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- K T i iy< K. Y. m o *£1 {’ R-> ■■' IH;' liv^' w&; , . l£v£ ■ ■&>* • ■fir!, I> £**> r t ; \\ J Edward Advertiser VOL. 126—NO. 47 GREENWICB, ^EW YORK, THURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 1968 Next week is fair week.'The . •'Washington county fair on •Route 29 in the town of Easton •will open next Tuesday morn­ ing, and continue through Sat­ urday evening August 24. Many old favorite\ activities will .be returning to the grounds and new attractions have been added to mak-e the * ■Washington'county fair one of 1 the biggest and most varied ag­ ricultural fairs-in the stale. Agricultural departments will include extensive displays of dairy and ’'beef , cattle, sheep, -poultry, farm produce, flowers and horses. Ths large junior department, truly <a fair within a fair, will/feature, a variety of agricultural and - homemaking •projects Inpde and exhibited by the county youth. For Ihe women there will be exhibits pf needlework, liandi- crafts and culinary skills. Mome- jiiajting1 dubs, granges, scouts and religious displays^ will glso ibe of interest to visitors, For fans of the equine ’world, the fair will provide a gym­ khana and horse show, pony races and pony pulls. For those •vfrho enjoy motorized horse power, the attraction -will be ih the form of machinery a|id au­ tomotive displays and the: ever- popular traqtor gulling contest. T. M. Yushak Fatally Hurt In Car Crash Thomas Michael Yushak, 22, of Shushan was fatally Injured early Sunday morning in a two- car collision on the Argy le-Fort Edward state highway, route ■197 . v ■ 4' 6 According to state police the acddentr o«iirredr>at^4^5. «jn: when tfi'e' Yusliak car, proceed­ ing west, crossed into tlw east- bound lane and collidetE head- on with a car driven by Itonald G. Seifertt, 80, (if R.D. 1, Bus­ kirk. Yushak Was taken to the Glens Falls hospital by the Ar­ gyle rescue Squad. His death oc­ curred at 2;05 a.tn. Miss Fiohg Brigham, 20, of Shushan, whfr was riding with Yushak, escaped with injuries to her right hand and multiple bruises. She was not hospitalized. Seifertt. suffered only minor in­ juries. . Mr. Yushfck, w h o graduated from Siena college in Albany in June, was the son of Michael and Mary Steck Yushak Sr. He was a graduate of Washington academy in Salem and received a bachelor of arts degree with a major in psychology from Siena. He had planned to enter law school this fall. Besides his parents hes is sur­ vived by four brothers, Michael Jr., Stephan, William and Den­ nis and two sisters, Misses Mary and Madeline Yushak, all of Shushan; an d his tnaternal grandmother, Mrs. Eva Steck of Watervliet. The funeral was held Tuesday morning at B. L. Mclnerney Fu­ neral home arid St. Patrick’s Catholic church in Cambridge, where a -requiem mass was of­ fered. Interment was in? St. Pat­ rick’s cemetery. New Fountain Being Installed The new fountain in Dorr park is expected to lie com­ pletely erected and o-perating within a few days. The stone base and fountain ari'i-ved last week end and as soon as the pump to recirculate tiie water _ and the piping is installed the ' fountain will be co mpleted. Clayton Patterson, chairman of the beautification program, re­ ports that recent gifts to the fountain fund have faeferi re­ ceived from Mr. and Mrs.'Har­ old Lant, Mrs. John Bright, the Owl Pen, Mr. and Mrs-. George Lindsay, Miss Betty Aam Lind­ say, Joseph Maddock and Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Morey. CONSCIENCE FUND AIDED Neve York state is $500 richer thanks to a payment sent to the state education department from an “Alumna SUNY-” Five $100 money orders, issued in Albany have been turned over to Arthur ’ Levitt, state comptroller, by the 'education department along with an unsigned note which read, “In repayment for education, etc., by the state of New York.” The payment is the largest of its kind and the money has been deposited in the state’s general . fund... , , Rides and the'midway will be provided again this year by Con­ tinental Sihows, Inc. Commer­ cial and public service exhibits will be in a tad a n c l. Something for everybody will be found in the following schedule of events for the week: . . - .;J ^ »' Tuesday 'piorning: Judgwg junior Holsfeins, Jerseys, Brown Swiss, forestry:- and conserva­ tion, • homemaking, ornamental horticulture; afternoon: judging junior handyman and' general exhibits; 7 p.m. pony racing by the Washington County Pony association; 9 pjn. free attrac­ tions on the' stage by the Pete Williams slidw and David Allen of WRGB. 5 Wednesday morning: Judging juniori department Ayrshires and Guernseys, new sheep show, beef, ciampionship classes, open: gnd junior classes poultry and open class vegetables; af­ ternoon: WGY farm Paper of the Air •with Don Tuttle, 4-H showmanship, junior sheep clip­ ping and blocking contest, judg­ ing open class sheep a:nd swine, open class general exhibits; S p.m., free attractions on stage with Philip Moore, magician; arid Erick, Golden Boy Of? the High Wire, Thursday, Atigust 22: Chil­ dren’s day and dairy day, all children admitted free. Morn­ ing: juclgirfg open class Hoi- steins, Ayishires, Hemords, 4-H sewing b-ox, apron and skirt judging; 2 p,ih. free attraction on stage, .Philip Moore, magi­ cian; bicycle and panda 'bear awards; 7:30 p.m. drum .corps parade, buyclfe and bear awards; 9 p.m. freo attraction on stage, Philip Moore and Erick. Friday, August 23: Morning, open class, judging Guernsey, Jersey and Brown Swiss. Angus; afternoon: children’s matinee, tractor pulling contest; 7 p.m. .pom races, .8. p.m. free.attra-c-1 ” ••• Saturday, August 24: mom- ing, 4-H' demonstration judging, junior horse show; -afternoon: pony pull; evening: free attrac­ tion, Erick. Every day, all the commercial and competitive esjiibtts will be open lo the public afid the car­ nival and rides will be Open every afternoon and evening. i Phinney Named Chief df Police By Village Board George A. Phinney, 42, of Glens Falls will be the chief of police of thr village of Green­ wich, effective August 27. Mr. Phinney was appointed to the chiefs position at a special meeting of the village boajd Tuesday evening. He will suc­ ceed Ernest R. Raemer, who re­ signed the previous evening. The new chief is now a police officer in the village of Lake George, serving as acting s«r-_ geant. He previously Was chief of police in Bolton Landing, was a police officer in Port Henry, served as petty officer on shore patrol with the U. S. navy fpr tliree years, and as patrolman and acting sergeant with the'U. S, army for three years. Mr, Phinney has attended the municipal police training school and the- army security and fire­ arms school. Mr. and Mrs, Phinney have two children, 5 and 8 years old. They pirn to move to Green­ wich as soon as they can secure a home. 22 School Districts Have Election Voters in 22 sehool districts in Washington, Warren an d Hamilton counties will be asked to approve a proposal by the board bf cooperativ^educational services for the *thr£fe\ counties to construct a new occupational center in the town of Kin&sbury at an estimated cost of $2,985,- 000. ; The special election will be h e i d Tuesday, September 24, from noon to 9 p.m. in each of Uhe 22 school districts. They, are: Abraham Wing -io Glens Falls, Argyle, Bolton, Cambridge, Fort &nn, Chestertown, Fort Edward, (3lens Falls, Granville, Green­ wich, Hartford, Hudson’ F\a 11 s, Horicon, . Indian. Lake, Johns- burg, Johnsburg No, 17, Potters- ville, Lake George, Qtteensbury, Salem, Warrensburg and White­ hall. - The estimated cost of $2,985,- OOO includes cost of the site on the Meader farm on Lower Dlx avenue in the' town of Kings­ bury ahd construction of a 95,- OOO sqviare foot center. The estimated local share of the cost is $1,550,937. The re­ mainder would be received as federal and state aid. The cooperative board now h a s occupational centers at North Argyle and Warrensburg and will continue to operate these, offering courses in auto mechanics, cosine tplogy, q f f ice practice, conservation, agricul­ ture and other career fields. More than 20 specialized career courses in industrial, service and building occupations would be offered at the new center. It would have laboratories, shops and classrooms to serve 640 high school students from mem­ ber schools. School On Sep Although tftere'-Wilf\still? construction if* iprbgress at the^ Greenwich c|ntral:, school In, September, clpses '^re; s e t1 to open on schedule this -fall, Dis­ trict Principal%dgar F. Snyder reports. -| ' The openingidate for students will be Wednesday niojning, September 4.f ,'feachers Will I’-1 meet the day previous. f - The. contractors are now working to complete the class­ room. and cafeteria \work so these will bev ready for use when opening ‘day arrives. Regents diplomas for the class of 1968 liaye been receiv­ ed by the school .and graduated may pick up tfteir, diplomas at the middle grade-office,-which is open from 8:34 to .3:88 Mondays through Frida. Easton has lost its nuclear kilow«tt tuifi>o-generator and re- power plant. poration last Thursday con­ firmed the report that it was: terminating further, ae-ti Vi t y with reject to the construction of the plant on thei River road in the town of Easton. The company will retain its Easton site and continue studies there with respect to-the eeok ogy of the Hudson river and Jhermal effects, but has made other plans for meeting, its ■power supply needs. Earle J. Machold,; • chairman of the board bf Niagara Mo­ hawk, in announcing the com­ pany’s decision to abandon its project in Easton, . said, “Ni­ agara Mohawk regrets the ne­ cessity for this decision, 'but difficulties and delays in 'secur­ ing .regulatory approvals' for the Easton site dictate that, we take other steps to meet\'our imme­ diately foreseeable power sup­ ply requirements. : Niagara Mohawk will assign to the Power Authority of the state of New York Its -contracts with General Electric company for . a nuclear reactor, a 750,000 lated equipment ©*igipally in- tended for the Easton, site. Si- mtiltaneoijsly, feority Jj^i^ViiimoitoiKiesd ttjat it will construct. a , n u c l e i plant oft Niagftr# Ifpiiaw^s ?N£ii^ lilile Pd}nt plaijf '^te on •'Lafie OhtajSo near Oswego^a portion o f whiVh will be sold to' the. auth'ority. It is anticipated that the asslgn- naent. o f the - contracts and the transfer- of facilities intended for Easton to Ninje, Wile: Poilit will enable the i»ower authority to complete its nublear plant by 1973, at least two years earlier: than otherwise possible! It is anticipated that the, Negara Mohawk* engineering staff will provide engineering clesigii 'services for She new Power authority plant on a re- imbursable jjasis. In addition, an arrangement will\ be made •fcr the use of Niagara Mohawk personnel, t/ained and experi- ejice4 in the operation and noaintenpice of a large steam ttmbo>£e.oerators ati<l nuclear rckctors.' • Mj. Maphold ylutoer,. stated tiat in lieu ,<5f pii|,ming th^ Easton, project in tiie %ce of regulatory delays which seri- ■I’- ously jeopardize Niagara Mo­ hawk’s ability to m eet its public ” \ ie s , the cornpany, to augument its power suttply re- quireinents, will participate ointly with ■'Central Hudson Gas m iic Mfctric conapany and Consol.- - jflated Edison company' of New york in the construction of a eonventional oil - fired steam electric generating plant. This ■plant, .with a capacity in ex­ cess <j{ 1,000,000, Kilowatts, -will be constructed bn .the west sidfe of fjbe Hudson north of New- burgli, near 'Central Hudson’s Dan&kainmer generating station: In “addition, within two years, Magana Mohawk -will install about. 150,000 kilowatts -of gas turbine generating capacity in its Albany district.. Upon completion of the Power authority’s Nine Mile Point nu­ clear facility, Niagara Mohawk anticipates purchasing a portion of tliat oufput. Under recent amendments to the Power au­ thority law, nuclear capacity of the authority in excess of that reqltirdd by certain specialized high load factor industries is to be available to the electric distributing companies in tbe market area. To Prevent A REAL CATCH— Billy Jeffords here displays a whopper of a large mouth black bass he caught last Thursday morning in Summit lake. The six-pound fish was 21 inches long’and had a girth of 14 inches. Billy, who wms nine years old the day alter he hnade this catch, was spin fishing, using an angle worm for bait. He was fishing off the dock at- his family’s summer cottage when he made the catch. The bass gave him quite a battle, but he brought it into the dock suc­ cessfully and his older brother, Bob, helped him land it. Billy is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Rob­ ert Jeffords of Greenwich. NEW ROUTE FOR MOHAWK Mohawk Airlines has been given permission by the civil aeronautics board • to operate' a daily round trip flight between Albany, Syracuse and Cleveland, Ohio. The CAB ruling Was of­ fered after. • the withdrawal jot objections by Transeast Airlines of Boston, the only other party opposing the proposed flight. x&mnri-*. V&. 4 Vj-y ‘ INSPECT PATROL BOAT These youngsters at- Hedges lake had the opportunity to inspect the Washington county sheriff’s patrpl -boat when it was at the\ lake recently. Special Deputy Frmf G-Odfrey, on the left, explained the operation ‘and use of the boaKto the children -and Robert Craig, -who gives a navigation training prftgra-m to ^hi®£efl at Bfedges, ;spo^ to^them. •>. / ',- >•’’. ; ’,S:?'-1 1 ' Rules for the public use of school grounds are bein-g pre­ pared by the bSard of education and District Rlincipal Edgar F.. Snyder, and vfere reviewed , at the August meeting of the board Monday evening. The rules are intended to keep un­ authorized people off the school grounds, especialy after dark, and so eliminate vandalism which has befin occiirrliig on school property this summer. The rules will 4>e submitted to the village police and village board for consideration and when adopted will be published. The jjoard authorized ihe in­ stallation of outdoor lights at the additions to the high school as a cjeterrent to loiterers on the .grounds. ; • Mr.- Snyder' .iCttpojrled that Miss Marlene first grade teacher,- had resigned, and, the board* approved a contract with Mrs* Ethel Fortmuller of Shu­ shan, who has taught previously in New Jersey, to take Miss Brown’s place. Bids had been- received for supplies for the school and con­ tracts1 were awarded, to the fol­ lowing low bidders: Schuyler Farms Dairy, milk; Borden Co., ice cream; Armour and Co., meat products; Albany Frosted Foods, canned foods; Firestone Co., tires and tubes. Because of increase in cost, the board set the price of extra bottles of milk at the cafeterias at 3 cents, and 4 ceaLs for chocolate milk. • Vacation Bible School Students To Give Program f Vacation Bible school con­ cludes tomorrow with a special program to be held in the Fel­ lowship center of the Centenary United Methodist church. The program will begin at 10^:30 a.m. a^id will conclude it 11:30 a.m.’ The individual classes will make presentations based opon the work they have been doing for the past two weeks. A special offering to aid children in the war-torn land of South \Vietnam will be. received. All parents have been incited to attend. “ v Enrollment for the two week Bible school has been between 80 and 90. The following have served as teachers: Marion Gil­ lis, Florence Eldredge and Ruth BoWles,, preschool; Petrina Mc- Cune,- kindergarten; Slraron Rosenberg, first grade; Lois Pat rjck, second grade; Keya Col­ lins, thiijd grade; and Rev. John Columbus,. junior classes. Teach­ ing assistants have included: Karen DeRagon, Debbie Dannen- b e r gf Glenda Johnson, Paula ■Sawyer, Barbie Dixon, Sue Rud­ dock, Gerry Bain, Barbie Rich­ ardson, Diane Saunders, Ruth and Dorothy Schneible. Mrs. Gilbert ^Ruddock has been the director. ' * Discharge Given Oh Guilt/ Pleas ■ Three- men,' arrested’ August i, by Sheriff T. T. .Buckley in Cambridge and charged with' looting^c.ars parked fin front of the • Hotel • Cambridge, * -were ar­ raigned {Monday before Town .Justice John D. Briggs of Cam­ bridge, Tliey pleaded guilty and; Were\ liven one year conditional discharge by the ju4ge. They . were Richard North, 21, Hoosick S'a^s» '5*®* 'ftingtoji, ’ Vt., and'tfGerald Har- I'ihgion, '34, White Ciee 'i . v * '■** T ; + '« « >» ' ' ' ... j \ ' *'. •' $30,000,000 Assessment lost to County and Easton CHIEF RESIGNS — Ernest R. Raemer, .chief of-.police in the village oNf Greenwicli, has re­ signed this’office, effective mid- night, August 25.'The chief pre­ sented his resignation at an executive ‘session of the village board of trustees Monday eve­ ning. Mr. Raemer has been, chief of police in Greenwich for the past seven years. He has no im­ mediate plans for the future he says. ’ ; State Says No to - A- v , -* * ^ ***•■•«* Request for Lignt At Intersection Once again the village of Greenwich has been ijetiied a request for a traffic control sig­ nal on Main street It- the inter­ section of Washington square and Hill street. For a number of years now the village board has asked the traffic engineering and safety division of the stale department of transportation for a traffic signal at this point. This spring the state made a study of the traffic volume at this corner and notified the board that it could not approve installation of a traffic light at this point. Mayor John Crozier requested reconsideration- of this decision and has received a letter reiterating the denial of the request. The letter notes that the volume o f traffic is far below the maximum needed tD justify a controf signal. Washington c&unty has a to­ tal assessed, valuation on prop-’ ejty of ■apt*ro?cit^ateSy $56,000,- ,000. The town pf itSaston’s .as­ sessed valuation' last year was about; $2,4Q0jQ(% ' In ‘projecting assessed valu­ ations for the future it was tlie. conservative' estimate . of t h e county treasurer’s ,, office that Magara Mohawk atomic power plant in. East|n, wh-en com­ pleted ‘ ih 1912, would carry ail assessment pf approximately §30,000,000. 1 This would have'increased the roal estate tax base in Wash­ ington county .by incre than 50 jar cent, in. the towai o f Easton iijr about 1,350 per cent. Now a $1 tax. on real estate ill the county will raise approx­ imately $56,000, - It. •would have nised aboutv$8&,0l)0, when the jawer .plant was completed. As ior the town o£ Eastoh* a $1 4ox in the town now laises about 5|2,400. If the tovvji had the aided $30,000,000 assessment would, have brought in $32,- W in tax, reyenufe, „. , The I^agar*-M#^vf3c sj$er on, which- work h*s -b-eon iermin- ,nfced._ is. Jibw.-.assessed for: a'litUe' over $ 2 OO,OO 0 . , ,rhis: assessment was - made on tho assumption Easton People Advised to Call Rescue Squad T h e Hoosic VaStey Rescue .squad in Schaghticoke should be called for emergency ambu­ lance service wh^MVsr needed by those living ill the town of Easton, Supervisor William T. Sherin advises, ThdS squad is equipped to give (Special emer­ gency treatment. ' Mr. Sherin point?\ Outt that this Service is available to' everyone in the town, ineluding' that 'por­ tion of the town in the village of Greenwich and. be recom­ mends people call >die rescue sguasi instead of £lis local fu- lteral director invaSict coaches. The town (board of - Easton passed Local Law No. I of 1968 entitled Local Law Regulating Mobilehomes and trailers With­ in pie Town of Easton, N«W York, at the regular meeting held August 6. The law is ef­ fective immediately -and is the result of oVei; one and a half years of study by ther planning ■board and the town board. Such regulations were requested by the town board o£ the planning board in early 19^7. The final draft sps 'prepared 'by Hans Klunder associates at the re­ quest of tlie town board, A door-to-door survey con­ ducted last year by Hans Klun- der associates, official planning consultants for the town of Eas­ ton, -showed that 60 per cent of those contacted were in favor of such regulations. The local law states “the pur­ pose of this law shall be for the protection of the health, safety and welfare of the resir dents of Easton, the protection of property value's. within the town, and the conservation of the rural and~scenic atmosphere of the town which is deemed to be one of the primary goals of Easton’s planning, program,” P/ovisiohs iof. tiYf' Important parts of the local law as adopted include: No mobile home shall ’be in­ stalled in the town after passage of the law unless located in a mobile home park or trailer park. . v IHobile homes already installed in the town at tlie time of adoption of the lav may con­ tinue to ho^lbc&fe'd a f the site and lhay >be sold, inherited, leased or replaced as long as it or its'replacement continues to be located on jSttfcft site. Temporary occuparacy of mo­ bile homes or trailers by non­ resident visitors of residents is permitted on tjhe prgperty of the resident fo f \a period not to exceedN3Q dayis ir) apy one year. ‘ . \ n . > Permission is granted for a period not to exceed a one-time 12 months’ period to a resident of the town' of Easton to install ahd occupy a niq’filr^ home on his own property when and if his residence is rendered un­ inhabitable to’ fire, condemna­ tion/ act of Sod or ither acts beyond the control of such resi­ dent.. - Mobile home parks or trader parks are permittp«i vvith annual fee for a permit- ottcl must be approved by the planking board and the health authorities be- fore permits will -tie granted. Trailers already , located in the town at the time „Qf passage of the. law shall ibe eliminated as a non-eonforrhitig use within (Continued, on Page 4, See,, B) HORSE SHOW IN SEPTEMBER The 18th annual liorse show, sponsored by : th e , New York t ’aloinino Exhibitors association will be held at the Oklahoma training, tratk in Saratoga Springs SepterhfteT 14-3.5. that the construction would’pro- ceed as originally scheduled. .Dr, Cliaries R. Clark of Cam- bridge, chairman of the Wash­ ington county board of super­ visors, when asked what effect the decision, o |f Niagara Mohawk woitld ' have on the county tax structure in the future, said that in its long range financial plan; ning the board had anticipated the 50 per cent increase-in as­ sessed valuation, in the county would enhance the real estate (ax picture, Real, estate taxes in Washing- toiutcounty jumped this past year, due in a large part to the rising costs of the fnedicaid pro- grain, th e boajd has already indicated that the county will havo to borrow money very soon to meet the medicaid hosts for the remainder of tfye year. - Asked if, in light of the. loss of Niagara -Mohawk plant, the boaid would reconsider adop- apn >of a sales tax, Dr.: Clark said the matter had riot been dis­ cussed by the hoard. XKe board oi supervisors is meeting in.Salem today* &nd no :d.oul)t the change ih the. eco­ nomic ouUook for Easton anil Washington ..C(Hinty,.will.be,.ii nralter for cloaJtroom if not of- ficell discussion*. •J HRVC Pleased Power Plant Plans Dropped The Hudsons River Valley commission, following a hearing last February on the proposed Niagara Mohawic Power corpor- atien atomic ^ower plant in Easton, recommended that work at the rfite be stopped until several questions raised^ (by tlio commission were answered. La'st Thursday Niagara Mo- Imvk announced it was termin­ ating construction of its East#, plant. Alexander Aldrich exeou- tiv-fi director of the Hudson Stiv­ er Valley commission, comment­ ing on this announcement, said; 'The commission is gratified! that Niagara Mohawk has taketu this step. It fully realizes, as it stated in its finding on this proj­ ect last Marcji, that there is need, for additional power gen­ erating capacity not only iii thte state, but in the capital district- “At the same time, the com­ mission still feels that not all the areas of doubt raised iim these findings have been an­ swered. \Termination of construction at this time, but the’ planned re­ tention of the Easton site, •will give the power company sruffl- cient time to collect data that might show how possible impair­ ments could be alleviated ant3 to work out ways of eliminating otlier objectionable features oM any plant proposed there in the future.” TO TEACH AT RPI Dr. John C. Afrtazigo has been appointed an assistant pfofesso* of mathematics at Rensselaer polytechnic institute, Troy, Dr. Clayton O. Dorhrenwend, vice president, has announced. Dr. Affiazigo, a '19B4 •graduate''o-f R3PI, is a specialist in continuum mechanics researeJra.ndJbas pub­ lished several articles on tli« subject. He received his Ph.D k-st June frbm Harvard uni­ versity. HEW CHAPEL AT SKIDMORE Construction has started on the Val H. Wilson memorial chapel, to honor the third pres­ ident of Skidmore college im Saratoga Springs. Wilson dic«d in offiee on April 24, 1964. Th-e $365,000 structure will he cen­ trally located on the campus an*d target date of completion hais been set for September 1 1969. The new sanctuary will seat 10*0 porsons, * i¥f| ■ m .-'•Hi m •^m ,^'p| ;:U| t,-,-

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