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Halloween parades and parties planned

Festivities for Halloween have been scheduled for Friday Oct. 31 in Warrensburg, and the town of Chester, and on Sunday Oct. 26 in Lake George — and creative, spooky costumes are likely to be in abundance.

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DEC announces rescue missions locally

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers respond to search and rescue incidents statewide.

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Off to the woods | Notes from the North Woods

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to confront only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived” Henry David Thoreau

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Dam Nation movie | Conservation Conversations

A few months ago I wrote about the impact that dams have on fish migration.

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DEC seeks public help for Moose sightings

The DEC Region 5 Wildlife staff are seeking assistance from the public to locate moose for a moose population study.

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State Police: Beware phone scam

Swindlers are calling businesses and individuals and telling them their power will be shut off if they don’t pay their “overdue bill,” reported New York State Police in an alert last week.

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More train rides, new freight deals boost railway’s prospects

It's taken time, but the Saratoga-North Creek Railway is becoming more and more sustainable — with new freight contracts in the works, a boost in passenger traffic and a record number of reservations for its immensely popular Polar Express themed excursions.

Department of Enviromental Conservation announces rescue missions locally

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers respond to search and rescue incidents statewide.

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New Warrensburg Health Center to be dedicated to Dr. John Rugge

The new medical center which will both transform downtown Warrensburg and advance health care in Northern Warren County is to be dedicated to the man who's devoted 40 years of his life to improving the health and lives of southern Adirondack residents.

Lost in a change of seasons | Notes from the North Woods

The recent Columbus Day holiday weekend certainly brought out the crowds, as hikers too to the trails, and paddlers packed the ponds.

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Oktoberfest street party in Lake George this weekend

Fall festivals in Warren County celebrate Bavarian traditions

German beer, Bavarian music and food, plenty of smiles, streets full of partying people — what a way to usher in Fall — and it's all in lake George Village this weekend as well as in Hague the following weekend.

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DEC: Youth Hunt event, smart phone apps show agency's commitment to outdoor sports

As the North Country comes alive with the sound of gunshots, the state’s Department of Conservation has launched a publicity campaign to remind the public of a pair of hunting-related initiatives designed to broaden interest in the state’s sporting industry.

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Garlic to be celebrated Friday at Warrensburg Farmers’ Market

Garlic, a cultural phenomenon for about 7,000 years, will be celebrated at the Friday Oct. 10 edition of the Warrensburg Farmers’ Market.

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An end of the season romp | Notes from the North Woods

Well, I did it! I finally took a little trip way back into one of my favorite brook trout waters.

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Wide eyed pheasant hunters | Conservation Conversations

It was a beautiful fall morning and the fall colors were everywhere.

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