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TICONDEROGA | The story of World War I hero Alvin York reads like one of those entertaining but highly improbable movie scenes where a single good guy battling amidst a hail of bullets kills a multitude of bad guys. Read more

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AUSABLE | A little more than half of the 2,000-plus students who participated in Aviation Day recently had never flown in an airplane before. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | The EMT program at North Country Community College (NCCC) has expanded to include advanced EMT classes to address the need for more EMTs across the North Country. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | For too many teaching prospects, Ticonderoga might be a nice place to visit, but they don’t want to work here. Read more

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ESSEX | “Mentoring Madness” swept across the North Country last Monday as mentors from area colleges, hospitals, businesses and non-profits talked with thousands of students at 13 schools about the importance of civic engagement, college and... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | SUNY Plattsburgh’s Upward Bound program received $80,000 in grant money from the U.S. Department of Education to enhance student experiences in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) related activities. Read more

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RUTLAND - Six local schools are part of a sweeping $31 million, seven-year GEAR UP grant awarded to the Vermont Student Assistance Corp. from taxpayer funds. Read more

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ESSEX | An Essex organization that has helped more than 100,000 young people attend college since its inception in 1991 stands to build appreciably on that number after receiving an $11.6 million GEAR UP grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As students prepare to return to their classrooms this fall, school districts across the region are working with counties to determine how to fund armed school resource officers. Read more

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Here we are. Graduation season, full of pomp and circumstance for departing high school graduates and their families. Read more

Editorials

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PLATTSBURGH — State education officials visited SUNY Plattsburgh last week to hear comments on the latest draft of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — While the final numbers aren’t in, early figures reveal fewer students are participating in the opt-out movement against standardized testing. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — President Trump’s budget blueprint calls for deep cuts in domestic programming in favor of steep increases in defense spending. Read more

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ROUSES POINT — The Rouses Point Elementary fourth grade class will be participating in this year’s National Assessment of Educational Progress. Read more

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