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BRANT LAKE | A limited number of tickets are now on sale for a time-tested North Country fundraiser that for two decades has supported research into therapies for spinal cord injuries. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The United Way of the Adirondack Region is closing their 2019 fundraising campaign with a projected total of $688,750. Read more

The Sun

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CHESTERTOWN | One day each winter, the creativity and humor of area residents is showcased as bizarre contraptions glide down Chestertown’s Dynamite Hill ski slope and spectators cheer. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | The Johnsburg Central School District was faulted in a recent state audit for failing to adequately document extracurricular purchases and cash advances, and neglecting to collect sales tax during school fundraisers. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Natural Foods Co-op will host a spaghetti dinner Friday night, Feb.8 from 6 p.m. to 9. p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 103 Montcalm Street. Tickets are $15, and $5 for kids under 10, and include dinner, vegetaria Read more

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CHAZY | Ice anglers from around New England are invited to participate in “Reeling for Recovery” Feb. 16, an ice fishing event where all money will be donated to a large substance abuse facility in upstate New York. Read more

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NORTH CREEK |  “Old Ski Movie Night III” will be held at the Tannery Pond Community Center on Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. to raise funds for the North Creek Railway Depot Museum. 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 GEORGE | A number of organizations and promoters will be receiving occupancy tax funding for their 2019 events and initiatives after the joint Lake George Occupancy Tax Committee decided how to divvy up $157,600 in bed tax revenues. Read more

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WESTPORT |  Westport Central School’s (WCS) K-12 students made $150 donations to Community Action Angels, the Westport Food Shelf and the North Country SPCA after raising funds by “collecting” acts of kindness. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The FitzPatrick Cancer Center is bringing together lovers of food and art alike next month for a fundraiser to benefit local cancer patients. Read more

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CROWN POINT | Soldiers overseas received a special holiday gift this season, thanks to one high school student’s efforts to make them feel appreciated. Read more

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I have the privilege of serving on the annual United Way campaign team. Read more

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RUTLAND | There is a growing number of charity events around the region, all of them excellent causes and worthy of support. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The city’s firefighters are doing more than battling flames this month. Read more

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For the past several years, I’ve focused both my financial donations and volunteer efforts almost exclusively on the United Way for one reason: results. Read more

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ESSEX JUNCTION | The 27th annual Yankee Sportsman’s Classic Show, presented by the Vermont Trappers Association, will be held Jan. 18-20 at the Robert E. Miller Expo Center in Essex Junction. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | While a number of highway employees of towns surrounding Lake George have taken steps to reduce the use of road salt in an effort to reduce lakewater pollution, the procedures have not been standardized or fully documented. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | A crowd of snowmobiling enthusiasts from all over the region will undoubtedly be enjoying a savory barbecue meal and musical entertainment as well as swapping tales about their winter expeditions this weekend... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Play will be first local production in Strand Read more

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    LEMONAIDES — Young volunteers Jamisyn Baker, Sophia Tedesco, Maguire Baker, and Jaryn Mazzariello-Peer crewed a lemonade stand last week to help raise money, with the Southwestern Council On Aging, for the 2015 Walk-to-End Alzheimer’s. Members of the Rutland City Fire Department stopped by to show their support and purchase some hirst-quenching lemonade. The Rutland Walk-to-End Alzheimer’s will be held Saturday, Sept, 12, in Main Street Park located along U.S. Route 7. For details, contact Heather L Baker at 802-786-5990 or hbaker@svcoa.net.

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    The Rutland County Women’s Shelter provides advocacy and shelter for women experiencing domestic and sexual violence. Pictured: HopeLine’s grant of $10,000 to the Rutland County Women’s Network & Shelter to replace a washer and dryer in the shelter and an additional set of appliances.

  • The Ticonderoga Fire Department Auxilary basket party on Monday, Aug. 3, is expected to a draw a big crowd to the Ticonderoga firehouse. Money raised goes to benefit the fire department.

  • Internationally acclaimed painter Cate Mandigo will be holding a show and sale on two Wednesdays — July 29 and Aug. 5 at the Helpers Fund office in Chestertown — with half of the proceeds going to the charity. Her paintings and prints will be deeply discounted as a way to give back to the community, she said. The Helpers Fund office is located across state Rte. 9 from the Chester Municipal Center. Photo provided

  • The Strand Theatre is closely approaching complete restoration because of hard work and dedication from the Strand Center for the Arts, volunteers and people who donated.

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    Brownie smile - Val Goff shares a smile with Edie Jane Goff who just had her face painted. The duo attended the Have-A-Heart fundraiser at the Elizabethtown Fish & Game Club on Friday, July 24 which benefitted Westport student Connor Martin.