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NOTICE TO BIDDERS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Undersigned, on behalf of the Essex County Board of Supervisors, will accept sealed bids until August 19, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. for the following: Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The state’s top law-enforcement officials sent out news releases triumphantly announcing fines and jail time for a band of scofflaw Essex County taxi cab owners who, the officials said, had bilked Medicaid out of millions of dollars. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Stewart’s Shops officials announced the purchase of family-owned gasoline and diesel distribution company, Polsinello Fuels, along with five gas stations. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Close to a year and nearly $1 million into a $2.27 pilot program designed to improve ambulance service, Essex County still has not received any reimbursement or even a signed contract from the state. Read more

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Rev Flynn and Rev Ratigan

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Rev. Francis J. Flynn retired effective Jan. 1. At the time of his retirement, he was pastor of St. Elizabeth Church in Elizabethtown, St. Philip of Neri Church in Westport, and St. Joseph’s Church in Essex. Read more

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Join the Pleasant Valley Chorale on Tuesday, Jan. 28 as it launches its first session of the new decade with “Sondheim! A Celebration.” Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | With opening day of the Empire State Winter Games just days away, a leg of the long-distance torch relay will make a stop in Elizabethtown on Jan. 30. Read more

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Westelcom - Juniper’s Elevate

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Locally owned and founded telecom company Westelcom Networks Inc. was named a finalist for the 2019 Elevate Award. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | In his State of the State and Executive Budget address last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined several measures to small business cut taxes. And Sen. Little honored; longest-serving GOP member of legislature. Read more

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Generous Acts

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LAKE PLACID | The Adirondack Foundation, a Lake Placid organization whose mission is to enhance the lives of people in the Adirondacks through philanthropy, has opened applications for the 2020 Generous Acts grants. Read more

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Shuttle Trails

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Fewer hikers might wind up parking in the yards of Keene Valley residents because of a planned shuttle system that will bus hikers from Marcy Field to all popular Route 73 trailheads. Read more

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Lt Gov Kathy Hochul presented 10 projects

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The year 2019 saw many municipalities move ahead with major infrastructure and capital repair projects for 2020. Here are some news highlights from Essex County in 2019. Read more

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Gerald “Gerry” Morrow

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CHESTERFIELD | With a new year underway, and many new elected faces the Essex County Board of Supervisors, one long-time leader, Gerry Morrow, has closed a chapter here after 34 years in office. Read more

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FEMA - 2019 Halloween Strom

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The federal government has declared 18 North Country counties to be a disaster area eligible for financial aid as the result of damages from the 2019 Halloween Storm, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced last week. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Essex County Industrial Development Agency, in partnership with the Town of Ticonderoga and the Ti Area Chamber of Commerce, was awarded a 2019 Adirondack Park Community Smart Growth Grant Program for a Microenterprise Program. Read more

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NORTH COUNTRY | Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union has announced that they will be changing their name to TrailNorth Federal Credit Union on Jan. 1, 2020. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN |  Sisters at a Crossroads is opening their doors to the public to share their mission of helping domestic-violence victims become successful survivors. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN  | An $8,000 grant from International Paper’s Ticonderoga Mill, through the IP Foundation plus $8,000 in fundraising put new hand-held ultrasound equipment in area health centers. Read more

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Elaine Dixon-Cross

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The School Board and administration at Boquet Valley Central School chose a new high school principal at the Dec. 2 board meeting. Read more

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Fema - Road Closed - Halloween Storm 2019

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County suffered $4 million worth of damage from a Halloween storm that felled trees, washed-out roads, downed power lines and caused significant destruction to private property. Read more

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The Graves Mansion

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The historic Graves Mansion in Au Sable Forks will revert to bank ownership, after the palatial estate failed to attract any other bids at a foreclosure auction last week. Read more

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