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October 1, 2012

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ELCS Board continues interviewing candidates

ELIZABTHTOWN — The Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, for a special meeting exclusively focused on executive-session interviews with second-round candidates for the combined position of superintendent/principal.

No other board action is slated for Monday’s meeting, according to interim Superintendent A. Paul Scott.

The board had selected three individuals from their candidate pool to participate in first-round interviews. Two have been chosen for round two and will meet with a committee of stakeholders representing cross-sections of the school community.

The appointment is expected in October.

 

College to sponsor Banned Books Read-Out

PLATTSBURGH — SUNY Plattsburgh students and faculty will read selections from books that have been banned or challenged at some time in history during Feinberg Library’s first-ever Banned Books Read-Out.

It will be held noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, in the library’s third-floor reading room.

Members of the campus and community are invited to attend at any time during the two-hour read-out, which is being held in conjunction with the American Library Association’s 2012 Banned Books Week.

According to the association, “Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community — librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers and readers of all types — in shared support of the freedom to seek and express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular.”

For more information, contact Cerise Oberman at 564-5184 or obermacg@plattsburgh.edu.

 

Lecture series to focus on local foreign investment

PLATTSBURGH — The Economic Development Lecture Series sponsored by Clinton Community College and the Development Corp. will continue Thursday, Oct. 4, with Foreign Direct Investment: An Economic Game Changer.

CAI Global Group Vice President Marc Beauchamp will deliver the lecture, which is scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Stafford Theater at Clinton Community College.

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