1. Water Filtration plant opening later than planned
Patch last reported that the would be coming online sometime late summer. However, a series of minor changes have added up to being a month or so behind schedule, according to town officials. At board members approved a change in the electrical contract, modifying the size of some of the electrical equipment. Public Works Commissioner Kevin Winn said that with a project of this size and complexity—five separate contracts were required—changes along the way were inevitable. The new target date for testing and operating the plant is September-October.
2 .K-L School board meets early this morning
School board re-organizational meetings held during the summer are sometimes held in off-hours and this one is no exception. If you're reading this around 8 a.m., the board is in session at the John Jay Middle School Library. I'll be there and plan to report back on the installation of new board members Marjorie Schiff and Stephanie Tobin, as well as new student board member Samuel Gordon, son of retiring board member Michael Gordon. A discussion on the teacher evaluation plans will also take place.
3. Local author to chat on Book Trib.com
Andrew Gross will chat with those who tune into a live chat on July 17 at 7:30 p.m. on BookTrib.com, a site dedicated to bringing readers information about their favorite authors. Patch recently
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4. What do reptiles, fish and Chris Isaak have in common?
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5. Father Take Daugher for a Walk Day
Apparently, in some circles today is a day for Dads and their daughters to enjoy some time walking together. So go ahead - go for a walk in the neighborhood after dinner, drive over to the reservation with your girl for a hike, or stop into where all father/daughter pairs will receive discount on all full priced items upstairs or down.