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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh will refund $30,578 in taxes and lose $6-7,000 in annual revenue through an Article 7 challenge from a local shopping center. more

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PLATTSBURGH | This city can’t survive unless it has room to grow. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Five families displaced by flooding at Underwood Estates earlier this year have returned home. more

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PLATTSBURGH | SUNY Plattsburgh has an economic impact of more than $307 million annually and has helped create or sustain 4,238 jobs, a new college-backed study says. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh will move forward toward completing the Saranac River Trail. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Citing a need to attract 3,000 families to the region by 2040, the City of Plattsburgh has purchased 42 acres of land in the Town of Plattsburgh for $1.2 million, and plans to attempt to annex the property and relocate the city-owned... more

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PLATTSBURGH | As the number of local taxi companies continues to rise, county officials are considering designating an official cab company for Plattsburgh International Airport and imposing regulations on cabs that pick up passengers there. more

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PLATTSBURGH | A resolution that would authorize Mayor Colin Read to decline $1.1 million in state funding to complete the Saranac River Trail (SRT) remains on the table. more

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PLATTSBURGH | This summer the Lake City will play host to a variety of sporting events along the shores of Lake Champlain. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The city’s year-to-date spending report was presented to the Plattsburgh Common Council last week, and lawmakers appeared cautiously optimistic about the results — though one councilor warned that their work is far from done. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The state is advising the City of Plattsburgh to put the brakes on the next phase of the Saranac River Trail project, citing a lack of confidence in the city’s ability to meet a state-mandated engineering deadline. more

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PLATTSBURGH | This year’s Ianelli Award went to a local couple with years of service in their respective industries. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Five days after taking the helm as the new Rotary District 7040 Governor, Martha Weaver made her first official visit to the Lake City last week. more

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PLATTSBURGH | A local law that would have imposed new restrictions on feeding feral cats in the City of Plattsburgh was shot down. more

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PLATTSBURGH | As the deadline looms for city council hopefuls to file designating petitions, Plattsburgh’s Democratic and Republican parties are still seeking candidates for local office. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Tara Powers, a marketing and communications consultant, has signed on as the new special events coordinator for the City of Plattsburgh. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Colin Read isn’t a communist.  But since the city imposed an 18-month moratorium on cryptocurrency nearly four months ago, the City of Plattsburgh mayor has gotten an onslaught of emails telling him he is. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Just four months into the City of Plattsburgh’s moratorium on cryptocurrency, lawmakers are poised to repeal the law and move forward with revisions to the city code, safety standards and more. more

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PLATTSBURGH | City of Plattsburgh patrons may soon see more stringent parking enforcement in the downtown core. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council last week unanimously rejected funding for volunteer animal rescue group Animal Welfare and Rescue Services (ARWS). more

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No day goes by when I don’t explore some fresh way to look at the City of Plattsburgh’s challenges. more

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When I need advice, I assemble a number of very thoughtful people who I know have a great diversity of perspectives. more

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For centuries, rural cities grew. Geography was on their side, and population growth and technological innovation kept the economic pie growing. more

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Tonight I witnessed a Congressional Debate. This week I’ve been witnessing a community debate. more

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Let’s continue with a discussion started last week. more

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Congress has taken it upon itself to produce for us the most profound tax reform in more than a generation. I wish them well, but I have my concerns. more

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In a couple of weeks, New Yorkers once again go to the polls. It’s been an interesting year since we’ve last done that. more

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Last week the City of Plattsburgh suffered a fate long in coming. more

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Last week I noted that a number of Nobel Prize in Economics winners of late have studied something called behavioral economics. Many economists find that very disturbing. more

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This week the Nobel Committee awarded its Nobel Prize in Economics to Richard Thaler, a behavioral economist. more

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Clinton Community College recently had a ribbon-cutting for its new Institute for Advanced Manufacturing (IAM). more

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Centuries ago, economists subscribed to the Labor Theory of Value. Consistent with that theory, America uniquely chose to have employers bear the brunt of health care. more

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You’ve been following the difficult budget process for the City of Plattsburgh this year. more

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The City of Plattsburgh Common Council just completed their last bulk of 2018 budget amendments. I’m grateful for their hard work. It’ll make a difference for years. more

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You’ve heard about it, but few have been touched by it — yet. Neither even existed before 2008. I’m referring to Bitcoin and its Brooklyn rival, Ethereum. more

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Congress finds itself in a pickle. Okay, I’ll bite. more

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The other day, I hosted a group of Montreal students bicycling through Plattsburgh. more

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I remember from decades ago a skit at the dawn of the space race. more

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There was a time when almost anything seemed affordable. more

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Our leaders recently administered two important votes. more

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