Next Village Board meeting is April 10th, 2013 @ Village/ Fire Hall @7PM.

__________________ IMPORTANT NEWS Your Second Reminder You can get a physical hard paper copy of the Antwerp Community Newsletter at the following locations: Town Office, Village Office, Post Office, Library, Village Market, Congregational Church, Robbin’s Hardware and Senior housing in Antwerp. I will also be having it available online at the and the Facebook of Crosby Public Library. I can try to bulk email it if you request me to bulk email to you. – +++++++++++++++ Mark Your Calendar April 1st - April Fools Day April 1st-5th – Spring Recess – No School Town Board Moments 1. Citizen Concerns – a. Mr. Chris Ferguson and Mike Hayes inquired about the new
contract for the Oxbow Fire Dept. Later in the meeting, it was told that they would have the lawyer make corrections made on the names. 2. Communications- a. Jefferson County Dept. of Insurance requesting payroll information. Info has been submitted. B. NYS Dept of Labor sent a letter explaining a labor law which requires employers to provide emergency escape systems to firefighters at elevations. Info on NYS labor website. c. A motion was made and carried to accept the Code of Ethics as it was written. 3. Mr. Cole inquired about the Town’s fire contract for Antwerp with the village. It was reported that the lawyer was working on it and would be ready for signing

4. Brian Pierce reported that he had received a couple calls on zoning. 5. Mr. Hall reported that a truck had been broke down for a few weeks waiting for parts to be repaired.
as soon as he receives it.

Mark Your Calendar April 8th- Town Board Meeting @7PM April 10th- Village Board Meeting @ 7 PM April14th-20th – National Library Week. April 16th-19th – ELA State Test Grades 3rd-8th April 20th – Crosby Public Library Spring Fling.

Noon -2PM (See back for info) April 22 nd- Earth Day April 24th- Antwerp Primary Concert @ 7PM –High school theater w/ Student Art Display April 24th-26th – Math State Test Grades 3rd-8th. April 26th- Karaoke Night @ the Antwerp American Legion 9PM-1AM (Open to Public) April 30 th – High School Band and Orchestra Concert @ 7PM.

Next Town Board meeting will be on April 8th, 2013 @ Town Hall @ 7PM. Village Board Moments Public Hearing – It was discussed in length the adoption of the proposed local law authorizing a tax levy in excess of the limit established by General Municipal Law 3-c. It was later voted yes. 1Citizen concerns – a. Resident spoke of neighbor’s dogs running loose, getting into trash and kids being bitten. The dog warden is trying to catch the dogs and they will gather any other info. B. Resident has a garbage concern with his neighbor’s property, the zoning officer and health officer will be contacted regarding this. C. Resident wants to see something done about people who are parking on the sidewalk. It will be looked into. 2. SEWER PROJECT UPDATE: The NYSDEC has approved the village engineer’s plans for the sewer project. 3. The fire protection contract was discussed in executive session. The coverage to the Town was extended until April 9 th.



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Special Thanks to Carol Countryman and her helpers for their efforts to support the Antwerp recreation Easter Egg Hunt and Picnic for March 30 th at noon. THANK YOU! ************************** Happy Birthday –Dirk Doxtator 4/03 Leona Shaw 4/07 Ariana Hughes 4/09 Heather Sands 4/10 Jeff Dusharm 4/17 Milton Marsh 4/20 Macy Everett 4/21 Nicholas Dean 4/24 Tealia Mosher 4/26 Britany Hill 4/26 Sandy Getman 4/28 Sharon Hughes 4/29 Brandon Hughes 4/30 ************************* Happy Anniversary to Bob and Laura Hancock on April 23 rd. **************************Crosby Public Library – List of some new books. CHILDREN”S BOOKS Everything Wright Bring Up the Bodies Waiting for Normal – Leslie Connor Grandpa Green – Lane Smith A Ball for Daisy - Chris Raschka The Fault in our Stars – John Green Blackout – John Rocco

Hello Antwerp. Well, I heard some birds chirping the other day even with the snow, so spring may be around the corner. As always, I am here for your news. Call me @ 659-8213 or email me @ Take care and God Bless you all.

Laura Hancock

May1st- IRIS Concert – 7PM @HS Theater w/student art display. May 4 thJunior/ Senior Prom May 6th – HS Academic Awards Ceremony May 8th – HS Choral Concert 7PM May 8th – Village Board Meeting @ 7PM. May 13 th – Town Board Meeting @ 7PM May 16th – Antwerp Primary School Concert @ 7PM @ HS Theater w/ Student Art Display May 17th – Middle School Talent Show May 21 st – Gr. 7th & 8th Concert- 7 PM @ HS Theater. May 27 th – Memorial Day – NO SCHOOL – Parade At Antwerp Main St.@10 AM
Look out for future dates –

What’s Up in Antwerp Antwerp Fire Dept. Fish Fries –Come to the Fish Fry on April 5th and April 19th. (April 19th is the last for the year.) ++++++++++++++++++ Just a reminder to check out the Village Website. ++++++++++++++++++ Safety- Spring is about here! Be careful with those heavy tasks. Ask for help. Village Spring Clean Up Dates will be in May this year , but you can start now, but put out piles only when week is designated. (Dates will be set in village meeting in April) +++++++++++++++++++++ April 26th- Karaoke Night @ American Legion 9PM1AM. (Open to Public) ++++++++++++++++++Do you recycle?? Hours will be changing soon for the Town Recycle Center. Watch for them. The Village picks up recycle on the first and

third Friday of the month with the regular trash pickup. Effective immediately the village will no longer pick up recyclables for residents who do not use the Village's trash service

Breaking Stalin’s Nose – Eugene Yelchin

Dead End in Norvelt – Jack Gantos

Dork Diaries

5: Tales from a Not-So-Smart Miss Know-It-All – Rachel Renee Russell Come in to see the rest! ******************************Church News- Congregational -Sunday school meets from 9AM – 9:45AM each Sunday

+++++++++++++++++Annual Pizza Sale of the First Congregational church is now on. One pizza is $7 and 2 pizzas are $13. Plain cheese or with pepperoni. Order by April 10th. To Myra LaClair 659-8657, Joe Lantier 659-5016 or Terry Chisholm 659-8360.
morning . For more info, Call Maureen @ 659-8622

(Payment is due at time of ordering.) The making and

delivering of pizzas will be April 13th.

Crosby Public Library Spring Fling on Saturday, April 20th from noon until 2:00. They will do the usual activities - planting, craft, Earth Day Scavenger Hunt (weather-permitting) - and have a snack. Come join us and have some fun!
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