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LAKE GEORGE | The Lake George Community Band is to perform its annual Christmas Show Friday, Dec. 13 in a new venue this year:  The Strand Theatre in Hudson Falls. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The PTSO (Parent Teacher Student Organization) Holiday Craft Fair will take place Dec. 14 at Lake George Elementary School from 10 a.m. to noon. Read more

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‘Lite Up the Village’

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LAKE GEORGE | South Queensbury firefighters pilot one of their firetrucks — bedecked to celebrate the season — down Canada Street in Lake George during the firefighting-vehicle parade held during the popular “Lite Up the Village” event. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Warren County’s final 2019 general election results — including the absentee ballot tallies — were released Nov. 25, and in most cases, the winning candidates’ vote advantage widened over the Election Day count. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | Goal to boost tourism, local culture, economies; Warren, Essex, Hamilton counties expected to benefit. Read more

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Blais Asks For Sewer Cash

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QUEENSBURY | Predicting crushing tax increases in Lake George required to pay for the village’s new $24 million wastewater treatment plant, Lake George Mayor Robert Blais asked Warren County leaders for $100,000 annual contributions. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Adirondack Christkindlmarkt, a holiday festival embracing a centuries-old European tradition, is returning to Lake George Festival Commons Friday, Dec. 6, through Sunday, Dec. 8 Read more

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Lite Up the Village 2016

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LAKE GEORGE | The Village of Lake’s George’s popular “Lite Up the Village” event, scheduled for the afternoon of Saturday Nov. 30, has for 21 prior years heralded the arrival of Christmas, attracting up to 3,000 people —sparking their holiday spirit. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Downtown Revitalization Initiative projects to move forward soon as the City of Plattsburgh is planning to complete its Generic Environmental Impact Statement. Read more

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Schroon Lake | The Schroon Lake Senior Citizens Club has a busy December calendar filled with lots of holiday activities. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | When construction crews were scraping the ground for a new entrance to the Ticonderoga hospital they began unearthing things: A beer bottle from long ago, what appeared to be a girl’s change purse and the stacked stones of a dry well. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Expressing frustration that the town board has repeatedly questioned the accuracy of their sewer treatment bill from the village, Lake George village officials have decided to bill them not by percentage of sewage treated but by volume. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Working at her office desk Nov. 7, Lake George Town Assessor Lori Barber heard her computer bleep, signaling that an email had arrived in her inbox. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | A second-grader at Lake George Elementary School spent hours devising a detailed fire safety plan for her family, and for her diligence, she was treated like a celebrity by her peers and area firefighters. Read more

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NORTH COUNTRY | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Plattsburgh) and Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) have announced that they introduced “The Randy Preston Salt Reduction Act” to tackle road salt pollution in the Adirondacks. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | Lake George’s youthful Varsity Volleyball team might have been overlooked by sports observers early this season, but it has now made news headlines regionally by winning the Section II Class C championship - the first time since 2008. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Momentum is now surging to establish a performing arts center in Lake George, but the nature of such a venue, its financial viability and its cost has sparked public controversy. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | In the Nov. 5 general election in Warren County, three incumbent supervisors fought off challenges, while Thurman Supervisor Cynthia Hyde lost her re-election bid. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Three candidates for two Lake George town board seats presented their views to the public at a “Meet the Candidates Night” set for 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, in the town hall off Old Post Road. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Dennis “Denny” Galloway, a citizen of Lake George who for six decades has committed countless hours to community service, is to be honored by the Lake George Rotary Club at a banquet set for Oct. 23 at the Lake George Holiday Inn. Read more

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  • ‘Lite Up the Village’

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    ‘Lite Up the Village’

  • Blais Asks For Sewer Cash

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    Blais Asks For Sewer Cash

    Lake George Village Mayor Robert Blais asks Warren County Supervisors Nov. 19 to commit $1 million of county Occupancy Tax revenue — to be paid in annual installments over the next 10 years — to help pay for the village’s looming $17 million debt incurred in the construction of the new village sewer plant.

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    Ride2School4Colbie

    Lake George Elementary second-grader Colbie Vanderklish, 7, is handed a T-shirt and hat prior to a ride home in a firetruck Nov. 6 for drawing a detailed fire escape plan for her family. Her work was judged as the top entry among 28 escape plans.

  • LG Kidney Transplant

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    LG Kidney Transplant

    Lake George Town Assessor Lori Barber and town laborer Johnny Cocozza-Hill pose for a photo Nov. 7, four days before they were both in Albany Medical Center for a kidney transplant operation. Lori, 50, gave up one of her kidneys to Cocozza-Hill, who has a chronic kidney condition that has worsened in the last two years.

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    Lake George volleyball players celebrate their win over the talented Argyle squad after the Warriors defeated them 3-0 on Oct. 18, confirming their leadership in the Adirondack League. Nov. 8, Lake George won the Section II Class C Championship — their first Sectional title since 2008 — by defeating Fonda-Fultonville 3-0.

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    Lake George volleyball player and tri-captain Jasmine Burke, a junior, gets double-teamed by Argyle defenders as she hits the ball over the net during a recent game against Argyle, which Lake George won 3-2. The Warriors have been dominating opponents this season — on Nov. 8 they defeated Fonda to win the Section II Class C championship, and area sports fans are expecting them to go a lot further in post-season.