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Plattsburgh man accused of threatening neighbors with knife

Clinton County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a Town of Plattsburgh residence at about 8:30 p.m. June 22 after Kahlil Ambersley allegedly threatened a man and woman with a knife during a verbal altercation. — PLATTSBURGH | A Plattsburgh man is being held without bail after he allegedly threatened his neighbors with a knife.
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Clinton Co. hits vaccination milestones

PLATTSBURGH | With just one case of COVID-19 in Clinton County June 23, officials were applauding recent vaccination milestones in the region. No new cases of the virus were reported overnight, bringing a noticeable slow to cases in recent days, including a mere .3-percent rolling seven-day average. According to the...
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Clinton County, NYPress-Republican

13U Mariners top Champlain

PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton County 13U Mariners opened their season with a 7-4 win against the Champlain Cougars in a rain-shortened affair, Monday, at Veterans Park. Dom DeAngelo and Logan Hart both doubled for the Mariners, and DeAngelo also singled. Carson Duval added to the Clinton County hitting attack with...
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Walk-ins welcome at Clinton County DMV

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — Walk-ins are welcome once again at the Clinton County DMV, effective Monday. "People have been very patient and they've made comments that they're glad that we're open and they're glad that they can get their work done coming into our office again," said John Zurlo, the Clinton County Clerk.
Clinton County, NYPress-Republican

Talk tonight to discuss gypsy moths

PLATTSBURGH — Oak trees are choice fine dining for gypsy moth caterpillars. “And they avoid certain trees,” Peter Hagar, district manager for the Clinton County Soil & Water Conservation District, said. “But basically, oak trees and most other deciduous trees are their favorite. They will attack and eat conifers if...
Clinton County, NYPress-Republican

Mariners win Alex Turner Memorial Tournament

PLATTSBURGH — Veterans Park at American Legion Post 1619 was christened kindly this weekend by the Clinton County Mariners. The Mariners captured the Alex Turner Memorial Tournament title with a 14-4 victory against the Washington County Warthogs, Sunday, to cap off what was a great stretch for the team. "Overall,...
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Mobile Farmers Market kicks off 2021 Season

The Mobile Farmers Market has returned for the 2021 season, with community-based stops set across Franklin and Clinton counties. A program of the Joint Council for Economic Opportunity (JCEO) and the Heart Network, the Mobile Market provides access to fresh fruit and vegetables, baked goods and a salad bar; the market made its debut in 2018 and has since expanded its stops and offerings. The Mobile Market accepts Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits with the additional bonus of the Double Up Food Bucks Program that doubles the amount of produce SNAP recipients can purchase; customers can also use farmers market vouchers.
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Clinton County DMV opens Monday, what to expect

PLATTSBURGH — Starting Monday, the Clinton County Department of Motor Vehicles will be open for walk-in services full-time, ditching its mostly appointment-only system it operated under the last few months. The DMV will still fulfill existing appointments and bring those residents to the front of the line the day of...
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Following in his footsteps: Firefighters with generational ties

PLATTSBURGH | There are roughly a dozen fire departments in Clinton County and almost all of them are run by volunteers. Residents from towns all over the county and state volunteer at their local fire departments to help protect their communities, and by doing so they form a community of their own.
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Malone, NYPress-Republican

'We all needed each other': Couple shares journey to fatherhood

MALONE — Brenton and Darren Dumas describe their journey to fatherhood as a roller coaster. The Malone couple, both 34, began fostering 19-month-old Mia Rose in January 2020 and adopted her on April 15, paving the way for the celebration of their first Father's Day as her official dads this Sunday.
Clinton County, NYPress-Republican

Mariners christen new field with 6-0 victory

PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton County Mariners celebrated the grand-opening of Veterans Park at Post 1619 with a 6-0 win over the North Country Nationals Friday night. Kaden Myers hurled a complete-game two-hitter and struck out 11 for the Mariners. The Mariners jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the bottom...
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Plattsburgh man accused of felony drug probation violation

PLATTSBURGH | A Plattsburgh man was jailed after he allegedly violated the terms of his felony drug-sale conviction. Clinton County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Bobby Patton on a felony warrant June 17 at 9 a.m. Authorities said the arrest stemmed from alleged violations of his July 2019 drug sale and possession...
Plattsburgh, NYPress-Republican

SUNY coordinates Juneteenth Commemoration in City

PLATTSBURGH – Get a Juneteenth jump at a Plattsburgh commemoration from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in Trinity Park. Speakers will include SUNY Plattsburgh President Dr. Alexander Enyedi, Dr. Michelle Cromwell, vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion at the college; representatives from the City and Town of Plattsburgh and others.
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Clinton County to detail gypsy moth infestation

PLATTSBURGH | With homeowners hit hard by recent infestations of gypsy moths, the Clinton County Soil and Water Conservation District will soon host a free webinar to help guide residents on what they can do to combat the caterpillars in years to come. Residents in Beekmantown, West Chazy and Point...
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Inmate death at Clinton Correctional Facility

DANNEMORA, N.Y. (WCAX) - New York State Department of Corrections say an inmate has died at the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York. We don’t have many details yet, but we know the person died around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday. We are waiting on the official cause of death...
Clinton County, NYPress-Republican

Cl. Co. DSS: Foster families 'rolled with the punches'

PLATTSBURGH — While many businesses and industries shut down at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, that wasn’t the case for the child welfare system, including foster care. “We’ve always asked a lot of foster parents,” Clinton County Department of Social Services Commissioner John Redden said. “But...
Plattsburgh, NYPress-Republican

Town of Plattsburgh tackles water system project

PLATTSBURGH — The Town of Plattsburgh expects some disruption of service as it advances the next projects in its Capital Water Plan that will continue to provide safe, reliable and sustainable water and wastewater services to the residents, businesses and visitors of the Town. Work has begun on the Bluff...
Plattsburgh, NYPress-Republican

Plattsburgh airport runway to reopen on time

PLATTSBURGH — After being closed to airline traffic for more than two months, Plattsburgh International Airport’s runway is slated to reopen right on schedule at 7 a.m. Tuesday, June 22. By Wednesday, crews had already completed paving as well as temporary markings and lighting of 4,400 feet of the airstrip’s...
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Mobile Farmers Market ready for more stops

SARANAC LAKE — The Mobile Farmers Market has returned, with community-based stops set across Franklin and Clinton counties. A program of the Joint Council for Economic Opportunity and the Heart Network, the Mobile Market provides access to fresh fruit and vegetables, baked goods and a salad bar. The market made its debut in 2018 and has since expanded its stops and offerings. The Mobile Market accepts Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits with the additional bonus of the Double Up Food Bucks Program that doubles the amount of produce SNAP recipients can purchase. Customers can also use farmers market vouchers.
Plattsburgh, NYPress-Republican

NY hits 70% with at least one vaccine dose

PLATTSBURGH — Local officials applauded the news Tuesday that 70% of adult New Yorkers have received at least their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine so far. “It’s certainly been a long journey, but it is a milestone that we can all take a moment to relish and celebrate,” Town of Plattsburgh Supervisor Michael Cashman said.