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PLATTSBURGH | Local officials are optimistic about Bombardier’s intended sale of its transportation division and the future of the Plattsburgh rail-car manufacturing plant. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Twenty-five Moriah Central School students will be a little warmer this winter thanks to the Port Henry Knights of Columbus Council 384 Coats for Kids Program. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Celebrated actor William Shatner recently visited Ticonderoga for Star Trek Original Series Set Tour’s anticipated “Treksgiving” event. The television icon arrived on time to greet a throng of excited fans. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik released a statement Tuesday expressing her support of a deal on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Read more

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CHAMPLAIN | New York State Police responded to a fatal car accident around 6:50 a.m. Monday morning in the Town of Champlain, along state Route 11. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As another act to make The City of Plattsburgh a New York State Climate Smart Community, the city council voted to join together with the Town of Plattsburgh and municipalities to reduce greenhouse emissions with a new act. Read more

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WESTPORT | Champlain Area Trails (CATS) has published two new trail maps that cover hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing opportunities in the Champlain Valley. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Renowned for its family-friendly vibe, the Adirondack Balloon Festival took place last weekend as its 47th annual edition is held in Queensbury and Glens Falls. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Salmon are back. At least, for scientists and anglers, this past summer’s findings in the Lake Champlain Basin give a new hope for the species. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration of 2019 will start Sept. 12 and continue until Sept. 15. The theme for this year’s commemoration event is “Red, White and Blue.” Read more

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TICONDEROGA | If you love what you do,  why not work until — oh, say the age of 96? On a Sunday in late August, Grace Trombley played and sang at the Ticonderoga First United Methodist Church, the capstone on a musical career that began 82 years... Read more

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We have been hearing it for the last year or two, the invasion is coming, no not migrants, the Emerald Ash borer. Read more

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This year, 58 horses have already died on New York State race tracks.  Ten have died at Saratoga Race Course since April.  Horseracing is cruelty and violence disguised as sport and entertainment. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Roughly 170 years ago, the North Country was home to a railroad that had nothing to do with steam engines and depots. The Underground Railroad was a clandestine network of safe houses for runaway slaves heading to Canada and freedom. 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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PORT HENRY | Hikers will descend on Port Henry June 1 for the Moriah Challenge, in which they have one day to complete four trails. 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 | The Plattsburgh Common Council last week authorized an agreement that would connect the city to a proposed state trail. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Between 2017-18, Clinton County saw a 5.7 percent bump in occupancy tax revenue. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Local businesses remain confident that the area’s economy is growing. Read more

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