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IRVING, TX (04/26/2013)(readMedia)– Rachel Daly, a junior English major from Peru, New York, was among a contingent of University of Dallas students and campus ministers that traveled to New Orleans in March for this year’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB). While there, the group repainted crypts at a Catholic cemetery and worked at The Arc, a community [...]
Common Core Testing Spurs Outrage and Protest Among Parents – NYTimes.com.
Grand Reopening of CVTM
U.S. lacks tech skills – Times Union.
TROY, NY (03/29/2013)(readMedia)– Michael Higgins of Peru has been named to the Dean’s list at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for the Fall 2012 semester. The dean’s list recognizes full-time students who maintain grade-point averages of a minimum of 3.0 out of a possible 4.0 and have no grades below “C.” Higgins studies Mechanical Engineering.
Keeseville teen qualifies for state Geography Bee » Local News » Press-Republican.
Conference aims to foster young leaders » NEW TODAY… » Press-Republican.
Peru Central proposes staff reductions » Local News » Press-Republican.
Washington, DC – Congressman Bill Owens announced today that his office is currently accepting submissions from high school students in New York’s 21st Congressional District for the annual Congressional Art Competition. “I am proud to offer young artists an opportunity to have their work displayed at the U.S. Capitol,” said Owens. “Our region is blessed with great schools [...]
Town of Peru Youth Commission will be holding their registration for all Summer Activities, including Baseball/Softball/T-Ball and Fall Soccer on Friday April 12 from 6-9 PM and Saturday 9-Noon downstairs at the Peru Town Hall. Youth Participating in the Baseball/Softball Program need to reside within the Town of Peru and provide a birth certificate. There will be [...]
By John T. Ryan On March 11th the Peru Town Board continued its effort to recognize Peru Boy Scout Troop 49’s Eagle Scouts. Eleven Troop 49 scouts have achieved the Eagle Scout rank in the last two years and four additional scouts are working towards the Eagle rank. Nathan Fuller achieved the Eagle Scout rank [...]
IRVING, TX (03/07/2013)(readMedia)– The following local students have been named to the University of Dallas Dean’s List for the fall 2012 semester for earning a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher: Rachel Daly, a senior English major from Peru, NY Samantha Mulcahy, a senior from Peru, NY The University of Dallas is a [...]
Search on for missing Saranac Lake girls – AdirondackDailyEnterprise.com | News,
Seton schools merge governing bodies » Local News » Press-Republican.
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA: Enchanted Edition presented by Peru Drama Club this weekend. Show Dates: March Thurs. 7th & Fri. 8th at 7:30 PM and March Sat. 9th at 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM Ticket Prices: Students $5, Adults $10
Student brings awareness to Adaptive Skiing Program at Whiteface – LakePlacidNews.com
Afternoon read: Tough times, high costs for college students « The In Box.
ELCS renovations OK’d by voters » Breaking News » Press-Republican.
Students and families seeking financial aid for higher education can learn more from their school guidance counselor or by visiting www.GenerousACT.org for a list of the scholarship grants available to area students, application information and deadlines for submission. The deadline for most applications is April 15. “Thousands of generous people use ACT to support the [...]
By Donald McBrayer The Town Board held their Regular Meeting on Monday February 26. Everyone was in attendance. Six Eagle Scouts were recognized and awarded certificates for their achievements by Town Supervisor Peter Glushko. Nathan Tuller (not present) — Received Eagle on 9/4/11. Nathan replaced the concrete footers for the cannons at the American Legion [...]
Indians, Eagles to meet in boys’ basketball ‘B’ finals » Sports » Press-Republican.
BROCKPORT, NY (02/06/2013)(readMedia)– The College at Brockport, State University of New York, recently honored students who excelled academically by naming them to the Dean’s List for the fall 2012 semester. Ravi Ross of Peru, NY was named to the Dean’s List. Students who earn a GPA of 3.70–3.99 are named to the Dean’s List with Honors, while [...]
Answering the call – AdirondackDailyEnterprise.com
By Adele Douglas Town employees Mike Hanlon and Rob Wright installing the new sign for the Town’s new park. Thanks to Kris Bruno for volunteering and building this impressive sign. The post was designed and manufactured by John Trombly of Modern Mechanical Fabricating in Champlain. The design elements represent both saw blades and log sections, [...]
By John T. Ryan Peru – An impressive ceremony on Sunday, November 11, 2012, climaxed a five-year journey for Thomas Gwinn Jr. In 2007 Gwinn achieved the Boy Scout Tenderfoot rank. Last Sunday he was awarded Boy Scouting’s highest rank – Eagle Scout. Gwinn’s Court of Honor ceremony was conducted at St. Augustine’s Parish Center as [...]
The Town of Peru will be holding their 26th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday November 30th at 7:00 PM at the Town Gazebo. Everyone is welcome. There will be Christmas carols and the arrival of Santa Claus! Refreshments will be served at the Peru Community Church Fellowship Center.
From the Office of Congressman Bill Owens PLATTSBURGH – Congressman Owens wrote to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas J. Vilsack today about the new federal school lunch calorie requirements. The letter follows several conversations with parents and school officials who expressed concerns with the new rule.
Local Boy Scout leaders react to molestation allegations – AdirondackDailyEnterprise.com |
‘Perversion files’ show locals helped cover up Boy Scout scandals – AdirondackDailyEnterprise.com
Scout files hit home – AdirondackDailyEnterprise.com
Equine introduction » NEW TODAY… » Press-Republican.
Plattsburgh, NY – The North Country Cultural Center for the Arts (NCCCA Arts Center) is pleased to announce a special Autumn ArtQuest series. Youth ages 5-12 will have the opportunity to study the many mediums of sculpture with instructor Roxana Palmer Strong.
By John T. Ryan Peru Central School was recognized as a College For Every Student (CFES) “School of Distinction” at the Tuesday, September 10, 2012 Board of Education meeting. CFES Program Director Steve Boyce (left) presented a banner to High School Principal Chris Mazella and faculty members (L-R) Jeanne Caron, Lisa Crain and Rosemary Manchester.
By Donald McBrayer In 1978 the St. Augustine’s Home and School Club hatched an idea for a church bizarre. It would feature a handful of games for kids, a booth for hamburgers and fries, and some music by local artists. They gave it the name “Applefest” and a tradition was born.
Over a career that spanned several decades, the late Leo Bourgeois or Mr. “B” as he was affectionately known, impacted the lives of hundreds of Peru Central School students, encouraging them to do their best and not to give up.
Eminent domain proceeding and Heyworth/Mason Park progress dominate Monday’s Public Hearing and Town Board Meeting
By Donald McBrayer The Town Board held a public hearing on eminent domain proceedings regarding the placement of an upgraded town sewer line across property on North Bend Street owned by Thomas Powers.
300 Peru children will play summer baseball and softball and even more are expected to compete in fall soccer program
By John T. Ryan There was a light drizzle Saturday morning,
By John T. Ryan The Peru Volunteer Fire Department contributes each day to the preservation of life and property in the Town of Peru. On Saturday, June 2nd, the department added to that service commitment
Annual Dozer Day coming to Airborne Speedway this Saturday » NEW TODAY… » Press-Republican.