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October 11, 2012

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Common Council agenda set

PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh Common Council will review several items on their agenda at tonight’s meeting.

Among them are a request to approve a change order for $2,600 for a home-improvement project at 27 St. John’s St. and a request from the Community Development Office to advertise for bids for housing rehabilitation at 10 Kim Court.

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

Both meetings are open to the public.

Vision2Action to address value of education

PLATTSBURGH — Mountain Lake PBS will broadcast a roundtable discussion on the cradle-through-career approach to education at 8 p.m.

Thom Hallock, host of “Mountain Lake Journal,” will talk with Clinton Community College President John Jablonski and The Development Corp. President Paul Grasso about how education is related to economic prosperity and a sustainable quality of life in a community.

The event is part of the Partnership for Community Development’s Vision2Action series. Next, a panel discussion will be open to the public at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at Clinton Community College.

The main topic will be Clinton County THRIVE, a community-based public/private partnership dedicated to increased education attainment by leveraging the various resources in the area so people can learn from birth through the end of a career.

The education series wraps up with a live edition of “Mountain Lake Journal” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25. That live call-in show is also dedicated to the importance of education to a community’s economic well-being.

City School Board to meet Thursday

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh City School Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Duken School building. 

At the session, the board will recognize the German American Partnership program. It will also act on miscellaneous personnel and business items.

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