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TICONDEROGA | Fifty years ago, 400,000 young people descended on a 600-acre dairy farm in rural New York for “three days of peace and music.” It was, depending on who you talk to, one of the greatest successes or greatest disasters in the history... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The state legislature last week passed two bills designed to ban the use of gay conversion therapy on minors and protect residents from discrimination based on their gender identity. Read more

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Civil and immigrant rights groups recently announced they are suing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary... Read more

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WADHAMS | A salute to Veterans Day at Essex County’s Veterans Cemetery honored all who served and are in service today. Read more

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I am a white woman whose grandfather came from Italy to the United States seeking a better life. Read more

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In the past two years, we’ve seen an outpouring of hate, attempts at overt discrimination and attempted rollback of basic human rights protections at the federal level. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Adirondack North Country Pride Parade returns next weekend. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | As controversy continues to mount over an ongoing immigration crackdown, one North Country political candidate is heading to the front lines. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Hundreds packed Trinity Park in Plattsburgh last Saturday to rally against the Trump administration and the Republican-led Congress. Read more

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LEWIS | On Jan. 20, Adirondack Women’s March reconvenes for a return rally to support women’s rights, civil rights and policy that protects health and safety of all people. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Group rallied for healthcare rights and equal pay, still issues in a celebration started 108 years ago Read more

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Former North Country resident now fighting for what he believes in across the state, county Read more

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LEWIS — The final resting place of suffragist Inez Milholland was covered in roses and white lilies and decorated with an American flag after hundreds gathered at her snowbound gravestone set flat against the ground a hundred years ago. Read more

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LAKE PLACID —Actor and activist Danny Glover, Albany civil rights leader Alice Green and youth advocate Brother Yusuf Abdul-Wasi Burgess will be the first recipients of the Spirit of John Brown Freedom Award, to be awarded at the John Brown Day 2016. Read more

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