• Editorial: Getting the most out of the Strand

    Two recent achievements have moved the Strand Theatre closer to becoming the downtown Plattsburgh focal point that people have spent years envisioning.

    June 12, 2014

  • Triple Crown: harder and harder

    Well, the Belmont Stakes has come and gone for another year, and, as everybody who has ventured out of the basement in the past few days knows, 2014 did not deliver a Triple Crown in the sport of horseracing.

    June 11, 2014

  • Editorial: CCC losing successful leader Shock was the predominant -- and appropriate -- reaction when word circulated that President John Jablonski and Clinton Community College would be parting ways.

    June 10, 2014

  • Editorial: A cautionary tale of two towns Obviously, supervision is a big piece of the job of town supervisor.

    June 8, 2014

  • D-Day prayer

    In tribute to the heroes who died June 6, 1944, and in recognition of the significance in history of "D-Day," the Press-Republican reprints the prayer offered that day by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

    June 6, 2014

  • Editorial: Zombie-property measure passable North Country communities aren't the only municipalities facing the problems created by vacant and abandoned residential properties.

    June 5, 2014

  • Editorial: Congratulations to the losers Let's all give a tip of the hat for everyone who ran in or at least attended the Biggest Loser half-marathon and 5K races in Plattsburgh last Sunday.

    June 4, 2014

  • Editorial: An unfortunate comparison Plattsburgh has the misfortune -- or, to some, very good fortune -- to be situated practically within shouting distance of Burlington, Vt.

    June 3, 2014

  • Editorial: New York falling behind Astonishingly, the right of a person to speak out on a matter of importance to the public is still in peril in New York state.

    June 1, 2014

  • Editorial: Respond now to drug problem The New York State Legislature and U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer are separately launching an urgently needed assault on the heroin problem in the nation, state and region.

    May 30, 2014