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Essex Farm Institute hires executive director

The Essex Farm Institute, an agricultural education and research institution that aims to redefine sustainable farming, has hired their first full time executive director, Michele Drozd.

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Homeschooling movement sprouts shoots in North Country

Following a battlefield year in public education, a core of local parents have begun to mobilize to discuss alternative options for their children.

Adirondack Medical Home Initative brings Australia to Plattsburgh

Clinicians and Practice Managers from the Australian Association of Practice Management convened with Adirondack Medical Home Initiative (AMHI) partners for an information exchange event on May 7 as part of a Canada/U.S. study tour.

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Two Clinton County school budgets fail

Chazy Central and NCCS await new election June 16

Every school district in Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties saw successful passage of their budgets except Chazy Central Rural School (CCRS) and Northeastern Clinton Central School (NCCS).

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New York State History Day announces winners

Two projects by North Country students won special prizes at New York State History Day held in Cooperstown, Monday, April 27.

Accident survivor of texting, drunk driver to speak at Peru Central School

May 12

Bailey Wind will be speaking to the Peru Jr/Sr High School student body Tuesday, May 12, at 9:30 a.m.

Peru Fitness Room a reality

Peru Elementary School has a new fitness room thanks to the generous donations of the Peru PTO, Stewarts, Peru Zumba, and the faculty and staff at the school.

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Gardening event melds mundane with the mysterious

As the North Country struggles to slough off the rough edges of winter, volunteers across the region are giving local green thumbs a heady dose of intellectual fertilizer.

Seton Academy no longer to house sixth-grade class

This spring, Seton Academy will say goodbye to its sixth-grade class for the last time as Seton Catholic Junior High School will house the classes to come.

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CCHA opens to new exhibits on the Civil War and Plattsburgh Barracks

On Saturday, April 25 from noon to 3 p.m, the Clinton County Historical Association (CCHA) will open two new touchscreen exhibits: “The History of the Plattsburgh Barracks” and “Clinton County Civil War Record.”

SUNY Plattsburgh students haul in six national broadcasting awards

SUNY Plattsburgh students from the Department of Communications won six awards at the 73rd National Broadcasting Society conference held in Atlanta March 24-29.

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Turning a new PAGE in Burkina Faso

A local group is working to bring awareness to illiteracy and meet the education needs of students in Africa.

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Lincoln's Avengers highlight history tour in Saranac

Jan Couture, the Town of Saranac historian, will host the History of Saranac Tour April 26 in commemoration of five Saranac residents who helped capture John Wilkes Booth.

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'Burghy Bucks' encourage students to give at Plattsburgh

A new student-run awareness campaign at SUNY Plattsburgh will use free "Burghy Bucks" to determine which college program will receive a $5,000 gift from an alumnus.

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Gibson Brothers to receive SUNY honorary fine arts degrees

Renowned bluegrass musicians and SUNY Plattsburgh alumni Eric and Leigh Gibson, known as the Gibson Brothers, will be honored at the college’s spring 2015 commencement Saturday, May 16 with honorary doctorate degrees in fine arts.

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