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SARANAC | Within two days, two families have been left picking up the pieces of their lives after raging fires ripped through their homes. Read more

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The Elizabethtown-Lewis Emergency Squad membership has approved the following response to Town of Lewis Supervisor Jim Monty’s comments in the July 4 edition of the Press-Republican. Read more

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MINERVA | Around 60 people gathered at the Minerva Town Hall and Senior Center Aug. 13 to listen to propositions to change the current volunteer EMS and fire squad system that serves the ever-aging population of Minerva and surrounding Adirondack... Read more

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RUTLAND | If you would like to make a difference for the animals at the Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS), consider becoming a transport volunteer. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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The sun was out, and the Saratoga strip offers so much more than most Essex County towns. Read more

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ATHOL | A community event in which local residents “shopped” for quality new and gently-used items donated by neighbors was well attended — and generated enthusiasm among donors as well as those adopting the goods at no charge... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The eighth-annual I Love My Park Day is right around the corner, and the state of New York is preparing to celebrate. Read more

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HAGUE | Taxes are no laughing matter. Unless, maybe, you have your taxes done for free by Hague AARP Tax-Aide, where tax season becomes a time of friendship, renewing old acquaintances and even sharing a joke or two. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | With a number of special events, in addition to the general summer population expansion of vacationers and snowbirds, Ticonderoga wants to put on its best face. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Garden Club of America (GCA), founded in 1913, is a volunteer nonprofit organization comprised of 200 clubs and approximately 18,000 members throughout the country. Read more

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This week’s featured pet is LUCAS. Read more

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Most Vermonters know about Green Up Day. Green Up Day is designated as the first Saturday in May. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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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

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) honored six local women for their contributions to North Country communities at his Women of Distinction ceremony which was held Saturday, April 6, at the Strafford Center Theatre... Read more

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Did you know that we have a job opening for a full-time animal care person at the shelter? We’re looking for a compassionate, committed, animal-lover to join our team! Read more

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Is voluntarism dying in our communities? Last year, Lake Placid’s Kiwanis Club folded after more than 90 years of service due to dwindling membership. The impact on people in our community has been significant. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) has outlined an ambitious agenda for 2019, which includes festivals, art auctions and beautification projects for downtown... Read more

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TICONDEROGA | With changes coming to the countywide EMS network, the Ticonderoga Emergency Squad is assuring the community that it is in good financial and structural condition... Read more

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“Riders” is a series of vignettes or character sketches of individuals I came to know well while working as a volunteer transit driver for ACTR, Addison County Transit Resources. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh intends to phase out its special events coordinator position in favor of a volunteer committee model. Read more

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