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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County WIC Program hosted a new event - Food and Fun Friday - at its Elizabethtown location on Water Street on the Public Health building lawn May 31. Read more

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LEWIS | Staff at Essex County’s Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) are settled into new office space on Route 9N, just west of the hamlet here. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA), sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County, is available for free to families and individuals whose household income is below $55,000. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | New York state has announced $1.5 million in grants to support farm-to-school programs across the state. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | A workshop, organized by the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Warren County Cornell Cooperative Extension, on hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) will be held Dec. 15. Read more

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They say change is inevitable. Whether it’s the weather, politics or just  plain old day to day living, things change. You just need to deal with it. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County’s Health Department has secured a $250,000 grant from the Adirondack Health Institute designed to improve local access to fresh foods. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Public Safety Committee took steps to find the right site for a proposed fire safety training building, a project that won $500,000 in grant funding through state Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) last April. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | The Continuing Education Program will be available to residents for the fourth year during the fall and winter semesters at Schroon Lake Central School. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Work is slated to begin to refurbish the county-owned building anchoring the fairgrounds in Westport. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Two county offices are in the process of moving: one into new facilities at the Essex County Fairgrounds in Westport and one out of historic headquarters there. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | A woman who devoted nearly her entire adult life to ensuring that hundreds of area youth are prepared to live healthy, fulfilling lives, was honored last week by the Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Warren County. Read more

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NOYAN, QUEBEC | Barreling through a winding strip along the U.S.-Canada border, a cavalcade of cars sped past vast swaths of farmland. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Essex County Industrial Development Agency is seeking judgment against the owners of the former Adirondack Meat Company. Read more

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KEESEVILLE | The official launch of six Adirondack Cuisine Trails happened beside a braying herd of Devon cattle at Mace Chasm Farm. An October sun poured over their verdant field as a farmhand moved them toward fresh pasture. Read more

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WESTPORT | Adirondack Harvest Festival has reached a third year in celebration of local farm, farmers and the steady local food economy. 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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I loaded my bush hog on the trailer and hauled it to Westport to get some welding done. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Farm goods and local agricultural businesses set up stalls on the Essex County courtyard last week for annual Agriculture Day outreach. Read more

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WHITEHALL | Lavenlair Farm, which produces Lake George Lavender, has opened its Whitehall farm for tours for the 2018 season - but growing lavender wasn’t an immediate success in the North Country. Read more

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