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By Fred Herbst fred@denpubs.com TICONDEROGA — Despite being shocked by nearly a foot of snow on their arrival, a group of Hawaiian students visiting Ticonderoga Middle School felt right at home. “I sense the ‘ohana spirit,” said Karlene Kauleinamoku. “Everyone is very welcoming. I feel a sense of family here.” Part of Hawaiian culture, ‘ohana means family. It emphasizes that families are bound together and members must cooperate and remember one another. Kauleinamoku, a teacher at Dole Middle School in the Ka Ha’aheo O Kalihi section of Honolulu, was part of a group of six students and two teachers who visited Ticonderoga March 19-24 as part of a College For Every Student exchange program. It’s the second time Dole students have visited Ticonderoga. Ti students went to Hawaii two years ago and hope to return in 2014.

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PORT HENRY — A casino on the shore of Lake Champlain makes sense to the Moriah town board. That’s why trustees have asked New York State to consider Port Henry as a site for one of the seven casino locations to be approved later this year. “Moriah is officially asking to be considered as a casino location,” Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafa-

va said. “We feel a location on Lake Champlain is perfect. I, personally, think Port Henry would be a great location. “Realistically, what chance is there a casino will be built in the Adirondack Park?” he continued. “I don’t know, but if we don’t try we’ll never find out.” Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed building casinos in upstate New York as part of a plan to enhance the state’s economy. The state legislature passed a constitutional amendment last year legalizing up to seven casinos. It must be passed again this year and then be approved in a statewide voter referendum before becoming law.

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grams to local students on their home state and school. Continued from page 1 “We want people to learn about Honolulu “These two schools are just about as far apart and Hawaii,” Kauleinamoku said. “Part of our as you can get,” said Steve Boyce, CFES prolearning experience is teaching others about gram director. “We (CFES) feel very strongly us.” students need to be able to handle diversity. Kauleinamoku hopes the Ticonderoga-Dole This is an opportunity for students from both exchange program can continue. schools to learn about each other and them“We had such a wonderful experience in selves.” Ticonderoga during our first visit we decided to CFES, based in Essex, is a non-profit organitry and make it an every-other-year exchange,” zation committed to preparing students for colshe said. “When Ticonderoga was able to visit lege. It works with 200 rural and urban schools Hawaii the experience became even better.” in 24 states. Students from the two schools raise money to The greatest lesson, according to Ti Middle pay for the trips. Students who make the visits School Principal John Donohue, may have nothare selected through an essay contest. ing to do with differences. Boyce said other CFES have similar exchange “It’s a tremendous opportunity for kids from Steve Boyce, College For Every Student program director, joins students and teachers from Dole Middle programs, through not with a school in Hawaii. both schools to learn about diversity,” Donohue School in the Ka Ha’aheo O Kalihi section of Honolulu during a visit to Ticonderoga Middle School. Willsboro Central School, he noted, sends stusaid. “Not just the obvious cultural differences, liaison. “We want them to experience as much as possible while dents to Wadleigh Middle School in Harlem. but the way our schools operate, they way we live. In the end, here.” “It’s all about exposing kids to as many different things and though, I think the most important thing is that they learn kids The Hawaiian students also played teacher, presenting pro- people as possible,” he said. are kids everywhere. They have more in common than they realize.” Kauleinamoku agreed. “Certainly there are differences, but they (students) are adolescents and they act like adolescents,” she said. “Some days New & Used Guns they impress you, other days you wonder what they’re thinkBought & Sold ing.” There sure are differences. While Ticonderoga was in the Ammo • S copes midst of a snow storm when the Hawaiian contingent arrived, Slings • Et c. it was 80 degrees in Honolulu. While Ticonderoga has about Victor E. Scuderi, Sr. Prop. Owned & Operated by 5,000 residents, Honolulu County has nearly 1 million. Phone: (518) 597-4191 Karen Fleury “It’s cold and it’s small,” said Sadie Theodore, a Hawaiian Fax (518) 597-4363 By Appointment Only seventh grader. “But I like it here. Everyone’s nice. This is a wonLicense# 6-14-016-02-9C-34960 derful opportunity and experience.” Call (518) 585-3609 420 Amy Hill Road, The Hawaiian visitors stayed with host families in Ticondero107 Veterans Rd., Ti, NY Crown Point, NY 12928 90120 ga and were assigned “buddies” — Ti students — to shadow during the school day. While in the North Country they visited Fort Ticonderoga, attended the Ti High Pops concert, made trips to St. Mary’s and Crown Point schools, went snowshoeing, went sledding, took part in a CFES workshop in Essex, toured Essex Farm and visited other local landmarks. “It’s a busy week for everyone,” said Heather York, Ti’s CFES

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Ticonderoga Police Chief Johns to attend chamber forum April 24 By Fred Herbst fred@denpubs.com TICONDEROGA — Ticonderoga Police Chief Mark Johns will make a presentation at the next Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce business roundtable. “The business roundtable will be an opportunity for Ticonderoga businesses and organizations to meet with Chief Mark Johns,” said Matthew Courtright, chamber exec-

utive director. “Participants will be able to discuss concerns, issues, ideas and positive initiatives we can work together on. In addition Chief Johns will be able to share information from the Ticonderoga Police Department.” The event will be held Wednesday, April 24, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the chamber office, 94 Montcalm St., Ticonderoga. “As the administrator of the Ticonderoga Police Department I look forward to receiving feedback, ideas and suggestions from the local business community to better serve Ticonderoga as a whole,” Johns said. “I am pleased to be working with the chamber to provide this opportunity as a way to keep positive communication between the local police department and the community.” Refreshments will be sponsored and provided by Stewarts Shops. Registration is recommended. For more information or to RSVP contact the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce at 585-6619 or chamberinfo@ticonderogany.com.

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TICONDEROGA — Fort Ticonderoga recently received a grant from Champlain National Bank supporting school outreach programs in several northern New York communities in 2013. “Fort Ticonderoga, recognized as one of America’s most significant historic sites, is the gem of the North Country,” said Joe Shaw, president and CEO of Champlain National Bank. “We are so happy to increase awareness of this tremendous educational resource that we have in our region.” Funding from Champlain National Bank will enable fourth grade classes at schools in Crown Point, Elizabethtown, Keene, Lake Placid, Westport, and Willsboro to bring an interpreter from Fort Ticonderoga into the classroom to share the experience of being a soldier on the Lake Champlain fron-

tier during the American Revolution. During the program students learn about the daily life of soldiers. Students have a hands-on experience with high-quality reproductions that Continental soldiers carried during the Revolution. Students obtain an understanding of the purpose and function of each item and the larger concepts related to service in America’s War for Independence. “The most effective way for students to learn about their history is for them to experience it,” said Beth Hill, Fort Ticonderoga’s president and CEO. “This expeditionary learning program connects students to a variety of inter-disciplinary topics and activities through the lens of Fort Ticonderoga’s history and helps teachers meet core curriculum goals.” Funding will be available on a first-

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Ti students visit New York City museums Classes combine to raise money TICONDEROGA — Two Ticonderoga High School classes and one Ticonderoga Middle School class combined efforts to travel to New York City for educational field trips recently. Janet Mallon’s eighth grade Regents Living Environment students, Jennee Darragh’s 12th grade AP biology students and Britney McCarthy’s High School art club students raised funds to travel to New York City. The two science classes went to the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) to visit and study in the Spitzer Hall of Human Origins; the Halls of Biodiversity, Ocean Life, North American Mammals, and the Hall of African Animals; the Hall of Pacific Island People; the Theodore Roosevelt Exhibit and more. Special presentations were viewed in the Hayden Planetarium “Journey to the Stars;” at an IMAX film “Migration of the Butterfly;” in the Butterfly Conservatory; and at the “Our Global Kitchen” exhibit. It was a somewhat nostalgic trip for the 12th graders because many of them had been in Mallon’s eighth grade class the first year her class ventured to the museum. McCarthy’s group visited

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his country, once called the melting pot of the world, was known for taking in immigrants from all corners of the Earth and merging their cultures into ours to create a patchwork democracy. Melting pot is a term you don’t hear used much anymore, but more than any other nation, the term still applies to the U.S. today. Sadly, it didn’t happen overnight, but over a period of time through strife and turmoil America grew to be known as the land of opportunity where freedom reined and personal beliefs were to be respected. Anyone had a shot to make it if they had fearless perseverance, conviction of beliefs and a willingness to work hard. Throughout our history, we’ve many examples of individuals that changed the course of the nation as a result of their willingness to stand up and be counted, many times going against popular opinion. One would think that we would have learned from mistakes of the past. One would hope that only through constructive and open discussion of the issues, we could as a nation address the issues of the day in a manner that intelligently seeks to resolve any differences and reach a common ground. Today’s hot button topics are many: immigration, gun control, same sex marriage, health care, war, religion, energy, the economy, women’s rights, education, environment, unions and big business. But there are many more. It would be nice to think in this great communication age that tolerance and respect for the right to express one’s personal views would be paramount. But instead of encouraging open debate and discussion, we’ve continued down a prejudicial path. When all else fails, we resort to demonizing the messenger. I can understand a certain amount of trash talk among friends discussing sports, truck brands or burger choices, but on important issues in our nation’s most prestigious schools I would hope those institutions would be open minded and inquisitive. Dr. Benjamin Carson, a pediatric neurosurgeon who came into the national spotlight in February after criticizing health care and other policies of President Barack Obama at the National Prayer Breakfast, has been asked to step down as the com-

mencement speaker at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine only after making recent comments on Dan Alexander same sex marThoughts from riage. Behind the Pressline His comments were based on his personal beliefs. Carson stated, “My thoughts are that marriage is between a man and a woman. It’s a well-established, fundamental pillar of society and no group, be they gays, be they NAMBLA, be they people who believe in bestiality — it doesn’t matter what they are — they don’t get to change the definition.” One of the petitions stated: “We retain the highest respect for Dr. Carson’s achievements and value his right to publicly voice political views. Nevertheless, we feel that these expressed values are incongruous with the values of Johns Hopkins and deeply offensive to a large proportion of our student body.” In his public apology in the Baltimore Sun, Carson stated, “First of all, I certainly believe gay people should have all the rights that anybody else has. What I was basically saying is that as far as marriage is concerned, that has traditionally been between a man and a woman and nobody should be able to change that.” With respect to the commencement, he said, “I would say this is their day, and the last thing I would want to do is rain on their parade.” As a nation we must be open to tolerance and trying to understand both sides of the issues to reach a compromise. Each side of every issue has valid arguments, but if neither side is willing to acknowledge and address those arguments, we will only prolong the anguish, anger and divisiveness these issues create in our democratic society. The world will always be full of people with different views. As a human race, we apparently still have a long way to go in learning how to constructively deal with our differences and provide true freedom of speech. Dan Alexander is president and CEO of Denton Publications. He may be reached at dan@denpubs.com.

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I attended the Essex County Board of Supervisors Meeting at which the Board voted in favor of repeal of the SAFE ACT. I agree with those that claim there are provisions of the SAFE Act that are ill conceived and unclear, but I also think that it includes provisions that are reasonable. The Board’s resolution in favor of repeal rather than amendment of the SAFE ACT, its invocation of the Second Amendment in support of repeal, and the Board’s failure to offer suggested changes, perpetrates the unfounded notion that all gun control laws are a violation of the Second Amendment. This is a point I tried to make, unsuccessfully, at the meeting: The U.S. Supreme Court’s gun control decisions of 2008 and 2010 made it clear that the Second Amendment is “not a right to keep and carry any weapons whatsoever in any manner whatsoever and for whatever purpose.” As one expert notes, “the American right to bear arms has alway coexisted with gun regulation. The Founding Fathers had gun laws so restrictive that today’s NRA leaders would never support them.” Justice Scalia’s majority opinion upholding an individual right to bear arms was limited to the facts of the case: the use of a handgun for self protection in the home. Lower court decision since the Supreme Court’s decisions have upheld many different gun control laws. In his nuanced opinion, Justice Scalia noted that Supreme Court’s opinion should not cast doubt on a wide range of gun laws. I am a strong supporter of hunting as a sport and as a way of controlling species overpopulation. The County’s repeal resolution draws no distinction between the legitimate interest of hunters, and those who hold the radical view, as a number of the audience members asserted, that the Second Amendment bars any restriction on the ownership and use of firearms including bans on weapons whose purposes are not for hunting but to kill humans. Monique Weston Keene Editor’s note: This letter ran a week earlier in the Valley News. The following letter was written in response.

I respond to Monique Weston of Keene, whose letter to the editor in the March 30 edition of the Valley News generally supports the SAFE ACT. I would suggest that although the SAFE ACT does contain some good requirements regarding harsher provisions for armed criminals, and on those merits does not justify “throwing the baby out with the bathwater”, the strongest reason for repeal of the SAFE ACT is on the principle that due process was not followed in its passage. Any law, popular or not, justified or not, must not be allowed to stand when the democratic process is ignored and the law is passed without a thorough discussion of its merits and/or shortcomings. It is a very dangerous precedent to have been set if the SAFE ACT is not repealed and replaced with a law that has been enacted after due process. Gov. Cuomo’s emotional remarks before passage of the SAFE ACT, about no one needing “10 bullets to kill a deer,” and “no one uses ‘assault rifles’ for hunting,” show that he has no idea what gun ownership is about. The Second Amendment was not written for hunting. It was not written even for defense of person, family, and personal property. These are secondary to the overarching purpose of guaranteeing that the people would have the right to secure their freedom from the unjust oppression of a tyrannical government. Are “military style” weapons not covered under the Second Amendment? A look at the historical events which led to the drafting of the U.S. Constitution will shed light on this. Remember that the Colonists before the Revolutionary War were British subjects. Their own government used its military forces to invade people’s homes, confiscate firearms and other goods and plunder, abuse the human rights of the Colonists, and enforce unfair taxation. The Colonists formed militias and rose up in rebellion against their government with their own weapons, which in that day were single shot muzzle loading weapons. But the British armed forces were equipped with the same weapons. The weapons technology was the same on both sides of the battlefield! I repeat, the weapons technology was the same on both sides of the battlefield. It must remain so today. On the topic of whether the Second Amendment applies to the right to keep and bear “any weapons whatsoever in any manner whatsoever and for whatever purpose,” I would agree that there are some limitations, but those limitations are established

by the words “keep and bear,” in the Second Amendment. Those words mean “own and carry.” One cannot carry a tank, for example. Therefore one may not own a tank. The non-specific nature of the Second Amendment is its beauty and power to last down through the ages. It guarantees that the people must be allowed to own and carry weapons at least equal to those of the government’s armed forces. Why? Because when well trained as a militia, the people, having equal firepower, may have a fair chance to be successful in rising up against the armed forces of an unjust government, and by doing so, secure once again the right to live in a free state. I pray it will never be necessary, but if we allow our politicians to continue playing fast and loose with our Constitution and abuse due process of law, another Revolutionary War may be inevitable. It is a true saying that if we don’t learn from history we are bound to repeat it. Don Mauer Piercefield

Letter about fair To the Times of Ti: Dear Mr. Douglas, After Bertha Rand’s presentation about plans for the 2013 Essex County Fair at our recent March meeting, Westport Town Supervisor Dan Connell shared that the County may be interested in disposing of ownership of the Fair Grounds in Westport. After discussion, the Chamber unanimously instructed me to write to you and the County Board of Supervisors to express our concern for the Fair. We believe the Summer Fair should continue. Furthermore, we urge the supervisors to negotiate a plan where the Fair not only continues, but also the use of the grounds is expanded. A professional event organizer-promoter, possibly hired on a commission basis, should be engaged to schedule events from May through October. Let’s allow the Fair grounds the opportunity to maximize its potential! Thank you for your consideration and for sharing our concerns with the full Board of Supervisors. Dee Carroll Westport Chamber of Commerce

ACAP loses funding for after school programs in Westport, Schroon By Keith Lobdell keith@denpubs.com W E S T P O RT — F u n d i n g f o r a p o p u l a r program offered by Adirondack Community Action Programs will not be availa b l e t h i s f a l l , l e a v i n g k i d s i n We s t p o r t and Schroon Lake without their usual after school activities. A c c o rd i n g t o A C A P D i re c t o r A l a n Jones, the grant funding used to run the after school programs in the two towns was cut for the coming school year. It had come through the Advantage After School Program, part of the New York State Office of Children and Family services. "They renewed the grant funding every five years, and this would have been our t h i rd ro u n d o f f u n d i n g , " J o n e s s a i d . " I would say that this is the end of the program, unless something comes out of the state budget, but we have not heard of

anything yet." Jones said ACAP had applied for similar funding through the State Education D e p a r t m e n t f o r t h e i r a f t e r s c h o o l p ro grams in Moriah and Crown Point. "We have not heard anything back on those yet," he said. Jones said that his organization recently received an $1,800 grant from the United Way to help increase enrollment at the Moriah program, but that there were no c u r re n t g r a n t p ro g r a m s a v a i l a b l e t h a t would offer the amount of funding neede d t o ru n a p ro g r a m t h ro u g h o u t t h e school year. "We have looked everywhere — there is just no money available out there," Jones said. "We are constantly looking for revenue sources for the programs."" Currently, there are 29 students, grades K-6, enrolled in the Westport and Schroon Lake programs combined, with a total of six part-time staff members.

County health ratings improve By Keith Lobdell keith@denpubs.com E L I Z A B E T H TO W N — E s s e x C o u n t y has again climbed the rankings of healthiest counties in the state of New York. According to the County Health Rankings are conducted through a study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, Essex County ranks as the 16th healthiest in the state. “ E v e r y o n e h a s a s t a k e i n c re a t i n g healthier communities,” Public Health Director Linda Beers said. “By working together and collaborating, we can have a m u c h g re a t e r i m p a c t s t re n g t h e n i n g communities than any single sector working alone.” Beers said that everyone in the department was is pleased that Essex County has risen in the overall rankings in the fourth year of findings. “Like health departments across New York state, ECPH conducts regular community health assessments to monitor community health, identify priorities, and mobilize communities for action to

address areas of concern,” Jessica Darney Buehler said. The Rankings show how much our quality of life and health outcomes are linked to factors such as our social and economic conditions, e n v i ro n m e n t , health behaviors, and access to clinical care. In a breakdown of factors, Essex County was 14th in mortality rankings and 16th in morbidity, 16th in health behaviors. The county’s highest rankings came in physical environment factors (second), while its lowest came in social and econ o m i c f a c t o r s ( 3 2 n d ) a n d c l i n i c a l c a re (37th). O n l y Wa r re n C o u n t y ( 1 2 t h ) r a n k e d higher than Essex locally, which was followed by Clinton (26th), Franklin (36th), Washington (42nd), St. Lawrence (57th) and Hamilton (58th). T h e f u l l re p o r t i s a v a i l a b l e a t www.countyhealthrankings.org. To view d a t a c o l l e c t e d t h ro u g h t h e l a s t l o c a l l y conducted community health assessment, v i s i t c o . e s s e x . n y. u s / P u b l i c H e a l t h a n d click on Data-Community Health on the home page menu.

Spencer Jansen and Gianluca Caputo make origami figures during the Westport ACAP After School Program. ACAP will be closing the Westport and Schroon Lake programs after not receiving state funding to keep them in operation. Photo by Keith Lobdell

United Way Day of Caring slated PLATTSBURGH — On Saturday, April 27 the United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. is teaming up with the Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau and Project H.E.L.P. at SUNY Plattsburgh for the Annual Day of Caring. This volunteer-driven event has hosted projects ranging from cleaning homes of senior citizens, helping complete projects for regional human service agencies, building homes through Habitat for Humanity and cleaning up local attractions. Focused on addressing some of the urgent needs facing our community, the event is still looking for projects of all types throughout Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties. Project H.E.L.P. at SUNY Plattsburgh had over 300 students volunteer last year. “Project H.E.L.P. at SUNY Plattsburgh is once again proud to be partnering for Day of Caring,” said Michael Cashman, coordinator for student activities and volunteerism at SUNY Plattsburgh. “ Last year we had incredible success in engaging our student citizens by placing them at local agencies in this wonderful community they call their home away from home. The Day of Caring represents the best of the North Country's spirit it is about student,

professionals, family, friends and neighbors coming together to serve those in need.” With an anticipated high number of volunteers the 2013 Day of Caring will put every one of them to good use, at as many sites as they can. “Through the Day of Caring volunteers have the opportunity to serve agencies and individuals in their very own town,” Kathy Snow, Director of Development for United Way of the Adirondack Region stated. “The day is truly a neighbors helping neighbors event. It is giving Local people that are community minded the opportunity to help local people and agencies…that’s Living United. The Day of Caring is a celebration of volunteerism and being able to advance the mission of the United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. and the North Country Regional Volunteer Center.” If you have a project you would like to submit for consideration or would like to volunteer, please fill out the Day of Caring application available on the United Way of the Adirondack Region website at unitedwayadk.org. Projects are due by April 6.


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Shmulsky to host Ti chamber after business mixer April 17 TICONDEROGA — The Alexander Shmulsky AtTiconderoga Area Chamber torney at Law offers a wide of Commerce April After range of services that can be Business Mixer will be held employed to make sure that on Wednesday, April 17, at a client has the best possible the office of Alexander R. preparation and representaShmulsky, Attorney At Law tion in all legal matters. 5:30 to 7 p.m. “Mr. Shmulsky not only is Sponsors providing door praised for his high volume prizes will be the Burgoyne of legal knowledge, but also Grill, Swift Maintenance and his personal skills which althe Wagon Wheel Restaulow many clients to feel comrant. fortable with him handling The office of Alexander R. their legal matters,” CourShmulsky Attorney At Law is tright said. “He is known as located at 19 Montcalm St. in a man of strong character Ticonderoga. with high standards of confiThe Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce held its March After Business Mixer at the Sugar Hill Bed & “Networking is a key comdentiality that apply to all Breakfast in Crown Point. From left are Maria Burke, TACC Ambassador from Literacy Volunteers, Molly ponent of chamber member- Bechard, TACC visitor & member service representative, Karen Hennessy, host of the event and TACC board clients in all matters. He has ship and marketing your member, Steve Braun, TACC board member from International Paper, and Matt Courtright, TACC executive proven time and time again business,” said Matthew director. to be a good ally to have both Courtright, chamber execuinside the courtroom and in tive director. “Take advantage of this opportuni- business people, chamber members and their em- his office for smaller legal matters.” ty to attend our April After Business Mixer and ployees are invited to attend. Chamber members The law office handles business law, criminal kick off spring. Networking gives other business- and area business people are encouraged to take defense, estate planning, family law and real eses, organizations and community members a advantage of this and all networking opportuni- tate. chance to learn more about one another. We invite ties. “Our number one priority is the satisfaction of “At Alexander R. Shmulsky, Attorney at Law, all of our clients,”Shmulsky said. “We will do our all Ticonderoga Area Chamber Members and area businesses as well as their employees to attend. we are very proud to be a member of the Ticon- best to make sure that we treat every case we hanNot only is it a perfect opportunity to network but deroga Area Chamber of Commerce, and we are dle with extreme care and attention. We have the a chance to support another dedicated business so excited to be hosting the April after business resources to make ourselves available to all mixer,” Alexander Shmulsky said. “The chamber clients at anytime, through email, our website and within the Ticonderoga area. In addition it is a provides many opportunities throughout the year telephones.” chance for businesses and organizations to discuss common issues and concerns and provide for education, community events, business referAlthough an RSVP is not required, it is apprerals, and networking. For our law practice, net- ciated and can be made by calling 585- 6619, this information to the chamber.” The chamber ’s After Business Mixers provide a working plays a major role, and I am so thankful emailing chamberinfo@ticonderogany.com or via networking forum for area business people in ad- to be a part of such an active chamber. The cham- the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce dition to showcasing the site of the host as well ber is quintessential for any business owner in the Facebook page. as promoting the door prize sponsors. All area Ticonderoga and greater Ticonderoga area.”

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Fort Ticonderoga adds two new members to its staff and most significant historic sites in North America,” said Stuart Lilie, Fort Ticonderoga’s director of interpretation. “Skills and leadership allow the fort to continue creating living history programs and events for visitors that are exciting and interesting. Equally important, the interpretive department is able to emphasize Fort Ticonderoga’s commitment to excellence and historical accuracy as we portray those soldiers who struggled and died on this ground.”

A North Country native, Pekar has living history experience. A recent Siena College graduate, Green has experience as an interpretive ranger with Saratoga National Historic Park and was a carpentry and farm intern with Colonial Williamsburg. “Fort Ticonderoga’s brand as the leader in 18th century military historical interpretation was clearly identified in the Fort’s recently completed Phase 1 Comprehensive Plan,” said Beth Hill, president and CEO. “Relentlessly authentic

in its approach, Fort Ticonderoga is seeing tremendous demand for its programs which are reaching new and growing audiences. The increased staff capacity enables Fort Ticonderoga to implement new year-round programs and supports the commitment to a dynamic experience for all fort guests.” To learn more about the Fort Ticonderoga’s 2013 season visit www.fortticonderoga.org or call 585-2821.

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Mineville auxiliary reorganizing

Schroon internet meeting slated

Ti school budget hearing slated

MINEVILLE — The Mineville-Witherbee Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary is reorganizing. Anyone residing in the town of Moriah who wishes to join may contact Carrie O’Connor at 570-7807,or attend the next meeting scheduled Wednesday, April 10, at 6 p.m. at the Mineville-Witherbee fire house.

SCHROON LAKE — The town of Schroon broadband committee will meet Friday, April 12, at 10 a.m. at the town hall. The meeting is open to the public.

TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Central School board of education will hold a hearing on the proposed 201314 budget Thursday, April 25, at 7 p.m. in the Ti High School cafeteria. A board meeting will follow with the adoption of the budget.

Food co-op meeting planned TICONDEROGA — A meeting of the Ticonderoga food coop initiative will take place on Monday, April 8, at 6 p.m. at the Downtown Gallery in Ticonderoga. Individuals interested in knowing more about food cooperatives and are willing to be a part of the conversation on the feasibility of establishing a food co-op in Ticonderoga are welcome to attend. People unable to attend can be put on the email communications list for updates by contacting PRIDE at 585-6366 ext 103 or sreynolds@prideofticonderoga.org. The Downtown Gallery is located at 119 Montcalm St. in Ticonderoga.

Ti Area Seniors to visit casino TICONDEROGA — The Ti Area Seniors are planning a trip to the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino and Bingo Palace May 5. The group will leave the Wal-Mart parking lot of 7 a.m. Cost is $30. The trip will include $15 in free slot play, a $10 food comp and 10 percent off bingo. For information call Ann at 585-6050 or Sue at 354-1188.

Schroon library receives grant SCHROON LAKE — The Schroon Lake Public Library has received a grant from the Stewart's Holiday Match campaign to purchase supplies for the library’s weekly children's craft program, renew two children’s magazine subscriptions and to purchase educational DVDs for the children’s section.

Hague to host Ti budget meeting HAGUE — The Ticonderoga Central School board of education will hold a budget meeting Tuesday, April 16, at 7 p.m. at the Hague Community Center on Graphite Mountain Road.

Port Henry board sets meetings PORT HENRY — The village of Port Henry board of trustees has scheduled a public hearing on Monday April 8, at 6:45 p.m. on proposed Local Law No. 2 of 2013 a local law extending the moratorium on street level residential development in a portion of the village. Trustees will also conduct their annual organizational meeting that day at 7 p.m. as well as the regularly scheduled April board meeting, which will take place at the conclusion of the organizational meeting. The public hearing and both meetings will be held at the village hall, 4303 Main St.

Church to host community dinner TICONDEROGA — The next free community fellowship dinner at the First United Methodist Church in Ticonderoga will be on Sunday, April 7, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. A parmesan crusted chicken dinner will be served along with vegetables, desserts and beverages. 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. Take-outs are also available. The First United Methodist Church is located at 1045 Wicker St. Rev. Scott Tyler is the church pastor. Everyone is welcome to attend the worship services that are held each Sunday at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.. Sunday School is held during the 10:30 service. For more information about the free dinners or the church, contact the church office at 585-7995 or visit the church web site: www.tifumc.com.

Eagles to serve chicken barbecue TICONDEROGA — The Fraternal Order of Eagles Adirondack Aeerie #4410 has scheduled a chicken barbecue at their room upstairs in the Knights of Columbus building in Ticonderoga at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27. The will menu consist of chicken, baked potato, cole slaw, baked beans, rolls and butter. The dessert will be homemade strawberry shortcake. The cost will be $12 and takeouts will be available.

Moriah seniors planning trip PORT HENRY — Moriah Senior Citizens will sponsor a trip to Wildwood, N.J., June 3-6. The package includes round-trip motor coach transportation; three night motel accommodations; three full breakfasts; three dinners, a visit to the Washington Street Mall for shopping, a trip to Atlantic City; a visit to Smithville Village, visit to Wildwood’s boardwalk; baggage handling, hotel taxes and meal gratuities. The price depends on the number of people making the trip — 40 people $359; 35 people $382; 30 people $414. Prices are double occupancy; single will cost an additional $80. For more information an to make a reservation call Patsy McCaughin at 546-8656.. Reservations due by April 15.

Safe driving course to be taught SCHROON LAKE — AARP Safe Driving Course will be held at the Schroon Lake Senior Citizen's Club on Main Street in Schroon Lake on Saturday, April 13, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $17 for members of AARP and $19 for non-members. Everyone attending the course should bring their AARP card (if they are a member), their license, a pen or pencil, something to drink and a lunch. There will be a very short lunch break; there will not have time to go out to get something. Checks should be made payable to AARP. Anyone interested in attending must be registered in advance by calling Kate Huston at 532-9745.

Sherman Library to sell books PORT HENRY — The Sherman Free Library in Port Henry will have a book sale on Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Catholic Daughters to meet TICONDEROGA — The Catholic Daughters of Court St. Mary’s No. 794 will hold a business meeting Monday, April 8, at 6:30 p.m. at the K of C Hall, Montcalm Street, Ticonderoga. For more information call Sue Liddell at 585-6280.

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April 6, 2013

Hudowalski contest under way

Race to be run at Moriah school

Legion squadron to serve dinner

SCHROON LAKE — The Schroon-North Hudson Historical Society’s seventh annual Grace Hudowalski Essay Contest will end Thursday, April 25. The purpose of the contest is to increase knowledge and awareness of the history and environmental issues for students (11-18) in and around the towns of Schroon and North Hudson. Materials were distributed in February at Mountainside Christian Academy, Schroon Lake Central School and Adirondack Home Education Fellowship. For information or contest guidelines, contact Loris Clark at 532-0533 or email loclark@hughes.net. An award ceremony will be at the historical society museum on June 23 at 2 p.m.

PORT HENRY — The Moriah Central Teachers Association 5K Run/Walk will be held Saturday, April 13, at 9 a.m. at the school. Registration is $10, $20 with a T shirt $20. People can preregister online at www.active.com/running/Moriah 5K For information contact Dean Fleming at dfleming@moriahk12.org All proceeds will benefit the MCTA scholarship program.

TICONDEROGA — American Legion Squadron 224 will serve a meatloaf dinner Thursday, April 11, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the American Legion on Montcalm Street in Ticonderoga. The menu will include meatloaf, masked potato, gravy, vegetable, roll, butter and dessert. Tickets will be $12 for dine-in and take-out meals. Local delivery will be available. Call 585-6220.

SCHROON LAKE — Schroon Lake Central School will hold kindergarten registration April 10 and May 1. Because of scheduling conflicts these dates are different than what was originally scheduled in the school district calendar. Children must be 5 years of age by Dec. 1, 2013, to be eligible to enter kindergarten in September 2013. Pre-K students interested in a possible pre-k program must turn 4 on or before Dec.1, 2013. All students must attend the screening. Parents should call the main office at 532-7164 ext. 3385 to be added to a screening list. All childhood immunizations must be up-to-date and documented from a physician or clinic. Parents should also bring birth certificate and social security card at the time of registration. Individual letters of invitation with the day and time for parents to bring their child to school for registration will be mailed out.

Free tax assistance available HAGUE — Free taxpayer assistance is available to local taxpayers. The local AARP Tax Aide program prepares and electronically files individual 2012 tax returns at no cost to local taxpayers. Refunds can be direct deposited to checking or savings account, giving quick refunds to taxpayers. Volunteer counselors, annually trained and certified by the IRS, assist low and middle income taxpayers. People do not have to be retired or a member of AARP for this service. Free tax help is available in Hague Tuesdays and Thursdays until April 15. Contact the Hague Community Center at 543-6161 to schedule an appointment.

PORT HENRY — Two local women will display their works at the Sherman Free Library in Port Henry through April 13. Nancy Carter will display her wildlife photos and magnets. Aloha LaPorte Morin will display her oil paintings. The show can be seen during regular library hours, Tuesday and Wednesday noon to 4 p.m., Thursday and Friday, noon to 7 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Home repair funds available TICONDEROGA — PRIDE has limited funds for qualified homeowners to cover the cost of home repairs that are of an emergency nature and address critical health and safety issues in the home. The funds for each project may be up to $500 if the project meets the criteria. Residents in Ticonderoga, Hague and Putnam may inquire. For more information call the PRIDE Office at 585-6366 ext 103 or email sreynolds@prideofticonderoga.org.

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Church youth group to gather TICONDEROGA — The Cornerstone Alliance Church youth group will meet Sundays 6 to 8 p.m.. It is open to people ages 1018. For information call Pastor Charlie Bolstridge at 585-6391 or email charlieandpj@aol.com

Women’s Bible study group forms TICONDEROGA — Women’s Bible study meets Mondays at 12:30 p.m. at Cornerstone Alliance Church in Ticonderoga. The group will use the Kay Arthur book “Lord teach Me to Pray.” Book cost is $6. Call PJ Bolstridge for details at 585-7596.

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CROWN POINT — The Crown Point Food Pantry at the Crown Point Methodist Church on Creek Road is open Thursdays 9 to 11 a.m.

TICONDEROGA — North Country Community College will hold five-hour pre-licensing classes during the spring semester at its Ticonderoga campus. Classes will be held April 15 and 16 and May 13 and 14 6 to 8:30 p.m. Students must attend both sessions. Students must pre-register in person at the college 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. They must present a current learner ’s permit, a social security number, Email address and $30 fee. Students younger than age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. For information call 891-2915 ext. 1245.

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Services Prayer Meeting, 7 p. m. Pastor Doug Woods, 597-3575. Crown Point United Methodist Church: Sunday Service 11 a.m. The church is located at 1682 Creek Road. First Congregational Church: Sunday Service 9:30 a.m. Reverend David Hirtle, Reverend Gregg Trask, Assoc. 597-3398. Park Place.

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HAGUE Parish of St. Isaac Jogues/Bl. Sacrament Roman Catholic Church: 9790 Graphite Mountain Rd. Sunday Mass at 9 a.m. thru Labor Day. After Labor Day - closed until Memorial Day Weekend. Pastor Rev. John O’Kane. 518-494-5229. Lakeside Regional Church (Hague Wesleyan Church): Starting January 27th we will be having Sunday morning services at 10:00 a.m. at the Hague Campus with a fellowship cafe time immediately following the service. Children’s church and nursery available. Senior Pastor Skip Trembley. www.lakesideregionalchurch.com 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

CROWN POINT Sacred Heart Catholic Church: Masses: Sat. 7 p.m. Sun. 9:30 a.m. Rev. Kevin McEwan, Deacon Elliott A. Shaw. So. Main St. 597-3924 Crown Point Bible Church: 1800 Creek Road, 597-3318. Sunday Morning Worship 10 a.m.; Sunday Evening Youth. Discipleship Ministry and Adult Grow Groups 6 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Study and

SCHROON LAKE 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 School for all ages - 9:00 am; Worship Service & Children’s Church - 10:00 am; Sunday Evening Programs at 6:00 pm include: Adult Bible Study & Prayer Meeting; Youth programs for agesPre-K through Senior High. Nursery is available at all services. For more information call 532-7128. Mountainside is located four miles south of Schroon Lake Village, just off Exit 27. 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 11 a.m.; nursery care available. Coffee hour at 10:00 a.m. Communion first Sunday of each month. All are welcome. 532-7770 or 532-7272.

CROWN POINT — The Crown Point Memorial Day Committee is seeking Crown Point residents who served in World War II. WWII veterans are asked to contact Jodi Gibbs at 5973492.

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Church Adirondack Community Fellowship: 14 Park Ave. Tel: 518-636-6733. Pastor Steve Blanchard Email: PastorSteve@AdirondackCommunityFellowship.org www.AdirondackCommunityFellowship.org Sunday Service at 10:30 a.m. Celebrate Recovery Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in cooperation with Hague Weslyan Church. Tuesday 6 p.m. Bible Study. Quaker Worship Group: Sunday at 4 p.m. At the residence of Mary Glazer and Mark Moss, 144 Lake George Ave. Potluck to follow at approximately 5:30 p.m. at 144 Lake George Ave. Contacts: Mary Glazer and Mark Moss, 518-585-7949. St. Mary’s: Masses: Sat. 4:30 p.m.: Sun. 8 a.m., 11 a.m. Pastor Rev. Kevin McEwan, Deacon Elliott A. Shaw. 12 Father Joques Place 585-7144 First Baptist Church: Services: Sun. School 9:30 a.m.; Sun. Worship 10:45 a.m.; Sun. evening 6 p.m.; Wed. Prayer meeting 7 p.m. Rev. Larry Maxson. 210 The Portage 585-7107 First United Methodist Church: Sun. Services 8:30 & 10:30 a.m.; 9:30 Adult Education. Everyone Welcome! 518-585-7995. Rev. Scott Tyler. 1045 Wicker St. Ticonderoga Assembly of God: Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Sunday Worship 10:45 a.m. (Children’s Church Provided) Wednesday Bible Study at 6:30 p.m. Thursday Prayer Meeting 6:30 p.m.. Pastor Sheridan Race, 32 Water Street. 585-3554. The Episcopal Church of the Cross: Sunday Eucharist, Church Service 9 a.m., Sunday School 8:45 a.m. The Rev. Marjorie J. Floor Priest-InCharge. Champlain Ave. 585-4032 Cornerstone Alliance Church: Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday B.A.S.I.C. youth group 6-8 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7 p.m. 178 Montcalm Street. Everyone is Welcomed! Contact Pastor Charlie Bolstridge.

WWII veterans being sought

PORT HENRY Mount Moriah Presbyterian Church: 19 Church Street, 546-7099. Sunday Worship, 10:30 a.m., Communion on first Sunday of each month. All are welcome. Rev. Jeffrey Walton St Patrick’s Church: Masses: Sat. 4 p.m., Sun. 10:30 a.m. Rev. Albert J. Hauser, Pastor. 12 St. Patrick’s Place. 546-7254 Lake Champlain Bible Fellowship: Adult Sunday School 9 - 10 a.m.; Coffee fellowship 10 - 10:30 a.m.; Worship Service starts at 10:30 a.m.; Nursery (ages 0-3) and Children’s Church (ages 4-12) provided during worship service; Voice Youth Group for teens on Sundays at 6 p.m.; Variety of bible studies and groups available that meet weekly. Visit our website to see our full calendar, www.lcbible.org 6 Church Street, Port Henry. 518-546-4200. We welcome our new pastor, Jeremiah Brinkman, arriving January 13th, 2013.

MINEVILLE The Church of All Saints: Sun. Mass 8:30 a.m. Rev. Albert J. Hauser, Pastor. Bartlett Pond Rd., 546-7254 Mountain Meadows Christian Assembly: office located at 59 Harmony Rd.,Mineville N.Y. 12956 518354-2140 Pastor’s Martin & Deborah Mischenko. Bible Study Wed.@ 7:00 p.m @ office. Thurs. morning Prayer 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. @ pastors office. Firefighters for Christ prayer meeting first

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PUTNAM United Presbyterian Church: Join us for Sunday worship services at 10 a.m. All are welcomed! The choir rehearses on Thursdays at 7 p.m. - New singers invited! 365 County Rt. 2, Off Rt. 22 in Putnam. 547-8378. Rev. Patricia Davies Log Chapel Fellowship: Rt. 22. Services: Sun. School 10 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service 11 a.m.; Pastor Bob Fortier. Please call 547-8290 or 5973972 for more information.

WITHERBEE Healing Waters Church of God: Meets at the VFW Building in Witherbee, NY. Services: Sunday 11 a.m.; Children’s Church (Ages 3-12) ; Coffee Fellowship 10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.; Intercessory Prayer - Before Service; Fellowship lunch follows service; Wednesday Service 6:30 p.m.; Children’s Ministry (Ages 3-12); Coffee Fellowship 6 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Pastor Kermit M. Lavigne. Office: 518232-4397. Mailing address: 24 Neddo St., Whitehall, NY 12887

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Pre-school storytime planned

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SCHROON LAKE — The Schroon Lake Public Library will offer Storytime for Pre-schoolers every Monday at 10:30 a.m. in the library through May 13. There will be stories, songs, crafts and more.

POTTERSVILLE — The Pottersville Fire Department ladies auxiliary will host a casino trip to Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Saturday, May 11. Cost is $50 a person with casino bonus of $15 casino cash and $10 food. Payment is due April 17 and is non refundable. Contact Nicole Howe at 494-7725 for more information.

Immunization clinics planned

Boxing card set in Whitehall

TICONDEROGA — Essex County Public Health will hold immunization clinics 4 to 6 p.m. May 15 and Aug. 7 at InterLakes Health in Ticonderoga. Children and adults are charged a fee based on the immunization.The fee schedule is available at www.co.essex.ny.us/PublicHealth For an appointment call 873-3500. Lead screenings are also available by appointment.

WHITEHALL — Whitehall Athletic Club will present professional/amateur boxing championships featuring Shawn Miller at the Whitehall Athletic Club Friday, April 12, at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20-$30. For information call 832-3662 or 499-0134.

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Ticonderoga seniors planning trip TICONDEROGA — Ti Area Seniors are planning a trip to Boston, Lexington, Concord, Salem and Cambridge and visit the Quincy Marketplace and John F. Kennedy Library/Museum Aug. 22 -26. The cost is $419. For more details, call 585-6050 or stop in the Senior Center.

TICONDEROGA — Christopher Breiseth will present his program, “FDR's Preparation for the Presidency: New York State and Warm Springs, Georgia,” in the downstairs program room at the Hancock House on Friday, April 12, at 7:00 PM. This event is free to the public and light refreshments will be served. For more information contact Robin Trudeau of the Ticonderoga Historical Society, 6 Moses Circle, Ticonderoga, or phone 585-7868 or email tihistory@verizon.net.

Sister Sharon Dalton, principal of St. Mary's School in Ticonderoga, is the happy recipient of a check from Sharon Barber Cook of the Sentinel Grille . A percentage of the restaurant’s profits from February was given as a gift to the school.

Schroon craft program planned

Bronx Zoo trip planned

Fire commissioners to meet

SCHROON LAKE — The Schroon Lake Public Library will host a drop-in craft period for children on Saturdays 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Each week children will explore a different theme. The free program will continue every Saturday through the winter months for children age 3 and older.

CHESTERTOWN — The North Warren Central School Class of 2014 will sponsor a trip to the Bronx Zoo Saturday, April 27. The bus will leave the school at 6 a.m. Cost is $60 a person. Call Nicole Howe at 494-7725 for more information. Payment is due by March 27.

CROWN POINT — Crown Point Fire District Board of Commissioners will hold a Policy Workshop at 6 p.m. on Thursday April 11, at the Crown Point Fire Hall. Regular monthly meeting to follow at 7 p.m.

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Learn to swim program set MORIAH — The Essex County Learn-to-Swim Program Spring 2013, sponsored by Essex County Youth Bureau & the American Red Cross, will take place at Moriah Central School for six Saturday lessons starting April 13 and running through May 18. The course fee is $40, with registration at the pool on April 13, just prior to the start of each class. For additional information, please contact the Essex County Youth Bureau at 873-3630 or Donna Wadsworth at 585-2204.

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Max Slycord, a Moriah Central School technology student, paddles his team’s foam kayak to victory. Students studied water transportation and built kayaks, which were then tested and raced in the school pool. nity to test their boats. “Some had some stability issues,” Brassard said. “However, students were able to problem-solve and make necessary adjustments by adding some small pontoonshaped stabilizers on the port and starboard side of their boat. One team made and attached a small keel that helped keep their kayak on a straight path.” Each team selected a member to paddle their kayak in the race. Each boat had to ma-

neuver the length of the pool and back. The team of Slycord, Dunning, French and Allen proved the fastest. “Each kayak performed fairly well, however, Max Slycord was able to out-paddle the competition and finish first for his team,” Brassard said. Mike Aitner assisted students with the project, sharing his kayak plans. Chris Mazzotte volunteered as pool lifeguard during the trials and competition.

Yorkers on gaming in the state.” In February the Essex County Board of Supervisors discussed the idea of a casino in the county, but took no action. If Port Henry isn’t selected as a casino site, Scozzafava said there are other locations in Essex County that could host a major gambling operation. “I suggested Lowe’s in Ticonderoga, but I

was kidding about that,” Scozzafava. “The ideal place would be the former Frontier Town.” The Lowe’s Home Improvement Center in Ticonderoga closed in 2011. The large warehouse-type building at the intersection of Routes 9N and 74 remains vacant. Frontier Town, located at Exit 29 of the Northway in North Hudson, has been closed

PORT HENRY — Mountain Lake Services is proud to announce that it has earned a four-year accreditation through The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL). CQL works with human service organizations to define, measure and improve the quality of life of all people, with a focus on person-centered services. “Mountain Lake Services would like to thank our self advocates, family and community members, Direct Support Professionals, Program Managers and Board of Directors for their participation in the process of obtaining our accreditation,” stated Martin J. Nephew, executive director of Mountain Lake Services. Mountain Lake Services joins a prestigious group of nearly 300 organizations throughout the world that has earned the distinction of being accredited through CQL.

since 1998. It’s owned by Sunrise Land Development of Westchester, but the county is in the process of taking ownership because of back taxes. While New York State will approve the locations, the casinos will be constructed and operated by private enterprises, Scozzafava said. They will create private-sector jobs and add to the local tax base.

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Lake Champlain Bridge has lighting problems, DOT eyes spring repairs By Fred Herbst fred@denpubs.com CROWN POINT — Transportation officials will wait until warm weather to investigate lighting problems on the Lake Champlain Bridge. The $76 million bridge, which opened in November 2011, connects Crown Point and Addison, Vt. Bryan Viggiani, public information officer for the New York State Department of Transportation Region One, said many of the bridge’s more than 300 lights are not working. The span has 66 LED floodlights and 276 LED pedestrian lights on the handrails. “For the Lake Champlain Bridge, NYSDOT is aware that numerous lights are out along the bridge, both within the arches and along the sidewalks,” Viggiani said. “We are committed to getting those fixed. “Once the weather is consistently above freezing this spring, we will begin a thorough investigation of the entire lighting sys-

tem to determine the exact issue,” he said. “We want to avoid unintentional damage that may occur while investigating the system’s wires, which may be brittle to the touch because of the freezing temperatures. “Once any issues are identified, we will go in and fix the lighting. NYSDOT is committed to fixing the lights on the bridge,” Viggiani concluded. The lighting issue has not affected traffic, Viggiani stressed. The new bridge replaced the old Lake Champlain Bridge, which served the region eight decades. That span was immediately closed Oct. 16, 2009, when state transportation officials, without warning, declared it unsafe. The bridge served about 3,000 vehicles a day, meaning people who used the bridge daily to reach their jobs, health care facilities, grocery stores and other necessities were forced to take detours lasting up to four hours. The closing led to the closure of businesses on both sides of the lake and

New York State Department of Transportation will shoot for a spring repair of lights on the Champlain Bridge. crippled tourism. A temporary ferry service was installed to link Crown Point and Addison, Vt. The bridge was demolished in December 2009 and construction started on a new bridge in June 2010. The new bridge opened Nov. 7, 2011. The new Network Tied Arch Bridge is a steel structure with an arch along the center span. The bridge’s design makes it significantly safer than the previous structure and will ensure at least a 75-year service life. Key bridge components are designed to be easily replaceable to reduce maintenance costs. Travel lanes are 11 feet wide, with five-foot shoulders that will help accommodate larger trucks and farm vehicles, as well as provide ample room for bicyclists. Sidewalks are featured on both sides of the bridge.

The eight-story, 402-foot long, 1.8 million pound arch was constructed at Velez Marine in Port Henry, then floated down the lake and lifted into place. Building the arch on land was much faster, easier and cost-efficient than trying to safely build the arch high in the air above Lake Champlain. The new bridge was built at the same location as the previous structure to minimize historic and environmental impacts on the surrounding area. The land adjacent to the bridge on both sides of the lake is historically sensitive, with Native American, French and Indian War and Revolutionary War artifacts buried deep along the shores of Lake Champlain. The ruins of 18th century forts – the French Fort St. Frederic and British Crown Point sit on the New York side of the bridge.

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Lake George stewards report released, fight against invasives ongoing TICONDEROGA — The Lake George Association has released a report with findings from the 2012 Lake Steward Program. Both the full report and an abridged ‘key findings’ version are available for download from the LGA website: www.lakegeorgeassociation.org. Since 2008, the LGA’s lake stewards have inspected almost 25,000 boats at high traffic launches around the lake, removed over 400 aquatic invasive species samples from boats,and have educated around 60,000 boaters about invasive species spread prevention. The LGA’s 2012 report summarizes the data collected last year, and includes the number of boats inspected, the total number of animal and plant samples removed, the identity and quantity of invasive species found, and the most recent waterbody boats visited within two weeks prior to launching in Lake George. The data gathered helps define how invasive species are spread, and the pathways that exist between other regional waterways and Lake George. The program seeks to protect the Lake from the introduction and spread of invasive species that could negatively alter the Lake’s ecosystem, shoreline property values, and the region’s tourism-driven economy. “Data collected by our lake stewards has been instrumental in moving Lake George forward with aquatic invasive species spread prevention efforts,” said Walt Lender of Ticonderoga, executive director of the LGA. “We are pleased that we can provide the lake steward program data for the Lake George community that clearly demonstrates the threat to the lake from the spread of AIS on trailered boats. We don’t have to just rely on scholarly articles or findings from other lakes and states. We have five years of data from our own Lake that shows the constant pressure of AIS knocking on our door year after year. We have the data we need; now we need a solid plan that gets serious about AIS spread prevention.” In 2012, Lake Stewards were posted at five launches around Lake George — Dunham’s Bay, Hague town launch, Mossy Point,

Norowal Marina and Rogers Rock. Stewards inspected 6,972 boats and interacted with 17,954 boaters. The total number of waterbodies visited within two weeks of overland transport to Lake George was 155 unique waterbodies located in 13 different states throughout the United States and 2 Provinces in Canada. Other than Lake George itself, the next most frequently visited waterbody in 2012 was Lake Champlain, a waterbody known to have 49 nonnative species. 96 boats inspected by the lake stewards had been in Lake Champlain within two weeks prior to launching in Lake George. Lake stewards collected 272 aquatic organism samples from 189 boats and trailers, and identified 131 samples to be an invasive species. Six different invasive species were identified — Eurasian watermilfoil, curly-leaf pondweed, water chestnut, zebra mussels, quagga mussels and spiny water flea. While 83 percent of boaters reported having previous interaction with a lake steward, only 63 percent of boaters reported taking at least one spread prevention measure. Spread prevention measures include but are not limited to washing the boat, draining the bilge and inspecting the boat for plants and animals. Last year was the first time the lake stewards found both quagga mussels and spiny water fleas. Quagga mussels were removed from two boats on separate occasions about to launch into Lake George. One boat had last been in Cayuga Lake, and the other in Lake Ontario. Both of those lakes are known to have established quagga mussel infestations. Spiny water flea was confirmed in Lake George in 2012 when an angler brought a sample to the lake steward stationed at Mossy Point. During the late summer, lake stewards found SWF on fishing gear on boats leaving Lake George multiple times. “The stewards inspect boats leaving the lake as well as boats about the launch,” said Kristen Rohne, LGA’s watershed educator and the lake steward program manager.

“While our priority might be protecting Lake George, we also recognize the fact that Lake George has AIS that might infect other area waterways, and we try to help prevent the spread of AIS out of the lake as much as we can as well as stop more from coming in.” Lake George is just one of many Adirondack lakes battling aquatic invasive species. The LGA is an active participant on the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program’s Aquatic Invasive Species Committee. Since New York doesn’t have a coordinated statewide program like many other states, partners in the Adirondacks have been coordinating amongst themselves for years, to do what they can to protect Adirondack waterways. “We all try to share resources and help each other out the best we can. We also collaborate with the other lakes that are close by, such as Schroon Lake and Brant Lake, who are also trying to protect their lakes from AIS with lake steward programs,” said Emily DeBolt, the LGA’s director of education and the lake steward program coordina-

tor. “We are all trying to do the most we can with the resources we have available. We know that spread prevention is more effective than management. Once a new AIS gets into a lake, it is extremely costly to manage and eradication is unlikely. Asian clam has recently reminded us all of that here in Lake George. I’d say at this point we literally can’t afford to get another new invasive species in the lake.” “We’re very proud of our lake stewards. They do a remarkable job protecting Lake George. It’s a very effective program and it plays a critical role in spread prevention, but the stewards can’t see every invasive species,” said Lender. “We’ll have the stewards back out there to start the 2013 boating season. Additional new funding from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and the Lake George Park Commission will help us expand the program. As long as we can find funding, we will continue to provide the program until the LGPC can establish a mandatory program.”

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Roast beef dinner scheduled CROWN POINT — A public Roast Beef Dinner, sponsored jointly by the members of Mount Defiance Lodge No. 794, F.&A.M., and Fort Ticonderoga Chapter No. 263, Order of the Eastern Star, will be served Friday, April 12, from 4;30 to 6 p.m. in the downstairs dining hall of the Ticonderoga Masonic Temple, 10 Montcalm Street, Ticonderoga (across from the Stone House). Take-outs will be also available. Tickets are $10.for adults and $6.for children 12 years old and under, and will be available both by advanced sale by members of the Masons and the Stars, and at the door. Parking for this event will be available along Montcalm Street, also at the Thomas B. Azer Agency and Hancock House parking lots.

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Kickoff planned for Relay for Life CROWN POINT — Relay for Life of Crown Point is having a kickoff celebration Thursday, April 11, at 6 p.m. They will be offering lite snacks and beverages as they present information on how to participate in our event including how to form a team, join a team and how to join our survivor celebration. They will also be revealing the event theme. This event is open to the public and will be held at the Crown Point Central School. For more information visit relayforlife.org/crownpointny, call Carrie Pertak 304-3872 or Anita Johnson 597-9339.

Services set in Putnam TICONDEROGA — The Putnam United Presbyterian Church welcomes everyone to their Sunday morning worship service on April 7. The worship service begins at 10 a.m. and is followed by coffee hour and fellowship in the Martha O’Dell hall. Bible readings include 1 Peter 1: 3-9 and John 20: 19-31 read by Betsy Hadden. Pastor Pat Davies’ sermon title is “Low Sunday.” The church is located on the Lower Road (County Route 2) in Putnam Station, NY. For more information, please call the church at 547-8378.

Senior driving course offered TICONDEROGA — The Ti Area Seniors are sponsoring an AARP Safety Driving Course on April 10 and 11 from 9 am. to noon. the cost is $17 for members of AARP and $19 for all others. It will be held in the Senior Room in the basement of the Armory. Call Ann at 585-6050 to register.

OBITUARIES FRANCES IDA CLIFTON JUN 22, 1921 - MAR 25, 2013 Hague. Frances Ida Clifton, Street. 91, formerly of Hague, An accomplished hand quilpassed away on Monday, ter, she sewed with a local March 25, 2013, at the Avguild, continuing to craft enue Nursing Home of Schquilts, treasured by her famienectady. ly. Fran was a Born in Ticonthoughtful deroga, June 22, neighbor often 1921, she was the sharing her delidaughter of the cious homemade late Arthur and soups and rolls. Merle (Kirby) She attended the Spring. Middleburgh ReShe and her husformed Church. band, Bernard A. Fran lived her Clifton, lived in last years at the Hague for many Avenue Nursing years and were Home in Schthe owners and operators of enectady. Family was of the Island Harbor House in prime importance to her as Hague. She used skills she was evident by her bragging learned at the hotel in her about her children and subsequent careers, first as grandchildren to anyone school lunch manager at the who would listen. Hague Central School, and She was pre-deceased by her later as she worked for the husband, Bernard A. Clifton Hague Chamber of Comand her daughter, Caroline merce, helping travelers find Turner. She was also pre-delodging in the Northern Lake ceased by six brothers, Carl, George area. Roy, Harold, Richard, Bud Fran was a member of the and Kenneth Spring and one Carillon Garden Club. sister, Marian "Betty" Brought up in a musical famBeaudin. ily, she served for many Survivors include her son, years as the organist for the Bernard A. Clifton of MorHague Baptist Church, and risonville; her son-in-law, later enjoyed singing with Tony Turner of Cobleskill; the Sweet Adelines. one brother, Robert Spring of Fran enjoyed travel, especialTiconderoga; five grandchilly when it included family. dren, Colleen Benton, Robert Kennebunk Maine was a secCross III, Pamela Clifton, ond home to Fran and Sarah Clifton, Cory Clifton; Bernie, and they shared the and three great-grandchilpassion they had for Maine dren, Daniel Benton, Emily by bringing their grandchilBenton and Violet Hampton. dren on vacation with them. Calling hours for relatives Other travel highlights inand friends were held Friday, cluded a trip, she and Bernie March 29, 2013 from 5 - 7 made to Lavenam, Scotland, p.m. at the Wilcox & Regan the Spring family ancestral Funeral Home, 11 Algonkin home, and trips to visit St., Ticonderoga. grandchildren in Seattle, A Funeral Service was held Washington, Duluth, Minon Saturday, March 30, 2013 nesota and more recently a at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral cruise to Bermuda. home. The Rev. Scott Tyler, Fran and Bernie relocated to Pastor of the First United Schoharie County to be closMethodist Church of Ticoner to their daughter. While deroga, officiated. living in Middleburgh, Fran, Interment took place at the as was her nature, became infamily plot of the Valley volved in community activiView Cemetery of Ticonderoties. She was a member of ga. the 21st Century Club, and Donations in Fran's memory took pride in tending both may be made to a charity of her garden, as well as the one's choice. hanging baskets lining Main

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Shannon Garland, right, and Megan hall celebrate Pi Day at Schroon Lake Central School. Pi Day is an annual celebration commemorating the mathematical constant π (pi). Pi Day is observed on March 14 because of the date 3-14, which adheres to the commonly used approximation of 3.14 for π.

ROBERT NELSON PATCHETT SEP 20, 1926 - MAR 27, 2013 Robert Nelson Patchett, 86, of years as a Councilman for the Hague New York, died town of Hague. He often peacefully at his home surspoke of finding a balance to rounded by his family, on preserve the beauty of the March 27, 2013. Hague area, while creating a He was born on healthy economSeptember 20, ic environment 1926 in Medford, for generations Massachusetts, to come. the son of NelDuring Bob's fison and Grace nal days, he told Patchett. He athis family he tended Arlington was not afraid of High School and dying, but was graduated from sad to give up New Hampton his hopes and Prep School, dreams. Bob was New Hampton, happiest when Massachusetts. Bob loved he was creating a building or his country and enlisted in designing a piece of furnithe Air Force Reserves as ture in his workshop. Bob soon as he was of age. While believed everyone had unwaiting to serve his country, told hopes and dreams and he attended Tufts University. he was able to draw out the Bob was called to the Air shyest among us. Bob loved Force and continued his sports, baseball, tennis, golf, studies at University of Pittssailing, and skiing. burgh. In 1945, Bob was His beloved wife, Marilyn summoned to active duty. Lynn Patchett, (Lynn) was Sargent Bob Patchett of the his partner, soul-mate and US Air Force, was a skilled best friend. He counted on fire control gunner on the BLynn for comfort, laughter, 29 Flying Fortress and landand support which he aded in Okinawa with his B-29 mits allowed him to be the crew. best he could be. Bob and Mr. Patchett began his career Lynn were married for 65 in the Insurance business, years and had 3 children, and quickly took on a leaderLinda Patchett and her husship role with Independent band Brian Walsh, New CasInsurance Agencies in Glen tle NH; Scott Carter Patchett Rock, Ridgewood and Wyckand wife Alice, Hague NY off, New Jersey. The insurand Barbara Patchett Bonnet, ance business thrived, yet also of Hague, NY. He was Bob aspired to be in the Hoblessed with 10 grandchiltel Business. In 1971, Bob dren and 3 great grandchiland Lynn fulfilled the begindren. Amy McLaughlin, ning of that dream by purhusband Ben, Emily Doe, chasing a 10 room motel, husband Aaron, Gretchen which became a beautiful Morgan, Andrew Patchett, waterfront resort on Lake Josh Patchett, Jamie Patchett, George, known as Trout Jessie Patchett, Michael BonHouse Village Resort. Fortunett, Ricki Bonnett, and Heidi nately, Scott and Alice PatchBonnett. Great grandchilett shared the love of the redren, Wyatt McLaughlin, sort business and they are Morgan McLaughlin, Carter continuing the legacy of Bob Grace Doe. Bob is also surand Lynn's original dream. vived by his beloved sister Bob's commitment to his Thelma Beyerl and husband family, friends and commuEd and many nieces and nity was evident in all the nephews. roles he held during his adult During his final months, the life. His family and friends grandchildren flocked from knew without question that near and far to share memohe was a shining light in any ries and lessons they had room and the wind behind learned from their grandfaall of our sails, his warm ther. Bob had a twinkle in laughter bellowed in any his eye and was humbled by space, his spoken word was his families love and stories. his truth, and his work ethic Bob found his family a great was abounding. source of joy throughout his Bob believed in his responsilife. bility to his fellow man and In lieu of flowers, donations served on boards in the comto honor Bob may be sent to munity, including the PresiMary C. Beste Scholarship, a dency of Kiwanis Clubs in fund for Ticonderoga High Glen Rock, New Jersey and School students to further Ticonderoga, New York. He their education (Hague Comwas elected President of munity Center, Graphite Bergen County, Independent Road, Hague NY, 12836.) or Insurance Agents. As a volthe Hague Volunteer Fire deunteer fireman, Bob underpartment (Hague, NY 12836). stood the seriousness of the The Wilcox and Regan funerrole, as much as the good al home is in charge of the archeer of selling Christmas rangements, a celebration of trees to the community. He Bob's life will be at Silver Bay loved his home town of Chapel later this spring. Hague, NY and spent many

VERNON O. MOORE APR 24, 1924 - MAR 28, 2013 Vernon Osborne Moore, 88, grandfather and friend who of Clifton Park, and formerly could always be relied upon of Ticonderoga, passed away to help in any way he could, at his home on Thursday, and he will be greatly March 28, 2013, with loved missed. ones at his side. He was born in TiconderoHe is survived by his wife ga, NY on April 24, 1924, the of 36 years Constance; sons son of the late Ralph and Ronald and Stephen Moore Edith (Hall) Moore. He was and Leslie Middleton; pre-deceased by his brothers daughter Michelle Dufort; William, Robert, and seven grandchildren, Richard; and sister Priscilla. Richard, Erin, Jamie, Josh, A member of "The Greatest Sarah, Amanda, Antonia; Generation", Vern was very two great-grandchildren, proud of his service to his Daulton and Juliana; and country. He served with the many nieces and nephews. 29th Infantry Division during There are no calling hours. World War II and was A Memorial Service and awarded the Purple Heart for burial will take place at a latwounds suffered during er date in the Gerald B. H. combat in France. Solomon Saratoga National Vern worked in sales for Cemetery. many years before going to In lieu of flowers, donawork for the Department of tions may be made in Vern's Social Services until his rename to The Community tirement in 1986. Hospice, The Community In his early years, he enHospice Foundation, 295 Valjoyed camping and travel unley View Blvd., Rennselaer, til his health began to fail. NY 12144. He loved his many Scottish Terriers. He also loved listening to bluegrass and fidArrangements by the Catridle music. But most of all, he cala Funeral Home, Inc loved his family. He was a 1597 Rte 9 Clifton Park, NY devoted husband, father, 12065

GORDON LAGOY DEC 18, 1922 - MAR 24, 2013 Mr. Gordon LaGoy, 90, saw operator until retirement passed away March 24, 2013, in 2008. at his home in Lewis surMr. LaGoy will always be rerounded by his friends and membered for his love of loved ones. John Wayne, The Wild West Mr. LaGoy was born Decemand a good cigar. He was ber 18, 1922, the son of Ms. known as a nostalgic man Etta and Mr. Frank LaGoy. who enjoyed telling stories of He is survived by his brother the past and his long and Mr. Robert ( Bob) LaGoy of happy life. Keeseville, NY. Mr. LaGoy was affiliated As a young boy, Mr. LaGoy's with Mountain Lake Services family resided deep in the since its beginnings and will woods of the Paradox Lake be missed by all that knew area. Gordon later moved to him. Mountain Lake Services in Calling hours will be held at 1975 where he has lived Harland's Funeral home in since. Mr. LaGoy began Port Henry from 1:00pm. To working at Charles R. Hayes 3:00 pm on Essex Industries in May of March 28, 2013 with services 1975 where he was a chop and celebration to follow.

JOAN A. BURNS MAR 30, 1936 - MAR 28, 2013 Crown Point Trevor, her sister, Bonnie Joan A. Burns, 76, of Creek Tesar and husband Milt of Road died March 28, 2013 at Crown Point, her twin great her home in Crown Point, grandsons, Christopher and NY. Dominick and her very dear She was born March 30, 1936 friends, Mary, Lorraine, Penin Crown Point, NY, the ny and many more. daughter of Orlando (Tobe) She is predeceased by her and Ora Sharpe. grandson Corey Lang and Joan is survived by her husher sister Beverly Sunderband, Thomas P. Burns of land. Crown Point, her son Steve There will be no calling Robarge and wife Deba, her hours. A memorial service daughter, Sandy Robarge will be held in the spring in Lang and husband Gene, her the Ironville Cemetery in grandchildren Sarah and Crown Point. Ashley and Jannelle and


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The Moriah Lady Vikings basketball team defeated the Peru Lady Indians to win the girls division of the 24th Annual Missing Children’s Tournament in AuSable Forks, while the Moriah Vikings defeated the Peru boys to win their division. Alex Larrow, Jeff Strieble and Zack Baker of Moriah were named to the boys first-team all tournament squad. Jade Taylor and Madison Morgan of Moriah were first team and Sarah Anderson of Moriah second team in the girls tourney. The Harry Ano Defensive Player Award went to Mike Rollins and McKenzie Sprague of Moriah. The Thomas A. Douglas Memorial MVP Award went to Jerin Sargent and Madison Olcott of Moriah.

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WESTPORT — Essex County SWCD provides trees for purchase to complete conservation planting projects on Arbor Day. The Essex County Soil and Water Conservation District has provided trees for county residents to purchase to protect local natural resources. Trees and Shrubs have been purchased for wildlife habitat, windbreaks, living snow fence, and to protect water quality by preventing erosion and filtering nutrients around Lake Champlain. Local residents have placed orders for the trees through a program that started in January. On April 19 those residents will be picking trees up from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Floral Hall at the Essex County Fairgrounds in Westport. There will be a limited supply of extra trees and shrubs for anyone that has not placed an order. Residents can call the office at 962-8225 for availability or stop on April 19 to see what is left. We hope to help you get ready for your Arbor Day Conservation Planting on April 26.

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A warm heart for cold weather

Willow buffer planted by the late Jack Huestis to protect the stream. Note the sediment trapped and stable banks near the vegetation. Photo provided

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n recent weeks, I’ve been seeing a lot of sign of animals on the move. A vixen red fox has established a den in our back yard, much to the consternation of our German Shorthaired Pointer who can’t seem to mark his territory fast enough. I swear he has lost 20 pounds in water weight in just the past week, and every morning he repeats the ritual. The fox leaves a slightly skunk smelling scent, and her straight-in-a-line paw prints have provided ample evidence of her evening hunts. So too do the scattered turkey feathers, from her most recent kill in the side yard. Obviously, the poor lonely mother didn’t have a chance to return to her kill for scraps before an “unpleasant of ravens” descended upon the carcass to scavenge the turkey down to nothing more than feet, bones and a beak. The slow transition from winter to spring is finally beginning to accelerate. Last weekend, the Harley riders were out with the throaty roar of their bikes echoing off the hills. Surprisingly, there were also a few packs of bicyclists daring to travel the sandy edges of the busy local highways. It appears spring puts everyone and everything on the move. Canada geese can be already be found on the Lake Flower in Saranac Lake, and bald eagles are regularly observed up and down the shores of Lake Champlain. Birders are busy, counting off the growing flux of daily arrivals, whether it is a red winged blackbird in the marsh or a loon sighting on the ponds. While on a quick jaunt into camp over the weekend, there were plenty of deer trails in the meager snow cover, as well as evidence of a fair share of fisher wanderings. Down by the stream, an otter slide appeared well used, and ducks had been on the open waters for well over a week. The sweet scent of maple steam has been on the air for weeks, and it recently led me to stumble upon the latest maple concoction, a sweet nip of maple whiskey. I can’t say it is something I could drink a lot of, but it did serve a purpose as winter weather returned to produce another chilly spring day. The whiskey may not have warmed me up, but after a few nips, I kind of forgot about the foul weather.

An April fool I knew it was too good to be true, but like a little kid listening for sleigh bells on Christmas Eve; I wanted to believe. I was sure it would happen again. Two years ago, most Adirondack ponds had shed their icy hardtop by April 8. Then, in 2012, I enjoyed a leisurely troll around my favorite backwoods trout pond on April 1. But like Lucy pulling the football away before poor old Charlie Brown could kick it, spring had failed to be sprung, and on April 1, there remained a 14-inch thick barrier of solid ice on the same ponds. I was again an April fool, albeit one with great hopes and high expectations. In the past few weeks, my dreams of being on the ponds for opening day had quietly dried up, even though the attendant snowpack had not diminished much. I had gone through all of the usual motions. I strung up

Opening day of trout fishing didn't stop young Cale Miller of Ticonderoga from wetting a line. Photo provided

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Tiger trout, a unique hybrid of a brook trout and a brown trout, are a very rare find in the wild. However, the strange mix is commonly stocked in ponds and reservoirs in the Catskills, where they can grow to 5-6 pounds or more. Distinguished by their odd looking, worm-like vermiculations, tigers are known as voracious predators. In recent years, there have been several naturally spawned specimens of the tiger trout taken on the Chubb River near Lake Placid. The fish in the photo is on display at The Wild Center in Tupper Lake, where many native Adirondack fish species reside inside a huge aquarium. new line on all my spinning reels, cleaned the bearings and the gears, and oiled them to perfection. The rods, which I had so carelessly stacked in the back of the garage last fall in a mad dash to transition from fishing season to hunting season, were delicately untangled. I checked them for hairline cracks, and I carefully ran my fingers over each guide to assure a smooth surface, with no nicks or burrs to fray my lines. I replaced the hooks on most of my lures, and changed all of the stock treble hooks with new, red colored, offset trebles. I even took the time to burnish the spoons with fine grit emery cloth and steel wool. It’s amazing how good they look with no rust, crud or dried weeds. After sorting through a big pile of spoons and wabblers, I used some steel wool to polish the old wabblers, Hinkleys and Suttons into a big pile of shiny bright tackle. I even tried spraying a few of the brass and copper finished spoons with a clear acrylic finish. Of course, I also left a good bit of the pile in the original condition. Fourteen inches of ice is not going to disappear overnight. What’s the rush? My old pile of maps and charts of the ponds and lakes has gradually diminished to a select few favorites that I still take along, despite the addition of a portable depth finder that now provides me with a more accurate indication of the depths and lake contours. But old habits die hard. I’ll always keep a few the old, hand-drawn maps that were scribbled on a napkin, or a piece of a brown paper bag. They are relics from the old days, when I was the youngster on the annual fishing trip, and I keep ‘em in the tackle box just to keep me fresh, to help restore the my enthusiasm for the process of preparing to get out. It’s a process I’ll repeat several times, well before I even get to wet a line. I’ll sort through the fly boxes, respool some reels with sinking flylines, and generally waste a lot of time that could be put to better use. But, there’s nothing more enjoyable than just puttering about while waiting to get out, and it is a ritual I’ll continue to pursue until the moment there are actually some fish to fill my time. As always, the rivers and streams will take a while to warm up, and a lucky few anglers will hit the jackpot with a couple of battered old battle veteran holdover trout. The picking will be slim until water temperatures on the streams gets up into the 50-degree range. The best bets will be found in deeper holding pools, where turbulent conditions pump warm air into the current, at the base of waterfalls, dams or serious rapids. Anglers must fish slow and delicate, as trout will not be aggressively chasing food. It will have to bump them in the nose. I’ll be interested to hear of any further reports of tiger trout caught in local waters. The odd hybrid is the result of a mixed breeding between brown trout and brook trout, and it usually occurs in waters that hold healthy, naturally spawned populations of each species. It appears the Chubb River, which tumbles out of the High Peaks to flow through the middle of Lake Placid village. It is one of the most productive tiger trout waters in the region. However, I’ve also received reports of tigers taken on the Little Salmon River and the St. Regis River. They are an odd looking specimen, and the only fish I ever saw was taken on the upper Chubb by a young angler who claimed he had caught “a striped fish, like a perch but it's much prettier.” At the time, I was aghast to think that a perch had somehow managed to depart Mirror Lake, which connects to the Chubb River below the old Mill Dam. Fortunately, the perch turned out to be a wild spawned, native tiger trout. I've had a few unpleasant surprises over the years while fishing for trout, and fortunately that episode was one that turned out to be quite the opposite of what it first appeared. Joe Hackett is a guide and sportsman residing in Ray Brook. Contact him at brookside18@adelphia.net.

armers have been blamed for much of the nutrient loading going into Lake Champlain. They have taken it on the chin numerous times for being polluters. Sometimes they deserved it; most times not. The reality is that all of us contribute in one way or another. Fishermen trample banks, loggers cross streams, and sedBy Rich Redman iment washes off roads and parking lots from the grit spread to control ice. And, of course, people toss waste over the banks because they don’t want to go to the dump. Nutrient runoff comes from many sources, not just farmland. Farmers, however, are doing something special to help curb the problems. Cows in streams are a natural thing, like deer drinking out of a brook. The problem is when you get 100 of them there for an extended period of time. That’s a different story. Stream banks get pounded by hooves, erosion takes place, and the manure is spread in the brook, not on the pasture where it should be. Sediment and nutrients then enter the waterway. There is a simple fix: fencing and planting vegetative buffers. Planting riparian buffers along stream banks is one of my passions, and I truly believe they are one of the easiest, cost effective and ecologically sensible things a farm can do to alleviate the problem. Riparian buffers are strips of trees and bushes planted parallel to the stream with a width of 35 feet or more. The vegetation traps sediment, absorbs nutrients and provides stability to the stream banks due to the root systems of the plants. The goal is to trap the runoff and nutrients before they enter the stream. As a guy who likes to walk streams and fly fish, one thing I love to see are lots of willows growing along streams. Willow shrubs are low growing, provide shelter for fish by overhanging the banks, have tremendous root systems to stabilize the banks and it’s a great place for terrestrial bugs, worms and other critters to live. If the buffer is managed, so the vegetation is kept in a brushy state and not overgrown with shade trees, it will also make great woodcock habitat. Buffers are also home to a variety of birds, amphibians and reptiles. Plan ahead before you plant. Think about the habitat you want to create, such as brush and grass, early successional or mature woods. What you plant and your willingness to manage will make a difference. Conservation is not just about stopping nutrients from getting to Lake Champlain; it’s putting all the ecological and economic pieces in place to make it work for the landowner, wildlife and the stream inhabitants. Not only is it good for the stream and lake, it must be easy on the landowner ’s wallet. Conservation needs to be low cost and high in benefits. Many farmers in the Champlain Valley have installed buffers along their stream banks. The Leerkes Farm in Ticonderoga planted trees and shrubbery a few years ago to protect the banks of their previously pastured stream. Shaun Gilliland in Willsboro will be planting a variety of fruit trees, berry bushes and other plants. This will provide an alternative income in the future by selling the products like jam to supplement his beef operation. The rooted vegetation will provide stream protection, and the waste fruit will provide excellent food for bugs and worms, and yes, they both feed fish. The Leerkes and Gillilands are Essex County Farm Bureau members, and they lead by example. These guys realize the economics of this area depends on farms, forestry and recreation like fishing and hunting. Managed habitat supports greater populations of stream life, farm and forest wildlife. What these farmers are doing is a great value to all of us, not just Lake Champlain. Although there have been incidents where farm runoff has hurt fisheries, they are few and far between. Most streams may actually benefit from some nutrients, but that’s another story. One simple trick all of us “streamwalkers” can do is to take 2-foot cuttings from the growing willows and push them half way into the soft moist mud in the sunny bare spots along the banks. This bio-engineering technique doesn’t hurt the host plant, will allow more willows to spread, provides overhanging fish habitat and keep the banks from eroding. The other great benefit: it doesn’t cost the taxpayer a penny, and that in itself is a miracle of biblical proportions now days. Rich Redman is a retired District Conservationist for the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and an avid outdoorsman. He may be reached at rangeric@nycap.rr.com.

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April 6, 2013 WHITEHALL — Whitehall Athletic Club will present professional/amateur boxing championships featuring Shawn Miller at the Whitehall Athletic Club at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20-$30. For information call 832-3662 or 499-0134.

Saturday, April 13 PORT HENRY — The Moriah Central Teachers Association 5K Run/Walk will be held at 9 a.m. at the school. Registration is $10, $20 with a T shirt $20. People can preregister online at www.active.com/running/Moriah 5K For information contact Dean Fleming at dfleming@moriahk12.org All proceeds will benefit the MCTA scholarship program. SCHROON LAKE — AARP Safe Driving Course will be held at the Schroon Lake Senior Citizen's Club on Main Street in Schroon Lake 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $17 for members of AARP and $19 for non-members. Everyone attending the course should bring their AARP card (if they are a member), their license, a pen or pencil, something to drink and a lunch. There will be a very short lunch break; there will not have time to go out to get something. Checks should be made payable to AARP. Anyone interested in attending must be registered in advance by calling Kate Huston at 532-9745.

Ongoing CROWN POINT — The Champlain Valley Flyers Club meets every Thursday evening, weather permitting, from 4 p.m. until dusk at 593 Bridge Road (Route 185) in Crown Point. For information call 802-758-2578. CROWN POINT — The Crown Point Fire District Board of Commissioners will meet the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Crown Point Fire Hall, 2764 Main St., Crown Point. Meetings are open to the public. CROWN POINT — The Crown Point Food Pantry at the Crown Point Methodist Church on Creek Road is open Thursdays 9 to 11 a.m. HAGUE — Holistic stress management featuring T'ai Chi and Qigong, Wednesdays at the Hague Community Building, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. For more information e-mail returntomountain@yahoo.com or call 543-6605. HAGUE — Hague Fish & Game Club meetings are held on the third 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 Port Henry Train Station. MORIAH — Moriah Arts and Crafts Group on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Port Henry Train Station. Stay for a noon time meal sponsored by the Essex County Nutrition Program (reservations are required by calling 546-7941 the day before). MORIAH — The Holy Cow Thrift Corner, located next door to the Moriah Fire Department on Tarbell Hill Road,Moriah, is open every Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Moriah Methodist Church. Donations welcome. Call 546-7409 or 546-7121 for additional information. PORT HENRY — The Port Henry Knights of Columbus hold bingo every Monday at 7 p.m. SCHROON LAKE — TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) group meets at the Schroon Lake Senior Center (across from Grand Union) on Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. For information call Donna at 803-4032. SCHROON LAKE — The Mountainside Share Shop clothing ministry in Schroon Lake will be open each Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations of clean gently worn winter clothing are now being accepted. For more information call 532-7128. Mountainside is located four miles south of Schroon Lake Village and just off Exit 27. SILVER BAY — The Northern Lake George Rotary Club is a service club that meets at Silver Bay YMCA of the Adirondacks at 7:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Contact Diane Dickson at 543-8051 for more information. TICONDEROGA -— ACBL Duplicate Bridge, Mondays and Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. For more information call 585-3322. TICONDEROGA — The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group will hold a monthly support group for caregivers at Inter-Lakes Health, Ethan Allen Library, the second Tuesday of every month at 4 p.m. Call 564-3370. TICONDEROGA — The Adirondack Trailriders meet the second Wednesday of each month, year-round, at 7 p.m. at the Ticonderoga Fish & Game Club. TICONDEROGA — Support group for people with family members who have addictions. Meetings in the library at the Heritage Commons nursing home, every Monday at 6:30 p.m. TICONDEROGA — Celebrate Recovery meetings are every Wednesday 6:30 - 8 p.m. in the board room at Moses Ludington Hospital. Open to the public. For more information call Vince at 429-9173. TICONDEROGA — Champlain Valley Chorale rehearsals will be held each Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church, 1045 Wicker St., Ticonderoga. For further information, contact Bob Elling at 585-2173. TICONDEROGA — American Legion Post #224 will hold its monthly meeting the second Thursday of every month. TICONDEROGA — Bingo, Ticonderoga fire house, 6:45 p.m., every Thursday. Doors open at 5 p.m. TICONDEROGA — FOE #4410 meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 103 Montcalm St., Ticonderoga (Upstairs). TICONDEROGA — The Ti Area Seniors meet the third Wednesday of every month at 1 p.m. at the Armory. TICONDEROGA — Cornerstone Alliance Church has formed a youth group for people ages 10-17. The group will meet in Tuesdays 6-8 p.m. For information

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id you know that our new Frances Miller Adoption Center was paid for entirely by over 1,000 generous donors? The NCSPCA received no funds for the capital campaign from local or state or federal governments. In addition, the shelter received no funds from the ASPCA. Our dream of a new shelter has come true thanks to extraordinary support from residents in Essex County and many donors from throughout the United States. We are very grateful to all the members of our community whose fundraising efforts and donations led to the realization of this dream. Our many happy furry friends have been wagging tails and purring non-stop since we made the move! Our featured pet this week is Storm, a Siberian Husky-mix who is into his senior years but has a real zest for life. He has the striking markings typical for his breed, luxurious thick fur, and deep brown eyes that are full of fun. He loves to go for long walks and literally prances along, keeping up with all of the youngsters he encounters. He enjoys playing with both people

Monday, April 15 HAGUE — Hague Chamber of Commerce meeting, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, April 16 HAGUE — Hague Fish & Game Club meeting, 7 p.m. HAGUE — The Ticonderoga Central School board of education will hold a budget meeting at 7 p.m. at the Hague Community Center on Graphite Mountain Road. SCHROON L:AKE — Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce meeting, Schroon town hall, 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 17 CROWN POINT — The Ticonderoga-Crown Point school consolidation advisory committee will meet at 6:30 at Crown Point school. A tour of the school will be held at 5:45 p.m.

Wendy Michalak, a first grade teacher at Moriah Central School, reads to her class. Photo by Nancy Frasier call 585-6391. TICONDEROGA — Osteoporosis exercise classes are held weekly at InterLakes Health in Ticonderoga on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. Classes are free. Interested people can contact RSVP at 546-3565 or email RSVP at RSVP@Logical.net. TICONDEROGA — Cornerstone Alliance Church in Ticonderoga youth group will meet weekly on Sunday nights at 6 p.m The program is open to students ages 10-18 years of age. Call the church office for more information @ 585-6391. TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Assembly of God Church will host a coffeehouse the third Sunday of each month at 6:30 p.m. There is free admission.

PORT HENRY — The Sherman Free Library in Port Henry will have a book sale 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Monday, April 8 PORT HENRY — The village of Port Henry board of trustees has scheduled a public hearing at 6:45 p.m. on proposed Local Law No. 2 of 2013 a local law extending the moratorium on street level residential development in a portion of the village. Trustees will also conduct their annual organizational meeting at 7 p.m. as well as the regularly scheduled April board meeting, which will take place at the conclusion of the organizational meeting. The public hearing and both meetings will be held at the village hall, 4303 Main St. TICONDEROGA — The Catholic Daughters of Court St. Mary’s No. 794 will hold a business meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the K of C Hall, Montcalm Street, Ticonderoga. For more information call Sue Liddell at 585-6280. TICONDEROGA — A meeting of the Ticonderoga food co-op initiative will take place at 6 p.m. at the Downtown Gallery in Ticonderoga. Individuals interested in knowing more about food cooperatives and are willing to be a part of the conversation on the feasibility of establishing a food co-op in Ticonderoga are welcome to attend. People unable to attend can be put on the email communications list for updates by contacting PRIDE at 585-6366 ext 103 or sreynolds@prideofticonderoga.org. Kathy L. Wilcox • 962-8604 The Downtown Gallery is located at 119 Montcalm St. in Ticonderoga.

Tuesday, April 9 HAGUE — Hague town board meeting, 6:30 p.m. Community Center. TICONDEROGA — The North Country Small Business Development Center will present “Hiring & Retaining The Right Employees” at the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce office 89:30 a.m. For more information visit www.ticonderogany.com, email chamberinfo@ticonderogany.com or call 585-6619.

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Essex County Real Estate Transactions Date Filed 3/21/2013 3/7/2013 3/20/2013 3/25/2013 3/22/2013 3/26/2013 3/22/2013 3/21/2013 3/22/2013 3/21/2013 3/21/2013 3/21/2013 3/22/2013 3/19/2013 3/20/2013

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Buyer Dean Burgess, Dana Burgess Troy Buckner, Gladys Buckner Douglas Hathaway William Johnson, Lynne Johnson Ariane Miller, Thomas Ice Stevan Thorpe, Dixie Thorpe Doreen Abrahamsen Colin Conroy, Patricia Conroy Judy Doyle N Wilson Holdings L L C Open Space Conservancy Inc Russell Pray Mariane Miller, Thomas Miller LAWRENCE SHIPPS, LESLIE SHIPPS WILLIAM PRATT, SHERYL PRATT

Location St Armand Ticonderoga North Hudson Jay North Elba Crown Point Elizabethtown North Elba Elizabethtown North Elba Essex Chesterfield North Elba KEENE MORIAH

HAGUE — Hague Fire Department board meeting, 5:30 p.m., fire station.

Sunday, April 21 TICONDEROGA — Director of Interpretation Stuart Lilie will lead a tour “Very Well Prepared for the British Army” at 2 p.m. at Fort Ticonderoga. Lilie will lead a walking tour of some of the many redoubts, redans, and entrenchments built to fortify Ticonderoga in 1776. For information go online at www.FortTiconderoga.org

Tuesday, April 23 HAGUE — Hague Senior Citizens Club meeting, 1:30 p.m., Community Center.

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and other dogs, and generally gets along well with everyone. This handsome fellow has impeccable leash manners; he never pulls or tugs, but often looks back to make sure you are still with him. If you are looking for a dog with a gentlemanly personality and a mature - but playful - attitude, Storm is the dog for you!

Thursday, April 18

MINEVILLE — The Mineville-Witherbee Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary reorganizational meeting at 6 p.m. at the Mineville-Witherbee fire house. Anyone residing in the town of Moriah who wishes to join may contact Carrie O’Connor at 570-7807 or attend the meeting. TICONDEROGA — The Ti Area Seniors are sponsoring an AARP Safety Driving Course on April 10 and 11 from 9 am. to 12 p.m. The cost is $17 for members of AARP and $19 for all others. It will be held in the Senior Room in the basement of the Armory, 315 Champlain Ave. Call 585-6050 to register.

Thursday, April 11 TICONDEROGA — American Legion Squadron 224 will serve a meatloaf dinner 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the American Legion on Montcalm Street in Ticonderoga. Tickets will be $12 for dine-in and take-out meals. Local delivery will be available. Call 585-6220.

Friday, April 12 SCHROON LAKE — The town of Schroon broadband committee will meet at 10 a.m. at the town hall. The meeting is open to the public.

Thursday, April 25 HAGUE — Hague zoning board of appeals meeting, 7 p.m., Community Center. TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Central School board of education will hold a hearing on the proposed 2013-14 budget at 7 p.m. in the Ti High School cafeteria. A board meeting will follow with the adoption of the budget.

Saturday, April 27 TICONDEROGA — The Fraternal Order of Eagles - Adirondack Aeerie #4410 has scheduled a chicken barbecue at their room upstairs in the Knights of Columbus building in Ticonderoga at 2 p.m. The will menu consist of chicken, baked potato, cole slaw, baked beans, rolls and butter. The dessert will be homemade strawberry shortcake. The cost will be $12 and takeouts will be available.

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Manley to marry CROWN POINT — Ray and Janine Manley of Crown Point have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jerrica Taylor Manley, to Cody John Wayman, son of John and Becki Wayman of Crown Point. Cody Wayman Jerrica Manley and graduated from Crown Point CenCody Wayman tral School and from Paul Smith’s College with a degree in surveying. Jerrica Manley graduated from Crown Point Central School and attended Paul Smith’s College. A wedding date has been set for May 24, 2014.

OnCampus The following local residents made the dean’s list for winter 2013 quarter at Rochester Institute of Technology: Corey King of Hague, a first-year student in RIT’s College of Applied Science and Technology; Brittney LaVoie of Ticonderoga, a fourth-year student in RIT’s College of Applied Science and Technology; Brandon Russell of Ticonderoga, a first-year student in RIT’s College of Applied Science and Technology; Michaela Jebb of Ticonderoga, a fourth-year student in RIT’s College of Imaging Arts and Sciences; and Kelly Dunn of Ticonderoga, a second-year student in RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering. Dunn has accepted a six-month internship beginning in June, working for Dr. Jude Sauer, a medical doctor and president of LSI solutions near Rochester. LSI Spolutions is a medical device company dedicated to advancing minimally invasive therapeutics through research, development, manufacturing and marketing proprietary products.


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EAGLE LAKE in Ticonderoga 2 BR/1 BA, Apartment, Lake view, fireplace, three closets including walk-in closet, use of sandy beach, private entrance, and off road parking. Monthly rent includes electric, heat, internet, cable, plowing and on-site property manager. For more information or appointment to view, please call 516-984-8900 or email mmkral@aol.com

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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY DOWNTOWN TICONDEROGA Commercial Rental, approx. 1,000 ft., customer parking, heat & air included. $600/mo. 352-597-5221 PORT HENRY Duplex apartment building, completely renovated, excellent rental history, some owner finanancing available. $69,000. 518-546-8247.

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LAKE SALE: 6 ACRES COAN LAKE, $24,900. 8 Acres house, Bass Ponds, $99,900. 5 Acres Portaferry Lake $129,900. www.LandFirstNY.com 1-888-683 -2626 TOWN OF Lake George 1/2 acre building lot. Village sewer, upscale neighborhood, build-out basement, mountain views. $47,000. Will hold mortgage for qualified buyer, 20% down. 518-793-3356 or 518-321-3347.

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INDIAN LAKE: YEAR ROUND 3 BD HOME: $189K. Built in 1995, 2.8 acres nestled in the Adirondack Mountains. Water and Outdoor Enthusiantics - A haven for recreational seasons. "The Whitewater Capitol of New York State". Historical History Granted! To The King of England! Surveys available. C MAC Realty. Call Cheryl 518-221-5270. Email: cmccart9@nycap.rr.com MODULAR HOME 3 bdrm, 2 baths, on 1 acre of property, 2 car garage, 2 decks, $87,500. Port Henry, NY 518-962-4685

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NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF ESSEX MidFirst Bank, Plaintiff, against Steven M. Fastskie; Vicki L. Fastzkie a/k/a Vickie L. Fastskie, et al., Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale duly dated 12/7/2012 I, the undersigned Referee will sell at public auction at the Essex County Courthouse, at Elizabethtown, State of New York on 05/01/2013 at 10:30AM, premises known as 72 Alexandria Avenue, Ticonderoga, NY 12883 All that certain plot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements erected, situate, lying and being in the Town of Ticonderoga, County of Essex and State of New York, SECTION: 150.11, BLOCK: 2, LOT: 21. Approximate amount of judgment $137,061.42 plus interest and costs. Premises will be sold subject to provisions of filed Judgment Index# 628/2009. Joseph Lavorando, Esq., Referee FRENKEL LAMBERT WEISS WEISMAN & GORDON, LLP Attorney for Plaintiff, 53 Gibson Street, Bayshore, NY 11706 Dated: TT-3/30-4/20/13-4TC41264 ----------------------------NOTICE OF QUALIFICATION OF C & L MANAGEMENT COMPANY, L.L.C. App for Authority filed with the Secy (SSNY) on 02/26/2013 by the LLC to do business in NY State under the fictitious name of C & L Essex Management, L.L.C. Office loc: Essex County. SSNY designated as agent of new LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to the principal business address: c/o Lisa J. Smartz, 258 East Saddle River Road, Saddle River, NJ 07458. Purpose: any lawful act. TT-3/30-5/4/13-6TC41276 ----------------------------NORTH COUNTRY SCHROON REALTY, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 2/25/13. Office in Essex Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to c/o Stephen M. Holmes, 28 Imperial Dr., Niskayuna, NY 12309. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Principal business location: 739 US Route 9, Schroon Lake, NY . TT-3/30-5/4/13-6TC41266 ----------------------------PHELPS O TOOLE MANAGEMENT LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 1/30/13. Office location: Essex County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 7505 Thomas Dr., #222, Panama City Beach, FL 32408. General Purposes. TT-3/9-4/13/13-6TC40824 ----------------------------NOTICE OF SALE INDEX NO.: 387-2012 STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME C O U R T COUNTY OF ESSEX BONNIE LEIGH MOTEL, LLC, Plaintiff, - against GEISER ENTERPRISES, LLC; DARREN J. GEISER; NEW YORK STATE

DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE; NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE DIVISION; NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and JOHN DOE (said name being fictitious, it being the intention of Plaintiff to designate any and all occupants of the premises being foreclosed herein, and any parties, corporations or entities, if any, having or claiming an interest or lien upon the mortgaged premises and/or upon personal property used or useful in connection with such premises). D e f e n d a n t s . In pursuance of a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale duly made in the above action on the 28th day of February, 2013, I, the undersigned Referee in the Judgment named, will sell at public auction at the at the front entrance of the Essex County Municipal C e n t e r , Elizabethtown, New York, on the 16th day of April, 2013 at 10:00 o’clock in the forenoon of that day, the real property described by the Judgment to be sold, being that real property in the Town of Ticonderoga, State of New York, more particularly described in Schedule "A", annexed hereto and made a part hereof. The mortgaged premises will be sold subject to (a) the rights of the public and others in and to any part of the mortgaged premises that lies within the bounds of any street, alley, or highway; (b) covenants, restrictions and easements of record, if any; (c) violations, zoning regulations and ordinances of the City, Town or Village in which said mortgaged premises lie; (d) any state of facts that an accurate, currently dated survey might disclose; (e) the rights of tenants, if any; (f) the right of redemption of the United States of America, if any; and (g) the present condition of the mortgaged property, which shall be sold as is and without any representations or warranties whatsoever. Dated: March 11, 2013 /s/ Kristine Flower, Referee BARTLETT, PONTIFF, STEWART & RHODES, P.C. Attorney for Plaintiff Mark A. Lebowitz, of Counsel One Washington St.PO Box 2168 Glens Falls, NY 12801-2168 518 792-2117 SCHEDULE A ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND, situate in the Town and Village of Ticonderoga, County of Essex and State of New York, bounded and described as follows: BEGINNING at a point in the centerline of Champlain Avenue (formerly North Main Street) distant north 46 degrees 10 minutes east 64 feet from the face of the north abutment of the bridge over the outlet of Lake George, running thence north 46 degrees 10 minutes east along the centerline of said street 215.9 feet to its point of intersection with the centerline of Burgoyne Road (formerly Elm Street); thence north 44 degrees 37 minutes west along the centerline of said road 104 feet to the northeasterly corner of the 25 foot lot to be conveyed to LaTour; thence south 46 degrees 30 minutes west along the easterly bounds thereof 127.58 feet to an iron post being the southeasterly corner of the lands to be conveyed to LaTour; thence north 43 degrees 45 minutes west along the southerly bounds of LaTour 62.7 feet to the southwesterly corner of lands conveyed

to American Realty Company, Inc. to Bernard LaTour, by deed dated March 13, 1936 and recorded in the Essex County Clerk s Office in Book 213 of Deeds at page 374; thence south 46 degrees 19 minutes west 55 feet more or less to a point distant northeasterly 10 feet from the northerly bank of the outlet of Lake George; thence southeasterly parallel to and 10 feet distant from said bank 49 feet measured direct; thence south 43 degrees 50 minutes east 130 feet, more or less to the place of beginning. Together with the appurtenances and all the estate and rights of the parties of the first part, in and to said premises. Subject to any and all rights which the public may have now in existing roads which are a part of the above described property. BEING the same premises described in a deed from Robert C. Benjamin, Sr. to Bonnie Leigh Motel, LLC, d/b/a Roofer s Bar & Grill, dated April 11, 2006 and recorded in the Essex County Clerk s Office on April 21, 2006 in Book 1487 at page 73. ALL THAT PARCEL OF LAND located in the Town of Ticonderoga, County of Essex and State of New York and being a portion of lands conveyed to the Village of Ticonderoga by the LaChute Hydro Company, Inc. by deed dated May 1, 1993 and recorded October 25, 1993 in Book 1049 of Deeds at page 151. Said parcel is to be merged with the receiving parcel being lands of Bonnie Leigh Motel, LLC as conveyed by deed dated April 11, 2006 and recorded April 21, 2006 in Book 1487 of Deeds at page 73 and is described in detail as follows: BEGINNING at an iron rod found set in the westerly bounds of lands presently owned by Bonnie Leigh Motel, LLC as described in Book of Deeds 1487 at cover page 73; thence 1) S 02 02’ 37" E, along the present lands of Bonnie Leigh Motel, LLC, 50.40 feet to an iron rod; thence. 2) continuing along the present lands of Bonnie Leigh Motel S 43 50’ 00" E a distance of 130 feet more or less to the centerline of Champlain Avenue; thence 3) S 46 10’ 00" W, along the centerline of Champlain Avenue, 64 feet more or less to the easterly bank of the LaClute River; thence 4) northeasterly along the easterly bank of the LaChute River to a point which is S 46 19’ 00" W from the first mentioned iron rod; thence 5) N 46 19’ 00" E to the point of beginning. EXCEPTING all that portion of the above described parcel within the bounds of Champlain Avenue. Subject to any state of facts that an accurate survey would reveal. The Grantor s and Grantee s herein both covenant and agree that the purpose of this conveyance is for a boundary line adjustment and that no individual building rights, separate from those legally allowable for the combined parcel, are associated with the property being conveyed and that this parcel being conveyed herein is to merger with the adjacent so called receiving parcel , referred to hereinabove, and may not be sold separately from the merged parcel. These covenants shall run with, touch and concern the land. The bearings and distances shown above are from a map entitled MAP OF LAND TO BE CONVEYED TO ROBERT BENJAMIN by Leo S. Kudlack, dated May 16, 1995. The intent of this deed is to convey a parcel bounded

easterly by the present lands of Bonnie Leigh Motel, LLC, southerly by Champlain Avenue, westerly by the easterly bank of the LaChute River and northerly by an extension of the present northerly bounds of the Bonnie Leigh Motel, LLC property BEING the same premises described in a deed from Robert Dedrick, as Supervisor of the Town of Ticonderoga to Bonnie Leigh Motel, LLC dated April 19, 2007 and recorded in the Essex County Clerk s Office on June 19, 2007 in Liber 1539 at page 161. TT-3/16-4/6/13-4TC40872 ----------------------------THE ANNUAL MEETING OF MORIAH UNION C E M E T E R Y ASSOCIATION will be held on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at the Mount Moriah Presbyterian Church, 19 Church St, Port Henry, NY at 7 pm, at which time the election of Directors and all Association business will take place. VN,TT-3/30-4/6/132TC-41298 ----------------------------PUBLIC NOTICE (PURSUANT TO SECTION 501 OF THE REAL PROPERTY TAX LAW) Pursuant to Section 501 of the Real Property Tax Law, the Assessor (s) for the Town of Moriah has inventory and valuation data available for review of the assessments in the township. An appointment may be made to review this information by calling (518) 5463098. Paul Mazzotte Brent Ida Loni Sprague ASSESSOR (S) TT-3/30-4/6/13-2TC20121 ----------------------------TIME WARNER CABLE 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. W F N Y - C A , Gloversville, NY, WRNN, Kingston, NY (other than Kinderhook), WWLP, Springfield, MA, 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, Sprout VOD, NECN, NHL Network, NHL Center Ice, Music Choice (Channels 601-646), Music Choice VOD, GOL TV, Comcast SportsNet New England, E!, Lifetime SD/HD, Lifetime Movie Network, Lifetime Real Women, WE, IFC, Smithsonian HD/VOD, Style, and G4. Please note some channels listed may not be available in your service area. In addition, from time to time we make certain changes in the services that we offer in order to better serve our customers. The following changes are scheduled to take place: ShopNBC to move to these new channel positions in these cable systems as of April 30, 2013: Albany, Amsterdam, Gloversville, C o b l e s k i l l , Middleburgh, Glens Falls, Hague, Putnam, Hoosick, Saratoga Springs, Schenectady,

Troy, Battenkill, Clifton Park channel 3; Canajoharie- channel 7; Great Barrington, Lee, Lenox, Sheffield, Stockbridge channel 11; Port Henry, Ticonderoga, Rensselaer channel 16; Queensbury channel 45; Schroon channel 20. In the North Adams system, ShopNBC will move to channel 3 and CSPAN will move to channel 69. 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 those discussions lead to the dropping or addition of the following services/stations: above list. We will be providing you these notifications whenever there is a change in channel or programming service. You can also check our division website at http://www.timewarnercable.com/northeast if you would like more updated information. TT-4/6/13-1TC-20125 ----------------------------THE RESOLUTION PUBLISHED HEREWITH WAS ADOPTED BY THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF TICONDEROGA on the26th day of March, 2013, and the validity of the obligations authorized by such resolution may be hereafter contested only if such obligations were authorized for an object or purpose for which the Town of Ticonderoga is not authorized to expend money or if the provisions of law which should have been complied with as of the date of publication of this notice were not substantially complied with, and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty days after the date of publication of this notice, or such obligations were authorized in violation of the provisions of the New York State Constitution. Debra Malaney, Supervisor Town of Ticonderoga BOND RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $20,000.00 AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF SERIAL BONDS OR A STATUTORY INSTALLMENT BOND OF THE TOWN OF TICONDEROGA TO PAY THE COSTS FOR THE PURCHASE OF A 2013 FORD SEDAN POLICE INTERCEPTOR AWD AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF BOND A N T I C I PAT I O N NOTES OF THE TOWN OF TICONDEROGA FOR THE AFORESAID PURPOSES AND IN CONNECTION THEREWITH WHEREAS, the Town Board (the Board ) of the Town of Ticonderoga (the Town ) finds that the purchase of a 2013 Ford Sedan Police Interceptor AWD for the Town Police Department (hereinafter referred to as the Project ) is necessary for the health, safety and welfare of the residents of the Town; and WHEREAS, the Town, upon due consideration, finds that the Project is in the public interest; and WHEREAS, the Town, upon due consideration and through the adoption of Resolution No. 72 of 2013, adopted February 26, 2013, determined that the Project is considered an action under the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA).

April 6, 2013 The Town further declared that this action is a Type II action pursuant to 6 NYCRR 617.5(c)(25) and declared that the action does not have a significant impact on the environment and the action is precluded from further environmental review; and WHEREAS, the total estimated cost of the Project, including incidental costs, will be Thirty Thousand Dollars ($30,000.00); and WHEREAS, the Town, by Resolution No.72 of 2013, adopted February 26, 2013 created a capital fund (the Fund ) and a capital budget (the Budget ), not to exceed Thirty Thousand Dollars ($30,000.00); and WHEREAS, in order to further finance the costs associated with the Project, the Town desires to issue serial bonds or a statutory installment bond, in lieu of serial bonds (the Bonds ) in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000.00); and WHEREAS, no bond anticipation notes have been previously authorized or issued in anticipation of the issuance of Bonds authorized by this resolution. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of the Town as follows: Section 1. The specific object and/or purposes of the Project for which the obligations authorized by this Resolution are to be issued is the purchase of a 2013 Ford Sedan Police Interceptor AWD for the Town Police Department and other incidental costs, all of which are hereby authorized at a maximum estimated cost of Thirty Thousand Dollars ($30,000.00). Section 2. The initial financing of the Project may be undertaken by the Town through the issuance of a bond anticipation note or notes in accordance with and pursuant to the Local Finance Law of the State of New York in an amount not to exceed Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000.00). The Town hereby authorizes any Bonds, including a statutory installment bond, in lieu of serial bonds, to be issued for this Project in an amount not to exceed Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000.00). In addition, the Town further authorizes any obligations issued hereunder to be secured in connection with any Federal or State issued grant(s) or loan(s). Section 3. The Town hereby authorizes the Town Supervisor (the Supervisor ) to utilize funds held within the Fund and within the Budget for the purpose of payment of services rendered in connection with the Project and further authorizes the Supervisor to repay any funds expended from the Fund with funds borrowed in connection with any bond anticipation note or Bonds issued pursuant to and authorized by and through this bond resolution. Section 4. It is hereby determined that the period of probable usefulness of the aforesaid specific objects or purposes is five (5) years pursuant to Section 11.00(a)(29) of the Local Finance Law. Section 5. The full faith and credit of the Town is hereby irrevocably pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on any Bonds or Notes issued in connection with this bond resolution, as the same respectively become due and payable. An annual appropriation shall be made in each year sufficient to pay the principal of, and any interest, if applicable, on the Bonds or Notes becoming due and payable in such

years. Section 6. The maximum maturity of the Bonds shall not exceed the periods of probable usefulness set forth above and shall mature on or before the date of the expiration of the aforesaid periods of probable usefulness as measured from the date of the Bonds or from the date of the first bond anticipation note or statutory installment bond issued in anticipation of the sale of such bonds, whichever date is earlier. If deemed necessary by the Supervisor, the Bonds or Notes to be issued hereunder may be issued in two or more separate series. The maturity of the Bonds issued in connection with this bond resolution will not exceed five (5) years. Section 7. Any Notes or Bonds issued hereunder shall be payable from the proceeds derived from the issuance and or sale of the Bonds authorized herein or otherwise redeemed in the manner provided by Section 23.00 or Section 62.10 of the Local Finance Law. Section 8. There are no Bonds or Notes outstanding for this Project. Section 9. Subject to the provisions of the Local Finance Law, the power to issue and sell the Bonds and/or Notes, including all powers and duties pertaining or incidental thereto, is hereby delegated to the Supervisor of the Town, except as herein provided. The Bonds and/or Notes shall be of such terms, form and content, and shall be sold in such manner, whether by public or private sale, as may be determined by the Supervisor, pursuant to Local Finance Law, this resolution and any further resolution which the Board may hereafter adopt. The Supervisor is authorized to execute and deliver any documents and to take such other action as may be necessary and proper to carry out the intent of the provisions of this resolution, including any resolutions, contracts or authorizations necessary to secure any Federal or State issued grant(s) or loan(s). Section 10. The exact date of issue of the Bonds and/or Notes and the exact date upon which the same shall become due and payable shall be fixed and determined by the Supervisor, provided however, that the maturity of said Notes or renewals thereof shall not exceed one year from the Note’s or renewal’s date of issue except as permitted by the Local Finance Law. Section 11. The Supervisor shall prepare, or cause to be prepared, such Bonds and/or Notes and sell the same in accordance with the applicable provisions of the Local Finance Law, and at such sale shall determine the interest rate to be borne by such Bonds and/or Notes, whether fixed or variable. Section 12. The proceeds of the sale of the Bonds and/or Notes shall be deposited and/or invested as required by Section 165.00 of the Local Finance Law, and the power to invest the proceeds of sale is hereby delegated to the Supervisor and the power to invest in any instruments described in the said Section 165.00 is expressly granted. Section 13. To the extent that it is permitted to do so under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), the Issuer hereby designates the Bonds and/or Notes as "qualified taxexempt obligations" under Section 265(b)(3) of the Code. The Issuer hereby covenants that it will (i) take all actions on its part necessary to

cause interest on the Bonds and/or Notes be excluded from gross income for purposes of Federal income taxes and (ii) refrain from taking any action which would cause interest on the Bonds and/or Notes to be included in gross income for purposes of Federal income taxes. Section 14. Pursuant to Section 35.00(b)(1) of the Local Finance Law, this resolution is not subject to permissive referendum. Section 15. The validity of such Bonds and/or Notes (collectively "Obligations") may be contested only if: (1) Such Obligations are authorized for an object or purpose for which the Town is not authorized to expend money, or (2) The provisions of law which should be complied with at the date of publication of this resolution are not substantially complied with, and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced with twenty (20) days after the date of such publication, or (3) Such Obligations are authorized in violation of the provisions of the constitution. Section 16. This resolution, or a summary hereof, shall be published in full in the Times of Ti, which has been designated as the official newspaper of the Town for such purpose, together with a notice of the Clerk of the Town in substantially the form provided in Section 81.00 of the Local Finance Law. TT-4/6/13-1TC-20138 ----------------------------NOTICE TO BIDDERS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Undersigned, on behalf of the Town Board of the Town of Lewis, will accept sealed bids until 12:00 P.M. on April 17, 2013 for Carlott Road Bridge in the Town of Lewis, Essex County, New York. The bids shall be opened and read aloud on April 17, 2013 at 12:00 PM at the Lewis Town Hall, 8574 US Route 9, PO Box 59, Lewis, New York. If additional information concerning the bidding is required, please call the Town Supervisor at (518) 873-6777. All bids submitted in response to this notice shall be marked EITHER: 1) "SEALED BID CARLOTT ROAD BRIDGE PRECAST STRUCTURES" or 2) SEALED BID CARLOTT ROAD BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION" 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. Plans, specifications, standard proposals and drawings for the proposed work may be obtained at the above address or on the County s website a t www.co.essex.ny.us. Each proposal must be accompanied by either a Certified Check or a Bid Bond, in a form acceptable to the Town Attorney, payable to the Town of Lewis in the amount of five percent (5%) of amount of the bid. All Certified Checks and Bid Bonds, except those of the three (3) low bidders will be returned within ten (10) days after the bids are opened. The checks or bonds of the three (3) low bidders will be returned after the execution of the Contract. A labor and material Payment Bond and a Performance Bond in the form contained in the Contract documents will be required of the successful Bidder. Attention of the bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to the conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates under the Contract The Town of Lewis


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April 6, 2013 reserves the right to reject any and all bids not considered to be in the best interest of the Town of Lewis, and to waive any technical or formal defect in the bids which is considered by the Town of Lewis to be merely irregular, immaterial, or unsubstantial. 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. The bidder shall also submit an executed certificate of compliance with the Iran Divestment Act signed by the bidder or one of its officers as required by the General Municipal Law Sec. 103g. A Contract awarded pursuant to this notice shall be subject to the

provisions of Sections 103-1, 103-b, 103-d and 103-g of the General Municipal Law. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the Town of Lewis 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 26, 2013 David H Blades, Supervisor Town of Lewis PO Box 59 Lewis NY 12950 TT-4/6/13-1TC-20137 -----------------------------

NOTICE OF INVENTORY AND VALUATION DATA PUBLIC NOTICE (Pursuant to section 501 of the Real Property Tax Law) Pursuant to Section 501 of the Real Property Tax Law, the Assessor (s) for the Town of Ticonderoga has inventory and valuation data available for review of the assessments in the township. An appointment may be made to review ths information by calling (518) 5855285. Patricia Osier ASSESSOR (S) TT-4/6/13-1TC-20149 -----------------------------

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Notice is hereby given that assessment inventory and valuation data is available for examination and review. This data is the information which will be used to establish the assessment of each parcel which will appear on the tentative assessment roll of The Town of Putnam which will be filed on or before May 1st, 2013. The information may be reviewed, by appointment, in the Assessor=s office at The Putnam Town Hall on April 19th beginning at 11 AM . An appointment to review the assessment information may be made by telephoning the assessor at 798-5723 . April 1, 2013 June Maniacek, SCAA Assessor T T- 3 / 3 0 / 1 3 - 1 T C 41297 -----------------------------

NOTICE CONCERNING THE EXAMINATION OF ASSESSMENT INVENTORY AND VALUATION DATA (Pursuant to section 501 of the Real Property Tax Law)

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$ • Stk. #CS6, LS Pkg., 4.8L, Fully Loaded, OnStar & XM Radio, HD Trailer Pkg. MSRP $35,540 Adk Chevy Disc. -2,340 Rebate -3,000 Rebate (must own GM Product) -2,000

2013

7,340

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CHEVY MALIBU ECO

$

2012

3,885

MSRP $28,285 Adk Chevy Discount -2,385 Rebate -1,500

ALL NEW!

OFF PRICE

37 MPG

$24,400

CHEVY CRUZE LT C

$

2,725

• Stk. #CR1 “6 Speed Manual”, Fully Loaded! Cruise, OnStar, XM Radio MSRP $19,270 Adk Chevy Disc. -725 GM Rebate -2,000 Your Price

$28,200

• SStk. k #CS2 Red, Fully Loaded, Moonroof, Rear Camera, Remote Start, OnStar, XM

Your Price

OFF PRICE

MSRP $27,175 Adk Chevy Disc. -1,275 GM Rebate -750 Your Price

Your Price

2,025

• Stk. #CR144, 1SL Pkg., Leather, Fully Loaded! OnStar, XM Radio

OFF PRICE

$16,995 $258/mo.*

2013

CHEVY 1500 REG CAB 4X4

$

5,665

• Stk. #CS10, 4.8L V8, Snow Plow Prep, HD Trailer Pkg. MSRP $29,800 Adk Chevy Disc. -1,164 Rebate -2,500 Rebate (must own GM Product) -2,000 Your Price

ALL NEW!

OFF PRICE

$24,136

*TAX, TITLE, REG. NOT INCLUDED. †† 10,000 MILES PER YEAR/39 MONTH LEASE. ** MUST OWN GM PRODUCT. ALL LEASES APPROVED BY ALLY. MUST HAVE A FICO CREDIT SCORE OF 700 OR MORE. INCENTIVE PROGRAMS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTIFICATION. SEE DEALER FOR COMPLETE DETAILS.

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CS73A, Automatic, Fully Loaded & Navigator

AM280A, Fully Loaded, XM Radio, OnStar, Moonroof

CR190A, Fully Loaded, Low Miles

$5,900

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2004 GMC 2500 Reg Cab 4x4

20,880 OR $318/MO* 2012 Chevy 1500 Ext Cab 4x4 LT

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C510A, 8’6” Fisher Minute Man Plow

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CS38A, 5.3L, Fully Loaded! XM Radio, OnStar

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