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NEW RUSSIA | Ansel Holcomb was the only son of one of the first pioneer families to settle here. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A group of residents took to City Hall last week to protest the pending redevelopment of the Durkee Street parking lot. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | For a few hours last week, a trail of small, bright orange flags stretched from City Hall Place to an outlook over the Saranac River. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Another bout of offers and counteroffers that may ultimately decide the fate of the Webb Island Footbridge has begun. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Two buildings on the shore of the Saranac River. Each four stories, with a mezzanine-level rooftop rec space. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A public meeting on new streetscape and riverfront access changes proposed as part of the city’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) is planned for Wednesday, Dec. 5. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | SUNY Plattsburgh University Police Officer Josh Coons rescued  a 26-year-old man last week Wednesday, pulling him out of the 43 degree Saranac River behind Memorial Hall. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the snip of a pearly-white ribbon, a new riverside rec area opened in the Town of Plattsburgh. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Five families displaced by flooding at Underwood Estates earlier this year have returned home. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh was recently awarded $1 million in state grants to help fund the demolition of seven aging structures along the shore of the Saranac River. Mayor Colin Read hopes the project will open up the land for future... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The city will move forward with plans to reconstruct a footbridge over the Saranac River that was removed two years ago after failing a state inspection. Read more

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MORRISONVILLE — Life is about to get a bit brighter for those crossing the Saranac River at Route 22. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — A comprehensive study of the city’s transmission lines is on next year’s wish list for the city’s Environmental Services Department. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — Friends of the Saranac River Trail are taking the next steps toward developing the Saranac River Trail Greenway. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — Earlier this month, town officials signed off on a waterfront revitalization plan that flags a different upgrade for each hamlet along Lake Champlain and the Saranac River. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — From swimming to hiking to windsurfing, town officials hope to make their community synonymous with outdoor recreation. Read more

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LAKE PLACID — The nation’s best fly anglers will be returning to Lake Placid, Wilmington, Saranac Lake, Redford and Malone Wednesday, June 1 through June 4, for the U.S. National Fly Fishing Championships. Read more

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Spring is here, even though winter still says otherwise with some snow scattered around the area. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — Two Clinton County men are facing charges for poaching spawning trout and salmon from the Saranac River in the city of Plattsburgh. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — On Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m., the City of Plattsburgh will host a community workshop at the Stafford Middle School to gather input regarding waterfront revitalization along Lake Champlain. Read more

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