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PORT HENRY | This barn was built for brides and grooms, not horses and cows. Read more

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LEWIS/PORT HENRY | A local 4-Her has won national acclaim, taking third place in Horse Bowl Competition in Louisville, Kentucky. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Demolition was expected to begin this week on the former Mac’s Village Supermarket, which will be razed to make way for a new Stewart’s Shop, Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafava told a town board meeting Thursday. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Town tax rates will be down in Moriah next year after the board agreed to a 2020 budget that largely maintains that status quo. Read more

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WESTPORT | The Westport Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners voted last week to bring plans for their new $3.2 million fire station to vote. Read more

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Port Henry beach on Lake Champlain

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TICONDEROGA | Essex County continued to mop up from a significant flood this week, as state officials surveyed the damage to help determine if the region would be eligible for disaster aid. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Moriah took a step toward waterfront revitalization last week, conceptually approving construction of a rental cabin at its Bulwagga Bay campground. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Champ can run, but he can’t hide. Not forever — at least that is the view of Champ hunter Katy Elizabeth, who has made a career of searching for the fabled Lake Champlain sea creature. And after years on the hunt, now she says she’s... Read more

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PORT HENRY | Local response teams participated in a hazmat drill on Sept. 11 to prepare for a possible oil spill along the route of the Canadian Pacific Rail Co., near Lake Champlain. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Although not permitted to speak for the record, residents of Old Military Road got their point across last week as they stated their objections to a 36,000 propane tank proposed to be located in their midst. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Stewart’s Shops has signed a contract to purchase the Mac’s Supermarket building, which became available last month when the independent grocer announced it would be closing its doors. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Mac’s Village Market, the last remaining supermarket on the Adirondack Coast between Plattsburgh and Ticonderoga, will shut its doors once its current inventory has been sold, a district manager said last week. Read more

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MORIAH | In the Town of Moriah, a substantial bat hibernacula site has been found by New York State Department of Conservation (DEC), at the former Mineville Mines. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Medical personnel and nutritionists at area hospitals have a new prescription to use here: fresh, local produce. Read more

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PORT HENRY | The Town of Moriah has called a special meeting to discuss a way forward for its waterfront after plans to work with an investor to revitalize the campground community failed to gain traction. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | On the morning of Aug. 6, a call was placed to Essex County Dispatch of a fire in progress at 317 Dudley Road in Westport. Emergency responders were on the scene at approximately 8:17 a.m. Read more

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Louise B. Bobbie, age 78, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 5, 2019, at Elderwood Nursing home in Ticonderoga. Read more

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PORT HENRY | The oft-delayed Moriah Hydro power storage project has hit another speed bump that could push final approval of the plan well into 2020, federal officials said during a public hearing last week. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Runners and walkers are being encouraged by the Moriah Chamber of Commerce to participate in the second-annual Moriah Labor Day Dash. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Town of Plattsburgh has unveiled a new sign, funded by a grant from the William G. Pomeroy Foundation, by the Cumberland Head region. Read more

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  • 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.

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