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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton, Essex and Franklin County District came to the Clinton County Mental Health and Addiction Amphitheater to criticize the impacts of the Bail and Discovery Reform laws, which will go into effect on New Year’s Day 2020. Read more

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Stewart's Grand Opening - Chester

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WARREN COUNTY | Hundreds of people were drawn to the new, far-larger Stewart’s Shop convenience store in Chester at its grand-opening event for free ice cream and other promotions, area officials attending a ribbon-cutting ceremony focused on... Read more

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American Legion Post 20 Veterans Day Ceremony

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PLATTSBURGH | The American Legion Post 20 hosted a Veterans Day Ceremony last Friday, Nov. 8. Vietnam veterans were honored at the event by many local & state officials. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Arts Council held a reception for supervisors at the historic Hand House last week to thank them for their role in helping to revive an agency that just a decade ago had been in danger of withering away. Read more

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Lewis Veterans' Park Dedication Ceremony

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LEWIS | More than 200 residents attended the dedication last Saturday, Oct. 5, of Lewis Veterans Park, where names of military sons and daughters of Lewis are raised in bronze on plaques to honor their service in combat and in times of peace. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | A recent four-day survey of Lake George for Asian Clams indicates that these mollusks have spread to three new sites in Lake George, joining 24 other sites where the invasive species has been found. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Torrential downpours forecasted for the afternoon of the grand opening of Adirondack Health’s new Lake Placid Health and Medical Fitness center held off for the facility’s dedication Aug. 7. Read more

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WILMINGTON | Randy Preston’s two-year battle with cancer ended Thursday, July 18. The 60-year-old Wilmington supervisor and veteran of his local Wilmington Volunteer Fire Department was known for his “real and true” nature and devotion to Wilmington Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Central School community came out Thursday, June 20, to celebrate the crowning moment in team sports for the school, honoring the 2019 Class C baseball state champions in the auditorium at Ticonderoga High School. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors held a special meeting in addition to their regular meeting June 10. Read more

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MORIAH | Essex County lawmakers are asking that the state allow two correctional facilities here to remain open. Read more

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Elizabethtown | Essex County is in the early stages of implementing a pilot program designed to address critical emergency service gaps and labor shortages. Read more

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ALBANY | The state Assembly last Wednesday approved a bill that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | Lack of internet connectivity has a huge impact on the lives of area residents, Laurie Arnheiter said this week as she announced an upcoming public broadband informational meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 15... Read more

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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed legislation designed to prevent those deemed a threat to themselves or others from purchasing or possessing a firearm. Read more

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ALBANY | Citing a decline in the state’s crime rate and prison population, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Feb. 15 that his administration plans to direct the shuttering of up to three state correctional facilities this year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the state legislature now in session with a new Democratic majority, the North Country delegation touched down in Plattsburgh on Friday to brief local industry leaders on the latest from Albany. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Local residents are beginning to see the fruits of state-funded broadband expansion efforts. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Mayor Robert Blais voiced a plea last week in person to state officials, telling them that the taxpayers of Lake George would be undertaking a crushing debt load if the state doesn’t direct at least $6 million more towards... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The state legislature on Tuesday passed the strongest set of gun control measures since the SAFE Act. Read more

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  • Stewart's Grand Opening - Chester

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    Stewart's Grand Opening - Chester

    While people were packing the new enlarged Chester Stewart’s Shop for its grand-opening celebration, area officials and community members gathered in front of the convenience store for a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Holding up the ends of the ribbon are (left side, left to right): Glens Falls YMCA’s Brian Bearor, state Assemblyman Dan Stec and U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, and (left side) Chester town board member Karen DuRose — while store manager Vicky Tucker (center) prepares to cut the ribbon. Representatives of the North Warren Chamber of Commerce and the Tri-Lakes Community Alliance were also on hand.