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October 18, 2013

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Plattsburgh Town Court to close Election Day

PLATTSBURGH — The Town of Plattsburgh Town Court and offices, 151 Banker Road, will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 5, for Election Day.

Anyone scheduled to appear for this court session is to appear at the following Tuesday, Nov. 12, court session at the same appointed time. 


Taxpayer Association to host candidate Q&A

CUMBERLAND HEAD — On Thursday, Oct. 24, the Cumberland Head Taxpayers Association will host local candidates in question-and-answer forums at the Cumberland Head Fire Department. 

Colin Read and Gerard Renadette, candidates for the Clinton County Legislature Area 4 seat will take part in the Q&A at 6:30 p.m.

Tom Metz, Michael Cashman and Bill Brudvig, candidates for the Town of Plattsburgh Town Council will participate in a session at 7:30 p.m. 

Paul Lamoy, also vying for a Plattsburgh Town Council seat, declined to attend, a press release said.

The meeting is open to the public.


SUNY Plattsburgh plans emergency training exercise

PLATTSBURGH — SUNY Plattsburgh will conduct a full-scale emergency training exercise in Beaumont Hall from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 25.

Emergency crews will take part, and so fire trucks and other emergency vehicles may, at times, block the Beaumont parking lot. 

Also, those helping to stage the event will park behind Redcay Hall, so that lot may be full.

Anyone wanting quick access in and out of campus should find alternate parking.

Space will be available in the lot behind Sibley Hall. The parking shuttle leaves from that lot every 15 minutes and stops at various points around campus. 

A downloadable shuttle map is available at


Roden-Tice named distinguished teaching professor

PLATTSBURGH — SUNY Plattsburgh officials will unveil the portrait of Dr. Mary Roden-Tice — the college’s newest distinguished teaching professor — at a ceremony set for 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, in Feinberg Library.

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