September 4, 2015
If you can’t get enough of the Prison Break…. There’s more to come… Most likely a movie at some point… In the meantime…. The Strand Center for the Arts says they’ll be showcasing a new series of documentary photography centered on the Dannemora prison break by artist Damian Battinelli. The exhibit is titled “The Escape,” […]
August 30, 2015
The “Children’s Old Time Village Fair” will take place on the grounds surrounding the Macdonough Monument, on Sunday, Sept 13th from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. According to organizers “When you visit the fair you will feel like you have stepped back to a time when the pace of life was slower and Sunday was […]
August 28, 2015
Homeward Bound Adirondacks Treasurer Mark Moeller tells us that the group is proposing to Build a Veterans Retreat and Wilderness Education Center. Homeward Bound is Holding a Fundraiser this Saturday (Aug 29th) at Big Tupper Ski Area. Moeller says over a decade of war is taking its toll on the many individuals serving our country in uniform. […]
August 17, 2015
The Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration Committee is September 10-13. The Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration (BOPC) Admission Button is available for $15 and is available at North Country Food Co-op, Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau, Cornerstone Bookshop, Plattsburgh City Marina, Kent-Delord House Museum, Battle of Plattsburgh Association, NBT Bank, Champlain Wine Company, Cook & Gardener, Aubuchon Hardware-Skyway Plaza, and Studley Printing.
The design of this year’s Commemoration Button is by Emily Ferdinandi of Mooers Elementary School. Ms. Ferdinandi submitted a poster as part of the BOPC Poster Contest, which invites area 4th graders to design a Battle of Plattsburgh poster. Ms. Ferdinandi’s poster was selected out of more than 200 poster submissions. (… Click above for more )
August 12, 2015
The Clinton County Historical Association, as a continuation of its annual tours of historical venues and cemeteries in Clinton County, is pleased to announce an August 16th tour of Maple Hill Cemetery in Rouses Point and the former Frog Farm in Champlain. Hosted by Robert St. John, the tour will feature the history of Rouses Point’s earliest residents and Champlain’s unique history of frog farming. (… Click above for more )
August 12, 2015
Today we’re going to look ahead just a few weeks to the Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration… and this year, Mayor Calnon has tasked the City’s new Events Coordinator Sandra Geddes with helping to coordinate the logistics and the planning of all of the weekend’s activities… We sat down just outside of her office which for the summer is located on the waterfront at the City’s new Marina…. She is focused for the next few weeks on making sure the Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration goes off without a hitch. (… Click on the link above to listen, and for a complete schedule of the Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration Weekend )
August 11, 2015
So this weekend is a busy one when it comes to events in the region and one of them includes cardboard boats… Yes they sink.. but hopefully not until they cross the finish line… It’s Tupper Lake’s 3rd annual Beach Fest at the Little Wolf Campground.. and for a perspective on the weekend we caught up with an Alumn of WNBZ News… Mike Fritts… He’s the Town of Tupper Lake’s Youth Activities Director ( … Click above for more )
August 6, 2015
The Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration Committee is seeking volunteers for numerous events and activities throughout the Commemoration Weekend, which is September 10-13.
PARADE – SLIDE“Volunteers are crucial to the overall success of the Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration.” said the City of Plattsburgh Promotion & Events Coordinator, Sandra Geddes. “This event brings more than 10,000 people to the downtown City streets; our volunteers make it possible to provide the best quality events & entertainment to our guests.”
Volunteers are needed to assist with evening concerts, the popular Israel Green Tavern, the Information Booth, (… Click above for more )
August 5, 2015
The business community in Lake Placid invites all to participate in a fundraising event, “Beyond the Blaze: A Benefit for Main Street Fire Victims,” from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, at the Alpine Mall and Lake Placid Center for the Arts Main Street Gallery. The Alpine Mall and LPCA Main Street Ticket Office will host appetizer, beer, […]
August 5, 2015
The Lake Placid Center for the Arts (LPCA) thanked the community on Wednesday for supporting the 2015 “By the Light of the Silvery Moon” Summer Gala. Proceeds from the evening ensure the organization will be able to meet its mission of presenting and fostering arts programs that inspire, enrich, educate, and entertain people of all […]
August 3, 2015
Nine new exhibits have been rotated to feature original artwork in local Plattsburgh businesses as part of The Strand Center for the Arts Off-Site Gallery program.
The exhibits will be on display from now through September and each features a variety of area artists. The nine Off-Site Gallery locations include the Best Western, Valcour Imaging, Days Inn, The Development Corp, Clinton Community College, Eye Care for the Adirondacks, CVPH and the Plattsburgh Public Library.
The Strand’s Gallery and Museum Coordinator Christina Elliott says “The Off-Site Gallery Program is provided as a service to area businesses in an effort to diversify the visual environment of their offices and give local artists a different level of exposure than a typical gallery audience.” Galleries are rotated on a quarterly basis, (… Click above for More)