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ELIZABETHTOWN | Hiking a trail or paddling a pond on a weekday in September, everything Adirondack seems well and good, joyful even, just as it has for generations of outdoor enthusiasts. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | A decade ago, Muhammad “Mo” Ahmad was a businessman splitting his time between New York City and northern New Jersey when a friend told him about a business opportunity, a Sunoco station, in a place called Schroon Lake. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Hiking a trail or paddling a pond on a weekday in September, everything Adirondack seems well and good, joyful even, just as it has for generations of outdoor enthusiasts. Read more

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CLIFTON PARK | The looming mandate for vehicle owners to obtain new license plates — whether they need them or not — was denounced last week as an extraneous tax on motorists and a burden on DMV staff by area county clerks who teamed up... Read more

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LEWIS | On Sept. 10, the Lewis Town Council will consider filing an official request to rename Mount Discovery as Mount Inez. Read more

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Singing in a choir makes you happier! It’s science. Jaime Babbitt recently wrote an article for Chorale Director magazine entitled “Your Brain and Singing: Why Singing in a Choir Makes You Happier.” Read more

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INDIAN LAKE | The Indian Lake Theater presents “All Things Bakelite: The Age of Plastic” on Aug. 22, at 7:30 p.m., followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers. The theater is located at 13 W. Main St. in Indian Lake. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A topic on the minds of many New Yorkers is the legalization of recreational marijuana. Despite promises by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to legalize the substance, it failed at this year’s legislative session... Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Years of strategic planning here will advance with nearly $10 million in Downtown Revitalization Initiative funds. Read more

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CHAZY | Congresswoman for the 21st District, Elise Stefanik, made a tour of the North Country recently. One of the places she visited and toured was Giroux poultry farm in Chazy on Aug. 2. The visit was made after stopping at the Giroux apple farm. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Matt Watts is one of the first additions to the new countywide EMS program and started his new position early this July. Read more

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WILMINGTON | Randy Preston’s two-year battle with cancer ended Thursday, July 18. The 60-year-old Wilmington supervisor and veteran of his local Wilmington Volunteer Fire Department was known for his “real and true” nature and devotion to Wilmington Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | Construction of the new Frontier Town Campground is complete. New trails, tent sites, RV sites and horseback riding amenities are fully operational and open. Read more

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Without much fanfare on Thursday, June 13, the New York State Court of Appeals rendered a decision that received little attention. Given the statewide implications and Essex County’s involvement, it’s a shame. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | At a recent Essex County Board of Supervisors Ways and Means Committee meeting, Essex County Clerk Joe Provoncha addressed his colleagues with his concerns over new legislation signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Read more

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RAY BROOK | Environmentalists were pleased and supervisors in Five Towns were exasperated after a court ruling that, at least for now, appears to block construction of snowmobile trails connecting communities in the central Adirondacks. 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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Geoffrey Barker of Plattsburgh in his June 8 letter to the editor is right to be concerned about Durkee Street parking as related to the Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI), but that supposes cars were intended to be included in the plan. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Despite their qualms about the potential impact on local taxpayers, Lake George Village trustees committed this week to the construction of the new $24 million sewage treatment plant that has been years in development. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Kelly Metzgar’s home in Saranac Lake is also the headquarters of the Adirondack North Country Gender Alliance, an organization formed by Metzgar to unite and make a social haven for LGBTQ of the North Country. Read more

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    January 09, 2017- Albany, NY- Governor Andrew Cuomo delivers his 2017 State of the State Address to the people of the Capital District and North Country at University at Albany.