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By Keith Lobdell keith@denpubs.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Over the past three years, reported rabies cases have spiked in Essex County. From no positive reported cases in 2010 to 16 in 2012, the spread of the animal-borne disease has made its way into the Champlain Valley. State Public Health veterinarian Bryan Cherry spoke about the issue with members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors during its Jan. 28 ways and means committee meeting. “Northern Essex County has one of the highest concentrations of raccoon cases around the state,” Cherry said. “Seeing that much in the area can be concerning and we need to look at what can be done.” Jay Supervisor and board chairman Randy Douglas said that several of the reported cases happened within his township, with a majority of the 16 confirmed positives having been captured near the Essex-Clinton County border. “It is a major issue in our town. We had a skunk running down the road weird just a little while ago, and it was around Holy Name School and we had to call in a trapper so the kids could get out of the doors and to the bus,” Douglas said. “Instead of setting up a bait border so the raccoons and rabid animals cannot get into Canada, we should be doing something in Essex County.” CONTINUED ON PAGE 3

By Keith Lobdell keith@denpubs.com NEW RUSSIA — The tiny outpost for the United States Postal Service in New Russia was overflowing with residents Jan. 18, all waiting to hear if they would continue to get their mail in their town or elsewhere. USPS Representative Jeff Sands announced to the crowd that the New Russia Post Office would remain open, but would operate under limited hours on weekdays. “We have done a lot of work behind the scenes,” Sands said. “Every Post Office nationwide has been evaluated and there are 13,000 post offices that are being reconfigured.” Sands said that the USPS sent out 45 customer surveys to residents of New Russia, with 27 being returned to the federal agency.

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Joe Shaw takes the helm at Champlain National By Keith Lobdell keith@denpubs.com WILLSBORO — Joseph Shaw enjoys everything the Adirondacks have to offer, including the chance to lead a local banking institution. Shaw, who honeymooned in Lake Placid and continually returned to the area as a visitor and tourist, will now make his home in Essex as he had been named the new president and CEO-elect at Champlain National Bank. “Our travels have consistently brought us here,” Shaw

said. “We have been involved with the outdoors and skiing all of our lives and this has been an amazingly welcoming community. I get to combine what I like to New Champlain National Bank do and where I President Joe Shaw. work.” Shaw, who boro-based financial instituhad worked in banking in tion was “unique.” Massachusetts with First Ni“This was the only time out agara, said that he felt the of the offers that I have rechance to come to the Wills-

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Planning board to meet ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown Planning Board will meet on Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Town Hall.

Town board to meet ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown February Town Board meeting will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. This date change is only for the month of February. The public is welcome to attend.

Ellsworth to play KEENE VALLEY — Mark your calendar for Friday, Feb. 22, 8 p.m., when soprano hornist Ann Ellsworth returns to the Keene Valley Congregational Church. This time, she performs as a member of Artesia, a contemporary ensemble dedicated to the performance, study and commissioning of new music, with pianist Ellen Hwangbo and Marianne Gythfeldt on clarinet.

Donation: $10; students are free. Artesia will perform trios, duos and solos in a joyous romp through some of history’s most beautiful and treasured chamber music. For more information about this evening of chamber music sponsored by East Branch Friends of the Arts, contact Pam Gothner at 5764329 or eastbranchfriendsofthearts@gmail.com.

Electronics help offered ELIZABETHTOWN — Tech 101, an electronics help group, will be offered by the Elizabethtown Social Center on the fourth Thursday each month through the winter. Perfect for those who received a new computer, a new iPad, or any other new technology “toy” in December or who have questions about how to use home technology. Ken Hughes, former ELCS principal and current in-home IT consultant, will help you have more fun with your tech toys. Tech 101 will be held on Feb. 28, and March 28, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Please contact the Social Center for more information at 873-6408 or info@elizabehtownsocialcenter.org.

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Continued from page 1 “We have spent a lot of time working and vaccinating in Essex County, but the focus has shifted by the federal government, and I do not want to talk for them, to making sure that the barrier remains in effect and they have so many resources so they moved where they were doing the bait drops,” Cherry said. In 2010, there were four confirmed positive rabies cases, two in Washington County and two in Warren County. In 2011, there were seven positives in Essex County and three in Clinton County (near the Essex County Border). All of the Essex County positives were found near Lake Champlain. The 16 cases in Essex County in 2012 were largerly found near the border with Clinton County, which also had three positive cases. Cherry said that the key to stopping the spread of rabies was to limit contact with them. “They will come and intact with people and pets,” he said. “They will come for your trash and they will

Lyceum series at Grange Hall WHALLONSBURG — On Tuesday, Jan. 29, the Whallonsburg Grange Hall opened its winter Lyceum series on “Land and Labor: The Past, Present and Future of Farming in America.” The weekly series, held on Tuesday nights at 7:30 p.m. through March 19, is presenting speakers from around the region who will lecture on how the fertile land of the Champlain Valley developed, the history of agricultural production in North America, the challenging economics of farming, its impact on culture, and the lives of farm families. The remaining schedule of the lectures follows: Feb. 5 through Feb. 26: four-part series on the History of Agriculture in North America, with Andy Buchanan, lecturer in global history at the University of Vermont. These four lectures will trace farming on the continent from native American cultivation through the agricultural roots of the Civil War, to the settlement of the west and the Great Depression, up to the development of modern agriculture

posed to rabies? Probably not, but we have to recommend rabies treatments because they do not have the animal.” Cherry said that in the fight against rabies, Essex County had one of the best allies in the state. “The Essex County Health Department has been extremely vigilant in their awareness and education on the matter,” he said. “They have been on top of this and have been very active with the community.”

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and agribusiness. March 5: The Future of Food: A Discussion with Local Farmers will present a panel of farmers from our area talking about the important issues they face and that are of concern to all consumers. March 12: Back to the Land: The Enduring Dream of Self-Sufficiency in Modern America, with Dona Brown, professor of History at the University of Vermont and author of a recent book on this subject. March 19: Hunting, Gathering and Fungus Farming: Feeding the Adirondack Farm Family in the 19th Century, with Hallie Bond, former curator at the Adirondack Museum. A series ticket is $35 for all eight lectures. Individual lectures are $5. Students admitted free. The Lyceum is sponsored by the Grange Hall and more information is available at www.thegrangehall.org. The Grange is located at 1610 NYS Rt. 22 at the corner of Whallons Bay Road, 5 miles south of the Essex Ferry dock.

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come for your barbecue. That can lead to more and more chance of rabies getting spread because people interact with the raccoons because they’re a cute animal and this leads to increasing the raccoon population.” Cherry said that all pet owners should vaccinate their animals, and people should not feed animals that are not theirs. “Don't feed the animals. Do not feed the feral cat population. Feeding those animals means you are going to feed the raccoon population as well and if they are eating that food, then they are not eating the bait,” he said. Cherry also said that people should report any contact that they have with animals they feel could pose a threat as soon as possible and should also try to bring the animal to public health, using bats as an example. “Most treatments have to do with bats,” he said. “If they find a bat in their home, they need to catch it and get it to the public health department. What people do instead is call a few days later and say that there was a bat in the house and we were told to call. Were they ex-

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re you a caregiver or might be needed as one in the near future. On Thursday, Feb. 7, there is a free caregiver training class at Elizabethtown Community Hospital conference room at 6 p.m. This is not a support group, it's a presentation of tips and techniques used in personal care of a loved one. Reservations are needed, due to limited seating, call Ingrid at 942-6513 ext. 107 or email iroemischer@hphpc.org, by today, Thursday, Jan. 31. Can you believe it, Saturday is Ground Hog Day! Do you think Punxsutawney Phil will see his shadow? This is a great excuse to get rid of that cabin fever, if you need a reason to get out and celebrate, the place to be later Saturday evening, Feb. 2, is the Cobble Hill Inn, Sven Curth will be playing his style of alternative country/folk music from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. with No cover charge. Earlier on Saturday evening, Feb. 2, at the Hand House, Piano by Nature will present trumpeter, Taylor Haskins, pianist, Mark Shilansky and bassist, Robinson Morse performing jazz standards and originals compositions. If you miss Saturday's

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performance then, catch the trio on Sunday, Feb. 3, at 3 p.m. Seating is limited, for reservations call 962-2949, tickets are $15.00 for an adult. The Elizabethtown-Lewis Chamber of Commerce annual meeting is Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 5 p.m. in the ACAP conference room. The meetings are open to the public and it's not necessary to own a business to be a member. If you would like be involved or find out more about developing businesses and the local economy, come join in. An update from the Elizabethtown Thrift Shop. They want everyone to know that with this frigid weather we've been having, that they have lots of thick cozy sweaters, winter coats, and toasty warm bedding for sale. It's not too early to shop for Valentine's Day either, they have a few nice goodies for that special someone. There's a correction in their posted hours, Thursdays they are open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Fridays, they are open only from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. They are not open Friday evenings. Remember to shop locally for your Valentine's Day cards and gifts, invest in our local economy.

all types of musical genres to select from, as well as games and refreshments. Admission is only $3 or two non-perishable food items that will be donated to an emergency food shelf. This event is sponsored by Creative Solutions and Designs of Reynolds Road, Essex. The days are clearly getting longer, although we’re still in the frozen grip of winter. Between the first of February and the 28th, our day length will grow by an hour and sixteen minutes. Although I don’t believe any local maple syrup producers have started tapping yet, a couple of large operations in Clinton County have, simply because they have so many trees to tap they need to get started early. Another sure sign of spring is coming up on Feb. 24: the Daytona 500. This stock car race is well loved in Reber, with many of our neighbors hosting huge parties, get togethers that are larger than Christmas and Easter combined. You can pick out the homes of racing fans by the number of pickups jamming their driveways and front lawns on race day.

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ast fall Westport Central School honored six outstanding graduates and staff by giving them a place on its Wall of Distinction, which the school is now in the process of making ready for viewing. The plaques have arrived and will soon be up the wall outside the Auditorium (Old Gym). The six honorees span a number of decades and reflect high achievements in a variety of areas. They are: Tom Beauvais, Ed Card, Lara Davis, Alice LaRock, Julie Moore and Ryan Sherman. Each fall the school will add up to five new names to the Wall of Distinction. Right now, they are beginning the process of selection. And they want your input. Do you know a WCS graduate or staff member who you think might belong on the Wall of Distinction? For more information on the guidelines, or to make a nomination, call the school at 962-8244 or email Jana Atwell at atwellj@westportcs.org. It’s also school budget time again, and as always the school wants your input on that process, too. The next few school board meetings will begin early so as to incorpo-

rate budget planning and the public is encouraged to attend. That’s Thursday, Feb. 14 and Thursday March 14 for discussion, with final adoption planned for the Thursday, April 11 meeting (all beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the school library). Congratulations to Champlain Area Trails (CATS), which has just won the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism’s “Destination Award” for promoting economic vitality in the Champlain Valley. The award praises CATS for its hiking/skiing trails that connect our communities, and especially for its ongoing series of Travel Writing Contests, which encourage people to visit the area and enjoy all the natural, cultural, and commercial treasures to be found here. And on Sunday, Feb. 10, follow the crowd up to the Whallonsburg Grange for a lively Music, Friendship, and Community Support Karaoke Party, from 1 to 6 p.m. There will be games, contests, prizes, drinks, and snacks along with lots of fun music. Admission is two non-perishable food items or $3. Proceeds will go mostly to the ACAP Emergency Food Shelf, with a little for the Grange Hall.

KEESEVILLE ecently, two very active organizations have received richly deserved accolades from their fields. As I mentioned several weeks ago, Vivian and Don Papson of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association were honored for their work collecting the local histories relevant to the Underground Railroad movement. Now Chris Maron, Executive Director of Champlain Area Trails, emailed me to report that CATS “was awarded the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism’s Third Annual “Destination Award” for promoting economic vitality in NY’s Champlain Valley through hiking/skiing trails and especially our Travel Writing Contests which encourage people to visit to the area to hike, explore and patronize local businesses.” Maron wishes to acknowledge “A special thanks to George Davis for the idea of having a Travel Writing Contests, to Gretel Schueller for coordinating them, and to Joanna Bateman for tabulating the online votes!” Well done by all involved. Be sure to be on the look out

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he recent cold weather shows us that we can not say that we have not had a real winter this year, lets hope that the extreme cold will kill all those germy bugs that ae floating around this season. January marks that one half of the school year has passed and the students get their grade standing this past week. Hopeful that the majority of the students have done well. I still fell that we have a great school system and the students are taking advantage of all that is available to them, as well as the extra activities as together these are great character builders. The family of Edna Coonrod are hosting an Open House to celebrate her 85th Birthday on Saturday, Feb. 9 over at Rick's Restaurant between 1 and 3 p.m. any interested persons are welcome to drop in, she reminds me of the energized Bunny that never seems to run down, she just keeps going and going; she does so much for others so be sure to stop in and wish her many more birthdays. Valentine's Day is fast approaching and would remind those chocolate lovers of the

now annual Paine Library Friends Chocolate Tasting Event on Sunday, Feb. 10 between 2 and 4 p.m. in the afternoon for the admission fee of $5 and you can sample all those tempting chocolate desserts and they will also have some for sale. If you did not get your sweetheart her special chocolate gift, here is your chance to pick a special treat. The Willsboro Congregational Church is continueing their Winter "Coffee House Series", This session will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. with an adult admission of $5 and children $2. This session will feature the music of "Towne Meeting" group that play classic Rock & acoustic Rock, they are from Plattsburg, sounds like an evening of enjoyable music and homemade refreshment are also available for sale. Reports are good on the progress of the conversion of the Old High School into places for Senior housing, the owner hopes to have people moved in this spring. Happy Birthday To: Scott Marcotte Jan. 5, Dutchie Ahrent Jan. 5, Amanda Ahrent Jan. 5, Anna Mayville Jan 6, Roger King Jan. 6, Taylor Strong Jan. 6, Edna Coonrood Jan. 7, Nicholas Ball Jan. 9.

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his Saturday evening, Feb. 2, the Champlain Valley Film Society will show the Oscar nominated film “Beasts of the Southern Wild” at the Whallonsburg Grange. This movie is a fantasy of sorts about a little girl living in the Louisiana swamps in a community of oddballs, with a cast of untrained actors. The man who plays her father runs a successful bakery in real life; show time is 7:30 p.m. The Champlain Area Trail Society would like to thank Essex residents George Davis, Gretel Schueller and Joanna Bateman for their help with the CATS’ writing contests, which were a major factor in CATS recently winning a Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism award. On Tuesday, Feb. 5, Andy Buchanan of the University of Vermont will give a talk on the origins of American agriculture, followed each Tuesday in February with three more lectures on the history and future of American agriculture. Andy’s talks all begin at 7:30. Coming up on Sunday, Feb. 10, is an afternoon of karaoke at the Grange, starting at one. There will be over 2,000 songs from

for the spring or summer travel contest. Both groups have done a great job of bringing more tourism and cultural impact to our area and are sure to continue the quality work they do. Well the voting is done and Keeseville is to be dissolved. The Village Office is now tasked with the job of developing the plan so the village can be absorbed into the communities of AuSable and Chesterfield as of January first 2015. We all must work together to make this as smooth and trouble free a transition as possible. As I hear of any information pertaining to this process I will report them here. Now is not the time for people to stall and sit back after all the wonderful progress that has been going on in our community the recent months. Regardless of the name this is an extremely viable community that has a tremendous amount to offer. My thanks to the Village Officials for all the hard work they have ahead of them. Stay well and enjoy the snow! Namaste’

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he members of the New York State Legislature recently drew the ire of many residents by rushing to pass a bill, a mistake that should not be repeated when it comes to the topic of early voting. Members of both parties are looking at an early voting bill (Assembly Bill No. 689 and Senate Bill 1461), which would allow residents of New York state to vote as early as 14 days before the General Election in November and seven days before a primary election. Something probably should be done to curb the trend of low voter turnout. We have to look no further than the village of Keeseville, which held a vote Jan. 22 that in large part determined the future of the municipality. In the end, village residents voted to dissolve their municipality by a total of 268 votes in favor of dissolution to 176 against. The residents spoke — or did they? In total, 444 votes were cast in the matter, which can be seen as good voter turnout. However, there are 955 registered voters in the village and roughly 1,800 residents. There was not even a 50-percent turnout in a village vote that meant residents would never get to have another village vote. We feel that this is a shame, that so few people cared about the fact that their way of life will certainly change. Whether it is for the better or for the worse is a debate that will still be had, but change it will, and only 46 percent of the registered voters in the town took the five minutes out of their lives to make their voices heard on one of the most important votes in the history of the village (made even more so because of the outcome). So, while we commend those who took to the polls, the majority of Keeseville residents should be ashamed of their apathy, expecially if their vote could have changed the outcome.

The turnout for the General Election statewide in 2012 was also 46 percent, a number which ranked New York as having the third lowest voter turnout in the nation. So something is wrong and needs to be changed, and we can agree with that. Lawmakers are saying that they want this to be enacted for this election season, which begins with primaries in September and the General Election Nov. 5. In a way, it sounds a lot like the legislative push on gun violence: here’s the problem, lets fix it now, here’s an idea, passed. On this one, the legislature needs to take a deep breath and listen to the foot soldiers, the ones who have been put in charge of the matter at the county level. In Essex County, Democratic Commissioner to the Board of Elections Robert PelldeChame basically called out lawmakers for what would be yet another unfunded state mandate, making counties spend more money on poll workers that would have to be set up in one of at least five early voting polling sites spread throughout the county. Additional mileage would also have to be paid. To make matters worse, bringing early voting to the state this year would give counties an unfunded mandate that they are not even prepared for, with counties already having spending plans for the year in place and, in the case of Essex County, having very little wiggle room to fund a new mandate from the state. So please, lawmakers, on this one, take a step back, look at all of the issues that come with this decision, and not just the ones that would lead to quick passage of these bills. You’ve already done that once this year, and it didn’t work out very well for you. —Denton Publications Editorial Board

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Politically correct or bust?

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t’s a term we hear bantered about in so many of the everyday things we think and do. The term is called “politically correct,” and it has become far more than just trying to keep in step with modern society. Being politically correct seems to be invading all parts of our society. Nobody wants to be politically incorrect because we’ve been told it’s wrong and we’re wrong if we’re not acting, speaking or even thinking correctly with the “mainstream” of political wisdom. When did our political system start dictating our attitude, our way of thinking, speaking, acting or just being ourselves? Is our political system now in complete control of how Americans must live in this the land of the free? In a culture that at one time prided itself on individualism, are we now being herded down a path of “get in step or else?” There is a lot of talk these days about the First and Second Amendment Rights in the U.S. Constitution. Is it really politicians who now dictate how we must live in order to be correctly in line with their version American society? Have they changed us from constituents to subjects? Somehow I fear we’ve allowed them to divide us into two schools of thought and labeled us Red and Blue. But why, with over 300 million people in the country, can’t we have various opinions? Are our political parties a reflection of the voters, or have the political parties divided us? And who is prospering the most from political correctness? As an example, growing up I did not come from a gun-oriented family. We had no guns, so I don’t have a strong bias toward the issue of gun ownership one way or another. On the issue of outlawing certain guns from law-abiding citizens because of the actions of a few unstable people doesn’t make sense any more than removing prayer from government property and educational institutions because a small minority claims to be offended. That doesn’t mean I favor the senseless killing of innocent lives any more than I favor the right to force anyone to worship only my God. Growing up, my parents and teachers taught me to think for myself. They were happy to provide guidance, but I was never encouraged to do anything but rea-

son out my own thought process and reach a conclusion of my own. Common Dan Alexander sense, basic Thoughts from logic, Behind the Pressline learning how to do my own research and recognizing right from wrong was all I needed to guide me to a position. Once that position was reached, others might try to persuade me. As an individual, you were respected for developing a position, and for either standing by it or being persuaded to alter that position if you were shown where your information or logic was flawed. Sadly political correctness is most recently from the Marxism culture dating back to World War I and World War II. If we compare the basic principles of political correctness with other cultures through the ages, the parallels are obvious. It’s a path we should not celebrate but try hard to avoid. So why are we so quick to give our government so much control, and why are these laws and rulings being handed down without much public debate? With so much information available today, we can’t claim to be uniformed. Are we just distracted and preoccupied, or are we being asked to let down our guard and allow others to think for us while being discouraged from independent thinking? When you consider the state of our economy, the ongoing stalemate taking place in halls of government coupled with the extravagances blooming in Washington, and the condition of radical states around the world, one has to wonder if we are still a fiercely independent nation, one that is ever evolving, one that was the envy of the world. We should not take lightly any changes to the rights we have been given by our forefathers, regardless of the implied intention of the changes. Dan Alexander is president and CEO of Denton Publications. He may be reached at dan@denpubs.com.

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To the Valley News: We the People In 1791 when our Bill of Rights including the Second Amendment, “Right to Bear Arms,” was adopted the population of our country was around 3.9 million, 222 years later in 2013 our population now stands at over 312 million. With such a precipitous increase in population and population density it only stands to reason that even a document as unique and enduring as our constitution must be subject to change and I can’t help but think that this was also the long term intention of its creators. There have been various acts, laws and bans relating to firearms that have been put into place since 1934. A number of these pieces of legislation have resulted in shifts that have been quite positive. I will highlight just a few. Take for instance the Machine Gun Ban voted into law in 1986 by Ronald Regan. Is anyone today arguing about the right to bear machine guns? Look at the impact of the Brady Handgun Violence Protection Act, introduced by our own Charles E Schumer and signed into law by Bill Clinton in 1993. As a consequence of this law, the FBI formed the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) and in cooperation with the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco and Explosives (ATF) ran 107 million background checks on people attempting to buy handguns between 1994 and 2009. These background checks resulted in 1.9 million denials to purchase guns. In 2008, 69 percent of the denials were felons and fugitives from the law. In 2009 64 percent of the denials were felons and fugitives from the law. Keeping all these handguns out of the hands of felons and fugitives certainly does seem like a pretty good consequence to me. Next, let’s look at Federal Assault Weapon Ban (AWB), put into place for 10 years from 1994 to 2004. During just four years from 1990 to 1994 the ATF determined that there were a total of 1.4 million guns involved in crime. Prior to AWB 11.82 percent of these weapons were of the type included in the ban. After AWB this percentage dropped to 1.61 percent. Once again the AWB proved to be a piece of firearms legislation that did, in fact, produce positive results. Have all the many legislative laws governing firearms solved our “gun violence” problem? No, obviously they have not, but when you look at the facts it cannot be denied that they have at least helped. Of course, there will always be an extensive panels of “experts” that will testify before the public that for instance, tobacco and smoking do not cause cancer or that burning vast quantities of fossil fuels could not possibly lead to global warming and massive species extinctions, or that a few million people owning firearms with 30 shot clips designed to kill people isn’t really a part of the problem. We do in fact have the incredible privilege of living in a democracy where we all don’t have to march to the beat of agendas that are based upon avarice, greed and distorted visions of reality. There is also no need for us to perpetuate a climate of violence against others and against our larger living world. We the people do in fact have the right to decide the best way to protect our children and our world. Roger Frary Putnam Station

he Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has administered the PISA or Program for International Assessment for years. On the surface it appears that American students have indeed fallen behind other wealthy, industrialized democracies. The PISA provides an impressive body of student outcomes that upon closer examination seem to provide at least a partial explanation for U.S. stuBy Scot Hurlburt dent performance of these international exams. U.S. student performance was compared to student outcomes from seven other similar industrial democracies. One of the most salient outcomes offered an explanation for U.S. student performance that has fallen behind. Perhaps the most salient revelation from the data was that social class inequity in the U.S. is greater than in any of the comparative countries. In every country, students at the bottom of the social class distribution did more poorly than their more well off peers. Because there are so many more U.S. test takers at the bottom of the social class distribution than their comparative peers, U.S. students perform more poorly. If U.S. students had a similar social class distribution seen in comparative nation’s average reading scores would be higher for the U.S. than in comparative countries like France, South Korea and United Kingdom. Average math scores for U.S. students would improve to the international average if U.S. students had a similar social class distribution to their group of comparison countries. In fact, the U.S. would improve to tenth in Math and fourth in Reading in international comparisons. Currently, the U.S. is 14th in reading and 25th in math respectively. At all points in the social class distribution, U.S. students are performing worse and in some instances substantially worse than students in the top performing countries Finland, Canada and South Korea. One area where U.S. students did do better than comparison countries was at the very bottom of the social class distribution where U.S. students have improved each year while comparison country outcomes for this group were unimproved or worsened. These international test outcomes seem to affirm what has long been known and advanced by sociological and educational experts as empirical; students living in poverty do less well. Students that are living in poverty, living under the threat of crime, are lacking sufficient familial resources, are lacking health care, have a parent or parents that are suffering physical or mental health issues or are incarcerated do not perform as well as their more well off peers. As our national education system has come under fire over this last decade, many new educational initiatives and approaches have been applied with what would appear to be nominal results. It would appear that this most recent study and its outcomes seem to suggest what has long been known, the effects of poverty, crime and a general lack of resources may continue to drag U.S. student performance downward. This affirming news comes at a most inopportune time as the U.S. economy continues to perform poorly and there are many deliberations occurring politically both locally and nationally that are seeking to cut back on government supports for the most vulnerable among us. These cutbacks may keep disadvantaged Americans at a less upwardly mobile position. As President Obama’s health care program which guarantees health care for every American is about to be implemented, it will be interesting to see if American educational outcomes improve as a result. If this litmus test proves successful and educational outcomes do improve perhaps that outcome would validate claims by researchers that these kinds of government supports that go across all socioeconomic classes do improve educational attainment more than new educational strategies. If successful, it may also take the bulls’ eye off the back of the American educational system. Remember all kids count. Reach the writer @wildblue.net

Likes editorial To the Valley News: Excellent editorial regarding the new gun laws that were rammed through. The Governor is first and foremost a politician with his sights on The White House (as if the current President isn't liberal enough). These laws are nothing more than a publicity stunt and will not accomplish the stated goal of reducing gun violence. After all, DWI, rape, theft, etc. are all illegal and that doesn't seem to matter to those intent on breaking the law. Kudos to Dan Stec and Betty Little for voting against this. John Kearney Lake George

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Gun law praised To the Valley News: The letter from Lorraine Kovarovic of Schroon Lake asks why do responsible gun owners get more laws? No one can argue that criminals that use guns should be treated harshly by our legal system! This being said I would like to know why a background check of any honest person would violate their rights as defined in the Second Amendment! Ms. Kovarovic also asks why is there no outcry when people are killed by drunk drivers, or blunt objects such as baseball bats or tire irons! I have to ask where has she been as there has certainly been outcries about these types of deaths! Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) has been responsible for making law enforcement more vigilant against people who would harm others by driving drunk and crimes involving weapons are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law! She goes on to say “Before you ask for our guns let me ask you to take a breath and think!” I have to ask who is asking her or anyone else for his or her guns? I own four pistols, four rifles and three shotguns! With this I also own a collection of antique firearms! I have had a Concealed Carry Permit for 50 years and had to undergo a complete background check! I fail to understand why a responsible gun owner would object to this! Even the fools at the NRA want people with mental problems as well as those with criminal backgrounds to be stopped from getting their hands on guns! It is unfortunate that there is an element in our society that wants to arm themselves with assault weapons because they are insecure! As a sportsman and a hunter I have no need for anything resembling an assault weapon or a gun with a high capacity magazine! Assault type weapons belong in the hands of those in our military and law enforcement! I can assure Ms. Kovarovic there is an outcry from men and women all across this country and the children who died at Newtown, Conn., will be remembered! The sad note is that it took the lives of these innocents to wake the American public! The New York State governor and legislature are to be commended for doing the responsible thing and passing laws that don’t take any liberties away from responsible gun owners! Those who grew up in the North Country can still look forward to hunting and possessing their favorite handguns, rifles and shotguns under these new laws! Background checks on everyone will help us to weed out those who should not be in procession of any kind of weapon! Yes, Lorraine, there will still be a deranged person out there who will unfortunately kill, but just like the coming of a new day we can’t stop it! What we can do is make it brighter by trying to make our world a safer place for everyone! Gary P. Guido Ticonderoga

Who is safer To the Valley News: Who is safer? Thanks to our power hungry politicians in Albany, NYS is supposed to be a safer place. Is the woman that has a pistol to protect herself, now limited to seven rounds, feel safer? If two men break into her apartment intending on doing her harm, and with the fear and adrenaline happening, she misses

her assailants, or only stops one before running out of ammo, wouldn’t another seven in her magazine make her safer? What about another woman, or for that matter a man, that can’t or doesn’t want a pistol in the house. Maybe they did have a semi auto defensive rifle that they used to protect themselves. Are they safer now that they have to dispose of this gun? Or, if they are lucky enough to have one that they are “allowed” to keep, are they safer with a magazine with only seven rounds in a situation like the one above? Will the person who now has to register their gun and ammunition purchases in State databases, be safer from a criminal with good computer skill, who might break into that database, and then come looking to steal these items? I would like to inform all those people that think this new law is so great, that they are not a bit safer from evil intent. The guns and magazines that are now banned in NYS, are in great supply all over the country. A person making a well planned attack such as the ones in CO or CT, can go to a neighboring state and purchase or steal what they deem necessary to inflict harm on a non-suspecting public. Of course now when that happens, don’t expect your law abiding neighbor to be able to help stop it, the great State of New York took his gun away! Someone recently wrote saying how they had great faith in the local and State police. I have great faith in them to. They do an excellent job when they are at the scene. Unfortunately, they are often busy at another scene, or sometimes 45 minutes away. An awful lot of violence can occur before they arrive. I would feel much safer having the tools to protect myself, family and neighbors! Hope you feel safer. I know I don’t! Cal Coolidge Jay

Ban part of NWO To the Valley News: With all the hype, outright lies about guns and gun control, not one word about why the government wants guns removed from the hands of law abiding citizens. It’s not about stopping crime on making little Jonnys and Suzies safer in the gun free school killing zones. No, it’s called “The new world order.” Armed citizens cannot be enslaved by the United Nations “New World Order.” Think about what happens when the constitution and the Bill of Rights is banned. Have you ever read Hitler ’s 1938 gun control act and the US of A’s 1968 gun control act? Almost word for word! Look at the millions of disarmed citizens butchered worldwide, which for your information is still going on. Those that beat their weapons into plows, will plow for those that don’t. NRA Life Member George Phillips Chestertown

0nCampus ROCHESTER — The following local residents made the Dean's List for Fall 2012 quarter at Rochester Institute of Technology: •Scott Pedu of Lake Placid, a second-year student in RIT's Kate Gleason College of Engineering. •Louisa Sardella of Keene, a third-year student in RIT's College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. CLINTON — Kimberly K. Hughes, daughter of Susan Forney Hughes of Elizabethtown and Charles Hughes of Lewis, has been named to the Dean's List at Hamilton College for the 2012 fall semester. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must have carried throughout the semester a course load of four or more graded credits

with an average of 3.5 or above. Hughes, a junior majoring in English, is a graduate of Westport Central School. HERKIMER — Tammie Beth Frederick of Westport has been named to the Dean's List at Herkimer County Community College. Frederick, a Human Services major, was one of 564 students to earn academic honors for the fall 2012 semester. The Dean's List recognizes students who have earned an average from 3.25 to 3.8 for that semester. OSWEGO — Several area residents have been named to the President's List for the fall semester at SUNY Oswego. Showing academic achievement, with their major in parentheses, are:

Eleanor Hunt of Saranac Lake, a junior (marketing); Cassidy Carroll of Westport, a sophomore (creative writing). Students who achieve grade averages of 3.80 and above on the 4.00 scale are named to the President's List, the top 7.0 percent of Oswego students. COLCHESTER, Vt. — Atlas Manning, son of Karen Manning of Willsboro was named to the Dean's List for the fall 2012 semester at Saint Michael's College. Manning is a Senior English. Students who complete a minimum of 12 credits and achieve a grade point average of at least 3.4 at the end of a semester are recognized for their scholarship by inclusion on the Dean's List.

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Westport sets meeting times WESTPORT — The Town Board of Westport at its Organizational Meeting on Jan. 9, 2013 has selected the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 7 p.m. as the Regular Town of Westport Board meeting date and time. Meetings will be held at the Westport Town Hall, 22 Champlain Ave., Westport. All meetings are open to the public.

Film set for CVFS WHALLONSBURG — On Saturday, Feb. 2, the Champlain Valley Film Society presents “Beasts of the Southern Wild.” Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress and Best Screenplay nominee at the Academy Awards. Winner of the Grand Prize at

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the Sundance Film Festival. This life-affirming story follows a fearless 6-year-old girl who must find a way to save her ailing father and rescue her Louisiana bayou home from an epic hurricane. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. at the Whallonsburg Grange. Adults: $5, Under 18: $2. For more, visit cvfilms.org.

originals. This trio will appear Saturday, Feb. 2 at 7p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 3, at 3 p.m. Reservations due are encouraged to limited venue seating. For more concert and ticket information, please call 518-962-2949, and/or visit www.pianobynature.org. Tickets are $15 for adults, and $5 for children 15-and-under.

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Grammy award-winner and Westport trumpeter Taylor Haskins takes center stage at Elizabethtown’s Hand House Parlor as part of the Piano by Nature concert series. He will be joined by acclaimed pianist and long-time collaborator Mark Shilansky and Robinson Morse on bass, performing an especially rich and eclectic range of jazz standards and

WILLSBORO — Willsboro Coffee House will be featuring Towne Meeting, a five member band from Plattsburgh on Saturday, Feb. 9. They will be performing vintage to contemporary music at the Congregational Church, Rt. 22, Willsboro, at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 adults, $2 students. Refreshments available. Call 963-7772 for more.

Post Office Continued from page 1 Out of the returned surveys, all but two asked the USPS to consider realignment of hours for the facility, while two sought a delivery option. “New Russia fell into a two-hour configuration, which will only affect the window hours,” Sands said. “We are looking to have a cluster box in order to have 24-7 accessibility. We want to make this the least negative impact on the community as we can.” The post office will be open from 9 until 11 a.m. Mondays through Fridays, while Saturday hours will remain unchanged, with window service from 8:30 until 11:45 a.m. Sands said that the change will not go into effect until the spring. “April or May,” he said. “That is when we would be looking at the change.” Pictured to the left: Jeff Sands speaks to New Russia residents during a meeting on the New Russia Post office Jan. 18 Photo by Keith Lobdell

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Egglefield donates over $1,000 to NCSPCA with event By Katherine Clark

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Egglefield Ford in Elizabethtown drove for their community and delivered a check for $1,801 check to the North Country SPCA. Ford Motor Company collaborated with its dealers to launch a Drive 4 UR Community, a test drive fundraising event to raise money for local nonprofit organizations. Each dealership chose a nonprofit to benefit. There was also a national drawing for a new Ford Focus visitors could sign up for. Though the vehicle wasn’t won locally, the event raised money locally for the North Country SPCA. Dennis Egglefield, owner of Egglefield Ford, said the most amazing part of the fundraiser was that the community was pouring in that day to help. “It was a great day and there was a lot of enthusiasm, over 130 people came in and signed up spent a few minutes with us and really showed support for the SPCA,” Peter Allen, General Manager at Egglefield, said. “We have a fantastic community.” During the days events, people came in, got to visit with a few of the SPCA animals that were brought in for the day and many came to share stories of successful adoptions from the shelter. A few animals even found their homes during the drive. “One of our salesman brought home his cat that day,” Egglefield said. The dealership donated $5 per person that attended the event and for the first 50 people,

Joseph Shaw Continued from page 1 “The bank is in great shape,” he said. “Jon Cooper has been a fantastic believer in supporting the community, as I am too. I want to continue to keep looking at

(Left) Peter Allen, Pam Rock, and (Right) Dennis Egglefield, Jessica and Margaret Reuther at Egglefield Ford on Jan. 24. Photo by Katherine Clark

Ford Motor Companies matched the $5 donation. Margaret Reuther said the money raised will go directly to the shelter ’s capital campaign which is helping the shelter complete the construction of their new shelter in Elizabethtown. The shelter is due to open in March of this year she said. The same fundraiser was done at all dealerships and Egglefield said it was amazing for

things and continue to grow off what he did and provide constant improvement.” Shaw said that in his new role, he is actually looking forward to being closer to home when the work day ends. “There were times that I

would be gone for days and living in hotels for the trips that I had to take,” Shaw said. “With all of our branches here in the region, it is nice that I will be able to drive home at night from any of them.” In going to those branch-

such a small community they did very well compared to dealerships in larger towns. The closeness of the community was one reason he said the dealership chose to fund a local group as opposed a national charity. “We wanted to keep our community’s dollars and help our neighbors,” Egglefield said. The dealership will be hosting another event for Drive for Your School in the next few months.

es, Shaw said that the people have been very welcoming. “There is an incredible sense of community, and I think that everyone likes to welcome new people into their community,” he said.

Shaw moved to the area with his wife, Debi. The couple has an adult son and daughter, who are staying at the family homestead to tend to the farmland.

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Thescorebook by running 8.5 seconds. Other good performances included Jonathan LaDieu in the 300 meters in 42.6 seconds. The girls finished seventh with 15 points. Ashlee Estes won the high jump with a clearance of 4-7. Rachel Ford was solid in the 1500 meters in 6:04.5.

Girls basketball Crown Point 6-10-11-7 34 Westport 14-5-11-9 39 Westport: Brendee Russell 18; Sarah Looby 11; Emily Rascoe 4; Kerrigan Viens 4; Felicia Kurth 2 Keene 8-9-13-10 40 Willsboro 7-7-3-1 18 Keene: Taylor Geiger 17; Naomi Peduzzi 13; Tucker Geiger 7; Luiza Parolin 2; Megan Hall 1 Willsboro: Amanda Mahoney 7; Andrea OʼHara 6; Kyli Swires 3; Renee Marcotte 1; Rachel Burt 1 ELCS 16-12-22-22 72 Wells 3-5-5-5 18 Elizabethtown-Lewis: Lily Whalen 19; Jasmin Barnes 12; Shonna Brooks 10; Kylee Cassavaugh 8; Savannah Graves 6; Emma Disogra 5; Kearsten Ashline 4; Emily Morris 4; Crystal Grady 2; Jennifer McGinn 2 Saranac Lake 6-4-5-4 19 AuSable Valley 14-15-9-8 46 AVCS: Meghan Strong 12; Taylor Saltus 11; Rachel Knapp 6; Madison Rondeau 6; Haley Taylor 5; Logan Snow 4; Sierra Snow 2 Keene 3-9-8-6 26 ELCS 13-13-12-10 48 Elizabethtown-Lewis: Lily Whalen 20; Shonna Brooks 14; Jasmin Barnes 10; Savannah Graves 2; Kearsten Ashline 2 Keene: Taylor Geiger 12; Tucker Geiger 8; Naomi Peduzzi 4; Sadie Holbrook 2 Franklin Acad. 13-9-8-12 42 AuSable Valley 9-7-7-8 31 AVCS: Meghan Strong 15; Logan Snow 11; Madison Rondeau 5

Boys basketball AuSable Valley 14-15-11-15 55 Saranac Lake 8-8-12-13 51 AVCS: Shane Douglas 17; Austin Depo 15; John Goodnough 11; Zach Cosgrove 10; Austin Facteau 2

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Michaela Courson competes in the shot put event for the AuSable Valley Lady Patriots indoor track team. Photo by Nancy Frasier

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Wrestling Ken Baker Classic Kenneth Rivers placed second at 285 with a 2-

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: afumc1@frontiernet.net 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: ccsespn.grainofwheat.net 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: goodshepherdetown2011@hotmail.com Web: www.etowngoodshepherd.org 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: FShaw@westelcom.com 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: www.unyumc.org/churches/ 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: stjohnschurch@willex.com 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: foothillsbapt@netzero.net HARKNESS Harkness United Methodist Church - Corner Harkness & Hollock Hill Rds., Harkness, NY. 834-7577. Rev. Edith Poland. Worship 9:30 a.m. ediepoland@aol.com 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:

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stagnesch@roadrunner.com St. Hubert’s All Souls Episcopal Church - Sunday Holy Eucharist 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: rcckparish@charter.net 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: ediepoland@aol.com 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 10:00 a.m., Sunday Morning Worship 11 a.m., Sunday Evening Worship 6 p.m., Prayer Meeting & Bible Study - Wednesday 7 p.m.; Youth Group Sunday 6 p.m. Website: ibck.org Email: oneillr@ibck.org 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: www.thebridgekeeseville.com Email: vikki@thebridgekeeseville.com LAKE PLACID New Hope 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.

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Boys swimming Plattsburgh High 112, AuSable Valley 57 First: Hank McCormick (200 medley 2:16.22100 breaststroke - 1:10.62); Gavin Friedrich (500 free - 5:52.77); Second: 200 medley relay (2:03.17 - Mark Whitney, Gavin Friedrich, Hank McCormick, Tyler Champine); Dillon Drolett (200 free - 2:15.82); Tyler Champine (100 free 1:02.54); 200 free relay (1:46.38 - Hank McCormick, Dillon Drolett, Tyler Champine, Justin Cook); Third: Gavin Friedrich (200 medley 2:27.490; Mark Whitney (50 free - 29.48); 400 free relay (4:22.76 - Michael Bussier, Elijah Fitzgerald, Mark Whitney, Justin Cook)

Indoor track and field Section VII League meet The AuSable Valley boys finished sixth with 18 points at the Jan. 26 CVAC meet at the Plattsburgh State Field House. Paul Ford was the highlight in winning the high jump by clearing 6 feet for the first time. Ford also improved his personal best time in the 55 meter hurdles by .3 seconds

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, www.lpbaptist.org. St. Eustace Episcopal Church The Very Rev. David K. Ousley Worship Services: Saturday at 5:15pm & Sunday at 8 and 10am; Wednesday - 5:15 - Holy Eucharist and Healing Prayers, 2450 Main St., Lake Placid, NY 518-523-2564 St. Agnes Catholic Church - Saturday Mass 5:30 p.m., Sunday masses 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., 169 Hillcrest, LP, 523-2200. Rev. John R. Yonkovig Adirondack Community Church - Wherever you are on your spiritual journey, you are welcome here. 2583 Main St., LP. 523-3753, www.adkcomchurch.org. Pilgrim Holiness Church - 6057 Sentinel Road Lake Placid, NY 12946. Tel. 518-523-2484 Pastor: William S. Saxton. Sunday School - 9:45 AM Sunday Worship - 11:00 AM Sunday Evening Service 7:00 PM Wednesday Prayer & Bible Study - 7:00 PM www.lakeplacidpilgrimholinesschurch.com The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - 26 John Brown Rd., LP. President Philip Perkins 354-0410. Sacrament Meeting 10:00 AM; Sunday School 11:00 AM; Relief Society/Priesthood Meetings 12:00 PM LEWIS Elizabethtown Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses - Rt. 9 West, Lewis, NY. Sunday Public Talk 10 a.m. followed by Watchtower Study 10:35 a.m.; Tuesday 7 p.m. Bible Study & Theocratic Ministry School & Service Meeting. For further information contact Brian Frawley 518-873-2610. First Congregational Church - Lewis, 873-6822. Rev. Frederick C. Shaw. Sunday Services 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Email: Fshaw@westelcom.com www.firstcongregationalchurchoflewis.com REBER United Methodist Church - Valley Road. 963-7924. Rev. Chilton McPheeters. Sunday Worship Service 11 a.m.; Church School 11 a.m. SARANAC LAKE St. Bernard’s Catholic Church - Saturday Mass 5:00 p.m., Sunday Mass 7:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m. Father Mark Reilly, Pastor, 27 St. Bernard Street, SL, 891-4616, www.stbernardssaranaclake.com Episcopal Church of St. Luke - 136 Main St., SL, 891-3605. Sunday worship services at 7:45 a.m. and 10:00 a.m., led by the Reverand Ann S. Giallard, www.stlukessaranaclake.org 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

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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. www.saranaclakepresbyterianchurch.org 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 / www.westptchurch.com “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 5:30 p.m. (Sept. - May) Email: westportbiblech@westelcom.com St. Philip Neri Catholic Church - 6603 Main St., Father Peter Riani, Pastor. Residence, 873-6760. Mass schedule:

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LAKE PLACID — Children’s Theatre: Long Live, Lake Placid Center for the Arts Annex, 17 Algonquin, 7 p.m. 523-2512. $19-$22. SARANAC LAKE — Coronation of the Winter Carnival Royalty, Harrietstown Town Hall, 39 Main Street, 7:30 p.m.

AUSABLE FORKS — Public Swim, AuSable Valley Central School Swimming Pool, 28 Church Street, 2-4 p.m. $2, $1 for students. ELIZABETHTOWN — Taylor Haskin to hold jazz trumpet concert, Hand House, 8273 River Street, 3 p.m. $15, or $5 for kids. WESTPORT —ZUMBA Class, Westport Heritage House, Main Street, 6:30 p.m. $5.

Saturday, Feb. 2 WHALLONSBURG — The Lakeside School to hold Play Gym, Whallonsburg Grange Hall, corner of Route 22 and Whallons Bay Road, 9a.m. - noon, 963-7385. SARANAC LAKE —Winter Carnival Ice Palace Fun (four mile) Run, begins at Ice Palace on Main Street, 10 a.m. UPPER JAY — Music Appreciation for Ages 3-6 with Julie Robinson Robards, Wells Memorial Library, 12230 New York 9N, 10:30 a.m. LAKE PLACID — Children’s Theatre: Long Live, Lake Placid Center for the Arts Annex, 17 Algonquin, 4 p.m. 523-2512. $19-$22. ELIZABETHTOWN — Taylor Haskin to hold jazz trumpet concert, Hand House, 8273 River Street, 7 p.m. $15, or $5 for kids. ELIZABETHTOWN — Groundhog Day Celebration w/Sven Curth, Cobble Hill Inn, 7432 U.S. 9, 9 p.m. SARANAC LAKE — Hot Day at the Zoo and The Blind Owl Band to perform, The Water Hole, 48 Main Street, +21 $5, 10 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 4 WILLSBORO — Free osteoporosis classes, Willsboro Congregational Church, NY Route 22, 10:30 a.m. 5463565. 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.

Wednesday, Feb. 6 WILLSBORO — Free osteoporosis classes, Willsboro Congregational Church, NY Route 22, 10:30 a.m. 546-3565. ELIZABETHTOWN — Elizabethtown Social Center Card Club to meet, 7626 U.S. 9, noon- 3 p.m. 873-6408, info@elizabethtownsocialcenter.org. WESTPORT —ZUMBA Class, Westport Heritage House, Main Street, 6:30 p.m. $5. LAKE PLACID — Open Mic Blues Jam, Delta Blue, 2520 Main Street, 8:30 - 10:30 p.m. 523-3106.

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Free osteoporosis classes, Hand House, Route 8, 10 a.m. 546-3565. ELIZABETHTOWN — Free Caregiver training, Elizabethtown Community Hospital conference room, 75 Park Street, 942-6513 ext. 107. SARANAC LAKE — Donna the Buffalo and Driftwood will perform, The Water Hole, 48 Main Street, +21, 10 p.m.

AUSABLE FORKS — Public Swim, AuSable Valley Central School Swimming Pool, 28 Church Street, 2-4 p.m. $2, $1 for students. WESTPORT —ZUMBA Class, Westport Heritage House, Main Street, 6:30 p.m. $5. SARANAC LAKE — Tim Herron Duo to perform, The Water Hole, 48 Main Street, +21, 10 p.m

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SARANAC LAKE — Dust Bunnies to perform for Winter Carnival, Left Bank Cafe, 36 Broadway, 7 p.m. LAKE PLACID — George Boone Blues Band to perform at Delta Blue, 2520 Main Street, 9 p.m.- midnight, 5233106. SARANAC LAKE — Kat Wright & The Indomitable Soul Band to perform, The Water Hole, 48 Main Street, +21, 10 p.m.

WILLSBORO — Free osteoporosis classes, Willsboro Congregational Church, NY Route 22, 10:30 a.m. 5463565. KEENE — Free osteoporosis classes, Keene Community Center, Church Street, 11:30 a.m. 546-3565. PLATTSBURGH — Yoga & Meditation, North Country Center for Independence, 80 Sharron Ave, noon. LAKE PLACID — Life Drawing Classes, Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Way, 6-8 p.m. 523-2512. $70. WESTPORT —YOGA Class, Westport Heritage House, Main Street, 6 p.m. $10.

Saturday, Feb. 9 WHALLONSBURG — The Lakeside School to hold Play Gym, Whallonsburg Grange Hall, corner of Route 22 and Whallons Bay Road, 9a.m. - noon, 963-7385. LAKE PLACID — Second Saturday Story Time to celebrate HATS! The Bookstore Plus, 2491 Main Street, 10 a.m. www.thebookstoreplus.com, 523-2950. SARANAC LAKE — Post Parade Party to be held with performances by the Blind Owl Band , The Water Hole, 48 Main Street, +21, 2 p.m. WILLSBORO — Towne Meeting will play for the Willsboro Coffee House, Congregational Church, Rt 22, 7 p.m. $5, $2 students. 963-7772. LAKE PLACID — Tom Healey Blues Band to perform at Delta Blue, 2520 Main Street, 9 p.m.- midnight, 523-3106. SARANAC LAKE — Lucid to perform, The Water Hole, 48 Main Street, +21, 10 p.m. 215-4044.

Tuesday, Feb. 12 ELLENBURG DEPOT — Free Healthy living 6-session workshop, Ellenburg Fire House, 5035 Route 11, 1-3 p.m. 565-4620. PLATTSBURGH — Rough Riders Adult Rifle Team to meet, Plattsburgh Rod and Gun Club, Rte. 9, 5:30 p.m. 2985161. LAKE PLACID — African Dance Classes, Lake Placid Center for the Arts Annex, 17 Algonquin, 7:30-8:45 p.m. 523-2512.

Wednesday, Feb. 13 WILLSBORO — Free osteoporosis classes, Willsboro Congregational Church, NY Route 22, 10:30 a.m. 546-3565.

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THAT’S A WRAP! By Elizabeth C. Gorski ACROSS 1 Actress Birch 6 Trattoria glassful 10 Many a GE product 14 Ruse 18 Have lunch at home 19 Pressing need? 20 Set of beliefs 22 Tear down, in Tottenham 23 Husky features 25 Line at a rodeo? 26 “QB VII” author 27 “$40 a Day” chef Ray 28 __ facto 30 Librarian’s reminder 31 Players 32 Grafton’s “__ for Lawless” 34 Scottish tongue 36 Supermodel Wek 38 Disney film featuring Berlioz, Toulouse, Marie and their mom Duchess 44 Nontraditional performance genre 48 Carpet cleaning tool 49 Poses 51 Route to the lungs 52 Swashbuckler Flynn 53 Arise (from) 55 Codger 57 High-speed scene 58 Bledel of “Gilmore Girls” 60 First name in fashion 62 Fruity treats 64 It ends in Nov. 65 Ready for aromatherapy, say 69 Blood typing letters 70 Spot in front of the telly? 71 Tom yum soup servers 74 “I’m not impressed” 76 “Was __ blame?”

77 Big Island volcano 78 Like a bunch-spoiling apple 81 Numskull 84 NBC weekend staple 85 Old Athens enemy 87 Astrologer to the rich and famous 88 One who’s not striking 90 It has its highs and lows 93 Not as warm 94 C.P.E. Bach’s birthplace 96 “Up and __!” 98 Court plea 100 2011 World Series champs 102 Packages from recent guests, perhaps 104 Symbol of purity 105 Time past 106 Sailor’s direction 107 Clump 110 Bread in a jar? 112 Gp. with forces 114 Lasagna cheese 120 Madonna’s “La __ Bonita” 121 Call forth 123 The Chicago Bulls had two in the ’90s 125 Future doc’s exam 126 Lats’ neighbors 127 It’s south of Vesuvius 128 Like ballerinas, at times 129 Cake mix additions 130 Late for a party, maybe 131 Berth place 132 Some aromatic cakes DOWN 1 Four: Pref. 2 “Yuk yuk” 3 Of the ear 4 Like chocolate truffle cake 5 “Diana” singer 6 Soloists in Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 6

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7 Lyricist Gershwin 8 Words of denial 9 How freelancers may work 10 Puzzle book offering 11 Teen leader? 12 Pod veggies 13 “__ Weapon” 14 Trademark caps for Ashton Kutcher and Justin Timberlake 15 __ avis 16 Yard sale caveat 17 Recurring pain? 21 Mexico’s national flower 24 “Drink to me only with thine eyes” dedicatee 29 Span. ladies 33 Editor’s “leave it” 35 Legally bar 37 Kick out 38 Gripping pattern 39 Throws 40 Everglades bird 41 “... like __ of chocolates” 42 Dog topper 43 Bully’s words 45 Mindful 46 Dreaded Jamaican? 47 Nautical ropes 50 Toyota Camry model 54 Midler’s “Divine” nickname 56 Friend of Shylock 59 Way up 61 Z’s overseas 63 Old hi-fis 66 Coolidge and Hayworth 67 Symphony that includes a funeral march 68 Intimidate 71 Household regulators 72 Disconnect 73 Recording 74 “The Cryptogram” playwright 75 Online message

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Lawyer’s document “This is only __” Bar fliers Valleys Big name in coffee makers Smartly dressed Theater opening “Don’t play games with me” 1977 ELO hit Environmental extremist

95 Reacted with outrage, as a mob 97 Rooney __, who played Salander in “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” 99 Navel type 101 Turn at the bar, perhaps 103 Brought home 107 Coach’s call 108 “The Perfect Storm” rescue gp. 109 Penalty __

111 Game divided into chukkers 113 “__ Be in Love”: Kate Bush song 115 Naval noncoms 116 Vintner’s prefix 117 “Later,” in London 118 Camaro roof option 119 Grieg’s “__ Death” 122 Gold meas. 124 GOP platform-promoting org.

This Month in History - FEBRUARY 3rd - Rock singers Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and the Big Bopper died in a plane crash. (1959) 6th - The board game Monopoly first went on sale.(1935) 6th - Astronaut Alan Shepard hits three golf ballson the moon. (1971) 7th - The Beatles come to the U.S. for the fist time. (1964)

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CONSTRUCTION NAWAKUA BUILDERS Elizabethtown, NY 518-873-6874 STEVENSON CONSTRUCTION Elizabethtown, NY 518-873-2740

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INSURANCE PERMANENT LIFE INSURANCE. Qualify to age 86. Fast. Easy. Few Questions. No Exam! 1-800-9383439, x24;

LOGGING 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

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

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APARTMENT 48 SPRING STREET, PORT HENRY, NY 2 BR/1 BA, Large lakeview property. Nice neighborhood. Hdwd fls. Offstreet pk. pl. Village sewer line. No pets/smoking. Utilities included. 750. Security. References. (919) 239-3791 $750 robbiedobb@aol.com 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 MORIAH NICE 1 BR APTS $495 First 2 months FREE W/2 yr lease. References Required Must Quailfy. Pets?? 518-232-0293

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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ANTIQUES/ COLLECTIBLES

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ELECTRONICS

WESTAFF SERVICES We'll find the perfect employee and make you the hero! Office /Clerical, Light Industrial Professional/Technical Managerial Call today 518-566-6061

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FIREWOOD SEASONED Hardwood Cut & Split $85 face cord 4x8x16" Delivered. Green Hardwood Cut & Split $75 face cord Delivered. 518-593-3263

CLARINET, VIOLIN, FLUTE, TRUMPET, Amplifier, Fender Guitar $75 each. Upright Bass, Cello, Saxophone, French Horn, Drums $189 each. Others 4-sale 1-516377-7907 100TH ANNIVERSARY Snap-On Harley Davidson Issue Toolbox, top & bottom, excellent condition, $6000. 518-601-5031 or 518-5722364. 1972 GRAND TORINO runs, needs work comes with some new parts $3200; Chevy Van 30 Travelmaster camper $2500. 518-962-4394

DIRECT TO Home Satellite TV $19.99/mo. Free Installation FREE HD/DVR Upgrade Credit/Debit Card Req. Call 1-800-795-3579

FOR SALE Broyhill Sofa & Chair, very good condition, burgundy, asking $275. Martin DX1 Guitar, hard shell case, excellent condition, $475. 518-668-2989.

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FURNITURE QUEEN PILLOWTOP Mattress Set, New in Plastic, $150.00. 518-534-8444.

ITEMS FOR Sale New commode $65, Exercise weights/bags, Gold tweed sofa bed $50, Green wing back chair $40, Brown chair $25, Antique brass bed $500, Con Organ $200, Antique pump organ $500, new flower girl dress size45 $30. 518-532-9464 LIGHTNING AUDIO amp.,12" subwoofer and Q-logic truck/car enclosure. $99. 518-5362660 Want good sound ? this is it.. MISCELLANEOUS SAWMILLS from only $3997.00- MAKE & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill- Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE InfoDVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com 1800-578-1363 Ext. 300N SAWMILLS FROM only $3997.00MAKE & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill- Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info/DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com 1800-578-1363 Ext.300N WELL PUMP Gould, 1 HP, 4 months old, $500.00. 518-5760012 WOLFF SUNVISION Pro 28 LE Tanning Bed, very good condition, $1000. 518-359-7650 WOODSTOVE NEW in Box, manufactured by Buck Stove Corp., Model #261. $750 OBO. 518-3615894. Located in Queensbury

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FOR SALE A lovely floral Broyhill couch with an inner-spring queen mattress purchased from DiSiena Furniture about 10 years ago. It is rarely used and sits in our formal living room. It is in excellent condition, clean and in a smokefree environment. Pillows and arm covers are included. In addition, it has been treated with Scotch-Guard stain protection. A custom made jabot-style coordinated window treatments is free with the couch. 885-2637. Asking $495.

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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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WHITE FEMALE Medium build would like to meet White Male 29-59 who is quiet natured with family values, family oriented and who would not mind relocating to another state in the near future. I am quiet, I like to travel & escape to the mountains. I would love to hear from you write me. Joyce P.O. Box 2130, Plattsburgh, NY 12901

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BRUSH HOG Model EFM600. Used 1 year, like new. Finish mower. 518-570-8837 $1,000

MUSIC **OLD GUITARS WANTED! ** Gibson, Martin, Fender, Gretsch, Epiphone, Guild, Mosrite, Rickenbacker. Prairie State, D'Angelico, Stromberg, and Gibson Mandolins/Banjos. 1920's thru 1980's. TOP CASH PAID! 1-800-401-0440

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IF YOU USED THE MIRENA IUD between 2000 - present and suffered perforation or embedment in the uterus requiring surgical removal, pelvic inflammatory disease leading to hysterectomy or had a child born with birth defects you may be entitled to compensation. Call Johnson Law and speak with female staff members. 1-800535-5727

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DOG CRATE For Sale , Large size: 42 deep x 28 w x 30 h. Front door. $60 call 518-873-2424

DOGS BEAGLE PUPPIES reg. purebred, 9 wks old, great markings, mother & father on premises, very good rabbit dogs, $200 each. 518-358-2396. BEAUTIFUL GOLDEN Retriever pups. Blonds & Reds, Family Raised, $350. Please call 518-963-7293 CHIHUAHUA PUPPY BLUE MERLE up to date, de-wormed, contract required, $800. 518-873-2909. TOTO FOR SALE! 4 female AKC Cairns.14wks first shots, wormings, crate trained, housebroken, raised with young kids and other pets. Perfect Valentines gift! (518) 532-9539 $450

HORSES HORSE TRAINER Gab Palmer 518-335-8680 Green Breaking Horses. Please Call For More Details.

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY FOR RENT Elizabethtown, 4 Room office with bathroom and closet, reception area, in-floor heat, fire place, off street parking, . Near County Government Center. $700. per month, utilities included. 518-578-7916 WESTPORT: OFFICE SUITES. Fully furnished w/ cubicles, desks, computer & phone hook-ups. 720 sq. ft. Lake views. Contact Jim Forcier @ 518962-4420.

WANTED ALL MOTORCYCLES, before 1980, Running or not. $Top CASH$ PAID! 1-315-5698094 WANTS TO purchase minerals and other oil and gas interests. Send details to P.O. Box 13557 Denver, Co. 80201

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MULTI-FAMILY HOME OUT OF STATE REAL ESTATE Exeter, NH- 55+ New homes from $69,900-$129,000 2br/ba Along Scenic Exeter River. 7 miles to ocean, 50 minutes to Boston! 603772-5377 or email exeterriverlanding@comcast.net

SINGLE-FAMILY HOME EAST BASS POND: Waterfront home, 8 acres, $99,900. 6 acres 74' lakefront $29,900.www.LandFirstNY.com 1888-683-2626 MORRISONVILLE 4 BR/2.5 BA, Single Family Home, 1,920 square feet, bulit in 1998, Colonial Cape, attached 2 car garage, gas fireplace, finished basement, large fenced in backyard with above ground swimming pool on corner lot. Located in Morrisonville in the Saranac School District. Great Family Neighborhood. $229,500 Call 518 -726-0828 Dfirenut@gmail.com

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LAND RECORD COLLECTOR would like to buy record collections and sheet music. Cash Paid! Please Call 518-846-6784.

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ABSOLUTE SALE! 5 ACRES $16,900. Stream, apple trees, views! Just off NY Thruway! CALL 1-888-701-1864 NOW! www.NewYorkLandandLakes.com ESTATE SALE! 30 ACRES $49,900! Awesome deer hunting, incredible views, woods,fields! Town Rd., less than 3&1/2 hrs NY City! 1-888-431-6404 www. newyorklandandlakes.com

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, www.beach-cove.com. Limited Seasonal rentals

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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

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1995 AUDI A6 QUATTRO Runs great, fully loaded, heated seats, winter/summer tires w/rims, 233k, always serviced. Need truck. First $1800 takes it. Call: (518) 420-6655

WANTED JAPANESE MOTORCYCLE KAWASAKI 1967-1980 Z1-900, KZ900, KZ1000, ZIR, KX1000MKII, A1-250, W1-650, H1 -500, H2-750, S1-250, S2-350, S3 -400 SUZUKI GS400, GT380, GT750, Honda CB750 (1969,1970) CASH. FREE PICKUP. 1-800-7721142, 1-310-721-0726 usa@classicrunners.com

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Donate with Confidence • Your gift stays locally and supports vital programs for 41 partner agencies serving Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties; 80,000 of our friends and family were served last year! • Local fully incorporated Board of Directors comprised of caring volunteers from our region’s communities. • Low administrative costs - more of your donation gets to the agencies. Administrative costs average approximately 13%. • 100% of any positive designation goes directly to the agency of your choice.

MASSEY FERGUSON 2003 GC2310, 4 WD, diesel, mini loader w/ back hoe, 22hp, 860 hrs. w/trailer. $10,400. 518-5932420

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

Support our region. Your tax-deductible pledge makes a huge impact in the North Country. Adirondack Community Action Programs, Inc. (ACAP) Adirondack Experience, Inc. AuSable Valley Habitat For Humanity Barnabas House Homeless Shelter & Services Behavioral Health Services North, Inc. (BHSN) Boy Scouts, Twin Rivers Council, Inc. Catholic Charities of Clinton & Essex Counties Catholic Charities of Franklin County

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

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FRESHET GROUP, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 1/8/13. Office in Essex Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to PO Box 47, Keene, NY 12942. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Principal business location: 14 Cedar Wood Way, Keene, NY. VN-1/19-2/23/13-6TC40682 -----------------------------

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: G&T PROPERTY RENTALS, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 12/28/12. Office location: Essex County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 64 Green Street, Keeseville, New York 12944. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. VN-1/19-2/23/13-6TC43075 ----------------------------ADIRONDACK VACATION, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 1/4/13. Office in Essex Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 12 Morningside Dr., Ste. 1, Lake Placid, NY 12946. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Latest dissolve date: 12/31/2062. Principal business location: 1210 Ocean Trail , Corolla, NC 27927.

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331 WHITEFACE RETREAT, LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 12/07/12. Office Location: Essex County, SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: The LLC, 2276 Saranac Ave., Lake Placid, NY 12946. Purpose: to engage in any lawful act. VN-1/26-3/2/13-6TC40690 ----------------------------LACY FAMILY LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 12/11/12. Office Location: Essex County, SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: The LLC, P.O. Box 66, Keene, NY 12942. Purpose: to engage in any lawful act. VN-1/26-3/2/13-6TC40689 ----------------------------NOTICENOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: JOPPA VENTURES LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 01/16/13. Office location: Essex County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shallmail a copy of process to the LLC,

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907 Leafy Hollow Circle, Mount Airy, Maryland 21771. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. VN-2/2-3/9/13-6TC40731 ----------------------------OF MEETING OF THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF THE ELIZABETHTOWNLEWIS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TO THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF ELIZABETHTOWNLEWIS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, Essex County, New York: PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Board of Education of the ElizabethtownLewis Central School District, Essex County, New York (the District ), has scheduled a special meeting of the qualified voters of said District to be held in the main lobby at the ElizabethtownLewis Central School, 7530 Court Street, Elizabethtown, New York 12932, on March 5, 2013, with polls to be open between the hours of 12:00 p.m. (noon) and 8:00 p.m. for the purpose of voting upon the following two propositions: PROPOSITION NO. 1 RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School District is hereby authorized to undertake a capital improvement project consisting of renovations, alterations and improvements to the Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School, including the replacement and/or renovation to roofs, refurbishing bathrooms in elementary classrooms, replacement of sewage ejector pump in basement, replacement of classroom hot water heaters, replacement of pumps and valves for hot water heating system, technology infrastructure upgrades and improvements and other improvements and services incidental thereto (the Capital Project ), all at a total estimated maximum cost of

Champlain Children’s Learning Center, Inc. Champlain Valley Chapter of the Compassionate Friends Champlain Valley Educational Services - Career Pathways Stipend Program (CVES) Champlain Valley Family Center Child Care Coordinating Council of the North Country, Inc. Citizen Advocates, Inc. Comlinks - A Community Action Partnership

ETC Housing Corp. Families First in Essex County Family Champions of the North Country, Inc. Family Promise of Clinton County, Inc. Girls Scounts of Northeastern New York, Inc. Hospice of the North Country, Inc. Joint Council For Economic Opportunity of Clinton & Franklin Counties, Inc. (JCEO) Literacy Volunteers of Clinton County, Inc.

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$341,293, with such cost being raised by a tax upon the taxable property of said District to be levied and collected in annual installments as provided in Section 416 of the Education Law, with such tax to be partially offset by State aid available therefore, and in anticipation of such tax, by obligations of said District as may be necessary. PROPOSITION NO. 2 RESOLVED, that in the event that Proposition No. 1 is approved by a majority of the qualified voters of said District, the Board of Education of Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School District is hereby further authorized to undertake improvements consisting of abatement and removal of asbestos throughout the building, including the removal of carpeting, tile flooring and tile mastic and the replacement of new tile flooring and services incidental thereto (the Abatement Project and, collectively with the Capital Project, the Project ), all at a total estimated maximum cost of $310,000, with such cost being raised by a tax upon the taxable property of said District to be levied and collected in annual installments as provided in Section 416 of the Education Law, with such tax to be partially offset by State aid available therefore, and in anticipation of such tax, by obligations of said District as may be necessary. AND NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that the aforesaid propositions will appear on the ballot labels of the voting machines used at such special district meeting in the following abbreviated forms: PROPOSITION NO. 1 Shall the proposition set forth in the legal notice of this special meeting authorizing the construction, installation and equip-

ping of renovations, alterations and improvements of the Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School, including incidental improvements and services, all at a total estimated maximum cost of $341,293, with such cost being raised by a tax levy upon the taxable property of the District, to be collected in annual installments as provided in Section 416 of the Education Law with such tax to be partially offset by State aid available therefore, and in anticipation of such tax, by District obligations, be approved? PROPOSITION NO. 2 In the event that Proposition No. 1 is approved by a majority of the qualified voters of said District, shall the proposition set forth in the legal notice of this special meeting authorizing the abatement and removal of asbestos throughout the building, including the removal of carpeting, tile flooring and tile mastic and the replacement of new tile flooring and services incidental thereto, all at a total estimated maximum cost of $310,000, with such cost being raised by a tax levy upon the taxable property of the District, to be collected in annual installments as provided in Section 416 of the Education Law with such tax to be partially offset by State aid available therefore, and in anticipation of such tax, by District obligations, be approved? AND NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act, and the regulations of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation adopted thereunder (collectively, SEQRA ), the District has determined that the Project constitutes a Type II action within the meaning of SEQRA, and will not have an adverse impact on the

Literacy Volunteers of Essex/Franklin Counties, NY Mental Health Association in Essex County, Inc. Mountain Lake Services - Early Intervention Program National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Champlain Valley (NAMI:CV)

Northeastern New York Alzheimer’s Disease Assistance Center North Country Association for the Visually Impaired North Country Center for Independence North Country Cultural Center for the Arts Disadvantaged Youth Program North Country Life Flight, Inc.

North Country Regional Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Center Plattsburgh/Malone YMCA Pyramid Lake Caring Neighbors Projects Retired & Senior Volunteer Program of Clinton County (RSVP of Clinton County) Retired & Senior Volunteer Program of Essex County (RSVP of Essex County)

Senior Citizens Council of Clinton County, Inc. Shipman Youth Center of Lake Placid Ted K. Community Center The Substance Abuse Prevention Team of Essex County, Inc. United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc.

UNITED WAY OF THE ADIRONDACK REGION, INC. 45 Tom Miller Rd., Plattsburgh, NY 12901 Phone: 518-563-0028 • Fax: 518-563-0270 Field Office: 103 Hand Ave., Suite 1, Elizabethtown, NY 12932 Field Office: 158 Finney Blvd., Malone, NY 12953

Web: www.unitedwayadk.org environment. AND NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that applications for absentee ballots for voting on the above-referenced proposition may be applied for at the office of the District Clerk, P.O. Box 158 Court Street (7530 Court Street), Elizabethtown, New York 12932. Any such application must be received by the District Clerk at least seven (7) days before the date of the vote on the above-referenced propositions, if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before such vote, if the ballot is to be picked up personally by the voter. A list of all persons to whom absentee ballots shall have been issued will be available for public inspection during regular business hours in the office of the District Clerk on each of the five (5) days prior to the day of the election except Sunday. Absentee ballots must be received in the office of the District Clerk not later than 5:00 p.m. on March 5, 2013. Dated: January 11, 2013 BOARD OF EDUCATION OF ELIZABETHTOWNLEWIS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, Essex County V N 1/26,2/2,2/9,2/16/134TC-40688 ----------------------------PUBLIC HEARING ESSEX COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES ESSEX COUNTY CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES PLAN UPDATE January1, 2012 December 31, 2016 Date: February 15, 2013 Time: 11:00 am 12:00 pm Place: County Complex Entrance 4Second Floor D.S.S. Training Room This Public Hearing will address the addition of Appendix W to the Child and Family

Services Plan which specifically addresses services available to sexually exploited children within Essex County. Essex County welcomes participation at the Public Hearing. A draft of the Appendix (Appendix W Services to Exploited Children) to the 20122016 Child and Family Services Plan will be available at the Public Hearing. Questions or requests for further information should be directed to Sue Ann Caron, Director of Social Services, Essex County Department for Children, Youth and Families, at 873-3416. VN-2/2/13-1TC-40723 ----------------------------THE TOWN OF ESSEX will hold regular monthly meetings the third Thursday of every month, 7PM, at the Town Hall for the year 2013. Also, there will be various committee meetings held prior to each Town Board meeting, begining at 6PM. All meetings are open to the public. Audrey Hoskins, Town Clerk VN-2/2/13-1TC-40734 ----------------------------REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN; that the Undersigned, on behalf of the Elizabethtown Fire District Board of Commissioners, will accept sealed proposals until February 19th at 2:00 P.M. for a Maintenance Position. Specifications are available by contacting Linda M. Wolf, Government Center, 7551 Court St., Elizabethtown, New York 12932 or by calling 518-873-3332. Specifications are also available on the website at www.elizabethown-ny.com Sealed proposals will be received at the Office of the Purchasing Agent, County Complex, Elizabethtown, New York 12932 until February 19th at

2:00 P.M. All proposals submitted in response to this notice shall be marked S E A L E D PROPOSAL Maintenance clearly on the outside of the envelope. In addition to the proposal, the proposer shall submit executed non-collusion bid certificates signed by the proposer or one of its officers as required by the General Municipal Law Sec. 103d. The successful proposer will be notified promptly by letter and must be prepared to enter into a contract to furnish the services. Attention of the bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to the conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates under the Contract. Elizabethtown Fire District reserves the right to reject any and all proposals not considered to be in the best interest of the District, and to waive any technical or formal defect in the proposals which is considered by the District to be merely irregular, immaterial, or unsubstantial. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that Essex County affirmatively states that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this notice, without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual preference or Vietnam Era veteran status, disadvantaged and minority or women-owned business enterprises will be afforded equal opportunity to submit bids in response hereto. Dated: January 28, 2013 Linda M. Wolf, CPA Secretary/Treasurer Elizabethtown Fire District Elizabethtown, New York 12932 (518) 873-3332 VN-2/2/13-1TC-40735 ----------------------------In the market for a new home? See the areas best in the classified columns. To place an ad, Call 1-800-989-4237.


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