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Big shoes to fill! | Little Bits

Let’s talk shoes. I read somewhere Imelda Marcos had 3,000 pairs of shoes.

Bird Flu Devastating U.S. Egg Industry

The U.S. egg industry is reeling from a colossal outbreak of avian flu, mostly among egg-laying chickens.

Call to lawmakers to support Museum Education Act

I am writing to urge the elected officials in the Northern New York area to support the Museum Education Act (MEA) introduced by Senator Betty Little (Senate Bill 5001) and Assemblymember Mathew Titone (Assembly Bill 8199).

Thanks to Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School supporters

Thank you to all those who supported the Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School music program benefit held at the Wooden Nickel on Friday, July 17.

Thanks to Westport donors

While some people gave up waiting for fireworks and only heard them from their beds, others kept hoping and waiting.

Camping memories | Little Bits

I love music and enjoy a little trivia. As the years roll by, though, many lyrics have escaped me like a slow leak in your car tire.

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Facebook | North Country SPCA

Have you checked out the North Country SPCA’s Facebook page lately?

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Get back to nature and be happy! | Notes from the North Woods

In recent days, I’ve spent a fair share of time in the woods and on the mountains.

Come hear Brent Vosburg jam | Elizabethtown Social Center

Bring your lawn chair to the Center this Tuesday, July 28, to hear Brent Vosburg jam.

Open letter to Donald Trump

Dear Mr. Trump: Wow, you really have tried to stir up xenophobic enmity toward Mexican immigrants, legal and non-legal alike.

Remember the history of the rebel flag | Editorial

Good riddance. The Confederate battle flag has been taken off the statehouse grounds in South Carolina. It’s been placed in a museum — where it belongs.

21st Century Cures Act is a Bold Plan to Advance New Medical Treatments

Whether a child caring for an elderly parent, a spouse receiving disheartening news about the health of their loved one or a parent tearfully listening to devastating news about their child's diagnosis, every family in our district has faced health challenges.

Hang onto your firearms and pray

Two letters in the July 11 issue need to be addressed: ”More Gun Control” by Jeff Canton in Long Lake and “Controversial Ideas of Right to Bear Arms” by Edward Pontacoloni of Lake George.

Problem with rising tide

In their editorial “A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats,” Dan Alexander, Keith Lobdell and John Gereau sound like ignorant politicians running for public office instead of intelligent news analysts.

People first, Earth second | Editorial

A horde of activists descended on several Champlain Valley communities last week to protest the ongoing oil train traffic through the region.

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