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Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of our late president, stated her opposition to the Adirondack Northway being presently built on the grounds that it would “destroy those beautiful pines.” Read more

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POTTERSVILLE | Members of two Pottersville congregations — SonRise Lutheran Church and Christ Episcopal Church — recently presented a $9,000 check to Schroon Lake Community Church officials. Read more

The Sun

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POTTERSVILLE — Prominent area citizen Harry Bollback, 94 — a veteran, a missionary and co-founder of the worldwide Word of Life Ministries — was honored by about 85 people gathered to watch a “Hometown Hero” banner be installed on a utility pole. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Town of Chester Supervisor Craig Leggett gazed up at two banners — hanging side-by-side on a utility pole in Pottersville — depicting local veterans Harry Smith Jr. and his father Harry Smith. Read more

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Because of the troubling times that we all live in currently, many of us think nostalgically of “the good old days.” Upon reading the newspapers of a hundred years ago, we come to realize that life back than was far from serene and held many... Read more

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POTTERSVILLE | Two congregations located in northern Warren County are jointly sponsoring their popular German-themed festival soon, and proceeds of the event are to be donated to the congregation of Schroon Lake Community Church to rebuild... Read more

The Sun

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NORTHERN WARREN COUNTY | Within a few months, the images of past and present local U.S. military personnel will be prominently displayed alongside main roadways in the towns of Chester and Horicon, as a result of a program initiated by a local... Read more

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I recently heard of the closing of Mountainside Christian Academy in Schroon Lake. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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CHESTER | The Town of  Chester is again seeking federal funding to replace aging pipes that deliver drinking water to households and businesses in the hamlet of Pottersville. Read more

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The grass has risen… The music furnished by the Warrensburgh band for the Memorial Day exercises was excellent and was the subject of much favorite comment. The band plans many open-air concerts for this coming summer. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | The North Country Ministry’s annual Spring Gala will take place Friday, April 26, at The Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls. Read more

The Sun

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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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WARRENSBURG | Warren County government has requested all their municipal officials to prioritize their local infrastructure needs — and the county may provide financial assistance for upgrades and repair, town officials recently revealed. Read more

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CHESTER | Upgrading Chestertown infrastructure, making progress on upgrades to the Pottersville water system and boosting services to youth and the elderly are top priorities for the town of Chester government in 2019, Supervisor Craig Leggett has an Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | The events of 2018 in Warren County generated a number of dramatic headlines — both welcome and unwelcome — and other developments reflected merely incremental progress on one front or another. Read more

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POTTERSVILLE | Water customers in Pottersville are likely to receive an early Christmas present — an ample supply of clear water on tap after enduring years of an insufficient water supply, low pressure and aerated water flowing from their faucets. Read more

The Sun

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CHESTERTOWN | The Town of Chester is poised to undertake a major project — painting the municipal water tank — which is expected to cost several hundred thousand dollars. Read more

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CHESTER | The Town of Chester has been ramping up its campaign to boost the ambiance of the town, and it is now seeking sponsors for further beautification efforts. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Warrensburg Fire Chief Kevin Roth looked out over the dozens of firefighters and other emergency responders — surrounded by about 120 area citizens — who gathered to participate in the annual Sept. 11 memorial ceremony... Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | One of the goals of the Economic Development Initiative developed by the Town of Chester and the North Warren Chamber of Commerce is to get small businesses to locate in the downtown and, hopefully, to offer jobs. Read more

The Sun

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    Gathering to honor Harry Bollback (front, center) at the Sept. 30 installation of his ‘Hometown Hero’ banner in Pottersville, were family members (rear, left to right): John Nelson, Suely Cecil, Cindi Bollback, Larry Bollback, and Elizabeth Nelson.

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    Harry Bollback expresses thanks to area citizens for their friendship and support through the years during a ceremony Sept. 30 in Pottersville honoring him for his service to the nation. Event emcee Harry Brundage, Commander of VFW Post 5513, holds the microphone.

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    Larry Bollback (left and town employee Brett Hitchcock install a banner recognizing Larry’s father, Harry Bollback, for his service in the Marine Corps in World War II. Harry served in combat as a radio operator in the Battle of Peleliu, in which 9,800 U.S. soldiers died or were wounded — about 40 percent of all American forces deployed there. The banner hangs on a utility pole in Pottersville at the intersection of Route 9 and Glendale Road.