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THURMAN | Internationally famous artisan cheesemaker Nettle Meadow Farm of Thurman recently won national honors at the 2020 Good Food Awards competition held in San Francisco Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Music or other sounds will no longer be allowed to be broadcast from shops along Lake George village streets, according to an ordinance adopted Feb. 10 by the Lake George Village Board. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Thomas O’Keefe hadn’t been feeling well when he left for a business trip to Washington, D.C., last summer. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | After a well-attended public hearing at which no one spoke, the Ticonderoga Town Board passed two new ambulance contracts that formalize town policy on medical calls and, hopefully, quell a growing social media feud. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Starting on March 1, New York is implementing its statewide Bag Waste Reduction Law in an effort to cut down on littering and damage to the environment. Read more

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A recent questionnaire sent out to young homeowners by leading UK lender NowLoan, seems to suggest many first time home buyers are confused about the cost of refurbishing a home. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The state’s top law-enforcement officials sent out news releases triumphantly announcing fines and jail time for a band of scofflaw Essex County taxi cab owners who, the officials said, had bilked Medicaid out of millions of dollars. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | New York’s newly launched winter tourism “push” is part of continued investment throughout the North Country; it’s a “push” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he believes is and will pay dividends long term. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Since September of 2019, there have been a total of 60 confirmed vaping related deaths, four of which were in New York. Overall, there have been about 2,700 known cases of vaping-related illnesses in the last year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As the North Country rallies behind him, veteran sports racer Nick LaGoy is recovering from serious injuries following a high-speed racing accident earlier this month. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Saranac Lake Winter Carnival’s Gala Parade is legend. The celebration last Saturday drew thousands to the streets here under perfect blue skies and bright sun. Read more

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ALBANY | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Plattsburgh) was joined by leaders and members of the NYSCOPBA to urge lawmakers to support A.930, a bill that would end the practice of double-bunking in medium-security state correctional facility dormitories. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A recent high-speed chase through the Northern Tier ended with two accidents, three arrests and a cache of marijuana. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Politicians mess with street lights at their peril. Early in his career, Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafava said there was a plan to remove one such light near a farmhouse out in the boonies. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Council Member Joyce Cooper said at the ribbon-cutting for Elevate ADK Nutrition, several shops have opened in the business district. offering everything from health foods to exercise classes to massage to yoga to holistic medicines. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga Central School seventh and eighth graders will be moved from the middle school to the high school next fall as the system seeks ways to avoid a repeat of last year’s budget woes. Read more

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PORT HENRY | True to its past, Port Henry has an iron-mining museum packed with artifacts, photos and documents, some of which are still in boxes waiting to be cataloged. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Plattsburgh’s Hudson Headwaters Health Network (HHHN) center, located at 87 Plaza Boulevard, is celebrating its one-year anniversary since opening Feb. 4, 2019. Read more

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ALBANY | A week into the new session, state lawmakers reached a deal with Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) aimed at preventing limousine crashes like the one that killed 20 people, including some who had ties to the North Country, in Schoharie County in Oct '18 Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh's common council has approved the final draft of the Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) for the upcoming Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) projects. Read more

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