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PLATTSBURGH | Search teams set up early Wednesday morning along the Saranac River to resume looking for the unidentified man who jumped from the downtown footbridge Tuesday afternoon. 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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PLATTSBURGH | A woman arrested in connection with a heroin trafficking ring last year has been sentenced, marking the final judgement in a case that saw 10 people accused of conspiring to shuttle drugs... Read more

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Throughout the course of this year, I have had the opportunity to meet many first-responders in the fire service, emergency medical services, law enforcement and emergency management through the Governor’s Capitol for a Day initiative. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Four area residents have been sentenced for their roles in a heroin distribution ring. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A six-day jury trial concluded on Monday with the conviction of a Plattsburgh woman accused of conspiring to distribute heroin as part of a drug trafficking ring that shuttled narcotics from Annapolis, Maryland to Schenectady... Read more

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JOHNSBURG | The task of repairing or replacing the bridge over Claude Straight Road in Johnsburg, undermined in a 2013 storm, received $60,000 from the federal government to help cover the cost, five years after the fact. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Democrats introduced a package of bills last week designed to combat Russian election meddling. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Border-zone legislation recently introduced by U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy, (D-Vt.), and Patty Murray, (D-Wash.), is drawing sharp criticism from illegal immigration opponents who say the bill would “hamstring” the nation’s immigration enfo Read more

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ALBANY | New York will sue the federal government over the practice of separating children from their parents following their detainment for illegally entering the country. Read more

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GLENS FALLS | Constituents rallied outside of Rep. Elise Stefanik’s district office in Glens Falls on Thursday to protest the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown. Read more

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The Town of Thurman thanks Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Department of Transportation (DOT) Acting Commissioner Paul Karas for opening the State Route 418 bridge in record time and for their exemplary service and continuing attention to our community. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County’s emergency radio system is being brought into the 21st century. Read more

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CLINTONVILLE | Moussa Mahaman and Aisha Stanyon first bonded over their shared love of music. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Jail is getting a big electronics upgrade intended to make the operation more efficient and safe. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County has been chosen to receive $7,995 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. Read more

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The feelings that we have when reading or hearing the news regarding cybercrimes and breaches can be overwhelming. Even for cyber professionals like myself. Read more

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PORT HENRY – A federal grant of $11,429 will allow the Port Henry Fire Department to purchase a new personal protective equipment drying cabinet for the fire station. Read more

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