Town of Chazy to flush hydrants May 24

CHAZY -- The Town of Chazy will be flushing hydrants on North Farm Road and Church Street between 8 a.m. and noon Friday, May 23.

Residences and businesses located in this area may experience water discoloration at this time. If you have any questions, call 846-7544, Ext. 1.

Gillibrand gives birth to another son

LAKE PLACID -- Kirsten Gillibrand, New York's District 20 congresswoman, had a baby boy Thursday.

Aides in Washington, D.C., said Henry Nelson Gillibrand, at 7 pounds, 14 ounces and 20 inches, was born at Bethesda Naval Medical Center in Maryland.

He is the second child for Gillibrand and her husband, Jonathan. They have a son, Theo, who is 4.

Mother and baby were both healthy and resting comfortably, spokeswoman Rachel McEneny said.

Gillibrand, only the sixth woman to give birth while serving in Congress, had a busy few days before delivery, sponsoring new legislation requiring a handbook for veteran's benefits, helping write a new farm bill and voting to lower the price of gasoline.

Gillibrand, a Democrat, is up for re-election this year, with three candidates facing off for the Republican challenge in September's primary.

Ausable River cleanup set for Sunday

KEENE -- The Ausable River Association will hold its annual river cleanup from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Volunteers are asked to meet at the following locations to get supplies and assignments: Keene, John Monroe, Keene Community Center; Wilmington, Jeanne Ashworth and Mary Lou Moore, the Flume parking area; AuSable Forks, John Lafferty, the Gazebo Park; Keeseville, Jamison Barber, River Park.

Thank-you picnics will be taken at the Wilmington Town Beach and Keeseville River Park starting at 4:30 p.m.

The cleanup will take place rain or shine. People are asked to dress for the weather, wear old clothes and bring gloves.

For more information, call 873-3752.

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