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ALBANY | Starting Aug. 19, North Country residents will need to dial 10 numbers to make a call. more

Aug 15, 2017 4:00 PM The Sun 1 Comments

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CROWN POINT – With the deadline for a new overlay area code approaching in northern New York, many devices need to be reprogrammed to dial the area code along with the phone number. more

Apr 29, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun


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WARRENSBURG — Local businesses are continuing to express interest in hooking up to a new municipal sewer system. more

Mar 15, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun


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CROWN POINT – After August, northeastern New York will have a new area code overlaid on the existing 518. more

Feb 19, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun


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ALBANY — Soon, dialing a phone call in the region — and even to a next-door neighbor — will be giving callers’ fingers a little more exercise. more

Sep 20, 2016 4:30 PM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH — The region is running out of phone numbers with 518 area codes and state officials are attempting to find a solution before the projected expiration date of 2019. more

Aug 9, 2016 11:45 AM The Sun


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WARRENSBURG — With the proliferation of phone usage in northeastern New York, plans are underway to split the 518 area code which has been in use since 1947 over a vast 17-county area that extends from south of the Capital Region northward to the Can more

Jul 13, 2016 2:30 PM The Sun

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