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2014 Spring Sports Schedules

Saranac, Beekmantown, Peru, and Plattsburgh High

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Burn ban in effect

The members of the Clinton County Firefighters Association would like to remind everyone that there is an open burn ban for many portions of the State of New York through May 14.

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Woodmen announce “Community Leadership” award

Woodmen of the World Chapter 462 has announced that North Country Honor Flight originator and director, Danny Kaifetz (pictured left), has been chosen to be honored with this year’s “Community Leadership” award.

Schools need fresh ideas

While North County school districts received a small degree of relief with last month’s state budget figures that announced a $602 million reinstatement of the state aid that school officials say is crucial to maintaining education programs for their students, and an overall fund increase of $1.1 billion, we feel as if more needs to be done to explore more creative ways of bridging the budget shortfalls that continue to plague districts.

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NY21 Roundup: Where the candidates are on ballot access, fundraising and coveted endorsements

Everything you need to know about the race to replace outgoing Congressman Bill Owens as the candidates enter the next phase of the race.

A kinder, gentler time | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

According to a new Rasmussen Survey a mere 9 percent of likely U.S. Voters think it would be better for the country if most of the incumbents were reelected this fall.

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Holocaust survivor visits SUNY Plattsburgh

A dusty attic in an Amsterdam row house kept the Israels family away from Hitler during the Holocaust.

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Clinton County Historical Assoc. readies new exhibits

The Clinton County Historical Association museum has been putting the finishing touches on several long-anticipated exhibits, and they will be opening their doors Saturday April 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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In the Black! | Conservation Conversations

It was a gentle incline, not all that noticeable, but my shins were telling me a different story.

Winter still hanging on | Notes from the North Woods

I spent most of the past weekend in Elizabethtown, in order to visit with family and friends, and to check out a few of the local rivers and streams.

SUNY Plattsburgh On Campus

Kym Taylor, Nikki Schiebel, Rebecca Robbins, and Maura Danehey

Trivia Night a success

Literacy Volunteers of Essex/Franklin Counties would like to thank the Lake Placid Rotary Club and its literacy committee for hosting another successful trivia night on April 1 at the Comfort Inn in Lake Placid.

Project H.E.L.P. brings volunteer opportunities to SUNY

A group of students stand hand in hand to help the community, linking to each other to create what is known today as Project H.E.L.P. Project H.E.L.P. (Hands Engaged in Linking People) started at SUNY Plattsburgh in 1994 and has been growing since.

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Cardinal women reflect on winning season

A fleur-de-lis was placed on a car by the hockey rink in the Field House parking lot, a symbol of good luck for right wing Jenny Kistner, the day of the NCAA Championships.

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Health Promotion and Social Justice | Scene in Plattsburgh Style & Substance

We recently spoke at SUNY Plattsburgh to the Health Promotion and Social Justice class, a group of sophomore RN students.

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Remembering Kodi

The Plattsburgh State community came together Monday, after news that missing student Kodi Kadeem Beckles was found dead in a wooded area just outside the City of Plattsburgh.

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Rulfs named to development position

Jon Rulfs, co-owner of Adirondack Farms in Peru, NY, has been named as a Co-Chair of the Northern New York Agricultural Development Program, a farmer-driven research and technical assistance program serving Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties.

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WWII Veteran remembers harsh fight for Okinawa

Merwin Cowles was a farm boy from Adams, N.Y. when he joined the Marine Corps in 1943. Because he was good with machinery from being a farmer, Cowles ended up piloting an “Amtrac” in some of the bloodiest battles of the Pacific theater.

Best editorial ever

Opinions, freedom, rights and wrongs - This editorial is the best editorial I have ever read and and should be featured on the front page of every newspaper, magazine, television, radio and other major media outlets instead of tucked away in a tiny Northwoods publication.

Thank You

Thank you Chazy residents! It was Saturday, March 16, “The” storm.

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