Abandoned pets becoming a problem
Many neighbors have been having problems with cats and kittens being dropped off at or near their homes. If this happens to you, call Dexter Baker, the animal control officer at 623-9810 or reach him on his cell phone at 232-3912.
Events and activities in Thurman
The Thurman Station Farmers Market will be open each Wednesday 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. through the end of October. The market offers not only vegetables but crafts, maple products and more.
The town cemetery committee will meet at the Russell residence on Garnet Lake Rd. on Tuesday Oct. 13 at 10 a.m. For details, call 623-2505.
Cemetery dues can be sent to the committee at PO Box 47, Athol, 12810. Dues of $2 per personal lot should be paid before the end of October.z
The Thurman Emergency Squad is seeking volunteers to help out in emergency situations. Those who would like to help their neighbors out are welcome to stop by at the squad meeting on Sunday Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. at the squad building on High Street. For information, call 623-9810.
The local quilting club is to meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday Oct. 12 at the town hall. All who would like to make a quilt are welcome. For details, call Myra at 623-2633.
YMCA Family Fun Night series upcoming
The Glens Falls YMCA is launching their series of monthly free Fall Family Fun Nights on Friday Oct. 16 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. These events, held on one Friday night each month, start off with special activities including crafts projects, games and songs, followed by one hour of open gym and swimming. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Parents or guardians are asked to call the YMCA at 793-3878 and provide the ages of the children, for appropriate planning. The next family Fun Night is to be held Nov. Nov. 13 - featuring indoor group games and family team-building, and the third, set for Dec. 11, is to include holiday cookie and craft creation.