Christopher South

HORICON | The level of Mill Pond in Horicon was lowered about four feet last week to allow the county to perform an engineering assessment of the dam between the pond and Brant Lake. more

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Tim Rowland

HAGUE | At an old sand pit in close proximity to the Rogers Rock State Campground, shooters have been showing up for years with a broad array of weaponry and unconventional targets, which they blast into oblivion with their shotguns and rifles. more

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LAKE PLACID | A series of major improvements are on the planning table at Mount Van Hoevenberg Olympic Sports Complex. more

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Pete DeMola

TICONDEROGA | State agencies are holding the salt. more

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LAKE GEORGE | Aiming to keep the waters of Lake George clean, the state has granted the Town of Lake George $343,000 to upgrade Caldwell Sewer District infrastructure along the east shore of Lake George. more

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RAY BROOK | State land additions and changes to High Peaks Wilderness make it the largest single block of preserved land in New York state. more

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WARRENSBURG | A group of local scouts recently planted trees along Golf Course Road in Warrensburg, and a local forestry expert said the experience will help bond them to nature for many years to come. more

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Lohr McKinstry

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Town Council has voted to issue serial bonds for an $4.8 million wastewater treatment plant and collection system. more

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I would like to take issue with the Sun Community News photo caption accompanying the article on the DEC deer harvest numbers. 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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CROWN POINT | The Town of Crown Point will hold a public hearing on construction of a new public wastewater treatment system for the town. more

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RAY BROOK | The state Department of Environmental Conservation has begun a third year count of the Adirondack moose population. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County will again offer four sites this year for residents to dispose of hazardous waste. more

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INDIAN LAKE |  Indian Lake Supervisor Brian Wells was in Albany last December when Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced $755 million in Regional Economic Development Council grants. more

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RAY BROOK | The Boreas Pond Tract classification has been approved by the Adirondack Park Agency and is now awaiting the governor’s signature. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Over 170 children had their Christmas made a little brighter through the efforts of employees at Essex County and other local organizations. more

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RAY BROOK | The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will host its 41st annual children’s holiday party on Monday, Dec. 18, from 2:30-4 p.m. in the lobby of the DEC Regional Office in Ray Brook. more

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rich redman

As a schooled ecologist/conservationist, I view the world through a biologist’s eye. more

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RAY BROOK | Looking toward solutions to congested parking and traffic on the Route 73 corridor through his town, Keene Supervisor Joe Pete Wilson Jr. said the town’s shuttle has worked. more

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The mountain biking community is riding high after a series of recent developments have put the area on the map as a premier destination. more

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