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VOL. 145 - NO. 12 SIDNEY, NEW YORK — THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011 SUGGESTED PRICE 75¢

Hitchcock Withdraws as Trustee Candidate


Matviak, Rose Seek Sidney Mayor’s Post
In Tri-Town Elections Tuesday, March 15
SIDNEY – A contest for Sid- Afton, voters will elect two one candidate for a two-year
ney Village Mayor is the high- trustees. Current trustees Gloria trustee seat. The positions open
light of general elections in the Harvey and Ronald Zablocki are those currently held by John
tri-town communities. Trustee are seeking re-election to four- Frascatore and Kevin Rickard.
Andrew (Andy) Matviak, who year terms. John Frascatore received the
has been serving as deputy Voting will take place from Republican nomination for an-
mayor, is being challenged by noon to 9 p.m. in the Susque- other term in office.
Jacqlene Rose. The winner will hanna Room in the Jack Bolster Voting will take place from
fill the four-year office currently Community Center, 105 Main noon to 9 p.m. in the Unadilla
held by James Warren who is St., Afton
. Public Library, Community
not seeking re-election. House, 193 Main St., Unadilla.
Both candidates are well- UNADILLA - There are two
known business people who trustee vacancies on the Unadil- There is no election this year
have played active roles in their la Village Board. There is only in the Village of Bainbridge.
community.
Voters in Sidney will also
elect two trustees to fill seats
currently being held by Andrew
Matviak and Bruce Francisco.
WINDING UP FOR A “CRAZY” WEEKEND in the Bainbridge Town Hall Theatre, the Three names will appear on the
Out of the Woodwork Players practice for performances of “Crazy For You”, the new ballot, but only two candidates
Gershwin musical. Curtain is at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 11 and 12, with are seeking the office. The two
a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, March 13. For ticket information call 563-2582 or e-mail candidates for the four-year
owptheatre@yahoo.com. Pictured here(l-r) are: Rich Cooley, Paul Henderson, Evelyn posts are John R. Redente and
Iversen, Rich Cuthbertson and Jack Doyle. Jason Woodyshek. Both are
newcomers to village office.
Curtain Opens on “Crazy For You” Gregory Hitchcock’s name
will also appear on the ballot,

March 11, 12, 13 in Bainbridge but he has decided not to run for
office. In a statement to voters,
Hitchcock said, “I want to thank
BAINBRIDGE - A color- Crazy For You combines cow- as “I Got Rhythm,” “Someone all my supporters that signed
ful cast of cowboys, Follies boy crooning with a variety of To Watch Over Me,” “They my petition to run for Village
girls, financiers, producers and showtune styles. Can’t Take That Away From of Sidney Trustee. You made it
possible for me to be put on the GET YOUR PANCAKES HERE, invites Jim Doig. Chef
directors will converge upon Bobby does not appear to Me,” “Tonight’s The Night,” Jim is ready to serve up stacks of pancakes at the
the historic Town Hall Theatre stand a “ghost of a chance” “Embraceable You,” “Bidin’ ballot this year. Because of time
constraints and family commit- Sidney Rotary Pancake Day this Saturday, March 12. All
this weekend when the Out of with Deadrock’s desert flower, My Time,” “Shall We Dance?,” you can eat pancakes with maple syrup, eggs, sausage
the Woodwork Players present, Polly, (Evelyn Iversen) until “Slap That Bass,” “Naughty ments I feel it would be impos-
sible for me at this time to meet and beverage will be served from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the
Crazy for You, the new Gersh- her dream of saving the town’s Baby” and “Stiff Upper Lip.” Sidney Fire Department Training Center. All proceeds
win musical. Victorian Theatre for her father Curtain is at 7:30 p.m. Friday the demands of village trustee. I
was not able to remove myself benefit Rotary’s community projects. In addition, the
Centered around the story (Rich Cuthbertson) gives him a and Saturday, March 11 and 12 Sidney Police Department will provide free finger print-
of banker Bobby Child (Dan way. with a 2 p.m. matinee on Sun- from the ballot on such short no-
tice, but I will not be running for ing/photos for identification from 9 a.m. to noon.
Spencer) whose dream of be- Lurking in the background day, March 13, the day that day-
ing a dancer drives him away to block him at every pass is light savings time begins. village trustee. The candidates
from fiancée Irene (Judy Pitel) surly saloon keeper, Lank (Rich For information about tick- that are still on the ballet will Wednesday, March 16 at Trackside
serve you well. I still believe
and his mother (Donna Cuyle), Cooley).
Capturing the very heart of
ets, call 563-2582, 563-1311,
e-mail owptheatre@yahoo.com that with the right planning to Sidney Chamber to Welcome
grow, and the right leadership
live theatre, Crazy For You fea-
tures such Gershwin favorites
or find us on facebook at Out of
the Woodwork Players, OWP. from the new mayor, along with New Members at Coffee Hour
the trustees, much can be ac- SIDNEY – New members of There will also be a number of
complished. Thank you for your the Sidney Chamber of Com- door prizes given away.
Winter Returns to Dump past support and hopefully, fu-
ture support.”
merce and special guests will be
welcomed at the chamber’s an-
New members and special
guests will receive written in-
Voting in Sidney will take nual New Member Coffee Hour vitations. All chamber members
Heavy Snow Over Area place from noon to 9 p.m. in the
Civic Center, 21 Liberty St.
Wednesday, March 16 at Track-
side Dining, Main St., Sidney.
are encouraged to take this op-
portunity to meet the new mem-
SIDNEY – The almost By Tuesday, sunshine brought From 7:30 to 9 a.m. there bers, and to network with each
spring-like weather that blessed some relief but snow was piled AFTON - In the Village of will be free coffee and pastries. other.
the early part of the weekend high along the streets and roads,
reverted back to winter Sun- and homeowners struggled to
day. The sleet and freezing rain clear sidewalks and driveways.
turned to snow by late afternoon. In some areas, more snow was
By Monday morning Mother predicted for Wednesday night, Dear Readers,
Nature had dumped from a foot to be followed by rain.
to almost two feet of snow over
Included with this issue of the newspaper is a new weekly supplement titled
the area,
At 4:30 a.m. on Monday, the Valley Life. We have merged our nearly-year-old weekly publication, The Sports
Chenango Co. Board of Super- Nex-T-New Asks Section, into the new supplement in an effort to give you, our valued readers, a
Daylight Savings Time
visors issued a state of emer-
gency, closing all Chenango
Donations Be Left bigger and better newspaper.
During Shop Hours Along with our coverage of the sports scene, hopefully you’ll find interesting
Begins March 13 Co. roads due to blowing and
drifting snow. The closing was reading in the many new features every week in the Valley Life, and hopefully
later continued until 1 p.m., and SIDNEY – Stealing and you’ll get a chuckle from one of the comic strips.
trashing of bags in Nex-T-
Afton Village a travel advisory was issued for
the remainder of Monday. New’s outside donation bin has
As a new publication, Valley Life will be very much a “work in progress.”
Board To Hold Similar road closings were is- saddened those at the shop. To We’ll be adding to – and subtracting from – its pages features, articles, comic
prevent such actions in the fu- strips, puzzles, etc. that you tell us you want more of, or less of.
Special Meeting sued in Broome Co., and Dela-
ware Co. had travel advisories. ture, they are asking the public After you’ve had a chance to look through its pages, please send me an e-
Road crews battled the blow- to bring in their donations to the
AFTON - The Afton Village
shop during regular hours.
mail with your comments about Valley Life to kspaden@tritownnews.com, then
Board of Trustees will be hold- ing and drifting snow as plows
fought to clear roads and high- Nex-T-New is open Wednes- try your hand at solving some of the many puzzles you’re going to find inside
ing a Special Meeting at 5:50
p.m. on Monday, March 14, in ways. Several noted it was the days, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Thurs- Valley Life!
the Susquehanna Room at the most difficult storm this season, days, 9 a.m. to 5 .m.; Fridays, 9
Jack D. Bolster Community and near record snow levels a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Saturdays, 9
a.m. to 3 p.m.
Thank you,
Center, 105 Main Street, Afton, were set in some areas.
to begin budget discussion. The All the schools in the tri-town If you need to bring items Kenneth S. Paden, Publisher
regular meeting will be as usual area were closed, and many ac- in other hours, please call 563-
at 7 p.m. tivities were cancelled. 3434 to make arrangements.
2 — Tri-Town News — Thursday, March 10, 2011
From Project Lead the Way
WINTER
Sidney High School Receives National SUPPERS
Certification for Engineering Program BAINBRIDGE – The 11th
Annual corned beef and cab-
SIDNEY – Sidney High offer students credit for com- that encourages creativity and bage dinner with potatoes, car-
School announced that it has pleting certain PLTW courses critical thinking and on top of rots, homemade Irish soda bread
received national certification in high school, including Roch- that, they can earn college credit and cake will be held on Thurs-
for the Project Lead The Way ester Institute of Technology in for some of these courses. We day, March 17 from 5 p.m. until
program that it has been offer- Rochester, NY. congratulate the entire Sidney gone at the Bainbridge Museum
ing since 2006. Project Lead Eben M. Bullock, principal community and look forward (South Main St.). Take-outs
The Way (PLTW), the nation’s of Sidney High School, said, to many more years of work- will be available in eco-friendly
leading provider of science, “We’ve seen how the PLTW ing together to prepare Sidney containers. The dinner will ben-
technology, engineering, and program draws more students students to become the most in- efit the Bainbridge Historical
math (STEM) education offers a to engineering and technology novative and productive in the Society.
rigorous curriculum that allows courses and gets them thinking world.”
students to apply what they are about college and their career. Teachers are a critical com- SUPPORT for the Sidney Recreation Commission from MORRIS – A corned beef &
learning in math and science We are extremely proud to be ponent of the success of the the United Way of Sidney is in the form of a donation. cabbage dinner to benefit young
class to real-life engineering and PLTW certified and ecstatic PLTW program. All teachers A check is presented to Paul Foote, Sidney Recreation Ian Rehrmann and his fam-
technology projects. A National that our students can continue are required to complete an in- Commission director by Sheri Young, past president of ily will be held on Thursday,
Business Roundtable report receiving college credits for tensive two-week professional the United Way of Sidney. March 17 at the Morris United
states that to remain competi- certain PLTW classes.” development course during the Methodist Church in Morris.
tive in the global marketplace,
America needs to graduate
Bullock and a team composed
of teachers, staff, students, and
summer before they can teach
a PLTW course. Students who United Way of Sidney Donates The dinner, which is being put
on by the church and the Morris
400,000 science, engineering,
mathematics and technical four-
members of the community
completed a self-assessment of
enroll in PLTW courses also
benefit from the organization’s To Recreation Commission Fire Dept. Auxiliary, will begin
at 5 p.m. with take-out dinners
year degrees annually, yet we the school’s implementation of strong university and industry SIDNEY - The Sidney Rec- able at the Civic Center gym for available from 4:30 p.m.
are currently graduating only the Pathway to Engineering™ relationships that allow students reation Commission plans and basketball and volleyball as well Dinner will include corned
265,000. PLTW is providing program that culminated in a to begin working toward their organizes recreational activities as numerous pickup basketball beef, cabbage, potatoes, car-
students with a foundation and site visit by a national PLTW college degree and gain valuable for youth and adults in the tri rots, rolls, dessert, coffee, tea,
and volleyball games, which are
proven path to college and ca- certification specialist. The cer- experience through internships town community. Some of the milk and green limeade. Presale
organized by the Sidney Recre-
reer success in these areas. tification team met with teach- and local business executives summer recreational programs tickets will be available from
The primary purposes of ers, administration, counselors, who serve as mentors. Local ation Commission.
that the Sidney Recreation Com- New activities were also members of the church and
the certification program are students, community represen- business support has included auxiliary.
mission provides are swimming started such as adult beginning
to recognize schools that have tatives and reviewed student Amphenol Corporation, Egli Presale tickets are available
lessons and recreational swim swimming lessons, a new pony
successfully demonstrated a work. Machine Company, MeadWest- from any member of the Morris
times at the municipal pool. Last league baseball travel team for
commitment to the quality na- “Sidney High School has vaco, and Unison Industries. Methodist Church Good News
year they offered nine different youth ages 13-16 and a mixed
tional standards of the Pathway demonstrated its commitment to Ms. Christine Smith, a PLTW Gals or Fire Dept. Auxiliary.
levels of swimming instruction slow pitch softball league.
To Engineering program and to the quality standards of PLTW’s teacher, said “The beauty of Phone 263-5796 or 263-5074.
for toddlers to adults with 400 The Sidney Recreation Com-
provide an opportunity for stu- Pathway to Engineering pro- PLTW courses is that our kids
participants. They also offered mission provides a healthy and
dents to apply for college credit gram and the real winners are get to experience how a formula GILBERTSVILLE – A
at PLTW affiliate Universities Sidney students,” said John they learned in math applies to numerous baseball and softball
safe environment for all of their corned beef and cabbage din-
for selected PLTW courses. Lock, president and CEO of a real project. In class, there are leagues with 375 participants ner will be held on Thursday,
participantes. All of the Sid-
PLTW has over 35 affiliate col- PLTW. “Students are benefiting no lectures – kids are building, and a morning gym activity for March 17 at the Gilbertsville
ney Recreation Commission
lege and university partners that from an innovative curriculum developing and creating. That is youth in grades 5 through 12 for Baptist Church NLFH with
a six-week period. youth programs are available
the kind of hands-on experience for anyone residing in the Sid- serving from 5-6:30 p.m. The
that will engage more students The Sidney Recreation Com- dinner will include corned beef,
mission provides activities in the ney Central School District free
in fields that they might other- of charge. Paul Foote, director, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, rolls
fall and winter, which include a
Local Business - Over 30 Years wise never consider.”
youth soccer program for chil- thanks the United Way of Sid- and strawberry shortcake for
dessert.
ney for their generous support

BUYING GOLD & SILVER


dren K-6th grade. Last year they
had 150 youth on twelve teams throughout the years. SIDNEY - A St. Patrick’s
that played their games on Sun- The United Way of Sidney Day Ham/Corned Beef Boiled
Top Dollar Paid day. During the months of De- is able to support organiza-
tions like the Sidney Recreation
Dinner will be held on Thurs-
cember through March there is day, March 17 from 4:30 to
Rt. 7 Otego • Open Tues.-Sat. an open gym after school pro- Commission because of the 6:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal
988-7973 gram that runs daily from 3 to 5 community’s generosity. The Church, 25 River St., Sidney.
Wm. Boerner p.m. for youth ages 5 to 16. Or- United Way of Sidney thanks Tickets are available at the door.
ganized adult leagues are avail- you for your continued support. Take-outs available.

SIDNEY – A Roast Beef Din-


With Open House at Baker’s Maple ner will benefit the Jeremy Caw-
ley Memorial Bowling Tourna-
Pine Ridge Groceries End of Winter Celebration ment. The dinner will be held
Friday, March 18 at the Sidney
To Take Place in Bainbridge American Legion with Walter
Ray Williams, Jr. as special
BAINBRIDGE – As maple made, ask all the questions you guest. Contact Ernest E. Cawley
WE DO MEAT
WEEKLY AND CHEESE This Cutie
season approaches, be ready to want about how syrup gets from at 563-3993 for reservations.
MEAT and CHEESE PLATTERS enjoy a unique opportunity in the tree to the table, sample a va-
Celebrates the community of Bainbridge on riety of maple products including GUILFORD – The Guilford
SPECIALS Fire Department will hold their
Meats And Cheeses Sliced In Store. Sweet Saturdays, March 19 and March
26 and Sundays, March 20 and
jackwax, maple fluff and many
Annual Spaghetti Dinner Satur-
other maple goodies.
Buy sliced or chunked—any amount you desire. 16 27. The sap house at Baker’s At the Baking Contest entries
day, March 19 from 4 to 8 p.m.
at the Guilford Fire Station. The
BUY BULK BY THE POUND and $AVE — Maple will be open from 10 a.m. can be brought to the sap house
Variety of Bread Flours - Including Gluten-Free Products
March 9. to 4 p.m. these days and you are menu will include spaghetti, a
between 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 salad bar, desserts and beverag-
Nuts – Dried Fruits – Snack Mixes – and Lots More! Wish Makenzie invited to come in and join us to p.m. Judging will begin at 1 p.m.
celebrate the end of winter. es. Proceeds will benefit Linda
FROM THE DELI — a and coffee, tea and tasting avail- and Tim DuMond.
Saturday, March 19 will begin
Wide Variety of Meats and Cheeses - Including several kinds
of Swiss, Cheddar and Yogurt Cheese Happy with a pancake breakfast at the
able after the judging.
Also in the village on March
Birthday!
Bainbridge Museum on South
26, check out the gallery at the
Village Board
Main St., hosted by the Bain-
bridge Boy Scout Troop 52. They Town Hall Theatre for a chance Meets March 15
will serve from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. to view the Student Art Show at 8
BAINBRIDGE – The Village
Saturday, March 26 will find p.m. Plan to enjoy the Town Hall of Bainbridge Board of Trustees
the Fifth Annual Maple Baking Opry with Acoustic Blue on the will hold their regularly sched-

VOTE Contest at the Sap House, begin-


ning at 11:30 a.m.
At the Sap House you will be
stage with some great bluegrass
music.
For more information, please
uled monthly meeting on Tues-
day, March 15 at 6:30 p.m. in
the Village Clerk’s Office, 33
West Main Street, Bainbridge.

JACQLENE
able to check out the syrup being call 967-7229.

Girl Scouting Celebrates 99th Anniversary

ROSE
JOHNSON CITY - Girl a membership of over 3.2 mil- also be a 100th anniversary cel-
Scouts of NYPENN Pathways, lion girls and adults, including ebration on the mall in Wash-
Inc. joins Girl Scouts across nearly 19,000 girls locally. ington D.C. in June 2012. The
the country in celebrating Girl As Girl Scouts of the USA Girl Scouts of NYPENN Path-
Scout Week and the 99th an- prepares to celebrate its cen- ways is planning on offering a

for niversary of Girl Scouts from


March 6-12.
It was on March 12, 1912
tennial anniversary next year,
many activities and events are
being planned both locally and
bus trip to the celebration. Sto-
ries from alumnae are also be-
ing collected locally. To share

SIDNEY that founder, Juliette Gordon


Low, assembled 18 girls from
Savannah, Georgia for a lo-
nationally to celebrate the his-
tory of Girl Scouting and look
forward to the future.
a story, visit www.gsnypenn.
org/AboutUs/OurLegacy.
To stay up to date on activities

MAYOR cal Girl Scout meeting. Low


believed that all girls should
be given the opportunity to de-
A nationwide take action proj-
ect entitled Girl Scouts Forever
Green will allow Girl Scouts of
or events leading up to the 100th
anniversary, visit www.gsnypenn.
org. To join Girl Scouts contact

Tuesday, velop physically, mentally, and


spiritually. Within a few years
her dream for a girl-centered
all ages, volunteers, and alum-
nae to participate in a meaning-
ful leadership experience that
the Binghamton Service Center at
724-6572, visit www.gsnypenn.
org, become a fan on Facebook,

March 15 organization was realized. To-


day, Girl Scouts of the USA has
makes a huge positive impact
on the environment. There will
or follow @GSNYPENN on
Twitter for more information.
Tri-Town News — Thursday, March 10, 2011 — 3

ENJOY BBQ Chicken, Music March 26 CHICKEN


PANCAKES! Will Support Relay For Life BBQS
SIDNEY – On Saturday, 50/50 raffles throughout the SIDNEY – It’s a sign that
SIDNEY – The Rotary Club March 26 two Relay For Life evening. spring is near at hand when the
of Sidney, under the chairman- teams will come together to of- The chicken BBQ is being pro- ABC Center for Performing
ship of Kyle Westcott, is mak- fer great music and some of the vided by team H.A.V. Hope. They Arts schedules one of the first
ing plans for their 58th Annual
best BBQ chicken you’ll ever will be serving delicious chicken chicken barbecues of the season.
Pancake Breakfast on Saturday,
eat. Team Ellie will have two halves, beans, salt potatoes and a The date is Saturday, March 12
March 12 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
bands playing throughout the roll to eat in or take out. in the parking lot of the Country
at the Sidney Firemen’s Train-
evening, the first is Kenyon Hill The festivities start at 3 p.m. Store, Union St., Sidney. Deli-
ing Center, River St., Sidney.
from the Deposit area and the at the Sidney Elks Club, River cious barbecued chicken halves
The breakfast will include all
second is Sevensecond from the St., Sidney on March 26, so will be available starting at 10
you can eat pancakes with ma-
Sidney area. please come and have some a.m. To complete your meal,
ple syrup, eggs, sausage and
There will also be a bake sale, great food, music and fun for all homemade salads and desserts
beverage. Proceeds from the
hand made quilt raffle, Chinese ages while helping to put an end will also be available. Proceeds
event benefit Rotary’s commu-
auction, crafts for all ages and to cancers of all kinds. will help the students with
nity projects.
workshop and competition fees.
SIDNEY CENTER – The Advance tickets are available at
Sidney Center United Methodist ABC Studio, Dancers’ Paradise
Church will sponsor a pancake
breakfast and bake sale on Sat-
Sidney Library Celebrates and from members of the ABC
Performance Team and Meta-
urday, March 19 at the Mason-
ville Federated Church.
SHOWING A UNITED STAND against bullying are
members of the Sidney Elementary School staff. They
are wearing specially designed shirts to reflect their uni-
National Nutrition Month morphosis Dance Co.

Serving will be from 7


– 10:30 a.m. and the cost will
fied stand. SIDNEY – The Sidney Me-
morial Public Library is cel-
subscriptions.
Borrowing from the Ameri-
Afton School
be your donation. Menu will be
Sidney School District ebrating National Nutrition can Dietetic Association’s Board to Meet
pancakes, maple syrup, sausage, Month. Using funds received theme Eat Right With Color, the
applesauce, eggs, homefries, from a Tri-Town Community AFTON – The Afton Central
juice and beverage.
Many thanks to the Mason-
Unites Against Bullying Wellness Grant through the
Bassett Healthcare Network, the
library will have health related
displays and giveaways, and a
healthy gift raffle compliments
School Board of Education will
hold two special meetings dur-
ville Church for letting us use SIDNEY - The Sidney Cen- allow both districts to reap the library was able to purchase sev- of the Sidney Price Chopper. ing the month of March. The
their facility. This will be the tral School district is taking a benefit of having presenters eral new healthy cooking books Be sure to stop in during the first will be held on Thursday,
last of the series of four break- united stand against bullying. come in that individual districts and added nutrition magazine month of March and join the fun. March 17 at 7 p.m. The second
fasts that our two churches have Students, staff, and families will be held on Monday, March
may not have been able to af-
sponsored. have been given the option to 21 at 5:30 p.m. Both meetings
ford on their own. Apples and blueberries are
NINEVEH – A Pancake
purchase “I Stand Against Bul-
lying” T-shirts in order to reflect
At Sidney Elementary Nex-T-New To 90 percent pollinated by
will be held in the board of edu-
cation room across from the dis-
School, March is Bullying Pre-
Breakfast will be held at the
Nineveh Presbyterian Church our unified stand. The proceeds vention Month. We have many Hold Bag Sale honeybees. trict office.
from t-shirt sales will be used
on Saturday, March 26 from 7
to 11 a.m. The breakfast will in- to bring more special speakers
special activities planned to help
our students understand what
March 23-26
clude all you can eat pancakes to the district to have a positive
bullying is and how to effec-
CANDYLAND
impact on our students. SIDNEY – Nex-T-New will
with maple syrup, scrambled tively handle it. We encourage hold a Spring Bag Sale Wednes-
eggs, sausage, home fries and Word about this fundraiser
has spread to other districts everyone to wear their “I Stand day, March 23 through Satur-
beverage. Proceeds will go to- day, March 26. 193 Main St. Afton
in the area, like The Unatego Against Bullying” T-shirts or
ward helping to pay for the new Come in and check out the (Next to Rinker Agency)
Christian Education addition. School District who has also another red shirt on Friday,
bargains, as we make room for
started selling t-shirts. We hope March 25, the day of our char-
spring and summer items. NOSTALGIC CANDY
SOUP that the combined funds will acter education assembly.
Nex-T-New is open Wednes-
AND ARCADE GAMES
KITCHEN Sidney Observatory to Hold
days, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Thurs-
days, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Fridays, 607-621-3826 WWW.SBCANDYLAND.COM
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Saturdays, CLOSED MONDAYS
BAINBRIDGE – The Soup
Kitchen at the Bainbridge Viewing Session March 11 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Methodist Church will be open SIDNEY – The Sidney Cen- The observatory is located
this Saturday, March 12 from 11 tral Observatory will be open behind the high school build-

BE THE ARCHITECT
a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu choices Friday, March 11 from 7-8:30 ing. Please drive past the main
will be cream of broccoli or p.m. for celestial viewing. The entrance of the high school
vegetable soup; baked fish and featured object for the night gymnasium and turn right past
fiesta rice with green beans or will be the first quarter moon. the pool. Follow the road to the

OF YOUR FINANCES
macaroni and cheese and tossed The quarter moon provides lower back parking lot.
salad. The sandwich choices some of the best viewing of sur-
will be ham salad or corned beef face features, particularly along
salad; and choice of dessert and the boundary between day and
Unadilla C of C
WITH A HOME EQUITY LOAN OR
beverage. night (called “terminator”).
If seeing conditions allow,
SIDNEY – Soup, bread, and To Meet Mar. 15
LINE OF CREDIT FROM SFCU
we will also be viewing the Ori-
beverages are served at St. Paul’s
on nebula. We will have several
Episcopal Church, 25 River St., UNADILLA – The Unadilla
telescopes available for view-
Sidney, every Wednesday from Chamber of Commerce will
ing, including the main scope
10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Two differ- meet on Tuesday, March 15 at 8
ent soups will be available for you
inside the dome. This event is
a.m. at Panni Pizzeria and Res- Whether it’s $7,500
open to the public, and admis-
to choose from. All are welcome.
sion as always is free. Sidney
taurant, Main Street, Unadilla. or $100,000
Coffee and pastries will be
High School astronomy students
available. All directors and we can finance the
SOUP & will be assisting in the operation
of the facility.
members are urged to attend. amount you need.
Line of Credit
SANDWICH with rates as low
as
2.25%
Vote
APR

AFTON – Celebrate the ap- Current Prime rate


proach of spring with hot soup
3.25% APR

ANDY
and warm fellowship at Afton
United Methodist Church. All Introductory fixed rate until
are invited to our monthly soup Jan.1, 2012, then variable
supper served on Saturday, rates as low as prime +0.50%
March 12 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in
Norby Fellowship Hall, Afton Additional discounts available2
UMC, Spring St., Afton.
This month your choices are
chicken noodle or corned beef or a Home Equity
and cabbage soup with bologna Loan with rates as
and cheese sandwich or Italian
bread and butter, along with
low as
5.25% APR
No Closing Costs 1

dessert and beverages. No will


go away hungry.
There is no cost for this meal
but donations are accepted.
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Here is a picture of Ray Hale
The Tri-Town News and Lew Bartholf, laying stone A CHEERFUL
PROSPECT
for the stone wall along his
P.O. Box 208, 5 Winkler Rd., Sidney, NY 13838 driveway at 22 Pineview Ter-
race. The wall is still there! Cir- BY AMY MARSLAND
Telephone: (607) 561-3526 • FAX: (607) 563-8999 ca about 1944. I had just started
E-mail: ttnews@tritownnews.com working for Ray and Dot at age One more scientist now tells
7 or 8. Violation of child labor us that teenagers can’t help
The Tri-Town News (UPSPS 618-740) is published laws by today’s standards. Wish
Thursdays for $29.00 per year in the counties of Broome, being idiots. Different parts of
we could have the same rules
Chenango, Delaware and Otsego and $34.00 elsewhere their brains mature at different
we grew up with today.
by Paden Publishing, LLC, 5 Winkler Road, Sidney, NY, times, and while their appetite
If you have old photos you for pleasure grows, the warning
13838. Periodical postage paid at Sidney, New York.
alarm about its dangers grows
POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: would like to see in the
more slowly. In more precise
THE TRI-TOWN NEWS Tri-Town News, please terms, the “cognitive control
P.O. Box 208, Sidney, NY 13838 bring them by our offices in network” in the front of the brain
(The Sidney Record established 1882. The Sidney the Sidney Industrial Park. grows slowly but steadily from
Enterprise established 1895. The Bainbridge News and the We can scan them while childhood on, while the ventrum
Bainbridge Republican established 1867. Combined as the you wait on Wednesday striatum, a group of neurons near
Sidney Record and Bainbridge News February 1959.) the center of the brain, responds
afternoon or Friday, you can
Continuing the Unadilla Times (established 1854) October 4, in teens especially strongly to the
leave them off to be mailed prospect of pleasure. Teenagers,
1967. Continuing the Afton Enterprise and Harpursville
Budget February 1969. Name changed to Tri-Town News, back, or you can e-mail then, will take greater risks to
February 1, 1968. copies (300 dpi) to us at drive fast, get drunk, have sex,
ttnews@tritownnews.com. and any number or other rash
Kenneth S. Paden...................................Publisher delights, and our telling them
Nancy Sue Burns.........................................Editor that science has proved their

IN THE GOOD OLD DAYS


brains are not working right is
Anna Ritchey.......................Advertising Manager
probably not going to change
this much. In fact, the only
Daylight Saving Begins March 13 inhibitor I can think of that
SIDNEY to boot can boast having four and yellow. Over 3,000 per- might possibly work is, “If you
Change Batteries in Alarms 25 YEARS AGO
March 12, 1986
certified dance teachers. Four-
teen years ago, Andrea Wake-
sons have seen the film “Ben
Hur” in the Sidney Theatre and
kill yourself, think what it will
do to your mother,” or “If you
When Setting Clock Ahead WCDO Radio has officially
been sold to new owners. The
man opened her first rented
studio in Sidney. Over the next
it is being held over for extra
performances.
get pregnant, think what it will
do to your father.”
NEW YORK – The Fire- Safety tips provided by transaction was finalized last ten years the studio moved to The Scintilla Gun Club Pistol And perhaps the new
men’s Association of the State FASNY & National Fire Friday. The station was sold larger quarters in what is now Team has won the champion- “sin app” might have a little
of New York (FASNY) is re- Protection Association: by Robert Raide of Penn Yan the Montgomery Ward build- ship of the Central Empire state influence. This enables you to
minding homeowners and rent- • Test smoke alarms/detectors to CDO Broadcasting, Inc. The ing, only to be forced to move Rifle and Pistol League. The confess your sins on your iPad
ers to change the batteries in at least once a month by us- new owners are David Mance, again when fire destroyed the team shot a new league record or iPhone and get penance and
their smoke alarms and carbon ing detectors’ “test button.” president, of Dansville, Jack building. There were several Friday night when they fired absolution. I was glad to see that
monoxide (CO) detectors at • Clean the units by vacuum- Clancy of Penn Yan and Craig other locations in Sidney and against the Oneonta team who the app went into some detail
least once a year to ensure they ing or dusting in accordance Stevens, station manager, of Unadilla, but last September were champions last year. The as to what sins you might have
are working properly. This Sun- with the manufacturer’s Sidney. dancers moved into the 30 by top scorers were: Jerry Greaves, committed, because I am not
day, March 13 at 2 a.m. we will instructions. sure a lot of people know what
A new, brick apartment 60 foot studio built by Andrea’s 274; Art Mullings 272; James
set our clocks ahead one hour. • Install new batteries in all a sin is any more. Accordingly,
building, containing eight five- husband, Dave, next to their MacLachlan, 271; and Bob
FASNY urges New Yorkers to smoke alarms/CO detectors I recommend this Catholic form
room apartments, is scheduled home on Rt. 7 between Sidney Benson, 266.
use this reminder when it comes at least once a year on the of confession to everybody to use
to be started about April 1 at and Unadilla. American Legion Convention
to maintaining their home day you change your clocks not only after, but before doing
detectors. in the spring and fall. the corner of River and Union Sarah Pressler is awarded in Sidney on June 10.
Streets. Owners are Mr. and a pink Buick Regal by Mary something, so you can decide
“For homeowners who did • Install a smoke alarm and whether it is a good thing to do
not change the batteries in their CO detector near sleeping Mrs. Thomas J. Mirabito, and Kay. BAINBRIDGE
general contractor will be Folke 25 YEARS AGO or not. And particularly useful
smoke alarms and carbon mon- areas, as well on every level and convenient for teenagers
oxide detectors in the fall of last of the home, including the Berling. SIDNEY March 12, 1986
Sidney High takes first at Re- 50 YEARS AGO Town of Bainbridge Supervi- (see above). Unfortunately,
year, it is critical they do so in basement. there are probably not enough
March,” said FASNY President • Do not paint smoke alarm/ gional OM competition. March 9, 1961 sor Hugh Kearney called a spe-
The Dance Arts Centre now The Sidney Theatre marquee cial meeting of the town board priests to go round.
David Jacobowitz. “Smoke de- CO detectors. The argument about
tectors are the first line of de- • Because smoke rises, alarms has its own studio facilities and has been painted a bright red last week to announce his resig-
nation from the post he has held whether spending a lot of time
fense against the deadly effects should be mounted high on
for the past six years. Kearney online is good for you or not
of fire. Install one on every floor walls or ceilings.
of your home, including the • Smoke alarms/CO detectors Senator Seward Urges Public told the board that added job re-
sponsibilities as a project engi-
continues. One critic complains
that its seeming detachment
basement, and in or near sleep- should not be installed near
ing areas. Make sure the detec- a window, door or forced- To Weigh In on State Budget neer with Allied Corp. in Sidney encourages us to express our
worst qualities, connecting you
tors are installed on ceilings or air register where drafts led to his decision to give up the
high up on walls; and do not could interfere with their ALBANY - State Senator rector’s message, highlights town supervisor’s position. to vices like gambling and sex
install them near windows or operation. James L. Seward announced of major initiatives, and a with strangers, cruelty, and – to
other ventilation sources, where • Notify your local fire de- the launch of “Get the facts. Let list of legislative proposals BAINBRIDGE me the commonest and worst
drafts may prevent them from partment when your detec- your voice be heard.” a compre- needed to implement the 50 YEARS AGO fault – “luring you away from
working properly.” tor sounds. However, before hensive, interactive on-line tool proposed budget. March 9, 1961 the difficulties of real life.”
Last year, a new carbon calling, make sure to identi- available on his website that Information is also available Your “e-personality” hasn’t
DAR names Debra Day good
monoxide detector law called fy whether or not the device will allow concerned taxpayers on vital legislation already ap- much shame.
citizen.
“Amanda’s Law” went into ef- is simply sounding due to a to review the governor’s state proved by the senate with Sena- On the other hand, one of its
At the meeting of the village
fect. It requires that one-fam- low battery. budget proposal and provide tor Seward’s support, including defenders sees much good in
board on March 7, the state was
ily homes, two-family homes, • Read the detector’s pack- feedback on the spending plan. the Job Creation and Taxpayer e-games: sociability, industry,
“This new on-line initiative Protection Act of 2011, a state authorized to use Pearl Street
dwellings located in condo- aging and instructions to as a temporary detour for two- a love of rules. She favors
miniums or cooperatives, and understand the difference provides the taxpayers with in- spending cap, and a property designing games in which the
depth information on the gov- tax cap coupled with mandate way traffic when work on the
multiple dwellings have a CO between a true emergency good guys are favored, and
ernor’s budget proposal, expert relief for local governments and elimination of the underpass on
detector installed, regardless of and a simple maintenance games that make us see the fun
analysis of the plan and, most school districts. Route 7 begins.
the date of construction or sale. issue of a dead battery or side of work. Like her own game
The detector must meet NYS an expired detector, as the importantly, an opportunity to “Legislation that will provide of “Chore Wars,” which rewards
offer feedback on the state’s meaningful job creation incen- UNADILLA
standards, and be installed in an detector may emit different virtual housework. What I want
financial future,” said Senator tives, bring state spending un- 25 YEARS AGO
operable condition in dwellings sounds for each situation. to know is, while the housewife
Seward. “Not everyone has the der control, cap property taxes March 12, 1986
where there are appliances or • If it is a real activation, is playing “Chore Wars,” who is
systems that may emit carbon call 911 and evacuate opportunity to travel to the Cap- and provide local elected lead- Cue and Curtain, under the
doing the real housework?
monoxide or have an attached immediately. itol and speak at a budget hear- ers and school officials with the direction of David Coons, will
A computer that takes on the
garage. • To avoid potential CO ex- ing, but through my website, tools they need to keep costs in present the musical “South Pa-
task, that’s what we want. And
According to the U.S. Fire posure, do not warm a ve- everyone can have a voice in the check by ending unfunded man- cific” this Thursday, Friday,
robots are getting better all the
Administration, every year, ap- hicle in an enclosed garage financial future of our state.” dates has already been adopted Saturday at Unatego School.
time. They even vacuum in the
proximately 2,600 Americans space. During and after a The special budget section by the state senate. These bills
corners now. Salesmen may
die in home fires. Over half of snowstorm, make sure all of Senator Seward’s website, need to remain at the forefront UNADILLA
www.senatorjimseward.com, of the budget discussion and call.
these deaths (52%) occur be- vents connected to stoves, 55 YEARS AGO
includes links to: must be included as part of the A New York Times Sunday
tween the hours of 10:00 p.m. furnaces, and fireplaces March 9, 1956
· Joint Legislative Budget final spending plan,” Seward commentator suggests that we
and 7:00 a.m., when residents leading outside are clear. William Bauer, son of Mrs.
Schedule – A timeline of added. also take a good look at our
are typically sleeping. The risk For more information on Alida Bauer of Unadilla, has
all of the major upcoming Finally, the webpage includes homes in view of what seems
of dying from a fire in a home smoke detectors, carbon mon- recently been notified by the
milestones for adopting an a feedback section where users to be the changing weather. In
without working smoke alarms oxide detectors and other infor- Colorado School of Mines that
on-time budget; can submit comments, opinions view of snowfall in February
is twice as high as in a home mation on fire safety and pre- he has been selected on the basis
· Senate Finance Committee or suggestions regarding the that was twice the average for
with working smoke alarms. vention visit www.fasny.com of high scholastic standing as a
Majority Revenue Forecast governor’s budget. that month, while January and
and www.nfpa.org. graduate fellow in the College
Report – An in-depth review “The governor’s budget pro- December was 57 inches, 20
of Mineral Engineering.
of the economic and rev- posal is a step in the right di- inches more than the norm, it
Nominations Due March 17 enue projections contained
in the governor’s budget
rection; however, changes are
necessary to formulate a final
would certainly seem wise for
us to shorten our driveways and
For Sidney C of C Honorees proposal;
· Senate Majority Staff Anal-
spending plan that meets the
needs and priorities of our up-
B-G Board make sure we are out of the way
of the water that is going to run
SIDNEY - Be sure to get your must be a current Chamber
nominations for the 2010 Busi- member. Mail your completed ysis – An inside Albany
breakdown of how the gov-
state families and businesses. I
encourage everyone to review
Meets March 17 off the hills. Unluckily, this is
not so easy to do.
ness and Citizen of the Years form to: Sidney Chamber of
awards in to the Sidney Cham- ernor’s proposal could af- the governor’s budget proposal BAINBRIDGE – The Bain- But cheer up: life can still
Commerce, PO Box 2295, Sid- fect various state programs and offer any relevant sugges- bridge-Guilford Central School be funny. My TV captioner
ber of Commerce office by
March 17. Forms are available ney, NY 13838, or drop off at and services; tions that will help reduce taxes, will hold a board of education recently interpreted a weather
the office at 24 River Street · Governor Cuomo’s Execu- increase jobs and lead to posi- meeting on Thursday, March report as “unusually cold air
online at www.sidneychamber.
during office hours (Tuesday- tive Budget Briefing Book tive economic growth,” Seward 17 in the Guilford cafeteria. The dove into the dessert.” Baked
org, or by calling the office at
– Includes the budget di- concluded. meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. Alaska, I presume.
561-2642. Business nominees Thursday, 9 am to 4 p.m.).
Tri-Town News — Thursday, March 10, 2011 — 5

Quarter Auction The following came in as a Letter to the Editor from Brigid Sullivan Algonquin Antique Auto Club
Mar. 18 to Benefit of Morris. Because it had a photo included, we are publishing it as a Looks at Logos to ID Club
Methodist Church separate article. BAINBRIDGE - The month- nized club and so far we fit this
UNADILLA – A Quarter ly meeting of the Algonquin category.
Auction Fundraiser for the Un- Antique Auto Club was held Everyone was reminded that
adilla Methodist Church will be on March 6, was devoted to the monthly articles regard-
held Friday, March 18 at 6:30 a presentation by Dana Munz ing the meetings are printed in
p.m. at the church, Main St., of Dana’s Designs, Harpurs- the Tri-Town News, and also
Unadilla. ville on the club logo products placed on the web site.
You may bid anywhere from she could provide for those Some preparations were
25 cents to one dollar on over that were interested. Orders made for the upcoming car show
50 items from kitchen items, to were taken for caps, shirts, and on June 12. The flyers to be
jewelry to gift certificates and jackets and she will have them mailed to previous participants
much more. ready and bring them back for were prepared for mailing. Er-
Doors open at 6 p.m. to view the next meeting. At that time, nie Whitacre will be in charge
the items. There is an admission those who were not present will of the kitchen and will welcome
charge. Raid your piggy banks be given an opportunity to place any offers for assistance.
and plan to come and have fun. their orders, if they desire. Un- Be sure to come and join us
fortunately, after April 1, a tax for our next buffet/meeting on
will need to be charged on those Sunday, April 3 at 2 p.m. in the
Tianderah DAR orders. These items will be use- Bainbridge Museum. New faces
To Hold Meeting ful in wearing not only to our
show but also to those attended
are always welcome.

Luncheon Mar. 12 when showing our cars as a way


of identification. Coin Show
GILBERTSVILLE – Tian- Raffle tickets were received
derah Chapter, Daughters of the from the National Association Is March 13
American Revolution, Gilberts- and made available to anyone
ville, will gather for the annual wishing to purchase them. In Oneonta
spring opening meeting and lun- The fee discussed at the pre-
cheon on Saturday, March 12 at ON THE STAGE following Sunday’s production of “Grease” are Tim and Kate vious meeting for local mem- ONEONTA – A Coin Show
12:30 p.m. a the Olive Branch in Sullivan with Lisa Graney, director and the cast. Matt and Chris are in the back with berships was voted out and will be held on March 13 from
Bainbridge. “Grease” character Danny. these people will just be con- 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Elks
Melinda McTaggart, Iro- sidered as guests. We recognize Lodge, 86 Chestnut St., Oneon-
quiois Chapter, will address the ta. Admission is free.
group. Melinda is a member of
the New York Committee for
Director and Cast of B-G’s “Grease” that a number of these people
are some of our best workers. Sponsored by the Otsego Nu-
mismatic Assn., this is the 21st
However, these people will not
Women’s Issues.
AnnMarie Hill and Virginia
Welcome Special Audience Members receive the National magazine,
which is always attractive and
Annual Coin, Cards and Col-
lectibles Show.
Liddle will host the luncheon. “There is currently a Na- late one such action. thrilled! informative, and they won’t There will be over 30 tables
tional and Statewide cam- “I brought my four young “The whole cast was wel- be able to show their vehicles. featuring coins, paper money,
Piecemakers To paign to “Spread the Word, to
end the Word”, the “R” word
adults (who happen to have
Down syndrome) to see
coming as Lisa introduced the
kids to them. This one small
We are just reminded that we
need 15 members to be a recog-
sports cards, books and other
collectibles.
Display Quilts that is. (http://www.r-word. “Grease” at the Bainbridge act of kindness made such
In Walton Show org/r-word-news.aspx)
“As the parent of several
High School on Sunday. It is
their favorite musical! We ar-
a difference to my family. It
was also a wonderful “model”
Superior Heating &
WALTON – The Walton His- young adults with disabili- rived early to get a good seat. for the cast. The kids were Air Duct Cleaning
torical Society, 9 Townsend St., ties, I wholeheartedly agree. We all thoroughly enjoyed greeted with smiles and hugs... 607-349-0831
Walton will present the “James The “R” word is insulting and the first act and were enthu- it certainly highlighted the hu- Kirk Gardner
Bryden Trunk Show” on Satur- demeaning. But the campaign siastic fans. At intermission, manity of each individual.
day, March 19 at 11 a.m. doesn’t go far enough. It will the director, Lisa Graney in- “This is the kind of thing Heating, Air Conditioning,
On display will be over 60 not stop as a result of adver- vited the kids to join the cast that will change the world, for Electric, Plumbing, and more
quilts presented by the Sunday tisements and signs—it will on stage after the curtain call the better, one “act” at a time.
Piecemakers Quilt Guild from Installations & Repair
stop because of good example for a quick “meet and greet” Lisa Graney, Bainbridge Dra-
Masonville. and actions. I would like to re- LICENSED AND INSURED
and a few pictures. They were ma Club...you rock!”
Watch next week’s Tri-Town
News for more details.

THE AFTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY


REMEMBERS
“THE WAY WE WERE”
AFTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY
HISTORICAL MINUTES NO. 920
by Charles J. Decker, Afton Town & Village Historian
Come back home.
116 South Main Street
Afton, NY 13730 March 2011

Leonora J. Weeks was a resident of the Town


of Colesville who kept a scrapbook in the early
20th century. The scrapbook was photocopied
by Helen Osborne, Town Historian of Windsor
and member of the Old Onaquaga Historical
Society. She gave me a copy of her photocopy.
Most of the clippings are for weddings and fu-
nerals. The obituaries are much different from
today’s lengthy ones which I clip and file from
the newspaper. The typical obituary from the
early 20th century contains only about 20 lines.
Thane Hurd at age nine. Picture Information is scant, often listing only the day
from Daisy Hurd Decker. of death, the place of death, the place of the
funeral, the presiding minister, and the place of
burial. Sometimes attendees of the funeral are given.
More prominent people had longer obituaries with details about the person’s life
MRI Service is now
and immediate survivors. No dear friends or pets are listed as in some modern obitu-
aries which might occupy two columns of the newspaper. Only occasionally is there available close to home!
a picture. Now there is often a color photograph, sometimes taken years before.
Included among the obituaries in this scrapbook are those for three of my Hurd • State of the art MRI Design and Technology
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a musician and was talented in drawing. I have some of her pencil drawings and also
her journal written from 1873 to 1898. The second is Thayne Hurd, young brother of
my grandmother, Daisy. Although he was only 16, his obituary was longer as he died
in a tragic drowning in the Susquehanna River on July 14, 1908, just below the dam
at Ouaquaga. He was swimming with several other boys and stepped into a deep
hole where there was a strong current. Two friends almost drowned in an attempt
to save him. The third is Griffin S. Hurd, father of Daisy and Thayne and husband of
Adah. He died on September 12, 1914 at age 71 at the home of Daisy in Afton. He
still mourned the deaths of his son and wife. All are buried at the Pratt Cemetery near
Harpursville.
CORRECTION: The column Historical Minutes Leroy B. Farns-
was in error in the issue for March 3. Mistakenly, worth, son
the information for the article was taken from the of Jonathan
diary of Leroy Burr Farnsworth, son of Jonathan F a r n s w o r t h .
Farnsworth. Everywhere that the name Jonathan is From picture in
used, the name Leroy should be substituted. Leroy Afton Masonic To learn more, please call (607) 865-2126
was also a Master of Afton Lodge No. 360 F. & Rooms. Afton
A.M., but in 1887. The biographical information for H i s t o r i c a l
Jonathan is correct. Society. £Ê/ˆÌÕÃÊ*>ViÊUÊ7>Ìœ˜]Ê iÜÊ9œÀŽÊÊ£ÎnxÈ
6 — Tri-Town News — Thursday, March 10, 2011

Rotary Club of Sidney to Host Spring into Gardening


Honor Society Banquet Mar. 15 TRI-TOWN’S OWN At the Sidney Library
SIDNEY – Each year the Central School District, class STIMULUS PLAN SIDNEY - Do you miss your Soon links were established, and
Rotary Club of Sidney provides
a dinner and program honor-
of 1972 and the chairman of the BY JOAN DICHIARA garden? Are you waiting for
spring? Join Becky and Ed Hill-
she has made contacts all over
the world. In 2009 the Hillicks
board of Mirabito Holdings Inc.
ing the students of the Sidney The banquet will be a regular ture you do not need. Also start ick on a virtual tour of their in- were shocked and thrilled to see
Ways To Save Money ternationally known garden blog, Plants and Stones listed as one
High School Honor Society and meeting of the Rotary Club and checking different companies to
On Gasoline Plants and Stones, at 7 p.m. on of the top twenty garden blogs in
their parents. The Rotary Club the entire program will focus on see if they can offer you a better
Since gasoline has gone up Wednesday, March 9, at the Sid- Horticulture magazine. In 2011,
of Sidney will be holding this quite a lot there are ways that rate and even check with your
the Honor Society Students. ney Memorial Public Library. if all goes as planned, Plants and
year’s Honor Society Banquet we can save money on gasoline. current company.
at the high school cafeteria on The dinner menu will be sal- Credit Cards They will tour their Stone Wall Stones will be included in a book,
ad, manicotti, meatballs, veg- When driving, slow down, the Garden and go back in time to “Gardens of the World”, by Aus-
March 15 at 6 p.m. faster you go the more gasoline If you have credit cards con-
etable, dessert, coffee and cake. sider just keeping one of them spring and summer, plants and tralian author, Julia Gaw. It has
The speakers for this year’s you are using.
Rotarians please RSVP to Bob for emergency and tear up the flowers. Becky started Plants and also been selected to be included
banquet are District Governor Make sure your tires are in- Stones as a garden journal. Using in topgardenblogs.com. Whether
Orville “Orv” Wright and John Weitzman by March 8 by email flated to the right level. You rest which will help you get
out of debt. This is the time of her digital photos, while keep- you are longing for spring and
Mirabito, an alumni of Sidney or phone at 563-2378. can purchase a digital pressure ing a garden journal for her own gardening, or would like to learn
gauge at your local auto parts the year that most of our read-
ers are receiving income tax satisfaction, seemed like fun. The about blogging in general, you
store and check your tires every fact that her writing was available won’t want to miss this informa-
refunds. If you have any credit
Unadilla Class of 1961 two weeks. You can find out
what your auto manufacturer
recommends by looking at the
card debt this would be a good
time to pay off your balance
for anyone to read made no im-
pression on her at the beginning.
tive and entertaining presentation.
It’s free at your local library!

To Hold 50th Reunion label glued to the inside of the


driver’s side door. If you tires
with your income tax refund. If
you are maintaining a balance
UNADILLA - The Unadilla lene Dykeman Renwick, please are under inflated by 5 pounds on your credit card pay more
than the minimum which will
ROBO the Robot to Visit
you will use 30% more gas.
Central School graduating class
of 1961 is planning a 50th re-
call Anna Ritchey at 563-1104
or e-mail 755ritchey@frontier- Maintain your car such as oil help pay the account off sooner.
Call your credit card company,
The Sidney Library March 19
union this year. On Sunday, net.net. changes, changing air filters,
etc. Also read your car manual if your account is in good stand- SIDNEY - On Saturday, ages of planets, stars and galax-
June 19 the class is inviting all ing, ask the company if they March 19 at 1 p.m. the Sidney ies made by the Hubble Space
classes particularly the classes, for recommended maintenance
schedule. This will cost you will reduce the interest rate you Memorial Public Library will Telescope and other NASA
from 1957 to 1969 for a chicken
barbeque picnic catered by Par-
Bring the Kids some money but in the end you are paying. The worse thing the host the program “Go for the missions to show how our un-
company can say to you is that
son’s Catering at the Unadilla To Story Time will have your car longer. If you
they won’t do it but you tried.
Stars ” presented by Gary T.
TM

Pozzato, Aerospace Educator.


derstanding of the universe has
changed over the past four hun-
have extra things in your car re-
Rod and Gun Club beginning
at noon.
At Afton Library move these things because the If you call and they give you a Traveling throughout New dred years.
lighter the car the less gasoline better interest rate you will pay England since 1992, Gary has The exhibit is part of a multi-
Letters will be mailed by the off your balance sooner.
AFTON - Children’s Story you will use. When the weather shared his knowledge of the year global celebration of as-
Alumni Association of the Un- Today it is about trying to
Time at Afton Free Library is cold don’t warm your car up space program with numerous tronomy, highlighted by the
adilla Central School and Acad- save money. Make a few phone
March 10, will feature “Runny too long as you will again use schools, libraries, and civic 400th anniversary of the first use
emy with their banquet being calls, you might be surprised
Babbit” by Shel Silverstein. This more gas. Answer to this prob- groups. He has worked closely of an astronomical telescope by
held on Saturday, June 18 at the what the company might offer
is a book of poems about rabbits lem is dress warmer. Also start with NASA personnel on sev- Galileo. The Visions of the Uni-
Elks Club in Sidney. Informa- you.
with the words twisted around: to plan your errands so you are eral educational projects, was a
tion on costs for both will be If you have any money sav- verse exhibit covers many topic
Runny Babbit (or bunny rabbit). not going out several times or certified flight instructor and has
forthcoming. ing tips or ideas please email me related to the exploration of the
Listen to the words as they car pool with a friend or relative helped with the manufacture of
Save the dates and plan to at kay01267@gmail.com. Till universe, from storms on the
are read and maybe you can un- to do grocery shopping. The equipment for the NASA Space
attend and reminisce with class- next time, have a great week. sun to features on the surfaces
derstand the billy sook! other alternative is walk if you Suit, Space Shuttle Orbiter, and
mates and friends. Spring is just around the corner. of Mars and the Moon, comets,
Our program will begin at live close to the stores instead of the International Space Station.
The class of l961 is looking star birth, and distant galaxies,
6:30 p.m. using your car. Meet ROBO the friendly
for information/address for Car- and compares how astronomers
Ways To Save Money On A robot who talks, moves and in-
Cell Phone Bill
Sidney Elementary teracts with the audience. Learn centuries ago viewed these phe-
nomenon with the discoveries
If you have had the same cell Application For about living in space, micro-
of modern day space scientists.
phone provider for a number of gravity, rockets and more. Vol-
UPK are Available
COIN SHOW
years this might be the time to unteers from the audience will For further exhibit informa-
start checking out other provid- perform live demonstrations tion please call the library at
ers for cell phone service. First SIDNEY – Children that and experiments. This program 563-1200.
try calling your cell phone pro- reside in the Sidney Central is free and open to all. Visions of the Universe:
Sponsored by vider and see if you can reduce School District and who will The program is a kick-off Four Centuries of Discov-
your bill by checking to see if be four years old before Dec. ery is presented by the Space
to the Visions of the Universe:
Otsego Numismatic Association there are features that you don’t 1, 2011 are eligible for Sidney
Four Centuries of Discovery Telescope Science Institute,
use which could reduce your Elementary School’s Universal Baltimore, Md., the Smithso-
21st Annual Coin, Cards & Collectibles Show exhibit that will be in the Smart
bill. Ask if they have any new Pre-Kindergarten program. Par- nian Astrophysical Observa-
Community Room of the Sid-
Sun., March 13 plans that would be cheaper for ents interested in having their
child attend UPK must call the
ney Library March 17-May 20. tory, Cambridge, Mass., and the

10 a.m.-3 p.m. you. Then start checking other


companies and compare. After SES main office at 563-2135
ext. 4200 or 4202 and request
This NASA-funded self guided
exhibit uses drawings and dia-
American Library Association,
Chicago, Ill., through funding
Elks Club comparing, and if you find a
cheaper rate with another pro- an application.
grams from the time of Galileo from the National Aeronautics
86 Chestnut St., vider, go back to your provider Applications will be mailed
and dramatic contemporary im- and Space Administration.

Oneonta and tell them you are going to to families requesting one. The
completed application and a
leave due to a better promotion
Free Admission with another company. Your copy of the child’s birth certifi-
cate must be brought to the SES
Catskill Hospice Rep to Speak
Over 30 tables featuring coins, paper money, current provider might offer the
sports cards, books, and other collectibles same promotion to keep you as main office by Friday, May 27
in order to be eligible for the lot-
To Pomona Grange March 12
SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE! a customer.
Cable & Internet Service tery drawing. WORCESTER – The Otsego a.m. Community Grange reports
Look over your cable and in- The class will be determined County Pomona Grange will will be given, with lunch served
ternet bill to see if there is a fea- by a lottery drawing held in the meet at the Worcester Grange at noon by the host grange.
SES lecture theater on Friday, Hall, Route 7, Worcester on Sat- The Family Activities com-
June 3. urday, March 12 beginning at 11 mittee will be holding the
Register Now For The Needlework and Woodworking
contest. The lecturer contest for

2011 Tri-Town
art and photography will also
be held with all entries for both
contests in place by 11 a.m.

Business Expo &


At 1 p.m. guest speaker, Rod
Hearing Testing • Hearing Aid Sales & Repair Roberts, LCSW of Catskill Area
OPEN: Tues.–Wed.–Thurs. 9-5 • Evenings by Appt. Hospice will present a power

Community Fair
point presentation of Camp For-
WAYNE TERRY, M.A. CCC-A get-Me-Not. He is founder of
AUDIOLOGIST the two day camp held at Camp
Shankitunk in Delhi for school

Saturday, April 9
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194 Main St., Unadilla, NY sego, Delaware and Schoharie
Counties who have suffered the
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
607-369-3802 • TOLL FREE 1-866-892-5705
loss of a loved one.
Any non-grangers/commu-
Sidney Fire Station Training Center, River St. nity members interested in this

Seeking businesses in the tri-county area to


Richard W. Wakeman, Inc. program are invited to come for
the presentation and learn more

Commercial Construction
about what Hospice offers.
showcase their products/services.
Registration Deadline Fri., March 18 Oil & Stone Driveways Meeting Notice
$25 Any Sidney, Bainbridge, or Unadilla Chamber Members HAMDEN - The Board of Di-
rectors of Cornell Cooperative
$40 Non-Members — tables and chairs provided — Extension of Delaware Co. will
Richard W. Wakeman LLC meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, March
Reserve Today for Guaranteed Space Authorized Butler Building Dealer 21, (snow date March 28) at the
Cooperative Extension Resource
Call 561-2642 Tues.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. or visit www.sidneychamber.org to register Center, 34570 St. Hwy. 10, Ham-
Sponsored by Bainbridge Chamber of Commerce, Unadilla Chamber of Commerce, SIDNEY • 607-369-5601 den. The meeting is open to the
public with comments at the be-
and Sidney Chamber of Commerce rwwakemaninc@stny.rr.com ginning of the meeting.
Tri-Town News — Thursday, March 10, 2011 — 7

MASONVILLE NEWS GILBERTSVILLE NEWS


ANNE SCOTT, CORRESPONDENT GEORGIANNA & ROBERTA HALBERT,
TELEPHONE 265-3368 CORRESPONDENTS TELEPHONE 783-2445
Thank You a.m. each Sunday. Sundays at GMU English teacher Jan was being deployed to Afghani-
All that were involved in the 9:30 a.m. there will be member- Costello and student Alexis stan for a year.
pancake breakfast at the Ma- ship classes. Lanza attended the Pen-in-Hand Betty Fraley and Paul Tourtel-
sonville Federated Church on Thursday, March 10 at 6:30 writer’s conference held in Little lotte have been recent surgical
Saturday, March 5 would like to p.m. there is a Bible Study. We Falls on March 4 and 5. One of patients at Bassett Hospital.
thank the community for their are studying 66 Love Letters the presenting authors was local Judy and Chuck Collier of
support and all who helped with From God by Larry Crabb. We resident Diane Gallo. Unadilla announce the arrival of
the serving preparing and donat- will look at each book of the Judy and Dean Veenhof were a grandson, Grady Charles, born
ing for the breakfast. Your help Bible, come and share with us. in Brownville, NY this past Sat- March 3 to Tylor and Leslie Wie-
is sincerely appreciated. Keep Sunday, March 13 Children’s SHOWING THEY CARE, students at the Afton Central urday for the surprise 85th birth- gand of Chenango Bridge.
in mind the next breakfast, Sunday school will start again School made Valentine letters, cards and decorations day party for Marge Adams. Word has been received of the
which will be done by the Sid- during the service. Cheryl and that were delivered to the New York State Veterans’ Marge was Judy’s first principal death of Walter Ocepa on March
ney Center Methodist Church, Mike Sherman will be the youth Home in Oxford Feb. 12. The students were learning when she started teaching for the 4 at Middletown. Arrangements
will be served at the Masonville leaders for this study. Please about veterans and how they help our country, and when 1966/67 school year on Staten are pending at The Johnston Fu-
Federated Church on Saturday, invite all children you know, it they heard about the Valentines for Vets program start- Island. neral Home in Morris.
March 19 from 7 to 10:30 a.m. will be fun. ed by Ann Landers in 1989, they decided to do some- Doug Murphy (son of Arthur There will be a soup and sand-
School News The Food Bank will be open thing for the local veterans. Since it started, over one and Marjorie) who lived, in the wich lunch served Thursday,
Reed Scott placed first at the on March 11 from 10 a.m. to 12 million valentines have been given to men and women 50’s, where June and Bruce Hug- March 19 from 11:30-1 at the
Sidney Youth Tournament on p.m. in the dining area, people who have served in the military. gins currently reside, died Feb. NLFH, offering a variety of soups
Saturday, March 5 at the Sidney can come and get items. If you 27 at the A.O.Fox Nursing Home. and sandwiches with pie for des-
Central School with the Sidney
team tying for second place
are unable to get to the church
for these hours, give Marie
Vendors Meeting Is March 14 The road was named after the
Murphy family.
sert. Free will offering.
Wednesday, March 16 at 7
with Unatego. The Deposit, Sherman a call at 265-3266 and For the 2011 Farmers Markets Wallace and Helen Palen spent
a few days at State College, PA
p.m., see the GMU Pops Concert
in the GMU auditorium.
Hancock team placed first. Con- she will be glad to help you. SIDNEY - Cornell Coopera- of vendors in these three markets.
gratulations to all the wrestlers. The Masonville Bicentennial attending the funeral services Friday, March 18 is Fam-
tive Extension sponsored three There is a great need in Delaware
Don’t forget that Daylight Sav- Committee met last week at the of her brother Dr. Chauncey A. ily Movie Night at GMU. ‘Me-
Farmers’ Markets in 2010, one in County for markets that partici-
ing Time begins on Sunday, church. The next meeting will Morehouse. gamind’ will be shown at 7 p.m.
Walton, one in Sidney and one in pate in the Farmers’ Market Nutri-
March 13. Remember to set take place on Wednesday, April Roberta Halbert spent last Fri- in the auditorium. Free!
Deposit. Local producers are in- tion Program (FMNP), redeeming
your clocks ahead one hour be- 6. All are welcome to attend. day afternoon visiting Deanne For all you snow birds - we
vited to the organizational meet- produce coupons for WIC clients
fore you retire for the evening Utter in Otego. have snow and more snow!!!!
ing for the 2011 market season and senior citizens. Although the
Last week, Ben Hill took his Most schools and some business
on Saturday.
Good luck to all students, your WELLS BRIDGE scheduled for Monday, March 14,
at 1 p.m., at the Cornell Coopera-
FMNP participants are the target
audience, Extension would like to
mother Barb to East Hardwick, are closed as the result of the 12
third progress reports will be
mailed on Tuesday, March 15.
NEWS tive Extension office in Hamden offer additional locally produced
VT to help at the Michaud house-
hold while Mommie (Crystal) is
plus inches of snow that started
falling Sunday afternoon.
ALICE HARAGEONES (snow date March 21). The meet- foods and increase the number of
staying at the hospital with baby Thought for the day: The only
The Rotary Honor Society ing will focus on the 2011 Market cash paying patrons as well.
banquet will be held at the high 988-6641 Schedule, WIC Check Opportu- Please contact Jeanne Darling
Hadley who was born Feb. 27. person who likes change is a wet
school cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. John Rowe is recuperating at baby. (Mark Twain)
nity, the FMNP, Recruiting Ven- or Valerie Dudley at 865-6531 or
also on Tuesday. home following knee surgery at
Wow! Saturday a lot of snow dors, and Market Promotion. vsd22@cornell.edu to register to
Thursday, March 17 is St. Chenango Memorial Hospital.
melted. Was spring going to This season, as we celebrate attend or if you have any interest
Patrick’s Day and there is one- Mary Jane Schaeffer, Barbara DEADLINES
come soon? Then Wham! I was the Centennial of Extension, we in participating in one or all of
half day scheduled for a Staff Butts, Arlene Daniels, Rose and
driving home in the rain on Sun- would like to expand the number Extension’s market sites in 2011. All ads, news stories,
Development Day. Glenn Foster, Roberta and Roger
day and as I got nearer to home, Halbert attended the Presbyter photos, etc. for
The All-County Spring Fes-
it turned into flakes. It snowed inclusion in the paper
tival in Oxford will be Friday,
March 18 and Saturday, March
all night, the wind was fierce What’s Been Eating At workshop held Saturday at the
Ninevah Presbyterian Church. must be in by
and Monday morning we looked
19 with the concert at 3 p.m.
There will also be no school
out on 16 inches of snow! Then Our Golden Eagle Feeders? Sylvia (Smith) Lindbergh of
Burlington Flats recently spent
MONDAY 5:00 PM
(Holiday Week – Friday 5 pm)
it stopped around noon and at 2 ONEONTA - On Friday, research is the ability to view five days with her son Justin Wil- We Thank You For Your
for a Parent Conference Day on
p.m. the sun was out. Most ac- March 18, Tom Salo of The the variety and numbers of other liams and family at Ft Bragg, NC. Cooperation
Friday, March 18.
tivities were cancelled. We’ve Delaware-Otsego Audubon So- scavenging species. Justin is in Special Forces and
Birthday Wishes
had a very strange winter. ciety will present an educational
Birthday wishes this week
Rescheduled Meetings program on its efforts to docu-
go out to Scott Gregory and Pat
Chapter 179 of the Eastern ment the winter range of eastern
Lent on March 13; Alexandrea
Star was postponed until Mon- Golden Eagles. The program
Sexton on March 15; Tanyo Jo
Scott and Ruth Huntington on
March 16; Jesse Kleingardner
day, March 14 at 7:30 p.m.
The Wells Bridge Auxiliary
postponed to March 14 also.
will be at the Elm Park Method-
ist Church, 401 Chestnut Street, 2`1O`Zb]\@cZSW\AWR\Sg
on March 18; Beth McKown Oneonta beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Church News Refreshments will be served, and
on March 19; and Gabe Cod-
The Sand Hill United Meth- all are welcome! More informa-
dington and Brian Hebbard on
odist Church begins at 9:30 a.m. tion at tomsalo@localnet.com or
March 20. Have a great day
each Sunday. The first Sunday 607-965-8232.
everyone.
of each month is Communion Salo, a DOAS Director and
On Sunday, Feb. 20, Pecabo
Sunday. Also, it is food pantry co-Chair of the Franklin Moun-
Scott celebrated her 5th birthday
Sunday. Patty Decker read from tain Hawk Watch, will discuss
with lots of cousins and other
2nd Peter, 1:16-21 and Psalm “What’s Been Eating at our
relatives at her home. All had a
99. Golden Eagle Feeders?” showing
good time playing and visiting
Prayer List photographs from two seasons of
and Pecabo was very pleased to
Ida Eden is going for surgery; research using motion-sensitive
have everyone come.
Doris Beckley had cataract sur- wildlife cameras. He has been a
Church News
gery on one eye and expects to leader in New York State for ef-
Interim Pastor Roger Davies
get the other done soon; Ruth forts to define Golden Eagle mi-
and the church are very excited
Searles, Joey Glover and others gration corridors and the northern
about the 40 Days of Purpose
in heart and mind need prayers, limits of their winter range.
event that is going on at the
church and in homes. If you are
interested in signing up for a
especially all those in tornado
areas.
Alice Harageones and girls
Road-killed deer carcasses
were used to bait sites in Dela-
ware and Otsego Counties to
g]c¸dSU]bQ]\\SQbW]\a
group study, call Pastor Roger
at 265-3774.
visitesd Avis Terry at the Chest- monitor the local presence of at the Sidney Health Center.
nut Street Nursing Home in these rare birds.
Church services are at 11
Oneonta on Sunday. A fascinating benefit from this
Carlton Rule, MD, recently joined the staff of Julius Nagy, MD,
Ken DeMott, FNP and Kelly McLaughlin, PA,
and is accepting new patients.

Dr Rule is a well known Otsego County Family Practice Physician.


He has extensive knowledge and experience with patients of
all ages. Let Dr Rule help you achieve your optimum health!

Call for an appointment: 607.561.2021


Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information, visit www.bassett.org.

MT. UPTON MEMORIES


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Creation of the mtuptoncentral.wordpress.com
Bill Walters website, was to develop and implement an We accept most insurance plans
Phone 315-246-0025 informational site to impact all viewers by giving and offer 24-hour access to a Bassett Healthcare-Sidney
them a dynamic and interactive vivid picture of medical provider. 39 Pearl Street, Sidney, N.Y.
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8 — Tri-Town News — Thursday, March 10, 2011
Falk until his second retirement Donna Guinn both of Norwich; si; and nephew, Pasquale M. Trevor. She is also survived by

OBITUARIES in 2009.
Funeral services were held
Monday, March 7 at Root Fu-
his brothers, James Guinn and
his wife Linda of Norwich and
Roy Guinn and his wife Phyllis
Colagrossi.
A memorial service will be
held in July.
her close friend Jerri Bush and
her favorite cat, Mr. Whiskers.
Anna grew up in Afton and
neral Home, 23 N. Chenango of Cincinnatus; his grandchil- In lieu of flowers, memorial lived all of her life in the Bing-
Thomas L. and 7 by Rev. Mark Gantley, Pas- Street, Greene. Rev Amy dren, Eric Guinn of Wagram, contributions may be made to hamton, Cortland and Oneonta
Mary Lou Ball tor. Burial will be in Glenwood Gregory, pastor of First United N.C., Kim Dixon of Philadel- Catskill Area Hospice and Palli- areas. She retired from the
Cemetery, Afton in the spring. Methodist Church, Greene of- phia, Pa., Stacey Flanagan of ative Care, 1 Birchwood Drive, Raymond Corporation, enjoyed
COVENTRY - A memorial The family requests, in lieu ficiated. Burial will be in Willet Colorado Springs, and Jason Oneonta, N.Y. 13820. traveling and working on Gene-
service for Thomas L. and Mary of flowers, donations may be Cemetery in the spring. and Courtney Flanagan of Ox- To light a candle or send an alogy. But most of all she loved
Lou Ball will be held Saturday, made to Moffitt Cancer Center Condolences may be sent to ford; two great-grandchildren, online condolence please visit her family. She was a blessing
April 9, from 10 a.m. to noon at www.moffitt.org. the family at www.rootfh.com. Haven and Manna Guinn. Vern www.bookhoutfuneralhome. to all of us and we will forever
at the Coventry Fire Station. Arrangements by the Os- is also survived by his two sis- com. Arrangements are being miss her and cherish our memo-
Family and friends are invited terhoudt-Madden Funeral Vernon Guinn ter-in-laws, Charlotte Guinn of handled by Bookhout Funeral ries of her.
to attend. Home, 69-71 Maple Street, Norwich and Shirley Guinn of Home, Otego. Special thanks to the staff at
Harpursville. NORWICH – Vernon E. Florida; as well as many nieces, the Willowpoint Nursing Home
On-line condolences and ex- Guinn, 77, life long Norwich nephews and cousins. Carol A. King who took Mom on trips, gave
pressions of sympathy may be resident and well known area Besides his parents, Ralph and her the best care and in the end
made at: www.omaddenfh.com. contractor, passed away Sunday Jessie; Vern was predeceased by UNADILLA - Carol A. King, stood by her. We are forever
morning, March 6, 2011, in the his sister, Bessie Brown; and his 55, of Unadilla, entered into rest grateful for all of you.
LaVerne D. Furman, Sr. Chenango Memorial Hospital. brothers, Robert, Carl and Wil- Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, at Bassett There will be a Memorial
Vern was born in Norwich in liam Guinn. Medical Center, Cooperstown. Service on Saturday March 12,
OPELIKA, ALA: LaVerne May of 1933 and was the son Funeral services for Vern She was born April 25, 1955, 2011 at 4 P.M. at the First United
D. Furman Sr., 65, of Opelika, of Ralph and Jessie Keplinger will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, in Chester, Pa., the daugh- Methodist Church in Chenango
Ala., formerly of Endicott. Our Guinn. He grew up in Norwich March 10 from the R.J. Fahy ter of the late Frank and Mary Bridge. Friends may call at the
beloved brother, husband, father where he attended the Norwich Funeral Home. The Rev. David (Greene) Wise. church from 3 P.M. until the
and grandfather passed away in schools and was a 1951 gradu- Spiegel Sr., pastor of the First Carol was a former employee time of the service. Burial will
Auburn, Ala., with his loving ate of the Norwich High School. Baptist Church of Norwich, of Mead-Westvaco in Sidney, be in the spring at the Glenwood
family by his side on March 1, In March of 1953, Vern entered will officiate. Interment with and was a resident of the tri- Cemetery in Afton.
Robert P. Dawson
2011. the United States Army where full military rites will be held at town area for many years.
He was predeceased by his he served his country in Korea a later date from the Mt. Hope There will be no calling Walter J. Ocepa
AFTON - Heaven has be-
parents, Everett and Myrtle and Hawaii and was honorably Cemetery. hours. A memorial service was
come a better place to be, today,
(Bergman) Furman; sister, Belle discharged in March of 1955. In lieu of flowers, please con- held Sunday, March 6, at the UNADILLA - Walter J. Oce-
March 3, 2011, Robert Pierre
(Furman) Sprague; and by his Returning home he gained em- sider memorial contributions to Westcott Funeral Home, Un- pa, 82, of Unadilla, passed away
Dawson, 68 years old, passed
brother, Frank Furman. ployment with the Norwich the Norwich Fire Dept., EMS adilla with the Rev. Fred Albre- on Friday, March 4, 2011, sur-
at his home surrounded by his
LaVerne is survived by his Pharmacal Co. where he worked Program, c/o Chief Chawgo, 31 cht officiating. rounded by his family.
family.
loving wife of 46 years, Linda for a period of five years. In East Main St., Norwich, N.Y. Arrangements by the Westcott He was born on March 31,
Robert had a remarkable life
S. (Peterson) Furman; three sons 1960 he began his own contract- 13815 or to the Norwich Food Funeral Home Inc., Unadilla. 1928, in Kulpmont, Pa., to the
and has left a wonderful legacy.
and daughters-in-law, LaVerne ing business, Vernon E. Guinn Closet, c/o Emmanuel Episco- late Walter E. Ocepa and Adella
He was born in Hot Springs,
(Al) and Kathy Furman, Les Contracting, and soon became a pal Church, West Main St., Nor- (O’Brick) Ocepa.
Ark. and lived in both Florida
and Christina Furman, both of well known and respected con- wich, N.Y. 13815 with checks Walter married the love of his
and N.Y. Robert served in the
Opelika, Ala., Brian and Penny tractor. Over the years Vern was made payable to the Norwich life, the late Shirley Ocepa on
US Air Force, was a sales man-
Furman of Harpursville; daugh- responsible for many construc- Food Closet. May 12, 1956. Walter served in
ager for Southern Bell and man-
aged a movie theatre in Pa. He ter and son-in-law, Wendy and tion projects throughout the the United States Navy and was
was a member of the PGA and Christopher Folyton of Endi- area. Even though he officially Anna Hiller a Korean War veteran. He was
officiated at many PGA tourna- cott; five grandchildren, Frank- retired in the late 1990s, he still a Nassau County Policeman for
ments. He took over the Afton lin and Nicholas Furman, Kath- remained active in the business OTEGO - Anna Hiller, 82, 30 years, and had his own re-
Golf Club with his brothers, erine Furman, Steven and Tyler until his health declined. of Otego, passed away on Tues- frigeration and air conditioning
Guy and David in 1985. Folyton; three sisters and two Vern’s family and home al- day, March 1, 2011, at home business.
Robert was a 10 year cancer brothers-in-law, Bernice and ways came first. His sense of surrounded by her family. Walter moved to Unadilla in
survivor being treated at Moffitt Carlton Rockwell of Greene, humor and keen wit always She was born Nov. 13, 1928, 1984, and became active in the
Cancer Center in Fla. He had a Betty Lou and Dennis Bates of kept people on their toes and he in Fairfield, Conn., the daughter Gilbertsville Grange and was
passion for golf and developed Norwich, Beatrice Brown of could never sit idle. He could of the late Matias and Virginia Town Justice. He was a mem-
the same passion for watercolor Greene; brother and sister-in- often be found building one (Diaz) Arbas. Anna Myers ber of Holy Cross R.C. Church
painting and won many awards law, Phillip and Darlene (Dolly) of his many bird houses. One She moved from Connecti- of Morris and the Gilbertsville
for his paintings. Above all, his Furman of Endicott; brother-in- of his most memorable times cut to Otego with her husband AFTON - Our Beloved Mom, American Legion Post #1339.
greatest passion was his family. law and sister-in-law, Larry and was when he had 60 donkeys Ignaz in 1960, together they ran Grandma and Great Grandma, Surviving family are three
He is survived by his wife Rebecca Peterson of Owego; shipped from Death Valley in a dairy farm. Anna’s love for Anna M. Myers, passed away daughters and six grandchildren,
of 40 years, Joan; his daughter, several nieces, nephews, cous- a project known as “Save The gardening has been enjoyed by on February 11, 2011 at the Wil- Barbara Ann and Louis Tutone,
Tami and son-in-law, Bryan; ins and friends in New York and Donkeys.” To this day Vern still family and friends with her nu- lowpoint Nursing Home in Ves- and son Michael of Benbrook,
his beloved grandchildren and Alabama. had two of the donkeys at home, merous flower beds. tal, NY. She was predeceased Texas; Jean Attolino and sons,
twinkle in his eyes, Ava and LaVerne lived life to the full- which he cared for on a daily Anna is survived by her sons, by her parents Ray and Marion Dominick and Eugene of New
Jake; his brothers, Pat, David est. He enjoyed going to the basis. He was a member of the Dave, Michael, Thomas, Ed- Livingston and her husbands; Hampton; Denise and Richard
and Guy and their families; sis- Camp in McDonough, hunting, Norwich Elk’s Club, B.P.O.E. ward and Frank; her daughters, Ike Beardsley and R. Lyman Rosalia and sons, Richard, Mat-
ters, Debby and Raphael and fishing and spending time with #1222 where he enjoyed many Donna and Mary; brothers, Stevens. She is survived by her thew and daughter, Julia Ann of
their families; and many dear family and friends. He was a pitch games over the years. James and Herman Arbas; and sons; Carl and Ruth Beardsley, Vero Beach, Fla.; and brother,
old friends. member of West Corners Fire On Aug. 18, 1990, in Nor- numerous grandchildren. Robert and Peg Beardsley and John of Long Island.
He is predeceased by his son, Department and a member of wich, he married Virginia Frink. She was predeceased by her David and Jan Beardsley, her Calling hours will be from 2
Robert. Universal Twenty Year Club. Besides his wife Ginny; Vern is husband of 50 years, Ignaz grandchildren; Carl and Tracy to 7 p.m. Friday, March 11, at
A funeral Mass was offered He retired from Universal in survived by his daughter, Ka- Hiller; her sister, Josephine Beardsley, Jolenne and Derek the Johnston Funeral Home in
at St. Agnes Church, Spring 1997 and moved to Opelika, trina Guinn of Gilbertsville; his (Fifi) Colagrossi; goddaughter Friedman, Jamie Beardsley, Morris.
Street, Afton on Monday, March Ala. and worked at Rexnord- sisters, Anna Mae Quincy and and niece, Joanne Colagros- Carrie Martel and Tim White, A Mass of Christian burial
Josh and Jen Beardsley, Rock- will be celebrated at 11 a.m.
sand and Don Atkinson, Burt Saturday, March 12, at Holy
and Dottie Archer, Jamie and Cross R.C. Church in Morris
Mike Bean, Jessica and Suren with the Rev. Jeffrey L’Arche
Vis and Joni and Travis John- officiating.
son, her great grandchildren; Committal services with mil-
Nathan, Nicholas, Max, Noah, itary honors will be held in the

The J oyce
Ethan, Dominick, Autumn, spring in Brookside Cemetery
Annalisa, Matt, Shawn, Tif- in Gilbertsville.
fany, Robin, Buddie, Jazmynn, In lieu of flowers, the fam-

Funeral Home, Inc.


Hailey, Megan, Alaura, Ty and ily suggests donations may be
made in his memory to the But-
ternut Valley Grange, P.O. Box
IN MEMORIAM
179 Main Street 321, Gilbertsville, N.Y. 13776.
Online condolences may be
Unadilla, NY IN MEMORY OF
PAUL NORTHRUP
sent to the family at www.john-
stonfh.com. Funeral arrange-
(607) 369-2391 Honey, it’s now twenty years
since we had to say good-bye.
ments are by the Johnston Fu-
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That was the day that I lost not
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Anna J. Powers
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We went through so much in
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123 Main Street, Unadilla, N.Y. shine again grieve and that is hard. Your grief our thirty year marriage, but our
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I read that “marriage is not
Christopher, that she went to
“Affordable Funeral & Cremation them will be healing. Little by little a matter of counting years, but
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Thursday, March 3, 2011.
We couldn’t do a lot of things
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Though unexpected, we know
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Our Motto — “Serving As We Would Be Served” help you. We have assisted countless
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things we could do, such as our
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several nieces and nephews. held on Thursday, March 10 at with Pastor Sally Soltysiak of try in the United States Army Extended Hours at
OBITUARIES In addition to her son, Paul
Christopher; and her husband,
11 a.m. at the Barber Memorial
Home, Inc., 428 Main Street,
the Stamford United Methodist
Church, officiating. Interment
and was a long time member of
the Elks Club in Sidney. He was Transfer Station;
(Continued from Page 8) Paul Francis, Anna was prede- Johnson City. The Rev. Robert will be at a later date. an avid fisherman, volunteered
ceased by her brothers, Anthony Peak will officiate. Burial will Condolences may be left at for a local theater group and en- Electronics No Cost
gether in heaven again after 52
Be and Peter Be; and a sister, be in Vestal Hills Memorial the funeral home website hall- joyed building model airplanes.
years of marriage. As with our COOPERSTOWN - The
Theresa Montione. Park. tarifh.com. Funeral arrange- Most of all he enjoyed spending
dad, our mom’s greatest joy was Northern Transfer Station in Coo-
Friends were invited to call The family will receive ments have been entrusted to time with his loving family and
her grandchildren. The baths in
from on Sunday, March 6, at friends on Thursday, March 10 the Hall-Tari Funeral Home, friends. Since New Years Eve, perstown now has extended hours
the sink, swimming in the kid-
C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, at 10 a.m. until the time of the Stamford, under the direction of he was able to visit all his chil- Monday – Saturday 7 am – 3 pm
die pool, trips to McDonald’s
21 Main St., Sidney. A Mass service at the Barber Memo- William A. Tari. dren, grandchildren and great for County residents to dispose
and the Dollar Store, all are of their household garbage and
of Christian Burial was held on rial Home. Donations in her grandchildren.
memories they will cherish a
Monday, March 7 at St. Agnes memory may be made to the A celebration of life service recyclables. The Cooperstown
lifetime. Her best gift to them,
Church, Spring St. Afton. Com- American Heart Association, 59 was held at Christ the Redeemer Transfer station is located 1 mile
besides her love, was her knack
mittal will take place in the Court Street, Binghamton, N.Y. Church in Yuma Ariz. Grave North of Cooperstown on Rt
of sewing. Her “cuzzies” (blan-
spring at Glenwood Cemetery, 13901. side committal service will be 28/80 heading toward Fly Creek.
kets) will forever be held by her MOSA is now accepting un-
Afton. held at Chenango Valley Cem-
granddaughters. A hairstylist wanted electronics free of charge
In lieu of flowers, memorial Marjorie L. Snyder etery in Hillcrest (Binghamton),
by trade, Anna’s biggest love at both the Oneonta and Cooper-
contributions may be directed in the spring.
was raising her children, along
to St. Agnes and St. John’s SOUTH GILBOA - Marjorie In lieu of flowers, donations stown MOSA transfer stations
with her extended family in the
Churches, 34 South Main St. L. Snyder, 90, passed away at may be made in his name to the during regular operating hours
neighborhood. The door was al- Monday thru Saturdays, 7 a.m.
Bainbridge, N.Y. 13733. Con- her daughter’s home in Wells charity of your choice.
ways open and “her house was – 3 p.m. The Oneonta MOSA
dolences may be sent to the Bridge on Tuesday, March
your house” where you would transfer station is located on Silas
family online at www.landersfh. 1, 2011, surrounded by her
find homemade cinnamon buns Lane off I-88 Exit 13, adjacent to
com. family.
and white pizza. Anna, also the Oneonta waste-water treat-
The family wishes to send She was born in Maplecrest
known as “meatball mamma” ment plant.
their heartfelt thanks and un- on Oct. 5, 1920, the daughter of
was very active with Marriage Electronics accepted free of
ending support to Dr. Stephen Lewis H. and Margaret (Wal- John L. Turner, Jr.
Encounter, Teen Seminar and charge include:
was a member of the Secular
Dygert, Alice Burnett and his lace) Irish. No Charge For TV’s & TV Consoles, Com-
staff. Arrangements are under Marjorie was married to BINGHAMTON - John L.
Franciscans. The countless, lov- puter Monitors, CPU’s & Serv-
ing friendships formed will for-
the direction of C.H. Landers Charles N. Snyder on May 16, Turner, Jr., 82, of Binghamton, Obituaries ers, Household Batteries, Cell
Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., 1938, in Hobart. She resided in passed away unexpectedly on There are no charges for
ever touch our family. Phones, Telephones and Misc.
Sidney. South Gilboa for more than 85 March 1, 2011 at Yuma Re-
Anna is survived by her obituaries placed in The Tri- Electronics including Keyboard-
children, Brian Powers of Ar- years. gional Medical Center in Yuma
Town News. We do reserve Mouse Speakers, Scanner-Print-
lington, Texas; Denise and Mi- She was employed as an as- Ariz. while visiting his youngest
Margette Rolls the right to edit them er-Fax Machines, Copier-Type-
chael Belmont of New Hartford, sembler by Astrocom Electron- daughter.
writers, VCR-CD-DVD Players,
N.Y.; Marie and Mark Lowe of ics in Colliersville for 15 years He was predeceased by his to fit our standards and
BINGHAMTON – Margette Gaming Equipment and Audio/
Nineveh, and Kathleen and Pat- retiring in 1983, thereafter, she parents, John and Nina Turner; request that only obituaries
Rolls, 68, died on Sunday March Video Equipment.
rick McNeill of Johnson City; worked at the Hunter Mountain and wife, Margaret D. Turner. for people with local
6, 2011 at Lourdes Hospital. For more information on recy-
as well as Tom Natale, who Ski Complex for several years. He is survived by his very dear
She was predeceased by her connections be submitted. cling in Otsego County, call the
was like a son. We graciously She was predeceased by her sister, Evelyn Hazlett of Endi-
husband, Patrick; and brother, Our deadline is Monday County Solid Waste Department
acknowledge Brittany Paige husband, Charles, in 1968; sons, cott; his children, Eric J. Turner
Charles. at 547-4225 or visit www.otse-
Hulbert and Elizabeth “Betsy” Joseph and Lewis; sisters, Mil- and wife Barbara of Palm Coast, at 5 p.m. You may submit
She is survived by her two gocounty.com/solidwaste or the
Pluta, who mom loved as her dred Rhoades, Geraldine Plan- Fla.; Linda Peloso and husband obituaries to ttnews@
sons and daughters-in-law, Montgomery Otsego Schoharie
own. She is also survived by her kenhorn, Genevive Johnson; Martin of Bainbridge, and Pa- tritownnews.com or mail
Christopher Rolls of New MOSA Authority at 518-518-
loving grandchildren, Ashley and brother, Clifford Harris. tricia Morris and husband Dana
Paltz, Timothy Rolls and Hilary them to PO Box 208, 296-8884 or visit www.mosainfo.
Belmont, Malayia and Makenna Marjorie will be remem- of Yuma, Ariz.; along with nine
Shepard of Hays, Kan.; sister Sidney, NY 13838. Inquiries org.
Lowe and Erin McNeill, all who bered with love by her daugh- grandchildren, Joshua Youngs,
and brother-in-law, Charlene about In Memoriam
adored their “mommo.” She ters, Patricia (Paul) Clark of Jessica Youngs, Michael De-
and Joe Brill of Binghamton; In 1939, Frank W. Cyr, a professor
is also survived by her sisters- Unadilla, and Lynda (James) leon, Michelle Deleon, Nathan advertisements may be
mother-in-law, Frances Rolls at Columbia University’s
in-law, Charlette Be, Roberta Crawford of Wells Bridge; Turner, Ryan Turner, Erica directed to Anna Ritchey at
of Binghamton; sister-in-law, Teachers College, organized a
Be, and Phyllis Powers; her and nine grandchildren; 13 Turner, Michelle Davenport and
Marie Stocks of Binghamton;
great-grandchildren; and two Scott Morris; and eight great- 607-561-3526. national conference on student
nephews and their wives, Leon- brother-in-law and sister-in- transportation. It resulted in the
ard and Maryann Montione of great-great-grandchildren. grandchildren, nieces, nephews
law, John and Nancy Rolls of adoption of standards for the
Mass., and Charlie and Maryann Friends called Friday, March and dear friends.
Guilford; also several nephews.
Montione of Fla., together with 4, 2011, at the Hall-Tari Funeral He proudly served his coun- nation’s school buses, including the
A funeral service will be
Home, 40 Main St., Stamford, shade of yellow.


10 — Tri-Town News — Thursday, March 10, 2011
Gray & Shelton 32 48
TRI-TOWN AREA Anderson & Taylor 28 52

BOWLING RESULTS
Ireland & Jones 22 58
High Single: B. Tallmadge,
290cg; M. Mott, 211cg. High
Triple: M. Anderson, 773; K.
20th Century Lanes nez, 171; T. Cottell, 167, 178; Bruning, 659.
Retirees, 3/2/11 B. Labelle, 168; R. Curtis, 175, Honor Games: L. Seeley,
Hasbeens 140 60 168; S. Cutting, 172; L. Grego- 180; M. Burlison, 236, 247cg,
PB&J 112 88 ry, 172; J. Roof, 162. 213; M. Anderson, 278cg,
Grandads 98 102 Honor Series: R. G regory, 256cg, 239cg; E. Tallmadge,
Misfits 92 108 610; C. Lafever, 472; W. Book- 197; M. Mott, 211cg, 182; B.
Larry’s Boys 88 112 hout, 541, R. Tietjen, 506; G. Tallmadge, 290cg, 236cg; P.
Buckaroos 70 130 Lindroth, 492; T. Cottell, 477; Jones, 217, 247cg; D. Ireland,
High Single Scratch: D. R. Curtis, 499; S. Cutting, 477; 247, 213, 214; D. Ciborowski,
Niles, 213; J. Aymar, 192. High L. Gregory, 460. 201;B. Shelton, 237cg, 236,
Single Hdcp: D. Niles, 220; 226; K. Bruning, 186, 205; R.
J. Aymar, 235. High Triple Galaxy Bowl-2/24/11 Bruning, 213; F. Haynes Jr.,
Scratch: G. Harris, 550; J. Ay- Thurs. Morn. Winter 207, 217.
mar, 486; High Triple Hdcp: G. Gutter Dusters 122 70 Honor Series: L. Seeley, 510;
Harris, 577; J. Aymar, 615. Pin Pals 118 74 M. Mott, 541; K. Bruning, 559;
Up & Coming 112 80 ROSEMARY GREGORY, center, director of the Tri-Town News/Sidney Favorite Printing
Honor Games; R. Platt, 190, M. Burlison, 696; P. Jones, 649; bowling tournament, presents the $600 first-place check to Steve Palmer and Mark
G. Harris, 205; J. Miller, 192. Pinseekers 84 108 D. Ireland, 674; B. Shelton, 699;
Ups&Downs 76 116 Bryden. The two have been in the tournament all 23 years and were presented the first-
Honor Series: D. Niles, 507. F. Haynes Jr., 650; M. Ander- place prize for the first time on Sunday afternoon at 20th Century Lanes in Sidney.
The Babes 64 128 son, 773; B. Tallmadge, 712.
20th Century Lanes High Single: D. Fritzsch, 231.
City-3/1/11
Justice Constr. 52 28
High Triple: D. Fritzsch, 517.
Honor Games: D. Fritzsch,
Independent Bowling League
Week 25, 3/1/11 Palmer-Bryden Crowned as Champions
Moose Lodge
Prinz Excavat.
244 Racing
52 28
48 32
46 34
231; C. Pletl, 173; B. Bulter,
153, 159; J. Stevens, 159; S.
Titus, 174; J. Adams, 164; L.
Sidney Typo
Wagner Nineveh
Kam Auto
100.5 69.5
86 84
84.5 85.5
in Tri-Town Doubles Tournament
D Sponge 44 36 Craig, 174, 150, 160; G. Lin- Team 2 69 101 SIDNEY - The long time $150. tory of the Tri-Town Doubles
BK Coffee 36 44 droth, 185, 168; C. Daughtrey, Scratch Game: B. Tallmadge, partners of Steve Palmer and The final four teams returned than any other team, but were
20th Century Lanes 36 44 161, 178; M. Whitmore, 172; D. 235. Scratch Series: B. Tall- Mark Bryden walked away with at high noon on Sunday, March never quite able to take home
Ermeti’s Tavern 36 44 Christiance, 150; P. VanLoan, madge, 659. Hdcp Game. A. the first place check this year, 6. The teams bowled two sets of first until this year. Out to win
Two Doughboys 34 46 152; A. Wilber, 159. Locke, 261. Hdcp Series: B. after bowling together in the three games: the first set for po- they were, and they did it in im-
High Single: B. MacPherson, Honor Series: D. Fritzsch, Tallmadge, 716. Tri-Town News/Sidney Favor- sition, the second set for place. pressive fashion, bringing down
256. High Triple: B. MacPher- 517; B. Butler, 457; L. Craig, Honor Games: B. Tallmadge, ite Printing Doubles Bowling On lanes five and six were the house during the place set
son, 706. 484; G. Lindroth, 491; C. 235, 226; A. Locke, 229; R. Tournament since its inception. Aylesworth-Rowe and Boice- with a 1,411, the highest series
Honor Games: C. Null, 217; Daughtrey, 470; M. Whitmore, Johnson, 215; T. Harmon, 204. Now that I’ve given away the Gregory. Michael had a rough rolled in this year’s tournament.
L. Rowe, 236; K. Davie, 206; 454. Honor Series: B. Tallmadge, most important information, morning, only rolling 536 the Steve had games of 177, 179
D. Finch, 232; P. Jones, 247; 659; R. Johnson, 603. let’s backtrack to find out how first set. His partner, Alan, had and 232 for a 588 series. Mark
S. Martin, 213; D. Nages, 247; Galaxy Bowl-3/2/11 we got there. 589 with high games of 221 and came to life the second set, roll-
T. Beers, 202; M. Gray, 209; C. Wed. Night Earlybirds Five teams showed up on 217. They rolled 1,192. Lisa had ing games of 205, 177 and 228
Cawley, 229; B. MacPherson, SFCU 119 73 Saturday, March 5, to bowl in a 491 series with a high game of for 610. Nice bowling gentle-
237, 256, 213; J. Cole, 203, 225; Peanut Gallery 105 87 the semi-finals. The scores were 181. Lydia had a 532 series with men, you deserve the win! First
K. Macumber, 211, 219, 205; A. Sipples Farm 102 90 either really high, or quite low; a high game of 191. Their total place paid out $600. In addition
Charron, 213; S. Simonds, 226; Upturn Ind. 95 97 there was no in-between, and was 1,275. On lanes seven and to the cash prizes, the top four
J. Halbert, 202. B Busters 93 99 only four teams were going to eight were Palmer-Bryden and places received plaques donated
L. Rowe, 602; P. Jones, 624; Trash Mashers 91 101 return on Sunday for the finals. Mazzarella-Walker. Steve had by 20th Century Lanes.
B. MacPherson, 706; J. Cole, Wives Gone AWOL 90 102 April Mazzarella and Jamie a great second game of 236cg Making a tournament like this
627; K. Macumber, 635. Bruning Ent. 73 119 Walker were high for the day finishing with 592. Mark pulled come together takes the involve-
High Single: M. Mott, 247cg. with 1,355. April had her per- his weight in the semi-finals, so ment of many, so acknowledge-
20th Century Lanes High Triple: M. Mott, 673. sonal best series of 523 with he took it easy the first set, only ments must be made! Although
Mon. Morn. Coffee Honor Games: D. Armstrong, games of 160, 184 and 179. Ja- finishing with a 498 series (181 I’ve stated it every single week, I
Rosebuds 128 72 200; D. Carr, 187; L. Noble, mie had a 621 series with games high game). They finished with need to give another huge shout
YoYos 120 80 183; K. Bruning, 202, 180; S. of 191, 237cg and 193. Right 1,303. April had a high game out to this year’s sponsors, for
Four on Floor 109 91 Gifford, 192cg; T. Stanton, 191; behind them with 1,339 was of 165 for 448. Jamie had a 657 without them, this tournament
The Foxes 108 92 M. Mott, 192, 234, 247cg. Steve Palmer and Mark Bryden. series with games of 210, 222cg wouldn’t be possible: Tri-Town
Curtis Cuties 100 100 Honor Series: L. Noble, 534; Steve had a high game of 190 and 225. They finished with News and Sidney Favorite
Country Girls 95 105 K. Bruning, 536; T. Stanton, and a 491 series. Mark bowled 1,316. Printing, Fastenal, Mang Insur-
Ladybugs 90 110 527; M. Mott, 673. excellently, knocking out games The score sheets were ance, Mirabito Energy Products,
Friends 87 113 of 209, 204 and 222 for 635. checked leaving the standings Smith Insurance Agency, The
Hustlers 83 117 Galaxy Bowl Also with a 1,300, 1,303 to be as such: on lanes one and two, Tax Professionals, B.K. Coffee,
Mutts & Jeff 80 120 Sun. Night Allstars exact, was Michael Aylesworth Aylesworth-Rowe and Boice- C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel,
Honor Games: R. Gregory, Harmon & Bird 64 16 and Alan Rowe. Michael had a Gregory would be bowling Huff Ice Cream, J&M Trophies
191, 178, 241; C. Lafever, 176, Tallmadge & Mott 50 30 high game of 248cg with a 586 head-to-head battling for third and Superior Heating & Air
177; A. Wilber, 174; S. Beames, Shelton & Ciborowski 49 31 JIM SLOANE bowled series. Alan started slow with and fourth place, and on lanes Duct Cleaning, thank you all for
160; W. Bookhout, 183, 163, Bruning & Haynes 42 38 a 300 and an 800 at a 180 game, but finished with third and fourth, Palmer-Bryden your support! Thanks to Uncle
195; R. Tietjen, 179, 170; J. Team 4 39 41 Galaxy Bowl Feb. 24. 256cg and 214 for 650. The last and Mazzarella-Walker would Jeff and Aunt Lynne Mazzarella
Ruling, 161; G. Lindroth, 178; Liberatore & Mot 38 42 He was bowling in the team to sneak in for a slot in the be facing off for first and sec- for running the bowling end of
C. Jackowski, 202; M. Marti- Wicks & Hurd 36 44 Thursday Night Men’ finals was Lisa Boice and Lydia ond place. Finishing in fourth things at 20th Century, espe-
League on the Butts Gregory with 1,189. Lisa had a place with 1,154 was Michael cially when I couldn’t be there.
Concrete Team. His 474 and Lydia had a 463. Not Aylesworth and Alan Rowe. Many thanks and hugs to Grand-

You Deserve It... team mates were Denny


Smith, Lynn Warner,
Barry MacPherson and
their best performance in the
tournament, but just enough to
advance, which is okay! Not ad-
Alan brought in a 629 series
with games of 218, 216 and 195.
Fourth place took home $200.
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Taking third place then, was
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Together, they shot 1,228. Lisa
ing; you are a Godsend. Thanks
to the members of the Sidney
Varsity Bowling Team and the
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SENIOR MEALS At Tri-Town Regional Hospital QUARTER AUCTION


Olive Branch at Jericho Fundraiser for
SITE MGR.: Joanne Gill SIDNEY - A new series of in individuals with fibromyal- Thursday Pitch League
PHONE 563-2212 classes in Tai Chi Easy are gia. In other studies Tai Chi has Week 8 Unadilla Methodist Church
starting at Tri-Town Regional been shown to improve balance, Judy & David 33 15
MONDAY, MARCH 14 Hospital in Sidney March 26 reduce blood pressure, relieve Colleen & Cindy 30 18 Friday, March 18
Chicken fricasse, rice pilaf, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Tai Chi has pain and improve immunity. Janette & Nancy 28 20 6 p.m. - Doors Open; 6:30 p.m. - Auction
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whole wheat bread, brownie
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TUESDAY, MARCH 15
$5 Admission Includes:
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Beef patty, peppers, onions,
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mashed potatoes, peas, whole Tai Chi is a low-impact and ment and Tai Chi can even be Dawn & Roni 25 23
wheat bread, iced yellow cake slow motion form of movement practiced alone once the proper Craig & Jim 25 23

Acoustic Bluegrass
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16 that focuses your attention on techniques have been learned. Sharon & Jim 24 24
Stuffed shells, seamed spinach, breathing deeply and naturally. Tai Chi is widely accepted as a Mike & Marty 23 25

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tossed salad, garlic bread, The movements are natural, gen- useful aid in reducing stress and Dave & Sam 23 25
mandarin oranges tle, and can be easily adapted for improving the ability to move Linda & Wendy 22 26
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Corned beef and cabbage, who are very fit and even people important factor in preventing Debbie & Randy 21 27
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boiled potatoes, cranberry juice, who are confined to wheelchairs falls especially as we age. Freida & Eddie 20 18
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MONDAY, MARCH 14 p.m. with her very popular class 7961 to sign up for either the Salad Bar, Donations:
vegetables, winter squash,
Sloppy Joe sandwich, seasoned for adults. Last fall, a group of beginners’ or the experienced Desserts, Adults $7.50,
whole wheat bread, apricot Beverages All Children 12-5 $5,
potato wedges, cream of broccoli enthusiastic dancers learned a beginners’ classes, or for more halves
variety of steps and routines and information. Included 4 & Under Free
soup and chocolate drop cookie WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16
TUESDAY, MARCH 15 had a wonderful time tapping CELEBRATE ST.
Sweet and sour pork over brown their hearts out! Now, those tap PATRICK’S DAY
rice, oriental blend vegetables, dancers will be returning for the The Cawley Family Corned beef and cabbage, TUESDAY, MARCH 15
PRE-ST. PADDY’S
tossed salad with l.f. balsamic next phase of learning while a parsley potatoes, peas and
vinaigrette, and apricot halves brand new group of beginners Thanks Sponsors carrots, oatmeal bread,
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16 has the opportunity to become
For Their Support pistachio pudding TRADITIONAL

IRISH DINNER
Breaded fish with tarter sauce or tap dancers as well. FRIDAY, MARCH 18
grandma’s meatloaf with gravy, It is not necessary to have Vegetable lasagna, stewed
macaroni and cheese, French cut any past dancing experience. BAINBRIDGE – The Caw- tomatoes, spinach, fruit juice,
SPECIAL $11.95 SERVING
green beans and apple cobbler You only need to come com- ley family would like to thank warmed garlic bread (Centers
THURSDAY, MARCH 17 fortably dressed and ready to Walter Ray Williams Jr. for at- Only), Italian bread (HDM 5 – 9 PM
try something new and fun. This tending and bowling in the Jer-
ST. PATRICK’S DAY
class will get your feet moving emy Cawley Memorial Bowling
Only), lemon meringue pie, plus regular menu with
LIVE IRISH MUSIC
Corned beef, cabbage and lemon pudding (HDM Only)
carrots, whole baby potatoes with and give you the opportunity to Tournament.
parsley and Shamrock cookie shake off the winter doldrums Thanks to our loyal sponsors
FRIDAY, MARCH 18 including: Jess F. Howes, Inc., WINDY HILL 6 – 8 PM
Broccoli and cheese, fish with
tarter sauce or chicken riblet,
Sidney Center; Fred’s Body
Shop, Walton; Peck Inc., Un- SENIOR CENTER ALL-YOU-
CAN-EAT
THURSDAY
mashed potatoes with gravy,
winter squash and chilled pears
adilla; Catalog Outlet, Unadilla;
Butler Auto Sales, Sidney; Sid-
COVENTRY • 656-8602 March 17th
Senior Center
ney Federal Credit Union, Sid-
ney; Mead Westvaco, Sidney;
THURSDAY, MARCH 10
Bologna and cheese sandwich IRISH BUFFET
SERVING
$11.95
S&S Auto, Sidney; Alan Steere, with lettuce and tomato,
To Celebrate Schyler Lake; John’s Garage, roasted potato medley, chicken 11 AM – 10 PM
March Birthdays Bainbridge; JC Pro Shop, Nor- vegetable soup with crackers, featuring: corned beef, ham, TAKE-OUTS
wich; Mark and Beth Zimme- oatmeal bread, fruit cocktail cabbage, red potatoes, carrots,
AVAILABLE
HARPURSVILLE – Come in rian, Hartwick; Royal Chrysler, TUESDAY, MARCH 15 onions, plus salad bar & much more
and enjoy our monthly birthday Oneonta; Track Side Dinning, Turkey Divan, egg noodles, — REGULAR MENU ALSO AVAILABLE —

JERRY’S INN
party with Bob Jensen at 11 a.m. Sidney; D&D Trophies, Afton; California blend vegetables,
on Monday, March 14. He’ll be RC Sales, Sidney; Chambers multigrain bread, peanut butter
& O’Hara, Sidney; Kris and cookie
playing the guitar and singing
THURSDAY, MARCH 17 18 West Main St. Bainbridge ~ 967-5008
our favorites. Then enjoy home- Earnest Cawley, Franklin; Bob
ST. PATRICK’S DAY Restaurant Hours: Mon. thru Sat. 11 am-10 pm;
made birthday cake for all and a Fink, Sidney; Video Entertain-
gift lunch coupon for all March Corned beef and cabbage, Sun. Bar Menu Noon-8 pm
DALE SMITH bowled ment, Sidney; Sidney Auto
birthday folks present. parsley potatoes, peas and Bar Hours: Mon. thru Thurs. til 1 am;
his first 300 Feb. 25 at Body, Sidney; Deb Ostrander,
Monday’s hot lunch will be carrots, rye bread, pistachio Fri. and Sat. til 3 am; Sun. Noon-9 pm
Galaxy Bowl. He was Sidney; Jakes Deli, Otego; Gal- pudding with cherry and
sloppy Joe sandwich, seasoned bowling on the Friday axy Bowl, Bainbridge; and Two
potato wedges, cream of broc- topping
Night Mixed League. Doughboys, Sidney.
coli soup and chocolate drop His team was Hang We will be having the results
cookie. Ten Team, and his of our tournament at the end of
Please call to reserve your
meal no later than noon on Fri-
team mates were Steve March in the Tri-Town News. The 58th Annual
Survilla, Sue Smith and
day, March 11 at 693-2069. Lisa Jaindl. His scores
were 178-226-300=704.
As always, we thank all our
sponsors, without them we could
not put this tournament on.
SIDNEY
Senior Center
To Hold St. Pat’s
Corned Beef & Cabbage
ROTARY
Party March 17
HARPURSVILLE – We in-
D I N N E R
11th Thursday,
PANCAKE DAY
March 17
vite you to celebrate St. Pat’s at
the Eastern Broome Senior Cen-
ter on Thursday, March 17. We
look forward to Rebecah Kilbury
ANNUAL

5:00 pm ‘til gone Sat., March 12


playing Irish music on piano.
with potatoes, carrots,
homemade Irish soda bread,
River St. Fire Station Training Center, Sidney
Come a bit early and enjoy our
green morning goodies served at
and cake for dessert
7 a.m.–1 p.m.
10:30 a.m. Then stay for a hot TAKE-OUTS
meal of corned beef, cabbage and
carrots, whole baby potatoes and
for dessert, Shamrock cookie.
$
1000
PER PERSON
AVAILABLE
in eco-friendly • ALL YOU CAN EAT• FREE
containers Pancakes, Maple Syrup,
After lunch we will have fun Sausage, Eggs and Beverage CHILD FINGERPRINTING
with a scavenger hunt for Lep- Bainbridge Museum Adults $6.00 • Children 7-12 $3.00 & PHOTO ID
rechauns. Please call to reserve (South Main Street) BY SIDNEY POLICE DEPT.
your hot meal no later then noon • 6 and under Our Guests 9 A.M. TO NOON
Benefit Bainbridge Historical Society
on Wednesday, March, 16.
12 — Tri-Town News — Thursday, March 10, 2011

CHURCHES
firstpresbyterianbainbridge 6:30 p.m. - Prayer Service;
HIGHER GROUND CHRISTIAN Sunday, March 13 Teen Scene
CHURCH 9:45 a.m. - Sunday School for all Sunday
96 E. Main St., Afton • 639-3746 ages; 11 a.m. - Worship 10 a.m. - Sunday School;
We are handicap accessible.
Joe Funaro, Pastor 10:45 a.m. - Morning Worship;
Tuesday GRACE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP 6:30 p.m. - Evening Service.
7 p.m. - Prayer Meeting.
SIDNEY
SIDNEY UNITED 240 Main St., Unadilla • 369-3081 563-9755
METHODIST CHURCH Rev. Scott Garno, Rector Friday NINEVEH PRESBYTERIAN
Roman Kauffman, Pastor
12 Liberty St., Sidney • 563-1921 Wardens: William Goodrich & 7 p.m. - Mid-week Service. Sunday CHURCH
SACRED HEART CHURCH Sunday Rte. 7, Nineveh • 693-1919
Rev. Dr. Susan Heafield Mark Jones 9:30 a.m. - Worship.
Liberty Street, Sidney 10:30 a.m. - Sunday Worship
Thursday, March 10 Sunday Wednesday Rev. Emrys Tyler
Saturday Mass: 5:30 p.m. Children’s Ministries available during service. Afton
1:30 p.m. - UMW meeting, Dorcas 9 a.m. Christian Education (all ages); 7 p.m. - Prayer Meeting. Thursday
Sunday Mass: 8:30 & 10:30 a.m. Healing House open 10 - 2 Tues. & Thurs.
Room 10 a.m. - Holy Communion. 6:30 p.m. - Bible Study
Mon. - Fri.: Daily Mass at 9 a.m.
Saturday, March 12 Wednesday Sunday
Confessions Saturday:
4:30-5 p.m. or by appointment, call 10 a.m. - Anyone who plays a musi-
cal instrument join a rehearsal for
12 p.m. - Holy Communion
Handicapped accessible.
ST. AGNES CATHOLIC
CHURCH OF AFTON OTEGO 9:30 a.m. - Morning Worship; 10:45
a.m. - Sunday School
563-1591 from 9 a.m.- noon Fr. Mark Gantley OTEGO PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
worship songs in sanctuary Tuesday
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Web: kofcsidney.org 18 River Street • 988-2861
FAITH COMMUNITY CHURCH Sunday, March 13 1-5 p.m. - Pastoral office hours;
9 a.m. - Sunday School, Holy Church and Main Sts., Unadilla 18 Spring Street • 967-4481 Sunday
32 West Main & Adams Sts., Sidney Wednesday
Grounds Café; 9:45 - Chancel Choir; (Handicapped accessible/ Sundays 9 a.m. - Worship including Children’s
Jim Ingalls, Pastor • 967-8167 9 a.m. - Bible Study
10:15 a.m. - Worship service fol- Child Care available) 8:30 a.m. - Mass Conversation and Children’s Sunday
Sunday 7 p.m. - Adult Choir Rehearsal
10 a.m. - Noon. - Bible Study; lowed by fellowship and youth choir Rev. Patty Wolff, Pastor • 369-4630 School; 10 a.m. - Coffee Hour; 10:30
Wednesday, March 16 Sunday AFTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH a.m. - Adult Sunday School.
6 p.m. - Worship Service. Academy St., Afton • 639-2121 Buildings are ramp accessible. THREE PINES
Wednesday 6 p.m. - Bell Choir; 7 p.m. - Chancel 9:45 a.m. - Sunday School; 11 a.m.-
Rev. Lynn Shepard • 829-2531 COMMUNITY CHAPEL
6 p.m. - Bible Study. Choir Worship followed by coffee hour;
12:15 p.m. - Choir practice; 1 p.m. Sunday OTEGO UNITED METHODIST E. Windsor Road (Doraville)
Roast Pork Dinner & JAARS benefit 10:30 a.m. - Choir Practice; CHURCH Nineveh • 693-1897
CHURCH OF CHRIST ST. LUKE’S LUTHERAN CHURCH
at EG 11 a.m. - Worship Service 8 Church Street • 988-2866 Harold Lefler, Pastor • 693-2193
26 Cartwright Ave., Sidney W. Main St., Sidney • 563-1806
Transitional Pastor Tom Olson Tuesday Pastor Lisa Jo Bezner Sunday
Larry Bailey, Preacher • 563-9695
GILBERTSVILLE
373-3244 6:30 a.m. - Men’s Breakfast and Bible Sunday 10 a.m. - Sunday School;
Sunday
Friday, March 11 Study; 1 p.m. - Harmony Circle at 11 a.m.- Worship 11 a.m. - Morning Worship;
Radio Program: Bible Truth - WCHN, Elevator Access to all levels.
7:45 - 8 a.m., 970 AM; WCDO, 8:15 11:30 a.m. - Rotary Agnes Hoffman’s GILBERTSVILLE BAPTIST 6 p.m. - Evening Worship.
- 8:30 a.m., 1490 AM, 101 FM; Saturday, March 12 Coming Thursday, March 17 CHURCH Wednesday
9 a.m. - Weight Watchers 4:30-7 p.m. - St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Commercial & Elm Sts.
FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH 6:30 p.m. - Prayer Meeting.
10 a.m. - Bible Class; 11 a.m. - Wor- OF OTEGO
ship Assembly. Sunday, March 13 in the flelowship hall. Menu includes (607)783-2993 Church
9 a.m. - Christian Education; 10 corned beef, cabbage, onions, car- W. Branch, Otsdawa Rd., TROUT CREEK
Wednesday Rev. Kurt Funke, Interim Minister
a.m. - Traditional Service; 11 a.m. rots, potatoes, dessert and beverage. Co. Rt. 6, Otego • 988-7144 COMMUNITY CHURCH
10 - 11 a.m. - Bible Study; 859-2436
- Fellowship & coffee; Men’s Bake Take-outs available. Fundraiser for Thursday, March 10 Pastor Bill Allen Pastor Judy Travis
7 - 8 p.m. - Bible Study/Worship.
Auction during Fellowship building fund and mission outreach. 7 p.m.-Choir Practice at Presbyterian Sunday Sunday
ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH Every Wednesday Call Sharon Havens at 610-4033 or Church 9:30 a.m. - Sunday Morning Service; 9 a.m. - Sunday School;
25 River St., Sidney • 563-3391 11 a.m. - Study Group; Louise Lesh at 369-9579 for info. Sunday, March 13 10:45 a.m. - Sunday school 10 a.m. - Worship Service;
The Rev’d Jim Shevlin, FHC Rector 7 p.m. - Choir rehearsal 9:30 a.m.-Morning Worship; Sunday 11 a.m. - Fellowship
624-1470
Sundays SIDNEY BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH AFTON School; Jr. Worship Pre-K-2; Kids
Worship 3-6 grades FRANKLIN SIDNEY CENTER
10 a.m. - Adult & Children 27 Division St., Sidney UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Tuesday, March 15 UNITED METHODIST CHURCH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School; 10:45 a.m. - Holy Pastor Frank Donnelly 34 Spring St., Afton • 639-2082 9-10 am-Coffee/tea with Pastor; 11 Rev. Dr. John Hill • 895-9917 Rev. Rachel Barnhart, Pastor
Communion, and Anointing for 607-334-6206 Rev. Dolly L. Tarreto, Pastor a.m. Bible Study, book of Matthew Sunday 369-2052
Healing in Jesus’ Name - followed by Sundays Sunday Wednesday, March 16 10:45 a.m. - Worship Service. Until Further Notice Worship Ser-
coffee and fellowship. 10 a.m. - Sunday School; 11 a.m. 10:45 a.m. - Morning Worship; 6 p.m.-Junior Youth Group; 6:30 p.m. vices will be at the Fire Hall
Tuesdays - Worship; 6 p.m. - Evening Service coffee & fellowship following Ash Wed. Service ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH Sunday
11 a.m. - Bible Study (bring bag Wednesdays Thursday, March 17 Corner of Main & Institute Sts. 11:00 a.m.- Worship Service
lunch) 6:30 p.m. - Prayer Meeting AFTON BAPTIST CHURCH 5:30-6:30 p.m. St. Patrick’s Day Sup- The Rev’d Jim Shevlin, FHC Rector
30 Caswell St., Afton • 639-1030 per - NLFH; 7 p.m.-Choir Practice at 624-1470 SIDNEY CENTER
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH GUILFORD CENTER Christopher Prezorski, Pastor Presbyterian Church Sunday BAPTIST CHURCH
28 River St., Sidney PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 9 a.m. - Service followed by coffee
www.fbcafton.org 10440 Main St. • 369-9571
Kenneth Southworth, Pastor Sunday CHRIST CHURCH and fellowship.
Thursday Pastor Dennis Murray
Church Office: 563-8456 10:30 a.m. - Worship 38 Marion Ave., Gilbertsville 1st Sunday of Month
6-7:30 p.m. - Praise Band Practice Sunday
Parsonage: 563-1166 Friday 783-2267 1:30 p.m. - Holy Communion
UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 9:45 a.m. - Praise and Bible Study;
firstbaptistchrc@stny.rr.com 7:30-10 p.m. - Youth Group christchurchgville@frontiernet.net
OF EAST GUILFORD 10:30 a.m. - Morning Worship
Sunday, March 13 Sunday Joseph Acanfora, Pastor COMMUNITY BIBLE CHURCH
Rev. Patty Wolff, Pastor Sunday 25 Center St., Franklin • 829-5471
Service
9:30 a.m. -Sunday School; 10:45 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. - Morning Worship,
563-1083 or 369-4630 9:30 a.m. - Sunday school; 10 a.m. Dr. Walt Schlundt, Pastor Wednesday
a.m. - Gathered Worship; Flock Lord’s Table, Children’s Worship;
Groups as designated; 5 p.m. Corner of State Rt. 8 and Co. 35, - Adults & children service, Holy Sunday 6:30 p.m. - Midweek Prayer and
East Guilford, 2.5 miles from Sidney 11 a.m. - noon - Children’s Sunday Bible Study
- Youth Group; 6 p.m. - Informal School groups; 11 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Communion; 4:30 p.m.- Service of 11 a.m. - Worship Service.
Evening Service www.eastguilfordpc.org Christian Healing
- Teen & Adult Fellowship; 11:15 a.m. NAKSIBENDI HAKKANI
Sunday
Monday, March 14
6 p.m. - First Place meeting 9 a.m. - Worship
Tuesday
- noon - Teen & Adult Sunday School
Groups; 5:30-7 p.m. - Youth Core; FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Gilbertsville • 783-2867
AREA MUSLIM CENTER
1663 Wheat Hill Rd.,
Wednesday, March 16 6-7 p.m. - R12 Session #4 UNATEGO COMMUNITY CHURCH
9 a.m.- Men’s Breakfast/Bible Study; 6:30 a.m. - Men’s breakfast and Bible Sunday Sidney Center • 607-369-4816
Tuesday Brian Cutting, Pastor
6 p.m. - TeamKids Club; 6:30 p.m. study 7 p.m. - Mission Board meeting 11 a.m. - Worship Service. Sheykh Abdul Kerim Al-Kibrisi
The church is handicapped accessible.
Office: 369-7425 Five Prayers Daily
- Gathered Prayer Wednesday unatego-church@live.com
UNADILLA 6:15 a.m., 8:15 a.m.; 2 p.m.- Prayer/ Sundays
Thursday
Evening Program
BAINBRIDGE
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL Bible Study; 6:30-8 p.m. - WOL &
CHURCH 10:30 a.m. - Worship at Otego Friday
FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST Gopher Club; Teen Bible Study at building (290 Main St.); nursery and
1 Bridge St., Sidney • 563-1329 LIGHTHOUSE CHURCH Paul’s; 6:45-8 p.m. - Prayer/Bible BAINBRIDGE UNITED 1 p.m. - Jummah
(across from library) junior church available for children
1050 Covered Bridge Rd., Unadilla Study METHODIST CHURCH Tuesdays
Pat Robinson, Pastor Pastor R. Michael Amos • 369-2754 27 N. Main St., Bainbridge • 967-2782 MASONVILLE FEDERATED
Church Office: Tues., Thurs., Fri. 6:30-8:30 p.m. - Sr. High YFC Club
Handicapped Accessible. Nursery Available. NORTH AFTON Rev. Dolly L. Tarreto, Pastor CHURCH
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Sundays at Unadilla building, 16 Watson St.
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Sunday Services Sunday
Thursday, March 10 Wednesdays
10 a.m. - Sunday School for all ages; Co. Rd. 17, Afton, NY 9 a.m. - Worship Service; 5:30 p.m. Gospel Community at 10 a.m. - Adult Sunday School;
2 p.m. - Diaconate; 7 p.m. - Choir 11 a.m. - Morning Worship; 6:30 p.m. Rev. Brandilynne Craver, Pastor 9:15 a.m. - Sunday School; coffee & 11 a.m. - Worship Service, Children’s
Saturday, March 12 Otego building, 290 Main St.
- Evening Praise and Worship hour 656-7908 fellowship following service Thursdays Sunday School.
8 a.m.- 1 p.m. - Bloodmobile at First Tuesday Sunday Assisted listening system for those with special
Congregational Church hearing needs.
6:30-8:30 p.m. - Jr. High YFC Club
10 a.m. - Ladies’ Bible Study 10:30 a.m. - Worship. at Unadilla Building SAND HILL
Sunday, March 13 Wednesday UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
9:30 a.m. - Bible Study; 10:30 a.m. 7 p.m. - Bible Study and Prayer/Teen ST. ANN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH ST. PETER’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH Rev. Lisa Jo Bezner, Pastor
WELLS BRIDGE BAPTIST
- Worship and Sunday School; 11:30 Time 125 S. Main St., PO Box 22, Afton On the Park Bainbridge • 967-3441 Sunday
David Steensma, Pastor
a.m. - Coffee Hour www.stannsaftonny.org The church with the red doors.
9:30 a.m. - Morning Worship
7 Church St., Wells Bridge
Tuesday, March 15 UNADILLA FRIENDS CHURCH Supply Clergy: Rev. Marilyn M. Sanders, Rector 607-988-7090
9-10:30 a.m. - Men’s Book Group Rogers Hollow, Unadilla Rev. Ralph G. Groskoph; Sunday Services UNION VALLEY
Sunday
(guest minister will speak on his Benjamin Shaw, Pastor •563-2266 David Hanselman, Lay Pastoral 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
9:45 a.m. - Sunday School;
mission to Haiti) Sunday Leader Lay Pastor Andrew Doyle
ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST 10:30 a.m. - Social Time (Coffee); 11
10:30 a.m. - Morning Worship. Handicapped accessible.
a.m. - Morning Worship Service 607-316-7546
SIDNEY ASSEMBLY OF GOD Sunday Service CATHOLIC CHURCH
Plankenhorn Rd., Sidney, 563-8247 Wednesday Sunday
FIRST UNITED METHODIST 9:15 a.m. - 1st & 3rd Sundays Holy 32 S. Main St., Bainbridge • 967-4481
(1st road on left after Del. Co. Humane Society) 6:30 p.m. - Prayer and Bible Study 10:30 a.m. - Morning Worship &
CHURCH Eucharist; 2nd & 4th & 5th Sundays Fr. Mark Gantley
Rev. Bernard Knutsen, Pastor 170 Main Street, Unadilla • 369-2052
Sunday School. Coffee and Fellow-
Morning Prayer Web: kofcsidney.org MOUNT UPTON
Sunday Rev. Rachel Barnhart, Pastor ship follows.
Each Tuesday Saturdays UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
9:30 a.m. - Sunday School, all ages; Every Thursday 6:30 p.m.- SERTOMA, Parish Hall 4:30 p.m. - Reconciliation Rev. Peggi Eller, Pastor GUILFORD UNITED METHODIST
10:45 a.m. - Morning Worship; 6 p.m. 7 p.m. - AA & Al-anon meet Each Thursday 5:15 p.m. - Vigil Mass Sunday CHURCH
- Evening Worship Service Every Sunday 8 p.m. - Alcoholics Anonymous Sundays 11 a.m. - Worship Service. Rev. Peggi Eller, Pastor
Monday 9:30 a.m. - Worship Service followed closed meeting, Parish Hall 11 a.m. - Mass First Sunday: Holy Communion Sunday
1 p.m. - Intercessory Prayer Meeting by coffee & fellowship; 10 a.m. Each Sunday Third Sunday: Prayers for Healing. 9:15 a.m. - Worship Service.
Tuesday Sunday school 8 p.m. - Alcoholics Anonymous FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Emerg. Food Pantry 764-8365. Community Emergency Food Bank
6:45 p.m. - Adult Bible Study; Royal Monday, Friday and Saturday 12 S. Main St., Bainbridge
Rangers for boys grades 3-6; Girls’ 11 a.m. - Noon - Food Pantry and MERCY FELLOWSHIP 967-8034 • www.bainbridgefbc.com FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF Call 895-6822.
Ministries for girls grades 3-5 Clothing Pantry 967 Rt. 41 (1.2 miles) N. of Rt. 7, Afton Pastor: Rev. John Koopman MOUNT UPTON
Every Monday John Snel, Pastor Clerk: Mrs. Secrest Gerald K. Bovee, Pastor • 764-8361
COVENTRY UNITED METHODIST
CIRCLE DRIVE ALLIANCE CHURCH 7 p.m. - Bible Study Church: 639-1964 • Study: 693-3692 Church is handicapped accessible through the Lay Pastor Andrew Doyle
back door. Pastor is in when the frog is on the door. Wednesday
6 Circle Drive, Sidney Every Tuesday Sundays 607-316-7546
Mail newsletter articles to jkoopman@stny.rr.com 7 p.m. - Midweek Prayer and Bible
Rev. Robert Goldenberg, Sr. Pastor 7 p.m. - Grieving Support Group 10 a.m. - Worship Service or drop in the church box. Sunday
Study Service.
Kelvin McKnight, Asst. Pastor Second Thursday of the Month Fridays 9 a.m. - Morning Worship and Sun-
Sunday, March 13 Sunday
Church Office: 563-1120 7 p.m. - Administrative Council 7 p.m. - Prayer Meeting and Bible day School, young family friendly;
8:45 a.m. - Sunday school for all 9:45 a.m. - Sunday School;
www.cdaconline.org Monday, Friday, Saturday Study fellowship and coffee hour follows.
ages; 10 a.m.- Service with Com- 10:45 a.m. - Worship Service;
Saturday 11-12 noon - Food Pantry open munion, Sermon Title “Do We Really
HOPE CONGREGATIONAL 6 p.m. - Evening Service.
6:30 p.m. - Saturday Night Alive! Handicap Accessible Listen?” COVENTRYVILLE
Contemporary Worship Service CHURCH FIRST CONGREGATIONAL UCC
Coming March 21 HARPURSVILLE
w/nursery & children’s ministries. UNADILLA CENTER 129 Main St., Afton • 639-4237 Pastor Joyce Besemer
Board Meetings UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday UNITED METHODIST Rev. Maryann Palmetier 113 Co. Rt. 27, Bainbridge
Wednesdays Sue Shields, Pastor
10 a.m.- Contemporary Worship Rev. Norman Tiffany Rev. George Geres
Noon - Midweek Bible Study, if there 222-3175 Sunday
Services with nursery and children’s 1203 Butternut Rd., Unadilla Sundays
is no school there is no meeting Sunday 10:30 a.m. - Worship and Sunday
ministries. Regular Sunday Services 9 a.m. - Coffee Time; 9:30 a.m. -
10 a.m. - Sunday School; School; coffee hour
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - Worship Service; Morning Worship (Children’s Sunday FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 11 a.m. - Morning Worship Wednesday
7 p.m. - Prayer Meeting and Youth Sunday School. School during worship); 10:30 a.m. - BAINBRIDGE
Bible Study. - Fellowship Hour (fourth Sunday 6:30 p.m. - Bible study; Quilt Group
Rev. Diarmuid O’Hara, Pastor HARPURSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH Friday
ST. MATTHEW’S of each month, brunch following 967-8021 41 Cumber Rd. • 693-2422
EPISCOPAL CHURCH worship.) 6:30 p.m. - Quilt Group
www.ChristianChurchesOnline.com/ Wednesday
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Filled & Connected articles to ttnews@ FRIDAY, MARCH 11 (old church), Sidney, 7 p.m. Info: 369-5966.
By Pastor Brian Cutting – Unatego Community Church LAP-SIT STORY TIME FOR BABIES – Sidney Memorial SIDNEY AA GROUP – Closed discussion meeting at
My sons have an educational toy called “Snap Circuits” that enables tritownnews.com by Public Library, 10:30-11 a.m., ages 0-18 mos. Sacred Heart Church, Liberty St., 7 p.m.
AA MEETING – Bainbridge Episcopal Church by gazebo, BAINBRIDGE NA GROUP – 7 pm, open meeting,
them to learn about electricity and try some fun projects. They can set noon on Friday. 7-8 pm. Old and young very welcome St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (on the square).
these circuits up to run a small fan, turn on a small light or make all
kinds of sounds, songs, and funky alarms depending on which parts Church listings run from ROTARY CLUB OF SIDNEY - Noon, St. Luke’s Lutheran Contact 226-4315
Church, West Main St., Sidney EASTERN BROOME CRAFT GROUP – Eastern Broome
you put on the board and how you set them up. A few things are needed Thursday to Thursday. OWP MUSICAL “CRAZY FOR YOU” - 7:30 p.m., Senior Center, 27 Golden Lane, Harpursville, 9-11 a.m.
to make this work. You must set up the circuits in the proper order so Please have all changes Bainbridge Town Hall Theatre, tickets available at the door TRI-TOWN DANCE CLUB – Sidney VFW, 6-10 p.m.
that the electricity can flow freely to accomplish what you want. You Snacks and drink available
must have a power source - batteries. But it is not enough to have the to church notices to SATURDAY, MARCH 12 AFTER SCHOOL CRAFT CLUB - Sidney Memorial Public
UNADILLA HISTORICAL MUSEUM – 131 Main St., 1-4
batteries on the board, they must be properly connected and the switch our offices by Monday p.m. To tour the museum at other times call Polly Judd,
Library, 4-4:45 p.m., Ages 8-11
opened to receive the power. When the circuits are properly connected SIDNEY SENIOR CITIZEN CLUB – Sidney Civic Center,
at noon. Send your 369-2605. Room 202, 10:00 am.
to good batteries and the channel opened for the electricity to flow then, BINGO – 7 p.m., Sidney Fire Dept. Training Center,
and only then, will stuff happen: lights, sounds etc.
changes to Tri-Town BAINBRIDGE AA GROUP – Open AA meeting; 7 p.m., St.
HAPPY HELPING HANDS – Sidney Memorial Public
Library Community Room, 1:00-3:00 pm.
The Holy Spirit is like the power source in the life of the believer and News, 5 Winkler Road, John’s Catholic Church HILL & VALLEY GARDEN CLUB – Sidney Memorial Public
follower of Jesus Christ. Unlike electricity, He is not just an impersonal Sidney, NY 13838 or OWP MUSICAL “CRAZY FOR YOU” - 7:30 p.m., Library Community Room, 6:30 pm.
‘force’ but a person, a divine member of the Trinity – One God, Three Bainbridge Town Hall Theatre, tickets available at the door
ttnews@tritownnews. THURSDAY, MARCH 17
Persons: Father, Son & Spirit. The Bible teaches us that the Holy Spirit SUNDAY, MARCH 13 ACRYLIC PAINTING CLASS – With Fran Bromley, 9-11
takes up residence in the life of any true believer and follower of Jesus. com, attn.: Church UNADILLA HISTORICAL MUSEUM – 131 Main St., 1:00- a.m., Eastern Broome Sr. Center, Harpursville
The Holy Spirit is our power source. If we are going to live the Chris- Listing. 4:00 pm. To tour the museum at other times, call BAINBRIDGE ROTARY CLUB – Parson’s Place,
tian life that God is calling us to live, we must be properly connected Polly Judd, 369-2605 Noon to 1:00 pm.
AFTON AA GROUP – Open meeting, St. Ann’s Episcopal
to the Holy Spirit. He must fill our lives like that electricity from the Church, 8:00 pm. BAINBRIDGE AA GROUP – Open discussion, Chen-
battery fills the circuits. Without the Holy Spirit you and I cannot do
anything that matters spiritually or eternally. If you know Jesus person-
St. Joseph Church BAINBRIDGE MUSEUM – Open by appointment. Call Mary
Drachler at 967-8546 or Gary Darling 967-7159
del-ot Apartments, community room, yellow building,
60 South Main Street, Noon.
ally you have the Holy Spirit in you, just like the Snap Circuit board Celebrates OWP MUSICAL “CRAZY FOR YOU” - 2 p.m., Bainbridge
Town Hall Theatre, tickets available at the door
AL-ANON – Meetings at Unadilla United Methodist Church,
7:00 pm, side door. Info: 369-5966.
has batteries mounted on it. But even though the batteries are there, the
wires still have to be connected properly to that power source and the
With Feast Day COIN SHOW - Elks Club, 86 Chestnut St., Oneonta, free
admission, sponsored by the Otsego Numismatic Assn.
AFTON AA GROUP – Closed meeting, St. Ann’s Episcopal
Church, 8:00 pm.
switch open, for anything to happen. Many Christians are like a Snap
Circuit set with batteries but no power, nothing happening because we
OXFORD - This year St. Jo- MONDAY, MARCH 14 OPEN AA MEETING – 7 a.m., Grace Christian Fellowship,
112 Dingman Hill Road, Bainbridge
seph Church Oxford, the oldest BINGO – Sidney Moose Lodge, 6:45 p.m.
have forgotten to stay connected to our power source (I know that is the ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS – Sidney United Methodist
BINGO - Elks Lodge #2175, 7 p.m., River St., Sidney
Catholic Church in Chenango OPEN VOLLEYBALL - 7-9 p.m., Sidney Civic Center, for
story of my life far too often). We have the Holy Spirit, but we must Church, Liberty St., Sidney, 7:00 p.m.
County, will be celebrating 163 adults 18 and up
stay connected and filled with His power. Then and only then will we AFTERSCHOOL STORY TIME – Sidney Memorial Public
years of Parish life with a Feast CHILDREN’S STORY TIME - 6:30-7 p.m., Afton Free Library
be effective in obeying God, serving God, loving other people, and Library, 4-4:45 p.m., ages 5-7
Day on Saturday, March 19. AFTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY – Afton Museum,
reaching people who do not yet know Jesus as their Savior. TUESDAY, MARCH 15
There will be the usual church 7:30 pm, March-October or call 639-2363 for information
Ephesians 5:18 says “And do not get drunk with wine... but be filled OPEN AA MEETING – 7 a.m., Grace Christian Fellowship, DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS CHAPTER 200 – 279
vigil service at 5:45 p.m. with
with the Spirit.” The person who is intoxicated with alcohol loses con- 112 Dingman Hill Road, Bainbridge Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-764-8134.
religious education students
trol of themselves. They lose control of their tongues, say all kinds of TEEN CRAFTS – Sidney Memorial Public Library,
participating and a youth choir MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS
outrageous things. They also lose control of their bodies – unable to 4-5:30 p.m., ages 12-20
AFTON ECUMENICAL FOOD PANTRY – Afton United
singing. Following the service CHILDREN’S STORY TIME AND CRAFTS –
walk a straight line. They lose control of their minds, stumbling over Methodist Church, 24 Spring St., Mon. 5-7 p.m.,
(at approx.. 7 p.m.) there will be Gilbertsville Free Library, 10 a.m.
simple questions. They have no control over their emotions, becoming Wed. 9-11 a.m.
a celebration in the Parish Hall SIDNEY TOPS – Civic Center, 3 p.m. Info: Peggy 563-1055. MONDAYS & THURSDAYS
fearful, angry or silly. This is the illustration the Scripture uses for be-
featuring a St. Joseph Table BAINBRIDGE AA GROUP – Closed discussion, BAINBRIDGE COUNCIL OF CHURCHES
ing filled with the Spirit. We are influenced, controlled, overwhelmed
constructed according to ancient St. John’s Catholic Church, 8 p.m. FOOD PANTRY – Bainbridge United Methodist Church
and directed by God. It is a positive thing instead of a negative but it is AFTON SENIOR CLUBHOUSE – Afton United Methodist
Sicilian custom and laden with back entrance, 8-10 a.m.
still a loss of control. We yield ourselves to the control of God’s Spirit Church, 9:30 a.m. SIDNEY COMMUNITY FOOD BANK – Sidney United
delicious authentic St. Joseph
and doing so impacts the things we say, what we do with our bodies, SENIOR STRETCH EXERCISE CLASS – With Val LaClair, Methodist Church, Liberty St., 9:30-11:30 am.
breads and pastries. In addition
what our mind dwells on and even helps determines our emotions. Our 8:45-9:30 a.m., Eastern Broome Sr. Center, Harpursville Last Thursday of the month 5:30-6:30
to viewing an historic exhibit,
lives become directed and empowered by God in very positive ways MAYWOOD HISTORICAL GROUP – The Depot, Sidney
MONDAYS, FRIDAYS, & SATURDAYS
we will be enjoying various fin- Center, 7:00 pm.
for us and for others. UNADILLA COMMUNITY FOOD BANK –
ger foods and specialties from BAINBRIDGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MEETING –
But for this to happen we must be connected to the Spirit. We must Unadilla Methodist Church, 11 a.m. to Noon.
our St. Joseph Table. Bob’s Diner, 7:30 pm.
keep the circuits open by not grieving Him (sin) or quenching him (not TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS & THURSDAYS
People from neighboring Par- WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16
doing good things He is calling us to do). We have to cease living life PRESCHOOL STORIES AND CRAFTS – Tues. & Thurs.
ishes as well as the Oxford/Nor- TRI-COUNTY KIWANIS CLUB OF SIDNEY – 7 a.m.,
in our own strength, under our own direction and for our own purposes. 9:30-10:15 a.m.; Wed. 1-1:45 p.m., Sidney Memorial Public
wich communities, are invited Trackside Dinner Library
We must wake up each day asking God to fill us and to remove any-
thing that hinders that from happening. Throughout the day when we
to join us as we celebrate our TOPS OF UNADILLA #618 – Methodist Church, WEDNESDAYS & THURSDAYS
long history from a seven-fam- 9 a.m. Info: 563-2690. SIDNEY HISTORICAL ROOM – Civic Center, Room 218;
get off track we repent and seek to be filled again. When we are prop- OPEN VOLLEYBALL – Sidney Civic Center, 9-11 am.
ily group in Smithville in 1834, open Wed. 4-6 p.m., Thurs. 9-11:30 a.m. or by appointment,
erly connected to the Spirit His power is free to guide us, embolden us, OTEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM – 6 River St., call Jolene 563-1425.
to the Flannagan farm, to a log
increase our sense of intimacy and security in God by reminding us that
we are God’s children, and use us for His great kingdom purposes. Are
house in Oxford and eventually Otego, 1-4 p.m. www.otegohistoricalsociety.org
BY APPOINTMENT
UNADILLA ROTARY CLUB – 6 p.m., Unadilla Community
the current Church in 1849. For AFTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM – Open by
you connected and filled by the power source? Center, Main St., Unadilla appointment only. Contact Charles Decker 639-2720.
more information call Cathy AL-ANON – Meetings at Sacred Heart Church
Rood at 843-8785.

Council of Churches Sponsors


Lenten Study Starting March 14 Every Girl Has a Story To Tell!
BAINBRIDGE – The Bain-
bridge Council of Churches is
praise God as we contemplate
God’s redemption and new cre- What is Your Story?
sponsoring a Lenten study for ation through the crucifixion
all denominations starting on and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Girl Scout Leadership Experience helps girls discover
Monday, March 14 at the Bap- Through readings we hear the themselves and their values, connect with others and
tist Church fellowship room call to celebrate the blessings of
from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The Bap- new life offered through Jesus take action to improve their communities and the world.
tist Church is next to the Credit Christ.
Union on South Main St. Every The six-week study will help Join the Girl Scouts and have the
person in the community is in- you understand, appreciate and
vited to attend. participate in prayerful reflec- journey of your life!
Blessing of the Cross invites tion and celebration of Lent
you to explore God’s hope and and Easter as well as inspire Do you like to tell stories? Check out our latest Journey –It’s Your Story. Tell It!
presence presented in the scrip- you to live each day with God’s
ture reading for Lent and Easter. blessings of life and salvation Girl Scout Daisies (Grades K-1) Girl Scout Cadettes (Grades 6-8)
Key Bible readings call us to through Jesus Christ. Five Flowers, Four Stories, Three Cheers MEdia. Exciting media challenges, real-life
for Animals. Girls learn how to care for stories, lets girls remake media to match
animals as well as themselves. the reality of their lives.

Masonville Church to Begin March 12, 2011, we celebrate


Girl Scout Brownies (Grades 2-3)
A World of Girls. In this journey, girls
Girl Scout Seniors (Grades 9-10)
Mission: Sisterhood. Girls are on a mission
40 Days of Purpose Mar. 12 the 99th anniversary of the
Girl Scout Movement
explore the different clues that can be
found in stories and how those clues can
to see how sisterhood starts with them-
selves and then spirals out to change the
MASONVILLE - Interim Pas- off service begins on Sunday, in the United States. world.
help them change the world.
tor Roger Davies of the Federated March 13 and the sermons run
Church in Masonville is organiz- through April 22.. During the Girl Scout Juniors (Grades 4-6) Girl Scout Ambassadors (Grades 11-12)
ing a six-week event called “40 week there will be small indi- aMuse. Girls learn about some of the Bliss: Live it. On this leadership journey,
Days of Purpose.” It is a world- vidual study groups available different roles that they can have in their girls realize that helping others reach for
wide observed, spiritual move- to attend around the Masonville lives, and tell those stories. their dreams is as BLISSful as reaching
ment, based on the best selling area for adults. Day and evening their own.
book “The Purpose Driven Life”
by Rick Warren.
classes are available. Children’s
classes will be every Sunday www.gsnypenn.org
Warren’s book, which has at 9:30 am at the church, from info@gsnypenn.org
spent 36 weeks on the New York March 12-April 22. All materials
Times’ best seller list, contains are free. This celebration of 99 years of building girls of courage, confidence and character
40 short chapters addressing five If you’ve ever asked “Why has been brought to you by the following advertisers:
purposes: worship, fellowship, am I here” or “What am I sup-
discipleship, ministry and mis-
sions. Warren believes God wants
individuals to adhere to those five
posed to do,” 40 Days of Purpose
seeks to answer these questions.
Answers are based on the Bible,
The Tri-Town
607-561-3526
News
purposes, and his movement is but phrased in a way we can all www.tritownnews.com
spreading throughout the Chris- understand.
tian world. This spirit of revival Call Pastor Roger, at 265-
event will help individuals seek
to understand what our purpose
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or come to the first service, Satur-
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BUY IT • SELL IT • FIND IT


CLASSIFIEDS
FOR RENT HELP WANTED LEGAL NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE
THE COUNTRY MOTEL
- Rt. 7, Sidney, offers clean PART-TIME STUDENT PO- STATE OF NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that: Pursuant to provisions of the
and comfortable extended stay SITION Evenings and weekends SUPREME COURT: New York State Real Property Tax Law, Article 11, that a list will
rooms at reasonable rates. All at the Sidney Library. Accepting COUNTY OF CHENANGO be filed in the County Clerk’s Office of any unpaid taxes as of April
rooms have microwaves and applications through March 16. 1, 2011. The Filing of that List will create a Notice of Pendency
refrigerators. Sorry no pets. Call 3-10(1w)c RICHARD B. CORDES against that parcel.
563-1035. 10-15tfc 4 Haynes Boulevard
EQUAL HOUSING SERVICES OFFERED Sidney, NY 13838 Name Address Amount
OPPORTUNITY Petitioner Aaron, Robert 3-5 Knapp St. 909.75
All real estate advertising in DEER PARK APTS. vs. Air Tight Builders, LLC 2 DeForest Lane 806.43
this newspaper is subject to SIDNEY CIRCLE DRIVE FRED W. ELDER, deceased American Country Realty 17 West Main St. 260.31
the Fair Housing Act which HEDWIG M. ELDER, American Country Realty 17 West Main St. 1,894.63
xSpacious 3 & 4 Bedroom deceased Antonesco, Jennifer Cherry St. 164.75
makes it illegal to advertise Apartments MARIE E. SEJERSEN, address Approbato, Peter F. 10 Orchard St. 787.22
“any preference limitation or unknown
x Walking Distance to School Armstrong, Esther 107 River St. 411.88
discrimination based on SHIRLEY E. MOIS, address Ashby, Jonathan 19 Pineview Ter. 1,078.11
race, color, religion, sex, x Wall to Wall Carpeting unknown Ballard, Raymond 9 Winegard St. 795.56
handicap, familial status, or x Carports ELIZABETH E. PANICCA, Ballard, Raymond 8 Oak Ave. 164.75
national origin, or an x Renovated Laundry Room address unknown Bargher, Robert E. Jr. 89 West Main St. 1,491.05
intention to make any such Respondents Bonacci, Debbie 16 Pineview Ter. 692.43
w/latest models w/d
preference.” Familial status Bonacci, Debbie L.. 64-66 Main St. 3,742.71
includes children under the
age of 18 living with parents
563-1859 11-20WTFB
VEHICLES FOR SALE We Print Almost ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE
Index No. 2011X103
RJI No. 2011-0033-M
Branick, Joseph J.
Branick, Joseph J.
267-269 Johnston Cr.
266 Johnston Cr.
840.87
545.49

Everything!
Branick, Joseph J. 208 Bird Ave. 612.52
or legal custodians, pregnant GA. CAR - 2003 Grand Am, Notice is hereby given to the Butler, Kevin L. 11 Knapp St. 736.64
women, and people securing black, never driven in snow, above named Respondents, be- Cajthaml, Christine A. 87 West Main St. 937.59
custody of children under the motor/trans. very strong, 3.4L, lieved to be the heirs at law and Cajthaml, Christine A. West Main St. 164.75
129k, new cat. and exhaust
age of 18. • Letterhead • Business next of kin of Fred W. Elder and Copeland, William R. 16 Delaware Ave. 901.04
system, new tires, brakes, rotor Hedwig M. Elder that, upon the Costanzo, Michael 21 Division St. 3,212.63
This newspaper will not and fuel pump. All new eng. Cards • Résumés Petition of Richard B. Cordes an Costanzo, Michael Clinton St. 260.31
knowingly accept any emission parts, 30 m.p.g., fully • Newsletters • Forms Order to Show Cause has been County of Delaware 8 Bates Ter. 1,176.13
loaded, asking $4,300 o.b.o. • Brochures • Programs granted requiring the above Re-
advertising for real estate Cunningham, Iva C. 6 Pineview Ter. 1,072.52
Call (770) 861-3224 or (404)
which is in violation of the 317-9348. 12-16tfnc • Envelopes • Raffle spondents to show cause before D’Angelo, Michael A. 47 Cartwright Ave. 261.95
the Supreme Court of the State
law. Our readers are hereby Tickets • Invitations • of New York County of Chenan-
D’Angelo, Michael A. 43 Cartwright Ave. 1,161.72
Darling, Suzanne 7-9 Main St. 1,416.85
informed that all dwellings WANTED TO BUY And More! go, at a Special Term thereof to DeLay, David 18 Glen Ave. 1,368.42
advertised in this newspaper be held at the Chenango County Derrick, Virginia 3 DeWitt Drive 679.27
are available on an equal HURLBURT COIN AND Courthouse in the City of Nor- Dexheimer, Christine 3 Prospect Dr. 1,640.91
opportunity basis. To PAPER - Buying old U.S. gold, wich, State of New York on the Doane, Charles W. 8 Ritton St. 870.21
complain of discrimination silver and copper coins, paper 29th day of April, 2011, why an DPA Equities of Fox St. 21,317.04
call HUD toll-free at 1-800- currency. Also buying antique Order should not be made by the Duffy, William J. 32-34 Bridge St. 1,562.15
fishing lures, gold & silver Court canceling and discharging Duvall, Kevin 248 Bird Ave. 1,187.37
669-9777. The toll-free 5 Winkler Road, Sidney, NY
pocket watches. Cash offers. the Mortgage made by Richard Ficarotta, Thomas 11 River St. 663.23
telephone number for the Appraisals. Ken - 607-693- (607) 561-3515 B. Cordes and Bernadine C. Fritzsch, Craig R. 53 Cartwright Ave. 1,164.64
hearing impaired is 1-800- 4818. 12-4wtfc www.sidneyfavoriteprinting.com Cordes to Fred W. Elder and Fritzsch, Diane P. 2 New St. 545.32
543-8294. Hedwig M. Elder in the sum Gauthier, Daniel G. 154-156 Johnston Cr. 1,076.46
of Fourteen Thousand Dollars Haarway Improvement, LLC 18 Overlook Drive 1,040.33
FOR SALE ($14,000) dated February 24, Haynes, Heather A. 9 Maple Ave. 897.54
The Tri-Town News 1979 and recorded February 26, Hoag, Adelbert E. 55 Willow St. 413.18

CLASSIFIED ADS $4.50 $25 DOWN PAYMENT 1979 in Liber 460 of Mortgages J.D. Properties, LLC 24 Liberty St. 1,145.29
PLAN gets your $100 new piece at page 826; and directing the Jewell, Elizabeth J. 12 Willow St. 938.73
of furniture home that same day. Clerk in whose office the said Jocius. Lisa M. 58 Pearl St. 1,271.63
$4.50 per week for the first 20 words, New, floor model, antique and Mortgage has been recorded to Kabot, John R. Jr. 23 Willow St. 713.02
5¢ for each word over 20 words pre-owned all in one place. Just mark the same upon his records Lane, John W. Jr. 215-221 Bird Ave. 868.23
Fill out and mail this coupon with your payment to the in! New warrantied mattress sets as cancelled and discharged, Light, Diane M. 5 Adams St. 1,093.13
$199, double sided for twice the and further ordering and direct- Magro, Giuseppe 9-11 Smith St. 1,187.85
Classified Department, PO Box 208, Sidney, NY 13838, or ing that the debts or obligations
life! Pete’s Furniture Barn, Rt. 7 Magro, Giuseppe 57-63 Main St. 2,388.88
call us at 561-3526 to place an ad. All ads must be in our secured by said Mortgage be
Unadilla. Lowest prices around. Mann, Peter G. 13 Lincoln Ave. 893.44
hands by Monday at 5 p.m. for Thursday’s paper. 607-369 2458 or 607-434-0334. cancelled. Melendez, May 29 Pearl St. 975.32
www.petesfurniturebarn.com Signed at Norwich, Mercurio, Michael A. 14 Ritton St. 1,206.28
3-30(8w)c New York Miketta, Michael G. 235 Johnston Circle 875.32
Name ________________________________________________ February 14, 2011 Nachshon, Sandra 43-45 Bridge St. 1,159.49
Hon. Kevin M. Dowd Nachshon, Sandra 5 Clinton St. 1,050.39
Adress _______________________________________________ VINYL REPLACEMENT Justice of the Supreme Court Nachshon, Sandra 19 Sherman Ave. 243.83
WINDOWS - Are you tired of 3-24(4w)c Nachshon, Sandra 17 Sherman Ave. 985.77
Phone ___________________________No of Weeks to run ____ those old windows? Think you Northrop, Joan 2 Bennett St. 999.27
can’t afford new windows? Call LEGAL NOTICE Orinski, Edward J. 10 Smith St. 1,225.74
Heading to be placed under ______________________________ Madison Vinyl for a Free Es- Packard, Wendy A. 51 Pearl St. 865.42
timate on Vinyl Replacement PLEASE TAKE NOTICE
Paden, Kenneth Sr. 5 Winkler Road 3,626.15
1________________ 2 ________________ 3 ________________ Windows or Siding and we’ll that the Annual Financial Re-
Platt, Thomas C. 18 East Main St. 1,542.94
make your day! 607-967-4323. port for the Town of Bainbridge
Pope, John A. 38 River St. 581.22
4________________ 5 ________________ 6 ________________ 25wtfc for fiscal year 2010 has been
Redouane, Katherine 71 Campmeeting St. 1,182.01
completed and filed with the
Richter, Carol 8 Webb Ave. 82.38
7________________ 8 ________________ 9 ________________ GIRLS CLOTHES – 20
Office of State Comptroller. A
Richter, Carol 10 Webb Ave. 641.87
copy of this report is available
shirts- most girls’ large, some Rivers, Charles C. Jr. 74 Pearl St. 1,036.28
10______________ 11 _______________ 12 ________________ women’s XS, 3 pairs sz. 0 jeans,
for inspection during regular
Robbins, Sharon M. 12 Division St. 1,705.37
office hours at the Bainbridge
3 sweatshirts, 3 skirts,. Most Ruff, Robert L. 1 Bates Terrace 1,083.71
13______________ 14 _______________ 15 ________________ Town Clerk’s Office, 15 North
Old Navy, some Aeropastel. Sangvic, Eric 6 Delaware Ave. 855.37
Main Street, Bainbridge.
$20 o.b.o. for all. Will sell sepa- Santana Emilio J. III 43 Pleasant St. 1,480.96
16______________ 17 _______________ 18 ________________ Dated March 2, 2011
rately if interested. 639-3169. Savino, Benjamin A. 9 Keith St. 965.37
This many words $4.50. Deborah Hromada,
1-6tfnc Seancony, L.P. 3 Mang Drive 5,097.37
19______________ 20 _______________ 5¢ per word from here. Town Clerk 3-10(1w)c
Simonds, Tracy A. 1 Sunset Ave. 1,210.91
21______________ 22 _______________ 23 ________________ LEGAL NOTICE Smith, Steve Ian 222 Bird Ave. 164.75
561-3526 Taormina, John
Taormina, John
55-57 Pleasant St.
8 Smith St.
989.43
1,007.56
24______________ 25 _______________ 26 ________________ The Sidney Central School
Puts you District Audit Committee will Taormina, John
Thomson, Ann Marie
8 Adams St.
6 Secor St.
1,056.49
920.77
27______________ 28 _______________ 29 ________________ hold its next meeting on March

30______________ 31 _______________ 32 ________________


in the 14, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. in the Dis-
trict Office Conference Room.
Ulmer, Donald L.
Vaughn, Patrick S.
12 Camp St.
22 Manatee Ave.
1,059.20
1,486.36
Ward, Mark 7A Sunset Ave. 1,981.60
33______________ 34 _______________ 35 ________________
classifieds!
classifieds There is no open forum at this
meeting. 3-10(1w)c Watson, Jonathan J. Sr. 17 Avery St. 4,169.28
White, Steven 91 River St. 1,408.27
x 5¢ = ________
No. of words over 20 = __________ LEGAL NOTICE Wilber, Robert E. 24 River St. 823.75
Wilber, Robert E. 24 River St. 245.48
+ $4.50 Send your classified ad by
THE AFTON GLENWOOD Wilber, Robert E. 22 River St. 2,234.01
CEMETERY ASSOCIATION, Wren, Timothy J. Sr. & 53 Pleasant St. 961.05
= subtotal __________ Monday at 5 p.m. to INC. will hold its annual meet- 120,613.60
Tri-Town News, 5 Winkler ing at the home of Charles J.
x No. of weeks __________ Road, Sidney, NY 13838 or
Decker, Route 41, Afton, N.Y.
13730 on March 13, 2011 at Please e-mail Legal Notices to: ttnews@tritownnews.com
ttnews@tritownnews.com 2:00 p.m.
= TOTAL ENCLOSED ________________ Ellen Holdredge,
attn: LEGAL NOTICE by Monday at 5 p.m.
Secretary 3-10(2w)c
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Enjoy Spaghetti
Dinner March 26 Are Your Social Security Benefits
At Senior Center Taxable? IRS Tax Tips 2011-26
HARPURSVILLE – How The Social Security benefits you received in 2010 may be taxable. You should receive a Form SSA1099
does a nice hot spaghetti and which will show the total amount of your benefits. The information provided on this statement along with
meatball dinner on a chilly the following seven facts from the IRS will help you determine whether or not your benefits are taxable.

VIP PAYROLL AND


March afternoon sound? Our 1.How much – if any – of your Social Security benefits are taxable depends on your total income and
“chefs” are some of the best, marital status.

TAX SERVICES
so come on over to the East- 2.Generally, if Social Security benefits were your only income for 2010, your benefits are not taxable
ern Broome Senior Center in and you probably do not need to file a federal income tax return.
Harpursville on Saturday, March 3.If you received income from other sources, your benefits will not be taxed unless your modified
26 between 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. Bookkeeping, Fax and Copy Service Also Available adjusted gross income is more than the base amount for your filing status.
for a delicious home-made • FAST AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE • 4.Your taxable benefits and modified adjusted gross income are figured on a worksheet in the Form
meal. Our sauce will include Qualified To Handle All Your 1040A or Form 1040 Instruction booklet.
meatballs and Italian sausage. Personal and Business Needs 5.You can do the following quick computation to determine whether some of your benefits may be
Your dinner will be complete Individual • Corporation • Partnership • E-File taxable: First, add one-half of the total Social Security benefits you received to all your other income,
with the entrée, a tossed salad, including any tax exempt interest and other exclusions from income. Then, compare this total to the base
Italian bread, beverages and a 1 North Main St., Bainbridge M-F 9-5, amount for your filing status. If the total is more than your base amount, some of your benefits may be
home-made dessert. 607-967-5627 • Fax: 607-967-3863 Sat. 9-Noon taxable.
The proceeds will benefit the 6.The 2010 base amounts are: $32,000 for married couples filing jointly. $25,000 for single, head of
seniors at the center and in the household, qualifying widow/widower with a dependent child, or married individuals filing separately
community through activities,
entertainment and outreach ef- INCOME TAX who did not live with their spouses at any time during the year. $0 for married persons filing separately
who lived together during the year.
forts. For your convenience,
we will be offering take-outs,
or you may enjoy visiting with
TAXMASTER 7.For additional information on the taxability of Social Security benefits, see IRS Publication 915,
Social Security and Equivalent Railroad Retirement Benefits. Publication 915 is available at http://www.
irs.gov or by calling 800-TAX-FORM (800-829-3676).
your friends and family in the
community as you share a meal
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some historical background. beautiful and thrilling ride. We

ON THE Stopping at Humpback Rocks,


we are looking at the Shenando-
often pull over to let them pass,
and we usually get a friendly

ROAD AGAIN
ah Valley to the west and Rock- wave.
fish Valley to the east. We have We stop at another rock area,
quite a view of the Appalachian and read a sign that tells us in
BY NANCY SUE BURNS hardwood forests. This area was
once cleared for agriculture,
the months of June and July, the
cliff we are looking at served
trade routes, timber harvesting the White Rock community as a
The Blue Ridge Parkway Offers a Scenic Adventure
and subsistence living. Looking timepiece. Twenty minutes after
In last week’s column we River, the same river portrayed at what now appears to be a vast sunlight strikes the rock’s face,
left you leaving Luray, Va. and in a familiar old song. wilderness that would not be dark falls in the valley below.
heading for the Blue Ridge Park- While the surrounding land very accessible to man; it gives In the higher areas, we can
way. We welcome you along as appears devoid of bright colors one an insight into the difficul- see that fall has arrived. Yellow
we continue our adventure. there is something attractive ties that faced those who opened is prominent and there is some
We first take Rt. 211 and then about the rich brown soil. There up this area. rust, but little red.
A FARM MUSEUM on the Blue Ridge Parkway pro- 340 to where we will pick up the seems to be an abundance of Information along the way At Yankee Horse Ridge we
vides a realistic look at the past. The single room cabin Blue Ridge Parkway, which is ac- lovely little rural churches along points out that this outcropping see evidence of an old logging
(above) is typical of those that once housed farm fami- cessible from a number of points this road, some built with old- was once a landmark that guided railroad. Early in the 20th cen-
lies. People versed in the area’s history (below) are on on the major highway. We see fashioned steeples, and others wagon trains over the Howards- tury a lumber company built a
hand to talk with visitors many large barns and open fields with a solid look that says they ville Turnpike in the 1840s. It narrow gage railroad into the
along these pretty country roads. have successfully withstood was a major route across the mountains. Fifty miles long, the
Always the mountains are in the time. Fields of dried corn stalks narrow ridge until the railroad railroad moved more than 100
background with their rounded sit side by side the green fields came. The railroad is credited million board feet of logs to the
tops and just a bit of color. that have obviously had the ben- with really opening up this area. mill.
Up ahead are two large build- efit of irrigation. The banks of Adjacent to the visitor’s cen- Mountains now at a lower el-
ings and a sign that reads Page mountains in the distance ap- ter is a farm museum. While the evation resemble green-carpeted
Valley Flea Market. While I pear to be layered, one on top of buildings that were once here are steps. The roads, however, have
generally hate shopping, some- another. gone, the single room cabin and a carpet of dried rust colored
times it’s fun to poke through We arrive at Waynesboro outbuildings represent those in leaves that crunch as we walk.
boxes and tables of miscella- where we can get on the Blue the early days. A waning garden We pass through Bluff Mt.
neous – yes, junk – to see what Ridge Parkway. The parkway still looks healthy, even in the tunnel and down the road stop
one might turn up. I collect travels along the world’s oldest fall season, and we see tobacco at the visitor’s center on the
snowmen and I find several for mountain range, so says the liter- hanging to dry. Close your eyes, James River. The sign tells us
50 cents each. ature. It passes through the many imagine life here, and the hard that the river flows from the
1-800-726-0537 ClusterFlyControl.com An older lady pushing a gro-
cery cart full of her “treasures”
coves and forests that make up
Southern Appalachia. Called
work necessary just to keep your
family fed and a roof over their
mountains through Lynchburg
and Richmond to the coast. It
comes by, commenting on my America’s favorite drive, the 469 heads. is Virginia’s longest river and
finds. “Ed has some real valu- miles goes from the Shenandoah Several gentlemen are on is considered the state’s most
Cluster Fly, able stuff here,” she assures me. National Park in the north, south hand demonstrating use of the important corridor. Before the
Lady Bug, “You just have to hunt for ‘em,” to the Great Smoky Mt. National farming implements. “See this Civil War, investors built a canal
Boxelder Bug, Ray says I have hunted long Park. Authorization to build the knife,” says one man, picking from Richmond to Buchanan.
Spider and Cricket. enough and it’s time to get back parkway came in the 1930s as a up a knife off the wooden table. River transportation was consid-
on the road. Depression public works proj- “It had to be very sharp to do its ered very reliable. Tow barges
One price. Now we see wide valleys, ect. It was the nation’s first and job. Even young boys knew had and packet boats carried wheat,
One treatment. bounded by the beautiful moun- longest rural parkway. to use it. ” And I’m thinking, you pig iron and dry goods. Regular
tains. Partway up the mountains We are following the guide- had to be pretty skillful or you runs were made up and down
Five results.® we can spot a number of cabins. post markers, which provide could loose a finger. the James River until expansion
We pass over the Shenandoah information on the sights and We can’t help but notice the of the railroad made the canal
blue color and haze that hangs obsolete. We take a walk down
over the mountains. The man under the bridge that spans the
playing the part of the farmer river to get a look at the restored
says some of it is from the locks.
mountain’s rich vegetation but We have traveled only 60
unfortunately today a lot of it is miles on the parkway, but it is
from pollution in the eastern half late in the afternoon and soon
of the United States, Over 75 per will be dark. We must find our
cent of the pollutants come from way back to a “speedier” high-
coal fired power sources. way. We exit onto Rt. 501, which
The beautiful Blue Ridge turns out to be a winding road.
Parkway is considered to be one We find ourselves twisting and
of the most ecologically diverse turning down off the mountain
areas in the world. There’s infor- on what a sign says is the Lee
mation that says on the parkway Jackson Memorial Highway.
lands you can pick up to a gallon Tomorrow we will be on our
of nuts, berries, fruit and mush- way to Tennessee, but we are
rooms for your personal use. glad we took the time to explore
All other natural features are this area along the way. There
protected. are so many adventures out
We see many motorcycles there. You never know what’s
on the road. It must make for a around the next corner!

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