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TICONDEROGA | PRIDE of Ticonderoga is seeking contractors and a program administrator to put into motion $1.5 million in housing-related grants that have been awarded to the community-development organization since April. Read more

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Post office inspectors, who for the past three years have been trying without apparent success to fasten upon H. Bernard Hawley, Lake George, the crime of stealing a registered mail pouch containing $22,500 in currency from a Hudson Valley... Read more

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A nation’s wealth has always come from having products to build and sell. That holds true in small communities and cities across the country. Read more

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Is voluntarism dying in our communities? Last year, Lake Placid’s Kiwanis Club folded after more than 90 years of service due to dwindling membership. The impact on people in our community has been significant. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | In the past year, volunteers in the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) have planned numerous events, projects and initiatives and worked closely with their community pa Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County residents have been asked to identify the most pressing health concerns in the community via an online survey through the end of February. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | A consulting firm is seeking public input on proposed updates to signage along the Central Adirondack Trail Scenic Byway, a stretch of recreational trail that runs through Route 28 and along the Hudson River watershed. Read more

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After five years at The Sun — the past two as managing editor — I’m moving on to new opportunities. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Sun Community News & Printing has added to its growing news team. Nathan Ovalle has joined the organization as managing editor. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The FitzPatrick Cancer Center is bringing together lovers of food and art alike next month for a fundraiser to benefit local cancer patients. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Nicholas Pope remembers running down the street after school with his friends, a dollar bill crumpled up in the then 14-year-old’s pocket. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | A new “Chester Wellness Center” featuring workout facilities and training, behavioral health counseling — and various other programs encouraging a healthy lifestyle — may be established in town if... Read more

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CROWN POINT | Soldiers overseas received a special holiday gift this season, thanks to one high school student’s efforts to make them feel appreciated. Read more

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I have the privilege of serving on the annual United Way campaign team. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | Keene Central School is looking at the cost of renovation, repairs and capital project reconstruction at the school facility. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | It was supposed to have been one of Stephanie DeZalia’s better days. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | With the Chestertown Rotary Club now completing its 70th year of service to the communities of northern Warren County, several local Rotarians talked this week about the club’s activities, events and community service work... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A little bit of time, and a set of old clothes, are all it takes. Read more

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For the past several years, I’ve focused both my financial donations and volunteer efforts almost exclusively on the United Way for one reason: results. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton County Legislature is weighing a proposal that could result in the creation of the first land bank in the tri-county area. Read more

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  • During the 2013 edition of the World’s Largest Garage Sale, bargain-hunters walk up Main St. in Warrensburg. The sale offers virtually everything from dollar-store items, tools and household goods to valuable antiques and rare collectibles. This year’s great sale, officially to be held Saturday Oct. 3 through Sunday Oct. 4, is to offer train rides for visitors seeking to avoid the traffic and parking woes — as well as the ‘Family Fun Zone’ which features free entertainment and activities for those weary of shopping.

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    LEMONAIDES — Young volunteers Jamisyn Baker, Sophia Tedesco, Maguire Baker, and Jaryn Mazzariello-Peer crewed a lemonade stand last week to help raise money, with the Southwestern Council On Aging, for the 2015 Walk-to-End Alzheimer’s. Members of the Rutland City Fire Department stopped by to show their support and purchase some hirst-quenching lemonade. The Rutland Walk-to-End Alzheimer’s will be held Saturday, Sept, 12, in Main Street Park located along U.S. Route 7. For details, contact Heather L Baker at 802-786-5990 or

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    At its recent meeting, the Middlebury Select Board authorized Town Manager Kathleen Ramsay to submit a grant application to the Addison County Regional Planning Commission's Transportation Advisory Committee.

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    Pictured above is a few of 14 duplexes built to house army officers and their families. They housed some very well known leaders in America’s military history including Leonard Wood, Douglas MacArthur, Johnathan Wainwright, Mark Clark, George Marshall and Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.