The Saranac High School graduation took place Friday, June 26 at the SUNY Plattsburgh Fieldhouse, coming just hours after the announcement of the death of Richard Matt, one of the two escaped Clinton Correctional Facility inmates.
Peru’s 2015 commencement Saturday, June 27 was all about butterflies.
City and state police descended on Route 3 in Plattsburgh on Friday, when the Glens Falls National Bank in the Plattsburgh Plaza was robbed by a man claiming to have a gun.
One war is enough for any man. Curtis Banker nearly fought in three.
As spring threatens just over the horizon, what better way to celebrate than with a Math Madness Ice Cream Social?
The long slog is over; the United Way of the Adirondack Region announced recently that they have not only met, but surpassed their fund raising goal for 2015, raising a total of $725,413.
The term Biggest Loser brings about a host of mental images: sweat, tears and exhaustion.
Senior citizens having to lug their groceries to their second or third floor apartments; that’s been the reality at Watson Memorial Senior Housing in Mooers since their elevator broke down five years ago.
Joe Bruno is a Willsboro fixture. About the only time the 95 year old has left his home town was when he was fighting the Germans across the hedgerows and fields of northern Europe.
When fire tore through the former St. Mary’s school in Champlain, it took with it more than just memories of a beloved school-house.
Clinton County’s Civil War history is rich and extensive, and a new two book set produced by the Clinton County Historical Association explores some of that history.
The United Way of the Adirondack Region announced this week that they have just passed the half-way mark of their fundraising goal for this year’s campaign.
Spirits are running high at Elmore SPCA this holiday season, and Santa is on his way to lend a helping hand.
Nurses at the Intensive Care and Step-Down units of UVMHN-CVPH are looking for the public’s help in providing warm hats and mittens for needy area children.
For fans of Gordie Little’s children’s books, good news is on the way. Little recently discovered a manuscript, which had been lost for over a decade.
Many Town of Plattsburgh residents received reason to cheer recently, when it was announced that NYSEG will be extending its distribution natural gas to another 1,000 houses and businesses within the town.
Karen Bisso, Conservative challenger in New York’s 115th Assembly district, has filed a complaint alleging ethics violations against incumbent Janet Duprey (R, I).
For some area churches, renovations are more a sign of resiliency than one of decay.
Congressional candidate Aaron Woolf’s (D, W) campaign made a swing through the Plattsburgh Housing Authority this week.
When Yankee Medical closed in Plattsburgh this past April, breast cancer survivors in the North Country were left with a dearth of mastectomy apparel suppliers. In fact, it left none.
For many soldiers, war doesn’t end just because your plane has touched down on home ground.
Santa has at least one elf we know by name, and he works year ‘round in a small garage in Chazy.
This past week, Elise Stefanik (R, C, I), congressional candidate for New York’s 21st district, spoke at the North Country Chamber of Commerce Business Forum.
Mixed emotions are running through the staff and volunteers at the Elmore SPCA in the wake of the closure of the Adirondack Humane Society (AHS) in Plattsburgh.
It’s a small, interconnected world, and many in the North Country are on the edge of their seats watching the progression of both the Ebola and Enterovirus D-68 viruses in the United States.
It may not be readily visible, but many experts agree that there is a homeless crisis in the North Country.
North Country Public Radio (NCPR) is welcoming a new voice to the North Country, along with opening a dedicated news bureau in Plattsburgh.
SUNY Plattsburgh is in the midst of a serious face-lift, and better energy efficiency will be one of the end results of all their work.
The night shift staff at the CVPH Emergency Care Center (ECC) may look to the curious visitor more like a busy ant colony than the well oiled medical machine that it ultimately is.
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer made his second appearance in the North Country in as many months this past week, calling for local support for the Federal Export-Import Bank.
The iconic Valcour lighthouse is slated for a long-awaited fall face lift.
The Clinton County Historical Association recently hosted a World War I historical camp for youth ages 9 - 14, similar to their yearly Civil War camp.
A suspect is in custody following a fatal stabbing that left one dead in Plattsburgh Sunday night.
There is a cat problem in parts of North Country, and it is threatening to overrunn the handful of animal welfare agencies trying to stem the tide.
GOP gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino rolled into Plattsburgh on Tuesday, July 29 on a hop-scotching tour around New York state, hammering Andrew Cuomo on a scandal rapidly threatening to overshadow his re-election campaign efforts.
Ninety-three year old Earl Morrow sat in a folding chair in the shade cast by the wing of a B-17 bomber, the same type bomber he jumped out of high over Germany in 1944, only seconds before it exploded.
Wine lovers rejoice and safely take to the roads.
It was like something out of a horrible movie that you know can’t be real, except that it was real.
The normally quaint Twin Ponds campsite is gearing up for about 2,000 music lovers to descend on the park for two days of music, camping, culture, art and all around good vibes.
When it rains, it pours, and when it pours, the roof at the Peru Community Church Fellowship Center isn’t keeping it out.
JCEO of Clinton and Franklin Counties is geared up for their first ever Community Action Angel’s Field Day at the Cadyville Red Park, July 26.
When Robert Stoneberger walked across the graduation stage in a bright red cap and gown this past weekend, he finished a journey interrupted over 70 years ago.
This past weekend, Plattsburgh High School held commencement ceremonies for the class of 2014 in the wake of the tragic loss of two young Plattsburgh High students. One of those students, Taoufik Maknani, was scheduled to graduate at that ceremony.
Twin Mercury 150 motors rumbled to life, and the 25 foot patrol boat slipped from its berth past millions of dollars worth of sail boats and cabin cruisers, out onto the big lake.
Infant clings to life in Boston hospital
Two young children are dead and a third is clinging to life in a Boston hospital following a structure fire at 918 Clintonville Road in the Town of AuSable Tuesday evening.
Hungry children struggle in school and suffer all day long.
Organizers of the Lake George Music Festival, a 10-day tenure of concerts that showcases promising young musicians, is seeking families to volunteer to serve as hosts to its 2014 student participants.
Big things are brewing at Livingoods restaurant in Peru.
The youth movement in local farm-to-table agriculture is continuing in the Champlain Valley, and it’s even drawing motivated young farmers from across the country. At least that is the case at North Country Creamery here.
June marks the one-year anniversary of First Weekends in Plattsburgh, a grassroots community group formed for the purpose of bringing people to Plattsburgh’s historic downtown business district, and appreciation of the ‘Burgh’s burgeoning art scene.