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Stefanik introduces first bill

If passed, Stefanik's Common Sense Waiver Act will allow municipalities to slash some of the red tape surrounding the demolition of unsafe buildings.

Family & Memorial Day | Little Bits

As I sat on our back deck soaking up the ambiance of our beloved Saranac River on Memorial Day morning, I reflected on many things including what we once called Decoration Day.

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Passing down the fishing pole | Conservation Conversations

It was 25 years ago, when some fellas from Moriah got together and decided it was time do to something for the kids.

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Elvis Festival returns to Lake George

One of the largest Elvis festivals in the Northeast will return to the Village of Lake George on Wednesday, May 27.

Disagrees with part of column

While I agree with Dan Alexander that the Military Religious Freedom Foundation is being absurdly heavy-handed in their objection to Air Force Major General Craig Olson’s official proselytizing (the subject of Mr. Alexander’s May 23 Publisher’s Column), I object to his stepping well beyond the historical facts about our nation in his eagerness to condemn – or should I say damn? – this secular group.

New Ticonderoga shuttle service, rail connection can be example for other communities

Fort Ticonderoga and Amtrak have teamed up to give rail passengers a more inviting experience to the historic former military installation, which is widely seen as one of the region’s great cultural attractions.

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Hookah bar opens in Lake George Village

The owners of R and P Hookah and Tea, recently opened in the heart of Lake George Village, say that their new business will provide an outlet for a currently underserved demographic in the region.

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Warrensburg community observes Memorial Day

Spectators lined the sidewalks in Warrensburg under cloudy skies to watch the annual Memorial Day procession march its way to the cemetery to honor those who fought and died in various American wars and conflicts.

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Adirondack Diversity Advisory Council holds LGBT sensitivity workshop

LGBT sensitivity trainer Brian McNaught presented a workshop called "Anyone can be an Ally" designed to create a more welcoming Adirondacks for residents and visitors at the Wild Center on Saturday, May 16.

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Local veteran inducted into NYS Senate Veterans Hall of Fame

Indian Lake resident and World War II veteran Frank Casazza was inducted into the New York State Veterans Hall of Fame for his service at a Tuesday, May 19 ceremony at the state's capitol.

The importance of local businesses | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Local, home grown businesses in our rural areas provide so much more to the stability of our community economy than many realize.

Thurman supervisor honored for broadband breakthrough

The Adirondack Council congratulated Thurman Town Supervisor Evelyn Wood and the Town Board on Friday, May 8, for creating a new kind of broadband network that gives clear signals to remote locations without the aid of tall towers.

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Essex Farm Institute hires executive director

The Essex Farm Institute, an agricultural education and research institution that aims to redefine sustainable farming, has hired their first full time executive director, Michele Drozd.

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Homeschooling movement sprouts shoots in North Country

Following a battlefield year in public education, a core of local parents have begun to mobilize to discuss alternative options for their children.

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YMCA Camp Chingachgook accepting summer program registrations

YMCA Camp Chingachgook is still accepting registrations for this summer for its premiere summer camp program.

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Lake George Association receives grant to further work

The Lake George Association has been awarded $2,500 from the International Paper Foundation to support a program that monitors streams that feed Lake George to evaluate water quality.

Warrensburg store opens | Turning Back the Pages

Fifty Years Ago – May, 1965

Importance of Breast Cancer awareness

Breast cancer and the importance of breast cancer screening has been in the news lately.

Conway questioned

I read with interest the news release being circulated by Mindy Conway, sister-in-law of Chester supervisor Fred Monroe, in her quest to be the next town clerk for the town of Chester.

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Warrensburgh Riverfront Farmers’ Market returns this month

The Warrensburgh Riverfront Farmers’ Market will open for its seventeenth season on Friday, May 22 from three to six p.m.

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