Antwerp , New York 13608

Antwerp Community Newsletter September 2013
Next Village Board meeting is Sept.11th, 2013 @ Village/ Fire Hall @7PM. ************************ OPEN Your Heart Russell Booth will be collecting for the Alzheimer’s this month.
Please help him in his cause. ++++++++++++++++++ Barb and Michaela Lamont are working towards the JDRF Walk to Cure TID (Type 1 Diabetes) The walk is Sunday, September 15th in Thompson Park, Watertown. They welcome any walkers to join them. They will also be selling paper sneakers for a donation at the Village Market. 5K Walk = Check in at 9AM and start time is 10AM. Also you can check out www.jdrf.org for walkers to register or donations. The name of Michaela’s team is “Michaela’s Warriors”. http:www2.jdrf.org/site/T R?team_id=131509&fr_i d=2300&pg=team

Town Board Moments 1. Citizen Concerns – a. Town Assessor, Cindy Shaw, addressed the board asking for reappointment for another six year term. A general discussion with questions and concerns followed. All the board members were in agreement to reappoint Mrs. Shaw. 2. Communications: a. Mr. Shaw addressed the board with correspondence from the HCC containing risk control recommendations. : Several have been in progress to fix and a motion was made and carried to sell some town property with an ad in the paper. Oxbow park playground will be having old equipment taken down for safety reasons. The highway department will take care of this. 3. The new cemetery fence has been installed. 4. A motion was made and carried to have Mr. Shaw purchase the paint for the flag pole at the library.

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Next Town Board meeting will be on Sept. 9th, 2013 @ Town Hall @ 7PM. Village Board Moments
1.Citizen Concerns – a. Resident feels that we should close Washington street to large trucks due to the railroad track. Board will look into this. 2. DPW REPORT: They have been working on the sidewalk on Main St. 3. SEWER PROJECT: The pre-construction meeting was held on August 7 at which time the notice to proceed was issued to Continental Construction and Patricia Electric. 4. The Village has received a notice of violations at the Village Hall from the Dept. of Labor, these issues are being addressed. 5. The Board had made a motion and carried to accept the fire department application of Fredric Letson pending the standard background check. 6. The board motioned and carried to make Jonathan Walker the Officer in Charge and change his rate of pay to $14.00 per hour.

Mark Your Calendar Sept. 2nd - Labor Day Sept. 4th – SCHOOL BEGINS Sept. 8th –Grandparents Day Sept. 8th– Bandit Round Up 4-5PM with BBQ to follow. Sept.9th – IRIS PTO Meeting @ 4:30 PM Sept. 9th - Town Board Meeting @ 7PM Sept. 11th – MS Picture Day, APS Open House Grades 1-3 @ 6-7 PM. , IRIS Open House @ 5:30-6:30 PM Sept.11th - Patriot Day Sept.11th -Village Board Meeting @ 7PM Sept.13th- MS Cookie Sale Begins
Sept. 14 – Open House @ Legion for Clyde & Gert Pickert. (Info on Back) th Sept. 19 – MS Open House @ 5:30- 7:00 PM, MS Grandparents Day. rd th Sept.23 – 27 – High School – Parent Visitation Week. st Sept. 21 – American Legion Chicken Barbeque from 1PM- done. Open to the Public. Any questions call Legion 659-8520
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Sept.22nd- Autumn Begins.

A BIG Thank You to those that give their all to help with benefits, parades, walks / run events, frog contests, BBQs, and ice cream socials. Antwerp Shines with your help!

Happy Anniversary to Buck & Sharon Culbertson on Sept. 7th.

************************* Lots of Thanks to : RSI Roofing donated $250 Sands Brothers Roofing donated $50 Carol Countryman donated $20 Son’s of American Legion donated $145 $250 donated in Bottle and Can redemption. Mayor & Wife donated ice cream. Price Chopper donated $50 gift certificate (water & fruit for trip) All donations went to help the summer recreation and Water Safari recreation trip. **************************
Happy BirthdayBarbara Bartle 9/1 Garth Stoffel 9/3 Adelaide Pitts 9/08 (4Yrs) Tom Johnson 9/11 Sharniece Grant 9/11 Becky Culbertson 9/11 James Green 9/11 Ken Taylor 9/14 Autumn Hill 9/22 Laura Hancock 9/23 Art Knudsen 9/24
Happy Late Birthday to Aiden Beasley 8/10 (10 yrs. old)

************************* Church NewsWelcome Back!! First Congregational Church UCC Sunday School will be starting Sept. 8th with Music @ 8:45 AM and Class starting @ 9:00 AM. Each week they offer bible lessons and crafts to children from Pre K to teens. We hope you will join us. Call Maureen @ 6598622 if you have any questions.
Crosby Public Library new books – ADULT FICTION The Heist - Janet Evanovich Bad Monkey - Carl Hiassen The Silver Star - Jeanette Walls Caleb's Crossing Geraldine Brooks Orphan Train - Christina Baker Kline Under the Dome - Stephen King The Dressmaker - Kate Alcott The Inferno - Dan Brown ADULT NONFICTION Tell My Sons - Lt. Col. Mark M. Weber Lean In - Sheryl Sandberg ******************************* Antwerp American Legion Post 916 is still collecting cans and bottles to help replace the roof on the Hall. Call 659-8520 or 6598585 for pick up or deliver to Post at 40 Main St. Thank You.

What’s Up in Antwerp Catching Bandits on Sept. 8th on the Crosby Public Lawn. Be deputized and catch them all. From 4-5Pm with a BBQ following on the church lawn. Point of contact: Carol Countryman 286-4379

(NEEDING Some Bandits to play the Game- Call Carol) ++++++++++++++++++ Happy Late Anniversary Don’t forget to come to the open house on Saturday, September 14th at the American Legion in Antwerp to help celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Clyde and Gert Pickert that was earlier this year. The hours are from 11 am until 3 pm. They would like people to come out to congratulate them and bring only their memories, stories or photos of the couple. Their presence will be the gift to them.
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Look out for future dates – th Oct 8 – MS Assembly 9AM th Oct 9 –Village Board Meeting @ 7PM th Oct.10 –BOE Meeting @APS @7PM th Oct 14 – Columbus Day – NO SCHOOL- Town Board Meeting @7PM Oct15th –Superintendent’s Conference Day (NO student Attendance) th Oct 16 –APS Grandparent st Breakfast Grades K + 1 ., HS PSAT th Oct 17 –APS Grandparent nd rd Breakfast 2 + 3 grade, th Oct. 17 – Drama Club Production 7PM @ IRHS Theater, Play “Trojan Woman”. Also showing on the th 19 @ 2PM & 7PM. th Oct 24 –MS Cookie Delivery st Oct 31 – APS Harvest Day Parade, IRIS Harvest Run

Look for possible Halloween Party for Kids Recreation. If you can help, contact Carol 286-4379

Hello Antwerp. Well, my hubby’s tomatoes are ripening fast and plenty. I survived my cruise to the Bahamas with only a bad sun burn.
As always, I am here for your news. Call me @ 659-8213 or email me @ laurahancock@earthlink. net Take care and God Bless you all.

Look out for Future DatesOct 2 – IRIS Grandparents Day- Grade 4 rd Oct 3 - IRIS Grandparents Day –Grade 5 th Oct 4 - IRIS &MS – 5 week Progress Reports, IRIS Fall Picture Day
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Laura Hancock

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