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Shaun Kittle

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Cuomo touts Tax Free NY

Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited Plattsburgh State University College on Thursday, May 30 to tout his new “Tax Free NY” program.

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North Country WWII veterans honored all the way to D.C.

As the sun rose over Vermont’s Green Mountains on Saturday, May 18, 18 World War II veterans left Plattsburgh to visit the National World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. The trip marked the inaugural flight of North Country Honor Flight, a non-profit organization dedicated to honoring World War II veterans by taking them to the memorial.

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State legislators sound off at legislative breakfast

North Country Chamber of Commerce President Garry Douglas announced the findings of the chamber’s business confidence survey at the annual State Legislative Forum breakfast on Friday, March 1 at the Holiday Inn in Plattsburgh.

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Essex County Board votes to table bed tax

The Essex County Board of Supervisors has decided to place on hold a move to increase the county occupancy tax from 3 to 5 percent.

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Trail review: A new path up an old favorite

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The first time I set out to hike Jay Mountain a few years ago I remember thinking that if it hadn’t been for the cars parked along the shoulder of the road, I would have driven right past the beginning of the unmarked, unmaintained trail.

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Essex County Board of Supervisors proposes a budget to meet the tax cap

Options were debated, votes were held and the Essex County Board of Supervisors made some progress in balancing the county budget at a budget workshop held Nov. 29.

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High Peaks Hospice helps people cope with death and dying

Hospice care isn’t about giving up, it’s about making a decision—a decision that can define how the final days of a person’s life will be lived. 

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Essex County budget in peril

Essex County officials traded ideas on how to balance the county budget at a meeting on Nov. 19.

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The winter creep at Point au Roche

Adirondack Bark

Winter comes with little warning in the North Country.

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Stec takes 114th Assembly district

Daniel Stec (R) beat Dennis Tarantino (D), accumulating 27,644 votes to Tarantino’s 20,340, in the race for the 114th Assembly District.

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