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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors convened for a special board meeting to adopt the home rule request enacted and adopted by the State Assembly and State Senate on Bill A-4676B, or the EMS bill, Friday, June 14. 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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Having well trained and equipped emergency services can mean the difference between life and death. In rural towns across the state we ask brave men and women to volunteer for the safety and well-being of our communities. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh City School District Board of Education (BOE) last week voted to move forward with repair of the Webb Island Footbridge — without the City of Plattsburgh’s involvement. Read more

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MORIAH | Essex County lawmakers are asking that the state allow two correctional facilities here to remain open. Read more

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Elizabethtown | Essex County is in the early stages of implementing a pilot program designed to address critical emergency service gaps and labor shortages. Read more

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New York state is a large, diverse and sometimes misunderstood state. Read more

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ALBANY | The state Assembly last Wednesday approved a bill that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21. Read more

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Our system of democracy is based on the idea that every voice and opinion has value and should be represented. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Maria Lyons is tired of the smoke. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The use of e-cigarettes in schools continues to increase, even as traditional smoking declines among students in New York state. Read more

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Mental health is often underappreciated by the public and stigmatized by the media. It’s just as important to our overall health as is our physical health. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The North Country’s delegation to the state legislature is primed to get back to work. Read more

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Each year, the holidays remind us of how fortunate we are. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The annual Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) Community Appreciation Dinner and Awards Ceremony were held late last month at the Best Western Plus Ticonderoga Inn & Suites. 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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LAKE GEORGE | Warren County government may lose between $250,000 and $900,000 of revenue in 2019 due to the state legislature not taking action to endorse the renewal of its mortgage tax law. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | State-level races are coming into focus following the filing deadline for petition signatures last Thursday. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors will make an early week trip down to Albany to request lawmakers come together one more time before ending the legislative session for 2018. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Legislation to ban the construction of freestanding mausoleums statewide has passed the state Assembly and now awaits approval by the Senate. Read more

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