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Thom Randall

Editor, Adirondack Journal
518-504-4376

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Warrensburg officials boost support for local EMS squad

With the Warrensburg EMS squad running a $50,000 deficit, the town board votes to boost its annual $40,000 appropriation by $10,000.

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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.

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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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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.

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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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Tentative 2015 Lake George budget: 2.2% tax hike — but slashed special district fees

A proposed 2015 Lake George town budget has the tax levy going up by 2.2 percent, but features slashed water fees to many residents due to sewer main repair.

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Fired-up, fed up Burghers flatten Fort Edward

The Burghers football team is looking forward to their last two games of 2014 after the squad's aggressive performance against Fort Edward — the team's first win of 2014.

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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.

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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.

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