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PLATTSBURGH | It’s that time again. The Plattsburgh Common Council has authorized this season’s allotment of outdoor dining spaces, or “parklets,” for downtown businesses. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | For a few hours last week, a trail of small, bright orange flags stretched from City Hall Place to an outlook over the Saranac River. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A recent report shows that work to right the Mayor Colin Read once characterized as city’s fiscal ship is paying off. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As staffing at local volunteer fire departments continues to wane, five Plattsburgh area squads are joining forces to host a community event designed to attract new members. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Two seats on the Plattsburgh Common Council are up for election this year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Two graduating seniors and a December 2018 graduate are the recipients of the 2019 State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence which will be awarded at a ceremony at the Albany Capital Center... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton Community College was recently ranked fourth in New York State for online community colleges. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | University of Vermont Health Network — Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH) Ashley Doyle, RN, patient advocate manager, received the Beryl Institute’s Ruth Ravich Patient Advocacy Award... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Members of the student artist club, Plattsburgh Association of the Visual Arts (PAVA), unveiled a mural they painted on a wall in the college bookstore that embodies the college and community at a ceremony Thursday, April 11. Read more

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SARANAC | Brexton Montville and Cameron Duffield have started the 2019 track and field season as two of the best at what they do in the state. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Surrounded by dozens of black trash bags filled with seasonal debris, a group of college students sat on the stone steps of the Strand Center for the Arts last Saturday. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | At first, students thought it might be a giraffe. Or maybe a candy machine. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh City School District Board of Education (BOE) last week voted to move forward with repair of the Webb Island Footbridge — without the City of Plattsburgh’s involvement. Read more

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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

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PERU | The Town of Peru’s Main Street project has hit yet another roadblock. Read more

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CADYVILLE | The Cadyville Family Dollar has gotten a facelift. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A new Glens Falls National Bank location is slated to open in the first floor of the Gateway building on Durkee Street next month. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Representatives of the Mooers Free Library are seeking funding for a proposed park and community garden. Read more

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PERU | Peru is facing state fines for failing to comply with a law that requires municipalities to contract with shelters that have the ability to house all dogs — including those deemed dangerous in court. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Prime Companies has been formally chosen to develop the Durkee Street lot. Read more

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