Plant Saved: A massive fire destroys a warehouse at Schluter Systems in Plattsburgh but firefighters are able to save the company’s manufacturing plant. The fire isn’t expected to have any impact on the plant’s 200 workers or customers.
Medals Ceremony: After nearly 70-years, Joseph Burnell, a World War Two veteran from Altona, finally gets his medals.
International Flights: The region’s economic development council sets it sights 6-million dollars in state economic aid to expand the airport in Plattsburgh in hopes of luring international flights.
Room To Heal: 22 new state-of-the-art rooms that provide hospital patients and their families with more privacy, are opening at the medical center in Plattsburgh next week. It’s part of an 8.6 million dollar renovation project.
Noisy Fall Visitors: Thousands of very noisy fall visitors have stopped off for a visit on Lake Champlain on their yearly migration south.
Benefit Concert: The sound of music helps the survivors of the train disaster in Lac-Megantic as several musicians perform at a benefit concert held at Clinton Community College. For more information or to make a donation visit clinton.edu or call the college's Ian Burcroff at 518-562-4200.
Bridge Work: Work begins on replacing the longest bridge in New York State over the Hudson on Interstate 87, a 4-billion dollar project.
Crowning Achievement: A steel spire manufactured in Montreal puts the new world trade center skyscraper in New York City in the record books.
On The Drawing Board: A local restaurant helps to raise money for a new community treehouse along the Saranac River. To learn more about the Max Moore memorial tree house project visit saranacrivertrail.org.
Oprah-approved: Dating in the digital age, Tomeka Weatherspoon talks with local author Elizabeth Cohen about her new book which is being called “a must read” by Oprah Winfrey, herself.