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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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TICONDEROGA | Coming out of World War II, Sen. William Fulbright, a Southern Democrat seeking to establish “a little more reason, and a little more compassion into world affairs,” launched a cultural-exchange fellowship that has flourished... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A proposal to increase the county’s tax on hotel rooms by 2 percent and direct that new revenue to fund local capital projects was put forward by the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) Monday. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | For the second day, the vast majority of the Section VII sports schedule has been wiped away due to winter weather, affecting a pair of era-ending home games. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh High boys varsity basketball team clinched a share of the CVAC Division I regular season title with a 75-26 win over Saranac Lake Monday night... Read more

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MINERVA | When people grumble about land being added to the state Forest Preserve, boatbuilder Peter Hornbeck likes to remind them that it’s the protected lands that drive much of the local economy. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | Representatives of the central Adirondack Five Towns coalition expressed disappointment and a degree of anger last week over a lawsuit filed by two environmental groups intended to prevent the state from building a 140-foot bridge... Read more

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I retired as tax collector for Minerva Central School. Read more

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SILVER BAY | Silver Bay YMCA was recently host to the annual district meeting of the nationally recognized YMCA Youth & Government program. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference has announced their scholar athletes for the fall 2018 season. Read more

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SARANAC | The Northeastern Clinton girls basketball team outscored Saranac Chiefs 26-5 over the second and third quarter to take control in the showdown of the top two teams in Division I of the CVAC Tuesday night. Read more

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OLMSTEDVILLE | The Minerva Board of Education ended, officially at least, two months of intercommunity tension by formally voting to dissolve a long-standing partnership with the neighboring Newcomb school system... Read more

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Mary Lamphear’s Dec. 29 letter to the editor concerning the Minerva-Newcomb sports program may have left your readers with the sense that the administration and school board of Minerva Central School are a group of selfish monsters... Read more

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FRANKLIN FALLS | Frontier Communications subscribers are heartened — but wary — over sweeping changes governing how broadband providers market internet speeds. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Customers in the Adirondacks have long complained over spotty internet service. Read more

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$800,000 center constructed paid for with grants Read more

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NEWCOMB | Newcomb parents and educators reacted with dismay last week to the news that Minerva Central School District was thinking about dissolving an athletic partnership between the two schools, sending its student-athletes to Johnsburg instead. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The AuSable Valley boys varsity basketball team has been about defense first under head coach Jaime Douglass. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Transfer station fees are increasing across the county, and town supervisors have until Jan. 1 to finalize new policies as part of a five-year county equipment replacement plan. Read more

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