Category: Education

Savard named Communications Director at SUNY Plattsburgh

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Brian Savard, former SUNY New Paltz athletic communications director, has been named director of athletic communications at SUNY Plattsburgh. His appointment is effective Monday,  Aug. 15, 2016. Savard succeeds Charlie Hurley, who moved to Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas last year. Savard served as the SUNY New Paltz athletic communications director for the past six…

The Big Latch is Friday Morning at 10:30

Breastfeeding women and their families are invited to participate in The Big Latch On planned for Friday, August 5 at 10:30 a.m. on the front lawn of The University of Vermont Health Network – Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital. The Plattsburgh event is part of a world-wide effort to promote breastfeeding as a healthy start for…

Come to the Fair Book Sale Ends Today with $5 Bag Sale

After three days of “Come to the Fair” at the Saranac Lake Free Library in Saranac Lake, much of the inventory for sale has been sold, with proceeds from the book sale benefiting library activities.. Today from 9am until Noon, library volunteers will be selling the remainder of the books for $5 a bag. Officials…

Clinton County Historical Assoc Re-Opens Bluff Point Lighthouse

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The Clinton County Historical Association (CCHA) is pleased to announce the re-opening of the newly renovated Bluff Point Lighthouse on Valcour Island. Free tours of the Bluff Point Lighthouse are offered every Sunday in July and August from 1 to 3 p.m. Visitors to the Lighthouse enjoy displays depicting the history of Lake Champlain Lighthouses,…

Kylie & Kara sing the National Anthem

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If you haven’t heard a good version of the National Anthem lately, take a moment and listen to this one.. During the 4th of July Parade in Plattsburgh, Kylie and Kara sang a version from the back of one of the Classic Cars Clubs Vehicles in the parade. They were singing it over and over…

K&J – The Beekmantown High School Graduation

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In addition to the beginning of Summer… There’s one good thing about the end of June… Especially for High School Seniors..  Graduation… And this year to give you a feel for what it’s like we made our way to the Beekmantown High School Gym on Friday.. During this podcast, we’ll speak with students, Superintendent Dan…

Mayor Calnon Visits Momot Elementary for a Reality Check

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Fifth graders at Momot Elementary were greeted on Tuesday afternoon by Plattsburgh’s Mayor Jim Calnon.. Mayor Calnon was there to speak with them about the dangers of smoking.. Tuesday was “World No Tobacco Day” an opportunity for tobacco prevention professionals to spread the awareness of the harmful effects of tobacco and the unmasking of marketing…

Clinton Community College VP Lisa Shovan Replaces Interim President Fred Smith

Clinton Community College’s Board of Trustees says Interim President, Frederick Smith will be stepping down as of June 30th… Lisa Shovan, Vice President for Administration and Finance has been appointed Officer-in-Charge beginning June 21st… It’s a temporary position that grants all the responsibilities and powers of the presidency. The Presidential search is currently underway, and…

Clinton Breaks Ground on Institute of Advanced Manufacturing

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The Institute of Advanced Manufacturing (IAM) at Clinton Community College is one step closer to becoming a reality. Today, the College officially broke ground on the 30,000 square foot facility. The IAM will be a state-of-the-art facility designed to support advanced manufacturing throughout the region. In a brief ground breaking ceremony, Clinton’s educational, community, and industry…

K&J – Beekmantown Elementary Science Fair Compliments Budget Vote

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In this K&J show we’re going to learn about science from 3rd 4th and 5th graders at Beekmantown Elementary School.. There were about 55 students who participated in the event on Tuesday Evening.. The Science Fair Coincides with the Budget Vote and as we found our way to the elementary hallway, we began by stopping at the middle school gym and asking Beekmantown’s Treasurer Eric Bell to give us a feel for how the vote was going..

Close to 1,000 graduate from SUNY Plattsburgh Saturday

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Close to 1,000 students attended two graduation ceremonies at SUNY Plattsburgh on Saturday… Click on the play bar or download the link below to listen to our conversation with municipal leaders as well as college administrators and students as they participate in the two graduation ceremonies on Saturday.. K&J – 051616 – SUNY Plattbsurgh Graduation…

A Beekmantown Judge Builds Self Sufficient Wireless Web Camera

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The winner of this year’s Champlain Valley Regional Science Fair for Technology and Engineering is Joseph Judge..  He’s a senior at Beekmantown High School and is also responsible for those live pictures you see on the school’s weather pages..  We caught up with Joseph recently and asked him to talk about his projects.. Beekmantown High…