Category: Politics

Town of Plattsburgh Shared Services

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The Town of Plattsburgh is continuing to provide regular updates of the progress in their work to bring Whispering Maples Mausoleum out of receivership..  At last night’s board meeting.. Town Supervisor Michhael Cashman reminded everyone that they’re regularly updating the towns website on that progress.. The Town of Plattsburgh is also extending authority to their Highway…

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…

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…

City Residents to Decide on City Manager vs Strong Mayor in November

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A Public Hearing on Thursday Evening at City Hall brings to light concerns about voting on Plattsburgh’s style of Government in the November Elections.Ward Five Councilwoman Becky Kasper says it’s important to let the public weigh in on this issue.. Councilwoman Rachelle Armstrong is one of those who voted no to including the referendum on November’s…

Trump Cancel’s Plattsburgh Rally

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Donald Trump’s advance team spent the day working with officials in Plattsburgh to prepare for a town hall meeting at the Crete Civic Center and at around 5:15 yesterday, they sent Mayor Calnon an executed copy of the contract they’d been negotiating through the day..  A short while later, Mayor Calnon announced that he had…

Next Step for Downtown Revitalization; More Community Feedback

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In early May, Governor Cuomo and the North Country Regional Economic Development Council (NCREDC) announced a $10 million opportunity for one community in this region with an existing and progressing Downtown area. In early July, community members gathered at the Strand Theater and cheered as Governor Cuomo announced that Downtown Plattsburgh would receive the $10 million award. The award was…

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…

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 – Independence Day in Plattsburgh

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A full day of activities in Plattsburgh and Downtown, the 4th of July parade kicks off from Jay street, where we had an opportunity to speak with local organizations, candidates and many other parade participants. Click on the link below to listen; K&J – 070516 – Plattsbugh’s 4th of July Parade And if you haven’t…

Kevin Mulverhill Kicks Off Assembly Campaign

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Kevin Mulverhill, Republican candidate for the State Assembly’s 115th District, joined family, friends, local residents and elected officials at his campaign kick-off press conference Wednesday in Plattsburgh at the Clinton County Government Center. Mulverhill, the sitting Franklin County Sheriff, addressed a crowd of supporters and media on the importance of giving a voice to North…