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November 8, 2012

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We are pleased to note that on Friday, Nov. 16, from 4:30 until 7 p.m., there will be a Brooks barbecue chicken dinner at Christ Episcopal Church to benefit the church’s Global Mission Outreach. It should be mentioned, in case there is any confusion, that for the first time this fundraising dinner will be held on Friday instead of Saturday evening.  The dinner will be held in the Parish House, at 69 Fair St., Cooperstown, and will feature Brooks chicken as well as coleslaw, baked potato, baked beans, roll, dessert and beverage. Both half chicken dinners,

at $10, and quarter chicken dinners, at $5, will be offered. Takeout meals will also be available. In addition to the dinner, there will also be a sale of homemade pies. For more information about the dinner, please contact the church office at 547-9555.

We were somewhat surprised, and greatly pleased, recently to discover, while purchasing gas at Taylor’s here in Cooperstown, that the young gentleman pumping the gas also took it upon himself to clean both our windshield and back window. We must admit that we do not remember the last time that was done for us without our asking. And of course, when we find ourselves having to pump our own gas, the windows do not get cleaned unless we do it. So we greatly appreciated the attention paid to us during our recent gas purchase. In fact, it made our day.

Of course, we are much less enthusiastic this time of year by the annual influx of mice which always seemed determined to take up residence with us. And while we have only captured two this fall, we did find ourselves dealing with three earlier in the summer. We found the summer invasion to be somewhat unusual but did determine that we were not alone in dealing

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