Phyllis Wells passed away at 82 roughly a year ago.
It’s no longer about tweaking the health care system, says Chandler Ralph, President and CEO of Adirondack Health.
Someone said, in the wake of the horrific tragedy that claimed the lives of 26 individuals in Newton, Connecticut, 20 of them children, that the families had likely already purchased Christmas gifts for the deceased.
They gathered at the Old Post Cemetery in Plattsburgh as part of Wreaths Across America, a coordinated, nationwide event at military cemeteries across the United States.
Area business people got together and held a free clothing event at the North Country Co-op.
Mary Alice Shemo of People for Positive Action organized a candlelight vigil in Trinity Park in Plattsburgh in response to the senseless tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut.
Roughly 500 graduated at Plattsburgh State’s annual winter commencement ceremony.
The anthrax came in the mail, immediately exposing several senior citizens. The community flooded the Clinton County Health Department’s medication site, where staff were expected to process at least 50 individuals every 15 minutes. The drill went better than expected.
Allegiant Air is offering new, nonstop jet service between Plattsburgh and Fort Meyers/Punta Gorda, via Punta Gorda Airport, beginning Feb. 23.
While one man sat with the children in a home in Altona, police pulled over a woman for speeding. They found drugs in the car and eventually discovered a meth lab in the home the children lived in.
A traffic stop last week ultimately led to the arrest of a pair of local men charged with running a meth lab. Jason C. Donah, 32, and Kelly D. Meseck, 33, both of Plattsburgh, were charged with third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, a felony, according to New York State Police.
It’s the largest children specialty apparel retailer in North America. Anyone from newborns to teenagers can find clothes on its shelves. And it’s coming to Plattsburgh.
Impeerium helps people move forward with confidence and skills. The goal is to empower them to begin pursuing their goals and wants. “Whatever that person wants, we are here to assist,” said Sheri King, Program Director at Impeerium Peer Network located at 14 Healey Avenue in Plattsburgh.
John Krueger spoke at the North Country Chamber of Commerce’s 100th anniversary celebration in a room packed with members and representatives from various businesses and local officials.
David Patrick likes to spend his time examining old documents and newspaper articles and connecting the dots. “A lot of historical information has been lost or forgotten about as people have died,” Patrick said. “Many people today do not know much about the Town of Champlain’s history, yet there are hints all around us of what people did 100 or 200 years ago.”
The multi-colored strobe light seemed to keep beat to the thumping of the bass as feet and fists flashed in the darkness.
The North Country Chamber of Commerce is among the elite. It is now ranked among the top 1 percent of America’s chambers. Recently, the United States Chamber of Commerce awarded the North Country Chamber of Commerce 5-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organization and positive impact on the region.
There are cookies and milk. Pony rides are also available, and balsam trees are waiting to be decorated. But most importantly, Santa and Mrs. Claus are going to spend time with the children.
A calm overtakes Dr. Haagen Klaus when he measures teeth. “It is very systematic,” Klaus said. Through the study of skeletons, he can learn the totality of the lives he is investigating.
Victoria St. John could use a donated vehicle. A gas card someone else paid for would be nice. She’d just like to see a slight rise in donations, which have dropped considerably over the past few years.
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Public education is increasingly squeezed each year.
The Saranac Central School District superintendent is leaving with mixed emotions.
Firefighters offer holiday safety tips for families
You can’t just toss your old television in your car and then chuck it with the trash.
Shortly after midnight Tuesday morning, an ambulance heading to CVPH Medical Center left the roadway.
World Diabetes Day is a global event that unites millions of people trying to get the word out about the dangers of diabetes in more than 160 countries.
Alison Doh-Carter wants people to understand that mental illness is a physical disease.
Students learn by sinking boats.
Plattsburgh Yarn & Gifts opens for business.
Jaime H. Gaudette, 36, was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison with two years post-release supervision.
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During the months leading up to the election several people ranted about socialism, claiming the country was headed that way or that this or that political candidate was a socialist.
Shine On! inspires girls to be strong and confident. It empowers them and teaches them that beauty is not just on the outside. The local program that strives to build resiliency in girls is up to win a $10,000 grant in the AVEENO “Be An Active Natural Challenge.”
Plattsburgh Housing Outlet scares up its volunteers each year to provide children with a safe venue for trick-or-treating.
In an attempt to bolster its financial position in 2013 and beyond, CVPH Medical Center laid off 17 employees. A total of 9 of them were management and the remaining 8 were hourly staff members.
Clinton Community College students joined Veteran Jimmy Duvall’s peers and the community to honor veterans at the campus on top of the hill overlooking Lake Champlain.
Today, we remember the men and women who defended freedom and preserved America’s heritage, said Robert St. John. Strength resided in the justice of our cause and determination made us better warriors, said the commander of American Legion Post 912 in Rouses Point.
A Champlain man threatened to kill children. He claimed it would be his way of offering a lesson in accountability. Ultimately, Andre Levesque, 42, was sentenced to nine months in Clinton County Jail for making a terrorist threat.
They didn’t want to be just another group that sat in the basement complaining. They wanted to be a politically independent civic action group, with an emphasis on action.
The Northern Tier community gathered for a Veterans Day Celebration at American Legion Post 912 in Rouses Point.
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Depending on whom one speaks with, most residents in Mooers do not want a new library.
Crazy 8 is coming to Plattsburgh. The children’s clothing store, which was launched to compete with other successful children’s retail stores, should open in Champlain Centre this spring.
Clinton Community College hired Shovan as its new vice president for administration and finance.
North Country Family Health on Route 11 in Champlain is officially part of Hudson Headwaters Health Network.
Dollar General is coming to the City of Plattsburgh’s South End. And it is a large one at that.
The Cumberland Bay Barbershoppers are presenting their 53rd annual show, “Memories are Made of This,” at Giltz Auditorium at Plattsburgh State at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10.
More than 200 signed up and raised more than $23,500 for the third annual Plattsburgh Polar Plunge for Special Olympics New York.
This was the nastiest race Republican Janet Duprey has ever participated in.
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As you read this, will all my friends still like me?
his weekend, the North Country will gather for cooking demonstrations, to learn seasonal recipes and more at the Taste of Home Cooking School event in Plattsburgh.
Police make additional meth arrests in the area.