Woodmen sponsor flagpole
Woodmen of the World of New York State will hold their biennial convention May 3 through 5 at the Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing.
As a gift to the host town, the organization will be presenting an American flag and 30-foot flagpole to the town of Bolton to be installed at the town’s Tommy Colegrove Memorial Little League Field.
The presentation will take place Saturday May 4, at 12:30 pm. Town Supervisor Ron Conover and town Board member Susan Wilson are to be participating — and area residents are encouraged to attend.
The field is located at the town park, on Recreation Drive off Finkle Road.
Through this donation, Woodmen of the World promotes seek’s to promote patriotism and the Little League’s mission to assist children in developing citizenship, teamwork, and healthy lifestyles, according to a statement released by the Woodmen group.
Woodmen of the World officials will also be giving a new laptop computer to the Bolton Library, and the presentation is set for 9:30 a.m. Sunday May 5 at the Sagamore Resort.
This week, Conover praised the group for the donation.
“This very generous of the Woodmen, and the town appreciates the gesture,” he said.
Town water may be discolored
Town employees will be flushing hydrants from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. from Monday April 22 through Thursday April 26 and discoloration of water is expected, town officials announced this week.
Residents of the Bolton water district are advised to check water conditions before doing their laundry.
Also, heater heaters should be flushed following the four day hydrant-flushing period to minimize potential for damage.
Those with questions are advised to call the Bolton Town Hall at 644-2444.
Kindergarten & Pre-K sign-up
Bolton Central School will hold its annual Kindergarten and Pre-K student registration event from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday May 1.
All children residing in the district who will be 4 years old on or before Dec. 1, 2013, are eligible to enroll in the Sept. 2013 Pre-Kindergarten class. Children enrolling in the September 2013 Kindergarten class, who are not currently enrolled in the district’s Pre-K program, may also enroll at this time.
Bolton Central School’s Pre-K program runs Monday through Friday on all days when school is in session. Bus transportation is provided. For details on Bolton’s Pre-K program, contact Bolton’s Pre-K teacher Tamara Soper at 644-2400, ext. 443.
At the registration, parents will learn about Bolton’s Pre-K program and get answers to questions. Parents will register their children and have them evaluated in the areas of cognitive ability, speech and language skills. Evaluations will be conducted by the school’s therapists Laurie Blanchard and Yvonne Powers, and psychologist Terry Begly.
To schedule an appointment or obtain details about the screening process, call Mrs. Diane Burkhardt at 644-2400 ext. 111.
Henriette’s Attic to open
The thrift shop at the Church of St. Sacrament, named Henriette’s Attic, will be open Friday May 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and then every Thursday, Friday and Saturday after Memorial Day. Donations of new or clean, gently used spring clothing will be greatly appreciated; along with housewares, gift items, toys, games dishes, glasses and jewelry. Donations can be dropped off during the open hours.