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LAKE GEORGE | The Village of Lake’s George’s popular “Lite Up the Village” event, scheduled for the afternoon of Saturday Nov. 30, has for 21 prior years heralded the arrival of Christmas, attracting up to 3,000 people —sparking their holiday spirit. Read more

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Elizabethtown Social Center teens would like to invite all local veterans to an appreciation dinner in recognition of Veterans Day. Read more

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The national American Legion was founded in 1919, 100 years ago this year. Within months of that first charter, Essex County veterans of World War I came together to secure benefits, outreach, policy, education and community support... Read more

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Congratulations to all winners at our Black Fly Basketball Night! Ethan Graham and Derek Cole won in the 15-18 age division of a two-on-two tournament. Maddox Rice and Ryan Cave won in the 12-14 division. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The 50th-annual service atop Prospect Mountain to honor U.S. soldiers missing in action and prisoners of war is to be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 2, and all are invited to participate. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Local American Legion official Gene Pierce gazed out at the crowd of several hundred citizens gathered May 27 for Warrensburg’s annual Memorial Day ceremony. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | As the American Legion celebrates its centennial this year, Boquet Valley Post 551 marks 91 years of service to veterans and community here. Read more

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The sun is out and the nets are up at the Elizabethtown Social Center tennis and pickleball courts! Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Local veterans are planning proper disposal ceremonies for faded, torn and tattered American flags. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Local officials unveiled preliminary designs for a new waterfront park last week. Read more

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Congratulations to Cameron Drake, 2019 Social Center pool champion! Read more

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The Elizabethtown Social Center is pleased to host the annual Dr. Mel Amsel Memorial Chess Tournament on Saturday, March 30. Read more

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ESSEX | The Town Council here has awarded a bid to renovate the second floor of the Town Hall, a property historically known as Wright’s Inn. Read more

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WADHAMS | Many Essex County veterans, the Elizabethtown American Legion and family members, along with about two dozen friends and neighbors, placed wreaths at the county’s Veterans Cemetery last Sunday. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Submissions are being sought for the Town of Plattsburgh’s new “Hometown Heroes” banner program. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | In a collective expression of hometown pride, about 140 or so people participated in the Veterans’ Day activities honoring service personnel of the towns of Chester and Horicon. Read more

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WADHAMS | A salute to Veterans Day at Essex County’s Veterans Cemetery honored all who served and are in service today. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Veterans will be honored by the Lake George Community Band during the annual Salute To Veterans Concert on Sunday Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. at Glens Falls High School Auditorium. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | Patriotism will prevail across northern Warren County this weekend as Veterans Day is observed in Chestertown, Warrensburg, Hague and Lake George with ceremonies, parades and presentations and a dinner honoring military personnel. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Area veteran groups are preparing for ceremonies to honor Veterans Day this weekend. Read more

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