fjrqrrt Greeiwleh Central School The following items are garnered from the Optober newsletter published by Greenwich Central School; \ • • Fire Prevention Week Again this year members o f the Greenwich Volunteer Fire Department will provide grade-specific lessons to students o f the Greenwich elementary school during Fire Prevention Week, which this year is October 4 to 10. The theme this year is “Fire Drills, the Great Escape.\ Art Club Mr. McHenry will be working with students in grades 5 and 6 who are interested in participating in an Art Club; The club, which organized Septem ber 29, will meet each Tuesday at 2:35 p.m. Student Teachers Three student teachers are working with G.C.S. teachers at present, The three, all from SUNY Plattsburgh, are Kristin Kuhn (with Mrs. Roberts), Col leen Thomson (with Mrs. O'Brien), and ludy Viera (with Mrs. Aidala). Angela Mautone-Mayhew, from SUNY Oneonta, is working on research with Mrs. Amico’s class. A Note about Notes The school is asking parents to use extra care when sending notes to school which regard a change in plans for a child's dismissal. All details should be spelled out clearly in order to insure that the change is effected and the safety ofthe children is preserved. Tim o thy M . Booth Scholarship Presented The Timothy M. Booth Memorial Scholarship for 1998 has been presented ■to Bridget Madison, daughter of Mary Madison of Greenwich and Webster Madison of Cambridge. The award, which is usually presented at the June graduation exercises, was presented this year by Pamela Booth at her home with Susanne Booth, Past Beloved Queen of Fides Triangle, on hand for the presentation. Bridget is also a Past Beloved Queen of Fides Triangle and is presently serving as Junior Advisor o f the Capital District. Transportation Reminder School Transportation Supervisor Whitney B. Colvin reminds parents of children who take the bus to have their children at their stops five minutes before the bus arrives so that the bus drivers will know that the children are taking the bus. The 3:30 run consists o f only two buses, one going north, the other south. The times that children will a n i ve home is dependent upon the number o f chil dren using those buses. The routes alternate within their zones each day so that no child arrives home late every evening. Lunches Next W eek Monday — hot dog and roll or tuna salad, vegetarian beans Tuesday — rotini w/meat sauce, I talian bread or bologna & cheese, green beans Wednesday — hot turkey sandwich or ham & cheese, mashed potato, cranberry sauce Thursday — baked ham, au gratin potato, sweet potato, broccoli/roll or turkey sandwich Friday — pepperoni pizza, tossed salad Fruit and milk are served i t all meals. Peanut butter & jelly are offered every day. A salad plate, soup, and sandwich are served at the high school. Guidance Notes The guidance department has announced that tonight, Thursday, October 1, is Parents' Night. The next SAT I & II test date is November 7, with a deadline for registering of October 2, Friday. Seventh grade parent confer ences began this week. Colleges with representatives visiting school next week are as follows: Sage junior College at 8.30 a.m. on Monday; Utica College of Syracuse at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday; Providence College at 11 .am. on Wednes day; Russell Sage at 9:30 a.m. and Schenectady County Community College at 11 a.m. on Friday. A June wedding McClay-Niles Julie McClay and Peter Niles were united in marriage on June 27, at the Bottskill Baptist Church in Greenwich. The Rev. David Crosby officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Janies McClay o f Greenwich. Sarah McClay, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Michelle Rodriguez o f Plattsburgh, cousin of the bride, Kerry \Niles of Bay Shore, sister of the bridegroom, Rachel Smith of Rochester, Rebecca Peabody of Warwick, and Amy Kline o f Phila delphia, Pa. The bridegroom is the son o f Mr. and Mrs. Peter Niles of Bay Shore. Jeremy Marks was best man. Groomsmen were Kevin, Robert, and Timothy Niles, all o f Bay Shore, brothers o f the bride groom. Michael McClay, brother of the Knights Tem plar meets tonight Calvary Commandery, Knights Templar will meet at the Greenwich Masonic Temple on Thursday, October 1, at 8 p.m. Installation o f officers and the first regular meeting of the fall will take place. A pot luck dinner will pre cede the meeting, All Sir Knights are asked to attend so plans can be made for the upcoming new year. Senior Citizens Greenwich Senior Citizens will meet for a covered dish luncheon at noon, Wednesday, October 7, at the Veterans o f Foreign Wars building, Hosts are the executive committee. E a s t o & GREENWICH JOURNAL ‘ Thursday, October 1,1098 ’SALEM PRESS Pag&3 bride, and Ralph Allegretta of Man chester, Vt. A reception was held at the American Legion in Schuylcrville. Following a wedding trip to Anchoragc and Fair banks, Alaska, the couplc is residing in East Dorset, Vermont. The bride is a 1990 graduate of Greenwich Central School and a 1994 graduate of Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vt., with a degree in Fine Arts. She is employed in the marketing department o f Bromley Mountain Ski Resort. Her husband is a 1990 graduate of St. John's High School in West Islip, L.I., and a 1995 graduate o f Green Mountain College with a degree in Elementary Education. He is employed as an elec trician with Hectric Electric in Rupert, Vt. Knights of Columbus The Knights of Columbus, Council 1239 Will meet on Monday, October S at 8 p.m. All members are urged to attend. AN OCCASIONAL C0LUMM Friday evening, driving to Cam bridge via Route 372, on our way to the Washington County Republican steak roast, we hit a section of the road where the car reacted1 with a strange vibration. The same vibration was felt in the shoulder part o f the seat belt. Thoughts of needing a check up on the car, but forgot about it thereafter. Then, listening to the news at 10 p.m., learned that an earthquake had oc curred somewhere west o f this area, but was felt in the area, though ever so slightly! Bingo. Baker’s photo in juried exhibit Justin T. Baker, photographer and resident of Greenwich, was recently accepted into a juried exhibit at Lake Placid Center for the Arts.- The exhibit, sponsored by Adirondack Life Maga zine , opened with a reception on September 18. The show is open to the public until October 20. The entry accepted was a black and white photograph titled \You Woke Me Up.\ Justin is presently attending college at SUNY Purcnase. He is majoring in photography and is a transfer student from Sage Junior College o f Albany, from which he graduated in 1997. Lake Placid Center for the Arts is located on Saranac Avenue in Lake Placid. Gallery hours: Tuesday through Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. Bottskill Grange The Bottskill Grange met September 27, at the home of E dwin and Catherine Fruhauf in Clifton Park. Following the business meeting, the lecturer's program included articles on cheese and milk production in New York State and bald eagles were fea tured. During the year 125 bald eagles were sighted in the Hudson Valley area, the highest number recorded in the last twenty years. The Department o f Interior has recommended that the bald eagle no longer be considered a threatened species. Milford Spence entertained the group with spirited guitar selections. Luncheon was enjoyed at the Half ..M o o n D iner. / Bottskill hostqfi Pomona Grange September 26 at St!’Paul's Hall. The next regular meeting will be held October 15. Birth Godfrey A son, Matthew William Godfrev, was bom September 21, 1998, at Mary McClellan Hospital to Sherry Doyle o f Greenwich. He joins a sister, Sandra Doyle. William and Linda Godfrey are maternal grandparents. Obituary EARL A. SCHERMERHORN Earl A. Schermerhom, 61, of Hudson Fall?, died Friday, September 25, 1998, at Albany Medical Center. A funeral mass was held on Tuesday at St. Mary's/St. Paul's Catholic Church in Hudson Falls. Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery in Fort Edward. He was born December 25, 1936 in Greenwich, the son of Marion (Henna- han) Schermerhom and the late Asa Charles Schermerhom. He graduated from Greenwich High school in 1955 and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was employed by Sandy Hill Corp. in Hudson Falls for 25 years and had worked at Solar Additions in Greenwich. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 39 years, Jillian (Langan) Schermerhom o f Hudson Falls; six children, Tammy Steininger, Sherry Ostrander, both o f Hudson Falls, Scott F. Schermerhom of Peckville, Pa., Julie Albrecht and Cindy Schermerhom both o f Hudson Falls and Jeffrey Schermerhom o f South Glens Falls; a brother, Richard Scher merhom, Sr. of Queensbury; and seven grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary's/St. Paul's Renovation Fund in Hudson Falls. Native Americans topic a t library Bring your children to the Easton Library to hear about the traditions and culture of the Indians who lived in our area, ' The program called Native Americans-Where We Live will take place, on 1 W ednesday, October 14 at 1:30, p.m. It will be led by Eileen Hanriay 6f the Fort Edward Historical Association. Children will be able to touch some o f th’e very early stone tools that the Indians used in their daily lives. They will have the opportunity to do a craft project. This program is funded, in part, by a grant from the Warren and Washington County Youth Bureaus, to the Southern Adirondack Library System. Fall meeting of library friends The Friends o f the Easton Library will be holding a fall business meeting on Tuesday, October 6, at 7:30 p.m. It will be held in the meeting room of the Easton Library The group will be discussing the November Bake Sale and fundraisers. New ideas are welcome for fund raising and programs. All Friends of the Library are encouraged to attend and anyone interested in supporting the library is welcome. Town board meeting The regular meeting of the Easton Town Board will be held Tuesday, October 6, at Burton hall at 8 p.m. Couple engaged Call: 692-J266 A f g y l C FAX; 692-2589 Mail To: The Journal-Press, P.O. Box 185, Greenwich, N.Y. 12834 Fire Auxiliary College plans two events workshop The J.A. Barkley Hose Company Auxiliary recently m et to. finalize plans for the fall chicken barbecue on Saturday, October 3, to benefit the 1999 parade fund. Karen Lohret and Tonya Schneible are co-chairs o f the event. Amy Lufkin and Linda Wright- Phelps were welcomed as new members. Plans were made for the \After the Fair Affair\ on Friday, October 16. People who worked at the Firemen's booth at the W ashington County Fair are invited to a pot-luck dinner at the Firehouse at 6:30 p.m. Rolls, dessert and beverage will be provided by the committee. The last meeting o f the season will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Moflday, October 12, at the firehouse. A National Merit semi-finalist C o s s a y u n a . Friend Night First year student Ashlar Lodge No. 584, F. & A.M. will hold a public informational and Bring a Friend night on October 5, at the Greenwich Masonic Temple on Route 40 North at 7:30 p.m. All who are interested in learning about the Fra ternal Order of Masons are invited to attend. A Chicken and Biscuit Dinner will precede the meeting at 6:30 p.m. All Brothers and friends and ladies are invited to attend. Any questions y ou ttiay have, contact the Lodge Secretary, John J. F alkenberg in Greenwich. C a m b r i d g e Carrie McNeil, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. McNeil of Cossayuna, recently began studies as a first-year student at Hamilton College. She graduated with High Honors from Greenwich Central High School in June. McNeil was selected from 3,882 applicants to the college, and joins a class of 467. *#* T h e m o m e n t m y eyes fell o n him , I w a s c o n tent. —E d ith W h a rton Brownell - Foley Mr. and Mrs. Richard G. Brownell Sr. of Easton announce the engage ment o f their daughter, Deborah Susan, : to Michael Robert Foley. Michael is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Foley of Colonie. Deborah is a 1991 graduate o f Greenwich Central. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from Russell Sage in 1995 and a Master o f Science degree in Sport Psychology from Ithaca College in 1998. She is presently employed as Head Athletic Trainer at SUNY Coble skill. Michael is a 1989 graduate of South Colonie High School and received a Bachelor o f Science degree in Environ mental Engineering from Rensselaer, Polytechnic Institute in 1993. He is em ployed at General Electric Silicone in Waterford as a Quality Engineer. A June 12, 1999 wedding is planned. Pratt’s fleece win at Eastern State Expo l^ary Pratt, o f Easton, won the Champion and Reserve Champion hon ors in the fleece show during the first week o f the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Mass. The winning fleece first won the Black Hand-Spin class, and was pro duced by a Rembouillet-cross sheep. The White Hand-Spin class produced the Reserve Champion fleece from a Romney sheep. Mary's first place in the Hand-Spin White Fleece weighed in at 6.25 pounds and her second place was for an eight pound fleece. Again, winning first and second in the Hand-Spin Black Fleece, her first place fleece was 6.25 pounds and the second place was 7.5 pounds. Rebecca E. McLean, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen McLean o f Argyle, has been notified of her semi- finalist standing in this year's National Merit Scholarship Competition. Becky placed in the top 999 students across the state. Becky is active in community and school affairs and has selected Grove City College in Pennsylvania as her first choice college. She will now compete for one o f the 7,600 M erit Scholarships worth over 28 million dollars in the spring. Last year, nearly 1.2 million high school juniors participated in this program by taking the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude T e st and National Merit ScHOlarship Qualification Test (PSAT/NMSQT). Three types o f awards will be offered in 1999. Every finalist will be considered for one o f the 2,400, National Merit $2,000 Scholarships that will be awarded on a state representational level. Some 400 cor porations and business organizations will provide about 1,200 corporate- sponsored Merit Scholarship awards for finalists who meet the sponsor's criteria. In addition, about 200 colleges and universities are expected to under write more than 4,000 college- sponsored Merit Scholarship awards for finalists. C h u rch News The Sacrament o f the Lord's Supper will be held during the worship service at the Argyle United Presbyterian Church on Sunday, October 4, 10 a.m. At 7 p.m., Hangin’ Holies and Jr. High Youth groups will meet at the church. The Young Life Club will meet at Melissa Stark's ai 7:30 p.m. Adult gym night will be on October 3 at 7 p.m. at the school. FULL SERVICE DEALER John Deere John Deere Brillion, Sunflower, Knight, Killbros, UFT, Miller, Echo Alien Farm Equipment Co., Inc. 11853 St. Rte. 40, Schaghticoke (518) 692-2676 1-800-692-2725 A two-hour college workshop for parents and students will be presented in the Argyle Central School Cafetorium October 21 from 7-9 p.m. The program which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Argyle Central School guidance d e partment. The presenter, Don McCormick, president, p f Directions Unlimited in Loudonville, has developed the work shop on selecting a college in a business-like manner from his experi ence as a businessman and a father o f three children in college. The workshop has been presented over 200 times to over 32,000 students and parents in high schools throughout New York, Massachusetts. Connecticut, Rhode island, and Vermont. The College Selection Workshop is designed to help its participants iden tify those colleges and uitivers'ities that most clearly meet their educational and personal needs It enables stu dents to evaluate the information they receive from the high school guidance center, college guides, and other re sources. It is also intended to reduce stress for both students and parents Among the topics to be discussed will be a family budget chart, deadlines for each step in the process, how to compare factual information in an u ne motional way, and a parent-student communication. Mr. McCormick will also review college tours, financial aid. the impor tance o f reducing external pressures, and how to maximize the use of guidance center expertise Townwide event set for Colum b u s Day Argyle will hold its 13th annual Columbus Das Community Garage Sale weekend October IO and 11 Over 150 locations for sales will be depicted on a tour map ofthe township. Events on Saturday and Sunday in clude refreshments, open house and equipment on display at the J.A. Bar kley Hose Company firehouse and at the Emergency Squad building Both the Emergency Squad and the P 1 S A. will hold flea markets, the former at the Hoffis Farm and the latter at the .school The Highland Quilters Guild wii! hold a quilt raffle Saturday oniv events indude the Senior Citizens bake and erafi .viJe at the Presbyterian Church and a bake sale at the Methodist Church The Cossa yuna Volunteer Fire Department will hold a tag sale and refreshments will be available at Fire Station 2 in Cossa yuna. There will be a tag and plant sale at the Argyle Free Library A highlight o f Saturday will be a free demonstration of an operating model train lav out, sponsored b> the Washington Counts Model R jilriuJe; • at the American Legion Hall The annual Silver Fj.^ Ire.is-.ae Hunt will be held Participants can uin any of the prizes on disp!a> .it the Emergency Squad building 1 our maps will be available at Argyle Variety. Ar gyle IGA, The Stosery iti 'south Ar gyle, Stonebridge Antiques m N'orth Argyle and the flea markets * * * An e x p e r t is o n e \slio Lnow s m o r e am i m o r o a b o u t lp«w jui «1 less. — N iohola* M u r ray Bull»*r r - Coupon — “ * “ * *5 I . . I I I I I 1 I I J Z / 20% OFF All H A L L O W E E N SESCBATICNS with this coupon Greenwich Florist, Inc. Greenwich Plaza Tclcnoro ...... 692-7133 C o u p o n Learn about Reiki as a healing a rt Reiki masters Mary Kochenour and Lynda Prudent will offer a demonstra tion and explanation o f Reiki as a heal ing art on October 7 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Women's Health Services waiting room at the Mary McClellan Hospital. The session is free and open to the public. Burdge, staff development coordi nator, states that Reiki is a safe, gentle and non-manipulative form of healing that reduces stress, promotes relaxation and boosts the immune system, helping people achieve physical, emotional, mental and spiritual balance. For further information, or to indi cate participation on October 7, contact Sonya Burdge at the hospital. C R IS T A L D I M U S K Berklee College of Music Graduate •Expert Guitar *Bass Lessons Offering song writing classes \ N a s h v i l l e S p e c i a l \ BUY 1 LESSON GET 1 LESSON FREE (to all first time students) 28 Main St.. 2nd Floor, Greenwich, NY • 692-8331 Lacking Energy? Feeling Down? HELP IS AVAILABLE. Thursday, October 8th is National Depression Screening Day Free information, video, screenings at A d iro n d a c k C o u n seling A s s o c ia te s 138 Main St., Greenwich October 8th at 12 Noon, 5 P.M. and 7 P.M. Call 692-2272 for more info.