Press-Republican

June 24, 2013

Of Interest: June 24, 2013

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---- — ORDA Board meeting planned for June 25

LAKE PLACID — The Olympic Regional Development Authority Board of Directors meeting will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Olympic Center.

The agenda includes the President’s Report, summer plans, reports from the Bonadio Group and the Audit Committee and a resolution relating to capital expenditures.

The meeting is open to the public.

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Super search on Beekmantown Central agenda 

BEEKMANTOWN — The Beekmantown Central School Board will hold a special meeting 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. 

Agenda items include coordinator of athletics and budget transfers. The board anticipates going into executive session at 6:15 p.m. to discuss a matter leading to the appointment of a new superintendent of schools.

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Items sought for Habitat for Humanity sale

PLATTSBURGH — Champlain Valley Habitat for Humanity is soliciting donations of usable household items for its garage sale, set for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 20, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 21.

The money raised at the event will be used to build a modest house for a family who would otherwise be unable to afford it. This year’s sale will be located at 616 Route 3 Plattsburgh, across the street from Pray’s Market.

Items can be dropped off at that location from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. A Habitat for Humanity sign will posted there on dropoff days.

The organization will not accept clothes, televisions, computers, toilets, tubs, tires or mattresses. All donated items need to be in good working order.

For more information about the sale, call Mary Jo Juneau at 324-6084.

Champlain Valley Habitat is also searching for a low-income family to purchase a home being remodeled in the Wallace Hill Road area of the Town of Plattsburgh.

Families interested in applying can visit www.cvhfh.net or call 564-HOME.

A nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing organization, Habitat for Humanity works in partnership with people in need to build and renovate decent, affordable housing. The houses are then sold to those in need at no profit and with no interest charged.

 

Young Republicans form new group

PLATTSBURGH — Clinton County Young Republicans has formed a new group.

Its purpose is to educate people on the nuances of local government and help to advocate for change by working on local campaigns, meetings, social gatherings and propelling young people to public service, according to group founder Alicia Sirk.

For more information, contact the group at clintoncountyyr@gmail.com or find the it on Facebook.

Schuyler Falls Democrats seek candidates

SCHUYLER FALLS — The Town of Schuyler Falls Democratic Party is looking for candidates interested in running for positions in this November election.

The town offices up for vote are supervisor and two Town Council seats.

Democrats will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Town Hall, Mason Street, Morrisonville. Anyone interested in running for office, being a committee person or discussing the July caucus or the November elections are urged to attend.

For more information, contact Bev Newell, chairperson, at 293-7393.

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Town of Dannemora considering noise law

DANNEMORA — The Town of Dannemora will hold a public hearing on a proposed town-wide noise ordinance at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, at the QWL Activity Center, 1156 Route 374, Dannemora.

The Town Council is encouraging residents to attend.

The public hearing will be followed at 7 p.m. by the regular monthly Town Council meeting, which is open to all.

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Review Board to meet onboard train

THENDARA — The Adirondack Park Local Government Review Board will hold its Wednesday, June 26, meeting on board the Adirondack Scenic Railroad train from Thendara to Big Moose Station.

Lunch will be served at the Big Moose Train Station Restaurant. The Adirondack Scenic train operates on a portion of the Remsen-to-Lake Placid railroad right-of-way, which will be the subject of a review by the Department of Environmental Conservation and the Department of Transportation.

People who want to attend should meet at the Thendara Train station at 9:45 a.m. The train will depart at 10.

The cost is $16 for the train and $12 for lunch. Call Carol Monroe at 727-0508 for reservations.

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Chesterfield dissolution discussion available

CHESTERFIELD — The Town of Chesterfield has a VHS tape and DVD available of the May 7 meeting, when Town Council members discussed answers to Village of Keeseville questions about dissolution.

These can be borrowed from the Town Office at 1 Vine St., or call ahead to reserve them at 834-9042.

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Items sought for Habitat for Humanity sale

PLATTSBURGH — Champlain Valley Habitat for Humanity is soliciting donations of usable household items for its garage sale, set for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 20, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 21.

The money raised at the event will be used to build a modest house for a family who would otherwise be unable to afford it. This year’s sale will be located at 616 Route 3 Plattsburgh, across the street from Pray’s Market.

Items can be dropped off at that location from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. A Habitat for Humanity sign will posted there on dropoff days.

The organization will not accept clothes, televisions, computers, toilets, tubs, tires or mattresses. All donated items need to be in good working order.

For more information about the sale, call Mary Jo Juneau at 324-6084.

Champlain Valley Habitat is also searching for a low-income family to purchase a home being remodeled in the Wallace Hill Road area of the Town of Plattsburgh.

Families interested in applying can visit www.cvhfh.net or call 564-HOME.

A nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing organization, Habitat for Humanity works in partnership with people in need to build and renovate decent, affordable housing. The houses are then sold to those in need at no profit and with no interest charged.

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Young Republicans form new group

PLATTSBURGH — Clinton County Young Republicans has formed a new group.

Its purpose is to educate people on the nuances of local government and help to advocate for change by working on local campaigns, meetings, social gatherings and propelling young people to public service, according to group founder Alicia Sirk.

For more information, contact the group at clintoncountyyr@gmail.com or find the it on Facebook.