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LONG LAKE | Long Lake’s Moonlighter’s Snowmobile Club is sponsoring a poker run, taking place on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 7 and 8. Seventy miles of snowmobile trails will connect the communities of Long Lake, Raquette Lake and Newcomb. The run start Read more

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Turning Back The Pages

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Russell Martin Fish, age two years and eight months, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Fish, of Chestertown, died on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1960, after a short illness. Read more

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NEWCOMB | The Adirondack Interpretive Center’s (AIC) next installment in their winter film series will be “Sex, Lies and Butterflies,” an exploration of the diversity of moths and butterflies from caterpillars to larvae to chrysalis to winged flight. 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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TICONDEROGA | Southern Essex County received a thick slab of state funding from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2019 Regional Economic Development Council grants, led by help for ongoing public works projects in Ticonderoga and Port Henry. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | According to the US Geological Survey, A small-scale earthquake occurred at about 10 p.m. Jan 3 in the southern Adirondacks. Read more

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NEWCOMB | Many a scenic hill and dale boasts of having finest best view in the Adirondacks, but the town of Newcomb’s claim from Overlook Park is as strong as anyone’s. From this spot, located along Route 28N, the High Peaks of Essex rise Read more

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Voting

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The 2019 local election tally was certified last Tuesday at the New York Supreme Court 4th Judicial District. Close contests were decided in many towns. Read more

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Early Voting

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A total 294 people in Essex County took part in the inaugural round of Early Voting. Read more

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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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CROWN POINT | Harvey Runyon was the first Keene player to step up in the second round of the shootout between the Beavers and Crown Point Panthers Oct. 25, with a spot in the Section VII/Class D semifinals on the line. 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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WESTPORT | With less than 10 minutes to play, McKenize Stephens found the back of the net on a Matt Pribble assist as Boquet Valley scored a 1-0 win over Seton Catholic Sept. 30. 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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NEWCOMB | Newcomb continued its annual Teddy Roosevelt Weekend tradition Sept. 6 to 8. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | After a scoreless 80 minutes of play, the Northeastern Clinton Cougars closed out the overtime frame early against Plattsburgh High Sept. 17, as Ryan O’Donnell scored in the third minute of golden goal overtime. 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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Opening day of Northern Soccer League boys soccer 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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