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November 13, 2012

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Restaurants pitch in for Red Cross hurricane relief

PLATTSBURGH — The North Country Chapter of the American Red Cross will be holding Supper on Sandy: Dining for a Disaster from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Ten participating restaurants in Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties will donate a portion of their proceeds to the American Red Cross for Disaster relief. They are:

Plattsburgh: Irises Cafe and Wine Bar, The Pepper, Olive Ridley’s and Bazzano’s Pizza.

Lake Placid: Alegria Garden Cafe, Lake Placid Pub & Brewery and Hunan Oshaka.

Tupper Lake: Little Italy and White Birch Cafe (starts at 4 p.m.)

Malone: Sansone’s Restaurant.

To date, the Red Cross has helped families and individuals in 10 states affected by Sandy. It has served more than 4.8 million meals and snacks, provided more than 70,100 overnight stays, made more than 43,800 health services and emotional support contacts and handed out more than 477,700 relief items.

Clinton County Legislature to meet Wednesday

PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton County Legislature will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Legislative Chambers on the second floor of the Government Center, 137 Margaret St.

Legislators will act on resolutions that include a public hearing on the 2013 budget, the Strategic Planning Commission’s recommendation to spend occupancy-tax revenue and a contract amendment with Republic Parking System Inc.

The meeting is open to the public.

Common Council meeting date changed for holiday

PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh Common Council has changed the date of its meeting next week due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

The council will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 20, instead of Thursday, Nov. 22.

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

Both meetings are open to the public.

Plattsburgh mall to open at midnight for Black Friday

PLATTSBURGH — Champlain Centre mall, operated by Pyramid Management Group LLC, will, for the first time ever, open its doors at midnight on Black Friday, along with all other Pyramid properties.

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