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Column embarrassing

The Publisher’s Column in the Dec. 13, 2014 issue of the Journal confused and embarrassed me.

Electric dependent

I don’t believe any of us realize how dependent we as a society have become on electricity.

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Will it be a ‘White Space’ Christmas in Thurman?

A large number of households in Thurman, among the relatively few in the nation that don't now have broadband access, will soon be able to connect with the Internet and other digital resources due to their nationally acclaimed 'white space' system that will be operational in a week or two.

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Rep.-elect Stefanik briefs Willsboro, Essex residents on upcoming term

Representative-elect Elise Stefanik (R-NY) met with future constituents in Willsboro on Thursday, Dec. 18.

Building will be named

As most of your readers will know, Hudson Headwaters will soon complete the building of a new, vastly improved health center in Warrensburg.

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Geraghty of Warrensburg chosen to lead Warren Co. board

The man who steered Warren County's finances successfully through the dark days of the recession is again chosen — for the third year — to lead the county.

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Crowd enjoys ‘Christmas in Brant Lake’

A heartwarming holiday event in Brant Lake that emphasizes creativity and community values was well received again in its 14th edition,by residents and visitors alike

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Second-half surge spells success for Burghers

Despite a lack of height on their team, the Warrensburg Girls Basketball Team continues to surpass expectations.

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Lake George town officials consider rules for digital signs

Digital electronic signs are considered obnoxious and tacky, or informative and stimulating — and much of the difference lies in how they are designed and utilized. Following the path of Lake George Village, Lake George Town government is also now considering regulating the signs to please the majority. Restrictions are to be considered on the digital signs' placement, scrolling rate, brightness, and other characteristics — to retain the local ambiance.

Richards Library a smoldering ruin | Turning Back the Pages

One Hundred Years Ago – December, 1914, January, 1915

Senior bus service | Athol-Thurman

The senior bus service to Glens Falls makes their trip twice a month on the second and fourth Friday.

Christmas Bazaar a success

Thank you to all who made the 49th Annual Minerva Christmas Bazaar a success.

Editorial unnecessarily inflammatory

In regards to your recent editorial, “Essex Co. Digging Own Grave With Cemetery Takeover,” it is obvious that you did not know Vicki Dickerson when you concluded that this is a debate between two private citizens.

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Bolton Eagles enjoying a 5-0 start in basketball

Bolton Central School is again pulling off an improbable feat in sports — and setting off into uncharted territory for the school — with their yet-undefeated 2014-15 season in girls basketball

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Lake George's two governments to meet today on shared services, mull sewer moratorium

Shared services, a potential sewer hookup moratorium, consolidation of occupancy tax reviews, and a joint project to build a pedestrian bridge — are all subjects to be aired at a rare joint meeting between the Lake George town and village boards. The meeting is set for 5 p.m. Wednesday Dec. 17.

Johnsburg 43, Bolton 29 | Boys Basketball

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The first winter ski | Notes from the North Woods

Well, I finally got out there! I’d been patiently awaiting the first ski trip of the New Year, since the beginning of Big Game season,

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The perfect marinade machine | Outdoor Tales

I have coined this column for more than two decades and rarely have taken the opportunity to endorse a service or product.

Consider the history before criticizing county over tax hike | Editorial

If you ever need a barometer to gauge public sentiment, visit any gas station in the North Country between dawn and mid-morning and talk to the coffee-slugging chattering class.

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Potsdam Brass Quintet to play at Tannery Pond

JOHNSBURG — Two trumpets, a trombone, a tuba and a french horn, enter stage left. The public is invited to enjoy the musical stylings of the Potsdam Brass Quintet Tuesday, Dec. 30, 7:30 p.m. at the Tannery Pond Community Center. The center has hosted a variety of musical events to entertain the masses, but this event brings a little something different to the stage.

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