North Country News

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an armistice went into effect, ending World War I.  It has become a day and time to remember all veterans. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley takes us to the commemoration at the American Legion Post in Plattsburgh.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a half million dollars in grants for communities in the Adirondacks to enhance business development and access to recently obtained forest lands.

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In northern New York’s 21st Congressional district, Democrat Aaron Woolf offered an emotional concession speech after losing the election to Republican Elise Stefanik last night.

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In Northern NY’s 21st Congressional District, Republican Elise Stefanik defeated Democrat Aaron Woolf and Green Matt Funiciello.  Woolf appeared at his campaign headquarters in Elizabethtown Tuesday night to thank his supporters and concede the election to Stefanik.

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Phil Scott, the only statewide Republican office holder in Vermont, is going back to Montpelier for two more years.

Two of the political first-timers on the ballot to replace retiring northern New York Congressman Bill Owens were in Plattsburgh Monday pressing voters to get out to the polls. Held by Republicans from the Civil War until 2009, the seat could swing back the GOP tonight.

The Democrat and Republican Congressional candidates seeking to replace retiring Democrat Bill Owens to represent New York’s sprawling 21st district are making their last minute push to bring voters to the polls.

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It looks like cell towers in the Adirondacks will continue to blend in.

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With polls showing her leading the race for New York’s 21st Congressional district, Republican Elise Stefanik began a new drive to election day today with a get out the vote tour beginning in Plattsburgh. The “New Ideas, New Generation” kickoff focused on jobs and economic development. 

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Third-party candidates often look to young voters to boost their campaigns.  The Green Party candidate seeking New York’s 21st district U.S. House seat held by retiring Democrat Bill Owens was on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus Wednesday evening.

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