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Low cost government entertainment I find that listening to the nightly news these days is much more amusing that reading a good book. The late, great showman P.T. Barnum used to brag that his freak show, organized in 1881, was the “greatest show on Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County suffered $4 million worth of damage from a Halloween storm that felled trees, washed-out roads, downed power lines and caused significant destruction to private property. 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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WARRENSBURG | Nationally renowned, Warrensburg's World's Largest Garage Sale annually attracts shoppers and vendors from all over the northeastern U.S. and beyond, to browse for an unbelievable array of bargains. 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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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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SARANAC LAKE | The Adirondack Association of Towns and Villages (AATV) convened at historic Hotel Saranac in Saranac Lake for their annual summer meeting recently. 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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When the ice went out of the Schroon River on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 26 and 27, 1919, it took with it six of 10 new piers and three old ones belonging to the Schroon River Pulp and Paper Company in Burnhamville... Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | Jazmin Powell stood on the doorstep of her home on Schroon River Forest Road in Chester and looked at the floodwaters — thigh deep in some places — surrounding her home. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | Even though the snows of winter are still blanketing the ground, the campers of summer are planning where they will be pitching a tent or parking an RV in another five months. Read more

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Believe it or not, spring will eventually come our way. It’s 10 below as I write this, but I do have high hopes. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | The state received approval from the Adirondack Park Agency last week to proceed with the third phase of a trail system at the redeveloped Frontier Town campground and equestrian center. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Erosion of the river banks along the Schroon River is filling the river with silt, creating a delta at the northern end of Schroon Lake, which having a detrimental effect on the fish habitat and the fish population. Read more

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RAY BROOK | Adirondack Park Agency commissioners on Thursday unanimously approved the permit for the 91-acre Gateway to the Adirondacks at North Hudson project. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | The public got their first look at the Gateway to the Adirondacks in North Hudson project on Monday when state agencies held an open house-type event to showcase early blueprints for the facility. Read more

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HORICON | Voters have approved a constitutional amendment to create a land bank in the Adirondacks and Catskills that will aid localities in public works projects on state Forest Preserve. Read more

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What would you do if a vehicle pulled up in front of your house and the occupants sat down in your yard, drank several beers and broke the bottles? Read more

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As pieces rapidly fall into place, state brass say Gateway to the Adirondacks project is critical in continuing to drive visitation to the Adirondack Park Read more

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