Press-Republican

June 28, 2013

Letters to the Editor: June 28, 2013

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TO THE EDITOR: A big “Thank You” to the person who found my credit card in Aldie’s and turned it in to customer service.

It was very much appreciated. Thank you for your honesty.

B. DUQUETTE

Plattsburgh

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St. Regis celebration

TO THE EDITOR: The Fourth of July will be here quite soon.

The St. Regis Falls Volunteer Fire Department once again is beginning preparations for our annual Field Day.

This year’s fireworks will cost $5,500. We try our best to provide a quality display. Donations are slowly coming in to help cover their cost. We rely greatly on area businesses and town residents. We mail raffle tickets to many households in our community and solicit many businesses.

Area field days are slowly fading as the cost for everything increases. Thanks to everyone’s generosity, St. Regis Falls continues this tradition.

It is truly a family event. We will have Belly Buttons the Clown, pony rides and a double slide from B and D Entertainment. This year, we will also be having Food Bingo. The day would not be complete without barbecued chicken and hot sausages. We will also have great music and clogging. There will be many vendors, cotton candy and much more.

Please join us on Thursday, July 4, for a day of music, games, great food and beautiful fireworks. The parade begins at 11 a.m. We are honored to have Assemblywoman Janet Duprey as this year’s grand marshal.

Donations can be sent to Mark Sears, St. Regis Falls Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 177, St. Regis Falls, NY 12980.

As always, thank you for your continued support.

RALPH COX

President

St. Regis Falls Volunteer Fire Department

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Benefit support

TO THE EDITOR: We, the family and friends of Ashley Reynolds-Poissant would like to thank the entire community for their extended love and gratitude to all that supported the successful benefit for Matthew Poissant and their three boys.

We could not have done it without your dedication and support.

Thanks to: Duprey’s Feed, Begors Supply, Livingston International Employees, Riverside/Erie Insurance, Riley Ford, TD Bank, North Country Floral & Gifts, Gerri Trombley, Borderview Groceries, VFW Twin Bridges, Alicia Trombley Flyers, Best Friends Café, Price Chopper, Jade, True Value, Karen’s Cut & Style, Win Place & Show Farm, Sandy’s Deli, Nephews Liquor & Wine, Conroy’s Organics, 99 Restaurant, Uno, Gino’s Pizza, Bazzano’s Pizza, Dollar General, Starbucks, Kinney Drugs, Hair Styles Unlimited, Cattle Barn, McSweeney’s, Butcher Block, Pizza Hut, Bowl Mart, Play It Again Sports, Bizarre Bazaar, China Buffet, Friendly’s, Koto, Naked Turtle, Geoffrey’s Pub, Chazy Hardware, Hungry Bear, Anthony’s Restaurant, Texas Road House, Arnie’s, Irises Café & Wine Bar, Guma’s, Dragoon’s Farm Equipment, Bechard’s Farm Equipment, Community Bank, Mickey’s Restaurant, A.N. Deringer, North Bowl Lanes, Cumberland 12 Cinemas, Susan Argilan, the Wilsons, Bee Line Convenience Store, Airborne Speedway, Mary Kay, Sandi’s Kountry Kitchen, Plattsburgh Homestead Restaurant, Pfizer, Miner Institute, Yankee Dollar, Castine Snow Removal, Chazy Market, Ultimate Skin Solutions, Ace Hardware in Champlain and Dee’s Handmade Cards, Crafts & Goodies.

KIMBERLY KISE

Champlain

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Stray cats

TO THE EDITOR: I read the letter from Tammy Reyell about stray cats. No, you are not insane.

I am an animal lover and a frequent donor to our local animal shelter.

A couple of years ago, I called the shelter to please take this starving stray, which happened to be spayed and declawed, into their shelter. I was also told there was no room. I was appalled.

I made a temporary home in my garage for her. I fattened her up and loved her. She became beautiful. My cat would not accept her, but I was lucky to find her a home, even though it broke my heart to let her go.

I still donate because it isn’t the animal’s fault that our local shelters refuse to take in our lost and starving animals.

I hope that pet owners will take the responsibility to spay or neuter their cats and take care of them instead of throwing them away like a piece of trash.

SUE STEVENSON

Morrisonville