It’s All in the Numbers

Tourism is an integral part of the economy of New York State. Visitors generate significant economic benefits to households, businesses and governments alike and represent a critical driver of the state’s future. How critical? In 2021 (the last year for which statistics are available) tourism supported jobs accounted for more than 6.5% of all jobs read more

Bringing People Together

By Rachel Dutil | Photos by Jessica McCafferty Unlike other municipalities in the North Country that employ a part-time staffer to manage recreation programs, the town of Plattsburgh has two full-time employees to oversee its parks and recreation programs. Erin Pangborn serves as Youth Services and Recreation Director and Jordanne Manney is the Recreation Program read more