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t’s National EMS week, which seems like the perfect time describe the “mock accident” that the Westport Ambulance Squad conducted at WCS earlier this month. The event was organized by Dave Napper, an EMT on our squad, who worked with the school to give students a graphic picture of what can happen when steel, flesh, and velocity come together. We responded to the mock accident the way we respond to any accident, by rolling an ambulance and any necessary vehicles from the fire department. We brought the rescue truck, which holds our “jaws of life” and other tools. Often we’ll bring fire trucks, too, not only for fire suppression but also to help manage traffic. As we leave the firehouse, we let dispatch know which vehicles are going, and usually the EMT in the ambulance will radio E’town Hospital to give them a heads-up on the situation. After making sure the scene is safe, the first job is triage—figuring out how many patients are involved and deciding which ones require attention first. At the mock accident, we had one “fatality,” one “drunk

motorist,” and two “patients.” While the police dealt with the “drunk,” we began treating and extricating the injured patients. EMTs provided cervical spine stabilization (to prevent spinal cord injury) while firefighters chocked the vehicle to stabilize it and operated the “jaws.” We then transferred the patients to backboards and loaded them onto stretchers and into the ambulance. We also monitor vital signs and gather information during this process, as well as performing any other emergency medical care needed. On the way to the hospital, we radio ahead with further information, so they know what’s coming. Readers curious about National EMS week can go to The Inn on the Library Lawn Coffee Shop is open for breakfast every morning now, as well as in the early evening Wednesday-Sunday. And Lakeside Preschool is holding its annual benefit yard sale this weekend, May 21 and 22, starting at 9 a.m., at 4 Harbourview Terrace here in town. Come browse their selection of furniture, sporting goods, clothes, toys, books and more.

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his weekend, there’s going to be a garage sale in Westport to benefit Whallonsburg’s Lakeside School. The sale will be at 4 Harbourview Terrace in the hamlet, starting at 9 both Saturday and Sunday. The film society’s next offering will be May 28, when it shows five short films. More in next week’s column. The Grange is hosting a benefit for the Literacy Volunteers this Saturday evening starting at 7. The theme of the event is vaudeville, an entertainment form I must have missed out on in my youth. A neighbor of mine, who is the charming but corrupt mayor of Reber, will appear in a rather scandalous role bringing further ignominy to his administration and community. There will also be lots of real talent on the stage and the Literacy Volunteers are certainly a worthwhile cause. The Grange is in the center of Whallonsburg, right on Route 22 with lots of parking. Lake Champlain is still way high and it’s raining some more. Although we’re not experiencing the same misery as in Mississippi and Louisiana, it’s still discouraging to

have our short summer season get off to such a bad start. My sources say that the Pink Pig, an establishment currently just outside of Wadhams, will be moving to the old stone store downtown. I believe their main business is in antiques. The Adirondack Art Association is gearing up for another summer. Their first show will be opening on Friday, May 27, and will have works of the late Mary Gullo on display. The gallery is in the old fire station, in the middle of downtown, where Route 22 meets the lake shore road. You can read all about the 2011 shows at their website. I’ve been busy at the transportation museum in Plattsburgh, giving tours and mowing the lawn. There’s a large model train layout in the museum, very popular with kids of all ages, that I get to operate. Last week, some wayward child put a small stone on the tracks, derailing the passenger train. I was annoyed at first, but had to laugh because the kid must have been delighted.

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hile I am writing this week’s column, I keep saying over and over a childhood verse, “Rain, Rain go away, come again another day,” we really do not need more rain today. This past weekend was the annual Junior Prom, where the Prince and Princess emerge in their prom attire. This year the crowned Queen was Hannah Bruno, and the crowned King was Jeff Bigelow, their court consisted of Tayler Strong, Katie Kirkby, Anna Daly, Emily Sayward, Cody Sayward, Clay Sherman, Nick Ball, and John Hubbard. Congratulations to them all. This is an evening of great joy, but we often hold our breath that there will not be any accidents on that night. So when the fire alarm went off in the wee hours, I am sure the emergency personal did not quite know what they would be responding to, thankful that this accident is reported to have no one being seriously injured and not related to prom. We are most grateful that we do have a volunteer emergency crew ready to respond. I heard recently that Lucy Belzile has returned from Washington State where she spent seven months with her daughter Diane and family. I also understand she is recovering from a bad virus, hope all is well

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unday I took a rainy walk over the foot bridge and around parts of Keeseville. Once again the AuSable is getting pretty wild. I wish the best to all who live in the lower areas. If I hear of any needs or good deeds I will gladly put them here in the column. Keeseville is looking very lush and green. Many take great pains to making their properties look very nice and appreciate this. Again, the paving stone contest is fully under way. These stones will be on permanent display over by the new Office Building and there is plenty of room for many stones. One thing that led to this contest was the desire to have a contest that renters or apartment dwellers could have fun participating in besides just the home owners who have gardens. I think that this is a great idea and strongly encourage everyone to join in on the fun. All you need to do is get some wood that you can

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make a frame to pour cement into so it will end up 2 feet by 2 feet. You can get these as well as great tips from our own Adirondack Hardware. As the cement is drying, put things into it or etch or paint your designs onto it. This is something a single person could do or couples or even whole families. Remember you will be creating a legacy that will always be on display for all to see for many years to come. It is a very unique opportunity. The Village Office is very interested in improving the quality of our lives here and I encourage everybody to get involved both by supporting the Office and its ideas as well as giving them your own ideas to improve our community. I wish the best to all our college students as this is the last week and already we are fast approaching the last month of regular school. Time does seem to fly. Stay safe and happy everyone.

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soon. Norma Goff and Paula Calkins just return after spending nearly a week at an Elder Hostel event. It is always great to see our locals returning along with some of our summer residents arriving back. A reminder that our community needs volunteers for the summer season at different locations around town. Janice Allen will be at the Visitor ’s Center on Saturday, May 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to share the needs and duties they are hoping to fill. Any interested person can drop in to sign up or get more information. A wonderful spring event will be coming up soon, the Willsboro United Methodist Women’s “Spring Tea & Pound Auction” on Saturday, May 28, at 2 p.m. This event is held in the upstairs fellowship area. All interested persons are urged to come join in the fun; the admission to the event is to bring one or more “gaily” wrapped gift item that will be auctioned off, while you enjoy tea and delicious refreshments. The proceeds go to church mission work. Happy Birthday to: Pat Lincoln May 24, Sid Couchey May 24, Arlene Mason May 25, Daphine Benway May 27, Ruth Owens May 27, Tyler Bridge May 27, Spencer Stafford Jr. May 28. Happy Anniversary Ray and Marcia Germain May 23.


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sure to see your veterinarian for follow-up. Our featured pet this week is Hooter, a domestic shorthair-mix, Tabby cat with enormous eyes. Those eyes reminded one of the shelter staff of a hoot owl, which earned him his moniker. Hooter is a gentle giant who longs for attention and cuddles from a family he can call his own. He is the perfect cure to loneliness and will never take you for granted. If you are seeking a feline friend who will give back as much love as he receives, Hooter may be the cat for you.

Wrestling tournament returns to Lake Placid L AKE P LACID — M a ny of the top high school and youth wrestlers in the land will be back in Lake Placid on Saturday and Sun da y, M ay 21-22, co mpeting i n the Pop&Flo National Duals pre s e nte d by Brute Adidas. T his mark s the s e c o nd year Lake Placid Olympic Center has played host to the Duals Nationals. T hir ty-two team s w i ll vie for tournament titles. Each team will compete in a minimum of five duals no mat t er whe re the y l o s e within the tournament. All 32 teams will begin in the championship bracket. The 16 t eam s that lo se in the first round will move on to their own bracket and compete for a separate tournament title. The squads that fall in the se co nd ro und will also move on to a separ at e bracket whe re the y w ill c o ntinue their que s t for a tournament crown. In the end, there will be four; eight-team brackets and 32 teams will wre s tle it o ut for the ir re s p e c tive Pop& Flo cham p io ns hip crowns. E ac h high s cho o l te a m c an feature up to 1 5 w rest lers and fo ur al te r n ates, while each y o uth program can carry 1 5 w rest lers and two a l te r n ates on the ir ro ster. A high school bout will feature three periods of twominu t es , 1:30 and 1 : 3 0 ,

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his is not taking your ball and going home with it. This is taking your ball and going over to the neighbor ’s house. Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce board members have decided to hold their annual dinner on June 8 at the Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort in Lake Placid. This decision has many people — including Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau — up in arms, even suggesting that the move is related to the village’s plan to eliminate funding to the chamber gradually over the next three years. In this case, the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is wrong. Yes, the word “Area” is in the title, but the emphasis is on “Saranac Lake.” The home page of its website says “Welcome to Saranac Lake.” Should it add, “But don’t come for dinner — Go

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to Lake Placid instead”? On the chamber ’s website, 21 of the 30 listings for “Restaurant, food and beverage members” have a Saranac Lake address. Two have a Lake Placid address, and one of those is McDonald’s. That’s two-thirds of the sites listed by the chamber. Were all 21 of them booked for June 8? The chamber defends its decision. Argument No. 1: Chamber officials have said Lake Placid is okay because the dinner has been held outside of Saranac Lake in the past, using Hohmeyer's Lodge on Lake Clear as an example. However, Hohmeyer ’s is in the Saranac Lake area, not in the middle of the village of Lake Placid. Argument No. 2: Chamber officials have said Lake Placid is okay because the Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort is a member. Using this logic, why not have the dinner at another member business, the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino? That probably has the most to offer chamber members and has about as much to do with the Saranac Lake brand as the village of Lake Placid. Get the point? It’s perception. Hohmeyer ’s is “perceived” as a Saranac Lake area business. The Golden

Arrow is perceived as a Lake Placid business, and, despite hosting a Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce annual dinner there, it will not be viewed any other way. Also, while the chamber will not admit to it, the perception is that this move has everything to do with their recent clashes with the village. It’s the whole “looks like a duck ...” theory. Even if the chamber ’s intentions are pure, recent events suggest otherwise. This is not a move we would expect from a chamber of commerce that is run by some of the area’s top professionals, including the board of directors. This is a move that wreaks of bitterness and anger toward the village and, in part, the non-member businesses within the village. In terms of the venom between the chamber and the village, neither is innocent. Saranac Lake Village Board members should think long and hard about any decision that takes funds away from an organization that promotes the municipality. In fact, the village of Saranac Lake, out of any of the other funding entities, should be the one that contributes the most to the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.

We don’t buy the “double taxation” excuse offered by the village board, even though they’ve targeted other organizations. It’s perception. Eliminating the chamber ’s funding seems just as mean spirited as moving the chamber ’s annual meeting to Lake Placid. And now the mayor has created his own chamberlike program to promote local businesses, Saranac Lake Inc. These two entities should be able to work together to promote the village and region and realize that the Saranac Lake area does not include the heart of Lake Placid. Both sides need to come to the table, sit down, and do the right thing for the businesses and residents of Saranac Lake — we can recommend 21 restaurants. For now, we’ll settle for one step in the right direction; return the annual dinner to the Saranac Lake area.

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Thanks for support of spelling bee To the Valley News: O n S a t u rd a y, M a y 7 , L i t e r a c y Vo l u n teers of Essex/Franklin Counties held its ninth annual Spelling Bee at the Harrietstown Town Hall in Saranac Lake. A b i g t h a n k s t o H a r r i e t s t o w n To w n Hall for providing the space for the event and to our judges, Mary Johnson and R o b e r t S c h i l l e r. We w o u l d a l s o l i k e t o thank our p ro n o u n c e r s , Mary Michelfelder and Linda Warner, and our Master of Ceremonies Suzanne Orlando, Sandy Woods our score keeper and Rosalie Fontana our timer. A special thanks to the following individuals and businesses that sponsored a team: Paige Smith, Delta Kappa Gamma (Beta Mu Chapter), Ellen and Mike Dargento, Adirondack Daily Enterprise, Reber Fire Company, Adirondack Regional C re d i t U n i o n , H y d e F u e l C o m p a n y, Sharon Barber-Cooke, Jerome McGovern, Nancie Battaglia Photography, Rita-Ann FitzGerald, Carol Leary, Walsh and Edwards Attorneys at Law, Gordan W. Pratt A g e n c y, L e ro u x O i l C o m p a n y, J i m a n d Shirley Bullard, Chuck and Ann Gibson, and Saranac Lake Village at Will Rogers. We would also like to thank all of those participated and hope to see you next year! Maria Burke Director Literacy Volunteers

Thank you for helping make prom a great event To the Valley News: The Westport Central School Class of 2012 would like to send an extended thank you to Jim Carroll, Overtime Photography, Normandie Beach Club, Kim’s Karpets, Michelle Friedman, and Ernie’s Market for all their contributions to the prom. All the donations were greatly appreciated and helped out with the overall process of creating this event. Without the help of these individuals, the results may have been different and the procedure more difficult, therefore we thank you once again!!

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Support the fight against ALS To the Valley News: O n S a t u rd a y, J u n e 4 , t h e A d i ro n d a c k Association for ALS Awareness will host i t s f i f t h A n n u a l M o t o rc y c l e R a l l y a n d Poker Run (Sponsored by Mountain Riders, MC) at 20 Main Tavern in Au Sable Forks. Besides the motorcycle ride, the event will consist of a 5-K run, zumbathon, horseshoe tournament, auction, BBQ-style meal, and live entertainment compliments of a favorite North Country band, Lucid. For more information including costs and time for each part of the fundraiser, please contact the following volunteers: J e n n i f e r ( m o t o rc y c l e r i d e / h o r s e s h o e tournament) at 420-4924, Julie (motorcycle ride/horseshoe tournament and zumbathon) at 420-9739, Ellyn Blaise (Zumba I n s t ru c t o r ) a t x x i t s e l l y n x x @ a i m . c o m o r Facebook: “Ellyns Zumba Page”, Vicki Kirchner (5-K Beer Run) at and Kelly Murphy (Auction/Food) at Proceeds generated will be disbursed t o N o r t h C o u n t r y re s i d e n t s d i a g n o s e d with ALS (Also known as Lou Gehrig’s D i s e a s e ) , A L S A s s o c i a t i o n ( G re a t e r N Y Chapter) and to the Town of Jay/Black Brook Annual Christmas Toy Drive. We look forward to seeing you at the event. Kelly C. Murphy Event Volunteer/Donations Au Sable Forks

Please return the items that were in my front yard To the Valley News: Last Friday I put some items at the end of my driveway on Champlain Avenue to sell. I had four chairs, a wrought iron umbrella base, a garden umbrella, two Mexican handmade plant pots and a Christ-

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Students file through the career fair at Westport Central School, held M ay 12. Along with the career fair, the school also hosted a family fair with vendors and ev ents, including balloon cr eation by Phil Mero. Photos by Keith Lobdell

Westport planning board set for public hearing on Rolling Hills By Keith Lobdell

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WESTPORT — The public hearing on a proposed 99-unit development in Westport will be held next week. The public hearing for the Rolling Hills Farms development proposal will take place at the Westport town offices on Wednesday, May 25, at 7 p.m. “The complete application is supposed to be filed on May 18 and the following Wednesday will be the public hearing,” town supervisor Daniel Connell said. “After that, the planning board will be going over the plans and making their decision.” Planning board chairman William Johnston said that he and his colleagues have been going over the project since it was proposed in February. “We have been under way in reviewing this project for a matter of months now,” Johnston said. “We have an attorney and planning firm that is assisting us to sort out the information, with the review of the application and with the input that we receive from the public hearing.”

Johnston said that the planning board was scheduled to meet on May 18, when the application would be submitted, and he anticipated that the application would be deemed complete at that time. He added that he feels a decision will be made on the project by the planning board’s June meeting. “I would expect some action at the June 22 meeting,” Johnston said. Previous meetings involving Dave Mann, who recently purchased a 1,300-acre parcel in Westport formerly owned by past State Republican Committee head Sandy Treadwell, brought out large numbers of residents who wanted to hear more about the project. The plan calls for 37 new buildings, which together would contain 99 living units, including 33 cottage duplexes and a large three-wing "Manor House" with 10 units in each wing. In addition, a centrally-located educational center would offer members instruction in maple sugaring and baking as well as a supply depot where members could pick up farm products. Colin Wells contributed to this story

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Clam bake, Car Show Left, Lori Caputo, Reggie Gough and Pee Wee Borden enjoy the off erings during the Clam Bake at the Essex C ounty F airgrounds o n Friday, M ay 13. Right, Despite the r ain, several car enthusiasts made their way to the Essex County Fairgrounds for the first Classic Car Show on Satur day, M ay 14. Photos by Keith Lobdell

Elizabethtown Thrift Shop We still have prom gowns, formalwear, shoes and some real nice pieces of jewelry. More new kids’ clothes have been added again this week as well as more men’s and women’s. We have separate rooms now for teen boys’ and teen girls’ clothing. During our last collection we got more real nice linens and housewares. There are numerous pieces of furniture in Rock’s Garage at 8032 Route 9, 2 miles north of E’town. Pictures are at the thrift shop. Call 873-6415 to view or for info. We will accept more! We are now open 6 days a week.


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Car test drives benefit students at ELCS ELIZABETHTOWN — Ladies and gentlemen were able to start their engines and help out the Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School District. The school district and Egglefield Brothers Ford hosted a Drive One 4UR School event at the school and Egglefields’ Elizabethtown site Thursday, May 12. “We were just around 300 participants in the event,” Dennis “Denny” Egglefield said. “It was exactly around what we were hoping for, because the magic number is right

around 270 to get the maximum donation.” Egglefield said that the Ford Motor Company would give a donation to the school for each car that was driven, and would add an additional $10 if test drivers also tried out a Focus. The most that could be raised was up to $6,000. “It was pretty steady throughout the day,” Gail Else, ELCS superintendent, said. “It’s great to see the community come out and support the school.” Test drivers took a “spin” around the school area and were also able to support the ELCS fifth-grade class, who was holding a bake sale to support their upcoming trip to Boston.

WORSHIP IN YOUR COMMUNITY AU SABLE FORKS St. James’ Church - Traditional Anglican Worship. Fr. David Ousley, Vicar and Rev. Patti Johnson, Deacon. Services: Wed. 6:00 p.m. - Healing Prayer and Holy Eucharist. Sun. - 10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist. Phone 518 834-9693 United Methodist Church - Main Street. 647-8147. Sunday 11 a.m. - Worship Service. Email: Holy Name Catholic Church - Rt. 9N, Main Street, AuSable Forks, 647-8225, Rev. Kris Lauzon Pastor, John J. Ryan - Deacon, 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. BLACK BROOK St. Matthew’s Catholic Church - Black Brook, Silver Lake Rd., 647-8225, Rev. Kris Lauzon - Pastor, John J. Ryan - Deacon, Masses Sun. 11 a.m. Confessions (reconciliation) one half hour before each mass. 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. 8736760. 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 or Ann Marie Speir. All are welcome. 4-21-11 Maundy Thursday, 6:30 p.m.; 4-22-11 Good Friday, Noon; 4-24-11 Easter Sunday 8 a.m. & 10:15 a.m. 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: ESSEX St. Joseph’s Catholic Church - Rt. 22. 963-4524. Father Joseph Elliott, Pastor. 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, Pre School Play Group Thursdays 10-11:30 AM Sept.-May. web page: essexcommunity http:// St. John’s Episcopal Church - Church Street. 963-7775. Holy Communion and Church School, Sunday 9:15 a.m., Morning Prayer, Wednesday 9 a.m. Community Potluck Supper, Tuesday 6 p.m. Old Testament Bible Study, Wednesdays 10 a.m., Rev. Margaret Shaw. Email: Foothills Baptist Church at Boquet - 2172, NY Rt. 22 in Essex. Formerly Church of the Nazarene. Wednesday Night Service at 6 p.m. Worship services are Sunday 11 a.m. & 6 p.m. Sunday school 9:45 a.m. Family Christian movies on the second Sunday of each month at 6:30 p.m., and Hymn sing on the 4th Sunday of each month at 6 p.m. Email: HARKNESS Harkness United Methodist Church - Corner Harkness & Hollock Hill Rds., Harkness, NY. 834-7577. Rev. Edith Poland. 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. John R. Yonkovig; Pastor. Rectory Phone 5232200. Email: St. Hubert’s All Souls Episcopal Church - Sunday Holy Eucharist 10 a.m., June 27 through September 12. Varying roster of priests celebrate communion each week. 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. & 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception during the winter months. Email: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church - Clinton Street, Keeseville. 563-6836. Sunday Service 9 a.m. Rev. Blair Biddle. Keeseville United Methodist Church - Front Street, Keeseville. 834-7577. Rev. Edith Poland. Sunday School 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 7 p.m., Prayer Meeting & Bible Study Wednesday 7 p.m.; Youth Group Sunday 7 p.m. Website: Email: Front Street Fellowship - 1724 Front Street, Keeseville, 834-7373. Pastor Warren Biggar. Sunday: Sunday School 9:30 a.m.-10:15 a.m., Worship Service 10:30 a.m., Tuesday: Home Prayer Groups 7 p.m. (Call for locations). Thursday: Ladies Bible Study 2:30 p.m. in Keeseville, 7 p.m. in Plattsburgh (Call for locations). Friday: Celebrate Recovery 6 p.m.; Kingdom Kids 6:30 p.m.; Youth Group 6:30 p.m. Website: Email:

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LAKE PLACID New Hope Christian Fellowship Church - 207 Station St., Lake Placid, NY. A full gospel church. Rev. Richard Ducatt, pastor. Services are Sunday 10a.m. and 6:30p.m. Fellowship prayer, Tuesday 6:30 p.m. and Thursday Bible Study. Once a month covered dish after Sunday morning service. Child care available Sunday & Thursday. Handicapped accessible. For more information call 518-523-3652. Lake Placid Baptist Church - Leading people to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ Worship service Sunday 10:15 a.m., Rev. Derek Spain, Pastor. 2253 Saranac Ave., LP 523-2008, St. Eustace Episcopal Church - Worship services Sunday 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.; Tuesday 5:15 p.m. Holy Prayers; Wednesday 5:15 p.m. Holy Eucharist & Healing 2450 Main St., LP, 523-2564, St. Agnes Catholic Church - Saturday Mass 5:30 p.m., Sunday masses 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 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, 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 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: PORT HENRY Lake Champlain Bible Fellowship - Adult Sunday School 9:00-10:00 a.m., Coffee fellowship 10:00-10:30 a.m.; Worship service starts at 10:30 a.m.; Nursery and 3-6 Sunday School provided during worship service; VOICE Youth Group for teens; Variety of bible studies and groups available that meet weekly. FREE community movie night the first Saturday of every month at 7 p.m. Visit our website to see

what is showing 6 Church St., (518) 546-4200,, Pastor Tom Smith. 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, Episcopal Church of St. Luke - 136 Main St., SL, 8913605. SUnday worship services at 7:45 a.m. and 10:00 a.m., led by the Reverand Ann S. Giallard, High Peaks Church - A Bible-believing, non-denominational church. 97 Will Rogers Srive, SL., 891-3255 Saranac Lake Baptist Church - 490 Broadway, SL, 891-5473 First United Methodist Church - 63 Church Street, SL., 891-3473 Adirondack Alliance Church - 72 Canaras Ave., SL, 891-1383. Sharing the hope of Christ, building relationships with god. Sunday worship 10:00 a.m. with nursry care 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. WADHAMS United Church of Christ - Main Street. Reverend Michael Richards, Pastor. Sunday Service 4 PM; Food & Fellowship followed by discussion and/or Bible Study. Phone 518-962-8930 WESTPORT Federated Church - Main Street. Westport Federated Church: Sunday Morning Worship Celebration at 9:00 am including Children’s Church; Bible Study at 10:15 am. Thursday evening Bible/ Book study, Parsonage at 6:30 pm. Pastor Leon Hebrink, 962-8293 “Following 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: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints - Rt. 9N. 962-4994. Branch Pres. Curtis McMillion. Sacrament Meeting 10 a.m.; Sunday School 11:20 a.m.; Priesthood & Relief Society 12:10 a.m.; Primary 11:20 a.m. - 1 p.m.


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St. Philip Neri Catholic Church - 6603 Main St., Father Peter Riani, Pastor. Residence, 8736760. Mass schedule: Sat., 7 p.m. (Summer only); Sun., 8:30 a.m. Weekdays: consult bulletin. Email: WILLSBORO 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) 7218420. 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) St. Philip of Jesus Catholic Church - 3746 Main Street. 963-4524. Father Joe Elliott, Pastor. Saturday Mass @ 4 p.m. & Sunday Mass @ 10 a.m. Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturday 3:15 p.m.; Sunday 9:15 a.m. WILMINGTON 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. Rev. Kris Lauzon Pastor, John J. Ryan - Deacon, 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 946-7757. 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. 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: 4-30-11• 77130

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Killer of Keene girl convicted PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad — Sean Antoine, 28, was sentenced to 19 years worth o f h a rd l a b o r o n To b a g o , a s o u t h e r n Caribbean island, for stabbing to death Kitty Pepe, 14, of Keene, in 2005. Antoine will only serve roughly 14 years of the s e n t e n c e , a s a re s u l t o f l o c a l l a w. P e p e h a d l i v e d i n To b a g o w i t h h e r m o t h e r whose work was focused on sea turtle conservation. Pepe’s grandmother said Antoine had been a family friend who had known Pepe for about 10 years, insisting the two were not in a sexual relat i o n s h i p . A n t o i n e s a i d h e re p e a t e d l y stabbed Pepe on July 1 after she taunted h i m . T h i s e x p l a n a t i o n c a u s e d j u ro r s t o convict him of manslaughter, as opposed to the more serious charge of murder, to the obvious outrage of the Pepe family.

Upscale Keene Valley homes damaged KEENE VALLEY — A landslide severely damaged two homes in the upscale A d r i a n ’ s A c re s d e v e l o p m e n t o n P o r t e r

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Mountain. 184 Adrian’s Acres Lane, the seasonal home owned by Elissa Ellsworth and Robert Machold of Philadelphia, Pa., was condemned by the town of Keene. Meanwhile, 166 Adrian’s Acres Lane, the full-time residence of Charity and James Marlatt, was ruled uninhabitable. Offic i a l s f ro m t h e U . S . G e o l o g i c a l S u r v e y t o o k m e a s u re m e n t s l a s t w e e k w h i c h showed the hill was sliding one millimeter per hour. The landslide is believed to have been caused by rain and snowmelt.

River Clean-Up day scheduled ELIZABETHTOWN — The Boquet River Association’s annual River Clean-Up day will be held on Saturday, May 21, from 9 to 11 a.m. Those attending are asked to meet at 9 a.m. at the gazebo next to Stewart’s on Route 9 in Elizabethtown. Trash will be removed from various sites in town. Garbage bags will be provided. Please wear appropriate clothing, bring work gloves and water.

Now in its fifth year, Adirondack Chevrolet is sponsoring Essex County Little League as a part of Chevrolet’s nationwide commitment to support youth sports. Adirondack Chevrolet has donated equipment to the league which includes: equipment bags, baseballs, softballs, catcher’s gear, batting helmets, ball buckets, umpire's equipment, coach’s kits and first aid kits. “We are looking forward to a great season with the Essex County Little League,” George Huttig of Adirondack Chevrolet said. “We recognize the importance of youth athletics throughout the county and understand how little funding is available for these programs.” “Mr. Huttig continues to be a leader in youth athletics throughout the county,” Michael Mascarenas, Director of Essex County Community Resources, said. “Without his contributions, it would be difficult to support our baseball program.”

Saranac Lake Middle School, Keene Central announce honor rolls Saranac Lake Middle School

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Middle School announced its third quarter honor roll: Eighth grade: Buerkett, Autumn Jean; McDonough, Talia Jade; Bickford, Claire S.; Yanchitis, John Edward; Kilner, Dakota; Donaldson, Sydney Elyse; Ross, Cooper William; Prajapati, Anuj P.; Kleist, Laura M; Hewitt, Katelyn May; Snyder, Katharyn Fay; Sawyer, Ethan Reginald; Parker, Jacqueline Maya; Fountain, Abbey Nicole; Adams, Matthew Perri; Martin, Jack Andrew; Santiago, Dominique; Bevilacqua, Natalina; Kirollos, Abbi Rose; Mader, Anna E; Buckley, Shanna Elizabeth; Hough, Cassandra Lynn; Brandt, Naomi Lila; Curtis, Peter S.; Hunt, Olivia G.; Hameline, Elijah Barron; Sullivan, Katherine Tekakwitha; Morgan, Haleigh Ann; Baillargeon, Selena Marta; Swirsky, Austin Irving; Thomashow, Eydon Sara; Woodward, Gabriel W.; Keough, Trevor; Ryan, Kilian Michael; Foster, Ruby J.; Duffy, Nicole Kendra; Mader, Dylan James; Woodruff, Allycia T; Decker, Sheila Ellen; Webb, Robert John; Raymond, Adrianna Elaena; McCabe, Nicholas R.; Spadaro II, Michael; Swartz, Maureen; Barge, Jeremiah N; Gamble, Ankhala E; Moody, Melissa M.; Grant, Jesse; Gates, Kody Matthew; Riggs, Jacinda Rose; Burl, Emrys R; Pelletieri, Zane; Meade, Ryan James; Morgan, Charles B.; Colby, Kailani D.; Clark, Avery T.; Burgess, Kathrine E.; Baker, Catlin Marie; Shipman, Collin Jacob; Buck, Travis Joseph; Sweeney, Nicholas John Seventh grade: Phelabaum, Stevie Marie; Hameline , Louisa A.; Sawyer, Carley E.; Paul, Morgan

M.; Monroe, Michael; Hewitt, Justina F.; DeTar, Julia B.; Reeve, Lauren A.; Sullivan, Bridgit R; Bodmer, Caitrin; Mohrs, Johanna L.; Klaus, Taylor M; Hartman, Bryce A; Peer, Chloe E.; Gambacurta, Corinne Nicole; Hammond, Morgan Jalayne; Dalton, Kelly E.; Decker, Cecily E.; Munn, Nathalie; Snickles, Jessica M.; Celeste, Connor F.; Bickford, Jayke Thomas; O'Connor, Lillian Rose; Viscardo, Erik W.; Isabella, Gabrielle M.; Larabie, Austin J.; Carpenter, Charles J.; Fischer, Macy I.; Latourelle, Jaclyn A; Willette, Mathew David; Shipman, Brooke Tyler; Charland, Cheynne M.; Fitzgerald, Tristin A.; EvansKummer, Elsa J.; Clark, Alexa M.; Stevens, Kate L.; Kellam, Caitlan; Sloan, Jamison R.; Manning, Tanner J.; Brogan, Joseph B; Lawless, Kaitlin E.; Roddy, Ashley L.; Peer, Maeve; Collins, Kimberly; Woodruff, Harley R.; Williams, Karina A.; Patraw, Danielle P.; Martin, Madison D.; Jacobs, Jonathan Tyler; Walker, Brooke E.; Reyell, Alyssa A.; Farrell, Alyssa Lynn; Andronica, Nickole J.; LaVair, Brooke M.; Schneider, Austin Tyler; Hill, Evan F; Cecunjanin, Almelina; Walton, Arianna Marie; Tanzini, Marllie Beryle; Irvine, David; Farmer, Justin A.; McCargar, Gabrielle R.; Salamy , Nicholas Gabriel; Sapone, Alivia R. Sixth grade: Garso, Jacquelyn; Swanson, Silas C.; Grisi, Teagan T; Sturgeon, Drew F.; Linck, Elodie VanNes; Spadaro, Jake Robert; Wood, Ethan H.; Deleel, Mitchell L; Swanson, Witter R.; Hartman, Hayden C.; Latour, Hannah M.; Smith, Brooke V.; Holmlund, Dana K.; Farmer, Morgan Kristina; Prajapati, Eshna P.; Merrill, Hayley P.; Meadows, Jada; Hesseltine, Aaron T.; Glinski, Iris L.; Ordway, Chad M.; Loso, Elizabeth Marie; Hesseltine,

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Keene Central School

KEENE — Keene Central School announced its third quarter honor roll: Grade 7 High honors Liza Amirault, Amanda Bruha, Justin

Haverlick Honors Eden Cencebaugh, Dustin Hall, Vanessa Heald, Brianna Joannette, Grace Sturges Grade 8 High honors Frances Eisinger, Harrison Joannette, Maeve Peabody, Evella Plumley, Miranda Runyon, Jesse Summo Honors Haley Garno Potter, Michael Gates, James Giglinto, Matthew Holmes, Sodie Stoner, Jordan Swiridowsky, Malorie Timon, Colton Venner Grade 9 High honors Peter Craig, Olivia Jaques, Gabe Warner, Katie Woltner Honors Patricia Auer, Christian DiMarco, Tucker Geiger, Maxx Sturges Grade 10 High honors Samuel Balzac, Jeffrey Bruha, Victoria Patenaude, Jackson Van Wie Honors Cassandra Day, Christianna Fabiano, Megan Hall, Sadie Holbrook Grade 11 High honors Emma Gothner, Anna Kowanko Honors Evan Cencebaugh, Brittany Guerin, Ryan Odell, Everett Renderer Grade 12 High honors Dylan Boyle, Kayla Hebert, Lucas Peduzzi Honors Jessica Caner, Derick McCoy

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Brook trout boot camp A

las, I have returned from yet another successful week-long fishing trip deep within the Adirondack wilds. I timed this one perfectly with ice out and my crew was rewarded with plenty of spunky spring brookies for our effort. This was my annual trip into the St. Regis Canoe Area, an outing that has become a tradition for half a dozen of my fishing chums and I. Last year we celebrated my Dad’s 75th birthday there. This year we dubbed the trip “Spirit of 76” in recognition of his B-day, even though he was unable to tag along because of work commitments. Rest assured, you were there in spirit, pop. Probably a good thing he missed this one anyway. While we caught a ton of fish, the atmosphere was dampened by five straight

days of rain. Seriously, it started pouring last Sunday and did not stop until it turned to snow Thursday. Ponds ran high and brooks and rivers were roaring. We’d head out in our canoes just long enough to get soaked, return for dry clothes and head out again. At one point, my buddy joked that he could have stood in an ice cold shower with his pack on for a day and come out dryer. We’re actually contemplating using that as a training exercise prior to next year ’s jaunt. There’s a thought — brook trout boot camp. Force cadets to march 5 miles through the forest carrying a Radisson and a 60-pound rucksack full of food and fishing equipment, while swatting black flies from their foreheads without dropping the 30-packs from under each arm. Only a select few will make it, but they’ll

I just returned from a week-long fishing trip in the St. Regis Canoe Area where the fish hit quite well despite the torrential rain. Not surprisingly, we found water temperatures and hatches to be running a few weeks behind this year. be rewarded with washing meals of cold Spaghetti O’s down with frozen beer after sleeping on the ground in a paper-thin bag in near sub zero temperatures during driving rain and gale-force winds. For those who are interested, I’ll have a sign up sheet tacked to my door.

Youth bowhunting bill on governor’s desk In other outdoor news, the state is poised to ink a bill allowing junior bowhunters to hunt big game at 12 years of age with adult supervision. The current age restriction is 14 years. This is an important piece of legislation as it has been proven that introducing our youth to the sport of big game hunting at an early age increases the likelihood of them participating for life. I also personally believe that bowhunting is an excellent way to introduce the

young to hunting as it teaches patience and safety. The bill has been passed by the state Senate and Assembly and now awaits only the governor ’s signature to become law this big game season. Outdoor groups, such as New York Bowhunters, are urging sportsmen to write or e-mail Governor Cuomo in favor of the law. To e-mail the governor, go to ernorContactForm.php

Turkey shoot on tap The Willsboro Fish and Game will be holding the last turkey shoot of this year on Sunday May 22 from 9 a.m. to noon. Shooters can use blackpowder, rifles and pistols from 50 to 265 yards to win food prizes. John Gereau is managing editor of Denton Publications and an avid outdoorsman. He can be reached at

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Bill Kohen poses with Jesse Napper, and Napper’s first turkey, shot during this y ear’s youth hunting weekend. Napper bagged the bird with one well placed shot the morning of April 24, hunting in Elizabethtown. The Tom weighed 19-pounds and had a 9-inch beard. Congratulations on your first bird - Jesse!

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Underground Railroad Museum opening AUSABLE CHASM — The grand opening of the North Star Underground Railroad Museum, located in the Town of Chesterfield Heritage Center, 1131 Mace Chasm Road, will be held May 21. The museum reveals the hidden history of the Champlain Line of the Underground Railroad and is managed by the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association. Exhibits portray compelling stories of fugitives from slavery who passed through Northeastern New York and the Champlain Valley on their way to Quebec and Ontario, Canada. The museum and the Center are open Tuesday to Sunday and holiday Mondays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

from the third Saturday in May to the second Sunday in October and open at other times by appointment. Group tours may be arranged throughout the year. Admission is free but donations are gratefully accepted. The museum gift shop offers a selection of books about the Underground Railroad. Visit for more information.

Visitors Center seeks volunteers WILLSBORO — The town of Willsboro will soon be opening its Visitor ’s Center, Heritage Museum and Adsit Cabin and is seeking volunteers to man the sites during open hours. Each shift is three hours, mostly only once a week, more if desired. To help interested persons know more

about what is available and what it would entail, Janice Allen will be at the Willsboro Visitor ’s Center on Saturday, May 21, and Wednesday, May 25, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. For more information, call 963-8912.

Republican party to meet ELIZABETHTOWN — The Essex County Republican Committee will meeting Thursday, June 2, at 6 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Chamber, 7551 Court Street, in Elizabethtown.

Making jam part of CCE workshop WESTPORT — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Essex County will host its third Food Preservation Workshop, Food Preser-

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Democratic party plans outing ELIZABETHTOWN — The Essex County Democratic Committee invites the public to attend an Adirondack Experience at CampUp-There on Otis Mountain in New Russia on Saturday, June 11, at 2 p.m. This is a rare chance to visit a 1905 Great Camp, meet Democratic Candidates, kick off the 2011 election season and enjoy tasty hors d'oeuvres.

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College VIC open house set PAUL SMITHS — On May 24, 1989, the VIC in Paul Smiths opened its doors with a celebration hosted by then-Gov. Mario M. Cuomo. On Tuesday, May 24, from 5 to 7 p.m., the VIC will celebrate its 22nd anniversary. Please RSVP by Friday, May 20, to Mary McLean at or (518) 327-6430.

McKibben to speak at CATS event ESSEX — Acclaimed author, Bill McKibben will be the featured speaker at the Celebrate Champlain Area Trails (CATS) event on Saturday, June 4 in Essex. “Celebrate Champlain Area Trails” will take place from 4-6 p.m. on June 4 — which is National Trails Day. Steven Kellogg will host the event at historic Block House Farm overlooking Lake Champlain just north of the Essex ferry dock. McKibben will speak from 4 to 5 p.m., followed by a reception with local food and drinks provided by Turtle Island Cafe. Admission to this fund-raising event is $15 per person, $30 per family if the RSVP is received by June 1. After June 1, the cost is $20 per person, $40 per family. To attend, send a check to “CATS,” PO Box 193, Westport, NY 12993 or get tickets online at or call (518) 962-2287.

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Depot Theatre yard sale set WESTPORT — The Depot Theatre is hosting its Annual Colossal Rummage Sale on May 27, 28 and 29 in Westport. The three-day extravaganza is a local favorite, with a huge assortment of household goods, small appliances, desktop electronics, furniture, toys, garden supplies, decorations, lots of clothing including a large selection of ladies formalwear and more for sale all weekend long. The Colossal Rummage Sale is an annual fundraiser to benefit The Depot Theatre — a nonprofit professional theatre. The sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday,

May 29 at the Depot Theatre. Donations for the sale are currently being accepted at the Depot. Donations may include household goods, clean, folded clothing, small appliances, books, and furniture. Due to the cost of proper disposal, the Depot requires prior arrangement to donate any electronics other than phones and calculators. For more information, contact the Box Office at 962-4449 or visit

Event set at 1812 Homestead WILLSBORO — The Pok-O-MacCready Outdoor Education Center will host an 1812 Homestead Open House on Saturday, June 4, from 1 to 5 p.m. Admission is free to the public.

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Death notices

Brenda Lee Simpson

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May 14, 2011

SARANAC LAKE — Donald James Hough, 56, passed away May 5, 2011. Funeral services were held May 14 at St. Paul's Church. Burial was in St. Paul's Cemetery, Bloomingdale. Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, Saranac Lake, was in charge of arrangements.

Brenda Lee Simpson, 45, from Willsboro, N.Y. passed away unexpectedly at her home on May 14, 2011. She is survived by her boyfriend of 30 years, Douglas Decker; three children Jessica Decker, Misty Decker, and Eric Decker all of Willsboro; two sisters, Denise Simpson of Willsboro, and Billie Jo Simpson of Moriah; and two grandchildren Rachel Rolston and Gavin Coonrod both of Willsboro. Calling hours will be held at Huestis Funeral Home, Willsboro, N.Y. on Saturday, May 21, 2011 from 2 to 4 p.m. A Memorial Service will follow at 4 p.m. at the Funeral Home.

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Isabelle Sherman, 93 of Elizabethtown, died Thurs. Dec. 30th 2010 at Elizabethtown Community Hospital. She was born Dec. 3, 1917 in Essex Co., the daughter of the late Charles and Eliza (Barnaby) Denett. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, C.F. Giroux Sr. and her second husband John R Sherman, sons David Giroux and W.J. "Bill" Giroux, sisters Mary, Beatrice, Dora and Etta, Brothers, Alfred, Richard, (his twin) Chesley and Charles Jr. She is survived by her daughter Barbara G. Farley and her son W.J. "Fred" Giroux Jr., her sister Grace Carr and her brother Walter Denett, also 11 Grandchildren, 11 Great-Grandchildren, and 4 Great-Great Grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services was held on May 18th at 11 am from Marvin's Funeral Home in Elizabethtown. Burial was followed in Calvary Cemetery in Willsboro, NY. Memorial donations may be made to Essex Co. Friends of Seniors, PO Box 217, Eliabethtown, NY 12932

Margaret A. Kelly, 85 LAKE PLACID — Margaret Anna Rock Kelly, 85, passed away May 5, 2011. Funeral services were held June 11 at North Elba Cemetery, Lake Placid. Stephen Gregory & Sons, S. Burlington, Vt., was in charge of arrangements.

Cindy Ann Casler, 52 AU SABLE FORKS — Cindy Ann Casler, 52, passed away May 7, 2011. Funeral services were held May 14 at Holy Name Church, Au Sable Forks. Zaumetzer-Sprague Funeral Home, Au Sable Forks, was in charge of arrangements.

A. James Allott, 75 ELIZABETHTOWN — A. James Allott, 75, passed away May 11, 2011. Funeral services were held May 17 at Church of St. Luke, Saranac Lake. Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, Saranac Lake, was in charge of arrangements.

Marie L. Oakley, 84 PERU — Marie Louise Oakley, 84, passed away May 11, 2011. There were no public calling hours or services. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family in the Essex County Veteran's Cemetery, Wadhams. Hamilton Funeral Home, Peru, is in charge of arrangements.


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Benefit Continued from page 1 State and federal emergency management officials say flooding has caused more than $10 million in Franklin County alone. That number is expected to increase as flood waters continue to recede. The ARISE event aims to accomplish two goals. For starters, organizers hope to provide education, information, and aid to homeowners and businesses whose properties were damaged by flooding of the Raquette River watershed. Jim LaValley is chairman of ARISE. “Tupper Lake Supply will be on hand, and they will be offering sort of deferred payment programs for mate-

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Beagles beat Wildcats in Mountain and Valley baseball contest Kevin Russell struck out 10 batters and the Beagles held off a late inning surge to beat the Wildcats, 8-6, May 14. Dylan Boyle supplied a three-run homer of the inside the park variety, totaling four runs batted in on the day. Sam Earl and David Quaglietta tripled in the win, while Russell added a double. When asked about the closeness of the game, Markwica said, “I knew it would be close. That’s a really good baseball team. They never laid down on us.” Markwica said he was proud of the defensive effort of his team in the game, noting errors were kept to a minimum, unlike other recent outings. He also said the team stepped up its offense in the win. “Today, we broke the sticks out,” he said, and gave credit to his veteran pitcher.

PHS 4, Saranac Lake 2 Timmy Curran drove home two with a double in the sixth inning as the Hornets got past the Red Storm May 10. Curran also hit a double earlier in the game, while Anthony Porcelli hit a solo home run and Brian Latulipe also had a double. Robbie Knowles got the win in relief for the Hornets, while Porcelli pitched the seventh inning for the save. Chris Dorman had a double for the Red Storm, while Tyler O’Neil worked six innings on the mound in the loss.

Ti 9, Lake Placid 4 The Sentinels scored five runs in the sixth inning to get past the Blue Bombers May 10. Ryan Meyer had a double in the loss, while pitching the final two innings in relief.

Willsboro 18, ELCS 3 The Warriors scored eight runs in the fourth inning to race past the Lions May 10. Clay Sherman hit three doubles in the game while Clayton Cross added a double. Both players drove home two runs apiece. John Hubbard drove in three runs, while Nick Ball and Patrick Wells added two runs batted in. John Pollock struck out eight while hitting a single and a double in a winning effort. Warriors pitching held the Lions to a lone hit.

Schroon Lake 9, Willsboro 4 The Warriors scored all of their runs in the final two innings, but were unable to make it all the way back against the Wildcats May 11. Clayton Cross had three singles and two runs batted for the Warriors, while Nick Ball, John Pollock and Brandon Bertrand each doubled in the loss.

Malone 11, Tupper Lake 3 Malone scored four runs in the third in

Keene/Westport’s D ylan Boyle slides in under the tag of S chroon Lak e’s Jimm y Bowen during their MV AC contest May 14. Photo by John Gereau

beating the Lumberjacks May 11. Josh Facteau had a pair of singles, stolen bases and runs scored for the Lumberjacks, while Jordan Garrow scored the other run of the game. Mike Kavanagh drove home a run with a double. Keene/Westport 4, Wells 0 Sam Earl finished a strikeout shy of his season best with 17, scattering three hits while shutting out the Indians May 11. Earl and David Quglietta each drove home runners in the game, while Ethan Markwica collected a pair of hits for the Beagles.

Chazy 24, ELCS 2 The Eagles used six extra-base hits, including three homers, to get past the Lions May 11. Ricky Osier (three-run), Josh Peete (two) and Michael Ryba (one) each hit home runs for the Eagles, while Austin Santor had two doubles and Kyle Bissonette had a double as part of a two-hit performance. Kaleb Snide and Peete each had three hits in the game, while Craig Botten had two hits. Peete and Jacob Kennedy shared pitching duties, whit Kennedy pitching the final four innings for the win. The duo combined to allow just four hits. Zach LaPier drove in both runs for the Lions in the third inning.

Moriah 10, Lake Placid 1 The Blue Bombers lone run came in the seventh inning as the Vikings took the win May 11. R.J. Reid broke up a no-hit bid in the seventh inning, connecting for a double.

Ti 4, AVCS 3 The Sentinels scored three runs in the final two innings, topped with a walk-off homer from Dan Morrison, to come back and beat the Patriots May 11. Austin House drove in two of the Patriots three runs in the fourth inning to give them

a 3-1 lead. House ended the game with a pair of doubles, while John Siklandar had two hits. Sawter Taro went the distance on the mound for the Patriots, but was again on the short end of a tough-luck decision.

NCCS 6, Saranac Lake 5 Jamie Davison kept the Cougars in the game with his relief work, then hit a walkoff single to drive in Logan Miller and beat the Red Storm May 11. Davison totaled three hits, with a triple, and three runs batted in for the Cougars, while Brandon Spooner also had two hits. Brian Fortune and Tyler Curry had one double each for the Red Storm, while Fortune struck out nine batters on the mound.

Beekmantown 8, Saranac Lake 6 Both the Eagles and the Red Storm scored four runs in the second innings, but the Eagles were able to get the runs late in winning May 12. Luke Weaver had a double as part of a three-hit performance and recorded the save on the mound in relief of Austin Bradish. Frank Buksa drove in three runs on two hits, while Logan Recor added two hits for the Eagles. Matt Phelan pitched a complete game for the Red Storm, striking out six, while Tyker O’Neil had three hits and crossed the plate twice.

Lake Placid 17, AVCS 10 The Blue Bombers scored 10 runs in the opening inning and then held off the Patriots for a win May 12. J.P. Morrison collected three runs batted in for the Blue Bombers, while Ryan Meyer had two hits and runs batted in and winning pitcher Chris Orsi, R.J. Reid, Kylar Coventry and Daryl Brier all drove in a pair of runs. T.J. Burl hit a triple for the Patriots, while Dustin Miller had a pair of hits.

Tupper Lake 8, Canton 7 Canton 7, Tupper Lake 2 The Lumberjacks got two hits from Pierson St. Pierre in picking up their first win in a doubleheader opener against Canton May 12.

Keene/Westport 3, M/N 1 James Bell and Kevin Russell combined on a four-hitter as the Beagles got past the Minerva/Newcomb Mountaineers May 13. David Quaglietta, Dylan Boyle and Bell each scored for the Eagles, while Russell, Max Van Wie and Alex Frum each drove them in. Russell struck out 12 batters in four innings of work in getting the win.

Chazy 5, Willsboro 1 Ricky Osier and Kyle Bissonette helped lead the Eagles to a win over the Warriors May 13. Osier struck out 14 batters in six innings of work and Bissonette closed the door in the seventh after contributing with three hits. John Tregan added a double and two runs batted in for the Eagles. John Pollock struck out nine in the loss.

Saranac 14, Lake Placid 0 Andrew Petro scattered seven hits and struck out 12 in a shut out performance for the Chiefs against the Blue Bombers May 14. Dylan Everleth hit a pair of triples in the win, while Ben Weightman hit a home run and Kasey Favreau added a double and single. Jordan Gillespie and Jason Favaro each had two singles. J.P. Morrison had three hits for the Blue Bombers, while R.J Reid added two hits and Ryan Meyer hit a double.

Moriah 8, Saranac Lake 5

The Vikings rallied from a five-run deficit to score a win over the Red Storm May 14. Matt Phelan had a pair of hits in the loss.

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AuSable continues to shoot low, ELCS earns pair on golf course John Hickey carded a 35 and Zach Snow fired a 36 to lead the Patriots over the Vikings, 6-0, May 10. The Patriots had four players shoot in the sub-40’s, with Sean Pulsifer (39) and Jamie LaFountain (39) leading Sean Harrigan (41). and Jacquie Hoey (46) to the sweep.

Lake Placid 6, Moriah 0 Dustin Jacques carded a 41 as the Blue Bombers swept past the Vikings May 12. Will Gronlund (44), Kiefer Casler (45), Anthony Kordziel (46), Dylan Smith (47) and Will Tennant (52) rounded out the 6-0 win.

Saranac Lake 5-1/2, Beekmantown, 1/2 Saranac Lake 4-1/2, Peru 1-1/2 Dustin Fischer carded a season-best 36 to lead the Red Storm past the Eagles May 10. Pat McHugh added a 37 and Kyle Dora shot a 38, while Michael Phelan (40) and Devin Darrah (43) also scored medal wins. Taylor O’Connor halved for the Eagles with Braxton Tissot, both shooting a 45.

AVCS 4, Lake Placid 2 John Hickey and Zach Snow each carded a 35 to lead the Patriots past the Blue Bombers May 11. Sean Pulsifer (39), and Jamie LaFountain (41) also won for the Patriots, while Will Gronlund (42) and Anthony Kordziel (43) scored wins for the Blue Bombers.

Crown Point 3-1/2, Westport 2-1/2 The Eagles needed just one hole to break their way, but were unable to score a win against the Panthers May 11. Will Adams scored a 2-and-1 victory for the Eagles, while Fred Conway swept the first five holes in his match for the win.Harry Hudson halved his match with Jacob Anderson.

Schroon Lake 4-1/2, Willsboro 1-1/2 Dakoda Latford shot a 44 and halved in his match as the Warriors fell to the Wildcats May 11. Walter Lobdell earned the victory on each of the opening five holes to sweep his match.

Pat McHugh and Michael Phelan each carded a 41, Dustin Fischer shot a 43 and the duo of Kyle Dora and Matt Clark went for a 45 as the Red Storm got past the Indians May 13. Matt Nugent scored a 45 to win his match for the Indians, while Tyler Lezma halved his match with the Red Storm’s Matt Clark. Bobby Wilkins was low man for the Indians with a 43.

AVCS 3, Seton 1 John Hickey (38), Sean Pulsifer (47), Jamie LaFountain (47), while Adam Payette (48) and Jacquie Hoey (56) each scored wins as the Patriots got past the Knights May 13. Nic Favreau carded a 52 in the Knights lone win.

ELCS 6, Crown Point 0 ELCS 5-1/2, Schroon Lake 1/2 Connor Marvin fired a 43 and Tyler White added a 44 as the Lions scored a pair of wins May 13. Marvin scored 5-and-3 and 3-and-2 wins in the tri-match, while White had wins of 3and-2 and 1-up. Zach Denton scored a 5-and-3 victory over Crown Point, but halved in his match with Schroon Lake. Brock Marvin scored 5-and-4 and 3-and-1 victories.

AVCS golfer Sean Pulsifer holes out a putt. Photo by Keith Lobdell

Shannon Muldowney breaks Saranac Lake lacrosse scoring record Shannon Muldowney netted her 50th goal of the season and broke the Saranac Lake High School lacrosse goals scored in a season record, for girls and boys on May 12 against Ogdensburg. “ S h a n n o n h a s b e e n a b l e t o b re a k through and score because of hard work and hours spent putting balls in the net on her own,” head coach Amanda Zullo said. The single season scoring record was previously held by Keegan Muldowney, at 49 goals in a season.

Lady Red Storm May 10. T h e R e d S t o r m c a m e o u t s t ro n g a f t e r the half and quickly evened out the score to start the second half, but Potsdam scored four of the games final five goals. Shannon Muldowney tallied five goals and one assist, while Kylie Sapone added one goal, Meadow Hackett scored a goal and had two assists, Elena Beideck added a goal, Marisa McDonough had an assist and Alex Covert added a pair of assists. Regan Kieffer made eight saves in net for the Storm.

Potsdam 11, Saranac Lake 8

Canton 16, Saranac Lake 11

The Lady Sandstoners added to a twogoal halftime advantage in beating the

The Lady Red Storm fought to tie the game early in the second half, but were

unable to keep pace with Canton May 13. Shannon Muldowney scored both goals for the Red Storm to start the second half, and finished with five goals and two assists. Jackie Dubee had a two goals and an assist, Rita Munn netted two goals, while Alex Covert and Kristy Duguay each scored once. Regan Kieffer had 12 saves.

wood May 10. Seth Pickering also scored three goals, while Josh Trombley added a goal, and Forrest Morgan had one goal and an assist. H o w e v e r, M o rg a n s u ff e re d a s e a s o n ending injury in the game to his jaw.

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The Red Storm were unable to hold a 50 first quarter or 8-7 third quarter lead in falling to the Sandstoners May 11. M i c h a e l S a p o n e h a d t h re e g o a l s a n d two assists for the Red Storm, while Seth Pickering scored two goals and added an a s s i s t , a n d J o s h Tro m b l e y a n d O l i v e r Holmes each scored two.

Saranac Lake 8, Northwood 7 Mike Sapone had three goals and an assist to lead the Red Storm past North-

Potsdam 10, Saranac Lake 9

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Lady Red Storm sweep past Lady Chiefs on softball twin bill top of the seventh inning and held off the Lady Blue Bombers for the win May 12. Kourtnie Campbell took the win on the mound and collected a pair of doubles, while Olivia Furnia and Heather Derocher wrapped out a pair of hits. Brenna Whitney had three hits in as many at-bats for the Blue Bombers, while Liz Leff had two hits.

Chelsea Lafountain connected on the walk-off hit in the first game, and added two more runs batted in the second game as the Lady Red Storm swept past the Lady Chiefs, winning game one 3-2 and game two 7-4, May 10. Megan Moody had three hits tallied three hits in the opener for the Red Storm, while Jordy McDougall drove in one run and recorded the win on the mound. In game two, Nicole Viscardo struck out three in four innings of relief to earn the win, while adding a double, two singles and driving in two at the plate. Olivia Furnia had a double in each end of the twin-bill, while Ashley Terry doubled and drove in one in the first game and the duo of Alisha Ducatte and Jade Lakers doubled in the second.

AVCS 15, NAC 0 AVCS 13, NAC 0 Mackenzie Courson allowed only one hit over five innings to get the Lady Patriots on their way to a sweep of the Lady Bobcats May 12. Johanna Recny and Kelly McBrearity each collected five hits over the two games, including a home run in game two for Recny, while Kalliah Baire had two hits and three runs batted in the first game and Brittany Friedrich scored the win for the Patriots in the second. Bethany Drown had the lone hit in the opener for the Bobcats, while Emily Garrand and Shauna Perry collected three hits each in the second, including a triple off the bat of Garrand.

ELCS 15, Willsboro 5 Kearstin Ashline had eight strikeouts while allowing no hits as the Lady Lions got past the Lady Warriors May 10. Ashline added a pair of hits and runs batted in for the Lions, while Cheyenne Sousie had a single, triple and drove in two runs. Crystal Grady hit a solo homer, while Alyssa Sullivan added one steak. Hannah Bruno and Serene Holland combined on the mound for the Warriors.

Willsboro 15, Chazy 5

PHS 13, AVCS 2

Aleixis Facteau swings at a pitch.

The Lady Hornets sealed the game with seven runs in the final two innings to beat the Lady Patriots May 10. Alexandra Betrus three runs on three hits, including a home run for the Hornets, while Kristin Fisher had a double and two singles while striking out seven in the win. Karlie Neale and Elizabeth Mahan each had two hits, including a double, in the win. Kelly McBrearity’s connected on three hits for the Patriots, while Alexis Facteau and Kayla Taylor each had two hits and Emily Plumadore hit a double.

had two hits, while Paige Dukett recorded a triple for Tupper Lake. On the mound, Sanford struck out four in the loss.

Beekmantown 27, Lake Placid 16 The Lady Blue Bombers scored 10 runs in the sixth innings, but were unable to catch up with the consistency of the Lady Eagles scoring in falling May 10. Taylor Manor connected on five hits, finishing a home run shy of the cycle. Kendra LaFountain and Danielle Schwartz each had four hits, while Schwartz driving in five. Dakota Prue added three hits. Liz Leff had four hits for the Blue Bombers, while Haley Brandes, Stephanie Murphy and Jenna McGreevy each had three hits. and Alexis Nichols drove in three runs.

Franklin Acad. 16, Tupper Lake 10 The Lumberjacks were unable to keep an early lead in falling to Franklin Academy May 11. Sam Sanford and Hunter Aldridge each

Photo by Nancy Frasier

Westport 14, Wells 13 Ellexus Vaughn connected on a walk-off single, driving in the final two runs of a seven-run rally in beating the Lady Indians May 11. Vaughn finished with three hits and four runs batted in, while Allison Sherman, who scored the winning run, and Aisleigh Frum each had two hits. Mallory Sudduth got the win.

Willsboro 10, Schroon Lake 8 The Lady Warriors scored six times in the bottom of the sixth and blanked the Lady Wildcats in the seventh to score a win May 11. Hannah Bruno connected on two hits and earned the win on the mound.

Keene 18, Johnsburg 4 The Lady Beavers scored 14 times in the last three at-bats to beat the Lady Jaquars May 11. Amanda Boyle surrendered just two hits in earning the win, while striking out nine. Brittany Guerin had three hits, including a double, while Megan Hall and Chrissy Fabiano also added two hits.

ELCS 12, Chazy 1 The Lady Lions scored six runs to break open a close game in the fourth inning to beat the Lady Eagles May 11. Andrea Le Vien allowed only three hits and struck out nine in the win, while Kylee Cassavaugh joined Le Vien with two hits and three runs batted in each. Jen McGinn had two hits while Dakota Rider added a hit. Astrid Kempainen had two hits for the Eagles, while Samantha Roy had a hit.

Saranac Lake 12, AVCS 9 A Lady Patriots rally ended when Sydney Battistoni made a game-ending double play to secure the win for the Lady Red Storm May 11. Battistoni also had three hits in the win, while Megan Moody, Sarah Drake, Jordy McDougall and Nicole Viscardo each had two hits. Viscardo earned the win on the mound and McDougall picked up the save. Jena Finnegan hit a triple and a home run for the Patriots, while Samantha Vallieres added two triples and two steaks, Emily Plumadore added three hits and two runs batted in, with Johanna Recny driving in two runners.

Saranac 8, Lake Placid 3 The Lady Chiefs scored four runs in the

Renee Marcotte connected with four hits and three runs batted in as the Lady Warriors beat the Lady Eagles May 13. Marcotte had a pair of doubles as part of her four hits, while Kyli Swires had three hits, Anna Daly and Emily Sayward had a pair of hits and steaks, while Alyson Arnold hit a triple in the win. Astrid Kempainen rapped two hits and a run batted in for the Eagles, while Emily LaPierre and Kirsten Doran each had a hit and an RBI apiece.

Keene 14, Wells 2 Anna Kowanko drove in five runs and Emma Gothner scored five as the Lady Beavers beat Wells May 13. Kowanko had three hits, including a home run, while Gothner had four hits with two doubles. Megan Hall had a pair of hits. Keene’s Amanda Boyle struck out 12 in earning the win.

Crown Point 11, Keene 3 The Lady Beavers scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh to send their game against the Lady Panthers into extra innings May 14. However, for the second time in a week, the Panthers scored multiple runs in the ninth inning in scoring a win. Anna Kowanko, Emma Gothner and Chrissy Fabiano each scored on wild pitches top tie the score in the seventh, while Amanda Boyle struck out 14 batters over nine innings.

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Keeseville park to get facelift with Saturday renovation activity By Keith Lobdell KEESEVILLE — As nature renews itself in the spring, residents of Keeseville will have the chance to help renew J.C. Park. The site of the village of Keeseville athletic fields will also be the site of a cleanup and renovation project that will take place this Saturday, May 21, starting at around 9 a.m. The event will help renovate the fields

a n d p a r k a re a , a c c o rd i n g t o K e e s e v i l l e mayor Meegan Rock. “The event will be with the youth commission and we have plenty of paint and about 38 tons of red clay that will be coming,” Rock said. The clay will be used to restore the infield to one of the baseball/softball fields at the park, while the paint will be used t o f re s h e n u p t h e l o o k o f t h e p a v i l i o n area. “This is a project that involves the vil-

lage of Keeseville and the towns of Chesterfield and Au Sable,” Rock said. “Chesterfield is putting in a new parking area for the park complex and Au Sable is e x c a v a t i n g t h e a re a f o r a n e w c o n c re t e slab that will be part of the skate park. We are all working together to help renovate the park for the community.” Rock said that the current skate park, located in the pavilion area, will be expanded with a 25-feet-by-50-feet concrete area.

“The old pavilion where they had the field days was what we turned into the skate park,” Rock said. “There is about 50 feet that is covered by the pavilion and we are now adding to that.” The park is located on Kent Street, and Rock said that work will start around 9 a.m. For more information, contact the Keeseville village offices at 834-9059.

Saranac Lake sweeps; AuSable boys; Tupper Lake and EKMW girls win Boys AuSable Valley 92, EKMW 29 AuSable Valley 106, Lake Placid 18 Girls EKMW 74, AuSable Valley 47 Lake Placid 66, AuSable Valley 53 The Patriots boys track and field team swept a pair of meets May 10, while the Lady Patriots split meets in beating the Lady Blue Bombers but falling to the Lady Emus. Paul Ford won in the 110 hurdles, 400 hurdles, high jump and 1,600 relay for the Patriots boys team, while James Rock added won in the long jump and triple jump. Halie Snyder won in the 100, 200, 400 and 400 relay for the Emus. Sidney Flint won the triple jump for the Lady Patriots, while Raychel Agoney won in the shot put and discus.

Peru 77, Saranac Lake 47 Saranac Lake 67, Peru 65 The Indians and Red Storm split their meets May 10, with the Red Storm posting a two-point victory in the girls meet.

Vanessa Salamy (100 hurdles, 400, triple jump, 1,600 relay) and Nickie Trudeau (1,600 relay, 100, 200 and 400 hurdles) both won four times for the Lady Red Storm, while Chelsea Johnston won the discus and shot put for the Lady Indians. In the boys meet, Dan Lennon won in the 3,200, 1,600, 400 and 3,200 relay to pace the Indians, while Shawn Hendrix (110 hurdles, 400 hurdles, long jump) won three events, Bryce Schnaars won the triple and high jumps and Erik Provost won the discus and shot put. C.J. Stewart won in the 100 and 200, as well as the 400 relay.

Saranac Lake 93, NCCS 34 Saranac Lake 82, NCCS 49 The Red Storm completed a sweep over the Cougars in their meet May 12. Wyatt Daviau (3,200 relay, 1,600), Aaron Noel (3,200 relay, 400 relay), Rob Woodland (3,200 relay, discus) and Craig Leahy (400 hurdles, triple jump) all won twice for the Red Storm, while C.J. Stewart (high jump), Ben Monty (400) scored solo wins. Landon Gosselin won the 3,200 for the Cougars. Crystal Augustine (400 relay, 100) and

Vanessa Salamy (400, triple jump) led a balance attack for the Lady Red Storm.

Saranac 118, AVCS 14 Saranac 115, AVCS 13 Raychel Agoney won the discus for the Lady Patriots, the only event that the boys and girls teams would win in getting swept by the Chiefs May 12. Casey Jackson scored four wins for the Chiefs boys team, while Jake Martindale earned three wins and Jake Spear won twice. Maxine Rock won four times for the Lady Chiefs, with Lexi Blockson, Alex Farrington, Ellen Thew, Tricia Helms, Alexis Bruno and Sabrina Bruno winning twice.

Beekmantown 110, EKMW 9 Beekmantown 82, EKMW 50 The Eagles swept every event in the b o y s m e e t a n d c ru i s e d t o a c o n v i n c i n g girls meet win in beating the Emus May 12. Mason Taylor scored wins in the 100, 200, long and triple jump to pace the Eagles, while Matt LeClair (3,200 relay, 400

re l a y, 1 , 6 0 0 re l a y ) , C o l i n Q u a c k e n b u s h ( 8 0 0 , 3 , 2 0 0 re l a y, 1 , 6 0 0 re l a y ) , J o e y Kwarta (3,200 relay, 400 relay, 1,600), Eddie Blow (110 hurdles, 1,600 relay, 1,600) and Devon Anderson (high jump, discus, 4 0 0 re l a y ) w o n t h re e e v e n t s a n d J a m e s Bishop (3,200 relay, 3,200) two. In the girls meet, Amanda Peterson (3,200 relay, 800, 1,500), Kaile Villemaire (3,200 relay, 400, 400 relay), Jess Huber (100, 200, long jump) and Mikaela F re c h e t t e ( 4 0 0 re l a y, 4 0 0 h u rd l e s , h i g h jump) each won three events for the Lady Eagles while Shannon Ryan (3,200 relay, shot put) and Amanda Frederick (100 hurdles, 400 relay) won twice. Haley Garno-Potter won the 3,000 for the Emus, while Jessica Caner won the triple jump.

Potsdam 140, Tupper Lake 48 Tupper Lake 164, Potsdam 151 Kyla Kenyon won four events as the Lady Lumberjacks stayed undefeated May 12. Amanda Moeller won a pair of events. Briana Tyo won the shot put, while Jasmine Keese won the discus. Bryan Geiger won the 400 hurdles and the high jump for the boys team.

Blue Bombers score wins over Seton boys and girls on the courts Lake Placid 3, Seton 2 Lake Placid 4, Seton 1 The doubles teams of Keegan Barney — Nick Hanson and Justin Stosiek — Martin Gaspar scored straight-set wins to lead the Blue Bombers varsity boys tennis team past the Knights May 10. Meanwhile, Georgie Knox, Natalia Smith and Georgia O’Leary swept singles matches as the Lady Blue Bombers defeated the Lady Hornets. Dolan Riley won in singles play for the Bomber boys, while Jang Bin Park and

Michael Richter won for the Knights. Joan O’Leary and Emma Morris-Downey won in doubles for the Lady Bombers, while the team of Eva Zalis and Mallory Favreau won for the Knights.

PHS 4, AVCS 1 (girls) Emily Rector and Marle Curle scored straight set wins to lead the Lady Hornets past the Lady Patriots May 10. The doubles teams of Sophia Cabo — Becca Duquette and Taylor Hall — Olivia Carlsson swept the doubles matches, while Jaylynn Tender won for the Patriots.

NAC 3, AVCS 2 (girls) The duos of Shannon Davis — Tessa King and Hannah Charland — Shonni Velasquez scored wins to lead the Lady Bobcats past the Lady Patriots May 11. Emily Charland scored a win in singles for the Bobcats, while Michaela Courson and Jaylynn Tender won for the Patriots.

Lake Placid 4, Peru 1 Peru 3, Lake Placid 2

The Blue Bombers boys team and Lady Indians scored wins May 12. Nick Stosiek, Nick Hanson and Dolan Riley swept the singles matches for the Blue Bombers, who also got a win from the team of Keegan Barney and Alex Jelinek. Peter Daly and Tony Geno scored a doubles win for the Indians. In the girls match, the teams of Samantha Banker — Stephanie Demarais and Margaret Mitchell — Katie Lawliss swept through the doubles matches for the Indians, and Stephanie Omlin scored the key singles win. Natalia Smith and Georgia O’Leary each won singles matches for the Blue Bombers.

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against the LLC may be served and shall mail a copy of any such process to: Sarandev Real Estate, LLC, Attn: George Sarandev, 376 Bird Ave, Buffalo, NY 14213. Purpose: any lawful activity. VN-4/30-6/4/11-6TC73422 -----------------------------

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF SARANDEV REAL ESTATE, LLC, a domestic LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with Secretary of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/06/2011. Office location: Essex County. SSNY is designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process

NOTICE OF FORMATION SENTINEL MOUNTAIN SAUNA LLC art. of org. filed Secy. of State NY (SSNY) 4/12/11. Off. loc. in Essex Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: PO Box 301, Keene, NY 12942.

LEGALS Valley News Legal Deadline Monday @ 3:00pm Please Send Legals By EMAIL To:

Purpose: Any lawful purpose. VN-5/7-6/11-11-6TC83167 ----------------------------TOWN OF WILLSBORO Seeking RFP’s for 8200 SQ YD in-place reclamation 7"-10" w/ calcium chloride applied. Please send RFP’s to: Town of Willsboro Attn: Peter Jacques PO Box 370, 5 Farrell Road Willsboro, NY 12996 V N - 5 / 2 1 / 11 - 1 T C 83226 ----------------------------REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN; that the undersigned on behalf

of the Keene Valley Fire District will accept sealed proposals until June 8, 2011 at 7:00 PM for work to be performed at the Keene Valley Fire House at 15 Market Street, PO Box 508, Keene Valley, NY 12943. Work to be performed is as follows: Replace existing stairs (2 sets) going onto the Kitchen area and also enlarge (2 doorways) going onto Kitchen area. Replace railing in Kitchen area with one that could be removed easily. Build 4 x 8 Movable Island with doors underneath. Build new stairs and platform at emergency exit on south side of building. Sealed proposals

shall be received at the above address until June 8, 2011 at 6:00 PM after which the proposals shall be opened. The Keene Valley Fire District reserves the right to reject any and all proposals not considered to be in the interest of Keene Valley Fire District. For further information contact John I. DeZalia, Chairman Keene Valley Fire District. Dated: May 11, 2011 /s/Nina Allen Secretary-Treasurer VN-5/21-5/28/11-2TC83233 ----------------------------NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING C O N S O L I D AT E D WATER DISTRICT

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Willsboro, Essex County, New York, will meet at the Town Hall, One Farrell Road, in Willsboro, New York, on June 13, 2011, at 5:30 o’clock P.M., Prevailing Time, for the purpose of conducting a public hearing upon a certain map, plan and report, including an estimate of cost, in relation to the proposed increase and improvement of the Consolidated Water District, in said Town, being the construction of a lake water treatment facility for spent filter backwash on a parcel of land located at Farrell Drive in Willsboro, New York,


including land or rights-in-land, original equipment, machinery, apparatus, appurtenances, furnishings and incidental improvements, and expenses in connection therewith, at a maximum estimated cost of $950,000. Said capital project has been determined to be a "Type II Action" pursuant to the regulations of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation promulgated pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act ("SEQRA"), as to which such regulations provide there are no significant environmental effects, due to an Order on Consent

with the State Department of Environmental Conversation. At said public hearing said Town Board will hear all persons interested in the subject matter thereof. Dated: Willsboro, New York, May 10th, 2011 BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF WILLSBORO, ESSEX COUNTY, NEW YORK Beverly P. Moran Town Clerk VN-5/21-5/28/11-2TC83240 -----------------------------

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Denton Publications in collaboration with participating newspapers, the New York Press Association, and the New York Newspaper Publishers Association provides online access to public notice advertisements from throughout New York and other parts of the country. You can access the legal notices on the publication landing pages under the home button at WHAT ARE PUBLIC NOTICES? Public Notices are advertisements placed in newspapers by the government, businesses, and individuals. They include: government contracts, foreclosures, unclaimed property, community information and more! 77518



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LAND & HOME: Doublewide, 3 bedroom, 2 bath on 1 acre in Beekmantown. Excellent condition. 563-1100 or 569-0890 after 5pm. LAND & HOME: Doublewide, 3 bedroom, 2 bath. Excellent condition. Morrisonville. 5638722 or 569-0890 after 5pm.

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BUILDING LOT on Wells Hill RD, Lewis, NY. 1.5 acres, drilled well, cleared, power at road side, $30,000. 315-783-8946



WESTPORT: OFFICE SUITES. Fully fu rnished w/cubicles, desks, computer & phone hook-ups. 720 sq. ft. Lakeviews. Contact Jim Forcier @ 518-962-4420. ELIZABETHTOWN, NEW RUSSIA Near the River, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Newly Renovated, Quiet Location Motivated Seller, PRICE REDUCED $110,000 Rita Mitchell Real Estate,LLC 518-873-3231/518-569-1736

VACATION/ RECREATIONAL RENTALS BRING THE FAMILY! Warm up w/ our Spring specials! Florida’ s Best BeachNew Smyrna Beach. www or 1-800-54 19621 DENNISPORT, MA- Come experience the Pelham House’s private beach, pool, tennis, recently renovated waterfront rooms. Suites available, free breakfast daily , located on Nantucket sound.508-398-6076

BATHROOM REMODELING items: Glass shower doors, 31” sink top, Kohler Faucet, Comtemporary light, Almont Toilet, Ceiling exhaust fan, accessories, very good condition $200. 518-946-7622 QUALITY, DURABLE AND AFFORDABLE COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS. Free on-site consultation. Call CB Structures 1-800-9400192 or

22 ACRES. Very nice location on Rand Hill Rd., Morrisonville. $27,000. 569-0890.


HOME FOR RENT WESTPORT, HOUSE for rent . 4 BR, 2 BA. No Smoking, fenced in yard. $800/mo. + security/lease/utilities. References a MUST . 518-335-7152


Half a Duplex 13 Champlain Drive, Grover Hills 3 Bedroom, Washer/Dryer Hookup $625 mo. Application and deposit required.

ELIZABETHTOWN, WATER ST. 2 Bedrooms + Bonus Room, 2 and a half baths, Hardwood floors, Front Porch and Rear Bedroom Balcony, Large Backyard Recently Remodeled PRICE REDUCED TO: $110,000 Rita Mitchell Real Estate,LLC 518-873-3231 518-569-1736

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NY’S LAREGEST SELECTION Land & Camp Packages New 2 story cabin on River w/ 5 Acres -$79,995. Farmhouse and Barns w/ 5 Acres $69,995. New Cabin w/ 8 Acres $32,995. Call 800-229-7843. Or Visit For Camp Pictures.

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LINCOLN POND, ELIZABETHTOWN 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, manufactured home w/16x40 addition. 12 Acres, one and half miles from Lincoln Pond. PRICE DRASTICALLY REDUCED $125,000 Rita Mitchell Real Estate,LLC 518-873-3231/518-569-1736 85223

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Need an auto? Need someone to take that auto oĀ your hands?

Find what you’re looking for here!


2010 MUSTANG, Pony Package. Midnight blue metallic, V -6 Automatic. One owner , non-smoker. Stored in winter . 4,800 miles. Showroom condition. $23,000. 518-4935670

FARM EQUIPMENT 1964 FORD 4000 4cyl., gas. Industrial loader & Industrial Front End, 12 spd. Sherman Transmission, pie weights, 3 pt. hitch & PTO. $6200. 518-962-2376

CARS/TRUCKS WANTED! Top $$$$$ PAID! 1983 YAMAHA Maxin XS400, 400cc, 5 Running or Not, All Years, Makes, Models. Speed, Saddlebags, Very Clean, 8,785 Free Towing! W e’re Local! 7 Days/W eek. Miles, $1200 OBO, Must See. 518-946-8341. Call Toll Free: 1-888-779-6495 WANTED JAPANESE MOTORCYCLES KAWASAKI 1970-1980 Z1-900, KZ900, KZ 1000, H2-750, H1-500, S1-250, S2-250, S2350, S3-400 CASH. 1-800-772-1 142, 1310-721-0726

REC VEHICLES SALES/RENTALS 1993 PROWLER - 28 foot camper that sleeps 6. Good condition $2,100. Call 5724508.

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DONATE A CAR - SA VE A CHILD’S LIFE! Timothy Hill Children’ s Ranch: HelpingAbused and Neglected Children in NY for over 30 years. Please Call 1-800-252DONATE YOUR CAR. FREE T OWING. 0561. “Cars for Kids”. Any condition. Tax deductible DONATE VEHICLE: RECEIVE $1000 GRO-, 1-800-597-9411 CERY COUPON. NOAH’S ARC SUPPOR T NO KILL SHELTERS, RESEARCH TO ADVANCE VETERINAR Y TREATMENTS FREE T OWING, TAX DEDUCTIBLE, NON2006 TOYOTA Tundra SR50, 4x4, bedliner , RUNNERS ACCEPTED 1-866-912-GIVE bug guard, trailer hitch, running boards, DONATE YOUR CAR\’85 To The Cancer 43,000 miles. $19,500. 518-891-9617 or Fund of America. Help Those Suffering With 518-637-4710 Cancer Today. Free Towing and Tax deductible. 1-800-835-9372 Call us at 1-800-989-4237


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8 Williams St., Elizabethtown, NY 518-873-3270 • 518-524-6520 Charmain Fenoff, LMT

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(4 mi. N. of E’town - across from Lewis post office)

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Auctions on-site or our facility 20+ Years Experience Auctioneer/RealtorJohnG okey CES, CAGA, RMI

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Massage • Facials • Tanning • Waxing • Hair Nails • Fitness Center Weight Watchers • Gift Shop

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Middle Road, Willsboro, NY 12996


1990 STARCRAFT Model 160, open bow w/1987 Evinrude 70hp motor on 1990 Shorelander trailer . Good condition. $3,000/OBO. 518-359-3264.


FORD F150, 1997, teal, reg. cab, 8ft box, V6, auto, 2 wheel dr. diamond-plate over-rail toolbox, running boards, good tires & body , needs motor $950. 578-9694

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May 21, 2011


Oil Chang e S pecial (rest rictio

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Sales & Service 2008 Chevy Impala LS

7-Passenger, Silver, V6, Auto, PS, P/Brakes, P/Seats, CD, StowAwaySeats

V6, Auto, Loaded, Red, 46K 30 MPG

$249/Mo.* CLEAN CAR!



7Passenger, V6, Auto, Loaded, CD, Stow-Away Seats, 64K, Maroon

2007 Chevy Malibu 4 Dr., V6, Auto, PL, PW, Dark Blue

2 Dr., Coupe, Black, 4 Cyl., Auto, Sunroof, 86K

2010 Chevy Impala LS


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2008 Chevy Malibu 4 Dr., 4 Cyl., Auto, PW, PL, Clean, Gray


2005 Chevy Cobalt




2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4x4 V6, Auto, PW, PL, Maroon, Gray Cloth Interior

4 Cyl., Auto, Air, CD, Blue, 62K

33 MPG



2008 Honda Civic LX 4 Dr.., 4 Cyl., Auto, PW, PL, CD,54K, Clean, Clean!








2004 Ford Mustang Convertible


$219/Mo.* $


2003 GMC Sonoma XCab 4WD, V6, Auto, Air, Cruise, CD, Tonneau Cover, Tan, 96K



40th Anniversary White w/ Convertible Top, 6 Cyl., Auto, PW, PL, Low 62K

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2006 Chevy Colorado Crew 4x4


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2000 Pontiac Sunfire



2001 Chevy S10 Blazer 2004 Chrysler Sebring Convertible


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2008 Chrysler Town & Country Van


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EARLY ANNOUNCEMENT! Special Sale May 19th - May 31st... 0% for 60 mos.* plus up to $2,000 Bonus Cash! Call us for details!



2011 FORD F150 4X4


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In Stock Now! 365 HP/420 lb. ft. Torque! 2011 FORD FIESTA SE

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MSRP......................................$23,535 Ford Retail Customer Cash..........-$500 Ford Promo Retail Bonus Cash. -$1,000 Dealer Discount...........................-$800



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May 21, 2011

Drive home in an all-new 200 or Avenger for less than you thought possible! 2011 Chrysler


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