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Correia named Oneonta graduate

On Campus

Common Core a bad idea

You began your editorial concerning Common Core with “Everyone’s frustrated.” So it’s logical to surmise that if everyone is frustrated then all of us can’t be wrong.

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Gratto picked to lead Schroon Lake

Gratto plans to finish out the academic year at Northeastern Clinton. The married father of three boys said he plans to relocate and live in the Schroon Lake area.

Parishes to make home visits

A church home visiting activity is about to begin in the towns of Indian Lake and Minerva.

Delongis named to Dean’s List

On Campus

Feels snookered by pretend Elizabethtown budget

The 400 percent over-budget expenditure that occurred in the Town of Elizabethtown’s highway equipment line item is a classic example of how little the budget and tax cap actually matter if a town administration ignores their budget, as happened in 2013.

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Hodge-Goodspeed | Wedding

Denise Taylor Hodge and Taylor Sterling Goodspeed were united in marriage on April 11, in a small family ceremony on Makapuu Beach, Oahu.

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Warrensburg jazz, senior bands bring home first prize from N.J.

The Warrensburg High School Band participated in the Music in the Parks festival on April 25th in Jackson, N.J.

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Destination Downtown

PDA brings downtown Plattsburgh to life on Sunday

Destination Downtown will take place May 17 from noon to 4 p.m. for residents and visitors to enjoy downtown businesses on a Sunday.

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Remembering James Dean Wilson

Strides for James raises funds for CCC scholarship fund

Strides for James, a 5k/10k fun run to support the James Dean Wilson Scholarship Fund, will take place Saturday, May 9 at the William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute in Chazy.

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The future of the Crete

Leaks in the roof of the 41-year-old Crete Civic Center have officials debating the future of the facility.

Memorial Treehouse breaking ground

The Max Moore Memorial Treehouse project will have a groundbreaking ceremony May 9 at 11 a.m.

Autism Speaks U, PSU women's soccer putting on 5K Color Run

The 5K Color Run event will be taking place at Plattsburgh State University Memorial Field May 2 at 10 a.m. and is hosted by volunteers of Autism Speaks U and the women’s soccer team.

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Saranac Lake skatepark project in the final stages

Design and concrete companies beginning work in May

After 11 years of fundraising and planning, the Saranac Lake SkatePark Committee has reached the final stage of a long push for a park in the heart of the village.

Bolton senior recognized | Bolton Column

Daniel Dimick, graduating senior from Bolton Central School, is receiving The Bolton League of Fine Arts/Soave Faire 2015 Art Award.

Muddy roads and pot holes | Athol-Thurman Column

Springtime in Thurman brings some challenges.

Disastrous conflagrations at Bolton | Turning Back the Pages

One Hundred Years Ago – May, 1915

Governor Pataki, other officials talk skills gap in Essex

Fifty-five global leaders in education, corporate, government and philanthropy sectors from five nations gathered in Essex last week to discuss the growing skills gap and the action steps needed to reverse the trend.

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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.

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