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October 5, 2012

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That is because a contingency of supervisors will be attending the Governor’s Conference on Emergency Preparedness in Albany on Oct. 29 and 30.

A brain-storming meeting on sexual offenders is scheduled for 10 a.m. Oct. 22, so Ways and Means will be held before that.

The Fingerprint Subcommittee meeting that was scheduled for 11 a.m. Oct. 29 has been moved to 11 a.m. Oct. 15 in the conference room.

The Fair Subcommittee meeting scheduled for 9 a.m. Oct. 29 will be rescheduled also.

All meetings of supervisors are open to the public.

Constable woman wins big lottery prize

CONSTABLE — Cecilia Merrill of Constable won $10,000 recently on the New York Lottery’s $5,000,000 Multiplier scratch-off game.

She bought the winning ticket at the Malone Food Mart at 587e Main St. in Malone.

In September, a scratch-off ticket purchased at Kinney Drugs on Boynton Avenue in Plattsburgh netted David Fortune of West Chazy a $5 million prize.

And just a few days later, Scott Bosworth of Dannemora won $25,000; he bought his ticket at Maplefields in Dannemora.

The New York Lottery contributed close to $2.9 billion in fiscal year 2011-12 to help support education in New York state, according to a press release.

Champlain village sets brush pickup

CHAMPLAIN — The Village of Champlain will hold its fall pickup days starting at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, and Thursday, Oct. 25.

All brush, no larger than 1 inch in diameter must be put in clear plastic bags. Brush must be reduced to fit completely in the bags. Leaves and lawn debris will be collected as well, but only in clear plastic bags.

“Please be sure no other debris is put into the bags,” a press release said.

No loose brush will be picked up. Any loose brush and bags that are unmanageable due to weight or tearing will be left for the homeowner.

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