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GREENWICH JOURNAL Thursday, August 26,1999 SALEM PRESS Items may be left at Salem Market for Monday pick up V e n tu r e C r e w h i k e l o n g t r a i l in N e w H a m p s h i r e m o u n t a i n s Rest break a t the top of S o u th Twin The Venture Crew of B.S.A. Troop 61 from Salem recently returned from a summer backpacking trip to the White Mountains in New Hampshire. Seven Scouts and two adult leaders completed the 50-mile trek on the Appalachian Trail in six days. Starting in Franconia Notch on Friday, June 25, the group climbed to Liberty Spring tent site for the night. The group managed to set up camp before a storm passed through the area. This was the shortest day in hiking distance, but the group gained more than 2400 feet in elevation. On the second day, the group crossed Franconia Ridge climbing Mt. Liberty, Haystack, Mt. Lincoln, Mt. Lafayette and Mt. Garfield before reaching another tent site and a much needed resupply of water. The next day of the trip was the longest in hiking time and mileage. Traveling from Garfield Ridge to Ethan Pond, the group covered 16 miles, hik­ ing from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. Ethan Pond tent site had experienced problems with bears-and there were 55 gallon drums with \covers for storage o f food and other -scented items such as fuel and camera film. Awaking early on Monday morning, the crew headed down to Route 302 to meet a resupply of food and a switch to smaller packs for the climb up W ebster Cliff, Mt. Webster and Mt. Jackson. They reached Madison Springs Hut minutes before a downpour of rain and rested before dinner. The last two nights of the trek were spent in huts provided by the Appalachian Mountain Club. The huts are the only areas hikers can camp above treeline in the White Mountains. On Tuesday, the group only had to travel six miles to Lakes of the Clouds hut crossing over several peaks approaching Mt. Washington. They again arrived a little before an­ other storm and spent the afternoon sleeping and playing cards. Overnight the temperature dropped to around 35 degrees on the summit of Washington with 40 mile an hour winds. On Wednesday morning the Scouts finally realized why they were carrying cold weather gear for a summer hike. The crew reached the summit o f Mt. Washington just as the clouds cleared and enjoyed a great view in all directions. After a couple of hours, the group headed down the mountain to Pinkham Notch for a shower and a change of clothes. The crew returned to Salem late on June 30 after a traditional stop for dinner at the Wells River Restaurant. The following troop members com­ pleted the trek and earned a 50-mile award and Venture Backpacking pin. They were scouts Bryan Rich, Nolan Cuevas, Adrian Dawson, Tristan Pat­ rick, Dennis Blockburger, Ricky Beaver, Brendan Kennelly and adults Jim Arend and Thane Rea. Boy Scout Troop 61 is chartered by the Salem First United Presbyterian Church. Any boys vvho are at least 11 years old and may be interested in joining the troop are invited to the troop meeting on Monday, August 30, at 7 p.m., at the church. Sum m it o f W a shington 4-H EFNEP Youth Attend Camp __________ __ rite Nutrition Education Program of Cornell Cooperative Extension in Washington County has announced th a t,; because o f the dedication and generosity of the following donors, twelve youth were able to attend 4-H Camp Sacandagain Speculator. Tfte -4-H Expanded Food and Nutri­ tion program (EFNEP) Camp Project helps youth who have completed the EFNEP Nutrition Education Program and ^continue in 4-H to raise money through donations and fund raisers to attend camp. The youth do various Wild things visit Retcetera's Buddy Corey will briiig furiy and feathered friends to the final summer meeting o f Children's H o u r at Bancroft Library in Salem on Tuesday, August 31. Buddy will show and talk about' various common and exotic animals. Children will be invited to pet some o f these little creatures. Children's Hour meets Tuesdays in August from 10:30 to 11:30 at the Bancroft-Salem Library. E l e m e n t a r y s c h o o l p r e p a r e s fo r n e w s c h o o l y e a r Salem Elementary School staff members are busy preparing their rooms for the start o f the new school year. Bulletin boards are being set up* rooms reorganized, and new supplies and teaching materials unpacked and prepared for student use. In further preparation for the start o f the new school year, nearly all elemen­ tary school staff members have been in­ volved over the summer attending conferences and participating in cur­ riculum days in which they worked with^their grade and team members re­ vising and updating curriculum, devel­ oping new computer skills, completing the Early Literacy Profile, and updating the Running Records Reading Assess­ ment Kits. Fifteen staff members participated in the Responsive Classroom Training Last summer trips of Rambler The Batten Kill Rambler Scenic Train will run on . . . Labor Day Week­ end, the \Last Hurrah of Summer\. . . with trains on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday - closing its' Summer Schedule for 1999. Trains will depart the Salem Depot, Main Street, and Cambridge De­ pot, Broad Street, Cambridge, traveling through fields, across bridges, and roll­ ing hills. It's a ride for the whole family. D e p a rtures Saturday, September 4 - 11:30 am . and 2:30 p.m. - Salem. 1 p.m. - Cambridge. Sunday, September 5 - I p.m. - Salem, only. Monday, September 6 - 10:30 a.m. - Salem, only. Memorial Services CARLTON J . TY L E R A memorial service for Carlton J. \Tip\ Tyler, who died August 8 , 1999, will be held at 2 p.m Saturday, August 28, at the West Hebron United Methodist Church with the Rev. Debbie Besse pastor, officiating. There will be a reception following the service at the W est Hebron Presby­ terian Church Fellowship Hall. Program and eight grade 1-4 teachers participated in the Cast-A Spell confer­ ence. All new staff members have been hired and everyone is anxiously awaiting the arrival o f the children on Tuesday, September 7. All K -6 students and parents are in­ vited to briefly meet their new teacher and visit their classroom on Thursday, September 2 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. At this time students may bring in their school supplies, see the classroom lay- t out, and meet their new teacher. Parent Information Night is sched­ uled for Thursday, September 16 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. At this time parents will have an in-depth opportunity to learn about class, the curriculum, procedures, and student expectations. Time to register new students The month of August is quickly passing and the time for registering new students is here. Families that are new to the district and wish to register students for school, should call the of­ fice to make an appointment. Parents should bring immunization records, birth certificate and the most recent re­ port card with them at the time o f regis­ tration. The guidance office will not register any new students on September 7, the first day o f school. The guidance office is open daily from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Juniors and seniors are reminded of the first SAT registration date. The first testing date is scheduled for October 9, and students must register by majl on or before September 14. Applications to register are available in the guidance office. Football practice begins Wednesday Grades 7 -8 M odified football practice for grades 7-8 at Salem Central school will begin, on September 1 at 4 p;m. All can­ didates should report dressed in athletic gear to the main gym. If there are any questions, call Coach Poplaski, South M ain Street, Salem. Students successfully complete orientation Students Nicole D u rrin, Jo r d a n H o ffm an and Aimee Rogers w o rk on a science p roject. Using a microscope, J o r d a n is assisted by her classmates. community service projects throughout the year helping them to become good community members. This year's donors are: Esq. James Tomasi, Fort Ann Rotary, Francis J. Clark C.M.H Legion Auxiliary Unit #812, Glens Falls National Bajnk and Trust Company, Granville Veterinary Services, McCauley and Tucker Oil, McClellan's Funeral Home, Monahan Metals, Norton Performance Plastics, Corporation, Salem Rotary, Salem Teachers Association, and Stewart's Shops. Senior Citizens The Salem Area Senior Citizens will meet at Proudfit Hall on Thursday, September 2, at noon for a cairy-in lunch, meeting and program. Bring a dish to pass. Time to sign up for the Hudson Valley trip with lunch arid a Hudson River cruise on W ednesday, September 15. For more information call Marilyn Hanby. Sarah Lake* Reporter Practice schedule % for modified sports The Modified Sports season begins on September 1. All students must have a current sports physical before they can participate. I f your child has-not re­ ceived a sports physical, you may schedule one at the Family Health Cen­ ter in Salem or with your own physician. The modified sports practice sched­ ule is as follows: Modified Field Hockey - September 1 , 3 - 4:30 p.m.*; September 2, 3 - 4:30 p.m. and September 7, 3 :3 0 - 5 p.m. ♦There is a parent/athlete meeting for all hockey players and their parents immediately following practice on Wednesday, September 1, at 4:30 p.m. in room 129 (Mr. Carr's room). Modified Girls Soccer - September- 1, 9 - 10:30 a.m.; September 2, 3:30 - 4:45 p.m. and September 7, 3:30 - 4:45 p.m. Modified Boys Soccer - September 1, 9 - 10:30 a.m.; September 2, 3 - 4:30 p.m. Modified Football - September 1, 2 and 3 , 4 - 6 p.m. ' The modified coaches for this fall are: Bill Becraft (Boys Soccer), Debo­ rah Wright (Girls Soccer), M ike Poplaski, (Football), and Lori Linen­ doll (Field Hockey). Well Child clinic The Well Child and Immunization clinic will be held on Wednesday, September 1, at the First United Pres- byertian Church on West Broadway, Salem. This clinic is held from 10 a.m. to noon. Physical exams, ‘ immunizations, lead screening and health counseling, and free fluoride are provided to chil­ dren and families. Joy Motsiff, RNC, PNP, examines the infants and pre­ school children. Washington County Public Health staff provide health edu­ cation, counseling, and free fluoride. Consent for immunizations can be given by parent or guardian as well as grandparent, adult sibling, adult aunt or uncle. An adult who has care of the child can present written authorization from the parent to enable the child to receive recommended vaccines. A re­ cord of the child’s previous immuniza­ tions must be available to clinic staff. Appointments for physicals and immu­ nizations can be made by contacting W ashington County Public Health, 415 Lower M ain Street, Hudson Falls 12839, There will be a charge per child for clinic attendance. Clinic services will not be denied i f families are unable to pay. NASA flight commander at fair Colonel Eileen Collins, the first woman to command a NASA flight, will be an honored guest at the New York State Fair on Women's Day, Sep­ tember I. Her visit will feature a tour o f the fair's spotlight attraction, the Space- R e a d y - S e t - G o Eighty Salem Elementary School Students in grades 4 through 6 actively participated in a week long school readiness and enrichment experience from A u g u st 16 - 20. Each o f the classes selected a theme and partici­ pated in a number o f activities which integrated reading, writing, and math­ ematics skills. In all classes students read books, wrote compositions, and performed m athem atical operations which related to the theme. Mrs. Thompson's class theme was lighthouses. After reading and w riting about lighthouses, each student de­ signed and built their own lighthouse, Mrs. Fronhofer's class learned all about characteristics and features of vegetables and fruits as they focused on the theme o f gardens. M rs. B o u r­ geois and Mrs. K ruchinksi centered their activities around a circus \theme. In Mrs, Randall's class the students developed their basic skills w h ile l e a n ­ ing about local history. Mrs. Barbolt's class focused on tall tales w h ile M rs. K e m p f s class focused on G e ttin g Ready for school. The students who participated had an enjoyable time as they expanded and refined their basic academic skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. In addition, the students further developed social skills as they worked coopera­ tively in groups and participated i n rec­ reational activities. Pictured left to right: Em ily M yers, Lissa C h a m b e rs, Bizzie K r a t e r t a n d L u c ianna O 'K eefe display th e i r lighthouses. M rs. R a n d a ll's s tudents s tudy local h istory. They a re: left to r i g h t - Tyler C h a m b e rs, C h ris H u n t, G regg C o leham m er, M rs. R a n d a ll, D avid Lewis a n d Jeremy E a s tm a n . W e s t H e b r o n VrS^AiR^IME wmnr-si -T h e Hebron Firemen's Auxiliary will sponsor a supper on Saturday, August 28, at the West Hebron fire­ house dining hall from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Takeouts are available. -T h e Ladies Guild is scheduled to meet on Thursday, August 26, at the home o f Jeanne Lyons. -T h e Ladies Literary League is scheduled to meet at the home of Jane Salisbury on Thursday, September 2, with Mrs. Margaret Matthews as assis­ tant hostess. Thompson’s Antiques Center Rte. 22, Salem, NY 854-3843 14 D e a lers Large Variety of Antiques & Collectibles Political Advertisement. V O T E R S O F H E B R O N f Thank you very much for your support at the Hebron Republican Caucus. Your vote counted and is greatly appreciated. Please come out and vote on Nov. 2, 1999 Come to town board meetings and see what is going on. Become better informed. Thank you, M artin Warner 642-2068 Political AdvcrtisemenF Expo 2000 exhibit. The exhibit will be housed in the Bell Atlantic Center o f Progress, The schedule for C o l Collins visit on September I, will be announced as soon as her activities have been finalized. S a l e m V o t e r s I would like to thank all the Republicans that came out and voted for me at the Salem Caucus for Highway Superintendent. Your support was greatly appreciated. I will be looking forward for your support again in November. > Arthur Goddard — New — Sheet Metal Shop 1 Custom made: * StoVe Parts # Plenums *D u c t W o rk * R o o f Flashing, * Roof Drip & Rake ♦ Decorative Pot H o lden # Planters, etc. ♦ We make and repair Maple Syrup and Sugaring equipment!' We will custom build anything you need at very competitive prices. ' Stock Materials: Galvanized, Copper & Alum inum Monarch Auto Both <L R i \ t r s i d c H e i g h t s ' . ♦ !\ h i rte I k s t e r D e p o t ♦ 802-362-2344 I

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