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Vol. 23, Issue 47

Craft show in Wells

Christmas craft show to benefit Our Neighbors Table in Wells, Dec. 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Modern Woodmen of America metal annex … “look for signs by the road.” Santa will be there for lunch, 50/50 raffle, door prizes and more. Come and help the food shelf help the neighbors. Some vendor space still available; call Becky at 802783-8036.

Twig remembers / 4

Poultney fair kicks off local Black Friday shopping

Basket raffle

Poultney High School classes of 2013 and 2016 are having their third basket raffle fundraiser. Doors will open at 11 a.m., and the drawing will begin at 1 p.m. Admission tickets are $5 per sheet and each additional sheet of tickets will be $2. Also raffling a new iPad and a 40” flat screen TV — tickets are $5 apiece or five for $20. You do not need to be present to win. If you need more information, or would like to donate toward the raffle, please contact Kendra Grenier at 802-287-5861 or email kendra.grenier@rswsu.org. Thank you for your support!

An alternative, but equally holidaythemed choice to the crowds of the mall is available this weekend. More than 60 vendors will offer a wide range of goods at the Poultney Christmas fair on Nov. 23 and 24. Vendors will offer every kind of craft imaginable, which they hand make, from balsam wreathes to bird houses. “It’s really a diverse event, there’s no doubt about that,” said Bill Clark of Clark Farms, who helps organize and participates in the event.

See POULTNEY, pg. 8 Shoppers look over the crafts on offer at the Poultney Christmas fair in this file photo, left.

RAVNAH hosts remembrance tree

Public notices Pg. 2

Plus! 20 Must Do Activities This Holiday Season

Holidays are here again

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The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice (RAVNAH) will host its annual Tree of Remembrance tree lighting ceremony and memorial service on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 6 p.m. at the Franklin Conference Center in Rutland. The Tree of Remembrance is a time for community members to gather with others to remember and honor someone who has died. If you plan to attend and would like to have a name read at the service, please call 802-7701516.

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Winner! Stacey Hill from Poultney, near right, was the winner of the Lakes Region FreePress turkey scramble. Stacey correctly “unscrambled” the names of 47 local businesses. The other winner was Greta Doran of West Haven. For their efforts, they each received a free turkey, Thanksgiving centerpiece and a pie. Presenting Stacey’s prize is Heather Doran, classifieds manager for Manchester Newspapers.

Fair Haven holds Christmas bazaar Forget the malls and department stores. Great deals and holiday gifts can be found much closer to home on Black Friday. Our Lady of Seven Dolors Church in Fair Haven will host its annual Christmas bazaar from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, at St. Mary’s School on Washington Street in Fair Haven. Available for purchase will be

See BAZAAR, pg. 8


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Movies, carols, more in Poultney There will be showings of holiday movies at the Poultney Public Library on Fridays, Nov. 30, Dec. 7 and Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. As always, movie admission and refreshments are free. The library is restricted from advertising by title, so the staff asks you to please stop by or call the library for the titles

Holiday story time Story time is designed for the skill and interest level of toddlers and preschoolers, but children of all ages are welcome Fridays at 11 a.m., Nov. 30 through Dec. 21. Free.

Tree lighting There will be a special Christmas story time on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 6 to 6:30 p.m. for Santa stories and caroling, in anticipation of Santa’s visit to the library atop a firetruck which leads him and the eager children up to the Poultney Town Hall to have cookies and hot chocolate. The children will visit with Santa and join him in singing carols as the Christmas tree is lit.

Bots for Tots The library has ornaments on offer this year as a thank you

for your donation of $3 or more. Beginning after the Thanksgiving holiday these adorable ornaments will be adorning our tree. Please stop by the library to view these precious collectibles. All donations will go towards enhancements for our Children’s Area. Previous year’s donations have made possible our Elmo rug, the new colorful chairs, and the amazing Lego table. This year’s theme is “Bots for Tots.”

Little Listeners Cooper Moore, Evan Hill, Hadley Thompson, Trey Shaw and library volunteer Katie Emmons proudly display the turkeys they made at the story time held on Thursday mornings at the Wells Village Library. Preschool children are welcomed to attend this program filled with wonderful stories, music and a craft.

Book discussion The Poultney Public Library “Book and a Movie” discussion group is reading “In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash,” by Jean Shepherd. This book contains the story that the film “A Christmas Story” is based on. Stop by the library to pick up a copy of the book, then join the group on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 9 a.m. for discussion and refreshments. This is an informal group; all that is needed is a love of reading and an interest in sharing thoughts and ideas with others. Any questions on any library programs, please call 802-2875556 or view our website at poultneypubliclibrary.com.

Let’s talk turkey at the Wells Village Library A large, mature, wild turkey with 3,500 feathers has been seen running past the Wells Village Library at 25 miles per hour! The preschoolers at the Little Listeners Story Time have encouraged the turkey to “Run, Turkey, Run.” This Thanksgiving holiday, 95 percent of the American population will consume 46 million turkeys. We can thank President Lincoln for making this a national holiday. We, at the Wells Village Library have a lot to be thankful for this year including the members of our library board and volunteers, our summer intern Katie Emmons and our dedicated parents and grandparents who bring their children to the library for our pro-

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Per Vermont State Statutes (23 VSA Sections 1752-53) and the Fair Haven Traffic Ordinance (Article VIII, Section 1), any vehicle found parked on any town highway, between the hours of 11:30 pm and 7:00 am, from November 15 to April 15, inclusive, will be subject to towing at the owner’s expense. Your cooperation in assisting the Public Works Department with snow removal operations by observing these parking restrictions is greatly appreciated. Also, residents are reminded that it is a violation of State Law (19 VSA Section 1111) to plow snow onto or across a public highway, in such a manner that snow is left in the roadway. Violators may be subject to a fine, imprisonment, and/or damages. Also, please remove any roadside items (basketball hoops, etc.) from the edges of Town Highways before the snow flies. If you have any questions concerning these winter regulations, please contact me at 265-3010. Thank You. William Humphries, Interim Town Manager

Library corner Joanne Van Meter grams and story time, and Scholastic for this year providing our library with over 1,000 brand-new books for our children. We would also like to thank our family and friends who help support the library during book and bake sales, programs and preparing those beautiful books from Scholastic with new plastic covers. The Wells Village Library will be participating in the Light of Wells Ceremony on Nov. 30 at 6:30 p.m. Judy Bremer will represent the library by reading a holiday poem. Please stop by the library to enjoy some light refreshments as well as view-

ing our new young adult department and children’s books. The fourth in the series of craft programs for adults will take place on Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m. The librarian, Joanne Van Meter, will demonstrate how to make a holiday origami pine cone fabric ornament. Each person will make one to take home. All programs are free and are brought to you by the library. Please stop by the library and sign up for this fun program. Library Trivia: What utensil was not present at the first Thanksgiving feast? Was it the fork, knife or spoon? Actually the pilgrims ate the first feast with a knife, spoon and their fingers! Forks were not brought over on the Mayflower. They were not introduced for another 10 years and did not come into popular use for many more years! Joanne Van Meter is the librarian at Wells Village Library .

‘Bull Run’ staged reading in Castleton There will be a staged reading of “Bull Run,” the 2012 Vermont Reads book by community members at the Castleton Free Library on Thursday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. The Vermont Humanities Council describes Paul Fleischman’s “Bull Run” as “a beautifully written novella that takes place during the Civil War. It is written in the first person from the point of view of 16 different characters, eight northerners and eight south-

erners—male, female, black, white, old, young, soldier, and civilian. The award-winning book focuses on the social context of the war, the run-up to the first battle of the war, and its aftermath as well as on the battle itself.” Books are available at the library if you would like a copy to read yourself before or after the program. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of Castleton Free Library. Free and open to all.

Busy season at Pember in Granville On Nov. 29, at the Pember Library and Museum in Granville, N.Y., Pat Oathout will teach quilling, an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped and glue together to create decorative designs. Materials will be provided at the event, which takes place at 6 p.m., and preregistration is not required.

The next day, on Nov. 30, will be the Pember’s holiday fundraiser auction from 6 to 8 p.m. The following week, on Dec. 6, the library will host a children’s event at 6 p.m. Holiday crafts will be followed by Tales ’n’ Tunes performance of Holly Jolly Holiday. For more information about any of the happenings, call 518-642-2525.


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Skene Manor holds basket party By Derek Liebig

izing the area’s malls and big stores the day before. “It’s a lot of fun and people really look forward to it,” said Joan. Jean and Joan, who are often called upon by other organizations for their expertise in planning basket parties — they played a role in the Distinguished Young Women basket party last month — spend months planning the event. “We started nearly two months ago. You have to start early,” said Jean. “The last two weeks are real busy, but there’s a lot of background work before then,” said Joan. Baskets aren’t the only items that can be had at the party. There will be a number of raffle items (a raffle ticket is included with admission), including a Kindle Fire, a handmade quilt, and four dinners for two (valued at $240) at the manor. Organizers will also announce the winners of the

If you’ve never seen a small fireplace inside a basket, chances are you’ve never been to the Skene Manor Basket Party. The event features at least 100 baskets — sometimes more — and is one of the largest events of its type in the area, attracting upwards of 300 people. “It’s the largest one-day fundraiser for the manor,” said Jean Vladyka, who organizes the event each year with her twin sister Joan. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 24, in the drill room of the former Whitehall Armory, now the Whitehall Athletic Club. “It’s always held on the S a t u r d ay f o l l ow i n g Thanksgiving,” said Joan. “People know the Saturday after Thanksgiving is the basket party.” For many, the event is an enjoyable alternative to throngs of overzealous shoppers patron-

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When reading obits, a photo at the beginning is a bonus, but it also can bring hurt, and fast. I could feel tears welling in my eyes as I remembered the quiet little girl running up and down the lil’ gal (third and fourth grade) basketball court. She was learning the basics as I had learned on the K of C court in Rutland.

Twig remembers Heidi Durkee

Short breaks for instructions were great. I would look out and see them making new friends (peewee boys and lil’ gal girls hoops was open to both Fair Haven and Castleton third and fourth graders. Besides learning how to dribble (both hands was a must), all the basic passes, basic shooting techniques and the basics of defense they were starting basic

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Whitehall festival of lights The Whitehall Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Village and Town of Whitehall, are creating a holiday festival of lights. A number of lights and decorations will be strung throughout the community and the chamber plans to host a number of holiday-themed events. “We want the community of Whitehall aglow with the holiday lights,” said Norma Schofield, chairperson of the festival of lights committee. “We envision Whitehall as a holiday destination. Come experience the lights and warmth of Whitehall.” A tree-lighting ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Whitehall Athletic Club and the committee is planning a New Year’s Eve party, which will also be held at the club. The festival will also include a holiday decorating contest.

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Sponsored by the chamber, prizes will be awarded in both residential and commercial categories. The residential contest will be split into four categories: “Elf in residence” (the most unusual or extreme decorating), traditional, entranceway / door decorations and street competition, which will involved a group of neighbors who work together to decorate a series of houses. The commercial contest is divided into retro design and country village or Victorian decorating. For more information, call 499-1940.

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WHITEHALL A concert to benefit the late Dan Lafayette’s children will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23, at the Whitehall Athletic Club (former Armory) on Route 4 in Whitehall. Eleven musical groups will take the stage from 6 through 11 p.m. Cost: $10 suggested donation. There also will be a raffle and food. Donations by check, payable to “Lafayette,” may be mailed to Community Bank, 118 Main Street, Whitehall, N.Y. 12887, or donate online at indiegogo.com (search The Beat Goes On). Information: Alex Hyatt at email brasihyatt@gmail. com. WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Nov. 23. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-4991491. TINMOUTH A Contra Dance will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23, at the Tinmouth Community Center on Route 140. Cost: $9; $7 teens; free age 12 and younger. Wear clean, non-marring shoes. Refreshments will be available and everyone will be welcome (you don’t need to bring a partner). Information: 235-2718, 446-2928, or visit www. Tinmouthvt.org.

Sat 11/24 POULTNEY A Community Breakfast will be served from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, at the Poultney United Methodist Church on Main Street. Cost: $1 adults; free age 14 and younger. The church is handicap accessible and everyone will be welcome. DORSET The United Church of Dorset and East Rupert at 143 Church Street in Dorset will hold its annual Alternative Gift Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday the 25th. An extensive inventory of baskets, jewelry, scarves, home items, nativity

scenes, ornaments, and more will be offered from SERV International, a fair-trade organization of Church World Service. Also, the Women’s Fellowship will offer handmade crafts created by its members. And on Saturday, Habitat for Humanity, the Heifer Project, and the Asian Rural Institute will be on hand with information on how to gift them in someone’s name. Information: Derry Dickinson at 867-5976. WELLS St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at the green in Wells will hold a Rummage Sale at the church, and a Christmas Tag Sale in the Adams House next door, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24. Offered will be winter clothing, household and Christmas items, and baked goods. Information: Joyce Rogers at 802-287-0077. BENNINGTON The Bennington Museum at 75 Main St. will present its 16th Annual Festival of Trees from Saturday, Nov. 24, through Sunday, Dec. 30. Uniquely designed and decorated holiday trees will be featured, along with traditionally decorated trees. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday through Tuesday. Admission on Saturday, Nov. 24, will be $1 for everyone, and children who bring a nonperishable food item for the Tree of Thanks will get in free. There’ll be craft activities and snacks on Saturday, too, along with a children’s shopping boutique, while adults may shop for Vermontmade products in the museum store. Information: 802-4471571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org. WHITEHALL A Skene Manor Basket Party will be held on Saturday, Nov. 24, at the Whitehall Athletic Club (former Armory) on Route 4 in Whitehall. Doors will open at 11 a.m., with drawings at 1 p.m. Cost: $8, including tickets and a light lunch; $2 additional tickets (each child age 5 and older will require an admission ticket). Also, winners of the fuel and quilt raffles will be drawn. Information/to donate a basket: Jean at 4990913, Joan at 499-1022, or Skene Manor at 499-1906. DORSET The Manchester Music Festival’s Thanksgiving concert, featuring the Montclair Brass and the Manchester Music Festival String Quintet, will be presented at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, at the United Church of Dorset and East Rupert in Dorset. Cost: $25; $10 students with identification; free age 11 and younger. Tickets will be available at the Northshire Bookstore, at the MMF, 802362-1956, online at mmfvt.org, and at the door. MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS A Holiday Prize Bingo will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, at the Middletown Springs Firehouse. Featured will you pick’em, paper sheet, and bonanza bingo. Refreshments will be available, too. Proceeds will benefit the Middletown Springs Grange community service activities and the Middletown Springs Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. RUTLAND The Ladies’ Night Out Chorus will present its annual Advent Concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, at Trinity Church in Rutland, at 2 p.m. Nov. 25 at St. Bridgit’s in West

Rutland, and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the Church on the Hill in Weston. Traditional and unusual seasonal music will be featured, along with an audience sing-along. Cost: Free admission, donations appreciated. WHITEHALL Local favorites Bill Frandino and Alex Hyatt will perform in concert from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, at the Whitehall Marina. Food and drink specials will be offered, with proceeds to benefit Dan Lafayette. Information: 518-4999700. RUTLAND The Third Annual Brewhaha will be held at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Rutland. This event is part beer fest, featuring four samples of Vermont-made brews by the Long Trail Brewing Company, and part comedy club, with three new talents from the Boston comedy scene. For age 21 and older. Cost: $30. A cash bar will be available. Information/tickets: 802-775-0903, or www.paramountlive.org.

Sun 11/25 GRANVILLE The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 1653 will host a Spaghetti and Meatball Dinner from 2 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 25, at the Post, 9 North Street in Granville. Cost: $6. There also will be a 50/50 raffle and music by Sherry and George Stoddard. Proceeds will benefit Alicia Center and her baby who escaped the Nov. 12 fire in the building adjacent to Scottie’s on Main Street in Granville with nothing but the clothes on their backs. Information: Sherry Stoddard at 518-223-3488, or Art and Barb at 802-645-0473, email abrannigan@myfairpoint.net.

Mon 11/26 SHAFTSBURY Friendship Pomona 31 will host a meeting with Bennington County Forester Kyle Mason at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26, at the Taconic Grange Hall on Grange Road, Route 67, in Shaftsbury. Kyle will discuss use value appraisal, the emerald ash borer, how a consulting forester can help land owners, and woodland wildlife. Everyone will be welcome.

Tue 11/27 WHITEHALL Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the Skenesborough Rescue Squad in Whitehall. WIC provides supplemental foods and health education to pregnant and nursing women, infants, and children to age 5. Ask if you qualify for help with your food bill. Information/alternate time: 518-746-2460. GRANVILLE A free Parenting Workshop for parents and teachers will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the Granville Elementary School, 61 Quaker Street. Parent educator/ speaker/author Bill Corbett will lead the workshop, “No I won’t and You Can’t Make Me!” that is designed to provide parents and professionals with discipline solutions for challenging children. Refreshments will be served and training certificates provided to teaching staff and


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Wed 11/28 GRANVILLE The Granville Leos and Lions will sponsor a Blood Drive from noon to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the library at Granville High School. Appointments are recommended but walk-ins will be welcome. Information/appointments: 6423516. GRANVILLE The Granville Baptist Church on Quaker Street will collect donations of winter clothing, baby clothes, Christmas decorations, toys and kitchen ware from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, Nov. 28 to 30. Items collected will be distributed during the church’s annual Rummage Giveaway that will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1. Information: Pastor Jim Peterson at 518-6422245.

GRANVILLE Pat Oathout will teach Quilling at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Roll, shape and glue strips of paper into decorative designs. Pre-registration is not required and materials will be provided. Information: 518-6422525.

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GRANVILLE A Holiday Fundraiser/Auction will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. Dessert and coffee will be included in this festive event. Information: 518642-2525. RUPERT The Rupert Kittay Public Library will present the No Strings Marionette Company at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, at the Rupert Firehouse on Route 153 in the center of town. Families and children of all ages are invited to celebrate the season and enjoy this performance of “Treasure Hunt.” Free and open to all. Information: Library at email rkkittay@myfair-

Sat 12/1 MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS The Middletown Springs Community Church will hold its fourth Free Indeed event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, on the green in Middletown Springs. Offered for free will be clothing, linens, gifts, games, toys, craft items, holiday decorations, books, DVDs, and more. Items for this event may be dropped off at the church from 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29, and 10 a.m. to noon on Friday the 30th (no big furniture, computers, TVs, large electronics, or anything the church would have to pay to have it disposed). Information: 235-2434. RUTLAND The Green Mountain Club will offer a moderate, 2.4mile Hike on “rugged and rocky” terrain at Shaw Mountain in Benson/West Haven on Saturday, Dec. 1. Meet at 9:30 a.m. at Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station off Center Street in Rutland City. Information: Viv Bebee and Larry Walter at 7753855. MANCHESTER The Museum Store at Hildene in Manchester will host is annual “Our Home for the Holidays” event from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 1 and 2, in the Lincoln family’s 100-year-old restored carriage barn that’s decorated for the holidays. Distinctive items for holiday gift giving for young and old will be offered, from Victorian Era ornaments and greeting cards to choices for children, including books and bees. The Emerald Valley Recorder Ensemble will entertain, too, and there’ll be hot apple cider and cider doughnuts. Free admission to the Welcome Center and Museum Store. Information: 802367-7968, or email carol@ hildene.org. PAWLET The annual Holiday Market will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday the second, at the Pawlet Public Library. Local crafters will offer jewelry, hand-painted scarves, local cheese, a pink boot farm, pitchfork preserves, quilted products, hand-made American Girl doll

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Sun 12/2 MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS The 18th Annual Holiday Craft Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2, at the Middletown Springs Elementary School on South Street. Gifts, maple products, honey, ornaments, paintings, quilts, woodenware, soaps, jewelry, jams and jellies, photography, and more will be offered. There also will be a food sale to benefit the grades 5 and 6 class trip.

Mon 12/3 GRANVILLE A Spaghetti Dinner to benefit Kaylee Rescott will be served at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 3, at Ma and Pa’s Place, 33 Quaker Street in Granville. Cost: $5.50 eat in, $6.50 take out, including the meal and a drink. Proceeds will go toward Kaylee’s medical expenses caused by an automobile accident last month.

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School pitches in for N.J. storm victims

Brooke Burnham moved to West Pawlet in 2005 with her husband Scott, and children Olivia and Owen. Despite living their entire lives until then in the townships of Point Pleasant, Brick and Manalapan, N.J., Burnham said, “I always felt my heart belonged in Vermont.” When Superstorm Sandy caused havoc on the East Coast, Burnham said her heart “... just broke for all the families that were affected.” Many of her friends’ homes were destroyed in these New Jersey coastal towns. A couple of days post-Sandy, and after watching all the news and seeing the magnitude of devastation, Burnham spoke with the Mettawee Community School principal, Brooke DeBonis, and proposed the idea of doing a

Brooke Burnham poses with some of the Superstorm Sandy relief supplies collected by the Mettawee school community for shipment to New Jersey. Superstorm Sandy drop-off at Mettawee. Word spread fast and donations started to pour

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Burnham said. “My family and I absolutely love living in West Pawlet and being part of an amazing community. But we will never forget where our roots began in New Jersey.” Burnham and her husband will be delivering the donations to their former hometowns, as well as bringing items to distribution centers where families can receive food, clothes, blankets, etc. “Let us never forget any of these life-changing storms,” said Burnham. “And please remember that wherever there is need in our country that there is a local need too. Local food pantries are in constant need of restocking and local fuel assistance programs need donations as well. Always try to pay it forward as you never know when you will need the help yourself.”

Poultney Continued from front page There will be country bakers selling maple yeast breads, quick breads, pies, cookies, fudge and pastries for those with a sweet tooth. Gourmet specialty foods will also be available, including farmstead cheeses, salad dressings, mustard, maple syrup and more. Clark said more than 100 varieties of jams, jellies and pickles will be for sale, along with hot food like quiche and pot-pies. Valerie Broughton, president of the Poultney Area Chamber of Commerce, said the event starts off the holiday season in Poultney. “Response is really good — it’s really welcoming,” Broughton said. The free fair will be held in the Poultney high school gym from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday. For more information call Jamie at 802287-9570 or 802-325-3203. Santa will come to town the following weekend, on Saturday Dec. 1, for the Poultney public library’s Christmas story time. After a story hour at 6 p.m., Santa will arrive on top of a fire truck — children and community members can join him in a parade up Main Street to the town hall. Here the Christmas tree will be lit as St. Nick leads the kids in singing Christmas carols, and there will be cookies and hot chocolate. Local businesses will also be open for the event. For more information call the library at 802-287-5556.

Bazaar Continued from front page baked goods, candy, preserves, and all kinds of handmade products. There will also be a number of raffle items and a variety of treasures to behold. The event will also feature one very famous guest: Santa, who will arrive at 5 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. on Saturday. Lunch will be available both days and admission to the event is free. Proceeds from the sale of items will benefit the church.


The Lakes Region FreePress - Nov. 23, 2012 - 9

Holiday train to stop in Whitehall Nov. 30

Elizabeth Gibson, Sue LaPorte and Judy Lake, from left, invite you to dinner at the Barn Restaurant on Dec. 11 to benefit the Pawlet Town Hall restoration project.

Fundraiser to benefit Pawlet Town Hall

“Pawlet Town Hall Celebrate the holidays and to Pawlet’s Town Hall restora- Restoration” directly to Judy tion progress with a benefit Coolidge, Treasurer, Town of dinner at the Barn Restaurant Pawlet, P.O. Box 128, Pawlet, on Tuesday, Dec. 11, starting VT 05761. The Town Hall restoration at 6 p.m. The evening will include plated dinner, live project began in 2003 when music and a silent auction voters decided by a margin of with lots of items for holiday three-to-one not to build a new gifts. The cost is $25 per per- town office. Since then the son; for reservations call the downstairs offices have been Barn Restaurant at 802- 325- renovated and the entire building made ADA3088. Proceeds will be used to compliant. The cupola has help meet the match required been fully restored. Remaining by the Vermont Arts Council work for the auditorium, in grant recently awarded to addition to the fire escape, Pawlet for installing a fire includes skim-coating and escape on the back of the stenciling the walls, installing lighting fixtures Town Hall. and restoring Joe Clark of the newly stabithe Pawlet Select lized plaster Board explains, ceiling. “This latest step “Access to the in the restoraTown Hall audition of the town torium space hall will make with its stage the upstairs will facilitate auditorium availarts programs able again for within the comc o m m u n i t y munity,” notes events. Without a Karen Folger, fire escape, use restoration projof the upstairs manager. auditorium is Elizabeth Gibson, ect “And this project very limited and organizer will complete requires the the overall plans presence of a for making our town fireman.” The $26,930 Arts Council facility fully accessible to cultural facilities grant individuals with various disabilities.” requires matching funds. Half The Town Hall has served of the match is to be met by private donations, and the Pawlet’s town government remainder will be paid by the continuously since it was constructed in 1881. The town Town. Elizabeth Gibson of Pawlet says, “Thanks to many offices are on the first floor, generous donors we have and the upstairs auditorium already raised a substantial has been used over the years portion of the match. We hope for town meetings, communito complete this portion of the ty groups, classes, and plays fundraising with a holiday and other performances. Since 1990 and the community dinner, made posAmericans with Disabilities sible by the generosity of Mark and Marg aret Act, the auditorium has been McChesney of the Bar n closed to the public due to lack of elevator access. About Restaurant.” The money will go toward three years ago, with the help installation of a fire stair of a previous VAC grant, the from the second floor audito- Town installed an elevator rium space to the first floor and a handicap bathroom off the auditorium, upgraded the porch, and for the repair of the north and west porches. wiring and heating, restored An exit door will be created the historic windows, stabinear the stage on the north lized the historic plaster ceilwall of the auditorium. The ing, and installed a smoke exterior fire stair will cut detection system. The Pawlet Town Hall is an through the existing roof of the porch below, ending at the excellent example of High north end of the west porch. A Victorian Italianate architecshed roof will cover the stair ture and is the only public on the second floor. Both structure in Pawlet to be listporches will be reinforced and ed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more receive guardrails. Gibson said those who can’t information contact Karen make the dinner can send tax- Folger, 645-9965 or porchdeductible donations payable hillk@comcast.net.

‘... We hope to complete this portion of the fundraising with a holiday community dinner.’

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will roll through town next Friday. The train is scheduled to stop at the Whitehall Amtrak Station at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30. Canadian Pacific’s Holiday Train program is considered the longest fundraising program in North America. Each year, the train travels approximately 6,000 miles through Canada and the United States, visiting more than 150 communities and raising money and awareness for local food banks. Since 1999 the train has collected 2.6 million pounds of food for local food banks. Everything that is collected in each community the train visits remains in that community. Canadian Pacific also makes monetary donations in the communities it visits. Each Holiday Train is about 1,000 feet long and features a box car that has been converted into a traveling stage for performances by well-known musical acts. This year’s performers are the Claytones, a “Canadian brand of country-soaked roots music” and Tracey Brown, a member of the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame. Admission to the Holiday Train is free, although everyone who attends is strongly encouraged to bring a nonperishable food item to donate to the Whitehall Food Pantry.

The Holiday Train will stop in Whitehall on Nov. 30.

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PUZZLES LIKE NEW varie-­ ty some Thomas Kinkade, glow in the dark, $25. 518854-9283

50 RECORDS 33 1/3 194060 Big Bands. Mitch Miller, Lombardo, Mantovani, exc cond, $60. 518-812-7597 6 PANEL PINE slider doors. 2 doors covers 4’ closet opening. Hardware included, $60. 518-695-5147 6FT 2 RECLINER couch, wor ks great. Ver y comfy, needs cover, $25. 518-6388617 AB LOUNGER excellent condition, $50. 518-854-9283 ANTIQUE GOOFUS GLASS serving plate, gold pears, $65. 802-362-3048 ANTIQUE GOOFUS GLASS serving plate, red/ gold roses, $45. 802-3623048 ANTIQUE UPRIGHT PIANO OK condition, needs tuning, $20 OBO. 518-638-8617 BARBIE BIKE 16” new tubes, very good condition, $40. 518-260-1265 BEAUTIFUL GIRLS LON-­ DON FOG coat, size 5. Red wool w/ blk velvet trim & hat, $25 OBO. 518-695-3977 BLACK & DECKER mini food chopper, never used, Manchester, VT, $15. 732320-2423 CARHART JACKET 48 reg-­ ular, never worn, $60. 518260-1265 CHRISTMAS LIGHTS a va-­ riety box, excellent condition, $35. 518-854-9283 CORONA BEACH CHAIR blue w/ umbrella top, cup holders, w/ bag. New never used, $50. 518-301-1200

F E N TO N M I L K G L A S S vase, $35. 802-447-0447 F L E X I B L E F LY E R s l e d , $99. 802-468-5767 FOSTORIA GLASSWARE fruit bowl w/ handles, $30. 802-447-0447 FRONT DRIVE AXLES 2 long, 1 short, for Plymouth sundance and others. $45. 518-692-9295 F RO N T L OA D WA S H E R white, $99. 206-222-5925 F RO N T L OA D D RY E R white, electric, $99. 206-2225925 GAME BIGCAT 1200 pellet gun w/ scope, shoots nice. Shoots different pellets, ex-­ cellent. $99. 518-854-9734 GE FOOD PROCESSOR all accessories included. Good condition, $25 OBO. 518695-4612 GIRLS BAILEY TAN Ugg boots (3 buttons), in very good condition, size 2, $40. 518-499-2070 GOODYEAR INTEGRITY P186/65R15, $30. 802-2361152 GOODYEAR TEMPORARY spare w/ rim 75D13, $30. 802-236-1152 HEALTH RIDER TREAD-­ MILL used but in good con-­ dition, $65. 518-854-9283 HESS TRUCK 1982-83 in original box, new condition, $50. 518-587-0836 HESS TRUCK 1977 in origi-­ nal box, w/ installation in-­ structions. New cond, $90. 518-587-0836

K E N M O R E S U P E R C A -­ PA C I T Y w a s h e r, 2 0 0 1 , needs 220 wire harness, $79 OBO. 802-293-2269 KING SIZE AIR mattress w/ pump, $40. 802-468-5767 LARGE RUG NEVER used, cost $1000. Will sell for $50. 518-692-7689 LEATHER COAT VINTAGE 1960s mens, 42R, Angola cabretta leather. Good cond, $75. 518-587-0836 MADE IN THE USA 16” BT Crump Dressage saddle, stirrups, leathers, saddle cover. $99. 518-854-9702 MAGIC CHEF BREAD ma-­ chine 1.5lbs loaf, very good condition, $40 OBO. 518695-4612 MOLINEX FOOD MILL nev-­ er used w/ 3 blades, steel, Manchester, VT. $18. 732320-2423 NARUTO CARDS 300, good condition, $30. 774-209-0174 NORMAN ROCKWELL CANVAS prints. Dtd 192380, ready to frame, 13X16, 22 pcs, $88. 518-854-3186 ORECK XL VACUUM works extra bags included. No long-­ er need, $25 firm. Pick up. 518-695-4612 PARKA & PANTS camo, new, mens x-large. Lined, waterproof, heavy duty, $65. 518-587-0836 PARTY LITE tealight hous-­ es, 5 from the Winding Lane Collection with boxes. Great gift, $75. 518-638-8617 PICTURE WINDOW used wooden framed. 50X53, $50. 518-260-2278

RAMPS (2) GALVANIZED ramps, 48” tall, 8” wide, $30. 518-686-7821

RYOBI RADIAL ARM saw w/ stand, w/ leather tool belt, $40. 802-447-0447

VERY NICE OLD buckboard original, worn black paint original iron brackets, $99. 518-854-9734

SEARS TREADMILL w/ original paperwork, $20. 802447-0447

WEST BEND stir crazy corn popper, electric, new, $15. 802-362-0790

SEARS TREADMILL electric, $65. 518-692-9295

WHITTLED WOODEN CHAIN w/ hooks 16” long, $25. 518-747-3558

S I X WO O D C H I S E L S w / wood handles 1/4” to 1 1/2”, $25. 518-747-3558 SNOW BLOWER Toro 12” electric power shovel. Great for walks, decks, small are-­ as, $50. 518-499-1842

SONY 36” WEGA TV 2001, KV36FS13, works perfectly, $65 OBO. 802-293-2269 S T O R AG E C A B I N E T 2 drawer, 20”X14.5”X24”, $10. 518-686-7821 STRONG 46CC Poulan Pro model 195 chain saw. (3) chains w/ case, $99. 518854-9734

TORO POWER SHOVEL plus driveway attachment, like new, $75 OBO. 518-6420767

T W O V E RY N I C E c a n e chairs. Excellent shape very usable. Professionally done, $80. 518-854-9734

ROOF TOP CARGO carrier, 24 cubic feet, soft side, exc cond, $50. 802-287-9567

SNOW TIRES P245/75R16 used 4 winters, still good tread left, (2) $75. 518-6394456

TABLE ROUND 30” deco-­ rative dark finish, exc cond, antique, $99. 518-812-7597

TWO 2PC PEIGNOIR sets two fancy nighties, great Christmas gifts, $30. 802362-3048

REALISTIC REEL TO R E E L r e c o r d e r w / ex t ra tapes, $75. 518-632-5289

S N OW J O E E L E C T R I C snow thrower, model 322, new $100, used 4X, $55. 802-362-3048

STUDENT DESK white, 4 d rawe r, g o o d c o n d , $ 5 0 OBO. 518-642-0767

M E N S S H I RT S , PA N T S , JACKETS size L-XL. Some never worn, very reasonable, call for details. 802-265-8650

ANNOUNCEMENTS

NEW QUEEN MATTRESS Sets still in plastic $150, can deliver. 518-290-0298.

Adoption

Education

A BABY IS OUR DREAM: Neil and Naomi are longing to adoption a child into our warm, fun, secure and loving home. www.coupleseeksadoption. com 1-800-982-3678. Ex-­ penses paid.

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A L T H O U G H M A N -­ C H E S T E R N E W S PA -­ PERS tries earnestly to check all Classified Ad-­ vertising submitted for le-­ gitimacy and accuracy, we cannot be responsible for ads that may be mis-­ leading.

HOOSIER LARGE CUP-­ BOARD w/ frosted glass, all original, $1100 518-499-1098

Guns & Ammo THOMPSON BLACK POW-­ DER RIFLE 50 caliber, very good condition, $165. 802558-7924

WOMENS LL BEAN winter jacket large, in good condi-­ tion, $15. 518-692-7648

Musical Instruments

WO R K TA B L E WO O D 2 drawer, 3’X18”, 3’ tall, $10. 518-686-7821

DANVILLE 6 STRING DO-­ BRO w/cloth case & acces-­ sories, $150 or trade for used PV 400 amp. 518-632-5289

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P L AY E R P I A N O W i n g & Son 1922 player piano w/ music rolls in wonderful con-­ dition. $1725 OBO. Salem area, call 518-321-9803

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57X65 TRUCK CAP Fits Dodge Dakota Quad, new, $700. 518-664-4202

U.S. & FOREIGN COINS & paper money! No amount too small! Call Richard 518-6428156 or 518-683-1954

CAT GENIE 120 system, orig box dome walls. Sanisolution car tridge books, $140 OBO. 518-695-4612

WANTED TO BUY adult tri-­ cycle bike with carrying bas-­ ket. 518-854-3626

COAL FOR SALE Anthra-­ cite. Rice, Pea, Nut, Stove and Smithing. 518-424-5663 or cell 518-642-9819

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The Lakes Region FreePress • November 23, 2012 • 11

FIREWOOD

& PELLETS

REAL ESTATE

Apartments

Land/Lots MAINE hunt. camp. Invest. 165+/- acres with interior roads. Only $84,900. I can fi-­ nance. Owner 207-942-0058

Mobile/Modular Homes SHASTA TRAVEL TRAIL-­ ER (2) axel, great camp/stor-­ age, 32X12’ $1250. OBO, W h i t e h a l l , N Y. 8 0 2 - 5 5 8 1797.

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RENTALS CASTLETON 2BR duplex apt., $625/mth + util. No pets, no smoking. 1st, last & sec dep. Appl & ref req’d. 802-468-5691 CEDARS SENIOR LVNG COMM IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS 2bdrm apts, 2 ppl pref, starting at $700/mo incl util. Tours evry Weds@ 12:30. 518832-1701 CEDARS SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY Take a Tour Weds 12:30pm! Off Bay St, Queensbury! 518-832-1701. GRANVILLE quiet, comfort-­ able, 2bdrm apt, $600/mth, references & security de-­ posit. 518-632-5023

Apartments

Apartments

GRANVILLE Nice 1 & 2 bdr m apar tment. Call for more information. 518-6423454

WHITEHALL 1bdrm, 1st flr, incl. heat & hot water.$450, Lg 2bdrm, heat, washer/dry-­ er, no pets, $625. 1st mth+ sec & ref. 206-222-5925

GRANVILLE 1-2bdrm, up-­ stairs, lights & hot water incl. no pets/smoking. $575/mth +heat. 518-683-3769 or 802688-3716 GRANVILLE- Mettowee Val-­ ley Apts - Taking apps 2bdrm $518 rent; utilities average $81. Includes appliances, site laundry, trash removal. No smoking. Pet? Must meet eligibility requirements. For application 518-584-4543. NYS TDD Relay Service 1800-421-1220. Handicap Ac-­ cessible Equal Housing Op-­ portunity. NO GRANVILLE Spacious 2bdrm up, $550+util., 1 mth sec., incl snow plowing/rub-­ bish removal. 518-642-1464 WHITEHALL Large 2bdrm, closets galore, quiet neigh-­ borhood, hardwood floors, dishwasher, sec/references required, $800/mth +fixed cost util. 518-499-0219 WHITEHALL spacious 2bdr m w/new floors, DR, pantry, yard, plenty of park-­ ing, no pets, sec/references req. Ideal location. $650/mth +utilities. 518-499-2826

Cambridge Valley Machining, Inc. 28 Perry Lane, PO Box 160 Cambridge, New York 12816 www.cvmusa.com e-mail: jobs@cvmusa.com Cambridge Valley Machining, Inc. is actively looking for qualified people to join our team. We have the following positions currently open:

QUALITY TECHNICIAN Must be able to perform the following duties: root cause analysis/corrective action, working understanding of ISO based QMS systems, ability to use standard inspection tools, basic understanding of SPC, ability to read and interpet drawings, working knowledge of APQP process, computer literate. Flexible to meet shifting priorities, responsible for inspection of finished product, performing in process inspections, communicate with customers and/ or suppliers external as well as internal. Maintain control of GagePak System including all calibration of new and existing inspection equipment. Requirements: Qualified candidates will have experience in an industrial production environment. Highly motivated, able to work in team environment, CMM experience a plus, Magnetic Particle NDT skills, certification, and/or experience a plus. Must have at least 5 years of experience working in a quality department manufacturing environment.

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PURCHASING AGENT CNC MACHINE OPERATOR (2nd & 3rd Shift) MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN CVM is an equal opportunity employer. EEO-D/V/F/M All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, age, genetic disposition, religion or national origin

Homes 1-1/2 BDRM house on private lot, $800/ mo. 1st, last, security req. 3 miles west of FH,VT. Whitehall school district. 802-2653766 or 518-265-3146 2-3 BEDROOM HOUSE for rent. Washer/dryer hook up. Outside the village of Gran-­ ville. Rent: $1400/per month. Negotiable. Please call 518527-4945. Immediate avail-­ ability. HOOSICK FALLS 2bdrm w/ nice yard, includes W/D, stove/refrigerator, $650/mth, 1st, last, sec & ref, nonsmokers. For appt 518-6865547

Mobile/Modular Homes TINMOUTH 2003 3bdrm, 2 ba, private drive, on hill w/ grt views. 1st, lst, sec $800/mo. No util incl. 802-235-2377

Rooms

FINDER

HAMPTON/POULTNEY AREA 518-282-9019

AFFORDABLE FIREWOOD By Gould’s. Dry & seasoned hardwood, boiler wood also ava i l a bl e. H E A P ve n d o r. 518-499-0307/518-857-0279

Storage EXIT ONE SELF-STORAGE Heated Units Also Available Route 4-A Fair Haven, VT 802-265-3330

ALL CUT SPLIT & DELIV-­ ERED Hardwood firewood. Seasoned& Green wood now available, any length. 518642-1558

Vacation/ Recreational

DON’T PAY HIGH Heating bills. eliminate them with an Outdoor Wood Furnace from Central Boiler. Beecrofts. 518-753-4402

WA R M W E AT H E R I S YEAR ROUND In Ar uba. The water is safe, and the dining is fantastic. Walk out to the beach. 3-Bedroom weeks available: Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, & Oct. 14, 2011. Sleeps 8. $2500. Call Carol at 978-371-2442 or email: carolaction@aol.com

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LOG LENGTH 2-3-4 cord loads $250, $350 and $450. 7+ cord $750. Green C/S $165; Dry C/S $200. 518-638-6338.

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SEASONED HARDWOOD Cut, split & delivered. $180/ cord. 518-416-0238 Ask for Matt.

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WOOD LOTS WANTED Top prices paid in cash, Call Central Timber at 518-708-4337 or evenings 518-638-6338

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1.800.354.4232 TECHNICIAN Suburban Propane, a nationwide provider of propane and oil, has the following opening in the Granville, NY area:

MULTI-FUEL TECH Qualifications include HS Diploma or equivalent, CDL class B with X endorsements as well as applicable state & federal licenses/certifications, solid understanding of propane/oil, 3-5 years experience preferred, ability to work a flexible schedule with after hours emergency call-outs, strong communication, customer service skills. Competitive pay offered. For more information, please visit us at:

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As part of our pre-employment hiring process, background checks and drug screens are performed. Suburban Propane is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with all applicable laws. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

P/T COOK exp, refs, Sat. req. Please apply in person to Lisa @ Pine Grove Diner, 68 Quaker St, Granville. POSITIVE ENERGY is seeking an experienced car-­ penter, also proficient in the electrical & plumbing trades. Pay commensurate w/ ex-­ perience. Call Joe 518-9550402 RUN YOUR HELP WANTED AD with Manchester News-­ papers, reach over 47,000 households per week!

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Manchester Newspapers’

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Appliance Repair STAN’S APPLIANCE REPAIR. Refrigeration: Residential & Commercial Reconditioned Appliances & Parts 518-499-0019

Chimney Service YB-LTD CHIMNEYS Certified Chimney Prof. Cleaned/Lined/Repaired Wood Stove Installations Video Safety Inspections References- Insured William Little Jr. 802-645-0059 Cell 518-307-3079 YB-LTD@comcast.net

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Excavating EXCAVATING JOBS WANTED Large earth moving and lot clearing, ponds. Residential& commercial septic dug. Drainage ditches & stor m cleanup. NY/VT. 518-638-6338 or cell 518708-4337.

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Truck Repair C H SHELDRICK & SONS Truck & Auto Repair 24 Hour Towing & Auto Service/Sales 802-265-9700/802-742-7178

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The Lakes Region FreePress • November 23, 2012 • 13 Autos

Autos

Four-Wheel Drive

Motorcycles

1998 JEEP GRAND CHER-­ OKEE LAREDO Great con-­ dition, 175K, asking $2200. 518-605-2632

1985 RAM CHARGER 4X4 little surface rust, orig en-­ gine, brand new tires & rims, Runs great. $5500. 518-7474565

2000 TOYOTA 4RUNNER limited, immaculate. 71,000 mi, dark green, asking $10,500. 518-747-9022

08 SUZUKI C50 Boulevard, 805cc, 5300 miles, Black/ gray, windshield, saddle bags, very good condition, $4500. Manchester. 802366-8188

1999 VOLKSWAGON PAS-­ SAT Red, no rust, good in-­ terior, new stereo system, 195K, asking $2800. 518879-5287 2000 JEEP WRANGLER 4 cyl standard, 178K, $3950. 518-222-9446. 2000 SAAB 9-3 Convertible, Good cond, new engine, new turbo, new ball joints, $4000. 518-955-8878 2001 BLACK DODGE Da-­ kota, 100,000 miles, good condition, $3500/obo. 518854-3841 or 518-791-8788 2001 MERCURY COUGAR 118K, 5-speed, 4 cyl. Runs good. $2500. 518-854-3625 2 0 0 1 T OYO TA C A M R Y 206,000 miles, runs great, $2300. 802-683-4057 2004 TOYOTA SCION XB 4 door, 110,000 miles, good condition, $7000/obo. 518642-3230 2007 BUICK LUCERNE CXS, 55K, V8, very loaded, $14,500. 518-632-5937

1 9 8 8 B U I C K R E AT TA Looks & r uns great, new tires, brakes, & tuneup, nev-­ er run in the winter, asking $2490/obo. 802-273-2647

Farm Equipment 1948 FORD 8N TRACTOR $1500. 518-677-5292

Four-Wheel Drive 1991 JEEP GRANDWAG-­ GONER (restorable collectible) last year it was made, $900. 518-854-9228 1998 GMC 1500 ext cab p/u, Alum cap, 135K, $3000. 518257-0751 2000 CHEVROLET SILVE-­ RADO 2500, 8’, ext cab, V8, cruise, 61K, EB, EC, one owner, $8000. 518-677-2467 2000 FORD F350 6 speed, standard, 100K, plow, sand-­ er, 5th wheel hook-up, dump body, $15,000/obo. 518-8547737

2 0 0 1 C H E V Y T R AC K E R 4 d r, 5 s p d , 4 c y l , 1 2 7 K , 28MPG, tow alloys, inspect-­ ed, $2495. 518-686-7076 2001 CHEVY SILVERADO P/U ext cab, 4X4, 5.3 V8, 105k miles, runs exc. $4500. 802-325-2089 2004 CHEVROLET SILVE-­ RADO 1500 4WD, 4.8L, 65K miles, great shape, good tires, asking $8600. 802-2658645 ext 23. 2004 DODGE RAM 1500, quad cab, good condition, $6500. 518-854-3530 2005 FORD F250 SD 5.4 Auto, 57K. Reg cab, great condition. $11,200 802-4683170 2008 GMC EXT CAB Crim-­ son, gorgeous, 56K, tow pkg, excellent condition, one own-­ er, $21,850. 518-642-9125

ATV’s /Snowmobiles

Pickups, Trucks, Vans

2 P O L A R I S S N OW M O -­ BILES 1998 & 1999. Nice sleds! $3,000/obo. 518-7919741

1987 DODGE RAM 1 ton truck, great condition, stan-­ dard 4spd floor shift, big V8 engine w/63,000 original miles. Just need room. $5000. OBO 518-638-9000

1990 HD FXRS 1300cc, new tires, $7000. 802-325-3127

2005 KAWASAKI BAYOU A d u l t r i d d e n , l ow m i l e s, $1500. 518-260-7196

2003 MOTOGUZZI CALI-­ FORNIA EV 1100 with Voy-­ ager trike conversion kit, many extras, $9500/obo. Trades cons. 802-265-3403

2005 YAMAHA VENTURE snowmobile, low miles, 600cc, 2 up. $4500. 802-2351068 after 5 pm

2006 HARLEY DAVIDSON Ultra Classic, $12,000. 802770-2292

Recreational SHORELINE BOAT TRAIL-­ ER tandem whls, hyd brakes, easy loader w/ 4 new tires w/ spare for 21’ boat. $1200. 802-468-5136 T E R RY Q UA N T U M 5 T H WHEEL 40’, 4 slide outs, fireplace, roomy kitchen, king size bed, much more, $38,000. 518-638-6862

2010 FRONTRUNNER 800 S side-by-side U.T.V., w/top, windshield & winch. $7,300. 802-645-1925 CONDOR-250CC 5 speed, yellow. Almost new- Demo. 3 0 m i l e s, n o t a s c ra t c h , $1850. 802-438-2910

Tires, Parts, Accessories BACK RACK fits full pick-­ ups. Almost new, paid $400, sell $250. 518-642-9373

1990 E350 UHAUL custo-­ mized box truck. 7.3 diesel auto, new tires and inspec-­ tion, $2500 802-273-2837 1992 FORD RANGER Me-­ chanic special, r uns, in-­ spected, roll bar with lights, $2000/obo. 802-235-1391 1993 PLYMOUTH VOYAG-­ ER new brks, struts, shocks, exhaust, belt. Runs great, $900 firm. 518-692-7146 2003 FORD RANGER p/u, runs good, needs inspection, 125k, no rust. Cossayuna area, $2000. 518-692-2811 98 FORD F150 4.2 liter V6, 5 speed manual transmission, tilt/cruise, PW/PL, AC, ABS, 136K, GC., $1650. 518-6429736

Turn your stuff into CA$H! Manchester Newspapers reaches over 100,000 readers weekly! Advertise with us and put our circulation to work for you! 800-354-4232

2008 AUDI Q4 previous pur-­ chased maintenance pack-­ age transferred with car. 43K, still under warranty, ful-­ ly loaded, sunroof, $16,500/ obo. 802-235-2765 NICE CONDITION! 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Lare-­ do, A/T, V-6, 120K, Clean! $4900/OBO 518-499-1538

UNWANTED VEHICLES & SCRAP METAL TITLE NOT NEEDED

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Boats

(518) 642-3063 or 642-3036

BOAT MOTOR TRAILER 40HP, runs good, $1200. 802-293-5210 GRUMMAN 15’ split seat, w/ shorelander trailer, 8HP Nis-­ san, $1800. 802-273-2053

Commercial Equipment HEAVY EQUIPMENT RE-­ PAIR onsite or in shop, $50/ hr. Trucks, backhoes, exca-­ vators, dozers, frame repair, brakes,torching & welding. All types of equipment. Day 518-708-4337 or evenings 518-638-6338

Classic & Antiques 1981 OLDSMOBILE 98 2 door, 41K miles, many new parts, runs well, $850. 802265-3129 after 3pm.

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The Lakes Region FreePress • November 23, 2012 • 15


16 - Nov. 23, 2012 - The Lakes Region FreePress

BLACK FRIDAY

Up to

SALE

60

NOVEMBER 23rd to 26th

Months* Free Financing

DOORBUSTERS!

Recliner

99

$

While Supplies Last

50" Seiki Television

250

$

while Supplies LAST model#5C501TS

Leather Eureka Recliner

Collins Leather Reclining Sofa with Heat & Massage

$

1399

Compare at $2299

Jitterbug Recliner

$399 Compare at $699

60 *See Store For Details and Credit Approval


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