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Dine United event a success

The United way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. partnered with several restaurants from Clinton, Essex, and Franklin Counties to hold the fifth “DINE UNITED” event on Jan. 21.

Beating those winter blues

Are you tired of feeling tired, grumpy, or sad?

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Feline Immunodeficiency Virus | North Country SPCA

Occasionally, the North Country SPCA encounters a cat who cannot be housed at the shelter with our other cats while waiting for a forever home.

Israel leader shouldn’t try to influence US policy

I am sure that I am not alone in expressing my dismay to you that Netanyahu of Israel is scheduled soon to speak before a joint session of Congress.

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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.

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.

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.

Smoking a chronic condition, not fodder for scorn

“I hate people who smoke.”

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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Into the wild | Notes from the North Woods

I suppose it’s one of the most common afflictions of age, and it likely explains our unrelenting desire to return to familiar, natural surroundings.

New doors opening | Little Bits

Seven, eight, open the gate.” Did that conjure up any memories of your childhood? How about, “one, two, buckle my shoe?” I suppose you could stuff that in a category called Nursery Rhymes. It’s one of those things you learn very early and never forget.

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Furry Valentine adoption special | North Country SPCA

The North Country SPCA would like to announce our upcoming bowling tournament fundraiser to be held on Saturday, Feb. 28th at the Mineville VFW Lanes, with two shifts: a morning session at 11 a.m. and afternoon session at 2 p.m.

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