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WESTPORT | The Prevention Team of Essex County based in Ticonderoga — a New York state entity focused on prevention of alcohol and substance abuse and youth — wrapped up its annual Girl Strong program this past May. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | The locally produced film “Garrow” is continuing to sell out shows across the Adirondacks, and starting Saturday will begin a six-day run at The Strand in Schroon Lake. Read more

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OLMSTEDVILLE | The Town of Minerva’s namesake festival — embraced by generations of area citizens — is to be held primarily Saturday, July 6, with a full roster of events. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | A recent survey of Essex County students found that school was the place they were most secure, while they felt far less safe in the community as a whole. Read more

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The national American Legion was founded in 1919, 100 years ago this year. Within months of that first charter, Essex County veterans of World War I came together to secure benefits, outreach, policy, education and community support... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Venturing to the Adirondacks for a desired summer youth camp is a pastime for many locals as well as in other regional areas of New York, namely the metropolitan areas downstate. But concerns arise around camp season this year. Read more

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CROWN POINT | Communities in the Essex County lake communities are gearing up for the Empire State bicycle trail, which is expected to be completed by the end of next year. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors convened for a special board meeting to adopt the home rule request enacted and adopted by the State Assembly and State Senate on Bill A-4676B, or the EMS bill, Friday, June 14. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Current Clinton County Treasurer Kimberly Davis announced last month that she will be running as a Democrat in the 2020 election for State Senator. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga voters will decide Tuesday on passage of a revised Central School budget that at $22.5 million is only slightly higher than last year’s spending plan and comes in under the tax cap. Read more

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We’ve witnessed some remarkable changes in the media landscape over the last decade. Read more

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WILMINGTON | Essex County American Legion posts will officially re-dedicate the Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway on Sunday. Read more

The Sun

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NYSEG is reporting a power outage in Clinton and Essex counties, including this stretch of Cornelia Street in Plattsburgh. As of 1:45 p.m., 14,734 customers were without power. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Representatives from the Adirondack Region Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Coalition said they recently completed a successful income tax assistance program that proved beneficial for many low to moderate income people... Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Voters in Ticonderoga and Hague soundly rejected a school tax-cap override, falling well short of the 60 percent supermajority needed to pass a $23 million budget that would have raised the levy by nearly 10 percent. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | As the American Legion celebrates its centennial this year, Boquet Valley Post 551 marks 91 years of service to veterans and community here. Read more

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Adirondack Park Not Bad For Business. Bunk! Read more

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So I continue to marvel at just how gullible the Essex County government is in going with the so-called flow? Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Four candidates are running for three open seats on the Ticonderoga Central School Board. Incumbents Tracey Cross-Baker and Board President Mark Russell are up for re-election. Challengers are Eric Rich and Maria Tedford. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Property owners in southern Essex County received notification last week that their assessments are increasing, but town officials were quick to point out that this, in and of itself, does not mean that taxes are going up... Read more

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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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