Morrisonville water order lifted

MORRISONVILLE — The boil-water order for the Morrisonville Water District in the Town of Schuyler Falls has been lifted. 

It had been put in place as a precaution due to work on the temporary bridge on Route 22B.

For more information, reach the Clinton County Health Department at 565-4870 or the Town of Plattsburgh Water Department at 562-6890.


Culvert failure closes section of Rt. 9 in New Russia

NEW RUSSIA — Route 9 between Roaring Brook Lane and Simonds Hill Road in the Elizabethtown hamlet of New Russia has been closed indefinitely due to a failing culvert under the road.

The State Department of Transportation is investigating the damaged culvert and expediting a repair, a press release from that agency said. 

A reopening date has not yet been determined.

The closure is about 6 miles north of the intersection of Route 9 and Route 73 in Elizabethtown, near Exit 30 of the Adirondack Northway.

An average of 677 motor vehicles use this stretch of Route 9 daily, the release said.

A posted detour sends motorists on Route 73 to Route 9N southeast of the Keene hamlet to Route 9 in the Elizabethtown hamlet.

Access to properties and side streets up to the closure point will be maintained. A local detour may also be available.


Top high-school students to be honored Sunday

LAKE PLACID — High-school seniors who will graduate in the top 15 percent of their classes will be honored at a banquet at the Crowne Plaza Conference Center and Resort at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 8.

The students will be recognized by their district administrators and receive certificates and engraved medals celebrating their success. 

The Franklin Academy Jazz Ensemble will provide entertainment, performing under the direction of Jeffrey Soper.

The celebration of academic excellence will be highlighted by addresses given by New York State Regent James C. Dawson and Assemblywoman Janet L. Duprey, representing New York’s 115th District.

The seniors are students who belong to schools that are member districts of the Franklin, Essex and Hamilton Counties District: Brushton-Moira, Chateaugay, Lake Placid, Malone, Long Lake, St. Regis Falls, Salmon River, Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake. 

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