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A New Volunteer Center – 30 City Hall Place

30 City Hall Place is shaping up to become a central welcome center for the Downtown.. Collin Reed is one of the organizers of the new space which he says has been designed in conjunction with the Plattsburgh Downtown Association and many other local volunteer organizations.. AUDIO – 070914 – 30 City Hall Place –…

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Armstrong Plans Two Public Forums in July for Ward I

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Plattsburgh Councilwoman Rachelle Armstrong is holding two Community Forums in July. The first will be held for Housing Authority residents at the McGaulley Conference Room, 57 McGaulley Ave. July 16, 2014 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. On July 21, 2014, also at 7:00 pm, a second forum will take place at the Old Base Gym…

Canada Oil Train Disaster Sparks Local Protest

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This weekend marked the one year anniversary of the runaway oil train derailment and explosion in the town of Lac Megantic Quebec..  For many who live near train tracks leading from Montreal to Albany, the transportation of crude oil along those rails is an issue that’s become more and more prevalent with every accident, whether…

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K&J – Plattsburgh’s 4th of July Parade

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On the K&J Show today we’re helping to extend the holiday weekend and if you didn’t get enough of the Fourth of July over the weekend.. We decided to spend some time at the City Docks in Plattsburgh as floats in the fourth of July Parade were getting ready to make their way into downtown… Our…

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Mayors Cup Begins Thursday

With the End of the Fourth of July Holiday and the Independence Day Celebrations, we look ahead to Mayors Cup in Plattsburgh.. The Regatta and Festival is now in it’s 37th year… and in many years, the Fourth and Mayor’s Cup come in back to back weekends.. We caught up with Plattsburgh Mayor Jim Calnon…

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July Community Blood Drives

Plattsburgh, NY – 7/03/2014 – The North Country Regional Blood Donor Center, a program of CVPH Medical Center, conducts community blood drives with the support of many local businesses and organizations. Blood and blood products donated by North Country residents at these drives are used not only at CVPH Medical Center but at hospitals in…

A Vote of Support for First Weekends Committee in Plattsburgh

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The First Weekends Committee gets a vote of support from the city of Plattsburgh and City Hall Place will close this weekend.. Twice.. Once for the Events on the Fourth of July and then again for the First Weekends Celebration on Saturday.. Plattsburgh Mayor Jim Calnon has expressed concern over closure of the road on…

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K&J – SUNY Plattsburgh’s Focus on Student Safety

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It’s the K&J Show on WNBZ.. On Rugar Street, SUNY Plattsburgh, in cooperation with the City Council will be installing two new raised table top cross walks for students.. Representatives from SUNY administration were on hand during the City Council meeting on Wednesday Night and we caught up with one of them… Brian Hartman is…

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Clinton Announces Spring 2014 Dean’s List

Plattsburgh, NY  07/01/14 – The following students have been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2014 Semester at Clinton Community College. Each student has achieved a grade point average between 3.25 and 3.749. Full Time Students Corey Aiken, Jr., Chateaugay Heath Andre, Saranac Alyson Arnold, Willsboro Katelyn Atkinson, Saranac Admir Bajraktarevic, Essex Junction…

Kayak Trip on Saranac River

Kayak Trip – Saranac River The Town of Plattsburgh Parks & Recreation Department will be offering a kayak trip to all Town of Plattsburgh active adults and seniors on July 17 from 5:30 – 8 PM. The trip will start at the Saranac Boat Launch (Bowen Road) at 5:30 PM and travel down the river…

Plattsburgh High School Graduates

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If you want to become the Valedictorian or the Salutatorian of your high school, there’s one thing that could increase your odds a bit…. If your name is Samantha Martin..  Now our study isn’t terribly scientific except what are the odds that two seniors named Sam Martin would rank at the top of their class..…

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Plattsburgh is Hedging their Bets – on Sidewalks

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It appears as though Plattsburgh City Councilor Paul O’Connell is stuck between a rock and a hard place.. In this case, it’s more like the Hedge covering the sidewalks in his ward.. Three weeks ago, about 85 letters were sent to homeowners reminding them about a law that requires them to trim their hedges back…

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SUNY – Mayor’s Cup Reunion 2014

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PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (June 26, 2014) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Alumni Association will bestow awards of merit to a retired dean of nursing and a director in the U.S. Department of Justice. The Awards will be handed down at Reunion 2014 during Mayor’s Cup weekend. The event celebrates graduates from classes ending in 4 and 9…

Mountain Lake PBS Announces 20th Annual Kids Writers Contest Winners

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Mountain Lake PBS is proud to announce the winners of the 20th Annual Mountain Lake PBS Kids Writers Contest, and the winners of the Oh the Places You’ll Go with Reading Video Contest. The celebration honoring these students will air on Mountain Lake PBS on Thursday, July 3, at 9 PM. For 20 years, Mountain…

A Full Week of Activities for the Battle of Plattsburgh Bicentennial

The Adirondack Coast along Lake Champlain hosts an annual series of reenactments, historic tours, family-friendly Adirondack events and performances to commemorate the Battle of Plattsburgh, the decisive battle in the War of 1812. A True Story of David and Goliath In September of 1814, more than 10,000 British regulars, many fresh from victories in the…

CVPH Mayor’s Cup Bike Ride – Sunday July 13th, 2014

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The 2014 CVPH Mayors Cup Bike Ride takes place Sunday, July 13. The start and finish for all three route options, 70+, 50 and 22 miles, are at CVPH Medical Center. Each route has its own start time 8:30 a.m., 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. respectively. This event supports the CVPH Travel Fund. Held by…

CCC Names Smith Interim President

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The Clinton Community College Board of Trustees announces that Fred Smith has been appointed Interim President for the College. Mr. Smith’s appointment is subject to the approval of the SUNY Board of Trustees. Prior to SUNY approval, he will serve as Officer-In-Charge, a position that grants all the responsibilities and powers of the presidency.  Smith…

Washed Out Section of River Trail to Get Makeover

The City of Plattsburgh and Plattsburgh State University Administrators are joining forces to re-route and re-construct a portion of the Saranac River Trail that washed out behind the athletic fields on the SUNY campus..  SUNY had granted the original easement for the Multi Use Path in June of 2009 and following it’s construction, the path…

A Monumental Idea for the Bi-Centennial of Plattsburgh

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One advantage of Public Sessions at City Council Meetings is that from time to time, someone actually brings good ideas to the podium and in this case it’s all about commemorating the Bi-Centennial Celebration of the City of Plattsburgh.. Danielle says she understands that the Battle of Plattsburgh is something that happens on an annual…

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Fletcher Allen Partners Board Approves Name Change

Name to Reflect Tie with University and Collaboration Among Hospitals.  Fletcher Allen Partners and The University of Vermont announced today that Fletcher Allen Partners will be changing its name to The University of Vermont Health Network. As part of the brand strategy approved by the Fletcher Allen Partners and University of Vermont boards, and Fletcher…