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Crown Point board works on campground bylaws

As the thermometer starts to creep higher, town officials are preparing to host another season of happy campers.

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Former federal prosecutor recalls fall from grace, redemption in new memoir

Andrew McKenna's memoir “Sheer Madness” is a taut tale of addiction laced with equal parts self-deprecation and acerbic wit.

Vote or face the consequences? | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

President Obama recently floated the idea of making it a mandatory requirement for United States citizens to vote in elections, while speaking to a civic group in Cleveland.

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On Common Ground troupe wins state award

A troupe of student-actors from Moriah Central School were recently honored with the Ultimate Contribution Award from the Task Force Against Bullying.

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Ticonderoga High School students square off with teachers in quiz bowl challenge

After correctly answering the question, “where would you find an aglet,” Ticonderoga Quiz Bowl member Josie Worley offered the reason she knew the answer was the plastic seal on the end of a shoestring.

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Funding sought for Schroon hall expansion

Town officials are working to secure a $75,000 grant in order to expand the town hall to provide more room for the municipal court.

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First United Methodist Church prepares for Holy Week events

Holy Week starts the week of Sunday, March 29, at the First United Methodist Church, 1045 Wicker Street (Rte 9N).

Slighted

In the beginning of this year I e-mailed the Ticonderoga Chamber of Commerce to discuss the possibility of doing a show for the best of the fourth and I was told that person I would donate my time (no Charge at all).

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Warriors claim second Class C title in three years

Wincowski three sends Warriors up Rte. 9 champs

In the Class C Championship game March 21, that spotlight fell to the on-court leader of the Lake George Warriors in a 53-50 title win against Waterville.

Thankful

I would like to say thank you to all of you for your support and generosity following the fatal house fire that took the life of my beloved husband Robert, our dog, and home.

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St. Mary’s School receives iPads

St. Mary’s School has been gifted with a complete set of iPad Air tablets for their Middle School.

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Wincowski’s triple-double helps lead Warriors to Class C title game

The edge went to the down-towners, as the Warriors hit on 11 shots from beyond the arc to score a 70-60 win over the Blue Devils and advance to the Class C title game for the second time in three years.

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Moriah unable to solve Bridgeport zone in fourth

Killer Bees end Moriah season in Class D semifinals

It was a tale of two games for the Moriah Vikings in the NYSPHSAA Class D semifinals against Bridgehampton March 20.

Marijuana awareness needed

Marijuana is a controversial plant.

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Crown Point declares state of emergency over water lines

To do so, members of the Crown Point Town Board voted March 12 to enact a state of emergency in regard to repairs needed to fix a leak at the main intersection in the hamlet, where Route 9N/22, Sugar Hill Road and Creek Road meet.

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Ti water department feted for winter work

Over the past two-plus months, members of the Ticonderoga Water Department have responded to 54 pipe freeze and leak calls as well as over 20 main line breaks.

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Cinderella this weekend at Schroon Lake Central

Performances will take place at 7 p.m. both days and will feature a student led cast acting, singing and dancing their way through the classic tale of the girl who dreamed to go to the ball.

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Adirondack Shakespeare prepares for spring tour

The Adirondack Shakespeare Company is launching its first spring tour of upstate New York this year with productions of “Romeo & Juliet” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

Time to raise the age

The time has come for the criminal justice system to treat young people across New York State as children, not adults.

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Julia Podres reflects on 103 years of life

On the coffee table in Julia Podres’ quaint living room is a Time magazine.

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