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July 4th weekend events to dazzle crowds

Festivals fireworks, patriotism and community events abound in the southern Adirondacks this weekend!

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Picnic meal to be served at fellowship dinner

The next Free Community Fellowship Dinner at the First United Methodist Church, 1045 Wicker St. (Rte 9N) will be held Sunday, July 5, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Reservations are not needed.

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Activities announced for Ticonderoga Farmer’s Market

The Ticonderoga Area Farmers’ Market sponsored by the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce, is getting ready for the 2015 Market season, runs from Saturday, July 4 through Saturday, Oct. 10, at the new site at 1114 Wicker Street, near the Walmart entrance, across from Christopher Chevrolet Buick, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Fireworks parking available

Parking is available for 4th of July fireworks

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Wet woods, high water and tall tales | Notes from the North Woods

It’s been an extremely, wet week to be in the woods, which is good for mushrooms, gardeners, whitewater paddlers and waterfall photographers, but not for much else.

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It's time for the Best Fourth in the North!

Events run today through Saturday

Details have been announced for the upcoming 2015 Best 4th In The North Celebration beginning on July 1.

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Hague set for July 3 bash

The Independence party gets started a day early in the town of Hague, where fireworks and a concert will take place Friday, July 3.

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Schroon Lake ready for 61st annual Fourth of July celebration

The hamlet of Schroon Lake will be abuzz with activity in celebration of Independence Day with activities lasting well into the evening Saturday, July 4.

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Strawberry fest postponed

For the first time in 10 years, friends and members of the First Congregational Church of Crown Point felt the need to postpone its Strawberry Festival.

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Adirondack Shakespeare Company set for summer tour

The Adirondack Shakespeare Company, a fully professional theatre will be on tour throughout the Adirondacks presenting “As You Like It”, “A Woman’s Wit”, “Songs Of The Iroquois: Turtle Island”, “Their Blackest Sins: Shakespeare’s Villains”, “Romeo and Juliet”, “The Merry Wives Of Windsor”.

King - Cooke | Wedding

Kelly Ann King and Joseph Cooke of Port Henry were married on June 13th, 2015 at Lake Champlain Bible Fellowship by Pastor Jeremiah Brinkman.

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New EPA study: Trout and salmon will vanish by 2100 without action on climate change

All of the Adirondack Park’s iconic trout and salmon fishing destinations and cold-water fisheries would disappear from the landscape by the end of the century without global action to prevent the climate from overheating the park’s rivers, lakes and streams, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported late Monday.

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The last eastern cougar | Notes from the North Woods

According to a Proposed Rule document recently issued by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), the known status of the eastern puma within its historical range is extinct.

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Ticonderoga to honor veterans as part of Best Fourth in the North

The committee overseeing the annual events, scheduled from July 1 until Independence Day, July 4, will honor veterans as the grand marshals.

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PRIDE awarded BackPack Program grant

PRIDE of Ticonderoga and Ticonderoga Central Schools were recently awarded a $2,000 grant from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.