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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

The Sun

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WARRENSBURG | Each year, hundreds of area citizens gather to bid on gift baskets as a way to contribute to a time-honored charity that brightens the holiday season for dozens of local families. Read more

The Sun

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QUEENSBURY | This November, residents of New York state will have new options on when they can vote. Read more

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County supervisors at their August meeting for performing her work with diligence and dedication — and for accomplishing tasks beyond her job description. Read more

The Sun

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WARRENSBURG | A local entrepreneur has achieved remarkable success through his innovative approach to a fitness enterprise that promotes area citizens’ wellness, and his efforts have been rewarded with a notable honor. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | This year, an array of signs and banners have been hung without authorization on a fence at the southern entrance to Lake George Village, and town leaders are dismayed over the haphazard appearance — and they pledged at... Read more

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A dear friend from high school now resides in Florida with her husband and they spend several months “up North” during the summer. She and I make sure to get together as often as possible for lunch during these short months. Read more

Community Columnists

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In the last year, there has been much written and discussed about the safety of intersections. One such example is the intersection at Route 9 and Water Street in Elizabethtown. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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CHESTERTOWN | With the Chestertown Rotary Club now completing its 70th year of service to the communities of northern Warren County, several local Rotarians talked this week about the club’s activities, events and community service work... Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The streets of Lake George may be bathed in a new glow — a hue that may save taxpayers cash —  if a proposal before the village board materializes. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Over the past several weeks, Warrensburg’s public spaces have been aglow in holiday lighting... Read more

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BENNINGTON | Downtown Bennington is shown in this University of Vermont photograph. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga has been selected as a trailhead for the planned Empire State Trail, a multi-use route expected to open in 2020. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Two county offices are in the process of moving: one into new facilities at the Essex County Fairgrounds in Westport and one out of historic headquarters there. 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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CHESTERFIELD | Essex County lawmakers are asking the state Department of Transportation to study a traffic light located off the Adirondack Northway they contend poses a danger for motorcyclists. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Work is now underway to convert the blinking traffic light at the intersection of Route 9 and Water Street in Elizabethtown to a four-way stop. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | A preferred route for extending the Warren County Bikeway to Warrensburg has been chosen after a months-long feasibility study was conducted recently by Alta Planning & Design. Read more

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POTTERSVILLE | Streetscape improvements could develop into safer intersection Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Following the state’s decision to convert the blinking traffic light governing a major thoroughfare in Elizabethtown to a four-way stop, residents have launched a social media campaign designed to promote an alternative proposal. Read more

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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.