Ellenburg meeting on wind plan rescheduled

ELLENBURG -- The Ellenburg Town Council has rescheduled a meeting that had been planned for Thursday.

The meeting will instead be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at the Town Hall.

The Town Council will review Marble River wind company's final Environmental Impact Statement and vote on whether to approve it.

The meeting is open to all.

Plattsburgh Tax Office open extra days

PLATTSBURGH -- The Town of Plattsburgh Tax Receiver's Office is extending its regular business hours.

The office, which is usually open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, will also be open 9 a.m. to noon this Saturday and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. next Thursday.

Anyone with questions about tax payments may call Jackie Bellew at 562-6835.

Duane Fire Department gets federal grant

WASHINGTON -- A Federal Assistance to Firefighters grants has been awarded to a local department.

The Duane Volunteer Fire Department Inc. will receive $20,973 for operations and safety upgrades, according to a news release from Rep. John M. McHugh (R-N.Y.).

Kiwanis to hold fourth Queen for a Day

PLATTSBURGH -- The Kiwanis Breakfast Club of Plattsburgh will hold its fourth-annual Queen for a Day fundraiser.

The prizes are:

First prize/queen: Overnight accommodations at Point au Roche Lodge; dinner for two at San Marino II; one-hour massage at Archer Bodyworks; spa day at Punki's including manicure, pedicure with reflexology, facial, hair and makeup; bouquet of flowers and candy from Lake Shore Flowers & Candy.

Second prize/princess: $100 gift certificate from Home Bistro Foods.

Third prize/duchess: Two-room carpet cleaning from Golden's Carpet & Upholstery.

Fourth prize/countess: One-hour consult from Spatial Solutions and a one-room re-design from Sam & Co.

Tickets are on sale from any Breakfast Kiwanian and at Champlain Centre on Feb. 9 and May 10 for $5. You must be at least 21 years of age to win.

The drawing will be held May 10, with the actual events being held on May 31.

Anyone with questions can contact Sam Witherwax at 643-8853.

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