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SCHROON LAKE | Derrick Denteh knows a thing or two about changing cultures. When he was 3, his parents felt he needed to spend some of his formative years in his ancestral homeland of Ghana, so then sent him from his home in the Bronx... Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Not everyone shares equally in a good economy. Some jobs don’t pay, some people are unable to work and others encounter a run of bad luck. For them, food pantries exist to provide three days worth of food as a bridge when food stamps... Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga’s efforts to write solar regulations into its zoning law got off to a choppy start last Thursday, when citizens at a public hearing said they had not received adequate background information about the proposal. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Like the ivy at Wrigley Field, Eurasian watermilfoil dies back in the winter then springs to life with a vengeance come spring. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | July 4, 1776, was a great day for America. July 4, 1777 — not so much. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga has joined a list of towns calling for after-hours lockdowns of two northern Lake George boat launches to prevent the spread of invasive species. Read more

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PORT HENRY | The Moriah Chamber of Commerce is seeking vendors and volunteers for the upcoming Champ Day celebration, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 21, at Champ Beach in Port Henry. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga Central School Superintendent John McDonald Jr. retired from his position last Tuesday, after an unsettling two months in which the board struggled to produce a budget that was acceptable to taxpayers and school stakeholders Read more

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TICONDEROGA | A year ago, as the Ticonderoga Country Club was smack in the middle of major improvements to its golf course, it received a devastating setback when its historic clubhouse burned to the ground. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | A recent survey of Essex County students found that school was the place they were most secure, while they felt far less safe in the community as a whole. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Like many 12-year-old boys, Julian Fleury is not enamored of schoolwork. Read more

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CROWN POINT | When the flower boxes deteriorated and had to be removed from the Crown Point Post Office, clerk Cammie Anderson felt the facade just didn’t look right, particularly as the town has been in the middle of a beautification effort. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | In 19th century Japan, telling a fish story wasn’t acceptable. Instead, the catch was documented not with weights and measures, but with the art form known as “gyotaku,” in which the medium is ink — and the fish itself. Read more

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PORT HENRY | During the portion of the French and Indian War that was fought in the mid-1700s, it is arguable that the British sank more of their own boats than the French did. They meant to do it. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Central School community came out Thursday, June 20, to celebrate the crowning moment in team sports for the school, honoring the 2019 Class C baseball state champions in the auditorium at Ticonderoga High School. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Not counting a mountain of mine tailings the color of a foggy day, and some industrial architecture that seems not to fit in along the shoreline of the recreation-minded Adirondack Coast... Read more

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PORT HENRY | AdkAction and Mountain Lake Services will open a farm store in Port Henry in July, selling local and regional produce, bread, meat, eggs, dairy and value-added products in the Mountain Weavers Guild storefront on Main Street... Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga has had the title of Best 4th in the North for so long that no one can remember exactly who it was that gave it the name. But needless to say, it was a designation that came as the result of a lot of hard work. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga Central School Superintendent John McDonald Jr. retired from his position Tuesday, after an unsettling two months in which the board struggled to produce a budget that was acceptable to taxpayers and school stakeholders. Read more

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CROWN POINT | Communities in the Essex County lake communities are gearing up for the Empire State bicycle trail, which is expected to be completed by the end of next year. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Stewart’s Shops has signed a contract to purchase the Mac’s Supermarket building, which became available last month when the independent grocer announced it would be closing its doors. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Hiking a trail or paddling a pond on a weekday in September, everything Adirondack seems well and good, joyful even, just as it has for generations of outdoor enthusiasts. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | By nature, restaurants aren’t always known as good environmental stewards, from food that’s thrown away to a surfeit of plastics that can end up in the environment. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance has received a $95,000 grant from the federal government that will pay tuition for high school students attending vo-tech classes at CV-Tec in Mineville. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Long-time Lake Placid residents turned out at a public hearing last week in defense of traditional neighborhoods and a small-town way of life that they said are being swallowed up and destroyed by short-term rental properties... Read more

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TICONDEROGA | If you love what you do,  why not work until — oh, say the age of 96? On a Sunday in late August, Grace Trombley played and sang at the Ticonderoga First United Methodist Church, the capstone on a musical career that began 82 years... Read more

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MORIAH | Fourteen years ago, Larry Cutting had one of those fantastic ideas born of genius and too many beers. He and a couple of his neighbors on Mutton Hollow Road decided to celebrate Labor Day with their very own parade... Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Two boat launches in northern Lake George will be locked down after hours beginning Sept. 6 as part of a pilot program to increase protection from aquatic invasive species on the lake, Department of Environmental Conservation... Read more

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PORT HENRY | Mac’s Village Market, the last remaining supermarket on the Adirondack Coast between Plattsburgh and Ticonderoga, will shut its doors once its current inventory has been sold, a district manager said last week. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | PRIDE of Ticonderoga is seeking contractors and a program administrator to put into motion $1.5 million in housing-related grants that have been awarded to the community-development organization since April. Read more

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CROWN POINT | When you’re standing next to someone at a checkout line, said Mary Cunningham, you never know — maybe that person is a cancer survivor, someone who has benefited from cancer research at the grass roots level. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | After being closed for the summer, a popular High Peaks trailhead known as The Garden is about three weeks from reopening, according to Keene Supervisor Joe Pete Wilson. Read more

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KEENE | Alstead Hill Lane is an antique, the original wagon trail between Keene and Lake Placid, a route that would have been familiar to many an Adirondack legend, including abolitionist John Brown. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | New York State Electric & Gas is asking the state for a 23 percent rate increase that company officials say is needed to ward off the effects of climate change and move the state toward greater reliance on green energy. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | When the University of Vermont (UVM) Medical Center completes the herculean task of unifying all of its patients’ electronic medical records, someone quipped that with a flip of a switch, 80 different software licenses would... Read more

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PORT HENRY | The Town of Moriah has called a special meeting to discuss a way forward for its waterfront after plans to work with an investor to revitalize the campground community failed to gain traction. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | As art goes, it isn’t the Sistine Chapel. That’s kind of the point. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Fifty years ago, 400,000 young people descended on a 600-acre dairy farm in rural New York for “three days of peace and music.” It was, depending on who you talk to, one of the greatest successes or greatest disasters in the history... Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | Better than a century ago, a merchant in Plattsburgh took out an advertisement in the paper, using copy that must have seemed hilarious at the time. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Town of Ticonderoga will officially dedicate its new, $14 million water plant on Wednesday, which finally brings it into compliance with state and federal regulations and orders issued over the past 10 years. Read more

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