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Impeachment phase II has now begun. We continue to witness the ratcheting up of hardball politics, with each move on the chess table. Both sides are forced to circle the wagons while moving farther left and right to protect the power they now enjoy. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | In his State of the State and Executive Budget address last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined several measures to small business cut taxes. And Sen. Little honored; longest-serving GOP member of legislature. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | The Adirondack Foundation, a Lake Placid organization whose mission is to enhance the lives of people in the Adirondacks through philanthropy, has opened applications for the 2020 Generous Acts grants. Read more

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Among the things, I dislike about coverage of national sports are the various articles about the possible outcomes of future events. More importantly, are the upcoming 2020 elections and how our world turmoil will be affected by their outcome. Read more

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With so many children playing so many sports nowadays, parents have been competing to ask me questions about what they can do to make sure their child is as safe as possible when practicing or playing a particular sport. Read more

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NEW YORK STATE | Legislation providing clear legal direction for campground owners needing to remove long-term guests who are disruptive has been signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Read more

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Just when you think it can’t get any worse. Wouldn’t you know we find a way to do just that? Read more

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Parents have been spotting me out and about and when they do, they are asking me more and more questions about measles. To answer their questions, let me spread some information about this disease, rather than the measles virus itself. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The federal government has declared 18 North Country counties to be a disaster area eligible for financial aid as the result of damages from the 2019 Halloween Storm, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced last week. Read more

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When was the last time you saw a commercial promoting milk? The only ones I have seen are the phony California cows on pasture adds. We have reached a point where the milk supply exceeds the demand. Read more

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LONG LAKE | For North Country folks who just can’t get enough of our cold winters, the town of Long Lake Parks and Recreation Department is once again hosting its annual Feeling Long Lake-y Polar Plunge on Saturday, Dec. 28, at 1 p.m. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | Goal to boost tourism, local culture, economies; Warren, Essex, Hamilton counties expected to benefit. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Commissioners are looking at state recommended technology designed to streamline Early Voting systems. But they are balancing concerns of cost and actual efficiencies, especially in rural areas. Read more

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CLIFTON PARK | The looming mandate for vehicle owners to obtain new license plates — whether they need them or not — was denounced last week as an extraneous tax on motorists and a burden on DMV staff by area county clerks who teamed up... Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | New York State Electric & Gas is asking the state for a 23 percent rate increase that company officials say is needed to ward off the effects of climate change and move the state toward greater reliance on green energy. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | A local emergency medical technician walked up to the entrance of the Wayne Stock music festival Aug. 3 — the second day of the two-day event held in North Creek Ski Bowl Park —and he introduced himself to Tammy Bukovinsky... Read more

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HORICON | Renowned for outstanding customer service and dedication to the needs of Warren and Hamilton County residents, Stephenson Lumber was honored May 16 as Business of the Year by the North Warren Chamber of Commerce... Read more

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INDIAN LAKE | Representatives from Hamilton County school districts, libraries and regional institutions of higher education will gather in Indian Lake on Friday, May 17, to attend the “Hamilton County Higher Education Summit.” Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Local businesses remain confident that the area’s economy is growing. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Applications for the Adirondack Foundation’s 2019 Generous Acts Fund are open and available online until Feb. 4 at 5 p.m. Read more

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