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December 11, 2013

Letters to the Editor: Dec. 11, 2013

Looking

good

TO THE EDITOR: On a positive note, have you seen Port Henry lately? Well, let me tell you, we are looking good.

Our Mountain Lakes Basket Store has come alive and is fantastic.

Lucy, our incredible entrepreneur, has made old Aubuchon building look amazing and thriving.

Our own Julie Garcia, attorney, has a handsome new office.

Our Chamber of Commerce is heading in the direction of being an art gallery.

Sagans windows have been dressed up and the Bell store, too.

Artists have enlivened their studio storefronts with twinkling lights.

To all of our businesses — cheers!

LINDA SMYTH

Port Henry

Voters

thanked

TO THE EDITOR: I would like to thank the voters of the Town of Black Brook for giving me the opportunity to serve you again for the next four years.

I will continue working to keep taxes down but still give you the services you deserve.

It has been both a pleasure and a learning experience these past eight years. I look forward to the next four.

I am always available to discuss town matters with you.

Again, thank you for voting.

RONALD WILKINS

Town councilman

AuSable Forks

Turkey

Trot

TO THE EDITOR: Peru Lions Club held its 36th-annual John P. Adams Memorial Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day under cold and windy conditions.

A total of 525 runners and walkers participated in the 5K, 10K and 1-mile fun run/walk.

Thanks all the runners, walkers and their families as well as the following businesses for their sponsorship: Warren Tire, Cassella Waste Management/Northern Sanitation, TD Bank Peru, Stewart Shoppes Peru, Peru Health Mart Pharmacy, Graymont Materials, J. Hogan Refrigeration and DonlanBarcomb Financial and Investment Services.

These businesses supplied prizes, services, food and drinks for the runners, for which we thank them: Freihoefer Store, Crystal Rock, McSweeney’s Red Hots, Joe’s Barbershop, Anthony’s Restaurant, Barracks Golf, Play It Again Sports, Rulfs Orchard, Hannaford Foods, Price Chopper, Sams Club, Mainely Lobster, Swain’s Liquor Store, Adirondack Hardware, Jade Hong Kong Restaurant, Northern Orchard, Hart’s Orchard, Peru Hardware, Liberty’s Garage, Gioiosa’sliquor Store, Keeseville Pharmacy, Dr. Tom LaMar, Pepsi-Cola, Green Acres Restaurant, North End Harley Davidson, Tops,, Light’s Jewelers, McDonald’s Restaurant Peru, Adirondack Golf, Bluff Point Resort, Pasquale; Restaurant, Forrence Orchard, Yarborough Square, Bill McBride Inc., Brown Funeral Home, Yando’s Big M, Fleet Foot Sports, the Dry Dock, Primelink, Idea Athletic Chiropractic, Hamilton Funeral Home and Abbott, Frenyea and Russell.

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