Athol-Thurman 5-22-10

Barb Keene of South Johnsburg Rd. also received many phone calls, flowers and gifts from her children and grandchildren and wishes to thank them all for being so thoughtful.

Over the fence

Garden time is here! Those who would like their soil checked to find their best growing area in their yard, or to see if the soil is lacking nutrients, Cornell Co-operative Extension on Schroon River Rd. is available for soil testing. They will conduct the first test free and any thereafter is $1 each. Dig down about six inches and scoop out a cupful of soil and take it to be tested. Cornell Co-op is located on Schroon River Rd. beside the Countryside Adult Home. For details, call 623-3291.

The annual Russell reunion is to be held Aug. 14 at Echo Lake pavilion starting at noon. All attending should bring a food dish to pass. For information, call 623-3843.

A reminder to all to take down the pink arrows and signs from the recent Town Wide Sale. If they are not torn or ripped after all our high winds - save them and drop them off at a designated box at the Thurman Town Hall.

Anyone who has ideas for a family-oriented movie to show to the public during the "Movies on the Hill" series this summer, call Irv at 623-3987.

The local gift shop and gallery Adirondack Ambiance has new paintings and handcrafted rustic furniture at their store at 792 state Rte. 418 in Thurman Station, just across the railroad tracks. The store is opening June 1 with the hours of 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and Saturday, closed on Sunday.

Special days

in God's country

Anniversary wishes go out May 22 to Becky and Bob Hitchcock, married 17 years; and to Gary and Crystal Murray, 29 years; and on My 26 to rose and Joe Ehle, 48 years; and to Irene and Joe Sayer, 37 years.

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