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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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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

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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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WESTPORT | Champlain Area Trails (CATS) has published two new trail maps that cover hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing opportunities in the Champlain Valley. 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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The joys of living life to the fullest are the opportunities to renew and celebrate our traditions. Holiday preparations and events serve to bring family and friends together while strengthening the bonds between them. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Curaleaf in Plattsburgh unveiled its latest product last Wednesday, Nov. 20 - raw cannabis flower pods. 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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Stewart's Grand Opening - Chester

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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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NORTH COUNTRY | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Plattsburgh) and Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) have announced that they introduced “The Randy Preston Salt Reduction Act” to tackle road salt pollution in the Adirondacks. Read more

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  • Blais Asks For Sewer Cash

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    Blais Asks For Sewer Cash

    Lake George Village Mayor Robert Blais asks Warren County Supervisors Nov. 19 to commit $1 million of county Occupancy Tax revenue — to be paid in annual installments over the next 10 years — to help pay for the village’s looming $17 million debt incurred in the construction of the new village sewer plant.

  • LG Kidney Transplant

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    LG Kidney Transplant

    Lake George Town Assessor Lori Barber and town laborer Johnny Cocozza-Hill pose for a photo Nov. 7, four days before they were both in Albany Medical Center for a kidney transplant operation. Lori, 50, gave up one of her kidneys to Cocozza-Hill, who has a chronic kidney condition that has worsened in the last two years.

  • Stewart's Grand Opening - Chester

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    Stewart's Grand Opening - Chester

    While people were packing the new enlarged Chester Stewart’s Shop for its grand-opening celebration, area officials and community members gathered in front of the convenience store for a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Holding up the ends of the ribbon are (left side, left to right): Glens Falls YMCA’s Brian Bearor, state Assemblyman Dan Stec and U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, and (left side) Chester town board member Karen DuRose — while store manager Vicky Tucker (center) prepares to cut the ribbon. Representatives of the North Warren Chamber of Commerce and the Tri-Lakes Community Alliance were also on hand.