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Keith Lobdell

PLATTSBURGH | The Beekmantown Eagles, AuSable Valley Patriots and Chazy Eagles are the top seeds in the Section VII girls soccer tournament starting this week, as each will look to Defend the crown they won a year ago. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | A decade ago, Muhammad “Mo” Ahmad was a businessman splitting his time between New York City and northern New Jersey when a friend told him about a business opportunity, a Sunoco station, in a place called Schroon Lake. 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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TICONDEROGA | The International Paper Foundation recently awarded a grant to the Ticonderoga Area BackPack Program 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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SCHROON LAKE | The Schroon Lake Association held its annual “State of the Town and State of the Lake” meeting at the Schroon Lake Central School auditorium recently. The summer’s end gathering of local officials and experts invested in the Schroon... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A third, and final, hearing on the local Essex County Coroner Law reform was held recently after a Board of Supervisors Ways and Means meeting. The law that was voted in Aug. 5, is the fourth to pass this year by the current board. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | The annual Warren County Youth Fair returns for 2019 with several new attractions linked to a theme of “sustainable living.” Read more

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HORICON | A much-anticipated community event held annually in a hamlet near the border of Warren and Essex counties — and which features live music, dancing, food and raffles as well as dozens of yard sales — has a new focus this year. Read more

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CHAMPLAIN/PLATTSBURGH | Hudson Headwaters Health Network (HHHN) is bringing on four new primary care physicians and a nurse practitioner between the Champlain and newer Plattsburgh locations. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Small, rural libraries dot the North Country, not just lending books, but acting as research desks, art galleries, schools, continuing education centers, concert halls and social hubs dedicated to serving the people of Adirondack... Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Silence might be golden, but actor Buster Keaton took it one better. “Silence is of the gods,” he said. “Only monkeys chatter.” Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Abigail and Molly Wisser, now just out of college, wanted summer jobs where they would be able to give something back to the Schroon Lake community that they love. They had no idea how meaningful a contribution that would be. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Derrick Denteh knows a thing or two about changing cultures. When he was 3, his parents felt he needed to spend some of his formative years in his ancestral homeland of Ghana, so then sent him from his home in the Bronx... Read more

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In response to Dan Alexander’s thoughts on Independence Day — from the tiniest of wildflowers in the high desert, to the raging power of the Colorado river, to St. Jude’s hospital, I for one, do not take America’s gifts for granted. Sadly, many do. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Like the ivy at Wrigley Field, Eurasian watermilfoil dies back in the winter then springs to life with a vengeance come spring. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | The locally produced film “Garrow” is continuing to sell out shows across the Adirondacks, and starting Saturday will begin a six-day run at The Strand in Schroon Lake. Read more

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

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The New York State Outdoor Writers held their spring rendezvous in Schroon Lake recently. We were given a warm reception from the Chamber of Commerce, and the key to the city as they say. Read more

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