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January 17, 2013

Of Interest: Jan. 17, 2013

Plattsburgh Council begins new

meetings schedule

PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh Common Council will take action on several items at tonight’s meeting.

Among them are a request to allow the Municipal Lighting Department to advertise for sealed bids for 46KV circuit breakers and a request from Matthew Hall and Rota Gallery to hold a free market and festival in Trinity Park from 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 15.

The meeting begins with a work session at 5 p.m., followed by the regular session at 5:30 p.m.

The next regular meeting will be held on Jan. 31 instead of next Thursday, Jan. 24, as per the new schedule for the council.

A committee meeting, yet to be determined, will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24.

All meetings are open to the public.

SLCS sets special session for Jan. 24

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Central School Board will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, in the High School board room.

An executive session will be held to discuss the medical, financial, credit or employment history of a particular person or corporation, or matters leading to the appointment, employment, promotion, demotion, discipline, suspension, dismissal or removal of a particular person or corporation.

The public is welcome.

Chazy reminds

residents to keep sidewalks clear

CHAZY — Homeowners and tenants in the Town of Chazy are responsible for keeping town sidewalks that abut to where they live clear of snow, ice, dirt and other obstruction.

They are also asked to avoid burying fire hydrants in snow so they remain available in case of fire.

State Town Law makes that a requirement, Chazy Town Supervisor Staub Spiegel said in a press release.

has reminded owners and occupants of premises abutting on any street where a sidewalk has been laid, to keep the sidewalk clear from snow, ice, dirt and other obstructions as per NYS Town Law.

Minor earthquake

in Vermontville

VERMONTVILLE (AP) — A minor earthquake rattled the northern Adirondacks Wednesday morning, according to the Associated Press.

The quake, which measured 2.4 on the Richter scale, struck at 8:46 a.m. and was centered 11 miles northeast of Saranac Lake.

The earthquake followed other small quakes near Val-des-Bois, Quebec, and near Wiscasset, Maine.

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