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Nonprofits: Should they pay their fair share?

Nonprofit organizations abound throughout the North Country.

North Country Community Papers alive and doing well | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

I wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you for the encouraging responses the staff and I have been receiving, regarding our news content in the papers.

Need for United Way never greater

The need for the services that United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. helps support has never been greater.

Supports Affordable Care Act

I have two relatives whose medical conditions would make them totally uninsurable without the Affordable Care Act (aka, Obamacare).

Praise for coach

Here at MCA we do not like to praise men, but we love to praise people who are allowing the Lord to work through them.

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As It Used To Be and As It Is Now | Johnsburg Historical Society Column

T.C. Murphy Lumber Company is the latest business in the Town of Johnsburg to be interviewed by the Johnsburg Historical Society.

Question on the Month: What is you favorite thing to do on the weekend?

Johnsburg Central School - Mrs. Knickerbocker’s class

The price of service

For the past twenty years the residents and visitors to the Town of Johnsburg have had the tremendous benefit of hard working volunteers to provide them with quick, professional emergency medical service.

Cuomo needs to step to the plate and debate

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has done a lot for the North Country to boost our sagging economic fortunes, like promoting tourism, hammering out a moderate agreement on the Essex Chain Lakes, pouring cash into infrastructure development and rolling back restrictions on craft breweries, a measure that further uncorks the bottled-up entrepreneurial spirit of our fellow New Yorkers.

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Janet Duprey (R) Plattsburgh 115th Assembly District | Candidate Column

In the first opinion piece, I wrote about my public service in County government and the Assembly.

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An end of the season romp | Notes from the North Woods

Well, I did it! I finally took a little trip way back into one of my favorite brook trout waters.

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Wide eyed pheasant hunters | Conservation Conversations

It was a beautiful fall morning and the fall colors were everywhere.

Politics overriding common sense | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Remember back to last year when the partial shutdown of the federal government brought about so much doom and gloom?

Conversations on EMS

In a conversation the other day with a Johnsburg resident about the pending EMS ambulance district for the town, the resident stated that if he has to pay taxes for the EMS ambulance district then he did not need to pay the bill if he used the ambulance service.