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TICONDEROGA | The annual Kiwanis Club of Ticonderoga Duck Race will be held at Bicentennial Park Sunday, Aug. 4, at 2 p.m. — the same day as the Ticonderoga Car Show. Read more

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Business Help

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TICONDEROGA | Small businesses start with an idea. But turning that idea into a reality can be far more complicated than it looks. Read more

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Sound Advice For Students

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ESSEX | More than 100 professionals from multiple fields fanned out across the North County last week, visiting schools and explaining to students what it takes to make it in their respective careers. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | With opening day of the Empire State Winter Games just days away, a leg of the long-distance torch relay will make a stop in Elizabethtown on Jan. 30. Read more

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CANTON | Students are being recognized for earning dean’s list honors during the fall 2019 semester at SUNY Canton. Read more

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Ti Grants - Golf Course

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TICONDEROGA | Southern Essex County received a thick slab of state funding from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2019 Regional Economic Development Council grants, led by help for ongoing public works projects in Ticonderoga and Port Henry. Read more

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TACC Young Pros

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) has announced the first Young Professionals meet and mingle of 2020, which will take place on Thursday, Jan. 23, at 5:30 p.m., at TACC’s offices (94 Montcalm St.). Read more

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Generous Acts

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LAKE PLACID | The Adirondack Foundation, a Lake Placid organization whose mission is to enhance the lives of people in the Adirondacks through philanthropy, has opened applications for the 2020 Generous Acts grants. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | America’s West Coast long ago figured out that offices are overrated. Employees are just as productive, or even more so when they work from their home or on the road. The East Coast isn’t quite there yet. Read more

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To the Editor: It has been two years since I spoke with Ti Supervisor about properties with junk cars, trailers and all sorts of debris. Joe assured me they were trying to enforce regulations but there were legal concerns they were working on. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | In what Fort Ticonderoga is calling the “Fort Fever Series,” Director of Collections Miranda Peters will review the museum’s continuing efforts to document, preserve and make accessible its collections. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga will be able to complete utility and street upgrades to The Portage more quickly than anticipated, after receiving a $5 million state grant. Read more

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Gerald “Gerry” Morrow

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CHESTERFIELD | With a new year underway, and many new elected faces the Essex County Board of Supervisors, one long-time leader, Gerry Morrow, has closed a chapter here after 34 years in office. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga has celebrated the end of the Christmas season for over 30 years with the Ticonderoga Festival Guild’s Twelfth Night Concert. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga’s totemic Lord George Augustus Howe has contributed much to the community’s storyline, and now he’s about to add a new feather to his considerable cap: a lesson in the trades. 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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Friends Comforting Friends

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TICONDEROGA | When Wendy Shaw went through two bouts of breast cancer years ago, friends and strangers rallied to her side. So Wendy So founded Friends Comforting Friends (FCF) about 6 years ago, and it’s been flourishing ever since. Read more

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Crown Point Hamilton

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CROWN POINT | Students of Rachael Leclaire-Charron’s Crown Point English class are no strangers to theatrical productions, even those on Broadway. Read more

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Ticonderoga High School

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TICONDEROGA | Hoping to avoid a repeat of last year’s budget difficulties, the Ticonderoga School Board is looking at structural, cost-saving changes that include the consolidation of its middle and high schools. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Essex County Industrial Development Agency, in partnership with the Town of Ticonderoga and the Ti Area Chamber of Commerce, was awarded a 2019 Adirondack Park Community Smart Growth Grant Program for a Microenterprise Program. Read more

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The top 10 games and events from the local sports season Read more

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  • From Vectors To Vomit - SHATNER v1

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    From Vectors To Vomit - SHATNER v1

    Shatner ponders the existential dilemma of vomiting in a weightless environment.

  • StarTrek-Generation

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    StarTrek-Generation

    This building in downtown Ticonderoga will be redeveloped into a set tour for “Star Trek: The Next Generation.”

  • Fox and Fern Owners

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    Fox and Fern Owners

    Owners Lynne Reale (left) and Mariann Rapple (right) stand in front of their newly opened shop, the Fox and Fern.

  • Ticonderoga’s water pumping station

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    Ticonderoga’s water pumping station

    Ticonderoga’s new water pumping station on Street Road.