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Crown Point closes doors on ambulance services

 The Crown Point Fire District is out of the ambulance business.

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Seniors knock ‘em down at Adirondack Lanes

Both Walter Thorne and Gerardus “Gerry” Peeters have been chasing the gold standard in bowling for a combined 70 years.

VFW Lanes

League results

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Damn coyotes! | Notes from the North Woods

In last week’s column, I referred to the process of rewilding our youth, in the same manner we rewilded our lands.

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Conservation Conversations

The Beatles did a song a while back called Day Tripper, if you are lucky, you can listen to it on your way to one of the following programs.

High Heels | Little Bits

High heels. My muses are at work again and that’s what they gave me today.

Duprey calling for support of bill to help military spouses

Assemblywoman Janet L. Duprey (R,I-Peru) is calling on state legislators to join her in supporting legislation that would help military families across the state gain employment when they are relocated for military service.

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Do you believe in miracles?

Legendary hockey upset relived

Lake Placid welcomes back members of the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” hockey team

“I love the job!" Essex County Judge steps out

Essex County Judge Richard Meyer opens up job highlights, judicial style and the state of the race.

Medical marijuana is here to stay | Editorial

Medical marijuana is here to stay in New York, and Plattsburgh is stepping up to the plate in a big way to grab that brass ring for the benefit of the entire North Country.Medical marijuana is here to stay in New York, and Plattsburgh is stepping up to the plate in a big way to grab that brass ring for the benefit of the entire North Country.

Another group forgotten

Letters to editors are generally ideal tools to use to increase awareness about people, issues and troubles in the community.

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Seeds in place for Section VII basketball tournaments

 Five schools earned the six top seeds in the Section VII boys and girls basketball tournaments starting this week.

Essex County Weights & Measures report reveals big penalties for grocery retailers

The Essex County Department of Weights and Measures has revealed their annual report — and the results may surprise you.

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Public asked to volunteer for disease outbreak drill

A first-ever epidemic preparedness drill is to be conducted soon by Warren County Public Health Department, and area residents are being asked to participate.

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ACAP: Funding for afterschool programs in jeopardy

ACAP has reported that they were unsuccessful in obtaining the state funding that would allow them to continue afterschool programs this fall in Moriah, Schroon and Westport.

Securing our homeland | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

For years America used the conventional air waves of the Soviet block broadcasting Radio Free Europe and on the Island of Cuba with Radio Free Cuba.

Yea to Olympic support, state aid for frozen pipes, say Essex County supers

Essex County Board of Supervisors doubles down on calls for increased Olympic venue support, state aid for frozen pipes.

Smoking a chronic condition, not fodder for scorn

“I hate people who smoke.”

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Vast cookbook collection featured at Chester Library book sale

The Town of Chester Library's winter book sale annually draws hundreds of book collectors and avid readers from a wide area, spanning northeastern U.S. and Canada. This year, the sale features a remarkable collection of more than 600 cookbooks left to the library by the late Roberta Appleby, an area resident.

Court actions are a major part of American democracy

In their recent Letter to the Editor (Jan. 22, 2015, “A History of Litigation”) Philadelphia developer Michael Foxman and his partner Thomas Lawson, representatives of Adirondack Club & Resort (ACR) in Tupper Lake, impugned the “high motives” of Protect the Adirondacks in bringing a lawsuit against the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) for permitting this massive 6,000-acre development.

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