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city (1990 pop. 21,255), seat of Clinton co., NE N.Y., on Lake Champlain; settled 1767, inc. 1902. It is a trade and distribution point, with plants making transportation equipment, paper, and plastics. The city is also a summer vacation center, attracting Canadians as well as Americans. During the War of 1812 a makeshift American fleet under Thomas Macdonough defeated the British in a pitched battle on Lake Champlain near Plattsburgh, compelling an accompanying land-invasion force under Sir George Prevost to return to Canada. The State Univ. of New York College at Plattsburgh is in the city.
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Sir George Prevost, governor of Canada and commander of the invading forces, recalled his veteran troops from an assault on the American lines in Plattsburgh and ordered a retreat to his base of operations.
We will not tolerate hazing in any form and University Police is working closely with the Clinton County District Attorney's Office to prosecute this matter criminally," said SUNY Plattsburgh President John Ettling in a statement.
An additional 41 bass caught at a tournament about 10 miles northeast of Plattsburgh at a location called "The Gut" were tagged with transmitters and released at that location.
BMH is located close to our Plattsburgh facility and has a family business style approach similar to ours," says Ludwig.
It is the former Plattsburgh Air Force Base, one of the United States Air Force's Strategic Air Command facilities built by the famous General Curtis LeMay in the 1950s.
For years, he was Deputy Town Historian of the Town of Plattsburgh, New York.
It is a regionally based subsidiary of Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA with locations in South Burlington and Rutland, VT, Plattsburgh, NY, Keene and West Lebanon, NH and Westbrook and Lewiston, ME.
None of these examinations detail the effects of that decision on border communities, like Plattsburgh.
Communication about the pragmatic need for more BSNs in Plattsburgh was facilitated by several opinion editorials in the local newspaper by key nursing community leaders.
Plattsburgh State 2, Fitchburg State 0: The Falcons only managed two shots on goal in a loss at the Best Western-Ground Round Cardinal Classic in Plattsburgh, N.
He taught economics at Plattsburgh from 1970 until retirement in 2003.
The Press-Republican of Plattsburgh reports that noted War of 1812 archaeologist Timothy Abel is leading a team that includes local teachers and students from an archaeological field class at Clinton Community College in Plattsburgh.