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TICONDEROGA | The TACC will continue its Health Insurance Services for all TACC members as well as for the Ticonderoga area business community, in partnership with the North Country Chamber of Commerce-Plattsburgh. Read more

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Business Help

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TICONDEROGA | Small businesses start with an idea. But turning that idea into a reality can be far more complicated than it looks. Read more

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Sound Advice For Students

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ESSEX | More than 100 professionals from multiple fields fanned out across the North County last week, visiting schools and explaining to students what it takes to make it in their respective careers. 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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Rev Flynn and Rev Ratigan

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Rev. Francis J. Flynn retired effective Jan. 1. At the time of his retirement, he was pastor of St. Elizabeth Church in Elizabethtown, St. Philip of Neri Church in Westport, and St. Joseph’s Church in Essex. Read more

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WESTPORT/HARTINGTON, NEB. | A veterinarian who has ties to Westport and her husband will make their television debut Saturday night on the National Geographic Wild (NatGeo Wild) Channel. Read more

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New Schuyler Falls Supervisor Kevin Randall

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SCHUYLER FALLS | New supervisor Kevin Randall and new council members Reginald Facteau and Vernon Bruno began their work at the town’s organizational meeting this month. 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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Peru Sewer Meeting

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PERU | Plans are in place for $4.6 million in upgrades that include two new pumping stations and about 11,000 feet of new lines across parts of the town. But 44 home and business owners could potentially act as a roadblock. Read more

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Craig Scholl

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AU SABLE FORKS | The fire department will donate all proceeds from their Feb. 2 Big Breakfast Benefit to Craig Scholl as he now recovers from successful kidney surgery in Maryland and gears up for further treatment and expensive travel costs. Read more

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Howard Schaffer

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LAKE LUZERNE | Howard Schaffer of Lake Luzerne has been elected president of the Hadley-Lake Luzerne Historical Society, following outgoing president Joe Kavanagh, who has served for the past four years. Read more

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Bail Reform Convo Leggett LaFarr Seeber

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QUEENSBURY | The controversial state Bail and Discovery Reform laws which went into effect Jan. 1 has forced the release of suspects who are linked to serious crimes, Warren County officials were informed last week. Read more

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LGW Carny Polar Plunge 3rd Week

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LAKE GEORGE | Astronomical and perhaps meteorological factors, rare in the last quarter-century or so, are prompting the introduction of new aspects of Lake George Winter Carnival this year. Read more

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Westelcom - Juniper’s Elevate

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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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Ti Grants - Golf Course

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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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TACC Young Pros

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) has announced the first Young Professionals meet and mingle of 2020, which will take place on Thursday, Jan. 23, at 5:30 p.m., at TACC’s offices (94 Montcalm St.). Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | In his State of the State and Executive Budget address last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined several measures to small business cut taxes. And Sen. Little honored; longest-serving GOP member of legislature. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | To protect newborns from the recent spike in flu and flu-like symptoms, Adirondack Health is restricting visitors to the Stafford New Life birthing center. Read more

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Generous Acts

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LAKE PLACID | The Adirondack Foundation, a Lake Placid organization whose mission is to enhance the lives of people in the Adirondacks through philanthropy, has opened applications for the 2020 Generous Acts grants. Read more

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Shuttle Trails

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Fewer hikers might wind up parking in the yards of Keene Valley residents because of a planned shuttle system that will bus hikers from Marcy Field to all popular Route 73 trailheads. Read more

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