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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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CHESTERTOWN | The parcel of commercial land in Chestertown that has abandoned for years might become a valuable asset to the community, if local officials’ plans materialize. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Public health in Essex County continues to improve. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton Community College was recently ranked fourth in New York State for online community colleges. Read more

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I wonder what kind of world we are leaving our posterity. Heartfelt concerns over the environment and global warming plea for us to be stewards of the earth, but who is pleading for us to be stewards of humanity? Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Since 2011, a group of environmentally-conscious citizens have been giving presentations, visiting classrooms, circulating petitions and lobbying Warren County officials to enact a countywide ban on single-use plastic bags. Read more

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AUSABLE FORKS | The state Farm Bureau and farmland conservation groups found good news in New York’s State Budget. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week announced a new initiative to increase the diversity of faculty at state universities. Read more

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

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New York state is a large, diverse and sometimes misunderstood state. 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 | Clinton County is not in favor of proposed changes to state Aid and Incentives for Municipalities (AIM). 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 | Local businesses remain confident that the area’s economy is growing. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County is opening a public defender’s office. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The state legislature passed a slew of election reforms on Monday designed to make it easier to vote in the state. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | A partial shutdown of the federal government is expected to last past Christmas and until Thursday when the Senate reconvenes. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Testimony at Essex County Court entered a second day with recollections from witnesses present at Eagles Club ahead of a fatal shooting in Moriah last April. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School Superintendent Scott Osborne and school board members appeared to be feeling bullish over the district’s future regardless of how Tuesday's merger vote goes. Read more

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