Athol-Thurman 5/23/09

Get well wishes go out to Lila Harrington, Richard Wormwood, Jackie Dingman, Doris Baker, Ronald Dingman, Irene Lamphier and Doreen Cooper.

Over the fence

One would have to take off their shoes to count the number of mailboxes that are either down or damaged beside our roadways. It certainly was a long hard winter.

A few Good Samaritans have been trying to clean up the cans, wrappers, cups, and, papers that were thrown out of car windows beside our roadways over the winter months. Thanks to their quiet efforts-It's beginning to look much neater since they conducted their cleanup.

Now that residents are placing trash beside Thurman roadways by 7 a.m. for the Wednesday garbage run, we have noted that the unwelcome ravens have been looking into the matter.

Those who posted pink signs and arrows for the Thurman Townwide Sale, don't forget to take them down to keep Thurman clean and green. The signs that can be reused May be dropped off at the town hall in the appropriate box.

Property tax Grievance Day is set for Tuesday May 26 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Thurman Town Hall. Anyone with a question on their tax assessments can stop by for some answers. Forms are available to be filled out and it always helps if you have a similar comparison. Books can be checked out at the assessors office during regular hours or call 623-4593 with questions.

The Town of Thurman is seeking a cemetery committee administrator to fill a vacancy. Anyone interested should send a letter of interest to Town Supervisor Red Pitkin, P.O. Box 29, Athol, NY 12810.

The mealsite at the Warrensburg Methodist Church on Main St is open to all local senior residents from any surrounding towns who would like to stop by for a noontime meal. Meals on wheels are also available for the home bound. For details on these programs call 761-6347.

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