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‘Lite Up the Village’

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LAKE GEORGE | South Queensbury firefighters pilot one of their firetrucks — bedecked to celebrate the season — down Canada Street in Lake George during the firefighting-vehicle parade held during the popular “Lite Up the Village” event. Read more

News Briefs - New York

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QUEENSBURY | Warren County’s final 2019 general election results — including the absentee ballot tallies — were released Nov. 25, and in most cases, the winning candidates’ vote advantage widened over the Election Day count. Read more

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SARATOGA SPRINGS | Combining aggressive defensive play with a prolific and balanced offense, the Warrensburg High School girls basketball team won the seventh-annual Mike Beson Memorial Tournament this last weekend at Saratoga Catholic High School. Read more

Sports

HOLIDAY TRAIN

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PORT HENRY | Christmas may come without ribbons and it may come without tags, but last Wednesday it definitely came with rain. No matter. Hundreds of soggy but happy people turned out to celebrate. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | Goal to boost tourism, local culture, economies; Warren, Essex, Hamilton counties expected to benefit. Read more

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Blais Asks For Sewer Cash

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QUEENSBURY | Predicting crushing tax increases in Lake George required to pay for the village’s new $24 million wastewater treatment plant, Lake George Mayor Robert Blais asked Warren County leaders for $100,000 annual contributions. Read more

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Our business model and our rural communities are currently undergoing some significant changes that must be addressed. Read more

Guest Columnists

Betty Little announces retirement

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NEW YORK | New York state Republican Sen. Betty Little has announced that she will not be running for re-election in 2020, choosing not to run against five-year-long Clinton County treasurer and Democratic Senate runner Kimberly Davis. Read more

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PERU | Some people say money makes the world go round. Students at Peru High School got a brief taste of that Wednesday thanks to an event aimed at preparing them for life after graduation. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | Johnsburg and North Creek are kicking off the holiday season with a variety of festive events. Read more

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CADYVILLE | Lighted firetrucks will once again hit the frosty roads in a festive parade at this year’s Cadyville Community Tree Lighting. Read more

News Briefs - New York

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CLINTON COUNTY | The Clinton County official results for the 2019 general election are in now that the absentee ballots have been counted. The unofficial election results came in past 10:00 p.m. Read more

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PERU | Peru Drama Club presents “A Christmas Story!” Join in your favorite holiday tradition, complete with that “fra-gee-lay” leg lamp of a major award, the pink bunny suit, the stuck tongue and that genuine Red Ryder 300-shot range model air rifle Read more

News Briefs - New York

CHAMPLAIN | With state aid at recent highs and a mounting list of mandated repairs, Northeastern Clinton Central School administrators say now is the time to act. Read more

The Sun

StarTrek-Generation

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TICONDEROGA | Essex County supervisors voted this week to initiate a process that will transform a decaying downtown Ticonderoga property into a tourist destination for legions of dedicated Star Trek fans. Read more

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Rental Permits

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PLATTSBURGH | The city of Plattsburgh will be holding a public hearing on the recently added Local Law P-6 of 2019, as part of the Building Code Administration and Enforcement in Plattsburgh’s City Code. Read more

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Local protest

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton, Essex and Franklin County District came to the Clinton County Mental Health and Addiction Amphitheater to criticize the impacts of the Bail and Discovery Reform laws, which will go into effect on New Year’s Day 2020. Read more

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Carbon Dividend

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PLATTSBURGH | As another act to make The City of Plattsburgh a New York State Climate Smart Community, the city council voted to join together with the Town of Plattsburgh and municipalities to reduce greenhouse emissions with a new act. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Adirondack Christkindlmarkt, a holiday festival embracing a centuries-old European tradition, is returning to Lake George Festival Commons Friday, Dec. 6, through Sunday, Dec. 8 Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ti Chamber, local businesses partner for an evening of holiday music, lights, specials Read more

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  • Miles Thomas House Dollar General

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    Miles Thomas House Dollar General

    The Victorian 1870s-era Miles Thomas House at 3847 Main St. in Warrensburg sits on the lot where a 9,100 square-feet Dollar General Store is to be built if a developer’s plans become reality. Several local citizens are seeking an interpretation of the town zoning laws from the Warrensburg Zoning Board of Appeals, and a public hearing has been scheduled on the issue for 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25 at the town hall — and citizens interested in the town’s future are urged to attend.

  • Stewart's Grand Opening - Chester

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    Stewart's Grand Opening - Chester

    While people were packing the new enlarged Chester Stewart’s Shop for its grand-opening celebration, area officials and community members gathered in front of the convenience store for a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Holding up the ends of the ribbon are (left side, left to right): Glens Falls YMCA’s Brian Bearor, state Assemblyman Dan Stec and U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, and (left side) Chester town board member Karen DuRose — while store manager Vicky Tucker (center) prepares to cut the ribbon. Representatives of the North Warren Chamber of Commerce and the Tri-Lakes Community Alliance were also on hand.

  • Port Henry beach on Lake Champlain

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    Port Henry beach on Lake Champlain

    The Port Henry beach on Lake Champlain suffered significant damage in a Halloween storm said to be the worst since Irene in 2011.

  • Fox and Fern Owners

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    Fox and Fern Owners

    Owners Lynne Reale (left) and Mariann Rapple (right) stand in front of their newly opened shop, the Fox and Fern.