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WARRENSBURG | Several people have stepped down last from their positions on the town of Warrensburg’s governing boards, and other citizens were appointed to take their place. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | A well-known former Warrensburg business proprietor and his wife perished in a fire last week that consumed their Schroon River Road home, according to county and local officials. Read more

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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

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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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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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WESTPORT | Voters here have given Westport Hose Co. No. 1 approval to build a new fire station. The $3.2 million fire station will be situated on 5.2 acres the fire district purchased off of Route 22, adjacent to Bessboro Builders & Supplies. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | South Queensbury firefighters pilot one of their firetrucks — bedecked to celebrate the season — down Canada Street in Lake George during the firefighting-vehicle parade held during the popular “Lite Up the Village” event. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | A second-grader at Lake George Elementary School spent hours devising a detailed fire safety plan for her family, and for her diligence, she was treated like a celebrity by her peers and area firefighters. Read more

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WESTPORT | The Westport Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners voted last week to bring plans for their new $3.2 million fire station to vote. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Residents of Clinton County will decide several county and town races when they go to the polls Tuesday. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | It came to light following the recent apartment fire at 32 Adirondack Lane that the City of Plattsburgh Fire Department is lacking in employment. Read more

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From New York to California, Iowa to Louisiana, high-profile shootings have robbed America of the men and women that have sworn to protect their communities. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Whether it was due to the balmy weather or a strong area economy, a robust crowd turned out for the 57th-annual Smoke Eaters’ Jamboree held last weekend by the Warrensburg Volunteer Fire Company. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Jerry Marking, who previously ran for the Area 3 seat at the Clinton County Legislature and lost by barely 20 votes to Mark Henry, said that he will be running again for the seat. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A recent Plattsburgh Common Council meeting at the City Hall Common Council Chambers began with Mayor Colin Read declaring a new memorial week for the city’s firefighters. Read more

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UPPER JAY | Two people were sent to the hospital Wednesday morning after a sedan collided head on with a cement truck on Rt. 9N just south of Upper Jay. Read more

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BENSON | A fire on April 29 heavily damaged the Benson Village Store and U.S. Post Office building in the village of Benson. The building is located at 744 Lake Rd. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Richard Feathers II stood in the driveway of his homestead on the side of a hill in rural Lake George Monday, gazing at the charred skeleton of his bi-level house, still smoldering from a blaze that started nearly five hours earlier. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As staffing at local volunteer fire departments continues to wane, five Plattsburgh area squads are joining forces to host a community event designed to attract new members. 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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