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January 24, 2014

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Rouses Point Village Board calls special meeting

ROUSES POINT — The Rouses Point Village Board will hold a special meeting at 2 p.m. today at Halstead Hall, located at the Rouses Point Civic Center, 39 Lake St.

The board will vote to enter executive session to discuss the employment history of specific administrative personnel.

Board meetings are open to the public.

Malone men admit to illegal action regarding asbestos

ALBANY (AP) — Two Malone men have pleaded guilty in federal court to illegally removing and disposing of asbestos.

John Mills and Terrance Allen admitted in court Tuesday that they intentionally failed to report the release of the asbestos, which was removed from the basement of buildings owned and operated by Mills.

The two men were charged with making false statements to law-enforcement officers. Mills also was charged with retaliating against a witness.

According to the indictment, the defendants illegally removed and disposed of more than 260 linear feet of pipe wrap containing asbestos.

Sentencing is scheduled for May 12 in Albany. The maximum penalty is five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Keeseville Village Board to hold budget meeting

KEESEVILLE — The Keeseville Village Board will hold a special budget meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, in the Village Board Room, 58 Liberty St., Keeseville, NY.

The meeting is open to the public.

Decker Fund, Rotary support Olympics coverage

SARANAC LAKE — A grant from the Charles B. Decker Memorial Scholarship Fund at Adirondack Foundation and special assistance from the Saranac Lake Rotary Foundation is helping fund Adirondack Daily Enterprise Senior Staff Writer Chris Knight cover the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

“For us, sending Chris Knight to Sochi with Charles B. Decker Memorial Scholarship Fund support is like sending part of Charley back to the Olympics,” said John Decker, Charles’s brother and an administrator of the Decker Fund, in a press release.

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