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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

News Briefs - New York

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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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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

Letters to the Editor

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

News Briefs - New York

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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PLATTSBURGH | A Keeseville man is accused of recently threatening a local TV station, just months after he allegedly made threats against a local community. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Officials of Community Bank N.A. are asking for the community’s help in restocking area food shelves. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Since September of 2019, there have been a total of 60 confirmed vaping related deaths, four of which were in New York. Overall, there have been about 2,700 known cases of vaping-related illnesses in the last year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As the North Country rallies behind him, veteran sports racer Nick LaGoy is recovering from serious injuries following a high-speed racing accident earlier this month. Read more

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I am writing concerning the guest column opinion of January 25, 2020 by David Sofrany. It has been said the population of the world could be put into the state of Texas. God is in control of the population. He takes care of humankind through natural Read more

Letters to the Editor

NORTH COUNTRY | President and CEO of Champlain National Bank (CNB) Steven Cacchio announced that Darlene Mirrer has been promoted to senior vice president of retail banking. Mirrer started with the bank in 2016 as the vice president of the CNB Consum Read more

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NORTH COUNTRY | Champlain National Bank is honored to announce it has once again earned BauerFinancial Inc.’s highest 5-Star Superior rating. A 5-Star rating indicates that Champlain National Bank is one of the strongest financial institutions in th Read more

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Dan Alexander

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Each week as I sit down in front of the computer screen to offer some perspective on current affairs, my goal is twofold. From this simple businessman’s perch, I hope to offer an optimistic approach to the future and try to give readers something to Read more

Guest Columnists

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