Numerous members of the regional manufacturing and workforce development communities joined elected representatives who came together in Plattsburgh recently for a MOU signing between Clarkson University and Clinton Community College to show their support for the partnership that supports advanced manufacturing, engineering and workforce training used across the North Country and New York State.
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Clinton Community College has announced a “Campus Showcase” event, set for Saturday, June 8th, from 9 am to 2 pm. This free event is geared toward professionals in a career but looking for a change, and high school seniors who aren’t sure of what their plans are for the fall, or anyone who is curious about learning what Clinton Community College has to offer. » Continue Reading.
Babe Didrikson’s visit to the North Country in 1934 was historic, especially for Plattsburgh, where it was acknowledged as one of the greatest moments in the city’s history. She was an American hero (thanks to a startling performance in the 1932 Olympics), undeniably one of the world’s top athletes, and a phenomenon because of her high levels of talent in various sports. Plattsburgh’s remote location in New York’s northeast corner makes it difficult to get noticed, so Didrikson’s visit was regarded as a major coup.
Coincidentally, she wasn’t the only Babe from the stratosphere of sports fame to visit Plattsburgh in the 1930s. Even more unlikely is that both Babes were among the most famous athletes in America, and both were able competitors in sports other than the one that brought them the greatest fame. Didrikson, a track-and-field gold medalist, brought her basketball team to Plattsburgh, while Babe Ruth, a baseball giant, came north to play in an international golf tournament. » Continue Reading.