Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


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PLATTSBURGH | Many people have Martin Luther King, Jr. day off from school and work. But for people around the region, it was a day on, not a day off, as they volunteered to help honor Dr. King’s civil rights legacy. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Through song, dance, speeches and stories, dozens of people paid tribute to Dr. King while discussing how to keep his dream of equality alive during the annual MLK service at the Blessed Newman Center on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Read more

The Sun

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Last weekend during the heatwave, I had the chance to watch several television programs on the 50th anniversary of the NASA moon landing by Apollo 11. Read more

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COLCHESTER | Jonathan L. Walton, a Harvard University author, social ethicist and religious scholar, will be keynote speaker on Monday, Jan. 21, during Saint Michael’s College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation Week in Colchester. Read more

The Vermont Eagle


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PLATTSBURGH | A little bit of time, and a set of old clothes, are all it takes. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | On Saturday, an open coffeehouse at First Presbyterian Church Great Hall here will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. Read more

The Sun


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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

The Sun

RUTLAND — College of St. Joseph will host a presentation by Dr. Paul Miller of Green Tech High Charter School in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 16. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

JOHNSON — Penny Patch, who was active in the 1960s with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a civil rights group, will be the keynote speaker at Johnson State College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance Jan. 16. Read more

The Vermont Eagle