Press-Republican

April 30, 2013

Of Interest: April 30, 2013


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---- — Chazy Town Council calls special meeting

CHAZY — The Chazy Town Council will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. today to discuss town insurance.

The meeting is open to the public.

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Peru Central School Board sets special session for tonight

PERU — Peru Central School Board will hold a special meeting at 6 tonight in the Secondary School community room.

The board is expected to immediately enter executive session for the purpose of discussing employment history of particular personnel and/or counsel from the school attorney.

No other School Board or district business is slated for Tuesday evening.

All board meetings are open to the public.

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Moriah plans water shutoff on Wednesday

MORIAH — The Town Moriah Water Department will shut off the water in Water District  No. 1 from 8 a.m. to about noon Wednesday to make repairs. 

The water will be off from Champlain Drive in Grover Hills down through all of Moriah Center and all of Moriah to the top of Port Henry Hill.

It is recommended that users shut off their main valves coming into the home to prevent the possibility of siphoning water from a boiler or hot-water heater. 

If you do not have a main valve or are unsure of its location, you can contact the Water Department at 942-3340.

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Area students to be lauded for academics

PLATTSBURGH — A celebration of academic achievement of the top scholars of the region’s public school districts in Clinton County is slated for 6 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at the Rainbow Wedding and Banquet Hall.

About 90 top scholars will receive formal recognition of their academic accomplishments, with their parents, high-school principals, school-board members and school superintendents offering their congratulations at the event.

This will be the 14th-annual recognition event, which is made possible through donations from numerous businesses and organizations.

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SLCS Board to meet Wednesday at 6 p.m.

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Central School Board will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Petrova Library.

Agenda items include acting on resolutions recommended by the superintendent, including personnel, student placements and contracts. The High School Art Club will make a presentation, as well.

The public may attend.

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First formal meeting set for Plattsburgh Air Base Museum

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh Air Force Base Museum will hold its first formal meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Battle of Plattsburgh Association’s Press-Republican Theater in the War of 1812 Museum at 31 Washington Road.

Committees will be formed, and tasks will be assigned. 

All those interested in volunteering for service with the new museum are being urged to attend.

For more information, contact Keith Herkalo at 420-7404 or by email at kherkalo@charter.net.

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Village of Champlain meeting dates determined

CHAMPLAIN — At its recent organization meeting, the Champlain Village Board set meeting times and dates.

The board will hold its regular sessions 6:30 p.m. the second Monday night of each month.

The Planning Board meets at 5 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month. And Zoning Board of Appeals sessions are set for 5 p.m. the second Wednesday of every month.

All sessions take place at the Village Office, 1104 Route 9 (Main St).

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Keeseville Board to review health-insurance policies 

KEESEVILLE — The Keeseville Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, in the Village Board Room, 58 Liberty St., Keeseville.

The board will review employee health-insurance policies and any other business brought up.

The meeting is open to the public.

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Champlain Pickup Days set for May

CHAMPLAIN — Spring Pickup Days in the Village of Champlain will take place Monday, May 6; Tuesday, May 7; Monday, May 13; and Tuesday, May 14.

The village crew will pick up leaves and lawn debris only that must be in clear plastic bags. Residents are asked to make sure the bags contain no other items. And any unmanageable bags due to weight or tearing will be left for the homeowner.

Put bags by the curbside by 7 a.m. on each scheduled day.

As well, the Village will also pick up loose brush. Only brush that is 3 inches or less in diameter and 5 or less feet long will be accepted. And only one pickup-truck load per property will be allowed.

All bags of debris and brush piles should be put by the curbside by 7 a.m. on each scheduled day.

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Town of Jay Cleanup set for May 18

JAY — The annual Town Of Jay Cleanup Day will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 18.

All residents must bring items to the collection site at the Town of Jay Highway Department on Valley Road in Jay.

Allowed items are: clothing, furniture, televisions, empty paint cans, vacuum cleaners, carpeting, copper, cast iron, steel, aluminum, old computers, stereo systems, radios, bikes, lawn mowers, light fixtures, lamps, tires (only two per family), refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners.

Not allowed include: construction or demolition debris, hazardous materials, fencing, propane tanks, household garbage and returnable containers.

Proof of residency may be required upon request. This is a free service to Town of Jay residents. All children must remain in the vehicle when dropping off items.

The event is for residents only, officials said, not businesses.