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Come adopt our animals | Elmore SPCA

Lucky, Chubby and Princess

Bald eagle sighting | Keeseville Column

January is tax season. Don’t forget the library is a wonderful source for tax forms and tax resources.

Aging safely and gracefully | Essex Column

This Saturday night, Jan. 24, the film society presents “Boyhood” at the Whallonsburg Grange.

Public election season | Willsboro Column

The weather is still winter-like, but several still came out to the soup and bread and dessert lunch at the United Methodist Church this past Saturday.

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Smiling with full bellies | North Country SPCA

The North Country SPCA would like to thank all our community members who came out Saturday and made our Snowmobile Rally at the Cobble Hill Golf course a success!

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Ice Palace construction to begin in Saranac Lake

Construction of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Ice Palace will begin on Jan. 22.

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St. Armand nets $600,000 for ambitious sewer project

St. Armand's $4.5 million wastewater treatment plant project is the largest infrastructure project ever tackled by this town in northwest Essex County.

Six Red Storm football players placed on NY All-State team

The New York State Sportswriters Association released its 2014 All-State football teams on Jan. 7.

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Police: Fatal bus crash due to drowsy, distracted driver

Following an investigation by the New York State Police Troop B Collision Reconstruction Unit, State Police have concluded that the primary cause of last year’s fatal bus collision on the Northway was the failure of driver Rejean Perron to maintain control of the tour bus within his driving lane.

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Gov. Cuomo proposes $1.66 billion property tax break

Identifying high taxation as a longstanding problem in the state, Cuomo proposes a program that should return an average sum of $781 to 543,300 upstate homeowners and renters through an income tax credit.

Lawsuits misguided, damaging

Several years ago, I was a member of one of the predecessors to Protect the Adirondacks.

It takes more than boats to float a marina | From the Editor

Word on the street is there is a rebirth afoot in downtown Plattsburgh.

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Regional broadband, sewer projects could be competing for $500 million grant

Cuomo's proposal of a competition of upstate economic development councils vying for three $500 million grants sparks ideas about what regional projects would be eligible.

Essex County to get HIPAA refresher training

Essex County lawmakers have approved a refresher course to bring staffers up to speed on federal privacy regulations.

A platform for all views | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Over the last few weeks since publishing the editorial titled, Abolish Protect the Adirondacks and several subsequent columns addressing our approach to drafting editorial positions, we’ve witnessed a tremendous response from readers and even other media outlets.

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W’Burg Grange kitchen gives start-up businesses wings

The Whallonsburg Grange’s kitchen, say local entrepreneurs, provides a welcome incubator for their fledging operations.

Editorial Board has right to express opinions

I want to commend the Editorial Board for speaking out on actions of one small group that is abusing the court system to get their way.

How could you have known?

How could you have known, Dan, that your spot-on admonishment of your own publication’s ill-advised editorial savaging of Protect the Adirondacks would be so timely?

Well done, Mr. Alexander

I’m writing to thank you for your column in last week’s paper.

Freedom of press

We join the rest of the world in mourning the brave staff of the magazine Charlie Hebdo, gunned down by religious fanatics for defending freedom of the press.

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