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Linda Dolly

There is no reason to tiptoe around the subject: we know it, and they know it. The people from the country, or even the suburbs, are different than those who live in urban environments. more

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They shovel their sidewalks, walk the family dog and stand next to us at the checkout. more

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Thanksgiving and Christmas are a time for family and friends. In these mountains and valleys, our neighbors are both. more

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Every holiday season there is an “it” gift. I am not referencing the item everyone wants, like the “Tickle Me Elmo” craze. I am alluding to the mass marketed items, generic enough for everyone, and a bit of a snore. more

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Zip City Blues will fill the Essex Community Church with the musical equivalent of soul food. They serve up the area’s finest bluegrass, folk, country, and blues. more

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Many full moons ago, my niece, Sydney, cried out, “I want PUMPKIN kinda scary not GHOOSTY kinda scary”! Well, hold on to your plastic mask little one, because both kinds of freight are close at hand. more

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Read these words carefully. In fact, you may want to read this column aloud because it is packed with upcoming concerts, music workshops, film, and dramatic events; with a dash of relevant history and trivia sprinkled in at no additional charge. more

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Numerous festivities are on tap only a short drive for our targeted readership — let’s cruise through a few of them. more

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As the temperature changes, so has the flavor of the local activities, and some of them are nothing short of delicious. more

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Count your pennies, wear some comfortable shoes and join 100,000 shoppers who descend upon Warrensburgh every fall for the World’s Largest Garage Sale. more

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High-energy music, ultraviolet dancers, contortionists, stilt walkers, fire performers & more. more

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Many factors contribute to the time when our Adirondack trees turn the red, yellow and orange colors we adore. more

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Finally! I have been waiting since last year to attend this music festival again which features live music from a mix of artists and genres. more

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I spy with my little eye the creations of Cat Micheels and Catherine Hartung. more

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Commemorating the end of WWII, The Ticonderoga Historical Society’s Hancock House, is opening their grounds Saturday, Aug. 29 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. more

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No one needs to stray far from home, this weekend, to bump into something grand. From Plattsburgh, to Warrensburg, and Tupper Lake to Ticonderoga, every community has a superb line up of activities. more

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Everybody has summer sound favorites, below are some of mine… more

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There is no reason to tiptoe around the subject: we know it, and they know it. The people from the country, or even the suburbs, are different than those who live in urban environments. more

Community Columnists

They shovel their sidewalks, walk the family dog and stand next to us at the checkout. more

Community Columnists

Demo-Day-image-for-cut-out.jpg

Photo provided

Thanksgiving and Christmas are a time for family and friends. In these mountains and valleys, our neighbors are both. more

Community Columnists

Every holiday season there is an “it” gift. I am not referencing the item everyone wants, like the “Tickle Me Elmo” craze. I am alluding to the mass marketed items, generic enough for everyone, and a bit of a snore. more

Community Columnists

Simple_Space_8Crop.jpg

Photo provided

Zip City Blues will fill the Essex Community Church with the musical equivalent of soul food. They serve up the area’s finest bluegrass, folk, country, and blues. more

Community Columnists

Many full moons ago, my niece, Sydney, cried out, “I want PUMPKIN kinda scary not GHOOSTY kinda scary”! Well, hold on to your plastic mask little one, because both kinds of freight are close at hand. more

Community Columnists

Read these words carefully. In fact, you may want to read this column aloud because it is packed with upcoming concerts, music workshops, film, and dramatic events; with a dash of relevant history and trivia sprinkled in at no additional charge. more

Community Columnists

Numerous festivities are on tap only a short drive for our targeted readership — let’s cruise through a few of them. more

Community Columnists

As the temperature changes, so has the flavor of the local activities, and some of them are nothing short of delicious. more

Community Columnists

Count your pennies, wear some comfortable shoes and join 100,000 shoppers who descend upon Warrensburgh every fall for the World’s Largest Garage Sale. more

Community Columnists

High-energy music, ultraviolet dancers, contortionists, stilt walkers, fire performers & more. more

Community Columnists

VN_EssexCommunityConcerts_9.jpg

Photo provided

Many factors contribute to the time when our Adirondack trees turn the red, yellow and orange colors we adore. more

Community Columnists

_MG_2072Crop.jpg

Photo by Linda Dolly

Finally! I have been waiting since last year to attend this music festival again which features live music from a mix of artists and genres. more

Community Columnists

I spy with my little eye the creations of Cat Micheels and Catherine Hartung. more

Community Columnists

Commemorating the end of WWII, The Ticonderoga Historical Society’s Hancock House, is opening their grounds Saturday, Aug. 29 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. more

Community Columnists

No one needs to stray far from home, this weekend, to bump into something grand. From Plattsburgh, to Warrensburg, and Tupper Lake to Ticonderoga, every community has a superb line up of activities. more

Community Columnists

Everybody has summer sound favorites, below are some of mine… more

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Welcome to our redesigned publication. I was hired to help organize and spotlight the best events and activities in our area, via a Calendar of Events. more

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    The Otis Mountain Get Down drew 1,500 attendees to Elizabethtown the weekend of Sept. 12-14. Town Supervisor Noel Merrihew compared the sold-out event to Woodstock, calling the town “juiced” as concertgoers streamed into town with camping gear on top of their cars. Stores reported selling out of beer, bread, tents, hoodies, tarps and more as local venues enjoyed a surge in business as a result of the popular event. Pictured here are concertgoers relaxing at Tent City.

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