Michael Carpenter, president and founder of the MHAB Project, speaks at a press conference at the Clinton Community College Dining Hall in Plattsburgh. The MHAB Project is in the process of buying the 10 acres of land that houses the Clinton Communtiy College dormitories and dining hall and turning them into a shelter to help combat homelessness. Speakers at the press conference included United Way of the Adirondacks Executive Director John Bernardi, Clinton Community College President Ray DiPasquale, Clinton County Sheriff and CCC Board Chairman David Favro, Plattsburgh Town Supervisor Michael Cashman, North Country Chamber of Commerce President Garry Douglas and Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay), who all support the project.
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