Plattsburgh, NY, Oct 29, 2009 — Yesterday, two of the three candidates for New York's 23rd congressional district House seat took part in a public forum in Plattsburgh, hosted by SUNY Plattsburgh's Chapter of United University Professions and its Student Association, and by the League of Women Voters of the Plattsburgh Area. The Democratic and Republican candidates, Bill Owens and Dede Scozzafava, participated. Conservative candidate Doug Hoffman declined. NCPR's Brian Mann and Lindsey Lyons, president of the Student Association were co-moderators.
(05/16/2014) State officials say a former town book-keeper in Altona in Clinton County embezzled $23,500 of taxpayer money. The alleged wrong-doing was found in an audit released yesterday by the New York State Comptroller's office.