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THURMAN | Internationally famous artisan cheesemaker Nettle Meadow Farm of Thurman recently won national honors at the 2020 Good Food Awards competition held in San Francisco Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Anyone who can get a room full of elementary school students chanting enthusiastically about yogurt must have a gift. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Music or other sounds will no longer be allowed to be broadcast from shops along Lake George village streets, according to an ordinance adopted Feb. 10 by the Lake George Village Board. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Warren County’s leading economic development guru recently outlined measures Warrensburg’s leaders and local businesses could undertake to achieve greater commercial vitality. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Frank Sheldon spent a recent chilly Saturday outside a convenience store engaging in some old fashioned politics. He was urging citizens to sign a petition protesting sharp jumps in Ticonderoga sewer and water bills. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Republican Scott Beebie was recently announced by Members of the City of Plattsburgh Republican Committee as their candidate for mayor. Read more

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RAY BROOK | At their February monthly meeting, Adirondack Park Agency planners noted application is complete for planned renovations of the Olympic Center in Lake Placid. Read more

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ROUSES POINT | Rouses Point Elementary School K-Kids recently organized a “Coins for Koalas” coin drive to benefit wildlife affected by the Australian bush fires. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Thomas O’Keefe hadn’t been feeling well when he left for a business trip to Washington, D.C., last summer. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | After a well-attended public hearing at which no one spoke, the Ticonderoga Town Board passed two new ambulance contracts that formalize town policy on medical calls and, hopefully, quell a growing social media feud. Read more

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To the Editor: I very much support the Sun and their affiliated newspapers. Dan and his entire staff have done, and continue to do, a great job balancing articles of both local and national interest. Read more

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Dan Alexander

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Stealing a line from Gordon Lightfoot’s song “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald”: “The lake, it is said, never gives up her dead when the skies of November turn gloomy.” Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Starting on March 1, New York is implementing its statewide Bag Waste Reduction Law in an effort to cut down on littering and damage to the environment. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The state’s top law-enforcement officials sent out news releases triumphantly announcing fines and jail time for a band of scofflaw Essex County taxi cab owners who, the officials said, had bilked Medicaid out of millions of dollars. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | New York’s newly launched winter tourism “push” is part of continued investment throughout the North Country; it’s a “push” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he believes is and will pay dividends long term. Read more

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DANNEMORA | After the shocking and unexpected death of a close childhood friend, Jerry Haley knew he wanted to do something to help the local fight against addiction. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The prestigious Good Scout Award was given this year in honor to Dan and Gayle Alexander, owners and publishers of Sun Community News, and Rosemary Souza-Botten a community partner. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | Enjoy yourself as you socialize and dine for a worthy cause at the Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 5-8 p.m. Dinner will be provided by local restaurants and residents and include soup, homemade br Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Local residents are invited to an afternoon of family fun at Plattsburgh City Police Department’s annual “Coloring With A Cop” event. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | Chester Library’s annual book sale returns for Presidents’ Day weekend, Friday, Feb. 21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 22, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. There are extensive collections to choose from in every imaginable print category—from classics Read more

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