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Charlie’s Inn reopening a success

August 20, 2008
By Deborah J. Donaldson

St. John in the Wilderness Church will hold their Mass at Fish Creek campsite at 8 a.m. on Sunday for the rest of August. In case of rain, it will be moved back to St. John in the Wilderness Church for 8:15 a.m. Mass.

Starting Sept. 7, Mass will no longer be at Fish Creek campsite. St. John in the Wilderness has a Mass at 8:30 a.m. on Thusday. Gabriel Assumption will hold their Mass at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday and 9:30 a.m. Sunday. St. Paul's in Bloomingdale has an anticipated Mass at 4 p.m. on Saturday. All are welcome to attend any of the above services.

The annual summer raffle sponsored by St. John in the Wilderness has a kayak for first prize, second prize is a water toy package, and third prize is $100. Tickets are 1 for $1or 6 for $5 and may be purchased from any parish member or by calling Sister Carol at 891-2286. The drawing for the prizes will be Sunday, Aug. 31.

There will be a card party held at the St. John in the Wilderness Church hall on the third Sunday in September. All are welcome to attend.

The Adirondack Presbyterian church of St. Regis will hold their worship service at 9 a.m. with Lake Clear Church holding their worship service at 10:45 a.m. for the rest of August. Coffee hour will follow each service. All are welcome to attend either worship service.

The wood raffle that the Adirondack Presbyterian Church is holding will have members at Kinney's Drug store selling tickets from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23. Tickets are one for $1 or 6 for $5. The drawing will be Sept. 7.

The women of the Adirondack Presbyterian Church are still collecting clothes to send to Malawi. For more information, call Bonnie Rosenbarker at 891-3237. The children, especially the babies, need most anything to keep them warm when they do go home to their families. Your help is appreciated.

The members of the Adirondack Presbyterian Church wishes to thank all of the individuals who donated food items and their time to make the spaghetti supper held recently such a success. Your help was appreciated.

The bookmobile will be at the Lake Clear Post Office parking lot from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 16. Stop by and check out some good reading material.

The new owners of Charlie's Inn at the Junction in Lake Clear wish to thank everyone who attended their grand opening party. They would appreciate it if you would stop by and see them again. Charlie's is open Wednesday through Sundays from 11 a.m. to close. They open on Sundays at noon. Don't forget they have a lovely campsite available, along with a laundrymat. For more information call 518-891-9858.

Just a quick reminder that Donnellys - "home of the two tone cone" - will be opene two more weeks. They will close Labor Day weekend. Better make a stop before they close to keep yourself in ice cream for the winter.

Congratulations to Shannon and John Brockway, Jr. of Tupper Lake on the birth of their soon, John Harold Brockway III, born on July 30. Proud grandparents are: John and Jill Brockway of Lake Clear and Tim and Holly Clarke of Tupper Lake. Proud great-grandparents are Clarence (Brock) and Sylvia Brockway of Lake Clear.

Congratulations to the following students:

Justine Sussey who made the Dean's list for the spring semester of 2008. She is in the Individual Studies program at SUNY Canton.

Andrew Dawson who was named to the Dean's list for the spring of 2008 at LeMoyne College. He is in information systems and a finance major. He is the son of Guy and Kim Dawson of Lake Clear.

Catherine Fuller who was named to the Dean's list at Paul Smith's College, for the spring semester of 2008. She is in the Division of Science, Liberal Arts and Business program.

Stephanie Lynn Brockway who graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in early elementary education and a minor in mathematics from SUNY Onionta in May 2008. She was a part of Kappa Delta Pi. Stephanie is the daughter of John and Jill Brockway of Lake Clear and Tim and Holly Clarke of Tupper Lake.

Around town

The members of the UMW of the Methodist Church in Saranac Lake would like to thank everyone so much for all their generous donations for the yard sale that was held in August. They thank everyone who came and purchased something for their home. The sale was a success and, they appreciate everyone who helped.

Classic and antique cars are on display for the public in Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake. In Saranac Lake the location is next to Pizza Hut in the parking lot of the former CED building from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday. You may call Ben Kline at 572-6132 for more information. In Tupper Lake, the time is the same but there are different locations. You will need to check with the Chamber office for those locations. It is free to the public and a fun time visiting with the car owners. They are most agreeable to talk to you about their cars.

Franklin County Public Transportaion is providing buses for the public starting in Malone with stops in Paul Smiths, Saranac Lake, Lake Placid and back to Malone. There is a shuttle bus going from Paul Smiths stopping at the Lake Clear Presbyterian Church parking lot and then onto Tupper Lake. You need to call a day in advance at 483-9000 or 481-1598 or 359-9070 for a ride. The rates are very reasonable with discounts available.

Card parties are held at the Bloomingdale Town Hall every Thursday at 7 p.m. For more information, call Augie Simpson at 891-4398.

The Bloomindale Field Day will be held on Sunday, Aug. 31. Cora Salls will be there selling raffle tickets for a blue granny square afghan to benefit the BloomingDale Fire Department. Tickets are one for $1 and 6 for $5. The drawing for the afghan will be at the close of the field day.

Senior Happenings

The next card party at the Adult Center will be the first Sunday in September at 1 p.m. Prizes and refreshments will be available.

The Adult Center bus will go to Howard Johnsons on Wednesday, Aug. 20 for dinner. Call 518-891-2980 to make reservations. The Adult Center bus will transport people for shopping either to Lake Flower Grand Union, Price Chopper or to Plattsburgh. Call 891-2980 to check which days are to where you want to go.

Remember, Monday Sept. 1 is Labor Day. Hope everyone has a fun filled weekend.


Aug. 21: Joey Monaco

Aug. 22: Kay Shene, Stormy Ero, Carla Ellis, Carl Kern

Aug. 23: Faith Hare, Mace Moody II

Aug. 26: Clarrice Shore

Aug. 27: Barbara Moody, Jon Steen

Aug. 31: Sharon Hosler, Ken Holmes

Sept.r 1: Erin Kilroy

Sept. 2: Barbara Darrah, John McLean


Aug. 25: 19 years for Peter & Stephanie Segard, 57 years together Donald & Cynthia Oliver

Aug. 26: Jon & Joan Law

Aug. 28: 60 years together for Gould & Ruth Hoyt

Aug. 29: 55 years for Lynn & Ruth Whitney

Aug. 30: 2 years for Bill & Cindy Jost

Till next time, you can Call 891-4199 with information for this column. Have a nice day.



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