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Cardinal Points receives highest All American honor

Cardinal Points, the independent and student-run newspaper at SUNY Plattsburgh, was named an All-American Newspaper, receiving its highest score in the school’s history.

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SUNY Plattsburgh renovations progress steadily

SUNY Plattsburgh is in the midst of a serious face-lift, and better energy efficiency will be one of the end results of all their work.

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College For Every Student: Six schools in region recognized

Six Adirondack schools are among 33 schools nationwide that are beginning the new school year by celebrating last year’s success.

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World War I kids camp held in Plattsburgh

The Clinton County Historical Association recently hosted a World War I historical camp for youth ages 9 - 14, similar to their yearly Civil War camp.

Run supports National Alliance on Mental Illness

Earlier this month, beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams took his own life after suffering from a deep depression, a situation that the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Champlain Valley (NAMI-CV) tries to prevent from happening one day at a time.

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Senator Charles Schumer stumps in Saranac Lake for high-tech grant money

Funds would establish degree program at NCCC, fill in-demand jobs at local businesses

“Mechatronics” might be this fall’s local buzzword if North Country Community College locks in federal funds to establish a new degree program.

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The trail to freedom

When John Lecky, a local citizen, renovated a farmhouse on Hallock Hill Road between Keeseville and Harkness, he discovered a leg iron, leg cuff, under the floor boards at the top of the stairway leading to the attic.

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World War II veteran recalls his 17 missions over Germany

Ninety-three year old Earl Morrow sat in a folding chair in the shade cast by the wing of a B-17 bomber, the same type bomber he jumped out of high over Germany in 1944, only seconds before it exploded.

Mountain Lake PBS hoping to air series of short videos

The eight-episode online series, Curiously Adirondack, brings together the creative skills of two individuals — Josh Clement and Ed Kanze, which could be viewed on Mountain Lake PBS' website if given the proper funding.

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Veteran graduates high school 70 years later

When Robert Stoneberger walked across the graduation stage in a bright red cap and gown this past weekend, he finished a journey interrupted over 70 years ago.

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Saranac teenager honored for saving life

At the 2014 American Red Cross North Country Chapter Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition Event at the Naked Turtle in Plattsburgh June 24, 16-year-old Riley Baughn of Saranac was honored for saving the life of a fellow student who was choking.

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Commencement ceremony held at PHS in wake of deaths

This past weekend, Plattsburgh High School held commencement ceremonies for the class of 2014 in the wake of the tragic loss of two young Plattsburgh High students. One of those students, Taoufik Maknani, was scheduled to graduate at that ceremony.

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A day in the life of a patrol boat officer

Twin Mercury 150 motors rumbled to life, and the 25 foot patrol boat slipped from its berth past millions of dollars worth of sail boats and cabin cruisers, out onto the big lake.

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