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Page 14 THE QUODDY TIDES 9 February, 2018 A SCHOOL OF MACKEREL is (Chessie Crowe photo) stalked by a flock of cormorants on the Lubec Narrows. BEC PUBLIC LUNCHEON A public luncheon of fish or corn chow- der will be held on Sunday, February 11, from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Parish Hall in Lubec. The cost of the meal is $6 for adults and $3 for children. SNOWFLAKE WORKSHOP Helen Lelievre will give a snowflake- making workshop on Friday, February 9, at 10:30 a.m. at the Lubec Memorial Li- brary. STORIES OF OLD LUBEC Lubec Memorial Library will hold the second of its four-part series "Stories of Old Lubec" on Saturday, February 17, at 2 p.m. These gatherings offer an opportu- nity to share glimpses of Lubec's storied past and reminisce with long-time resi- dents. The next program features Muriel by Susan Reilly for Norma Harrop Tel. 733-2840 Doran and Elaine Leavitt sharing their memories of Crow Town. Light refresh- ments will be provided, and all are wel- come. FREE BINGO The Lubec Woman's Club will host a senior social with free bingo on Thursday, February 15, at 12:30 p.m. at the Quoddy View Apartments Community Room. All seniors are welcome. CABIN FEVER FILM The Eagle Huntress is a documentary about the first girl ever to follow in the age-old tradition of her people of becom- ing an eagle huntress. The film will be shown on Thursday, February 22, at 3 p.m. at the Lubec Memorial Library as part of the library's Cabin Fever Film st- ties. --, ,T rker-'t:en'J stand-off Recovery Resource Fair set for March 23 Five arrested after The Washington County Community es, spiritual and personal growth and de- Following a nearly two-hour stand-off The five arrested just before dawn are: : Action Team will host a Recovery Re- velopment and complementary health ser- with police, five people were arrested ear- Evelyn Westcott, 21, Bronx, N.Y.; Jante source Fair on Friday, March 23, from 12 vices are invited and encouraged to take ly in the morning on January 26 in Cher- Randolph, 27, Bronx, N.Y.; Jamal Santia- noon to 6 p.m. at the University of Maine part in this community event. ryfield for selling crack cocaine. Three of go, 18, Bronx, N.Y.; Juan Huertes-Borg- at Machias' Reynolds Athletics Center. The Washington County Community those arrested are from the Bronx, N.Y. as, 36, Cberryfield; and Fred Rini, 50, of The fair will provide an opportunity for Action Team is a small group of local vol- According to the Maine Drug Enforce- Cherryfield. All were charged with class area residents and community members to unteers who are working to create positive ment Agency (MDEA), the arrests came B unlawful trafficking of schedule W learn about resources available in Wash- change in Washington County by increas- after drug agents obtained a search war- drugs - crack cocaine - and also, except ington County and surrounding counties ing awareness of substance use disorders, rant for the home at 177 Tenan Lane. At for Rini, class E creating a police stand- that can support people who are seeking supporting recovery efforts, providing ed- the request of MDEA, the State Police off. recovery, navigating the early stages of re- ucation and supporting access to informa- Tactical Team also responded to the home The home was occupied by Huertes-covery and maintaining long-term recov- tion and services for Washington County and assisted with the arrests. Borges, and evidence of drug use and drug try, as well as services supporting families community members seeking treatment The search warrant.was part of a month- packaging was found, along with $8,200 in recovery, and recovery. There is no charge to partic- long investigation into the distribution of in suspected drug proceeds. Those who provide substance use dis- ipate as a provider or to attend this event. crack throughout Washington County by Bail was set at $25,000 cash for West- order prevention and treatment services, To reserve your free table, or for infor- the group, who would travel to Maine with cott, Randolph and Santiago and $10,000 including direct treatment, medical care, marion, contact Terri Woodruff at 207-255- large amounts of the drug. They would cash each for Huertes-Borges and Rini. employment assistance, financial servic- 3741 or email . then use a local crack customer's home to The investigation is ongoing, and addi- sell the drugs, and the locals would seek rionalcharges are likely. Library's fundraising goal within reach new customers and introduce them to the The Washington County Sheriff's Of- New York distributors in exchange for rice and the Cherryfield Fire Department In September 2017, Edward Atkinson The Moore for the Future Endowment money and drugs, also assisted investigators, and Brenda Koskinen, patrons and sup- Fund campaign was initiated in 2013 in porters of the H.D. Moore Library and response to the library and community Four Chaplains Day service to be held Community Center in Steuben, offered a center's increased budget requirements $10,000 challenge match to benefit the and the need for a more stable annual in- The national nonprofit Wreaths Across Moore for the Future Endowment Fund. come to maintain the building and its America will be hosting a service in honor Library officials are pleased to report the many services. of Four Chaplains Day. The event- which required $10,000 in donations have been Currently, a $5,000 challenge match di- is free and opefi to the public - will take received and matched, adding $20,000 to rected to area businesses is under way. the endowment fund goal of $250,000. When the library reaches this goal, the Bay Ridge school Now, at $235,000, the endowment fund fundraising campaign will be within goal is within reach. $5,000 of completion. posts honor roll The library hopes to meet it by this The library anticipates the remainder summer and honor the many donors with will be met by 2018 pledges and by do- The second quarter honor roll for Bay a celebration, nors who respond to the spring endow- Ridge Elementary School in Cutlet is as ment appeal. follows: Grade 5: High honors - Avery Cates, Ethan Cates, Max Cates, Paige Cates, Re- ese Crosman, Michael Taylor; honors - Kisuhs Stevens-Dinsmore, Hayden Rey- nolds. Grade 6: High honors - Anna Patter- son; honors - Ben Griffin and Drew Tay- lor. Grade 7: High honors - Isabel Cates, Lucas Cates, Abby Fitzhenry, Sarah Moulton, Sarah Neal; honors - Kate Tay- lor, Jackson Lemieux, Marissa Cates, Shane Feeney. Grade 8: Honors - Cami Bryant, Kash Feeney, Raeanah Reynolds. Gounty Road .uts tq ull Service Hair Salon IVlen, Women ehildren eolors, ts, Perms, Poils 733-2255 1169 County Rd Trescott Open Tuesday-Friday 9 a.m. -5 p.m. Saturday by appointment Shannon Knight, Licensed Cosmetologist Now accepting Visa & MasterCard place Sunday, February 11, at 12 noon at Balsam Valley Chapel on Route 1 in Jonesboro. The event is in honor of the four chaplains and crew of the USAT Dorchester, which sank 75 years ago this month. The speakers for the service are Major David Sivret of Alexander; Cindi Sienk, iewicz, granddaughter of a survivor of the USAT Dorchester, and Christine Beady, the executive director of the Four Chap- lains Memorial Foundation in Philadel- phia, Penn. Wreaths Across America will also be tagging a tree and dedicating it in remem- brance of Stewards-Mate First Class Charles Walter David Jr. who served aboard the Coast Guard cutter Comanche. He jumped in as a rescue swimmer and helped to save the lives of 93 soldiers and many of his own crew. David came down with pneumonia after the rescue and passed away just weeks later. The service will last about an hour, and lunch will be served downstairs in the chapel directly following service. Wreaths Across America encourages the public, especially veterans and their families, to attend. Tickets are not neces- sary. VVVVVVVVVVV N VeJenline's Ihi. ph se awr Wr e.dV ** Willow Wind Flower & Gift CaW 107-733-2409 681 North Lubec Ikl Lubec qtVVVVYVVVVV Mardi Gras pancake o,t,t,* ''"'r scheduled Winter carnival to The annual Mardi Gras Pancake Sup- be held in Machias per will be held on Tuesday, February 13, On Saturday, February 10, the Univer- from 4:30 to 6:30 i .m, at the Kay Parker sity of Maine at Machias will hold a cam- Building in Machias. Tickets are $6 for pus-wide winter carnival for people of all adults and $3 for children, ages. Events include: a snowball fight, This event, held every year to celebrate snowshoe and cross-country skiing les- Shrove Tuesday, the day before the begin-, sons, carriage rides, snow painting, igloo ning of Lent, is hosted by St. Aidan's building, a paint 'n sip and indoor mini- Episcopal Church and Sunrise Opportuni- golf. The day will also include a free ties, with all proceeds going to the Special showing of Thor Rangarok at 2 p.m. in Olympics program, the Performing Arts Center. Activities will This year's all-you-can-eat feast in- take place at various locations on campus, cludes pancakes, sausage, various top- and a schedule and map will be provided to pings, beverages and even a door prize, attendees. All events are free of charge. More information may be obtained by For more information, please visit calling 255-8858. . Baptist Bible Teaching Church Pastor Tony Muniz Sunday School- 10.00 am. Sunday Morning Worship - 11:00 a.m. Sunday Evening Bible Study- 6.00 p.m. Wednesday Evening Bible Study & Prayer Meeting- 7.00 p.m. 274 County Road, Lubec, ME 04652 207-733- 2002 & 207-271- 8160 ridgebaptistchurch@gmail.com