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Wednesday, October 14,1992 • Adirondack Daily Enterprise • 3 Area News SARANAC LAKE OR BUST — Students of the Petrova Elementary School in Saranac Lake kick off their \Home for the Holidays Walking Program\ on Tuesday with a couple of laps around the athletic fields at the school. Children in first through fifth grades are participating in the program with sixth grade students monitoring the miles that the other students walk. The goal is to cover the distance be- tween California and Saranac Lake before Christmas vacation begins. (Enterprise Photo — Matt Paul) Obituaries Amy Jones (Frisbie) ESCONDIDO, Calif. — Amy Jones (Frisbie), 93, a former Sar- anac Lake resident, died here on Thursday, Oct. 8„ 1992.. .. . ; J Born on April.4, l&99,.in Buf- falo, she lived in Mount Kisco for 40 years before moving to Escon- dido, where she had been a resi- dent for the past eight years. She lived, painted and taught in Saranac Lake from 1930-1943 while her husband, David Blair Jones, cured. Her studio was on Trudeau Sanitorium property. She made many trips back, loving the Adirondacks and its people. The Adirondack Museum owns many of her works. Her works also hang in museums world-wide; prominent private collections; and corporate art holdings. The Ford Motor Company owns 25 Jones paintings, and Standard Oil has another large group of Jones pieces in various media. She was among the first public artists, .paining murals (many since demolished in rebuilding! programs) for the U.S. Treasury Department during the Depression. Survivors include one daughter, Lucy Jones Berk of Escondido and formerly of Saranac Lake; a step- son, Phelps Frisbie of Tigard, Ore.; four \grandchildren and five great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 16 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Escondido. Allen Brothers Mor- tuary-San Marcos Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the Trudeau Institute in Saranac Lake or the Katonah Museum in Katonah. Louis 'Pin' Gonyea : TUPPER LAKE — Louis W. I'Pin\ Gonyea, 72, of 19 Emma £L, Tupper Lake, was pronounced dead on arrival at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake Monday, Oct. 12,1992. Born in Tupper Lake on Oct. 10, 1920, he was the son of Wilfred and Lydia (Miller) Gonyea. On June 30, 1946, he married Rita Duplantie in Tupper Lake. He was employed as a lumber- jack most of his life, retiring in 1976 due to failing health. : A member of the VFW 3120 in Tupper Lake, he was a veteran of (he U.S. Army, having served during World War II. '• Survivors include his wife; two sons, Daniel and Stephen, both of Tupper Lake; seven daughters, Mrs. Shirley Jock of Tupper Lake, Mrs. Lorraine Pitcher of Potsdam, Mrs. John (Cheryl) Dukett of Clintonville, Mrs. William (Cindy) LeBlanc, Mrs. Michael (Karla) Clark, Mrs. Bonnie Boushie, and Candy Gonyea, all of Tupper Lake; a brother, Gordon of Tupper Lake; 28 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held today at the Rennell Funeral Home in Tupper Lake from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral Mass is set for Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Alphon- sus Church, with the Rev. Donald Manfred officiating. Burial will be in St. Alphonsus Cemetery with full military honors. Memorial donations may be made to the Tupper Lake Rescue Squad. Storyteller to visit area schools SARANAC LAKE — Wolf Song, a native American storytell- er of mixed ancestry, will bring his tales of trust, courage, healing and humor to area classrooms, begin- ning Oct 20. Stressing awareness of the earth and its creatures, Wolf Song will tour schools in a four-county area as part of North Country Com- munity College's Arts-in-Educa- tion Program. Wolf Song, a Native American from the Abenaki- Mohawk Nations, also claims Cherokee, Scotch/Irish, English and French ancestry. A Vermont resident, Wolf Song tells stories gathered from various sources, in- cluding many from the North American Native American Na- tions. Many of the elements of his pres- entations relate to the issues facing young people including self- esteem, making healthy choices and environmental awareness. Wolf Song will begin his tour locally on Thursday, Oct . 22, Holy Ghost Academy, Tupper Lake and St. Bernard's School, Saranac Lake. December dates will be Tuesday, Dec. 1, Lake Placid Elementary; and Wednesday, Nov. 2, Long Lake Central. Glossy material recycling day set ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County is sponsoring a one-day magazine, catalog and newspaper insert drive, Saturday, Nov. 7 at the following transfer stations during normal operating hours: Chesterfield, Lewis- Elizabethtown, Keene, Moriah, Newcomb, North Elba, Schroon, St. Armand, Ticonderoga and SL Library seeks to prevent village funding cuts By KATHLEEN SCOTTVAUGHN Enterprise Staff Writer SARANAC LAKE — Officials from the Saranac Lake Free Library expressed concerns to the Village Board Tuesday about a proposal to cut funding to local special interest groups. The library representatives spoke out against the proposal, explain- ing they believe the library serves the entire local population, not just a specific section of the commun- ity such as a certain age group. The representatives provided the trustees with statistics about library use, saying that since July, 19, 105 visits have been made to the facility. The library is working on a $115,381 annual budget of which $6,500 is provided by the village. Earlier this year trustees propos- ed the idea to cut all funding to special interest groups to end dou- ble taxation by the village and area towns. The idea was that the towns would pick up the village's con- tribution. \We do count on the support of the village,\ said Chuck Brumley, library treasurer. Librarian Betsy Whitefield stressed that the library serves ev- eryone in the community, from kids doing after-school research to adults. Mayor William Madden III sug- gested that the library could ask for more money from the local school district, which requests money from the voters each year when it seeks budget approval from the taxpayers. The library of- ficials said the idea has been thought of, however; they have been trying to be conservative in their requests. trustee Ray Scollin said that even if the village continued fun- ding the library, the principle of double taxation would still be present. \This should be something you pay for only once,\ he explained. He said that after the board meets with all the special interest groups it will likely talk with town repre- sentatives to determine whether they would accept the burden. \I don't want you to lose fun- ding. The intent is to get the towns to pay their share,\ Scollin said. Trustee Reginald Perras, who was on vacation when trustees first an- nounced the idea, reiterated his opposition to the proposal. 'I'm opposed to this entire pro- ceeding,\ he said. He said each group is important in its own right and believes the trustees are forc- ing the groups to \justify their existence.\ He reminded trustees that the proposal was never passed by resolution. Trustee Dennis Dwyer stressed that the idea is just a proposal and the village is researching the mat- ter. \It is not written in stone,\ he said. Other groups that have already presented their views to the village include the Getaway Youth Center and the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce. In other business Tuesday the board approved a bid to replace a water main, running from the vil- lage pump house to the reservoir off View Street. Architectural and Engineering Design Associates of Pittsburgh will replace the main for $26,600, which will be paid for through a grant the village receiv- ed earlier this year. In other business trustees approv- ed rate increases for skiing at Mt. Pisgah, which is expected to open ,for the skiing season just before Ortloff, Hannon continue light for 110th district By MATTHEW RUSSELL Enterprise Staff Writer SANTA CLARA — Once part of the 113th Assembly District, voters in this small township are now within the 110th Assembly District and will be represented after the coming election by either incumbent Chris Ortioff, R-Platt- sburgh, or his Democratic chal- lenger Joanne Hannon of Bell- mont. Ortloff used to represent voters in the towns of. Harrietstown, Franklin and Brighton, but fol- lowing redistricting this year those three towns were dropped from the district, although Santa Clara was added. . Hannon is the supervisor of die town ;,pf Bellmont, a -retired schoolteacher and teacher's union leader. She is also the chairwoman of the Franklin County Associa- tion of Mayors and Supervisors. Ortloff, a Lake Placid native, is a former newsman who has served in the Assembly since 1986. Ortloff is touting his experience in state government as a major reason why he should be returned to office. Hannon says Ortloff, as a Republican in the Democrat- ically-controlled Assembly, has been ineffective in Albany, whereas she.as a Democrat would be able to do more for her North Country constituents. Early in the campaign, Ortioff accepted the endorsement of the state teachers union, viewed by many as embarrassing for Hannon, a former union leader. But Hannon countered that the union always backs incumbents with a good ed- ucational voting record. Later, Hannon's Independent party petitions were successfully challenged by a Republican cam- paign worker, and Hannon was dropped from the Independent ticket Hannon said she has recently been focusing her campaign on the three major population centers in the 110th District —• Plattsburgh, Malone and Massena. She has at- tacked Ortloff's voting record, asserting that the Assemblyman's votes reveal a representative who is anti-consumer, anti-tenant and anti-woman. But Ortloff has defended his voting record, asserting that he has sponsored or co-sponsored legis- lation to reform the \tax and spend\ practices of the Assembly, legislation to halt endless govern- ment borrowing, reform education and clean up the environment LPCA seeks art works for '93 show LAKE PLACID — A major ex- hibition of paintings and photog- raphs by prominent nineteenth and twentieth centuries landscape ar- tists will be held next summer, from July 23 Uirough Sept 6, 1993, at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. The exhibition is in commemora- tion of the 100th birthday of the Shore Owners Association of Lake Placid and is being co-sponsored by the SOA and the LPCA. The Exhibition Committee is in the process of researching and viewing prospective works of art Memorial trust fund established LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Public Library has estab- lished a trust fund in memory of Misnato Tanaka. Donations to the fund will be used to purchase a dollhouse with furniture, and books for the children's section. Misnato, age 3, died as a result of an accident at a local playground in August. She had attended the children's reading hour each Wed- nesday at the Lake Placid Library and enjoyed playing in the children's section. The Tanakas are from Japan and are expected to be returning to the area shortly after a trip back home. Donations may be sent to the library or to Anne O'Leary, c/o Evergreen Ineriors in Lake Placid. For more information regarding the trust fund contact O'Leary at 523^263. LP Police Wilmington. All magazines, catalogs and newspaper inserts will be ac- cepted. Materials should be clean and dry and should not be tied in bundles. No junk mail, envelopes, phone books, or other paper materials will be accepted. For more information, call Essex County Recycling at 873-6301. LAKE PLACID — Kimberly A. Stevenson, 24, of Wadhams, was arrested at 4:10 am. today and charged with driving while intox- icated, police reported. She was stopped on McKinley Street and ticketed for several vehicle and traffic violations. She was released on bail to appear in court at a later date. and seeks any information from individuals in the Lake Placid- Saranac Lake-Keene Valley area who might own or know of specific paintings that merit inclu- sion in the show. Artists who depicted Lake Placid — and, in many cases, Whiteface Mountain — include such promi- nent painters as Sanford Gifford, David Johnson, Alexander Wyant, William Trost Richards, Asher Durand, Kate Newhall, J.D. Smilie, William Hart, Jonas Lie, Samuel Colman, and John Wig- gins. Seneca Ray Stoddard, William Henry Jackson, and N.C. Wyeth are three photographers or illustrators by whom scenes of the lake do or may exist Organizers hope anyone with in- formation or leads pertaining to such works will contact Mara Jayne Miller at Box 332, Lake Placid, 12946, 523-2272, or the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. Ray Brook State Police RAY BROOK — Joseph Pat- node Jr., 23, of Saranac Lake, was arrested Tuesday night and charg- ed with unlawful possession of marijuana, troopers reported. He was arrested during a traffic stop. He was released to appear in St. Armand court Oct 26. A Bloomingdale man was ar- rested early today following a one-car property damage accident, troopers said. Aaron S. Gillespie, 18, was charged with DWI fol- lowing the accident on Route 3 in St Armand. He was. traveling norm at a high rate of speed when a tire blew out as he was rounding a corner. The car went off the right side of the road and struck a fence, the report said. He then left the scene of the accident He was ad- ditionally charged with speeding, unsafe tires and leaving die scene of an accident He was released to appear in St. Armand court Oct 26. Christmas. A full-day pass will be increased to $15 from $10 and a season pass will go from $60 to $70 for students. The increases are expected to bring in $5,000 addi tional revenues for the ski hill which had a shortfall of $27,000 last year. Most of the shortfall can be ac counted for uirough improvements; that were made to the facility, said; Roger King, a Mt. Pisgah volun teer. 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