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City of Plattsburgh to detour traffic Thursday, Friday

PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh has announced roads closures and detours for Thursday, Sept. 20, and Friday, Sept. 21.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-09-19 21:10:00

Survivors of college dorm fire speak at SUNY Plattsburgh

On Jan. 19, 2000, Shawn Simons and Alvaro Llanos were roommates beginning their second semester of their freshman year.

MYNBC5.COM - 2018-09-19 22:30:00

Plattsburgh man charged with grand larceny

PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh man is facing charges that he tried to cash and deposit fraudulent checks.About 2 p.m. last Friday, State Police received a call from UFirst Financial Credit Union on Rugar Street, Town of Plattsburgh about forged checks.Credit Union employees said a customer had cashed a


Woman rescued by Coast Guard after boat capsizes on Lake Champlain

"She helped aid in her own rescue by wearing a life jacket and storing her phone in a waterproof case," said Kenneth Stuart, the command duty officer at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England's command center.

WCAX - 2018-09-19 07:33:00

Controlling the Lamprey population in Lake Champlain

If you’re a fisherman you probably know whatSea Lampreys are.Thriving in Lake Champlain, they attach themselves to Atlantic Salmon and Lake Trout, feeding on their blood and body fluids, and eventually kill them.

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-09-19 22:45:56

Police: Parole violation led to meth bust

SARANAC LAKE — A Saranac Lake man who was wanted on a parole violation had a "significant amount" of meth and materials used to make the drug in his apartment, police say.Bernard J. McCormick, 34, was arrested Aug. 30 by Saranac Lake Village Police and charged with violating his parole.Jennifer M. P

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-09-19 14:45:18

Tentative new contract agreement for UVM Medical Center nurses

COLCHESTER, Vt. - After ten months of intense negotiations, UVM Medical Center and its nurses' union have reached a tentative agreement on a new, three-year contract.

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-09-20 03:52:46

Barnett, McLane send Peru over Plattsburgh High

PLATTSBURGH — Peru won 7 of 10 events en route to its, 87-67, victory over Plattsburgh High in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference swimming Tuesday.Olivia Barnett and Emily McLane each won a pair of individual events to lead the Indians.Barnett scored first-place points in the 200-yard freestyle (2

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-09-19 05:15:00

Plattsburgh water tower adds welcoming message

Plattsburgh's big water tower off exit 37 of I-87 has received a makeover. After sandblasting and repainting the tower, the town decided to add the words,"Welcome Bienvenue to Plattsburgh."

MYNBC5.COM - 2018-09-18 23:37:00

A major cryptocurrency exchange is trolling the New York attorney general

It probably wasn't the smartest move. Roughly 24 hours after a major report from the New York state attorney general's office led officials to declare that the cryptocurrency exchange Kraken is "possibly operating unlawfully in New York," the exchange apparently decided the best response was to thu

MASHABLE - 2018-09-19 22:00:03

New York Can’t Afford to Let New Jersey Pass Retail Pot Alone

With New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy leading a fast-track push to legalize recreational marijuana, pot dispensaries could soon be as close as a seven-minute train ride from Manhattan. Once people start hopping the PATH train to Jersey City to purchase marijuana, New York lawmakers will start feeling

MSN.COM - 2018-09-19 09:55:29

Manipulation, Fraud and Abuse: New York Attorney General Issues Stern Warning Against Cryptocurrency Exchanges

In a lengthyreporton the “Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative,” New York’s Attorney General argues that online cryptocurrency exchanges are vulnerable to manipulation, fraud and other types of abuse. Consumers of these platforms therefore “face significant risks” from hackers and the exchange oper

HACKED - 2018-09-19 14:01:49

2 Mount Pleasant Arrests In New York State Police Weekend Sweep

On Sept. 16, State Police from SP Cortlandt arrested Kyron K. Nicome, 38, of Jersey City, NJ, for DWI. He was traveling on the Sprain Brook Parkway in the town of Mount Pleasant when he was stopped for a vehicle and traffic law violation. Investigation revealed that he was impaired by alcohol, polic

PATCH - 2018-09-19 18:26:25

Traffic detoured off Rugar Street and over Sandra Avenue

PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh said today that there will be a detour on Rugar Street from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.All westbound traffic on Rugar Street will be detoured down Sandra Avenue and up Park Avenue West.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-09-18 14:47:16

Military holding exercise at Plattsburgh airport

PLATTSBURGH — If you were driving around the Plattsburgh area Monday afternoon, you may have spotted some military planes flying in low and slow.Units from the Army Reserve and Air Force Reserve are conducting a two-day joint mobility exercise at Plattsburgh International Airport.About 50 reserve se


Former Rice teacher faces more voyeurism charges

In their investigation, police turned up what appeared to be "upskirt" photos of Rice students, staff and women in the community.

WCAX - 2018-09-18 17:40:00

Dorms, offices merge at Macomb Hall

PLATTSBURGH — Macomb Hall is the new hot spot on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus.The dormitory reopened this semester after a year of renovations, and Director of Housing and Residence Life Steve Matthews said the residence hall is in the spotlight."Every time we renovate a building, it's the most popul

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-09-19 11:30:00

Adult Day Health Center urges awareness of service programs

PLATTSBURGH — Plattsburgh Rehabilitation and Nursing Center’s Adult Day Health Center will observe National Adult Day Services Week.Activities are planned at the center to celebrate the week, with a special celebration for its registrants Wednesday that will feature a 1960s theme with tie-dying, bin

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-09-18 19:42:00

Lampricide treatment of Saranac River to start Wednesday

The New York State Department of Health recommends that treated river water, which will contain treatment concentrations of the lamprey control chemicals TFM and Niclosamide, should not be used for drinking and other household purposes, fishing, swimming, irrigation or watering livestock.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-09-18 15:28:57

'Escape' crew make appearance at Emmys

PLATTSBURGH — North Country residents may have had an inside scoop for one presentation at the 70th Emmy Awards.When it came time Monday night to announce the Emmy for Best Limited Series, the three presenters who walked onstage were Ben Stiller, Patricia Arquette and Benicio del Toro.No mention was

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-09-18 22:36:48