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CHESTERTOWN | “Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” more

Feb 21, 2018 2:00 PM The Sun


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JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Town Board opted to table five contracts in order to give them a second look after Councilman Peter Olesheski Jr. told the board he did not receive copies of the documents to review before voting on them. more

Feb 20, 2018 4:00 PM The Sun


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JOHNSBURG | Half a dozen years into the program, a free shuttle service between Gore Mountain and Main Street in North Creek keeps busing visitors between the ski resort and the downtown business district. more

Jan 25, 2018 1:00 PM The Sun 1 Comments


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LAKE GEORGE | The weekly Thursday night fireworks which many thousands of people to Lake George may be canceled this summer unless local merchants pay towards their cost, Lake George Mayor Bob Blais said this week. more

Jan 10, 2018 1:00 PM The Sun

JOHNSBURG — Thirteen organizations requesting occupancy tax funds for 2018 events were awarded all or some of the money requested - so far. more

Dec 30, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH | The county’s 2018 budget was adopted last week. more

Dec 20, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN | County lawmakers have tentatively abolished a local occupancy tax panel, citing redundancy and low participation. more

Dec 6, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun


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JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Town Board is considering adjusting how they reallocate their occupancy tax dollars. more

Oct 12, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun


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LAKE GEORGE | Early afternoon on Oct. 8, John Luce — leader of the German band Inseldudler — looked up at the blue skies above the crowd filling Canada Street for the 7th annual Lake George Oktoberfest. more

Oct 12, 2017 10:30 AM The Sun

LAKE GEORGE | Plan calls for “immediate transition” to visitor’s bureau more

Oct 6, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

LAKE GEORGE | The recent abrupt cancellation of a multi-band weekend concert at the Lake George Festival Commons has prompted the booking of a major national rock ‘n roll group to take its place. more

Sep 1, 2017 1:00 PM The Sun


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SCHROON LAKE — If you live in Schroon — or even like to visit here — a local revitalization committee really wants to hear from you. more

Aug 10, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun


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THURMAN — The North and South Dakotas Band will perform as part of the Nettle Meadow Cheese Jam concert series on Aug. 11. more

Jul 31, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun

THURMAN — “Free Concerts in the Park” will continue in Thurman on July 24 with traditional bluegrass melodies played by the String Dusters. more

Jul 22, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN — The potential $7 million loss of revenue for Essex County has been eliminated thanks to an extended legislative session. more

Jul 19, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

NORTH CREEK — The Gem Radio Theatre is presenting “Movies by the River” after receiving approval from the Johnsburg Town Board for occupancy tax funding for the rights to show four, full-length family movies. more

Jul 16, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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NORTH CREEK — The North Creek Mosaic Project is raffling the chance to place the final piece in the second panel of the mural being created on Main Street. more

Jul 14, 2017 1:00 PM The Sun


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JOHNSBURG — The Johnsburg Town Board has tabled a resolution calling for a moratorium on issuing permits for solar energy systems, arguing the proposal was something of a “knee jerk reaction.” more

Jun 29, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun


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LAKE PLACID — Preliminary stages in the works for the potential of three major events coming to Tri-Lakes more

Jun 13, 2017 11:40 AM Sports

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