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SARANAC LAKE | New York’s newly launched winter tourism “push” is part of continued investment throughout the North Country; it’s a “push” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he believes is and will pay dividends long term. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A recent high-speed chase through the Northern Tier ended with two accidents, three arrests and a cache of marijuana. Read more

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NEWCOMB | Jimmy Schaeffer was passing through Newcomb when the gas lamp on his dashboard lit up, indicating he was low on fuel. Mile after mile went by with nary a pump in sight. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | With opening day of the Empire State Winter Games just days away, a leg of the long-distance torch relay will make a stop in Elizabethtown on Jan. 30. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Locally owned and founded telecom company Westelcom Networks Inc. was named a finalist for the 2019 Elevate Award. Read more

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KEENE | The Keene Central School Music Department is hosting a Broadway-themed Cafe Night to raise money to send students to New York City. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Since 1955, three generations of one family has taught thousands of students in the North Country to dance. Mothers and daughters, adults and children alike, dance in time while following in each other's footsteps. Read more

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CROWN POINT | Students of Rachael Leclaire-Charron’s Crown Point English class are no strangers to theatrical productions, even those on Broadway. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga’s new $14 million water system produces water of such pH hardness that it is damaging machinery and making it difficult for residents to lather up, a town sewer and water committee was told last week. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Moriah took a step toward waterfront revitalization last week, conceptually approving construction of a rental cabin at its Bulwagga Bay campground. 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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Miss Gladys Ryther was crowned in a voting contest conducted by L.F. Lynch, a Stony Creek merchant, extending over a period of several weeks. Miss Ryther, by a majority of more than two to one, has been declared the prettiest girl in the town. Read more

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ESSEX | The Town of Essex has been experiencing phone service issues in recent weeks that have resulted in several residents without phone service for an extended duration of time. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The 2019 Lake George Jazz Weekend, considered one of the premier festivals of its kind nationally, will be featuring a lineup of internationally acclaimed musicians when it returns to the village Saturday Sept. 14 and Sunday Sept. 15... Read more

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In this column, last week, I strived to bring the Chestertown Rural Cemetery’s most famous burial back, for just one more time, into the bright light of modern day. John Butler Yeats was a remarkable man and in his lonely grave, far from his... Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Derrick Denteh knows a thing or two about changing cultures. When he was 3, his parents felt he needed to spend some of his formative years in his ancestral homeland of Ghana, so then sent him from his home in the Bronx... Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | The national Lights for Liberty movement was observed July 12. Locally, a few women from Saranac Lake created their own extension, holding a “safe space” gathering for those that wanted to share, and a candle-light vigil... Read more

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Since June 20, 1919, nothing has been seen or heard from Maud Ryther, a Stony Creek girl who went to New York City early last spring to work as a domestic. Read more

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There are a few spots left in our fall New York City weekend trip but only until July 1! 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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