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Local startup investment group seeks entrepreneurs

Good news for local entrepreneurs with big ideas and empty wallets: A group of North Country investors wants to fund your startup biz.

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Acclaimed painter Cate Mandigo to hold events in Chestertown

Nationally renowned primitive folk-art painter Cate Mandigo, who has spent decades living and working in the Adirondacks, is holding an art show and sale on two consecutive Wednesdays in Chestertown — and a portion of the deeply discounted sale prices will go to a local charity.

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Joyce Mitchell pleads guilty to aiding inmate escape

The woman accused of smuggling tools to the pair of inmates who escaped from Clinton Correctional has plead guilty to a pair of charges related to the escape.

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Once to be developed, The Pinnancle is now a public preserve

A treasured natural landmark in the region, recently slated for development, is now to be a wild preserve with hiking trails, thanks to donations contributed by many area citizens as well as several prominent community and business leaders.

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OSHA investigation: International Paper death 'could have been prevented'

A federal agency has cited the paper manufacturer with "two willful, one repeated and three serious" violations of workplace safety standards after a fatal accident took the life of a Schroon Lake man in January.

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Warrensburg Jamboree to feature auction, carnival attractions

The long-running traditional community carnival to benefit the Warrensburg Volunteer Fire Company is set to return this weekend.

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Mitchell court date set; escape investigation continues

The woman accused of smuggling tools to the pair of inmates who escaped from Clinton Correctional last month will appear in court next week.

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Concerned with pollution, area officials seek to cut salt use in road de-icing

An estimated 33 million pounds of salt per year are spread on roadways in the Lake George watershed — killing plant life and altering the lake's chemistry. After many decades of the practice being taken for granted, local officials are concerned about the impact on the environment — and they're ready to consider changing their approach to de-icing roads.

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Iconic Lake George drive-in gutted by fire

Undoubtedly, area residents and tourists are disappointed they now won't be able — for at least the rest of this summer — to go to a Lake George drive-in for curly fries, cheese curds and fried clams.

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Patricia Higgins-Bollman a candidate for Chester’s town clerk post

A Pottersville resident whose family has a long tenure in public service announces her candidacy for the Chester Town Clerk post.

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We’re here: Young professionals discuss issues, challenges facing Adirondack Park

Strong undercurrents of youthful activity are seeking to reverse a brain drain in the Adirondacks — if the ingredients can come together.

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Ticonderoga Police investigate swastika at Bicentennial Park

Ticonderoga Police Chief Mark Johns says any person believed to be responsible could be charged with a felony.

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Scozzy sounds off on tourism challenge

Tom Scozzafava hopped on his Harley Davidson on Sunday morning and roared to Indian Lake for the third annual Adirondack Challenge.

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Local couple makes improvements to Brookwood

With quick access to Lake George and Lake Champlain, Brookwood RV Resort in Ticonderoga offers family camping with about 85 scenic campsites and a well-stocked store featuring local products.