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PLATTSBURGH | Starting on March 1, New York is implementing its statewide Bag Waste Reduction Law in an effort to cut down on littering and damage to the environment. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The state’s top law-enforcement officials sent out news releases triumphantly announcing fines and jail time for a band of scofflaw Essex County taxi cab owners who, the officials said, had bilked Medicaid out of millions of dollars. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | New York’s newly launched winter tourism “push” is part of continued investment throughout the North Country; it’s a “push” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he believes is and will pay dividends long term. Read more

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CHESTER | For generations, a wacky sled race has prompted fun, good humor and camaraderie among local residents — while entertaining area visitors. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Since September of 2019, there have been a total of 60 confirmed vaping related deaths, four of which were in New York. Overall, there have been about 2,700 known cases of vaping-related illnesses in the last year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As the North Country rallies behind him, veteran sports racer Nick LaGoy is recovering from serious injuries following a high-speed racing accident earlier this month. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Fort Ticonderoga officials announced that the Beaty Family Scholarship will be awarded to a North Country History Day participant currently in ninth, tenth, or 11th grade during this year’s North Country History Day hosted at Fort Ticon Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | For more than 35 years, crowds have enjoyed witnessing motorcycles spitting up clouds of ice shards as they careen around race courses on the frozen lake’s surface, vying to take the lead. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | A destructive snow and ice storm, considered the most devastating in recent history, brought down trees on roadways and utility lines across six counties, cutting power to as many as 163,000 people. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The shuttle service that’s been carrying passengers to and from tourist destinations in North Creek is now expanding to transport local residents to downtown North Creek and to the Adirondack Community Outreach Center on Rte. 8 in Johns Read more

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GLENS FALLS | Warren County is ranked as the “No. 1 healthiest county” in New York, according to a new study released by voro.com, a website that refers people to doctors and publishes articles on health. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Saranac Lake Winter Carnival’s Gala Parade is legend. The celebration last Saturday drew thousands to the streets here under perfect blue skies and bright sun. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A recent high-speed chase through the Northern Tier ended with two accidents, three arrests and a cache of marijuana. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Council Member Joyce Cooper said at the ribbon-cutting for Elevate ADK Nutrition, several shops have opened in the business district. offering everything from health foods to exercise classes to massage to yoga to holistic medicines. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga Central School seventh and eighth graders will be moved from the middle school to the high school next fall as the system seeks ways to avoid a repeat of last year’s budget woes. Read more

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PORT HENRY | True to its past, Port Henry has an iron-mining museum packed with artifacts, photos and documents, some of which are still in boxes waiting to be cataloged. Read more

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TUPPER LAKE | Tupper Lake has recently experienced a resurgence of business growth due to both an influx of newcomers to the area as well as established businesses revamping their businesses. Read more

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BRANT LAKE | One of northern Warren County’s most anticipated winter events — Brant Lake Winter Carnival — is to occur next weekend, offering a variety of activities for all ages. Read more

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WARREN COuNTY | Not getting every Warren County resident to participate in the federal 2020 Census this year could mean the loss of many millions of federal dollars, crimping local government services, county leaders said recently. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | A myriad of activities are to be held at this weekend’s Lake George Winter Carnival — whether it’s prompting your dog to howl in a canine talent show, imitating Adele in a karaoke session, riding an ATV around the lake, gazing at firewo Read more

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