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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 | 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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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Town Board fined an apartment-building owner $1,000 and gave him 30 days to improve conditions at the property at 170 Champlain Ave., which has been the subject of multiple police calls and complaints from neighbors. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | By a vote of 535-310, Ticonderoga voters approved a school budget for the coming year, after rejecting an earlier spending plan that exceeded the state-suggested tax cap. Read more

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UPPER JAY | Two people were sent to the hospital Wednesday morning after a sedan collided head on with a cement truck on Rt. 9N just south of Upper Jay. Read more

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NEWCOMB | The Adirondack Great Camp Santanoni has had three long-term owners: The Robert C. Pruyn family that built it at the turn of the 20th century, the Crandall and Myron Melvin families who bought it in 1953 and, today, the state of New York. 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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HAGUE | Ginger Henry Kuenzel has proved that not only can you go home again, you can get a witty book out of it at the same time. 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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SCHROON LAKE | The locally produced film “Garrow” is continuing to sell out shows across the Adirondacks, and starting Saturday will begin a six-day run at The Strand in Schroon Lake. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The story of World War I hero Alvin York reads like one of those entertaining but highly improbable movie scenes where a single good guy battling amidst a hail of bullets kills a multitude of bad guys. Read more

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CHILSON | Residents of Chilson and Eagle Lake last week were given five options, none of them cheap, for a new water system that will satisfy a federal court order to shut down an unfiltered flow coming from Gooseneck Pond by 2025. 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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CROWN POINT | Incumbent Crown Point council member Tara Peters led a field of four candidates for the town board last Tuesday with 123 votes. 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

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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Photo by Tim Rowland

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

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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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

The Sun