Category: Local News

Town of Plattsburgh Shared Services

Michael Cashman 01

The Town of Plattsburgh is continuing to provide regular updates of the progress in their work to bring Whispering Maples Mausoleum out of receivership..  At last night’s board meeting.. Town Supervisor Michhael Cashman reminded everyone that they’re regularly updating the towns website on that progress.. The Town of Plattsburgh is also extending authority to their Highway…

Adirondack Council Joins “BeWildNY” Coalition

sigourney-weaver-bewildny-thumb

Acclaimed actress and environmentalist Sigourney Weaver is the narrator of a new video advertising campaign urging New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo to protect roughly 30,000 acres of new public land as motor-free wilderness. “New York has an extraordinary opportunity to expand Adirondack Wilderness to rival the most famous conservation landmarks in the world,” Weaver notes…

Massena Pharmaceutical Products Manufacturer Re-Opens

malone-pharmacy-thumb

Assemblywoman Russell: Massena manufacturer retaining 32 jobs, great potential for growth The general manager of a private label manufacturer and distributor of over-the-counter pharmaceutical products was preparing to expand his operation and double its number of employees this fall. But those plans suddenly changed in mid-June when the private equity firm that purchased Purinepharma in…

Supervisor Cashman Updates Whispering Pines Receivership

In an email to WNBZ, Town of Plattsburgh Supervisor Michael Cashman provided an update on the Whispering Maples Memorial Gardens (Whispering Maples) Here’s what he wrote; The work of reconstructing files and organizing the operations of Whispering Maples continues thanks to the efforts of the Court’s Receiver for operations, Ms. Connie Goedert.  Connie continues to…

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…

Downtown Revitalization Committee Meets this Afternoon

Organizers say The Plattsburgh Downtown Revitalization Local Planning Committee will hold its organizational meeting this afternoon..   The meeting is set to take place at 1pm in City Hall.  The meeting is intended to familiarize the members with the DRI Program elements and their role in it. All meetings of the DRI Committee are open to…

Schluter Systems Expanding Opertations in Plattsburgh

Schluter Systems - THUMB

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced Schluter Systems, L.P. will expand manufacturing operations in Plattsburgh, Clinton County. The tile installation systems company will invest more than $22 million to construct a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at its 40-acre location in Upstate New York. “Schluter Systems has been a key component of the North Country economy…

City Residents to Decide on City Manager vs Strong Mayor in November

Jim Calnon - City Manager Charter - THUMB

A Public Hearing on Thursday Evening at City Hall brings to light concerns about voting on Plattsburgh’s style of Government in the November Elections.Ward Five Councilwoman Becky Kasper says it’s important to let the public weigh in on this issue.. Councilwoman Rachelle Armstrong is one of those who voted no to including the referendum on November’s…

K&J – A National Diabetes Prevention Program to Open in Tupper Lake Sept 14th

Sarah Doyle & Andrea Goff at Tupper Lake Community Health Centerin Tupper Lake - THUMB

Beginning on Sept. 14th, Adirondack Health will offer a six-week comprehensive Diabetes Self-Management Education Program at the Goff Nelson Library in Tupper Lake. Taught by an interdisciplinary team of four physicians, pharmacist, dietitian/certified diabetes educator, nurse/certified diabetes educator, exercise specialist and RNs, the program will meet Wednesdays from 10am to 11am. Today we’re talking about…

Trump Cancel’s Plattsburgh Rally

TRUMP Rally 04 - Thumb

Donald Trump’s advance team spent the day working with officials in Plattsburgh to prepare for a town hall meeting at the Crete Civic Center and at around 5:15 yesterday, they sent Mayor Calnon an executed copy of the contract they’d been negotiating through the day..  A short while later, Mayor Calnon announced that he had…