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PLATTSBURGH | The lifting of import taxes on Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum brought relief from several local and regional representatives. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Outgoing SUNY Plattsburgh President John Ettling and his wife, Lisa Lewis, were feted at a gala event May 3, a special occasion to reflect on the couple’s 15 years of leadership at the college. Read more

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The generations before us built our communities from the ground up. Whether they founded the local businesses we know and love, helped us find our passion in the classroom or passed on immeasurable knowledge, we owe them a great debt of gratitude. Read more

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Having well trained and equipped emergency services can mean the difference between life and death. In rural towns across the state we ask brave men and women to volunteer for the safety and well-being of our communities. Read more

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

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh City School District Board of Education (BOE) last week voted to move forward with repair of the Webb Island Footbridge — without the City of Plattsburgh’s involvement. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) honored six local women for their contributions to North Country communities at his Women of Distinction ceremony which was held Saturday, April 6, at the Strafford Center Theatre... Read more

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MORIAH | Essex County lawmakers are asking that the state allow two correctional facilities here to remain open. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A Montreal-based green energy company is putting down roots in Plattsburgh. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Repair of the Webb Island Footbridge may be imminent. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh City School District Board of Education has set a special meeting Tuesday to consider a deal that could lead to the repair of the Webb Island Footbridge as early as this spring. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Another bout of offers and counteroffers that may ultimately decide the fate of the Webb Island Footbridge has begun. Read more

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ALBANY | The state Assembly last Wednesday approved a bill that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21. Read more

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Our system of democracy is based on the idea that every voice and opinion has value and should be represented. Read more

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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed legislation designed to prevent those deemed a threat to themselves or others from purchasing or possessing a firearm. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The United Way of the Adirondack Region is closing their 2019 fundraising campaign with a projected total of $688,750. Read more

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ALBANY | Citing a decline in the state’s crime rate and prison population, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Feb. 15 that his administration plans to direct the shuttering of up to three state correctional facilities this year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the state legislature now in session with a new Democratic majority, the North Country delegation touched down in Plattsburgh on Friday to brief local industry leaders on the latest from Albany. Read more

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It has been a year plus since the Plattsburgh School Board closed the Saranac footbridge. Read more

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Mental health is often underappreciated by the public and stigmatized by the media. It’s just as important to our overall health as is our physical health. Read more

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The generations before us built our communities from the ground up. Whether they founded the local businesses we know and love, helped us find our passion in the classroom or passed on immeasurable knowledge, we owe them a great debt of gratitude. Read more

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Having well trained and equipped emergency services can mean the difference between life and death. In rural towns across the state we ask brave men and women to volunteer for the safety and well-being of our communities. Read more

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Our system of democracy is based on the idea that every voice and opinion has value and should be represented. Read more

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Mental health is often underappreciated by the public and stigmatized by the media. It’s just as important to our overall health as is our physical health. Read more

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Each year, the holidays remind us of how fortunate we are. Read more

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Over the last two years, I have had the pleasure of partnering with many great individuals and organizations that work hard to help members of our community. Read more

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We often question whether the innovative nature of technology is a good or bad thing. Read more

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In honor of September being National Recovery Awareness Month, I recently spent a day meeting with people and organizations dedicated to helping those affected by the opioid crisis. Read more

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As a legislator, I make it a point to stay accessible and available to my constituents. Read more

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This year, I was proud to stand with my colleagues in ensuring that ride-sharing companies have the ability to operate statewide. Read more

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Direct care workers do so much for our communities. Read more

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