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Talk set on history of trout fishing

On Saturday May 18, noted wildlife expert Mark Brown and others will give a presentation entitled “Adirondack Brook Trout Fishing, Past and Present” at the Warrensburgh Museum of Local History on Main St. The event, free of charge, begins at 2 p.m.

Trout fishing has a long history in the Adirondacks. Brown, a retired state Environmental Conservation wildlife biologist and avid fisherman, has traveled around North America in pursuit of trout, especially Brook Trout.

Brown will likely be explaining trout fishing equipment and tackle used in the early 1900s Brown will surely give valuable insights into trout fishing in the Adirondacks whether it’s spin or fly fishing.

Meals on Wheels drivers sought

Volunteer drivers are needed to deliver Meals on Wheels on weekdays in Warrensburg and surrounding areas.

Those seeking to volunteer or who would like to obtain more information, contact Roberta Dalaba at Countryside Adult Home. Her phone number is 623-2653.

Rhubarb Festival coming up

Warrensburgh Beautification is holding its third annual Rhubarb Festival from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. June 7 in conjunction with its weekly Farmers’ Market session at the Riverfront Park on River St.

Rhubarb plants or fruit are featured at the festival, and people who would like to sell or donate their plants or stalks to Warrensburgh Beautification should call Ruth Fruda at 623-9489.

‘Thank you,’ town workers

Warrensburgh Beautification members express their appreciation to Warrensburg Parks & Recreation workers who found the Riverfront Market sign so it could be returned to its position on River St.

Personal news

Belated Birthday wishes go out to Cheryl Burdet, and Patty Corlew who celebrated their April birthdays. Greetings also to Debbie Toulan, Elsie Spatz and Thom Randall who share May as their birth month.

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