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Canadian Visitations

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PLATTSBURGH | Fun and games are what Jackie Cameron lives and breathes every day as general manager of the family entertainment center at the Comfort Inn in Plattsburgh. But the push to attract more of our neighbors to the north is leading to... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Winter break is in full swing on campus at SUNY Plattsburgh, and that means many students are home with family and friends. But for those who stay behind for the full six weeks, something as simple as a hot meal remains elusive. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | After taking the oath of office, new Warren County Sheriff Jim LaFarr said he’d live up to his campaign pledge to focus on “community policing.” Read more

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New Years Baby

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PLATTSBURGH | The new year brings many firsts. For one Plattsburgh family, that means a new life and a new journey to embark on. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Since 1955, three generations of one family has taught thousands of students in the North Country to dance. Mothers and daughters, adults and children alike, dance in time while following in each other's footsteps. Read more

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PERU | A plot that has played out on televisions across the region every holiday season hit the stage at Peru High School this month. The drama club presented the play version of the popular 1983 movie “A Christmas Story.” Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Ringing bells are a part of the holiday season. Sleighbells and “Jingle Bells” help mark the time leading up to Christmas. But, it’s the bell ringing happening at places in town that are taking on a more urgent tone this year. Read more

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Rental Permits

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PLATTSBURGH | In a tie-breaking vote, the city of Plattsburgh common council passed a new rental permit law. The law implements several new necessities for landlords to uphold, as well as what defines a “family” unit. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As the Plattsburgh City Police Department Community Service Center celebrates its first anniversary, it is also offering even more help for anyone who needs it. Read more

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This time of year, we should all think about others and putting a smile on the faces of those we love, and even those we hardly know. Many feel their most profound joy when they can bring a smile to a perfect stranger. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The historic Adirondack Lanes bowling alley in Ticonderoga was destroyed by fire early Sunday morning, after just having battled back from devastating ice damage last year that ruined the facility’s roof. Read more

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Marsha’s North Creek Renovation

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NORTH CREEK | The popular family-owned and operated sit-down breakfast place in the small town of North Creek, Marsha’s, recently underwent some renovation, inside and out. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Schroon Lake will celebrate its 34th annual Olde Thyme Christmas starting on Tuesday as, according to Chamber Executive Director Susan Palisano, “the town looks like a Christmas card.” Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A Ticonderoga man was sentenced the maximum 25 years to life last week for the murder of William “Liam” Brown, retired U.S. Army veteran who was shot at a private residence a year ago and dumped in the La Chute River. Read more

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Turning Back The Pages

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Politics was his game: Gov. Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, New York state governor, made a decision to not seek the Republican nomination for the presidency, which came with dramatic suddenness for the Republican Party. Read more

Community Columnists

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NORTH CREEK | Johnsburg and North Creek are kicking off the holiday season with a variety of festive events. Read more

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What lies beneath

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MIDDLEBURY | Champlain Valley gas will remain untapped Read more

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VERGENNES | John Graham Housing & Services candlelight vigil for the homeless Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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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

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Lite Up the Village 2016

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LAKE GEORGE | The Village of Lake’s George’s popular “Lite Up the Village” event, scheduled for the afternoon of Saturday Nov. 30, has for 21 prior years heralded the arrival of Christmas, attracting up to 3,000 people —sparking their holiday spirit. Read more

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