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Jeremiah S. Papineau

Stories by Jeremiah S.

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Community mourns loss of local teenagers, exchange students

The news of the lives of four teenagers being cut tragically short last week received an overwhelming response from the North Country.

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Four Fathers collecting toys for holiday concert

The Four Fathers are at it again.

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Hill and Hollow to once again present concerts

New vocal ensemble to be focus of organization’s rebirth

Though Hill and Hollow Music has been out of the public eye for the past few years, that hasn’t meant the nonprofit organization has been resting on its laurels, says director Angela Brown.

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Girl Scouts give thanks to veterans with special meal

Chazy Girl Scouts Troop 25 have shown their thanks to the men and women who have served and who continue to serve our country.

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‘Christmas in Rouses Point’ bringing events together

If you’ve ever heard there’s nothing to do in the village of Rouses Point, Geri Favreau wants you to know that’s definitely not the case — especially during the holidays.

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Operation Christmas Child drive wraps up on Monday

Donations still being taken for underprivileged children

The countdown until Christmas may be something that officially begins with many people after Thanksgiving, but the countdown to help underprivileged children in developing countries through one specific effort is one that is already under way.

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Accident claims four lives

The lives of four teenagers were lost following a motor vehicle accident during the early evening hours Nov. 15.

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Community rallying behind ‘Supplies for Soldiers’ effort

What started as a conversation between co-workers has turned into an effort to connect soldiers overseas with their friends and family back home.

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Jennings unveils his most recent album

Howard E. Jennings III has unveiled a new album and it’s one he couldn’t be happier with, he said.

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Hannah’s Hope Fund going for another $250,000 ‘miracle’

Organization needs votes for on-line contest before Nov. 22

Carrie Favaro is once again hoping for the support of the community in helping her niece and children just like her.

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Lumber Jills still reeling from home bout win

It was the second time the North Country Lumber Jills faced the Twin City Riot and it was the second time they won.

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Polar Plunge returns today to Plattsburgh City Beach

Today's the day! Plattsburgh City Beach will be invaded by hundreds of people braving freezing temperatures all in the name of supporting Special Olympics New York.

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Genealogical society helping people find their roots

Spaghetti dinner fundraiser this Saturday to help group

Julieann Carter has been tracing family histories for friends and family for nearly three decades.

Benefit next Saturday at Legion for Diann Gordon

When 46-year-old Diann (Moore) Gordon was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer earlier this year, it marked the first time in her immediate family that kind of diagnosis had been handed down, said Gordon’s sister, Gail Carter.

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Renovations to new library building near completion

The new home for the Chazy Public Library is nearing completion.

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Taste of Home Cooking School a success, organizers say

The Crete Memorial Civic Center was “packed”as Denton Publications and other fine sponsors hosted the second annual Taste of Home  Cooking School Nov. 5.

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Gazebo spruced up by volunteers

The Peg and John Huchro Memorial Gazebo has received a little sprucing up.

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Morrisonville bridge to be replaced

Planning has begun to replace an aging bridge in the hamlet of Morrisonville.

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Local woman honored by Publishers Weekly

Eileen Gardner is an aspiring writer. So, when she decided to learn more about breaking into the world of publishing, she went to a source she had heard a lot about — Publishers Weekly.

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Northern Tier food drive gives boost to Mooers Food Pantry

The efforts of one local nonprofit organization have helped further the efforts of another.

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Rescue horse gets new owner, lease on life

When Karen Newton took in a malnourished female thoroughbred named Taylor, she hoped to nurse her back to good health and one day find her a new, caring owner.

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NCAVI welcomes new orientation and mobility specialist

Students in four-county region could benefit from services, says director

The North Country Association for the Visually Impaired has a new resource in schools for students who are visually-challenged.

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Cheerleading coach going after grant, needs community support

The cheerleaders at Chazy Central Rural School are hoping Clorox will give them M-O-N-E-Y. What does that spell? It could be their future.

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‘Human pink ribbon’ brings people together for cause

Wearing a pink ribbon to raise awareness of breast cancer is one thing, but gathering more than a hundred people together to form one giant human pink ribbon? That’s new here.

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Taste of Home Cooking School comes to Crete next Saturday

The Taste of Home Cooking School will return to the Crete Memorial Civic Center Saturday, Nov. 5.

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Film festival planned this Saturday at North Country Co-op

The Illegitimate Son of Mystery Science Theater 3000 — a group which gets together to view and openly mock bad cinema — will mark the 20th anniversary of the group’s founding with — what else — a film festival.

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‘Taste of the North Country’ comes back to SUNY Field House Nov. 9

Taste of the North Country is only two weeks away.

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Polar Plunge returning to Plattsburgh City Beach

Event to once again raise money for Special Olympics

Though Plattsburgh City Beach is known for being heavily-populated in the summer, there’s now at least one day a year when people are taking a plunge in less than warmer temperatures. And, this year, that day is Saturday, Nov. 12.

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Property maintenance issue discussed at council meeting

The town of Saranac could be on its way to court to prosecute a local landowner.

Multi-use trail eyed between villages

County Legislator Harry J. McManus is reexamining plans for a multi-use trail linking the villages of Champlain and Rouses Point.

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Commemoration honors life, death of Father Chagnon

St. Mary’s pastor credited for commitment Champlain

The life of one of the region’s arguably most influential men of his time has not been forgotten.

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Every book in its place: Saranac pre-teen helps complete library move

The move for the Dannemora Free Library is now officially complete.

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Volunteer ambulance service praised for efforts

Local rescue squad earns top honors at both regional and state levels

The dedication and committment of members of the Morrisonville-Schuyler Falls Volunteer Ambulance Service has received recognition not only the regional level, but has garnered attention at the state level as well.

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Pianist Adrian Carr longing for return to Carnegie Hall

While many musicians would dream of performing at New York City’s famed Carnegie Hall, Adrian Carr is dreaming of performing there again.

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Haunted house this weekend to help Christopher Goheens

Friends and family of 10-year-old Christopher Goheens are coming together this weekend to show him their support.

Restitution paid for stage damage, trustee says

The case of damage to the Samuel de Champlain Center Stage is now closed.

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Firefighters to distribute calendars next Sunday

If you live in the hamlet of West Chazy, firefighters have plans to stop by your house next weekend. But don’t worry, it’s not an emergency.

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‘Open Farm Sunday’ to be featured at two local farms

The message from two local farms will be heard loud and clear this weekend — the door’s open, come on in.

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‘Waffle Frolic’ Saturday to raise money for ROTA Studio and Gallery

Waffles and cartoons are a combination Kimberly Cummins is hoping people will like.

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Clinton Community College takes on new recycling initiative with Zero-Sort

Clinton Community College is taking steps to be a more environmentally-friendly place for its students, faculty and staff.

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New farm market touting goods locally grown, made

Buying local products just got a little easier in the town of Chazy.

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County firefighters herald in National Fire Prevention Week

Firefighters are getting the word out about fire safety and this is a time of year when there’s a particularly more intense focus on the subject.

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Plattsburgh State students take home gold for chuckin’ pumpkins

How far can a pumpkin fly? It depends on who’s doing the “chuckin’.”

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Walk of Faith returns for fifth year this Sunday

Event starts off with early registration before noon

The Walk of Faith will celebrate its fifth anniversary this weekend and it’s an event coordinator Christa Covell-Reyell looks forward to each year.

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New highway super a familiar face for department

Lamica running unopposed for remainder of predecessor’s unexpired term

Timothy S. Lamica is settling in as the new head of the Town of Chazy Highway Department, but he’s no stranger to the inner workings of the organization.

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Dannemora Free Library gets breathing room with new space, director says

Laura Pritchard feels right at home. The director of the Dannemora Free Library has found a place for every book in the library’s new location in the new Village of Dannemora Office Building on Emmons Street.

Small business show to promote the ‘little guys’ next weekend

When it comes to promoting small businesses, Suzie Thaller believes there’s always more that can be done.

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Plattsburgh Farmers and Crafters Market wrapping up season

The end of the season for the Plattsburgh Farmers and Crafters Market is here.

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Village of Dannemora auctioning off former school’s contents

Restaurant equipment, desks among hundreds of surplus items

Everything must go — well, almost everything.

Council examining potential benefits of solar power

The Saranac Town Council is taking a closer look at how solar energy could benefit the municipality and its taxpayers.

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