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  1. Assembly woman Addie Russell defends her position against conservative challengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | North County Public Radio

    ... be a heartbreaker for me." Byrne is a businessman and an army veteran who came to the North Country by way of Fort Drum. He now lives in Cape Vincent and has been a member of the town council there for three years. He is running on a platform that ...

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  2. ReEnergy, Drum Officially Ink Biomass DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2012 | Your News Now

    ... That's why there's a major push for the military to find more ways to go green. One way is the biomass plant on Fort Drum. Biomass is mostly made up of left over forestry products that normally get thrown out. The DOD and ReEnergy, the company that ...

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  3. ReEnergy Holdings gets $289 million contract to provide power to Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    New York Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand will be in the North Country for a ceremony celebrating the recent awarding of a 20-year contract for providing power to Fort Drum. Thursday morning's event at the Army post in northern New York comes a month after the military awarded ReEnergy Holdings a nearly $289 million contract to provide power using renewable sources.

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  4. Event celebrates Fort Drum's new energy providerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | North County Public Radio

    Company, state and local officials dig into a pile of wood chips at the grand opening last year of ReEnergy Black River on Fort Drum that is retrofitted to burn biomass instead of coal. Photo: Joanna Richards FORT DRUM, N.Y. New York Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand will be in the North Country for a ceremony celebrating the recent awarding of a 20-year contract for providing power to Fort Drum.

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  5. Event celebrates Fort Druma s new energy providerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    New York Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand will be in the North Country for a ceremony celebrating the recent awarding of a 20-year contract for providing power to Fort Drum. Thursday morning's event at the Army post in northern New York comes a month after the military awarded ReEnergy Holdings a nearly $289 million contract to provide power using renewable sources.

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  6. C-130 training aircraft delivered to Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    It was a special delivery to post Wednesday afternoon as a new C-130E aircraft was trucked to Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield from Little Rock, Ark. The wingless aircraft, 16 feet wide and tall and 120 feet long, will be used for load training.

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  7. Syracuse Silver Knights will tune up for the season with exhibition game against Fort Drum squadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    Bo Jelovac and the Syracuse Silver Knights will meet fans prior to a preseason game against Fort Drum on Saturday at the CNY Family Sports Centre. (Dennis Nett The Syracuse Silver Knights will host the Fort Drum Mountain Lions in a preseason match 7 p.m. Saturday at the CNY Family Sports Centre.

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  8. Fort Drum family grateful as they receive service dog to aid autistic sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    It was an early sign of hope, slightly later in the morning than usual, for 4-year-old Riley Van Eck the day after receiving a new service dog to aid him with his autism. Riley, whose highly-functional autism diagnosis was rated 8 on a 10-point scale by doctors, was paired with the 1-year-old German shepherd at their Fort Drum home on Friday.

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  9. DEC holds public hearing, seeks additional comments on open space planRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... continuing the Army's Compatible Use Buffer Program, which limits development around strategic areas around Fort Drum, preserving the Black River Valley and corridor, protecting area state park battlefields from development and maintaining the ...

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  10. U.S., Canadian EOD troops hold training exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The United States Army

    American and Canadian Explosive Ordnance Disposal troops trained to defeat explosive devices here. U.S. Army EOD troops from the Fort Drum-based 725th EOD Company, and the Canadian Army's 43rd Counter Improvised Explosive Device Squadron, trained together for the first time, Sept.

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  11. NY21 candidates summarize and solidify positions in third televised debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... and promises, some of the most interesting answers came in response to questions about the Affordable Care Act and Fort Drum. North Country Public Radio reporter David Sommerstein asked Stefanik about an event of which she has often spoken on the ...

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  12. NY21 candidates solidify positions in final debate, differ on health care and Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... and promises, some of the most interesting answers came in response to questions about the Affordable Care Act and Fort Drum. North Country Public Radio reporter David Sommerstein asked Ms. Stefanik about an event of which she has often spoken on ...

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  13. Gabriel the service dog still showing fighting spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... and veterans who have lost their hearing or the use of their limbs. Gabriel was in training to be placed with Fort Drum soldier Sgt. Derek T. McConnell of New Jersey. Sgt. McConnell died on March 18, 2013, at Walter Reed Medical Center in ...

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  14. Serving those who serve: Resident set a great example of volunteerism in north countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... and moved to a retirement community in Ohio. The loss of her upbeat presence is already being felt by people at Fort Drum. “It's not going to be the same not having her here,” Karen M. Clark, director of USO Fort Drum, said in a story ...

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  15. 1,000 Soldiers of Fort Drum's Dissolved 3rd Brigade Find New HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2012 | Your News Now

    ... On Friday during a very similar ceremony, another large group of former 3rd Brigade soldiers will officially join Fort Drum's 1st Brigade.

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  16. Mary Parry, USO volunteer for 73 years, leaving north countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    From long drives to pick up soldiers in need of a lift to Fort Drum, to organizing countless community events, there was no job too big or too small for Mary M. Parry. Mrs. Parry, whose resume includes 73 years with the United Service Organizations, recently moved to a retirement community in Ohio.

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  17. Fort Drum soldier killed in LaFargeville crash had deployment experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    The soldier killed in a one-car rollover crash Tuesday near LaFargeville had deployment experience, Fort Drum said Wednesday evening. Sgt. Cody L. Samuels, 27, a nodal network systems operator-maintainer in the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade's headquarters company, served in Iraq in 2007.

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  18. Syracuse basketball's Orange Madness: Details on selfies, student dunks, legendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    ... Juggling Boys -- "We're going to rely on our marching band and our DJ for the entertainment," Donabella said. Fort Drum escorts -- Soldiers from Ft. Drum will escort SU head coach Jim Boeheim onto the court (in a shadowy, undisclosed vehicle) and ...

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  19. Fort Drum family seeks help raising money for son's service dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    A canine lifeline for a severely autistic 4-year-old boy is about two weeks away from arriving as his family looks for support for the final expenses to bring the dog home. Sgt. Aaron A. French, of the 1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, has been working for about two years to get Gunner, a 1-year-old German shepherd, for his son Riley Van Eck, whose autism diagnosis was rated 8 on a 10-point scale by doctors.

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  20. Fort Drum woman accused of setting fire to her homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    A woman was charged Saturday with setting fire to her home at the U.S. Army's post in Jefferson County, the New York State Police said. Dalila Colbert, 28, of Fort Drum, was charged with second-degree arson and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

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