queensbury were arrested for charges related to medicaid fraud last week. The pair allegedly filed application forms and re-certification forms for Medicaid with the Warren County DeFarrukh R. Anjum R. partment of Social Services Naqvi Naqvi and omitted information pertaining to their accurate household income on the forms and fraudulently received approximately $19,355 in Medicaid. Farrukh Naqvi was charged with three counts of offering a false instrument for filing in the 1st degree, three counts of health care fraud in the 4th degree, one count of grand larceny in the 3rd degree and one count of health care fraud in the 5th degree. Anjum Naqvi was charged with three counts of offering a false instrument in the 1st degree, three counts of health care fraud in the 4th degree and one count of grand larceny in the 3rd degree.

Woman received fraudulent child care benefits, police said QUEENSBURY — Janalee R. Altarac, 23, of Queensbury was charged with two counts of offering a false instrument for filing in the 1st degree, one count of welfare fraud in the 5th degree and one count of petit larceny after allegedly filing day care billing forms that contained false information with the Warren County Department Janalee R. of Social Services, according to police. Altarac She fraudulently received approximately $920 in child care benefits. Altarac was issued an appearance ticket to appear in the Queensbury Town Court.

Police: Man writes forged checks QUEENSBURY — Stephen Stump, 49, of Queensbury was arrested earlier this month for three felony counts of forgery in the second degree. Stump was charged after he allegedly signed the check owner ’s name without permission multiple times throughout January 2011. Stump then used the money from the checks for his own perStephen sonal benefit. Stump Stump is an acquaintance of the check owner, but did not have permission. The investigation began after the owner noticed discrepancies in his checking account and found that some of his checks were missing. Stump was arraigned in Queensbury Town Court and was remanded to the Warren County Correctional Facility for lack of bail. He is scheduled to reappear in Queensbury Town Court later this month.

Police: Man received fraudulent food stamps QUEENSBURY — Anthony J. Hockenberry, 43, of Queensbury was charged with welfare fraud in the 3rd degree, grand larceny in the 3rd degree and three counts of offering a false instrument for filing in the 1st degree las week. He allegedly failed to accurately report his total household income when applying Anthony J. for food stamp benefits, according to WarHockenberry ren County Department of Social Services. Hockenberry applied for food stamp benefits in Nov. of 2008 and then in March and Oct. of 2009 claiming to be unemployed. He was determined to be employed during those times and received approximately $4,014 in fraudulent food stamp benefits. Hockenberry was arraigned in Queensbury Court and was sent back to Saratoga County Jail where he is incarcerated on an unrelated charge.

Local man pleads guilty in painkiller case QUEENSBURY — A former Lake George man, who allegedly sold prescription painkillers in Warren County plead guilty to a felony charge last week, according to police. Billy Jo Mabb, 37, of Gloversville, plead guilty to a charge of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance in Warren County Court. He received 7 years in state prison and 3 years on parole from Judge John Hall.


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Students provide a local Adirondack lesson

Adirondack Day at the Wild Center featured students from Newcomb Central School, and their teacher Terri Smith, gathered in the Great Hall. Photo by Joe Hackett

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ecently, while crossing a log that spans a brook in my back yard, I experienced an epiphany of sorts. Balanced on that birch, I realized that while sharing adventures in natural settings, there will always be opportunities for building bridges. These spans may be as insignificant as a simple link between the opposite sides of a small mounain stream, or as powerful as the forest-forged connections between family members and small mountains, open fields and old friends. This connection, which serves as a reattachement to our own nature, is a key component of outdoor travel, adventure and discovery. It also serves as one of the most important links to connect the various North Country communities with an unrivaled commonality. As I crossed over the brook, I was not just getting to the other side; I was recapturing a unique sense of adventure

and discovery that has happily haunted me since my youngest days. It was an experience that provided me with a sense of place; where I knew I belonged. This same sense of belonging was readily apparent last week at The Wild Center in Tupper Lake, when I visited to attend the second annual Adirondack Day. It is an event that was developed to allow students from local school districts an opportunity to showcase and share their accomplishments in achieving academic ‘challenges’ designed by the Adirondack Curriculum Project,(ACP). The ACP was formed in 2003 by a group of individual educators, schools, businesses and organizations, with the purpose of fostering increased public understanding, appreciation, and stewardship of the Adirondack region's natural and cul-

tural resources. The organization hosts a Web site which offers a long list of projects or ‘Challenges’ that permit schools to incorporate aspects of the region’s history into the educational process, at www.adkcurriculumproject.org, In 2005, the NYS Conservation Council selected the ACP for their annual "Conservation Education Organization" Award for their continuing efforts to bring the Northern Forest into the classroom. Last week, students and teachers hailing from Tupper Lake, Newcomb, Indian Lake and Potsdam school districts traveled to Tupper Lake to present their Adirondack Challenge projects. Their efforts included original poetry inspired by Adirondack art, a presentation about Adirondack animals, a reader's theatre presentation, a display about Adirondack habitats, artwork created out of leaves,

April 2, 2011 and a combined musical effort that included the voices of all the students. Not only did these efforts meet or exceed New York State Board of Education Standards, the students discovered the unique commonality they all share in the culture of the Adirondacks. In a similar manner, they all crossed an Adirondack creek on the same log bridge. Funded by the Pearsall Foundation, the event was more than just a fun-filled day of learning, it provided an opportunity for the students to broaden their horizons. It also allowed them to discover the common thread that is woven into a tapestry of local culture that they all share. Seniors from Newcomb joined second graders from Tupper Lake as part of a North Country culture that has endured for centuries before them, and if their combined energy and enthusiasm is any indication; it is a culture that will exist well beyond their time. Although I consider myself a conservationist, I am also a preservationist, but not in the common sense of the word. I believe in preserving our way of life, the heritage of outdoor sporting pursuits and the numerous North County traditions that make our region unique. These traditions, which include a love of the outdoors, respect for nature and an overwhelming sense of belonging, are also regularly amplified by the seasons. We suffer the similar sting of winter and bleed equal pints of blood during blackfly season. We travel the same rutted roads in mud season and enjoy the same sweet summer waters. But it isn’t just hardships that serve to bring us together, rather it is the many simple pleasures of life in the North Woods, where we know and appreciate our neighbors and the surrounding woods and waters with equal enthusiasm. These are just of few of the common threads that I discovered as students from Potsdam joined with those from Indian Lake, Newcomb and Tupper to sing about the Adirondacks. Their voices formed a bridge that continues to span the generations. It offered a combined note that served to connect the many special places that each of them calls home. Regardless of where travels will take them, eventually this will always be their home. In their young faces, I saw the future of the park and as much as I enjoyed the performance, it was also sad that there weren’t more adults around to hear their song. We could all use a little refresher course. Joe Hackett is a guide and sportsman residing in Ray Brook. Contact him at brookside18@adelphia.net

Trout season? What trout season? A

pril 1 trout season opener? More like a May 1 opener. With the mercury barely breaking the freezing point as I write this and more frigid weather in the forecast, it appears the opening of this year ’s trout season is more symbolic than anything else. What a difference a year makes. Last year at this time we were hitting the links and trolling open water on back ponds. This year I’d need snowshoes to get to the Radisson behind my garage. In the meantime, I made the mistake of uncovering my big boat last weekend. I bought a newer 24-footer to chase lakers and salmon with but have yet to outfit it with the equipment I salvaged from my old boat — the Laker Taker II. So, I decided to get a jump on that tedious task and accomplished a great deal last Sunday before crashing in my recliner next to the woodstove with a can of Genessee river water. But before I could enjoy the first sip, smiling Tom the evereffervescent weatherman came on the tube and happily predicted half a foot of snow on the horizon. I peaked out the window at the sun setting behind my fully exposed boat, and slowly pulled my soggy boots back on. Trudging back out into the cold to cover the boat for the second time this winter, all I could think about was knocking out one of Tom’s pearly whites. I know the poor guy can’t control the weather — but does he have to be so dang perky about it?

Update on ol’ split ear

Infamous Ticonderoga outdoorsman and marathoner Richard Johndrown — better known in hunting circles as SilverrrrrrrrrrrBulletttttttttttttt — dropped me a line recently to let me know he had the pleasure of scoring Robert Lavergne’s 20-point buck shot last season. For those who may have missed it, I wrote a column in November about this buck, which Lavergne shot Nov. 6 on land along the Cedar River outside Indian Lake. The deer had become quite well known in the area, by residents who had spotted him wandering near town after

deer season. He was easily identified by a split he had in one ear, presumably from fighting for dominance. His shed antlers had also been found, and local hunters were aware of the significant antler growth he possessed. Johndrow, who serves as measurer chairman for the New York State Big Bob Lavergne with the unique 20-point Buck Club, non-typical he shot last year. Lavergne’s non-typical sported 20 countable points with 10 non-typical points totaling 37 1/8 inches resulting in a final score of 179 2/8. The gross score of the rack is 191-1/8. That is enough to make it the fifth largest non-typical on record taken in Essex County. Other notable racks from last season included a 16-point taken by Dave Edwards in Cortland County. The buck net scored 182-0 and grossed 206-0. It is the fourth largest typical buck ever shot in New York. The largest non-typical buck measured this year is a 15-pointer taken by Brandon Peters in Niagara County, Johndrow said. That buck net scored 194-0 with a gross score of 203. Hunters have until May 1 to have their bucks scored for inclusion in the New York State Big Buck Club. Johndrow is always more than happy to score a buck taken during last season or prior years and does not charge for the service. He can be reached at 585-4425 or by e-mail at rjohndrow@aol.com. There is an entry fee of $15 for the New York State Big Buck Club and $40 for Boone & Crockett and Pope & Young. The minimum net scores are New York State Big Buck Club: 140 typical and 165 non-typical [rifle]; 120 typical and 145 non-typical [bow]. • Boone & Crockett awards category: 160 typical and 185 non-typical. All time book is 170 typical and 195 nontypical. • National Muzzleloader Association: 130 typical and 160 non-typical.

The antlers of Robert Lavergne’s 20-point buck, shot last season near the Cedar River, scored 179 2/8. The gross score of the rack was 1911/8. That was enough to make it the fifth largest non-typical on record taken in Essex County. Photo courtesy of Richard Johndrow

• Pope & Young [bow] is 125 typical and 155 nontypical. John Gereau is managing editor of Denton Publications and an avid outdoorsman. His column appears regularly.

Tom Holman, Roy Hamilton and Shelley Peppin caught this 30inch, 7.11 lb. lake trout in February on Lake George.


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Ti grads to return to hardwood By Fred Herbst

fred@denpubs.com TICONDEROGA — The 13th annual Best Fourth in the North Alumni Basketball Tournament will return to Ticonderoga April 9. “For more than a decade the basketball alumni have gathered at the Ticonderoga High School gym to help support the Best Fourth in the North basketball tournament,” said Bob Dedrick, who chairs the event. “This year is no exception. Alumni who graduated in the early (19)80s to the most recent grads all converge at the gym to renew friendships, relive memories, get a chance to pit their skills against common opponents and help raise funds for the Fourth of July celebration.” Players are asked to come to the school at 11 a.m. The tournament, featuring former Ticonderoga High School cagers, will begin at noon in the school gym with a three-point shooting contest at 11:45 a.m. The day will feature four games, the final two the consolation and championship games. Teams are determined by the year of graduation to allow graduates to compete with players who were on the roster while in high school.

“Each game is “For more than a decade closely contested, the bask etball alumni where youth usually competes against have ga thered a t the experience,” Ticonderoga H igh S chool Dedrick said. gym to help suppor t the The annual event serves as an unoffiBest Fourth in the Nor th cial reunion and a basketball tournament.”‘ fundraiser for the community’s annuBob Dedrick al Fourth of July celEvent chairman ebration. “This event continues to be is an annual fund raiser for the Fourth of July,” Dedrick said. “As in the past an admission fee is collected and it is hoped that the community will help support this organization and salute the former players and the referees who so generously devote their time.” The July 4th celebration committee will refreshments. All proceeds will go toward Ticonderoga’s 2011 Fourth of July celebration. For more information contact Dedrick at 585-7408.

Hague triathlon registration open Fifth annual race June 25

By Fred Herbst

fred@denpubs.com HAGUE — The North Country Triathlon continues to grow. Organizers expect more than 500 athletes for the fifth annual event June 25 in Hague. Registration is now open. In 2010 nearly 400 people finished the sprint, Olympic and relay races. They hailed from 15 states and five countries. “The race, which has been growing in size each year, has become a landmark event for the region,” said Randy Engler, the race founder. Volunteer Director Donna Levenstien said the race also attracts more than150 local volunteers as well as and safety and rescue personnel from the area. “The town of Hague, which stands at the edge of Lake George, provides an amazing backdrop for the race with crystal clear waters for swimmers, rolling hills for runners, and aggressive mountains for cycling,” said Race Director John Hartley. “It truly is an athlete’s paradise.” The North Country Triathlon is actually three races — a sprint triathlon that includes a 750-meter swim, a 20-kilometer bike ride and a 5-kilometer run; an Olympic triathlon that includes a 1.5-kilometer swim, a 40-kilometer bike ride and a 10-kilometer run; and a relay. Both races start at the Lake George Land Conservancy beach, adjacent to Hague Beach. Swimmers go south towards Jenkin’s Point and return. Competitors then mount their bikes. The 40K course

heads to Ticonderoga and up Chilson hill and back, while the 20K course goes south on Route 8 up Graphite Mountain to West Hague Road to the New Hague Road back to the beach. Both runs go south on Route 9N toward Silver Bay and back.Terrance Fox was the leading man and Mara Fronhofer the top woman in the sprint race last year. Todd Shatynski was the top man and Michelle Rosowsky the first woman in the Olympic tri in 2010. The sprint race had 164 finishers, the Olympic race 137 finishers and the relay attracted 12 teams. Proceeds from the North Country Triathlon go to charity. Among the charities the race supports is The Hope Lodge of Burlington, a “home away from home” for cancer patients receiving treatment at Burlington’s Fletcher-Allen cancer center. Engler chose The Hope Lodge as a way to honor his mother and his sister, who are both cancer survivors. “We’re excited to announce that by the close of our fifth race, we’ll have donated over $15,000 to our charity partners,” said Engler, who spent his childhood summers exploring the shores of Lake George. “I can’t thank our sponsors and many volunteers enough. This has been truly an amazing experience.” Sponsors of the fifth annual North Country Triathlon include the Town of Hague, Green Mountain Coffee, Silver Bay YMCA, Codino’s Foods, Lake George Mirror, Hague Chamber of Commerce, Warren Country Board of Tourism, MojoMotors.com, XTERRA Wetsuits, IZZE Sparkling Juices, TD Bank and Zatista.com. For race registration, volunteer opportunities, sponsor requests and other information go online at www.northcountrytri.com.

Alumni turn out to honor Pat Ward at tourney By Keith Lobdell

Women: Willsboro 25, ELCS-2 14 Willsboro: Yvonne Stafford 0, Sarah Noll 10, Randi Swires 2, Codia Holland 7, Serene Holland 1, Krystal Porter 2. Christine Benedict 0 ELCS-2: Tanya Welch 0, Andrea Denton 4, K. Sweatt 0, J. McGinn 0, L. Wallace 2, A. Canabush 0, Ginger Phinney 4, A. Dawson 4

PUTNAM — The Putnam Central School District pre-kindergarten and kindergarten registration will be held on Monday, April 4, 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the school with no appointment necessary. For a student to enter the pre-k program the student must be 4 years old by Dec. 1, 2011, and for a student to enter kindergarten, the student must be 5 years old by Dec. 1, 2011. The district is asking parents/guardians to contact the school prior to April 1 with the students’ name who will be registering for the 2011-2012 school year. Parents are asked to bring the student’s birth certificate and immunization record on the day of registration. For further information call the school at 547-8266.

Sale to aid religious ed program PORT HENRY — There will be a bake sale 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at Stewart’s Shop in Port Henry to benefit the Catholic Community of Moriah’s religious education program . To donate a baked good or to sign up to help at the sale please contact Dusti Pratt 942-7105.

Bluegrass group to gather in Ti TICONDEROGA — The Champlain Valley Bluegrass and Old Time Music Association will meet Sunday, April 3, at 1 p.m. at the American Legion on Montcalm Street in Ticonderoga. People are asked to bring a dish for the buffet. For information call Laura Groshans at 546-7359.

Development group to meet PORT HENRY — The next meetings for the Moriah Community Economic Development Edge will be April 13 and May 18, both at 6 p.m. at the Moriah town hall. The public is invited to attend.

Donations sought for library sale PORT HENRY — The Sherman Free Library is seeking items from the community for its Trinkets, Treasures, and Baubles sale on Saturday, May 28, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Port Henry Storage, 6 Dock Lane. The public can help the library by donating gently used items, family treasures and children’s clothes and toys. Electronics and appliances will not be accepted. All proceeds benefit the library. To donate, contact Bill Bryant at 645-0219.

NYSDAR to meet in Ticonderoga TICONDEROGA — The NYSDAR will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 12, at 6:30 p.m. at the VFW building on the corner of Route 22 and the Shore Airport Road in Ticonderoga.

Elementary lock-in scheduled PORT HENRY — Moriah Central School will host an Elementary Mini Lock-In Activity Night Friday, April 8, 6-10 p.m. featuring Screamer Slide and Bounce House. It is open to students in grades 3-6 and will also include basketball, movies, swimming, kickball and free time. The cost is $12. Drinks and buffet will be provided at no cost to the students.For information contact Val Mildon at 546-3301, ext. 506.

PORT HENRY — The Sherman Free Library will have a book sale on Saturday, April 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the library in Port Henry.

Movie night planned at church PORT HENRY — Lake Champlain Bible Fellowship will host a monthly community movie night on the first Saturday of every month at 7 p.m. Specific movie information is available online at www.lcbible.org or 546-4200.

Kindergarten registration set Alex Dawson of the Elizabethtown-Lewis teams defends a shot by Terry Conley of the Westport team. The Westport women’s team won the tournament. Photo by Keith Lobdell

Women: Westport 28, ELCS-1 18 Westport: Krissy Bullock 3, Arlene Vogel Phillips 1, Terry Conley 6, Becky Hopkins 1, Stefanie Russell 6, Kalika Hopkins 4, Nanette Sherman Polvinale 0, Mika Conley Mannix 7 ELCS-1: Jessyka McGinn 0, Leslie Wallace 0, Ashli Canabush 10, Alex Dawson 6, Michelle Spooner 2, Katie Sweatt 0

Putnam to register students

Sherman Library to sell books

keith@denpubs.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Alumni from four schools came out for a day of basketball and fundraising as part of the Pat Ward Alumni Basketball Classic on March 27 at the Elizabethtown-Lewis school gymnasium. The Schroon Lake mens team and the Westport girls teams were the victors at the event, which raised funds for the Pat Ward Scholarship. The tournament was started by the Moriah Shock Corrections Officers, organized by Michael “Ike” Tyler, to honor Ward, who was killed in a car accident on New Year ’s Eve, 1991. The scholarship is awarded to an ELCS senior who best exemplifies Ward’s love for soccer and his free-spirited attitude. results from the games are as follows:

In Brief

SCHROON LAKE — Schroon Lake Central School will hold kindergarten registration April 13 and April 29. Children must be 5 years of age on or before Dec. 1, 2011, to be eligible to enter kindergarten in September 2011. All childhood immunizations must be up-to-date and documented from a physician or clinic. A birth certificate and social security number are also requested at the time of registration. Parents should call the school office at 532-7164 ext. 3385 to place their child on the mailing list. Individual letters of invitation with the date and time for parents to bring their child to school for registration will be mailed after an appointment is set up.

Men: Schroon Lake 60, Westport 46 Schroon Lake: Ethan Tyrell 7, Dana Shaughnessy 0, Eric LeClair 21, Wayne Welch 6, Lucas Brock 15, Chris Ferris 5, Matt Ferris 6 Westport: Alex Moore 4, Tony Moore 5, Chris Markwica 9, Mike Tyler, Jr. 4, Tanner Carroll 15, Johnny Stahl 0, Kevin Brant 3, Colin MacIver 6

Women’s Title: Westport 52, Willsboro 19 Westport: T. Conley 11, M. Conley Mannix 10, N. Sherman Polvinale 4, S. Russell 4, B. Hopkins 0, K. Hopkins 4, K. Bullock 17, A. Vogel Phillips 2 Willsboro: Y. Stafford 0, S. Noll 3, R. Swires 4. C. Holland 4, S. Holland 6, K. Porter 2, C. Benedict 0

Ti Youth Center sets schedule

Men’s Title: ELCS 51, Willsboro 38 ELCS: Evan Drew 11, Scott Hutchins 0, Fig Hutchins 0, Pat Cashin 0, Matt Cashin 0, Joe Cashin 17, Henry Bassette 9, Tommy Doyle 8, Josh Mowery 2, Garrett Hume 2, Jimmy Pierce 2 Willsboro: David Lee 6, Paul Arnold 14, Eric Arnold 3, Dave Reynolds 0, Josh Palmer 2, Bubba Ball 0, Ike Tyler 7, Chipper Dickerson 6

Men’s Title: Schroon Lake 51, ELCS 44 Schroon Lake: E. Tyrell 12, D. Shaughnessy 3, E. LeClair 14, W. Welch 13, L. Brock 4, C. Ferris 5, M. Ferris 0 ELCS: E. Drew 6, S. Hutchins 2, F. Hutchins 0, P. Cashin 0, J. Cashin 15, H. Bassette 5, T. Doyle 5, J. Mowery 4, G. Hume 0, J. Pierce 8

TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Youth Center, located at the Armory on Champlain Avenue, is open for youth activities on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 3-6 p.m. with certain days designated to specific age groups. A sample calender can be obtained at local school offices or people can call the center at 585-7709 3-6 p.m. or the town clerk’s office at 585-6677 daily.


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Obituaries William M. McCaughin August 22, 1951 - March 26, 2011

TICONDEROGA — T iconderoga planning board meeting, 7 p.m. Community Building.

Evelyn Frances Barber

Tuesday, April 5 SCHROON LAKE — The Schr oon Lake P ublic Librar y will be off er fr ee computer training classes. People will be taught to create a document using Microsoft Word, spreadsheet tips and tricks using M icrosoft Ex cel. For further information contact the library at 532-7737 ext. 13. TICONDEROGA — T iconderoga parks and r ecreation committ ee meeting, 4:30 p.m., Community Building.

Thursday, April 7 Tom Shpur, a postal carrier in Ticonderoga, was recently cited for driving postal vehicles 1 million miles without an accident. From left are Paul Zimolka, a former Ti postmaster now serving Gansevoort, Shpur and Dan Cronin, a regional postal offical. TICONDEROGA — C elebrate Recovery meetings ar e ev ery Wednesday 6:30 - 8 p.m. in the board room at Moses L udington Hospital . Open t o the public. For more information call Vince at 429-9173. TICONDEROGA — Champlain Valley Chorale r ehearsals will be held each Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church, 1045 Wicker St., Ticonderoga. New singers in all sec tions ar e w elcomed and no audition is necessar y. For further information, contact Bob Elling at 585-2173. TICONDEROGA — Amer ican L egion Post #224 will hold its monthly meeting t he second Thursday of every month. All members ar e encouraged t o att end. There will be a $25 door prize drawn each month for attendance. TICONDEROGA —The Ticonderoga “Best Fourth in the North” committee will at 7 p.m. at the Century 21 office on the first Thursday of the month. TICONDEROGA — Bingo , Ticonderoga fir e house , 6:45 p .m., ev ery Thursday. Doors open at 5 p.m. TICONDEROGA — The Ti Area Seniors meet the first M onday of ev ery month at 1 p.m. at the Armory. TICONDEROGA — Cornerstone Alliance Chur ch has f ormed a y outh group f or people ages 10-17. The group will meet in Tuesdays 6-8 p .m. The chur ch is locat ed at 1 78 M ontcalm St. For information call 585-6391.

Saturday, April 2 PORT HENRY — The Sherman Free Library will have a book sale 10 a.m. ot 2 p.m. at the library in Port Henry. TICONDEROGA — St. M ary’s School seventh and eighth grade students will hold a bottle dr ive 10 a.m. to 1 p .m. to raise money f or a whale watch trip. Bottles can be dropped off at the school garage.

Sunday, April 3 TICONDEROGA — The Champlain Valley B luegrass a nd O ld Time M usic Association will meet at 1 p .m. at the American Legion on Montcalm Street in Ticonderoga. P eople ar e ask ed t o bring a dish f or the buff et. For information call Laura Gr oshans at 546-

7359. TICONDEROGA — A fr ee F amily Fellowship Dinner will be served 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the f ellowship hall at the First Unit ed M ethodist Chur ch of Ticonderoga. The menu will feature turkey and gravy and biscuits. Dessert and bev erages ar e included . While there is no charge, a free-will donation may be made . For mor e inf ormation contact the church office at 585-7995 or visit the chur ch w eb sit e, w ww.tifumc.com.

Monday, April 4 PORT HENRY — The village of Port Henry board of trust ees will conduc t their annual or ganizational meeting at 7 p .m. at the municipal building , 4303 Main St. Any individuals that require handicapped access ar e ask ed to contac t the village office in advance at 546-9933. PUTNAM — The P utnam C entral School D istrict p re-kindergarten a nd kindergarten registration will be held 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the school with no appointment necessary. For a student to ent er the pr e-k pr ogram the student must be 4 y ears old by D ec. 1, 2011, and f or a student t o ent er kindergarten, the student must be 5 years old by Dec. 1, 2011. For further information call the school at 5478266. TICONDEROGA — Gr iefShare, a special help seminar and suppor t group f or people exper iencing g rief and loss, will be held 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Inter-Lakes Health’s board room in Ticonderoga. This is a nondenominational group and features biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics. To pr e-register or obtain mor e inf ormation call Cam Brown at 585-6217. TICONDEROGA — T iconderoga youth commission meeting, 5 p.m. Armory. TICONDEROGA — T iconderoga Area A dults Seniors meeting , 1 p .m., Armory. TICONDEROGA — The 11th annual Ticonderoga High School Senior-Faculty Basketball Game will be played at 6:30 p.m. Ticket will be $3 f or adults $2 for students in grades 6-12 and $1 for students in grades kindergarten to 5. There will be a 50/50 half court shot competition at half time. TICONDEROGA — The Ti Area Sen-

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Wednesday, April 6

iors will meet at 1 p.m. at the Armory with guest speaker, physical therapist Kim Vilardo.

Ongoing CROWN POINT — Crown Point will continue t o off er the Ex tra Helpings Program fr om the Reg ional F oodbank of Northeastern New York. Each month buyers can selec t from a var iety of wholesome foods from a menu offering four different options. Orders must be made by the 10th of each month by cash payment at the Knapp Seniors Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or by calling Laur ie Har vey at 5979495. The pick up is the f ourth Wednesday of each month at the Knapp Senior center from 11 to 1. Flyers will be at places of business in Crown Point. HAGUE — Holistic str ess management f eaturing T'ai Chi and Qigong , Tuesdays a t t he H ague C ommunity Building, 6:15 t o 7:15 p .m. F or more information e -mail r eturntomountain@yahoo.com or call 543-6605. HAGUE — Hague Fish & Game Club meetings are held on the thir d Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. MORIAH — The Moriah Senior Citizens Club meets on the first Monday of each month at 1 p .m. in the P ort Henry Train Station. If this date falls on a holiday the meeting will be held on the first Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. MORIAH — Moriah Arts and Crafts Group sponsored by the Moriah Senior Citiz ens Club on Thursday mor nings from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Port Henr y Train Station. Sta y f or a noon time meal sponsored by the Essex County Nutrition Program (reservations ar e r equired by calling 5467941 the day before). PORT HENRY — The Moriah Chamber of Commerce meets the firstTuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Sagan’s, Port Henry. Meetings are open to the public. SCHROON LAKE — Mountainside Share Shop clothing distr ibution hours: Tuesday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. t o noon. F or an appointment f or the f ood pantr y, call 5327128 ext. 3 dur ing Share Shop hours. 165 US Rte 9, Schroon Lake. SCHROON LAKE — TOPS ( Take Off Pounds Sensibly) group meets at the Schroon Lak e Senior C enter (acr oss from Grand Union) on Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. For information call Donna at 803-4032. SILVER BAY — The Nor thern Lak e George Rotar y Club is a ser vice club that meets at Silv er Bay YMCA of the Adirondacks at 7:30 a.m. ev ery Tuesday. A full br eakfast is offered before the business meeting and a local guest speak er. C ontact P resident Michelle Benedic t at 585-7785 f or more information on the meeting or any of our events. New members are always welcomed. TICONDEROGA -— A CBL Duplicate Br idge, M ondays and Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. For more information call 585-3322. TICONDEROGA — The Alzheimer’s Disease Assistance Center will hold a monthly support group for caregivers at I nter-Lakes Health, Ethan Allen Library, the second Tuesday of ev ery month from 4 to 5 p.m. Call 564-3370 or 800-388-0199 f or mor e inf ormation. TICONDEROGA — The Adirondack Trailriders meet the second Wednesday of each month, y ear-round, at 7 p.m. at the Ticonderoga Fish & G ame Club. TICONDEROGA — S upport g roup for people with family members who have addic tions. M eetings in the library at the Heritage Commons nursing home, every Monday at 6:30 p.m.

TICONDEROGA – William M. McCaughin, 59, of Ticonderoga, died Saturday, March 26, 2011 at the Moses-Ludington Hospital in Ticonderoga, NY. He was born August 22, 1951 in Ticonderoga, son of John W. J. and Elizabeth E. (Moore) McCaughin. He graduated from Ticonderoga High School and then operated his family’s dairy farm for many years. He was a member of the Essex County Chapter of the American Farm Bureau, serving as president for five years. He served on the Board of Assessment and Review in Ticonderoga for many years and was also an active member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He is survived by a brother, John McCaughin and his wife, Deborah, and their daughters, Devon and Valerie of Deltona, Florida; and a sister, Martha McCaughin of Ripton, Vermont. Calling hours will be held at the Wilcox and Regan Funeral Home, 11 Algonkin St., Ticonderoga, on Thursday, March 31, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 1, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ticonderoga. The Rite of Committal will take place at the family plot of the Valley View Cemetery of Ticonderoga at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Ticonderoga Alumni Association Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 644, Ticonderoga, NY 12883.

Amount Seller $2,500,000 McKenna Properties LLC $23,000 Michael J. and Diane M. Graney $83,000 John E. and Penny Lacy $385,500 Andrew J. Lawlor $1,100 Kim A. Marsha $190,000 John Stafford $99,400 Jacqueline Van Cour $50,000 LTV Steel Company Inc. $865,000 Thea M. Niles $7,200 Shawn Redding $60,000 Valorie Sherwin $329,000 Ronald and Janet Vanhuizen $30,000 Eleanor Whipple $215,000 Brenden Gotham $79,000 Richard M. Balzano $50,000 Janie and Sabrina Bevilacqua $193,396 Veronica R. Byers $10,000 Theresa Callanan $395,000 Patrick Dellavalle

Buyer Barbizon Holding LLC Scott and Peggy J. Smith Stephen M. Lacy Zay B. Curtis III

Location North Elba Ticonderoga Chesterfield North Elba New York RSA 2 Cellular Partnership Chesterfield William E. and Liann Kimball Minerva Kevin L. and Theresa M. Gregory Jay High Peaks Sand Gravel and Minerals Multiple Irinia and Sergei Tazin North Elba Nicole Conger North Elba High Peaks Sand Gravel and Minerals Moriah Kevin Anthony Walter North Elba Keith E. and Kimberly A. Dubay Minerva Luke A. and Jean E. Bernhardt North Elba Mark Geller and Lisa Reshko Jay Cheryl Sayles North Elba Metlife Home Loans North Elba William A. and William L. Mock Willsboro Regis Bowmaker Dellavalle North Elba

CROWN POINT — Cr own P oint High School musicians will pr esent their spr ing concer t at 7 p .m. in the school auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. TICONDEROGA — The Adirondack Torch Club will meet at 6 p.m. at Ti Pi Pizzeria. Jim Cra wford will speak on the biog raphy of Ber trin R aymund, “Caught up in WWII).” Those planning to att end should call Iris Civilier at 532-9239 or Stan Burdick at 585-7015 with their menu selections.

Friday, April 8 PORT HENRY — M oriah C entral School will host an Elementar y M ini Lock-In A ctivity N ight 6-10 p .m. f eaturing Scr eamer Slide and Bounce House. It is open to students in grades 3-6 and will also include bask etball, movies, swimming , k ickball and fr ee time. The cost is $12. Drinks and buffet will be pr ovided at no cost t o the students.For inf ormation contac t Val Mildon at 546-3301, ext. 506. TICONDEROGA — The T iconderoga Elks Lodge #1494 will hold its last dinner of the season noon t o 7 p .m. The menu will include chick en and biscuits for $7. Take outs will be available.

Saturday, April 9 PORT HENRY — C ub Scout P ack 100 will hold a bottle drive 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mac’s M arket in Port Henry and Boyea’s Market in Moriah. For pick ups call Karen at 942-7143 or Randy at 546-7975. TICONDEROGA — T iconderoga Fourth of July dinner -dance at the Knights of C olumbus. C ocktail hour will be 6 t o 7 p.m. and an I talian dinner will be ser ved 7 t o 8 p .m. R affle and door pr izes will be a warded at 8 p.m. f ollowed by dancing t o music provided b y D ecibel E ntertainment. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at Century 21, the Ticonderoga Ar ea Chamber of C ommerce or fr om an y committee member. F or mor e inf ormation call 585-2233. TICONDEROGA — The Best Fourth in the Nor th Alumni Bask etball Tournament will be played at Ticonderoga High School . P layers ar e ask ed t o come t o the school at 11 a.m. The tournament, f eaturing f ormer Ticonderoga High School cagers, will begin at noon in the school gym with a three-point shooting contest at 11:45 a.m.

March 27, 1930-March 23,2011 TICONDEROGA — Evelyn Frances Barber, 80, of Ticonderoga, passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at her residence. Born in Ticonderoga, March 27, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Ralph J. and Ada (Blanchard) O'Dell. Mrs. Barber was a lifelong Ticonderoga resident. She was employed by Al Stanley at Sunshine Laundry of Ticonderoga for 20 years. She was also employed in the Bakery of Grand Union of Ticonderoga for several years. She especially enjoyed her family and gatherings, and always had time for family and friends. Mrs. Barber loved country western music and was an avid New York Yankee fan. She was pre-deceased by her husband of 60 years, Martin H. Barber on Feb. 22, 2007. She was also pre-deceased by one son, Marc H. Barber. Survivors include five children, Martin F. Barber and his wife Melodie of Ticonderoga; Vicki DeLong and her husband, Michael of Ticonderoga, Sharon Cooke and her husband, Dr. Gary Cooke of Port Henry, Debra Rodgers of Lehighton, Pa., and JoAnn Kunkel and her husband, Clair of Lansford, Pa.; one step-daughter, Sandra Randall of Gansevoort; and 12 grandchildren and their spouses, Tim and Michelle Benedict, Terry and Helen Benedict, Sandy and Paula DeLong, Christopher DeLong, Alaina and Jarid French, all of Ticonderoga, Chad and Nicole Rodgers, and Dusten and Danielle Rodgers of Jim Thorpe, Pa., Cindy and Bill Offenbacker of Liberty, N.C., Jay Barber of Lake George, Heather and Brendan Hughes of Clifton Park, Jessica and Nathan Lager of Jim Thorpe, Pa., and the Rev. Brent and Marisa Kunkel of Tamaqua, Pa. She is also survived by 18 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends called Saturday, March 26, at the Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home, 11 Algonkin St., Ticonderoga. A funeral service followed at the funeral home. Her grandson, the Rev. Brent Kunkel officiated. Burial will take place at the family plot of the Mt. Hope Cemetery of Ticonderoga, later in the spring. Donations in Evelyn's memory may be made to High Peaks Hospice, P.O. Box 192, Port Henry, NY 12974 or the North Country S.P.C.A., 23 Lake Shore Road, Westport, NY 12993.

James Herbert Hoover April 24, 1951-March 25, 2011 SCHROON LAKE — James Herbert Hoover, after a life of joyous adventure at the age of 59, passed away unexpectedly Friday morning, March 25, 2011, at Albany Medical Center from injuries sustained from a farming accident. Born April 24, 1951, in Philadelphia, Pa., he was the son of the late Catherine Suttong Hoover and Herbert “Red” Hoover and his wife Deborah. Jim graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Philadelphia and moved back to Cambridge, N.Y., in the early 1970s when he began working for H.E. Ignition. He worked there for many years eventually becoming owner of the company. In 1999, Jim and his wife Phyllis decided to close the company and moved to Schroon Lake where they opened On the River Campgrounds. In 2006 this is where Jim fulfilled his life long dream by starting and running his “hobby farm.” Jim is survived by Phyllis Curtis Hoover his best friend and soul mate of 32 years and beloved wife since August 28, 1982, his beloved daughter Jessica Robin and fiancé William Gallinari, adoring grandchildren Serina Jade and Riley James. Jim is survived by two brothers. Also a brother and sister-in-law Lloyd and Cynthia Curtis, an Uncle Bobby and niece Kristen Carpenter. A special cousin Beverly McBlain. Jim is also survived by several other aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and many dear friends. Jim will be truly missed by all those whose lives he has touched. Funeral services were private followed by cremation.

Sunday, April 10 TICONDEROGA — T iconderoga Elks L odge # 1494 will hold its last breakfast of the season 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The breakfast will be cook ed to order. Take outs will be available.

Monday, April 11 PORT HENRY — The village of Port Henry board of trustees will meet at 7 p.m. at the municipal building , 4303 Main St. An y individuals that r equire handicapped access are asked to contact the village office in advance at 546-9933. TICONDEROGA — Gr iefShare, a special help seminar and suppor t group f or people exper iencing g rief and loss, will be held 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Inter-Lakes Health’s board room in Ticonderoga. This is a nondenominational group and features biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics. To pr e-register or obtain mor e inf ormation call Cam Brown at 585-6217.

Betty L. Johnson Feb. 28, 1919-March 20, 2011 TICONDEROGA — Betty L. Johnson, 92, formerly of Fishkill, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2011, at the Heritage Commons Residential Healthcare of Ticonderoga. She was born in Brooklyn on Feb. 28, 1919. A memorial service will take place on Saturday, April 9, at 2 p.m. at the First Reformed Church of Fishkill, 1153 Main St., Fishkill.

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NOTICE OF FORMATION OF GEMSTONE WHITEFACE LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/16/11. Office location Essex County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: C/O CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011. Purpose: Any Lawful activity. TT-3/5-4/9/11-6TC77714 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF CAMP MIDWOOD LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 02/25/11. Office location: Essex County. Princ. office of LLC: c/o De Vos & Co. PLLC, 1230 Ave. of the Americas, 7th Fl., NY, NY 10020. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Lloyd De Vos at the princ. office of the LLC. Purpose: Any lawful activity. TT-3/19-4/23/11-6TC78367 ----------------------------NAME OF FOR. LP: MCFSA, LTD. Appl. for Auth. filed with Sec. of State of NY: 8/10/2010. Jurisd. and date of org.: TX 11/7/2001. Princ. bus. loc.: 12918 Delivery Dr., San Antonio, TX 78247. NY State off. loc.: Essex Cty. Sec. of State designated as agent upon whom process against it may be served. Sec. of State shall mail copy of process to: National Corporate Research, Ltd., 10 E. 40th St., NY, NY 10016. Addr. of LP in TX is 12918 Delivery Dr., San Antonio, TX 78247. Name/addr. of GP avail. from Sec. of State. Authorized office in TX where Cert. of LP is filed is: TX Sec. of State, P.O. Box 13697, Austin, TX 78711. Purpose: any lawful activity. TT-3/26-4/30/11-6TC78389 ----------------------------PUTNAM CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWN OF PUTNAM WASHINGTON COUNTY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing of the qualified voters of the Putnam Central School District, Washington County, Putnam, New York will be held in the Putnam School building in said district on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 7:00 P.M. prevailing time, for the presentation of the budget. The budget will be available for review on May 3, 2011 at the Putnam Central School. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the annual meeting of the qualified voters of the Putnam Central School District # 1 of the town of Putnam, Washington County, Putnam, New York will be held in said district on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. prevailing time, in the Putnam Central School, at

which time the polls will be opened to vote by voting ballot upon the following items: 1. To adopt the annual budget of the School District for the fiscal year 2011-2012 and to authorize the requisite portion thereof to be raised by taxation on the taxable property of the district. 2. To elect 1 member of the Board. One member for a five year term commencing on July 1, 2011 and expiring on June 30, 2016 to succeed Richard Wilson whose term expires on June 30, 2011. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a copy of the statement of the amount of money which will be required to fund the school district's budget for 20112012, exclusive of public monies, and an exemption summary report as required by section 495 of Real Property Tax Law, may be obtained by any resident of the district during the business hours beginning Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at the Putnam Central School. AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the petitions nominating candidates for the office of member of the board of education shall be filed with the clerk of said district at her office, in the Putnam Central School, not later than April 17, 2011 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Each petition shall be directed to the Clerk of the District and shall be signed by at least 25 voters of the District, must state the name and residence of the candidate and shall describe the specific vacancy for which the candidate is nominated. AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a district voter must request in advance, an application for an absentee ballot. The voter must complete the application and must be received by the District Clerk or board designee at least seven days before the election/vote if ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the election/vote if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter. Proof of residency is required. Sharon Burnett Putnam Central School District School District Clerk T T 4/2,4/16,4/30,5/14/114 TC-77748 ----------------------------NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing of the qualified voters of the Schroon Lake Central School District, Essex County, Schroon Lake, New York will be held in the Schroon Lake Central School building in said district on May 5, 2011 at 7:00 pm for the presentation of the budget. The budget will be available for review beginning on April 25, 2011 in the Schroon Lake Central School Office between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm daily excluding Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the annual meeting of the qualified voters of the Schroon Lake Central School District of the Town of Schroon, Essex County, New York will be held at the Schroon Lake Central School district on Tuesday May 17, 2011 between the hours of 12 Noon and 8:00 pm,

or until those present at that time have voted, at which time the polls will be open to vote by voting by machine or by paper ballot upon the following items: 1. To adopt the annual budget of the School District for the fiscal year 2011-2012 and to authorize the requisite portion thereof to be raised by taxation on the taxable property of the District. 2. To elect one member of the Board of Education for a five year term commencing July 1, 2011 and expiring on June 30, 2016 to succeed Ellen Garland whose term expires June 30, 2011 3. To vote on a proposition to enter into a five year lease of a 65 passenger school bus not to exceed the amount of $18,000.00 per year. 4. To vote on any other propositions which will be placed on the ballot, which relates to school business at Schroon Lake Central School. FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY BEING GIVEN that petitions nominating candidates for the office of member of the Board of Education must be filed with the Clerk of the said school district, not later that April 18, 2011 by 5:00 pm. Each petition must be signed by at least twenty-five qualified voters and state the name and residence of the candidate and the vacancy for which the petition is being submitted. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT absentee ballots are available for qualified voters, who on the day of the Budget Vote will be absent from the Schroon Lake Central School District because of studies, occupation, duties, business, illness, vacation, physical disability, or confined to a hospital or jail. Application for an absentee ballot must be received by the District Clerk at least seven (7) days before the Budget Vote so the ballot can be mailed. A list of those persons to whom absentee ballots have been issued will be posted for inspection in the school office five (5) days before the vote. An absentee ballot must reach the office of the District Clerk at the Schroon Lake Central School not later than 5:00 pm on the day of the Budget Vote. FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the qualified voters of the School District shall be entitled to vote at the said budget vote. A qualified voter is one who is: 1. A citizen of the United States. 2. Eighteen years of age or older. 3. A resident within the District for a period of thirty (30) days next preceding the Budget Vote. The School District may require all persons offering to vote at the Budget Vote to provide one form of proof of residency pursuant to Education Law #20018-c. Such form may include a drivers license, a non driver identification card, a utility bill, or a voter registration card. Upon offer of proof of residency, the School District may also require all persons to provide their signature, printed name and address. NOTICE IS HEREBY BEING GIVEN that the School District Clerk is hereby authorized to amend the notice of the

District Meeting and Budget from time to time as, in her discretion, such amendment might be required. Dated April 1, 2011 District Clerk: Lisa DeZalia Board of Education President: John Armstrong Schroon Lake Central School District Town of Schroon, County of Essex, New York T T 4/2,4/9,4/23,5/7/114TC-78390 ----------------------------LEGAL NOTICE Time Warner Cable Albany Division's agreements with programmers and broadcasters to carry their services and stations routinely expire from time to time. We are usually able to obtain renewals or extensions of such agreements, but in order to comply with applicable regulations, we must inform you when an agreement is about to expire. The following agreements are due to expire soon, and we may be required to cease carriage of one or more of these services/stations in the near future. E!, Style, OTB(Capital District OTB), Encore, Encore Action, Encore HD, Encore Drama, Encore Love, Encore Mystery, Encore WAM, Encore Westerns, Starz!, Starz Cinema, Starz Comedy, Starz Comedy HD, Starz Edge, Starz Edge HD, Starz HD, Starz in Black, Starz Kids & Family, Starz Kids & Family HD, TruTV, Lifetime, Weather Channel SD/HD, Zee TV, BBC America SD/ HD/VOD, FUSE, Golf Channel, Sprout, Current TV. Please note, some channels listed may not be available in your service area. Please consult local listings for more details at www.timewarnercable.com/alba ny. The following programming changes are scheduled to take place: WCWN and WCWN HD to be deleted on or around March 23, 2011; channel 1046 History & Nature on Demand to become Nature and Knowledge on Demand on or about May 3, 2011; TV Guide on Demand to be deleted from channels 1034/1099 and content added to Entertainment on Demand channel 1086 on or around May 3, 2011; Jewelry TV to be added to channel 193; ESPN 3D on Demand to be added to channel 1507, ESPN Deportes HD to be added; RT TV (Russia Today) Spanish language version to be added to channel 196. The new services listed above cannot be accessed on CableCarde q u i p p e d Unidirectional Digital Cable Products purchased at retail without additional, twoway capable equipment. Finally, we are currently involved in discussions regarding the services and/or stations listed below. While we cannot guarantee that we will reach agreement with the relevant programmers and/or broadcasters, we are listing these services/stations here in the event that we are able to start carrying them in the future: GameHD2, Lifetime HD, NESN, Jewish Life TV, Gospel Music Channel SD and Gospel Music

Channel HD. You may downgrade or terminate service without charge at any time. Further, if carriage of a premium channel is discontinued and you have incurred installation, upgrade or other onetime charges relating to such premium service within six months prior to the date of the change, you may elect to downgrade or terminate service within 30 days and obtain a rebate of any such charge. Time Warner Cable 1021 High Bridge Road Schenectady, NY 12303 TT-4/2/11-1TC-78397 ----------------------------NOTICE TO BIDDERS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Undersigned, on behalf of the Essex County Board of Supervisors, will accept sealed bids for food commodities for three month periods as follows: Period of B i d s Opened April 16, 2011 - July 15, 2011 April 6, 2011 Sealed bids will be received until 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at which time bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Specifications are available by contacting the Office of the Purchasing Agent, Essex County Government Center, 7551 Court Street, Elizabethtown, New York 12932, by calling 518-873-3330, or on the County Website: www.co.essex.ny.us All bids submitted in response to this notice shall be marked "SEALED BID - FOOD COMMODITIES NUTRITION" clearly on the outside of the envelope. All bids shall be submitted on the bid sheets included in the package, and no other forms shall be accepted. In addition to bid sheets, the bidder shall submit executed non-collusion bid certificates signed by the bidder or one of its officers as required by the General Municipal Law Sec. 103d. Essex County reserves the right to reject any and all bids not considered to be in the best interest of Essex County, and to waive any technical or formal defect in the bids which is considered by Essex County to be merely irregular, immaterial, or unsubstantial. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that Essex County affirmatively states that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this notice, without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual preference or Vietnam Era veteran status, disadvantaged and minority or women-owned business enterprises will be afforded equal opportunity to submit bids in response hereto. Dated: March 28, 2011 Linda M. Wolf, CPA Purchasing Agent Essex County Government Center Elizabethtown, New York 12932 (518) 873-3330 TT-4/2/11-1TC-78415 ----------------------------LEGAL NOTICE Pursuant to section 501 of the Real Property Tax Law, The Assessors for the Town of Crown Point have Inventory and Valuation data available for review of the

assessments in the Township. An appointment may be made to review this information by phoning 518-5974140. Dated: March 24, 2011 Carl Ross Steve Mackay Glen Porter TT-4/2/11-1TC-73322 ----------------------------LEGAL NOTICE The Tentative Assessment Roll for the Town of Crown Point is on file, and may be viewed at the Town Hall - Monitor Bay Park, Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM thru 3 PM. Section 526 of the Real Property Tax Law requires the Assessor to be in attendance with the Tentative Roll. Location Crown Point Town Hall Monitor Bay: 1st Day Date May 3 Hours 4-8 PM 2nd Day Date May 7 Hours 4-8 PM 3rd Day Date May 12 Hours 4-8 PM 4th Day Date May 17 Hours 4-8 PM Grievance Day May 24, 2011 Hours 4 PM 8PM Location: Town Hall #2 Knapp Senior Center Dated: March 24, 2011 Carl Ross Assessor Chairman Glen Porter Assessor Steve Mackay Assessor TT-4/2/11-1TC-73323 ----------------------------NOTICE OF INVENTORY AND VALUATION DATA PUBLIC NOTICE (PURUANT TO SECTION 501 OF THE REAL PROPERTY LAW) PURSUANT TO SECTION 501 OF THE REAL PROPERTY TAX LAW, THE ASSESSORS FOR THE TOWN OF MORIAH HAVE INVENTORY AND VALUATION DATA AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW OF THE ASSESSMENTS IN THE TOWNSHIP. AN APPOINTMENT MAY BE MADE TO REVIEW THIS INFORMATION BY PHONING (518) 5463098. Paul Mazzotte Brent Ida Tom Carpenter Assessors TT-4/2-4/9/11-2TC73326 ----------------------------NOTICE TO BIDDERS Notice is hereby given, that the Undersigned, on behalf of the ESSEX COUNTY Board of Supervisors, will accept sealed bids until Monday, April 4, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. for One (1) New Passenger Van. Specifications and proposal forms may be obtained from the Office of the Purchasing Agent, Linda Wolf, 7551 Court Street, P.O. Box 217, Elizabethtown, New York or on the County’s Website at the following address: www.co.essex.ny.us. Sealed bids shall be received at the office of the Purchasing Agent, Essex County Government Center, 7551 Court Street, P.O. Box 217, Elizabethtown, New York until April 4, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. after which the bids shall be publicly opened and read aloud. All bids submitted in response to this notice shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope marked “SEALED BID – Van” clearly on the outside of the envelope. All bids shall be submitted on the bid sheets included in the package, and no other

forms shall be accepted. In addition to bid sheets, the bidder shall submit executed Non-Collusive Bidding Certificates signed by the bidder or one of it officers as required by the General Municipal Law, Sec 103d. ESSEX COUNTY reserves the right to reject any and all bids not considered to be in the best interest of ESSEX COUNTY, and to waive any technical or formal defect in the bids which is considered by ESSEX COUNTY to be merely irregular, immaterial, or unsubstantial. PLEASE TAKE FURTHUR NOTICE that ESSEX COUNTY affirmatively states that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this notice, without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual preference or Vietnam Era veteran status, disadvantaged and minority or women-owned business enterprises will be afforded equal opportunity to submit proposals in response hereto. Dated: March 22, 2011 Linda M. Wolf Purchasing Agent Essex County Government Center Elizabethtown, New York 12932 TT-4/2/11-1TC-73333 ----------------------------NOTICE TO BIDDERS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Undersigned, on behalf of the Essex County Board of Supervisors, will accept sealed bids until April 8, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. for the following: ONE (1) NEW & UNUSED VAN Specifications are available by contacting the Office of the Purchasing Agent, Linda M. Wolf, Essex County Government Center, 7551 Court Street, Elizabethtown, New York 12932, by calling 518-8733330 or on the County’s W e b s i t e : www.co.essex.ny.us. Sealed bids will be received at the Office of the Purchasing Agent, Essex County Government Center, 7551 Court Street, Elizabethtown, New York 12932 until April 8, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. at which time bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. All bids submitted in response to this notice shall be marked “SEALED BID – VAN” clearly on the outside of the envelope. All bids shall be submitted on the bid sheets included in the package, and no other forms shall be accepted. In addition to bid sheets, the bidder shall submit executed non-collusion bid certificates signed by the bidder or one of its officers as required by the General Municipal Law Sec. 103d. Essex County reserves the right to reject any and all bids not considered to be in the best interest of Essex County, and to waive any technical or formal defect in the bids which is considered by Essex County to be merely irregular, immaterial, or unsubstantial. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that Essex County affirmatively states that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this notice, without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual preference

or Vietnam Era veteran status, disadvantaged and minority or women-owned business enterprises will be afforded equal opportunity to submit bids in response hereto. Dated: March 21, 2011 Linda M. Wolf, CPA Purchasing Agent Essex County Government Center 7551 Court Street PO box 217 Elizabethtown, New York 12932 (518) 873-3332 TT-4/2/11-1TC-73334 ----------------------------REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN; that the Undersigned, on behalf of the Essex County Board of Supervisors, will accept sealed proposals until March 31, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. from a qualified professional to act in New York State for work preparing site plans for Adirondack Park Agency (“APA”) permit applications on proposed Essex County Pubic Safety Radio System Sites. Specifications are available by contacting the Office of the Purchasing Agent, Linda M. Wolf, Government Center, 7551 Court St., Elizabethtown, New York 12932 or by calling 518-873-3330. Specifications are also available on the website at www.co.essex.ny.us. Sealed proposals will be received at the Office of the Purchasing Agent, County Complex, Elizabethtown, New York 12932 until March 31, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. All proposals submitted in response to this notice shall be marked “SEALED PROPOSAL – Radio Project APA Site Plan Work” clearly on the outside of the envelope. In addition to the proposal, the proposer shall submit executed non-collusion bid certificates signed by the proposer or one of its officers as required by the General Municipal Law Sec. 103d. The successful proposer will be notified promptly by letter and must be prepared to enter into a contract to furnish the materials or services. Essex County reserves the right to reject any and all proposals not considered to be in the best interest of Essex County, and to waive any technical or formal defect in the proposals which is considered by Essex County to be merely irregular, immaterial, or unsubstantial. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that Essex County affirmatively states that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this notice, without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual preference or Vietnam Era veteran status, disadvantaged and minority or women-owned business enterprises will be afforded equal opportunity to submit bids in response hereto. Dated: March 17, 2011 Linda M. Wolf, CPA Purchasing Agent Essex County Government Center Elizabethtown, New York 12932 (518) 873-3330 TT-4/2/11-1TC-73332 -----------------------------


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2997 Broad Street, Port Henry, NY 12974

This auction will be the second of two auctions from this large TiconderogaEstate! THE AUCTION WILL BE HELD AT THE MOUNTAIN TIME AUCTIONS FACILITY IN PORT HENRY (MORIAH) N.Y. We’ve saved some of the best for last! The following items will be offered to the highest bidder Saturday, April 2nd. The auction begins at 11 a.m. sharp. GB5000 watt electric generator, Northstar pro series electric generator, 2006 White LT 5426 7-speed riding lawn tractor, Frigidaire stacking washer and dryer combo, green hide-abed, floral “ladies” chair, tables, Best Chair Co. swivel rocker, drop leaf dining table, secretary desk w/beautiful attached hutch, nice 5-piece complete bedroom in dark pine, kitchen gadgets, pots & pans, lamps, Fire King bowls, UPco vase, Tupperware, Pyrex bowls, Electrolux carpet shampooer, electric punch bowl fountain, 2-drawer file cabinet, white iron patio table w/chairs, campfire supplies, silver food warmer, Pfaltzgraff canister set, TVs and VCRs, entertainment center, tools and garage items... MUCHMORE! ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES INCLUDE: antique chest of drawers, misc. antique furniture pieces, oak dresser, mirrors, antique sled, Japanese tea set, depression-era glass including hobnob milk glass & Napco pink milk glass, Currier & Ives dishware, antique pictures and frames, vintage wicker baskets, old-time telephone, wire insulators, Tomato tea pot (hand-painted Japan), local milk bottles (Ticonderoga & Hague dairies), #2 crock-Fort Edward Stoneware Co., Fishing Creole, collection of cast iron pieces from pots to candelabras to sconces, General Electric 18” “school” wall clock, silver pieces, some jewelry, WWII Uniform with hat, medals, patches, draft papers and more! McCoy vase, antique mirrors, glass refrigerator containers, colorful Depression-era glass... MORE-MORE!

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Great Career Opportunities Physical Therapist: Full-time for our outpatient services. Minimum requirements; Full-time in Physical Therapy and licensure or license eligibility in NY. The ability to communicate effectively with patients, staff and patient families regarding the patient treatment and projected outcomes. LPN: Two Full-time positions for our Health Care Centers. Minimum requirements, must possess a current NYS LPN license. Past experience working in a Primary Care Setting preferred. Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner: Full-time for our Emergency Department, Clinics, Health Care Centers and Contractual Agreements. Must be a certified PA or licensed NP from an approved NYS program with specific training and/or experience performing general family practice medicine. Must have a current ACLS, ATLS, BLS and PALS. Send resume to: Rae Sicola, Human Resources, Elizabethtown Community Hospital, PO Box 277, Elizabethtown, NY 12932. Phone (518) 873-3095, Fax (518) 873-3007, or our website www.ech.org. 75 Park Street Elizabethtown, NY 12932 873-6377 • www.ech.org

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HILLSIDE CHILDREN’S Center- Auburn, NY Clinician I MSW/Masters degree. License or ability to be licensed required. Resumes to: jobs@hillside.com or fax (585)654-1312

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OFFICE ADMIN/SECRETARIAL: Non-profit organization, year round 3/5 time, Bolton/Warrensburg area, strong verbal and electronic communication skill s required. Send resume and cov er letter to skyefarmed@logical.net. Please do not call. Resumes will be accepted until 4/15/2011.

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AUTO DISMANTLER with own tools, knowledge of scrap metal. 518-798-8902 AUTO TECHNICIAN Experienced auto tech needed for growing shop in Ticonderoga area. Minimum 8 years experience. Must have own tools & state inspection license required. Dealership experience + ASE certification is preferred. Please call John 518-585-6325 or586-2924

BUS DRIVER - Up to 6 hours/day bus driver position. Possibility of obtaining sports and other late runs. Must be 19A certified (we will train). Job is contingent upon successfully completing 19A requirements. Applications can be picked up in the Principal’s Of fice. Return to Michael Markwica, Superintendent, PO Box 380, North Creek, NY 12853. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Essex County announces a vacancy for an Assistant Public Defender At the Essex County Public Defender’s Office The position is full time with excellent benefits. 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.aspx FULL-TIME PRODUCTION MANAGER POSITION: The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Production Manager . Applicants must demonstrate strong organizational skills as well as technical experience with carpentry and welding. Experience with theatrical lighting and sound is desired, however candidates with a willingness to learn will also be considered. Salaried position with full health benefits. Please send cover letter and resume to PO Box 205, Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812 attn: Stephen Svoboda. CHECK us out at www.denpubs.com

HEAD AUTO MECHANIC/BUS DRIVER Duties involve preventive maintenance, repair and overhaul of gasoline and diesel motor equipment, some supervisory tasks, and responsible for preparing buses/vehicles for NYS DOT inspections. Will be required to drive a bus route upon obtaining 19A certification (we will train). Job is contingent upon successfully completing 19A requirements. Other duties as assigned by supervi sor. Applications can be picked up in the Principal’s Of fice. Return to Michael Markwica, Superintendent, PO Box 380, North Creek, NY 12853 by April 12, 2011. LINE COOK and Server needed for busy family restaurant. Nights, weekends, holidays a must. For more info or application stop at Frenchman’ s Restaurant, Main Street, Crown Point, or call 597-3545. THE T OWN of Crown Point Summer Program is now hiring a lifeguard, and councilors. The lifeguard must be certified and at least 17 years old. All applicants must be a resident of Crown Point. Application can be picked up at the main of fice at Crown Point School. Please send a letter of intent to The Crown Point Youth Commission, Attn: Penny Comes, Monitor Bay Park, P.O. Box 443, Crown Point, NY 12928. WHITEWATER CHALLENGERS is looking for a cook/shuttle driver to provide meals for our rafting guests and guides. Call Marko @ 518.251.3746

THE TOWN of Minerva is accepting applications for the following positions: Youth Program Director , Assistant Program Director, Camp Health Director, WSI Instructor, Youth Program Counselors (must be age 16 before July 5, 201 1), Life Guards, Bus Drivers. Applications available at Town Hall or online at http://www.townofminerva.com. Applications must be received no later than April 15th, 2011. Send to: Of fice of the Supervisor , Sue Montgomery Corey , PO Box 937, Minerva, NY 12851 WARRENSBURG CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for a part time 12-15 hour a week position. This position requires knowledge and experience in the fields of Quick Books, Excel and Word. The successful candidate must be able to meet flexible hours during particular events. The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce is an EOE. For more detailed information please contact the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce, 3847 Main Street, W arrensburg, NY 12885. Interested persons can submit their letters of interest, and resume by 4:00 PM on W ednesday, April 6, 201 1 to Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce, Attn: Cheryl Kenyon, 3847 Main Street, Warrensburg, NY 12885 V ia FAX: 518-6232184 or Via E-Mail: info@WarrensburgChamber.com CHECK us out at www.denpubs.com


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Call Bill Polihronakis

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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix - 2dr,

2000 Ford Explorer - 4dr, 4x4,

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1999 Chrysler Town & Country -

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1998 Ford Expedition - 4dr, 4x4,

V8, auto, blue....................$2,995 V8, auto, white.................$4,495 1995 Honda Civic - 3dr,

1998 Ford Explorer - 4dr, 6cyl,

hatchback,

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green...............................$2,895 1998 Plymouth Voyager - 4dr, 1995 Honda Accord - 4dr, 4cyl,

6cyl, auto, green..............$2,995

auto, gold..........................$2,495 1998 Dodge Ram Ext. Cab - 4x4, 1994 Mazda 929 - 4dr, 6cyl, auto, 6cyl, auto, red .................$2,295 white.................................$2,495 1997 Ford F250 Reg Cab - V8, 1994 Lincoln Town Car - 4dr,

auto, 4x4 w/ plow, white. $2,995

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auto, blue..........................$1,895 1997 Ford Ranger Ext. Cab - 6cyl, 1994 Honda Accord - 4dr, 4cyl,

auto, 4x4, green ..............$2,995

auto, blue..........................$1,695 1997 Dodge Caravan - 4dr, 6cyl, 1992 Volvo 240 - 4dr, 4cyl, auto,

auto, green......................$2,995

white.................................$1,595 1997 Dodge Caravan - 4dr, 6cyl, 1991 Plymouth Acclaim - 4dr,

auto, maroon...................$2,495

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6cyl, auto, red.. ................$2,995

auto, 71K, silver................$2,495 1995 Ford Explorer - 4dr, 4x4, 6cyl, auto, green..............$2,295 1994 Jeep Wrangler - 2dr, 4cyl,

1998 Eagle Talon - 2dr, 6cyl, 1998 Nissan 200SX - 2dr, 4cyl,

1999 Chevy Tracker - 2dr, 4x4,

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2002 Dodge Ram Ext Cab - 4x4,

1993 Ford Econoline - 3dr, V8,

V8, auto, blue....................$4,495 auto, gray........................$2,995 2001 Ford Explorer - 4dr, 4x4,

1993 Ford Ecoline Van - V8, auto,

6cyl, auto, green...............$2,495 red $2,495 2001 Olds Silhouette - 4dr, 6cyl,

1991 Ford Explorer Heavy Duty -

auto, tan...........................$2,295 6cyl, auto, black...............$2,295 2000 Ford Windstar - 4dr, 6cyl,

1991 GMC Jimmy - 4dr, 4x4, 6cyl,

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Real Estate

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