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Keith Lobdell

PLATTSBURGH | Damien Stutsman was the top bowler of the night in the CVAC, rolling games of 246, 236 and 233 in a 705 series as Beekmantown scored a 4-0 win over Saranac Monday. 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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Keith Lobdell

WILLSBORO | AuSable Valley boys varsity basketball coach Jamie Douglass picked up his 200th career coaching win Tuesday night, as the Patriots scored a 62-26 win over Willsboro in non-league action. 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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SARANAC LAKE | Tied heading into overtime, Dylan Amell sent the Saranac Lake Civic Center crowd home happy with a game-winning goal for SLP that clinched the CVAC regular season championship with a 2-1 win over Northeastern Clinton Friday. Read more

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Jill Lobdell

PLATTSBURGH | The Beekmantown boys varsity basketball team secured their share of the CVAC Division I title with a 78-75 win over Plattsburgh High Saturday. Read more

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Keith Lobdell

PERU | The Northeastern Clinton girls varsity basketball team rebounded from their first loss of the season in scoring a 59-33 win over Peru Saturday. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Emily Mitchell had the high game and series for the day, rolling a 181 game as part of a 467 series in Willsboro’s 4-0 win over Northeastern Clinton Friday. Read more

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POTSDAM | The Plattsburgh High boys varsity swim team scored wins in seven events to score 403 points to reclaim the Section VII/X boys swimming championships Feb. 8 at Potsdam University. Read more

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Jill Lobdell

PLATTSBURGH | The top indoor track and field athletes from the 2019-20 season returned to the Plattsburgh State Field House a week after the Section VII championships to set the Section VII team that will compete at the state meet. Read more

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Jill Lobdell

SCHROON | The Schroon Lake varsity boys and girls basketball teams have claimed the MVAC overall league championships in both sports. Read more

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Jill Lobdell

BEEKMANTOWN | The story has been the same for the last four years — the same team does not win both titles. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Local residents are invited to an afternoon of family fun at Plattsburgh City Police Department’s annual “Coloring With A Cop” event. Read more

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Jill Lobdell

SARANAC | In the final game of the CVAC regular season for the Saranac girls varsity basketball team Friday night, Payton Couture needed five points to become the 68th member of the Section VII girls 1,000-point scoring club. Read more

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Keith Lobdell

WELLS | Bolton senior Kevin Neacy saw there was less than five second left on the clock as he approached the half court line in the Wells Central School gym Friday. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Officials of Community Bank N.A. are asking for the community’s help in restocking area food shelves. 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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Keith Lobdell

PLATTSBURGH | The Saranac varsity girls basketball team got out to a 32-15 lead over Plattsburgh High Thursday, scoring a 46-25 win in the penultimate game to their regular season. Read more

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Jill Lobdell

PLATTSBURGH | The Seton Catholic girls varsity basketball team scored 28 points in the second half Thursday, pulling away for a 43-24 win over Chazy. 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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