PLATTSBURGH — Canadian leaders are reportedly contemplating steps that could loosen northern border restrictions as early as June 22, news North Country officials embraced with open arms Tuesday.Assemblyman D. Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay Lake) was among the voices, feeling “our pleas for a pha…

MALONE — Republican gubernatorial candidate Andrew Giuliani visited Malone Tuesday afternoon, meeting with local officials over lunch at Donovan’s Steak & Ale on Route 11 and talking about his campaign’s emphasis on deregulation and cutting taxes.