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SOUTH BURLINGTON | At a Burlington airport news conference recently, Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) unveiled H.R. 946, new legislation moving through Congress, that will crack down on unwanted and often predatory robocalls. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The University of Vermont Health Network — Elizabethtown Community Hospital has earned the Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Read more

The Sun

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JOHNSBURG | New members were inducted into the National Junior and Senior Honor societies at Johnsburg Central School (JCS) recently. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Kieisha Holmes, RN of the University of Vermont Health Network – Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital’s (CVPH) Intensive Care Unit (ICU), was honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses on Thursday, April 11. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Dr. Sherry Hood Penney, 81, who served as interim president at SUNY Plattsburgh from 1986 to 1987, died at her Florida home. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | SUNY Plattsburgh students who have benefited from the Career Development Center’s (CDC) Applied Learning Grant funding were on hand at the Applied Learning Showcase recently to share how the program made a difference in their lives. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Students in volunteer and leadership roles on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus were honored and recognized at the 39th-annual Student Recognition Ceremony for Leadership and Service recently. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Outgoing SUNY Plattsburgh President John Ettling and his wife, Lisa Lewis, were feted at a gala event May 3, a special occasion to reflect on the couple’s 15 years of leadership at the college. Read more

The Sun

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PAUL SMITHS | Paul Smith’s College has introduced a new bachelor’s degree in disaster management and response, reflecting a growing demand for professionals tasked with responding to natural and man-made disasters around the world. Read more

The Sun

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SARANAC LAKE | The YMCA launched its first programs in Saranac Lake this spring and plans to expand its offerings later in the year. Read more

The Sun

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KEENE | The parking lot at the Garden Trailhead is closed to public motor vehicles and pedestrians and will continue to be closed until the Johns Brook Bridge construction is complete. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Attorney General Letitia James announced a guilty plea in a contempt of court proceeding May 8 that found that Christopher Crowningshield was illegally taking advantage of asylum seekers. Read more

The Sun

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CASTLETON | The sixth-seeded Castleton University women’s lacrosse team saw its season come to a close last Tuesday afternoon, falling to third-seeded Western Connecticut State University 16-4 in the Little East Conference Quarterfinals at The WAC. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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CHESTER | Warren County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a residence in the Town of Chester for a male who had fallen from a roof while removing the existing shingles May 8. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury College utilized two big innings last Tuesday at Union, while setting single-game program records for walks (17) and stolen bases (12) in a 12-3 win over the Dutchmen. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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BURLINGTON | Peck Electric Co., a commercial solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company based in Burlington, has announced the completion of seven solar projects in the fourth quarter of 2018... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | Members of the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) and the TMSP Promotions Committee have announced that the 2019 Street Art Project is “Adirondack Gardens,” featuring a wooden garden planter and a wooden garden bench. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce’s (TACC) 17th-annual Fundraiser Dinner and Auction will be held Friday, June 14, at The Barn at Lord Howe Valley from 5:30–10:30 p.m. Read more

The Sun

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INDIAN LAKE | Representatives from Hamilton County school districts, libraries and regional institutions of higher education will gather in Indian Lake on Friday, May 17, to attend the “Hamilton County Higher Education Summit.” Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Representatives from the United Way of the Adirondack Region Inc. recently announced that more than 5,000 residents have saved more than $543,000 on their prescription medications due to the organization’s partnership with FamilyWize... Read more

The Sun