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HOLIDAY TRAIN

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PORT HENRY | Christmas may come without ribbons and it may come without tags, but last Wednesday it definitely came with rain. No matter. Hundreds of soggy but happy people turned out to celebrate. Read more

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Ti French Sawmill

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WARREN COUNTY | Goal to boost tourism, local culture, economies; Warren, Essex, Hamilton counties expected to benefit. Read more

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Each week, we do our best to provide our readers with timely, accurate community news, as well as coverage of education, features on engaging community members, and the high school sports coverage you have come to expect. Read more

Editorials

Betty Little announces retirement

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NEW YORK | New York state Republican Sen. Betty Little has announced that she will not be running for re-election in 2020, choosing not to run against five-year-long Clinton County treasurer and Democratic Senate runner Kimberly Davis. Read more

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PERU | Some people say money makes the world go round. Students at Peru High School got a brief taste of that Wednesday thanks to an event aimed at preparing them for life after graduation. Read more

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CADYVILLE | Lighted firetrucks will once again hit the frosty roads in a festive parade at this year’s Cadyville Community Tree Lighting. Read more

News Briefs - New York

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CLINTON COUNTY | The Clinton County official results for the 2019 general election are in now that the absentee ballots have been counted. The unofficial election results came in past 10:00 p.m. Read more

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PERU | Peru Drama Club presents “A Christmas Story!” Join in your favorite holiday tradition, complete with that “fra-gee-lay” leg lamp of a major award, the pink bunny suit, the stuck tongue and that genuine Red Ryder 300-shot range model air rifle Read more

News Briefs - New York

CHAMPLAIN | With state aid at recent highs and a mounting list of mandated repairs, Northeastern Clinton Central School administrators say now is the time to act. Read more

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Rental Permits

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PLATTSBURGH | The city of Plattsburgh will be holding a public hearing on the recently added Local Law P-6 of 2019, as part of the Building Code Administration and Enforcement in Plattsburgh’s City Code. Read more

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Local protest

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton, Essex and Franklin County District came to the Clinton County Mental Health and Addiction Amphitheater to criticize the impacts of the Bail and Discovery Reform laws, which will go into effect on New Year’s Day 2020. Read more

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Carbon Dividend

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PLATTSBURGH | As another act to make The City of Plattsburgh a New York State Climate Smart Community, the city council voted to join together with the Town of Plattsburgh and municipalities to reduce greenhouse emissions with a new act. Read more

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Howie Hawkins

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PLATTSBURGH | Green Party Presidential Candidate Howie Hawkins visited Plattsburgh as part of his campaign last week. He visited and met with supporters at city hall, Olive Ridleys and SUNY Plattsburgh Nov. 20-21. Read more

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Food Drive

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PLATTSBURGH | Local radio station “99.9 The BUZZ” hosted its annual Thanksgiving “Feed Your Neighbor Food Drive” along with WTEN outside the Plattsburgh Hannaford Supermarket. Read more

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Curaleaf staff

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PLATTSBURGH | Curaleaf in Plattsburgh unveiled its latest product last Wednesday, Nov. 20 - raw cannabis flower pods. Read more

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ROUSES POINT | The Village of Rouses Point is considering building a dog park on public land for its residents’ furry friends. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The State of New York officially raised the age of tobacco purchasing from 18 to 21 on Nov. 13. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the bill in July, 120 days before the new law took effect. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton Community College (CCC) held an official signing of the new memorandum between CCC and SUNY Potsdam on Nov. 14. Read more

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Cobb & Stefanik

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NORTH COUNTRY | The race for the 21st Congressional District seat gained national attention over the weekend. 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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