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March 27, 2014

Of Interest: March 27, 2014

AARP tax program winding down

PLATTSBURGH — For the last few days of March and in early April, the AARP tax program at the Clinton County Senior Center in Plattsburgh will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday.

The service will be available just one more Saturday — from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 29. 

The intake closes at least a half an hour before the site closes to assure that tax counselors can leave on time.

The last day that taxes will be electronically sent will be Friday, April 11.

“The site has been quite busy this season, so be sure that you have all your tax documents with you should you elect to have your taxes filed here,” a press release said.

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Plattsburgh Common Council to meet tonight

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

Agenda items include a resolution that would prohibit activities associated with hydraulic fracturing and one that would give the OK for AES Northeast to provide redundant-pumping-system engineering services for the Margaret Street pumping station at a cost of $7,900.

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.

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Kramer Education Scholarships available

PLATTSBURGH — The Northeastern Zone of the New York State Retired Teachers Association will be awarding the Dr. Karl R. and Ruth Kramer Education Scholarships in June. 

Any high-school student planning to pursue the field of education at the college level can apply. There will be a scholarship of $500 available in each of Clinton and Essex counties. 

Applications, available in all high-school counseling offices, and are due May 1.

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Police operation to focus on school bus safety

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