Have you set aside some time to visit the pre-Christmas sale at the Thurman town hall on Nov. 24 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.? There will be a wide variety of locally made gifts, from knit and crochet items to wood gifts and Christmas decorations. Mrs. Santa will stop by to visit the kids for pictures and there will be door prizes and lunch is available as well. The Mommie and Me group is holding an open door meeting at the youth building on Nov. 14 starting at 10 a.m.. They welcome any newcomers with pre-school kids and theyll be a craft for the kids. The EMS will meet at the squad building at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 6 p.m. Anyone wishing to become a volunteer can stop by or call 623-4117. The holiday memory tree will be lit up during December in remembrance of loved ones lost. You can buy a bulb for $1 which will be on the tree at the EMS building. The deadline is Nov. 30. Call 623-9810, or sign up at the Christmas Bazaar on Nov. 24. The Thurman town hall will be closed on Nov. 12. The Quilting Group will meet Friday Nov. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the town hall. The Sugar Loaf Mountain Seniors Club will enjoy a turkey dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. at the town hall. They will also elect new officers and there will be a sign up for the Christmas party at 1,000 Acres. Call 623-9425 for information. The town planning board is holding an open meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. at the town hall. The board welcomes al opinions on town functions, rules and regulations. Donations can be dropped off at the town clerks office for Billy Arnold II, who was severely injured in a chain saw accident on Oct. 7. After two surgeries, he is getting some feeling back in his fingers. Ghosts, goblins and other scary creatures gathered at the town hall on Oct. 27 for the annual Halloween Party, put on by the youth commission. Coolest costume award went to Kaytlyn Constantine, most original was Antoinette Fruda and scariest went to Nick Springs. A surprise visit by King Kong and the Cookie Monster added a special touch to the event. The Ligons took some time to realize who they were and enjoyed a take out roast beef dinner from the Presbyterian Church after the party. The tricksters were Nancy and Don Decker of Greenville. Special thanks to Ruth Keller and Maria Ligon for their help and the judges, Irene Hall and Nancy and Don Decker. Rabies clinic
Warrensburg residents can take their pets to the Warren County rabies clinic on Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 6 - 8 p.m. at the firehouse. 761-6580. The Warren County Public Health flu and pneumonia clinic will be at the Lake George town hall on Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. - noon; Stony Creek town hall 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. and at the Thurman town hall from 11 a.m. - noon. Bring Medicare cards to the clinic. Any wild animal problems, call 1-877-457-5680, and for dogs and cats, call 623-9406. The drug and alcohol anonymous tip line is 761-9800. Personals
Birthdays this week are Frances Remington on Nov. 10, Becky Keith and Carolyn Vaisey on Nov. 11, Ida Altman, Carl Duell and Shelly Cameron on Nov. 12, Dennis Dempsey, James Dimmick and Sheryl Green Holtz on Nov. 13 and Colby Clayfield and Melanie Monroe on Nov. 16. Jesse Arnold was home on leave from Hawaii and has now left for his new assignment in Iraq. He is the son of Lisa and Bill Arnold of Bowen Hill Road. Sympathy is out to the family of Art Varney who passed away on Oct. 18 at Glens Falls Hospital. Get well wishes from the community are out to Tom Bolton, Tom Needham, Billy Arnold, Herma Baker, Floyd Planty, Bruce Sherman and Mary Leigh. Over the fence
Watch for the historic 2008 calendars put together by the John Thurman Historical Society. They make great gifts. Call 623-2007.