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MORIAH | Fourteen years ago, Larry Cutting had one of those fantastic ideas born of genius and too many beers. He and a couple of his neighbors on Mutton Hollow Road decided to celebrate Labor Day with their very own parade... Read more

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MORIAH | In the Town of Moriah, a substantial bat hibernacula site has been found by New York State Department of Conservation (DEC), at the former Mineville Mines. Read more

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WESTPORT | Taxpayers across the Boquet Valley Central School District will receive bills for the newly established Elizabethtown Library fund, despite school “Community Report” information that said expressly “Proposition 4 only applies to taxpayers Read more

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In the last 24 hours, almost 30 people have lost their lives to the madness that has overcome our country. White supremacists and religious bigots have decided that life is a zero-sum game, where any openness displayed to one person is assumed... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The season has begun for the Adirondack History Museum on Court Street, at the epicenter of Elizabethtown. The museum has been open for a month, featuring a brand new theme for its 2019 season: “Adirondacks: Wild Times.” Read more

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PORT HENRY | Not counting a mountain of mine tailings the color of a foggy day, and some industrial architecture that seems not to fit in along the shoreline of the recreation-minded Adirondack Coast... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors held a special meeting in addition to their regular meeting June 10. Read more

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MINEVILLE | The Town of Moriah is trying to collect income data from residents in and around Mineville and Witherbee neighborhoods, which in the future could save them a considerable amount of money on their sewer bills. Read more

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The New York State Outdoor Writers held their spring rendezvous in Schroon Lake recently. We were given a warm reception from the Chamber of Commerce, and the key to the city as they say. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Hikers will descend on Port Henry June 1 for the Moriah Challenge, in which they have one day to complete four trails. 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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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce’s (TACC) 17th-annual Fundraiser Dinner and Auction will be held Friday, June 14, at The Barn at Lord Howe Valley from 5:30–10:30 p.m. Read more

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MORIAH | The Moriah Central School Drama Club has a 20-year history of amusing its audiences on stage, but its rehearsals can be pretty entertaining as well. Read more

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Last year, at the town hall meeting with Congresswoman Stefanik in Moriah, I expressed my concern that the congressional branch of our government was not fulfilling its role of oversight of the executive branch. Read more

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Twelve years ago, with the support of the Town of Moriah Board, a small steering committee organized the town-wide Earth Day. Over 200 volunteers hit the roads and streets cleaning up 80 miles of roadways and collected 11 tons of trash. Read more

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WESTPORT | The newly seated Elizabethtown-Lewis-Westport School Board adopted a tentative first budget last week. Read more

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PORT HENRY | When people with physical challenges have business with the Town of Moriah they call employees in advance, who will then meet them outside the rampless office building at their cars. Read more

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MORIAH | Some time in early May, astronauts aboard the International Space Station, orbiting more than 200 miles above Earth, will take time from their routine to field questions from students at Moriah Central School. Read more

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MORIAH | Essex County lawmakers are asking that the state allow two correctional facilities here to remain open. Read more

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WESTPORT | The Essex County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday that officers had closed a case of possible animal cruelty in the Town of Westport. Read more

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