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Lake Champlain cleans up in 2015 federal budget increase

Key funding for Lake Champlain has been included in the comprehensive budget package passed by Congress last week.

Bus company to bring 50 new jobs to Plattsburgh facility

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that Prevost, a division of the Volvo group specializing in touring coach and bus assembly, has opened a new production line in sister company Nova Bus’ expanded Plattsburgh facility.

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A classic Adirondack Christmas story | Notes from the North Woods

Every year, our family gathers around an extremely well decorated tree on Christmas eve, in order to share a long held tradition of reading a Christmas story.

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Jude and Sweet Pea | Elmore SPCA

An adoptable dog and cat

Make quit smoking a goal

It’s almost that time again. Time to reflect on the past year and time to resolve to do something differently in the months ahead.

Abolish Protect the Adirondacks!

Five years ago, our editorial board called for the Adirondack Park Agency to be abolished.

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Moutain Lake PBS CEO Recore to retire at end of the year

Alice Recore, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mountain Lake PBS for the last 11 years, will be retiring on Dec. 31.

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Basketball teams square off in Coaches vs. Cancer Challenge

Boys’ basketball and Girls’ basketball

Sports Review

Wrestling, Indoor track, Bowling, Girls’ hockey, Boys’ hockey, Girls’ basketball and Boys’ basketball

Tis the Season

With the holiday season upon us we are a society currently expressing our best wishes, joy, appreciation, and the like to our fellow man.

New Year - New Era | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

2015 already? I can’t believe how fast the years seem to fly by.

Supports board’s cemetery effort

This is to support the Essex County Board of Supervisor’s efforts to take back the cemetery that was used to inter residents of the former Essex County Home.

Column embarrassing

The Publisher’s Column in the Dec. 13, 2014 issue of the Journal confused and embarrassed me.

Electric dependent

I don’t believe any of us realize how dependent we as a society have become on electricity.

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Rep.-elect Stefanik briefs Willsboro, Essex residents on upcoming term

Representative-elect Elise Stefanik (R-NY) met with future constituents in Willsboro on Thursday, Dec. 18.

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Meet Janis Joplin and Luca | Elmore SPCA

An adoptable dog and cat

Editorial unnecessarily inflammatory

In regards to your recent editorial, “Essex Co. Digging Own Grave With Cemetery Takeover,” it is obvious that you did not know Vicki Dickerson when you concluded that this is a debate between two private citizens.

Sports | The Week In Review

Boys’ swimming, Wrestling, Bowling, Girls’ basketball, Boys’ basketball, Boys’ hockey and Girls' hockey

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The perfect marinade machine | Outdoor Tales

I have coined this column for more than two decades and rarely have taken the opportunity to endorse a service or product.

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The first winter ski | Notes from the North Woods

Well, I finally got out there! I’d been patiently awaiting the first ski trip of the New Year, since the beginning of Big Game season,

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