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PLATTSBURGH | The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Albany Stratton V.A. Medical Center (VAMC) is teaming up with STG International, Inc. (STGi) to build a new clinic in Plattsburgh. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Area veteran groups are preparing for ceremonies to honor Veterans Day this weekend. Read more

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In 2016, over 3,600 New Yorkers died of an opioid overdose. Read more

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Keith Lobdell

SARANAC LAKE | Jordanna Mallach aims to become the second female sheriff in New York state this November, as she announced her candidacy and set up a contest against incumbent Franklin County Sheriff Kevin Mulverhill. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Bureaucratic hurdles, reduced services and overwhelmed clinics were among the concerns raised by veterans at a roundtable hosted by Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro). Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Just call her the “Government Mechanic.” Read more

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RUTLAND | It may surprise many people to learn that 25 percent of those who die every year in the U.S. are Veterans. Read more

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KEESEVILLE | Danny Kaifetz is seeking federal legislation giving all vets access to treatment for disease that plagues veteran population Read more

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MORRISONVILLE — Following a series of successful clinics facilitated this year to test Vietnam veterans for hepatitis C, the innovative local program now plans to expand past its Clinton County footprint. Read more

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TICONDEROGA — While not endorsing a candidate, freshman Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) did give her opinion on the 2016 presidential race during a meeting with members of the local Elks and Rotary Clubs at Emerald’s May 27. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Legislation authored by Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) seeks to reform and streamline the federal program designed to help family members caring for wounded military personnel. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Thirty backpacks dotted the lawn of the Essex County Government Center last week. Each represented a local suicide victim who committed the deed between 2011-14. Read more

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