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GLENS FALLS | Former Special Forces medic Gary Beikirch, who received the Congressional Medal of Honor for heroism during the Vietnam War, will be the keynote speaker at the Christian Business Men’s Connection Breakfast this Wednesday in Glens Falls. more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | The House Armed Services Committee approved a $716 billion spending plan on Thursday. more

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SARANAC LAKE | For the fifth year, the memory of Paul McKay brought the local community together to reflect and show their appreciation to those veterans still searching for help. more

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MORIAH | Combat Veterans Association member Keith Mero has a plan to place banners with faces of local military veterans on utility poles around town. more

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ESSEX | As students calculated and programmed information into their robotic vehicles, a familiar face was there to help them on their way. more

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TICONDEROGA | Lt. Commander Brent Southerland appreciates the respect and aid he gets as a U.S. Navy Reserve member employed at International Paper’s Ticonderoga mill. more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Henry Sheldon Museum of Middlebury will be featuring a World War 1 exhibit at 1 Park St. in Middlebury, July 31-Nov. 11. more

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MOOERS | Students at Mooers Elementary School aren’t letting distance stop them from showing their support for servicemen stationed overseas. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Kinney Drugs’ top pharmacist this year works right here in Elizabethtown. more

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MONTPELIER | Vermont Gov. Scott delivered his 2018 State of the State address Jan. 4 highlighting the progress of the past year and strengthening his commitment to growing the economy and making Vermont more affordable... more

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This year, we worked together on many important initiatives to help grow the North Country economy, help our veterans and military families, strengthen our local healthcare system and improve education. more

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ORWELL | Ironically, little has been written in-depth about one of Addison County’s most unusual places of history. more

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TICONDEROGA | The Moses Ludington Adult Care Facility has dedicated its new flagpole to area military veterans. more

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STOWE | In November 2003, the Vermont Ski Museum inducted into the Vermont Ski Hall of Fame the over 260 Vermonters who served in the 10 th Mountain Division during World War II. more

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WATERTOWN | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) is sharing stories of North Country veterans on her Congressional website throughout the month of November in honor of Veterans Day. more

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RUTLAND | Vermont Korean War veterans dedicated a new war memorial in Rutland to mark  the 60th anniversary of the longest military cease fire in history. more

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The Vermont Veterans Outreach Program provides ongoing assistance primarily to combat Veterans. Support is provided by identifying any potential needs and facilitating the process of accessing all available services. more

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury resident  John Clagett died in 2013 but he is still remembered as one of Vermont’s most highly decorated U.S. Navy veterans. more

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“Vermonters have a proud tradition of military service,” according to U.S. Rep. Peter Welch of Vermont. more

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LAKE GEORGE | Scenic views of Lake George and its surroundings will again be available to the public during an promotion this weekend honoring U.S. veterans for their service to the nation. more

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  • Bob Roberts of Queensbury talks to Warren County supervisors July 28 about his late daughter’s service to area communities — and to the nation — as a paramedic. Listening (rear) are Queensbury at-large Supervisor Mark Westcott and Roberts’ wife Cindy. The Roberts couple’s request to have a local pedestrian bridge named in memory of Kristie was endorsed by the supervisors that serve on the county Public Works Committee.

  • Cynthia Root, “William,” watercolor on paper

  • Cynthia Root, “Clarence,” watercolor on paper

  • The late Eva Grace Ward Goss was honored at a recent DAR ceremony in Vergennes. Goss’s lost DAR medal was returned by Purple Hearts Reunited via newly-installed Vermont DAR regent Carol Patterson Schwenk and other members of local Vermont and New York DAR chapters. The insignia is on permanent display at the John Strong Mansion Museum. (Photo courtesy of Hannah Doyle)

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