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NORTH CREEK | Bob and Kelly Nessle said a project to create a New York State Museum of Skiing & Ski Hall of Fame in North Creek is still in the beginning stages, but future plans include creating an artist’s rendering and hiring an architect. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Emergency Services Department may soon receive $500,000 to go towards a fire training building. more

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LAKE GEORGE | With fanfare and plenty of praise, dozens of Lake George High School students, their parents, teachers, coaches and school administrators celebrated the varsity boys basketball team’s recent state Class C Championship. more

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TICONDEROGA | Moses Ludington hospital is now officially integrated into University of Vermont Health Network-Elizabethtown Community Hospital. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Emergency Services Department may soon receive $500,000 to go towards a fire training building. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh was recently awarded $1 million in state grants to help fund the demolition of seven aging structures along the shore of the Saranac River. Mayor Colin Read hopes the project will open up the land for future... more

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PLATTSBURGH | Lawmakers passed a $168.3 billion state budget early Saturday. The spending plan closes a $4.4 billion shortfall amid risks to federal aid and includes a $1 billion increase in state education aid. more

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TICONDEROGA | The recent North Country Algal Blooms Summit in Ticonderoga was part of a $65 million initiative to understand and prevent the growth of summer algae blooms. more

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ALBANY | Stakeholders are making a final push for reform of a state program to give private forest owners tax breaks and other incentives to broaden sustainable forestry practices in the Adirondacks. more

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ALBANY | A controversial executive budget proposal that would change how state-owned land is taxed in the Adirondack Park has been stripped from the state Assembly and Senate one-house budget bills released last week. more

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JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Town Board has voted unanimously to oppose a plan contained within the executive budget proposal to change how the state pays municipal property taxes on its vast land holdings. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The state has pledged to bring universal broadband to localities across the state, and details on the final round of grants for local communities are continuing to trickle out. more

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JOHNSBURG | The Town of Johnsburg Community Development Corporation is hosting a broadband symposium. more

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HORICON | A North Warren EMS board member has been updating towns that support the North Warren EMS saying there is a need to have board members who are able to attend meetings in order to take care of business. more

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TICONDEROGA — The state has rolled out details on a series of summits designed to find ways to combat the harmful algal blooms threatening upstate lakes. more

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PLATTSBURGH — The state legislature passed a bill on Tuesday that will open the door for local non-profits to use $7 million in state grant funding to help Underwood Estates residents rebuild their flood-damaged homes. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Concerns continue to grow by an expanding coalition over an executive budget proposal to use payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreements instead of market value to calculate taxes on land in the Adirondack Park and the Catskills. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Two state lawmakers have introduced a bill that would allow municipalities to create ambulance districts. more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the state nearing the home stretch on its universal broadband project, state Sen. Betty Little and Assemblymen Billy Jones and Dan Stec are pivoting to ensure better cell phone reception for local visitors and residents. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has asked state lawmakers to authorize funding for a study that will explore the legalization of recreational marijuana in New York state. more

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