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Stealing a line from Gordon Lightfoot’s song “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald”: “The lake, it is said, never gives up her dead when the skies of November turn gloomy.” Read more

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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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DANNEMORA | Joyce Mitchell is expected to walk free from prison today less than five years after she helped two murderers escape Clinton Correctional Facility. Read more

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WILLSBORO | The Willsboro Town Council has spent months reviewing public comments, public health and safety law, and preparing legal language for a proposed new nuisance law. Read more

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It’s Sunday afternoon, Jan. 26, and I just learned of the tragic death of Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and seven other individuals yet to be named in a helicopter accident in California. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | First it was nuclear, then coal. Now, wind power is on the chopping block in NIMBY Vermont. Read more

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PERU | New York State Police have released clues in the decades-old unsolved homicide of a Peru man; they hope the clues will trigger new information in the case. Read more

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GRANVILLE | On Jan. 5, at approximately 4:38 p.m., 911 operators received a call regarding a residential fire at 210 Post Office Hill Rd. in the town of Granville, Vermont. Read more

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Parents have been spotting me out and about and when they do, they are asking me more and more questions about measles. To answer their questions, let me spread some information about this disease, rather than the measles virus itself. Read more

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Turning Back The Pages

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Politics was his game: Gov. Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, New York state governor, made a decision to not seek the Republican nomination for the presidency, which came with dramatic suddenness for the Republican Party. Read more

Community Columnists

The Graves Mansion

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AU SABLE FORKS | The storied Graves Mansion, a home-born of the Industrial Revolution that some describe as the historical heart of Au Sable Forks, is expected to be auctioned off in a bank foreclosure sale next week. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A third, and final, hearing on the local Essex County Coroner Law reform was held recently after a Board of Supervisors Ways and Means meeting. The law that was voted in Aug. 5, is the fourth to pass this year by the current board. Read more

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A Corinth boy, 23 years old, is under arrest, accused of misconduct with his sisters, 16 and 13 years old. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | A Warrensburg high school teacher beloved by hundreds of area residents for nurturing, challenging and mentoring students through their teenage years, passed away last week — and people of all ages shared their memories of her... Read more

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WILMINGTON | Fire that apparently started in a ground-floor apartment at 1158 Springfield Road claimed the life of Brittany Barney. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Dr. Sherry Hood Penney, 81, who served as interim president at SUNY Plattsburgh from 1986 to 1987, died at her Florida home. Read more

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CHESTER | Warren County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a residence in the Town of Chester for a male who had fallen from a roof while removing the existing shingles May 8. Read more

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THURMAN | A multi-talented, generous man prominent in northern Warren County was remembered by neighbors this week following his death May 2 at age 78. Read more

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My father, Henry A. Pinsonneault, a resident of Bennington passed away on Feb. 15, 2002, at the age of 94; had he lived a little longer he would be 123 years old now. Read more

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Ira Millington, of Bakers Mills, was severely injured in an accident there Friday morning, March 14, 1919. He was driving his team in front of the store of Morehouse & Lawrence and leading a horse behind his wagon. Read more

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