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Come one, come all to Peru Jr./Sr. High school on December 6th and 7th at 7:30p.m. The Peru Drama Club proudly presents Up the Down Staircase written by Christopher Sergel from the book by Bel Kaufman. Tickets can be purchased for just $5.00 per person. Sylvia Barrett, a young English teacher is offered a position […]
As a special holiday greeting to its members and the community, the North Country Chamber of Commerce is once again sponsoring the broadcast of “The Story of the Little Reinbear”, an original Christmas story authored by Chamber President Garry Douglas. The story will be presented on WIRY/Hometown Radio (1340 AM) on the following […]
PLATTSBURGH, NY (11/24/2013)(readMedia)– Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York & the Alpha lota Chapter of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. will present “The Art of Public Speaking” on Saturday, December 7, 2013 from 1pm-3pm at SUNY Plattsburgh, Sibley Hall 100. The event is FREE and is open to all girls through grade 12 – girls do […]
The Peru Lions Club will be hosting its 36th annual John P. Adams Memorial Turkey Trot on November 28nd, 2013 (Thanksgiving Day). Pre-register by going to perulionsclubnewyork.org Click “Register for Events”. Select Turkey Trot and chose one of the registration/payment options. Same day registration starts at 7:30 a.m. at the Peru Intermediate School gym. To […]
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Download the 2013 – 2014 Youth Commission Program Chaperone Registration Download the 2013 – 2014 Youth Commission Ski Program Registration • The Youth Commission Program (YCP) is for student’s ages* 8-18 *Minimum Age 8 years old by December 1, 2013 • A birth Certificate will be required during registration
By John T. Ryan (Updated 7:45 AM 10/30/13 to clarify the deleted agricultural lands proposal. The Peru Town Board voted to approve revisions in the Zoning Law at its October 28, 2013 meeting. The changes will not go into effect until approved by the New York Department of State. Formulating and enacting the Zoning Law […]
October 22, 2013 - Letter to Editor Peru Gazette Dear Editor: Friday, Oct. 11th was a beautiful warm autumn day for the 72 golfers who took to the tees for the 4th annual Leo Bourgeois Memorial Golf Tournament to raise money for Mr. B’s scholarship fund for Peru Central School seniors. Because of the generosity of sponsors, […]
Posted: October 23rd, 2013 under Community Events, Education News, General News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru resident news/accomplishments, Peru School News, Peru/Regional History, Youth News.
Over 300 Peru children along with coaches, family and friends crowded into Laphams Mills Park today for the 2013 Peru Youth Commission Soccer Challenge. Youth Commission Chairman Greg Mills and Town of Peru Youth Director John Flynn thanked all the coaches, volunteers, sponsors and parents for their support. Twenty-one teams participated in today’s games. Members […]
The Youth Commission is having their annual soccer shootout this Saturday, September 28, 2913 at Laphams Mills Park. Opening ceremonies are at 10:00 AM with games running through to @ 1:00 PM. There will be a concession stand and members of the Peru Varsity Soccer Boys and Girls team in attendance to assist with whatever is […]
Each year Peru Middle School students celebrate the International Day of Peace by placing pin wheels at the school’s entrance. Thanks to Lynn and Ann Wilke’s phone call the Gazette was able to take a few photos. Click here for a 2011 story which explained the school’s participation in the program. […]
By John T. Ryan The highlight of today’s Battle of Plattsburgh Celebration was the parade which began at 1 PM. A very large crowd lined City Hall Place for the almost two hour parade. This year’s parade theme was “The Canadian Connection.” It featured many bagpipe bands, community organizations and our own Peru Central High […]
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The 3rd Annual Kids Fair & Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday September 7-8 at Babbie Rural and Learning Museum, 250 River Road, Peru, NY. from 10am to 4pm. Old time games with prizes, stagecoach rides, face painting, animals, Champlain Valley Woodcarvers with special demonstrations for kids. Kat’s Catering – enjoy our picnic […]
By Adele Douglas On Thursday August 8th an illegal party at Sullivan Park attended by over 200 teens from Peru and nearby towns was broken up by New York State Police by mid-night. Addressing the situation at the Monday, August 12th Town Board meeting Town Supervisor Peter Glushko and Deputy Supervisor Brandy McDonald said they […]
The CCI-Greenheart Student Cultural Exchange Program is looking for host families for the 2013-14 school year. “Be a part of a rewarding experience for both your family and the exchange student,” local organizer Scarlett McBride said. McBride and her husband have hosted exchange students and found it to be a wonderful experience for their entire family. Mrs. […]
Peru Central student goes international » Local News » Press-Republican.
The Joyful Youth Choir proudly presents the young people of four local parishes: St. Alexander’s in Morrisonville, St. Augustine’s in Peru, St. John the Baptist in Keeseville and Holy Name Church in Ausable Forks. Their concert dates are as follows: There will be two concerts on the same weekend. The first one will be held […]
By John T. Ryan June 6 – Only a few days ago the Peru Lions Club helped the “Safe Kids Adirondack Program” distribute bike helmets to Peru Central 2nd graders. This week Lions Club members were conducting a “Screening Eyes Early” program at the Peru Primary School. The vision screening program was offered free of […]
On Tuesday, May 21, Safe Kids Adirondack held the 3rd Annual F.U.N. Ride (Fittin’ Ur Noggin). Community volunteers traveled to five elementary schools in Clinton & Essex Counties (Lake Placid, Ausable Valley, Holy Name, Keeseville & Peru). Peru Elementary was the largest number of kids, with 150 second graders given helmets. Thankfully, members of the Peru Lions Club […]
By John T. Ryan June 1 – The Peru Youth Commission is holding its Annual Early Bird Baseball Tournament today. Parents and children filled the Laphams Mills Recreation Park at 9 am to participate in and view the opening ceremonies. Over 300 young people ages 5-15 will be members of 23 teams. Youth Director John […]
Replacing culverts may cost the Town of Peru up to $250,000 & water improvement project encounters another delay
By John T. Ryan The Wednesday, May 28, 2013 Town Board meeting started off on a good note with town resident Jim Earle praising Town Highway Superintendent Michael Farrell for his department’s fast reaction to Earle’s report of a 2.5 foot x 3 foot wide, 3 foot deep, sink hole on a Fuller Rd. just […]
BURLINGTON, VT (05/23/2013)(readMedia)– Some 2,557 students were awarded a variety of bachelor’s degrees during the University of Vermont’s 211th Commencement ceremonies on May 19. There were some 575 advanced degrees and certificates awarded by the UVM Graduate College and approximately 106 women and men took the oath of Hippocrates following the awarding of their M.D. […]
In July Dr. Patrick Brimstein will have been at the helm of Peru Central School for one year. He was kind enough to meet with the Peru Gazette to discuss his start as Superintendent. Adele Douglas conducted the interview. What are your impressions of the school? “In general the kids here seem to be very […]
Tupper Lake, Newcomb, Minerva budgets fail » Local News » Press-Republican.
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.
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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 […]
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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 […]