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Clinton Co. Public Transit to grow presence in the county

PLATTSBURGH | Public transit can be an easy and inexpensive way to get around town. For some, it may be the only means of transportation. It also is a service that many may not realize is offered in such a rural and vast area as Clinton County. Clinton County Public...
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Suspicious package at CCC deemed a hoax

PLATTSBURGH | Reports of a suspicious package at Clinton Community College prompted a massive police response Aug. 5, but authorities said the claims were determined to be a hoax. On Friday, Aug. 5, New York State Police and Clinton County Sheriff’s officials brought a swift response to the Plattsburgh campus...
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Suspect in deadly Plattsburgh stabbing pleads not guilty

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) - The man who police say stabbed a North Country woman to death pleaded not guilty to the charges on Thursday. Vincent Abrams appeared in Clinton County court on Thursday, facing charges of robbery, criminal possession of stolen property and murder for the death of Melissa Myers, 40.
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Grants help upgrade North Country EMS departments

Emergency services departments in New York State are getting some help in the form of $100 million in grants, with the Clinton, Essex, and Franklin County Departments all receiving just over $1 million each. The grants will be awarded through the Statewide Interoperable Communications Grant and the Public Safety Answering...
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State Police investigate suspicious package at Clinton Community College

On Friday, August 5, 2022, the New York State Police in Plattsburgh responded to a suspicious package report at Clinton Community College in Plattsburgh. Troopers and Clinton County Sheriff’s Deputies cleared the building with no suspicious packages located. The investigation has deemed the call was not credible and was...
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Clinton County Public Transit to discontinue CCC shuttle

Clinton County Public Transit will not bring back a seasonal shuttle to a local college this fall. The agency, also known as CCPT, says the route that offered a connection between Clinton Community College’s main campus and its dorms saw a sharp decline in ridership when the dorms closed a few years ago. That has continued even with several changes to try and encourage student use.
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New report on obesity in North Country reveals need for healthier habits

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) - A staggering new report on obesity in the North Country has the Clinton County Health Department working to help the community establish healthier habits. “Eat in a way that’s going to make you feel good,” said Annie Hutchinson, a registered dietician at Gifford Health Care in...
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For the love of the fair

4-H clubs return from pandemic pause along with new shows, auctions and more. PLATTSBURGH | For some, the Clinton County Fair symbolizes tradition. For others, it’s the rows of tasty treats, carnival rides and the colorful midway. But for others, it’s the joy of agriculture- the slow summer nights strolling cattle barns and sunny days of livestock shows and horse competitions.
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Clinton County Public Transit discontinues CCC Express shuttle

CLINTON COUNTY, N.Y. — Clinton County Public Transit announced it will discontinue service on its seasonal CCC Express shuttle beginning this fall, citing a sharp decline in ridership. The agency said the route, which once offered a connection between Clinton Community College’s main campus and its dorms, has seen...
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Clinton County Fair hosts 4-H cattle show

MORRISONVILLE, N.Y. — There are all types of rides and attractions at the Clinton County Fair, but if you steer in the right direction, you will find the 4-H cow show. "I don’t care if I win, I just do it for fun," said Logan Russell, one of this year's 4-H cattle show competitors.
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Search underway for missing man at Green River Reservoir

New report on obesity in North Country reveals need for healthier habits. A staggering new report on obesity in the North Country has the Clinton County Health Department working to help the community establish healthier habits. Updated: 5 hours ago. Your Wednesday evening outlook. Presidential picks: Who do Vermonters want...
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Reducing the impacts of flooding in the Lake Champlain watershed

We might be in a drought right now, but experts say flooding is an issue being taken very seriously on both sides of the lake. Over the years we have seen how quickly rain or melting snow can create flooding across the region. The good news is, you can take...
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Clinton County Fair underway

MORRISONVILLE, N.Y. (WCAX) - Nothing says summer like going to the fair, and Clinton County, New York, residents are celebrating the opening day of the annual event. For Donald Duprey, a day at the fair is a day well spent with his grandkids. “We’re making memories,” said the Beekmantown resident. “It’s a good place to spend a day and relax and enjoy people.”
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Video: Clinton County Fair 2022 walkthrough

MORRISONVILLE, N.Y. — The Clinton County Fair kicked off on Tuesday, July 26 and runs through Sunday, July 31. Not sure what to expect from this year's fair? Check out our video walkthrough of the fairgrounds for a closer look at all the fun, games and food you can expect to see at this year's event.
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Clinton County Fair expects 10,000 fair-goers by Sunday

MORRISONVILLE, N.Y. — Tuesday, July 26, 2022, marked the opening day of the Clinton County Fair's 74th anniversary. The fair has the most vendors it has ever had this year, with 31 food vendors and 42 other types of merchants. There was a one-year hiatus during the summer of...