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PLATTSBURGH | Hundreds of businesspeople from around the area came out to honor achievements in 2019 while looking forward to the new decade at the North Country Chamber of Commerce’s 108th annual business awards dinner. Read more

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Business Help

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TICONDEROGA | Small businesses start with an idea. But turning that idea into a reality can be far more complicated than it looks. Read more

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New Schuyler Falls Supervisor Kevin Randall

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SCHUYLER FALLS | New supervisor Kevin Randall and new council members Reginald Facteau and Vernon Bruno began their work at the town’s organizational meeting this month. Read more

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Peru Sewer Meeting

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PERU | Plans are in place for $4.6 million in upgrades that include two new pumping stations and about 11,000 feet of new lines across parts of the town. But 44 home and business owners could potentially act as a roadblock. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A new certificate program at Plattsburgh State’s School of Business and Economics can help those interested in furthering their human-resources career. Read more

News Briefs - New York

Canadian Visitations

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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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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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VT downtown tunnel

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MIDDLEBURY | This aerial photograph shows Kubricky Construction workers along the slope of the planned rail tunnel next to St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in downtown Middlebury. Read more

News Briefs - Vermont

Sheriff Oath Office LaFarr Comeau

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New Warren County Sheriff Jim LaFarr (left) and Undersheriff Terry Comeau pose for commemorative photos immediately following a Jan. 1 swearing-in ceremony that drew a crowd of nearly 200 people to the Glens Falls Elks Lodge in Queensbury. Read more

News Briefs - New York

New Years Baby

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PLATTSBURGH | The new year brings many firsts. For one Plattsburgh family, that means a new life and a new journey to embark on. Read more

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Obesity problem brain scan

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MIDDLEBURY | New research by the University of Vermont has revealed a genuine connection between childhood obesity and decreased functions in young brains. The new Vermont-based research was just published in the professional medical journal JAMA Ped Read more

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Lt Gov Kathy Hochul presented 10 projects

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The year 2019 saw many municipalities move ahead with major infrastructure and capital repair projects for 2020. Here are some news highlights from Essex County in 2019. Read more

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Stewart's Grand Opening - Chester

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WARREN COUNTY | Hundreds of people were drawn to the new, far-larger Stewart’s Shop convenience store in Chester at its grand-opening event for free ice cream and other promotions, area officials attending a ribbon-cutting ceremony focused on... Read more

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Ticonderoga’s water pumping station

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga’s new $14 million water system produces water of such pH hardness that it is damaging machinery and making it difficult for residents to lather up, a town sewer and water committee was told last week. Read more

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