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PLATTSBURGH | For millions of children across the world, living without basic necessities is a harsh reality and the idea of gifts a foreign concept. That’s what local volunteers are working to change this holiday season as they gear up for... Read more

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NORTH COUNTRY | The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and AARP Tax Aid program in Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties helped 4,150 low-income individuals and families last year get their taxes done for free. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Being homeless wasn’t fun.  On top of routine challenges like finding transportation, food, work and figuring out how to find somewhere to live, there was an overbearing feeling that I didn’t belong -- exempted from much of the... Read more

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TICONDEROGA | When the University of Vermont (UVM) Medical Center completes the herculean task of unifying all of its patients’ electronic medical records, someone quipped that with a flip of a switch, 80 different software licenses would... Read more

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BLOOMINGDALE | A love of bees and brews have fused to reclaim a storefront long vacant here. Two young families hand-picked the spot at the old Blooming Market to blend craft brewing and an apiary. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Thirty-eight students, from all three North Country Community College (NCCC) campuses, were named on NCCC’s president’s list. The list includes matriculated students carrying 12 or more credits who have achieved a grade-point average o Read more

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RUTLAND | Back in its heyday, the Rutland Railroad was the King of Steam in New England. Just after the Civil War, the Rutland & Burlington Railroad was reorganized and changed its name to the Rutland Railroad. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Strategic planning determined to address rural health-care needs relies on network services here. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The University of Vermont Health Network — Elizabethtown Community Hospital is accepting applications for the second year of its paramedic education program. Read more

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I think of her often. However, Mother’s Day definitely brings me back in time remembering the person who is responsible for my existence. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | The EMT program at North Country Community College (NCCC) has expanded to include advanced EMT classes to address the need for more EMTs across the North Country. Read more

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PERU | Peru is facing state fines for failing to comply with a law that requires municipalities to contract with shelters that have the ability to house all dogs — including those deemed dangerous in court. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Runnings, a Midwest farm, outdoor and home goods chain, will be opening up shop in Plattsburgh this fall. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Jacob Nolan, the all-time wins leader in Section VII history, has one more mission he wants to accomplish. Read more

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ESSEX | “Mentoring Madness” swept across the North Country last Monday as mentors from area colleges, hospitals, businesses and non-profits talked with thousands of students at 13 schools about the importance of civic engagement, college and... Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Video gaming, or e-sports, has found a home at the Empire State Winter Games. 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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ESSEX | An Essex organization that has helped more than 100,000 young people attend college since its inception in 1991 stands to build appreciably on that number after receiving an $11.6 million GEAR UP grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A new senior director of operations has been hired at the Plattsburgh YMCA. Read more

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LEWIS | A new class looks to add 22 paramedics to North Country emergency response teams. Read more

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