Civic Development Corporation

The Board of Directors of the Franklin County Civic Development Corporation will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 18 at 1 p.m. via Zoom video at two locations: 355 West Main Street, Suite 428, Malone and 75 Main Street, Saranac Lake. The public is welcome to watch the meeting on YouTubechannel:

FA class of 56’

The Franklin Academy class of ‘56 will meet for lunch on Wednesday, Jan. 19 at noon at the pines. All classmates are invited.


The regular meeting of the Board of Cooperative Educational Services of the Sole Supervisory District of Franklin, Essex and Hamilton Counties (BOCES) is scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 20 to be held via videoconference at the North Franklin Educational Center, 23 Husky Lane, Malone, and the Adirondack Educational Center, 711 NYS Route 3, Saranac Lake.

Spaghetti dinner fundraiser

A spaghetti dinner to benefit the Tim McMahon family will be held on Jan. 22 at the Chateaugay American Legion. There will be food and a raffle to help raise money for this family. Contact Amanda King 518-651-6250 or Alexis King at 518-651-7184 for questions and donations. Tim McMahon (Too Tall) is currently in Burlington with medical issues. All proceeds will go to Tim’s family for expenses.

Bellmont food pantries

The Town of Bellmont operates three food pantries for town residents, with distribution locations in Bellmont Center, Brainardsville, and Owl’s Head. Food pickups in 2022 are scheduled on the following Thursdays: Feb. 10, March 10, April 14, May 12, June 9. If you have questions, including how to qualify, call 518-483-9313.

Blood drives

The following Adirondack Regional Blood Center blood drives are open to the public during January:

Tuesday, Jan. 18, Sons of the American Legion Chateaugay, 4 to 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 19, UVM/Alice Hyde Medical Center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 20, Fort Covington Adult Center, 3 to 6 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 24, West Chazy Fire Department, 4 to 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 25, Malone Callfiremen Station, 2 to 6 p.m.

Friday Jan. 28, Burke Adult Center, 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Brushton-Moira American Legion Auxiliary

Brushton-Moira American Legion Auxiliary will meet on Monday, Feb. 7 at the post home.

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