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Marijuana-growing facility proposal endorsed by Chester board

Chestertown could experience a substantial economic boost if it hosted a medical marijuana growing and processing facility, according to community leaders and principals of Etain, LLC who are proposing to situate a such an operation about a mile south of the hamlet.

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Marijuana-growing business proposal to be heard by Chester board Monday March 2

Details of a proposed medical marijuana growing and processing operation just south of Chestertown are to be heard by the town board at a special meeting at 7 p.m. Monday March 2.

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Daily bus service from Warrensburg to Glens Falls & Qby. envisioned

Public transportation from Warrensburg to Glens Falls — nonexistent since the bygone era of trolley service and stagecoaches — may soon become a reality. A public meeting on a proposed daily bus service is set for 6 p.m. Wednesday March 11 at the Warrensburg town hall.

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Controversial Westmount sale may go to public vote

The public may get the opportunity to vote on whether the controversial sale of the county-owned Westmount nursing home should proceed without a formal bid process or auction.

Chamber seeks nominations

The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the Business/Citizen of The Year.

LARAC accepting art fest applications

LARAC invites applications for the June Arts Festival, Saturday June 13 and Sunday, June 14, are due Saturday, Feb. 28, without late fee.

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Warrensburg's Meat Store of the North - evolving, expanding

The legendary family-owned Jacobs & Toney market — a landmark in Warrensburg — will not change its basic nature under the ownership of a new generation, but it is adding contemporary conveniences and new services.

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Meat store and its proprietor — influential in lives, community

Jack Toney, for 50 years proprietor of Meat Store of the North in Warrensburg, has worked long hours at the market serving up custom cuts of meat as well as witty barbs, advice, and friendly greetings. The store has provided jobs for 100 or more local residents, and has launched the careers of many successful individuals.

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Jacobs & Toney’s market - a local mainstay for 100 years

Now celebrating its 100th anniversary, the Jacobs and Toney market in Warrensburg has not only survived a century, but it's flourished — providing fresh foods, quality meats and produce, as well as being a gathering place for people to socialize.

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Warrensburg's chief names objectives for 2015

Extending the municipal sewer system, developing more solar power and restoring the historic Floyd Bennett Bandstand are objectives for Warrensburg's government in 2015, as expressed by town supervisor Kevin Geraghty.

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Panel: Innovation, technology crucial for business and education

Leaders in business, industry and education in the Glens Falls-southern Adirondacks region offer their thoughts on the state of the economy and what it takes to be successful.

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Brant Lake Winter Carnival gears up for its third year

The 2015 edition of the Brant Lake Winter Carnival features the coronation of a king and queen as well as a frying pan tossing contest, an outhouse race, a display of vintage snowmobiles, a broomball tournament, a snowshoeing race and other activities.

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Dillon joins Hudson Headwaters Health Network as marketing lead

Hudson Headwaters Health Network announced today that Robert Dillon has joined the organization in a newly created marketing position to help the rapidly growing health care organization launch a new branding effort, the first since its founding.

Electric signs needed for town events

Electric Sign for Town Events: Committee is moving forward but variances are needed from the Town of Chester and the APA and Fred Holman is working on obtaining the necessary permits.

North Country optimistic on $500m aid competition

North Country officials say they're optimistic about the region's prospects for landing $500 million in a new competition proposed by Gov. Cuomo.