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A lone canoer glides along the pristine waters of Davis Lake at Macomb Reservation State Park. Many locals have been sticking to North Country parks to enjoy fresh air and warmer weather as COVID-19 social distancing measures continue.

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In recognition of National Child Abuse Awareness Month, colorful pinwheels and signs sway and spin with the wind outside of the Clinton County Health Department. Pinwheels and signs were placed at various locations across Clinton, Franklin and Essex County. The pinwheels are meant to represe…

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As part of Holy Thursday observations, several worshipers participated in a drive-in Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in the St. Agnes School parking lot in Lake Placid.

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Some unions concerned about delay of 2 percent wage hike

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In spite of the gloom which prevails due to COVID-19, wherever possible people are trying to brighten up their world such as this display at the corner of Essex County Route 8 and Youngs Road in Wadhams. Jane Connelly regularly decorates this street corner near her home for different holiday…

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Previously-withheld town-by-town COVID-19 totals are now being released by the Essex County Department of Public Health.

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Large number of deaths statewide are in nursing homes

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Zoning Board: tables all items, explores ways to expand public comment during pandemic.

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Lyn Premo of Peru sent in this photo of a feathered friend. “This Red Winged Blackbird has returned and singing every morning,” Premo writes. “It’s the pert sound to wake up to.” The P-R welcomes reader-submitted photos of local people, events and scenes for consideration. Send high-resoluti…

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A streetlamp buzzes to life against a cloudy spring sky Sunday afternoon in Downtown Plattsburgh.

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Counties can expect less aid due to revenue shortfall

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Area photographer takes free family photos from a distance, gathers donations for CVPH.

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The Press-Republican often reaches out to followers of our Facebook page to get a sense of the North Country opinion on the issues of the day.

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Broker: real estate business at a standstill, interest rates at historic lows due to COVID-19.

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Commissioners clarify date change for voters, whose mail check cards indicated an April 28 primary.

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89, of Plattsburgh, died Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at Meadowbrook Healthcare . He was born in Sciota on July 16, 1930. Services will be at a later date . Arrangements are entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home, Plattsburgh.

96, passed away in Vero Beach, Fla., on April 8, 2020. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at a later date at Holy Name Church, Au Sable Forks. Services were entrusted to Thwaits-Zaumetzer Funeral Home.

BEEKMANTOWN [mdash] Shirley P. Matott, 86, of the O'Neil Rd., West Chazy, passed away Monday, April 6, 2020, at the CVPH Medical Center. She was born in Plattsburgh, N.Y., on Jan. 17, 1934, the daughter of Andrew and Jennie Bordeau. Shirley married Joseph Matott on Aug. 9, 1952, at St. Peter…

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