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Don a costume for the adult Halloween party

October 29, 2008
Adirondack Daily Enterprise

The Adirondack Presbyterian Church will hold their joint worship service at the Lake Clear church for the month of November starting at 10:45 a.m. This includes the St. Regis Church. Coffee hour will follow the worship service. All are invited to attend and bring a friend.

The Adirondack Presbyterian Church will be sponsoring some get-togethers about world religions at 7 p.m. on Nov. 4, 11 and 25. The Rev. Richard Speer, Ph.D., will be leading this group, which will have a brief conversation about Christian perspectives on other religions, what they believe, what we share in beliefs, where we differ, and how we are good neighbors with them. Hinduism will be on Nov. 4, Buddhism on Nov. 11 and Chinese and Japanese religions on Nov. 25. Coffee and dessert will be provided while everyone talks. There is no charge, and it is open to anyone who cares to come.

While you are at the Lake Clear Presbyterian church, or just driving by, glance up at the nice new roof tha was recently put on. The steeple was also renovated after the roof was finished. Looks great! If anyone is interested in donating toward the roof fund, please send your donations to: Roof Fund, P.O. Box 178, Lake Clear, NY 12945.

There will be a benefit organ concert for the Adirondack Presbyterian Church held at the Lake Clear church at 7 p.m. Sunday Nov. 16. Carl E. Hackert, who is a graduate of Crane School of Music in Potsdam, will perform. He has been a representative of the Allen Organ Company for 30 years and is the Music Director of St. Gabriel's Church in Schenectady. In addition he was founder of the Hudson-Mohawk Chapter of the Theater Organ Society and organ coordinator for Proctor's Theater. He has performed on both organ and harpsichord with orchestras in the Albany-Schenectady area. Donations for the concert: adult, $10; family, $25; children under 12, $5. If you have any questions, call 891-5638.

The organ in the Lake Clear Church was installed by Mr. Hackert 20 years ago. This concert will also be in memory of Carl's friend Timothy M. Klasnick who served as student pastor for the Adirondack Presbyterian Church from July 10, 1988 to May 15, 1991. Tim came back for the Centennial Celebration programs held at the Lake Clear church in October 1998 and took part by playing the organ in this church. He also came back again to attend the Centennial Celebration program held at the St. Regis Church in August 1999.


St. John in the Wilderness Church will hold its Mass on Thursday at 8:30 a.m. and Sunday at 8 a.m. Gabriels' Assumption Church has Mass at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday and at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. St. Paul's in Bloomingdale has an Anticipated Mass at 4 p.m. Saturday. All are invited to attend and bring a friend.

There will be a card party at St. John in the Wilderness Church hall on the third Sunday in November starting at 1 p.m. Prizes and refreshments. All are invited.


The bookmobile will be at the Lake Clear post office parking lot from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Monday, Nov. 10. This is a change from Tuesday for this time only.


There will be an Adult Halloween Costume Party at Charlie's Inn, located at the Junction in Lake Clear, Saturday, Nov. 1 starting at 7 p.m. Prizes, which include dinner and certificates for Charlie's Inn and also T-shirts for Charlie's Inn, will be given for the best costume. For more information, call 891-9858.


Congratulations to William A. Leidig, son of Rich and Kathy Leidig of Lake Clear, who was recently promoted to sergeant in the Marine Corps. Sgt. Leidig was transferred to the Fort Lee, Virginia Army base. He is the grandson of Natalie Leduc of Saranac Lake.

Around town

The VFW Auxiliary No. 3357 will hold their montly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11. Location is the Vets Club on Broadway in Saranac Lake. All members are encouraged to attend.

There will be a card party at the Bloomingdale Town Hall every Thursday starting at 7 p.m. Prizes and refreshments. Call Augie Simpson at 891-4398 if you need more information.

You may not have noticed, but around the DeChantel apartment building it is looking more colorful as the garden flowers (when they were out) are now being taken great care of by Melinda Hadley and Virginia "Ginger" Slater. The girls are doing a good job and have suggested that in the spring if anyone has some flowers, etc., that you would like to divide, they will gladly take your extras. They would also like to thank the Hhott House and Trudeau Sand and Gravel for their generous donation of mulch. If you have any questions, please call Melinda Hadley at 891-0058.

Senior happenings

There will be a Halloween party at the Saranac Lake Adult Center on Friday, Oct. 31. Come in costume to the noon meal. Prizes will be given for the scariest, funniest, prettiest. Call 891-2980 to make reservations for the noon meal.

The Adult Center will sponsor their Holiday Food/Craft Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15 at the center. Vendors may call 891-2980 or Pat Thompson at 891-7480 to reserve a table. There will be home-baked goodies, a white elephant table, crafts and raffles. Light lunch available. Do your Christmas shopping before the rush.

A card party will be held at the Adult Center at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2. Prizes and refreshments. Bring a friend.


To the Raymond Fletcher family of Lake Clear and his brothers and sisters, we send our sympathy with the loss of their mother Leah S. Fletcher. Leah's husband Herb Fletcher passed away in October 2004. Some of us will remember being on bowling teams with each of them years ago.


Oct 28 Belated 5-year birthday Shane Cassavaugh (oops, sorry I forgot in my last column)

Oct 25 Jean Darrah

Oct 30 Jennifer McMinn, Eunice Coolon

Nov 3 9-year-old Austin Hough

Nov 4 Aimee Donaldson, Eva Brockway, Robert Sheppard

Nov 5 Erin Farmer

Nov 6 3-year-old Kailyn Mader

Nov 7 Megan Bromley, Bill Young

Nov 8 Kay Pedroni Neveau, Francis Powers

Nov 9 Tammy McCormick, Jimmy Law

Nov 10 Clarence Brockway Jr.


Oct 30 Bernard and Tammy McCormick

Nov 6 66 years together for Bud and Peg Hunt

Till next time, you can call 891-4199 with information for this column, and have a nice day.



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