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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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Since the founding of our nation, the men and women who make up our military have fought to protect our nation and way of life in the most horrific of circumstances. Read more

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GLENS FALLS | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) announced last week that she will share stories of North Country veterans on her Congressional website throughout the month of November in honor of Veterans Day. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Veterans will be honored by the Lake George Community Band during the annual Salute To Veterans Concert on Sunday Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. at Glens Falls High School Auditorium. Read more

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Over the last two years, I have had the pleasure of partnering with many great individuals and organizations that work hard to help members of our community. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | Patriotism will prevail across northern Warren County this weekend as Veterans Day is observed in Chestertown, Warrensburg, Hague and Lake George with ceremonies, parades and presentations and a dinner honoring military personnel. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Area veteran groups are preparing for ceremonies to honor Veterans Day this weekend. Read more

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We need the press to do its job and both fact check and hold accountable those in positions of power and authority when they make misleading statements intended to confuse the public and when they lie—blatantly lie—to the people. Read more

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  • Bob Roberts of Queensbury talks to Warren County supervisors July 28 about his late daughter’s service to area communities — and to the nation — as a paramedic. Listening (rear) are Queensbury at-large Supervisor Mark Westcott and Roberts’ wife Cindy. The Roberts couple’s request to have a local pedestrian bridge named in memory of Kristie was endorsed by the supervisors that serve on the county Public Works Committee.

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  • The late Eva Grace Ward Goss was honored at a recent DAR ceremony in Vergennes. Goss’s lost DAR medal was returned by Purple Hearts Reunited via newly-installed Vermont DAR regent Carol Patterson Schwenk and other members of local Vermont and New York DAR chapters. The insignia is on permanent display at the John Strong Mansion Museum. (Photo courtesy of Hannah Doyle)