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Re-appointed Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Douglas shares a fist bump with North Elba Supervisor and former co-chairman Roby Politi during the 214th organizational meeting of the board Jan. 7. Politi, who did not seek to be re-appointed to the position, was replaced by Keene Supervisor William Ferebee, second from right. Photo by Keith Lobdell

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By Keith Lobdell ELIZABETHTOWN — Saying that it was a challenge, “that I must do,” Randy Douglas again took the gavel to preside over the Essex County Board of Supervisors for an unprecedented fourth term. “These times we have faced over the last three years have been very difficult,” Douglas said during the 214th Organizational Meeting of the board Jan. 7. As reported, Douglas was joined by Keene Supervisor Bill Ferebee, who was sworn

in as the vice chairman of the board, replacing North Elba Supervisor Roby Politi. “Your leadership, wisdom and most of all, your friendship, have been appreciated over the past three years,” Douglas said of Politi. “I am happy to have my good friend Bill Ferebee join me as vice chair. He has shown his leadership with his dedication to lead his town out of Irene.” Douglas set forth his priorities for the new year, focusing on finances. “We are now forced with the heavy burden of funding a tax levy and tax rate that

our constituents can live with,” Douglas said. “We need to quit the blame game and saying that it was someone else that put us here. I believe that we must scrutinize every tax dollar that we spend, including our contract agencies. We need to push the state to give us the home rule to allow us to work with our sales tax and occupancy tax.” Douglas said that he plans to visit each department personally in 2013 and assign a supervisor to be as personal liaison to each one. Douglas concluded by saying that he wanted to do


a better job communicating to constituents. “We must do a better job in public perception,” Douglas said. “We do so many things well to assist our people, and they need to know about that. However, one bad item is what they will focus on.” Douglas was nominated for the position of chairman by Wilmington Supervisor Randy Preston. “He took a hold of the reigns during this economic downturn and there could not have been a more challenging time, especially during this past year,” Preston said. CONTINUED ON PAGE 2

Mountain Fest set KEENE VALLEY — The Mountaineer and Adirondack Rock and River have teamed up to host the 17th annual Adirondack International Mountaineering Festival which is fast approaching on Martin Luther King weekend, Jan. 18 through Jan. 21. Mountainfest will kick off on Friday night with a slideshow by Majka Burhardt, one of the finest alpinists in the world, at the Keene Central School in Keene Valley at 8 p.m. CONTINUED ON PAGE 11

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New assemblyman Dan Stec, Sen. Betty Little address Essex County ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County’s representatives to the state were on hand for the 214th Organizational Meeting of the Board of Supervisors Jan. 7. “The politics of the heart are at the local level,” said newly sworn-in state Assemblyman Dan Stec (R-Queensbury). “It’s important for the people of Essex County to know that they are well-served by the 18 members of the Essex County Board. You are poised for success, and anything that I can do to help, please reach out to me.” Stec said his experience as a supervisor and chairman of the Warren County Board of Supervisors will help him deal with county leadership and issues. “I sat in your chairs and I know how dif-

ficult it is,” he but the issaid. “I hope sues that that experience are driving will be able to you bahelp you in Alnanas are bany.” the same Stec said that ones that during the camare being paign, he notalked ticed there were about in a lot of similariWashingties between the ton, Warcounties within ren and the 114th DisSaratoga trict. 114th Assemblyman Dan Stec speaks to members of the Essex Coun- counties.” “Your towns ty Board of Supervisors during the Jan. 7 organizational meeting. Stec said and your issues Photo by Keith Lobdell that while are very similar he felt isacross county lines,” Stec said. “The last sues like gun control would become part of names and the dollar numbers are different, the legislative agenda, the main focus re-



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Preston added that Douglas was key in providing state relief and attention to the North Country. “Because of his efforts, if there is so much as a leaf blowing in the Essex County parking lot, Gov. Cuomo comes to the county to make sure we have everything we need,” Preston said. “That is the kind of clout Mr. Douglas has.” His nomination was seconded by Politi. “Few have demonstrated the passion and dedication that he has,” Politi said. “He has earned our respect.” Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafava introduced the nomination of Ferebee as vice chair. “He has proven his commitment not only to his town

but also to the residents of Essex County,” Scozzafava said. “He can share a difference of opinion with his colleagues and respectfully agree to disagree.” The nomination was seconded by Lewis Supervisor David Blades. “I believe that Mr. Ferebee’s leadership along with Mr. Douglas’ leadership will take the 214th Board of Supervisors to a mush better location,” he said. Also sworn in during the organizational meeting was St. Armand Supervisor Charles Whitson Jr., who was appointed by the municipality to fill the unexpired term of the late Joyce Morency. He was joined by new clerk to the board Judith Garrison and assistant clerk Dina Garvey. Douglas took a moment to thank retired clerk Deborah Palmer. “Deb was there day in and day out to help me,” he said. During the meeting, the board also changed the date

mains the same. “The job climate and cost of government are the top issues that we face,” he said. State Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) also addressed the board and said the Regional Economic Development Council was working for the region. “We in the North Country are really working together to understand each others issues,” Little said. “We will continue to go forward on all of the issues that we need to.” Little also said that one of her concerns was how funding levels would be affected in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. “Our state delegation has pushed hard to get federal coverage so the effects of Sandy will not be a negative effect on the rest of the state,” Little said. “We here know what it takes to get through something like this and how long it can take.”

Above, Bill Ferebee is sworn in as the new county vice chairman. Below, Judith Garrison is sworn in as clerk to the board. Photos by Keith Lobdell

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United Way help sought Former APA Commissioner Savage passes By Keith Lobdell ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County is making a final push to help the United Way of the Adirondack Region. Social Services Director John O’Neill and Chesterfield Supervisor Gerald Morrow made an appeal to county supervisors and employees to give to the annual United Way campaign. “Government is one small part of the community safety net,” O’Neill said. “Over 20 of the 30 United Way member agencies serve Essex County.” O’Neill said that the county’s participation in the United Way program has gone from over 100 two years ago to just 25 in 2013, but said more could be signing up. “Every time that you remind people, you shake the branches and more people sign up,” he said. “We have roughly 600 employees and I am hopeful that we can make it to 100 enrolled, but it is going to take some shak-

ing of the branches.” “If it was not for John, we would not even have 25 signed up,” Morrow said. “I was the campaign chairman last year and I thought it was going to be tough to meet our goal. This year has proven to be even tougher.” Morrow said he was going to send correspondence to everyone in the county as well as supervisors and urged them to circulate it through their employees. “Even a one-time donation would be great,” Morrow said. “If 600 employees gave $5 just once, that would go a long way.” 2013 campaign chair Gayle Alexander, of Elizabethtown, said that while many have donated to United Way relief funds in the wake of Hurricane Sandy and other events, “giving begins at home.” “We are in the last three weeks of the campaign and this year we really need everyone to step up and give,” Alexander said. To find out more, visit

Hospitals Continued from page 1 The affiliation was approved by the boards of the participating organizations earlier in 2012. “It brings the four of us together as brother/sister hospitals,” ECH CEO Rod Boula said. “It makes sense to have this type of affiliation with a hospital that we are already working with.” ECH and Fletcher Allen are not strangers to each other, as the Elizabethtown hospital uses their services when it comes to severe trauma and stroke patients. “We had already had a connection there through telemedicine because they have

By Keith Lobdell PELHAM — Arthur Savage passed away Dec. 26 in the New York City area. Savage had a home in Elizabethtown, where he was connected to the history of the town and also the conservation efforts in the Adirondacks. Savage served as a commissioner on the Adirondack Park Agency from 1979 until 1997. According to Mary Bell of the Elizabethtown-based Bruce L. Crary Foundation, where he worked as a trustee, Savage was a fifth generation lawyer, following in the footsteps of grandfather Augustus Noble Hand

and ancestor Augustus C. Hand. “He was an old-school gentleman,” Bell said. Savage also served with several environmental groups, including what is now known as PROTECT! The Adirondacks, where he was an honorary board member. He was also a founding trustee of the Adirondack Museum at Blue Mountain Lake, a co-founder of the Adirondack Nature Conservancy, the Adirondack Mountain Reserve and SUNY’s College of Environmental Science and Forestry. His philanthropy also included serving with the Crary Foundation, the Havens Relief Fund Society, the Princeton Blairstown Center, Dar-

County GOP to meet ELIZABETHTOWN — The Essex County Republican Committee will be holding an Executive Committee meeting at 5:30 p.m. and a Full Committee meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Board of Supervisors Room, Court Street, Elizabethtown.

Etown seeks ZBA member ELIZABETHTOWN — The Town of Elizabethtown has a position opening on the Board of Assessment Re-

been receiving our trauma patients,” ECH Director of Community Relations Jane Hooper said. “We want to look at improving the telemedicine piece that is already there and have increased connectivity with CVPH as well as Fletcher Allen,” Boula said. On a business side, Boula added that the merger brings better bargaining power and the ability to do things cheaper as a group instead of just one hospital at a time. He also said that the merger could lead to medical students participating in rotations at ECH. “That is something that would be a benefit because when it comes to recruitment in a small hospital, it would be nice to have the students come in to Elizabethtown and see

row School, the George W. Perkins Memorial Foundation, the Walbridge Fund, the New York Theological Seminary; and the Board of Foreign Parishes. According to his obituary, Savage is survived by his wife of 54 years, Harriet Boyd Hawes; his four children, Richard Savage, Elizabeth Wright, Sarah Christie, and Katherine Schulze; nine grandchildren; and his sisters, Susan Speers and Serena Baum. A memorial service was held at Christ Church in Pelham Jan. 5. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Adirondack Council, P.O. Box D-2, Elizabethtown, N.Y. 12932.

view. Interested Elizabethtown residents should contact Supervisor Margaret Bartley at 873-6555 or send a letter of interest to P.O. Box 265, Elizabethtown, N.Y. 12932.

Band to perform in Willsboro WILLSBORO — The Willsboro Coffee House will be featuring Sounds of the Northway, acoustic folk singers, on Saturday Jan. 12, at the Willsboro Congregational Church, Route 22, at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for students.

that there are these options available to them.” “Fletcher Allen Partners holds incredible potential for the patients and communities located within the boundaries of this innovative regional approach to addressing health care needs,” Stephens Mundy, president and CEO of CVPH Medical Center said. “Given our evolving health care delivery system, now is the time for collaboration in order to achieve the best access to quality care, outcomes and cost effectiveness.” “The biggest thing for the patient is that this will add to the continuity of care and give them improved access to specialists and services by being part of this system,” Boula said. “For us, there is only so much we can

offer being a primary care provider. There is a lot of exciting stuff that will be happening. The biggest thing for the patient is to have those increased avenues for care.” As for organization, Fletcher Allen Partners will have a 27-member board of trustees that will include 14 members from Fletcher Allen, seven members from CPI and six members from CVMC. Fletcher Allen President and CEO Dr. Brumsted is CEO of the system parent; CVMC President and CEO Judy Tartaglia will serve as the executive vice president of the Vermont Community Hospital Division, and Mundy will be the executive vice president for Northern New York.


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inter has finally settled in around us and I think it just might stick around. If you haven't been there, the sledding hill at the golf course is providing hours of fun for all of those big and little kids, brave enough to endure the frigid temperatures. Not into braving the cold, but enjoy a little acting and singing, the Elizabethtown Social Center is preparing for their annual musical. This year, the production will be “Bells are Ringing”, written and composed by Jule Styne, Betty Comden and Adolf Green. This performance will be presented from April 18 through April 21, it will take you back to 1956, before all of the electronics that we now rely on. Susan Hughes is directing, Karin DeMuro will oversee choreography, and Kerry Mero will provide musical accompaniment. If you're interested, auditions will be held on Sunday, Jan. 13, from 1 to 5 p.m. and Monday, January 14, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. There are roles for all ages, beginning with students from sixth grade on up. Audition packets are available through the Social Center or

ELCS Music room. For more details, contact Susan Hughes at 873-7319 or the Social Center at 873-6408. Now that the snow is here, you never know how bad the roads will be, why not take advantage of one of the Plattsburgh bus trips. Each month the bus has two shopping trips, the next one is Wednesday, Jan. 16. If you want to be included, all you need to do is call 576-4444, ask for Ellen or Susan, have your name put on the list, set a time and place to be picked up, the cost is $10. It's a fun day, a great way to meet new people, while letting the driving to someone else, with no worries. If you would like to receive the schedule for the trips from now through March, you may contact me at the email address or phone number at the top of the column and I will send you a copy. There is also a shopping bus that can take you to Saranac Lake/Lake Placid on the third Friday of each month, for a cost of $5. If you're interested in this bus, contact Essex County Transportation at 8733689.


ing Jan. 8, 15 and 22. More information is available at the PBS website. On the subject of the Chasm, the main falls are gorgeous right now with all the ice coating the slopes, definitely worth a trip to see. As you get closer to the lake be on the look out for the return of the bald eagles which generally come out of the mountains around now to nest in the Preserve and perch on tree tops on the edge of the lake looking for duck dinners. Now that we have some heavy snow on the ground it is important to make sure the sidewalks are clear and the mail boxes are available as well as enough curb space for pedestrians. Be careful driving as our community has many walkers who can easily slip on a patch of ice and fall out into the street. Be careful also when parking on the street side as that can make it difficult for pedestrians to get around without going into traffic. Stay safe and well everyone and have a great week.


Pantry: “The Westport Food Pantry volunteers would like to thank the following groups for their contributions to the pantry: Westport Central School for their huge donation of food collected through its class contest (we understand the third graders won the contest); Westport Town Hall for their donations of food and personal care products; the Boy Scouts for their large mailbox collection of food; "Erik and Maria" for their donation of homegrown potatoes for all the Thanksgiving food baskets; and the Dogwood Bakery for its bread donation for the Christmas baskets. Those of us who volunteer at the food pantry were awed by the quantity of food collected this season. We really appreciate the generosity of the Westport community. Thank you so much.” This is exactly the kind of note I love to get for this column—recognition of something wonderful that someone or some group has done for the community. I really hope that YOU will take advantage of this space and email me your words of wonder

the way Sue did. I enjoyed the front page story in last week’s Valley News about the Mountain Lakers Snowmobile Club, who have been out taking full advantage of the recent dump of snow we got just after Christmas. Westport resident Paul Stephens, the club’s president, said that the club helps maintain over 100 miles of trails connecting Westport, Willsboro, Essex, and Lewis. The trails mostly run over private land and the club relies on agreements from local landowners. If this sounds familiar it may be because that’s also how Champlain Area Trails (CATS) operates. Like the sledders, CATS is working to link up our local communities via a network of trails, except that their trails are for hiking. I love the idea of both kinds of trails making strong connections between our communities—even if I wonder how many members, if any, the two organizations share. Here’s an idea from left field: maybe they could trade places for a year or two. Swap sleds for hiking boots and vice versa. Might open a few eyes among both of these excellent groups. Just sayin’!

be returned by Jan. 16. On Jan. 30, at 2 p.m., there will be a public meeting at the post office to discuss options for the future. The town is looking for volunteers to serve on a couple of boards and a newly formed committee. The Board of Assessment Review needs more members, as does the Zoning Board of Appeals. To become a member of the BAR, you need to attend a training session where you will learn all about the assessment process. In May, there are at least two meetings where property owners may dispute their assessments. For each meeting you are paid the splendid sum of some $70. Supervisor Sharon Boisen is seeking interested members of the public to serve on a committee that will explore long range strategic plans for Essex. Call or email Sharon if any of this appeals to you. The days are finally starting to get longer. From this Friday to next Friday, our days will lengthen by thirteen minutes, not a dramatic change but very welcome nevertheless.

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his week, the NCSPCA would like to announce our January WHITE SALE for CATS! We think the is the BEST post-holiday sale you will have ever seen. All of our adult, white cats and cats with white markings are available for adoption during the month of January at a discount of 75 percent of our usual adoption fee - you can add one of these purrfectly adoptable felines to your family for only $15. You won't want to miss this opportunity. For more information, contact our shelter staff at 962-8604. Featured this week are two of our January cats, April and Birdie, who are both female, Domestic Shorthair-mix black and white mama cats who are ready to find their forever homes. April can be a little testy when she first meets you; once she has decided you meet her approval, she enjoys weaving between your legs and rewarding you with lots of purrs and nuzzles. Birdie is a real sweetheart who will


f you’ve ever wanted a cat, now is a great time to adopt an adult from the SPCA, when for the month of January only, the adoption fee is only $15. The catch is the adoptive cat must have some white on its coat. This Friday evening, Live Well on Main Street is having an open house from 4 to 8 p.m. Stop by to meet the staff, inspect the facility and of course enjoy some refreshments. On Thursday, Jan. 17, the Belden Noble Library will host a program on American protest music featuring Mary-Nell Bockman and the Wannabes. It starts at 7 p.m., and although it hasn’t been confirmed, I bet there will be refreshments. The film society is getting back into action with a film called “Ruby Sparks” that will be shown on Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Whallonsburg Grange. More on this next week. If you get your mail from the Essex post office, you should have gotten a survey seeking your opinions on the future of the post office. The surveys must

remind you that she would like some attention by butting you with her head and staring at your soulfully with her large, golden eyes. If you are looking for an affectionate feline who will reward you with lots of cuddles and purrs, we think April or Birdie would be the purrfect cat for you!


ow quickly with the turn of the calendar into a new year we tend to fall into our regular routines. Even with winter and the goodly amounts of snow; there is still plenty of things to keep us busy. The Paine Library still has several events and it is nice to see that there is more there than just books, so stop in from time to time. The Congregational church is once again starting up their winter Coffee House series of fun Saturday evening events every couple of weeks. The first one will be on Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. featuring the Sounds of the Northway. Refreshments will be available for a reasonable fee of $5 for adults and $2 for students. The films shown locally every couple of weeks, now held at the Whallonsburg Grange Hall. The bowling lanes keep having special events posted on their outside sign. From time to time there are special features at the local restaurants. Many of the groups or organizations are busy making plans for their summer special events.

The pride in our school keeps coming into my attention. recently learned of one of our teachers Marie Blatchey has earned the highest credential available to American educators by recently becoming a National Board for Professional Teaching Standards this certification is recognized as excellent; and best of all she is one of our teachers. My association with Marie is through the mentor program for Juniors and Seniors to encourage them to make the best of their education possibilities. Happy to learn that the Willsboro Congregational Church has been successful in obtaining a part time pastor that will be joining them early this summer. He is Rev. Jonathan Lange. Soon he and his wife will become full time residents here in Willsboro. Happy Birthday to: Ruth Pytlak Jan. 16, Marion James Jan. 17, Peggy Hunn Jan. 18, Deanna Mero Jan.18, Grace Uhlig Jan.19, Cecile Mc Vicker Jan. 19, Doug Young Jan. 19, Rita Devan Jan. 19.

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Bingo for the Depot set for Jan. 19; early season tickets available WESTPORT — The Depot Theatre will be bringing back its popular “Bingo for the Depot” on Saturday, Jan. 19, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Westport Heritage House. Proceeds will go towards the Depot Theatre’s Education Outreach programs. Each summer, the Depot Theatre presents an Apprentice Company (ages seven and older) performing a staged radio mystery play, as well as ShakespeareIn-The-Park (ages 12 and older) in Westport’s Ballard Park overlooking Lake Champlain, all free of charge to the par-

ticipants. “It is very important to the Depot Theatre to provide an opportunity for local students to perform on such a large scale,” said Managing Director Y. Angel Wuellner. “Who knows we may be seeing the next great actor for the Depot Theatre stage.” The cost to attend “Bingo for the Depot” is $5 for entry and the first card, and $1 for each additional card. “Bingo is part of the Depot Theatre’s long history,” Artis-

Wadhams Church members to build hats for kids By Keith Lobdell WADHAMS — Members of the Wadhams United Church of Christ will be building hats for children Sunday, Jan. 13. The event, which will provide polar fleece hats for children of the Wadhams area, will allow the youth to pick out their own colors and then watch as the hats are made for them. Parishioner Faylene Davis said that the process will take about five minutes. “It will actually take us longer to put an embellishments on than it will to

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make the hat,” Davis said. “We will have some already made up, but if we do not have what a child is looking for, then they can choose the fabric and it will take us about five minutes to make the hat.” Davis said that this is the second year that the church has done a hat outreach, with last year ’s effort being pointed toward older residents. “This year we wanted to target the area children that may be in need of hats,” Davis said. “If we have any hats leftover, we are going to donate those to the Elizabethtown Community Hospital mitten and hat tree. Hopefully, we won’t have any left over and we will

have to make more to send to the hospital.” Davis said that the hats will be given out free, but that donations would be accepted. “Pastor Leon (Hebrink) has really brought out the message of doing the right things for the right reasons,” she said. “Last year, people asked if they could donate and we didn’t want them to, but donations will go toward having this event again next year.” The build-a-hats will be done at the Wadhams United Church of Christ Hall, which is located behind the church, from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information, call 962-8388.

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ELIZABETHTOWN — The Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union (TFCU) will hold their fourth annual cell phone drive, this January & February. Cell phones donated at TFCU branches will be given to the STOP Domestic Violence Center in Essex County where they will be turned into Emergency 911 phones for domestic violence survivors. Over 300 phones have been collected through TFCU's previous drives. To participate, simply bring old cell phones, chargers and accessories in any condition from any provider and drop them in the collection bins at any of the Credit Union's three branch locations; Ticonderoga, Port Henry and Elizabethtown, during regular business hours. Donations of toiletry items including shampoo, conditioner, body wash, as well as women’s clothing and blankets will also be accepted. Before donating, make sure service contracts have been terminated, erase all data on the phone including contacts, texts, photos and removed the SIM card (if it has one). Tips for deleting cell phone data can be found at the credit union’s website in the FAQ section. Any phones the center cannot use will be recycled, with the proceeds benefiting the center.

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Valley News Editorial

Time to follow the Open Meetings Law


t’s been almost a year since Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved an amendment to the Open Meetings Law (section 103e) requiring public bodies — school, town, village, city, county and state boards — to provide meeting material to the public prior to their meetings. While some boards have made progress toward meeting this requirement, which was enacted last February, we sadly report that many public bodies are not following the law. Moreover, many are not fulfilling the spirit of the law because they are hiding behind language in the amendment preventing it from becoming an unfunded mandate. We urge all public boards to rectify this shortcoming immediately instead of hoping the public will ignore their responsibilities in regard to the New York State Open Meetings Law. The public has a right to know what board members are talking about in their meetings. Starting Feb. 2, 2012, New York state began requiring boards to give the public access to their records scheduled for discussion at open meetings. The reason? “Members of the public have on many occasions complained that they cannot fully understand discussions among members of public bodies, even though the discussions occur in public,” states the New York Department of State Committee on Open Government. This change to the Open Meetings Law was made so “those interested in the work of public bodies should have the ability, within reasonable limitations, to see the records scheduled to be discussed during open meetings prior to the meetings.” The change to the law centers around two types of records: 1) those that are required to be made available pursuant to the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL); 2) and proposed resolutions, law, rules, regulations, policies or amendments thereto. When these records are scheduled to be discussed, they must be “made available, upon request therefor, to the extent practicable as determined by the agency or the department, prior to or at the meeting during which the records will be discussed.” Public bodies can charge a reasonable fee for copies of the meeting material. However, by posting them online, they will save money. Unfortunately, there are many boards who are not following the amendment’s website requirement: “If the agency in which a public body functions maintains a regularly and routinely updated website and utilizes a high speed Internet connection, such records shall be posted on the website to the extent practicable as determined by the agency or the department, prior to the meeting.” This is where many boards are failing. And they’re hiding behind the words “to the extent practicable.” When asked about this language during the New York Press Association conference in the spring of 2012, Committee on Open Government CONTINUED ON PAGE 7

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January 12, 2013


More violence is not the answer


he recent increase in highly visible shootings around the country has many talking about guns and legislations. Two recent items caught my eye as the nation tries to come to grips with the best approach to address these senseless nightmare events. The first item was an editorial by Donald Kaul, a retired editor from the Des Moines Register. The column appeared just after the shooting: “I would tie Mitch McConnell and John Boehner, our esteemed Republican leaders, to the back of a Chevy pickup truck and drag them around a parking lot until they saw the light on gun control. And if that didn’t work, I’d adopt radical measures.” “Declare the NRA a terrorist organization and make membership illegal. Hey! We did it to the Communist Party, and the NRA has led to the deaths of more of us than American Commies ever did. (I would also raze the organization’s headquarters, clear the rubble and salt the earth, but that’s optional.) Make ownership of unlicensed assault rifles a felony. If some people refused to give up their guns, than “prying the guns from their cold, dead hands” thing works for me.” Not a very rational approach, but we must understand the emotion these repeated events has on people who feel helpless and obviously hopeless. Now, here’s another side of the multi-dimensional argument, which came to my attention recently. It’s from Darrell Scott, the father of Rachel Scott, a victim of the Columbine High School shootings. His comments were provided in an address before the House Judiciary Subcommittee shortly after the Columbine shooting tragedy in May 1999. “Since the dawn of creation there has been both good and evil in the hearts of men and women. We all contain the seeds of kindness or the seeds of violence. The death of my wonderful daughter, Rachel Joy Scott, and the deaths of that heroic teacher, and the other 11 children who died must not be in vain. Their blood cries out for answers.” “The first recorded act of violence was when Cain slew his brother Abel out in the field. The villain was not the club he used. Neither was it the NCA, the National Club Association. The true killer was Cain, and the reason for the murder could only be found in Cain's heart.”

“In the days that followed the Columbine tragedy, I was amazed at how quickly fingers began to be pointed at groups such as the NRA. I am not a Dan Alexander member of the Thoughts from NRA. I am not a Behind the Pressline hunter. I do not even own a gun. I am not here to represent or defend the NRA — because I don't believe that they are responsible for my daughter's death.” “Men and women are three-part beings. We all consist of body, mind and spirit. When we refuse to acknowledge a third part of our make-up, we create a void that allows evil, prejudice and hatred to rush in and wreak havoc.”  “Spiritual presences were present within our educational systems for most of our nation's history.” “We have refused to honor God, and in so doing, we open the doors to hatred and violence. And when something as terrible as Columbine's tragedy occurs — politicians immediately look for a scapegoat such as the NRA. They immediately seek to pass more restrictive laws that contribute to erode away our personal and private liberties. We do not need more restrictive laws.”  “Eric and Dylan would not have been stopped by metal detectors. No amount of gun laws can stop someone who spends months planning this type of massacre.”  “The real villain lies within our own hearts. We do need a change of heart and a humble acknowledgement that this nation was founded on the principle of simple trust in God.” We’ll hear more on this subject in the days ahead, and while some may advocate more violence in order to curb violence we all must make certain we have a thoughtful and realistic debate on the issues truly at the root of these events. There are an untold number of things that cause untimely deaths in this world. To address these issues we must look beyond the superficial cause and not allow political agendas to cloud a very important debate. Dan Alexander is publisher of Denton Publications. He may be reached at


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Clearing up confusion To the Valley News: Re: Seeks sanity I was incorrectly labeled as the author of a letter to the editor in the January 3, 2013 edition of the Valley News. I did not write or submit this letter. The opinions expressed in the letter were that of the original author, George King of Westport. An identical letter written and signed by Mr. King also appeared in the Jan. l issue of the Press Republican. Thank you for allowing me to clear up any confusion that may have surrounded this error. Robert King Westport

Thanks for support To the Valley News: The sixth Annual Holiday Toy Drive (Sponsored by M&M Diner) was once again a huge success for our small community. An abundance of private citizens were extremely gracious in spreading holiday cheer throughout the town by donating a toy for a boy or girl or making a monetary contribution to assist with the purchase of Christmas gifts. That being said, I would like to take this opportunity in thanking the citizens residing in the Townships of Jay and Black Brook for their continued support toward a much-needed holiday event in our community. I also wish to thank everyone who participated in the Bake Sale and Bottle Drive that was hosted in November. The event was a great start in reaching my fundraising goal. Much thanks and appreciation is extended to the following organizations and businesses: American Legion Post 504, Au Sable Forks Fire Department’s Women’s Auxiliary, Christina Brown’s Zumba Fitness Club, Northline Utilities and Gordon Oil Company. A special thank you to Sharon McGarr for her annual donation of a holidaythemed lighted glass block that is raffled off to raise money for the Toy Drive. Posthumous recognition is extended to the Ryan Slater, owner of Green Dog Landscaping and Design, and a heartfelt thank you to his mother, Dorothy Changelo, for their donation of a variety of homemade baked breads for the Bake Sale. In conclusion, I am very humbled by the amount of support I receive during the holiday season. As many townspeople were out and about shopping and preparing their itinerary of holiday traditions, they took time out to extend a helping hand to those in need. Cynthia (Cindi) Murphy Event Coordinator Annual Holiday Toy Drive M&M Diner Au Sable Forks

Likes cartoon To The Valley News: Off the Wall: Don't you just love that cartoon of a Simon Lagree type employer, as if in today's world (or even yesterday's for that mater) with all the minute by minute contacts with current technology, there could be anyone out there who would be unaware? Think about a tyrant for an employer for just a second (it shouldn't take more than that) and just how successful a business could be run with at best a perpetual employee turnover, if indeed one could be hired by a Lagree type character. On the other hand: If I wish to hire someone to do some work for me (in the house or around the property), one would think that the two parties involved (that is me and who ever presents him/herself for the job) could freely conduct a conversation about what the job entails and the value (translate: what I would be willing to pay and what someone is willing to accept to do the job). Size of a company should not matter; do we not all have the inherent right to that negotiation, to be competitive in the market place of labor? If you question that, let me ask all those union laborers out there just what they pay, for example, someone for yard work? What do they pay someone for cleaning their house? Is it equal to union pay and benefits for custodial staff at say, the school, or the hospital, or (you fill in the blank)? If one is so adamant that they should receive union wages and benefits, should that not apply to what they pay out for goods and services, that is if they are really sincere? Or, is that merely a one way street? By your works you shall be known. Susan C. Sherman Westport

Disagrees with document To the Valley News: I recently received a document entitled “ABOUT YOUR 2013 PROPERTY TAX BILL,” reputedly from the Essex County Board of Supervisors, though owing to its misleading nature, I wonder. In particular, the document contains the following statement: “About 41 percent of the property tax bill you pay will pay just one bill - Medicaid”. This is very misleading. Outrageous, really. First, only 14 percent of property taxes in Essex County go to the county. So, if for a moment we accept that 41 percent of the portion of property tax that goes to the County is to cover Medicaid, we discover that only 5.7 percent of our total property tax winds up in the funding stream for the County’s Medicaid obligation, not the unbelievable 41 percent contended in the document circulated by the County Board of Supervisors. Second, what is really true about County Medicaid contributions is that they are $6.8 million, which is only 7 percent of the total county budget. It just so happens that the County raises almost all of the $6.8 million from its share of property taxes rather than the other (more than $80 million) it derives from other sources of its revenues. In aggregate residents, through taxes assessments and fees of all types, provide this seven percent, but viewed as a whole, only a small part of this is accounted for by the county’s portion of property taxes. The distorted statement regarding “41 percent of the property tax bill you pay,” originates with resentment regarding, “unfunded mandates,” yet the ignores the reality that the overwhelming proportion of funding for these services comes from the Federal and State government, and benefits the county in the form of (taxable!) revenues to health providers and facilities, and essential health services for its citizens in need. The Supervisors owe the County's citizens a more accurate and fair accounting regarding their resentment of, "unfunded mandates," that in fact only supplement much larger Federal and State contributions to essential services for our most vulnerable citizens. Mark Gibson Essex

Thanks to road crews To the Valley News: I want to say thank you to the men and women who work on the road crew all year long. During winter storms they work all night long trying to keep the roads passable. I live in New Russia and on Sunday morning I need to get to the UCC church to play for the service. It is truly wonderful to be able to get out on the road after a big storm I think we all should be aware of how much they do. Mary Lu Kirsty New Russia

Meal basket drive a success To the Valley News: The 2012 holiday season was another wonderful time of the year for giving. Approximately 50 meal baskets were provided to community members who appreciated the extra help in making their Christmas Day a little brighter. Although the stability of the economy continues to be a concern for many of us, it was comforting to have the support from our close-knit the community with assisting me in securing the food items needed. I wish to take this opportunity in extending my heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the numerous and very generous community members for the Townships of Jay and Black Brook who donated turkeys and/or non-perishable food items or monetary donations. Further appreciation is extended to the following: Au Sable Forks Knights of Columbus, Au Sable Forks Fire Department’s Women’s Auxiliary, M&M Diner, Tops Friendly Markets, Price Chopper (Keith Shambo/Bakery), Walmart, Cruise Planners (Kathy Kyea), and Adirondack Computer Solutions (Travis and Jennifer Barton). It is with honor that I offer posthumous recognition to the late Ryan Slater, owner/operator of Green Dog Landscaping and Design and a heartfelt thanks to his mother, Dorothy Changelo. Not only were

holiday donations brought to my home prior to Mr. Slater ’s passing, I was received donations on behalf of his new business for virtually every fundraiser I was involved in for the 2012 calendar year. As the kind words and generosity I received was overwhelming, I cannot emphasize enough that the success of this annual event is based upon the support I receive from members of the community. The “UNITY” in the word community truly exists in our small town nestled within the heart of the Adirondack Mountains and I look forward to us uniting again during the 2013 holiday season. Kelly C. Murphy Event Coordinator 2012 Holiday Meal Basket Drive Au Sable Forks

Community support To the Valley News: The Horace Nye Home Staff would like to express our heartfelt appreciation for the generosity shown by local community members this holiday season. This year Kinney Drugs in Elizabethtown was gracious enough to invite our facility to participate in setting up a gift tree at their pharmacy to provide our residents with Christmas gifts. We would like to thank those that were able to donate to the gift tree this holiday season. Due to Kinney Drugs generosity as well as the many community members who donated presents this year, each of our residents was able to open a present for Christmas. We cannot thank you all enough for remembering our residents here at the Horace Nye Home during this holiday season. Horace Nye Home staff Elizabethtown

Editorial from page 6 Executive Director Robert Freeman answered a Denton Publications editor with a question: “Can you place it on your website?” The answer was “yes.” Therefore, it is practicable for all boards to do so, he asserted. Public boards are also hiding behind the language that prevents this from being an unfunded mandate: “An agency may, but shall not be required to, expend additional moneys to implement the provisions of this subdivision.” Therefore, some say they will not post meeting material online because it will require them to redesign their websites, and that costs money. Wrong. If the public body updates its own website, it doesn’t cost extra money, just extra time. Some towns, however, have outside firms manage their websites, and updates do cost money. But that should be considered regular maintenance. You don’t have to redesign your website to post meeting material. Hallmarks of website posting for their meetings include the City of Glens Falls, Village of Saranac Lake and Johnsburg Central School. As for the other public entities, we’re keeping an eye on you. When we follow up on this topic, we hope all boards will be complying with the law. For more information about the Open Meetings law, visit


In last week’s edition of the Valley News, a letter to the editor was labeled with the wrong name. The letter writer was George King, not Robert King. Also, in reference to the above mentioned letter, County Manager Daniel Palmer was never defeated in a race for town supervisor. He did not seek re-election after his final term.

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School Tragedy


n the surface, the school shooting at Newtown defies any rational or irrational explanation. The utter malignancy of the act is so heinous that it has provoked a shocked numbness among many people. The lives of the survivors in Newtown will never be the same, not just because their town will be known for this act of infamy but more for the monstrous enormity of the acts committed at the elementary school just days before Christmas. The shooter left no message behind revealing a motive for committing such an outrageously violent act. Kids Count The shooter also destroyed his computer hard drive so that no information could be gleaned from it that might reveal a clue to his savagery. While a number of school shootings have been cited as acts of revenge perhaps connected to bullying, no such motives were in play in this situation according to school officials. Why would a young man from a relatively affluent family, an upscale neighborhood who attended quality schools and was not bullied according to school officials, act with such cruel insanity. Some have pointed to the fact that like many other school shooters in the U.S. and around the world, this young man had a mental health diagnosis. Reports suggest that the young man may have been on the autism spectrum, more specifically Asperger’s syndrome. Most experts have stated that there is no correlation between violence and Asperger’s syndrome. What this young man did have in common with school shooters around the world is that he was male, between the ages of 12 and 20, had been diagnosed with a mental health disorder, was rejected by his peer group or lived on the fringes of his peer group, had a disrupted family home and had access to guns, lots of them. Many school shooters have been described by school staff and peers as loners, quiet or someone that did not really fit in. Herein lays a great difficulty because there are millions of school-age young men and women who are loners, who are quiet and have a mental health diagnosis that would never commit an act of violence let alone such a murderous act as the one in Newtown. I believe that it would be next to impossible to profile students with such characteristics and in addition that profiling would be inherently discriminatory and patently wrong. The great majority of these students may somehow be different, but clearly, they are not violent. Not too long after the shooting at Columbine, I can recall some adults feeling fearful about students that wore all black clothes or long dark trench coats. It suffices to say that we cannot tell who might commit these unthinkable acts by how they appear. Pictures of the school shooters from around the world are largely unremarkable; we won’t ever know them by how they look or how they dress. While school officials and national leaders rush to confront this terrible tragedy many different approaches are on the national consciousness. Some say that getting into school should be more difficult. Bulletproof glass entrances that can only be accessed by an identification process that includes a human being that controls who gets into the school. We have learned from a variety of experiences that machines can be duped, a human being armed with the proper training and technology can keep the wrong people out of schools or they have the best chance of doing so. Others want to turn schools into armed fortresses with full time police or security forces in the school mix every day. Some have suggested that teachers be armed with guns, body armor and training on how to actually kill someone if the need arose. I wonder what the impact of turning schools into armed fortresses might be from a student’s perspective. In addition, I wonder if teachers, as I know them, would or could level a weapon at a student and kill him or her. This idea seems entirely counterintuitive to me, as teachers teach and nurture and should not be put in the role of enforcer. Ironically, firearm death in the U.S. including suicides, have declined from a high of 18 per 100,000 in 1980 to 9 per 100,000 population in 2010. Still, America is one of the most violent cultures in the world when compared to other wealthy democracies. America’s assault deaths per 100,000 population are nearly five times higher than most of their international peers. This ominous statistic alone may be telling us that a country with high levels of violence throughout the society might also expect to see that violence manifested at that country’s schools or other important institutions as. While some would say that all guns must be more regulated, I do not agree with this position. I believe that rapid fire weapons should be removed from our culture along with the super clips that feed large volume weapons. Removing assault type weapons could save many lives as it would remove the technology that allows a shooter to rapidly fire a large capacity weapon. This change could and should be made. Going forward we must endeavor to know why our culture is so much more violent than other wealthy democracies in the world. Perhaps when we can understand why men are always the shooters, is their a link between mental illness and violence, is there a link between violence and being socially awkward or somehow different and is there a link between the large scale use of psychotropic drugs such as Ritalin or others and violence. Perhaps fewer people will die at school or elsewhere in America when we can answer at least some of these questions. Remember, all kids count. Reach the writer at By Scot Hurlburt

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Willsboro Navy vet attends “Big E” inactivation ceremony

Richard Morgan stands next to a picture of the USS Enterprise. NORFOLK VA. — On Dec. 1, 2012, AE2 Richard E. Morgan of Willsboro, travelled to Norfolk, Va to be part of the inactivation of the USS Enterprise, CVN-65. Morgan served in VF-1, working on the F14 Tomcat aircraft. He deployed on the Big E on its 12 cruise in 1978 taking him to the Western Pacific. The USS Enterprise, launched on Nov. 25, 1961, was not only the first nuclear carrier, but also the biggest ever built by the US Navy with a crew of 5,000. The flight deck is 4.5 acres. The hanger bay is 3.5 acres. It housed 8 nuclear reactors that allowed speeds of 30 + knots.

“When I heard about the ceremony back in May, I know it was something I really wanted to witness first-hand,” Morgan said. “I was on the Enterprise when I was 19-yearsold. It is a part of my life I will never forget.” Approximately 15,000 former sailors, friends, family, and dignitaries were in attendance. At the close of the ceremony, the Secretary of the Navy, made an announcement to the crowd that resulted in a huge round of cheering and applause. Because of the significance of the Enterprise name in Navy History, the next carrier to be built will be CVN80, carrying the name, USS Enterprise.

OBITUARIES ELIZABETH JACQUES NOV 21, 1924 - JAN 01, 2013 Willsboro ters Margaret Hendrichs and Elizabeth Jacques, 88, of 26 Dorothy Jacques, several Maple St, Willsboro died grandchildren, great grandTuesday, January 1, 2013 at children and nieces and home in Willsboro. Mrs. nephews. Jacques was born She was predeNovember 21, ceased by her 1924 in Willshusband boro, NY, the Clarence daughter of PeJacques, one son ter and KatherTerry Bridge , a ine (Currier) daughter Darla Bridge. Baker,three She was embrothers Anthoployed by Nauny Bridge, Alan gatuck Glass, Bridge, Stanley Naugatuck, ConBridge, and one necticut for sister Katherine. many years making glass Calling hours were held on products. Elizabeth enjoyed Saturday, January 5th at camping , fishing and travelW.M.Marvin's Sons funeral ing and was an avid Bingo home in Elizabethtown from player. 11AM to noon with a memoShe is survived by, two rial service at noon. daughters and son in laws, Donations in her memory Catherine and Maurice White may be made to, High Peaks of Lewis, Linda and Bradley Hospice & Palliative Care Hathaway of Virginia, two P.O. Box 192, Port Henry, NY sons and a daughter in law 12974 Kevin and Mary Jacques of For online condolences Lewis, Anthony Jacques, one please visit brother, Bob Bridge, two MARGARET (MARGE) SURHOFF MAR 08, 1922 - DEC 28, 2012 Keene, NY: Margaret and she took great pleasure (Marge) Surhoff, 90, died Fripainting scenes from their day, December 28, 2012 at the home on Hurricane Rd. in Horace Nye Nursing Home Keene as well as their second in Elizabethtown. She was home on the Gulf of Florida. born in Astoria, NY, March 8, She was active with the 1922, the daughter of Joseph Keene Valley High Peaks and Marie (Muller) Finnegan. Artists. She also enjoyed garShe is survived by her husdening and was a member of band Charles (Chuck) the local Garden Club. In Surhoff of Keene, NY, her particular, she loved roses daughters Geri Robinson and and prided herself on her her husband, Gary of Spring beautiful rose bushes. Hill, Florida, Jacqueline BeatA Funeral Mass to celebrate ty and her husband Bob, of Marge's life will be at St. East Meadow, NY, Maggie Brendan's Church in Keene, Sheldon and her husband NY on Jan. 12, 2013 at Dan of Keene Valley, NY, 11:00AM. In lieu of flowers and her son Edward Denning donations may be sent to the and his wife Liz of East Keene Valley Neighborhood Meadow, NY. Marge also House, P.O. Box 46, Keene had 10 grandchildren, 5 great Valley, NY 12943. grandchildren and many For online condolences nieces and nephews. please visit Marge was an avid painter

Lewis v. Essex still in the courts By Keith Lobdell ESSEX — The property dispute between Salim “Sandy” Lewis and the Town of Essex is getting closer to either a settlement or a court date. Lewis, who has filed lawsuits against the town contesting his 2011 and 2012 assessments for property he owns that are part of Lewis Family Farm on the Whallons Bay Road, said he met just after Christmas with his legal team to discuss the case. “Joe Brennan said to me that if the town comes down to our number, then we have to settle,” Lewis said. Brennan and Martina Baillie are representing Lewis on the matter, which is scheduled to come before Judge Richard Meyer. The number, roughly $2.3 million, was an assessed value for the property that was reached through the services of Donald Fisher, who was brought in by both the town and Lewis to assess the property. Lewis and Baillie had previously filed a pair of grievances in the town about the assessments on the two parcels: a field crops parcel of 1,111 acres assessed at $6,033,190; and a 5.2acre family residence assessed at $412,900. The grievances were both taken into consideration by the town’s zoning board of appeals, which cut the first parcel’s assessment to $4,811,112 while leaving the second parcel’s value the same. Lewis said that he and his counsel have received correspondence which could lead to a settlement in the litigation and sets forth terms, which includes a reduction in the field property to roughly $2,158,100 for the 2011 assessment and roughly $2,348,168 million for the 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 assessment rolls. It also drops the family residence to $129,500

ARTHUR V. SAVAGE Arthur V. Savage, 86, died on seum at Blue Mountain Lake, December 26, 2012. He was of which he was a founding born in NYC and lived in trustee in 1952; the AdironPelham, NY. dack Nature Conservancy, After graduating from which he co-founded in 1973; Phillips Exeter Academy the Adirondack Park Agen(1944), he served in the US cy, Commissioner from 1979 Naval Reserve from 1944 to to 1997 (by appointment of 1946, and was stationed in the Governor); SUNY's ColJapan as part of the post-war lege of Environmental Scioccupation. He received a ence and Forestry, trustee BA from Princeton Universifrom 1978 to 1997 (by apty (1948) and a JD from Harpointment of the Governor); vard Law School (1952). and Parks & Trails NY. Mr. Savage practiced law in Mr. Savage also served for NYC for over 60 years. many years as a trustee or Apart from private practice, manager of charitable, educahe was an Assistant US Attional or religious organizatorney in the US Attorney's tions, including: the Havens Office for the Southern DisRelief Fund Society; the trict of New York from 1957 Bruce L. Crary Foundation; to 1961, serving as Assistant the Princeton Blairstown Chief of its Civil Division Center, Darrow School; the from 1959 to 1961. Among George W. Perkins Memorial his professional activities, Foundation; the Walbridge Mr. Savage was First ChairFund; the NY Theological man of the NY Bar AssociaSeminary; and the Board of tion's Special Committee on Foreign Parishes. Environmental Law; once the He is survived by his wife of Association's Section on En54 years, Harriet Boyd vironmental Law was estabHawes; his four children, lished, he served on its ExecRichard Savage, Elizabeth utive Committee. At the Wright, Sarah Christie, and time of his death he was of Katherine Schulze; nine counsel to Patton, Eakins, grandchildren; and his sisLipsett, Martin & Savage. ters, Susan Speers and Serena For more than half a century Baum. Mr. Savage served on many A memorial service was held public and private organizaat Christ Church, 1415 Peltions that helped shape envihamdale Ave., Pelham, NY, ronmental and conservation January 5, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. policies and practices in NY: In lieu of flowers, donations the Association for the Promay be made to the Adirontection of the Adirondacks; dack Council, P.O. Box D-2, the Adirondack Mountain Elizabethtown, NY 12932. Reserve; the Adirondack MuALVA M. (ANSON) WILDERMUTH JAN 24, 1928 - JAN 02, 2013 South Glens Falls- Alva M. Wildermuth, 84, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family. Born in Essex, to Dwight and Polly (Newton) Anson. Survivors are her loving husband of 64 years, Clark Wildermuth, sons, Steve Wildermuth (Linda), and Mike Wildermuth, brother, Dwight Anson (Lilly) of, three granddaughters, three great-grandchildren, along with many nieces, nephews and cousins. Donations to Faith Bible Baptist Church 62 Ogden Road, Queensbury, NY 12804. M.B. Kilmer Funeral Home Please visit to post condolences.

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from 2011 through 2015. “This sets forth a version of an agreement,” Lewis said. “But I do not believe that the letter represents a firm offer from the town, and I will only officially respond to a firm offer.” Lewis said that while he felt the assessment reached by Fisher was also too high, he would live by those numbers because they were the ones that were submitted to the courts. Essex Town Supervisor Sharon Boisen said she would continue not to comment about any litigation the town may be in. When the suit was first filed, Boisen had said she was hopeful the town could reach a settlement. “I would always hope that we could come to a mutual agreement before we go into court in any legal matter,” Boisen said. “That’s the best case. It would be great not to need all of the money that has been budgeted for legal expenses.” Lewis continued to voice his frustration over the assessments and how he felt they were too high. “They have been taxing us to oblivion and we trusted this town,” Lewis said. “Well we don’t anymore. Joe and Martina are going to sit down with this and get the language correct with McNamara. At the end of the day, we will go back to the town with something that is equivalent to those numbers.” Lewis has also said in the past that they were interested in a settlement to avoid court, but he added if the matter were to be sent to the court, then he felt it would be precedent setting. “They are taxing us on grain bins and threesided buildings and they are not supposed to be able to,” Lewis said. “The thing is, they are getting this wrong across the entire state. If (Judge) Meyer takes this case, then I feel that it will be even more important than the APA case.”

Dan Stec steps into role as Assemblyman By Thom Randall QUEENSBURY — After a formal but emotion-charged event held Tuesday Jan. 1, the lower Adirondacks region now officially has a new representative in state politics. State Assemblyman Dan Stec (R-Queensbury), was sworn in Tuesday in a ceremony held in the Warren County courthouse. About 120 people from across the four-county region that Stec now represents attended the event. State Supreme Court Justice David Krogmann conducted the ceremony. As the judge administered the oath of office, he voiced a patriotic theme. “Due to our democracy, we have the privilege to watch and participate in a smooth transition of power in a humble and quiet way,” he said. “...With no shouting, no gunfire.” Stec’s son Peter led the Pledge of Allegiance, voicing it without hesitation. Stec’s wife Hilary, his parents George and Elsie Stec stood beside him as he was sworn in — a ceremony that was concluded with lengthy applause. In a casual speech that followed, Stec said he’d dedicate his days to working diligently on behalf of his constituents. “You have my solemn oath that I will work hard, I will be honest, I will be plain speaking, and I will do the best that I can for all of the state of New York,” he said. “We’re facing difficult times, and we need to make sure we all work together on important issues — and if they’re not important, we must set them aside.” Stec continued that he was going to concentrate on advocating decisions that yield positive results for local citizens. “We’re going to roll up our sleeves and get this state moving down a better path,” he said. Stec said he was “floored” by the turnout of friends, family and community leaders throughout his 114th Assembly District, which includes all of Warren and Essex counties and portions of Saratoga and Washington counties. Among the community leaders in the audience was Glens Falls Economic Development Director Ed Bartholomew, who’s known Stec for decades. He said that Stec would serve the citizens of the lower Adirondacks quite well. “Dan will fight unnecessary regulations and mandates, he’ll strike a balance between urban and rural concerns, and he’ll be able to develop a consensus on issues due to his leadership abilities — and this is particularly important when he’s dealing with interests all over the state,” Bartholomew said. “He will be a great advocate for the region.” Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting offered similar thoughts. “I’m impressed with Dan Stec’s dedication and commitment,” he said. “He knows the area, the people, and what we need in the Adirondacks — he’ll represent us tremendously.” Pondering his new position, Stec said he had not imagined 20 years ago that he’d be a state Assemblyman — but when the position opened up 10 years ago, he decided to seek the post. Although he bowed out of the race in 1992 and supported Teresa Sayward at the time, he has since had his sights set on the position.

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Thescorebook Ano 205 high game, 542 series; Charles Lacy 191 high game, 537 series; Ryan Thomas 176 high game, 523 series; Ben Coolidge 166 high game, 476 series; Tyler Light 176 high game, 461 series; Roger Preston 189 high game, 456 series

The sched Westport at Elizabethtown-Lewis, 4 p.m. modified Schroon Lake at Willsboro, 4 p.m. modified Keene at Johnsburg, 4 p.m. modified

Friday, Jan. 11 Bowling Peru at AuSable Valley, 3:30 p.m. Willsboro at Ticonderoga, 3:30 p.m.

NCCS 9, Willsboro 1 Willsboro: Dakoda Latford 214 high game, 593 series; Tyler Bridge 183 high game

Thursday, Jan. 17

Girls basketball


Ticonderog at AuSable Valley, 4:30 p.m., modified Wells at Westport, 6:30 p.m. Elizabethtown-Lewis at Crown Point, 6:30 p.m. Willsboro at Minerva/Newcomb, 6:30 p.m.

Saranac at AuSable Valley

AuSable Valley 8, PHS 2 AVCS: Jimmy Provost 222 high game, 594 series; Michael McDonald 238 high game, 551 series; Roger Preston 213 high game, 477 series

Girls basketball AuSable Valley at NAC, 4:30 p.m., modified

Boys basketball

Chateaugay 8, Willsboo 2 Willsboro: Tyler Bridge 221 high game, 610 series; Dakoda Latford 206 high game, 549 series; Connor Sheehan 188 high game

Friday, Jan. 18

Keene at Lake Placid, 5 p.m. Wells at Westport, 5 p.m. Elizabethtown-Lewis at Crown Point, 5 p.m. Willsboro at Minerva/Newcomb, 5 p.m.

Bowling AuSable Valley at Moriah, 3:30 p.m. Peru at Willsboro, 3:30 p.m.

Boys swimming

Tyler Bridge prepares to roll for the Willsboro bowling team. Photo by Keith Lobdell

PHS, Franklin Academy at AuSable Valley, 5 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 12


Indoor track and field

Girls basketball

AuSable Valley at Essex, Vt. tournament

AuSable Valley at League meet, Plattsburgh State, 10 a.m. (pictured)

Boys basketball

AuSable Valley 21-15-21-2 59 Seton 8-8-6-4 26 AVCS: Taylor Saltus 22; Meghan Strong 8; Haley Taylor 8; Madison Rondeau 8; Logan Snow 6; Sierra Snow 5; Rachel Knapp 2

NAC at AuSable Valley, 4:30 p.m. modified Keene at Chazy, 6:30 p.m. Westport at Johnsburg, 6:30 p.m. Indian Lake/Long Lake at Willsboro, 6:30 p.m. Minerva/Newcomb at Elizabethtown-Lewis, 6:30 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 14 Bowling AuSable Valley at Willsboro, 3:30 p.m.

Girls basketball

Tuesday, Jan. 15

Keene 29 IL/LLCS 41 Keene: Sadie Holbrook 15; Tucker Geiger 6; Naomi Peduzzi 6; Megan Hall 2

Keene at Chazy, 5 p.m. Westport at Johnsburg, 5 p.m. Indian Lake/Long Lake at Willsboro, 5 p.m. Minerva/Newcomb at Elizabethtown-Lewis, 5 p.m.

Boys swimming Midseason Invitational at PHS, 5 p.m.

Girls basketball

Schroon Lake 5-4-13-10 32 Westport 4-8-17-9 38 Westport: Brendee Russell 18; Felicia Kurth 6; Emily Rascoe 6; Sarah Looby 6; Sydney Mitchell 2

AuSable Valley at Beekmantown, 5:30 p.m., JV Elizabethtown-Lewis at Westport, 4 p.m. modified Willsboro at Schroon Lake, 5 p.m. modified Johnsburg at Keene, 4 p.m. modified

ELCS 17-9-18-11 55 Chazy 0-2-6-12 20 Elizabethtown-Lewis: Lily Whalen 17; Shonna Brooks 10; Jasmin Barnes 8; Kearsten Ashline 5; Angel Barnes 4; Savannah Graves 3; Jennifer McGinn 2; Kylee Cassavaugh 2; Crystal Grady 2; Emily Morris 2

Wednesday, Jan. 16 Bowling Saranac at Willsboro, 3:30 p.m. Northeastern Clinton at AuSable Valley, 3:30 p.m.

Boys basketball Beekmantown at AuSable Valley, 4:30 p.m. modified

MVAC announces scholar athletes WILLSBORO — The Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference (MVAC) announces Scholar Athletes for the 2012 Fall Sports Season. One male and one female athlete are chosen for each sport season. The criteria for selection are a minimum of an 85 average, one who excels in academics and sport of the season and exhibits good sportsmanship and a positive attitude.

Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School Austin Morris - Junior, Lily Whalen - Junior

Keene Central School Brandon Dumas - Junior, Naomi Peduzzi - Sophomore

Westport Central School


Jarrid McVicker - Junior, Alyson Arnold Senior

Willsboro 4, NCCS 0 Willsboro: Gabi Yeager 193 high game, 517 series; Alyson Arnold 177 high game, 494 series PHS 4, AuSable Valley 0 AVCS: Marissa Prentiss 131 high game, 371 series Chateaugay 2, Willsboro 2 Willsboro: Alyson Arnold 200 high game, 519 series; Gabi Yeager 164 high game, 467 series

Boys basketball ELCS 22-4-8-13-8 55 Chazy 9-11-10-17-4 51 Elizabethtown-Lewis: Charlie Huttig 20; Zac Noka-Bailey 17; Cortland White 8; Justin LaPier 5; Austin Morris 3; Wesley Whalen 2 Westport 9-15-10-11 45 Schroon Lake 17-11-16-13 57 Westport: Ryan Davis 18; Thomas Mero 9; Chris Clark 5; Jonathan Gay 4; Robert King 3; Sam Napper 2; Anderson Gay 2; Gabe Schrauf 2

Beekmantown 68, AuSable Valley 16 AVCS: Dylan Baker (120) won by pin, 1:45 1st; Logan Blaise (145) won by 16-6 major decision; Michael Thompson (220) won by pin, 0:24 1st

Willsboro 4-6-4-24 38 Lake Placid 6-5-1-12 24 Willsboro: Nick Arnold 23; Lucas Cross 4; Brandon Porter 3; Sam Politi 2; Pierson 2; Seth Swires 2; Jarrid McVicker 2

Peru Wrestling Classic AVCS place finishers: Dylan Baker fourth at 120; Kodie Simpson fourth at 160; Kenneth Rivers fourth at 285

IL/LLCS 18-11-12-10 51 Keene 0-4-5-9 18 Keene: Gabe Warner 10; Justin Haverlick 4; Maxx Sturgess 4

Boys bowling

Seton Cath. 18-8-20-8 54 AuSable Valley 18-12-15-14 59 AVCS: John Goodnough 19; Shane Douglas 14; Austin Facteau 9; Austin Depo 9; Zach Cosgrove 8

Jack Newberry - Senior, Felicia Kurth Senior

Willsboro Central School

Girls bowling Beekmantown 4, AuSable Valley 0 AVCS: Marissa Prentiss 135 high game; Courtney Pray 133 high game

Beekmantown 8, AuSable Valley 2 AVCS: Mike McDonald 227 high game, 633 series; Jimmy Provost 241 high game; 586 series; Josh Taylor 258 high game, 555 series; Brandon

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Auditions set in Elizabethtown ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown Social Center announces auditions for its 2013 production, the musical “Bells are Ringing,” with music by Jule Styne and book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. The show will take you back to a time (1956) before answering machines and high technology, when a real person answered your ringing telephone for you, if you couldn't do it yourself. Welcome to Susanswerphone where you might find it easy to get involved in the lives of your clients – like the heroine, Ella Peterson. The show abounds with lively, delightful music and many shenanigans. It will be directed by Susan Hughes, with choreography by Karin E. DeMuro and musical accompaniment by Kerry Mero. Auditions will be held at the Elizabethtown Social Center on Sunday, Jan. 13, from 1 to 5 p.m. and Monday, Jan. 14, from 6:30 to

www. 9 p.m. If you can’t make one of these times, please call the center at 873-6408 or the director, Susan Hughes, at 873-7319, to schedule a different time. Performances will be April 18 through 21. Students in sixth-grade and up along with community members are invited to audition, as the show features roles for all ages. Audition packets are available at the Social Center or in the ELCS Music room. Those auditioning will be asked to sing their song from any Broadway show and to read from the script.

Dinner set at Federated Church WESTPORT — There will be a chicken and biscuit dinner Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Westport Federated Church. Serving starts 4:30 p.m. with takeouts available. Cost is $9 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under. Please help serve the local food pantry and bring a non-perishable food item to fill the food basket.

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Continued from page 1 Majka, who hails from New Hampshire, will take us on a journey through her most recent climbing expeditions. On Saturday, renowned guide and mountaineer Freddie Wilkinson will present "Alpine Dispatches: Mountaineering and Storytelling in the Twenty-First Century." There will be a big raffle of gear donated by the event sponsors and plenty of tomfoolery. Saturday’s slideshow will also be held at the Keene Central School, and will begin at 7:30 p.m. Before the slideshow, the Keene Valley Fire Department and the Lake Placid Pub and Brewery will be hosting an All-YouCan-Eat Spaghetti dinner at the nearby fire hall starting at 5:30 p.m. Sunday’s entertainment will be the Adirondack’s own Ian Osteyee who will present at the Keene Arts Playhouse (located in the Old Methodist Church, Route 73 in Keene between Stewart’s and Town Hall). On Saturday and Sunday, demo gear will be available for testing at Adirondack Rock and River, located on Alstead Hill Road,

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from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. There will be instructional clinics on ice climbing, mountaineering, snowshoeing and avalanche awareness on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Registration is limited and classes are filling quickly. More detailed registration information is available at The Mountainfest is charity event that supports local and regional non-profits every year. Last year, the event made a significant contribution to the Flood Relief funds in the towns of Keene and Jay. For more information, contact Vinny McClelland ( or Holly Blanchard (

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Village of Keeseville Residents


Q: If the Village dissolves will the name Keeseville still be here? A: Yes, the name Keeseville will always be here same as it is now.


Q: Will taxes really decrease if the Village dissolves? A: Eliminating a layer of government will always save tax dollars.

3. Q: If the Village dissolves will the Village roads and infrastructure still be maintained? A: Yes, the Village roads and infrastructure will be repaired and maintained by the two towns. 4.

Q: Can the Towns provide the same services as the Village does if the Village dissolves? A: Yes, in the past the Towns have proven this by the Village abolishing such services as: Assessors, Justice Court, Dog Control and Code Enforcement and Building Inspector.

5. Q: Will water and sewer rates increase drastically for Village residents if the Village dissolves? A: Probably not, but no one will know until the Towns receive the actual expenditures and revenues of the water and sewer departments. Water and sewer rates are based on user fees only. 6. Q: Will the Towns be able to apply for grants that the Village did before? A: Yes, the Towns already apply for the same grants and more. 7.

Q: Will there still be municipal rubbish collection? A: No, only a small percent of Village residents use this service now. The municipal collection doesn’t pay for itself. It is sustained by tax dollars even though most residents don’t use it.

VOTE WILL BE JANUARY 22ND NOON TO 9:00PM At Village of Keeseville Office 76963

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Winter gives way to sports show season


he winter season has gotten off to a tremendous start, due to a series of serious storms which whitewashed the region during the recent Holiday season. Unfortunately, if current weather forecasts prove accurate, the white stuff may soon melt into the ground, which has not yet frozen. Despite the appearance of ice fishermen on several regional lakes, the quality and quantity of local lake ice is very questionable. Personally, I have not been out on the ice, and I have no intentions of attempting to go anytime soon. Although reports indicate there is about 2-3 inches of solid ice, there are also over 18 inches of snow insulating the hard cap. With the deep snow cover, the lakes are not making any ice and the deep snow and slush makes travel tough and uncomfortable. While I never like to miss out on an opportunity to fish, I have no interest in imitating an olive in a martini. The fish will have to wait, and so will I. If you do plan to get out, be sure to bring along a hank of rope, a PFD seat cushion, ice spikes and a long pole or hockey stick. There have been several reports of anglers breaking through the ice, and I know of at least one new snowmobile that has already performed submarine duty.

Sportsman Show Season In recent years, an interesting recreational trend has been oc-

curring during the late winter, early spring season. As climate change saps the punch out of our most enduring of seasons, many local sportsmen and women have retreated indoors to enjoy all sorts of their favorite outdoor sports. Safe from the ravages of the North Country weather, this diverse group of like minded sportsmen, sportswomen and even children have discovered that many of A lone ice fisherman works the hole on Connery Pond on the outskirts of the region’s wildest experiences can be found at a local Lake Placid. Photo by Joe Hackett Sportsmans Show. Fortunately, many events remain on this year’s calendar, but sadly one, the Altona Sportsmans Show will be missing. The event consistently drew large crowds to that tiny Northern Tier community and the decision was not based on a lack of support The event’s founders decided to pull up stakes after last year’s successful event, and Suzie and Jeff Thaller have moved to Cranberry Lake, where they will bring their enthusiast for the outdoor life to the old, Stone Manor Motel and Diner, with a promise to be “Open 363 days a year.” The fourth-annual Sacandaga Sportsmen’s Day, which will be hosted in Broadalbin this weekend, will feature a diverse lineup of seminars featuring local outdoor experts. Participants will enjoy a dinner of locally raised game as well as a keynote address presented by Paige Patterson, a renowned Big Game hunter. The event organized by the Sacandaga Bible Conference, will open for registration at 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Ray Mills Youth Center on Lakeview Road in Brodalbin. The $20 admission includes all seminars, dozens of vendors, a sportsmen’s buffet, a silent auction and drawings for a huge supply of outdoor gear. Guests will be able to attend a host of seminars, ranging from Woodcarving, to Bow hunting, and from Whitetail Hunting in the Adirondacks, to Brook Trout Fishing. The list continues with

WORSHIP IN YOUR COMMUNITY AU SABLE FORKS St. James’ Church - Epliscopal (Anglican Catholic) Rev. Patti Johnson, Seacon. Services: Wed. 6:00 p.m. Evening Prayer and Healing Service. Holy Eucharist Sunday - 10:00 a.m. Phone 518-593-1838 or 518-647-5312. United Methodist Church - Main Street. 647-8147. Sunday 11 a.m. - Worship Service. Email: Holy Name Catholic Church - 14203 Rt. 9N, Au Sable Forks, 647-8225, Rev. Kris Lauzon - Pastor, John J. Ryan - Deacon, Masses: Mon. & Wed. 5:15pm, Thurs. & Fri. at 8am, Sat. 4pm, Sun. 10:30am. Confessions (reconciliation) Sat. 3:15-3:45pm. BLACK BROOK St. Matthew’s Catholic Church - 781 Silver Lake Rd., Black Brook, 647-8225, Rev. Kris Lauzon - Pastor, John J. Ryan - Deacon, Masses: Closed for Winter Season BLOOMINGDALE Pilgrim Holiness Church - 14 Oregon Plains Rd., 8913178, Rev. Daniel Shumway - Sunday: Morning Worship 11am, Sunday School 10am, Evening Service 6:30 pm; Wednesday: Prayer Service 7 pm. CLINTONVILLE United Methodist - Rt. 9N. 834-5083. Sunday, 11 a.m. Worship Service. Pastor Rev. Joyce Bruce. ELIZABETHTOWN St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church - Court Street. 873-6760. Father Francis Flynn, Mass Schedule: Saturday 4:30 p.m., Sunday 10:30 a.m., Weekdays: Consult Bulletin. Thursday 10:15 a.m. Horace Nye Home. Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturday 3:30 p.m. 4:10 p.m. Website: Church of the Good Shepherd (Episcopal) - 10 Williams Street. 873-2509. Sunday, Holy Communion 8 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. Healing Prayer Service: Every Wed. 6:30 p.m. Men’s Group: Every Fri. 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Rev. David Sullivan or Ann Marie Speir. All are welcome. Email: Web: United Church of Christ (Congregational) - Court Street. 8736822. Rev. Frederick C. Shaw. Worship Service: Sun. 11 a.m.; Sunday School ages 4 - grade 6. Nursery service Email: ESSEX St. Joseph’s Catholic Church - Rt. 22. 963-4524. Rev. John Demo, Admin. No Mass in Essex from Columbus Day to Memorial Day, closed for the Winter. Essex Community United Methodist Church - Corner of Rt. 22 and Main St. 963-7766. Rev. John E. Hunn. , Sunday Worship - 10:15 AM, Sunday School - 10:15 AM. web page: detail/375 St. John’s Episcopal Church - Church Street. 963-7775. Holy Communion and Church School, Sunday 9:15 a.m., Morning Prayer, Wednesday 9 a.m. Community Potluck Supper, Tuesday 6 p.m. Old Testament Bible Study, Wednesdays 10 a.m., Rev. Margaret Shaw. Email: Foothills Baptist Church at Boquet - 2172, NY Rt. 22 in Essex. Formerly Church of the Nazarene. Wednesday Night Service at 6 p.m. Worship services are Sunday 11 a.m. & 6 p.m. Sunday school 9:45 a.m. Family Christian movies on the second Sunday of each month at 6:30 p.m., and Hymn sing on the 4th Sunday of each month at 6 p.m. Email: HARKNESS Harkness United Methodist Church - Corner Harkness & Hollock Hill Rds., Harkness, NY. 834-7577. Rev. Edith Poland. Worship 9:30 a.m. JAY First Baptist Church of Jay - Rev. Joyce Bruce, Pastor. Sunday Worship 9:30 a.m. KEENE St. Brendan’s Catholic Church - Saturday Mass at 4 p.m., Sunday Mass at 11:15 a.m.; Pastor: Rev. John R. Yonkovig; Pastor. Rectory Phone 523-2200. Email: St. Hubert’s All Souls Episcopal Church - Sunday Holy Eucharist

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10 a.m., June 24 through September 9. Varying roster of priests celebrate communion each week. Keene Valley Congregational Church - Main Street. 5764711. Sunday Worship Services 10 a.m.; Sunday School 10 a.m. Choir Wednesday evening 7 p.m. and Sunday 9:15 a.m. KEESEVILLE Immaculate Conception - St. John the Baptist - 1804 Main Street, 834-7100. Monsignor Leeward Poissant. Ant. Mass Saturdays - 4 p.m. - St. John’s. Sunday Masses; 8 a.m. & 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception during the winter months. Email: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church - Clinton Street, Keeseville. 563-6836. Sunday Service 9 a.m. Rev. Blair Biddle. Keeseville United Methodist Church - Front Street, Keeseville. 834-7577. Rev. Edith Poland. Sunday School 11:00 a.m.; Worship 11 a.m. 834-7577. Email: The Good Shepherd Church of the Nazarene - 124 Hill Street, Keeseville, NY. 834-9408. Pastor Richard Reese. Sunday Service 10:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m.; Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Tuesday Prayer Service 7 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Study 7 p.m. Independent Baptist Church - Rte. 22 & Interstate 87, P.O. Box 506, Keeseville, NY. 834-9620. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Sunday Morning Worship 11 a.m., Sunday Evening Worship 7 p.m., Prayer Meeting & Bible Study - Wednesday 7 p.m.; Youth Group Sunday 7 p.m. Website: Email: Front Street Fellowship - 1724 Front Street, Keeseville, 834-7373. Pastor Warren Biggar. Sunday: Sunday School 9:30 a.m.-10:15 a.m., Worship Service 10:30 a.m., Tuesday: Home Prayer Groups 7 p.m. (Call for locations). Thursday: Ladies Bible Study 2:30 p.m. in Keeseville, 7 p.m. in Plattsburgh (Call for locations). Friday: Celebrate Recovery 6 p.m.; Kingdom Kids 6:30 p.m.; Youth Group 6:30 p.m. Website: Email: LAKE PLACID New Hope Christian Fellowship Church - 207 Station St., Lake Placid, NY. A full gospel church. Rev. Richard Ducatt, pastor. Services are Sunday 10a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Fellowship prayer, Tuesday 6:30 p.m. and Thursday Bible Study. Once a month covered dish after Sunday morning service. Child care available Sunday & Thursday. Handicapped accessible. For more information call 518-523-3652. Lake Placid Baptist Church - Leading people to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ Worship service Sunday 10:15 a.m. 2253 Saranac Ave., LP 523-2008,

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topics such as Ice Fishing, Small Game Hunting, Birds of Prey, and Making Useful Outdoor Tools. Seminar presenters include Retired NYS Forest Ranger, Gary Hodgson, outdoorman and author, Dan Ladd, Guide and Coast Guard Captain Steve George, and many more. The event concludes with a Sportsmen’s Buffet, featuring Wild boar chili, D’Artagnan duck, buffalo chorizo, spicy elk and venison summer sausage. All of the game meat is raised locally, including the buffalo, and elk. This weekend’s event in Broadalbin was developed on a concept that’s been perfected by the fine folks who host the annual Adirondack Sportsmans Dinner in Schroon Lake. The Schroon Lake event which is organized by representatives from the local community, churches and businesses strives to provide Adirondack outdoorsmen, and women an opportunity “to enjoy a day of fellowship centered on good food, practical seminars and a featured speaker who present the wonders of nature from a Christian prospective.” In addition to a wide selection of seminars, the Adirondack Sportsmans Dinner incorporates a fine collection of exhibitors at the Sportsman’s Expo, which always includes the Salerno Brothers, Wall of Racks. Tickets for the annual event typically sell out within minutes of going for sale. Information is available online at

Adirondack Outdoorsman Show The 8th Annual Adirondack Outdoorsman Show which has been hosted annually at the Johnstown Moose Club since 2006, is likely the most traditional of all the North Country sportsmans events. This year’s event will run from Saturday, February16 through Sunday February 17 from 10am to 5pm. The program follows a traditional sportsman show template, which leans heavily towards hunting, fishing and outdoor travel. Exhibitors will be displaying a wide range of modern and traditional outdoor gear and camping supplies, as well as archery equipment, trapping supplies, boats and canoes, camping and hiking gear, guides and charter services, taxidermy art, collectable knives, antique outdoor gear, wildlife art and rustic furniture. Among the many featured guests, and authors in attendance will be Adirondack Historian and Author Don Williams, who will be signing copies of his newest book; “Adirondack People and Places”. The second featured guest will be the Northern Sasquatch Research Society and Brian Gosselin. Gosselin is the Whitehall NY Police Officer who had a 1976 encounter with a “Sasquatch-Like creature”. Visit for further information on the event, or contact Mike Hauser at 518-7255565; . Joe Hackett is a guide and sportsman residing in Ray Brook. Contact him at High Peaks Church - A Bible-believing, non-denominational church. 97 Will Rogers Drive, Saranac Lake, 891-3255 Saranac Lake Baptist Church - 490 Broadway, Saranac Lake, 891-5473 First United Methodist Church - 63 Church Street, Saranac Lake, 891-3473 Adirondack Alliance Church - 72 Canaras Ave., SL, 8911383. Sharing the hope of Christ, building relationships with god. Sunday worship 10:00 a.m. with nursery care available. First Presbyterian Church PC(USA) - 57 Church Sreet, Saranac Lake, NY, 518-891-3401, Rev. Joann White. All Are Welcome Here! 9:45am Sunday Worship. Sunday School for All Ages. Nursery Care. 11:00 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study. Handicap Accessible & Hearing Assistance. Saranac Lake Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses - 5043 Rt. 3, Saranac Lake, 518-891-9233 Sunday Public Talk 10 a.m. followed by Watchtower Study 10:35 a.m. Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity - Worshipping at the First United Methodist Church at 63 Church St., Saranac Lake. Pastor Michael Richards presiding. 518-8915262. Services on Sunday mornings at 11:30 a.m. followed by coffee hour. Sunday School available. TUPPER LAKE United Community Church - 25 High Street, Tupper Lake, 359-9810 Holy Name Catholic Church - 114 Main Street, Tupper Lake, 359-9194 St. Alphonsus Church - 48 Wawbeek Avenue, Tupper Lake, 359-3405. St. Thomas Episcopal - 8 Brentwood Ave, Tupper Lake 359-9786 The Tupper Lake Baptist Chapel - Corner Lake & Mill Streets. 518-359-3402. Rev. Richard Wilburn. Sunday: Sunday School 9:00 a.m., Worship Service 10:00 a.m. Wednesday: Prayer Service 6:30 p.m. WADHAMS United Church of Christ - Sunday worship celebration at 11:00 a.m., Pastor Leon Hebrink. 962-8293 *For other ministry & discipleship opportunities see the Westport Federated Church schedule. WESTPORT Federated Church - The “Stone Church” on Main Street, Westport - Woship Celebration Sundays at 9:00 am with “Children’s Church.” Bible and book discussion fellowship at 6:00 pm Thursdays in the parsonage. 518-962-8293 / “Come follow Jesus in the company of friends.” Westport Bible Church - 24 Youngs Road. 962-8247. Pastor Dick Hoff. Sunday Morning Worship 9:15 a.m. & 11 a.m.; Sunday School 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday Night Prayer 7 p.m.; Teen Club Saturday 6 p.m.; Olympian Club Sunday

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WESTPORT —ZUMBA Class, Westport Heritage House, Main Street, 6:30 p.m. $5.

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Friday, Jan. 11

LAKE PLACID — Black & White Juried Art Show Opening reception, Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Way, 5-7 p.m. 523-2512. LAKE PLACID — An Evening of Cabaret, Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Way, 8 p.m. 523-2512. $15.

Saturday, Jan. 12

LAKE PLACID — Met Live showing: La Clemenza Di Tito by Mozart, Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Way, 1 p.m. $18-$16. 523-2512. WILLSBORO — Willsboro Coffee House will be featuring Sounds of the Northway, acoustic folk, singers, on Saturday January 12, 2013 at the Willsboro Congregational Church, Route 22, 7pm. $5 and $2 for students.

Sunday, Jan. 13

CLINTONVILLE — Public Swim, AuSable Valley Central School Swimming Pool, 28 Church Street, 2-4 p.m. $2, $1 for students. UPPER JAY — January Jams Open Mic Night, Recovery Lounge at Upper Jay Art Center. Route 9N, 2-6 p.m. WADHAMS — Free polar fleece hats for children, Wadhams United Church of Christ Hall, 1 - 3 p.m. The children can choose their own colors and watch while their hat is made. 962-8388. LAKE PLACID — The Community Theatre Players to hold open auditions for Evita, Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 5-9 p.m. 523-

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Monday, Jan. 14

WILLSBORO — Free osteoporosis classes, Willsboro Congregational Church, NY Route 22, 10:30 a.m. 546-3565. KEENE — Free osteoporosis classes, Keene Community Center, Church Street, 11:30 a.m. 546-3565. WESTPORT —YOGA Class, Westport Heritage House, Main Street, 6 p.m. $10.. ELIZABETHTOWN — Bells Are Ringing Auditions will be held, Elizabethtown Social Center, 7626 U.S. 9, 6:30 – 9 p.m. 873-6408.

Tuesday, Jan. 15

LAKE PLACID — FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup Ladies' & Men's Mogul Training, Olympic Jumping Complex and White Face Mountain, 11 a.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

WILLSBORO — Free osteoporosis classes, Willsboro Congregational Church, NY Route 22, 10:30 a.m. 546-3565. SARANAC LAKE — Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee meeting. 6 p.m. Large Group Instruction room at the Saranac Lake High School. Open to the public. Planning session for the 2013 Winter Carnival, set for Feb. 1-10. More information:

LAKE PLACID — FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup Ladies' Mogul Qualifications, Olympic Jumping Complex and White Face Mountain, 8:15 a.m. LAKE PLACID — FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup Ladies' Mogul Semi Finals, Olympic Jumping Complex and White Face Mountain, 1:45 p.m. LAKE PLACID — FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup Men’s' Mogul Semi Finals, Olympic Jumping Complex and White Face Mountain, 2:20 p.m. ELIZABETHTOWN — Free osteoporosis classes, Hand House, Route 8, 10 a.m. 546-3565. WESTPORT — Chicken & Biscuit Dinner, at the Westport Federated Church, 6486 Main Street, begins at 4:30 p.m. $9, kids eat for $4.

Friday, Jan. 18

LAKE PLACID — FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup Ladies' Aerial Semi Finals, Olympic Jumping Complex and White Face Mountain, 8:15 p.m. LAKE PLACID — FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup Men's Aerial Semi Finals, Olympic Jumping Complex and White Face Mountain, 8:35 p.m. LAKE PLACID — FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup Ladies' Aerial Finals, Olympic Jumping Complex and White Face Mountain, 8:55 p.m. LAKE PLACID — FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup Men's Aerial Finals, Olympic Jumping Complex and White Face Mountain, 9:02 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 19

ESSEX — The film, Ruby Sparks, will be presented by the Champlain Valley Film Society, Whallonsburg Grange Hall, corner of Rte 22 and Whallons Bay Road, 7:30 p.m. $5 or kids for $2.

Sunday, Jan. 20

CLINTONVILLE — Public Swim, AuSable Valley Central School Swimming Pool, 28 Church Street, 2-4 p.m. $2, $1 for students. LAKE PLACID — Solar Print Making Class, Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Way, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 5232512 $45. SARANAC LAKE — Cock-A-Doodle-Shoe Snowshoe Race traverses the rolling hills of the New Land Trust’s 287 acres., New Land Trust race, $15. register 8:45 - 10 a.m. LAKE PLACID — Rock n’ Rolle Brunch with performances by Mad Dog, Delta Blue, 2520 Main Street, 12 - 4 p.m. 523-3106. UPPER JAY — January Jams Open Mic Night, Recovery Lounge at Upper Jay Art Center. Route 9N, 2-6 p.m. LAKE PLACID — Author Signing with Jenny Milchman, The Bookstore Plus, 2491 Main Street, 2 - 4 p.m. 523-2950. WESTPORT —ZUMBA Class, Westport Heritage House, Main Street, 6:30 p.m. $5.

Monday, Jan. 21

WILLSBORO — Free osteoporosis classes, Willsboro Congregational Church, NY Route 22, 10:30 a.m. 546-3565. KEENE — Free osteoporosis classes, Keene Community Center, Church Street, 11:30 a.m. 546-3565. LAKE PLACID — Life Drawing Classes, Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Way, 6-8 p.m. $70. WESTPORT —YOGA Class, Westport Heritage House, Main Street, 6 p.m. $10. PLATTSBURGH — Yoga & Meditation, North Country Center for Independence, 102 Sharron Ave, noon, 563-9058. PLATTSBURGH — Figure Drawing Group, North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, 11 a.m. 563-1604. PLATTSBURGH — QiGong to be held, ROTA Gallery, 50 Margaret Street, 7:30 p.m.


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ELIZABETHTOWN RECENTLY remodeled 2 bdrm apt., 1 1/2 bath, kitchen, diningroom, outdoor private deck, $795/ mo. + 1 mo. security. Heat & hot water included, Washer/Dryer hookup. 518-873-9538 or 518873-6573

CHUCK’S PLUMBING & HEATING Westport, NY 518-962-8733

REAL ESTATE 20 ACRES Free! Buy 40-get 60 acres. $0- Down, $198/mo. Money Back Guarantee No Credit Checks! Beautiful Views. West Texas 1-800 -843-7537 ADIRONDACK " BY OWNER" 1000+ photo listing of local real estate for sale, vacation rentals & timeshares. Owners: List with us for only $275 per year. Visit on-line or call 518-891-9919 DISCOVER´ DELAWARE’S DISTINCTIVE, gated community. Larger than life amenities equestrian facility and Olympic pool. New Homes mid $40's. Low taxes. Brochures available 1-866629-0770 or SEBASTIAN, FLORIDA Affordable custom factory constructed homes $45,900+, Friendly community, No Real Estate or State Income Taxes, minutes to Atlantic Ocean. 772581-0080, Limited seasonal rentals.

APARTMENT TICONDEROGA 2 BR, W/D hookup, off-street parking. $600/ mo. + utilities. Security required. No pets/smoking. 518-354-2684.


AIRLINES ARE HIRING -Train for hands on Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified - Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 866-296-7093 AIRLINES ARE HIRING -TRAIN FOR hands on Aviation Career. FAA approved program.Financial aid if qualified - Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 1-877-202-0386. DRIVERS: TOP PAYING Dedicated Runs! Consistent Freight, Weekly Home-Time & More! Call Now! 1-800-3972645.

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HOME FOR RENT Willsboro 1158 Middle Rd. 4 bdrm house, out buildings & large barn Newly renovated. $850/mo. Westport Lg. 1 bdrm Apt. with laundry $450/mo. Call 845-742-7201 NORTH HUDSON - HOUSE FOR RENT, 1 Bedroom with Garage. $500/mo. + security. HUD approved. 518-532-9323 or 518-532 -9156.

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MEDICAL CAREERS BEGIN HERE MEDICAL CAREERS BEGIN HERE Train ONLINE for Allied Health and Medical Management. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified.SCHEV certified. Call 1800-495-8402

HELP WANTED **ATTN: JOB SEEKERS!!** MAKE MONEY Mailing Postcards! NOW ACCEPTING! ZNZ Referral Agents! $20-$60/Hour! Big Paychecks Paid Friday! - NOW HIRING: Companies Desperately Need Employees to Assemble Products at Home. No Selling. $500 weekly potential. Info. 1-985-646-1700 Dept. NA-7010

HELP WANTED AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for hands on Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 866-296-7093 HELP WANTED OWNER OPERATORS- CDL CLASS A. STILL WAITING FOR THAT END OF THE YEAR BONUS? If you qualify and have documented proof of your pending Saefty, Miles, or any other bonus...WE WILL MATCH IT!! Dedicated Customer, No-Touch Freight. Lease Purchase Program w/ payment assist. Call Jennifer: 866-242-4974 or Text GREATWIDE to 30364 Hablamos Espanol- Belinda (866-258-1003) HELP WANTED!! MAKE $1,000 weekly mailing brochures from home! Genuine Opportunity! No Experience Required. Start Immediately! Call and place your listing at 1-800-989-4237

OFFICE COORDINATOR The Adirondack Health Foundation seeks a team player with experience working in fundraising who is out-going, extremely well organized, has experience with database management, pays attention to accuracy and details and enjoys working with multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

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ASSISTANT BUSINESS MANAGER Fort Ticonderoga is seeking a self -motivated and hard working, full -time year round Assistant Business Manager. This canidate must have at least three years bookkeeping experience and be proficient in QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel. Duties to include reconciling various general ledger accounts, accounts payable and receivable, bank deposits, bank reconciliations, preparing excel spreadsheets, along with other assistant manager duties. Fort Ticonderoga offers excellent benefits and the salary is commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter and resume to or mail to Fort Ticonderoga, ATTN:Kari Bruce,PO Box 390, Ticonderoga, NY 12883 by January 20, 2013. HOMEWORKERS NEEDED!!! up to $1000 WEEKLY MAILING OUR BROCHURES and POSTCARDS + ONLINE DATA ENTRY WORK. PT/FT. No Experience Needed! LIVE LIKE a popstar. Now hiring 10 spontaneous individuals. Travel full time. Must be 18+. Transportation and hotel provided. Call Loraine 877-777-2091 NEED 18-24 fun, energetic people to travel with young successful business group. Paid travel expenses. No experience necessary. 1-877-646-5050 OWNER OPERATORS- CDL CLASS A. STILL WAITING FOR THAT END OF THE YEAR BONUS? If you qualify and have documented proof of your pending Safety, Miles, or any other bonus... WE WILL MATCH IT!! Dedicated Customer, No-Touch Freight. Lease Purchase Program w/ payment assist. Call Jennifer: 866-242-4974 or Text GREATWIDE to 30364 Hablamos Espanol -Belinda (866-258-1003)


HELP WANTED LOCAL ESSEX COUNTY HORACE NYE HOME Announces Vacancies for Per Diem Registered Nurses $23.82/ Hour. There are no residency requirements. For applications and more information contact Essex County Personnel @ (518) 8733360 or they are available on our website: s/personneljobs.asp


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Feed/Internet Sales: Sell feed and other livestock related items, hardware & building materials in store and on-line. Makes feed deliveries and farm visits. CDL license a plus.

Truck Driver: Makes deliveries to customers, loads and unloads merchandise, operates a boom truck crane and a piggyback forklift. Must have a clean CDL. Must pass a physical and drug test. Competitive wages and benefits and 401K sign-on bonus. Apply in person or online, Ward Lumber, 697 Glen Rd., Jay, NY 12941


ADIRONDACK AUTO 518-873-6386

LAVALLEE LOGGING is looking to harvest and purchase standing timber, primarily Spruce ,White Pine & Chip Wood. Willing to pay New York State stumpage prices on all species. References available. Matt Lavallee, 518-645-6351



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THE TOWN OF ELIZABETHTOWN is accepting applications for a Part -time Water Plant Operator. Applicants should have experience with plumbing, water systems and chemistry. Send resume or letter to PO Box 265, Elizabethtown, NY 12932 or e-mail Deadline for applying January 18, 2013

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FAMILIES FIRST, a small, unique, not for profit agency, that works with children (who have emotional and/or behavioral challenges with a mental health diagnosis) and their families, seeks a creative individual wanted for a full time Family Support Specialist position in Essex County. A flexible and strengths based perspective towards families is essential for a good fit with this dynamic, supportive agency. Candidate must have at least a High School diploma (some college preferred) with one year's worth of experience working in the field with children and families. A parent of a child with special needs is preferred. Reliable transportation and flexible hours required. Applicant must have excellent organizational, communication and time management skills. Candidate must be a self starter and have documentation and computer skills. Experience running support groups, doing presentations and working in a team setting is preferred. Benefits include an excellent time off package, assistance with health insurance, a flexible spending account and a retirement plan. Salary commensurate with experience and comparable for this area. If interested please send a resume to JoAnne Caswell, Families First, P.O. Box 565, Elizabethtown, NY 12932, or call 873-9544 for further information. Deadline for applications, 1/ 18/2013.


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!!OLD GUITARS WANTED!! Gibson, Martin, Fender, Gretsch. 1930 -1980. Top Dollar paid!! Call Toll Free 1-866-433-8277 52" COLOR (J.V.C.) T.V., perfect condition, $250.00 (or) 35" Samsung Color T.V. $100.00 New. 518-523-1681

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RANCH MINK Coat, Black, size 12, seldom worn. A 1 condition. New $2000 Asking $700 OBO. 518-335-3687

WOLFF SUNVISION Pro 28 LE Tanning Bed, very good condition, $1000. 518-359-7650

YEARBOOKS UP to $15 paid for high school yearbooks 1900-2012. www. or 214514-1040

EAST BASS POND: Waterfront home, 8 acres, $99,900. 6 acres 74' lakefront $29, 1888-683-2626

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MEDICAL CAREERS begin here - Online training for Allied Health and Medical Management. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call 800 -510-0784

WELL PUMP Gould, 1 HP, 4 months old, $500.00. 518-5760012

WANTED ALL MOTORCYCLES, before 1980, Running or not. $Top CASH$ PAID! 1-315-5698094

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GENERAL HAVE COIN WILL TRAVEL Buying Old U.S. coins, currency, commemoratives, bullion and other interesting items. Fair & Honest. Prices in today's market. Call anytime 7 days a week, ANA member. PO Box 151, Jay, NY 12941 518-946-8387

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FIRESTONE WINTERFORCE Tires Set of 4, P225/70R16, $175 OBO. 518-834-9284 or 518-5693901. AMERICAN BULLDOG Puppies NKC Reg. M/F, Johnson Type, Family Raised, Shots & Wormings UTD, Genetic Health Guaranteed, Parents on Premises, 4th. Generational Pups, with 18 yrs. Experience, Pet Only $1000.00 (OR) with Full Reg. $1200.00 For more information please call: 518-597-3090 CHIHUAHUA BLUE MERLE up to date, de-wormed, contract required, $800. 518-873-2909.

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY WESTPORT: OFFICE SUITES. Fully furnished w/ cubicles, desks, computer & phone hook-ups. 720 sq. ft. Lake views. Contact Jim Forcier @ 518962-4420.

MOBILE HOME 96 COLONY 14X80, Mobile Home, 3br/2ba, master bathroom has jet tub, deck, gardens,appraised at $23,000 but selling at $13,000 obo 518-5725468.

RECORD COLLECTOR would like to buy record collections and sheet music. Cash Paid! Please Call 518-846-6784. WANTS TO PURCHASE minerals and other oil & gas interests. Send details P.O. Box 13557, Denver, Co 80201 WANTS TO purchase minerals and other oil and gas interests. Send details to P.O. Box 13557 Denver, Co. 80201

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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: 1-888-4162330 CASH FOR CARS AND TRUCKS. Get A Top Dollar INSTANT Offer! Running or Not! 1-888-416-2208 (888) 416-2208 TOP CASH FOR CARS, Any Car/ Truck, Running or Not. Call for INSTANT offer: 1-800-454-6951

BOATS FURNISHED PARK Model with attached room, Voyager Resort, Tucson, Arizona #6-256. Prime corner lot with 3 fruit trees, and a 1995 Buick Roadmaster. Go to www.forsalebyowner for pictures and details. Ad Listing #23927596. $23,950. Call Karen Armstrong 518-563-5008 or 518 -569-9694.


2001 SUPRA SANTERA low hrs., mint cond., great ski wake board boat, beautiful trailer included, $19,500. 518-354-8089 2005 WHITEHALL SPIRIT rowing/sailboat. Classic boat, rare find. Must sell! Asking $4500 OBO. 845-868-7711 HEWITT PONTOON BOAT Lift, model# 1501, sits on the bottom of the lake. Make an Offer. 518-891-2767 Leave Message on Mail Box 1.


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HAKKAPLITTA SNOW tires, 31x10.5 R15 Studded on rims, fit older Toyota Tacoma. $200. 518-576-4382

MORRISONVILLE, NY , 3 BR/1 BA Single Family Home, 1,056 square feet, built in 1979, New roof, kitchen, bath & water heater. Full basement. $99,500 OBO. MAKE ME MOVE! 518-4209602 OUT OF STATE REAL ESTATE Single Family Home, Sebastian, Florida Affordable custom factory constructed homes $45,900+, Friendly community, No Real Estate or State Income Taxes, minutes to Atlantic Ocean. 772-581-0080, Limited Seasonal rentals BIKES FOR TYKES look for them in Items under $100 Super savers ads

1952 DESOTO White/Blue, no rust, small Hemi,, great project car. Serious inquires only. $3500. 518-962-4688 2001 FORD TAURUS -Runs and has a sun roof $800 Call: (518) 873-9288 2003 SATURN ION 1 White/Gray 112,000 kms, Good condition. with studded tires and summer tires. New clutch, brakes, well maintained, standard, good condition. $2,000 OBO Call: (518) 946-7305

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HEAVY EQUIPMENT 3600 FORD TRACTOR Loader 1980 with chains, loaded rear tires $4000. 518-593-2420.

MASSEY FERGUSON 2033 GC2310, 4 WD, diesel, mini loader w/ back hoe, 22hp, 860 hrs. w/trailer. $10,200. 518-5932420 Call us at 1-800-989-4237

MOTORCYCLES 1989 YAMAH Virago runs good $1250; 2003 Hyosung runs good, $2000. Please call 518-962-4394

2006 HARLEY DAVIDSON SPORTSTER 883 Mint condition. 11,000 miles. Many extras incl. new battery, removable luggage rack, back rest & windshield. 518-946-8341. $4,500 CHECK us out at

2010 HONDA STATELINE 1200 Miles, Black, 1312cc $8,500 518-569-8170

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NORDIC SUN ENTERPRISES, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 11/16/12. Office in Essex Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to PO Box 808, Lake Placid, NY 12946. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Principal business location: 2830 Wilmington Rd., Lake Placid, NY 12946. VN-12/8-1/12/13-6TC42242 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF HODGES ACTUARIAL CONSULTING, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with SSNY on Oct 18, 2012. Office location: Essex County. SSNY designated agent upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to PO Box 142, Elizabethtown NY 12932. Purpose: Actuarial consulting to the insurance industry VN-12/22-1/26/136TC-42358 ----------------------------SEALED BIDS will be received as set forth in instructions to bidders until 10:30 a.m. on January 24, 2013,at the NYS Dept. of Transportation, Contract Management Bureau, 1ST FLOOR SUITE 1CM, 50 WOLF RD, ALBANY, NY 12232 and will then be publicly read. A certified or cashier’s check payable to the NYS Dept. of Transportation for the sum specified in the proposal or a bid bond

(FORM CONR 391) representing "25% of the bid total" as specified in the contract proposal must accompany each bid. Bids may also be submitted via the internet using Bid Express ( The Department reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Construction contract plans and proposals are sold only on compact disk (CD). The cost is $10 per CD, plus $8 shipping and handling if the CD is not purchased in person. The CD includes both the plans (if applicable) and the proposal in Adobe Acrobat PDF file format. Plans and proposals in Adobe Acrobat PDF format are also available on Bid E x p r e s s ( for a monthly subscription fee. CDs can be obtained from the NYSDOT, Plan Sales Unit, 1st Floor Suite 1PS, 50 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12232, (518) 4572124; or from the Regional Office noted below. Requirements: NYSDOT requires that all bidders and subcontractors present evidence of experience and financial standing. Subcontracting Provisions: Subcontracting is permitted as described in the Standard Specification §108-05. *Please call Contracts at (518) 457-3583 if you need a reasonable accommodation for person(s) with a disability to participate in our program. No Amendments are included on the CD. Amendments are posted on the NYSDOT and Bid Express Web Sites. The Contractor is responsible for ensuring that all Amendments have been incorporated into its bid. Notification on Amendments issued after a CD is purchased will be sent via e-mail to each person or firm purchasing

CDs from the NYSDOT. NOTE: Amendments may have been issued prior to CD purchase. Contractors who purchased CDs must also check the NYSDOT Web Site ( v / d o i n g business/opportunities/const-notices) for a list of all Amendments. State Finance Law §139-j restricts contact with Department personnel afteradvertisement or notice of a government procurement. Details are provided on the NYSDOT Web Site. Federally Aided Contracts identify a DBE Goal, and 100% NY State Funded Contracts identify both MBE and WBE Goals. Contracts with 0% Goals are generally single operation contracts, where sub-contracting is not expected, and smaller size contracts, both of which may present direct bidding opportunities for a Small Business Firm, including, but not limited to, D/W/MBEs. The New York State Department of Transportation, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.0 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation and Title 23 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 200, Title VI Program and Related Statutes, as amended, issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all who respond to a written Department solicitation, request for proposal or invitation for bid that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be

afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability/handicap and income status in consideration for an award. BIDDERS SHOULD BE ADVISED THAT AWARD OF THESE CONTRACTS MAY BE CONTINGENT UPON THE PASSAGE OF A B U D G E T A P P R O P R I AT I O N BILL BY THE LEGISLATURE AND GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK Reg. 01, Sam Zhou, Acting Regional Director, 50 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12232 D262181, PIN 1809.27, Albany, Essex, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren & Washington Cos., Crack Sealing at various locations., Bid Deposit $75,000.00, NO PLANS, Proposals on CDs $10, plus $8 Postage. Goals: MBE/WBE 13 - 7% VN-1/5-1/12/13-2TC43035 ----------------------------HAWKS NEST ENTERPRISES, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 12/20/2012. Office in Essex Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 90 Grand View Ave., Lake Placid, NY 12946. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. VN-1/5-2/9/13-6TC43042 ----------------------------PUBLIC NOTICE Pursuant to Town Law Section 181[3][a] the Westport Fire Commissioners will hold their 2013 Organizational Meeting on Tuesday January 15, 2013 at 7:00 PM at the Westport Town Hall, 22 Champlain Avenue, Westport,

New York. By Order of the Board of Fire Commissioners Westport Fire District/s/ Robin E. Crandall, Secretary January 2, 2013 VN-1/12/13-1TC43057 ----------------------------SEALED BIDS will be received as set forth in instructions to bidders until 10:30 a.m. on February 07, 2013,at the NYS Dept. of Transportation, Contract Management Bureau, 1ST FLOOR SUITE 1CM, 50 WOLF RD, ALBANY, NY 12232 and will then be publicly read. A certified or cashier’s check payable to the NYS Dept. of Transportation for the sum specified in the proposal or a bid bond (FORM CONR 391) representing "25% of the bid total" as specified in the contract proposal must accompany each bid. Bids may also be submitted via the internet using Bid Express ( The Department reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Construction contract plans and proposals are sold only on compact disk (CD). The cost is $10 per CD, plus $8 shipping and handling if the CD is not purchased in person. The CD includes both the plans (if applicable) and the proposal in Adobe Acrobat PDF file format. Plans and proposals in Adobe Acrobat PDF format are also available on Bid E x p r e s s ( for a monthly subscription fee. CDs can be obtained from the NYSDOT, Plan Sales Unit, 1st Floor Suite 1PS, 50 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12232, (518) 457-2124; or from the Regional Office noted below. Requirements: NYSDOT requires that all bidders and subcontractors present evidence of experi-

ence and financial standing. Subcontracting Provisions: Subcontracting is permitted as described in the Standard Specification §108-05. *Please call Contracts at (518) 457-3583 if you need a reasonable accommodation for person(s) with a disability to participate in our program. No Amendments are included on the CD. Amendments are posted on the NYSDOT and Bid Express Web Sites. The Contractor is responsible for ensuring that all Amendments have been incorporated into its bid. Notification on Amendments issued after a CD is purchased will be sent via e-mail to each person or firm purchasing CDs from the NYSDOT. NOTE: Amendments may have been issued prior to CD purchase. Contractors who purchased CDs must also check the NYSDOT Web Site ( v / d o i n g business/opportunities/const-notices) for a list of all Amendments. State Finance Law §139-j restricts contact with Department personnel after advertisement or notice of a government procurement. Details are provided on the NYSDOT Web Site. Federally Aided Contracts identify a DBE Goal, and 100% NY State Funded Contracts identify both MBE and WBE Goals. Contracts with 0% Goals are generally single operation contracts, where sub-contracting is not expected, and smaller size contracts, both of which may present direct bidding opportunities for a Small Business Firm, including, but not limited to, D/W/MBEs. The New York State Department of Transportation, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat.

252, 42 U.S.0 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation and Title 23 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 200, Title VI Program and Related Statutes, as amended, issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all who respond to a written Department solicitation, request for proposal or invitation for bid that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability/handicap and income status in consideration for an award. BIDDERS SHOULD BE ADVISED THAT AWARD OF THESE CONTRACTS MAY BE CONTINGENT UPON THE PASSAGE OF A B U D G E T A P P R O P R I AT I O N BILL BY THE LEGISLATURE AND GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK Reg. MO, Rich Marchione, Acting Director, Office of Structures, 50 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12232 D262246, PIN S124.13, Albany, Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Clinton, Columbia, Cortland, Delaware, Dutchess, Erie, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Genesee, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Montgomery, Nassau, Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario,

Orange, Orleans, Oswego, Otsego, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Schuyler, Seneca, St. Lawrence, Steuben, Suffolk, Sullivan, Tioga, Tompkins, Ulster, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westchester, Wyoming & Yates Cos., Regions 1-10 Emergency Bridge Repair Contract, Bid Deposit $150,000.00, VN-1/12-1/19/13-2TC43066 ----------------------------TAX COLLECTOR S NOTICE I, the undersigned Collector of Taxes in and for the Town of Keene, Essex Co., New York have received the Tax Roll and Warrant for the collection of taxes for the year 2013. I will sit at the following named place during the month of Jan. for the purpose of receiving taxes from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon on Tues., Wed. and Thurs. at the Town Hall. 10892 NYS Route 9N. Keene, New York. Taxpayers have the option of paying taxes with an installment plan with 4 payments. Contact the undersigned tax collector for the details and amounts of each installment. Beginning Feb. 1, 2013, 1% will be added, beginning March 1, 2% will be added and April 1 an additional 3% will be added until the County Treasurer orders the Tax Books closed. Second notices will be mailed for delinquent taxes on or after March 3 but not later than March 16. Donna Reed Austin Tax Collector Town of Keene Dated: Dec. 27, 2012 VN-1/5-1/12/13-2TC43049 ----------------------------Are you at the end of your rope with all kinds of junk? Don’t despair, sell it fast with a DenPub Classified Ad 1-800-989-4237.

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