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Thursday, April 19, 2007
PHS needs assessment survey due back

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh High School Improvement Program Committee recently sent each parent a copy of a needs assessment survey.
Parent input from this survey will be used by the school for short- and long-term planning in regard to goal-setting, resource allocation and teacher training.
The school is asking that parents return the surveys by Monday, either turning them into the office or mailing them to 1 Clifford Drive, Plattsburgh, NY, 12901.
Parents, community members, and alumni can request copies of the survey by phoning the school at 561-4850.

City School Board to meet tonight

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh City School Board will meet at 6 tonight at the Duken Building.
The board contemplates convening in executive session immediately after the opening of the public meeting. The executive session could last until about 7:30 p.m.
The Spotlight topic is Momot's annual Reading Incentive Program.
Agenda items include discussion of a utility tax and action on the Plattsburgh Municipal Lighting Department's request for an overhead easement.

Rouses Point boards holding joint meeting

ROUSES POINT — A special meeting of the Rouses Point Village Board and the Planning Board will be held at 4 p.m. today at Halstead Hall in Rouses Point Civic Center, 39 Lake St.
The purpose of the session, which is open to all, is to discuss Planning Board issues.

Tax deadline extended due to storm

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The IRS has granted an additional weeklong extension to the federal tax-filing deadline to taxpayers affected by the recent storm.
IRS Commissioner Mark Everson granted the additional week federal extension after Sen. Charles Schumer requested it at a Senate Finance Committee hearing Wednesday morning.
Earlier this week, the IRS granted a two-day extension for storm ravaged regions in New York and across the Northeast.
Ongoing power outages and public transportation problems have made it difficult in some cases, if not impossible, for some taxpayers and tax professionals to meet the April 17 filing deadline, according to a news release from Schumer's office.
Affected taxpayers can mark their paper tax returns with the words "April 16 Storm." Taxpayers who e-file their returns can use their software's "disaster" feature, if available.

ELCS School Board meets tonight

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School Board will meet at 7 tonight in the conference room at the school.
The board will make decisions about tenure, a bus-driver appointment and other personnel matters.
The meeting is open to all.

Lake Placid Board to discuss budget
LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Central School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Administrative Services Center, 50 Cummings Road, Lake Placid.
Among the items on the agenda are: Board of Cooperative Educational Services costs for services and classes 2007-08, the BOCES administrative budget for 2007-08 the Lake Placid Central School 2007-08 budget and election to the BOCES Board of Education.
The meeting is open to all.

More drunken-driving stops made in March

PLATTSBURGH — Clinton County STOP-DWI officials report 42 drunken-driving arrests made in March, with an additional four incidents of driving with ability impaired.
According to the monthly statistics, 897 speeding tickets were issued across the county, with 92 additional tickets for cell-phone use while driving and 76 tickets for aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
So far in 2007, 121 DWI offenses have been documented, with six additional incidents of DWAI.
Those numbers were compiled from data submitted by the New York State Police, Clinton County Sheriff's Department, Plattsburgh City Police, New York State Park Police and University Police.

Keeseville schedules brush pickup day

KEESEVILLE — The Village of Keeseville has scheduled brush pickup on the Essex side on April 30 to May 3 and the Clinton side May 7 to 10.
People are asked to put leaves in clear plastic bags and place them curb-side. No brush larger than 4 inches in diameter and no furniture or appliances will be taken.



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