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NORTH HUDSON | After months of delays, the Paradox Brewery is rolling out barrels of beer at its new plant off the Northway’s Exit 29, the first privately owned piece of what the state hopes is a comprehensive development at the former Frontier Town. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Schroon Lake will celebrate its 34th annual Olde Thyme Christmas starting on Tuesday as, according to Chamber Executive Director Susan Palisano, “the town looks like a Christmas card.” Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Twenty businesses in and around Schroon Lake will join other communities this week celebrating Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30, according to Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Susan Palisano. Read more

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Schroon Lake | The Schroon Lake Senior Citizens Club has a busy December calendar filled with lots of holiday activities. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | A man who was renowned internationally in the world of  theater — and in his later years founded Our Town Theatre Group in North Creek — was remembered fondly this week by friends and associates after his passing. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Former Drake’s is now the Trail Break restaurant Read more

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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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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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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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    Barry Pitkin is the owner of Trail Break restaurant and motel, in Schroon Lake.