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Congressman Owens, Aaron Woolf stump for Social Security in Willsboro

Aaron Woolf, the Democratic candidate for New York’s 21st Congessional District, took his fight to preserve Medicare and Social Security to Willsboro this morning in a joint appearance with Congressman Bill Owens.

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Senator Charles Schumer stumps in Saranac Lake for high-tech grant money

Funds would establish degree program at NCCC, fill in-demand jobs at local businesses

“Mechatronics” might be this fall’s local buzzword if North Country Community College locks in federal funds to establish a new degree program.

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Mid-day blaze displaces Morrisonville family

The two story home of Heidi Daniels and Tyler Terry on the Flat Rock Road in Schuyler Falls was nearly a complete loss after being engulfed by flames in the middle of the day on Wednesday, Aug. 13.

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Immunization requirements revised by state DOH

The New York State Department of Health recently announced revised immunization requirements for school attendance.

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Democratic candidate for NY21 laces boots as campaign enters fall stretch

As the race for New York’s 21st Congressional District enters the next stretch before voters head to the polls in November, Aaron Woolf says momentum is on his side.

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Local couple to chair United Way campaign

The United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. is in the early stage of planning for the 2015 campaign.

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NWS preps rabies drops

The National Wildlife Service of the USDA will be conducting an oral rabies vaccination program throughout New York State, including Essex County, from Aug. 12 to Sept. 1.

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Cats overrunning some North Country towns

There is a cat problem in parts of North Country, and it is threatening to overrunn the handful of animal welfare agencies trying to stem the tide.

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The trail to freedom

When John Lecky, a local citizen, renovated a farmhouse on Hallock Hill Road between Keeseville and Harkness, he discovered a leg iron, leg cuff, under the floor boards at the top of the stairway leading to the attic.

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Whiteface rededicated to 10th Mtn Division

Whiteface Mountain was rededicated to World War II era ski troops in the army’s 10th Mountain Division on July 29 in a ceremony held at the resort’s base.

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Gubernatorial candidate brings campaign to Plattsburgh

GOP gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino rolled into Plattsburgh on Tuesday, July 29 on a hop-scotching tour around New York state, hammering Andrew Cuomo on a scandal rapidly threatening to overshadow his re-election campaign efforts.