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Port Henry Street Lights LED

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PORT HENRY | Politicians mess with street lights at their peril. Early in his career, Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafava said there was a plan to remove one such light near a farmhouse out in the boonies. Read more

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Casey Family donation

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KEESEVILLE | The Casey family poses with the donations to the Keeseville Volunteer Fire Department that they helped make possible. To honor the memory of Shauneen Casey, who passed away last year. Read more

News Briefs - New York

Ambulance

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Close to a year and nearly $1 million into a $2.27 pilot program designed to improve ambulance service, Essex County still has not received any reimbursement or even a signed contract from the state. Read more

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Newcomb cafe

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NEWCOMB | Jimmy Schaeffer was passing through Newcomb when the gas lamp on his dashboard lit up, indicating he was low on fuel. Mile after mile went by with nary a pump in sight. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Winter break is in full swing on campus at SUNY Plattsburgh, and that means many students are home with family and friends. But for those who stay behind for the full six weeks, something as simple as a hot meal remains elusive. Read more

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To the Editor: Jobs, health care, housing, training and education. Power from renewable energy sources, repaired and upgraded infrastructure and power grids. Money to retrofit buildings. Read more

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Crime Investigation

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PERU | New York State Police have released clues in the decades-old unsolved homicide of a Peru man; they hope the clues will trigger new information in the case. Read more

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Census coming

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MIDDLEBURY | It’s the start of a new decade and that means Census takers will be seen throughout the area. According to the U.S. Constitution, all persons in the United States must be counted and that’s what is commonly referred to as the Census. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Gov. Cuomo’s office announced Jan. 5 that an additional $9.4 million in state grant money is earmarked for the village’s $24 million sewer plant now under construction — and local officials praised the financial commitment Read more

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ESSEX | Residents of Essex are looking to restore, and donate to, a Victorian-era front porch on Essex Town Hall in the historic hamlet. Read more

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Copperfield Inn Winter

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NORTH CREEK | Following a disagreement on paying owed taxes to Warren County, the owners of the North Creek’s Copperfield Inn sold the lodging and food establishment. The money from the sale is going towards paying off the debt owed to the county. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Millions of dollars in Clinton County are waiting to be claimed by residents. Read more

News Briefs - New York

TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga’s totemic Lord George Augustus Howe has contributed much to the community’s storyline, and now he’s about to add a new feather to his considerable cap: a lesson in the trades. Read more

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Turning Back The Pages

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Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of our late president, stated her opposition to the Adirondack Northway being presently built on the grounds that it would “destroy those beautiful pines.” Read more

Community Columnists

Business Growth

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DANNEMORA | Small business, individual success key to local development, officials say. The daily demands on entrepreneurs can be daunting, and that’s what regional business counselors are hoping to help Dannemora businesses with. Read more

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We all know how difficult it can be to decipher which electric companies and plans are most cost-efficient. It’s vital that North Country families are informed and know how to carefully shop for the best rates, and make smart financial decisions. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY |  Middlebury Town Manager Kathleen Ramsay reported that Addison County Community Trust (ACCT) has secured an additional $30,000 in Vermont Community Development Funds to further develop the feasibility study. Read more

News Briefs - Vermont

JCS Operation Santa

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JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Central School’s “Operation Santa” has been — and continues to be — a successful fundraising program. Now in its 38th year, the program clearly has staying power in the local community. Read more

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PERU | Some people say money makes the world go round. Students at Peru High School got a brief taste of that Wednesday thanks to an event aimed at preparing them for life after graduation. Read more

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Food Drive

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PLATTSBURGH | Local radio station “99.9 The BUZZ” hosted its annual Thanksgiving “Feed Your Neighbor Food Drive” along with WTEN outside the Plattsburgh Hannaford Supermarket. Read more

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