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SARANAC LAKE | Saranac Lake Winter Carnival’s Gala Parade is legend. The celebration last Saturday drew thousands to the streets here under perfect blue skies and bright sun. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Same place, same dates, same streets, 40 years since and the legacy continues in honor of the XIII Olympic Winter Games. Read more

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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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PERU | For the sixth straight year, members of Peru’s volunteer fire department helped get the community pumped up for Christmas by parading through neighborhoods with their trucks decked out with holiday decorations and lights. Read more

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Rain didn’t dampen the holiday spirit at this year’s annual Cadyville Community Tree Lighting held on Dec. 14. A large crowd gathered for the fire-apparatus parade which featured lighted trucks and floats from fire departments and businesses. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | The Town of North Creek held its 23rd annual three day Lights On! event the first weekend of December. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Schroon Lake will celebrate its 34th annual Olde Thyme Christmas starting on Tuesday as, according to Chamber Executive Director Susan Palisano, “the town looks like a Christmas card.” Read more

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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

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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

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LAKE GEORGE | The Village of Lake’s George’s popular “Lite Up the Village” event, scheduled for the afternoon of Saturday Nov. 30, has for 21 prior years heralded the arrival of Christmas, attracting up to 3,000 people —sparking their holiday spirit. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration of 2019 will start Sept. 12 and continue until Sept. 15. The theme for this year’s commemoration event is “Red, White and Blue.” Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga has had the title of Best 4th in the North for so long that no one can remember exactly who it was that gave it the name. But needless to say, it was a designation that came as the result of a lot of hard work. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Mayor’s Cup Regatta & Festival is returning for its 42nd year to the City of Plattsburgh, hosted by the Sunrise Rotary. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Tens of thousands of two-wheeled enthusiasts will be rolling into Lake George Village this week as Americade — the nation’s premier touring motorcycle rally — returns in its 37th edition with new attractions and features. Read more

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Memorial Day is an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | All are invited to experience the Ticonderoga area Memorial Day Weekend with multiple celebrations, events and family focused opportunities in Hague, Crown Point and Ticonderoga. Read more

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POTTERSVILLE | The Town of Chester’s project to paint its municipal water tank on Spring Street will likely be costing taxpayers far less than estimated late last year. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | A festive party celebrating Irish heritage — annually embraced by people all over the Capital Region and beyond — is to be held next weekend in Lake George. Read more

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INDIAN LAKE | The annual SNOCADE winter festival will be held in Indian Lake Feb. 15-24. Read more

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