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PLATTSBURGH | Hollywood comes to the North Country with the premiere of “Escape at Dannemora." more

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PLATTSBURGH | As the region gears up for the premiere of Showtime’s “Escape at Dannemora” this week, the miniseries isn’t the only media revisiting the notorious prison break which terrified local residents and riveted the nation’s attention. more

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PLATTSBURGH | A former civilian worker at Clinton Correctional has been sentenced to a year in jail for engaging in an illicit relationship with an inmate and providing contraband. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The escape from Clinton Correctional Facility by two convicted murders in 2015 immediately drew comparisons to Hollywood capers like the “Shawshank Redemption.” more

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KEENE VALLEY | By its title, you may think that the upcoming production by the Book & Blanket Players has something to do with the infamous Dannemora prison break in 2015. more

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PERU | A quiet residential road cradling the town line between Peru and Plattsburgh will host a film crew early next month. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Ben Stiller’s production company is footing the bill for traffic control costs associated with filming their mini-series around the county last month. more

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RAY BROOK | Just two years after a pair of convicted killers broke out of Clinton Correctional in a sophisticated escape plot, interest in the caper is surging. more

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PLATTSBURGH — Jason Camoy had always wanted to be a corrections officer. more

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ALBANY — When you are at the center of a national story that plays out like a Hollywood movie, you’re going to get noticed. more

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CADYVILLE — The Cadyville Volunteer Fire Department is looking forward to its second attempt of the 50th annual Cadyville Field Day this Sunday. more

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Systemic failures, chronic complacency led to prison break, says scathing report issued one year to the day after escape more

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RAY BROOK — Members of the New York State Police Troop B held a Memorial Service to honor the lives of 13 Troopers who gave their life in the line of duty. more

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The towns of Willsboro and Essex are going over their 2016 tax cap in order to establish a new combined town ambulance district. more

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PLATTSBURGH — Award winning local author Lawrence Gooley will be giving a presentation called “Escape From Dannemora: Breakouts, Tortures and Violence in Clinton Prison’s Past” on Monday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. more

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RAY BROOK — The man who ended the largest manhunt in state history was honored last month by his peers and this month by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. more

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PLATTSBURGH — The prison employee who helped two convicted murderers in their daring escape from a maximum security prison in June was sentenced to 2 1/3 to seven years in prison on Monday. more

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