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Pleased with house vote

I deeply thank our Congressman Bill Owens for signing on to the House resolution 688 which calls for President Obama to pledge our country’s fair share to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization or GAVI.

Non-profits do their part

“Nonprofits: Should they pay their fair share?”

Good Shepherd says thanks

The Ladies of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Elizabethtown would like to express their gratitude to everyone who shopped and enjoyed lunch at their annual Country Craft Fair.

Editorial misleading

The Valley News Editorial “Nonprofits: Should they pay their fair share?” implies that not for profits don’t create jobs; paralyze economic development; serve hobbyists and insular groups (many of which represent seasonal residents;) don’t serve the poor; and create towns “preserved in amber” (aka playgrounds for the rich).

Breakdown tax relief received

A breakdown of the tax relief each non-profit receives would be educational for citizens and local governments in the North Country.

Thanks to hospital

We would like to thank Dr. Mary Glickman and Vicki Savage; all the nurses, PTs, OTs, aides and hospital staff, and everyone else at the Elizabethtown Community Hospital, for the wonderful care and concern to our loved one, Nancy Morelli, and to us, her family, when she was hospitalized there in August.

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Off to the woods | Notes from the North Woods

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to confront only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived” Henry David Thoreau

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Dam Nation movie | Conservation Conversations

A few months ago I wrote about the impact that dams have on fish migration.

Snow on the mountains | Elizabethtown Column

Did everyone notice the snow on the mountains last Sunday?

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Pit Bull Awareness Month | North Country SPCA

The weather is getting cooler, and there have been rumors of snow in the air - wouldn’t it be great to spend this winter getting out and about on your very own snowmobile?

Being a freedom seeker | Keeseville Column

On Saturday, Oct. 25, the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association will host their last mini-bus tour with Keeseville and Peru Tour, who are members of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association.

The Fault in our Stars | Essex Column

This Saturday evening, the film society presents “The Fault in our Stars” at the Whallonsburg Grange.

“Making a Difference” award | Westport Column

Do you have a friend or neighbor who has done something special, or is doing something special, for the community?

Keep supporting our local restaurants | Willsboro Column

Ready or not, a week from today, the trick or treaters will be knocking on our doors.

To keep us safe

The U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land.The U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land.

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