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Many voters desiring no political party affiliation unintentionally enroll in the Independence Party. Read more

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NYSEG is reporting a power outage in Clinton and Essex counties, including this stretch of Cornelia Street in Plattsburgh. As of 1:45 p.m., 14,734 customers were without power. Read more

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When Medicare was first conceived in the early 1960s, the public was deeply divided and similar warnings were voiced. Read more

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AUSABLE FORKS | The Town of Jay is working on a rehabilitation plan for the East Branch of the Ausable River that might reduce the severity of Upper Jay ice jams that have grown more threatening in recent years. Read more

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Is voluntarism dying in our communities? Last year, Lake Placid’s Kiwanis Club folded after more than 90 years of service due to dwindling membership. The impact on people in our community has been significant. Read more

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Elizabethtown | Essex County is in the early stages of implementing a pilot program designed to address critical emergency service gaps and labor shortages. Read more

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How to get large tax breaks: Because he loves tax breaks and Israel, Sheldon Adelson (billionaire casino mogul) is a natural fit for the Republican party, and he spends and spends and spends. Read more

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UPPER JAY | Essex County has deployed equipment to start removing an ice jam in Upper Jay on the East Branch of the AuSable River. Read more

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I take issue with the letter from Terry K. Hurlburt in your current issue of The Sun. Read more

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FRANKLIN FALLS | Frontier Communications subscribers are heartened — but wary — over sweeping changes governing how broadband providers market internet speeds. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Customers in the Adirondacks have long complained over spotty internet service. Read more

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JAY | Among the pleasures of yesteryear that have been all but washed away in a river of technology is the desultory pursuit known as the Sunday Drive. Read more

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MORIAH | Localities received early Christmas gifts Tuesday with the annual fundraising haul for infrastructure projects. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Transfer station fees are increasing across the county, and town supervisors have until Jan. 1 to finalize new policies as part of a five-year county equipment replacement plan. Read more

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JAY | Popping up along the East Branch of the Ausable River between the majestic mountains of Jay and Whiteface is a cluster of conical, 2,000-foot prominences that are too big to be called hills, but too small to be called mountains. Read more

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Veterans who voted for Trump must know that he did not attend the 100th anniversary ceremony in France last week honoring our American heroes at Aisne-Marne American cemetery where our World War I heroes lay buried. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The North Country Chamber of Commerce is encouraging locals to think big and shop small this Saturday. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | Frontier Communications has restored phone and internet service to the Minerva-Johnsburg area after interruptions earlier this month left some residents disconnected for as long as 10 days. Read more

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Knights of Columbus (K of C) Council #2301 of Au Sable Forks hopes to provide Christmas meals to those in need in the towns of Black Brook, Jay and Wilmington. Read more

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There is no doubt that the North Country is known for the giving spirit of the people that live here. Read more

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