Gail Needham wishes to remind folks that the deadline to have those shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child filled and dropped off is Nov. 8. Hats off to her for all the hard work she does, and a tribute to all who help out to make this program such a success.

Meals on Wheels delivers nutritious hot meals to seniors age 60 and over, Monday through Friday. A voluntary contribution of $3 is suggested. To reach your local Meals on Wheels site to schedule delivery, call Warrensburg at 623-2653, Chestertown at 494-3119 or Johnsburg at 251-2711.

Voting by absentee ballot

We do not cover politics in this column; however as a public service we are including information on voting by absentee ballot. If you cannot make it to the polls on Election Day, you have the right to vote by absentee ballot.

An application for an absentee ballot submitted by mail must be postmarked by the post office no later than Oct. 29. Nov. 4 is the last day to apply in person at the Board of Elections. Warren County Residents may apply in person for an absentee ballot at the Warren County Board of Elections, 1340 State Rte. 9, Human Service Bldg., 3rd Floor, Lake George, NY 12845. The last day a valid ballot can be submitted and postmarked is Nov. 4.

For details or assistance call 761-6456 or 761-6457.

Locals to determine Post Office’s hours

There will be a meeting at the Athol Post Office to discuss the issue of reducing hours and days they are open. This meeting, to be held at noon Wednesday, Oct. 30 at the Athol Post Office, will include a statewide post office official. Local residents who haven’t already returned your questionnaire about preferred post office hours, may submit them at this time.

Rabies clinic to be held in Warrensburg

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