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PSU Commencement

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PLATTSBURGH | Some 300 SUNY Plattsburgh students are eligible to walk across the dais at the college’s annual winter commencement Saturday, Dec. 14, in the field house gymnasium. Read more

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Former Port Henry Village Hall

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PORT HENRY | As the iron industry faded, the Witherbee Sherman & Co, headquarters was ceded to the Town of Moriah, which today uses it as its town hall, which by law must be accessible to its citizens. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Christmas may come without ribbons and it may come without tags, but last Wednesday it definitely came with rain. No matter. Hundreds of soggy but happy people turned out to celebrate. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Demolition was expected to begin this week on the former Mac’s Village Supermarket, which will be razed to make way for a new Stewart’s Shop, Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafava told a town board meeting Thursday. Read more

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Budget 2020

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PORT HENRY | Town tax rates will be down in Moriah next year after the board agreed to a 2020 budget that largely maintains that status quo. Read more

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Crown Point Central School listen to World War II

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CROWN POINT | Students at Crown Point Central connected emotionally with a disappearing chapter of American history, as they listened to two old soldiers describe what it was like to save democracy in the second World War, so many years ago. Read more

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Port Henry beach on Lake Champlain

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TICONDEROGA | Essex County continued to mop up from a significant flood this week, as state officials surveyed the damage to help determine if the region would be eligible for disaster aid. Read more

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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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PLATTSBURGH | Olivia Barnett scored 198 points for the Peru varsity swim team as the Indians took the top spot in the Section VII Pentathlon Oct. 4. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Moriah took a step toward waterfront revitalization last week, conceptually approving construction of a rental cabin at its Bulwagga Bay campground. Read more

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MORIAH | On Sept. 12, residents and proponents for a dog park in the town of Moriah addressed the Town Board about their plan for a dog park to serve residents and dog lovers alike and gather support from local officials. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Champ can run, but he can’t hide. Not forever — at least that is the view of Champ hunter Katy Elizabeth, who has made a career of searching for the fabled Lake Champlain sea creature. And after years on the hunt, now she says she’s... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Saranac’s Rachael Woodruff and AuSable Valley’s Lily Potthast proved they will be forces on Section VII’s home course with strong performances at the Section VII/Pre State Invitational Sept. 21 at the Plattsburgh State Field House. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Saranac Lake varsity boys cross country team got their closest test of the season for Seton Catholic Sept. 17, scoring a 23-36 win over the Knights while scoring wins of 15-50 over Ticonderoga and 21-40 over Moriah/Boquet Valley. Read more

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CHAMPLAIN | Rachael Woodruff crossed the finish line in 17:08 as she helped lead the Saranac Chiefs to wins of 15-50 over Northeastern Clinton and 18-45 over Beekmantown in girls cross country competition Sept. 17. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Stewart’s Shops has signed a contract to purchase the Mac’s Supermarket building, which became available last month when the independent grocer announced it would be closing its doors. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The International Paper Foundation recently awarded a grant to the Ticonderoga Area BackPack Program Read more

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MORIAH | Fourteen years ago, Larry Cutting had one of those fantastic ideas born of genius and too many beers. He and a couple of his neighbors on Mutton Hollow Road decided to celebrate Labor Day with their very own parade... Read more

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MORIAH | In the Town of Moriah, a substantial bat hibernacula site has been found by New York State Department of Conservation (DEC), at the former Mineville Mines. Read more

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