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Section VII Champs Argument for Moriah Shock delivered to state officials By Matt Bosley ELIZABETHTOWN — An extensive report on the economic impact of Moriah Shock Correctional Facility portrays Essex County as an depressed area dependent on its presence and details just how much more there is to lose if the prison is closed. The Essex County Moriah Shock Task Force, comprised of local officials and department heads, prepared the 23-page report and hand-delivered it to state officials in Albany March 2. County Manager Dan Palmer drafted much of its content. “We feel we can demonstrate that this closure has an impact that goes beyond the

See SHOCK, page 19

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The Westport girls basketball team improved to 20-0 for the season March 5 as they defeated Lake Placid 35-28 in the Section VII Class D final and claimed their second straight title. Pictured are (L to R, kneeling): Alison Sherman, Morgan Robare, Martha McKinley, Kalika Hopkins, Valentina Rodriguez, Christina Sherman. (Standing): Michelle Markwica, head coach Hokey McKinley, Mallory Sudduth, Karlee McGee, Molly Rascoe, Nancy Armitage, Emily French, Aisleigh Frum, assistant coach Jeff Schwoebel, and Willa McKinley. Photo by Matt Bosley

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ALBANY — Gov. David Paterson’s nomination of Peter Hornbeck to the Adirondack Park Agency Board will most likely not make it out of committee. According to State Sen. Elizabeth Little (R-Queensbury), senators serving on the Senate Finance Committee indicated March 3 that Hornbeck’s nomination will not be moved because there are not enough votes in support of it, and the governor ’s office has been advised as such. “We were told yesterday that there were, at most, 14 votes in support of the nomination,” said Dan Mac Entee, spokesman for

See HORNBECK, page 19

ELIZABETHTOWN — Data from an ongoing study indicates that water quality in both branches of the AuSable River steadily declines as it moves downstream and passes through places of human habitation. According to AuSable River Association Executive Director Dr. Carol Treadwell, both the east and west branches of the AuSable River begin as relatively uncontaminated streams, but become continually more concentrated with dissolved solids as the water moves downstream. “Some source, human or natural, is contributing a large content of ions,” Treadwell


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Carbon monoxide detectors now required in all NYS homes By Matt Bosley LEWIS — Homeowners in Essex County should take note of a new state law calling for wider usage of carbon monoxide alarms. Gov. David Paterson signed “Amanda’s Law” in August 2009, requiring all homes in New York State to be equipped with a carbon monoxide detector. The law took effect Feb. 22. The law is named for Amanda Hansen, a 16-year-old from West Seneca, N.Y. who died of carbon monoxide poisoning from a defective boiler while staying overnight at a friend’s house. As a bill, it was widely supported by legislators of both parties. It requires homes built prior to 2008 to have a battery-powered carbon monoxide alarm installed on the lowest story having a sleeping area. Those built after 2008 must have a hard-wired alarm with battery back-up on each story with a sleeping area or where a source of carbon monoxide is located. According to Essex County Emergency Services Director Don Jaquish, local enforcement of the law will be exacted through each town’s code enforcement officer. There are no specific fines or penalties listed in the law as of yet, but they could be added in the future. “It’s not like you’re going to have the

carbon monoxide police coming and searching your home or anything like that,” said Jaquish, noting that most of the focus will remain on ensuring detectors are installed in apartments and other multi-family units. Still, Jaquish said, installing at least one carbon monoxide detector in your home is, at the very least, a wise decision for the sake of safety. “We usually get a fair number of [emergency] calls for [carbon monoxide] alarms going off,” said Jaquish, noting one such call as recently as last week in Moriah that led firemen to discover a propane leak. Deaths from carbon monoxide poisoning have been recorded in Essex County, said Jaquish, though most of them occurred during events like the Ice Storm of 1998 when many people were forced to use gas-powered generators or home heating sources that were not properly ventilated. “And we have had people who have been affected by carbon monoxide poisoning,” He added. Carbon monoxide is an invisible, odorless gas produced any time a fuel is burned. It is the leading cause of accidental poisoning deaths in the U.S. Even nonfatal exposure can cause damage to the heart and central nervous system. As Jaquish explained, the effects of carbon monoxide are cumulative and can develop to poisonous levels over long peri-

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ave Lansing called to say that the most recent blood drive at the Essex Firehouse brought in 21 donors. Dave pointed out this is a very high number given our small population. Blood drives are held every three months throughout the year at the firehouse, so this spring, instead of letting the black flies have all your blood, donate some to help a person in need. I stopped over at the French's new sugar house this morning to see how the early season is going. The first runs have produced a fair amount of high quality syrup and Bradley and Michael have been boiling late into the night. The sugar house is roomy and comes equipped with comfortable seating, congenial neighbors and a popcorn machine. The aroma inside is sweet and smoky, with shafts of sunshine splitting the steam in the rafters. Amy started our onion seeds this week, using a special heating pad underneath and strong fluorescent lights overhead. The snow is rapidly disappearing from my garden and soon it will be time to get some lettuce seedlings going. This year I'm going to plant

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lettuce and spinach in raised beds covered with a special black plastic that admits infrared light for heat but prevents weeds from growing. We'll see how this experiment works out. Ravens are now building their nests. Ravens favor tall pines and use dead pine branches still attached to the tree as nesting material. Using their weight, the birds break off the branches and add them to the nest. If they drop the branch, they ignore it and look for another to break off. I guess ravens don't have a five-second rule the way I do for food that lands on the kitchen floor. Signs of spring, not all welcome, are abounding. Right now our house is crawling with cluster flies and lady bugs, one of which I ingested involuntarily on a piece of toast. If you eat a ladybug first thing in the morning, nothing else evil will happen to you the rest of the day. It's a taste that lingers. These insects are just trying to get outside and Amy suggests cracking a few windows to let them go. Ginny is shedding her winter coat, leaving clumps of white dog hair around the house. If I open the car window when we're riding along, clouds of white hair fly out.

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ell folks it is census time once again; hard to believe that 10 years have passed. We are hopeful that everyone in our community takes this seriously and fills out the form quickly, getting it back into the mail. These forms are being hand-delivered house to house, each house should be receiving their little package very soon. Truly, it does only take about 10 minutes to fill it out, and it is ever so important. We all received in the mail a post card from the Willsboro Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee asking us to fill out a community survey. The Willsboro steering committee has worked hard to develop a compressive plan for the future development of our community on how we would like to see our community be well into the future. It is very important that they get community input. I picked my copy of the survey up at the Town Hall and it is great to be able to give my opinions on future growth. This survey can also be done online if you like to use your computer:, but please take the time to lend your choices; this also needs to be returned soon. I understand that Cleo Lobdell recently had a great family birthday celebration; it is great to become 5 years old. It seems that families really like to celebrate the very young and the very old years, and not so much the ones in between, so enjoy. Well for those that like to enjoy the community events it is a busy weekend and you will


his week we at the NCSPCA thought you might be interested in some information about the intelligence of your canine friend. There have been long debates on how smart dogs when compared to humans. The majority of research seems to indicate that our loyal pets may be smarter than we think! On average, The domestic dog appears to possess a social intelligence that is uncommon in the animal world. Puppies have been shown to learn behaviors quickly by following examples set by experienced dogs. Research has even been shown that dogs are capable of interpreting subtle social cues, and seem to be aware of when a human or dog's attention is directed their way. Psychologist and leading canine researcher Stanley Coren, PhD, of the University of British Columbia, found evidence that the average IQ of a dog is approximately 2-2.5 human years old. They can even understand more than 150 words and intentionally deceive other dogs and humans - to get toys or treats. The next time you think your pup isn't listening or understanding your conversation, you may want to think again! Our featured pet this week is Quila, a honey-colored Beagle/Boxer mix who will do

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have to pick and choose how you want to spend the Saturday evening events being offered. Another interesting event that is coming up on Friday, March 19, at 7 p.m. Linda Heintz will present a history of and the future projection for the Old Grist Mill. The Heintz are the present owners of the mill and are slowly trying to bring the grist mill back into a better condition. This is a Willsboro Heritage Society Program open to the interested public at the Visitor’s Center. All of our citizens that went to warmer climates for the winter months, you can come home any time now, I think our weather up here is getting better every day, snow is almost gone. We learned this week of the death of Diane Smith, the wife of our former United Methodist Pastor, David Smith. If you would like to send a card to Rev. Smith, his address is 422 Sand Creek Road, Apt. 317, Albany, N.Y. 12205. There were to be no calling hours and a memorial service will be held March 13 in Albany. I also learned of the deaths of two former Willsboro people. Robert Smith, son of Foster & Cora Smith died recently in Florida. The other person is Richard Mero, the son of Arthur and Edna Mero; he died in Lake Placid. Both of these men were Willsboro School Alumni. Happy Birthday: Kathryn Belzile 3/15, Dottie Dodds 3/16, Ken Coonrod 3/18. Happy Anniversary: Scott & Kim Feeley 3/14, Dug & Flora June Doyle 4/16, Chuck & Irene Krotz 3/18.

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ongratulations to the intrepid Westport girls' basketball team, who played their usual strong defensive game in winning the Section VII Championship over Lake Placid on March 5. Back from an ankle injury, Willa McKinley led the way in the 35-28 victory, scoring a game-high 11 points, including two 3-pointers. This is the 18th sectional crown that the WCS girls have taken home. We'll keep our fingers crossed as they advance to the state quarterfinals. Way to go! Other WCS news includes a number of exciting events coming up. On Friday, March 19, the Class of 2012 presents master hypnotist Michael Blaine, who lives in Peru but has wowed audiences around the nation with his mesmerizing talents. The show starts at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium, and tickets are $8 for adults or $5 for students and seniors. Also, this year's talent show will be on Saturday, March 27, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium, and the theme will be "Where the Wild Things Are"— which just about sums up this legendary annual event. And don't forget that the annual Tanneberger basketball tournament, which I mentioned last week, is coming up Saturday, March 20 in the school gym, with the volunteer fire department's Spaghetti Supper available in the cafeteria starting at 5 p.m. I don't get off work ‘til 6 or so on Saturdays, but I'm counting on there being some left for me.

By the way, while we're on the subject of our wonderful school, can I just say how happy I am to see "Behind the Wall" (the WCS student publication) available to the community again. I always used to read it when it came in the mail, and enjoyed the fine writing and informative articles it invariably contained. I was sorry when it was no longer circulated to the community at large, which I thought benefitted enormously from being exposed to the views of some of its brightest students. So thanks for bringing "Behind the Wall" back out from "behind the wall." The day after the Tanneberger tournament—that is, Sunday, March 21—you're invited to the Sunday Brunch Sourdough Waffle and Frittata Extravaganza at Dogwood Bread Company in Wadhams, to benefit the Wadhams Free Library, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.. In addition to the mouthwatering waffles, hearty frittatas, and fresh fruit salad, library board members will concoct a tempting array of succulent desserts. Suggested donation is $12 adults or $6 for those under twelve. Frittata, by the way, is what happens when you fry up good things like potatoes and onions with an option on sausage, add in chunks of cheddar, and then pour scrambled eggs on top and put it in the oven to firm up. Yours truly has been put in charge of frittata production. Between that and Courtney's world-class sourdough waffles, I'm here to tell you this will be a meal to remember.

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KEENE VALLEY — East Branch Friends Of the Arts presents a Community Square Dance with caller Gary Finney and live fiddle music on Friday, March 19,from 7-9 p.m. at Keene Central School. Cost for adults is $5 with students free. All level of abilities are welcome; bring comfortable shoes for dancing. This lively activity continues to be popular with young and old. Popular square dance caller Gary Finney and his fiddler will instruct those unfamiliar with square dances and other traditional American dances. Mr. Finney will also be instructing students at Keene Central School in square dancing Thursday and Friday, March 18-19. Students and their families are encouraged to attend this community event. For more information, visit or call 576-4769.

WILLSBORO — Got cabin fever? Come thaw out some brain cells at Trivia Night Saturday, March 13, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Willsboro Central School, hosted by the WCS French Club. Admission is $5 per person. Play alone or form a team of up to four people. Register at the door or in advance by calling 963-4456 ext. 292.

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Essex County Republican Committee will hold an endorsement meeting on Friday, March 19, 6 p.m. in the Essex County Board of Supervisors Chambers, 7551 Court Street, Elizabethtown. Please note that this is a change from the original date of March 18. The purpose of such meeting is to listen to and endorse interested candidates for upcoming state and county positions. Anyone interested in running for a position or seeking more information should contact Chairman Ronald Jackson at 963-7104.

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Concerned for Jim LaForest To the editor: I have read letters supporting Pretty Good’s former Essex Column as well as his detractors’ communications. But what about Pretty Good himself? Being such a caring, sharing, God-loving individual, he must have been devastated by his unceremoniously having been pushed into early retirement. And what about his future opportunities? This period in his so far well-rounded life will be a blight on his resume forever, and that is a long time indeed. Wayne R. Bailey, Essex

Columnist change justified To the editor: Reading Tom and Bea Carrick's letter in the Feb. 20 Valley News I was reminded of how much I liked Jim LaForest's Essex column when he first started. Guess they liked it, too. By the end, however, Jim had started taking jabs at the new town supervisor, so I have to say, I don't miss his column at all. Rob Ivy is doing a fine job. His column is getting into the swing of things. Max Grant, Essex

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To the editor: Twelve AuSable Valley high school students returned from France on Feb. 23 after an exciting study abroad experience. The students attended the Centre Méditerranéen d'Etudes Françaises during their February break to study French and experience French culture. Classes were held every morning and then cultural visits to various sites and cities in southern France were taken every afternoon. They had the pleasure of attending a Mardi Gras parade in Nice and the 77ème Fête du Citron in Menton. The students even walked to the principality of Monaco one evening to walk the famed Formula 1 route. Additionally, the students flew to Lyon and traveled by train to Paris to see many sights including Fourvière Basilica, the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, La Basilique du Sacré Coeur de Montmartre, and the Arc de Triomphe to name a few! This educational and cultural opportunity would not have been possible without the support of many businesses, organizations, and individuals in our community who are too many to name. We would like to thank each and every one of them for their interest in our students and their dedication to seeing that children’s lives are enriched through travel and immersion in another culture.

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WILLSBORO — On Saturday, March 13, the Champlain Valley Film Society presents the hilarious romantic comedy “Up in the Air,” starring George Clooney as a corporate downsizing expert who meets the woman of his dreams. This film is from the director of “Juno,” and has been nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Two Best Supporting Actresses and Best Screenplay. USA Today calls it "Brilliant..full of wit and humanity", and the New York Post, "One of the year's best films'. This movie is rated R for language. Tickets - $5 for adults and those under 18 are $2. the movie starts at 7:30 PM at the Willsboro Central School.

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown Kiwanis and Elizabethtown-Lewis Youth Commission will present the Youth Commission Education Series. The series, open to youth and adults age 13 and up, will be presented by Mr. Rod Boula and held in the Elizabethtown Community Hospital Board Room from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday evenings. Boula will present on the following topics: Personal finance, March 15; Citizenship in the Community, March 22; and Orienteering, March 29. Light refreshments will be served and any boy scouts attending will have the opportunity to earn a merit badge. Please contact the Youth Commission via e-mail at or via phone at 873-2682.

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ADIRONDACK Happiness is investing in experiences, not more things CRYPTOGRAM M ore and more Americans are walking away from rampant consumerism, rife with all the attendant affectations accordant with acquiring more and more things. This change is being spearheaded by America’s baby boomers. According to Harvard Business School researcher John Quelch, this new consumer could be called the “simplifier.” They are well off but do not want to be tied down by a big house, expensive cars and possessions that take up space, time and money. Simplifiers present a significant challenge to marketers that have historically convinced people to increase their worth and increase their possessions. Simplifiers want to collect experiences and not possessions. They want to give these experiences to others, too, rather than objects. A growing body of research suggests that most people gain more lasting benefits from experiences than from acquiring objects. Everyone can remember vacations or trips, meeting new people and experiencing a new place. Take a look at a photo album to refresh your memory. How many pictures do you have of your new microwave, kitchen range, car or sofa? You may recall many wonderful memories for the time you took a scuba diving lesson or rode horse back on a beach. What are your memories of your new couch or car? Quite simply, we don’t become bored with our memories of new experiences. Sooner or later that new car or truck is an old car or truck and, let’s face it, the

thrill is definitely gone. The experiences do not have to be elaborate or expensive. In fact several inexpensive experiences are among the most remarkable. Camping has been identified in a number of studies as among the most memorable experiences that children have in childhood. A University of Minnesota study found that children that have one or more meal with their parents every day By Scot Hurlburt are much less at risk across a variety of risk categories. A special dinner with all hands involved can be a wonderful bonding experience. For those that can afford it traveling is a wonderful experience and educational to boot. The next time you are tempted to buy another thing or another object, consider how much you and your family might benefit from a new experience instead. Remember, all kids count.

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any people do not have the cash flow to stock up the way you do. The economy has really hurt the budget of the average family and they are no longer able to shop the way they used to (such as taking advantage of the sales and buying extra). Do you have any tips for us? I do use coupons but would like to take better advantage of my buying power. I just don’t really know how.” I particularly liked this letter from a reader. It encompasses the way many people feel when they first start using coupons. It’s a common misconception I spend a lot to stock up on quantities of the items that I buy each week. My weekly grocery bill for our family of five averages between $40 and $60 post-coupons. But for that money, I’m typically buying around $100 worth of groceries. Supermarkets operate on a 12-week pricing cycle, so stocking up on the things we need when the prices of these items hit their low point during this period makes sense. When you know the items you buy are at their lowest prices just one time during that cycle, buying them only when the price hits that low saves us a lot of money, even without using coupons. Let’s take juice, for example. At my store, a bottle of grape juice can range in price from $1.99 to $3.99. Clearly, I want to buy the juice when it’s at its low price. If my family drinks one bottle of grape juice a week, I’ll need 12 bottles to get through the next 12-week cycle. While it’s true the initial expense of buying that juice all at once requires more than one might choose to budget just for juice in one week, consider the savings in buying it at that low. A typical juice price cycle over six weeks at my store may look like this: Week 1: $1.99; Week 2: $2.29; Week 3: $2.79; Week 4: $2.99; Week 5: $3.29; and Week 6: $3.79. If I purchased one bottle a week over this 6-week span, I’d spend $17.14. But, if I bought six bottles the week it was at its lowest point, on sale for $1.99, I’d spend a total of just $11.94. That’s more than $5 saved in just six weeks’ time, without even considering coupons. Of course, I want to use my coupons at that low point, thus lowering my out-of-pocket cost even more. If you shop cycle lows for everything you buy, you’re definitely buying multiples of items when the prices are low. Remember, though, you will not buy that item again until it goes on sale weeks from now. So, while I might spend a large percentage of my budget on juice in a particular week, I

won’t buy juice again at all until it’s on sale at a low price some time down the road. If you followed me around the grocery store, you’d see I fill my shopping cart with an eclectic mix of items. It rarely contains all of the staples you might notice in other people’s carts, because aside from fresh produce and dairy By Jill Cataldo I shop strictly for items that are at their cycle lows that particular week. I usually have what looks like an unusual quantity of the same item in my cart, because I’m stocking up! I will of course use all the coupons I have for those items as I purchase them at the low price. But even if I don’t have coupons for all of them, as with our juice example above, I know I won’t be able to purchase these items at this low price again for almost three months, so I buy what I anticipate needing. This is a different way of shopping, it’s true, but the strategy balances out budget-wise when you consider what you’re NOT buying each week. Typically, when you’re starting out, it takes you 12 weeks to go through your first cycle, where you start to notice and learn the price highs and lows for the items you commonly buy. Those first 12 weeks are going to be a little more expensive, because you’re also going to have to buy the things your household needs as you build your stockpile. If you’re out of laundry detergent, you’ll buy it because you need it, regardless of the price. But a few weeks later, the price may hit a cycle low, and it will be time to stock up for the next time you need it. Then, the next time you need laundry detergent you’ll “shop at home,” because you have extra on-hand you purchased when the price was at its low. And after that first 12 weeks, your home stockpile will include all of the basics you use frequently ... and that you will no longer be paying high prices for!

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The United Way serving Clinton, Essex & Franklin Counties would like to THANK everyone that made it possible for us to exceed our goal of $700,000.

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InBrief Run for Hope raises funds for Cystic Fibrosis KEENE — The 30th annual Run for Hope will take place Saturday, March 20. This year ’s race, named in honor of veterinarian Doc Lopez, is a benefit for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The half-marathon course begins at the Elm Tree Inn in Keene and finishes at the Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and the race starts at 9 a.m. The 5K race course is an out-and-back course beginning and ending at ELCS. Registration is at 9 a.m. and the race starts at 9:30 a.m. Participants may register at the race or beforehand. Showers and a post-race buffet are available at ELCS. There are 10 different age categories and prizes in each. T-shirts are included in the registration fee. For all races, the fee is $20 for adults and $10 for students K-12. For more information or to obtain a registration form, please contact Mark Hummel at 873-9939 between 7 and 9 p.m.

ELCS announces kindergarten registration ELIZABETHTOWN — Registration for the fall kindergarten class at Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School will be held on Wednesday, March 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Thursday, March 25 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Main Office of the school. Any child who will be five years old on or before Dec. 1 is eligible for registration. Registration forms are required. District residents may pick up registration forms at the ELCS Main Office. Please call 873-6371 (ext. 500). If you are unable to make the March registration days please call the Main Office as soon as possible. Parents are required to bring their child’s Birth Certificate or Baptismal Certificate, Social Security number and record of immunizations when registering. Under Public Health Law, to be optimally immunized, the following immunizations are required: polio (3) measles, mumps, and rubella (2), D.P.T. (3) varicella (1) and hepatitis B (3). Immunizations must be completed and a copy of your child’s birth or baptismal certificate must be on file before school starts in September. In addition, as of September 2008, parents must request a dental health certificate from their dentist for all students entering kindergarten. A completed physical form will also be needed upon entering to school. A kindergarten screening day is being planned to give the children an opportunity to visit at a later date. Therefore, do not bring your child with you on registration day. More information regarding the kindergarten screening will be available at a later time. Call 873-6371 ext. 500 with any questions.

Bus routes expanding, connecting By Matt Bosley

St. James’ Church Traditional & Angilician Worship. Father David Ousley, Rector and Rev. Patti Johnson, Decon. Services: Wed. 6 p.m. Health & Prayer Holy Eucharist. Sunday 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist. United Methodist Church Main Street. 647-8147. Sunday 11 a.m. Worship Service. Email: Holy Name Catholic Church Rt. 9N, Main Street, AuSable Forks, 6478225, Administrator: Rev. Kris Lauzon, Daily Masses Monday @ 5:15 p.m., Tues. Fri. @ 8 a.m., Sat. 4 p.m., Sun. 9:15 a.m. Confessions (reconciliation) one half hour before weekend masses.


St. Matthew’s Catholic Church Black Brook, Silver Lake Rd., 647-8225, Administrator: Rev. Kris Lauzon, Masses Sun. 11 a.m. Confessions (reconciliation) one half hour before each mass.


United Methodist Rt. 9N. 834-5083. Sunday, 11 a.m. Worship Service. Pastor Rev. Joyce Bruce.


St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church Court Street. 873-6760. Father Peter Riani., Mass Schedule: Saturday 4:30 p.m., Sunday 10:30 a.m., Weekdays: Consult Bulletin. Thursday 10:15 a.m. Horace Nye Home. Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturday 3:30 p.m. - 4:10 p.m. Website: Church of the Good Shepherd (Episcopal) 10 Williams Street. 873-2509. Sunday, Holy Communion 8 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. Healing Prayer Service: Every Wed. 6:30 p.m. Men’s Group: Every Fri. 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Rev. David Sullivan. All are welcome. Email: Web: United Church of Christ (Congregational) Court Street. 873-6822. Rev. Frederick C. Shaw. Worship Service: Sun. 11 a.m.; Sunday School ages 4 - grade 6. Nursery service Email:


St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Rt. 22. 963-4524. Father Joe Elliott, Pastor. Closed Until Memorial Day in May Essex Community Church (Methodist) Corner of Rt. 22 and Main St. 963-7766. Rev. John E. Hunn. Sunday Worship Services: 10:15 a.m.; Sunday School; Methodist Women’s Org. - 3rd Wednesday. Pre-School Playgroup - Thursdays 10 a.m. 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:

stops at the Lake Placid Olympic Center in between stops in Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake. Dougal said ridership on Essex County’s bus system contiues to grow steadily, just as it has since its establishment three years ago. All three of the routes combined are averaging nearly 50 riders per day. “The hardest part is getting people on the bus,” said Dougal. “Once their first trip is completed, 90 percent continue to ride.” Offering the new routes will help many people in previously unserved communities get to doctor ’s appointments, said Dougal. Issues with Keeseville residents getting to the Smith House Health Center in Willsboro were a major motivator for extending service further north, she said. “Franklin County is a lot like us,” Dougal added. “They have a lot of low income people and have to move them around to doctor ’s appointments.” Now, Essex County residents along the Mountain Valley Shuttle route will find it easier to get to appointments at Adirondack Medical Center. For up-to-date schedules for Essex County Public Transportation, contact their one-call center at 1-800-914-9266 or visit Franklin County Public Transportation can be reached at 481-1598 or 1-800-397-8686, and Clinton County Public Transportation information is available by calling 561-1452 or visiting ELIZABETHTOWN — “Crossing Communities” is the nickname given to Essex County Transportation’s public bus routes, but they will soon be crossing county lines as well. Starting in March, bus routes operated by Essex County will link with buses in both Clinton and Franklin counties at locations in Keeseville and Ray Brook. The Champlain North Route, which currently makes stops between Elizabethtown, Willsboro and Wadhams, will soon be extended to Keeseville. “I’m hoping to have that up and running by [March] 15,” said Essex County Transportation Coordinator Nancy Dougal. The twice daily stops in Keeseville will link with buses operated by Clinton County Public Transportation, effectively extending the route between Elizabethtown and Plattsburgh. Also by March 15, the Mountain Valley Shuttle, a free Essex County bus that runs between AuSable Forks and Lake Placid, will make stops at the Federal Correctional facility in Ray Brook twice daily, roughly at the same time Franklin County busses arrive there. Riders can take the Franklin County Adirondack Route bus from Ray Brook north to Malone and points in between. Another Franklin County bus, the southern route, makes

Meadowmount names new director By Matt Bosley LEWIS — One of the area’s artistic and cultural treasures will be under new leadership this summer. Meadowmount School of Music has named Eric Larsen as its interim director for its 2010 season. Larsen has been director of the Piano program at Meadowmount since 1991. As head of the school, he will fill the role of former di-


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Foothills Baptist Church at Boquet 2172, NY Rt. 22 in Essex. Formerly Church of the Nazarene. Wednesday Night Service at 6 p.m. Worship services are Sunday 11 a.m. & 6 p.m. Sunday school 9:45 a.m. Family Christian movies on the second Sunday of each month at 6:30 p.m., and Hymn sing on the 4th Sunday of each month at 6 p.m. Email:

HARKNESS Harkness United Methodist Church Corner Harkness & Hollock Hill Rds., Harkness, NY. 834-7577. Rev. Edith Poland. Sun. School 8:30 a.m.; Worship 9:30 a.m.

JAY First Baptist Church of Jay Rev. Joyce Bruce, Pastor. Sunday Worship 9:30 a.m.

KEENE St. Brendan’s Catholic Church Saturday Mass at 4 p.m., Sunday Mass at 11:15 a.m.; Pastor: Rev. Joseph Morgan; Pastor. Rectory Phone 523-2200. Email: St. Hubert’s All Souls Episcopal Church Sunday Communion Service 10 a.m., June 29 through September 14 Keene Valley Congregational Church Main Street. 576-4711. 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. &

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rector Owen Carman, whose nearly-30-year tenure at Meadowmount ended recently when he retired amid a scandalous lawsuit from a former student. Having performed in major concert halls in Europe, Asia, North America and South America, Larsen is both an accomplished musician and teacher. He is currently among the artist faculty at University of North Carolina’s School of the Arts and his students have won

10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception during the winter months. Email: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Clinton Street, Keeseville. 834-5432. Sunday Service 9 a.m. Rev. Blair Biddle. Keeseville United Methodist Church Front Street, Keeseville. 834-7577. Rev. Edith Poland. Sunday School 9:45 p.m.; Worship 11 a.m. 834-7577. Email: The Good Shepherd Church of the Nazarene 124 Hill Street, Keeseville, NY. 834-9408. Pastor Richard Reese. Sunday Service 10:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m.; Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Tuesday Prayer Service 7 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Study 7 p.m. Independent Baptist Church Rte. 22 & Interstate 87, P.O. Box 506, Keeseville, NY. 834-9620. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Sunday Morning Worship 11 a.m., Sunday Evening Worship 6 p.m., Bible Study - Wednesday Evening 6 p.m. Website: Front Street Fellowship 1724 Front Street, Keeseville, 834-7373. Pastor Warren Biggar. Sunday: Sunday School 9:30 a.m.-10:15 a.m., Worship Service 10:30 a.m., Tuesday: Home Prayer Groups 7 p.m. (Call for locations). Thursday: Ladies Bible Study 2:30 p.m. in Keeseville, 7 p.m. in Plattsburgh (Call for locations). Friday: Celebrate Recovery 6 p.m.; Kingdom Kids 6:30 p.m.; Youth Group 6:30 p.m. Website: Email:


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 Bill Frawley 873-6563. Email: First Congregational Church Lewis, 873-6822. Rev. Frederick C. Shaw. Sunday Services 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Email:


United Methodist Church Valley Road. 963-7924.




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Calvary Baptist Church Rt. 86. 946-2482. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. (classes for all ages); Morning Worship 11 a.m. & Evening Service 7 p.m.; Bible Study & Prayer meeting Wednesday 7 p.m. St. Margaret’s Roman Catholic Church Mass Sat. 6 p.m., Sun. 7:30 a.m. Administrator: Rev. Kris Lauzon Confessions 5:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Whiteface Community United Methodist Church Rt. 86 and Haselton Rd. The whiteface Community UMC & Pastor Joyce Bryson invite you to join us for worship at 10:30 a.m. followed by a time for coffee & fellowship. Visitors welcome. Sunday School begins at 9:15 a.m. and child care for children up to age 7 is provided during worship. Church Office open 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Tues. - Fri. Office telephone 9467757. Riverside Thrift Shop located in the Methodist Barn open 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Wed. & Sat. Call 946-2922 for questions concerning Thrift Shop. The Ecumenical Emergency Food Shelf and Outreach Program is located in the Rubin Sanford Building next to the church and is open Thurs. 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Call 946-7757 with questions concerning our fuel assistance program. Senior Lunch Program Tues. & Thurs. 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Call 946-2922 during that time only for assistance.

Congregational United Church of Christ 3799 Main Street, P.O. Box 714. Worship and Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. Pastor Jan Jorgensen, church: 518-963-4048, home: (514) 721-8420. United Methodist Church Rt. 22. 963-7931. Sunday Worship Services 9 a.m.; Sunday School 9:30 a.m. After school religous education program 2:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. on Thursdays (Only when school is in session)

Wilmington Church of the Nazarene Wilmington, NY. 946-7708 or 946-2434. Marty J. Bausman, Pastor. Sunday School and Adult Bible Study 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship and Praise 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday - Family Night at Church 7 p.m. (Adult Bible Study, King’s Kids - ages 3-12, Teen Group - ages 13-17). Email: 3-13-10 • 56641

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Obituaries Poynton Kenneth Bishop Dec. 2, 1919 - Feb. 27, 2010 ELIZABETHTOWN — His name was as unique as his life, Poynton Kenneth Bishop, but his many friends knew him as “P.K.” He traveled to every continent, but his favorite place on earth remained Elizabethtown, N.Y. He died there this past Saturday, at the age of 90. P.K. was born on December 2, 1919, the son of Oakes E. Bishop and Edna Smith Bishop. His parents named him after John Poynton, a family friend and personal secretary to Andrew Carnegie. P.K. was raised in Chappaqua, New York, and he would spend

summers in New Russia where he developed his love of the North Country. He graduated from Wesleyan University and served with distinction as a Lieutenant (JG) in the United States Navy during World War II. Following the war, P.K. decided to work as a stock broker on Wall Street with his father and brother, Doug. For decades, P.K. commuted from the suburbs to Manhatten each day. He hated it, and would often talk with his brother Doug about their mutual dream of moving to the Adirondacks. When Doug passed away suddenly of a heart attack in 1972, P.K. took that as a “wake up call” and decided that the time to move had come. He renovated his summer camp in New Russia into a year-round home and moved there for good in 1974. There, by the Beavermeadow Brook, he and his wife Lois – along with their beloved poodles – would host a seemingly endless parade of local and global friends they had met on cruises and vacations around the world. On any given weekend, chances are that you could find P.K., vodka martini and steak sandwich in hand, performing magic tricks, playing ping pong, and otherwise enjoying life with his family and friends. If P.K. excelled at one thing in particular, however, it was the game of contract bridge. A Gold Life Master and published author of the game, P.K. won numerous regional ti-

VALLEY NEWS - 9 tles and once reached the semi-finals of the prestigious national Vanderbilt championship before finally succumbing in the last segment to a team led by the legendary bridge player Charles Goren. When Lois passed away in 2001, P.K.’s three sons around the country invited him to move closer to them. P.K. would have none of it. It had taken him long enough to reach the Adirondacks, and he had no intention of leaving those mountains now. For the next several years, P.K. remained a beloved member of the Elizabethtown community. P.K. spent his last few years at the Horace Nye Home where he passed quietly in his sleep early Saturday morning, Feb. 27. P.K. is survived by his three sons, one daughter, six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. A funeral service to celebrate the life of a true North Country character will be held 3 p.m. on Friday, March 5, at The United Church of Christ in Elizabethtown. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that a charitable contribution in P.K.'s name be made to the North Country Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NCSPCA), 23 Lake Shore Road, Westport, New York 12993-3500, 9628604. For online condolences friends and family may visit

On Campus McGannon named to St. Joseph’s Dean’s List PHILADELPHIA — Margaret McGannon of Au Sable Forks earned Dean's List honors at Saint Joseph's University for the Fall 2009 semester. Students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or above, a B or greater in all their classes, and complete at least 15 credits to earn Dean's List status for a semester.

Ratliff named to Dean’s List at Daemen AMHERST, N.Y. — Daemen College Dean Dr. Edwin Clausen has announced that Kaleigh H. Ratliff of Elizabethtown has achieved Dean’s List status at Daemen College for the fall 2009 semester. A matriculated undergraduate student who attains a grade point average of 3.30 or better in any one semester is eligible for Dean’s List status. Ratliff is a History & Government major in the Class of 2013.

Lawrence earns education degree online SALT LAKE CITY — Richard Lawrence of Jay has received a Post Baccalaureate Teacher Preparation Program in Science Education degree from Western Governors University. The online, nonprofit university awarded over 120 graduates degrees at its semi-annual commencement ceremony held Feb. 20.

Correction The photo caption accompanying an article in the March 6 issue of Valley News entitled “Quiz bowl team headed for Big Easy” incorrectly misspelled the name of one of the team members. The correct spelling is Emile Goss.

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Deer take way down in the northern zone T

he poor deer take in the northern zone last season is no longer a rumor.

While hunters harvested 222,800 deer statewide during the 2009 season — nearly the same as 2008 — the deer take in the northern zone was down nearly 20 percent, state officials said last week. Even more telling was the buck take, which dropped from 20,726 in 2008 to 16,279 in 2009 — a drastic 27 percent reduction. The total deer take in the northern zone was 28,464 in 2009 compared to 33,938 in 2008. Some local hunting clubs estimate the take was down by 40 percent or more, the worst season they’ve seen in decades, and the numbers seem to follow my prediction of the deer take being lower in region’s hardest hit by the winters of 2007 and 2008. Take, for example, Warren, Essex and Hamilton counties. In 2007, hunters killed 1,192 bucks in Essex County, 964 in Hamilton County and 637 in Warren County. In 2008, that number rose to 1,244 bucks in Essex; 1,298 in Hamilton and 722 in Warren. But, in 2009, the take dropped drastically to 873 in Essex, 430 in Warren and just 510 in Hamilton — more than a 50 percent decline. All this means that if you tagged a buck last year, consider yourself in fortunate company. Some hunters have criticized the state’s policy against feeding deer saying it contributes to the mortality rate — especially during severe winters. But, wildlife officials say deer populations tend to be cyclical, and the herd is sure to rebound, especially after the mild conditions experienced this winter. The DEC also noted a motivating factor behind the feeding ban was to stop the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease, which was first detected in New York in 2005. The spread of CWD has, at least for now, been held in check. More than 30,000 deer have been tested since 2005, without one positive case of CWD found. State officials generally refute the argument there were less deer last year and instead blame the unusually warm November experienced by northern zone hunters for the poor take here. But, senior wildlife biologist Ed Reed said in some of Region 5, especially southern parts of the region, other factors contributed to the low deer take. “The past two winters in southern Hamilton County, Warren County, and northern Washington, Saratoga, and Fulton counties were harsher than average and we did experience some winter kill,” Reed said. “Also, in both of those winters, the deep snow

came very early, well before the end of the regular season, causing some deer to begin moving toward wintering areas while hunting season was still open, making them more vulnerable to hunters.” Some hunters are aware of deer migration routes and concentrate their efforts on those routes when the snow comes early, Reed said. “The increased buck harvest, as a result, will reduce the buck harvest the next year or two. For example, the 2008 buck harvest in Hamilton County was the highest since 1969, but, in 2009, it dropped off significantly.” The silver lining, Reed said, is the low harvest in 2009 coupled with this winter’s mild weather should mean better deer numbers this fall. For a complete breakdown of the statewide deer take, including calculations by county and town, go to


Program aimed at improving balance In the interest of getting older folks up and enjoying outdoor activities, Adirondack guide Elizabeth Lee of Westport and Willsboro-based physical therapist and personal trainer Brian Trzaskos will team up to present a unique program to the public on balance, aging and outdoor living. The free event will be held this Tuesday, March 16, from 10:30 11:30 a.m. at the Wallonsburgh Grange. People of all ages are encouraged to attend. Lee said the program will offer specific ideas and incentives for adults to resume outdoor activities they enjoy. Paramount to that, however, is a sense of security, she said. “I think a lot of older people have a real fear of falling and an uncertainty about safe terrain which keeps them from enjoying outdoor activities — especially during the winter months,” Lee said. At the March 16 program, Trzaskos will share in-depth knowledge of lifestyle patterns and physical dynamics which can improve balance and flexibility at all ages. Lee said she hopes many residents will attend and, in turn, feel more comfortable with pursuing an active lifestyle at any age. For more information, contact Lee at 962-4756 or John Gereau is managing editor of Denton Publications and an avid outdoorsman. He can be reached at

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Westport repels Bombers in Class D final By Matt Bosley PLATTSBURGH — Despite some late offensive miscues, Westport’s defense held off the Blue Bombers and the Eagles defended their Section VII Class D girls basketball championship, beating Lake Placid 35-28 March 5 at the SUNY Plattsburgh Fieldhouse. Westport suffered their lowest-scoring half of the season, managing just 10 points after halftime, but refused to give up the lead to the Blue Bombers after gaining a 25-12 edge in the first half. Willa McKinley put the top-seeded Eagles in good position early, scoring six of her 11 points in the first quarter as several steals led to points in transition for Westport. But the tables turned in the second half as Westport suddenly found themselves giving up a string of turnovers. The Blue Bombers took advantage, especially guard Molly Ploof, who scored seven of her 11 points in the third. “We just lost our composure on the offensive end,” said Westport head coach Hokey McKinley. “That allowed them to get back into it.” While the Blue Bombers came out with more intensity in the second half, Westport held fast on defense, limiting Lake Placid to just three fourth-quarter points. “If we can’t score, then we’re going to make it hard for the other team,” McKinley said.

Willa McKinley retains control of the ball against Lake Placid's Megan Riley during the Section VII Class D girls basketball championship March 5. Westport went on to win, 35-28, behind McKinley’s game-high 11 points. Photo by Jim Carroll/Overtime Photography

And they did just that. Lake Placid’s Megan Riley, who has led her team with an average of about 13 points per game this season, was held to just four in the title game, though she still managed to collect nine rebounds. “We were hoping we could get her to post up more instead of being out in the perimeter,” said Lake Placid head coach Frank Johns, “but they adjusted.” Cierra Stephenson added seven points and nine rebounds for Lake Placid, which finished with a record of 16-5 for the season. “Their defense was what really won the game for them,” said Johns. “That’s probably the toughest defense we’ve seen all year, and that’s including the [Class] B schools”

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Lake Placid (28) Ploof 4-2-11, Riley 1-2-4, Caudill 0-0-0, Murphy 0-0-0, Stephenson 3-1-7, Balestrini 2-0-4, Thompson 1-0-2, Kemmerer 0-0-0, Temien 0-0-0, Daby 0-0-0, Nichols 0-00 Westport (35) Hopkins 2-3-7, Frum 0-0-0, A. Sherman 0-0-0, Robare 0-0-0, Rodriguez 2-0-4, M. McKinley 2-0-4, C. Sherman 2-2-6, McGee 0-0-0, W. McKinley 4-1-11, Sudduth 0-0-0, Rascoe 0-0-0, Markwica 0-0-0, Armitage 1-1-3, French 0-0-0 3-pointers: Lake Placid (1) Ploof. Westport (2) W. McKinley 2.

Westport’s Alison Sherman breaks through the defense of Blue Bombers’ Stephanie Murphy (13) on her way to the hoop in the first quarter of the Section VII Class D girls basketball final March 5 at SUNY Plattsburgh Fieldhouse. The Eagles held off a secondhalf rally by Lake Placid to win 35-28 and claim their second Class D title in two years. Photo by Matt Bosley

Hornets swarm Patriots in Class B final By Matt Bosley PLATTSBURGH — The Patriots stunned many with a 54-53 win against Peru last week to advance to the Section VII Class B boys basketball finals against Plattsburgh High, but another AuSable Valley upset was not to be. Plattsburgh’s big second quarter dashed the Patriots’ bid for their first title since moving up to Class B as the Hornets went on to win 6554 at the SUNY Plattsburgh Fieldhouse March 6. “Nobody expected us to be here,” said AuSable Valley head coach Jamie Douglass, noting a good matchup between two teams known for speed and athleticism. Despite falling to the Hornets 67-52 in their only regular season meeting, AuSable Valley showed early in the game that they were not to be taken lightly, erasing what had been a six-point Plattsburgh lead in the first quarter and building a 20-15 lead of their own early in the second. TJ Burl scored 11 of his 13 points in the first half, adding 11 rebounds. But the tables soon turned as Plattsburgh opened up a 15-0 run, taking advantage of fastbreaks against a Patriot backcourt suddenly missing a foul-plagued Jordan Coolidge.

“We had some spots where there were some mismatches created with their speed,” explained Douglass. “I couldn’t stop the bleeding.” Tre Bucci and Kyle LaPoint combined for 13 points in the second as the Hornets built a 10-point lead that would grow to 16 by the end of the third. They would finish with 17 and 16 points, respectively, for Plattsburgh. The Hornets would continue to hamper AuSable Valley on the offensive end. Despite several layup and free throw attempts, the Patriots struggled to put the ball in the hoop. They finished 9-of-20 from the line as a team. “It just came down to foul shots and converting those layups,” said Douglass.

Brody Douglass led the charge for AuSable Valley with 16 of his team-high 20 points in the fourth quarter, and would also finish with 11 rebounds. His 3-pointer with just over a minute left cut the Hornets’ lead to six, but it would be as close as the Patriots would get. Plattsburgh would continue to hit their free throws down the stretch, including Kyle Knight, who hit 7-of-8 in the fourth to finish 9-of-10 from the line for a team-high 19 points. Despite the loss, the Patriots have high hopes for next year as they lose only two seniors to graduation. All five of their starters, Burl, Douglass, Coolidge, Austin Case and Connor Manning, are among those available to return next season.

Plattsburgh 65, AuSable Valley 54 1 2 3 4 — F AuSable Valley 15 7 8 24 — 54 Plattsburgh 15 17 14 20 — 66 AuSable Valley (54) Coolidge 2-3-7, Case 1-0-3, Manning 2-3-5, Burl 6-013, Douglass 9-1-20, Pulsifer 0-0-0, Lee 0-0-0, J. Hart 00-0, M. Hart 0-0-0, Rhino 0-0-0, Nolan 0-0-0, Lincoln 12-4, LaFountain 1-0-2. Totals: 22-9-54 Plattsburgh (65) J. Knight 3-0-7, K. Knight 4-9-19, Bucci 6-4-17, LaPoint, 5-6-16, Favro 1-0-2, Fout 0-0-0, Porcelli 0-0-0, Kirkpatrick 0-0-0, Curtis 2-0-4. Totals: 21-19-65. 3-pointers: AuSable Valley (3) Case, Burl, Douglass. Plattsburgh High (4) K. Knight 2, J. Knight, Bucci.

Patriot guard Brody Douglass shoots a bank shot over Plattsburgh defenders Kyle Knight (10) and Justin Curtis (15) in the fourth quarter of the Section VII Class B boys basketball championship March 6 at SUNY Plattsburgh Fieldhouse. Douglass scored 16 of his 20 points in the fourth to lead a late rally by AuSable Valley that ultimately fell short in their 65-54 loss to the Hornets. Photo by Matt Bosley


SATURDAY March 13, 2010

Congratulations to our Honor Students on a Job Well Done!

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High Honors: Taylor McCabe, Emma Nye, Megan Ostroski, Louisa Sardella, Tiger Smith Kevin StolzHonors: Elisabeth Cave, Nycole Gifford, Michelle Sardella

High Honors: Ryan Blaise, Shiloh Bourgeois, Joseph Boyce, Joshua Casler, Andrew Collins, Austin Davis, Daniel Dohman, Miranda Fitzgerald, Kariana Garrand, Christina Guennel, Ryan Hapeman, Alexandra Hoey, Kyla Kennedy, Rachel Lawrence, Boone Nolan, Heather Petersen, Rebecca Reynolds, William Rhino, Trever Sheehan, MaryJean Shuknecht, Stephanie Sweeney, Michelle Taylor, Chelsea Thwaits, Kurt Whitford Honors: Kayla Benway, Jordan Bezio, Krystle Booth, Heather Braid, Madeline Finnegan, James Ford, Brett Harris, Victoria Hogan, Zachary Leon, Karly Lincoln, Jessica Meredith, James Montefusco, II, Benjamin Prentiss, Kelsey Rhino, Makenzie Sears, Joli Straight, Kelly Thwaits, Persephone Turetsky, Bailey Voss, Victoria Whitney, Brandon Woodring, Alex Yeaney

High Honors: Bryce Allen, Marissa Bickford, Eli Blaise, Nathan Casey, Mark Chauvin, Alexander Connor, Michaela Courson, Deanna Dashnaw, Katie Desotelle, Elijah Fitzgerald, Paul Ford, Annie Helfgott, Cassidy Howard, Madeline Hutchins, Jonathan LaDieu, Noah Lawrence, Alexandra Leon, Emylee Lincoln, Jonathan Luxon, Evan Maicus, Nicklas Makowski, Shayne McCarty, Henry McCormick, Jacob Montefusco, Sidney Murphy, Beatrice O’Toole, Ridge Perkett, Elizabeth Rennie, Courtney Roy, Sierra Snow, Haley Taylor, Melanie Wood Honors: Garth Benway, William Duncan, Robert Gallagher, Rebecca Newell, Jeremy Owen, Marissa Prentiss, Sumra Sikandar, Samantha Vallieres

11th Grade High Honors: Kayla Hebert Honors: James Bell, Jessica Caner, Lucas Peduzzi, Maxwell VanWie

10th Grade High Honors: Brittany Guerin, Emma Gothner, Anna Kowanko Honors: Ryan Odell, Alexis Smith

9th Grade High Honors: Samuel Balzac, Jeffrey Bruha, Sadie Holbrook, Victoria Patenaude, Jackson Van Wie Honors: Alexandra Dumas, Christianna Fabiano, Megan Hall, Athena Pepe, Cassandra Smith

8th Grade High Honors: Peter Craig, Olivia Jaques Honors: Tucker Geiger, Kari LeClair, Gabe Warner, Katie Woltner

7th Grade High Honors: Frances Eisinger, Harrison Joannette, Maeve Peabody, Miranda Runyon, Jesse Summo Honors: Austin Brown, Haley Garno Potter, Michael Gates, Matthew Holmes, Evella Plumley, Mallorie Timon

11th Grade High Honors: Natasha Bartlemus, Jordan Bouyea, Alexandra Casey, Sean Connors, Alexis Coolidge, Mackenzie Courson, Beth Dolson, Savannah Douglas, Rachel Estes, Mallory Finnegan, Sidney Flint, Johnathan Freebern, Brittany Friedrich, Stephanie Gero, Carlee Hart, Katrina Holland, Kalene Johnston, Chelsea Lawrence, Jessica Manning, Kelly McBreairty, Mitchell Miller, Giovanna Nelkin, Katrina Newell, Sean Pulsifer, Johanna Recny, Nicholas Sitts, Jaylynn Tender, Thomas Therrien, Elizabeth Wallace Honors: Melanie Bennage, James Braid, David Busha, Julie Carter, Aaron Connor, Thomas Costin, Jr., Sadie Duncan, James Duprey, Francis Estes, Jena Finnegan, Karissa Fuller, Brian Good, Kara-lyn Guennel, Alexis Hamilton, Justin Hart, Sophia Kirsch, Kassie LeClair, Emily Miller, Brennan Parrish, Adam Payette, Amy Peck, Joseph Prentiss, John Sikandar, Shannon Vallieres, Hank Whisher, Jeremy Wood

10th Grade High Honors: Samkele Allie, Hannah Baer, Kalliah Baire, William Baughn, Teesha Coolidge, Sierra Cotrona, Christine Darrah, Broderick Douglass, Alexis Facteau, Carissa Hager, Amanda Hamilton, Emma Helfgott, Jacqueline Hoey, Haley Jones, Cammey Keyser, Keiran Kilburn, Connor Manning, Emily Plumadore, Sebastian Pray, Austin Smith, Alexander Storms, Ashley Taylor, Stephen Wright Honors: Raychel Agoney, Sara Baughman, Caitlin Blaise, Tonya Bombard, Taylore Bourdeau, Caleb Cauthorn, Megan Colby, Meghan Dillon, Benjamin Ford, Michael Jacques, Matthew Kelly, Kathryn LaHart, Marcee Pray, Kyle Prinsen, Adam Stiffler

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7th Grade High Honors: Chelsea Bombard, Shelby Bourgeois, Zachary Calkins, Jessica Casler, Naomi Cave, Katrina Charette, Priscilla Coats, Julie Crowningshield, W. Prescott Doyle, Hillary Drake, Rachel Ford, Hunter Guennel, Jasmaine Hall, Kali Johnston, Alexis Joy, Zachary Kelley, Emilie Kilburn, Emily Maicus, Elizabeth Maloney, Jessica Malskis, Noura Moussa, Emily Patenaude, John Pulsifer, Jocelyn Racette, Mariah Rankin, Ian Rennie, Madison Rondeau, Connor Roy, Nicole Santamaria, Sultan Sikandar, John Sousis, Kevin Strack, Meghan Strong, Riley Taylor, Emily Wood, Megan Zmijewski Honors: Brittany Barber, Nicole Booth, Lindsay Brown, Michael Bussiere, Tyler Champine, Jamie Coolidge, Alexander Defayette, Michaella Gallo, Alexandra Lincoln, Craig Lozo, Jeanna Manning, Breanna Morgan, Kendra Niemann, Brandon Ruocco, Alexandra Thomas

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Your Community Is Proud Of Your Honor Roll Achievements Honor Roll - Westport Honor Roll - Willsboro Honor Roll Elizabethtown/Lewis 12th Grade Zachary Allott, Dylan Apthorp, Tanner Cassavaugh, Jacob Diehl, Evan Drew, Devin Drummond, Benjamin Goff, Michael Gowdy, Kristen Jacques, Cassandra Jones, Andrew Kerr, Lance Lee, Amber Mitchell, Joshua Pierce, Michelle Plante, Kendra Weeks

11th Grade Alex Andrade, Seth Beaton, Paul Burdo, Lisa Calkins, Matthew Collins, Zachary Denton, Samantha Graham, Jessyka McGinn, Cody Mitchell, Cortland Mowery, Emily Ouellette-Hargett, Tara Pratt, Dakota Rider, Alyssa Sullivan, Connor Wimett

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Michael Bodnar, Harley Estus, Anna Finucane, Nathan Gay, Kalika Hopkins, Kimberly Hughes, Devin Martin, Martha McKinley, Munkhtuya Narandalai, Morgan Robare, Valentina Rodriguez, Johnathan Stahl, Jesse Stevens, Taylor Trinceri, Emily Wing

High Honors: Joshua Bridge, Sierra Bruno, Marion James, Benjamin Jaquish, Krystal Porter, Tara Robare, Jade Sayward Honors: Justin Drinkwine, Alicia Mahoney, Briana Shepard

11th Grade William Adams, Nancy Armitage, Cassidy Carroll, Parker Crandall, Liam Davis, Chelsea DeGroff, Aisleigh Frum, Christopher Golembeck, Emile Goss, Ashley Magoon, Bolster McKinley, Alexa Melendez, Joel Mitchell, Elizabeth Peasley, Molly Rascoe, Kevin Russell, Christina Sherman, Brittney Spadafora

10th Grade Emily French, Jonathan Magoon, Willa McKinley, Alexa Mitchell, Delaney Sears, Allison Sherman, Dorie Souris, Alexander Steele, Mallory Sudduth, Ellexus Vaughn

9th Grade Rachel Abrahamsen, Abbey Cramer, Tiffany Hallman, Harry Hudson, Jack Newberry, Ashley Quaglietta, Garrett Reynolds, Gabriel Schrauf, Malibu Sprague, Charlotte Staats, Evan Viens, Isabel Villanueava

10th Grade Nathan Allott, Jargal Baasandorj, Kaitlin Coats, Ezekiel Diemand, Bradley Egglefield, Corey Feeley, Cole Fernandez, Erica Fields, Clare Harwood, Timothy LaRock, Andrea LeVien, Brock Marvin, Hunter Mowery, Kristy Napper, Patrick Phillips, Richard Pinter, Nathaniel Rock, Jeremy Rushby

9th Grade Timothy Clark, Kaylee Cross, Hunter Farrell, Crystal Grady, Brody Hooper, Charles Huttig, Jennifer McGinn, Emily Morris, Rebecca Pellerin, Kacie Rider, Louis Scaglione, Cheyenne Sousie, Jessica Spaulding, Brittany Tomkins, Sierra Wimett

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11th Grade Honors: Atlas Manning, John Pollock

10th Grade High Honors: Nicholas Ball, Jocelyn Belzile, Karin Buck, Clayton Cross, Anna Daly, Serene Holland, Edward Kelly, Kaitlin Kirkby, Deanna Mero, Adam Robare, Emily Sayward Honors: Luke Barns, Brandon Bertrand, Jeffrey Bigelow, Cody Sayward, Clay Sherman, Tayler Strong

9th Grade High Honors: Gabrielle Coonrod, Erik Manning, Renee Marcotte, Emily Mero, Morgan Murphy, Samuel Politi Honors: Alyson Arnold, Amanda Mahoney

8th Grade High Honors: Gabrielle Yeager, John Fine-Lease, Nicholas Arnold Honors: Austin Ferris, Lilly Kelly, Jarrid McVicker, Bridget Moran

Ryan Davis, John Doyle, Robert King, Felicia Kurth, Hannah Looby, Sarah Looby, Jesse Misarski, James Moricette, Emily Rascoe, Brendee Russell, Dustin Schoenfeld, Owen Schoenfeld, Macey Sprague, Francis Lloyd Staats, Moira Steele, Megan Sudduth, Tyrel Tryon, Cheyenne White

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Cheyenne Cramer, William Daha, Sabrina Hendry, Garrett Hinge, Jeremy Lacey, Talite Malafu, Syndey Mitchell, Hannah Place, Danielle Schwoebel, Brooke Stevens, Keragan Viens, Alejandra Villanueava

High Honors: William Heintz, III, Kelsey Sloper, Sherika Pulsifer Honors: Kaitlyn Arthur, Rachael Burt, Amanda Henrichs, Jack Oliver, Miranda Pierre, Tory Wade

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8th Grade Glendon Apthorp, Angel Barnes, Robert Beaton, Bridgett Blood, Shonna Brooks, Alexis Brown, Abigail Burdo, Julia Cox, Catherine Decker, Jacob Egglefield, Ashley Grady, Hugh Harwood, Justen Heald, William LeVien, Rheanon Martin, Connor Marvin, Austin Morris, Elysha Mosley, Zoe Reusser, Megan Rushby, Taylor Swan, Terrance Thomas III, Lily Whalen, Corrine White, Katie Whittemore

7th Grade Sage Allott, Jasmin Barnes, Keturah Colburn-Burdo, Sebatian Davey, Dominic DeMuro, Caleb Denton, Alyssa Fields, Parker LeClair, Robert Plante, Kyra Schaefer, William Tomkins, Isaiah Turner, Tiffany Welch, Tamara Wescott, Thea Wescott, Wesley Whalen

6th Grade Cora Adams, Montana Baker, Colden Blades, Trevor Brooks, Emma Disogra, Damien Gay, Nicole Green, Sarah Howard, Elsa Koop-Angelicola, Natalie Martin, Logan Phinney, Wesley Putnam, Koby Rider, Lenore Sicola, Jazmin Wright.

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Send events at least two weeks in advance by: • e-mail to • fax to 1-518-561-1198 • snail-mail in care of “Regional Calendar” to 24 Margaret St., Suite 1, Plattsburgh N.Y. 12901 ...or submit them on-line at! Thursday, March 11-Saturday, March 13 CLINTONVILLE — AuSable Valley Players production of “Anything Goes,” AuSable Valley Central School, 1490 State Route 9N, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $10. 834-2800, ext. 500.

Friday, March 12 Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library Bookmobile stops: Bright Beginnings, 62 Northern Ave., Plattsburgh, 1-1:30 p.m.; Pine Harbour, 15 New Hampshire Road, 1:35-2 p.m.; Lake Forest, Plattsburgh, 2:05-3 p.m.; South Acres Mobile Home Park, 16 Sonya Way, Plattsburgh, 3:30-4 p.m. MOOERS FORKS — Clothing rummage sale, St. Ann’s Center, 24 Town Hall Road, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sponsored by Mooers K of C Auxiliary to benefit Mooers Food Pantry. ROUSES POINT — Fish fry, American Legion Post 912, 29 Pratt St., 5 p.m. $8. PLATTSBURGH — Open Family Swim, Wellness Center at PARC, 295 New York Road, 7-9 p.m. $2. 562-6860. JAY — Redhaired Strangers performs, Amos and Julia Ward Theatre, corner of routes 9N and 86, 7 p.m. CHAZY — Half & Half Lecture Series with Elaine Ostry and Charles Simpson, Alice T. Miner Museum, 9618 Route 9, 7 p.m. 8467336 for reservations. WILLSBORO — Champlain Valley Film Society showing of “The Cove,” Willsboro Central School, Farrell Lane, 7:30 p.m. Adults $5, children younger than 18 $2. PERU — Peru High School Jazz Band performance, Peru Community Church Fellowship Center, 13 Elm St., 7:30 p.m. $8 adults, $5 seniors and students, $20 family. LAKE PLACID — Winter Film Series: The Cove, Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, 7:30 p.m. Admission $6. 523-2512 or PLATTSBURGH — Commander Cody Band performs, Gilligan’s Getaway, 7160 State Route 9, 8 p.m. 566-8050.

Saturday, March 13-Sunday, March 14 ALTONA — Altona Sportsman’s Show, Rainbow Wedding and Banquet Hall, Gold Room, 47 Devils Den Road, 9 a.m.5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.

Saturday, March 13 MOOERS FORKS — Clothing rummage sale, St. Ann’s Center, 24 Town Hall Road,

9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sponsored by Mooers K of C Auxiliary to benefit Mooers Food Pantry. WESTPORT — Car wash, Westport Fire Department, 38 Champlain Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Weather permitting. CHAZY — Story hour featuring Ken Burger, Chazy Public Library, 9633 State Route 9, 10 a.m. LAKE PLACID — Jan Brett Easter Egg Party, The Bookstore Plus, 2491 Main St., 10 a.m. 523-2950. PAUL SMITHS — Adirondack Park Institute Friends Walk, Paul Smiths Visitor Interpretive Center, 8023 State Route 30, 10 a.m. Informal walk, ski or snowshoe on the Paul Smiths VIC trail system. 327-3000. AUSABLE FORKS — Story time for children ages 3-7, Au Sable Forks Free Library, 9 Church Lane, 10:30 a.m. 647-5596. SARANAC LAKE — Tween/teen poetry writing workshops, Saranac Lake Free Library, 109 Main St., 10:30-11:30 a.m. For grades 5-7. 891-4190. PLATTSBURGH — Middle School/High School Juried Art Exhibition opening reception, North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff St., 5-7 p.m. PLATTSBURGH — Second Saturday Cinema, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Center, 4 Palmer St., 6 p.m. Children’s film. LAKE PLACID — Tri Lakes Chapter of Trout Unlimited host The Fly Fishing Film Tour, Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, 6 p.m. Tickets $12 in advance, $15 at door. 523-3468. WILLSBORO — Willsboro Coffee House featuring Tom Akstens and Neil Rossi, Willsboro Congregational Church, State Route 22, 7 p.m. Cost $5 for adults, $2 for students. Refreshments available. 963-7772. CHAMPLAIN — Northern Lights Square and Round Dance Club St. Patrick’s Day Dance, Northeastern Clinton Central School, 103 State Route 276, 7:30-10 p.m. Caller Buckey and Joyce Tenney. 298-4599. SARANAC LAKE — RN fundraiser, Saranac Village at Will Rogers, 78 Will Rogers Dr. 7:30-10 p.m. Tickets $10, free for children under 10. WILLSBORO — Champlain Valley Film Society showing of “Up in the Air,” Willsboro Central School, 29 School Lane, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $5 for adults, $2 for younger than 18.

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This week’s theme: “Diner sandwiches” ACROSS 1CBer’s acknowledgment 5 Plus 9 Severe, as criticism 14 Tests not for srs. 19 Spread selection 20 Tug, say 21 Public commotion 22 “Peter and the Wolf” bird 23 *Site of illegal jobs? 25 *Hit the roof 27 Compact summary 28 Netflix delivery 29 Plate with five sides 30 Irish-themed Vegas casino 32 Board meeting VIP 33 Dived neatly (into) 35 Copyright pg. item 38 Stars of old Rome? 40 Oz creator 41 *Not sportsmanlike 46 Awful 50 Newsworthy ‘90s jurist 51 Alabama rival 52 Cruise stops 53 Murphy’s __ 54 Place to find loafers 56 __ Alps: Eiger locale 58 Arles article 59 Spreadsheet entry 60 Troubled 61 Osso buco meat 62 Holy, to René 64 *Unfamiliar subject 68 Exxon merger partner 69 Cyclo- ending

70 Where to see “The Sopranos” nowadays 71 Boxer Marciano’s birth name 73 Country on the Rio de la Plata: Abbr. 74 Castle with a stone 77 Wildly excited 81 “Gee!” 82 Spanish poet García __ 83 Arenas 84 Family tree word 85 Present 87 *Childbirth 90 500-mile race, briefly 91 Modesto winery name 92 Yours, in Ypres 93 Lunchroom staple, for short 96 Unbending 97 Bubbly brand that rhymes with an entrance chime 102 Rhein feeder 103 How the confident do crosswords 105 Ruffian 109 *Arena for illegal trading 112 *Easy way to win a game 113 Advantage 114 “Hollywood Nights” rocker Bob 115 Wanton look 116 Expos, since 2005 117 “Golden Boy” dramatist 118 Irony, e.g. 119 General __ chicken 120 Chicago daily, familiarly DOWN

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Sunday, March 14 MOOERS FORKS — Clothing rummage sale, St. Ann’s Center, 24 Town Hall Road, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sponsored by Mooers K of C Auxiliary to benefit Mooers Food Pantry. WILLSBORO — Turkey shoot, Willsboro Fish and Game Club, Fish and Game Road, 12-3 p.m. 873-2198. TUPPER LAKE — Family Art and Nature Day, The Wild Center, 45 Museum Drive, 1 p.m. Program discussing trout species found in the Adirondacks. 359-7800. CLINTONVILLE — AuSable Valley Players production of “Anything Goes,” AuSable Valley Central School, 1490 State Route 9N, 1 p.m. Tickets $10. 834-2800 ,ext. 500. ELIZABETHTOWN — Annual corned beef and ham dinner, St. Elizabeth’s Parish Hall, 8434 NYS State Route 9N, 2-6 p.m. Adults $8 and children 12 and younger $4. Take-outs available after 1:30 p.m. LAKE PLACID — Sunday Garden Series: “Yes You Can ... Garden in the North Country,” Heaven Hill Farm, 302 Bear Cub Lane, 3-4:30 p.m. Free. LAKE PLACID — Benefit dinner for family of Alex and Amanda Strack, Lake Placid Elementary School, 318 Old Military Road, 4-7 p.m. Cost $8 for adults, $5 for children 10 and younger. Take-outs and delivery will be available. 523-3640.

Monday, March 15 UPPER JAY — Quilters’ Gathering, Wells Memorial Library, 12230 State Route 9N, 4 p.m. PERU — Adult co-ed volleyball, Peru Primary School, 116 Pleasant St., 7-9 p.m. Fee $1. 561-7167.

Tuesday, March 16 Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library Bookmobile stops: Saranac Town Hall, 3662 Route 3, Saranac, 1-1:45 p.m.; Cadyville Fire House, 2122 Route 3, Cadyville, 2-2:30 p.m.; Roderick Rock Senior Housing, 2025 Route 22B, Morrisonville, 3-3:30 p.m.; Morrisonville Post Office, 1934 Route 22B, Morrisonville, 3:40-4:15 p.m. UPPER JAY — Story time, Wells Memorial Library, 12230 State Route 9N, 3:30-4 p.m. 946-2644. SARANAC LAKE — Evening story hour, Saranac Lake Free Library, 109 Main ST., 5:30-6:30 p.m. 891-4190.

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DANNEMORA — Open basketball for children ages 8-18, Dannemora Elementary School, 40 Emmons St., 6:30-8 p.m. 4922606. UPPER JAY — Writers Collective, Wells Memorial Library, 12230 State Route 9N, 78:30 p.m. 946-2644.

Wednesday, March 17 PLATTSBURGH — 52nd annual St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast hosted by the Plattsburgh-North Country Chamber of Commerce, SUNY Angell Center Ballroom, Rugar Street, 7:30 a.m. Reservations: 5631000. ROUSES POINT — Scrapbooking or cardmaking featuring Simply Beautiful Cardmaking Project, Gaines Marina, 141 Lake St., 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Register by calling 206-4078 or 297-7000. DANNEMORA — Story hour, Dannemora Free Library, 1168 Cook St., 11:30 a.m. All ages welcome. 492-7005. PLATTSBURGH — Soup kitchen, Trinity Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 18 Trinity Place, 5:30-6:15 p.m. Volunteers: 561-5771. MORRISONVILLE — St. Patrick’s Day Party, Cocktails, 42 River St., 7 p.m. Featuring karaoke with host DJ Watty. SARANAC LAKE — Cabin Fever Classic Film Festival presents “Shorts in March,” Trudeau Laboratory, 89 Church St., 7 p.m. Tickets $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and students. 891-1139.

Thursday, March 18 Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library Bookmobile stops: Port Kent Post Office, 31 First St., 1:30-2 p.m.; Keeseville Country Gardens, Hill Street, 2:15-2:45 p.m.; Curtains, Curtains, Curtains parking lot, 24 Rectory St., Clintonville, 3-3:30 p.m.; Ada Court, Cliff Haven, 4:15-4:45 p.m. DANNEMORA — Gym time for infants, parents and caregivers, Dannemora Elementary School, 40 Emmons St., 10 a.m.12 p.m. Hosted by Family Connections. Runs weekly through May 13. 561-4999. WESTPORT — Story hour, Westport Library, 6 Harris Lane, 10 a.m. 962-8219. LAKE PLACID — Story hour, Lake Placid Public Library, 2471 Main St., 10:15 a.m. 523-3200. SARANAC LAKE — Story hour, Saranac Lake Free Library, 109 Main St., 10:30 a.m.

88 Advanced legal deg. 89 Foster’s prince 91 __ biloba: claimed memory-enhancing extract 93 Artist Picasso 94 In bundles 95 Very angry, after “in” 96 One with an ax? 98 “For sure!” 99 Where the big bucks are? 100 Afrikaans speakers 101 One of Santa’s team 104 Tammany Hall caricaturist 106 Gum-producing plant 107 Height: Pref. 108 U.S. accident investigator 110 G.I. mess crews 111 Amount past due? 112 Diner order found “sandwiched” around the answers to starred clues

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Shock From page 1 Town of Moriah or the County of Essex, and that ultimately this will prove to have a negative impact on the state,” Palmer wrote in the report.

Hard Numbers The report cites, among other things, an analysis by SUNY Plattsburgh Economics professor Colin Read. The Essex County Board of Supervisors recently approved a contingency expenditure of $3,800 for Read to compile his study. Read, who holds a Ph.D. in Economics, used software called IMPLAN 3.0 to estimate how much the facility pumps into the local economy through purchases and labor income, as well as how much those suppliers and employees spend their money locally. Through his analysis, Read determined, in addition to the 102 non-education personnel employed within the facility, there are the equivalent of 41 full-time local jobs dependent on its operation. Those 143 jobs take in total earnings of nearly $8 million each year, explained Read; roughly 1.2 percent of the county’s total labor income. Losing those jobs would cause the unemployment rate to jump from 10.3 percent to 11.1 percent, said Read. In turn, he estimates home values to decrease by $23 million county-wide. The overall loss of jobs and property value would mean a $3.4 million loss of state and local tax revenue and $2.2 million loss of federal tax revenue. “These total tax revenue losses totaling $5,570,953 rivals the $6,910,698 budget for the Moriah Shock Treatment facility,” wrote Read. Read also calculated that Moriah Shock inmates provid-

community service in 2009. At the average salary received by groundskeepers in the North Country, that equates to $1.2 million worth of labor annually. More than one-third of those hours were spent doing work for the state Department of Environmental Conservation, the report states, and Moriah Shock crews are the “front line labor crews” for clean-up and recovery from many natural disasters in the region during the past 15 years. “The state will have to supplement the lost labor in some fashion within their departmental budgets,” Palmer argued.

Already Struggling “We believe we can support our contention that it is unreasonable for the State to expect we can absorb this in addition to our normal hardships associated with life in the Adirondacks,” wrote Palmer. Citing the 2009 Adirondack Park Regional Assessment Project, the report highlights the region’s dependency on correctional services. That study determined non-education government-sector jobs account for more than 30 percent of all employment in most of the Adirondacks and about 4 percent of the region’s population resides in a prison. The report also notes how Essex County’s median income is $43,132 per year; 23.91 percent below the statewide average of $53,448. Palmer pointed out how 30 percent of the county’s population are receiving some sort of assistance through Social Services. “All of us understand shared sacrifice,” Palmer stated, “but when 38,857 residents are asked to carry the load for the benefit of those within the state who live outside the park, then it is no longer shared sacrifice, but rather unreasonably assigned burden.”

River From page 1 Officials estimate the current regional economic impact of the fly fishing industry could be in excess of $5 million annually. Currently, five businesses that specialize in providing gear and guiding service

along the Au Sable employ as many as 51 area residents during the fly fishing season. Treadwell suggests that municipalities begin spring road cleaning earlier than usual at sites close to the river. She also said vegetative replanting along the river ’s banks could stem much of the erosion that is

VALLEY NEWS - 19 dumping tons of particulates into the Au Sable each year. Essex County Department of Soil and Water Director David Reckahn said each year the county and hundreds of residents plant between 5,000 and 10,000 trees, many of them along the banks of the Au Sable.

Treadwell and her research team will spend the 2010 summer season trying to pin down the exact sources of the contaminants.

Hornbeck From page 1 Little. “The committee conReaders Poll sists of 32 senators, so a vote would fall short of the Should local governments in the Adirondacks have more amount needed to advance say in who gets appointed to the APA board? it to the Senate floor for consideration by the full body.” Yes No Paterson had nominated Hornbeck, a canoe builder Cast your vote and comment online today at... and environmentalist from Olmstedville, for the seat held by Lake Placid businessman Arthur Lussi, who remains on the board even though his term expired June 30. In a March 4 press release, Little said many of her colleagues, both Republican and Democrat, have shared her concern over the ethical issues Hornbeck’s nomination posed. “This appointment raised a lot of concern locally and many North Country elected, political, business and civic leaders made that known to senators on both sides of the aisle,” said Little. Hornbeck is a member of Protect the Adirondacks!, an environmental organization that filed a lawsuit against the Adirondack Park Agency in January for its decision not to classify Lows Lake as Wilderness. The group has also opposed development projects in the park, namely the proposed resort at Big Tupper Ski Area. “A clear and compelling argument was made that Peter ’s affiliation as a member of the board of directors of an environmental group that had just sued the APA was not the right fit,” Little said. “It presented a conflict of interest.” Little led opposition to Hornbeck’s appointment in the Environmental Conservation Committee, which ultimately approved his nomination Feb. 22 despite concerns from many committee members. The committee’s chair, Antoine Thompson (D-Buffalo) said Paterson had called repeatedly in an attempt to expedite Hornbeck’s appointment. Jason Koppel, chief of staff to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Carl Kruger, said last week that Paterson’s choice of Hornbeck is undergoing an in-depth review following the conflict of interest claims. Koppel stressed the appointment is still under review and not officially defeated. He also noted that finance has hundreds of appointments on its docket and the approval process is backlogged several months. On Tuesday, finance approved 24 appointments, some dating back as far as April 2009. Hornbeck’s rejection would allow Lussi to remain in his seat until he or another nominee is approved. Little, together with many other local leaders, has been calling for his reappointment. “As I’ve said before, Art Lussi has done a good job in the one term he has served as an APA commissioner and a second term is something I’m confident many people would support,” Little said. WNBZ’s Jon Alexander contributed to this report

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MCKINLEY STREET, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 11/18/09. Office in Essex Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1992 Saranac Ave., Ste., 3 Lake Placid, NY 12946. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. VN-2/6-3/13/10-6TC34685 -------------------------------BOYER'S SEPTIC SERVICE, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 1/19/2010. Office in Essex Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 32 Summer St., Lake Placid, NY 12946. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Principal business location: 61 Summer St., Lake Placid, NY 12946. VN-2/6-3/13/10-6TC34684 -------------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION of OSGOOD CAMP, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 01/27/10. Office location: Essex County. Princ. office of LLC: 7 Corlear Bay Club Rd., Keeseville, NY 12944. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the addr. of its princ. office. Purpose: Any lawful activity. VN-2/6-3/13/10-6TC34690 --------------------------------

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: C/O Hub Fitness LLC, 89 Intervale Way, Lake Placid, New York 12946. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. VN-2/27-4/3/10-6TC63023 --------------------------------

NOTICE OF FORMATION of Clark’s Place, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/27/10. Office location: Essex Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, PO Box 670, Lake Placid, NY 12946. Purpose: any lawful activities. VN-2/6-3/13/10-6TC34695 --------------------------------

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: BRUCE TRUCKING, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 02/12/10. 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, 54 Station Street, Lake Placid, New York 12946. Purpose: For any

NOTICE OF FORMATION of Airlooms, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/27/10. Office location: Essex Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, PO Box 670, Lake Placid, NY 12946. Purpose: any lawful activities. VN-2/6-3/13/10-6TC34696 -------------------------------WEBER WILLIS, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 1/26/10. Office in Essex Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1149 NYS Rte. 86, Ray Brook, NY 12977, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. VN-2/13-3/20/10-6TC34697 --------------------------------


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457-3583 Suzanne Charles NYSDOT Office of Legal Affairs Email (518) 457-3583 BIDDERS SHOULD BE ADVISED THAT AWARD OF THESE CONTRACTS MAY BE CONTINGENT UPON THE PASSAGE OF A BUDGET APPROPRIATION BILL BY THE LEGISLATURE AND GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK Reg. 01, Mary Ivey, Regional Director, 328 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305 D261167, PIN 1807.81, F.A. Proj. L1C0-1807-813, Albany, Essex, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga & Schenectady Cos., Cleaning 263 bridges at various locations., Bid Deposit $250,000.00, NO PLANS, Proposals $25, plus $8 Postage. THIS CONTRACT REQUIRES NIGHT TIME WORK. Goals: DBE 0% D261460, PIN 1807.78, Albany, Essex, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren & Washington Cos., General and Emergency Bridge Repair Standby Contract., Bid Deposit $150,000.00, NO PLANS, Proposals $25, plus $8 Postage. Goals: MBE/WBE 0 - 0% D261428, PIN 1807.76, Albany, Essex, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren & Washington Cos., 2010 Durable Pavement Markings Contract, Bid Deposit $250,000.00, NO PLANS, Proposals $25, plus $8 Postage. Goals: MBE/WBE 0 - 0%

Federally Aided Contracts identify a DBE Goal, and 100% NY State Funded Contracts identify both MBE and WBE Goals. Contracts with 0% Goals are generally single operation contracts, where sub-contracting is not expected, and smaller size contracts -- both of which may present direct bidding opportunities for Small Business Firms, including, but not limited to, DBE or MBE and WBE. VN-3/6,3/13/10-2TC-63044 ----------------------------------------NOTICE THAT THE TOWN OF WILLSBORO has filed the 2009 Annual Update Document for the Town of Willsboro with the New York State Comptroller's Office. Copies may be reviewed at the Town Hall, 5 Farrell Road, Monday - Friday from 9:00 A.M to 4:00 P.M. March 3, 2010 Beverly P. Moran, Town Clerk VN-3/13/10-1TC-63107 ----------------------------------------NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Supervisor has filed the Annual Financial Report Update Document of the Town of Essex, NY, for the year ended December 31, 2009 with the Town Clerk. This report may be examined and copied by any interested person at the Town Clerk's office during normal business hours Monday -Friday, from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. Audrey Hoskins, Town Clerk VN-3/13/10-1TC-63117 -----------------------------------------

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