Category: Business

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…

Gillibrand Announces New Broadband Legislation to Expand Resources

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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) today announced the Broadband Connections for Rural Opportunities Program Act, bipartisan legislation that would help close the broadband gap in rural areas to help ensure that all New Yorkers have access to affordable, high-speed Internet. This bill would expand resources available for building high-speed broadband infrastructure by creating a new…

K&J – AMC Breaks Ground on New Surgical Services Department

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A ground-breaking ceremony at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake on Wednesday symbolizes the official beginning of construction of the new Surgical Services Department at the Hospital in Saranac Lake.. It’s a $22 Million Dollar project…  And part of the larger $36 Million Dollar Future of Care campaign.. Which will also include the new Lake…

Massena Pharmaceutical Products Manufacturer Re-Opens

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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…

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

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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…

Saranac Lake Helping Visitors Find their Way

The Village of Saranac Lake Parks and Trails Advisory Board (PTAB) and Community Development Department are announcing the Village Wayfinding signs and seeking sponsors for the signs.  Wayfinding signage point towards recreational opportunities in our Village of Saranac Lake, as well as welcoming visitors and directing them to points of interest. The Wayfinding signs allow our…

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…

New York A.G. Announces New Lawsuits against Volkswagen

NY A.G. SCHNEIDERMAN, MASSACHUSETTS A.G. HEALEY, MARYLAND A.G. FROSH ANNOUNCE SUITS AGAINST VOLKSWAGEN, AUDI AND PORSCHE ALLEGING THEY KNOWINGLY SOLD OVER 53,000 ILLEGALLY POLLUTING CARS AND SUVS, VIOLATING STATE ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh announced lawsuits today against Volkswagen AG…