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PLATTSBURGH | Lake Champlain will be alive with anglers hoping for the big prize as the Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) returns to Plattsburgh for a pair of events. Read more

The Sun

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BEEKMANTOWN | Beekmantown’s Tegan Brown received the pass from his teammate and was ready to dribble to the basket. Read more

Sports

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PLATTSBURGH | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) honored six local women for their contributions to North Country communities at his Women of Distinction ceremony which was held Saturday, April 6, at the Strafford Center Theatre... Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | A number of organizations and promoters will be receiving occupancy tax funding for their 2019 events and initiatives after the joint Lake George Occupancy Tax Committee decided how to divvy up $157,600 in bed tax revenues. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | AuSable Echoes 4-H Club member Conor Bushey was honored for exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award presented at an Essex County Board of Supervisors meeting. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE PLACID | When James McKenna came to the Essex County Board of Supervisors in the summer and spoke about hosting a trio of international, multi-sport events in the Lake Placid region, the footwork was still being done. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | Hundreds of people will be simultaneously dashing into the waters of Lake George for a purpose other than proving their fortitude. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE PLACID — Preliminary stages in the works for the potential of three major events coming to Tri-Lakes Read more

Sports

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LEWIS — Sam Anderson was born to run. Read more

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SARANAC — The fab five unified basketball teams of Section VII who started the season together back in March came together May 23 to finish it. Read more

Sports

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PLATTSBURGH — Giving back to the community means everything for six local seniors. Read more

The Sun

CASTLETON — Castleton University student Gabrielle Ryan of Bristol recently helped with the Special Olympics Junior Athletes Program during the 2016-17 academic year. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Recently, our sports editor went to a five team basketball scrimmage at Plattsburgh High School. Here are some of the things he did not see. Read more

Editorials

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PLATTSBURGH — Annual bone marrow drive, memorial baseball game slated May 2 Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — In a year of firsts for Section VII, April 20 saw the kick-off to a new season of sport in the North Country: Unified Basketball. Read more

Sports

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BURLINGTON — On Saturday, Feb. 4, 26 employees of Merchants Bank joined over 1,200 enthusiastic individuals at the Burlington Waterfront, to partake in the Penguin Plunge. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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BURLINGTON — Most people’s idea of a fun Saturday in early February doesn’t involve diving in the Lake. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH — Several other items approved and adopted during last week’s meeting Read more

The Sun

I would like to take this opportunity to express my appreciation to everyone who made the NYS Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics NY such a success this year. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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VERMONT— Vermont State Police troopers from the Rutland barracks joined fellow law enforcement officers in the Vermont Special Olympics Torch Run throughout the state. Read more

The Vermont Eagle