Saranac School Board meeting planned

SARANAC — The Saranac Central School Board will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the District Office in Dannemora.

The first item on the agenda will be reviewing energy performance services.

The board may hold an executive session to discuss the employment history of particular people at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will reconvene at about 6:50 p.m.

Some of the items on the agenda include a budget status report, a tax-cap discussion and an English Department curriculum report.

A complete agenda is available at the District Office and on the district's website at

The public may attend.

Moriah School Board to discuss policies

MORIAH — The Moriah Central School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the High School library.

Topics of interest include a first reading on several policy changes and personnel discussions.

The meeting is open to all.

Saranac Lake School Board to meet

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Central School Board will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Petrova Library.

The agenda includes presentation and adoption of the Comprehensive Education Plan and superintendent's, board members' and financial reports.

The meeting is open to the public.

Budget on Lake Placid School Board agenda

LAKE PLACID — There will be a regular meeting of the Lake Placid Central School Board beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The board anticipates going into executive session at that time and reconvening at 7 p.m. for the regular meeting. Among agenda items are the budget, audit and technology.

The meeting takes place in the cafeteria at the Elementary School, 318 Old Military Road, Lake Placid.

Grants available for literacy projects

ALBANY — The trustees of the New York Newspapers Foundation are seeking applications for funding of projects that foster the development of literacy, with particular emphasis on innovative programs that involve networks of community organizations and that can be replicated in other communities.

In general, grants are issued on a one-time basis and organizations are expected to seek ongoing support from alternate sources.

Recent grants have supported community-wide reading projects, parent-child reading programs and library projects designed to help recent immigrants to develop reading skills.

The New York Newspapers Foundation, a nonprofit organization, was established in 1977 by the New York State Publishers Association (now the New York News Publishers Association). The purpose of the foundation is to encourage the advancement of freedom of speech and of the press, study and scientific research in related fields, the promotion of education and to assist those involved in all endeavors relating to the dissemination of information.

Organizations wishing to apply for grants are encouraged to supply a brief statement (two pages maximum) describing their work and a project budget to Diane Kennedy, New York Newspapers Foundation, 50 Colvin Ave., Suite 102, Albany, NY, 12206.

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