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Sanalitro wins Minerva’s BOE seat

MINERVA— After the Dec. 2 forum at Minerva Central School, it was difficult to determine who would become the newest member of Minerva Central School’s Board of Education, which was decided by a Dec. 11 vote. However, one candidate had to come out on top and after the vote, as Ron Sanalitro beat out opponents Hayley Killon and Karen TenEyck to earn his spot on the board.

Girl Scouts of Northeastern NY adopt online cookie sales

GLENS FALLS — Everyday it seems as if more and more things are making the move online. People can get news digitally, go shopping without leaving the couch, and now buy cookies. The Girl Scouts have been knocking on doors and selling Thin Mints since 1917, making mouths water when that time of year rolls around. This January, the area’s cookie selling season, consumers will be able to visit their favorite girl scout’s website and click for cookies.

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The FUND for Lake George introduces new technology

LAKE GEORGE — The FUND for Lake George has been persevering to protect the Queen of American Lakes since 1980; their newly opened “Center for Lake George” features visualization technology to bring new understanding to the science behind the lake’s biggest threats. In a Dec. 15 interview, the FUND’s Corrina Parnapy, Water Quality Outreach Coordinator, opened up the center’s doors and revealed everything that was waiting inside.

North Country leaders look forward to upcoming legislative session

Albany agendas for North County officials include mandate relief, increased infrastructure funding and rollbacks of some of the state's most controversial policies

Warm holiday wishes | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

This time of year we all think about others and putting a smile on the faces of those we love.

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Ticonderoga district announces early dismissal

There will be an early dismissal for students in the Ticonderoga Central School District and St. Mary’s School Friday, Dec. 19. T

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Common Ground Alliance issues updated Blueprint for the Blue Line

The Adirondack Common Ground Alliance (CGA) has released the updated Blueprint for the Blue Line, a set of legislative priorities for the Adirondack Park for 2015 and beyond.

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Breed featured in interview series on Amazon

Local author Jean Arleen Breed is one of the featured authors that was interviewed for the ALVA Axiom Anthology of Author Interviews now available on amazon.com, and Kobo.com.

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13 nabbed in Essex County drug sweep

A multi-agency drug sweep netted 13 suspects on felony drug charges across the county this morning. Investigations are ongoing and additional arrests are anticipated, say state police.

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Olde Tyme Christmas to return to Schroon Lake

The annual celebration of all things Christmas will again be held in the Schroon Lake community Saturday, Dec. 13.

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Crown Point gallery hosting works by NCCC students

 The new Crown Point Art Gallery is hosting the works of North Country Community College students over the winter months.

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Moriah teachers, students break out the ugly sweaters

The “ugly sweater party” craze has gained in popularity in the past few years, now becoming a fundraiser at Moriah Central School.

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Fish trap expected to pay dividends for salmon fishery

A significant upgrade at the Ed Weed Fish Culture Station in Grand Isle is expected to pay dividends for the health of the salmon population in Lake Champlain.

Thankful for dinner support

When so much of our attention and news is centered on financial despair, arguably created by greed and mis-conduct, I believe that a little good news goes a long way during this season of Joy and Hope.

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First United Methodist youth to present Christmas story

The children and teachers of the First United Methodist Church Sunday School invite everyone to their annual Christmas play and reception Sunday, Dec. 14, during the 10:30 a.m. service.

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NCCS graduate’s sports journey to a national championship

Former Cougars track, soccer standout Molly Roush found herself competing at the national level on a different stage

After four seasons playing varsity high school soccer for the Northeastern Clinton Cougars in Champlain, Molly Roush saw herself playing at the next level for St. Michael’s College across Lake Champlain in Colchester, VT.

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Branding produce, collaboration, food processors envisioned to boost farming in Adks.

For the past 80 years, agriculture has been virtually dormant in the southern Adirondacks. Recently, with the interest in building a sustainable economy and consuming fresh local high-quality foods, farming in the area has re-emerged. Making a living in agriculture here, however, has been a formidable challenge — and ideas are now being shared on how to do it.

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VFW bowling

Men and Womens League Results

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Record number to compete in bridge building contest Dec. 13

Begun in 2009 with a few students from St. Mary’s and Ticonderoga Middle School, the Kiwanis Bridge Building Contest has grown each year.

Facts or conclusions?

Concerning the letter presuming to bring “flawed assumptions of the facts” to light from a previous Op-Ed piece, I would simply point out that the author states only conclusions in opposition without pointing out any facts at all, much less flawed ones in the op-Ed piece.

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