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One of my favorite poems entitled “The Cold Within” was written by James Patrick Kinney in the 1960s. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The state legislature last week passed two bills designed to ban the use of gay conversion therapy on minors and protect residents from discrimination based on their gender identity. Read more

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Mary Lamphear’s Dec. 29 letter to the editor concerning the Minerva-Newcomb sports program may have left your readers with the sense that the administration and school board of Minerva Central School are a group of selfish monsters... Read more

Letters to the Editor

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PLATTSBURGH | The minimum wage upstate hit $11.10 an hour last week, the latest increase in a series of gradual hikes. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY - Addison County independent candidate for the Vermont State Senate Marie Audet, a resident of Bridport, reacted strongly to an Addison Independent newspaper column last week which she described as satirizing the sexual abuse of women. Read more

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In the past two years, we’ve seen an outpouring of hate, attempts at overt discrimination and attempted rollback of basic human rights protections at the federal level. Read more

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Lionel Petion

Race has always been a third rail in American politics. So let’s talk about it. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Fliers advertising what appears to be a white nationalist group, “Patriot Front,” were posted in multiple places around the city this past week... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The number of refugees crossing into Canada at Roxham Road in Champlain is declining. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Rainbow flags will fly in downtown Plattsburgh next weekend. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton County Board of Legislators is exploring the idea of implementing a project labor agreement (PLA) for the Plattsburgh International Airport’s state-funded expansion projects. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — Kelly Metzgar ran into a roadblock in 2012 as she tried to find a doctor to prescribe hormones during her male-to-female transition process. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — When Madeline McGrath left her downtown job to walk home last week, the last thing she expected to see was a swastika carved onto Bridge Street. Read more

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GLENS FALLS —  As about 150 local citizens of various races streamed into Christ Church after marching hand-in-hand in an observance of Martin Luther King’s birthday on Monday. Read more

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The EPA gave Ticonderoga money and deadlines to take care of water and sewer woes. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — The journey from transitioning from male to female was a struggle for Kelly Leigh Metzgar. Read more

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