Breaking News from Plattsburgh

Find the latest Plattsburgh News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

SkyWest from Plattsburgh 'a real home run'

PLATTSBURGH - Plattsburgh International Airport has officially awarded a contract to SkyWest. The Federal Department of Transportation signed off Tuesday on the deal, which provides daily air service from Plattsburgh International Airport to Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C., and rep

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-20 23:25:56

Longtime Anchor Kristin Kelly to leave WCAX News

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Sometimes we have important news to deliver about ourselves and that is the case today. This news is both sad and exciting. Kristin Kelly is preparing to leave us for an opportunity outside television. "It will be hard to leave here. Channel 3 has been a huge part of my life,"

WCAX - 2018-03-20 01:18:00

A tuneup for things, big and small

PLATTSBURGH - The Aging Mastery Program shows seniors how to make incremental tweaks in their daily lives for optimal, stress-free flow. The 10-week workshop was designed by the National Coalition of Aging and is offered at 1 p.m. Tuesdays at the Senior Center in Plattsburgh. "This is actually the t

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-20 20:38:56

Fire displaces one in Keeseville

KEESEVILLE - One person was displaced by a fire Tuesday at 46 Grove St. in the hamlet of Keeseville. Carol Baker, the lone resident in Apartment 2, is staying with family members until minor repairs can be made to the residence, Keeseville Volunteer Fire Department First Assistant Chief Grant Brass

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-20 22:41:54

Charge dismissed against Mooers woman in hypothermia death

PLATTSBURGH - A judge has dismissed the indictment of criminally negligent homicide against Amanda Yelle, and her court records have been sealed. The Mooers woman's case was resolved in Clinton County Court today, five days after her co-defendant, Jason LaFountain, admitted to that same charge in th

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-20 22:18:00

Rouses Point won't allow bitcoin mining

ROUSES POINT, N.Y. (WCAX) Another Northern New York community is putting a halt to bitcoin mining-- at least for now. Rouses Point said it has gotten dozens of requests from cryptocurrency miners because of its affordable electric rates. The village says it's concerned because if it exceeds the amou

WCAX - 2018-03-21 00:46:00

SkyWest to begin air service out of Plattsburgh International Airport

PLATTSBURGH, NY - PenAir lost it's bid to keep essential air service in Plattsburgh. The word from the U.S. Department of Transportation late Tuesday afternoon. Instead, the department chose SkyWest to bring service to the North Country for the next two years. Branded as United Express SkyWest wi

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-03-21 01:41:46

Many support local filming of ;Escape"

DANNEMORA - Filming of the Showtime series "Escape from Dannemora" has brought excitement to the area but has also disrupted routine. The traffic detours and closures of streets, and sometimes businesses, has prompted some griping. But most people responding, via Facebook and email, to a Press-Repub

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-20 18:20:41

Grant to help bring treatment to addicts in the Adirondacks

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) St. Joseph's Addiction Treatment and Recovery Center and its 13 locations are pretty well known around the North Country. "We treat the disease in terms of we try and educate and inform and offer information for individuals that are going through recovery and their family me

WCAX - 2018-03-20 01:20:00

Plattsburgh-D.C. connection formally gets greenlight

File photo The federal DOT has officially approved SkyWest as Plattsburgh International Airport's Essential Air Service provider. SkyWest will provide 12 nonstop trips to Washington-Dulles airport every week, starting in July, at an average fare of $105. PLATTSBURGH | The federal Department of Trans

SUNCOMMUNITYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Lookback: Week of March 19 to March 26

The Blizzard of '93 cost New York state and local governments an estimated $129 million in snow removal alone, according to preliminary reports to the Governor's Office. Essex County officials estimate the costs of clearing county roads to run more than $200,000. Franklin County has spent an estima

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-19 09:00:00

Burlington Police issue description of Pine St. burglary suspect

BURLINGTON, Vt. - Burlington Police are still looking for a burglary suspect Sunday. Saturday, Burlington Police Department told Local 22 & Local 44 News a a man entered a woman's Pine Street apartment, showed her a gun and demanded cash. Sunday, police issued a description of the man. Officers are


Plattsburgh officials OK cryptocurrency moratorium

The Plattsburgh Common Council imposed a moratorium on new commercial cryptocurrency operations for the next 18 months. But cryptocurrency, blockchain and cybersecurity experts are concerned that Plattsburgh may be missing out on an opportunity to be at the cutting edge of a blossoming industry. Pho


Burglar threatens family with gun

BURLINGTON, Vt. Burlington Police are looking for a man who reportedly broke into a woman's home and threatened her family with a gun. Police say the burglar broke into the Pine Street house Saturday night demanding money. The victim convinced him they had none. The man ran away. No one was hurt. If


Police try to ID fraud suspect

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Do you recognize this woman? South Burlington Police say she used a stolen debit card to make purchases from the Shaw's in South Burlington earlier this month. They say the card was used in two other spots in Chittenden County, as well. If you know who she is, South Burl

WCAX - 2018-03-19 19:02:00

Plattsburgh, NY Council Bans Cryptocurrency Mining for Next 1.5 Years

After debating the issue for some time, Plattsburgh city council in New York has passed a moratorium on Bitcoin mining operations on March 15th for the next year and a half. The measure, which passed unanimously, means no new crypto mining companies will be able to benefit from the cheap electricity


South Burlington Police attempting to identify possible fraud suspect

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. - South Burlington Police are trying to identify a female from surveillance footage, related to a reported fraud at Shaw's. Police say on March 8, the victim advised his debit card was stolen, and used fraudulently at Shaw's in South Burlington, as well as two other locations i

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-03-19 17:37:12

Plattsburgh putting brakes on bitcoin boom

PLATTSBURGH - After hearing from both sides of the issue, City of Plattsburgh councilors voted Friday to impose an 18-month moratorium on any new cryptocurrency operations in the city. But it can be lifted at any time if the city gets a handle on how much electricity cryptocurrency operations can us


2 New Yorkers caught cashing forged checks

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. New York State Police say they have arrested two men for cashing forged checks in Plattsburgh. They say James Garrow Junior of Plattsburgh and William Sloan Junior of Keeseville cashed the checks at banks over the last three days. Police arrested both Friday on multiple counts of f


Plattsburgh becomes first in nation to ban bitcoin mining

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) Bitcoin mining could get more expensive in New York. Thursday, the New York Public Service Commission ruled local power authorities in upstate New York can charge a higher rate for electricity to those running a cryptocurrency company. Bitcoin mining companies tend to use a