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QUEENSBURY | Warren County’s final 2019 general election results — including the absentee ballot tallies — were released Nov. 25, and in most cases, the winning candidates’ vote advantage widened over the Election Day count. Read more

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SARATOGA SPRINGS | Combining aggressive defensive play with a prolific and balanced offense, the Warrensburg High School girls basketball team won the seventh-annual Mike Beson Memorial Tournament this last weekend at Saratoga Catholic High School. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | Goal to boost tourism, local culture, economies; Warren, Essex, Hamilton counties expected to benefit. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | A youthful but determined Warrensburg boys basketball team started off their 2019-20 season last weekend by winning the first round of their own tournament versus Johnsburg, 46-37, falling a day later in the finals to The King’s School. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | Johnsburg and North Creek are kicking off the holiday season with a variety of festive events. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Adirondack Christkindlmarkt, a holiday festival embracing a centuries-old European tradition, is returning to Lake George Festival Commons Friday, Dec. 6, through Sunday, Dec. 8 Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | Northern Warren County will be kicking off the holiday season with traditional small-town spirit this Tuesday, as the town’s Christmas tree is lit up, carols are sung and people socialize while sampling creations from local chefs. Read more

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GLENS FALLS | A holiday festival, ever-popular in the region, is returning to Glens Falls this weekend. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The Village of Lake’s George’s popular “Lite Up the Village” event, scheduled for the afternoon of Saturday Nov. 30, has for 21 prior years heralded the arrival of Christmas, attracting up to 3,000 people —sparking their holiday spirit. Read more

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JOHNSBURG | Frigid temperatures and abundant snowfall in northern Warren County has prompted Gore Mountain to open early this year — and skiers are taking advantage of the opportunity. Read more

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NORTHERN WARREN COUNTY | Expanding for its second year in existence, a holiday shopping and dining promotion in northern Warren County returns Saturday Dec. 7 to Brant Lake as well as Chestertown for 2019. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | A man who was renowned internationally in the world of  theater — and in his later years founded Our Town Theatre Group in North Creek — was remembered fondly this week by friends and associates after his passing. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Expressing frustration that the town board has repeatedly questioned the accuracy of their sewer treatment bill from the village, Lake George village officials have decided to bill them not by percentage of sewage treated but by volume. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | For more than a decade, adventure bicyclists have envisioned a biking/hiking trail following the Hudson River through Warren County and extending 85 miles into Adirondack wilderness to the ghost town of Tahawus. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Local citizens interested in the future of the Warrensburg hamlet’s character and ambiance should attend a special meeting of the Warrensburg Zoning Board of Appeals set for 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at the town hall, according to various Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | Hundreds of people were drawn to the new, far-larger Stewart’s Shop convenience store in Chester at its grand-opening event for free ice cream and other promotions, area officials attending a ribbon-cutting ceremony focused on... Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Working at her office desk Nov. 7, Lake George Town Assessor Lori Barber heard her computer bleep, signaling that an email had arrived in her inbox. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | A second-grader at Lake George Elementary School spent hours devising a detailed fire safety plan for her family, and for her diligence, she was treated like a celebrity by her peers and area firefighters. Read more

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SHENENDEHOWA | One of the most suspenseful games in NYSPHSAA tournament football culminated on the final play of the state quarterfinal game Nov. 16 between Moriah and Warrensburg-North Warren. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | Lake George’s youthful Varsity Volleyball team might have been overlooked by sports observers early this season, but it has now made news headlines regionally by winning the Section II Class C championship - the first time since 2008. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Warren County’s final 2019 general election results — including the absentee ballot tallies — were released Nov. 25, and in most cases, the winning candidates’ vote advantage widened over the Election Day count. Read more

The Sun

BurghersBesonTourneyTeamShot

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SARATOGA SPRINGS | Combining aggressive defensive play with a prolific and balanced offense, the Warrensburg High School girls basketball team won the seventh-annual Mike Beson Memorial Tournament this last weekend at Saratoga Catholic High School. Read more

Sports

Ti French Sawmill

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WARREN COUNTY | Goal to boost tourism, local culture, economies; Warren, Essex, Hamilton counties expected to benefit. Read more

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Blais Asks For Sewer Cash

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QUEENSBURY | Predicting crushing tax increases in Lake George required to pay for the village’s new $24 million wastewater treatment plant, Lake George Mayor Robert Blais asked Warren County leaders for $100,000 annual contributions. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | A youthful but determined Warrensburg boys basketball team started off their 2019-20 season last weekend by winning the first round of their own tournament versus Johnsburg, 46-37, falling a day later in the finals to The King’s School. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | Johnsburg and North Creek are kicking off the holiday season with a variety of festive events. Read more

The Sun

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Photo by Thom Randall

LAKE GEORGE | Adirondack Christkindlmarkt, a holiday festival embracing a centuries-old European tradition, is returning to Lake George Festival Commons Friday, Dec. 6, through Sunday, Dec. 8 Read more

The Sun

Memory Tree Taste Tri Lakes

Photo by Brandon Himoff

CHESTERTOWN | Northern Warren County will be kicking off the holiday season with traditional small-town spirit this Tuesday, as the town’s Christmas tree is lit up, carols are sung and people socialize while sampling creations from local chefs. Read more

The Sun

Festival of Trees

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GLENS FALLS | A holiday festival, ever-popular in the region, is returning to Glens Falls this weekend. Read more

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Lite Up the Village 2016

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LAKE GEORGE | The Village of Lake’s George’s popular “Lite Up the Village” event, scheduled for the afternoon of Saturday Nov. 30, has for 21 prior years heralded the arrival of Christmas, attracting up to 3,000 people —sparking their holiday spirit. Read more

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Gore Mountain

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JOHNSBURG | Frigid temperatures and abundant snowfall in northern Warren County has prompted Gore Mountain to open early this year — and skiers are taking advantage of the opportunity. 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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    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.