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CHESTERTOWN | Chester Library’s annual book sale returns for Presidents’ Day weekend, Friday, Feb. 21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 22, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. There are extensive collections to choose from in every imaginable print category—from classics Read more

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CHESTER | For generations, a wacky sled race has prompted fun, good humor and camaraderie among local residents — while entertaining area visitors. Read more

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Low cost government entertainment I find that listening to the nightly news these days is much more amusing that reading a good book. The late, great showman P.T. Barnum used to brag that his freak show, organized in 1881, was the “greatest show on Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | A destructive snow and ice storm, considered the most devastating in recent history, brought down trees on roadways and utility lines across six counties, cutting power to as many as 163,000 people. Read more

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POTSDAM | Clarkson University officials have announced the fall 2019 dean’s list students. Dean’s list students must achieve a minimum 3.25 grade-point average and also carry at least 14 credit hours. The following students are from Adirondack Journa Read more

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Russell Martin Fish, age two years and eight months, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Fish, of Chestertown, died on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1960, after a short illness. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | North Warren Central students are now collecting donations for the rescue and recovery of animals displaced by the recent Australian wildfires. Read more

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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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WARREN COUNTY | Goal to boost tourism, local culture, economies; Warren, Essex, Hamilton counties expected to benefit. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | Northern Warren County will be kicking off the holiday season with traditional small-town spirit this Tuesday, as the town’s Christmas tree is lit up, carols are sung and people socialize while sampling creations from local chefs. Read more

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NORTHERN WARREN COUNTY | Expanding for its second year in existence, a holiday shopping and dining promotion in northern Warren County returns Saturday Dec. 7 to Brant Lake as well as Chestertown for 2019. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | For more than a decade, adventure bicyclists have envisioned a biking/hiking trail following the Hudson River through Warren County and extending 85 miles into Adirondack wilderness to the ghost town of Tahawus. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | A large crowd attended a recent town meeting — the most in recent history — and many of the citizens denounced plans to demolish a historic home on Main St. and replace it with a Dollar General Store. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Town of Chester Supervisor Craig Leggett gazed up at two banners — hanging side-by-side on a utility pole in Pottersville — depicting local veterans Harry Smith Jr. and his father Harry Smith. Read more

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TOWN OF CHESTER | The Chestertown Rotary Cub just entered a new era this summer, as the community-service organization elected Nan Williams as president and Debra Eves as vice president. Read more

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CHESTER | A movement is now underway to establish a senior center in Chestertown that will offer a variety of activities geared for area residents in their 60s and older. Read more

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In this column, last week, I strived to bring the Chestertown Rural Cemetery’s most famous burial back, for just one more time, into the bright light of modern day. John Butler Yeats was a remarkable man and in his lonely grave, far from his... Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | A man who has spent many hours of his retirement on charitable initiatives was named Rotarian of the Year recently by the Chestertown Rotary Club. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | Candidates for town of Chester government positions will soon be sharing their qualifications, vision of the municipality’s future, and objectives, with the public. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | A local entrepreneur has achieved remarkable success through his innovative approach to a fitness enterprise that promotes area citizens’ wellness, and his efforts have been rewarded with a notable honor. Read more

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