October 3, 2013

Of Interest: Oct. 3, 2013


---- — Angel of Hope to be unveiled in Willsboro

WILLSBORO — A Christmas Box Angel of Hope now stands in the Children’s Healing Garden here with an unveiling set for 2 p.m. Saturday. 

The garden, a place of hope and healing for families who have been touched by the death of a child, is located on Route 22/Essex Road behind the Memorial Cemetery.

Refreshments and a time for sharing will follow ceremony.

Champlain Village Board reschedules its meetings

CHAMPLAIN — The Champlain Village Board meeting scheduled for Monday, Oct. 14, has been rescheduled to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7.

The regular board meeting scheduled for Monday, Nov. 11, has been rescheduled to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4.

Both meetings will be held at the Village Office, 1104 Route 9, Champlain and are open to the public.

Also, the Village of Champlain will collect property tax bills until Nov. 1. After that date they will be turned over to Clinton County for collection.

ELCS School Board plans agenda

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, in the conference room.

During the meeting, it is anticipated the board will enter executive session at 6 p.m. to discuss matters of collective negotiations and advice of counsel.

It is anticipated that the board will reconvene in public session at about 7 p.m. to recognize student and staff achievements, appoint personnel to positions, consider first and second readings of policies, consider the annual sports merger for track, receive the annual fiscal audit report from the district auditor and authorize purchase of a school van.

The meeting is open to all.

Dannemora Town Council working on budget

DANNEMORA — The Dannemora Town Council will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Town Hall to discuss the 2014 budget.

The meeting is open to all.

Northern Tier Food Drive coming up

CHAMPLAIN — A Northern Tier Food Drive is being held at a trailer at the Champlain Price Chopper from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 11, 12 and 13.

The drive will benefit the food pantries serving Champlain, Rouses Point, Chazy, West Chazy, Mooers, Mooers Forks, Ellenburg and Altona.

Donations of non-perishable food and money are sought. The drive is sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 3525 in Champlain and Price Chopper.

Fall cleanup days set in Rouses Point

ROUSES POINT — The fall cleanup days for the Village of Rouses Point will be held the week of Oct. 21 through 25.

Residents are reminded that this collection is for the pickup of bagged leaves, shrubs and tree limbs less than 3 inches in diameter only.

There will be no pickup of paint cans, tires, stumps, waste oil, stones, cement or wood.

Residents are requested to bag all leaves, in clear bags only, and place them at curbside in a way that parked cars, etc., do not block the pickup truck. 

That will make the collection much easier for the village crew, a press release said.