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PLATTSBURGH | The United Way of the Adirondack Region is closing their 2019 fundraising campaign with a projected total of $688,750. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Common Council has authorized the formation of a new not-for-profit, the Lake City Land Bank Corporation. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Applications for the Adirondack Foundation’s 2019 Generous Acts Fund are open and available online until Feb. 4 at 5 p.m. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton County Legislature is weighing a proposal that could result in the creation of the first land bank in the tri-county area. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | A local artist will talk about her efforts to empower refugee youth through photography at the Saranac Lake Free Library next week. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Hospitality workers rang in the new year with promises of extra cash: Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | All prospective employees of the village of Lake George, as well as village firefighters driving firetrucks, will from now on be required to submit to drug tests. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Nate Boule scored a hat trick as the Plattsburgh High Hornets took down the Beekmantown Eagles, 7-1, in boys hockey while the community raised more than $3,000 for charity at Plattsburgh State’s Ronald B. Stafford Ice Arena last Friday. Read more

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RUTLAND | The award-winning Rutland Youth Theatre will present “Newsies,” the popular Disney Broadway musical, in time to celebrate the holidays. Read more

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RUTLAND | “Be like Bobby”: That’s the call from organizers of the 2018 Gift-of-Life Marathon (GOLM) Blood Drive, who are urging local residents to emulate one of the event’s and community’s greatest volunteers, Rutland County resident Bobby Poquette. Read more

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BRISTOL | For most of us, it is unthinkable to imagine growing up without a family, but that is the sad reality for many children. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | For the first time in several years, the town government here will be able to add funding to non-profits through the 2019 spending plan. Read more

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WHALLONSBURG | A referendum vote to sustain a Town of Essex agreement with the Whallonsburg Grange Hall Association met approval on Tuesday by a wide margin: 226 to 65. 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

Guest Columnists

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council last week unanimously approved a resolution authorizing Plattsburgh City Police Chief Levi Ritter to sign a rental agreement to open a new police community outreach office on Margaret Street. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | As election season reaches a fever pitch, the Whallonsburg Grange Hall is giving voters a nudge to remind them that the venerable old facility is also on the ballot. Read more

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NOYAN, QUEBEC | Barreling through a winding strip along the U.S.-Canada border, a cavalcade of cars sped past vast swaths of farmland. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Last week, Gov. Phil Scott announced the allocation of $2.8 million from the state tax incentives program for 16 building rehab and construction projects around the state, supporting more than $324 million in downtown and village center Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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KEESEVILLE | The official launch of six Adirondack Cuisine Trails happened beside a braying herd of Devon cattle at Mace Chasm Farm. An October sun poured over their verdant field as a farmhand moved them toward fresh pasture. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Legislation to ban the construction of freestanding mausoleums statewide has been signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Read more

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