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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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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Kiwanis is partnering with the Ticonderoga Central School District in hosting its annual Senior Citizens’ Holiday Party. Read more

News Briefs - New York

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GLENS FALLS | A holiday festival, ever-popular in the region, is returning to Glens Falls this weekend. Read more

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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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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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“Lessons and Carols for Advent and Christmas” will be held in Middlebury’s Mead Memorial Chapel. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | A man who was renowned internationally in the world of  theater — and in his later years founded Our Town Theatre Group in North Creek — was remembered fondly this week by friends and associates after his passing. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Annual Christmas Fair at the Ticonderoga First United Methodist Church will be held Saturday, Nov. 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 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

Community Columnists

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PLATTSBURGH | For millions of children across the world, living without basic necessities is a harsh reality and the idea of gifts a foreign concept. That’s what local volunteers are working to change this holiday season as they gear up for... Read more

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OLMSTEDVILLE | If the frost isn’t on the pumpkin yet, it’s getting close. And another indication of fall is the opening of the pumpkin patch at It’s About Thyme farm in Olmstedville. Read more

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The old live with their memories, the young with their daydreams. As a member of the former, I remember when borders were for protection, not barriers to social justice. The flag was saluted and not used as fuel at a protest. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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CROWN POINT | Soldiers overseas received a special holiday gift this season, thanks to one high school student’s efforts to make them feel appreciated. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | At Christmas, a 7-year-old can be excused for focusing on the packages under the tree with her name on them. Read more

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2000 – Tired of picking pine needles out of the carpet every year after the Christmas season, I purchased a magnificent 8-foot artificial balsam tree to decorate our Saranac home. Read more

Community Columnists

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TICONDEROGA | ’Tis the season for peace, joy and celebration, but 242 years ago at Fort Ticonderoga it twas not. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | The winners of the first annual Christmas in Warrensburgh holiday decorating contest have been announced. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Over the past several weeks, Warrensburg’s public spaces have been aglow in holiday lighting... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Polar Express came to town and helped brighten the lives of those in need Dec. 11, thanks to Emily Estes and the Teens for Marines program. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | It was three years ago that, in the wake of an unexpected tragedy, one local family decided to do something that would bring the joy back to Christmas. Read more

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