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LAKE GEORGE | Hundreds of people will be simultaneously dashing into the waters of Lake George for a purpose other than proving their fortitude. more

Nov 12, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun


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LAKE PLACID — Preliminary stages in the works for the potential of three major events coming to Tri-Lakes more

Jun 13, 2017 11:40 AM Sports

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LEWIS — Sam Anderson was born to run. more

Jun 6, 2017 2:37 PM , Sports


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SARANAC — The fab five unified basketball teams of Section VII who started the season together back in March came together May 23 to finish it. more

May 30, 2017 4:00 PM Sports


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PLATTSBURGH — Giving back to the community means everything for six local seniors. more

May 30, 2017 1:00 PM The Sun

CASTLETON — Castleton University student Gabrielle Ryan of Bristol recently helped with the Special Olympics Junior Athletes Program during the 2016-17 academic year. more

May 20, 2017 3:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

Recently, our sports editor went to a five team basketball scrimmage at Plattsburgh High School. Here are some of the things he did not see. more

May 3, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

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PLATTSBURGH — Annual bone marrow drive, memorial baseball game slated May 2 more

Apr 28, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — In a year of firsts for Section VII, April 20 saw the kick-off to a new season of sport in the North Country: Unified Basketball. more

Apr 25, 2017 4:01 PM Sports

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BURLINGTON — On Saturday, Feb. 4, 26 employees of Merchants Bank joined over 1,200 enthusiastic individuals at the Burlington Waterfront, to partake in the Penguin Plunge. more

Mar 12, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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BURLINGTON — Most people’s idea of a fun Saturday in early February doesn’t involve diving in the Lake. more

Feb 6, 2017 2:30 PM The Vermont Eagle


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PLATTSBURGH — Several other items approved and adopted during last week’s meeting more

Aug 3, 2016 11:00 AM The Sun

I would like to take this opportunity to express my appreciation to everyone who made the NYS Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics NY such a success this year. more

Jun 17, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

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VERMONT— Vermont State Police troopers from the Rutland barracks joined fellow law enforcement officers in the Vermont Special Olympics Torch Run throughout the state. more

Jun 5, 2016 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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PORT HENRY — The whistle blew, the ground thumped and Moriah students roared as the Moriah Shock officers came around the corner and handed the Special Olympics Torch off to Olympians Dakotah and Todd Cutting. more

Jun 1, 2016 1:30 PM Sports


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MINEVILLE — For the third year, employees at the Moriah Shock Incarceration Correctional Facility will run to help the Special Olympics program. more

May 20, 2016 6:00 AM Sports

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