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Area leaders ask Sen. Gillibrand for help in boosting economic growth

In a meetup with area leaders, U.S. Sen. Gillibrand is asked to help lure a new hockey team to Glens Falls, to commit more federal funds toward local infrastructure repair and expansion, and to assist Glens Falls Hospital with its financial shortfalls. Gillibrand, in turn, talked of new funding sources for small businesses and revealed she saw her first rock concert at the Glens Falls Civic Center.

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SUNY Adk.’s new CEO honored as giant chair is unveiled

As a giant Adirondack chair is dedicated on the SUNY Adirondack campus in conjunction with the inauguration if the institution's new president Kristine Duffy, students talk about their views on Duffy's character and the new course she envisions for the community college.

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Ticonderoga High students recognized

Ticonderoga High School seniors Tyler Belden, Aaron Bush and Nicole Curcio were recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society at Moriah Central School.

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4-H youth participate in public presentation day in Westport

On March 15, 86 4-H youth from ages 5 to 18 gathered from all over Essex County from Ticonderoga to Ausable at Westport Central School for the annual Public Presentation Day.

Ticonderoga slates kindergarten registration

Registration and screening for Ticonderoga Elementary School kindergarten students will take place on May 20, 21 and 22.

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Teacher scholarships available

War College May 16-18

Fort Ticonderoga will award four middle or high school teachers the opportunity to attend the 19th annual War College of the Seven Years War May 16-18 on scholarships.

St. Mary’s, Ticonderoga schools to take spring break

There will be no school for Ticonderoga Central School District and St. Mary’s School...

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Ticonderoga thespians present classic tale

Students perform ‘Pride and Prejudice’

A 200-year-old tale came to the stage at Ticonderoga High School as students presented “Pride and Prejudice.”

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Sentinel thinclad Harvard bound

Jay Hebert makes it official

Jay Hebert is used to leading the field. He’s a four-time state champion and All-America in track. He’s expected to be named Ticonderoga High School valedictorian in a few weeks.

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Schroon students part of college program

The SUNY Albany college-level Schroon Lake Central School French students took part of a francophone day at SUNY-Albany recently along with seven other schools that participate in the University in the High School program.

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New poll spells good, bad, ugly for Cuomo

A poll by the Siena Research Institute shows New York State residents give Gov. Andrew Cuomo mixed grades. According to the poll there was slippage in Cuomo’s job performance and generic re-elect ratings. By a 64-28 percent margin, voters say Cuomo has been an effective governor. However, on seven of eight specific issues, only between 15 and 26 percent of voters said that issue has improved since Cuomo’s been governor, while between 24 and 45 percent of voters said it has gotten worse. The poll was based on the opinions of 813 registered voters. The poll asked about ensuring equal rights for New Yorkers, New York’s business climate, lessening corruption in state government, state government effectiveness, personal economic well-being, quality of public education, economic well-being of most New Yorkers, and fairness of the state’s tax policy.

Students graduate Tech Program with honors

Crown Point students William Armstrong and Mechelle Cole were recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society.

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Master gardener candidates sought

People wanted in Ti, Crown Point, Schroon Lake

Do you have a green thumb? Would you like to have a green thumb? If so, Cornell Cooperative Extension would like to hear about it.

On Campus

Elise Bruce and Donna Heald

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Fort Ticonderoga taking teacher applications

Fort Ticonderoga is now accepting applications from teachers to participate in the 2014 Fort Ticonderoga Teacher Institute July 13-17.