Around Town 7-24-10

Author Irene Sherlock will lead only 10 writers in a series of sessions, workshops, readings and consultations - with a goal of having writers sharpen their writing skills for publication. Attendees can commute or stay on premises. Register early. For details, call 623-9305.

Thurman business map under development

The Thurman Station Farmers' Market Committee is in the process of creating a map for visitors to show them the town's businesses, their locations and hours of operation. All businesses, both large and the small, are welcome.

The map will have "dots" on the front for businesses open daily, and on the back there will be listings of the businesses who operate only a few hours.

Those drafting the map hope all Thurman businesses will join by calling 623-9305 or send an e-mail to: thurmaninfo@aol.com.

The Heritage Day Celebration set for July 7 was cancelled due to the intense heat, which was in the high 90s, but it will be rescheduled to be held in mid-August at the Thurman Station Farmers' Market.

Special days in hill country

Lighting candles on birthday cakes this week will be Erica Sparks, July 24; Theresa Straffer, July 25; Evie Jr. and John Chase, July 26; Chip Ligon, Albert Baker, Traci Wood and Carter Combs, July 28; Sierra Galusha and Bruce Belden, July 29; and Cheryl Kenyon and Kendra Russell, July 30.

Happy Anniversary wishes go out to Bambi and Manny Castro and to Lewie and Peanut Gallup, July 25; and to Lanette and Jerry Baker, July 29.

Get well wishes are out to Pearl Cameron, Jeff Grants, Ruth Wood, Ken Ackley, Joe Mosher, Wanda Wood, Floyd Baker and Debbie Collignon.

Ostro family welcomes baby girl

Alexander B. and Soo Rim L. Ostro of Thurman are proud to announce the birth of a baby girl born July 5, at 9:22 a.m. in Glens Falls Hospital. The little miss weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long. She has been named Mina Lee Ostro. Proud grandparents are Robert P. and Karen M. Ostro of River Road, Thurman and Woong Ki and Yoon Sook Lee of New Jersey.

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