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WARRENSBURG | In a project to explore aspects of natural science while promoting health, a group of about 16 sixth-grade students at Warrensburg Elementary School have been building greenhouses on wheels to raise vegetables year-round. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | After hosting what was believed to be a record crowd last weekend for the third installment of the 2019 Lake George Winter Carnival, event officials are now predicting another large crowd for the Carnival’s finale... 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

Guest Columnists

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WESTPORT | The planned start-up pre-kindergarten at Westport Central School has combined with current programs at Elizabethtown-Lewis Central, which has added a second classroom this year. Read more

The Sun

TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga area Backpack Program has been awarded a $10,000 grant by the Joy in Childhood Foundation, an organization that provides grants to hundreds of non-profits to make a difference in the lives of kids across the country. Read more

The Sun

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RUTLAND | “Harry Potter Book Night” is coming to Phoenix Books at 2 Center St. in Rutland on Feb. 7. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

On the other side of the door, our newborn daughter is sleeping snugly in her pretty new crib.  I never knew I could love anyone as much as I love that sweet little body. Read more

Community Columnists

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TICONDEROGA | At Christmas, a 7-year-old can be excused for focusing on the packages under the tree with her name on them. Read more

The Sun

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RUTLAND | Phoenix Books in downtown Rutland will host Vermont children’s book author Lizi Boyd Saturday, Jan. 19 at 11 a.m. for a story time featuring her new picture book, “Night Play.” Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | A local artist will talk about her efforts to empower refugee youth through photography at the Saranac Lake Free Library next week. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH |  SUNY Plattsburgh students, faculty and staff helped grant gift wishes for 125 children and sent $1,500 in $10 food vouchers for the Clinton County Department of Social Services to distribute to some 75 families... Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Over the past several weeks, Warrensburg’s public spaces have been aglow in holiday lighting... Read more

The Sun

TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga Central School was awarded a $3,500 grant by the Pearsall Adirondack Foundation for the school’s food distribution programs. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | It was three years ago that, in the wake of an unexpected tragedy, one local family decided to do something that would bring the joy back to Christmas. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A nondescript U-Haul truck, filled to the brim with brightly-colored boxes, puttered to a stop before a pop-up storefront in the city’s south end last week. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | On the heels of the school district merger, the Elizabethtown Social Center (ESC) will expand their Teen Rec Program membership to include students from Westport Central. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | One of the nation’s surviving fairy tale amusement parks is soon to step into a new era. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Employees at Champlain National Bank have organized projects throughout Essex and Franklin counties to help make the holidays a little brighter for local families. Read more

The Sun

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SCHROON LAKE | In a developing island nation a thousand miles from home, Schroon Lake speech-language pathologist Jeanette Weber noticed some striking differences, of course, but also some striking similarities. Read more

The Sun

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CHESTERTOWN | For nearly half a century, the Chestertown Rotary Club has been brightening the holidays for local youngsters by sponsoring a treasured local tradition: Santa’s visit to the town of Chester. Read more

The Sun

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