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BRANT LAKE | The Adirondack Lakes Alliance has honored Town of Horicon Supervisor Matt Simpson for his half-dozen years of advocacy work towards protecting the environmental quality of lakes and rivers in the Adirondacks. Read more

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BOLTON LANDING | A presentation on aquatic and terrestrial invasive plants — and how property owners can effectively and safely remove them — is to be held from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday Aug. 15 at the Hague Community Center. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | A local emergency medical technician walked up to the entrance of the Wayne Stock music festival Aug. 3 — the second day of the two-day event held in North Creek Ski Bowl Park —and he introduced himself to Tammy Bukovinsky... Read more

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June 6 the City of Plattsburgh Common Council appointed a task force to become a climate smart community focusing on reducing recourses and energy consumption. You can’t be serious? 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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LAKE GEORGE | Local municipal officials and leaders of environmental organizations expressed appreciation to U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik last week for her help in lining up a $500,000 grant to pay toward construction of the village’s new sewer plant... Read more

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Donald Trump loves to go to the Carolinas for his rallies, he knows that he can “Gin Up” the southerners with his xenophobic remarks. He knows that they love it, and they will stroke his ego. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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As an actuary who spent most of my career in support of federal pension regulation, I am never comfortable with those who wish to use tax policy to turn much-needed pension provision into estate-building vehicles. Read more

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Memorial Day has come and gone, “D-Day” has come and gone. July 4 just went by. All those days are observed because they yielded us our freedoms, which are not free! Read more

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The old saying is that everything changes while everything remains the same. I look back at the way we are now and at things as they were 100 years ago and it is almost like the same play but with different actors. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Laurel Carroll has joined Sun Community News & Printing as a news clerk working out of the Ticonderoga office. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | Wayne Stock, northern Warren County’s premier music festival, returns to North Creek Ski Bowl Park this weekend for its 12th edition — with a strong lineup of 13 bands over two days. Read more

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BRANT LAKE | A treasured Brant Lake community tradition is about to be resurrected. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Projects to improve Warrensburg’s water supply and sewage treatment have moved forward in July. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Plans to erect an Adirondack fire tower as a tourist attraction in Lake George’s Charles Wood Park took a major step forward last week after both Warren County and Lake George Village took action toward having one erected. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Whether it was due to the balmy weather or a strong area economy, a robust crowd turned out for the 57th-annual Smoke Eaters’ Jamboree held last weekend by the Warrensburg Volunteer Fire Company. Read more

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MALTA | The 155th-annual gathering of the descendants of James Baker will be held Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Malta Community Park. This year’s reunion will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | The annual Adirondack Guide Olympics that challenges the skills of river-rafting guides on the Hudson River was held July 26 — and it featured intense but friendly competition. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | For two generations of North Country families, the Smoke Eaters’ Jamboree has been a favorite midsummer event combining aspects of a carnival and an old-time country fair. Read more

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