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Dan Alexander

Daniel E. Alexander

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

We read and hear way too much these days about the media, from trust and bias concerns to outright news fabrication. more

Feb 22, 2017 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

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PLATTSBURGH — The United Way of the Adirondack Region Campaign Team gathered last week to report their annual fundraising effort has meet their goal. more

Feb 20, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

Trust. Now there’s a word worth its weight in gold. more

Feb 15, 2017 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline 1 Comments

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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

The Superbowl has truly become The Event the vast majority of us looks forward to each year as it brings the nation and even many parts of the world to a standstill. more

Feb 8, 2017 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

I had the privilege last week to attend Governor Cuomo’s meeting in Plattsburgh, one of many meetings he is holding around the state, stumping for support of his 2017 budget proposal. more

Feb 1, 2017 7:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Things are moving here in the North Country. more

Feb 1, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

Yes, football is on my mind as I write today on Championship Sunday as four NFL teams battle for the chance to represent their conference in the Superbowl. more

Jan 25, 2017 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Those who choose to commit terror have been around since the beginning of time. more

Jan 18, 2017 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

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Talk about ending with a bang. more

Jan 18, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

Sun Community News featured in a PrimePay blog post. more

Jan 11, 2017 12:00 PM SunCmty Blog

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

We’ve heard it before but it continues to be relevant today, “A house divided against itself can not stand”. more

Jan 11, 2017 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

A friend of mine sent me an interesting speculative piece on upcoming technology changes that could alter how we conduct our lives. more

Jan 4, 2017 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

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

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

I can’t help but wonder if the fast pace of a wireless society these days, where we are overloaded with too much information, much of which is over glorified, lends to how quickly the years seem to slip by. more

Dec 28, 2016 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Those who choose to commit acts have no respect for themselves, our laws and certainly no respect for life itself. We must get to the root of the issues that cause these frequent events and seek solutions for the good of all. more

Dec 16, 2016 12:00 PM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Sooner or later we all need a helping hand and no local organization does more to assist our local non-profit support agencies than the United Way. more

Dec 7, 2016 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

We read and hear way too much these days about the media, from trust and bias concerns to outright news fabrication. more

Feb 22, 2017 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Trust. Now there’s a word worth its weight in gold. more

Feb 15, 2017 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline 1 Comments

The Superbowl has truly become The Event the vast majority of us looks forward to each year as it brings the nation and even many parts of the world to a standstill. more

Feb 8, 2017 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

I had the privilege last week to attend Governor Cuomo’s meeting in Plattsburgh, one of many meetings he is holding around the state, stumping for support of his 2017 budget proposal. more

Feb 1, 2017 7:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Yes, football is on my mind as I write today on Championship Sunday as four NFL teams battle for the chance to represent their conference in the Superbowl. more

Jan 25, 2017 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Those who choose to commit terror have been around since the beginning of time. more

Jan 18, 2017 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

We’ve heard it before but it continues to be relevant today, “A house divided against itself can not stand”. more

Jan 11, 2017 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

A friend of mine sent me an interesting speculative piece on upcoming technology changes that could alter how we conduct our lives. more

Jan 4, 2017 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

I can’t help but wonder if the fast pace of a wireless society these days, where we are overloaded with too much information, much of which is over glorified, lends to how quickly the years seem to slip by. more

Dec 28, 2016 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Those who choose to commit acts have no respect for themselves, our laws and certainly no respect for life itself. We must get to the root of the issues that cause these frequent events and seek solutions for the good of all. more

Dec 16, 2016 12:00 PM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Sooner or later we all need a helping hand and no local organization does more to assist our local non-profit support agencies than the United Way. more

Dec 7, 2016 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

2016 was never expected to go the way it has, but I’ve got a feeling that trend will make for a nail biter come this fall. We may be about to witness the greatest drama American politics has ever seen.” more

Nov 30, 2016 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

We’ve seen new levels of passion in the country and around the world as a result of the most recent election campaign. more

Nov 23, 2016 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Very few of us saw this one coming. Watching the voting go down to the wire made for an exciting and historical election. more

Nov 16, 2016 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline 1 Comments

I’m writing this column Sunday evening, as I do every week. We have one more day of a campaign that has been far too long and far to nasty. more

Nov 9, 2016 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Many feel that as this election nears the national nightmare will soon be over and life can get back to “normal”, if there is such a thing. more

Nov 2, 2016 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

In last week’s column I wrote about the influence money is having on the national media. more

Oct 26, 2016 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

We’ve witnessed the process growing worse election by election, but clearly this year’s campaign has now reached new depths. more

Oct 19, 2016 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

By nature, we are each unique and different. We want to pursue our own path in life and in nearly everything we do. more

Oct 12, 2016 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Last week’s first Presidential Debate between Secretary Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump produced lots of Monday morning quarterbacking but failed to generate any knockout punches. more

Oct 5, 2016 6:00 AM Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

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