Nearly a year after the announcement of $10 million in state revitalization funds, the city of Plattsburgh has formally rolled out their tentative plans for the Downtown Revitalization Initiative. more

Feb 22, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

While watching TV this weekend, I heard a commercial for a large furniture chain store that announced, “Don’t miss the final week of our Presidents’ Day sale!” more

Feb 21, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials


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Essex County is moving forward with plans to construct a new senior meal nutrition kitchen at the Essex County Fairgrounds in Westport. more

Feb 15, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials 1 Comments

As someone in their late twenties, it feels a bit bold to use the phrase “back in my day”. But this past weekend’s winter storm got me thinking about what snow days were like when I was a kid. more

Feb 14, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

So apparently there was some sort of big football game last Sunday? At least that’s what I heard; I was too busy at the snack table to pay much attention to what was on TV. more

Feb 7, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials 1 Comments

Things are moving here in the North Country. more

Feb 1, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

We’ve all heard — and probably all used — the phrase “Keeping up with the Joneses.” more

Jan 31, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as the new assistant editor of The Eagle. more

Jan 25, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

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Darren McGee Darren McGee- Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

Talk about ending with a bang. more

Jan 18, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is zipping around the state this week giving six localized state of the state speeches. more

Jan 11, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

What does that mean... New Years Resolution? more

Jan 10, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials 1 Comments

It was one of the final burning questions of the year: If the state would take over from local governments the cost of providing lawyers to the poor. more

Jan 4, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

As John F. Kennedy said, “Change is the law of life and those who only look to the past and present are certain to miss the future.” more

Jan 4, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

Regardless of where you stand on the classification of the Boreas Ponds Tract, on one point it seems everyone agrees — the state dropped the ball... more

Dec 28, 2016 6:00 AM Editorials


John Gereau

We took the opportunity over the last two weeks to meet with the two big stakeholders and listen to their reasoned arguments regarding the classification of the 20,578-acre Boreas Ponds Tract in the Essex County town of North Hudson. more

Dec 22, 2016 6:00 AM Editorials


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