November 23, 2012

Of Interest: Nov. 23, 2012


SLCS Board to hold special session Wednesday Nov. 28

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Central School Board will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the High School board room.

On the agenda is an executive session on the medical, financial, credit or employment history of a particular person or corporation or matters leading to the appointment, employment, promotion, demotion, discipline, suspension, dismissal or removal of a particular person or corporation.

The public session will follow. No additional business will be addressed.

The meeting is open to the public.

Memory tree to light up Dec. 1

CHURUBUSCO — The Churubusco Fire Department Auxiliary invites the public to include lost loved ones on a memory Christmas tree by donating $1 per bulb.

The tree, located at the Churubusco Fire Station, will be lit from Saturday, Dec. 1, through New Year’s Day.

To purchase a bulb, call any auxiliary member, including Diane Lagree at 497-6647 or Jane Campbell Nichols at 497-6040.

Chamber offers social-media sessions

PLATTSBURGH — The North Country Chamber of Commerce is hosting a series of four seminars on social media. 

A panel of marketing professionals have donated their time and expertise for the classes, which run 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28; Thursday, Nov. 6; Wednesday, Dec. 12; and Thursday, Dec. 20. 

Topics, aimed to help businesses stay on top of the ever-changing technology, include: Social Media — How to Make it Work for You, The Key to Social Media Success and Measuring Your Efforts. Cost is $25 per seminar or $75 for the four-week series. 

To sign up or for more information, call 563-1000, or go to

Keeseville man wins big on scratch-off card

SCHENECTADY — Todd Nelson of Keeseville won $25,000 on a New York Lottery’s $100,000,000 Spectacular scratch-off game bought at the Keeseville Sunoco at 271 Rt 9N in Keeseville.

The New York Lottery contributes close to $2.9 billion in fiscal year 2011-2012 to help support education in New York state. The aid represents nearly 15 percent of total state education funding to local districts, a press release said.

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