Edward Lee Wheeler Arrested for 2021 South Carolina Bank RobberyNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
The Small Town In New York Boasting is the Sweetest Day Trip DestinationOnlyinyourcityNewsBreak Contributor
Plattsburgh to Orlando Flights Are a BreezeEric NiemietzNewsBreak Contributor
The Fall of a Drug Empire: Inside Plattsburgh's High-Stakes RaidRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
Rulf's Orchard an Extraordinary Taste of AutumnEric NiemietzNewsBreak Contributor
NY sheriff sounds alarm on migrants crossing Canada border, warns cartels 'thrive in our very own backyards'
An upstate NY sheriff will testify before a House subcommittee that the border crisis is straining rural communities and allowing cartels "to thrive."
Local Dannemora Resident Arrested Following Domestic Dispute on Flagg Street
On December 4, 2023, State Police arrested 30-year-old Cody J. Grenier from Dannemora following a domestic dispute. Grenier was charged with menacing 2nd and criminal possession of a weapon 3rd. The incident took place on Flagg Street in Dannemora village.
Killers suing NY prison system over treatment after Dannemora escape
Albany, N.Y. — Five convicted murderers and a parolee are suing state prison officials for violating their constitutional rights following the 2015 escape of inmates Richard Matt and David Sweat from Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora. In a case that went to trial Monday in U.S. District Court in...
Wanted suspect from NY charged in Upstate bank robberies
A suspect from New York has been charged in two Upstate bank robberies over the last two years. The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office says, 34 year old Edward Lee Wheeler of Brooklyn was apprehended by task force officers, last month.
Local Redford Man Arrested for Drunk Driving After Damaging Property on State Route 3
On December 4, 2023, Joel L. Favaro, a 31-year-old from Redford, NY, was arrested for drunk driving. The arrest followed a property damage incident on State Route 3, Saranac, where Favaro was involved.
Federal Aid Coming to Clinton County: SBA Loans to Assist Local Residents and Businesses Affected by July Flooding
Governor Kathy Hochul has confirmed that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will extend federal aid to Clinton County, New York, residents and businesses affected by July 2023's heavy rains and flooding. The SBA will provide low-interest loans to eligible parties for recovery purposes. This aid is part of a new SBA initiative aimed at offering additional financial support to disaster-stricken rural areas. This is the first time New York has tapped into the federal Disaster Assistance for Rural Communities program, enacted in June 2023.
Plays of the Week Nominees (12/4 – 12/7)
The ABC22/FOX44 Play of the Week Nominees are her for the week of December 4th. The nominees include: VOTE HERE!
Historic Carpenter’s Flats Bridge Reopens: Improved Safety and Accessibility for Clinton County Residents
Governor Kathy Hochul has confirmed the completion of significant construction on the Carpenter’s Flats Bridge in Clinton County, New York. The $6.2 million project, started in the summer, has enhanced the durability of the historic bridge on State Route 9. Built in 1941 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the bridge was raised by over three feet to mitigate flood and ice jam risks. The project also incorporated safety upgrades for North Country travelers.
North Country hospital to fill key positions using guest worker visas
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) - A new program is aimed at tackling the shortage of health care workers in northern New York. The initiative makes use of the federal J-1 visa program, which allows visitor visas for skilled health care professionals in areas with a demonstrated need. The UVM Health Network says around 100 positions need to be filled in the region, including roughly 20 positions at CVPH in Plattsburgh.
Northern Border Regional Commission launches J-1 Visa waiver program to address health care challenges in the region
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — In a significant move aimed at bolstering the health care sector in the Northern Border Region, the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) announced the initiation of a J-1 Visa Waiver Program during a press conference held in Plattsburgh on Tuesday. The program is designed to attract...
New charges brought against man arrested for hit and run in Plattsburgh
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — On Friday, Dec. 1, New York State Police arrested Thomas Lance, of Albany on additional charges following a hit-and-run crash in September. Lance was arraigned in Clinton County Court for one count of second-degree murder, first-degree manslaughter, and grand larceny. The charges stem from an incident...
saint albans, VT Residents: Your Future Kittens Best Friend Awaits!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near saint albans.
Today the gas price is close to $3.53 in Chazy as of 2023-12-05. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.229, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
30 Days of Giving 2023, Day 5: SUNY Plattsburgh Students Help Feed Local Communities
Greek life at SUNY Plattsburgh came together this fall to help community members in need during the holiday season. School fraternity and sorority organizations competed in a food drive competition that lasted six weeks during the fall semester. Each week organizations competed to see who could collect the most food items for donation. Beginning in October, all donations were collected in the fraternity and sorority lounge, ending just before the Thanksgiving holiday.
In St. Albans, some 911 dispatch infrastructure is showing its age
The hilltop trailer that holds critical equipment linking Franklin County’s primary 911 dispatchers with the outside world is in ailing shape and likely years overdue to be replaced, officials said. Read the story on VTDigger here: In St. Albans, some 911 dispatch infrastructure is showing its age.
2 off-duty Burlington cops cited for speeding on motorcycles
ST. ALBANS, Vt. (WCAX) - Two off-duty Burlington Police officers face charges after police say they were caught speeding and driving recklessly on motorcycles in St. Albans. It happened on October 19th. A Franklin County Sheriff’s deputy clocked three men going upwards of 100 mph in a 35 mph zone on Swanton Road.
Photo: $1K SeaComm holiday donation helps local families
PLATTSBURGH | In keeping with its corporate holiday tradition, SeaComm recently donated $1,000 to JCEO's food pantry — money that will be used to provide local families with nourishing food and make their lives a little less stressful. JCEO's CEO Nicole Laurin was joined by SeaComm Plattsburgh's Branch Manager...
Unchain the Power Within: A Captivating Journey of Love, Resilience, and Hope
Event Name: Our American Family Documentary Screening. Location: Strand Center for the Arts, Plattsburgh, NY. Hey there, my fabulous friends! I have some incredible news to share with you today. Are you ready for an unforgettable evening that will touch your hearts and open your eyes? Well, mark your calendars because on December 6, 2023, the Strand Center for the Arts in Plattsburgh, NY will be hosting a breathtaking event that you simply cannot miss!
Weekly Safety Report: Bar Fight, Medical Crash, and Lost Equipment in Clinton County, New York
This week in Clinton County, New York, there were three incidents that occurred. These incidents include a bar fight resulting in felony charges, a driver suffering a medical event crashing into a garage, and the Plattsburgh Fire Department seeking help in recovering lost emergency equipment.
Initiative announced to recruit doctors to northern border communities
Federal, state and health care officials gathered at the Vermont Health Network’s CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh today to announce the start of a program intended to help recruit new physicians to the northern border region. The Northern Border Regional Commission is a federal agency created in 2008 that...