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Tupper parents ask school board to lift mask requirements

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TUPPER LAKE — A group of local parents and grandparents are asking the Tupper Lake school board to not require students to wear masks when school resumes in the fall, even if it means losing state aid. If the state requires masks because of the Delta variant — which a recent study has ...

Hiker rescued from Colden Trap Dike

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Forest rangers and volunteer climbers rescued a hiker with a minor leg injury who was stuck on a ledge in the Mount Colden Trap Dike on Saturday. This was the second technical rope and helicopter rescue at the Trap Dike this summer and the fourth in the last two years. “DEC has seen an ...

Cuomo urged to resign after probe finds he harassed 11 women

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NEW YORK — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faced mounting pressure Tuesday to resign, including from President Joe Biden and other onetime Democratic allies, after an investigation found he sexually harassed nearly a dozen women and worked to retaliate against one of his accusers. “I think ...

NYC will require vaccination proof for indoor dining, gyms

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NEW YORK — New York City will soon require proof of COVID-19 vaccinations for anyone who wants to dine indoors at a restaurant, see a performance or go to the gym, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday, making it the first big city in the U.S. to impose such restrictions. The new ...