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ELIZABETHTOWN | In his State of the State and Executive Budget address last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined several measures to small business cut taxes. And Sen. Little honored; longest-serving GOP member of legislature. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | To protect newborns from the recent spike in flu and flu-like symptoms, Adirondack Health is restricting visitors to the Stafford New Life birthing center. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | The Adirondack Foundation, a Lake Placid organization whose mission is to enhance the lives of people in the Adirondacks through philanthropy, has opened applications for the 2020 Generous Acts grants. Read more

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WILLSBORO | There’s something missing when you walk along the sidelines at the Willsboro basketball game this season. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Kathryn Bowman of Peru returned to the North Bowl Lanes Monday, helping the Indians score a 4-0 win over Ticonderoga in CVAC girls bowling. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | The 20th ranked Bolton girls varsity basketball team (NYSSWA Class D) scored a 33-25 win over Keene in a defensive contest where both teams played hard to the end. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Fewer hikers might wind up parking in the yards of Keene Valley residents because of a planned shuttle system that will bus hikers from Marcy Field to all popular Route 73 trailheads. Read more

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Governor Andrew Cuomo - 2020 State of the State Address

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Gov. Cuomo released his Executive Budget last week, unveiled entirely at the annual State of the State address. His plan, Making Progress Happen, outlined priorities, several of which would affect rural Adirondack Park communities. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburghs Official End of Snow Event is 12:00 PM on Friday, January 17th. Per City ordinance all sidewalks must be cleared by 12:00 PM on Saturday, January 18, 2020. This ordinance will not be enforced on the infirmed. Read more

News Briefs - New York

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PLATTSBURGH | Fun and games are what Jackie Cameron lives and breathes every day as general manager of the family entertainment center at the Comfort Inn in Plattsburgh. But the push to attract more of our neighbors to the north is leading to... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Potential employees line up near the lobby inside the University of Vermont Health Network-Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh and wait for on-the-spot interviews. The hospital welcomed more than 350 people. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) announced that legislation he authored to ensure schools continue to receive state aid when they are forced to close due to state or local emergencies has passed the Assembly (A.7114). 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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PLATTSBURGH | Gabe Sisco had a 232 high game and 637 series for the Northeastern Clinton boys varsity bowling team in a 4-0 win over Plattsburgh High Wednesday. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Ayrika Lanum rolled a 129 high game for Plattsburgh High as part of a 327 series to help lead the Hornets to a 3-1 win over Northeastern Clinton Wednesday. Read more

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SARANAC | A streak of two pins and a tech fall helped the Saranac varsity wrestling team to a 47-9 win over Beekmantown Tuesday. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Four members of the Seton Catholic boys varsity basketball team were in double figures Wednesday, as the Knights scored a 60-50 win over Boquet Valley. Read more

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CLINTONVILLE | The Saranac varsity girls basketball team jumped out to a 16-5 first quarter lead in scoring a 58-31 win over the AuSable Valley Patriots Wednesday. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | While both goalies had solid games between the pipes, Northeastern Clinton’s Ethan Garrand was perfect in turning away all 21 shots he faced Wednesday night in a 3-0 win over Plattsburgh High (4-6-1, 0-2-0). Read more

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    The Victorian 1870s-era Miles Thomas House at 3847 Main St. in Warrensburg sits on the lot where a 9,100 square-feet Dollar General Store is to be built if a developer’s plans become reality. Several local citizens are seeking an interpretation of the town zoning laws from the Warrensburg Zoning Board of Appeals, and a public hearing has been scheduled on the issue for 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25 at the town hall — and citizens interested in the town’s future are urged to attend.

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    Lake George Town Assessor Lori Barber and town laborer Johnny Cocozza-Hill pose for a photo Nov. 7, four days before they were both in Albany Medical Center for a kidney transplant operation. Lori, 50, gave up one of her kidneys to Cocozza-Hill, who has a chronic kidney condition that has worsened in the last two years.

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    Stewart's Grand Opening - Chester

    While people were packing the new enlarged Chester Stewart’s Shop for its grand-opening celebration, area officials and community members gathered in front of the convenience store for a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Holding up the ends of the ribbon are (left side, left to right): Glens Falls YMCA’s Brian Bearor, state Assemblyman Dan Stec and U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, and (left side) Chester town board member Karen DuRose — while store manager Vicky Tucker (center) prepares to cut the ribbon. Representatives of the North Warren Chamber of Commerce and the Tri-Lakes Community Alliance were also on hand.

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    Lake George volleyball players celebrate their win over the talented Argyle squad after the Warriors defeated them 3-0 on Oct. 18, confirming their leadership in the Adirondack League. Nov. 8, Lake George won the Section II Class C Championship — their first Sectional title since 2008 — by defeating Fonda-Fultonville 3-0.