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Sunday, September 17, 2006
Border Patrol recruiting at Clinton Community

PLATTSBURGH— The Career Planning and Transfer Office at Clinton Community College will hold "Good Jobbeez," a career-information session in the Stafford Center for Art, Science and Technology auditorium from noon to 1 p.m. Monday.
The program is open to all and will provide students and community members with information concerning careers with the U.S. Border Patrol, an agency within the Department of Homeland Security.
Recruiter Katherine C. Thibeault will provide career information and address questions.

Cumberland Head Road now owned by town

PLATTSBURGH — Clinton County legislators formally transferred care of the Cumberland Head perimeter road to the Town of Plattsburgh.
Legislators unanimously approved the move Wednesday night.
The town had previously agreed to the move, as well.
The transfer was part of an agreement with the town when plans were hatched to build the new connector road.
The $8 million connector road splits the peninsula, offering a smoother, quicker route to the Lake Champlain Transportation Co. ferry landing.
Traffic has decreased on the six-mile perimeter road, also known as Route 314, since the connector road was opened last December.
The town will now take over maintenance of the shoulder-less perimeter road.
— By Staff Writer Joe LoTemplio

Moriah School Board to discuss renovations

PORT HENRY — The Moriah Central School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the high school library.
One agenda item will be the new school renovation project approved by voters.

Ward 5 & 6 Forum scheduled for Wednesday

PLATTSBURGH — The Ward 5 & 6 Forum will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in City Hall Chambers.
Ward forums provide an opportunity for ward residents to meet with their elected councilor to discuss quality-of-life issues in a relaxed and open format.

NCCS superintendent's meeting planned

CHAMPLAIN — A superintendent's community meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Northeastern Clinton Central District Office, 103 Route 276.
The meeting is open to the public.

NCCS to again address improvement of facilities

CHAMPLAIN — Northeastern Clinton Central School Board meets again at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3 and is expected to address the issue of facilities improvements.
Most recently, the board heard a recommendation from the district's Five-Year Facilities Committee to jettison ideas of consolidating the two elementary schools, located in Mooers and Rouses Point. Cost was one reason; the committee also found creating one large facility would be counter to program objectives, as children learn better in smaller environments.
The School Board is now looking over all five scenarios for facilities upgrades considered by that committee, including one that would reopen Champlain Elementary School.
"Hopefully, they will be making a recommendation or approve one of the options," said Superintendent of Schools Robert Hebert.
He said the Facilities Committee, which volunteered to help with whichever project is chosen, won't meet again until after that time.
Part of its mission, said Hebert, would be to try to maximize state aid and therefore lower the cost of making the improvements.
—By Staff Writer Suzanne Moore

Mission of Hope application deadline nears

PLATTSBURGH — The deadline for North Country Mission of Hope's February 2007 trip to Nicaragua is Oct. 1.
Anyone interested in the eight-day mission experience, with departure the week of Feb. 19, can download the three-page application from the Plattsburgh humanitarian-aid organization's Web site:, first clicking on "mission trips" and then "trip applications."
Mission of Hope serves the community of Chiquilistagua and its environs in Nicaragua, assisting the people with food, medical care, education, shelter and other vital needs.
Applicants will know by Oct. 10 whether they have been accepted.
For information, call Executive Director Sister Debbie Blow at 561-2599 or e-mail her at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .



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