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Long Lake Polar Plunge

Photos by Jim Lanthier

LONG LAKE | For North Country folks who just can’t get enough of our cold winters, the town of Long Lake Parks and Recreation Department is once again hosting its annual Feeling Long Lake-y Polar Plunge on Saturday, Dec. 28, at 1 p.m. Read more

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Essex Town Hall - Ballroom at Wright’s Inn

Photo by Kim Dedam

ESSEX | Town staff have moved into newly renovated rooms on the second floor of the town hall here. The $160,000 project is finished, having cleared debris, repaired walls and torn plaster to remake space that had been unused for decades. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Hundreds of people from near and far attended Christmas in Warrensburgh last weekend despite chilly weather and competing holiday festivals in the region. Read more

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Fema - Road Closed - Halloween Storm 2019

Photo by Tim Rowland

ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County suffered $4 million worth of damage from a Halloween storm that felled trees, washed-out roads, downed power lines and caused significant destruction to private property. Read more

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The Graves Mansion

Photo by Tim Rowland

ELIZABETHTOWN | The historic Graves Mansion in Au Sable Forks will revert to bank ownership, after the palatial estate failed to attract any other bids at a foreclosure auction last week. Read more

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Marsha’s North Creek Renovation

Photo by Sarah Elizabeth Morris

NORTH CREEK | The popular family-owned and operated sit-down breakfast place in the small town of North Creek, Marsha’s, recently underwent some renovation, inside and out. Read more

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Champlain National Bank Tags

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PLATTSBURGH | Champlain National Bank has created many ways to help brighten the holidays for families, youth and seniors throughout the North Country. Project We Care provides for nearby neighbors in need. Read more

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Rotary Santa 2018 Hallway

Photo by Thom Randall

CHESTERTOWN | For almost 50 years, the Chestertown Rotary Club has been delighting children during the holiday season by sponsoring a popular, treasured tradition — Santa’s visit to the town of Chester. Read more

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JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Public Library will have a gingerbread house workshop on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 11 a.m. on. Read more

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LONG LAKE | Long Lake Parks and Rec. Department is hosting its annual Holiday Decorating Contest for the communities of Long Lake and Raquette Lake. Businesses and residences are encouraged to “light up” the winter evenings with holiday lights. Read more

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JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Central School is the place for two holiday events taking place Saturday, Dec. 14, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., a craft fair will take place in the gymnasium. Read more

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Citizs Question Wbg ZBA Dollar General Parisi

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Speaking to the Warrensburg Zoning Board of Appeals Nov. 25, local citizen Steve Parisi asks the panel to define the legal attributes of the “Hamlet Mixed Use” zone in Warrensburg’s town zoning ordinance. Read more

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TUPPER LAKE | Tupper Arts will be holding this year’s 2019 Snow Ball holiday celebration at the Wild Center on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Read more

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LG Community Band Christmas Concert

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LAKE GEORGE | The Lake George Community Band is to perform its annual Christmas Show Friday, Dec. 13 in a new venue this year:  The Strand Theatre in Hudson Falls. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The PTSO (Parent Teacher Student Organization) Holiday Craft Fair will take place Dec. 14 at Lake George Elementary School from 10 a.m. to noon. Read more

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LONG LAKE | The Long Lake United Methodist Church (Route 30) will present its annual holiday concert on Friday, Dec. 20, at 7 p.m. Read more

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Plattsburgh Affordable-Housing

Photo by Sarah Elizabeth Morris

PLATTSBURGH | The town of Plattsburgh had a groundbreaking of an upcoming affordable housing complex last month, Nov. 6. The complex, Atlas Heights, will be located off of New York Road, on the former airbase. Read more

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Mount Inez Campbell and Runyon

Photo by Nancy Campbell

LEWIS | A mountain named Inez: It’s official. The U.S. Department of Interior, Board on Geographic Names (BGN) this morning approved a requested name change for Mount Discovery, renaming the peak Mount Inez. Read more

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Brian Happel

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PLATTSBURGH | Brian Happel, Former NewsChannel 5 producer shifting gears as a reporter, and is looking forward to immersing himself in the community he lives in. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik released a statement Tuesday expressing her support of a deal on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Read more

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