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Canada to drop COVID mandates at border Sept. 30

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TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has signed off on Canada dropping the vaccine requirement for people entering the country at the end of September, an official familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Thursday, Sept. 22. Canada, like the United States, requires ...

PRECIOUS PARK: Not all heroes wear lab coats

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Every winter, you may sit by your backyard window with binoculars, looking at the birdfeeder, checking off a list of species for Audubon’s annual Christmas Bird Count or Great Backyard Bird Count. But maybe that’s not enough. Maybe you’re looking for more ways to help out the natural ...

Ski jumping World Cup returns to US for 1st time since 2004

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Ski jumping's top circuit is returning to the United States for the first time in nearly two decades. The International Ski and Snowboard Federation men's ski jumping World Cup will be held in February in Lake Placid, New York. Ski jumping's last World Cup in the U.S. was in 2004 in Park ...

Wilmington celebrates life in 2022 with time capsule

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WILMINGTON — If you were at a cemetery, you’d swear it was a burial service. But it was more like a celebration of life. More than 30 people gathered around a white tent at Preston Festival Field Saturday morning, Sept. 17. The sun was out, and blue jays made their presence known as a ...

A poem for Wilmington’s bicentennial

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Standing on the front deck of the house purchased in 1999 I listen to crickets as the sky darkens. This is contentment, watching the few Goldfinches light upon the feeders. Soon, leaves will begin to flame and my thoughts turn to greedy Black bears. Will we have a visitor this ...

Lake Placid officials retrieve FISU flame from Torino, Italy

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LAKE PLACID — A delegation from the Adirondack Sports Council, including village Mayor Art Devlin, traveled to Italy this past weekend to collect a symbolic flame and bring it back to Lake Placid for the opening ceremony of the 2023 FISU Winter World University Games in January. The ...