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Keith Lobdell

South Bureau Editor
518-585-9173 Ext: 111

Keith Lobdell returned to the Valley News in December of 2010 after spending four years as a reporter with the Whitehall Times. Lobdell previously worked at Denton Publications from 2000-2004. He lives in Westport with his wife and three children.

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Fort Ticonderoga flexes economic muscle

At a special press conference July 1, President and CEO Beth Hill announced the historic site brings in almost $9 million annually in economic impact, factoring in visitor spending from tourists; spending by Fort Ticonderoga in its daily operations; the indirect and induced impacts created by labor income as it flows into the regional economy; and tax revenue generated by that spending.

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Blood drive to honor baby, whose life was cut short

Memories of a baby girl who lived only 21 days has inspired her family members to reach out to others through providing life-sustaining blood for people with critical medical conditions.

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Help Wanted: Ti PD stripped by Warren Co. Sheriffs Dept.

A war of words flamed up last week between the chief administrator here and the head of a neighboring sheriff’s department over the hiring of three officers.

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Where you can find local produce this summer

With small agriculture and local produce markets flourishing throughout the North Country, Adirondack Harvest has announced the location of region farmer’s markets for the 2014 season.

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Stony Creek emergency responders honored

One of the few organizations in the Adirondacks that incorporates both a fire company and and ambulance squad honors a number of its memebers for exemplary service.

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Adirondack Express to get a facelift

The Adirondack Express will look very different when skiers return to Gore Mountain.

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Young sisters raising cash to help others in Adks and overseas

Two young girls are holding a fundraiser Saturday May 3 at a Wevertown church to help Adirondack families in need — as well as others overseas.

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Bringing ‘Carol’ back to life

Citizens in northern Warren County are seeking to breathe life back into the Carol Theatre here, as they seek guidance from Jonathan Newell, who is has established a lively venue in Hudson Falls for emerging musicians, and is now leading a crusade to restore the Strand Theater there.

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Floating Classroom earns national merit

The Floating Classroom, run by the Lake George Association, has won a 2014 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Environmental Quality Award. The award was presented during ceremonies held April 23.

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GOP’s pick for Gov. appears in North Country

Rob Astorino, the presumed Republican candidate for Governor, met with constituents at the brewery and restaurant and spoke to them about why he should be elected to the top administrative position in the Empire State.

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