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WARRENSBURG | Several people have stepped down last from their positions on the town of Warrensburg’s governing boards, and other citizens were appointed to take their place. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | After taking the oath of office, new Warren County Sheriff Jim LaFarr said he’d live up to his campaign pledge to focus on “community policing.” Read more

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LAKE LUZERNE | The nationally renowned cheese-making enterprise Nettle Meadow Farm in the town of Thurman is moving its production facilities soon to a landmark building on Route 9N in the town of Lake Luzerne, according to local officials. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | A local woman whose distinguished career of public service spanned four decades passed away last week, and her friends and associates reminisced about her impact on life in the region. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | According to the US Geological Survey, A small-scale earthquake occurred at about 10 p.m. Jan 3 in the southern Adirondacks. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Minutes after he was elected chairman of the Warren County Board of Supervisors Jan. 3, Stony Creek Supervisor Frank Thomas called for investments in the county’s infrastructure and workforce development programs Read more

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Fatal Fire Strodel Home

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WARRENSBURG | A well-known former Warrensburg business proprietor and his wife perished in a fire last week that consumed their Schroon River Road home, according to county and local officials. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Gov. Cuomo’s office announced Jan. 5 that an additional $9.4 million in state grant money is earmarked for the village’s $24 million sewer plant now under construction — and local officials praised the financial commitment Read more

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WARRENSBURG | The Warrensburg girls basketball team continued to advance in their season’s campaign, as they won two games but experienced their first loss of this season. Read more

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COBLESKILL | Warrensburg wrestling team placed second in the annual Battle in the Valley duals-meet wrestling tournament hosted by the Cobleskill-Richmondville wrestling team in Cobleskill, NY. Warrensburg set to host Dual meet on Jan. 4, at 10 a Read more

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John Strong Retiring Handshake

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LAKE GEORGE | For nearly 40 years, John Strong has served as executive director of the Lake George Arts Project — founding, organizing and producing some of the landmark cultural events held in Lake George. Read more

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Boys Baskb LG vs Corinth Luke Pelchar

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ARGYLE | The North Warren boys basketball team remained undefeated as it won the championship of the Argyle Holiday Tournament last weekend. Read more

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Conover 2019 State Of County Speech

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WARREN COUNTY | Warren County is in solid financial shape — a trend developing over recent years which is expected to continue, county Board of Supervisors Chairman Ron Conover told county leaders at their Dec. 20 meeting. Read more

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POTTERSVILLE | Members of two Pottersville congregations — SonRise Lutheran Church and Christ Episcopal Church — recently presented a $9,000 check to Schroon Lake Community Church officials. Read more

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Zach Olden Vs Granville

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WARRENSBURG | After Burgher wrestlers Trlisten Hitchcock and Jacob Clear won the two top weight-class matches with quick pins in a meet Dec. 28 versus Peru. Read more

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War Eagle Mike Springer Vs Granville 2019

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WHITEHALL | A half-dozen wrestlers on the Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George wrestling team fared well despite their team losing four of five matches at the Railroader Duals meet held Dec. 20-21 at Whitehall High School. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | With an intent to minimize the carbon footprint of local government, the Lake George town board is considering entering an electricity purchasing agreement with a company that builds and maintains solar farms in the northeast U.S. Read more

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INDIAN LAKE | Voting residents of the Indian Lake Central School District overwhelmingly approved a $2 million-plus capital project Dec. 3 to update its school facilities. Read more

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STONY CREEK | Thousand Acres Ranch is being revived, and its new owner/proprietor seeks to re-establish the Ranch’s traditional bond with the area communities by inviting people to attend a New Year’s Eve Party. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Within hours of Stec’s announcement, several candidates revealed they had submitted letters of intent with area Republican party officials to run for his 114th district Assembly post. Read more

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LAKE LUZERNE | The nationally renowned cheese-making enterprise Nettle Meadow Farm in the town of Thurman is moving its production facilities soon to a landmark building on Route 9N in the town of Lake Luzerne, according to local officials. Read more

The Sun

Earthquake

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NORTH CREEK | According to the US Geological Survey, A small-scale earthquake occurred at about 10 p.m. Jan 3 in the southern Adirondacks. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Minutes after he was elected chairman of the Warren County Board of Supervisors Jan. 3, Stony Creek Supervisor Frank Thomas called for investments in the county’s infrastructure and workforce development programs Read more

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Fatal Fire Strodel Home

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WARRENSBURG | A well-known former Warrensburg business proprietor and his wife perished in a fire last week that consumed their Schroon River Road home, according to county and local officials. Read more

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Lake George

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LAKE GEORGE | Gov. Cuomo’s office announced Jan. 5 that an additional $9.4 million in state grant money is earmarked for the village’s $24 million sewer plant now under construction — and local officials praised the financial commitment Read more

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WARRENSBURG | The Warrensburg girls basketball team continued to advance in their season’s campaign, as they won two games but experienced their first loss of this season. Read more

Sports

John Strong Retiring Handshake

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LAKE GEORGE | For nearly 40 years, John Strong has served as executive director of the Lake George Arts Project — founding, organizing and producing some of the landmark cultural events held in Lake George. Read more

The Sun

Boys Baskb LG vs Corinth Luke Pelchar

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ARGYLE | The North Warren boys basketball team remained undefeated as it won the championship of the Argyle Holiday Tournament last weekend. Read more

Sports

Conover 2019 State Of County Speech

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WARREN COUNTY | Warren County is in solid financial shape — a trend developing over recent years which is expected to continue, county Board of Supervisors Chairman Ron Conover told county leaders at their Dec. 20 meeting. Read more

The Sun

Zach Olden Vs Granville

Photo by Kim Lamy McKenna

WARRENSBURG | After Burgher wrestlers Trlisten Hitchcock and Jacob Clear won the two top weight-class matches with quick pins in a meet Dec. 28 versus Peru. Read more

Sports

Nexamp Solar David Wells

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LAKE GEORGE | With an intent to minimize the carbon footprint of local government, the Lake George town board is considering entering an electricity purchasing agreement with a company that builds and maintains solar farms in the northeast U.S. Read more

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Indian Lake Central School

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INDIAN LAKE | Voting residents of the Indian Lake Central School District overwhelmingly approved a $2 million-plus capital project Dec. 3 to update its school facilities. Read more

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STONY CREEK | Thousand Acres Ranch is being revived, and its new owner/proprietor seeks to re-establish the Ranch’s traditional bond with the area communities by inviting people to attend a New Year’s Eve Party. Read more

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114thDistrictAssemblyCandidates

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QUEENSBURY | Within hours of Stec’s announcement, several candidates revealed they had submitted letters of intent with area Republican party officials to run for his 114th district Assembly post. Read more

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Donna Combs

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WARRENSBURG | As of Jan. 1, local citizens visiting the Warrensburg town clerk’s office will be seeing all new personnel at work behind the counter as they conduct municipal business. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Responding to local residents’ concerns, the Warrensburg Zoning Board of Appeals curbed the plans of Dollar General to build a store in the middle of a historic district in town. Read more

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Wrestling Hoolihan Vs Hitchcock

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LAKE LUZERNE | Two athletes on the Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George WarEagles wrestling team won championships and four others were place-winners in the Captain Bailey Memorial Tournament held recently at Adirondack High School in Boonville NY. Read more

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DUANESBURG | The Warrensburg-Bolton wrestling team accomplished another landmark Dec. 14 in their 2019-20 season by capturing the championship of the Duanesburg Duals, defeating the five other teams entered in the tournament. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | The future of Warren County’s rail corridor which extends through the towns of Stony Creek, Warrensburg, Thurman, Chester, and Johnsburg will be the topic of a public meeting this week. Read more

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Long Lake Polar Plunge

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LONG LAKE | For North Country folks who just can’t get enough of our cold winters, the town of Long Lake Parks and Recreation Department is once again hosting its annual Feeling Long Lake-y Polar Plunge on Saturday, Dec. 28, at 1 p.m. Read more

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    Warrensburg Planning board chair Laura Moore responds to local citizens objecting to plans for a vintage Victorian home in a historic district of Warrensburg being demolished and replaced with a dollar store. Listening to the crowd's comments are (right to left): board members John Fanchini, Rich Larkin, Moore, Suzanne Tyler and Sharon Sutphin.

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    Diane Perillo purchases a pair of knitted mittens Oct. 5 from Lori Henry, a vendor at the World’s Largest Garage Sale held in Warrensburg last weekend. The early-morning freezing temperatures during the multi-day sale provided Henry, from Cooperstown, with a steady stream of customers for her cozy Sherpa coats, mittens, scarves, ponchos and sweaters.

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    Warrensburg Volunteer Fire Co. member Bonnie Roth delivers servings of breakfast in the town firehall to a couple attending the World’s Largest Garage Sale on Oct. 5. Working in the kitchen were firefighters Roger Durkin, Gary Ross, Tony Fortino and Pete Bederian. Also serving up meals were Jordan Lamphier and Jonathan Geraghty.

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    Gathering to honor Harry Bollback (front, center) at the Sept. 30 installation of his ‘Hometown Hero’ banner in Pottersville, were family members (rear, left to right): John Nelson, Suely Cecil, Cindi Bollback, Larry Bollback, and Elizabeth Nelson.

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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).