Wishes for a speedy recovery go out to Tina Parker, Jasmine Baker, Tom Wunchel, Doris Bunker, Ray Hanes, Barb Metzger and Bob Goodnow Jr.

Jackie Holburt of Louisiana has been back in her old home state of New York and staying with her mom, Lauren Cameron of Garnet Lake Rd. They enjoyed spending time together and Jackie was here for the great Thurman Townwide sale.

Pelletier & Wallace welcome twins

Jennifer Pelletier and Richard Wallace Jr. of Fort Ann are proud to announce the birth of twins on May 6, 2011. Arriving at 1:13 p.m. was Olivia Darla, weighing 5 pounds, 13 ounces, and measuring 18 inches. And at 1:14 p.m., Oliver Vincent arrived, weighing 5 pounds, 5.5 ounces, also 18 inches long. Proud grandparents are Darla and David Pelletier of Fort Ann and Sally and Richard Wallace of Alden Avenue. Great-grandparents are Pat and Ken Baker of Mountain Road.

A lovely baby shower was held for Jennifer a week before the twins arrived. Many needed gifts were received for the new arrivals. The shower was held in Fort Ann by the Pelletier family.

Area citizens boost Kidney charity

Matt Kennedy would like to thank everyone who came out in the pouring rain May 15, to walk in Warrensburg to raise funds and awareness for the Kidney Foundation. He also expresses thanks to those who donated to the organization. Donations totaling $285 came in locally, and a total of $40,000 was raised in Warren and Washington counties.

Jim and Norma Galusha of Charley Olds Road spent a long weekend with Norma's sister Marilyn Becker in Chalfont, Pa. All enjoyed spending time together and catching up on family news.

Time to consider public service

Those local citizens would like to hold an elected office in the town of Thurman, you can start getting ready and look into the pros and cons of the responsibility that goes with your choice of a position. The following positions will be on Nov. 2011 election ballots: Highway Superintendent, Town clerk, two Assessor positions, Tax Collector, Two Town Board seats, and Town Supervisor. This notice gives you time to think and review the job duties and discuss the opportunities with loved ones and friends.

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