Category: Travel / Tourism

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…

Lake Champlain Film Festival Starts Wednesday

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This November 16-20 the Lake Champlain International Film Festival plans to outdo itself. With more films and visiting filmmakers than ever before, the festival will spotlight women in film and issues concerning drug abuse. Comedy, Drama, Horror, Experimental, and Documentary films from all over the globe will play alongside panel discussions featuring experts and filmmakers.…

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 – 115th Assembly Candidate Billy Jones Visits Studio B

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In our Podcast today, we’re speaking with Billy Jones. Jones is the Democratic candidate running to win the 115th Assembly seat in New York being vacated by Assemblywoman Janet Duprey. Billy grew up on a family dairy farm in Chateaugay, New York,. He attended Chateaugay Central School and Graduated in 1992. Billy ran his family…

K&J – One on One with Legislature Candidate Simon Conroy

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Today begins a two part program…  We’re speaking with the two candidates running for a Seat on the Clinton County Legislature in Area 4…  Democrat Simon Conroy is our guest today here on the program.. He’s running against Republican Devi Momot who we’ll speak with this week in part two of the program..  To get…

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…