Thom Randall

Editor, Adirondack Journal

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Author-Playwright Jessica Kane to instruct memoir-writing seminar

A writer known for her evocative, offbeat works — and her highly individual, witty depictions of humanity — is conducting a series of workshops beginning Jan. 24 in Glens Falls.

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Delila Walter, a key figure in Thurman’s history, reminisces as she nears 100

A strong-willed, enterprising woman raised in primitive rural conditions — who changed the course of her mountainous hometown — recalls aspects of her life in vivid detail as she nears her 100th birthday.

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Funiciello testifies in state Assembly on health care reform

Matt Funiciello, the Green Party candidate for New York's 21st Congressional District of — who shook up politics in the Capital Region and lower Adirondacks by winning a historically large portion of the vote — testified before the NY Assembly days after he was helping boost membership in his state's party and setting the course for the organization in Warren County.

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Gov. Cuomo proposes $1.66 billion property tax break

Identifying high taxation as a longstanding problem in the state, Cuomo proposes a program that should return an average sum of $781 to 543,300 upstate homeowners and renters through an income tax credit.

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Regional broadband, sewer projects could be competing for $500 million grant

Cuomo's proposal of a competition of upstate economic development councils vying for three $500 million grants sparks ideas about what regional projects would be eligible.

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WCS junior Erin Langworthy reaches 1,000-point milestone

State-ranked basketball standout sets school record for game points

Erin Langworthy, one of the best basketball players from Warrensburg in a generation or two, reaches her 1,000 point career mark — as a junior — a few days after she sets a school record for game points.

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Lake George HoJo’s reopens to warm welcome

One of the last of the 50s-era famed Howard Johnson's roadhouses reopens in Lake George; proprietor promises friendly atmosphere, good food and low prices.

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Candidates declare for Lake George village posts

Details emerge on the upcoming Lake George Village election as the village board considers restrictions on tobacco sales, appoints committee members, announces retirements, and reviews a proposed liberalization of rules for accepting bids on contracts.

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Langworthy gunning for 1,000 points — soon after breaking WCS school record

Warrensburg High School basketball star Erin Langworthy, reigning Adirondack League MVP, set a new school record last week, scoring 46 points, the most ever for WCS in either boys or girls basketball. Langworthy is expected to score her 1,00th point this week, perhaps as soon as Monday Jan. 12, but more likely on Wednesday or Friday.

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Lake George HoJo’s Restaurant to open Sunday Jan. 11

Reincarnation of the iconic Howard Johnson's roadhouse

Lake George's reincarnation of the famed Howard Johnson's restaurant, reopening this week, will be featuring the famous Friday Fish Fry, an array of 28 flavors of ice cream, and what's billed as the largest salad bar in Lake George.

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