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May 4, 2014

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Address applications or inquiries to: Trustees of Franklin Academy, Scholarship Committee, P.O Box 114, Malone, NY 12953.


Lake Placid Hall of Fame seeks nominations for 2014

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Hall of Fame Committee is seeking suggestions from residents of the Olympic region for possible nominations for 2014.

The deadline for submittal is Monday, June 2. The annual induction banquet will be held in the fall.

The Lake Placid Hall of Fame began in 1983 and has inducted over 100 individuals, as well as the members of the 1948 U.S. Olympic four-man bobsled team and the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team. Plaques, commemorating each member, are on display in the Olympic Center’s Hall of Fame, located in the Conference Center at Lake Placid.

In addition to sports accomplishments, athletes must also have made meaningful contributions to society, improving the quality of life or the fellowship of man in the Olympic region, defined as Essex, Clinton and Franklin counties.

Individuals should be past or current residents of the Olympic region or have some significant connection to the area.

The selection committee maintains a list of previously nominated candidates; submissions must be accompanied by a list of accomplishments relative to the purpose of the Hall of Fame and mailed to: Lake Placid Hall of Fame Committee, c/o Alison Haas, 2634 Main Street, Lake Placid, NY 12946.


ELCS Board sets session to present budget

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School Board will hold its regular monthly meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, in the conference room.

It is anticipated that the board will convene in executive session at 5 p.m. to discuss negotiations, gather advice of counsel and discuss employment history of particular employees.

The board will reconvene in public session at 6 p.m. The agenda includes: recognizing the valedictorian and salutatorian; adopt district policies pertaining to students, programs, use of facilities and professional staff development; and consider various personnel appointments.

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