Athol - Thurman 5/16

The free bus service for seniors runs to Glens Falls on Friday May 22 for a day of shopping or appointments. To reserve a seat, call Laura by Wednesday May 20 at 623-9281.

Thurman has a food pantry at the town hall which is open to all townfolks who find themselves in need of a helping hand. Residents are asked to feel ashamed or "down" if their family is in need at this time. Those receiving assistance can always give back when things improve. For more information, call Norma at 623-9649 during regular office hours.

All area pre-schoolers can bring their moms or guardians to the next meeting of the Mommie & Me club at 10 a.m. Wednesday May 20 at the town youth building in Athol. Club organizers are hoping for a nice day so some outside games and activities can be enjoyed by all. For information, call Jennifer 623-5024. Families are asked to keep June 3 open for a family day barbecue sponsored by Mommie & Me.

Over the fence

A few people were overjoyed to meet our new town supervisor Red Pitkin on Friday May 1 as he worked side-by-side with town employees.

Postage jumped a couple of pennies again on Monday May 11. Were you happier with the services that you got when it cost three cents to mail a letter or when it jumped to the 40-cent bracket?

Special days in the mountains

Wearing birthday smiles this week are: Tyler Cameron and Rex Reynolds IV on May 15, Cindy Crandall and Floyd Planty on May 16, Steve Baker Sr. and Lori Pennock on May 17, Hope Crandall and Muriel LaPoint on May 19, Katherine Leigh on May 20 and Casey Combs on May 21.

Anniversary wishes are out to Jerry and Candi Cameron on May 15, to Cindy and Bruce Belden on May 16 to Shelly and Roger Durkin on May 17, to Robin and Mike Croissant on May 18.

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