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By Fred Herbst fred@denpubs.com PUTNAM Ñ Twelfth Night will again be celebrated by the Ticonderoga Festival Guild. The annual event will be held Monday, Jan. 6, at 7 p.m. at the Putnam Presbyterian Church. Area choirs will perform their favorite Christmas music. Light refreshments will follow the program. The program is free to all, but donations will be accepted following the program. For more information, call the festival guild office at 585-7015. The Ticonderoga Festival Guild, Inc., was established in 1980 as a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the performing arts in the Ticonderoga area. The mission of the Ticonderoga Festival Guild is to promote, develop, sustain, present, and advance a diverse program of performing arts in the Ticonderoga area. The Twelfth Night tradition dates to the Middle Ages. In early times, Christmas was 12 days of celebration, starting on Dec. 25 and

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Charize Benedict was too young to participate in the annual Ticonderoga Elks Hoop Shoot at the Ticonderoga Middle School, but she wanted to.

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PUBLISHER’S COLUMN

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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MORIAH

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SCHROON LAKE

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CROWN POINT

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IN BRIEF

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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CLASSIFIED

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AUTO ZONE

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Schroon man receives state honor. PAGE 13

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The Giving Thanks to Our Community program at Ticonderoga Middle School provided three Christmas presents each to 27 elementary school students this holiday season. Students raised the money for the gifts, which were then purchased, wrapped and delivered.

Ti students raise money for holiday gifts Middle school continues charity effort By Fred Herbst

fred@denpubs.com TICONDEROGA Ñ McKenna Troche wasnÕ t able to see their faces, but she knows some Ticonderoga children had a bright Christmas thanks to her hard work. Ò I think theyÕ ll smile; theyÕ ll be happy,Ó Troche said of children receiving gifts through the Giving Thanks to Our Community program at Ticonderoga Middle School. Ò IÕ m really glad I could help.Ó The Giving Thanks to Our Community program provided three Christmas presents each to 27 elementary school students. Ò ItÕ s a great program,Ó Tracy Price, Ti Middle School head teacher, said. Ò ItÕ s really a community service for the kids, a chance to give back to the community.Ó Price said about 75 percent of the middle school students worked on the project. The Giving Thanks to Our Community program has been in place four years. Its first three years it was funded by an anonymous donor. This year that person is ill and unable to contribute. Ò We really didnÕ t want this program to end,Ó said Corey Grey, school secretary who assisted with the effort. Ò ItÕ s a really nice program.Ó Ti Middle School students decided to step up and keep it go-

ing. Students held a raffle to raise money to purchase the nearly 100 gifts needed. They sold $5 tickets and awarded three prizes Ñ all the food needed for a Thanksgiving dinner, the food needed for a Christmas dinner and a $150 fuel card. They raised more than $1,500, spending $1,200 on the holiday gift program. The remaining money will be used for supplies needed to make blankets for local nursing home residents. Those blankets will be distributed on ValentineÕ s Day. The raffle was sponsored by the school PBIS — Positive Behavior Intervention Services Ñ and College For Every Student programs. Jessica Sprague, a seventh grade student, said she feels good about helping others during the holidays. Ò I just wanted to help kids who need gifts,Ó she said. Ò I know they will be excited. I feel good about it.Ó The elementary students receiving the gifts were selected by school staff. The program was completely confidential — and a surprise. Ò Families donÕ t know weÕ re coming,Ó Grey said. Ò We just show up, knock on the door and leave the presents. Ò We know this is an important programÓ she said. Ò Some kids wouldnÕ t have Christmas without these gifts. Sometimes the parents cry.Ó Grey and Samantha Wells, the school guidance counselor, purchased the gifts at the Ticonderoga Walmart, which provided the presents at a discount.

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Students garner prizes for calendar sales Proceeds to assist whale watch trips, Ti celebration By Fred Herbst

fred@denpubs.com TICONDEROGA Ñ A pair of Ticonderoga Middle School students earned a Christmas bonus of sorts this holiday season. Caitlin Myers and Carson Reeves, seventh grade students, were the top sales people in a promotion sponsored by the First 250 Years Committee of Ticonderoga. The committee is charged with planning the community’s 250th anniversary celebration in 2014. Ti Middle School and St. MaryÕ s School students have been selling 2014 “Ticonderoga: The First 250 Years” calendars. Students earned $2 for each calendar sold for their respective whale watch trips and the remaining proceeds went to the First 250 committee to help finance this summer’s events. Ò WeÕ re very pleased the students could help us,Ó Bob Dedrick, a committee member, said. Ò This is a real win-win project.Ó Myers was the top seller. She received a $100 gift card from Walmart. Reeves was second. He received a $50 gift card from DunkinÕ Donuts. The money, while welcome, is not the reason students participated, explained Ti Middle School teacher Kyle Lang. Ò ItÕ s really a community service project,Ó Lang said. Ò The money is great, but we want our students involved in the community. This is a wonderful opportunity to be part of an important celebration.Ó Teacher Lori Fox led the sale at St. MaryÕ s. While prizes have been awarded, the sale continues. Ò The seventh graders are selling these as a fund raiser for their whale watch trips to Massachusetts,Ó said June Curtis of the First 250 Years Committee. “Purchasing a calendar from one of these students is a win-win situation, supporting this excellent educational endeavor as well as our committeeÕ s mission. We thank (Ti school superintendent) John McDonald, Jr., Kyle Lang, Lori Fox and the seventh grade classes and everyone in the community for participating.Ó The First 250 Years celebration will be July 19-27 and will include a historical re-enactment at Fort Ticonderoga, lectures, slide shows, a street dance, the presentation of the annual Ticonderoga High School alumni awards, a golf tournament and the annual Ti StreetFest. The actual founding of Ticonderoga is traced to July 24, 1764, when a land grant was awarded to John Stoughton. To mark that day there will be a celebration in Bicentennial Park with children’s activities, food, a concert and fireworks.

Ò Ticonderoga is celebrating the 250th anniversary of its settlement, its quarter millennial, in 2014,” Curtis said. Ò This is the second and last calendar created for the purpose of honoring, celebrating and remembering many of the people, places and things that have been instrumental in the growth of Ticonderoga. The calendar sub-committee sincerely hopes that residents and friends of Ticonderoga will enjoy this yearÕ s version of Ô Ticonderoga, Celebrating 250 YearsÕ .Ó The committee, co-sponsored by the Ticonderoga Historical Society and the Ti A pair of Ticonderoga Middle School students earned a Christmas bonus of sorts this holiday season. Caitlin Myers and Heritage Museum, Carson Reeves, both seventh grade students were the top sales people in a calendar sales promotion sponsored by has produced the the First 250 Years Committee of Ticonderoga. From left are Myers, Bob Dedrick of the First 250 committee, Reeves and calendar that looks teacher Kyle Lang. at a particular part drick. of local history each “For 2014, we’ve tried to capture more of the near history month from January through December 2014. (1940-2000) of the town and have focused on groups, rather than January, for example, has photos and information on TiconderogaÕ s military service. February highlights civic groups, March individuals, who have influenced the development of our community,Ó Curtis said of the calendar. Ò Ticonderoga has been able communications, April politics and government, May transporto celebrate its first 250 years only because families, individutation, June transitions, July commemorations, August popular als, businesses and organizations have preserved their histories. entertainment, September food, October sports and recreation, We encourage the people of Ticonderoga to gather those photos, November commerce and December legacies. documents, and stories that will help and inspire future generaA schedule for the 2014 celebration is also included in the caltions to celebrate the next 250 years. endar. “Our second calendar, the 2014 calendar, is again stunning,” The calendars, priced at $10 each, are on sale at the Hancock House, the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce, RathbunÕ s Curtis said. Ò This is a collectorÕ s item, a keepsake and an ideal holiday gift. For the many of us who enjoy reliving memories of Jewelry and the Burleigh Luncheonette. Anyone wishing to buy the town from the old days, turning the pages will be like walka calendar can call Dedrick at 585-7408. ing down memory lane.Ó The calendar was created by Sylvia Boyce, Steve Boyce, Chris Breiseth, Bill Dolback, Perry OÕ Neill, Rich Strum, Curtis and De-


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Fort Ti to explore winter of 1755-56 Living history event slated Jan. 11 By Fred Herbst

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10:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 3 p.m. The tours will examine Fort Carillon’s role in the French and Indian War at the beginning of 1756. A French drill and musket demonstration will be held at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. It will highlight the form and function of the French fusil in the hands of the Languedoc soldiers. “Obliged to Return Through the Forest” will be held at 11:30 a.m. Participants will march along with a patrol of Languedoc soldiers, leaving the safety of the fort and entering the woods. People can try to find patrols of Roger’s Rangers before being discovered. Hiking boots and winter clothing are recommended. “Tools of the Trade” will be presented at 12:30 p.m. at the Mars Education Center. It will explore French soldiers’ equipment. Throughout the day the tailor’s shop, artificer’s post, soldiers’ barracks and a program on daily life will be available.

TICONDEROGA Ñ What was it like during the winter of 1755-56 at Fort Ticonderoga? Ò CarillonÕ s First WinterÓ will depict the lives of French soldiers garrisoned at the fort during a living history event Saturday, Jan. 11, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fort was named Carillon by the French. “People can spend time at a place where 1756 feels like now and join the French soldiers tasked with building the fort and guarding the frontier against raids by Robert Rogers and other rangers,Ó said Beth Hill, Fort Ti president and CEO. Ò CarillonÕ s First WinterÓ will include special tours, museum exhibitions, historic trades and living history programs throughout the day. Admission is $10 a person and payable at the gate. Friends of Fort Ticonderoga and children 4 years and under are free. For information visit www.fortticonderoga.org or call 5852821. “The event will explore the first fort built at Fort Ticonderoga,Ó Stuart Lilie, Fort Ti director of interpretation, said. Ò Imagine travelling across the Atlantic Ocean to defend New France in the harsh winter at a small wooden fort carved out of the deep woods. Peer out on a landscape of snow and forest with enemy capture potentially lurking behind any tree trunk. Ò Meet the French soldiers of the Languedoc regiment who remained behind at Carillon to guard the southern frontier of New France on Lake Champlain in the winter of 1755-1756,” he said. Ò Discover how French soldiers from the south of France learned to survive and defend the fort from patrols and raids St. Mary’s School fourth grader Madalynn Hubbard reads to kindergarten student Gracie from Robert Rogers and other rangers.Ó Wells as part of the school’s Reading Buddies program. Tours of the fort will be offered at

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The tailorÕ s shop will demonstrate how greed, embezzlement, and political in fighting affected the supply of French soldiers in Canada. It will also examine the construction of Native trade goods and their use by French soldiers. Artificer’s Post will explain why Canadians and French soldiers alike used Native moccasins as the footwear of choice in deep snow. SoldierÕ s Quarters will show a soldierÕ s mattress tick laid out on the floor, as well as the tools of the French soldier’s trade and the few perks of space and privacy that an officer’s commission offered. The SoldierÕ s Life will be presented on the parade ground. People can stand with French soldiers, wrapped in their heavy wool capotes, as they go through their daily duties to stay alive. Cooking rations, cleaning guns and washing their laundry will be highlighted. A pair of exhibits, Ò It Would Make a Heart of Stone MeltÓ and Ò Pork, Pigeon, & Pottery Ò will also be on display. Ò It Would Make a Heart of Stone MeltÓ examines wounds, disease, injury and the treatment of these ailments for soldiers at Fort Ticonderoga during the American Revolution. Ò Pork, Pigeon, & PotteryÓ exhibits artifacts recovered from the ruins of Fort Ticonderoga.

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TICONDEROGA Ñ The Ticonderoga Police Department and Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect believed to be responsible for a pharmacy robbery that occurred last November at the Rite Aid Pharmacy, 1161 NYS Rt. 9 North in Ticonderoga. The cash reward is donated by RxPATROL¨ , a collaborative effort between industry, pharmacists and law enforcement to collect, collate, analyze and disseminate information on pharmacy theft. Ò ItÕ s important for people to know that all information that we get is kept completely confidential. Callers never have to give their names or appear in court. The Crime Stoppers tip line does not use any tape recording or caller ID devices,Ó said Crime Stoppers President Gene Ferrara. Anyone with information about this robbery or the suspect is asked to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at (888) 4RxTIPS or (888-479-8477). The Ticonderoga Police Department continues to investigate the robbery that occurred at the Rite Aid Pharmacy in Ticonderoga. The robbery took place Nov. 8, 2012, at 6:11 p.m. The suspect walked into the pharmacy through the front door, approached the pharmacy counter and passed the pharmacist a note demanding controlled substances. The suspect fled out the front door after he was given an undetermined amount medicine. The suspect was described as a white male approximately 6-feet-3 tall and weighing approximately 180 pounds. He wore a gray hooded sweatshirt, brown Carhartt jacket, faded jeans, black sneakers and a black knit hat with a short brim.


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ne of our veteran editors wrote an article several years ago describing the extreme hardships a family in Johnsburg was enduring as the parents were working long hours at minimum-wage jobs. Hard-working and committed to their children, the man and wife headed out each day in an effort to provide their family with safe housing and a decent start in life. Yet with burdensome home heating costs and sky-high vehicle fuel and insurance expenses, their minimum-wage earnings were nowhere near covering the basic necessities for their family. To survive, they were forced to depend on a variety of government programs. Since then, the situation is even worse for thousands of families in the Adirondacks who rely on minimum-wage employment for their income. Decent jobs are rare in the central Adirondacks, and we see the result: many local residents, whose families have lived here for generations, are leaving so they can make a respectable living elsewhere. Over the past 30 years the population of core Adirondack communities has declined by 30 percent or more. In 1973, this Denton editor reports, he and his wife both worked for a salary just above minimum wage, or $1.60 per hour, and they were able to pay for not only their housing costs, food, insurance on three vehicles Ñ and their health insurance premiums (only $85 per year full cost for a policy) Ñ they also had cash left over for vacations and non-essential purchases. Now, people earning minimum wage have no such ability. The total cost of a health care plan alone can exceed a minimum-wage workerÕ s entire annual salary. Those working at the 2014 minimum wage rate of $7.25 have far less buying power than workers earning $1.60 per hour in 1973. Since 1970 or so, the average pay of top executives nationally has increased a thousand-fold, while wages for working people havenÕ t even kept up with the rising cost of living. ItÕ s estimated that if the minimum wage had been tied to increases in cost of living over those 40 years, the minimum wage now would be $10.65 per hour. ItÕ s important to note that over these four decades, U.S. labor productivity has risen by at least 125 percent, which would mean that minimum wage workers Ñ if fully compensated for their work — should now be making $22 per hour or more. Some citizens who espouse pure free-market capitalism, oppose raising the minimum wage, citing that it would cause job losses. But studies

show that the opposite is likely to happen, with more earned income circulating in the economy. Such opponents also claim that a higher minimum wage would cause the cost of goods and services to spiral, but studies indicate that the cost of raising the minimum wage to $10.50 — and improving the lives of many millions of Americans Ñ would be a matter of a price increases of a few cents on a $5 product. Raising the minimum wage is also likely to put quite a shot in the economy, as the higher earnings would be spent on more goods and services. A Chicago Federal Reserve Board study indicated that raising the minimum wage to only $9 per hour would boost household spending by $48 billion, which would give the U.S. economy a considerable shot in the arm. A raise of the minimum wage past $10 per hour would boost the income of about 35 million workers, and lift most of them out of poverty. With the resulting financial stability, more families would be able to reclaim a middleclass lifestyle and have more time to engage in community life. Volunteerism and participation in charitable causes would increase, and crime would undoubtedly decrease. With the resulting boost in payroll-tax revenue, both the state and federal government would have substantially higher income tax revenue Ñ and Social Security and Medicare would be far better funded. While a variety of expensive, bureaucratic government programs now exist to subsidize the working poor, it is far more efficient in our national economy for workers to be paid directly a livable wage that reflects the true cost of their work and productivity. Thankfully, a good number of employers in our area understand that paying a decent wage not only exerts a substantial positive impact on their workers’ lives, but it directly benefits their enterprises, including boosted productivity and reduced employee turnover. Take Matt Funicello of Rock Hill Bakehouse for an example. He pays his 35 workers substantially above minimum wage, because he not only understands the benefits, but because he realizes to do so is his ethical responsibility. Recently Funicello testified in Albany on behalf of the federal House Resolution 1346, which would raise the national minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.50, and provide for the rate to be raised as the cost of living increases. We support the proposal and applaud those enterprises in the region that pay a livable wage to their employees. Ñ Denton Publications Editorial Board

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New facilities needed To the Times of Ti: Back in November I read an article from the Adirondack Daily Enterprise about the VeteranÕ s Memorial Highway on Whiteface Mountain getting $12 million in repairs. After visiting the mountain this past summer itÕ s surely welcome and needed. I do, however, have to wonder if the state also thought about sanitary facilities on the mountain. As those who have visited already know there are only two facilities, one for women and one for men at the very top of the mountain. It is almost impossible for handicapped people as the facilities are at the very end of the road in a building with narrow corridors and doors! To get to the facilities one must park several hundred yards from where they are located and it is an uphill walk. If this were a private enterprise I am sure the state would not allow this condition to exist. The article showed Gov. Cuomo enjoying the view and I have to wonder if he used the facilities while there! There are facilities for staff on the upper level, but they are locked to the public. Unfortunately, this condition forces many to use the woods along the highway as a place to relieve themselves.

For what is charged to get on the highway there should surely be more toilet facilities open to the public. Perhaps a little bit of the $12 million could be used to construct a few facilities! Gary P. Guido Ticonderoga

Thankful for help To the Times of Ti: The Willsboro Community Housing Assistance Taskforce Ð Food Shelf and Emergency Fund would like to sincerely thank all of the individuals, organizations, and businesses that helped to supply food for the Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets this 2013 holiday season. Without each and every one of your efforts we would not have been able to provide the assistance needed. Happiest holiday wishes to all! May you have a healthy and happy 2014! Beverly Moran & Ashley Blanchard Willsboro CHAT Representatives

Bigoted cartoon To the Times of Ti: The cartoon published in the 12/20 edition of the Times of Ti was unusually ignorant and stupid. The point of the First Amendment protection of the free exercise of religion is precisely to prevent governmental interference with our religious beliefs. The Obamacare mandate, by curtailing religious freedom, is a threat to ALL religions, which is why the plaintiffs in the suits against the government represent other religions besides Catholicism. I had thought that the long and shameful history of anti-Catholic bigotry had died out in America, but the Valley News, I see, is reviving it. John I. Gardner Essex

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LGA offers suggestions for Christmas trees Recycling efforts suggested TICONDEROGA Ñ Looking to recycle your Christmas tree when the holidays are over? The Lake George Association has some ideas. If you want to let the birds benefit from your tree for a bit you might think about staking it in the ground and leaving it out in your backyard for a while Ð after you have replaced the ornaments with some yummy bird feeders of course (think pinecones covered in peanut butter and bird seed or suet cakes). You can then set it aside once all the needles have dropped and it no longer provides good cover for the birds to chip and use as mulch in the spring. You might have heard about recycling Christmas trees by throwing them in lakes and ponds to provide fish habitat. We get a number of questions about this practice every year around this time. While this might be a good idea if you have your own private pond, in the case of a larger public Lake such as Lake

George, we do not suggest that you throw your Christmas tree into the Lake. With a quick Google search, you can find directions for sinking your old Christmas tree with a concrete block and creating ‘artificial habitat’ for fish. Yes, Christmas trees can be re-used to provide vertical structure that would make fish such as panfish and bass happy - however - in regulated waterbodies including Lake George and most other lakes in the area, you would need a permit to do so. Some states have programs where fisheries staff creates artificial reefs using Christmas trees to enhance underwater fish habitat within lakes– New Hampshire is one that is nearby. But this method of Christmas tree recycling is best left to the professionals. Rather than adding your Christmas tree to the lake, if you want to help provide habitat for fish and turtles, leave wood in the lake year-round. Ô In-lakeÕ wood provides important structure for habitat Ð and is often cleared since it looks Ô untidyÕ to homeowners around the shoreline. If it is not in the way of your

usual swimming spot or causing a safety hazard along the shoreline, consider leaving downed trees in the lake as part of a natural shoreline buffer. Once you are ready to take down your tree, find out if your local transfer station accepts Christmas trees for recycling. Or Ð for a Ô DIYÕ approach Ð you can chip up the tree yourself if you have a chipper or if not you can split the trunk to use as firewood or kindling and then lay the branches under acid-loving native shrubs such as blueberries or rhododendrons to use for mulch and weed control. The Lake George Association is a member-supported nonprofit organization. Families, businesses, summer residents and donors support the LGA. Founded in 1885, the Lake George Association is the nationÕ s oldest lake protection organization. The LGA is located on Rt. 9N across from I-87 South Exit 21 in Lake George. For more information the public can call 668-3558 or visit www.lakegeorgeassociation.org

Ticonderoga From page 1 culminating on the 12th night, which was considered Ò Christmas Day.Ó Hence, the song Ò Twelve Days of ChristmasÓ and the play Ò Twelfth NightÓ by William Shakespeare. In 529, Roman Emperor Justinian named Christmas to be a civic holiday. Work and public business not associated with the celebration of the holiday was strictly forbidden. In 563, a decree from the Council of Braga declared that fasting on Christmas was prohibited and in 567 the Council of Tours elected the 12 days from Dec. 25 to Epiphany to be sacred. As a result, in the Middle Ages Christmas was not one day to take off work and spend with family, but 12 days of celebration. In older times, the Ò Twelfth NightÓ brought great festivities. In some areas of the world, it is still proper to erect a Christmas tree on Christmas Eve and leave it up until a week after New Year for this reason.

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Schroon Lake man earns state honor Farm Bureau cites Larry Phillips By Fred Herbst

fred@denpubs.com SCHROON LAKE Ñ A Schroon Lake man has been recognized by the New York State Farm Bureau. Larry Phillips received the Most Valuable Volunteer Award during the Farm BureauÕ s annual meeting in Syracuse recently. Phillips is the membership chairman of the Essex County Farm Bureau. He received a Carhartt jacket with a New York Farm Bureau logo to recognize his efforts of signing up at least five new Farm Bureau members. He attended the meeting as Essex CountyÕ s voting delegate. Erik Leerkes of Ticonderoga is the Essex County Farm Bureau president. Ò While at the state annual meeting, members also took part in the grassroots process of laying the groundwork for the year ahead,” Kim Farnum, New York Farm Bureau field adviser, said. “More than 100 delegates from across New York proposed, discussed and voted on resolutions that set NYFBÕ s public policy agenda for 2014. Ò They also heard from a number of state leaders including state Sen. John DeFrancisco, Assembly Agriculture Committee Chair Bill Magee and Dean Kathryn Boor of Cornell CALS (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences),Ó she said. Ò Keith Eckel, chairman of Nationwide Insurance, also spoke about the successful partnership between Nationwide and New York Farm Bureau.Ó The Essex County Farm Bureau deals with economic and public policy issues facing the agricultural community. It is part of New York Farm Bureau, the largest agricultural advocacy group

Holiday winners named SCHROON LAKE Ñ The Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of its annual holiday decorating contest. Winners include: Residential Most Traditional or Adirondack Style - 1, Dan and Kathy Riggins, 63 Pine Lane, who receive a gift certificate to the Strand Movie Theater courtesy of Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce; 2, Bill and Kris Tribou, 24 Brookfield Avenue; 3, Dave and Liz Insull, 23 Leland Avenue; honorable mention, Chris and Patti Savarie, 64 River Road. Most Creative Display of Lights - 1, Ron and Lori Messing, 65 Burgey Road, who receive a gift certificate to Adirondack General Store courtesy of Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce; 2, Gushee, 33 Cross Street; 3, Junior and Mary Jane McCoy, 36 Club House Road; honorable mention, David and Joanne Feltz, 31 Pine Lane. Most Creative Themed Display - 1, Foote family, 25 Dicks Lane, who receive a gift certificate to DeCesare’s Pizza courtesy of Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce; 2, Jamie and Jennifer LaPerle, 50 Hemlock Drive; 3, Seeley family, 164 Aldermeadow Road; honorable mention, Rick Gero family, 12 Center Street. Business 1, Drake’s Restaurant, 1299 US RTE 9; 2, The Towne Store, Main Street; 3, tie, FlanaganÕ s Pub and Timberwolf Pub, Main Street. Ò We wish to thank everyone who decorated their homes and businesses this season,Ó Rosemarie Ritson of the chamber said. “It is always very difficult for the judges to make their decisions. Thank you to the judges for volunteering their time for the judging contest for 2013. We appreciate all the community support received.Ó

Just before Christmas the Town of Schroon Lions Club distributed 43 holiday baskets in Schroon and North Hudson. The holiday baskets have been a Lions Club tradition for 50 years. Not only does Tops Friendly Markets make a donation, but the employees prepare the baskets. This year from the Tops Traudi Duntley was responsible for putting the baskets together. People interested in joining the Town of Schroon Lions Club can contact a local Lion. Dennis D’Amico is the King Lion.

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OBITUARIES CHARLES WHITFORD MAR 07, 1933 - DEC 09, 2013 Cheektowaga Moriah and was always willing to WHITFORD, Charles, 80 help anyone in need. He was Born March 7, 1933. Son of a gentle man and a gentlethe late Perl and Harriet man. He proudly served his (Brown) Whitford, passed country in the Army during away quietly at Elderwood the Korean War. He retired Nursing Home in Cheekfrom Niagara Mohawk in towaga, NY on Dec. 9th, Buffalo, NY after 35 years 2013. Beloved husband of and returned with Anna to Anna. Proud father of Donhis family home in Moriah, ald (Cathy), William (Teresa) NY to enjoy his retirement and Julie. Cherished grandyears. Charlie will be greatly father of nine and greatmissed by all who knew him. grandfather of 3. Survived A funeral took place in Buffaby much loved sister Addie, lo, NY on Dec. 13th, 2013. and sister-in-law Dorothy, There will be a memorial seralong with many in-laws, vice for Charlie in Moriah, nieces and nephews. PredeNY and the burial will be in ceased by Bernard and Betty, the South Moriah Cemetery Harold R. and Marion, Leon, at the family's convenience in Karl, and Donald. Charlie the Spring. Donations in his will be remembered as an memory may be made to the easygoing, compassionate Alzheimer's Foundation. man who adored his family FRANCES K. BRANNOCK NEWHALL SEP 06, 1923 - DEC 22, 2013 Ticonderoga. Frances K. ceased by her husbands, Brannock Newhall, 90, of Kenneth C. Brannock and Ticonderoga, passed away on Winthrop Newhall. She was Sunday, December 22, 2013 also pre-deceased by three at the Glens Falls Hospital, brothers, Harry May, Bill surrounded by May, and George her loving famiMay; and by ly. three sisters, Born in Hague, Bessie Smith, LuSeptember 6, lu Corlew, and 1923, she was the Laura May. daughter of the Survivors inlate Frank and clude her three Nellie (Maloney) children, Keith May. W. Brannock and Frances was a his wife, Nancy lifelong Hague of Ticonderoga, and Ticonderoga Diane Marie resident, and a graduate of Grunewald and her husband Hague Central School and Fred of Jackson Heights, and Plattsburgh State College. Terry Brannock and his wife, She was an Elementary Shari of Ticonderoga; three School Teacher, having grandchildren, Terry Brantaught in the Bolton Landing, nock II, Seth Brannock and Hague and Ticonderoga his wife, Jamie, and Lori School Districts for many Mosher and her husband, years. Randy. She is also survived Mrs. Newhall was kind and by three step-sons, Mike pleasant to everyone and evNewhall, Tom Newhall, and eryone she met would beJamie Newhall, and a very come her friend. She will alspecial step-daughter, Peggy ways be remembered for her Newhall Walraven. beautiful smile. Calling hours for relatives She was an avid New York and friends were held SaturMets fan and bowler. She day, December 28, 2013 from spent many enjoyable years 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the bowling in the Wednesday Wilcox & Regan Funeral night league. Home, 11 Algonkin St., She was a charter member of Ticonderoga. the Ticonderoga Fire DepartA private burial followed. ment Ladies Auxiliary. In lieu of flowers please Frances' greatest joy was make donations in Mrs. spending time with her famiNewhall's memory to the ly and friends. Ticonderoga Fire DepartMrs. Newhall was pre-dement.

LINDA KAY MOORE NOV 24, 1947 - DEC 25, 2013 Ticonderoga. Linda Kay kids or grand-kids were inMoore, 66, of Ticonderoga volved. passed away peacefully on In addition to her parents, Christmas Day with her lovshe was also pre-deceased by ing family by her side. two brothers, Kevin Clark Born in Ticonand Bill Clark, deroga, Novemone uncle, ber 24, 1947, she Charles Farrelly, was the daughter two aunts, Bess of the late Perry Mattison and G. and Katherine Flossie Clark, her A. (Farrelly) cousin, Connie Clark. Ross, and her She married brother-in-law Edgar P. Moore, and sister-in-law, Sr. on March 22, Rod and Ann 1975 in Port Moore. Henry. Survivors inLinda began her working caclude her husband, Edgar P. reer as a secretary for the law Moore, Sr.; seven children, firm of Dominick Viscardi. Amy K. Catanzarita and her Through the years she held boyfriend, Mark Reynolds of many other Secretarial posiAltona, NY, John Sharrow, Jr. tions within the Ticonderoga of Ocala, FL, Nichlaus Moore Community, including the and his wife, Anita of Peru, Moses-Ludington Hospital NY, Carmella DeLorme and Admissions and Billing Deher husband, Gary of Temecpartments, North Country ula, CA, Kevin P. Moore and Council on Alcohol and Subhis wife, Sofia of San Francisstance Abuse, Secretary to co, CA, Edgar P. Moore, Jr. the Ticonderoga Assessor, and his wife, Cathy of TiconMountain Lakes Services, a deroga, and Abbey Marie Daycare Provider, and SecreHuber; thirteen grandchiltary for the Ticonderoga dren, Zachari, Nathan, Highway Department. She Samantha, J.P., Gabriel, Ruwas a longtime Inspector for by, Jayden, Kayla, Bryant, the Board of Elections. Prior Kayden, another grandchild to her retirement, she redue in July 2014, Alycia and turned to the Law Office of Kaitlyn; and two greatJudge Viscardi. grandchildren; her aunts, One of Linda's fondest memPearl Sharrow and Virginia ories was working on her Royer, her uncle, Sherry family's chicken farm on Clark, her niece, Heather Chilson Hill. She always Clark, her nephew, Travis spoke fondly of collecting, Moore, her close cousins, packaging and delivering the Farrelly Ezzo, Bonnie Dunn eggs to the surrounding comand Jim Clark, and her sistermunities. in-law and brother-in-law, Her many interests included Cheryl and Jerry O'Connor. baking, knitting, crocheting, She is also survived by her reading and taking bus tour furry friends, Scrappy, Fartrips all over the northeast relly, Max, Liam, and Lily. with her husband, Ed. Linda Calling hours for relatives was very proud of her Irish and friends were held Monheritage. day, December 30, 2013 from Linda was a very active 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 p.m. at the member of the First United Wilcox & Regan Funeral Methodist Church of TiconHome, 11 Algonkin St., deroga. She served as the Ticonderoga. Church Coordinator for the A Funeral Service took place Tiny Tim Program for many on Tuesday, December 31, years. She was the Chairper2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the First son for the Administrative United Methodist Church of Council and the United Ticonderoga with a reception Methodist Women on both following at the church. The the District and Conference Rev. Scott Tyler, Pastor, offilevels. She served on the ciated. membership committee, was Interment will take place in a certified Lay Speaker for the Spring at the family plot the Church, and served as of the Chilson Community the treasurer for the Church Cemetery. Thrift Shop. Linda was also Linda had a huge heart and active in the Ticonderoga would do anything to help Fire Department Women's anyone in need. In order to Auxiliary for many years. continue her legacy of giving Her most enjoyable moments to others, please consider dowere spending time with her nating to the Ticonderoga family, especially her many Chapter of the Tiny Tim Prograndchildren. Mom rarely gram or to the First United missed a sporting event or Methodist Church of Ticonschool function in which her deroga, NY.


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CROWN POINT Ñ The North Country Regional Volunteer Center, located at the United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc., will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day by promoting volunteerism throughout Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties. Martin Luther King Day is Monday, Jan. 20. The North Country Regional Volunteer Center is offering 10 mini-grants worth up to $300. The mini-grants will be awarded to non-profit agencies, organizations and groups with the purpose of doing projects that use volunteers to complete the task at hand. There must be a clear benefit to the community at large, a nonprofit organization or a person affected by an adverse situation. One agency/group from each county will be awarded a mini-grant. If there is no application from one of the seven counties the award will be given to an agency in another county. Applications can be found at www.unitedwayadk.org, under the News Releases Tab, call 563-0028, or email Kathy Snow at Kathy@unitedwayadk.org. The application deadline is Jan. 10.


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Ti’coustics plans benefit performances

Ticonderoga senior citizens to tour Italy

Ti school calendar has incorrect schedule

TICONDEROGA Ñ TiÕ coustics will perform Wednesday, Jan. 8, and Wednesday, Jan. 22, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Burleigh House, 120 Montcalm St., Ticonderoga. An “old time country music” evening is planned Jan. 22. TiÕ coustics is a group of local amateur and professional musicians. There is no entry fee, but donations are accepted for the Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance.

TICONDEROGA Ñ Ticonderoga senior citizens are planning a trip to Italy. The tour will stay in Rome, Florence, Amalfi Coast, Venice and the Italian lakes district. There will be visits to Pompeii, a Tuscan winery, Venice and Murano Island. The four-star tour includes bus from Ticonderoga area to Albany, airfare from Albany Airport, transfers in Italy, all accommodations, tour manager and local guides, baggage handling, transportation and sightseeing. For more information call Peggy and Dick at 585-7659 or Ashley at 824-3804.

TICONDEROGA Ñ The basketball schedule posted on the Ticonderoga school calendar is incorrect. For a correct schedule people refer to “Athletics” on the Ticonderoga k12.org website.

Crown Point church to change worship time CROWN POINT Ñ The worship hour for the Crown Point United Methodist Church will change Jan. 5 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. This will be in effect until sometime in May. This Sunday the church will celebrate Epiphany, the arrival of the Magi to Bethlehem, and Communion. Those attending are asked to bring an item for the ecumenical food pantry. The service will be led by Rev. Gregg Trask, interim pastor.

Ticonderoga church to serve free dinner TICONDEROGA Ñ The next free community fellowship dinner at the First United Methodist Church in Ticonderoga will be on Sunday, Jan. 5, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. A chicken and biscuit dinner is being planned complete with desserts and beverages. While there is no charge, a free-will donation is appreciated. High chairs, booster seats and a child friendly menu will also be available. Take-outs are also available. The free community dinners are usually served on the first or second Sunday each month as an Outreach Ministry of the church. For more information about the free dinners or the church contact the church office at 585-7995 or visit the church web site: www.tifumc.com.

Putnam church to hold service PUTNAM Ñ The Putnam United Presbyterian Church will hold an Epiphany worship service Jan. 5 at 10 a.m. Scripture readings from Jeremiah 31: 7-14 and Matthew 2:1-12 will be read by Deacon Stan Burdick. Pastor Pat Davies sermon is titled Ò Epiphacinein, a composite of the words.Ó Coffee and fellowship will follow in the Martha OÕ Dell hall. The church is located on the Lower Road (County Route 2) in Putnam Station. For more information, call the church at 5478378.

‘Amazing Things!’ slated at Fort Ticonderoga TICONDEROGA Ñ Fort TiconderogaÕ s Ò Fort Fever SeriesÓ begins Sunday, Jan. 12, at 2 p.m. with “Amazing Things! Highlights from Fort TiconderogaÕ s CollectionsÓ presented by Curator of Collections Chris Fox. The cost is $10 a person and will be collected at the door. It is free for members of the Friends of Fort Ticonderoga. Highlights include the chance to get a close look at the autographs of many of the famous people who are connected with the fortÕ s history, objects associated with the French & Indian War and American Revolution and rare weapons from AmericaÕ s colonial period. Additional Ò Fort Fever SeriesÓ programs are scheduled Feb. 2, March 16 and April 13. The complete schedule of winter and early spring programs is available at www.fortticonderoga.org

Schroon Lake Library to screen free movies SCHROON LAKE Ñ The Schroon Lake Public Library will show free movies every Saturday throughout the winter months in the downstairs meeting room on its 10-foot movie screen with high-quality sound. Movies for families/children will be shown starting at 12:30 p.m. with free popcorn for all. Movies for adults and teens will be shown at 7 p.m. For a listing of movies visit the library, call at 532-7737 ext. 13 or go online at www.schroon.net

Crown Point fire commissioners to meet CROWN POINT Ñ Crown Point Fire District board of commissioners will hold its annual organizational meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 6 p.m. at Crown Point fire hall. The regular board of commissioners January monthly meeting will follow at 6:30 p.m.

Ticonderoga Central School to be in session TICONDEROGA Ñ There will not be an early dismissal for students of Ticonderoga Central School District on Tuesday, Jan. 28, for staff development activities. School will be in session for the entire day. Parents should disregard a previous notice.

Water, sewer rents to be collected in Moriah PORT HENRY Ñ Moriah Water & Sewer Clerk Rose M. French will collect water and sewer rents beginning Jan. 1. After the third of the month, following each quarterly billing, there will be a 10 percent penalty. Because water and sewer taxes coming out at the same time as the land taxes, the penalty for the February payment will be forgiven if paid by the due date of the second payment, which is May 3. Rents will be collected through Nov. 3, after which any unpaid balance will be levied onto the land taxes in January 2015. People should remit payment stub when paying a bill to ensure credit to the proper account.

Osteoporosis exercises classes available

Schroon Lake seniors accepting members SCHROON LAKE Ñ The Schroon Lake Senior Center is accepting new members. Membership, open to people age 55 and older, is $20 a year. Activities include nutrition meals Monday through Friday, Wii bowling on Wednesday, bingo on Thursdays, game nights, potluck dinners, weekly shopping trips to Ticonderoga, Zumba Gold every Monday and bus trips to malls and casinos. For more information or to join call 532-7755.

Crown Point Food Pantry available CROWN POINT Ñ The Crown Point Food Pantry is open Thursdays 9 to 11 a.m. In case of emergency call Pat Sawyer at 597-3927.

RSVP seeking tax-preparation volunteers PORT HENRY Ñ RSVP is looking for volunteer tax preparers for the Earned Income Tax Credit/ETIC Program in January. Volunteers will undergo training and become certified by the IRS to prepare income taxes for seniors, families and individuals making less than $50,000. Interested people can contact Barb Brassard at RSVP by Email at rsvp@logical.net or call 546-3565.

Knitting group to form in Schroon Lake

ELIZABETHTOWN Ñ Osteoporosis exercise classes are free and open to the public each Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Hand House in Elizabethtown. Trained instructor Judy Cross leads a one hour class. Exercises feature osteoporosis and balance nonimpact exercises. Light weights are provided. For information contact Barb Brassard at the RSVP office at 546-3565 or Email rsvp@logical.net.

Moriah Historical Society selling calendars PORT HENRY — Moriah Historical Society 2014 calendars are now for sale at the historical society (Iron Center), town and village halls, Moriah Pharmacy and Sherman Free Library. Cost is $10. Older calendars are also available at the Historical Society, 1997 through 2009 are $1 a piece and 2011 through 2013 are $3. For more information call Betty LaMoria at 546-4165 or 546-3587.

SCHROON LAKE Ñ The Schroon Lake Library is forming a once-a-week knitting group. Knitters will meet every Thursday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. during the winter months. The group will meet to learn new techniques, work on projects together and free knit. The group is for all levels of knitters, from first time knitters to the more experienced knitter. People can bring work to share. The library has an assortment of needles for members to borrow for their knitting projects. For further information contact the library at 532-7737 ext. 13.

Transfer station tickets available at site TICONDEROGA Ñ Transfer station tickets are available for purchase at the Ticonderoga Transfer Station during regular hours of Tuesday through Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. by check only.

High Peaks Hospice, musician join forces

Church youth group to gather

LAKE PLACID Ñ High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care and musician Martha Gallagher are joining together in 2014 in a unique partnership. Through her performances Gallagher, well known in the region as The Adirondack Harper, will help to raise awareness about the mission of and services provided by High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care. Her tour of the Adirondacks, and her partnership with High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care, kicks off with her new onewoman show, Ò Where the Heart IsÓ at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts, Friday, Jan. 24. For more information visit www.adkharper.com or highpeakshospice.org

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

Times of Ti to be mailed to specific addresses TICONDEROGA — Beginning with the issue of January 4, 2014 the Times Of Ti will begin individually addressing each paper to better manage and optimize the paperÕ s delivery each week. By doing so we can insure that each household is receiving a copy of the paper and at the same time this method will allow us to better manage addresses for unoccupied homes and homes that for whatever reason do not want to receive the printed copy each week. Over the course of the next few months we will be fine tuning the addresses and insuring that they follow USPS Carrier Walk Sequencing. If for some reason you do not receive the paper as you normally have in the past and you reside within our free delivery zone, please call our office at 518-873-6368 or you may email us at circulation@denpubs.com so that we may add you to our list of addresses.

Schroon veterans seeking clothing donations

PORT HENRY Ñ Parking on any of the streets within the village of Port Henry is prohibited between midnight and 6 a.m. through April 1 to allow village streets to be cleared of snow in the event of a storm. Any vehicle in violation of this law will be towed at the ownerÕ s expense.

SCHROON LAKE Ñ The Schroon Lake VFW and American Legion are asking that people drop their excess clothing and shoes into the large marked BlueBox container located behind the Schroon town hall, next to the food pantry entrance. Items will help the Schroon area veterans.

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TICONDEROGA — Fort Ticonderoga “Fort Fever Series” 2 p.m. in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center. The cost for each program is $10 a person at the door. The programs are free for members of the Friends of Fort Ticonderoga. “Amazing Things! Highlights from Fort Ticonderoga’s Collections.” Curator of Collections Chris Fox will examine some of the rare and important manuscripts, books and objects in the fort’s collections. Highlights include the chance to get a close look at the autographs of many famous people who are connected with the fort’s history, objects associated with important people from the French & Indian War and American Revolution, and rare weapons from America’s colonial period. Information on the fort’s programs is available online at www.fortticonderoga.org Some programs require advance registration.

Tuesday, Jan. 14

TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce will host an open house with the North Country Small Business Development Center 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce office is located at 94 Montcalm St., Suite 1 in downtown Ticonderoga. For more information visit www.ticonderogany.com, email chamberinfo@ticonderogany.com or call 585-6619.

Thursday, Jan. 16

TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce January After Business Mixer will be held at The Pub 5:30 to 7 p.m. The Pub is located at 105 Montcalm St. Sponsors providing door prizes will be Fort Ticonderoga, Glens Falls National Bank and Libby’s Bakery Café. Although an RSVP is not required, it is appreciated and can be made by calling the chamber at 585-6619.

Wednesday, Jan. 22

TICONDEROGA — Ti’coustics will perform “old time country music” 7 to 9 p.m. at the Burleigh House, 120 Montcalm St., Ticonderoga. Ti’coustics is a group of local amateur and professional musicians. There is no entry fee, but donations are accepted for the Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance.

Saturday, Jan. 25 Schroon Lake Central School has named its “Cool Cats” for the first marking period. Cited were, from left, Joseph Maisonville, Justin Lough, Lexi Subra, Abigail Wisser, Ian Lowe, Abigail Veverka, Tanner Stone, Joseph Foote, Caleb Maisonville, Eric Paradis and Paul Bessey. “Cool Cats” are selected based on academic and leadership qualities.

TICONDEROGA — The fourth annual “Material Matters: It’s in the Details” seminar will be held at Fort Ticonderoga. Information on the fort’s programs is available online at www.fortticonderoga.org Some programs require advance registration.

Sunday, Jan. 26 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 Food Pantry at the Crown Point Methodist Church on Creek Road is open Thursdays 9 to 11 a.m. CROWN POINT — The Knapp Senior Center in Crown Point is open every Wednesday and Thursday 3 to 6 p.m. Dinner will be served at 4 p.m. Senior Center is located at the Methodist Church on Creek Road. Call Tatum with any questions at 597-4491. HAGUE — Holistic stress management featuring T’ai Chi and Qigong, Wednesdays at the Hague Community Building, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. For more information e-mail returntomountain@yahoo.com or call 543-6605. HAGUE — Hague Fish & Game Club meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. MORIAH — The Moriah Senior Citizens Club meets on the first Monday of each month at 1 p.m. in the Port Henry Train Station. MORIAH — Moriah Arts and Crafts Group on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Port Henry Train Station. Stay for a noon time meal sponsored by the Essex County Nutrition Program (reservations are required by calling 546-7941 the day before). MORIAH — The Holy Cow Thrift Corner, located next door to the Moriah Fire Department on Tarbell Hill Road,Moriah, is open every Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Moriah Methodist Church. Donations welcome. Call 546-7409 or 546-7121 for additional information. PORT HENRY — The Port Henry Knights of Columbus hold bingo every Monday at 7 p.m. SCHROON LAKE — The Schroon Lake Library knitting group will meet every Thursday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. during the winter months. The group will meet to learn new techniques, work on projects together and free knit. The group is for all levels of knitters, from first time knitters to the more experienced knitter. People can bring work to share. The library has an assortment of needles for members to borrow for their knitting projects. For further information contact the library at 532-7737 ext. 13. SCHROON LAKE — TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Group meets at the Schroon Lake Senior Center across from TOPS Market on Tuesdays 6 to 7 p.m. For more information, contact Claudia at 494-8081. SCHROON LAKE — The Mountainside Share Shop is open Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations of clean, gently worn clothing may be left at any time in the green drop box outside the building. For more information call 532-7128. Mountainside is located four miles south of Schroon Lake Village. SILVER BAY — The Northern Lake George Rotary Club is a service club that meets at Silver Bay YMCA of the Adirondacks at 7:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Contact Diane Dickson at 543-8051 for more information. TICONDEROGA -— ACBL Duplicate Bridge, Mondays and Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. For more information call 585-3322. TICONDEROGA — The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group will hold a monthly support group for caregivers at Inter-Lakes Health, Ethan Allen Library, the second

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Tuesday of every month at 4 p.m. Call 564-3370. TICONDEROGA — The Adirondack Trailriders meet the second Wednesday of each month, year-round, at 7 p.m. at the Ticonderoga Fish & Game Club. TICONDEROGA — Support group for people with family members who have addictions. Meetings in the library at the Heritage Commons nursing home, every Monday at 6:30 p.m. TICONDEROGA — Celebrate Recovery meetings are every Wednesday 6:30 - 8 p.m. in the board room at Moses Ludington Hospital. Open to the public. For more information call Vince at 429-9173. TICONDEROGA — Champlain Valley Chorale rehearsals will be held each Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church, 1045 Wicker St., Ticonderoga. For further information, contact Bob Elling at 585-2173. TICONDEROGA — American Legion Post #224 will hold its monthly meeting the second Thursday of every month. TICONDEROGA — Bingo, Ticonderoga fire house, 6:45 p.m., every Thursday. Doors open at 5 p.m. TICONDEROGA — FOE #4410 meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 103 Montcalm St., Ticonderoga (Upstairs). TICONDEROGA — The Ti Area Seniors meet the third Wednesday of every month at 1 p.m. at the Armory. TICONDEROGA — Cornerstone Alliance Church has formed a youth group for people ages 10-17. The group will meet in Tuesdays 6-8 p.m. For information call 585-6391. TICONDEROGA — Osteoporosis exercise classes are held weekly at Inter-Lakes Health in Ticonderoga on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. Classes are free. Interested people can contact RSVP at 546-3565 or email RSVP at RSVP@Logical.net. TICONDEROGA — Cornerstone Alliance Church in Ticonderoga youth group will meet weekly on Sunday nights at 6 p.m. The program is open to students ages 1018 years of age. Call the church office for more information @ 585-6391. TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Assembly of God Church will host a coffeehouse the third Sunday of each month at 6:30 p.m. There is free admission. TICONDEROGA — Free arthritis exercises, Inter-Lakes Health cafeteria, first and third Monday of each month, 2 to 3 p.m. For more information contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Essex County at 962-4810 or e-mail Mary mba32@cornell. edu TICONDEROGA — Free arthritis exercises, Ticonderoga Senior Center, second and fourth Wednesday each month, 10 to 11 a..m. For more information contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Essex County at 962-4810 or e-mail Mary mba32@ cornell.edu TICONDEROGA — The Essex County Leathernecks, Marine Corps League, Det. 791, meets the first Thursday of the month at the Ticonderoga American Legion Post at 6 p.m.  All active Marines and Marine veterans are invited to attend.

TICONDEROGA — The fourth annual “Material Matters: It’s in the Details” seminar will be held at Fort Ticonderoga. Information on the fort’s programs is available online at www.fortticonderoga.org Some programs require advance registration.

Sunday, Feb. 2

TICONDEROGA — Fort Ticonderoga “Fort Fever Series” 2 p.m. in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center. The cost for each program is $10 a person at the door. The programs are free for members of the Friends of Fort Ticonderoga. Director of Horticulture Heidi Karkoski will lead a snowshoe trek on the new battlefield trail through the winter woods. People must provide their own snowshoes. Information on the fort’s programs is available online at www.fortticonderoga.org Some programs require advance registration.

Sunday, March 16

TICONDEROGA — Fort Ticonderoga “Fort Fever Series” 2 p.m. in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center. The cost for each program is $10 a person at the door. The programs are free for members of the Friends of Fort Ticonderoga. “1776 at Ticonderoga.” Director of Interpretation Stuart Lilie will give a sneak peek at Fort Ticonderoga’s 2014 interpretive theme, sharing research into the lives of the Pennsylvania troops at Ticonderoga in 1776. Information on the fort’s programs is available online at www.fortticonderoga.org Some programs require advance registration.

Sunday, April 13

TICONDEROGA — Fort Ticonderoga “Fort Fever Series” 2 p.m. in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center. The cost for each program is $10 a person at the door. The programs are free for members of the Friends of Fort Ticonderoga. “An Army Rows and Marches on its Stomach.” Military Programs Supervisor Cameron Green will explore how diaries, military manuals and archaeological remains are being used to reconstruct how American soldiers cooked and ate at Ticonderoga in 1776. Information on the fort’s programs is available online at www.fortticonderoga.org Some programs require advance registration.

Sunday, Jan. 5

TICONDEROGA — A free community fellowship dinner at the First United Methodist Church in Ticonderoga will served 4:30 to 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. A chicken and biscuit dinner is being planned complete with desserts and beverages. While there is no charge, a free-will donation is appreciated. High chairs, booster seats and a child friendly menu will also be available. Take-outs are also available. For more information about the free dinners or the church contact Kathy L. Wilcox • 873-5000 the church office at 585-7995 or visit the church web site: www.tifumc.com.

Monday, Jan. 6

PUTNAM — Twelfth Night will be celebrated by the Ticonderoga Festival Guild at 7 p.m. at the Putnam Presbyterian Church. Area choirs will perform their favorite Christmas music. Light refreshments will follow the program. The program is free to all, but donations will be accepted following the program. For more information, call the festival guild office at 585-7015.

Wednesday, Jan. 8 Ralph - whatever breed he may be, he is certainly one of a kind! We believe Ralph is under two years old; this young fellow is well-behaved in his kennel, very neat in his habits and patient when waiting for his turn to go for a walk. Ralph is going to make someone a very special dog - if you need some laughs in your life please come in and meet this sweet, goofy guy - youÕ ll be glad you did!

CROWN POINT — Crown Point Fire District board of commissioners will hold its annual organizational meeting at 6 p.m. at Crown Point fire hall. The regular board of commissioners January monthly meeting will follow at 6:30 p.m. TICONDEROGA — Ti’coustics will perform 7 to 9 p.m. at the Burleigh House, 120 Montcalm St., Ticonderoga. Ti’coustics is a group of local amateur and professional musicians. There is no entry fee, but donations are accepted for the Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance.

First grade student Austin Hartwell sings during the elementary chorus portion of the Schroon Lake Holiday Concert Dec. 11. Photo by John Gereau


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TICONDEROGA - PAD FACTORY BY THE RIVER APARTMENTS, 2 bdrm, ground floor. Rent includes heat, garbage removal & covered parking. Available 12/1. References required, 1 year lease, no pets. $650/mo. Call 518 -338-7213.

HOME CROWN POINT - 5 bdrm house, $650/mo., references & deposit required. 518-597-3935 CROWN POINT - 3 bdrm, 1 1/2 bath, large covered deck, W/D hook-up, pets OK with additional deposit, $700/mo. plus utilities. 518-585-2500.

MOBILE HOME JOHNSBURG JOHNSBURG - 2 bdrm/2 bath on corner lot, not in trailer park. No smoking or pets. MUST have references, security & 1st months rent. All utilities paid by tenant. Call 518-251-3990. Available mid-January. NORTH RIVER - 3 bdrm/2 bath mobile home in trailer park. No smoking or pets. MUST have references, security & 1st months rent. All utilities paid by tenant. $550/mo. Call 518-251-3990.

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SCHROON LAKE 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, includes lawn mowing, garbage and snow removal. Country Setting, small dog extra. $600/mo. Call 518-532-9538 or 518-796-1865.

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GUITAR & PAINTBALL GUN Like New Electric Guitar, $100 OBO. Paintball Gun w/co2, $199 OBO. Call Ellen at 518-359-7401 IRON RITE Mangle Ironing Machine, almost new with direction booklet, $250. 518-668-4399

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KURBY CENTRIA Vacuum Cleaner with shampoo kit. 518-623-5444. $600

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MOTORIZED TRAVEL Chair new batteries, excellent condition. 518222-1338. $1,200

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CLARINET, VIOLIN, FLUTE, TRUMPET, Amplifier, Fender Guitar $75 each. Upright Bass, Cello, Saxophone, French Horn, Drums $189 each. Others 4-sale 1-516377-7907

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DEWALT ROTARY Laser DW077 $1,200 new, asking $700. 518-585 -2779.

CONSEW INDUSTRIAL SEWING MACHINE, $600. 518-648-6482.

LATE MODEL AIRCO OIL FURNACE, excellent condition, asking $1800, will negotiate. Call 518-543 -6362.

PELLET STOVE Winslow Free Standing Pellet Stove, glass door, thermostat controlled, $1500. 518 -623-2246 12pm-6pm SNOWBLOWER - Troybilt 30" heavy duty 2 stage snowblower, 10hp, electric start & light. Great shape, runs excellent. Owners manual & original invoice, new $1525, sell $625. Call 518-2229802 SUN TEC Skylite new 2'x 4' to fit 24" rafter space. New costs $408 + tax, sell $250 OBO. 518-668-3367. WELL PUMP Gould, 1 HP, 4 months old, $500.00. 518-5760012

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January 4, 2014 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY PORT HENRY Duplex apartment building, completely renovated, excellent rental history, some owner finanancing available. $69,000. 518-546-8247.

LAND 1 ACRE OF Land at Wood Rd., West Chazy, NY, close to schools, nice location. Please call 518-4932478 for more information. CROWN POINT - 600 + feet on Putts Creek, 2.78 acres, 20' x 32' livable building. Fix up or tear down and rebuild. $30,000 FIRM quick sale. 518-354-7167.

STONEY CREEK 50 Acres secluded easy access 1800 ft. black top frontage, mountain views, Stoney Creek, NY 100K, no interest fianancing. 518-696-2829 FARMFARM666@YAHOO.COM BRANT LAKE 9.1 acre building lot for sale by owner. Harris Road. $63,000. (518) 494-3174. TOWN OF Lake George 1/2 acre building lot. Access to Village water. Ideal for build-out basement. $47,000. Will hold mortgage for qualified buyer, 20% down. 518668-0179 or 518-321-3347.

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MUSIC TAMA DRUM KIT, 5 piece, crash and ride cymbals, hi-hat, stool, all hardware. Excellent shape. $500 firm. Cash or local check with a 2 week hold only. In person transaction only...no shipping. 518-534-4094.

CROWN POINT LAND - 53 Peasley Road. Property offers 3.5 acres on Putnam Creek with 600 feet of road frontage, a 50' x 30' 2 story frame barn with electricity and oil heat. Zones residential. Can be converted or build new. Beautiful spot and minutes to the Northway or Ticonderoga. $65,000. Purdy Realty LLC - 384-1117. Call Frank Villanova - 878-4275 cell TURNKEY FAMILY CAMP FOR SALE. Beautifully Finished Cabin on 5 Acres, Woodsand Nice Lawn, Quiet Country Road, Stocked Fishing Pond & Guest Cabin. On Snowmobile Trail. Only $69,995. Call 1-800-229-7843 or visit www.LandandCamps.com

FOR SALE PARK MODEL - 1986 LEDGEVIEW Camp - Hwy 149 5 Pine Breeze Trail - $49,500 Come see, it's really neat!! New In 2012: roof, siding, bedroom, deck and shed! 518-636-3429 or 352-428-8767

SINGLE-FAMILY HOME CROWN POINT - Cute, cozy, 3 bdrm/2 bath, A frame, porch, 1/2 acre, $83k. 518-351-5063, 860673-6119, 917-679-4449. LOVELY SINGLE FAMILY HOME, 3 bdrm, 1 1/2 bath. To trade, swap, sell for equal value home in area, $129,000. Located in beautiful Edgewater, FL. 518-696-2829. MODULAR HOME 3 bdrm, 2 baths, on 1 acre of property, 2 car garage, 2 decks, $87,500. Port Henry, NY 518-962-4685

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SCHROON LAKE WATERFRONT CAMP on leased Land. Screened porch, 32' aluminum dock + more. $37,900. 518-569-6907. SINGLE FAMILY Home, Lovely single family home, 3 bdrm, 1 1/2 bath. To trade, swap, sell for equal value home in area, $129,000. Located in beautiful Edgewater, FL. 518-696-2829.

ACCESSORIES (2) TRAILERS (OPEN) - both excellent condition; 2010 Triton 20' Aluminum - max wgt. 7500 lbs. Asking $4900 and 1989 Bison 31' overal Gooseneck, Asking $2900. 518-546-3568. CENTURY 6’ Fiberglass Truck Cap has 3 sliding windows w/screens. Also bedliner. Fits Toyotas. Excellent condition. $1100 value, asking $500. 518-546-7913. STUDDED SNOW Tires Two new condition studded Firestone Winterforce snow tires, 215/70R 14, mounted and balanced on Ford Aerostar rims, asking $60 each. 518-585-5267 or 410-833-4686.

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AUTO WANTED CARS/TRUCKS WANTED! Top $$$$$ PAID! Running or Not, All Years, Makes, Models. Free Towing! We're Local! 7 Days/Week. Call Toll Free: 1-888-416-2330

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NOTICE OF ORGANIZATION OF Q. Gondal Enterprise LLC Under Section 203 of the Limited Liability Company Law. The name of the limited liability company is: Q. Gondal Enterprise LLC, and the Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State on December 12, 2013. The county within this state in which the office of the limited liability company is to be located is Essex. The secretary of state is designated as agent of the limited liability company upon whom process against it may be served. The post office address within or without this state to which the secretary of state will mail a copy of any process against the limited liability

1980 18 1/2 FT. Century Cuddy Cabin, 120 HP I/O, trailer, GPS depth finder, down rigger, plus. $2400 OBO. 518-963-8220 or 518 -569-0118 20’ SEA Ray Bowrider, blue, 1979, V8 M/C, 5.7L Mercruiser, galvanized trailer, mooring cover. $2,798. Sue 973-715-1201.

SUVS 2003 FORD Explorer 2003 Ford Explorer, tan, 127,000 miles, loaded, power everything, A/C, remote start, new battery, alt, belts. $4500. 518-668-2970.

2004 FORD F250 Super Duty, Super Cab, V8, 6.0 diesel, 4x4, 8'box, Jericho cap, many accessories, 7' plow, 156,000 miles, in good mechanical condition. $10,500. 518232-3815.

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SCHROON LAKE - Leased Land with Camp in Excellent Condition, 50' lakefront, 48' wooden dock, asking $50,000. Call for details 518-495-7683.

1968 LAUNCH Dyer 20’ Glamour Girl, Atomic 4 inboard engine, 30HP, very good condition. Safe, reliable, spacious, ideal camp boat. Reasonable offers considered. Located in Essex, NY. 802503-5452

1999 FORD F250 w/Fisher Minute Mount Plow, 95k original miles. Asking $5500 OBO. Blue Mt Lake. Contact Lenny 518-352-7006 or bluemtrest200@gmail.com

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SCHROON LAKE - Leased Land with Camp in Excellent Condition, 50' lakefront, 48' wooden dock, asking $50,000. Call for details 518-495-7683.

14’ ADIRONDACK Guide Boat complete w/trailer, oars, cover & cherry caned seats. Never been used. $5500 firm. 518-642-9576.

2005 YAMAHA Venture 600 Snowmobile, 717 miles. $4,500. 518-623-4152

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’88 BAYLINER 22’, V8, open bow, great shape, cover included, many extras. $4,000 firm. 518-942-7725

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PARADOX HOME For Sale By Owner, Schroon Lake School District, 3 bedroom, 1 bath, fully renovated, 2 garages, shed, large fire place, $149,900. No owner terms. See forsalebyowner.com Listing ID# 23972428.

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2005 WHITEHALL SPIRIT rowing/sailboat. Classic boat, rare find. Must sell! Asking $4500 OBO. 845-868-7711

CARS 2008 CHEVROLET Impala, color mocha metallic, 58k miles, great gas mileage, like new inside & outside. $10,800. 518-668-2884 2008 PONTIAC G5 60,000 miles, PS, PB, PL, Cruise. New tires, brakes. 518-585-2131. $8,475

MOTORCYCLES WANTED JAPANESE MOTORCYCLE KAWASAKI 1967-1980 Z1900, KZ900, KZ1000, ZIR, KX1000MKII, A1-250, W1-650, H1 -500, H2-750, S1-250, S2-350, S3 -400 SUZUKI GS400, GT380, GT750, Honda CB750 (1969,1970) CASH. FREE PICKUP. 1-800-7721142, 1-310-721-0726 usa@classicrunners.com

RECREATIONAL VEHICLES 1979 SOUTHWIND Motor Home 27', sleeps 6, self contained generator, air condition, micro oven, everything works. Firm $3500. 518-494-3215. 2008 KEYSTONE Cougar XLite Travel Trailer, 26', 1 slide, sleeps 6 -8, bunks, polar package, TV, many extras, one owner, mint condition. $15,000. 518-494-7796. Juggling Your Budget? Advertise Small, Get Big Results! Call 1-518-873-6368 Ext. 201

company served on him or her is 58 The Portage, Ticonderoga, New York 12883. TT-12/21-1/25/20146TC-57503 ----------------------------NOTICE TO BIDDERS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Undersigned, on behalf of the Essex County Board of Supervisors, will accept sealed bids for Food Commodities & Dairy for the period of January 16, 2014 – April 15, 2014. Sealed bids will be received until 2:00 P.M. on Friday, January 10, 2014, at which time bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Specifications are available by contacting the Office of the Purchasing Agent, Essex County Government Center, 7551 Court Street, Elizabethtown, New York 12932, by calling 518-873-3330, or on the County Website: www.co.essex.ny.us All bids submitted in response to this notice shall be marked "SEALED BID - FOOD COMMODITIES & DAIRY” clearly on the outside of the enve-

lope. All bids shall be submitted on the bid sheets included in the package, and no other forms shall be accepted. In addition to bid sheets, the bidder shall submit executed non-collusion bid certificates signed by the bidder or one of its officers as required by the General Municipal Law Sec. 103d. The bidder shall also submit an executed certificate of compliance with the Iran Divestment Act signed by the bidder or one of its officers as required by the General Municipal Law Sec. 103g. Essex County reserves the right to reject any and all bids not considered to be in the best interest of Essex County, and to waive any technical or formal defect in the bids which is considered by Essex County to be merely irregular, immaterial, or unsubstantial. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that Essex County affirmatively states that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this notice, without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age,

national origin, disability, sexual preference or Vietnam Era veteran status, disadvantaged and minority or women-owned business enterprises will be afforded equal opportunity to submit bids in response hereto. Dated: December 23, 2013 Linda M. Wolf, CPA Purchasing Agent Essex County Government Center Elizabethtown, New York 12932 (518) 873-3332 T T- 1 / 4 / 2 0 1 4 - 1 T C 57620 ----------------------------PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: CROWN POINT FIRE DISTRICT Board of Fire Commissioners will hold its Annual Organizational meeting on January 8th, 2014 at 6 Pm at Crown Point Fire Hall, 2764 Main St, Crown Point, NY 12928. Regular monthly Board of Fire Commissioner meeting to follow Org Meeting. T T- 1 / 4 / 2 0 1 4 - 1 T C 57626 ----------------------------NOTICE DERS:

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POINT FIRE DISTRICT will be accepting sealed bids for propane for January 2014 to October 2014. Please submit sealed bids to PO Box 194, Crown Point NY, 12928 before Jan 8th, 2014. Bids must be sealed and marked “Propane Bid” clearly on the envelope. Sealed bids will be opened at the regular monthly Board of Fire Commissioner meeting January 8th, 2014. T T- 1 / 4 / 2 0 1 4 - 1 T C 57625 ----------------------------NOTICE TO BIDDERS: CROWN POINT FIRE DISTRICT will be accepting sealed bids for fuel oil #2 for January 2014 to October 2014 for both stations. Please submit sealed bids to PO Box 194, Crown Point NY, 12928 before Jan 8th, 2014. Bids must be sealed and marked “Fuel Oil Bid” clearly on the envelope. Sealed bids will be opened at the regular monthly Board of Fire Commissioner meeting January 8th, 2014. T T- 1 / 4 / 2 0 1 4 - 1 T C 57624 -----------------------------

TIME WARNER CABLEíS AGREEMENTS WITH PROGRAMMERS AND BROADCASTERS to carry their services and stations routinely expire from time to time. We are usually able to obtain renewals or extensions of such agreements, but in order to comply with applicable regulations, we must inform you when an agreement is about to expire. The following agreements are due to expire soon, and we may be required to cease carriage of one or more of these services/stations in the near future where these services are offered: WFNY-CA, WRNN, WXXA SD&HD, BET SD&HD, CCTV-9, Centric, CMT Pure Country, Comedy Central SD&HD, GOL TV SD&HD, Logo, MTV SD&HD, MTV Hits, MTV Jams, MTV 2 SD&HD, Music Choice, Music Choice VOD, MLB Network SD&HD, MLB Extra Innings, NHL Network SD/HD, NHL Center Ice, Nickelodeon SD&HD, Nick Junior, Nicktoons, Off Track Betting, Outdoor

Channel SD&HD Palladia, SOAPnet, Spike SD&HD, TeenNick, TLC SD&HD, TV Land SD&HD, VH1 SD&HD, VH1 Classic, YES Network SD/HD, YouToo 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: SOAPnet will be dropped on or about December 31, 2013 RT (Russia Today) will be dropped on or about December 31, 2013 Time Warner Cable may cease carriage of WGN America on or after January 1, 2014 Ovation SD&HD will be added on or about January 1, 2014 El Rey SD&HD will be added on or about January 1, 2014 Investigation Discovery will migrate to Classic/Standard Tier in digital format on or about January 1, 2014 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 WWW.TWC.COM if you would like more updated information. T T- 1 / 4 / 2 0 1 4 - 1 T C 57630 ----------------------------TOWN OF NORTH HUDSON The Town of North Hudson will hold their Annual Organizational and Regular Board Meeting on January 9, 2014, at 6:30 PM, at the North Hudson Town Hall. Sarah Vinskus, Town Clerk Town of North Hudson T T- 1 / 4 / 2 0 1 4 - 1 T C 57629 ----------------------------LEGAL MEETING NOTICE BOARD OF F I R E COMMISSIONERS Moriah Fire District #1 The Board of Fire Commissioners organizational meeting will be held on January 9, 2014. Thereafter, our regular meetings will be held on the second Thursday of each month. All meetings will be in the Moriah Fire House at 7:30 PM. T T- 1 / 4 / 2 0 1 4 - 1 T C 57628 -----------------------------


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