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Happy Birthday Leila Wood, Billy Altman and Agnes McNeill on Dec. 8, Andrew Warrington celebrated on Dec. 9, Russ Leigh and Charlez McCraw celebrate on Dec. 10, Ruth Keller will add a year on Dec. 11, Frank Gallup, Suzie Baker and Carolyn Grotevant on Dec. 12 and Loretta Timmema on Dec. 14. Get well wishes go out to all who are feeling poorly, to Billy Arnold, Mary Leigh, Floyd Planty, Rich Wormwood, Edna Kenyon and Lucille Cameron. Bruce Ross of Lake Luzerne was in the area recently and visited some old friends and former neighbors. Sympathy from the community is out to the family of Ross J. Brown who dies on Wednesday, Nov. 21. Stork arrives
Rosalee and Christopher Daley of Thurman are proud to announce the birth of a baby girl born on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at the Glens Falls Hospital. The little miss weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long. She has been named Rachael Louise. Proud grandparents are Charlie Haskell of Mountain Road and Heidi Haskell of Glen Athol Road, George Daley of Queensbury and the late Anita Daley. Sunday and Derrick Conine of Thurman are the proud parents of a baby girl born at the Glens Falls Hospital on Monday, Nov. 12, weighing 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 21 inches long. The little miss has been named Winnie Jane. Proud grandparents are Jerry and Colleen Combs of Warrensburg and Jerry and Margaret Conine of Gloversville. Geri Howe of Mud Street, Thurman and Warrensburg has returned home after a delightful 10 day trip to Ireland, where she enjoyed seeing many unusual sights flowers in bloom in November, city and village streets swept clean every day. She also visited a pub to hear some good old Irish music/singing and dancing. A group of 20 from the area went on this trip, catching a flight from Newark, NJ on Nov. 3 and returning on Nov. 13. They also visited museums and churches all enjoyed the trip. Leila Wood of Mud Street enjoyed a big Thanksgiving dinner with her daughter Eileen Baker and family. Florie Siletti of Eden Park Nursing Home spent Thanksgiving surrounded by many family members on Strawberry Hill Road at the home of Jay and Trudy Siletti. Filomena Riviello of Garnet Lake Road spent the holiday with her brother, Innocenzo Riviello and family from the Bronx. Over the Fence
Are you looking for a special gift for someone? How about the Thurman 2008 Historical Calendar, pre-printed with dates of meetings and special occasions. The price is &8 and they are available at the town hall, Athol Hardware, Warrensburg Car Care and Nemecs. Did you notice all the wild turkeys that came out of the wooded areas after Thanksgiving? A gripe came in from a few folks who asked where John Gereaus column had been for the Nov. 17 and Nov. 24 editions of the Adirondack Journal. We hope it was only a vacation John! Remember to clean your stove pipes and chimneys - Check out your smoke detectors and watch how many appliances are plugged into one outlet. The Thurman Emergency Squad meets on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Squad Building on High Street. Meetings are open to the public and those wishing more information on becoming a volunteer can call Jill at 623-4117. The free bus service for a trip to shop in Glens Falls runs for all Thurman residents who are age 60 or over on Friday, Dec. 14. You must reserve a seat by calling Laura at 623-9281 by Wednesday evening. A motion was passed at the Nov. 20 town board meeting to switch back to the fiscal meeting on a Monday and the regular meeting on a Tuesday. This will be Dec. 17 and Dec. 18. All could change at the organizational meeting in January. With the price of gas going up, how many trips would you plan on making. Can you carpool? How are you making the best of an extra expense? Calling all kids
The annual Christmas Party is to be held on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the town hall. There will be a visit from Santa, gifts, music and refreshments. This is put on by the Youth Commission and friends. Call 623-2249 for information. HEAP Outreach program
Johnsburg residents: On Monday, Dec. 10, the program will be at the community meal site on Route 28 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and at the Whitewater Manor in North Creek on Dec. 10 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. On Wednesday, Dec. 12 they will be at the Chestertown mealsite from 10:30 to 11:340 a.m. and at the Horicon Community Center on Route 8 in Brant Lake from 1 to 2 p.m. Call 761-6347 for information. Notice
All phone contact number in the Nov. 24 Adirondack Journal were printed without the 623 exchange number. Im sorry for any inconvenience and thanks for all your phone calls asking where to call. Correction
A misprint in the Nov. 17 Adirondack Journal quoted To send in your $42 cemetery lot dues. It should have been send in $2 per unused reserved lot to the Thurman Cemetery, Box 47, Athol, NY 12810. Please help us if you can!
The 50 plus or minus Christmas baskets are to be filled and delivered Dec. 15 at the EMS building on High Street, starting at 9 a.m. Please bring your baked items, gifts, etc. and if you can help pack and deliver it would be very appreciated. Call Helen at 623-2909 or Tina at 623-3953. The Christmas Bazaar, an annual event in Thurman for many years, had to be cancelled this year as the town hall was not available for the event on Nov. 24. We are very sorry and apologize to the crafters and others who were looking forward to and had prepared for this event.

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