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One-year-old Conor McGrath was badly burned on Christmas Eve and is currently undergoing skin grafts and other treatment at the Shriners Hospital for Children in Boston. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Small businesses start with an idea. But turning that idea into a reality can be far more complicated than it looks. Read more

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Sound Advice For Students

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ESSEX | More than 100 professionals from multiple fields fanned out across the North County last week, visiting schools and explaining to students what it takes to make it in their respective careers. Read more

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NEWCOMB | Jimmy Schaeffer was passing through Newcomb when the gas lamp on his dashboard lit up, indicating he was low on fuel. Mile after mile went by with nary a pump in sight. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Rev. Francis J. Flynn retired effective Jan. 1. At the time of his retirement, he was pastor of St. Elizabeth Church in Elizabethtown, St. Philip of Neri Church in Westport, and St. Joseph’s Church in Essex. Read more

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As we kick off 2020, I wanted to update you on the important work that my Congressional office has been able to accomplish on your behalf over the past year. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Same place, same dates, same streets, 40 years since and the legacy continues in honor of the XIII Olympic Winter Games. Read more

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WHALLONSBURG | Indoor winter play for families with children from newborn to age six returns to the Whallonsburg Grange Hall on Saturday mornings starting on Saturday, Feb. 1. Read more

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WESTPORT/HARTINGTON, NEB. | A veterinarian who has ties to Westport and her husband will make their television debut Saturday night on the National Geographic Wild (NatGeo Wild) Channel. Read more

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To the Editor: Being the 2020 United Way Campaign chair for Clinton County has been one of the most gratifying experiences I have ever been a part of. The word generosity has a new meaning for me as well. Read more

Letters to the Editor

Elise Stefanik

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik releases a statement following the White House announcement that she will serve as a member of President Trump’s Impeachment Defense Team. Read more

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GLENS FALLS | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has been selected as a Trump campaign honorary New York state chair, the Trump campaign announced last week. Read more

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Elise Stefanik

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Congresswoman Stefanik is a co-sponsor of the bipartisan Bill’s Promise Act, legislation that would direct the GAO to conduct a comprehensive assessment of how individuals on pretrial release are monitored at federal, state, and... Read more

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Dan Alexander

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Impeachment phase II has now begun. We continue to witness the ratcheting up of hardball politics, with each move on the chess table. Both sides are forced to circle the wagons while moving farther left and right to protect the power they now enjoy. Read more

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Craig Scholl

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AU SABLE FORKS | The fire department will donate all proceeds from their Feb. 2 Big Breakfast Benefit to Craig Scholl as he now recovers from successful kidney surgery in Maryland and gears up for further treatment and expensive travel costs. Read more

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Parents have been bringing up lots of questions about what to do when their child vomits. Let me toss out some helpful information on this topic. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Southern Essex County received a thick slab of state funding from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2019 Regional Economic Development Council grants, led by help for ongoing public works projects in Ticonderoga and Port Henry. Read more

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Poor Arnold, this big boy didn’t have an easy life before coming to the shelter. He was found dumped at our front door one morning stuffed into a small cat carrier. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A new certificate program at Plattsburgh State’s School of Business and Economics can help those interested in furthering their human-resources career. Read more

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ESSEX | An upcoming agricultural workshop will feature discussions on high tunnel, greenhouse and field irrigation systems. Read more

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