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PORT HENRY | Hikers will descend on Port Henry June 1 for the Moriah Challenge, in which they have one day to complete four trails. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Moriah senior Madison Olcott leads the list of local basketball players named to the 2018-19 girls New York State Sportswriter’s Association All State team. Read more

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PORT HENRY | The Saranac varsity softball team scored 21 runs on 13 hits Thursday in a 21-14 win over the Moriah Vikings. Read more

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PORT HENRY | The Plattsburgh High varsity baseball team took a little while to get warmed up after getting off the bus in Port Henry Tuesday. Read more

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PORT HENRY | A proposed hike in the Essex County room tax from 3 percent to 5 percent has Moriah inn owners concerned that their businesses will be hurt, a point that’s contested by town officials. Read more

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HAGUE | Taxes are no laughing matter. Unless, maybe, you have your taxes done for free by Hague AARP Tax-Aide, where tax season becomes a time of friendship, renewing old acquaintances and even sharing a joke or two. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Sightings of the sea monster known as Champ — and don’t dare call him mythical — have been reported up and down the length of Lake Champlain, but he makes his home in Port Henry... Read more

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PORT HENRY | When people with physical challenges have business with the Town of Moriah they call employees in advance, who will then meet them outside the rampless office building at their cars. Read more

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CROWN POINT | Fans of the historic site and campground at Crown Point reacted with enthusiasm last week to state plans for a new Unit Management Plan that will serve as a blueprint for how the properties are used and improved. Read more

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Moriah seeking members for Port Henry campgrounds committee Read more

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PORT HENRY | Medical marijuana has the potential to treat a far-ranging list of maladies, from chronic pain to anxiety, representatives of a North Country dispensary told a meeting of the Moriah Chamber of Commerce last week. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County is considering creating a land bank to address problem properties and reduce blight. Read more

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PORT HENRY | The Moriah Vikings surged in the second half of their Tuesday game against Northern Adirondack, outscoring the Bobcats 30-14 to score a 53-34 win, claiming the CVAC Division II title yet again. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | In March of 1920, the spunky and adventuresome silent film star Pearl White was in the village of Port Henry shooting a picture about Alaska. Read more

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Imagine: You’ve always wanted to visit northern New York, so when your bike-touring friends decide to ride the Empire State Trail, you are ready to go. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Auditions had been over for an hour when Aengus Andrew walked into the room. He was 11 at the time. Read more

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PORT HENRY | The Moriah varsity boys basketball team used their speed to jump out to an early lead and keep rival Ticonderoga at bay in a 67-38 win Wednesday. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | An enthusiastic audience at the spacious Strand Center Theatre in Plattsburgh was told Saturday night that, for the first time since 1929, a film had sold out the house. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A new multi-use trail is poised to span the state, stretching from New York City up through Capital Region and towards the Adirondack Mountains along scenic Lake Champlain vistas before terminating at the Canadian border. Read more

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PORT HENRY | The high cost of living in Vermont has sent some people packing for the Western shores of Lake Champlain, which Moriah Chamber of Commerce President Renee Anderson believes has contributed to an uptick in commercial activity... Read more

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