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March 4, 2014

Of Interest: March 4

Contract awarded at Franklin Correctional

ALBANY — A construction contract has been awarded for work at Franklin Correctional Facility in Malone.

The contract is expected to be given to the apparent low bidder following review and approval by the State Comptroller’s Office. 

Brockway Mechanical Systems Inc. of Plattsburgh will get the job to replace chillers in Infirmary Building 11 at a cost of $143,143.

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Dannemora clerk to reduce hours in March

DANNEMORA — The Town of Dannemora Clerk/Tax Collector’s Office, 78 Higby Road in Chazy Lake, will have reduced window hours March 11 through 20. 

Hours during that period will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays. 

Normal hours will resume March 25 — 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays and 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays.

For more information, call 492-7541, Ext. 102.

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Lake Placid Ambulance kicks off Ice Out Benefit

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service will use the proceeds from this year’s Ice Out Benefit to help cover the cost of demolition of the deteriorating 1976 garage as part of the building-renovation project.

The fundraiser invites people to pick the time and date when the ice will break out of Mirror Lake and Lake Placid lake; each $5 ticket gives the purchaser one guess.

Tickets are available at Adirondack Awards, Central Garage, Cerruti Family Chiropractic, Contemporary Images, Duncan’s Grill at the Pines, Gold Medal Laundromat, Great Adirondack Steak and Seafood, Lake Placid News, Lamb Lumber, Lisa G’s, the Lake Placid/Essex County Visitor’s Bureau, NBT Bank, Newman’s News, North Elba Town Hall, New to You, Station Street Liquors, Shipman Youth Center, the Cottage, the Fallen Arch, the UPS Store, Zig Zag Pub, the Ambulance Garage at 388 Mill Pond Road and from any Ambulance Service member.

Ice Meisters, who watch the ice, will be using criteria used for the past 50 years, Ice Out Benefit Chairperson Judy Shea said. There will be five winners per lake.

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