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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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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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QUEENSBURY | Renowned for its family-friendly vibe, the Adirondack Balloon Festival is scheduled to occur this weekend as its 47th annual edition is held in Queensbury and Glens Falls. Read more

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The addition of North Warren athletes to the Warrensburg football team means the Burghers will likely have added depth and a more prominent presence in Section II Class D competition. Read more

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CLIFTON PARK | The looming mandate for vehicle owners to obtain new license plates — whether they need them or not — was denounced last week as an extraneous tax on motorists and a burden on DMV staff by area county clerks who teamed up... Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | An outdoor education area operated by the Lake George Association in late spring and early fall on village recreation center property is about to become more accommodating for students learning about stream ecology. Read more

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TOWN OF CHESTER | The Chestertown Rotary Cub just entered a new era this summer, as the community-service organization elected Nan Williams as president and Debra Eves as vice president. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Two coaches representing four softball teams are seeking to establish their enterprises in Lake George and use the village recreation facilities as their home ballfields. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The 2019 Lake George Jazz Weekend, considered one of the premier festivals of its kind nationally, will be featuring a lineup of internationally acclaimed musicians when it returns to the village Saturday Sept. 14 and Sunday Sept. 15... Read more

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County supervisors at their August meeting for performing her work with diligence and dedication — and for accomplishing tasks beyond her job description. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | The intermediate phase of Warrensburg Central School District’s multi-year, $11 million facilities renovation project is set to be accomplished by mid-September. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | The fruit that is regarded a love charm in traditional folklore will be celebrated at a family-oriented fall festival Friday Sept. 13, as the Warrensburgh Farmers’ Market holds its 6th annual Apple Festival in the Warrensburg Riverside Read more

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CHESTER | A movement is now underway to establish a senior center in Chestertown that will offer a variety of activities geared for area residents in their 60s and older. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The projected cost of Lake George Village’s wastewater treatment plant increased this week as the village board learned that engineering oversight and inspection and related costs will rise by $248,690. 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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POTTERSVILLE | Two congregations located in northern Warren County are jointly sponsoring their popular German-themed festival soon, and proceeds of the event are to be donated to the congregation of Schroon Lake Community Church to rebuild... Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Move over, Nashville, Tennessee; Upqua, Oregon; Smyrna, Delaware;  and Springfield, Missouri — Lake George Village is likely to join your exclusive group. 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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BRANT LAKE | The town of Horicon is going to follow in the footsteps of Los Angeles and Austin as it seeks to spice up its tourism with a brand-new attraction. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | This weekend, dozens of police and other law officers will be enjoying camaraderie and relaxation as the third annual Law Enforcement Officers Weekend is held in Lake George Village. Read more

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  • 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.

  • Bob Roberts of Queensbury talks to Warren County supervisors July 28 about his late daughter’s service to area communities — and to the nation — as a paramedic. Listening (rear) are Queensbury at-large Supervisor Mark Westcott and Roberts’ wife Cindy. The Roberts couple’s request to have a local pedestrian bridge named in memory of Kristie was endorsed by the supervisors that serve on the county Public Works Committee.

  • One of Warren County’s dozen-plus emergency response vehicles sits outside the county Municipal Center. With the vehicles left outside through the winter, emergency personnel might not be able to respond in a timely manner to a calamity occurring during a major snowstorm, the county Emergency Services Services Director Brian LaFlure warned this week. Also, the equipment, worth over $1 million, is degrading due to its exposure to the weather. LaFlure suggested that a garage be built to house the vehicles and equipment.