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Intellects shine in Adirondack Torch Club By Tim Follos Tim@denpubs.com TICONDEROGA — It’s no surprise: The retired librarian writes beautifully. Virginia LaPointe, the longtime librarian at Ticonderoga High School, gave a spellbinding reading of her article “The Haunted Major” to the local Torch Club last week.

“The Haunted Major” vividly recounts the troubled tale of a man present at Lincoln’s assassination, Henry Rathbone, who subsequently declined into madness and murder. LaPointe said she was initially drawn to the story by a work of historical fiction, “Henry and Clara,” by Thomas Mallon and that she consulted about a half dozen sources, including newspapers from the time and recent magazine articles, while

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Committee looking for website developer TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga, the First 250 Years Committee released today an RFP (Request for Proposal) for the design, development and/or hosting of the Committee’s website. The purpose of this RFP is

twofold: to provide for all candidates a fair evaluation and to provide evaluation criteria upon which they will be judged. The Committee is interested in receiving proposals to create a website maintained by

the Developer or Committee with the purpose of establishing an internet presence to serve commemorative activities through the end of 2014. The goal is to have the website up and running with full functionality by year ’s end 2012. The RFP proposals are due by 3 p.m. on Thursday May 2. The Committee, co-sponsored by the Ticonderoga Heritage Museum and the Ticonderoga Historical Society, has been formed to lead the Community in commemorating the 250th Anniversary of the settle-

ment of Ticonderoga and both the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Lake Champlain (War of 1812) and the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War. The purpose is for every individual, teacher, student, family, organization, association, club, business, church, etc. to delight in and celebrate preserving and sharing our rich history and common past. For a copy of the RFP specifications, please contact Robin at 518 585-7868 or Email tihistory@verizon.net.

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International Paper names new mill manager in a press release. “The Ti team is delivering excellent results in safety, environmental performance, quality, customer satisfaction and operational excellence. I am excited about our future.” Mallon replaces Kirk Carlson, who served as International Paper ’s manager at the Ticonderoga mill on 568 Shore-Airport Road since 2009. Carlson is now the operations manager of IP’s mill in Savannah, Ga. Mallon began work at IP on April 2, working with Carlson for a brief transition period. On April 4, Carlson left for his new position.

Former manager transferred to Georgia By Katherine Clark katherine@denpubs.com TICONDEROGA — Former Ticonderoga International Paper Mill manager Chris Mallon is back on the job. “I am delighted to be back home and to have the opportunity to work with the great team at the Ticonderoga mill,” Mallon stated

“Chris has brought exceptional manufacturing experience and knowledge to the Augusta Mill,” stated Kirt Cuevas, vice president of printing and communications. “His leadership and commitment to developing solid work systems have laid the foundation for future success. We have great confidence in Chris' leadership and look forward to working with him as he leads the Ticonderoga mill once again.” Mallon began his career with IP in 1982 at the former Oswego mill, and in 1994 he became manager of the mill. In 1996 he moved to the

former Erie, Pa. mill where he held positions that included finished products manager, operations manager and mill manager. He was named the manager of the Ticonderoga mill in 2002. He held that job for seven years before becoming the manager of the Augusta, Ga. mill in 2009. “Ticonderoga Mill team extends their appreciation to Kirk and we wish him well in his new position in Georgia,” said Donna Wadsworth, the communications manager of the Ticonderoga plant.

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CWICNY members provide free teacher workshop TICONDEROGA — Member organizations of the Champlain Watershed Improvement Coalition of New York (CWICNY) provided a free teacher workshop for third through fifth grade teachers on March 27 at the Ticonderoga Town Hall. Staff at the Lake Champlain – Lake George Regional Planning Board (LCLGRPB), Lake George Association (LGA) and Essex County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) organized and performed the Project WET workshop, which provided the participating schools with a “Treasure Chest” filled with $150 worth of teaching materials for their classrooms. Funding for the workshop and Treasure Chests was provided by International Paper. Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) is a nationally syndicated program that helps integrate fun, innovative, hand-on activities into existing science and math curriculums. Developed by the Project WET Foundation, the Project WET Activity and Curriculum Guide helps educators illustrate an array of water quality concepts, including the physical and chemical characteristics of water, the connection of water to the Earth systems, how water resources are managed and how water resources exist within social constructs. “It’s important to us to provide our teachers with a fresh approach to convey important water quality issues,” said Beth Gilles of the LCLGRPB and President of CWICNY. “What makes our workshops so special is we provide the teachers with the supplies they need to perform five of the Project WET

activities in their classroom, so they don’t need to spend money out of their own budgets to do these activities with their students.” Educators from Essex, Hamilton, Saratoga and Warren Counties attended the free, all day workshop, where they were shown how to use the Activity Guide and the materials provided in their Treasure Chests. The supplies provided are for activities that present the concepts of the water cycle, adhesion and cohesion of water molecules, stormwater pollution, water usage and the effects of water pollution on aquatic plants and animals. “Project WET is a great way for teachers to bring water quality education into the classroom. In-class activities from Project WET can stand alone as lessons, or can be used by our area teachers as great pre-field trip lessons for classes before they come for a field trip on our Floating Classroom program,” said Emily DeBolt, Director of Education at the LGA. “We were very pleased to be able to work with our regional partners to be able to offer this great opportunity for teachers in the Lake George watershed as well as the rest of the region.” The LCLGRPB, LGA and Essex County SWCD have provided several Project WET trainings for area teachers, and will continue to do so as funding is available. To inquire about an upcoming training contact Beth Gilles at (518) 668-5773 or bgilles_rpb@verizon.net.

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or years, loyal readers, researchers and editorial staffers have yearned to flip through back issues of the various papers owned by Denton Publications, whether they want information from two years in the past, 20 years ago or all the way back in the 1800s. Well, we have some good news. We recently signed an agreement with the Potsdam-based Northern New York Library Network to have News Enterprise issues from 1924 to the present digitized and placed on a searchable website. We will soon be part of the Northern New York Historical Newspapers project, located online at http://news.nnyln.net. The Northern New York Library Network is a consortium of public, academic and specialized libraries chartered to improve library service for North Country residents. It has a long history of newspaper preservation, including preservation microfilming in the 1980s and local coordination of the New York State Newspaper Project in the 1990s. In 2004, the network launched Northern New York Historical Newspapers to enhance access to the region’s local history. Serving seven counties — Essex, Franklin, Clinton, St. Lawrence, Lewis, Jefferson and Oswego — the online collection now contains almost 2.3 million pages from 52 newspapers. The newspapers span more than 200 years. The oldest issues on the website come from the Plattsburgh Republican and date from 1811, three years before the famed Battle of Plattsburgh during the War of 1812. In the April 12, 1811 issue, we find out who has mail left at the post office, who died that week, who got married, who wrote letters to the editor, and which state senators’ seats needed to be filled during the lieutenant governor ’s election. For the history buff, the genealogy hobbyist and the serious researcher, Northern New York Historical Newspapers is a treasure trove of information. People can easily get mesmerized by the volumes of stories here. Time flies when you are having fun learning about local history. The process of digitizing the News Enterprise from 1924 to the present will be routine. The Adirondack Museum’s librarian has graciously given us permission to use their microfilm copies of

the paper and will loan them to the NNYLN. The microfilm will be scanned, and the images will be run through optical character recognition (OCR) software and be indexed. The indexed images will then be placed on the Network’s web server, interfaced with a search engine and made available to the public over the Internet. When we began researching this project in February, we didn’t know how much the digitization project would cost or where we would put the issues online. After all, the Northern New York Historical Newspapers project does not serve most of the News Enterprise’s readership: the Warren County town of Johnsburg and the Hamilton County towns of Indian Lake and Long Lake. Luckily, our paper serves the Essex County towns of Minerva and Newcomb, so we were welcomed into the Network’s family. And, because we are part of the family, digitizing the News Enterprise will be free for us. We can’t thank the Network and the Adirondack Museum enough for their generosity. We’re not sure when the back issues of the News Enterprise will be available online, but we’re hoping it will be sometime in 2012. We hope to get even more historic newspapers online in the future. Other newspapers in the Denton lineage currently available on Northern New York Newspapers are the Ticonderoga Sentinel (forefather of the Times of Ti), the Rouses Point North Countryman (forefather of the North Countryman) and the Essex County Republican (forefather of the Valley News). Our history is there: “This issue of the Essex County Republican begins a new chapter in this paper ’s long and distinguished career of service to its many North Country readers,” began the May 10, 1968 issue of the Essex County Republican, announcing that Denton Publications had acquired the Essex County Republican.

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ble outcome. hat are the tradi• Adaptability: One must be tional core valflexible and adjust to changing ues I keep referconditions. ring to as the critical build• Independence: The ability to ing blocks of our society? act individually without superviI’m not sure the order or sion or direction, and to take ownranking of them is as imporership and be creative. Independtant as the recognition that ence is tied to risk taking, goal setthese valuable traits once ting and being responsible for learned and engrained in Dan Alexander one’s actions. one’s personality will serve Thoughts from • Respect: This traditional core one well for a lifetime. These Behind the Pressline value is closely tied to both the are the traits that help one Golden Rule and self-esteem. Indiachieve one’s hopes and viduals with respect for themselves and othdreams. There are likely ones I have missed ers are foundational to healthy societies. Innaming, but these are the traits I value most dividuals should show appropriate deference in myself and those with whom I prefer to asto property and authority and care about sociate. their health, fitness and hygiene. Other • Honesty: A truthful and open approach things tied to respect for others include to all your actions. We also must be honest maintaining a sense of fairness, appreciating with ourselves: Each of us must be willing to diversity, and recognizing honest differing recognize our faults, weaknesses and inapopinions and a sense of fairness. propriate actions and demonstrate a willing• Morality: An internal compass that difness to correct them through responsible acferentiates between right from wrong, good tion. from evil, and the ultimate consequences of • Learning: We each need to be open to our actions. Moral conduct allows for the aclearning new methods, ideas and skills. A ceptance of a higher supreme authority. strong sense of curiosity and a desire to expand one’s store of knowledge are critical to Without these core values at the root of our success. Education is lifelong process and issociety we will continue down a path that ren’t complete when one leaves school. wards taking shortcuts, cutting corners, • Work Ethic: An internal self discipline to slacking off, taking the easy way out, making be responsible and committed to putting excuses, and blaming everyone else when forth your best effort in all that you do. Peothings don’t work out as you would like. ple with strong work ethics are focused on The qualities listed above must be taught creating work of high quality and value and from an early age, practiced and further debeing productive regardless of the task asveloped by being held accountable in the signed. It is important to develop an apprecischools years and then fully applied in adultation of your own work and a sense of achood. complishment and gratification from perIf we truly practiced and rewarded these forming a task correctly the first time. values, we would see far less cheating, vio• Communication: The ability to convey lence, and drug use, and have a far more acthoughts, ideas, and instructions to others countable governmental system than we have and to understand what others are conveying today. Today, spinning reality and the truth is to you. Reading, writing, speaking and lisan artform. tening skills are essential in all walks of life. I believe the problems we see in society to• Teamwork: The ability to work and colday can be corrected if we realize that our laborate with others. A commitment to be drift away from these core values has played part of a team requires trust in all members, a significant role in the decline of our nation. trust based on the fact that each will do their I hope readers will consider the impact of best to fulfill their role. that decline on our children’s generations. • Dependability: A commitment to live up Their lives will be rooted in the steps we to your promises so that those with whom take today. you interact can be confident of your integriDan Alexander is publisher and CEO of Denty. ton Publications. He may be reached at • Problem solving: The process of examindan@denpubs.com. ing potential options and outcomes and selecting a course of action with the best possi-


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School insurance cost To the Times of Ti: There was a great article in the Post-Star last week concerning school employees insurance. Everything I’m about to say is stated in the article. Teacher ’s health insurance premiums are going up 12 percent this year. There are 2 plans employees can purchase. The most expensive one will cost $21,828 yearly for a family’s coverage. The other one costs $18,300 yearly for a family’s coverage. Of course the employees only pay 10 percent of that, the rest comes out of Our budget. Last year we paid 2.9 million for health insurance and now it’s going up 12 percent. The article stated what some other school districts employees pay for their insurance. Glens Falls teachers: 16.5 percent. Queensbury teachers: 12 percent. Warrensburg 10 percent South Glens Falls 11 percent to 20 percent depending when they were hired. New York state public employee’s federation is up to 31 percent. The private sector average is 25 percent. Districts are being forced to negotiate higher employee contributions to help offset escalating insurance cost. We need to do the same thing. Our teacher ’s contract was up this year so it was a great opportunity for our board to address insurance premiums contribution and salary increases over the next 4 years. What did they do? They extended the current contract for 2 more years with a 2.8 percent increase in salaries. Why would they do that knowing this year was going to be a very challenging budget year? I have asked them that now for the third time. So far no answer! My opinion is we have a very pro teacher/employee board. Most all of them have relatives working for the school. This is acceptable according to the New York school laws, but the perception can be questionable. My perception is that if a board member has a relative working in the school system their opinions and/or votes are going to be pro relative for obvious reasons. My advice to you is, that in the future do not vote in board members who have relative working the school district. Our board have bigger fish to fry than representing their constituents and being stewards of our hard earned money. Tough words, yes, and my opinion from what I see happening. Our teachers are getting wealthy by the actions or lack of action from our pro teacher board while we keep getting burdened with ever increasing taxes. How insulting it is to have our board say they will have to make cuts hurting the students to reduce the budget. They have increased costs for years with increasing budgets (mostly salaries and insurance) during decreasing student counts. They got us here and they are failing at insuring our students receive the best education and the lowest cost. Their pro teacher actions are hurting the kids!! Wake up Ticonderoga. Tom Allen Ticonderoga

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Thanks for library support To the Times of Ti: To the folks who came to my book signing at the Port Henry train station, I say thank you so much for your generous support to the Sherman Free Library in Port Henry. So many folks tossed a few dollars in the jar and I tossed in some from the sale of my book, so we will be donating $100.00 to that library this week and I just had to say thank you. So many of our libraries are struggling and when folks step up and help them out we all win! Jean Arleen Breed Crown Point

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t was my daughter’s birthday this week and while she lives in another state, I spoke with her at some length on the telephone. Though it was not spoken, I sensed that she did not want to hang up any more than I By Scot Hurlburt did. Though there were pregnant pauses and uncomfortable gaps, the conversation ended with “I love you.” I later realized that perhaps we had reached yet another relationship destination, one of many that have occurred along the way. As parents, it is a curious paradox in that we bond with our children through their dependence on us but at the same time we encourage and hope that they are becoming their own person, capable of taking care of themselves and ultimately finding their way in the world on their own. My daughter arrived in the world easily, a very short labor and there she was. At home, it soon became a ritual to look at a book or rock in a chair and then I would play a song accompanied with my guitar,putting her to sleep right away. As I found myself having to attend conferences for several days at a time for work I made tapes so she could hear me sing before bed. She could not go to sleep easily without hearing me sing. I did not know how special that need made me feel until one day, she didn’t want me to sing to her at night anymore. Ah, the paradox, she was making her own decision about a bedtime ritual, a first destination; letting go. Being an only child meant that just about every weekend, we had one or more extra girls with us. At first, games included adults but not for long, her friends became her focus. It was a fabulous time and the many young girls that came to visit greatly enriched our lives with many unforgettable and memorable moments. The house was filled with sounds of children running, laughing and singing. They made themselves up in makeup and made short videos that they then watched. I was invited to watch for a while, over time that invitation was relinquished; letting go. I frequently drove my daughter to school and one day when she was in fourth grade, just before we arrived at school she told me that if I wanted to hug her and kiss her, I should do it now before arriving at school. Those few, benign words slammed in to me like a howling freight train. I stopped at the stop sign and reached over for a kiss on the cheek and hoped she wouldn’t see how hard it had hit me. I remember calling a friend and doing something that I had not done in twenty years. I cried that day and forever after I was transformed by that event into someone that cried, almost a stranger to myself in this regard. It was a new destination for me and my daughter. Never a fan of gushy movies, I sat teary eyed as Johnny so famously said; “Nobody puts Baby in a corner.” And so I strangely became a fan of the chick flick and I watched with my daughter and her friends the many tear jerking films that I had never seen before or even knew existed. At one point I found myself needing to gain my composure at a movie theatre while my daughter walked by chuckling. I don’t think she understood then, nor did I, just how much fatherhood had changed me; a new destination. I had to learn to let her suffer her hurts though they probably injured me nearly as much as they did her. I celebrated her triumphs but more and more at a distance; letting go. Still there were times, even as a teenager, that she laid her head on my lap and fell asleep while I stroked her hair and listened to her deep slow breathing as I had so alertly done when she was a baby. I was holding on again and she was holding me, too. To this day, though she is an adult, she sometimes sits on my knee and snuggles her head in against my neck and it is a brief, transcendent moment where I am young, she is a baby and that feeling of completeness that is so fleeting, washes over me. As a parent, holding on and letting go is a walk that we make every day. We wonder if they are happy and safe just as we did when they were children. While our children leave us, some may be a world away, still, they are in our hearts and those are memories that we will always hold on to. Remember, all kids count. Reach the writer at hurlburt@wildblue.net.

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Sunrise service a success To the Times of Ti: The Area Clergy Association would like to thank all those who came out and donated to the Easter Sunrise Service. It is great to see our area come together and worship and give back to our community's. With so many negative things out there is great to see positive events such as Easter Sunday! Praise the Lord and thank you for coming out to the Fort. Thank you! Clergy Association

Stop marketing to kids To the Times of Ti: In 1998, the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement with the tobacco companies was enacted. This settlement severely limited tobacco advertising and restricted tobacco companies from utilizing billboard and transit advertising. Additionally, they could no longer target underage youth with print advertising. This meant that the tobacco companies would have to be creative with the manner in which they advertised toward adolescents and young adults, which is the group that is most susceptible to product marketing. Youth are now targeted through Point of Sale advertising, when tobacco products are highly visible where other items are purchased, such as by the registers in convenience and grocery stores and pharmacies. Research shows that kids who shop at stores with tobacco marketing two or more times a week are 64 percent more likely to start smoking than their peers who don’t. By covering up tobacco products at these locations, other countries have been able to boast significant dccrcascs in youth smoking rates. The New York State Tobacco Control Program has launched a new media campaign that plainly states that our kids have seen enough. They are bombarded with tobacco marketing every time they shop at the stores that prominently display tobacco products. It is time to change as 22,500 NYS children under the age of 18 become new daily smokers each year. Help lower youth smoking rates by supporting changes to reduce youth exposure to in-store tobacco marketing. To View and support our new tobacco marketing campaign visit www.tobaccofreenys.org. Encourage children to speak up and say that they have seen enough. Jill Rock Adirondack Tobacco Free Network

Carillon Garden Club members Jackie Viestenz and Joyce Cooper and honorary member, Jerry Cooper met recently to tidy-up the Ticonderoga entryway garden at the intersection of Race Track Road and Rte. 9N. The garden was installed as a club project in memory of former member, Marjorie Cook. The Carillon Garden Club last met on Thursday, April 19, at the Hague Community Center on Route 8 in Hague. Founded in 1974, the club promotes civic beauty by planting flowers at Heritage Commons, the Post Office and entryway gardens in Ticonderoga as well as maintaining the entryway garden at the visitor’s building in Hague. New members are encouraged to join and share in the projects, the informative meetings and fellowship with other gardeners. For more information, call president Betty Rettig at 585-7247 or 1st Vice President, Joyce Cooper at 585-2640.


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Ti Revitilization Alliance receives donation TICONDEROGA – At a press conference this afternoon at Aubuchon Hardware Store in Ticonderoga, New York, William E. Aubuchon, III, Chairman of the Board and M. Marcus Moran, Jr., CEO of Aubuchon Hardware Stores, announced a $25,000 investment in the Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance. The funds will provide start-up capital as the Alliance and its partners develop and implement a comprehensive economic development strategy. Mr. Aubuchon said, “Aubuchon Hardware has been in business in Ticonderoga for over 45 years and we are thrilled to be working with the Alliance to help revitalize this historic town.” Mr. Moran added, “Ticonderoga is a town with a rich history and with this investment, Aubuchon Hardware is committed to partnering with the Alliance to enrich Ticonderoga’s future.” “The Alliance has already begun working with private businesses, corporate citizens and local partners to provide strategic leadership and coordinated implementation of several revitalization initiatives,” said J. Justin Woods, President & CEO of the Alliance. “These funds will enable the Alliance to continue this important work as we reach out to other corporate partners and ask that they follow Aubuchon’s lead in reinvesting back in our community.” “We are very excited about Aubuchon’s investment in the Alliance” added James Major, Chairman of the Alliance Board. “We have seen many businesses come and go over the years, but since 1967 one constant in downtown Ticonderoga has been the presence of Aubuchon’s Hardware Store. In their 45th year of business in Ti, we thank Mr. Aubuchon, Mr. Moran and the entire Aubuchon Family for their continued investment in small communities like Ticonderoga. We look forward to working with you to make the next 45 years even better!” “This is a significant commitment to the revitalization of downtown Ticonderoga, and a great example of the kind of partnership we are

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Best Fourth In The North Committee merges with the TMSP TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Best Fourth In The North Committee which is dedicated to providing area residents and visitors with the best 4th of July experience in the North Country has recently joined forces with the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP). The Best Fourth In The North Committee has been approved by the TMSP Board of Directors and is now a sub- committee of the TMSP. In the past the Best Fourth in the North was a Town of Ticonderoga committee but recently certain legal/regulation and liability issues have arisen which were problematic. This made it advantageous for the Best Fourth committee to align forces with and work though of a local not-forprofit organization. “Having the Best Fourth In The North Committee become a sub-committee of the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership just made sense. The event which draws many visitors into downtown Ticonderoga every year and has its events focused around Montcalm Street and Bicentennial Park. It truly is a win-win for both groups. We are excited to be working with this committee to continue to serve both downtown and Ticonderoga and to provide residents and visitors the Best Fourth In

The North Celebration,” stated John Bartlett – TMSP Chairperson. The celebration each year does cost between $25,000-$30,000 which includes the parade, bands for the parade, bands, entertainment, carnival and vendors in Bicentennial Park as well as the magnificent fireworks display. The Town of Ticonderoga does provide support for the 4th of July celebration, but much of the funding is raised through the work of the Best Fourth in the North committee. All donations now made to the Best Fourth in the North Celebration will be tax deductible as the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership is a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization. “We will continue to work hard to provide a wonderful Fourth of July celebration for the community and area visitors. We are thrilled to have found a home with the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership who welcomed the committee with open arms. We look forward to working closely with the TMSP. We want to thank the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership Board Members for their support of the Best Fourth In The North Committee and ensuring that this time honored celebration and tradition in Ticonderoga continues,” stated Debbie Barber – Best Fourth In The North Committee Chair. All donations from community members, visitors, and area businesses are Denton Publications, Inc. We’re more than a newspaper, We’re a community service. always very much appreciated and help greatly to make this event possible In addition, the Best Fourth In The North Committee is looking for volunteers to serve on the planning committee, volunteer for fundraisers, and during the four day celebration. Currently the committee has just between 5-7 people working to make the multi-day celebration a success. The Best Fourth in the North Celebra-

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tion does attract many visitors to the Ticonderoga area every year which supports local businesses and the local economy. A schedule for the 2012 celebration is currently being worked on by the committee and will be published as soon as it is ready. The Theme for the 2012 Parade will be “A Salute To Community Volunteers”. The Grand Marshall for the Best Fourth In The North Parade will be Bob Dedrick who is a dedicated volunteer in Ticonderoga and truly is an leading example for the community. Bob has served the Ticonderoga community both as a devoted volunteer for many organizations and as the past Supervisor. In addition there will be some honored guests to assist in leading the parade. Parade applications are available at www.best4thintthenorth.com or at the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce office. Best Fourth In The North Committee – The Best Fourth In The North Committee is dedicated to providing area residents and visitors with the best 4th of July experience in the North Country. For more information visit www.best4thinthenorth.com or www.timainstreet.org. You can also contact the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce at 518-585-6619 or email chamberinfo@ticonderogany.com or stop by 94 Montcalm Street, Suite 1 in downtown Ticonderoga. Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership - The Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization established in 2007. Its mission is to create and enhance the economic, historic and social development of Ticonderoga's traditional business district, employing the National Trust Main Street Center's guidelines for organization, design, promotion and economic restructuring. Meetings are held monthly and volunteers are always welcome.

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Dan Rabideau, Aubuchon Store Manager presents a $25,000 check to Jim Major, Alliance Chairman. Pictured are, from left to right: J. Justin Woods, Alliance President & CEO; M. Marcus Moran, Aubuchon President & CEO; Major & Rabideau; Bill Aubuchon, Aubuchon Chairman; Bill Drummond, Aubuchon District Manager; and Scott Hearburg, Alliance Member Hearburg Enterprises Not Pictured are Debra Malaney, Ticonderoga Town Supervisor; John Rayno, Alliance Board; Sharon Reynolds, Pride of Ticonderoga; Matthew Courtright, Ticonderoga Chamber of Commerce and Garry Douglas, President of the North Country Chamber of Commerce & Co-Chair of the North Country Regional Economic Development Council.

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seeing in communities across the North Country,” stated Garry Douglas, President of the North Country Chamber of Commerce and Co-Chair of the North Country Regional Economic Development Council. “The North Country Chamber believes that a strong region is best created through the strengthening of its key communities, which is why we so enjoy our partnership with the Ticonderoga Area Chamber and the Revitalization Alliance. The North Country regional Plan recognizes the importance of community specific strategies within the Adirondack Park, and the efforts supported by this funding are in full accord with our revitalization strategies. Congratulations to the Alliance, thank you to Aubuchon, and onward and upward for Ticonderoga!” Debra Malaney, Ticonderoga Town Supervisor stated, “We are grateful for Aubuchon’s generous support of Ti’s revitalization initiatives. Our redevelopment strategy is based on successful private businesses partnering with local leaders to revitalize Ti. We appreciate Aubuchon’s support and its vote of confidence in our strategy. Thank you Aubuchon” Sharon Reynolds, Executive Director, PRIDE of Ticonderoga said, “As we cultivate additional business partners to contribute to the successful revitalization of our community, Ticonderoga is very fortunate to have the unwavering commitment from a business such as Aubuchon’s.” Matthew Courtright, Executive Director of the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce said, “Aubuchon Hardware Store is one of our oldest Chamber Members. Today, as they have in the past, Aubuchon continues their commitment to operating an excellent, customer-friendly business in downtown Ticonderoga, and we are fortunate to have such a dedicated business in our community. Partnerships and strengthening of our communities by working together are the keys to success. Aubuchon’s commitment to growth of not only their business, but the Ticonderoga community and North Country as a whole is truly remarkable. We look forward to working with Aubuchon and all of our partners as we continue to revitalize Ticonderoga and strengthen the Ti community.”

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Hague volunteers have busy April planned HAGUE — The Hague Volunteer Fire Department asks that residents please take notice of the NYSDEC Burn Ban that is in effect state-wide until May 15 and possibly beyond if rain does not come sooner. All outside fires should be for cooking only, and closely attended. The HVFD and Chamber of Commerce will host a Pig Roast on April 28, beginning at 3 p.m. at the Fire House Pavilion. The menu will be Roast Pig, Baked Potato, Tossed Salad, Cole Slaw, Rolls Dessert, and the usual beverages.

Adults: $12, Children under 12: $8. Music will be provided by the incomparable Hague D.J Service. Please come kick start spring and help support the local Fire Department. EMS coverage has now gone to seven days a week with our expanded contractual services and training schedules for april have been completed. Currently Firemen are prepping apparatus and equipment for Spring/Summer operation and our Fire/rescue Boat is serviced and in the water. In March there were 17 Fire calls using 112 man hrs. and

8 EMS calls using 317 man hrs. This is the time of year when brush fires can occur frequently, and the hours required to deal with them can mount up quickly, so it is timely that we should once again put out the call to anyone who might be interested, to consider joining our ranks. Being a Volunteer Fireman stands at the core of community service. Our next meeting is Monday, May 7, at 7 p.m. Early boaters use caution, all markers are not yet in place.

Sentencing postponed in horse neglect case By Katherine Clark katherine@denpubs.com TICONDEROGA — The sentencing of Ticonderoga man Bruce Crammond for animal cruelty has been postponed to April 27. Crammond, 64, of Racetrack Road, Ticonderoga was convicted in February of misdemeanor injuring animals and failure to provide proper sustenance for an animal, a violation of the State Agriculture and Markets Law, aka Animal Cruelty, according to District Attorney Kristy Sprague. The charges could carry a sentence of up to one year in jail and up to three years probation, according to Sprague. Along with probation the upcoming court hearing will determine how restitution will be paid for the care of the horse over the course of the two-year investigation. On May 19, 2010, Ticonderoga Police went to Crammond’s property and found the more than 20-year-old horse with a threeinch-diameter bullet wound to the withers section in the back of its neck. The horse was about 800 pounds underweight. According to Sprague, Crammond has been charged

with shooting the horse. On April 4, Town Justice James O'Bryan postponed Crammond's sentencing until April 27. A restitution hearing will determine if Crammond should pay for the horse’s care during its time at Crane Mountain Valley Horse Rescue in Westport, where it has remained since being seized from Crammond by police. O’Bryan said sentencing will follow the restitution hearing if no other issues arise in the case. The case first broke in May of 2010, when the Belgian draft horse, now called Pops, was found by authorities, suffering from both the gunshot wound and starvation. Crammond is represented by Attorney David Scaglione of Willsboro, while Essex County Assistant District Attorney Allison McGahay is handling to case for the District Attorney’s Office.

Restitution Nancy Van Weie, owner and operator of CMVHR, said that over the past two years the rescue has paid for Pops’ care. “For the veterinary care, feed, dental care and all the things Pops has needed we have spent over $10,000 the last two years,” Van Weie said. Van Weie said that at the time Pops was brought to CMVHR, they were told the ex-

penses for the horse’s care would be taken care of by the Ticonderoga Police Department. The amount of restitution and if Crammond will be held responsible for the reimbursement will be decided on April 27. Most of the costs have been associated with feeding the horse and helping it maintain a healthy weight, Van Weie said. After two years, Pops has regained a healthy weight of 1,400 lbs. and the once- maggot-andpuss-encrusted gunshotwound is now a faint scar.

Pops the horse stands in his paddock at Crane Mountain Valley Horse Rescue

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mained open and his care and recovery have not been supported by the state. Van Weie hopes that when the case is closed Pops will finally find a permanent home. “Since he has come here he has really opened up. He’s such a sweet, loving, beautiful boy who deserves a great home. Hopefully someone will want to give him that,” Van Weie said.

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April 21, 2012

Inter-Lakes Health participates in regional drill TICONDEROGA — On Tuesday, March 20, Inter-Lakes Health participated in a state-wide regional disaster drill sponsored by New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH). Many staff members volunteered to participate as mock victims while others carried out roles for triaging, tracking and monitoring the victims, and developing strategies and planning to direct the flow of resources for the drill. The command staff utilized the Health Emergency Response Data System (HERDS), which has been designed to allow the NYSDOH and health care systems throughout the state to identify and monitor public health incidents as they occur; to monitor regional participation and updates for the drill. The drill began at 7:05 a.m., when the National Weather Service (NWS) issued a simulated tornado warning for Franklin and Clinton Counties and a tornado watch for Essex County. At 7:39 a.m., HERDS notified the hospital that a tornado had touched down in Clinton County and advised the hospital to backup our landline communications. At 8:05 a.m. a tornado hit the Elizabethtown Hospital and created a microburst in Ticonderoga that destroyed a portion of the Ticonderoga High School. At 8:45am, Moses Ludington Hospital was notified by

EMS that mock patients would arrive at the hospital within 5 minutes. “As a whole our facility did an outstanding job with the drill” says Tara Joubert, Director of Support Service. “We were able to exceed the states expectation by not only testing our Facility Surge Plan by setting up a secondary triage, but completing a hospital evacuation, and receiving of mock patients from Elizabethtown County Hospital. Based on our current census, we were able to "evacuate" 2 mock swing-bed patients from the Patient Care Unit to the Nursing Home in order to accommodate the 6 mock patients we were receiving due to the facility damage incurred by the tornado in Elizabethtown.” Staff members utilized the hospital’s emergency cellular phones as a means of communication with each other and northern hospitals and local health departments during the drill. Communications were tested on these phones and 2-way radios to test their efficiency and effectiveness for use during a live disaster. In total, we had 5 priority 1 (immediate) victims, 4 priority 2 (stable) victims, and 6 priority 3 (walking wounded) victims. Of those triaged, 3 were airlifted to Fletcher Allen, 3 were discharged, 1 deceased and 8 admitted to the Patient

Jim Hogan and Kellie Bilow, left, treat a mock patient during a recent drill at Inter-Lakes Health. Kristin Thompson, right, directs and oversees emergency responders. Care Unit. For those staff members who were unable to attend the drill or whose job tasks did not allow them to participate, drill attendees agreed that it would be beneficial to

hold mini drills that are department centralized throughout the year so staff may become more familiar with our procedures during an emergency incident. When it comes to disaster preparedness, there are

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on April 16, Sagris said extensive renovations are currently taking place there. “We are renovating everything except the floor,” Sagris said, noting the distinctive fireplace and drive-through window will remain. The store will also include a television and will provide wireless Internet to customers, he said. A self-made entrepreneur, Sagris offers an interesting success story with Dunkin’ Donuts. He began working at a Vermont store at just 14-years-old. Today, at 27, he is opening his twelfth store. “I am very, very familiar with the brand,” Sagris said. “I have owned my own stores for four years now.” The Ticonderoga Dunkin’ Donuts will hire between 25 and 30 full and part-time employees. Sagris hopes to have applications available at the store in early May, once renovations are complete. The hours of operation will be 5 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. Ticonderoga Supervisor Deb Malaney was equally enthused about the store re-opening, saying it has been vacant next to the Subway restaurant for far too long. “I was delighted to hear that the building would be back in use, and be another viable business in town, ”Malaney said. “That is always good news in these rural upstate communities.” Matt Courtright, executive director of the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce, said the new owners of Dunkin’ Donuts are also the newest members of the local chamber. “I met with two of the new owners last week,” Courtright said. “They are very kind, energetic, and truly want to be part of the community. They plan to be involved in many ways with the Chamber and the community as a whole.” Courtright said Sagris and Frank and Ari Souliotis have already shown their commitment to the community by hiring local tradesmen to make improvements to the property and building. “In addition to getting the building back online with the assistance of Champlain Valley Heating & Plumbing and others they are working on landscaping plans with DeFranco Landscaping to create a beautiful and welcoming atmosphere,” Courtright said. “This is one of the first buildings you see as you enter Ticonderoga, and we are excited that it will be coming back to life.” Sagris was quick to praise both the people of Ticonderoga and the Ti Chamber for being so welcoming. “This is just such an unbelievable community,” he said. “And the chamber has been one of the most welcoming I’ve

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Virginia LaPointe reads from her paper “The Haunted Major” at an Adirondack Torch Club meeting. Photos by Tim Follos

Ticonderoga from page 1 of intense personal interest — as well as a reason to conduct detailed research on subjects of personal curiosity. It brings intellectually inclined people together to share information about widely disparate subjects in a structured way. One could say that the club

shines the light of erudition on our corner of the world. “It was formed to give people a chance to come and continue learning. It’s for anybody who wants to come and learn new things,” said Stan Burdick, the club’s founder. “Every month a speaker talks about an interesting subject. We learn things about people who are well known from the past — an

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author, politician, whatever. Sometimes it moves into geography — learning more about certain areas of the world. Sometimes it’s cultural — learning more about different countries and how they live and how they feel about things.” Torch meetings begin with a fellowship period at 5:30 p.m. Dinner is served around 6 p.m., and is followed by a presentation and a question and answer period. Meetings attract a diverse group united by a desire to enjoy each other ’s company and learn from each other. Over a recent Adirondack Torch Club dinner, members enjoyed an engrossing, wideranging conversation. Topics discussed included Arto Monaco, employment law, the relative merits of the monuments in Washington, D.C., and the evolution of American racial relations. “I enjoy the fellowship, the friendship, the mental stimulation,” said LaPointe. “It’s a reason to get together and share information. It’s an outing. Hopefully it will attract some younger people. It’s always nice to rub elbows with other generations.” The local Torch Club has existed for more than 10 years and meets on the first Thursday of every month. It is a chapter of a network of similar groups throughout the U.S. and Canada. According to torch.org there are six other Torch clubs active in New York State. Adirondack Torch Club President Carol Gregson plans to represent the local chapter at a national convention in Virginia this June. Gregson is the author of the book “Leaky Boots,” a humorous memoir about life in the Adirondacks. Torch Club compiles exceptional papers from the farflung local groups and publishes them in a quarterly magazine. The winter 2011-2012 issue includes articles on Reinhold Niebuhr, Ernest Hemingway and the ancient Greek thinker Diogenes. The articles include bibliographies. Next month the Ticonderoga-based local chapter will reconvene at its longtime summer home: Emerald’s Restaurant at the Ticonderoga Country Club. “We like to say that we’re an area organization,” said Burdick. “We have people from Adirondac, Olmst-

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ris Civilier, a lifelong admirer of Eleanor Roosevelt, discussed the former first lady’s merits when she addressed the club. “I’m old — I can remember Eleanor Roosevelt when she was married to Franklin D. Roosevelt, and when he was our governor and our president,” Civilier recounted in a recent phone interview with Times of Ti. “I grew up in Lake Placid and he was there a couple of times. He had polio and he didn’t want anyone to know he was crippled. He came by train to the Lake Placid railroad station, which is still there.” “I couldn’t see him, so I ran around to the other side of the platform. I was in the back, and no one else was there.” “As I stood there I realized two men were holding him up — and he would move his feet so that it looked just like he was walking on the platform, but I could see that his feet never once hit the floor, and I went home and said, ‘He can’t walk!’ And they said, ‘Don’t you ever tell anyone that, Iris!’” “It wasn’t until the end of his third term that it came out how crippled he was.I really admired all that Eleanor Roosevelt did, and it was terrible what they said about her. They said she was always leaving him alone. I always read everything she wrote, and after he died she said that she went on all those trips because he couldn’t go.” edville, Putnam, Hague, Crown Point. It’s a wide area that we cover, and whatever education they have, we don’t care: Anybody who wants to come and learn about new things is welcome.” “Each one of our members has a chance to speak at one of our meetings. There are about 20 of us. That gives people a chance to talk about their favorite subjects. I did one on the origin of square dancing, which is one of my favorite subjects,” Burdick said. A square dance caller and historian, Burdick has called more than 5,000 dances, working dances in every state and in 20 countries over the course of 60 years. With his wife, Cathie, Burdick published a square dance magazine for 23 years. When asked about his favorite recent speakers, Burdick cited Fort Ticonderoga's Director of Education Rich Strum’s “History of Christmas in New England from 16501900.” For more information about the Adirondack Torch Club, call Burdick at 585-7015 or Civilier at 532-9329. — Fred Herbst contributed to this article

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Schroon seeking nominations for citizen/organization of the year By John Gereau johng@denpubs.com SCHROON LAKE — For the past 35 years, the Schroon Lake community has honored one of its own as the citizen or organization of the year. This year will be no different, and the Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce is now canvassing for nominations of those deserving of the prestigious award. Rosemarie Ritson, of the chamber of commerce, said the award was originally created in 1976 to honor an individual who made a significant contribution to the quality of life in the lakeside community. About a decade ago, it was expanded to include organizations such as the Schroon Lake Association, which was honored in 2011, and the Schroon Lake Fish & Game Club, which was honored in 2010.

Other honorees over the past few years include Ed Donley in 2009, Dick Newell in 2008 and Lorraine Erikson in 2007. “We have had 26 individuals, three couples and five organizations honored,” Ritson said. The procedure to nominate a citizen or organization includes writing a letter of nomination and submitting it by May 8 to the Schroon Lake Chamber at PO Box 726, Schroon Lake NY 12870. The letter should include comments about why the person or organization is deserving of the award, including any accomplishments, achievements, volunteer endeavors, personal characteristics and community support efforts — endeavors that ultimately improve the quality of life in Schroon Lake, Ritson said. Nominees do not need to be chamber members, but must reside in Schroon, North Hudson, Paradox or Severance. The nominations will be considered by the chamber ’s

Board of Directors during a May 15 meeting. The honoree will be recognized during a June 19 dinner, Ritson said. “The nominee is chosen on merit, not by the number of letters submitted on their behalf,” Ritson said. Schroon Lake Supervisor Mike Marnell, who sits on the chamber ’s Board of Directors, said past recipients have all displayed a common trait — a commitment to the community. “All have been very civic-minded,” he said. New this year is a perpetual membership plaque that hangs on the wall in the chamber ’s offices. Nameplates on the plaque list honorees going back to 1976, and a new plate will be added for each new honoree, Ritson said. “That way anyone stopping by our office can see the honorees dating back to when the award was initially created,” Ritson said. For more information, call the chamber at 532-7675.

Coming up: Classic Car Cruise-In and Dragway Reunion in North Hudson and dragway reunion in the ensuing years. Anyone who has a dragway car or a classic car is invited to come and put their vehicle on display. Motorcycles and trucks are also put on review. Photos, documents or memorabilia from the dragway are welcome; there will be tables available for display. It is a very informal day. There are no admission fees and no prizes are given. The Auxiliary does a 50/50 raffle and a car care bucket raffle that includes various items donated by area businesses. There is a restriction on vendor tables and fundraising activities other than those by the Auxiliary. Hot dogs, michigans, chips and soda, water, as well as coffee and tea, will be served by Auxiliary members starting at 11 a.m. Donations are gratefully accepted. For further information, please call April at 532-7877.

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United Way lauds county board chairman Douglas feted at dinner By Dan Alexander dan@denpubs.com PLATTSBURGH — Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Douglas was awarded the Dorothy and Alan Booth Distinguished Citizen Award by the United Way of the Adirondacks at its annual dinner March 3 at the American Legion Post in Plattsburgh. Douglas was praised for his community services especially throughout the Essex County area ravaged by Hurricane Irene last fall. In accepting the award Douglas paid tribute to his father and noted that public service was the “family business” and he hoped his father who has passed away was proud of his service to those in need. The Booth Award was initiated in 1985 by the United Way and named after Dorothy and Alan Booth for their ongoing voluntary and philanthropic support of community programs. Douglas became the 28th recipient of the Distinguished Citizen Award. In a surprise announcement, retiring New York State Assemblywoman Teresa Sayward, when offering a few remarks at the close of

the evening, pulled a check out of her pocket and spoke of the valuable work accomplished in the community by the United Way through their partner agencies. She went to say that since her election campaigns funds were raised in the district, she only felt it was right, since she would no longer be running for office to return the money where it could do the most good. She presented next year ’s campaign chair Gayle Alexander with a check for $5,000, unofficially kicking off the 2013 campaign. Alexander and Executive Director John Bernardi thanked her and assured her the funds would be put to good use. The evening began with opening remarks from Bernardi and United Way Board President Kirk Stallsmith, who introduced and thanked the United Way Board Directors, partner agencies and staff for the hard work and tireless dedication to the mission of the organization. They also praised the State Employees Federated Appeal and the Combined Federal Campaign who through their employees also support the United Way effort contributing nearly $50,000 to the 2012 United Way Campaign. Officers for the coming year were appointed and two new board members were

named. Named as officers were Kirk Stallsmith as president, Gerald Morrow as vice president, Victoria Marking as secretary, Anne Cutaiar as treasurer and Susan LeBlanc-Durocher serving as past president. The two new board members are John VanNatten of Glens Falls National Bank and Hugh Hill of the Malone Chamber of Commerce. 2012 Campaign Chair Gerald Morrow was recognized for his leadership in reaching the anticipated goal for the 2012 campaign during very difficult economic times. Morrow stated that even he had doubts they could reach the goal after seeing the devastation Hurricane Irene had on the region, but he applauded the campaign team, staff and the good people of the region for stepping up and making certain that those in need were not left to fend for themselves. At a time when very few United Way Campaigns in New York reached their goals, the Adirondack Region stood out and Morrow gave all the credit to the campaign team who worked hard and left “no stone unturned” in their efforts to reach the goal. Morrow also pledged his continued support to the 2013 campaign team.

Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Douglas was awarded the Dorothy and Alan Booth Distinguished Citizen Award by the United Way of the Adirondacks at its annual dinner March 3 at the American Legion Post in Plattsburgh.

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Essex woman selected MORIAH — Champlain Area Trails has hired Joanna Bateman to manage its communications and administration. Bateman’s responsibilities will include devising communications strategies, website renovation and streamlining organizational workflow. "We are delighted to have Joanna on board,” Chris Maron, CATS executive director, said. “Her graphic design and organizational skills combined with her interest in nature and land conservation make her a great addition to the team.” Katherine Preston, CATS board chairwoman, agreed. “Joanna is a perfect fit; her background and interests complement our group and will bring Champlain Area Trails and the benefits of outdoor recreation into clearer focus both within and outside the local community,” she said. Maron added, “A recent survey showed that people who visit and live in the Champlain Valley want to get outdoors and hike, so it is the perfect time for Joanna to publicize the area’s trails and how they connect people with nature, link

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Committee to research, visit potential Horace Nye buyers quested to be on the sub-committee, others were skeptical. “Just because she asked to be on this committee, does that keith@denpubs.com mean that she is the best choice for the committee or if there is another, better choice,” St. Armand Supervisor Joyce Morency ELIZABETHTOWN — A sub-committee of five will start to said. take a deeper look at three potential buyers of the Horace Nye “I have a problem with this committee, at least one of them, Nursing Home. but I won't say names since we are in open session,” Moriah SuThe Nursing Home Committee recommended that a sub-compervisor Tom Scozzafava said. “Don't you think that we should mittee consisting of Lewis Supervisor David Blades, Elizabethhave someone on this board that is familiar with nursing town Supervisor Margaret Bartley, Minerva Supervisor Sue Montgomery-Corey, Office For the Aging Director Patty Bashaw homes.” “Deborah Gifford is not familiar with nursing homes,” Politi and Horace Nye Director Deborah Gifford to research and visit each of the three organizations that have bid to purchase the responded, to which Scozzafava countered, “You want to go into executive session and we can discuss it?” home. The committee also debated adding a sixth member from the Upon appointing the board, there was discussion over the adDepartment of Public Health to the sub-committee. dition of Gifford to the five. “We should definitely reach out to the department where they “I think it does make sense to have Deborah or someone from Horace Nye be a part of this,” North Elba Supervisor and Ho- will be able to collect information and work with us,” Blades race Nye Committee Chair Roby Politi said. “Deborah works for said, adding that they could be used more as a resource instead this board and for Essex County and my personal opinion is that of a member of the sub-committee. Newcomb Supervisor George Canon said that the committee she would give us an unbiased view of what she sees. There is was a needed step in the process. nothing that says she would be out of a job because of this.” “Listening to the discussion that took place here, you are goWhile Politi endorsed the appointment, which County Manager Daniel Palmer said was made in part because she had re- ing to have to make that step to make everyone's mind feel better about the process,” Canon said. Discussion also turned to what the sub-committee should do. “I would prefer to see a group of the board fan out an do their own analysis in the field,” Blades said. “Talk to the administration and the union involved — even do a community survey because I think that you can find out a lot looking into how the communities view the homes.” “I think visiting is absolutely critical, but I think we should reach out to the state to get a feeling how the facilities currently owned are perceived by the state,” Corey said. “I think that it is important that we get all of the facts together so we can look at this apples to apMackie Trombley and Heather Foote enjoy some fishing in Crown Point last week. ples.” Photo by Nancy Frasier “I can talk to the Office of the

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Births Rutzler Emica Jade Rutzler was born to Celeste Martinez and Paul Rutzler on Jan. 26, 2012, at 8:49 pm at CVPH Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long. The maternal grandparents are Alice and Jimmy Cirrincione of Port Henry. Paternal grandparents are Joyce and Robert Kehoe of Witherbee.

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. HAGUE — Holistic stress management featuring T'ai Chi and Qigong, Tuesdays at the Hague Community Building, 6:15 to 7:15 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). 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. 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 President Michelle Benedict at 585-7785 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 li-

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Junior Girl Scout Troop 4040 of Moriah recently did a food drive for the local food pantry. Thay collected several boxes of food and celebrated their accomplishment with a Hawaiian Luau. From left are: Samantha Hayes, Alethea Goralczyk, Jenna Drake, Megan Maye and Cassidy Rushby. brary 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 first Monday 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 call 585-6391. TICONDEROGA — Osteoporosis exercise classes are held weekly at Inter-Lakes 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 — 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.

Friday, April 20 PORT HENRY — There will be a wine and cheese tasting 7 to 9 p.m. to benefit the Sherman Free Library. All proceeds will benefit the Sherman Free Library. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door and are available at the library and at Celotti’s Wine & Liquors. WHITEHALL — Skene Manor will open for the 2012 Season at noon. Skene Manor is open to the public every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 124 p.m. Lunch is available in the Tea Room. Tours of this historically preserved Victorian mansion are free. Gift shop on the first floor. For more information call 499-1906.

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ave you checked out the NCSPCA's Facebook page recently? Our page, located at facebook.com/NorthCountrySPCA, has been growing by leaps and bounds! Upon visiting our page, you will have the opportunity to read and respond to heartwarming stories of adoption, upcoming fundraisers, news of note, and information about community members who are working hard to help support our efforts. Did you the that the Cedar Wine Store in Keene donates $1 to the NCSPCA with the purchase of select bottles of wine? How about finding a recipe for home made cat treats? Most recently, shelter staff posted a picture of a beautiful momma Labrador Retriever who was found on April 11 near Sherman Road in Westport. This pretty pooch was clearly a nursing mom, but her puppies were nowhere to be found! Please stop by our Facebook page when you have a moment to check out the picture of this sweet girl... maybe you know the answer to the mystery of where she came from? We know that she misses her puppies desperately and would we love to see them reunited. Our featured pet this week is Little Man, a Domestic Shorthair-mix cat with a penchant for perching on shoulders so that he can watch the world go by from

Little Man above the crowd! Little Man can't get enough petting and cuddle-time. Not only does he love people, but his huge heart is open to other cats and even dogs. When it comes to playtime, "The more the merrier!" is his mantra and he is even willing to share his favorite feather toy with a good friend. If you are seeking a cat who would adjust well to a home with multiple pets or children, Little Man is the feline for you! Why not stop by to see him today? With his silly antics and great personality, he is sure to make you smile.

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Amount Seller Buyer $259,647.21 Joseph Lavorando National Mortgage Association $39,975 Grover J Moore Sandra Mary Cole, George F Cole $615,000 Warren Page GregoryLawless, Laura L Lawless $28,300 Secretary to the US Dept. Housing Scott Hayes, Ruth A Hayes American Committee of Kupath Tzedaka $50,000 Welton Seymour Champlain Valley Heating & Plumbing $217,515 Maria L Stitt $228,500 Francis Strack, April Jordan Strack Lisa Conlan, David Conlan $850,000 Marcy Nassika Weathers,Wade Weathers Jr. Thomas M Stransky, Hilary Stransky Robert Harrington, Joanne Harrington $43,000 Peter Yochum

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Saturday, April 21 CROWN POINT — Crown Point Fire and Rescue will hold an open house for the 2012 Recruit New York campaign in conjunction with National Volunteer week. Doors will be open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for residents to stop and learn about the organization. People can learn about becoming about becoming a firefighter, fire police, auxiliary or an EMT. All training required will be provided as classes are available. PORT HENRY — The Moriah Central School Class of 2014 will host “War Indoors 2” with the Gaddor brothers performing at the Mineville VFW at 6 p.m. A basket raffle, 50/50 and concession stand will be available throughout the show. Proceeds will benefit the Class of 2014 and the Moriah Food Pantry. Admission is by canned goods or a monetary donation. PORT HENRY — The Moriah Central School senior class will hold a car wash 11 a.m. to 2 .m. at the school. The cost will be $5.

Sunday, April 22 CROWN POINT — Crown Point Fire and Rescue will hold an open house for the 2012 Recruit New York campaign in conjunction with National Volunteer week. Doors will be open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for residents to stop and learn about the organization. People can learn about becoming about becoming a firefighter, fire police, auxiliary or an EMT. All training required will be provided as classes are available. MORIAH — The Moriah Volunteer Fire Department will host a breakfast buffet at the fire house on Tarbell Hill Road 7 to 11 a.m. The menu will feature eggs, bacon, sausage, french toast, toast home fries, coffee, and juice for a donation. TICONDEROGA — Fort Ticonderoga’s new “Fort Fever Series” concludes for the season at 2 p.m. with “Henry Knox: Beyond the Noble Train of Artillery” presented by Director of Education Rich Strum. The program takes place in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. The cost is $10 a person and will be collected at the door. It is free for members of the Friends of Fort Ticonderoga.

Monday, April 23 TICONDEROGA — High Peaks Hospice grief support group meetings 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Ethan Allen Library located at Inter-Lakes Health Heritage Commons, 1019 Wicker St. TICONDEROGA — The Catholic Daughters of Court St. Mary’s No. 794 will hold a social meeting and Silver Tea at Emerald’s Restaurant at the Ticonderoga Country Club. Social hour will be from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. with a light meal served at 6:30 p.m. For more information call Kathy Rutkowski at 597-3993.

Tuesday, April 24 TICONDEROGA — The Black Watch Memorial Library in Ticonderoga will host a free computer training class 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. LAKE GEORGE — Lake George Park Commission Meeting regarding Invasive Species Prevention. Tuesday, April 24 at 7 p.m. at the Ticonderoga Community Center.

A daughter, Addyson Jade Jordan, was born to Tabitha Woods and James Jordan of Ticonderoga on March 21, 2012, at 4:04 p.m. at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Jean Woods and the late Stanley Cobb of Ticonderoga. Paternal grandparents are Debbie and Henry Jordan of Ticonderoga. Addyson joins her two sisters Mollie and Janel Woods, and her three brothers, Noah Ahern and Jordan and Anthony Woods at home.

Mason Ray and Sara Mason of Orwell VT welcomed a son, Zyler Raymond Mason, born on Tuesday March 6 at 9:27 a.m. at Porter Hospital in Middlebury. Zyler was 7 pounds, 10.5 ounces and was 20 1/4 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Steve and Alice Wright of Crown Point. Paternal grandparents are Roger and Kathy Mason of Shoreham, Vt. Zyler joins an older brother Travis (TJ) at home.

On Campus Joseph Messier, a student at Ticonderoga High School, won a $250 scholarship after competing in a baking competition at Paul Smith’s College March 3. Messier competed with nine other budding bakers at Paul Smith’s 15th annual Cooking for Scholarships competition. Each contestant decorated a 9-inch cake, baked cookies, poached a pear and caramelized apples as part of the competition. Caitlin Williams has been named to the dean’s list for the winter quarter at Rochester Institute of Technology. Williams, a first year student at RIT’s College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, is studying biomedical photographic communications. Williams is the daughter of Dixon and Linda Williams of Morah. She graduated from Moriah Central School in 2011.

Ti naturalist recognized TICONDEROGA — The National Wildlife Federation has recently re-appointed Master Naturalist Tonya Whitford Condon as an official Endangered Species/Wildlife Habitat Ambassador for the Northeastern United States. Condon, who created Native Sky Wildlife Sanctuary in Eagle Lake, teaches individuals, families The National Wildlife Federation and organizations about has recently re-appointed Masenvironmental steward- ter Naturalist Tonya Whitford ship and about what they Condon as an official Endancan do to help contribute gered Species/Wildlife Habitat to the quality of our envi- Ambassador for the Northeastronment. Condon, who ern United States. specializes in habitat creation and restoration, ecosystem health, and endangered species recovery, continues to lecture and educate the public about various NWF programs such as Keep the Wild Alive and the Backyard Wildlife Habitat Program. Condon’s own property is home to a wide diversity of wildlife that benefits from the natural landscape, and has been recognized and certified by the National Wildlife Federation, Audubon International, Windstar Wildlife Institute, The Brooks Bird Club, Cortesia Sanctuary and Center, Wild Ones, and The Humane Society of the United States.


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Vendors sought for Hague event HAGUE — Vendors of handcrafted items as well as local produce vendors are being solicited for the 41st annual Hague Arts Fair sponsored by the Hague-On-Lake-George Chamber of Commerce. In addition to inviting crafters to participate, organizers are extending an invitation to local vendors who would be interested in selling produce, fresh flowers or artisan bread. Both inside and outside spaces are available. Deadline for registration is June 15. For further information about spaces available and costs contact Mary Keefer at 301-237-8133 or Email hagueartsfair@yahoo.com The event will be Aug. 4 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Aug. 5 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hague Community Center, Route 8, Hague, New York.

Ti kindergarten registration set TICONDEROGA — Kindergarten registration and screening for Ticonderoga Elementary School kindergarten students will take place on May 22, 23 and 24. Children who turn age 5 on or before Dec. 1, 2012, may attend school in September 2012. Children who turn age 6 on or before Dec. 1, 2012, must attend school from the start of classes in September 2012. Children who turn age 6 after Dec. 1, 2012, must begin school no later than the first day of session in September of 2013. Families new to the school district who have children of kindergarten age are asked to contact the elementary school office at 585-7400, ext. 2210.

The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce held an open house April 2. From left are: Dennis Martinez of Glens Falls National Bank, Molly Bechard of TACC, Amy LaVare of TACC, Starr Pinkowski from Glens Falls National bank and Matt Courtright TACC executive director. Photo by Nancy Frasier

Crown Point lawn sale planned

Hospice offering training

PORT HENRY — Moriah Central School will use its unused snow days. There will be no school May 24, May 25 and May 29.

CROWN POINT — Crown Point will host a town-wide lawn sale Saturday, May 26. Locator maps will be given to people driving in to Crown Point at both north and south entrances on 9N/22. To get a sale location pinpointed on the map, people should fill out a form at Frenchman’s with a $2 fee and get a free Yard Sale sign to post.

Hiking club forms in Ticonderoga

Community Flea Market planned

TICONDEROGA — Anyone interested in joining a local hiking club should call Marsha Jewett-LaPointe at 503-5322. Hikes will be C-B rating and generally be in the Pharoah Wilderness, CATS, Tongue Mountain and Black Mountain areas. Days will be scheduled based on interest for Wednesdays, Fridays or Saturdays.

TICONDEROGA — A Community Flea Market will be held Saturday, May 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Ticonderoga. The event will be held rain or shine on the side lawn near the Thrift Shop. Display areas for the day will be a donation of $15 for a 10x10 feet space. Some 8 feet tables will be available for an additional $5 rental fee. Tailgate set-ups will also be accommodated. An application with guidelines and rules may be picked up from the church office or the Thrift Shop. Call the office at 585-7995 or the shop at 585-2242 for additional information.

PORT HENRY — High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care will hold a series of volunteer training sessions starting on Tuesday, May 15 from 3 - 5 p.m. There will be six sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays, ending May 31. Topics to be included are: Hospice Philosophy, Regulations, Spirituality, Bereavement, the Aging Process, Emotional Support, and Family Dynamics. Anyone interested in signing up for training may contact Cynthia Fairbanks at 942-6513 or cfairbanks@hphpc.org. There are a variety of volunteer opportunities available, including patient companions, fundraising and event planning, office tasks, and bereavement. All training sessions will be held at the office of High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care, 12 Tom Phelps Road in Mineville. Volunteer applications may be picked up at the office during normal office hours – Monday through Friday, 8 – 4, or contact Cynthia to have one mailed.

Moriah school to take snow days

Port Henry FD benefit dinner set PORT HENRY — The Port Henry Fire Department will hold its 13th annual benefit dinner Monday, May 7, 4:30 to 7 p.m. It will be sponsored and hosted by The King’s Inn on Broad Street. Tickets, which must be purchased in advance, are $15 a person. They can be obtained at the King’s Inn (546-7633) or at the village hall. All proceeds will benefit the department’s cold water/ice rescue team. The menu will offer a choice of roast beef or roast pork and will include salad, bread, roasted red potato, vegetable, dessert, coffee or tea. A limited number of take-out meals will be available.

Knights plan casino bus trip PORT HENRY — The Port Henry Knights of Columbus will sponsor a Bristol Tours bus trip to the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Sunday, April 29. Cost is $40 a person and includes $15 slot play credit and a $10 meal voucher. The bus will leave the Knights of Columbus at 7:30 a.m. and return at 8:30 p.m. For information contact Tim Kolodzey at 546-7125.

‘Iron-Ore-Man’ event slated MINEVILLE — The Moriah Chamber of Commerce will hold the first “Iron-Ore-Man” event Saturday, June 2, 9 to 11 a.m. at the Cheney Mountain Trail Head on Pelfershire Road in Mineville. The event includes the grand opening of the Cheney Mountain Trail, along with the town of Moriah’s involvement with Champlain Area Trails System. The event cost is $5 a person. The event will consist of signup and a trail hike. The first 100 participants will receive a hiker ’s patch designed by Port Henry artist Linda Smythe and all hikers will receive a certificate of completion.

Kindergarten registration slated

Dogs must be under control PORT HENRY — The Town of Moriah dog catcher has reminded residents that anyone walking their dog must have it in control at all times. People should also bring a bag to clean up after their dog.

North Hudson Cruise-In slated NORTH HUDSON — The North Hudson Volunteer Women’s Auxiliary will sponsor the fifth annual Classic Car Cruise-In and Dragway Reunion Saturday, May 5, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the North Hudson fire house and town hall parking area. People with memorabilia, trophies or other items they would like to display are welcome to bring them. There will be tables available for display. The format will be the same as in past years. Coffee, donuts, snacks and lunch will be available. Donations will be accepted. There will be a car care raffle basket as well as a 50/50 raffle. Information is available on Facebook, search for “North Hudson Auxiliary” and click the like icon, and on Twitter by logging on http://twitter.com/NorthHudsonAux and follow us.

Pre-school storytime planned SCHROON LAKE — The Schroon Lake Public Library will offer preschool storytime on Mondays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. through the end of April. It will include stories, songs, theme-related crafts and snacks. For further information contact the library at 532-7737 ext. 13.

Pig roast, open house slated

PORT HENRY — Moriah Central School will hold kindergarten registration Tuesday, May 1. Children born on or before Dec. 1, 2007, are eligible to enter kindergarten. Parents should call the elementary office at 546-3301 ext 701 to schedule an appointment. Children who attend the pre-kindergarten program will be automatically enrolled in kindergarten. Pre-K parents who still wish to have their child screened can call the school.

HAGUE — The Hague Volunteer Fire Department and the Hague Chamber Of Commerce will host an open house and pig roast at the fire house April 28. The event will be held in conjunction with their annual open house. The open house will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature tours of the fire house, free blood pressure checks and a free car wash. All children will receive a gift bag. The pig roast will start at 3 p.m. and offer raffles, great food, drinks, and music. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for children under 12. All are welcome to come meet the volunteers.

Ti DMV to be closed

Please remove cemetery items

TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Department of Motor Vehicles will be closed on the following dates: Tuesday, April 24, Wednesday, May 16, Tuesday, May 22, Wednesday, May 23, and Tuesday, May 29. The Elizabethtown DMV will be open on these dates.

TICONDEROGA — The The Chilson Community Cemetery Board has asked that residents kindly remove all the old items placed in the Chilson Cemetery commemorating winter holidays before May 20 in preparation for the upcoming Memorial Day mowing and placement of new items.

Water/sewer bills due TICONDEROGA — The Town of Ticonderoga Town Clerk’s Office is collecting water/sewer bills for the second quarter of 2012. To avoid a 10 percent penalty, residents are asked to pay by May 4. Contact Sue at 585-6265 ext. 10 for questions.

Meter readings sought PORT HENRY — The village of Port Henry will begin reading water meters the week of April 9 for the May 2012 water and sewer billing. Those who are not home or unavailable when the village arrives to read the meter and receive a “We were here to read your meter notice,” should call the village office at 546-9933 to provide a water meter reading for the property. Those who call after hours, should leave a message on the village office answering machine, with a name, address, phone number and meter reading. Providing an actual water meter reading will eliminate the possibility of incurring a “No meter reading available” penalty as referred to in Local Law No. 2 of 2011. It is the village of Port Henry’s goal to obtain actual water meter readings from all property owners and cooperation is both anticipated and appreciated. The deadline to submit water meter readings for the village of Port Henry May 2012 billing is April 25.

Skene Manor to open for 2012 WHITEHALL — Skene Manor will be open for the 2012 Season on Friday, April 20 at noon. Skene Manor is open to the public every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12-4 p.m. Lunch is available in the Tea Room. Tours of this historically preserved Victorian mansion are free. Gift shop on the first floor. For more information call 499-1906. Skene Manor is on The National Registry of Historic Buildings and is a non-for profit organization.

Chicken, Biscuit Dinner at St. Marys TICONDEROGA — The Knights of Columbus will sponsor a chicken and biscuit dinner on April 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the K of C hall on Montcalm Street. The dinner is to raise money for the alter, linen and flower fund for the St. Mary’s Church. For more information call 585-6520.

Open house slated at Putnam FC PUTNAM — The Putnam Volunteer Fire Company will hold an open house on Sunday April 22, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. This is in conjunction with the 2012 Recurit New York campaign and National Volunteer week. Residents of the community may stop in between 10am 2pm and learn about the organization. They can learn how to become a firefighter,EMT,or a fire police. All training will be provided as classes are available.


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Water/sewer bills due

Father, sons breakfast slated

TICONDEROGA — The Town of Ticonderoga Town Clerk’s Office is collecting water/sewer bills for the second quarter of 2012. To avoid a 10 percent penalty, pay by May 4, 2012. Contact Sue at 518-585-6265 ext. 10 for further information.

TICONDEROGA — A Father and Sons Breakfast will be held at 7:30 a.m. this Saturday, April 21 at Cornerstone Alliance Church, 178 Montcalm Street in Ticonderoga. There is no charge. Rev. Bruce Tamlyn will be the guest speaker, he is the Spiritual Director for the YMCA in Silver Bay. Bring a friend and come enjoy. Any questions call Pastor Charlie at 585-6391.

Seedling sale planned WESTPORT — The Essex County Soil and Water Conservation District are now holding its annual seedling sale. There is still a variety of tree and shrub seedlings/transplants, groundcovers, wildflower seed mixes, fertilizer tablets and water gel available. Please plan to pick up your order on Friday, April 20 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.) at the Essex County Fairgrounds in Floral Hall, NYS Route 9N & Sisco Street, Westport, NY. Any questions, call 962-8225 or essexswcd@westelcom.com.

Public roast beef supper slated TICONDEROGA — 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 27 at the Ticonderoga Masonic Temple, 10 Montcalm Street, Ticonderoga (across from the Stone House). Take-outs will be available from 4:30 p.m., and dine-in is 5-6:30 p.m. in the downstairs dining hall. 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.

Dinner, basket raffle scheduled CROWN POINT — The Crown Point Memorial Day Committee is planning a dinner and basket raffle for Friday, May 11. It will be held at the Crown Point Fire Hall from 5-7. Anyone who would like to donate a basket is asked to call Yvonne Dushane at 597-3212. We will also be drawing our 50/50 raffle winner this evening. Currently we are planning our 144th Annual Memorial Day Commemoration to be held on Sunday, May 27 and Monday, May 28. This year's theme is “Memories.” Parade Participants can call Jodi Gibbs at 597-3492, Park Vendors can call Yvonne Dushane at 597-3212.

Emergency squad benefit set TICONDEROGA — A benefit for the Ticonderoga Emergency Squad will be held Saturday, April 28. Take-outs will be available from 2 – 3 p.m., with dinner of turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable and dessert served from from 3 – 7 p.m. The dinner will be held at the Ticonderoga Elks Lodge. Tickets will be sold at the door.

Mitchell Beers receives a flower from Cookie Barker, co-adviser, prior to the Schroon Lake Central School National Honor Society induction ceremony.

Clean up day set in Moriah

Community dinner scheduled

MORIAH — The Town of Moriah will hold their clean up day on Saturday, May 5. Vests, gloves and bags can be picked up at the Town Clerk’s Office beginning Monday, April 30 through Friday, May 4 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. For further information call the Town Clerk’s Office at 546-3341. Bags can be left roadside to be collected by town officials.

TICONDEROGA — The Kiwanis spring community dinner will be held May 10 beginning at 5 p.m. until sold out. The meal includes a traditional turkey and pork dinner with the Kiwanis’ famous dessert table. Takeouts will be available at 4:30 p.m. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children.

Food pantry seeks volunteers

Vendors welcome in Schroon

MORIAH — The Catholic Community of Moriah Food Panty is looking for volunteers. If you can volunteer 2 hours every 5 weeks, please contact Sue Morse at 942-3386 or RSVP at 546-3565 RSVP@logical.net.

SCHROON LAKE — Adirondack Artists & Crafters will again have space available again in downtown Schroon Lake. The booths will be a 10-foot by 10-foot, every Thursday from June 21 to Sept. 14. All items must be hand-made by local artists or crafters. Vendors may contact Mickey Caputo-Abbott for information and an application at Painter110@verizon.net or 5329370.

Coin buyers coming to Ti TICONDEROGA — The National Coin Collectors Association will host a free event at the Best Western in Ticonderoga from Tuesday, April 24 - Saturday, April 28. The association is looking for rare and collectible items that might be in Ti. Experts are looking to spend at least $250,000, buying items such as coin collections, antiques, vintage toys, rare musical instruments, and items from WWI, WWII, and the Civil War. There is no obligation to sell, and there are no limits as to how many items people can bring in. For more information or directions, call 217-787-7767.

Informational meeting set LAKE GEORGE — The Lake George Park Commission will hold a public informational meeting to discuss its plan to control invasive species in Lake George Tuesday, April 24, at 7 p.m. at the Community Building in Ticonderoga. The public is encouraged to attend.

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he adventure of outdoor travel is no longer considered a normal part of life for a majority of the country’s population. Yet buried deep inside all of us there remains a desire to tackle the challenges that such adventures once provided. Recreation, which comes from the Latin ‘recraere,’ means to regenerate or refresh. In some way, waterbased recreation causes us to revert to a slower pace and it returns us to a gentler place. Aristotle considered contemplation to be the greatest form of recreation. He believed contemplation was a luxury achieved only during the leisure hours. In some inexplicable manner, water sooths the human soul, it relaxes us and engenders camaraderie. Naturally, water makes us refreshingly civil, as it should, since nearly two thirds of the human body consists of water. For some odd reason, water makes us friendly. On the lakes, boaters always wave to each other in passing, even if they don’t know each other. It is a happy medium. Oddly, the folks who regularly wave to each other on the lake all summer would never dare to make eye contact while in the intimate confines of an elevator. On the water, we naturally look after each other. If someone appears stranded, and the cover is removed from their motor, boaters will flock to their aid like ants to a picnic. On the water we are all equal, sharing a precious natural resource and enjoying good times. Yet the same folks who were willing to help others on the lake will be ready to duke it out back at the dock as they jockey for position in the parking lot. It’s difficult to understand how friendly waves can change so quickly into a one-finger salute, but I’ve watched it happen time and again as soon as our feet meet pavement. It is difficult to understand why a return to civilization causes people to become instantly uncivil and toss common courtesy out the window. Water is a unique medium. It carries with it power and pain, wonder and awe, grace and glory. It has unusual effects on our psyche. In the Adirondacks, water continues to bind our towns and villages with a never-ending flow. Rare is a local commu-

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nity that doesn’t have a lake or pond, river or stream located within close proximity to town. We often fail to recognize water’s ability to bring people together, to connect folks that may never get together under any other circumstances. Although I’ve witnessed it over and over again, I’ve never been able to understand why water so effects our collective mentality.

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Unfortunately, there is only one sure method available for anglers to acquire the most valuable information for success on the waters. Such skills cannot be found in any book, they are instilled only through experience, and absorbed over the course of long hours of patient observation. They are not hard skills such as double-hauling a long cast with a fly rod, or working a sucker on a wire line to thump bottom for lake trout on a slow back troll. Possibly, the most valuable skill an angler can acquire is an ability to get along with others, which begins with an unerring ethic to do the right thing, even when there’s nobody else around to notice. Ethics can’t be studied in a book or a video. They are instilled, and absorbed through a process of careful observation and constant study. Currently, there are an estimated 50 million active anglers in the United States. According to a recent Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation study, 99 percent of them say they learned to fish because ‘someone’ once took the time to introduce them to the sport. They had a mentor who took the time to show them how it was done. Mentors are an unselfish breed who work to insure all anglers acquire the same ethics they’ve learned. Students learn to fish through practice and a good deal of trial and error. However, students absorb ethics through observation, and there is no room for error. They learn that things are done differently on the river. Fishing is a sport that requires no referees, and no defined playing field. The rules are all natural, and there is no time clock, no cheerleaders, and no one keeps score. The most important skill they learn is the ability to be as quiet as possible, to remain observant at all times, and to extend the proper respect for all river users, whether finned or not. A key to successful angling adventures is the ability to recognize and avoid any behaviors or actions that would spoil the enjoyment of others. Of utmost importance is an unwavering personal commitment and concern for the natural resources that will continue to provide us with future angling opportunities. Believe it or not, we all live downstream. It was the jet stream that brought us acid rain, mercury and a host of other toxins that nearly destroyed the region’s fisheries. These threats are certain to continue in the future and without constant vigilance, we may not always be as fortunate as we have been to date.

The 12th annual Ticonderoga High School senior-faculty basketball game was held recently. The seniors were coached by Corey King and Samantha McLaughlin. The faculty were coached by Rick McClintock. The faculty won the game and bragging rights for another year. There was a 50/50 half court shot contest at half time and sophomore Mark Donohue was the first to make a basket and won $15. The THS yearbook staff thanked all who participated and attended the game.

While the vast majority of anglers are responsible sportsmen and women, it takes only a few slobs to ruin the public perception of all fishermen. Styrofoam worm containers are responsible for ruining the image of all anglers. Today, public use of trails and rivers is growing steadily. For every person hiking on a trail in 1960, there are more than three people now putting down tracks. It is a well-known fact that travelers distribute themselves unevenly across wild places. Most of the use is concentrated in a few specific places located in a few popular wilderness areas. The Eastern High Peaks Wilderness Area offers a prime example of such concentrated use patterns. In fact, over half of all wilderness use occurs in a mere 10 percent of State-designated wilderness land, and the vast majority of that use occurs on only about 10 percent of the total trail miles. Similar patterns of use play out on most of the region’s lakes, rivers, ponds and streams, where an estimated 90 percent of all anglers concentrate their efforts on less than 10 percent of the available waters. We all want to feel like we’re the first to find a special place, to experience something ‘beyond remote.’ Many believe that this lust for wandering is in our blood, and it spawns an undeniable curiosity to find out what lies beyond the far horizon. We are all born with an innate drive toward discovery, an inexplicable need to explore our environment. However, there are only a fortunate few who still seek an opportunity to scratch this inborn itch. Most others are simply satisfied with roadside adventures. Here are a few lessons I’ve learned from those who still seek native fish in wild and desolate locations. • Go where the people aren’t! This is the single most important thing you can do to regularly catch decent fish. • Obey all state and local fishing laws, seasons and rules and always respect private property rights, even if no one’s around. • Do not litter. If you carry it in, take it out and leave the location cleaner than you found it. • Ask politely before approaching anyone on the water. If they don’t answer, move on. There’s no need to go where you’re not welcome. Alert fellow anglers if you have a fish on and need to intrude on their beat, and, of course, get out of the way if someone has a fish on in your area. Practice proper catch-and-release, and take only what you intend to eat. Freezing fish ruins the meat and wastes the taste. • Loosen up and relax! Angling should never become a chore. Fish upstream, and be aware of the sun, and avoid casting shadows over fish. • Never wear a watch while fishing. There is no need to know the time. A glint of sun from a watch crystal reflecting on a pool will put fish down. If they spook, rest the pool and return in 15 minutes. Fish have short memories. • Fish a likely looking hole from much further away than you deem necessary, and stay as low to the water as possible. Fish fear shadows! • When fishing from a boat, maintain a respectful distance from other anglers and resist the temptation to encroach on their territory unless invited to do so. Avoid banging around in a boat/canoe and always speak in a low voice. Respect the waters, the fish and your fellow anglers. • Just because a person is sitting down or standing on the bank without a rod, don’t assume it’s all right to fish. They may just be surveying the water or resting the pool. It’s their beat, just move along. • Don’t curse out loud. If you’ve got trout-rage, keep it inside. Use common sense and respect others and if you think they have a problem with you, just ask. • Respect other visitors and protect the quality of their experience. Be courteous. Let nature's sounds prevail, and avoid loud voices and noises. • Keep cell phones well away from the water. Most anglers come to the streams to escape such intrusions. • If you must, build a small fire and stay close. The larger the fire, the bigger the fool. Joe Hackett is a guide and sportsman residing in Ray Brook. Contact him at brookside18@adelphia.net.

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OBITUARIES HELEN EDITH LANDON APR 30, 1919 - MAR 28, 2012 MORIAH, NY/RICHFORD, great grandchildren, Lauren VT - Helen Edith Landon, & Dustin Landon and Justin age 92, passed away WednesSnow; a sister, Alberta Russo day March 28, 2012 at Our of Miami, FL; several nieces Lady of the Meadows Comand nephews. Besides her munity Care Home in Richparents, Helen was predeford where she has resided ceased by her siblings, Flofor the last 6 years. rence Tyrell, Clarence LanShe was born April 30, 1919 don, Dora Noxon, Geraldine in Moriah, New York the Wykes, and Paul Landon. daughter of the late George There will be no calling & Bessie (Cogswell) Landon. hours. Burial will be at the Helen's greatest enjoyment in convenience of the family at life was the time spent with the South Moriah Cemetery her family and friends, espein Moriah, New York. cially her grandchildren and For those who wish, contrigreat grandchildren. The butions in Helen's memory family would like to thank may be made to the Our Lathe staff at Our Lady of the dy of the Meadows - ResiMeadows for all the care and dent Activity Fund, 1 Pinnakindness shown to Helen cle Meadows, Richford, VT during her stay there. 05476 or to the American She is survived by her son, Cancer Society, 55 Day Lane, George Landon and his wife Williston, VT 05495-4420. Donna of Lewis, NY; 2 Private messages of condograndchildren, Mark Landon lence may be sent to Helen's of Whitehouse, TX and Kim family on-line through Snow and her husband Bill of www.spearsfuneralhome.co South Burlington, VT; her m

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PUTNAM CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWN OF PUTNAM WASHINGTON COUNTY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing of the qualified voters of the Putnam Central School District, Washington County, Putnam, New York will be held in the Putnam School building in said district on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 7:00 P.M. prevailing time, for the presentation of the budget. The budget will be available for review on May 1, 2012 at the Putnam Central School. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the annual meeting of the qualified voters of the Putnam Central School District # 1 of the town of Putnam, Washington County, Putnam, New York will be held in said district on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. prevailing time, in the Putnam Central School, at which time the polls will be opened to vote by voting ballot upon the following items: 1. To adopt the annual budget of the School District for the fiscal year 2012-2013 and to authorize the requisite portion thereof to be raised by taxation on the taxable property of the district. 2. To elect 1 member of the Board. One member for a five year term commencing on July 1, 2012 and expiring on June 30, 2017 to succeed Rebecca Moore whose term expires on June 30, 2012. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a copy of the statement of the amount of money which will be required to fund the school district s budget for 20122013, exclusive of public monies, and an exemption summary report as required by section 495 of Real Property Tax Law, may be obtained by any resident of the district during the business hours beginning Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at the Putnam Central School. AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the petitions nominating candidates for the office of member of the board of education shall be filed with the clerk of said district at her office, in the Putnam Central School, not later than April 16, 2012 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Each petition shall be directed to the Clerk of the District and shall be signed by at least 25 voters of the District, must state the name and residence of the candidate and shall describe the specific vacancy for which the candidate is nominated. AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a district voter must request in advance, an application for an absentee ballot. The voter must complete the application and must be received by the District Clerk or board designee at least seven days before the election/vote if ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the election/vote if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter. Proof of residency is required. Sharon Moore Putnam Central School District School District Clerk T T - 3 / 2 4 , 4/7,4/21,5/5/12-4TC33772 ----------------------------INVITATION TO BID Northlands Job Corps Center located, at 100A MacDonough

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company served upon him or her is: Wayfarer Group, LLC c/o Cooper Erving & Savage, LLP 39 North Pearl Street Albany, New York 12207 FIFTH: Purpose of company. The purpose for which the company is formed is to engage in any lawful acts or activities for which limited liability companies may be formed under Section 203 of the limited Liability Company Law of the State of New York. Dated: March 12, 2012 Kelly Malloy, Esq. Cooper Erving & Savage LLP 39 North Pearl Street Albany, New York 12207 TT-3/31-5/5/12-6TC33824 ----------------------------GARVEY LP PROPERTIES LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 2/27/12. Office location: Essex County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: John C. Garvey, 14 Wildflower Trail, Robbinsville, NJ 08691. General Purposes. TT-4/7-5/12/12-6TC33855 ----------------------------SUPREME COURT STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF ESSEX LEGAL NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF SALE INDEX NO.: 0492-11 COURT CONTROL NO.: 15-1-2011-0245 TD BANK, N.A., formerly known as TD BANKNORTH, N.A., Plaintiff, -againstDEAN V. ROBBINS, III and CAMILLE ROBBINS, Defendants. In pursuance of a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale duly made and entered in the above entitled action, bearing the date of the 6th day of December, 2011, I, the undersigned Referee in said Judgment named, was originally scheduled to sell at public auction on the 24th day of January, 2012 at 11:00 o’clock in the forenoon of that day, the premises directed by said Judgment to be sold. However, be hereby notified that I, the undersigned Referee in said Judgment named, am now, due to a postponement of sale noticed for the above date, scheduled to sell at public auction to the highest bidder according to such terms of sale as shall be provided immediately prior to such public auction, to be held on the front steps of the Essex County Courthouse, 7559 Court Street, Elizabethtown, New York 12932 on the 9th day of May, 2012, at 10:00 o clock in the forenoon of that day the premises directed by said Judgment to be sold and therein described and described in Exhibit "A" annexed hereto. Dated: March 29, 2012 JOHN C. McDONALD, ESQ., REFEREE LAW OFFICES OF RUSSELL C. THARP, JR. Attorneys for Plaintiff Office and Post Office Address One South Western Plaza - PO Box 705 Glens Falls, NY 12801-0705 (518) 798-1785 ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT, PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND situate in the Town of Schroon, County of Essex and State of New York, and being a part of Great Lot 54, Subdivision 106 of Schroon Tract, known as Lot 106" and briefly described as follows: BEGINNING at the northwest corner of Lot 105, thence North 87 00’ 00" East, 24 – feet to a point; thence continuing on

the same course a distance of 1247.4 feet to a post and stone marked; thence North 29 27’ 38" West, 159.2 feet to a post and stones and iron rod set; thence South 89 55’ 55" West, 1108.1 feet to a post and stones; thence continuing on the same course a distance of 34– feet to the east shore of Schroon Lake, thence southerly along the shore of said lake as it winds and turns to the point or place of beginning, containing 4.8– acres of land, more or less. BEING the same premises conveyed by Ethel H. Kelley to Dean V. Robbins, III and Camille Robbins by deed dated September 15, 1997 and recorded in the Essex County Clerk s Office on September 19, 1997 in Book 1154 of Deeds at Page 298. SUBJECT TO a mortgage made by Dean V. Robbins III and Camille C. Robbins to Bank of America, N.A. by Mortgage dated October 25, 2006 and recorded in the Essex County Clerk s Office on November 9, 2006 in Book 1656 of Mortgages at Page 244. SUBJECT TO all easements, restrictions, and rights of redemption, including the right of redemption that may be held by the United States of America and all applicable zoning laws and similar laws and regulations and any state of facts an accurate survey would show and subject to any unpaid tax assessments and water rents, if any. Also subject to terms of sale to be announced immediately prior to the sale by the Referee. EXHIBIT A T T 4/7,4/14,4/21,4/28/124TC-33867 ----------------------------CRANE POND CAPITAL LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 2/15/12. Office location: Essex County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Michael Berman, 1743 E. 5th St., Brooklyn, NY 11223. General Purposes. TT-4/7-5/12/12-6TC33873 ----------------------------NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: ESSEX COUNTY CITI MORTGAGE, INC; Plaintiff(s) vs. BRADLEY J. IVES A/K/A BRADLEY IVES; et al; Defendant(s) Attorney (s) for Plaintiff (s): ROSICKI, ROSICKI & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 2 Summit Court, Suite 301, Fishkill, New York, 12524, 845.897.1600 Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale granted herein on or about April 13, 2011, I will sell at Public Auction to the highest bidder at Essex County Courthouse. On May 22, 2012 at 11:00 AM Premises known as 2066 CREEK RD, CROWN POINT, NY 12928 Section: 117.19 Block: 5 Lot: 16.000 ALL THAT TRACT, piece or parcel of land together with the two stall garbage building and improvements thereon, situate lying and being on the northerly side of the highway leading from Crown Point to Crown Point Center, in the Town of Crown Point, County of Essex and State of New York. PARCEL II ALL THAT TRACT, PIECE OR PACEL OF LAND, together with the buildings and improvements thereon, situate, lying and being on the southerly side of the highway leading from Crown Point to Crown Point Center in the Town of Crown Point, County of Essex and State of New York. As more particularly described in the judgment of foreclosure

and sale. Sold subject to all of the terms and conditions contained in said judgment and terms of sale. Approximate amount of judgment $56,091.98 plus interest and costs. INDEX NO. 460/09 James E. Maher, Esq., REFEREE T T 4/14,4/21,4/28,5/5/124TC-33882 ----------------------------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 ASSESSORS FOR THE TOWN OF MORIAH HAVE INVENTORY AND VALUATION DATA AVAILABLE FOR PREVIEW OF THE ASSESSMENTS IN THE TOWNSHIP. AN APPOINTMENT MAY BE MADE TO REVIEW THIS INFORMATION BY PHONING (518) 5463098. PAUL MAZZOTTE BRENT IDA LANI SPRAGUE ASSESSORS TT-4/14-4/21/12-2TC33903 ----------------------------LEGAL NOTICE (PURSUANT TO SECTION 501 OF THE REAL PROPERTY TAX LAW ) Pursuant to Section 501 of the Real Property Tax Law, the Assessor for the Town of Crown Point has inventory and valuation data available for review of the Assessments in the Township. An appointment may be made to review this information by phoning (518) 5974140. Richard Maxwell Assessor TT-4/14-4/21/12-2TC33899 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF MURDOCK’S COBBLE, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 03/29/12. Office location: Essex County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, P.O. Box 129, Middle Grove, NY 12850. Purpose: Any lawful activity. TT-4/14-5/19/12-6TC33898 ----------------------------THE ANNUAL MEETING of the Moriah Union Cemetery Association will be held at 5 pm on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at the Mount Moriah Presbyterian Church,19 Church St, Port Henry, NY, at which time the election of Directors and all Association business will take place. VN,TT-4/14-4/21/122TC-33908 ----------------------------NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a license, number 2184403 for beer, has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer at retail in a club, under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at Port Henry Fire Department, 14 Church Street, Port Henry, NY 12974 for on-premises consumption. TT-4/14/12-4/21/122TC-33912 ----------------------------NOTICE TO BIDDERS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Undersigned, on behalf of the Essex County Board of Supervisors, will accept sealed bids until April 30, 2012 for A i r Conditioner/Refrigerat ion Maintenance and Repair. The bids shall be opened and read aloud on April 30, 2012 at the Office of the Purchasing Agent, 7551 Court Street, Elizabethtown, New

York, at 2:00 P.M. If additional information concerning the bidding is required, call (518) 873-3332. All bids submitted in response to this notice shall be marked "SEALED BID AIR CONDITIONER/REF RIGERATOR MAINTENANCE" 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. Specifications and standard proposals for the proposed work may be obtained at the above address or on the County s website at www.co.essex.ny.us. 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 Essex County reserves the right to reject any and all bids not considered to be in the best interest of Essex County, and to waive any technical or formal defect in the bids which is considered by Essex County to be merely irregular, immaterial, or unsubstantial. 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. A Contract awarded pursuant to this notice shall be subject to the provisions of Sections 103-1, 103-b and 103d of the General Municipal Law. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that Essex County affirmatively states that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this notice, without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual preference or Vietnam Era veteran status, disadvantaged and minority or women-owned business enterprises will be afforded equal opportunity to submit bids in response hereto. Dated: April 11, 2012 Linda M. Wolf, CPA Purchasing Agent Essex County Government Center 7551 Court Street PO Box 217 Elizabethtown, New York 12932 (518) 873-3332 T T- 4 / 2 1 / 1 2 - 1 T C 33928 ----------------------------NOTICE TO BIDDERS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Undersigned, on behalf of the Essex County Board of Supervisors, will accept sealed bids until May 1, 2012 for the following: HWAY12-17 Aggregate For Surface Treatment Delivered. The bids shall be opened and read aloud on May 1, 2012 at the Office of the Purchasing Agent, 7551 Court Street, Elizabethtown, New York, at 2:00 P.M. If additional information concerning the bidding is required, call (518) 873-3332. All bids submitted in response to this notice shall be marked "SEALED BID HWAY-12-17" 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. Specifications and standard proposals for the proposed work may be obtained at the above address or on the County s website at: www.co.essex.ny.us. Essex County reserves the right to reject any and all bids not considered to be in the best interest of Essex County, and to waive any technical or formal defect in the bids which is considered by Essex County to be merely irregular, immaterial, or unsubstantial. 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. A Contract awarded pursuant to this notice shall be subject to the provisions of Sections 103-1, 103-b and 103d of the General Municipal Law. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that Essex County affirmatively states that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this notice, without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual preference or Vietnam Era veteran status, disadvantaged and minority or women-owned business enterprises will be afforded equal opportunity to submit bids in response hereto. Dated: April 11, 2012 Linda M. Wolf, CPA Purchasing Agent Essex County Government Center 7551 Court Street PO Box 217 Elizabethtown, New York 12932 (518) 873-3332 T T- 4 / 2 1 / 1 2 - 1 T C 33926 ----------------------------NOTICE OF COMPLETION O F T E N TAT I V E ASSESSMENT ROLL (Pursuant to Section 506 of the Real Property Tax Law) Hearing of Complaints Notice is hereby given that the Assessor of the Town of Putnam, County of Washington has completed the Tentative Assessment Roll for the current year and that a copy has been left with The Town Clerk at the Putnam Town Hall, where it may be seen and examined by any interested person until the fourth Wednesday in May. The assessor will be in attendance with the Tentative Assessment Roll on May 1 from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM, May 16th from 4 PM and 8 PM; and May 15th from 11 AM to 3 PM: and May 12 from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM. The BOARD OF ASSESSMENT REVIEW will meet on May 23rd between the hours of 4 PM and 8 PM, at the Putnam Town Hall in said Town to hear and examine all complaints in relation to assessments on the application of any person believing himself to be aggrieved. Dated: May 1st, 2012 June Maniacek, SCAA Assessor T T- 4 / 2 1 / 1 2 - 1 T C 33925 ----------------------------TOWN OF SCHROON SPECIAL TOWN BOARD MEETING MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012 AT 3:00 P.M. TO DISCUSS GOLF COURSE RANGERS AND POSSIBLE PART TIME CLUBHOUSE ATTENDENT SPECIAL TOWN BOARD MEETING MONDAY, MAY 7, 2012 AT 8:00 A.M. FOR ALL DEPARTMENT HEADS TO DISCUSS WEB SITE WITH RICH SCHOENSTADT PATRICIA SAVARIE TOWN CLERK T T- 4 / 2 1 / 1 2 - 1 T C 33921 ----------------------------NOTICE TO BIDDERS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Undersigned, on behalf of the Town of Moriah, will accept sealed bids until 4:00 PM on May 10, 2012 for an Aluminum Floating Dock System in the Town of Moriah New York. The bids shall be opened and read aloud on May 10th at the Town of Moriah Court House, 42 Park Place, Port Henry, New York at 6:00 PM at the regular board meeting. If additional information concerning the bidding is required call (518) 546-8631. All bids submitted in response to this notice shall be marked SEALED BID ALUMINUM FLOATING

DOCK SYSTEM 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. Specifications for the proposed work may be obtained at the Town of Moriah, 38 Park Place, Port Henry, NY. 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. Town of Moriah reserves the right to reject any and all bids not considered to be in the best interest of the Town and to waive any technical or formal defect in the bids which is considered by the Town of Moriah to be merely irregular, immaterial or substantial. 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. A Contract awarded pursuant to this notice shall be subject to the provisions of Sections 103-1, 103-b and 103d of the General Municipal Law. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the Town of Moriah affirmatively stated that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this notice, without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual preferences or Vietnam Era veteran status, disadvantaged and minority or womenowned business enterprises will be afforded equal opportunity to submit bids in response hereto. Dated April 13, 2012 Town of Moriah 38 Park Place Port Henry, NY 12974 T T- 4 / 2 1 / 1 2 - 1 T C 33918 ----------------------------LEGAL NOTICE All roads and trails on the Hewitt Lake Club property, Minerva, Essex County, New York will be closed from 8 a.m. April 21, 2012. Peter Taylor, Supt. April 21, 2012 Hewitt Lake Club Minverva, NY 12815 T T- 4 / 2 1 / 1 2 - 1 T C 33937 ----------------------------TOWN OF TICONDEROGA ST. CLAIR & N WAYNE AVE COMBINED SEWER SEPARATION AES PROJECT NO. 3843 TOWN OF TICONDEROGA 132 Montcalm Street, PO Box 471 Ticonderoga NY, 12883 The Town Board Members of the Town of Ticonderoga, New York will receive sealed bids until 10:00 a.m., May 24, 2012, to complete installation of sanitary and storm sewer mains, manholes, and laterals for a municipal sanitary and storm sewer system in the St. Clair Street and North Wayne Avenue areas, including but not limited to installation of SDR 26 PVC sewer mains, HDPE storm sewer mains, precast concrete manhole & catch basin installation, reconnection of laterals and replacement of culvert piping located in the Town of Ticonderoga, New York. The project will be bid and awarded with one Prime Contract: General Construction (GC). The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 10:00 a.m. on May 24, 2012, at the Town of Ticonderoga Town office, 132 Montcalm Street, Ticonderoga New York 12883. A Bidders conference is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on the 9th day of May, 2012 at the location of the Town of Ticonderoga Town office, 132 Montcalm Street, Ticonderoga,


April 21, 2012 Ticonderoga, NY 12883 Ticlerks@nycap.rr.co m Champlain Valley Builders Exchange Plattsburgh, New York info@cvbe.org (518) 561-9414 Eastern Contractors Association, Inc. Albany, New York judyp@ecainc.org M c G r a w - H i l l Construction/Dodge Reports w w w. n e t w o r k . c o n struction.com Minority Contractors Association of Central New York 1909 South Salina Street, Suite 201 Syracuse, NY 13205 Phone: (315) 5751523 floydm@fymlogic.com Bids shall be submitted to Tonya Thompson, Town Clerk, (from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday) in sealed envelopes with the name and address of the Bidder clearly marked on the face of the envelope. It is the policy of the Owner to encourage disadvantaged business enterprises, including minority and women business participation in this project by contractors, subcontractors and suppliers, and all bidders are expected to cooperate in implementing this policy. Bids shall be submitted on the provided forms in accordance

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with the Instructions to Bidders. Each Bid must be accompanied by a security deposit in the amount of 5% of the Bid and subject to the conditions provided in the Instruction to Bidders. A non-collusive certificate is included with the Bid Form and must accompany the bid. The successful Bidder shall be required to furnish a 100% Performance Bond and a 100% Payment Bond. No Bidder may withdraw a bid within forty-five (45) calendar days after opening thereof. The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities in the bid or to reject any and all bids. Tonya Thompson, Town Clerk T T- 4 / 2 1 / 1 2 - 1 T C 33940 ----------------------------INVITATION TO BID Northlands Job Corps Center is soliciting bids for repair of Sub Flooring replacement and vinyl tile at Building 17 A one time, mandatory walk through, for this project will be held on May 8,2012 at 2:00 p.m., starting at the M a i n t e n a n c e Supervisors office at building 7, where the bid Documents and scope of work will be distributed. This is a federally funded project and the Davis-

NEW YORK STATE LAND SALE DISCOUNTED TO 1990's PRICES! 3 Acre Starter camp - $17,995. 5 Acres w/Farmhouse - $49,995. 52 Acres, Stream, 2 ponds. Beautiful woods & views. Access to road front, utilities and state land. Limited offer. Call Christmas & Associates 1-800-229-7843 Or visit www.landandcamps.com. VIRGINIA SEASIDE Lots - Land, Absolute buy of a lifetime! Fully improved 3 acre lots, exclusive development on the seaside (the mainland) overlooking Chincoteague Bay and islands. Gated entrance, paved roads, caretaker, community dock, pool and club house including owners guest suites. Build the house of your dreams! Unique bank foreclosure situation makes these lots available at 1/3 of original cost. Great climate, low taxes and National Seashore beaches nearby. Only $49,000 each or pond lots $65,000. Tel. (757) 824-5284 website: http://ViewWebPage.com/5EUO or email: oceanlandtrust@yahoo.com

MOBILE HOME DOGS OLDE ENGLISH Bulldogge Pup 1 male, bully, registered. Family raised, parents on premises, health guarantee, $1600+. 518597-3090 www.coldspringskennel.com SHIH TZU Puppies 8 wks old, 1st shots, 3M/1F, 2 full size, 2 miniature. Reg., $450 each. 518-5852131.

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY PORT HENRY Prime residential/ business building located on Main Street, Port Henry, NY. Extra lot included for parking. $99,000. 518 -546-8247.

LAKE GEORGE 2 BR/1 BA, 8' x 18' lg, screened enclosed porch. W/D, appliances incl. Quiet area. 518668-5272, $4500 MOBILE HOME 1970 Mobile Home, 12' x 70', 4 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, refrigerator & stove. You move. $2000 (718) 810-1179

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FOR SALE - PUTNAM 3 BR/1.5 BA, 2 story home on 3.6 acres. Large kitchen, living room & dining room. 2 car detached garage. $169,900. 518-547-8724.

NEW YORK State Land, Land Sale Discounted to 1990's prices! 3 Acre Starter camp -$17,995. 5 Acres w/Farmhouse - $49,995. 52 Acres, Stream, 2 ponds, Beautiful woods & views. Access to road front, utilities and state land Limited offer. Call Christmas & Associates 800-229-7843 Or visit landandcamps.com TOWN OF Lake George 1/2 acre building lot. Village sewer, upscale neighborhood, build-out basement, mountain views. $59,000. Will hold mortgage for qualified buyer, 20% down. 518-791-1992 or 727-581-9365

FOR SALE BENCH PRESS Weight Set, 250 pounds. 518-306-0183 $99 COMPUTER DESK, Office Chair and Paper Shredder. $85 for all. (518) 668-5126. $85

ACCESSORIES CENTURY 6’ Truck Cap has 3 sliding windows w/screens. Also bedliner. Excellent condition. $1100 value, asking $500. 518-5467913.

Bacon Act will be in effect. Bids will be due on Thursday May 24, 2012 at 4:00p.m. Northlands Job Corps Center reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids. Inquires for this project should be directed to Denis Dalley at (802) 877-0136 TT-4/21-4/28/12-2TC33938 ----------------------------THE TOWN OF TICONDEROGA is Requesting Proposals for the installation of a new Fuel Management System and New Dispenser at the Ticonderoga Highway Garage. Proposals will be accepted until Monday, May 7th, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. You can contact the Ticonderoga Town Clerk s Office at 581585-6677, 132 Montcalm Street, PO Box 471, Ticonderoga, NY for Proposal Forms and Specifications/Instructi ons. The Town reserves the right to reject any and all proposals/bids not considered to be in the best interest of the Town, and to waive any technical or formal defect in the proposals/bids which is considered by the Town to be merely irregular, immaterial or unsubstantial. April 12, 2012

Tonya M. Thompson, Town Clerk T T- 4 / 2 1 / 1 2 - 1 T C 33931 ----------------------------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), WSHMLP, Springfield, MA, WCVB, Boston, MA, WPTZ, WPTZ-DT, W P T Z - D T 2 , Plattsburgh, NY, Style, Current TV, Encore, Encore Action, Encore HD, Encore Drama, Encore Love, Encore Mystery, Encore WAM, Encore Westerns, Starz!, Starz Cinema, Starz Comedy, Starz Comedy HD, Starz Edge, Starz Edge HD, Starz HD, Starz in Black, Starz Kids & Family, Starz Kids &

Family HD, TruTV, Zee TV, BBC America SD/ HD/VOD, Sprout VOD, NECN, NHL Network, NHL Center Ice, Cooking Channel HD, DIY SD/HD/VOD, Music Choice (Channels 601-646), Music Choice VOD, Gospel Music Channel, SD/HD, CMT SD/HD, NESN SD/HD, Game Show Network SD/HD, NASA TV, GOL TV, Food Network SD/HD/VOD. 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: ESPN Deportes HD to be added June 28, 2012; MLB Strike Zone to be added; TWC Extra Sports overflow channels to be added; ESPN 3D SVOD to be added to channel 1507; RT TV (Russia Today) Spanish language version to be added to channel 196; TV Japan HD, Mediaset Italia and Neo Cricket to be added; Sabres Channel to be dropped May 23, 2012; Filipino on Demand to be added to channel 927; HIS SVOD to be added June 6, 2012 . The new services listed

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1978 FIAT Spider Convertible, classic, running condition, garage stored. Asking $6,000 will accept offers. 518-668-2638 1999 FORD Hi-Top Custom Van 124,000 miles. A/C, TV/VCR, AM/ FM/Cassette, 4 captains chairs. Runs good, good condition. Asking $3500 OBO. Call 518-7444360 (Warrensburg). 2000 DODGE Neon 518-894-4494 $2,400 OBO

above cannot be accessed on CableCard-equipped 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: CMT, Gospel Music Channel. 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. T T- 4 / 2 1 / 1 2 - 1 T C 33932 ----------------------------NOTICE OF COMPLETION OF TANTATIVE ASSESSMENT ROLL Notice is hereby given that the Assessors of the Town of North Hudson, County of Essex, have completed the Tentative Assessment Roll for

2007 DODGE Grand Caravan, Wheelchair accessible by VMI, driver transfers to drivers seat, tie downs for two wheelchairs in back, tie downs for one wheelchair in front passenger position available when passenger seat is removed, automatic everything, air, air bags all around including sides, enhanced stereo, Ultimate Red Crystal in color, no scratches/dents or other damage, has always been kept in an attached garage, seats have always been covered, never been smoked in, 5,040 miles, VIN 2D8GP44LX7R256881, original price $52,000, asking $30,000 or make an offer, call Jerry in Tupper Lake at 518-359-8538

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the current year and that a copy has been left ith the Town Clerk at the Town Call, where it may be seen and examined by any interested person until the fourth Tuesday in May . The Assessors will be in attendance with the Tentative Assessment Roll as Follows: 1st Day Date May 8th ; hours 4 PM to 8 PM 2nd Day- Date May 10th; hours 4 PM to 8 PM 3rd Day Date May 15th; hours 4 PM to 8 PM 4th Day Date May 19th; hours 4 PM to 8 PM The Board of Assessment Review will meet on May 22nd between the hours of 4 PM and * PM in said town , to hear and examine all complaints in relation to assessments, on the written application of any person believing him/herself to be aggrieved. A publication on what to do if you disagree with your assessment is available from the Office of the Assessor. Michael Marsden John Gokey John Wilson Assessors TT-4/21/12-1Tc-33942 ----------------------------Looking for a new game? Get in the Classified Game and Score! Call 1-800-989-4237.

1964 FORD 4000 4cyl., gas. Industrial loader & Industrial Front End, 12 spd. German Transmission, pie weights. $4850. 518-962-2376

HEAVY EQUIPMENT 1986 CHEVROLET C30 1 Ton Dump Truck. 69,000 miles. $2800 OBO. 518-532-9894.

MOTORCYCLES WANTED JAPANESE MOTORCYCLE KAWASAKI 19671980 Z1-900, KZ900, KZ1000, ZIR, KZ1000MKII, W1-650, H1500, H2-750, S1-250, S2-350, S3400 Suzuki GS400, GT380, CB750 CASH PAID. FREE NATIONAL PICKUP. 1-800-772-1142, 1-310721-0726 usa@classicrunners.com

RECREATIONAL VEHICLES 1971 SOUTHWIND Motor Home 27', sleeps , self contained generator, air condition, micro oven, everything works. Firm $3500. 518494-3215.

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BOATS 14’ ADIRONDACK Guide Boat complete w/trailer, oars, cover & cherry caned seats. Never been used. $5500 firm. 518-642-9576. 1985 27’ SeaRay Cuddy Cabin stored marina, excellent condition. See Try Bolton Landing. No trailer. $6000 OBO. 518-222-9837. 1985 ARROW Glass Carisma 160, 16' with outboard motor and trailer, Garage stored. Asking $1200. 518-9622045 or 845-773-9230

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New York 12883. The required project substantial completion date is ninety (90) calendar days after the date of Notice to Proceed and as further defined in the Agreement. Bidding and contract documents may be examined free of charge at the office of the Engineer. A complete set of the contract documents may be obtained from the Office of the Engineer: Architecture, Engineering, and Land Surveying Northeast, PLLC (AES Northeast), 10-12 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh, New York 12901, (518-5611598). Only electronic contract documents are available for this project. They are available on compact disc (CD) only and may be obtained for a non-refundable processing fee of $25.00 per CD. The Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations: Architecture, Engineering, and Land Surveying Northeast, PLLC AES Northeast, PLLC) 10-12 City Hall Place Plattsburgh, New York 12901 info@aesnortheast.co m (518) 561-1598 Town of Ticonderoga Town Clerks Office 132 Montcalm Street

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