Times of Ti weekly news roundup

Trick or treat slated in Moriah MORIAH Trick or treat in the town of Moriah will be on Friday, Oct. 31, 5-7 p.m. Because there is a football game scheduled that night at 7:30 at Linney Field in Mineville, Moriah officials are asking people who trick of treat in the Grover Hills area to park at CV-Tec of the Moriah Industrial park/health center. Our concern is the traffic in this area and the safety of the children, Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafava said. We asking for everyones cooperation. Junior Miss program scheduled CROWN POINT Crown Point will host its 23rd annual Junior Miss scholarship program Saturday, Nov. 8. The program will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Crown Point Central School auditorium. Tickets are $5 each and will be limited to 300. Tickets are now available from Kim Woods at Champlain National Bank and Bette Pertak at Crown Point Central School. Tickets are also available by calling Jill Spring at 597-3789 or Pertak at 597-3285. Ti Area Senior Citizens to meet TICONDEROGA The Ti Area Senior Citizens will meet Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 1:30 p.m. at the Armory on Champlain Avenue in Ticonderoga. The group is led by President Joan Hier, Vice President B.J. LaRock, Treasurer Eileen McCabe and Secretary Marika Alfano. Mountainside to host candidates SCHROON LAKE A Meet Your Candidates Night will be held on Sunday, Nov. 2, at 6 p.m. in the Mountainside Activities Center. The public is invited. Assemblywoman Teresa R. Sayward will be in attendance as well as local candidates and elected officials. Pastor David Peterson will issue a challenge promoting responsible voting and personal involvement in the political process. The evening will conclude with a dessert and coffee social during which time people may meet and talk one-on-one with candidates and elected officials. For more information, call 532-7128 ext. 1. Mountainside is located on Route 9, just off exit 25, in Schroon Lake. Water, sewer deadline set PORT HENRY The Moriah town clerks office will accept water and sewer payments until Nov. 3. Any payments received after that date will not be accepted. They will be returned and levied onto the town and county taxes that come out in January 2009. For information call the town clerks office at 546-3341. Election Day dinner slated in Ti TICONDEROGA The First United Methodist Church of Ticonderoga, Wicker Street, will hold its annual public Election Day dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 4, in the church Fellowship Hall. A turkey dinner with all the trimmings will be served in the dining room from 5-7 p.m. Take out meals will be available from 4 -5 p.m. only. The cost will be $9 for adults and $4.50 for children. Tickets will be available at the door. Ti church plans holiday bazaar TICONDEROGA The Episcopal Church of the Cross, Champlain Avenue, Ticonderoga, will hold a holiday bazaar Saturday, Nov. 15, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will feature crafts, a cookie walk, jewelry, collectibles, books, toys and white elephant items. Raffle tickets will be sold for a turkey basket, a lottery tree and a holiday hostess basket. Refreshments and a luncheon of michigans, homemade soup, chili and desserts will be sold. The bazaar will benefit the church steeple restoration fund. Church to host open house CROWN POINT The public is invited to an open house at the Crown Point United Methodist Church on Sunday, Oct. 26. A 9:30 a.m. worship service led by Pastor Will Meseck will be followed by coffee hour. Sunday School and youth activities will be offered. The church is located on Creek Road, near the Fish Hatchery. NCCC computer lab available TICONDEROGA North Country Community College, located at 11 Hawkeye Trail, has invited the adult community to take advantage of the colleges computer lab. The community may access the computer lab Monday-Thursday, from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1-3 p.m. during the semester. The public is asked to limit their use to two hours a day. Everyone must sign in and present a picture identification card to be held until check-out. The computer lab will not be available when the campus is closed or during student use. For more information call 585-4454 ext. 2201. Bluegrass group to meet in Ti TICONDEROGA The Champlain Valley Bluegrass and Old Time Music Association will meet Sunday, Nov. 2, at 1 p.m. at the Ticonderoga American Legion Post on Montcalm Street. People are asked to bring a dish to share. For information call 546-7359. Basket social set in Crown Point CROWN POINT Parents & Teachers Together and A.E. Phelps Fire & Rescue will sponsor a basket social Sunday, Oct. 26, at 11:30 a.m. at the Crown Point fire hall on Main Street. Drawings begin at 1 p.m. Tickets for social are $2 for 25 and the basket drawing is $5 for 10 or $10 for 25. There will be hundreds of social items and more than 50 basket, including contributions from each class at Crown Point Central School. There will also be a bake sale and donation lunch. Moriah historical society to meet PORT HENRY The Town of Moriah Historical Society will hold its regular meeting on Monday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. at the Iron Center. Election of officers will take place. The meeting is open to the public. Youth basketball registration set TICONDEROGA The Ticonderoga Youth Basketball program will hold registration periodson Oct. 29 5-8 p.m.and Nov. 1 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at theTiconderoga Armory. Children in grades 3-7 are eligible to participate. The cost of the program is $22 which includes a reversible jersey for each child. People interested in serving as volunteer coaches can contact Chuck Campney at 503-5047. Putnam church plans service PUTNAM The Putnam United Presbyterian Church will welcome the Rev. Pat Davies as she leads worship beginning at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 26. Davies will speak on Promises. Scripture readings will include Deuteronomy 34:1-12 and Matthew 22:24-33. The red hymnal will be used. There will be a congregational meeting immediately following the service for all friends and members of the Putnam Church community to discuss the future of the church. The Rev. Charles Stratton will lead a Communion service on Nov. 2. Ti slates town budget hearing TICONDEROGA The Ticonderoga town board will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2009 budget Thursday, Nov. 6, at 6 p.m. in the Community Building. St. Marys holding book fair TICONDEROGA A Scholastic Book Fair Safari is being held at St. Mary's School through Nov. 2. The book fair is open daily in the school lobby 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. There are hundreds of quality books, suitable for every interest and reading level. Autumn Sale set in Crown Point CROWN POINT The Crown Point United Methodist Women will hold an Autumn Sale on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Books, baked goods and crafts will be for sale. Lunch will be available, a choice of michigans, chili, beef soup, chicken soup, sandwiches, cookies/brownies, beverage. Proceeds will go toward the roof repair fund. Halloween party set in Moriah MORIAH There will be a childrens Halloween party Wednesday, Oct. 29, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Moriah Fire Department for children to age 12. There will be games, food and prizes. Prizes will be given for most original costume as well as best decorated or carved pumpkin. Admission will be $3a child or $2 a child if a decorated or carved pumpkin is brought for contest. Black Watch Library to sell books TICONDEROGA The Black watch Memorial Library in Ticonderoga will hold an end-of-season book sale Wednesday, Oct. 29, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the library on Montcalm Street. All books will be half price. Sherman library board to meet PORT HENRY The board of trustees of the Sherman Free Library in Port Henry will meet on Monday, Oct. 27, at 4 p.m. at the library. Ti auxiliary plans memory tree TICONDEROGA The Ticonderoga Fire Auxiliary is now accepting names for the annual memory tree. The cost per name is $1. The lighting will take place Saturday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. A short prayer will be read and refreshments will be served after the ceremony. Names will be accepted until Dec. 20. The wreath with all names written on it will be displayed in the memorial in front of the firehouse. Names can be dropped off at the Burleigh Lunchonette, given to an auxiliary member, or mailed to the Ti Fire Auxiliary, PO Box 127. All money will be given out as scholarships to the Ticonderoga Central Schools. St. Marys to collect bottles TICONDEROGA St. Mary's School in Ticonderoga will hold a bottle drive Saturday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 585-7433 for pick-up or drop bottles at the garage in back of St. Mary's School anytime. Port Henry sets tax deadline PORT HENRY The deadline for collection of village of Port Henry property taxes will be Nov. 3. Property taxes must be paid before this date at the village office located at 4303 Main St., Port Henry 12974. The next water and sewer billing cycle will be the week of Nov. 3. Birthday calendars being made CROWN POINT Names are now being accepted for the 2009 Birthday Calendar, sponsored by A. E. Phelps Fire & Rescue and the Penfield Homestead Museum. Birthdays, anniversaries and in memory listings are $1 each, calendars are $6 each and will be available the first week of December 2008. Contact Bobbi Shaffer at 597-4297 or Kama Ingleston at 597-3300 to submit names. Checks are made payable to A.E. Phelps Fire & Rescue. Moriah firefighters plan show MINEVILLE The Moriah Fire Department will present a comedy show Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Mineville VFW. Doors will open at 7 p.m. with the show at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 each. For information call 942-7132 or 570-9125. The program is not suitable for people younger than age 18. Moriah stops paper burn permits PORT HENRY The town of Moriah will no longer issue Burn Barrel or Clean Paper Only Permits. As of Sept.1 there are no legal permits for burning papers and anyone doing so should stop whether they are burning in a barrel or other containers. The only permits issued for burning are for brush only. Most papers are recyclable at the transfer station and shredding is an option for personal papers. Ti highway department taking oil TICONDEROGA The Ticonderoga highway department will accept used engine oil at the highway garage located on Race Track Road 7 a.m. until noon weekdays. Port Henry sets office hours PORT HENRY Until further notice, the village of Port Henry office hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday Friday. The office will close for lunch from noon to 1 p.m. daily.

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