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PLATTSBURGH | Local officials unveiled preliminary designs for a new waterfront park last week. Read more

The Sun

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Congratulations to Cameron Drake, 2019 Social Center pool champion! Read more

Community Columnists

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The Elizabethtown Social Center is pleased to host the annual Dr. Mel Amsel Memorial Chess Tournament on Saturday, March 30. Read more

Community Columnists

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ESSEX | The Town Council here has awarded a bid to renovate the second floor of the Town Hall, a property historically known as Wright’s Inn. Read more

The Sun

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WADHAMS | Many Essex County veterans, the Elizabethtown American Legion and family members, along with about two dozen friends and neighbors, placed wreaths at the county’s Veterans Cemetery last Sunday. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Submissions are being sought for the Town of Plattsburgh’s new “Hometown Heroes” banner program. Read more

The Sun

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CHESTERTOWN | In a collective expression of hometown pride, about 140 or so people participated in the Veterans’ Day activities honoring service personnel of the towns of Chester and Horicon. Read more

The Sun

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WADHAMS | A salute to Veterans Day at Essex County’s Veterans Cemetery honored all who served and are in service today. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | Veterans will be honored by the Lake George Community Band during the annual Salute To Veterans Concert on Sunday Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. at Glens Falls High School Auditorium. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | Patriotism will prevail across northern Warren County this weekend as Veterans Day is observed in Chestertown, Warrensburg, Hague and Lake George with ceremonies, parades and presentations and a dinner honoring military personnel. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Area veteran groups are preparing for ceremonies to honor Veterans Day this weekend. Read more

The Sun

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GOSHEN | Willard Birchard, sergeant in Company F, Fifth Vermont Infantry, died in 1907 in Goshen with only a $15 gold pocket watch to his name. He was a four-year veteran of the Civil War. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

MORRISONVILLE | Ceremony for baseball standouts is on for Aug. 9 Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | An ordinance that allows village residents to host public parking on their properties during three local special events will likely be ready for consideration by the village board at their July 16 meeting. Read more

The Sun

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ROUSES POINT | The streets of Rouses Point will be filled with patriotic garb, games and parade floats as the village ramps up Independence Day celebrations next week. Read more

The Sun

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WILMINGTON | Over 90 years ago, members of the American Legion from across New York state put plans in motion to design and build winding highway up Whiteface Mountain. They sought to pay tribute to veterans. Read more

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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. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Bureaucratic hurdles, reduced services and overwhelmed clinics were among the concerns raised by veterans at a roundtable hosted by Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro). Read more

The Sun

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

The Sun

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RUTLAND | At the American Legion Baseball Team Awards Banquet last week, held at the Rutland Legion Hall, Legion members and baseball fans recognized this year’s outstanding Legion Post 31 players. Read more

The Vermont Eagle