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ELIZABETHTOWN | Ongoing policy review of legalizing marijuana use in New York drew a thumbs down Monday in Essex County. more

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PLATTSBURGH | As the state continues to explore legalizing recreational marijuana, Essex County’s Board of Supervisors has begun to weigh in — but the Clinton County Legislature will likely wait for the state to offer guidance on the issue. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County has become the latest county in New York state to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Where once cloudy, opaque front windows and a series of white walls blocked off Plattsburgh’s only medical marijuana dispensary from pedestrian view, there are now transparent panes of glass and an open floor plan... more

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PLATTSBURGH | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) announced he will be hosting three blood drives at the end of August to help local hospitals make up for the dip in blood donations that occurs during the summer months. more

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INDIAN LAKE | The Town of Indian Lake could be getting an attractive new website after hearing a presentation from Tom Williams, president of the Paradox Consulting Group. more

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CHESTER | Upgrades to the Pottersville Water District being discussed for at least a year are still in the works as officials continue to seek grant funding for what was forecast to be an approximately $500,000 project. more

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POTTERSVILLE | A three-inch hole in a six-inch water main took only two hours to repair, but resulted in a two-day boil water notice. more

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TICONDEROGA | State agencies are holding the salt. 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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Thirteen people have been arrested in connection with a far-reaching probe into Medicaid fraud in the Adirondacks. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | At least eight people have been arrested and arraigned on charges related to what authorities allege is a wide-ranging criminal conspiracy to defraud Medicaid. more

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TICONDEROGA | The Town of Ticonderoga has signed a consent decree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the state Department of Health to bring the town’s water system into compliance with state and federal drinking water regulations. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The area’s first medical marijuana dispensary will be under new ownership next week. more

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HAGUE | The Town of Hague is seeking applications for summer position as waterfront lifeguard at the Town Beach. more

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TICONDEROGA | A large crowd turned out to see the newly-renovated emergency department at Moses Ludington Hospital in Ticonderoga. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has asked state lawmakers to authorize funding for a study that will explore the legalization of recreational marijuana in New York state. more

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BEEKMANTOWN | The Clinton County Health Department is coming to your door, and they bring good tidings of a community made safe through attention to first aid, fire prevention, air and water quality. more

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POTTERSVILLE — The Town of Chester has issued a notice for Pottersville residents to boil their drinking and cooking water until further notice. more

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TICONDEROGA | With the help of the Essex and Clinton County, several local schools are getting a boost when it comes to promoting healthy lifestyles. more

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