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November 15, 2012

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City Council to consider route for Rotary wagon rides

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

Among them are a request from Sunrise Rotary and CVPH Medical Center to establish a route for horse-and-wagon rides from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, during a Winter Carnival.

The route would start from the hospital entrance on Beekman Street, turn right on Cornelia Street and then travel up to the Cornelia Street entrance to CVPH. 

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

Both are open to the public.

City School Board session tonight

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

The board will be acting on the standard workday resolution and other miscellaneous personnel and business items.

The public is welcome to attend. 

A complete agenda is available at www.plattscsd.org/BOE.htm.

Moriah School Board meeting

rescheduled

MORIAH — The Moriah Central School Board’s regularly scheduled meeting that was set for Tuesday has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday in the High School library.

Base Advisory Board meets Dec. 4

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh Air Force Base Restoration Advisory Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the Clinton County Government Center, 137 Margaret St., in the first-floor conference room.

Items on the agenda include an update of the status of active-installation-restoration-program sites; and an update of status of other environmental projects, including cleanup of a fuel spill at former building 381.

Sandy charity

run brings in

more than $1,700

PLATTSBURGH — The Raise the Base charity fun run held Nov. 9 raised more than $1,700 for Hurricane Sandy relief.

The event was held on the U.S. Oval in the evening, with about 120 participants with flashlights and headlamps running or walking around the Oval. They either walked one lap for 1 mile or ran three laps for 3 miles.

Donations were collected from the runners to raise the funds for hurricane victims. The city had suggested $20 donations, but many runners and walkers gave more than that.

“We did pretty good for organizing this in only about four days,” City Recreation Director Steve Peters said.

The money raised was sent to the American Red Cross Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort.

—By Staff Writer Joe LoTemplio

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