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DANNEMORA | Several corrections officers were taken to the hospital after an unknown substance was mailed to Clinton Correctional Facility. Read more

The Sun

Craig Scholl

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AU SABLE FORKS | The fire department will donate all proceeds from their Feb. 2 Big Breakfast Benefit to Craig Scholl as he now recovers from successful kidney surgery in Maryland and gears up for further treatment and expensive travel costs. Read more

The Sun

New Mid-Station Lodge

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WILMINGTON | Emerging from public discourse, Gov. Andrew Cuomo last Saturday put a $14 million line-item in the Governor’s Executive Budget to wholly rebuild the Mid-Station Lodge, which was destroyed by fire at Whiteface. Read more

The Sun


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GRANVILLE | On Jan. 5, at approximately 4:38 p.m., 911 operators received a call regarding a residential fire at 210 Post Office Hill Rd. in the town of Granville, Vermont. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Lt Gov Kathy Hochul presented 10 projects

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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

The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH | The city of Plattsburgh has made further strides to become increase its status as a Climate Smart Community. Plattsburgh is one of seven cities in the U.S. to be a Climate Smart Community. Read more

The Sun

Peru Fire Truck Lights 2

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PERU | For the sixth straight year, members of Peru’s volunteer fire department helped get the community pumped up for Christmas by parading through neighborhoods with their trucks decked out with holiday decorations and lights. Read more

The Sun


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Rain didn’t dampen the holiday spirit at this year’s annual Cadyville Community Tree Lighting held on Dec. 14. A large crowd gathered for the fire-apparatus parade which featured lighted trucks and floats from fire departments and businesses. Read more

News Briefs - New York

Community Service Project

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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

News Briefs - New York

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

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    Lake George Elementary second-grader Colbie Vanderklish, 7, is handed a T-shirt and hat prior to a ride home in a firetruck Nov. 6 for drawing a detailed fire escape plan for her family. Her work was judged as the top entry among 28 escape plans.