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October 5, 2012

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Jay’s Jersey Bridge to close on Tuesday

AUSABLE FORKS — The Town of Jay will temporarily closed the Jersey Bridge in the hamlet of AuSable Forks on Tuesday, Oct. 9, to repair the heat-trace and sewer-pipe insulation located along the side of the span.

Work is scheduled to be completed by the end of the day Monday, Oct. 15, at which time the bridge will be reopened.

Residents are to use the Sheldrake Road as a detour for the duration of this time. There will be a pedestrian walkway to cross the bridge. Residents can also park their vehicles at the Town of Jay Community Center to assist with their commute to work. If there are any questions or concerns regarding the bridge closure, contact either the Town of Jay Supervisor’s Office at 647-2204 or Highway Department at 946-7170.

Peru Town Hall to be closed Monday for holiday

PERU — Peru Town Hall will be closed Monday. Oct. 8, in observance of Columbus Day.

Assembly debate to air on Monday on Mountain Lake PBS

PLATTSBURGH — Mountain Lake PBS and the Plattsburgh Area League of Women Voters will host a debate for candidates in the New York State 115th Assembly District race on Monday, Oct. 8.

The debate will feature incumbent Republican Janet Duprey of Peru and challengers Democrat Timothy Carpenter of Plattsburgh and Conservative Party candidate Karen Bisso of Plattsburgh.

The debate will be moderated by Mountain Lake Journal anchor Thom Hallock, with questions coming from the media and a member of the League of Women Voters.

The debate will be filmed at 11 a.m. and aired at 8 p.m. on the “PBS Vote 2012 Special.”

Viewers may submit questions for the candidates in advance online at

Essex Co. Board of Supervisors meeting rescheduled

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Essex County Board of Supervisors Ways and Means Committee meeting scheduled for Monday, Oct. 29, has been moved to 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22.

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