Special days for Thurmanites
Celebrating anniversaries this week are Becky and Bob Hitchcock and Gary and Chrystal Murray on May 22; then on May 26, Joe and Irene Sayer, and Rose and Joe Ehle.
Birthday wishes go out to Becky Hitchcock on May 22, to Markus Moyer and Matt Pollic on May 24, Thom Randall celebrates on May 25, Sue Rogers, Bill Gilbert, Tom Degelomoro and Sue Duell on May 27, and Bob Hitchcock on May 28.
A happy belated birthday wish is out to Layna Ward who celebrated on May 21.
Wood/Hall baby welcomed to family
Andrew Hall and Evie Wood of Elmer Wood Rd. proudly announce the birth of a baby girl born at the Glens Falls Hospital on Saturday May 9 at 9:45 a.m. weighing 7 pounds and 12.5 ounces and measuring 21 inches long. Named Mabel Elizabeth, she will join big sister Catherine, 4, at home. Proud grandparents are Steve and Diane Wood and Hial and Carol Hall, all of Thurman. Great grandparents are Evelyn and Henry Echeverio of Texas and Wilema Bartlett of Warrensburg.
The family of Elsie M. (Putnam) Allen expresses their thanks to everyone who in any way helped out during the recent loss of their beloved mother and sister. Thanks to those who attended and shared memories, for the prayers, and fellowships and for the donations and cards. Elsie was born July 27, 1922 and lived until May 1, 2009.
Valerie Smarro of Williamsport, Indiana has been in the area spending time with her mom, Bert Wilde on River Rd. and also visiting other relations and friends in her old hometown.
Jackie Holbert of Pearl River,LA visited her mom over a long Mother's Day week; Laura Cameron on Garnet Lake Rd. They attended the wedding of Autumn Harrison; spent time with both of Jackie's brothers and she helped decorate "Laura's" Corner before her vacation ended.
Get well wishes go out to Lila Harrington, Richard Wormwood, Jackie Dingman, Doris Baker, Ronald Dingman, Irene Lamphier and Doreen Cooper.
Over the fence
One would have to take off their shoes to count the number of mailboxes that are either down or damaged beside our roadways. It certainly was a long hard winter.
A few Good Samaritans have been trying to clean up the cans, wrappers, cups, and, papers that were thrown out of car windows beside our roadways over the winter months. Thanks to their quiet efforts-It's beginning to look much neater since they conducted their cleanup.
Now that residents are placing trash beside Thurman roadways by 7 a.m. for the Wednesday garbage run, we have noted that the unwelcome ravens have been looking into the matter.
Those who posted pink signs and arrows for the Thurman Townwide Sale, don't forget to take them down to keep Thurman clean and green. The signs that can be reused May be dropped off at the town hall in the appropriate box.
Property tax Grievance Day is set for Tuesday May 26 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Thurman Town Hall. Anyone with a question on their tax assessments can stop by for some answers. Forms are available to be filled out and it always helps if you have a similar comparison. Books can be checked out at the assessors office during regular hours or call 623-4593 with questions.
The Town of Thurman is seeking a cemetery committee administrator to fill a vacancy. Anyone interested should send a letter of interest to Town Supervisor Red Pitkin, P.O. Box 29, Athol, NY 12810.
The mealsite at the Warrensburg Methodist Church on Main St is open to all local senior residents from any surrounding towns who would like to stop by for a noontime meal. Meals on wheels are also available for the home bound. For details on these programs call 761-6347.
The Warrensburg Meals on Wheels program is in desperate need of some volunteer drivers to deliver lunch time meals to the homebound elderly. Can you help? Those who seek to help out are asked to call 761-6347 for details.
The country side home of Schroon River Road has many residents who like to keep busy and you will note that April was an active month for them. However, if for some reason you do not get to stop by; they have said that they miss your visits. On April Fool's Day the seniors took a trip to watch a play at Warrensburg High School. Other trips taken were to the Glens Falls Civic Center for the River Rats hockey game, a karaoke night at Westmount Health Center, and a trip to Westmount to see "100 years of Broadway" and two shopping sprees to Glens Falls. The Countryside Home residents thank the entertainers and groups that performed this month, including, Time with Brooke, The Helping Hands Group, Terry Palermo and her school class, Frank and Friends, Cliff and the Kitchen Pickers, Joan and Friends, and staff members who helped with coloring Easter eggs.
Church services and bible study are being held weekly at Countryside. Call 623-3451 for details.