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Memorial Day festivities set

Communities across the North Country have a slew of events planned to mark the Memorial Day holiday.

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Ti PTO is tuned up for membership expansion

The Ticonderoga Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization seeks more volunteers to step up. The group's president says those who do won't regret it.

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Made in the Moutains expands in Port Henry with consignment shop

The group behind an art gallery opened in 2014 continues to spur retail development in Port Henry.

Ticonderoga natives set to sail boat rental company

A pair of North Country entrepreneurs launch a new boat rental service catering to the enter Adirondack Park. “This area is always in search of some new ideas,” said Adam Porter with the Adirondack Boat Rental Co.

Schroon ready to form ambulance district

This latest development comes on the heels of steps already taken by officials to improve emergency services.

Ti building proposition approved

Election results: The Ticonderoga district will see a $73 million building project, and a newcomer defeated a former board member in a Schroon Lake School board race.

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Essex Farm Institute hires executive director

The Essex Farm Institute, an agricultural education and research institution that aims to redefine sustainable farming, has hired their first full time executive director, Michele Drozd.

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Homeschooling movement sprouts shoots in North Country

Following a battlefield year in public education, a core of local parents have begun to mobilize to discuss alternative options for their children.

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YMCA Camp Chingachgook accepting summer program registrations

YMCA Camp Chingachgook is still accepting registrations for this summer for its premiere summer camp program.

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Walkers march for children’s mental health

Mental health issues, say advocates, are misunderstood conditions that can be treated and managed just like any other issues, like diabetes and asthma.

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Thrift shop hosts annual lunch

The volunteers at the First United Methodist Church Thrift Shop in Ticonderoga came together recently for their annual luncheon and recognition ceremony.

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Go back in time with Fort Ticonderoga to celebrate Memorial Day

Join Fort Ticonderoga on Memorial Day weekend Saturday, May 23 through May 25, to salute the service of the armed forces of the United States on the very grounds where so many American soldiers fought and sacrificed.

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Crown Point Young Women empowered at CFES conference

Forty young women, grades 7 through 9, from Crown Point Central School spent the day at the CFES Center to learn about self confidence and self esteem at the “Girl Power: Developing Essential Skills for Success” Summit.

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Douglas’ resignation to see supers shuffle

Essex County Board Chairman Randy Douglas’ resignation at the end of the week will lead to a shakeup in the board’s leadership, the first in nearly four years.