PLATTSBURGH — WAC Lighting, a leading manufacturer in the lighting and ceiling fan industry, recently announced its pending acquisition of Swarovski Lighting Ltd.'s operational Schonbek assets, including the manufacturing plant on Industrial Boulevard here. 


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the Black man’s neck in a case that triggered worldwide protests, violence and a furious reexamination of racism and policing…

A muscular squirrel shows off his physique as he pops up out of the grass while looking for a snack to check out his surroundings near the Plattsburgh State tennis courts. The little one seemed to be enjoying a nice breeze while searching for some food.

A couple fled their home after flames broke out on the second floor


PLATTSBURGH — The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation began an experimental pen-rearing project for Atlantic salmon in the Saranac River and Salmon River in hopes to revive a dwindling population this spring.


Local super says instructions, handed down by governor, will provide sufficient flexibility for a nice ceremony.


Diane Carter of Plattsburgh sent in this photo of a coyote wandering by her trail cam in Churubusco around noon on March 7. “Have to be aware the coyotes or coydogs are out there and the importance of keeping an eye on your pets,” Carter wrote. The P-R welcomes reader-submitted photos of loc…


Plattsburgh leaders sign compact to end lawsuits, foster future cooperation.

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Say executive orders are 'feel-good laws', gun control too politicized


Rosenquest: lists City-Town Compact, community engagement and recreation progress as early accomplishments.

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