Rolling Mill Bridge work expected to be finished
AUSABLE FORKS — Essex County Public Works Superintendent Tony LaVigne expects the Grove/Rolling Mill Bridge work to be completed by today.
But he said long delays of up to 45 minutes will likely continue through today until all work is complete and safe for commuting residents.
The message board has been updated to reflect the change in work schedule.
Should there be an emergency need to cross the bridge it will be quickly be made available.
Agenda planned for ELCS School Board meeting
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, in the conference room.
The board will:
▶ Hear a report on student achievement on campus last school year.
▶ Adopt updated district policies regarding civility, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination, student harassment and bullying prevention, interscholastic athletics, concussion management, field trip and extracurricular activity transportation and student transportation in private vehicles.
▶ Examine start-of-school enrollment in elementary grades and secondary grades.
▶ Talk about multi-year planning for bus replacements. The ELCS Transportation Services Department had more than 90 percent of its bus fleet pass the New York State Department of Transportation inspection.
▶Hear an update on recruitment for a superintendent/principal to begin service on or about Dec. 1.
▶ Authorize a follow-up examination of the cafeteria services program.
The meeting is open to all.
College offers Student Employment Service
PLATTSBURGH — Local businesses that need part-time employees can list their jobs through the Student Employment Service of the SUNY Plattsburgh Career Development Center.
This year-round service is free to employers and students, and it allows businesses to advertise part-time positions to motivated Plattsburgh students looking to earn money.
Private employers seeking child care, yard work or house-cleaning help may contact also the student employment coordinator.
The phone number is 564-2071 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meeting planned about Lake Shore Bridge project
CHAZY — The Clinton County Highway Department is holding a public informational meeting from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Chazy Town Hall, 9631 Route 9.
Preliminary plans for the rehabilitation of the Lake Shore Road Bridge over the Little Chazy River will be available for review.
The project engineer and representatives from the New York State Department of Transportation and the Clinton County Highway Department will be present to answer questions or concerns regarding the proposed design.
Public participation is being encouraged, and any comments will be addressed as part of the final design process. Direct any questions to the Clinton County Highway Department at 565-4040.
Food drive to be heldin Northern Tier
CHAMPLAIN — The Knights of Columbus Council 3525, in concert with the Price Chopper store in Champlain, will be holding a food drive called “Fill the Pantries, Feed the People.”
Last year’s Northern Tier Food Drive was a large success, organizers say, but the Knights think it can be even better this year.
Monetary or food items will serve the local areas of Champlain, Rouses Point, Chazy, West Chazy, Mooers, Mooers Forks, Ellenburg and Altona.
The food drive will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday to Sunday, Oct. 5 to 7.