Over the fence
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone. Our first snow was on Nov. 5, and it left a few patches of dirt covered with the white fluff. Lawns still have green grass showing and a few trees have not shed all their yellow leaves.
Here's a reminder to put garbage out beside the road a day early next week. All Wednesday pick-ups will be on Tuesday Nov. 24 and Thursday pick-ups will be on Wednesday Nov. 25. The recyclables truck will be around Friday Nov. 27.
Quilting time: now that the weather has gotten colder, it's time to think of creating a family quilt. Stop by the quilters' meeting at the Thurman Town Hall Monday Nov. 23 at 6:30 p.m. For details on what to bring, call Myra at 623-2633.
The free bus service to Glens Falls for a day of shopping or appointments will pick registered riders up at their homes Friday Nov. 27. Riders must call Laura to reserve a bus seat at 623-9281 by Wednesday evening.
Those who have forgotten to send in their $2 unused cemetery lot dues can still get them in by sending a check to the town Cemetery Committee at P.O. Box 47, Athol, 12810.
There is a leash law in Thurman. All dogs must be kept at home or on leashes. Now that hunting season is open it's especially important to keep pets tied up. The dog warden can be reached at 623-9800.
Hometown Christmas Bazaar
We hope everyone will stop to shop and browse at the old fashioned Christmas Bazaar set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday Nov. 28 at the Thurman Town Hall. Snacks and beverages will be available and prizes will be drawn for lucky shoppers. For details, call 623-2909. There will be many tables of unique items, including homemade soaps, a variety of baked goods, Thurman Historical calendars and so much more.
McNultys, military couple,
Army Specialist Brianne Templeton McNulty of Dippikill Rd., serving in Germany in the U.S. Army, and Matt McNulty of Northport Long Island - now serving in Afghanistan - were united in marriage in September 2008 and have called home to proudly announce that they are expecting their first baby in April.
Brianne is the daughter of Andy Templeton of Dippikill Rd. and Missy Templeton of Mud St.
Browns welcome baby
Jason and Christie Brown of Queensbury are proud to announce the birth of a baby girl born on Sunday Oct. 25 at Glens Falls Hospital. The little miss was named Cailynn Grace and she weighed 8 pounds and 8 ounces and was 21 & 1/2" long. She joins 18-month-old big sister Julia Evelyn, at home.
Proud grandparents are April and Dave Cosey of Granville, Mike Russell of Thurman, and Michael and Dorothy Brown of Moreau. Great Grandparents are Merlin and Joanne Russell of Horseheads, NY.
Special days in Thurman
Anniversaries celebrated this week are Carol and Bill Rounds, 47 happy years on Nov. 21, Holly and Eric Lohrey 8 years on Nov. 24, Howard and Evie Tucker on Nov. 25, and Wendy and Eugene Baird 21 years on Nov. 26.
Wludyga and Sutphin
Angela Wludyga and Joe Sutphin of Warrensburg are proud to announce the birth of a baby boy, born at Glens Falls Hospital on Sunday Oct. 25, weighing 5 pounds and 6 ounces and measuring 17 inches long. He has been named John Robert and he joins 8-year-old brother Evan at home.
Proud grandparents are Cindy and Bill Altman of Cameron Rd. and Henry Wludyga of Maryland, and Bob and Sharon Sutphin of Warrensburg.
A birdie told us that Beth Galusha went deer hunting in Vermont and just missed bringing home a trophy. Beth is 11 years old and lives in Thurman.
Get Well wishes go out to Boyd Guynes, Pearl Cameron, Jackie Dingman, Joe Mosher, Iva Hall, and John Cooper. To all who have the flu or colds, we hope you are much better.
Christmas basket effort needs help
Have you volunteered to assist with packing, delivering or baking for the annual Christmas baskets campaign? A tentative date has been set for Friday Dec. 11 with a rain date on Saturday Dec. 12 at the town hall. Beginning at 9 a.m., folks will be packing about 50 baskets and will need lots of helping hands. Baked goods such as breads, muffins, cookies, and brownies, will be needed as well as diabetic items and small gifts. Those who can help are urged to call Helen at 623-2909 after 6 p.m.
The Christmas basket project organizers would also appreciate help in letting them know of anyone who is likely to be alone for Christmas or any handicapped person who doesn't get out - they do not want to forget anyone who should be getting a basket. Call Helen 623-2909 or Evie 623-2580 with the information as soon as possible.
Help offered with heating costs
H.E.A.P. fuel assistance through the County Office for the Aging will be conducting an outreach event at the Thurman Town Hall Tuesday Nov. 24 from 10 to 11 a.m. Bring copy of social security numbers for all household members, proof of income, and heating bills, etc. For details, call 761-6347.
The outreach will also be at the Stony Creek Town Hall on Nov. 24 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.