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LAKE GEORGE | Local citizens should urge their federal politicians to fully fund ongoing efforts to recover the remains of soldiers killed overseas in combat, the leader of Warren County’s annual P.OW.-M.I.A. ceremony said June 2. Read more

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Memorial Day is an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Read more

Guest Columnists

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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

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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

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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

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CROWN POINT | Crown Point Central School teacher Crystal Farrell provides lessons in history through family context with a world view. Read more

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Jet pilot and former Vermont Lt. Gov. Brian Dubie helped fly 150 veterans of World War II — as well as the Korean and Vietnam wars — from Fort Myers, Florida, to Washington, D.C. on Veterans Day. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A group of 16 veterans residing at Essex Center, the elder care home here, were presented with an American flag flown over the U.S. Capitol. Read more

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Many thanks to the “Hometown Heroes,” Ticonderoga VFW No. 146 and Ticonderoga American Legion No. 224 at this recent Ticonderoga Town Board Meeting, well attended by vets. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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WILLSBORO | Willsboro’s “Hometown Heroes” banner organizers will host a fundraiser Saturday, July 28 at Indian Bay Marina in Willsboro from noon to 8 p.m. Read more

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GLENS FALLS | Former Special Forces medic Gary Beikirch, who received the Congressional Medal of Honor for heroism during the Vietnam War, will be the keynote speaker at the Christian Business Men’s Connection Breakfast this Wednesday in Glens Falls. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | While Barrie Finnegan said it was a bittersweet day as the North Country Honor Flight ended their partnership with one last flight on PenAir May 19, the program looks to be ready to operate a flight in September. Read more

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Keith Lobdell

PLATTSBURGH | Even at near 11 p.m. at the Plattsburgh Oval, there was no signs of fatigue on the faces of the 29 members of the 23rd North Country Honor Flight, even from 99 year-old Arthur Miller from Utica, the oldest member of the group. Read more

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