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GREENWICH JOURNAL Page 8 SALEM PRESS Thursday, April 27,2000 Iris and Daylilies society to meet The Adirondack Foothills Iris and Daylily Society will hold its monthly meeting on Sunday, April 30, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. in the Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls. The lecture this month will be on Siberian Irises. President Bob Keup will present slides from the Siberian Iris Society showing the diverse varieties of the Siberians up to the latest develop­ ment of this species. He will give ad- vice on its cultural practices also. The society is a group of Iris and Daviily fanciers affiliated with the Na­ tional American Iris Society and the American Hemerocallis Society Meet­ ing monthly in Glens Falls, they are a source of information for gardeners with an interest in Iris and Daylilies Anyone interested in learning more about these plants, plan to attend There will be refreshments. For more information contact Susie Kane-Kettlewell at 11 Monument Drive in Schuvlerville Four Winds offers free screenings in recognition of National Anxiety Screening Day. Wednesday, May 3, Four Winds-Saratoga will host a free clinic from 2 • 4 pm. in Mastrianni Hall on the hospital's campus located at 30 Crescent Avenue, Saratoga Springs. The program is part o f a nationwide ef­ fort to raise public awareness and assist individuals who may be experiencing signs and symptoms of anxiety to better understand this disorder and the treat­ ment options available. Reservations can be made by contacting Four Winds at the above address. Each year more than 23 million Americans suffer from anxiety disor­ ders. Individuals can experience a vari­ ety of symptoms which can include spontaneous panic attacks, endless checking and rechecking of one's ac­ tions, persistent uncontrollable worry and social anxiety Anxiety disorders include panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social phobia, obses­ sive compulsive disorder and post- traumatic stress disorder. Spring College Night Tuesday at ACC Adirondack Community College (ACC) will host its Annual Spring College Night on Tuesday, May 2, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the ACC gym­ nasium. The event is sponsored by the Adirondack Counseling Association. Representatives from over 150 col­ leges and universities from across New York, New England and the eastern U.S. will be available to meet with pro­ spective freshmen and transfer students to answer questions about entrance re­ quirements, transfer policies, housing, financial aid, extracurricular activities and other aspects of campus life. FULLSERVICE DEALER John Deere John Deere Brillion, Sunflower, Knight, Killbros, UFT, Miller, Echo Allen Farm Equipment Co., Inc. 11853 St. Rte. 40, Schaghticoke (518) «92-2676 1-800-692-2725 March for Parks promotes the arts The Friends of Saratoga Battlefield will hold their 7th annual \March for Parks\ at Saratoga National Historical Park on Saturday, April 29, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Marking the 30th anni­ versary of Earth Day, the march is a na­ tionwide event to raise funds and awareness for America's parks. At Sara­ toga Battlefield, it’s also a fun day in the park with live entertainment, popu­ lar amusement characters, silent auction and free refreshments for fund raisers. At 10 a.m„ Christel Albritton MacLean, owner o f Hattie's famous res­ taurant and Honorary Chairperson of the 2000 march, will signal the muskets to fire and will cut the ribbon to start the march Participants walk, run. bike or drive a route of their choice and will be joined by Smokey Bear, McGruff the Crime Fighting Dog, Sons & Daughters of Liberty Fife & Drum, Saratoga Llamas, Tenkara Karate, Twinkle the Bear and many colonial soldiers. Entertainment includes live 'folk music by the Tame Rutabagas, face painting by the Adirondack School, a Tenkara Karate demonstra­ tion, colonial soldier encampment and ranger programs. Those who raise $15 win a free travel mug and $25 wins a free T-shirt. All donations go towards free music and drama performances at the park. For more information call Marie Bureh in Schuylerville or Gina Johnson at the park. Schuylerville Spring Sports Varsity Baseball April 27 - at Hoosick Falls, 4 p.m. May 2 - Cambridge, home, 4 p.m. 4 - at Stillwater, 4 p.m. JV Baseball April 27 - Hoosick Falls, home, 4 p.m. May 2 - at Cambridge, 4 pm. 4 - Stillwater, home, 4 p.m. Varsity Softball April 29 - at Corinth, noon May 2 - Cambridge, home, 4 p.m. 4 - at Stillwater, 4 p.m. JV Softball 29 - Corinth, home, noon May 2 - at Cambridge, 4 p.m. 4 -Stillwater, home, 4 p.m. Modified Track May 1 - at Greenwich, boys only, 4 p.m. 3 - at Greenwich, girls only, 4 p.m. Varsity Track May 2 - Girls invitational at Burnt Hills 3 - SCS and Cambridge at Whitehall 4 - Boys invitational at Burnt Hills Varsity Tennis April 28 - Lake George, home, 4 p.m. May 1 - at Granville. 4 p.m. 3 - at Whitehall, 4 p.m. Al’s River Edge \Tone Benders\ Friday, April 28 - 1 0 - 2 H I Kevin LHekimon \ Saturday, April 29 —10-2 Come Join the Fun! Old Schuylerville Rd. (Off Rte, 29) Schuylerville . Town of Saratoga Schuylerville Drainage problem needs to be resolved M a il Items to: Kathleen Bartholomay 5288 Cty Rte. 113,Greenwich, N.Y. 12834 Phone €95-4734 FAX: 692-2589 /Veii>s items may be left at Byron's ICA. b y K a th le e n B a r t h o lo m a y The town of Saratoga Zoning Board of Appeals met April 24 and much dis­ cussioni between two neighbors and the board preceded approval o f a front set­ back variance for developer and town resident Jane Sheeran. Mrs. Sheeran is building a house at 3 Elizabeth Lane, off Hayes Road. She required the vari­ ance as the home was built 79 feet from the road and regulations require 90 feet. Residents in attendance have been re­ questing assistance from the town since early Jebruary, but the zoning board stated they were unable to provide any sort of assistance. The neighbors were requesting any variance that is granted stipulate that no Certificate of Occu­ pancy would be granted if an alleged drainage problem at the new home site is not resolved. The neighbors assert that a wetland type of area behind the newly con­ structed home was drained into their yards, and that a trench was dug across one corner of an attending neighbor's land, slicing off telephone and cable lines. “No permission was ever granted according to this neighbor, but Mrs. Sheeran maintained she did not trespass. One: neighbor's property has a town easement running through it and this easennertt is now filled with water. She inaintaires that ‘her title allows this ease­ ment contingent on the property own­ ers' right to enjoy the property at no expense to that owner. She. also states sne caainot travel from one part of her yard tea thè other without going out into Elizabeth Lane to circumvent the water in her yard. She states that the easement owned by the town involves the town in the drainage problem, as the easement is for the purpose of drainage. The neighbors plan to attend the Town Planning Board meeting on Tuesday evening o f this week and have been to every town board meeting this^ month seeking assistance. Bob Hathaway, Zoning Officer, stated he would make sure any \drainage prob­ lems were resolved prior to issuing a Certificate of Occupancy and Supervi­ sor Bob Hall stated he did not believe it was a town problem but would fill the town's easement with stone if he needs to. The neighbors requested these state­ ments in writing but were not provided with the documents. The clerk o f the board stated that the engineering requirements for drainage in the subdivision, as specified before the Town Planning Board, had evi­ dently not been followed. Resolution of the problem and what may be entailed remains unknown but Mrs. Sheeran re­ quested any changes be inexpensive. The board approved the replacement of a mobile home. Edward and Tammy V/urz will replace a singlewide mobile home with a doublewide at their 127 Russell Road location. The singlewide will be sold or disposed of following placement and hook-up of the double- wide. Stephan Bodnar, zoning board member, abstained from the vote, as he is their neighbor. David Lord of 12 4 1 Route 9P, was allowed to add a 454 foot wide by 2 7 foot extension on his existing lakeside home in order to have room for a set of stairs to reach the sleeping loft or sec­ ond story and increase the size of the first floor bath. The board tabled a variance for Lee Bombard of 1382 Route 9P until fur­ ther information and drawings can be obtained. Mr. Bombard requested the addition of a garage for his undersized lot that would have a second story with plumbing. He has contacted one of the two adjoining property owners. Mr. Bombard has insufficient road frontage and both side lots are less than is re­ quired according to zoning rules and regulations. District schedules Absentee ballots budget hearing Sc-huylerville Central School Dis­ trict will hold a public hearing on the propoised 2000-01 school budget on Tuesday, May 2. Residents are invited to attend this session to provide feed­ back smd suggestions to the Board of Education. The hearing will take place at 7:3 0 p.m. in the board room, which is located in the district’s Administra­ tion building. 7 lie proposed budget totals $20.9 million and would result in a tax rate increase between 2.6% and 6.6%. For more information contact the Superin- tendemt's office. Farmers’ Market to open soon line Old Saratoga Fanners' Market is off to a new start for its second year beginning on Thursday, May 4. The marked will be held in the parking area of Saratoga Apple, on Route 29, west of Schuylerville. To> begin, the season, vendors will be selling bedding plants and hanging bas­ kets,, shrubs, freshly cut flowers, free range cWcken and duck eggs, baked goods., specialty meats, jams, maple prodii-cts and more. The market will be open from 3 un­ til 6 j.m . each Thursday through the end o f October. Fo«r more details and information on how fio join, contact Market Manager Debbie Bailey in Fort Miller. ADIRONDACK ¡C O M M U N ITY sm COLLEGE I lifi'iiim: of ~ learning- OpphrtmiitiL’s '• O iflkT o f - ■ A d iiiissiù u s , ii40'-ii¡i\ Itom i ( ) i r t i i s I > i i i \ . \ V I 2 S 0 4 -14'>S .5 hS.~4J.2I<>4 mw \v;miiiy;ii.t.<.'iIii Register now for online courses at Adirondack Community College. Take a course from the comfort of your home, your office, or anywhere else you can work on a computer with Internet service. Access ACCs online courses through the Internet and work independently of the schedules o f your instructor and other students. Instructors and students communicate with one another through e-mail and e-mail-like discussions. How do I sign up? Register for these courses just as you would for any other ACC course. Stop by the Registrar's Office, Warren Hall1 and complete a registration form or call 743-2280 and' request a registration packet. ACC tuition and financial aid policies apply. ACC Online Courses for Fall 2000 • American National Government • General Psychology • Financial Accounting • Introduction to Criminal Justice * Major Writers • Principles of Management * State and Local Government • Western Civilization to 1500 • Writing I For moré information,1 call 518-743.2280. Flamingos arrive back for Dollars for Scholars The SchuylerviMe Dollars for Schol­ ars flamingos have arrived safely in the north country follow ing a restful winter in the balmy south. They are joined this year by cheerful green shamrocks cut out by Mr George Peters! agriculture class, pictured, and painted by James Harris. Interested parties who would like to \Flock\ or \Rock\ friends, family or work associates, are invited to reserve the date of their choice by call­ ing Kathy Turcotts, 13 Gates Avenue, Schuylerville. This is a fund-raising activity sponsored by Schuylerville Dollars for Scholars, raising scholarship money which will be awarded to graduates ol Schuylerville Ceniral School. for budget vote For the first time this year, Schuylerville will offer absentee ballots for the budget vote, which takes place on Tuesday, May 16. According to education law, residents are eligible to use an absentee ballot if they are unable to vote because they are: out o f the dis­ trict for work-related or military rea­ sons, hospitalized, pennanently disabled, sick and confined to home, in jail, or or vacation and out of the district. Anyone who wishes to take advan­ tage o f absentee balloting, may request an application from District Clerk Cathy Drew, or stop by the Superinten­ dent's office to get an application. The clerk will examine the completed form to determine if you are eligible for ab­ sentee balloting. Parents asked to enroll youngsters Parents of kindergartners attending Schuylerville Elementary School in the 2000-01 school year are asked to con­ tact the school office to be added to a kindergarten, enrollment list. Children must turn five years old before Decem­ ber 1, 2000, to attend kindergarten next year. Parents of incoming kindergarten students are also encouraged to attend an informational meeting on Wednes­ day, June 14, ai 7 p.m. in the Schuylerville Elementary school cafete­ ria. This session is important because it is an opportunity for parents to sign up for an appointment to have their chil­ dren screened and registered for kinder­ garten attendance. Parents attending the meeting will also receive information about the screening process which will take place during the third week in June. Sherman inducted into honor society Audra Lynn Sherman, daughter of Gary and Dorothy Sherman of Schuylerville, and granddaughter of William and Eilleen Sherman of Gan- sevoort, was recently inducted into the Rho Theta chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an education honor society. The cere­ mony took place at the Old Chapel at Castleton State College in Castleton, Vt. Thirty-nine students were inducted in all. The purpose of Kappa Delta Pi is to recognize outstanding contributions to education. It invites membership to those persons exhibiting commendable personal qualities, worthy educational ideas and sound scholarship. Kappa Delta Pi endeavors to maintain a high degree of professional fellowship among its members and to quicken pro­ fessional growth by honoring achieve­ ment in educational work. Audra is a junior at Castleton, ma­ joring iii elementaiy and secondary mathematics education. News Prop For your convenience, news items may be put in the drop box at Byron's IGA (formerly Sulli's M arket). Pick-up tim e early Monday afternoon. C o m m u n ity C a len d a r Tuesday, May 1 7:00 P.M. Village Board of Victory meets as Co mutuality Hall. Byron's Market 20 Broad Street Schmylerville, NY B U L L E T IN B O A R D is a listing of Special Fund Raising Events, a n opportunity for groups and arganizatisns to remind the public of upcoming events, ai’ tivitias and dinners which are planned to benefit the sponsors - S3 words (or less) is $5 00 for vhe first week. A second week has no charge. O v e r SO words - 8 centsfword. Payment must be received prier to publication. It's Time for Beef in Hebron -On Saturday, April 29, the Hebron Volunteer Fire Company will sponsor a Family Style Beef Dinner. The dinner will be served from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the West Hebron firehall. Takeouts will be available. Spaghetti Dinner in Coila -A spaghetti dinner to benefit the O.E.S. will be held at the Masonic Lodge on Rte. 372, Coila, on Friday, April 28, al 4:30 p.m. There is a charge for 11 years old to adult, children under 10 years are free. For further information, contact Janice Alexander of Shushan. Beef Stew in Greenwich -The VFW Post 7291 will have your Beef Stew ready for take out only on Saturday, April 29, from 4:30 p.m. until gone. Bring your own containers. Donations will be accepted. Pancake Breakfast in Schuylerville -The Schuylerville United Methodist Church, 51 Church Street, Schuylerville, will host an All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast, Saturday, May 6, from 8 to 11 a.m. Donations appreciated. Mother & Daughter Breakfast in Greenwich The VFW Post #7291 will hold a Mother & Daughter Breakfast on Suiiday, May 14, 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. at the VFW Post, Abeel Ave., Greenwich. Menu: Scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, toast, coffee, ten or milk and OJ. This will be reservations only. Coll Debbie Miller, Flora Bertsch or Jim Murphy by May 10 for reservations Memorial Day Weekend Tag Sale ' in Cossayuna -The Cossayuna Fire Dept. Auxiliary will hold their annual Memorial Day Weekend tag sale at Fire Station #2, on Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28, starting at 10 and ending at 4 both days. Vendors are needed. For information call Janey (Mrs. Allen)' Sebast or Rose (Mrs. Kenneth) Bain. Donations would be appreciated. Workable and saleable items please. Drop them off at Fire Station #2, Rte. 48 Tuesday night alter 6:30 or Saturday night after 4:30. There will also be a bake sale, raffle and a food box raffle. Sponsored to help fire victims in the community. Farmers' M arket in Schuylerville -Would you like to buy locally grown produce? The Old Saratoga Farmers' Market is off to a new start for its second year running on Thursday, May 4. The maiket will be held in the parking area of Saratoga Apple, on Route 29:, west o f Schuylerville. Call Susie Kane- Kettlewell for info. Smorgasbord in Shushan The Shushan Grange #1233 will sponsor a Smorgasbord on Sunday, May 7, at 12:30 p.m. at the Shushan Grange Hall Tickets available fioin Muriel Linke at 67 East Broadway, Saléai, or at the door. There is an adult's and a children's charge. Proceeds go for building improvements and the community spring plantings accomplished each year by Grange members. Mother/Daughter Banquet -The Centenary United Methodist Church will be holding their annual Mother/Daughter Banquet on Friday, May 5, 6 p.m. Menu: Ham, scalloped potatoes, vegetables, rolls, dessert and beverage. Tim Patrick will entertain for the evening. For registrations or more info call Peg Johnson or Lillian Hakala. Spring Rummage & Bake Sale -Annual Rummage & Bake Sale at West Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 30, West Hebron. Thurs., April 27, 5 - 8 p.m.; Friday, April 28, 1 - 4 p:in; Saturday, April 29,9 a.m. -1 p.m. Brown bag sale held in the basement on Saturday. Assortment of clothing, small household items. Bake sale of homemade goodies. Chicken Barbecue in Greenwich -The Greenwich Boy Scout Troop i<27 will hold a chicken barbecue on Saturday and Sunday, April 29 and 30, in the IGA parking lot starting at noon until sold out. Vegetable lasagna will also be available. Proceeds will go towards their summer trip. Famous Chicken BBQ in Ai'gyle -The J.A. Barkley Hose CoAuxiliary will hold its Annual Spring Chicken Barbecue featuring scalloped corn, baked potatoes, homemade cakes, and chocolate milk for the kids. Come one, come all, come before it's all gone. At the new firehouse on Route 40 in Argyle. All proceeds dedicated to the Argyle July 4th parade. Serving at 4 p.m. while it lasts. Mother & Daughter Breakfast in Greenwich -The VFW Post #7291 wili hold a M other & Daughter Breakfast on Sunday, May 14, 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. at the VFW Post, Abeel Ave., Greenwich. Menu; Scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, toast, coffee, tea or milk and OJ. This ■will be reservations only. Call Debbie Miller, Flora Bertsch or Jim Murphy by May 10 for reservations. Mother's: Day Breakfast in Cossayuna -Cossayuna Veil. Fire Dept, will hold their annual Mother’s Day \All YouCan Eat Breakfast\ Sunday, May 14, from 8 a.m. to 1‘2 noon. Menu: pancakes, eggs, sausage, bacon, ham, homefries, juice and beverage. Their are prices for adults, 5 to 12 and under 5 - free. Held at Fire Station #2, Rte, 48. Come and enjoy an excellent breakfast for your mother, mother-in-law and grandmother.

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