August 7, 2013

Letters to the Editor: Aug. 7, 2013


---- — Tournament support

TO THE EDITOR: The Paul Titherington Memorial Golf Tournament to Benefit the Clinton Community College Foundation was held Friday, June 28, at Bluff Point.

Thank you to all of our generous sponsors and teams for braving the weather.

The CCC Foundation wishes to thank the family of Paul Titherington for their support and generosity as tournament underwriters, Ultrabuys for kindly sponsoring our golf shirts and all of our tournament sponsors: Abbott, Frenyea, & Russell, PC; Barton & Loguidice; C&S Engineers; Champlain National Bank; CSEA; Clinton Community College Faculty Association; Georgia-Pacific; Martindale Keysor & Co., PLLC; Pepsi; Sodexo; The Spectacle Shoppe; and West Bay Financial.

Thank you to our Tee Sponsors: Clinton Community College Alumni Association, Glens Falls National Bank, Monaghan Medical Corporation, Peru Central School and the Law Office of William Russell.

The CCC Foundation would also like to thank the many people and businesses who donated goods and services as prizes and raffle items, our wonderful volunteers and event participants. Thank you for the support.

Winners of the tournament are:

Low Gross: Bob Butler, Guest, Chris Dubay and Mike Doigo.

First-place net: Rick Riani, Dennis Gallant, Brian Roper and Travis Zedick.

Second-place net: Ross Fernald, John Dickinson, Adam Scharf and Wade Studley

Third-place net: Jason McCarty, Chris Raville, Brad Boshart and Guest.

On behalf of the entire golf committee and the CCC Foundation, thanks to everyone who played a role in making the 2013 Paul Titherington Memorial a success. Looking forward to next year’s tournament.


Vice president of institutional advancement

Clinton Community College


All-Ford Show

TO THE EDITOR: On July 28, the North Country Mustang Club Inc. presented its 13th-annual All-Ford Car Show at the Plattsburgh waterfront parking lot.

On behalf of our members, I would like to thank the following businesses for sponsoring the show: Egglefield Ford & High Peaks Ford, Riley Ford, Dannemora Ford, Bailey Motor Co., Cornerstone Drugs, Well’s Auto Repair, Hanson’s Starter Shop, Homestead Embroidery, RPM Racing Engines, Roy Waine’s Auto Repair, C&N Hobbies, M&S Autobody & Off Road Supply, Third Generation Auctions, Red’s Small Engine Repair, Marty’s Carpet, Plattsburgh Paving, Pepsi Beverages Co. and Dance Rhythms.

We would also like to thank the City of Plattsburgh for the use of the parking lot and all their generous assistance in preparing for this event.

Thank you to Alan Mitchell and the Altona Fire Department for their assistance, to the New York State Police for showing the new Ford Taurus troop car and to the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office for setting up the car-seat checkpoint.

Thank you to the following local companies that donated door prizes: Autozone, North Bowl Lanes, Northeast Photo and Laser Engraving, McCadam Distributing, Neil Hanson of C&N Hobbies and the many national companies that sent promotional materials.

And, most especially, we would like to thank the many participants who registered and displayed their fine vehicles for public enjoyment.

We know it was a little hard to find us at this new location, but we think the site proved worth the effort.



North Country Mustang Club Inc.


Rating presidents

TO THE EDITOR: Some at our White House were nifty,

While others, some might say, were shifty.

So how would I rate,

Current First Lady’s mate?

He’s in my top forty — or fifty.