Latest Plattsburgh (town), New York Stories

2008-07-23 12:00:00

By Dan Heath, The Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, N.Y. Jul. 23--PLATTSBURGH -- New York State Electric & Gas and the Town of Plattsburgh are exploring the possibility of bringing natural gas to some Cumberland Head residents. The idea is to take advantage of an opportunity created by the town's decision to install a pump station and sewer line from Champlain Park to Cumberland Corners. Town Supervisor Bernie Bassett said that, as that plan moves forward, town officials have been in...

2008-07-04 09:00:39

By Dan Heath, The Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, N.Y. Jul. 4--PLATTSBURGH -- The Town of Plattsburgh is looking to help North Country residents deal with rising home-energy costs with an Alternative Energy Fair. The fair is being organized by Town Assistant Codes Enforcement Officer Steve Imhoff, Senior Account Clerk Nikki Martin and Account Clerk Stephenie Mitchell. "We want to get the message out to the North Country that there are things you can do to help with heat and save...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.