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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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WARRENSBURG — Applications are now being accepted from Warrensburg Central School students for both downhill and Nordic skiing at Gore Mountain and the North Creek Ski Bow, ­at discounted prices, through programs sponsored by the town of Warrensburg. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Momentum is now surging to establish a performing arts center in Lake George, but the nature of such a venue, its financial viability and its cost has sparked public controversy. Read more

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SCHUYLERVILLE | The intense focus of the Warrensburg-North Warren football team’s defense and the Burghers’ potent rushing offense were key elements in the squad’s 28-18 defeat of Chatham Nov. 9 to capture their second straight Section II title. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | In the Nov. 5 general election in Warren County, three incumbent supervisors fought off challenges, while Thurman Supervisor Cynthia Hyde lost her re-election bid. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | A wide range of concepts for programming at a proposed Chester Senior Center were presented by local citizens recently Read more

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ATHOL | Two candidates are competing for a two-year term as Thurman town supervisor; two are seeking the position of town clerk; and four are vying for two board seats. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | In the Town of Chester, two candidates are seeking a four-year term as town supervisor and three are looking to fill two town board seats. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | In the Town of Johnsburg, two candidates are seeking a two-year term as Town Supervisor; three candidates are running for two board seats; and two candidates are vying for the post of Johnsburg Highway Superintendent. Read more

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THURMAN | The 12th-annual Thurman Barn Party & Auction held by Roy and Jamiee Ross raised a substantial sum Oct. 12 to help the family of a prominent area resident who is dealing with a serious illness. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Each year, hundreds of area citizens gather to bid on gift baskets as a way to contribute to a time-honored charity that brightens the holiday season for dozens of local families. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Three candidates for two Lake George town board seats presented their views to the public at a “Meet the Candidates Night” set for 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, in the town hall off Old Post Road. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Dennis “Denny” Galloway, a citizen of Lake George who for six decades has committed countless hours to community service, is to be honored by the Lake George Rotary Club at a banquet set for Oct. 23 at the Lake George Holiday Inn. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | This November, residents of New York state will have new options on when they can vote. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The person overseeing all of Lake George Village’s infrastructure is retiring and his associate of recent years will be taking over his position. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | This year, Johnsburg High School has taken a significant step forward in their engineering and information technology instruction — as they have hired a teacher to focus on these fields. 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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LAKE GEORGE | A recent four-day survey of Lake George for Asian Clams indicates that these mollusks have spread to three new sites in Lake George, joining 24 other sites where the invasive species has been found. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Renowned for its family-friendly vibe, the Adirondack Balloon Festival took place last weekend as its 47th annual edition is held in Queensbury and Glens Falls. 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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CHESTERTOWN | A wide range of concepts for programming at a proposed Chester Senior Center were presented by local citizens recently Read more

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QUEENSBURY | This November, residents of New York state will have new options on when they can vote. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Warren County’s chief executive advised county supervisors Aug. 16 to set aside money for upgrades to SUNY Adirondack’s facilities so the college can continue to attract and retain students. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Warren County government made a substantial change in their judicial system last week that is intended to protect the Constitutional rights of suspects, uphold the public’s right to witness court proceedings and protect the safety... Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | Watching the 26 seniors at North Warren High School go onstage for their graduation ceremony June 29, school counselor Mike Terrio said they were an accomplished, talented group of students. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The graduation exercises of Lake George High School Class of 2019 occurring on June 29 focused on the theme “Time Flies,” narrated by seven of the 10 top students of the Class of ‘67 commissioned to talk about past, present and future. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | In several years, the Lake George Village may have a major new attraction that will introduce area visitors to a revered century-old tradition in upstate New York — an Adirondack fire tower. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | During commencement exercises held June 28, graduating seniors of Warrensburg High School praised their teachers, parents and the area communities for their supportive, embracing spirit. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Warren County’s primary election June 25 offered up some surprises, chiefly because of some of the unexpected wide margins between several of the candidates. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | Summerfest, the Town of Chester’s annual warm-weather festival — to be held Saturday, July 6, in a time-frame condensed from prior years — is featuring several new attractions in its 2019 edition. Read more

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CHESTER | The Town of  Chester is again seeking federal funding to replace aging pipes that deliver drinking water to households and businesses in the hamlet of Pottersville. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | Dogs in northern Warren County will soon be able to congregate and cavort while their owners enjoy views of the surrounding wooded hills and a picturesque pond, if plans presented last week to the Johnsburg Town Board are realized. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | Prominent area high school athletes excelling in spring sports have recently been awarded all-star status. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Despite their qualms about the potential impact on local taxpayers, Lake George Village trustees committed this week to the construction of the new $24 million sewage treatment plant that has been years in development. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | More than 120 wineries, craft beverage producers, artisan food crafters and food trucks are slated to be participating in this weekend’s fifth-annual Adirondack Wine & Food Festival in the Lake George Festival Commons. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | A school district that has hosted a lot of innovation through the years can now claim another rare phenomenon. Read more

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MOREAU | The Lake George softball team’s sectional tournament campaign ended June 4, as Chatham  outscored the Warriors, 5-3, in the Section II Class C championship game held at Moreau Recreational Park. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Leaders of the Town of Warrensburg have moved forward on their effort to expand the municipality’s hamlet as well as increase the size of its primary sewer district. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Concerned over projected huge future increases in local taxes and sewer charges, Town of Lake George officials suggested June 10 that the pending construction of a new $24 million municipal sewer treatment plant be shelved... Read more

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WARRENSBURG | The appearance of neighborhoods across Warren County — and a riverside area in Warrensburg — are likely to improve in the future, according to actions undertaken recently by town and county leaders. Read more

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    Lake George municipal leaders have taken an initial step in establishing a concert hall/events center in the village, and the preferred venue is considered to be the Lake George Forum, which has only hosted several events in the past year. Although enthusiasm has blossomed recently for such a civic center, some people have questioned its financial viability as well as whether it is appropriate or possible for The Forum or any other building to adequately serve as both a performing arts center and a convention hall.

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    Kathi Davis of Chestertown jots down ideas that about 35 area citizens suggested — in a Sept. 30 public meeting — for programming and activities to be sponsored by a proposed Senior Center in the town of Chester. Prompting ideas from the audience is Greg Gross (background).

  • Adirondack Gateway Council CEO Ed Bartholomew talks to members of the Warrensburg economic development committee this summer about approaches to building commerce and building a local sustainable economy.

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    Lake George Wastewater Treatment Plant supervisor Tim Shudt explains the steps of processing sewage during a 2012 tour of the facility. Monday, the village board enacted a moratorium on sewer hookups for commercial and multi-family developments while local officials pursue plans for a major renovation or replacement of the treatment plant.

  • During the 2013 edition of the World’s Largest Garage Sale, bargain-hunters walk up Main St. in Warrensburg. The sale offers virtually everything from dollar-store items, tools and household goods to valuable antiques and rare collectibles. This year’s great sale, officially to be held Saturday Oct. 3 through Sunday Oct. 4, is to offer train rides for visitors seeking to avoid the traffic and parking woes — as well as the ‘Family Fun Zone’ which features free entertainment and activities for those weary of shopping.

  • This three-bedroom ranch home assessed at $121,600, was among 65 or so properties sold at a previous tax-sale auction.