Local moms remembered of Mother's Day
Many moms at the Countryside Adult Home not only received cards for Mother's Day, but had visitors and some even went on an outing for the day. Visitors are welcome anytime, so stop by and say "Hello."
Snow flurries fell on Mother's Day in our area. May 9 was a very cold windy day.
Lila Wood of Mud St. was remembered by all of her daughters with flowers, cards and an outing on Saturday and by many of her grandchildren. She expresses thanks to them all for being so thoughtful.
Jackie Holbert of Louisiana took her mom, Laura Cameron of Garnet lake Rd. out for a delicious dinner at Sutton's Restaurant in Queensbury. Jackie is spending a short vacation with her mom and visiting friends and relatives while in the area.
Geri Howe was taken to dinner at the Montcalm Restaurant in Lake George by her friend Cliff Dureau. Cliff is now back to volunteering in many programs in Thurman after his recuperation and Geri has been a volunteer with him at all times.
Charlotte Wood of Rte. 28 joined in a family outing with her grandson and family, Don and Sue Ann Stone, daughter Cindy Rumble Lamb, Sue Ann's mom and sister and family of the Ticonderoga area. They all ended up having dinner at a popular Glens Falls restaurant for Mother's day, honoring the five mothers that were with them.
Barb Metzger of Sky Hi Road enjoyed a gathering with friends and family at the Mother & Daughter Banquet at the Thurman Baptist Church Hall.
Perky Granger of Clarence Russell Rd. was honored at a breakfast outing in Glenmont with her husband Dick, daughters Laurie (and John) Nittinger, and Robin Granger and their families.
Lila Walter of Thurman Station enjoyed many phone calls and cards from friends and family.
Barb Keene of South Johnsburg Rd. also received many phone calls, flowers and gifts from her children and grandchildren and wishes to thank them all for being so thoughtful.
Over the fence
Garden time is here! Those who would like their soil checked to find their best growing area in their yard, or to see if the soil is lacking nutrients, Cornell Co-operative Extension on Schroon River Rd. is available for soil testing. They will conduct the first test free and any thereafter is $1 each. Dig down about six inches and scoop out a cupful of soil and take it to be tested. Cornell Co-op is located on Schroon River Rd. beside the Countryside Adult Home. For details, call 623-3291.
The annual Russell reunion is to be held Aug. 14 at Echo Lake pavilion starting at noon. All attending should bring a food dish to pass. For information, call 623-3843.
A reminder to all to take down the pink arrows and signs from the recent Town Wide Sale. If they are not torn or ripped after all our high winds - save them and drop them off at a designated box at the Thurman Town Hall.
Anyone who has ideas for a family-oriented movie to show to the public during the "Movies on the Hill" series this summer, call Irv at 623-3987.
The local gift shop and gallery Adirondack Ambiance has new paintings and handcrafted rustic furniture at their store at 792 state Rte. 418 in Thurman Station, just across the railroad tracks. The store is opening June 1 with the hours of 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and Saturday, closed on Sunday.
in God's country
Anniversary wishes go out May 22 to Becky and Bob Hitchcock, married 17 years; and to Gary and Crystal Murray, 29 years; and on My 26 to rose and Joe Ehle, 48 years; and to Irene and Joe Sayer, 37 years.
Celebrating birthdays this week are: Becky Hitchcock on May 22; Markus Moyer and Matthew Pollic on May 24; Thom Randall on May 25; Sue Rogers, Bill Gilbert, Tom DeGelermo and Sue Duell on May 27; and Bob Hitchcock on May 28. A happy belated birthday wish goes out to Dante Siletti who celebrated May 7.
Dates to remember
Mark on calendars: To pre-register your children for the town Summer Recreation program, there will be a volunteer to take the needed information on duty June 28 at the Youth building at 10 a.m. The program is scheduled to begin on July 6.
On Wednesday June 9 from 6-8 p.m. the Warren Co. Public Health Rabies Clinic will be conducting a session at the Warrensburg Firehouse. For details, call 761-6580.
Meetings, activities set in Thurman
Assessors will be in the Harris Assessment office from 4 to 8 p.m. on Grievance Day, Tuesday May 25, hosting visits from each property owner with the Board of Assessment Review. The annual event is held so authorities can listen and answer some of your property tax questions.
The Quilting Group meets Monday May 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Town Hall. All those who wish to stop by and learn about quilting are welcome. For details, call Myra at 623-2633.
A cemetery committee meeting is to be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday May 26 at the home of Evie Russell, Garnet Lake Rd. For details, call 623-2505.
The Senior bus service that takes all over age 60 to shop in Glens Falls is scheduled to run on Friday May 28. Those who wish to participate, call Laura at 623-9281 reserve a seat.