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Phyllis Wells passed away at 82 roughly a year ago.
It’s no longer about tweaking the health care system, says Chandler Ralph, President and CEO of Adirondack Health.
Someone said, in the wake of the horrific tragedy that claimed the lives of 26 individuals in Newton, Connecticut, 20 of them children, that the families had likely already purchased Christmas gifts for the deceased.
They gathered at the Old Post Cemetery in Plattsburgh as part of Wreaths Across America, a coordinated, nationwide event at military cemeteries across the United States.
Area business people got together and held a free clothing event at the North Country Co-op.
Mary Alice Shemo of People for Positive Action organized a candlelight vigil in Trinity Park in Plattsburgh in response to the senseless tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut.
Roughly 500 graduated at Plattsburgh State’s annual winter commencement ceremony.
The anthrax came in the mail, immediately exposing several senior citizens. The community flooded the Clinton County Health Department’s medication site, where staff were expected to process at least 50 individuals every 15 minutes. The drill went better than expected.
Allegiant Air is offering new, nonstop jet service between Plattsburgh and Fort Meyers/Punta Gorda, via Punta Gorda Airport, beginning Feb. 23.
While one man sat with the children in a home in Altona, police pulled over a woman for speeding. They found drugs in the car and eventually discovered a meth lab in the home the children lived in.