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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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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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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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ALBANY | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Plattsburgh) was joined by leaders and members of the NYSCOPBA to urge lawmakers to support A.930, a bill that would end the practice of double-bunking in medium-security state correctional facility dormitories. Read more

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ALBANY | A week into the new session, state lawmakers reached a deal with Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) aimed at preventing limousine crashes like the one that killed 20 people, including some who had ties to the North Country, in Schoharie County in Oct '18 Read more

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In the past two months since launching our Support for Community Journalism, we’ve heard from 289 readers and they have contributed $9,940 to date. Read more

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Community Bank N.A. recently presented United Way of the Adirondack Region with a $14,673.25 donation to support its annual fundraising campaign. Funds were raised by individual employee contributions and a $10,000 corporate donation. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Small businesses start with an idea. But turning that idea into a reality can be far more complicated than it looks. Read more

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To the Editor: Being the 2020 United Way Campaign chair for Clinton County has been one of the most gratifying experiences I have ever been a part of. The word generosity has a new meaning for me as well. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Winter break is in full swing on campus at SUNY Plattsburgh, and that means many students are home with family and friends. But for those who stay behind for the full six weeks, something as simple as a hot meal remains elusive. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Assemblyman Dan Stec (R,C,I-Queensbury) announced last week that the Warren County Republican Party has officially endorsed his campaign for the New York State Senate. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | After taking the oath of office, new Warren County Sheriff Jim LaFarr said he’d live up to his campaign pledge to focus on “community policing.” Read more

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We at North Country Community College, part of the State University of New York (SUNY), share in the excitement and support for Governor Cuomo’s proposed expansion of the Excelsior Scholarship Read more

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Among the things, I dislike about coverage of national sports are the various articles about the possible outcomes of future events. More importantly, are the upcoming 2020 elections and how our world turmoil will be affected by their outcome. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont Gov. Phil Scott’s fourth “State of the State” address to lawmakers was faced with hecklers from inside the State House last Thursday. Read more

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Washington, D.C. | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has issued the below statement following the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)’s decision to deny individual assistance to residents affected by the Halloween floods. Read more

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NEWCOMB | Many a scenic hill and dale boasts of having finest best view in the Adirondacks, but the town of Newcomb’s claim from Overlook Park is as strong as anyone’s. From this spot, located along Route 28N, the High Peaks of Essex rise Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The year 2019 saw many municipalities move ahead with major infrastructure and capital repair projects for 2020. Here are some news highlights from Essex County in 2019. Read more

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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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POTTERSVILLE | Members of two Pottersville congregations — SonRise Lutheran Church and Christ Episcopal Church — recently presented a $9,000 check to Schroon Lake Community Church officials. Read more

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