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A new year in Lake Clear

January 22, 2010

The Adirondack Presbyterian Church will hold its worship services for the month of January at the Lake Clear church. Worship service starts at 10:45 a.m. with coffee hour to follow. All are welcome to attend and bring a friend.

After the worship service on Sunday, Jan. 17 will be the annual meeting. All church members are encouraged to attend.

St. John in the Wilderness church will hold its Mass at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday and at 8 a.m. on Sunday. Gabriels Assumption will hold its Mass on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. with Sunday Mass at 9:30 a.m. St. Pauls in Bloomingdale will hold an Anticipated Mass at 4 p.m. on Saturday. All are welcome to attend and bring a friend.

There will be a card party at St. John in the Wilderness church hall at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17. Prizes, lottery tree and lots of fun playing cards. Bring a friend or two. Proceeds from the card parties are going towards new tables.

The bookmobile was at the Lake Clear post office parking lot January 5 and should be back in the same place around the first week in February on a Tuesday. See you then.

Charlie's Inn at the Junction in Lake Clear has extended their days open. Charlie's Inn will be open Tuesday through Saturday, from 11 a.m. to close. Sunday they open at noon until close. Monday, Charlie's Inn will be closed. Now that we have snow, remember that the weekend of Saturday, Feb. 6 will be the Poker Run for snowmobilers. Hope to have more about that in the next column.

Clarence Brockway would like everyone to know how great Life Flight really is. Sylvia needed to be flown to Fletcher Allen Hospital very quickly a week ago. Brock said the weather was terrible, but Life Flight got Sylvia there in a hurry. She has undergone tests and expects to be home this week. Again, the Brockway family sends a big thank-you to Life Flight for their wonderful service to everyone.

I am sure some of the Lake Clear residents have noticed that Cecilia Delarm, our post master, has been missing for the past couple of weeks. She had surgery and is doing very well. Cecilia said she will be back to work as soon as she can. The post office duties have been handled very well by: Marianne Acquavella, Cecilia Martin, John Paye. Thank you to the three of you.

Congratulations to Robyn Dykeman, former Lake Clear resident, and Matthew Fletcher, of Saranac Lake, on their recent engagement. I am told there will be a spring or summer wedding in 2011.


The women's VFW Auxiliary #3357 will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12. This will be at the Vets Club. All members are encouraged to attend.

The St. Pauls/Assumption Town of Brighton Food Pantry will be open from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7 and then again on Jan. 21. Food is available for those in need, along with gently used clothing. For more information, please call Barbara Marshall at 327-3297.

The Tri-Lakes Amateur Radio Club will have an extremely important meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12. This will be held in the community room at Overlook Apartments in Bloomingdale. All members are encouraged to attend, as the future of the club will be decided that night. For more information, please call John Duquette at 891-8180.


Gamblers Express will leave the Adult Center at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9. If you are interested in going on this fun trip, you need to make reservations by Jan. 7, please. Call 891-2980.

The Board of Directors of the Adult Center will sponsor an Italian Dinner to be held Wednesday January 20. Start with bingo at 2 p.m., wine and cheese at 4 p.m. and dinner at 5 p.m. Dinner will consist of lasagna with meatballs, garlic bread, salad bar and brownie-ice cream dessert. Cost is $5 per person. Please call 891-2980 to make your reservations.

There will be a driver safety course sponsored by AARP at the Adult Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23. You are asked to bring drivers license, pencil or pen and lunch. Coffee, tea and break snacks will be provided. Cost is $12 for AARP members (you must show current membership card) or $14 for non-members. Class size is limited. Please call 891-2980 to preregister.


Jan. 6 - Annie Lavoie, Ryan Dailey

Jan. 7 - Paige Moody, Luella Carr

Jan. 8 - Lois Umber, Maria Clark

Jan. 9 - Rebecca Plowe, George Donaldson III

Jan. 10 - David Pittman Sr., David Pittman Jr.

Jan. 11 - Howard McGill, 11 years old for Kendra Martin and Brandyn Strack, 7 years old Autumn Fravor

Jan. 12 - Lee Freeburg

Jan. 13 - 10 year old Arriana Patraw

Jan. 14 - Jillian Martin, Diane Law

Jan. 15 - Adrienne Donaldson, Randy Moody

Jan. 18 - 15 year old Jenny Mott, Rose Schoonmaker


Jan. 7 - 10 years of togetherness for Ted and Cora Salls

Jan. 11 - 52 years together for Norris and Jessie Aubin

Jan. 12 - 25 years of togetherness for Bill and Diane Kelting

Jan. 18 - 18 years together for Troy and Luann Farmer

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



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