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The Greenwich journal and Fort Edward advertiser. (Greenwich, N.Y.) 1924-1969, August 01, 1968, Image 1

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The -building that was destroyed v/as occupied by Air Land Mo- tor Parts, and later this firm rebuilt on the same site. ’The Downtown Diner is owned by Howard Brown and he has completely remodeled th e building and installed mofiem restaurant equipment. • The diner opened Monday morn­ ing for business. • *■ • - ?.r- V ' v t r; . '2-YeciWOltl j& rTFateiHy H u rtSunday Lisa Anne Rymph, 22-montlis- old daughter' of Mr. aiid Mrs. 'John A. Ryraph of Easton, wfts fatally injured Sunday after-1 noon at 2 o’clock when she was1 run over by a station wagon 1 j on the Cambridge central schoo-l 1 grounds. j The accident occurred during j a softball game, Philip Sica., I chief of police of the village oi 'Cambridge, w h o investigate/!, reports' that there were no wit­ nesses to the accident. He said the child was struck, by a station wagon operated by Mrs. Helen Dieranian, 27, of C o n t e s t W . R. Harris Pownal, Vt., :who was baching N : A V l i f O F Just a few days before Sears out of a parking space adjaceiife 1 1 * opened a retail - and- catalogue to the softball field. The c h i l i / \ * ! * . 1|(. - L store just tig_ the street in the was apparently-.standing direct- V ^ n U l C i ! 'building formerly occupied by j ly behind the station wagon Sharp’s market.' This building ...„ has beqn remodeled for the Sears store, j - A - survey of the business sec , Rev. William The Contest held \#tsite; 4 $ 1 signs tor an official tow ^ s e ijr ! for the town of Easton- endsyto^ ! day. Anyone who still wishes ! to contribute a design may have. 'a week’s extension but M?s. George CJ Houser Jr. should be notified. ( The designs will fee submitted to three judges., without the name of the artist, aad the ex­ planation of each design will be read. The judges will determine their order of preference and their findings will, be'submitted to the town board for final apr proval. The design, best expres­ sing the character t>f Eastoh, will be the one the judges will select as their first ;clioice. As soon as the design is ap­ proved and officially adopted by the town board, work will begin to erect historic markers aialiy became. rector ' of Si. P a u l’s Episcopal ;<?h u . r \ c h ■ I n . W * ™ efre£ T * ltmC Greenwieh- and- ’St. IteO h e n ’s 1 tl0^ttgho||t t h r o w n w ith the seal incorporated in its. design. I 51 time these markers will not only designate places; of state ot national importance, b u t places of - interest in local his- Lisa was taken to‘ the Maiy McClellan hospital by her parr ents and died, a few minutes 'Greenwich' aiid- ’S i Stephen’s* after being admitted' o f ‘a frac- Episcopal church ■ in Schuyler- ! uon ot Maui, street ana wasn- ture,j skull and; other injuries.>ville today He Succeeds Bev. mgton square 4hows_ that there jj)r> Charles H. Cole of Cam- James L. Lovvery f t ar®. 1- stores» service centers .bridge, -Washington county cor- M Harris whri was tfnrn (V- and offices on the s t m t floor foner,1 Jijvestigated. Chief Sica to. £ ' S l k i s S fhe ikst level, and onjy one business -said fto,\ diiarses were blaced I , j place vacant, the former Agway ' against the driver. for other official town *¥Jsin,ess. service station oh the. corner of; ■ Lisa Anne was hnm nrtohPi-1 - ^ K * r n^ t n' He| Many of the surrounding Washington and Main streets |5< 18^6 she is survived by her | ^ ^ d^ S f e ^ & S ' - t ° w s > 1 r 4 a « | y hflveofflcfaj seals sJ v icT IJtabUShSSntsSt08eSVi8 a“l the ..................... Barbara Thygesen; a younger seminary in Mew York city and sister, Diane; h e r maternal grandparents,- Mr. and Mrs. Alf Thygesen of Cossayuna*, her taurants, 2. wholesale businesses and 3 public officer—the li­ brary, ‘post office and town clerk’s office. In addition Greenwich has was Ordaiiied Ln 1944. On ordination ^discovered J paternal grandparents, Mr.’ and E l a t e ^ ’^FaliTr?^ soveral i osi„esses^\.BdTofn'cS “ ‘ a 1 » outside Oils shopping M io n . \#e?tersi™ 0 # S i u S : ) ? ™ 1?0?” v iO « t e s iS s U c t f a i i- derdale, Ela.; her paternal g r e a t. !s£ Ie„sIfA\ and the town board, in author­ izing this contest, felt the peo­ ple of Easton would take pride in having a seal designed by one of their own citizens. 4-H'ers Hove Till August 10 to File Their Entries grandfather, James Rymph of f , T T i ^ „ contmon- Greenwich; and ’ her maternal »-ta^ United Stqtes, great-grandparents, Mr. an<l| He describes his spectrum of i Mrs. Margaret Wento, \Vash- Mrs. Harry Baker of Sta&tsburg. | experiences asj follows: ^ngton county 4-H agent, has The funeral was held Tues- 3 “From a rural pastorate in announced that entries for 4-H day afternoon at the Charles A, J northern Georgia to a ministry, demonstrations by the junior Ackley Funeral home in Cam-!with a 90-ml!« radius of cover- department of the^Vashington bridge by Rev. Oliver J. Warren, age in the wilas of northern county fair will close August 10. pastor of the Shushan United Montana; . ,f* r | These entries are for the pur- Presbyterian church. Intermeat | “From a niliiibtry to^the sick P°se tramlxjg young people was in Woodlands cemetery in! it mi aond in ifcfe meriipal c e n ters!0 pxPress_ themselves more ef- Cambridge. Playground Groups V isit 2 Neighbors 1 In ORd &bout iftc ^°^DS ®op^ ns department i s ^ p e ^ ^ ^ H ; to FFA Or^FHA members rec- Medical Payment For Past Month Was $136,958 Medical payments made by the Washington county social services department for the month of July are reported as follows: Nursing Home Care $ 13,705.52 D o c tors 33_.S84.Q2 Hospitals . . ......... -. 47,886.83 Dental ______ ___ Glasses _________ Laboratory & x-rays Miscellaneous ____ Drugs ......... ............. Home. Aids --------- 20,490.00 4,242.61 462.20 3,211.11 13,097.08 899.45 -------- H— TotaL for month §136,958.82 WATER COMMISSIONER —This is Theodore Derby, who Monday started ‘learning the op- • eratioh jjf the village water sys­ tem. Mr. Derby was given a tem­ porary appointment to th e ' newly created position of water commissioner by the Greenwich villagfe board of trustees last week. This month he will be - learning p e operation of the •pumps and the system,, and starting thc first of September will begin the quarterly meter reading at the more than 800 homes and businesses which re­ ceive village water, prim arily the psychiatric and psychiatric, , , .. , , . prison wards .wamended by their advisors. , -From a pa, t oral m.mstry in' .The demonstrations will be fa steel manufacturing city in «lv®n ,on Saturday, Augast 24, West Virginia where he and a beginning at 9 a m. m the jun- . < woman psychiatrist jointly con-| or domestic - buiidmg. The Greenwich playgfouncl ducted a pors'onal counseling ’ groups enjoyed a busy week c5teic, t0 a parish in Long C Q J o l . „ | with trips to Salem and Cam- island ministering largely to i S C i e r Q 1 w f O r i T bridge last week. j scientists and families associ- On Tuesday morning 50 boys ated with the Broobhaveri na* and girls went to Salem and tional atomic laboratory. played two handball games wiUh | “ From a very recent year in the Salem boys and a softball Chicago, living in a condemned IhTc 11,6 St 3“ 1 girls‘ slum tenen'e'!!,in a, multi-ra\ al I William McDowell, executive These games are played on a near north-side slum ghetto. Idireptor of th c Washington recreational basis with all play- working in a community organ- j County Economic Opportunity ers getting a chance to Pitch or nation of former criminals and • Council. Inc. has announced the ptas different positions. Little unemployables, witnessing the rppeiot of annrnval for a sqq . The fifth annual mterfaith store is placed on the score. ■ i rise of the Black Power move-1 Soo federaj gr^it which will as- picnic was held Sunday after-j On Friday tlie same Green-, ment, to a two year on the turf !sjsj community action noon, July 2S, at the Washing- wieh groupment to Cambridge, ministry in Albany’s teeming agency in the administering of Fifth Annual Picnic Held. Last Sunday O f $ 9 8 ,0 0 0 For Head Start ton county fairgrounds with ' bf . ' * all Il g a f e s South End living in a house lU . ,, .. „ played with the players ages trailer next to Truuty church, mote than 150 people attending, ranging from 6 to 15. Tlie witnessing raciaJ polarisation Activities included softball and Greenwich girls played the Cam- slowly doom a ministry of rec- other games, horse rides, group bridge counterparts in sbftball, onciliation as the two Ameri- singing and readings. Outdoor a total of five (recrea- cans drew back from eaqh other mucin vm* nrmririprf hw the T)v tional games taking .place at in anger and distinct: music as provided »f the Dy Qnce Cambridge will be here| . “ From thes-e places to St. nasty, a new group of Green- Friday for a return engage- Paul’s Episcopal church in wieh musicians. ' ment. Any new boys or girls Greenwich ars d St Stephen's Gate donations were received who Uke to P?^ baseball church in Schuylerville.’’ _ , , , or softball are invited to par-1 by Bill Fryer; parking was> di- tlcipate in the games. Report- rected by .Bill Roberts. Mi\ and ing time is at & a.m. | r i t e W O f C i e n S O f ■ Mrs. Loris Thompson arranged) All swimming groups have A -f+fvnrJ tables and an interfaith com-! competed their first testing V - O U n T y -M T T e n a Inittee directed by Mrs. W illiam j g ^ p S I . H d c l E x e r c i s e Moshier supervised supper serv-, The results will be listed in ngyt i Graduates of the Washington ice. A specially decorated cake week’s paper. ! county fire warden school con- was given by Mrs. Helen Sheri -1 Junior and s'enior lifesaving dueled by the conservation de- dan. The Mavericks 4-H club, I are signing up this week partmcnt last winter attended Mr. and Mrs. Bud Lauder and w;th classes starting Monday, a day long field exercise at helpers supervised the serving of beverages. Sports and activ ities were directed by Don Nash aiid horse rides and riding as­ sistance were given by the Horsemas'ter’s 4-H club, Mi’s. Cy Saunders, leader. • „ Members of the Dynasty, a Those interested may sign up Hampton, recently. A variety of, grams. the head start program for the county. The grant, which is on a one- year basis, retroactive to April 1, 1968, will be used to operate the head start center located in Hudson Falls and to establish a I second center in the county. Ar- 1 rangements for the set up of this new center in the village of Whitehall are now being in­ vestigated. Mrs. Marcia Keith, director of head start in Washington county, stressed the importance of the community’s provision of an- in- ftind contribution in the amount of 12% per cent, $14,790, of the total grant. No approval of funds from O.E.O. is granted without this indication of the community’s interest and com­ mitment to these self-help . pro- at any time at the beach. |pumps ars’d other fire fighting equipment were on display. Demonstrations of their use I under actual field condition's GOP Clam Steam Will Be August 1 8 “ \ m,de b> “ea ,oresl In the head start program, thr community’s contribution is sup-; plied in two ways: In the pro­ vision of funds to cover the cost of heat, light and rent for _ rangers. Pressure readings were buildings to house -the centers, The Washington county Re- taken to compare the perform- and in the form of volunteer recently organized Greenwich publican organization will hold ance. of various portable pumps services .rendered the program hand, are Charles KelBey, Rob- its anriUal clam Steam at the used by the forestrangers- - -by both professional and'nOn- ert Moore, Jerald SLmoai, Daniel i Stillwater Rod arid Gun club I Tlfe field day was held at the professional community mem- Mmrm »r,Ko».f Woor.ii, D«/i tm . on the Hudson river in the town \ site • of a- forest fire whicl} oc-jbers. of Easton Sunday, August' 18, 'curred early this spring. Meth-j The grant will make possible with serving; starting at 1 p.m. ods used in suppressing the fire • the enrollment in head start of Simon, Robert Keach and Ed­ ward Peregrim. After supper; group singing was led by Mrs John Columbus, and Miss Zilpha |,Leon M. Putnam of Hudson were also discussed. Thomas aMd Eev. LevvLs Powell Falls is general chairman. The At the completion df the pro­ of the Bottskill Baptist church | ticket?' may be obtained from gram, those in attendance re- Save short readings,. Rev. John Columbus of the Methodist church, president of the Greenwich Ministerial associa­ tion^ Rev. Boftald McLeod df the United church and Kev., Paul Lynch, O.S.A., _ of St. Joseph’s Roman • Catholic church, were present. Publicity has been given by 'Miss Evelyn Barbur; Len Bradley Was iii clarge of post-pratidial operations. J t ' t „* * TELEVISIONS STOLEN! * Colony police are investiga­ ting the theft of 32 colored ; portable television sets from a warehouse in- Colonie. \Value of the sets is placccl at $6J00. ; v;-' t * towii GOP chairmen and reser- eeived copies of a new booklet vatidns must be returned'to Mr. published by the conservatioii Putnarn by• August 10. department entitled, The- Fire Warden Guide. The manual, in- LI m m L o iS l r .m ,-irl tended for use by the-fire War* n u l l K S i x a m e a aens throughout New York state, \ i - i l r%!was written by Assistant Dis- n o s p l t a i L l l r e c r o r trict Rapier Charles Severance Donald ti. Hahk's of Sflelij was Qf the Wajrensburg district of- elpctecl a inember- of\ the board fice.' '• '■' ;■ of directors of the Mary Mc­ Clellan hospital in' Cambridge GETS' $40,000 GRANT at a meeting of the directors last' Saratoga county has received, Thursday evening. • He\ w a s a $40,000 grant from the state named- for a four-yeaf term. Mr. »f New York for the enlarge- HankS4 who opiates a dairy, fflfent of the count’s picnic' are| farm iri Salem, is- Supervisor of Great Sacandaga lake. The Jiis-town and is active ih many picnic area0'will be improved to farm and ciyie orgSiiizationg, ilaicltide.campsitcs, .\ ... + ' - * ' -t * V 1 •' J - > i,, ■• , . r ' ' • . \ ■ i —1 1 75 children'from homes of mar­ ginal income, with the Hudson Falls-Kingsbury cenjter serving 45 children; the proposed White­ hall\ center, .30, Six adults from low-income homes will be^pro- vided employment as teacher-, aides. The other Washington county residents employed, in the program will be; Three teacher's, three cooks, one secre­ tary, one bookkeeper-typist, a coordinator and *a director. “Persons from mafty- areas of Washington county have re­ quested head .start centers in their communities, and it is hoped,” said Mrs. Keith, “that grant renewal time in April, 1969 Will see a budget increase enabling us to meet these re- quests.” ; . ■. . j CYteTRIA SCHAFER* Directors of Plans for '68 A meeting of the board of di­ rectors of the Cambridge Valley Agricultural society w a s r held last week to complete plans for the opening of*the:Washington county fair, August 20-24, at the fairgrounds, route 29, Green- wich-ScIniylerville. Superintendents m a d e their final reports and President .fames Flaherty reported that im­ provements to the grounds will be completed this week. This, included mew lighting in cattle barns, n e w blaektopping „on roads, a new loading ramp, and new storage facilities. •Secretary Eileen Story re­ ported that premium books have been raail-etf throughout th e county and deadline for en­ tries in most departments will be August 10. Officers for the 1968 fair have been announced' as follows: Pre?idottt,, F5ahertyr ,Greens wiehf vice -president, Ralph Me- Floyd 'v'fiatwafldjf groundi'ffiaiiager,' •Raymdnif' Baf­ fin. Greenwich; \and .concessions manager. Walter Fitzpatrick, Greenwich. Directors Include David Bain, Mrs. Melburn Cone, Mrs. Ben English, Mr. Flaherty, Lawrence Gibson, Mr. Harwood, Oscar A. Borden, E. C. Liddell, Mrs. Mar­ shall MeGecch* Paul Prouty and Mr. McClay. Departments at the '68 fair and the superintendents are: Cattle and sheep, E. C. Liddell, entries close August 10; poultry, Berton Tillotson, entries close August 10; farm produce, Mar­ garet and Oscar Borden, entries close August 15; flowers, Mrs. Marshall McGeoch and Mrs. Mel­ burn Cone, entries close August 15; Subordinate and Pomona grange, Mr, and Mrs. John Quina, entries close August 10; domestic and homemaking, Mrs. David McGuire and Mrs. Merritt Reynolds Sr., entries close Au­ gust 1& gyrakhana, Charles Me- Cart, entries close August 24; extension service, Leslie Nuffer; tractor pull, George\ Trattel; pony pull, Fred Gardner; pony races, William Donohue m d Clyde Herrfcngton;. religious ed ucation, thfe Rev. Lewis N. Pow­ ell; and 4-iI and junior depart­ ment, Mrs. Margaret Wento. Entries in all classes should be sent to \the entry secretary, Mrs. Story, Route 1, Fort Ed­ ward, 12828. Entries for the pony pull should be mailed to Mrs. Catherine Herrington, Route 1, Greenwich, 12834. To reserVe spa-ce * for commercial exhibits or concessions, J. Wal- t e r Fitzpatrick of Greenwich should he contacted, * * \i- 14th Teacher On School Staff Last week’s news story from, the Greenwich central school stated that there were 14 new teachers oft. the local school staff, but-only 13 were listed, exclusive of co-op board staff. The name omitted was that of Miss Shel'faIjEVlaloii:ey of Mechan­ icville. Miss Maloney will teach in- the coinmercial field re­ placing Mrs. Mary Filion who has retired, Miis' Maloney is;a. 1968 graduate „of Russell Sage college in Troy. She did her practice teaching during th e past year at Tamarac high school, east cf Troy, NEW RECRUITER Staff Sergeant Donald W. Fountain of Hudson' Falls has completed tlie special U. S. air force recruiter course at Lack­ land air force base, San Antonio. Texas, and has been assigned as an offipial air force recruiter in Glens Falls, , ; 10c A COPY er Is ital Six Months Miss Cynthia Schafer, 18, daughter of Mr. aad Mrs. Fred­ erick Schafer of E&ston, who • was injured in an automobile accident last week Tuesday eve­ ning, is still jn the intensive care unit at Mary McClellan hos- - pital in Cambridge,, where she is being treated for fractures of, both legs and lacerations of the ' head. Cynthia was a passenger in a car driven by Loran Sheridan, 18, of Easton and owned by his mother, Mrs. Marjorie Sheridan. According to state police the Sheridan automobile teit the highway on a curve, on tile Eas- . ton Station road ‘and-hit a tree; Sheridan, police report, re­ ceived an injured ankle aiid contusions. Also in the ear vvere Lewis Martell, 19, and . William J. LoFaro, 13. Martell suffered contusions and 'abra­ sions and LoFaro . received a broken left hand aad chest and leg injuries. Sheridan and Mar­ tell have been discharged from the hospital, while LoFaro was still a patient there the fore part of this week. Cynthia graduated from the Greenwich central 'school this past June o d was awarded a nursing scholarship of $500 by the Women’s auxiliary of the Mary McClellan hospital. §he. planned to eater Samaritan hos­ pital ‘ in September to study nursing. However, It is expected she will\ be hospitalized for perhaps six months, Both legs were broken above the knees. She will be in traction for approxi­ mately three months, and will require further hospital treat­ ment when siie can he removed from traction. The extent of her head injuries are not fully known, but she is responding well to treatment As she is in the intensive care unit, she can not have vis­ itors or flowers, but appreciates .receiving •cards. W ell Attended Thirty-six members oE the Order of United Men ^nd Daughters o i the Order of United Men attended the state convention of the two organiza­ tions held in Greenwich 'last Thursday, Friday and Saturday, National officers attending in­ cluded Hammersley T a y 1 e r, councilor, of Rising Sun, Md’.; S. Raymond Harris, treasurer, Aberdeen, Md.; and Elmer H. B a t e.s, . secretary, Terryville, Conn. Four former national councilors also attended: Frank Clark of New Britain, Conn., Frank Patterson of Peabody, Mass., Walter Beckett of Pea­ body, Mass., and George W. Hazel of Salefti, N. H. Almost every state officer was present. The meetings were held in the United church and were opened Thursday morning with greetings from Mayor John Cro­ zier who welcomed the group to Greenwich, recalling that in 1946 the group celebrated its 100th anniversary here, Mr. Crozier paid tribute to the late- Rae Safford of Middle Falls, who had served as national councilor of tbe OUAM and for many years was a leader ia the organization. Rev. Walter A. Scholten gave the invocation at the opening session. In addition to business meetings the convention dele­ gates toured the General Foods corporation carton division iii Saratoga Springs, and herd a banquet at the Corners restau­ rant Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Bethka of Oswego, who were married four weeks ago, were given a party and ’ a reeoi'ding was made of these festivities. Mr. Bethka, former state councilor of New York ^tate and noTV national vice councilor, will become national councilor af the national con­ vention at Bay View, Md., later this month. Ftilfon was selected for the state meeting in 19S9. The local committee in charge Of arrangements for this con­ vention was MITs. Ethel P. Saf­ ford of Middle Falls, Louie Anderson of Greenwich ahd Mrs* Ann_ Lant of Hudson Falls. Will Make Trip - To New Paltz ’ Saturday of this week the .Washington county Historical society will'hold its annual field f.rip, this year attending annual celebration day of Huguenot ;treet in New Paltz. The group vill go by bus, Saturday morn* ing. & ''$1 - -^I I I I 'Vi ' i l l v. 'I III

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