Those having a difficult time getting their trash to the Thurman transfer station can call Jim Desourdy at 623-4254 and he will take them for you for $5 per week or as needed. He only charges for the week he picks up. Jim runs his route every Saturday starting at 9 a.m..

Activities and events in the hills

There is a change in the Gleaning food distribution routine this month due to the Labor Day holiday — Gleaning will be held Monday, Sept. 9 at 1 p.m. Bring your own reusable cloth bags or your old shopping bags to bring your goods home.

The Thurman Quilting Group holds their meetings every Monday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the town hall. Bring your knitting, sewing, or quilting projects and make new friends. For details, contact Myra at 623-2633.

The Thurman Fire Company holds their next monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Friday Sept. 6 month at the Thurman firehouse. Becoming a volunteer is a very rewarding way to give back to the community. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, stop in and ask how you can help.

Thurman Town Board meetings are routinely held on the second Tuesday of each month. The next meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10. Drop in and see what’s going on in your community.

The county-sponsored senior bus service to Glens Falls will run Friday, Sept. 13 and is free to seniors age 60 and older. Those who wish to go should call Laura by Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 623-9281.

There is so much planned this year for the Thurman Fall Farm Tour! Have you ever heard of geocaching? Well, on Saturday, Oct. 12 the Magpies of Thurman will be at Valley Road Maple Farm demonstrating geocaching and answering your scavenger hunt questions!

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