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Y> GREENWICH JOURNAL Page 10 SALEM PRESS Thursday, July 20,2000 Annual Turning Point parade scheduled for August 6 by Kathleen Eavtholomay The Turning Point Parade 2000 is just around the corner and parade or­ ganizers, chaired by Byron Peregrim, states the August 6 event will begin at 1 p.m. on Spring Street near Schuyler Hose and proceed east to Broad Street and then south along Broad to the Fish Creek bridge on U.S. Route 4. This Sunday afternoon event is defi­ nitely a crowd pleaser and this year's re­ vised parade route should bring everyone together for the special event that is now in its sixth year. The sixth annual Turning Point pa­ rade boasts nine musical units, includ­ ing the Sentinelles Drum & Bugle Corps, the Taconic Pipe Band, Fyffes & Drumms of Olde Saratoga, Prospect Drum Corps, Moodus Drum & Fife Corps, Galloway Gaelic Pipe & Drum. Gerald R. Solomon named grand marshal of parade by Kathleen Bartholomay República« former U.S. Congress­ man, Gerald R. Solomon, will ride in the Turning Point Parade 2000 as Grand Marshal of this year’s parade. Congressman Solomon is widely re­ spected throughout the region. The for­ mer Congressman accomplished a great deal during his years in Washington, in­ cluding the establishment of a national shrine to our country's veterans in the town o f Saratoga. The Saratoga National Cemetery is located just west of U.S. Route 4 on Duell Road and is a very beautiful and Hewitt to talk about parade by Kathleen Bartholomay Town of Saratoga resident Dan Hewitt will be on the radio next week to talk about the upcoming Turning Point Parade. He will be on WWSC 1450 AM radio from Glens Falls on Tuesday, July 25, from 7:30 - 9:30 a.rifi on the Larry Farenell show. * * * One of the hardest things to realize, specially for a young man, is that our forefathers were living men who really knew something. — Rudyard Kipling N e w s JDrop For your convenience, news items may be put in the drop box at Byron's IGA (formerly Sulli's Market). Pick-up time early Monday afternoon. 4P 2000 m C o m m u n i t y C a l e n d a r M o n d a y , J u l y 24 7 : 3 0 P.M . - Z o n in g B o a r d o f A p p e a ls, T o w n o f S a r a to g a m e e ts at S a ratoga Town H a ll T u e s d a y , J u l y 25 7 : 3 0 P.M . Tow n Planning B o a r d , Tow n o f S a r a t o g a m e e ts at S a r a toga T o w n H a ll. W e d n e s d a y , J u ly 16 7 :00 P.M . - O ld S a r a toga A r e a C h a m ­ b e r o f C o m m e r c e m e e ts at t h e A .m e n c a n L e g i o n T h u r s d a y , J u l y 27 7 : 3 0 P.M . - S C S B o a r d o f E d u c a tion m e e ts at th e D istrict O ffice. Byron's Market ZO Broad Street Schuylerville, NY dignified part o f (he Saratoga landscape and a great honor to all Americans. It is the sixth national cemetery located in New York State and the 116th in the United States, since the first one was established by President Abraham Lin­ coln to honor veterans o f the Civil War. Regional invitation A regional turn-out to honor a man who has commuted so much of his life to serving his country would be appre­ ciated by the Schuylerville citizenry ac­ cording to the Special Events Committee of Turning Point Parade 2000. Birth Buchanan Brenda and Bill Buchanan of Schuylerville announce the birth of a daughter, Ashley, on July 6, 2000. She joins sisters at home, Kelsey and Emily. Maternal grandparents are Sue and Mike Hughes of Schuylerville. Paternal grandparents are Rose and Bill Bucha­ nan, Sr of Scotia. New audit manager Thomas L. Hoy, President and C.E.O. of Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company, has announced the appointment of Susan D. McCormick to the position of Audit Manager for the bank. McCormick comes to Glens Falls National with extensive banking, auditing and public accounting experience. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate of Towson State Univer­ sity, Towson, Maryland, where she re­ ceived her Bachelors degree in Business Administration/Accounting. She has also completed several continu­ ing education and professional develop­ ment programs. McCormick is a member of the Maryland Association of Certified Pub­ lic Accounts. She resides in Diamond Point. SNELL SEPTIC SERVICE Pumping & ; Complete Installations Call Ron Snell 6S2-7401 i Come Join the Fun at Al’s River Edge Wed. - Karaoke - 8 - 12 i Friday - Kevin Dickinson - 10 - 2 Sat. — E. Town Express — 10 - 2 Old Schuylerville Rd. (Off Rte. 29) Schuylerville THEATRE DIRECTORY THROUGH SATURDAY: July 6-22 Present Laughter By Noel Coward T 'he master's stylish romp. The play the London Daily Telegraph called \a production gleaming with polish like a lacquer cabinet.” COMING THURSDAY: [illy 27-Aug. 12 • Agatha Christie's M u rder on the N ile Tickets: (802) 867-5777 • Performances at the air-conditioned, historic, Dprset Playhouse. Tuesday-Friday and Sundayat 8 p.m.; Saturdayat 4 p.m. and 8-.30 p.m.; Wednesday matinee at 2 p.m. No Monday performances. Single performs nee tickets from $22-$36. Click to us at www.tfieatredirectories.com 25th Anniversary Season Town of Saratoga S c h u y l e r v i l l e Mail Items to: Kathleen Bartholomay 5288 Cty Rte. J 13,Greenwich, N.Y. 12834 Phone 695-4734 FAX: 692-2589 News items may be left a t Byron's IGA. Uncle Sam chorus, Fiesta Band, and the Dixieland Ambassador's Jazz Band. Other attractions include a U.S. Army Reserve Color Guard, veterans of the Korean War, the Keystone Kops, British re-enactors, lots of candy- tossing clowns and the unusual and hu­ morous \Furball\ which is described as a 22-foot long hot rod built over a 1954 Seagrave with a V-24 engine. Food vendors should be on site plus a strong turnout of local volunteers from emergency organizations, senior citi­ zens groups and churches plus antique cars and more This summer event is sponsored by the Schuylerville area Chamber of Commerce and many donations from citizens, local government and local business have made this parade possible. Residents disappointed by coin selection by Kathleen Bartholomay Governor Pataki's decision last week to choose the Statue of Liberty design titled \Gateway to Freedom\ for the New York State commemorative quar­ ter over the top competitor titled \Vic­ tory at Saratoga\ was a local disappointment in Schuylerville and the town of Saratoga, where the surrender of British General Burgoyne to Ameri­ can Revolutionary General Gates took place on October 17, 1777, just one- half mile south of the village ol Schuylerville on Route 4, marked by a state historical sign. Most residents reacted to Governor Pataki's decision by saying that it is \just politics again\ and \down state\ votes were counted as being more im­ portant than \upstate\ votes. That may or may not be the case, but it's worth mentioning that the scene that would have been depicted is taken from a detail from one of four historical paintings presently hanging in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, all painted by New York State artist John Trumbull, who in a letter to Thomas Jefferson in June of 1789, wrote, \The greatest motive I had or have for engaging in or for continu­ ing my pursuit of painting has been the wish of commemorating the great events of our country's Revolution. Our country's Revolution will not be commemorated by the new quarter, but persons interested in American history might consider learning more about the Schuylerviilc/Saratoga area and its his­ tory by stopping at the Schuyler's Canal Park Visitors Center located at Fort Hardy Park A New York State homepage press release also states that the U.S. Mint has agreed \to add a line tracing the Hudson River and the route of the Erie Canal to the design to reflect the impor­ tance of both waterways to the develop­ ment of the state and nation.\ The original design, as pictured is simply an outline of the state. The Surrender of Burgoyne By Kathleen Bartholomay People who have attended or visited Schuylerville Central School might recognize this painting as a copy of it hangs in the elementary cafeteria. The original of the painting, entitled \Surrender of General Burgoyne,\ hangs in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., along with three other American Revolutionary War paintings by John Trumbull. Certainly, General Burgoyne is in the red coat, to the left of center, relin­ quishing his sword, but it took some detective work to figure out the identities of the individuals in the center and to the right of center. Thanks to town resident Dan Hewitt and his personal library, they are identified. The man in the center is General Gates, and the main figure dressed in white with fringed leather is the Kentucky frontiersman Colonel Daniel Morgan. The figure in the background between Gates and Morgan is Philip Schuyler. The other British soldier, stand­ ing behind Burgoyne, is Major General William Phillips. The Trumbull painting was the inspiration for the \Victory at Saratoga\ New York State commemorative quarter design which placed second on Governor Pataki's list of designs to be submitted to the U.S. Mint for the striking of the coin that will be released early next year. The governor chose another design, \Gate­ way to Freedom,\ over the one which featured Gates, Burgoyne, Morgan, Schuyler, and Phillips. Congressman |ohn F. Sweeney Reports from Washington Roads in park Congressman John E. Sweeney (R/C-Halfmoon) announced a contract has been awarded for rehabilitation of roads and parking areas in the Saratoga Springs National Historic Park. The contract, awarded by the Federal High­ way Administration (FHWA) is worth $3,967,157. Kubricky Construction Corporation of Glens Falls will perform the work on the Battlefield Tour road \The Saratoga Battlefield is one of the greatest historic symbols of free­ dom and democracy in our nation,” said Sweeney. \I cannot overstate how im­ portant its preservation and restoration is to upstate and the tourism economy. This is the first major rehabilitation of the roads in 40 years. Hundreds of thousands of visitors use these roads each year. We must ensure that future generations will have the opportunity to fully experience American History at Saratoga, as my children did, and as 1 did as a child.\ to be rebuilt According to the National Park Service, a survey in the early 1990s re­ vealed deteriorated drainage structures, rusted and eroded culverts, silted drain­ age structures and road shoulder slump­ ing due to clay soils. The project will correct these conditions and resurface the roadway allowing for width adjust­ ments that will more safely serve multi­ ple users of the shared roadway: motorists, bicyclists and walkers. The Battlefield road system includes pieces of the original farm road net­ work, loops through the American and British positions and includes scenic overlooks. Designed to fee! like part of the natural landscape, it provides the momentous experience of standing on the spot where American history was made. Construction is slated to begin in the next month. Because of possible incon­ venience caused by the rehabilitation, the customaiy entrance fee will be waived by the park this season. Tips on protecting home while on vacation July and August are not only peak times for vacations, they are the two months of the year with the highest number of break-ins. To prevent your home from being burglarized While you are away on va­ cation, the New York Insurance Asso­ ciation offers these tips: Try to make your home look lived in. Leave the blinds open in their usual po­ sition. Install automatic timers to turn lights and radios on and off at appropri­ ate times. Ask a reliable neighbor or friend to pick up mail or forward it to the post office. ;Stop newspaper deliv- eiy and arrange to have someone mow your lawn and water the flowers. Trans­ fer valuables to a safe deposit box. Lower the sound of your telephone and answering machine, so it can't be heard outside the home. Make sure your voice mail message doesn't imply that you are away on vacation. Ask the police or a friend to check on the house from time to time. Let them know where you can be reached if there is an emergency. Get involved with a neighborhood watch group. W.orking closely with your neighbors to spot trouble is one of the most effective ways to prevent crime. For additional information on crime prevention, call your local law enforce­ ment agency or speak to your insurance agent. To obtain a free copy of the bro­ chure \Home Security Basics,\ send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the New York Insurance Association, 130 Washington Avenue, Albany 12210. Leave a log in the water as long as you like; it will never be a crocodile. * —Guinea-Bissau proverb Visitors Center open, visitor count begun July 1 by Kathleen Bartholomay The village board meeting in Schuylerville on July 12 included a re­ port from Visitors Center Director Tim Holmes, who arrived dressed in tradi­ tional colonial clothing and sporting his usual kindly grin. He reported on the grand opening of the Schuyler's Canal Park Visitors Cen­ ter that was held June 25. The event in­ cluded a dedication of the center plus the gazebo, the boardwalk, and the footbridge across Fish Creek along then Old Champlain towpath. He credited organizations and some individuals that participated. They in­ clude the Saratoga National Historical Park, the Saratoga National Cemetery Honor Guard, the American Legion in Schuylerville, Friends of the Saratoga Battlefield, the General Schuyler Emer­ gency Squad, the Fort Hardy Youth Center, a Girl Scout Troop, Boy Scout Troop #13, town of Saratoga Supervi­ sor Robert Hall, Anson S. Piper of the Second Continental Artillery and Ste­ ven and Beth Collyer of His Majesty’s Loyal Scots. Turnout was estimated at two to three hundred people and the Visitors Center continues to draw people interested in the area. The visitor count began July 1, after the opening ceremonies and 228 people stopped at the center in the first 11 days, which would project to ap­ proximately 3,000 people stopping and visiting during the 150-day season, exclusive of special events. Group visits are also a factor that may spur further opportunities. Heri­ tage Hunters, the Saratoga County ge­ nealogical society, is arriving in August with 50-60 visitors plus bus tour opera­ tors. They have contacted Mr. Holmes requesting food and lodging and senior groups have made arrangements. He also reports that he is developing a working relationship with the newly formed Friends of Stark's Knob that in­ cludes the New York State museum and the Champlain Canal Byway, which has recently been established and approved for merger with the Lake Champlain Byway. Volunteers participating in keeping the center open daily include Mayor Kim Gamache, Walter Grom, Louise Landry, Jason Pratt, John Sherman and Cathy Stark-Mersereau. Gifts and objects on loan are from residents of Schuylerville and from friends outside o f the village. Schuyler's Canal Park Visitors Center is located in Fort Hardy Park at the end of the lane with flags representing all nations that have had domain over the land. Anyone who would like to volunteer to help or have items of interest to dis­ play should contact Tim Holmes or the village office. Garden club’s flower show on Wednesday and Thursday The Schuylerville Garden Club will have its Annual Flower Show, entitled \Circus Circus,\ from 2 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, July 26 and 2 to 5 p.m., Thursday, July 27, at the American Le­ gion Hall, Clancy Street, Schuylerville. New this year are three demonstra­ tions scheduled on Thursday, July 27: Dried Flower Hat demonstration at 2:15; Supermarket Bouquet at 3 p.m.; and Pot et Fleur at 3:45. Admission is free and refreshments will be available. Public hearing oil local ordinances A public hearing for residents of the village of Schuylerville is scheduled for Tuesday, July 25, at 7 p.m. The hearing concerns three new local laws that might be enacted that in­ clude a curfew, a noise ordinance and a village parks law. The village board stated at their monthly board meeting that the board would take action on the 25th. Residents at the monthly board meeting were pleased that new laws might exist soon to help bring relief to residents who complain of late night activities and noise. A b u llfro g ’s cro a k can be heard up to a mile away. The Year 2000 \Standard” flower show competition is open to all amateur gardeners in the area and the public is welcome to submit entries. Design en­ tries had to be pre-registered by Wednesday, July 19, with Pheobe Hunt, Club President, 12 Clarks Mills Road, Greenwich. Pre-registration is not required for horticulture entries. All entries must be in place by 10 a.m., July 26 and removed after 5 p.m., July 27. Youth group plans two excursions The Schuylerville Youth Program will go to Moreau Lake Beach on Tuesday, July 25. The bus will leave from Fort Hardy Park at 10 a.m. and return at 4 p.m. Parental permission slips are required. Forms are available at the center during regular drop-in hours. Bring lunch or use snack bar. On Thursday, July 27, the Schuylerville Youth program will visit Waterslide World in Lake George. A discounted price for an afternoon of water thrills on the variety of slides or the wave pool will be charged. The bus will leave from Fort Hardy Park at 10 a.m and return at 4 p m. Parental permission slips are required. Snack bar or bring lunch (no glass). Bathing suits must be worn. GREENWICH Baha'i fa/M,Coniaci John Harlow, 9 Mowry Ave., for meeting information. Bottsfjfßipdst/Americani, 32 CturchSt: Worship, 10 am; Niisery, 3ev. David Crosby, PaStlH. DURKEETOWN First Baptist: Sunday school, 9:45 3.m.; Worship, 1 1 a.m.; evening service, 6 p.m.Rev. Kenneth W. Prater, Pastor. SALEM First Prestyierian, West Broadway: Centenary United Methodist, 20 Church Worship & Sunday school, 10 s.m.; St.: Worship 10 a m Re*. Phylis Holzhauer, Nursery. Re». Charles t. Mum, Pastor. Pastor. Chdstien Science Society, 7 Academy St.: Sunday, lOajnSundsy school during mow ing service. St. Joseph's Catholic, 33 Hid St.: Coma on Mon. 7:30 a.m., Mass 7:30 amTues., Wed„Frl. and Saturday 4 p.m.; Sun. Mass, 10:00 amlMomorial Day-Labor Day 9 a.m Miss); FatherThomasKonopka, Pastor. St. Putt's Episcopal, 143 Main St.; Wor­ ship, 9 s.m., Eucharist; Sunday school 10 am The Rev. Charles M. Miter, Pastor; United Church (Presbyterianl 37SalemSt,: WorsNp 10am , Sunday school during wor­ ship. Communion .frst Suiday. quarterly. Rev. Barbara Thomas, Pastor. Nsss.Cotsnmt Community, Windy Hill Rd.: Sunday Worship • 1:30 p.m.,Friday Homegroup 7p.m., Dylan Bowden, Elder The Church of Jesus Christ Utter Day Samts, 111 Academy St, Sacrarant 10 a.m., Sunday school 11:15 am , Relief Society and Priesthood meetings 12:10 p..m. EASTON f/KM*-South Meeting House on Meeting House Roa4EestorcWorshp,11 am. through Sunday, September 12. tintedMethoiisl, Rte. 40: Worship & Sun- Holy Cross Citholic, North Main St.: Saturday, 5:301o 6 p.m.- Confession; Sal -Mass- 6 p.m.;Sunday Mass • 9 am; Sun­ day school, 8:45 a.m. Rev. Liam Condon, Priest. St. Paul’s Episcopal, East Broadway: Sunday wofstiir, 10:30 a.m. Rev. Charles M. Miller. UnitedMethodist, West Broadway: Wor­ ship, 10 a.m.; Rev. Debbie Besse, Pastor. WEST HEBRON United Methodist Worship 9 a.m.; Sun­ day school 10 am.; Communion, first Sun­ day, monthly .Rev. Debbie Bessie, pastor. United Preshyteriar. Sunday school CAMBRIDGE Cela Cmminity, Rte. 372: Sunday wor­ ship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:31! am Rav. George H. Orlemann, Pastor. Embury Methodist, 41 East Mam St.: Church school 9:30; Worship, 11 am Rev. Richard Srati, Pastor. First Bapt/st.Vlmhip, 11 am; Sunday school 9:30 am Sospt!ighthouse l IPaiiecosta!), Turnpike Rd.: Sunday worship, 11 am & 7:30 pm Jehovah i Witnesses, Kingdom H»R Rte. 22: Sunday Public lecture, 9:30 am; Watch- towwsturiy, 10:20 am Newift l Christian, 2 South Union St: Sun­ day worsts 10:30 am Rav. Jsclt Wood, Pas­ tor. New SkstaMttnistsry iOrthodoil, New Stats Rd.: Each evening, 5:15 pm Vespers; liturgy-Saturday, 8;45 am. 8 Stmiay 10 am. Open Bible, West Main St.: Sunday Bible school 8:30 am; worship; 10 am Rev. Calv'n 13. Whrtban, Pastor. St. luke’sEpiîCopal, 2 South Main: First SCHUYLERVILLE Assembly oi Cad, Sunday school, 3:45 am ; worship, 11 a.m.; evening worship, 6 p.m. fl?». Charles G. Huff, Pastor. O/dSaratsgi Reformed, Sunday School 9:15 a.m; Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m. liiorthAgykC0mmity,Ct>.Rte.44:Sun- Rey Joyce S. deVelder, Pastor, day school. 10 a.m.; Worship 11^ am ; Fet- Stephen's Episcopal, Grove 9:45 a.m.; warship, 11 a.m. Rev. Will- Suiday, Eucharist Bite I110 am; other Sun- ism Hsffnen, pastor. days, Rite I 8 am 6Rite I110 am; Sunday RUPERT, VT stlrnot 9:1 S iena# first Santisy}. fte. Pad CongregaSmh Worship 10 am; Youth Baksr, Rector. ;KpL 6:30pm UnitedPresbytmian, 81 Eat Man St.: WEST RUPERT Suidayvmrsfy, 11 am; Sunday sctnol-5:4D Oicipies of Christ: Sunday school, 9:45 pm; ¿ id care h Brfensn buidiiigWagei); am ; Worship, 11 am; nursery,Res. Paul Rev. Psmala Woodrnw Interim Past«. Mychack, Pastor. dayschool, 10:15am ARGYLE lowship. 7:30 p m Re«. Thomas Broderick, Pastor. United Methodist, Sheridan Ave.: Sun­ day worship, 10:50 a.m.; Nursery. Youth St.:Hoty Eucharist, 8 a.m. (traditional lan­ guage). Holy Eucharist and Sunday School 9 a.m. United Methodist, 51 Church St.: Fellowship, 1st & 3rd Sundays, 6:30 Sünday Sclrad -9:30 a.m. ChruchService- am.Rev.Pamela Pearson, Pastor. United Presbyterian, 6269 Main St.: 11 a.m.ftifanl car« provided). Rey. Vir­ ginia Cornili, Pastor. FORTMILLER Fort USier Retomad, Sunday school, NORTH CAMBRIDGE SturfUnitedKetlxdist.Sui&rim'stip. 8:30 a.m. SOUTH CAMBRIDGE UnitedHtttmht. Worship, 8:30 am Rev. Rauol Waters, Pastor. WEST CAMBRIDGE H^gftlNon-Denormriationag,: Sunday school {alQ 9:45 am; worship, 11a.m. Rev. Jay WithanvPastor.BWe study Wednesday, 7pm Al are welcome, SHUSHAN UritedMethodish Sunday worship 9 am; Sunday school 9:15 a m Bav. Timothy Klasrack,, Pastor. UnitedPreshftedair. Sunday « h o d 9:45 Sunday worship, 10 am ; Sunday school 11 a m ; Nursery & childrens' program. Rev. Stephen McLean, Pastor. B,c o n N M ^ e d M 2 : S ^ a 3 a am ; ^ 1 0 : 3 0 . m . R B , C h ^ ^ w o r ship. 1 1 a m Re, Boyd Hiring, worship, 10 a.m. Rev. Malcolm Brown, Rte. 4: Sunday QUAKER SPRINGS COSSAYUNA school IQuwworiWp, l i am; Jr.SiSr. UritedMethodist. Rt. 32; Church service iskevlc Baptist Sunday school 10 3Jn.; youth,6:30|ua,'evangetstsary,7funLRe«. an Sunday School-9:30 amlinfant cara worship 11 a m Florence Bites, Pastor. ________________ provided). Rev. Vkainia Cornel. Past«. Hynn Bros. Funeral Homes Mon Crccarëh. MY ' tÖMKÄ) B Q¡les 6d*iybrvlc, NY Ö&3138 Morehouse CooftiucUon Corporation Paving Contractons Middle Tall«. IH tm-ml Washington County CoOp In*. Co. ¥> nato oL, CRjcfi*káu NY 692-2061 Id til cospwc your policjr- Wc my «ve you mone/ ( i

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