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March 28, 2014

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Discussion about PAFB history to boost project

PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton County Historical Association and Museum will welcome a group of former airmen and employees from the Plattsburgh Air Force Base at 2 p.m. Monday, March 31, to discuss the history of the New and Old Base.

Clinton County Historian Dr. Anastasia Pratt will lead the group in a discussion. 

This discussion is part of a project being conducted by the Museum’s Junior Docent group to gain a better understanding of the historic buildings situated around the Plattsburgh Oval.

History discussed at this gathering will be used to complete a walking tour of the Old Base, a project that is funded by a grant from the Lake Champlain Basin Program.

The discussion is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Clinton County Historical Museum at 561-0340 or email

This program is funded in part by Clinton County and the Lake Champlain Basin Program.


NCCS School Board to discuss budget

CHAMPLAIN — Northeastern Clinton Central School District will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, at the Mooers Elementary cafetorium.

The board will hold an executive session and is expected to return to public session at about 6 p.m.

The board will discuss the budget and the 2014-15 school calendar.

The meeting is open to all.


Petitions sought for Beekmantown School Board

BEEKMANTOWN — Beekmantown Central School District has two School Board seats available.

One is a four-year term, and the other is a three-year term. The seats are currently held by April Bingel and Pauline Stone. 

Petitions are available from the district clerk at 197 Haynes Road between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or from the district website at

Petitions must be returned to the District Clerk’s Office no later than 5 p.m. April 21.

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