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ELIZABETHTOWN | Close to a year and nearly $1 million into a $2.27 pilot program designed to improve ambulance service, Essex County still has not received any reimbursement or even a signed contract from the state. Read more

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Parents have been bringing up lots of questions about what to do when their child vomits. Let me toss out some helpful information on this topic. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) announced that legislation he authored to ensure schools continue to receive state aid when they are forced to close due to state or local emergencies has passed the Assembly (A.7114). Read more

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ESSEX COUNTY | Residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed by the 2019 Halloween storm will not be getting any help from the federal government after a request for emergency individual aid was denied last week. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The year 2019 saw many municipalities move ahead with major infrastructure and capital repair projects for 2020. Here are some news highlights from Essex County in 2019. Read more

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Saranac Elementary third graders recently donated more than 60 handmade blankets to the Saranac, Cadyville and Dannemora fire departments to store in their ambulances for emergencies. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved $500,000 in emergency relief funding following the Halloween rainstorm that left widespread damage throughout Vermont, according to Gov. Phil Scott’s office. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Green Party Presidential Candidate Howie Hawkins visited Plattsburgh as part of his campaign last week. He visited and met with supporters at city hall, Olive Ridleys and SUNY Plattsburgh Nov. 20-21. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Last week’s Halloween minicyclone did more property damage than first anticipated. Green Mountain Power officials were still accessing the damage from the surprise Oct. 31 rain and wind event when the Eagle went to press. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Forest rangers are used to getting emergency calls concerning wilderness hikers who have gotten lost or turned an ankle. But a trapped horse, not so much. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | PRIDE of Ticonderoga is seeking contractors and a program administrator to put into motion $1.5 million in housing-related grants that have been awarded to the community-development organization since April. Read more

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Having well trained and equipped emergency services can mean the difference between life and death. In rural towns across the state we ask brave men and women to volunteer for the safety and well-being of our communities. Read more

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Elizabethtown | Essex County is in the early stages of implementing a pilot program designed to address critical emergency service gaps and labor shortages. Read more

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HAGUE | New York Route 9N in Hague will be closed for about three months as the Department of Transportation makes a difficult fix to a section of highway that is in danger of sliding into Lake George. Read more

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LONG LAKE | Thirteen teams braved the cold for the Feeling Long Lakey Polar Plunge in Long Lake last month. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Adirondack Medical Center’s Lake Placid Emergency Department officially opened last Tuesday in its new digs at the Adirondack Health Medical Fitness Center, Uihlein Campus. 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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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton County Legislature is weighing a proposal that could result in the creation of the first land bank in the tri-county area. 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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