Daily Archives: September 28, 2012

SUNY VP of Student Affairs Retires in January

Vice President of Student Affairs Bill Laundry to Step Down in January PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sept. 26, 2012) — After more than four decades at the college, William D. “Bill” Laundry, SUNY Plattsburgh’s vice president of student affairs, announced his plans to retire, effective Jan. 1, 2013. Laundry said the conventional wisdom — that you will…

The EAB Invasion

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been found in a DEC-deployed trap two miles from thePennsylvaniaborder A single adult EAB was found in one of the thousands of purple detection traps that are placed around the state this summer. Mark Whitmore, Forest Entomologist atCornellUniversitysaid, “Now is the time to plan and prepare for the economic…

NYSAC wants More Funding for Roads and Bridges

The New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC), lobbies for increased reimbursement  funding for maintaining, rehabilitating and reconstructing local roads and bridges. The resolution is in response to the 5-year “freeze” in funding for the Consolidated Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS) and State-federal matching funds– the primary funding sources for the majority of local transportation projects.…

K&J SHOW – The Harrietstown Town Board Responds to Letters to the Editor

The Harrietstown Town Board fights back following their regular meeting on Thursday – <<<< CLICK HERE TO LISTEN – K&J – 092812 – Harrietstown Board Fights Back >>>> The Town of Harrietstown Board begins regularly with outreach into the audience for public comment.. Typically there are at least one or two residents hoping to comment,…

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NY Unemployment Numbers

State Labor Department Releases August 2012 Area Unemployment Rates      The State Labor Department today released local area unemployment rates for August 2012, as determined by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL).  As reported last week, the state’s unemployment rate was 9.1% in August 2012.      Over the past year, the state added more…