Category: Business

City of Plattsburgh Wins $10 Million Downtown Revitalization Grant

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In early May, Governor Cuomo and the North Country Regional Economic Development Council (NREDC) announced a $10 million opportunity for 10 communities with an existing and progressing Downtown area.  Today, several community members gathered at the Strand Theater and cheered as Governor Cuomo announced that Downtown Plattsburgh is one of the 10 communities to receive…

K&J – Plattsburgh as a Manufacturing Hub

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The SUNY Field House will play host to more than 135 businesses today a the 28th annual Business Expo gets underway..  And as a preview we’re going to look at two things that are happening for the manufacturing industry in Plattsburgh and the surrounding region…   The Business Expo begins today with something new.. A chance…

Mayor Calnon Visits Momot Elementary for a Reality Check

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Fifth graders at Momot Elementary were greeted on Tuesday afternoon by Plattsburgh’s Mayor Jim Calnon.. Mayor Calnon was there to speak with them about the dangers of smoking.. Tuesday was “World No Tobacco Day” an opportunity for tobacco prevention professionals to spread the awareness of the harmful effects of tobacco and the unmasking of marketing…

K&J – The 18th Annual Salute to Labor in Clinton County

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Salute Honors former Congressman Bill Owens, Clinton County Legislator (Area 9) John Gallagher, and retired Major William “Bill” Badger.  It’s been 18 years of recognizing the Women and Men of Labor. That’s how the night begins at the Rainbow Wedding and Banquet Hall in Altona Thursday night as both Democrats and Republicans gathered to salute…

K&J – Local Revitalization in Saranac Lake

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Village Trustee Paul Van Cott is chair of the Saranac Lake Local Development Corporation.. The group is now less than a week away from submitting their proposal to the state as part of the Governor’s $10 Million Dollar Downtown Revitalization Initiative..  And he says the concepts for that proposal are coming together..The Village Board, last…

K&J – Tourism Marketing & Branding for Tupper Lake

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In today’s K&J show here on WNBZ we’re spending some time in the Visitor Information Center in Tupper Lake with Michelle Clement who is the Marketing Manager for Tupper Lake and Hamilton County in the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism. In a few weeks they’ll be hosting an open community discussion to continue their work identifying…

Mobile Dental Center Returns for the Summer

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Adirondack residents have yet another reason to smile now that the Adirondack Health Mobile Dental Clinic has announced its summer schedule.  The Mobile Dental Clinic will serve the communities of AuSable Forks and Tupper Lake on Thursdays from now through October. The “dental clinic on wheels” accommodates residents ages three and older in communities where…

K&J – A Discussion of North Country Economic Development

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When it comes to economic development in our region one thing that sometimes complicates a communities goals for growth is that there are multiple agencies all focused on different aspects of growth.. Not only on the state level but also at the Federal Level..  Jon Cardinal is Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s Director of Economic Development..  He…

Clinton Breaks Ground on Institute of Advanced Manufacturing

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The Institute of Advanced Manufacturing (IAM) at Clinton Community College is one step closer to becoming a reality. Today, the College officially broke ground on the 30,000 square foot facility. The IAM will be a state-of-the-art facility designed to support advanced manufacturing throughout the region. In a brief ground breaking ceremony, Clinton’s educational, community, and industry…

City of Plattsburgh Seeks Proposals for Food Service at the Plattsburgh City Beach and Plattsburgh City Marina

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The City of Plattsburgh invites proposals from interested individuals and businesses to provide food service options at the Plattsburgh City Beach and the Plattsburgh City Marina.  RFP documents can be found on www.cityofplattsburgh-ny.gov and the City of Plattsburgh’s Recreation Department webpage, www.plattsburghrecreation.com.  The City of Plattsburgh is seeking energetic, innovative vendors who are interested in…