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NORTH COUNTRY | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Plattsburgh) and Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) have announced that they introduced “The Randy Preston Salt Reduction Act” to tackle road salt pollution in the Adirondacks. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | A recent four-day survey of Lake George for Asian Clams indicates that these mollusks have spread to three new sites in Lake George, joining 24 other sites where the invasive species has been found. Read more

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BRANT LAKE | The Adirondack Lakes Alliance has honored Town of Horicon Supervisor Matt Simpson for his half-dozen years of advocacy work towards protecting the environmental quality of lakes and rivers in the Adirondacks. Read more

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BLOOMINGDALE | A love of bees and brews have fused to reclaim a storefront long vacant here. Two young families hand-picked the spot at the old Blooming Market to blend craft brewing and an apiary. Read more

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KEENE | This past Father’s Day weekend, the Department of Environmental Conservation began a no-parking policy on Route 73 stretching from Keene to Lake Placid, at highly popular and overrun trail heads to several locations. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County WIC Program hosted a new event - Food and Fun Friday - at its Elizabethtown location on Water Street on the Public Health building lawn May 31. Read more

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PAUL SMITHS | Paul Smith’s College has introduced a new bachelor’s degree in disaster management and response, reflecting a growing demand for professionals tasked with responding to natural and man-made disasters around the world. Read more

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RAY BROOK | Three Paul Smith’s scientists painted a troubled climatic future for the Adirondacks if the world doesn’t get serious about carbon emissions. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Top winter athletes from throughout the state of New York will make their way to the North Country Jan. 31 through Feb. 3 for the 2019 Empire State Winter Games. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Video gaming, or e-sports, has found a home at the Empire State Winter Games. Read more

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WILMINGTON | Based on all the data, this should have been a terrible year for ticks, particularly those in the nymph stage, which is primarily blamed for the transmission of lyme disease. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Local products, such as Nettle Meadow Farm goat cheese and Martha’s ice cream, will be sold at the new Adirondack Welcome Center now under construction on the Adirondack Northway (I-87) between exits 17 and 18 in Queensbury. Read more

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PERU | Beyond a rich sea of open farmland, past the silos stretching toward endless blue sky and rolling hills dotted with wandering horses, a chef reigns over his professional in-home kitchen setup. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | State agencies are holding the salt. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As Lyme disease continues to spread throughout northern New York, state and federal authorities have rolled out aggressive new efforts to combat the bacterial disease, which a state task force has referred to as a “ticking time bomb.” Read more

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ALBANY | Local National Grid customers will see an 11 percent increase in their electricity and gas rates over the next three years. Read more

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PAUL SMITH'S | For the first time, Paul Smith’s College will be offering a women’s hockey program in the heart of the Adirondacks. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE |  A new outdoor classroom on campus at North Country Community College (NCCC) is now open. Read more

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PAUL SMITHS | Ma’ikwe Ludwig, a TEDx speaker and longtime sustainable community activist, will lead a presentation and workshop at the Paul Smith’s College VIC on Nov. 1. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Scientific evidence is mounting on the impacts of road salt on Adirondack lakes and watersheds. Read more

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