Vermont trip highlights history Joining up with the Queensbury Seniors Club, 11 members of the local Sugar Loaf Mountain Seniors Club enjoyed a delightful bus trip June 15 to Lake Champlain where they boarded the Carillon boat. This day trip took them to a history museum in Vergennes, Vt., where they viewed many artifacts from the past including a sawmill, a blacksmith shop, etc. From there, they went to the Mt. Independence Museum in Orwell, Vt., which was historical as well. A lunch at Mill Basin Harbor Club was enjoyed. For details, call 623-9425.

Personal notes

Becky and Bob Hitchcock of Drexel Rd. have returned after spending a month visiting relatives in Florida. They spent lots of time visiting their son, Jason and Tabby Sparks and four-year-old Hayden at Gainsville. They also visited other family members in Jacksonville, Palm Harbour, Daytona Beach and Zephyr Hills before returning to Thurman. They then had to take a trip to view all the road washouts, having been gone during the destructive storms of May 28.

Josh Keeler of Mountain Road, son of Myrna and Keith Keeler, graduated May 15 with high honors from SUNYAlbany. Josh received a Bachelor of Arts degree and plans on returning to pursue more studies in the near future.

Sympathy from the community goes out to the family of Rose Moyer who passed away June 18 at the Orchard Nursing Home.

Happy July 4 to everyone!

Birthdays being celebrated this week are Pat Sherman on July 3; Geri Howe and Kyle Baker on July 4; Brandi Baker, Ryan Belden and Drew Kuklinski on July 5; Jim Murphy and Kaitlyn Keller on July 6; and Dan McGovern and Julie Angel on July 7.

Anniversary wishes go out to Glenda and Kent Duell, 27 years on July 6, and to John and Nancy Kindred, 44 years on July 7.

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