Category: Local News

K&J – The Downtown Plattsburgh Holiday Parade

Today we’re looking back to Saturday’s Holiday Downtown Parade and Tree Lighting at the Strand Center for the arts.. The parade itself started down Brinkerhoff and as things were getting underway, we caught up with some of the participants in the parade.. One float in particular caught our attention..  Employees and their families in the…

Happy Thanksgiving!

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View from WNBZ office

View from WNBZ office. Photo by Claire Durham, Director of Digital Media

Could City Recreation Dept Become it’s own District?


A proposal by Plattsburgh’s Recreation Superintendent Steve Peters lays out a concept which could create a special Recreation District for Plattsburgh that would have the potential to expand beyond the City’s Borders. Peters. spoke to the City Council recently about the concept, which could create some sort of Authority or District similar to say a…

K&J – Downtown Revitalization Seeks Public Input


The Downtown Revitalization Planning process stepped into the next gear on Thursday..  as members of the regional community filled the Ianelli Meeting Room Upstairs at the Plattsburgh Public Library..  Paul DeDominicas is the Community Development Director in the City.. We Caught up with him at the library before the presentations were about to begin.. Also…

Strand Looks to Raise $6,000 for Christmas Tree Lights


The City of Plattsburgh and the Strand Center for the Arts are teaming up once again with local sponsors to hold their second annual holiday parade in December. This year, the Strand is hoping to add another $6,000 Dollars in lighting to the holiday tree in their front yard…   Ward Six Councilman Josh Kretzer is…

K&J – 115th Assembly Candidate Billy Jones Visits Studio B


In our Podcast today, we’re speaking with Billy Jones. Jones is the Democratic candidate running to win the 115th Assembly seat in New York being vacated by Assemblywoman Janet Duprey. Billy grew up on a family dairy farm in Chateaugay, New York,. He attended Chateaugay Central School and Graduated in 1992. Billy ran his family…

K&J – One on One with Legislature Candidate Simon Conroy


Today begins a two part program…  We’re speaking with the two candidates running for a Seat on the Clinton County Legislature in Area 4…  Democrat Simon Conroy is our guest today here on the program.. He’s running against Republican Devi Momot who we’ll speak with this week in part two of the program..  To get…

K&J – 115th Assembly Candidate Sheriff Kevin Mulverhill


As we all know, the election cycle has hit full gear..  One of the key races in the North Country is for the Assembly seat being vacated by Assemblywoman Janet Dupery in the 115th Distrct. We’ve already spoken with the two candidates; Democrat Billy Jones, and with Republican Kevin Mulverhill. Those two conversations were early…

K&J – Mayoral Candidates Debate at SUNY Plattsburgh


Mayor Calnon says he’s a man of action and Colin read says he’s a man of words at the Mayoral debate on Wednesday Night.. Plattsburgh’s Mayor Jim Calnon, and his Challenger Colin Read were on stage at the Glenn Gilz Auditorium in a Vision 2 Action forum to discuss the issues facing the City..One topic that has…