May 2018 – Month of the Young Child

May 2018 – Month of the Young Child

May is the Month of the Young Child which is a time to recommit ourselves to ensuring that every child receives the type of early environment – at home, at childcare, at school, and in the community – that nurtures and promotes early learning.

Check out the upcoming activities occurring in our area that promote learning:

MOYC 2018



OneWorkSource and Plattsburgh Housing Authority – Group Discussion (Thursday, April 19th)

OneWorkSource (Kathy Bishop) and Plattsburgh Housing Authority (Maxine Perry) will be holding a group discussion for our residents in Family Housing on Thursday, April 19th from 10 AM to 11:30 AM at the McGaulley Avenue Community Room (57 McGaulley Avenue, upstairs). Light refreshments will be served. Feel free to stop by to share ideas and suggestions.

PHA Group Discussion – Thursday, April 19th

Champlain Valley Family Center – Grand Opening (Friday, May 4th)

Champlain Valley Family Center is celebrating their grand opening at their new offices (20 Ampersand Drive, Plattsburgh) on Friday, May 4, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM. There will be guest speakers, building tours and refreshments. Mark your calendars to help them celebrate this great event!!!

Champlain Valley Family Center


PHA Post – Family Housing Newsletter (Spring 2018)

Attached is the current version of the PHA Post – Family Housing Newsletter (Spring 2018 Version).

Included in this newsletter are Spring events, Smoke-free housing news, Housing Choice Voucher Program information, Spring cleaning helpful hints, reminders and inspiration. Enjoy!

Spring 2018 newsletter

FREE PIZZA and First Time Home Buyer Workshop – Thursday, April 12th 6-8 PM (West Side Ballroom)

Dannemora Federal Credit Union is presenting a FREE First Time Home Buyer Workshop on Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 6-8 PM at the West Side Ballroom (253 New York Road, Plattsburgh, NY 12903). Pizza will also be served. Register by April 6, 2018 at 518-825-0323 or at

More information is included below:

DFCU Workshop

FREE Community Movie, Dinner and Conversation – Thursday, April 12th (5 – 8 PM)

On Thursday, April 12th at 5 PM in the PHS Auditorium, the movie “Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope” will be shown at an event that is free and open to the public.

The movie is directed by Robert Redford and will be followed by dinner and community conversation in the Plattsburgh High School Cafeteria from 6:35 to 7:45 PM.

Registration for this event is required by calling Courtney at 518-561-4999.

Below is additional information on this FREE event:


PHA Smoke-free Transition Town Hall Meetings – Friday, March 23, 2018

PHA Smoke-Free Transition

On July 30, 2018, the PHA will be going smoke-free in all units, community spaces and any area shared by residents. In addition, you will not be able to smoke within 25 feet of any PHA owned buildings (family housing) or within 40 feet of any PHA owned buildings (senior housing).

Nothing in the policy or the PHA’s transition to smoke-free housing has changed; however, PHA staff will be hold another round of resident meetings if you still have questions or if you would like to learn more about PHA partnered cessation programs. If you would like to quit smoking, we can help!

The meeting schedule is below:

Date Time Location
Friday, March 23, 2018


9 am – 9:30 am


For residents of Hortense B. Sterns – Emmaus Room at St. Peter’s Church


Friday, March 23, 2018


9:45 am – 10:15 am


Robert S. Long Community Room (39 Oak Street)


Friday, March 23, 2018


10:30 am – 11 am


Lakeview Towers Community Room (34 Flynn Ave)


Friday, March 23, 2018


11:15 am – 11:45 am


57 McGaulley Ave – Community Room


Note: The entrance to the Emmaus Room is in the rear of St. Peter’s. The room is accessible and will be more than adequate to accommodate all residents from Hortense B. Sterns Apartments. Please remember we are welcomed guests and should treat the facility with respect and care. If you have questions or are unclear where the meeting will be held, please contact Tammy at 518-561-0720 ext. 224.








FREE Rabies Clinic – April 10th (6-8:30 PM at 215 Idaho Ave, Plattsburgh)

Below is information on the upcoming FREE Rabies Clinic to be held on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:30 PM at the City of Plattsburgh Public Works building located at 215 Idaho Avenue, Plattsburgh, NY.

Rabies_April 2018

Plattsburgh Housing Authority – Family Housing Parking Lots (Reminder)

Notices were provided to all family housing residents on January 17, 2018 regarding the requirement to move your vehicles out of the PHA parking lots the next business day following a snow storm:

  • YOU MUST REMOVE YOUR VEHICLE(S) FROM ALL PHA PARKING LOTS BY 9:00 AM ON THE FIRST WORKDAY AFTER A SNOW STORM. You need to temporarily remove your vehicle from all PHA parking lots and can return to the lot once the area has been completely cleared by PHA Maintenance Staff. Cars can be moved to street parking during this time.
  • The maintenance staff will not be going to your door to ask you to move your vehicle. Vehicles that are not removed by the 9:00 AM deadline will be towed at owner’s expense.
  • To help us keep the main sidewalks clear, please DO NOT park your car on any part of a sidewalk. Please keep your car at least two feet away from sidewalks to allow proper snow removal. DO NOT park your car in front of PHA storage sheds.

McGaulley Avenue tenants:

You need to temporarily remove your vehicle from all PHA parking lots and McGaulley Avenue street parking by 9:00 AM on the first workday after a snow storm and can return to these parking spaces once the area has been completely cleared by PHA Maintenance Staff. Vehicles can be temporarily moved to the back parking lot on McGaulley Avenue or to the one-way side street off from McGaulley Avenue during this time. Vehicles that are not removed by the 9:00 AM deadline will be towed at owner’s expense.

Your cooperation is required and is appreciated!


PHA Post: Family Housing Newsletter (February 2018)

Attached is the latest edition of the PHA Post Family Housing Newsletter:

Winter 2018 newsletter