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PLATTSBURGH | Republican Scott Beebie was recently announced by Members of the City of Plattsburgh Republican Committee as their candidate for mayor. Read more

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RAY BROOK | At their February monthly meeting, Adirondack Park Agency planners noted application is complete for planned renovations of the Olympic Center in Lake Placid. 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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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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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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ELIZABETHTOWN | Stewart’s Shops officials announced the purchase of family-owned gasoline and diesel distribution company, Polsinello Fuels, along with five gas stations. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Assemblyman Dan Stec has received the official endorsement of the Clinton County Republican Party in his campaign for the 45th Senate District seat. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | The race to take on the post of representing the 114th District Assembly District realigned this week. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Northern Insuring Agency Board of Directors announced the promotion of Tanya Krise to associate vice president. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik releases a statement following the White House announcement that she will serve as a member of President Trump’s Impeachment Defense Team. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | First it was nuclear, then coal. Now, wind power is on the chopping block in NIMBY Vermont. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) has announced the first Young Professionals meet and mingle of 2020, which will take place on Thursday, Jan. 23, at 5:30 p.m., at TACC’s offices (94 Montcalm St.). Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | In his State of the State and Executive Budget address last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined several measures to small business cut taxes. And Sen. Little honored; longest-serving GOP member of legislature. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Fewer hikers might wind up parking in the yards of Keene Valley residents because of a planned shuttle system that will bus hikers from Marcy Field to all popular Route 73 trailheads. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Assemblyman Dan Stec (R,C,I-Queensbury) announced last week that the Warren County Republican Party has officially endorsed his campaign for the New York State Senate. Read more

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GRANVILLE | After five months being vacant, Gov. Phil Scott announced the appointment of Peter Reed (I) to fill the Orange-Washington-Addison House District seat. Reed follows August 2019 resignation of Independent Rep. Ben Jickling. Read more

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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Essex County

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LEWIS | A $99,624 Smart Growth grant award for Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) in Essex County will expand Adirondack Harvest online search functions and add staff for a larger marketing outreach in 2020. Read more

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WILLSBORO | Assumption College has announced that John Anthony Fine-Lease, of Willsboro, class of 2020, has been named to the college’s dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester. Read more

News Briefs - New York

New Mid-Station Lodge

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WILMINGTON | Emerging from public discourse, Gov. Andrew Cuomo last Saturday put a $14 million line-item in the Governor’s Executive Budget to wholly rebuild the Mid-Station Lodge, which was destroyed by fire at Whiteface. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Gov. Cuomo’s office announced Jan. 5 that an additional $9.4 million in state grant money is earmarked for the village’s $24 million sewer plant now under construction — and local officials praised the financial commitment Read more

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  • Betty Little announces retirement

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    Betty Little announces retirement

    Senator Betty Little speaks at a press conference in Plattsburgh. There, she announced that she was not running for re-election in 2020, and will spend her last term working hard for the people of the 45th district.