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Community Dinner – Everyone Welcome! 

Peru – St. Augustine’s Knights of Columbus Council 7273 will host a community spaghetti dinner on Saturday, January 20th  at the St. Augustine’s Parish Center.  Enjoy “ALL YOU CAN EAT” regular & gluten-free spaghetti, salad, bread and a delicious dessert.  Served from 4:30 to 6:30 PM for only $7.50 per person, $2.50 for children 6 […]

Peru School Board Regular Monthly Meeting January 9, 2018

Peru Central’s Board of Education launches its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 9th at 6:00 PM at the school district’s Community Room, adjacent to the main entrance of Peru Jr/Sr High School.  It is anticipated that an executive session will take place immediately following the 6:00 PM start, and that the school board will […]

VFW Post 309 January Events. Stop by, Have Fun and Enjoy!

What: “Just Jammin” When: Thursday, January 4, 2018 6 – 12p.m. Also the 11th, the 18th and 25th. Where: Peru Memorial VFW 710 Pleasant St, Rt 22B Peru, NY 12972 Details: A group of local musicians get together to “jam.” Listen, dance and/or join them. No cover charge. Items for a light supper available for […]

Agenda – Peru Town Board Meeting of December 26, 2017

Call Meeting To Order at 7 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance Roll Call MOTION: Approval of Minutes for the December 11, 2017 Regular Board Meeting and the November 15, 2017 Special meeting.. Community Input DISCUSSION/RESOLUTION: Approve Purchase of New Water/Sewer Vehicle. DISCUSSION: Sullivan Park Grant Update. DISCUSSION: Planning Grant Award. DISCUSSION/RESOLUTION: Approve Logics Contract. DISCUSSION/RESOLUTION: Fund […]

Eye on the Arts – Sun Community News & Printing

Source: Eye on the Arts – Sun Community News & Printing

St. Augustine’s Advent and Christmas Mass Schedule

It’s Not Too Late!

Many people are dropping off gifts today at the TD Bank in Peru. The bank is assisting the Peru Central School Student Council and National Honor Society in collecting gifts for several families in need. Many monetary donations have also been made. Gifts and donations will be accepted until the close of business (5 p.m.) […]

52nd Anniversary Keeseville-Peru Ecumenical Choir Christmas Concert

The Keeseville-Peru Ecumenical Choir, December 17, 2017, St. Augustine’s Church, Peru, NY. Jeanette Woodruff Director, Steven Collier Accompanist, Stephen Woodruff Organist.  Below you will find links to all the songs. It was a great concert! Director Jeanette Woodruff, the accompanists and all the choir put their hearts and souls into making it a wonderful evening. […]

Advent and Christmas at the Peru Community Church

The Peru Community Church invites all to celebrate the coming of Christmas through worship and fellowship.   Our theme this year is “Coming Home”.   Worship and Sunday school for ages pre-school through pre-teen are held in the stone building at the corner of Elm and Pleasant Streets in Peru, at the intersection of Routes 22 and […]

It’s Not Too Late to Help

Peru – There still many opportunities to assist 8 families with 20 children all of whom attend the Peru Central School. The TD Bank is assisting the National Honor Society and the Student Council in soliciting gifts. Everyone is invited to stop by the bank and take a gift tag. Gifts and monetary donations must […]

How to Become an Angel

TD Bank Staff L-R Tammy Rawleigh, Youtha Forrest-Williams, Keri Bashaw, Heather Giuliano & Jesse Decosse. Stop by the TD Bank and find out how you can be an angel for a Peru High School student or family this Christmas. The TD Bank is assisting the National Honor Society and Student Council to make this a […]

Mexican consulate visits St. Lawrence County, talks dairy farm workers | NCPR News

Source: Mexican consulate visits St. Lawrence County, talks dairy farm workers | NCPR News

DEC Announces Plans For ‘Gateway To The Adirondacks’ Frontier Town Campground, Equestrian And Day Use Area

Public Information Meetings Planned for Dec. 11; Adirondack Park Agency Deems Permit Application Complete New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced the release of plans for the Frontier Town Campground, Equestrian, and Day Use Area, a new, accessible, public campground proposed at the site of the former Frontier Town […]

Upcoming Lake Placid Winter Sports Events – – The Adirondack Almanack

Source: Upcoming Lake Placid Winter Sports Events – – The Adirondack Almanack

The Christmas Season Begins

Photos – Jessica Lagree and baby Avery, Town Supervisor Peter Glushko and his wife Karen. Pete will complete his term of office on December 31st.  Lighting the tree was one of his last official duties. Thank you to Joanne Kennedy for the photos of tonight’s activities at the Little Ausable River Park Gazebo.  Joanne said […]

AED (automated external defibrillator) Training

MARK YOUR CALENDARS. Very special AED (automated external defibrillator) TRAINING has been co-ordinated for our Plattsburgh Group by Town of Plattsburgh Recreation & Youth Director Melanie Defayette. Please let’s pass this good word to those not on Facebook and in memory of Scott Hecoux let’s make every effort to attend. Mary Breyette from Cornell Cooperative […]

Your Donation Will be Doubled

By John T. Ryan Peru – Residents, businesses and organizations have been given the opportunity to participate in upgrading the Sullivan Park ice rink into a dual use ice rink – basketball court venue. The Peru Town Board accepted a challenge from the New York State Healthy Neighborhoods Program to raise matching funds for the […]

Peru Fire Department Facebook Message

Tomorrow night (Friday) we will be bring Santa to the Gazebo after the Christmas tree lighting around 6:45-7:00. We will then kick of our Christmas parade! We will be traveling around the Village of Peru for a little bit after dropping off Santa. We will start our routes next week traveling around on Monday, Wednesday […]

Today’s Press Republican Editorial Has an Important Message

VIEWPOINT Local nursing homes need Santa help Staff at area nursing homes will do their best to make the holidays special for residents who live there. But without public help, it will hard to make sure everyone has something to open on Christmas. Some nursing-home residents have family members who will visit, brightening a day […]

An Inspiring Message from Sister Debbie of the North Country Mission of Hope

Good morning everyone, I would like to begin by welcoming a significant number of new readers to these mission news/notes. Just to bring all our readers up to speed, these news and notes are designed to share key weekly news regarding the Mission, giving key dates and events and usually ending with a “Thought for […]

Town Christmas Tree Lighting December 1st

Outgoing Town Supervisor Peter Glushko and his wife Karen will have the honor of lighting the Town Christmas Tree at 6:45 p.m. on Friday, December 1, 2017 at the Little Ausable River Park Gazebo. The Peru Fire Department will transport Santa Claus to the Community Church Fellowship Center following the tree lighting.  Everyone is invited […]

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Arrives in Plattsburgh at 7:15 tonight.

Plattsburgh ​​Amtrak Station 2017-11-27 @ 7:15 PM 7:30 PM – 8:00 PM Performers – Jim Cuddy, Devin Cuddy and Kelly Prescott ​

Shop for Christmas Gifts and Enjoy a Hot Lunch

Peru—Fall Into Winter Craft Fair will be held at St. Augustine’s Parish Center, 3030 Main St., on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Hot lunch, baked goods and basket raffles will also be available.

A Time to Give Thanks

Peru – The Peru Community Church invites everyone to a Community Thanksgiving Service to be held on Tuesday, November 21st at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome!

Ski Club Registration December 10th

The Peru Ski Club will be holding a registration on December 10th from 6pm to 7pm at the Peru Town Hall, downstairs. – Participants must bring a birth certificate. – The child participating must be present – Payment in full is required at registration. – This program is Non-refundable once payment is made. More info […]

It’s Time to Register for the Turkey Trot

The Peru Lions Club will host it’s 40th Annual John P. Adams Memorial Turkey Trot on Thursday, November 23, 2017.  5K, 10K, and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk start time is 8:45 AM at the Peru Elementary School. Online registration and full event details available at Bib/Chip packet pick-up at Peru Elementary School cafeteria 4-7PM on Wednesday, […]

DEC Announces Summer Camp Registrations Open – – The Adirondack Almanack

Source: DEC Announces Summer Camp Registrations Open – – The Adirondack Almanack

Plattsburgh Housing Authority hopes to rehab, reuse dilapidated properties | NCPR News

Source: Plattsburgh Housing Authority hopes to rehab, reuse dilapidated properties | NCPR News

Tri-County ARTSMAP Preview Party at Strand Center for the Arts November 18th, 2017

The Strand Center for the Arts is holding a Preview Party for the Tri-County ARTSMAP – a web-based interactive map of the region’s artists, individuals and cultural organizations.  The ARTSMAP Preview Party will be held on the Strand Center for the Arts’ lawn from 1 – 4, Saturday, November 18, 2017. The ARTSMAP will be […]

Peru Gazette’s First Community Video

Click here to view a 31 minute video of today’s VFW Post 309 Veteran’s Day Service. 

VFW Post 309 Honors Veterans and an Educator

By John T. Ryan Peru – The largest crowd in recent memory attended today’s Veterans Day Service at Peru VFW Post 309. Post Commander Bill Lefebvre was the Master of Ceremonies. Cadets from the James P. O’Connor Composite Squad, Civil Air Patrol posted the Colors. Rev. Alan Shnob, Pastor of St. Augustine’s led the opening […]

Celebrate Veterans Day at the Peru VFW Post 209, 710 Pleasant St., Peru, NY. Service at 11 a.m. on Saturday. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. A complimentary lunch will be served. 

Tops to Honor Veterans and Active Military on Veterans Day

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. – Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, western Vermont, and north central Massachusetts announced today that the company will offer military personnel and their immediate families an 11 percent discount off of their grocery bill this Veterans Day. On Saturday, November 11, Tops Markets will honor […]

Please Make Time to Cast Your Ballot Tuesday – It’s a Right and a Responsibility

By John T. Ryan On Tuesday, November 7th Peru voters will have the opportunity to chose their town leaders for the next four years. This is a so-called off-year election: nevertheless, it’s a very important election. The voters’ choices may determine the future of Peru.  PERU Sample Ballot The proposals for a Constitutional Convention and […]

Assemblyman D. Billy Jones to host Annual Santa Sprint to benefit the North Country Honor Flight

From the Office of Assemblyman D. Billy Jones Assemblyman D. Billy Jones will host the Annual Santa Sprint 5K on Saturday November 25, 2017 with a race start time at 9am. Pre-registration is $20 and can be done online at Same day registration will be held from 7:30am until 8:30am. Race start and end […]

Wreath Workshop

On Saturday, December 2,  the Cornell Cooperative Extension will be holding its ever-popular natural wreath workshop at the Cornell Cooperative Extension office 6064 Route 22 in Plattsburgh from 10:00am to noon. You will be supplied with a 14-inch grapevine wreath and your choice of pinecones, acorns, nuts, and lots of other found items that nature […]

Babbie Museum – A Hands-On Successful Experience

By John T. Ryan Peru – Babbie Museum Volunteer Carol Rock presented an uplifting museum report to the Peru Town Board at its October 23rd meeting. Over the museum’s 83 days of operation in 2017 it entertained about 2,000 visitors. It enjoys the support from almost 50 local sponsors/donors and visitors give the museum 4.8 […]

Lake Champlain International Film Festival Returns to Plattsburgh Nov. 1-5

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. Films made as part of a cell-phone film contest are among those featured at the fourth annual Lake Champlain International Film Festival, taking place Nov. 1 to 5 at the Strand Center for the Arts, 25 Brinkerhoff St., in downtown Plattsburgh. In addition to films submitted from around the world that include topics […]

Your Chance to Comment on Peru’s 2018 Budget

The Town Of Peru, Town Board will be holding a Public Hearing on the 2018 Preliminary Budget on Thursday November 9, 2017 at 7:00 PM, at The Peru Town Hall. The proposed schedule of salaries for elected Town Officials are as follows: Supervisor:                              $24,600.00 Town Clerk/Tax Collector      $24,897.00 Highway Superintendent        $57,509.00 Town Board    (4)                    $  […]

Tuesday, November 7

Peru Lions Club Annual Election Day Spaghetti Dinner. Serving 4:30 PM to 7 PM. at Peru Community Church Fellowship Center. $7 Adults; $4 Children 6-12; Children 5 and under Free. The Peru Central School Chorus perform again this year at this event. All proceeds benefit Peru Lions’ sight preservation goals and the Clubs’ support of numerous projects […]

Peru craft show will benefit memorial scholarship program – Sun Community News & Printing

Source: Peru craft show will benefit memorial scholarship program – Sun Community News & Printing

Professional Rescuer Instructor Course Offered at SUNY Plattsburgh

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y.  — A CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer Instructor course will be held Nov. 2, 6, 9 and 13 from 6 to 10 p.m. at SUNY Plattsburgh’s Memorial Hall. Participants must be at least 16, possess current American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification or the equivalent, and successfully complete the course’s online […]

See Your Local Leaders at Work

AGENDA – TOWN BOARD REGULAR MEETING, October 23 @ 7:00 PM Call Meeting To Order Pledge of Allegiance Roll Call MOTION: Approval of Minutes for the October 10, 2017 Regular Board Meeting. Community Input DISCUSSION: Babbie’s Museum Presentation DISCUSSION: Tobacco Free Facilities. DISCUSSION/RESOLUTION: Fund Transfers. DISCUSSION/RESOLUTION: Close Out H-25 Capital Project Bank Account DISCUSSION: Water/Wastewater Grant Update. […]

Your Chance to Learn More About Alzheimer’s

Peru – Almost every family has been impacted Alzheimers disease and many people have questions about the disease. Beginning on November 6th, James Hardman of the Alzheimer’s Association will present four monthly informational programs at the Peru Community Church Fellowship Center. They will be conducted at 1 p.m. on the first Mondays of the month […]

11th Annual Walk of Faith

Opening Ceremonies and the beginning of today’s 11th Annual Walk of Faith. Members of the Peru Community and St. Augustine’s Church communities joined together in a spirt of fellowship to support the North Country Mission of Hope, The Jamaica Project and the Red Bird Mission in Kentucky. It was windy, but the temperature was is […]

Jointa Lime asphalt plant opens in Plattsburgh – Sun Community News & Printing

Source: Jointa Lime asphalt plant opens in Plattsburgh – Sun Community News & Printing

Major Upgrade to a Peru Elementary School Playground

By John T. Ryan Peru – If you’ve driven by the Peru Elementary Schol playground on the sweeping Route 22B curve this week, you’ve undoubtedly noticed the many, many children enjoying the new, very large, playground apparatus. The Peru Parent Teachers Organization (PTO) and the school district are responsible for purchasing the improved equipment. PTO […]

Congratulations to the Latest Hall of Fame Members

Honorees at last night’s PCS Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet. Ft. Row L-R Lynn Ezero Dwinell, Alison Spear, Back Row L-R Harry Duprey, Mike Oertel, Mike Rock. Thanks to Gary Edwards for the photo. Click here to read a previous story on their accomplishments. 

Champlain Valley BPW to Host “Meet the Candidates” October 17th  

The Champlain Valley Business & Professional Women’s Club will host their annual “Meet the Candidates” Forum on Tuesday, October 17th at the Plattsburgh City Hall Rotunda. Doors will open at 5pm and the program will begin at 5:30pm. Champlain Valley BPW is giving candidates for office at the town and county level as well as […]

Here’s a Great Weekend Family Activity

Harvest Weekend October 7-8, 2017 109am-4pm 250 River Road, Peru, NY   12972   (518)643-8052   Sat. 1pm-4pm Suzanne & Shelby Moore bring their blind pup, Pepper and her book “Pepper Finds Her Way” for story time and book signing.   Sat/Sun – Mary Heald from Brooke Sylvan Spinners will be here to demonstrate flax […]

Mission of Hope Opens Peru Warehouse

Click here for a TV5 News Report 

Call to Artisans and the Creative

Strand Center for the Arts Announces that The ARTrageous Entertainment Auction will be held November 11, 2017. Rebranding its long successful Arms and Legs Auction where creative community minded people and regional artist take household items and create works of art from the whimsical to a masterpiece. This year we have an “entertainment” theme, but […]

Superintendent Appointment on Special Meeting Agenda

Peru Central School District’s Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Thursday, October 5th at 7:15 AM in the District’s Community Room, located in the Jr/Sr High School at 17 School Street. The anticipated topic is discussion of the appointment of a Superintendent of Schools. No other school board or school district business […]

Area youth coaches to engage in suicide prevention campaign – Sun Community News & Printing

Source: Area youth coaches to engage in suicide prevention campaign – Sun Community News & Printing

Honor Flight Ceremonies Are Always Memorable

Click here for the Hometown Cable Recording of Saturday’s Honor Flight Ceremonies. 

Firefighters Honor Vets

Several of the North Country Firefighters and Ambulance Crews who honored the Honor Flight Veterans this morning. Peru’s Department was present and accounted for as always. Click here for more Peru Gazette Firefighter Photos 

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