Plattsburgh

New York News
1:53 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

New Mayor And City Council Inaugurated In Plattsburgh

Judge Mark Rogers (left) delivers oath of office to Plattsburgh Mayor James Calnon
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The new mayor and Common Council in the city of Plattsburgh were sworn in on New Year’s Day.

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New York News
1:11 am
Wed November 6, 2013

New Mayor Elected in Plattsburgh

Voters in Plattsburgh elected a new mayor Tuesday.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Mayoral Candidate Questions Lack of Filings by Opponents

Plattsburgh City Hall
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

A candidate in the Plattsburgh mayoral race is questioning the timeliness of the filing of his opponents’ campaign paperwork.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

New City Resident Garners Signatures For Mayoral Run

Independent Chris Rosenquest

Independent Chris Rosenquest was on the steps of Plattsburgh City Hall this morning to announce that he has gathered enough signatures to be placed on the November ballot as a candidate for mayor. The entrepreneur and small business owner is attracting attention in the race because he lived in Seattle until earlier this month.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Democratic Candidates Announced as City of Plattsburgh Looks to Replace all Top Elected Officials

Plattsburgh City Hall
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

All of the top elected positions in northern New York’s largest city are up for grabs in the November election. The Republican Mayor of Plattsburgh announced in April that he would not run for reelection. And none of the incumbent members of the city’s Common Council will run to return to their seats on that governing body.

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New York News
2:00 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

Plattsburgh Mayor Will Not Run for Reelection

Don Kasprzak
Credit City of Plattsburgh

The Republican Mayor of Plattsburgh has announced he will not run for reelection.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

Plattsburgh Ranks Well in Global Cities of the Future Survey

Foreign Direct Investment magazine has issued its biennial ‘Cities of the Future’ rankings.  Montreal and New York City rank highly on the major metropolitan lists. Plattsburgh, New York also ranks in the top five micropolitan areas of economic potential.

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New York News
5:10 pm
Wed November 21, 2012

Northern NY City Deploys Hi Tech Tourism Technology

Plattsburgh City Hall
Credit WAMC

The city of Plattsburgh is deploying high technology information kiosks to enhance tourism opportunities in the city

City officials announced Wednesday that a network of walk-up touchscreen kiosks will be installed in the city.  

The PlattInfo screens will provide information in English and French on restaurants, shopping, venues, events and points of interest in the city.  

Mayor Don Kasprzak says Plattsburgh is one of the first cities to use such technology and it will be made available on the internet and mobile devices.  

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New York News
12:20 pm
Tue October 2, 2012

Mayor Submits Budget With Criticism of State Mandates

Plattsburgh NY City Hall
WAMC

The proposed 2013 budget for the city of Plattsburgh has been released.  The Mayor says “lack of meaningful reform” in Albany and an “underperforming pension fund” made it one of the most difficult to craft since he has been in office.
    

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New York News
12:20 pm
Wed September 26, 2012

Public Hearing Held on City of Plattsburgh Redistricting Plan

Plattsburgh Election Ward Changes 2012
WAMC

The City of Plattsburgh Redistricting Committee held its public hearing on the plan to change the city’s wards last night.

Restricting Committee Chair Peter Ensel called the meeting to order, read the rules and called for comments.

And they waited.

But no resident came to City Hall to comment on the new ward structure that the committee spent months re-mapping. Chair Peter Ensel was surprised that no one showed up.

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