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PLATTSBURGH | Republican Scott Beebie was recently announced by Members of the City of Plattsburgh Republican Committee as their candidate for mayor. Read more

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ROUSES POINT | Rouses Point Elementary School K-Kids recently organized a “Coins for Koalas” coin drive to benefit wildlife affected by the Australian bush fires. Read more

News Briefs - New York

Hero-EMTs

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PLATTSBURGH | Thomas O’Keefe hadn’t been feeling well when he left for a business trip to Washington, D.C., last summer. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Starting on March 1, New York is implementing its statewide Bag Waste Reduction Law in an effort to cut down on littering and damage to the environment. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | New York’s newly launched winter tourism “push” is part of continued investment throughout the North Country; it’s a “push” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he believes is and will pay dividends long term. Read more

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DANNEMORA | After the shocking and unexpected death of a close childhood friend, Jerry Haley knew he wanted to do something to help the local fight against addiction. Read more

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Good-Scout-Award

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PLATTSBURGH | The prestigious Good Scout Award was given this year in honor to Dan and Gayle Alexander, owners and publishers of Sun Community News, and Rosemary Souza-Botten a community partner. Read more

News Briefs - New York

PLATTSBURGH | Local residents are invited to an afternoon of family fun at Plattsburgh City Police Department’s annual “Coloring With A Cop” event. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A Keeseville man is accused of recently threatening a local TV station, just months after he allegedly made threats against a local community. Read more

Police Blotter

Vaping

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PLATTSBURGH | Since September of 2019, there have been a total of 60 confirmed vaping related deaths, four of which were in New York. Overall, there have been about 2,700 known cases of vaping-related illnesses in the last year. Read more

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Nick LaGoy

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PLATTSBURGH | As the North Country rallies behind him, veteran sports racer Nick LaGoy is recovering from serious injuries following a high-speed racing accident earlier this month. Read more

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I am writing concerning the guest column opinion of January 25, 2020 by David Sofrany. It has been said the population of the world could be put into the state of Texas. God is in control of the population. He takes care of humankind through natural Read more

Letters to the Editor

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TICONDEROGA | Fort Ticonderoga officials announced that the Beaty Family Scholarship will be awarded to a North Country History Day participant currently in ninth, tenth, or 11th grade during this year’s North Country History Day hosted at Fort Ticon Read more

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As a young child, I learned the incredible importance of Lake Placid and the spirit of the 1980 Olympics from my father. A dedicated winter sportsman, my father spent time in Lake Placid for a portion of the Olympic games. Read more

Guest Columnists

Billy Jones - 2020 - Color

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ALBANY | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Plattsburgh) was joined by leaders and members of the NYSCOPBA to urge lawmakers to support A.930, a bill that would end the practice of double-bunking in medium-security state correctional facility dormitories. Read more

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Casey Family donation

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KEESEVILLE | The Casey family poses with the donations to the Keeseville Volunteer Fire Department that they helped make possible. To honor the memory of Shauneen Casey, who passed away last year. Read more

News Briefs - New York

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PLATTSBURGH | Plattsburgh’s Hudson Headwaters Health Network (HHHN) center, located at 87 Plaza Boulevard, is celebrating its one-year anniversary since opening Feb. 4, 2019. Read more

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ALBANY | A week into the new session, state lawmakers reached a deal with Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) aimed at preventing limousine crashes like the one that killed 20 people, including some who had ties to the North Country, in Schoharie County in Oct '18 Read more

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SARANAC | Local residents can once again hit the ice at Saranac Town Hall. Read more

News Briefs - New York

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PLATTSBURGH | When Tenaya Kadimi’s bicycle was stolen, and later found destroyed on local train tracks, Plattsburgh City Police officers wanted to do something to help. Read more

News Briefs - New York