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					     By: Bre
     and Rob                                  Building Bridges Mentoring Program
 T h e s e a r e l o c a l t e e n s wh o                                                               January 2009
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             n e w sl e t t e r.                                                                       Read and Enjoy!

                                                                           Odd people fearing
          Low Cost Activity Ideas for January
                                                        WANTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER (actual AP headline)
         Slam Poetry Extravaganza: FREE               Linda Burnett, 23, a resident of San Diego, was visiting her inlaws,
           Rock Hill Café, 19 Exchange St. Glens
           Falls. 361-6278 7pm.                         and while there, she went to a nearby supermarket to pick up some
         Get together an make dinner and do
           your New Years Resolutions! Make
           some goals for 2009!!                        Several people noticed her sitting in her car with the windows rolled
                                                        up and with her eyes closed, with both hands behind the back of her
         Start planning now to make, create, par-     head. One customer who had been at the store for a while became
           ticipate in entering something in the
           Washington County Fair. Contact Cor-         concerned and walked over to the car.
           nell Cooperative Extension.
                                                        He noticed that Linda's eyes were now open, and she looked very
         Funky Friendship Bracelet Workshop
           on Jan. 10th. At Queensbury Activity         strange. He asked her if she was okay, and Linda replied that she'd
           Center, 742 Bay Road. $13 9-11am , age       been shot in the back of the head, and had been holding her brains
           8-12. Must pre-register 761-8216             in for over an hour.

                                                        The man called the paramedics, who broke into the car because the
                                                        doors were locked and Linda refused to remove her hands from her
                                                        head. When they finally got in, they found that Linda had a wad of
                                                        bread dough on the back of her head.

                                                        A Pillsbury biscuit canister had exploded from the heat, making a
                                                        loud noise that sounded like a gunshot, and the wad of dough hit her
                                                        in the back of her head. When she reached back to find out what it
                                                        was, she felt the dough and thought it was her brains. She initially
                                                        passed out, but quickly recovered and tried to hold her brains in for
                                                        over an hour until someone noticed and came to her aid.

                                                                   *****DRUGS WILL FRY YOUR BRAIN!!!!******

                                                          The Trans Siberian Orchestra was a hit!!!
                                                                December 7th concert was great!
                                                        Besides good Holiday music there is a
                                                        thoughtful story line.
                                                        For the story go to..
               **************Funny Stuff ************
     Kids are funny! “ I took my six-year-old daughter, Gracie,
to visit my sister in Manhattan. It was her first time in New York
City, so I decided we’d walk across town so she could see
the sights. After we’d gone a few blocks, Gracie stopped
and sighed, “ I think we’re going in circles. I keep seeing the
same yellow car!” I laughed as I explained that they were
taxis.— Robin Clark-Kamensek, Frederick,

“ Boy, does my head                            Q: what do po-
hurt! My brain must                            tatoes wear to
have learned some-                             bed?
thing in school today.”
                                               A: their yammies!

                                         “You deserve a lit-
                                         tle lift! Do the things that bring
                                         sunlight to your heart.-Courtney Es-

                                                            Make a snowman, snowwoman, snow
                                                           family , a fat cat or any snow sculpture.
                                                          Take a photo and submit to the newslet-
                                                          ter and we can all vote on the most crea-
                                                                  tive, wild, traditional, etc!!
                                                              Come on….Take the challenge!!!

 Upcoming activi-
                                                    Have a happy Winter! (even
January 24th from
10am—1pm, winter                                    though I dislike winter!) Enjoy the
tubing at Willard Mountain! Please                  snow! Have Fun!-Bre M.-Tammy
call ASAP if you plan to go.                        J!– Rob H!-
Directions: See enclosed sheet
      Washington County Youth Bureau - 383 Broadway - Fort Edward, NY 12828 518-746-2317
           Fax: 518-746-2331 Google us to checkout the website!!