Town Talk

Calendar sponsors sought

Warrensburg Historian Sandi Parisi is seeking sponsors for the 2013 Bicentennial Calendar, to be published by the Warrensburgh Historical Society this coming year.

Businesses and organizations who would like to publish events on the calendar or purchase advertisements on the publication, should contact Parisi as soon as possible.

The cost per sponsorship is $110 for a space 1 inch high by 2&3/4 inches wide. The calendar, titled “Bridging the Years: 1813-2013,” will be in full color.

For information or to purchase an ad, contact Sandi Parisi at 623-2207.

Historical retrospective published

The John Thurman Historical Society of Thurman has announced the release of the December issue of The Quarterly, which is a 2012 calendar produced by the Society, and appropriate for gift-giving.

This issue is a retrospective of all of Quarterly issues published since it was started in 1963, and features photos from those years of publications related to families and couples, sugaring, logging and river drives, cemeteries, churches, tourism establishments, houses, one-room schools, the railroad, veterans and country stores.

The calendar also includes notations about present-day town and organization meeting and events days and times.

Copies cost $8 and are for sale at Thurman Town Clerk's office, Nemec’s Sporting Goods, Warrensburg Car Care, Jacobs &Toney, Glens Falls National Bank, Willows Bistro, Richards Library, Heidi's Clip Joint, CB's Bar and Restaurant, Rebecca's Flowers and Wevertown Country Store. Supplies are limited.

The Quarterly is written by volunteers who submit stories from personal memories or from research, documents, letters, journals, clippings and photographs.

The Quarterly actively seeks material related to Thurman history submitted by those around the region. To contribute any of the above, or to join the society, call Joan Harris at 623-2007 or email Perky Granger at: PersisGranger@aol.com.

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