$8.6 Million for Plattsburgh Airport Terminal Expansion

The Plattsburgh International Airport will be moving ahead with an $8.6 Million expansion project The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Plattsburgh International Airport $8,616,132 to continue the large-scale expansion of the airport’s passenger terminal. Senator Schumer says “This funding is great news for all of the passengers and pilots that fly out of Plattsburgh every day, and this project…

Manufacturing Takes a Big Step Forward at Clinton Community College

Clinton Community College (Clinton) will receive $12.7 Million in state funding as part of the SUNY 2020 Challenge Grant Program. Funding will be used to construct an advanced manufacturing institute (AMI) on Clinton’s main campus. The AMI will link Clinton Community College and SUNY Plattsburgh with Clarkson University, creating a system to support the economic growth of the entire region,…

Drug Arrests Net Five Suspects

As a result of recent investigations conducted by the New York State Police Troop B Narcotics Enforcement Unit and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), five suspects were arrested on Clinton County Warrants after being indicted by a Clinton County Grand Jury: Billy Ray Hendrie, age 22 of Plattsburgh, was arrested and charged with three counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled…

Task Force Groups Present Ideas to Lake Placid School Board

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If there’s one word in the Lake Placid Central School District to define recommendations by the strategic planning task force groups that have been meeting through the summer..  It’s Technology..   In two words.. Incorporating Technology..   “The project actually began last December, with phase one.” Commented Mary Dietrich, President of the Lake Placid Central School Board on Tuesday evening. “We organized…

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The K&J Show on WNBZ

K&J – Revisiting the Battle of Plattsburgh Gala Parade

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It was a weekend in Plattsburgh filled with activities, re-enactments, and the bi-centennial commemoration of the Battle of Plattsburgh… One of the best ways to get a feel for the pulse of a community is to attend the parade.. In Plattsburgh on Saturday, it was a little windy and a little wet but that didn’t stop anyone from coming out…

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More Local and Regional News

City Holds Up Limits on Street Fundraising

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Friends of the Old Stone Barracks are getting a lot of support from the community in their quest to purchase the historic site.. Originally built as a barracks for enlisted soldiers but they won’t be doing any street drives in October.. The practice of allowing organizations to fundraise in the streets of Plattsburgh has become problematic for the city council…

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Northwood Board Chooses Next Headmaster

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Northwood School has chosen its next Head of School, to succeed current head Edward Good, who will retire June 30, 2015. The school’s new leader will be Michael Maher, former head of Berkshire School in Sheffield, MA. “We’re thrilled that Mike Maher will be joining the Northwood community,” said Tom Woodman ’73, Chairman of the Northwood School Board of Trustees. “He…

Booth, Vancour Recognized for their Service

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On Saturday, Congressman Bill Owens presented flags and Congressional Record prints to Sara Louise Stevens Booth, Christopher “Kit” Booth and Gary Ralph VanCour for the remarkable growth and success of the Battle of Plattsburgh celebration during their many years of leadership. In recognition of their efforts, Rep. Owens awarded the organizers with American flags that were flown over the U.S.…

Eye Opener: Scotland and Britain remain united

Voters in Scotland decide not to break away from the United Kingdom. Also, France launches new attacks on ISIS overnight. All that and all that matters in today’s “Eye Opener.” Your world in 90 seconds. Source: CBS News

K&J Archive

K&J – Clinton Community College Marks the Battle of Plattsburgh Bi-Centennial

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Today is September 11th.. and while we take time to remember those who died in the 9-11 terror attacks 13 years ago, we’re also looking back at September 11th, 1814.. Which marks the 200th Anniversary of The Battle of Plattsburgh… The Battle which ended the final invasion of the northern states during the War of…

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K&J – Touring the War of 1812 Museum in Plattsburgh

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We’re taking a tour of the War of 1812 Museum in Plattsbugh…  With special thanks to Dave Deno, the Museum’s new Manager, and the President of the Battle of Plattsburgh Association, Keith Herkalo..  While the K&J show usually isn’t limited in time, our tour of the museum and the ensuing conversation took us well over an…

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Regional News from the Glens Falls Post Star

Driver wanders 9 hours in woods after fiery crash

PHELPS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 30-year-old man is recovering after he spent the night wandering through the woods following the crash of his car on a western New York road. Source: Glens Falls Post Star

Arrest made in postgame gunfire at Syracuse park

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say they’ve charged a 23-year-old man with firing a gun in a Syracuse park where a large group of adults and children had gathered after a youth football game. Source: Glens Falls Post Star

Arrest made in postgame gunfire at Syracuse park

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say they’ve charged a 23-year-old man with firing a gun in a Syracuse park where a large group of adults and children had gathered after a youth football game. Source: Glens Falls Post Star