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Presentation to Seniors | Bolton Bulletin

The Bolton Landing Farmers’ Market recently presented the Bolton Seniors a check in the amount of $125 from their 2014 season.

Story of an inhuman wretch | Turning Back the Pages

One Hundred Years Ago – November, 1914

Daylight savings time | Athol-Thurman

Just a friendly reminder that Sunday, Nov. 2 will be the day that time “falls back”.

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NY21: Stefanik talks small biz in Elizabethtown

Elise Stefanik, the Republican candidate for Congress, touched down in Elizabethtown on Wednesday morning to meet with local business owners.

Takes umbrage with editorial, policy

Two recent Op-Ed pieces, an editorial and a letter to the editor, raise some interesting questions.

Challenge to editorial

I am writing in response to your recent opinion column on the tax treatment of not for profit corporations in the Adirondacks.

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Conference seeks to combine wellness, economic growth

The concept of “wellness travel” is an exploding industry in the North Country.

The hunt begins | Notes from the North Woods

Although the Adirondack woodlands remain primarily brown and damp, the Big Game Hunting Season is now in full swing.

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Burghers defeat rival WarEagles; season extended

Exhibiting determination and aggressive play, the Warrensburg football team hits its stride at the conclusion of the 2014 season.

It’s the North Country: Be prepared

Now that we’ve all had out fill of the lovely fall colors, hot mulled cider and warm sugar donuts, it’s time to get down to the business of being from the North Country.

Respect self and life | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Last week will be footnoted as a week of needless deaths.

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Taste of Home returns to Plattsburgh

The Taste of Home Cooking School will return to the Crete Memorial Civic Center Sunday, Nov. 2.

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Thurman’s proposed 2015 town budget spends less, yet tax levy to increase

According to the pending 2015 Thurman town budget, the municipality will be spending less in 2015, yet taxes are to increase by 2.9 percent due to reduced revenues and changes in the town's assessed value.

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Town of Warrensburg's 2015 budget rises, but slides under tax cap

In the town of Warrensburg's 2015 budget, increased expenses are offset substantially by some key savings in personnel costs.

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NY21: Woolf rallies troops at GOTV effort

With seven days until Election Day, the Woolf campaign is putting their boots to the pavement.

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NY21: Woolf tours Olympic facilities, calls for investment bump

Congressional candidate Aaron Woolf said investment is needed to ensure Essex County's Olympic facilities remain an economic driver for the region.

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The Glen Bridge to be strengthened in $8.3 million project

The state-owned Glen Bridge that spans the Hudson River in Thurman is to have its foundation strengthened, with an aim for it to withstand major flooding events. This $8.3 million project is likely to begin in 2016.

Pleased with house vote

I deeply thank our Congressman Bill Owens for signing on to the House resolution 688 which calls for President Obama to pledge our country’s fair share to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization or GAVI.

Non-profits do their part

“Nonprofits: Should they pay their fair share?”

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Lake Geo. librarians enduring threats, harassment from men

Harassing and threatening behavior from men dropping into the Caldwell-Lake George Library compromises the safety of librarians who are often working alone, library officials reported to the town board this week.

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