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Schedule changing at Adirondack Presbyterian

June 25, 2008
By Deborah J. Donaldson

The Adirondack Presbyterian Church of Lake Clear and St. Regis is changing its worship services schedule beginning Sunday, July 6. St. Regis will hold their worship service at 9 a.m. with Lake Clear holding their worship service at 10:45 a.m. There will be a coffee hour after each service. All are invited to attend.

The members of the Lake Clear Presbyterian Church would like to thank everyone who came to support their recent successful spaghetti supper. A special thank you to everyone who donated food items, and thank you to Phil Knapp for donating his delicious sausage plus other food items. To the chef who prepared the meal, Todd Rosenbarker, a thank you. Thank you to Chet Thurber for his special music. Advance notice, if you missed this one, there will be another spaghetti supper Saturday, Aug. 2.

A side note about Chet Thurber. His father was Roy Thurber, who lived in Lake Clear near where the post office is now. On talking to him, Bob found out that his father and Chet's father used to work together. Chet lives in Plattsburgh. It's a small world!


St. John in the Wilderness Church is changing their schedule for July and August. Starting Sunday, July 6, Mass on Sunday will be at the DEC's Fish Creek Campground at 8 a.m. In case of rain, it will be back at St. John in the Wilderness Church at 8:15 a.m. St. John will still have Mass Thursday at 8:30 a.m.

Gabriels Assumption Church will have Mass Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. and Sunday at 9:30 a.m. St. Pauls in Bloomingdale has an Anticipated Mass on Saturday at 4 p.m. All are welcome to attend any of these worship services.

St. John in the Wilderness will sponsor their annual summer raffle. The drawing will not be until August. First prize is a kayak, second prize is a water toy package and third prize is $100. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. For tickets, call Sister Carol at the Parish House or see any Parish member.

The card party at St. John in the Wilderness will be the third Sunday in July starting at 1 p.m.

The bookmobile will be at the Lake Clear post office parking lot from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, June 24. All are welcome to stop and pick out some good reading material.

The Lake Clear seniors went to the Park Restaurant in Tupper Lake for a delicious evening meal on June 19. There were around 28 who went to enjoy each other's company.

The Adirondack Resort and Retreat at Hohmeyer's Lodge on Lake Clear was named by the National Geographic Traveler in their April issue as one of the top 150 places to stay in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. They were one of two properties out of 46 in the Adirondack region on the "Stay List" in the United States. Some of the highlights of the property are hand-hewn catheral ceilings in the lodging, the fireplace in the Rathskeller, incorporation of local foods in the cuisine, networked trails on the property, and hosting events that include local business. This is the second award for Cathy and Ernest Hohmeyer. They were listed as #1 restaurant in northern New York, receiving the "5 fork" award in 2007 from the Watertown Times. For more information, check Congratulations to Cathy and Ernest Hohmeyer.

Congratulations to Jason Arnold, of Lake Clear, who was on the dean's list for the spring semester 2008 at SUNY Plattsburgh.

The second weekend in June, the Tupper Lake 9-Miler race was held on the Raquette River with 72 boats participating. The Adirondack Watershed Alliance with Brian McDonnell, of Lake Clear, was one of the organizers of this race.

The top time in C-1 stock women was Diana McIsaac of Lake Clear. In the touring kayak, Steven Buzzell and Anne Brewer, both of Lake Clear, participated. Grace McDonnell and her crew from Lake Clear were in the Voyageur canoe and C-4 group. Congratulations to eveyone who participated and to all the winners.

Around town

The VFW Auxiliary #3357 will hold their meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 8 at the Vets Club. All members are invited to attend.

There will be a card party at the Bloomingdale Town Hall every Thursday at 7 p.m. Prizes and refreshments. For more information, call Augie Simpson at 891-4398.

Senior happenings

The senior bus will be going to Fort Ticonderoga. Anyone who wishes to join in this trip on Saturday, June 28, it leaves at 8 a.m. from the center. Call 891-2980 to make reservations.

There will be a card party held at the Adult Center at 1 p.m. on the first Sunday in July. Prizes and refreshments.

On June 13 the seniors plus other people were sitting at different locations around town collecting for Meals-On-Wheels Tag Day. We would like to thank everyone who volunteered and everyone who generously donated to this very worthy program to help make tag day such a success. Some of the people who receive Meals-On-Wheels are unable to leave their homes, so the meals are really appreciated. Again, thank you to everyone. Your help was greatly appreciated.

Great tips

Start putting in your plants; work the nutrients in your soil. Wet newspaper; put layers around the plants, overlapping as you go. Cover with mulch and forget about weeds. Weeds will get through some gardening plastic. They will not get through wet newspaper.

To keep squirrels from eating your plants, sprinkle your plants with cayenne pepper. The cayenne pepper doesn't hurt the plant and the squirrels won't come near it.


June 25 Chelsea Law

June 27 Jon Law Jr.

June 28 Barb Goudreau

June 29 Frances Dumont, Paul Williams, 5-year-old Adam Ellithorpe, Donny Gay, 98-years-young Iola Dellaquila

June 30 Shirley Pickreign, Madison Clark

July 1 Renee Clark

July 2 Meghan Martin, Marti Hadley, Mary Kent, Nancy Roberts

July 4 Donna McGinnis, Phil LeBlanc, Bill McGill

July 5 Andy Clark, Irene Darling July 6 Penny Moody

July 7 Joan Law, Cathy Fuller July 8 Cindy Strack, 5-year-old Samuel Donaldson


June 26 26 years together for John and Lee Bouton

June 27 38 years together for my brother and his wife, Nathaniel and Judith Jones

June 28 4 years: Joseph and Cheri Fisher, Les and Donna Eggleton June 30 John and Pat Callanan July 2 Dan and Mary McLean July 4 Joseph and Lynn Nelson

July 5 60 years for Bently and Irene Darling; 7 years for Scott and Loretta Cudmor

July 7 Michael and Sally Patnode

July 8 13 years for Rick and Stephanie Donaldson

Till next time, you can call 891-4199 with information for this column, and have a nice day.



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