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PLATTSBURGH | Local officials are optimistic about Bombardier’s intended sale of its transportation division and the future of the Plattsburgh rail-car manufacturing plant. Read more

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RUTLAND | Rutland-Addison Community Health CEO Don Reuther gathered members of his team on Jan. 31 to guide U.S. Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vermont) through one of the health network’s primary care facility. Dr. Julie Foster used voice recognition software Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik released the below statement following the Senate’s acquittal of President Trump: “Today, the impeachment charade started by Speaker Pelosi, abused by Adam Schiff, and finished by Leader McConnell has f Read more

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VERMONT | When we consider Vermont’s sex offender registry, let’s not forget that it’s designed as a civil regulatory scheme and not a vindictive means to further punish and censure fellow citizens for their past crimes. Read more

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PITTSFORD | You wouldn’t think an amendment to the U.S. Constitution would require special, local protection, but in today’s twitchy anti-gun environment, illegal immigrants seem to evoke more empathy by some citizens than legal gun owners. Read more

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JAY | A small earthquake rattled parts of the northern Adirondack region at 5:38 a.m. Eastern Time on Monday. This is the second small earthquake to strike the North Country region in a week. Read more

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Parents have been spotting me out and about and when they do, they are asking me more and more questions about measles. To answer their questions, let me spread some information about this disease, rather than the measles virus itself. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The city of Plattsburgh has made further strides to become increase its status as a Climate Smart Community. Plattsburgh is one of seven cities in the U.S. to be a Climate Smart Community. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Former Eagle photographer won numerous news awards. J. Kirk Edwards, formerly of Ferrisburgh, passed away earlier this month at his retirement residence in South Carolina. Read more

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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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SCHROON LAKE | Twenty businesses in and around Schroon Lake will join other communities this week celebrating Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30, according to Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Susan Palisano. Read more

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Back in July, you folks printed a note of mine regarding the long-ago connection of the stars and stripes to those who really care about their living free. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Renowned for its family-friendly vibe, the Adirondack Balloon Festival took place last weekend as its 47th annual edition is held in Queensbury and Glens Falls. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Town of Chester Supervisor Craig Leggett gazed up at two banners — hanging side-by-side on a utility pole in Pottersville — depicting local veterans Harry Smith Jr. and his father Harry Smith. Read more

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We’re all guilty when it comes to pushing off the tough tasks to a later date. Our government entities are far worse when it comes to kicking the can down the road. Read more

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We are all a product of our life experiences. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Local businesses remain confident that the area’s economy is growing. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Schuylerville) broke with her party on Thursday by joining Democrats in voting to end the partial government shutdown. Read more

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    The Champlain Valley Quilters Guild is hosting their 16th annual quilt show at the Plattsburgh State Field House on Sept. 30.