Whiteface Mountain gets first snow of East

WILMINGTON — A light dusting of snow could be seen Thursday morning on Whiteface Mountain.

Publicists at the Olympic Regional Development Authority were billing it as the first snow of the season in the East and using that as a preview for the season.

If the weather continues to cooperate, ORDA said in a news release, skiing and snowboard riding at Whiteface will begin Friday, Nov. 28.

For 24 consecutive years, readers of SKI Magazine have tabbed Whiteface Lake Placid No. 1 in the East for off-hill activities, ORDA brags. The magazine’s readers also named Whiteface their fourth favorite spot in the East for après ski and nightlife. 

The 2015 survey also tabbed Whiteface as the 10th top ski resort in the eastern United States. It also received kudos for challenge (No. 4), scenery (No. 5), character (No. 6), dining (No. 9) and overall value (No.10). 

This spring, SnowEast Magazine readers chose Whiteface Lake Placid as their Overall Favorite Ski Resort in New York and their Favorite Ski Destination.

AuSable Valley Central School Board plans Oct. 15 meeting

CLINTONVILLE — The AuSable Valley Central School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the Middle School/High School, Clintonville.

The meeting is expected to begin with presentations, followed by an executive session, and then return to regular session.

Agenda items include special-education recommendations, date of graduation and personnel issues.

The meeting is open to all.

Town of AuSable to discuss tandem purchase

KEESEVILLE — The AuSable Town Council has scheduled a special meeting for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, to consider bids for the purchase of a new tandem.

The meeting will be held in the town offices, 111 AuSable St., Keeseville.

It is open to the public.

Rouses Point schedules Fall Cleanup days

ROUSES POINT — The Fall Cleanup days for the Village of Rouses Point will be held the week of Oct. 27 through 31.

Daily hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Residents are reminded that this collection is for the pickup of bagged leaves, shrubs and tree limbs less than 3 inches in diameter. Paint cans, tires, stumps, waste oil, stones, cement and wood will not be picked up.

Leaves should be in clear bags and placed at the curbside in such a position that parked vehicles do not block the pickup truck.

No other such pickup will be done, so residents should not leave debris after the scheduled dates.

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