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Daniel E. Alexander
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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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We used to get an endorphin rush from watching likes, follows and shares stream in on social media. more

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Is it a phrase that just sounds good or is it a life we all try to live? more

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Another interesting article came to our attention recently published in the New York Times. more

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Democratic congressional candidate Dylan Ratigan has never voted in his life. more

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The state is nearing the end zone on their project to provide statewide universal broadband access. more

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Another interesting article was released recently by the Gateway Journalism Review detailing the current state of the once proud Columbia, (Missouri)  Daily Tribune. more

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Albany and the Adirondacks are engaged in a standoff. more

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Each week I tell myself, enough already — quit barking up the same tree. 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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Another interesting article came to our attention recently published in the New York Times. more

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Another interesting article was released recently by the Gateway Journalism Review detailing the current state of the once proud Columbia, (Missouri)  Daily Tribune. more

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Each week I tell myself, enough already — quit barking up the same tree. more

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Last week was another eventful week in our nation’s history. more

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It’s hard to watch a newscast, read a newspaper or even hear about current events and attempt to make sense of the anger that seems to have altered the general optimism that has always been a part of our country. more

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Last week, I reflected on an event from the past but didn’t have the space to bring it into the context of today’s governmental affairs. more

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In the late 1970s, I was managing the Corry, Pa. Chamber of Commerce. more

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There they go again, blaming each other’s political party for the downfall of our government. 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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