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Issue 34 — March 22, 2018
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Board Of Education Petitions Available For Election

PORT JERVIS — Three of the nine seats on the Port Jervis School District Board of Education are up for election May 15. Deborah Lasch, Valerie Maginsky, and Cathy Sadaghani are completing their three-year terms. The candidates elected to these seats will begin their terms the first week of July at the Board's Annual Organizational Meeting. They will serve until 2021.
Petition Deadline – April 25
Petitions to nominate candidates for the school board must be filed with the District Clerk no later than 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 25. Petitions are available in the office of District Clerk, 9 Thompson Street, weekdays between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m..Candidates must be a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years-old, and a resident of the Port Jervis School District for at least one year. Candidates will be invited to present platforms at Meet the Candidates Night. The public will have a chance to hear the candidates discuss their views and answer questions at the annual Meet the Candidates Night, to be held in early May.
The event is sponsored by the Port Jervis Parent-Teacher Associations. To involve the community in the open forum, the PTAs invite voters to send questions they want asked of the candidates to pjcandidatenight@pjschools.org. Meet the Candidates Night will be televised live on Cable Channel 20.

Yard Sale

PORT JERVIS — Reuse, recycle, re-purpose . . . and make money selling your unused items! Port Jervis' 8th annual Citywide Yard Sale is Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. This is a great opportunity for churches, clubs, and civic groups to rally their membership for a fundraiser.
The sign-up fee for residences, churches/synagogues, and charitable organizations is $10; for businesses $25. Apartment dwellers who do not have yards, as well as residents of neighboring Port Jervis towns (such as Deerpark, Sparrowbush, Huguenot, Greenville, Matamoras, Montague) may participate at the Front Street municipal parking lot, with advance sign-up (no unregistered show-ups admitted).
Port Jervis businesses can advertise on the map for $35, first come, first served basis.
The fee pays for advertising and for your listing on the printed and online Buyers' Map. Maps will be available the week of the event. The deadline is April 11, 2018, no exceptions!; sign-ups received after April 11th will miss placement on the Buyers' Map and will not be refunded.
Please note, Citywide Yard Sale sponsor Port Jervis Tourism Board, does NOT seek vendors for this event. They will advertise for Fall Foliage Festival and Christkindlmarkt vendors shortly.
Sign-up forms for yard sale listings and for advertising opportunities are available on online at www.portjervisny.org and at City Hall located at 20 Hammond St. (Monday-Friday 8-5).
For more information, contact the Port Jervis Tourism Board at pjtourismboard@gmail.com.




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