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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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PORT HENRY | Henry’s Garage, a monolithic icon in the heart of Port Henry whose cubicle facade vaguely resembles the set of the old Hollywood Squares game show, began life 108 years ago with a split personality. 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

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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

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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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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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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

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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

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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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He was a United States Marine, serving in south Vietnam as a platoon leader on Dec. 11, 1968; he earned a Bronze Star with “V” distinction for rescuing a wounded Marine under enemy fire during an ambush. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival will screen two major documentary films about the Vietnam War at this year’s festival in August. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | For Phil Jackson, the message of Homeward Bound Adirondacks is simple: Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Danny Kaifetz has worked tirelessly for years to encourage his fellow veterans to receive hepatitis C testing. Read more

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MORIAH | Combat Veterans Association member Keith Mero has a plan to place banners with faces of local military veterans on utility poles around town. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Danny Kaifetz has a simple message for his fellow Vietnam veterans: Read more

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WILLSBORO | U.S. Army combat veterans delivered a surprise gift to young people here. Read more

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RUTLAND | Chapter 1, Vietnam Veterans of America, will rededicate the Rutland County Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Main Street Park in Rutland Saturday, Nov. 11, at 10 a.m. Read more

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The Vermont Veterans Outreach Program provides ongoing assistance primarily to combat Veterans. Support is provided by identifying any potential needs and facilitating the process of accessing all available services. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Le Ly Hayslip was just a kid when war upended her tranquil existence in central Vietnam. Read more

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