Category: Education

TEACH NY – Raising Awareness of Teacher Preparedness

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In New York State we’re told that applications and enrollments in teacher preparation programs have declined by 50% in the last 5 or 6 years… And although there are fewer students graduating, and a perception that there are too many teachers.. The truth is that school districts across the state are having difficulty recruiting good…

K&J – SUNY Plattsburgh Emergency Preparedness Day

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Plattsburgh’s fire department spent much of the day Wednesday on the SUNY Plattsburgh Campus as part of Emergency Preparedness Day. They were also joined by representatives from the Plattsburgh Police, Campus Police and New York State Police departments, along with The Clinton County Office of Emergency Services. Our conversation begins just outside of the Angel College…

Clinton Community College Presidential Search Down to Three

Clinton Community College’s Presidential Search Committee says they’ve selected three finalists… And the college is hosting forums for the public to meet the candidates… In an email to WNBZ.. The committee is encouraging members of the community to attend the three Open Forums to meet each of the finalists… There is an open forum today…

Battle of Plattsburgh 2016 – Schedule

2016 BATTLE OF PLATTSBURGH SCHEDULE OF EVENTS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 10a.m. THE BATTLE OF CULVER HILL MEMORIAL CEREMONY Sponsored by the Town of Beekmantown Culver Hill Historical Park, State Rt. 22, 2 miles north of intersection of Rte. 374 in Beekmantown On September 6, 1814, a large British army numbering in the thousands marched through…

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,…