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>Border Patrol to hold 'special hiring event'

NIAGARA FALLS -- The U.S. Border Patrol is looking to hire 6,000 new agents and is sponsoring a "special hiring event" from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Seneca Niagara Casino, 310 Fourth St.

Starting salary is $45,000 a year, and applicants must be willing to relocate to Arizona, California, New Mexico or Texas, the agency said.

Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 39, and have at least one year of college or responsible work experience.

They must also be American citizens, have a valid driver's license, be physically fit and pass a background investigation, drug test and medical examination.

Pretesting will be offered at Saturday's event, and Border Patrol agents will be on hand to discuss job opportunities.


>Cleanup deadline imposed at subdivision entrance

LEWISTON -- The Town Board on Monday gave Patrick Development 10 days to clean up a subdivision entrance at Hillside Drive and Cliff Street.

Councilman Sean Edwards said the homeowners in the area have been patient, waiting for nearly five years for grading and landscaping.

Highway Superintendent Steven Reiter said that his crews could do the work of grading and seeding in less than a week if the developer does not complete the work.

"We could do it, but we have other subdivisions that look as bad," said Reiter.


>Fisher is elected board president

BARKER -- The Barker School Board on Monday elected James Fisher its president for the 2007-08 school year.

Fisher replaces member Louis Mead, who served as board president this past year. The board also elected member Ronald Clemens vice president.

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