Happy post-Thanksgiving week to you all, and thanks, weather gods, for reminding us it is, in fact, winter. Man, is it winter.
There are many stories in the papers so far this week with opportunities to do nice things for other people because...
It’s that time again: Burlington paper Seven Days has put out its annual Adirondack issue, in which Queen City reporters wander west.
Two years ago, the issue raised eyebrows on the New York side of the lake with this snide review of Plattsburgh...
Dec 21, 2001 — Plattsburgh Salvation Army Captain Dennis Cregan will sleep in a carboard box tonight to draw attention to the plight of the homeless during the holidays. He'll also be raising money and supplies to be shipped to lower Manhattan. Go to full article
Nov 26, 2001 — The body of a hunter was recovered over the weekend after a fatal boating accident on Lake Champlain. Twenty-year-old Joseph Rostak from Plattsburgh drowned on Friday. As Brian Mann reports, three other men survived the accident. Go to full article
Oct 01, 2001 — Last week, a group of Mohawk singers and dancers performed at SUNY Plattsburgh. The Keepers of the Eastern Door come from Kahnawake, a small town in Quebec on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River. Their performance mingles tradition with the dancers' personal styles. Brian Mann reports. Go to full article
Sep 19, 2001 — A teach-in is scheduled for 1 pm at Plattsburgh State, allowing students and teachers and the greater Plattsburgh community a chance to discuss and learn about the potential local, national and global impacts of last week's national catastrophes. Jody Tosti reports. Go to full article
Sep 18, 2001 — Martha Foley talks with Jonathan Slater, a Plattsburgh State professor, who accompanied three charter busloads of students heading to New York City last weekend for their first visit home of the year. Go to full article
Sep 07, 2001 — The Battle of Plattsburgh--what was once seen as a frontier skirmish may have been a defining moment in America's history. Brian Mann has the third part of our series on Lake Champlain's maritime history. Go to full article
Jul 09, 2001 — A commuter airline based in Plattsburgh is struggling to avoid bankruptcy. Commutair has announced that the company will cut staff and sell half of its airplanes. Brian Mann reports. Go to full article
Jun 14, 2001 — Gloria Feldt, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the nation's largest reproductive rights group, visited Plattsburgh to help the regional chapter, Northern Adirondacks Planned Parenthood, celebrate its 30th anniversary. David Sommerstein spoke with Feldt, who urged supporters to mobilize in a tricky political landscape. Go to full article