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Over the next few weeks while I’m on vacation, I plan to use some old columns that I hope provide some perspective on where we find ourselves today. more

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Westport Central and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central voters decided last week to move forward in the merger process between the two districts. more

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Just four weeks before Election Day, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has not yet agreed to debate his challengers. more

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Perhaps because I am a middle child, but I always found the path in the middle very comfortable. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Sun Community News & Printing has purchased a building at the intersection of Broad and Cornelia streets in Plattsburgh. more

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WESTPORT | Questions from the audience at The Sun’s forum to discuss a proposed merger between two neighboring school districts were provocative and looked to clear up several conflicting issues. more

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WESTPORT | Civility and honest introspection took center stage last Tuesday at a merger forum to discuss whether Elizabethtown-Lewis Central and Westport Central schools should form a new, centralized school district. more

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The nation was forced to witness high drama that could easily have been avoided when the Senate held a public hearing on the accusations made by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford regarding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. more

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The daily newspapers in New York’s 21st Congressional District are in a lather — but for the wrong reasons more

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We’ve watched the two-sided tug of war over Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s accusation of sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brent Kavanaugh for two weeks now. more

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Back in the April of 2016, I wrote about the corruption of the powerful on display with the upcoming presidential election. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Sun Community News will host a community forum to discuss the proposed merger of Westport Central School (WCS) and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School (ELCS). more

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Eight months after a pair of tariffs imposed by the Trump administration raised Canadian newsprint imports by double-digits, the fees are dead. more

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Recently we’ve all come to believe that as a nation we’ve reached a new low with all the animosity in Washington spilling out into the countryside. more

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We have so much information at our fingertips today, it’s no wonder people are beginning to realize the difference between the news they can trust to be accurate and the information that appears to be realistic on the surface... more

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I’ve received a number of emails from last week’s column and have had several discussions with folks from both sides of the aisle who recognize that what is going on in our political psyche these days isn’t in anyone’s best interest. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Sun Community News and Printing has made significant changes to the configuration of its press room. more

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo will debate his Democratic primary opponent Cynthia Nixon on Aug. 29. more

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At one time in our nation, it didn’t matter on which side of the political aisle you found yourself, nor far right or left of the middle. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Board of Education at Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School met last week and fielded feedback on merger debate. more

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Over the next few weeks while I’m on vacation, I plan to use some old columns that I hope provide some perspective on where we find ourselves today. more

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Perhaps because I am a middle child, but I always found the path in the middle very comfortable. more

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The nation was forced to witness high drama that could easily have been avoided when the Senate held a public hearing on the accusations made by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford regarding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. more

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We’ve watched the two-sided tug of war over Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s accusation of sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brent Kavanaugh for two weeks now. more

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Back in the April of 2016, I wrote about the corruption of the powerful on display with the upcoming presidential election. more

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Recently we’ve all come to believe that as a nation we’ve reached a new low with all the animosity in Washington spilling out into the countryside. more

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We have so much information at our fingertips today, it’s no wonder people are beginning to realize the difference between the news they can trust to be accurate and the information that appears to be realistic on the surface... more

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I’ve received a number of emails from last week’s column and have had several discussions with folks from both sides of the aisle who recognize that what is going on in our political psyche these days isn’t in anyone’s best interest. more

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At one time in our nation, it didn’t matter on which side of the political aisle you found yourself, nor far right or left of the middle. more

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As another summer begins to fade quickly and the days are beginning to grow shorter, we all try to squeeze in those summertime activities before school is back in session. more

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The North Country lost a man who holds a special place for many who knew him as a hard-working businessman, good father, and husband — just a regular guy who loved his Ford cars and a man with a really big heart. more

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Challenges are part of daily living in both one’s personal life and that of every business. more

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I was told many years ago when I first joined the industry that once you get ink in your veins by working at a news organization, nothing else really comes close in comparison. more

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Given the upcoming battle over the recent nomination of Brent Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, I thought it might be worthwhile to look at the oath each member has sworn to uphold. more

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As I write this column, President Trump has yet to announce his official nominee for the open position on the Supreme Court. more

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Last week’s tragic shooting at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland has shed new light on the close ties between local communities and their hometown community paper. more

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As we celebrate Free Community Newspaper month, I thought we might update you on a few of the key benchmarks The Sun has achieved recently. more

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The real truth is what we all long to know. more

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Grandma Grotecelli always said, “Sticks and stones will break your bones, but names can never hurt you.” more

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    In Memory of Doc - Emma Cee, left, and Susie Allott approach the finish line at the 35th Annual Doc Lopez Run for Health, held on Saturday, March 21 in Keene Valley and Elizabethtown.

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    Taste of home - Nearly 1,200 amateur chefs from across the North Country gathered at Plattsburgh’s Crete Memorial Civic Center on Sunday, Nov. 2 for the Taste of Home Cooking School program, a daylong event that culminated with a presentation by rock star chef Eric Villegas. Pictured here is Anna Bushey with Villegas and Denton Publications host Ed Coats. Bushey won a new range during the event.

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    Community dignitaries, Trustco Bank officials and area citizens gathered recently in Warrensburg to celebrate the opening of the newest Trustco Bank, Warrensburg Branch. Pictured left to right is Regional Branch Adminstrator, Takla Awad; Assistant Branch Manager, Devin Tennent; Warrensburg Town Supervisor, Kevin Geraghty; Branch Manager, Bethany DeMarsh; Official Trustco Mascot, Trusty; Head Teller, Ashley Wessling; and Teller, Brianna DeZalia.

  • Sheri Provost won a new range, the grand prize at the Taste of Home. On the left is Culinary Specialist Michael Barna, and on the right is the event’s emcee, Shaun Kittle.

  • Saranac Lake Village Board of Trustees candidates Mark Gillis, Paul Van Cott, Barbara Rice and Jeff Branch at the Meet the Candidates Forum at the Harrietstown Town Hall March 12.

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