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Here are five things to know about St. Patrick’s Day.1. St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated on March 17 every year, the date St. Patrick died. It also is St. Patrick’s feast day.2. St. Patrick wasn’t an irishman, he was British. He was kidnapped and taken to Ireland when he was 14, where he was a slave for six years. He was freed at age 20, and then, in his 30s, he returned to Ireland as a missionary.

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MARCH 13 GAMESGame 1: Eastfield College 88 Anoka-Ramsey Community College 73Game 2: Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute 82, Herkimer County Community College 65

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The Irish love their beer, but not all of it goes to drinking.The foamy fermentation is a flavor driver in a number of traditional Irish recipes, especially the Irish stew served after Mass on St. Patrick’s Day.

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FULTONVILLE — Montgomery County Sheriff Michael Amato has announced his intention to seek re-election.

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LITTLE FALLS — The Little Falls Family YMCA will offer an American Red Cross lifeguard training course from 1 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 1, 8 and 15.

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LITTLE FALLS — “The Endora Trilogy,” a children’s fantasy-adventure novel series by Little Falls author Thomas J. Prestopnik, was recently released as three Kindle eBooks and are available through Amazon.com.

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UTICA — The Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority kicked off its fourth annual “Zero Waste” lunch challenge for all public and private K-12 school buildings in Oneida and Herkimer counties.

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ST. JOHNSVILLE — Tentative plans for spring and summer trips were announced and the March birthdays of members were celebrated with refreshments at the March 5 meeting of the Senior Saints at the St. Johnsville Community House. Forty-two...

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