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The transfer station is open on Wednesdays from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you have garbage to be disposed of and are unable for any reason to do so, please contact Jim at 623-4254 and arrange for pickup. The cost is $5 for weekly pickup or as needed. Also, please remember to use the orange bags made available at the Town Hall for $1 a bag/$10 a roll for the smaller size or $2 a bag/$20 a roll for the larger bags.

Athol Hardware & Variety is open for the summer and fall seasons Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information please visit their Facebook page by searching ‘Athol Hardware & Variety’.

Thurman events

Join the John Thurman Historical Society at the Town Hall at 7 p.m. on September 2 to reminisce and view photos of the ‘Bygone Days of Thurman’. This event is open and of no cost to the public.

Alongside the above event, Johnsburg Historical Society, with the help of author Glenn Pearsall, will be hosting a public tribute of John Thurman’s ‘Elm Hill’ homestead at its location Sept. 13. Please note that the society would like RSVPs by Sept. 2. Take advantage of this historical moment.

Thurman Fiddler’s Jamboree will be hosted Friday and Saturday, September 6 and 7 at the Veteran’s Memorial Field. This event will be a two day festival celebrating Adirondack Mountain music with performances by local favorites, rain or shine. Of course, there will be live music and dancing along with concession offered by local vendors, music workshops, instrument repair, showcase of antique instruments, games for children of all ages, ‘Gospel Day’ on Sunday, and even a time for those who play to join in playing with other musicians. Musicians performing will include The Adirondack Fiddlers, The String Dusters, The Perkins Family Band, The Bluebillies, Jim Davis, Marty Wendell, and much more. As with the Monday night concerts, it is asked that attendees bring their own chairs as seating is limited. Admission is $10 on Saturday for anyone over the age of 11. There will be a breakfast offered by Thurman Fire Company on Saturday for a fee of $5 adults and $3 for children. Sunday admission for the Jamboree is donation based and food concession will be made available all day.

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