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You can argue the relative merits of air and train travel all day, but trains outscore planes every time on one important factor: scenery. With their large windows and comfortable coach seats, trains are unsurpassed for enjoying the countryside as you go.
He risked life, limb and liberty to both build and protect the earliest commerce here, much of it crafted by his own hands. Diligent and bristled with a pioneer's spirit, he could ride a horse 99 and a half miles in a day, from Wilmington to Clintonville, to Cook's Forge, back to Clintonville , on to Keeseville, then to Westport and on to Elizabethtown for a supervisor's meeting, and get back home by 9 p.m. "Count it one hundred miles," the major said of the journey, according to a letter written by one of his store clerks, N.B. Foot.
In November, North Country voters will decide who gets to replace Congressman Bill Owens, the U.S. Representative from Plattsburgh. Since he announced his retirement early this year, it's been an intense, three-way battle between Republican Elise Stefanik, Democrat Aaron Woolf, and Green Party candidate Matt Funiciello.
A Vermont town is considering a reward for help finding whoever stole a brand new electronic sign that tells drivers how fast they're going. Brighton's $3,200 sign was so new it hadn't been insured yet.
TV reports Grant O'Connor was charged with simple possession and possession of drug paraphernalia after his Friday arrest in Mount Pleasant. Dispatchers traced the call when they heard him talking about getting high and going to a drug dealer's house on an open line.
Police officials say a car bomb exploded on a commercial street in the Shiite city of Diwaniyah, killing six people and wounding 16 others. Diwaniyah is 130 kilometers south of Baghdad.
The European Union's antitrust authority says it has approved the bid by Britain's BSkyB to create a multinational pay TV network by taking control of its sister companies in Italy and Germany. The EU's executive Commission found the transaction wouldn't hinder competition since the companies are currently serving different markets that are also separated by language barriers.
Vivid Entertainment boss Steven Hirsch reportedly told TMZ he's seen the "Fancy" singer on tape, doing the nasty with an ex-boyfriend. The only problem is, the 24-year-old says it's not her and her people are ready for a legal throwdown.
State police say they've arrested a 22-year-old New York man after he was found with marijuana, cocaine and LSD hidden inside a stuffed animal dressed in an anti-drug T-shirt. Troopers say Gregory Bolongnese , of Plattsburgh, was arrested Monday at the bus station in his hometown near the Canadian border.
Rockland police officers responded to a home at about 1:40 a.m. Wednesday after getting a call from the homeowner. Lt. Nick Zeoli tells The Enterprise of Brockton the homeowner woke up to a loud bang from the kitchen.
Woman's Day reports Kim Kardashian's husband was taken in for an emergency MRI. Citing patient confidentiality, the hospital declined to talk about West's condition.
September 11th is a day that will forever live in the minds of contemporary Americans. But it is also the day in 1814 that Middletown resident Commodore Thomas Macdonough was victorious over the British fleet at the Battle of Lake Champlain in Plattsburgh, NY harbor.
Police made an arrest in a groping incident at St. Michael's College on September 3. Police say Joshua Dumesnil, 30, of Plattsburgh, N.Y., is charged with one count of lewd & lascivious conduct. During their investigation, police say, a similar incident happened inside the Tarrant Center exercise facility on September 2. The student was able to leave the area, but was able to provide information that would help identify Dumesnil.
Gregory Bolognese, of Plattsburgh, was arrested on Monday after police found drugs hidden inside his "Daren the Lion" stuffed animal. Photo by Ellen Blalock 012698 Officer Dave Newman, Youth officer at the DeWitt Police Station w/Daren the lion, the DARE mascot.
Plattsburgh is wrapping up more than two weeks of events commemorating the bicentennial of a key American victory in a War of 1812 battle. The Battle of Plattsburgh was fought 200 years ago Thursday on land and on Lake Champlain, where U.S. ground and naval forces defeated an invading British army and fleet.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:24 pm
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