December 4, 2012

Of Interest: Dec. 4, 2012


---- — Boil-water order on in Black Brook

BLACK BROOK — A boil-water order is in place for Water District 1.

The order covers the portion of North Main Street, French Village Road and Hopkinton Turnpike, which have lost water pressure due to a broken water main.

Special meeting planned

CHAMPLAIN — The Champlain Village Board will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. today at the Village Office, 1104 Route 9, Champlain.

The board will vote to enter executive session to discuss the employment history of specific personnel.

Board meetings are open to the public.

New video markets Saranac Lake businesses

SARANAC LAKE — The Village of Saranac Lake Community Development Department, in partnership with Mountain Lake PBS, has released a video on the new “Borderless North” website and YouTube that encourages shoppers to spend their money locally in Saranac Lake.

The video, at, is set to the music of “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” It features owners, employees and customers at 12 downtown businesses singing about unique gifts and products that are available there.

The idea behind the video was to find a fun way to highlight the shopping opportunities that exist in downtown Saranac Lake, a press release said. 

The video was produced by local resident and producer at Mountain Lake PBS Josh Clement. The project gave Mountain Lake PBS a chance to promote “Borderless North,” its new online and on-air initiative that serves the Tri-Lakes, Plattsburgh and Montreal. It is aired at 8:30 p.m. every Thursday.

Clinton Youth Court seeks members

PLATTSBURGH — Clinton County Youth Court will be offering a member training for Clinton County residents.

The Youth Court Program is an opportunity for youths age 13 to 18 to serve as members of a court for young people who have committed offenses in our community. The goal is to prevent delinquency through positive peer influence.

Members develop leadership skills, learn about the justice system and have an opportunity to make a difference in their community.

Membership requires participation in two full days of training: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 27 and 28. Call 565-4750 for questions or to request an application. Applications can be found on the website: Select the Youth Bureau link.

In order to be considered for this training, applications must be submitted to the Clinton County Youth Bureau no later than Dec. 17. Enrollment is limited.