NY state hosting tourism summit to boost economy
At previous summits, the governor has announced some action intended to kick-start the business. A similar announcement is expected Wednesday.
Essex County shortens bar hours
If the measure wins state approval, taprooms in Essex County will have to close an hour earlier.
Apartment plan altered
Some neighbors continue to voice concerns about the proposed development in the City of Plattsburgh.
Area Safelite has new manager
Jim Cayea was manager of the Windshield World in Plattsburgh before the chain was acquired by Safelite at the start of the year.
Business briefs: May 5, 2013
Realtor of the Year; Executive named; Recognition received; Business mixer; Forgotten funds.
Franklin County OKs bed-tax law
Approval is now needed from the State Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo to allow a 5 percent fee to be charged to overnight guests, with the money collected going toward tourism efforts.
Assistance extended for Pfizer employees
The pharmaceutical firm successfully petitioned for Trade Adjustment Assistance for those who remain working at the Rouses Point plant.
Pipeline office planned in Malone
New customers will be able to sign up there for service from the $41 million natural-gas transmission system under construction in northern Franklin County.
Essex County proceeds toward shortened bar hours
A vote next Monday will decide whether tap rooms in Essex County must stop serving alcohol an hour earlier.
Nova Bus lands major contract
The Plattsburgh company will make 300 buses for the Chicago Transit Authority for no more than $148 million.
Town featured in Legislative Gazette special section
The Town of Plattsburgh received eight pages of exposure in the newspaper, which came out April 23.
- 'Mountain Lake Journal' makes changes The PBS program will move from Thursday to Friday, with veteran correspondent Jack LaDuke and others adding to content.
CV-TEC director to retire
Dr. Barry Mack stepping down after decades leading Plattsburgh career-training school.
CV-TEC realigns career path programs
The school has created a Health Careers Academy and a Heavy Equipment and Mass Transit Tech program.
City approves outdoor dining
Requests from three downtown restaurants to use parking spaces in front of their businesses approved by council despite some concerns about safety and the loss of parking.
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