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Annual rummage sale to be held in April

March 16, 2011

Lake Clear Presbyterian Church will hold its worship service for the rest of March at 9 a.m. at the Lake Clear church. Coffee hour will follow. All are welcome, and bring a friend.

To be held at the Lake Clear Presbyterian Church on April 21 starting at 6 p.m., there will be a Maundy Thursday pot luck supper. Communion will follow around the tables. Please bring a dish to pass and your own place setting. All are welcome. Bring a friend.


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

The next card party to be held at St. John in the Wilderness church hall will be the third Sunday in April.


The bookmobile will be at the Lake Clear post office parking lot from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, March 29. Wow, that makes the second time in March that you are able to pick up some good reading material.


Jim Barrow has gotten back to his hometown area, only now he is in the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. If you would care to stop and see him, I know he would love to see some of his friends and neighbors. Or drop him a quick note to let him know you are thinking about him.


The postmaster and the rural route carrier would be most appreciative if everyone on the rural route would clean out the snow from in front of their mailbox in front of their house. There is a lot of snow out there (as we all know) and this would make the rural carrier's job so much easier. They all thank you so much for your help.


Congratulations to Steve Strack of Lake Clear, who was voted Adult Carrier for the Enterprise for the month of February. Steve's delivery area is Saranac Lake and Lake Clear.


Congratulations to Jason Arnold of Lake Clear, who graduated from SUNY Plattsburgh in the fall of 2010.


Congratulations to Alexis Smith of Lake Clear who was named to the dean's list for the fall semester of 2010 at the College of Saint Rose.


Around town

The annual rummage sale held at the Methodist Church in Saranac Lake this year will be April 7, 8, 9. It would be greatly appreciated if anyone has any items to donate, please leave them at the Methodist church any morning from 9 a.m. to noon.

All items should be put downstairs on the stage behind the curtain before April 5. All items must be in good working order, clean with no rips, tears, etc. We thank you for your donations. For more information call, Charlotte Hall at 891-2129, Deborah Donaldson at 891-4199 or the Methodist church at 891-3473.

So ladies, don't forget the rummage sale. It's a chance to get rid of those things not worthy keeping around the house. Bring your husbands! So says the latest church bullentin blooper!


The famous 16th Lasagna Dinner to benefit the Paul Smiths-Gabriels Fire Department will be held at the Lakeside Dining Hall in the Joan Weill Student Center at Paul Smith's College from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 19. Homemade meat or veggie lasagna, salad, bread, homemade dessert, beverages all by Chef Shelly Smith. Cost for adults is $10, senior citizens and children ages 6 to 12 years cost $8 with children under 12 free. For take-out for local delivery please call 524-7710.


St. Pauls/Assumption Town of Brighton Food Pantry will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 17. It is now located in the beautiful new building in the Brighton Town Park.

Food and gently used items will be available. Call Barbara Marshall at 327-3297 for more information. Directly across from the Food Pantry there are bins to collect returnable bottles and cans. This money goes toward helping the food pantry. Please no garbage in the bins.


Adrienne Barnard has accepted a new job as associate veterinarian at Quarrside Veterinary Practice in Jamesville.

Hillary Barnard will be enrolled in St. John Fisher Pharmacy School (Wegmans) located in Rochester. starting this fall for four years.

Adrienne and Hillary are the daughters of Bruce and Jill Barnard of Rainbow Lake. Good luck, girls.


The class of 1956 from Saranac Lake High School will hold its monthly get-together at noon Friday, March 18 at Nonna Fina restaurant. The class is planning a reunion for this summer, so please bring your ideas and suggestions.

For more information, call Barbara Darrah at 891-1043 or Harold Jaquis at 891-0987.


The Albert A. Gonyea Post VFW Men No. 3357 will hold its meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 17 at the Vets Club. All members are encouraged to attend.

The American Legion Men No. 447 meet at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday fo the month.

The American Legion Auxiliary

No. 447 meet at 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month.


On Friday, March 11, the Moose Club in Saranac Lake had a celebrity stop by. Slugger Moody brought in Nascar driver Tony Stewart. Stewart said he was just looking for a place that was nice and quiet. Well, from what I heard, the place was anything but quiet after that.


Following are some great tips you might be interested in.

1. Blood stains on clothes? Just pour a little hydrogen peroxide on a cloth and proceed to wipe off every drop of blood.

2. Use vertical strokes when washing windows outside and horizontal for inside windows. Straight vinegar will get outside windows really clean. Don't wash windows on a sunny day. They will dry too quickly and will probably streak.

3. Spray a bit of perfume on the light bulb in any room to create a lovely light scent in each room when the light is turned on.

4. Place fabric softener sheets in dresser drawers and your clothes will smell freshly washed for weeks to come. You can also do this with towels and linen.

5. Candles will last a lot longer if placed in the freezer for at least three hours prior to burning.

6. To clean artificial flowers, pour some salt into a paper bag and add the flowers. Shake vigoroursly as the salt will absorb all the dust and dirt and leave you artificial flowers looking like new.

7. To easily remove burnt on food from your skillet, simply add a drop or two of dish soap and enough water to cover bottom of pan and bring to a boil on stove top.

8. Spray your Tupperware with nonstick cooking spray before pouring in tomato-based sauces and there won't be any stains.


Senior happenings

Don't forget the evening meal at the Adult/Community Center at 5 p.m. tonight. Cost is $5 per person. Please call 891-2980 to make reservations. Jamie Whidden will entertain with Music Around the World.


The Wellness Center at the Adult/Community Center is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. At 4 p.m. on Thursday, they have ball exercise.

Bingo is held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 1 p.m.

Bingo can also be played every Monday evening at 7 p.m. Bingo is open to the public.

Wii games are available every Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Scrabble is every Tuesday at 2 p.m.

Wednesday at 10 a.m. there is a knitting group.

Thursday at 1 p.m., come and play cards.


If there is someplace you and your friends would enjoy going, please call 891-2980 to make a suggestion as to where that would be. The van will be starting to take trips in April but suggestions are needed.


If you happen to have any of the following items and would like to drop them off at the center it would be appreciated: greeting card fronts, canceled stamps, empty computer ink cartridge, old eyeglasses, soda can pull tabs, old cell phones, box tops for the school.



March 2 - Belated to Irene Martin, sorry I forgot last time.

March 16 -?10-year-old Anna Ellithorpe, Kylee Clark, Jim Christy, Gloria Volz

March 17 - Peter Clark, Jennifer LaDuke

Marvh 18 -?Gail Vascukynas, Shane Kilroy, Richard Nason, Peter McGill

March - 4-year-old Kyler McCormick, Brian McDonnell

March 20 - 11-year-old Savanna Donaldson, Donald J. Bennett, Jr

March 21 - Bonny Engelhardt, Marlene Martin, Beryl Szwed

March 22- Rachel Cole, Edmond Sovey

March 24 - Art Goyette, Jack Fitzgerald, 7-year-old Landon Mott

March 25 - Lu LaBrake, 75-year-young Joe Pickreign, Jr

March 26 - Rachel Hannon

March 28 -?Annette Jacobs

March 29 -To my wonderful daughter-Eva Stinson, Shandalee Myatt



March 19 - 61 years of togetherness for Robert and Betty Girard

March 25 - 50 years together for a special couple, Clarence and Sylvia Brockway


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



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