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NEW YORK, N.Y. | With May being Military Appreciation Month and significant military pension changes having taken effect last year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst States for Military Retirees a Read more

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PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. | United States Marine Corps PVT Carson Reeves, and PFC Ty Schlögl, both from Ticonderoga, graduated from Parris Island, South Carolina. Read more

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GLENS FALLS | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has been selected as a Trump campaign honorary New York state chair, the Trump campaign announced last week. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Former Drake’s is now the Trail Break restaurant Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The American Legion Post 20 hosted a Veterans Day Ceremony last Friday, Nov. 8. Vietnam veterans were honored at the event by many local & state officials. Read more

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As we honored those who served in the military earlier this week on Veterans Day, we were reminded of a task not yet completed. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The new Plattsburgh store, Runnings, held a ribbon-cutting Friday, Oct. 11, to celebrate its grand opening. Located at 57 Centre Drive, the former location for K-Mart, Runnings has a variety of clothing, footwear, sporting goods... Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Town of Chester Supervisor Craig Leggett gazed up at two banners — hanging side-by-side on a utility pole in Pottersville — depicting local veterans Harry Smith Jr. and his father Harry Smith. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | German train cars were easy prey for bombing and the damaged cars were sent to Gleiwitz, a satellite camp of Auschwitz, for repair. Read more

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CROWN POINT | When you’re standing next to someone at a checkout line, said Mary Cunningham, you never know — maybe that person is a cancer survivor, someone who has benefited from cancer research at the grass roots level. Read more

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A significant number of Americans are “on the fence” regarding whether climate change is truly a major, urgent threat to our country and our world, and whether it is caused primarily by human actions. Read more

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Memorial Day is an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Read more

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In state government, there are many causes worth fighting for. But none are more gratifying than when the public’s interests win out over political forces. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | People of color got a rare taste of military equality during the American Revolution, a status they would not enjoy again for another 170 years. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | All are invited to discover British garrison life in February 1775, three months before Ticonderoga was pulled into the American War of Independence, at the Fort Ticonderoga living history event set for Feb. 16. Read more

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When it comes to using state taxpayer dollars to advance his left-of-center political agenda, Vermont Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman isn’t shy. Read more



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We are all a product of our life experiences. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Schuylerville) was a rare bright spot for Republicans in last month’s midterm elections. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Castleton men’s hockey team hosted a pair of weekend events with the 12th annual Armed Forces Appreciation Night last week followed by the eighth annual Teddy Bear Toss at Spartan Arena. Read more



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CROWN POINT | Crown Point Central School teacher Crystal Farrell provides lessons in history through family context with a world view. Read more

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