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SCHROON LAKE | Small, rural libraries dot the North Country, not just lending books, but acting as research desks, art galleries, schools, continuing education centers, concert halls and social hubs dedicated to serving the people of Adirondack... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County is ready with a preliminary 2019 budget that sits about $75,000 below the allowed 2.68 percent tax levy increase cap. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | A wise woman once said that a library is the measure of a community. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Autism Alliance of Northeastern New York, Inc. will be offering a conference this fall headlining Dr. Temple Grandin who serves as an inspiration and role model to hundreds of thousands of families and persons with autism. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | A small child, eyes slowly drifting from one side of a color-splashed page to another, sat in a tiny sun-drenched nook at Keene Valley Library with a picture book poised against her folded knees. Read more

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MOOERS — Years of fundraising, construction and leadership changes culminated last month in the opening of a new Mooers Free Library. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — The fight to combat the North Country’s opiate crisis has gone digital. Read more

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TICONDEROGA – Strengthening the Friends of the Black Watch Library is one of the group’s goals as its annual meeting approaches. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — New York State Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) recently announced the start of this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, an annual state-led effort to inspire children to read throughout the summertime. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — The Essex County tentative 2017 budget has been filed. The projected increase in the tax levy for the $98 million spending plan is 3.75 percent, or about $798,000 over 2016 levels. Read more

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AuSABLE FORKS — A traveling kiosk is on loan to the Au Sable Forks Free Library, from the Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System. Read more

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Tax hike holds at 8 percent, but further reductions could knock increase down to 6.1 percent Read more

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PORT HENRY — Sue Nephew and the trustees of the Sherman Free Library here feel very fortunate with their new director. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System has been selected to participate in “Hannaford Helps” Reusable Bag sales. Read more

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