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PLATTSBURGH | A topic on the minds of many New Yorkers is the legalization of recreational marijuana. Despite promises by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to legalize the substance, it failed at this year’s legislative session... Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Years of strategic planning here will advance with nearly $10 million in Downtown Revitalization Initiative funds. Read more

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Summer is in full swing here in the North Country, and families are taking advantage of the warm weather and long days by spending more time outdoors. Bike riding can be a great way to stay fit and healthy as well as explore our... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The MHAB’S Life Skills Campus and Champlain Valley Family Center’s (CVFC) new recovery center, All Ways to Recovery, held its grand opening July 24. The center, located at 14 Dormitory Drive in Plattsburgh, focuses on using... Read more

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Whether transporting products for a small business, going to work or getting their kids to school, folks in the North Country depend on our local roads and bridges that get them where they need to go. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Director of Community Services Richelle Gregory came to the recent Clinton County Health Committee meeting to discuss the needs of local mental health and addiction services... Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | The Adirondack Association of Towns and Villages (AATV) convened at historic Hotel Saranac in Saranac Lake for their annual summer meeting recently. Read more

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The warm weather is finally here and for many of us in the North Country, that means spending more time outdoors. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Plattsburgh’s Hudson Headwaters Family Health Center hosted its grand opening ceremony June 5. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The North American Center of Excellence for Transportation Equipment (NAmTrans) recently hosted the Quebec-New York Aerospace/Transportation Equipment Rendezvous at the North Country Chamber of Commerce. Read more

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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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Summer is in full swing here in the North Country, and families are taking advantage of the warm weather and long days by spending more time outdoors. Bike riding can be a great way to stay fit and healthy as well as explore our... Read more

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Whether transporting products for a small business, going to work or getting their kids to school, folks in the North Country depend on our local roads and bridges that get them where they need to go. Read more

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The warm weather is finally here and for many of us in the North Country, that means spending more time outdoors. 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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