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Saranac graduation still celebrates after manhunt announcement

The Saranac High School graduation took place Friday, June 26 at the SUNY Plattsburgh Fieldhouse, coming just hours after the announcement of the death of Richard Matt, one of the two escaped Clinton Correctional Facility inmates.

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Dream big, Chazy Central Rural School graduates

A banner with the words ‘Been dreaming of this’ hung above the heads of 38 Chazy Central Rural School graduates Friday, June 26 during the school’s 97th annual commencement ceremony.

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Peru grads encouraged to take risks, spread wings and fly

Peru’s 2015 commencement Saturday, June 27 was all about butterflies.

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Beekmantown graduation 2015: 'Thank you, Google'

Beekmantown grads brings good memories and laughs to commencement

A humorous, cheerful bunch of Beekmantown seniors filed in two-by-two, some arm in arm, hand in hand and others who just danced their way to their seats for the commencement ceremony Friday, June 26 at 7 p.m.

Ten graduate from School of Radiologic Technology

Ten students will graduate from the University of Vermont Health Network – Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital School of Radiologic Technology on Thursday, June 25 at CVPH.

NCCS spending plan fails a second time

While voters approved Chazy Central Rural School’s (CCRS) 2015-16 budget, Northeastern Clinton Central School (NCCS) saw its spending plan fail for the second time.

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Woodworking Weekend teaches 1800-1900s homesteading

Homesteading and Woodworking Weekend will take place at the Babbie Rural & Farm Learning Museum June 27-28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Clinton Community College faculty, staff recognized for excellence

Three Clinton Community College faculty and staff members received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence for 2015: Jarrod Cone, Saundra Stortz and Debra Nelson.

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Beekmantown Central School District awarded $6 million grant

Beekmantown Central School District was awarded over $6 million recently through a NYSED grant for Extended Learning Time.

Duprey supports legislation that delays, reforms teacher evaluations

Assemblywoman Janet Duprey expressed satisfaction with the passage of legislation (A.7303A) that will delay and reform the controversial teacher evaluations reforms enacted in this year’s budget on May 20.

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Essex Farm Institute hires executive director

The Essex Farm Institute, an agricultural education and research institution that aims to redefine sustainable farming, has hired their first full time executive director, Michele Drozd.

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Homeschooling movement sprouts shoots in North Country

Following a battlefield year in public education, a core of local parents have begun to mobilize to discuss alternative options for their children.

Adirondack Medical Home Initative brings Australia to Plattsburgh

Clinicians and Practice Managers from the Australian Association of Practice Management convened with Adirondack Medical Home Initiative (AMHI) partners for an information exchange event on May 7 as part of a Canada/U.S. study tour.

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Two Clinton County school budgets fail

Chazy Central and NCCS await new election June 16

Every school district in Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties saw successful passage of their budgets except Chazy Central Rural School (CCRS) and Northeastern Clinton Central School (NCCS).

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St. Mary’s gets reconstruction aid

Knights of Columbus donate nearly $32,000

When St. Mary’s School re-opens this fall, it will be with the help of the Knights of Columbus.