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TICONDEROGA | The annual Kiwanis Club of Ticonderoga Duck Race will be held at Bicentennial Park Sunday, Aug. 4, at 2 p.m. — the same day as the Ticonderoga Car Show. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Anyone who can get a room full of elementary school students chanting enthusiastically about yogurt must have a gift. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Frank Sheldon spent a recent chilly Saturday outside a convenience store engaging in some old fashioned politics. He was urging citizens to sign a petition protesting sharp jumps in Ticonderoga sewer and water bills. 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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TICONDEROGA | After a well-attended public hearing at which no one spoke, the Ticonderoga Town Board passed two new ambulance contracts that formalize town policy on medical calls and, hopefully, quell a growing social media feud. 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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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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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

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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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Suzie’s story since arriving at the shelter is different from that of most animals. She came in as a stray and was thought to be pregnant. At that time, we only had room for a crate in the hallway outside of the office. Read more

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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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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

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TICONDEROGA | Fort Ticonderoga officials announced that the Beaty Family Scholarship will be awarded to a North Country History Day participant currently in ninth, tenth, or 11th grade during this year’s North Country History Day hosted at Fort Ticon Read more

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As a young child, I learned the incredible importance of Lake Placid and the spirit of the 1980 Olympics from my father. A dedicated winter sportsman, my father spent time in Lake Placid for a portion of the Olympic games. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Two houses, one in Ticonderoga the other in Hague, were destroyed by fire on Monday and early Tuesday morning, respectively. Read more

News Briefs - New York

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PLATTSBURGH | A recent high-speed chase through the Northern Tier ended with two accidents, three arrests and a cache of marijuana. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Politicians mess with street lights at their peril. Early in his career, Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafava said there was a plan to remove one such light near a farmhouse out in the boonies. Read more

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