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Venner 3 send Keene into Class D finals to face Moriah

Once again, the game between the Keene Beavers and Schroon Lake Wildcats came down to a scoring run.

Horses | Little Bits

When I was little and ran up to my dad, begging for something we couldn’t afford, he would raise his huge hands and say, “Hold your horses. Let’s talk about it.” What is there about mankind and horses?

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Jack Jay, Robber Jay | Notes from the North Woods

Last weekend, I witnessed a fairly large bird repeatedly attack a group of smaller birds at my feeder.

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Ice/cold water training on Bulwagga Bay | Conservation Conversations

It may not seem like spring will ever get here, but in time, Lake Champlain will thaw and pose a potential danger. Ice fishermen, dog walkers, cross country skiers and cold water wanderers of all sorts, can become victims if they break through thawing or rotten ice.

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Vikings, Beavers to vie for Class D girls championship

On March 3, the Lady Vikings made sure they would not miss out on a fifth straight sectional championship game, jumping out to a 10-point first quarter lead en route to a 57-23 victory.

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Young woman blows whistle: Former Essex employee sounds off on town clerk’s activities

A former town employee says town officials were aware of clerk William Morgan's penchant for child pornography well before his arrest last month on federal charges.

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WWII, Korean War vets bring experiences to Westport Central

Eleven World War II and Korean War vets visited Westport Central last week to educate youngsters on the values of the Greatest Generation.

School buildings should be more accessible | Editorial

Small communities throughout the North Country have one commonality — their center of community is anchored by a stately, often historic school facility where a bedrock of learning has long been fused with the laughter of children.

Letter contained veiled agenda

I read with dismay James Bullard’s letter in the Feb. 28 issue of Valley News on the subject of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s forthcoming address to Congress.

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Exit 29 Sunoco brings convenience back to North Hudson

It was a Christmas present to the town and region.

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Sentinels seek sectional magic for second straight game

Ross’ three in overtime leads Ti over Seton Catholic and onto Class C finals against NAC

 It was a play designed to bring the defenders in on the top scoring threat for the Ticonderoga Sentinels, and the Seton Catholic Knights took the bait Feb. 27.

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“Call Out Cuomo” tour rallies hundreds in P’burgh

Hundreds of protesters rallied at Plattsburgh High on Saturday morning to protest Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed education policies.

Still not so affordable health care | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Last year I stated the hand writing has been on the wall for some time. That our great fears are coming to pass and no one is taking the proper steps to fix what is clearly a bad and ill conceived law.

Bauer off base on how to protect

In your Feb. 21 edition of the Valley News, Peter Bauer wrote a detailed defense of Protect’s lawsuit of the APA’s approval of the ACR’s development near Tupper Lake.

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Champion! Bushey claims NYS wrestling title

Named Most Outstanding Wrestler

The Peru wrestler was the best of the best, winning the 170 lbs. title and top individual honor Saturday night.

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End of Winter Carnival activities slated

The Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) in coordination with the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce and Silver Bay YMCA Teen Center are announce they will host the first Ticonderoga End of Winter Carnival Saturday, March 7, at the Ticonderoga Armory, Ticonderoga Recreational Areas, and Northern Lake George Paddle, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Backpack grant to benefit area children

The Kiwanis Club of Ticonderoga was recently awarded a $2,500 grant from The Foundation of Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital.

Dine United event a success

The United way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. partnered with several restaurants from Clinton, Essex, and Franklin Counties to hold the fifth “DINE UNITED” event on Jan. 21.

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National Foreign Language week set at Ticonderoga High

The week of March 9-13 means the celebration of National Foreign Language Week for Spanish and French class students at Ticonderoga High school.

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Ti High Seniors Nationally Certified as Work Ready

With a lack of jobs available in the workforce employers have become particular on who they add to their payroll.

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