Expansion Takes Off: Plattsburgh International Airport moves ahead with plans for a 55-million dollar expansion to add 3 more jet runways and several more ticket counters to PIA. County legislators say the expansion will be funded by airport ticket and parking fees, not county taxpayers.
Finch Timberlands: The governor gets more directly involved in deciding how to regulate thousands of acres of newly acquired land in the Adirondacks after hearing from municipal leaders concerned the Adirondack Park Agency is leaning toward a recommendation that would greatly restrict public access.
Prison Cutbacks: Chateaugay, NY unites to try to save its prison and more than a hundred jobs.
Big Payout: Local leaders urge voters to approve the proposition on the November ballot that would allow the first phase of new casinos in New York. They say it will bring more than 16-million dollars a year into northern New York counties to pay for schools and lower property taxes.
Steeple Fire: An iconic landmark on the campus of St. Lawrence University is lost to fire.
Rock Star: Jack LaDuke introduces us to a sculptor who’s creating some amazing works of art in the Adirondacks.
Rock Legends: A reunion of some local legends was music to the ears of the organizers of a weekend-long benefit to help renovate the historic strand theater in Plattsburgh. To learn more click here.
Complete Streets: Planners look to the future developing new streets and highways with bikers and walkers in mind in the greater Plattsburgh region. A symposium will focus on the topic on Tuesday, October 15th at Clinton Community College. To learn more click here.