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PERU | Peru Drama Club will soon hit the stage for a weekend of musical performances of Tuck Everlasting. Read more

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VA Valentines

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PERU | Peru High School students in the Brilliant Pathways/College for Every Student Program recently delivered hand-made valentines to the Stratton VA Hospital, bringing more than 40 messages of hope to hospitalized veterans there. Read more

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PERU | A Peru man was arrested on several charges following an alleged domestic incident here. Read more

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Sound Advice For Students

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ESSEX | More than 100 professionals from multiple fields fanned out across the North County last week, visiting schools and explaining to students what it takes to make it in their respective careers. 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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PERU | Tanner Lombard of Peru was named to the fall 2019 Lasell University Dean’s List in Newton, Massachusetts. Read more

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CANTON | Students are being recognized for earning dean’s list honors during the fall 2019 semester at SUNY Canton. Read more

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Looking back at the players, games, moments and more over the decades of high school athletics in Section VII 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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PERU | Residents will get a chance to learn about the $4.6 million sewer collection system upgrade project set to happen this year during an informational meeting this month. Read more

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Peru Pre-K Grant

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PERU | The Peru Central School District has what many would call a good problem to have: the staff is racing to get ready to double the size of its pre-kindergarten program starting Jan. 21. Read more

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WCS wrestlg Robert Ranous Flip

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COBLESKILL | Warrensburg wrestling team placed second in the annual Battle in the Valley duals-meet wrestling tournament hosted by the Cobleskill-Richmondville wrestling team in Cobleskill, NY. Warrensburg set to host Dual meet on Jan. 4, at 10 a Read more

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Ecumenical Choir

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PERU | The Keeseville-Peru Ecumenical Choir helped people get into the Christmas spirit with two concerts just days before the holiday. Read more

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Zach Olden Vs Granville

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WARRENSBURG | After Burgher wrestlers Trlisten Hitchcock and Jacob Clear won the two top weight-class matches with quick pins in a meet Dec. 28 versus Peru. Read more

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Peru Fire Truck Lights 2

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PERU | For the sixth straight year, members of Peru’s volunteer fire department helped get the community pumped up for Christmas by parading through neighborhoods with their trucks decked out with holiday decorations and lights. Read more

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PERU | A plot that has played out on televisions across the region every holiday season hit the stage at Peru High School this month. The drama club presented the play version of the popular 1983 movie “A Christmas Story.” Read more

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PERU | With a fresh coat of snow on the ground, dozens of people in Peru braved the biting cold to usher in the holiday season with the annual Christmas tree lighting at the gazebo in Little Ausable Park Friday night. Read more

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PERU | Some people say money makes the world go round. Students at Peru High School got a brief taste of that Wednesday thanks to an event aimed at preparing them for life after graduation. Read more

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PERU | Peru Drama Club presents “A Christmas Story!” Join in your favorite holiday tradition, complete with that “fra-gee-lay” leg lamp of a major award, the pink bunny suit, the stuck tongue and that genuine Red Ryder 300-shot range model air rifle Read more

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CATS maps

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WESTPORT | Champlain Area Trails (CATS) has published two new trail maps that cover hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing opportunities in the Champlain Valley. Read more

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  • Greg Timmons Peru Tree-Lighting

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    Greg Timmons Peru Tree-Lighting

    Greg Timmons stands in front of the Christmas tree he helped decorate for the Town of Peru. Timmons also had the honor of turning the lights on during the annual ceremony at Little Ausable Park. Decorating the tree has been an annual tradition for him over the past 25 years.

  • Pete McCormick

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    Pete McCormick

    Peru High School teacher Pete McCormick points out the various prices a student can pay for cars during “Mad City Money.”