PLATTSBURGH — The North Country Chapter of the American Red Cross is assisting Phillip Guastella, whose home at 8999 Route 22 in West Chazy burned.He is in need of all household furnishings and clothing men's size: shirt, large; pants, 34 x 32; and shoes, size 11.Anyone wishing to assist with donations can call the family at 493-6417.
ESSEX — Step it Up, for Creation's sake! is planned at St. John's Church, 4 Church St., Essex from 9 to 10:30 Saturday.The event includes discounted compact florescent light bulbs, fair traded coffee, snacks from locally grown food and information on easy steps people can take to reduce their carbon footprints.For more information, call Katharine Preston at 963-8966 or visit www.stepitup07.org or www.stepitupadk.org.
PLATTSBURGH — The Record of Decision for the Plattsburgh Gateway Project/Durkee Street Site has been issued by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.Copies of the report are available for review at the City of Plattsburgh Office of Community Development, 41 City Hall Place and DEC headquarters at Ray Brook.An electronic copy of the Record of Decision and fact sheet is also available on the Web site: www.dec.state.ny.us/website/der/projects/
PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton Community College Board of Trustees will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday.The meeting will take place in the second-floor board room on the main campus.Agenda items include cell-phone policy, the associate's degree program for Aviation Technology: Airframe and Power Plant, certificate program for Aviation Technology: Airframe Maintenance and certificate program for Aviation Technology: Power Plant Maintenance.The meeting is open to the public.
MALONE — Discount prescription-drug cards are being offered through the United Way of Franklin County to those with limited or no health-insurance coverage for their medications.Through a partnership with FamilyWize and the Upper Hudson Enrollment Services, the United Way is offering the discount card that is honored at more than 53,000 pharmacies.For more information or to make an appointment to discuss health-care insurance options available in Franklin County, call 481-5341.To view a list of participating pharmacies, visit www.familywize.com.