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Athol-Thurman

New Business Opens
Crazy Creek General Store and Luncheonette opened on Monday, Jan. 14. This new business will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner and will also be opening a bakery in the near future. The tentative hours are Monday through Thursday, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. and Sundays 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Take-outs are available and they will also deliver. The phone number is 623-9830. Bring the family out to eat and meet your new neighbors. The store is located at the corner of Stony Creek Road and Cameron Road in the town of Thurman. From Warrensburg take Route 418 which brings you on to Stony Creek Road. Get out and Vote
All Democrats and Republicans can come out and vote on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at the town hall from noon to 9 p.m. There will be two voting machines set up, one for each party to chose who they want to be on the November ballot for president. Your vote is important. Help is needed today, Feb. 2 from 1 to 4 p.m. to make valentines for vets at the town hall. Please stop by and lend a hand! Materials are furnished. The volunteer fire company meets on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at the Athol firehouse at 7 p.m. Visitors or those wishing to join are welcome to stop by. The gleaning food program will be at the town hall on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 11 a.m. This free food program is open to all Thurman residents. The free bus service for residents age 60 or over will pick you up at your home and take you all to Glens Falls for shopping or appointments. Give Laura a call by Wednesday evening at 623-9281 to reserve your seat for the Friday, Feb. 8 trip. The 24-hour toll free phone line for animal control is 1-877-457-5680. A local number for our dog warden is not yet available. The extra helpings food program is available for $14 per month for a box of food items. To find out what the package will have in March, call 623-9649. Volunteers are needed to occasionally deliver the local meals on wheels. If a driver is ill, a fill-in is needed. Call 623-9649. New Town Clerk Hours
Thurmans newly elected town clerk, Cynthia Hyde, has set new office hours to be in the town hall office. Please make a note of these for future reference. Mondays 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Wednesdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch hour 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. will be taken on Monday and Tuesday only. The office phone is 623-4588. Leave a message and Cindy will get back to you. The Mommy and Me Group meets at the youth building on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 10 a.m. All moms and preschoolers are invited to stop by and moms can help the little ones make a Valentine picture frame. A trip to Tree Pad is planned for Feb. 27. You must pre-register for this trip. Call Tobie at 623-4007. Thurmans December Year End Meeting
Three generators are to be installed. A motion was passed to get two 10kw and one 7kw at a cost of $14,000, installed. They will be in the EMS Building, the town hall and firehouse, to be used in emergency situations. No fuel oil bids came in from the Nov. 21 legal ad. Thurman will receive $30,000 in occupancy tax money from Warren County. Correspondence from Ed Binder came in applying for the open assessor seat. A motion was made to hire Mr. Binder but did not pass. Former Town Clerk Nancy Beadnell gave a brief rundown of her 26 years in office and thanked the townsfolk who supported her. Over the Fence
Will someone please turn up the volume on the talking phonebook? Weve had them nearly a year and no one has heard a word yet! Newcomers in our area can easily get acquainted with everyone! All you have to do is volunteer for some of the many activities in the town. A few numbers to call are 623-2909, 623-2580 or 623-2249 or watch this column to see whats happening. Bob and Peggy Florance are wished a happy 55th anniversary on Feb. 7. Birthdays celebrated this week are Ethan Schmidt and Makayla Griswold on Feb. 2. Tegan Castro and Jamie Haskell on Feb. 3, Andy Knoll celebrates on Feb. 4, Laura Cameron and Dot Maxam on Feb. 5, Jill Galusha, Jason Baker and Dewey Stoy on Feb. 6, Vonda Beattie, Kayden Breault and Jim Desourdy celebrate on Feb. 8. Get well wishes are out to Bess Coulard, Lance Chadwell, Jeff Grants, Ruth Pasco, Mike Croissant, Dick Lamphier, Bo Rounds and Marb Metzger. New Arrivals
Jennifer Turner and Christopher White of Whitehall are the parents of a baby boy born on Monday, Jan. 7 weighing 7 lbs, 11 ozs and 20 inches long. The little man born at the Glens Falls Hospital at 12:01 p.m. has been named Alexander Robert. Proud grandparents are Tracy Battease of Whitehall and Richard Turner of Athol, Tina Rozell and Carl White of Whitehall. Do you have the big tin containers that popcorn comes in that you are willing to part with? The Christmas Basket Committee needs some for storage; plus they are collecting the front of used Christmas cards. They can be left at the town hall. Call 623-2909 for information.

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