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THURMAN | Internationally famous artisan cheesemaker Nettle Meadow Farm of Thurman recently won national honors at the 2020 Good Food Awards competition held in San Francisco Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Music or other sounds will no longer be allowed to be broadcast from shops along Lake George village streets, according to an ordinance adopted Feb. 10 by the Lake George Village Board. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | Warren County’s leading economic development guru recently outlined measures Warrensburg’s leaders and local businesses could undertake to achieve greater commercial vitality. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | New York’s newly launched winter tourism “push” is part of continued investment throughout the North Country; it’s a “push” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he believes is and will pay dividends long term. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Fort Ticonderoga officials announced that the Beaty Family Scholarship will be awarded to a North Country History Day participant currently in ninth, tenth, or 11th grade during this year’s North Country History Day hosted at Fort Ticon Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Prompted by local environmental advocates, Warren County officials are now considering establishing a centralized composting facility where food waste as well as brush and leaves can be deposited and processed. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | A destructive snow and ice storm, considered the most devastating in recent history, brought down trees on roadways and utility lines across six counties, cutting power to as many as 163,000 people. Read more

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GLENS FALLS | Warren County is ranked as the “No. 1 healthiest county” in New York, according to a new study released by voro.com, a website that refers people to doctors and publishes articles on health. Read more

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As a young child, I learned the incredible importance of Lake Placid and the spirit of the 1980 Olympics from my father. A dedicated winter sportsman, my father spent time in Lake Placid for a portion of the Olympic games. Read more

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ALBANY | A week into the new session, state lawmakers reached a deal with Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) aimed at preventing limousine crashes like the one that killed 20 people, including some who had ties to the North Country, in Schoharie County in Oct '18 Read more

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BRANT LAKE | One of northern Warren County’s most anticipated winter events — Brant Lake Winter Carnival — is to occur next weekend, offering a variety of activities for all ages. Read more

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Turning Back The Pages

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Russell Martin Fish, age two years and eight months, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Fish, of Chestertown, died on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1960, after a short illness. Read more

Community Columnists

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WARREN COuNTY | Not getting every Warren County resident to participate in the federal 2020 Census this year could mean the loss of many millions of federal dollars, crimping local government services, county leaders said recently. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Stewart’s Shops officials announced the purchase of family-owned gasoline and diesel distribution company, Polsinello Fuels, along with five gas stations. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | The twin sisters on Warrensburg’s girls basketball team represented double-trouble to opponents this week, as senior forwards Aubrey and Abigail Ranous led the Burghers to two Adirondack League victories. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | Regaining their early season momentum, the North Warren Boys Basketball team defeated three Adirondack League rivals in five days last week, improving their 2019-20 record to 14-2. Read more

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In the past two months since launching our Support for Community Journalism, we’ve heard from 289 readers and they have contributed $9,940 to date. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | All three Adirondack League girls basketball teams in northern Warren County defeated their opponents this week as the 2019-2020 season moved closer to conclusion. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | Likely experiencing the best game of his career, Lake George sophomore guard/forward Cameron Orr poured in 31 points from all over the basketball court to lead Lake George to a 62-52 comeback victory Jan. 24 over Fort Ann. Read more

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ALBANY | State Senator Betty Little has introduced legislation proposing to make daylight savings time (DST) permanent in New York State, which would mean more hours of late-day sunlight year-round. Read more

News Briefs - New York

  • 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.