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New dinner excursions, upgrades planned for SNCR

NORTH CREEK — The Saratoga North-Creek Railway will be boosting its schedule of dinner trains this summer and fall after such service has been popular in recent years, according to a company official. more »

Feb 4, 2016 8:00 AM The Sun

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Burghers victorious as they cruise towards sectionals

WARRENSBURG — The Warrensburg girls basketball team prevailed through the last two weeks of their season, showing strong teamwork as they headed into Sectionals. more »

Feb 3, 2016 2:15 PM Sports

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Dusek reflects on his career with Warren County

QUEENSBURY — Approaching retirement at the end of March, Warren County Administrator Paul Dusek — the top executive officer of local government — shared his thoughts this week about his eventful career. more »

Feb 3, 2016 2:00 PM The Sun

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WCS wrestlers win Adk League crown

WARRENSBURG — Expected pre-season to have a run-of-the-mill year due to their youth and a 0-4 record in 2014-15, the Warrensburg High School wrestling team blasted past expectations and won the 2015-16 Adirondack League championship. more »

Feb 3, 2016 2:00 PM Sports

To save residents cash, Warrensburg seeks to boost recycling

WARRENSBURG — The Warrensburg town transfer station is now accepting discarded computers, televisions, video recorders and other electronics waste, unlike some municipalities in the region who are now turning it away. more »

Jan 29, 2016 5:30 AM The Sun

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Exit 20 traffic study pending, fly-in envisioned for Co. airport

QUEENSBURY — For decades, traffic backups on Rte. 9 near Northway Exit 20 — lined with outlet malls — has plagued motorists and compromised public safety. more »

Jan 28, 2016 8:30 AM The Sun

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Board member walks out, town business conducted regardless

THURMAN — Councilman Mike Eddy walked out of the Thurman Town Board’s first regular meeting of the year, protesting that the board wouldn’t act on his proposal to rescind the appointment of board member Gail Seaman. more »

Jan 28, 2016 7:30 AM The Sun

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Source: Warren County CEO to retire soon

QUEENSBURY — Warren County Administrator Paul Dusek, who has been a top county official for 20 years, will be retiring in several months, a source in the county government said this week. more »

Jan 27, 2016 2:45 PM The Sun

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County chief sets goals, pledges to boost transparency

QUEENSBURY — Warren County is financially sound and has made substantial progress in recent years — but formidable challenges remain ahead, county Board of Supervisors chairman Kevin Geraghty told area leaders recently. more »

Jan 21, 2016 10:00 AM The Sun

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Brant Lake fishing tourney complete with warm-up party

HORICON — The fifth annual Bob Whitford Fishing Tournament is to be held Saturday January 30 on Brant Lake, and the public is invited to participate. more »

Jan 20, 2016 5:30 PM The Sun

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Lake levels, affordable housing, facility upgrades mulled by Chester board

CHESTERTOWN — Silt and debris in the Schroon Lake watershed — and its vast size itself — makes effective and consistent control of lake levels difficult, town of Chester leaders learned last week. more »

Jan 20, 2016 2:30 PM The Sun

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Burgher wrestlers step up in local duals

WARRENSBURG — With four of Warrensburg High School’s leading wrestlers sidelined during the annual Warrensburg Duals Meet held recently, several younger wrestlers who have served in a backup role this season proved their athleticism. more »

Jan 20, 2016 1:00 PM Sports

Proposed Lake George law bans deteriorated structures, debris on properties

LAKE GEORGE — Owners and renters of properties in the town of Lake George will be required to keep their premises clean of litter as well as keep their buildings in good repair — if a proposed local law is adopted. more »

Jan 20, 2016 12:30 PM The Sun

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Cable merger to bring broadband to rural areas, boost speeds

GLENS FALLS — A pending merger between cable companies coupled with a $500 million state grant program now underway is likely to substantially boost Internet access in Warren County and elsewhere the Adirondacks. more »

Jan 14, 2016 9:30 AM The Sun 1 Comments

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Fending off Wood’s challenge, Geraghty takes office

QUEENSBURY — Evelyn Wood’s unconventional and brief campaign to capture the chairmanship of the Warren County Board of Supervisors concluded Jan. 6, as incumbent board chairman Kevin Geraghty was re-elected to his fourth year. more »

Jan 14, 2016 6:30 AM The Sun

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Chester-based Etain firm opens its medical marijuana dispensaries

ALBANY — A medical marijuana growing and processing operation based in the town of Chester opened two of its four dispensaries Jan. 7. more »

Jan 13, 2016 1:15 PM The Sun

Reservations due soon for Monroe’s retirement banquet

CHESTERTOWN — Fred Monroe, who’s served as a town of Chester official since 1980 and been prominent in Warren County government for over three decades, will be honored at a retirement banquet set for Jan. 29. more »

Jan 9, 2016 10:00 AM The Sun

Reversing course, Thurman board enacts new ethics policy

ATHOL — The reconstituted Thurman town board began the new year by enacting legislation that town leaders said will help assure integrity in town government. more »

Jan 8, 2016 6:45 AM The Sun 1 Comments

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Frivolity, philanthropy predominate in polar plunge

LAKE GEORGE — High temperatures and high spirits prevailed as about 1,200 people charged into the waters of Lake George in the annual New Years Day Polar Plunge. more »

Jan 7, 2016 10:00 AM , The Sun

Breaking tradition, Wood challenges Geraghty for county CEO post

QUEENSBURY — For the first time in decades, all 20 Warren County supervisors will have participated in deciding — as of Jan. 6 — who is to lead Warren County government for the upcoming year. more »

Jan 6, 2016 3:30 PM The Sun

New dinner excursions, upgrades planned for SNCR

NORTH CREEK — The Saratoga North-Creek Railway will be boosting its schedule of dinner trains this summer and fall after such service has been popular in recent years, according to a company official. more »

Feb 4, 2016 8:00 AM The Sun

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Burghers victorious as they cruise towards sectionals

WARRENSBURG — The Warrensburg girls basketball team prevailed through the last two weeks of their season, showing strong teamwork as they headed into Sectionals. more »

Feb 3, 2016 2:15 PM Sports

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Dusek reflects on his career with Warren County

QUEENSBURY — Approaching retirement at the end of March, Warren County Administrator Paul Dusek — the top executive officer of local government — shared his thoughts this week about his eventful career. more »

Feb 3, 2016 2:00 PM The Sun

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WCS wrestlers win Adk League crown

WARRENSBURG — Expected pre-season to have a run-of-the-mill year due to their youth and a 0-4 record in 2014-15, the Warrensburg High School wrestling team blasted past expectations and won the 2015-16 Adirondack League championship. more »

Feb 3, 2016 2:00 PM Sports

To save residents cash, Warrensburg seeks to boost recycling

WARRENSBURG — The Warrensburg town transfer station is now accepting discarded computers, televisions, video recorders and other electronics waste, unlike some municipalities in the region who are now turning it away. more »

Jan 29, 2016 5:30 AM The Sun

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Exit 20 traffic study pending, fly-in envisioned for Co. airport

QUEENSBURY — For decades, traffic backups on Rte. 9 near Northway Exit 20 — lined with outlet malls — has plagued motorists and compromised public safety. more »

Jan 28, 2016 8:30 AM The Sun

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Board member walks out, town business conducted regardless

THURMAN — Councilman Mike Eddy walked out of the Thurman Town Board’s first regular meeting of the year, protesting that the board wouldn’t act on his proposal to rescind the appointment of board member Gail Seaman. more »

Jan 28, 2016 7:30 AM The Sun

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Source: Warren County CEO to retire soon

QUEENSBURY — Warren County Administrator Paul Dusek, who has been a top county official for 20 years, will be retiring in several months, a source in the county government said this week. more »

Jan 27, 2016 2:45 PM The Sun

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Brant Lake fishing tourney complete with warm-up party

HORICON — The fifth annual Bob Whitford Fishing Tournament is to be held Saturday January 30 on Brant Lake, and the public is invited to participate. more »

Jan 20, 2016 5:30 PM The Sun

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Lake levels, affordable housing, facility upgrades mulled by Chester board

CHESTERTOWN — Silt and debris in the Schroon Lake watershed — and its vast size itself — makes effective and consistent control of lake levels difficult, town of Chester leaders learned last week. more »

Jan 20, 2016 2:30 PM The Sun

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Burgher wrestlers step up in local duals

WARRENSBURG — With four of Warrensburg High School’s leading wrestlers sidelined during the annual Warrensburg Duals Meet held recently, several younger wrestlers who have served in a backup role this season proved their athleticism. more »

Jan 20, 2016 1:00 PM Sports

Proposed Lake George law bans deteriorated structures, debris on properties

LAKE GEORGE — Owners and renters of properties in the town of Lake George will be required to keep their premises clean of litter as well as keep their buildings in good repair — if a proposed local law is adopted. more »

Jan 20, 2016 12:30 PM The Sun

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Cable merger to bring broadband to rural areas, boost speeds

GLENS FALLS — A pending merger between cable companies coupled with a $500 million state grant program now underway is likely to substantially boost Internet access in Warren County and elsewhere the Adirondacks. more »

Jan 14, 2016 9:30 AM The Sun 1 Comments

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Fending off Wood’s challenge, Geraghty takes office

QUEENSBURY — Evelyn Wood’s unconventional and brief campaign to capture the chairmanship of the Warren County Board of Supervisors concluded Jan. 6, as incumbent board chairman Kevin Geraghty was re-elected to his fourth year. more »

Jan 14, 2016 6:30 AM The Sun

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Chester-based Etain firm opens its medical marijuana dispensaries

ALBANY — A medical marijuana growing and processing operation based in the town of Chester opened two of its four dispensaries Jan. 7. more »

Jan 13, 2016 1:15 PM The Sun

Reservations due soon for Monroe’s retirement banquet

CHESTERTOWN — Fred Monroe, who’s served as a town of Chester official since 1980 and been prominent in Warren County government for over three decades, will be honored at a retirement banquet set for Jan. 29. more »

Jan 9, 2016 10:00 AM The Sun

Reversing course, Thurman board enacts new ethics policy

ATHOL — The reconstituted Thurman town board began the new year by enacting legislation that town leaders said will help assure integrity in town government. more »

Jan 8, 2016 6:45 AM The Sun 1 Comments

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Frivolity, philanthropy predominate in polar plunge

LAKE GEORGE — High temperatures and high spirits prevailed as about 1,200 people charged into the waters of Lake George in the annual New Years Day Polar Plunge. more »

Jan 7, 2016 10:00 AM , The Sun

Breaking tradition, Wood challenges Geraghty for county CEO post

QUEENSBURY — For the first time in decades, all 20 Warren County supervisors will have participated in deciding — as of Jan. 6 — who is to lead Warren County government for the upcoming year. more »

Jan 6, 2016 3:30 PM The Sun

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Burgher grapplers continue to impress sports fans

WARRENSBURG — The local wrestling team that was predicted weeks ago to have an undistinguished season continues to surprise local sports fans. more »

Jan 6, 2016 3:15 PM Sports

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