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ELIZABETHTOWN | Joseph Provoncha won re-election to the Essex County Clerk’s seat, besting contender Kari Ratliff, a Republican who ran as an independent. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Late night Halloween weather delivered a mean blow as hours of heavy rain broke into a severe wind storm after daylight. Read more

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JAY | New York Times best-selling author Tim Rowland’s newest book confirms what many have suspected: politics is a weird business. Read more

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“Trade wars are good, and easy to win,” said President Donald Trump, May 2, 2018. No, they aren’t, as U.S. farmers can attest. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | In September 1884, the Circulating Library in Elizabethtown received formal charter from the state. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Hiking a trail or paddling a pond on a weekday in September, everything Adirondack seems well and good, joyful even, just as it has for generations of outdoor enthusiasts. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | The third IRONMAN 70.3 Lake Placid triathlon will take place from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept 8. Read more

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Ninety-two percent of gun owners, and practically all Americans, support universal background checks on the sale of firearms. Read more

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CHESTERFIELD | The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) is investigating service and reliability problems reported by local consumers who use Frontier Communications for telephone service. Read more

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A recent writer accused President Trump of being divisive and having a racist base. My observation is that the real haters and dividers are those who call me deplorable and racist because I don’t agree with them and believe in God... Read more

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AU SABLE FORKS | Wine and cheese provided a fine way to enjoy photographs of the deconstruction of the Rome Dam as part of a presentation at the Tahawus Center in Au Sable Forks July 25. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | The 20th-annual Ironman Lake Placid triathlon will take place from 6:25 a.m. to midnight Sunday, July 28. The triathlon route includes a 2.4-mile swim in Mirror Lake... Read more

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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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