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Villemaire girls go 5-for-5 at Section VII state qualifiers

Kallie and Kirsten Villemaire made a pathway to the top of the podium at the Section VII NYSPHSAA indoor track and field state qualifiers Feb. 21.

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Liechty leads, Parrott scores upset of NYSPHSAA Qualifier

Really, who throws a shoe? Maybe it was not thrown, but the neon-orange one that came off the foot of Justin Liechty with less than 100-meters remaining in the 300-meter state qualifying race could have spelt doom for the Saranac runner’s chance of sweeping his three events Feb. 21.

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Vet saw combat in two wars, nearly deployed to a third

One war is enough for any man. Curtis Banker nearly fought in three.

Duprey calling for support of bill to help military spouses

Assemblywoman Janet L. Duprey (R,I-Peru) is calling on state legislators to join her in supporting legislation that would help military families across the state gain employment when they are relocated for military service.

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Ice cream time for Oak Street School students

As spring threatens just over the horizon, what better way to celebrate than with a Math Madness Ice Cream Social?

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Carnivale for Care on its way to the West Side Ballroom

Behavioral Health Services North will host Carnivale for Care: An Evening of Caribbean Festivities on Saturday, Feb. 28, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the West Side Ballroom - 253 New York Road, Plattsburgh, NY.

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Seeds in place for Section VII basketball tournaments

 Five schools earned the six top seeds in the Section VII boys and girls basketball tournaments starting this week.

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United Way’s fundraising exceeds goal

The long slog is over; the United Way of the Adirondack Region announced recently that they have not only met, but surpassed their fund raising goal for 2015, raising a total of $725,413.

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‘Biggest Losers’ win big when it comes to weight, health

The term Biggest Loser brings about a host of mental images: sweat, tears and exhaustion.

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Senior helping seniors at Mooers Senior Housing

Senior citizens having to lug their groceries to their second or third floor apartments; that’s been the reality at Watson Memorial Senior Housing in Mooers since their elevator broke down five years ago.

‘Miracle on Ice’ to be celebrated in 35th anniversary event

The gold medal winning 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team, who achieved what Sports Illustrated proclaimed, “the greatest sports moment of the 20th century” with their “Miracle on Ice” victory over the Soviet Union, will participate in a special event using video, audio and photos to relive the game, through their perspective, in Lake Placid.

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Branham Returns to Modified Division at Airborne Park Speedway

Bucko Branham, one of the North Country’s all-time winningest stock car drivers, is returning to top-tier competition at Airborne Park Speedway in 2015.

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Second straight SUNYAC award for Plattsburgh’s Jess Huber

Jess Huber has been named SUNYAC Women’s Track Athlete of the Week for the second time in two weeks, and it all stems from when she began running in the seventh grade to break her older sister’s high school records.

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Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel donates over 800 coats to charity

Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel has collected over 800 coats and winter accessories for the United Way during their first annual Holiday Coat Drive.