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I watch as Essex County looks to apply another band-aid, a land bank to purchase abandoned, blighted properties. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Common Council has authorized the formation of a new not-for-profit, the Lake City Land Bank Corporation. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County is considering creating a land bank to address problem properties and reduce blight. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton County Legislature is weighing a proposal that could result in the creation of the first land bank in the tri-county area. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County voters will head to the polls on Nov. 6  to decide a number of local races here... Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | In a mission to force cleanup of abandoned and foreclosed properties in town, the Chester town board  is considering establishing a property maintenance ordinance. Read more

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MORIAH | Seasonal rates at the Town of Moriah’s two lakefront campgrounds will stay the same for 2018. Read more

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TICONDEROGA — Town of Ticonderoga officials say they’ve made substantial progress against derelict properties in the community. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh is convening a panel designed to squash crime. Read more

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MORIAH | Although many residents would like that, abandoned and zombie homes in the Town of Moriah can’t just be demolished, Town Supervisor Thomas Scozzafava says. Read more

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MORIAH | The Town of Moriah is preparing to take action against abandoned properties that have become dangerous. Read more

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ALBANY — There are more abandoned buildings than people in the United States — especially in Albany, said local filmographer Frankie Cavone just days before his scheduled meeting with Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy. Read more

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Your paper’s article on the present condition of the former Johnsburg garage on New York State Route 8 was timely and deeply saddened me. Read more

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MORIAH – Rundown properties in Moriah will be getting close attention from the town’s building codes department. Read more

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TICONDEROGA – The Housing Assistance Program of Essex County is fighting zombie homes and other distressed places by aiding county residents in danger of losing their properties. Read more

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MORIAH – The Moriah Town Council was recently told demolition of the burned-out Dollar General store is getting underway. Read more

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TICONDEROGA — Housing Assistance Program of Essex County (HAPEC) counseling services are being promoted by the town as part of a derelict and abandoned property project. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — A local nonprofit is fretting over the loss of a home mortgage prevention program that has spared dozens of county residents from losing their homes in the past half-decade. Read more

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PERU — Town to homeowner: Fix your building or we’ll tear it down Read more

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Thank you to The Sun for informing people that Westport is considering a plan to have junk vehicles removed from public view. Read more

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