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PLATTSBURGH | Fun and games are what Jackie Cameron lives and breathes every day as general manager of the family entertainment center at the Comfort Inn in Plattsburgh. But the push to attract more of our neighbors to the north is leading to... Read more

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New Mid-Station Lodge

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WILMINGTON | Emerging from public discourse, Gov. Andrew Cuomo last Saturday put a $14 million line-item in the Governor’s Executive Budget to wholly rebuild the Mid-Station Lodge, which was destroyed by fire at Whiteface. Read more

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Lt Gov Kathy Hochul presented 10 projects

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The year 2019 saw many municipalities move ahead with major infrastructure and capital repair projects for 2020. Here are some news highlights from Essex County in 2019. Read more

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MONTPELIER | Turn Out for Tourism will be held at the Vermont State House front steps in Montpelier on Wednesday, Jan. 15, in the new year. 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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DANNEMORA | Small business, individual success key to local development, officials say. The daily demands on entrepreneurs can be daunting, and that’s what regional business counselors are hoping to help Dannemora businesses with. 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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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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Budget 2020

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PORT HENRY | Town tax rates will be down in Moriah next year after the board agreed to a 2020 budget that largely maintains that status quo. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | A Lake George woman who for years has exhibited a warm, welcoming demeanor as she has helped thousands of families plan their vacations in the region, was honored recently by Warren County officials several weeks before her retirement J Read more

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NEWCOMB | Downtown Newcomb, as downtowns are traditionally thought of, does not exist. It’s three miles along Route 28N of a house here and a business there, with a park or a government building scattered along the way. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A proposal to increase the county’s tax on hotel rooms by 2 percent and direct that new revenue to fund local capital projects was put forward by the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) Monday. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Within a few years, Lake George Village residents and visitors will be able to connect to public Wi-Fi to stream movies, connect to social media and browse the internet without relying on cellular service... Read more

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INDIAN LAKE | The public is invited to the Indian Lake Community Development Corporation (ILCDC) membership meeting set for Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Town of Indian Lake Byron Park Meeting Room on Route 28. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Between 2017-18, Clinton County saw a 5.7 percent bump in occupancy tax revenue. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Mayor Robert Blais voiced a plea last week in person to state officials, telling them that the taxpayers of Lake George would be undertaking a crushing debt load if the state doesn’t direct at least $6 million more towards... Read more

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NEWCOMB | Adventurers who have an interest in both history and the outdoors will have two more weekends this winter to get a special look at the Camp Santanoni Historic Area, an architectural masterpiece nestled deep in the woods of Newcomb. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | One of the most visible artifacts of the former Frontier Town theme park has been sold. Read more

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Imagine: You’ve always wanted to visit northern New York, so when your bike-touring friends decide to ride the Empire State Trail, you are ready to go. Read more

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RAY BROOK | The campaign to increase the number of Forest Rangers who patrol the Adirondack Park has taken center stage in state budget hearings. Read more

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