Meet the new WCS Superintendent
All are invited to attend a reception for Warrensburg Central School District’s new Superintendent of Schools, John Goralski.
Meet the Superintendent Night is set for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday Jan. 21 at Warrensburg High School on Schroon River Road. The WCS Board of Education is hosting the event. Light refreshments are to be served.
Goralski began his tenure as superintendent on Nov. 30, replacing Tim Lawson, who retired after leading Warrensburg Central for more than 10 years. Goralski formerly was the elementary school principal for Stillwater Central School District. Goralski and his wife Judy reside in Queensbury. They have two daughters: Madeline, a student at St. Johns Law School; and Eileen, who is attending SUNY Geneseo. The snow date for this event is Wednesday Jan. 22.
Chamber seeking new members
The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce is now hosting a membership campaign. The annual membership fee is $85. To join the Chamber, contact Nancy at 623-2161 or www.warrensburgchamber.com for an application. The next Chamber meeting is to be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 6 in the Chamber office, 3725 Main St. in downtown Warrensburg.
Nominate a stellar citizen for top award
The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce is now seeking nominations for its annual Citizen of the Year and Business of the Year awards.
Each year, the Chamber honors a person who has given outstanding service on behalf of the community, and a business who has enhanced the town.
Nominations must specify the reasons for being nominated, and details including name, address and phone number of the nominee, as well as your contact information.
Nominations will be accepted through March 31. Send them to: Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce, 3725 Main St., Warrensburg NY 12885.
The individual and business chosen by the Chamber officers will be honored at an awards banquet in May.
The Chamber’s 2013 Citizen of the Year was Kevin Geraghty, who for decades has served as president of the Warrensburg Fire Co. The 2013 Business of the Year was Direct Deposit Redemption Center, recognized for its beautification accomplishments as well as its charitable campaigns.
A list of past winners may be seen at the Warrensburg Town Hall. The plaques are on the wall as you enter the building and at the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce.
Discount at Warrensburg landfill
The Warrensburg town board voted last week to hold its annual sale of landfill punch cards from Feb. 3 through Feb. 7. Through this sale, town residents in effect receive 25 percent off trash disposal for paying in advance. This sale allows residents to buy one punch card and get one at half price — with no expiration date.
At the January town board meeting, the town highway crew was praised for its efficient snow removal.
Town leaders reminded residents of the hamlet to shovel their sidewalks and dig out any fire hydrants on their properties. Snow from any shoveling and plowing should not be deposited on roadways. Also, there is no parking on roadways during winter from midnight to 6 a.m.to allow highway workers to plow the roads properly.
Also, if anyone notices a street light that is not illuminating, report the pole number and location to the town hall so it can be reported to National Grid for repair.
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