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Targeting police a miscarriage of justice

Too often lately we are seeing Obama and his personal Department of Justice telling us that our police forces are a problem and it stems from racial profiling and prejudice.

Family & Memorial Day | Little Bits

As I sat on our back deck soaking up the ambiance of our beloved Saranac River on Memorial Day morning, I reflected on many things including what we once called Decoration Day.

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Passing down the fishing pole | Conservation Conversations

It was 25 years ago, when some fellas from Moriah got together and decided it was time do to something for the kids.

Mini bus tours | Keeseville Column

The mini bus tours of historical underground railroad and abolitionists sites have begun again.

Volunteer Ambassadors | Westport Column

Westport music educator Rose Chancler, who teaches from her studio in the old Hamilton Building here in town, also directs Piano by Nature, a not-for-profit with the mission of bringing renowned, world-class musicians to audiences in the North Country.

Youth summer reading program | Essex Column

Tom Mangano, our enterprising librarian, is looking for young readers for a youth summer reading program.

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5K fun run | North Country SPCA

Have you registered yet for our upcoming 2015 Mutt Strut?

Memorial Day time of year | Willsboro Column

Hard to realize that it is the Memorial Day time of year — it seems the older we get, the faster the time slips by.

Perennial Swap | Elizabethtown Social Center

Do you have perennials that are spreading too far?

Disagrees with part of column

While I agree with Dan Alexander that the Military Religious Freedom Foundation is being absurdly heavy-handed in their objection to Air Force Major General Craig Olson’s official proselytizing (the subject of Mr. Alexander’s May 23 Publisher’s Column), I object to his stepping well beyond the historical facts about our nation in his eagerness to condemn – or should I say damn? – this secular group.

New Ticonderoga shuttle service, rail connection can be example for other communities

Fort Ticonderoga and Amtrak have teamed up to give rail passengers a more inviting experience to the historic former military installation, which is widely seen as one of the region’s great cultural attractions.

The importance of local businesses | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Local, home grown businesses in our rural areas provide so much more to the stability of our community economy than many realize.

Importance of Breast Cancer awareness

Breast cancer and the importance of breast cancer screening has been in the news lately.

Potty talk | Little Bits

You might henceforth be justified in referring to me as a potty mouth.

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Traffic control for trout and two beards | Conservation Conversations

What does stocking a river and being a firefighter have in common? Good question you ask.

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