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UVM Crown Point Turkey

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CROWN POINT | It’s counterintuitive, but then again it’s not: You go to the doctor and he writes you a prescription for good food. Read more

The Sun

HOLIDAY TRAIN

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PORT HENRY | Christmas may come without ribbons and it may come without tags, but last Wednesday it definitely came with rain. No matter. Hundreds of soggy but happy people turned out to celebrate. Read more

The Sun

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

The Vermont Eagle

Video showing the remnants of a fire that took place on Whiteface of the Mid-Station. The fire happened on November 30, 2019, at approximately 9:00 pm. Read more

The Sun

Ti HS Spaghetti Dinner

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TICONDEROGA | The sophomore class of Ticonderoga High School is hosting a spaghetti dinner on Tuesday, Dec. 10, from 4:30-7:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. Read more

News Briefs - New York

RAY BROOK | The Ray Brook Biomass Project boilers fired up last Friday, switching from fossil fuel to pellets to heat state office buildings. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Kiwanis is partnering with the Ticonderoga Central School District in hosting its annual Senior Citizens’ Holiday Party. Read more

News Briefs - New York

Vince Connors

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SARANAC LAKE | St. Joseph’s Addiction Treatment & Recovery Centers, based in Saranac Lake, has announced that Vince Connors has been named as chairperson of the agency’s board of directors. Read more

The Sun

Back in July, you folks printed a note of mine regarding the long-ago connection of the stars and stripes to those who really care about their living free. Read more

Letters to the Editor

Dan Alexander

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The joys of living life to the fullest are the opportunities to renew and celebrate our traditions. Holiday preparations and events serve to bring family and friends together while strengthening the bonds between them. Read more

Guest Columnists

Curaleaf staff

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PLATTSBURGH | Curaleaf in Plattsburgh unveiled its latest product last Wednesday, Nov. 20 - raw cannabis flower pods. Read more

The Sun

TICONDEROGA | The Annual Christmas Fair at the Ticonderoga First United Methodist Church will be held Saturday, Nov. 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Read more

News Briefs - New York

NORTH COUNTRY | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Plattsburgh) and Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) have announced that they introduced “The Randy Preston Salt Reduction Act” to tackle road salt pollution in the Adirondacks. Read more

The Sun

TICONDEROGA | Tired of fighting with the in-laws over politics, eating too much and then passing out on the floor? Star Trek Original Set Tour’s Treksgiving is offering an alternative. Read more

News Briefs - New York

Early Voting

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A total 294 people in Essex County took part in the inaugural round of Early Voting. Read more

The Sun

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Memorial Day Committee Annual Christmas Bazaar returns this year on Saturday, Nov. 16. Doors open at 9 a.m. and close at 3 p.m. Read more

News Briefs - New York

Crown Point Central School listen to World War II

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CROWN POINT | Students at Crown Point Central connected emotionally with a disappearing chapter of American history, as they listened to two old soldiers describe what it was like to save democracy in the second World War, so many years ago. Read more

The Sun

Woman Screening

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The University of Vermont Health Network-Elizabethtown Community Hospital and the Cancer Services Program of Northeastern New York will host Women’s Health Night on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the hospital’s Elizabethtown campus. Read more

The Sun

Port Henry beach on Lake Champlain

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TICONDEROGA | Essex County continued to mop up from a significant flood this week, as state officials surveyed the damage to help determine if the region would be eligible for disaster aid. Read more

The Sun

Dan Alexander

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As we honored those who served in the military earlier this week on Veterans Day, we were reminded of a task not yet completed. Read more

Guest Columnists

  • Crown Point Central School listen to World War II

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    Crown Point Central School listen to World War II

    Students at Crown Point Central School listen to World War II veterans, John Sweet and John Neggia.

  • Port Henry beach on Lake Champlain

    Photo by Tim Rowland

    Port Henry beach on Lake Champlain

    The Port Henry beach on Lake Champlain suffered significant damage in a Halloween storm said to be the worst since Irene in 2011.