Category: Outdoors

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…

Could City Recreation Dept Become it’s own District?

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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

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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

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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 – 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…

Adirondack Council Joins “BeWildNY” Coalition

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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…

Battle of Plattsburgh – Friday’s Schedule

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 11a.m. CRAB ISLAND MEMORIAL SERVICE, Crab Island Crab Island was the site of a War of 1812 Army field hospital. It is also the final resting place for at least 150 British and American sailors who perished in the pivotal Battle of Plattsburgh. Hurriedly buried together in a series of trenches, the…

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…

Rainbow Ushers in Cooler Temps

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This double rainbow made an entire half circle at about 8pm on Sunday night during sunset as the rain moved off to the east and the sun set in partly cloudy skies to the West. The bright rainbows meant that it could have been one of the best times to find that pot of gold…

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,…