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Anti-smoking ads do make a difference

Is anyone else disturbed by the Tips From a Former Smoker ads on TV?

New endowment established at Adirondack Land Trust

The Adirondack Land Trust is delighted to announce that the F. M. Kirby Foundation has made a $2 million commitment to help fund perpetual care of working farms and forests under conservation easements.

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Weird weather a nailbiter for local farmers

Conventional wisdom says it has been a brutal winter here in the North Country. How has this affected local farmers?

Essex Community Fund accepting grant applications

The Essex Community Fund (ECF) is now accepting applications for 2015 grants.

Give yourself the best gift of all | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Living in our free society has many perks and benefits. All too often we never really appreciate how good we have it until we face that unexpected event that could change ones life dramatically.

Town to flush water

Notice Town of Moriah water district users Districts #1, #2 & #4, the Town of Moriah will be flushing fire hydrants for following areas:

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Hallie Bond to speak as part of Hancock House program

In collaboration with the New York Council for the Humanities, Hallie Bond will present her lecture, “Common Threads: Adirondack Quilts Tell Their Stories,” Sunday, April 19, in the downstairs program room at the Hancock House, at 2 p.m.

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Ticonderoga Festival Guild ‘In School’ a success

The Ticonderoga Festival Guild has begun a new “In School” initiative.

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Ticonderoga Festival Guild starts new season with a ‘Towne Meeting’

The Ticonderoga Festival Guild launched its 2015 season Saturday, March 21, with a dinner and concert at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Ticonderoga.

Skene Manor to open for season

Skene Manor, 8 Potters Terrace, is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from mid-April through mid-December from noon to 4 p.m.

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Rachael Ray captivates crowd at local show

Rachael Ray shared candid conversation, quips, and insights into celebrity life as as well as a few recipes during her 13th annual benefit show at Lake George High School recently — and the capacity audience was captivated.

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Petitions seeking referendum on Westmount sale submitted

Petitions intended to force a public vote on the controversial sale of Warren County's Westmount nursing home to a private firm have been submitted to county officials, but a decision is pending on whether the number of signatures is adequate for the petitioners to achieve their objective.

Crown Point Distinguished Young Women profiles five entrants

Five junior girls will compete in the 29th Distinguished Young Women of Crown Point program to be held Saturday April 11 in the auditorium of Crown Point Central School.

AuSable Forks man killed in sawmill accident

An AuSable Forks man is dead following an accident at Ward Lumber Mill on Wednesday.

Carillon Garden Club announces upcoming activities

The Carillon Garden Club will be meeting Thursday, April 16, at the Hague Community Center, Rte 8, from about 9:30 a.m. to about 1 p.m.

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Moses Ludington Hospital hits perfection for mammography

Moses Ludington Hospital announces that its radiology department recently received a perfect score on its Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) inspection.

Chamber seeks annual nominations

The Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations from the community for Schroon Lake’s 2015 Citizen/Organization of the Year.

Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference names Scholar Athletes

The Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference (MVAC) announces Scholar Athletes for the 2015 Winter Sports Season.

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Champlain Area Trails readies second big hike

Champlain Area Trails (CATS) is teaming up with local businesses to host the second “Grand Inn-to-Inn Hike” on Saturday, May 9. 

Putnam Central School announces Pre-k, Kindergarten registration

The Putnam Central School District pre-k and kindergarten registration will be held Friday, May 8, at the school with no appointment necessary from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

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