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News briefs: Nov. 17, 2011
From Silverton Standard, the place where you can write!
Posted on November 17 2011, 11:10am by Mark Esper in Local News category
A recent snowy day on Blair Street, with Gerald Swanson’s 1950
Ford pickup in front of the Villa Dallavalle.
Silverton Standard a day early next week
Silverton Standard & the Miner will be published a day early next week owing to the Thanksgiving Day holiday.
The Standard will hit the news stands on Wednesday morning, Nov. 23.
Thanksgiving dinner at American Legion
On Thanksgiving Day, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Al Homann Hall in the American Legion building, the American Legion Post 14 and St. Patrick’s Altar Society will host the annual turkey dinner (with all the fixings) for the community. 
Assistance will be given from the Church on the Hill, the Church of Christ, and the American Legion Women's Auxiliary.
Everyone is welcome to attend. Contributions of potluck side dishes and desserts will be gladly accepted. Cash donations will also be accepted. Bring yourself and bring your neighbor.
For more information, contact Gary Davis or Rose Raab.
Transfer station goes to winter hours, 
now accepts tires
Effective this Saturday, Nov. 19, the transfer station will switch to winter hours.
The dump will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays. 
Officials at Bruin Waste Management, the transfer station’s operator, said the facility was getting little use after 4 p.m. since it is getting dark so early.
Tires are now accepted at the dump.
If you have a utility account the amount of the tire will be billed on your utility account. If you do not have a utility account you must come to Town Hall and pay for tires at that time, then you may take them to the dump with a voucher we will give you to give to Garth.  Garth will not take money at the dump.
Regular tires are $5 and large industrial tires are $25.
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