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TICONDEROGA | All are invited to experience the Ticonderoga area Memorial Day Weekend with multiple celebrations, events and family focused opportunities in Hague, Crown Point and Ticonderoga. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | As Memorial Day approached, the Hometown Heroes banner project came to Ticonderoga last week, as images of local soldiers went up on town utility poles as a proud band of veterans and supporters followed along. Read more

The Sun

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RUTLAND | When Cold War-era U.S. Navy veteran Donald McColgan, a resident of Rutland County, turned to the Veterans Administration Hospital in White River Junction for help with an extreme dental problem... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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NEW RUSSIA | Ansel Holcomb was the only son of one of the first pioneer families to settle here. Read more

The Sun

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National Poppy Day is Friday, May 24. Show your support by wearing a red poppy to honor all veterans who died in the name of liberty, freedom and democracy. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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BEEKMANTOWN | When the 27th North Country Honor Flight participants leave their send-off ceremony Saturday, they will have additional company for part of their parade route to Plattsburgh International Airport. Read more

The Sun

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On Wednesday, April 24, John Rassmusen and I traveled to Keeseville to Danny Kaifetz’s Adirondack Flagpoles Co. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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In state government, there are many causes worth fighting for. But none are more gratifying than when the public’s interests win out over political forces. Read more

Guest Columnists

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Local veterans are planning proper disposal ceremonies for faded, torn and tattered American flags. Read more

The Sun

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CHESTERTOWN | Ten years ago this fall, Jeremiah Monroe of Brant Lake — and a graduate of North Warren High School — sacrificed his life for his nation. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Local officials unveiled preliminary designs for a new waterfront park last week. Read more

The Sun

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Before the festive holiday season last year, Don Romaca’s wife was met with a confounding notification in her mailbox: the Defense Finance and Accounting Services (DFAS) sent her a condolence letter in the mail for the death of her husband... Read more

Guest Columnists

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PLATTSBURGH | Bernard Amell lived a long and full life. Read more

The Sun

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QUEENSBURY | The partial government shutdown will be affecting Warren County citizens who utilize various social services programs. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The North Country’s delegation to the state legislature is primed to get back to work. Read more

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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WADHAMS | Many Essex County veterans, the Elizabethtown American Legion and family members, along with about two dozen friends and neighbors, placed wreaths at the county’s Veterans Cemetery last Sunday. Read more

The Sun

LAKE GEORGE | Two prominent area citizens and residents are recalling their positive influence on their communities, dedication to civic ideals, and service to the nation. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | The Royal Winter Pageant will be held Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Ticonderoga High School Auditorium. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | A new survey conducted by the personal finance website WalletHub found that Vermont ranks 49th when it comes to best places to live for U.S. veterans. Read more

The Vermont Eagle