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PRIDE program at WCS to hold fundraiser

A fundraiser pancake breakfast to benefit Warrensburg High School's PRIDE is to be held Sunday, Oct. 17, at the Warrensburg Masonic Temple. With servings from 8 a.m. until noon, the meal features pancakes, sausage, eggs, toast, juice and coffee. The price is $6 for adults and teens, and $3 for children 12 and younger. Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance at the high school's room 111. All proceeds will benefit PRIDE Program, which is an incentive program for students to promote positive behavior. Thanks go to the following businesses for their generous donations to make this event possible: Stewart's Shops, Oscar's Meats, Hannaford grocery stores, Warren Ford/Mercury, McDonald's Restaurant of Warrensburg, Grand Union, Jacobs & Toney Meats, and Price Chopper.County's foreclosure auction set for SaturdayThe Warrensburg Assessor is alerting area citizens the 2010 Warren County Tax Foreclosure Auction will be held Saturday, Oct. 16, at the Warren County Municipal Center located at 1340 Route 9N, Lake George. Registration starts at 9 a.m. with the auction beginning at 10 a.m. There is a limited supply of catalogs available to the public at the assessor's office located in the Warrensburg Town Hall, 3797 Main St. Catalogs are also available at the Warren County Real Property Office located in the Warren County Municipal Cente. Details are available online at www.AuctionsInternational.com.Perkins' of Chester have new grandchildA boy, Aiden John, was born on Sept. 23, to Jason and Laura (Perkins) Arseneau of Pittsfield, Mass. The proud grandparents are John and Silvana Arseneau of Pittsfield, Mass., the late Victoria Perkins of North Creek, and Terry and Cynthia Perkins of Chestertown. Also congratulations go to the baby's aunts, Kate Moehringer and Betsy Arseneau.Galushas to celebrate anniversaryOct. 10 2010, or 10/10/10 is a special date to the Galusha family of Olmstedville. Fifty-six years ago, Gerald and Martha Galusha of Olmstedville were one of the last couples to be wed in the Methodist church, now used as the museum headquarters for the Minerva Historical Society. Congratulations from their daughters, Dawn Galusha-Hoctor of Salisbury, Md. and Cynthia Perkins of Chestertown and also much love from grand-daughter Katherine Moehringer.Comprehensive Plan moves forwardThe Warrensburg Comprehensive Plan committee has been meeting with the planning firm Elan Associates for two years to produce a comprehensive plan for Warrensburg.After many monthly meetings the committee is close to finalizing the plan.One of the major objectives mentioned in the plan's draft is increased sharing of facilities by Warrensburg Central School and the town.Although townspeople would ideally like to see a community center built, budget restraints mean maximizing the use of existing local buildings makes sense.At a recent meeting of the committee, it was suggested school facilities be available for groups and organizations to meet, for funerals or weddings and community events.The school has a policy, however, that their facilities cannot be used for individual or group profit. It was mentioned at the meeting a person or persons is needed to coordinate the use of various facilities in town and maintain a community calendar. Such facilities include various churches, Richards Library, the Masonic Hall, the town senior center, Emerson Town Hall, as well as the school's gymnasium, cafeteria and classrooms. Sharing of recreation facilities between the town and the school now takes place with the regular use of the recreation fields Committee members also noted signage for access to the town hiking trails is needed, including identifying trails up Hackensack Mountain.Other concerns aired include development of an enhanced town-wide recycling program. The next meeting of the town Comprehensive Plan committee is set for Oct. 26, at the elementary school. Garlic Festival Friday at farmers' marketDon't forget to check out the Garlic Festival this Friday at Warrensburgh Riverfront Farmers Market.Many varieties of locally grown garlic are to be available Oct. 8, in the market's weekly session from 3 to 6 p.m. The event includes cooking contests with prizes. For details, contact Teresa Whalen at 466-5497.Hospice's benefit footrace is SaturdayThis Saturday, Oct. 9, brings the High Peaks Hospice agency's first annual "Run For Your Life 5K Fun-Run/Walk" at 10 a.m. in Warrensburg. Registration for the 3.1 mile event is set for 9 to 9:45 a.m. at the town recreation field off Sanford Street. For details or sponsor forms, contact Sunday Conine at 743-1672 or via e-mail at sundayconine@highpeakshospice.comKeep in touch with usWe need your news to keep this column full of gems of interest to local folks. Residents of Warrensburg, Chestertown, Stony Creek, this is you column, so send me your news. Call me at 623-9744 about three weeks prior to any scheduled event you seek to have publicized, or e-mail me at mrs.butterfly 10@hotmail.com. Feel free to contact me with community happenings, or items you would like to see covered in this column.

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