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PLATTSBURGH | Since September of 2019, there have been a total of 60 confirmed vaping related deaths, four of which were in New York. Overall, there have been about 2,700 known cases of vaping-related illnesses in the last year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Many people have Martin Luther King, Jr. day off from school and work. But for people around the region, it was a day on, not a day off, as they volunteered to help honor Dr. King’s civil rights legacy. Read more

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ROUSES POINT | The K of C Councils from Ellenburg, Mooers, Champlain and Rouses Point will hold their annual youth free-throw competition on Saturday, Jan. 25. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Same place, same dates, same streets, 40 years since and the legacy continues in honor of the XIII Olympic Winter Games. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | With opening day of the Empire State Winter Games just days away, a leg of the long-distance torch relay will make a stop in Elizabethtown on Jan. 30. Read more

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The Ticonderoga Central School Music Department recently received a TACC Appreciation Award for their commitment and dedication to Ti-area youth and for providing holiday-themed music. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A Minnesota man is behind bars for allegedly trying to lure a local child from the Crete Civic Center. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Green Party Presidential Candidate Howie Hawkins visited Plattsburgh as part of his campaign last week. He visited and met with supporters at city hall, Olive Ridleys and SUNY Plattsburgh Nov. 20-21. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont has pockets of growth, mainly in urban and semi-urban centers and Addison County is considered one of them. Read more

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LEWIS/PORT HENRY | A local 4-Her has won national acclaim, taking third place in Horse Bowl Competition in Louisville, Kentucky. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Maria Lyons is tired of the smoke. Read more

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CHESTER | Upgrading Chestertown infrastructure, making progress on upgrades to the Pottersville water system and boosting services to youth and the elderly are top priorities for the town of Chester government in 2019, Supervisor Craig Leggett has an Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Once again, Lake Placid has welcomed the world to the heart of the Adirondack Mountains. Read more



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In light of the recent vote to merge the Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School (ELCS) and Westport Central School (WCS), the board of directors of the Elizabethtown Social Center has decided to update our residency requirements for membership... Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | With Lake George’s two municipalities poised to take over primary administrative responsibilities and funding of the Lake George Teen Center as of Jan. 1, the village board hosted its director Haley Pogonowski... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | On the heels of the school district merger, the Elizabethtown Social Center (ESC) will expand their Teen Rec Program membership to include students from Westport Central. Read more

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SILVER BAY | Kiara Mantz of Bolton Landing will be one of two delegates to represent New York state and all state YMCAs in Washington, D.C. from March 3-6, 2019 at the Youth Advocate Program at the YMCA’s National Advocacy Days. Read more

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ELLENBURG | It was 30 minutes to showtime. At the door, dressed in a blue Builder’s Club t-shirt, 14 year old Elyse Hogan manned the ticket table. Read more

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BOLTON | The Bolton Community Church and Pastor Scotty Matthews continue to weave themselves into the fabric of the community, and now are taking another step in their community outreach efforts, partnering with a neighboring diner for... Read more

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WESTPORT | Aspiring Robin Hoods and those with the desire to learn about archery have a chance to learn the basics at the Essex County Fairgrounds May 12. Read more

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