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Of Interest: April 4, 2007 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, April 04, 2007
Local residents planning global-warming event

PLATTSBURGH — Plattsburgh residents will gather at the North Country Food Co-op at 7 p.m. Thursday to plan an event as part of the Step It Up campaign, a day of citizen action focusing on global warming.
All are welcome to join in planning a Plattsburgh event for April 14, where more than 1,000 events in 50 states are planned to rally around the need for rapid action on the issue of global warming.
Local residents concerned about the catastrophic effects of global warming will join together on April 14 to urge Congress to cut carbon-dioxide emissions 80 percent by 2050.
For more information, visit the Step it Up campaign Web site: www.stepitup2007.org


Willsboro GOP lining up candidates

WILLSBORO — The Willsboro Republican Committee is looking for candidates for the fall elections.
The following positions are up for election: supervisor, highway superintendent, town clerk and two seats on the Town Council.
The committee will be considering endorsements for town officials at 6 p.m. April 23 at the Town Hall.
Any registered Willsboro Republican may appear before the committee and seek endorsement for any of the positions.
Contact Town Republican Chairman Win Belanger at 963-8349 for further information.


Plattsburgh Common Council meets tonight

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh Common Council will meet tonight instead of Thursday.
The change is due to the fact that all city offices will be closed on Friday for the Easter weekend.
The meeting begins with a work session at 5 p.m., and the regular meeting starts at 6 p.m. in City Hall.
Both the work session and meeting are open to the public.


City School Board to meet tonight

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh City School Board will meet at 6 tonight at the Duken School building.
The board contemplates convening in executive session immediately after the opening of the public meeting. The executive session will last until about 7:30 p.m.
The School Board expects to finalize the 2007-08 budget.
The meeting is open to all.


No City of Plattsburgh trash pickup Friday

PLATTSBURGH — There will be no garbage collections by the City Public Works Departmenton Friday because the city is closed for the holiday.
Friday's collection will be done on Thursday.


Make-A-Wish sets date to train volunteers

PLATTSBURGH — The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northeast New York is looking for volunteers.
The organization will be holding an informational meeting for people interested in helping to grant wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions.
The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, at Econolodge in Plattsburgh.
To register, call Cindy Conley at 566-6698.

 

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