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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Rev. Francis J. Flynn retired effective Jan. 1. At the time of his retirement, he was pastor of St. Elizabeth Church in Elizabethtown, St. Philip of Neri Church in Westport, and St. Joseph’s Church in Essex. Read more

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WHALLONSBURG | Indoor winter play for families with children from newborn to age six returns to the Whallonsburg Grange Hall on Saturday mornings starting on Saturday, Feb. 1. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | With opening day of the Empire State Winter Games just days away, a leg of the long-distance torch relay will make a stop in Elizabethtown on Jan. 30. Read more

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Honor Flight Donation 1-25-2020

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More than 200 local hunters recently participated in a Big Buck Contest, raising $2,117 for the North Country Honor Flight. Read more

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To the Editor: Being the 2020 United Way Campaign chair for Clinton County has been one of the most gratifying experiences I have ever been a part of. The word generosity has a new meaning for me as well. Read more

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Peru Sewer Meeting

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PERU | Plans are in place for $4.6 million in upgrades that include two new pumping stations and about 11,000 feet of new lines across parts of the town. But 44 home and business owners could potentially act as a roadblock. Read more

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Dan Alexander

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Impeachment phase II has now begun. We continue to witness the ratcheting up of hardball politics, with each move on the chess table. Both sides are forced to circle the wagons while moving farther left and right to protect the power they now enjoy. Read more

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Craig Scholl

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AU SABLE FORKS | The fire department will donate all proceeds from their Feb. 2 Big Breakfast Benefit to Craig Scholl as he now recovers from successful kidney surgery in Maryland and gears up for further treatment and expensive travel costs. Read more

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PERU | Tanner Lombard of Peru was named to the fall 2019 Lasell University Dean’s List in Newton, Massachusetts. Read more

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CANTON | Students are being recognized for earning dean’s list honors during the fall 2019 semester at SUNY Canton. Read more

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Poor Arnold, this big boy didn’t have an easy life before coming to the shelter. He was found dumped at our front door one morning stuffed into a small cat carrier. Read more

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ESSEX | An upcoming agricultural workshop will feature discussions on high tunnel, greenhouse and field irrigation systems. 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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CVPH-Job-Fair

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PLATTSBURGH | Potential employees line up near the lobby inside the University of Vermont Health Network-Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh and wait for on-the-spot interviews. The hospital welcomed more than 350 people. Read more

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Canadian Visitations

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PLATTSBURGH | Fun and games are what Jackie Cameron lives and breathes every day as general manager of the family entertainment center at the Comfort Inn in Plattsburgh. But the push to attract more of our neighbors to the north is leading to... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) announced that legislation he authored to ensure schools continue to receive state aid when they are forced to close due to state or local emergencies has passed the Assembly (A.7114). Read more

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To the Editor: Jobs, health care, housing, training and education. Power from renewable energy sources, repaired and upgraded infrastructure and power grids. Money to retrofit buildings. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Officials of ETS, a locally owned, MWBE-certified staffing and recruiting agency, announced the fourth annual Talent of the Year Award winners. Read more

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Crime Investigation

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PERU | New York State Police have released clues in the decades-old unsolved homicide of a Peru man; they hope the clues will trigger new information in the case. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | High school students seeking a direction with their careers could find it at an open house being held at Clinton Community College. Read more

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