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July 27, 2013

Of Interest: July 27, 2013

Fair Talent Contest winners listed

PLATTSBURGH — The winners of the 2013 Clinton County Fair Talent Contest have been chosen.

In the 12 and Under category, singer Aubrie Girard of Plattsburgh took first place; singer Seana Gambill of Hogansburg, second place; and clogger Noah Fakir of Malone, third place.

In the Adult category, singer Gabrielle Rabideau of Morrisonville took first place; singer Brooke Russell of Brushton, second place; and singer Taylor LaValley, third place.

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Housing Authority offers rent assistance

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh Housing Authority will accept rental-assistance applications for its Housing Choice Voucher Program, effective Aug. 14. 

Applications will be available at the administrative office, located at 4817 South Catherine St., from noon to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

Applicants must meet eligibility criteria set by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, including income limits.

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Jay Town Council to hold special meeting Tuesday

JAY — The Jay Town Council will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, at the Town Offices, 11 School Lane, AuSable Forks.

The council plans to pass a $200,000 bond for the AuSable Forks–Black Brook Joint Sewer Project.

This meeting is open to the public and all interested parties are invited to attend and participate.

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Dannemora Democrats to consider candidates

DANNEMORA — The Dannemora Democrat Party will choose candidates for fall elections at its caucus at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, in the QWL Activity Building in Dannemora.

Town of Dannemora offices to be voted on include supervisor, two Town Council seats, highway superintendent, clerk/tax collector and justice.

All town Democrats are being encouraged to attend.

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Wipes clog Chazy wastewater pumps

CHAZY — The disposal of flushable wipes has been causing problems for the Chazy sewer system.As a result, the Town of Chazy sent out a letter to users on the system asking them not to flush them down the toilet.“Yeah, they’re flushable, but they raise heck with the plumbing system,” Town Supervisor Staub Spiegel said.

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