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SARANAC | Registration for the Saranac Central School District’s 2020-2021 pre-kindergarten program is now open. Read more

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MORRISONVILLE | The town of Schuyler Falls is collecting warm clothing for children at its office at 997 Mason St. in Morrisonville. “It’s a case of neighbors helping neighbors,” Supervisor Kevin Randall said. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Winter can make just about anything seem unappealing. But, in about a year from now, this park could begin to look very different, and not just because of the snow melting. Read more

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With so many children playing so many sports nowadays, parents have been competing to ask me questions about what they can do to make sure their child is as safe as possible when practicing or playing a particular sport. Read more

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MORIAH | Children born between Dec. 2, 2015, and Dec. 1, 2016, are eligible to attend the NYS Universal pre-Kindergarten Program. Sign-up for the 2020-21 school year will run through Friday, Jan. 31. Read more

News Briefs - New York

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WILLSBORO | Cameras are mounted below Stop-Arms on all Willsboro Central School buses. New law allows use of footage to investigate possible violations. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Families and friends kicked off the new year of 2020 by connecting with mother nature during a free hike at Point Au Roche State Park. Read more

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LEWIS | A $99,624 Smart Growth grant award for Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) in Essex County will expand Adirondack Harvest online search functions and add staff for a larger marketing outreach in 2020. Read more

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Parents have been spotting me out and about and when they do, they are asking me more and more questions about measles. To answer their questions, let me spread some information about this disease, rather than the measles virus itself. Read more

Community Columnists

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PERU | The Peru Central School District has what many would call a good problem to have: the staff is racing to get ready to double the size of its pre-kindergarten program starting Jan. 21. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Since 1955, three generations of one family has taught thousands of students in the North Country to dance. Mothers and daughters, adults and children alike, dance in time while following in each other's footsteps. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Freedom and Christmas: two words that sum up this time of year for children across the region, while also bringing up feelings of dread for parents who must work during the winter holiday break. Read more

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JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Central School’s “Operation Santa” has been — and continues to be — a successful fundraising program. Now in its 38th year, the program clearly has staying power in the local community. Read more

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KEESEVILLE | Local children gathered at the Elks Lodge in Keeseville Sunday morning for the annual "Breakfast with Santa". Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Hundreds of people from near and far attended Christmas in Warrensburgh last weekend despite chilly weather and competing holiday festivals in the region. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Champlain National Bank has created many ways to help brighten the holidays for families, youth and seniors throughout the North Country. Project We Care provides for nearby neighbors in need. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | For almost 50 years, the Chestertown Rotary Club has been delighting children during the holiday season by sponsoring a popular, treasured tradition — Santa’s visit to the town of Chester. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The town of Plattsburgh had a groundbreaking of an upcoming affordable housing complex last month, Nov. 6. The complex, Atlas Heights, will be located off of New York Road, on the former airbase. Read more

The Sun

CHAMPLAIN | The Village of Champlain issued an official curfew for those under the age of 18. The idea of a curfew came after Clinton County Sheriff’s Department reported numerous acts of vandalism or petty crime after the sun went down. Read more

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BRISTOL | As the investigation continues into the Dec. 3 shooting that involved two state troopers, Vermont State Police officials are identifying the man who was shot as Greg West, 28, of Bristol. Read more

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    Trick or Treat on Safety Street will return to Plattsburgh’s Crete Civic Center on Oct. 27.