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ELIZABETHTOWN | It doesn’t take long to notice Amy Feiereisel’s passion for the North Country and people at work here. Read more

The Sun

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CHAMPLAIN | As a response to Community Wellness and Education Day, the Three Steeples United Methodist Church hosted a health event in Champlain, free to all. Agencies from all across the North Country sent representatives to provide information... Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Roughly 170 years ago, the North Country was home to a railroad that had nothing to do with steam engines and depots. The Underground Railroad was a clandestine network of safe houses for runaway slaves heading to Canada and freedom. Read more

The Sun

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CHAZY | Congresswoman for the 21st District, Elise Stefanik, made a tour of the North Country recently. One of the places she visited and toured was Giroux poultry farm in Chazy on Aug. 2. The visit was made after stopping at the Giroux apple farm. Read more

The Sun

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Allow me to introduce you to our devilishly handsome coonhound mix, Bristol. Bristol is one stunning dog specimen. Read more

Community Columnists

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CHAMPLAIN/PLATTSBURGH | Hudson Headwaters Health Network (HHHN) is bringing on four new primary care physicians and a nurse practitioner between the Champlain and newer Plattsburgh locations. Read more

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Summer is in full swing here in the North Country, and families are taking advantage of the warm weather and long days by spending more time outdoors. Bike riding can be a great way to stay fit and healthy as well as explore our... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Health departments in the North Country are urging everyone in the area to make sure they are vaccinated against measles, and if not, to get the immunization shot. The outbreak of measles was recently confirmed across the border... Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Small, rural libraries dot the North Country, not just lending books, but acting as research desks, art galleries, schools, continuing education centers, concert halls and social hubs dedicated to serving the people of Adirondack... Read more

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WARRENSBURG | For two generations of North Country families, the Smoke Eaters’ Jamboree has been a favorite midsummer event combining aspects of a carnival and an old-time country fair. Read more

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BLOOMINGDALE | A love of bees and brews have fused to reclaim a storefront long vacant here. Two young families hand-picked the spot at the old Blooming Market to blend craft brewing and an apiary. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Employees of St. Joseph’s Addiction Treatment and Recovery Centers will have the opportunity to grow their career skills and gain a college degree through a new partnership with North Country Community College (NCCC). Read more

The Sun

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Whether transporting products for a small business, going to work or getting their kids to school, folks in the North Country depend on our local roads and bridges that get them where they need to go. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Speaker of the New York State Assembly Carl Heastie kicked off his fifth-annual statewide tour post-legislative session at Bombardier in Plattsburgh June 25. Read more

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The month of July has been a special month in the hearts of American patriots for a very long time. Read more

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The warm weather is finally here and for many of us in the North Country, that means spending more time outdoors. Read more

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We’ve witnessed some remarkable changes in the media landscape over the last decade. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Ready4Real, education programming powered by ETS, has received a $5,000 grant from the Adirondack Foundation - Generous Acts Program, Generous Acts Fund, and a $110,000 grant from the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act... Read more

The Sun

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Tootsie, an older cat, is this week’s featured pet. Read more

Community Columnists

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NORTH COUNTRY | Former businessman turned author Mark Barie has been designated as a 2019 Hoffer Award Finalist. Read more

The Sun