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United Way of the Adirondack Region

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NORTH COUNTRY | The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and AARP Tax Aid program in Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties helped 4,150 low-income individuals and families last year get their taxes done for free. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Representatives from the Adirondack Region Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Coalition said they recently completed a successful income tax assistance program that proved beneficial for many low- to moderate-income people... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Representatives from the Adirondack Region Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Coalition said they recently completed a successful income tax assistance program that proved beneficial for many low to moderate income people... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Members of the Plattsburgh Rotary Club have announced that the third-annual Rotary International Fishing Classic will be held on Lake Champlain Friday, May 31, to Sunday, June 2. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Representatives from the United Way of the Adirondack Region Inc. recently announced that more than 5,000 residents have saved more than $543,000 on their prescription medications due to the organization’s partnership with FamilyWize... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Surrounded by dozens of black trash bags filled with seasonal debris, a group of college students sat on the stone steps of the Strand Center for the Arts last Saturday. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Luke struggled to read and write. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The United Way of the Adirondack Region is closing their 2019 fundraising campaign with a projected total of $688,750. Read more

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For the past several years, I’ve focused both my financial donations and volunteer efforts almost exclusively on the United Way for one reason: results. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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PLATTSBURGH | Jacqueline Kelleher has been named the new Clinton County Attorney. Read more

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ALBANY | State Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) and Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) are calling for the “Recovery in Jobs Act” to be included in the 2019-20 state budget. Read more

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Each year, the holidays remind us of how fortunate we are. Read more

Guest Columnists

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PLATTSBURGH | A proposed transitional housing and rehabilitation campus expected to take over the old Clinton Community College dormitories on the former U.S. Air Force base has received early approval from the Town of Plattsburgh Planning Board. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | SUNY Plattsburgh has an economic impact of more than $307 million annually and has helped create or sustain 4,238 jobs, a new college-backed study says. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Officials from the local business, government, education, health and law enforcement sectors are teaming up on a new housing and lifeskills campus on the former U.S.Air Force Base. Read more

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CHAZY | “Thus the world’s war was over.” Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Billy Jones traded in his suit and tie for slacks and a pair of boots on Saturday morning. Alongside nearly 600 volunteers across the tri-county region, the state assemblyman spent the day doing volunteer work as part of the United Way Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Residents and businesses affected when the Saranac River overflowed in January can now apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The head of the United Way of the Adirondacks paid tribute to Essex County for their efforts to help families in need. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | United Way of the Adirondack Region, a nonprofit that serves residents of the tri-county area, successfully raised $725,272. Read more

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