The gubernatorial and Congressional races may be getting more attention, but many important down-ballot races will be decided November 4th as well. The Champlain Valley Business and Professional Women’s Club held a Meet the Candidates event Thursday night in Plattsburgh. Candidates for the Assembly and Town Council discussed their platforms and answered questions.
Many communities in New York’s North Country share cross-border economic, cultural and familial ties. In the wake of the shootings in Ottawa Wednesday and the killing of a Canadian soldier in Quebec two days earlier, many are expressing fellowship with their northern neighbor.