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PLATTSBURGH | Representatives from the Adirondack Region Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Coalition said they recently completed a successful income tax assistance program that proved beneficial for many low- to moderate-income people... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A carnival for kids is planned for this Saturday at the Plattsburgh Rec Center. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | The partial government shutdown will be affecting Warren County citizens who utilize various social services programs. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | As the government shutdown lumbers on with no end in sight, county officials have begun to field calls about Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | In the North Country, the cost of heating a home through the frigid winters months can prove too much for some residents to shoulder. Read more

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According to a news report last week by Montpelier investigative reporter and columnist Guy Page, of State Headliners appearing occasionally in this newspaper, Vermont’s homeless population is on the rise. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County’s Health Department has secured a $250,000 grant from the Adirondack Health Institute designed to improve local access to fresh foods. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Ongoing policy review of legalizing marijuana use in New York drew a thumbs down Monday in Essex County. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Child Protective Services in Essex County might gain armed guards. Read more

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At periods of political crisis, the genius of the U.S. Constitution shines through. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County law enforcement personnel have a new roadside device to test for suspected drugged driving. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | County agencies are wondering aloud how patients and clients can be transported following a sting that took down Medicaid-funded taxi agencies last month. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Three new top executives in Warren County government were named March 16 — and one resignation was announced — as county supervisors held their monthly meeting. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Three top executive positions in Warren County government are to be filled this week, as appointments to the posts are to be voted on Friday by the Warren County Board of Supervisors at their monthly meeting. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County will receive over $190,000 in state funding over the next three years to aid in an indigent legal services fund. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has asked state lawmakers to authorize funding for a study that will explore the legalization of recreational marijuana in New York state. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | State Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) has authored a bill that would increase required reporting of suspected domestic violence cases to local social services agencies. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Over 170 children had their Christmas made a little brighter through the efforts of employees at Essex County and other local organizations. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors offered their thanks to a pair of sheriffs deputies who were able to help save six animals in Moriah recently. Read more

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I have come to eagerly await the weekly arrival of The Sun as it has proven to provide wonderful coverage of what is going on in our North Country. Read more

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