St. John in the Wilderness has a slight change to their Mass schedule: Starting Sunday, July 5, Mass will be held at Fish Creek Campground at 8 a.m. If it happens to rain that day, then Mass will be at 8:15 a.m. at
St. John in the Wilderness Church. On Thursday, Mass will be at St. John at 8:30 a.m. Gabriels Assumption will hold their Mass at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday and 9:30 a.m. Sunday. St. Pauls in Bloomingdale will have their Anticipated Mass on Saturday at 4 p.m. All are welcome to attend any of the above services.
There will be a card party at St. John in the Wilderness at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 19. Please note the time change for this card party. All are welcome to attend an afternoon of card playing with your friends.
The annual summer raffle sponsored by St. John in the Wilderness will have six prizes this year. Tickets are available after Mass or at the Rectory. Call Sister Carol at 891-2286. The drawing for the prizes will be
after Mass on August 30 at Fish Creek Campground.
The Adirondack Presbyterian will hold its worship service at the Lake Clear Church for the rest of
June and into July. Worship service will start at 10:45 a.m. with coffee hour to follow. All are invited to attend.
Members of the Adirondack Presbyterian Church would like to thank everyone who attended their ham dinner and made it a successful event for the church. A very special thanks goes to Chet Thurber, who donated his musical talent for the evening. Another special thanks goes to Roy, Bonnie and Todd Rosenbacker for all their help with the cooking of the delicious meal.
Roy Hurd will be in concert at the Lake Clear Presbyterian Church on July 11 at 7:30 p.m. Admission will be $10 per person. For more information, call Rev. Richard Speer at 891-5638. If you have not yet heard Roy sing, you are in for a treat.
The bookmobile will be at the Lake Clear post office parking lot on Tuesday, July 21 from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
The first part of June, Francis Dumont had visitors from El Paso, Texas as Stanley and DeeDee Strack stopped to see him. They were here for about 10 days visiting family and friends. The Strack families went out to Franklin Falls to Mary Kalproth's home for a family picnic on one of the days they were here.
The Tupper Lake 9-Miler took place on June 5. This race was organized by Adirondack Watershed Alliance and is the second of four races where points go toward the New York Marathon Canoe Racing Association.
Lake Clear residents Chas and Diane Billingsley finished in first place in C-2 Stock mixed over 50 with Saranac Lake residents Roger and Nancy Dempster in second place, and Marty Lawthers and Ed Mazdzer in third. The race started at the Crusher boat access on the Raquette River and finished at the Tupper Lake Rod and Gun Club on Simon Pond. Congratulations to all the winners.
A vintage, classic and antique car show will be held every Tuesday starting at 6:30 p.m. in the parking lot next to Pizza Hut in Saranac Lake. Stop and check out all those wonderful cars and talk to the owners. Call Ben Kline at 572-6132 for more information.
A card party is held every Thursday at the Bloomingdale Town Hall starting at 7 p.m. Come out and enjoy an evening of cards with your friends. For more information, call Augie Simpson at 891-4398.
Mark your calendars, folks. The United Methodist Women will be holding their annual yard sale at the Methodist Church in Saranac Lake on Friday, July 31 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, August 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Items in good condition may be left at the church any morning. NO CLOTHING. For more information, call Charlotte Hall at 891-2129 or Deborah J. Donaldson at 891-4199. Thank you for your support.
Dolores Commo and Deborah J. Donaldson would like to thank the community of Saranac Lake for making the Tag Day to benefit Meals-on-Wheels a success. We appreciate all the wonderful volunteers from the Adult Center who sat and collected funds and everyone who contributed.
Our next fundraiser at the Adult Center will be an indoor/outdoor garage sale on August 13. More in a later column.
On Wednesday, July 15, the evening meal at the Adult Center will be a backyard buffet with hamburgers, salads, etc. Cost will be $5; call 891-2980 to make your reservations.
The Franklin County 2009 senior spelling bee sponsored by RSVP will be at the Adult Center in Saranac Lake at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 8. Call 891-2980 to register before July 7. The two top winners will advance to the championship at the Burke Senior Picnic on July 22.
The card party at the Adult Center will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 5. All are invited to attend.
June 24 8-year-old Robert Stephenson, Lee Bouton
June 25 Chelsea Law
June 27 Jon Law Jr.
June 28 Barb Goudreau
June 29 Francis Dumont, Paul Williams, 6-year-old Adam Ellithorpe, Donny Gay, 99-years-young Iola Dellaquila
June 30 Shirley Pickreign, Madison Clark
July 1 Renee Clark
July 2 Megan Martin, Marti Hadley
July 4 Donna McGinnis, Phil LeBlanc, Bill McGill
July 5 Andy Clark, Irene Darling
July 6 Penny Moody
July 7 Joan Law, Cathy Fuller
June 24 9 years for Chris & Sandra Leanza, 3 years for Timothy & Amy Durkee
June 26 27 years together for John & Lee Bouton
June 27 39 years together for my brother and his wife, Nathaniel & Judith Jones
June 28 Les & Donna Eggleton, 5 years for Joe & Cheri Fisher
June 30 John & Pat Callanan
July 2 Dan & Mary McLean
July 4 Joseph & Lynn Nelson
July 5 61 years of togetherness for Bently & Irene Darling, 7 years for Scott & Loretta Cudmore
Till next time, you can call 891-4199 with information for this column, and have a nice day.