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Essex County Emergency Services

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ESSEX | The joy of the Christmas in Essex program was broken for a brief time Saturday, Dec. 9, as firefighters from several communities were called on to knock down a structure fire in the early afternoon hours. more

Dec 12, 2017 11:30 AM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Jail is getting a big electronics upgrade intended to make the operation more efficient and safe. more

Nov 15, 2017 4:00 PM The Sun

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WESTPORT |The Westport and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central Merger Committee discussed school buildings, repairs and compared need in both districts at the October meeting last week. more

Nov 3, 2017 1:00 PM The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | A broken propane tank valve forced evacuation of several homes on Baldwin Road in Ticonderoga Sunday night. more

Oct 11, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County will pay $165,000 for the Jehovah’s Witnesses building in Lewis to be used for office space. more

Sep 12, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A lot has happened over the last 17 years. more

Sep 9, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN – Making sure the Essex County 911 Center stays working during disasters and outages received support from the Essex County Board of Supervisors. more

Jul 5, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

TICONDEROGA — Most roads caused by flooding over the weekend have reopened in Essex County. more

Jul 5, 2017 12:46 PM The Sun

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SCHROON LAKE — Some of the tents that pop up locally for Independence Day are from a Pennsylvania fireworks supplier who hires local vendors to sell permitted sparklers and similar items. more

Jul 3, 2017 3:30 PM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Bids for a radio service technician, a new way to power a receiver station and a backup truck for potential issues were all voted on by members of the Essex County Public Safety committee on Monday. more

Jun 14, 2017 4:30 PM The Sun

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This week marks National EMS Week, a designation designed to honor the thousands of professionals who serve as part of the country’s emergency medical response system. more

May 24, 2017 12:00 PM Editorials

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WHALLONSBURG — The Whallonsburg Grange  has earned formal designation as an American Red Cross partner shelter. more

May 14, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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MORIAH – The Essex County Hazmat Team recently met for training at Moriah fire house. more

May 7, 2017 4:00 PM The Sun

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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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David Downing, who was 74, passed away Tuesday, April 18 in Ticonderoga after a short illness. more

Apr 20, 2017 11:16 AM The Sun

LOCAL EMERGENCY Planning Committee more

Apr 15, 2017 5:00 AM Legal Notices

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Those who have recently tried calling 911 but got a busy signal, the culprit may be a home alarm system. more

Mar 23, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun

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SCHROON LAKE – Two families were evacuated last weekend after the Schroon River suddenly rose around their homes due to heavy rains. more

Feb 28, 2017 12:15 PM The Sun

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MINEVILLE — The Mineville/Witherbee Fire Department and Essex County Emergency Services will sponsor a CPR and first aid training on March 4 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. more

Feb 27, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun

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CROWN POINT – The Champlain Bridge was reduced to a single lane for six hours Sunday as authorities tried to determine why someone removed the manhole inspection covers from the span. more

Jan 25, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

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