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ELIZABETHTOWN | Joseph Provoncha won re-election to the Essex County Clerk’s seat, besting contender Kari Ratliff, a Republican who ran as an independent. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Late night Halloween weather delivered a mean blow as hours of heavy rain broke into a severe wind storm after daylight. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Northeastern Clinton, Lake Placid and Chazy are the top seeds for the Section VII boys soccer tournament, which begins with play in Class B, C and D Wednesday. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Beekmantown Eagles, AuSable Valley Patriots and Chazy Eagles are the top seeds in the Section VII girls soccer tournament starting this week, as each will look to Defend the crown they won a year ago. Read more

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JOHNSBURG | Analise Burdo scored a pair of goals while Annette Stephens had a goal and pair of assists in Boquet Valley’s 5-1 win over Johnsburg-Minerva Oct. 16. Read more

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WILLSBORO | Alyssa Summo scored twice as Keene ended their two-game skid with a 2-1 victory over Division III rival Willsboro Oct. 1. Read more

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WILLSBORO | After an early season win for the D-II Warriors over D_III Keene, Willsboro earned the double Sept. 26 with a much closer, 1-0 win over the Beavers in inter-divisional Northern Soccer League play. Read more

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Olivia Ferebee scored five goals for the Lake Placid offense as the Blue Bombers scored a 9-1 win over Ticonderoga Sept. 18. Read more

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CHAMPLAIN | Declan Edwards scored in the penultimate minute against Peru Sept. 12, making good on a Matthew Magaldi assist in the 79th to force a 1-1 tie against the Cougars. Read more

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PERU | The Peru varsity girls soccer team was able to break through first after 45 scoreless minutes, but Northeastern Clinton rallied with a pair of goals to score a 2-1 win Sept. 11. Read more

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WESTPORT | The Lake Placid and Boquet Valley boys soccer teams were unable to turn the numbers on th scoreboard Sept. 10, as the two teams went 100 minutes in a 0-0 tie. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | Alyssa Summo scored once in each half and Haylie Buysse added a goal as Keene shutout Johnsburg-Minerva 3-0 Sept, 9. Read more

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A look at 21 of the Northern Soccer League teams who will be competing for league and sectional titles in 2019, including the newly formed Boquet Valley Griffins and Johnsburg-Minerva merged squad. Read more

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A look at all 19 Northern Soccer League participants in boys soccer, including the newly merged Johnsburg-Minerva squad, Newcomb and newly formed Boquet Valley Read more

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MINERVA | Around 60 people gathered at the Minerva Town Hall and Senior Center Aug. 13 to listen to propositions to change the current volunteer EMS and fire squad system that serves the ever-aging population of Minerva and surrounding Adirondack... 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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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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SCHROON LAKE | Adam McCall knows he’s stepping into some legendary shoes. Or perhaps more accurately, some legendary oven mitts. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | A new center where people in the southern Adirondacks will gather to exercise, socialize and perhaps seek counseling or get connected with various life-enhancing services was launched in an auspicious manner May 8. Read more

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NEWCOMB | Downtown Newcomb, as downtowns are traditionally thought of, does not exist. It’s three miles along Route 28N of a house here and a business there, with a park or a government building scattered along the way. Read more

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