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Birthday Club… Fri 3/27/15

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Podcast 7am… Fri 3/27/15

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A Discussion about Regulating Taxis Begins in Plattsburgh

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The City of Plattsburgh has begun a discussion to investigate possible changes to their outdated rules regulating taxis.. In their work-session on Thursday the Council was joined by 5 independent taxi company owners and members of their staff to help identify the issues these operators face on a daily basis.. Plattsburgh’s Mayor, Jim Calnon says most…

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City Abstains from Approving Protestor’s Request for Parking Spaces

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In Plattsburgh, The City Council has backed away from taking any part in a planned protest by the church group Apostles for Life on April 3rd..   Apostles for life asked the council for permission to use 2 parking spaces in front of Planned Parenthood on Brinkerhoff Street from 9:30 to 11am that Friday but the…

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Birthday Club… Thu 3/26/15

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Podcast 6am… Thu 3/126/15

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K&J – North Country Education Alliance Talks 3-8 Testing

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The North Country Alliance for Public Education consists of parents, families, teachers, administrators, and others concerned with what is happening in our schools. The group represents different schools, districts, and points of view, but have found strength and community coming together. They have four goals: to reach across district lines; to make connections with communities concerned about…

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Beekmantown School Board; “PILOTs are Hurting School Budgets”

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The Beekmantown School Board is asking the Clinton County Legislature, The Development Corporation and the Town of Plattsburgh for a moratorium on adding new PILOT agreements within the Beekmantown School District. The Board in their resolution says they are opposed to any agreement that allows Payments in Lieu of Taxes that result in a reduction…

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Work Begins This Week on two I-87 Bridges in Clinton County

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Work starts this week on a $10.5 million project to replace four bridges on the Adirondack Northway –Interstate 87 – in Clinton County. The bridges are among the first under contract as part of New York State’s Scour Critical/Flood Prone Bridge Program. The Governor has requested $518 million in funding from the Federal Emergency Management…

Canada’s Counsul General Delivers Address at SUNY

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John F. Prato, consul general of Canada in New York, will deliver the Distinguished Canadian Address  Tuesday, March 24, at the Valcour Educational Conference Center, Route 9, Valcour. The Distinguished Canadian Address, sponsored by The Development Corporation in partnership SUNY Plattsburgh’s Center for the Study of Canada, recognizes select individuals who have made a profoundly…

Environmental Coalition Calls for Larger “Oil Spill Fund”

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After four recent oil-by-rail disasters in North America in less than a month, it could not be more clear that New York’s “Oil Spill Fund” must be increased so that it is adequate to cover the response costs and damages associated with loss of life and destruction of property that have been caused by rail…

Town Considers Resolution of Support for Oil Train Task Force

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Councilors in the Town of Plattsburgh are considering the approval of three separate resolutions supporting the efforts of the Clinton County Oil Train Task Force.. One targets the Federal Department of Transportation, another targets New York State’s DOT and the third is one that would be mailed to the oil companies and to the railroads.…

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Mayor Recognizes NCCC Women’s B’ball Coach Jerrad Dumont

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Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau and the VIllage Board recognized NCCC women’s basketball coach Jerrad Dumont for becoming the NCJAA coach of the year..  Mayor Rabideau says there came a time when Jerrad chose character building over the win / loss record.. “There came a time at the playoffs when he chose what’s best about all…

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Village Requesting Bids for Wayfinding Signs

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The Community Development Office is requesting bids on their new way-finding signage project in the village of Saranac Lake.. Community Development Director Jeremy Evans told the Village Board on Monday night that they have about $18,000 set aside for signage from one of their grant programs as well as some money provided by the healthy heart network..…

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Saranac Lake Hires New Code Enforcement Officer

The Village of Saranac Lake will have a new Code Enforcement Officer as of Thursday this week. Patrick Giblin has lived in Saranac Lake for about 8 years.. Giblin has a degree in general engineering with a concentration in management.. He has a masters degree in Math education, he has 20 years experience in construction and…

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City Presents “Most on the Coast”

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The City of Plattsburgh Presents The Most on the Coast, an Adirondack Coast Market Day on Saturday, May 2, 10a.m.-4p.m. at the Crete Civic Center.  The Most on the Coast is a diverse showcase of the best that our region has to offer, including handmade crafts, local artists, food vendors, beer and wine tasting, live…

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LP Book Club Meets Next Monday / Story Time Returns March 26th

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The pre-school story time program at the Saranac Lake Free Library will not be held this Thursday, March 26th, or next Thursday, April 2nd…  Essentially.. No storytime during school vacation in Saranac Lake..  The program will resume on Thursday, April 9th at 10:30 a.m. in the Children’s Room of the library. Michelangelo and The Pope’s…

Foreign Language Fund Awards $32,000 to 17 Classrooms

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The Adirondack Foreign Language Enhancement Fund (AFLEF) at Adirondack Foundation recently awarded more than $32,000 in grants to French and Spanish classrooms across the region. This year’s grant awards represent a big investment in technology for foreign language classrooms. Of the $32,030 in grants awarded, nearly $25,000 went to projects that improve and enhance a…

School Letter Outlines Assessment Testing Policy

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The Saranac Lake School District may be on vacation, but when students return from their break in two weeks, parents with students in grades three through eight will have a clear policy laid out for them should they wish to remove their children from the assessment tests.. Superintendent Diane Fox says they’ve had a large…

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Councilwoman Rachelle Armstrong Hopes to Support Local Schools with GEA Resolution

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Councilwoman Rachelle Armstrong is hoping to support local school districts in the North Country by urging governor Cuomo and the Legislature to Eliminate the Gap Elimination Adjustment..   Armstrong has submitted a resolution that if passed by the City Council would express it’s opposition to the education portion of the 2015 budget and the Gap Elimination…

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