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ELIZABETHTOWN | Commissioners are looking at state recommended technology designed to streamline Early Voting systems. But they are balancing concerns of cost and actual efficiencies, especially in rural areas. Read more

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NORTH COUNTRY | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Plattsburgh) and Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) have announced that they introduced “The Randy Preston Salt Reduction Act” to tackle road salt pollution in the Adirondacks. Read more

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Anyone in business today will tell you these are very interesting and challenging times in which we find ourselves. Read more

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MORIAH | Some time in early May, astronauts aboard the International Space Station, orbiting more than 200 miles above Earth, will take time from their routine to field questions from students at Moriah Central School. Read more

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SHELBURNE | How does a school that consciously limits technology teach its students to use the internet? Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | SUNY Plattsburgh’s Upward Bound program received $80,000 in grant money from the U.S. Department of Education to enhance student experiences in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) related activities. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | For students at Plattsburgh City schools, new laptops, on a bolstered network, will soon be inbound. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Alexa users can enable Sun Community News in their daily flash briefings so that they can receive a summary of the day’s local headlines. Read more

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CHAMPLAIN | A pair of Northeastern Clinton students have received high marks for their design of an app that helps designers bring 3-D images off of their phone screens and into real life. Read more

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CASTLETON | With the renewed national emphasis on encouraging schools and students to improve and enhance their math and science skills, a new program in Vermont will help make area students more competitive locally, nationally and globally. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | This past summer, Declan Valentine, of Moriah Central School, joined middle school students from across the nation to take part in the National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF): Read more

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QUEENSBURY | In a rare move, Warren County’s 2019 preliminary budget was sent back for 11th-hour review by the board of supervisor’s budget committee after supervisors raised questions at what was to be the sole public hearing for the spending plan. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Every commercial cryptocurrency mining operation looking to open up shop in the City of Plattsburgh, once the 18-month moratorium is lifted, will now have to adhere to a new set of rules. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | State Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) says helping people is her favorite part of the job. Read more

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ESSEX | An Essex organization that has helped more than 100,000 young people attend college since its inception in 1991 stands to build appreciably on that number after receiving an $11.6 million GEAR UP grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Home health appears to be taking off in Essex County. Read more

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BOLTON LANDING | The third time may be a charm for the Bolton Central School community — or at least that’s what school administrators are hoping. Read more

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CROWN POINT | Students at Crown Point Central School got a rare opportunity last week to work alongside a renowned trauma surgeon. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | A wise woman once said that a library is the measure of a community. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | The Community Fund for the Gore Mountain Region, a component fund of Adirondack Foundation, has awarded $18,027 in grant funding to benefit a variety of local initiatives. Read more

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