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By Fred Herbst fred@denpubs.com TICONDEROGA — Fort Ticonderoga will offer new exhibits and programs this season. The fort, site of America’s first victory in the Revolutionary War, opened for its 103rd season May 18. “We are so incredibly excited about the 2012 season and have so many wonderful opportunities for our visitors this year,” said Beth Hill, Fort Ticonderoga executive director. “We expect great success this season for the fort and our community.” A year ago the fort attracted more than 70,000 visitors. Highlighting the opening weekend will be “No Quarter,” a recreation of the capture of Fort Ticonderoga on May 10, 1775 — “America’s First Victory.” Visitors will explore the story from the perspectives of both the British garrison and the Green Mountain Boys and come face-to-face with the historical characters including Ethan Allen, Benedict Arnold, and Captain Noah Phelps, Connecticut Militia Captain and patriot spy. CONTINUED ON PAGE 10

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Ti animal law to be enforced; dog feces a problem By Fred Herbst fred@denpubs.com TICONDEROGA — Ticonderoga stinks! Literally. “I’m sick and tired of dog poop all over the town,” Supervisor Deb Malaney said. “We have a pooper scooper law and will enforce it.” Spring weather has encouraged many Ticonderoga residents, like Malaney, to begin walking. They’ve found dog feces throughout the community. “It’s a poor reflection on a community to have feces on sidewalks and in public areas,” Malaney said. “People need to be responsible pet owners. Nobody wants to deal with another person’s pet poop.” Malaney pointed out the town has placed containers in public parks with plastic bags for the convenience of pet owners. They can use the bags to collect pet feces and then place it in a trash can. “All they have to do is pick it (feces) up,” Malaney said. “We provide the bags and take away the trash. “Most people are responsible pet owners,” she added, “but others, apparently, need to be reminded about our law.” Section 8 of Ticonderoga's animal control law requires “any

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Ti students place at FBLA conference TICONDEROGA — The Future Business Leaders of America chapter of Ticonderoga High School attended the annual Spring Conference at the Lake George Forum recently. The conference is a competition among the school chapters in the region. The event is intended to prepare chapters for the FBLA State Leadership Conference in April, which will be held in Rochester. Ticonderoga had 12 members participate in this year's event in Lake George with eight members placing. Lexi Moore placed fourth in introduction to business. Ashley Costello placed first in personal finance. Joe Gonyeau placed third in personal finance. Steven Bussey placed fourth in public speaking and third in accounting 2. Karney Manning placed fourth in impromptu speaking. Adam Geiser placed fifth in job interview. Jordan Woods placed second in accounting 2. Anita Zhang placed second in business communications. Other members attending the conference were Zeshan Afzal, Shane Swinton, Cody Henthorn and Megan Campney. Other schools competing included Queens-

The Future Business Leaders of America chapter of Ticonderoga High School attended the annual Spring Conference at the Lake George Forum recently. bury, Greenwich, Schuylerville, Lake George, Saranac Lake, Plattsburgh, Westport and Se-

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Kiwanis Club of Ticonderoga awarded grant TICONDEROGA — The Kiwanis Club of Ticonderoga was recently awarded a $1,000 grant from the Stewarts Holiday Match Program. The Holiday Match is the program where Stewart’s collects and matches customer donations in all of their shops from Thanksgiving until Christmas. This year they raised another record amount due to their customers’ generosity. The grant to Kiwanis will be used to pur-

chase and install additional enhancements to the local playgrounds in the Ticonderoga area. This year, Kiwanis will be adding new equipment to the playground at Ticonderoga’s Bicentennial Park. Kiwanis is a volunteer organization that supports a variety of community initiatives with it’s number one priority being young children. Through the Major Emphasis program, Kiwanis has established, maintained,

and improved the community playground in Bicentennial Park. Kiwanis also provided support for the new playground at Ticonderoga’s Elementary-Middle School as well as for the playground in the Hague Town Park. Kiwanis also holds an annual Easter Egg Hunt for younger children and sponsors a Little League team. For many years, Kiwanis of Ticonderoga has organized and run a benefit golf tournament with the proceeds going to the Kiwanis Scholarship Fund which awards four scholarships each year to graduating Seniors from Ticonderoga and Crown Point. In recent years, Kiwanis has organ-

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undreds of children are playing Little League baseball this spring in our region. It’s a tradition that goes back decades. Hopefully, it continues for years to come. Little League baseball in our North Country communities teaches boys and girls the fundamentals of a great game — and much more. They’re learning teamwork, discipline, work habits, sportsmanship and respect. Most importantly, they’re having fun. Little League is a success. Plattsburgh just started its 55th season of Little League baseball. Ticonderoga is in its 61st season. The program is stronger today than ever. Baseball is a wonderful game, but the success of Little League is the result of the volunteers who make it happen — coaches, managers, league administrators and parents. These adults devote untold hours to make the program worthwhile for children. They should be lauded. Youth baseball has a long history in the United States. As early as the 1880s, leagues were formed for pre-teen children in New York, but they were affiliated with adult club teams and did not flourish. Children often played pickup baseball in streets or sandlots instead. In the 1920s, the American Legion formed a baseball program for teenage boys that still exists today. American schools also started baseball programs, but there was still a void for pre-teen boys who wanted to play in organized games. In 1938, Carl Stotz had the idea for an organized youth baseball league in his hometown of Williamsport, Pa. Stotz gathered several neighborhood children and experimented with different types of equipment and different field dimensions that summer. The program did not have a name and no organized games were played. In 1939, Stotz took the experiment a step further, enlisting the help of brothers George and Bert Bebble. They became the managers of the first three teams — Lycoming Dairy, Lundy Lumber and Jumbo Pretzel. Stotz also came up with a name — Little League. His idea was to provide baseball for the boys as a way to teach them the ideals of sportsmanship, fair play and teamwork. On June 6, 1939, in the first Little League game ever played, Lundy Lumber defeated Lycoming Dairy, 23-8. Little League baseball has become the world’s largest organized youth sports program. In the space of just six decades, Little League grew from three teams to nearly 200,000 teams, in all 50 U.S. states and more than 80 countries. And the basic goal remains the same as it did in 1939, to give the children a game that provides fundamental principles — sportsmanship, fair play and teamwork — they can use later in life to become good citizens.

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peared in both houses with co-sponreceive a lot of emails from sorship. North Country readers and According to the a nationwide poll even a few from folks around on term limits conducted by Public the country who find the column onOpinion Dynamics in September line. They respond to my editorials 2010, term limits have wide bipartiwith their own thoughts and opinsan support. ions. Most are worried about and The poll showed that 78 percent of frustrated with the direction of our Americans support congressional government and the self-serving attiterm limits, including 74 percent of tude of many of our elected officials. independents. Some of them wonder what we can Dan Alexander Major votes on state legislative do to change the direction of the Thoughts from term limits have been held in Calicountry. Behind the Pressline fornia, Maine and South Dakota over They wonder how we can rid ourthe last few years and voters have selves of the special interests and overwhelmingly supported term limit laws. lobbyists who have such influence over those we To become part of the constitution, a term limits send to govern. amendment needs a two-thirds majority vote in the How can we return control to the people? both the House and the Senate and subsequent ratiWell, here is something we can do in this election fication by 38 state legislatures. cycle: ask those running for congressional offices to Speaking of reader feedback, I received an email go on the record in support of a constitutional from Bob Klima, a senior citizen, who shared the folamendment mandating term limits. lowing thoughts on the cultural changes that have If they are genuinely interested in changing taken place in the United States. Washington, D.C., they should have not hesitate to “Senior citizens are constantly being criticized for pledge their support. every  conceivable deficiency of  the modern world, Until we return to citizen legislators, we will real or imaginary,” Klima wrote. have a government controlled by career politicians. “We take  responsibility for all we have done and Career politicians were responsible for voting do not blame  others. However,  upon reflection, we themselves raises, health and retirement benefits would like to point out that it was not the senior citand other perks fair above those afforded the averizens who took the  melody  out of music, age citizen. the pride out of appearance, the courtesy out of drivDespite the fact that 23 states have passed legising, the  romance  out of love, the  commitment  out lation calling for term limits, the Supreme Court of  marriage, the  responsibility  out of  parenthood, ruled in 1995 that state-enacted term limits on the togetherness out of the  family, the learning out those representing their state in Washington were of education, the service out of patriotism, the Goldunconstitutional. en Rule from rulers, the nativity scene out of cities, An organization called U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the civility out of behavior, the refinement out of lanis leading the national movement to limit terms for guage, the  dedication  out of employment, the  pruelected officials. dence out of spending, the ambition out of achieveThe U.S. Term Limits Amendment Pledge has ment, or God out of government and school. been provided to every announced candidate for “We certainly are not the ones who eliminated pafederal office. It reads: “I pledge that as a member tience and tolerance from personal relationships and of Congress I will cosponsor and vote for the U.S. interactions with others. Term Limits Amendment of three (3) House terms “We do understand the meaning of patriotism, and and two (2) Senate terms and no longer limit.” remember  those who have fought and died for A written copy of the pledge for candidates to our country.” sign can be found at ustermlimitsamendment.org. Thank you, Bob, and all who have shared their The U.S. Term Limits Constitutional Amendment thoughts and concerns. has been introduced in both the U.S. Senate by Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) and the House of Representatives by Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ). Dan Alexander is publisher and CEO of Denton PubThis session of Congress marks the first time in lications. He may be reached at dan@denpubs.com nearly 20 years that a serious term-limit bill has ap-

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Clean up help appreciated To the Times of Ti:

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This letter is to say thank you to everyone who joined in and helped to spruce up our town. Thanks to Rick Merrill and all of the Ticonderoga High School students and teachers who cleaned up many bags of roadside trash for Earth Day. Thanks to Mike Moser and the Boy Scouts along with Joyce and Gerry Cooper who landscaped around the new emergency squad building and grounds in advance of their grand opening. Thanks to Sharon Reynolds and the United Way volunteers who cleaned up along the LaChute trail. Thanks to Bob Dedrick, Leslie Midgley, Ed Nolan and Dave Iuliano who repaired the lattice work on the gazebo in Bicentennial Park. Thanks to Pat and Anna Carney who cleaned up and removed weeds near the old Rite Aid building. Thanks to Doug Cossey, Joyce and Gerry Cooper, and Karla Vigloitti and her little helpers who weeded, pruned, and mulched at the Black Watch Library and the landscaped median across Carnegie Place from the library. Thanks to Good Point Recycling from Middlebury, Vt., who provided free recycling of old electronic equipment for folks that wanted to dispose of their old TVs, stereos and computers in an environmentally safe way. Thanks to Mark Moss, Mike Moser and the Boy Scouts who washed windows along Montcalm Street. Thanks to Norm Swift for the loan of his window washing equipment. Lastly, but most certainly not least, many thanks to the Knights of Columbus for serving lunch to the tired and hungry volunteers. John Bartlett Ticonderoga Montcalm St. Partnership

Trouble in Crown Point To the Times of Ti: The “Kosmider Krowd” is still on the hunt for any dirt or miss-step by the Crown Point town board. Like little Alinskyites, gathered in smoke filled basements plotting to “crush the opposition,” like Chicago “lite” community organizers/agitators, stirring the pot; they’ve become the ants at the picnic, gnats at sundown, yapping little ankle-biters, children not having their way, having a temper tantrum: to wit—a proctological nuisance! These brats, during the previous supervisor ’s stint in office, never offered advice or questioned Ms. Kosmider ’s authority, nor made veiled threats. Oh no, their silence was deafening. However, now they’ve found their voices and are interested in every burp or hiccup, every bit of minutiae that transpires at the monthly meetings. Why are they holding this town board to such a high standard but kept silent while the previous one floundered? Constructive criticism is welcomed and considered at every meeting; however the “Kosmider Krowd” is into destructive criticism in an attempt to undermine this board. This kind of bad behavior is why good people shy away from running for office. Who needs that nonsense? Just recall the words of Edmond Burke: “Evil men flourish when good men do nothing.” So may I give some words of encouragement to all the members of the town board, who are not perfect but striving to do their best…Illegitimi non Carborundum Mary Capek Crown Point

The Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce would like to acknowledge the efforts of all the volunteers who picked up trash around town on May 12 for the Schroon Lake Spruce Up Day. The Lion’s Club, Teachers Association and the Schroon Lake B&B cleaned their respective Adopt-A-Highway sections. The Bay Road neighbors and the Troutbrook Road neighbors banded together and cleaned their streets as well. The Community Garden held a successful plant sale with the support of the Green Thumb Nursery in Fort Ann who supplied the plants. Several gardeners also weeded and prepared beds for planting. The weather was in our favor and we want to extend our heartfelt thanks to all of our volunteers. Sharon Piper Schroon Lake

Save Horace Nye To the Times of Ti: We are the parents of a Resident at the Horace Nye Nursing Home. The home has been a god send for us as it’s given us easy access to our daughter. She has been a Residents for 2 and a half years, before that for a year she lived at CVPH and Elizabethtown Community Hospital. Our daughter is a diabetic, she has been since she was 9 years old and she is now 50 years old. She has had many complications in her life due to her diabetes. She has eye problems, has lost both legs and is on dialysis. She has a son and was a stay at home mom. She lived alone until her kidneys started failing and had to go on dialysis. She became a patient of both hospitals after having an allergic reaction to a procedure to put a shunt in her arm for dialysis. She ended up with strokes and a heart attack, she was put on life support. After months in CVPH she was moved to Elizabethtown Community Hospital. The staff there are fabulous, they were very instrumental in bringing her to the point of being eligible to be a nursing home resident. She has come so far Since being in Horace Nye. The staff has helped to bring her to this point in her life where she can go around the nursing home and it has become her home. She knows everyone, staff and residents, they all know and love her. If not for Horace Nye and all the loving, support and caring they have giving and shown to her she would not have come so far in her recovery as she has. When I say staff it includes the whole building: Aides, Nurses, Cleaners, Kitchen, Laundry, Maintenance, Office and Dr. Moisan. We have some questions for you Supervisors that are in favor of selling Horace Nye and for Mr. Palmer that supports the sale also: what will happen to her and where will she go if she is not able to stay at Horace Nye? How many beds will they have for people like her? Will they take dialysis patients? Will they take people in her condition? If she gets really sick and needs to be hospitalized will her bed be saved for her, will she be able to return? She is in the safest most loving family home outside of her own family where she can possibly be taken care of 24 hours a day. Please reconsider your selling of our daughters home. Please let the people in our County decide this decision, give them a chance for their voices to be heard on what should become of this precious place these people call home.

Bullying a problem

Richard and Eleanor Sherman Mineville

To the Times of Ti: I wanted to take some time to inform you about two subjects I think something must be done about — bullying and cyber-bullying. Recently the issue of cyber-bullying was expressed through a movie called Cyber Bully which was thought would make bullies realize how bad they hurt other people. I want to inform you that it has not made bullies realize it. All my life I have been a victim of bullying. Now is the time for it to stop because it is terrible. I get bullied everyday either on Facebook or in school and it is usually both. I wanted to write to you and ask you if you would take the time to address this issue and hopefully changes can be made. The school and the state have a law about bullying and harassment . I have always been told if I am being bullied to report it to the school. When I get bullied in school nothing is done about it. I go home everyday wondering if I can survive another minute of the day. That is when it gets worse. I get home and go on Facebook and the trouble begins even more. I would like to ask if maybe you would push the issue of these subjects and if I would be able to if I could create a anti-bullying support group and a bullying prevention hotline where kids who are bullied could call and talk to someone who else who gets bullied so they know that they are not the only ones who get bullied. Also the hotline would help the victims of bullying talk to someone because they are talking to someone who knows what it feels like. Kyle McCoy Ticonderoga

Workers deserve a raise

by Joan Daby, Historian

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n December 1948 or January 1949, the following close call took place at Clonan Shaft, across from the Open Pit #21 Mine, in Mineville. There were two shafts there, one for the man cage and the other for the ore bucket. The following men were in the man cage, after the day’s work: Tom Callahan, foreman, Big George (?), Lester Daby, Bucky Hart, Albert Mayer and Warren “Bugs” Williams. As the man cage was being hoisted up, and was nearing the top, the pinion in the hoist broke and the cage started to descend rapidly. Bugs Williams told the men to “pick your feet up.” This was so that the sudden hard landing would not cause their legs and hips to be injured. The cage was narrow enough so that the men pressed their arms against the walls and lifted their feet off the floor. As the cage descended, the hoist man was pulling on the brake, a little at a time, to slow the cage up. The hoist man was successful at slowing and finally stopping the cage just before it hit the bottom. The men rushed out and, not having any other way out, they began to walk towards the Harmony Shaft hoist area, at the Don B building, about a mile away. It took them approximately 30 to 45 minutes to get there and by the time they got to this point, Tom Callahan was the only man that had a light working on his safety hat. They waited a short time for the man cage to descend to pick them up. The next day, as the men were descending into Clonan Shaft by the ore bucket, there was a sudden stop. The ice had built up over night onto an area on the sides of the shaft wall from the water leaking from the water-drilled ore. This prevented the bucket to go down any further. Suddenly, the ice gave way and the bucket started with a jerk, and one of the men said “here we go again.” But they continued down to their destination without any further mishap. By the end of the shift, the man cage had been repaired, so the men were able to ascend safely to the surface in that. Joan Daby is the retired town of Moriah historian. This story was related by her husband, Lester Daby.

Engagements

LeBlanc, Koch to wed MORIAH — Robert and Susan LeBlanc of Plattsburgh have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kasey, to Colter Koch, son of Bruce Koch of Moriah. LeBlanc graduated from Beekmantown Central School in 2000 and SUNY-Plattsburgh in Kasey LeBlanc and Colter Koch 2004 with a bachelor ’s degree in business administration and minor in accounting. She is employed at Schluter Systems L.P. in Plattsburgh. Koch graduated from Moriah Central School in 2001 and Clinton Community College in 2004 with an associate degree in criminal justice. He is employed at Fujitsu Frontech North America in Plattsburgh. An Oct. 5 wedding is planned.

To the Times of Ti: It’s about time the town of Ticonderoga is raising the trash disposal fees. Hopefully included in this increase, is a welldeserved salary increase for the wonderful and helpful workers at the landfill. Being a senior citizen and handicapped person, I would never be able to pull up and dispose of my trash without the wonderful assistance I receive from the employees at the landfill. They are a credit to the town and are absolutely precious. I would never be able to lead an independent life here in the North Country without these type of services provided by such caring individuals. They are worth far more than what I am sure they are being compensated for and I surely hope that they receive an increase also so they can make a decent living wage. If this is the first increase in 20 years for the landfill, I surely hope it hasn’t been the same for their salaries. I’m sure everyone who uses the landfill would agree with me, that the employees there show a real interest in helping the citizens (senior or otherwise) and make it a pleasure to go there. I could never thank them enough and are one of the biggest assets that the town of Ticonderoga has. I, for one, do not mind a price increase for the service that I receive. Janice Vogel Hague

Ross to marry CROWN POINT — Carl and Debra Ross of Crown Point have announced the engagement of their daughter, Marijane, to Andrew Stanley, son of Paul and Mary Stanley of Witherbee. Marijane Ross graduated from Crown Point Central School in 2007 and graduated from Plattsburgh State in 2011 Marijane Ross and with a bachelor ’s degree Andrew Stanley in childhood education. She is employed by St. Mary’s School in Ticonderoga as a pre-kindergarten teacher. Andrew Stanley graduated from Moriah School in 2006 and attended Clinton Community College. He is employed by Riznick Construction of Crown Point. The couple was engaged in August 2011. A July 28, 2012, wedding is planned in Crown Point.


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May 19, 2012

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katherine@denpubs.com TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga area will soon have a dirt track for residents to use and take off-road vehicle rider safety courses. The town planning board approved Jeremy Treadway’s plans for the dirt track at their regular meeting on May 2. The facility will be located at 1207 state Route 9N behind the Treadway Car Wash. It will be open seven days a week and will be usable by riders of all ability levels. Rider and safety courses will be offered as early as this summer and will range from beginners to advanced rider courses. Joe Vilardo, a member of the planning board, said the board approved the plans for the track after Treadway provided engineering designs that would reduce sound and dust concerns. “There will be 10-foot berms built with trees on top to reduce the noise of the track,” Vilardo said. “They have gone above and beyond what we requested.” Chairman of the Planning Board Lee Peters said the board approved the plans with a special use permit dependent on meeting the sound maintenance conditions and dust control. Peters said the track will be a benefit for the community. With a high population of all-terrain vehicle and dirt bike riders in the area, Peters said, the track will fit the needs of the riders. “I think Jeremy has done a great job setting the plans for this project that will serve the community,” Peters said. Treadway has been making arrangements for the track’s construction over the past year and has just begun putting up the fences that will surround the track. Construction will begin as soon as the ground is dry enough, he said. Treadway said he hopes the track will help stimulate local tourism and by next year he hopes to start holding competitions at the track. “There isn’t a track in a two-hour radius of here,” Treadway said. “Motocross is definitely a family sport everyone can get involved in and come for the day to ride and take the classes they need for safety.” With more people having a reason to come to Ticonderoga, Treadway said, it will benefit his business and encourage visitors to stay and contribute to area businesses.

“If people are coming here with their families to practice and compete, they are going to eat at our restaurants, shop in our stores and stay in our hotels,” Treadway said. Treadway said he hopes the track will be a benefit to area youth. The track could serve as an alternative to getting into trouble, he believes “Our facilities will be monitored at all times,” he said. “Our track will be substance free and very professional. “Right now there is nothing around for the area kids to do and this could be something good for them to get involved with and inspire them to work hard and have fun,” he said. Riders will have to bring their own motorcycles and have their bikes and equipment inspected by a Treadway or a staff member before entering the track. A rider less than 18 years old must have a parent or legal guardian with them at all times. A minor release form must be signed, completely filled out, and dated for youth to attend.

Gus the dog clearly approves of Third Assistant Chief and Safety Officer Casie Trepanier Hunsdon's new pink turnout helmet at the Chilson Volunteer Fire Department open house recently. The open house was part of the statewide program RecruitNY, in which departments around the state hold events to attract new firefighters and mission-support volunteers. Gary Wells, Mountainman Photography

Church Services

Adirondack Community Fellowship: 14 Park Ave. Tel: 518-636-6733. Pastor Steve Blanchard Email: PastorSteve@ AdirondackCommunityFellowship.org. www.AdirondackCommunityFellowship.org Sunday Service at 10:30 a.m. Celebrate Recovery Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in cooperation with Hague Weslyan Church. Tuesday 6 p.m. Bible Study. Quaker Worship Group: Sunday at 4 p.m. At the residence of Mary Glazer and Mark Moss, 144 Lake George Ave. Potluck to follow at approximately 5:30 p.m. at 144 Lake George Ave. Contacts: Mary Glazer and Mark Moss, 585-7865. St. Mary’s: Masses: Sat. 4:30 p.m.: Sun. 8 a.m., 11 a.m. Pastor Rev. Kevin McEwan, Deacon Elliott A. Shaw. 12 Father Joques Place 585-7144 First Baptist Church: Services: Sun. School 9:30 a.m.; Sun. Worship 10:45 a.m.; Sun. evening 6 p.m.; Wed. Prayer meeting 7 p.m. Rev. Larry Maxson. 210 The Portage 585-7107 First United Methodist Church: Sun. Services 8:30 & 10:30 a.m.; 9:30 Adult Education. Everyone Welcome! 518-585-7995. Rev. Scott Tyler. 1045 Wicker St. Ticonderoga Assembly of God: Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Sunday Worship 10:45 a.m. (Children’s Church Provided) Wednesday Bible Study at 6:30 p.m. Thursday Prayer Meeting 6:30 p.m.. Pastor Sheridan Race, 32 Water Street. 585-3554. The Episcopal Church of the Cross: Sunday Eucharist, Church Service 9 a.m., Sunday School 8:45 a.m. The Rev. Marjorie J. Floor Priest-InCharge. Champlain Ave. 585-4032 Cornerstone Alliance Church: Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday B.A.S.I.C. youth group 6-8 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7 p.m. 178 Montcalm Street. Everyone is Welcomed! Contact Pastor Charlie Bolstridge.

a.m.; Thursday 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist. For information call Adirondack Missions 494-3314 Schroon Lake Community Church United Church of Christ United Methodist: Worship and Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Communion first Sunday of each month. All are welcome. 5327770 or 532-7272. Simple Truth Outreach: Saturday Night Fellowship 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Coffee House, Christian Music, Games Room. NEW LOCATION: Schroon Lake Community Church, NY 532-9092. Meet monthly beginning Saturday May 2nd. Next meeting is Saturday, Aug. 1st.

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Grace Memorial Chapel: Sunday services June 26th - September 4th. Communion services on July 24th and September 4th.

HAGUE

Parish of St. Isaac Jogues/Bl. Sacrament Roman Catholic Church: 9790 Graphite Mountain Rd. Sunday Mass at 9 a.m. thru Labor Day. 11:15 a.m. after Labor Day. Pastor Rev. John O’Kane. 518-494-5229. Hague Wesleyan Church: Starting April 22nd we will have a new service time! First service at 9 a.m., a cafe/coffee time in between, and a second service at 11 a.m. Junior Church K-7th Grade provided, as well as nursery. Senior Pastor Skip Trembley, Administrative Assistant: Melanie Houck. Small groups located in Hague, Ti, Crown Point, Port Henry & Chestertown. Call 543-4594. Celebrate Recovery 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Hague Baptist Church: New Pastor - Cory MacNeil. Sunday morning: Adult Bible Study 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Night Bible Study 6 p.m.; 543-8899

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Our Lady of Lourdes: Masses (school year): Saturday - 4:30 p.m., Sunday - 10:30 a.m., Masses (Summer): Saturday - 4:30 p.m., Sunday - 8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. Mountainside Bible Chapel: Beginning on May 6, the Worship Service will begin at 9 a.m. Sunday School for all ages will begin at 10:30 a.m. Sunday Evening Ministries, Adult Bible Study & Prayer Meeting and Youth Progams for ages 4 through senior high will continue to be held at 6 p.m. Youth programs meet during the school year only. For more information, please call 518-5327128 ext. 1. 40 Industrial Drive Mountainside is four Schroon Lake, New York miles south of Schroon Lake village Sales, Installation Service and just off exit 27. of Oil-Fired & LP Gas St. Andrews Heating Equipment Episcopal Church: Keith, Tim & Darryl Vander Wiele Sunday Eucharist 9 (518) 532-7968

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Sacred Heart Catholic Church: Masses: Sat. 7 p.m. Sun. 9:30 a.m. Rev. Kevin McEwan, Deacon Elliott A. Shaw. So. Main St. 597-3924 Crown Point Bible Church: 1800 Creek Road, 597-3318. Sunday Morning Worship 10 a.m.; Sunday Evening Youth. Discipleship Ministry and Adult Grow Groups 6 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer Meeting, 7 p. m. Pastor Doug Woods, 597-3575. Crown Point United Methodist Church: Sunday Service 9:30 a.m. Rev. Wilfred Meseck, 546-3375. First Congregational Church: Sunday Service 9:30 a.m. Reverend David Hirtle, Reverend Gregg Trask, Assoc. 597-3398. Park Place.

PORT HENRY

Mount Moriah Presbyterian Church: 19 Church Street, 546-7099. Sunday Worship, 10:30 a.m., Communion on first Sunday of each month. All are welcome. Rev. Jeffrey Walton St Patrick’s Church: Masses: Sat. 4 p.m., Sun. 8:30 a.m. Rev. Scott D. Fobare, Pastor. 12 St. Patrick’s Place. 546-7254 Lake Champlain Bible Fellowship: Adult Sunday School 9:00-10:00 a.m., Coffee fellowship 10:00-10:30 a.m.; Worship service starts at 10:30 a.m.; Nursery and 3-6 Sunday School provided during worship service; VOICE Youth Group for teens; Variety of bible studies and groups available that meet weekly. Visit our website to see what is showing6 Church St., (518) 546-4200, www.lcbible.org, Pastor Tom Smith.

MINEVILLE

The Church of All Saints: Sun. Mass 10 a.m. Rev. Scott D. Fobare, Pastor. Bartlett Pond Rd., 546-7254

Mountain Meadows Christian Assembly: office located at 59 Harmony Rd.,Mineville N.Y. 12956 518-354-2140 Pastor’s Martin & Deborah Mischenko. Bible Study Wed.@ 7:00 p.m @ office. Thurs. morning Prayer 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. @ pastors office. Firefighters for Christ prayer meeting first Tues. of month @ office, second Wed. of month @ St. John’s Church 7:00 p.m. Sunday worship services call for times and locations.

MORIAH

Moriah United Methodist Church: 639 Tarbell Hill Rd., Sunday Worship 9:00 a.m.; Fellowship coffee hour following. Sunday School offered.

PUTNAM

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

WITHERBEE

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Wicker and Montcalm streets, it is home to several exhibits highlighting community history. Moses built the house as a repository for the purpose of perpetuating “American Traditions in History and the Fine Arts,” and it served in this capacity for many years as the NYSHA “Headquarters House,” although it can no longer claim this title. The Georgian mansion is a replica of Thomas Hancock’s (uncle to John Hancock) Beacon Hill residence built in 1737 and 1741, and demolished in 1863. Moses learned the paper industry from the ground up, eventually building and purchasing mills which he consolidated into the Strathmore Paper Company. Never forgetting his rural beginnings, he began to make considerable donations to many Ticonderoga charitable and educational enterprises, including

Valley View Cemetery Chapel, Liberty Monument, Moses-Ludington Hospital, the Community Building, and the Hancock House. In building the Hancock House he achieved one of his earliest lifetime ambitions to establish a museum with a library that would make Ticonderoga a focal point for public interest in the region's fascinating and nationally significant history. The Hancock House Museum and Research Library was dedicated in 1926. The Ticonderoga Historical Society today manages this elegant structure as a regional museum and reference library. There are exhibits on all four floors of the Hancock House. The modern library houses a large collection of regional material on civic, social and economic elements and also has one of the largest collections of genealogical resource materials in the region.

TICONDEROGA — New York Heritage Weekend will be observed in Ticonderoga. The Ticonderoga Historical Society will mark the event during an open house reception Saturday, May 19, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Hancock House. Admission is free and discounts will be given on select items in the gift shop. New York Heritage Weekend is a statewide event highlighting heritage and cultural destinations throughout the state. “In our region, many of these organizations are seasonal, have not yet opened and are therefore not participants,” June Curtis, Ticonderoga Historical Society trustee, said. “The Hancock House, home of the Ticonderoga Historical Society, is open all year long and therefore is uniquely positioned to participate just as it has since the inaugural year in 2010. “The society has chosen to coordinate their spring open house with Heritage Weekend as a kick-off to the busy spring and summer seasons ahead,” she said. This year’s themes at the Hancock House are the Civil War Sesquicentennial, the 150th Anniversary of the War Between the States; the Battle of Plattsburgh, War of 1812; and the QuarterMillennial Celebration, Ticonderoga’s own 250th anniversary of its settlement in 1764. “One of the newest exhibits highlights the work of the early surveyors and their mapping skills,” Curtis said. Ticonderoga Arts, located downstairs in the meeting room at the Hancock House, will host a gallery preview during New Ticonderoga’s Cub Scouts from Troop 72 spent a day hiking Rogers Rock and enjoying a picnic dinner on the shores of Lake George. They were led on York Heritage Weekend. The official Ticonderoga Arts grand the hike by Boy Scouts and troop leader Mike Moser. Among the skills learned were compass skills and the scouting concept “leave no trace.” opening will be in June. “Please make the Hancock House part of your weekend activity as we welcome spring and look forward to greeting visitors, new and old alike, during the summer ahead,” Curtis said. The Hancock House, museCOMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL • POWERWASHING um and research library, is 35 Years Experience • PAINTING & WALLPAPERING open Wednesday through SatFri., May 18 - Weds. May 23, 2012 All harvesting supervised by foresters. • WINDOW & OFFICE CLEANING urday 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Advanced payment available. For further information call Battleship (PG13) Norman Swift Robin at 585-7868, email tihisTimber Harvesting • Land Clearing. 12:20PM • 3:30PM tory@verizon.net or visit on 6:55PM • 9:40PM 136 WARNER HILL RD., TICONDEROGA Facebook. Dark Shadows (PG13) The Hancock House was a Email: swiftmnt@localnet.com 29581 21188 12:15PM • 1:00PM • 2:40PM gift to The New York State His3:30PM • 5:05PM • 6:05PM torical Association from native 7:35PM • 8:30PM • 10:00PM son and philanthropist Horace BUY-SELL-TRADE Moses. The Avengers with the Classified Located at the Liberty Mon(2D Version) (PG13) Superstore ument at the intersection of 12:35PM • 3:35PM 1-800-989-4237

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May 19, 2012

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Ticonderoga from page 1 There were school programs on Friday. At 9 p.m. Saturday, May 19, a re-enactment of the attack will be held. Gates will open at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 20, the aftermath of the attack will be explored. This season Fort Ti will offer new programs, living history weekends, events, exhibits, gardens and a six-acre corn maze designed in the shape of the fort. “Visitors will immerse themselves in nearly 2,000 acres of exquisite landscape at Fort Ticonderoga and experience the story of how the blood spilled to create an empire in the French and Indian War resulted in the struggle for liberty and America’s independence a generation later,” Hill said. “Fort Ticonderoga is a family destination and a center of learning,” she added. “A visit is an interactive, multi-disciplined experience. It’s exploring the beautiful gardens, finding adventure in our events, marching with the Fife and Drum Corps and learning about a historic trade. It’s a walk through the restored fort, a stroll overlooking Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains of Vermont, and an afternoon in our exhibit galleries exploring our premier collections.” This year Fort Ticonderoga will focus on 1775. “Benedict Arnold is a hero at Fort Ticonderoga this year,” Hill said. “Visitors to Fort Ticonderoga will be immersed in the year 1775 when Benedict Arnold and Ethan Allen secured the fort and America’s first victory of the Revolution. Daily interpretive programs will engage visitors in the moment where they can learn to ply an 18th-century trade and thrill at the pageantry of arms as

Minute Men become soldiers of the newlyformed American army.” Fort Ticonderoga boasts a new exhibit, “Bullets & Blades: The Weapons of America’s Colonial Wars and Revolution,” this summer. It showcases nearly 100 weapons from Fort Ticonderoga’s collection, including many never-before-seen recent acquisitions exhibited together to illustrate the diversity of muskets, pistols, swords and related weaponry used in America and at Ticonderoga through the American Revolution. The “Art of War: Ticonderoga as Experienced through the Eyes of America's Great Artists” will continue in 2012. It exhibits 50 of the museum’s most important artworks. Fort Ticonderoga helped give birth to the Hudson River School of American Art with Thomas Cole’s pivotal 1826 work, “Gelyna” or a “View Near Ticonderoga,” the museum’s most important 19th-century masterpiece to be featured in the exhibit. Several new seminars, workshops and author series will be presented this season. The fort’s author series begins on June 3 with Eliot A. Cohen, author of “Conquered into Liberty: Two Centuries of Battles along the Great Warpath that Made the American Way of War.” New this year, Fort Ticonderoga will highlight Lake Champlain and Lake George in a “Lakes Conference” Aug. 11-12. Also new in 2012 will be “Chocolate Covered History: A Spirited Weekend of History, Chocolate and Wine and Spirits” Oct. 1213. The King’s Garden, one of North America’s oldest gardens and the largest public garden in the region, will open on June 1 and offer daily tours and garden-related pro-

grams. The formal garden — along with the Discovery Gardens, the Garrison Garden, Children’s Garden and Three Sisters Garden — offer opportunities to learn about plants and explore how agriculture on the Fort Ticonderoga peninsula has changed since French troops planted the first gardens in 1756. A new program, “Growing up with Gardening: Sow, Grow & Know!” will be offered in July and August for children ages 3 to 8. “The Heroic Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure” will continue in its second year. Visitors will find clues connected to Fort Ticonderoga’s history while they explore a six-

acre corn maze designed in the shape of Fort Ticonderoga. The corn maze opens Aug. 15. Fort Ticonderoga is open daily through Oct. 18 from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. General admission to Fort Ticonderoga, a private non-profit organization, is $17.50 for adults, $14 for people age 62 and older and $8 for children 5 to 12. Children age 4 and younger are admitted free of charge. Friends of Fort Ticonderoga and Ticonderoga Resident Ambassador Pass holders are also admitted free. For more information go online at www.fort-ticonderoga.org or call 585-2821.

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Ti chamber plans annual dinner June 15 at Silver Bay By Fred Herbst fred@denpubs.com TICONDEROGA — “A Royal Affair” is coming. That’s the theme of the 10th annual Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce fund raising dinner and auction that will be held Friday, June 15, at the Silver Bay YMCA’s Gullen Lounge. “Last year was a great success,” said Matthew Courtright, chamber executive director. “Our members, area businesses and community members have been a wonderful support every year of the chamber ’s annual fundraiser and it is greatly appreciated. We encourage sponsorship for the 2012 annual fundraiser.” “A Royal Affair” will begin with appetizers at 6 p.m. followed by a buffet dinner at 7 p.m., a silent auction, a limited live auction, music and dancing. Tickets are $42 a person. The tickets include appetizers, dinner, desserts, beer, wine, soft drinks and gratuity.

The menu includes fresh garden salad, ciabatta bread with a red pepper flake infused olive oil for dipping, baby carrots, twice baked potatoes, chicken, pasta filled with mushrooms and topped with a Mediterranean pesto, roasted beef shank and an assortment of desserts. Coffee and tea will be available. Early reservations are suggested since space is limited. Reservations can be made by contacting the chamber at 585-6619 or chamberinfo@ticonderogany.com. Assisting in this years event as the auctioneers for the evening will be Bruce Zeman and his dog Hobbes from “The Wake Up Crew with Bruce & Hobbes,” which is a morning talk show on 92.1 WVTK radio. “We are thrilled to have Bruce and Hobbes join us for this event,” Courtright said. “We are excited for them to be this year ’s auctioneers. This will certainly be the first time to have morning radio show hosts and a dog as our auctioneers. “The goal for this year is to have our annu-

Hague from page 1 Marine veteran, and Thomas James, a Vietnam Air Force veteran. “This year we are honored to have two military veterans as guest speakers,” said Madeline Pelkey. “They will share with us their views on the true meaning of Memorial Day based upon their own experiences. The dedication will be complete with drum rolls, musket salutes, Taps and the roar of the canon as it fires out over the lake. This, you won’t want to miss. “It’s very emotional,” Pelkey said. “There’s not a dry eye in the place; it’s beautiful.” The observance is sponsored by the Hague Senior Citizens Club. Pelkey is chairwoman of the organizing committee. The Memorial Day service will be at 3:30 p.m. and will cap a day of activities at the town beach on Lake George. Throughout the day FunFest will be held in the town park. It’ll begin at 10 a.m. with a dog show under the direction of Linda Benway and Leslie Midgley. Registration for the dog show will begin at 9 a.m. It will include pets for adoption from the Westport SPCA and Ticonderoga’s Angel Connection. For

al fundraiser dinner and auction be the TACC premier fundraising event supporting the ongoing efforts of the chamber,” Courtright said. “Continued dedication and support enables us to serve, market and promote the Ticonderoga area including Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Hague, Moriah, and Putnam as well as surrounding areas. “In addition we are able to plan and host free community events, events that draw area visitors, assist area organizations with their events and projects, provide small business support and resources, business referrals, answer many community and visitor questions and requests, send visitor area information packets upon request, keep an online calendar of events, as well as an array of benefits for our members and more.” The chamber is seeking sponsors for the annual event. There are several levels of support — Diamond at $750, Platinum at $500, Gold at $250, Silver at $125 and Bronze for contributions less than $125. All donations must be received by June 1.

information call Midgley at 585-6666. Magic Patti will perform at 10:45 a.m.; Eat, Sleep & Funk Jazz will be in concert at 11:45 a.m. and the Cambridge Band will play at 12:30 p.m. Also taking part will be Nancy Carlson of All About Critters in Ticonderoga. She’ll present “Unwanted Pets.” Throughout the day there will be WOKO radio personality Steve Pelkey, craft demonstrations, a white elephant sale, demonstrations by the Champlain Valley K-9 Search & Rescue Team, an exhibit by Up Yonda Farm, food concessions and children’s games and face painting. The “Memorial Game” will be played all day to raise money in support of the annual observance. The traditional Memorial Day parade will begin at 2 p.m. at the Hague Community Center on Route 8. It will proceed to the town park. The parade theme is “God Bless America.” Bertha Dunsmore will be parade grand marshal. “Bertha does so much behind the scenes in Hague,” Pelkey said. “She’s been very involved in the community over the years. Everyone knows Bertha, but not everyone knows all that she does. We’re thrilled to honor her.” The parade will feature more than 100 units with six bands, floats, clowns, classic cars and more.

Sponsor donations can be mailed or dropped off to the chamber office during normal business hours. Arrangements can also be made to have contributions picked up. All sponsors will receive recognition for their contribution, support, and dedication during the evening in a variety of ways as well as through press releases, a full page ad in the Times of Ti after the event and additional promotion in our chamber communications throughout the year. Courtright promised “A Royal Affair” will be an enjoyable experience. “Enjoy the evening overlooking majestic Lake George from the covered porch and Victorian lounge while you browse the many silent and live auction items,” he said. “Party Productions USA will provide ambiance during the dinner hour which will be followed by dancing. “The chamber proudly serves the businesses of the area, but is also just as proud to continue to work to better the community and area as a whole,” Courtright said.

“The first 22 units will all be military-veteran related,” Pelkey said. “There will no doubt this is a Memorial Day parade.” A highlight of the parade will be the participation of the Battenkill Joey Clowns. The 20-member clowning troupe is comprised of people with developmental disabilities and staff at Battenkill Community Service. “I’m really excited to have them,” Pelkey said of the Joeys. “It’s an activity that has changed the lives of the people who take part. It’s inspiring.” Pelkey acknowledged the financial support of the community for the annual Memorial Day celebration and observance. “We thank all who have contributed to our efforts,” she said. “Truly your support is a welcome addition to our budget which we tightly control. You do make a difference.” People wishing to donate toward the event can make checks payable to Hague Senior Citizens Club Parade Account and mail them to the Hague Community Center, PO Box 509, Hague 12836. Joining Pelkey on the Memorial Day committee are Mike and Maureen Cherubini, Emily Cobb, Pat Hintze, Joan Steitz, Ray Snyder, Jon and Jan Hanna, Gladys Graser, Diane Faranick and Bertha Dunsmore.

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fred@denpubs.com CROWN POINT — The assessment battle in Crown Point did not end when a new town administration took office earlier this year. The latest move in the on-going fight is a lawsuit filed by two members of the Crown Point Board of Assessment Review whose appointments were rescinded after the new town board took office in January. The suit, filed in State Supreme Court of Essex County, asks that Glenn Russell and Ronald Clarke be restored to the board of assessment review and that the appointments of two new members who took their places be nullified. A Board of Assessment Review hears cases in which property owners dispute their tax assessments. The BAR has the authority to change an assessment in response to such challenges. It meets once a year on Grievance Day, this year on May 23. Russell and Clarke were appointed to the review panel Dec. 8, 2011, by a 3-2 vote. Voting for them were Supervisor Bethany Kosmider and trustees Yvonne DuShane and Bob Patnode. Opposing them were trustees

Tom Walters and Charlie Mazurowski. After Kosmider and DuShane left office, the new board that now includes Supervisor Charles Harrington and trustee Tara Peters rescinded those appointments Jan. 5 and named Joseph Duval and Douglas Woods to the board of assessment review. The vote was 4-1 with Harrington, Peters, Walters and Mazurowski voting yes. Patnode was opposed. Ticonderoga attorney Dominick Viscardi, representing Russell and Clarke, said the Jan. 5 action is illegal. “The members of a board of assessment review can only be removed for cause — and then only after a hearing,” Viscardi, a former state supreme court judge, said. “When the new board rescinded these appointments at their organizational meeting Jan. 5 they didn’t follow the law. They had no cause; they held no hearing.” Crown Point Supervisor Harrington did not return calls seeking comment on the suit. After getting legal advice, Viscardi said, the town board realized it had made a mistake. So, Feb. 9 the town board rescinded its Jan. 5 action. It then voted to remove Russell and Clarke from the review board because they had not taken the oath of office within 30 days of their appointment. That action is also illegal, Viscardi contends. First, the town board moved against

Russell and Clarke on Jan. 5, 28 days after they were appointed. Second, board of assessment review members routinely take their oaths on Grievance Day. Viscardi has filed an affidavit from current Crown Point Board of Assessment Review member Fred French, who said in his 25 years on that board he has always taken his oath of office only on Grievance Day. Viscardi also said he could find no evidence of any review board oaths ever being administered in Crown Point. To make certain his clients were properly sworn in Viscardi had them take the oath of office from Essex County Clerk Joe Provoncha Feb. 21. However, Viscardi said, Crown Point Clerk Linda Woods has refused to accept the oaths administered by Provoncha. Linda Woods is named in the lawsuit along with the town board. “I really think they (Crown Point town board members) did this just to show the Kosmider administration that they’re in control now,” Viscardi said. “It’s a game of ‘I’ve got ya’.” Harrington and Peters were elected last fall following a bitter fight over assessment practices that divided the community. Kosmider, DuShane and trustee Bob Patnode voted last year to eliminate the town’s elected three assessors in favor of an appointed sole assessor. The vote was 3-2 with

trustees Tom Walters and Charlie Mazurowski in opposition. That sparked controversy in the town with incumbent assessors Carl Ross, Stephen MacKay and Glenn Porter promising to drive Kosmider, DuShane and Patnode from office. They succeeded in replacing Kosmider with Harrington and DuShane with Peters. Patnode was not up for re-election. “The members of the board of assessment review really have very little authority,” Viscardi said. “They meet once a year to hear assessment grievances, that’s it. There’s no political benefit to having control of the board of assessment review. “They (town board members) are still upset with Bethany Kosmider and are taking it out on my clients,” Viscardi said. “They don’t want to believe that anything Bethany did was right.” Viscardi cites several state laws he believes the Crown Point town board violated and lists court cases in support of his clients. “I don’t think anything in this is difficult to understand,” the attorney said. “They are violating the powers entrusted to them.” With Grievance Day approaching May 23, who will sit on Crown Point’s Board of Assessment Review this year? “That’s a good question,” Viscardi said. “I can tell you my guys (Russell and Clarke) are valid members of that board.”

Sunrise service slated on Lake Champlain Bridge May 20 in Crown Point CROWN POINT — Churches from both sides of the the new Lake Champlain Bridge in Crown Point hold a sunrise church service Sunday, May 20, at 6 a.m. Church members will meet on their perspective sides and begin the walk to the center of the new span that links Crown Point and Chimney Point, Vt. “It is a fitting tribute to recall that it was the faith commu-

nity that initially came together on Oct. 25, 2009,” said Pastor David Hirtle of the First Congregational Church in Crown Point. “On that day, on both sides of the old bridge, met at 3 p.m. to ask God to sustain our two communities as well as to mitigate the pain and loss caused by the sudden closure of this integral link between our communities/states.” As the two groups meet at the top of the Bridge on Sunday, May 20t, they will join together for a time of celebration and worship. “This special service will not only observe the deep roots

Crown Point from page 1 The theme for this year’s celebration and observance is “Memories.” “Every year as we begin to consider themes for our event we instinctively go to remembering,” said Jodi Gibbs of the Crown Point Memorial Day committee. “Remember and honor those who have served and are serving our wonderful nation. “At the same time we recognize that participants in our parade always request a theme, so we try to keep with tradition while slightly altering the terminology,” she continued. “This year our committee decided to use ‘Memories’ to encompass what each of us holds dear — whether you are remembering a lost love one, the original Lake Champlain Bridge or a family member that isn’t able to be home this year to celebrate with you.” The 2012 Crown Point Memorial Day celebration and observance will begin on Sunday with an ecumenical church service at 11 a.m. in Veterans Park. At noon the park will open with amusement rides, food, STORAGE UNITS & OUTSIDE vendors and games. STORAGE AVAILABLE! The North Country Travelers will perform in the park at 518-597-9555 5 p.m. 8 Sharon Park Road (Off Main Street) Fireworks will conclude the 37733 day at the park at 9 p.m. Monday’s activities will begin with Crown Point’s traditional cemetery tour. The tour will begin at Sacred Heart Cemetery at 9 a.m., followed Thank you to Dave Hobbs and the Crown Point by the Congregational Church Ambulance Crew, also the two police officers who at 9:15, the Ironville Cemetery at 9:45, the White Church were first to respond. To the Ticonderoga Emergency Cemetery at 10:15, Fairview Department, James the PA, The Lamoille Ambulance Cemetery at 10:45, the Putnam Crew, especially Jason. Gary Varmette for the tarp, Creek Bridge at 11 a.m., Alice Hobbs & Tom Valenti for their special care and Forestdale Cemetery at 11:30 help. Jackie Popp & Jaris French for the special music. a.m. and the Veterans MonuSteven Woods for the D.O.T. truck tribute. ment in the town park at noon. Jean Allen, Donna Fleming & Nancy May for their At noon the park will again work on the reception. Thanks to all who donated open with amusement rides, food and drinks. To Deanna Joiner for all the supplies food, vendors and games. you gave and Ray for the DVDs. Crown Point’s annual Memorial Day parade will begin To Laura for staying by my side. To Dale for all the at 2 p.m. at Ferry Road and trips to Burlington to bring Newman and Betty. proceed north on Main Street, To Lori and all our family & friends for all your ending at Veterans Park. support and cards of caring. Following the parade Penelope the Clown will appear in All the out pouring to Allan the park. has touched us all deeply. Loose Connections will perform in the park at 4 p.m.

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The community garage sale will also continue Memorial Day. “Most of the weekend’s events will be free to the public,” Davis said. “The chamber is accepting donations to help offset the cost of producing the event. Anyone wishing to make a donation or sponsor an event can contact the chamber at 532-7675 or visit ‘Schroon Lake Opening Weekend’ on www.ChipIn.com.”

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Port Henry firefighters honored 138th annual banquet held By Fred Herbst fred@denpubs.com PORT HENRY — The Port Henry Fire Department honored a member for heroism during its 138th annual banquet recently. Dain Venne received the Firefighter Commendation Medal

Port Henry firefighter Dain Venne received the Firefighter Commendation Medal for his life saving actions while rescuing several stranded victims during Tropical Storm Lee last August. Venne is currently serving in the Army National Guard based in Afghanistan. His father, Brian Venne, right, accepted the award on his behalf from Chief Jim Hughes.

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Essex County honors fire chiefs Moriah, Mineville chiefs cited By Keith Lobdell keith@denpubs.com MORIAH — Two local fire chiefs were honored for their service by the Essex County Department of Emergency Services May 7. During the monthly board meeting of the county board of supervisors, Emergency Services Director Don Jaquish, along with Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafava, presented resolutions of appreciation to Moriah Fire Department Chief Ralph Jaquish and Mineville/Witherbee Fire Department Chief Paul Tromblee. Both have announced that they are retiring from service. Jaquish had been the fire chief in Moriah for the past 53 years and is believed to be the longest continually serving fire chief in the state of New York. “Ralph has been a good personal friend of mine and has even served on the town board,” Scozzafava said. “We appreciate all that you have done for our community.” Tromblee had served as the chief for Mineville/Witherbee for the past 17 years. “We congratulate you on your retirement and enjoy yourself,” Scozzafava said. Tromblee’s wife, Nancy, has served as a fire commissioner for 25 years.” Scozzafava also said that he is proud of the way the three local departments — Moriah, Mineville/Witherbee and Port Henry — work together. “We are fortunate to have three fire departments,” Scozzafava said. “Our community should be very thankful that we have these three departments that all work well together for the community.” Tromblee took a moment to thank the board of supervisors for its work to improve the communications systems in the county. “You are recognizing us today, but I thank you, the board of supervisors, for making the decision to improve the radio system in Essex County,” Tromblee said. “We are nothing unless we have a good radio system, and I thank you for making that hard decision because I know that it was an issue. Thank you for helping us.”

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PORT HENRY — “Treasures on Church Street,” a sale of household goods, small appliances, Christmas decorations and more will take place Saturday, June 9, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sherman Free Library, Port Henry. All proceeds will benefit the library.

TICONDEROGA — Ticonderoga Elks Lodge #1494 will hold its annual Memorial Day weekend Drive Thru Chicken BBQ at the lodge on Saturday, May 26. Take-outs consisting of a half chicken breast, baked potato and slaw will be served from 11:30 until sold out. A $10 donation for each dinner is appreciated.

TICONDEROGA — Registrations are being accepted for kindergarten at St. Mary's School for fall 2012. People are invited to tour the school, meet the teachers, and ask questions about what St. Mary's School has to offer. They can call 585-7433 or email sschoo3@nycap.rr.com for further information. St. Mary's School is located at 64 Amherst Ave. in Ticonderoga. The web site is stmarysschoolticonderoga.org

Ti, St. Mary’s to dismiss early TICONDEROGA — There will be an “Early Go Home Drill” for the Ticonderoga Central School District and St. Mary’s School Thursday, May 24. Dismissal times will be 2:25 p.m. for Ti Elementary School, 2:30 p.m. for Ti Middle School, 2:35 p.m. for St. Mary’s and 2:40 p.m. for Ti High.

Roe Pond Invitational on tap WITHERBEE — The annual Roe Pond Invitational children’s fishing tournament will be held on Saturday, May 26, 8 to 10 a.m. There will be prizes for every angler. Age limit is 15 years old. It is sponsored by the Town of Moriah Youth Commission. Roe Pond will be closed to all fishermen May 23 through the tournament. For more information call Brian Venne at 546-7704.

Mountainside to present play SCHROON LAKE — Mountainside Christian Academy’s high school drama team will present “The Diary of Anne Frank” on Thursday and Friday evenings, May 17 and May 18, beginning at 7 p.m. The admission fee is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 3-12. Children age 2 and younger are free. A concession stand will be open during intermission. For more information contact the school office at 532-7128, ext 2.

Port Henry to flush hydrants PORT HENRY — The village of Port Henry will flush fire hydrants the week of June 4 to 8. People can contact the village office at 546-9933 with questions.

Catholic Daughters banquet set TICONDEROGA — The Catholic Daughters of Court St. Mary’s No. 794 will hold their annual banquet Tuesday, May 29, at the Knights of Columbus in Ticonderoga. Social hour will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. For ticket information call Jane Laundree at 585-7244.

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

Ti school board to meet TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Central School board of education will meet Tuesday, May 22, at 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.

Car wash to be held in Ti TICONDEROGA — There will be a car wash on Saturday, May 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ticonderoga fire house. This is the first fundraiser for next year’s educational trip to California and the Grand Canyon. The cost per wash is $5.

Schroon scouts to serve breakfast SCHROON LAKE — Cub Scout Pack 37 will hold its annual pancake breakfast on Sunday May 27, at the Schroon Lake Fish & Game Club on Hoffman Road 7 a.m. to noon. Tickets are $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, $4 for children 12 and younger and a family maximum of $25.

Library offers computer help PORT HENRY — Chris Lawrence of Internet Express will be at the Sherman Free Library in Port Henry Friday, May 25, 1 to 2:30 p.m. for Computer Help Desk. Call the library, at 546-7461 for a half hour appointment.

Pre-school story hour set in Ti TICONDEROGA — The Black Watch Memorial Library in Ticonderoga will host a pre-school story hour Saturday, May 19, at 11 p.m. It is free and open to the public.

Library to host computer class TICONDEROGA — The Black Watch Memorial Library in Ticonderoga will host free computer training Tuesday, May 22, at 11 p.m. “What is the Cloud? How do I use it?” will be discussed. Training will include information on using the Apple iCloud, Microsoft Skydrive and Google Docs. It is free and open to the public.

Schroon book group to meet SCHROON LAKE — The Schroon Lake Public Library Book Discussion Group will meet on Tuesday, May 29, at 1 p.m. in the library. This month’s book is “World Made by Hand” by James Howard Kunstler. Copies of the book are available in the library. New members are always welcome. For further information contact the library at 532-7737 ext. 13.

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Adk Eagles elect new officers

Youth Fishing Tournament set

Chilson FD plans barbecue, show

TICONDEROGA — Fraternal Order of Eagles Adirondack Aerie held election of offices recently at its home in the upstairs suite of the K of C Building. New officers are Worthy President Arnold LaFountain Vice President – Dwayne Anderson, Past Worthy President Edward Dolback, Worthy Conductor Dawn Millington, Secretary Brenda Speshock, Treasurer Wayne Austin, Chaplain Veronica Fleury, Inside Guard Edward Laing and trustees Betty Dolback, Lori Roe, Mark Gregory and Molly Westover. The group always welcoming new members. Interested people may contact any member or stop by the office.

TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Elks Lodge #1494 will hold its annual Youth Fishing Tournament Saturday, June 2, at the Ticonderoga ferry landing. The tournament is open to children ages 7-14. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Prizes will be awarded at noon. Each participant will receive a free fishing pole and tackle box. Participants are requested to bring their own equipment if possible. There will be free hamburgers, hot dogs and soda. Parents are encouraged to attend and assist.

CHILSON — Chilson Fire Department’s annual barbecue and classic fire equipment show will be Saturday, July 14. Festivities will begin at noon with the barbecue at 2 p.m. The traditional chicken barbecue dinner with all the fixins will be accompanied by live music and raffles. For ticket information or to enter the fire truck show see any member of the department or call 585-6550.

Fort Ti to host book signing TICONDEROGA — Five authors will be featured at a book signing at Fort Ticonderoga’s Museum Store on Saturday, May 19, from 1 to 1:30 pm. The authors are participating in the fort’s annual War College of the Seven Years’ War. The authors include De Witt Bailey, , Earl John Chapman, Paul W. Mapp, Tim Todish and Len Travers.

Teacher scholarships available TICONDEROGA — Fort Ticonderoga has announced four scholarships are available for teachers to attend the Conference on Lake George and Lake Champlain Aug. 11 and 12. The new conference explores the history, geography, culture, ecology, and current issues related to the Lake George and Lake Champlain region. The Conference takes place in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center and is open to the public; pre-registration is required. The scholarships are available for teachers at all grade levels. Applications are due by June 15. Successful applicants will receive free registration, two box lunches, and an opportunity to dine with the conference speakers at a private dinner. Registration forms can be downloaded from the Fort’s website at www.fort-ticonderoga.org Contact Rich Strum, director of education, at 585-6370 for information.

OES, Masons to serve dinner in Ti TICONDEROGA — A public roast turkey breast 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, May 25, at the Ticonderoga Masonic Temple, 10 Montcalm St. Take-outs will be available starting at 4:30 p.m. and dine-in is 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the downstairs dining hall. Tickets are $10 for adults and $ 6 for children age 12 and younger and will be available both by advanced sale by members of the Masons and the Stars, and at the door. This event concludes the public dinner season. Dinners will resume Sept. 28.

Essay contest voting under way WESTPORT — People can now vote online in the Champlain ARea Trails essay contest. s People can read entries and vote on their favorite online at www.champlainareatrails.com To vote, go to the CATS website, read the stories, and click on “Vote Now.”

Ticonderoga mill plans outage TICONDEROGA — The annual outage at International Paper’s Ticonderoga mill is scheduled to begin May 29 and continue over the following three weeks. During this time new equipment will be installed, repairs made and inspections completed. More than 700 contractors are expected to be on site during the outage. During the outage area residents may be aware of increased noise from steam venting and vehicle and equipment alarms.

Crown Point church service set CROWN POINT — First Congregational Church of Crown Point will hold its Mothers Day service Sunday, May 20,, at 9:30 a.m. The service will be conducted by Pastor David Hirtle. There will be a Crown Point Bridge dedication/sunrise service May 20 at 6 a.m. There will also be a church council meeting following the 9:30 a.m. service. Second Blessings Thrift Shoppe, located in the Hammond Chapel, is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. This ministry offers clothing, some small appliances as well as kitchen goods. If there is an urgent need call 597-3398. For more information call 597-3398/3800. or go online at www.Brickchurchonline.com

African drum workshop slated SCHROON LAKE — True North Yoga in Schroon Lake will host a West African drumming workshop with Wayne White Saturday, June 2. To register or for more information call True North Yoga at 8107871 or go online at www.TrueNorthYogaOnline. com

Hiking club forms in Ticonderoga 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 Pharaoh Wilderness, CATS, Tongue Mountain and Black Mountain areas. Days will be scheduled based on interest for Wednesdays, Fridays or Saturdays.

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Hague group to host ladies tea HAGUE — The Hague Baptist Church Ladies Fellowship will host a tea Saturday, June 16, at 1 p.m. in the church fellowship hall. The theme is “Let the Son Shine In.” There will be prizes for the best dressed, best hat, most elegant and most flamboyant/creative. Call 543-8899 or 543-6852 for reservations.

Christian bikers to gather in Ti TICONDEROGA — The Christian Motorcyclists Association, Adirondacks Forgiven Chapter # 1172, Plattsburgh, will hold a “Freedom Biker Service” open to the public Saturday, May 19, at the the Ticonderoga American Legion at 11 a.m. There will be live music and michigan hot dogs served following the service. There is no charge for this event. For more information call 534-2556.

Refrigerators still being accepted PORT HENRY — The Town of Moriah transfer station will still accept refrigerators as well as kitchen appliances; however the electronic recycling center at the transfer station will not accept these items. People with questions should see the attendant before they unload.

Schroon Ladies League to play SCHROON LAKE — Schroon Lake Ladies Golf League will begin play June 7 at 9 a.m. at the Schroon Lake Public Golf Course. For information call 532-9359 or 532-9213.

Ti church to host dip supper TICONDEROGA — The Episcopal Church of the Cross, 129 Champlain Avenue, Ticonderoga, will host a dip supper on Saturday, June 2, 4 to 6 p.m. The supper will feature dozens of homemade entrees and desserts with assorted beverages. The cost is 50 cents a dip (serving) and take-outs will be available. There will also be a 50/50 raffle. For further information contact Kim Barber at 585-9073.

Special school meeting to be held TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Central School District board of education will hold a special meeting Tuesday, May 15, at 7 p.m. in the high school lobby to declare the results of the election and budget vote.

Ti auxiliary accepting donations TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Fire Company Auxiliary has started to collect donations for its annual Basket Party on Monday, Aug. 6. People interested in making a donation should contact Sheri Osier at 585-6056, Linda Moore at 585-6203 or Jackie Burlingame at 585-6093.

Ti, St. Mary’s to use snow days TICONDEROGA — Weather permitting, the Ticonderoga Central School District and St. Mary’s School will not be in session on Friday, May 25, and Tuesday, May 29, due to the fact that the district did not need all of the scheduled snow/emergency days. For information call the superintendent’s office at 585-7400 ext. 1131.

Benefit softball tournament set PUTNAM — The Candace Little Coed Benefit Softball Tournament will be played at the Putnam field Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20. The tournament is double elimination. Each team must have at least four women. Entry fee is $200 a team. To enter call Joseph Trzaskos at 642-5900, Machelle Drinkwine at 932-8393 or Cheryl Cox at 585-9845. Proceeds will assist Candace Little while she is being treated for LAM’s disease.

SCHROON LAKE — The Mountainside Share Shop and Food Pantry has returned to its regular operating hours. Hours of operation are Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. For an appointment for the food pantry call 532-7128 ext. 106 during their hours of operation. The Share Shop has received a large donation of prom dresses.

Transfer station hours to change MINEVILLE — The town of Moriah transfer station has started summer hours and will be open on Friday nights. Friday hours will be 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 7:30 p.m. The station will also be open Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Cemetery items must be removed CHILSON — People are asked to remove 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.

Ti Area Seniors plan trip TICONDEROGA — The Ti Area Seniors will visit Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Sunday, June 3. The bus will leave the Wal-Mart parking lot at 7 a.m Cost is $25 and includes $15 free slot play and a $10 food coupon. To reserve a seat call Ann at 585-5060 or Sue at 354-1188 before May 15.

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 5857400, ext. 2210.

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

‘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.

Crown Point lawn sale planned 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.


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Westport opens youth fishing derby season By Keith Lobdell

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The annual Roe Pond Invitational children’s fishing tournament will be held on Saturday, May 26 from 8 to 10 a.m. There will be prizes for every angler. Age limit is 15 years old. It is sponsored by the Town of Moriah Youth Commission. Roe Pond will be closed to all fishermen May 23 through the tournament. For more information call Brian Venne at 546-7704.

WESTPORT — Fifty children from the Westport area made their way to the Fish and Game Club off Mountain Spring Road May 12 to take part in the first of several youth fishing derbies in the region. Along with Westport, fishing events for youth will be held throughout the North Country, including Elizabethtown, Willsboro and Moriah, among others.

Willsboro derby this Saturday The Willsboro Fish and Game Club will be holding the Mary Ryan Memorial Fishing derby on Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m. to noon. The fishing derby is open to youth ages 3 to 15 years. There will be prizes and trophies and refreshments. Pre-registration starts at 8:30 a.m. For more information, contact Jim Hotaling at 963-7430.

Elizabethtown Derby next week The Town of Elizabethtown will sponsor a trout fishing derby at Beaver Dam for children of the ElizabethtownLewis School District on Memorial Day, May 28, from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Elizabethtown, Lewis and New Russia children age 15 and under are eligible for cash prizes in several age groups. Participants will have to register on the morning of the event at the grandstand. Fishing will be permitted inside a designated area only. Each child must have their own equipment and a parent/guardian or friend to supervise. For more information, call 873-6555 weekdays from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

School budgets in region approved by voters Ticonderoga, Schroon Lake, Moriah, Moriah Crown Point, Putnam plans pass Moriah voters approved the district’s 2012-13 budget, 277-

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fred@denpubs.com TICONDEROGA — Residents approved area school district budgets for 2012-13 during voting May 15. All the area budget plans meet the new state tax cap.

Ticonderoga Ticonderoga voters approved the district’s 2012-13 budget, 562-416. The 2012-13 Ti budget totals $17,849,823. That’s $1,148,124 — 6 percent — less than the present budget of $18,997,947. The tax levy for 2012-13 is $10,316,732. That’s $354,774 —3.5 percent — more than the current tax levy of $9,961,958. The 3.5 percent tax increase is well below the state tax cap for Ticonderoga, which is 9 percent. Ticonderoga started the 2012-13 budget process with a deficit because of the loss of nearly $1.7 million in “one shot” funding that was used in the current spending plan. Gone are $700,000 in state Excel aid, $310,000 in employee concessions, $300,000 in local fund balance, $180,000 in federal stimulus money and $87,000 from the employee retirement fund. Compounding that problem is the fact Ticonderoga now receives $1 million less in state aid that in it three years ago. Helping Ti close its deficit and meet the tax cap are concessions by Ticonderoga teachers, administrators and staff. A salary freeze will save the district $728,000. It’s the third consecutive year district employees have made concessions, Superintendent John McDonald pointed out. Those concessions total about $1.2 million. McDonald said Ticonderoga is one of just four of the state’s 700 districts to have employee concessions three straight years. The budget also cuts several positions, totalling $132,000. McDonald noted the district has eliminated 20 jobs — 10 percent of its workforce — in the past three years. Ti has 170 employees. Ticonderoga also plans on moving students from Champlain Valley Educational Services back to the local school. That will save the district about $300,000. Other major reductions in spending include $213,000 in transportation, $115,000 in equipment, $54,500 in supplies and $31,000 in summer school. Virtually every line item in the budget has been reduced. Voters also elected three members to the board of education. Incumbents Fred LaVallie, 609 votes, John Lenhart, 583, and Jim Wells, 631, were re-elected. Mary Meserve received 486 votes.

Schroon Lake Schroon Lake voters approved the district’s 2012-13 budget, 373-245. The 2012-13 budget totals $7,243,314.00. That’s $159,065 less than the present budget. Taxes in 2012-13 will increase 2.97 percent. That meets Schroon Lake’s tax cap of 2.99 percent. To help the district stay under the tax cap the Schroon Lake Teachers Association agreed to forego its contractual 2 percent pay increase next year and all district employees switched insurance plans, a move that should save the district insurance premium costs over time. The staffing reductions included in the 2012-2013 school budget are primarily due to decreased student enrollment, according to Superintendent Bonnie Finnerty. A new master teaching schedule no longer has students in grades 7-9 separating into two sections. This realignment helps keep program offerings intact while maintaining class sizes. A proposition to purchased two 30-passenger school buses at a cost not to exceed $88,500 passed, 372-247. Incumbent John Armstrong received 278 votes to win a fiveyear term on the school board. Dana Shaughnessy got 214 votes to claim an unexpired four-year team. Bruce Murdock got 207 votes, Donald Miller 127, Richrad Kuzmiak 122, Chris Savarie 180, Marty Welch 2 and Pat Savarie 1.

83. The 2012-13 budget totals $15,170,738. That’s 9.49 percent more than the current budget of $13,856,410. Superintendent Bill Larrow is quick to point out almost all of the budget increase is because of a building project that is entirely paid by the state. That increase will not be paid by local taxpayers. The 2012-13 tax levy is $3,692,813. That’s a 1.95 percent increase from the current tax levy of $3,622,121. Moriah’s state-mandated tax cap is 2.36 percent. Staying within the tax cap was a challenge, Larrow said, because of costs the district has no control of. Employee health insurance costs will jump $68,400 next academic year and teacher retirement costs will increase $61,921. School administrators and confidential employees will get 2 percent pay hikes and non-instructional workers will get 1.5 percent pay raises next year. The teacher’s union, which has not had a contract for two years, is still in negotiations with the district. Employees expenses account for 26 percent — $4 million — of the entire proposed $15.1 spending plan. To stay within the state tax cap, the district is eliminating one teaching position through attrition and made across the board cuts in every area. The district is also applying a $519,000 fund balance from the current budget to next year. A proposition to buy two 64-passenger buses for an amount not to exceed $190,000 passed, 274-90. Voters also elected three school board members. Jim Stahl, Stacie Jaquish and Erica Kazlo, all incumbents, ran unopposed. Stahl received 276 votes, Kazlo 280 and Jaquish 285.

Crown Point Crown Point voters approved the district’s 2012-13 budget, 95-18. The 2012-13 Crown Point Central School budget is less than district spending four years ago. The 2012-13 Crown Point budget totals $6,135,688. That’s an increase of $50,922 — less than 1 percent — from the present spending plan of $6,084,766. The 2012-13 tax levy is $1,515,355. That’s an increase of $26,355 — 1.77 percent — from the current tax levy. The state tax cap for Crown Point is 5.8 percent. The budget includes several major savings from the current spending plan. It includes $60,000 in employee health insurance concessions, $80,000 in salary reductions because of five retirements and a $100,000 cut in special education costs because of declining enrollment. Crown Point offered eligible staff a monetary incentive, depending on their years of service, to retire this year. Four teachers and a teacher’s aide accepted. There are also a few additions in the budget. The spending plan calls for a new college-level math class, a junior varsity boys basketball team and the addition of a lunch monitor position. The budget also includes pay increases of 2 to 4 percent for employees. Voters also elected a member to the board of education. Incumbent Kimberly Woods is not seeking re-election. June Glebus won that seat with 88 votes..

Putnam Putnam voters approved the district’s 2012-13 budget, 80-24. The 2012-13 district spending plan totals $2,193,248. That’s a $40,934 — 1.9 percent — increase from the current budget of $2,152,314. Putnam’s 2012-13 tax levy is $1,689,033. That’s a $44,146 — 1.9 percent — increase from the present tax levy of $1,644,887. The state tax cap for Putnam Central School is 2.79 percent. Superintendent Matt Boucher said the spending plan has no major changes — increases or decreases — from the present budget. Putnam voters also filled one seat on the board of education. Gerry Gendron won the seat with 69 votes. Cynthia Floor had 32.

The prices being paid for some furbearing animals, like the muskrat pictured above, are the highest many trappers have seen in years.

Fur prices trending upward

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used to love to trap. Some of my most fond memories growing up in the Adirondacks involve wading around bug-infested beaver meadows, a packbasket laden with steel traps tugging on my shoulders. Trapping taught me responsibility and work ethic. I’d get up hours before school to check my sets and then return after, spending my evenings stretching and drying pelts under the dull glow of basement lights. It also taught me respect for the animals. My brother and I always kept accurate records of animals we harvested to leave seed for the next season, treating it as the management tool it was designed to be. Later, when I was old enough to drive, my memories are filled with my brother, uncles and I riding along dusty backcountry roads to nowhere, stopping occasionally to trek into the woods to check sets. It was a constant learning experience and the perfect diversion to all that can lead a teenager astray. It was also fairly lucrative. I put away a couple thousand dollars my senior year of high school, money I greatly valued during my first year of college. My now deceased Uncle Eddie used to say: “You’ll always have a dollar in your pocket when you’re trapping.” And, I always seemed to. But, over time, I grew away from trapping for a whole host of reasons, time management being one. Perhaps the single largest reason though was that the bottom fell out of the fur market. While I was never in it for the money, prices offered by fur buyers just didn’t seem to justify taking the pelt. That, however, is beginning to change. Prices paid at fur auctions around the state and internationally during the 2011-12 season have been steadily increasing on nearly every furbearer species. Trappers have not seen a return on their investment like this in decades. In March, the Fur Harvesters Auction held in North Bay, Ontario, saw prices trending upward across the board. Beaver advanced 30 percent over January levels, with an average blanket fetching $44. Otter and muskrat continued to climb as well, with prices averaging $99 and $11.60, respectively. Land trappers made out too, with red fox fetching $63 on average; grey fox $38; raccoon $14 and coyote a whopping $49. Fisher also fared well at $98 and marten brought a cool $116. Also of interest is that nearly 100 percent of the inventory was purchased, another indication of a healthy market. That is the type of market I remember from the 1980s, and some trappers I have spoken with are reporting personal bests with price averages. Fur buyers are attributing the stimulated market to an increase in the use of real fur in fashion trends, especially in foreign markets. Adding to the surging prices is stronger competition among fur-buying countries due to an increase of new countries entering the marketplace. Previously, countries like Ukraine and Belarus did not have a presence in the bidding process. From what fur buyers are saying, the surging prices shouldn’t end anytime soon — and next year could be even better. I may just have to dust off the old packbasket. John Gereau is managing editor of Denton Publications and an avid outdoorsman. He may be reached at johng@denpubs.com


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Crown Point, Schroon cruise past Westport; Ti bests NAC

Schroon Lake’s Jordan Taylor takes a throw to get Westport’s Lloyd Staats out during Schroon Lake’s Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference win May 9.

Jimmy Curran and Moriah lost to Plattsburgh, 13-0, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference baseball action May 10.

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Moriah 6, Lake Placid 5 Tim Breeyear drove home Jeff Greenough with the winning run as Moriah trimmed Lake Placid, 6-5, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference baseball action May 7. The Vikings won the game in the eighth inning as Greenough reached on a hit and Breeyear plate him. Jimmy Curran picked up the win in relief of Greenough. Greenough and Curran each had two hits to pace the Vikings.

Crown Point 27, Westport 0 Crown Point crushed Westport, 27-0, in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference baseball play May 7. Jon Spaulding had four hits and drove in three runs for the Panthers. Nate Tabor and Dan Groshans each added three hits for the winners.

Schroon 14, Westport 7 Schroon Lake rolled past Westport, 14-7, in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference baseball action May 9. The Wildcats jumped to an 8-0 lead in the first inning and coasted to victory. Nathan Wilson led Schroon Lake with two hits. Eric Paradis allowed six hits and struck out eight in going the distance for the mound win.

Crown Point 9, Chazy 3 Crown Point beat Chazy, 9-3, in Mountain and Valley Ath-

letic Conference baseball action May 9. The game was called after five innings because of rain. Jon Spaulding had two hits and four runs batted in for the Panthers. Nate Tabor, Gabe Macey and Jaice Spring had two hits each for Crown Point.

Ticonderoga 3, Lake Placid 1 Ticonderoga toppled Lake Placid, 3-1, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference baseball play May 9. Nate Lenhart fired a four-hitter, striking out seven, to lead the Sentinels. Ti won the game with two runs in the sixth inning. Hits by Miles Austin and Jordan Woods keyed the rally.

Plattsburgh 13, Moriah 0 Moriah was blanked by Plattsburgh, 13-0, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference baseball action May 10. Robby Knowles lashed four hits and drove in a run to lead Plattsburgh. Justin Cutting, Tim Breeyear and Mike Badger had hits for Moriah.

Ticonderoga 11, NAC 0 Ticonderoga shut out Northern Adirondack, 11-0, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference baseball action May 12. Nate Lenhart had three hits for Ti. Jordan Woods had two hits and drove in two runs, while Doug Wilson played four runs.

Tanner Wright was the winning pitcher, working four innings.

Indian-Long lake 14, Schroon 9 Schroon Lake lost to Indian Lake-Long Lake, 14-9, in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference baseball action May 11. The Orange broke open a close game with nine runs in the fifth and sixth innings. Matt Savarie had three hits to pace Schroon Lake. Dylan Jack, Jim Bowen, Jordan Taylor and Justin Wachowski each had two hits for the Wildcats.

Crown Point 26, Johnsburg 4 Crown Point rolled past Johnsburg, 26-4, in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference baseball action May 11. Jon Spaulding had four hits and drove in six runs for the Panthers. Dan Groshans and Tanner Macey each had three hits for the locals. Gabe Macey, who had two hits, was the winning hurler.

AVCS 2, Moriah 0 Moriah was hut out by AuSable Valley, 2-0, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference baseball play May 11. Austin House fired a two-hitter, fanning 12, for AVCS. He also had a run-scoring hit. Jeff Greenough and Dakota Marcotte had hits for Moriah.

Track

Ticonderoga harriers race to a victory against Seton Catholic May 8 Ticonderoga raced to a 69-53 victory against Seton Catholic in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference boys track and field action May 8. Jay Hebert paced the Sentinels, winning the 110-meter hurdles and 200meter sprint. He also ran legs on the winning 400 and 1,600-meter relay teams. Josh Ross claimed the shot and discus for Ti. Shawn Silliman captured the 400 hurdles and Coleman Granger took the 100 dash for the locals. They also ran legs on the winning 1,600 relay team. Rounding out the 1,600 relay was Ben Karkoski. James Cook won the triple jump for Ti. Dennis Townes and Ryan Borho ran legs on the victorious 400 relay. Seton won the girls meet, 61-31. Courtney Shaner led Ticonderoga, winning the 100-meter hurdles and running a leg on thr winning 400 relay team. Megan Moser, Tabitha Taylor and Price rounded out the winning 400 relay. Delaney Bush won the discus for Ti.

Ticonderoga wins Ticonderoga defeated Saranac Lake, 71-50, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference track and field action May 10. Jay Hebert won the 110-meter hurdles and the 200-meter sprint for the Sentinels. Javeed Nazir won the 1,600-meter run and ran a leg on the winning 3,200-meter relay team with Ben Karkoski, Tyler Belden and Shawn Silliman. Cody Quigley won the 3,200-meter run, Derek Bevins

claimed the long jump, Joss Ross took the shot and Dennis Townes won the discus for the Sentinels. Ticonderoga lost the girls meet, 93-16. Courtney Shaner was the lone winner for the Sentinels, racing to victory in the 200meter dash.

Hebert sets record Jay Hebert of Ticonderoga set a meet record during the Queensburg Invitational May 12. Hebert won the 110-meter hurdles in 14.35 seconds, the fastest ever recorded at the gathering. Hebert also owns the Ti, Champlain Valley Athletic Conference and Section VII records in the event. Josh Ros of Ti took third in the shot at the Queensbury meet.

Ticonderoga’s Javeed Nazir, left, and Tyler Belden, right, battle Seton’s TJ Oricchio during Ticonderoga’s 6953 victory against Seton Catholic in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference boys track and field action May 8. Photo by Nancy Frasier


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Lady Wildcats drop close contest to Westport Ticonderoga 4, Lake Placid 1 Ticonderoga topped Lake Placid, 4-1, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference softball action May 7. Kiley Austin fired a four-hitter for the Sentinels to earn the pitching win. Ti was limited to just four hits, but made the most of them.

Willsboro 10, Schroon 7 Willsboro edged Schroon Lake, 10-7, in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference softball play May 7. With the scored tied 7-7, Emily Sayward hit a two-RBI single to give Willsboro the lead and the win in the sixth inning.

Crown Point 8, Chazy 0 Crown Point blanked Chazy, 8-0. in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference softball play May 9. Alexandra Macey struck out seven and allowed three hits over five innings for the shutout. The game was called after five innings because of rain. Amanda Wolf, Taylor Booth and and Brittany Foote each had two hits each for the Panthers.

Kiana Fiore delivers a pitch for Schroon Lake in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference action against Westport May 8. Westport won in the final inning, 13-11. Photo by Nancy Frasier

Saranac 8, Ticonderoga 7 Saranac came from behind to edge Ticonderoga, 8-7, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference softball action May 9. The Chiefs rallied from a 7-5 deficit to tie the game in the sixth inning and won it in the seventh on Heather Durocher’s RBI double. Andrea Rich went had three hits and drove home three runs to pace Ti. Autumn Olcott had a pair of hits. Megan Campney blasted a three-run home run for the locals.

Moriah lost to Plattsburgh, 9-2, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference softball action May 9. Emily Cutting and Jen Chappell each had two hits for Moriah. Lindsay Brace allowed just six hits in taking the pitching loss.

Westport 13, Schroon 11

Crown Point 26, Johnsburg 0

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Golf

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Plattsburgh 9, Moriah 2

Westport rallied in the final inning to beat Schroon Lake, 13-11, in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference softball play May 9. The Eagles scored four times in their last at bat for the win. Ellexus Vaughn drove in two runs on a two-out single for Westport, which was down to its last strike. Miranda DeZalia led Schroon Lake with two hits and two RBI. Gabe Harvey chipped in with two RBI.

Ticonderoga’s Melissa Pockett tags out Lake Placid’s Ayla Thompson during the Sentinels’ 4-1 win in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference softball action May 7.

Taylor Sprague delivers for Moriah against AuSable Valley in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference softball action May 11. Moriah lost, but Sprague had a hit.

Crown Point remained undefeated with a 26-0 win against Johnsburg in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference softball play May 10. Hailey White had three hits and drove home six runs for the Panthers. Brittany Foote added three hits, including a home run, for the locals. Alexandra Macey and Maria Malone combined to toss the shut out. Macey fanned seven in four innings.

Ticonderoga 23, NAC 3 Ticonderoga crushed Northern Adirondack, 23-3, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference softball play May 11. Katie Palandrani had three hits to key the Ti attack. Megan Campney and Melissa Pockett each had two knocks for the Sentinels. Kiley Austin got the mound win, scattering eight hits.

AVCS 17, Moriah 2 Moriah lost to AuSable Valley, 17-2, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference softball play May 11. Jessica Baker and Christine Darrah each had three hits to lead the Patriots. Taylor Sprague and Hailey Chapuk had hits for Moriah.

Indian-Long Lake 14, Schroon 6 Schroon Lake lost to Indian Lake-Long Lake, 14-6, in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference softball action May 11. The Orange jumped to an 11-0 lead and coasted to victory. Molly Wisser lashed three hits and drove home two runs for Schroon. Abby Veverka added two hits for the Wildcats, including a home run.

Schroon tops Westport; E-town defeats Crown Point; Moriah bests Beekmantown Moriah 5, Beekmantown 1

AVCS 4, Moriah 2

Moriah 6, Seton 0

Moriah defeated Beekmantown, 5-1, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference golf action May 9. Landon Cross, Dylan Scozzafava, Keith Ida, Derek Brassard and Travis Nephew won matches for the Vikings.

Moriah lost to AuSable Valley in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference golf play May 7. Carlo Calabrese and Keith Ida had wins for Moriah. Landon Cross had the low round for the Vikings with a 46.

Moriah blanked Seton Catholic, 6-0, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference golf May 11. Carlo Calabrese, Dylan Scozzafava, Landon Cross, Keith Ida, Derek Brassard and Travis Nephew posted wins for the Vikings.

Schroon 6, Westport 0

Saranac 4 1/2, Ticonderoga 1 1/2

Schroon Lake shut out Westport, 6-0, in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference golf play May 9. Matt Filler, Ian Williams, Lee Hall, Jon Lough, Will Lowe and Michael Murdock posted wins for the Wildcats.

Ticonderoga fell to Saranac, 4 1/2 - 1 1/2, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference golf play May 7. Tyler Jordan won for Ticonderoga, while Karney Manning halved a match. Nick Bezon was the low Sentinel with a 48.

Ticonderoga lost to Lake Placid, 5-1, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference golf May 11. Jacob Young won his match for the Sentinels.

ELCS 6, Crown Point 0

Willsboro 4, Schroon 2

Westport 4 1/2, Crown Point 1 1/2

Crown Point fell to Elizabethtown-Lewis, 6-0, in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference golf play May 9. Tyler White was medalist with a 38 for ELCS.

Schroon Lake lost to Willsboro, 4-2 in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference golf May 10. Matt Filler won his match for Schroon. Ian Williams and Will Lowe halved their matches.

Westport topped Crown Point, 4 1/2 - 1 1/2, in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference golf May 11. Josh Behrendt won his match and John Roch Sears halved his for the Panthers.

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County Ongoing CROWN POINT — The Champlain Valley Flyers Club meets every Thursday evening, weather permitting, from 4 p.m. until dusk at 593 Bridge Road (Route 185) in Crown Point. For information call 802-758-2578. CROWN POINT — The Crown Point Fire District Board of Commissioners will meet the second Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Crown Point Fire Hall, 2764 Main St., Crown Point. Meetings are open to the public. 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 8034032. SCHROON LAKE — The Mountainside Share Shop and Food Pantry is open Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. For an appointment for the food pantry call 5327128 ext. 106 during their hours of operation. 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 library at the Heritage Commons nursing home, every Monday at 6:30 p.m. TICONDEROGA — Celebrate Recovery meetings are every Wednesday 6:30 - 8 p.m. in the board room at Moses Ludington Hospital. Open to the public. For more information call Vince at 429-9173. TICONDEROGA — Champlain Valley Chorale rehearsals will be held each Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church, 1045 Wicker St., Ticonderoga. For further information, contact Bob Elling at 5852173. 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 InterLakes Health in Ticonderoga on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. Classes are free. Interested people can contact RSVP at 5463565 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.

Saturday May 19 CROWN POINT — The Lake Champlain Bridge Community, composed of New York and Vermont residents, will hold a grand opening gala for the new bridge. Events all day. PUTNAM — The Candace Little Coed Benefit Softball Tournament will be played at the Putnam field. The tournament is double elimination. Each team must have at least four women. Entry fee is $200 a team. To enter call Joseph Trzaskos at 642-5900, Machelle Drinkwine at 932-8393 or Cheryl Cox at 585-9845. Proceeds will assist Candace Little while she is being treated for LAM’s disease. SCHROON LAKE — A baked ziti benefit dinner will be held for Joe Podmore 4 to 8 p.m. at the Schroon Lake fire house. Tickets are $5 for children ages 5 to 12 and $10 for adults. Take-out meals will be available. Podmore is an 18-yearold suffering from Atypical Hemolyitcuremic syndrome. Donations may be sent to Donna Aiken at 3 Industrial Drive, Schroon Lake 12870. TICONDEROGA — - The Christian Motorcyclists Association, Adirondacks Forgiven Chapter # 1172, Plattsburgh, will hold a “Freedom Biker Service” open to the public at the the Ticonderoga American Legion at 11 a.m. There will be live music and michigan hot dogs served following the service. There is no charge for this event. For more information call 534-2556. TICONDEROGA — The Black Watch Memorial Library in Ticonderoga will host a pre-school story hour at 11 p.m. It is free and open to the public. TICONDEROGA — There will be a car wash 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ticonderoga fire house. This is the first fundraiser for next year’s educational trip to California and the Grand Canyon. The cost per wash is $5.

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on her scalp after playing in the backyard. Frontline and Advantage pet treatments help prevent ticks as well as other parasite attacks on your pet; a good quality insect repellant spray such as Off or Cutter will provide protection for you. Even with protection, it's advisable to check over your family members and pets after spending time outdoors. Our featured pet this week is Petunia, a vivicious and lively young domestic shorthair-mix who has terrific personality and cat-itude! Petunia loves to play and never seems to run out of energy. She has a rumbling purr and a happy-go-lucky outlook on life that makes it impossible not to smile around her. She has a patchwork quilt of blackand-white markings and intelligent golden eyes that are full of mischief. Petunia would be a wonderful addition to any household, especially a family who has the time to give her plenty of attention and opportunities for playtime! Why not stop by the NCSPCA and meet her today?

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hold a grand opening gala for the new bridge. Events all day. CROWN POINT — “ Thir ty-seven years of Bird Banding during May at Crown Point State Historic Site” will be Gary Lee’s topic when the retired forest ranger, naturalist, columnist and author makes a PowerPoint-illustrated presentation inside the site’s museum at 6:30 p.m. PUTNAM — The Candace Little Coed Benefit Softball Tournament will be played at the Putnam field. The tournament is double elimination. Each team must have at least four women. Entry fee is $200 a team. To enter call Joseph Trzaskos at 642-5900, Machelle Drinkwine at 932-8393 or Cheryl Cox at 585-9845. Proceeds will assist Candace Little while she is being treated for LAM’s disease.

Monday, May 21 TICONDEROGA — Ticonderoga public safety committee meeting, Community Building, 5 p.m. TICONDEROGA — Ticonderoga economic development committee meeting, Community Building, 2 p.m.

Tuesday, May 22 TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Central School board of education will meet at 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. TICONDEROGA — The Black Watch Memorial Library in Ticonderoga will host free computer training at 11 p.m. “What is the Cloud? How do I use it?” will be discussed. Training will include information on using the Apple iCloud, Microsoft Skydrive and Google Docs. It is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, May 23 TICONDEROGA — Ticonderoga operational efficiency committee meeting, Community Building, 10 a.m.

Thursday, May 24 TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce May After Business Mixer will be held at Fort Ticonderoga 5:30 to 7 p.m. Sponsors providing door prizes will be Christopher Chevrolet, George Sperry Marine Survey and the Wagon Wheel Restaurant. Although an RSVP for the chamber mixer is not required, it is appreciated and can be made by calling 585-6619 or emailing chamberinfo@ticonderogany.com.

Friday, May 25 PORT HENRY — Chris Lawrence of Internet Express will be at the Sherman Free Library in Port Henry 1 to 2:30 p.m. for Computer Help Desk. Call the library, at 546-7461 for a half hour appointment. TICONDEROGA — A public roast turkey breast 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 at the Ticonderoga Masonic Temple, 10 Montcalm St. Take-outs will be available starting at 4:30 p.m. and dine-in is 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the downstairs dining hall. Tickets are $10 for adults and $ 6 for children age 12 and younger and will be available both by advanced sale by members of the Masons and the Stars, and at the door.

Saturday, May 26 SCHROON LAKE — Schroon Lake will host “Opening Weekend 2012—The Official Start of Summer.” Activities will include a community garage sale, a nonmotorized boat chain across the lake at 9 a.m., the blessing of boats at 9:30 a.m., a used book sale by the Friends of the Schroon Lake Library 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the health center basement, a “Down to Earth Garden Club” for children at the Schroon Lake Library at 10:30 a.m., the Summer Expo 2 to 8 p.m., a motorized boat parade and blessing of the fleet at 2 p.m., a yoga class at 5 p.m., a zumba class and demonstration at 6 p.m. and the “Tribute to the Troops” concert at 7:30 p.m. at the town bandstand. TICONDEROGA — Ticonderoga Elks Lodge #1494 will hold its annual Memorial Day weekend Drive Thru Chicken BBQ at the lodge. Take-outs consisting of a half chicken breast, baked potato and slaw will be served from 11:30 until sold out. A $10 donation for each dinner is appreciated. WITHERBEE — The annual Roe Pond Invitational children's fishing tournament will be held 8 to 10 a.m. There will be prizes for every angler. Age limit is 15 years old. It is sponsored by the Town of Moriah Youth Commission. Roe Pond will be closed to all fishermen May 23 through the tournament. For more information call Brian Venne at 546-7704.

Schroon Lions plan auction, garage sale Auction May 27 SCHROON LAKE — The Town of Schroon Lake Lions Club will host its annual Memorial Day weekend charity auction and garage sale. The event will be held on Sunday, May 27, at the Schroon Lake Boathouse located adjacent to the boat launch. The auction will begin at noon, and the garage sale will be 9 a.m. to noon. The garage sale will also be held Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Boathouse. Ed Haroff of Haroff Auction will again donate his auctioneering services. The club is still in need of donations and is soliciting the community for new and used items in good condition, along with donations from local restaurants and service businesses. All will be auctioned at the event. “This event could not be conducted without the generous support of our residents and local businesses,” said Lion patti Mehm. “We thank one and all for their support of our Lions Club.” Each donated item will be categorized, photographed and viewable approximately one week prior to the auction, at www.haroff.com Typical items donated are furniture, antiques, household goods, knick-knacks and children’s items. Free pick ups for donations can be arranged by calling 866998-7360 or King Lion Dave Harder at 532-9827. People can also drop items off directly at the Boathouse between 8 and 11 a.m., Sunday, May 27. Examples of items that will not be accepted are outdated electronics, refrigerators, stoves and other large appliances. “Please remember that anything that does not sell we will have to pay to dispose of,” Mehm said. “Specialty items such as vehicles, sailboats and antiques have been available in the past, and news about donated items of interest will be available at www.haroff.com.” Proceeds from the garage sale/auction are used to aid the visually impaired and disadvantaged on the local, national and international levels. “The auction is one of our main fundraising events that the Town of Schroon Lions Club holds to raise funding for local education scholarships, Camp Colby scholarships, Leader Dogs for the Blind, Lions Eye Bank in Albany, and emergency dialer equipment, just to name a few,” Mehm said.

Bird program slated in Crown Point May 20 event CROWN POINT — “Thirty-seven years of Bird Banding during May at Crown Point State Historic Site” will be Gary Lee’s topic when the retired forest ranger, naturalist, columnist and author makes a PowerPoint-illustrated presentation inside the site’s museum at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 20. For more than three dozen years the all-volunteer Crown Point Bird Banding Association has gathered and recorded ornithological data during spring migration on the Crown Point peninsula. Lee’s educational indoor presentation is scheduled to take place at the finish of the 16-day bird banding work at Crown Point this year and at the conclusion of the Lake Champlain Bridge grand celebration weekend event. No admission will be charged to attend this bird banding presentation. Seating is limited to 77 people and will be on a first-come basis; the doors open at 6:15 p.m. Parking will not be available near the museum due to fireworks preparations and the need for safety measures. Guests will need to walk along Grandview Drive between parking south of the pavilion and the bird lecture in the museum. Two years ago, the bird banders captured and released the 100th species of bird to have been documented at Crown Point State Historic Site, an American Kestral (a small Falcon). The bird banding station was established in 1976 by J.M.C. “Mike” Peterson. The banding is led this year by licensed master bander Gordon E. Howard, a professor in the department of parks, recreation and tourism management at Clemson University, in Clemson, S.C.

Graveside Services Evelyn Anita Porter TICONDEROGA — A graveside service for Evelyn Anita Porter of Ticonderoga, who passed away on January 1, 2012, will take place on Saturday, May 19, at 11 a.m. at the family plot of the May Memorial Cemetery of Hague. The Rev. Kevin D. McEwan will officiate.


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GERALD J. LAWSON MAY 25, 1926 - MAY 12, 2012 Ticonderoga. Gerald J. LawTiconderoga. son, 85, of Ticonderoga, Mr. Lawson was active in the passed away on Saturday, Ticonderoga community. He May 12, 2012 at the Mosesserved on the Board of DirecLudington Hospital of Ticontors of the Moses-Ludington deroga. Hospital and the Moses-LudBorn in Erie, PA, May 25, ington Nursing Home. 1926, he was the son of the He was a member of the late John J. and Gertrude Benevolent & Protective Or(MacNamara) Lawson. der of Elks #1494, the Knights The Lawson family resided of Columbus Council #333, in Ticonderoga since 1939, the Kiwanis Club, the Ameriwhen his father was transcan Legion Post #224, and the ferred to the International PaV.F.W., all of Ticonderoga. per Company as Mill ManagHe was pre-deceased by his er. wife, Mary Eileen Lawson on Gerald was a veteran of the September 23, 2009. He was U. S. Army, serving in both also pre-deceased by one W.W. II and the Korean War. brother, John F. Lawson. He served under General Survivors include his four George S. Patton, Jr. in the children, Mark F. Lawson of 3rd Army of the 5th Division Wilmington, Delaware, during W.W. II. He attained Sheila A. Lawson of Wakethe rank of 1st Lt. and was a field, Massachusetts, Peter Bronze Star recipient. M. Lawson of Naples, FloriMr. Lawson was a graduate da, and David C. Lawson of of the University of Notre Tampa, Florida; and one Dame, where he completed brother, Thomas M. Lawson his undergraduate studies in of Glens Falls. He is also surMechanical Engineering. vived by four grandchildren, From there he pursued his Devin Lawson, Dillon Lawlaw degree at Georgetown son, David Lawson, and University in Washington Mary Eileen D'Entremonte; D.C., before being called and many nieces and back to active duty at the onnephews. set of the Korean War. FolCalling hours for relatives lowing his service to his and friends were held Tuescountry, he completed his day, May 15, 2012 from 7 - 9 studies at Albany Law School p.m. at the Wilcox & Regan and obtained his law degree Funeral Home, 11 Algonkin in 1949. St., Ticonderoga. He married the former Mary A Mass of Christian Burial Eileen McMahon on March 8, was celebrated on Wednes1958. They raised their famiday, May 16, 2012 at 10:00 ly in Ticonderoga. a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Mr. Lawson was self-emChurch of Ticonderoga. The ployed as an Attorney in Rev. Kevin D. McEwan, PasTiconderoga from 1949 until tor, officiated. his retirement in 2002. He alThe Rite of Committal folso served as the Town Attorlowed at the family plot of St. ney for many years and was Mary's Parish Cemetery of a former Justice of the Peace Ticonderoga. in Ticonderoga. He was a Donations in Gerald's memomember of the Essex County ry may be made to the AmerBar Association and the NYS ican Cancer Society, 959 Bar Association. Route 9, Mount Royal Plaza, He was a communicant of St. Queensbury, NY 12804. Mary's Catholic Church of

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SUSAN E. DISBROW AUGUST 04, 1925 - MAY 08, 2012 Hague: husband of 58 years, Winston Susan E. Disbrow, 86, of Split "Pinky" Disbrow who passed Rock Road, formerly of Coaway Nov. 20, 2004, and her pake, passed away Tuesday, brother, Bill Knight and his May 8, 2012 at her home surwife, Therese. rounded by her She is survived loved ones. by her four Born August 4, daughters: 1925 in WapSuzanne Savoy pinger Falls, she of Dover; Linda was the daughter Baker and her of the late husband, John of Charles and AnHague, and Dina (Craft) ane Martino and Knight. her husband, On March 16, Gary of Hague; 1945 she married and Gail Baird her high school and her hussweetheart, Winston Disband, Ernie of Copake; eight brow in Laredo, TX. grandchildren and 16 greatOur mother's high school grandchildren, who all graduation yearbook read: adored her. Susan E. Knight- "She walks At Susan's request there will in light." What a beautiful be no calling hours schedquote, she did "walk in light" uled. her entire life. She was truly A memorial service to celea beautiful woman inside brate her beautiful life will be and out, and we were blessed conducted at 2 pm, Sunday, in so many ways to have her May 20, 2012 at the Copake as our mother. Her love of United Methodist Church, family was foremost in her Church St., Copake, NY life, although she had many 12516. talents; she worked along The family would like to exside our dad, "Pinky", hanpress a heartfelt thank you to dling the bookkeeping durher devoted caregivers, Aning his milk testing years, nie and Pam, who affectionthen also with the John Deere ately knew Susan to be their Farm machinery business. In angel. her later years, she worked In lieu of flowers, exprestirelessly by his side managsions of sympathy may take ing Camp Waubeeka, a 150 the form of donations in Suacre campground in Copake. san's memory to the High Sue loved the campground Peaks Hospice, 12 Tom and that it became the "famiPhelps Rd, Mineville, NY ly gathering place". The cou12956 or the Hague Rescue ple operated the campSquad, Hague, NY 12836. ground for 25 years before Please visit retiring to Hague in 2002. www.alexanderfh.net for onBesides her parents, Susan is line guestbook, condolences predeceased by her beloved and directions.

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WANTED TO BUY BUYING EVERYTHING! Furs, Coins, Gold, Antiques, Watches, Silver, Art, Diamonds."The Jewelers Jeweler Jack" 1-917-696-2024 By Appointment. Lic-Bonded. DIABETIC TEST STRIPS CA$H PAID - up to $26/Box for unexpired, sealed DIABETIC TEST STRIPS. Hablamos Espanol. 1-800 -371-1136 DONATE YOUR VEHICLE UNITED BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION. Free Mammogram www.ubcf.info RECEIVE $1000 GROCERY COUPON 1-888-468-5964 MINERALDS WANTS to purchase minerals and other oil and gas interests. Send details to P.O. Box 13557 Denver, Co. 80201 SCRAP METAL & SCRAP CARS We Will Pick Up All Call Jerry at 518-586-6943 WANTED ALL MOTORCYCLES, & Memorabilia pre 1985, $Top CASH$ PAID! Running or not. 1315-569-8094 WANTED UNEXPIRED DIABETIC TEST STRIPS UP TO $26/BOX. PRE PAID SHIPPING LABELS. HABLAMOS ESPANOL! 1 -800-266-0702 www.SellDiabeticStrips.com WANTED UNEXPIRED DIABETES TEST STRIPS. UP TO $26/BOX. PAID SHIPPING LABELS. HABLAMOS ESPANOL! 1-800-267 -9895/www.SellDiabeticstrips.com WANTED UNEXPIRED DIABETIC TEST STRIPS UP TO $26/BOX. PAID SHIPPING LABELS. HABLAMOS ESPANOL! 1-800-267 -9895 www.selldiabeticstrips.com WANTED UNEXPIRED DIABETIC TEST STRIPS UP TO $26/BOX. PRE PAID SHIPPING LABELS. HABLAMOS ESPANOL! 1-800-266 -0702 www.SellDiabeticStrips.com WANTS TO purchase minerals and other oil & gas interests. Send details P.O. Box 13557, Denver, Co 80201 YEARBOOKS "UP to $15 paid for high school yearbooks1900-1988. yearbookusa@yahoo.com or 972768-1338." YEARBOOKS WANTED : Will Pay Up to $15.00 For High School Yearbooks 1900-1988. Any School / Any State. Yearbookusa@yahoo.com or 972768-1338

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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 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF EAGLE INN LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 02/24/12. Office location: Essex County. Princ. office of LLC: Mary Margaret Kral, 2155 NY State Rt. 74, Ticonderoga, NY 12883. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the addr. of its princ. office. Purpose: Any lawful activity. TT-5/12-6/16/12-6TC26510 ----------------------------NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: ESSEX COUNTY THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF CIT MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, 2007-1; Plaintiff(s) vs. DAYNE SCHRYER; 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 July 18, 2011, I will sell at Public Auction to the highest bidder at Essex County Courthouse. On June 12, 2012 at 9:00 AM Premises known as 77 Wayne Avenue, Ticonderoga, NY 12883 Section: 150.34 Block: 3 Lot: 7 FIRST PARCEL: All those certain premises conveyed to Eunice Suddard by Fred C. Thatcher by deed dated May 16, 1944, recorded in the Essex County Clerk‘s Office on May 26, 1944, in Liber 238 of Deeds at page 29. ALL that certain piece or parcel of land situate and being in the Town of Ticonderoga, Essex County, New York, known and distinguished on a Map and

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Survey of Village lands in Weeds Park, Made by Chappell And Burke, and on file in the office of the County Clerk of Essex County, as Lot No. Nine (9) in section or block 1. SECOND PARCEL: All those certain premises which were conveyed by Hannah Craft to Eunice Suddard by deed dated June 27, 1944, and recorded in the Essex County Clerk‘s Office on December 26, 1967. ALL that tract or parcel of land situated in the Town of Ticonderoga, Essex County and State of New York, on the westerly side of Wayne Avenue, socalled, and being Lot 7 in Block 1 of Weeds Park as surveyed by Chappell and Burke and as shown on their map on file in the Office of the Clerk of Essex County. 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 $152,433.25 plus interest and costs. INDEX NO. 848-08 W. Bradney Griffin, Esq., REFEREE TT-5/12-6/2/12-4TC26503 ----------------------------TICONDEROGA TOWN BOARD NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING C O M M U N I T Y DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUNDS The Ticonderoga Town Board is considering an application for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding. The CDBG program provides funds to local governments for housing, economic development, and public facilities, with the principal beneficiaries being persons with low or moderate incomes. The projects may also aid in eliminating slums and blight and in the meeting of community needs of a particular urgency. The Town may apply for funds to perform eligible economic development, housing and/or water/sewer infrastructure activities. To provide residents, business owners, and members of the general public with an opportunity to participate in the development of the application, a public hearing will be held on Thursday, May 24, 6:00 P.M. at the T i c o n d e r o g a Community Building, 132 Montcalm Street, Ticonderoga, NY 12883. The hearing will provide information about and allow for participation in the development of the grant application. The hearing is being conducted in compliance with the requirements of the Housing and

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C o m m u n i t y Development Act of 1977, as amended. Those unable to attend the public hearing may submit written comments on the grant application to Tonya Thompson, Town Clerk at 132 Montcalm Street, Ticonderoga, NY 12883. The Community Building is accessible to persons with disabilities. Special interpretive arrangements for residents with hearing impediments or those in need of translation from English can be arranged. Those individuals should contact the Town Clerk at (515) 585-6677 one week in advance of the hearing date to allow for necessary arrangements. T T- 5 / 1 9 / 1 2 - 1 T C 26538 ----------------------------THE PUTNAM CENTRAL SCHOOl District is requesting proposals from qualified firms of certified public accountants for Professional Auditing Services to audit its financial statements for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012. Specifications and a propsal form can be obtained from the Putnam Central School District Business Office, 126 County Route 2, Putnam Station, NY 12861, or by calling 518-547-8266 8a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. All proposals are due in the business office at Putnam Central School no later than 2 p.m., Tuesday May 29, 2012. Proposals will be opened by the purchasing agent immediately following the proposal deadline T T- 5 / 1 9 / 1 2 - 1 T C 26537 ----------------------------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 22,2012 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 DavisBacon Act will be in effect. Bids will be due on Friday June 1, 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) 8770136 T T- 5 / 1 9 / 1 2 - 1 T C 26527 ----------------------------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

1-800-989-4237 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, Great American Country, Fox News SD/HD. 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 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

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PETS FREE - 2 Outdoor Dogs Mtn Terrier, 7 years old. Mix Mtn/Terrier/ German Shepard. 518-597-3856 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- 5 / 1 9 / 1 2 - 1 T C 26532 ----------------------------SCHROON LAKE CENTRAL SCHOOL INSURANCE BIDS Schroon Lake Central School is now accepting liability insurance quotes with a deadline of June 22, 2012 at 2 pm. Spec sheets can be downloaded at Schrronschool.org or contact Danielle Fosella at 532-7164 ext. 3398 T T- 5 / 1 9 / 1 2 - 1 T C 26531 ----------------------------PUBLIC NOTICE ESSEX COUNTY ADOPTION OF LOCAL LAW NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on May 7, 2012, the Essex County Board of Supervisors duly adopted Local Law No. 2 of 2012, adopting a plan of apportionment of the Essex County Board of Supervisors based upon the 2010 United States Census pursuant to Municipal Home Rule Law §10, Subdivision 1(ii)a (13); and PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that this Local Law will take effect 45 days after the date of adoption unless a valid petition protesting against this Local Law is filed with the Clerk of the Essex County Board of Supervisors prior to the expiration of that 45 day period. In the event that a valid petition is so filed, this Local Law will only take effect upon approval by the affirmative vote of a majority of the qualified electors of Essex County; and PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that a complete copy of Local Law No. 2 of 2012 is available for inspection in the Office of the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, 7551 Court Street, Elizabethtown, New York 12932. Dated: May 7, 2012 Deborah L. Palmer, Clerk Essex County Board of Supervisors P.O. Box 217, 7551 Court Street Elizabethtown, NY 12932 (518) 873-3350 TT-5/19-5/26/12-2TC26530 ----------------------------THE TOWN OF TICONDEROGA is Requesting Proposals for the installation of a new Fuel Management System

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and New Dispenser at the Ticonderoga Highway Garage. Proposals will be accepted until Friday, May 25th, 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. May 11, 2012 Tonya M. Thompson, Town Clerk T T- 5 / 1 9 / 1 2 - 1 T C 26540 ----------------------------NOTICE TO BIDDERS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Undersigned, on behalf of the Essex County Board of Supervisors, will accept sealed bids at the Office of the Purchasing Agent, 7551 Court Street, Elizabethtown, New York, until June 6, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. for the construction of the Little Whiteface Ski Patrol Building at Whiteface Mountain, Wilmington, New York. All bids submitted in response to this notice shall be marked "SEALED BID LITTLE WHITEFACE SKI PATROL BUILDING" clearly on the outside of the envelope. All bids shall be submitted on the bid sheets included in the package, and no other forms shall be accepted. Plans, specifications, standard proposals and drawings for the proposed work may be obtained at the above address, by calling (518) 8733332, or on the County s website at www.co.essex.ny.us. Each proposal must be accompanied by either a Certified Check or a Bid Bond, in a form acceptable to the Essex County Attorney, payable to Essex County Treasurer in the amount of five percent (5%) of amount of the bid. A labor and material Payment Bond and a Performance Bond in the form contained in the Contract documents will be required of the successful Bidder. Attention of the bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to the conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates under the Contract 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

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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: May 14, 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- 5 / 1 9 / 1 2 - 1 T C 26545 ----------------------------REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN; that the Undersigned, on behalf of the Essex County Board of Supervisors, will accept sealed proposals at the Office of the Purchasing Agent until May 24, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. for Radio Communications System Generators. Specifications are available by contacting the Office of the Purchasing Agent, Linda M. Wolf, CPA, Government Center, 7551 Court St., Elizabethtown, New York 12932 or by calling 518-873-3332. Specifications are also available on the website at: www.co.essex.ny.us. All proposals submitted in response to this notice shall be marked SEALED PROPOSAL RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM G E N E R ATO R S clearly on the outside of the envelope. In addition to the proposal, the proposer shall submit executed noncollusion bid certificates signed by the proposer or one of its officers as required by the General Municipal Law Sec. 103d. The successful proposer will be notified promptly by letter and must be prepared to enter into a contract to furnish the materials or services. Essex County reserves the right to reject any and all proposals not considered to be in the best interest of Essex County, and to waive

any technical or formal defect in the proposals which is considered by Essex County to be merely irregular, immaterial, or unsubstantial. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that Essex County affirmatively states that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this notice, without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual preference or Vietnam Era veteran status, disadvantaged and minority or womenowned business enterprises will be afforded equal opportunity to submit bids in response hereto. Dated: May 8, 2012 Linda M. Wolf, CPA Purchasing Agent Essex County Government Center Elizabethtown, New York 12932 (518) 8733332 T T- 5 / 1 9 / 1 2 - 1 T C 26541 ----------------------------THE TOWN OF MORIAH is conducting a dog enumeration (census) by mail. As required by law any dog four (4) months of age or older must be licensed in the local Town they are sheltered in. Please license your dog at the Town Clerk s Office (546-3341) or by mail to 38 Park Place, Port Henry, NY 12974 and include the following: 1. Rabies Certificate 2. Spay/Neuter Certificate (if applicable) 3. Check or money order payable to Moriah Town Clerk Fees are as followis: N e u t e r e d / Sp a y e d $6.00 Unneutered/Unspaye d $13.00 Once the enumeration is concluded, around the first week in June, the Animal Control Officer will be conducting a random check. Any unlicensed dogs at this time not in compliance will be subject to a court ticket or fine. If you have any questions regarding the licensing of your dog, please contact the Town Clerk s office at the number above. By Order of the Town of Moriah Town board Dated May 14, 2012 Elaine C. Adkins, Town Clerk T T- 5 / 1 9 / 1 2 - 1 T C 26548 ----------------------------BEGINNING ON MAY 21, 2012, the Town of North Hudson will hold its annual Clean-up Week. The following items will NOT be picked up: paint cans containing liquid paint, tires, propane tanks, house- hold garbage and recyclables. Brush must be placed all in the same direction and no limbs over 3 in diameter. Sarah Vinskus, Town Clerk Town of North Hudson T T- 5 / 1 9 / 1 2 - 1 T C 26549 ----------------------------Advertise Classifieds! Have we got a WHEEL DEAL for you! 1-800-989-4237.


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C A R S 2003 Cherolet Malibu - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Gold....................$3,995 2003 Chevrolet Malibu - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Silver.................$3,995 2003 Ford Taurus - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Grey..........................$3,995 2003 Hyundai Tiburon - 2 Dr., 6 Cyl., Silver...........................$3,995 2002 Kia Spectra - 4 Dr., Maroon.........................................$2,995 2002 Dodge Intrepid - 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Auto, Blue......................$3,495 2001 Ford Escort - 2 Dr., 4 Cyl., Auto, Red............................$1,995 2001 Chrysler 300 - 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Auto, Blue.........................$3,995 2001 Subaru Legacy SW - 6 Cyl., Auto, Green.......................$3,995 2001 Ford Escort - 2 Dr., 4 Cyl., Black, 89,000 Miles!!!........$2,995 2001 Oldsmobile Alero - 2 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Tan....................$1,695 2000 Toyota Corolla - 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Auto, White.....................$2,495 2000 Chevrolet Impala - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Tan....................$4,995 2000 Buick Century - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Blue.......................$2,995 2000 Chrysler Concorde - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl...................................$2,995 2000 Subaru Legacy AWD SW - 4 Dr., Green.........................$3,995 2000 Hyundai Elantra - 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Auto, Black..................$2,995 2000 Nissan Sentra - 4 Dr., Auto, Blue..................................$2,995 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier - 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Auto, Green...............$3,995 2000 Subaru Forester AWD - 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Red......................$2,995 2000 Dodge Neon - 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Auto, Copper......................$2,995 2000 Lincoln Continental - 4 Dr., 8 Cyl., Auto, White.............$2,995 1999 Subaru Legacy SW - 4 Cyl., Auto, Black.......................$2,995 1999 Buick Century - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Blue.......................$2,295 1999 Buick Century - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Silver.....................$2,995 1999 Saturn SW2 - 4 Cyl., Auto, Gold...................................$2,995 1999 Subaru Forester SW - 4 Cyl., Black..............................$2,495 1999 Subaru Impreza - 4 Cyl., 5 Dr., Green...........................$3,995 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier - 4 Cyl., Auto, Red...........................$2,995 1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue - 6 Cyl., Auto, Grey........................$2,995 1999 Subaru Impreza - 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., White...........................$3,995 1999 Honda Accord - 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Green..............................$3,995 1999 Pontiac Sunfire - 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Auto, Red......................$2,495 1999 Volvo V70XC - AWD, 4 Dr., 5 Cyl., Auto, Brown.............$2,995 1998 Buick Regal - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Black........................$2,295 1998 Cadillac DeVille - 4 Dr., 8 Cyl., Auto, White...................$2,995 1998 Ford Escort - 2 Dr., Red...............................................$2,495 1998 Ford Taurus - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Green........................$2,995 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier - 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Auto, Green...............$2,995 1998 Kia Sephia - 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Maroon................................$1,995 1998 Subaru Legacy Outback AWD SW - 4 Cyl., Maroon........$2,495 1998 Ford Contour - 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Auto, Green......................$2,995 1998 Plymouth Neon - 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Auto, Blue.....................$2,495 1998 Ford Taurus - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Red...........................$2,995 1997 Chevrolet Lumina - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Green................$2,295 1997 Subaru Legacy SW - 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Auto, Red.................$2,495 1997 Saturn SC2 - 2 Dr., 4 Cyl., Purple.................................$2,995 1996 Saturn SL1 - 2 Dr., 4 Cyl., Red.....................................$2,995 1996 Subaru Legacy - AWD, 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Auto, Green...........$2,995 1996 Chrysler Sebring Convertible - 6 Cyl., Auto, Blue..........$2,495 1996 Honda Civic - 4 Dr., 4 Cyl.............................................$2,995 1996 Saab 900 - 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Auto, Silver............................$2,495 1996 Oldsmobile - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, White.........................$1,995 1996 Volvo 850 - 4 Dr., 5 Cyl., Auto, Green...........................$2,495 1996 Toyota Camry - 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Rose................................$3,995

1995 Pontiac Firebird - 2 Dr., 6 Cyl., Black...........................$3,495 1995 Toyota Corolla SW - 4 Cyl., Tan....................................$2,995 1994 Mercury Sable - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Pewter...................$2,495 1993 Subaru Imprezza - 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Auto, Blue...................$1,695 1992 BMW 535I - 4 Dr., Std., Black, Clean, Must See...........$3,995 1992 Subaru SVX - 2 Dr., 4 Cyl., Auto, Maroon......................$2,995 1990 Lexus LS-400 - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Brown.....................$2,995

SU V s • V A N S • T R U C K S 2003 Ford Ranger 4x4 - 6 Cyl., Auto, Gold............................$3,995 2002 Chrysler Town & Country Van - 6 Cyl., Auto, Blue..........$3,995 2002 Kia Sportage - 4 Cyl., Blue...........................................$2,995 2002 Ford Escape - 6 Cyl., Auto, White.................................$4,995 2002 Ford Explorer - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Gold........................$3,995 2001 Chevrolet Tracker - 4 Cyl., Red....................................$2,995 2001 Dodge Durango - 4 Dr., 8 Cyl., Maroon.........................$4,495 2001 Chrysler Concorde - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Green..............$2,995 2001 Ford Windstar Van - 6 Cyl., Auto, Silver........................$3,995 2001 Ford Windstar Van - 6 Cyl., Auto, Green.......................$2,995 2001 Isuzu Trooper 4x4 - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Maroon.....................$2,495 2000 GMC Jimmy - 4 Dr., 4x4, 6 Cyl., Auto, Black.................$3,995 2000 Kia Sportage - 4 Cyl., Black.........................................$1,995 2000 Ford Explorer - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Red.........................$2,995 2000 Ford Explorer - 4x4, Green..........................................$2,995 2000 Ford Expedition - 8 Cyl., Auto, Silver............................$4,995 1999 Dodge Dakota - 4x4, 6 Cyl., Red..................................$2,995 1999 Ford F-150 - 3 Dr., White, Ex Cab................................$3,995 1999 Ford Explorer - 6 Cyl., 4 Dr., Auto, Red.........................$2,995 1999 Jeep Wrangler - 4WD, 4 Cyl., Std., Blue........................$3,495 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan - 6 Cyl., Van, Blue......................$3,995 1999 Chevrolet K-1500 - 3 Dr., 8 Cyl., Auto, Red...................$2,995 1999 Chevrolet K-1500 4x4 - 8 Cyl., Auto, Black..................$3,995 1999 Ford Explorer - 6 Cyl., 4 Dr., Auto, Black......................$2,995 1999 Jeep Cherokee - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Green....................$2,995 1999 Dodge Caravan Van - 6 Cyl., Auto, Maroon...................$2,995 1999 Nissan Quest - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Silver.......................$3,495 1999 Ford Explorer - 4WD, 4 Cyl., Auto, Gray........................$1,995 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee - 4WD, 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Silver..$4,995 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee - 4WD, 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Grey. . .$4,995 1999 Dodge Dakota - 6 Cyl., Auto, White..............................$1,895 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee - 4WD, 8 Cyl., Auto, Green..........$2,995 1998 Chrysler Town & Country Van - 6 Cyl., Auto, Purple.......$4,995 1998 Ford F-150 Ext. Cab - Red...........................................$2,995 1998 GMC Jimmy - 4x4, 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Green.................$3,995 1998 Dodge Ram 2500 - 4 Dr., 8 Cyl., Auto, Green................$5,995 1998 Mercury Mountaineer - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Green..........$2,995 1998 Chevrolet Blazer - 4WD, 6 Cyl., Auto, Black..................$2,995 1998 Dodge Caravan Van - 6 Cyl., 4 Dr., White......................$2,995 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Red..........................................$2,495 1998 Plymouth Voyager - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Green...............$3,995 1998 Isuzu Rodeo 4x4 - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Silver..................$2,995 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee - 4 Dr., 8 Cyl., Auto, Silver...........$2,995 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe - 8 Cyl., Auto, Green...........................$2,995 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe - 4 Dr., 8 Cyl., Auto, Maroon...............$2,495 1997 Chevrolet K-1500 - 4x4, Ext., Cab, 3 Dr., Auto, Green. . .$4,995 1997 Ford F-150 XCab - Maroon..........................................$3,495 1996 Ford F-150 - 4x4, 8 Cyl., Blue......................................$2,995 1996 Ford Explorer - 4 Dr., 6 Cyl., Auto, Blue........................$2,995 1995 Ford F-150 PK - 8 Cyl., Maroon...................................$2,995 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee - 4 Dr., 8 Cyl., Auto, Maroon........$2,495 1989 Dodge Raider - Utility Yellow........................................$1,695

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BOATS 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 inboard 120hp motor and trailer, Garage stored. Asking $1200. 518-962-2045 or 845-773-9230 KAYAK PERCEPTION, 15', room for gear, used twice. (518) 5044393. $850 SAILBOAT HUNTER 140 14' Centerboard Open Cockpit. Main sail & jib. Auto furling jib w/dolly & cover. (518) 532-7249. $500

CARS 1952 DESOTO White/Blue, no rust, small Hemi, last started in 2007, great project car. Serious inquires only. $3500. 518-962-4688

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1993 Ford Mustang Convertible, 98K miles, $2000.00 or best offer 518-503-5122 30583

1978 FIAT Spider Convertible, classic, running condition, garage stored. Asking $6,000 will accept offers. 518-668-2638

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2000 DODGE Neon 518-894-4494 $2,400 OBO

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1964 FORD 4000 4 cyl., gas, Industrial loader & industrial Front End, 12 spd., German Transmission, Pie Weights, $4850.00. 518-962-2376 Evenings.

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

1979 SOUTHWIND Motor Home 27', sleeps 6, self contained generator, air condition, micro oven, everything works. Firm $3500. 518-494-3215.

TRUCKS MOTORCYCLES ’04 HD FATBOY CUSTOM <15k miles, Custom HD paint, lots of extra chrome. Harley motor, R&R 114jugs (=1600 ccs) Carbureted, 3/8 inch spoke (80) wheels, quick release backrest w/lug rack. $11,500.00 (518) 524-1970 robinebrownanthony@gmail.com

1998 F250 Super Duty V10 with Fisher plow. 518-624-2580. $6,500 2003 271 Silverado 1500 Ext. cab, 4dr, 4x4, 6 1/2' box, 5.3V8. 82,000 miles. 1 owner. Nice shape. $10,000. 518-494-9644.

2007 F-150 V8, tow pckg, auto, 28,000 mi, 4DR, exc running & shape, $13,000 OBO. Ask for Dave 518-585-2656 or 518-354-1586

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2009 PONTIAC VIBE Sport Wagon 4D; Mileage: 60,00. Great condition & gas mileage, 2.4 liter engine, 5-speed automatic w/overdrive & manual option, power windows/locks, cruise, air conditioning, onStar, phone, CD, power steering, etc. KBB=$11,760, asking $11,000. Call: 946-2326.

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

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23,995

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MSRP.........................................$33,610 Ford Retail Cust. Cash .................$2,000 Ford Trade Assist** .........................$750 FMCC Bonus Cash* ........................$500 Dealer Discount...........................$1,395

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V6, AUTO, AUTO TEMP AIR, SIRIUS, SYNC SYSTEM, REAR VIEW CAMERA, 12 SPKR. SONY SOUND STK#EN291, OFFER ENDS 5/31/12

2012 Ford Focus SE 20 MSRP.........................................$18,195 Ford Retail Cust. Cash ....................$750 Ford Trade Assist** .........................$750

25,995

2012 Ford Taurus SEL

MSRP.........................................$28,240 Ford Retail Cust. Cash .................$1,500 Ford Retail Bonus Cash ...............$1,000 Ford Trade Assist** .........................$750 Dealer Discount..............................$995

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2012 Ford Fusion SE MSRP.........................................$23,990 Ford Retail Cust. Cash .................$1,250 Ford Trade Assist** .........................$750 FMCC Bonus Cash* .....................$1,000 Dealer Discount..............................$995

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