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.Page 8A -- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder --Thursday, January 15, 2009 CLA FED JOBS, SERVICES, OPPORTUNITIES, PERSONALS, YARD SALES, RENTALS, REAL ESrATE, AND MOREl How to place,your classified and how to p.ay: Most ads require prepayment. Use Visa or Mastercard to pay for your classified ad, call 304-462-7309, fax 304-462-7300 or email [ Bill Foster Cable Tool and Rotary li Water We" ri"ing Clean Outs - Lic. WVO21212 Glenville, WV 462-71 16 4tinder Services HELP WANTED LENVILLE MCDONALDS IS NOW HIR- ING: Back up maintenance person, must be reliable and be available on week- L ends and a few days throughout the week. Duties include, but not limited to, : inventory control, unloading of truck, detail cleaning, and must be able to ! work outside in all types of weather. :: Please apply in person. E.O.E. 2t 1-15 IHAVIORAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN: o Starting rate is $7.50 / hr with no expe- rience! United Summit Center. Inc. is currently hiring BHT&apos;s. BHTs directly impact the quality of a life through train-  ing, support, and enrichment activities. BHTs work directly with clients, helping them meet and exceed their goals and objectives. Requirements: HS diploma or GED, valid WV drivers license, and reliable transportation. Appl cat ons/re- sumes are to be submitted to Human Resources, United Summit Center, #6 " Hospital Plaza, Clarksburg, WV 26301 : or email to ADA/EEO indef. 9-4 Services Now Hiring Telephone Sales Agents Days / Monday thru Friday 9-4:30 Nights/Monday-Thursday 4-9 & Sat 9-3 Call or stop by 89 Arnold Ave Weston 304-269-2900 indef. 1-15 Watch, Clock & Jewelry REPAIR Pearl & Bead Stringing & Clasp Repair D  Free Ultrasonic Cleaning. Hughes Jewelry 144 Main St. Spencer 25276 304-927-1620 5-20 Let us help advertise your business!! Call 462-7309 Jim Brandenburg Portfolios at reasonable prices, items to be insured, portraits, etc. 329 Spring Street, Spencer, WV 25276 304-927-1242 dirtyratjim @ hotmail, com INSURANCE Do you have an older mobile home or manufactured home and would like homeowner insurance on it? Call Ken Foglesong Agency at 304-462- 8334 and we would be happy to provide you with a quote. 1 SERVlCES--00-----1 SATES i FOR SALE: Pawning, buying, selling, guns, PREGNANT? Need someone to talk to? Confidential counseling. Call toll free 877-472-1122. 7-30 indef l w,00rF00 1 WANTED: Buying and selling! Paying cash for old jewelry, gold, silver, coins and watches. Call 462-4834 or 266- 4204, between 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 3-17 indef musical instruments, tools, amps, elec- tronics, and more. 269-6330. indef 7-21 FOR SALE Bundles of rough - cut lumber $150.00 per bundle (Approximately 600 ft.) Call 462-7623 $$$ CASH FOR YOUR OLD GOLD $$$$: Paying top dollar for broken/mis- matched/ outdated jewelry, coins, etc., !!! HUGH ES JEWELRY-Spencer, 304- 927-1620. indef.8-28 Drive carefully: children are at play and in school! Wanted: IN - HOME CAREGIVERS People Who Care About helping others. If you want to earn extra cash. be an In-Home Caregiver. Valid WV Driver's License and Criminal Background :beck required. Training will be provided. Salary commensu- rate with training, experience and / or certifications. CALL Today 765-3668 or 1-800-814-8514 Because YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE Immediate Openings In: Stouts Mills Area Attention Readers Our deadline is on Monday at 5:00 p.m. for all ads and articles. All legals that are more than one page must be here two weeks prior to run - date. No exceptions/Even through e-mails, NO EXCEPTIONS In church or at home, pray for peace around this troubled world and violent Middle East! Happy Holidays from all of us at McDonalds r PLEASE CLIP OUT I 2 Egg Mc Muffins I for $3.00 r OR I A FREE CHEESEBURGER WITH I A PURCHASE OF ANY OF OUR I NEW MC CAFE" DRINKS I NEW KIOTIS IN STOCK * COUPON MUST BE PRESENTED WHEN ORDERING At Glenville McDonald's, GOOD LUCK TO ALL OUR AREA BASKETBALL TEAMS, REMEMBER TO STOP BY BEFORE OR FOR A HEAR BETTER with OPEN FIT DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY, Call TODAY for a FREE Demonstration OR HOT CHOCOLATE Black Top Paving Driveways, Parking Lots, & More Also Seal Coating 30 % Discounts & Senior Discounts All Work Guaranteed FREE ESTIMATES (304) 472-7362 Stone Mason's Yard, LLC Trencher Service for water, gas, and underground electric Office- 765-2566 Cell- 644-7708 Lic.# 03204 I SERVICES MISC. i NOTICE Will do house / pet sitting while you vacation. Reasonable rates, call 462-8433 8t 3-5 MOVED OUT SALE: Everything in good condition. Twin size canopy bed with mattress and box springs $200. Homemade wood splitter $550 OBO. Big entertainmenl center $150. Full size ping pong table $50.25 "color TV $100.13" color TV $50, 13" color TV with-VHS player $50 Black futon bed $150. 462-8024 or 462-8498. 2t 1-15 Doctors often recommend a good soak in a hot tub or spa as a way for arthritis sufferers to smooth out the kinks during cold weather. It's the same remedy discovered by skiers after a vigorous day on the slopes to avoid "charlie horses." Remembering 'Do-it- Yourself' Car Maintenance by Richard Marks Gambrills, MD It was time to change the spark plugs and battery in my car -- some- thing I had done many times in my youth. I soon found cars have changed. My spark plugs were hidden under a maze of wires, hoses and whatevers. Replacing them required removing cross braces and numerous obstruc- tions, which I soon discovered re- quired special tools which I did not have. Once. this would have also been time to replace the points (a switch that was opened and closed by a rotor to fire the individual spark plugs), but this once-frequent mainte- nance job had been eliminated by eliminating mechanical points -- a big advantage of today's cars. Changing or cleaning of spark plugs used to be necessary every few thou- sand miles. Spark plug cleaning ma- chines were available for one to clean the plugs -- haven't seen one in years! Now, platinum spark plugs can last 100,000 miles. To replace the battery was a job once easily accomplished with noth- ing more than a pair of pliers and a few minutes' time. Looking at my current car, I noticed that getting ac- cess now required the removal of even more motor compartment parts. Get- ting the battery out, and the new one in the tight space, would be a difficult feat. Thank goodness, I did not need to replace my fan belt. It obviously would no longer be the simple task of the past. At least I can still change my motor oil and filter, but with some difficulty. All of this brings back memories of doing maintenance on my car using only a socket wrench, screwdriver. pliers, common sernse, and visual observation. Do the cars of today need to be so complex and tightly packed? Technology of yesteryear often re- quired that a unit be made of indi- vidual assembled parts bolted together and, thus, subject to disassembly for individual internal parts replacements. At that time, inexpensive parts kits were readily available for common repairs, such as brake cylinders and ;Shoes, fueI pumps and Wat6rlSumps. I "ecall my father replacing his piston rings using a piston ring kit. It was a time when many people, including myself, did most of their own repairs. Now one must have computers, spe- cial tools, car maintenance manuals. and specialized training to do what once might have been a "driveway repair." Common sense, observation, and simple tools are no longer ad- equate. Comparing the cars of my youth with my current car, I find that the power trains are defacto the same; both have essentially the same con- ceptual combustion engines. Maybe cars have gotten more complex be- cause of the many modern "add-ons," such as air conditioning, computer- ized controls, and numerous electronic gadgets, most of which must find room under the hood. Gone are the days of home car maintenance. Now one must seek out a car repair shop for what once might have been a"do-it-yourself'job. Gone are most of the consumer parts kits. Repairs or maintenance once done at home requires professionals and can cost hundreds of dollars (which I have learned from experience). I wonder what repairing future hy- brid and other special-fuel cars will involve? Their complexity will prob- ably make the maintenance of today's car seem simple and inexpensive. .. Betone "-e TH FREE Hearing BOB PHILLIs Owner/Hearing Instrument Specialist WHERE: Gilmer County Senior Center DATE: Wednesday, January 21, 2009 TIME: 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. PHONE: 1-800-303-3277 Beltone Hearing Instrument Center 1200 Country Club Road - Fairmont, WV 26554 Test Set For Gilmer County We Make House Calls ~ Accepting New Patients ON-SITE REPAIRS WHEN POSSIBLE West Virginia Workers' Compensation Provider Discounts at 2009 Beltone Electronics Corporation A+ Law Clinic, LLc 7 North Court Street 304.462.7007; fax: 304.462.7010 gerryhough OUR MISSION: to deliver Excellence; to focus on the Needs of Each Client; to Serve with Integrity .... Accidents; Bankruptcy; Contracts; Criminal Justice; Energy," Medical Issues; Estates; Title Research; Wills. ,---4, YOAK PROPERTIES - JAMES YOAK, BROKER ', &g-N _.i[I[lt('( Sales Associates: Bryan Groves, Laura Rhoades, Eric Brown "I.OH|I[F'V" Phone & Fax: 462-5997 E-maih Real Estate NATIONAL ADVERTISING WORKS ! LET US SHOW YOU HOW WE MARKET PROPERTY PANTHER RUN - 146 ac., mostly wooded, home / cabin sites. Good Hunting. $138,700 HOLCOMB - 2 1/2 ac, 2 BR, l bath home/cabin, LR, dining / kitchen area, hardwood floors, very nice. Borders national forest. Possible $69,000 KANAWHA DR. - Nice home .80 acre. 3 BR, 1 bath, LR,DR, or FR, full basement has LR w/gas log fireplace, 2 BR, kitchenette, bath & utility. 2 Stall garage. $129,000 GLUCK RUN - 11 ac, 2 story home built 1901,5 B R, 1 bath, kitchen (new cabinets), DR, LR, utility. New windows. Needs TLC, could be a beautiful place. $79,900 BURNSVILLE - Stately home, 3 BR, 3 baths, kitchen, DR, LR, with mirrored mantle. Full basement.. Oak staircase & woodwork. 2 stall garage. GREAT LOCATION. $137,000 S. LEWIS ST. - 2 BR duplex. LR, KT/DR, l bath. Great investment & location. $59,900 BALDWIN - 1.4 ac with cozy 2 BR home, 1 bath, KT, DR, LR with mantle & gas logs. Covered porches. Small barn & outbuildings.City water. $47,500 TROY - 3+ ac., 3 BR, I bath home, LR, KT/DR, basement. Large outbuilding. $44,900 OTHER LISTINGS AVAILABLE, WWW.SANDFORKWVREALESTATE.COM ! CLEARANCE SALE: At Middletown Homes of Weston. Save 1,000's on Select Display Model Homes. 269-7500 indef. 6-12 LIMITED TIME ONLY!: 2009, 28x60, 3 Bdrm/2 Bath CLAYTON Home (del. & set) for only $49,999. Add a washer/ dryer and a flat screen TV for only $37. Home Show- BUCKHANNON, Rt. 33 between Weston and Buckhannon. (304) 472-8900. Open 7 days a week. Special Financing available for a "new" first time hemebuyers program 4t 1-29 FREEDOM HOMES: Income tax inventory blowout! Call today to learn more about this new program for low to moderate income families! Save lO00's on re- maining lot models. Call (304) 472- 9220. 3t 1-15 I ! i FOR RENT: Downtown Glenville, Retail/ Office, 2 locations, can be adjoined, 202 & 206 E. Main St, corner lot across from post office. Front, side & back entrances with off street parking in back. Call 304-462-7284. indef. 10-30 FREEDOM HOMES: Square footage re- duction sale! Four BR, 2 Bath, starting at $400. a month, call today, (304) 472- 9220. 3t 1-15 FREEDOM HOMES: Credit Busted!Three BR Two BA, starting at $350. a month, easy finance terms available. We own the bank! Call (304) 472-9220.3t 1-15 FOR RENT: Little Kanawha Apartments. Efficiency apartments for rent. Private bath, TV with basic cable, microwave, /ridge, dresser, bed. All utilities paid. $300/ me, $440/ move-in. (304) 462- 7883. Ask for Dwight. indef. 11-20 FOR RENT: Apartment for rent. partly fur- nished walking distance to college, call 462-5099. 2t 1-15 FOR RENT: 2 Bedroom mobile home, no pets, Camden Flats area. call John at 462-7384 or home at 462-7948. indef. 1-15 Men are made stronger on real. ization that the helping hand they need is at the end of their own arm. --Sidney J. Phil Tips For West Virginians To Prevent Home Burglaries Everyone looks forward to this time, of year. including burglars. With, many people away, visiting friends. or just out of the house shopping, there are many good prospects for break-ins. Experts agree that it is a very vulnerable time for homeowners. "People are busy and distracted." said Ray Palermo. director of public rela- tions for Response Insurance. "As they race out the door, they are not thinking about what they leave be- hind." He offered a few precautions to help prevent homeowners from fall- ing victim to thieves during this time of year. Examine the exterior of your house. Make sure all locked doors and win- dows have a tight fit when closed. Check to see if there is any "wiggle room" that could give a thief enough space to jimmy it open. Walk around your whole property to ensure there is nothing that can be used to climb to upper floors. Look in your windows to make sure blinds are positioned to screen the interior view. but not closed completely. You may want to move any computers and TVs away from prying eyes. Never leave an "emer- gency key" hidden outside your house. Always leave your home in a se- cure state, regardless of the amount of time you expect to be away. A burglar watching your house is capable of taking what he wants in a few care- fully planned moments. When you are away from the house. particularly for an extended period. be sure to make it look lived-in. Put timers on a few lights at varied times; put a timer on a radio set to a talk- radio station; install a dusk/dawn out- side light or motion detector; ask a neighbor to pick up your mail and any circulars that might pile up on your doorstep; and stop delivery of news- Berlin Road Weston, WV wv 1-800-427-4155 304-269-5155 MeN. - FRI. 9 - 5 SAT. By Appointment Closed Sunday 550 G John Deere Dozer 6-Way Blade & Winch$37,500 4630 FORD 52 HP 4 WD With Loader .............. $17.200 <ub0ta KX 121-2 Excavator ................................ $14.000 5030 Ford 60 HP. 4WD ....................................... $13,900 _)555 John Deere 65 HP 4WD ........................... $13.750 .)755 John Deere 75 HP, Diesel, w/Loader ....... $12.800 L3130 Kubota. 32 HP, 4 WD 280 Hours ............. $12,500 DK 45 Kioti. 45 HP, Diesel. 4 WD. 1 Owner ........ $11,900 _)755 John Deere. 75 HP ................................. $10.900 331 Bobcat Excavator 40 HP Diesel ............. $10.800 330 Johp Deere 40 HP. Diesel 886 Hours .......... $6.950 990 Case David Brown 53HP. Diesel .................... $4.500 10" Shaver Post Driver ......................................... $2.400 8" Shaver Post Driver .......................................... $1,075 3 Round Balers in Stock ......................................... CALL 4610 Ford. 52 HF. Diesel .................................... $7,950 lew Idea Manure Spreader. New Tires ................ $1,750 till Creek Manure Spreader. 30Bushel ................. $2,250 papers or other mail. [n many instances, installing a home alarm system will give you protec- tion. a sense of calm and even a dis- count on your homeowner's insur- ance. Inventory your major possessions. An easy way is to place valuables out on tables and videotape your house. room-to-room of all furniture, paint- ings and other possessions. Place the list. any photos/video you took. and perhaps the valuables themselves, in a safe. separate location. Tell a trusted neighbor on your block that you will be away. Activity or noise that might otherwise seem nor- mal to them would be alarming if they knew you are away from home. Be sure your homeowner's insur- ance coverage reflects any improve- ments or purchases that have increased the value of your home or its contents since you got your homeowner's policy. The only thing worse than losing your possessions is not being sufficiently covered to recoup your losses. Additional information on this and other car and homeowner topics is available at the Response Insurance Safety Information Center website. www. response, com/safe. Boating Safety Education Course The WV Division of Natural Re- sources will hold a Boating Safety Education Course at the Calhoun/ Gilmer Career Center on February 19 and 20. 2009. from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Students must be at least ten years of age to be certified. The course is open to the public and is free of charge. The 2000 West Virginia Legisla- ture passed a mandatory boating edu- cation law that became effective Janu- ary I. 2001. The law requires that any person born after December 31.1986 must successfully complete a boating education course and receive a certi- fication card to operate a motorboat on the waters of the state. Personal watercraft and electric powered boats are classified as motorboats therefore the Boating Education certification will also be required to operate these vessels. Class size is limited so pre-registra- tion is required. If you would like to register or need additional informa- tion. please contact the WV DNR District VI office at 304-420-4550 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m The secret of dealing success- fully with a child is not to be its parent. --Mell Lazarus ..=...- . ..... _...