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Local schools set Graduation festivities By Keith Lobdell

keith@denpubs.com ELIZABETHTOWN „ A total of 156 students will be making their final walk as high school students next weekend as graduation exercises will be held at AuSable Valley, Elizabethtown-Lewis, Keene, Westport and Willsboro school districts. Two schools, Willsboro and ELCS, will hold their graduations on Friday, June 21, while the remaining three will hold theirs Saturday, June 22.

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The Willsboro Class of 2013 Commencement will be held Friday, June 21, at 7 p.m. in the Willsboro Central School gymnasium. The program will feature speeches from the class valedictorian Gabrielle Coonrod CONTINUED ON PAGE 7

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Willsboro third grader Anna McShane keeps the beat on drums for the Willsboro Academy Chorus during its concert at the Horace Nye Nursing Home June 6. The chorus was made up of students in grades 4-6, who recently went on a three-stop tour in Westport, Keeseville and Elizabethtown. See more, page 9. Photo by Keith Lobdell

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denpubs@denpubs.com ELIZABETHTOWN „ The Adirondack History Center Museum/Essex County Historical Society and Dennis Egglefield of Egglefield Ford presented the second annual Adirondack History and Antique and Classic Car Show on Saturday, June 8. The event brought the community out to not only peruse the classic cars, among them a 1957 Ford Thunderbird, a 1916 Dodge Touring and numerous other classic and muscle cars and hot rods, but the museum opened its doors for the grand opening of the Civil War exhibit, “The Human Face of the Adirondacks in the Civil War. “ Registration to enter the car show was $15 for all day or $10 in advance, and the CONTINUED ON PAGE 7

Veterans court set in Essex County By Keith Lobdell

keith@denpubs.com ELIZABETHTOWN „ Essex County now has a Veterans Court. The court, much like a Drug Court, where substance abuse or mental health treatment is offered as an alternative to incarceration. Veteran mentors assist with the programs. “It will be part of the Specialized Treatment Court and Judge (Richard) Meyer will be presiding over that,” Essex County District Attorney Kristy Sprague said. “We are

Classic cars lined the grounds of the Adirondack History Museum in Elizabethtown June 8.

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Wilmington Whiteface 100K this Sunday WILMINGTON „ Hundreds of cyclists will hit the roads, back country roads and trails during the Sunday, June 16, Wilmington Whiteface 100k (WW100) mountain bike race. Cyclists from throughout the northeastern United States and Canada hope that this event will qualify them for one of 70 to 100 spots in the prestigious Leadville 100 (LT100). The 69-mile race both begins and ends at Whiteface Moun-

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tain, in Wilmington. But in between the grueling race will take the fields through some of the regionÍ s most challenging cycling terrain that include twisting jeep and gravel roads, back country trails and demanding hill climbs that measure more than 750 meters each. From the Olympic mountain, which was the site for the 1980 Olympic Winter Games’ alpine events, and known for having the greatest vertical east of the

Rockies, the out and back race will take the cyclists to Route 86, the Fox Farm Road, Springfield Road, Hardy Road, Bartlett Road, Lacy Road and Limkiln Road before reaching Route 9N. From 9N, the race’s most demanding and technical terrain and climbs await the field, as they peddle through Styles Brook Road and the Jay Mountain Road ahead of Carlott Road and Blood Hill Road. From there, the field makes its way

to Roscoe Road, Bronson Lane, Blueberry Hill and out to Lord Road before returning to the Flume Trails and Whiteface Mountain. Once at Whiteface, two, threemile finishing loops and a pair of 350-foot climbs await ahead of the finish line. Aid stations will be located approximately every 20km along the course (20km, 40km, 60km, 80km, finish). Each aid station will be stocked with Gu Energy Gels, Gu Chomps, Water, Electrolyte drink, fruit, and light snacks. The race’s top-three WW100 finishers in each division will be awarded spots to the LT100, while the remaining spots will be distributed based on performance and a lottery system. Racers who do come away with qualifications will have the opportunity to race in either this year’s LT100 or next year’s. Cyclists who may not be ready for the full WW100 can also compete in the newly added 50K event. Added to this year’s race, organizers hope that the 31mile long race will attract more racers, who might someday race in the full 100K. Additionally, the organizers are offering a newly established TEAM class which will consist of two-member teams each riding the 50k course. Both the 100k and 50k races are a part of the June 13-16 fourth annual Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest. The bikefest is designed to promote and showcase cycling opportunities in and around Wilmington. For more information, visitfacebook.com/WilmingtonBike Fest?ref=ts&fref=ts, orwhitefaceregion.com.


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Top of the class: ELCS ELIZABETHTOWN „ Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School has announced the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2013. Brody Hooper, son of Fred and Karen Hooper, is the class valedictorian. Hooper had a 99.14 grade point average, and plans to attend Stony Brook University in the fall, majoring in Health Science Pre-med tract and minoring in Spanish. Hooper ’s accomplishments include Teen of the Year, Coca Cola Scholar, Scholar Athlete, Ban K2 Campaign, first team all-star varsity soccer, Mission of Hope Student Leadership and Most Outstanding Delegate - Harvard Model United Nations. Brittany Tomkins, daughter of John and Gail Tomkins, is the class salutatorian. Tomkins had a 98.35 grade point average, and plans to attend the University of Albany in the fall, majoring in Forensic Psychology. Her accomplishments include National Honor Society, Art Club, Yearbook, Class Treasurer, PTSA, Internship at Mountain Lake Services, Best in Show for Charcoal chair work at Lake Placid Art Show 2011, Volunteer at Westport Animal Shelter throughout 2011 and ELA Award 9-12.

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Kent Egglefield of Egglefield Bros. Ford talks with a test driver during the Drive 4UR Community event at Elizabethtown Community Hospital June 5. Ford Motor Company donated $20 to the hospital for every person who test drove a vehicle in an effort to raise up to $6,000 for the hospital. ECH Director of Community Relations Jane Hooper said, “I think it is really neat that they do this to help out local organizations like ours.” Photo by Keith Lobdell

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Sharon Garvey speaks to those attending the Cancer Awareness Walk at the Essex County offices June 7. Photo by Keith Lobdell

keith@denpubs.com ELIZABETHTOWN „ There were no rainy day blues, but there was plenty of purple making its way through the soaked streets of Elizabethtown June 7. A number of people showed up to attend the Essex County Public Health Department’s cancer awareness walk that day, hosting two walks around town as well as food and information on healthy living. “We appreciate everyone that was able to come out on this rainy day,” Lisa French of the department said. “There are a lot of people that put a lot of time and effort into this

only two of the five surviving. “I have been through it as a patient and a caregiver, and it is a lot worse to find out a family member had cancer then when they told me that I had it,” she said. “Cancer is like this weather; it is unpredictable. It is not in your life’s plan.” Garvey added that events like this to raise funds for cancer treatment and research have helped many like her. “There is so much out there with the technology and all of the testing that they can do today,” she said.

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event, and we thank them for helping make this a success.” Those in attendance also heard from Sharon Garvey, an employee of the Soil and Water Conservation Department who has had two battles with cancer. “The first was 20 years ago this fall and the second time was 15 years later, almost to the day,” Garvey told those gathered under umbrellas and the cover of the Old Courthouse steps. “We are here today to honor those who have been impacted by cancer.” Garvey said that she has been on both sides of the fence when it comes to cancer, as she is one of five siblings (out of seven) to be diagnosed, with

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s your pet up to date on his vaccinations? The arrival of warmer weather means our furry friends are likely spending more time outdoors. It’s essential that your pet is vaccinated against common feline or canine diseases, as well as rabies. Of all vaccinations, the rabies vaccination is most critical, as rabies is fatal to both humans and animals. If you can’t afford a trip to your local veterinarian, contact the NCSPCA or check your local paper for information about free rabies clinics in your area. There is no time like today to check your pet’s vaccination history and be sure those shots are up to date. You’ll be glad you did! Our featured pet this week is Elvis, a gorgeous black Labrador Retriever-mix whose personality lives up to his famous name. Elvis is an exuberant, outgoing fellow, whose tail never seems to stop wagging. He is a short, stocky guy who is about six years old. Elvis loves his walks and really looks forward to mealtimes - maybe a little too much, if that pudge is any indicator! Elvis seems to get along fine with other dogs and ignores cats. We believe he would blend well into any household. If you need some joy in your life come meet Elvis - we bet

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he Fifth Annual Keeseville Elk’s Lodge Pig nÍ Swig is this Sunday, Father’s Day. The Pig n Swig is a big fundraising event with a car show, motorcycle rally, live music, raffles, games and of course food. The show will run from nine am until four in the afternoon. Come out to the Elk’s Lodge for all the fun. On Friday, June 14, the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association is presenting Historian and Adirondack Life contributor Amy Godine at 7 p.m. at the Peru Free Library. She will be presenting her latest research concerning land giveaways by wealthy abolitionist Gerrit Smith in the Adirondacks and the subsequent court battles for former slaves to get the land. This is free and open to the public. I received a very nice email from the Anderson Falls Heritage Museum located at 96 Clinton Street in Keeseville The Museum is open every Tuesday from 9 a.m. until noon and Thursday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. or by appointment. Inside you can find historical pictures, articles, artifacts, scrapbooks, and genealogical materials. This is a wonderful

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he long awaited chance to get a look inside the New Senior Assisted Living quarters is now available in the old local school is here, the open house to the public will take place on Saturday, June 15. There will be conducted tours through the building between 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the official ribbon cutting at 1 p.m. It is remarkable what Eli has been able to do with this building, so I urge you to go take a look. A wonderful honor was given to Beverly Dickerson this past week, as she has been a long standing fan of the Willsboro Central School sport’s teams, on Tuesday, June 3, she was invited to the school and given a standing ovation to show the students appreciation. Then Superintendent Broadwell presented her with a Warrior Sport’s shirt and made her an official “Willsboro Warrior” much to her surprise but well deserved. Things are really opening up and this Weekend will be busy with the Town Wide Yard Sale on Saturday, June 15, always a fun day. The local Farmer’s Market will be available on Thursday June 13, to be held in the same location as last year, the park area on

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you won’t be able to help but smile at his antics. Thank you, thank you very much!

Kyle Page • kmpage1217@charter.net way to see the rich local history that we have. Speedy Arnold recently received the prestigious People’s Choice Award at the Adirondack Center for Writing’s annual Adirondack Literary Awards ceremony in Blue Mountain Lake for his book, “What’s an Elephant Doing in the AuSable River?” Copies of the award winning book are available at Arnold’s Grocery Store, 182 Pleasant Street during normal business hours and can be autographed as well. Also an accomplished musician and storyteller Speedy will be appearing at the Plattsburgh Farmers & Crafters Market on Durkee St., Plattsburgh, on June 15 and 29, and the Keeseville Farmer’s Market in downtown Keeseville on June 19. Don’t forget the Farmer’s Market has now started on Wednesdays by the river in downtown Keeseville. See all the great artisans from nine in the morning until one in the afternoon for a great chance to buy locally. My grass is mowed and the birds and squirrels are having fun in my feeder. Recently an Osprey has nested atop a utility pole on the edge of Route 87 at the on ramp for exit 34. It is a spectacular bird to see in flight. Enjoy.

Janice Allen • 963-8912 • allens@willex.com the top of the Rt. 22 hill, note the hours are new this year from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. I believe this is to help those that are working to still be able to take advantage of this great market. Saturday, June 15, the Willsboro United Methodist Men’s group will be holding a yard sale and also have michigans for sale at the mid day time. Check out the great Art Exhibits at the Paine Library. The Friends of the ChildrenÍ s Healing Garden are selling Raffle tickets to take a chance on winning a beautiful quilt donated by Gretchen Boardman. If interested look for Lane Sayward, Larry Allen, Lori Provost and others that will be around at different events this summer. Still looking for volunteers at the Museum and Adsit cabin if interested see Ron Bruno or Charlie Lustig. Don’t forget the Alumni Banquet on Saturday, June 22. Happy Birthday to: Kelsey Sloper June 15, Randy Dickerson June 16, Bruce Patnode June 14, Debbie Bridge June 17, Bob Bridge June 17, Linda Jaquish June 18, Cindy Pytlak June 20, Alicia MacDougal June 20, Bill Thompson June 22, Chuck Krotz June 22. Happy Anniversary to Brian and Cindy Pytlak June 17.

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he Goff Brothers of Plattsburgh will present a benefit concert this Friday evening, June 14, at the Essex Community Church. The four brothers range in age from 12 to 18 and will play classical music on cello, piano and violin. These young men, who have played in the church’s concert series before, are the grandsons of Essex’s Norma Goff. They offered to play a benefit for the concert series after learning of the loss of the series’ former supporting grants. The program begins at 7 p.m. and tickets are $10, with students admitted for free. ItÍ s time to start thinking about entering a float in this year’s Fourth of July parade. It doesn’t have to be an actual float, in that you could dress up like a portrait painter and march along representing the Adirondack Art Association, or you could demonstrate your ability to juggle and ride a unicycle at the same time. I’ve seen both. Of course real floats are welcome to join the fire trucks and bagpipe band already scheduled to appear.

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ime to start thinking about our upcoming Independence Day celebrations, which will take place this year on Saturday, July 6. I’ll give a reminder as the date draws closer, but groups and individuals should get going on floats and vehicles for the parade, and artists and crafters should make plans for showing their wares. All interested parties can contact Sheila Borden at 962-8360 or 962-8909. The main events are the parade, which starts from the Fairgrounds at 5 p.m. (preceded by the Dog Agility Show on the Library Lawn at 4 p.m.), and then the Fire Department Pig Roast, the Street Dance with Gary Phinney at 7 p.m., and finally the famous Fireworks Show down by the lake at dusk. Penelope the Clown, a Hula Hoop Contest, and popcorn and soda will be found along with the Library Book Sale on the Library Lawn, and the Christopher Emmet Hallowell Fund will hold its annual Ice Cream Social and Magic Show in Ballard Park. The parade and the pig roast will be bigger than ever, with numerous prizes and awards given for outstanding parade entrants. Donation flyers will soon be mailed for the Fireworks Fund,

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There are also a couple of dignitaries looking for parade conveyances. They should be dignified vehicles, preferably of the convertible sort, but don’t need to reach the level of the Pope-mobile. While a Duesenberg would look great, it turns out the stop and go of parades causes overheating in older cars, but if you’d like to lend your late-model Rolls or sedan chair with 8 husky bearers, please let me know. The Fourth is a Thursday this year, and the fireworks display at Begg’s Point will be on Friday evening, July 5. Call either 9637072 or 963-4060 if you’d like to enter a float. A second art gallery is preparing to open in downtown Essex. It will be in the small shop next to the current AAA gallery in the old stone firehouse. Art galleries prosper when you have a number of them in one place, in that more buyers will be attracted to the wider range of offerings. With the relatively large number of eateries in town (art lovers generally are food lovers) here’s hoping we have a great summer in Essex.

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and containers will be placed at local businesses, so please be sure and show your support. A regional Agricultural Itinerary with Westport as its center will soon be ready at the Lakes to Locks web site (www.lakestolocks. com). Visitors will be able to find presentday farms where they can see livestock and purchase produce, and they will also be able to explore the rich farming history of the Champlain Valley. This project was organized by Cynthia Johnston of DaCy Meadow Farm, who has also spearheaded an effort to make value-added vouchers available at local lodging establishments, to encourage visitors to patronize our community businesses. Dads eat free at the Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast Scout Benefit, hosted by Boy Scout Troop 63 on Sunday, June 15, from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at the Galley at the Westport Marina. (The Galley opens for the season right afterward.) Don’t forget to register your child for the Youth Commission Summer Program, which runs at the school weekdays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from July 8 to Aug. 16. Applications are available at westportyouth.org.

News Briefs Dems seek commissioner

ELIZABETHTOWN „ The Essex County Democratic Committee is seeking candidates for the position of Democratic Election Commissioner. Applicants should be registered Democrats who are interested in serving as Democratic Election Commissioner to fill an anticipated vacancy. Successful candidates should be 21 years of age or over, a registered Democrat in Essex County and a resident of Essex County. Applicants should have good writing skills, public speaking experience and be familiar with basic computer applications such as email, word processing and excel programs. They should also be able to read and understand New York State election law. Letters of interest and resumes should be sent by e-mail to: msbartley@aol.com. Qualified candidates will be interviewed by a subcommittee of the Essex County Democratic Committee and must be approved by the Essex County Board of Supervisors. Send resumes and cover letters to: msbartley@aol. com. Deadline for applications is Saturday, June 15.

Exercise class available

ELIZABETHTOWN „ There will be an exercise class for people with arthritis or joint pain. Gentle exercise class will be held at the Hand House, River Street, Elizabethtown. Class will meet every Tuesday at 9 a.m. Please wear

comfortable clothing, no equipment or exercise experience needed. Work at your own pace. Sponsored by Eastern Adirondack Health Care Network and the Arthritis Foundation. Call Susie, 962-4514, or email susieb@localnet.com for details. The class is free and open to everyone.

Willsboro Dems seek candidates

WILLSBORO „ The Democratic Committee of Willsboro will assist any qualified Democrat who wishes to be on the ballot in the fall 2013 elections to fill the following positions: Town Supervisor, Town Clerk, two Councilpersons, Town Justice and Highway Supervisor. Call Edna Coonrod, Democratic Town Chair, at 9634594 or email her at elbc@willex.com for more information and for designating petitions.

Tennis fun day at social center

ELIZABETHTOWN „ The Elizabethtown Social Center will host a Family Tennis Fun Day on Saturday, June 15, from 2 until 4 p.m. The Hale House Tennis Courts will be available to families in the community. Tennis is a fun, inexpensive activity that the whole family can do together. No experience or equipment is needed. Standard and modified equipment will be available for all ages to try out. Instructors will be available. Stewart’s Shop ice cream certificates will be given to all participants. Contact the Social Center for more information at 873-6408.

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Charlotte Staats WESTPORT „ Westport Central School has announced the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2013. Charlotte Staats, daughter of Lloyd and Peggy Staats, is

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the class valedictorian. Staats had a 95.02 grade point average and plans to attend Clarkson University in the fall, majoring in physical therapy. Harry Hudson, son of

Steve and Darci Hudson, is the class salutatorian. Hudson had a 92.42 grade point average and plans to attend the Plattsburgh Aeronautical Institute to continue his studies there in the fall.

Strawberry festival scheduled Snap, along with the help of owner Carol Thom of Westport, makes it through the agility course during the Agility Dogs of the Adirondacks Canine Performance Events, held in Westport June 8-9 at the Essex County Fairgrounds. Photo by Keith Lobdell

Heritage House to open doors

WESTPORT — The Westport Heritage House will open its doors to the community once again on Wednesday, June 19, at 5 p.m. for an Open House. Visitors will be welcomed by Kim Matthews on the patio playing bagpipes and be entertained by the talented actors, singers, and musicians from the Depot Theatre. Local restaurants and eateries will be providing some of their most popular appetizers. The feature event of the evening is the oral histories collected by Westport Central School teacher Paul Mudie and a group of his students, Jordan Spadafora, Keragan Viens, Emily Rascoe, Sabrina Hendry and William Daha. Mudie was approached to see if he had any students that might be interested in working on an oral history project for the Westport Heritage House Visitor Center. He was excited to help and found it was a good project for his production and editing class. The student project has captured the memories of Erwin Barber, Evelyn Brant and Phil Knowles as they highlight remembrances of life and their families in Westport during their lifetime, with the help of Colin Wells as interviewer. The students videoed, scanned photos and pieced together DVDs to be used at the Visitor and Community Center as introductions of life in Westport “Through The Years, Through Their Eyes.” The event is free to the public.

WADHAMS — The Wadhams Strawberry Festival will take place Father’s Day, June 16, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Wadhams United Church of Christ. Events include a yard sale and baked goods sale, strawberry shortcake sale and drawings for paintings, pottery and a braided rub. Vendors are welcome. For more information, call 962-4488 or email uccwadhams@yahoo.com.

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n the amount of time it took to brush your teeth this morning a World War II veteran passed away from old age. Now well into their 80s and 90s, the men and women who fought and won the Great Conflict are dying at the rate of more than 800 a day. That’s approximately one every two minutes. At one time, there were more than 15 million WWII veterans in the United States. That number has now dwindled to a little more than a million and the median age of a World War II vet is now 92. It is estimated by the US Veterans Administration that by 2036, there will be no living WWII veterans left to tell their stories of the sights, sounds, victories and horrors of the deadliest war in world history. Regrettably, many will also never get the opportunity to personally view the National World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. that was dedicated in 2004 to the men and women who fought and died in World War II. That is why the work being done by North Country Honor Flight should be recognized and lauded. An arm of the national not-for-profit Honor Flight Network, the group was formed in March 2012 by Keeseville resident Danny Kaifetz with the goal of flying North Country WWII veterans to see the War II Memorial in Washington D.C. The premise is simple. Many WWII vets do not have the finances or physical wherewithal to make the trip to D.C. In many cases, friends and family also lack the resources and time to complete the three-to four-day trip by vehicle to the nation’s capital. With that in mind, North Country Honor Flight offers free transportation and airfare to and from the memorial. Accompanying the veterans are guardians who assist with the trip and the bus transporting them to Albany airport is flanked by veteran groups like the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association, the Patriot Guard and the Legion Riders. While in Albany, they are joined by other Honor Flight groups and treated to a heroes send-off, including crowds cheering and waving, a performance by a military band and speeches from dignitaries. Signs held up by the crowd read: ”God bless WWII vets,” and “One last mission.” Then, the veterans board a plane for their all-expense-paid trip to the memorial in Washington D.C. For many it is their one and only chance to witness the tribute that was erected in their honor. Dozens of veterans from throughout the

circulation area of Denton Publications have already taken advantage of the chance to see the memorial. A group flew out May 18 and another this past Saturday, June 8. All say they relished the opportunity. In a letter to the editor, WWII veteran Robert Savarie of Olmstedville said it was an incredibly emotional experience. “(It) was an emotional experience as memories of D-Day, Anzio, Battle of the Bulge, Midway, Guadalcanal, Okinawa and so many other battlefields were brought to mind,” he said. Other veterans like William H. Thompson of Willsboro, Alfred Kurtz of Elizabethtown and Ralph Filion of Plattsburgh all said they were honored by the gesture made by North Country Honor Flight and the outpouring of support they received from members of the community. Family members that accompanied the veterans had similar sentiments. Filion’s daughter, Michelle Filion-Schon, drove to Plattsburgh from Pottstown, Pa., to join her father on the flight. “I think this could very well be the best day of both of our lives,” Filion-Schon said. “I’m so blessed to be there with him when he sees the memorial for the first time. This is the first time he’s ever been appreciated as a veteran.” Let’s hope it won’t be his last. Approximately 16 million men and women served in the U.S. military during WWII. By the time WWII ended in 1945, Nearly 420,000 United States soldiers lost their lives „ another 670,000 were wounded. In the eight years it has been in existence, the national Honor Flight Network has transported more than 98,500 WWII veterans to Washington, D.C. to see their memorial. The program has 121 hubs in 41 states, including the North Country Honor Flight based in Keeseville. The argument can certainly be made that no other war in our nation’s history was as influential in keeping our country, values and way of life intact as the Great Conflict. We owe an immeasurable amount of gratitude to the men and women who fought in WWII to keep this nation free for this generation and more importantly for future generations. But saying so is just lip service. The people who volunteer their time to organizations like North Country Honor Flight are walking the walk. For more information on North Country Honor Flight or to donate to the cause, visit northcountryhonorflight.org. „

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n a recent conversation for the people’s money and with my predecessor, the power of the government former Denton Publicato have its way over the pritionsÍ Publisher Bill Denton, vate sector, who wouldn’t opt we compared the differences for a government position if of operating a private secgiven a choice? tor company in his era (1960 The only long-term glimthrough the late ’80s) commer of hope I see for the pripared to today. Small business vate sector is the American was once thought of as the entrepreneurial spirit. We backbone of the country. Nothhear firsthand from former Dan Alexander ing could compare to hanging employees that working for Thoughts from out your own shingle, creatthe government is drone-like Behind the Pressline ing a product or providing a work. The passion for the unique and valuable service. work itself is all too often One poured their heart, cash, overwhelmed by the sheer time and that of their family’s, while taking volume, lack of creativity and individual inigreat risk on the American free enterprise tiative. When the end of the day comes, the system as a way of creating a better life for work is dropped like a hot potato and the themselves and generations to come. rush for the door is the fastest move of the But that dream may be slipping away. day by most of their co-workers. Perhaps this Small businesses now employ 44 percent of is why we see these lavish government conthe private sector jobs, but over the past couferences with team building exercises featurple of decades, they have generated 65 pering line dancing and movie re-enactments to cent of all new jobs. According to the Brookaddress what’s been reported as poor morale ings Institution, the number of startups have issues in the public sector. Individualism and fallen more than 23 percent from its height creativity still beats in the American spirit, in 2006. In recent years, business bankruptcy and that can’t be purchased with a governrates more than doubled, most of which were ment paycheck or benefits, at least not yet small businesses, defined as companies emanyway. ploying less then 500 people. At the end of the day the biggest concern Between 1950 and 1980, the average comfor this private sector employer is will our pensation in the public and private sectors powerful government continue to use its moved in lockstep. But after 1980, public secleverage to stifle private enterprise while tor compensation growth began to outpace forcing it to pay for the ever-growing cost of private sector compensation growth, and government? by the mid-1990s public sector workers had Throughout mankind the tug of war has a substantial pay advantage. In the boom always been who can best solve the probyears of the late-1990s, private sector worklems facing society, government or private ers closed the gap a bit, but public sector pay enterprise? While governments continue moved ahead again in the 2000s. to solve societyÍ s shortcomings, itÍ s always Today, with benefits, job security and the been private ingenuity that has created new opportunities for advancement, government technology to advance society. Let’s hope for has become the clear choice when seeking the sake of future generations that we keep a career. From personal experience over the that thought in mind and maintain a proper years, we lose more employees to governbalance between private and public. We need ment jobs than to other private sector emboth, but each has its place in our free society ployers and when given the choice between — neither should ever be placed in a subserwhat we can afford to pay, plus benefits and vient role nor an overly dominate role. Both days off, a private sector job pales in comgroups should be valued for the role they parison to working in the public sector. play in advancing the nation. Clearly when you see the kind of money Dan Alexander is Publisher and CEO of Denthat gets poured into the political system, the ton Publications. He may be reached at dan@ over-bloated spending, the reckless regard denpubs.com.

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Letters to the Editor

Prepare for fair To the Valley News: Making plans for the summer? Let us help you with an affordable, educational, fun day at the Essex County Fair. All day admission (only $10. each) includes carnival rides, games, shows, exhibits, and demonstrations with free parking. Wednesday and Thursday is Senior Day – 60 & older- you get a coupon for $2. off at food vendors, so bring the grandkids. The Essex County fair will host the only “car rollover contest” in Northern New York or Vermont. After that there will be a figure 8 race on Friday night. Talk about a thrill show!! New this year is Essex County Fair Beauty Pageant for age 0- 12. Sign up on line. And build an outdoor scarecrow and enter it for a prize (individually or family’s). Details for both are on our website: essexcountyfair.org. There will also be a miniature horse and donkey show, dog shows two days, laser gun shooting, new games and a new F DUQ LY DO ( DVW& RDVW0 LGZ D\ V We are an agricultural fair so there are many animals showing daily from New York and Vermont. We welcome any farm families to enter and enjoy the fair. Horse show truck ins are available. For the rednecks in our crowd we offer street legal truck pulls, garden tractor pulls the Demolition Derby and a really good country band that can fiddle up a storm (Chris Higbee and band). Hope you are making plans to attend the Essex County Fair on July 31 through Aug. 4 in Westport. Tell your friends and neighbors. Bertha Rand Secretary

CATS event a success To the Valley News: “Trails are a tool to build a community that cares about nature” is how William Janeway, the Adirondack CouncilÍ s new executive director began his talk at the Celebrate Champlain Area Trails event on June 1. Over 150 people attended the late afternoon festivities which concluded a busy National Trails Day.

The day began with the IronOre Challenge at Cheney Mountain Trail hosted by the Moriah Chamber of Commerce and CATS. Then during a 1 p.m. hike, we unveiled the beautiful new interpretive signs at Black Kettle Nature Trail illustrated by Sheri Amsel and funded by a grant from the J.C. Kellogg Foundation. We want to thank all who attended, people who hike on the trails, our donors, and the event sponsors: Champlain National Bank, The Adirondack Council, Stewart’s Shops, Champlain Vistas B&B, Poko-MacCready Camps, Dogwood Bread Company, Ernie’s Market, The Galley Restaurant, Will Hartzell – Acupuncture, Northwaters Camp, Westport Hotel and Tavern, Magic Pines Campground, Lake Placid 3 X E DQ G % UHZ HU\ : LOOLDP % DW HP DQ Architect, Chez Lin and RayÍ s Restaurant, Hall Design Group, The Heurich Company, Lake Champlain Yoga Arts, Lakeside School, Boquet Liquor Store, Elizabethtown Sunoco, and Halfway House Restaurant. We make trails and save land because we care about people and our communities; plus it’s fun! So as we move into the summer hiking season, we hope you enjoy the Champlain Area Trails, come out for our trail projects, and invite your family and friends to visit and support our communities. Thank you. Chris Maron Executive Director Champlain Area Trails

Therapy dogs praised To the Valley News: I am writing to praise an outstanding program at Westport Central School. That is, the Therapy Dog Program, run by enrichment teacher Susan Satloff. Each year, for the past three years, Ms. Satloff has trained students in safe dog handling and care for six months,

then brings the students and dogs to various sites in the North Country, such as the Horace Nye nursing home, for therapeutic interactions with the residents. This is a wonderful opportunity for the students to learn responsibility, patience, and the rewards of community VHUY LF H ( Y HU\ RQ HLV D Z LQ Q HU W KHVW X dents learn how to properly care for and train a dog, and the recipients of the therapy encounters are overjoyed with the visits – not only from being able to pet and love a well-behaved dog, but also by seeing these children in an endeavor that they can share with the community in a unique way. The Westport school mission statement: “To inspire our students to be caring and contributing members of society,” is embodied in Ms. Satloff’s class like no other. It is the only program of its kind in any school in all of New York and New England! This hands-on learning of responsibility and compassion is something these children will take into their adult lives, and one which will not only establish how they care for pets as adults, but also their own children. In past years the students and therapy dogs have visited nursing homes and hospitals in Plattsburgh, Elizabethtown, Keene Valley and Ticonderoga. They also have visited three other schools teaching dog safety programs to 6-9 year-olds. What an inspired and visionary choice it was on the part of the Westport school board to enable Ms. Satloff to deliver this class. I can’t think of a more valuable way to invest school budget money, as does Senator Elizabeth Little. She has sent Ms. Satloff a personal letter commending the program and a certificate of merit to each student. Andrea J Sorey, Elizabethtown

Letters The Valley News welcomes letters to the editor. Letters can be sent to keith@denpubs.com. Letters can also be submitted online at valleynewsadkcom or mailed to 14 Hand Ave., Elizabethtown, N.Y., 12932.

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continued from page 1 proceeds for the event benefited the Adirondack History Center Museum and its future endeavors. Located at the back of the museum, off of Hand Avenue under the pavilion, Linnea Shumway and Cynthia Johnston of DaCY Meadow Farm served lunch and attendees could also enter a drawing for a $100 gas card among other things. The aroma of a selection of foods wafted through the outdoor event as people wandered around indulging in conversation, taking in the sight of historic and antique cars, and meandering into the museum for the free Civil War exhibit. The car show was stretched between the museum and the pavilion, creating a festival-like atmosphere that encouraged car enthusiasts to also take part in exploring the museum’s free event as they made their way towards the museum. The event had appeal for all walks of people — cars, food, fun - and the museum provided a chance for the community to engage in some local history that was a part of national history. Among the artifacts, letters, and photographs of the Civil War veterans of Essex County, there was even well-preserved clothing, and a dress worn by Sarah Kellogg Livingston to LincolnÍ s Inaugural Ball. Not only did the event provide a chance for classic car enthusiasts to share their love of cars, but it provided a walk through history in two aspects—the timeless appeal of historic cars and the local contribution of Essex County to the Civil War—tied together in this one event.

The Antique and Classic Car Show was also the grand opening of the Adirondack History Museum’s newest exhibit about the Civil War.

and salutatorian Emily Mero, along with the commencement address by Willsboro elementary teacher Linda Jacques. The school also recognizes a new member of the WCS Wall of Distinction during the ceremony. Awards and scholarships will be presented to the students, along with the presentation of diplomas.

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The commencement ceremony for the ELCS Class of 2013 will be held in the school’s auditorium Friday, June 21, at 7:30 p.m. Speakers will include valedictorian Brody Hooper and salutatorian Brittany Tomkins, along with ELCS teacher

The AuSable Valley Class of 2013 will host its graduation in the Middle/High School gymnasium Saturday, June 22, at 10 a.m. Speakers will include class valedictorian Evan Maicus and salutatorian Nicklas Makowski, along with commencement speaker Michaela Bushey, a 2007 graduate of AVCS. Diplomas will be presented to the graduating students.

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James Sheffer. Awards and scholarships will be presented to the students, along with the presentation of diplomas.

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athers play a special role in the lives of children. There is some evidence that Father’s Day has been celebrated for thousands of years before the official Presidential designation of Father’s Day by President Nixon in 1972. A young Babylonian boy named Elmusu carved a message on a clay tablet wishing his father a peaceful and enjoyable life. While the discovery of the tablet suggests that there may have been thankful expressions expressed to fathers by their children, the creation of an official day honoring fathers was long in the making. In America, it is thought the first Father’s Day celebration may have occurred in West Virginia in 1908 where a sermon delivered By Scot Hurlburt by Dr. Robert Webb extoled the virtues of fatherhood. Sonora Smart Dodd is thought to have been the catalyst behind the creation of Father’s Day. Her mother had died at the birth of her sixth child and Mrs. Dodd’s father, Henry Smart; a decorated Civil War soldier had acted the role of mother and father in her life. Mrs. Dodd felt that he had given so much to his children that he should be honored for that commitment and along so many other deserving fathers. Some would argue that mothers are the most important parent in the household. After all, mothers get more telephone calls on mother’s day than fathers do on Father’s day. Fathers get more collect calls for Father’s Day than mothers do. As a father I am often called to fix something or look at something or to listen to the strange noise coming out of the car. Fathers like mothers approach parenting as differently as the stars in the sky. I do believe that there are some fundamental things that men can do to be a good father. Good fathers love their children’s mother and treat her accordingly. This one thing maybe the thing or the most important thing. Love your children without qualification. Love them even if they are not the best student, best athlete or best whatever. As a Dad, you must be grown up yourself; Dads must be adults not pals or friends with their kids while they are younger. Time, giving the best you can of your time as often as you can will help your children to be happy and well adjusted. Children need structure and discipline, not yelling screaming or hitting. Discipline is about teaching and learning and relationship building. Stress learning and education whatever your child decides to do education will help them to succeed. Raise your children to become independent and confident so that they can make their own way in the world and not dependent on you. Teach them that life is short and terribly valuable. Idling away in front of a television or video game falls drastically short of realizing the brevity of this life. Finally, fathers tend to be the mistake makers in families. Therefore they are the best teachers of forgiveness and accountability. Teach your children to be accountable for what they do wrong and right. Imbedded in this learning is the knowledge that we must also forgive ourselves for the mistakes that we make and we all make them. It has been a great source of satisfaction and joy to be someone’s father and I feel privileged to have had this opportunity. I also know that fathers that are not always our biological fathers. Sometimes we are fathered by men around us, Uncles, Grandfathers, neighbors, teachers, brothers, and coaches’ employers and yes, even our friends. These men who have helped to shape us and care for us have also been fathers to us. On this Father’s Day don’t forget the men who have fathered you though they may not always show it, they love you and care for you very much in their own way. Remember, all kids count. Reach the writer at Hurlburt@wildblue.net.

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Keene seniors will participate in commencement ceremonies Saturday, June 22, at 10 a.m. in the school auditorium. The

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program will include speeches by class valedictorian Samuel Balzac and salutatorian Victoria Patenaude, along with commencement speaker Melissa LaVallee, who works as a primary grade teacher in the school. Awards and scholarships will be presented to the students, along with the presentation of diplomas.

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The Westport Central School Class of 2013 will graduate in ceremonies to be held Saturday, June 22, in the school’s gymnasium at 10 a.m. Speakers will include class valedictorian and salutatorian, along with commencement speaker. Awards and scholarships will be presented to the students, along with the presentation of diplomas.

now making sure that police are asking those in custody if they have ever served and if they are veterans.” Meyer said that the Essex County Veterans Court would offer some assistance in areas other than the traditional matters that come up through the criminal court system. “Our Veterans Court is not going to be limited solely to criminal cases, but also to work on domestic issues and family court cases,” Meyer said. “We want to cast as wide a net for as many veterans as possible and their families. It is a wide net that we are trying to cast and it is a little unprecedented in the state, but we are trying to help as many people as we can.” Meyer said that on the criminal side, offenders would be able to participate in addiction or mental health programs as an alternative to jail time under the discretion of the court. “If there is a misdemeanor charge and you go to Veterans Court, you have the possibility to have the charge vacated if you complete the Veterans Court program,” Meyer said. “We can provide a whole array of support and services through this team. It will operate the same way as the drug court, but it will be just for veterans.” Meyer said that while some may enter the court, “just to try and get out of jail,” they will leave seeing the true benefits of the program. “Once they get into the program and see the benefits, (just getting out of jail) is not the important part to them anymore,” he said. “They see the benefits that it has made in the eyes of them and their family, and that becomes the success for them.” Meyer said that the court is still being formed and that the biggest need is veteran volunteers. “We are still in the formation process, and we are trying to get together the mentors,” he said. “That is a key part of the Veterans Court, to get veterans who are not in trouble to come in and help those in need of the services.”


Dinner set at Federated Church WESTPORT „ There will be a chicken and biscuit dinner Thursday, June 20, at the Westport Federated Church (Stone Church) on Main Street. Serving starts 4:30 p.m. with takeouts available. Cost is $9 adults, $4 children 12 and under.

OBITUARIES HELEN A. TYBUSH MAR 11, 1923 - JUN 06, 2013 Helen A. Tybush United Methodist Church Brunswick/WillsboroOn where she had a spiritual June 6, 2013, Helen Augusta friendship with Rev. Arthur Tybush celebrated her passHagy. She was President of ing into eternal life, at home, the United Methodist Womsurrounded by en's group. She her loving familived each and ly, after a brief every day as a illness, at the age Christian, of 90. Helen was spreading love born at 3 Ball and joy, stating, Place in Water"It's what's in vliet on March your heart that is 11, 1923 to Alvin important." Her C. and Emma H. smile and kind(Strunk) Wagar. ness was infecHelen was a lovtious. She truly ing Wife, Mothloved her family er, Grandmother, Greatand God. The Angels have Grandmother and Aunt who brought her home to be with always put her family first. her Heavenly Family and They were her pride and joy. Friends, especially her Her spirit continues on in her Grandmother, Mother and husband of 63 years, Frank L. her beloved friend, Marilyn Tybush III and her family Bovair. which includes her children; Helen was a self taught, proFrank L. Tybush IV (Debbie), ficient, fiber craftswoman. John E. Tybush (Elva), Penny She enjoyed knitting, croMartiniano (Paul) all of Tycheting, embroidering, bush Lane and Christine sewing, weaving, quilting, Benedict (Rick) of Willsboro, needlepoint and tatting. She where Helen and Frank enwas an amazing teacher, eajoyed their summer home. ger to share her skills, from a Also survived by her grandpassenger on a bus to a waitchildren, Mandy Chenaille, ress in a restaurant, to classes (Tom), Frank L. Tybush V at yarn shops, Home Bureau (Elizabeth), John Tybush II or 4-H meetings. She im(Yolanda), Nathan Tybush mensely enjoyed her visits to (Nikki), Rocco Valenti III yarn shops and knitting re(Carrie), Christopher Valenti treats. She passed all of these (Cassandra), great-grandchiltalents on to all four of her dren; Ryan Chenaille and children and daughters-inPhoenix Valenti, nephew, law. She was very proud of David Wells and numerous her son John's Alpaca Farm, nieces, nephews and cousins. especially the newest memHelen is also survived by her ber of their Alpaca family, beloved grand-dog, ChocoLittle Helen. late. Never wanting to inconveHelen lived and amazing life, nience anyone, Helen spent touching each and every inher last days laughing, joking dividual whom she met. She and sharing witty bits of would tell her family and family history, advice and friends of her life starting in encouragement with a smile Watervliet, bicycle trips, and glow. Helen and her working for the Telephone family are blessed that she Company as a Plug Operator was able to visit with so and at the War Department many friends and relatives in in Washington, D.C. She reher last days. The outpouring turned home from Washingof love and support has been ton to care for her mother overwhelming and for that who passed away in 1948. In we are extremely grateful. 1949 she married Frank. They Please help us celebrate Hebuilt many of their own len's new eternal life on homes, worked at Singer Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at Sewing Machine Co. and en10:00 A.M. at the Howard B. joyed camping and traveling Tate and Son Funeral Home together. In her younger Inc., 2237 NY-7, located in days, she also enjoyed their Raymertown where Rev. collections of antique cars, Arthur Hagy will officiate motorcycles, snowmobiles her funeral service. Burial and boats. She was very inwill follow in the family plot volved in the lives of her located at Eagle Mills Cemefamily and her community. tery in Brunswick. Relatives Helen was extremely strong and friends are invited to call in her faith and relationship at the funeral home on Monwith God. She was member day, June 10, 2013 from 4:00 of the Center Brunswick 8:00 P.M. MIRIAM TUFTS HALL Miriam Tufts Hall , 93 , of Hall , son Peter B. Hall and Elizabethtown New York , grandson Lee P. Hall. passed into the loving arms Miriam received a B.A. in of the Lord on Thursday, psychology from Wells ColMarch 14 , 2013 of natural lege in Aurora, New York in causes. 1942. A memorial service will be The Halls were summer resiheld Monday July 1 , 2013 at dents of Keene Valley in the 11:00 AM at The Church of 1950s and 60s , and moved to the Good Shepherd in ElizaElizabethtown year-round in bethtown , New York . The 1970. Reverend David Sullivan will Mim was an active member be officiating of The Church of the Good Mim is survived by her Shepherd in Elizabethtown, daughter Lorraine C. Hall of New York for 43 years. In Stewartstown , Pennsylvania, lieu of flowers , donations in and her sons, William G. Hall memory of Miriam may be of New York, New York and made to The Church of the George L. Hall of ElizabethGood Sheppard , PO Box 146, town , New York. 10 Williams Street , ElizaMiriam leaves behind 5 bethtown, New York 12932. grandchildren and 3 greatFor online condolences grandchildren. please visit http://www.wm Mim was preceded in death marvins.com/ by her husband Gerald C.

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Westport science class releases fish By Katherine Clark

katherine@denpubs.com WESTPORT „ The school day went to the fishes when the seventh grade class at Westport Central School released almost 70 salmon minnows into the Boquet River on May 21 at Lee Park. The students started taking care of the fish eggs when they were delivered to the class-

room after the students returned from Christmas break. Erica LoherÍ s seventh grade living science class has been raising and releasing salmon minnows for years at WCS and this year the students carried on the tradition of taking care of the fish from eggs to their release in the river. The salmon eggs came frozen from the Lake Clear Fish Hatchery. Once they arrived the students put the eggs into water and waited for the shells to thin and the fishes to emerge. “We had to keep the water clean and make sure they had enough food,” said student Abby Mero. At the park, students took the minnows, one by one, to the river and released them into the non-moving waters. “It was a lot of fun,” said Mero.

Gabrielle Salinas and Abby Mero release fish into the Boquet River last month as part of their seventh grade science class. Photo by Katherine Clark

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Gabrielle Coonrod WILLSBORO „ Willsboro Central School has announced the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2013. Gabrielle

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daughter of Matt and Kristina Coonrod, is the class valedictorian. Coonrod had a 94.65 grade point average and plans to attend SUNY Albany in the fall.

Emily Mero, daughter of Paul and Tami Mero, is the class salutatorian. Mero had a 93.86 grade point average and plans to attend SUNY Plattsburgh in the fall.

CFES names boardroom for contributors Willsboro Academy Chorus members take a moment to pose for the camera in Keeseville. Photo by Jennifer Moore

By Keith Lobdell

keith@denpubs.com WILLSBORO — A pop star’s life is spent on the road. To help their students get a small taste of that life, Willsboro Central School gave members of its Academy Chorus a day in the life of a touring musician, as students in grades 4-6 (along with third grade drummer Anna McShane) headed out on the road June 6 for a three-stop, county-encompassing tour that included Westport Central School, the Keeseville Knights of Columbus and the Horace Nye Nursing Home. “The students wanted to do a concert of popular music, and we wanted to work out a way to also turn it into an educational experience,” Willsboro music teacher Jennifer Moore said. “We wanted to give them a sense of the work that is involved in the life of being a pop musician and the time spent on the road and sharing their music.” At the three stops, the students sang popular hits such as “We are Young” (Fun), “Fireflies” (Owl City), “Good Girl” (Carrie Underwood), “Eye of the Tiger” (Survivor), and “Cups (When I’m Gone)” (Anna Kendrick). Throughout, the chorus was accompanied by Moore and their drummer, McShane, who has been playing for

just three months leading up to the shows. “It is pretty cool to be with them as a third grader,” McShane said. “My favorite song to perform is ‘We Are Young.’ ‘Good Girl,’ is a little complicated, and I do mess up sometimes, but I am able to get back on the beat and do better after.” The singers also enjoyed their day on the road. “It feels great — this is my first tour,” fourth grader Stephen Liebeck said. “Just to be here and getting to do this is an honor.” “It was definitely an amazing experience,” sixth grader Jared Joslyn said. “It was a pleasure to sing to all of the groups, I just do not know how to explain it.” “It was awesome to be singing to all of these people,” fifth grader Adam Gay said. “It was just a wonderful experience,” sixth grader Olivia Politi said. “I love to sing with my friends and when I get older, I want to go to Broadway and do this.” Moore said that she felt the students learned the values they were trying to teach them through the experience. “I think that they do appreciate the value of the preparation that is needed to do something like this and the reward of the performance,” she said. “I think that we are all going to sleep well after this.”

ESSEX — College For Every Student (CFES) has received a gift from Lawson and Clint Allen, longtime seasonal residents of Essex, and has named the boardroom in its new national headquarters in honor of the Allens. In January, CFES moved its national headquarters to the 6,000 square foot building at 2303 Main Street in Essex. The second floor of the building—where the Lawson and Clint Allen Boardroom is located„ houses the organization’s offices and dayto-day operations. The CFES Center, in the back of the building, provides state-of-the-art meeting space for trainings and gatherings. “Lawson and Clint’s contribution to the CFES Building Fund enables CFES to strengthen its position as America’s preeminent nonprofit dedicated to helping underserved students get to and through college,” said Rick Dalton, president and CEO of College For Every Student. “We’re so fortunate to have residents in the North Country who are so caring and generous, and we owe our deepest gratitude to the Allens,” Active in philanthropy, Lawson and Clint Allen, have a long history of supporting education. They have endowed two full scholarships at Harvard University (Allen Scholars), a

scholarship to Cardinal Spellman High School, where Clint was a student, and recently they established an annual four-year scholarship to a graduating high school senior who resides in Essex. The couple recently gave a major gift to the Massachusetts General Hospital, where Clint Allen serves on the board. In addition to joining the CFES board,

Lawson also serves on the board of Posse, a leadership access program to top tier colleges. “We cannot think of anything more important in today’s world than the education of kids. When you empower young people, you empower the future,” said Allen. “We are proud and privileged to support CFES and the great work that they are doing,”

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WILLSBORO — Children’s Day at the Willsboro Farmers’ Market will be held Thursday, June 20, from 3:30 until 6:30 p.m. and will include Penelope the Clown, music and events to help celebrate the end of the school year. For information, call Linda Therrien at 963-4383.

Farmer mixer scheduled

KEESEVILLE — There will be a mixer for farmers young and old at the Ausable Grange Hall Saturday, June 22, and Sunday, June 23. It will include farm tours, speakers, fresh-cooked local food, and camping to celebrate the Summer Solstice. Join them for an afternoon hay-wagon multi-farm tour plus an evening replete with history, poetry, music, dancing, and delicious local food to celebrate the height of the summer season. RSVP required by email, cara@thegreenhorns, for full schedule and confirmation. The event is organized by The Greenhorns, a five-year old grassroots organization for young farmers, recently re-located to the Champlain Valley.

Evan Maicus CLINTONVILLE „ AuSable Valley Central School has announced the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2013. Evan Earl Maicus, the son of Earl and Nicole Maicus, is the class valedictorian. He finished his high school career with a grade point average of 97.02. Maicus plans to attend Skidmore College in the fall, majoring in

Nicklas Makowski Computer Science. Nicklas Liam Makowski, the son of Robert and Anna Makowski, has been named the class salutatorian. He finished his high school career with a grade point average of 96.47. He plans to attend Clarkson University in the fall, majoring in Engineering.

KEENE VALLEY — The Mountaineer in Keene Valley will be hosting the ninth annual Great Adirondack Trail Run on Saturday, June 15. Event proceeds will support the Ausable River Association (AsRA) and the Boquet River Association (BRASS). There are two runs: an 11.5-mile strenuous run up the back side of Hopkins Mountain and down to Keene Valley, beginning at 9 a.m.; and a 3.5-mile fun run from Baxter Mountain Tavern to Keene Valley, beginning at 10 a.m. The 11.5-mile run is full, but people can call to get on the waiting list. There are still slots available in the 3.5mile run. For more information, visit mountaineer.com/ trail-run/ or call The Mountaineer at 576-2281 to register.

Champlain Valley K-9 visits John Brown Farm

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keith@denpubs.com LAKE PLACID — If you get lost in the woods of the John Brown Farm, the best thing to do is find the closest tree and hug it. That is what members of the Champlain Valley K-9 Search and Rescue Unit told those who visited the state park Saturday, June 8, as part of its Hug-A-Tree education program. “I thought that it was a good idea to bring them in and give kids an idea of what to do in the woods in case they get lost,” John Brown Farm Site Manager Brendan Mills said. “It is nice to have the dogs here and to show people what they are able to do.” “Shannon Bressett of Keeseville works with a pair of K-9 Shannon Bressett and Ruby of the Champlain Valley K-9 Search and Rescue Unit say hello to visitors at the partners, Oakland and Ruby, John Brown Farm, where they were promoting the Hug-A-Tree program. Photo by Keith Lobdell who was at the farm to welcome and a deer walked out in front of us,” she Beekmantown Volunteer Fire Department visitors. said. “I was a little concerned because it member who is learning to train and work “Four hours of every day is running was the first time we had come across a big with the dogs. training for the two dogs,” Bressett said. animal out in the wilderness, but Oakland The duo was also there to promote an “Even if it is just going for a walk around just paused for a second to see what was upcoming fundraiser for the program, the Keeseville to make sure that they are able Dirty Dog Run, which will be held Oct. 19, to mind their manners, there is always there and then went right back to work.” Bressett said that each of her dogs are at the Titus Mountain Family Ski Center in something that they have to be working suited for different types of searches, as Malone. on.” Oakland will track for human scent in the “There will be search and rescue-themed Minding their manners is something air while Ruby will keep her nose on the obstacles as part of the run,” Bressett said. that is important when the dogs are workground. “It is not going to be as tough as your ing in an area where there are a lot of ani“Ruby will find one person at a time, tough mudder courses, but there will be mals, big or small. while Oakland is able to search out a group plenty of chances to get dirty.” “When I took Oakland out to work on of people,” she said. For more information on the Dirty Dog the Colin Gillis case, we were in the forest Bressett was joined by Jay Sheldon, a Run, visit the website DirtyDogRun.com.

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Speedy Arnold receives People’s Choice Award at ACW literary event By Keith Lobdell

keith@denpubs.com KEESEVILLE — George “Speedy” Arnold was surprised to hear his name called. Surrounded by family and friends that made the trip with him to the Adirondack Center for WritingÍ s (ACWÍ s) annual Adirondack Literary Awards June 2, he knew there were a lot of good books that had been entered into the competition. Among them was his, “What’s an Elephant Doing in the Ausable River?” Arnold wrote and illustrated the book. “My publisher said that I should go,” Arnold said. “What made it nice was that my son, daughter-in-law, wife, sister and some friends came with us. I saw all the books that were nominated and my thought was well, at least it was nice to be nominated with them.” Not expecting to hear his name called, Arnold said he was completely surprised when it was as the winner of the People’s Choice Award, selected by ACW members and attendees. “It was a pretty amazing thing,” he said.

“This was not just a fantasy book for kids but a story about the Ausable River. It talks about places on the river and the historic bridges that you see here.” The 60-page hardcover book, with more than 130 full-color illustrations and published by Bloated Toe Publishing, takes a young boy and his dog on an adventure along the Ausable River in Keeseville. Arnold will be appearing at the Plattsburgh Farmers & Crafters Market on Durkee Street June 15 and 29 and the Keeseville Farmers’ Market in downtown Keeseville on June 19. The book can be purchased at the author’s business, ArnoldÍ s Grocery and Likker Lokker in Keeseville, 182 Pleasant St.( Rte. 9N). The book can be purchased online through’s North Country Store books (bloatedtoe.com/ elephant-ausable-river.html). The Bloated Toe website also lists other area stores where the book is available. The Adirondack Literary Awards celebrated books that were written by Adirondack authors or published in the region in 2012. All of the books submitted were on display at the June 2 event, with other winners including:

Seminar on Albee set at Art Center Library to host walk/run

UPPER JAY — The Upper Jay Art Center is offering a five-week seminar on the American playwright Edward Albee. Scott Renderer will host the group from 5 to 6:45 p.m. on the following Wednesdays: June 19, 26, July 3, 10, 17. The cost is $175 to be paid in full at the first meeting. All proceeds go to UJAC. Participants are responsible for purchasing the reading material which is available new and used at Amazon. com. Deadline for applicants is June 5. Class size is limited.

WILLSBORO „ The Paine Memorial Library is sponsoring the Paine Free Walk/Run on Saturday, June 29, at the Point Road Soccer field in Willsboro. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. with a 10 a.m. start. Walkers and runners will be able to choose their distance. Children will be encouraged to use the track while others may walk or run on River Road. The suggested donation price is $15 per person or $25 per family, with all proceeds benefiting the Paine Memorial Free Library. Call 963-4478 for information.

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KEESEVILLE „ The Essex County Sheriff’s Department is holding a Child Safety Seat Check event June 29, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Keeseville Elks Lodge, 1 Elks Lane, Keeseville. For more information, please contact the Essex County Traffic Safety Office at 873-3630. The Child Passenger Safety Program is sponsored by the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee.

ELIZABETHTOWN „ The Elizabethtown Planning Board will be reviewing the first draft of the Elizabethtown Comprehensive Plan with the Town Board on Wednesday, June 26 at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall. The Funding for this plan was provided by a $37,000 Smart Growth Grant applied for in 2009 and accepted in 2011. Nan Stolzenberg who has assisted the Planning Board with the project will present a slide show detailing the ideas which have been presented by community members.

Best ChildrenÍ s Book: “Sackets Harbor Powder Monkey The War of 1812,” by Hope Irvin Marston. Best Book of Fiction went to author Mason Smith for “Far Alaska.” Best Memoir went to, “How Was I Supposed to Know? The Adventures of a Girl Whose Name Means Lost,” by Lorna Lee. Best Book of Nonfiction went to “Women on the Water,” by Ruth Dandrea, Kathy DeLong, Carol Moseman, and Bonnie Sanderson. Best Book of Poetry went to Marilyn McCabe for, “Perpetual Motion.” Judges for the Adirondack Literary Award included: Nonfiction and memoir: Bibi Wein and Jerry McGovern Fiction: Ellen Rocco and Joseph Bruchac Poetry: Stephanie Coyne-DeGhett and Stuart Bartow Children’s Literature: Ellen Wilcox and Nancy Beattie For more information, contact The Adirondack Center for Writing at 354-1261, or acwevents@gmail.com and adirondackcenterforwriting.org.

Garden club annual meeting set

WESTPORT — Elizabethtown-Westport Garden Club is hosting its 26th Annual Garden Club Fashion Show Luncheon on Thursday, June 20 at the Westport Hotel and Tavern, next to the Depot Theatre/ Amtrak Station in Westport. This year’s theme is “Thyme For Fashion,” with beautiful summer outfits modeled from the Bessboro Shop in Westport. A lunch will be served along with raffles, door prizes and many gifts to be won. The day will begin with a social at 11:30 a.m., followed by the luncheon, dessert will be served as you view the gorgeous clothes. Tickets are $22, please contact Martina at 962-8348. Seating is limited, reservations are required.

Church slide show to be held

ELIZABETHTOWN „ The Historic Churches of Elizabethtown and Lewis, a slide show on the history of the Elizabethtown and Lewis churches will be held Sunday, June 23, at 3 p.m. at St. Elizabeth’s Church Parish Hall in Elizabethtown. Free admission with donations accepted for the Elizabethtown Stained Glass Window Fund.

George “Speedy” Arnold with a copy of “What’s an Elephant Doing in the Ausable River?” Photo by Keith Lobdell

Erosion, sediment control training set

WESTPORT — On June 28, the Essex County Soil and Water Conservation District will offer the required four hour Erosion and Sediment Control training for contractors and developers. The training will be held from 8 a.m. until noon at the Essex County Fairgrounds, 3 Sisco Street, Westport. The training will be presented by Dave Reckahn, District Manager. This training is required for all contractors working on projects that disturb more than one acre of soil and have a storm water permit from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. The permit will require that contractors moving dirt at those sites have at least one trained employee on site on a daily basis. Training is good for three years. Contractors and developers will have to preregister for the training to receive credits. The training will cost $75 for certification, reference materials and refreshments. Registration needs to be in by June 24. If you have a group of 10 or more and are interested in holding a private workshop, please contact the District at 9628225 or email atessexswcd@westelcom.com.


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Top district students feted in ceremony at Willsboro CS By Katherine Clark

katherine@denpubs.com WILLSBORO „ Students from seven school districts across Essex County were recognized for their scholastic achievements at a special ceremony at Willsboro Central School on June 4. The Eighth Annual Excellence in Academic Achievement Recognition Ceremony honored 47 students from Elizabethtown-Lewis, Keene, Moriah, School Lake, Ticonderoga, Westport and Willsboro Central School Students. The recognition ceremony honored students who are in the top 10 percent of their class and maintained a grade point average of 90 or above throughout their high school careers with a metal and certificate of recognition. Students heard from North Country Community College President Steve Tyrell about the importance of college readiness. “What’s the difference from high school to college readiness,” Tyrell asked the audience. “The difference he said is in high school there are many people there to hold the student accountable, but warns that in college students need to hold themselves accountable.” Another factor Tyrell highlighted was the importance of learning from mentors or those who are successful. “Anyone who is successful in life will tell you about someone who had touched their lives in certain ways that ensured they were thinking about things in a way that would help them be successful,” said Tyrell. “I’ve been fortunate to have had plenty of mentors in my life, some have been supervisors, some instructors, these factors are critical to success later in life.” Tyrell said as a college president he sees how there are not just one way for students to learn. He said in high school there is a heavy emphasis on memorizing information in order to succeed but in college and in life synthesizing and understanding what is being learned is critical to being successful. “All of you are being recognized for being in the top 10 percent of your class, you already have what it takes, you need to focus on passion of learning and then focus on the grades,” said Tyrell.

Students from Willsboro, Westport, Ticonderoga, Schroon Lake, Keene and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central schools were recognized at a special ceremony at Willsboro Central School on June 4. Moriah Central School students were not present due to a scheduling conflict. Photo by Katherine Clark

Honeybee Fund announces grants KEENE „ The Honeybee Community Fund has awarded annual grants to the following 27 applicants, covering Essex County from Wilmington to Witherbee. The Jay/Black Brook Youth Commission for help in rebuilding the playground washed away by Hurricane Irene. Two other Youth Commission programs are the Town of Moriah’s summer program and the ElizabethtownLewis swimming program. Summer program funding also went to Tahawus Lodge Center, the Book and Blanket Players

youth theater in Jay, and Ticonderoga Festival Guild’s annual Arts Trek, and Keene’s Little Peaks preschool for the building of a wooden shed. Piano By Nature was awarded a grant for continuing their concert series in Elizabethtown for yearround residents. Belden Noble Memorial Library and Keeseville Free Library’s children’s programs received grants, as did Literacy Volunteers of Essex County to encourage adult readers. The seven farm-based busi-

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Chazy artists at Depot Theatre

WESTPORT — Tory and Norm Taber of Chazywill have a joint show at the Depot Theatre Gallery from June 14 through July 9. The Depot will host an opening reception for the show “Moonshine Revelers and Shades of Night” on Friday, June 14, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., featuring wine tastings from the Depot Theatre’s “Gallery Receptions Sponsor,” Amazing Grace Vineyard and Winery. In their latest body of work, the Tabers have diverged from their usual collaborative children’s illustration work to explore personal avenues with themes of hidden spaces, concealed magic and cryptic storytelling that ask the viewers to fill in the empty pages. The works in this show are comprised of paintings in acrylic on paper, digital prints, and assemblages “boxes” utilizing found objects. For more information visit www.depottheatre.org. “Bingo for the Depot” is back on Saturday, June 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Westport Heritage House. Money raised goes towards the Depot Theatre’s Educational Outreach programs. $5 entry fee includes first card, each additional card is $1. Cash prizes available as well as gift baskets from the Depot’s “Beat the Heat” sponsor, Essex Ice Cream Café. For more information visit depottheatre.org. Depot Theatre’s 2013 Season starts on June 28. Subscriptions and single tickets are currently available. For more information about the 35th Anniversary Season and other Depot Theatre events check depottheatre.org or call at 962-4449.

Forcier Memorial tournament set

WESTPORT — On June 28, at the Westport Country Club, there will a memorial golf tournament in memory of Doris (down the middle dow) Forcier. Proceeds go to benefit High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care. Pre-registration is required. Tournament cost is $80 per person or $320 for a team of four. Sign in at noon and shot gun start at 1 p.m. The registration deadline is June 19. This event includes 18 holes of golf with cart, cash and gift prizes, light lunch, buffet dinner, raffles, four person scramble, mullions, and two holes with a hole-in-one prize ($10,000 cash and a new 2013 Ford Fusion). Teams of four are encouraged to participate but all players are welcomed. Less than four players registering together may be teamed up with others to share a cart. Westport Country Club, a championship caliber course, was awarded the 2004 Reader’s Choice for “Best Golf Value in New York” – NYS Golf Magazine. They received a “5 Star rating Golf and Dinner” from Golf Quebec. This event is being sponsored by ChazyWestport Telephone/Westelcom, Egglefield Ford, Westport Marina/The Galley, and Chaplain National Bank. Registration forms can be found at www.highpeakshopice.org under the events page. Contact Ingrid Roemischer at 9426513 or iroemischer@hphpc.org for further details and information.

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Samuel Balzac KEENE VALLEY — Keene Central School has announced the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2013. Samuel Adam Vogellus Balzac, the son of Kathy Recchia and Fred Balzac, is the class valedictorian. Balzac had a 98.12 grade point average and plans on attending Columbia University this fall. His career goal is to be an actor and composer.

Victoria Patenaude Victoria Grace Patenaude, daughter of Gib and Amanda Patenaude, is the class salutatorian. Patenaude had a 92.7 grade point average and plans on attending St. Lawrence University in the fall. Her career goal is international relations with a focus in Spanish, stating, “uncertain on what I want to do for a career, but I know what IÍ m interested in. Maybe live in South America as a mediator.”

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DOGS TEACUP YORKSHIRE TERRIER PUPPIES 2 A.K.C. REGISTERED TEACUP YORKSHIRE TERRIER PUPPIES FOR FREE (A MALE and A FEMALE); CONTACT robinpeter04@gmail.com

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FOR RENT Elizabethtown Office or Storefront downtown 1364 sq. ft. can divide, available July 1st. Judy 518-873-2625, Wayne 518962-4467 or Gordan 518-9622064.

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

WANTED TO BUY BOOKS WANTED CASH FOR YOUR unwanted books (larger amounts), old magazines (pre-1970), early photographs, postcards, catalogs, sports cards, prints, maps, files, LPs, etc. Will consider any old paper items. Please call 487-1944 BUYING EVERYTHING! FURS, Coins, Gold, Antiques, Watches, Silver, Art, Diamonds."The Jewelers Jeweler Jack" 1-917-696-2024 By Appointment. Lic-Bonded.

WESTPORT: OFFICE SUITES. Fully furnished w/cubicles, desks, computer & phone hook-ups. 720 sq. ft. Lake views. Contact Jim Forcier @ 518-962-4420.

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236.............Altona/Mooers 251.................North Creek 293.......................Saranac 297...............Rouses Point 298...................Champlain 327.................Paul Smiths 352..............Blue Mt. Lake 358...............Ft. Covington 359................Tupper Lake 483........................Malone 492.................Dannemora 493.................West Chazy 494................Chestertown 497.................Chateaugay 499.....................Whitehall 523..................Lake Placid 529...........................Moria 532..............Schroon Lake 543..........................Hague 546.......Port Henry/Moriah 547........................Putnam 561-566...........Plattsburgh 576....Keene/Keene Valley 581,583,584,587 ..............Saratoga Springs 582....................Newcomb 585................Ticonderoga 594..........Ellenburg Depot 597.................Crown Point 623...............Warrensburg 624...................Long Lake 638............Argyle/Hartford 639.......................Fort Ann 642......................Granville 643.............................Peru 644............Bolton Landing 647.............Ausable Forks 648..................Indian Lake 654.........................Corinth 668...............Lake George 695................Schuylerville 735.............Lyon Mountain 746,747..........Fort Edward / Hudson Falls 743,744,745,748,761,792, 793,796,798. . . .Glens Falls 834....................Keeseville 846..........................Chazy 856.............Dickerson Ctr. 873....Elizabethtown/Lewis 891..............Saranac Lake 942......................Mineville 946..................Wilmington 962......................Westport 963...........Willsboro/Essex

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247.......................Brandon 372....................Grand Isle 388...................Middlebury 425......................Charlotte 434....................Richmond 438...............West Rutland 453.......Bristol/New Haven 462......................Cornwall 475.........................Panton 482....................Hinesburg 545...................Weybridge 655......................Winooski 658....................Burlington 758........................Bridport 759.......................Addison 654,655,656,657,658,660, 860,862,863,864,865,951, 985....................Burlington 877...................Vergennes 769,871,872,878,879 ..................Essex Junction 893...........................Milton 897....................Shoreham 899......................Underhill 948..................... .....Orwell 888....................Shelburne

DONATE A CAR - HELP CHILDREN FIGHTING DIABETES. Fast, Free Towing. Call 7 days/week. Nonrunners OK. Tax Deductible. Call Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation 1-800-578-0408

LAND 1 ACRE OF Land at Wood Rd., West Chazy, NY, close to schools, nice location. Please call 518-4932478 for more information. LAND FOR SALE Our Newest Affordable Acreage Upstate NY/Owner Financing. 60 Acres, Cabin, Stream & Timber: $79,995; 80 Acres, Nice Timber, Stream, ATV trails, Borders Farmlands, Great Hunting: $74,995; 73 Acres, Pine Forest, Road front, Utilities. Minutes to Oneida Lake Boat Launch: $75,995 Small Sportsmen's Tracts: 3.5 Acres Starting at $12,995. Call 1-800229-7843 or info@landandcamps.com LAND FOR SALE BUY NEW YORK LAND. Affordable owner financing available on select properties starting at $24,900. Offered by MY Land Quest. Call Pete Martino: 877-236-1117. nylandquest.com LAND FOR SALE LAKE SALE: 6 acres Bass Lake $29,900. 7 acres 400' waterfront $29,900 6 lake properties. Were $39,900; Now $29,900. www.LandFirstNY.com Ends June 30th Call Now! 1-888-683-2626 LOTS & ACREAGE Waterfront Lots -Virginia's Eastern Shore WAS $300K. Now From $55K; Large Lots, Community Pool, Pier and Recreational Center. Great for boating, fishing & kayaking. www.oldemillpointe.com (757) 824-0808

MOBILE HOME NEW DISPLAY MODELS Mobile Home, MODULAR HOMES, SINGLE & DOUBLE WIDES factorydirecthomesofvt.com 600 Rt.7 Pittsford, VT 05763 OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 9A-4P 1-877-999-2555 tflanders@beanshomes.com

REAL ESTATE AUCTION AUCTIONS FULTON & HAMILTON COUNTY, NY REAL PROPERTY TAX FORECLOSURE AUCTION: Wednesday, June 19th @ 11AM, Holiday Inn; Johnstown, NY. 800292-7653. FREE brochure: www.Haroff.com

REAL ESTATE WANTED LAND WANTED SELL YOUR NEW YORK LAND, FARM OR LAND & CABIN. We have buyers! Call NY Land Quest: 877-257-0617. nylandquest.com. Offering honest, straightforward, reliable service!

SINGLE-FAMILY HOME $29,000 REMODELED 2 bdrm, .3 acre, Rte. 9, Front Street, Keeseville, NY. Live in or a P/E Ratio of 5 to 1 investment. 518-3356904. LEWIS BEAUTIFUL 3 bedroom Ranch, Price to Sell. $149,000 or for Rent $950/mo., 518-873-1052 MORIAH, NY Charming 3 bedroom Home, $95,000 OBO. 518873-1052.

ALTONA, NY 3 BR/2 BA, Single Family Home, bulit in 1994, Perfect entertainment home, peaceful country setting 15 minutes from Plattsburgh. Large deck, 28' pool, patio with built in gas grill, 2 car garage with workshop. A MUST SEE $105,000 518-570-0896 MORRISONVILLE 4 BR/2.5 BA, Single Family Home, 1,920 square feet, bulit in 1998, Colonial Cape, attached 2 car garage, gas fireplace, finished basement, large fenced in backyard with above ground swimming pool on corner lot. Located in Morrisonville in the Saranac School District. Great Family Neighborhood. $229,500 Call 518 -726-0828 Dfirenut@gmail.com

DONATE YOUR CAR to Veterans Today! Help those in need! Your vehicle donation will help US Troops and support our Veterans! 100% tax deductible Fast Free pickup! 1-800-263-4713

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

2008 BENNINGTON 23’ Pontoon Boat w/75HP Evinrude E-Tek w/ 92hrs. on both, like new, comes w/many extras, call for details. Asking $21,000. 518-359-7693

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

BOATS 16’ HOBIE CATAMARAN parts, hulls, masts, booms, decks, rudders, rigging, $500 takes all. 518 -561-0528 MORRISONVILLE, NY , 3 BR/1 BA Single Family Home, 1,056 square feet, built in 1979, New roof, kitchen, bath & water heater. Full basement. $99,500 OBO. MAKE ME MOVE! 518-4209602 WATERFRONT HOME: 14 acres, 1024' Waterfront, docks, 7 large rooms. Borders Bass Ponds, Sandy Creek State Forest. $129,900. www.LandFirstNY.com 1-888-683-2626

VACATION PROPERTY OCEAN CITY, MARYLAND Best selection of affordable rentals. Full/partial weeks. Call for FREE brochure. Open daily. Holiday Real Estate. 1-800-638-2102. Online reservations: www.holidayoc.com

APPLIANCES ORECK XL VACUUM upright and compact vacuums. Older models, but still work fine. Attachments and extra bags included. $35 (518)891-2062

FOR SALE LADIES WIG Blonde short style, Ellen Thomas Derma Life Cemo wig, new never worn, Retail price was $300 selling for $75. 518-354 -8654

ACCESSORIES TIRES FOR SALE Michelin (4) Brand New Still in Wrap, 225/ 60R18 PRIMACY MXV4 $600. Grand Touring - All Season-Blackwall. 518-569-1681

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NOTICE OF FORMATION OF: Richard H. James, L.L.C. Articles of Incorporation filed with the Secretary of State of NY (SSNY) on April 3, 2013. Office Location: Essex County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against it may be served. The Post Office address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon him/her is Law Offices of William G. James, P.O. Box 565, Willsboro, New York 12996. The principal business address of the LLC is 1283 Middle Road, Willsboro, County of Essex, New York 12996. Dissolution date: None. Purpose: Any lawful activity. VN-5/11-6/15/13-6TC49296 -----------------------------

Monday @ 3:00pm Please Send Legals By EMAIL To: legals@denpubs.com

TOWN OF WESTPORT PLANNING BOARD NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Please be advised the Town of Westport Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at 7:00 P.M. at the Town Hall, 22 Champlain Avenue, Westport, New York for the purpose of considering the following project: Crandall, John & Robin Tax Map No. 66.1-131.000 Tow-lot Minor Subdivision. William Johnston Chairman Town of Westport Planning Board Dated: May 30, 2013 VN-6/15/2013-1TC-

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF PLANTITIZE, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect'y of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/2/2013.

Office location, County of Essex. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 15 Planty Lane, Lake Placid, NY 12946. Purpose: any lawful act. VN-5/18-6/22/13-6TC49308 ----------------------------LP LANDMARKS, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 5/2/13. Office in Essex Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 685 Averyville Ln., Lake Placid, NY 12946, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. VN-5/18-6/22/13-6TC49316 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF 46 EVANS LANE LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/30/13. Office location: Essex County. SSNY desig-

nated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Peter Nagy, 139 Doremus Ave., Ridgewood, NJ 07450. Purpose: Any lawful activity. VN-5/25-6/29/13-6TC49334 ----------------------------MENTIS MINDER LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 5/14/2013. Office in Essex Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 33 Seneca Trail, Lake Placid, NY 12946, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. VN-5/25-6/29/13-6TC52108 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF A DOMESTIC LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY [LLC] Name: French’s Brook LLC. The Articles of Organization were filed with the New York Secretary of State (SSNY) on 4/30/13. Office location: Essex

1987 SUZUKI INTRUDER 700CC, new tires, new battery, many extras, tek manual etc.Asking $1995 518-946-8341.

2007 STINGRAY BOAT 25' Stingray Criuser, only 29 hours, LIKE NEW, sleeps 4, has bathroom, microwave, fridge, table, includes trailer, stored inside every winter. (518) 570-0896 $49,000

19 FT. Princecraft Aluminum Boat Hudson DLX, V-hull w/floor, live-well, 50 hp 4-Stroke Honda, Trailer $5,000.00 (518)593-0454 1952 CHRIS Craft 1952 Chris Craft Mahogany Sportman 22U, excellent cond., restored w/system bottom, original hardware & instruments, rebuild CCM-130 engine, spotlight, boat cover, new trailer, like On Golden Pond boat, located in Essex, NY. $24,500. 802-5035452. 1959 LAUNCH Dyer 20" Glamour Girl, Atomic 4 inboard engine, 30HP, very good condition. Safe, reliable, spacious, ideal camp boat. Reasonable offers considered. Located in Essex, NY. 802503-5452 1967 17’ HERMAN Cat Boat ready for restoration, inlcudes trailer, $2500. 518-561-0528 1977 156 GLASTRON Boat with 70 HP Johnson motor, with trailer, excellent condition. $2500. 518-359-8605

BOAT FOR SALE 1984 Cobia 17' bowrider, 115HP Evenrude outboard (newer), 2002 Karavan trailer, runs but needs some work. $1,500. 518-576-4255

1999 CLASS A MOTORHOME WITH SLIDE V10 Ford Engine, fully Equipped, Excellent Condition. 24,000 miles. Asking $25,000 518-298-8776

MAXUM 1988 fish & ski Fiberglass,17ft, 85 HP Force motor & Minn Kota trolling motor w/auto pilot, complete w/ canvas top & trailer, always garaged, excellent condition, $4900. 518-354-8654

CARS $18/MONTH AUTO insurance Instant Quote - ANY Credit Type Accepted We Find You the BEST Rates In Your Area. Call 1-800844-8162 now!

2012 FOREST RIVER ROCKWOOD Pop-Up Camper, Model 1910, used once, sleeps 5-6, excellent condition. Asking $7800. 518-9467241

1999 LINCOLN TOWN CAR White/Beige Excellent condition. fully loaded,runs like a dream $2,500. OBO Call: (518) 5930333 Email: searles_mary@yahoo.com 2005 DODGE MAGNUM RT HEMI Cool Vanilla/Gray Leather, 5-Speed Auto, 80K Miles, Sunroof/Roof Rack & More, Pristine Condition, Includes Four (4) Standard Snows on Wheels. Call For Price 518-569 -1681

2001 SUPRA SANTERA low hrs., mint cond., great ski wake board boat, beautiful trailer included, $19,500. 518-354-8089

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IRONWOOD TREE SERVICE, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 5/23/13. Office in Essex Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 127 Campion Way, Vermontville, NY 12989, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. VN-6/8-7/13/20136TC-52429 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPA-

2000 24’ LAYTON Sleeps 6, very clean, excellent condition, must see, $6700 OBO. 518-643-9391 2007 X-160 FUN FINDER Camping Trailer, 16' long, 2500 GVW, AC/Heat, Hot Water, 2 burner stove, enclosed bathroom, refrigerator, TV, awning, new battery, $7500. 518-561-0528

CLASSIC 1973 CAMARO, 350 Auto, V-8 Engine, original 55,000 miles, $12,000, very good condition 518-359-9167.

County. Principal business location: 36 Stevens Road, Lake Placid, New York 12946. SSNY is designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 449 New Karner Road, Albany, New York 12205. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. VN-6/1-7/6/13-6TC52402 -----------------------------

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

COMITTI VENEZIA 28 Elegance Stunning Italian built runabout w/ Mercruiser 496HO,55mph, <40hrs demo use, never titled,full term warranties. $198,500 www.turnermarinegroup.com

1988 20’ KMV CUDDY CABIN with trailer, $2500 OBO. 518-6430910

2006 18’ SEADOO JET BOAT 185 HP Turbo 1.5 L Full Canvas, Bimini Top, Trailer Included, Excellent Condition, $12000.00 518-643-8591 (days) 518-643-2514 (evenings)

SUZUKI 650 1982 Suzuki 650 Needs TLC - $400 or B.O. 518946-7042

RECREATIONAL VEHICLES

2011 SUBARU Outback 2.5i Premium 36,400 mi White, All Weather Package, Original Senior Owned $20,300 518-597-3133

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

1999 HONDA REBEL good condition, Red/Black, 6500 miles, 250CC. Asking $1550 OBO. Call after 3pm 518-962-2376

BOAT LIFT model# 1501, sits on the bottom of the lake. Make an Offer. 518-891-2767 Leave Message on Mail Box 1.

1980 18 1/2 FT. Century Cuddy Cabin, 120 HP I/O, trailer, GPS depth finder, down rigger, plus. $2400 OBO. 518-9638220 or 518-569-0118

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FORD 800 TRACTOR FOR SALE Trip Bucket, tire chains and many newer parts. Needs simple electrical work. $1900. Call 518-9628746

MOTORCYCLES Need A Dependable Car? Check Out The Classifieds. Call 1-800-989-4237

NY. NAME: THE WILLSBORO DINER, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 05/24/13. 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, c/o Drew G. Reithel, 982 Middle Road, Willsboro, New York 12996. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. VN-6/8-7/13/13-6TC52436 ----------------------------NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: JACKBRAD PROPERTIES, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 05/23/13. Office location: Essex County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom

POPUP CAMPER ROCKWOOD GREAT CONDITION Fridge,Heater,Stove,HeatedBeds curt.langlois@gmail.com

SUVS 2005 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER Blue/Tan 125,000 kms, Fully Loaded, Leather, DVD, Power Everything, Sun Roof, Remote Start, Brand New Battery. $5,500 Call: (518) 578-7495

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process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, P.O. Box 1345, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. VN-6/8-7/13/13-6TC52437 -----------------------------

upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shal mail a copy of process to: The LLC, 2276 Saranac Ave., Lake Placid, NY 12946 Purpose: to engage in any lawful act. VN-6/15-7/20/20136TC-52451 -----------------------------

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF MOUNTAIN MEDICAL MANAGEMENT, L.L.C. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/30/13. Office location: Essex County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 1927 Saranac Ave., Ste. 100, Lake Placid, NY 12946. Purpose: any lawful activities. VN-6/15-7/20/20136TC-52447 -----------------------------

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED L I A B I L I T Y COMPANY (ìLLCî) Name: Peak Paramedicine, LLC Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (“SSNY”) on 06/03/2013 Office Location: Essex County. The “SSNY” is designated as agent of the “LLC” upon whom process against it may be served “SSNY” shall mail a copy of any process to the LLC at: 308 Springfield Rd., Wilmington, NY, 12997 . Purpose: To engage in any lawfu act or activity. VN-6/15-7/20/20136TC-52467 -----------------------------

G U A R D I A N PROTECTION SERVICES CANINE, LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 04/26/13. Office Location: Essex County, SSNY designated as agent of LLC

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