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As another summer begins to fade quickly and the days are beginning to grow shorter, we all try to squeeze in those summertime activities before school is back in session. more

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The North Country lost a man who holds a special place for many who knew him as a hard-working businessman, good father, and husband — just a regular guy who loved his Ford cars and a man with a really big heart. more

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The sleepy summertime political season was disrupted with a bang last month with the release of secret video in which Tedra Cobb, a Democrat challenging Rep. Elise Stefanik, told a group of teenagers she wanted to ban assault weapons... more

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ELIZABETHTOWN |  The U.S. Department of Commerce is moving ahead with tariffs on imported Canadian newsprint, albeit lower than those initially proposed. more

The Sun

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Challenges are part of daily living in both one’s personal life and that of every business. more

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We encountered a fleeting phenomenon last week: more

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I was told many years ago when I first joined the industry that once you get ink in your veins by working at a news organization, nothing else really comes close in comparison. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Sun Community News and Printing has upgraded its printing press by automating the system that delivers ink onto the newsprint as the papers are printed. more

SunCmty Blog

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Given the upcoming battle over the recent nomination of Brent Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, I thought it might be worthwhile to look at the oath each member has sworn to uphold. more

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As I write this column, President Trump has yet to announce his official nominee for the open position on the Supreme Court. more

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The High Peaks are groaning under the weight of an unprecedented surge of tourism. more

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I appreciated Dan Alexander’s June 23 (op-ed) on truth. However, I found his conclusion inadequate. more

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Last week’s tragic shooting at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland has shed new light on the close ties between local communities and their hometown community paper. more

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As we celebrate Free Community Newspaper month, I thought we might update you on a few of the key benchmarks The Sun has achieved recently. more

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The real truth is what we all long to know. more

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Grandma Grotecelli always said, “Sticks and stones will break your bones, but names can never hurt you.” more

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It seems outrageous to think about the fraudulent funds that flowed into the local cab companies implicated in the Medicaid scheme that is alleged to have accrued at least $9.7 million for medical taxi transport. more

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Last week saw yet another disturbed young man take out his frustration and anger on his classmates after stealing his father’s guns to kill eight classmates and two teachers in Texas. more

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“Trust but verify” was a term that was coined back in 1986 in a speech given by President Ronald Reagan as he was preparing for talks with Mikhail Gorbachev. more

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As another summer begins to fade quickly and the days are beginning to grow shorter, we all try to squeeze in those summertime activities before school is back in session. more

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The North Country lost a man who holds a special place for many who knew him as a hard-working businessman, good father, and husband — just a regular guy who loved his Ford cars and a man with a really big heart. more

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Challenges are part of daily living in both one’s personal life and that of every business. more

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I was told many years ago when I first joined the industry that once you get ink in your veins by working at a news organization, nothing else really comes close in comparison. more

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Given the upcoming battle over the recent nomination of Brent Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, I thought it might be worthwhile to look at the oath each member has sworn to uphold. more

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As I write this column, President Trump has yet to announce his official nominee for the open position on the Supreme Court. more

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DanAlexander_Headshot_FromBehindPressLine.jpg

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Last week’s tragic shooting at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland has shed new light on the close ties between local communities and their hometown community paper. more

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As we celebrate Free Community Newspaper month, I thought we might update you on a few of the key benchmarks The Sun has achieved recently. more

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The real truth is what we all long to know. more

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Grandma Grotecelli always said, “Sticks and stones will break your bones, but names can never hurt you.” more

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It seems outrageous to think about the fraudulent funds that flowed into the local cab companies implicated in the Medicaid scheme that is alleged to have accrued at least $9.7 million for medical taxi transport. more

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Last week saw yet another disturbed young man take out his frustration and anger on his classmates after stealing his father’s guns to kill eight classmates and two teachers in Texas. more

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“Trust but verify” was a term that was coined back in 1986 in a speech given by President Ronald Reagan as he was preparing for talks with Mikhail Gorbachev. more

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Enough is enough. more

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I know what you’re thinking. We aren’t out of the woods just yet. more

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If you own it, you better take care of it or it will fade away. more

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The U. S. Census Bureau announced a milestone that we should all take note of recently. In 2030, a mere 12 years from now, senior citizens will for the first time outnumber the children in this country. more

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Unless you can tell it’s a check inside the envelope, a letter from the IRS strikes fear in most Americans. more

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The $1.3 trillion budget passed last week is expected to push our national debt to over $22 trillion, and this is only a six-month budget. more

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    In Memory of Doc - Emma Cee, left, and Susie Allott approach the finish line at the 35th Annual Doc Lopez Run for Health, held on Saturday, March 21 in Keene Valley and Elizabethtown.

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    Taste of home - Nearly 1,200 amateur chefs from across the North Country gathered at Plattsburgh’s Crete Memorial Civic Center on Sunday, Nov. 2 for the Taste of Home Cooking School program, a daylong event that culminated with a presentation by rock star chef Eric Villegas. Pictured here is Anna Bushey with Villegas and Denton Publications host Ed Coats. Bushey won a new range during the event.

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    Community dignitaries, Trustco Bank officials and area citizens gathered recently in Warrensburg to celebrate the opening of the newest Trustco Bank, Warrensburg Branch. Pictured left to right is Regional Branch Adminstrator, Takla Awad; Assistant Branch Manager, Devin Tennent; Warrensburg Town Supervisor, Kevin Geraghty; Branch Manager, Bethany DeMarsh; Official Trustco Mascot, Trusty; Head Teller, Ashley Wessling; and Teller, Brianna DeZalia.

  • Sheri Provost won a new range, the grand prize at the Taste of Home. On the left is Culinary Specialist Michael Barna, and on the right is the event’s emcee, Shaun Kittle.

  • Saranac Lake Village Board of Trustees candidates Mark Gillis, Paul Van Cott, Barbara Rice and Jeff Branch at the Meet the Candidates Forum at the Harrietstown Town Hall March 12.

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