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PORT HENRY | AdkAction and Mountain Lake Services will open a farm store in Port Henry in July, selling local and regional produce, bread, meat, eggs, dairy and value-added products in the Mountain Weavers Guild storefront on Main Street... Read more

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KEESEVILLE | AdkAction is looking to expand its fresh-market “Farmacy” model to a second location in Essex County. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | The partial government shutdown will be affecting Warren County citizens who utilize various social services programs. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | As the government shutdown lumbers on with no end in sight, county officials have begun to field calls about Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Read more

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WILLSBORO | George Sayward said the dairy industry is as bad as he’s ever seen it in his four decades as a farmer. Read more

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Life brings extra challenges to people with a disability. Putting food on the table should not be one of them. Read more

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Some of your neighbors are hungry and many of them are children. As they leave the security of meals at school, summer fun might be tinged with a grumbling stomach. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | The House will vote on a bill this week that proposes implementing stricter work requirements on food stamp recipients. Read more

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JOHNSBURG | Every Tuesday between 1 and 3 p.m. and 5 and 7 p.m., residents from all over Johnsburg visit the Adirondack Outreach Community Center to use the food pantry or Family Clothing Center, among other services offered by the agency. Read more

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KEESEVILLE | A fresh market grocery is preparing to open downtown here, bringing food and local products in daily from surrounding farms. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN — About 100 families take advantage of the Chestertown Food Pantry every month. Read more

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“In our family are gathered everyone from the abject poor of Essex County in New York to the enlightened affluent of the gold coasts of both ends of our nation.” Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — President Trump’s budget blueprint calls for deep cuts in domestic programming in favor of steep increases in defense spending. Read more

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ATHOL — Functioning with a full roster of council members for the first time this year, the Thurman town board tackled a full slate of town business March 8. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County officials have completed their 2016-2017 Biennial Temporary Assistance and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) employment plan and it is now available for review. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Volunteers in dozens of communities have mobilized to ensure not a single family will go to bed hungry this holiday season. Read more

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TICONDEROGA — All students in the Ticonderoga and Schroon Lake school districts have been cleared to receive free breakfasts and lunch during the school year, according to district superintendents. Read more

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